Electronics

There are Acer PCs with Amazon Alexa built-in , a new Acer Chromebook 11 , an updated Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop, and the headlining Acer Swift 7 . It also boasts a powerful 7th-generation Intel Core i7 processor - but missed out on an 8th-generation upgrade - plus 256GB of fast SSD storage. On the lower end of the market, Acer outlined the Spin 3 laptop, which is a convertible with a 14-inch display, that will start at $599.
  • Facebook asks new Indian users to use Aadhaar names

    Facebook asks new Indian users to use Aadhaar names

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    Earlier, Facebook triggered a new controversy after it confirmed that it was prompting new users to sign up with names as per Aadhaar in order to curb fake profiles. It is just suggesting people use the same name that is in their Aadhaar card. Facebook, of course, wants you to use your real name, and this is just one way to encourage said use.
  • Nintendo Switch Sells Over 3 Million Units in Japan

    Nintendo Switch Sells Over 3 Million Units in Japan

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    Per the Wall Street Journal's sources, technical issues are the main culprit for the cartridge delay, which means Nintendo Switch games will have to limit themselves to just 32GB compared to 50GB available to both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Blu-ray discs.
  • 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

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    The Texans will be hoping Deshaun Watson provides that next season while the Steelers are moving on to more immediate goals. Talking to some of the fans before the game to see how much the Texans (4-10) poor performance this season caused their reason for getting tickets to this game, I found that it seemed for the local audience it played a part, but for numerous Steelers fans in from other states and even other countries, this game has been booked for a while.
  • Mumbai gets India's first fully-AC local train

    Mumbai gets India's first fully-AC local train

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    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. According to WR Chief Public Relations Officer Ravinder Bhakar, the last successful technical run of the train, running on broad gauge, was conducted on Sunday.
  • Xbox Games with Gold for January 2018 revealed

    Xbox Games with Gold for January 2018 revealed

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    The game is filled with twists and turns, and takes you from underwater ruins to ice cities. Xbox 360's second game for the month of January is Army of Two , which is a fun little third-person shooter that's best played in co-op mode with a friend.
  • Samsung Galaxy S9: Leaks suggest early 2018 launch

    Samsung Galaxy S9: Leaks suggest early 2018 launch

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    The smartphone sports a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display with a Full HD video display resolution. The device is expected to come up in two variants, S9 and S9 Plus. It has all the requisite sensors on board. The 2GB RAM/16GB inbuilt stockpiling form is recorded at a marked down cost of Rs. 10,490. The smartphone comes with AR stickers and Samsung Pay Mini as some of its unique features.
  • Open and closed in Hamilton this Christmas

    Open and closed in Hamilton this Christmas

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    Public works will be closed on Christmas Day , Boxing Day and New Year's Day . Souris Co-op is open 9 a.m.to 4 p.m. Lloyds Chemists in Melksham will be open from 10am-4pm on Christmas Eve and 9am-5pm on Boxing Day , while Asda, Melksham will be open from 10am-4pm on Christmas Eve and 9am-6pm on Boxing Day .
  • Apple building an Apple Watch with a built-in EKG heart monitor

    Apple building an Apple Watch with a built-in EKG heart monitor

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    According to Bloomberg , one way Apple could implement an EKG is by having users hold the sides of the Watch, which would then send a weak electrical current to their heart. "I can see a role for wearable ECGs as a mechanism to diagnose arrhythmia as an adjunct to what is now available", said Ethan Weiss , a cardiologist at the University of California San Francisco.
  • Cavs Targeting Early January Return for All-Star Guard Isaiah Thomas

    Cavs Targeting Early January Return for All-Star Guard Isaiah Thomas

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    Isaiah Thomas's return to the court is fast approaching, and will likely be preceeded by practice with the Cavaliers' G League team, according to ESPN's Dave McMenamin . The Cavs are hoping to find a way for Thomas to scrimmage with their G-League affiliate, the Canton Charge, multiple team sources told ESPN . Isaiah has had a lot to say about Boston's decision to trade him and it will be an emotional occasion if he suits up on that night to face his former team as he's determined ...
  • Google cuts prices on Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL for the holidays

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    Google Assistant has been available on a number of new smartphones. "No matter what questions you're asking-whether about local traffic or a local business-your Google Assistant should be able to help". Some Pixel 2 XL owners managed to fix the problem by turning on the " always on display " feature on their devices, but for those of you who prefer to keep it disabled in order to improve the battery time, a fix is on the way.
  • OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition

    OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition

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    The company has also bundled a rugged case with the OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition, one that is modelled on Kylo Ren's helmet from the movie. 1,500 instant discount on purchase of any OnePlus device including the OnePlus 5T Star Wars limited edition . The key aspect that makes the Star Wars Edition different from the generic version is its design.
  • Twitter now lets you create tweetstorms before tweeting

    Twitter now lets you create tweetstorms before tweeting

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    If you have a Twitter rant you really need to get off your chest, then it's your lucky day. "Up to this point, when a user wanted to indicate that a tweet was part of a longer story and to expect a thread , they'd put something like "(1/?)" at the end of their tweet.
  • Capcom Reveals the Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection

    Capcom Reveals the Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection

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    This isn't the most comprehensive collection. The online mode for each of these games will also have ranked matches and global leaderboards, while featuring "rewind" tech to make sure your online experience has as little lag as possible because Capcom really doesn't want you to hurt yourself doing a real-life Shoryuken.