• Google may shut down its popular messaging app

    Google may shut down its popular messaging app

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    If the report is correct, 2019 will be the past year in which consumers are able to use Google Hangouts - but Google already has chat alternatives available. Users complain about bugs and slow performance; it seems likely that Google won't address these concerns anymore if the rumor is true. Since 2012, when it killed the Google Talk, the company has tried a number of messaging apps.
  • AWS: Amazon's launches own cloud computing chips

    AWS: Amazon's launches own cloud computing chips

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    The new processor will power the Amazon Web Services cloud computing services EC2. Guardian has been a trusted insurance company for more than 150 years, withstanding the test of time and embracing new technological advances to provide services that deliver financial confidence to customers.
  • Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Hits Lowest Price Ever for Cyber Monday

    Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Hits Lowest Price Ever for Cyber Monday

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    Do keep in mind that this result is limited exclusively to online retail and e-commerce, so it's by no means a final judgement on whether the Switch will be the most successful console of the Thanksgiving holiday period. Nintendo Switch games Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee! have hit combined us sales of more than 1.5 million units since their November 16 launch.
  • Red Dead Online's first beta test is officially kicking off this week

    Red Dead Online's first beta test is officially kicking off this week

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    Red Dead Online is in beta form as Rockstar Games plans on continuing to update and fully flesh-out the mode. It's free to play. The original Red Dead Redemption game had a brilliant online counterpart; money was not a part of the universe, and players could freely roam across the original game world, doing as they please with weapons that are unlocked as the player levels up, similar to Grand Theft Auto IV's online model.
  • You can now make Skype calls on Amazon Alexa devices

    You can now make Skype calls on Amazon Alexa devices

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    Skype can be activated through the Amazon Alexa app, through the Communications tab within Settings . "With Skype and Alexa, you can now connect with your friends and family around the world completely hands-free". For better, Video calling experience, it is suggested to update the Skype version to 8.34 or later. It's great to see devices like the newest Echo Show able to join existing video conferencing solutions instead of going it alone with their own systems.
  • Facebook, Instagram not working

    Facebook, Instagram not working

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    Facebook is always keen to ensure that it, erm, takes influence from other companies' ideas (just ask Snapchat about the changes Zuck's minions made to Instagram ). Now it's rumoured to be introducing its own dark mode to Facebook Messenger which will change your experience by changing the window from white to black.
  • Rideable Pokemon in Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu and Eevee

    Rideable Pokemon in Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu and Eevee

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    Being able to test your skills against a so-called expert in a specific type of Pokemon , beating them and earning a badge is one of the best feelings out there. Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee are out now, exclusively for the Nintendo Switch. Stats are influenced by the stats over in Pokemon Go , too, so you can predict roughly how good a transferred Pokemon will be.
  • Google’s revolutionary Night Sight camera feature now available for Pixel phones

    Google’s revolutionary Night Sight camera feature now available for Pixel phones

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    Although Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL miss out on features such as wireless charging and an improved processor, they still offer a fluid response across Android 9 Pie. At which point the user can simply tap on the suggestion to launch the feature. Night Sight is using this same technology, so when you use it during the day you still get the noise reduction and resolution improvements.
  • Apple admits iPhone X 'ghost touch' screen issue, offers free fix

    Apple admits iPhone X 'ghost touch' screen issue, offers free fix

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    If you're an iPhone X owner, you could well be one of the unlucky people who has experienced a ghost touch problem with the screen. Amazon .com on Friday said it would carry more Apple products globally in time for the holiday shopping season, as the technology rivals put aside past differences to boost sales.
  • Multiple DLC for ‘Final Fantasy XV’ Canceled After Director Departure

    Multiple DLC for ‘Final Fantasy XV’ Canceled After Director Departure

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    The desire is to deliver this new AAA experience to everyone even a day [sic] sooner, and due to this directional change, the company chose to focus our resources on the development of this AAA title". "In regards to my next endeavours and near future, I have a project that I truly wish to solidify as my next challenge after Final Fantasy XV ", Tabata's statement read.
  • Samsung Galaxy J4 Core is the company's second Android Go phone

