January 24, 2018

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Oklahomans enjoy third-lowest gas prices nationally


The average IL price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is $2.33. Even though travel club AAA says this may be the most heavily traveled July 4 holiday weekend in history, prices at the pump fell another 5 cents in Florida and 3 cents nationally over the past week. Read More »

Redick reaches agreement with Sixers, inks one-year deal


With Chris Paul already gone, traded to Houston, Redick's departure guarantees the Clippers will field an entirely new backcourt when the season opens in October. 1 pick Ben Simmons and 2017 No. 1 pick Markelle Fultz. Perhaps the biggest sign that the 76ers' tank is over is that a reputable free agent wants in. Read More »

Has Morata's wife dropped a hint of Man Utd move?


Manchester United have been in talks with Real Madrid , but Perez indicated that intermediaries are at behind work and he is yet to be part of any direct negotiations with the Premier League giants. We are still in June and until 31 August there is no need to hurry. Meanwhile, Italian publication Mediaset also reported earlier this week that James has also already agreed personal terms with United ahead of completing a summer move to Old Trafford. Read More »

European Union fines Google record $2.7B in antitrust ruling


The European Commission in charge of competition has fined Google a whopping sum of €2.42 billion or $2.7 billion for abusing its "dominance as search engine". In a blog post, Google Senior Vice President and General Counsel Kent Walker pointed, in part, to the rise of Amazon in defense of Google's search practices. Read More »

Euro Set for More Gains After Draghi Breaks Bund Spread Support


The ECB sources said that Draghi was aiming to strike a balance between the bloc's economic growth and inflationary slowdown and not an imminent policy tightening. The shared currency traded at $1.1370, rising toward $1.1400, where it hasn't traded since early June 2016. The Bank's Chief Economist Andy Haldane also suggested that the consistent rise in United Kingdom inflation over the past 12 months is making him lean towards voting for a hike and there are real divisions forming within the ... Read More »

Snapchat's new feature is more unsafe than we think


The organization also advises that you can switch off the location-sharing feature at any time, and to put careful consideration into when you choose to share your location. Imagine if it were a predator, looking to harm a child. However, the default mode is set to " ghost mode ", which means you don't show up on the map. Read More »

E3 2017: Xbox One X Will Indeed Support VR


The Xbox One X is powered by a six-teraflop Polaris GPU which is 1.4 times better compared to its rival, Sony's PlayStation 4 Pro. The $499 price of the Xbox One X makes it the most expensive current-generation console in the market, with some gamers claiming that the price is too steep. Read More »

Google's Set to Disrupt Another Sector: The Job Hunt


Users signed in to Google with location tracking can see the commute times to nearby jobs and can quickly return to the updating job results. It must be noted that Google itself are not starting a job search portal, but merely refining and sorting jobs posted on the biggest to the smallest of job portals. Read More »

'Game of Thrones' Season 7 Trailer Echoes Battles To Come


The popular HBO programme, which is partly filmed in Northern Ireland, will begin its penultimate season on July 17. The saga will conclude with its eighth season next year. "We need to do the same if we're gonna survive". We also see Daenerys Targaryen ( Emilia Clarke ) reaching what looks like Dragonstone , her family's ancestral castle, after spending the better part of the show's run in exile. Read More »

NHL Mock Draft 4.0: Prepare for the pre-draft frenzy of trades

That means there will be some notable players the Blues - and the other 29 National Hockey League teams - have made available for Vegas to select, barring any trades made between the Golden Knights and such teams. "The league controlled the timetable", majority owner Bill Foley told the Las Vegas Review-Journal. The question regarding the longtime Pittsburgh Penguins goalie has evolved from "Is he done as a Pen?" to "When will he officially be a Golden Knight?" Such is the case with the ... Read More »

Nintendo Will Support 3DS 'Into 2018 and Beyond'


Nintendo has still not confirmed when, or if, their digital retro games service will make the transition to the Nintendo Switch . Nintendo took to their E3 2017 presentation with quite a few games up their sleeve. However many are now speculating the game to be instead in the vein of Pokemon XD, which was a standalone console RPG, different from the handheld titles of the time. Read More »

Sony PS 4 Achieves Sales Milestones Against Microsoft Xbox

There were also trailers for Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, The Last Guardian , Nioh, Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite and Persona 5. It doesn't seem to be a problem for Nintendo, perhaps the most mindful video game company of the protection of children . Read More »

IPhone 8: First parts leaked ahead of autumn launch


As the iPhone 8's alleged reveal date - this fall, reports say - inches closer, more and more leaks break into the surface. The Touch ID sensor is rumored to be embedded under the display. And below is a photo of the iPhone 8 frame alongside what we believe are frames for the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus. The tipster has also leaked images of the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus back covers, showing glass frames, indicating that wireless charging is coming to all three iPhones . Read More »

Andy Rubin's Essential Phone Will Be Exclusive To Sprint


Sprint will be the exclusive carrier for the Essential Phone , and the company's President Niccolo de Masi said: "we like to bet with where we think the market is going as opposed to where the market was". Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure. The Japanese company owns 83 percent of Sprint and Rubin is an advisor to the SoftBank Vision Fund. What also remains to be seen is how much pre-loaded software Sprint will stack onto the device. Read More »

Finally news on the much awaited OnePlus is out!!


