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Soon prototypes with a dual screen OLED foldable — Samsung Galaxy X
- April 15, 2017

During an event on March 29, Samsung covered the entire Times Square in NY with ads promoting the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. Mobile Chief Koh Dong-jin at the S8 media briefing was heard confirming the news. Because, you know, Samsung has done exactly that with past versions of the Galaxy S Active. The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus are identical, while the Galaxy S8 Plus is a larger phone featuring a larger display and battery, but for it, it's identical to Galaxy S8. (more...)
'Pokemon Go' Easter Event Starts With Egg Hunt Scenario 'Pokemon Go' Easter Event Starts With Egg Hunt Scenario
- April 15, 2017

Players are encouraged to go out and hunt for some Eggs in the area because it will hatch an increased variety of Pokemon, especially the two-kilometer ones. Pokemon Go Easter Event is Live and introduces tons of new stuff in the game. "To make this Eggstravaganza even sweeter, Lucky Eggs will be 50% off in the in-game shop", they added. (more...)
YouTube has a secret dark mode - here's how to access it YouTube has a secret dark mode - here's how to access it
- April 15, 2017

YouTube has reportedly introduced a secret dark mode, which can be activated in Chrome relatively easily by making a few changes to your Chrome browser. How to Enable YouTube Dark Mode on macOS? You'll need to access the browser's developer tools and paste in some text from the Tweet above, refresh your browser, and then toggle the mode on in the menu you get when you click on your avatar. (more...)
VW US chief says sales will recover, announces new SUV VW US chief says sales will recover, announces new SUV
- April 14, 2017

VW Group of America chief executive Hinrich Woebcken told reporters at the NY auto show the automaker also plans to build a new, smaller five-seat SUV in Tennessee, but declined to say when production may start. Nissan, however, does cover its continuously variable transmissions (CVTs) for 10 years or 120,000 miles. AutoNation (AN.N) Inc chief executive Mike Jackson said that an extended warranty could help win customers. (more...)
Investors Focused Mover: Micron Technology, Inc.'s (MU) Investors Focused Mover: Micron Technology, Inc.'s (MU)
- April 14, 2017

Hermes Investment Management Ltd. boosted its position in shares of Micron Technology by 22.0% in the third quarter. In related news, VP April S. Arnzen sold 10,638 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 30th. NASDAQ:MU) announced the early tender results for its previously announced tender offers to purchase the Company's senior notes for cash in the maximum aggregate principal amount (that would not result in an aggregate amount that all holders of the Notes are ... (more...)
Kendall Jenner 'to return to the spotlight at Coachella'
- April 14, 2017

Event organizers for both parties were nervous Kendall would bail on the appearances as she's been pretty MIA since the Pepsi controversy. "2- I remember when my daughter Ireland and Kendall were little kids in school". The commercial unfurled a weird sequence in which Kendall joined in a metropolitan protest, later handing a policeman a Pepsi, triggering gleeful applause from the crowd. (more...)
Honda Reveals Clarity PHEV and EV in NY
- April 14, 2017

The Volt can travel 53 miles (83 km) on a full battery. When the battery drains, a 1.5-liter Atkinson cycle four-cylinder gas engine kicks in to generate electricity and keep the vehicle motoring for an additional 288 miles (463 km), for a total estimated range of 330 miles (531 km). (more...)
Bethesda announces a one-hour demo for Prey Bethesda announces a one-hour demo for Prey
- April 13, 2017

Bethesda's reboot of the Prey series will be launching next month, but those of you who have been anticipating the game's release will be able to try it out earlier. As you can see, there's an bad lot you'll be able to do in the game, including transforming into smaller items so you can get a jump on the alien scourge overtaking your ship. (more...)
The iPhone 8 could see Apple completely reinvent its battery tech The iPhone 8 could see Apple completely reinvent its battery tech
- April 13, 2017

Power management chips manage voltage and charging across the components in a mobile device. The main loser in the news is Dialog Semiconductor, the British company that previously supplied power management chips to Apple . However, Apple has already begun work on building their own team and have recruited several of Dialog's engineers to help lead it. Dialog replaces numerous discrete power administration spares with one exceedingly incorporated gadget, empowering our users to create ... (more...)
Production mishaps at Fitbit; shares down 2.8% Production mishaps at Fitbit; shares down 2.8%
- April 13, 2017

The antenna placement was such that the device couldn't get a strong signal - a pretty big miss for a fitness product. Despite all that Pebble knowhow, Fitbit has apparently run into big problems making the new smartwatch waterproof, and it's also had issues with Global Positioning System. (more...)
The 'Pope Francis Laundry' for Rome's homeless opens at Vatican
- April 11, 2017

Pope Francis told young people they are the future even if he may be not around to see it. Sensing their reaction, Francis, whose papacy began in March 2013, added: "Who guarantees life? No one. "You also are asked to foresee and prevent the negative consequences that can cause a distorted use of the knowledge and ability to manipulate life", he said April 9 during an audience with the Italian National Committee for Biosecurity, Biotechnologies and Life Sciences . (more...)
Germany to get Samsung Bixby support in Q4 2017
- April 11, 2017

If all goes according to plan, South Korean analysts predict that the newest Galaxy handsets will help Samsung achieve record profits for the second quarter of 2017. The only thing that lets this rumour down, is the fact we can't see if there's a dedicated slot to house the S Pen, a feature that's exclusive to the Note series of phablets. (more...)
San Bernardino School Shooting Leaves 2 Adults Dead, 2 Children Injured
- April 11, 2017

