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IOS 11 Beta 1 vs iOS 11 Beta 8 IOS 11 Beta 1 vs iOS 11 Beta 8
- August 30, 2017

Accenture's part of the deal is to create a dedicated iOS development practice under its Accenture Digital Solutions division, while Apple will contribute manpower within the subdivision. Experts from Apple , including software and hardware developers, data architects and data scientists, will also be co-located in Accenture's iOS practice offices. (more...)
StarHub unveils unlimited weekend data plans StarHub unveils unlimited weekend data plans
- August 30, 2017

In a bid to stave off competition from rival telcos Singtel and Circles.Life, StarHub has unveiled a slew of new offerings for mobile phone users that include no-contract options and the upsizing of data plans. According to Channel NewsAsia , the price tags that come with the new plans are slightly higher than StarHub's current standard 4G plans, which start from $42.90 for 3GB of data. (more...)
Google surrenders to EU Google surrenders to EU
- August 30, 2017

A Google spokeswoman said it is sharing that plan with regulators before the deadline expires, but declined to comment further. The Commission decision takes issue with the fact that Google preferences its own shopping results to the detriment of competing shopping sites, by allocating attractive placement and informative means of display exclusively to its own comparison shopping service. (more...)
Intex Aqua Note 5.5 priced INR 5799 officially launched Intex Aqua Note 5.5 priced INR 5799 officially launched
- August 30, 2017

The mid-range device with basic specifications is named as Intex Aqua Style III . On the connectivity front , it supports WLAN, Bluetooth, GPS/AGPS, FM Radio, 3.5mm jack, dual-SIM and micro USB port. Also, the 2500mAh battery in the phone is also a good feature of the phone. The smartphone features a 5.5-inch HD IPS display with a screen resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and has a 70.28 percent screen-to-body ratio. (more...)
Smartphone market to grow at 3.3% CAGR to 2021 - IDC Smartphone market to grow at 3.3% CAGR to 2021 - IDC
- August 30, 2017

IDC says around half of the world's population now has a smartphone, which means there's plenty of opportunity for growth. Shipments of Android devices will reach 1.276 billion this year for a market share of about 82 percent and 2.3 percent growth compared to last year. (more...)
Kia hatches sporty wagon concept for Frankfurt Motor Show Kia hatches sporty wagon concept for Frankfurt Motor Show
- August 30, 2017

Although not much to go on right now, this shadowy image points to a sporty big-booted version of Kia's perennial family auto, which could make its way into production in the future as part of an expanded Cee'd or Pro_cee'd range. Styled in Germany, the concept is dubbed an "extended hot hatch" by its creators. A couple of the concept's features seem to have come from other Kia models. (more...)
Sonic Mania Reviews On Steam Turn Negative and Nasty Over Denuvo DRM Sonic Mania Reviews On Steam Turn Negative and Nasty Over Denuvo DRM
- August 30, 2017

While this protection has been cracked on multiple games with increasing frequency, Sonic Mania's use of Denuvo is now stopping players from enjoying the game while their computer or Steam client is offline. Responding to player concerns, Sega posted an update to the game's Steam page stating that they are investigating cases where players are unable to enjoy the game offline. (more...)
Power VR Headsets With Ease Using Acer's Predator Orion 9000 Series Power VR Headsets With Ease Using Acer's Predator Orion 9000 Series
- August 30, 2017

If you need something a little more on the subdued side, there's the Acer Aspire S24. However, if you're planning to pick up an Orion 9000 and an X35 together, you might want to consider an NVIDIA Orion model, as the X35 is also outfitted with NVIDIA G-Sync. (more...)
Panasonic announces new smart speaker, the Google Assistant-powered GA10 Panasonic announces new smart speaker, the Google Assistant-powered GA10
- August 30, 2017

Anker worked hand-in-hand with Google to create the Zolo Mojo, so that everything you can do with the Google Home today, will work with the Zolo Mojo. The speaker is packing Google Assistant, and features a 20mm tweeter and 8cm woofer. That means they will be able to say things like "OK Google, wash my clothes", "OK Google, start vacuuming", "OK Google, are my clothes clean?" or "OK Google, is the laundry done?". (more...)
Renault Duster - aka Dacia - coming to Frankfurt motor show Renault Duster - aka Dacia - coming to Frankfurt motor show
- August 30, 2017

The new Dacia Duster will be unveiled at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show . New crease lines and satin-chrome-finish skid plate adds freshness at the rear. Mechanically, the 2018 Duster retains the same underpinnings including the 1.5-litre diesel and several petrol engine options. There were rumours the new Dacia Duster would offer seven-seater motoring, making it a cheap and cheerful rival to the Volvo XC90, Land Rover Discovery Sport and Skoda Kodiaq, but Dacia ruled this out. (more...)
American teenager gives Federer major scare American teenager gives Federer major scare
- August 30, 2017

