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  1. FaceTime group video calls to debut in iOS 11, rumor says

    Panarmenian.net - Technology 01.21 / 13:39 panarmenian.net
    Users will have to initiative a group FaceTime video call from a group chat in Messages. Up to five people should be able to…
  2. Apple Prepping Bigger MacBook for High-end Users

    Devicemag.com - Gadgets 01.21 / 08:51 devicemag.com
    Apple’s line up of laptops for 2017 will be focused on improving hardware components, reveals the latest note released by notable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo at KGI Securities, Taiwan. According to the note, Apple’s MacBook lineup for this year will include a processor upgrade, and this will cover all the MacBook variants that will be hitting the shelves this year. The component upgrade will include a leap to Intel next-gen processors with Kaby Lake architecture. There will also be a jump in RAM…
  3. DirecTV Now has 200,000 subscribers in first month

    Panarmenian.net - Technology 01.21 / 07:11 panarmenian.net
    That figure represents only paying subscribers, meaning people who signed up for a trial period and can still cancel aren’t i…
  4. Public prosecution requests for internet information double

    Dutchnews.nl - Technology 01.20 / 11:02 dutchnews.nl
    Officials from the Dutch public prosecutions department made 1,136 requests for information to Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter and Yahoo…
  5. Tsinghua to Build $30 Billion Memory Fab in China

    Design-reuse.com - Technology 01.20 / 08:59 design-reuse.com
    Tsinghua to Build $30 Billion Memory Fab in ChinaView the full article HERE.To receive a RSS Feed with a complete description, click…
  6. BMW in high gear

    Jamaicaobserver.com - Auto 01.20 / 08:14 jamaicaobserver.com
    THIS morning, the Adam Stewart-led ATL Automotive will break ground for construction of its state-of-the-art, stand-alone showroom on Lady Musgrave Road in St Andrew. By evening, the new-car dealership will be opening a showroom in Montego Bay – a first for western Jamaica. …
  7. Hyundai Veloster changing the rules

    Jamaicaobserver.com - Auto 01.20 / 08:12 jamaicaobserver.com
    THE 2017 Hyundai Veloster is a mix of sportiness and practicality. But yet, somehow, it manages to be its own thing. …
  8. Neurala Announces $14 Million Series A to Bring Deep Learning Neural Network AI Software to Drones, Self-Driving Cars, T

    Design-reuse.com - Technology 01.20 / 07:59 design-reuse.com
    Neurala Announces $14 Million Series A to Bring Deep Learning Neural Network AI Software to Drones, Self-Driving Cars, Toys and CamerasView the full article HERE.To receive a RSS Feed with a complete description, click…
  1. Microsoft said to announce 700 layoffs alongside quarterly earnings next week

    Slashgear.com - Technology 01.21 / 16:12 www.slashgear.com
    While the last year seems to have been a positive one overall for Microsoft, with the company debuting interesting new hardware, such as the Surface Studio, alongside the growth of its software, including Windows 10. However, it appears Microsoft still has plans to follow through with last summer’s promise to slash almost 3,000 jobs, with 700 layoffs said to be … Continue…
  2. Star Trek Axanar fan film finally settles lawsuit with Paramount, CBS

    Slashgear.com - Technology 01.21 / 14:51 www.slashgear.com
    The last few years have been difficult for the production team behind the Star Trek fan film Axanar, with their ambitious project getting them sued by CBS and Paramount, owners of the franchise, followed by news that the copyright lawsuit was being dropped, only for it to proceed anyway. But it appears the bumpy road has finally come to an … Continue…
  3. FaceTime group video calls to debut in iOS 11, rumor says

    Panarmenian.net - Technology 01.21 / 13:39 panarmenian.net
    Users will have to initiative a group FaceTime video call from a group chat in Messages. Up to five people should be able to…
  4. Halo Wars 2 multiplayer beta now live on Xbox One & PC

