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Tech Happy Birthday Google: Search giant celebrates 20th birthday with a doodle
Author: 0 Happy Birthday Google: Search giant celebrates 20th birthday with a doodle

For example, under a new movie trailer in the feed you might find details about people starring in the movie. In a demonstration, a user searched for "DIY backyard vertical garden", which pulls up a variety of a backyard garden images . New feature Discover ("Discover") will provide recommendations to the user based on his interests. " Featured Videos " will show up in search to give users a more holistic view with more to discover .

Tech Google Search gets new features: Here is all you need to know
Author: 0 Google Search gets new features: Here is all you need to know

The Google "feed" - a stream of information cards about your interests that appears in some of Google's apps - is getting a revamp. The headers are clickable and will take you to additional information on the topic along with an option to start following that topic.

Tech Apple and Salesforce partner up for better CRM experiences
Author: 0 Apple and Salesforce partner up for better CRM experiences

The two companies made their joint announcement today , saying it was about enhancing the user experience through feature tweaks and developer empowerment. The company said it would also introduce its first mobile app for the web-based training platform Trailhead on iOS first, as well as collaborating on other business iOS apps.

Author: 0 Facebook Announces $399 Oculus Quest VR Headset

Now playing: Watch this: Star Wars: Vader Immortal VR experience hitting Oculus. It's fairly cheap too, starting at $399 for the 64GB model that comes with Oculus Quest and two Oculus Touch controllers. That means no wires, no computer connectivity, and no additional components required. That's not to say it isn't fun - but from cable management to proper camera placement, there's a lot of fiddling to get right.

Tech Samsung is working on a new line of smartphones
Author: 0 Samsung is working on a new line of smartphones

In addition, it is complemented by stereo speakers, which are tuned by AKG and have the ability to support Dolby Atmos immersive audio. It will be available on September 27 and 28 during a special preview sale on Flipkart , Samsung e-shop and at Samsung Opera House in Bengaluru.

Tech Microsoft 365 brings Windows Virtual Desktop to Azure cloud
Author: 0 Microsoft 365 brings Windows Virtual Desktop to Azure cloud

Microsoft announced the new measures at its Ignite 2018 conference, an annual gathering of technologists and business leaders, which opened Monday through September 28 in Orlando, Florida. The new Authenticator app offers new support for passwordless login for the hundreds of thousands of Azure AD connected apps, while Secure Score gives enterprises recommendations that typically reduce their chance of a breach up to thirtyfold, said the company.

Tech Roku's latest streaming players offer 4K at bargain-basement prices
Author: 0 Roku's latest streaming players offer 4K at bargain-basement prices

The new Roku Premiere + ($50) is also 4K HDR-compatible and uses the aging 802.11n Wi-Fi standard, but it has an RF remote that you can point anywhere. You'll be able to ask "Show me free sitcoms" or "free dramas", for example, and see all of the content available across the Roku platform that you don't have to pay for.

Tech Delta systems restored after technology issue grounded domestic flights
Author: 0 Delta systems restored after technology issue grounded domestic flights

Passengers are complaining on Delta's Twitter page, saying they can not sign in or access their boarding pass on the app. "Our computer tracking system is temporarily down", Delta told another customer. It was not immediately known how many people or flights were affected. Delta said the issues were limited to the United States and never impacted the safety of any of the flights.

Author: 0 Galaxy P30 could have Samsung’s first fingerprint on display

Then again, it put its first triple cameras on a Galaxy A phone. The newest phone in the company's Galaxy A series is a pretty important one as it is the first Samsung phone to bring a triple camera setup. In terms of optics, the triple rear camera setup of the Galaxy A7 (2018 ) bears a 24-megapixel autofocus sensor with f/1.7 aperture, an 8-megapixel ultra wide sensor with f/2.4 aperture, and a 5-megapixel depth sensor with fixed focus and f/2.2 aperture.

Tech Telltale Games suggests more 'The Walking Dead' episodes could arrive
Author: 0 Telltale Games suggests more 'The Walking Dead' episodes could arrive

Given that many Telltale folks have suddenly found themselves in need of a new job (and reportedly without severance pay) while living round a wildly expensive corner of the US, I can't imagine even the willing are able to hang around waiting for the possibility that maybe money will come through and they'll be needed - no matter how much they love the game (and lil' Clementine).

