Electronics

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:42

In its Build 2017 conference, Microsoft announced that HP and Intel are now working on home devices which will run on the Microsoft Cortana platform. Amazon's Alexa is compatible with Ford's Sync 3 system and lets you do things like remotely start your auto from within your home when it's cold outside, check your schedule and order items through Amazon.com.

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:43

And it turns out it will be paired with 4GB of RAM, the same amount seen in the Pixels from past year. For instance, the Google Nexus 6P, the company's 6-inch device launched back in 2015 was codenamed "Shamu" after a species of killer whales known for their large size.

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:39

Snap Inc, the parent company of popular image and video messaging app Snapchat, suffered a massive drop in share price Wednesday following its first earnings report , which revealed slowing user growth and revenue that failed to meet analyst predictions.

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:23

While its $999-and-up Surface Laptop targets college students, Microsoft has also partnered with other manufacturers, such as Acer, Asus, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Samsung, and Toshiba to produce a variety of lower-price Windows 10 S devices for schools that start at $189.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:55

But during an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Tuesday night (09May17), Priyanka glossed over the romance rumours and stated that the only reason they chose to go to the star-studded event together was because they'd been dressed by the same designer.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:29

Microsoft wants to make AI available to all developers through its "intelligent cloud" and accessible to devices at the "intelligent edge". Oracle , the database leader in customer-run data centers, is most at risk from the new Microsoft offerings, said Patrick Moorhead, an analyst with the research firm Moor Insights & Strategy, who was briefed on the new services.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:24

During Build yesterday, Microsoft also demonstrated how it will integrate a variety of its products and services into a sales platform called Tact, which is expected to be released later this year. Microsoft is trying to make its personal computer-bound operating system useful on the smartphone. Mixed reality blends aspects of both. Microsoft s online Office 365 service has some 100 million commercial users monthly, while Cortana digital assistant is used by 140 million people monthly, ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:12

The commission attached almost 30 conditions to the approval, including requirements that the developers create a minimum of 4977 direct jobs during the development, construction and operating phases of the projects. It will cost an estimated $1.4 billion to build. Their proposal is to build a 500 to 700 MW wind farm off the coast of Maryland. The company plans on using 85 to 187 model 4-6 MW Turbines.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:11

The numbers revealed that net income for the first quarter was $11 billion versus $10.5 billion the previous year. Despite this, it reported a quarterly revenue of $52.9bn (£40.9bn) and quarterly earnings per diluted share of $2.10 for the second quarter of its fiscal 2017 - both up from $50.6bn and $1.90 year-on-year (YoY) respectively.

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:25

The company looks to keep that momentum going with a new, Windows 10 S version of its rugged HP ProBook x360 Education Edition. This ain't the only bum deal that Brits are getting, as it appears that the Surface Laptop will only be available in one colour option in the UK.

by | May 12, 2017 | 07:44

EA must have caught on, though, as they've just brought The Sims Mobile to Android and iOS yesterday in Brazil, with a worldwide release to follow. Like we said, it's pretty much the same version as the PC so if you've played it before, there really shouldn't be anything too unexpected. The Sims Mobile comes three years after the lukewarm release of The Sims 4- the last main entry in the best-selling life simulation franchise.

by | May 12, 2017 | 05:54

System administrators should prioritize the Microsoft Office patches because they address two vulnerabilities that attackers have exploited in targeted attacks over the past two months. There's the potential for a worm to be developed from the initial infection as the target PC could distribute the attack around its network. Probably nothing.

by | May 12, 2017 | 05:40

TCL has announced pricing for its two lines of 4K Roku TVs with Dolby Vision HDR, and they're more expensive than previous budget sets with Roku's software built in. Preorders will start on May 26 through Amazon, where the 55-inch P-Series model in particular will be offered at a special lower launch price. The 65-inch 65C807 that I saw featured a screen that was less than half-an-inch thick.

by | May 12, 2017 | 04:58

Pierre Tarno recently posted up a blog over on the PlayStation Blog talking about his upcoming game Absolver. Devolver Digital has announced a release date for Sloclap's online, melee action game Absolver. Combining all these elements, players can create their own fighting style. Regardless of what you think about Absolver , I at least have to give props to the developers for trying something new when it comes to combat.

by | May 12, 2017 | 04:49

This is separate from the game's Public Test Server beta, explains Bethesda , as players will receive the full game, playable on live servers, with saves and progression transferable when Morrowind officially launches on June 6 . This access isn't limited to a portion of the expansion, nor is it only a preview where progress will be wiped afterward. And what part do the Morag Tong assassin play in it all? Also announced was a PvP mode that will place three teams of four in a match together.

by | May 12, 2017 | 04:40

Senate and House to recommend the appointment of a special prosecutor to look into possible ties between Trump and Russian election interference, something Comey was investigating before he was sacked. She did not immediately weigh in on Comey's termination. The power to appoint a special counsel then falls to the deputy attorney general. At the New Yorker , Jeffrey Frank tried to explain how Comey's firing both is and isn't like the Saturday Night Massacre .

by | May 12, 2017 | 04:43

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update announced at Build 2017 today is the next step for the Microsoft OS. Other interesting features include a timeline feature for going back to previous activities and a virtual keyboard that works across platforms, including iOS and Android.

by | May 12, 2017 | 04:39

Home Hub will essentially allow family members control their family calendar, to-do lists, and notes from one central hub. Artificial intelligence is getting a foothold in people s homes, with personal assistants answering questions and controlling connected devices such as appliances or light bulbs.

