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Software bug causes Pixel 3 XL to gain a second notch Software bug causes Pixel 3 XL to gain a second notch
- October 30, 2018

But the one thing nearly everyone agrees on is the notch: the ugly cutout is the phone's worst feature. The interesting one from this is that Google themselves said in their documentation for Android Pie that they would only allow a maximum of two notches (Check, they pass) but only on the short edge of the device (whoops). (more...)
No Man’s Sky ‘The Abyss’ update focuses on the game’s underwater aspects No Man’s Sky ‘The Abyss’ update focuses on the game’s underwater aspects
- October 30, 2018

Version 1.7 of the game sees Hello Games overhaul the underwater rendering and effects, while adding submersible building modules to create underwater seabases, replete with airlocks to contend with water pressure, and the upgradeable Nautilon exocraft with which to explore the ocean bed. (more...)
Glu Mobile Inc. (GLUU) Shares Sold by Macquarie Group Ltd.
- October 29, 2018

When analyzing volume, there are guidelines that can be used to determine the strength or weakness of a move. One can easily calculate and measure stock using moving average charts, diagrams and commanding visual trend-spotting tool. Beta factor was noted at 1.73. Volatility can either be measured by using the standard deviation or variance between returns from that same security or market index. (more...)
Dual-SIM support and 32-person FaceTime coming in iOS 12.1 Dual-SIM support and 32-person FaceTime coming in iOS 12.1
- October 29, 2018

There's a good handful of older iPhones and iPads that, while they are able to run iOS 12, won't support video for Group FaceTime - instead they'll be limited to audio-only on these calls. With this, users will be able to conduct FaceTime video calls with up to 32 participants. Dual SIM support has been a standard feature on Android smartphones for years, but Apple has shown resistance towards it. (more...)
Microsoft to keep working with U.S. military, despite AI concerns Microsoft to keep working with U.S. military, despite AI concerns
- October 29, 2018

The blog post comes as employees raise questions about Microsoft's defense work and as the company bids for a big Pentagon cloud-computing contract. Employees who want to switch teams can apply for other open jobs within the company, he wrote. "We want the people of this country and especially the people who serve this country to know that we at Microsoft have their backs. (more...)
5G breakthrough? AT&T reports successful test of connection to mobile hotspot 5G breakthrough? AT&T reports successful test of connection to mobile hotspot
- October 29, 2018

When AT&T launches its 5G mobile network in the next few weeks, the first device they plan to sell to access it will be Netgear Nighthawk 5G Mobile Hotspot. "We will announce additional markets individually as we make our mobile 5G network live locally". That device is the long-discussed " puck " - a 5G mobile hotspot you'll use to connect to 5G in the interim between now and when the first 5G-enabled smartphones hit store shelves. (more...)
How to watch Apple's 2018 iPhone keynote announcement - Stream, schedule, info How to watch Apple's 2018 iPhone keynote announcement - Stream, schedule, info
- October 29, 2018

So how's it work without a home button? But the phone doesn't need the telephoto lens for the fancy new features, because it can fake them made using just AI. 1,34,900. As with the iPhone X, the new phone has a screen that runs from edge to edge, an effort to maximize the display without making the phone too awkward to hold. (more...)
Glu Mobile Inc (NASDAQ:GLUU) Stock Price While Sentiment Improves Glu Mobile Inc (NASDAQ:GLUU) Stock Price While Sentiment Improves
- October 29, 2018

The ideal time to buy a stock is usually when it is trading at a substantial discount to its target price . Let's consider Glu Mobile Inc . ( GLUU ) were valued at $6.42 and moved 14.44%. On Thursday , May 31 Lee Gordon S sold $404,667 worth of Glu Mobile Inc . A number of analysts have commented on the company. Analysts use common formulas and ratios to accomplish this. (more...)
October Android distribution: Oreo grows and still no Pie October Android distribution: Oreo grows and still no Pie
- October 29, 2018

As more and more devices are launched with Android Oreo on board, the Oreo distribution is bound to rise. It is worth noting that most of the devices in the list, including Mi 5-series, Mi 6, Mi 8-series, Mi Mix 2, Mi Note 3-series have already been upgraded to Android Oreo. (more...)
Critically acclaimed HUAWEI Mate20 Pro makes Canadian debut November 8 Critically acclaimed HUAWEI Mate20 Pro makes Canadian debut November 8
- October 29, 2018

In the camera stakes, the Mate 20 Pro gets uprated shooters namely a 40MP wide-angle f/1.8 lens (27mm), a 20MP ultra-wide angle f/2.2 (16mm) lens and an 8MP f/2.4 telephoto lens (80mm). It's also powered by the Kirin 980 and comes with 6GB of RAM coupled with 128GB of storage. The new flagship supports the TÜV Safety Certified 40W HUAWEI SuperCharge. (more...)
Critically acclaimed HUAWEI Mate20 Pro makes Canadian debut November 8 Critically acclaimed HUAWEI Mate20 Pro makes Canadian debut November 8
- October 29, 2018

