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Xiaomi Qin1 price, specifications, features, comparison Xiaomi Qin1 price, specifications, features, comparison
- August 05, 2018

The devices also come with weather report and alarm clock functionalities. The timing seems right since feature phones are appearing to make a comeback in the market. The phone doesn't feature any camera , but what it does feature is an IR blaster to control your home appliances. The device is powered by MediaTek MT6260A chipset having one ARM7 CPU core coupled with 8 MB RAM and 16 MB of onboard storage . (more...)
Police fire tear gas as thousands protest in Bangladesh Police fire tear gas as thousands protest in Bangladesh
- August 05, 2018

This past week, the Daily Star , Bangladesh's leading English-language newspaper, said bus services have been suspended around the country because major roadways in Dhaka are now blocked and drivers fear the huge crowds of students. But he did not clarify what was the government order was. The move may be an attempt to limit the ability of students to mobilise or express growing online anger at how the government has handled the protests, hours after police and unidentified men wielding ... (more...)
Dragon Quest XI Trailer Introduces Its Varied Cast of Characters
- August 05, 2018

While it is the eleventh mainline entry in the critically acclaimed series, DRAGON QUEST XI is a completely standalone experience that features entirely new characters, a beautifully detailed world, finely tuned strategic combat, and an immersive story that will appeal to long-time fans and franchise newcomers alike. (more...)
Facebook Starts Testing Dating Product Internally Facebook Starts Testing Dating Product Internally
- August 05, 2018

Dating is a good opportunity for Facebook, given that around 200 million users on the social network list themselves as single. The objective for this dogfooding is to test the end-to-end product experience for bugs and confusing UI. Three months later, images of the service, which many compared to Tinder , has surfaced online. Riff Goes O'er The Cliff! Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced plans to move into the lucrative dating market earlier this year. (more...)
Outrage as Optus customers unable to make or receive phone calls Outrage as Optus customers unable to make or receive phone calls
- August 05, 2018

Optus mobile customers are claiming they can't make or receive calls. Customers took to social media to express their frustrations reporting facing the issues from different regions in Australia - around 9am the telecommunications giant informed customers that it was investigating the issue. (more...)
Notable Hot Stock’s Alert: T-Mobile US, Inc., (NASDAQ: TMUS)
- August 04, 2018

The stock increased 0.30% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $60. The firm has fifty days moving average percentage of 0.42% to its latest price change. T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS ) traded under Technology sector umbrella as shares decreased -1.07% to trade at $59.36. While 20-Day Moving Average VS Current Price shows "Buy" Signal. (more...)
Hennessey Heritage Edition Mustang packs 808hp, 677 lb-ft torque Hennessey Heritage Edition Mustang packs 808hp, 677 lb-ft torque
- August 04, 2018

Hennessey's special Mustang , which is officially known as the Hennessey Heritage Edition Ford Mustang, also sports a bevy of unique carbon fiber elements including its front splitter, side skirts, rear spoiler, and engine coilpack covers. (more...)
Apple's new iPhone might not have this key feature Apple's new iPhone might not have this key feature
- August 04, 2018

Still, Beats focuses much of its effort on wireless headphones. Those wanting to use the iPhone will need to buy an adaptor of their own. While Apple's wireless AirPods and other Bluetooth headphones have increased in popularity, a whole line of iPhone accessories for wired headphone fans have emerged, including a charging case with a headphone jack and adapters that allow for both charging a phone and listening with wired headphones . (more...)
DraftKings Approved for Online Sports Wagering in New Jersey DraftKings Approved for Online Sports Wagering in New Jersey
- August 04, 2018

Caesars Entertainment , which operates multiple Atlantic City casinos , has said it will implement a sports betting app "quickly". DraftKings will be using the activity of their customers in fantasy contests to tailor what they see via the sports betting application, providing a more customized experience for their members. (more...)
Broadcast revenues fall as United Kingdom bears witness to decade of digital dependency
- August 04, 2018

