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Research Google introduces audiobooks on Google Play
Author: 0 Google introduces audiobooks on Google Play

Audiobooks will be available in 45 countries and in nine different languages. You can simply ask the Assistant, "Okay Google , read my book" and the audiobook will start playing. Google is harping on integration of audiobooks across its platform, and it makes sense to launch given its Home speaker push. The introduction of audiobooks at Google Play brings with it an easier way for those in the Google ecosystem to enjoy their favorite reads in a seamless way across devices.

Research After Tinder mistake, Missouri freshman emails every Claudia on campus
Author: 0 After Tinder mistake, Missouri freshman emails every Claudia on campus

One savvy student from Missouri was determined to pursue the latter after he accidentally rejected a woman named Claudia on Tinder . "I found her hilarious, so that's what led me to wanting to swipe right", he added. "If you choose right we could totally get some doughnuts or something". Perhaps with every photo you scrolled through, with every word of their bio you psychoanalyzed, your face gradually came to more closely resemble the heart-eye emoji.

Research 512GB MicroSDXC Card Scheduled To Launch In February
Author: 0 512GB MicroSDXC Card Scheduled To Launch In February

Its new fingernail-sized memory card seems to be aimed at smartphone and tablet users who require a "massive memory boost" for creating, storing and sharing more photos and videos and enjoying app and music downloads. As well as smartphones, Integral noted the microSDXC format is also finding a home in dashcams, home security, drone cameras and action-cams. It is created to increase the storage capacity of Android devices and tablets, as well as, other forms of consumer tech including action ...

Research Gboard just made it too easy to post insane GIF selfies
Author: 0 Gboard just made it too easy to post insane GIF selfies

To those who still haven't installed Gboard as their default keyboard, better do it now lest you want to miss out on creating custom GIFs. Samsung Galaxy Note series users will have an additional use for the S-Pen as it can now also be used to draw on GIFs.

Research Check out the new cast members of 'Incredibles 2'
Author: 0 Check out the new cast members of 'Incredibles 2'

Incredibles 2's story is something of an inversion of the first: Helen (AKA Elastigirl) will embark on her own solo journey, while Bob (voiced by Craig T. Character details for Bob Odenkirk and Catherine Keener's roles have also been revealed. Less similar is writer/director Brad Bird who is returning as intense fashionista Edna Mode.

Research Maisie Williams Will Be a Bridesmaid at Sophie Turner's Wedding!
Author: 0 Maisie Williams Will Be a Bridesmaid at Sophie Turner's Wedding!

In a interview for her upcoming film Early Man , Williams was asked if she was "bidding for a role as bridesmaid" in Turner's wedding. "We're sort of in the same world with X-Men", says Williams, adding that'd it'd be "a missed opportunity" if they didn't get to come together on screen for that franchise too.

Research Lane Johnson: Eagles looking to 'dethrone' Tom Brady, Patriots
Author: 0 Lane Johnson: Eagles looking to 'dethrone' Tom Brady, Patriots

The Patriots made the Super Bowl on Sunday following a 24-20 comeback victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars . The Pats, who ended the regular season as number one seeds, went head-to-head with the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC Championship game at the Gillette Stadium and both teams put on an enthralling show.

Research Celgene Continues Active January With $9B Juno Acquisition
Author: 0 Celgene Continues Active January With $9B Juno Acquisition

The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.73) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.80) by $0.07. It's unclear how much Celgene would pay for Juno , which had a market value of $7.9 billion as of Wednesday's close of trading.

Research Airtel upgrades Rs 399 Prepaid pack to offer 1GB of 3G
Author: 0 Airtel upgrades Rs 399 Prepaid pack to offer 1GB of 3G

As we mentioned above, the Rs.399 pack now comes with a validity period of 84 days. The validity for this pack was 70 days which was only recently increased from 28 days earlier this month. As per the revised plan, Airtel is now offering unlimited local and STD calls, 100 SMS per day and 1GB data for the period of 28 days. The plan also includes free outgoing roaming (National) for users.

