Electronics

by | October 12, 2017 | 01:00

Writing in Android Police , he said: 'Without fail, every time a new listening device comes to market, some tinfoil hat-wearer points out how flawless they would be as modern-day Trojan horses for any of the three-letter acronym organizations - NSA, CIA, FBI - you name it.

by | October 12, 2017 | 01:00

Now Nintendo is adding more fuel to the "but is Mario a real human" fire with a newly released music video, in which Mario jumps around and dances among IRL humans in a realistic rendition of New Donk City. Mario may be trying to stop Bowser yet again in Super Mario Odyssey , but this may be the first game where Mario is actually having fun on the journey there.

by | October 12, 2017 | 00:51

At its peak, more than 12,000 users sent reports to site downtime detection site Down Detector, indicating Facebook was down. At this time, the most affected areas of the outage include the East and West coasts of the U.S.as well as Europe.

by | October 12, 2017 | 00:45

The White House confirmed earlier reports by The Washington Post and Politico that Nielsen was next in line for the position. In elevating Ms. Nielsen, Mr. If confirmed by the Senate, Nielsen would take the reins at a sprawling department with more than 240,000 employees that is responsible for US border and airport security, immigration policy, disaster response, refugee admissions and other matters.

by | October 12, 2017 | 00:40

The huge RC auto has been remotely driven by a British professional racing driver and GT Academy victor, Jann Mardenborough around the Silverstone race track. Six onboard computers were able to update the controls 100 times per second, and the vehicle had a wireless range of just over half a mile. Four robots controlled the steering, transmission, brakes, and throttle based on commands from the unmodified Playstation controller.

by | October 12, 2017 | 00:42

And the option to enroll in the program on a monthly basis eliminates the need for cash-strapped students to have to commit to the full-year Amazon Prime membership if they don't want to. Parents can set up the teen accounts in two ways . Once a teen receives an invitation, they can create their own username and password. The teen accounts are a part of Amazon Households, an existing Amazon feature that lets Prime members share accounts and payment methods with other family members.

by | October 12, 2017 | 00:30

There's a new font size as well as bold settings (it now offers five levels of boldness), so you can customise the font as per your liking. There's speed control, to slow or speed up the rate of the narrator, while Whispersync keeps track of where you're up to across any Kindle or Kindle app you might be using.

by | October 11, 2017 | 01:20

We've seen reports over the past year about Samsung and Apple in a race to embed fingerprint readers in front displays. Samsung seems to have recovered from the PR nightmare caused by batteries in the Galaxy Note 7 overheating and catching fire.

by | October 11, 2017 | 00:40

However, he says that new features and hardware aren't the company's current focus . That if anything should be a sign that it's time to call it a day and move on from Windows phones . In the early days of mobile operating systems, Microsoft threw their hat into the ring with Windows Mobile, Windows Phone, and more recently Windows 10 Mobile.

by | October 11, 2017 | 00:34

Now the unit in question employees 1,090 people, with the job cuts likely to affect staff in Finland , the USA and Britain. The news comes on the eve of the Oculus Connect VR developers conference, which opens Wednesday in San Jose. Nokia announced that it is refocusing Nokia Technologies to maximize its investment in digital health technology. After opting to target VR creation over making a VR headset, the company has decided that it's going to instead focus on health products ...

by | October 11, 2017 | 00:26

Users noted that while the false extension's publicly visible name was " AdBlock Plus ", its extension ID included non-Latin characters that differentiated it from the genuine software while maintaining a similar appearance, a technique that may have fooled Google's filters.

by | October 11, 2017 | 00:26

The company is closing in on a deal for a reboot of Steven Spielberg's Amazing Stories , which earned multiple Primetime Emmy Awards during its original run on NBC from 1985 to 1987, our sister site Deadline reports . The company, however, is looking to change that, slowly but surely. A big part of that increase is expected to be driven by a Netflix-style subscription service that offers original, exclusive content.

by | October 11, 2017 | 00:22

Additionally, some locations will have Snapchat Stories integrated directly into the context cards, meaning users can view photos or videos submitted by other users from locations that you're thinking of visiting yourself. For example, someone may send you a picture of a plate of food they're now devouring, and add a geofilter to the image detailing where exactly they are.

by | October 11, 2017 | 00:25

Facebook Spaces - Facebook's new virtual reality platform - was showcased a year ago at the Oculus Connect Conference. Zuckerberg stated that "population maps" have been drawn up with the help of artificial intelligence, showing the satellite imagery and the places where the individuals are living who need help.

by | October 10, 2017 | 01:10

From there, it wasn't hard to add over 200 games to the retro console - even with its box art. The exploit at its current state isn't flawless; however, a user compiled a list of SNES games that present a bit of trouble when one attempts to add them to the SNES Classic .

by | October 10, 2017 | 00:50

For its part, Apple remains adamant that for at least the past year it's been "all in" on the prospect of Face ID replacing Touch ID. Face ID is Apple's facial recognition feature , the one that sparked a storm of concern on and immediately after the big iPhone X reveal.

by | October 10, 2017 | 00:28

Microsoft has announced that it will no longer focus on its Windows Mobile department. The company will no longer roll out new hardware and features towards the Windows Mobile but will offer support in the form of bug fixes and security patches.

by | October 10, 2017 | 00:13

Also, you can navigate to the Launcher settings and follow the below steps to enable the Pixel 2-like Google search box. Both the phones donot have head phones jack. That's because of a few things: first, it's larger at 6in; second, it's an OLED display; and third, it's got a higher resolution. That's because Google has moved the fingerprint sensor to the back of the device, allowing it to shorten the "forehead" and "chin" bezels on the front of the device (and thus giving extra space ...

