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by | January 10, 2018 | 05:14

LG is developing technology created to enable its appliances, televisions and other devices adapt to users and collaborate to handle tasks. Dubbed " smart displays ", the new devices will respond to voice commands to the Google Assistant and will pull up relevant information for you on the screen, similar to the Amazon Echo Show .

by | January 10, 2018 | 02:33

The probe, launched by France's consumer fraud watchdog agency DGCCRF Friday, is only the latest scrutiny Apple has faced after admitting last month it slows down older iPhones for battery-related reasons. "While these changes may go unnoticed, in some cases users may experience longer launch times for apps and other reductions in performance". The preliminary investigation could take months, and depending on its findings, could be handed to a judge for an even deeper investigation.

by | January 10, 2018 | 01:46

Expectations for the home product are running high, and its performance will shape how many more physical products we might expect to see from Facebook in the future. Facebook's been looking to compete with Amazon, Apple, and Google in the hardware space for years, but it's faced internal challenges. Facebook employees have internally referred to the video chat device with the codename "Aloha" but recently settled on the name Portal - an indication that product development has progressed ...

by | January 10, 2018 | 01:34

Nasa said Young died at home in Houston on Friday night following complications from pneumonia. "But, not content with that, his hands-on contributions continued long after the last of his six spaceflights - a world record at the time of his retirement from the cockpit".

by | January 10, 2018 | 01:34

The VR video content, powered by Intel TrueVR, will be available to users of Windows, Samsung and Google VR headsets, and for Android and iOS devices through the NBC Sports VR app. They also can fly through the VR Olympic world, tour Winter Games venues and visit different parts of the Korean peninsula, NBC Olympics said. Lizzy Yarnold and Great Britain's other skeleton athletes were on Tuesday night in danger of being stripped of all their public funding after the sport failed to commit to ...

by | January 09, 2018 | 22:32

This is a standalone VR headset, which means you don't need a phone or a computer to enjoy virtual reality on the headset. The Mirage Solo is a standalone Google Daydream headset, something that was initially teased at Google's I/O developer conference past year.

by | January 09, 2018 | 21:25

In the first of half of every month, Google releases latest Android distribution numbers which reveals details about the total share of different versions of Android in the market. The chart shows that Android 7.0 and 7.1 Nougat combined make up for 26.7 per cent of all active Android devices, which means it is now the second most used OS.

by | January 09, 2018 | 20:38

Some airbag inflators have become explosive, sending metal pieces flying through the cabin when deployed. Major vehicle manufacturers affected by the model year 2013 recalls include General Motors, Honda, Mercedes-Benz, Toyota, Subaru, and Tesla.

by | January 09, 2018 | 19:36

The researchers also observed other hormonal disruptions at 14 and 44 days of ibuprofen consumption, suggesting wide-ranging consequences of hypogonadism . A study of nearly 1,000 men tracked for seven years found nearly twice as many with testosterone deficiency - or hypogonadism - died as did those with normal levels.

by | January 09, 2018 | 19:11

As Dragon Ball FighterZ is approaching its release in a couple of weeks, Bandai Namco Entertainment still continues to release videos about it build hype for the fighting game. Dragon Ball FighterZ is set to be released on January 26 for the PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One platforms. Players also have the chance to practice their skills during the Open Beta next week on 14 and 15 January (times below).

by | January 09, 2018 | 18:53

One new feature is that you'll be able to see " Next Achievements " from within the Guide. Well, pretty soon that won't be a problem with the new " do not disturb " feature that's coming to Xbox One . Turning this feature on will allow people to use their Xbox and stay signed in online without having to worry about being annoyed by messages, party invites and other notifications that they just don't care about.

by | January 09, 2018 | 18:29

Consumer groups claim the practice is particularly prevalent in the electronics industry , which produces mountains of unrecyclable waste each year. Apple recently acknowledged it does indeed slow the performance of older iPhones, a practice it says it implements in order to prevent phones from randomly shutting down due to battery degradation.

