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by | January 09, 2018 | 02:54

Previous generations of individual ZenFone Max models have become the company's best-selling smartphones, with ZenFone Max, ZenFone 3 Max, ZenFone 4 Max and ZenFone 4 Max Pro achieving a combined sales volume of around 5 million units. If you'd like, the ZenFone Max Plus can also function as a power bank to charge other USB devices. The 4130mAh battery , meanwhile, offers up to 26 hours of standby time or 3G talk time, plus up to 21 hours of web browsing if you're on WiFi or 13 hours of ...

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:33

It's been widely expected that Huawei would take to the CES 2018 stage this week and announce a deal with AT&T that'd get its phones on the carriers shelves. This pullback by AT&T comes as Huawei has been on an online and physical advertising spree to advertise its devices. "Over the past five years Huawei has proven itself by delivering premium devices with integrity globally and in the US market", Zinkowski said in a statement.

by | January 09, 2018 | 00:39

HTC used CES to announced to massive HTC Vive-related items: a Vive Pro upgrade and wireless Vive adaptor. However, the new headset was revealed on HTC's Chinese website, and there's no word on a western release at this time. Along with potential inside-out tracking and augmented reality applications, HTC has also decided to make their device a bit freer by announcing their own wireless adapter for the HTC Vive, similar to the TPCast product.

by | January 08, 2018 | 19:50

And any credit, debit, gift, or loyalty cards you added to Android Pay or Google Wallet will stay saved. Users can try Google Pay now using Airbnb, B&H Photo-Video, Dice, Fandango, HungryHouse, and Instacart. "We look forward to working with Google as they grow this exciting new payment platform". Such an integrated solution was long overdue given the rise of competing integrated solutions and was telegraphed by such efforts as " Pay with Google ".

by | January 08, 2018 | 19:10

Just ahead of CES on Friday, Amazon announced the Alexa Mobile Accessory Kit toolkit for device makers and manufacturers to bring Alexa to a gaggle of on-the-go products, including so-called hearables, headphones , smart watches, fitness devices, and the like.

by | January 08, 2018 | 18:53

Amazon Alexa will initially be available in the United States, according to Acer , via an update rolled out through its Acer Care Center, while "wider support is expected to be rolled out mid-2018". "When up and running, you simply have to say, "Alexa (or your chosen wake word), followed by a command, and Amazon's virtual assistant will make it happen provided it's within its range of capabilities".

by | January 08, 2018 | 18:21

While Acer states it will feature a 7th Generation Core processor, we don't yet know if this is referring to a 3.5W processor like the i7-7Y75, or a higher power 15W processor such as the i7-7500U. 802.11ac wireless with 2x2 MIMO provides reliable and fast connections to the office or home network. It now includes a Radeon RX560, the latest Ryzen mobile processors, DDR4 RAM that can be configured up to 32GB, and an SSD that goes up to 512GB.

by | January 08, 2018 | 18:10

With a unique digital design and innovative human-vehicle interaction, the premium SUV functions as a new generation smart device, built for the coming era of shared, smart mobility and autonomous driving, FMC said in a statement. BYTON has established a dedicated independent Security Lab to ensure data security whether connected to the cloud or within the vehicle. "We think the " SIV " will be a new category (in automotive), Kirchert told Fortune ".

by | January 08, 2018 | 14:37

With just about every major company, from Amazon to Apple to Google, bringing their smart assistant to more devices, it's no surprise to see Samsung leading the way. I say theoretically because everyone ( including Samsung ) knows Bixby still needs much improvement to catch up with the competition. The fridge also better lives up to the "Hub" side of its name.

by | January 08, 2018 | 12:44

Competition among CPU and GPU vendors of all types has clearly gone so far to the next level that Intel and AMD have become co-opetitors of sorts, at one level, working together to bring forth what Intel calls a "first-of-its kind processor: the 8th Gen Intel Core processor with Radeon RX Vega M Graphics ".

by | January 08, 2018 | 11:55

Apart from that, Sony is also expected to unveil its first bezel-less smartphone, called the Xperia XZ1 Premium at the event. Sony has been criticised for not upgrading the design on its smartphones and a new leak of its 2018 lineup in the entry-level and mid-range segment suggests the criticism has gone unheard.

by | January 08, 2018 | 10:47

ZF's new Xavier-based ProAI will process inputs from multiple cameras, plus lidar and radar, paint a 360-degree view around the vehicle, locate it on an HD map, and find a safe path through traffic. About NVIDIANVIDIA's (NASDAQ: NVDA ) invention of the GPU in 1999 sparked the growth of the PC gaming market, redefined modern computer graphics and revolutionized parallel computing.

