Research

Nokia 8 Android 8.0 Oreo update starts rolling in Singapore

Nokia 8 Android 8.0 Oreo update starts rolling in Singapore

However, this will be a big update for the owners of Pixel 2 as it supports the phone's "Visual Core", an imaging chip Google included but wasn't ready to activate at the launch of the phone. Even so, in the end, the Android Oreo upgrade will reach all HTC U11 units in the US. This and other efficient features will also optimize the smartphone in a way that helps it in saving battery. Read More

Continue Reading »

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp launches worldwide on November 22

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp launches worldwide on November 22

Nintendo's next mobile game will be here just in time for the holidays. Last month, Nintendo revealed that Animal Crossing was heading to mobile devices , with a tentative release window of "late November". As usual for an Animal Crossing game, you'll be able to collect a seemingly endless amount of trinkets through activities like fishing, bug hunting, and food gathering. Read More

Continue Reading »

Dog owners have lower mortality, study finds

Dog owners have lower mortality, study finds

While the research was carried out in Sweden, Fall does believe it may also apply to other countries, including the USA, since popular breeds and people's attitudes toward dog care are similar. Their risk of heart attack was not reduced. Everything from registering a dog to visiting a hospital requires presentation of a unique identification number in Sweden, so the team from Uppsala University were able to access an anonymised set of data from national registries. Read More

Continue Reading »

Facebook wants Canadians to send them their nudes to combat revenge porn

There are actual human beings in this world who decide that the best course of action to spite their ex is to publically post a nude image of them on Facebook . Australia's eSafety Commission said Facebook doesn't store the image, it stores a link and uses artificial intelligence to sort out the pictures. Outside of the Facebook Messenger pilot project, anyone who thinks they have been a victim of revenge porn can report the photos through Facebook's dedicated reporting process , ... Read More

Continue Reading »

Apple plans to have augmented-reality headsets by 2020

Apple plans to have augmented-reality headsets by 2020

Apparently Apple's engineers don't even have a prototype good enough to use in their own testing, so for now, they're working with HTC Vives to tweak the rOS - or "reality operating system". The goal is to have a standalone headset ready to go by 2019, with a shipping date expected in 2020. Apple's AR headset faces a host of challenges, including the development of a custom chip, operating system and display, and dealing with limited battery life. Read More

Continue Reading »

Next iPad Will Match New Feature

The bad news , though, is that the upcoming iPad will not be equipped with an OLED display . Developers can also allow you to use Face ID to sign into their apps. Also Apple will abandon the "Home" button and thumbprint scanner built into it. But we don't want Apple to rest on its laurels, and we're keen to see what Sir Jony Ive's design team comes up with when the Apple Pencil 2 is unveiled. Read More

Continue Reading »

Apple delivers higher profit as iPhone X launches

Apple delivers higher profit as iPhone X launches

The company's revenues were up 12 percent compared to the year-ago quarter (see " Despite $9 Billion Profit, Apple Revenues Slump Again in Q4 2016 ", 25 October 2016). Apple has been flirting with a trillion-dollar valuation, and had a value of $868 billion at market close. It competes with a range of revamped Echo speakers from Amazon.com Inc. Read More

Continue Reading »

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti Goes Official: Available From 2 Nov Onwards

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti Goes Official: Available From 2 Nov Onwards

This GeForce GTX 1080 Ti graphics card - in its Founder's Edition release - has a suggested retail price of approximately $450 United States dollars. This means that only one SM is disabled out of the maximum 20 - this translates to just 128 CUDA Cores less than GeForce GTX 1080. Clock speeds are reported at 1607MHz base and 1683MHz boost, which is the same as the 1080 and 1070 respectively. Read More

Continue Reading »

Sensex Zooms 181 Points to 32614, Nifty Above 10000

Sensex Zooms 181 Points to 32614, Nifty Above 10000

The benchmark BSE index closed higher by 250.47 points or 0.78 per cent at 32,432.69. Indian equities ended higher on Monday. Hong Kong's Hang Seng, however, was down 0.16 per cent. According to official data released on Thursday, the IIP for August showed that factory output grew 4.3 per cent against the same month past year, and September's CPI inflation remained static at 3.28 per cent as compared to August. Read More

Continue Reading »

Southgate points to work in progress as FA's Glenn labels England 'brittle'

Southgate points to work in progress as FA's Glenn labels England 'brittle'

The Three Lions scraped past Slovenia thanks to a late Harry Kane goal, securing their spot at the World Cup in Russian Federation next summer. "That isn't their fault so we have to give them the belief and the backing to achieve". Gareth Southgate has succeeded in steering the team to next year's finals, but it remains to be seen if England's fortunes will change in Russian Federation. Read More

