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Sen. Graham: Dems' treatment of Kavanaugh despicable
- September 29, 2018

When you see [Justices Sonia] Sotomayor and [Elena] Kagan, tell them that Lindsey said all of them. "This is the most unethical sham since I've been in politics", he said from the dais. "You said that. Not me". They want to delay. He was the most enraged about the accusations laid out in the latest allegation, a sworn declaration from Julie Swetnick that Kavanaugh was part of a group of high school boys who would drug young girls at parties in order to take advantage of them. (more...)
Rare Apple-1 computer auctioned for Dollars 3,75,000 Rare Apple-1 computer auctioned for Dollars 3,75,000
- September 29, 2018

In 1976, the cost of each computer the Apple-1 was $500, and in 1977 topped $660. "The Apple-I was ghastly underpowered compared to the Apple-II", said Mr Wozniak in an email to the BBC on Tuesday. One of the computers Apple-1 1976 issue was sold at auction RRAuctionза 375 thousand dollars. "We are thrilled at the price achieved and that's why we thought it fitting that the Apple 1 should headline our annual Rare and Remarkable auction- it's a museum-quality piece that has earned a ... (more...)
Here’s what you may have missed about Chrome’s latest update Here’s what you may have missed about Chrome’s latest update
- September 29, 2018

But Google , in defending its changes, said that simply being signed into the browser won't result in all of a user's data being synced across their devices. Until recently Google Chrome users have been able to use the browser without logging in. When clearing cookies - the small files that keep track of details of a person's visit to a website - the browser will clear all cookies, except for those associated with Google sites. (more...)
Android Messages' search feature is getting an overhaul this week Android Messages' search feature is getting an overhaul this week
- September 29, 2018

This feature will be rolling out in an update sometime this week, so make sure to check it out once your phone receives the update for Android Messages! Android Messages may not be as popular chat platform as the WhatsApp or Messenger but when it comes to OTPs or any official messages, it is the first name that comes to our mind. (more...)
Apple iPhone Xs, Xs Max first sale today: Details here Apple iPhone Xs, Xs Max first sale today: Details here
- September 29, 2018

Meanwhile, the third iPhone aka the iPhone XR will go on sale in India a month later on October 26. Apple officially introduced its 2018 line-up of iPhones and Apple Watch at an event in California earlier in September. 1,24,900 and Rs. 1,44,900, respectively. The mid-variant with 256GB storage is priced at Rs. 1,14,900 and the top-end 512GB storage model costs Rs. 1,34,900. (more...)
Apple saved on cost of display screen in newest iPhones Apple saved on cost of display screen in newest iPhones
- September 28, 2018

Andru said the phone has clear advantages over the original iPhone X , including its incredibly fast processor, long battery life, huge screen and more advanced camera. In terms of dimensions, iPhone XS is identical to the X, which means all older cases and accessories will be compatible. If you're a serial hoarder of digital content, you'll be pleased to hear that the XS and XS Max have the option of 512GB of built-in storage, albeit at a cost of £350 over the 64GB "entry-level" model and ... (more...)
New standalone VR headset, Oculus Quest, coming Spring 2019 New standalone VR headset, Oculus Quest, coming Spring 2019
- September 28, 2018

The Oculus Quest will launch in Spring 2019 for $399. Oculus Quest could be a game changer for VR; it does away with the need to set up external sensors around you to track movement. By removing the wires, the headset can let you roam around a room in 360 degrees and get completely immersed in the VR experience. Oculus Quest represents the production release of the Project Santa Cruz that was first teased almost a year ago by Facebook. (more...)
Monster Hunter Stories is out now on iOS and Android Monster Hunter Stories is out now on iOS and Android
- September 28, 2018

Today, the Japanese publisher launched a Monster Hunter mobile game that costs a small fortune Monster Hunter : Stories , a game that's been initially launched on the Nintendo 3DS , is now available in the App Store and Google Play Store for no less than $19.99. (more...)
Samsung will soon show a new smartphone Samsung will soon show a new smartphone
- September 28, 2018

In the new triple camera set up, there is an additional 8MP 120-degree Ultra-Wide Lens that allows users to capture wide-angle photos, like what one can sees with their eyes. Running Android Oreo OS, the device is backed by a 3,300mAh battery. The A7 will be available with either 64GB or 128GB of memory, with the 4GB and 6GB RAM respectively. (more...)
Instagram's Co-Founders resigned from Facebook Instagram's Co-Founders resigned from Facebook
- September 28, 2018

