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Lexus LS+ Concept previews fully autonomous urban driving within 10 years Lexus LS+ Concept previews fully autonomous urban driving within 10 years
- October 25, 2017

The technology will automate merging into highway traffic, lane keeping, speed adjustments, lane changes, overtaking and maintaining vehicle-to-vehicle distance. To go with the advanced autonomous technology, Lexus has also treated the still-fresh LS to a styling overhaul. The auto also has partly laser-lit headlamps and rear combination lamps. (more...)
Apple Buys Wireless Charging Company PowerbyProxi For A Wireless Future
- October 25, 2017

Apple confirmed Tuesday that it has purchased PowerbyProxi , a New Zealand-based wireless charging company. A general view of the inside of a new Apple store in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., October 19, 2017. For consumers, charging a single device on one pad may not be that appealing, "but when you get into multiple device charging it starts to get attractive", Saunders said. (more...)
Despite Concerns, Aim Assist On PC Destiny 2 Remains Despite Concerns, Aim Assist On PC Destiny 2 Remains
- October 25, 2017

Judging by gamer feedback, it appears that Destiny 2 will have a short lifespan on PC. Even the most basic of this software type, FRAPS, is on the blacklist, and that is a tool necessary to gauge your current FPS in the game, albeit there is already one in the game. (more...)
Apple Watch Series 3 Unboxing — LYTV
- October 25, 2017

Yet if the watch confirms you met a monthly goal of 500 " Vitality " points through activities such as jogging, swimming or hiking, you'll end up paying zero bucks for the month. Tingle said it is the first and only life insurer to offer the Apple Watch as part of its policies. Manulife Vitality is a life insurance program launched in 2016. (more...)
Honda unveils Sports EV Concept at 2017 Tokyo Motor Show Honda unveils Sports EV Concept at 2017 Tokyo Motor Show
- October 25, 2017

Although Honda has said the Urban EV is heading for production, they're not saying the same about the Sports EV . "The S600/800 we produced 50 years ago - we took the spirit of it, a compact sports vehicle spirit", he told us. "Last year we announced our intention to electrify two- thirds of global automobile sales by 2030 and we are evolving our products toward the realisation of this goal", Honda Motor Co CEO Takahiro Hachigo said here at the Tokyo Motor Show 2017. (more...)
OnePlus 5T hits pre-orders ahead of launch OnePlus 5T hits pre-orders ahead of launch
- October 25, 2017

The OnePlus 5T is yet to be confirmed by the company, but an e-commerce site has already begun taking pre-orders for it. Further, in the accompanied images in the listing, similar to the designs we saw in the past, the OnePlus 5T will not feature a fingerprint sensor on the front. (more...)
Mazda Vision Coupe Concept Is One Sexy Looking Sports Sedan Mazda Vision Coupe Concept Is One Sexy Looking Sports Sedan
- October 25, 2017

One of the most interesting things about the Kai concept is the addition of the SKYACTIV-X petrol engine , which also debuted at the auto show. The model also evolves the current Kodo "Soul in Motion" design, reaching now a "more mature expression", with athletic proportions and muscular fender flares doubled by narrow headlights and updated taillights that look inspired by the RX Vision Concept. (more...)
Google Lens rolls out to first-generation Pixel and Pixel XL Google Lens rolls out to first-generation Pixel and Pixel XL
- October 25, 2017

Droid-Life points that the source referred to the trio as Pixel devices. The report suggests that out of the three devices, two will be "premium" segment smartphones and third will be counted as a "high-end" device. The report also indicates some reference to a device codenamed "wahoo". Rumors suggest that codename "wahoo" has been left over from 2017 devices and have no involvement in the 2018 Pixel series. (more...)
HTC U11 Life Specs, Release Date: New Leak Reveals Key Features HTC U11 Life Specs, Release Date: New Leak Reveals Key Features
- October 25, 2017

With regard to the design of the smartphone, the HTC U11 Life is reportedly ditching the 3.5-mm headphone jack but will still have chunky bezels at least compared to latest releases such as the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 8 as well as the LG V30 and the Apple iPhone X among many others. (more...)
Google Assistant adds over 50 kids games and activities Google Assistant adds over 50 kids games and activities
- October 25, 2017