Continue Reading »

Check-in systems of some airlines at Changi Airport hit by technical glitch

Check-in systems of some airlines at Changi Airport hit by technical glitch

The problem is affecting Amadeus Altea software used by multiple airlines . So far, airlines affected include at least Air France, Southwest, China Air, Qantas, Korean Air, Lufthansa and British Airways, according to CNN Money. In a Facebook post, Changi Airport said the check-in process may take longer as manual boarding passes have to be issued. Airlines around the world are reportedly experiencing issues with their check-in services following a systems failure. Read More

Continue Reading »

Apple releases iPhone with new capabilities

Apple releases iPhone with new capabilities

One of the key selling points of the iPhone X is the Face ID system , which allows users to unlock the phone with a quick scan of their face. The iPhone X is very sleek and nice looking. The iPhone X is equipped with an OLED display that costs $80 per sheet. Along with the iPhone 8 , preorders for the new Watch 3 have also been made available in the listings starting September 22. Read More

Continue Reading »

Jaguar Debuts Future-Type Concept

Jaguar Debuts Future-Type Concept

The company hopes that every vehicle built after 2020 will either be fully electric or a hybrid that makes use of both an electric motor and a traditional petrol-powered engine. - British automaker Jaguar Land Rover is the next company to make a pledge to electrify everything. The technology will then span hybrid and plug-in hybrid technology, and finish with fully electric vehicles, like the production version of Jaguar's I-Pace concept - which will become Jaguar's first ever ... Read More

Continue Reading »

Apple's iPhone 8 event is happening on September 12th

Apple's iPhone 8 event is happening on September 12th

The two other iPhone 8 models will be less transformative upgrades, more akin to the "S" models that Apple has historically introduced one year after unveiling newly numbered iPhones . Apple iPhone 8 is rumoured to come with edge-to-edge OLED screen. Apple typically makes its new iPhone models available for sale several weeks after announcing them. Read More

Continue Reading »

Apple to test self-driving Palo Alto-Cupertino employee shuttle

Apple to test self-driving Palo Alto-Cupertino employee shuttle

Apple's Titan auto project (though many had dubbed it iCar) has been secretly putting the autonomus technology to the test for some years now , with suggestions late last year that it was being downscaled . Engineers not only tried to write a "CarOS" to control autonomous vehicles, but investigated details like motorized doors and interior that featured augmented-reality displays, but lacked steering wheels and pedals. Read More

Continue Reading »

Google Allo's Web Client Is Now Rolling Out for Android Users

Google Allo's Web Client Is Now Rolling Out for Android Users

As a user, you don't need to do anything on your end for the " Allo on web" option to show up in your Google Allo app . This feature now works only on select emojis.There's also a shortcut to access the Google Assistant . The web version is the same thing as you will see on your smartphone, which is cool because if your smartphone dies then you will still have the web version. Read More

Continue Reading »

Massive Perseid meteor shower lights up night sky

Massive Perseid meteor shower lights up night sky

Corp said smoke and a semi-full moon may make it more hard to clearly see the shooting stars, but should still be visible with less light pollution out at the beach. Tonight's the night of the annual Perseid meteor showers over Ireland - and like nearly every other year, there's cloud cover predicted. Although there are many meteorological events throughout the year, the Perseids is the most prolific. Read More

Continue Reading »

Doom 6.66 update brings free DLC and a multi-platform free weekend

Doom 6.66 update brings free DLC and a multi-platform free weekend

The update will also introduce a brand new multiplayer progression system that will replace the previous random unlock scheme with a system that unlocks equipment when hitting specific levels. Veteran players will have the option to reset their unlock progression and experience the new progression system fresh, or retain all of their existing guns, equipment, demons and customization options that they've acquired or purchased while unlocking some of the new items in the revised ... Read More

Continue Reading »

Crude Oil Drifts Lower Despite Inventories Draw

Crude Oil Drifts Lower Despite Inventories Draw

The dollar struggled against most of its primary trading partners, trading at $1.1477 against the euro and 113.62 against the yen, a 0.26 percent decline against the Japanese currency. OPEC members are having trouble keeping their promises. The Paris-based IEA said in its monthly report released on Thursday that rising consumption in Germany and the United States was helping boost oil demand but the world still faced a fuel glut . Read More

Continue Reading »

Eid al-Fitr celebration to kick off in Taipei on Sunday

Now, the Date of Eid-ul-Fitr is coming soon. They also eat a hearty breakfast before heading off to perform special congregational prayers known as Salat al-Eid ( Eid prayers). While in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan Ramadan did not begin until May 28 and therefore will for the Eid moon on Sunday night. EVERY year millions of Muslims around the United Kingdom and the world celebrate Eid . Read More

Continue Reading »