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Electronics Twitter celebrates 10 years of hashtags
Author: 0 Twitter celebrates 10 years of hashtags

Unfortunately, the site had just gone down, so they were initially dismissive of the idea, Stone admits. Twitter's much larger competitor Facebook and its popular photo-sharing platform, Instagram, also use hashtags . In celebration of its birthday, Twitter created a 24-hour custom emoji. An average of 125m hashtags are shared every day on Twitter and United's (#MUFC) is the most popular with regards to teams.

Electronics Battle-Cars coming to Rocket League as a Nintendo Switch Exclusive
Author: 0 Battle-Cars coming to Rocket League as a Nintendo Switch Exclusive

Make sure to check out the official trailer released today showing off the new cars below. So what better way to celebrate a partnership with Nintendo than to reveal three new Battle-cars coming with the game's release. On top of the new cars, players on the Switch version will have Mario and Luigi toppers that will be able to used on any of the cars in the game that allow customization.

Electronics Google introduces 'Google Enterprise' with more robust management tools
Author: 0 Google introduces 'Google Enterprise' with more robust management tools

Through VMware Workspace ONE's cloud portal , IT admins will be able to manage Chrome devices in their company alongside all other endpoints from a single console. Google launched today an improved version of the Chrome OS specifically built for deployment in large-scale enterprises. Building on previously released integrations of Workspace ONE with Chrome OS, IT departments will also be able to provide employees with access to all enterprise applications from a single app catalogue.

Electronics Tesla Model X takes on Lamborghini Aventador SV in epic drag race
Author: 0 Tesla Model X takes on Lamborghini Aventador SV in epic drag race

Incredibly, the Tesla Model X manages to beat the Aventador over a quarter-mile, if only by a little. Video of the somewhat unusual race can be seen below. However, feats like this show that the Tesla Model X is still worthy of the spotlight. The electric SUV reached a top speed of 118 miles per hour and zoomed through the quarter mile in 11.4 seconds, a new world record for the fastest SUV at a quarter-mile race.

Electronics Android 8.0 Oreo Announced
Author: 0 Android 8.0 Oreo Announced

On the security front, Android Oreo makes the scan of apps more obvious while downloading them to ensure a user that they are safe to use. Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL will get the Android 8 update as soon as it is available. Google has also revealed that it is working closely with other manufacturers. It is mentioned above that all phones don't get the latest operating system Android 8.0 update.

Electronics Sony to pay Xperia owners over waterproof claims
Author: 0 Sony to pay Xperia owners over waterproof claims

The last date for filing a claim is 30 January, 2018. What does that mean to us: It looks like Sony has done some unethical thing to procure water resistance rating, as the devices are not holding well against the same. The lawsuit alleges that the devices in question were "deceptively advertised as waterproof". This amount can go upto $300. Devices still under warranty will receive a one-year extension.

Author: 0 LG V30 video teasers take a hit on the Galaxy Note 8

We know the phone will directly rival the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and LG has just posted two views that seemingly mock the Galaxy Note 8 . The Note 7 was pulled from sale in October after multiple reports of overheating and fires caused by the device.

Electronics Lamborghini has launched a new smartphone and you probably can't afford it
Author: 0 Lamborghini has launched a new smartphone and you probably can't afford it

The premium vehicle maker said it had assembled the Alpha-One from the "finest materials, including handcrafted Italian leather and liquid alloy developed specifically to resist corrosion whilst remaining "lightweight". Alpha One is built from handcrafted Italian leather, and uses liquid alloy for protection against scratches and dents. Moving towards the specifications, the smartphone packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 along with Adreno 530 GPU, 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage.

Electronics Walmart and Google team up for voice shopping
Author: 0 Walmart and Google team up for voice shopping

Google , which makes the Android software used to run most of the world's smartphones, will offer hundreds of thousands of Walmart items on its voice-controlled Google Assistant platform from late September, Walmart's head of e-commerce, Marc Lore, wrote in a blog post on Wednesday.

