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2 policemen among 3 dead in Egypt church attack 2 policemen among 3 dead in Egypt church attack
- January 01, 2018

Hours before the church attack, the Egyptian army announced that six soldiers and three gunmen had been killed in two separate incidents in North Sinai. It was not clear how many assailants were involved. Two police officers are thought to be among the dead. A video circulating on social media after Friday's attack apparently showed the gunman lying on the ground with his face covered in blood. (more...)
Houston police: Intoxicated man found with weapons in downtown hotel room Houston police: Intoxicated man found with weapons in downtown hotel room
- January 01, 2018

Police found him dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Houston police report that a man has been arrested after authorities discovered multiple weapons and a bevy of ammunition inside his hotel room that was located on the top floor of the Hyatt Regency in downtown Houston . (more...)
Willian shines as Chelsea crush Stoke Willian shines as Chelsea crush Stoke
- January 01, 2018

But Conte, who himself rested Eden Hazard , Cesc Fabregas and Tiemoue Bakayoko, insists rotation is inevitable during the draining Christmas schedule. At the other end the Blues were in fine form, with Antonio Rudiger , Danny Drinkwater and Pedro giving them a 3-0 lead after 23 minutes. The scoring was completed by a second-half penalty from Willian and an individual effort by Davide Zappacosta , but by then Hughes' thoughts had already turned to the crucial game against fellow ... (more...)
When will Moto G5 series get one? When will Moto G5 series get one?
- December 31, 2017

For T-Mobile users, however, the update has now started appearing and also features the December security update from Google, along with the Oreo enhancements that were announced at Google I/O earlier this year. The instructions from Motorola say that for a successful installation, the battery in your phone should be at least 50% charged and your device should be connected to a Wi-Fi network or LTE. (more...)
Apple apologises, slashes battery replacement price to $38
- December 31, 2017

Some thought it was a ploy to get people to upgrade to new devices. "We know that some of you feel Apple has let you down", said a statement released by Apple on Thursday . The way that Apple has handled disclosure on the throttling mechanisms has also been heavily criticised as users felt their devices slowing down with iOS updates and not knowing the reason. (more...)
LG announces Google Assistant powered 'ThinQ' speaker LG announces Google Assistant powered 'ThinQ' speaker
- December 31, 2017

The ThinQ speaker can, in addition, control smart home devices via a voice app from LG. The smart speaker will be unveiled at The International Consumer Electronics Show ( CES ) 2018. Meridian Audio has equipped this speaker with its "Bass and Space" technology that offers a rich, uncompromising sound, no matter where the individual is seated in the room. (more...)
Instagram Has Now Added Recommended Posts Into Your Feed Instagram Has Now Added Recommended Posts Into Your Feed
- December 31, 2017

It has been made explicit that this section will be different from that of the typical main feed, by doing this, it gives users the visual option of disregarding these posts. If you are new on Instagram or you want to know what it takes to be a master on it, you came to the right place! This comes after Instagram announced a little more than two weeks ago that users can follow hashtags . (more...)
Sensex scales new high; signs off 2017 with 28 per cent gains
- December 31, 2017

The government has decided to make an additional borrowing of Rs 50,000 crore this fiscal through dated securities, a move that may risk the target of fiscal deficit breaching 3.2 per cent of GDP. U.S. stocks had eked out a slight gain on Wednesday, as advances in some major technology stocks offset losses in energy and helped keep major indexes just above the unchanged mark. (more...)
Kodi Now Available On Xbox One, Also Supports Addons Kodi Now Available On Xbox One, Also Supports Addons
- December 30, 2017

Microsoft bills GroupMe as a "he free and simple way to stay in touch with friends and family", and has it available for all major platforms, including Windows, iOS, Android and the web. "There might still be problems with certain general python modules that are used by add-ons and we are finding and reporting them to the developers as testing progresses". (more...)
Xbox One Version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds New Update Introduces Squads Xbox One Version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds New Update Introduces Squads
- December 30, 2017

You can pick up PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds from the Microsoft Store for $29.99. Plus, BattlEye has reported an ever-increasing number of bans in the last few months, resulting in a total of 50,000 in August, 300,000 in October, 700,000 in November, and now 1.5 million in December. (more...)
New Facebook users asked to enter names as per Aadhaar New Facebook users asked to enter names as per Aadhaar
- December 29, 2017

In its defence, Facebook has said that it is just testing the move and it isn't mandatory for users to link their details. This prompt asked them to sign up with their name as it appears on their Aadhaar card , replacing the term "real name". (more...)
Nintendo Delaying 64-Gigabyte Game Cards For Switch Until 2019 Nintendo Delaying 64-Gigabyte Game Cards For Switch Until 2019
- December 28, 2017

Since developers rely on Nintendo to supply the game cards, it's up to Nintendo to fix this issue. These developers are known for producing data-heavy games. Switching back to cartridges hasn't just left a mark on the higher price tag of Nintendo's games, but also posed a tough limitation on storage for developers to abide by. (more...)
OnePlus 5T's Face Unlock feature is coming to OnePlus 5 OnePlus 5T's Face Unlock feature is coming to OnePlus 5
- December 27, 2017

Nevertheless, OnePlus revealed in the blog post that the update contains some Launcher optimizations for Shelf, as well as a new option that will allow users to upload their photos through Shot. The update for system adds following new capabilities. The feature proved to be so successful and popular amongst the users that the company has finally made a decision to update the software on its predecessor, OnePlus 5, and introduce the feature of Face Unlock on the previous model as well. (more...)
Google may open physical stores in India for Pixel phones Google may open physical stores in India for Pixel phones
- December 27, 2017

