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Electronics Roger the ripped kangaroo who went viral has died
Author: 0 Roger the ripped kangaroo who went viral has died

In 2015, the muscular marsupial impressed many people online after a video clip of him crushing a metal bucket with his bare paws went viral. The caretaker announced the animal's death in a video posted to Facebook on Saturday. In his later years, Roger had struggled with arthritis and fading vision, but was "loving his retirement", Mr Barns said in 2016 . He had a great life and was much loved by all.

Electronics Google Accelerates Plans To Kill Google
Author: 0 Google Accelerates Plans To Kill Google

Back in October, the company disclosed that it had discovered and patched a bug that allowed application developers to access personal data earlier this year. "With the discovery of this new bug, we have made a decision to expedite the shut-down of all Google+ APIs; this will occur within the next 90 days", Google announced.

Electronics Apple Watch ECG app launches today with watchOS 5.1.2 update
Author: 0 Apple Watch ECG app launches today with watchOS 5.1.2 update

If the app detects an abnormal heart rhythm, it will tell them that it has detected atrial fibrillation and Apple will recommend seeing a doctor for professional help. Doing this completes the circuit, enabling the device to measure heart electrical signals. Apple, a well known strong advocate of the user privacy, has assured that all the data and the associated classifications including any noted symptoms will be stored securely in the Health app on iPhone .

Electronics Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC with 5G Capabilities, Now Official
Author: 0 Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC with 5G Capabilities, Now Official

Today, at the launch event of Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 , the chipset maker also introduced the world's first 3D Ultrasonic in-display fingerprint scanner. While this fingerprint sensor is technically separate from the chipset, Qualcomm does say that it is not dependent on the Snapdragon 855 , but it won't be used with other chipsets, seeing as it is all part of one package from Qualcomm .

Electronics Google Home deal alert: save a massive £50 right now
Author: 0 Google Home deal alert: save a massive £50 right now

A new blue "talk" button will show up on the display and allow for two-way communication with your visitors. There are four smart displays out there: Google Home Hub , Lenovo Smart Display, JBL's Link View and LG's WK9 that just launched. You can use it to create a grocery list, a gift list , a to-do list - all the lists! Another kid-focused Google Assistant feature opens up a direct line to the North Pole.

Electronics Guardian Life Insurance Selects AWS as Its Preferred Cloud Provider
Author: 0 Guardian Life Insurance Selects AWS as Its Preferred Cloud Provider

In introducing Ground Station, Jassy said that the project stems from customer requests to be able to more easily access data from satellites without having to build their own expensive infrastructure. A ground station is the vital link for transmitting data to-and-from satellites in orbit. 8K Miles Software Services ("8K Miles" and/or "The Company") announced today the Company is now a Premier Consulting Partner in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN).

Electronics Console posses ride for beta tomorrow
Author: 0 Console posses ride for beta tomorrow

This staggered beta release is likely Rockstar's way of reducing server load on launch; which may give its engineers time to catch with the massive amount of players Red Dead Online will undoubtedly draw in. "As with most online experiences of this size and scale, there will inevitably be some turbulence at launch", said Rockstar . Stay tuned here on GearNuke for future updates on Red Dead Redemption 2 .

Electronics How To Make Siri Less Garbage By Linking It To Google Assistant
Author: 0 How To Make Siri Less Garbage By Linking It To Google Assistant

In the U.S. you can also get bundles like a free Google Home Hub with each Pixel 3 phone, but after all Black Friday originates in the United States and it is a bigger deal there than anywhere else in the world. However, iPhone users have had to open up the Google Assistant app manually and then issue voice commands to get things done. The device usually costs $149, which means you're getting a $50 discount here.

Electronics Pokemon Let's Go Rare Pokemon Locations Guide
Author: 0 Pokemon Let's Go Rare Pokemon Locations Guide

If you find yourself coming across a guard in the Let's Go games that won't let you enter the city unless you give him a hot beverage, then you are not alone. In addition, if Pikachu is not your style, the bundle is available with Pokmon: Let's Go Eevee , or Mario Kart Deluxe. Caution: Pokemon can not be transferred from Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu & Eevee! to Pokemon Go .

