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HTC's New Midrange Phone Proves the Company Isn't Dead Yet

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So the most distinguishing feature of the new U11 Plus is, of course, the 6-inch 2880 x 1440 pixel LCD panel. The device boasts a 16MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and BSI sensor. In the camera department, the U11 Life is equipped with 16MP rear and front cameras . What's more, the device supports Google Assistant as well as Amazon Alexa and has an IP67 certified body for water and dust resistance. Read More »

Facebook launches Oculus Go: A new low cost wireless VR headset

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Oculus , the virtual reality company Facebook spent $2bn acquiring , has unveiled a standalone virtual reality (VR) headset that, it claims, will persuade one billion people to use the technology. Oculus has just made a handful of interesting announcements. Together, Oculus described Oculus Go and the controllers as "two significant milestones". Read More »

Prospective iPhone X buyers may be waiting until 2018 for the device

For starters, if Apple truly believes that Face ID is more secure than Touch ID, then transitioning away from fingerprint recognition to 3D facial recognition could represent an improvement in biometric security. Second, it remains to be seen if the allure of an edgeless iPhone can offset any potential quirks that come along with Face ID and the iPhone X's somewhat controversial notch design. Read More »

Microsoft Finally Reveals the Hard Truth: Windows Phone Is Dead

Belfiore continued, saying one of the chief problems for Microsoft's mobile operating system was the lack of apps compared to iOS and Android . Finally, if you thought that Microsoft didn't try hard enough to get developers on board with Windows 10 Mobile , that turns out not to be the case. Read More »

Google just revealed a $49 answer to Amazon's Echo Dot

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The Home Max comes with Bluetooth and Google Cast support, a 3.5 mm audio jack. The Google Home Mini is priced at $49 and will be released on 19th October, availability on all major retailers. It can set reminders, control other smart devices, etc. The Google Assistant is the only assistant that recognizes your voice, and up to five others in your home, so that you can all get a personalized experience. Read More »

Netflix raising prices on streaming plans again

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Netflix will be raising its prices so it can provide subscribers more exclusive content, according to Mashable . It's unlikely the increase will deter Netflix's 100 million subscribers - especially if it comes with a promise of more high-quality original shows. Read More »

Google Home Mini Announced, Available October 19 for $49

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The Google Home Max has come in as a surprise to many. The Google Home Mini is now open for pre-orders and will retail at $49. The Google Home Mini is the mini version of the Google Home that is already on the market. It charges with a Micro USB, and not with USB Type C. There are two woofers and two tweeters housed within the speaker. The largest Home device to date looks much more like a traditional speaker like the Sonos Play:3. Read More »

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Availability and Pricing

Google said it is also working with Snapchat to bring the social media app on the big screen. The Pixel 2 sports 12.2MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture along with an 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.4 aperture. The headphones will be available next month at a cost of $159. The Google Pixel Buds are powered by Google Assistant, the virtual assistant from the company. Read More »

Google reportedly working on Echo Show competitor

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The Verge goes on to explain that YouTube on Amazon's smart screen device doesn't include YouTube features such as subscriptions, next video recommendations, autoplay, and so on - a lack of these features would violate the YouTube API TOS. Read More »

Uber boss to meet London transport chief

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Thank you! Your submission has been received! At the two-day appeal hearing starting on Wednesday, Uber said its drivers were self-employed and worked the same way as those at long-established local taxi firms. Sometimes, tech companies have found themselves blocked outright. But now the city council on Monday was considering a six-month study of Uber's impact on the traditional yellow cab business, where the value of medallions - licenses to operate taxis - has dropped by 90 percent in ... Read More »

OPEC Extends Nigeria's Crude Oil Ceiling Exemption

Figures released Wednesday by the Energy Information Administration revealed that crude inventories fell by 1.8 million barrels in the week to September 22, compared with analysts' expectations for an increase of 3.4 million barrels. USA crude prices have lagged behind Brent's gains amid a large oversupply exacerbated by Hurricane Harvey, which forced the closure of almost 25% of US refining capacity, Reuters reported . Read More »

