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Customers sue Apple over slowed iPhones


If you're well versed with disassembling an iPhone to get access to the innards without breaking anything in between, you will most certainly void warranty, but you will still be able to replace the battery without any problems and revive the performance of the device. Read More »

Apple Hit With Lawsuits After Admitting It Intentionally Slowed Down iPhones


That one retails for as much as $1,149 in the U.S. The plaintiffs are not seeking damages only for themselves, but for all iPhone users. "Plaintiff is informed and believes that Apple was aware of a defect in his affected iPhone at the time he purchased a new one, and not only failed to disclose what it knew, but made deliberately misleading statements that were meant to hide the nature and scope of that defect", reads the complaint. Read More »

Vodafone offers new tariff plans for Rs 198


These two plans come with a validity of 28 days. Reliance Jio on Friday unveiled its "Happy New Year" plan. Jio's Rs 199 plan provides users 1.2GB daily data or a total of 33.6GB 4G data for 28 days. The 299 plan of Jio is launched under the Jio Happy New Year Offer 2018. In some circles, Vodafone is offering a new plan of Rs 269, which offers 1GB data per day and unlimited voice calls including home and national roaming calls, but it doesn't offer any SMS benefits. Read More »

Astronaut who first flew alone dies at 80


McCandless joins the pantheon of spacewalking pioneers, which includes Soviet cosmonaut Alexei Leonov, who became the first human being to conduct a spacewalk, in March 1965. McCandless' long and varied career at NASA included capsule communicator during the Apollo 11 moon mission in 1969, and member of the astronaut support crew for the Apollo 14 mission in 1971. Read More »

IPhone Users Sue Apple Over Slowing Down of Phones


A year ago after users reported their phones suddenly shut down, even when the phone displayed as much as 30% of battery juice, Apple scrambled to release an update. Just as you would have read that the slowing down of some of Apple's older iPhones was deliberately done by the manufacturer, a class action suit has since been filed against Apple in the USA. Read More »

EOG Resources Inc (EOG) Position Decreased by Orleans Capital Management Corp LA

The stock increased 0.64% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $14.16. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for EOG Resources, 2.82 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 3.33 Billion. (NYSE:EOG). The California-based Hanson Mcclain has invested 0% in EOG Resources, Inc. Usca Ria LLC lifted its stake in shares of EOG Resources by 232.2% in the 2nd quarter. Read More »

Steam Winter Sale is here, so what's worth getting?


The ultimate punishment fir any PC gamer's wallet, the dreaded Steam Winter Sale , is now live . " Dark Souls 3 [VIDEO ]" is the only title that making a huge presence in the Steam Winter Sale . That's 60 percent cheaper than the usual Rs. 2,937 price on Steam . The sale, which kicked off yesterday (21 December) and ends on 4 January 2018, has a number of solid deals right now. Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 5A to go on sale today through Flipkart,


The bezels are thick, but managable. In terms of specifications, the 10.or D comes equipped with a 1.4GHz quad-core processor Snapdragon 425 processor (Cortex A53) with Adreno 308 GPU. - One of the biggest highlights of the 10.or D is its big battery capacity of 3500mAh. A fingerprint scanner is present at the back of the phone, below the 13MP rear camera module. Read More »

Indian ODI squad for South Africa series announced


Jadhav (hamstring) and Thakur (shoulder) were injured during the ODI and T20I series against Sri Lanka that concludes on Sunday with the inconsequential third T20I in Mumbai . Kedar Jadhav, the utility player in this team also finds his name on the squad list and so does Dinesh Karthik who hasn't had a real opportunity to showcase his skills and failed on instances when the top order was blown away. Read More »

Apple Sued by US Nationals After Admitted to Slow Down Older iPhones

Apple's disclosure came after iPhone users on Reddit reported that replacing batteries on older phones appeared to improve their phones' speed. It was a CPU speed limit created to stop older model iPhones from demanding too much from batteries with diminished capacity, thus preventing the handsets from rapidly running out of power and shutting down. Read More »

