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Rumor: Google Pixel XL 2 (Muskie) has been canceled Rumor: Google Pixel XL 2 (Muskie) has been canceled
- June 13, 2017

HTC and Google better use a magic wand when releasing the Pixel 2, or at least take inspiration from the latest concept. For quite a while, we've been hearing that Google is in the process of testing three different models for this year's Pixel phone lineup. (more...)
South Korea Is Interested In Co-Hosting The 2030 World Cup
- June 13, 2017

In recent months, tensions have been high over North Korea's nuclear weapon and missile development program and the Unites States' missile defence system being deployed in South Korea. The latest visit on Tuesday would be the fifth by Rodman to the secretive country. The proposal would be an incredible achievement if it were to come to fruition considering the two nations are still technically at war. (more...)
Alena Sharp tied for LPGA lead, despite calling penalty on herself Alena Sharp tied for LPGA lead, despite calling penalty on herself
- June 12, 2017

A year ago, she averaged 3.76 birdies per round and this year, it's 3.73. "I hit a lot of really great shots and the putts just didn't drop today", Henderson said. We nearly didn't see it. I was the orange frog, ” she said, pointing to an orange patch in her shirt. "Results are a little bit fleeting, but your own performance and your own improvements are the biggest things". (more...)
Honor 8 Pro to come to India soon Honor 8 Pro to come to India soon
- June 12, 2017

The dual camera setup is still here, and the Honor 9 is made out of metal and glass, just like its predecessor . Storage options are between 64GB and 128GB. In order to enhance the audio output, Huawei has opted for the AKM Hi-Fi audio chip. To augment the audio experience, Huawei has a dedicated new Histen audio processing technology. (more...)
IPhone users, get ready for Do Not Disturb - while driving
- June 11, 2017

However, there is this particular drag and drop feature showcased on the keynote on iPad, which will be coming to iPhone as well. Apple's senior vice president of software engineering, Craig Federighi, announced the feature at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif., on Monday. (more...)
Amazon Prime Video to come to Apple devices
- June 10, 2017

Ten years on from the launch of Apple's first iPhone, no announcements were made about the next release. It can play music from Apple Music, tell you the news, do unit conversions, send messages, schedule reminders, set timers, translate, check stocks, answer trivia questions, and tell you what the traffic is like. (more...)
Apple 'HomePod' speaker to take on Amazon, Google
- June 07, 2017

Yes, Amazon Prime Video will soon be accessible via the Apple TV , allowing Amazon Prime members to stream Amazon's lineup of original content such as The Man in the High Castle , Emmy-winning Transparent , and a lot more on their Apple-branded streaming box. (more...)
New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference
- June 06, 2017

Under the hood is a proprietary Apple A8 chip, the same processor powering the iPhone 6. HomePod, Apple Music, and Siri deliver the best music experience in the home that streams ad-free directly to HomePod. and it's remarkably Google-y. "Just like we did with portable music, we want to reinvent home music", Apple CEO Tim Cook said at the Worldwide Developers Conference , where HomePod was unveiled, becoming Apple's first new device since the release of the Apple Watch in 2015. (more...)
Ex-MMA fighter gets 36 years to life in kidnap, beating case Ex-MMA fighter gets 36 years to life in kidnap, beating case
- June 06, 2017

War Machine , also known as Jonathan Koppenhaver , was sentenced to life in prison Monday for kidnapping and sexual assault of ex-girlfriend Christy Mack . The jury acquitted him of three lesser counts - battery with intent to commit sexual assault, burglary with a weapon and sexually motivated coercion. (more...)
Siri speaker, iOS 11 likely to be unveiled Siri speaker, iOS 11 likely to be unveiled
- June 06, 2017

Apple is betting that customers will not use voice commands without an experience similar to speaking with a human, and so it is limiting what Siri can do in order to make sure it works well. CEO Tim Cook kicked off Apple's annual conference for software programmers on Monday. The digital assistant will work with a much wider selection of apps starting with iOS 11 , due out later this year, and has a new male voice option and icon. (more...)
Clinton quip on 'covfefe': It was a message to the Russians
- June 02, 2017

