28 Oct
2019

10 months agoEx-Chelsea striker Cascarino backing Arnautovic move

first_imgEx-Chelsea striker Cascarino backing Arnautovic moveby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveFormer Chelsea striker Tony Cascarino says they should move for West Ham striker Marko Arnautovic.Cascarino has even compared the charismatic West Ham star to Manchester United legend Eric Cantona.“You know the one player I’d really want to take? Arnautovic – I’d take him in a heartbeat,” Cascarino said. “I think he’d fit perfectly into Chelsea.“The thing with Arnautovic – he reminds me of that Eric Cantona mindset. He thinks he’s good enough to be up there at the top table, and he is.“He was dreadful at times last year but there’s a real player in there and he needs a challenge and maybe the challenge is West Ham?” TagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

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28 Oct
2019

a month agoAndrew Robertson: Liverpool will remain humble

first_imgAndrew Robertson: Liverpool will remain humbleby Paul Vegasa month agoSend to a friendShare the loveAndrew Robertson says Liverpool will not make the mistake of underestimating opponents this season.The Reds blew their Premier League lead to Manchester City last season with some poor results against smaller clubs.Asked if Liverpool could underestimate an opponent, he said: “No, we prepare for every game as if it’s our last because that’s the only game that’s in front of us.”Every game is like a cup final and that’s the game in front of us. Last season we were very good at never looking too far ahead at the games that you class as big games. Newcastle away last season, for example, we took care of that after Barcelona away.”We had Barcelona at home three days after but we took care of the games that we had to take care of because the next game is the most important.”That’s the attitude that we’ve taken and we can’t look at a busy September period because Newcastle had to be taken care of today. Luckily we’ve done that and now we focus on Napoli.”We don’t look too far ahead but we just focus on the next game because that’s how we get the best out of ourselves.” About the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

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28 Oct
2019

a month agoKaranka on Mourinho: Zidane has earned some Real Madrid credit

first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorCarlos VolcanoShare the loveHave your say Karanka on Mourinho: Zidane has earned some Real Madrid creditby Carlos Volcanoa month agoSend to a friendShare the loveAitor Karanka says Real Madrid should stand by coach Zinedine Zidane.The Frenchman is under huge pressure after a poor start to the season and this week’s 3-0 humbling at Champions League opponents PSG.But Karanka, a former Real defender and also assistant coach to Jose Mourinho, told AS: “Football goes very fast. When Zidane won the Champions League things were not going so well in the Liga and in the end there are always criticisms. And more in Madrid. “It is clear that this team has won a lot and has been reinforced. Now he’s having a bad time with injuries, but he’s a coach with three Champions Leagues and great players. He will be in the fight.”On Mourinho, he added: “He is waiting. This is new to him.”Asked if Mourinho could return, Karanka added: “We are in September and there is a world ahead. Zidane has won three European Cups and some credit must be given.” last_img read more

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28 Oct
2019

a month agoChelsea boss Lampard welcomes Klopp’s BVB comparison

first_imgChelsea boss Lampard welcomes Klopp’s BVB comparisonby Paul Vegasa month agoSend to a friendShare the loveChelsea boss Frank Lampard has welcomed praise from Jurgen Klopp ahead of Liverpool’s visit on Sunday.The German likened them to the youthful Borussia Dortmund side he developed.“I just respect him hugely. It was a nice thing for me going up against him in the Super Cup because I’ve got a huge respect,” said Lampard.“I love the way he’s come into that club, his charisma but not just that, professionally how he went in there and has his way and doesn’t mess about and quite rightly he’s got the success he deserves for how he works.“So I’ll take words from him as a fantastic and experienced coach about my players and what they’re doing and hopefully working in the right way, and be happy with that.” About the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

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28 Oct
2019

a month agoWatford keeper Foster admits ‘shock, embarrassment’ after Man City thrashing

first_imgWatford keeper Foster admits ‘shock, embarrassment’ after Man City thrashingby Paul Vegasa month agoSend to a friendShare the loveWatford goalkeeper Ben Foster admits Manchester City are the best team he’s faced after conceding eight goals yesterday.Speaking after the match, Foster conceded his side were far from their best, but said at times he could only stand and admire the way City were playing during the thrashing.”It’s probably a bit of shock, embarrassment,” said the goalkeeper when asked to describe his emotions.”I think we let ourselves down today and the fans a bit. The fans were giving it everything, all they’ve got, unfortunately we on the pitch didn’t give it all we have got.”As a keeper coming to City and Liverpool, if you let five in in 20 minutes you fear the worst, you think cricket scores. They are without doubt the best team I have ever played against. We were poor, didn’t lay a glove on them but at times it was breathtaking watching them.”You come away to City and I’m not joking, you come here and think if you keep it to two or three – they are so good. Them and Liverpool are a different level.” About the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

