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Industry Google Assistant now speaks two languages interchangeably
Author: 0 Google Assistant now speaks two languages interchangeably

Meanwhile, on phones, the feature can be leveraged by users who speak one language at work and another at home. And indeed, according to some, some of the best Smart Speaker sound quality on the market. The Google Home Max has been on the market in the USA for ages now having been announced in October 2017 at LAST YEAR'S Pixel launch and hit U.S. stores in time for the holiday season of that year.

Industry Google 'Titan Security Key' now available on Play Store
Author: 0 Google 'Titan Security Key' now available on Play Store

The Bluetooth version of the Titan Security Key supports both mobile and desktop devices, while the other plugs into a USB port on desktop or laptop devices. Will Google's Titan security keys revolutionize 2FA? The company is also touting its own special sauce - the software that's embedded on each key, which protects against tampering.

Industry BlackBerry Key2 gets a new look at IFA with ‘LE’ model
Author: 0 BlackBerry Key2 gets a new look at IFA with ‘LE’ model

This newest addition to the BlackBerry KEY series is available in three colour variants - Slate, Champagne and Atomic which is a big step up from the traditional black. The Key2 LE will be available next month. The phone packs 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. You'll also get peace of mind knowing that it comes with all of the great security features that BlackBerry is known for.

Industry Huawei P20 Pro and P20 new colors celebrate a major milestone
Author: 0 Huawei P20 Pro and P20 new colors celebrate a major milestone

As graphics in mobile games have become more and more sophisticated in recent years, Huawei has integrated the Mali-G76 GPU (graphics processing unit) into the Kirin 980 to deliver improved gaming experiences. Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei has confirmed to launch the Mate 20 series at a special event in London on October 16. The Kirin 980's DSU features 4MB of L3 Cache.

Industry Apple to launch new iPhone X models on September 12
Author: 0 Apple to launch new iPhone X models on September 12

In addition, it'll be available in a gold color, along with more general versions that have yet to be introduced. The names of the new devices are unclear; names from " iPhone X Plus" to "iPhone 11" and even " iPhone 9 " have been floated.

Industry Google planning mid-tier Pixel phone, will take on OnePlus in India
Author: 0 Google planning mid-tier Pixel phone, will take on OnePlus in India

Google is expected to launch the Pixel 3 phones and other hardware on October 9th in NY, according to a recent leak. But for all we know about the Pixel 3 XL , we know very little about the Google Pixel 3 . The person lucky enough to hold the Google Pixel 3 in his hands also took some screenshots (below) of its specs. Were you looking forward to the Pixel Watch becoming a reality this year? The display is said to be 5.5-inches with a 2160 x 1080 resolution.

Industry Tesla unleashes sleek but slow wireless phone charger
Author: 0 Tesla unleashes sleek but slow wireless phone charger

The peripheral comes in either black or white, and it looks pretty nifty, but you pay for those premium aesthetics with the aforementioned $65 (about £50, AU$90) price tag. Very soon, German rivals like Mercedes-Benz and Audi will showcase their production-ready electric sport-utility vehicles, which would take on the Tesla Model X.

Industry Eminem's surprise album breaks the internet
Author: 0 Eminem's surprise album breaks the internet

Also, if the album art looks familiar to you, that's because it's an homage to Beastie Boys' iconic 1986 record Licensed To Ill . The rear side of the album shows the jet crashing into a wall, with the pilot flipping the bird. Secret Service. I don't know if that's really a great idea, it's like what's next, Kamikaze 2, the album where you reply to everybody who didn't like the album that you made replying to everybody that didn't like the previous album? Eminem isn't exactly known ...

Industry Apple Acquires Akonia Holographics
Author: 0 Apple Acquires Akonia Holographics

Apple has been rumoured to be working on augmented reality glasses for some years now, though recently analysts have suggested a launch before late 2019 or 2020 would be unlikely. There has been speculation that Apple is developing an AR headset that may work in tandem with the iPhone . With the release of its ARKit 1.5 in January, Apple has powered up its AR play.

