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Researchers Develop New Way to Add Touch Controls to Basically Anything

Researchers Develop New Way to Add Touch Controls to Basically Anything This technology is evolving and getting more precise everyday, and now we're nearing the point where we can turn just about anything into a touch-sensitive device. The responsiveness of touchscreens makes them exceptionally useful-whether it's at airport check-ins or for fast food restaurant orders-but most can only be found on flat surfaces made of glass. [Full Article...]

Apple beats Fitbit to lead wearables market in Q1 2017

Apple beats Fitbit to lead wearables market in Q1 2017 The analytics firm estimated (because again, Tim Cook won't tell us the real amount) that Apple shipped 3.5 million watches during the quarter, up from 2.2 million in the same period past year. "Combine Apple Watch , AirPods, and Beats and our revenue from wearable products in the last four quarters was the size of a Fortune 500 company", Cook said further. [Full Article...]

Five lions flee South Africa's Kruger park

Five lions flee South Africa's Kruger park Earlier it had been reported that two lions were located and darted before being transported back to the Kruger National Park (KNP) in Mpumalanga on Tuesday. Thakhuli had urged people not to stop to take photographs of the animals because they are unsafe. SANParks' Ray Thakudi says officials are investigating how the lions got away. [Full Article...]

PREY Review PREY Review… Which One is the Mimic!?

Make no mistakes, Prey is a hard game, and even playing on easy, I had a rough time of it. At the beginning of the game, only human abilities are accessible - the alien abilities come later. The structure of the game is very open-ended as opposed to a linear mission-based game. In space, we recycle. everything . Prey isn't about shooting things, at least not primarily. [Full Article...]

Third Party Devs Asked To Rush Games For Nintendo Switch

Third Party Devs Asked To Rush Games For Nintendo Switch The users complained that Switch did not have the option to store credit card information. You also now have the option to enable or disable password protection on purchases. This will show you every game in the eShop. The ability to save your card information will come in handy over the next week, as games like Minecraft and NBA Playgrounds prepare to launch. [Full Article...]

First Data, Alipay strike mobile payments deal

First Data, Alipay strike mobile payments deal China's mobile-payments king wants a piece of the world's biggest consumer market. "Our focus will continue to be on enabling the Chinese consumer to use Alipay at USA merchants". It is owned by Jack Ma's Ant Financial, and represents Alibaba's digital payments arm. Alipay partnered with Emtek to expand into Indonesia's mobile payment last month . [Full Article...]

LG Announce Global Rollout For LG X Power2 Smartphone

LG Announce Global Rollout For LG X Power2 Smartphone LG has just launched a new smartphone and, no, it doesn't have "G6" in its name. It has a "fast charging" 4,500mAh battery that is created to last a whole weekend, handling 26 hours of talk time, 18 hours of video viewing and 19 hours of web browsing. [Full Article...]

Microsoft waiting for "meaningful change" before making a Surface Pro 5

And much of that has to do with a statement made by Microsoft's Surface chief, Panos Panay when he famously claimed, "There is no such things as a Surface Pro 5". While the Surface-maker has never acknowledged the existence of such a phone, it has given several hints in the past. In a way this is the same strategy as the original Surface and even Surface RT - Microsoft will prove whether t... [Full Article...]

Snapchat update adds Limitless Snaps, Magic Eraser tool

Snapchat update adds Limitless Snaps, Magic Eraser tool From today, May 9, however, Snapchat users can avail of a new "infinity" setting to the timer on the app, allowing their friends or whoever receives their snaps to view them for as long as they damn well wish. Magic Eraser: With this tool, you can select and remove objects from Snapchat . The work - which, like nearly everything on Snapchat , disappeared after 24 hours - was costly for M... [Full Article...]

Samsung registers record profits in Q1 2017 despite decreased flagship mobile sales

Granted, these mind-blowing results were obtained despite predictably mediocre mobile business performance, but the chaebol's components departments blossomed mainly thanks to surging demand from other smartphone assemblers and vendors. A spokesperson said: "For the mobile business, market competition is expected to intensify in the second half". However, fortunately the fix to the Samsung Galaxy ... [Full Article...]

