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Hi-Tech Tesla Model S Left to Charge Catches Fire in Norway
Author: 0 Tesla Model S Left to Charge Catches Fire in Norway

Someone just had a very bad New Years Day. There is one major positive, though, and that is nobody got injured during this incident. Defending the vehicle's below-average reliability, CR said, "Even though reliability has dropped to below average, our subscribers rate the Tesla Model S as the most satisfying auto in our survey".

Hi-Tech AT&T is ditching two-year contracts for good in January
Author: 0 AT&T is ditching two-year contracts for good in January

In many cases the monthly bill was over 50% less than a comparative contract plan from  AT&T  or Verizon. Notably,  AT&T  approach towards contract implementable is rather stringent as it won't allow existing customers to renew their contracts once they expire.

Hi-Tech Activision Blizzard Acquires MLG for $46 Million
Author: 0 Activision Blizzard Acquires MLG for $46 Million

As per the report, the MLG Board of Directors gave its approval to an Asset Purchase Agreement - to grant a large majority of the e-sports company's assets to Activision for the price of $46 million - at a special meeting held on December 21, 2015.

Hi-Tech Tuesday Apple Rumors: iPhone 6c May Have Larger Battery
Author: 0 Tuesday Apple Rumors: iPhone 6c May Have Larger Battery

The actual complaint says that the new iOS has significantly interfered with iPhone 4s' performance to such an extent that it is unreliable for everyday use. The case argued that the company is after profits from new contract agreements of cellular carriers. It might be thinner than iPhone 6S' 7.1mm body thickness as Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities said it'll be between 6mm and 6.5mm thick.

Hi-Tech Google Promotes Android, iOS Apps on Main Page
Author: 0 Google Promotes Android, iOS Apps on Main Page

Have you been using Android Pay? If you think the search giant does not do enough for iOS users, think again. Try disconnecting and reconnecting to the network (via aeroplane mode or a device restart) or just move to a place where you've got a stronger signal.

Hi-Tech LG G5 May Have Secondary Display And 'Magic Slot' Port
Author: 0 LG G5 May Have Secondary Display And 'Magic Slot' Port

The leaked camera setup on the G5 might be the most interesting thing about the new device, with a 16 MP dual-lens setup that can take regular pictures and 135-degree wide angle shots. The timeframe for the phone's release remains vague, but the LG G4 was released in April of past year. Unlike the leather back on the LG G4, the G5 is expected to feature metal body with the same design language as earlier G-series devices.

Hi-Tech GameStop's Used Next-Gen Bundle Could Save You $300
Author: 0 GameStop's Used Next-Gen Bundle Could Save You $300

You're getting the standard black 500 GB  Xbox One  and PS4 consoles, and the 32 GB black  Wii U , as well as controllers for each system and  all  necessary cables. Console deal of the year: PS4,  Xbox   One  and Wii U for $568.98 -  GameStop , the store that offers a massive catalog of games, consoles and consumer electronics, on Friday announced an offer called "Pre-owned Next Generation Hardware Bundle", including a  PlayStation 4 , a  Xbox   One  and a  Nintendo Wii U  consoles ...

Hi-Tech Underestimated Demand Caused Xbox One Elite Controller Shortage
Author: 0 Underestimated Demand Caused Xbox One Elite Controller Shortage

The issues with framerate don't seem isolated at all. With no new stocks coming in, gamers have no choice but to wait for  Microsoft  to produce or just purchase the  Xbox One  Elite model console for $500. Yesterday,  Microsoft  gave us a look at the new batch of discounted games as part of their  Countdown to 2016  sale.   While the framerate is not an issue for every title, it should be something to consider before getting these games for the  Xbox One .

Hi-Tech Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe Specs, Design, Release Date
Author: 0 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe Specs, Design, Release Date

The video shows the camouflaged version of the auto undergoing comprehensive testing in different locations, climate conditions, and roads. Given the high popularity of the Mercedes E Class product line in India, it's quite certain that Mercedes India will introduce the next generation model in the country in late-2016.

