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Intel says its new processors will make browsing the web noticeably faster

Intel says its new processors will make browsing the web noticeably faster Notably, whereas the U-series chips being replaced by Intel's new processors - they're also based on Kaby Lake , and were launched last fall - only contain 2 CPU cores and support 4 simultaneous threads, the new chips each contain 4 cores and support 8 simultaneous threads. [Full Article...]

Xbox One X "Project Scorpio Edition" Possibly Leaked by German Retailers

Leave us your comments below, and keep in mind to check out the trailer for Crackdown 3 above. I can't wait to get my hands on it when it launches on November 7. In other news, it has been confirmed that Project Cars 2 will run at a solid 4K 60 fps on the Xbox One X but the resolution isn't yet decided for the PS4 Pro. [Full Article...]

This is the LG V30, and it looks stunning

This is the LG V30, and it looks stunning Blass' image shows a device that matches the one shown in HITRECORD's video, and offers a better look at its curved back and large, 6-inch, 2880x1440 display , which takes up nearly the entire front of the phone. The fingerprint sensor will therefore double up as the home button. If rumours are to be believed, the LG V30 might be around 700 United States dollars while the LG V30 Plus might b... [Full Article...]

Google adds Q&A feature to Maps on Android and Search

Google adds Q&A feature to Maps on Android and Search Tech company Google is reportedly working on a data-friendly version of its search app for mobile, which it will release in the near future. For travellers, the Search Lite is a boon because they will no longer have to worry about getting lost as it comes with a built-in translation feature so that you can easily translate words from your local tongue to anything those in the region would ... [Full Article...]

Google Drops Big Update On Productivity Tools

Google Drops Big Update On Productivity Tools Before cloud computing, Microsoft's Office products were the norm; however, with Google's introduction of Docs , Slides , and Sheets , the way we create, edit, and share documents has drastically changed. These templates allow you to customize and deploy tools specific to your organization's workflows. Name versions of a Doc , Sheet or Slide . Lastly, with regards to version control, yo... [Full Article...]

Google Pixel 2 has squeeze feature, same design as the original

Google Pixel 2 has squeeze feature, same design as the original The Pixel 2 screenshots (via Android Police) also showed the device was running Android 8.0.1 and featured the navigation bar found on first-generation Pixel . Screenshots accompanied with the filing showed the Pixel 2's squeezing functionality is called " Active Edge " and launches Google Assistant by default. [Full Article...]

Microsoft forced to damage control as Surface problems exposed

But that isn't the same as reliability, which is what Consumer Reports was originally surveying, Thurrott points out. Multiple senior Microsoft officials told me at the time that the issues were all Intel's fault, and that the microprocessor giant had delivered its buggiest-ever product in the "Skylake" generation chipsets. [Full Article...]

Snap shares tank further after reporting $443m loss

Snap shares tank further after reporting $443m loss In the second quarter, the struggling social network also reported lower-than-expected average revenue per user of $1.05. What's more, 4 million of those new users came from the USA and Canada, the market that's best monetized by Snapchat. [Full Article...]

Consumer Reports just un-recommended Microsoft's Surface range

Consumer Reports just un-recommended Microsoft's Surface range According to Engadget, devices purchased from 2014 to 2017 have been showing problems that include freezing, mysterious shutdowns, and unresponsive touch screens. Altogether, the reliability issues made Microsoft a statistical outlier compared with other brands. Worth noting here is that this is not the first case where Consumer Reports has pulled recommendations. [Full Article...]

Disney installs statue to honor toddler killed by alligator

Disney installs statue to honor toddler killed by alligator Now, nearly 14 months after the tragedy on June 14, 2016, the theme park is unveiling a statue to honor both Lane and the organization started in his name. The boy's sister, Emma, was in a playpen 20 to 30 yards from the shoreline. That's when an alligator snatched and drowned the toddler in a vicious, predatory attack. [Full Article...]

Microsoft's new payment plan makes Surface devices more affordable

Microsoft's new payment plan makes Surface devices more affordable Called Surface Plus and Surface Plus for Business , these are flexible financing options for Microsoft hardware that include other benefits besides low payments. The program also comes with device services and support through Microsoft's retail locations and a year of free in-store technical assistance. We're also excited to announce Surface Plus for Business . [Full Article...]

Is '13 Reasons Why' Helping Kids Kill Themselves?

Is '13 Reasons Why' Helping Kids Kill Themselves? Research , led by John Ayers, a professor in the San Diego University Graduate School of Public Health , found that suicide queries rose 19% above average following the show's release. Peter Chui, the deceased's uncle, told KTVU that the two-minute scene where the lead character, Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford), slit her wrists in the bathtub probably was the trigger for Priscilla to comm... [Full Article...]

Militants loot JK bank in South Kashmir

Militants loot JK bank in South Kashmir A footage captured by a CCTV camera installed in the bank revealed two armed men carried out the robbery. A police spokesman said that initial investigation indicated that militants of Hizbul Mujahideen were involved in the bank robbery. "Further investigations are going on", he added. There has been a spate in the bank robberies in the Valley after scrapping of old Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes by... [Full Article...]

Apple removes VPN services from the App Store in China

Apple removes VPN services from the App Store in China The move is in line with the Chinese government's effort to censor open Internet. The "Great Firewall of China" is the name given to the censorship technology that the government applies to restrict the websites that citizens can access. [Full Article...]

Rays acquire Lucas Duda from the Mets

Rays acquire Lucas Duda from the Mets Meanwhile, Duda makes a bittersweet exit from NY. Tampa's No. 30 prospect: Duda is a good hitter and can be unsafe because of enormous power, but the return for a one-dimensional power-hitting first baseman isn't what it used to be-especially with free agency looming. [Full Article...]

WhatsApp crosses billion users daily

WhatsApp crosses billion users daily Last year, the messaging app had released data suggesting that 1 billion people used WhatsApp monthly. For reference, WhatsApp had just 450 million monthly users and 350 million daily users in Febraury 2014 when it was acquired by Facebook . [Full Article...]

China will protect border with India 'at all costs'

China will protect border with India 'at all costs' India vehemently protested the construction, fearing it would allow China to cut India's access to its northeastern states. Although China does not want a war with India, it is not afraid if it has to when no other means is left to settle the problem, Ma said. [Full Article...]

Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos Beats Bill Gates

Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos Beats Bill Gates Since then, Amazon has made key investments including purchasing Whole Foods and expanding its role at the forefront of e-commerce with a record-breaking Amazon Prime Day earlier this month, where sales grew 60% from the same sale past year. [Full Article...]

Microsoft will save Microsoft Paint, making it a downloadable app

Microsoft will save Microsoft Paint, making it a downloadable app According to a report by The Guardian , the company is planning to remove the application after the introduction of Microsoft Paint 3D . Her next words were nearly sentimental, as she affirmed Paint's continuing existence: "If there's anything we learned, it's that after 32 years, MS Paint has a lot of fans". [Full Article...]

Charlie Gard's Parents Make Agonizing Decision to Turn Off Life Support

Charlie Gard's Parents Make Agonizing Decision to Turn Off Life Support Charlie was born with a rare genetic condition which causes progressive muscle weakness. After a five-month battle in the court to determine their son's treatment , Charlie's parents, Chris Gard and Connie Yates , ended their case. After Tuesday's hearing, the High Court would decide whether Charlie would be sent home with his parents. Bambino Gesu, the Vatican Hospital, held a press con... [Full Article...]