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Research Oculus standalone VR is real
Author: 0 Oculus standalone VR is real

The Chinese variant of the standalone headset is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor which is more than capable enough of powering decent VR experiences as we found out when we went hands-on with Qualcomm's standalone VR headset in 2016.

Research Google releases Trusted Contacts for iOS devices, updates Android app
Author: 0 Google releases Trusted Contacts for iOS devices, updates Android app

The Trusted Contact app from search engine giant can automatically share your status and location with your friends or loved ones. The app is meant for emergency situations or everyday situations if a contact wants to know you're OK. Finally, the app has been updated with new language support: there's now Burmese, Bahasa, Macedonian, Nepali, Urdu, Serbian, Persian, Amharic, and Greek.

Research Latest Google Pixel, Pixel XL 2 3D renders shown off
Author: 0 Latest Google Pixel, Pixel XL 2 3D renders shown off

Alleged renders showing the final designs for the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have leaked, hinting at key features, or lack thereof. Google and its hardware-making partner (s) probably won't be able to entirely satisfy shutterbugs either with a single, bulging camera on both the Pixel 2 and XL2's backs, but it might be wise to wait and see.

Research Fabinho and Lemar staying at Monaco - Vasilyev
Author: 0 Fabinho and Lemar staying at Monaco - Vasilyev

I'm not entirely sure where he would play if we kept Alexis, but there are certainly worse problems for Wenger to have to try and figure out. "He is staying with us". Lemar scored 14 goals and made as many assists in all competitions last term. Arsene Wenger has been tracking the 21-year-old for weeks and it's believed he's already had at least one bid turned down by the French champions who are allegedly demanding £80m for a player they signed from Caen in 2015.

Research USB 3.2 Coming to Laptops with Double the Speed
Author: 0 USB 3.2 Coming to Laptops with Double the Speed

Unlike micro and miniUSB, however, USB-C has been created to replace both ends of the cable. The update will provide nearly double bandwidth, in comparison to USB 3.1, via two-lane operation over the existing Type-C cables. Keeping the physical data layer and encoding techniques consistent ensure full backward compatibility with past USB versions for USB 3.2 devices, which is always a key concern for the USB-IF and the USB 3.0 Promoter Group.

Research Apple's China woes continue as iPhone sales fell last quarter
Author: 0 Apple's China woes continue as iPhone sales fell last quarter

A research study has found out that domestic companies like Huawei , Oppo , Vivo and Xiaomi dominate Chinese smartphone market that contributes to nearly 30 percent of the global smartphone volumes. Apple recently created a new post, managing director of greater China , tapping an executive that has developed China-specific features for iPhone and iPad.

Research Moto Launches Moto Z2 Force With Shatterproof Display
Author: 0 Moto Launches Moto Z2 Force With Shatterproof Display

The Moto Z2 Force measures 155.8x76x 6.1mm, and weighs 143 grams. In order to make it as thin as it is, the Moto Z2 Force drops the 3.5mm jack this year and comes with a USB Type-C port. Unfortunately, there's no headphone jack, a page taken from Apple's book and the earlier Moto Z smartphone. The Moto 360 camera is an add-on that lets you attach a 360-degree camera to the device.

Research Kaspersky faces heat from Windows Defender; introduces free anti-virus for Windows
Author: 0 Kaspersky faces heat from Windows Defender; introduces free anti-virus for Windows

Kaspersky has been in the news quite a lot recently, primarily because of United States concerns over links to the Russian government . As Kaspersky observes, having more people using its antivirus will mean more data to work with in terms of constructing defences against the latest malware, and that will lead to better protection for all the company's users.

Research Huge drop in sperm count could lead to human extinction
Author: 0 Huge drop in sperm count could lead to human extinction

Britain and rest of the Western world is heading for a male fertility crisis after sperm counts dived by more than half in the past four decades, scientists have warned. The researchers also restricted the analysis to studies after 1995 and reported that the decline does not appear to be abating. Fisch, who has also researched this topic - though he was not involved in the current analysis - noted that one issue with all studies is the fact that sperm counting methodologies have not been ...

