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Electronics Razer's Project Linda is a Razer Phone-powered 13-inch laptop hybrid
Author: 0 Razer's Project Linda is a Razer Phone-powered 13-inch laptop hybrid

It has a full chiclet keyboard , with some of the function keys being more suited for the Android interface, since it is actually a customized Android interface on a larger display here. Razer's Project Linda laptop seamlessly docks the Razer Phone inside its chassis where a touchpad would normally reside, and connects with the press of a button.

Author: 0 Vivo unveils first smartphone with in-display fingerprint scanner

Rumor mills were earlier speculating an under the screen fingerprint sensor for the iPhone X . As we all know the iPhone X got a Face ID feature and ditched the Fingerprint Sensor (TouchID) altogether. It has been designed for smartphones with infinity displays. The only difference I experienced was that the Vivo handset was slower - both to learn the contours of my fingerprint and to unlock once I put my thumb on the on-screen fingerprint prompt - but not so much as to be problematic.

Electronics Lenovo Brings HDR, Amazon Alexa to Premium ThinkPads
Author: 0 Lenovo Brings HDR, Amazon Alexa to Premium ThinkPads

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga features the same set of internals as found inside its robust and costlier brother, the X1 Carbon . The ThinkPad X1 Yoga is also slightly heavier at 3.08 pounds, but still retains the 15-hour battery life rating.

Electronics Syrian Military Sites Reportedly Under Attack by Israeli Missiles
Author: 0 Syrian Military Sites Reportedly Under Attack by Israeli Missiles

The army said that it "hit" an Israeli aircraft and intercepted some rockets fired from Israeli territory. Israeli authorities have not commented on the reports. Israel renewed attacks at 4:15 a.m.by firing another four missiles from inside Israel, one of them destroyed by the air defenses while the rest landed near a military position in Syria, causing property losses.

Electronics Always-connected PCs debut at CES 2018
Author: 0 Always-connected PCs debut at CES 2018

Like the HP Spectre, Envy x2 will use HP Fast Charge technology and is able to send a 90% charge to the device in 90 minutes. The 4K 15.6-inch monitor is intriguing, but that's something last year's model also offered. Pricing and availability: HP ENVY x2 will be available Spring 2018. This is a PC built with Alexa in mind. "Designed for CG artists, 3D designers, game developers and digital fine artists, the HP Z 3D Camera extends the Sprout Pro G2 experience to an accessory that ...

Electronics Use your Apple Watch to control select Whirlpool appliances
Author: 0 Use your Apple Watch to control select Whirlpool appliances

If you have random stuff in the fridge, you'll also be able to use Yummly to take a photo of the ingredients to have the app recommend recipes based on what you've got. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news. [1] Not all frozen foods included; WiFi & App required. [3] Appliance must be set to remote enable.

Electronics Toymaker VTech pays $650000 to settle complaint related to 2015 hack
Author: 0 Toymaker VTech pays $650000 to settle complaint related to 2015 hack

As of November 2015, around three million U.S. children were registered with Learning Lodge and 630,000 with Kid Connect, while 130,000 kids had Planet VTech accounts set up, the FTC revealed. Info was also collected from children when they played Kid Connect. Close to 130,000 children's profiles were created on Planet VTech accounts. "Parents have a right to know and a right to choose how their children's personal data is collected", Katie McInnis, technology policy counsel for Consumers ...

Electronics Link Expands Covr Family of Whole Home Wi-Fi Systems
Author: 0 Link Expands Covr Family of Whole Home Wi-Fi Systems

It's also not actually quite finished, with the Wi-Fi Alliance not actually planning on product certification for the new standard until next year. This router from D-Link has dual-band 802.11ac performance, so you're getting the fastest speeds available here, and there is also MU-MIMO technology included so that even on crowded networks, it should still run easily.

Electronics BlackBerry Motion hits the U.S. as Keyone get a Bronze Edition
Author: 0 BlackBerry Motion hits the U.S. as Keyone get a Bronze Edition

It will be available for sale online via Amazon and Best Buy for $449.99 a pop. Finally, Blackberry Motion is making its way to the United States, as it is going to be made available in the market from January 12. processing is provided by a a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM, there is also 32GB of included storage. Well this week at CES 2018, TCL announced the keyboard-less smartphone is coming to the US.

Electronics The PS4 Sold 5.9 Million Units During the Holidays
Author: 0 The PS4 Sold 5.9 Million Units During the Holidays

Once the system's first year anniversary rolls around on March 3, we should have a better idea of exactly what it sold, as Nintendo will no doubt have those numbers compiled, leading into its next sales season for the system. Nintendo recently touted the Switch as the fastest-selling game console ever in the U.S. Microsoft is slated give more details on Xbox One sales during its upcoming earnings call.