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28 Oct
2019

a month agoArsenal youngster Smith Rowe out for two weeks with concussion

first_imgArsenal youngster Smith Rowe out for two weeks with concussionby Freddie Taylora month agoSend to a friendShare the loveArsenal midfielder Emile Smith Rowe is set to miss two weeks of action after suffering a head injury against Nottingham Forest.Manager Unai Emery said after the 5-0 win that Smith Rowe’s collision with Forest skipper Jack Robinson wasn’t serious.The 19-year-old has suffered concussion and will not return to action for at least six days due to FIFA protocol.The Daily Mail adds that Arsenal will likely extend that break to two weeks given Smith Rowe’s age.It was the youngster’s first appearance this Eason after covering from injury. About the authorFreddie TaylorShare the loveHave your saylast_img

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27 Oct
2019

In Photos: Everything You Need To Know About Jen Lada, ESPN’s New Colin Cowherd Show Contributor

first_imgJen Lada speaking on ESPN.This summer, there will be a new face (and voice) on Colin Cowherd’s radio show on ESPN – Jen Lada. Lada, who is leaving Comcast Sports Net in Chicago to take the new gig, will be featured as a regular contributor on the show. There are also rumors that she’ll be featured on SportsCenter and a number of other programs on the network. Lada, now 34 years old, announced that she’d be leaving Comcast Sports Net in June, and she’s set to start at the Worldwide Leader in August.Thank you @CSNChicago for taking a chance on me, for trusting me to represent you well & for teaching me every day. pic.twitter.com/DSkk9FJzfa— Jen Lada (@JenLada) June 26, 2015How did she get her career started? Where is she from? And is she single? We’ve got those answers and more, along with a few photos of the rising star.In Photos: Everything You Need To Know About Jen Lada >>>Pages: Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7last_img read more

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27 Oct
2019

Newcastle seal Barreca loan from Monaco

first_imgNewcastle United have completed their first piece of January transfer business with a deadline day loan deal for Monaco left-back Antonio Barreca, on a six-month contract.The former Italy youth international arrives at St James’ Park from Ligue 1 on a temporary basis, with a view to a permanent deal in the summer if his stint meets expectations.The 23-year-old only joined Monaco last summer but the French outfit has suffered a tumultuous 2018-19 campaign that has seen them both hire and fire Thierry Henry as head coach. Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘There is no creativity’ – Can Solskjaer get Man Utd scoring freely again? ‘Everyone legged it on to the pitch!’ – How Foden went from Man City superfan to future superstar Emery out of jail – for now – as brilliant Pepe papers over Arsenal’s cracks What is Manchester United’s ownership situation and how would Kevin Glazer’s sale of shares affect the club? Speaking to the club’s NUTV channel following his arrival, Barreca expressed his excitement at linking up with the Magpies, admitting the lure of the club’s legacy and the Premier League was too good to pass up.“I am very happy to be here,” he stated. “I have accepted this challenge with a great deal of enthusiasm and I can’t wait to start.“I know that Newcastle is a big and historic club. I know that the people here really love football and that the fans are really behind the team.“I think that the Premier League is the best league, so for me, this is further motivation to do well.”Newcastle United are pleased to confirm that defender Antonio Barreca has joined the club on loan for the rest of the season, with an option to buy, from @AS_Monaco.Full story: https://t.co/ly3BJbHdUZ #NUFC pic.twitter.com/afB0RPiOCL— Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) January 31, 2019Barreca’s arrival is the first official arrival at the club this January, though the signing of Atlanta United star and Paraguay international Miguel Almiron is also expected to be confirmed later today.Commenting on his latest acquisition, manager Rafa Benitez, who has previously expressed his frustration at the lack of transfer action on Tyneside, added: “The left-back/left-wing-back position is one we’ve been looking to strengthen for a while.“He’s an Italy under-21 international who we know has quality, good delivery and is good going forward. He has the attributes, he has the quality and he has the characteristics that we look for.“Now we must see how quickly he can adapt, but we will try to help him and if he can give us more competition in this area, and more quality in the final third with his deliveries, the only thing I can see is a positive.”Newcastle, who delivered a shock victory over champions Manchester City on Tuesday, travel to face Tottenham at Wembley this weekend.last_img read more

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27 Oct
2019

Colin Cowherd Ranks Top 10 Coaches From SEC and Big Ten

first_imgColin Cowherd talking into a microphone.@theherd/twitterColin Cowherd ranked the top 10 coaches he would draft from the SEC and Big Ten.The battle between which conference is the best in college football wages on. The Big Ten and SEC are potentially the best conferences in college football, but which one is better? On his show, The Herd With Colin Cowherd, the host picked the 10 best college coaches from the SEC and Big ten.Cowherd’s take?He placed seven Big Ten coaches in his top 10, with just three coming from the SEC. The battle for the top spot came down to Alabama’s Nick Saban and Ohio State’s Urban Meyer. Alabama and Ohio State are the last two national champions, with Saban and Meyer leading their teams to the title.The Big Ten has better coaches than the SEC. pic.twitter.com/ZfLiLwFeGl— Herd w/Colin Cowherd (@TheHerd) October 13, 2016Urban Meyer, Ohio StateNick Saban, AlabamaJim Harbaugh, MichiganMark Dantonio, Michigan StateKirk Ferentz, IowaKevin Sumlin, Texas A&MPat Fitzgerald, NorthwesternBret Bielema, ArkansasPaul Chryst, WisconsinMike Riley, NebraskaAccording to Cowherd, Meyer is the best coach in college football. It’s a tough decision between Meyer and Saban, although the Alabama head coach does have four national championships in the past seven years. Cowherd made the point that Meyer beat Saban in their last battle, and he does have a tendency to turn programs around quickly.The battle between the SEC and Big Ten wages on.last_img read more