Swiss legend Roger Federer survived an early scare against the American Frances Tiafoe at the Arthur Ashe stadium late Tuesday, before coming back to win 4-6, 6-2, 6-1, 1-6, 6-4. "This win will give me a lot of confidence", he said. He broke Federer's serve late in the fifth set to raucous applause, denying him a match victor. (more...)
Cabinet Increases Cess on Luxury Cars And SUVs to 25 Per Cent Cabinet Increases Cess on Luxury Cars And SUVs to 25 Per Cent
- August 30, 2017

After this ordinance, the section 8 of GST schedule and will increase the revenue to the state government in form of cess. Rahil Ansari , Head Audi India expressed his displeasure by saying: "The taxes on this industry are already very high and this increase in cess rate will be detrimental to the luxury vehicle industry as we will be forced to hike our prices to levels higher than pre-GST period. (more...)
Lenovo could add Lenovo K8, K8 Lite and K8 Plus Smartphones Lenovo could add Lenovo K8, K8 Lite and K8 Plus Smartphones
- August 30, 2017

Lenovo had been teasing the K8 Plus smartphone on Twitter with the hashtag #KraveForMore. On the success of selling previous Lenovo smartphones on its website the home grown e-commerce marketplace is now looking forward to the launch of Lenovo's latest mobile phone. (more...)
Galaxy Note 8 Receive DisplayMate's Highest Score Ever Galaxy Note 8 Receive DisplayMate's Highest Score Ever
- August 30, 2017

In India the phone was released under the name Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt, in Pakistan Samsung has launched it under a different name, Samsung Galaxy J7 Core. The phone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat and yes it has a memory card slot. Further differences between the Galaxy J7 Plus and a Galaxy Note 8 in terms of dual camera setup is that the latter has an optical 2x zoom feature. (more...)
A water-resistant BlackBerry phone sans keyboard is in the making A water-resistant BlackBerry phone sans keyboard is in the making
- August 30, 2017

The rumor mill is surprisingly mum on the subject too. In February, TCL promised that it would launch as many as three devices by the end of 2017 but now the company has revealed that its next smartphone will launch in October. While it did not give any sneak peeks, it did state that the device would not have a physical keyboard. The current smartphone trend right now is making bezels incredibly thin, while making devices appear to have an all-screen design. (more...)
2017-2022 Global Civil Aircraft Market Analysis : Boeing, Airbus, Others 2017-2022 Global Civil Aircraft Market Analysis : Boeing, Airbus, Others
- August 30, 2017

The Global Electric Top Drive System Market 2017 Research Report includes a complete and meticulous study of Electric Top Drive System industry covering. The report provides 360° analysis of " Magnetic Field Sensors Market " from view of manufacturers , regions , product types and end industries . (more...)
OnePlus 5 now available at 10 percent discount for students OnePlus 5 now available at 10 percent discount for students
- August 30, 2017

But it's worth giving some thought to whether the OnePlus 5 is right for you - even marked down. It is up to you whether you want to pick up the phone or just get a few accessories, such as an extra Dash Power Adapter or a few cases. Keep in mind to use your coupon within a month. You can use the coupon to get 10 percent off your next order, which can include the OnePlus 5, though you are limited to one per order. (more...)
The Inpatient takes us back to Until Dawn's sanatorium this November The Inpatient takes us back to Until Dawn's sanatorium this November
- August 30, 2017

The Inpatient , the E3 2017-announced PlayStation VR game from Until Dawn studio Supermassive Games, will launch on November 21 in the Americas and November 22 in Europe, Sony Interactive Entertainment announced . Via a PlayStation Blog post this morning, Supermassive announced the release dates for both titles - they'll be out on PSVR before the end of the year. (more...)
PS Plus September 2017: Expect a PS Plus reveal sometime soon PS Plus September 2017: Expect a PS Plus reveal sometime soon
- August 30, 2017

You can find the English livestream embedded below. According to Sony's announcement on the Japanese PlayStation Blog (translation via Gematsu ), the briefing will begin on September 19 at 4pm JST (12:30pm IST). If you like titles from Japan, it's likely that it's gonna be fun. In August, US PS Plus members were treated to Just Cause 3 as one of the free PS4 games available, and it looks like the monthly subscription service will pay off for anyone looking to play Sucker Punch's only ... (more...)
Sonos smart speaker launch date revealed as 4 October Sonos smart speaker launch date revealed as 4 October
- August 30, 2017

