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Presented voice assistant Samsung Bixby 2.0

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So who knows, Bixby might grow from being that annoying assistant that keeps popping up when you don't want it on your phone, to an Alexa-level and appreciated assistant that helps us manage our daily activities and schedules. There's not a lot of love for Bixby here in Australia (or indeed other parts of the world), thanks to language support being confined to US English and Korean making it hard to be understood most of the time. Read More »

HP Announces ZBook x2 Detachable PC Workstation

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HP launched a detachable PC workstation geared toward creatives, the ZBook x2, at the Adobe Max conference in Las Vegas. The 14-inch LED-backlit anti-glare display is also colour calibrated for accuracy and can render 100 percent of the Adobe RGB colour spectrum. Read More »

Google trials burrito delivery by drone in NSW

Project Wing said is working in collaboration with communities and business partners in the Australian Capital Territory and New South Wales to test out drone deliveries to rural communities, James Ryan Burgess , the co-lead of the project, wrote on X's company blog. Read More »

LEGO Ideas 21312 Women of NASA unveiled [News]

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Four pioneering women from Apollo to the space shuttle have been transformed into play sets. This week the folks at LEGO presented the final version of what'll be one of the most awesome Minifigure-centric sets in history. Weinstock's vision included mathematician Katherine Johnson , whose story was depicted in the 2016 movie " Hidden Figures ". A LEGO representative told Gizmodo the company wasn't able to "obtain approval from all key people" to include Johnson in the set. Read More »

Sony Publishing Game For Nintendo Switch

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Here's the twist: Unties is a recently formed publishing subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment. Before you get too excited, take note that this new venture is designed specifically to publish indie-style games so, sadly, don't expect Uncharted or The Last of Us to be making a Switch debut anytime soon. Read More »

Nokia 9 Rendered In New Video

It is common knowledge that HMD Global is planning to release a few devices, including Nokia 2, Nokia 7 , and Nokia 9 in the next few months but what we don't know is the release date. The video shows the dual-camera setup which are aligned vertically at the back, just above the fingerprint sensor along with the Nokia logo down below. Read More »

Judge invalidates Allergan's key patents for dry-eye treatment Restasis

The US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas ruled on 16 October that the patents were "invalid based on obviousness". The dispute over the Restasis patents dates back to 2015 when generic drug companies led by Mylan NV asked a federal judge sitting in Texas to invalidate Allergan's Restasis patents in hopes of launching their own generic versions of the medicine. Read More »

Riz Ahmed could bring modern-day Hamlet to Netflix

Like the original play, their adaptation will "follow the intersecting themes of familial honor, moral duty and dynastic corruption". Ahmed developed the project alongside writer Mike Lesslie ( Macbeth, Assassin's Creed ), whom he met while they were both in college. Read More »

Autonomous Cars Head For The Big Apple

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As part of this deal, Cruise Automation will be allowed to map a geofenced area in Manhattan where it will be able to test the cars. "Anyone else who's driven in New York City knows that it's going to present some unique challenges", he told the Wall Street Journal . Read More »

Microsoft launches its most powerful Surface Book yet

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The refreshed Surface Book is another indication that Microsoft hopes to convert Apple loyalists into Surface users. It followed that up with the release of the Surface Laptop this summer. Intel's latest 8th-generation processors are responsible, though there's a lingering 7th-gen for the entry-level machine. The 13-inch base model is powered by seventh-gen dual-core i5-7300U with 8GB RAM . Read More »

Huawei Mate 10 Pro with FullView display, dual rear cameras announced

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This accelerated AI processor is built on TSMC's 10nm process. Mate 10 sports a 2.4 GHz Octa-Core Kirin 970 processor with Mali-G72 MP12 GPU for graphics and gaming. Both phones are largely similar except the screen size and shape. The company also launched Porsche Design variant of Mate 10 , which will be available starting mid-November. Read More »