It does all the usual voice-activated smart assistant things, like get the weather, set alarms and timers, peruse the news, control smart thermostats and light bulbs. It does merit mentioning here that Google pulled YouTube support from the Echo Show last month after Amazon didn't allow autoplay as an option. Amazon has jumped ahead of that pack by a good distance thus far by selling an array of Echo speakers with varying features at varying price points. (more...)
Blizzard gives Battle.net a social makeover
- October 25, 2017

Check. You can even gift BlizzCon virtual tickets. In terms of receiving gifts , Blizzard explains: "When someone sends you a gift, the upper right of the app will light up to show you that something's waiting ( you can also select View Gifts from the drop-down menu under your BattleTag)". (more...)
Nokia to launch new device in India on October 31st Nokia to launch new device in India on October 31st
- October 25, 2017

The Nokia 7 is the most likely one, as it was officially announced at the end of last week. Though, neither Nokia nor HMD have made it clear whether the event on October 31 will be the official launch of Nokia 7 or Nokia 2, mobile phones in India or not. (more...)
Google unveils 'Pay with Google'; partners with over 40 payment providers Google unveils 'Pay with Google'; partners with over 40 payment providers
- October 25, 2017

It is believed to help users facilitate payments on mobile devices, using any card they have on file - including those saved to their Google Account via products like Google Play , YouTube , Chrome , or Android Pay , backed by the Google payment API technology that was announced earlier this year at Google's I/O developer conference. (more...)
'I feel as much woman as I am man' 'I feel as much woman as I am man'
- October 25, 2017

In the past year, Sam Smith has kind of completely gone off the grid until just recently. 'I mean, I've got these tattoos on my fingers. In an interview with the Sunday Times Smith revealed he has never seen himself as being entirely on either end of the gender spectrum and has experimented with women's clothing since he was a child, going for as long as three years dressed as a woman. (more...)
Samsung Android 8.0 Oreo Release Expected Early Next Year Samsung Android 8.0 Oreo Release Expected Early Next Year
- October 25, 2017

Information on the timing of the firmware release 8.0 for Android Oreo the latest innovations from Samsung appeared on the Turkish portal of the Korean vendor. When it comes to Google's yearly Android updates, it is usually hard to predict how soon third-party phone makers will begin rolling it out for their respective flagships. (more...)
New wave of cyber attacks hits Ukraine and Russian Federation New wave of cyber attacks hits Ukraine and Russian Federation
- October 25, 2017

A spokesman for the company said: 'What is known at the moment is that Bad Rabbit ransomware has infected several big Russian media outlets, with Interfax news agency and Fontanka.ru among the confirmed victims of the malware. The company said it had detected a number of compromised website, all of which were news or media outlets. Most of the victims of the attack are located in Russian Federation. (more...)
Harvey Weinstein scandal: New woman claims forced oral sex in NY Harvey Weinstein scandal: New woman claims forced oral sex in NY
- October 25, 2017

New alleged victim of Harvey Weinstein , Mimi Haleyi (L) and Attorney Gloria Allred speak during a press conference held at Lotte New York Palace on October 24, 2017 in New York City . "I would not have wanted anyone to do that with me even if the person had been a romantic partner". Afterward, she recalled Harvey "rolling over onto his back and saying 'don't you feel we're so much closer to each other now?' I replied 'no'". (more...)
Instagram Adds Ability to Go 'Live' With a Friend
- October 24, 2017

While broadcasting a live video on Instagram, all you need to do is tap the new icon on the bottom right and tap "Add" to invite anyone who's now watching. Instagram is a free download from the App Store (it appears v. 19 is still showing up for now). Watching a dual live stream is much the same as a regular live stream, but you will see two Instagram profile icons stacked in the Stories banner if it is a dual stream. (more...)
Injustice 2 Is Coming to PC, Open Beta Welcomes All Players
- October 24, 2017

Injustice 2 is immediately available for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One . In order to prepare players for the game's eventual PC release sometime before the end of the year, Warner Bros.is offering PC players a chance to take part in the open beta on October 25 on Steam. (more...)
IO Interactive Reveals 'Hitman: Game Of The Year' Bundle IO Interactive Reveals 'Hitman: Game Of The Year' Bundle
- October 24, 2017

If you missed the chance to kill some Elusive Targets first time around, now is your chance to right those wrongs. For anyone looking to jump in now, the Game of the Year Edition will run $60 Dollars. A fresh new look across the board and re-organised menus to make it easier to find what you're looking for. Commemorative Elusive Target Unlock: If you played any of the Elusive Targets we released during Season One, we're giving you an in-game coin to commemorate your progress and thank ... (more...)