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26 Oct
2019

Jim Harbaugh Might Leave Scholarship Players Off His 2018 Roster

first_imgMichigan Wolverines head football coach Jim Harbaugh watches the action during the second quarter of the game against the Northwestern Wildcats.ANN ARBOR, MI – OCTOBER 10: Michigan Wolverines head football coach Jim Harbaugh watches the action during the second quarter of the game against the Northwestern Wildcats on October 10, 2015 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Wolverines defeated the Wildcats 38-0. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)There are currently a lot of players in Michigan’s football program. There are 154 players, to be exact (including incoming freshman, preferred walk-ons and tryout players.)That number will have to get down to 110 for fall camp. Jim Harbaugh revealed in his latest podcast that some scholarship players could be left out.A college football program is allowed to have 85 players on scholarship, so for some of those guys to not make the 110-player fall camp roster, several walk-ons would have had to pass them in Harbaugh’s eyes.That might be happening.“We posted it for the squad, so they know who was in the 110 as of June 1 and who is not in the 110 as of June 1. We do expect there will be movement, we hope it ignites competition in the summer,” Harbaugh said on his weekly podcast that was released on Tuesday. “Our guys know that 110 number is strictly based on merit. The team’s needs, talent, who is going to help at certain positions. Who the best players are.“There already are scholarship players who aren’t in the 110 and there are walk-ons, preferred walk-ons and tryout guys who are in the 110.”Harbaugh recently revealed that a walk-on running back was ahead of several former big recruits on the depth chart.It appears that Michigan has a bunch of walk-on and try-out guys playing well right now.Michigan opens its 2018 season on Sept. 1 against Notre Dame.last_img read more

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26 Oct
2019

“More” Could Reportedly Be Coming From Ohio State In The Coming Days

first_imgA closeup of Urban Meyer during an Ohio State football game.NEW ORLEANS, LA – JANUARY 01: Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes looks on prior to the All State Sugar Bowl against the Alabama Crimson Tide at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 1, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)Earlier this week, Ohio State began to release documents related to the investigation of Urban Meyer. The investigation, concluded last week, resulted in a three-game suspension for Meyer.The school has already released documents containing text messages between Urban Meyer, athletic director Gene Smith and associate director of football Jerry Emig. Also included in the documents were text messages between Urban Meyer’s wife, Shelley, and Courtney Smith.There is no end in sight though. According to college football insider Dennis Dodd, there will be more documents coming.“This probably will go on for a while,” Dodd said on Twitter.Get ready for more from tOSU: I’m told there will be more documents coming from the school as they relate to the Urban Meyer investigation as they become available. This probably will go on for a while.— Dennis Dodd (@dennisdoddcbs) August 29, 2018Ohio State’s investigative committee poured over documents for weeks, so it’s not surprising to see them released over time. There is a significant amount of information that went into the investigation, and Ohio State will control when it’s released to the public.Meanwhile, the football team prepares for a contest at home against Oregon State on Saturday.last_img read more

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26 Oct
2019

A High School Football Player Has Died After Injuries Suffered During A Game Friday Night

first_imgTwo generic NFL footballs.(Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)We’ve got some awful, awful news out of Zebulon, Georgia this Monday morning. A high school football player named Dylan Thomas, who played for Pike County, has died after sustaining injuries during a game this past Friday night.Thomas, who was a junior linebacker, was injured during his team’s game against Peach County High School. He was transported to a nearby hospital following the injury and underwent emergency surgery. He suffered from brain swelling and fell into a coma.His uncle, Nick Burgess, issued a grave update on Saturday. Sunday night, numerous reports confirmed that Thomas had passed away from his injuries.Alexa Liacko of FOX 5 reports that Thomas was just 16 years old.Things are not looking good at all. I can’t even describe the pain I am feeling. we will know the outcome in 12 hours….Posted by Nick Burgess on Saturday, September 29, 2018BREAKING: We’ve just received word from family that 16-year-Old Dylan Thomas has passed away. We have more information on this heartbreaking news in MINUTES on @FOX5Atlanta. ? #DylanStrong pic.twitter.com/wmtbzJkNOh— Alexa Liacko FOX 5 (@AlexaLiackoFOX5) October 1, 2018It’s unclear what kind of play led to Thomas’ injury.Our thoughts and prayers are with Thomas’ family and friends.last_img read more

