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Amazon Alexa completes its tie-up with Microsoft Cortana

Amazon Alexa completes its tie-up with Microsoft Cortana While Echo home devices are microphone-equipped speakers, the Amazon Echo Show and Spot also include a display. And plenty more besides. Amazon has unveiled the new generation of even more "smart" Echo speakers, as well as a range of new "intelligence" devices, including a microwave oven, in an effort to keep the lead in this area with regard to Apple and Google rivals. [Full Article...]

Red Dead Online to Combine Multiplayer with All 'We've Learned from GTAO'

Red Dead Online to Combine Multiplayer with All 'We've Learned from GTAO' It probably goes without saying, but Red Dead Online access is free with Red Dead Redemption 2 . Like its predecessor and Grand Theft Auto V , the game will have a robust online mode . It'll also feature constant updates and adjustments over time. Following the massive success of GTA Online , Rockstar made sure to implement a similar online open world experience for the Western franchise... [Full Article...]

Pricey new iPhones make debut in Japan

Pricey new iPhones make debut in Japan The new iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max were made available in-store starting on Friday, September 21st in the country of Singapore and in surrounding regions. The iPhone XR offers an all-screen design that looks very similar to the flagship XS. The iPhone XS Max , meanwhile, is worth Dh4,649, Dh5,279 and Dh6,129 , respectively. [Full Article...]

Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 Goes Official: Features Triple Rear Camera

Obviously, the centerpiece of this year's Galaxy A7 is the triple camera setup on the back. The company has also incorporated Scene Optimizer feature in the camera which it has borrowed from Galaxy Note 9 . Users can also expand storage up to 512GB with a microSD card. Out of the box, this device runs on Android 8.0 Oreo with Samsung's skin on top. No details on pricing just yet, but i... [Full Article...]

Google Home Hub leaks, set to face off against Amazon Echo Show

Google Home Hub leaks, set to face off against Amazon Echo Show While the Google Home Mini and Amazon Echo Dot accounted for 38 percent of global shipments, they only accounted for 17 percent of revenue. But Lenovo's display is an inch bigger. The pricing and availability for the Home Hub has been tipped by Android Authority as being "available later this fall for $149". The smart assistant war has been raging on for several years now between Google an... [Full Article...]

Amazon could drop 8 new Alexa-powered devices, including a microwave

Amazon could drop 8 new Alexa-powered devices, including a microwave CNBC reports that Amazon is expected to officially reveal the new devices at an event to be held later this month, with a microwave amongst the potential gadgets. Amazon Echo relies on Microsoft's Bing search engine and Wikipedia, while Google Home uses the company's own Google Search. Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant are the two most popular personal assistants in the market.The ... [Full Article...]

Galaxy Note 9 Catches Fire In Woman’s Purse, Samsung Faces Lawsuit

Galaxy Note 9 Catches Fire In Woman’s Purse, Samsung Faces Lawsuit Other rumors claim that Samsung will follow in rival Apple's footsteps and release three variants of the Galaxy S10 , each in different sizes and with a varying numbers of cameras. Soon after that, she heard a weird noise from her bag which she described as "whistling and screeching" sounds. The incident is concerning, especially after Samsung CEO DJ Koh said that the "battery in the Gala... [Full Article...]

What you need to know about the Switch online service

What you need to know about the Switch online service Those after a truly authentic retro feel will nearly certainly want to pick up Nintendo's latest accessory - wireless NES controllers . We reached out to Nintendo to ask what kind of breathing room users can expect before their hard-earned save file disappeared, but had not heard back at time of writing. [Full Article...]

Apple Explains "Everything to Know" About iPhone Xs in 54 Seconds

Apple Explains Perhaps the staggered release schedule is indeed due to manufacturing issues, as had been rumored. Samsung's Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ couldn't possibly have been more boring. Otherwise, the performance and camera improvements in the iPhone XS definitely do not warrant spending as much as $1,400 to upgrade. However, the smallest iPhone you could buy now is the iPhone 7 or the iPhone 8 . [Full Article...]

The new iPhone XR's six available colors, ranked

The new iPhone XR's six available colors, ranked Apple's iPhone XR is a more intriguing smartphone than the two premium iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max devices. "(It's) by far the most advanced iPhone we have ever created". Like the XS and XS MAX, the XR has a new Depth Control slider feature that lets you adjust the depth-of-field in Portrait Mode photos after they're captured, going from maximum bokeh at f/1.8 to maximum depth-of-field at f/16. [Full Article...]

