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Tech Samsung Announces LPDDR5 RAM for Future Phones
Author: 0 Samsung Announces LPDDR5 RAM for Future Phones

Samsung expects the high bandwidth of these chips to be leveraged for AI-powered applications and 5G-enabled phones. Samsung says the chip is the world's first 10-nanometer 8Gb LPDDR5 DRAM that it's 1.5 times as fast as the mobile LPDDR4X DRAM chips used in current flagship mobile devices.

Tech Redheads, Lobsters and Cupcakes: Apple Shows Off New Emoji
Author: 0 Redheads, Lobsters and Cupcakes: Apple Shows Off New Emoji

Alongside the human-focused emoji , Apple plans to drop new animals and food emoji including a parrot, a peacock, a lobster, a kangaroo, a moon cake, a mango, a cupcake, and a head of lettuce. Thirteen portrait photographs of Apple's company leaders were replaced with emoji versions on the tech giant's website to commemorate World Emoji Day.

Tech Uber launches 'Spotlight' feature to flag drivers
Author: 0 Uber launches 'Spotlight' feature to flag drivers

The idea was that you select a color in the app, and that color will light up an Uber logo inside the driver's auto - and your phone screen will display the same color, so you can hold it up to help your driver spot you. Your driver knows to look for a green light instead of a red light, streamlining the pickup process. If you set a ride up in the future, Uber now guarantees your ride will arrive at the specified time.

Tech Moto E5 Play with Android Go Edition, bigger display announced
Author: 0 Moto E5 Play with Android Go Edition, bigger display announced

With rumours surrounding Samsung's announcement of its first Android Go smartphone , Motorola has announced the new variant of Moto E5 Play that takes advantage of Google's optimised version of Android for budget handsets. Motorola said its new Moto E5 Play would be available this month in various countries in Europe and Latin America for €109. Both the cameras come accompanied by a LED flash.

Tech Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Multiplayer Beta Begins August
Author: 0 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Multiplayer Beta Begins August

Xbox One will have access from the 10 to the 13. As detailed by Activision , the Private Multiplayer Beta will offer six maps, two of which will be making their first appearance. In Control , teams alternate rounds between attacking and defending two static objectives. The current release date for " Call of Duty: Blacks Ops 4 " is October 12, 2018.

Tech Autonomous 1965 Ford Mustang to Run Hillclimb at Goodwood
Author: 0 Autonomous 1965 Ford Mustang to Run Hillclimb at Goodwood

Those sensors give the vehicle enough information to figure out its position on something like the competition hill and to detect drivable surfaces using deep neural networks. They had a hard time adapting the autonomous hardware to the car's traditional steering and suspension bits. On the outside, Siemens has wrapped the Mustang in a special silver wrap to celebrate the 25 anniversary of Goodwood .

Tech First Pokemon Funko Pop, Pikachu, Announced as Target Exclusive
Author: 0 First Pokemon Funko Pop, Pikachu, Announced as Target Exclusive

Likewise, Pokemon: Let's Go , Eevee will receive Bellsprout, Meowth and Vulpix. However, even if you only pick up one version, you will still be able to obtain the missing Pokemon by trading with a player who has the opposite version-although you'll need to have a Nintendo Switch Online subscription in order to trade with others online.

Tech Monster Hunter Animated Special Coming in 2019
Author: 0 Monster Hunter Animated Special Coming in 2019

Joshua Fine, a writer for Starz Ultimate Spider-Man series, is also attached to the project. " Monster Hunter: Legends of the Guild " will focus on an aspiring young monster hunter looking to make a name for himself. "We think die-hard fans will appreciate our dedication to the source material while those uninitiated to the series will still be treated to an epic adventure in a wholly unique world", said series producer Ryozo Tsujimoto.

Tech Aston Martin Puts V8 in Tiny Cygnet
Author: 0 Aston Martin Puts V8 in Tiny Cygnet

The interior is a curious mix of Cygnet and Vantage GT3, with Aston Martin suggesting the auto could "easily be used for competition". Aston's bespoke division has shoehorned a 4.7-liter naturally aspirated V8 into the engine bay of the city vehicle, with the result being a power-to-weight ratio of 313 bhp/tonne and a 50:50 weight distribution - the ideal ingredients for bonkers performance.

Tech Apple's new external GPU: Radeon Pro 580 with 8GB for $699
Author: 0 Apple's new external GPU: Radeon Pro 580 with 8GB for $699

The new MacBook Pro lineup features faster and more powerful Intel chips , with Apple now offering the models with up to 6-core configurations. The new Apple/Blackmagic external GPU mash up packs 2 x Thunderbolt 3 ports, 4 x USB 3.0 ports, and 1 x HDMI 2.0 port which means it doubles as a docking station, too.

