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Tech Renault, Nissan, Mitsubishi And Google Partner To Develop New-gen Infotainment
Author: 0 Renault, Nissan, Mitsubishi And Google Partner To Develop New-gen Infotainment

Click the audio player above to hear the full story . Drivers will also have access to the artificial intelligence-powered Google Assistant , while they will be able to download applications from the Google Play Store . Google has been attempting to enter the auto entertainment space since more than a decade. Additionally, the system will be compatible with devices running other operating systems, such as Apple iOS, the alliance said in a statement .

Tech NatWest and RBS suffer online and mobile banking borkage
Author: 0 NatWest and RBS suffer online and mobile banking borkage

Meanwhile, HSBC is carrying out routine essential maintenance this Sunday which means its mobile banking app and online banking will be unavailable for personal customers for a period in the early hours of Sunday morning. "Sorry and thanks for your patience". The problem was initially thought to be a glitch affecting only NatWest customers, but it later emerged that there were issues across the RBS banking group.

Tech Google admits it lets hundreds of other companies access your Gmail inbox
Author: 0 Google admits it lets hundreds of other companies access your Gmail inbox

Marc Rotenberg, president of the Electronic Privacy Information Center, told the Journal there was "simply no way that Gmail users could imagine that their personal data would be transferred to third parties", and the revelation showed that the "privacy policy model is simply broken beyond fix".

Tech Galaxy A7 (2018): What storage options will be offered in different regions?
Author: 0 Galaxy A7 (2018): What storage options will be offered in different regions?

However, the fact is that this all-new Galaxy A7 (2018) comes with an unusual location in Samsung devices for the fingerprint reader until this year. Connectivity options on board include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v 5.0, USB Type-B, NFC (optional) 4G VoLTE and Global Positioning System, among others.

Tech Microsoft brings HoloLens to business with new mixed reality Dynamics 365 apps
Author: 0 Microsoft brings HoloLens to business with new mixed reality Dynamics 365 apps

This allows a field technician wearing the HoloLens headset to work collaboratively with a colleague viewing from elsewhere, who can superimpose guidance on the image so that it is visible to the engineer. Microsoft has since extended this Common Data Service to also bring in data from Office, LinkedIn, and third-party applications. "Then I think once you do that, then it naturally leads to the next use case and the next use case after that".

Tech Parents can now ask Google to lock their teenager's smartphone
Author: 0 Parents can now ask Google to lock their teenager's smartphone

Early previous year, Google tried its hands on job recruitment services by introducing Google Hire. With the update, however, there is a difference in how much a parent can control their teen's device. Today, Family Link is getting a rather interesting expansion, as Google says that parents will soon be able to use it to monitor their teens' devices as well.

Tech Official iPhone XS, XS Max, XR Battery and RAM Details Revealed
Author: 0 Official iPhone XS, XS Max, XR Battery and RAM Details Revealed

This is due to Apple adding extra watertight seals to attain IP68 dust and water resistance rating. Chinese regulatory filings which were submitted recently with the country's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, have revealed a number of key and previously-unknown details about Apple's latest iPhone XS and XR models, including numerical battery and RAM memory values.

Tech Here's what you'll pay in South Africa for Apple's new iPhone models
Author: 0 Here's what you'll pay in South Africa for Apple's new iPhone models

The information comes from Digitimes , a sometimes-accurate source of information on the supply side of consumer electronics. When you get that shiny new phone in the mail (or after waiting in the world's worst line at the Apple store), you won't be able to restore your info from an older iPhone running the beta version of iOS 12.1, since that technically isn't an option for the new devices, Reddit user Matuteg notes .

Tech China's E-tail Giant Alibaba's Cloud Services to Help Kenya Protect Wildlife
Author: 0 China's E-tail Giant Alibaba's Cloud Services to Help Kenya Protect Wildlife

Hangzhou: China's e-tailer giant Alibaba group is developing quantum chips (processors) to power a range of industries , including e-commerce, logistics, finance, materials and pharmaceuticals, a senior official said on Wednesday. "This commitment is based on friendly China-US cooperation and the rational and objective premise of bilateral trade", Ma told Xinhua . "We should work more in Africa, SEA (South East Asia), Europe", he said.

Author: 0 Nokia 5.1 Plus launching in India on September 24th as Flipkart

HMD Global announced the launch of its Nokia 5.1 Plus in India last month. India pricing of the Nokia 5.1 Plus will be revealed at 2pm IST on September 24 on the e-tailer's website. Under the hood, it has a MediaTek Helio P60 processor with a Mali-G72 MP3 GPU and 3GB RAM. Reports also suggest that the Nokia 7.1 Plus could come with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC, and 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.

