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Sony unveils Google Assistant-enabled headphones, new and old Sony unveils Google Assistant-enabled headphones, new and old
- January 09, 2018

Sony promises a strong bass performance and says the battery can last up to three hours. These headphones run for three hours on a single charge, with a squircle storage case providing two additional top-ups. The WF-SP700N come in four color options. The WI-SP500 earbuds are also IPX4 splash proofed, so you can go hard at the gym, they also have the same NFC pairing as the WF-SP700N and WI-SP600N for quick pairing to your devices. (more...)
Kate Spade Launches Its First Proper Smartwatch Kate Spade Launches Its First Proper Smartwatch
- January 09, 2018

However their target audiences are different, with the Skagen Falster watch being aimed at men, and the Kate Spade Scallop watch being aimed at women. The Skagen Falster smartwatch has an extreme minimalist look that seems pretty sharp, and is in keeping with other Skagen watches. The Kate Spade scallop, a distinctive feature across a number of Kate Spade products from bags to clothing to iPhone cases, is featured on the face of the watch. (more...)
Destiny 2 Crimson Days Event Leaked Ahead of Rumored Launch Destiny 2 Crimson Days Event Leaked Ahead of Rumored Launch
- January 09, 2018

For now, the developers have yet to confirm that they have the "Crimson Days" event lined up, though if they are looking to celebrate this festival, then " Destiny 2 " players should be able to hear about it soon. Bungie is expected to release new emotes, ghost shells, shaders, sparrows and a new assortment of weapon mods and ornaments. The files in question are a series of new ornaments for some of Destiny 2's exotic weapons, specifically Sweet Business, Graviton Lance, Wardcliff Coil, ... (more...)
Five minutes of gameplay footage from Metal Gear Survive's single-player campaign Five minutes of gameplay footage from Metal Gear Survive's single-player campaign
- January 09, 2018

Now that visionary Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima has departed to do his own ( pretty cool-looking ) thing, Konami is inching closer to revealing how it'll handle the iconic series without the guidance of the man who made it all happen in the first place. (more...)
Ranveer Singh begins recording sessions for Gully Boy Ranveer Singh begins recording sessions for Gully Boy
- January 09, 2018

Ranveer has recently recorded a rap song for the film titled Gully Boy which is based on the life of street rapper from Mumbai . The two prominent words that can be deciphered from the high paced rap song in the short clip are " Gully boy " and "Iski topi tere sar". (more...)
Suarez Backs Coutinho To Shine At Barca
- January 09, 2018

Via their official website , Barca also revealed that Coutinho will have a €400m release clause in his new contract, meaning he is surely safe from being poached by another club in the next five-and-a-half years. Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu said the player was one of the club's main targets and thanked Liverpool for allowing him to leave. "It is his dream and I am now convinced there is nothing left at our disposal to change his mind". (more...)
Honor 7X to get face unlock soon Honor 7X to get face unlock soon
- January 09, 2018

Honor, a young, innovative and trendsetting brand, had a record year in 2017. However, this is going to be the first smartphone to have this feature in this market segment. For those unintended, facial unlock is used to unlock the phone instantly by scanning a recognized user's face. The phone sounds nice, but again, no love for the US. (more...)
CES 2018: Nokia's new tech can track your sleep and snoring pattern CES 2018: Nokia's new tech can track your sleep and snoring pattern
- January 09, 2018

Nokia could not watch the party from the outside and has officially entered the competition with the Nokia Steel HR . The Nokia Steel HR is a hybrid smart watch which can be your ideal companion for a run or a swim (yes that is waterproof). (more...)
Corsair are taking on Logitech at the wireless gaming game Corsair are taking on Logitech at the wireless gaming game
- January 09, 2018

The K63 keyboard is the pick of the litter, in our eyes. The non-Qi version can be charged using the included Qi USB dongle, which also comes with USB-C and Lightning adapters to charge mobile phones, and you can connect the mouse and keyboard directly to your PC via USB for both charging and data transfer. (more...)
Asus Zenfone Max Plus to come in North America Asus Zenfone Max Plus to come in North America
- January 09, 2018

Coming not long after the release of the ZenFone 3 Zoom , Asus' new oddly-named " ZenFone Max Plus (M1)" will be launching sometime in February. ASUS Malaysia will announce the winners on 23 January 2018 (Tuesday) on both social platforms so do keep an eye out. (more...)
BlackBerry Motion Lands In The US January 12th BlackBerry Motion Lands In The US January 12th
- January 09, 2018

There's a new BlackBerry on the block, but it's not a whole new handset, for now. There is one more catch: BlackBerry Mobile only intends to sell the Bronze Edition outside the United States, specifically in certain markets in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. (more...)
SanDisk unveils world's smallest 1TB USB drive at CES 2018 SanDisk unveils world's smallest 1TB USB drive at CES 2018
- January 09, 2018

SD cards, microSD cards, USB sticks, you name it. CES 2018 is no different, with SanDisk showing off a regular-sized USB stick with a whopping 1TB of storage squeezed inside. SanDisk's new flash drive is not the device with maximum storage in flash drives, this title has already taken by Kingston Data Traveler by introducing 2TB Flash drive previous year. (more...)
WPA3 protocol will make public Wi-Fi hotspots a lot more secure WPA3 protocol will make public Wi-Fi hotspots a lot more secure
- January 09, 2018

It's about to get a long-due upgrade, though: the Wi-Fi Alliance plans to roll out a WPA3 standard that addresses a number of weak points. WPA3 will solve this problem by employing individualized data encryption, which will scramble the connection between any two devices on the network. (more...)
Lenovo's first Snapdragon powered PC Miix 630 unveiled today before CES 2018 Lenovo's first Snapdragon powered PC Miix 630 unveiled today before CES 2018
- January 09, 2018