Tech Oppo Find X Launched in India - Specs, Price, Comparison & More!
Author: 0 Oppo Find X Launched in India - Specs, Price, Comparison & More!

Oppo on Thursday launched its Find X smartphone in India. Whenever you run the camera app, the motorised slider opens and closes. The motorised slider system has been tested 3,00,000 times for durability. The unique feature of Oppo Find X is its motorized camera slider that pops in and out from the top of the phone when needed. The device with its design and 92.5% Screen-to-body ratio.

Tech New MacBook Pro now available in UAE
Author: 0 New MacBook Pro now available in UAE

The models offer up to 32GB of DDR4 memory along with up to 4TB of SSD storage. On the outside, the Blackmagic eGPU fits in with Apple's design aesthetic: it's extruded from a single piece of aluminum and uses a special cooling system that provides quiet operation (as low as 18dB).

Tech Adobe plans a full version of Photoshop for iPad in 2019
Author: 0 Adobe plans a full version of Photoshop for iPad in 2019

Adobe Creative Cloud honcho Scott Belsky confirmed to Gurman that work on a multi-platform revision of Photoshop was in progress, but he didn't confirm the timeline that Bloomberg's sources suggested. Adobe Photoshop is a widely used photo editing program created by Adobe Systems Inc . On desktops, the plan is to continue offering the legacy version alongside the newer cross-platform one when it launches.

Tech Chrome RAM usage up more than 10 percent with new Spectre fix
Author: 0 Chrome RAM usage up more than 10 percent with new Spectre fix

Reis' PhD dissertation of nearly decade ago was on the subject, and the Chrome team has been working on it for six years. Google claims to have enabled this safeguard for 99% of Chrome users on Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome OS. "Google invested many engineer-years in a feature that initially seemed hopelessly out of whack from cost/benefit POV [point-of-view]". Others chimed in as well.

Author: 0 Norfolk targets drivers with new mobile phone detection system

Inspector Jonathan Chapman from Norfolk Roads Policing unit said: "This scheme is a good example of how we can work with local authorities to make using a mobile phone whilst driving as socially unacceptable as drink or drug-driving". There is no facility to record specific number plates at this time, although this is likely to be a future development. "Using a phone at the wheel is one of the fatal four road offenses which can have devastating consequences if it causes a fatal or serious ...

Tech India approved strong net neutrality rules
Author: 0 India approved strong net neutrality rules

Net neutrality means service providers must treat all traffic equally, and not charge differently based on content. So now your Internet provider can not boost the speed of videos on several sites while slowing down video from other video streaming sites.

Tech Sprint downgrades unlimited plan, adds new premium 'Unlimited Plus' offering
Author: 0 Sprint downgrades unlimited plan, adds new premium 'Unlimited Plus' offering

The new lower-tier unlimited plan delivers less value than the current Sprint unlimited plan. Unlimited Basic costs the same as Unlimited Freedom at $60/month for one line, but even so, is an all-around worse deal. $50/mo for line 1, $30/mo for line 2 and $10/mo/line for lines 3 - 5. Sprint had been waiving the fees on the third, fourth and fifth lines of its Unlimited Freedom plan for a year, letting families of four get unlimited data for $100 a month for the next 12 months.

Author: 0 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 multiplayer and Blackout beta dates announced

An additional beta session will take place the following weekend for all platforms-PS4, Xbox One , and PC-although the PC test will only be accessible through the Battle.net service. Unfortunately, Blackout doesn't have a definitive start date or time, but, as stated by Treyarch, "As we get closer to September, we'll share more information about what you can expect from the Private Blackout Beta, first on PS4 - for now, we wanted you to know that it was on the way".

Author: 0 HTC’s blockchain-focused Exodus phone launching Q3 this year

Past few Years, we could see that HTC didn't do any good in their Smartphone game where none of their Phones did well in the Market and faced huge losses. A website dedicated to the HTC Exodus project has already been set up, but there isn't much info. The development process responsible for "the chief officer of decentralization" Phil Chen , who is known for his participation in the development of a virtual reality helmet HTC Vive.

Tech Tesla hits 200,000 cars, meaning a lower tax credit for EV buyers
Author: 0 Tesla hits 200,000 cars, meaning a lower tax credit for EV buyers

Despite this anti-selling, however, Model 3 reservations remained high, with Tesla most recently confirming that it still has a backlog of 420,000 orders for the electric vehicle. The Model 3, billed as a more affordable vehicle with a starting price of $35,000, is now delivered only in more expensive versions. Tesla has delivered 200,000 vehicles in the United States, exceeding the threshold above which federal tax credits for EVs start to phase out, a spokesperson for Tesla said on ...

