• Alexa Gets Cooking With Microwave & Oven Support
Alexa Gets Cooking With Microwave & Oven Support

Amazon's smart home business has become the biggest in the market over the last two years thanks to its range of Echo smart speakers - all of which are powered by Alexa. You might, for example, tell Alexa to set the microwave for 3 minutes or ask Alexa to preheat the oven to 300 degrees. Specifically Alexa will gain dominion over microwave ovens al...

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  • Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date Leaked by Danish Retailer
Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date Leaked by Danish Retailer

This is the same bunch that leaked the Grand Theft Auto V console release months ahead of the announcement. Whether it will be called Cowboy Cards or Horse Cards is a question that remains to be answered but one thing is for sure and it is that Red Dead Redemption 2 looks likely to have microtransactions.

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  • Finishing 0-16 hurts Browns players more than fans realize |Jeff Schudel
Finishing 0-16 hurts Browns players more than fans realize |Jeff Schudel

That play will be remembered". There is nothing fluky about the 0-16 record. Midnight and "Happy New Year" will carry special meaning for McCourty and his teammates. "A team like that we got to bury". "I thought Kev said it best". "I think I'm just the guy to do it". The interception Kizer threw was his 22nd of the season.

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  • On final day, New Hampshire reverses FirstNet decision and opts in
On final day, New Hampshire reverses FirstNet decision and opts in

As part of the agreement, AT&T will use federal funding to build new cell towers around the state that will help improve existing cell phone service in many rural and tribal areas. That system, which is operated through a partnership with AT&T , is meant to deliver dependable wireless broadband internet connections to public safety community mem...

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  • Snapchat are developing a new feature that everyone will want to use
Snapchat are developing a new feature that everyone will want to use

To end the closed nature of its platform, Snapchat is creating a new distribution method called Stories Everywhere , which would allow its content to be embedded on other platforms and pages. The " Stories Everywhere " video product now in development-first reported by Cheddar on Wednesday-would be a way for the company to break out of its ins...

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  • NFL Predictions: Will Steelers vs. Texans Go Over Betting Total? 12/25/17
NFL Predictions: Will Steelers vs. Texans Go Over Betting Total? 12/25/17

After struggling with below-average teams this season, the Steelers dominated the Texans. And it really feels like the Steelers are going to take out all their frustration on the 4-10 Texans. The Steelers have to like what they see from their top player. Hopkins did not have a reception until the final play of the third quarter and finished...

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  • Mumbai gets India's first ever air- conditioned local train
Mumbai gets India's first ever air- conditioned local train

Initially, it was meant to be run on the central line but it was later made a decision to run it first on the western line. The local was brought to Mumbai from the Integral Coach Factory, Chennai, on April 4, 2016. "One slow service of the AC local will operate between Mahalaxmi to Borivali", the statement added. The fare for AC local is c...

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  • Christmas Eve, weekend hours for Walmart, Target, Kohl's, Publix, Aldi's and more
Christmas Eve, weekend hours for Walmart, Target, Kohl's, Publix, Aldi's and more

Many retailers are offering expanded hours from December 22 all the way through Christmas Eve . Village Inn: Hours vary, but some are open 5:30 a.m.to 8 p.m. Most Starbucks will operate on normal scheduled before closing at 6 p.m. Christmas Eve . Toys R Us stores will open and stay open nonstop for more than two and a half days, all to ...

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  • LG's first Nano IPS-based monitor to become official at CES, 2018
LG's first Nano IPS-based monitor to become official at CES, 2018

Nano IPS is developed to improved colour accuracy and it is the reverse of what QLED is. Further, the LG monitors would be capable of displaying 98% of the DCI-P3 color spectrum, compared to the "monitors used to master Hollywood blockbusters", LG said, in a press release .

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  • Apple will put an EKG reader on Apple Watch (I doubt it)
Apple will put an EKG reader on Apple Watch (I doubt it)

It could become a credible medical device that could alert users to take preventative measures in heart health. An afternoon recap of the day's most important business news, delivered weekdays. However, it does align with the company's growing interest in the health and heart health space. On top of that, the health industry is an especially l...

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  • Pokemon Go on iOS now supports Apple's ARKit for improved mechanics
Pokemon Go on iOS now supports Apple's ARKit for improved mechanics

Like the standard AR mode, AR+ uses your camera to show a Pokemon as if it were physically in front of you. This might sound more involved than simply tapping on Pokemon from the map like you always have, but there is an advantage to using AR+.

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  • Isaiah Thomas could make his Cavs debut vs. Celtics
Isaiah Thomas could make his Cavs debut vs. Celtics

Thomas has yet to practice with the Cavs in a full-court, 5-on-5 setting, but McMenamin said that's because the Cavs rarely practice. The Cavaliers will have some extra practice time in between Thursday's game and Monday's Christmas Day showdown against the Golden State Warriors .

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  • Apple will reportedly unify iOS and macOS apps in 2018
Apple will reportedly unify iOS and macOS apps in 2018

It's unclear if Apple plans to merge the separate Mac and iOS App Stores as well, but it is notable that the version of the store running on iPhones and iPads was redesigned this year while the Mac version has not been refreshed since 2014.

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  • OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition launched in India for Rs. 38999
OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition launched in India for Rs. 38999

What's better than a plain old vanilla OnePlus 5T? A 16MP primary f/1.7 camera is coupled with a secondary 20MP f/1.7 aperture, which is a low-light sensor. The OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition will be available with 8GB of RAM and 128 GB storage at Rs. 38,999, starting December 15, 2017 through exclusive online sales partner, Amazon.in as ...

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  • Twitter finally has an official thread tool for those serial tweets
Twitter finally has an official thread tool for those serial tweets

The platform announced a new feature that will allow users to create threads on the platform without having to reply to themselves. This lets you continue to update a thread forever - something Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey already does with his own threads , for example.

