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Snapdragon 836 A Rumor, Pixel 2 To Run on Snapdragon 835

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Instead of sporting a brand new chipset, Google's smartphones will most likely feature the same processor every flagship phone has, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 . But a new report claims that the supposed Snapdragon 836 processor is not a reality. Google Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 are said to feature the latest Snapdragon 835 mobile platform. Read More »

Honda CR-V Hybrid Prototype Set For Frankfurt Debut

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The CR-V Hybrid will share its electrified powetrain, consisting of a 2.0-liter Atkinson cycle inline-four and two electric motors, with the Accord Hybrid . Engine drive uses only the gasoline engine but comes with "on-demand" peak power "boost" coming from the electric propulsion motor. "In most urban driving situations, the vehicle will move between Hybrid Drive and EV Drive for optimum efficiency". Read More »

Baby Ford EcoSport receives some mid-life love

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External changes include a new-look trapezoidal grille, revamped headlights in a cluster that includes LED daytime running lights and deletion of the exposed rear-mounted spare wheel in favour of an internal unit. It has the adjustable floor in the boot. The Ford EcoSport model details, for now, are specific to the European market. New for the updated vehicle is Sync3 infotainment, which is incorporated in an 8in touchscreen that features Apple Carplay and Android Auto connectivity. Read More »

150 miles of range for $30875 — Nissan Leaf

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Powering the EV is a 40 kWh battery and an 80-kilowatt electric motor producing 147 horsepower and 236 lb-ft of torque . Predictably, the new Leaf is promising improved range , which is always one of the sticking points for mass adoption of EVs. Read More »

Alexa talks down its voice assistant rivals at IFA 2017

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These are all the gadgets we could find that included a major virtual assistant at the show this year, including Google Assistant , Cortana , and Alexa . The first cross-platform AI assistant among the big three, Microsoft seems to have slowed down its pace compared to its initial rush. "You can imagine there are a lot of work use cases if your company uses Outlook". Read More »

Behind-the-scenes pics show Apple's new venue ahead of iPhone 8 event

It is reported that at the event, Apple will introduce three new devices; the iPhone 7S, iPhone 7S Plus and the iPhone 8. "We believe the survey suggests that awareness of potential for this year's iPhone to be a more robust upgrade is relatively low", the investment bank's analysts wrote in a research note for clients on Tuesday. Read More »

Microsoft's Xbox One To Get Mice And Keyboard Support Soon

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Apparently, Microsoft's Aaron Greenberg, who is the Xbox Games Marketing General Manager, believes that that is exactly what is going to happen. How can you tell if a game is Xbox One X Enhanced though? "We run two platforms; the Windows platform and the Xbox platform". Read More »

Josh Rosen Caps Epic Comeback With Fake-Spike TD

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The second quarter was more of the same. A Texas A&M defense that through the first two-plus quarters repeatedly put pressure on Rosen , closed off passing windows and locked down receivers wilted in crunch time. And somewhere around there, the madness REALLY started. UCLA still needed one more stop to have a chance to win, and it did so easily. "We'd seen the personnel they had and the things they were trying to accomplish and we just took advantage of their weaknesses", said senior ... Read More »

Samsung J7+ officially launched

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The first sensor comes with f/1.7 aperture whereas the second sensor has f/1.9 aperture. Coming to the memory , Galaxy J7 Plus hits the limits. It comes in 3GB and 4GB RAM variants with 32GB and 64GB of internal storage respectively. Read More »

Amazon's Alexa and Microsoft's Cortana are Collaborating in New Alliance

The initial integration of the two platforms may be buggy as the user will have to start one Assistant in order to use the other and so on. Putting Windows 10 and Amazon Echo devices in touch with each other is meant to encourage users to benefit from what both companies will see as a complementary range of services. Read More »

Woman Pulls Gun During Fight at Walmart

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Also at the Wal-Mart were two women from South Lyon, a 51-year-old woman and her 20-year-old daughter. Both groups of women wanted to buy the last notebook on the shelf, and an argument broke out over who reached for the notebook first, according to witnesses. Read More »

Top LeT commander gunned down in Kulgam

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The newly commissioned lieutenant, who was on leave, was abducted by LeT terrorists from the wedding of his cousin in Shopian's Basapura village. The police said slain militant Ashfaq Ahmed Paddar was involved in the murder of Army officer Ummer Fayaz Parray in May. Read More »

