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by | August 28, 2017 | 01:29

Okay, using the term "cookies" may not be right when we're talking about a new Android OS but Android 8.0 as the latest dessert is nearly ready to be served. Android Oreo mainly focuses on battery life, speed and security, with greater control of apps. We know that Android Oreo will not be made available for most of the devices out there officially, but you can still enjoy the look and feel of it by downloading Android O Wallpapers, Ringtones and much more.

by | August 26, 2017 | 01:27

The California-based giant will buy 2000 acres of land in Waukee, around 20 miles west of the state capital of Des Moines, to build two data centres. As a sweetener for the deal, Apple will get a rebate of $19.6 million in state sales taxes and a $188 million break on property taxes from Waukee, according to reports in Reuters and The Associated Press .

by | August 25, 2017 | 01:54

With an estimated net worth of United States dollars 1.7 billion, Nilekani is also a serial investor and has put money into over a dozen startups. The move is likely to reassure employees and clients, and quell shareholder concerns after the shock resignation of its Chief Executive Vishal Sikka last week spooked investors and wiped billions of dollars from the company's market value.

by | August 25, 2017 | 01:54

Besides, the dollar's weakness against major currencies overseas and a higher opening in domestic stocks kept the domestic unit in good spirit, forex dealers said. The company's last CEO hunt in 2014 was a major challenge. According to a report in business daily Mint, Narayana Murthy in an email quoted some independent directors as saying that Vishal Sikka was more chief technology officer ( CTO ) material than chief executive officer (CEO) material.

by | August 24, 2017 | 03:03

Meanwhile, we've got no info about Asda's involvement (though with Amazon in bed with Morrisons already, it's a logical choice), though we'd suspect it'd probably be a while before a United Kingdom infrastructure was ready to roll, versus the U.S.

by | August 24, 2017 | 03:02

Pricing for the Portofino will be announced in Frankfurt but it's expected to be similar to the California's, which is about $203,000. A new wind deflector and a revised climate control system ought to make life more comfortable for the occupants, while the poor souls crammed into the plus-two "seats" in back will appreciate the added legroom brought about by a new front seatback design.

by | August 24, 2017 | 02:57

You can hover the S Pen over a piece of text and translate it on the fly. That's paired with 64GB of storage and a microSD card slot. Note 8 handsets boasted "infinity" screens that span edge-to-edge on handsets , to enhance the viewing of video or help to juggle multiple tasks.

by | August 24, 2017 | 02:53

Mr. Buhari had in a Monday morning broadcast charged the security agencies not to let the successes achieved in the last 18 months in the fight against insurgents "be a sign to relax". The president, who spoke through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina , when he received the youth group, said he would do everything possible to keep the nation together.

by | August 23, 2017 | 01:03

This is a drop of 3.4 per cent - the first predicted fall in Facebook usage for any age group. The company has the capital to flex its financial muscle, leading into a larger user base, as evidenced with the acquisition of Instagram in 2012." Facebook has the clout to buy up competitors like Instagram and, if it feels the need to tweak the various platforms to mimic some of the more popular features of those competitors", Mr Fisher said .

by | August 23, 2017 | 01:00

Press the Google Assistant button. The upcoming Google smart headphones will rival the Apple AirPods . Referred to as "Bistro" it would let individuals use their voice to hear and reply to notifications without having to physically type a reply.

by | August 23, 2017 | 01:00

As for the new Chromebook Pixel , there are no specific details provided for that either, but it's reported it is likely a followup to the Chromebook Pixel from 2015 and may or may not be based on a previously rumored Project Bison that Google was working on.

by | August 22, 2017 | 01:26

One of the new features that helps provide the above benefits is Intel's new Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 which "Dynamically increases the processor's frequency, as needed, by taking advantage of thermal and power headroom when operating below specified limits".

by | August 20, 2017 | 07:08

There's a few other minor cosmetic differences too, like the controller has all black buttons and the console has a slightly different woven texture than the vanilla Xbox One X. It is Microsoft's first 4K games console, capable of running games in ultra high definition at up to 60fps. Additionally, the company could announce new video games for the Xbox One X, which will arrive later this year.

