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by | September 21, 2018 | 02:54

The Chinese icon of innovation had promised creating around 1 million jobs in the USA through the year 2021 during his meeting with president Trump last year. "It can't be used for war, it should be used to bring about peace", he said. However, the 54-year-old tech tycoon said that the trade war is "against China" and hit out at his country's policies, calling on Chinese leaders to see the damage inflicted by Trump's tariff salvo, as an opportunity to "upgrade".

by | September 21, 2018 | 02:08

Has Amazon been taking meetings with Jack Donaghy? This is something that has previously been impossible to do with Echo devices. So let's kick it with the devices and some quick thoughts on each of them. The new Echo Show is integrated with music video platform Vevo, so users can watch music videos directly on the device. The new Amazon Echo Plus , the Echo Auto and the new Echo Show .

by | September 18, 2018 | 02:43

Let's take a deeper look at the Citymapper example above, to see how easy it is to use Siri Shortcuts . The really exciting thing, though, is that Apple has opened up Shortcuts to third-parties. Finally, tvOS 12 is pretty light on new features, although it does bring support for Dolby Atmos. Productivity and note-taking app Evernote is also taking advantage .

by | September 18, 2018 | 02:44

She then made a decision to put it in her bag only to hear a whistling and screeching sound from her purse with thick smoke pouring out. Chung says in her lawsuit, which is filed to the Queens Supreme Court, that she removed the phone by emptying her purse onto an elevator floor, but the fire didn't stop until a passerby picked up the handset with a cloth and placed it into a bucket of water, the newspaper reports.

by | September 16, 2018 | 19:41

The back of the watch is now transparent to radio waves, which means that it will get even more reliable cellular service. The Apple Watch Series 4 has been completely re-designed and re-engineered from its Series 3. Phillips stressed that patients should not think that they can use a heart monitoring app without a physician's input. "And the watch is unambiguously the most personal product we make", said Ive, who joined Apple more than 25 years ago and first made his mark ...

by | September 16, 2018 | 19:11

You saw the news earlier today that the rescheduled Nintendo Direct is set to take place tomorrow, with the latest 3DS and Switch games set to be revealed during the event. Nintendo will launch its first paid online service on Tuesday, Sept. 18 in North America. However, in certain games, this function would allow, for example, to recover objects that had been exchanged with other players, or to recover an online classification that had been lost.

by | September 15, 2018 | 01:51

Apple also announced a new iPhone XR starting at $749, available in October, with a 6.1-inch display to broaden its pool of buyers. The iPhone Xs Max is a higher-end version with a 6.5-inch OLED screen , making it one of the biggest on the market.

by | September 14, 2018 | 02:42

The service also unlocks access to a library of NES games, including Super Mario Bros . The Switch eShop will not be available for "up to 3 hours". Individual membership is separated into three tiers: $3.99 for one month; $7.99 for three months and $19.99 for 12 months. There's also a family membership option which costs $34.99 per year and allows up to 8 accounts to be connected.

by | September 14, 2018 | 02:00

The first Chromebooks were extremely dependent on an internet connection, so to help alleviate that problem, Google published a 'Gmail Offline' app on the Chrome Web Store. The company confirmed the news through a blog post on September 12 titled "Inbox is signing off. Find your favourite features in the new Gmail ". Yesterday, Google announced its decision to discontinue Inbox by Gmail , citing the fact that many of its features are now available in Gmail proper.

by | September 13, 2018 | 04:54

Apple will start taking preorders for Xs and Xs Max Friday, and they will begin shipping a week later on September 21. It's also powered by the same A12 chip the new flagship iPhones use. Both models have longer battery life than the iPhone X . They come in three versions: 64GB, 256GB and 512GB. Joining the iPhone XS is the all-new iPhone XS Max .

by | September 13, 2018 | 04:43

And the new dynamic watch faces positively dazzle on the large new display. The arrival of the new devices also marks the discontinuation of the iPhone X , less than a year after it arrived in Apple's game-changing move into edge-to-edge OLED iPhones, as all attention shifts to the next-gen versions.

by | September 12, 2018 | 06:00

The company said in June it would include the odds on its Ultimate Team packs for Federation Internationale de Football Association 19, which allows players to know ahead of time the number of contents in each crate. Federation Internationale de Football Association 18, Overwatch , NBA 2K19 and Counter Strike: Global Offensive were the shortlisted games that violated the government's gambling rules.

by | September 12, 2018 | 05:47

But one thing that has been missing all this while is a peek at how the flagship looks in flesh. The OnePlus 6T rumours could turn into reality very soon, as the company has reportedly confirmed its existence. This year too, the Chinese tech company, sticking to tradition, is getting ready to launch its latest flagship smartphone - the much awaited OnePlus 6T - later this year.