Electronics Smartphone maker Xiaomi launches in Britain with flagship device
Author: 0 Smartphone maker Xiaomi launches in Britain with flagship device

There are red accents to the design around the camera and on the power button too. It will use a 24 megapixel (MP) selfie camera and have rear 12MP + 5MP AI dual-cameras, all from Sony. That's set to cost £26.99 from Three , Amazon, Carphone Warehouse, Currys and a variety of other retailers. To mark its United Kingdom debut, Xiaomi's initial product offerings include the Mi 8 Pro , Redmi 6A , Xiaomi Band 3, and Mi Electric Scooter.

Electronics Samsung reveals foldable phone, Latest World News
Author: 0 Samsung reveals foldable phone, Latest World News

The device comes with a cover display that acts as a phone, and a main 7.3-inch tablet display. Samsung says its connected living strategy is centered around an open IoT ecosystem that "unites the growing number of connected devices on a single platform".

Electronics [H]ardOCP: Warcraft III Is Being Remastered, Coming Next Year
Author: 0 [H]ardOCP: Warcraft III Is Being Remastered, Coming Next Year

Blizzard released a trio of trailers for Warcraft III: Reforged today (a Cinematic Trailer, a Gameplay Trailer , and a closer look at the changes coming to "The Culling" mission), and you can find all of them after the break. The game will feature totally remodeled characters and environments, as well the game's robust World Editor, which pioneered the MOBA genre with the creation of the original Defense of the Ancients map.

Electronics OnePlus 6T images, specifications leaked days ahead of the announcement
Author: 0 OnePlus 6T images, specifications leaked days ahead of the announcement

OnePlus' keynote in New York City will begin at 3pm GMT. Chinese smartphone company OnePlus is set to launch its next flagship smartphone at an event in NY today. ORIGINAL STORY: OnePlus 6T is the successor to the OnePlus 6 that was released back in May. It will have in-display fingerprint sensor and will skip the 3.5mm audio jack.

Electronics Will iPhone XR help Apple boost sales growth?
Author: 0 Will iPhone XR help Apple boost sales growth?

Available at Rs 76,900, the iPhone XR may not be a budget device, however, it is cheaper than its 2018 iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max smartphones. The XR measures at 6.1 inches, and comes in a rainbow of colors . It is not as if it looks like a "cheaper" avatar of the iPhone, though. As for the front-facing camera , since it's exactly the same as the camera in the iPhone XS, you can do all of the same things and you have full access to Memoji and Animoji.

Electronics Samsung launches Galaxy Book 2 with WoS
Author: 0 Samsung launches Galaxy Book 2 with WoS

The 10.5 inch Super AMOLED display has a 2560 x 1600 px resolution. Samsung DeX can be operated onto Galaxy Tab S4 through an HDMI port , that connects a foldable Book Cover keyboard onto the device. Samsung has included 4GB RAM and 128GB storage for your productivity needs. Users get 64GB inbuilt storage with the Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 with the support for microSD card of up to 400GB.

Electronics Adobe launches Premiere Rush CC for YouTubers on the go
Author: 0 Adobe launches Premiere Rush CC for YouTubers on the go

During the software company's Adobe Max keynote presentation, Adobe previewed Photoshop CC on iPad, as well as Project Aero , a new tool that aims to help creators make augmented reality experiences. Adobe Premiere Rush CC is an "all-in-one, cross-device" video editing platform that brings several features associated with professional editing software (which typically require a more powerful desktop computer) to iPhone , iPad and Windows - and soon Android as well.

Electronics Huawei set to reveal huge P20 Pro rival TODAY
Author: 0 Huawei set to reveal huge P20 Pro rival TODAY

The Mate 20 Pro on another hand comes with only one memory and storage options which is 6GB and 128GB respectively for European Union 1049 (~RM 5044). Up front, the phones have a 24-megapixel front camera for selfies, video calling, and it also includes 3D depth sensing feature. Features available to Mate 20 users include being able to isolate human subjects and desaturate the colors around them in order to highlight people against their backgrounds.

