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Misfit Path marries a sleek watch design with smart functions Misfit Path marries a sleek watch design with smart functions
- January 09, 2018

Most smartwatches are too large and cumbersome for those with smaller wrists, including women, but the Misfit Path is created to appeal to all with a smaller case size and stylish looks and colors. You don't have to worry about recharging it as the replaceable battery lasts up to six months. The Path will be available in four different metal tones and color combinations. (more...)
North Korea to send Olympic delegation to Pyeongchang as tensions ease
- January 09, 2018

Seoul and Olympic organisers have been keen for Pyongyang - which boycotted the 1988 Summer Games in the South Korean capital - to take part in what they repeatedly proclaimed a "peace Olympics " in Pyeongchang next month. North Korea responded by saying the two Koreas must try to promote peace and reconciliation through dialogue, he said. Ri's South Korean counterpart, Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, said he also hoped they would come up with a "good gift" for people in both Koreas. (more...)
Tickets are sold out for Overwatch League's opening day Tickets are sold out for Overwatch League's opening day
- January 09, 2018

The first Stage is set as the inaugural season begins. The country already produces numerous greatest teams and players in Overwatch , as in multiple other games, and it's perhaps not hard to see why. You can even customize spoiler settings so you can watch completed matches without knowing the outcome in advance. If you are new to esports don't worry you will catch on quick. (more...)
Intel to power BMW, Nissan and Volkswagen's self-driving cars Intel to power BMW, Nissan and Volkswagen's self-driving cars
- January 09, 2018

Krzanich also disclosed details for the company's new automated driving platform, which combines automotive-grade Intel Atom processors with Mobileye EyeQ5 chips to deliver a platform with industry-leading scalability and versatility for L3 (Level 3) to L5 (Level 5) autonomous driving. (more...)
Priyanka Chopra's next Marathi production 'Firebrand' goes on floor Priyanka Chopra's next Marathi production 'Firebrand' goes on floor
- January 09, 2018

Directed by Rajesh Mapuskar, the film won three National Awards, including Best Director, Best Editing and Best Final Mixed Track. Living up to the interesting title of the film, the drama that goes on floors today features veteran actors from the Marathi industry including Usha Jadhav , Girish Kulkarni , Sachin Khedekar and Rajeshwari Sachdev . (more...)
Independence Realty Trust (IRT) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research Independence Realty Trust (IRT) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research
- January 09, 2018

The stock increased 9.78% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $1.01. Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) has risen 1.51% since January 8, 2017 and is uptrending. North Star Corporation holds 0.78% or 323,809 shares. 151,574 were accumulated by Chevy Chase Trust. Morgan Stanley stated it has 0.06% in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (more...)
Nougat now second most used version of Android in January distribution numbers Nougat now second most used version of Android in January distribution numbers
- January 09, 2018

These numbers are compiled from Android devices that accessed the Play Store during a seven-day period ending on January 8th. That makes it the second most-used version behind Android Marshmallow (6.0), which slipped to 28.6 percent usage this month. (more...)
Dylan Farrow's powerful 'Time's Up' statement against Woody Allen Dylan Farrow's powerful 'Time's Up' statement against Woody Allen
- January 09, 2018

And I will watch to see if now, finally, time is up for my predator too'. As the Time's Up movement has gained traction, criticism of Allen - who famously married his adopted daughter, Soon Yi, and was accused of sexual abuse by another adopted daughter, Dylan Farrow - has only intensified. (more...)
'Serious' flaws in Intel and other chips impact millions of devices 'Serious' flaws in Intel and other chips impact millions of devices
- January 09, 2018

The researchers claim one weakness, called Meltdown , is present on most Intel processors released since 1995. ARM claims that the majority of ARM cores aren't affected by the issue, with the A7, A53 and A55 cores notably absent from its table of affected hardware (see above). (more...)
Xbox One update brings 'do not disturb' option and other new features Xbox One update brings 'do not disturb' option and other new features
- January 09, 2018

From a " Do Not Disturb " status, to the ability to sort achievements, there's a lot to like here. Other features in the current preview update include improvements to the Xbox Guide which will show closest achievable Achievements and a Mini Games Hub for quick info and highlights about the game being played. (more...)
SanDisk unveils world's smallest 1TB USB drive at CES 2018 SanDisk unveils world's smallest 1TB USB drive at CES 2018
- January 09, 2018

