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Facebook Marketplace Turns 2, Gets New AI Features and More Facebook Marketplace Turns 2, Gets New AI Features and More
- October 05, 2018

But, for sellers, the new functions will categorise each item based on its image and written description, then suggest a realistic price point. Facebook's AI will also improve photo quality, translate Marketplace listings, and translate Messenger conversations. (more...)
Ofcom to investigate EE and Vodafone over network coverage claims Ofcom to investigate EE and Vodafone over network coverage claims
- October 05, 2018

Companies have a legal obligation to provide accurate coverage data to Ofcom . EE, Britain's biggest mobile operator, said it had already updated its 3G coverage map in line with the feedback from Ofcom, and noted its 2G and 4G networks were far larger overall. (more...)
Telltale Games has laid-off the remainder of its staff
- October 05, 2018

Rachel clarified later on Twitter that she was tweeting out to inform people of the continued layoffs and that she has no further information to share on what's next for the company. "Everyone involved is trying to make sure Clementine's story is told". "We're working 24/7 to get a ['Walking Dead' game] deal done", he said. "As odd as that may sound, 25 of us will continue, foreseeable", he wrote. (more...)
Nokia 7.1 Debuts With Stock Android, HDR, Zeiss Optics & A Low Price Nokia 7.1 Debuts With Stock Android, HDR, Zeiss Optics & A Low Price
- October 04, 2018

The Nokia 7.1 price is £299 in the United Kingdom, where it'll be available from EE, Vodafone and Carphone Warehouse. While many of HMD's Nokia handsets released since the brand's return in early 2017 never made their way to the United States, the Nokia 7 .1 will be available for purchase in Gloss Steel and Gloss Midnight Blue from many major retailers in the country, including Amazon, B&H, and Best Buy, all three of which will start accepting pre-orders on the Android One device from ... (more...)
Verizon and Other Cellular Companies Promise Ultra-fast Internet Services Verizon and Other Cellular Companies Promise Ultra-fast Internet Services
- October 04, 2018

However, consumer devices with true 5G capability are still a few years away even though Verizon launched the first trial networks in five USA cities Monday (Verizon service will send internet to the home using a 5G modem that picks up the signal from 5G network and converts it to a traditional Wi-Fi signal), and thus, the mobile 5G network is not yet available. (more...)
China reportedly carried out a 'hardware hack' on Apple and Amazon China reportedly carried out a 'hardware hack' on Apple and Amazon
- October 04, 2018

But Apple was also unusually direct in its refutation of Bloomberg's report, which cited 17 sources inside the USA government and the affected companies detailing the manipulation of Supermicro's motherboards while they were being manufactured in China . (more...)
Your Switch Online cloud saves won’t be lost if you stop paying Your Switch Online cloud saves won’t be lost if you stop paying
- October 04, 2018

Ubisoft has announced two video games coming to the Nintendo Switch this fall in the form of and as either as standalone games or as part of the collection. Splatoon 2 , Pokémon: Let's Go Pikachu and Eevee, Dark Souls: Remastered and Federation Internationale de Football Association 19 are some of the titles confirmed to not allow cloud saving on the Switch. (more...)
LG V40 ThinQ Launched, 5 Cameras, Details & Specs
- October 04, 2018

The V40's major advantage is that it ships with a total of five cameras , including three on the back and two on the front. The LG V40 ThinQ has AI camera features as well which automatically adjust saturation, shutter speed and other settings to ensure that you shoot the best image. (more...)
Leak reveals functions of LG V40 ThinQ's five cameras Leak reveals functions of LG V40 ThinQ's five cameras
- October 04, 2018

We're keen to check out the unveiling this week in NY, and hopefully find out LG's plans for the V40 in Australia. And now, according to the leak, we know the exact implementation of the triple camera setup. Among the two camera sensors, one is a standard lens while the other one is a wide-angle lens. Overall, the cameras on the V40 ThinQ seem pretty impressive, at least on paper. (more...)
Google’s new Pixel 3 teaser shows an absurdly small phone Google’s new Pixel 3 teaser shows an absurdly small phone
- October 04, 2018

Active Edge can also be used to silence incoming calls by quickly depressing the sides of the smartphone. If were you were hoping that Google would go light on the Pixel Slate or Pixelbook specs in order to make their computing devices more affordable, I doubt that's happening. (more...)
How to download and install Windows 10 Feature Updates How to download and install Windows 10 Feature Updates
- October 04, 2018

Within the October update for Windows 10, Microsoft is including a new Your Phone app , that lets you send and receive text messages from your Windows computer (see above). All in all, it's a reflection of Microsoft's recognition that, without a viable phone platform of its own, it needs to integrate tightly with the iPhones and Androids of today to stay relevant. (more...)
Google Updates Assistant on Phones with a New Touch-Friendly Design Google Updates Assistant on Phones with a New Touch-Friendly Design
- October 04, 2018

So in short Google Assistant should be just as good as before when using your voice, but with a more appealing interface and more control during those times when you'd rather get things done the old-fashioned way - with taps and swipes. Google next week will unveil a bunch of products that will support the new Assistant, including the Pixel 3 phones and next-gen Home devices. Google on Wednesday unveiled the new UI as part of a new new blog post, focusing on making the software a bit easier ... (more...)
Artificial Tears | Global Market Detailed Study 2018-2023(Allergan, Alcon (Novartis), Bausch & Lomb) Artificial Tears | Global Market Detailed Study 2018-2023(Allergan, Alcon (Novartis), Bausch & Lomb)
- October 03, 2018