by | October 09, 2017 | 10:22

When she boarded the plane to Puerto Rico, Melania was yet again wearing heels, showing her haters that she didn't care what they had to say. Apparently, at the time she had sneakers with her so she could change into safer footwear when it was time to walk through the aftermath of the hurricane.

by | October 09, 2017 | 08:51

Here's the video they published Thursday, documenting the act, replete with hype music and what at first seems like a teaser before the (rather calm, frankly) cockpit footage. "A result like this does not just happen", he said of the new record. The Agera RS has a twin-turbo 5.0-liter V8 engine that develops 1,160 hp (865 kW) and 1,280Nm (944 lb-ft) of torque.

by | October 09, 2017 | 08:30

Access to the screen-recording feature, however, is not available to all developers. Uber's track-record has people concerned that the company, or anyone with access to its network, has been secretly recording iPhones. Through an "entitlement", a portion of code that app developers employ to install certain features, Uber used its iOS app "to run memory-intensive rendering of Uber maps on the iPhone & then send the image to the [Apple] Watch app", an Uber spokeswoman told The Daily Caller ...

by | October 09, 2017 | 00:08

The Jaguars capitalized on the turnover, moving 47 yards on eight plays to make it 7-3 on Fournette's over-the-top (with plenty of room to spare) two-yard touchdown with 12:19 left in the first half. Earlier, Fowler was credited with his third sack this season when he knocked the ball free from Jets QB Josh McCown . He finished 33 for 55 for 312 yards, no touchdowns and the five aforementioned INTs, marking his third straight subpar effort.

by | October 08, 2017 | 06:30

Last year, the batteries of the Rs 59,900 Galaxy Note 7 started exploding. Over the past few weeks, there have been multiple reports that iPhone 8 is splitting apart after several days of use. "[Swelling is] very unusual for a brand-new battery and leads toward the direction of there's something fundamentally wrong with this battery", says Sam Jaffe, managing director of Cairn Energy Research Advisors, in a phone call with The Verge .

by | October 08, 2017 | 03:21

It's also a nice play on words, since the tanks that Master Chief occasionally rides in Halo are known as Scorpions. If you managed to preorder an Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition , just be careful if you want to tear apart your console to see the easter egg , please.

by | October 08, 2017 | 02:30

Originally introduced in July this year, Honor 9 includes some pretty decent specifications. There's no word whether the handset will support the feature in India. Overall, the smartphone measures 143.7 x 70.95 x 8.2mm while weighing 144 grams. It comes with 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS / GLONASS connectivity options.

by | October 08, 2017 | 01:42

Carlos Curbelo (R-Fl). White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in response, "We welcome that and a conversation on that". But despite its approval for anti-bump stock regulation, the NRA said "banning guns from law-abiding Americans based on the criminal act of a mad man will do nothing to prevent future attacks".

by | October 08, 2017 | 01:31

In the 'Tech Specs' section its mentioned "Minimum 3 years of OS and security updates". There are also different apps for Pixel on devices with an Android operating system. Notably, Google has also included an adapter in Pixel 2 boxes, which can be used with 3.5 mm headphones. The Pixel Buds possess other skills, including the aforementioned ability to summon the Google Assistant .

by | October 08, 2017 | 00:37

Unfortunately, the Google Lens is now available exclusively for Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL devices only. The Pixel 2 - on the other hand, is still available for purchase as of now. With machine learning, no human interaction is necessary for a service to improve. You can also take an action like asking Google Lens to copy URLs and contact information from a picture of a poster or business card.

by | October 07, 2017 | 00:59

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the original ThinkPad, Lenovo has spun out a special tribute version of it. On Oct. 5, 1992, IBM unveiled the first-ever ThinkPad laptop, its tiny TrackPoint nub later becoming one of the most recognized icons in computer design.

by | October 07, 2017 | 00:43

Although the number of complaints has been very small so far, there are worries over whether Apple iPhone 8 will cause problems for users. On Friday, Apple confirmed it knows about the issue that is affecting some of its newest iPhone models, which became available September 22.

by | October 07, 2017 | 00:38

The new emojis include a woman wearing a headscarf, a woman breastfeeding, gender-neutral individuals and the sign- language symbol for " I love you ". It will have characters of cold season such as; trench-coat, gloves, Scarf, and a baseball cap. Since September, Butterball has been lobbying for a turkey emoji , but sadly their pleas were ignored in this current update.

by | October 07, 2017 | 00:19

Now the famous leakster Evan Blass has come up with a new device from BlackBerry . While the top bezel holds the earpiece, front camera, and a bunch of sensors, the big bottom bezel only sports a physical home button that might also come with an integrated fingerprint sensor.

by | October 07, 2017 | 00:18

But, what makes Microsoft Edge really stand out is the ability to continue on the PC, which enables the user to immediately open the page they're looking at right on their PC-or save it to work on later. "These two (Edge for iOS and Android) apps will knit all this together for all our customers". The Hub View contains a collection of all the bookmarks, reading list, history and downloads.

by | October 07, 2017 | 00:13

The Mitsubishi e-Evolution Concept may not preview an exact production model, but it certainly shows Mitsubishi's future intent to deliver clever, green "Premium" and appealing EVs. The AI system will also train the person behind the wheel to be a better driver through voice dialogue and the large dashboard display. Aesthetically, the teased images show exactly what Mitsubishi describes on the tin, combining a tall SUV body with a heavily raked rear screen wrapping its way underneath a ...

by | October 06, 2017 | 01:40

The whole goal of the new feature, Facebook said , is to help people make "informed decisions" on what they read and share. Facebook is trying to curb the circulation of fake news stories by giving users more information about publishers through its new "i" button, the company announced Thursday.