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LG launches V30+ with 6-inch OLED display for Rs 44990


For photography, the smartphone comes with a 16-megapixel + 13-megapixel setup at the back with support for OIS, EIS, 3-axis stabilization, laser, and phase detection auto-focus. There's an always-on display feature and a 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC for immersive audio. B&O Play has done the audio tuning on the phone. The phone also supports Daydream View VR. Read More »

Google to open AI research centre in China

On the one hand side, Google is pushing its AI ( Artificial Intelligence ) research as deep and fast as possible and on the other hand side, president of the second biggest economy of the world, China, has ordered the government to focus and pricess on "big data". Read More »

US Law Bans Kaspersky Security Products From Government Systems


There have always been security concerns around cloud and customers poring over the latest research from Kaspersky Lab will find their fears have been far from baseless. The Kaspersky scrutiny was originally sparked by reports that the company's software plucked exploitation tools from the home computer of a National Security Agency agent (see Report: NSA Secrets Stolen From Computer Using Kaspersky Software ). Read More »

Life is unusual heads to mobile on iOS later this week


Square Enix has announced that the first three episodes of Life is Strange: Season One are now coming to iOS starting December 14, with Episodes 4 and 5 to be released during the first quarter of 2018. Purchasing the game will also unlock unique Life is unusual themed iMessage Stickers . Episodes 1-3 of Life is unusual on iOS will launch on December 14th, with the remaining two episodes due Q1 2018. Read More »

Mobile plans to disrupt TV with their own service


T-Mobile didn't provide any details about what its forthcoming over-the-top TV will look like or cost. "Our vision is to launch a TV service that will work on any device or Internet connection", a T-Mobile spokesperson tells Telecompetitor. Read More »

Apple's Xeon and Vega powered iMac Pro launches this week


The design remains familiar from the more general iMac line, but the Pro adds a bold new 5K display, which will be capable of supporting up to 44 million pixels. "So when they asked us to build them a killer iMac, we went all in". There is no information as to when the iMac Pro will be available in India. The product page says iMac Pro CPUs will come bearing as much as 42 MB of cache, a number that we figure applies to the 18-core version. Read More »

Twitter announces Tweetstorms: Better and Nicer Threads


The company said this can be tricky for some to create, and it can be tough to discover all the tweets in one thread . Still no sign of an edit button though, eh Twitter? This created a long, and sometimes hard to follow, train of thought . Read More »

Nintendo Switch Has Sold 10 Million Units In Less Than A Year


According to Ars Technica , The Nintendo Wii sold 13.17 million units within the first 10.5 months of its release. Reasons for the Nintendo Switch success! It previously said that through the end of October, it had sold more than 2.6 million Switch systems in the U.S. Read More »

Asian American community mourns Ed Lee


A statement from his office noted that "it is with profound sadness and awful grief that we confirm that Mayor Edwin M Lee has passed away". The 43rd Mayor of San Francisco , Lee was also the city's first Asian-American mayor. Lee, 65, was the children of Chinese immigrants. This includes his city-centric sports view, which was always "What's good for the city is good by me". Read More »

Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) Is Working On Another Paid YouTube Music Service

Alphabet Inc ( NASDAQ:GOOGL ) is preparing to launch a new subscription-based music service that will live on its YouTube property, according to a new report . A representative from YouTube also commented that " YouTube has reached out to artists to seek their help in promoting the new service". Also, the music labels those have been pushing for money from the video streaming site with Youtube's music service. Read More »

The Developers Behind Firewatch Reveal Their New Game at The Game Awards


And, definitely, expect more news out of 2017's The Game Awards . In the Valley of Gods will be self-published by Campo Santo, and is now in development for Windows, Mac, and Linux. As predicted, The Video Game Awards have some interesting world premieres tonight, and here's their first big real. Valley of the Gods is now set for release in 2019. Read More »

Bayonetta 3 announced, Bayonetta 1 and 2 coming to Switch


For Bayonetta 3 all we really have to go on is that it's coming exclusively to the Switch sometime in the future. Both are critically acclaimed action titles developed by Platinum Games . Bayonetta started out as a multi-platform release. The previously online-only coop Tag Climax is going local! For more info on the Bayonetta remasters, Nintendo Switch , and Bayonetta 3 , keep up to date with OnlySP on Facebook and Twitter . Read More »

Instagram goes Facebook way, starts testing standalone messaging app Direct


Currently, only six countries have access to both the iOS and Android versions of the app, and the company has not provided a timeline for when it will be available for everyone to use. Well now, Facebook owned Instagram is also going that same path. The service essentially takes the main Instagram app's messaging features and packs them into a separate experience, which will seamlessly communicate with the main, feed-oriented app. Read More »

Our Opinion: New gun bill a disaster for Mass.


