Saturday June 24-th, 2017

YouTube introduces new VR video format VR180, soon bringing affordable VR cameras YouTube introduces new VR video format VR180, soon bringing affordable VR cameras

That might be a good thing given YouTube's recent heat map research that showed people spent 75 percent of their time within the front 90 degrees of a video. The Google-owned site made the official announcement of the new format ( VR180 ) at V...

OnePlus 5 launched in India, price starts at Rs 32999 OnePlus 5 launched in India, price starts at Rs 32999

How does it compare to the iPhone 7 Plus overall, not just price? Even before the official launch on OnePlus 5 , the smartphone took the internet by storm like its predecessors. The Galaxy S8 units available in India run on Samsung's Exynos ...

OnePlus 5 To Feature 3300 mAh battery OnePlus 5 To Feature 3300 mAh battery

Today we have seen a couple of leaks that have further confused the situation. The highly awaited OnePlus 5 made a surprise appearance via a TV ad. The company has tied up with DxO Mark to enhance camera experience on OnePlus 5 . The OneP...

Trump slams Qatar for funding terror as Tillerson urges calm Trump slams Qatar for funding terror as Tillerson urges calm

The Qatari ambassador to Washington , Meshal Hamad al-Thani, wrote on Twitter that a key pillar of Doha's foreign policy was mediation. On Monday, the tiny, oil- and gas-rich state was cut off and isolated by some of the Arab world's most powerful...

Jimmy Kimmel skewers Trump for Paris Accord decision

Andrew Cuomo chose to highlight his support for the Paris Agreement by lighting up the new Kosciuszko Bridge in green. "Today, President Trump announced his decision to pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Accords - making u...

Android founder reveals $699 'Essential' smartphone Android founder reveals $699 'Essential' smartphone

The Essential PH-1 takes forward the bezel-less trend with a display that touches the edges on three sides, wrapping around the front camera sensor. The magnetic connector could prove to be a simple, future-proof method of attaching extras without...

May to raise leaks of intelligence on Manchester attack with Trump - Guardian

On Wednesday Ramadan Abedi was arrested by militia in the Libyan capital Tripoli with another son, Hashim, who Libyan security forces said was "aware of all the details" of the attack. While in Manchester, Abedi's family stayed at several places....

'Sachin: A Billion Dreams' made tax-free in Maharashtra 'Sachin: A Billion Dreams' made tax-free in Maharashtra

Sachin - A Billion Dreams is a highly recommended movie. "It's the dumbing down that makes you sigh". But in a docu-feature that's meant to glorify the man that a country revered (perhaps, still does) there emerges another hero - Anjali Tendul...

Microsoft's new Surface Pen is now the fastest pen ever Microsoft's new Surface Pen is now the fastest pen ever

Reports from Windows Central floating around the web indicate that Microsoft could possibly use this event to announce some third party Cortana devices. But Microsoft is hoping its under-the-hood improvements will help it compete with newer lapt...

Whiteboard is Microsoft's new Windows 10 app for collaborative inking Whiteboard is Microsoft's new Windows 10 app for collaborative inking

This puts the device in the ideal writing and drawing angle, which you can do with the Surface Pen . It is also lighter than its predecessors, weighing in at just 1.69 pounds for the lightest models, in part due to a new fanless design available on ...

Google's Android Go phones might arrive in India by Diwali Google's Android Go phones might arrive in India by Diwali

But as far as Android has indeed come, its always had one major problem: fragmentation. As a result, problems like slow Internet and limited storage space make it hard for these users to access and use numerous apps and services offered by the Goo...

Destiny 2 is Everything the First Game Should Have Been Destiny 2 is Everything the First Game Should Have Been

During a reveal livestream , the companies confirmed that the shooting sequel would deliver more of what fans loved of the first game while also making some all-important quality of life improvements. The example given during the event was that if y...

Old Windows PCs can stop WannaCry ransomware with new Microsoft patch Old Windows PCs can stop WannaCry ransomware with new Microsoft patch

He added that the attack was a powerful reminder that information technology basics such as keeping computers current and patched were a high responsibility for everyone, and that it was something every organisation's top executive should support.

NSA Told Microsoft of Flaw Before Ransomware Attack NSA Told Microsoft of Flaw Before Ransomware Attack

The best course of action is to contact an IT or Cyber Security professional to assist you in analyzing and minimizing the attack. And as these devices connect to the Internet, they become vulnerable to ransomware and other computer threats.