Hi-Tech Finally Volume For Play Station Vita Making Its Way On January 5
Author: 0 Finally Volume For Play Station Vita Making Its Way On January 5

If we take a closer look at the game, we can clearly see that Banner Saga's universe is inspired from the nordic Viking legends, and the atmosphere itself seem to be more on the lines of Skyrim. The news was confirmed Wednesday on Twitter by PlayStation's Gio Corsi, who spoke at the PS Experience expo earlier in December to make some announcements about the Vita.

Hi-Tech Unlocked Moto G 2015 Marshmallow Update Released
Author: 0 Unlocked Moto G 2015 Marshmallow Update Released

Talking about the latest version, Marshmallow has its own user-friendly outlook and consumes less battery in Dock mode. This makes sense; Moto X Pure Edition is the first device to outbreak Kernel version. In addition, the Android 6.0 build that was rolled out by Motorola is closer to the stock version released by Google, so Moto G users will be able to see all the changes and improvements that are available for the new Android platform, including the Google Now on Tap and Doze features, ...

Hi-Tech YouTube mad at T-Mobile for throttling video traffic
Author: 0 YouTube mad at T-Mobile for throttling video traffic

The beauty of a network that is simply a series of "dumb pipes" is that it will give you the content that you request without prioritizing it or any other content - it's a simple transaction of requesting and receiving. Launched in November, Binge On is a T-Mobile video service that allows T-Mobile subscribers to watch video from content partners without it counting against customer data plans.

Hi-Tech PC, PS4 and Xbox One Games Discounts From Amazon
Author: 0 PC, PS4 and Xbox One Games Discounts From Amazon

In fact, according to an article on Internet Matters, 59% of the games released in 2013 were deemed violent by the PEGI rating board. This week, the sale includes titles such as "Borderlands: The Handsome Collection" which, from US$59.99, is now down to just US$30 or US$24 if you have a Gold subscription.

Hi-Tech Samsung Galaxy A9 Gets Certified By TENAA
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy A9 Gets Certified By TENAA

The handset comes in white, gold and pink color variants. The handset is believed to come with a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED display and 1440p resolution, complete with next-gen Gorilla Glass 5 protection,  GSM Arena  reported. Galaxy A9  (0.29-inch) is slightly thicker than A8 (0.23 inches) but the company has packed in a bigger battery. Also tipped is that the USB port, headphone port, and the speaker grille all are placed at the bottom.

Author: 0 YouTube says T-Mobile is downgrading videos. Does that violate net neutrality?

The company reported that T-Mobile's new "Binge-On" program is raising a new issue as federal regulators examine the wireless carrier's streaming-video strategy. Customers might be more likely to watch video from a Binge On service rather than one whose viewing counts toward the data caps. Video services that cooperate with T-Mobile by meeting the company's "technical criteria" have their videos exempted from customers' data caps.

Hi-Tech IPhone 7 Alleged Prototype Leaked in a New Video
Author: 0 IPhone 7 Alleged Prototype Leaked in a New Video

We've known for a while that Apple was working on the next-generation iPhone, but a new video coming from China allegedly shows one of the prototypes that the company has tested in a Foxconn factory. It could've been easily faked, just for some views perhaps. According to the one who shared the video, it was shot in the Foxconn assembly line. Nope, we're still not convinced.

Hi-Tech TaiG iOS 9.2 Jailbreak Release Coming Soon, Confirmed
Author: 0 TaiG iOS 9.2 Jailbreak Release Coming Soon, Confirmed

This post has been taken down as well. We're guessing that the hackers have found an exploit in iOS 9.2 and they've continued working on the jailbreak tool, which isn't fully complete, but it will be soon, and it will be released to the public.

Hi-Tech HTC, Huawei to release new smartphones in 1Q16, says paper
Author: 0 HTC, Huawei to release new smartphones in 1Q16, says paper

About a week ago, HTC began teasing a new and upcoming smartphone succeeding the One A9, and although this bit of detail has not been officially confirmed, it looks like the Taiwanese manufacturer's next release will be another mid-range smartphone.

Hi-Tech Ford Fiesta RS Reportedly Due In 2017 With 246 HP
Author: 0 Ford Fiesta RS Reportedly Due In 2017 With 246 HP

In any case, according to Autobild we have another year to find out how the Fiesta RS will evolve as it predicts we'll have to wait until 2017 until Ford brings the auto to market. The new Ford Focus RS looks set to be a triumph for Ford, with its 4WD powertrain, drift mode and 345bhp from its 2.3 litre EcoBoost engine. Further features include a black painted front grille and body colour rear spoiler, unique 16in black alloy wheels, rear privacy glass and black a front aerofoil and rear ...