The company could follow other multinational companies' strategy to enter into the smart speaker market. The information isn't that much, only that it will support "multiple voice platforms" but it's enough for us to know that the American consumer electronics company is planning to make a big move in this market. (more...)
Mini unveils new electric concept ahead of Frankfurt Motor Show debut Mini unveils new electric concept ahead of Frankfurt Motor Show debut
- August 30, 2017

Harald Krüger, chairman of the board of management of BMW AG, said: "The systematic electrification of the brand and product portfolio is a mainstay of the BMW Group's Number One Next strategy". MINI also turned to 3D printing for certain components on the concept, with the aerodynamic inlays on the wheels and the recessed surfaces in the simulated air intakes all being 3D printed. (more...)
Aston Martin is definitely emerging from its bad economic past Aston Martin is definitely emerging from its bad economic past
- August 30, 2017

Aston Martin chief executive Dr. Andy Palmer has announced that the British sports vehicle brand will electrify its entire product range by the mid 2020s, becoming the latest auto manufacturer to pledge a hybrid and all-electric future. Alongside the confirmation of Aston Martin's dedication to hybrid powertrains, Palmer also let slip about a new mid-engined Ferrari 488 rival that is now in development. (more...)
Big Android DDoS botnet taken out by tech companies Big Android DDoS botnet taken out by tech companies
- August 30, 2017

In its blog, Akamai defines WireX botnet as "a volumetric DDoS attack at the application layer". As part of its own statement, Google said that it is working with researchers to identify and remove more malicious apps. and Team Cymru Inc., which all collaborated to take down WireX. Over 70,000 concurrent IP addresses were recorded, meaning at least that many devices have been infected with malware associated with WireX. (more...)
Donald Trump heads to storm-battered Texas following deadly hurricane
- August 30, 2017

Some 30,000 people were expected to seek emergency shelter as the flooding entered its fourth day. Thousands of people have been forced out of their homes as the buildings have been flooded. "My administration is coordinating closely with state and local authorities in Texas and Louisiana to save lives, and we thank our first responders and all of those involved in their efforts", Trump told reporters at the White House on Monday. (more...)
Nintendo reveals 20-plus indie games coming to Switch Nintendo reveals 20-plus indie games coming to Switch
- August 30, 2017

Fire Emblem Warriors is coming to Nintendo Switch on October 20. The company is now promising to do everything it can to ensure that there are enough Switch units for consumers during the upcoming busy holiday season. At retail stores, fans can select from eight Nintendo Switch bundles starting at $389.99. Head down to the comments section and let us know! They admitted that it was a result of underestimating the public's demand. (more...)
Hulu adding The CW to its Live TV plan soon Hulu adding The CW to its Live TV plan soon
- August 29, 2017

Hulu says its deal with The CW will support both primetime TV shows as well as local programming for Live TV subscribers. The addition of The CW Network will bring all of the five U.S. Skewing younger and more female than the Big Four broadcast networks, The CW touts the new hit series " Riverdale " and the long-running fan favorite " Supernatural ". (more...)
Apple clashes with Hollywood over 4K content and pricing Apple clashes with Hollywood over 4K content and pricing
- August 29, 2017

However, the Hollywood studios want to see Apple add $5 to $10 more to the price, making a new release cost up to $30, according to The Wall Street Journal . Are you excited about the next generation Apple TV, or would it take a more fundamental update to make you upgrade or buy your first Apple set-top box? One report suggested Apple could launch the new Apple TV as soon as September. (more...)
USA teen sets dog on fire, posts video on Snapchat USA teen sets dog on fire, posts video on Snapchat
- August 29, 2017

The dog seen on social media being shot by flames by a Guilford County teen using an aerosol can and lighter has been adopted , according to Susan Danielsen with the Greensboro Police Department. According to a list by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals , two teenagers from Virginia were charged with cruelty to animals after allegedly setting live hamster on fire by dousing it in gasoline. (more...)
YouTube's big makeover continues with redesigned mobile app, new logo and more YouTube's big makeover continues with redesigned mobile app, new logo and more
- August 29, 2017

However, the biggest change of all is an all new logo for the online video service. You can check out our deep dive into the redesign of the app and logo here. However, the app is getting a number of new features, too. The app's header is now white and consequently isn't as attention-grabbing, which was a conscious change meant to put content at the forefront of the service, the company said. (more...)
Padmavati: Deepika Padukone R13crs; Ranveer Singh & Shahid Kapoor Take R10crs Each! Padmavati: Deepika Padukone R13crs; Ranveer Singh & Shahid Kapoor Take R10crs Each!
- August 29, 2017

The lady will be sharing the screen space with talented actors Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh . Before its release, the movie has already created a lot of buzz in the Bollywood town, but on this Shahid said that the film did not have anything objectionable and was made with "good" intention. (more...)