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IT Google Assistant is coming to certain tablets, and smartphones running Android Lollipop
Author: 0 Google Assistant is coming to certain tablets, and smartphones running Android Lollipop

Roughly 26 percent of Android devices run Lollipop , and given Google's penchant to want Assistant in as many devices as possible, such a move is not entirely unprecedented. Google Assistant on phones now supports the U.S., UK, India, Australia, Canada, and Singapore in English, the U.S., Mexico, and Spain in Spanish, as well as Italy, Japan, Germany, Brazil, and Korea.

Author: 0 The Orioles are Shopping Superstar Manny Machado

The Philadelphia Phillies - whose president of baseball operations, Andy MacPhail; and general manager, Matt Klentak, were Orioles executives when the team drafted Machado - are reluctant to give up prospects for Machado when they could sign him as a free agent next offseason without giving up players in their system, sources say.

IT Finisar gets $390 million from Apple to make more iPhone X chips
Author: 0 Finisar gets $390 million from Apple to make more iPhone X chips

The $1 billion fund, which Apple unveiled in May, is aimed at accelerating the growth of advanced manufacturing in the USA and showing that the firm is creating USA jobs. "I was saying make America great again, and I actually think we can say now, and I really believe this, we're gonna get things coming. we're gonna get Apple to start building their damn computers and things in this country, instead of in other countries".

IT Nigeria forfeit Algeria match for fielding ineligible player
Author: 0 Nigeria forfeit Algeria match for fielding ineligible player

According to FIFA , Nigeria violated article 8 of the Regulations of the 2018 World Cup Russia and article 55 of the FIFA Disciplinary Code for featuring defender Shehu Abdullahi who was ineligible for the encounter. "We are actually looking at a re-organisation of the technical department". The match in Constantine ended 1-1 as Nigeria ended the qualifying series on 14 points but Federation Internationale de Football Association, on Tuesday, ruled that defender Abdullahi Shehu , who ...

IT Life is unusual heads to mobile on iOS later this week
Author: 0 Life is unusual heads to mobile on iOS later this week

It touts an enhanced user interface that fully integrates iOS touch screens. All of these offerings are of course in addition to the game's original features. Players also have the option of sharing their progress and story choices on social media. Life is unusual is a 5 part episodic adventure with episodes 1-3 available on Decber 14th, and episodes 4 and 5 releasing in Q1 2018.

IT Facebook announces Snapchat-inspired World Effects AR feature for Messenger
Author: 0 Facebook announces Snapchat-inspired World Effects AR feature for Messenger

World Effects are basically Facebook's clone of Snap's World Lenses, but one problem Snap has is a lack of resources versus what its much more established rival has. There are also word bubbles like "love", "heart", and "miss you" if you're feeling especially cheesy. Facebook is still trying to bring its vision for AR into the mainstream.

IT Netflix is weirdly anxious about 'A Christmas Prince' fans
Author: 0 Netflix is weirdly anxious about 'A Christmas Prince' fans

They also went as far to change their name to "Netflix 'Have you seen A Christmas Prince?' Canada". Referencing A Christmas Prince, a film Netflix produced and is extensively promoting, the company claimed 53 users had watched it every day for the past 18 days - and suggested they were traumatised.

IT Suspected NYC Subway Bomber Hit With State Terrorism Charges
Author: 0 Suspected NYC Subway Bomber Hit With State Terrorism Charges

A spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security confirmed on Monday evening that Ullah, a Bangladeshi national, had been admitted to the USA in 2011 on an F43 family immigrant visa. In the end, it wasn't powerful enough to turn the pipe into deadly shrapnel, the officials said. He is believed to have acted alone. Cuomo said there was no evidence, so far, of other bombs or a larger plot.

Author: 0 Level Up: Nintendo Switch scores 10 million sold

Recently, the Nintendo Switch Eshop released a whopping 22 new games for the console within a single week. The Nintendo Switch's software supports online gaming through standard Internet connectivity, as well as local wireless ad hoc connectivity with other Switch consoles.

IT Synaptics brings first in-display fingerprint scanner to mass production
Author: 0 Synaptics brings first in-display fingerprint scanner to mass production

Infinity Display is the term Samsung uses for its display on the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 and has actually been trademarked by the company, so no other vendors can use it. The arrival of full screen design trend in the mobile phone industry in this year have resulted in relocating the fingerprint scanner to the rear side of smartphones.

IT Xiaomi Mi MIX 3's Alleged Back Cover And Case Surface
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi MIX 3's Alleged Back Cover And Case Surface

In 2016, Xiaomi grabbed a lot of eyeballs with its then-futuristic tri bezel-less design of the Mi Mix.in 2017, it followed that up with a more polished and flagship phone worthy Mi Mix 2 and it appears that the Mi Mix 3 which will launch in 2018 might have a different design altogether.

