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Technology Mercedes-Benz India sells record 15330 units in 2017 (+16%)
Author: 0 Mercedes-Benz India sells record 15330 units in 2017 (+16%)

Over the last two years, Mercedes has been launching a new product nearly every month and has one of the most comprehensive portfolios in the luxury vehicle space. The SUV segment from Mercedes-Benz, and performance and sports-car brand - Mercedes-AMG both grew by double digit in 2017. "Also in the new year, we will have the right auto available for every customer.

Technology Sony adding Assistant to latest wireless earbuds, neckbuds, & older models via update
Author: 0 Sony adding Assistant to latest wireless earbuds, neckbuds, & older models via update

Sony Australia has advised that the three earphones will be heading to Australia from April, though no pricing has been announced. The new model also lists for $300 and will ship this spring. Though it isn't really significant for the human ears, the frequency response of these headphones top at 100 kHz, and there is a 4.4mm Pentaconn balanced audio connector, coupled with a cable that has the 3.5mm jack.

Technology Samsung foldable smartphone production to start in November?
Author: 0 Samsung foldable smartphone production to start in November?

As for the specs, the foldable smartphones are believed to have 7.3-inch flexible OLED displays. Hence, it is dubbed as "super premium" in terms of performance as well as pricing. "But there are still durability issues that we need to address". Samsung Display is testing the prototype to ensure parts are not damaged by continual fold and unfolding while preventing detachment between panel layers and adhesives, also known as decoupling.

Technology Hi-Rez announces Paladins: Battlegrounds
Author: 0 Hi-Rez announces Paladins: Battlegrounds

Do you like these kinds of games in regards to esports? Chisam also states that Battlegrounds is nothing too extreme for them, as for Hi-Rez, the new mode is "just a game mode", and that it wouldn't play a "major role" for marketing the game in the future.

Technology France probes Apple over 'deliberate' iPhone throttling
Author: 0 France probes Apple over 'deliberate' iPhone throttling

French prosecutors have opened an investigation into Apple , after a consumer group lodged a complaint against the United States tech giant over its alleged slowing of older iPhones. Apple has apologised to customers while denying it consciously built in obsolescence, adding: "We know that some of you feel Apple has let you down".

Technology Vuzix and Amazon Partner To Bring Augmented Reality Glasses with Alexa Support
Author: 0 Vuzix and Amazon Partner To Bring Augmented Reality Glasses with Alexa Support

Vuzix will release its AR glasses by the second quarter at a cost of about United States dollars 1,000, CEO Paul Travers told Bloomberg . Vuzix's chief executive officer Paul Travers recognized the disadvantages of such a high price point but did say that the company was expecting to shave the figure by as much as 50 percent by next year.

Technology Sea of Thieves Beta Will Close Out January
Author: 0 Sea of Thieves Beta Will Close Out January

Rare's multiplayer pirate adventure Sea of Thieves launches on 20 March and today Microsoft announced the start date of the closed beta test. For the piratical gamers who want to pick up one of these controllers, you can pre-order one now for $75 .

Technology Intel Announces 802.11ax Chipsets for Faster Wi-Fi - IT Peer Network
Author: 0 Intel Announces 802.11ax Chipsets for Faster Wi-Fi - IT Peer Network

In order to offer a smooth transition process for OEMs, Intel has announced that chipsets based on the 802.11ac standard can easily upgrade to 802.11ax without any change to the host SoC. This is important since a more mature draft - Draft 2.0 or higher - will be the baseline for 802.11ax certification, and Wi-Fi CERTIFIED* is the only way to truly guarantee multivendor interoperability.

Author: 0 Vivo unveils first smartphone with in-display fingerprint scanner

The use of glass will also help the manufacturer to make the phone water-proof (IP68 or beyond), as well. The phone is developed with thin-bezel and display offers 18:9 aspect ratio. It has been designed for smartphones with infinity displays. Vivo is expected to show the device at CES 2018. The recent fingerprint scanning technology aims to offer users a better and a more convenient way in terms of fingerprint authentication experiences.

