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Research Opera exorcises its data-saving Opera Max service from the Play Store
Author: 0 Opera exorcises its data-saving Opera Max service from the Play Store

Eventually, though, Opera is going to terminate support for those who are still using the app, forcing them to switch to a different product altogether. In May, it unveiled an entirely refreshed user interface with Opera Max 3.0, which added support for managing Facebook usage along with security protections.

Research Facebook announces News Feed interface changes, new features for Camera
Author: 0 Facebook announces News Feed interface changes, new features for Camera

Additionally, users can now start a live stream directly from the camera interface. Facebook's News Feed is undergoing a redesign that adds circular profile pictures similar to those found in Twitter's major June rehaul . Finally, users will be able to see whose post they're commenting on or reading while they're in the post. Those associations will soon change to "grey" and "circles", however, as Facebook has unveiled plans to revamp the News Feed on mobile , altering some long-running ...

Research Facebook Updates Its News Feed To Make It More Legible
Author: 0 Facebook Updates Its News Feed To Make It More Legible

The new mobile News Feed will start featuring higher contrast colour schemes, so that typography is more legible. Also being enhanced is the News Feed's readability. Those associations will soon change to "grey" and "circles", however, as Facebook has unveiled plans to revamp the News Feed on mobile , altering some long-running aesthetic choices in favor of the new.

Research Scientists uncover 91 volcanoes under Antarctica ice
Author: 0 Scientists uncover 91 volcanoes under Antarctica ice

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh have unearthed 91 volcanoes in Antarctica which haven't been discovered until now. According to the Edinburgh University researchers, who published their findings in the Geological Society's "Special Publications" series back in May, this brings the total number of volcanoes in the 1,800-mile-long West Antarctic Rift System to 138, but what is still not known is how numerous volcanoes-which range in height from around 300 feet to 12,600 ...

Research Google Pixel 2 sports 'Active Edge' sides: FCC filing
Author: 0 Google Pixel 2 sports 'Active Edge' sides: FCC filing

To make things more confirmed, the alleged Google Pixel 2 pass through the FCC, which is usually the last stop before the handset is officially announced. Squeezing the edge launches the camera by default while in the case of the Pixel 2, it might launch Google Assistant. Pixel XL 2 is expected to have 5.99-inch QHD (2560x1440p) OLED display (made by LG) with thin bezels (very little space between the edge and the screen).

Research First Huawei Mate 10 renders leaked out along with some specs
Author: 0 First Huawei Mate 10 renders leaked out along with some specs

There also appears to be a brushed metal finish on the backplate of the phone, further adding to the improved design. The Huawei Mate 10 might be priced somewhere near the $1000 mark. As per the earlier report, the Huawei Mate 10 Lite will also be launched alongside the Mate 10 at the event. This full-screen display has been confirmed by Huawei, with the firm last month boldly claiming that the upcoming device will "surpass" the iPhone 8 with its bezel-less display.

Research Aston Martin Unveils The Vanquish Zagato Speedster And Shooting Brake
Author: 0 Aston Martin Unveils The Vanquish Zagato Speedster And Shooting Brake

With no roof to work with, the curvy cowls are created to represent the signature double bubble shape featured on the roof of Zagato coupes . Speaking ahead of the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, where the Vanquish Zagato Speedster will strike a pose, Andrea Zagato, CEO of Zagato said "Zagato's relationship with Aston Martin began with my grandfather and the DB4 GT Zagato, nearly sixty years ago".

Research Deadly Premonition director Swery announces RPG about people who turn into cats
Author: 0 Deadly Premonition director Swery announces RPG about people who turn into cats

Swery's creating a mystery RPG called The Good Life , which has a sunny disposition that's virtually the opposite of his past games like the cult hits Deadly Premonition and D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die . The townspeople aren't the only ones who get to roam around at as cats - Naomi does too. Is this why everyone in town is so happy? Once the sun sets, players will be able to explore Rainy Woods and collect clues and important items connected to events in the story.

