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Astros take 1-0 lead in ALDS behind Altuve's three homers Astros take 1-0 lead in ALDS behind Altuve's three homers
- October 06, 2017

The Astros won four of seven games during the regular season, while the total went under four times . The last second baseman to do it was the Angels' Adam Kennedy in Game 5 of the ALCS against the Twins in 2002. A World Series trophy is on their agenda. Altuve hit.346 this year, his fourth straight 200-hit season. The Red Sox have not seen Keuchel this season, since the Astros held him out of the season-ending series in Boston. (more...)
Google Pixel Buds Translate: What Languages Does The Headset Support? Google Pixel Buds Translate: What Languages Does The Headset Support?
- October 06, 2017

Separately, as was rumoured ahead of the Wednesday event thanks to Pixel 2 screenshots, the upgraded Pixel Launcher has now official - the Pixel Launcher now features the search bar at the bottom. While there are no buttons visible, you can control the speaker by simply tapping on it or by saying, "Hey Google". Over the next few months, Google plans to roll out additional AI capabilities for its products, including new voice options, game-playing and story features for families, ... (more...)
Google's Pixel 2 Challenges Samsung and Apple Smartphones
- October 06, 2017

The reason why a number of smartphone enthusiasts easily sided with the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones is the awesome features of the devices that set it far apart from Apple's smartphone . Unlike the last year's flagship, Alphabet's subsidiary will make the Pixel 2 XL more compelling with a number of improvements over the smaller sibling, including a attractive form-factor design with significantly slimmer bezels on the sides as well as on the bottom and top. (more...)
IPhone X may earn Samsung more money than Galaxy S8 IPhone X may earn Samsung more money than Galaxy S8
- October 06, 2017

The Pixel 2 puts Google Assistant front and center. The larger among the two, the Google Pixel 2 XL, is supposed to be a huge deal and stands out against the smaller one, in a number of ways. The iPhone 8 features a 12-megapixel camera with an f/1.8 aperture and optical image stabilization. It also has a 7MP selfie camera with f/2.2 aperture, face detection, HDR, and panorama. (more...)
Pre-Order Cute Google Home Mini - Walmart, Best Buy, $49 Pre-Order Cute Google Home Mini - Walmart, Best Buy, $49
- October 06, 2017

Max will be Google's first speaker with its Smart Sound system. This is apparently coming soon, but the Home Mini wins out here - if you have a £30 Chromecast Audio or other Cast-enabled speakers , it'll give you voice control of house-wide Spotify streaming. (more...)
Apple releases supplemental update for macOS High Sierra with various bug fixes Apple releases supplemental update for macOS High Sierra with various bug fixes
- October 06, 2017

It seems likely that this will be the only update that's made available for the OS until version 10.13.1 High Sierra is released to the public. It can be downloaded via Software Update in the Mac App Store. This was addressed by requiring the user password when prompting for keychain access. The update also includes some non-security related improvements, including a more robust installer as well as fixes for UI glitches within Adobe InDesign and an issue in Mail that prevented emails from ... (more...)
Sonos launches Amazon Alexa-enabled smart speaker Sonos launches Amazon Alexa-enabled smart speaker
- October 05, 2017

The Sonos One can be pre-ordered from Sonos's website here . He said Alexa here is trained to pick up common names and other nouns in India languages though it is primarily an Indian English service. Sonos also confirmed that its wireless speakers will be controlled by any Siri device like the iPhone and iPad thanks to AirPlay 2 support. (more...)
IPhone stops bullet from striking woman at Las Vegas massacre IPhone stops bullet from striking woman at Las Vegas massacre
- October 05, 2017

After fleeing the scene in a taxi, the smartphone's unnamed owner discovered that her Rose Gold device had been hit by a bullet. Fifty-nine people were killed during the shooting and nearly 500 injured before the gunman, who fired on the outdoor concert from the windows of a 32nd floor hotel room, turned the gun on himself, taking his own life. (more...)
United States intercepts Egypt-North Korea arms shipment United States intercepts Egypt-North Korea arms shipment
- October 05, 2017

Abu Zeid added that "the head of the UNSC North Korea sanctions committee has lauded Egypt's efforts" in respecting the sanctions on North Korea. Following cancellation of United States ' aid to Egypt, Washington administration was expressed as a disturbance of Egypt's rapprochement with North Korea and Russian Federation. (more...)
Honor launches MediaPad T3 and MediaPad T3 10 Android tablets in India Honor launches MediaPad T3 and MediaPad T3 10 Android tablets in India
- October 05, 2017