Electronics Walmart and Google to offer voice-enabled shopping
Author: 0 Walmart and Google to offer voice-enabled shopping

Though Google Home now offers customers voice-shopping options to the retailer's rivals - Costco Wholesale and Target - Walmart will offer the largest assortment of any Google Assistant seller. But while both Amazon and Google's voice-controlled speakers are gaining in popularity, people still mainly use them for such basic tasks as placing phone calls or playing music.

Electronics OMEN X Laptop is HP's first overclockable portable gaming rig
Author: 0 OMEN X Laptop is HP's first overclockable portable gaming rig

What makes this particular gaming laptop different from some of the competition is that it comes with support for an unlocked CPU which means that you'll be able to overclock the CPU to go beyond its advertised speeds, assuming that's your thing and assuming you know what you're doing.

Electronics Father creates app to freeze kids' phones until they respond to texts
Author: 0 Father creates app to freeze kids' phones until they respond to texts

Other apps can also track children's phones, copy text messages to a parent's phone, and other methods of spying on children's electronic habits. It's called ReplyASAP and it was developed by Nick Herbert, who was inspired by his growing frustration with the lack of response when he called and texted his son, according to the app's website.

Electronics Channel 4 releases new Bake Off trailer featuring the show's contestants
Author: 0 Channel 4 releases new Bake Off trailer featuring the show's contestants

Speaking ahead of the launch next week, Prue said: '(Berry) told me, "Don't just follow Paul, don't stand behind Paul and agree with him, just be yourself and go for it", and Paul told me the same thing'. and who doesn't want that?!" questions Sandi Toksvig. "It is a bit like being a parent because when they make tiny mistakes you are not allowed to help and you have to let them do it".

Electronics Splatoon 2 Adds Manta Maria in Turf War, Ranked Battle This Weekend
Author: 0 Splatoon 2 Adds Manta Maria in Turf War, Ranked Battle This Weekend

Splatoon 2's upcoming DLC continues to prove the squid kid franchise has, bar none, the best weapons in the genre. Players must use teamwork to help each other tackle enemies due to the outpost's numberous high walls. Shaped like an enormous bubble wand, this weapon's bubbles explode when covered in the player team's ink. Finally, Splatoon fans will get the Bubble Blower, a special weapon that blows three enormous bubbles onto the map.

Electronics Tour of Spain: very good shot of Lampaert and Quick-Step
Author: 0 Tour of Spain: very good shot of Lampaert and Quick-Step

Having worked his way into a good position in the peloton going into the final kilometre, Trentin bided his time in the tricky closing sector before bursting clear of Juanjo Lobato (LottoNL-Jumbo) and Tom Van Asbroeck (Cannondale-Drapac) in the final metres.

Author: 0 U.S. slaps sanctions on Russian, Chinese entities for supporting North Korea

The Trump administration announced Tuesday that 16 mainly Russian and Chinese companies and individuals would be targeted for their ties to North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been pushing countries that do business with North Korea to refuse to hire North Korean workers and reduce the country's diplomatic presence within their borders.

Electronics Final Fantasy 15's VR Fishing Game Coming In November
Author: 0 Final Fantasy 15's VR Fishing Game Coming In November

Check out the Windows Edition trailer below. The main game is notoriously intensive on hardware, with the Xbox One version barely scraping by at 720p. As the name suggests, this is the mobile version of Final Fantasy XV . Square Enix also announced a pre-order bonus for the title. Of course, we'd all rather see the full version, but if the Pocket Edition is what the Nintendo Switch can handle, that might not be too bad with the console in handheld mode, particularly.

Electronics At last the Shenmue III teaser trailer is revealed
Author: 0 At last the Shenmue III teaser trailer is revealed

The game was successfully backed on Kickstarter in 2015. Yu Suzuki's long awaited third instalment follows Ryo Hazuki's search for Lan Di, the man who killed his father. This, at least, was said by Yu Suzuki according to the imagination of himself. The first teaser of Shenmue III is built from a small slice of an in-development build of the game, and it delivers small peeks in new look of main characters, new characters, and feels of Shenmue world.