Research ZTE Blade Z Max - affordable phablet with dual camera
Author: 0 ZTE Blade Z Max - affordable phablet with dual camera

It has a 6-inch Full HD display and a large 4,080mAh battery. It offers a pixel count of 367 ppi. Chinese smartphone brand ZTE has launched the successor to the Blade X Max , Blade Z Max in the United States, at a price of $129. It also has a 8-megapixel front-facing camera. The device runs on a 1.4GHz octa-core Snapdragon 435 processor and comes with 2GB RAM and 32GB in-built storage, with expandable microSD support up to 128GB.

Research NASA's Cassini embarks on final five orbits around Saturn
Author: 0 NASA's Cassini embarks on final five orbits around Saturn

NASA has likened Saturn's look to a watercolor painting before. A large, bright and feathery band of summer clouds can be seen arcing across high northern latitudes in the image on the right. If they are forced to work harder, it means the atmosphere is denser than models predict, and engineers will increase the altitude of subsequent orbits.

Research Smart Locks Go Wild, Locking Out Owners
Author: 0 Smart Locks Go Wild, Locking Out Owners

A lock that you can unlock using your phone, a lock that you can generate codes and give to guests like friends and family, it nearly seems like smart locks are the way of the future, but recently a situation involving Airbnb homes and smart locks have hinted that maybe that future isn't quite here yet.

Research Namco is teasing something called Projekt1514
Author: 0 Namco is teasing something called Projekt1514

The Wii U support wasn't an ideal standard of what it could have been if more developers chose to add their games to it. While there's little to go on, we do know that the game is in development at Dimps , the studio recently behind the successful Dragon Ball Xenoverse series .

Research Samsung's new Portable SSD T5 is fast and mostly affordable
Author: 0 Samsung's new Portable SSD T5 is fast and mostly affordable

The T5 is built-on 64-layer V-NAND technology to offer great transfer speeds in a compact and durable design. Pricing starts at $129.99 for the 250GB model and scales up from there. Samsung's new Portable SSD T5 has speeds up to 540 MBps, and includes a USB-C to USB-C cable, in addition to a USB-C to USB-A cable for backwards compatibility.

Research Cancel your plans… Football Manager 2018 has a release date
Author: 0 Cancel your plans… Football Manager 2018 has a release date

Once again there will be a two-week pre-season beta head start for anyone who pre-orders the game through any of the approved retail partners . For those that don't know: the series first surfaced in 1992 as Championship Manager , but after Sports Interactive departed ways with publisher Eidos Interactive, they lost the naming rights and had to re-brand the series Football Manager in 2004 with their new publishers Sega.

Research Google Contacts finally available for older devices
Author: 0 Google Contacts finally available for older devices

The frustrating bit is finding the call notification, which is why most of us would simply tap on Recents and find the phone (or dialer) app and then resume to make a change with an ongoing call. The handset sports 64GB of storage, a tier not found in the original Pixels from past year (and which we hope will be the base level, with 128GB an option for added cost).

Research How to set up and use Allo for Web
Author: 0 How to set up and use Allo for Web

It also requires that you use Chrome, and even though that's a fairly understandable restriction, we don't see many people who aren't now using Chrome switching just to use Allo on their computer. Likewise, the Allo support page for the web client is also not live yet, also giving a "Sorry, this page can not be found" error. (If you don't see it you're probably running an older version.) It'll switch to a viewfinder so you can scan the QR code on your computer screen, which will link your PC ...

Research Official Shadow Of War Terror Tribe Trailer
Author: 0 Official Shadow Of War Terror Tribe Trailer

The main story will require the player to lay siege to and take various enemy strongholds in epic sieges. If you are looking forward to the upcoming launch of the sequel Middle Earth Shadow of War you're sure to be interested in more details about the endgame you can expect to encounter.

Research Apple Watch 3 with 4G 'on sale in time for Christmas'
Author: 0 Apple Watch 3 with 4G 'on sale in time for Christmas'

The addition of LTE to Apple's wearable corroborates a Bloomberg report from earlier in the month. In total, Apple is expected to sell 17.5-18 million units this year. If you're in the market for a new Apple Watch and were hoping to get your hands on a new form factor this fall, we've got some bad news for you. The display manages to achieve high brightness levels (substantially beating out the first-generation Apple Watch display), as well as good image quality.