Industry This driveable Bugatti Chiron is made out of 1 million Lego blocks
Author: 0 This driveable Bugatti Chiron is made out of 1 million Lego blocks

After laying out the shape of the auto using a basic skeleton, Lego's team used a bunch of triangular segments to form the vehicle's body panels. The Bugatti Chiron's US$3-million price tag is, in some part, a function of the incredible amount of labour and time the company's craftspeople have to put into completing one-start to finish, it takes about six months for 20 team members to assemble one of the hand-built hypercars.

Industry Apple's next event will be September 12
Author: 0 Apple's next event will be September 12

The tech giant is expected to unveil three new iPhones at the event: a 5.8-inch device with an OLED display, a 6.1-inch handset with an LCD screen and a 6.5-inch iPhone with an OLED panel. There's also been chatter of a new iPad Pro , for instance, and indeed refreshes elsewhere in Apple's hardware line-up. In the image below, we see an Apple Watch with an analogue face that's packed with complications (or, basically: Widgets) showing things such as UV radiation levels and the ...

Industry Samsung Stoked by Demand For Galaxy Note9
Author: 0 Samsung Stoked by Demand For Galaxy Note9

Do you plan on giving Samsung a call to get your free adapter? It's more noticeable with Samsung because the company spreads out those innovations between two major smartphones each year. Samsung states it takes two weeks for the adapter to attain you as soon as requested. The one portion of wrong info is the wait time. So while it's free, it's not an instant fix (no, don't reach for the Dremel ).

Industry Samsung unveils Q900R line-up of 8K TVs
Author: 0 Samsung unveils Q900R line-up of 8K TVs

Samsung's QLED 8K with 8K AI Upscaling is a part of the company's long-term vision of leading 8K to the forefront as the most accurate and life-like screen resolution on the market. When you feed lower resolution content to the TV, regardless of the source, the TV's processor will intelligently upscale it to 8K. "In addition, the Q900R features Direct Full Array Elite for enhanced contrast and precise backlighting control, and also 100% colour volume, enabling users to witness billions of ...

Industry Intel launches Whiskey Lake-U and Amber Lake-Y
Author: 0 Intel launches Whiskey Lake-U and Amber Lake-Y

In fact, Intel claims its new U-series processors can last an estimated 16 hours when the brightness of a unit's display is set to 200nits and a 1080p video is played back. Rather, today Intel is launching its third-series of 8th Generation mobile processors, promising slightly improved performance over Coffee Lake and much greater focus on connectivity.

Industry Apple will show off its 2018 iPhones on September 12
Author: 0 Apple will show off its 2018 iPhones on September 12

The Cupertino tech company is widely anticipated to launch the iPhone X 2018 series at the event. Surprisingly, the model names of the upcoming devices are said to belong to the iPhone XS naming structure, so let us see if this ends up being true during the keynote.

Industry Google for India 2018: Here’s everything you need to know
Author: 0 Google for India 2018: Here’s everything you need to know

The use of AI here is peculiar for sure, mainly because the majority of Go users don't have good internet connections and their devices are likely not powerful enough to tackle on-device machine learning. Apart from the name change, Google also announced that Google Pay in India will soon allow users to request an instant, pre-approved bank loan directly from within the app.

Industry Google's Reveals New Wear OS With Focus on Fitness and Assistant
Author: 0 Google's Reveals New Wear OS With Focus on Fitness and Assistant

Assistant will also provide you with smart suggestions for things like the weather, or help you find a restaurant near your hotel. Wear OS is getting smarter, or more specifically the Google Assistant component is getting better at helping you, as a new update will allow it to offer proactive and personalized information.

Author: 0 Google will now help you get a bank loan in India

Google continues to customise its services for India which it estimates to have 390 million monthly active users. With Tez now becoming Google Pay , you can also expect global features like card payments to come here, he added. The Google Go app will also get the Google Feed soon. Stating the reason behind the rebranding, Caesar Sengupta, General Manager, Payments and Next Billion Users Initiative, in an official blog post said that the company plans to unify all of Google's payment ...

Industry Xbox All Access is confirmed, and its store page is live
Author: 0 Xbox All Access is confirmed, and its store page is live

On a monthly basis, Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Live Gold sell for $9.99 each which comes out to $479.52 over two years. These type of subscription plans aren't usually created to save you money - your cellular plan will cost your more than just buying your phone outright.

