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Nokia 3 Android 8.0 update going into beta Nokia 3 Android 8.0 update going into beta
- February 26, 2018

Nokia's new groove is pure Android hardware, with only a minor adjustment to the camera app. Well Nokia wants to create a new generation of Neos and it's going to do that with the new (but also old) Nokia 8110 . Partially since the hardware is powerful on its own, but also thanks to the pure Android build Nokia includes that's based on Android 8.0 Oreo. On the back, the device comes with ceramic coating. (more...)
Samsung's DeX Pad Makes the Galaxy S9 a Better Mini PC Samsung's DeX Pad Makes the Galaxy S9 a Better Mini PC
- February 25, 2018

Being able to switch between f/2.4 and f/1.5, the Galaxy S9 and S9 + will have the flexibility to take photos and videos in different lighting situations. The elder sibling has a dual-camera setup on the back with both the sensors being 12-megapixel sensors, a wide-angle lens combined with a telephoto lens. (more...)
Galaxy S9 official launch video surfaces Galaxy S9 official launch video surfaces
- February 25, 2018

The little more than three-minute-long video was uploaded by the company, but it was immediately removed from YouTube - certainly to maintain secrecy. While only the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus got a dual camera, the smaller S9 also got an improvement. The Galaxy S9 specs include 12MP camera, Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 ( Exynos 9810) chipset , 4GB RAM, 3,000mAh battery and animated emoji. (more...)
Huawei MateBook X Pro Announced as World's First FullView Touchscreen Display Laptop Huawei MateBook X Pro Announced as World's First FullView Touchscreen Display Laptop
- February 25, 2018

The 10.8-inch model (WiFi) with 32GB storage is priced at EUR 399, 64GB for EUR 449 and 128GB for EUR 499, while the LTE variants for the same comes with a price tag of EUR 449, EUR 499 and EUR 549 respectively. The Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4 is the smaller out of the bunch, this tablet sports an 8.4-inch 2560 x 1600 IPS display (359 PPI), while the other two tablets come with the same resolution display, but they sport 10.8-inch panels. (more...)
HMD Global to revive Nokia 8110 with 4G and back camera HMD Global to revive Nokia 8110 with 4G and back camera
- February 25, 2018

The smartphone is also rumoured to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor. Samsung always makes a splash with its pre-MWC press conference the Sunday before the event, and this year should be no different. Google has already confirmed that Android Oreo (Go edition) and Android One devices will take centre stage at MWC 2018 . Needless to say, the most interesting hardware of the upcoming smartphone is its five-camera system. (more...)
LG upgrades V30 smartphone with AI camera LG upgrades V30 smartphone with AI camera
- February 25, 2018

LG has taken the wraps off the improved version of its last flagship, the LG V30 . There is more RAM and storage but that isn't new . Notwithstanding, we already know its home country, Korea, will get it first. Each mode enhances the characteristics of the subject by taking into account factors such as the viewing angle, color, reflections, lighting and the saturation level. (more...)
Parkland students grade Trump on post-shooting empathy Parkland students grade Trump on post-shooting empathy
- February 25, 2018

Claiming teachers would be more likely to protect their students than a guard - a reference to school resource officer Scot Peterson who stood outside the building after the shooting broke out at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school - because "they love their students and want to protect them". (more...)
Samsung (accidentally) publishes full Galaxy S9 promo video early Samsung (accidentally) publishes full Galaxy S9 promo video early
- February 25, 2018

So what all is coming. The 2017 Nokia 3310 also shipped with an incredible 22-hour talk-time and month long stand-by battery life. But that is not all. The Nokia 9 is tipped to take the Android-powered Nokia smartphone lineup to a different level altogether. HMD may announce the Nokia 7 Plus along with the Nokia 9 at MWC in Barcelona , Spain . (more...)
Alcatel 1, 3 & 5 Series Are Affordable, 18:9 Smartphones - MWC 2018 Alcatel 1, 3 & 5 Series Are Affordable, 18:9 Smartphones - MWC 2018
- February 25, 2018

As promised at CES , Alcatel showed off five Android phones in Barcelona that sport giant screens with an 18:9 aspect ratio. As in addition to having two cameras, this one also features various OTT software tweaks such as Portrait Mode (which can automatically switch to a wide-angle mode when it detects more than one face) and Face Key. (more...)
Rise in Oil and Gas Industry to Boost Global Mining equipment Market Rise in Oil and Gas Industry to Boost Global Mining equipment Market
- February 24, 2018

The applications and major players specified in the Heavy Equipment report contribute a lot to increase the revenue and market share . It elements the growth limiting factors, market opportunities, feasibility investment, restraints, Inductive Proximity Sensors trade driving forces and market risks. (more...)
Bigelow Aerospace's New Space Station Will Be The Biggest One Ever Bigelow Aerospace's New Space Station Will Be The Biggest One Ever
- February 24, 2018

The company has big plans for the space stations. In a press release this week, the company announced the creation of a spin-off venture called Bigelow Space Operations , which will operate and manage two space stations that will serve as hotels. (more...)
Scottish Borders weather: Area set for heavy snow
- February 24, 2018

James Mapstone, deputy regional director for PHE's South region, said: "We are expecting some bitter weather over the weekend and early next week which may come as a bit of a shock for some after the more recent mild weather". What is the Beast from the East? Spring has been postponed as the "beast from the east" brings the United Kingdom its coldest end to winter in five years, the Met Office has said. (more...)
NVIDIA (NVDA) PT Raised to $290.00 at B. Riley
- February 24, 2018

