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New Regulator Filing Suggests Apple Readying Two New iPads New Regulator Filing Suggests Apple Readying Two New iPads
- February 21, 2018

Thanks to recent registration filings, it now appears as though Apple is preparing to release two new iPad models in March. Apple has done just that, registering two new products carrying the identifiers A1954 and A1893. In fact, Apple launched the $329 iPad in March 2017 ... which lines up perfectly for a yearly refresh given the timing of the filings. The DigiTimes (via 9to5Mac ) previously reported that Apple was working on an even more affordable $259 iPad for a second-quarter ... (more...)
Facebook Messenger Now Lets You Add More People to in-progress Calls Facebook Messenger Now Lets You Add More People to in-progress Calls
- February 21, 2018

At that time, it was one of the topmost and first Western messaging applications, that was offering group video calls besides WeChat-China's most famous messaging application which introduced the feature back in December 2015. Facebook has now made it easier to add more people to group calls in the Messenger app. Starting today, users on iOS and Android devices will be able to easily turn a regular one-on-one Facebook Messenger video call into a group call. (more...)
Instagram rolls out new replay controls for better privacy in Instagram Direct Instagram rolls out new replay controls for better privacy in Instagram Direct
- February 21, 2018

With Instagram , users can send Stories privately to each other. It appears Instagram is hoping to boost usage of its Direct messaging feature by offering privacy controls not found elsewhere. It has been suggested that these new features have been introduced to encourage users to send more sensitive imagery, although whether or not you think that sensitive messages should be sent over social media platforms is a debate for another day. (more...)
Archos Cittee Connect is the World's First Android Powered Electric Scooter Archos Cittee Connect is the World's First Android Powered Electric Scooter
- February 21, 2018

Designed and assembled in France, the Archos Citee Connect comes with a multimedia dashboard in the form of a high definition 5-inch touch panel, embedding all the functions of a smartphone. It's also got a 250W motor along with a 36W battery. A reel lock is linked to an onboard application that allows drivers to control access to the scooter with a dedicated app on their smartphones. (more...)
New Volvo V60 Is A Sexy Wagon Packed With Advanced Tech New Volvo V60 Is A Sexy Wagon Packed With Advanced Tech
- February 21, 2018

Volvo's five-door, premium estate wagon was recently launched in the driveway of a family home in Stockholm, Sweden. The SPA-based V60 is claimed to introduce a new standard to the mid-size premium estate segment with a luxurious interior, increased levels of space, advanced connectivity and Volvo's. (more...)
Queries Gov, Suspends 3 Aides, Senator And 27 Members — APC Kaduna Queries Gov, Suspends 3 Aides, Senator And 27 Members — APC Kaduna
- February 21, 2018

While, "His Excellency, Mallam Nasiru El-Rufai has been queried and we are expecting him to answer the query within 48 hours". The statement said, "Sequel to the 48 hours ultimatum issued to the Kaduna State Governor Malam Nasir Ahmad Elrufa'i by the Kaduna state working committee of the APC to give explanations and defence on the allegations labelled against him, the SWC under chairmanship of S.I". (more...)
Boston Dynamics robot opens blocked door Boston Dynamics robot opens blocked door
- February 21, 2018

Last week the internet was agog that SpotMini had learned to open and go through office doors, the standard type of office door with a lever handle. This time around, the robotics company has demonstrated the robot actively resisting an aggressive human who is getting in the way. (more...)
What Recent Ownership Trends Suggest About Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)'s Future Performance
- February 21, 2018

The total value of these holdings, in millions, is $164,532. Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, February 14th. Therefore 69% are positive. (NASDAQ:CSCO) earned "Buy" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 11. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of CSCO in report on Monday, August 15 with "Overweight" rating. (more...)
ONRUSH shows off its stylish action in a new gameplay trailer ONRUSH shows off its stylish action in a new gameplay trailer
- February 21, 2018