Tech New iPad Confirmed for Fall Launch with Big Face ID Change
Author: 0 New iPad Confirmed for Fall Launch with Big Face ID Change

Apple released the first ever developer beta of iOS 12.1 this week and it was only a matter of time the public beta would see the light of day. Nonetheless, now it looks like Group FaceTime video calling will be released to the public as a part of iOS 12.1.

Tech Ubisoft announce Assassin's Creed Challenge in Sydney on October 5th and 6th
Author: 0 Ubisoft announce Assassin's Creed Challenge in Sydney on October 5th and 6th

Requiring only 120sq.ft to operate in, the VR Maze has a wide appeal for FECs and amusement parks as the digital content can easily be switched by clicking one button, making it possible to switch between three different experiences: Ubisoft's Virtual Rabbids: The Big Maze, a amusing and family-friendly experience, Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed: The Temple of Anubis, and Minotaur, which all appeal to different demographic audiences.

Tech TGS 2018: Dante Looks Badass in Latest Devil May Cry 5 Trailer
Author: 0 TGS 2018: Dante Looks Badass in Latest Devil May Cry 5 Trailer

Firstly, we get a better look at what Dante brings to the table, including his gorgeous red motorcycle that he can ride into battle. More is set to be revealed about V "in the coming months", but until then, you can check out the new Devil May Cry 5 trailer below for some action-packed Dante gameplay.

Tech Dead Rising Studio Capcom Vancouver Shuts Down
Author: 0 Dead Rising Studio Capcom Vancouver Shuts Down

This was done with the aim to review the allocation of development resources to support the creation of "world-class content". In February Capcom announced it had canceled at least two projects at the studios: an unannounced action-adventure title, and the next Dead Rising title.

Tech This is the Huawei Mate 20 video you've been waiting for
Author: 0 This is the Huawei Mate 20 video you've been waiting for

The headphones support Hi-Res Audio Protocol for bitrates up to 560 Kbps and manage three hours of battery life, though the case should provide up to 20 hours of charge alone. Basically, if you want a new wireless charging thing right now, you're going to need to go somewhere other than Apple - and Huawei wants to be that somewhere.

Tech A Modest Review of The Modest Nintendo Switch Online
Author: 0 A Modest Review of The Modest Nintendo Switch Online

Only months later, the release date was shuffled back to 2018 as Nintendo Of America boss Reggie Fils-Amie claimed the company needed more time to work on its online offering. You can then login with other consoles which can also download the digital games linked to that account but they must have a stable internet connection.

Tech Apple's new iPhones a slight notch above the X: Reviewers
Author: 0 Apple's new iPhones a slight notch above the X: Reviewers

Unlike most Android handset makers, Apple doesn't disclose precise details about the iPhone's battery or RAM. The company's 2018 lineup , specifically the iPhone XS and XS Max , delivers on that promise: They're the smartest, fastest, best iPhones we've seen to date.

Tech OnePlus 6T: First 'official' picture hinted cautious innovations
Author: 0 OnePlus 6T: First 'official' picture hinted cautious innovations

The company has also roped in Bollywood celebrity Amitabh Bachchan as the brand ambassador and in the short promotional video, we got a glimpse of the new phone's back panel. Despite costing nearly half as much as some of its premium rivals the OnePlus 6 packs a glorious 6.3-inch screen, dual-lens camera and fast charging battery.

Tech Samsung's Galaxy A7 sports company's first triple camera
Author: 0 Samsung's Galaxy A7 sports company's first triple camera

The device comes with a 24MP main sensor with f/1.7 aperture, 8MP secondary sensor with 120 degree ultra wide lens and a 5MP third sensor which is capable of capturing depth during portrait shots. See how Samsung's latest smartphone, the Galaxy Note 9 , compares to its stablemate, the Galaxy S9+, and two other premium Android devices, the OnePlus 6 and Huawei P20 Pro , spec by spec.

Tech Red Dead Online could make Rockstar's western a GTA V-size juggernaut
Author: 0 Red Dead Online could make Rockstar's western a GTA V-size juggernaut

But in a moment of expectations-setting, the announcement also warns that players who hop on immediately are likely to experience some growing pains. It'll use Red Dead Redemption 2 as the base and players will get to explore solo or with buddies. Needless to say, this isn't an entirely unexpected move, considering that a robust online experience can keep a game alive well past its prime .

Tech First Pixel 3 Press Renders Looks Official
Author: 0 First Pixel 3 Press Renders Looks Official

There is still the pronounced notch on the Pixel 3 XL's 6.2-inch display and the smaller 5.4-inch display on the Pixel 3 still looks a lot more appealing sans-notch. The colors are just the latest in a string of leaks about the Pixel 3. The Pixel 3 XL is seen to have a deep notch, which some users would consider ugly given the lack of symmetry in design.