Apple admits it slows some older iPhones because of flagging batteries

The problems with peak current draws especially occur when batteries are cold or low on charge, which can result in the device unexpectedly shutting down to protect its electronic components, Apple said. Yesterday, Apple confirmed the accusations that it was intentionally slowing down the performance of its iPhones in order to combat the repercussions of battery degradation. Read More »

Shares in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Acquired by Amussen Hunsaker & Associates LLC

The stock increased 1.71% or $0.165 during the last trading session, reaching $9.775. About 27.90M shares traded. Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -30.00% EPS growth. It also increased its holding in Costco Whsl Corp New (NASDAQ:COST) by 4,300 shares in the quarter, for a total of 11,824 shares, and has risen its stake in Vanguard Tax Managed Intl Fd (VEA). Read More »

Apple admits to slowing down older iPhones


The problem stems from the fact that all lithium-ion batteries, not just those found in Apple products, degrade and have problems supplying the big bursts as they age and accumulate charging cycles, Apple said in a statement . Apple defended its decision to prioritize power over performance in a statement to tech writer Rene Ritchie. The slowdown affects a range of Apple phones, including the iPhone 7 and iPhone 6S, models that came out in 2016 and 2015, respectively. Read More »

Numerous Reports of Strange Light in SoCal Skies After SpaceX Launches Rocket


Tonight's launch will be the fourth that SpaceX has conducted for Iridium as part of the agreement. Friday's payload, known as Iridium 4, brings to 40 the number of new Iridium satellites now in orbit. Just a minute before SpaceX's launch, on the other side of the Pacific, a Japanese H-2A rocket sent two research satellites into orbit . The first stage, meanwhile, fell back to Earth, crashing into the Pacific Ocean after a series of tests. Read More »

Bp Plc Increased Stake in Intel Corp

The Home Depot, Inc. Townsquare Media, Inc. (NYSE:TSQ) has risen 21.27% since December 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.64% the S&P500. Haverford Trust Company who had been investing in Intel Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $218.56 billion market cap company. Since July 31, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 sales for $31.43 million activity. Read More »

Instagram lets you send live videos, makes commenting easier


Instagram has already unleashed about a dozen of features this year and now when the year is closing by the photo-sharing app has released yet another feature which allows you to send Live Videos directly to your friends. For example, Google has Uptime , an experimental app for co-watching YouTube videos, launched out of its in-house incubator, Area 120. The recipient will see your live video in their Direct inbox. Read More »

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) Raising Eyebrows Among Investors

Ring Energy, Inc. (NYSEMKT:REI) has risen 83.06% since December 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.13% the S&P500. Oregon Employees Retirement Fund reported 23,032 shares stake. Friess Associates Ltd reported 1.53% of its portfolio in Activision Blizzard, Inc . Skytop Capital Management Llc, which manages about $345.70M and $117.10M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Nxp Semiconductors N V (NASDAQ:NXPI) by 42,535 shares to 135,100 shares, valued at $15.28 million in ... Read More »

Get upto 2GB free data every day


Reliance Jio has announced Happy New year 2018 data plans. For high data users, it has launched Rs 299 plan. Just like other Jio data plans, the Rs 199 and Rs 299 plans offer unlimited phone calls, messages and access to Jio's premium apps. Read More »

UPS Pre-Orders 125 Tesla Electric Semi Tractors


He said will cost less than a diesel semi considering fuel savings, lower maintenance and other factors. Tesla says that it plans to bring its electric semi trucks to production in 2019, but it's not clear if the timeline is different for deliveries in Europe. Read More »

Burnley's James Tarkowski To Serve Three Match Ban


Shkodran Mustafi was on the verge of leaving the Gunners in the summer after failing to settle in London. Now sitting sixth place in the Premier League , Dyche has transformed Burnley from perennial Premier League strugglers to a highly competitive outfit. Read More »

Samsung to quadruple OLED display supply for 2018 iPhones

Samsung now holds a near-monopoly on the world's manufacturing of OLED displays. iPhone X and its edge-to-edge display rely on flexible OLED display units in order to achieve its unique design. Samsung has already been expected to make more money in revenue from the iPhone X parts than from components made for the Galaxy S8. With LG, BOE and others trying to gain OLED display orders from Apple, you have to wonder if Apple intends to continue to push OLED displays further down the iPhone ... Read More »