Hi-Tech Facebook Inc (NASDAQ: FB) Follows Alphabet (GOOG) In Dropping Flash Videos
Author: 0 Facebook Inc (NASDAQ: FB) Follows Alphabet (GOOG) In Dropping Flash Videos

Facebook users across the world on major web browsers can now experience the new HTML5 video format, which the social networking site has already been using on its mobile apps. Adobe Flash - it used to form the underpinnings of most of the videos you watch and browser games you blew hours at a time on. This has had a bumpy road to adoption, with a lack of agreement as to which video coding format or formats should be supported in browsers, but many developers and online services have begun ...

Hi-Tech Windows Phone 8.1 Is
Author: 0 Windows Phone 8.1 Is

Now, it's official that WP 8.1 owners may have to wait until 2016 to experience the brilliant Windows 10, according to Mary Jo Foley of ZDNet . Current Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 users with compatible phones can update to the latest build by subscribing to the Windows Insider program , but while those builds have gotten much more stable in recent releases they still aren't production-ready and probably shouldn't be installed on phones you rely on.

Hi-Tech Acura To Sell NSX Sports Car Starting At $156000
Author: 0 Acura To Sell NSX Sports Car Starting At $156000

The Acura NSX's $156K price is roughly the same as a Porsche 911 Turbo in the U.S., a vehicle that costs $365,000 in Australia - not including on-road costs. Acura plans to launch an online configurator at that time to aid them in the process. At approximately twice the price of a new Corvette Z06, Acura is in uncharted territory with its built-to-order halo auto.

Hi-Tech Muhammad Ali Hits at Trump and 'Misguided Murderers' Sabotaging Islam
Author: 0 Muhammad Ali Hits at Trump and 'Misguided Murderers' Sabotaging Islam

Among all religious groups, Muslims tend to be viewed the least favorable by Americans, who view them roughly the same way they view atheists. Meanwhile, our men and women in uniform are stepping up our campaign to destroy ISIL. That's how they recruit. "We as Muslims have to stand up to those who use Islam to advance their own personal agenda", said Ali. "Across the country, Americans are reaching out to their Muslim friends, neighbours and co-workers - to let them know we're here for ...

Hi-Tech Blaine Gabbert: Lackluster performance in loss to Browns
Author: 0 Blaine Gabbert: Lackluster performance in loss to Browns

It's hard to look at any downside in the aftermath, as the Browns manhandled their opponent Sunday, thrashing the travel-weary and generally very bad San Francisco 49ers, 24-10. It wasn't the most ideal reaction for Manziel by slamming a tablet into his skull numerous times, but the reaction seemed to please Browns head coach Mike Pettine, who didn't see the reaction until after the game.

Hi-Tech Apple iPad vs Surface Pro: Which tablet should you get for Christmas?
Author: 0 Apple iPad vs Surface Pro: Which tablet should you get for Christmas?

As stated in the  report , there are consumers complaining of the battery continuing to drain despite the cover closing or the device being put into sleep mode. In fact, drivers have often been the cause of problems experienced on new devices, and  Microsoft  is now working with its partners to improve compatibility on Surface devices.

Hi-Tech Black Ops 3 Remains Top Seller In UK Heading Into Christmas
Author: 0 Black Ops 3 Remains Top Seller In UK Heading Into Christmas

However, the console fortunes have turned and that means it is now PS4 owners that will get Black Ops III DLC first. Massive deposits of Element 115 have been discovered, and deliver new gameplay , exciting plot twists, and surprises that fans of Zombies will greatly appreciate.

Hi-Tech Cortana gains Microsoft Health integration
Author: 0 Cortana gains Microsoft Health integration

Cortana is an important part of Windows 10 , and the company is trying their best to make sure the digital assistant can work with nearly all their apps and services. With the improved Cortana app, users will also get missed call alert on their Windows 10 PC and it will allow the system to text back the caller. IDC analyst David Schubmehl told us that expanding Cortana's reach is "probably a pretty good idea for Microsoft".