TensorFlow Lite helps apps stay smaller and faster in Android O TensorFlow Lite helps apps stay smaller and faster in Android O

Turns out, Google is already making this feature available for some users. Twitter Lite, the latest high-profile entrant to the Progressive Web Apps bandwagon, boasts of data savings of up to 70% and faster page loads of under 5 seconds on 3G n...

EU, African, Caribbean, Pacific countries to push climate deal EU, African, Caribbean, Pacific countries to push climate deal

The European Union also called the agreement "irreversible and non-negotiable", with Miguel Arias Canete, European commissioner for climate action and energy, saying in a written statement that "we, developed and developing countries together, wi...

Google Photos Poses Some New Challenges for Instagram, Flickr, and Shutterfly Google Photos Poses Some New Challenges for Instagram, Flickr, and Shutterfly

This is a special feature that takes you back to a moment in the past, be it a special trip or any special occasion. But before you dive in, let's take a look at all of the new features Google Photos offers. You'll either find the new Suggested ...

Instagram copies Snapchat again, adds camera filters Instagram copies Snapchat again, adds camera filters

Allow us to fill you in on the gram-worthy new developments we've discovered. Here's how to use them. This feature was a clone of Snapchat's photo and video posts, which are shared by users and disappear after 24 hours. Instagram is also adding a fe...

HTC wants you to squeeze its U11 smartphone to take selfies HTC wants you to squeeze its U11 smartphone to take selfies

The phone will recognize short or long squeezes but, unfortunately, it does not differentiate different spots on the smartphone so it does not matter where you squeeze it, the action will be the same. HTC has finally delivered what customers have bee...

Celebrate mothers for all they do throughout the year Celebrate mothers for all they do throughout the year

In 1912 Anna Jarvis trademarked the phrases "Second Sunday in May" and " Mother's Day ", and created the Mother's Day International Association. Jarvis eventually resorted to an open campaign against Mother's Day profiteers, speaking out agai...

Tim Cook: Apple Watch Sales Doubled In the Last Quarter Tim Cook: Apple Watch Sales Doubled In the Last Quarter

The quarterly profits of Apple were $11 billion worldwide, up 4.9 per cent from the same period in 2016. The American tech giant said it had sold 50.7m iPhones in the three months to the end of April, 1 per cent below the same period previous y...

Amazon leads surging connected speakers market Amazon leads surging connected speakers market

Hopefully they up that design a bit and bring it into the modern age. Overall, 60.5 million Americans will use Siri, Cortana, or other virtual assistants at least once a month, the report says. Which is why Amazon is now hoping to do something ...

LG sees best first quarter for almost eight years LG sees best first quarter for almost eight years

The company on Thursday announced that its Q1 2017 operating profits were around $8.7 billion and total sales stood at $44.1 billion which is nearly 50 percent increase when compared to Q1 2016. It is scheduled to give more details including quarterl...

FCC votes to deregulate business data services, portending price hikes FCC votes to deregulate business data services, portending price hikes

The basic substance of this action was originally suggested by NRB and was initiated as a proposed rulemaking five years ago by former Chairman Julius Genachowski (D) with the concurrence of Commissioner Mignon Clyburn (D) and then-Commissioner Rob...

Facebook's vision of the future is horribly antisocial Facebook's vision of the future is horribly antisocial

Zuckerberg said: "Think about how numerous things that we have in our lives that actually don't need to be physical - they can be digital". This new product, announced at the company's Annual F8 developer conference , San Jose, CA, marks the f...

Pacers beat Hawks to clinch playoff spot

However, that has not stopped sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com from pegging them as the favorites on the odds to win the Eastern Conference for the third year in a row since LeBron James returned to Cleveland at -275 (bet $275 to win $100).

This Is 'A Low Point' In US-Russian Relations This Is 'A Low Point' In US-Russian Relations

Syria has denied it carried out a chemical-weapons attack, but USA and other Western leaders have said there was no doubt Assad's government was responsible for the attack that killed at least 70 people. Sergey Lavrov, Russia's foreign minister, sa...

BlackBerry KEYOne Smartphone: Is It Good for Business?

The TCL-produced smartphone, running Android 7.1, is the first under a new licensing strategy by BlackBerry . The KEYone was known as the BlackBerry "Mercury" at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, with limited information about the specs of the phone.

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