How an Apple Watch with EKG Heart Monitor Will Work


Citing people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg is claiming that Apple is developing an advanced heart-monitor for its next generation Apple Watch, as part of the company's plans to turn its smartwatch into a serious medical device. Read More »

Apple slows some older iPhones because of flagging batteries


So, Apple used software to throttle the demand - effectively governing the speed at which the phones can operate. Apple said Wednesday that iPhones with older batteries may operate more slowly thanks to a software feature from updates beginning previous year, but said it was meant to prevent sudden shutdowns of the phones, not to encourage users with older phones to upgrade. Read More »

NASA's next New Frontier mission is down to two proposals


That spacecraft, similar to a quadcopter drone, would be able to fly to several locations on the surface, tens to hundreds of kilometers apart, to study its composition and habitability. "We can evaluate how far chemistry has progressed in an environment that we know has the ingredient for life", said Elizabeth Turtle of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory who will be the lead investigator. Read More »

Huawei Honor 9 Youth Edition Smartphone Announced


The Huawei subsidiary also launched its new batch of devices in the USA, and we have received confirmation that Latin America will be the next region to enjoy Honor's presence. The device is powered by a Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 659 SoC clocked at 2.36GHz. The phones come with a 13-megapixel primary and 2-megapixel secondary sensor on both rear and front panels. Read More »

'This vote will be remembered': Haley says of UN Jerusalem vote

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will visit NY for the UN General Assembly's vote on Thursday morning, diplomatic sources said Wednesday. On Twitter, Haley posted that "the U.S. Similarly to the Egyptian-drafted measure, it does not directly reference Trump or the U.S., but it does express "deep regret at recent decisions concerning the status of Jerusalem". Read More »

The long (and short) of the winter solstice


What time is sunset on the shortest day of the year? At that point, the Northern Hemisphere will be the furthest it has been from the sun all year, with the sun lying over the latitude line known as the Tropic of Capricorn. And that's why, for millennia, humans have celebrated the solstice-for the return of the sun that it marks. Thursday in the northern hemisphere marks the winter solstice, the single day that has the shortest period of daylight of the year. Read More »

Nokia 9 specs include Android 8.0 and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor


The front camera will be a 5 megapixel selfie-shooter. The manufacturer's website confirmed the module as a dual camera system. Asia and Europe are also expected to receive the dual-SIM edition of the forthcoming Nokia 4G phone. All other specifications of Nokia 9 in the list provided by Geekbench, not mentioned, but information about them has previously been posted on the web. Read More »

What Is Winter Solstice? Learn About the Shortest Day of the Year


For the past six months, the days have gotten shorter and the nights have grown longer. This year, the winter solstice is occurring at the same moment in all countries around the world. The 23.5-degree tilt of Earth's axis is responsible for the seasons. A solar day is completed as the Earth makes a full revolution on its axis relative to the motion of the sun. Read More »

Boeing unveils unmanned tanker drone for US Navy


The only photo released by Boeing MQ-25, indicate a stealthy wing-body-tail design with strong landing gears intended for carrier operations. Changing future air power? The unmanned aircraft system is completing engine runs before going to the flight ramp for deck handling demonstrations next year. Read More »

Samsung Launches The World's Smallest DRAM Chip


Samsung said the new DRAM chips have doubled the capacity, speed and power efficiency of the 4 Gb DDR3 chips produced by the 20-nanometer process in 2012. The new generation of 10nm class RAM is about 10% faster and 15% more efficient than the previous one. Use of the air spacer enables not only a higher level of scaling, but also rapid cell operation. Read More »

Federation Square's Getting An Apple Store


Apple Federation Square will also provide a destination for Melburnians and tourists to do their bit to contribute to the more than USA $15 billion in revenue the company rakes in every year in the Asia Pacific region. Melbourne's City Council stated: "We're thrilled that Apple has chosen Melbourne and Federation Square for their new Global Flagship Store". A render of Apple's new store planned for Federation Square in Melbourne. Read More »

