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Research Google Assistant coming to more smart speakers, washing machines, and vacuums
Author: 0 Google Assistant coming to more smart speakers, washing machines, and vacuums

The Zolo Mojo goes in sale in late October. Google this week is announcing a series of partners who are bringing its Google Assistant technology to their smart speakers. A command like "OK Google wash the dishes" might start your washing machine. Google's Home speaker leads in revenue due to its price but Amazon's diverse Echo line wins in shipment numbers.

Research This is how Xiaomi may steal Apple iPhone 8's thunder
Author: 0 This is how Xiaomi may steal Apple iPhone 8's thunder

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 , according to the leaks, will feature a 6.4-inch bezel less display, powdered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 System On Chip and a gigantic amount of RAM, counted to 8 gigs. On the camera front, it is expected to feature a 19MP rear sensor and a 13MP front sensor. Also, there are rumours that claim that the Mix 2 will come in different RAM and storage variants- 4GB RAM/128GB storage, 6GB RAM/128GB storage, and 8GB RAM/256GB storage.

Research New Mini concept to spawn battery-powered hatch
Author: 0 New Mini concept to spawn battery-powered hatch

The Honda Urban EV Concept auto will make its debut at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show which begins in the second week of September. No technical details have been revealed but we're expecting the concept, and the production model it will spawn, to have a single electric motor and at least 200 miles of range.

Research Dell readies own version of HoloLens mixed reality headset for $360
Author: 0 Dell readies own version of HoloLens mixed reality headset for $360

You knew it was coming, and so did we: now that Intel has announced its new processors are on the way , manufacturers are talking about a change in their line-up. As a Windows Mixed Reality device, the Dell headset uses some of the same technology that Microsoft has in its HoloLens augmented reality device.

Research Apple feuds with Hollywood over ultra-HD movie pricing
Author: 0 Apple feuds with Hollywood over ultra-HD movie pricing

The 4K format offers 4,000 pixels per frame-significantly sharper than traditional high-definition. The studios want to charge around $5 to $10 more for 4K UHD movies, according to sources who spoke to WSJ . While Apple wants to expand the category and generate more long term revenue stream, the Hollywood studios want to preserve their profit margins. Apple has secured big deals at the last minute before, where back in 2010 the company secured huge book publishers within days of launching ...

Author: 0 It could be 2019 before we see Game of Thrones' final season

Will winter finally come to King's Landing? It's doing so well that it has become HBO's most-watched series ever (yes, even over The Sopranos ). Peter Dinklage ( Tyrion ), and Isaac Hempstead-Wright (Bran) talk about The Union of Fire and Ice. For us, it was very important that there be a question about what could possibly happen after this moment.

Research MediaTek announces Helio P23 and P30 with dual 4G feature
Author: 0 MediaTek announces Helio P23 and P30 with dual 4G feature

Wang Yanhui, secretary-general of the Mobile China Alliance, said MediaTek has fully realized the important role Chinese mainland's telecom carriers play in the smartphone sector, after it experienced a decline in business due to losing big customers such as Oppo Electronics Corp.

Author: 0 Apple And Accenture To Create Business iOS App Practice

Experts from Apple will be co-located with this team. The two companies will develop new tools and services to help Accenture's enterprise clients better engage with their customers using iPhone and iPad. For Apple , the Accenture deal is also a way to tap into more back-end systems and integrate the wares produced by partnerships with IBM , SAP and Cisco.

Research Aston Martin will only sell hybrids by the mid-2020s
Author: 0 Aston Martin will only sell hybrids by the mid-2020s

Dr Andy Palmer , Aston Martin President and CEO, welcomed the improved sales and financial results. Aston Martin's entire new auto lineup will be powered by hybrid electric engines within a decade, and the company's first sports utility vehicle will arrive as soon as 2019.

