Technology


Samsung was named the top selling smartphone Samsung was named the top selling smartphone
- October 07, 2017

A key feature of the of the premium Smartphone, which will be retailing at Sh104,999, is the dual lens camera, which puts it in direct competition with Apple's iPhone 7 plus that has a similar rear camera feature. There are new versions of both of these devices and both are nice improvements over last year's models. The Samsung Gear S3 Frontier is also best with a Samsung phone and it is a stunning smartwatch that continues to get better with continued rollout of third party apps. (more...)
Cowen and Company Reaffirms Cowen and Company Reaffirms "Outperform" Rating for Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE)
- October 07, 2017

It has outperformed by 20.93% the S&P500. Stralem & Co Inc decreased its stake in Adobe Sys Inc Com ( ADBE ) by 23.34% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Finally, Wunderlich restated a buy rating and set a $165.00 price objective (up from $145.00) on shares of Adobe Systems in a research report on Wednesday, June 21st. (more...)
Galaxy Note8 sales beat iPhone 8 Galaxy Note8 sales beat iPhone 8
- October 07, 2017

Last week, initial reports of some users in Asia experiencing screen-popping battery swelling in their iPhone 8 Plus began to trickle out. Swelling of the battery is being blamed for the issue. When Gizmodo spoke to an Apple spokesperson on Friday, they declined to comment on the matter any further. The Galaxy Note 8 scored 100 points in the photo tests but didn't do as well in video tests, which explains why it tied with the iPhone 8. (more...)
A New iPhone 8 Battery Swelling Incident Reported In China A New iPhone 8 Battery Swelling Incident Reported In China
- October 07, 2017

The front display panel had begun to rise after the device had been plugged for a couple of minutes, she said, causing it to snap open seconds later. There have been around five separate reports of iPhone 8 Plus screens becoming detached due to battery swelling according to The Guardian . (more...)
GM SURUS is basically an autonomous, zero-emission, off-road skateboard GM SURUS is basically an autonomous, zero-emission, off-road skateboard
- October 07, 2017

SURUS is powered by GM's latest hydrogen fuel cell system. The platform is powered by two electric motors, a lithium-ion battery and a Gen 2 fuel cell system. Something like this could be useful in disaster zones or in conflicts, the automaker said. But unlike the Autonomy, General Motors sees the SURUS as being capable of much more than just transportation. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8's camera receives top numbers from DxOMark Samsung Galaxy Note 8's camera receives top numbers from DxOMark
- October 07, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has scored 100 out of 100 for photography, which is quite a big achievement. Up until the launch of the iPhone 8 Plus, Google's Pixel and Pixel XL from 2016 were rated as the best smartphone cameras to date, and now with the Galaxy Note 8 having been tested, it may not surpass the iPhone 8 Plus as best camera of any smartphone as a whole, but it does match its score of 94 which also makes it better than the Pixel lineup. (more...)
Super Mario Odyssey Overview Trailer Has Us Really Excited Super Mario Odyssey Overview Trailer Has Us Really Excited
- October 07, 2017

We know Cappy has the ability to "capture" Mario's enemies to morph him into them. Visit astonishing locales, like skyscraper-packed Donk City, and run into familiar friends and foes as you try to save Princess Peach from Bowser's clutches and foil his dastardly wedding plans. (more...)
Star Wars Battlefront II open beta is now live across all platforms Star Wars Battlefront II open beta is now live across all platforms
- October 06, 2017

The beta includes three multiplayer modes, each in a unique setting, as well as access to single-player combat in the Arcade mode. The third multiplayer offering, Strike Mode, has small squads competing in "winner-take-all objective-based battles" in the forests of Takodana , with no Sith or Jedi allowed to take part. (more...)
Whirlpool Wins Latest Round In Korean Washer Imports Case Whirlpool Wins Latest Round In Korean Washer Imports Case
- October 06, 2017

The four-member panel unanimously found that the large number of foreign made washing machines imported to the USA hurt domestic makers and will recommend before December 4 remedies to fix the situation to President Donald Trump. The commission will make its recommendations before the end of the year, and Trump will have roughly two months to consider the panel's advice. The commission "determined that large residential washers are being imported into the United States in such increased ... (more...)
Airtel offers fastest 4G, Reliance Jio LTE speeds increase as well: OpenSignal Airtel offers fastest 4G, Reliance Jio LTE speeds increase as well: OpenSignal
- October 06, 2017