The Escapists 2 Gets Switch Release And Pre-Order Date


The Escapists 2 will release on the Switch eShop on the January 11th next year for £19.99 / $19.99 United States dollars, giving it price parity with other platforms. Are you planning on getting a Switch for Christmas? Google has revealed the biggest searches of the year, and it's good news for Nintendo and Microsoft. Read More »

Man appears to find evidence that Apple slow down old iPhones

The iPhone 7 isn't quite that old yet, at not-quite 15 months, but a similar pattern is emerging as of iOS 11 .2.0. Users might take it upon themselves to "think "my phone is slow so I should replace it" not, "my phone is slow so I should replace its battery". Read More »

Fake Cuphead game was briefly available on the App Store for $5


The fake game has since been pulled from the store and is only available to see via the archived page. It's unclear at this point whether Macs will initially run iOS apps in an emulator window, similar to Apple's Xcode developer tools, or require them to be recompiled with Mac-specific input and display features. Read More »

The Witcher 3 now supports HDR and 4K on Xbox One X


If you're like me - well, yes, the Microsoft Xbox One X is the ultimate games console, and games available for both the Xbox One X and Sony consoles do run better on Microsoft's powerhouse. The Xbox One X boasts powerful hardware which delivers 4K gaming and video in addition to HDR support. The Xbox One X patch also brings enhanced shadows, ambient occlusion and texture filtering, as well as higher resolution textures. Read More »

Early Renders And Benchmarks Of Samsung Galaxy S9 Leaked


Interestingly, the case leak reveals that the Galaxy S9 will come with a single camera setup, while the elder sibling will be loaded with dual rear cameras. The GeekBennch benchmarks have confirmed some of the specifications on the new Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus, the handset is listed with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. Read More »

Uber is a transport company, says European Court of Justice


In short this means Uber has now been officially recognised as a cab company rather than a technology company, as the company had argued. But it has run into huge opposition from taxi companies and other competitors who say this allows it to dodge costly regulations such as training and licensing requirements for drivers and vehicles. Read More »

Android apps must have 64-bit support by August 2019

Well, we have good news for you: Instagram has opened an alpha program for its Android app, and here's how to enroll. Edward Cunningham, product manager, Android on Google Developers blog post listed three changes created to make apps more secure and better. Read More »

Chrome will start blocking 'intrusive' ads starting February 15

All of this information can be found in the Ad Experience Report Help Center , and our product forums are available to help address any questions or feedback. For content providers, it possibly means that fewer Chrome-based readers will continue resorting to using add-ons like AdBlock, which often wholesale blocks ads on a site. Read More »

BMW and Solid Power team up to develop solid-state battery for EV


The German automaker will assist Solid Power in advancing their technology in order to attain the performance levels required by high-performance EVs, the battery producer said. Capitalizing on continued market expansion, Solid Power has experienced rapid company growth throughout the first-half of 2017. Since the company began garnering the attention of BMW and other companies such as A123 Systems it moved to a bigger facility and hired more staff in order to develop and provide prototypes ... Read More »

YouTube Inks New Deals With Universal Music, Sony Music


Music videos on YouTube are also important for the platform, because they represent a broadly appealing genre that is also brand-safe for advertisers. Yet the site and its parent company Google, a unit of Alphabet Inc., have struggled to persuade consumers to pay for music. It's unclear how long YouTube's new deals would last. Read More »

Pentagon says it ended secretive UFO investigation program in 2012


Democratic Sen. Harry Reid , who represented Nevada from 1987 to 2017, was a strong supporter of getting funding for the program, as he had a fascination for face phenomena, according to the Times . It also reported on aircraft with no visible signs of propulsion, or ones that hovered with no apparent means of lift. A recent New York Times article revealed that the USA government spent millions of dollars on a covert program exploring the possibility of alien life. Read More »

Elon Musk Thanks UPS For Purchasing 125 Tesla Semi Trucks


The company said the electric trucks are poised to usher in a new era in improved safety, reduced environmental impact and reduced cost of ownership. It is now dealing with component supply and assembly problems as it works to launch its Model 3 compact sedan. "You can lose two of the four motors, and the truck will still keep going". Read More »