Industry Did images of the Google Pixel 3 leak through the black market?
Author: 0 Did images of the Google Pixel 3 leak through the black market?

According to a source of 9to5, the new Pixel phones will feature an updated Visual Core chip, which is Google's in-house Image Processing Unit (IPU). The leaks just keep coming for the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones. This could probably be because pictures are taken with a pre-production unit.

Industry Samsung Galaxy Note 9 - the best smartphone of 2018 (so far)
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 9 - the best smartphone of 2018 (so far)

The Samsung Galaxy A8 Star will be on sale exclusively on Amazon .in from August 27, and will sell at Rs 34,990, Samsung has announced . The Note 9 is available in 128-gigabyte and 512GB models, with support for up to 1 terabyte of storage via expandable memory .

Industry 2M customers affected by T-Mobile data breach
Author: 0 2M customers affected by T-Mobile data breach

Customers impacted by the security issue have been notified of the potential data theft; subscribers who haven't been notified weren't exposed. T-Mobile US and its unit Metro PCS told customers that cybersecurity staff found and shut down unauthorized access to certain information on August 20 and immediately reported the matter to authorities.

Industry HTC Vive Wireless Adapter Release Date Announced
Author: 0 HTC Vive Wireless Adapter Release Date Announced

Daniel also acknowledged that developing the adapter, which was first announced along with the Vive Pro in January , took time. Better yet, you can have multiple Vive users taking advantage of this wireless adapter within the same space simultaneously, meaning you don't have to worry about people tripping over or find a way to suspend the cables.

Industry GIGABYTE unveils GeForce RTX 20 series graphics card
Author: 0 GIGABYTE unveils GeForce RTX 20 series graphics card

Nvidia has also announced its two more GPU's RTX 2070 and RTX 2080 Ti . The non-Ti GeForce RTX 2080 , meanwhile, will come loaded with 8GB. You can also pre-order the special " Founders Edition " of each card on Nvidia's site. Of course, we will get back to the Turing GPU and the RTX series as soon as Nvidia gives us all the technical information and once it gives the green light for reviews.

Industry Huawei, ZTE banned from providing 5G tech in Australia
Author: 0 Huawei, ZTE banned from providing 5G tech in Australia

The Chinese networking and telecommunications equipment provider has published the news on its Twitter account on 23 August saying that both Huawei and ZTE had been informed of the news by the government. Huawei Australia said on Twitter it was "extremely disappointed". It said it had "safely and securely" delivered wireless technology in Australia for close to 15 years.

Industry Samsung Galaxy Note 8 gets a huge Rs 12000 price cut
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 8 gets a huge Rs 12000 price cut

Does a ideal smartphone even exist? It isn't hard to conclude the review of the Galaxy Note 9 , even after using merely 24 hours, it is a powerful flagship that you would have already expected from Samsung , and it has some new tricks that Galaxy Note fans will be happy, rather than calling it a new groundbreaking smartphone that changes everything, I'd call it a device made to satisfy the Note fans, because it improves what the Galaxy Note is already great for, at a somehow ...

Industry Russian Hackers Targeted Conservative US Groups
Author: 0 Russian Hackers Targeted Conservative US Groups

The group, Microsoft said , would send "spear-phishing" emails that linked to realistic-looking fake websites in hopes targeted victims - including political and military figures - would click and betray their credentials. Microsoft said the Fancy Bear hacking group had been behind the attacks. President Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Moscow was "unaware" of any attempted interference by Russia-linked hackers in the United States mid-term elections.

Industry Microsoft Announces Kill Dates For Windows 8 Apps
Author: 0 Microsoft Announces Kill Dates For Windows 8 Apps

With that death sentence, Microsoft has been slowly leading Windows Phone to its demise. Even if you ignore the rather problematic Get Windows 10 campaign which was borderline malware at times in my opinion, you will notice attempts here and there that had the main goal of getting users of Windows 7 or Windows 8 .1 systems to upgrade to Windows 10.