Technology Newcastle U23 boss Beardsley under investigation for racist abuse
Author: 0 Newcastle U23 boss Beardsley under investigation for racist abuse

The brief statement says that the Newcastle United reserve team manager "will take a period of leave" whilst the allegations by young players are investigated. Beardsley returned to the club, initially in an ambassadorial role before working at the Academy again. 'Peter Beardsley is under investigation at Newcastle amid allegations of bullying.

Technology CES 2018: Wi-Fi Alliance Previews New Industry-Wide WPA3 Security Standard
Author: 0 CES 2018: Wi-Fi Alliance Previews New Industry-Wide WPA3 Security Standard

To intercept the data the attacker would perform a key reinstallation attack , which is how it got the name of " KRACK ". Given the number of network devices that will be announced or on show at CES, there's likely to be a fair amount of hubris among vendors whose equipment will be able to conform to the new WPA3 standard with little more than a firmware upgrade combined with, perhaps, an air of despair among manufacturers that will need to rush out new products to conform, in view of the ...

Technology Always-connected PCs debut at CES 2018
Author: 0 Always-connected PCs debut at CES 2018

HP, Inc. has unveiled a series of new products at the on-going CES 2018 taking place in Las Vegas. The HP Spectre x360 15 convertible is the world's first laptop to feature Intel's latest 8th-generation Core i7-8705G processor with Radeon RX Vega M graphics.

Technology It's raining Harman Kardon and JBL speakers and headphones at CES 2018
Author: 0 It's raining Harman Kardon and JBL speakers and headphones at CES 2018

Bose got the ball rolling a year ago with the release of the Bose QuietComfort 35 IIs, and now at CES 2018 mid-range brand JBL has announced that its doing the same with its upcoming Everest 710GA and Everest 110GA headphones. The best part about these headphones is that it will feature curved headbands, which will provide you the best comfort levels. And the $99 110GA in-ear headphones last eight hours and come with small, medium, and large ear-tips.

Technology TCL Alto Smart Roku Soundbars Debut At CES 2018
Author: 0 TCL Alto Smart Roku Soundbars Debut At CES 2018

Instead of lines like the P-series (which earned our Editors' Choice a year ago for budget TVs) and C-series, TCL's new TVs are divided into the 5-series and 6-series. "TCL is dedicated to integrating leading technologies into our entertainment product portfolio and by partnering with Roku we're bringing a better home theater experience to our consumers".

Technology Lenovo's refreshed ThinkPad X1 laptops squeeze in Alexa and HDR displays
Author: 0 Lenovo's refreshed ThinkPad X1 laptops squeeze in Alexa and HDR displays

There are a few HDR standards out there, but Dolby Vision has the particularity of having dynamic metadata, which means that it can best adapt to a specific movie frame or scene. The 14-inch laptop comes in a convertible format as the Yoga sports a 360-degree hinge. Getting a solid 2-in-1 experience doesn't cost users the great features that are available in the ThinkPad X1 Carbon .

Technology BlackBerry announces United States availability for the Motion and a bronze-colored KeyOne
Author: 0 BlackBerry announces United States availability for the Motion and a bronze-colored KeyOne

What BlackBerry enthusiasts will be on tenterhooks waiting for, of course, is the company's new and previously-unseen devices. We'll know more later in 2018. Its body is IP67-rated for dust and water resistance. The large batt is already powerful but with the BlackBerry Motion , you may never run out of battery again because you can charge it in an instant with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 tech.

Technology Asus Zenfone Max Plus (M1) price revealed
Author: 0 Asus Zenfone Max Plus (M1) price revealed

The camera department of the Asus ZenFone Max Plus (M1 ) includes a dual camera setup at the rear. Besides announcing the pricing of the ZenFone Max Plus (M1 ), Asus did reveal that the company has sold over five million units of smartphones under the ZenFone Max lineup comprising of the ZenFone Max, ZenFone 3 Max, ZenFone 4 Max and ZenFone 4 Max Pro.