This is the studio behind games like Dirt Rally, Grid , and F1 2016 . Check out the latest batch of ONRUSH trailer and screens below. Check out the trailer above. A new trailer for Onrush , included above, shows off the game's gladiatorial racing action, which should appeal to fans of the MotorStorm series from the PlayStation 3 era. (more...)
Motorola Moto G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play codenames leaked
- February 21, 2018

And now, we have got another leak regarding Moto G6, Moto G6 Plus and Moto G6 Play smartphones. The listing also reveals several details including, processor, memory and operating system. Notably, Motorola launched the Moto G4 Play as a stripped down version of Moto G4, but a G5 Play was never unveiled. Even though we don't have any information about the pricing, rumor mills indicate that the Moto G6 Plus will cost $350. (more...)
Students, teachers, activists staging national walkouts to protest inaction on gun violence Students, teachers, activists staging national walkouts to protest inaction on gun violence
- February 21, 2018

Scott did not say outright that he supports a ban on assault weapons. A vigil and rally against gun violence was held in St. Petersburg's Williams Park Saturday night in response to the mass shooting in Broward County. Another area school, Hialeah High, has a walkout planned for Wednesday. I am a 14-year-old girl, and I was joined with hundreds of other students my age. (more...)
Digit mobile numbers coming to India from July onwards? Digit mobile numbers coming to India from July onwards?
- February 21, 2018

It has been decided that the 13-digit M2M numbering plan will be implemented from July 1, 2018 and all new mobile connections will be allocated 13-digit numbers only. Many Sim cards companies are already working over this decision. These could be large industrial machines part of automated assembly lines or they could be small gadgets, part of the Internet of Things, such as the fire alarm in your house that may require internet or cellular connectivity to send out alerts. (more...)
Check Out The Ethereal Imagery Of Mount Sinabung's Latest Eruption Check Out The Ethereal Imagery Of Mount Sinabung's Latest Eruption
- February 21, 2018

The images from the immediate aftermath of the eruption show the cloud reaching an apex of 7 kilometers in the air, as well as ash coating the towns that lay beneath. There have been no fatalities or injuries reported yet , according to Reuters, but the eruption was significant enough to alter the peak of the volcano itself. (more...)
WhatsApp for Windows Phone Beta Gets Stickers, Live Location Sharing WhatsApp for Windows Phone Beta Gets Stickers, Live Location Sharing
- February 21, 2018

Judging from the update, it looks as though WhatsApp users might soon be getting support for Live Location & stickers on Microsoft's Windows Phone platform. We expect the WhatsApp team to enable the hidden features for all beta testers very soon for beta testing before making it live for all users. Currently, the Group description feature is seen in the testing stage on Android and Windows beta versions of the app. (more...)
Sony Could Launch Three Snapdragon 660 Xperia Phones At MWC 2018 Sony Could Launch Three Snapdragon 660 Xperia Phones At MWC 2018
- February 21, 2018

We have reported earlier how Sony plans to launch the XZ2 at the MWC 2018 . This report has now shed some light on both the Sony Xperia XZ2 and the XZ2 Compact. To achieve an appearance akin to the Galaxy S8's Infinity Display, the Xperia XZ2 should have an all-screen curved-edge front display with nearly nonexistent bezels on the sides. (more...)
Walmart miss Estimates after Online Sales slip
- February 21, 2018

Cambridge Trust Company bought 7,119 shares as the company's stock rose 3.10% with the market. The shares were sold at an average price of $96.39, for a total transaction of $79,677,612.63. The stock has "Buy" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, November 13. On Friday, August 19 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with "Market Perform". (more...)
Suspicious report claims iPhone SE 2 launching at WWDC Suspicious report claims iPhone SE 2 launching at WWDC
- February 21, 2018