Electronics Microsoft's AI-powered speech recognition matches human transcribers
Author: 0 Microsoft's AI-powered speech recognition matches human transcribers

Microsoft Corporation ( NASDAQ:MSFT ) announced today that its conversational speech recognition engine - which converts human speech into text - has achieved a new record for accuracy. The researchers said the improvement to Microsoft's systems came from tweaks to its neural net-based acoustic and language models . "Moving from recognizing to understanding speech is the next major frontier for speech technology".

Electronics Arms' new fighter is a human balloon animal
Author: 0 Arms' new fighter is a human balloon animal

Following Arms' trend of eccentric character designs, Nintendo explains that she's a "a well-traveled clown with a personality as colorful as her clothing". What do you think of Lola Pop? Lola will be joining the roster of Arms whenever version 3 launches. The Test Punch will run from 11 a.m. ET on Friday, August 25th through 5 p.m.

Electronics Samsung's voice assistant Bixby extended to over 200 countries
Author: 0 Samsung's voice assistant Bixby extended to over 200 countries

Now, users in the United Kingdom can also use their voice to interact with Bixby for the first time, a feature previously only available to those in the USA and South Korea. Global mobile rollout of Bixby Voice represents the first step in Samsung's assault on the increasingly crowded AI assistant space. The addition of all these will help in the enhancement of AI learning process on the service that will make it more intelligent and good at personalised assistance.

Electronics Instagram, Snapchat to see strong United Kingdom user growth in 2017 - research
Author: 0 Instagram, Snapchat to see strong United Kingdom user growth in 2017 - research

According to eMarketer , the use of Facebook by Americans ranging in age between 12 years and 17 years will decline by 3.4% to reach a figure of 14.5 million this year. A new report has predicted that Facebook will see a decline in teen users in the USA for the first time, as youngsters migrate over to photo-based apps, including Snapchat and Instagram .

Electronics Scientists recreate 'diamond rain' of Uranus and Neptune in lab
Author: 0 Scientists recreate 'diamond rain' of Uranus and Neptune in lab

While the earth has experienced freak rainstorms of fish, frogs and even golfballs, its sister planets Neptune and Uranus routinely produce something altogether more impressive, scientists have revealed. And since this process takes only a fraction of a second, the researchers used ultrafast X-ray diffraction to take snapshots of the diamonds' creation and the chemical processes involved.

Electronics Apple Releases macOS High Sierra 10.13 Beta 7 to Developers [Download]
Author: 0 Apple Releases macOS High Sierra 10.13 Beta 7 to Developers [Download]

The videos that were released are six presentations about what the Apple's iPad Pro devices are capable to do with iOS 11 , an operating system that is still in its beta stage. Using past information, it looks like this might happen on September 6 or 13, 2017 which would give the new iOS 11 a release on the 13th or 20th of September .

Electronics Microsoft to Publish PUBG on Xbox One - Release Date Reconfirmed
Author: 0 Microsoft to Publish PUBG on Xbox One - Release Date Reconfirmed

The early access battle royale shooter is now targeting a fourth quarter official release for the PC and will hit the Xbox One Game Preview Program around the same time. Kim, vice president and executive producer at Bluehole. On Twitter, the game's community manager was asked whether it was a "100% exclusive" and seemed to sidestep the question.

Electronics THQ Nordic's Title 'BioMutant' Has Been Officially Revealed, Slated for 2018
Author: 0 THQ Nordic's Title 'BioMutant' Has Been Officially Revealed, Slated for 2018

The story and its ending are both described as "unusual". Biomutant's existence had actually been leaked ahead of time thanks to publisher THQ Nordic mistakenly posting about it on their website ahead of time. If you want, you can pre-order the Standard Edition or Collector's Edition for the PS4 via those Amazon links. If all of the above won you over, a collector's edition will be available for $119.99 which features a copy of the game, the OST, a figurine, A1 artwork on fabric, and a ...

