Sci-tech

Jack Ma: Prepare for 20 years of China-US trade war

Ma said Alibaba could create "1 million jobs over the next five years by enabling 1 million American small businesses and farmers to sell US goods to China and Asian consumers on the Alibaba platform". "Short term, business communities in China, U.S., Europe will all be in trouble", Ma said on Tuesday, during a speech at Alibaba's investor day in Hangzhou. [Full Article...]

Amazon announced a $60 Alexa-enabled microwave

Amazon announced a $60 Alexa-enabled microwave At £75 (US$96), it seems like a fairly cheap way to make your Echo sound better, if you're already invested in the Alexa ecosystem. I don't have anything to say about this. Still no word from Amazon if it can access YouTube videos natively. Jorrit Van der Meulen, vice president of Amazon devices global, said: "We want you to have access to Alexa everywhere - in your kitchen, in your living... [Full Article...]

Chris Evans Shows Some Love For The Captain Marvel Trailer

Chris Evans Shows Some Love For The Captain Marvel Trailer Upon her return, she finds out that she must fight the shape-shifting Skrulls, led by their leader Talos ( Ben Mendelsohn ), whose goal is to invade Earth. Not only is Carol the most powerful hero in the MCU ( as stated by Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige himself ), but as seen in a brief, yet powerful sequence in the trailer, when faced with the odds she just doesn't give up; picking herself ... [Full Article...]

Amazon is reportedly launching an Alexa-enabled subwoofer, microwave, and much more

Amazon is reportedly launching an Alexa-enabled subwoofer, microwave, and much more Because these alleged products have Alexa , owners will be able to control them using a smart speaker with Alexa functionality, such as Amazon's own Echo devices. Amazon's voice assistant Alexa isn't well integrated in smartphones like its competitors Siri, Bixby and Google Assistant . Amazon is also reported to be working on a secretive home robot. [Full Article...]

Making the most of iOS 12's Siri Shortcuts

Making the most of iOS 12's Siri Shortcuts The only piece of advice I would have is to wait for a day to install the update or at least not immediately after iOS 12 is released on Tuesday. You can check our post to find the latest status of the iOS 11 jailbreak. You can also limit the amount of time spent on apps. At 1.5 GB, it's a big download, but it installed reasonably quickly. Apple's retooled version of this app is Siri Shortcuts ... [Full Article...]

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Catches Fire in Woman's Purse, Lawsuit Filed

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Catches Fire in Woman's Purse, Lawsuit Filed The lawsuit was filed by a woman who claims her Note 9 caught fire inside her purse. Softpedia News reported that a lawsuit filed in NY states real estate agent Diane Chung was using her Galaxy Note 9 earlier this month when is started "getting really hot". [Full Article...]

Apple kills off the headphone jack by removing four older iPhones

Apple kills off the headphone jack by removing four older iPhones Competition is heating up in inter-company recruitments too, in April, Apple hired Google's top AI boss, John Giannandrea. IPhone X and iPhone 8 featured glass rears that allowed for wireless charging to make its way to Apple's lauded smartphone line past year. [Full Article...]

Apple unveils new iPhones, with cheapest model starting at $1029

Apple unveils new iPhones, with cheapest model starting at $1029 While the iPhone X , XS and XS Max have pressure-sensitive 3D Touch screens that activate the flashlight or camera when you press down hard, the iPhone XR only has haptic feedback. A12 Bionic , it is claimed, is 15% faster than A11 processor , 50% more efficient, and provides a 50% boost to graphics performance. The displays have a 60% greater dynamic range than the iPhone X , great f... [Full Article...]

Nintendo Direct to take place tomorrow, September 13

Previously, playing online was free, but once Switch Online debuts, everyone will need to pay to play online. 3, The Legend of Zelda and Dr. Mario , with newly-added online multiplayer, with Nintendo promising that 20 NES games will be available at launch. [Full Article...]

Google is pulling the plug on its experimental Inbox email app

Google is pulling the plug on its experimental Inbox email app The first Chromebooks were extremely dependent on an internet connection, so to help alleviate that problem, Google published a 'Gmail Offline' app on the Chrome Web Store. Search giant Google is pulling the plug on its Inbox app . At that time, the company will discontinue the app. Both these services made quite the splash among tech enthusiasts, though not so much for their shared history of ... [Full Article...]