Electronics Brand New Xbox Avatars are Now Available to All Xbox One Users
Author: 0 Brand New Xbox Avatars are Now Available to All Xbox One Users

Are you looking forward to restyling your Xbox Avatar? They will appear in an animated form on the home screen, activity feed posts, profiles, and a bunch of other places. It should download automatically the next time you start up your system. The new update also includes the recently announced Dolby Vision support .

Electronics Samsung Intros Galaxy A9 (2018), World’s First Quad Camera Smartphone
Author: 0 Samsung Intros Galaxy A9 (2018), World’s First Quad Camera Smartphone

At the top is an ultra-wide 8-megapixel camera with 120 degrees of visibility and an f/2.4 aperture. The second is a 10MP f/2.4 telephoto lens for 2x optical zoom. The A9 sports a 6.3-inch FHD+ display . Samsung focuses on mid-range, amid talk it's making a phone, that's not the Galaxy S10, with four rear cameras .

Electronics Windows 10 Update Pulled After Users Report Deleted Photos and Files
Author: 0 Windows 10 Update Pulled After Users Report Deleted Photos and Files

Microsoft may be in a pickle right now due to the hiccupy rollout of its latest Windows 10 October 2018 Update , but that's not stopping the company from supporting the previous versions of Windows 10 . Only devices with Known Folder Redirects enabled were affected by the issue and there only if the feature was enabled but files remained in the default folder.

Electronics OnePlus is Making a OnePlus 6T Announcement Today
Author: 0 OnePlus is Making a OnePlus 6T Announcement Today

The OnePlus 6T will come with a feature that few, if any, smartphones in the United States have: An in-display fingerprint reader. OnePlus is selling tickets to the launch event at a price of Rs 999. The OnePlus 6T will be a huge step up from the OnePlus 6, majorly due to the inclusion of a new optical fingerprint scanner under the display panel, which is a first for a OnePlus device.

Electronics Nokia 7.1 Smartphone with PureDisplay & Nokia True Wireless Earbuds Launched
Author: 0 Nokia 7.1 Smartphone with PureDisplay & Nokia True Wireless Earbuds Launched

I have had a chance to try out the new Nokia 7 .1 ahead of the launch, and here's what I think about the smartphone. The mid-range Android One phone may come to India as well, so here's what you need to know about the device. It's paired with 3GB/4GB of RAM , and 32GB/64GB of internal storage with support for microSD cards of up to 400GB. On the photography front, the handset sports a dual rear camera setup, consisting of a 12MP f/1.8 primary camera and a 5MP f/2.4 secondary ...

Electronics Microsoft's Windows 10 October 2018 update is out now
Author: 0 Microsoft's Windows 10 October 2018 update is out now

It'll become more widely available October 9, according to ZDNet . This update is another move by Microsoft to position Android devices as the flawless mobile companions to Windows 10 desktops and laptops. The Windows 10's Timeline feature is also getting some new features with the October 2018 Update . After downloading the tool, run it to upgrade your computer to the latest version of Windows 10.

Electronics Nationwide emergency alert test scheduled for Wednesday
Author: 0 Nationwide emergency alert test scheduled for Wednesday

A new lawsuit filed in NY is seeking to stop the implementation of FEMA's new "Presidential Alert" messaging system , an alert used for national emergencies that can be deployed by President Trump . The federal government has long had a system to issue alerts over television and radio. This is the national version of Wireless Emergency Alert messages like AMBER and weather alerts from your local agencies.

Electronics Microsoft Surface Pro 6 details leaked in an un-boxing video
Author: 0 Microsoft Surface Pro 6 details leaked in an un-boxing video

Pricing on both the Surface Pro (6th edition) and the Surface Laptop (2nd edition) will stay nearly identical. Be sure to have this page open come 4pm ET (1pm PT; 9pm BST ), which is when the keynote kicks off in New York City, for all of the latest regarding Microsoft Surface.