In the camera stakes, the Mate 20 Pro gets uprated shooters namely a 40MP wide-angle f/1.8 lens (27mm), a 20MP ultra-wide angle f/2.2 (16mm) lens and an 8MP f/2.4 telephoto lens (80mm). It's also powered by the Kirin 980 and comes with 6GB of RAM coupled with 128GB of storage. The new flagship supports the TÜV Safety Certified 40W HUAWEI SuperCharge. (more...)
This AI-generated portrait just sold for a stunning $432500 This AI-generated portrait just sold for a stunning $432500
- October 28, 2018

The painting was auctioned at the Christie's Prints and Multiples art auction in NY. A painting made by an artificial intelligence program sold at Christie's in NY auction on Thursday for $432,500 (£337,874) - far more than the estimated $7,000 to $10,000. (more...)
Next Fallout 76 closed beta session scheduled for this weekend Next Fallout 76 closed beta session scheduled for this weekend
- October 28, 2018

The game's map is Bethesda's largest ever, with the ability to run into other players, complete quests, take down mutants and even launch nukes. An older NVIDIA GTX 780 3GB or AMD R9 285 2GB video card will allow you to play. Fallout 76 will have beta phases on PS4 and PC starting next week on October 30 . They've updated the official beta FAQ page with the following specifications. (more...)
Ram shows 1500 Rebel, Big Horn 'Low Down' concepts for SEMA Ram shows 1500 Rebel, Big Horn 'Low Down' concepts for SEMA
- October 28, 2018

The truck is painted in a custom blue called "Rebel Smoke", and also includes one-piece cast-aluminum Mopar running boards, Satin Black beadlock wheels wrapped in 35-inch Goodyear Duratrac tires, and production wheel flares with grey metallic skid plates wrap out the protection. (more...)
Red Dead Redemption 2: Things you need to know Red Dead Redemption 2: Things you need to know
- October 28, 2018

Once the game actually got going there was a lot of nostalgia for fans of the first Red Dead Redemption . By connecting the companion app to your console of choice, your phone will display your in-game location in real-time, eliminating the need to rely on the minimap or even load up the full thing as you stroll through the Old West. (more...)
Should Self-Driving Cars Have Ethics? Should Self-Driving Cars Have Ethics?
- October 28, 2018

Their findings, led by by MIT's Edmond Awad, were published Wednesday in the journal Nature . It presented variations the "Trolley Problem," a classic ethical dilemma that asks participants to choose who to save in the event that an out-of-control trolley is endangering people. (more...)
Why Red Dead Redemption 2 has captured the imagination Why Red Dead Redemption 2 has captured the imagination
- October 28, 2018

Rockstar Games' highly anticipated game based on the lives of Western notorious gangs has finally arrived, and it is not wrong to say that Red Dead Redemption 2 lives up to the hype it created in the last few months. The Collector's Box does not include any digital items, and instead offers special playing cards, artwork, a bandit's bandana, a physical map of the game world, and a collector's coin in the set. (more...)
Comcast beats expectations in Q3, with broadcast/cable net revenue spike Comcast beats expectations in Q3, with broadcast/cable net revenue spike
- October 28, 2018

Burney owns 279,211 shares. FMR LLC increased its holdings in shares of Comcast by 7.5% during the 2nd quarter. Swiss Commercial Bank has 0.6% invested in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA ) for 16.01M shs. This formula was popularized by Peter Lynch and according to his calculations, a stock which is fairly valued will have a price to earnings ratio equal to its rate of growth. (more...)
OnePlus 6T Is Coming To Malaysia: Pre-Order Starts on 30 October OnePlus 6T Is Coming To Malaysia: Pre-Order Starts on 30 October
- October 27, 2018

Geekbench awarded the model in question a multi-core performance score of 8,925, a number that sits above the OnePlus 6's 8,881 tally. OnePlus 6T will be shown off by the Shenzhen-based firm on Monday, October 29, and is expected to introduce a number of notable improvements from the OnePlus 6. (more...)
Purple OnePlus 6T model gets tipped again; UK Pricing revealed Purple OnePlus 6T model gets tipped again; UK Pricing revealed
- October 27, 2018

But German retailer Otto let the cat out the bag by publishing a listings page for the new phone and giving the price in euros. The handset will run Android 9 Pie operating system and has an inbuilt storage of 128GB. The OnePlus 6T is shaping up to be an all-screen flagship. Mirror Black, Midnight Black and the mysterious Purple color are coming on. These would have been sufficient to classify the gadget as a generational upgrade over the OnePlus 6 were it not for the Qualcomm Snapdragon ... (more...)
New ‘Adventure Sync’ lets run Pokémon Go in the background, track stats New ‘Adventure Sync’ lets run Pokémon Go in the background, track stats
- October 27, 2018