With Systrom and Krieger out of the picture, Zuckerberg will have room to get involved more deeply in the Instagram operations and steer the business in line with Facebook's broader group targets. Kevin Systrom said that he and Krieger are looking forward to exploring their curiosity and creativity again. "Building new things requires that we step back, understand what inspires us and match that with what the world needs; that's what we plan to do", the statement said - though several U.S. (more...)
Mystery Pokemon Officially Named Meltan, Will Appear In Pokemon Let's Go Mystery Pokemon Officially Named Meltan, Will Appear In Pokemon Let's Go
- September 28, 2018

Pokemon Go has moved on from the shackles of a shunned Niantic experiment and into the Pokemon universe. During its few hours of appearance, Pokemon Go players started catching the two new Pokemon . While the announcement did not mention that Meltan is part of Generation 8 Pokemon , we can now say that it's really part of Generation 8. According to a new post on the website for the upcoming Pokemon : Let's Go games, Meltan is a "Hex Nut Pokemon ", a Steel-type, and weighs ... (more...)
Red Dead Redemption 2 Download Size Is Over 100 GB Red Dead Redemption 2 Download Size Is Over 100 GB
- September 28, 2018

This information was located on the pack shot of the Red Dead Redemption 2 PS4 Pro console, which included this blurb at the back. We know all about hunting the 200 species of animals that will make up the game world's ecosystem. Furthermore, it's also stated that the game's online mode will support up to 32 players and that select online content will be exclusive to the PlayStation 4 for a period of 30 days. (more...)
Galaxy Note 9 getting Cloud Silver and Midnight Black colors October 5 Galaxy Note 9 getting Cloud Silver and Midnight Black colors October 5
- September 28, 2018

Bold, yet refined, the new Cloud Silver and Midnight Black colors reflect the high-quality, premium technology that defines the Galaxy Note9. Silver, or "Cloud Silver" according to Samsung, is the latest color we got hands-on time with at TechRadar, and it really stands out with a clean metal finish. (more...)
Leaked Google Pixel 3 video shows possible features in action Leaked Google Pixel 3 video shows possible features in action
- September 28, 2018

The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL will come with support for wireless charging. Today, we get our first real look at one of those items, the so-called "Pixelstand". It will have shortcuts to most-used features when the phone is propped - such as music, phone, Google Assistant , etc. - and might even have always-listening capabilities like a Google Home smart speaker. (more...)
The 'Super Mario Bros.' Speedrun Record Has Been Broken The 'Super Mario Bros.' Speedrun Record Has Been Broken
- September 28, 2018

A speedrunner named Kosmic just torched through the game in 4 minutes and 55 seconds . It debuted on the Nintendo Entertainment System on September 13, 1985, over three decades ago, long before livestreaming speedruns was a thing. However, there comes the point where a game just can not be completed any faster. Perhaps the Super Crown will one day be able to create every Mario mashup you can think of? After tying the record, Kosmic used save states on World 1-2 to practice a certain trick ... (more...)
MacOS Mojave Problems: 5 Things to Know MacOS Mojave Problems: 5 Things to Know
- September 28, 2018

It's free but the developer suggests a donation if you like the app . Stacks cleaned up years' worth of messy files in less than a second, with a click of a button. For now, all first-party Apple apps such as Safari browser, Calendar, Messages, to name a few, support dark mode , and in the coming months, even third-party apps are expected to support the new mode. (more...)
OPPO Find X to get 10GB RAM version, spotted at TENAA OPPO Find X to get 10GB RAM version, spotted at TENAA
- September 28, 2018

While the OPPO Find X comes with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage, there is also Find X Lamborghini Edition with 8GB of RAM and 512GB of internal storage. Other specs include a 6.42-inch AMOLED screen with 2340 x 1080 resolution (just over regular FHD+) and no bezels. The device sports dual rear cameras and single front cameras which will be hidden unless required. (more...)
Apple’s First Computer Draws $375,000 at Auction Apple’s First Computer Draws $375,000 at Auction
- September 28, 2018

The fully functioning Apple-1 auctioned by Boston-based RR Auction was sold at a live sale on Tuesday. Jobs and Wozniak famously invested all their money in the Apple-1. Unlike numerous known Apple-1 boards, this unit has not had any modifications to the physical board, and the prototype area is clean and unused. It was followed by a copy of Apple's 1982 annual report, signed and inscribed by Jobs and other members of the Apple team, which fetched $23,750; and a signed copy of Time ... (more...)
Google offers several new features on its 20th year Google offers several new features on its 20th year
- September 28, 2018

It would be cliched to say that Google has transformed the world in its 20-years of existence, perhaps because it is true. Today there are billions of web pages on the internet . Adding more context and control over " Search " results, Google is rolling out a set of major updates to " Google Feed " including a fresh look, improved features and a new name - " Discover " - both for desktop and mobile browsers. (more...)
Year Old Wows Crowd with National Anthem Performance Year Old Wows Crowd with National Anthem Performance
- September 27, 2018