IPhone X 2018 : Already offered by a dealer on the net

IPhone X 2018 : Already offered by a dealer on the net However, an earlier alleged leaked presentation photo of Cinia Mobile via Weibo revealed the Naming Scheme for the upcoming iPhone line up as the iPhone XC , iPhone XS and iPhone XS Plus . "Curiously, the phablet sized version will not be the iPhone XS Plus , but is expected to be the iPhone X Max ". Called the iOS 12 , the new operating system is not only expected to be faster than t... [Full Article...]

Apple shares rise ahead of annual product launch

Apple shares rise ahead of annual product launch The report mentioned that device will weigh heavier than the iPhone 8 Plus due to the stainless steel band expected on iPhone Xs Max . Spotted by ATH (with extra context added by The Verge ) the names were seen in an XML file of Apple's product sitemap from the official Apple website . [Full Article...]

IPhone XS Max could be Apple's biggest phone yet - Apple

IPhone XS Max could be Apple's biggest phone yet - Apple This has been accounted for by a report , which professes to have gotten the data from Apple insiders. With exactly a week left until Apple unveils its 2018 iPhones , we learned on Wednesday that the iPhone X Plus version that's finally coming this year will be called iPhone XS Max . [Full Article...]

Tesla shares dive after two executives quit and Elon Musk cannabis interview

Tesla shares dive after two executives quit and Elon Musk cannabis interview After the broadcast, head of human resources Gabrielle Toldeano told Bloomberg that she would not be returning from a leave of absence, causing the share price to drop further. Hours before the posting, Musk sat for a 2 1/2-hour interview with comedian Joe Rogan , during which the two mused about work and life while smoking a marijuana joint on camera. [Full Article...]

How to check if your iPhone 8 is part of Apple's recall

How to check if your iPhone 8 is part of Apple's recall All main Android brands now treat FOD as the important function to differentiate themselves from iPhone (we expect 2H19 iPhone models will not support FOD). Other design features include the removal of a home button which would suggest the next iPad Pro will use gesture like controls as seen with the iPhone X . [Full Article...]

Facebook, Twitter fall as they face US Congress

Facebook, Twitter fall as they face US Congress Many members of Congress fault social media platforms for failing to combat foreign efforts to influence USA politics. "That's on us", she wrote. Earlier this year the company said it was taking aggressive measures to combat inauthentic accounts. "Twitter does not use political ideology to make any decisions, whether related to ranking content on our service or how we enforce our rules", Do... [Full Article...]

Facebook, Twitter fall as they face U.S. Congress

Facebook, Twitter fall as they face U.S. Congress Lawyers for Facebook, Google and Twitter were grilled by senators over the course of two days last October, after the extent of the Russian social media influence operation was revealed. During that hearing, it's likely Dorsey will face questions about - and push back against - accusations of political bias against Republicans. Dorsey will tell the House Energy and Commerce Committee that Twit... [Full Article...]

Huawei P20 Pro and P20 new colors celebrate a major milestone

Huawei P20 Pro and P20 new colors celebrate a major milestone At the ongoing IFA 2018 , Huawei announced to 7nm Kirin 980 SoC with Dual NPU and Mali G73 GPU. The new colors of the P20 Pro are made to complete your outfit and thats why the choice is either Brown or Black - because these are the two colors that can be universally matched with any apparel. [Full Article...]

Microsoft Officially Unveils Xbox All Access Monthly Payment Plan

Microsoft Officially Unveils Xbox All Access Monthly Payment Plan Sources say that Microsoft especially will emphasize on the attractiveness of Xbox Pass Game in this bundle, since the subscription, all users will receive her newest hits, including Gears 5, Halo Infinite, Forza Horizon and 4 other blockbusters, sold separately, for $60. [Full Article...]

Apple expected to unveil new iPhone models on September 12

Apple expected to unveil new iPhone models on September 12 On the other hand, the 6.1-inch version will have an LCD panel and called iPhone 9 . The company launched Apple Watch 3, Apple TV set-top box as well alongside 2017 iPhone series at the all-glass structure Steve Jobs Theatre. But now the wait is over as Apple has officially sent out the invites for its most important event of the year. Apple's clever 3D Touch feature has seen mixed succes... [Full Article...]