Tech Amazon unveils 70 new devices and features in surprise announcement
Author: 0 Amazon unveils 70 new devices and features in surprise announcement

Also, there's a Zigbee smart home hub integration using which users can say " Alexa discover my devices" phrase and the Plus will automatically discover and setup compatible lights and plugs, nearby. Echo Auto ($24.99) is a new way to add Alexa functionality to your vehicle. Amazon has improved Echo dot by redesigning it. Thankfully, Amazon has now added a way to build a proper Echo-based sound system, that won't actually sound half bad.

Tech Metro PCS gets a new name and two new unlimited plans
Author: 0 Metro PCS gets a new name and two new unlimited plans

In conjunction with the rebranding effort, T-Mobile's prepaid service will also refresh its pricing options to include Google One cloud storage services and an Amazon Prime account with its $60-per-month unlimited option. Metro, however, has grown significantly since it merged with T-Mobile, from 8.8 million customers in 2013 to 18 million today. Metro by T-Mobile retains its two traditional plans at $30 and $40 a month respectively, with additional lines costing $30 each.

Tech Samsung Galaxy A7 : A triple-sensor camera for the new smartphone
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy A7 : A triple-sensor camera for the new smartphone

This signifies a break in the usual Samsung tradition to release two variants of their usual Galaxy S flagship. Set to become the successor of the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) which was launched in the country past year in March, the smartphone features a full HD+ Super AMOLED display with three cameras on its rear panel.

Tech Alexa Makes Her Way into Your Car with the new Echo Auto
Author: 0 Alexa Makes Her Way into Your Car with the new Echo Auto

The amplifier and subwoofer also will bring stereo pairing capabilities that have thus far been absent from Echo gadgets. Amazon has built a global communication network via its Echo VOIP calls, but their network is still less than 100 million devices.

Tech Apple's new smartwatch can only monitor your heart in the US
Author: 0 Apple's new smartwatch can only monitor your heart in the US

What do you think about the Apple Watch Series 4 fall detection feature based on the above video? If someone wearing the latest version of the timepiece takes a particularly hard fall while wearing it, they will hear an alarm, feel a tap on the wrist and get to choose from one of three options: Contact Emergency Services, Dismiss the alarm because they fell but are okay, or Dismiss the alarm because they didn't fall.

Tech Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy Takes PS4 to Court in 2019
Author: 0 Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy Takes PS4 to Court in 2019

Capcom has announced Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy for release on the PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC via Steam. The game is also providing both English and Japanese language options for those who love that jazz. First appearing on the Game Boy Advance in 2001, the Ace Attorney series has produced multiple sequels. Ace Attorney 123 Phoenix Collection will release in early 2019 for PC, PS4, Xbox One and Switch.

Tech Deutsche Bank Raises Apple (AAPL) Price Target to $205.00
Author: 0 Deutsche Bank Raises Apple (AAPL) Price Target to $205.00

While the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are due for release on Friday, September 21, the bad news for would-be iPhone XR buyers is that the phone won't be out until October. Apple has slowly increased the average price of an iPhone since 2007, but with the $999 iPhone X release a year ago, it made a bigger leap than usual.

Tech OnePlus 6T Similar But Better
Author: 0 OnePlus 6T Similar But Better

Recently, the OnePlus 6 got Android Pie update, so the OnePlus 6T will come with Android 9.0 Pie operating system out-of-the-box. Whether the latest leaked images are accurate or not is something we will know for sure in three weeks from now when the OnePlus 6T is supposed to launch in India.

Tech Android Pie-Based Oxygen OS 9.0 Now Available For OnePlus 6
Author: 0 Android Pie-Based Oxygen OS 9.0 Now Available For OnePlus 6

The new Gaming Mode 3 .0 will show notifications for text messages as well as 3rd party calls. Google unveiled the Android Pie 9.0 at the Google I/O 2018 after which, Essential Phones and Google Pixel devices received the update the same day when Android Pie was launched.

