• Samsung Launches Flip Phone W2018 with Widest Aperture Camera
Samsung Launches Flip Phone W2018 with Widest Aperture Camera

This aperture has a very important role in the low light photography. Samsung is into flip phones in a big way, although you wouldn't know it to look at the decidedly hinge-less range of handsets bestowed upon the west. The phone comes with dual Super AMOLED displays. It is powered by a 2300mAh battery. Sources are saying that the new phone...

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  • FIFA World Cup draw is today: Groups, matches and schedule
FIFA World Cup draw is today: Groups, matches and schedule

Hisense had a strong presence at Final Draw which saw the groups and first fixtures for the participating 32 teams announced. That's when the actual draw should start. "It's entirely random and by chance how the groups get formed at the end". Speaking to reporters in the Russian capital on Thursday, Banks said: "I couldn't believe it - I didn't...

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  • Trump Tears Into Pelosi and Schumer for Meeting-Skipping Stunt
Trump Tears Into Pelosi and Schumer for Meeting-Skipping Stunt

But Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., a lead negotiator for Democrats, complained this week that Republicans have backed off their initial pledge to broker a compromise. Indeed, a recent Washington Post article highlighted a growing movement on the far right to de-emphasize higher education as a policy priority and reduce government spending on public...

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  • How repealing net neutrality will disrupt higher education
How repealing net neutrality will disrupt higher education

The FCC's website shows it received almost 23 million comments by late Tuesday on its net neutrality proposal. In reality, the graphic depicts Portugal's mobile internet plans. "Where are we going?" We aren't giving anybody a free pass. We are simply shifting from one-size-fits-all pre-emptive regulation to targeted enforcement based on actual ...

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  • Samsung Galaxy S9 Release Date, Specs, Price News: Smartphone Details Leaked
Samsung Galaxy S9 Release Date, Specs, Price News: Smartphone Details Leaked

Having that said it seems that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S9 will have almost no chin at all. Amazon has one of the best deals on the web this Cyber Monday , with savings of $150 on a number of unlocked Samsung devices. Here's the best Galaxy smartphone deals on Amazon at the moment . So you see, the situation with software upda...

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  • US declares North Korea a
US declares North Korea a "state sponsor of terrorism"

So what is the probability of a North Korean missile striking Hawaii? The news comes after a source earlier this week revealed there are fears North Korea could be plotting a nuclear strike to hit South Korea during next year's Winter Olympics.

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  • Zimbabwe witnessing new democracy — Emmerson Mnangagwa
Zimbabwe witnessing new democracy — Emmerson Mnangagwa

According to local media reports , Mugabe sent a letter of resignation to the legislature, which the speaker read during the session on Tuesday. There was little laughter for the suffering people of Zimbabwe. That said, we cannot fail to address the hypocrisy of liberals who - when it suits them - can celebrate the manipulation of democratic ins...

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  • UEFA Champions League Starting XI: Juventus vs FC Barcelona
UEFA Champions League Starting XI: Juventus vs FC Barcelona

Bartomeu says it's just a matter of "protocol" and finding the right moment to sit down with Messi to have the contract signed and the photograph taken. A massive positive for Ernesto Valverde's men will be Barca's 17-match unbeaten streak, although this could very well be his side's toughest test yet in this run.

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  • Thanksgiving weekend travel likely busiest in years
Thanksgiving weekend travel likely busiest in years

Google Maps studied Thanksgiving traffic from last year and made an interactive chart that users can test their departure times. AAA says nearly 51 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more for the holiday. Thanksgiving travel is anticipated to increase 3.3% from last year. Still, more people at the airport could affect wait and processin...

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  • Mi Power Bank 2i 20000mAh Unboxing and First Look — Exclusive
Mi Power Bank 2i 20000mAh Unboxing and First Look — Exclusive

No other details were shared. Now this is quite special. Oppomart lists it as a Snapdragon 625, which might be a bit disappointing for its age. Also, he revealed that the company is currently using locally produced packaging material and has plans for a local procurement of SMT (surface-mount technology) that would begin sometime next year.

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  • Honor V10 Global — Tag
Honor V10 Global — Tag

The Honor 7X still boasts the same Honor design (read: iPhone lookalike). When the world was going dual camera crazy, the Honor 6X came with impressive dual cameras at an affordable price. The rear features a fingerprint sensor for quick and secure unlocking. Huawei's subsidiary Honor has finally launched the Honor 7X , around a year aft...