Apple Watch Series 4: Here's Everything It Can Do

Apple Watch Series 4: Here's Everything It Can Do And if you compare the new 44mm model, it's 32 percent larger than the 42mm Apple Watch Series 3 . That's a 64-bit Dual-Core processor, designed by Apple to be up to 2x faster than its predecessor. Telsyte managing director Foad Fadaghi said Apple smartwatch " continued to dominate the Australian market", and the newest model was likely to receive a warm reception from consumers looking to upgrad... [Full Article...]

Apple unveils new premium iPhone XS, health features for watch

Apple unveils new premium iPhone XS, health features for watch Apple successfully launched its flagship smartphones of the year at its "Gather Round" iPhone Xs launch event. Another focus of the new iPhone models is their cameras . Apple said its new 12-megapixel dual camera system brings more detail to iPhone photos and allows users to take "more sophisticated portraits". [Full Article...]

OnePlus 6T with in-screen fingerprint sensor to launch on October 17

OnePlus 6T with in-screen fingerprint sensor to launch on October 17 OnePlus pointed out that users unlock their devices "multiple times" during the course of the day. OnePlus 6T users willwill the options to choose which way they want to unlock their phone in a way which is most efficient for them, or use both. [Full Article...]

Tesla executives quit; CEO Elon Musk appears to smoke pot

Tesla executives quit; CEO Elon Musk appears to smoke pot Meanwhile human resources executive Gabrielle Toledano is not planning to return to the company from her leave, accodring to various published reports. But McNealy said that life at the helm of a big company - particularly one that has relied so heavily upon government subsidies and tax dollars - can be very stressful. [Full Article...]

USA indicts North Korean agents for WannaCry, Sony attacks

USA indicts North Korean agents for WannaCry, Sony attacks Demers. The charges, part of a strategy by the USA government to deter future cyberattacks by naming and shaming the alleged perpetrators, also alleged that the North Korean hacker broke into the central bank of Bangladesh in 2016, according to a criminal complaint . [Full Article...]

Apple's new 6.5-inch handset could be called the 'iPhone XS Max'

Apple's new 6.5-inch handset could be called the 'iPhone XS Max' The name iPhone XS Max just sounds odd, nearly something the company is putting out there in an attempt to catch leakers. There have been leaked images that show off the upcoming Apple Watch and with it, we get a new watch face. Historically, September is one of the biggest months of the year for Apple-the month that the tech giant releases its latest iPhone models. A few hours after the annou... [Full Article...]

How to watch Jack Dorsey and Sheryl Sandberg testify to Congress live

How to watch Jack Dorsey and Sheryl Sandberg testify to Congress live The threat of potential federal intervention came just as Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg were testifying before Congress about their efforts to root out false news and foreign meddling in U.S. Mark Warner, D-V.A., said in his opening remarks Wednesday morning. He spoke with Dorsey about being an "equal opportunity shadow-banner" that isn't exclusively target... [Full Article...]

Google Assistant is now bilingual, can understand two languages at once

Google Assistant is now bilingual, can understand two languages at once Back in April, we shared some test results with you from a marketing company that set out to answer a simple question: which is the most efficient virtual assistant? However, there's one Google Smart Speaker that's been absent from our United Kingdom base for an annoyingly long time. [Full Article...]

Google confirms it's not launching a smartwatch this year

Google confirms it's not launching a smartwatch this year The phone will have a 5.5-inch display with a resolution of 2160 x 1080, running at 60Hz and 440ppi. As expected, the battery receives a small but noticeable increase to a 2,915mAh battery compared to the Pixel 2's 2,700mAh battery. Since the Pixel 3 has a full-glass back we believe it will also support wireless charging. The Pixel 3 will apparently start showing Google Assistant when the ph... [Full Article...]

New iPhones will be a huge hit with consumers

New iPhones will be a huge hit with consumers Despite all this, the sources are calling this an "s" year meaning incremental updates rather than a complete design overhaul. It would also be the second iPhone to have an OLED display, a premium feature to be carried over from. Foxconn, meanwhile, manufactures both OLED iPhones and won 30% of LCD iPhone orders, with the rest going to Pegatron. The less expensive iPhone will reportedly be avail... [Full Article...]


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