    Samsung Galaxy J4 Core is the company's second Android Go phone

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    According to Samsung Exynos' Twitter page, the company plans to show off the new Exynos processor on November 14th. The prototype displays that have been floating around for years will soon make it to actual consumer devices. But they were unexpectedly beaten by a Chinese display start-up, Royole , last week. Samsung needs to get the foldable phone right to reverse steep declines in profit and restore some of the cachet its brand has lost to Apple.
  • People Are Furious A Video Game Was Announced

    People Are Furious A Video Game Was Announced

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    The transition from mouse-and-keyboard or controller to mobile touchscreen device was created to feel completely natural, intuitive, and fun in Diablo Immortal . And now there's Diablo Immortal , which is still in development for smartphones. Indeed, Blizzard teased some Diablo-related news in a blog post a couple of weeks before the convention.
  • Apple's Confusing Mac Lineup: MacBook Air vs. MacBook

    Apple's Confusing Mac Lineup: MacBook Air vs. MacBook

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    The change is a profound and will shape the future of Apple devices, especially considering that Apple has already moved to USB-C all things with its Mac lineup. "I can see any number of ways for me to get rid of my laptop and use the iPad Pro as my main computer - using an iPad is extremely pleasant, and it's nice to use a computer with a touchscreen".
  • Diablo Makes It's Debut On Mobile Devices With Diablo Immortal

    Diablo Makes It's Debut On Mobile Devices With Diablo Immortal

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    As for Diablo Immortal , the game features six customizable character classes, including Barbarian , Crusader , Demon Hunter , Monk , Necromancer , and Wizard . So far there's been no Diablo Immortal release date announced. People who comment on the trailer got their comments deleted, but they stand up strong - You are deleting my comments I am deleting Diablo! The Reddit thread said three amiibo are coming so it seems like we will have two more amiibo on the way ...
  • OnePlus 6T: What to expect at tomorrow’s launch event?

    OnePlus 6T: What to expect at tomorrow’s launch event?

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    The latest flagship by OnePlus is available in two variants of RAM and internal storage i.e. 6GB of RAM with 64GB storage and 8GB RAM with 128GB storage, and Marvel Avengers edition. Initially, OnePlus 6T was scheduled to launch on October 30. It will be powered by Android 9.0 Pie-based OxygenOS software. Everything kicks off at 3pm this afternoon, which is 11am New York Time.
  • Samsung launches flagship Galaxy Tab S4 for Rs 57,900 in India

    Samsung launches flagship Galaxy Tab S4 for Rs 57,900 in India

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    There's also a fingerprint sensor for biometric security. The tablet's productivity is also enhanced by DeX support, that allows integration for optimal office experiences. Moving to Samsung DeX , it is the first tablet that utilises this feature. The storage option launched in India is 64GB variant with support for microSD card up to 256GB.
  • Adobe Photoshop is coming to Apple's iPad

    Adobe Photoshop is coming to Apple's iPad

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    The target demographic for Adobe Premiere Rush is YouTubers and other web content creators. Those who already have experience editing, whether with Adobe Premiere or other software, will be pleased with the easy access to the most useful features.
  • Huawei launches Mate 20 Pro with supersize 2K+ OLED screen

    Huawei launches Mate 20 Pro with supersize 2K+ OLED screen

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    Confirming rumours from the past few weeks, Huawei has introduced the world's first Nano memory card, which is claimed to be 45 percent smaller than the microSD card. Other odds and ends include an IP53 dust and water resistance rating, 40MP cameras, and a fingerprint sensor on the back. However, with the Mate 20 series , Huawei has dropped the monochrome camera - a mainstay in their predecessors, which takes in more light for better low-light photos.
  • How does Google's Pixel 3 stack up to its predecessor?

    How does Google's Pixel 3 stack up to its predecessor?

