• AMD Expands Lineup of Mobile Ryzen, Vega Chips

    AMD Expands Lineup of Mobile Ryzen, Vega Chips

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    Both 14nm and 12nm Ryzen parts will continue to be manufactured for now, and there will also be 2nd generation Threadripper parts that use the Zen + architecture. For the enthusiast there are two new Ryzen 3's out, the 2300U and 2200U. AMD's CES Tech Day was more of a roadmap day with lots of upcoming goodies laid out.
  • Huawei's Honor 7X and View 10 are coming to the US

    Huawei's Honor 7X and View 10 are coming to the US

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    The Chinese phone maker pegs Artificial Intelligence (AI) as the phone's USP. To meet that goal, Honor is picking its spots in the US, emphasizing product lines like the View 10 (as opposed to the Honor 9 ) as well its Honor X lineup. The device runs EMUI 8, which is based on Android 8.0 Oreo. There's a 13MP front camera with bokeh mode. Providing juice to the phone is a 3,750 mAh battery which supports QuickCharge technology.
  • Apple release iOS 11.2.2 update to address Spectre

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    The company previously patched the Meltdown flaw (CVE-2017-5753) in December 2017 with the release of iOS 11.2, macOS 10.13.2, and tvOS 11.2. iOS 11.2.2 for iPhone and iPad contains security fixes that aren't fully fleshed out, but Apple does say that they affect Safari and Webkit to "mitigate the effects of Spectre".
  • Google Engineer Fired Over Memo Slamming Diversity Sues For Reverse Discrimination

    Google Engineer Fired Over Memo Slamming Diversity Sues For Reverse Discrimination

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    An ex-Google employee, fired after his internal memo arguing against the company's diversity efforts drew widespread criticism, has filed a proposed class action lawsuit against the company, NBC News reported. Damore said in a lawsuit filed in Superior Court in Santa Clara County that he was harassed and threatened by other Googlers and fired for "perpetuating gender stereotypes".
  • Amazon Alexa is coming to select Windows 10 PCs this year

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    AMAZON'S ALL CONQUERING voice assistant Alexa has a new home as a number of PC manufacturers have announced it will be integrated into their new laptops. Now, Acer has detailed its plans to bring Alexa to their PCs. Just like Alexa in a smart speaker , a colorful LED on the front of the Pavilion Wave lights up to let you know when Alexa is listening ( and recording ) for a command.
  • Ford F-150 getting a diesel engine option

    Ford F-150 getting a diesel engine option

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    Ford has thrown in stronger axles, for instance, adding robustness. But first, bear in mind the F-150 Power Stroke doesn't have that many competitors. The 2018 F-150 3.0 Power Stroke is headed to dealerships this spring, complete with an estimated EPA highway rating of 30 mpg. The new diesel version will be available on 4×2 and 4×4 versions for the Lariat, King Ranch and Platinum SuperCrew trucks using the 5.5-foot or 6.5-foot bed, along with the SuperCab with the 6.5-foot bed.
  • LG to debut portable 4K UHD projector at CES

    LG to debut portable 4K UHD projector at CES

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    Based on several reports related to CES 2018 , it looks like manufacturers are prepared to showcase multimedia-related devices as LG teases a 4K HDR projector. The connectivity options include the standard ports for USB, Ethernet and HDMI and also offer wireless support for external devices like a keyboard and mouse.
  • Record number of OLED TVs shipped at end of 2017

    Record number of OLED TVs shipped at end of 2017

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    Sang-Beom Han, Vice Chairman and CEO of LG Display , in a press statement. Being flexible enough to roll, the display panel becomes more organic and natural. LG's images depict it descending into a little box the size of a sound bar, but the company also talks about making the display portable. LG's new display, however, seems more advanced and bigger in scale.
  • Three Billboards wins best screenplay at Golden Globes

    Three Billboards wins best screenplay at Golden Globes

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    Stars Timothee Chalamet and Armie Hammer were up for Globes for their roles in " Call Me By Your Name ", which was also nominated for best motion picture, drama, but the coming-of-age gay romance was snubbed, receiving no awards. Mexican director Guillermo del Toro won best director for magical fantasy " The Shape of Water ". -Actress, Drama: Elisabeth Moss, " The Handmaid's Tale ".
  • CES 2018: Samsung's 8K television uses artificial intelligence

