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HP Spectre X360: The Remake of Late 2016 and It Is Impressive and Stylish – Check Specs, Features and Price

HP Spectre X360

HP has announced the updates for its high-end popular laptops like Spectre x360, and Powerful Envy 13. These laptops get a larger battery and the design updates.  HP Spectre X360 includes a smaller footprint and new edge-to-edge display.

On the other hand, there are entirely refreshing looks in design for Envy with the Intel’s latest processors. This brand new Spectre x360 having an ability to rotate the display completely, till behind the keyboard. It has the design in narrow style and the edge-to-edge display.

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The latest model comes with a full 11.8mm narrower than before. According to the company, it claims the battery backup which lasts till 15 hours between the charges. This is 25% improvement than the earlier one.

HP Spectre X360 is effective and efficient on the system. The Battery charging time can gain up to 90 percent in 90 minutes. HP Spectre x360 is on-boarded with seventh-generation Core i5 or Core i7 processor. You can choose the RAM options, as per your requirement up to 16 GB. The storage capacity can be supported up to 1TB SSD.

Walking through the specifications of sturdy and stylish premium laptop HP Spectre x360.

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HP Spectre x360 Specifications

  • Processor: 7th Gen Intel Core i5 or Core i7
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 620 (Up to 8258 MB)
  • Display: 3-inch Full HD IPS (Multitouch-enabled)
  • RAM: 8 or 16 GB LPDDR3 SDRAM
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home
  • SSD (Solid-State Drive) :    512 GB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD
  • Audio: Bang & Olufsen with Quad speakers
  • Weight :    85 Lb. (1.3kg)
  • Webcam: HP TrueVision FHD IR Webcam
  • Keyboard: Island-Style Backlit keyboard
  • Battery life: Up to 14 hours and 15 minutes
  • HP Fast Charge :    0 to 90% charge in approx. 90 mins
  • Ports: 2 USB 3.1 Type-C Thunderbolt
  • 1 Headphone/ microphone combo
  • 1 USB 3.1 Type-A Gen 1.

HP’s Spectre x360 will be available from starting of October, and the price ranging starts from $1,159 and up.

Facebook Events App is Out Now for App Store, Know How it Works

Did you know more than 700 million people using Facebook every month!!! Wow! Why because groups are useful for everything from marketing to catch with their friends. The social network first removed Messenger from Facebook app to the anxiety of many users.

Then the company has created Groups App and now they launched Events app. As per the reports of Facebook, more than 100 million people use Facebook events every day. With hundreds and thousands of millions of events shared on Facebook every year, the fear of missing out is becoming the thing of out.

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Now the Facebook has come up with new Events app, which designed for event seekers who are passionate about keeping the events nearby and finding the things to do with their friends. Whether you are looking for something you what to do in this weekend or just wondering what’s happening in your area, through Events, you can know them all.

Events App is Out Now for App Store, Know How it Works

How Events app Works?

  • When you open Events, you can quickly catch up with the new events that your friends are interested in.
  • If you’re looking forward to doing something this weekend or right now, you can just browse from the events recommendation based on yours interests, time and location.
  • You can explore the events happening where you are or in the places you are interested in going using the interactive map.

You can also search for the events in any city if you are ahead of planning a trip.

Finally, you can keep track of your events by using the calendar, which lets you see which days you have already attended the event and when you are free.

The actions you take on events in the app are also visible and available on Facebook. Through this, your friends can see what you interested and what you have shared with them even they don’t have the app.

‘Events’ available on Apple App Store for iPhone users, and expected to coming soon for Android mobiles.

Source: FB Newsroom

Duo is Replacing Hangouts from its List of Preinstalled Apps

Google Duo

Are you confused about what’s replacing Hangouts? Well, it is Google Duo. Allo may be the future of Google Messaging efforts, but it is Duo which replaces Hangouts as one of the pre-installed apps on the future Android phones.

In an email sent out to Google Mobile Service Partners on 5th October, the company explained that Hangouts is moving to optional status in the Google Apps package for Android beginning from 1st December. As per the message details, Google is dropping out Hangouts, and that may bundle for upcoming mobiles.

Google Duo is the Most Popular App in Google Play

“Today, we are announcing that Google Duo will replace Hangouts within the suite of core GMS apps, and Hangouts will become GMS Optional for telephony products. This change will take effect on December 1, 2016”.

It looks like Google is focusing towards other solutions. Allo and Hangouts are the core messaging apps while Duo used for video calling. It should be noted that Hangouts is not completely dead, but it is unbundled from mandatory Google apps package.

If you want to continue this application on your Android phone, you need to head to the PlayStore and download. Hangouts will be an optional pre-installed app. And this means users can ship it with their devices, but most probably, won’t.

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While the Duo application comes as a preinstalled app on every single Android device released after 1st December.

It is expected that at some point of time. Allo will also get similar treatment since the company faces stiff competition from the rival messaging apps like Facebook Messanger and Whatsapp. Therefore, Allo not a part of pre-installed apps list.

Gotcha!! Gotta catch ‘em all!!! Norwegian’s Prime Minister, Erna Solberg caught playing Pokémon Go during Parliamentary Debate

Norway Prime Minister Playing Pokémon Go

Why Norway Prime Minister Gone Crazy on Pokémon Go???