The Miix 360 is flawless for today's tech savvy generation as it delivers the kind of always-on, always connected freedom that smartphone users expect, and what laptop users want. The fanless device can deliver up to 20 hours of video playback, the vendor claims. Even better, that estimate assumes that you'll use your device as you would a smartphone: rarely turning it off and accessing the internet both via Wi-Fi and the included LTE modem. (more...)
Qualcomm's new Bluetooth chip: up to 65% more battery life Qualcomm's new Bluetooth chip: up to 65% more battery life
- January 09, 2018

A number of example designs based on QCC5100 series are planned to be available in the first half of 2018 (subject to change) which are created to demonstrate how Qualcomm can help manufacturers overcome common and significant design challenges for ultra-small form factor headsets and hearables and commercialize their own products more quickly. (more...)
Microsoft's 'Meltdown' updates are reportedly bricking AMD PCs
- January 09, 2018

Users are reporting that computers with older processors made by Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) on board will not start up after installing a package of fixes for Windows that includes mitigations for the Meltdown and Spectre chip flaws. Users complained that some Athlon-powered machines, which were earlier in ideal working order, were bricked after the patch was installed. This means that users who suffer from the patch issue will therefore need to disable Windows Update, as their only ... (more...)
Apple Patches MacOS, iOS, Safari Against Spectre Attack Apple Patches MacOS, iOS, Safari Against Spectre Attack
- January 09, 2018

Following the Meltdown and Spectre revelations , let's just say that 2018 is off to a bad start for many tech companies. Apple Watch was unaffected by Meltdown and Spectre . "The Project Zero researcher, Jann Horn, demonstrated that malicious actors could take advantage of speculative execution to read system memory that should have been inaccessible", Google spokespersons wrote in an official blog post . (more...)
Samsung unveils modular micro LED 146-inch TV Samsung unveils modular micro LED 146-inch TV
- January 09, 2018

Samsung's new 2018 Smart TV platform now comes with Bixby , SmartThings and Universal Guide. The goal is to completely do without size, resolution or form restrictions, although for the purposes of the groundbreaking technology's first demo, Samsung settled on a monumental 146-inch 4K setup. (more...)
Samsung foldable smartphone production to start in November? Samsung foldable smartphone production to start in November?
- January 09, 2018

According to industry sources speaking to ETNews , Samsung will develop foldable displays by March, manufacture panels in September and start manufacturing the phone itself (currently known as the Samsung Galaxy X ) in November, with the phone then likely launching in December or early 2019. (more...)
French consumer fraud watchdog opens investigation into Apple French consumer fraud watchdog opens investigation into Apple "planned obsolescence"
- January 09, 2018

Paris: Apple Inc. faces a French criminal probe into allegations from consumer groups that it's deliberately shortening the life of iPhones. Emile Meunier, a lawyer for HOP, the consumer and environmental protection association that lodged the complaint, said in an email he will share with investigators statements from clients that were "wronged". (more...)
Google Assistant is coming to Android Auto this week Google Assistant is coming to Android Auto this week
- January 09, 2018

I " m not going to wade into the Amazon Echo vs. Google Home debate, as our authority Michael Brown at TechHive has ably done so, and I've had limited experience with Google Assistant and none with Amazon Alexa. The company announced that Assistant will be coming to Android Auto in the United States starting this week. In addition to the usual power and volume buttons, there's a little analog switch to open or close the front-facing 5MP camera. (more...)
XBox Glow-in-the-Dark Controller to Come with Its Own DLC XBox Glow-in-the-Dark Controller to Come with Its Own DLC
- January 09, 2018

The paint job is all translucent purple with flecks of green paint and "laser-etched barnacles". This comes in the form of the Ferryman Clothing Set and a two week trial of XBox Live Gold and XBox Game Pass. This is part of a promotion for an upcoming game titled " Sea of Thieves ". Also includes Bluetooth® for playing, plundering, and pillaging on Windows 10 PCs and tablets. (more...)
ASUS Republic of Gamers showcases latest gaming lineup at CES 2018 ASUS Republic of Gamers showcases latest gaming lineup at CES 2018
- January 09, 2018

You also get an IPS display with a 120Hz refresh rate, and 100% coverage of the sRGB color gamut. The keyboard features N-key rollover, upgraded switches with "20-million-keystroke durability", and RGB lighting. The ROG Aura Terminal is a quad-channel RGB controller that can synchronize your rig's lighting effects with whatever's happening in-game, or ensure all of your lights are on the same page. (more...)
The first glimpses of Kalyan Ram's 'Naa Nuvve' unveiled The first glimpses of Kalyan Ram's 'Naa Nuvve' unveiled
- January 09, 2018

Another interesting aspect is that Nandamuri Kalyan Ram's character is not revealed and is kept under wraps. Jointly produced by Kiran Muppavarapu and Vijay Vattikuti, Naa Nuvve is presented by Mahesh S Koneru. Indeed a smart move from Kalyan Ram. We are going with a top notch technical team and the film will offer a unique experience for movie lovers. Tamannaah is a popular actor in south India and has acted in several Tamil and Telugu films, including the Baahubali franchise. (more...)
Apple INC (AAPL) Stake Maintained by Alliancebernstein Lp
- January 09, 2018

Abner Herrman & Brock LLC now owns 11,760 shares of the iPhone maker's stock valued at $1,990,000 after buying an additional 710 shares in the last quarter. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, July 25 by Oppenheimer. The company was maintained on Friday, September 11 by Susquehanna. The stock of AT&T Inc. (more...)