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Research Doogee V, the 1st phone with on-screen fingerprint sensor, unveiled
Author: 0 Doogee V, the 1st phone with on-screen fingerprint sensor, unveiled

Evan Blass tweeted a render of the Doogee V on his Twitter account. As of now, we have seen fingerprint scanners embedded on the Home button, Power button, and on the back. Also, the Doogee V is the so-called first smartphone with an in-display fingerprint scanner. We are following the trail of developments to serve further update to you regarding the new Doogee V.

Research Google Loses Nearly 250 Employee Bicycles a Week
Author: 0 Google Loses Nearly 250 Employee Bicycles a Week

But the community of Mountain View, California - where Google is headquartered - has caught on, forcing Google to rethink just how "free" its bikes really are, The Wall Street Journal reports . In fact, even Mountain View's mayor, Ken Rosenberg, has admitted to borrowing a Gbike to go see a movie once. However, the company has not been able to retrieve all of them as yet.

Research Facebook is shutting down its standalone personal assistant
Author: 0 Facebook is shutting down its standalone personal assistant "M"

Today Facebook broke its long-running silence on M, but not to make the announcement we expected: Facebook will be shutting down M, and though the name will live on, the service won't in the form that was announced back in 2015 . First announced in 2015 with the codename "Moneypenny," Facebook claimed complex AI and human interaction were going to fuel M's advancement. Facebook eventually got rid of the contractors and transitioned to leaning on its algorithms to power the product.

Research Asus ZenFone Max Plus (M1) Coming To The US
Author: 0 Asus ZenFone Max Plus (M1) Coming To The US

With its expanded viewing area, compact size , dual rear cameras , convenient face- and fingerprint-recognition security, and a high-capacity 4130mAh battery - the hallmark of the ZenFone Max Series - ZenFone Max Plus offers a class-leading combination of features created to encompass all life's adventures.

Research AT&T walks away from deal to sell Huawei smartphones
Author: 0 AT&T walks away from deal to sell Huawei smartphones

No reason for the cancelation of this deal was revealed. Huawei is reportedly set to unveil the U.S. availability of the Mate 10 - just not with AT&T. national carriers. This pullback by AT&T comes as Huawei has been on an online and physical advertising spree to advertise its devices. "Over the past five years Huawei has proven itself by delivering premium devices with integrity globally and in the U.S.

Research HTC Announce New Vive Pro Headset And Vive Wireless Adapter
Author: 0 HTC Announce New Vive Pro Headset And Vive Wireless Adapter

There's no word on when the wireless adapter is going to be available, or how much it will cost. The Vive Wireless Adaptor will allow both the HTC Vive and the HTC Vive Pro to go wireless. Although the company didn't make any comments on pricing and release date (only to say it would be available soon) the appearance of a new model might open the door to a price cut on the original.

Research Google Pay Unifies Android Pay And Google Wallet
Author: 0 Google Pay Unifies Android Pay And Google Wallet

Google plans to roll Google Pay out "over the coming weeks" across apps, online retailers, and in-store payment processing terminals. Meanwhile, the new Google Pay will integrate the Google Wallet feature for making friend-to-friend payments like Venmo or Apple Pay Cash.

Research Amazon announces Alexa integration for headphones and smartwatches
Author: 0 Amazon announces Alexa integration for headphones and smartwatches

It's a new way for device manufacturers to bring Alexa to their devices like smartwatches, headphones , fitness devices, and more . The first augmented-reality glasses with Amazon's Alexa voice assistant will be shown next week at CES in Las Vegas - manufactured by a 75-employee company rather than the e-commerce giant's growing devices division.

Author: 0 Acer Nitro 5 hands-on review

The company has unveiled its world's thinnest notebook , Swift 7; a convertible laptop , Acer Spin 3; Acer Nitro 5 and Acer Chromebook 11. The new laptops from Acer have been targeted at the different segments of the market. The new 15.6-inch 1080p display-sporting Nitro 5 laptops are configurable with up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM and 512GB of storage . It is backed up by 8GB LPDDR3 RAM and 256GB of SSD storage .

Research The Byton Electric SUV is the vehicle future - and it's incredible
Author: 0 The Byton Electric SUV is the vehicle future - and it's incredible

A sedan and MPV are also planned for 2021 and 2022, with the SUV hitting roads in China by the end of 2019, followed by Europe and the USA in 2020. As for mechanical specs, Byton announced a year ago it's SUV will feature a 201-horsepower electric motor at the front axle and a 268-hp motor at the rear.

Research Samsung Family Hub smart fridge now has Bixby voice control
Author: 0 Samsung Family Hub smart fridge now has Bixby voice control

It now integrates into Samsung's SmartThings ecosystem, letting you control the lights, tweak the temperature or monitor a security camera. Samsung's home intelligence push doesn't stop there. In its refrigerator form, Bixby can recognize individual voices of the different people you live with to provide personalized results. This might also be the first fridge good enough to replace a dedicated speaker in the kitchen: the Family Hub has a built-in AKG speaker that promises richer bass and ...

Research German Exploratory Coalition Talks To Focus On Future Of Europe
Author: 0 German Exploratory Coalition Talks To Focus On Future Of Europe

Arriving at SPD headquarters for talks more than three months after a national election, Merkel said the parties had much work to get through but meant to tackle it quickly, adding: "I think it can succeed". Although Merkel's conservative CDU/CSU bloc has run Germany with the SPD as a junior partner for eight of the past 12 years, the three leaders vowed on Sunday that new government needed a new style of politics.

Research Nvidia 'BFGDs' are 65-inch 4K gaming monitors w
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PC gamers typically have two options when it comes to displays: small gaming monitors loaded with special features and speedy response times, or big, lovely TVs marred by display lag. All these features, and more, are why the SHIELD is rated the most advanced 4K streamer by How To Geek , IGN , TechRadar , and countless others.

Research SpaceX to launch mysterious Zuma spacecraft from Cape Canaveral
Author: 0 SpaceX to launch mysterious Zuma spacecraft from Cape Canaveral

About all we know is that contractor and manufacturer Northrop Grumman booked the launch on behalf of the federal government. Sunday's launch will also include a landing attempt of the Falcon 9's first stage at Landing Zone 1. So it's certainly not unlikely that it's designed for military or intelligence purposes; per USA Today , amateur satellite watchers have speculated Zuma is related to earlier launches of spacecraft that appeared to be surveilling other spaceborne objects.

Research Don't miss SpaceX rocket launch this weekend
Author: 0 Don't miss SpaceX rocket launch this weekend

EST (GMT-5). SpaceX also plans to attempt a world first with the launch of Falcon Heavy - the company will attempt to simultaneously land and recover all three of its first-stage rocket cores. Sunday's launch will also include a landing attempt of the Falcon 9's first stage at Landing Zone 1. SpaceX ended launch commentary five minutes into the flight, due to the classified nature of the satellite.

Author: 0 Helena Bonham Carter to play Princess Margaret in The Crown

Funnily enough, Carter played The Queen Mother in 2010's The King's Speech , so she has some familiarity with roles of royalty. Helena Bonham Carter is set to play Princess Margaret in the Netflix royal drama, according to The Hollywood Reporter .

Research Oceans are running out of breath
Author: 0 Oceans are running out of breath

As Earth's climate continues to warm, the team predicts that the oceans will continue to lose oxygen at a rapid pace. "All animals need to breathe oxygen and we know that regions of the ocean that are losing oxygen are becoming more and more common".