Electronics Moto X4 Revealed By Motorola's Official Retail Distributor
Author: 0 Moto X4 Revealed By Motorola's Official Retail Distributor

Not only do the photos show a phone with the potential to show up your smudgy fingerprints, but they match up perfectly with some leaked press shots. The Moto X4 , a phone thought to be a Q4 release to fill a void I'm not sure needed filling , found its way into the hands of a tester with an itchy camera finger.

Electronics Micromax Canvas Infinity and LG Q6: Two affordable phones with Infinity display
Author: 0 Micromax Canvas Infinity and LG Q6: Two affordable phones with Infinity display

The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor coupled with 3GB of RAM and comes with 32GB of on-board storage, expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card. There are connectivity features such as 4G VoLTE, USB OTG, dedicated dual SIM card slots, and other standard ones. The Micromax Canvas Infinity also boasts of gesture based shortcuts, and has the ability to take long screenshots (up to 10 pages) as well.

Electronics Why Chrissy Teigen is so over
Author: 0 Why Chrissy Teigen is so over "boozy brunches"

And then a bunch at the awards show. "And that feeling, there's just nothing like that", Teigen said. "You feel terrible. It's not a good look for me, for (husband) John (Legend ), for anybody". "Nobody really brought it up to me", Teigen told Cosmo . With this in mind, we're thankful that Chrissy is sharing her story. She tweeted, "I get it; I could've broken an ankle".

Electronics Mercedes-AMG GT-R And GT Roadster Launched In India
Author: 0 Mercedes-AMG GT-R And GT Roadster Launched In India

This bright green torpedo you see here is the Mercedes-AMG GT R - a meaner, hungrier and more shredded version of the already not-so-slow Mercedes-AMG GT. The sports vehicle also boast of rear-wheel steering that helps to attack corners with additional speed without compromising on stability. The Mercedes-Benz AMG GT-R is priced starting at Rs 2.23 crore (ex-showroom India) while the Roadster starts a little lower at Rs 2.19 crore.

Electronics WhatsApp Coloured Text Status Now Rolling Out to Android and iPhone
Author: 0 WhatsApp Coloured Text Status Now Rolling Out to Android and iPhone

Just like on Facebook, users will be able to pick a specific font and background colour when sharing their status, and they will also be able to include links. Interestingly, it is possible to change the privacy settings of the Status from the Settings of WhatsApp. In an interesting turn of event Facebook-owned company, WhatsApp has been updated and is now offering its users Facebook like colorful text-based status feature.

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Author: 0 "Final Fantasy XV" Makes Its PC Debut in Early 2018

The developer says it will be using NVIDIA's GameWorks tech suite to optimize Final Fantasy XV for PC, while adding extra graphical flair to make it "the definitive version of the game". Ever since it launched on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 back in late 2016, Final Fantasy XV has become a heralded chapter in the ongoing Square Enix series.

Electronics Echo Dots briefly sold for free on Friday
Author: 0 Echo Dots briefly sold for free on Friday

Engineering students can build their own Alexa skills, both independently and in the classroom, using the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) - a collection of application program interfaces (APIs), tools, documentation and code examples - so they can join the growing community of voice developers.

Author: 0 Android O Release Date Announced And The Wait Is Over

Google is planning to live stream the event for the launch of its new operating system Android O (8.0) on total solar eclipse , i.e., on August 21st. In a few hours from now when the United States will be going through the celestial phenomenon of a solar eclipse , Google will make the formal launch of the next version of its famous operating system the Android OS.

Electronics Could clouds block our view of the eclipse?
Author: 0 Could clouds block our view of the eclipse?

