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Nokia 7.1 launched in India, priced at Rs 19,999: Specifications, features Nokia 7.1 launched in India, priced at Rs 19,999: Specifications, features
- December 01, 2018

To recall, the Nokia 7 .1 features a 5.84-inch Full HD+ " PureDisplay " with 19:9 screen aspect ratio and a notch on top. Nokia 7 .1 features dual rear camera , a combination 12MP primary camera with an f/1.8 aperture and a 5MP black and white secondary sensor with an f/2.4 aperture. (more...)
Moto G7 Power appears with 5000mAh battery Moto G7 Power appears with 5000mAh battery
- December 01, 2018

In adddition to the the Moto G7 Play , the Moto G7, and the Moto G7 Plus , Motorola will also be adding a fourth model called the Moto G7 Power . The single rear camera is to be positioned at the top center besides an LED flash. Citing a source familiar with the developments, the report claims that the Moto G7 Power is codenamed "ocean" and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SoC with Adreno 506 GPU. (more...)
OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition looks to be a beast of a smartphone OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition looks to be a beast of a smartphone
- December 01, 2018

About the price, as 8GB/256GB OnePlus 6T costs around Rs 38,000 the McLaren edition will be expansive than that for sure. This latest report reveals that OnePlus will be one of the first manufacturers to offer a smartphone with 10GB of RAM, following the likes of the Nubia Red Magic Mars, Oppo Find X, and Xiaomi Mi Mix 3. (more...)
Anthem Alpha test to begin next week Anthem Alpha test to begin next week
- December 01, 2018

The event is closed and spots are very limited. Announced by EA, the alpha is part of EA's Community Playtesting program, and will be available on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4, though openings are predictably limited. Don't worry, though, you'll have plenty more pre-release Anthem time when the expected BETA rolls out at some point next year, possibly sooner. Quick guide on how to sign up and participate in the games' first public closed alpha test. (more...)
Check out the new icons for Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Outlook Check out the new icons for Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
- December 01, 2018

The new icons for Office 365 have been created to embrace the history of Office while giving them a "bolder, lighter and friendlier" look. While the updated icons have little impact on the functionality of Microsoft's Office suite, it's just part of a larger pass on the software's user experience, as outlined by Jared Spataro, Corporate VP for Microsoft 365 back in June . (more...)
You Can Now Share Instagram Stories with Only Your Closest Friends You Can Now Share Instagram Stories with Only Your Closest Friends
- December 01, 2018

It's also important to note that one way to tell if someone has added you to their list is you'll see a green badge when you're looking at their Story. Hindustan Times delivers the news across all social media platforms, on the web, and at your doorstep. In October, Instagram appointed long-term insider Adam Mosseri as the head of the photo-sharing app following the high-profile exits of the photo-sharing app's co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger. (more...)
Elder Scrolls: Blades delayed till early 2019 Elder Scrolls: Blades delayed till early 2019
- December 01, 2018

Bethesda has announced that The Elder Scrolls: Blades has been pushed into early 2019. Blades contains the many hallmarks Elder Scrolls fans enjoy from the franchise - beautifully rendered, console-quality environments, powerful magic, tons of gear to collect, upgradeable skills and of course, real-time fantasy battles! The publisher even brought a playable demo to E3, and gamescom in August. (more...)
Qualcomm invests $100 million in funding AI startups Qualcomm invests $100 million in funding AI startups
- December 01, 2018

Steve Mollenkopf, CEO of Qualcomm Incorporated , said: "For over a decade, Qualcomm has been investing in the future of machine learning". At the time of the announcement, Qualcomm revealed that Qualcomm Venture Funds had made its first investment in AnyVision , an Isreali AI-enabled facial and body recognition startup . (more...)
Mobile Giving Away Free Samsung 4K TV with Note 9, Galaxy S9
- November 30, 2018

If you're a new customer and want the deal, you'll have to add two voice lines. Existing customers must add a new lines of services (for a total of two lines), whereas new customers must open two new lines of service (for a total of two lines). (more...)
Gmail’s Smart Compose algorithm no longer uses what words? Gmail’s Smart Compose algorithm no longer uses what words?
- November 30, 2018

Lambert does mention that they tried a fix for the bias, but none seemed to be completely bias-free, so the team chose to completely remove gender pronouns for now. As certain fields tend to be dominated by people from one gender, the AI can sometimes assume that a person belongs to that gender. That default to the masculine pronoun was a dose of gender bias that the company wants to avoid in its AI tool. (more...)
LG appoints new head of mobile division in bid to stem losses LG appoints new head of mobile division in bid to stem losses
- November 30, 2018

Back in November 2017, LG appointed Hwang Jeong-hwan as mobile division president, and although he apparently "successfully bolstered the operation's quality assurance and product development efficiency", that clearly wasn't enough to turn a profit. (more...)
Missing North Carolina 13-Year-Old Found Alive in Oklahoma Missing North Carolina 13-Year-Old Found Alive in Oklahoma
- November 30, 2018

A missing 13-year-old girl from North Carolina has been found alive in Oklahoma, authorities say. She was reported missing on Monday. Aubrey was last seen by family members on Sunday night and was reported missing the following day, according to ABC affiliate WSOC . (more...)
Mobile enters the mobile banking scene, promises Mobile enters the mobile banking scene, promises "massive money" for its customers
- November 30, 2018

T-Mobile Money itself is now a pilot, and is being rolled out on a limited basis. T-Mobile customers with checking account balances of up to $3,000 who deposit at least $200 month can get a 4 percent annual percentage yield. With this feature, you'll have 30 days from the date your account becomes negative to bring it back to a positive balance. The big picture: Rumors surfaced earlier this year that Amazon was considering offering branded checking accounts but in a surprise move, it's ... (more...)
All-New 2020 Hyundai Palisade Preview All-New 2020 Hyundai Palisade Preview
- November 30, 2018

