• Microsoft abandons the Edge
Microsoft abandons the Edge

Now, Petri reports that Microsoft is working on yet another lightweight iteration of Windows, similar to Windows 10 S and RT; both of which are stripped-down versions of the full-fat desktop Windows 10 experience. For the uninitiated, Chromium is the open-source web rendering engine that forms the basis of the ever-popular Google Chrome browser...

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  • Samsung and Verizon Will Release a 5G Smartphone in 2019
Samsung and Verizon Will Release a 5G Smartphone in 2019

We're still at least a few months away from the Galaxy S10 announcement. 6- Galaxy S10 would have a new Infinity-O display, the screen design with a hole for the selfie camera. This programme allows users to experience the new features of the One UI that includes the latest User Experience (UX) that is based on Google's latest Android 9.0 Pie sof...

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  • Nvidia Titan RTX: 130 TFLOPS of deep learning performance
Nvidia Titan RTX: 130 TFLOPS of deep learning performance

It also includes 24GB of GDDR6 VRAM - double that of the RTX 2080 Ti - and is aimed at the hardcore computing needs of researchers as well as wealthy gamers. Of particular interest for data scientists will be the fact that the Titan RTX supports RAPIDS , the open-source libraries that integrate with popular data science workflows to boost machin...

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  • Apple implements Do Not Disturb app on iPhone, after TRAIs warning
Apple implements Do Not Disturb app on iPhone, after TRAIs warning

It was not clear if the current version of "TRAI DND-Do Not Disturb" app released in the Apple App Store implements additional privacy protections beyond what was originally devised by the TRAI. It's possible that you already have your number on the National Do Not Call registry maintained by TRAI, but if you don't then this will be your first step...

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  • EA Announces Closed Alpha For 'Anthem'
EA Announces Closed Alpha For 'Anthem'

Since " Anthem " is an online-only game, EA is using the alpha as a means of testing its server capacity, as well as a means of testing the game itself with fans. If you want to participate in the Closed Alpha, you'll first have to sign up for it. Bioware is now hard at work preparing Anthem for its February launch but as with all "live servi...

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  • When can I play Red Dead Redemption online?
When can I play Red Dead Redemption online?

When can I play Red Dead Redemption 2 online? Sales of Red Dead Redemption 2 have already provided the companies with plenty to boast about. From Friday, November 30th , all the players who own Red Dead Redemption 2 will be able to play it.

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  • Pokémon GO Will Feature Three Battle Leagues
Pokémon GO Will Feature Three Battle Leagues

Niantic Labs is teasing the long-awaited player versus player feature for Pokemon Go . The official Pokemon Go Twitter page tweeted out an image with a trainer standing on what appears to be a battlefield with the familiar exclamation point over her head.

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  • Samsung supplier charged for stealing its foldable display tech
Samsung supplier charged for stealing its foldable display tech

Later the information was sold to a Chinese firm for $13.8 million. The two Korean display makers LG and Samsung have already invested billions of dollars in technology and production, and the market is expected to grow rapidly in the coming years.

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  • AWS offers hybrid cloud with on-prem hardware, VMware help
AWS offers hybrid cloud with on-prem hardware, VMware help

Adding a listing to the Marketplace is completely self-service for developers who want to sell through AWS Marketplace . But AWS is now acknowledging that many companies want to stay on-premises. Customers can use AWS Lake Formation to centrally define and manage security, governance, and auditing policies for their data lake. 'We had to rem...

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  • Mercedes-AMG GT gets refresh and new R Pro model
Mercedes-AMG GT gets refresh and new R Pro model

There's also AMG Track Pace, a track-only data logging mechanism, and the AMG Dynamics stability control system with a variety of new driver selectable modes. Mercedes is yet to reveal pricing and the amount of models to be made, but expect it to cost in excess of the £142,945 list price of the GT R. The 2020 GT will land in showrooms next year.

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  • Google Hangouts to be shutdown in 2020
Google Hangouts to be shutdown in 2020

This isn't a huge surprise with Google moving away from supporting the consumer side of Hangouts for some time. As 9to5Google noted, there hasn't been any movement on development for the app in some time, and Google removed Hangouts' support for SMS in May of previous year.

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  • Anthem Alpha Signup Available; Minimum PC Requirements Revealed
Anthem Alpha Signup Available; Minimum PC Requirements Revealed

It will also follow EA's current "live" model, meaning the unnamed project will continue to grow long after its initial launch. Hudson reiterated that " Dragon Age is an incredibly important franchise" for Bioware, adding that we should expect some news on that front in December.

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  • Microsoft revamps its Office 365 app icons with a simplified look
Microsoft revamps its Office 365 app icons with a simplified look

Clearly the new icons look modern especially if you think in terms of touch screen devices, the color palate is much nicer and the size of the icon has increased a little and overall more prominent look makes it visually more appealing. Traditionally, the letter occupied two-thirds of the icon, and the symbol took up one-third. The letter-to-symb...

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  • New Jeep Gladiator Pickup Truck Is An Absolute Beast!
New Jeep Gladiator Pickup Truck Is An Absolute Beast!

Under its hood clips, the Gladiator will be powered by either the standard 285-hp 3.6-litre Pentastar V-6 gas engine or - beginning in 2020 - an optional 260-hp 3.0-litre EcoDiesel V-6 diesel engine mated to either a six-speed manual transmission or optional eight-speed automatic.

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  • Instagram is about to get even more cliquey with 'close friends' feature
Instagram is about to get even more cliquey with 'close friends' feature

As the platform becomes bigger, users may not feel comfortable sharing certain content with a wider audience. "Stories are in themselves already more intimate". Better yet, people that you haven't added to your list won't see any of your designated stories at all , and won't even know that they've been left out.

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  • Android Auto update delivers new messaging and media features
Android Auto update delivers new messaging and media features

Meanwhile, the app bar in "My apps & games" is now stark white - matching Google's broader design language - with the previous green accent only present to note what tab you're currently viewing. Group messaging is also available through the car-optimized interface, along with MMS and RCS messaging. Android Auto is getting new features, while Goo...

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  • Google Assistant will now reward you for having good manners
Google Assistant will now reward you for having good manners

This is especially aimed at children who are now encouraged to say "please" and "thank you" when talking to the Assistant. The new features span both Google Assistant on mobile devices and Smart Displays , roping in the Nest Hello video doorbell and even bringing a couple fun features for the holidays.

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  • AWS goes blockchain: The cloud giant announces two distributed ledger services
AWS goes blockchain: The cloud giant announces two distributed ledger services

Policies will then be consistently implemented, reducing the duplicative work of manually defining and enforcing them across a customer's security, storage, analytics, and machine learning services. To find out more, please visit www.trendmicro.com/aws . But with AWS' new service, customers can scale their satellite use based on their need. Ama...

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  • New Zealand intelligence bans China's Huawei from 5G rollout
New Zealand intelligence bans China's Huawei from 5G rollout

Specifically, this proposal involved the deployment of Huawei 5G equipment in Spark's planned 5G Radio Access Network (RAN), which involves the technology associated with cell tower infrastructure. The GCSB confirmed the ban in a separate statement. Earlier this year, neighboring Australia banned Huawei from supplying 5G equipment, also citin...

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  • AWS partners Lockheed Martin to make downlinking satellite data easier and cheaper
AWS partners Lockheed Martin to make downlinking satellite data easier and cheaper

Then when it comes to Lockheed Martin the two companies announced virtual resilient ground - or VERGE - to combat the issue of parabolic antennas and their limitation to only communicate with one satellite at a time, and only when it is directly overhead.

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