Xiaomi Mi A1 visits Geekbench, to sport bezel-less screen

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The Xiaomi Mi A1 is rumoured to run on Android One , which is a budget-friendly line of devices that run on a stock version of Android. Like the first Mi MIX , French designer Philippe Starck will be at the helm when it comes to the handset's design. Read More »

Terrorists attack police convoy in Jammu & Kashmir

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The terrorist had injured eight security jawans, out of which one succumbed to his injuries while other three are in critical state. The terrorist attack on the police bus occurred in Pantha Chowk area around 8 p.m. The slain policeman has been identified as head constable Krishan Lal. On August 13, two police personnel were injured after terrorists attacked a police search party in Bandipora's Hajin area of Jammu and Kashmir . Read More »

Dead Rising 4 is coming to PS4

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Following the announcement of the release of Dead Rising 4: Frank's Big Package for PS4, Capcom sent in a press release including the official box art and the fist batch of screenshots. The open-world zombie game initially launched in December 2016 for Xbox One and March 2017 for PC. So bringing it around in December again will really make folks feel like killing a few zombies in time for the holidays. Read More »

Kia teases new sporty wagon concept ahead of Frankfurt Motor Show

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Although in conceptual stage at the moment, the new Kia is going to be a stunning estate auto. If Kia decides to discontinue the three-door Procee'd, it would make sense that the shooting brake variant would take its name. However, with the emergence of the new cee'd concept and Kia's sister brand Hyundai launching its first hot hatch, the pieces are in place for Kia to create a genuinely sporty auto. Read More »

The next version of Windows 10 finally has a release date

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Microsoft still has yet to deem the Fall Creators Update as being feature-complete (or, as many of us still prefer to call it, RTM), but does plan to do so in September, hence its 1709 nomenclature. This makes it easier for users to access their files from the cloud from all their Windows 10 devices. A new device, Fujitsu Lifebook P727, will be available also, but with Windows 10 S installed by default. Read More »

Skoda Octavia RS launched at Rs 24.62 lakh

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In European markets the Octavia RS is sold with 18-inch wheels but the India-spec auto gets 17-inch allow wheels. The Indian Octavia RS will be manufactured at the company's Aurangabad plant in Maharashtra. Traction is a major aspect when it comes to better performance and the Skoda Octavia RS definitely wins this one with wider 225-section tyres sitting on larger 17-inch rims than its 1.8 TSI sibling. Read More »

Battlefield 1: In the Name of the Tsar DLC Release Date Announced

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In the Name of the Tsar will feature six new maps, as well as new vehicles, weapons, the Supply Drop mode, and, of course, the Russian Army. One of the maps, Lupkow Pass , has already been released to current Premium members. The Russians are looking to join the ranks of " Battlefield 1 ", along with its Women's Battalion of Death , the first playable women's clash in the " Battlefield " series. Read More »

Crude falls as flooding from Harvey roils U.S. oil industry

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US gasoline futures rose as high as $2.1705 per gallon for the first time since 2015, while Energy Secretary Rick Perry warned that pump prices would rise. The Asian refining margin on Thursday hit $10.41 a barrel, the highest since January 2016. The Motiva shutdown sent after-settlement gasoline prices up to 1.8180. Read More »

Instagram Brings Stories to Mobile Web, Introduces New Face Filters

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Now we're excited to bring stories to people who use Instagram on the web. Some users will will be available to see Stories on their computer starting today, with the rollout hitting all of its users "in the coming weeks". Over the past year, Instagram rolled out over 20 new features, from integrating Boomerangs, to stickers and face filters, to the ability to mention and add links to stories. Read More »

Sony's First Smart Speaker Is a HomePod Doppelganger

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The global market for smart speakers is poised for explosive growth. Sony's thinking of all the neighborhood DJs with its newest, massive speaker, the MHC-V90W. With a straightforward motion, you can play music and alter the volume of the tune as per your own inclination. It uses Google Assistant. Sony is hoping its 360 degree system, which separates the speaker and the sub woofer to balance the sound and minimise distortion at loud volumes and claims to easily fill rooms with ... Read More »