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  • German elections: president asks Merkel to break deadlock
German elections: president asks Merkel to break deadlock

The dollar was weaker around ¥112 in Tokyo trading on Monday, affected by the euro's slide against the Japanese currency after German Chancellor Angela Merkel reportedly failed to conclude talks on forming a coalition government . Nex Group fell sharply as it reported a fall in first-half profit amid challenging market conditions, while Willia...

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  • Gamers celebrate victory as EA removes microtransactions from Star Wars: Battlefront II
Gamers celebrate victory as EA removes microtransactions from Star Wars: Battlefront II

At first, each player has the same advantages as the other - assuming these two players started on the same day. This back-flip, hours before the game launched, was clearly a Hail Mary pass aimed at assuaging readers and dealing with the poor reviews the game has been racking up.

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  • Electronic Arts Stock Falls As Company Caves To Gamer Demands
Electronic Arts Stock Falls As Company Caves To Gamer Demands

Once the Battlefront 2 beta went live in October, it became blindingly obvious that the loot crate system had strong pay-to-win elements. But the game's actual story, which is being marketed as your chance to finally see things from the Empire's side, falls short of its promise.

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  • Trump's Nuclear Authority reviewed in US Senate
Trump's Nuclear Authority reviewed in US Senate

As things stand, going back all the way to Harry Truman, te only world leader to have actually ordered the use of nuclear weapons in war (twice!), US presidents have been accorded the unfettered power and the technical ability to launch a nuclear strike with no input from Congress .

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  • Lebanese foreign minister says hopes Hariri returns to Beirut - RIA
Lebanese foreign minister says hopes Hariri returns to Beirut - RIA

Ironically, despite the continuous strife, the 'Switzerland of the East', or as Beirut was known as the 'Paris of the Middle East', has retained an irresistible charm for outsiders to try and retain a strategic foothold in the war-torn country, at the cost of Lebanese unity.

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  • Arsenal v Tottenham: Danny Higginbotham's tacitcal preview
Arsenal v Tottenham: Danny Higginbotham's tacitcal preview

Kane is contracted to the club until 2022 and it is unlikely that he will be sold anytime in the near future. "As well to keeping your nerve, you must have full commitment while being lucid and calm enough to focus on the game". Arsene Wenger reckons Santi Cazorla's achilles injury is the worst he's ever seen. However, their concern has to be the...

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  • Three Reports Highlight Infected Apps In Google Play Store — Android Malware List
Three Reports Highlight Infected Apps In Google Play Store — Android Malware List

ESET's report comes at the same time as researchers at Malwarebytes have uncovered a new form of Android trojan malware masquerading as multiple apps in the Play Store . Reports published today by Dr.Web, Malwarebytes, and McAfee reveal the presence of three new Android malware families hidden in games and apps uploaded on the Play Sto...

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  • Star Wars Battlefront II's microtransactions aren't a debacle, they're an experiment — Opinion
Star Wars Battlefront II's microtransactions aren't a debacle, they're an experiment — Opinion

Some Redditers were so enraged that they threatened to cancel their preorders and boycott the game entirely. It was calculated and confirmed that heroes like Darth Vader would take approximately 40 hours of dedicated play time to earn through in-game credits.

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  • Houthi Rebels Threaten To Attack Saudi Oil Tankers
Houthi Rebels Threaten To Attack Saudi Oil Tankers

These moves appear to be a sign that bin Salman is looking to change how things are done in his kingdom, and to exert greater influence across the wider region. However, impatience might not be rewarded in the wider regional politics. Lebanon has repeatedly become a stage for the regional ambitions of its more powerful counterparts.

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  • China opens up capital markets to drive reforms
China opens up capital markets to drive reforms

Gu Gu was not hurt in the attack, although the zookeepers noted that he lost his appetite for a day and a half. The day happened to be the first anniversary of Trump winning a surprise victory in the 2016 US election. Yet Xi shouldn't feel too proud of himself. That would help control risky debt and enliven sagging productivity. OCBC's insura...

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  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi content on the way to SWBII
Star Wars: The Last Jedi content on the way to SWBII

At this point, we know that he'll definitely direct the first film, which would put him neck-and-neck with JJ Abrams in terms of Stars Wars films directed (JJ is about to shoot Episode IX ). It also bodes well for the quality of Star Wars: The Last Jedi , which arrives in theaters on December 15. The other major news impacting a galaxy far, far...

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  • Air Force inaction aided Texas shooter — Enforcement
Air Force inaction aided Texas shooter — Enforcement

American politicians who oppose gun control have blood on their hands, says Ayesha Hazarika after the latest mass shooting in the US. Okay, we won't talk about this one. This is published unedited from the PTI feed . It's too late. Much too late. Driving through Sarasota I glanced at the looming majesty of the American flag on display at the Bu...