So far in 2018, Trainers have already walked an astonishing 53 percent more while playing Pokémon GO than they did in 2017. It will simply record the distance walked in the background. Pokémon Go now integrates with Google Fit and Apple Health data to use your device's always-on step counter. While it isn't clear exactly what these rewards are, it seems that Adventure Sync was the feature indicated in that datamine. (more...)
Red Dead Redemption 2's Side Missions Can Expire Red Dead Redemption 2's Side Missions Can Expire
- October 27, 2018

The Xbox One S is the weakest console and that shows, with busy areas of the game running at around 27 to 28 frames per second at 872p, or 66 percent of Full HD. The game does include various in-game purchases like DLCs, outfits, etc which the users can make to have a better gaming experience. There is speculation that it could come to the PC, but for now, it isn't confirmed. (more...)
Multiple Resident Evil Games Headed to Nintendo Switch Multiple Resident Evil Games Headed to Nintendo Switch
- October 27, 2018

Capcom is bringing multiple fan favorites to Nintendo Switch! I, personally, look forward to buying Resident Evil 4 in particular for the twentieth time. However, it's worth noting that this iteration of RE7 is only officially available in Japan at the moment. This is perhaps due to the fact that it was originally released to a post-Resident Evil 4 landscape. (more...)
‘Fortnite’ Maker Epic Games Raises $1.25 Billion In New Funding ‘Fortnite’ Maker Epic Games Raises $1.25 Billion In New Funding
- October 27, 2018

Tim Sweeney, the firm's cofounder and CEO, remains the largest shareholder. The Fortnite logo is seen at the Paris Games Week (PGW), a trade fair for video games in Paris, France, October 25, 2018. Instead, Epic (rather vaguely) suggested it'll be looking to "reinforce its position of leadership in real-time 3D technology", while also accelerating its ability to "improve the way people play, work, and interact with the world". (more...)
Apple's Recent EEC Registrations Hint at New MacBook Models Releasing Next Week Apple's Recent EEC Registrations Hint at New MacBook Models Releasing Next Week
- October 27, 2018

He also predicts the arrival of a lower-cost Apple laptop that could replace the MacBook Air. Finally, it's predicted that a new version of the Apple Pencil will be revealed next week, possibly sporting a USB-C connector on the end so that it can be more conveniently charged from a MacBook, or other power sources, without the need for an annoying daisy-chain of USB adapters. (more...)
McLaren Speedtail: 403km/h Hyper-GT revealed McLaren Speedtail: 403km/h Hyper-GT revealed
- October 27, 2018

McLaren is particularly keen to highlight the active ailerons attached to the trailing edge of the car's rear-end. The hybrid powertrain enables a relentless increase in vehicle speed regardless of engine rpm and the low weight of the Speedtail - only 3,153lbs (1,430kg) dry - hastens this ability. (more...)
Apple Earnings May Rise on Better iPhone XS Max Sales Apple Earnings May Rise on Better iPhone XS Max Sales
- October 27, 2018

Virgin Mobile customers can order iPhone XR starting from just £32 a month. The iPhone XR starts at £749, with 64GB of storage space. After having used OLED panels on iPhone X and iPhone XS, the LCD does feel inferior. The screen is closer to the iPhone XS in physical dimensions, though in terms of overall size, it's only a tad off the XS Max. And while you can take photos in Portrait mode (meaning the subject stays in focus, while everything behind gets thrown in that slightly blurred ... (more...)
Samsung's Foldable Phone And Galaxy S10 Details Samsung's Foldable Phone And Galaxy S10 Details
- October 27, 2018

Bloomberg said Samsung's foldable phone is now being developed under a secretive codename called 'Winner , ' which is line with previous reports that made the same claim. The source explained: "The two high-end Galaxy S models will come fitted with an ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint scanner while the other one will house an optical fingerprint sensor beneath the screen". (more...)
Oracle dives deeper into blockchain, releases Oracle Blockchain Applications Cloud Oracle dives deeper into blockchain, releases Oracle Blockchain Applications Cloud
- October 27, 2018

B2B Marketing Automation Platforms, Q4 2018 recognizes Oracle Eloqua as having the highest score in the current offering and strategy categories and among the highest scores in the market presence category. In addition, Oracle Analytics Cloud and Oracle Database Cloud facilitated rapid analysis of IoT data to minimize manufacturing errors and maximize production. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 launch highlights: Price, specifications, features Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 launch highlights: Price, specifications, features
- October 26, 2018

Pre-orders for most variants can be placed now and the phone is expected to be available next week on November 1st. Although you would expect that the Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 would run on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, we could see a surprise here. (more...)