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Tech New smartphone app ensures your child answers your texts immediately
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With ReplyASAP , he says, he can choose to send an important message that can't be ignored. To solve his problem, Herbert took to creating the app and his son was surprisingly accepting of his dad's invention. The app will also notify the parent if the child (or other person using the app) deletes the program or removes them from their contact list. Herbert said there are also grown-up uses for the app, like "finding your phone when you've misplaced it at home to work situations when ...

Tech Splatoon 2 Reveals Plans for Three Forthcoming Updates
Author: 0 Splatoon 2 Reveals Plans for Three Forthcoming Updates

Both stages will also become available in The Shoal for multiplayer matches. Beyond the fresh weapon, in the upcoming weeks, Splatoon 2 will get a steady stream of fresh content, as the "Manta Maria" boat arena will be available on Saturday, August 26, 2017 for both Turf Wars and Ranked play.

Tech Froome off to positive start in Vuelta a Espana
Author: 0 Froome off to positive start in Vuelta a Espana

Frenchman Warren Barguil, winner of two stages and the mountains competition in the Tour, faded on the final Comella climb. Roche's BMC Racing Team produced an impressive display of strength and skill over the course of the opening team time trial saw them secure the stage win and put Rohan Dennis into the first leader's jersey of the race.

Tech New US penalties on Chinese, Russian firms over North Korea
Author: 0 New US penalties on Chinese, Russian firms over North Korea

Earlier this month, the UN Security Council voted to strengthen sanctions on North Korea in response to the communist nation's recent ballistic missile launches. Ltd., which the United States says has acted on behalf of North Korea's General Bureau of Atomic Energy - responsible for the North's nuclear program - and has facilitated prohibited North Korean exports of vanadium ore.

Tech Final Fantasy XV is headed to mobile and most likely Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 Final Fantasy XV is headed to mobile and most likely Nintendo Switch

Again, what you see below could be the early specs for PC, as these tend to change closer to release for many games. The Windows edition would be powered by next-gen Luminous Engine and NVIDIA GeForce features. Nothing has been announced as of yet so this is all just speculation at this point. Square Enix is milking Final Fantasy XV for all of its worth.

Tech Ys Net Shared The First Shenmue 3 Teaser
Author: 0 Ys Net Shared The First Shenmue 3 Teaser

Then, a few years ago at E3, PlayStation announced that they would be teaming up with Yu Suzuki to bring the long awaited Shenmue 3 to the fans. What a surreal moment this is: we've waited over 15 years, but here's our very first look at Shenmue III on the PlayStation 4.

Tech Want a medal? Microsoft 7.2% less bad at speech recognition than IBM
Author: 0 Want a medal? Microsoft 7.2% less bad at speech recognition than IBM

Microsoft's voice recognition tech can transcribe conversations better than a team of trained humans, less than a year after the tech reached parity with the average human transcriber. The task involves transcribing conversations between strangers discussing topics such as sports and politics. But it has now achieved this - reducing its error rate by 12%, and using AI techniques like "neural-net based acoustic and language models ".

Author: 0 Samsung Bixby Voice now available in 200 countries globally

Bixby is quite similar in function to the Google Voice Assistant and Apple's Siri . Samsung also took the time to mention in a press release that they plan to give Bixby many more features . You will have to speak either Korean or English, at least for now, with Samsung stating "Voice command recognises English (US) and Korean". The assistant is now only supported by the Galaxy S8 , which has a dedicated Bixby button, but Samsung has plans for more smartphones and other ...

Tech Microsoft Offers Huge Xbox One X $200 Discount to Fans
Author: 0 Microsoft Offers Huge Xbox One X $200 Discount to Fans

This bundle includes Xbox One S 1TB Console, full game download of Forza Horizon 3 for both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC (card with code included in box), Xbox Wireless Controller, HDMI cable (4K Capable) and two new Xbox Wireless Controllers.

Tech Verizon Will Totally Start Throttling Customer's Video This Week
Author: 0 Verizon Will Totally Start Throttling Customer's Video This Week

Verizon, along with AT&T , had abandoned unlimited mobile data plans until T-Mobile came along and introduced its own unlimited service that began to eat up market share. The new plan also includes unlimited mobile hotspot, but the speed is limited to just 600kbps at maximum. That means you won't be able to stream 4K video on a laptop by tethering the laptop to a Verizon-connected smartphone, for example.

Tech Teen Usage Of Facebook Slowing, As Snapchat And Instagram Gain
Author: 0 Teen Usage Of Facebook Slowing, As Snapchat And Instagram Gain

Facebook's user growth is slowing due to many teens and young adults opting instead to use Instagram and Snapchat for their social media needs. "At the same time, we now have Facebook-nevers, many children aging into the tween demographic that appear to be overlooking Facebook altogether, yet still engaging with Facebook-owned Instagram ".

Tech Scientists Simulate Neptune's Mythical Diamond Rain
Author: 0 Scientists Simulate Neptune's Mythical Diamond Rain

The researchers from HZDR and SLAC were joined by scientists from the University of California in Berkeley, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung, the University of Osaka, TU Darmstadt, the European XFEL, the University of MI, and the University of Warwick.

