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Electronics Google Tez rebranded as Google Pay, to offer loans via banks
Author: 0 Google Tez rebranded as Google Pay, to offer loans via banks

Furthermore, online video now accounts for 75% of all mobile traffic. "95% of video consumption is in vernacular languages". There are numerous other apps available to do this - including the Indian government's own UPI app, digital wallet Paytm , and WhatsApp's built-in system for peer-to-peer payments (but WhatsApp is facing trouble getting it off the ground).

Electronics Amazon Echo rival as Bose reveals its new wireless smart speaker
Author: 0 Amazon Echo rival as Bose reveals its new wireless smart speaker

With these three new speakers, it's nice to see Bose catch on to one of the hottest trends in audio, but I still wish the Home Speaker 500 looked a little less chintzy. Inside, it's packed with proprietary technology. It also packs Bose PhaseGuides feature for better audio experience along with Bose DSP custom low-profile transducers and QuietPort tech that takes care of the depth and detail in audio.

Electronics Google introduces selfie stickers on Gboard - turn your face into an emoji
Author: 0 Google introduces selfie stickers on Gboard - turn your face into an emoji

The feature was first introduced in Allo previous year, under the name Selfie Stickers (a much better moniker, alas), and is now being integrated into Gboard itself for easier access. There will be around 100 stickers in total once your pack is created . In order to create your very own emoji, simply access "Mini" in your Gboard app, and then start this process by taking a selfie.

Electronics Samsung Galaxy S10 cutting edge feature confirmed on more than one device
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S10 cutting edge feature confirmed on more than one device

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 broke Australian sales records over the weekend despite its high price . The Note 9 has the typical glass and aluminum sandwich design Samsung has used for several years. For instance, Air View was supposed to offer pop-up previews just by pointing to an email and calendar entry, but it mostly worked only with Samsung's home-grown apps.

Electronics Intel announces Whiskey Lake Y, U-series processors
Author: 0 Intel announces Whiskey Lake Y, U-series processors

Moving on to the 2-in-1 variant of the XPS 13, Dell has taken on Intel's newest 8th Gen Core Y processors , with options ranging from the i5-8200Y up to the i7-8500Y. But performance isn't the headline feature here, as Intel is touting the chips Gigabit integrated WiFi and their use of Intel's Wireless-AC for "faster sharing, streaming and downloading", as well as facilitating battery life up to 16 hours for laptops , based on Intel's own testing of course.

Electronics Asian Games: Unified Korea win breakthrough medal in dragon boat race
Author: 0 Asian Games: Unified Korea win breakthrough medal in dragon boat race

North Korea's Rim Jong-sim won a gold medal in dominant fashion in the women's 75-kilogram division weightlifting competition at the 18th Asian Games on Sunday, following her younger sister's victory the previous day. South and North Korea have entered joint teams in previous worldwide events, starting with the 1991 table tennis world championships, and more recently at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea .

Electronics Google updates Wear OS with one-swipe notifications
Author: 0 Google updates Wear OS with one-swipe notifications

Elsewhere, a swipe up from the Wear OS home screen will show you all your notifications in a single "stream", rather than you having to swipe multiple times to move between different notification cards. Quite a bit different, right? A swipe to the left will open Google Fit , providing faster access to fitness goals and exercises. The new ways to interact with your smartwatch in Wear OS are simpler and also more fluid.

Author: 0 Tez rebranded as GooglePay, platform to receive major push this Diwali

Back in September past year, Mountain View-based Internet search giant Google launched Google Tez in India - a UPI-based mobile payments app exclusive to the Indian market. The company has also partnered with RedBus to offer better public transport information on Maps. The Google Assistant arguably gets the biggest update.

Electronics YouTube Will Now Tell You How Much Time You've Spent On YouTube
Author: 0 YouTube Will Now Tell You How Much Time You've Spent On YouTube

Google first demoed its Digital Wellbeing initiative back in May at I/O, but it took until this month for it to officially debut with Android 9 Pie . It still can be found under the Notifications category in Settings , but it's still nice to see all Digital Wellbeing tools together. This pane also includes notification monitoring and reminder settings.