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  • Sony has sold more than 70 million PS4 consoles
Sony has sold more than 70 million PS4 consoles

With the holidays right around the corner, PlayStation Presents is Sony's last chance to get players - and the people buying presents for them - excited for the PS4 in 2017. Sony's PlayStation 4 console has continuously dominated the gaming industry as recent reports have revealed that it has, yet again, outperformed the Nintendo Switc...

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  • Instagram issues abuse warnings over animal selfies
Instagram issues abuse warnings over animal selfies

Though there are plenty of people who don't give two shits about the safety of animals when it comes to furthering their brand, Instagram is hoping these notifications will help to educate people who don't know about the negative ramifications of riding an elephant while overseas.

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  • Instagram updates its Stories feature, copying Snapchat again
Instagram updates its Stories feature, copying Snapchat again

One example of this from Instagram is a user can show off the start of their season playing soccer, adding new Stories to their Highlight along the way, all the way up to the end of the season so they can show off the most noteworthy moments from start to finish.

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  • Apple fires back at Qualcomm in lawsuit over battery patents
Apple fires back at Qualcomm in lawsuit over battery patents

There are more lawsuits filed by Apple and Qualcomm against each other in the dispute over patents. Apple seems to have waged war on Qualcomm through the new counter lawsuit following the chipmaker's patent infringement suit as well as a complaint that it filed with the U.S International Trade Commission.

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  • Apple Heart Study App Explores Technology-Health Connection
Apple Heart Study App Explores Technology-Health Connection

It's a medical condition that can go undetected for years and happens to be the leading cause of stroke. The sensor's unique optical design gathers signals from four distinct points on the wrist, and when combined with powerful software algorithms, Apple Watch isolates heart rhythms from other noise.

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  • Microsoft, SAP Deepen Their Cloud Collaboration With S/4 HANA on Azure
Microsoft, SAP Deepen Their Cloud Collaboration With S/4 HANA on Azure

Microsoft and SAP SE announced integrated offerings to provide enterprise customers with a clear road map to confidently drive more business innovation in the cloud. "As technology transforms every business and every industry, organizations are looking for the right platforms and trusted partners to help accelerate their digital transformation...

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  • Asus ZenFone Max Plus (M1) launched: Everything you need to know
Asus ZenFone Max Plus (M1) launched: Everything you need to know

Talking about the upcoming Zenfone Max Plus (M1 ) smartphone, ASUS has incorporated a similar design language alike to its Pegasus 4S (which is exclusive in China). The front camera holds an 8 Megapixel unit with f/2.0 aperture. Connectivity options on the smartphone include- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS, and Micro-USB port.

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  • Google launches mobile app Datally to help users limit mobile data usage
Google launches mobile app Datally to help users limit mobile data usage

With Datally , users can efficiently monitor and control their allocated data. This is an especially acute problem for the newest generation to come online, known as the " Next Billion Users ". It tracks real-time mobile data usage for individual apps, as well as overall usage through hourly, daily, weekly and monthly stats. It additionally give...

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  • Amazon announces Sumerian, its new AR, VR and 3D tool
Amazon announces Sumerian, its new AR, VR and 3D tool

Terry has an interesting take on the company's push for a second headquarters , musing that it could indicate future plans for AWS, including the speculation by investors about a spin-off of the unit. The new release also includes enhancements to enable production-class workloads at scale. Avi Vantage delivers one-click load balancer provision...

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  • Infiniti unveils new QX50 SUV ahead of LA Auto Show
Infiniti unveils new QX50 SUV ahead of LA Auto Show

Infiniti say the FWD QX50 is around 35 per cent more economical thanks to the new engine, with the 4WD versions 30 per cent less juicy. It's the QX50 midsize model that uses an entirely new platform, the world's first production-ready variable compression ratio engine, new technologies, and "unrivaled interior space", according to Nissan's luxury...

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  • Nokia begins rolling out Android Oreo to Nokia 8
Nokia begins rolling out Android Oreo to Nokia 8

The smartphone will be across major offline stores, and Amazon India will continue selling it in the online market. Now let's take a look at the Nokia 3 , a slightly better off version of the Nokia 2 with marginally better hardware (marginally being the key word here).

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  • I'm Not Sure Currys Understands What Black Friday Actually Is
I'm Not Sure Currys Understands What Black Friday Actually Is

From BOGO video game sales to pre-order specials, we're covering it all in the hopes of saving you some money this holiday season. Although we're now far more concerned with the awesome deals Microsoft is offering on Xbox One and Xbox 360 games over on the Xbox Store , it's never too early to start getting excited about a new month of free...

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  • Rumor: iPhone SE 2 Launch Date Revealed
Rumor: iPhone SE 2 Launch Date Revealed

Not much is known about the upcoming iPhone , but CENS says it probably won't be that different to the original iPhone SE - once the best selling smartphone in the United Kingdom - with Apple set to equip the device with the same 4in display as its predecessor.

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  • Samsung Releases Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo Beta 3
Samsung Releases Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo Beta 3

Furthermore, the rumored Samsung Galaxy X is expected to feature specs and aesthetics that have never been seen on any other device in the lineup. And finally, Samsung also gets into rumour of releasing a new version of its DeX dock, which brings the phone flat by allowing it to be used as a touchpad or virtual keyboard.

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  • Android Wear updated to version 2.6 with Recent App complication and more
Android Wear updated to version 2.6 with Recent App complication and more

Google this week downplayed a report that it has quietly been collecting location data from Android devices even when users have disabled location services or haven't even inserted a SIM card into their phones. After Quartz contacted Google , it said the phones would no longer send this data to the company from the end of the month. "...

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