Tech Apple releases macOS High Sierra developer beta 7
Author: 0 Apple releases macOS High Sierra developer beta 7

Available to the public in autumn, iOS 11 improves the Photos app by adding the ability to loop Live Photos, and to create long-exposure pictures as well as implementing a new compression method known as HEIF that offers higher quality images at half the storage size on devices.

Tech Leak Reveals Open-World Action RPG Starring Furry Creature And Grasshoper
Author: 0 Leak Reveals Open-World Action RPG Starring Furry Creature And Grasshoper

Trees of life aren't that unusual in video games, but adorable furry critters that don't spout catchphrases are, so I'll take their word on it for now. If you want, you can pre-order the Standard Edition or Collector's Edition for the PS4 via those Amazon links. It all sounds pretty damn interesting- plus there is also a $119.99 Collector's Edition for the game, which will include a copy of the game, a figurine, artwork on cloth, the official soundtrack, and premium packaging.

Tech A very shiny Moto X4 photographed in the wild
Author: 0 A very shiny Moto X4 photographed in the wild

New images of the Moto X4 , courtesy of a Google+ user named Jerry Yin , show the shiny phone fans of Motorola's mid-range powerhouse can expect. The design revealed by these images is inline with what we've already seen. The phone bears the Motorola's signature "M" logo on the back panel. The two cameras are horizontally arranged and are also supported by a dual-LED flash which is said to capture good pictures in low light situations.

Tech Chrissy Teigen Speaks Out About Her Struggles With Alcohol
Author: 0 Chrissy Teigen Speaks Out About Her Struggles With Alcohol

The family-of-three have recently been vacationing together before Teigen and Legend try for another round of IVF. Before Italy, it was Bali , where they attended a wellness retreat. Chrissy , who has a history of alcohol abuse in her family, also says she's not cutting out the idea of going dry. She started to worry about where this was headed.

Tech Mercedes AMG GT R Launched In India; Priced At Rs 2.23 Crore
Author: 0 Mercedes AMG GT R Launched In India; Priced At Rs 2.23 Crore

The Mercedes-Benz AMG GT-R is the fastest vehicle in the carmakers stable and now holds the fastest lap record to be achieved by a rear-wheel drive production auto at the Nurburgring race track, commonly referred to as the Green Hell. The powerful V8 engine also assists the Mercedes-AMG GT R to reach a top speed of 317kph. The GT Roadster has a top speed of 302 kmph. The engine comes with a 7-speed dual clutch transmission in a transaxle arrangement at the rear axle.

Tech WhatsApp adds colorful text status updates, just like Facebook
Author: 0 WhatsApp adds colorful text status updates, just like Facebook

Furthermore, if the user taps the status they will be redirected to another page with a black background in order to see the people who have shared their status on WhatsApp for Web as well. WhatsApp is also planning on integrating a payment system for its users and it is working on a new feature in this matter called WhatsApp Payments.

Tech Possible Name of Android 8 version
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The major update will also start rolling out that day for those who have Pixel and the newer Nexus devices. Oreo , which was launched to coincide with the solar eclipse , ain't about flashy new features, and Google is instead hoping to improve the Android user experience through "vitals", which will see it focus on improvements to battery life, stability, and security.

Tech Amazon Cuts Price of Echo Speaker to $99 Plus Other Device Discounts
Author: 0 Amazon Cuts Price of Echo Speaker to $99 Plus Other Device Discounts

Fortunately, this week Sonos published details of a very telling update to its privacy update, offering a major hint that Alexa support is nigh. Consumers have grown to love the conversational user interface (UI) experience, increasing demand for voice-forward products and services.

Tech Google May Now Show Video Previews In Search Carousel
Author: 0 Google May Now Show Video Previews In Search Carousel

You should get a notification when your update is ready. It suggested that Google may officially roll out the new software on the day of the U.S. While the OTA update has begun coming out, Google has already put out Android 8 .0 Oreo system images for the users of Nexus 6P , Nexus 5X , Nexus Player , Pixel C , Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones.

Tech Partial eclipse set for Caribbean skies - but AVOID looking directly at it
Author: 0 Partial eclipse set for Caribbean skies - but AVOID looking directly at it

Ireland will experience only a partial eclipse , with best viewing in the southern part of the country. Teens and children are more likely to suffer solar retinopathy, damage to the retinas, since their eyes haven't completely matured. "You're going to see more that way", he said . CNN's Miguel Marguez said: "It's the first time it's happened in the U.S. since 1918 and its path is a bit interesting because it will only hit the US".

Tech EA announces a long-awaited pet expansion for The Sims 4
Author: 0 EA announces a long-awaited pet expansion for The Sims 4

Players will be able to mix multiple breeds together and design their pets' coats with a palette of patterns and colors. Outfits and accessories that will be available for pets but if there's one thing that should not be encouraged it's dressing up pets to look incredibly stupid.

Tech Need For Speed: Payback debuts the 2018 BMW M5; First look
Author: 0 Need For Speed: Payback debuts the 2018 BMW M5; First look

Starting with engine , the vehicle is powered by a 4.4-liter M TwinPower Turbo V8 that produces 600 PS (441 kW) and 750 Nm (553 lb-ft) of torque. The most important part of the M5 has always been its engine . The design is similar to previous M5 models - just take the 5 Series and make it look more aggressive. M compound brakes are also fitted as standard.

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