    CES 2018: Samsung's 8K television uses artificial intelligence

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    The company has also announced an 8K QLED TV that uses artificial intelligence to convert low resolution into 8K. The 146in behemoth is modular, using self-illuminating microLEDs and no dedicated backlight that let Samsung build the panel to any size - meaning anyone with a mansion (and a big enough chequebook) will be able to buy a screen to fill any room.
  • DJI Announces Two New Products As CES Approaches

    DJI Announces Two New Products As CES Approaches

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    The Osmo Mobile 2 will start at $129, making it much more affordable than the original model (which started at $299, though you can find it now for closer to $200) as a way to keep your phone shake-free while shooting video. If you're more serious about video, you may use an SLR or mirrorless camera instead of a smartphone. It's created to handle cameras as big as the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV , but can also stabilize footage from popular mirrorless video cameras like the Panasonic GH5 ...
  • God Of War Will Tackle Egyptian And Mayan Mythologies

    God Of War Will Tackle Egyptian And Mayan Mythologies

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    This globetrotting bears some resemblance to the Assassin's Creed series, which has explored several different time periods and regions over its lifespan. God of War has yet to release for the PlayStation 4, so there is plenty of time for the developers to decide on a direction and even if they want to pursue developing another game for the franchise.
  • The bargain-tastic Nokia 6 just got even better

    The bargain-tastic Nokia 6 just got even better

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    Unlike the original Nokia 6 model that was launched back in January a year ago with a front-facing fingerprint scanner, the Nokia 6 (2018) features a fingerprint scanner on the back. But the company hasn't so far provided any official details on the latest Android update. The smartphone sports 5.5 inch full HD display. The Nokia 6 2018 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor , which should provide an overall improved performance from the original's Snapdragon 430 chipset.
  • Nintendo Switch Is (Allegedly) Hacked For Good

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    With no Mario or Zelda game in sight, it will be interesting to see how it maintains momentum after having a fantastic first year, selling over 10 million Nintendo Switch consoles. This seeming scarcity not only creates the ever-valuable buzz, but it can move tire-kickers to become buyers just in case they can't find one later on.
  • LG unveils new projector that beams 150-inch 4K display

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    The tech giant's first 4K UHD projector will beam a 150in picture onto your vacant wall, despite being - according to LG - half the size of competing devices and less of an attack on your bank balance. As far as portability goes, the projector also has a convenient carrying handle and an "Auto Cord" feature, which we can assume means internal cord storage of some type.
  • Apple warns iPhones, iPads and Mac computers hit by Intel flaw

    Apple warns iPhones, iPads and Mac computers hit by Intel flaw

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    However, Apple says that it has already released mitigations in iOS 11.2 that protect iPhone units, iPod touches and iPad tablets from Meltdown. Malicious programmes could exploit these flaws "to get hold of secrets stored in the memory of other running programmes", the researchers said.
  • Apple says all Macs and iOS devices affected by chip flaws

    Apple says all Macs and iOS devices affected by chip flaws

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    Apple confirmed that its devices can be struck by bugs like Meltdown and Spectre. In an announcement on Thursday, Apple said it has released mitigations to defend against Meltdown in iOS 11.2, macOS 10.13.2, and tvOS 11.2. Q&A What can I do about the Meltdown and Spectre flaws? Google said its users of Android phones - more than 80 percent of the global market - were protected if they had the latest security updates.
  • Karan Johar Will 'Lovingly And Respectfully' Welcome Kangana Ranaut On His Show

    Karan Johar Will 'Lovingly And Respectfully' Welcome Kangana Ranaut On His Show

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    Now, it looks like Karan, who yelled "Nepotism rules" on his own show, and has since then apologized to Kangana, will like to mend their relationship. It's a feeling that an actor and an artist has with the audience, something that is organic. You love them because you connect with them on a level that you can't express but I feel the biggest connect of a Superstar is that he or she has with audience personally.
  • Axa Holds Holding in Microsoft Corp (MSFT)

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    MSFT's profit will be $6.63B for 25.64 P/E if the $0.86 EPS becomes a reality. Acrospire Investment Management LLC now owns 1,600 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $110,000 after buying an additional 1,200 shares in the last quarter.
  • Acer Swift 7 gets thinner, beefs up battery life

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    There's 8GB of RAM and 256GB of PCIe SSD storage, both of which are fine, but higher capacities exist out there among competitors. There is one big change in the Swift 7 that may be enough to get more users on board, though: it has integrated 4G LTE connectivity, which is still nearly oddly rare in laptops.