The stock traded on impressive volume of 13.26 Million comparing to the average volume of 15483.62 shares, completing picture of exact trends with uncompleted dots in volume over the norm. Shares for $882,000 were sold by BRUNO ELIZABETH P. Felmer Thomas J also sold $104,688 worth of Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) shares. $5.11M worth of NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) was sold by SEAWELL A BROOKE. (more...)
Global Fuel Card Market 2018 - Caltex, Shell, ExxonMobil, American Express, Maybank Global Fuel Card Market 2018 - Caltex, Shell, ExxonMobil, American Express, Maybank
- February 24, 2018

Also entails different Polycaprolactone business approaches adopted by the decision makers. SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) and PEST (Political, Economic, Socio-cultural and technological) Polymer Derived Ceramics analysis conducted help studying and understanding Polymer Derived Ceramics market layouts. (more...)
Google Shuts Down Speculations of Dark Mode In Android P Google Shuts Down Speculations of Dark Mode In Android P
- February 24, 2018

We guess Android users will just have to keep waiting for dark mode. Google have attributed this mistake as a miscommunication issue with the team that handles AOSP (Android Open Source Project) issues. While dark mode in some apps are available, what many users are looking for is a system-wide implementation of the feature. However, that joy won't last long as Google has confirmed that dark mode is not coming with Android P. (more...)
Follow the money on Trump and Russian Federation Follow the money on Trump and Russian Federation
- February 24, 2018

The president also took a swipe at his attorney general, Jeff Sessions, initially misspelling his name. The president's tweet Wednesday was just the latest instance in which he has sought to shift the focus from the Mueller investigation by claiming that Barack Obama and his administration failed to respond adequately to Russian meddling. (more...)
Yellow warning for snow in Crawley
- February 24, 2018

Bitter winds will make the already sub-zero temperatures feel even colder as Public Health England warns of the potentially deadly impact of the record-breaking chill. Dubbed the "Beast from the East", the Met Office describes it as when the high pressure over Scandinavia drives winds in from an easterly direction. (more...)
Nokia 7 Plus Leaked In Product Renders
- February 24, 2018

HMD Global is running a Mobile World Congress 2018 (MWC) press conference at which we're expecting the launch of several new Nokia handsets - HMD is the company licensed to produce Nokia phones. Memory wise it is expected to come with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage which will be expandable up to 128GB with microSD. Sony always comes to MWC with new phones in tow, and this year will be no exception. (more...)
Nintendo Switch Is January's Best Selling Console In The US Nintendo Switch Is January's Best Selling Console In The US
- February 24, 2018

In a statement to Polygon , publisher Starbreeze Studios clarified some details on the upcoming release of Payday 2 on the Nintendo Switch, which is set to arrive later this week in Europe and at the end of the month for the U.S. According to a report from Venture Beat , the latest Nintendo console is the best selling console in the USA for January. Again, this is not just about sales parity - these systems are addressing diverse groups of consumers. (more...)
Elon Musk leaves OpenAI after new report causes conflict of interest Elon Musk leaves OpenAI after new report causes conflict of interest
- February 24, 2018

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is letting go of his spot on the board of ethics research group OpenAI to prevent a future conflict of interest. Most people know Elon Musk as the Tesla CEO, but there are few who are aware of the fact that he founded a $ 1 billion non-profit organization called OpenAI. (more...)
Nintendo adds user review function for Switch games Nintendo adds user review function for Switch games
- February 24, 2018

After mounting concerns, Starbreeze Studios and Overkill Software have clarified that Payday 2 on Nintendo Switch will be around eight months behind updates that have been released for other platforms at launch. Thanks to the success the Switch found in its first year of availability, more and more developers are being drawn to the console. And, a single update on console equals several months of updates on PC, according to Christian Post. (more...)
Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) Shares Sold by Shell Asset Management Co
- February 24, 2018

It has outperformed by 159.57% the S&P500. Tweedy Browne Company Llc increased its stake in Mrc Global Inc. Harding Loevner Lp acquired 17,695 shares as Credicorp Ltd (BAP)'s stock rose 3.78%. Mizuho maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, September 7 report. The company was initiated on Monday, September 11 by FBN Securities. (NASDAQ:MU) on Wednesday, February 1 with "Outperform" rating. (more...)
Global Automotive Engine Dynamometers Market 2018 - Horiba, AVL, Meidensha, Rototest, MTS Global Automotive Engine Dynamometers Market 2018 - Horiba, AVL, Meidensha, Rototest, MTS
- February 24, 2018

Build your investment strategy by assessing market attractiveness or company attractiveness. The goal of the report is to describe the state of the global Automotive Engine Oil Cooler Market , to present actual and retrospective information about the volumes, dynamics, structure and characteristics of production , imports, exports and consumption and to build a forecast for the market in the next five years . (more...)
NYU: Meal for Black History Month 'Inexcusably Insensitive' NYU: Meal for Black History Month 'Inexcusably Insensitive'
- February 24, 2018

Obviously the negative racial connotations and history of Koolaid and watermelon is why I took it upon myself to write today. In 2018 I literally had to explain why displaying watermelon and koolaid [sic] in celebration of Black History Month was not only racially insensitive but just ignorant. (more...)
Trump Backs Improved Gun Background Check Efforts Trump Backs Improved Gun Background Check Efforts
- February 24, 2018

During news interviews over the weekend, survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting said they're calling for March 24 demonstrations around the nation called the " March for Our Lives ", because they are determined to make the tragedy at their school the turning point in the USA gun control debate. (more...)