Industry Huawei Caught Using DSLR Photos to Highlight Phone's Camera
Author: 0 Huawei Caught Using DSLR Photos to Highlight Phone's Camera

LOOK UP THE DEFINITION OF STUPID and you might find Huawei's decision to use DSLR photos to advertise the camera on its mid-range Nova 3 phone as an example of the adjective. Elshamy later removed behind-the-scene photos from her Instagram page. In 2016, Huawei used a photograph of a girl standing in the sunlight to sell their P9 smartphone.

Industry Nokia 6.1 Plus to be Flipkart exclusive
Author: 0 Nokia 6.1 Plus to be Flipkart exclusive

The Nokia 6.1 has a 4GB RAM and 64 GB of internal storage. Nokia has teased that they will be releasing a new smartphone on August 21, posting teaser images and dates to their Twitter . The volume and power buttons are located on the right. However, users can expand the internal storage of the phone via microSD card up to 400GB. Meanwhile, the pricing of Nokia 5 .1 Plus is likely to be announced by September.

Industry Nvidia's Beefy New Graphics Card Will Cost £1099
Author: 0 Nvidia's Beefy New Graphics Card Will Cost £1099

Specifically, they are the: RTX 2070, RTX 2080 , and RTX 2080 Ti . Nvidia's GeForce RTX cards are officially out of the ray-traced bag , and every card maker seems eager to join in. The 2080 offers ray tracing at 8 GigaRays per second, while the 2080 Ti offers ray tracing at 10 GigaRays per second, along with 78 trillion RTX ops.

Author: 0 Nvidia debuts GeForce RTX gaming cards starting at $499

Along with the new RT Cores and Tensor Cores, these cards also include a new NGX neural graphics framework for AI algorithms, GDDR6 memory with 600GB/s bandwidth, new NVIDIA NVLink with a higher 100 GB/s bandwidth for SLI, hardware support for USB-C and VirtualLink, and other technologies such as Variable Rate Shading, Multi-View Rendering and VRWorks Audio.

Industry Twitch Prime Dropping Ad-Free Viewing, Game Discounts
Author: 0 Twitch Prime Dropping Ad-Free Viewing, Game Discounts

Members with monthly subscriptions will continue to get ad-free viewing until October 15. Starting September 14, any renewal of the paid service (as part of a paid Amazon Prime subscription) will have its no-advertising benefit lopped off.

Industry NSW fires burn amid drought conditions
Author: 0 NSW fires burn amid drought conditions

The winter blazes left scientists "gobsmacked" as they tore through parts of NSW, leading to a total fire ban across much of the state. The Ulladulla firefront has burnt through about 100 hectares and properties west of Burrill Lake are now under threat.

Industry Apple to roll out entry-level MacBook in September
Author: 0 Apple to roll out entry-level MacBook in September

Judging from previous releases, this should amount to around £1,149 and about AU$1,799. According to Digitimes , Apple had meant to release the new machines earlier in the year with 10m Intel CPU architecture; however, due to the continued delay of Intel's 10nm rollout Apple had been forced to adapt its plans and adopt 14nm Kaby Lake chips instead.

Industry Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Takes Drag Racing to a Whole New Level
Author: 0 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Takes Drag Racing to a Whole New Level

The Mustang Cobra Jet will sell for $130,000, but production is limited to only 68 units, in honor of the car's 1968 debut. It's summertime in Detroit, and that means one thing: the Woodward Dream Cruise , a weeklong celebration of muscle cars, hot rods, classics and all things automotive.

Author: 0 OnePlus 6T to Launch on T

Those are early numbers that could still change, but they line up with OnePlus' previous releases. Somewhere north of 75 percent of all smartphone sales go through carriers in the United States, which makes having a carrier partner a key element for any smartphone maker that wants to break into the big leagues.

Industry Moto P30 vs Oppo F9 vs Lenovo Z5
Author: 0 Moto P30 vs Oppo F9 vs Lenovo Z5

Motorola has taken it upon itself to spread the notch to new users, so naturally the P30 has various proximity and brightness sensors in the front, as well as a 12 MP selfie camera. The smartphone supports a microSD card of up to 256GB. Those dual cameras are 16- and 5-megapixel f1.8 rear sensors with background defocus (portrait) mode.