Author: 0 FEMA to test nationwide ‘Presidential Alert’ text Wednesday

They expect about 75 per cent of all wireless users to get the alert. "No action is needed". The Wireless Emergency Alerts test will begin at 2:18 p.m. Officials say the initial test was supposed to take place last month, but was postponed due to ongoing response efforts for Hurricane Florence. The agency is required by law to conduct a nationwide test of its public alert systems no less than once every three years.

Electronics Epic Games Says Fortnite's New Breast Physics Were
Author: 0 Epic Games Says Fortnite's New Breast Physics Were "Unintended, Embarrassing, Careless"

This is one of the main new additions and it can be found in the centre of Loot Lake. Located in the desert portion of the map , this Battle Star can only be obtained once you've completed every Week 1 Challenge. But you can sneak up on your opponents with increased movement speed and jump height, then shoot them in the back once the effect has worn off. You won't be able to use weapons after consuming a Shadow Stone, which lasts for around 45 seconds.

Electronics Meghan Markle's 'Accent' In New Documentary Creates Twitter Storm
Author: 0 Meghan Markle's 'Accent' In New Documentary Creates Twitter Storm

It all started when a video of Meghan revealing that Prince Harry is a feminist while chatting to a crowd of people in January surfaced online. As you might imagine, there are a lot of cynics on Twitter enjoying the "woman closes own vehicle door" spectacle and weighing in with their own amusing takes.

Electronics Google: What do you search for? - CBBC Newsround
Author: 0 Google: What do you search for? - CBBC Newsround

The video features interesting searches through the years covering holidays, events, achievements, people, food, planets and languages. "For these subtopics, we can identify the most relevant articles and videos - the ones that have shown themselves to be evergreen and continually useful, as well as fresh content on the topic".

Electronics Samsung launches Galaxy J6 Plus, J4 Plus
Author: 0 Samsung launches Galaxy J6 Plus, J4 Plus

In the camera department, The Galaxy J6 Plus has a 13-megapixel + 5-megapixel dual rear camera which is quite surprising considering the price of the phone. The hardware basis was the OCTA-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor 660. With this information, it's easy to gather that Samsung is not planning to mass produce the Galaxy F and, with a limited amount available, the price tag is rumored to be around $2,000.

Electronics Huawei
Author: 0 Huawei "charges" Apple in release day troll

Each year, Apple CEO Tim Cook calls the next-generation iPhones the best ever made. With eight cores in the A12's neural processing unit (over its predecessor's two), the iPhone XS is theoretically capable of 5 trillion operations per second compared to the iPhone X's 600 billion operations per second, Apple claims.

Electronics Here's how much Apple's new iPhone range will cost in South Africa
Author: 0 Here's how much Apple's new iPhone range will cost in South Africa

Likewise, a 256GB XS is now 9,560 yuan while the 512GB model is 11,150 yuan, down 5.3% and 6.3% respectively. The iPhone X looks nearly identical to the newest stuff, so no one will really know. The iPhone XR is arriving in stores October 26. Developed nations including much of Europe, Australia, Japan and the UAE are among the countries where the iPhone is the most "affordable" for the average buyer as per the number of days of work needed.

Electronics Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 catches fire in woman's purse
Author: 0 Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 catches fire in woman's purse

She placed the phone in her purse, and shortly after she heard a whistling sound, followed by smoke coming out of her bag. She put the bag on the floor and tried to empty it, burning her fingers in the process, the suit alleges. However, responding to this incident the CEO Koh Dong-jin has said "The battery in the Galaxy Note 9 is safer than ever". Even if the affected Samsung customer has already filed a complaint: Of course, nothing has been proven, especially not a general ...

Electronics Apple's newest iPhone could have big screen, big price
Author: 0 Apple's newest iPhone could have big screen, big price

This is why we should stop expecting Apple to launch a cheap iPhone for the masses. The 5.8-inch iPhone XS is being termed as the true successor of the current iPhone X. A second phone with a 5.8-inch OLED display, likely called the iPhone Xs, would be similar to the iPhone X but with an improved processor. According to Bloomberg , which has previously reported on the laptop, it will have a much higher resolution 13-inch display than that found in the current MacBook Air models and ...

