Report: Soon you'll watch DirecTV on your large screen set using the AT&T Mobile TV Cast Moto Mod

Just the other day, we told you that next month, Amazon’s Alexa will be accessible through a new Moto Mod that will attach to the back of Moto Z and Moto Z2 handsets. Now, a report published today states that Motorola and AT&T have partnered to develop the AT&T Mobile TV Cast Moto Mod. With this accessory, you will be able connect to a compatible television set allowing you to watch DirecTV on a larger screen.

Of course, for this to have any value, you have to be a subscriber to DirecTV Now. This is an app that features streaming video in the form of live TV channels and on-demand …


Snap and NBCUniversal to open TV studio for mobile programming

Snapchat parent Snap is teaming up with NBCUniversal to build a television studio that will provide content for mobile devices. The studio will produce scripted content like situation comedies and dramas. Each company will be a half-owner of the studio and the joint venture has already signed Mark and Jay Duplass as its first creative hires. The bet being made by both companies is that mobile content needs to be produced differently than programming for that giant screen in the living room. Former NBC Entertainment’s senior VP of current programming, Lauren Anderson, will take the job of chief …

YouTube TV gains voice control on Google Home and Google Home Mini

Google has just announced it has improved its YouTube TV service with voice control support on Google Home and Google Home Mini. The search giant also confirmed Google Home Max will receive the same feature soon.

Obviously, you can only use it in those U.S. cities where Google’s YouTube TV service is available, and you’ll also require a subscription. If you don’t have a YouTube TV subscription yet, you can get one now ($35 per month) and receive a Chromecast for free (limited-time offer).

In order to cast YouTube TV on your TV, you must set up your Google …

Amazon's 'Jack Ryan' is a spy for the Peak TV age

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James Bond. Jason Bourne. Jack Bauer. Don’t lump Jack Ryan in with all these other dudes with J-names, even if they share a history of espionage and action. If Amazon and producers Carlton Cuse and Graham Roland have their way. 

“Jack is a classic American hero,” Cuse said at New York Comic Con. “The thing that was really exciting for Graham and me was that we could do it for Amazon and do an eight-hour version.” 

This is the era of reinvention: Beloved properties and characters are being revamped, rebooted, resurrected and forced into sequels in every direction, but the opportunity to experiment with television, particularly with streaming, was irresistible to the producers. Read more…

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NVIDIA Shield TV gets major Experience 6.0 update bringing Google Assistant, many improvements

Shortly after Google announced its Assistant will be available on Android TV starting today, NVIDIA confirmed its new SHIELD Experience 6.0 update for the Shield TV will indeed bring Google Assistant among other improvements.

Besides Google Assistant SHIELD Experience 6.0 adds a couple of other important new features like YouTube 360, which makes the Shield TV the first streamer to support this type of video.

Also, through SmartThings Link, Shield TV will allow its users to control hundreds of smart devices around their home with automated routines and voice …

Google Assistant is coming to Android TV, NVIDIA Shield TV gets it first

Six months after it promised to bring its Assistant to Android TV, Google kept its promise and announced the digital personal assistant will be rolled out to select devices starting today.

The first device to benefit from Google’s Assistant is NVIDIA Shield TV, while the Sony Bravia TVs will get it in the coming months.

Google Assistant will arrive on the Shield TV as an update, so make sure that you accept the update and press the remote’s mic button after the device restarts.

With Google Assistant, you can now tell your Shield TV what to play by …

Google announces YouTube TV service is now available on select Android tablets

YouTube TV service has been expanding in many US cities in the last couple of months. However, the Google’s service was not available on Android tablets until recently.

Today, the Mountain View company announced YouTube TV comes to bigger Android screens. Unfortunately, Google doesn’t mention which are the Android tablets that now support YouTube TV, but we do know for sure that in order for the mobile app to work it requires Android 5.0 Lollipop or higher.

YouTube TV service costs $35 per month but comes with up to 6 accounts per household. It allows subscribers to simultaneously …

NVIDIA permanently drops the base price of the Shield TV to $179 to compete with Apple's TV 4K

In a move meant to make one of its products more competitive on the market, NVIDIA announced it has cut down the price of its Shield TV set-top box by $20. While that might not sound much, it’s no coincidence that the base price of the NVIDIA Shield TV starts at $179, the same as Apple’s TV 4K.

The bad news is aside from the 16GB streaming device, you’ll only get the remote. For an additional $59, you can buy the game controller as well. In fact, NVIDIA offers another bundle for $199 that includes the remote and game controller, so if you’re into Android gaming, …

Increasing Need For Liver Transplant In India

Biliary Atresia, a condition leading to liver damage and there arises the need for liver transplantation. A liver transplant is removing a diseased liver and replacing it with a healthy one via surgery. A congenial deformity in which the liver is not connected to the bile duct and the bile juice is not able to go to small intestine, affects the liver because of accumulation of bile juice in the body. Statistics show that 75% of the liver damages are occurring because of this cholestatic liver disease, Biliary Atresia.

Other medical conditions for liver transplantations are Wilson’s disease, jaundice, liver cancer and intrahepatic cholestasis. A patient is need of a liver transplant only when the patient is having any chronic condition that has prevented it from normal function. Liver transplantation if done successfully would last for a long time. The regenerating capability of liver is much better than any other organs thus making the transplantation successful for many years. The advancement of technology and science facilitates the liver transportation more successful in India.

The first successful liver transplantation was carried out in 1998 by Chief Hepatobiliary and Liver Transplant Surgeon Dr.A.S.Soin, who is the founder of Liver Transplant India, Medanta Liver institute, Medanta, Gurgaon. As the founder of Best liver transplant centre In India, he with his team has done more than 2000 transplants in India at his liver transplant centre at Medanta. Dr.AS.Soin, a pioneering liver plant surgeon is doing nearly 30 transplants in a month. Other than Liver Plant Surgery, he has also done 12000 complex surgeries in gall bladder, bile duct in his 27 years of career. He has also received various awards for his excellence in Surgery and Transplantation.

Nowadays Liver Transplant in India has become common and the need for liver donor is becoming high. There are about 20,000 patients who are in need of liver transplant and about 500 patients only are able to do transplant. The main cause for the sudden trigger in the increase of liver malfunction is the obesity in the patients. Children who are affected by Hepatitis A virus are much prone to liver malfunction. The cost for liver transplant surgery in India is much less compared to other countries. If the surgery is carried on time, there will be success rate of 80%. There should be close follow-up of the patient after transplant, and the patient can return to complete normal condition after transplant.

Source: Crazzy Paul
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The iPhone 8, Apple Watch 3 and Apple TV 4K are now shipping

If you have pulled the trigger on an iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3, or an Apple TV 4K pre-oder, you’d be delighted to hear that the gear is now marked as shipping, and you should be receiving the due date notification very soon, if you haven’t already – surprise, surprise, it’s September 22.
As usual, Apple is on the ball when it comes to release dates, so tomorrow you could be getting the new Apple iPhones, wearables or TV pucks right on your doorsteps, or you can simply waltz into an Apple Store (pardon, a Town Square), and grab the goods while they are hot, …