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by | October 12, 2017 | 17:40

You can control them via an app or with Alexa voice commands, but what sets these hoovers apart is their sound effects. This means from a smartphone you can start or stop the machine, schedule cleaning times, and check the cleaning history.

by | October 12, 2017 | 15:25

That rivalry may, however, start to overshadow their partnership soon. First we heard of Samsung's plans to produce a smartphone with a bending, foldable screen , and now it's Apple's turn for a lap of the rumour mill. Given the fact that the South Korean company has already been working for years on this project, this reasoning seems to be a little faulty, to say the least.

by | October 12, 2017 | 13:21

That's a big drop from the Rift , which originally sold for $599 and required a PC costing at least $500 to become immersed in virtual reality , or VR. "With Oculus for Business , more people will get the chance to try VR and experience the magic first-hand". However, the new headset will be available next year and aims to make a new category for the virtual reality industry.

by | October 12, 2017 | 11:37

Areas of open water enveloped by ice, such as this hole are known as polynias and are formed in the coastal areas of Antarctica. Kent Moore , an atmospheric physicist at the University of Toronto Mississauga, said that it is just like imagining that someone is in the middle of the Antarctic winter and he or she can see huge sea ice stretched as far as possible and suddenly while walking along, the person comes across this huge expanse of open water.

by | October 12, 2017 | 11:35

Successfully placed in orbit, the dual-mission satellite will be shared by Colorado-based EchoStar and SES, a Luxembourg company. SES Satellites has been one of SpaceX's most-ardent backers, having been the first customer to hitch a ride on a previously launched rocket in March.

by | October 12, 2017 | 10:38

The ratio dropped, as 139 investment professionals opened new and increased stock positions, while 128 trimmed and sold stakes in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International . GNC Holdings Inc (GNC) has declined 70.69% since October 10, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Out of 27 Wall Street analysts rating Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl, 6 give it "Buy", 3 "Sell" rating, while 18 recommend "Hold".

by | October 12, 2017 | 10:00

If your Jio recharge is expiring, you have a good chance to avail the cash back before October 18. The cashback offer of Rs 400 comes in the form of eight vouchers of Rs 50 each. This is a limited time period offer. The note sent by the company says that tariffs may be revised from October 19th. Beside this, a user will get free voice calling and unlimited data for 84 days.

by | October 12, 2017 | 06:39

On Monday Valve announced that it was overhauling Dust2 , Counter-Strike's most iconic map, and now it has detailed all the changes, released images and opened the arena up for beta testing in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive . "Experienced players will now not have to worry about whether they're going to get hung up and newbs won't wonder if they're going to get burned", Valve explained.

by | October 12, 2017 | 00:00

The battle of the smart speakers has become a constant back and forth between Amazon and Google. Starting today, you'll be able to train Alexa to recognize your voice. For instance, if I tell Alexa simply to "play music", she'll start playing songs based on my preferences. Using the mobile app, users select " Your Voice" in settings and then walk through a series of demo commands to familiarize the software with your voice.

by | October 11, 2017 | 22:52

While LG Display has been a long time partner for the iPhone brand, now Samsung Display is the only company making OLED displays on a large scale. The first batch of the production will be shipped to LG Electronics and some Chinese handset makers, while the production for iPhone is expected to start from as early as 2019 when its new plant, called E6, is completed in Paju, Gyeonggi Province.

by | October 11, 2017 | 22:24

The rocket carried 10 satellites mounted on a two-tier dispenser atop the Falcon 9 second stage. Catch the launch and landing live at livestream below. Wednesday's flight will be brief. EchoStar 105/SES-11 is scheduled to be deployed into high transfer orbit some 36 minutes after launch. Following separation, the first stage will attempt a landing on the "Of course I still live you" droneship, which will be stationed in the Atlantic Ocean.

by | October 11, 2017 | 22:22

The crew of the Waverider are going to the circus on the next episode of Legends of Tomorrow . While he's no time-traveler, he can probably buy into what the Legends are doing more than most. Billy Zane is the guest star and will portray P.T. Barnum. In revisiting a moment in time that they had already participated in, they have essentially fractured the timeline and created anachronisms - a scattering of people, animals, and objects all across time! Once he was restored to himself, he ...