Ron Maass told a news conference. While there, he opened up fire, shooting the teacher before turning the gun on himself. District Superintendent Dale Marsden said North Park Elementary would be closed for at least the next two days. Monday's shooting will likely reignite the debate on gun violence in the USA, where attempts to put in place tougher gun control measures have failed, despite a series of mass killings. (more...)
YouTube TV is now available for cord-cutting millennials in certain markets
- April 10, 2017

YouTube TV directly competes with services like Sling TV, Playstation Vue, and DirecTV Now, offering live-streamed broadcasts of cable content from networks including ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, ESPN, and more . At launch, YouTube TV will lack channels from programmers such as Time Warner, Viacom and Discovery Networks. The service works on a phone, tablet or computer and will stream to a television using a Google Chromecast. (more...)
Wenger reveals Arsenal star´s Champions League torment
- April 09, 2017

Rumours of a fan protest were well founded with many empty seats visible at The Emirates Stadium during an otherwise uneventful first hour which yielded few chances before Mesut Ozil curled in a 58th-minute opener. You are coming into good spaces and the game starts to be played on a big, big pitch and you start to have the feeling that you can create also. With only the visits of Everton, Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool to come, the Swansea game and next weekend's trip to basement-side ... (more...)
How Project Scorpio makes Xbox One games look better
- April 08, 2017

We now know the most important specifications of Project Scorpio , Microsoft's next Xbox. First, the numbers that most gerbils will care about. The console will contain eight custom x86 cores clocked at 2.3 GHz, a high-powered graphics processor and 12 GB of GDDR5 memory, all adding up to six teraflops of graphic-processing power. (more...)
Legendary Comedian Don Rickles Dies at 90
- April 07, 2017

Rickles' last appeared on stage in Las Vegas in late October. "Whether it's 10 people or 300 people, an audience is still an audience", he said. Rickles had set out to be a serious actor, enrolling in New York's American Academy of Dramatic Arts, where classmates included Jason Robards. (more...)
New York Auto Show to Debut 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon
- April 07, 2017

Whichever route one chooses to take, odds are it won't be a cheap one; especially considering just about every feature on this auto is created to burn as much fuel as possible. Up to this point, the marketing team at Dodge has bragged quite a bit about the Dodge Demon's drag-racing capabilities. Now while it won't hurt the engine to combine the fuels, Dodge warns customers that the high-octane fuel only reaches its full potential if it is not mixed with unleaded fuel. (more...)
Judge puts on hold Seattle law allowing a ride-hailing union Judge puts on hold Seattle law allowing a ride-hailing union
- April 06, 2017

The law, passed in 2015, had been scheduled to go into effect this week. However, a pair of lawsuits from the US Chamber of Commerce and the Freedom Foundation, alleging that the council's decision violates federal labor laws, have instigated U.S. (more...)
Egypt's El-Sisi visits Trump, vows to work with the US
- April 06, 2017

Egypt just plays too much of an instrumental role, its geographically centered where this conflict is naturally, its on the border of Israel". The White House held on Monday an Egyptian-American summit between Presidents Sisi and Trump to mark the first visit of an Egyptian president to Washington since 2009. (more...)
Alabama man gets electrocuted after sleeping with iPhone Alabama man gets electrocuted after sleeping with iPhone
- April 06, 2017

Day told WAAY 31 that, while he was sleeping his dog tag necklace slipped between the iPhone's charger and extension cord, which had loosened. Doctors at the hospital said that he suffered second- and third-degree burns to his hands and neck. (more...)
5 things you need to know about Android O 5 things you need to know about Android O
- April 05, 2017

Now what the "O" stands for is still anyone's guess, and as for the version number, we can only assume it will be Android 8.0, at least for now but we'll keep our eyes peeled anyway. Keyboard navigation: A more reliable, predictable model for "arrow" and "tab" navigation that aids both developers and end users, Google claims. (more...)
Samsung rolls out an update for its Galaxy C9 Pro Samsung rolls out an update for its Galaxy C9 Pro
- April 05, 2017

Seeing is believing: We knew the Galaxy S8 displays looked good to our eyes, but we didn't know they were this good. But a video surfaced on YouTube , in which MarcianoPhone , via iDeviceHelp, published a demonstrated that if a second person showed the S8 a photo of the user it recognised, it would still unlock to the homescreen. (more...)
Ahead of bigger update, Apple gives Mac Pro a boost Ahead of bigger update, Apple gives Mac Pro a boost
- April 05, 2017

Apple today revealed that it is planning to introduce an all-new Mac Pro and a new external display next year. In that meeting, Apple's SVP of marketing Phil Schiller and SVP of software engineering Craig Federighi revealed just enough details on their upcoming Mac Pro to whet the appetites of users who have been waiting for something new, especially a new GPU that'll help the computer push out better graphics and an Apple-made display to replace the Cinema Display that died previous ... (more...)
Publicist Of Alabama's Ryan Anderson Tells Different Side Of Deshaun Watson Incident Publicist Of Alabama's Ryan Anderson Tells Different Side Of Deshaun Watson Incident
- April 05, 2017

In a Facebook post, Innisfree apologized to customers and claimed on Facebook that the disruptive patron was asked to leave the bar immediately after the incident. During those two games, Watson helped Clemson beat the Tide once to claim the title after the 2016 season and almost did enough to beat them in the previous title game. (more...)