In New Jersey, where it is hard to get a concealed-carry permit, this would be a awful outcome. Ed Perlmutter, a Democrat from Colorado, said the bill was an attempt to restrict the rights of states with tighter gun controls. Former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords called the vote "unthinkable". Thoughts & prayers alone will not prevent the next frightful tragedy. Giffords was also referring to an October tweet from Frelinghuysen in which he expressed sympathy for the victims of the ... Read More »

Apple eyeing Shazam acquisition worth $400 million

The deal for the app - best known for giving users song information within seconds of hearing the lyrics - could close as soon as Monday. In all, Shazam has raised $143.5 million from investors that include Kleiner Perkins, London's DN Capital, IVP and strategic investors Sony Music, Universal Music and Access Industries (which owns Warner Music). Read More »

Super Earth : A planet like ours, that may host alien life


Their findings - detailed this week in the journal Astrophysics and Astronomy - proved the exoplanet is a scaled-up Earth, not a scaled-down Neptune. The newly discovered exoplanet also appears to be a super-Earth with more mass than our planet but is way too close to its parent star, something that makes it too hot to be in the potentially habitable zone, unlike its neighbour. Read More »

Ubisoft Delay Far Cry 5 And The Crew 2


This influenced the decision to "invest additional time in development" so that game makers can gather additional player feedback and really put out a well-made game. In a statement of the official Ubisoft blog , the company announced that both Far Cry 5 , and The Crew 2 will be delayed . The game was originally meant to come out on March 16th. Read More »

Google removes Chrome Apps from Web Store, pushes to PWAs


In the context of the Chrome Browser, web apps were only ever really glorified web links for the most part, and in an attempt to try and add value, it is limiting their use to Chrome OS. Google hasn't announced anything yet for Chrome OS, but it's likely that Chrome apps might go away, too. "We also recognize that Desktop PWAs will not replace all Chrome App capabilities", Google told developers (via ArsTechnica ). Read More »

GM will soon lets you order Starbucks from behind the wheel

General Motors announced its new Marketplace app, meant to allow drivers to order things by poking their infotainment screens on the road, Tuesday. Drivers will not need to purchase a data plan to receive the update. Marketplace is an evolution of AtYourService, which used OnStar to provide drivers with information from merchants along their route. Read More »

Body of woman who vanished after Tinder date found


Randy Thysse, special agent in charge of the Omaha division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, said it was a "collaborative effort" that included a "digital footprint" that led to the discovery of Loofe's body in a rural part of Clay County, which is southwest of Lincoln toward central Nebraska. Read More »

Nintendo games remastered for Nvidia Shield in China


A Nintendo spokesman said the agreement is limited to China and the Nvidia Shield , and isn't indicative of a broader strategic change. How things such as motion control have been handled in the conversion we don't know, although New Super Mario Bros will apparently run at 1080p - and the same is understood to be true of the other titles, too. Read More »

Amazon launches Prime Now in Singapore


According to Amazon, for this week, Singapore customers who are Prime members get to enjoy exclusive access to free two-hour delivery on orders over S$40. Gaming is also an upcoming entertainment industry, and Singapore Amazon Prime members can also enjoy access to gaming benefits on Twitch Prime at no additional cost. Read More »

What Happened To John Mayer? Why Singer Canceled Dec. 5 Concert


He had been touring with the Dead & Company. Platinum-selling rock/pop star John Mayer was rushed to a hospital early December 5. The band has not decided on when the New Orleans concert will be postponed until, and they also have not announced any changes to any of their upcoming dates. Read More »

Google removes YouTube access from Amazon's FireTV


Here's hoping Amazon does something similar with Google . Fire TV owners, I hope you don't enjoy watching much YouTube, because the app is about to disappear from your device. Similarly, Amazon Prime Video doesn't support Google's Cast feature, making it hard to get video to a big screen for Android users. Google said in a statement , "We've been trying to reach agreement with Amazon to give consumers access to each other's products and services. Read More »

Honor to launch View 10 in India on Jan 8 (Second Lead)


For the photography needs, the phone packs a dual camera setup on the back with 20MP and 16MP sensors as well as a 13MP selfie camera on the front. Honor is making a big focus on budget devices at present and it looks like the Honor 7X might end up being the favourite budget phone of the year. Read More »