Post the launch of the Pixel 2 / 2 XL in India, we had already seen a lot of pop-up stores at various malls which let people experience these phones first-hand. Unlike in the US, Google in India hasn't made much of an effort to actively promote its Pixel smartphones among consumers. At least two prominent malls in India said they have received requests for space to set up Google stores. (more...)
Bundle up if you're heading out: Wind chills below zero predicted today Bundle up if you're heading out: Wind chills below zero predicted today
- December 27, 2017

Wind chills will stay below zero all day with actual temperatures ranging from the single digits to the teens. If you have to venture outside make sure and limit as much skin exposure as possible. Wednesday: A slight chance of snow after noon. Saturday, December 30: High: 6. Night: Partly cloudy and breezy with northwest winds 10 to 15 miles per hour. (more...)
Nintendo's Arms Gets Its Last New Character Nintendo's Arms Gets Its Last New Character
- December 26, 2017

Coyle and she is the latest addition to the ARMS roster. Director of ARMS Laboratories and a certified genius, she became fascinated with ARMS since she was a young girl and decided early on to devote her entire life to ARMS research. (more...)
Apple Does Slow iPhone Speeds, But For Battery Reasons (Not Sales) Apple Does Slow iPhone Speeds, But For Battery Reasons (Not Sales)
- December 26, 2017

It's easy to run with the idea that this is Apple intentionally slowing down older iPhones in an effort to push more users to upgrade to the latest iPhone every year. Because of this factor, older iPhones with older batteries could be limited in their usage. There has always been insane conspiracies about electronic manufacturers deliberately slowing down their old products in order to get consumers to upgrade to their newer products, but as a turns out, this may actually be true - ... (more...)
Jio & Airtel 4G Plans Under Rs. 100 Jio & Airtel 4G Plans Under Rs. 100
- December 25, 2017

But Vodafone falls short of Reliance Jio though as the new entrant is offering 1.2GB data per day for the same price. Alongside the Rs 199 tariff plan revision, Vodafone also introduced another FRC plan of Rs 229, which offers similar benefits as the Rs 199 plan, but valid only for new Vodafone customers. (more...)
Amazon acquires smart home video platform Blink Amazon acquires smart home video platform Blink
- December 23, 2017

Blink, based in Andover, Mass., was founded in 2009, according to Crunchbase, but came out of stealth in 2014 with a Kickstarter campaign that raised $1 million-multiple times more than the company was seeking. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Blink says that you won't have to worry about any changes with regards to support. The deal illustrates an increased interest in smart home security devices as the year comes to an end. (more...)
Rolling Stone co-founder sells controlling stake in publisher of famed magazine
- December 23, 2017

Since acquiring 49% of the magazine in September 2016, BandLab established Rolling Stone International to expand the brand overseas, including the signing of a license agreement with Japan's CCC Group to publish the magazine in Japan. The deal comes a year after Singapore-based music start-up BandLab Technologies purchased a 49% stake in Rolling Stone for an undisclosed sum. "I am so proud of our accomplishments over the past 50 years and know Penske Media is the ideal match for us to ... (more...)
Nokia 9 To Feature Dual Selfie Camera Nokia 9 To Feature Dual Selfie Camera
- December 22, 2017

The Nokia 9 will have a Snapdragon 835 as its processor, while its random access memory (RAM) options have not yet been revealed. The Nokia 9 will run Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box. HMD Global seeks to emulate the trending design of smaller bezels with the Nokia 9 . Hopefully, the Nokia 9 won't be an LG G6 of 2018. And don't forget to watch our in-depth video review and camera comparison of Nokia 8 on your Youtube channel. (more...)
Samsung Launches Smaller And Faster DRAM Chip For PC Samsung Launches Smaller And Faster DRAM Chip For PC
- December 22, 2017

Thanks to an advanced, proprietary circuit design technology; performance levels and energy efficiency have been said to improv about 10 and 15 per cent respectively. It builds the processors for companies like Qualcomm, and also manufacturer DRAM, GDDR5 RAM for graphics cards and non-volatile flash storage. Samsung says that its recent manufacturing advances will help accelerate the introduction of even faster memory types, including DDR5 and GDDR6. (more...)
Amazon-YouTube Fight Reaches New Levels Of Pettiness With 'AmazonTube' Trademark Amazon-YouTube Fight Reaches New Levels Of Pettiness With 'AmazonTube' Trademark
- December 22, 2017

Let's hope that Amazon Prime adds support for Chromecast and until then you can always cast the Prime Video content via a Chrome web browser! Tech Crunch reported that Amazon has applied for two trademarks, " AmazonTube " and "OpenTube" that shows the e-commerce giants has its thought wrapped into it. (more...)
Facebook Facial Recognition Wants to Manage Your Identity Facebook Facial Recognition Wants to Manage Your Identity
- December 22, 2017

Facebook Photo Review gives users more control over their photos and prevents people's pictures from misuse on Facebook. This new feature relies on facial recognition, and it's created to give users some peace of mind that photos of them are not circulating on the social network without them knowing about it. (more...)
You're Not Crazy: Apple Confirms It Slows Your Smartphone's Lifespan
- December 22, 2017

The confession comes after a blog post proved older iPhones deteriorating on newer operating systems. Testing of multiple generations of iPhone had previously debunked these rumors. He wants Apple to stop slowing down older phones and get some payback for damages. To address that, Apple's iOS software, starting with last year's iOS 10.2.1, included better power management capabilities, the company says. (more...)