IPhone 8 won't be delayed

IPhone 8 won't be delayed A Digitimes report , citing Economic Daily News , reveals that there won't be anyd elay in the launch, and the iPhone will be unveiled in September and go up on sale in October. However, a recent report suggest that those rumors are just that, rumors. This news follows on from a JP Morgan analyst suggesting that there was a "high likelihood" that the new device would be previewed at th... [Full Article...]

Cook: Apple Spending $1B for Advanced Manufacturing Jobs

Cook said, "We give back through our work in the environment, in running the company on renewable energy". Cook indicated that the iPhone maker will not repatriate $1 billion for the manufacturing fund. Cook stopped short of saying Apple would bring some of its cash back into the United States if Trump's tax proposal was enacted. Apple's stock tumbled 2.2 percent in extended trading Tuesday, d... [Full Article...]

Sage of Omaha Warren Buffett eyeing benefits of Trump tax cut

Berkshire Hathaway CEO and billionaire Warren Buffett delivered condemning remarks about President Trump's new health care plan that passed the House of Representative last Thursday. For years, Buffett and Munger have told investors that the company's size would be an anchor dragging down performance, only to defy their own predictions. [Full Article...]

India has 'incredible' potential. So why hasn't Warren Buffett invested?

Mark Folk, a spokesman, said in a statement that Wells Fargo agrees with Buffett's statements and that the company has taken "decisive actions" to "make things right for customers". Billionaire Buffett added that the Trumpcare bill was likely to benefit numerous shareholders in his company, but not all of them. Thus far, IBM has not seen any sort of a massive decline that would justify Buffett's... [Full Article...]

Dancing Pikachu deflates, rushed offstage by security

Dancing Pikachu deflates, rushed offstage by security One Twitter user wrote, "Raise your hand if you're the deflated Pikachu of your friend group". Although the other dancers keep carrying on, I am sure majority were anxious for their lives after seeing the fate of the deflating Pikachu. The show went on (ironically, to the song You Can't Stop the Beat ), until the formerly deflated Pikachu reappeared, now looking perkier than a Kardashian asset. [Full Article...]

Google improves offline reading in Chrome for Android

Google improves offline reading in Chrome for Android Today the company launches a number of improvements to make the whole process even easier. Google says Chrome users download more than 45 million web pages every week, which indicates some level of demand for offline reading functionality. [Full Article...]

You can now share pictures on Instagram without the app

You can now share pictures on Instagram without the app The mobile and desktop websites were not particularly useful until now, because they only supported browsing, Like, follow and search options apart from viewing notifications. And the data cost of downloading the app can be prohibitive. Instagram is following in its parent Facebook's footsteps and making its service much more accessible to those left out of its app-centric, data-heavy sharing ex... [Full Article...]

Waze lets you get navigation directions in your own voice

Waze lets you get navigation directions in your own voice Waze is a community-based traffic and navigation app that improves your daily commute. These voices are typically only available for a limited duration and allow users to hear their turn-by-turn navigation in that celebrity's voice. After updating the Waze app, users can use the voice recorder feature to record their own voice as they speak various instructions. After all you don't want t... [Full Article...]

Thai Facebook access briefly disrupted on Tuesday

Thai Facebook access briefly disrupted on Tuesday While the user could access the cached feed on the mobile application, the Facebook outage had also locked them out of mobile apps linked to social media login. It was also reported that outages were detected in New Zealand and Malaysia. The Facebook outage map by downdetector.com shows the Philippines, Singapore, Japan, and even parts of Australia and the U.S. [Full Article...]

'Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2' Launches Summer Movie Season

'Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2' Launches Summer Movie Season He is always very active with his fans on social media, but his recent Facebook post truly showed just how much he appreciates them. Reviews are in. "[The Guardians] are a group of heartbroken misfits whose lives have been bereft of tenderness and connection and who have a almost impossible time trusting themselves or others". [Full Article...]


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