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OnePlus 5T launched - here's how much it will cost in India


OnePlus 5T price in India starts at Rs. 32,999 for the 6GB RAM and 64GB storage variant. The first sale at 4.30PM that day will be reserved for the Prime subscribers of Amazon India. The OnePlus 5T lets you enable screen flash when using the front camera , which basically uses the display as a substitute for a front-facing flash. Read More »

Closest Temperate World Orbiting Quiet Star Discovered


Scientists at the European Southern Observatory think " Ross 128 B" may be capable of sustaining life. Orbiting planets, while tiny, can gravitationally tug on a star, causing the star to shake in its orbit. A star's habitable zone is the region where liquid water can exist on a planet's surface. That plausibly puts it in the habitable zone, but scientists can't yet pin down its vital signs with certainty. Read More »

Essential offers up an Android Oreo beta for the Essential Phone


And this isn't a talk for just some months. Google's latest release may have been pushed out the door months ago, but that doesn't mean it's available for even a fraction of the devices now in the wild. Other versions of Android such as Jelly Bean, Ice Cream Sandwich and Gingerbread account for 7.2 percent market share in 2017. Google has been trying to tackle the crippling issue of Android fragmentation for years now, but the latest evidence seems to prove the firm's efforts are futile . Read More »

Vietnamese Company Claims $150 Mask Can Hack iPhone X Face ID


In a clip posted to YouTube, a researcher at Bkav can be seen holding his iPhone X in front of the model of his face and successfully unlocking it. The mask was not created with a focus on realism. "This seems like an unlikely sequence of events". Bkav did say that attacks would likely be executed on high-profile targets: "FBI, CIA, country leaders, leaders of major corporations, etc. Read More »

Broadcom Could Raise Its Blockbuster Bid For Qualcomm


Tom Horton, the company's Presiding Director of Qualcomm, Inc ., also said that the uncertainty of the proposed acquisition also had something to do with the rejection. In an email, a Qualcomm spokesperson said the company "won't have any comment beyond this statement". A combination with Broadcom would not have propelled it past industry leaders Intel and Samsung. Read More »

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are joining the Injustice 2 roster


With Injustice 2 getting such a huge (and steadily growing) roster, there's a good chance we'll be seeing more characters make their way to the game. Injustice 2 will be coming to PC (Steam and the Microsoft Store) on November 14, with all previously-released DLC for console available for purchase. Read More »

Hulu Lands as First Streaming Service on Nintendo Switch


The Nintendo Switch Hulu app is now live from the Nintendo Eshop. Although the company's largest audience is older Millennials (25-34), the streaming service pulls a higher percentage of young millennial subscribers (18-24) than Netflix and Amazon, and its current strategy seems to be focused on continuing to attract this growing demographic. Read More »

Apple iOS 11.1.1 arrives to clean up the ridiculous autocorrect bug


Apple recently rolled out a software update to iOS 11 in order to deliver new emoji characters and a fix for the KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability, but it appeared to have broken something in the process. If you're up for it, you can download the iOS 11 .1.1 update for free on all eligible devices via the OTA mechanism. As usual, if you haven't yet received the update notification you should go to Settings General Software Update on your iPhone or iPad to initiate the process. Read More »

Send Facebook Your Nudes So No One Else Can See Them


ABC News reports that the system is being trialled in Australia and three other countries. When asked how a photo will look to a Facebook employee once a user uploads it, Weaver said that in order to determine whether an image is objectionable, "it has to be clearly visible". Read More »

New study on sheep may help research on brain disorders


Lead scientist Jenny Morton says sheep have advanced face-recognition abilities comparable to those of humans and monkeys. The sheep were able to pick out the celebrities and earn the food reward 8 out of 10 times. "I guess they have extended our work to show that sheep generalize viewpoints of the faces, which does require a rich representation of the identity". Read More »

New Lamborghini concept is the electric supercar we all want


Here are some of the state of the art features that have been incorporated on the Lamborghini Terzo Millennio . It might all sound like fantasy, but Lamborghini is stepping into its electric shoes with a very open mind, claiming that the break through solution to making a lightweight electric sports vehicle could be down to the development of body panels which double as energy storage panels, thus skipping batteries altogether. Read More »