Tech Robots will handle 52% of current work tasks by 2025: WEF study
Author: 0 Robots will handle 52% of current work tasks by 2025: WEF study

Still, the conventional wisdom among many business executives is that AI will also create new jobs. The report, released on September 17, forecasts that by 2025, half of all "work tasks" will be done by machines . The report said almost half of all companies expect their full-time workforces to shrink by 2022, while almost two in five expect to extend their workforce generally, and over one-quarter expect automation to create new roles in their enterprises.

Tech OnePlus is making a TV that can watch you back
Author: 0 OnePlus is making a TV that can watch you back

It was via the OnePlus forums that Pete Lau , OnePlus CEO, announced the intention to get into televisions, widening into a different product category. 'Something that seems as simple as displaying the photos from your mobile phone to a television is still hard to achieve. In this business, OnePlus might find it much harder to stand out.

Tech Ferrari says most of its cars will be hybrid by 2022
Author: 0 Ferrari says most of its cars will be hybrid by 2022

Ferrari just pulled the wraps off the limited-edition Monza SP1 and SP2 , and successfully reminded the world that it still knows how to make a jaw-dropping vehicle. The platform will support all-wheel drive, and Ferrari is moving towards powering its cars with electric power too and so hybrids are definitely on the cards.

Tech Google Maps iOS 12 CarPlay App Released
Author: 0 Google Maps iOS 12 CarPlay App Released

Google Maps is a hugely-popular application that can be used for navigation in addition to finding landmarks, restaurants and businesses. For example, you can't use Siri to control the navigation whilst you are driving and this could be an issue in countries such as the United Kingdom, where you are now legally unable to touch your phone whilst driving.

Tech Google Smart Display ‘Home Hub’ render and pricing surfaces
Author: 0 Google Smart Display ‘Home Hub’ render and pricing surfaces

And given that it's a Google Home device at heart, you'll have direct access to Google's growing smart home ecosystem and full access to the Google Assistant . Yet, the Home Mini and Echo Dot can do nearly everything the Homepod can do (and more if you have an Android smartphone). Voice commands will be supported, as expected.

Tech Sony Reveals The PlayStation Classic, Coming December
Author: 0 Sony Reveals The PlayStation Classic, Coming December

After the success of Nintendo's mini retro consoles, we have seen others attempt to follow in its footsteps. The Classic is a miniaturised version of the original PlayStation - 45 percent smaller on the sides to be exact, according to Sony .

Tech YouTube launches new gaming section and scraps YouTube Gaming app
Author: 0 YouTube launches new gaming section and scraps YouTube Gaming app

Instead, the feature set from YouTube Gaming will now be accessible through a new portal within the main YouTube website. At the same time, the company announced plans to discontinue its standalone YouTube Gaming app after three years. You can watch all the same content, and if you get bored with the fifty millionth Fortnite video, you can click over to your recommended daily dose of cute kitten videos from the same location and refresh yourself.

Tech IPhone XS, XS Max and XR battery capacity size revealed
Author: 0 IPhone XS, XS Max and XR battery capacity size revealed

Considering the variables as they pertain to Apple's iPhone XS , Kuo notes that demand for the 5.8-inch iPhone X-successor appears to be "lower than anticipated", citing how most variants of the entry-level flagship will deliver on launch day - with current iPhone XS pre-order estimates showing a 1-2 week delivery.

Author: 0 New iPhones are bigger in size and price tag

Apple iPhone XS Max review blog: Over the next few days, we will try and answer all your questions on the new Apple iPhone XS Max , thus reviewing the top features of the phone. This mid-range yet game-changing model however didn't factor into Kuo's launch weekend estimates, as it won't be available to order until sometime in October, Apple quoted.

Tech Twitter Is Switching Back to Chronological Timeline
Author: 0 Twitter Is Switching Back to Chronological Timeline

You'll see us test this in the coming weeks. The company's decision in 2016 to alter how tweets were presented on users' home pages came in for much criticism from those who wanted to see tweets in real-time. But first, some context: Twitter helps you see what's happening by showing the best Tweets for you based on your interactions.We've learned that when showing the best Tweets first, people find Twitter more relevant and useful.

Author: 0 Apple's Tim Cook explains why the new iPhone costs almost £1,500

The absence of a striking new feature left major tech blogs and newspapers lukewarm on the new XS range of Apple Inc's AAPL.O iPhones in the first batch of reviews on Tuesday, although most praised the improvements to a wide range of standard features.

Tech Apple's AirPower Might Be 'Doomed'
Author: 0 Apple's AirPower Might Be 'Doomed'

However, there has been no mention of the AirPower whatsoever. Apple executives took the stage to debut a new Apple Watch and three new iPhones that all carry iPhone X branding, just as the rumors we heard in the weeks leading up to the event suggested they would.