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Wrapping Your Router With Aluminum Foil Improves Wi-Fi Signal, Study Says

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After assessing interior layouts and the target areas to strengthen or weaken signal strength, the researchers placed a "computationally optimised" signal reflector around a wireless router. The placement is created to stop signals from going in one direction and reflecting those trying to go elsewhere into an area where it's most desired. Read More »

OnePlus 5T to skip wireless charging, CEO Pete Lau confirms

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It's now confirmed that the 5T will not support wireless charging, and on top of that, it may be sold at the same price point as the OnePlus 5 . As pointed out by Mr Lau in his post , Dash Charge is the more useful charging technology right now, and wireless charging is still some time away from offering the sheer convenience that true fast charging can. Read More »

Volkswagen and Google delve into quantum computing

As part of this collaboration, a team of specialists from Volkswagen and Google will work together using a Google quantum computer. The goal is to use these highly capable computers for a variety of research applications, from optimizing traffic flow in cities to improving EV batteries. Read More »

Google Chrome will soon block those annoying site redirects

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By blocking iframes from redirecting users to new sites, Google will be putting a huge dent in malvertising campaigns starting next year. When the user clicks, the pages of pub is open even when he has clicked on any link (usually the first click is mainly to trigger the scrolling of the page). Read More »

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (TTWO) Issues FY18 Earnings Guidance

About 50 shares traded. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Insight Capital Research & Management Inc decreased Take ( TTWO ) stake by 72.21% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, August 3 by Cowen & Co. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, July 7 by Cowen & Co. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.10 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 ... Read More »

IL Has $37.91 Million Stake in Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS)

It has underperformed by 27.33% the S&P500. V Wealth Management LLC raised its position in shares of The Walt Disney Co. The stock declined 0.46% or $0.47 reaching $101.12 on the news. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board holds 135,220 shares or 0.72% of its portfolio. Balyasny Asset Limited Liability invested in 3,665 shares or 0% of the stock. Read More »

Volvo XC60 tops 2017 Euro NCAP tests

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Matthew Avery, director of research at Thatcham Research, which is a member of the Euro NCAP organisation, said: "It's exceedingly rare for a vehicle to score so favourably across the board". The score applies to the entire XC60 range bar the XC60 T8, which is yet to be tested. All these vehicles have just scored top marks in the Euro NCAP safety test. Read More »

Microsoft Wants LinkedIn to Help You Create Your Next Resume

On the part of LinkedIn, it has a long history of working on ways to essentially mimic or even replace the function of a resume for its members. And of course, being that it is LinkedIn, it will also recommend relevant jobs as well. It will begin rolling out on Thursday to those enrolled in the Office 365 Insider program, with broader availability expected in 2018. At the end of the day, this feature is something that will help make creating resumes easier which is at the heart of what ... Read More »

Instagram continues Snapchat assault, lifts 24 hour limit on Stories clone

Instagram's clearly willing to follow where users lead with the app, so it's a definite possibility. This change to Instagram is rolling out as a part of update version 22 and 18 for iOS and Android respectively. That's because, up until today, users were limited to posting photos and videos from within the last 24 hours. 'Now, you'll be able to easily find and choose anything from your camera roll and share it instantly with friends'. Read More »

Trials of the Gods announced for Assassin's Creed Origins

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Ubisoft is patting itself on the back, as Assassin's Creed is back to being one of the main pillars of the publisher. Assassin's Creed Origins' first Trial of the Gods event is now live, and you've got a week to hone your assassin skills and take down the mighty Anubis. Read More »

Before His Military Trial, Texas Shooter Escaped Mental Health Facility

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The report, obtained by KPRC in Houston , also reveals that he made death threats against his military superiors and was trying to smuggle weapons onto base. Kelley was eventually sentenced to one year in a Naval prison for the assault charges. Authorities have given no indication that the shooter was connected to antifa or that there was another gunman. Read More »

America's poor enforcement of its gun laws keeps contributing to mass shootings

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Investigators said Kelley purchased two guns in Colorado and two guns in Texas since 2014. And it's not just a problem in the Air Force and military. Democrats were left furious after the US Air Force admitted it had not reported a criminal conviction for the Texas gunman. A dishonorable discharge is considered the most severe classification of punitive military judgments and USA federal law prohibits ownership of firearms by those who have been dishonorably discharged. Read More »

Apple to launch AR headset in 2020

The headset would be an extension to the ARKit introduced earlier this year at WWDC . Bloomberg reports that Apple wants to have a breakthrough product to succeed the iPhone and it believes that the AR headset might be that product. It certainly sounds like development on an AR headset is starting to come together over at Apple HQ, but we still have some time to wait before it's ready for a reveal. Read More »

Aaron Judge finds victory over Jose Altuve with video game cover

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Judge is coming off a season in which he is expected to possibly walk away with Rookie of the Year honors and potentially named a MVP award finalist. Preorders at Gamestop will include an extra five standard packs. Additionally, people whoo pre-order at GameStop or the PlayStation Store will let you play a few days early, starting on March 23. Read More »

Apple iPhone X arrives in Korea on Nov

IHS conducted a similar analysis earlier this year of the iPhone 8 base model and found a bill of materials of $255.16. The iPhone X comes in 64GB and 256GB storage options and is priced at Rs. Apple declined to comment on the materials analysis. A shopper shows his purchased iPhone X, Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, in Miami Beach, Fla. While some iPhone X recipients returned the handset just days after receiving it , these people are the exception, not the rule. Read More »