The last time the USA witnessed an eclipse like Monday's was nearly a century ago on Saturday, June 8, 1918. The last time that happened in 1257 and it was about 200 years before Christopher Columbus was even born. The first coast-to-coast eclipse witnessed by the United States in almost a century will be seen in Bermuda, at its height, as an 85-per-cent eclipse .

Electronics PlayStation social accounts hacked, database breach claimed
Author: 0 PlayStation social accounts hacked, database breach claimed

They started tweeting from the hacked accounts that are restored now. The tweet had the community anxious since accounts and information will be compromised. While any online infrastructure can be hacked, PlayStation Network has been a big target for the past few years and despite Sony's best attempts, they have been unable to completely prevent hacks.

Electronics The Sims 4 Cats and Dogs expansion pack coming November
Author: 0 The Sims 4 Cats and Dogs expansion pack coming November

Everything from the kind of coats and patterns on pets will be customisable. The Sims 4 Cats and Dogs expansion pack is coming to PC and Mac on 10th November. The ability to create and customize pets in The Sims has always been one of the game's most sought-after features. Has there been a missing spot in your sim's life for the past three years? A brand-new veterinarian business will allow players to pursue dreams of building their own veterinary clinic, hiring a dedicated ...

Electronics Need For Speed Payback to Debut 2018 BMW M5
Author: 0 Need For Speed Payback to Debut 2018 BMW M5

The car's impressive performance figures speak for themselves: 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in just 3.4 seconds, 0 to 200 km/h in 11.1 seconds (124 mph). The standard model has a limited top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) but that can be increased to 305 km/h (189 mph) when the vehicle is equipped with the optional M Driver's Package.

Electronics Eye-catching bespoke McLaren 720S unveiled at Pebble Beach
Author: 0 Eye-catching bespoke McLaren 720S unveiled at Pebble Beach

Both companies offer bespoke customization of their cars, with Rolls-Royce boasting a choice of over 44,000 colors. This client, a certain Michael Fux, loves the color fushia. Not so long ago it seemed an MSO McLaren was just one with lots of carbon on it, and now we're here. The fuchsia exterior paint color immediately identifies the vehicle as being created to order, a service available to all McLaren customers through McLaren Special Operations (MSO ).

Electronics Xiaomi Will Launch Redmi Note 5A Smartphone Today
Author: 0 Xiaomi Will Launch Redmi Note 5A Smartphone Today

Xiaomi , prior a week ago affirmed that it will be revealing the Redmi Note 5A on August 21. To review, the Redmi 4A sports a 5-inch display, while the new smart phone is touted to accompany 5.5-inch display with 720 x 1280 pixel resolution.

Electronics The HTC Vive has gotten an enormous $200 price cut
Author: 0 The HTC Vive has gotten an enormous $200 price cut

Just as reality appears to be getting worse by the day, VR companies are doing the lord's work and making the price of escaping it a bit more accessible. O'Brien says that just like Oculus has promised with the Rift, the current-generation Vive isn't going away any time soon. We have previously heard that following launch, the HTC Vive took a sizeable lead in the market over the Oculus Rift .

Electronics Google Android O Features and Release Date
Author: 0 Google Android O Features and Release Date

That's the question Google wants to help you answer with a new search feature in its mobile app for Android and its Chrome browser for Android. Google has apparently added a six second video previews to its mobile search results. However, some critics pointed out that previews will not be able to provide sufficient information about what the actual video would look like. Some people think that the videos will appear as a distraction on the search page, although it is not like it will ...

Electronics Volkswagen ID Buzz to go on-sale in 2022 as electric-only van
Author: 0 Volkswagen ID Buzz to go on-sale in 2022 as electric-only van

After refusing to confirm its previous confirmation that a new electric VW microbus would go into production, Volkswagen has re-confirmed that the microbus will indeed be going into production in 2022. VW's North American CEO, Hinrich J. Woebcken, said that the I.D. Buzz was "the ideal balance between emotion, usability and sustainability, while also showcasing our technological leadership".