by | May 12, 2017 | 03:38

You can also use Project Rome for companion devices, or remote control scenarios. Acer Inc. plans to sell a headset and motion controller bundle for $399 this holiday season, Microsoft said. Nadella said that many states and their citizens had turned against the idea of globalisation as they prioritised their own nation. Windows users have always been able to download iTunes from the Apple website.

by | May 12, 2017 | 03:34

For example, the black inserts for the headlight assemblies and taillights set new and unmistakable accents. Visually, the main difference between the old ones and the new clusters can be seen in the hexagonal shape of the "angel eyes" replacing the previous rounder layout.

by | May 12, 2017 | 03:34

Also taking top spots on the list was the Oppo R9s, a device from China's top-selling phone maker , and two "midrange" Samsung Galaxy devices popular in Europe and Aisa that Strategy Analytics' Director Linda Sui credited for helping to offset the lingering effects of the company's Note 7 debacle.

by | May 12, 2017 | 03:03

The new interface doesn't seem to be live yet, but Google says it will respond to a variety of queries, including something as general as " events near me ". Till now even to check for the events around them, one must do it in the ticket booking portals but not anymore. Google might have its sights set on numerous different software and hardware projects, but it has not forgotten about its search engine roots.

by | May 12, 2017 | 02:53

After her diagnosis, Miss Lawton was unable to write . Lawton credits the Emma Watch's stabilization for restoring her ability to write and draw again - skills she needs as a graphic designer. Microsoft has invented a wristband that could help stem the tremors caused by Parkinson's Disease. The writing, it's not going to be flawless. A world of difference lies between the illegible handwriting before putting on the watch and the legible writing that was the result afterwards.

by | May 12, 2017 | 02:11

Nadella said that many states and their citizens had turned against the idea of globalisation as they prioritised their own nation. Microsoft Office too, will be made available like this before the devices running this OS start shipping. Microsoft is busy evangelizing other developers of desktop software to bring their apps to the Store as well. Right now, developers can use the popular bash Linux shell with Cloud Shell, and Microsoft's PowerShell will be coming to the service soon.

by | May 12, 2017 | 01:40

The Nintendo Treehouse at E3 2017 will again give behind-the-scenes info and commentary from game developers and members of the Nintendo Treehouse team. In addition to this, Nintendo Switch owners can also pick up Dark Witch Music Episode: Rudymical , an animated rhythm action game that looks rather addictive after one quick watch of the trailer .

by | May 12, 2017 | 01:30

Volta is, without question, the most advanced processor that Nvidia has ever put into the field, and it is hard to imagine what it will be able to do for an encore. "Customers pursuing Deep Learning projects face a variety of challenges including a lack of mature IT infrastructure and technology capabilities leading to poor performance, efficiency and time to value", said Vikram K, Director, Datacenter and Hybrid Cloud, Hewlett Packard Enterprise India.

by | May 11, 2017 | 11:42

According to Alphabet's CFO, Ruth Porat, the positive numbers can be attributed to "ongoing investments in product innovation" which have translated into "great momentum in our new businesses across Alphabet". The two companies accounted for 99 per cent of the industry growth in digital advertising in 2016, Pivotal Research said in a report this week, demonstrating market power that some advertisers complain amounts to a duopoly.

by | May 11, 2017 | 10:44

What time does the keynote start? Note that Microsoft hasn't confirmed its announcements in advance, so the details below are a healthy mix of rumours and educated guesswork. These are skills from developers that Microsoft have worked with privately, but will now open up this development to integrate with Cortana to all developers.

by | May 11, 2017 | 10:47

A poll has found that United Kingdom voters want a Brexit from the Eurovision Song Contest too. Each performer selects a song that's no longer than three minutes, and must sing live onstage with no live instruments. As well as airing the show in full, there will be live performances from cabaret and musical theatre guests, a quiz and DJ set, with all ticket holders treated to a glass of bubbly to toast the victor.

by | May 11, 2017 | 10:25

This season, the Nigerian has emerged as a first-team regular, making 37 appearances in all competitions. "He (Conte) didn't say to me, "Do I fancy playing wing back?" "He went through what the position was all about, constantly talking to me in training to make sure I was improving in it".

by | May 11, 2017 | 10:21

Author Alan Arnold chronicles the earliest known records of the phrase "May the 4th" happened during the so-called day of victory of Britain's first woman prime minister, Margaret Thatcher . Did you have a Star Wars-themed party or important event? The mobile port is also great, and includes MFi support if you want to play it as it was originally released on consoles.

by | May 11, 2017 | 10:20

The acquisition remains subject to approval by Tribune's shareholders, as well as the Federal Communications Commission and antitrust clearance. When broadcast television were the only available networks, there was little need for scale in the business and many owners were companies that also owned newspapers.

by | May 11, 2017 | 09:29

The company revenues increased to about $150 million a 300% increase in the first quarter. Snap's stock is plummeting, with the stock down almost 20 percent in early after-hours trading. Confidence in Snapchat was also dented last month when Instagram revealed its Stories feature - similar to Snapchat's Story - had surpassed 200 million daily users, well ahead of Snapchat .

by | May 11, 2017 | 09:30

Snapchat's user base did grow by eight million in the first three months of 2017, and the company now has 166 million daily users. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD purchased a new position in shares of Snap during the first quarter valued at about $2,119,000.

by | May 11, 2017 | 09:28

These devices are slated to start shipping in the Summer, and to me they appeared as the only silver lining in Microsoft's plan to conquer the K-12 market that has Chromebooks and iPads as their favorite products. The main difference it has on Windows 10 is that it can only run applications that are available on the Windows Store. Windows 10 S only allows running apps from the App Store, in order to increase security in business and education environments.