OnePlus 5T Android Flagship Unveil Set For November 16th


Since Qualcomm is yet to announce the Snapdragon 845 SoC, the OnePlus 5T will most likely go with the same Snapdragon 835 as the OnePlus 5 . The announcement of the release date also accompanies a rather abstract teaser trailer with the tagline "A New View". Read More »

Who Is Devin Kelley? Texas Church Shooting Suspect Killed By Police


A woman who lives about 10 minutes away from Sutherland Springs in Floresville and was monitoring the chaos on a police scanner and in Facebook community groups, said that everyone knows everyone in the sparsely populated county. Buford declined to provide any details. "It's a small, tight-knit church". Our thanks to law enforcement for their response. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms said agents from its San Antonio office were responding to the shooting. Read More »

Tesla Inc (TSLA) Slashes Production of Two Cars, Misses Q3 Estimates


Nomura restated their buy rating on shares of Tesla Inc. Barclays PLC restated a sell rating on shares of Tesla in a research note on Sunday, October 15th. WARNING: This article was published by Week Herald and is the property of of Week Herald. Baillie Gifford & Co. lessened its stake in Tesla Inc . Read More »

Facebook's Q3 Revenue & Earnings Top Estimates, Says Security Costs Will Impact Profit


A Russian-run page entitled " Donald Trump America" called for "disqualification and removal of Hillary Clinton from the presidential ballot" and ran an ad linking to the White House's crowdsourced petition site, on which there was a petition that claimed the "dynastic succession of the Clinton family in American politics breaches the core democratic principles laid out by our Founding Fathers". Read More »

Super Mario Odyssey Sold 2M Copies Already


The console, which sold 2.3 million global units and was notoriously hard to get hold of, is expected to return to store shelves in the Summer. Mario has been Nintendo's most important character for 32 years - and his popularity is showing no signs of slowing down. Read More »

Bharti Airtel Ltd Q2 net profit drops to Rs. 586.1 crores

Bharti Airtel's average revenue per unit (ARPU) declined 23% to reach Rs 145 in the second quarter from Rs 154 in a year-earlier quarter. The Sunil Bharti Mittal-led company Airtel feels that the market continues to see value erosion and financial stress led by competitive pressure, likely to increase further as the regulator has reduced interconnect charges from 14 paise to 6 paise. Read More »

Microsoft Announces Surface Pro With LTE Connectivity


The Surface Pro LTE will be available for businesses on December 1. Microsoft is gearing up to launch its next Surface Pro and this time with LTE support. As explained by Surface Program Management Director Tim Golik, Microsoft went into designing the LTE model knowing it would have to avoid off-the-shelf parts in order to avoid additional thickness and weight. Read More »

Razer Phone - The Smartphone Designed for Games

The first noticeable thing is that the Razer Phone has enormous top and bottom bezels. However, right before the day of the launch, the smartphone made an early appearance on the United Kingdom retailer website 3G, revealing key specifications of the phone. Read More »

Space Has Never Sounded Scarier Than On NASA's Halloween Playlist


That may very well be the case, but that doesn't mean space isn't filled with an abundance of unusual sounds in the form of radio bursts, electromagnetic pulses, solar wind, charged particle bursts and other celestial emissions. NASA image from 8 October 2014 show active regions on the Sun that give it a very jack-o'-lantern-like appearance. " Saturn's Radio Emissions " were recorded with the Cassini spacecraft, which recently plunged into the planet's atmosphere, bringing its long ... Read More »

OnePlus 5T vs OnePlus 5: What's the rumoured difference?

Assuming that these photographs have been taken from OnePlus 5T's camera, we can say that company is making some serious improvements in its upcoming device. How will it compare to OnePlus 5 though? So, until the company officially launches the device, we should take all the above-mentioned claims with a pinch of salt. Read More »

These Xbox 360 games coming for One X launch


The fan-first feature has evolved from an experiment conducted by two separate Microsoft Research teams into a service planned for Xbox One's launch-complete with hardware hooks baked into the Durango silicon-until the well-publicized changes to the Xbox One policies (namely, stripping out the always-online requirement for the console) forced it to be pushed to the back burner. Read More »