The report found that smartphones have become the most popular internet-connected device (78 percent of United Kingdom adults use one), and there are now more mobile phones in the United Kingdom than people. This could be a sign of addiction given that the survey as found that fifth of British adults felt stressed if they could not access the Internet. "Over the last decade, people's lives have been transformed by the rise of the smartphone, together with better access to the internet and ... (more...)
Sprint reports positively on all three customer segments for Q1 Sprint reports positively on all three customer segments for Q1
- August 04, 2018

Revenues in the quarter reached $8.125 billion, down less than 1 percent from the same months a year ago. A year ago postpaid phone churn was at 1.50 percent. It covered Sprint's results during April, May and June. Sprint posted strong financials and subscriber growth across its three verticals for Q1 of its fiscal year 2018. (more...)
Social app Musical.ly to shut down after merger with TikTok Social app Musical.ly to shut down after merger with TikTok
- August 04, 2018

Other new features include a "reaction" feature which will allow users to respond to friends' videos from their phone, VR-like filters that can be activated by blinking, green screen-like background effects, and other creative tools. At the time, the company was happy to let Musical.ly run as an independent platform. Today, with little fanfare, Musical.ly was folded into Tik Tok, a similar service created and operated by ByteDance. (more...)
Lexus Reveals Ultra-Rare LC 500 Limited Edition Lexus Reveals Ultra-Rare LC 500 Limited Edition
- August 04, 2018

It's not just the outside that gets a squint-inducing finish though. Not only is the exterior painted in the striking yellow hue, portions of the LC's interior are also painted in the similar yellow color. Under the hood, the special edition LC will be available with either a 5.0-liter naturally-aspirated V8 that produces 471 PS with 540 Nm of torque, and an advanced 3.5-liter hybrid V6. (more...)
BlackBerry Evolve, Evolve X launched with dual cameras, 4000mAh battery BlackBerry Evolve, Evolve X launched with dual cameras, 4000mAh battery
- August 04, 2018

Dubbed as BlackBerry Evolve and Evolve X , the devices come with full touchscreen display, unlike Key2 that features a QWERTY keypad. BlackBerry also bundles a BlackBerry wireless charger with the Evolve X as well. It is assisted by an f/2.6 aperture 13-megapixel secondary sensor with a pixel size of 1micron. The Blackberry Evolve X is priced at Rs 34,990 while the Evolve will retail at Rs 24,990. (more...)
BioWare Teases More Mass Effect and Dragon Age BioWare Teases More Mass Effect and Dragon Age
- August 04, 2018

Hudson acknowledged that his quickie overview doesn't actually answer many questions, but said BioWare will "really go deep" on Anthem's storytelling (and other features) in a PAX panel-presumably that's PAX West, which runs from August 31 to September 3. (more...)
AMD made a semi-custom SoC for the Chinese gaming market AMD made a semi-custom SoC for the Chinese gaming market
- August 04, 2018

The Ryzen 5 2400G does, however, have the upper hand on the CPU front with base/boost clocks of 3.4GHz and 3.8GHz respectively. However, as AnandTech found out at launch, while the graphics performance of the higher-end Ryzen 5 2400G widely exceeds that of Intel competitors, when compared to discrete GPUs, it operates closer to the GeForce GT 1030 . (more...)
BlackBerry Evolve and Evolve X: Bigger screen with larger batteries BlackBerry Evolve and Evolve X: Bigger screen with larger batteries
- August 04, 2018

The beefier Evolve X gets a boost to 6GB RAM, as well as a faster 2.2 GHz Snapdragon 660 chip (the same as the one in the Key2 ), a 12-megapixel + 13-megapixel rear camera system, and support for quick charging and wireless charging. If that's a little too steep for you, then the standard BlackBerry Evolve will be available from mid-September for 24,990 rupees (~$364). The Evolve X will be the first of the pair to launch, debuting in India at the end of August at a price of Rs 34,990 ... (more...)
Mission: Impossible Fallout comes to PUBG - should you choose to accept it Mission: Impossible Fallout comes to PUBG - should you choose to accept it
- August 04, 2018

