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Industry IFA 2017: Acer Goes Big On Performance, Portability And Gaming
Author: 0 IFA 2017: Acer Goes Big On Performance, Portability And Gaming

While the company isn't offering exact configurations or pricing, the updated Spin 5 will come with Intel's new 8th-generation processors, offer up to 16GB of RAM, and, on the 15-inch model, a dedicated Nvidia GTX 1050 GPU. The new version of the Switch 7 has been dubbed the Black Edition, and is the first fanless 2-in-1 notebook to feature discrete graphics according to Acer.

Industry BRC warns of food shortages if no Brexit customs deal agreed
Author: 0 BRC warns of food shortages if no Brexit customs deal agreed

BRC chief executive Helen Dickinson said: "A strong deal on customs is absolutely essential to deliver a fair Brexit for consumers". The BRC estimates that leaving the EU customers union will lead to an increase in customs declarations from 55 million to 255 million a year, with imports from the EU that previously passed through unchecked having to be registered and inspected.

Industry Samsung Electronics Shapes Life's New Normal at IFA 2017
Author: 0 Samsung Electronics Shapes Life's New Normal at IFA 2017

The Gear Sport follows the classic watch design of its last year's smartwatch cousins - the Gear S3 . The Gear Sport , for example, is a Samsung Gear smartwatch built for the wear and tear of sports. No word yet on release date or price for the Gear Sport , but with the Gear Fit 2 Pro releasing on the 15th of September, we shouldn't be too far away.

Industry Sonic Mania on Steam requires an internet connection to play
Author: 0 Sonic Mania on Steam requires an internet connection to play

Worse yet, the game could not be played offline , although that particular grievance has since been resolved by Sega. Sonic Mania may have released earlier this month on consoles but the PC version received a delay until August 28 to fix some bugs and further optimize the game.

Industry Bentley Continental GT revealed ahead of its Frankfurt debut
Author: 0 Bentley Continental GT revealed ahead of its Frankfurt debut

The headlights and new elliptical taillights, designed to mirror the curvature of the exhaust pipes, feature a design inspired by finely cut crystal glasses, with intricate internal detailing creating a diamond-like appearance. Both version offer increased options for the driver. The 20-way adjustable seats in the new Continental GT feature cooling, heating and massage functions, while the bolsters retain the signature Bentley quilting.

Industry Google Maps' parking difficulty icon feature added to more cities
Author: 0 Google Maps' parking difficulty icon feature added to more cities

You can look for the parking difficulty icon in your destination when looking for direction. About 25 new cities in the U.S. can take advantage of this said feature on both iOS and Android versions of the Google Maps . The mapping service determines the difficulty of the auto corner by displaying a scale that includes easy, medium and hard. Google uses historical parking data and machine learning to gauge parking difficulty at a location you want to travel to.

Industry Xiaomi Redmi 4A, new variant introduced in India, priced at Rs 6999
Author: 0 Xiaomi Redmi 4A, new variant introduced in India, priced at Rs 6999

The company's global vice president Manu Kumar Jain announced the launch of the smartphone on microblogging website Twitter. Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by a 64-bit 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 quad-core processor paired with Adreno 308 GPU to handle the graphic contents.

Industry New Sonos Smart Speaker To Be Announced 4th October
Author: 0 New Sonos Smart Speaker To Be Announced 4th October

The information isn't that much, only that it will support "multiple voice platforms" but it's enough for us to know that the American consumer electronics company is planning to make a big move in this market. While the invitation does not specify a smart speaker will be unveiled, the rather amateurish looking mouth at the bottom does hint at voice recognition.

Industry Toshiba, Western Digital hold talks on sale of chip unit
Author: 0 Toshiba, Western Digital hold talks on sale of chip unit

Talks with a consortium led by Western Digital Corp were in final stages, with the head of the USA firm in Japan to hammer out details, the sources said, requesting anonymity because they were not authorised to speak with media. The chief executives of Toshiba Corp. and Western Digital Corp. on Monday began last-minute negotiations on the sale of the Japanese company's prized chip manufacturing unit, sources close to the matter said.

Industry Nintendo: Miiverse to Shut Down in November
Author: 0 Nintendo: Miiverse to Shut Down in November

After Miiverse is no more, features related to the service on specific games will cease to work. Miiverse allowed people to participate in communities for games that supported the feature on Wii U and 3DS, sharing screenshots and drawings or asking questions and posting tips.

Industry YouTube gets a new logo and adds new features to mobile app
Author: 0 YouTube gets a new logo and adds new features to mobile app

A new look for the desktop that emphasizes Google's Material design aesthetic. Today, Google announced that in a future update, it will add support for quickly switching between videos. Google launched a beta recently so that more people could try out the new interface. There's a clean new design too, of course, which makes the header white, moves the navigation tabs to the bottom, and adds new Library and Account tabs .

Industry Celebrations in India — National Sports Day
Author: 0 Celebrations in India — National Sports Day

In his worldwide career, Dhyan Chand had scored more than 400 goals. - Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) August 29, 2017Sir Don Bradman on seeing Dhyan Chand said, "You score goals like runs". PM said that India is blessed with huge sporting talent and to harness this potential, a web portal was launched by Sports Ministry. The portal will provide a three step simple process for registration, profile creation and upload of achievements.

Industry Google just announced its answer to Apple's augmented reality platform
Author: 0 Google just announced its answer to Apple's augmented reality platform

ARCore is what's going to help Google popularize augmented reality by leveraging its massive Android ecosystem. While Tango requires specialized hardware like sensors and cameras, ARCore doesn't. Similar to Apple's ARKit , Google's ARCore also works with Java/OpenGL, Unity and Unreal. As you'd expect, that's a pretty big deal for Google, and specifically Clay Bavor who is the head of Augmented and Virtual Reality at Google.

Industry Sonos smart speaker with built in microphone passes through the FCC
Author: 0 Sonos smart speaker with built in microphone passes through the FCC

With Apple releasing a smart speaker that apparently has high quality sound, traditional speaker companies such as Sonos need to do something to prevent encroachment on their bottom line. Moreover, the device will support multiple voice platforms and music services, allowing customers to effortlessly control their music on Sonos . Some of the current Sonos speakers actually have a bit of smart home integration already going on.

Industry LG to make its appliances work with Amazon Echo
Author: 0 LG to make its appliances work with Amazon Echo

Amazon also announced today in a blog post the release of two new services to make it easier for music lovers to create multi-room experiences with Alexa-enabled devices. The company recently dropped the price of the music streaming service to just $4.99 per month for students. Amazon announced a new feature for its Alexa voice assistant: multi-room audio that synchronizes music playback across multiple Amazon Echo devices, with plans to add Sonos, Bose and other third-party speakers ...

Industry Fujitsu, VMware Expand Partnership for Cloud
Author: 0 Fujitsu, VMware Expand Partnership for Cloud

When combined with its capabilities available on the new VMware Cloud on AWS platform, this expertise will allow Datapipe to deliver unique value in helping clients utilize the platforms to their full potential. The new security solution leverages the virtual infrastructure to monitor running applications and can detect and automate response to attacks that attempt to manipulate those applications.