    Slashgear.com - Technology 01.21 / 13:10 www.slashgear.com
    Microsoft launched the second multiplayer beta for the upcoming real-time strategy game Halo Wars 2 on Friday, making it available to all Windows 10 PC users, as well as Xbox One players with a Xbox Live Gold subscription. The new beta will run through Monday, January 30th, and builds on last summer’s Halo Wars 2 trial by introducing the Blitz … Continue…
  5. Poor Samsung Sues Foxconn/Sharp for being dropped as an LCD TV Panel Customer

    Patentlyapple.com - Technology 01.21 / 12:30 www.patentlyapple.com
    Last month Patently Apple posted a report titled "Sharp's Terry Gou Deliberately Drops Samsung as a Customer & Sends Samsung into a Panic." Today we learn that Samsung is striking out and suing Foxconn / Sharp for dropping them as an LCD…
  6. 5 apps that can save your life in an emergency

    Komando.com - Technology 01.21 / 07:47 www.komando.com
    We can't help it, we feel like danger can be lurking everywhere. Walking down the street, getting into your car in a parking lot, even at home. In emergencies like these or on occasions where you just feel uneasy and insecure, did you know that there's a distress signal tool at your disposal at all times? Get these emergency apps so you can have peace of…
  7. How to stop Alexa from making unauthorized online purchases

    Komando.com - Technology 01.21 / 07:46 www.komando.com
    I love how convenient Amazon Alexa is, but if it hears something unintentionally, you could wind up with a surprise package on your doorstep. From children's requests to news reports, Alexa is always listening for commands. Here's the setting you need to change so this virtual assistant won't overstep its…
  8. 7 websites that will save you a ton of money

    Komando.com - Technology 01.21 / 07:45 www.komando.com
    Who doesn't like saving money these days? With living expenses seemingly always on the rise, it's a good idea to find ways to save a little here and there. You're in luck. There are seven websites that you need to know about that will help keep some of your hard-earned cash in your…
  1. Nintendo Downloads - January 19, 2017

    The cutest dog you ever did see approaches. Command?Both North America and the PAL territories are picking up a giant RPG, as Dragon Quest VIII finally comes to the West on 3DS and unencumbered by the Final Fantasy XII demo. If you're looking for something less intimidating on the retail front, then you can instead hang out with Poochy in Poochy and Yoshi's Woolly World - North America can preload the game + animated shorts, while the West get a demo. Read…
  2. Fire Emblem Warriors Releasing Fall 2017, Also Coming To New 3DS

    Key word: "New" 3DS.Fire Emblem Warriors will be a multi-platform experience this fall. The game announced during last week's Nintendo Switch reveal was announced to release this fall for both Switch and New 3DS consoles. An extended trailer was also shown with popular Fire Emblem characters appearing in the game. Read…
  3. Nintendo News Report: Fire Emblem And Switch Reaction

    Whoa-oa-oa, he's halfway there...Hey everyone! It's a four-man special tonight for Nintendo News Report as Alex, Donald, Neal and Zach break down the Fire Emblem Direct from earlier today AND Neal and Zach finally unload on the Nintendo Switch. We'll see you tonight! Read…
  1. Holden special editions bid farewell to Commodore

    Carmag.co.za -Cars 01.20 / 10:28 www.carmag.co.za
    The Holden Commodore has built quite a legacy as one of Australia's finest sports saloons, but sadly will come to an end in October this year, when production finishes. But both the saloon and the ute have gained a tune-up to celebrate the badge's iconic status. The three special editions on offer will be called the Motorsport, Director and Magnum Ute, and each will make use of the trusty 6,2-litre LS3 V8. Other performance-inspired tweaks, such as magnetic ride control, will also be added…
  2. Long-term test: BMW i3 REx