Tech Microsoft takes on Slack with free version of Teams
Author: 0 Microsoft takes on Slack with free version of Teams

Originally, Slack was meant for team members to communicate, but it has expanded to become a more social platform as well. The free tier offers up to 300 seats and most of the functionality, with a few predictable little nudges toward the paid version - which is fine and dandy - nothing is truly free these days.

Tech Microsoft Windows Notepad update is app's first in years
Author: 0 Microsoft Windows Notepad update is app's first in years

If it goes smoothly, the update would be a positive move for the tech giant after a spate of - shall we say - less-than-smooth rollouts these past few months. Microsoft said that it also improved the PDF reader performance, which should open pages more quickly as you scroll through them, as well as as the PDF toolbar, which is now easier to use.

Tech IPhone Is Most Common 'Status Symbol' of Wealth
Author: 0 IPhone Is Most Common 'Status Symbol' of Wealth

According to the researchers, owning an iPhone gave them a 69.1 percent chance of correctly guessing that a person was in the high-income bracket, or top quartile, of his or her group, such as single adults or couples with dependents. The data is also a reminder of how much things have changed technologically over the years. Back then, the best brand to buy to portray wealth was Grey Poupon Dijon mustard.

Tech Fortnite Season 5 release date confirmed in new teaser
Author: 0 Fortnite Season 5 release date confirmed in new teaser

Fortnite is not as old as other online multiplayer games with millions of players, such as World of Warcraft , Counter-Strike, or World of Tanks , but it definitely managed to quickly gain a large following. But what does it all mean?! And while a new update was predicted to help with the transition to Season 5 , no such message has been shared by the development team yet.

Tech Leaked promo material reveals new Galaxy Note 9 S Pen
Author: 0 Leaked promo material reveals new Galaxy Note 9 S Pen

At. All. The biggest of these will relate to its rear camera and S-Pen. According to the media, the information comes from a Samsung employee who attended a pre-briefing for the device. The Polish market is tipped to receive the Galaxy Note 9 in three color options such as black, purple and blue. "The new super powerful Note" is the tagline on this promo material.

Tech Apple's new MacBook Pros pack Coffee Lake CPUs, up to 32GB RAM
Author: 0 Apple's new MacBook Pros pack Coffee Lake CPUs, up to 32GB RAM

However, the base model which starts at RM 7 ,499 is equipped with quad-core 8th Gen Intel Core i5 instead alongside 8GB LPDDR3-2133 RAM, and 256GB solid state drive. It also means that the MacBook Pro can support "Hey Siri" voice activation, rather than having to hit a shortcut key to summon the assistant. The aptly named miniature desktop computer Mac mini may get an update before the year ends.

Tech Wimbledon men’s final won’t move if England make the World Cup final
Author: 0 Wimbledon men’s final won’t move if England make the World Cup final

When asked if he was anxious about Sunday's World Cup final in Russian Federation clashing with the Wimbledon men's singles final, Roger Federer couldn't help but laugh. "Saturday [when England played in the quarter final] was a fantastic day at the championships". We'll see what happens if England beat Croatia tomorrow night in Moscow - one would suspect more pressure will be placed on Wimbledon to set their start time at 1pm rather than 2pm.

Tech Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 leaks with keyboard cover and stylus
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 leaks with keyboard cover and stylus

We already know what it will look like and also most of the specs . Users can thank a Samsung Experience update for the new feature. In terms of hardware, the Galaxy Tab S4 will apparently be running a Snapdragon 835 CPU, 4GB of RAM and 7,300mAh battery under the hood with speakers by AKG.

Tech OnePlus 6 Midnight Black 256GB storage variant to go on sale today
Author: 0 OnePlus 6 Midnight Black 256GB storage variant to go on sale today

OnePlus, in the past, sold the 256GB storage model of the OnePlus 6 in the form of OnePlus 6 Marvel Avengers Limited Edition . Today's also the day OnePlus will be restocking the Bullets Wireless earphones , which cost £69. OnePlus also announced benefits up to Rs. 25,000 will be available on flight and hotel bookings from ClearTrip. Apart from the new colour accent, the hardware is identical to the original OnePlus 6 .

Tech IOS 11.4.1 update improves Find My AirPods feature
Author: 0 IOS 11.4.1 update improves Find My AirPods feature

The device also needs to be in either DFU Mode or Recovery Mode . Of course, this only works if the device hadn't entered in USB Restricted Mode by the time the police obtained it. Prior to iOS 11.4.1, isolating the iPhone inside a Faraday bag and connecting it to a battery pack would be enough to safely transport it to the lab.

Tech IHOB was faking it - it’s back to pancakes for IHOP
Author: 0 IHOB was faking it - it’s back to pancakes for IHOP

A full stack is $5.79. In June, IHOP changed its name to IHOb to promote its burger line . "We'd never turn our back on pancakes (except for that time we faked it to promote our new burgers)", promotional materials posted to IHOP's social media accounts said.