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iPhone 8 could be called iPhone Pro; launch in September

Rod Hall, a renowned analyst from J.P. Morgan has something to say about the iPhone. Contrary to the recent reports, he thinks that the iPhone 8 will be launched on time. So going by his claims we will get to see the device in September. However, initially, it will be available only in limited quantities. Interestingly, he believes that Apple’s ... Read More »

The Amazon Echo 2 Will Look And Sound Better: Be Afraid, Google Home And Apple HomePod

Amazon is reportedly working on the Amazon Echo 2, an updated version of its original smart speaker that catapulted the devices into the mainstream. The Amazon Echo line of devices is largely seen as the market leader in the smart speaker industry. The planned update for the original Amazon Echo will allow it to further widen the gap from competitors ... Read More »

UK Government Tech Market ‘To Be Worth £20bn By 2025’

The UK is in a position to lead the world’s public sector IT market due to government reforms and broad public acceptance of digital, argues a new study The market for government technology in the UK could be worth £20 billion by 2025, creating opportunities for startups and smaller firms, according to a new report. Rapid advancements in technology, along with the ... Read More »

Can the OnePlus 5 Be a Good Replacement for Your Google Nexus?

HIGHLIGHTS Nexus users have been short on options for an upgrade The OnePlus 5 is bringing back the midrange flagship It’s also close to stock Android and relatively quick on updates Google’s Nexus smartphones were known to be the flag bearers of the Android operating system. While they were made by different manufacturers over the years, Googlehad a close eye on the entire ... Read More »

Bihar Board class 10th results 2017 to be declared today, check at biharboard.ac.in

The BSEB has postponed Class 10 results twice since 30 May following controversies related to the Class 12 results. Photo:HT New Delhi: The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) is expected to announce Bihar Class 10 result 2017 on Thursday at 11 am on its official website www.biharboard.ac.in The Bihar Board Class 10th result 2017 has been postponed twice since 30 ... Read More »

Sex Offenders Cannot Be Barred From Social Media, Top US Court Says

HIGHLIGHTS Packingham had been convicted of having sex with a 13-year-old girl He was barred for 30 years from using Facebook and other social media Packingham went to his Facebook page and wrote how relieved he was The US Supreme Court unanimously struck down Monday a North Carolina law that barred registered sex offenders from using social media. The suit ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Said to Be First Smarpthone With Snapdragon 836 SoC

Samsung may be months away from the unveiling of its next Galaxy Note phablet, but there have been no dearth of leaks around the handset. The latest leak claims that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will feature the yet-to-be-announced Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 SoC, which is said to be the successor of the Snapdragon 835 that was first seen in the ... Read More »

Technology approaches real human voices; could ‘new reality’ of fake audio be on horizon?

Asher Labovich, 13, and his 10-year-old brother, Emerson, left, mess around with the family’s Alexa, an Amazon Echo voice assistant, while their mom, Laura Labovich, watches in Bethesda, Md. (Bill O’Leary / The Washington Post) What if you could make President Trump say whatever you wanted? How about listening to the vaguely robot-like voice of yourself, programmed into an app ... Read More »

Education must not be ‘political football’

Scotland’s largest teachers’ union has said education must not be used as a political football in council elections. But the EIS said there should be a proper discussion on education. The union is publishing a manifesto and is calling on voters to question candidates about local education. Some have expressed concern local issues could be overshadowed by Brexit and the ... Read More »

Cortana-powered speaker could be on its way to you soon

A new app for Microsoft’s virtual assistant Cortana, named Device Setup, has been launched in the Google Play store. In the app, unearthed by The Tech Portal , you’re talked through the set-up of your Cortana-powered home device – which is interesting, because there isn’t a Cortana home speaker on the market at the moment. We’re all becoming familiar with ... Read More »