Ahead of the official unveiling, a contest listing on OnePlus forums has revealed the price of the OnePlus 5 for Finland. The report comes courtesy of Evan Blass who has spotted a coding in Amazon, the retail partners of OnePlus in India . Read More »

Android O Developer Preview 3 is now available


Well, there's good news for those who have been agonizing over the numeric designation of the upcoming system update: Google has finally listed Android O as Android 8.0.0 in Android O's Developer Preview 3. Both Android O and iOS 11 will come with smart voice assistance, better speed and augmented reality. Have you installed Android O Dev Preview 3? Their next flagship device, OnePlus 5 will be released on June 20, 2017. Read More »

Apple just updated its thinnest, lightest MacBook - here's what's new


Announced at the firm's annual tech conference in California, Apple's iMac Pro sticks with the same technical wizardry as its Mac brethren: a powerful workhorse crammed into a super-skinny all-in-one. Comparing Windows apples with Apple pears is hard as the value to users lies in the combination of software and device integration, and not just the hardware itself. Read More »

New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference

Siri can be activated using the command "Hey, Siri ". That means if you've got smartlights that are Apple optimised, you can switch them on-and-off using HomePod . These seven drivers intelligently channel sound to deliver the best acoustics no matter what the environment. Phil Schiller, Apple's SVP of worldwide marketing, said on stage that the product has been in the works for " years ". Read More »

Soon, iPhones will block texts while driving

The feature is part of the new iOS 11 operating software . Called "Do Not Disturb While Driving", the feature will activate if a phone is connected to a vehicle through either Bluetooth or a cable, or potentially using speed detection to know if a user is in a auto when it is moving. Read More »

White House: Trump will not exert executive privilege over Comey


However, she says Mr. Trump will not take that step in order to ensure a "swift and thorough examination of the facts" related to Comey's firing and the multiple investigations into Russia's election meddling. Comey associates have alleged that Trump asked the FBI director if he could drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn and his Russian contacts. Read More »

Apple updates MacOS Sierra, calls it High Sierra

All Mac devices supporting Sierra OS will receive a free upgrade to macOS High Sierra . MacOS Sierra is (nearly) dead; long live macOS . It provides improved performance, security, and reliability of data. Software updates are also expected for Apple's smartwatch and TV box for streaming online video. In addition to adding VR Ready systems to their desktop lineup, Apple will be offering an external graphics enclosure with an AMD Radeon RX 580 GPU which will connect to Macbooks ... Read More »

YouTube updates ad policy to prevent monetization of hateful content


Thanks to a new policy change, creators will no longer be able to monetise videos that contain offensive content. YouTube have updated their creator guidelines to provide better guidance on what constitutes "ad-friendly" content. YouTube acknowledges that its systems still aren't ideal, but it says it's doing its best to inform creators while maintaining support for advertisers. Read More »

It sounds like Apple's Siri speaker will be worth the wait

A key differentiator will be its virtual surround sound technology and integration with the rest of Apple's products, Bloomberg reported , citing people familiar with the matter. Apple had hoped Apple TV would prove a successful smart home hub but it has continued to underperform. A survey released last month by research firm eMarketer found Echo speakers held 70.6 per cent of the USA market, compared with 23.8 per cent for Google Home and 5.6 per cent for others including ... Read More »

Microsoft Explains Unintentional Release of Windows 10 Builds To Testers


Once that's done you have to re-join the Windows Insider Program and download a new build. The issue was first noticed by MSPowerUser which reported that PC/laptops which automatically updated the faulty update. Resetting your device means losing your personal data which every person hates. Also, it is said that the speaker may have initially been created to be a part of the Windows 10 PC's ecosystem, but it has since been developed in a way that it can function independently as well. Read More »

Intel Kicks Off Computex 2017 with Big News

Intel's Core X-Series processors are more than just an iterative release, which is a good thing as the last few CPU launches from the company have been hard to get overly excited about. The Core X-Series consists of Core i9, i7, and i5 CPUs. Intel's Core i9 appears to be the originate for a new wave of a very powerful CPU processors , named as the Core X series . Read More »