It is worth noting that the size of this 1TB flash drive from Sandisk is much smaller in size and that also looks very different from the zinc-alloy casing done by Kingston. That means we don't have actual pricing details and launch dates for you at this time. Kingston's 1TB flash drive is priced at nearly $900 on Amazon right now. (more...)
Kashmir rock carving may be the oldest oldest evidence of supernova Kashmir rock carving may be the oldest oldest evidence of supernova
- January 09, 2018

Some researchers believe that the rock dates back to 2100 BC and was was reused in the construction of another structure since nobody knew how important it was. And Vahia believes there was such a supernova at that time, supernova HB9 about 2,600 light years away, which would have been visible on Earth around 3600 BC and would have been a little less bright than a full moon. (more...)
Lenovo Introduces Its First Ever Always Connected PC Lenovo Introduces Its First Ever Always Connected PC
- January 09, 2018

But these also include running full Windows 10 on ARM processors, something that's completely new. Lenovo claims that this device will offer up to 20-hours of battery life . It supports connectivity options including one USB Type-C port , USB 3.0 port , SD card reader, SIM slot and audio combo jack. It also comes with the backlit keyboard and the pen included. (more...)
France investigates Apple for slowing down old iPhones France investigates Apple for slowing down old iPhones
- January 09, 2018

If it finds enough evidence, Apple could face a criminal trial. The case could also cost the company 5 percent of its income. Planned obsolescence is a commercial practice by which manufacturers build in the expiry of their products, so that consumers will be forced to replace them. (more...)
PlayStation 4 Holiday Sales Exceed 5.9 Million Units PlayStation 4 Holiday Sales Exceed 5.9 Million Units
- January 09, 2018

Sony also disclosed that it now has 31.5 million PlayStation Plus subscribers. During the recent holiday season, i.e. "PlayStation Network continues to demonstrate spectacular growth, with the number of PlayStation Plus subscribers surpassing 31.5 million, and PS Store recording its largest-ever monthly content sales in December 2017". (more...)
Honor bringing the View10 to the United States, intros red Honor 7X Honor bringing the View10 to the United States, intros red Honor 7X
- January 09, 2018

A new red color was also announced, and the first 100 buyers of the red color will get Honor/Monster AM15 headphones for free due to a new partnership with Monster Cables. Under the hood of the Huawei Honor 7X there is an octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 659 chipset, paired with a Mali-T830 MP2 GPU. All models use the second SIM card slot as a microSD card slot so users can add up to 256GB of extra storage to their handsets. (more...)
Bringing it all together with Google Pay Bringing it all together with Google Pay
- January 09, 2018

Over the coming weeks, Google Pay will be made available online, in-store, and across Google products, as well as for paying friends. In India, we've heard of Android Pay and Google Wallet, although we've not used them for everyday transactions. (more...)
Mitt Romney treated for prostate cancer over the summer; prognosis is good Mitt Romney treated for prostate cancer over the summer; prognosis is good
- January 09, 2018

Romney, who lost the 2012 US presidential race to Barack Obama, was treated surgically by Dr. Thomas Ahlering at UC Irvine Hospital in California and his prognosis is good, the source said. The aide said Monday that Romney was diagnosed with "slow-growing prostate cancer" a year ago. Orrin Hatch. Hatch announced last week that he would not seek another term this fall. (more...)
Trump says willing to talk with DPRK leader, supports inter-Koreans talks Trump says willing to talk with DPRK leader, supports inter-Koreans talks
- January 09, 2018

Kim said in his New Year speech that his country wished success for the Olympics, to be held from Feb 9-25, while Seoul and Washington have made a decision to delay their annual joint military drills - which always infuriate the North - until after the Games. (more...)
CES 2018 : Vivo Displays Fingerprint Scanner On Smartphone Display
- January 09, 2018

While Samsung has always been rumoured to be working on its own display-mounted fingerprint sensor, Apple finally shifted its entire focus to facial recognition-based FaceID after it had apparently failed to flawless its own. "With our efforts in extensive consumer research and long-term R&D investment, Vivo is well positioned to pioneer the development of fingerprint scanning technology". (more...)
Honor Blockbuster Days Sale: Discounts up to Rs. 4000 on Honor devices Honor Blockbuster Days Sale: Discounts up to Rs. 4000 on Honor devices
- January 09, 2018