Electronics Assassin's Creed Origins 'The Hidden Ones' Expansion Coming Soon
Author: 0 Assassin's Creed Origins 'The Hidden Ones' Expansion Coming Soon

This piece of content will include a new, "vast" story, and a level cap increase from 40 to 45. More Trial of the Gods events await players as well. Also sometime in January all players will be able to pick up the two weapons unlocked as a result of Assassin's Creed Origins community challenges - Harlequin and Chop-chop - using Ubisoft Play points.

Electronics Patch Notes released, FPP Solo mode and more after Server maintenance
Author: 0 Patch Notes released, FPP Solo mode and more after Server maintenance

As the name suggests, when playing this mode, players are limited to a first-person view, which hugely changes up the dynamic of gameplay . The biggest new addition to the game is undeniably the new First Person Perspective (FPP) mode, however, it appears as though this is only available on EU, NA & OCE servers for the time being.

Electronics Investors Push Apple on Children's iPhone Addiction
Author: 0 Investors Push Apple on Children's iPhone Addiction

Apple's iOS already offers limited parental controls, including restrictions on apps, use of features such as location sharing and access to certain kinds of content. Although 1 group represents California educators "who care deeply about the health and welfare of the children in their classrooms", the pair say their letter should be interpreted as any shareholder recommendation would.

Electronics Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime Goes Official, Coming Soon to India via Amazon
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime Goes Official, Coming Soon to India via Amazon

It's said to have a metal unibody design that's just 8mm thickness, a 5.5-inch Full HD display, and a starting price around Rs. 15,000 (about $236). And that appears to be happening with the next Samsung phone, as the company announces that its next processor is in production, an eight-core CPU Samsung is calling the Exynos 9810.

Electronics Nissan to Show Brain-Monitoring Driving Tech
Author: 0 Nissan to Show Brain-Monitoring Driving Tech

Other reports indicated that the brain-scanning is achieved by making the driver wear an electrode-laden skullcap. This breakthrough from Nissan is the result of research into using brain decoding technology to predict a driver's actions and detect discomfort.

Electronics Asus is Bringing its New ZenFone Max Plus to North America
Author: 0 Asus is Bringing its New ZenFone Max Plus to North America

Display-wise, the phone has 5.7” panel with 18:9 ratio and a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels. Weight rests at 160 grams, while the handset boasts a total screen-to-body-ratio of 79.8 per cent. Of course, a gargantuan 4130mAh battery headlines this "class-leading feature set", promising up to 26 days standby stamina, 26 hours of continuous 3G talk time, 21 hours of Wi-Fi web browsing, or up to 13 hours of endurance in video playback.

Electronics Xiaomi VR headset for China could help nail Facebook's goal
Author: 0 Xiaomi VR headset for China could help nail Facebook's goal

Both headsets will be built on Qualcomm's Snapdragon mobile VR platform and will be powered by Snapdragon 821 SoC. That includes the upcoming Oculus Go standalone VR headset coming from Facebook's Oculus division in 2018. The announcement was missing a few key details - most notably, when the headset will actually be available, and for how much. The latest Xiaomi deal is partly the handiwork of Hugo Barra, the former Xiaomi executive who joined Facebook a year ago to oversee the ...

Electronics Alexa enabled AR smartglasses will be unveiled at CES this coming week
Author: 0 Alexa enabled AR smartglasses will be unveiled at CES this coming week

Although the Alexa app is nearly certainly installed on the mobile of most Echo owners, who would want to fire up the Alexa app when they could just say "Ok Google " on Androids or "Hey Siri" on Apple devices? The new Alexa Mobile Accessory Kit can be incorporated into devices like headphones, smart watches, fitness trackers and more.

Electronics Remember That Spielberg Halo TV Series? Apparently It's Still Happening
Author: 0 Remember That Spielberg Halo TV Series? Apparently It's Still Happening

Unfortunately, that's pretty much all we know at this point. At this weekend's Television Critics Association winter press tour, Showtime President and CEO David Nevins confirmed that it's still on the way. Nevins wouldn't go on to say anything further, though he did claim that he has seen scripts. TV Guide followed up with another Showtime executive, Gary Levine, about the the series' prospects as well.

Electronics Monster Hunter World Full Game Download Size Requirement Is Surprisingly Decent
Author: 0 Monster Hunter World Full Game Download Size Requirement Is Surprisingly Decent

From heavy weapons to more precise implements of destruction, World's arsenal looks to take advantage of the game's enhanced engine with by introducing several new ways to take down the game's big foes. With the game getting an day January 26 release for PS4 and Xbox One, we've now got word that a PC version is also in the works. These new Elder Dragons were also unveiled in a special Elder Dragons trailer that the developers of the game released recently.