Author: 0 Amazon expands Music and Echo to 28 more countries

Last Friday, the Amazon Music Unlimited streaming service and the Echo smart speaker became available in no less than 28 additional countries. Amazon .com, Inc. Other commands that work include: "play", "pause" and "resume". Today we're making sure audiences can find what they love from the BBC on any device they use, through one single and easy-to-use service.

Author: 0 Imposter Cryptocurrency Wallet App Races Up Apple's Store Charts

Apple has issued a January 1, 2018 deadline to many companies - after which any new apps submitted will be rejected - and the scrutiny has already shut down Shoutem, one of many companies that offered app-creation services to smaller businesses.

IT Google Maps reportedly getting updates to its transit functionality soon
Author: 0 Google Maps reportedly getting updates to its transit functionality soon

This update would come in the Google Maps application and would most significantly appear on the Android lock screen . The new thing is that one would be able to get the live updates as the individual walks or rides a bus or train as soon as the "start" button present at the bottom of the screen is tapped along with providing the details about the tour.

IT Stockton Salvation Army Red Kettles Stolen During Car Break
Author: 0 Stockton Salvation Army Red Kettles Stolen During Car Break

Clair County. "We have over 500 families signed up that are going to receive toys this year and so we need more and more toys so that we can serve everyone in the community to make sure that nobody goes without this Christmas", said Lt Kelly Summit.

IT HP issues software patch after keylogger discovered hiding in drivers
Author: 0 HP issues software patch after keylogger discovered hiding in drivers

Software that is dropped by their makers to secretly record everything you type - what could be worse... The keylogger was found when a user was trying to find the correct driver to control the backlights of his laptop's keyboard. "They replied terrificly [sic] fast, confirmed the presence of the keylogger (which actually was a debug trace) and released an update that removes the trace", he said.

IT Bitcoin and Ethereum Price Forecast - Bitcoin Futures Open for Trading in CBOE
Author: 0 Bitcoin and Ethereum Price Forecast - Bitcoin Futures Open for Trading in CBOE

We also have reports saying that there have been some very strong volumes in this market since its open which should lead to some volatility in the prices. Bitcoin extended its rally on Wednesday (Dec 6), breaking above US$13,000 to a record high despite questions about the cryptocurrency's real value and worries about a risky bubble.

IT Galaxy S9 Camera Leak Suggests Single Lens Setup
Author: 0 Galaxy S9 Camera Leak Suggests Single Lens Setup

While this change may make it slightly more convenient to unlock the phone, many users are definitely pining for a traditional scanner on the front of the phone. In the last couple of weeks, we have seen several leaks and heard rumors about Samsung's 2018 Galaxy A series upcoming smartphones. 802.11b/g/b WiFi connectivity and Global Positioning System navigation are to be included as well, which is to be expected with any new flagship.

IT WhatsApp For Web Could Get Picture-In-Picture Mode
Author: 0 WhatsApp For Web Could Get Picture-In-Picture Mode

The option will quote the group message alongside your private message. The "picture-in-picture" feature will soon allow users to have a video chat with their friends and also message someone else simultaneously. WABetaInfo has shared screenshots of the new WhatsApp features. This is an interesting feature that allows users to report problems just by shaking the device which opens the Contact Us section of the app.

IT Street Fighter Collection announced with 12 games spanning 30 years
Author: 0 Street Fighter Collection announced with 12 games spanning 30 years

For this reason, it announced the release of Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection . In 1987, the fighting game genre was forever changed when Street Fighter appeared in arcades around the world. To download the reveal trailer and latest assets, head over to the Capcom Press Site at http://press.capcom.com , and join us in celebrating this historic event in the Street Fighter series! Plus, the set will come with an interactive timeline , concept art and music archive.

Author: 0 Apple to acquire music recognizing app Shazam

This is the biggest deal since Apple acquired Beats in 2014 for whopping $3 billion. Shazam reportedly made $54 million in revenues in its 2016 fiscal year and a statutory pre-tax loss of $5.3 million. Neither Apple nor Shazam have commented on the murmurings just yet, but we'll update this story as and when anything official is announced. If someone buys a song from iTunes after Shazaming it, Apple has to give Shazam a cut of the takings.

IT PDP Chairmanship: Dokpesi congratulates Uche Secondus
Author: 0 PDP Chairmanship: Dokpesi congratulates Uche Secondus

He has, however, congratulated the new National Chairman, emphasising his support for the party. A statement released by Dokpesi reads: "I write to thank you (delegates) most wholeheartedly for voting at the just concluded Elective National Convention in Abuja".