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26 Oct
2019

William & Mary Football Player Reportedly Killed Thursday Night

first_imgA generic picture of three footballs next to a pylonWilliam & Mary football player Nate Evans was shot and killed on Thursday night in Norfolk, according to multiple reports and the university itself.According to PilotOnline.com, officers were called to the 800 block of W. 43rd St. last night just before midnight. They found Evans on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound.He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to WAVY.com. Evans was only 19 years old.“Our university and Athletics Department are part of a tight knit community, and Nate’s loss will be felt deeply,” W&M athletics director Samantha Huge said in a statement. “We have provided university counselors and psychologists to support Nate’s teammates, coaches and friends. Most importantly, our thoughts and prayers are with Nate’s family and friends during this difficult time.”William & Mary football player Nate Evans was shot and killed in Norfolk last night. He was found at 43rd Street, near Colley. Here’s a statement from Coach Mike London. #13NewsNow pic.twitter.com/HndBnZoTd9— Chenue Her 13News Now (@13ChenueHer) March 22, 2019A rising junior running back, Evans was the team’s second-leading rusher in 2018. In nine games (eight starts), he carried 70 times for 208 yards and two touchdowns while adding 10 receptions for 47 yards.As a freshman in 2017, Evans appeared in 10 games with six starts. He led the Tribe in rushing with 476 yards and three touchdowns on 119 carries.Our thoughts are with Evans’s friends and family as well as the W&M football community.Rest in peace, Nate.last_img read more

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26 Oct
2019

Johnny Manziel Dropped An Emotional Instagram Post About Making It Back To The NFL

first_imgcfl quarterback johnny manziel on the sidelineHAMILTON, ON – MAY 28: Johnny Manziel #2 of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats takes part in a preseason practice session at Ron Joyce Stadium on May 28, 2018 in Hamilton, Canada. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)For those wondering what Johnny Manziel will do next, stop wondering.The former NFL quarterback took to Instagram to stop the speculation about his future after the Alliance of American Football shuttered its doors last week.Manziel plans to make it back to the NFL.In an emotional post on Instagram, Manziel revealed he’ll be spending time with family in Texas and around the Texas A&M campus gearing up for a run at the NFL again.“For everyone asking me what the next move is and all the crazy assumptions out there, I’ll be the one to set it straight. I have one single goal right now and that is to get back to the NFL,” Manziel said on social media.“Until that call comes or the opportunity presents itself I will be working every single day to be prepared. I plan on spending time with my family in Texas and getting back around the University I love with all of my heart. Thank you for all the support over the years it truly means the world.”Manziel bounced around the Spring Football League, Canadian Football League and the AAF before its early demise.XFL Commissioner Oliver Luck suggested a spot could open up for Manziel in the XFL. However, it looks like Manziel has only one mission: make it back to the NFL.Stay tuned.last_img read more

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25 Oct
2019

I’m lost for words: Ashton Turner after sensational 43-ball 84 in Mohali

first_img commentary I’m lost for words: Ashton Turner after sensational 43-ball 84 in MohaliIndia vs Australia 4th ODI Mohali: Ashton Turner blasted a magnificent innings on Sunday to help Australia chase down 359 to win the match and level the 5-match series. No data available! view more view less advertisementcenter_img graphs scorecard India Today Web Desk MohaliMarch 10, 2019UPDATED: March 11, 2019 00:21 IST India vs Australia 4th ODI Mohali: Ashton Turner fifty took Australia to victory. (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSAshton Turner scored 84 not out to help Australia beat IndiaAustralia completed a record chase in their ODI historyTurner said he had a lot of fun batting in MohaliAshton Turner was overwhelmed after his heroic innings in Mohali helped Australia gun down 359 against India in the fourth ODI to complete their record chase in ODIs and level the five-match series 2-2 on Sunday. Turner, who was playing his first match of the series in place of an injured Marcus Stoinis played a memorable innings to get Australia home.Turner hit a sensational 43-ball 84 and knocked around all the Indian bowlers to get Australia to victory. Peter Handscomb’s 117 off 105 deliveries set it up and Turner finished the job.”I’m lost for words. I turned up to the ground today. Marcus Stoinis was doing his fitness test. He had a broken thumb, I thought he would play today and I would be carrying drinks. But I had to transition my mind from not playing to playing. I had a lot of confidence. I was ready to go if given a chance. It’s not every day that we get to play,” Turner said at the post-match presentation ceremony after winning the man-of-the-match award.INDIA VS AUSTRALIA 4TH ODI: REPORT | HIGHLIGHTSTurner accepted that he rode his luck as well at times but said that “batting is a lot of fun”.”I thought India played really well and it was a great game of cricket. Batting is a lot of fun, there were a few close calls, I know I didn’t nick the one that went upstairs, but heart was racing. Few drop catches, very fortunate. It doesn’t always happen,” Turner further said.advertisementTurner revealed that Australian great Matthew Hayden had spent a lot of time with him in the net and said it was great to sit and chat with him about batting.”Haydos [Hayden] has been great to me, privileged to get my cap from him, still nervous standing up and talking to him. He’s spent a lot of time with me in the nets, was a brilliant player of spin bowling. He’s a legend, great to sit down and chat with him. Nice to hear good words from him. Try my best to watch ball closely against spin, easier to watch than not watch it.”Also Read | Mohali crowd chant Dhoni, Dhoni after Rishabh Pant’s missed chances vs AustraliaAlso Read | DRS not consistent at all, says Virat Kohli after India fail to defend 358 vs AustraliaAlso Read | Aaron Finch bags unwanted record after getting out for 0 in Mohali ODIFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Tags :Follow Ashton TurnerFollow India vs AustraliaFollow India vs Australia 4th ODIlast_img read more