Norway’s politicians might require ratifying legislation by playing Pokémon Go during meetings and debates of parliament in Storting.  It was first, Trine Skei Grande (46 yrs), the leader of Norway’s Liberal Party, got busted playing it during the meeting on national security. Foreign and defence affairs committee back in the month of August hearing about the proposed military base shut-downs in the country.

It’s not the first time a member of the government has been caught playing the game in the chamber. But now, it was the Prime Minister herself, Erna Solberg (55 yrs).  She has been pictured playing Pokémon Go during a debate in Norway’s parliament. This shows the heights of Pokémon Go mania.

In fact, the minister who was at the Dias, Trine Skei Grande, snapped by cameras in August playing the game Pokémon Go during a national security meeting! Is the process of governance that boring?  Why even the world leaders are falling for the game’s spell??

Gotta catch ’em all, even if you’re busy running a country, debates can get pretty boring.

Governing is not only concerned with all the big, long speeches and campaign trails. There also is a lot of boring, banal humdrum, for which the Norway’s Prime Minister shows us an effective solution.

Pokémon Go, an augmented and live reality game that bets the players find and catch Pokémon characters in the real world scenarios.

The 55 old leader, Solberg trying to “catch ‘em all” and being a fan of Pokémon Go is not at all a secret. During a recent official trip to Slovakia, she told the reporters that she was keen to take a short break from her official duties to play the game hunting for Pokémon monsters. She then yet had some 10km eggs to hatch.

Grande being amused by the hot news, tweeting: “She heard what I said; we ladies can do two things at the same time you know.”

For which the leader of Norway’s political conservative party and Prime Minister of the country. Solberg replied: “I think that Trine will like that I opened the game while she was in the pulpit.”

However, this issue led to the criticism towards Norway’s PM from colleagues. After she was seen playing Pokémon Go during a Parliamentary hearing.

She is not the only one Norwegian politician who plays the game. Pokémon Go Mania also has peaked in U.S. But this mobile game is still popular among Norwegian politicians, with the evidence as the captured clicks. PM Solberg had her phone out not during a break or boring hold up. But during a very active debate while another minister was speaking.

The Pokémon Go fever may have been receding in the US but it is still raging in Norway.

The game’s huge popularity led to numerous unintended consequences.  In the US, four armed robbers lured unsuspecting players to a remote car park to rob them. While in another incident a US player doddered across a dead body.

The Washington DC’s Holocaust museum resorted to asking Pokémon Go players to vacate the premises. And a warning is given to the players in Bosnia about the dangers of venturing too far and stepping on landmines.

An alert warning is given to all the players around the world to take care crossing roads and not to play it while driving. A woman died, who was reportedly playing the game after being knocked down by a motorist in Japan.

The State Broadcaster NRK said, “It is pure and simple disrespectful to sit and play Pokémon during such a serious hearing.”

Halvar Ronneberg, group leader for the Progress Party in Andoy Ronnenberg said Grande’s Pokemon hunting “also shows a lack of respect for voters and those who are here in the Parliament today on an important mission.”

Grande said that she had stopped playing the game after complaints from her colleagues but during the break. She defended herself from the accusation that her actions were disrespectful and disobeying. Saying that she has a head that ‘listens better when she is doing brain dead’ activities. She also told VG “Some of us have heads that listen better when we can do something brain-dead on the side and we’re not all alike. More sensational things came up during the hearing than this.”

Ironically, Erna Solberg snapped playing the game while her co-politician. Trine Skei Grande is the one who has also been caught playing the game while addressing the house.

Some might also argue that Solberg is only doing her patriotic duty. The Government Pension Fund has invested in Nintendo. Through which the sovereign wealth fund has gotten a nice boost up from the Pokémon Go craze, earning at least $148 million due to its popularity.

Oculus Reveals Touch Controllers and Earphones, Ready for Pre-Order from October 10

Oculus

Oculus has announced the Earphones and Touch Controllers during the company’s third annual Oculus Connect developer conference. These touch controllers also include the additional sensor and a connector for Rock Band VR.

The buyers who do pre-order will get two free games, ‘VR Sports’ and The Unspoken. During the launch of controllers, there are dozens of new titles available. Oculus Earphones for Rift also announced in the launch, which offers a substantial bass response.

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According to the company, it maintains an excellent mid/high level for a well-balanced sound signature. These earphones even included with the passive noise isolation for not getting distracted.

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Apart from these hardware accessories, Oculus has also unveiled Oculus Avatars. This lets you customize your VR identity from more than billion variations available. These Avatars were available at the touch launch and for the mobile in next year.

Another interesting feature introduced is Oculus Parties. This lets you start a voice call up to with eight people from anywhere in the VR. So this enables you to meet up with your friends in VR instantly.

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You can hangout, watch movies or both can launch the same app simultaneously. In coming weeks both the Parties and rooms are getting shipped for Gear VR, with the rift launch is scheduled in early 2017.

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Mark, Facebook CEO has shared some VR chat features for the Rift which includes the live video call, games, and selfie with the virtual avatar. Facebook Co-Founder comes with the demo of the standalone VR headset. This Oculus product platform is very portable and also includes inside-out tracking.

These touch controllers come with the price tag of $199, and Touch Earphones comes with the price $49. These accessories will shipped from December 2016. So guys who want to pre-order, have to wait till October 10, 2016.