by | January 08, 2018 | 10:34

Germany has been led by a caretaker government since September 24, when inconclusive elections weakened Merkel's CDU and the SPD. SPD leader Martin Schulz said that his party was entering the talks constructively. Not natural allies, the two camps are likely to clash on immigration, tax, healthcare and Europe - and expectations among other leading figures in the parties were mixed as the preliminary talks got under way.

by | January 08, 2018 | 08:11

In collaboration with Acer , Asus and HP, the GPU maker will produce 65-inch, 4K 120Hz HDR displays with integrated Nvidia G-Sync technology and Nvidia Shield functionality. With their built-in SHIELD support, they'll do everything NVIDIA's set-top box can, and they'll also come with the company's remote and gaming controller.

by | January 08, 2018 | 04:07

Northrup Grumman, the maker of the payload, said it was for the USA government and would be delivered to low-Earth orbit, but offered no other details. A worldwide network of amateur satellite trackers will be on the lookout in the coming days and weeks in hopes of detecting the spacecraft and determining the details of its orbit.

by | January 08, 2018 | 03:53

According to Space.com , the launch will involve a re-entry attempt by the first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket at Cape Canaveral's Landing Zone 1 - SpaceX has pulled off 20 such re-entries previously. The Zuma payload was built by Northrop Grumman for the USA government, but additional information about the satellite is not available. But given the planned first stage landing back at Cape Canaveral, the satellite is believed to be headed for a relatively low-altitude orbit.

by | January 07, 2018 | 14:09

Denise Breitburg , lead author of the study and marine ecologist with the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center , noted: "Tackling climate change [may] seem daunting, but doing it is critical for stemming the decline of oxygen in our oceans, and for almost every aspect of life on our planet".

by | January 07, 2018 | 02:31

Netflix recently announced that Olivia Colman would be replacing Claire Foy as the Queen in Seasons 3 and 4 of the show. "The feelings we all have as 50-year-olds are different than the feelings we all have as 30-year-olds". I would have loved to have done it. Vanessa Kirby returned as the obstinate and passionate princess Margaret in season 2 and once again, stole every scene she was in.

by | January 06, 2018 | 19:07

The minister assured Mattis that the South will continue close coordination with the USA on the North, as the two Koreas plan to hold high-level talks next week on Pyongyang's participation in the PyeongChang Winter Olympics . "With all of the failed "experts" weighing in, does anybody really believe that talks and dialogue would be going on between North and South Korea right now if I wasn't firm, strong and willing to commit our total "might" against the North.

by | January 06, 2018 | 19:12

According to the FCC website, nearly 24 million Americans publicly commented through email to the FCC as it discussed deregulating the internet, or the equivalent of 1 in every 14 Americans, a number that many experts found suspect. In turn, many were hoping, perhaps naively, that Pai would finally address numerous longstanding net neutrality concerns he conveniently ignored over the past few weeks.

by | January 06, 2018 | 17:09

That might sound simple, but the peculiarities of the x86 architecture, on which most PC and server processors are based, make it a nontrivial task. He had attempted to read protected kernel data using a quirk of how modern processors keep busy while waiting for slow compute processes to get their data.

by | January 06, 2018 | 16:56

Just last month, we reported that a Brazilian retailer listed a " Burnout Paradise HD Remaster " in its database. Anyway, if the listing is true, you can expect the HD remastered version of Burnout Paradise to arrive this upcoming March.

by | January 06, 2018 | 16:33

Additionally, it reminded customers to uphold safe practices to ensure they are protecting themselves against potential threats. In an announcement , the tech major has said that all iPhones, iPads and Mac computers are affected by the two major flaws in computer chips.

by | January 06, 2018 | 16:22

Will 2018 be a good year for Facebook? Despite a deluge of criticism from all sides in 2017, Facebook Inc ( NASDAQ:FB ) shares had a banner year. Meanwhile, Facebook's live-streaming video tool, known as Facebook Live, emerged as a vehicle for broadcasting horrific acts, a problem that plagues many livestreaming platforms.

by | January 06, 2018 | 15:41

The Rs 509 tariff plan now offers 1GB data per day for 91 days, which is up from the previous 84 days. While this is a good offering from Idea , the other operators are also offer similar plans. The telco has also introduced four new tariff plans of Rs 198 , Rs 398 , Rs 448 , and Rs 498 , in which the customers will get 1.5 GB data. The pack has a 1.5GB daily data limit.