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Tech New MacBook to boost LCM orders for GIS
Author: 0 New MacBook to boost LCM orders for GIS

It appears Apple may have already started working on a new MacBook entry for this year. The machine packs a 1.8GHz Core i5-5350U processor, 8GB of RAM, and a 128GB SSD. Especially in countries like India where the higher-end MacBooks start at exorbitant prices (all thanks to the import duties and taxes), the MacBook Air has consistently remained a popular choice among customers looking for a new computer around the Rs 60,000 (~$950) range.

Tech The HomePod seems great, but Apple missed a much bigger opportunity
Author: 0 The HomePod seems great, but Apple missed a much bigger opportunity

Apple announced in a press release today that the HomePod will be released february 9. The Cupertino tech giant will start taking pre-orders on its website this Friday, Jan. The HomePod will eventually be able to play in a multiroom setup with other AirPlay 2-supports speakers, by the likes of Bose, Devialet, Naim and Bang & Olufsen.

Tech Google brings audiobooks to its Play store
Author: 0 Google brings audiobooks to its Play store

You'll be able to listen to the Google audiobooks (and pick up where you left off ) through Google Home smart speakers, Android and iOS phones, Chromecast, Android Wear devices, Android Auto in your vehicle or on a laptop. The company is marketing the new service with a sale on popular audiobook titles including " Ready Player One " by Ernest Cline, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" by J.K.

Tech It's rumored to be killing iPhone X before first birthday
Author: 0 It's rumored to be killing iPhone X before first birthday

The main indicator is the poor sales numbers overseas, which is an important market for the California-based company. "At 61 percent, the three newest iPhone models together represented a somewhat smaller share of total USA iPhone sales in the quarter, compared to 72 percent for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus a year ago", the consumer research group stated on its report.

Tech DJI Mavic Air leak points to an even smaller foldable 4K drone
Author: 0 DJI Mavic Air leak points to an even smaller foldable 4K drone

As a bridge between the existing DJI Spark drone and the current Mavic Pro drone, the Mavic Air is not just a bridge but an evolution of the two, providing portability, power, incredible flight autonomy. The former starts with a spherical image that zooms in as it descends toward the subject on the ground, while the latter circles the subject in an oval-shaped flight path with the video finishing at the start point.

Tech Alia Bhatt Grooves At Friend's Wedding
Author: 0 Alia Bhatt Grooves At Friend's Wedding

Checkout Alia Bhatt's lovely moment with her granny and latest pics and videos from her best friend's wedding. Alia taken a leave from her busy schedule and attended a three days function including mehndi, sangeet and wedding function. Alia Bhatt also got on stage to say a few words for her best friend. For this daytime event, Alia wore a peach embroidered dress from Gauri and Nainika and a fascinator from Delna Poonawalla.

Tech Opera adds Bitcoin mining protection in its mobile browsers
Author: 0 Opera adds Bitcoin mining protection in its mobile browsers

Basically, it works the following way: some websites run hidden cryptocurrency mining scripts in your browser without letting you know. The company rolled out the protection against cryptocurrency mining scripts for its desktop products some time ago.

Tech New Trailer Arrives for Tomb Raider Movie Reboot
Author: 0 New Trailer Arrives for Tomb Raider Movie Reboot

Not just the extensive bow-and-arrow action, either: While Angelina Jolie played Lara Croft as a Jane Bond-meets-Indiana Jones globetrotting adventurer, Alicia Vikander embodies a much greener but determined heroine. This is followed by a scene where she is held captive by who appears to be the main antagonist of the series, archaeologist Mathias Vogel (starred by Walton Goggins ).

Tech Man arrested, accused of threatening to kill CNN employees
Author: 0 Man arrested, accused of threatening to kill CNN employees

The investigator alleges the man called CNN a total of 22 times on January 9 and January 10, and four of the calls contained threats. Brandon Griesemer, who lives near Detroit, was taken into custody Friday after he made more than 20 calls to the cable news network that became increasingly deranged and threatening, according to Atlanta's WGCL-TV .

Tech Vietnam sends ex-Communist Party official to jail amid corruption crackdown
Author: 0 Vietnam sends ex-Communist Party official to jail amid corruption crackdown

A court in Vietnam sentenced a former politburo member to 13 years in prison on Thursday for violating state regulations amid a widespread corruption crackdown, the state-run Voice of Vietnam reported. In a tearful apology last week, he had asked forgiveness from the court. Germany accuses Vietnam of kidnapping Thanh in a Berlin park in July and forcibly returning him to Vietnam to face trial.

Tech Fog advisory issued for Guelph
Author: 0 Fog advisory issued for Guelph

Issued shortly after 4 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 22, the advisory also covers Erin and southern Wellington County. Environment Canada says fog patches are expected to continue through today and tonight and into Tuesday morning. If driving, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following distance. Fog should finally lift sometime Monday morning. Rain showers and thunderstorms could cause minor flooding in poor drainage areas in the Chicago area until 9 a.m., the weather service said.

Tech Two Koreas will march together at 2018 opening ceremony — IOC
Author: 0 Two Koreas will march together at 2018 opening ceremony — IOC

A Unification Ministry official said the North Korean cheerleaders will stay "near Pyeongchang". "But coach Park also tried to reach higher on the flagpole". Do also responded to concerns that the Pyeongchang event may be first Olympic Games where the flag of the host country (South Korea's Taegeukgi) does not make an appearance.

Tech South Korea announces crypto-currency crackdown
Author: 0 South Korea announces crypto-currency crackdown

The price decline came as some details emerged on cryptocurrency regulation in South Korea , where the government has been trying to limit excessive speculation. South Korea's financial authorities have been stepping up monitoring of cryptocurrency trades amid concerns that a bubble may be set to burst. Bitcoin even fell below the $10,000 level that it first topped in late November.

Tech Waymo taps Atlanta as next test city
Author: 0 Waymo taps Atlanta as next test city

Traffic is heavier, to say the least. "With our talented workforce and legacy of innovation, Georgia is at the forefront of the most dynamic, cutting-edge industries like autonomous vehicles". This means the company is manually driving one of its self-driving minivans equipped with sensors that allow it to build its 3D map. Unfortunately, we know little else about the Atlanta tests aside from the location, but the rollout should be soon.

Tech Images of Microsoft's scrapped 'Xbox Watch' project have surfaced
Author: 0 Images of Microsoft's scrapped 'Xbox Watch' project have surfaced

Based on the images provided thus far, it seems that Microsoft was planning to integrate numerous health and fitness features into the device, including a heart rate sensor, a workout tracker and what appears to be integrated Global Positioning System functionality.

Tech Guardiola explains why he is 'so proud' to be City boss
Author: 0 Guardiola explains why he is 'so proud' to be City boss

Chelsea finished with 95 points when they won the title in 2004-05, and City will better that if they win 10 and draw one of their last 14 games. His form has had to take a back seat in recent weeks due to the hard situation of his son Mateo being born prematurely - he has missed four of the club's last seven matches in the Premier League, with the star flying to Spain with permission from the club to be with his family.