by | September 06, 2018 | 13:49

Dorsey said that the social media platform was meant to be a "public square", but failed to deal with " abuse , harassment, troll armies, propaganda through bots, misinformation campaigns, and divisive filter bubbles". Twitter's CEO also appeared before the House Energy & Commerce Committee because his company has faced accusations of bias against Conservatives and Republicans.

by | September 05, 2018 | 05:54

The flagship smartphone from Google will be armed with Qualcomm's 10nm chipset, the Snapdragon 845 and it will be paired with an Adreno 630 GPU. Back when two separate Apple employees lost possession of two prototype handsets in a span of a year, despite all the evidence to the contrary, some skeptical observers suspected that misplaced handsets was part of a publicity stunt.

by | September 02, 2018 | 06:27

Huawei , at the IFA 2018 event in Berlin launched the world's first commercial 7nm chipset and the successor the Kirin 970 SoC, namely, the Kirin 980 . Also included in the platform is a 4G LTE chip that can deliver speeds of up to 1.4Gbps, or the world's first modem to support LTE Cat.21. Huawei announced today that it has sold 10 million units total between the P20 Pro and the standard P20.

by | September 01, 2018 | 07:10

After a huge number of Google Pixel 3 XL prototype units somehow made their way to the black market, the world already knows pretty much everything there is to know about the larger variant of Google's upcoming smartphone line. Screenshots confirm the belief of two front facing 8MP cameras, the first of which may have a variable aperture from f/1.8 to f/2.2. The information displayed in the dock will include Weather information, as well as options for setting timers, alarms and reminders, ...

by | August 31, 2018 | 08:15

Those are all of the details for now, but luckily September 12th is just around the corner. It also said the phone maker planned to release a new version of the Apple Watch , with a larger display and reduced edges. Instead of an iPhone 7s, it jumped straight to an iPhone 8 and an iPhone X (for the number ten, not the letter). This photo backs up prior rumors that the new Apple Watch for 2018 will have a display that's 15% bigger in both the 42mm and 38mm watch sizes.

by | August 31, 2018 | 06:16

Apple may have understood the trend, with the iPhone X a year ago seen by some observers as testing the water for user acceptance of new features such as facial recognition and elimination of Touch ID fingerprint sensor. Experts are still unsure whether it will be called iPhone X Mini or iPhone SE2 . The launch comes on the heels of Samsung Electronics Co . introducing its larger Note 9 smartphone.

by | August 31, 2018 | 06:05

The merged company - to be called TPG Telecom Limited - will have a combined value of about $15bn and annual revenue of $6bn. "Together TPG and Vodafone will have a comprehensive portfolio of fixed and mobile products, and will own the infrastructure required to deliver faster services and more competitive value propositions to Australian customers".

by | August 31, 2018 | 06:01

And they're no longer predominantly men: in the next three years, we expect 45 percent of Internet users in India to be women. Google, which in January 2016 launched its ambitious project to offer free Wi-Fi in 400 railway stations in India, announced the next leg of the Google Station project for around 10 million people in over 12,000 villages in Andhra Pradesh .

by | August 28, 2018 | 04:54

The more expensive plan, which retails for $34.99/month, includes an Xbox One X, as well as Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass for 24 months. Instead of requiring you to drop hundreds of dollars upfront, Xbox All Access takes the cost of an Xbox One console and splits it up into 24 monthly payments.

by | August 23, 2018 | 04:28

Huawei said in a statement that its disclaimer at the end of the ad-which refers to "product characteristics and actual specifications" as well as "presentation contents"-absolves them of the subterfuge". Well, later it turned out that the picture was taken from a DSLR. Lo and behold, the Nova 3 was nowhere to be seen and, in its stead, was DSLR camera.

by | August 22, 2018 | 06:53

It said the Russian hackers also created three fake domains designed to look as if they belonged to the U.S. Senate. It's not clear if anyone visited the fake sites, but clicking on the pages could have exposed users to surveillance and possible data theft.

by | August 22, 2018 | 04:04

The only difference is that they'll only be distributed to Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile devices after the cutoff. It was not as disastrous as the Windows ME or Windows Vista (though some might argue that it was) but Windows 8 and even Windows 8 .1 were met with far more resistance than Microsoft was expecting.

by | August 21, 2018 | 20:56

Nvidia avoided drawing comparisons to its Pascal-based cards in more traditional workloads, while pushing the price of its flagship Founders Edition board up by more than 70 percent. Nvidia also showed off the Unreal Engine Infiltrator demo running at 60 FPS, although Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang noted that it could run the demo at 72 FPS (but the screen was locked to 60 FPS).