Apple iPhone SE 2 might not be dead, even though noted analyst from KGI Securities Ming Chi-Kuo has indicated that there will be only three iPhones for 2018. The screen resolution will remain the same as the iPhone SE. Previous reports also point towards the upcoming iPhone SE 2 being manufactured in India by Wistron - the same company which started assembling the current generation iPhone SE in Bengaluru in 2017. (more...)
Xiaomi Gaming Smartphone 'BlackShark' Spotted on AnTuTu Benchmark Xiaomi Gaming Smartphone 'BlackShark' Spotted on AnTuTu Benchmark
- February 21, 2018

The smartphone is marketed as a gaming smartphone and now other companies are also looking forward to launching a Gaming Smartphone. A new Antutu listing reveals specifications for a phone codenamed "Black Shark" which incidentally, is also the name of the brand Xiaomi had recently invested in. (more...)
Android P will Prevent Background Apps from Accessing the Camera Android P will Prevent Background Apps from Accessing the Camera
- February 21, 2018

It'll monitor apps using their UID that assigned at the time of the installation. There exists a class of anti-theft apps that, at a user's request, will start recording with the front-facing camera to potentially capture images of the thief, or at least the surroundings, without alerting them to the fact. (more...)
Drama as newly commissioned Kaduna APC factional office is demolished Drama as newly commissioned Kaduna APC factional office is demolished
- February 21, 2018

According to him, the land has now been allocated to KASUPDA for the goal of developing and maintaining a public park that will provide a green area and a serene place for recreation. Senator Sani stated this at plenary on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, while reacting to the demolition of the factional All Progressives Congress (APC) secretariat in Kaduna state. (more...)
World's best male Alpine skier vies for 2nd Pyeongchang gold World's best male Alpine skier vies for 2nd Pyeongchang gold
- February 21, 2018

France took the bronze . Men's cross-country relay - Norway continued its dominance in cross-country skiing by winning the gold medal in the men's 4x10-kilometer relay . Zongyang was the last jumper of the night and exulted after nailing his back full, double full, the same jump Abramenko completed moments before. It comes after a spokesman for the Olympic Athletes from Russia said one of its competitors committed a "possible violation of anti-doping rules", according to Russian ... (more...)
Qatar not intending to revisit CSeries under Airbus Qatar not intending to revisit CSeries under Airbus
- February 21, 2018

Like the A350-900, more than 70% of the A350-1000's lightweight airframe is made from advanced materials combining composites (53 per cent), titanium and advanced aluminum alloys. The A350-1000 is the latest member of the Airbus wide-body aircraft portfolio. It will become a firm part of the Qatar Airways fleet, making us the biggest operator in the world of this aircraft type and maintain our status as flying one of the youngest fleets in the sky, with an average age of just five years. (more...)
Amit Shah calls victim in Nalapad case as 'BJP member' Amit Shah calls victim in Nalapad case as 'BJP member'
- February 21, 2018

In Tripura, where Assembly polls were held recently, the BJP would win, he said. Nalapad Haris, son of Congress MLA N A Haris, had yesterday surrendered before police amid high drama and was booked for attempt to murder. He also denied reports that Vidhwath, who was assaulted by Mohammed Nalapad and his friends in Bengaluru , was a BJP worker. "But I am thankful to the media for keeping this issue alive and debating on it despite fear of goondagiri from the MLA's son". (more...)
Ouch! Apple's Spaceship Campus Is So Full of Glass It Hurts Ouch! Apple's Spaceship Campus Is So Full of Glass It Hurts
- February 21, 2018

According to one account, staff walking around the building in Cupertino, California, have sometimes been distracted by their iPhones and failed to spot glass panels straight in front of them. However, it is unclear how many such incidents have occurred. Yes, like a real life Windex commercial with well-heeled tech employees instead of birds, multiple people have allegedly been injured upon impact with the glass surfaces. (more...)
Telstra's iMessage and Facetime services down Telstra's iMessage and Facetime services down
- February 21, 2018

The issue appears to primarily be affecting the eastern coast of Australia, though users in Perth are also reporting issues. Telstra earlier announced that "Earlier today some customers experienced an issue with Apple iMessage and FaceTime". (more...)