Reliance Jio's average 4G download speed was recorded as 5.81 Mbps while Vodafone bagged the second spot with 7.45 Mbps average speeds. Airtel was the uncontested leader in our 4G speed metric in five circles, and in several of these regions we got some impressive measurements. (more...)
AOL Instant Messenger to be discontinued in December AOL Instant Messenger to be discontinued in December
- October 06, 2017

AOL Instant Messenger, also called AIM, is shutting down, the once-popular chat platform now owned by Verizon Communications Inc. announced Friday through messages to users. In the late 1990's, the world had never seen anything like it. Movies like " You've Got Mail " and TV shows like "Sex in the City" captivated us all. (more...)
Destiny 2 Xur Items and Location for October 6 Destiny 2 Xur Items and Location for October 6
- October 06, 2017

This can be a killer in the current Crucible meta dominated by the MIDA Multi-Tool. Foetracer is a great pick for Hunters , allowing you to track enemies around corners and through walls in Crucible, but we've already seen this item from Xur and it's a bummer to have repeats already. (more...)
Woman undergoes nine surgeries to look like First Lady Melania Trump Woman undergoes nine surgeries to look like First Lady Melania Trump
- October 06, 2017

She showed off her new look off to her friends during a celebration at Houston's 51Fifteen restaurant, and the crowd went wild as she revealed her transformation. "So I said, "Let me change everything because I don't want any part that's been touched by anyone". Apparently Sierra isn't alone. He carried out the nine procedures over a span of 10 hours for a total cost of about $50,000 to $70,000, according to the New York Daily News . (more...)
Land Rover has created an SUV containing a fully-functioning kitchen Land Rover has created an SUV containing a fully-functioning kitchen
- October 06, 2017

The Discovery towed a massive road train across the Australian outback. Jaguar Land Rover's customisation arm may be used to creating bullet-proof, diamond-encrusted SUVs for billionaires to show off - but today it unveiled an altogether tastier creation: a Land Rover Discovery containing a fully-functioning kitchen. (more...)
Starfish brings Microsoft Groove to Amazon Echo Starfish brings Microsoft Groove to Amazon Echo
- October 06, 2017

The Echo Plus, which looks largely the same as the original Echo, is pitched at simplifying the sometimes-tedious task of connecting Alexa with other devices. Amazon really wants everyone to use the Echo! Effective immediately, you can use any Echo speaker to call landlines and mobile phones. Then there's also the issue of showing mediocre 1080p footage on a 55-inch 4K display, but that's another gripe for another time. (more...)
Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) Trading Volume Significantly Higher
- October 06, 2017

Zacks Investment Research lowered Ford Motor from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a research report on Monday, July 10th. Wolfe Research initiated coverage on General Motors in a research note on Tuesday, June 13th. The original version of this report can be accessed at https://www.truebluetribune.com/2017/10/06/ford-motor-company-f-stock-rating-upgraded-by-vetr-inc.html. (more...)
USA stocks end at fresh record peaks; Nasdaq +0.8pc USA stocks end at fresh record peaks; Nasdaq +0.8pc
- October 06, 2017

The UK's premier index closed out around 41 higher at 7,507 and spreadbetters at IG Index are calling it to start 15 points higher than that. And the ADP employment report came in just below expectations, whetting the appetite for Friday's non-farm payrolls report. (more...)
Photronics, Inc. (PLAB) VP Christopher J. Progler Sells 4000 Shares of Stock
- October 06, 2017

Airain ltd bought a new position in Photronics during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $137,000. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Citadel Advisors LLC Grows Stake in Photronics, Inc ". Photronics, Inc . (PLAB) is an interesting player in the Technology space, with a focus on Semiconductor Equipment & Materials. When a stock traded on high volume like here PLAB stock traded then is it is good time for active Investors to attain the opportunity of this situation. (more...)
There's an adorable secret hiding inside every Xbox One X There's an adorable secret hiding inside every Xbox One X
- October 06, 2017

You may remember before Microsoft decided on the name Xbox One X , the new console was known as Project Scorpio. As the video above shows (11 minute mark), Microsoft also printed the Microsoft name and logo on the inside for the casing. (more...)
Inside Google's AI-first approach to its new hardware Inside Google's AI-first approach to its new hardware
- October 06, 2017

