iPhone With Dual-SIM Support Due in 2018, Apple Looking to Intel for Modems: Kuo

Amid the success story of the iPhone X, Apple is now reported to be bringing new iPhone models in 2018 with dual-SIM support. The Cupertino company is also rumoured to be in talks with Intel to provide 5G modems on a future iPhone to deliver a faster experience. Supporting two networks with dual-SIM card slots is quite common among handsets developed by companies like Samsung and Xiaomi. But if we believe the latest research note by KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the iPhone models that would be debuted in the second half of 2018, as the successors of…

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Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ Daydream support rolling out now

Google has announced that Daydream support for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ flagship smartphones “is rolling out now.” The announcement came in the form of a Google+ post from the official Google VR account. It’s worth noting that at-least a couple of major US carriers – T-Mobile and Verizon – have already rolled out updates that claimed to bring Daydream support, but users weren’t able to use the feature. However now, it seems like a server-side switch has been made, so you should be able to enjoy the functionality on your S8/S8+ unit. Some of…

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Flanagan signs GOP letter in support of Trump education secretary pick

Here is an expanded version of the second item from my “Albany Insider” column from Monday’s print editions: Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan has drawn heat for signing on to a letter from Republican officials from all 50 states supporting President Trump’s controversial pick of Betsy DeVos for education secretary. The letter to U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, the chairman of the Senate education committee, praised DeVos and urged a “swift confirmation process so that we together can get to work making classrooms a place for all children to thrive.” “We…

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Micromax Vdeo 1, Vdeo 2 With VoLTE Support, Video Calling Feature Launched

Micromax on Wednesday launched a new series of smartphones that it claims are designed to popularise video calling among Indians. Micromax has launched Vdeo 1 and Vdeo 2 smartphone with Google Duo preloaded, and also boast of 4G VoLTE support. The Vdeo 1 and Vdeo 2 are priced at Rs. 4,440 and Rs. 4,990 respectively, and come bundled with Reliance Jio SIMs. The company is also touting that the smartphone sport a ‘metal back cover’. The Micromax Vdeo 1 and Micromax Vdeo 2 come with Android 6.0 Marshmallow running out-of-the-box….

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Outlast 2 PS4 Pro Support Confirmed, Enhancements Detailed

While we broke the story earlier this week that Outlast 2 won’t support PlayStation VR at release, developer Red Barrels confirmed that Outlast 2 will support PS4 Pro! Speaking to Red Barrels President, Philippe Morin, we asked the upcoming horror game will benefit from the extra horsepower of the PS4 Pro. PlayStation LifeStyle: With PS4 Pro out in about a month, is Outlast 2 going to have a PS4 Pro mode or any improvements that can capitalize with the new console’s power? Philippe Morin: Yes it will.  It will have higher shadow…

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‘Cash shortage for special educational needs’ support

Schools in England are struggling to support the 1.1 million pupils with special needs or disabilities (SEND) in mainstream classrooms, a report says. A survey of 1,100 school leaders found delays to assessments, insufficient budgets and cuts to local authorities were hampering the ability to cope. The study by The Key, which provides leadership and management support to schools, calls for increased funding. The government says it has increased funding for those with “high needs”. Department for Education (DfE) statistics published last year showed there were more than 1.3 million…

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