To start with offers available on Amazon , the company is offering no cost EMI option up to 12 months on Honor 7X. Additionally, there's an exchange offer valid on the Honor 9i . Huawei's sub-brand Honor has announced new offers on its smartphone lineup. Other specifications of the Honor View 10 include 6GB RAM, 128GB internal storage, dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth, USB Type C and NFC. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime Goes Official, Coming Soon to India via Amazon Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime Goes Official, Coming Soon to India via Amazon
- January 09, 2018

India launch is set for January 10, 2018. The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018 ) is packed with a 5.6-inch Super AMOLED Infinity display that supports 18.5:9 aspect ratio and Full HD+ resolution of 2220 x 1080 pixels. Just like every other smartphone from Samsung , the onboard storage can be expanded up to 256GB via microSD card. Lately, Samsung is facing stiff competition from Xiaomi in the budget and mid-range segment thanks to its feature-rich Redmi and Redmi Note series. (more...)
Royal Enfield Himalayan Camouflage Edition To Be Launched This Month Royal Enfield Himalayan Camouflage Edition To Be Launched This Month
- January 09, 2018

The bike has already reached many Royal Enfield dealerships across the country. As for the Himalayan in camouflage colour, the new paint scheme will add more options for buyers and will indeed stand apart with its unique camo colour scheme. (more...)
Sony unveils AF8 Series of 4K HDR OLED TVs
- January 09, 2018

Sony has announced new Ultra HD televisions for CES 2018 , chief among them being the new A8F Series OLED TVs with the maker's 4K HDR Processor X1 Extreme and Acoustic Surface. Sony hasn't mentioned any details about a U.S. -based release for any of these TVs just yet so there's no word on if they will actually launch in the U.S. (more...)
Turtles turn female as Great Barrier Reef grows warmer Turtles turn female as Great Barrier Reef grows warmer
- January 09, 2018

The paper warned that climate change could threaten the green sea turtle's future. The lead author, Dr Michael Jensen from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, said the research provided a new understanding of what the turtle populations were dealing with. (more...)
LG Delays G7 Debut As Samsung Readies Galaxy S9 MWC Launch LG Delays G7 Debut As Samsung Readies Galaxy S9 MWC Launch
- January 09, 2018

However, there is hardly any information available on the specs and features of the upcoming successor phone for the LG G6. LG will apparently skip the 2018 MWC trade show, and a Korean telecom official said, "LG is unlikely to unveil the G7 at MWC". (more...)
Oculus taps Xiaomi to make its first standalone VR headset Oculus taps Xiaomi to make its first standalone VR headset
- January 09, 2018

The partnership with Xiaomi isn't completely unprecedented. Tang boasted that his company's headset would allow Oculus developers to reach the Chinese market. According to Xiaomi , it's already working with Oculus developers to localize existing content and bring it to the Mi VR Store in China. Details are hard to come by right now, but Xiaomi's headset packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor, runs the company's in-house Mi VR platform, and supports Oculus's Mobile software ... (more...)
Bank of Canada Business Outlook Elevated on Capacity Constraints Bank of Canada Business Outlook Elevated on Capacity Constraints
- January 09, 2018

On balance, the survey said, firms expect export growth to accelerate, in part due to an improved USA economic outlook after lawmakers in Congress passed a tax-overhaul package that delivers rate cuts to American businesses. Some firms predicted USA growth and the low Canadian dollar to help their sales over the coming 12 months. The report is the last major data point before a January 17 rate decision, and could be the deciding factor for a hike following a stellar jobs report last week ... (more...)
ASUS unveils Chromebox 3, Tinker Board S, and Mini PCs for 2018 ASUS unveils Chromebox 3, Tinker Board S, and Mini PCs for 2018
- January 09, 2018

The small desktop PC can be equipped with a processor as powerful as an Intel Core i7-8650U and supports up to 16GB of DDR4-2400 RAM and up to 64GB of M.2 SSD storage. "The PN40 machines are also built around Intel eighth-gen Celeron and Pentium Silver SoCs, but appear to be a bit smaller, measuring 4.5" (11.4 cm) on each side and just 2" thick (5 cm). (more...)
Microsoft Outs New Glow-in-the-Dark Xbox One Controller Microsoft Outs New Glow-in-the-Dark Xbox One Controller
- January 09, 2018

It seems like the flawless controller for a modern pirate cruising the high seas of Microsoft's console. The front face of the controller has as its centrepiece a glow-in-the-dark skull wearing an eyepatch, and continuing with the nautical theme, the left control stick has the appearance of a compass. (more...)