'Hundreds more' might have died in Texas if gun laws were tighter

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The gunman who killed 26 people at a small town Texas church was able to buy weapons because the Air Force did not submit his criminal history to the Federal Bureau of Investigation as required by military rules. "So, that's the way I feel about it". In 2014, Kelley was formally ousted from the Air Force for a 2012 assault on his ex-wife in which he choked her and struck her son hard enough to fracture his skull. Read More »

Veterans Day program planned at Hall High School

Finally, on Friday, Cardinal will be holding an assembly in recognition of its community's veterans in the high school gym at 1:30 p.m. Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont schools will hold similar celebrations on Wednesday and Thursday with more than 40 veterans planning to attend. Read More »

SteelSeries launches dual-connection Arctis 3 headset

For Switch owners, though, it's a particularly tempting proposition, as voice chat in online multiplayer now relies on connecting to a separate app, such as Nintendo's own or a third-party option like Discord. The Arctis 3 Bluetooth is available now at https://steelseries.com/arctisbt for £134.99. The bi-directional system eliminates all background noise. Read More »

Israeli company sues Apple for dual lens camera patent infringement

Apple's negotiator said it would take "years and millions of dollars" before the iPhone maker would have to pay if it did infringe, according to Corephotonics' version of events. Foxconn, of course, is an Apple manufacturing partner. In a lawsuit filed Monday , Tel Aviv-based Corephotonics alleges that Apple willfully infringed four patents in making and selling the iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 8 Plus . Read More »

Tim and Faith bringing their world tour to Grand Forks

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The tour was revived in 2006-07, and again in 2017. The pair announced 25 additional stops Tuesday, including one in Hamilton June 18. Also on November 17, the tour film, "Tim & Faith: Soul2Soul", will at 9 p.m. on Friday, November 17th. According to the tour's official website, this dynamic duo sold out 80 shows on their 2017 leg of the tour, so they definitely wanted to bring more shows to their dedicated fans. Read More »

Google adds restaurant wait times to Search and Maps

People aren't always able to book ahead at a restaurant, and for travelers who may not have a specific place in mind, being able to see where it will be easiest to get a table, in, say, an hour, can simplify the decision-making process. Average wait times for about 1 million restaurants are coming to search results on Tuesday. The estimates are based on anonymized historical data. Google will also display a summary of the total waiting times for the day. Read More »

Koenigsegg Agera RS becomes world's fastest auto

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With factory driver Niklas Lilja behind the wheel, Koenigsegg managed to set five world records on a closed stretch of Nevada highway. So even though these top speeds are essentially academic - there is nowhere in the real world where an owner of one of these cars could conceivably come close to achieving them - it makes for excellent high-octane entertainment for vehicle obsessives around the globe. Read More »

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 gets a season pass and dual audio DLC

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The northern hemisphere's spring will see the addition of a rare new weapon, before the bulk of the additional content lands later in the year. Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is set to be released on December 1 and is now available for pre-purchase on the Nintendo eShop beginning today (!), either standalone or as a bundle with the expansion pass. Read More »

Amazon Fire TV Stick Basic Edition charges more for less

This streaming media player lets customers access TV shows, apps and games on their TV, launching in over 100 countries and territories worldwide, building on Amazon's launch of Prime Video a year ago. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo , and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. Read More »

Huawei Honor 7X with full screen display launching in India in December

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It runs on the EMUI 5.1 custom skin based on Android 7.0 Nougat, and is powered by an octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 659 SoC paired with 4GB RAM. "Honor began manufacturing in India with the Holly series". As mentioned above, there are three variants and all the models support expandable up to 256GB using a microSD card. The SD slot is a part of a hybrid dual-SIM tray, which allows for either the SD card or a second SIM. Read More »

"Final Fantasy XV" Multiplayer Expansion Lined Up For November 15

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This issue has been fixed finally after the new update allowing you to basically take multiple hunts at a time. While there will be plenty of content created to allow players to grow their custom characters, it has been said that this expansion will still focus more on party combat. Read More »

Call of Duty: WWII server issues cause changes

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In a blog post , Developer Sledgehammer games said they were experiencing "extremely high demand", and that players were getting "mixed online connectivity". The connectivity problems also caused some players to lose ranks, which isn't ideal. The issue was isolated and the fix was deployed Sunday morning. Read More »

BMW recalls 1.4 million vehicles for risk of fires

April 13, 2017. There's a chance it can overheat, causing the electrical connectors to melt and increasing the risk of fire, even when the vehicle is unattended. One recall involves 670,000 of the 2006 to 2011 model-year 3-Series BMW vehicles to fix a wiring problem in the heating and air conditioning systems that may overheat and cause a fire. Read More »

Sony Announces Skyrim PSVR Bundle Launching with Game

The bundle will include the PS VR system, PlayStation Camera, two PlayStation Move controllers and Skyrim VR - including the Dawnguard, Hearthfire and Dragonborn DLC. Skyrim® VR can be played with either a DUALSHOCK 4 controller or the PlayStation Move Motion controllers. It's just a few weeks now until Skyrim VR hits out PS4s. Read More »

WhatsApp-Telegram messaging banned in Afgahnistan

Last week, the letter was widely circulated on social media platforms. Afghan media have reported that Afghanistan's National Directorate for Security (NDS) wanted the ban to stop the Taliban and other insurgent groups from using encrypted messages. Read More »