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    It is priced at $599, aimed at competing with Apple's iPad Pro . The NOTCH, barely announced and no surprises. "A Few New Things Made By Google " was big news for tech watchers as Google, and a reminder that Google - once on the service end - is a fully established hardware marketer too.
  • Samsung Galaxy A9 is the world's first quad-cam smartphone

    Samsung Galaxy A9 is the world's first quad-cam smartphone

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    On that note, and as these things usually go, it looks like we'll only find out further details down the road. It will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor along with Adreno 512 GPU. A 3,800mAh battery powers the phone. The phone's dedicated Bixby button sits on the left. It will come in Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue and Bubblegum Pink.
  • Facebook wants people to invite its cameras into their homes

    Facebook wants people to invite its cameras into their homes

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    The smaller Portal packs a 10-inch display with 1280 x 800 resolution, while the Plus gets you a 15-inch screen with 1920 x 1080 resolution. The key difference with Facebook's Portal is that it comes in two sizes and focuses its efforts around webcam chats using its Messenger app.
  • OnePlus 6T All Set to Go Official on October 30

    OnePlus 6T All Set to Go Official on October 30

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    Notably, OnePlus fans will also be able to buy invites for the event soon. It's unclear whether the inclusion of the free USB-C Bullets will be limited to those who pre-order via Amazon .in, or will be available to customers worldwide.
  • Nokia 7.1 With Zeiss Optics Camera Launched: Price, Specs & More

    Nokia 7.1 With Zeiss Optics Camera Launched: Price, Specs & More

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    The Nokia 7 .1 is armed with a Snapdragon 636 chipset that is complemented with either 3GB or 4GB of RAM . The phone comes with Gorilla Glass 3 on the front and back. The phone isn't coming to India for now and will be eyeing its buyers in the Europe first up with pricing set at 299 and 349 Euros. Interestingly, the smartphone also has a dedicated 16-bit engine that can convert SDR content to HDR in real-time.
  • Celebrities Mock Presidential Alert Text

    Celebrities Mock Presidential Alert Text

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    The plaintiffs are also concerned Trump might use the alerts to spread disinformation because IPAWS doesn't regulate the content of the messages. The wireless alert system was launched in 2012. "FEMA then sends the alerts to the wireless providers, which then push the alerts in turn to mobile phones in the impacted communities". This system is part of a test of the FEMA infrastructure test of readiness in case of emergency but will be controlled under the power of Trump.
  • Google Assistant is getting a makeover on your phone

    Google Assistant is getting a makeover on your phone

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    With a few days to go until the Pixel 3 press conference, Google on Wednesday announced a massive Google Assistant makeover which will bring users a touch-friendlier, richer user interface, as well as a bunch of interesting features, including voice authentication and voice support for digital purchases.
  • OnePlus 6T accessories leaked with Europe pricing

    OnePlus 6T accessories leaked with Europe pricing

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    It's similar to recent models from Oppo and Vivo - who share the same parent company as OnePlus . The OnePlus 6T is a highly anticipated device as OnePlus is known to introduce flagship killer phones and the same seems to be the case for the OnePlus 6T.
  • Why you'll be getting a text from President Trump this Wednesday

    Why you'll be getting a text from President Trump this Wednesday

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    The WEA portion of the test commences at 11:18 a.m., and the EAS portion follows at 11:20 a.m. Experts didn't appear to be too concerned that Trump, known to use his smartphone to blast opponents, berate subordinates and take shots at the news media on Twitter, could abuse WEA .
  • Black Surface accidentally leaked by Microsoft

    Black Surface accidentally leaked by Microsoft

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    As a means for both the Surface Laptop 2 and Surface Pro 6 to both connect to external displays, and to charge them. Microsoft is holding a launch event in NY later today to announce new products. The 2018 version of the Surface Laptop will likely appear with hardware very similar to its predecessor , much like Surface Pro. Surface Laptop is expected to come with a processor at least as powerful as Intel Core i5-8250U quad-core SoC (1.6 GHz base clock, 3.6 GHz maximum).
  • Heads Up: Your smartphones going to start blaring Wednesday afternoon

