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Smartron t.phone P with 5000 mAh battery launched at INR 7999 Smartron t.phone P with 5000 mAh battery launched at INR 7999
- January 12, 2018

The budget segment is, of course, crowded with a lot of phones and dominated by certain brands like Xiaomi, which means Smartron will have to bring out something special if it wants to be able to draw attention. Launched last November at Rs 5,999, the Redmi 5A comes with a 5-inch HD display , and a Snapdragon 425 SoC. The capacitive buttons are found on the bottom bezel. (more...)
Multiple teams expressing interest in Nikola Mirotic Multiple teams expressing interest in Nikola Mirotic
- January 12, 2018

The trade deadline is still about a month away, but there could be much more to come on this front in the next couple of weeks with it being quite clear that the Pistons are the market to make some moves. If this restriction wasn't in place, Mirotic might already be gone from Chicago. That's exactly the type of production Minnesota could use to spark a bench that ranks 27th in the National Basketball Association in points per game. (more...)
OnePlus 5T 'Lava Red' edition launched in India OnePlus 5T 'Lava Red' edition launched in India
- January 12, 2018

The new color variant will sell along with the Midnight Black and the Star Wars Edition . Other than that, there is nothing different in terms of specifications. The smartphone is backed by a 3300mAh battery that supports OnePlus' proprietary Dash Charging technology. The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and 8GB of RAM plus 128GB of storage. (more...)
Nokia 6 Appears On Geekbench Nokia 6 Appears On Geekbench
- January 12, 2018

HMD Global is yet to come up with a confirmation regarding the existence of the new Nokia 6 but we have come across several reports regarding this smartphone. Among those, Nokia 6 (2018) is expected to make its debut in China in February . The phone will be offered in two storage options - 32GB and 64GB, both of which will have a microSD card slot as well for further memory expansion. (more...)
Google tests its long in-development Fuchsia OS on the PixelBook Google tests its long in-development Fuchsia OS on the PixelBook
- January 12, 2018

It's unclear what Fuchsia will be used for and Google has been cryptic when speaking about the OS. You can make the bootable drive right from your Chromebook, if you're familiar with the internal console. One of the most distinct characteristics of Fuchsia is that it's based on the Zircon kernel rather than Linux like Android and Chrome OS. The OS is open source, but with no Linux kernel, there's no GPL components-the OS is licensed under a mix of BSD 3 clause , MIT , and Apache 2.0 . (more...)
USA officials raid 7-Eleven stores amid crackdown on illegal USA officials raid 7-Eleven stores amid crackdown on illegal
- January 12, 2018

The Irving, Texas-based 7-Eleven Stores Inc. said in a statement that it was aware of the raids, but clarified that its franchises are independent, and the franchise owners are the ones responsible for hiring their employees and verifying their eligibility for employment. (more...)
New Push for Lawmakers to Help Displaced Puerto Rican Families New Push for Lawmakers to Help Displaced Puerto Rican Families
- January 12, 2018

A report from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration indicated that shortages will start to ease soon, but emphasized that "the production situation in Puerto Rico remains fragile". "It stands to reason that the more patients you have, the more you will use", said Jeff Thompson, vice president of pharmacy services for Freeman Health System. (more...)
Harry Potter: Wizards Unite planned for second half of 2018 Harry Potter: Wizards Unite planned for second half of 2018
- January 12, 2018

Hanke provided no timetable for release of the game, nor any details of how the game will surmount other regulatory hurdles in China. Its pact with the US firm appears to span all of Niantic's current content, including " Ingress " and " Harry Potter " spinoff " Wizards Unite ". (more...)
Florida's tourism industry saved from more offshore drilling Florida's tourism industry saved from more offshore drilling
- January 12, 2018

Twelve exploratory wells were drilled, with no commercial discoveries. It's not like people visit the Chesepeake Bay or Long Island or Cape Cod, or along the Oregon , California and Washington coasts. Oil or gas drilling could take five to 10 years or more , particularly in "frontier" areas such as the northeast that would be new to the practice, Moriarty said. (more...)
Amazon brings Alexa digital assistant along for the ride with Toyota Amazon brings Alexa digital assistant along for the ride with Toyota
- January 12, 2018

This year, Google hopes to continue growing Assistant as it tries to take some market share away from Amazon; they also had advertisements all over Las Vegas too. Companies including and Facebook-owned are on. According to the company, they are looking to keep the availability in tacked with the Entune and Enform infotainment software. (more...)
'The World Ends With You' Will Be Launching On The Nintendo Switch 'The World Ends With You' Will Be Launching On The Nintendo Switch
- January 12, 2018

Co-op friends can also combine their abilities to produce new effects. Dark Souls: Remastered includes the Artorias of the Abyss DLC, as well as improved framerate and resolution from the original Dark Souls game for your return to Lordran. (more...)
Toyota reveals 735kW GR Super Sports hypercar concept Toyota reveals 735kW GR Super Sports hypercar concept
- January 12, 2018

For Toyota, continued partcipation in motorsports such as WEC meant that they will be able to develop and research further into making hybrids and electric vehicles (EVs). Toyoda said he was "strongly determined to make sure that cars will be fun for the next 100 years". Mr Tomoyama compared the GR Super Sport Concept with Toyota's e-Palette Concept, a new shared mobility model for communities, unveiled at this month's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. (more...)
IPhone 6 Plus $29 Battery Replacement Delayed IPhone 6 Plus $29 Battery Replacement Delayed
- January 12, 2018