Electronics Status Orange cold weather alert issued for Donegal
Author: 0 Status Orange cold weather alert issued for Donegal

The warning is in effect from 9pm this evening until 10am tomorrow morning, so it looks like commuting to work will be a chilly experience. "Expect ice on roads in these areas overnight". While today is mostly dry with some sunny spells, temperatures are set to plummet below zero tonight. Frost will clear, with a bright start and sunshine.

Author: 0 Windows 10 Mobile Build 15063.850 fixes Meltdown and Spectre flaws

This risk has seemingly yet to be exploited; there was no evidence that either vulnerability has led to a security issue being enacted. " Google Cloud is architected in a manner that enables us to update the environment while providing operational continuity for our customers", wrote Google executives in a January 5 blog post .

Electronics AMD slashes the MSRP of its Ryzen and Threadripper CPUs
Author: 0 AMD slashes the MSRP of its Ryzen and Threadripper CPUs

The Advanced Micro Devices is looking to start the year with a strong foot forward in the consumer electronics market; the tech giant is looking to announce the continuation of their highly regarded Ryzen and Vega line up this year. Many of these will be implemented in the second generation of Ryzen chips , which AMD is calling Ryzen Desktop 2000. Targeted at business laptops and "commercial ultra-thin" models as well as workstations, AMD has three new processors which come with ...

Author: 0 IOS and macOS updates available now address Spectre vulnerabilities

Analysis of these techniques revealed that while they are extremely hard to exploit, even by an app running locally on a Mac or iOS device, they can be potentially exploited in JavaScript running in a web browser. Apple will release an update for Safari on macOS and iOS in the coming days to mitigate these exploit techniques. Apple released macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 , iOS 11.2.2 , and Safari 11.0.2, all which include mitigations for Spectre.

Author: 0 Amazon Alexa is coming to Windows 10 PCs this year

At home or on the go, with Alexa, users can perform thousands of tasks using intuitive and natural voice commands, including managing calendars and to-do lists, listening to music and audiobooks, controlling smart home devices and much more.

Electronics Google Pay Unifies Android Pay And Google Wallet
Author: 0 Google Pay Unifies Android Pay And Google Wallet

As of now, the existing users of Android Pay and Google Wallet will only see a change in logo. Apart from Google Pay , the company also had the UPI-based payment service called Tez . If you've ever paid for groceries with Android Pay, used Chrome to automatically fill in your payment info, or purchased an app on Google Play, then you've already experienced some of the ways Google helps you pay for things online and in stores.

Electronics GoPro slashing jobs after Hero6 camera flops
Author: 0 GoPro slashing jobs after Hero6 camera flops

The company said its Karma drone , which cost about $800 without a camera or about $1,100 with a camera, was the second largest seller in its price range. To add to these problems, GoPro says that there's now "a hostile regulatory environment" both at home in the USA and overseas in Europe. HERO6 Black camera sales were about on target, the company said.

Electronics LG to debut portable 4K UHD projector at CES
Author: 0 LG to debut portable 4K UHD projector at CES

LG has also failed to disclose the price and release date of the projector itself - a common trick at CES, where mouthwatering gadgets are revealed weeks or even months before they are priced and given a shipping date. The newly launched LG 4K UHD HU80KA Projector provides an ability to deliver 2500 lumens of brightness, which make it the brightest projector available on the market.

Electronics Sony Xperia XA2, Xperia XA2 Ultra, and Xperia L2 smartphones announced
Author: 0 Sony Xperia XA2, Xperia XA2 Ultra, and Xperia L2 smartphones announced

All three phones are expected to be announced at CES next week. The Xperia XA2 Ultra and Xperia XA2 are mid-range smartphones and will be powered by Android Oreo 8.0. What's more, though the Xperia XA1 has a 5.0-inch, 720×1280 screen, the 5.2-inch XA2 device seems to have a similar full HD , 1080×1920 resolution as the bigger 6.0-inch XA2 Ultra device.

Author: 0 How to protect devices from Spectre and Meltdown chip flaws

Apple users, who may historically have had a reason to feel more secure than others, are all also in the same boat now as Spectre affects almost all computer chips while Meltdown affects only Intel Corp chips. Microsoft said in a statement Thursday that it is not aware of any of these vulnerabilities being used against its customers. " Apple added protection for Meltdown in the macOS update that was released on December 6", it said in an overview of the problems.

Electronics Burnout Paradise HD Remaster spotted, out in March in Japan
Author: 0 Burnout Paradise HD Remaster spotted, out in March in Japan

UPDATE: It has now been confirmed that Burnout Paradise , or Burnout Paradise HD Remaster as it will be known, will be released for PlayStation 4 in Japan on March 16th. It all started with a Brazilian retailer listing the game for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in mid-December. It's easy to imagine EA might be eying up Burnout as a replacement, and would want to try and test the water first with a remaster.

