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Microsoft Word Gets ‘Read Aloud’ Feature to Help People With Dyslexia

  Microsoft Word now has a new 'Read Aloud' feature that has been finely tuned for users with dyslexia. The Read Aloud feature is similar to the existing Read Mode that came out in December, The Verge reported on Wednesday. The software giant has been testing text-to-speech features in Word for quite some

AMD Radeon RX Vega 56, RX Vega 64 GPUs, and Threadripper 1900X Announced

  AMD has formally announced a return to the enthusiast-class gaming space with new graphics cards based on its next-generation Vega architecture. The new AMD Radeon RX Vega series takes on Nvidia'shigher-end GeForce GTX 10-series cards, targeting gamers who want 4K quality and variable refresh rates. The new cards will be positioned above the existing Radeon

iPhone 8 Launch on Track, Signals Apple; Reports Strong iPhone Sales

  Apple on Tuesday delivered surprisingly strong fiscal third-quarter earnings and signalled that its upcoming 10th-anniversary phone lineup is on schedule, driving the stock up 6 percent to an all-time high in after-hours trading. The stock climbed above its intraday record high to $159.10 after the company reported better-than-expected iPhone sales, revenue and earnings

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Specifications Leak, 6GB of RAM Expected

Samsung has already announced that the company will launch the Galaxy Note 8 smartphone on August 23 and several leaked renders have given a fairly good idea about the handset's design. Now, the final specifications that will be offered by the smartphone have also been leaked and suggest that the upcoming Galaxy Note series flagship will pack

LG V30 Confirmed to Sport 6-Inch FullVision P-OLED QHD+ Display

  LG is set to launch the much rumoured LG V30 smartphone soon, and new information about the smartphone keeps trickling in regularly. In fresh reports, LG has now confirmed that the company is making the switch to OLED in its upcoming flagship, which will sport a FullVision display - meaning really less

Samsung Flip Phone SM-G9298 With Dual Displays Launched in China

  Samsung launched its W2017 flip phone in China last year and now the South Korean company has introduced its successor - Samsung SM-G9298 - for the same market. Notably, the Samsung G-9298, aka Leader 8 aka Leadership 8 (translated from Chinese), comes with a more powerful processor and improved optics over the W2017 and has been made available

OPPO R11 with Snapdragon 835 SoC spotted on Geekbench

Oppo R11 and R11 Plus were announced sometime in June. These smartphones were the first ones in the global market to employ the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 mobile platform. However, a new Geekbench benchmark listing that has surfaced online has come as a surprise. We say so as the listing shows the

Advanced Vision Algorithm Helps Robots Learn to See in 3D

Robots are reliable in industrial settings, where recognizable objects appear at predictable times in familiar circumstances. But life at home is messy. Put a robot in a house, where it must navigate unfamiliar territory cluttered with foreign objects, and it's useless. Now researchers have developed a new computer vision algorithm that

Lego Boost Review: The Best Robot Kit for Kids

Toys that teach kids to code are as hot in 2017 as Cabbage Patch Kids were in 1983, and for good reason. For today's generation of children, learning how to program is even more important than studying a second language. Though there are many robot kits on the market that

3D-Printed “Earable” Sensor Monitors Vital Signs

Fitness-tracking wristbands and bracelets have mostly been used to count steps and monitor heart rate and vital signs. Now engineers have made a 3D-printed sensor that can be worn on the ear to continuously track core body temperature for fitness and medical needs. The “earable” also serves as a hearing aid. And it could be a

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