Tech

Intel unveils 8th Gen Core CPUs with AMD’s RX Vega M graphics

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When Intel announced a partnership with rival AMD to build laptop chips that combined Intel’s Core line of processors with AMD’s Radeon graphics, it was unprecedented in the history of computing world. Now, the first fruits of that partnership are finally here.

Samsung announces Exynos 9810 SoC with improved AI features

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Ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show(CES) 2018, Samsung has announced the new Exynos 9810 SoC built on its second generation 10nm FinFet process technology. The specifications suggest that the chip would be used in the upcoming Galaxy S9 and S9+

Meltdown and Spectre: The CPU bugs that can affect almost every computer and device

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Researchers have found a major security flaw in processors that affects almost every Intel, AMD and ARM chipset as well as the devices and operating systems running on them. The direct fall out of the vulnerability are ‘Meltdown‘ and ‘Spectre‘- two

You can now have Siri-powered news podcast with the latest iOS beta

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If you are a lazy person who likes to get their cup of tea and news in their bed, there’s a good news for you. Apple has enhanced Siri’s features in the latest iOS 11.2.5 beta with the ability to

Advanced tech usher in a new era for the Indian IT-BPM industry

As organizations start embracing new-age tech in 2018, they will look to partner with players who not only offer tech capabilities, but more importantly, who understand the intricate facets of their domain. This has placed the IT-BPM sector in a

LG to showcase 88-inch 8K OLED display TV at CES’18

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The Consumer Electronics Show 2018 is still five days away but the excitement has already started building up. LG has unveiled a new 88-inch OLED TV with an 8K display ahead of the official launch at CES 2018 that is being

LG debuts smart speaker ThinQ with Google Assistant

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LG has introduced a new smart speaker- ThinQ powered by Google Assistant. The smart speaker is being touted as LG’s “first premium smart AI audio product” that doubles up as a nifty smart home hub. The LG ThinQ Speaker is powered by Google

Now anybody can grab Microsoft Surface Pro with LTE

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Microsoft Surface Pro with LTE initially went on sale in the beginning of December for business customers only. However, now any customer can order the tablet from the online Microsoft Store. UberGizmo first reported the news. The Microsoft Surface Pro

LG partners Here on self-driving car telematics

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LG is teaming up with digital mapping company Here to develop a telematics product aimed at self-driving vehicle applications. The two companies plan to focus on telematics, managing the massive amounts of data that self-driving cars are anticipated to both generate and consume.

Did you know your kid can ‘learn to code’ online?

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Abhishek Sawant A Google doodle recently celebrated fifty years of coding languages for kids by “Coding for Carrots.” It is the first ever coding Google Doodle and uses the ‘Scratch’ programming language. ‘Scratch’ is the most popular kids programming language,

Nvidia is ending driver support for 32-bit OS

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Nvidia has taken a historic decision. The company announced to end support for 32-bit operating systems. Nvidia has confirmed that after Version 390 of its graphics card driver it’s not going to release any drivers for 32-bit operating systems for any GPU architecture.

Edward Snowden launches Haven, an Android app to protect you from intruders

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NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden unveiled a new surveillance app that helps you protect from spies. The app named Haven has been developed by The Guardian Project, Freedom Of The Press and Snowden to offer eyes and ears to prevent, or at least increase

Apple to waive off developer fees for government and nonprofits in 2018

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Apple has announced new App Store guidelines that affect apps created from a commercialized template. As TechCrunch notes, Apple in early 2018 will waive the $99 developer fee for governments and nonprofits starting with the US to make the transition easier.

Amazon files for AmazonTube and OpenTube trademark amid feud with YouTube

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The Amazon-YouTube feud doesn’t seem to end soon. After blocking the YouTube app in Amazon Echo Show devices in September, the company brought back the app in early December. However, Google once again pulled off the plug. In midst of all

Paytm introduces loyalty programme for its customers

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India’s largest digital wallet Paytm has introduced “Paytm Loyalty Points” which customers can earn while doing activities on the platform. All cash backs that the customers receive on the platform will be accumulated on Paytm Loyalty Points. The loyalty points can

Samsung develops world’s smallest DRAM chip

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Samsung Electronics has developed the world’s smallest DRAM chip. As per a Reuters report, the global leader in computer chips, televisions, and smartphones said it would shift most of its existing DRAM production capacity to 10-nano chips in 2018. The

Microsoft’s newest Windows 10 build includes Timeline and Sets feature

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Microsoft has started testing the much-awaited Timeline feature in the latest build of Windows 10. The Timeline feature lets you pick up where they left off if one is switching between Windows 10 devices. It is a quick way to move from

Samsung Pay rolls out bill payments feature in India

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After launching Samsung Pay platform for users in India earlier this year, the company has added the ability to pay bills from within the app. According to a report in SamMobile, you can use Samsung Pay to pay your monthly

Acer launches new gaming laptop with a curved screen at Rs 6,99,999

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Acer has launched its one of the most expensive gaming laptops ever in India. Priced at an eye-popping figure of Rs 6,99,999, the “Predator 21 X” is already available for pre-order on Flipkart. The Predator 21 X packs 3.9GHz Intel

Google shuts down Project Tango in favor of ARCore

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Google is shutting down its high-end smartphone augmented reality platform, Tango, in order to focus on the more mass market ARCore product. Support for Tango will come to an end on March 31, 2018. We’re turning down support for Tango