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25 Oct
2019

Vivo V15 quick review: Almost bezel-less screen, good looks and a pop-up selfie camera made affordable

first_imgVivo V15 quick review: Almost bezel-less screen, good looks and a pop-up selfie camera made affordableThe Vivo V15, launched in India on Friday at a price of Rs 23,990, makes technologies like an almost bezel-less screen, pop-up selfie camera and gradient colour design more affordable. It also boasts of an extremely bright display.advertisement Next Sneha Saha New DelhiMarch 23, 2019UPDATED: March 26, 2019 09:21 IST HIGHLIGHTSVivo on Friday launched the Vivo V15 in India.The Vivo V15 will be available in India for Rs 23,990.The V15 runs on Android 9 Pie based on Funtouch OS 9.Vivo V15 Pro is “beautiful and packed with NEXt gen tech”. This is what the India Today Tech said about the phone in its full review. Vivo launched the V15 Pro in February this year at a price of Rs 28,990. More than the V11 Pro successor the V15 Pro seemed like a follow-up of the Vivo NEX from last year, albeit a follow-up that is more affordable. With the Vivo V15 Pro, the company aimed at making the pop-up selfie camera technology more accessible to the masses. On Friday, Vivo launched the younger brother of the V15 Pro aka the Vivo V15.The Vivo V15 is another phone with which the company is making its cool technologies like the pop-up camera, an almost bezel-less screen and rather fancy design even more affordable. The Vivo V15 will sell in India at a price of Rs 23,990.Both the V15 and the V15 Pro look almost the same but hardware inside the two phones is different. One of the biggest differences between the two phones is that the Pro version comes with in-display fingerprint sensor while the newly-launched V15 includes a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.The V15 also doesn’t include face unlock support, which is present in the Pro version. For the V15, the users have two options to unlock the phone – rear-mounted fingerprint sensor or passcode/pattern code. Additionally, Vivo also goes easy on the camera configuration of the V15 when compared to the V15 Pro. The Vivo V15 doesn’t include an option to click pictures in a 48-megapixel mode, which is available in the Pro model.advertisementLooks almost like the V15 ProAs far as the design is concerned the V15 looks similar to the V15 Pro. The only major difference between the V15 and V15 Pro as far as the looks of the phone are concerned is the placement of the fingerprint sensor. On the V15, the fingerprint sensor sits on top of the rear panel, while on the V15 Pro the fingerprint sensor is placed beneath the screen. Rest of the design of the V15 is almost the same as the V15 Pro. This means the V15 comes with gradient finish, includes AI-based triple rear camera setup, pop-up selfie camera on the front and slim bezels. The Vivo V15 comes in three colours — Royal Blue, Frozen Black, and Glamour Red. I spent some time with the Glamour Red variant of the phone and I must say that it looks absolutely stunning. The gradient finish, the mix of black and red with glittery finish makes the phone extremely eye-catchy and beautiful beyond words.Vivo V15 screen is big and brightSimilar to the V15 Pro, the V15 also comes with a pretty big and bright display. In fact, the screen of the V15 is slightly bigger than the one in V15 Pro. The V15 comes with an Ultra FullView Display that measures 16.59cm (6.53-inch) whereas the V15 Pro sports a 6.39-inch Ultra FullView. This screen in the V15 comes with resolution of 1080×2340 and aspect ratio of 19.5:9, which seems plenty to make the text on it sharp. Besides being beautiful, the V15 is also fairly sturdy. The phone comes with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.For now I used the V15 only for limited time but I have a fairly positive impression of the screen. The screen of the phone is pretty bright and text on its is visible clearly under the sun. The good bit is that keeping the brightness level at 50 per cent works pretty well even when the phone is used under bright sunlight.Other things.The Vivo V15 comes with three cameras on the back panel, and includes a single sensor on the front which pops up when enabled. I clicked a handful of pictures with the V15. The pictures clicked with the phone turns out to be decent enough. Both the front and back cameras of the V15 seemingly click fairly decent looking and detailed pictures. We will have more to say about the camera performance of the Vivo V15 in the full review of the phone. As far as the specs are concerned, the Vivo V15 includes three AI based cameras on the rear panel — primary 12MP sensor, secondary 8-megapixel sensor, and a 5-megapixel sensor. The front camera configuration of the Vivo V15 is similar to the V15 Pro. This means the phone comes packed with a 32-megapixel camera on the front for selfies.Compared to the V15 Pro, Vivo has sacrificed a bit on the core hardware configuration of the V15. But then, the compromise seems justifiable considering that the V15 is cheaper than the V15 Pro. The V15 comes with a price tag of Rs 23,990 while the V15 Pro sells for Rs 28,990 in the country. The V15 is powered by a MediaTek P70 processor that also powers phones like Oppo F11 Pro (which sells for Rs 24,990 in India). The Vivo V15 comes in only one variant: with 6GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage.advertisementSimilar to the V15 Pro, the V15 also runs Android 9 Pie based on Funtouch OS 9 and is backed by a 4000mAh battery with Vivo’s Dual-Engine Fast Charging support. Vivo says that the battery of the V15 can last for hours on a single charge.We will have more to say about the overall performance and the battery backup of the V15 in our full review in the days to come. Stay tuned.ALSO READ: | Vivo V15 launched: Key specs, features, India price, and everything else you must knowALSO READ: | Vivo V15 with pop-up selfie camera, MediaTek P70 chipset launched in India for Rs 23,990ALSO READ: | Vivo V15 Pro review: Beautiful and packed with NEXt-gen techGet real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byShweta Ganjoo Tags :Follow Vivo V15 ProFollow Vivo V15Follow vivoFollow Android smartphonelast_img read more