Research Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro to feature swim tracking, offline Spotify support
Author: 0 Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro to feature swim tracking, offline Spotify support

The report says the new model will come packed with a built-in Global Positioning System - after all this wearable is being pitched as the ultimate fitness tracker. Last year's Gear Fit 2 offered an IP68 rating, and while this did make the unit water resistance, it wasn't rated to survive full submersions. The Gear Fit2, by comparison, is IP-68 certified against brief interactions with water, but is not submersible.

Research Agents of Mayhem gets a launch trailer before its release this week
Author: 0 Agents of Mayhem gets a launch trailer before its release this week

While the Saints Row series was an irreverent take on GTA and other open-world games , Agents of Mayhem appears to be parodying the trend of hero shooters. Agents Agents. Who you gonna call? Fun, amusing and full of high-action moments and laugh-out-loud scenarios, in Agents of MAYHEM , you run a no-holds barred operation against the shadowy super-villain organization, LEGION, fighting to take back the world after the horrors of Devil's Night.

Research Japan deploys missile system after N Korea threat to hit Guam
Author: 0 Japan deploys missile system after N Korea threat to hit Guam

The country has threatened nuclear attacks against the US and its allies as well as a missile strike on Guam. Professor Siegfried Hecker of Stanford University said although the North tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles last month, developing a nuclear warhead for such a missile is "extremely challenging and still beyond North Korea's reach".

Author: 0 SpaceX Falcon 9 blasts off with 6400 pounds of cargo

The mission, CRS-12 , will be SpaceX's twelfth resupply mission to the ISS and its eleventh Falcon 9 launch this year. The launch took off at 12:31 p.m.at Launch Complex 39A - the launch pad where Apollo 11 launched the manned mission to the moon in 1969.

Research Xioami Redmi Note 5A to launch on August 21
Author: 0 Xioami Redmi Note 5A to launch on August 21

From the above feature image, we can spot the circular fingerprint sensor on the rear. To no one's surprise, the affordable version of the yet to be confirmed Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 will have less than stellar specs than the standard version so as to be in line with the price cut.

Research Aetna meets with Apple to bring smartwatch to more consumers
Author: 0 Aetna meets with Apple to bring smartwatch to more consumers

Apple and Aetna reportedly met in secrecy last week to discuss the prospect of giving all customers of the massive health insurance provider one of the tech conglomerate's smart watches. The push could be part of Aetna's recent initiative geared toward increase customer interest in diet tracking and lifestyle choices. Apple Watch is already one of the best-selling smartwatches on the market.

Research Sapphire Radeon RX Vega 64 Pictured, Features Liquid Cooling Mechanism
Author: 0 Sapphire Radeon RX Vega 64 Pictured, Features Liquid Cooling Mechanism

Naturally, and as we've already predicted, AMD's latest graphics card is unable to match the performance of the NVIDIA GeForce GTX1080Ti. In other words it's on the same level as a custom GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card. AMD also offers the so-called Radeon packs , which give you discounts on Ryzen CPU , motherboard , FreeSync monitor, free games and more. Let us know what you think about this Radeon RX Vega 56 benchmark and whether or not you are interested in buying one of these GPUs.

Research Amazon announces AWS Macie security tool, Glue ETL service
Author: 0 Amazon announces AWS Macie security tool, Glue ETL service

Companies looking to move their applications to the public cloud now have an easier path to Amazon Web Services' data centers. In addition to AWS' services, the Migration Hub also supports third-party migration services from members of the Amazon Partner Network.

Research Benchmark: We should have sued Kalanick sooner
Author: 0 Benchmark: We should have sued Kalanick sooner

The company which calls on a DE court to bar Kalanick from tinkering with the Uber board. One Uber investor told Reuters that Kalanick's continued role at the company has complicated the CEO search and scared off some good candidates.

