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IT All-new Dacia Duster shown ahead of Frankfurt debut
Author: 0 All-new Dacia Duster shown ahead of Frankfurt debut

The Renault Groupe has revealed the second-generation Duster which builds on the current car's reputation by bringing it up to speed with the times in respect to lending a contemporary appeal. The model is the company's best-seller globally with over 1 million units sold. The bonnet has been reworked for a flatter surface and gets a U-shaped masculine line for a more assertive look.

IT Katrina survivors make surreal trek to escape Harvey
Author: 0 Katrina survivors make surreal trek to escape Harvey

The saving grace is that New Orleans and the people here are a good example of that fact that Houston is going to come back". She had been living in Kenner, about 12 miles out of the city limits. They are now forced to re-live the nightmare as they deal with the fallout from Harvey. "We do have a long way to go with this particular storm", he added.

IT Why you need to change your email password
Author: 0 Why you need to change your email password

In one of the largest data breaches in history, a misconfigured spambot computer program publicly leaked more than 700 million email addresses and passwords, though experts say that repeated or fake email addresses could reduce the number of real people impacted.

IT Acer expands Switch, Swift and Spin convertible model ranges
Author: 0 Acer expands Switch, Swift and Spin convertible model ranges

The Switch 7 Black edition is a sleek looking ultrabook that is pretty light at just 1.15Kgs. Rs. 63,900) respectively. The Acer Spin 5 will be available in Europe from September with a starting price of €899 and €999 for the 13-inch and 15-inch models respectively.

IT How to donate wisely to disaster relief, charity
Author: 0 How to donate wisely to disaster relief, charity

When giving a donation, make sure to do so by credit or check. "Through IICF, we are able to very quickly unite our efforts in collecting donations, and distribute to local nonprofits in the Texas communities who will be able to help families across the region in a very real and meaningful way", said John Vasturia, president, Specialty Markets, Munich Reinsurance America and IICF board of governors chair.

IT 'Sonic Mania' Uses Controversial DRM Service Denuvo
Author: 0 'Sonic Mania' Uses Controversial DRM Service Denuvo

Steam's pre-sale charts were touching the top of charts earlier this month and Denuvo was not mentioned in this store page . It turns out that Sonic Mania required players to be online at all times which cause a problem with some of the players.

IT Samsung unveils Gear Sport smartwatch and Gear Fit2 Pro fitness tracker
Author: 0 Samsung unveils Gear Sport smartwatch and Gear Fit2 Pro fitness tracker

However, the Gear Sport and Gear Fit2 Pro should not be used for scuba diving, waterskiing, or other activities involving high-velocity water or submersion below shallow depth. While they might look near identical, Samsung says they are more ergonomic and lightweight this time round weighing just 8g per earbud. At Samsung, we celebrate the everyday athlete - whether you're going for a light jog, or training for your next triathlon.

IT Liverpool prepared to spend 'whatever it takes' to sign Van Dijk
Author: 0 Liverpool prepared to spend 'whatever it takes' to sign Van Dijk

Arsenal have always been linked with a move for Lemar this summer but Arsene Wenger played down the chances of a deal for the France global being down by describing the proposed move as "dead" last week. LIVERPOOL are still active in the transfer market ahead of deadline day - but which players are most likely to sign? Since then the Dutchman has not trained or played for Southampton this season and has also slapped in a public transfer request, accusing the Saints of trying to stunt his ...

IT Details on the Bentley Continental GT released
Author: 0 Details on the Bentley Continental GT released

As yet there are no details on how much the new Continental GT will cost. The new Continental GT's profile is lower due in part to the positioning of the front wheels that are 135mm further forward, allowing the bonnet to be extended and the nose to be lowered.

IT Your UK CEX Account May Have Been Breached - Here's the Important Info
Author: 0 Your UK CEX Account May Have Been Breached - Here's the Important Info

The retailer has recommended that customers change their passwords both for their CEX accounts and elsewhere. Retailer CeX has suffered an online security breach. The data also included old credit card information, but CeX assured it was all for expired credit cards, as it had not held customer credit card data in-house for a number of years.

IT Ways Google Maps Now Makes it Easier to Find Parking
Author: 0 Ways Google Maps Now Makes it Easier to Find Parking

Another important new feature included in the update is the ability to find parking near a destination on Google Maps for Android . When users tap on the icon, they will be able to see a long list of parking garages, individual spots and locations available within the perimeter.

