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Gigabyte reveals world's smallest GTX 1080 graphics card Gigabyte reveals world's smallest GTX 1080 graphics card
- September 05, 2017

At least, it was. It's a Mini ITX beast! These dimensions are identical to that of Gigabyte's previous diminutive efforts, matching the GTX 1070 Mini ITX and 1060 Mini ITX cards. The Gigabyte is on a mega mission to miniaturize the graphic cards used for the desktops. It's a small overclock, but could be worth a few frames-per-second when playing games. (more...)
Honda to unveil CR-V Hybrid prototype at Frankfurt Motor Show Honda to unveil CR-V Hybrid prototype at Frankfurt Motor Show
- September 05, 2017

The Honda CR-V Hybrid is on its way and the prototype you see here comes ahead the company's first-ever petrol-electric SUV . The CR-V Hybrid prototype features a 2.0-litre petrol engine and two electric motors. Engine Drive mode is self-explanatory and sees the CR-V Hybrid powered directly by the engine, with the battery and motor adding in extra oomph when more power is required. (more...)
Chelsea told Conte to keep out of Ross Barkley talks Chelsea told Conte to keep out of Ross Barkley talks
- September 05, 2017

Chelsea ordered Antonio Conte to keep out of the club's negotiations with Ross Barkley , according to reports. Barkley is into the final 12 months of his current deal with Everton and was pursued by both the Premier League champions and Tottenham Hotspur over the course of the summer. (more...)
Federighi takes up the Siri reins at Apple Federighi takes up the Siri reins at Apple
- September 04, 2017

Cue, who runs internet software and services for Apple, has been in charge of all of Apple's online services, including Maps, Music, iTunes, iCloud, and Siri for years. The two companies said the partnership between their voice assistants was created to highlight the strength of each respective piece of software, and provide customers with the benefits of both. (more...)
Microsoft confirms Xbox One keyboard and mouse support still coming Microsoft confirms Xbox One keyboard and mouse support still coming
- September 04, 2017

Microsoft official announcement revealed , "The console brings a range of improvements upon the standard Xbox One , mostly visual, with the promise of running enhanced games as high as the 4K resolution at 60 frames per second (FPS)". Streum On Studio, the developers behind the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 game Space Hulk: Deathwing , spoke about the differences between the upgraded versions of both the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One from the point of view of developing the actual games that ... (more...)
Microsoft is Coaching Devs on Proper Console Keyboard and Mouse Development Microsoft is Coaching Devs on Proper Console Keyboard and Mouse Development
- September 04, 2017

In an interview with GamingBolt , Streum On Studio said that process of developing a game for the Xbox One X wasn't unlike the process of making one for the PS4 Pro. Some titles have already experimented with keyboard and mouse control support in the past. Therein lies other problems though. Users can resort to video games' back cover where they will discover clearly mentioned that it is enhanced for the new console . (more...)
IPhone 8 might let you activate Siri with the sleep/wake button
- September 04, 2017

Considering that the iPhone 7 was seen by many as a disappointment and this year marks the iPhone's 10th anniversary, it stands to reason to assume that Apple is going to do something big. The 3D recognition sensor (facial scanner) has the capability to unlock the device by scanning the user's facial features. According to a report by well-known Apple analyst Ming Chi-Kuo, the Touch ID implementation under the display is far from accurate and this sort of feature will take time to succeed, ... (more...)
IPhone 8 Power Button May Let You Activate Siri
- September 04, 2017

Rambo's comments are based on a discovery that he has made in source code that points to the possibility. It's also used to power down the device. Apple's iPhone 8 will get rid of the Home Button and reference designs for a bezel-less iPhone were also spotted in the HomePod firmware, which had all but confirmed the iPhone 8's revamped look. (more...)
Jaguar's AI steering wheel is a gateway to self-driving rideshares Jaguar's AI steering wheel is a gateway to self-driving rideshares
- September 04, 2017

The British auto maker has released information on what it has dubbed Sayer, a fully connected steering wheel with artificial intelligence that can call upon the closest driverless vehicle and have it delivered to your doorstep. Jaguar will feature the steering on its upcoming concept auto - the Future-Type. Jaguar's concept, for example, is based on the assumption that self-driving will eventually kill auto ownership. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy J7+ launched with dual camera setup and 4GB RAM Samsung Galaxy J7+ launched with dual camera setup and 4GB RAM
- September 04, 2017

Internally, this smartphone is expected to be powered by a 2.3GHz octa-core processor and this will be coupled with 3GB/4GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB of storage. Samsung Galaxy J7 Plus:Samsung has unveiled the latest addition to its mid-range smartphone category. The phone also supports face detection security. (more...)
Can Cortana-Alexa Alliance Lead Digital Voice Assistants from Gimmickry to Utility? Can Cortana-Alexa Alliance Lead Digital Voice Assistants from Gimmickry to Utility?
- September 04, 2017

Available later this year , this collaboration will allow you to access Alexa via Cortana on Windows 10 PCs, followed by Android and iOS in the future. Meanwhile, Microsoft seemed to be pivoting its efforts to concentrate on improving voice recognition services and APIs for developers rather than for Cortana , the personified digital voice assistant . (more...)
Minutes Of Pocket Final Fantasy XV Gameplay Video Revealed
- September 04, 2017

When Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition was announced late last month, our we raised our eyebrows with some warranted skepticism as to whether or not Square Enix could actually pull off what they were promising: A full featured, mobile version , of their blown-out console title Final Fantasy XV . (more...)
Alexa meet Cortana: The AI superteam coming to your Windows PC
- September 03, 2017