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  • Trump tells China's Xi he believes there is solution to North Korea
Trump tells China's Xi he believes there is solution to North Korea

North Korea remained a focus of the talks. Chinese President Xi Jinping hailed a "new starting point" for the U.S. -China relationship while President Trump declared that "we have a capacity to solve world problems for many, many years to come" on Thursday, as the two men held their first official business meeting after a raft of ceremonies....

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  • Why yesterday's election results are bad for Trump
Why yesterday's election results are bad for Trump

Considering only two states - New Jersey and Virginia - held major races, you might be wondering why the 2017 election results are a bad sign for Trump . "You can't really look at tonight's results and conclude that Democrats are anything other than the current favorites to pick up the U.S. House in 2018", Dave Wasserman, who analyzes U.S.

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  • Deepsea Blue Galaxy Note 8 officially launching in the US next week
Deepsea Blue Galaxy Note 8 officially launching in the US next week

It will be sold exclusively on Samsung.com and Best Buy (both online and in their stores). Other than the integration of Samsung Cloud and a revamped Device Manager, there's really nothing much you get from the new Experience 8.5 skin. The same is expected for its larger variant, the S9 Plus. It has an 8MP primary camera, 12.7 cms display and Andro...

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  • The standards for a highly-secure Windows 10 PC
The standards for a highly-secure Windows 10 PC

Sorry, 32-bit users: Microsoft says systems need a processor that supports 64-bit instructions, as Windows 10's virtualization-based security features require Windows hypervisor, which works exclusively on either 64-bit or ARM v8.2 CPUs.

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  • Microsoft will buy or setup studios to create Xbox One exclusive games
Microsoft will buy or setup studios to create Xbox One exclusive games

It's been far from a smooth launch for the Xbox One X for customers of online retailer Amazon , with many reporting issues all day including being told their consoles - particularly those who pre-ordered the day-one Project Scorpio Edition - would be delayed.

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  • Democrats come close to retaking Virginia House
Democrats come close to retaking Virginia House

Presenting himself as a governor "for all Virginians", he stressed small-government economic principles and tax cuts, his 20-plus policy proposals and his support for criminal justice reforms that put him at odds with tough-on-crime lawmakers in his own party.

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  • Using tax legislation to overhaul Obamacare still 'being discussed — Paul Ryan
Using tax legislation to overhaul Obamacare still 'being discussed — Paul Ryan

Thus "bracket creep" thanks to inflation (thanks to the Federal Reserve) will push lower income taxpayers into higher brackets, which would generate another $89 billion in 10 years. In appealing to these voters, Donald Trump endorsed the old Reagan approach in his 1966 gubernatorial race - "basta ya" or, enough already. It would be another shot a...

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  • US President Donald Trump begins Asia tour, lands in Japan
US President Donald Trump begins Asia tour, lands in Japan

According to the President, Trump supported his antidrugs campaign and the US leader told him he was doing it "the right way". Trump may also shoot down a North Korean missile over international waters; that's less provocative than a strike on North Korean territory, but I'd still expect a military response.

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  • US trade with Japan 'not fair and open — Trump
US trade with Japan 'not fair and open — Trump

In his maiden address to the UN General Assembly he threatened to "totally destroy" the North if it attacked the US or its allies. "One thing you people will say, that's not been a problem". In South Korea, Trump will visit Camp Humphreys, a newly-expanded military base that will ultimately house many of the 28,500 U.S. troops on the peninsula.

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  • Microsoft ending last free Windows 10 upgrade offer in December
Microsoft ending last free Windows 10 upgrade offer in December

Guess w have to wait till the new year to find the answer to this question. Microsoft may announce some other details regarding this free upgrade program for the Windows users in the coming days. It also left beta and shifted to general availability on Oct. 17. It will be interesting to see what next month's figures show, and whether this is a ...

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  • Kevin Spacey dropped by agent, publicist amid new sexual misconduct allegations
Kevin Spacey dropped by agent, publicist amid new sexual misconduct allegations

TheWrap reported on Monday that Netflix is weighing several options for a potential " House of Cards " spinoff. CNN said it spoke to the co-worker to corroborate the story. But now Sony's previous plans to place that performance at the front of their promotional efforts will 'shift' - although the studio has not announced any change to ...

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  • Donald Trump's Twitter Account Was Shut Down Briefly by 'Rogue Employee'
Donald Trump's Twitter Account Was Shut Down Briefly by 'Rogue Employee'

For almost 11 minutes, US President Donald Trump's social media account - @realDonaldTrump - was not visible. People quickly notice and post screenshots, but there's no explanation of what happened - leading some to believe that service might never be restored.

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