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  • Alexa can send SMS messages using your voice

    Alexa can send SMS messages using your voice

    You can still tell Alexa to "send a message" but if you do that, it will try and send it via the Alexa app first. You can send them to any SMS-supporting devices, including iPhones. There's no word as to when the ability to send an SMS via Alexa will come to iOS users. Amazon is likely hoping the exposure will help it maintain strong Echo sales and fend off competition from Google and Apple.

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  • Radical Trump Proposal Envisions Federal 5G Network

    Radical Trump Proposal Envisions Federal 5G Network

    A Powerpoint presentation that is among the documents Axios obtained says that "China has achieved a dominant position in the manufacture and operation of network infrastructure" and that "China is the dominant malicious actor in the information domain".

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  • Apple HomePod pre-orders open, shipping on 9 February for £319

    Apple HomePod pre-orders open, shipping on 9 February for £319

    HomePod when integrated with HomeKit enabled devices can also be used to turn on lights, adjust the thermostat, unlock doors or raise window shades. Squeezed into that small body, a custom subwoofer is joined by an array of seven beam-forming tweeters to provide the high frequency, supposedly with the added benefit of directional control.

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  • Trump says new tariffs will protect U.S. jobs

    The Solar Energy Industries Association, a trade group, estimates that the tariffs will eliminate 23,000 jobs this year and lead to the cancellation of billions of dollars' worth of solar investments. "To think of solar as a manufacturing business in the U.S.is misguided", Kadish says". U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., has been one of the most vocal opponents of the tariff.

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  • Intel warns users to stay away from its Meltdown, Spectre patch

    Intel warns users to stay away from its Meltdown, Spectre patch

    The company has asked vendors to test these patch versions more quickly, to keep systems up to date, and to continue working with it to ensure customers are adequately protected. Meltdown removes the barrier between user applications and sensitive parts of the operating system. "We recommend that OEMs, cloud service providers, system manufacturers, software vendors and end users stop deployment of current [patch] versions", reads the statement, "as they may introduce higher than expected ...

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  • WhatsApp Business app starts rolling out in selected markets

    WhatsApp Business app starts rolling out in selected markets

    WhatsApp also claimed that 84 percent of SMBs think that WhatsApp helps them communicate with customers, andA80 percent of SMBs think that WhatsApp helps them grow their business. And people will continue to have full control over the messages they receive, with the ability to block any number, including businesses, as well as report spam.

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  • Trump Welcomes Apple's Decision to Invest $350 Bln in US Economy

    Trump Welcomes Apple's Decision to Invest $350 Bln in US Economy

    All told, Apple said its "direct contribution" to the us economy will be more than $350 billion over the next five years. The company also plans to invest $30 billion in capital expenditures in the US, including establishing a new Apple campus to initially house customer technical support operations.

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  • Ford unveils future Ranger pickup for segment rivals dominate

    Ford unveils future Ranger pickup for segment rivals dominate

    Revealed at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this week, the 2019 will go into production at Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant later this year. Rangers twin-power dome hood houses its 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine designed for efficiency and capability thanks to direct fuel injection, a twin-scroll turbocharger and 16-valve design.

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  • WhatsApp bug allows infiltration of private group chats without admin permissions

    WhatsApp bug allows infiltration of private group chats without admin permissions

    In a separate news, it has been discovered that WhatsApp group chats are hackable and it is possible for a hacker to infiltrate any private group chat. The new feature will allow the admin to demote his fellow without removing him from the group. It's not a problem that will impact most users, but chat apps like Signal and WhatsApp have been used for private conversations from everyone ranging from politicians to government dissenters.

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  • Samsung is the latest OEM to unlock FM chips in new phones

    Samsung is the latest OEM to unlock FM chips in new phones

    Aside from the nostalgia factor, FM radio broadcasts can be life-saving, especially in emergency situations when information is transmitted via radio waves. "Many smartphones in the world are manufactured with hardware capable of receiving free FM radio signals", a NextRadio blog post reads. Many smartphones shipped in the United States come with an FM chip but they're disabled .

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  • Assassin's Creed Rogue Remastered announced for Xbox One, PS4

    Assassin's Creed Rogue Remastered announced for Xbox One, PS4

    The additional content is as follows. Developer Ubisoft Sofia is promising 4K support for both the PS4 and Xbox One X , with enhanced textures, visual effects, and environmental rendering giving the game a much-needed overhaul. 18th century, North America. Because players are sailing in the cold North Atlantic, falling in the water will quickly deplete Shay's life. After a risky mission goes tragically wrong, Shay turns his back on the Assassins who attempt to end his life.

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  • Netflix is coming to the Razer Phone-in HDR

    Netflix is coming to the Razer Phone-in HDR

    As CES 2018 kicks off into full gear, Razer has revealed their Project Linda concept which aims to bring their gaming lap tops and phones together for the ultimate portable game experience. The notebook doesn't have any speakers, instead relying on the front-firing speakers of the Razer Phone . What do you think of Razer's Project Linda laptop/phone hybrid? We were told that the Linda UI was being built based on CentOS which means that plugging the Razer Phone in launches a ...