Trump renews travel ban with restrictions targeting new countries

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President Donald Trump has announced. "We will not admit those into our country we can not safely vet", Trump said in a tweet shortly after the proclamation was released. "The restrictions either previously or now were never, ever ever based on race, religion or creed, " one senior administration official said. About Caracas and Pyongyang, " these governments do not simply to our basic requests in terms of security", he said. Read More »

Amazon upgrades Fire HD 10 with hands-free Alexa integration

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Amazon's Alexa could be worth $10 billion in revenue by 2020 according to RBC Capital Markets. Lead Image: The glasses will connect to Alexa through a bone-conduction audio system that transmits sounds into the wearer's head by vibrating their skull, say reports. Read More »

How to Fix iOS 11 WiFi Issues on iPhone & iPad - Guide

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The bottom part is where the customizable options are. Open Settings Control Center Customize Controls . Plus, you can also add in shortcuts like quick access to notes, Alarm, Low Power Mode, Apple TV remote, and more. However, there are also many bugs that make some of iOS 11's features less usable. When you are done, you can share the edited screenshot via mail, message and other apps. Read More »

Apple iPhone 8 Price in India Along with Its Specifications & New Features

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This could also infer that the Mate 10 will have an all-screen front panel and no front-facing home button/fingerprint sensor. It seems that buying an iPhone X will be very hard during the upcoming holiday season. They now come with a slightly revamped design, notably a glass back and a new gold finish. By doing this, it creates the feeling that the X is the best Apple has to offer. Read More »

Some of iOS 11's best new features won't be available at launch

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Apple users don't have long to wait. This is the main reason why phones like the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 5S are still being sold widely in the market today. "Someone within Apple leaked the list of URLs to 9to5Mac and MacRumors ". So by now, such spammers and other non-developers will not be able to upload their applications to the App Store . Read More »

IPhone X, iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus - What Sets Them Apart?

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In India, the starting price for the same will be Rs 64,000 and will be available from September 29. How much do the phones cost? The only difference in hardware is that the iPhone X carries 1GB of Ram more than the iPhone 8 which is 3GB to 2GB respectively. Read More »

Google fast-tracks payments initiative with launch of UPI-based Tez

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To use Tez , you will need to be physically located in India when establishing your Google Account on Tez , have an Indian bank account and an Indian mobile number. The Tez app supports eight languages, including English, Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil, and Telugu. "Technology evolution has made the app the simplest form of monetary transaction". Read More »

Cassini mission ends with plunge into Saturn

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Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists led the development of two scientific sensors on NASA's spacecraft Cassini that provided key measurements of the space environment around Saturn after its launch in 1997, arrival in 2004 and continuing mission that ends today, when it will burn up in the Saturn atmosphere. Read More »

Houston Texans QB Tom Savage's agent not happy about demotion

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The move comes after the Texans benched Week 1 starter Tom Savage after two lowly quarters against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, turning to Watson after halftime. Comment below and give us your thoughts on Thursday's game. Over on the Bengals' side, they're now 0-1 as well after their 20-0 shutout defeat at the hands of the Ravens . Read More »

Cassini Spacecraft Makes Its Final Approach to Saturn

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Because of the finite speed of light and the 1.4 billion km distance to Saturn , the event in space will actually have occurred 83 minutes earlier. "This mission is special, and it's making it more hard to say goodbye because it's lasted so long", said Cornell Center for Astrophysics and Planetary Science Director Jonathan Lunine. Read More »

Samsung hopes to launch foldable phone in 2018

The Note 8 is a successor to Samsung's ill-fated Note 7, which was recalled twice and discontinued after it spontaneously overheated or caught fire. A little-known Chinese startup called Moxi said in May 2016 it would launch wraparound black-and-white phones made of graphene by the end the year. Read More »

OPEC Energy Production Fell In August, Oil Stuck At $50?

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In addition, Hurricane Harvey has hampered oil production during August and the first weeks of September. A quarter of US refining capacity to be taken off-line due to the hurricane, sapping demand. The Economic Development Ministry reported growth in gross domestic product in July was 1.5 percent, which marks a slight slowdown, but still an improvement from the negative GDP from past year. Read More »