    Carmag.co.za -Cars 01.20 / 09:47 www.carmag.co.za
    Long-term test (Introduction): BMW i3 REx “May I please borrow the i3 over lunch?” “Are you taking the i3 tonight?” “Who will be using the i3 this weekend?” I’ve been bombarded with these clamouring questions since the day the i3 arrived in our test fleet. Never before has a long-term car been so popular for commuter duties. The fact that CAR’s offices are about 10 km from Cape Town’s CBD, and that most of us head out over lunch time to run errands and grab a bite somewhere, contributes to…
  3. BMW in high gear

    Jamaicaobserver.com - Auto 01.20 / 08:14 jamaicaobserver.com
    THIS morning, the Adam Stewart-led ATL Automotive will break ground for construction of its state-of-the-art, stand-alone showroom on Lady Musgrave Road in St Andrew. By evening, the new-car dealership will be opening a showroom in Montego Bay – a first for western Jamaica. …
  4. Hyundai Veloster changing the rules

    Jamaicaobserver.com - Auto 01.20 / 08:12 jamaicaobserver.com
    THE 2017 Hyundai Veloster is a mix of sportiness and practicality. But yet, somehow, it manages to be its own thing. …
  5. Porsche: Luxury meets performance

    Jamaicaobserver.com - Auto 01.20 / 05:10 jamaicaobserver.com
    DRIVING through the streets of Mexico City is not for the faint of heart, as the term “give way” appears obsolete. But, test driving a million-dollar Porsche Panamera 4S and Panamera Turbo on the right side of the road through the bustling thoroughfares is a whole different ball game. …
  6. Denyque gears up for Polo Effect

    Jamaicaobserver.com - Auto 01.20 / 04:50 jamaicaobserver.com
    VOLKSWAGEN ambassador, singer Denyque was presented a new VW Polo sedan at ATL Automotive’s showroom on Oxford Road in New Kingston, on Wednesday. …
  7. New Shelby Super Snake makes a whopping 559 kW…

    Carmag.co.za -Cars 01.20 / 04:22 www.carmag.co.za
    Shelby has taken the wraps off a new 50th anniversary model some five decades after the first Super Snake rumbled out of the factory. The 50th Anniversary Shelby Super Snake will be limited to just 500 examples, each featuring a lower price of $69 995 (around R950 000), including the cost of a base (pre-facelift) Ford Mustang GT. So, what makes the new Super Snake special? Well, working with Ford Performance, Shelby says it "sharpened the handling" of the independent suspension and…
  8. Sneak preview of McLaren’s new active wing…

    Carmag.co.za -Cars 01.19 / 11:00 www.carmag.co.za
    McLaren Automotive has released a teaser image of its upcoming new sportscar’s active rear wing. According to the British automaker, the second-generation Super Series model will boast double the downforce of the 650S, with the new rear wing playing a central role. Furthermore, the wing will act as an airbrake when needed, helping to optimise grip and stability under hard braking. McLaren says the wing can deploy to its most extreme angle in less than 0,5 seconds. The automaker says c…
  1. Apple Prepping Bigger MacBook for High-end Users

    Devicemag.com - Gadgets 01.21 / 08:51 devicemag.com
    Apple’s line up of laptops for 2017 will be focused on improving hardware components, reveals the latest note released by notable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo at KGI Securities, Taiwan. According to the note, Apple’s MacBook lineup for this year will include a processor upgrade, and this will cover all the MacBook variants that will be hitting the shelves this year. The component upgrade will include a leap to Intel next-gen processors with Kaby Lake architecture. There will also be a jump in RAM…
  2. Nokia 8 Tipped to be the Former Finnish Giants’ First Flagship Post the Return

    Devicemag.com - Gadgets 01.19 / 06:12 devicemag.com
    Nokia finally made its official return with the Nokia 6 mid-range smartphone earlier this month. The smartphone was launched exclusively for the Chinese markets. But it appears that Nokia is having bigger plans for the global markets. The former Finnish behemoth has been rumored to be showcasing a couple of smartphones during the upcoming MWC event in Barcelona. It includes the rumored mid-range smartphone Nokia E as well as the company’s much awaited flagship smartphone. Not many details …