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Acer Leap Ware preview: More a limp than a leap

Enter Acer Leap Ware, the newest watch in the race for your wrist. It can measure heart rate, stamina, stress and fatigue levels and exposure to UV rays while you are outdoors and exercising. While these features may not be something that a majority of users are looking for, they're bound to find their way into the hearts and minds of some consumers that are more generally focused on their own peak health conditions as a niche set of functions, and if anything they're features which you really ...

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Xiaomi Mi Mix, Mi Note 2, and Redmi 4X launched in Russian Federation

The said phone could be "Mi Mix 2 or it could be Mi Note 2" the report further said. In terms of pricing, the Mi Mix will cost 39,990 rubles which is around Yuan 4836, or around Rs 45,000 when you convert. The Mi Note 2 has a 5.7-inch OLED display, which is curved on both sides. Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 64-bit octa-core processor will fuel this phablet, along with the Adreno 540 GPU for graphics processing.

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Samsung foresees bigger profit in 2017 as memory chips soar

January-March operating profit for Asia's most valuable company by market capitalization was 9.9 trillion won ($8.75 billion), compared with Samsung's earlier guidance of 9.9 trillion won. So almost two-thirds of Samsung's operating income during the first quarter was generated by its semiconductor business. "Samsung concluded the risks and the challenging environment surrounding a change in the corporate structure would not be beneficial for enhancing shareholder value and sustaining ...

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Nintendo Switch Sales Already Out-Pace The Wii

Nintendo estimated profit to grow 2.2-fold to 65 billion yen ($584 million) in the year through March 2018, with sales jumping 53.3 percent. The Switch posted solid March sales of 2.74 million units, beating the company's initial sales estimate of two million units for the month.

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Apple May Introduce Person-to-Person Payments and Digital Prepaid Debit Cards This Year

These digital debit cards would allow users to spend money they would normally have to wait for to hit their bank account. The card could also be added to your Apple Pay wallet to pay for goods at stores and on websites. may wish to launch a person-to-person money-transfer service to rival Venmo , according to a new report. An Apple representative declined to comment on the report.

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Google Home Can Now Help You Cook

To get developers and tinkerers started, Google has detailed a DIY project that utilizes its personal assistant: a " mocktails mixer " able to make mixed drinks using voice commands thanks, in part, to Google Assistant . This will likely lead to an influx of gadgets that have the Assistant's smarts built in, including ones you can one day buy. And keeping in mind that you're doing the greater part of that, you can in any case play music and set clocks on the Home, as well.

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How Baahubali Left A Mark On Prabhas

Baahubali 2 is a movie the whole nation is insane about, but the wait is nearly over, " Baahubali 2: The Conclusion " hits the screen this Friday. With just two days left for the release of most anticipated movie of the year " Baahubali 2: The Conclusion ", its maker have released two new posters of the film.

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Get aboard your drone - DJI unveils its own FPV goggles

The DJI M600 Pro will cost around $4,999 and already this camera has become a professional tool for the Hollywood movie making industry. As DJI points out, this provides more than twice the amount of pixels as a typical 2K display - it's claimed to be like viewing a 216-inch home cinema screen from about 3 meters (9.8 ft) away.

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Google tweaks Search to help combat 'fake news'

This results in more effort on the part of users to look for particular information that can be considered fraudulent or hate speech, which Google has already made more hard to find, anyway. Google faced criticism in recent months for delivering search results that were wildly inaccurate or offensive. We've adjusted our signals to help surface more authoritative pages and demote low-quality content, so that issues similar to the Holocaust denial results that we saw back in December are ...

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Rihanna celebrates Queen Elizabeth's birthday (?) by photoshopping her into iconic Rihanna outfits

The Work songstress has edited existing photographs of her by replacing her face with the 91-year-old monarch's in a string of images. "She's someone's grandma. Her caption quoted a line from Mariah Carey's "It's Like That". " "Y'all chickens is ash and I'm lotion." ". Popping up on her Instagram Monday is a new image of the Queen's face replacing Rihanna's from her ad for Dior sunglasses.

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Details of Israeli airstrike on Syrian Army positions in Quneitra Governorate

USA strikes in Syria: Game changer or deterrent? "Israel has repeatedly intervened in this conflict directly militarily and always against the Syrian Arab army, against the Syrian military and against the Syrian government", Navid Nasr told Press TV in an interview on Sunday.

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Apple touts greater use of recycled metal in gadgets

Because the company specified such a high grade of the material, end-of-life apple devices were "one of the best sources of recycled material". Apart from this, Apple today also powers its facilities with 96 percent renewable energy.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 facial recognition security is easily fooled

The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 + made a debut with the new Infinity Display sporting a bezel-less and edge-to-edge design . On the battery backup, we have both Galaxy S7 and S8 at 3000mAh battery . Samsung is scheduled to hit stores on 21 April in the United States, Canada and Korea. But once again, Samsung Galaxy S8 takes the lead when it comes to the internal storage.

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Google Home now supports multiple users

When someone starts speaking to Home with "Okay, Google " or "Hey, Google ", the device compares the voice to previous voices it has heard and determines its identity-all in a matter of milliseconds. Anyone who walks into our homes can say, "OK, Google", or "Hey, Alexa" and get access to whatever they want, from upcoming appointments to the kind of music we like, even addressing them by your name.