Electronics Samsung Has QLED TVs With AI For 8K Because Of Course
Author: 0 Samsung Has QLED TVs With AI For 8K Because Of Course

MicroLED has properties that challenge the OLED technology. That said, although the model Samsung showed off at its First Look CES event measured 146 inches, the Wall isn't pinned to that number. The tech will be launched internationally, starting with Korea and the USA during the second half of 2018 - then Australia, we assume, but we'll keep you updated.

Author: 0 Apple says Meltdown and Spectre flaws affect all Mac and iOS devices

Technology companies are working to protect their customers after researchers revealed that major security flaws affecting almost every modern computer processor could allow hackers to steal stored data - including passwords and other sensitive information - on desktops, laptops, mobile phones and cloud networks around the globe.

Electronics Tokyo Giant Tuna Auction Draws $632K Bid
Author: 0 Tokyo Giant Tuna Auction Draws $632K Bid

A bluefin tuna, with a weight of 405 kg, was sold for about 36,500,000 yen (about 320,000 USA dollar) in the year-opener auction. The winning bid Thursday for the prized but imperiled species was the second highest ever after a record 155.4 million yen bid in 2013 at the annual New Year auction.

Author: 0 Intel Corp (INTC) Shareholder Ashmore Wealth Management LLC Has Decreased Holding

The stock increased 0.13% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $22.64. In the last three months, insiders sold 1,487,054 shares of company stock worth $65,800,132. The rating was maintained by Roth Capital with "Buy" on Monday, September 19. The stock of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, February 10 by Canaccord Genuity.

Author: 0 Nintendo Will Unbundle Neon Pink and Green Joy-Cons

There's no indication as to whether Nintendo will sell the individual Neon Pink and Neon Green colors, which normally sell for $49.99. Nintendo of America announced on Twitter that the company will be selling Neon Pink and Neon Green Joy-Con controllers in the United States later in January 2018.

Author: 0 Switch is the Fastest Selling Console in US History

Amazingly, in the time since Switch launched in March of 2017, the system is sitting at 4.8 million units sold and climbing. The previous record was held by the Wii, which sold 4 million units in 10 months. It's nice to know that a fourth Metroid Prime will come to the console eventually, but 2018 sounds a lot better than 2019. We expect new games in the Fire Emblem and Yoshi series as well as Kirby Star Allies , as well as ports of the original two Bayonetta games.

Author: 0 Apple: Mac and iPhone both affected by big chip vulnerability

To further protect your devices, it's best to only download software from places you trust. Statements from Intel , AMD and ARM have commented on Meltdown and Spectre and the patches and mitigations available. But it's still working on other fixes that users should look out for. Soon after the chip flaws were disclosed on Wednesday, Google and Microsoft told users which of their products were affected.

Electronics Apple now facing at least 26 lawsuits for undisclosed iPhone throttling
Author: 0 Apple now facing at least 26 lawsuits for undisclosed iPhone throttling

The move comes after Apple received major backlash from customers after it admitted that it intentionally slowed down older iPhones with weakening batteries to prevent them from unexpectedly turning off. But this is where it gets tricky for Apple . In Korea, Apple is cutting the battery replacement cost from 100,000 won to 34,000 won through this year.

Electronics We're not going to ban Donald Trump
Author: 0 We're not going to ban Donald Trump

Protesters in San Francisco beamed the phrase " @jack is #complicit "-a reference to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey-onto the walls of the company's headquarters. Those rules prohibit " specific threats of violence ", which the company defines as "explicit statements of one's intent to kill or inflict serious physical harm against another person".

Electronics Sensex ends at life-time-high of 34153.85 pts on sustained buying
Author: 0 Sensex ends at life-time-high of 34153.85 pts on sustained buying

Turnover in the cash segment rose to Rs 38,342.91 crore from Rs 36,892.63 crore as on Thursday. Key indices on Friday touched new heights over positive global cues. The markets gained steam during the last hour of trade. During the first week of 2018, the Sensex notched up a rise of 97.02 points, or 0.28 per cent.

Electronics When Will the Storm Hit, And How Much Snow Will You Get?
Author: 0 When Will the Storm Hit, And How Much Snow Will You Get?

Forecasters are calling for up to 10 inches (25 centimeters) of snow, and with 50-mph (80-kph) wind gusts, whiteout conditions are possible. "New York is no stranger to severe winter weather and this time we are facing two systems at once", Cuomo said in a statement .

Electronics Hidden Malware in Uber App Caught Harvesting User Passwords
Author: 0 Hidden Malware in Uber App Caught Harvesting User Passwords

When the user enters the information, it isn't actually providing it to Uber; the malware is using the fake interface to steal the login information from the victim. Thankfully, the errant software can not be found on the Play Store and therefore unless you're downloading apps from other sources, which is often not a good idea, you should be safe.