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Nvidia announces Max-Q for smaller, thinner Pascal-powered laptops


The company says uber-powerful GPUs like its GeForce 1080 will fit into the machines, and that Max-Q design will use GPUs in a different, much more efficient way. The drivers will also be fine-tuned to deliver optimal system efficiency paired with a great gaming experience. Features, pricing and availability may vary. Read More »

Samsung's SoundAssistant is a powerful app for your Galaxy phone's audio

Samsung has announced the launch of a new smartphone in Japan, the Samsung Galaxy Feel and the handset will be available with NTT DoCoMo . The SoundAssistant app lets you control various functions of audio, and automatically switches the volume keys from controlling call volume to media volume for controlling the app that is now running on the smartphone. Read More »

Google previews Android O, plans lightweight Android Go

The upcoming new version of Android is called Android "O ". The Android Go being a modified version of the Android O is created to work on low-memory bearing phones. Using their Geneva Home skill, users can ask Google to connect to it in order to do things like make hot water, set the oven timer, ask if the dishes are clean, and other things. Read More »

Google unveils Android O Beta program for Nexus and Pixel devices

Though Google has said in the past that it would be looking at lowering the minimum software versions to possibly Android 4.X - though that seems to have now changed. The Assistant is now available on more than 100 million devices, including Android smartphones, Android Auto, Android TV, and Android Home. Google now has over two billion active Android users and it wants to expand that to another billion by focusing on those who can't afford high-end devices and making the low-end ... Read More »

Burger King ad angers Belgian monarchy


It prompts users to pick one: Belgian King Philippe , or the company's mascot. After casting your ballot, you're asked several times if you're sure and reminded that Philippe "won't cook you fries". "Since it is for commercial purposes, we would not have given our authorisation". Four years later, Queen Mathilde, a speech therapist and wife of the current sovereign, was featured in an advert for diet pills in a before-and-after series, with the former showing her while she was pregnant. Read More »

Microsoft warns governments against stockpiling cyber weapons


The virus targeted computers using Windows XP , as well as Windows 7 and 8, all of which Microsoft stopped servicing years ago. Brad Smith criticized US intelligence agencies, including the CIA and National Security Agency , for "stockpiling" software code that can be used by hackers. Read More »

UK PM May says terror threat level will remain at critical


Greater Manchester Police chief constable Ian Hopkins said the leaked images of bomb parts had caused great distress to the families of the victims. This comes after fans launched a campaign to get the song, which Ariana performed during Monday's ill-fated concert, to the top of U.K.'s official charts. Read More »

IPhone 8 will have 'Touch ID integrated into display'

One of the persistent rumors about the iPhone 8 has been that Apple was having issues with the technology needed to embed the Touch ID fingerprint sensor in the display. Due to this issue the brand was left with 3 alternatives; to place the finger print sensor on the back of iPhone, to utterly remove this sensor option from 5.8 inch iPhone or to depend upon other types biometric authentications or even to holdup the manufacturing of the phone. Read More »

Monster Hunter XX coming to Nintendo Switch, first gameplay footage released

But considering that Nintendo wants more than one Switch in every home and the steady hype about the console from consumers, upping the supply is probably just what Nintendo will need to get through the holidays. Additionally, the Switch version will support internet cross-play with the 3DS version, as well as 1080p resolution support, and four-player local and online play. Read More »

Showdown at the Capitol over bathroom bill


With four days remaining in the 85th Legislature, lawmakers on Friday were still deadlocked over transgender bathroom use, leaving the prospect of a special session on the horizon. Patrick made his demands during a press conference that took place after House Speaker Joe Straus rejected calls to create a conference committee aimed at advancing the legislation. Read More »

Terror suspect arrested in Old Trafford amid more raids


Officials confirmed Abedi had recently returned from Libya and was known to British security services before the bombing . "They're very significant these arrests". In Rome, Pope Francis led thousands of people in St. Peter's Square in prayer, saying he was "close to the relatives and all those who are weeping for the dead". Read More »

Xbox Game Pass Coming Next Month


The Xbox Game Pass launches for everyone on June 1, but it is already available for Xbox Live Gold subscribers. The service is similar to PlayStation Now except the games are downloaded to the console on Game Pass (rather than streamed as they are with PlayStation Now). Read More »

Up to 36 million Android smartphones may be infected with this malware


In at least one case, an app bearing the malware was available through the Google Play app store for more than a year, according to a Fortune report. The "Judy" apps were published by an apparently Korean entity known as ENISTUDIO. Those apps include Crafting Guide for Minecraft, Dog Music (Relax) and Spring It's Stylish. Read More »

Britain arrests 'large part' of Manchester attack network


Pictures published by the New York Times included remains of the bomb and of the rucksack carried by the suicide bomber, and showed blood stains amid the wreckage. " I want to reassure people that the arrests that we have made are significant ", Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins told reporters Thursday. Read More »

Kvitova makes winning return

The Czech two-time Wimbledon champion was playing her first match since November after she was forced to sit out the past six month to recover from hand surgery after being attacked by a knife-wielding home invader in her apartment last December. Read More »

Corby's media escape masterminded by former army officer


Her security planners also managed to foil the Australian media's plan to travel home with her on the same flight by making an 11th hour switch from Virgin to Malindo, where she was seen sitting in business class and wearing a headscarf in an apparent attempt to hide her identity. Read More »

Southern rock music pioneer Gregg Allman dies

In those years, he left and rejoined the band several times. The Allman brother will be missed by not only his fans but by his business partners as well. Haynes performed with the Dickey Betts Band and co-wrote Allman's 1988 solo song "Before the Bullets Fly" before he ultimately joined the reunited Allman Brothers Band in 1989. Read More »

Trump delays return to USA, delivers quick victory speech


U.S. President Donald Trump , left, French President Emmanuel Macron and EU Council President Donald Tusk, right, watch the Frecce Tricolori Italian Air Force acrobatic squadron performing, in Taormina, Italy, Friday, May 26, 2017. Trump is wrapping up his first trip overseas as president and returning to the US on Saturday. At NATO , the White House touted the alliance's commitment to boosting defense spending, though the resolution was essentially a continuation of a pact agreed to two ... Read More »

Jared Kushner Under the Microscope in Trump-Russia Probe


Kushner "suggested using Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States for the communications", the Post reported , in an apparent attempt to try to shield discussions during the transition from monitoring. But a former head of the US National Security Agency harshly condemned Kushner's alleged effort to set up a secret communications line, saying if it's true, it would reveal a unsafe degree of ignorance or naivete. Read More »

Trump claims first foreign trip has 'made and saved' USA billions


Trump said, saying he has seen new hope among allies for "eradicating the terrorism that plagues humanity". "It was a tremendously productive meeting where I strengthened America's bonds". "You saw what we did with our military budget - way up", he said. Once more, he will likely be received warily, a president who ran on a campaign of "America First" with suggestions of disentangling the United States from global pacts, now engaged in two days of pomp and policy with the leaders of the ... Read More »