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The world’s first Android smartphone is celebrating a decade The world’s first Android smartphone is celebrating a decade
- September 27, 2018

The current version is 9.0 Pie, which was released in August 2018. United States operator T Mobile is commemorating the occasion when the T-Mobile G1 was released running the first Android 1.0 OS under the hood. Building on the galaxy series it launched the Galaxy S in 2011. Eventually, Android's adoption began growing with almost every non-Apple brand using Android as an OS, becoming the go-to alternative to iPhones and iOS. (more...)
Realme 2 Pro is official with Snapdragon 660 and 8 GB RAM Realme 2 Pro is official with Snapdragon 660 and 8 GB RAM
- September 27, 2018

The device sports a 6.2-inch IPS notch display with HD+ (1520 x 720 pixels) resolution and 19:9 aspect ratio. Moving to the horsepower arena, the standard model's Snapdragon 450 has been swapped out for a more powerful Snapdragon 660 . The company also confirmed that there will be an 8GB RAM variant in the line-up as well, and since there was no 128GB variant in the Realme 2 , we can expect it to be available in the Realme 2 Pro. (more...)
Axiata likely to reject offer from Keppel and SPH for M1
- September 27, 2018

Depending on the level of acceptances, SPH's eventual shareholding in Konnectivity will range from a minimum of 20 per cent to a maximum of 43.84 per cent. It already owns a 79.22 stake in Keppel T&T, which provides logistics and data centre services. "Notwithstanding the challenges now facing the industry, we see considerable potential in M1 and have developed a transformation plan to sharpen M1's competitiveness". (more...)
Google Lens will soon be included in Image search results Google Lens will soon be included in Image search results
- September 27, 2018

Google Search is the company's flagship product. On the same day as Google's announcement , Snap Inc., the parent company of Snapchat, unveiled a partnership with Amazon.com in which users can shop for products straight from the camera function of Snapchat. (more...)
Flexible Substrate Market Report Puts Limelight on Growth, Opportunities Flexible Substrate Market Report Puts Limelight on Growth, Opportunities
- September 27, 2018

The Global E-Paper Display Market is esteemed at XX million Dollars in 2016 and is relied upon to achieve XX million USD before the finish of 2023, increment at a CAGR of XX % in the vicinity of 2016 and 2023. - Marketing Trader or Distributor Analysis of Display Backlighting. Who are global manufacturers in the OLED Cellphone Display Market? It involves the rising trends related to the major avenues for the development of the global Oled Display Panel market . (more...)
Google uses AI to improve Google Images, video search and AMP Stories Google uses AI to improve Google Images, video search and AMP Stories
- September 27, 2018

On Google Image results, a new Lens button will appear at the bottom of each picture. On the same day as Google's announcement, Snap Inc., the parent company of Snapchat, unveiled a partnership with Amazon .com in which users can shop for products straight from the camera function of Snapchat. (more...)
Apple and Salesforce announce strategic partnership Apple and Salesforce announce strategic partnership
- September 27, 2018

But of course, you can always invoke Control Center again to manually toggle it off using that moon icon, or just as with iOS 11, you can open your Settings app and go to " Do Not Disturb " to further adjust the feature's schedule and options. (more...)
The new LG V40 ThinQ reveals itself with a nice design The new LG V40 ThinQ reveals itself with a nice design
- September 27, 2018

Android is about to have a great month, as October is peppered with new smartphone announcements from some of the biggest Android players. Majority are going to be flagship handsets, and majority have been featured in plenty of leaks so far. (more...)
Samsung launches Galaxy A7 Samsung launches Galaxy A7
- September 27, 2018

Also, the audio output is powered by Dolby Atmos , but the setback is that it only works while using the headphones. The Galaxy A7 2018 is also the first Galaxy to have the fingerprint reader on the right side frame attached to the power button. (more...)
Oculus announces Quest, its $399 high-end standalone headset Oculus announces Quest, its $399 high-end standalone headset
- September 26, 2018

While Facebook didn't reveal many more details about the launch lineup beyond that, it did confirm the device will support older Oculus games as well. Last year's version was still using handheld controllers with integrated touch pads, but the final version will ship with controllers that use Oculus Rift-style thumb sticks and buttons. (more...)
Google Feed gets renamed Discover, will appear on mobile homepage Google Feed gets renamed Discover, will appear on mobile homepage
- September 26, 2018

The company says it wants to help users resume tasks where they left off, as well as get familiar with new hobbies and interests. On mobile, this feed will now be called Discover . With the new update, the users will be able to modify Discover in a way that it will only show contents or topics in the specifically chosen language. (more...)
Rare Apple computer built by co-founders sold for $375,000 at auction Rare Apple computer built by co-founders sold for $375,000 at auction
- September 26, 2018

The Apple "piece" was for sale alongside a raft of other stuff, including an Apollo 11 Lunar Surface flown U.S. flag that sold for $21,250; a Steve Jobs-signed Annual Report that went for $23,750; a Macintosh Plus computer signed by Jobs and none of teamsters that was flogged for $28,750; and an Al Capone Twice-Signed Document in which he demanded $45 in gold coins, the winning bid for which was $26,250. (more...)
Microsoft, Corporation (MSFT) Launches New A.I. Box for Its Cloud Customers Microsoft, Corporation (MSFT) Launches New A.I. Box for Its Cloud Customers
- September 26, 2018