Research BMW I3 EV Adds A Sporty I3s Variant
Author: 0 BMW I3 EV Adds A Sporty I3s Variant

First up are the front and rear bumpers which have been redesigned. To begin with, the track on the i3s is wider by nearly 40mm, with a 10mm lower ride height. That means a modest performance increase, with the top speed rising 6mph, to 99mph, and the 0-62mph time dropping 0.4sec, to as low as 6.9sec. The new i3 has more pronounced black A-pillars and chrome springs near the roof, as well as improved front and rear bumpers to make the auto appear wider.

Research Volvo S60 & V60 Polestar announced, advanced aero
Author: 0 Volvo S60 & V60 Polestar announced, advanced aero

What's for sure though is that no matter how old the S60 and V60 might be, Volvo's mid-size Polestars have always been great all-rounders, pairing a dynamic chassis with sufficient performance (even with the four-cylinders), maximum safety and everyday usability, especially in wagon form.

Research NYPD to junk obsolete Windows phones for iPhones
Author: 0 NYPD to junk obsolete Windows phones for iPhones

The New York Police Department will need to replace a whopping 36,000 Windows Phone devices by the end of the year, and they'll replace them all with iPhones . conglomerate, insisted on Microsoft-based phones in part because the NYPD was already using Microsoft software to run the video-surveillance program at its Lower Manhattan Security Initiative Command Center.

Research Dell unveils its first Windows Mixed Reality headset
Author: 0 Dell unveils its first Windows Mixed Reality headset

The new offerings include laptops with new 8 Generation Intel Core processors; performance enhancements to the critically acclaimed XPS 13, Dell Visor Windows Mixed Reality Headset, and Premium Support Plus service. "We are not providing specifics right now, but it is going to be a lot of fun to work with them". The Vive and the necessary accessories to run it (aside from a computer) sell for $599, and the Oculus Rift ships with controllers for $399.

Research PlayStation VR Releasing New Bundle September 1
Author: 0 PlayStation VR Releasing New Bundle September 1

The more expensive $499 bundle, which includes a camera, two PlayStation Move controllers, and the Sony-produced minigame collection PlayStation Worlds , has been dropped to $449. The much lower price point has allowed it to fly off store shelves, as players were dying to try the new technology. This new bundle will replace the previous standalone headset package, so now if you need the set you can get them both at once.

Research Apple might announce the next iPhones at an event on 12 September
Author: 0 Apple might announce the next iPhones at an event on 12 September

The iPhone 8 will reportedly feature a display that takes up nearly the entire front of the device, using new OLED panels that are brighter and more colorful than previous screens. Once again, none of this is confirmed by Apple , and you will have to wait until the September release of the iPhone 8 to confirm or deny the rumors.

Research Samsung working on a cheaper Galaxy Note 8 variant?
Author: 0 Samsung working on a cheaper Galaxy Note 8 variant?

So firstly let's talk about the camera . There're two 12mp shooters on the back of device , one of which is telephoto lens while another one is a wide-angle lens. The design of Note 8 is more like the Galaxy S8 but with less round corners to give it a Note (ish) look and feel. Given the argument that the Note 8 is more of the S8+, a new argument has come up - should you wait for the Google Pixel 2 XL instead of buying the Note 8? This allows you to take pictures with an artistic looking ...

Research List of smartphones to get the Android Oreo update
Author: 0 List of smartphones to get the Android Oreo update

The modified Pixel Launcher (version 2.1) has been developed by AmirZ, who was also responsible for breaking the exclusivity of Pixel Launchers and made them available for entire eligible range of Android smartphones in June this year. The Runtime permission feature, which has to be enabled to allow installation of apps from unknown sources , has been replaced with a new permission system.

Research Now Yakuza 2 Is Getting A HD Remake
Author: 0 Now Yakuza 2 Is Getting A HD Remake

This new console project will continue after Yakuza 6: The Song of Life , though it'll probably be a while before we get to play it in Western countries considering how many projects SEGA is now working on. Just because one announcement has been spoiled doesn't mean you have to miss out on the whole thing. Many new stories which have not been told before.