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Rel Jio hikes tariffs, brings relief for older telcos


The update to Jio's data plans comes a week after the company introduced a Rs 399 plan under which it was offering 100% cashback. Additionally, there is the Rs 149 plan which offers 4.2GB of data and is valid for 28 days. The Rs. 999 recharge pack now offers 60GB data instead of 90GB, and Rs. 1,999 plan gives 125GB data, not 155GB. An interesting point to note is that as per the new T&Cs, the FUP policy will cap the bandwidth to 64Kbps instead of the 128Kbps limit enforced previously, post ... Read More »

Moto X4 Now Available For Pre-Order at Amazon & Other Retailers

The mod will work exactly as the normal assistant and comes with a dedicated speaker that will output Alexa's voice. Even though Lenovo has also confirmed that an unlocked variant of this phone, which is the first in Google's Android One program to come to the USA, there is a new channel of buying the Moto X4 , especially for those who want nothing to do with Fi. Read More »

Samsung unveils a 360 camera that has 17-lens for VR use


The Samsung 360 Round camera will go on sale this month but the exact date has not been revealed by the company. Instead only appearing disc shaped, like a puck or frisbee, and features the ability to livestream 4K 3D video and spatial audio with "little-to-no latency" thanks to its seventeen lenses. Read More »

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar Honored With Google Doodle On His 107th Birth Anniversary


Fun fact: Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar was the nephew of another brilliant Indian physicist C. V. Raman, who also won the Nobel Prize in Physics in the year 1930. Present was Eddington, his hero and a towering figure in British science, who without warning ridiculed the Chandrasekhar paper: "The star has to go on radiating and radiating and contracting and contracting until, I suppose, it gets to a few kilometers' radius, when gravity becomes strong enough to hold the radiation and the star ... Read More »

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh booked for domestic violence


She has also told that she named Yuvraj in the complaint as he was a mute spectator during her predicament. During her Bigg Boss stint, Sharma had revealed that her marriage had lasted only four months after which she walked out of her husband's home. Read More »

Wanted man surrenders with doughnuts after taunting police on Facebook


Fed up, police took matters into their own hands. On Monday, Redford Township Police Department posted an update, saying the man walked into the station around 6:30 p.m. The 21-year-old from MI was wanted for drink driving and assault. By Monday, Zaydel was ready to turn himself in. "They [the police] were taunting me, but at the same time, they're a police agency", he conceded. Read More »

Presented voice assistant Samsung Bixby 2.0

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


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]


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


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


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

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


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


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


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


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 »