According to Hyundai Motor America vice-president of product, corporate and digital planning Mike O'Brien, the Palisade sets multiple benchmarks in its class. The Palisade has been showcased in the USA because it will be one of the most important markets for the "mid-sized" SUV. The Palisade comes standard with pedestrian-detecting collision-mitigation braking, blind-spot collision avoidance assist, rear cross-traffic braking, automatic high beams, adaptive cruise control, lane-keep ... (more...)
Mercedes-AMG GT Lineup Gets Redesign and Tech Upgrades Mercedes-AMG GT Lineup Gets Redesign and Tech Upgrades
- November 30, 2018

Also updated is the steering wheel. In official words, "A lot of experience from our current GT3 and GT4 motorsport activities entered into its development. The carbon-fibre shear panel in the underbody of the rear end also contributes to the better handling. Added to this are even tighter dynamic engine and transmission mounts. (more...)
'Red Dead Online' Beta Progress Might Not Carry Over Once Fully Released 'Red Dead Online' Beta Progress Might Not Carry Over Once Fully Released
- November 30, 2018

For players looking to enjoy a busy multiplayer experience, Red Dead Online is a flawless fit-the game features myriad cooperative and competitive modes to play, and the open world alone allows for rife competition with other players and Posses. (more...)
Jeep Gladiator Officially Debuts As The Only Convertible Pickup Truck On Market Jeep Gladiator Officially Debuts As The Only Convertible Pickup Truck On Market
- November 30, 2018

The sides of the bed box were left low on objective for easy reach in to load or unload items. The Gladiator also gets beefier axles and brakes. And Wednesday at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the brand put an end date on the horizon and identified someday-soon, promising that the Gladiator - a descendant of an ultrapopular concept pickup of the same name Jeep first showed in 2005 - would be in showrooms in the second quarter of 2019. (more...)
Nintendo to ease its draconian rules for YouTubers and livestreamers Nintendo to ease its draconian rules for YouTubers and livestreamers
- November 30, 2018

The NCP website will be taken down on March 20. By the end of December, Nintendo will no longer force content creators to register with them and will be free to post Nintendo-based content to YouTube, Twitch, Facebook, NicoNico Live or Twitter without it being taken down. (more...)
Upcoming Android Auto Update Improves Media Discovery and Messaging Upcoming Android Auto Update Improves Media Discovery and Messaging
- November 30, 2018

Back in May of this year, we had the opportunity to preview a new version of Android Auto that's built right into the vehicle. Apple's CarPlay made a splash when it announced that Google Maps , Waze, and other third-party navigation apps would finally work for iPhone users plugging their phone into their cars, but Android Auto's been quietly offering these apps for years - and on Thursday it announced some new features to make the in-car platform run a bit smoother. (more...)
[Updated] Introducing NylonGate, Fallout 76's Collector's Edition Bag Debacle [Updated] Introducing NylonGate, Fallout 76's Collector's Edition Bag Debacle
- November 30, 2018

The Bethesda Store has been updated to reflect the nylon bag, though the photo of the Power Armor Edition still shows the canvas bag. Bethesda have now issued statements on the escalating issue on Twitter , writing: 'Unfortunately due to unavailability of materials , we had to switch to a nylon carrying case in the Fallout 76: Power Armor edition . (more...)
Nissan Murano Facelift Debuts At 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show Nissan Murano Facelift Debuts At 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show
- November 30, 2018

The 2019 model's V-shaped grille packs a bigger bulge while its LED headlights, fog lights, and taillights sink into new shapes. The new rear fascia adds integrated quad exhaust tip finishers, and just above the trunk, there's a new sport rear spoiler (on the SR trim). (more...)
DJI's Osmo Pocket is a tiny gimbal camera you can take anywhere DJI's Osmo Pocket is a tiny gimbal camera you can take anywhere
- November 30, 2018

Alongside the Osmo Pocket itself, DJI has announced an ecosystem of accessories that will work with the new camera . Added to the Pocket's base price of $349, this is an investment that could add up quickly. You can pick from a number of different themes, including Leisure, Fashion, Cut, Lively, Party, and Rhythm. On the back of the Osmo Pocket sits a small touchscreen that users can use to toggle through settings, and for users who want a viewfinder that's bigger, you can open out ... (more...)
Google Home Assistant Will Notice if You Say 'Please' and 'Thank You' Google Home Assistant Will Notice if You Say 'Please' and 'Thank You'
- November 30, 2018

Just say, "Hey Google, create a shopping list". Recent Google app teardowns revealed the company was working on adding this feature. Assistant's " Broadcast " feature is neat-just say "Hey Google, Broadcast some words " and it will send a recording of your voice saying those words to all the Google Homes in your house. (more...)
Kia Soul and Soul EV Kia Soul and Soul EV
- November 30, 2018

When Kia designed and created the Niro , it was engineered to accommodate many different advanced electrified powertrains. Four of them will tweak the motor's power output, regenerative braking, heat and air conditioning settings, and more to maximize efficiency. (more...)
US Army awards Microsoft $480m contract for special HoloLens headsets US Army awards Microsoft $480m contract for special HoloLens headsets
- November 29, 2018

It seems Microsoft may, in fact, end up being the first one to turn Augmented Reality into a real business, after beating out Magic Leap and 23 others into securing an important military contract. Under the terms of the contract, Microsoft is expected to deliver 2,500 headsets within two years that meet the criteria set out by the Army. At that point this new version of HoloLens should also be ready for "full-scale production". (more...)