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by | January 24, 2018 | 08:48

HomePod is available at an Apple retail price of $349 (US) in white and space grey in the US, UK and Australia and available to order beginning Friday, January 26, from Apple's website and the Apple Store app. Another unknown is whether the HomePod will work with music streaming services other than Apple Music. Simply say " Siri , play new news", and it will default to playing news from NPR in the United States, but you can say "switch to The Washington Post ", "switch to Fox ...

by | January 23, 2018 | 21:24

This means you can ask your digital assistant to read one of your audiobooks without lifting a finger. For markets where Google now offers Family Library , the users will be able to share their purchased audiobooks with other family members for free.

by | January 23, 2018 | 20:21

This has been the case so far and many iPhone X fans are hoping to use the hypothetical opportunity and buy the first bezel-less iPhone. Kuo believes copycats will be in full effect in 2018, scrambling to put their own Face ID competitors into smartphones.

by | January 23, 2018 | 19:52

The count is organized by the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) and utilizes volunteer teams - including city, county and state representatives, community and faith-based organizations, businesses and private residents. Frey said there are more events scheduled to help connect the homeless to useful job , education and healthcare offerings. "Those folks don't necessarily get counted", Spring said.

by | January 23, 2018 | 16:51

In the picture, Alia posted with her grandma Trudy Razdan she can be seen sitting by her side. Checkout Alia Bhatt's lovely moment with her granny and latest pics and videos from her best friend's wedding. Alia wasn't just there looking gorgeous and posing happily for the cameras. The Shandaar actress Alia Bhatt looked Shandaar in a pastel shade lehenga that she wore on her friend Kripa Mehta's big fat wedding in Jodhpur, Rajasthan.

by | January 23, 2018 | 15:51

It's short for "frame tick", hinting at its cinematic origins, writes original inventor Christopher Horvath on GitHub. It's created to measure individual frame duration for video frame rates . Well, let's look at video game programming, where, in a game that runs at 60 fps, the software gets a time budget of 16.667 milliseconds to determine how to render thousands of pixels onscreen.

by | January 23, 2018 | 14:54

Creator Garry Newman said in a blog post that this doesn't mean an end to Rust's development, and confirmed that staff won't move on to other project. Thanks to all the people that have reported cheaters, given us access to private cheats or pointed out exploits in our code. Rust stood out a bit in the gaming world (even more so in the survival game genre) for tearing everything down and starting over from scratch after it had already been released to the public as a testable alpha.

by | January 23, 2018 | 13:59

The battle lines in the gaming console market have been drawn yet again as Microsoft has finally launched its gaming console Xbox One X in India. Talking about the features and specs of Xbox One X, the console is built for true 4K gaming and comes with power to drive native 4K resolutions, High Dynamic Range (HDR), and Wide Color Gamut.

by | January 23, 2018 | 13:24

Now it is scrambling to quell public anger. A delegation of South Korean officials visited North Korea on Tuesday to check logistics for joint Olympics-linked events ahead of next month's Winter Games . The app was updated last week, and is available to devices running Android 4.4 and above, offering all the latest news for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games.

by | January 23, 2018 | 12:07

Basically, it works the following way: some websites run hidden cryptocurrency mining scripts in your browser without letting you know. Leading web browser Opera has rolled out cryptocurrency mining protection in all its mobile browsers.

by | January 23, 2018 | 11:16

On Friday, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook would begin prioritizing news outlets based on how "trustworthy" they are, with trustworthiness scores determined by user feedback on the site. These fees are the money paid by cable and satellite television providers to local, over-the-air broadcast stations for the right to carry local transmissions.

by | January 23, 2018 | 10:33

In short: prices on GPUs are skyrocketing, and cryptocurrenecy miners are largely to blame for this surge. In 2018, Nvidia wants that to stop and it's calling on retailers to do more to limit the sale of graphics cards to gamers and not to miners.

by | January 23, 2018 | 08:12

The new Xperia smartphone is expected to come with a 5.7 Inch display with an aspect ratio of 18:9. Users will be able to charge their phones, listen to music and transfer files to PC using the same Type-C port. Furthermore, the device would be shipped with an Android 8.0 Oreo operating system out-of-the-box. It is also built to last with strong and durable Corning Gorilla Glass.