The company also advanced its commitment to democratize access to AI through a new AI for Humanitarian Action program aimed at harnessing the power of AI for disaster recovery, helping children, protecting refugees and displaced people, and promoting respect for human rights. (more...)
Roku Debuts 4K Streaming Player for Under $40 Roku Debuts 4K Streaming Player for Under $40
- September 26, 2018

The Roku Premiere + also supports HD, 4K Ultra HD or 4K HDR picture quality, is available exclusively at Walmart for $49.99, including a voice remote. You'll be able to ask "Show me free sitcoms" or "free dramas", for example, and see all of the content available across the Roku platform that you don't have to pay for. (more...)
Firefox Monitor will email you when your account is compromised Firefox Monitor will email you when your account is compromised
- September 26, 2018

The feature has been in testing for some time and works with the Aussie-made HaveIBeenPwned service created by cybersecurity expert Troy Hunt . Finding out your account was affected by some corporate hack doesn't make your stolen data private again. (more...)
Delta issues groundstop on all domestic flights Delta issues groundstop on all domestic flights
- September 26, 2018

The statements do not specify what the technology issue is, but the airline said "there was no disruption or safety impact on any Delta flights in the air". In a press release made at 8:28 p.m., Delta said its IT teams are working diligently to solve the issue. "We apologize for the difficulties you have experienced", Delta said in a tweet. (more...)
Google tunes search for prescience and pictures
- September 26, 2018

Google's search engine - now the most used on the web - will become "more accessible and useful for people everywhere" as a result of the updates. This way you can check out Discover and all of its new features any time you visit google.com on your phone. (more...)
Galaxy P30 storage and color options revealed
- September 25, 2018

On the optical front, the new triple camera set up comes with an additional 8MP 120° Ultra-Wide Lens, which has the same viewing angle as the human eye. Galaxy A7 range is priced at Rs 23,990 for the base variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. The front camera on Galaxy A7 is a 24MP one with f/2.2 aperture and it also supports bokeh effect selfies with Selfie Focus, and Pro Lighting Mode as well as AR emoji feature , which Samsung had introduced on the Note 9 and Galaxy S9 series as ... (more...)
Microsoft reluctantly releases Office 2019 to macOS and Windows 10 users Microsoft reluctantly releases Office 2019 to macOS and Windows 10 users
- September 25, 2018

Office 2019 includes a bunch of enhancements and new features that focus on better collaboration, use artificial intelligence and offer improved security. Note: The Office apps for Mac users and its specific features may differ from those available for PC users. Microsoft also provided some reassurances on the future of its "on-premise" releases of Office. (more...)
The swarm of new Instagram features The swarm of new Instagram features
- September 25, 2018

Remember how you are unable to read captions on Instagram posts because the hashtags were distracting? The new option "choose location" will not be for locating where the photo was taken but this option will allow you to choose where your post appears. (more...)
Google Lens is coming to Image search results
- September 25, 2018

Google announced today that it is overhauling the way we search for images on Google. Last week, we told you that strings of code discovered in the Google app pointed to a new name, "Discover", for the Google Feed . More information will be shown along with images and Google Lens on the mobile web. Site owners take note: Google's getting more strict about image ranking, so make sure it's easy to find photos on your page if you want them to surface higher in Google Images. (more...)
Echo Sub Beefs Up Amazon's Audio Offer Echo Sub Beefs Up Amazon's Audio Offer
- September 25, 2018

Too much choice is the Amazon way. Amazon also made improvements to the Echo Show speaker, adding a bigger screen and better sound, qualities that will help it stack up to Google's high-end device. Taylor said the more pervasive Alexa will make users" lives easier and more convenient "whether it's asking for the traffic on your drive home, checking your email in the morning, or simply saying "Alexa, good night' to turn off your lights and lock your door ". (more...)
Huawei claims the Kirin 980 is faster than Apple’s A12 Bionic Huawei claims the Kirin 980 is faster than Apple’s A12 Bionic
- September 25, 2018

Huawei has introduced its latest flagship SoC Kirin 980 at IFA 2018. While the event in London will primarily focus on the Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro smartphones, the company is also tipped to announce the Huawei Freebuds 2 - the second generation version of its Apple AirPods rival. (more...)
Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Detailed Renders Leak Online Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Detailed Renders Leak Online
- September 25, 2018

The smaller Pixel 3 makes an appearance in this leak as well (immediately above). Famed tipster Evan Blass is also back in action with a couple of press renders that show off the front of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL . Agarwal claims that the phablet wil sport two 8-megapixel front camera sensors, one with autofocus and f/1.8 aperture and the other ultra wide angle sensor with fixed focus and f/2.2 aperture. (more...)
Red Dead Redemption 2 featured in latest PS4 Pro bundle Red Dead Redemption 2 featured in latest PS4 Pro bundle
- September 25, 2018

It's all an attempt to create a complex and realistic ecosystem where all members of the food chain must fight for their place. These consoles also don't feature a special design. And there are 19 different breeds of horse to ride too, including Appaloosas, Mustangs, Shires and Arabians, with 59 different coats. Once obtained, keeping a horse groomed and well-fed will improve its stamina, performance, handling and bond. (more...)