The MediaPad T3 comes with EMUI 5.1 based on Android Nougat . Both the tablets come with pre-installed with MS Office, 4G LTE , Voice calling and metal build. It is a single SIM supported device and runs on Android 7.0 Nougat with EMUI 5.1. Under the hood, there is a 1.4GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 425 coupled with 2GB RAM and with 500MHz Adreno 308 GPU. (more...)
Microsoft announces two Xbox One S Assassin's Creed Origins bundles Microsoft announces two Xbox One S Assassin's Creed Origins bundles
- October 05, 2017

In an interview with GamesRadar , AC Origins director Ashraf Ismail revealed that the game would be the first in the series to offer a difficulty setting and that each setting will cater to those wanting a slightly different experience to others. (more...)
Ford Mustang will come with 'Good Neighbour Mode' Ford Mustang will come with 'Good Neighbour Mode'
- October 05, 2017

If this is, in fact, the 2018 Ford Mustang Bullitt's window sticker, there are a few standouts. For the 2017 model year, Ford chose to discontinue the color green in the Mustang's paint palette. This specific window sticker lists it at $56,080, which is a steep premium over the Mustang GT. Ford has yet to reveal the 2018 Bullitt GT, but it could happen soon. (more...)
Google Teams With Nest To Make Your Smart Home More Dynamic Google Teams With Nest To Make Your Smart Home More Dynamic
- October 05, 2017

Another thing that Google introduced to Google Home was voice recognition. In addition, they can ask the Google Assistant to make their home warmer, and the system will automatically adjust their connected Nest Thermostat without requiring users to state a particular target temperature. (more...)
Nest to make more devices compatible with Google Assistant Nest to make more devices compatible with Google Assistant
- October 05, 2017

On stage the company just announced that its Google Home speaker (and now, Google Home Mini ) will soon have deeper, more useful integrations with Nest hardware. It means that if dad says, "How is the traffic to work?', the device will be able to recognize the user and it will analyze the traffic conditions to the user's workplace". (more...)
Constellation Brands Inc (STZ): What Are The Future Prospects? Constellation Brands Inc (STZ): What Are The Future Prospects?
- October 05, 2017

Daiwa Sb Limited reported 0.24% in Constellation Brands , Inc. (NYSE:STZ). Natl Pension Serv invested 0.18% in Constellation Brands , Inc. (STZ) - averaging the work of different analysts - reveals a mean PT of $214.83/share. (NYSE:STZ) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: " Constellation Brands - A Sinfully Good Buy" on September 10, 2017, also Realmoney.Thestreet.com with their article: "Salute!" These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current ... (more...)
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon: Nintendo 3DS trailer teases EPIC Legendary features Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon: Nintendo 3DS trailer teases EPIC Legendary features
- October 05, 2017

There's a lot there, but let's unpack it. Necrozma seems to be the Big Bad of Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon , notorious for traveling to worlds and stealing their light, as he seems to have done with the home world of the Ultra Recon Squad. (more...)
Lenovo officially announces the ThinkPad Anniversary Edition 25 with Lenovo officially announces the ThinkPad Anniversary Edition 25 with "retro" features
- October 05, 2017

Even if every ThinkPad looks retro, this is a particularly retro version of the ThinkPad design based on the current ThinkPad T470 model. The classic design includes nods to iconic features, such as the ThinkPad Classic keyboard, dedicated volume buttons, multiple status LEDs and multicolor logo. (more...)
Senate Begins Probe Of IGP Over Corruption Allegations Senate Begins Probe Of IGP Over Corruption Allegations
- October 05, 2017

One of them is Amina and one of them is DSP Esther which the IG on 15th of last month got married to. It would be recalled that the fight between Misau and the Inspector- General of Police started in August, when the senator claimed that police officers paid bribes to get favourable postings and promotions. (more...)
Russian Facebook ads targeted states 'crucial to Trump victory' Russian Facebook ads targeted states 'crucial to Trump victory'
- October 05, 2017

The investigators looked into the possibility of Russian ads getting any help from the Trump camp to target these ads to a specific region or group. Some of the ads purchased with Russian currency. However, following Facebook's findings, both the senators and social media companies are looking harder at how political ads are regulated. (more...)
Microsoft Edge coming to Android and iOS Microsoft Edge coming to Android and iOS
- October 05, 2017

For now, the early version of the mobile browser is only available to Windows Insiders, which requires a Windows 10 PC to sign up. iOS users will be able to access it through Testflight, while Android users can snag it through Google Play's app testing service. (more...)
How to switch Google Assistant's voice to male How to switch Google Assistant's voice to male
- October 05, 2017

