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Hi-Tech Google Buys UK Audio Startup Redux
Author: 0 Google Buys UK Audio Startup Redux

The company's Crunchbase profile states that Redux "creates products and bespoke systems that enable customisable, high-resolution haptic feedback and speakerless surround sound audio". Alphabet has a range of potential uses for the technology. Social media promotion of the company through its own accounts ended in April 2017 while financial accounts for NVF Tech - the name under which Redux is registered - show Google employees were made directors in July, while employees of Redux and ...

Hi-Tech Security Bug Allows Settings Changes Without Password
Author: 0 Security Bug Allows Settings Changes Without Password

Unlocking the App Store menu in System Preferences on macOS High Sierra 10.13 is one of them. As you can notice from the screenshots, there is not a whole lot of damage that one can do by messing around with the App Store settings. You do need to login as an administrator, which is supposed to unlock preferences, but you're allowed to use any password you like if the preference is locked and you need to get access again.

Hi-Tech Fisker EMotion EV and flexible solid-state battery debut at CES
Author: 0 Fisker EMotion EV and flexible solid-state battery debut at CES

Now, we have a lot more details about the auto, though Fisker is still keeping some of his company's tricks under his hat. A report from USA Today confirms that the electric vehicle, as suspected, will have a range of 400-miles on a single charge and will carry a base price of $129,000.

Hi-Tech The Game Boy Is Coming Back, Hyperkin's Ultra GB Plays Original Cartridges
Author: 0 The Game Boy Is Coming Back, Hyperkin's Ultra GB Plays Original Cartridges

Tech site Gizmodo were the first to break the news about the return of the Game Boy and they say that the reboot product is now being called the Ultra Game Boy while it's in the process of development. It'll run classic Game Boy games, and maybe Game Boy Color titles as well, and will sell for under $100, we're told. So you're either going to have to search your attic for your old cartridges or hit up the internet to track them back down.

Hi-Tech Samsung to unveil Galaxy S9 at MWC, not CES
Author: 0 Samsung to unveil Galaxy S9 at MWC, not CES

Conversing with ZDNet , DJ Koh also iterated that Samsung is planning to launch a foldable phone in 2018. Some recent renders claim that the flagship would have a fingerprint sensor below its primary camera, similar to the some of the lately launched models including Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+.

Hi-Tech Hands-on: The first under-glass fingerprint sensor is here!
Author: 0 Hands-on: The first under-glass fingerprint sensor is here!

Because of the way the scanner module sits under the glass and peeks through the OLED pixels to scan your fingerprint, it'll only work on OLED panels though. The Clear ID manufactured by Synaptics is to replace the now available fingerprint sensor. In a report on Thursday, Forbes contributor Patrick Moorhead revealed that he had a chance to spend time with a pre-production unit of a upcoming Vivo phone with the in-screen fingerprint sensor.

Hi-Tech Samsung to unite IoT apps over SmartThings cloud platform
Author: 0 Samsung to unite IoT apps over SmartThings cloud platform

Because of its module-based, bezel-less design, "The Wall" enables consumers to customize their TVs to the size and shape of their choice, it said, noting the modular screen can be used to create a wall-sized display, or just let users increase their traditional screen size to suit a new room in their home .

Hi-Tech CES 2018: Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra And L2 Launched
Author: 0 CES 2018: Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra And L2 Launched

But this version has more RAM and storage - 3GB and 32GB - as well as a larger battery and what's supposed to be an improved front-facing camera . You can expect an affordable asking price despite the respectable mid-range specs and gorgeous design.

Hi-Tech Nicole Kidman Praises Husband During Golden Globes Speech
Author: 0 Nicole Kidman Praises Husband During Golden Globes Speech

This not the first time Nicole has failed to reference her children in an acceptance speech , and viewers were quick the criticise the star's repeated refusal to mention them. And it's been a decade since Kidman has been publicly spotted with Connor and Isabella. The HBO documentary " Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief " also alleged that David Miscavige , the leader of Scientology, helped drive a wedge between Kidman and her kids after she and Cruise got divorced.

Hi-Tech TCL announces the first soundbar with Roku's voice assistant
Author: 0 TCL announces the first soundbar with Roku's voice assistant

At this week's Consumer Electronics Show, TCL announced details for its 2018 line of UHD TVs. Like the upcoming soundbar, both TV lines feature Roku OS and Roku Connect , making for some strong synergy. Aside from the 6 series, TCL also announced the 5 Series which replaces the S series of televisions it now has. "The 5-Series also comes packed with Natural Motion 240 technology for smooth action (55", 65" only), Wide Color with NBP Photon technology for exceptional colors, brighter ...

