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IOS 11 software update focuses more on safety features

Right now, Apple is seeding the fifth beta version of iOS 11 to software and app developers. IOS 11 public beta is already available for those who are courageous enough to put their phone through an unstable software, and thanks to some Twitter users , here's a look at an important upcoming feature.

Huawei sends out 16 October event invite, likely for Mate 10 phone

This fall is shaping up to be a busy season for phone announcements , and the Mate 10 is among the group. Even though these press invites are leaked ones and are not sent officially as of now, we do expect media outlets to begin receiving these invites pretty soon.

Consumer Reports pulled its Microsoft Surface tablet and laptop recommendations

From reddit's Microsoft Surface subreddit, user UTese shared his history with Surface Pro repairs. " Microsoft is relatively new to the hardware business, and this is the first year we've had enough data to estimate predicted reliability for the company's laptops", the publication said in the report.

Mythbusting the Samsung Galaxy X

The phone is expected to feature a SuperAMOLED display which would feature an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. The images have been published by SlashLeaks and as per the image, two Samsung batteries have been shown. In addition to the specifications leaking out, a new teaser image too, has been spotted by well known tipster Evan Blass . It will come with visually appealing Infinity Display feature, but its structure will be marginally bigger (6.3-inch) and squarer in shape compared to the ...

PS4 Shipments Reach 63.3 Million Lifetime, Operating Income Drops 60% — Sony Financials

Sony, however, noted that it would have increased by 1% under constant currency. For further details about the impact of foreign exchange rate fluctuations on sales and operating income (loss). This is up from the 60.4 million as revealed in June . It's worth mentioning that these are sell-in numbers to retailers. Sony shipped 3.3 million units between April 1 and June 30.

HTC has announced a standalone VIVE VR headset, exclusive to China

This is why HTC's standalone VR headset is powered by Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 835 processor coupled with the company's proprietary virtual reality platform. Back at Google I/O in May , Google announced that it would soon be introducing standalone VR headsets alongside the existing ones that are powered by your smartphone.

Release date, price features and specifications

Despite the notable upgrades over its predecessor, however, the Moto Z2 Force retains one aspect of the Moto Z Force that may be a deal breaker for some: the lack of a headphone jack. Moto announced the phone at a NY press event, and confirmed that it will be coming to the United Kingdom in due course. Like previous year, Lenovo is pushing for Moto Mods as the main differentiator for the Z2 Force, and the company has introduced a new Moto Mod along with the device.

Watch the geeky first trailer for Steven Spielberg's 'Ready Player One'

But when Halliday dies and his will reveals that he has hidden an Easter egg inside the game that will award his vast fortune to whomever discovers it, players take on a new role-"gunters", or egg hunters. The OASIS , Ready Player One's virtual world, is riddled with pop culture items which is likely what Penn is referring to with "so much stuff in the book you can use".

Burundi Robotics Team Goes Missing From US Competition

The other four members, including two 17-year-old girls and two boys aged 17 and 18, are also believed to be safe, authorities said . FIRST Global issued a statement saying its president, Joe Sestak , notified police the youths were missing after the adult mentor for Team Burundi discovered they were missing Tuesday night.

Mobikwik ties up with Samsung Pay

US-based Samsung Pay customers can finally enjoy PayPal support, but accessibility to this feature is now limited to the local market. Access to PayPal will be available for all Samsung Pay users in the United States and will expand to other countries soon.

Andromeda's trial mode is 43GB full game

Basically players will be able to clock up to 10 hours of game time which they can spend either in single-player mode or multiplayer mode , so it's not as if the trial will have heavy limitations imposed on it. If an announcement of the series going on hiatus and numerous early sales aren't enough, EA and Bioware are now offering a free trial for Mass Effect Andromeda .

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will get a FOV slider and a first-person mode

The server will present a tougher challenge for hardcore gamers, with a more realistic and limited point of view. The first-person servers will only be available on solo and duo playlists in European Union and NA regions at first , in order to weed out any bugs, with other regions following suit later.

Must be the shoes: Ball flourishes while wearing Nikes

His six turnovers and two personal fouls are mere afterthoughts based on the rest of the stat line. According to CBS Sports , one of Ball's faults in his first couple of games was that he was too unselfish. "Put 'em on, and it worked out tonight". At this point, it's unclear why Ball elected to switch to the Nike shoes. "Lonzo is not forced to wear any brand and can play in any shoe he wants as long as it's O.K.

Cruz Touts Amendment In Hopes Of Passing Senate Healthcare Bill

FreedomWorks President Adam Brandon said in a statement: "If Senate Republicans insist on tweaking Obamacare, we urge them to adopt language being pushed by Sens". "The draft healthcare legislation preserves access to care for people with pre-existing conditions, strengthens Medicaid and does not change Medicare, gives people more health insurance choices, and allows people to stay on their family health insurance plan until they are 26", said Sen.

Middle-Earth: Shadow of War Lets Players Battle Old Enemies

All players need to do to access it is launch Shadow of Mordor and select the Nemesis Forge game mode in the menu. While it was already known that Troy Baker would be reprising his role as Talion, a bunch of talented names were confirmed to be part of the Shadow of Mordor sequel.