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Newly released Egyptian-American charity worker visits Trump

Cairo is set to host a tripartite meeting between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia on the Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam (GERD) next week to discuss initial reports by consultancy firms tasked with assessing the possible impact of the dam on downstream countries, the spokesman of the Egyptian foreign ministry told Ahram Online on Thursday.

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United changes policy, crew can't displace seated passengers

Dao was forcibly removed from a fully-booked United Express flight out of O'Hare International Airport on Sunday to make room for crew members. Under a new policy, which is meant to avoid future public relations disasters like the one the world witnessed earlier this week, airline crews are required to check in at least an hour before a flight leaves, the airline company said .

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Hackers Target Snapchat After CEO Calls India 'Poor Country'

Here's how Twitterati has reacted to Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel's comment calling India poor. Among a litany of allegations against Snap, Pompliano says that CEO Evan Spiegel once shot down his suggestion to pursue growth in certain worldwide markets.

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Google reportedly planning built-in ad-blocking feature for Chrome

But the report claims that Google isn't interested in "blanket" blocks for all online ads. The sources indicate that Google hasn't ironed out all of the details yet, and that it may not ultimately go through with the feature. This could be seen as an attempt to coerce website operators to only run Google's AdSense ads, which are guaranteed not to run afoul of Google's blocking policies.

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Facebook wants you to hang out with your friends in VR

You can also remove your friends from your space , and pause or mute if you need to take a break from the virtual world. Separate and apart from the Oculus deal, Facebook has already pumped $250 million into VR research and development. Before you ask, Facebook Spaces is the company's first social VR app. Rachel Franklin, head of social VR at Facebook, pointed out that people find the experience very real.

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Esports will be a medal event at the 2022 Asian Games

Last year, Alibaba invested over 100 million yuan ($14.5 million) to launch the World Electronic Sports Games. "We look forward to further collaboration with Alisports in regards to digital sports concepts along with sporting events". We hope that us jumping over and getting into this will encourage some of those schools to follow suit. Citing global research firm Newzoo, esports revenues reached $463 million a year ago, with expectations of sales to reach $1.1 billion worldwide by 2019.

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Microsoft Patches Windows Exploits Shadow Brokers Allegedly Stole From NSA

Microsoft offers Auto Update to tell you when updates are available for your machine. Exploits are small programs for taking advantage of security flaws. Microsoft also said that, 'Of the three remaining exploits, " EnglishmanDentist ", " EsteemAudit ", and " ExplodingCan ", none reproduces on supported platforms, which means that customers running Windows 7 and more recent versions of Windows or Exchange 2010 and newer versions of Exchange are not at risk.

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The iPhone of Cars? Apple Enters Self-driving Car Race

On Friday, the California Department of Motor Vehicles provided tantalizing confirmation that not only is Apple working on automotive technology, it also has plans for autonomous vehicles . The dry spell has raised doubts as to whether Apple lost some of its trend-setting magic with the death of co-founder Steve Jobs in 2011. Apple has obtained a permit to test self-driving vehicles, putting the iPhone maker in competition with Google and others.

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$19.8 billion airwaves auction may mean better cell service

The FCC said previous year that 62 bidders made upfront payments to take part, including AT&T Inc (T.N), Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N), Dish Network Corp ( DISH .O), T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS.O) - which is controlled by Deutsche Telekom (DTEGn.DE), Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O) and U.S.

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Fitbit may delay new Apple-competitor watch, headphones

Citing sources aware of the development, the report mentions that the company is faced with several technical difficulties including the Global Positioning System antenna not working in the final prototype and not being able to entirely waterproof the device.

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Samsung's chip business boosts quarterly results

Lee faces five charges that could entail at least five years in prison if he is found guilty. The performance of Samsung's Galaxy S8 premium smartphone, which goes on sale on April 21, will be the key variable for Samsung going forward.

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One More Reason To Get Amazon Prime: It Now Streams NFL Games

Last year, Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR ) dipped its toes into the live sports streaming arena by buying rights to stream Thursday night games for $10 million. The games will be simulcast on the NFL Network and either CBS or NBC. That said, the live games, similar to a year ago, will still be broadcast live each week on cable TV, hopping between CBS, NBC, and NFL Network.

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Facebook spearheads $14M consortium to counter fake news

Center for Community and Ethnic Media at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in the U.S. But now, realizing that the epidemic ultimately undermines the site's value to its users, Facebook has announced it's heading up the New Integrity Initiative to keep fake news off the social media site.

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Android promises better battery life with 'O'

Burke said a new function in Android O allows the operating system to limit what sorts of things applications can do in the background, resulting in battery life savings for the end user. This multi-window mode is already available for Android TV; Android O makes the feature available on other Android devices. Android O is aimed at becoming a great platform, which is why Google wanted to concentrate on giving developers enough time to test for compatibility, discover new ...

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Newly launched Samsung Galaxy S8 facial recognition system hacked

Stuff said that Samsung has a better display technology with its Super AMOLED displays. Of note , DisplayMate commends Samsung's resistance to going up to 4K, saying there would be virtually no discernible difference to human eyes on a smartphone.

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Apple is 'completely rethinking' its flagship Mac Pro

Since late a year ago, when Apple released its somewhat-controversial MacBook Pro with Touch Bar - an expensive computer that lacked many "pro" features - Mac users have been clamoring for more professional-oriented computers. As for the $3,999 model, it now has eight cores and dual D800 graphics cards. This is not a new model, not a new design, we're just going to update the configs.