by | August 18, 2018 | 02:46

Despite the current suspension of game approvals, Lau said Tencent believes the situation is "not a matter of whether [new games] will be approved for monetisation, but a matter of when exactly". Further reading: China freezes game approvals amid agency shakeup and Nasty earnings surprises dog China's tech darlings on Bloomberg (both with porous paywalls).

by | August 13, 2018 | 03:51

Nintendo Entertainment System - Nintendo Switch Online: Subscribers will have access to NES - Nintendo Switch Online , a compilation of classic NES games . This helps in retrieving the game data if somehow the system gets lost or start the game with a new one. We already knew the online service would be launching sometime in September but, until now, Nintendo has done little to refine this window.

by | August 12, 2018 | 16:09

According to the company, Galaxy Note 9 is "the most powerful smartphone of all that she has ever released". Since then, however, Samsung has implemented strenuous manufacturing safeguard for batteries , so all should be well. Note that gamers who own a Galaxy Tab 4 or Galaxy Note 9 can get an exclusive "Galaxy" skin simply for playing on their device. The camera will also offer a warning if someone blinked in a shot, or if the image is blurry.

by | August 11, 2018 | 03:57

Samsung is investing $22bn (£17bn) in "growth areas" including artificial intelligence and 5G over the next three years, the company announced on Wednesday. The new strategy will entail an overhaul of Samsung's internal venture incubation program, said the company. Lee was released from jail earlier in 2018 after a year in detention on bribery charges, lifting hopes among some investors that Samsung will hike investments and create jobs.

by | August 10, 2018 | 03:21

In the third game, human players secured a win. After OpenAI took down members of the audience easily during a warmup round, the bot network started and finished the first of the two matches strongly, stopping its human opponents from destroying any of its defensive towers.

by | August 10, 2018 | 02:35

The matching DualShock 4 controller will be available separately for $64.99, while Sony will also launch a limited edition Gold Wireless Headset featuring the same translucent blue design with copper accents for $99.99. On top of the console itself, we also get to see the special matching DualShock 4 , the earbud, the sleek see-through stand, the PlayStation camera , and the lovely box that will include them all.

by | August 10, 2018 | 02:29

For those anxious to see more of this prequel, the team over at Rockstar promises that the latest reveal will be one worth waiting for ahead of the game's October release. In previous games from the company, such as the GTA series, the most players could do with the NPCs in the world was run them over, shoot them, or hit a button to say a brief one-liner (often in the form of an insult).

by | August 09, 2018 | 17:43

The Pixel 2 XL has an orange button on the side, which makes it stand out. The next version of the Android OS, version 9 named Pie, is now officially out and along with it, Google has also announced that its next Pixel range phones will be shipped with the new OS pre-loaded.

by | August 09, 2018 | 17:40

Rool , who first appeared in Donkey Kong Country on the Super Nintendo in 1994. New Donk City Hall from Super Mario Odyssey , complete with Pauline performance of "Jump Up, Super Star" will be a roving platform stage . A new mode called Squad Strike will use 3 or 5 fighters to create elimination matches. Tourney Mode - Exactly what it sounds like - play through tournaments with up to 32 players! When you select this option in the rules, one stage will transform into ...

by | August 07, 2018 | 01:55

But these features are available in beta now for Pixel phones running Android 9 . According to YouTuber Brandon Lee on his This is Tech Today channel, the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL will drop in on October 4, 2018. Hot on the heels of Google's Android Pie announcement, Essential confirmed that it's now updating the Essential Phone to Android 9 .0 Pie. You can scroll left and right through all of the apps that show up here, and when you want to open one, either tap on it or slide ...

by | August 06, 2018 | 03:39

A snapshot of the event was published by Tom Cruise in the social network. Christopher Robin will release in India on August 10. The PG-rated movie, which cost $70 million to make and tens of millions more to market, sold about $25 million in tickets in North America, a respectable start if still a long way from profitability.

by | August 06, 2018 | 03:41

Therefore now the smartphone shoppers have been reluctant to upgrade and signs of poor consumer response have been present since the phones were first released. Moreover, it looks like Samsung has also started taking pre-orders for the Galaxy Note 9 . We'll have to wait further for that. We've a teaser video about this already but now we know Samsung is seriously bagging on the Note9's battery life as a main feature highlight.

by | August 03, 2018 | 05:08

Sony stated that these results were due to higher than expected sales of its games . According to Bloomberg Intelligence analyst Masahiro Wakasugi, even if one were to look past the one-time gains Sony made in the quarter, the company's core business is growing and generating profits.

by | August 02, 2018 | 03:57

Android device manufacturers have jumped on the notched display bandwagon in droves. In a blog post penned to application developers this week, Google laid down a few rules that Android phone manufacturers will need to take into account when designing devices.