Hi-Tech Cyberpunk 2077 Twitter Account Reboots With Cryptic Message
Author: 0 Cyberpunk 2077 Twitter Account Reboots With Cryptic Message

Despite the public knowing about it's existence for almost six years now, we know nothing about it and developer CD Projekt Red is more than content to keep things that way. Alternatively, the tweet could mean that a big reveal is coming our way. Cyberpunk 2077 ranks among Red Dead Redemption 2 as one of the most anticipated games of this generation, despite some rumours about development hiccups along the way.

Hi-Tech Pokémon GO Dropping Support for Some Apple Devices
Author: 0 Pokémon GO Dropping Support for Some Apple Devices

This is due to the fact that the Pokemon GO app now pushes the power of the older operating systems beyond their capabilities. Wondering if your device is included in the purge? If you're playing Pokemon GO on an older Apple device, you'll soon have to upgrade if you want to keep playing.

Hi-Tech Jimmy Iovine denies reports he will leave Apple in August
Author: 0 Jimmy Iovine denies reports he will leave Apple in August

The timing would have been particularly poignant for the executive and the company, lining up with the estimated window for Iovine's stock to vest and with the company's push into home devices that puts music streaming at the forefront. Apple declined to comment. "It made it out to be all about money", Iovine said, according to Variety . Iovine admitted that he does own shares that will vest in August, as the initial reports claimed.

Hi-Tech Dish Network DVR Google Assistant support will bring Hands-Free TV
Author: 0 Dish Network DVR Google Assistant support will bring Hands-Free TV

The LINK View provides excellent sound quality, and is ideal for anyone that consumes a large amount of content daily. Add this to the ever-growing list of stuff getting Google Assistant functionality at this year's CES. The on-screen display can let you know if a home security camera detects motion, or when a smart lock is unlocked (if the camera or lock are compatible with IFTTT).

Hi-Tech Total War: Three Kingdoms Brings Chinese History to Life This Year
Author: 0 Total War: Three Kingdoms Brings Chinese History to Life This Year

Total War: Three Kingdoms is slated to be coming out in the fall of this year, and got a trailer today soon after Creative Assembly began a countdown. For the latest news about this title and the other Total War games, subscribe to the Total War ™ YouTube Channel for future news about gameplay videos.

Hi-Tech Markets@Moneycontrol: Indices consolidate but hit fresh closing highs
Author: 0 Markets@Moneycontrol: Indices consolidate but hit fresh closing highs

In contrast, Bharti Airtel, Adani Ports, Hero MotoCorp, Sun Pharma, NTPC , Bajaj Auto, Maruti Suzuki, ICICI Bank, SBI, Hind Unilever, L&T, Dr Reddy's, Power Grid, HDFC Ltd, TCS, ONGC and Axis Bank fell by up to 1.18 per cent largely on profit-booking and squeezed the rise in the key indices .

Hi-Tech HTC Vive Gets a Hardware Revision
Author: 0 HTC Vive Gets a Hardware Revision

Bad news if you picked up a TPCast wireless VR adapter in the past few weeks: an improved edition is already on the way. It also comes with headphones buillt in, thus users don't require a separate pair of headphones connected to the headset.

Hi-Tech Celeno delivers 802.11ax Wi-Fi solution
Author: 0 Celeno delivers 802.11ax Wi-Fi solution

While we might see a few more compatible products announced, the majority won't be unveiled until the Wi-Fi Alliance issues final standards, and certification is more wide spread. The firm's 802.11ax home chipsets are designed with the always-connected nature of our current lifestyles in mind, allowing up to 256 devices to connect simultaneously.

Hi-Tech 5 upcoming features that will make WhatsApp more exciting
Author: 0 5 upcoming features that will make WhatsApp more exciting

WhatsApp is expected to add Facebook-like stickers on its platform. After this update there is a new tab next to the GIF one, that will allow you to open the Stickers section. In order to better focus on its development and usability, the team has stopped releasing updates on Windows phones, Blackberry and old Nokia phones as they are no longer supported by their original manufacturers.

Hi-Tech New PS4 Beta Incoming, January Console Launch and Future PC Version
Author: 0 New PS4 Beta Incoming, January Console Launch and Future PC Version

According to the Japanese box art, the Monster Hunter World file size will be much smaller than anticipated. It seems a bit ballsy to introduce such a high-profile enemy at this early a stage, but hopefully, that is just a reflection of the dearth of content that awaits us in Monster Hunter: World .

Hi-Tech Sony Expects Number Of PSVR Games To Nearly Double This Year
Author: 0 Sony Expects Number Of PSVR Games To Nearly Double This Year

The biggest sign of the hybrid console's inevitable rise to supremacy was beating the Wii's 10-month sales numbers, with 4.8 million units sold in the US alone. Last year was another good year for the console, marked by some hit exclusives including Horizon: Zero Dawn , Persona 5 , Nier Automata , Uncharted: The Lost Legacy and Gran Turismo Sport.