Research Here's What Call of Duty WW2 Lets You Playtest in the Beta
Author: 0 Here's What Call of Duty WW2 Lets You Playtest in the Beta

Maps: At least three Multiplayer maps, including: Pointe Du Hoc, Ardennes, and Gibraltar. Aside from War , you can also play through several other game modes known to the COD series: Team Deathmatch, Domination, and Hardpoint. Headquarters - We're testing the match-making of this all-new social experience, but access to this space will not be active during the Multiplayer Beta .

Research No reason why more games won't come out on Switch
Author: 0 No reason why more games won't come out on Switch

However, if the program is a success, it could easily come over to our shores as well, and that would mean good news for those trying to get their hands on a Switch this holiday season. The Joy-Con controllers are also similar to Gamevice's peripherals that you can attach to a smartphone or tablet to play games. Gamevice is demanding compensation, as well as a permanent stop to the production, distribution and sales of the Switch .

Research United Kingdom model: I understand doubts, but kidnap story is true
Author: 0 United Kingdom model: I understand doubts, but kidnap story is true

Absolute panic - I didn't know what it was, I didn't know why they were doing it'. "He was not interested in talking about me - it was as if he was trying to impress me and feed his ego". She was eventually let free and taken to the British Consulate in Milan. Asked if he had any doubts about the validity of her story, he said: 'No.

Research The World's Largest Volcanic System Is Under The Antarctic Ice
Author: 0 The World's Largest Volcanic System Is Under The Antarctic Ice

After examining data on West Antarctica, I began discovering traces of volcanism. "Anything that causes the melting of ice, which an eruption certainly would, is likely to speed up the flow of ice into the sea", he said. Nearly 100 volcanoes are hiding below the surface of Antarctica. The discovery is particularly important because the activity of these volcanoes could have crucial implications for the rest of the planet.

Research Library Happenings - Eclipse viewing glasses available at event
Author: 0 Library Happenings - Eclipse viewing glasses available at event

Experts are warning people about counterfeit eclipse glasses. With the date quickly approaching, and many stores selling out, people are wondering where to buy eclipse safety glasses. Regular and polarized sunglasses are created to filter out UVA and UVB rays, but they do not provide sufficient protection for looking directly at the sun.

Author: 0 Pyongyang challenge: Should US shoot Kim's missiles down?

According to the U.S. Pacific Command, the drill will include 500 Marines and 18 aircraft operating out of the 35th Fighter Wing at Misawa Air Base, on the northern tip of the island of Honshu. US bombers have flown over the Korean Peninsula several times to show American strength after Pyongyang's missile tests. But despite this public war of words, North Korea and the USA, the AP reports , have been engaging in private talks even as tensions continue to escalate between the Pyongyang ...

Research 'Nokia 5' comes to India at Rs 12499
Author: 0 'Nokia 5' comes to India at Rs 12499

Nokia 5 smartphone along with Nokia 6 was last month reported to be available for sale in mid-August. HMD Global , the company that manufactures Nokia smartphones, in June launched the Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and the Nokia 3 in India. You can also get Rs 2500 off on bookings made on MakeMyTrip. Nokia 5 will be available across top mobile retail stores in the country at a recommended best buy price of INR 12,499 ($195) starting tomorrow.

Research LG V30's leaked wireless charging dock confirms the prominent feature
Author: 0 LG V30's leaked wireless charging dock confirms the prominent feature

The floating bar as we have seen in other phones, usually appear as a semicircle that users can put anywhere on the screen, mostly on the sides. The Floating Bar , which is semi-transparent, essentially allows quick access to frequently used functions and can be dragged completely off the FullVision display when not in use, as per the company's press release.

Research Justin Bieber DM'd A Gym About & A Female Employee, Gets Rejected Instantly
Author: 0 Justin Bieber DM'd A Gym About & A Female Employee, Gets Rejected Instantly

Today, these assumptions came crumbling down, because Justin Bieber of all people attempted the ol' Instagram DM slide and was rejected anyway. " Who is that girl in your latest post", Justin wrote to the gym. Jessica posted the messages on Twitter and wrote: "Did this actually just happen... lmao". Well, it turned out the mystery woman was 22 year old Jessica Gober , who quickly found out about the inquiry - and took to social media to share it with the world.