Research Supersonic flight edges closer to return, minus the Sonic Boom
Author: 0 Supersonic flight edges closer to return, minus the Sonic Boom

The idea of the new supersonic jet design is to reduce this boom to more of a hum. That's more than twice as fast as the top speed of a normal passenger flight now - 660 miles per hour . But aside from being years away commercially, the other downsides include the plane's high carbon emissions and noise pollution. The design they've settled on keeps sound waves from merging into the sharp N pattern of a sonic boom, according to Peter Iosifidis, Lockheed's design program manager on June's ...

Research You can now buy the HTC U11 with 128GB of internal storage
Author: 0 You can now buy the HTC U11 with 128GB of internal storage

The render of the U12 was first showcased here. Be it the camera placement areas, or the overall design, there are not too many areas of similarities. It comes with 128GB in-built storage, which can be further expanded upto 2TB. For selfies, it comes with a 16 Megapixel Front camera with Full HD Video recording.

Research 61% of drone owners welcome United Kingdom government regulation plans
Author: 0 61% of drone owners welcome United Kingdom government regulation plans

Aviation minister Lord Callanan said that the new measures would both improve safety and put the United Kingdom in a position to benefit from the growing drone market. Drones are central to the government's industrial strategy and are claimed to already be of substantial benefit to business and the public. "The vast majority of the drones we sell feature inbuilt safety features to avoid droners flying their craft close to no-fly zones and sensitive sites such as airports, clearly marking ...

Research Xbox Games with Gold August 2017: Bayonetta & more
Author: 0 Xbox Games with Gold August 2017: Bayonetta & more

Bayonetta will be free until August 15, at which point Red Faction will take its place until August 31. While I've still yet to play the game, I wouldn't want the series to phase out of existence just because Platinum can't afford it. Joining that title will be 'Trial Fusion , ' another $19.99 United States dollars game (if not acquired through Games with Gold ) for the Xbox One.

Research Toyota To Launch Solid-State Battery EV In 2022
Author: 0 Toyota To Launch Solid-State Battery EV In 2022

Toyota Motor Corp is working on an electric auto powered by a new type of battery that significantly increases driving range and reduces charging time, aiming to begin sales in 2022, the Chunichi Shimbun daily reported on Tuesday. The battery will be solid-state, which means it will use solid electrolytes rather than liquid ones for safety reasons. The automaker is said to be preparing to initially launch the vehicle in Japan in 2022.

Research Bears' Jerrell Freeman saves choking man's life at airport
Author: 0 Bears' Jerrell Freeman saves choking man's life at airport

He performed the Heimlich maneuver twice on a man that was choking. Then Freeman stepped in. Then, a nearby woman started giving the man the Heimlich maneuver - but to no avail. "When I put the guy down he was like, 'Oh my god, you just saved my life.' He was like 'Oh my god, '" he said. Freeman, 31, said he had never done the Heimlich maneuver before, but his mom is a nurse and had talked to him about it.

Author: 0 Xiaomi responds to Redmi Note 4 blast video, calls it 'fake'

The update will be available for phones going back all the way to Mi 2/2S, a device launched in 2013. The explosion took place on July 17 around 10:30am at Poorvika Store in Bengaluru, Techcase said. Xiaomi was in the news headlines for the past few days. Earlier in March this year, Xiaomi announced Sangeetha, Poorvika, Lot Mobile, and BigC as its offline retail partners.

Research The Moto Z2 Force is the most powerful modular Android phone ever
Author: 0 The Moto Z2 Force is the most powerful modular Android phone ever

As its name suggests, the Z2 Force is all about toughness. It's also not edge-to-edge but that's fine as you're being offered an everlasting display in return. In terms of aperture, both lenses are nice and wide at f/1.7, which is the same as the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+. It will have a 5-megapixel front camera .

Research Facebook to launch their own speakers gadget with touch
Author: 0 Facebook to launch their own speakers gadget with touch

What's really interesting about the alleged Facebook speaker is that it will seek to distinguish itself from contemporary voice-operated speakers by featuring a built-in 15-inch touch display, instead of focusing on a wholly voice-operated setup.