Moving to discounts, Apple iPhone 8's 64GB variant is available at Rs 54,999 during the Apple Week, down from the original price of Rs 64,000. Apple is only going to replace out of warranty batteries for the iPhone 6 and newer devices. (more...)
Most Intel PCs 'immune' to Spectre, Meltdown by next week's end Most Intel PCs 'immune' to Spectre, Meltdown by next week's end
- January 12, 2018

The vulnerabilities called Meltdown and Spectre became public this week, which has caused Intel shares to fall down.The disclosure of these vulnerabilities has left processor makers and operating-system vendors including Intel and Microsoft scrambling to get to the top of the story and patch their products. (more...)
Skype To Get End-To-End Encryption Skype To Get End-To-End Encryption
- January 12, 2018

But professionals usually prefer skype and the company is looking forward to making their conversation secured. Microsoft says it plans to work on improving the user experience around invitations to join private conversations, and to bring this to the Universal Windows Platform Skype client. (more...)
Kia Forte to debut in Detroit Kia Forte to debut in Detroit
- January 11, 2018

The third-generation Forte appears to be moving in a sportier direction, with a Stinger-like fastback look replacing the boxier current design and a stretched, coupelike roofline. "Similar to the Sportage compact crossover, a sleek horizontal strip connects the taillights, lending visual width". Kia says that the most obvious evolution is the change from the old cab-forward setup to a more sweptback style, highlighted by creases in the hood and design cues throughout, including front ... (more...)
Nvidia releases software patches for Spectre flaw
- January 11, 2018

The company has updated its cloud systems to work around the flaw by taking such steps as isolating cloud servers dedicated to one client from those storing the data of other clients. The majority of Cisco's products were not vulnerable because they are "closed systems that do not allow customers to run custom code on the device", it said. (more...)
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (May 4) Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (May 4)
- January 11, 2018

Did you miss the game the first time around? If you're on the hunt for a unique RPG experience, you absolutely need to keep your eye on this one. Nintendo have dipping back into their box labelled "Great Wii U games that nobody played because nobody had a Wii U" and pulled out Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze! This includes all of the DLC that was eventually released, so what we'll get on the Switch is certainly the definitive version of Hyrule Warriors . (more...)
Samsung confirms launch date of Galaxy S9 Samsung confirms launch date of Galaxy S9
- January 11, 2018

The so-called Galaxy X will purportedly boast a 7.3-inch flexible OLED display. While core hardware specs will obviously see an overhaul, it's being said that the Galaxy S9 + may have a whopping 512GB storage variant for select markets. It is thought that the South Korean giant had been planning to launch the phone in Las Vegas at the CES 2018 event that is now taking place. Select countries such as the U.S. (more...)
Final Fantasy VII Remake On Track, Says Square Enix Final Fantasy VII Remake On Track, Says Square Enix
- January 11, 2018

Square Enix has a surprise for all their PC fans out there. Square Enix has announced today that PC players will finally get to experience the world of Ivalice in the most advanced version yet. Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age tells the story of the small kingdom of Dalmasca as it's caught between two empires, Archadia and Rozarria. Full controller support, Steam Trading Cards and more to optimize the PC player experience. (more...)
Google acquired a United Kingdom startup that turns mobile screens into speakers Google acquired a United Kingdom startup that turns mobile screens into speakers
- January 11, 2018

In 2006 it acquired video-sharing platform behemoth Youtube for a deal exceeding $1.5 billion (£1.2 billion). A spokesperson for Google declined to comment on a purchase price, or other the details of the acquisition. So far, Redux has only been able to integrate its technologies inside PCs and some infotainment systems for vehicles, but none have made its way to commercially available mobile devices yet. (more...)
New Pokemon Are Coming to Pokken Tournament DX New Pokemon Are Coming to Pokken Tournament DX
- January 11, 2018

There DLC will be released in 2 waves of paid DLC hitting Pokken Tournament in 2018 called the " Battle Pack ". Wave 1 will include the multi-formed Aegislash and support set featuring Mega Rayquaza and Mimikyu; Wave 2 flaunts water cannon wielding tortoise Blastoise with a support set of Mew and Celebi. (more...)
Super Mario Odyssey DLC Introduces Luigi's Balloon World Super Mario Odyssey DLC Introduces Luigi's Balloon World
- January 11, 2018

There are two different modes available in this game , which are Hide It and Find It. Hide It has players hiding a balloon for other players to find, and Find It has players searching for a balloon hidden by other players. In "Hide It" mode, players have a certain amount of time to hide a balloon. Nintendo has announced that they will be releasing a free update for the game in February, which will add some notable new things to the game . (more...)
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Coming to Switch Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Coming to Switch
- January 11, 2018

This new version will add the ability to play as Funky Kong - making stages a lot easier. No, Nintendo isn't calling it Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze POLAR EDITION or anything, just the plain old original title. We know that Retro isn't developing Metroid Prime 4 , and so there's a distinct possibility that the studio is working on a brand new Donkey Kong Country game for the Switch. (more...)
Dark Souls 1 Reportedly Being Remastered for Multiple Platforms
- January 11, 2018

Chances are it's going to be a similar sort of affair to Dark Souls , Demon's Souls and Bloodborne , but who knows. Nintendo took us on a wild ride yesterday. There's no official word on whether or not it will be released for all platforms on that day. It will also support up to six-person multiplayer via a dedicated game server. (more...)