by | January 23, 2018 | 06:52

The seven-member delegation, headed by Hyon Song Wol, the head of the Samjiyon Orchestra, arrived in Seoul by a high-speed train from Gangneung earlier Monday where they stayed overnight and inspected the venues for their performances on the occasion of the February 9-25 Olympics.

by | January 23, 2018 | 06:45

That's now been backed up by yet another leak from Twitter user Hikari Calyx , who has published a series of images showing the watch booted up and bolstering Global Positioning System tracking and a dedicated workout app. But it may well be much before the Microsoft Band. This doesn't mean the Band was worthless - Microsoft will surely infuse future designs for VR headsets, AR glasses and other wearables with lessons learned from the fitness tracker and its abandoned Xbox Watch.

by | January 23, 2018 | 04:06

The IOC has previously approved the two countries jointly participating in Olympic opening and closing ceremonies, something that happened during the Sydney Summer Games in 2000. "Pyeongchang Olympics? We oppose Kim Jong Un's Pyongyang Olympics", they chanted referring to the North Korean capital. The activists, led by the far-right Korean Patriots Party, held a press conference in front of Seoul Station at around 11 a.m., just as the North Korean delegation returned from Gangneung.

by | January 23, 2018 | 04:02

What are the new Overwatch skins? You will be able to get your hands on the new items by opening standard Loot Boxes, as well as unlocking them via the Hero Gallery. You can browse through some of the hero's upcoming skins in the gallery above. Overwatch developer Blizzard just revealed their latest Legendary Skin for the game, and this time it's D.VA fans who can celebrate.

by | January 23, 2018 | 03:04

The 27-year-old, a nephew of Gerard Hutch, was shot several times as he sat in a vehicle at Bridgeview halting site near Cloverhill Road in Ronanstown, west Dublin at around 3.30pm on Saturday. It's understood the victim was aware his life was in danger and had received a formal Garda information letter warning of threats made against him.

by | January 23, 2018 | 02:43

His form has had to take a back seat in recent weeks due to the hard situation of his son Mateo being born prematurely - he has missed four of the club's last seven matches in the Premier League , with the star flying to Spain with permission from the club to be with his family.

by | January 23, 2018 | 02:01

Ubisoft released the launch trailer for the Assassin's Creed Origins: The Hidden Ones expansion today, one day before it comes to all platforms. "This new educational mode of the game lets everyone, from players to history-enthusiasts and non-gamers, choose between free roaming the handsome world of Ancient Egypt to learn more about its history and daily life, or embarking on guided tours curated by historians and Egyptologists".

by | January 23, 2018 | 01:23

The Bharti Mittal-led telecom company has revised its Rs 399 plan to give a tough fight to its one of the closest rivals-Jio. This is the same plan as Airtel's Rs 179, which the publication speculates will be revised soon. Bharti Airtel has now changed its Rs 149 and Rs 399 plan to keep the competition going. Besides this price cut, Jio will also launch many other plans with 1.5GB data daily as a part of the exercise.

by | January 23, 2018 | 00:30

Synaptics had earlier claimed that as many as 70 million units of its in-display fingerprint sensors will be available this year. Vivo has released the Vivo X20 Plus smartphone in the market and the device is available to purchase from October month previous year.

by | January 22, 2018 | 21:29

Losers include Asian Paint 2.29 per cent, Bharti Airtel 1.66 per cent and ICICI 1.40 per cent. The 30-share index closed over 286 points up at 35,798.01 while Nifty50 rallied 71.50 points to end at 10,966.20, ending on a high for the fourth consecutive session.

by | January 22, 2018 | 21:22

The lack of one of their main tanks will not make it any easier for the team to turn around an unexpectedly weak start to the league. The Overwatch League is suspending pro player Felix "xQc" Lengyel for four games and fining him $2000 after he blasted an opponent with anti-gay remarks.

by | January 22, 2018 | 19:45

The banner also says that users will be able to enjoy a 50 percent discount for the first audiobook that they purchase. Amazon now dominates the audiobook market with its ownership of Audible , the leading retailer of audiobooks . All the reports suggest that, the giant will soon come up with this dedicated Audiobooks section on the Play Store sometime this quarter. Currently, the Google Play Store houses a few audiobooks but it is unfortunately not as extensive as the library of ...