Though, not a major update, the feature adds color and excitement to the powerful assistant that's getting more and more popular in several markets. While the Assistant will be able to work with many speakers , the service will only be available in the US, UK, Australia, Canada, Germany and France. (more...)
'Overwatch' announces return of 'Halloween Terror' event next week 'Overwatch' announces return of 'Halloween Terror' event next week
- October 05, 2017

Details about the Halloween event and the new character skins are still scant, but Blizzard may continue releasing teasers until the event's launch next week. Moreover, fans are hoping to see a bigger roster of playable characters for the mode, as well as costumes for all their favorite characters who did not receive one from last year's event. (more...)
Google Home is getting a lot friendlier with Nest products Google Home is getting a lot friendlier with Nest products
- October 05, 2017

Phone call integration for the Home was actually announced on Google I/O 2017 all the way back to May, however, it finally rolled out months later without support for actually using your phone number: you could only use either your Google Voice or your Project Fi numbers, severely limiting your options if you were outside of the United States. (more...)
It Looks Like Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition Is Real It Looks Like Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition Is Real
- October 05, 2017

They should've taken down the original listing , not added to it. A new edition of Street Fighter V , titled Street Fighter V Arcade Edition , is apparently releasing early next year, according to Amazon . You can also purchase the DLC characters by using in-game currency. Nearly two years since it was first released Street Fighter V is finally getting an arcade mode, along with new V-triggers and visuals. (more...)
Instagram finally lets you post your Stories directly to Facebook Instagram finally lets you post your Stories directly to Facebook
- October 05, 2017

The feature was eventually updated to include public sharing - a move that some reviewers said caused their engagement to skyrocket higher than engagement on typical newsfeed posts. With deeper cross-platform integration, Instagram Stories could help boost the popularity of Facebook Stories. Facebook users have taken to social media to point out that they wouldn't see a single Story posted despite having hundreds or thousands of people on their friends list. (more...)
Luke Cage season 2: Iron Fist joins the series Luke Cage season 2: Iron Fist joins the series
- October 05, 2017

No other details about how Danny fits into Luke's story have been revealed, but it's a safe bet there'll be some major nods to the pair's Heroes for Hire venture from the comics, which sees them offering their protection skills for a fee. Premiering in 2018 on Netflix , the 13-episode second season of Luke Cage features returning cast members Mike Colter as Luke Cage , Simone Missick as Misty Knight, Rosario Dawson as Claire Temple, Alfre Woodard as Mariah Dillard and Theo Rossi as ... (more...)
Standalone Google Assistant App now available at Play Store [APK] Standalone Google Assistant App now available at Play Store [APK]
- October 05, 2017

If you do not have a working Google Play Store you will find yourself unable to update your installed applications on your device causing all sorts of problems. You can still access your Assistant by pressing and holding down your home button or by simply saying, "Ok Google". If you go over to the Google Store now, you will see that the store is now in the Bahasa Malaysia language. (more...)
Mitsubishi e-Evolution Concept Teased Mitsubishi e-Evolution Concept Teased
- October 05, 2017

Mitsubishi says the system "provides crisp and nimble handling that faithfully mirrors driver intent". The main draw will be Mitsubishi's AI system, which will augment the capabilities of the driver, or so the company says. The AI Personal Assistant interprets human voice through a natural-language processor in order to correctly understand commands given. The AI system is supported by the cloud, with information processed on-board if network reception drops out. (more...)
Siri got soooo confused about 'Despacito' and Bulgaria Siri got soooo confused about 'Despacito' and Bulgaria
- October 05, 2017

When asked "What is the national anthem of Bulgaria? ". Siri erroneously responded: "The national anthem of Bulgaria is Despacito ". One's a hipshaking Spanish tune by Louis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee , featuring Justin Bieber in a remix, while the other is a soaring orchestral number that sounds like it could slide into an opera without anyone noticing. (more...)
Microsoft unveils Windows Mixed Reality headset from Samsung Microsoft unveils Windows Mixed Reality headset from Samsung
- October 05, 2017

However, as MCV touched on yesterday , Harding-Rolls adds that the Windows Mixed Reality branding could prove "confusing to consumers" considering the current crop of headsets only support VR. The headset has a great field of view: 110 degrees and the resolution is fantastic: 1440×1600 per eye, the displays have a size of 3.5 inches and come with a 90Hz refresh rate. (more...)