Tech Destiny 2's New Breakthrough Mode Gets a Release Date, New Maps Detailed
Author: 0 Destiny 2's New Breakthrough Mode Gets a Release Date, New Maps Detailed

This PvP mode will be a the Weekly Featured Playlist for the first week and become part of the Competitive playlist on October 2, 2018. Players will fight for control of a central zone at the start of each Breakthrough round. When a team successfully hacks the enemy team's Vault , they win the round. If you are in the process of hacking the enemy team's Vault when time runs out, you will enter Sudden Death until you either hack the Vault , or the enemy removes all your progress.

Tech Looks Like Twitch Is Now Blocked In China
Author: 0 Looks Like Twitch Is Now Blocked In China

According to Hong Kong-based tech news site Abacus , Chinese fans were annoyed that state-run TV wasn't covering the event and turned to Twitch in droves. This has been coming, and now it has been confirmed-gaming service site Twitch has been official blocked in China. Unfortunately for Twitch, which is owned by Amazon , it will have to forge ahead without a presence in China, at least for now.

Tech Mercedes-AMG A 35 Revealed with 306hp
Author: 0 Mercedes-AMG A 35 Revealed with 306hp

It comes in underneath the A 45 super hatch. It's a 2.0-litre turbo four-cylinder based on the M260 unit, producing a neat 225kW and 400Nm. For the Project One, Mercedes-AMG has fitted a large air scoop above the cabin, along with two separate ducts to help cool the engine and gearbox.

Tech Google Pixel 3 XL live images leaked ahead of October 9 launch
Author: 0 Google Pixel 3 XL live images leaked ahead of October 9 launch

These leaks match previous leaks and show a substantially deep notch on the handset, a larger bottom chin, a single rear camera, and a small rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. Lastly, Google's plans for a wireless charging dock for the upcoming Pixel range have been tipped in a new leak. The industry's trusted tipster Evan Blass also jumped onto the scene with plain old press renders of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.

Tech Amazon Echo Auto gives almost any vehicle Alexa capability
Author: 0 Amazon Echo Auto gives almost any vehicle Alexa capability

The new Echo Dot is the third generation model of Amazon's smart speaker integrated with Alexa. Straight out of a Jetsons episode, this new Microwave comes with support for Alexa and as such, can "reheat your coffee" or help you prepare your midnight snack, all using voice commands.

Tech Amazon now has Echo Auto, an Alexa assistant for your vehicle
Author: 0 Amazon now has Echo Auto, an Alexa assistant for your vehicle

To give your existing Echo speaker a deeper range, Amazon announced Echo Sub . However, will there be a listening ear to this wall clock too?!?!? Enter Echo Auto , Amazon's big play to turn your dumb vehicle into a smart one. You can listen to your morning briefing on your way to work, your favorite music and podcasts via services that already work with Alexa . The idea here is that Amazon will show you information as opposed to mere telling you it, with news, weather, a ...

Tech Alibaba's Ma says 1m US jobs pledge thwarted by trade row
Author: 0 Alibaba's Ma says 1m US jobs pledge thwarted by trade row

Ma had said he wanted to enable one million small businesses and farmers in America access to sell goods to customers at Alibaba in China and throughout Asia. Tech tycoon Jack Ma has told investors to hunker down for a drawn out trade war between the U.S. and China that can last for upto 20 years. Even if Trump retires and the next president comes in, the conflict will continue, he said.

Tech New iPhones changing hands below official prices in China
Author: 0 New iPhones changing hands below official prices in China

Camera components from the iPhone XS and XS Max . At 8:30 a.m.in London, about 250 people were queuing to enter Apple's flagship store on Regent Street. " IPhone XR makes it possible for even more people to have the great experience of the latest iPhone X technology, in attractive new designs, at a more affordable price".

Tech Google and T-Mobile team up for better 911 caller location data
Author: 0 Google and T-Mobile team up for better 911 caller location data

ELS also helped emergency responders locate a non-English speaking 911 caller who couldn't relay her location, and even found a caller who had given the wrong address to the 911 operator. Google has already rolled out ELS support in 14 other countries, so it has a few real-life examples where it's helped. 911 operators have a problem locating the exact location of the callers when they use a cell phone .

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 .