That would explain the thinking behind the Microsoft-Amazon agreement. Amazon has underperformed the industry it belongs to on a year-to-date basis. That means voice controlled speakers all over the home for a more affordable price than the likes of the competition. Next in line is Google Home , our favorite search engine's counter to the Echo . (more...)
Defense Leads UK to 24-17 Win Over Southern Miss Defense Leads UK to 24-17 Win Over Southern Miss
- September 03, 2017

Hopson gambled a couple of times on fourth down near midfield in the first half, converting one and failing on another, but with five minutes left in the game and the ball at the Kentucky 45, Hopson made a decision to punt. The good news was that they shut down that play totally in the second half and actually played a good all-round defensive game. The Wildcats, in general, also bottled up the Southern Miss ground game, and specifically, senior tailback Ito Smith. (more...)
LG V30 Features Face, Voice and Fingerprint Biometrics LG V30 Features Face, Voice and Fingerprint Biometrics
- September 03, 2017

The tiny bezels and curved surface remind users of the Samsung Galaxy S8 , and this new " FullVision " design packs 6 inches of display in a more compact package. Sony has also just announced its latest flagship smartphone, the XZ1 with a 5.2-inch screen, and the smaller XZ1 compact with a 4.6-inch screen. Both devices have their screens protected by Corning's Gorilla Glass 5 . (more...)
VTU tweaks re-evaluation norms of students under CBCS VTU tweaks re-evaluation norms of students under CBCS
- September 03, 2017

Visvesvaraya Technological University is a public university in the state of Karnataka which was established in the year 1998 by the Government of Karnataka. So the candidates who have appeared for the examination of the BE and BTech streams, eighth and seventh Semester non-CBCS can now check their results on the official website of Visvesvaraya Technological University. (more...)
Ceasefire violation by Pakistan BSF Jawan martyred Ceasefire violation by Pakistan BSF Jawan martyred
- September 03, 2017

The attack on the bus took place on Friday evening when armed militants ambushed a police bus of the 9th battalion of the Indian Reserve Police, which was on its way to the armed police complex. "He was provided first aid and evacuated from the post to military hospital". Defence Ministry sources said heavy shelling and firing started between the two armies in Mendhar and Mankote areas. (more...)
Xiaomi launches 'Lake Blue' color variant for the Redmi Note 4 Xiaomi launches 'Lake Blue' color variant for the Redmi Note 4
- September 03, 2017

So, apart from offering customers a new color choice, with the smartphone Xiaomi has said that the proceeds from the sale of each device will go towards supporting the Government's Clean India initiatives under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. (more...)
Investors Heaps up on Novartis AG (NVS)
- September 03, 2017

Physicians Financial Services Inc. now owns 16,583 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,232,000 after buying an additional 1,700 shares during the last quarter. Piper Jaffray initiated it with "Overweight" rating and $36 target in Thursday, October 6 report. As per Wednesday, March 8, the company rating was upgraded by Societe Generale. (more...)
Liverpool youngster scores a screamer on his debut for Wales Liverpool youngster scores a screamer on his debut for Wales
- September 03, 2017

The Liverpool teenager came off the bench to score the victor with a brilliant 20-yard strike 16 minutes from time in Cardiff . "The ball just came out of the air and I just tried to shoot it as quickly as I could", Woodburn told Sky Sports . (more...)
Huawei expected to launch Kirin 970 SoC today Huawei expected to launch Kirin 970 SoC today
- September 03, 2017

If you don't know then, Huawei has today announced their new Hi Silicon Kirin 970 Chipset at IFA and they have confirmed that the first devices which will house this SoC will be the much awaited Huawei Mate 10 and the Mate 10 pro. Two shots were shown side by side, one taken by the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the other taken by Mate 10. In practical terms, Yu said a Kirin 970-powered device could recognize 2000 images in a minute. (more...)
Sharp Unveils Asian And European Release Dates Of AQUOS 8K TV Sharp Unveils Asian And European Release Dates Of AQUOS 8K TV
- September 03, 2017

Sharp has been making a significant push for 8K, that is 7680 x 4320 resolution, for quite a while. It's not the first time Sharp has produced an 8K TV , but this latest model brings with it a genuine use, seeing as content is in the process of being made to view on it. (more...)
Apple's iPhone 8 event is confirmed for September 12 Apple's iPhone 8 event is confirmed for September 12
- September 02, 2017

While iPhone 8 is not the anniversary edition, but what everyone called the iPhone 7S , the bigger variant would be called the iPhone 8 Plus. While iPhone launches are always hot tickets, the Steve Jobs Theater reportedly has way fewer seats than the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, where the event has been held in the past. (more...)
Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) Experiences Heavier than Usual Trading Volume Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) Experiences Heavier than Usual Trading Volume
- September 02, 2017

The Perkins Investment Management Llc holds 2.07M shares with $122.01 million value, down from 2.09 million last quarter. Company shares last traded at $11.35 a tad above $11.05, the 50 day moving average and which is just a bit below the 200 day moving average of $11.43. (more...)
Hy-Vee Lends a Helping Hand in Wake of Hurricane Harvey
- September 02, 2017

Hurricane Harvey has devastated the Houston metro area and other parts of the Gulf Coast over the last week, impacting the lives of millions of residents and causing billions of dollars in damage. We've distributed 26,000 so far and this number will grow as people are able to return home. This isn't the first time Walmart has helped with disaster relief and recovery. (more...)