Electronics Random: Smash Fans Thank Sakurai For Adding King K. Rool To Ultimate
Author: 0 Random: Smash Fans Thank Sakurai For Adding King K. Rool To Ultimate

Amazon's Best Sellers list is updated daily, and while there are some high profile games coming out on all platforms, including Sony's God of War , it's still unforeseeable if Super Smash Bros . It retails for $140; as of this writing, it's only available to pre-order from Best Buy . US fans who were disappointed that the recently announced Smash Bros .

Electronics Apple to expand iPhone X design with new colors, big screens
Author: 0 Apple to expand iPhone X design with new colors, big screens

Now, Ming-Chi Kuo from KGI Securities says Apple will release three new iPhone models including a slightly cheaper 6.1-inch phone without 3D touch. Bloomberg reports that the 6.1-inch LCD iPhone will come in multiple colors, with previous reports indicating they could be bright hues similar to the iPhone 5c.

Electronics Classic Brawler Revived - Streets Of Rage 4 Announced
Author: 0 Classic Brawler Revived - Streets Of Rage 4 Announced

The game's hand-drawn visuals are courtesy of Lizardcube , developers of Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap . Do you hope Yuzo Koshiro is linked to the new game's soundtrack? Publisher Dotemu specializes in these sorts of remasters and adaptations, with games like R-Type 2, Windjammers, and the aforementioned Wonder Boy in its catalogue.

Electronics How to sign up for Microsoft’s
Author: 0 How to sign up for Microsoft’s "All Access" Xbox subscription

From a cost perspective, the All Access program seems like a decent deal. Regarding the X, unless local sales tax is outrageous for you, two years of Xbox Live Gold will run you $120. What happens if you don't pay off your bundle within 24 months? The company says it's not responsible for extending credit or determining eligibility.

Electronics Nvidia RTX 2080 Turing release date, specs and features
Author: 0 Nvidia RTX 2080 Turing release date, specs and features

The pro-level Turing cards have been built for the rigours of ray tracing, and by sporting the same RTX moniker it's looking like the new GeForce gaming cards are going to be heavily focused on the same ray traced goal. Videocardz has the scoop , the card line up features five new cards - the Ventus, the Aero, the massive Gaming X Trio, the Duke, and the Seahawk - subtle names every single one.

Electronics 'Fire Challenge' Leaves Girl, 12, With Burns Over Half Her Body
Author: 0 'Fire Challenge' Leaves Girl, 12, With Burns Over Half Her Body

Timiyah Landers and her two girlfriends were hanging out at her Detroit home on Friday after mother Brandi made them pancakes and went to take a nap. She ended up engulfed in flames . The popping was apparently the sound of her daughter being lit on fire and cooked to a crisp. "They need to delete this mess", Owens said fighting back tears.

Electronics Samsung's first Android Go Edition phone unveiled: the Galaxy J2 Core
Author: 0 Samsung's first Android Go Edition phone unveiled: the Galaxy J2 Core

In a bid to disrupt the entry-level smartphone market, Samsung on Friday brought its first "Android Go" budget smartphone " Galaxy J2 Core " to India that offers faster speed and better performance. Under the hood, it runs on a quad-core Exynos 7570 processor, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage that can be expanded via a microSD card. The device comes preloaded with a host of Google Go apps like Gmail Go, Google Maps Go, Assistant Go, Gboard Go, and YouTube Go to name a few.

Electronics Mobile hack may have exposed data of 2 million customers
Author: 0 Mobile hack may have exposed data of 2 million customers

The company says its cyber-security team discovered and shut down unauthorized access to its customers' data on Monday, August 20. T-Mobile's headquarters in Bellevue. This is the latest in a long line of data breaches consumers have learned about over the past year affecting the credit-reporting agency Equifax, the travel website Orbitz, the ride-sharing company Uber, and other companies.