by | August 18, 2017 | 01:12

The smartphone's camera is also reportedly going to be accompanied with a lower ISO sensitivity, thereby ensuring that the images captured are clean and void of pixels. There's no secondary screen above the main display like there was on the V20 and V10, and LG has confirmed that it'll instead offer a semi-transparent floating bar in its custom LG UX 6 .0+ software to give users quick access to frequently used actions.

by | August 18, 2017 | 01:05

So the good news is that this app offers some major improvements upon its mainstream counterpart. "According to commentators, the functionality of 'Search Lite " app will be the same as Google's current cross-platform, 'Search .' The app is now only available on Play Store in Indonesia , according to Android Police .

by | August 17, 2017 | 14:35

For even quicker recall, there's an option to select "Only show named versions" in Docs , Sheets or Slides . Late previous year Google introduced custom templates in Docs , Sheets , Slides , and Forms for faster formatting. The ability to suggest changes is available on Android as well as on iOS devices (both iPhones and iPads). We've launched five examples of this in the general template gallery, like the new Mutual Non-disclosure agreement (NDA) template from LegalZoom and ...

by | August 16, 2017 | 15:59

Google is expected to unveil the Pixel 2 series in October and release the phones to the market the same month in select developed markets, rolling it out in other regions in the following weeks. The FCC Listings point out that the phone would feature squeezable edges, here known as " Active Edge " technology. Under the hood, it will house 4GB RAM, 64GB/128GB storage, a single primary camera on the back with dual-tone LED flash, and the Snapdragon 835 octa-core - Qualcomm's most powerful ...

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:57

Irate consumers complaining about these products from this time frame might have been disproportionately represented in Consumer Reports' survey data, Panay suggested. Because NPS does not measure reliability, which is what Consumer Reports is estimating. But tech guru Paul Thurrott reports that the recent decision by Consumer Reports to stop recommending the Surface range because of its unreliability had nothing to do with the specific problems with the Surface Pro 4.

by | August 12, 2017 | 00:31

Snapchat reported a loss of $443 million in the second quarter of this year which is a huge jump compared to a loss of $116 the year before. The firm made an average of $1.05 in revenue per user, up 16% from the prior quarter and more than double the period in 2016.

by | August 11, 2017 | 00:39

This is why Consumer Reports has chose to remove its recommended designation for Surface laptops and tablets. "We don't believe these findings accurately reflect Surface owners' true experiences or capture the performance and reliability improvements made with every Surface generation", the company said in a statement.

by | August 09, 2017 | 00:32

It was about 9 p.m. - prime hunting time for alligators - when Lane waded into ankle-deep water and the alligator snatched him by the head and dragged him underwater. Graves' dad jumped in and attempted to pry open the gator's jaws - with no luck - as a second gator attacked him. The boy's relatives said they found some comfort in the statue.

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:53

The cess was introduced for compensating the states any loss of revenue because of GST imposition. Ever since the GST bill come into effect, all the cars fall in the highest tax bracket of 28 percent wherein the SUVs and other luxury vehicles got a price cut as 17 state and central taxes and 23 cesses were incorporated under GST.

by | August 02, 2017 | 00:49

Microsoft today introduced Back to School Live program and some new back to school savings at the Microsoft Store . Alternatively, you can visit the physical store in the United States to get Surface Plus . Microsoft is bringing these benefits to small and medium-sized businesses as well. - Office 365 for Business:. Flexible Terms: Businesses can choose flexible 18, 24, or 30 month periods, with the ability to upgrade devices after just 12 months on a 24-month term (after 18 ...

by | August 01, 2017 | 23:02

The study was published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine . Using what they called a "quasi-experimental" approach, researchers compared actual Internet search volumes for 20 queries which included the word " suicide " after the 13-episode television show was released March 31, with an estimate of the number of such searches that would have been expected if the show had not aired (from daily trends from January 15-March 30, 2017).

by | August 01, 2017 | 23:00

On June 7, an attempt by unknown armed persons to loot a bank in Pulwama's Wanpora area was foiled by security personnel. Figures reveal that around 10 banks have been looted since demonetisation was announced in November past year. Islamabad police has registered a case and investigation was set into motion. "Two of them were wearing burqa while the third had covered his face", a police official said.