Research NASA announces television coverage for August 21 solar eclipse
Author: 0 NASA announces television coverage for August 21 solar eclipse

Even as makers of certified, safety-tested solar eye ware rushed to meet surging demand before the August 21 eclipse, they have joined astronomers and optometrists in warning of defective knockoffs flooding the US market. Outside of the path of totality, always use solar filters. Solar view glasses and pinhole cameras also will be available to the public. The American Astronomical Society has listed manufacturers of eclipse glasses on their site, which are verified to be compliant with the ...

Research Dovizioso edged Marquez to claim victory in Austria
Author: 0 Dovizioso edged Marquez to claim victory in Austria

Marquez' Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa finished 2.661 seconds back in third. However, since July's German GP, Marquez has been in a league of his own. Although Johann Zarco and then Marquez knocked Rossi off top spot at the halfway point, the Italian went quicker again and became the first rider to beat Andrea Dovizioso's Friday benchmark by going under the 1m24s barrier.

Research Northeast eclipse glasses safe
Author: 0 Northeast eclipse glasses safe

The Great American Eclipse, the first solar eclipse visible in all of America since 1979, is coming up fast. "Also, never look at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed sun through an unfiltered camera, telescope or binoculars, even if you are wearing eclipse glasses or holding solar filters".

Research Shopian operation continues as two jawans martyred, three terrorists killed
Author: 0 Shopian operation continues as two jawans martyred, three terrorists killed

Earlier in the day, a joint cordon and search operation were conducted by the security forces, which were well planned as we trapped three terrorist in that area. Two injured soldiers later succumbed to critical injuries. Five army soldiers were injured in the gunfight. This prompted the security forces to wait till dawn while keeping a tight cordon around the area before launching a major strike.

Research Google Fire Software Engineer Over Offensive Memo
Author: 0 Google Fire Software Engineer Over Offensive Memo

However, some of these women are claiming that they only get paid two thirds of a man's wage. It wasn't until the memo went viral inside Google and was leaked externally last weekend that Google made a decision to take action, he said. But many have come to Damore's defense, particularly those who oppose what Damore called Google's "left bias". Damore has emerged as a hero of conservative media.

Research HBO offers $250000 as 'bounty payment' to hackers
Author: 0 HBO offers $250000 as 'bounty payment' to hackers

The hackers have reportedly demanded $6 million to hold off on the release of the data. The note said that HBO was willing to make the payment "as a show of good faith", but needed time to fund an account for sending payments in bitcoin digital currency or obtain account information from the hackers so it could use a conventional bank wire to transmit the funds.

Research Solar eclipse 2017: Here's how to view it without special glasses
Author: 0 Solar eclipse 2017: Here's how to view it without special glasses

In an email sent to buyers of the unverified glasses, Amazon told customers "We recommend that you DO NOT use this product to view the sun or the eclipse". The device will have a webcam and a solar filter fitted to it, which will enable streaming directly on the official YouTube channel of Space India and will also be available on the organisation's website.

Research Tesla: Self-Driving Semi-Trucks On The Way
Author: 0 Tesla: Self-Driving Semi-Trucks On The Way

Plans to develop the production of electric truck CEO of Tesla Elon Musk announced a year ago. According to Reuters , Tesla is "advancing toward real-life tests" of the technology, though no exact date for that is mentioned. These companies have been working towards making commercial locomotion autonomous for years now. It revealed it was killing off the brand and released images of its latest model.

Research Tesla CEO Elon Musk fires back at
Author: 0 Tesla CEO Elon Musk fires back at "bogus" assistant story on Twitter

Whatever new technologies Tesla Motors ' new Model 3 might contain as it reaches consumers this year, there is one thing it will contain much less of - and that's wiring. While almost 63,000 orders have already been canceled, Tesla has announced that it will receive about 1,800 new bookings per day, prompting the firm to accelerate its production pace.