Mattek-Sands undergoing tests after Wimbledon fall

After the American went down, it took nearly 20 minutes for the medical staff to get her onto a stretcher and remove her from the court. "F*** it hurts, f*** me it hurts". Wimbledon has never seen anything like this! I think was tough because she was stuck on this, Sorana, help me, Sorana help me. "It was like something you see only in the movies", Cristea told BBC News .

Halo 5 Guardians Getting 4K Update

In addition, all Halo games that released on Xbox 360 will become backward compatible later this year for Xbox One . 343 promised that more information will be given about this update as we near the release of the Xbox One X . As of right now we don't have a date for when this will happen, but keep it locked for updates! Today, Microsoft and 343 Studios kicked off the 2017 Halo Summer Celebration with a ton of news.

France's Le Pen Put Under Formal Investigation Over EU Funds

Instead, investigators say this money was used to pay for staffers working for Le Pen's National Front. Prosecutors placed her under formal investigation for breach of trust . "It makes no sense", National Front vice president Florian Philippot, Le Pen's top lieutenant, said on the BFM-TV station. Those pictures saw her placed under investigation for the "dissemination of violent images".

Police Respond To Active Shooter In Bronx Hospital

One Instagram post appears to show people barricaded inside the hospital. Reports indicate that there has been a shooting at a New York City-area hospital . More information to follow. Garry Trimble said his wife, hospital employee Denise Brown, called him from inside the hospital shortly after 3 p.m. Police swooped on Bronx-Lebanon Hospital following reports of an "active shooting" after the suspect left six others injured during the horror at around 3pm local time.

Blue Apron prices IPO on low end, at $10 a share

The flat performance came after Blue Apron slashed the price of its initial public offering - a rare move for a consumer tech company. And Amazon already sells meal kits in some cities with recipes created by media mogul and TV cook Martha Stewart .

Alleged Moto Z2 Spotted On GFXBench

Motorola is also planning to launch Moto E4 in India next week, sources confirmed it to India Today Tech. We will have to wait for the Moto Z2. Motorola Mobility's Moto Z2 flagship appeared in the database of mobile benchmark GFXBench earlier today, with the phone's listing revealing a number of details regarding its hardware specifications, all of which point to a premium device which is nearly certainly meant to compete in the high-end segment of the market.

'Cars 3' speeds past 'Wonder Woman' at box office

The film earned an estimated $53.5 million in the US and Canada, one of the lowest debuts for a Pixar movie, the Wall Street Journal reports . That's a lower opening than " Cars " ($60.1 million) and " Cars 2 " ($66.1 million), but still enough to win the weekend.

Google Will Soon Stop Scanning Your Email to Personalize Ads

While we're a long way away from complete privacy from Google's prying eyes (and will nearly certainly never get there), the company's decision to stop pulling information from Gmail certainly is encouraging. It also erases one of the arguments against giving users a way to easily and seamlessly encrypt their email-something Google and other free email providers have resisted because it would prohibit them from scanning messages for profit.

Ubisoft E3 2017: The Crew 2 Will Features Boats and Planes

Then, thanks to The Crew Rewards Program , all The Crew 1 players - current, past or to come - will be able to unlock up to 18 vehicles on The Crew 2 thanks to their in-game achievements. "You won't just be able to drive across the Rocky Mountains - you'll be able to soar through the clouds high above their majestic peaks". The reaction to the original Crew was mixed, as the open-world design and game's look was praised, but a lot of criticism was levied at the always online aspect ...

'Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle' Switch Release Date, Trailer and Pre-Order

Each character also has access to some pretty nifty skills that can definitely turn the tide of battle in your favour. In fact, the Nintendo Switch subreddit stirred amid the news, surprised by how good the game looks now that it's been supplemented with a trailer.

Fans in focus at major E3 video game trade show

We expect to see at least one Star Wars title, and potentially a new Federation Internationale de Football Association. The expansion features 6 new maps, these also include night maps and there will also be some new units and weapons added to the game.

Apple Takes On Distracted Driving With New Feature

The overall look is how much it makes an iPad look like a laptop computer - which should tie in nicely with the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro . And while most of these understandably focused on software, it was the pair of new iPad tablets that arguably stole the show .

IMac Pro Is Apple's New Super-Powered Workhorse

The updated iMac features Kaby Lake processors up to 4.2GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.5GHz and supports up to twice the memory as the previous generation. The screen itself is also pretty impressive, spanning 27 inches and 14.7 million pixels, with support for more than a billion colors. Here, Apple has used the new Kaby Lake processors (higher frequency and HEVC decoding), which is the latest next-gen CPU from the Intel's .

Siri, speakers and software: Highlights from the Apple show

HomePod combines with seven tweeters, six microphones and a woofer to provide you unparalleled sound quality and experience. According to company, this speaker doesn't send any data to Apple until you say "Hey Siri "... The features are part of the Mac software update this fall, to be called High Sierra. Apple is getting serious about competing with Amazon's and Google's infiltration of the home.

Microsoft showcases Windows Mixed Reality headsets at Computex 2017

Other times, the results can be confusing, such as when Microsoft bought Nokia's phone business to bolster its struggling Windows Phone platform, and counterintuitively predicted that by owning the biggest manufacturer of Windows Phone devices, Microsoft would somehow encourage more handsets for that ecosystem from other vendors.