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25 Oct
2019

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Fit and Galaxy Fit e wearables launched in India: Price, specs and availability

first_img Sanket Vijayasarathy New DelhiJune 25, 2019UPDATED: June 26, 2019 09:15 IST HIGHLIGHTSThe Galaxy Watch Active has been priced at Rs 19,999.The Galaxy Fit and Galaxy Fit e are priced at Rs 9,990 and Rs 2,590, respectively.The Galaxy Watch Active features blood pressure monitoring.After announcing two new tablets in India on Monday, Samsung has now launched three new wearables in the country – Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Fit and Galaxy Fit e. The first is a brand new smartwatch that is a more sportier take on last year’s Galaxy Watch. The Galaxy Watch Active highlights an AMOLED display and blood pressure monitoring. The Galaxy Fit and Galaxy Fit e, on the other hand, are affordable fitness bands that come with improved fitness tracking and lightweight designs.The Galaxy Watch Active has been priced at Rs 19,999 and will be available offline via Samsung SmartCafe outlets and partner retail stores as well as online via Samsung Shop and Amazon India. The Galaxy Fit and Galaxy Fit e are priced at Rs 9,990 and Rs 2,590, respectively, and will also be available through similar offline channels. In addition to the Samsung online store, the Galaxy Fit and Galaxy Fit e will also be on sale on Flipkart and Myntra.The Galaxy Watch Active will be available in Black, Silver, Rose Gold and Deep Green colours starting June 25. The Galaxy Fit comes in Silver and Black colours and will also be available starting June 25. The Galaxy Fit e will be available in Black, White and Yellow colours online between July 5 to July 19, post which it will be on sale through select retail stores.Samsung Galaxy Watch Active specificationsThe Galaxy Watch Active comes with a circular dial but ditches the traditional rotating bezels that we have seen on previous Samsung smartwatches. It sports a 1,1-inch Super AMOLED (360×360) display with Gorilla Glass protection. The smartwatch measures 39.5 x 39.5 x 10.5mm and weighs 25 grams without the straps.advertisementThe Samsung smartwatch is powered by an Exynos 9110 chipset and runs on Tizen OS 4.0. It comes with 0.75GB memory and 4GB of internal storage. The Galaxy Watch Active is IP68 + 5ATM rated for water resistance up to 50 meters. The Galaxy Watch Active offers features like exercise, sleep, stress and health tracking, and is also the company’s first wearable to track blood pressure. The Galaxy Watch Active supports wireless charging, Bluetooth 4.2 and Wi-Fi b/g/n, among other things.Samsung Galaxy Fit, Galaxy Fit e specificationsThe Galaxy Fit sports a 0.95-inch AMOLED (120X240) full colour display. It measures 45.1mm in height, 18.3mm in width and weighs 23 grams. The Galaxy Fit comes with 2MB RAM and 32MB storage. The Galaxy Fit houses a 120mAh battery and supports 5ATM water resistance. In addition to showing notifications, the Galaxy Fit will also support reply functionality. The Galaxy Fit e, on the other hand, gets a smaller 0.74-inch PMOLED 64×128) display. It packs a smaller 70mAh battery and shows notifications. Both the wearables can auto detect some workouts such as walking, running and dynamic workout and are water resistant up to 50 meters. The wearables also support over 90 different activities that can be accessed from the Samsung Health app. The Galaxy Fit and Fit e can also track sleep and stress along with continuous heart rate monitoring.ALSO READ | Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e, Tab A 10.1 launched in India: Price, specs and availabilityGet real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bySanket Vijayasarathy Tags :Follow SamsungFollow Galaxy Watch ActiveFollow Galaxy FitFollow Galaxy Fit E Samsung Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Fit and Galaxy Fit e wearables launched in India: Price, specs and availabilitySamsung on Tuesday announced the Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Fit and Galaxy Fit e to expand its wearables portfolio in India. While the Galaxy Watch Active offers features like blood pressure monitoring, the Galaxy Fit bands can analyse sleep and stress.advertisementlast_img read more