Author: 0 Analyst Suggests iPad Pro 3 Might Have USB-C Instead of Lightning

Apple is expected to launch an upgraded iPhone X this year, as well as a smaller and larger device. When it comes to the iPhone XC , Ben Gaskin tweeted some pictures on its profile showing some white, red, and blue prototypes. Although Apple still refuses to release sales figures for the Apple Watch , it's no secret that the device has become incredibly popular in recent years.

Electronics Elon smokes a joint as stocks slide
Author: 0 Elon smokes a joint as stocks slide

Shares were trading at about $360 and the bonds yielding about 7% before Mr. Musk's August 7 statement on Twitter that he had secured funding to take the company private at a price of $420 a share. Musk did not directly address the suit during the Rogan sit-down. Dartmouth College professor of corporate communication Paul Argenti said the latest controversy involving Mr Musk was not surprising.

Electronics Rumours on iPhone XS Max
Author: 0 Rumours on iPhone XS Max

Interestingly, Apple's event invite also features the same gold colour, thereby confirming that the iPhone will feature the new gold and black blend. The report also indicates that the prices will be similar to the Euro prices from a year ago for the iPhone 8 , iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X 2017.

Electronics What Sheryl Sandberg will tell Congress about Facebook and Russian Federation
Author: 0 What Sheryl Sandberg will tell Congress about Facebook and Russian Federation

Richard Burr (R-N.C.)] has noted, 'Nothing less than the integrity of our democratic institutions, processes and ideals is at stake.' We agree, and we are determined to meet this challenge". "We fixed it", Dorsey said. Republicans control both the House and Senate and the elections will decide whether they keep their majorities. The US attorney general, Jeff Sessions , has expressed a "growing concern" that social media companies may be "intentionally stifling the free exchange of ...

Electronics What We Think Apple Has In Store For the iPhone
Author: 0 What We Think Apple Has In Store For the iPhone

In a new research note shared today, Kuo argues that Fingerprint On Display, or FOD, technology will grow 500% in 2019 as Android phones continue to adopt the technology, but Kuo says Apple won't be embedding Touch ID in new iPhones next fall.

Electronics Twitter not based on ‘political ideology,’ CEO tells lawmakers
Author: 0 Twitter not based on ‘political ideology,’ CEO tells lawmakers

Jack Dorsey, chief executive of Twitter, also acknowledged his company's past failures. The hearing comes after Dan Coats, the Director of National Intelligence, said last month that Russian Federation has continued to attempt the kinds of online influence operations it allegedly ran on the social platforms to spread false information and sow divisiveness ahead of the 2016 USA presidential election .

Electronics Huawei P20, P20 Pro Sales Cross 10 Million, New Colour Options Launched
Author: 0 Huawei P20, P20 Pro Sales Cross 10 Million, New Colour Options Launched

At the end of Huawei's IFA event overnight, Consumer Business Group CEO Richard Yu also confirmed the Mate 20 will be unveiled in London on October 16th. We're looking forward to getting our hands on the first Kirin 980-powered device when it arrives this October. In addition, Kirin 980 utilises the Multi-pass noise reduction solution that accurately removes artefacts without scrubbing away image details, resulting in better quality on images taken in low-light scenarios.

Electronics Sony Xperia XZ3 now official with smaller bezels and 6-inch display
Author: 0 Sony Xperia XZ3 now official with smaller bezels and 6-inch display

Front Xperia XZ3 too similar to the Xperia XZ2 , but if you look closely, you can see a more thin frame around the display and rounded corners. The new phone uses Gorilla Glass 5 and, like other Sony flagships, offers IP68 water- and dust-resistance to survey unexpected dunks. A 3,300mAh battery that supports fast charging through USB-C will power the smartphone.

Electronics Xbox All Access console, Game Pass, and Live Gold bundle confirmed
Author: 0 Xbox All Access console, Game Pass, and Live Gold bundle confirmed

This is particularly true for the Xbox One S bundle, which saves subscribers about $132 off standard retail pricing to buy the console and services separately. All new Xbox One S 1TB or Xbox One X consoles, including those packaged as a bundle with games, is available with Xbox All Access as well. As I mentioned up above, the amount you will pay each month will depend on the console you get.

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