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Intel discloses 'Ice Lake,' another 10nm chip beyond Cannon Lake Intel discloses 'Ice Lake,' another 10nm chip beyond Cannon Lake
- August 16, 2017

As you may be aware, Intel has the big reveal of its Coffee Lake CPUs - the eighth generation of the Core family, following on from Kaby Lake - planned for next Monday. A report from AnandTech confirms that Ice Lake processors will be mainstream 10nm chipsets as the Canon Lake 10nm processors will be the initial ones and could be suitable for mobile devices due to the initial poor yield production. (more...)
Essential Phone Has Turned Into The Tesla Of Smartphones Essential Phone Has Turned Into The Tesla Of Smartphones
- August 16, 2017

Essential crossing a valuation of over $1 billion, however, doesn't come as a surprise as the company was previously valued at approximately $997 million in July. For now, it's not clear how much Sprint will ask for the Essential Phone. There will also be an 8-megapixel front camera with an aperture of f/2.2 with fixed focus. (more...)
Facebook announces News Feed interface changes, new features for Camera Facebook announces News Feed interface changes, new features for Camera
- August 16, 2017

Facebook (FB) on Tuesday announced that it was making a number of changes to its News Feed format to allow for better conversations, improved readability and easier navigation. Additionally, there's a more prominent (but still redundant on Android) Back button in the top left when it's necessary to be able to quickly return to the News Feed. (more...)
Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Speedster unleashed Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Speedster unleashed
- August 16, 2017

Only 28 examples of the Speedster, for instance, will be available worldwide while 99 Shooting Brakes - that's a station wagon to you and I - bringing the total Zagatos - it was previously announced that there will be 99 Coupes and 99 ragtop Volantes built as well - available to just 325 in all. (more...)
Sonic Mania's secret mode is Sega embracing fans' favorite joke Sonic Mania's secret mode is Sega embracing fans' favorite joke
- August 16, 2017

According to multiple reports, when a player presses the Home button while playing Sonic Mania on the Nintendo Switch's handheld mode, there is a delay until the hybrid console returns to the menu. 12 thanking fans for their patience over the unexpected delay of the game's version for the PC. I love you just the way you are. He follows the player's character around just like Tails would in the more standard pairing, even if the player has chosen Knuckles as his character, as in the ... (more...)
Official PC Open Beta Trailer - Get Ready for August 29th! Official PC Open Beta Trailer - Get Ready for August 29th!
- August 16, 2017

Destiny 2 on the PC will feature an uncapped framerate, support for 4K resolutions, mouse and keyboard with custom key mapping, text chat, adjustable Field of View, detailed PC settings screen and 21:9 monitor support. " Destiny 2 " will be available for PC on October 24 via Battle.net, Blizzard Entertainment's online gaming service, but the PC " Destiny 2 " beta is happening in just a matter of days. (more...)
SpaceX rocket is set to deliver space station's first super computer
- August 16, 2017

Called the Spaceborne Computer , the system is created to last for up to a year, which according to the company, is roughly the amount of time it will take to travel to Mars. "Such a long communication lag would make any on-the-ground exploration challenging and potentially risky if astronauts are met with any mission critical scenarios that they're not able to solve themselves", Alain Andreoli, SVP and GM of HPE's data center infrastructure group, wrote in a blog post. (more...)
SWERY's Latest Game Is About A Town Filled With Cats SWERY's Latest Game Is About A Town Filled With Cats
- August 16, 2017

At night, all of the town's residents turn into cats. The Good Life will be the debut title from Swery's new studio White Owls . Set in Rainy Woods, the self-proclaimed happiest town in the world, The Good Life follows Naomi, a photographer from NY who ends up stuck in the small English town. (more...)
Video Shows White Cop Repeatedly Punch Black Man After Traffic Stop Video Shows White Cop Repeatedly Punch Black Man After Traffic Stop
- August 16, 2017

The original post of the video says "Euclid police", so officers here don't know why some people think the video was taken in Wichita. VanBrederode believes the incident shows the need for more communication with the community. "We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all use of force by police are both lawful and justified", she said. As usual, Officer Matthew Rhodes' name wasn't immediately released as he went on "administrative leave". (more...)
Apple Speaks out Against User Data Searches without Warrant Apple Speaks out Against User Data Searches without Warrant
- August 16, 2017

Waxman told the court that rather than automatically disqualifying digital data from Fourth Amendment protection "based on rigid analog-era rules", courts should focus on: "whether an individual has a reasonable expectation of privacy in a given set of digital data". (more...)
NASA Cassini to explore unknown territory during Grand Finale NASA Cassini to explore unknown territory during Grand Finale
- August 16, 2017

During its latest close brush with Titan as it heads into its Grand Finale, Cassini imaged a long area of the surface that included terrain seen on the very first Titan flyby in 2004. Over the course of its 13-year orbit around Saturn, Cassini has made 127 close flybys of Titan, with many more-distant observations. This would allow Cassini's instruments to gather unprecedented data near the cloud tops. (more...)
How to set up and use Allo for Web How to set up and use Allo for Web
- August 15, 2017

If you're ready to keep up with your Allo conversations on your computer, here's how to set up and use its new web client. Later in May, Google's VP of Communications, Nick Fox tweeted that the "Web client is a month or two away from public release". (more...)
New Qualcomm Camera Modules Support Iris Authentication, Depth Sensing New Qualcomm Camera Modules Support Iris Authentication, Depth Sensing
- August 15, 2017