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24 Oct
2019

Booze Alert: Daneson’s Single Malt Nº16 Toothpicks

first_img Editors’ Recommendations The Manual Spirit Awards 2019: The Best Craft Liquor Made in America 10 Best Whiskies for Irish Coffee The Best Steakhouse Whiskey Collections in the United States Save Your Eyes from the Scourge of the Screens with the Best Blue-Light-Blocking Glasses for Men We like to drink Scotch. A lot. Especially after a hard week at work. We like it neat. We like it on the rocks. Sometimes, we like it with a splash of soda. It depends on our mood. So when we discovered Daneson’s Single Malt Nº16 toothpicks, you have no idea how incredibly excited we got.The folks at Daneson use the best Scotch — we’re talking stuff that’s made in a distillery that’s 200 years old, so they know what they’re doing — barrel-aged Islay single malt Scotch. Then they soak the toothpicks in this very special scotch until its rich peaty flavor is completely absorbed by the wood. After, they dry the premium single malt Scotch soaked toothpicks in a kiln, so that it is really baked in there.These toothpicks are really good when you’re in AA and you need a quick fix — err, maybe that’s not such a good idea. They definitely hit the spot after you’ve had something salty like bacon. Or if you want to get super fancy when you need to make hors d’oeuvres for your next dinner party.You can carry them in your pocket so that you always have them handy. Or in your glove compartment. Or in your man bag. You wouldn’t want to be caught dead with a piece of spinach between your teeth, would you? We sure wouldn’t.Now if you’re wondering why on earth it costs $35.99 for a small pack of toothpicks, here’s what the folks at Daneson say: “This is because they are made with very old, very good, very expensive single malt scotch and are a pain in the arse to make. This time consuming process is unique to Daneson, and the resulting toothpicks are for those who enjoy finer things in life.”So yeah, if you enjoy the finer things in life, go ahead, pick up a pack.Daneson’s Single Malt Nº16 Toothpicks, $35.99 at danseon.com.  Whiskey vs Whisky: Is There Really a Difference? last_img read more