Facebook acquires anonymous teen compliment app tbh

This feature prevents people from writing any nasty comments and cyberbullying. Tbh , which is an acronym for " To be honest ", bills itself as "the only anonymous app with positive vibes". The answers are randomly selected and if a person is selected with one of your choices he/she will get notification alert. The app now does not make any money. Read More »

Polestar 1: Sweden's Volvo and China's Geely unveil new electric sports vehicle

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The new performance model will also be capable of running on electricity alone for 150km (93 miles), which is the longest all-electric range of any hybrid model in the market. Polestar is also something of a statement about where Volvo thinks the entire auto industry is headed. It will be interesting to see how people take to the subscription model, but the Polestar 1 is an exciting step into the growth of a whole new vehicle brand. Read More »

Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 specs and features

The octa-core processor belonging to the Snapdragon 636 will max out at 1.8GHz, and the chip itself can support up to 8GB RAM. He said the new technology will need more spectrum bands, advanced wireless technology and at least 50% of the consumers will adopt 5g because of its data speed. Read More »

Google Photos can now tell your pet apart from other animals

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As if this wasn't already good enough, Google is taking things a step further by identifying your pets in the same exact manner. Google Photos has always been adept at recognizing animals in a generic sense. Because we all take massive amounts of pictures of our pets thanks to all of our pets being awesome, Google is making it easier to locate them all in Google Photos . Read More »

Airtel's offering the iPhone 7 at just Rs 7777

Through this store, company will offer range of premium smartphones with affordable down payments options bundled with its postpaid plans . You will then have to pay Rs 2499 in monthly instalments for 24 months. The entire Online Store journey is digitally enabled, right from purchasing the device to instant financing and plan activations, all within a few clicks over a computer or a smartphone/tablet. Read More »

Fidget spinners are a million times more fun in space

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And this is coming from someone who actually hates fidget spinners... and loves cats. Many videos with the unique fidget spinner tricks are making their way to the internet lately but the latest video uploaded by NASA beats them all. The whole video might include some Newton's laws of motion and the friction lessons but honestly, that is the least any fidget spinner enthusiast might be thinking. Read More »

New Resident Evil 7 Trailer Shows More Footage of Upcoming DLC

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A new trailer recently released for Resident Evil 7 shows off Chris Redfield's firepower-fueled zombie beatdown while also previewing what's to come of Zoe Baker in two upcoming expansions. Will Chris save his colleagues and at the same time capture Lucas in the risky underground areas filled with poisonous gases? Gold Edition will include the full game, as well as all of the DLC that's been released. Read More »

Nintendo Reportedly Encouraging Mature Titles on Switch

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Crazy Justice will be a multiplayer-focused game that still sports a single-player campaign, but the cross-platform play between so many platforms is awesome. "As a result, if an Injustice 2 port was to happen, "[NetherRealm] would need to set up something in terms of an external team". Boon knows what needs to be done then, but how likely is it that Injustice 2 on the Nintendo Switch will become a reality? The news appeared on Twitter and got a massive response from gamers. Read More »

Scientists discover incredible origin of gold to herald 'new chapter in astrophysics'

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The collision spat out heavy elements such as gold , platinum and lead in the huge supernova, called a kilonova, that followed. "Now with today's announcement we are seeing the dawn of a new field of "multimessenger astronomy", where detections of transients across the electromagnetic spectrum, along with gravitational waves, are opening up a whole new window on the Universe". Read More »

DOOM for Nintendo Switch release date announced

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Doom was revealed during the Nintendo Direct on September 13 . We've already seen plenty of the game's campaign from previous Switch demonstrations, but here we see what sort of performance we can expect from multiplayer, which will be distributed as a separate download for this particular release. Read More »

Zeku announced for Street Fighter 5

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Zeku has reappeared looking to start his own ninja group and find a new fighting style. However, this would be his first time being a playable character in the series. Going against tradition, Guy chose not kill Zeku , who then disappeared and was never seen again...until now! Zeku , 38th Master of Bushin, infiltrates Street Fighter V on October 24! Gamers eager to learn about his move-list and frame data can expect the developer to share details more details soon. Read More »