IT Xiaomi Redmi 4A to Release by End of August
Author: 0 Xiaomi Redmi 4A to Release by End of August

The Rdmi 4A ( 32GB ) has 13 megapixels rear camera with LED Flash, PDAF, f/2.2 aperture, 1080p video recording. The Redmi 4A features a 5-inch HD display with thick bezels on the top and bottom. There is a 13MP back camera with an aperture of f/2.2. Either you can use single sim and memory card or dual sim without a memory card. Along with 16GB/32GB of internal storage, there is also a MicroSD card slot for expanding the storage up to 128GB.

IT Sonos expected to go up against Apple with voice-activated smart speaker
Author: 0 Sonos expected to go up against Apple with voice-activated smart speaker

The company could follow other multinational companies' strategy to enter into the smart speaker market. Sonos high-end music speaker would be a direct competitor to HomePod. Should the news of this new speaker send shivers up Apple's spine? While the invitation does not specify a smart speaker will be unveiled, the rather amateurish looking mouth at the bottom does hint at voice recognition.

IT Walking Dead Unveils Pokemon Go-Inspired Mobile Game in New Trailer
Author: 0 Walking Dead Unveils Pokemon Go-Inspired Mobile Game in New Trailer

The Walking Dead: Our World will be coming to iOS and Android when it's available. Specifically, it will "blend characters and other game elements, with the players' own environment", a description for the app explained. Check out the first teaser for " The Walking Dead: Our World " below to get a glimpse of how the AR mobile game would look like. What do you think the game will play like, and how would you want it to be? Finnish studio Next Games, which is behind The Walking Dead: No ...

IT Toshiba, Western Digital hold talks on sale of chip unit
Author: 0 Toshiba, Western Digital hold talks on sale of chip unit

Western Digital declined to comment. While the two companies plan to take the chip unit public in roughly three years, Western Digital's stake will still be limited to no more than one-third of all shares even if the US firm goes ahead with its plan to buy additional shares, they said, meaning it will not have a veto on important management issues.

IT Nintendo Affected by Recent Online Issues in Japan, Google Admits Fault
Author: 0 Nintendo Affected by Recent Online Issues in Japan, Google Admits Fault

Details have been given on how the change will affect current Wii U and 3DS games, available here. Through that web portal, users will be able to save the content they created before Miiverse is taken offline. The Switch doesn't have Miiverse so it makes sense Nintendo would kill the service off. Follow this link to find out how to download and save your old Miiverse posts.

IT New YouTube Logo Revealed, Material Design Interface Live For All
Author: 0 New YouTube Logo Revealed, Material Design Interface Live For All

The next time you head over to YouTube, you'll notice the home page sports a cleaner, more open design. The new design, which is now available to all YouTube users globally, is supposed to be cleaner and simpler. YouTube is getting its biggest makeover to date. At the very least, it'll likely be a less controversial new logo than the one Google unveiled a few years ago .

IT National Sports Day: Virender Sehwag and other athletes reminisce Major Dhyanchand!
Author: 0 National Sports Day: Virender Sehwag and other athletes reminisce Major Dhyanchand!

One of the most astonishing players of field hockey, Dhyan Chand was the backbone of the Indian hockey team during an era when they dominated the world of hockey. He also added that the sports search portal was launched to harness the huge sports talent in India. Major Dhyan Chand was conferred with the Padma Bhushan, the third highest (then second highest) civilian honour of Padma Bhushan in 1956.

IT Google launches ARCore, it's augmented reality for Android devices
Author: 0 Google launches ARCore, it's augmented reality for Android devices

There will likely be some limitations as far as hardware is concerned, but Google is confident that this platform will let developers create AR experiences for virtually any Android smartphone. By aligning the pose of the virtual camera that renders the 3D content with the pose of the device's camera provided by ARCore , virtual content is rendered from the correct perspective and remains accurately placed as it is rendered on top of the image obtained from the device's camera.

IT Sonos appears set to launch Amazon Alexa-controlled smart speaker
Author: 0 Sonos appears set to launch Amazon Alexa-controlled smart speaker

That would allow folks for the first time on a Sonos system to request music, sports scores, the weather and more all by voice. However, based on a recent FCC filing discovered by David Zatz , Sonos could have a new all-in-one smart speaker on the way with built-in far field microphones to help pick up voice commands - the same kind of mics you get in an Echo or Google Home.