by | January 09, 2018 | 18:28

If you have seen the iPhone X , or at least a photo or video of it, you'll find the Doogee V familiar. The phone has minimal bezels and rounded corners similar to the iPhone X. In the meantime, let us know in comments below what you think it could be given the video. That phone is the Samsung Galaxy S9 +. It isn't clear if the display is curved around the edges but the side and bottom profile looks like a typical Samsung flagship.

by | January 09, 2018 | 18:15

The total value was boosted by a 52% surge in the company's stock price previous year which also saw Mark Zuckerberg , Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Sheryl Sandberg , Chief Operating Officer (COO), selling $942.5m and $316m, respectively.

by | January 09, 2018 | 17:51

While Sennheiser is just now announcing the HD 820 headphones , there was a hint they were on the way when the company launched the HDV 820 headphone amp and digital-to-analog converter (DAC) earlier this year. While wired headphones are still available and more preferred by audiophiles who believe that Bluetooth/wireless degrades audio quality, given that we're seeing more smartphone OEMs ditch the 3.5mm headphone jack, we're not surprised to see more companies start to push out ...

by | January 09, 2018 | 17:09

The company has acknowledged the issue, and blamed it on AMD and its documentation : "Microsoft has reports of customers with some AMD devices getting into an unbootable state after installing recent Windows operating system security updates", Microsoft's post reads.

by | January 09, 2018 | 14:17

To reduce the risk of such vulnerability, Apple has finally issued an update which covers iOS, macOS and tvOS. For iPhones, the company has rolled out iOS 11 .2.2 update for iPhone 5s and later, iPad Air and later, and iPod touch 6th generation.

by | January 09, 2018 | 13:37

Just half a degree to a degree warmer than the pivotal point produces all females, and any hotter can be lethal for offspring, Dr Jensen said. The report stated the average global temperature is predicted to increase by 2.6 degrees by 2100 and as a result, many sea turtle populations may see high egg mortality rates and female-only hatchlings.

by | January 09, 2018 | 11:06

We believe it should be seamless... with a single touchpoint [the SmartThings app] for control". A key part of this, says Samsung, is 5G adoption and the electronics giant has already made investments in the area, completed a real-world test in Korea and partnered with Verizon in the US.

by | January 09, 2018 | 11:01

Apple began its switch to using Intel processors in some of its Mac devices back in 2006 or so. Apple has released new security updates for iPhones, iPads, and Macs to protect users from a computer chip vulnerability known as Spectre .

by | January 09, 2018 | 04:53

An overriding theme of CES this year is Amazon's Alexa versus the Google Assistant, but Panasonic isn't picking a side. The company's smartglasses will allow you to ask a question of Alexa and see the answer appear in your field of view.

by | January 09, 2018 | 04:51

Finally, the company has said in a statement to The Verge that the whole human-supervised project was an experiment from the beginning and that it now plans to relocate the personnel who worked at the back-end of M to other posts inside the company.

by | January 09, 2018 | 04:02

The Korean electronics giant said Monday it expects to record an operating profit of 15.1 trillion won ($14.1 billion) for the three-month period ended December 31, a 63 percent year-over-year increase. The operating profit estimate fell short of the market consensus of 471 billion won compiled by Yonhap Infomax, the financial arm of Yonhap News Agency, through a survey of 17 brokerage houses.

by | January 09, 2018 | 03:51

Google changed Silicon Valley with its free company bikes that help employees get across its giant corporate campus. But of late, more Gbikes are found at local schools, neighbourhood lawns, at the bottom of the town creek and on top of a sports pub than in Google's parking lot.

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:46

Neither company has ever confirmed that they were in talks. Samsung and Apple officials could be breathing a sigh of relief because people close to a specific amount of information have stated that Huawei is not going to be officially selling phones in the USA and when we say officially, we mean through the carrier AT&T.