The modules also launch as part of what Qualcomm calls its family of Spectra embedded image signal processors (Spectra ISP) - which, in its second generation, uses new software and hardware architectures to improve computer vision, image quality and power efficiency. (more...)
Middle-earth: Shadow of War 'Terror Tribe' trailer Middle-earth: Shadow of War 'Terror Tribe' trailer
- August 15, 2017

As Shadow Of War is getting close to launch, Monolith Productions is revealing new details about the game despite fans not liking all of them like the micro-transactions. If you succeed, the fortress will remain yours. There may even be additional missions sprung from a mission failure where Talion has to rescue the previous Overlord you had installed before Sauron's army took the fortress. (more...)
Do you use emoji's in your work email? Maybe you should stop Do you use emoji's in your work email? Maybe you should stop
- August 15, 2017

Dr Ella Glikson of the BGU Department of Management explains that while we may use smiling emojis to show an upbeat, positive and friendly demeanour, they rarely have the desired effect. While the messages remained similar for all participants, some e-mails included smileys. The study also found that when participants were asked to reply to the work emails, less information was shared to the senders of the smileys. (more...)
Ford GT '67 Heritage edition pays tribute to Le Mans win Ford GT '67 Heritage edition pays tribute to Le Mans win
- August 15, 2017

The auto comes in Race Red with white stripes and the exposed carbon package. "In creating a worthy successor to the 2017 Heritage edition , we logically looked at our next historic Le Mans victory with the all-American team of Dan Gurney and A.J. (more...)
Bandai Namco teases mysterious new game Projekt1514 Bandai Namco teases mysterious new game Projekt1514
- August 15, 2017

Yes, the same Dimps responsible for the Dragon Ball Xenoverse titles has a new game up their sleeve. Bandai Namco's site does offer us a short trickle of information surrounding the games premise stating: "Military battlefield, bullets, shots, and dark atmospheres are key elements of this trailer". (more...)
Destiny 2 Should Take More Than 50 Hours to Complete Destiny 2 Should Take More Than 50 Hours to Complete
- August 15, 2017

Edge magazine's upcoming issue 310 has a big feature on the game, and plenty of details were shared by subscribers on Reddit. In fact, there's so much new content that at one point in development the studio allegedly realised they had more content than there was progression, although this has been fixed. (more...)
JIO mobile phone booking to start from 24 August JIO mobile phone booking to start from 24 August
- August 15, 2017

The first batch of Jio Phone units will be made available from August 15 as beta trials of the 4G feature phone will commence from Tuesday. To pre-book Jio Phone, interested customers will have to visit Jio.com and click on "Keep Me Posted" option on the Jio Phone banner. (more...)
Austria finds some egg products contaminated with insecticide Austria finds some egg products contaminated with insecticide
- August 15, 2017

Processed foods containing eggs, including sandwiches and salads, have been recalled by leading supermarkets and millions of eggs being destroyed. The Foods Standards Agency said 700,000 eggs had been sent to the United Kingdom from potentially contaminated Dutch farms. (more...)
ZTE Blade Z Max announced and to start shipping from August 26 ZTE Blade Z Max announced and to start shipping from August 26
- August 15, 2017

There is no Corning Gorilla Glass but the phone is scratch-resistant, thanks to Dragontrail 2.5D glass. Granted, the octa-core Snapdragon 435 processor and 2GB RAM aren't exactly high-end material, but for just $129, this surprisingly slim 8.4mm phablet clearly packs plenty of punch. (more...)
Samsung ready to unveil Gear Fit2 Pro, a new waterproof fitness wearable Samsung ready to unveil Gear Fit2 Pro, a new waterproof fitness wearable
- August 15, 2017

Besides the new flagship device, we'll also get a new wearable, detailed to be the Gear Fit2 Pro , as well as a backward-compatible Gear VR headset . The fitness wearable, much like its predecessor, will also feature Global Positioning System functionality, be compatible with both iOS and Android, and integrate with Under Armour's digital services. (more...)
Before buying solar eclipse glasses, here's what you should look out for Before buying solar eclipse glasses, here's what you should look out for
- August 15, 2017

Johnson said attendees would be able to learn about the circumstances under which eclipses occur, and how they can prepare to see the first total solar eclipse visible in the continental United States since the late 1970s. Students will remain safe inside by viewing the eclipse online through a NASA live stream. Wardell recommends that people, especially kids, do not take off those glasses to stare at the sun. (more...)
SpaceX plans launch for today
- August 15, 2017

The goal of this assignment is to see if the computer can operate in extreme conditions in space for one year, the length of time that it would take the astronauts to reach Mars. Moreover, it adds extra weight for the space mission. Why? Advanced computing, now done on land, could help astronauts survive in gruelling conditions by allowing for processing of information in real-time in space. (more...)
Google Camera Modified to enable 1080p 60FPS Google Camera Modified to enable 1080p 60FPS
- August 15, 2017

Much gratitude to the app developer that goes by B-S-G, as it is no longer exclusive to the Pixels. From a majority of the reports, the feedback is great and that the app actually produces better images for these devices . The app has been verified as safe as no malicious content was found. If you have a compatible device and want to give this app a shot, hit the source link and let us know how you like it! Check out what this looks like on the OnePlus 3 in the stills from XDA below ... (more...)