Special background music, parachutes, and rewards will be added to the game. Maybe you're one of those people who are completely oblivious to a major motion picture opening like Mission Impossible - Fallout . PUBG Mobile is a free to play game on both iOS and Android. The content is available throughout August. Unlike the Mission: Impossible event, however, Fortnite's did not offer unlockable rewards that players could hold onto once the event was over. (more...)
Confirmed: Epic Games won’t distribute Fortnite Mobile on Android via Google Play Confirmed: Epic Games won’t distribute Fortnite Mobile on Android via Google Play
- August 03, 2018

As expected, the main reason why Fortnite won't be distributed via the Play Store is financial. But the bigger reason behind the move could be to do with the 30% revenue cut on the Google Play Store. Ars was unable to confirm the legitimacy of the image, but XDA's report cites the final sentence, about app installation, by reprinting the source code that it pulled up on Sunday. (more...)
Apple Pay CVS, 7-Eleven, and Germany expansion happening soon Apple Pay CVS, 7-Eleven, and Germany expansion happening soon
- August 03, 2018

Apple Pay is extending to CVS and 7-Eleven stores nationwide later this year, announced CEO Tim Cook on a conference call with investors on Tuesday. In the same call with investors, Cook revealed the success that Apple Pay has reached compared to its rival services. "It is in use by tens of millions of customers daily, Apple says, with "well over"\" one billion Apple Pay transactions completed during the June quarter, more than triple the number during the same period a year ago. (more...)
Parents Warned Over Deadly 'Momo' Whatsapp Challenge Parents Warned Over Deadly 'Momo' Whatsapp Challenge
- August 03, 2018

WhatsApp is a free Messenger program service owned by Facebook . Police in Argentina are continuing to investigate the suspected connection between Momo and the girl's suicide , and are reportedly searching for an 18-year-old boy they believe may have been involved. (more...)
Chaos Ensues on Ryanair Flight After Phone Charger Bursts Into Flames Chaos Ensues on Ryanair Flight After Phone Charger Bursts Into Flames
- August 03, 2018

A mobile phone battery catching fire in an overhead carry-on bin of a packed Ryanair flight shortly before takeoff sent passengers sliding down emergency chutes in a mad scramble, The Mirror reported . 'Fortunately I was in the first row and I opened the emergency door before the pilot activated the chute'. In February, a Frontier Airlines flight from Orlando to Phoenix was diverted to Tampa when a similar blaze took hold. (more...)
Glu Mobile: 2Q Earnings Snapshot
- August 03, 2018

The lower the number, a company is thought to have low volatility . The effect of the moving average is to smooth the price movement so that the longer-term trend becomes less volatile and therefore more obvious. The Magic Formula was devised and made popular by Joel Greenblatt in his book "The Little Book That Beats the Market". The stock has a beta value of 1.17. (more...)
Huawei forecasts 200 million shipments, hopes to take No. 1 spot Huawei forecasts 200 million shipments, hopes to take No. 1 spot
- August 03, 2018

Research firm Strategy Analytics has reported that Apple is eating into the market share of its competitors. Strategy Analytics has revealed that this is Apple's highest market share since 2013. This indicates that low-end models still have their own market space. Apple, Huawei and Samsung were the main contenders when it came to competition for high-end smartphones priced at $700 or more, according to Reith. (more...)
Google Maps Starts Sharing Phone Battery Life When Users Share Their Location Google Maps Starts Sharing Phone Battery Life When Users Share Their Location
- August 03, 2018

When you share your location or have a contact's location shared with you, there will be an important piece of information included (other than the location): the battery life remaining in the device that's sharing its location. However, on the other hand, the people who use the location sharing feature will find it use as it helps them to keep a track of status of other person's smartphone. (more...)