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    Tomorrow, at around 2:18PM Eastern (11:18AM Pacific), you'll get a text message flagged as a " Presidential Alert ". This system was developed by broadcast and cable operators in voluntary cooperation with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Federal Communications Commission, and local authorities to keep you informed in the event of an emergency.
  • Epic Says Jiggle Physics Included In Latest Fortnite Update Were

    Epic Says Jiggle Physics Included In Latest Fortnite Update Were "Unintended"

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    FortniteIntel points out that Wailing Woods now has new cabins along with an underground bunker. For this season's battle pass , players will automatically receive two exclusive in-game outfits: Calamity and DJ Yonder. Impulse grenades, the silenced submachine gun, the light machine gun, bouncer pads, and remote explosives have all been vaulted. Other items have been tweaked.
  • Facebook reveals new US$399 stand-alone virtual reality headset, Quest

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    The Quest also sports a full six degrees of freedom, so not only can you tilt your head to look at things, the headset should be able to track your head so you can move around and enjoy the experience of untethered VR. The Quest will also work with most previous Oculus software, so at launch there shouldn't be a shortage of content. The Oculus Quest will be released next Spring and retail for $399.
  • 'Down to earth' Meghan closes her own auto door

    'Down to earth' Meghan closes her own auto door

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    Footage of the moment quickly appeared on Twitter, and the reaction from some was nothing short of hysterical. Meghan's every smile, step and wave has been scrutinised by royalty watchers curious to see how the mixed-race American actress will perform in her new role.
  • For 20 years, Google wants to anticipate even more of your requests

    For 20 years, Google wants to anticipate even more of your requests

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    Google , in marking the 20th anniversary of Google search , announced its own plans to tap artificial intelligence, including enticing you to interact more with its rebranded, deeper Discover activity feed and other services. The winning doodle of the Google logo will be featured on www.google.co.in for a day on the Children's Day i.e 14th November, 2018. The Easter eggs and new doodle come after Google introduced a bunch of new features to its search results this week.
  • Appeared characteristics of the smartphone Samsung Galaxy Star Pro A9

    Appeared characteristics of the smartphone Samsung Galaxy Star Pro A9

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    The network appears more and more rumors about the next Samsung's flagship smartphone will be released in three versions. Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 is a dual-SIM phone with a large 6.0-inch full HD+ Super AMOLED 18:9 Infinity Display . The Galaxy J6 Plus is the first to have a side fingerprint sensor, which is the first of any Galaxy device and makes the phone easy to unlock. The phone was announced with 4GB and 6GB of RAM options, but we are not sure as to whether the company will ...
  • Apple Fans Line Up For Most Expensive iPhone Yet

    Apple Fans Line Up For Most Expensive iPhone Yet

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    I don't have big hands and have resisted the trend of bigger phones as much as I possibly could over the past few years. The big jump in iPhone cameras came a generation earlier with the iPhone 6S, when Apple went from 8 megapixels to 12 megapixels in resolution.
  • IPhone XS, XS Max show off 'battery origami' in iFixit teardown

    IPhone XS, XS Max show off 'battery origami' in iFixit teardown

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    The new Apple iPhone Xs will start from R22,000 in South Africa - and the iPhone Xs Max will set you back R24,000. iPhone XR will not have 3D touch but it does get 120Hz touch responsiveness, True-Tone and tap-to-wake on an LCD. Maybe we'll see an iPhone X-style redesign at some point (I think it would have to be called iPhone XSE - a.k.a. "iPhone Tennessee" - as it most certainly could not be called iPhone SEX).
  • Turns out you’ve been pronouncing Ariana Grande and Chrissy Teigen wrong

    Turns out you’ve been pronouncing Ariana Grande and Chrissy Teigen wrong

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    She said it's not pronounced "TEE-gen", but rather "TIE-gen". I even correct people when they say it correctly. We like to think we know Chrissy Teigen pretty well. Taxi going to the wrong airport? "It's Tie-gen", she said in a video posted on Twitter . (As Us Weekly reported, Teigen has confirmed her parents are still married, but that her father lives just 10 minutes away from her household.) While Vilailuck is Thai, the name Teigen is Norwegian.