Hi-Tech Microsoft and Qualcomm partner to boost Cortana adoption
Author: 0 Microsoft and Qualcomm partner to boost Cortana adoption

Besides, Qualcomm's Home Hub platform can be termed as the most powerful platform when it comes to computational efficiency and effectiveness. Qualcomm will also showcase smart speakers at their CES booth with all major assistants in action.

Hi-Tech Rare unveils Sea of Thieves beta times for PC and Xbox One
Author: 0 Rare unveils Sea of Thieves beta times for PC and Xbox One

In case you weren't aware of, Sea of Thieves is a pirate-themed action-adventure cooperative multiplayer game played from a first-person perspective. The closed beta, which was announced earlier today through Xbox Wire, begins January 24 at 4am PT and ends January 29 at 12am PT. Rather, this is going to be a pared down version in order to give players a good idea of what they'll experience once the game's finally released.

Hi-Tech Luxury Car Sales figures of 2017
Author: 0 Luxury Car Sales figures of 2017

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM ) today announced it achieved another record setting year in 2017, with 12,045 vehicles being delivered to customers last year, making for a 2.3% increase from the 2016 total of 11,779 units. Additionally, the new generation cars performed well. Mercedes-Benz sales in the fourth quarter totaled 572,044 units, up 4.8% year over year, and the best fourth-quarter sales in the company's history.

Hi-Tech Facebook 'Portal' to Compete With Echo Show
Author: 0 Facebook 'Portal' to Compete With Echo Show

The report says that Portal is a work of Facebook's Building 8, which is known for their top-secret projects, including brain-computer interfaces . Portal will be available for purchase through pop-up stores and online channels. " Portal " is seen as a competition to Amazon Echo Show and four Google Assistant-powered smart speakers that were launched at CES 2018 this week.

Hi-Tech Kia Niro EV Set to Deliver Tesla-Like Range
Author: 0 Kia Niro EV Set to Deliver Tesla-Like Range

Finally, Kia is showing off some other interesting technologies at CES , many of which will be demonstrated in interactive Niro EV concept interiors. To counteract its quietness, speakers sound an alert to passengers who are crossing in front of the vehicle, while lights provide an additional warning.

Hi-Tech Hyundai Nexo Fuel Cell EV revealed at CES 2018
Author: 0 Hyundai Nexo Fuel Cell EV revealed at CES 2018

The Nexo includes some active-safety features and driver aids meant to add to its high-tech allure, including a self-driving system that will guide the vehicle within a lane-seemingly similar to the ProPilot Assist system for Level 2 autonomy offered on the 2018 Nissan Leaf.

Hi-Tech Apple should address youth phone addiction, say two large investors
Author: 0 Apple should address youth phone addiction, say two large investors

The investors said confronting this issue now would enhance the value of the firm in the long term for all shareholders. They also proposed that Apple should establish an expert committee including child development specialists, which should produce annual reports, and offer Apple's vast information to researchers on the issue.

Hi-Tech Refueling The 2018 BMW M5 Mid-Drift Is Hard, But Not Impossible
Author: 0 Refueling The 2018 BMW M5 Mid-Drift Is Hard, But Not Impossible

BMW USA released a couple of videos showing the record-setting run, as well as a behind-the-scenes look into the risks mid-drift refuelling brings. Schwartz shattered the previous record by 143 miles. "It was a big win all around". So, this was all about making it more interesting. To complete this task the auto had to be refuelled five times while in mid-drift, for which another M5, driven by BMW Performance Center Chief Driving Instructor Matt Mullins, had to be used as a support vehicle.

Hi-Tech Nokia 6 Receives Hefty Spec-Upgrade Along with Design Rejig
Author: 0 Nokia 6 Receives Hefty Spec-Upgrade Along with Design Rejig

Pair that with enhanced computing power from the LPDDR4 RAM, 64 GB of storage, and Android 7.1.1 Nougat. It is still unknown on when will HMD Global release the final version of Android Oreo for the Nokia 6 users in India. To charge, Nokia includes a USB-C connector that's capable of giving users up to a 50% charge in thirty minutes. Like its predecessor, the Nokia 6 2018 will be a China exclusive device at launch.

Hi-Tech Huawei fails to seal USA sales partnership deal with AT&T
Author: 0 Huawei fails to seal USA sales partnership deal with AT&T

The Huawei's press event will start at 2:00 PM PST on January 9th (3:30 AM on January 10th in India) in Las Vegas, Nevada. However, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal , AT&T has backed out of the deal and will not offer a Huawei device after all.