So I'm now the nominee of the Democratic Party. But her campaign ultimately saw measurable drops with female voters in the suburbs of Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, in particular, Clinton said. "I am hopeful, but I really think hope needs to be linked to a strategy for dealing with what we are facing", she told the audience. Mrs Clinton's online message was shared by more than 149,000 people with many hailing her for the "witty" response. (more...)
Intel Core-X Series Desktop CPUs Unveiled, Including New Core i9 Chips Intel Core-X Series Desktop CPUs Unveiled, Including New Core i9 Chips
- June 01, 2017

Turn to CRN.com for more coverage around Intel's new Core X platform. Stay tuned for more analysis here on ExtremeTech, including how these processors stack up against AMD's Ryzen lineup. The technology dubbed Turbo Boost Max 3.0 according to Intel ensures that each core is also able to achieve improved performance. United Kingdom pricing has yet to be confirmed, with Intel setting USA pricing for the 18-core Core i9 Extreme Edition at $1,999 (around £1,554 excluding taxes). (more...)
The Creator of Android has introduced its first smartphone The Creator of Android has introduced its first smartphone
- May 31, 2017

Now he needed the phone to go with it. When performing a corner drop test on solid concrete, the Essential Phone's titanium enclosure survived the fall without blemish, unlike the aluminum competitor devices. Note that you can find the full manifesto at the source link below, and note that some of the points are a bit murky. So, for instance, it'll be able to "notify you when you need to leave early to make an important meeting, or even if you're about to forget that special anniversary". (more...)
Google brings Assistant to iPhone in challenge to Apple's Siri Google brings Assistant to iPhone in challenge to Apple's Siri
- May 26, 2017

It will launch for more users but for now, only those who have the Google Assistant on their phones can get the update. The Android One did not get the reception as Google expected. This feature is not limited to videos, and it may be able to run games and other apps as well. Google will also let you share whole photo libraries with others. (more...)
Google Photos will keep your private photos hidden with new 'Archive' feature Google Photos will keep your private photos hidden with new 'Archive' feature
- May 26, 2017

Your archived photos will still appear in an Archive folder, in albums, and in search. Essentially, the archive feature is created to remove the clutter from your Photos stream or avoid a potentially embarrassing situation when letting someone scroll through your photos. (more...)
Slain Broadwater Co. sheriff's deputy identified; 2 arrested near Missoula Slain Broadwater Co. sheriff's deputy identified; 2 arrested near Missoula
- May 23, 2017

He was a husband and father of three children. A former deputy with the Clarendon County Sheriff's Office was killed in the line of duty at his new job in Montana, according to NBC affiliate NBC Montana. Deputy Mason Moore was involved in the pursuit along U.S. Highway 287 near Three Forks around 3 a.m. when the shooting occurred, according to The Bozeman Daily Chronicle . (more...)
Antarctica 'Greening' Due To Climate Change Antarctica 'Greening' Due To Climate Change
- May 20, 2017

Atmospheric CO2 levels have already risen to a level which the planet has not seen since the Pliocene, i.e. more than three million years old when Antarctic ice sheets were smaller and sea level was higher", - said the specialist in study of the ice Rob Deconto from the University of MA. (more...)
South Park - The Fractured But Whole trailer South Park - The Fractured But Whole trailer
- May 18, 2017

As for the game's pre-order bonus, superheroes will have everyone's favourite South Park character Towlie join them as a sidekick. The town needs new heroes to rise! Whereas the previous edition focused on the boys' wizard and elf-based playtime, TFBW focuses on Cartman's Avengers-like superhero franchise Coon & Friends. (more...)
Apple, Qualcomm spat intensifies, manufacturers drawn in Apple, Qualcomm spat intensifies, manufacturers drawn in
- May 18, 2017

Qualcomm , in its counterclaims to Apple's suit, accused Apple of unlawfully interfering with its agreements with contract manufacturers and of encouraging worldwide regulators to attack it. The company had already warned shareholders that earnings for the next quarter will be down by $500m thanks to Apple withholding royalties. Qualcomm was little changed at $55.89 at 12:45 p.m.in NY trading, while Apple dropped 2.2 percent to $152 as broader markets fell amid political turmoil ... (more...)
Daredevil Golden Gate Bridge video prompts security review Daredevil Golden Gate Bridge video prompts security review
- May 18, 2017

As if standing at the height of 746ft wasn't enough of a thrill, the daring duo chose to dangle their entire bodies over the edge of one of the bridge's towers, with only their fingertips stopping them from making the long fall to the ground below. (more...)