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  • Jeep Cherokee going to Detroit with new face

    Jeep Cherokee going to Detroit with new face

    The Jeep Cherokee returned to the brand's lineup for the 2014 model year after a 13-year hiatus. The odd styling has often cast a big shadow over an otherwise respectable vehicle, something FCA is addressing with the refreshed 2019 Cherokee.

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  • Samsung Announces Galaxy A8 And Galaxy A8+ With Infinity Display

    Samsung Announces Galaxy A8 And Galaxy A8+ With Infinity Display

    The device is available on Amazon and the e-tailer is giving cashback of Rs 4,000 on HDFC credit card on the purchase of Galaxy Note 8 . Both handset will be available in black, orchid grey, and blue. On the connectivity front, the smartphones have 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5 .0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC , and USB Type-C port. The secondary 8MP sensor captures depth information to blur the background.

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  • Facebook Releases Snooze Button To Mute Your Obnoxious Friends And Family

    Facebook Releases Snooze Button To Mute Your Obnoxious Friends And Family

    The new feature can serve as a way to dial down the content you don't want to see, without having to fully unfollow or unfriend someone. The people you snooze will not get notified. Facebook is calling this new feature " Snooze ", and it's one we've heard about before. "Do people connect in meaningful ways online?" The co-authors said they are "working to make Facebook more about social interaction and less about spending time".

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  • 'Zelda' Takes Home Game of The Year Award At 2017 Game Awards

    'Zelda' Takes Home Game of The Year Award At 2017 Game Awards

    This marks the very beginning of the main Champions' Ballad DLC quest, but it it's far from the only activity you can take on in the new DLC Pack 2. Annual video game preview and awards show The Game Awards delivered three wins apiece to vintage cartoon-styled jaunt Cuphead , intense mental health adventure Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice , and overall Game of the Year recipient The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild .

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  • Georgia, Alabama make four-team playoff

    Georgia, Alabama make four-team playoff

    The football playoffs will begin Monday, Jan. 1 with Oklahoma (12-1) playing Georgia (12-1) in the Rose Bowl at 4 p.m. and Clemson (12-1) playing Alabama (11-1) in the Sugar Bowl at 7:45 p.m. Alabama also made history in the young playoff system becoming part of the first two-team conference combo in the field when it joined Georgia. The Buckeyes beat an undefeated Wisconsin team in the Big Ten Championship on Saturday.

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  • Is BMW's new i8 roadster the coolest hybrid yet?

    Is BMW's new i8 roadster the coolest hybrid yet?

    The unchanged 170kW/320Nm 1.5-litre turbocharged three-cylinder petrol engine drives the rear wheels. The 2019 BMW i8 Roadster and coupe both go on sale next spring. When retracted, the soft-top folds into a compact package and stows away in a perpendicular position, creating around 100 liters of storage space behind the seats.

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  • Samsung Will Reportedly Preview Galaxy S9 And S9+ At CES 2018

    Samsung Will Reportedly Preview Galaxy S9 And S9+ At CES 2018

    Buy Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus at the Microsoft Store . While the design remains unchanged to a larger extent, the new Galaxy S9 and the S9+ are expected to come with a beefed up hardware. No official release date has been announced as of yet. Not perhaps the catchiest name in the history of mobile technology, but this nifty system will certainly turn a few heads.

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  • Donald Trump Says He Should Have Left UCLA Players Jailed In China

    Donald Trump Says He Should Have Left UCLA Players Jailed In China

    LiAngelo Ball , along with two other players, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill , were arrested last week on suspicion of stealing sunglasses from a Louis Vuitton store while their team was in the Chinese city of Hangzhou. As long as my boy's back here, I'm fine. That's what watching LaVar vs. Trump unfold feels like. The players missed the team's game with Georgia Tech in Shanghai and were forced to remain behind in China to deal with the fallout of the charges even after the rest of the team ...

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  • OnePlus 5T may not have the jelly scrolling issue

    OnePlus 5T may not have the jelly scrolling issue

    It is powered by a 64 bit 2.45GHz Octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Processor with 6GB/8GB of RAM. Like Apple's system, face unlocking on the OnePlus 5T can be used to unlock the phone and it works in 0.4 seconds according to OnePlus, so it's slower than the 0.2 seconds the fingerprint reader takes.

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  • FDA Approves Sensor-Equipped Schizophrenia Pill

    FDA Approves Sensor-Equipped Schizophrenia Pill

    The decision approves the Ability MyCite system as a whole - both Abilify and Proteus Health's sensor and patch had previously been cleared individually in the US. "This approval marks a potentially transformative juncture in our more than 25 years of experience in the field of mental health therapies", Otsuka president and representative director Tatsuo Higuchi said.

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  • Doom for Nintendo Switch works better in handheld than docked mode

    Doom for Nintendo Switch works better in handheld than docked mode

    The download is free, but users will need to have a Hulu subscription in order to access content. The Switch will be getting regular Hulu services including the relatively new Live TV feature. The console is so popular that it could sell more in a year than Wii U sold in its entire lifetime. It's Hulu, and Switch owners can download it now.

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