Research Android 8.1 allows you to see speeds of public Wi-Fi networks
Author: 0 Android 8.1 allows you to see speeds of public Wi-Fi networks

Android Oreo was a solid upgrade from Nougat, but Google is still rolling out features for the popular mobile OS. The labels show up under the network name in the list of available Wi-Fi connections. If you're a business owner who doesn't like random Android users seeing this kind of information, Google has fortunately given administrators a couple of ways to opt out .

Research Microsoft's canceled Xbox smartwatch has resurfaced online
Author: 0 Microsoft's canceled Xbox smartwatch has resurfaced online

Other than that, though, there's next to nothing of note to be found within this Xbox Watch. Either way, it looks as though Microsoft's interest in wrist-mounted wearables is probably over, for now. Wearables have proven elusive for Microsoft. The Xbox smartwatch was being worked on by the same teams behind Xbox accessories and the Kinect. Despite the fact that Microsoft has given up Windows Phone and anything related to the smartphone business, the Redmond-based company was, at some ...

Research Falcon Heavy Tests Grounded by Government Shutdown
Author: 0 Falcon Heavy Tests Grounded by Government Shutdown

It may not just be the test itself that's affected. The launch of the Falcon Heavy will represent a watershed moment in spaceflight history. The New Zealand launch complex was unaffected by the USA government shutdown . In its first flight, the rocket and its 27 engines will push towards the heavens and, as Musk has stated multiple times, the rocket isn't expected to survive its trip.

Research Netflix Earnings Preview: Stock Hits Record High In Countdown To Results
Author: 0 Netflix Earnings Preview: Stock Hits Record High In Countdown To Results

They expect $0.42 earnings per share, up 180.00% or $0.27 from last year's $0.15 per share. The firm is scheduled to issue its next earnings results after the market closes on Monday, January 22nd. $348,870 worth of stock was sold by BARTON RICHARD N on Friday, September 1. As per Tuesday, September 1, the company rating was maintained by Bank of America.

Research 'Super Blue Blood Moon' lunar eclipse on January 31
Author: 0 'Super Blue Blood Moon' lunar eclipse on January 31

Viewers in western Canada will be treated to the total eclipse phase from start to finish, though the penumbral shadow (partial eclipse) will pass after the moon has set. NASA says viewing the eclipse may be challenging in the eastern time zone, with the best viewing in the western U.S. For more information about the "Super Blue Blood Moon ", visit NASA's website .

Research Microsoft challenges Google in the classroom with new devices, Office features
Author: 0 Microsoft challenges Google in the classroom with new devices, Office features

According to the analyst firm Futuresource, Google's low-priced Chromebooks captured 59.8% of the laptop market for K-12 education, compared to 22.3% of the Microsoft Windows devices in the third-quarter of 2017. "Shrinking budgets can lead schools to choose devices with a stripped-down experience and a limited lifespan, unfortunately costing more over time and offering less to students".

Research Analysts reckon the iPhone X could have a surprisingly short shelf life
Author: 0 Analysts reckon the iPhone X could have a surprisingly short shelf life

The reasoning behind this is that if Apple sold the iPhone X for $899 starting in September, then it could impact the sales of the apparent 6.1-inch LCD iPhone that is predicted to launch this year. Kuo has said in an investor note that Apple iPhone X will face "end of life" in summer 2018 and will not be retained after the new iPhones are launched.

Research Mobile wins OpenSignal mobile speed tests, yet again
Author: 0 Mobile wins OpenSignal mobile speed tests, yet again

And this time, T-Mobile came out on top. This latest report is based off of nearly 2.4 billion tests through nearly 240,000 devices from October 1, 2017 to December 30, 2017. Then Verizon reintroduced its unlimited data plan (along with AT&T), and 4G speeds began to tank. OpenSignal's numbers show big improvements on all major USA carriers, including a return to pre-unlimited speeds for Verizon to end the year and a 33% jump in speeds over the year from Sprint .

Research Apple HomePod gets FCC certification, signals impending release
Author: 0 Apple HomePod gets FCC certification, signals impending release

This could be useful for things like parties and more. Google's Home Mini smart speaker ran into trouble with it's microphone recording every bit of audio it picked up rather than listening for activation phrases. The HomePod will give you more extra space in your room as it is very compact in design and will work accordingly. The reports on the approval was revealed shortly after rumors speculated that the supplier of HomePod, Inventec, has began to ship it to Apple.