by | October 11, 2017 | 21:40

Facebook was down for many users Wednesday - illustration file picture. The outage came around the same time as a Facebook outage , which is being attributed to possible scheduled maintenance. Users quickly turned to Twitter to vent their frustration at the Facebook problems. Fewer reported issues with Instagram. World's biggest social networking website Facebook is down.

by | October 11, 2017 | 20:53

Although our initial assumption was that it would share its heart with the 100kW Mini Cooper, or even get a power hike, the 1499 is in fact powered by a detuned version of that 1.5-litre, three-cylinder turbopetrol engine, producing just 75kW.

by | October 11, 2017 | 20:55

The Go headset was rumored prior to Oculus Connect, considering Facebook had already announced a Santa Cruz self-contained headset prototype a year ago. It's also promising that its new lenses offer "a wide field of view with significantly reduced glare". There are also built-in speakers, which will support spatial audio natively.

by | October 11, 2017 | 20:50

Disney has announced it is cancelling work on upcoming animation very big. The feature, titled very big, would have flipped the script on the classic fairy tale to tell the story of Jack befriending a female giant . Jack discovers a world of giants in the clouds, including the 60-foot-tall, 11-year-old Inma, who he agrees to help on her journey home. The project was initially announced back in 2015 during Disney's D23 fan convention.

by | October 11, 2017 | 19:42

At an estimated 5,620 pounds sold, Milky Way is Colorado's most popular this year. The site took 10 years of sales data and looked at the candy sales during the months leading up to the holiday. Check out all the top Halloween sweets for every state on the map below. Though Candy Corn was North Carolina's third favorite type of candy, it was the top treat in SC.

by | October 11, 2017 | 16:36

The last model only had two weeks of juice on the e-reader itself, and its included leather case added another six weeks of reading. I certainly didn't expect it to update it for some time to come. It measures 7in across the diagonal, which means more text on-screen and fewer page turns are needed, and it presents text as sharply as you could possibly want.

by | October 11, 2017 | 16:15

On Tuesday, the Nifty50 had held on to that mark on a closing basis. The Sensex traded at 31,816.14 points (at 2.35 p.m.) - down 108.27 points, or 0.34 per cent, from its previous close. All BSE sectoral indices were trading in the positive zone. In the Sensex kitty, Bharti Airtel emerged as the top gainer, surging by 4.32 per cent to Rs 400.65.

by | October 11, 2017 | 16:08

Sky and Telescope notes its approach is close enough that the rock's orbit will get a small deviation from Earth's gravity. Even though scientists can not yet predict exactly how close it will approach, they are certain it will come no closer to Earth than 4,200 miles (6,800 kilometers).

by | October 11, 2017 | 16:02

The post was interpreted as a dig towards Chelsea following his recently limited chances, and although it's alleged that this wasn't the case, Musonda is failing to convince many given the post's evident frustrations. Chelsea believe Musonda still doesn't have the physique to play in the Premier League and they have questions over his attitude too as the winger feels he is better than his current level.

by | October 11, 2017 | 15:33

Airtel offers similar plan for other phones but only for 14 days. India's largest telecom operator, Bharti Airtel on Wednesday announced it has entered into a partnership with Karbonn Mobiles to sell its 4G enabled feature phone variant.

by | October 11, 2017 | 14:33

The Honor 7X will come in Gold, Aurora Blue and Black colours. It is powered by Huawei's octa-core Kirin 659 processor and packs 4GB of RAM and dual-SIM support. The device is also IP67 certified, making it water and dust resistant. The front has just a single 8 MP sensor. A 3340 mAh non-removable battery is inside the phone with fast charging technology which claims to offer up to 21 hours of talk time.

by | October 11, 2017 | 14:23

This touch sensor was malfunctioning for some of the first units (those that were handed out to the press at the event), triggering the Google Home Mini to listen for a command at times when there was no command to hear. This seems to be the problem: Russakovskii's Home Mini thinks somebody is pressing that button, hence, it was frequently listening to commands and recording.

by | October 11, 2017 | 12:04

The social networking giant later removed the ban. I don't [believe] it and I love them! " Lil B and hate don't even go together, lil b and hate speech?" In another post dated October 4, for example, Lil B offered hugs to "the most racist bigoted white nationalist or hater of blacks" so they can feel "real love".