The global " AI (Artificial Intelligence) Speaker market " research report encloses a deep analysis of the global AI (Artificial Intelligence) Speaker market . The fifth and most decisive a part of Automotive Artificial Intelligence report depicts the corporate profile, debut, market positioning, target Customers, worth and profit margin of prime leading players of Automotive Artificial Intelligence from 2018 to 2025. (more...)
Google introduces Voice Access for hands-free operation of your smartphone Google introduces Voice Access for hands-free operation of your smartphone
- October 03, 2018

The search giant notes that 19.7 percent of the population in the USA alone (62 million people) have forms of mobility impairment impacting their hand functions. The user interacts with these verbally by choosing the number for the item they want - such as "9" to open the app assigned with the number nine - then proceeding with additional actions. (more...)
Internet, social media use and device adoption stagnates in US Internet, social media use and device adoption stagnates in US
- October 03, 2018

The share of Americans using various technologies has stayed relatively flat since 2016. Similarly, the share of Americans who say they have broadband internet at home now stands at 65 percent, almost identical to the 67 percent posted in the summer 2015, with social media usage staying level at 69 percent, while desktop and laptop ownership has fallen from 78 percent in 2016 to 73 percent this year. (more...)
Samsung released Galaxy Note 9 in the new color Samsung released Galaxy Note 9 in the new color
- October 03, 2018

The feature also helps boost the device's performance when the signal conditions are weak, the report notes. They pitted the iPhone XS Max against the Galaxy Note 9 (Qualcomm X20 modem) and Google Pixel 2 (Qualcomm X16 modem). It completely stops receiving cellular data at -128 dBm. As a refresher the S Pen for the Galaxy Note 9 uses Bluetooth Low-Energy so the stylus can be used as a remote control for presentations and operating the camera. (more...)
Honor 8X to arrive in India on October 16 Honor 8X to arrive in India on October 16
- October 03, 2018

Now, with Android 9.0 Pie still below the 0.1 percent market share threshold , Huawei is already rolling out the update to the Mate 10 Pro in Europe. It is powered by a HiSilicon Kirin 970 SoC, coupled with 4GB/ 6GB of RAM and 64GB of inbuilt storage. There is also a secondary 2-megapixel depth sensor that aids with the portrait mode effects. (more...)
Is Google teasing a Pixel 3 Mini on its Instagram account?
- October 03, 2018

In the meantime, Google has released a new video teaser focusing on the Active Edge feature. The video, shared by Tech Rumor Report, shows a screen protector seemingly designed for the Google Pixel 3 XL and then shows it on top of a Google Pixel 2 XL , and there are a few things to take from it. (more...)
Confirmed: Upcoming Lenovo S5 Pro to feature four cameras on the back Confirmed: Upcoming Lenovo S5 Pro to feature four cameras on the back
- October 03, 2018

Jun shared the picture with a comment which says, "Oh, inspiring us to innovate". Lenovo is apparently going to introduce a new smartphone with quad cameras. Last week, we saw a tease from LG revealing the five cameras (two in front, three on the back) on the upcoming LG V40 ThinQ; Samsung's Galaxy A7 has triple rear cameras; and finally, we've seen the Huawei Mate 20 camera cases which show us the square shaped camera opening on the rear suggesting a quad-camera set-up. (more...)
WhatsApp ads in Status is already in the works for iOS WhatsApp ads in Status is already in the works for iOS
- October 03, 2018

Popular WhatsApp tracker WABetaInfo has found evidence of a new version that will show ads in the Status section for iOS devices. This is not the first time Facebook tried to monetize WhatsApp but since WhatsApp founders have now left the company, Facebook can easily go ahead with the plan. (more...)
Why you'll be getting a text from President Trump this Wednesday Why you'll be getting a text from President Trump this Wednesday
- October 03, 2018

That could include a missile launched by another country at the USA or a tsunami. "No action is needed". Previous EAS national tests were conducted in November 2011, September 2016, and September 2017 in collaboration with the FCC , broadcasters, and emergency management officials in recognition of FEMA's National Preparedness Month. (more...)
Microsoft's next update to Windows 10 will arrive in October Microsoft's next update to Windows 10 will arrive in October
- October 03, 2018

Amid the update , the tech giant reported "Quick Sign-in", a speedier method to sign into shared PCs and the progressed biometric sign-in include for Windows 10. In the familiar folder pane , where email messages may be distributed across Favorites, Folders and Groups, special icons make each of them easy to spot. (more...)
Verizon turns on the world's first 5G network
- October 03, 2018

Residents in parts of Los Angeles , Sacramento , Houston and Indianapolis are set to benefit from increased download speeds , as well as improved efficiency and reliability. With promised speeds of 300 megabits per second, and the chance of reaching 1 gigabit per second in some areas, the 5G wireless service is meant to compete with the very fastest wired home Internet offerings from cable and telecom companies. (more...)
Tim Berners-Lee Wants To Give Us Control Of The Internet
- October 03, 2018

The first wave of apps being built on Solid is being developed now. Solid would restore balance to the web because it meant people never lost control of their data, he said. "I see multiple market possibilities, including Solid apps and Solid data storage", Sir Tim said. Berners-Lee is fully expecting a fight from big tech to fund and get this open-source project going. (more...)
California's net neutrality legislation met with DOJ lawsuit California's net neutrality legislation met with DOJ lawsuit
- October 02, 2018

AT&T, which recently finalized its acquisition of Time Warner (now named WarnerMedia), said it's "unequivocally committed" to giving consumers an "open and transparent internet, free of gatekeepers". In addition to going further than other state legislation in its scope, the California legislation is particularly distinctive because of the state's large size and tech economy; the New York Times noted that the regulations could encourage ISPs to extend the same rules to other states. (more...)