Electronics Gigabyte unveils GeForce RTX 20 graphics cards
Author: 0 Gigabyte unveils GeForce RTX 20 graphics cards

Asus has also revealed its take on the GeForce RTX cards with prices for Blighty, with the RTX 2080 starting at £889.30 and topping out with a cranked up RTX 2080 Ti costing £1,344. All of the Turing-based GPUs feature an RT Core, which handles real-time ray tracing , and a Tensor Core to help with neural network processing. But with Nvidia launching new gaming chips, investors shrugged off a steep decline in the stock last week, sending shares higher.

Electronics Australia bans Huawei from 5G network over security concerns
Author: 0 Australia bans Huawei from 5G network over security concerns

The Federal Government says the involvement of any companies "likely to be subject to extrajudicial directions from a foreign government that conflict with Australian law" presented too much of a risk. Acting Home Affairs Minister Scott Morrison and Communications Minister Mitch Fifield added that there was "no combination of technical security controls that sufficiently mitigate the risks".

Electronics 25,000 illegal gambling apps axed from the Apple App Store in China
Author: 0 25,000 illegal gambling apps axed from the Apple App Store in China

CCTV blamed the apple and said further that the company had made rules to allow the app on its store, but the company itself does not respect these rules. Apple also upset rights groups previous year when it restricted its Chinese customers' access to Virtual Private Networks, which allow users to circumvent China's Great Firewall and to access blocked websites such as Facebook, Twitter and The New York Times .

Electronics Samsung's new phone shows how hardware innovation has slowed
Author: 0 Samsung's new phone shows how hardware innovation has slowed

The representative added that despite the stronger numbers it is still some 80 percent of the preorder numbers for last year's Galaxy Note8. To recall, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 was launched in India past year at a price of Rs 67,900 and now it has received a massive price cut of Rs 12,000.

Electronics Huawei faked Nova 3 camera output with a DSLR again
Author: 0 Huawei faked Nova 3 camera output with a DSLR again

Huawei in a blog post informed CNET that a note at the end of the advertising clip highlights that the photographs and content shown in the video "are for reference (purpose) only". We'll have to wait and see if Huawei issues a similar statement for the Nova 3 ad. Once it had cropped bezels from the P8 smartphone renders which was done on Photoshop, as revealed by IANS.

Electronics Russian Hackers Targeted Conservative US Groups
Author: 0 Russian Hackers Targeted Conservative US Groups

The GRU hackers also set up fake internet domains that were purportedly for the US Senate, according to Microsoft. The idea was to have people think they were accessing links managed by these USA political groups but redirect them to fake ones run by the hackers so passwords and other information could be stolen.

Electronics NVIDIA's GeForce RTX 2080 leapfrogs the 1080 Ti for $800
Author: 0 NVIDIA's GeForce RTX 2080 leapfrogs the 1080 Ti for $800

In terms of the lightning, the new RTX 2080 cards can provide up to 10 Giga Rays of lighting for ray tracing . All ROG Strix graphics cards are produced using Auto-Extreme Technology, an automated manufacturing process. It's not yet known when third-party manufacturers will begin selling their cards, but it's expected they'll probably land around the same 20 September date.

Electronics Windows Phone's terminal wind-down: Microsoft sets new sunset dates
Author: 0 Windows Phone's terminal wind-down: Microsoft sets new sunset dates

Existing apps will still be able to roll out updates as necessary, but the distribution of app updates will be slowly winding down over the next several years, starting with Windows Phone 8 .x apps next year. This is no surprise, since that's after Windows 8 .1 support ends. These dates mostly affect the population of apps on Microsoft's store more than support for the OS themselves.

Electronics Overwatch is 'feasible' on Switch, StarCraft II, not so much — Blizzard
Author: 0 Overwatch is 'feasible' on Switch, StarCraft II, not so much — Blizzard

After a leaked announcement yesterday, Blizzard has now confirmed that Diablo III is coming to the Switch . With senior producer Pete Stilwell admitting to GameSpot that Overwatch on Switch "is feasible" . With the release, it marks the first time a Blizzard game has appeared on a Nintendo platform since the Nintendo 64's port of the original Starcraft in 2000.

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