The game was between the L.A. Galaxy and Seattle Sounders, but a tiny 7-year-old and her mighty voice reigned supreme on the soccer pitch. "I was thinking that I can not do anything wrong because it's a really special song to America", the 3-foot-9-inch youngster told ABC News . (more...)
Realme C1 announced alongside Realme 2 Pro as a surprise: Price, specifications Realme C1 announced alongside Realme 2 Pro as a surprise: Price, specifications
- September 27, 2018

Realme 2 Pro will be available in three variants - 4GB + 64GB, 4GB+128GB, and 8GB+ 128GB- priced at Rs 13,990, Rs 15,990 and Rs 17,990 respectively. It came as a surprise when Realme announced the Realme 2 Pro in an 8GB/128GB variant, unlike its previous phones which only sported 3GB/4GB of RAM . (more...)
LG V40 press render leaks with hidden notch, confirms triple camera LG V40 press render leaks with hidden notch, confirms triple camera
- September 27, 2018

LG also claimed that the rear area of the upcoming phone has a "silky feel" to it even though still made from reinforced glass and this was apparently achieved through a sandblast method. While LG isn't announcing the LG V40 ThinQ until October 4, it has just revealed a lot of details about the phone in a teaser video, including more or less confirming that it has five cameras. (more...)
Oculus introduces $399 wireless Quest headset, Go gets YouTube VR
- September 27, 2018

The standalone, immersive VR headset Oculus demoed past year, then dubbed Santa Cruz , is now known as Oculus Quest , and it arrives next spring for $399. They are calling this Oculus Insight. The system even allows users to go beyond a room-scale experience as well. Oculus Quest (previously codenamed Santa Cruz ) is similar to the Oculus Go launched past year in that it's an entirely self-contained solution, with no need for an external device like a PC or phone. (more...)
Huge PUBG Mobile Tournament Announced Huge PUBG Mobile Tournament Announced
- September 27, 2018

Star Challenge will pit players who compete in the mobile version of " PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds " against each other for a whopping $600,000 prize pool. In addition to the sizeable prize pool, tournament winners will become official PUBG Mobile partnered content creators. Not only is the game getting closer and closer to an acceptably competent, unbroken state, but its popularity is on the rise after Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII's Blackout mode beta introduced a larger audience to how ... (more...)
Display Panel Market to Register Steady Expansion During 2017 Display Panel Market to Register Steady Expansion During 2017
- September 27, 2018

Who are the key market players in Automotive Image Sensors? The "Global e-Paper Display (EPD) Market" 2018 Industry Research Report available on Market.biz provides an in-depth look at the e-Paper Display (EPD) industry and lets readers know about the latest developments in this sector as well. (more...)
Google Lens is coming to Image search results Google Lens is coming to Image search results
- September 27, 2018

Many of us say we're "Googling" whenever we do research on the internet. Ben Gomes, vice president of search, news and Google Assistant, explained in a post that the company has begun to move away from answers and toward journeys, from search queries and toward query-less discovery based on artificial intelligence, and from text to more visual ways of finding content. (more...)
Google Search Tips You'll Want to Learn Google Search Tips You'll Want to Learn
- September 27, 2018

Google lens will enable the users to skim the details of an image such as what the image is about, where is it taken from etc. Google is also making Search a more visual experience by adding more " featured videos " at the top of search results. (more...)
Apple takes aim at enterprise market with new Salesforce partnership Apple takes aim at enterprise market with new Salesforce partnership
- September 27, 2018

Bottom line: Salesforce and Apple are working together to build better native apps for iOS that make use of features such as Siri and Face ID . "We're excited to work with Salesforce and that their industry-leading CRM will embrace native iOS and deliver exclusive new features on iPhone and iPad ". (more...)
Galaxy P30 storage and color options revealed Galaxy P30 storage and color options revealed
- September 27, 2018

The phone has a side mounted fingerprint sensor. It will be available on 27 and 28 September exclusively online from Flipkart , Samsung e-shop and Samsung Opera house . Earlier in the year, Huawei showed off the P20 Pro and the Mate RS (Porsche Design) smartphones which have class leading rear triple cameras . It is powered by an octa-core SoC clocked at 2GHz, paired with 4GB and 6GB RAM options. (more...)
Oculus Quest announced: a wireless VR headset for $399
- September 26, 2018

The Quest looks slightly different than the Santa Cruz, coming with a more curved design than either the Go or Rift . Manifold 360 degree camera from RED: Following up on a promise from its F8 event earlier this year, Facebook unveiled its new 3D/360 degree camera built in partnership with camera maker RED. (more...)