Hi-Tech Steam Winter Sales Just Days Away! [Leaked]
Author: 0 Steam Winter Sales Just Days Away! [Leaked]

The report also speculated that if Valve comes up with the model similar to November sale, fans can expect a daily announcement for new games at discounted price for a week. If we find out what time the Steam Winter Sale starts in the U.S., we will update this for you as necessary - however, previous year it started at 10 am Pacific, 1 PM Eastern and 6 PM UK so that's something to bear in mind.

Hi-Tech Muhammad Ali Hits Trump
Author: 0 Muhammad Ali Hits Trump

Ali's political  statements  were not received with open arms during his career, but they're needed more than ever now. "In the wake of the attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, I know a lot of Americans are asking - 'what can I do?' First, as always, we have to stay vigilant", Mr.

Hi-Tech Newly-fangled Honda Ridgeline pickup unfurl at Detroit auto show
Author: 0 Newly-fangled Honda Ridgeline pickup unfurl at Detroit auto show

The all-new  2017 Ridgeline  Super Bowl  commercial  is  Honda's  brand's return to the Big Game after taking one year break. "We developed this new  Honda  Ridgeline to offer something new and fundamentally better suited to the way many buyers use their truck", said  Honda  senior vice president Jeff Conrad.

Author: 0 IPad Pro Defender Series Case now available for pre-order

Noted from both sources, one would assume that 3D Touch or a similar technology will not be available on iPhones or iPads until after the fall of 2016. The iPad Air 3 is expected to be unveiled in March along with a 4-inch iPhone as well as the second iteration of the Apple Watch. The iPad Pro is an impressive machine with its A9X 64-bit Chip along with M9 motion co-processor.

Hi-Tech Nintendo 'NX' Free-Form Touch Controller Sneak Peek Revealed; A Hint To Upcoming Console?
Author: 0 Nintendo 'NX' Free-Form Touch Controller Sneak Peek Revealed; A Hint To Upcoming Console?

Though the patent doesn't elaborate, there could be other seemingly physical buttons embedded within the touchscreen. However, as the patent application goes on, it starts to go a bit odd. The touch panel may be resistive or capacitive and could cover nearly the entire display area of the screen. A Wall Street Journal report earlier this year suggested the NX would be a mobile/console hybrid, including a portable device that "could either be used in conjunction with the console or ...

Hi-Tech Sprint's LG G4 is Getting Marshmallow!
Author: 0 Sprint's LG G4 is Getting Marshmallow!

And while Sprint G4 owners did have to wait two months for their update, it's still impressive to see that a carrier pushed Android 6.0 to the G4 before 2015 is out. After all, major updates like this one are usually quite large.   The update is rolling out as we speak, but it may take a few days to reach all devices so don't worry if you don't see it right away.

Hi-Tech Acura Precision concept previewed ahead of Detroit Auto Show
Author: 0 Acura Precision concept previewed ahead of Detroit Auto Show

Customers can order the new NSX starting on February 25, 2016 at authorized NSX retailers. O.K., from day one Acura has been rather transparent as to estimating the msrp of what is arguably the most advanced, and driver intuitive sports vehicle in the auto industry today.

Author: 0 Here's why Sunny Leone remains the top searched Indian celebrity for second

In January 2016, she will be seen in a double role in Milap Zaveri's sex comedy " Mastizaade ". Deepika Padukone: Considered to be the reigning queen of Bollywood, it's no surprise that Deepika is on the list. His rendition of the hit 90s song "Dheere Dheer Se" featuring Hrithik Roshan and Sonam Kapoor was a smash hit and loved by fans all over the world. Actor Alia Bhatt, Katrina Kaif maintained one spot each.

Hi-Tech Wyden slams latest version of cybersecurity bill
Author: 0 Wyden slams latest version of cybersecurity bill

In closed-door, late-night negotiations over a so-called omnibus spending bill to fund the government for the next year, congressional leaders quietly inserted the Cybersecurity Act of 2015, aka CISA. The law's supporters say it will encourage companies and the government to share information to thwart cyber attacks. "Only if the president would certify that they can't do the job would it go to someone else", Schiff told The Hill Wednesday afternoon.

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