The Pixel 2 phones have axed the headphone jack so Google made a decision to offset the salty masses with a new type of in-ear headphones. Earlier this year, Google previewed its new Lens feature, which lets you point your phone's camera at a something - like a sign or animal - for relevant information like phone numbers and dog species. (more...)
Call of Duty: WWII is Bringing Back The Classic Map, Carentan Call of Duty: WWII is Bringing Back The Classic Map, Carentan
- October 06, 2017

Remember when we reported on how the Carentan map from Call of Duty 2 was supposedly being remade and part of Call of Duty: WWII's Season Pass? The layout of the map was so popular that Infinity Ward repurposed it to create Chinatown in Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare . (more...)
Huawei Mate 10 Pro Spotted in the Wild, 4000mAh Battery Confirmed Huawei Mate 10 Pro Spotted in the Wild, 4000mAh Battery Confirmed
- October 06, 2017

It's quite normal as prototypes are being tested and show up sometimes before the handset is officially announced. After all, that's the grand day when Huawei is set to launch a couple of Mate 10 series smartphones including the Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro and Mate 10 Lite . (more...)
Toyota GR HV Sports Concept may offer glimpse into next-generation 86 Toyota GR HV Sports Concept may offer glimpse into next-generation 86
- October 06, 2017

Toyota says the GR HV features LED headlights, a rear diffuser, aluminium wheels and a push-button starter on the gear selector - curiously specific details that indicate it may be some way down the path from concept to production reality. (more...)
HP Inc reportedly discontinuing Windows 10 Elite X3 smartphone
- October 06, 2017

The last Windows 10 smartphone released was the Lumia 950 and 950 XL in 2015 , which both supported Contiuum, though they are no longer advertised in the Australian Microsoft Store. We have tested out the Windows Mobile 10 operating system since it's first insider preview and we were disappointed by the progress made by Microsoft , So we can say that HP did the right thing as Microsoft is concentrating more on it's Desktop/Laptop consumers. (more...)
Mercedes-Benz posts record sales in Q3, Jan-Sept period Mercedes-Benz posts record sales in Q3, Jan-Sept period
- October 06, 2017

The past three months were the best third-quarter in the company's history, with 573,026 units, an increase of 7.9%. Mercedes-Benz India has recorded healthy sales growth, selling 4,698 units between July and September 2017. "We firmly continue with our leadership position in the Indian luxury auto market by clocking our "best ever" sales results. This growth story is a direct result of our strong customer-focused strategy, which has been bearing fruit", said Roland Folger, Managing Director ... (more...)
IPhone 8 Plus: Batteries Bursting Out of New Phones? IPhone 8 Plus: Batteries Bursting Out of New Phones?
- October 06, 2017

One of the issues with Apple's Super Retina HD display is that it implements Samsung's ( NASDAQOTH:SSNLF ) Diamond Pixel technology. The phablet "breaks new ground" and is the "current class-leader for stills". Apple says that it is looking into the matter , but it has not officially labeled it as a defect of the model. The reviewers also praised the Note 8's detail preservation, incredibly fast and accurate autofocus, and the impressive noise reduction. (more...)
Microsoft Edge Is Coming To iOS And Android Microsoft Edge Is Coming To iOS And Android
- October 06, 2017

As for features, the mobile browser will bring tentpole features like the New Tab Page , Reading List , Reading View and Favourites. The Microsoft Edge app for iOS and Android will come with similar features to the Windows version. (more...)
Koenigsegg Breaks Bugatti's Speed Record Koenigsegg Breaks Bugatti's Speed Record
- October 06, 2017

But we have to admit we're more than a little excited now the Chiron has some competition. That's some incredible feat anyway! This wouldn't be too surprising as Koenigsegg has previously set a record for going 0-300-0 km/h (0-186-0 mph) in 17.95 seconds in the One:1. (more...)
Cortana-powered Harman/Kardon Invoke could cost $150 Cortana-powered Harman/Kardon Invoke could cost $150
- October 06, 2017

Now it seems we finally have a price for Invoke: $199.95. The listing has now been removed from the aforementioned page so it's still unclear when this product will arrive. But the page on the Microsoft Store site emphasizes the "home" angle of the device. "This is our next step in bringing Cortana to even more devices to help users be more productive wherever they are". (more...)
Google's Next Big Goal for the Home: Make Sound Smart
- October 06, 2017

Google also announced Google Home Max , a larger, more powerful smart speaker similar to the Apple HomePod . The 3:59 gives you bite-size news and analysis about the top stories of the day, brought to you by the CNET News team in NY and producer Bryan VanGelder. (more...)