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24 Oct
2019

Cadillac goes Captain America with the German-fighting 2016 ATS-V

first_img Know Your Knife: A Guide to the Best Steel for Knives Tips for How to Make Your Own Rotisserie Chicken at Home Editors’ Recommendations “Come on e-diff, don’t fail me now!” I muttered to myself as I took the Cadillac ATS-V far too hot into Circuit of the Americas most complex set of corners. Snicking the manual transmission down a gear I hung on for dear life through a double apex corner, just barely controlling the ATS-V’s rear end as it slid out. This fit of over exuberance wasn’t just a testament to the technical brilliance of the ATS-V, but also to the sports car soul that so rarely survives in modern sports sedans.Sadly, as brilliant and, for lack of a better word, Passionate, as the ATS-V is on the track, its soul doesn’t fully translate to the street. Still, with its unique looks and livable interior, the aggressive ATS stands out next to its predictable German competition.Outsider, inWhen Cadillac said that it was bringing Digital Trends to Austin for our drive in the ATS-V I wasn’t just thrilled at the prospect of taking another crack at Circuit of the Americas; but also at the matchup of car and locale.Austin, Texas, like Cadillac, has a long history, with its own distinct culture. But, in the last few decades, Austin has reinvented itself as a worldwide capitol of everything youthful and cool. Cadillac is trying to pull off a similar act, by branding itself as the thinking person’s alternative to the Germans.The ATS-V is a key contributor to this project and, from the outside, it is a brilliant success. Cadillac’s Art and Science design language has come to its ultimate fruition with the ATS-V.Not only have Cadillac’s designers done a tremendous job with the angular stealth fighter design, they have also given the “science” part a real workout. As the product manager was proud to point out, every styling change from the standard ATS-V has been made for a practical reason.From the raised rear spoiler to the front splitter and massive new grille, the V-Sport changes are all about the way that air flows in and around the body. Even the slitted hood is purposeful, which counteracts lift created by the additional cooling airflow.As a side benefit, these changes take the already handsome ATS-V and give it a downright sinister aspect, especially when the cars are fitted with the exposed carbon aero package. The Cadillac ATS-V would stand out in nearly any company, but when compared to the predictable German offerings it is mind-blowing.Unfortunately, the interior doesn’t quite live up to the exterior styling, or for that matter the price tag. The ATS-V’s interior manages to feel both a bit busy and spare. This paradox is created by a design that contains very little “surprise and delight” but a great many black materials.Sitting down in the Recaro seats, the driver is surrounded by a welter of piano black, black leather, black carbon fiber and black micro-fiber, and a black ye-olde instrument cluster. While all of the individual materials are high quality, with the exception of some GM-sourced switchgear, the result pales in comparison to the luxury feel of other sports sedans.It’s not ugly, but in a $73,000 — the price of a moderately equipped coupe — car that will spend most of its life commuting, it is disappointing.Subtle on the streets and a demon in the sweepsWhile the interior may be underwhelming to look at, it is nonetheless a shockingly comfortable place to be. Cadillac’s engineers and designers made the most of it, combining surprisingly good noise proofing, sublime Recaro seats with adjustable bolsters, and the subtle dark arts of Cadillac’s magnetic ride control.The result is, despite having bones stiffer than mighty wolverine, the ATS-V has a buttery smooth and quiet ride. Fortunately, the noise-proofing hasn’t dulled the pleasant roar of the 3.6-liter, 464 horsepower twin-turbo V6. Despite the somewhat humble origins of this motor, in the ATS-V it is downright amazing.While it doesn’t produce its impressive 445 pound-feet of max torque until 3,500 rpm, it gets there shockingly quick. This “revolutionary” turn of speed is thanks to some special quick-acting turbos; the turbo impellers are made of a special sci-fi alloy of aluminum and titanium.The result of all of this power and technology is a 0 to 60 time that just kisses 3.9 seconds and a top speed of 189 mph.On the street, these numbers don’t quite translate into the liveliness and fun for which I was hoping. The car does accelerate like a stabbed rat, especially when the driver gets to drop cogs on the excellent Tremec manual. This manual transmission also features a surprising amount of tech, with automatic rev-matching on downshifts and the ability to perform a no-lift upshift allowing the driver to keep their foot hard down.Drivers who prefer an automatic won’t be disappointed either, as the in-house built eight-speed automatic offers intelligent and nearly instantaneous shifts, as good or better than any dual-clutch manual.However, the handling feels more competent than inspired. Partly this is down to the magnetic ride control and the electronic differential, which make the car almost too planted. The result is that, to really feel excitement, the driver has to attain some alarmingly high cornering speeds.On the track, though, the ATS-V shines like an electric diamond. When pushed … or when the e-diff and other electronic nannies are neutered, the ATS-V comes alive.The planted character of the car was such that I found myself using the curbs on nearly every corner, even when the speed was rubbing triple digits. This magic comes thanks to Cadillac’s Magnetic Ride Control, a system that uses magnets and a magnetorheological fluid — essentially a fluid with metallic particles suspended in it — to alter the stiffness of the suspension in response to the road. In the ATS-V this system can read the road and change the suspension conditions literally faster than it takes to blink an eye.As good as the suspension and grip are, the steering is even better. The system adjusts with both speed and sport setting. On the road this means great on-center feel and pleasant communication in the corners, but on the track in translates to driving nirvana.The steering is heavy, but so precise, and so, so quick. On Circuit of the Americas long sweeping S-turns, the steering tricked me into believing I was a truly talented driver, as I could easily make micro corrections to take the perfect line. In the tight, hilly hairpins, the excellent steering allowed for simply stunning direction changes, as good as anything I have experienced in supercars.In fact, the steering is almost too good, as it gave me more confidence than my skills really deserved. Thankfully, the electronic differential, which uses a clutch to split power between the rear wheels, and the custom designed Michelin tires can bail out the car from all but the most insane angles of drift.I could have spent all day on the track trying to get the most out of the car and myself, but at least I will have something to remember the experience by, thanks to the onboard Performance Data Recorder. This system uses onboard cameras to record track or road sessions. The real trick, however, is that it overlays all of the car’s telemetry, providing feedback on throttle position, g-load, and where the driver is on the track. This tool isn’t just a fun way to show off to your friends, but also a great resource to improve driving.ConclusionOn the track or a truly demanding stretch of road, the Cadillac ATS-V is a revelation, sharper and more fun than anything the former Axis powers can pull off an assembly line. Cadillac has really found its stride and its personality when it comes to performance.In many ways, this only highlights the company’s failures when it comes to interior design and giving the driver the sensation of everyday performance. These are important shortcomings, considering the theoretical role of sports sedans and coupes as everyday transport.That being said, the ATS-V regains some lost ground on personality and style. Buying a BMW M3 is like moving to Orange County, understandable but also so predictably boring. Buying an ATS-V is more like moving to Austin, it says that you are at least trying to be interesting. Though, if you do buy an ATS-V, I recommend moving to a place with more curvy roads than Austin.HighsSublime steeringMagnetic Ride Control suspensionPerformance Data RecorderEye catching stylingStrong powertrainLowsUnderwhelming interiorSlightly passionless on-road feel 4 Punch Recipes that Won’t Give You Frat-Party Flashbacks center_img How to Make a Cuban Sandwich, According to Chefs 1. 2016 Cadillac ATS-V 2. 2016 Cadillac ATS-V 3. 2016 Cadillac ATS-V 4. 2016 Cadillac ATS-V 5. 2016 Cadillac ATS-V 6. 2016 Cadillac ATS-V 7. 2016 Cadillac ATS-V 8. 2016 Cadillac ATS-V 9. 2016 Cadillac ATS-V 10. 2016 Cadillac ATS-V 11. 2016 Cadillac ATS-V 12. 2016 Cadillac ATS-V 13. 2016 Cadillac ATS-V 14. 2016 Cadillac ATS-V 15. 2016 Cadillac ATS-V 16. 2016 Cadillac ATS-V 17. 2016 Cadillac ATS-V Mezcal Unión Takes a People-First Approach to Making Spiritslast_img read more

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