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The OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition is available today for $699

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OnePlus' brand-new charging method pumps an eye-watering 30 watt of power through the battery to deliver a claimed days' worth of power in just 20 minutes . The new model will also be available at offline store in all major cities in India. As far as its availability is concerned, the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition will go on sale through Amazon India and the OnePlus India website starting 12am (Midnight) IST on December 15. Read More »

OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition now available in Canada

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Dubbed the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition , the newest addition to the 6T family is priced at $699 in the United States of America and debuted in India today for INR 50,999. This edition of the phone also comes with the trademark McLaren carbon fibre pattern underneath the glass back. In the box, you get a carbon-fiber McLaren Speedmark logo, plus a book that details the history of the two companies behind the smartphone. Read More »

Vitaminwater Will Give You $100000 to Ditch Your Phone for a Year

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The victor, which Vitaminwater will select, will be able to enter a contract for a smartphone-free year for a prize of $100,000, with $10,000 if you make it six months. "This means you may not operate, caress, hug or otherwise be physically affectionate with anyone's smartphone", the company says. As part of a new contest, Vitaminwater will select one lucky victor to receive a $100,000 cash prize. Read More »

Hacked PlayStation Classic plays games from USB flash drive

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The PlayStation Classic, the mini version of Sony's original console, has only been out for a few days but hackers already found a way to crack it. Users who are able to successfully hack into the PlayStation Classic can play games that are not part of the 20 preinstalled titles in the system. Read More »

OnePlus launches 6T McLaren Edition with 10GB of RAM and Warp Charge

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Compared to a regular 6T , the McLaren Edition comes with a staggering 10 GB of RAM, becoming one of the most potent gadgets out there. You may not be able to afford a McLaren, but what about a McLaren smartphone? The McLaren Edition is available for $699 unlocked in the United States, while the more standard model is $580 at T-Mobile, or $24.17/month. Read More »

Nokia 8.1 launching today in India: Here's all you should know

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Nokia 8.1 is priced at Rs 26,999 and it will be available across retail outlets, including Croma, Reliance, Sangeetha, Poorvika, Big C and MyG as well as online on Amazon .in and Nokia's online store starting December 21. Same goes for the Nokia 8 .1. The dual rear camera setup will help create portrait shots featuring a bokeh effect, the company said. The secondary sensor will offer depth sensing. Read More »

Google reveals new security bug affecting more than 52 million users

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As a result, the Google+ shut-down has been moved up from August 2019 to April 2019. Last month, Google once again spotted a security issue, on that could potentially serve up the personal information of some 52.5 million users - including names, email address, occupation, gender, birthday, relationship status and age, whether they were set to public or not - to developers using the Google+ API. Read More »

The Witcher’s Geralt Will Be Hunting in Monster Hunter

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In the meantime, the Kulve Taroth Siege, a special event quest which allows up to 16 players in groups of four each to team up towards a common goal, will return on December 20. In addition, any saved progress transfers over to the main game, so new players are encouraged to start their hunting journey. Geralt ends up traveling through a portal to this new realm because he has been asked to kill a monster. Read More »

Roger the kangaroo: Enormous roo dies aged 12

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The kangaroo became famous online after the sanctuary shared photos of the ripped roo crushing metal buckets with its paws, flexing its pecs and kickboxing. "He grew up to be a kangaroo that people from all over the world have grown to love as much as we love him", he said. So we will reflect on his life today and for many years to come. Read More »

Google’s Play Store stops supporting Ice Cream Sandwich

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But, before November attackers were using them to serve ads generating clicks to earn money . Recently, Google has revealed that it has removed 22 malicious apps from the Google Play store. To give defrauded advertisers the false impression the clicks were coming from a much larger pool of authentic users, Andr/Clickr-ad manipulated user-agent strings to pose as a wide variety of apps running on a wide variety of phones, including iPhones. Read More »

Upcoming Samsung Galaxy S10-Series Screen Sizes Leaked

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The smartphone comes in two RAM variants - 6 GB and 8 GB. Like the Galaxy A9 before it, the quadruple camera on the Galaxy S10 will boast 2x optical zoom, an ultra-wide sensor, and a depth-sensing lens for Live Focus images . Which device are you going to get? The exact configurations for the three are not known yet. Diagonal of the screen will be of 6.44 inches. Processor the Galaxy S10 can be Exynos or Snapdragon 855 9820. Read More »

Will the Galaxy S10 have a corner notch after all?

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However, if the 3D facial recognition system is part pf this, then Samsung has managed to reduce the size of the notch when compared to Apple's version on the most recent iPhones. The image also shows the side-mounted fingerprint sensor of the smartphone that would distinguish it from other Galaxy S10 models that are likely to have in-display fingerprint sensors. Read More »

Google to Personalize Audio-Based News Over Assistant Software

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The project aims to transform audio news into a Netflix-like experience, available on demand with personalized recommendations. San Francisco: Google has partnered with some of the top news organisations and publishers to let people listen to curated, customised and long-form news stories via its Google Assistant-enabled smart home speakers . Read More »

Apple WatchOS 5.1.2: new updates with ECG and much more

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Apple Watches running watchOS 5.1.2 can also detect irregular heart rhythms in the background and send out a notification if an irregular rhythm is detected. There are electrodes built into this and the watch's back crystal, so this creates a circuit that measures electrical signals from your heart. You'll find an option to export a PDF of it, which you can share with your doctor. Read More »

O2 customers to get credit compensation for data outage

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For pay-as-you-go mobile broadband customers, there will be a 10 per cent discount on a Bolt On purchase - additional call, text or data bundles - that can be purchased at any time. "We're doing all we can to make sure this issue doesn't happen again". European Union roaming should be automatic, argues German consumer pressure group. Read More »

Google Finally Fixes a Major Pixel 3 Problem

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Some users reported that music playing in the background would stop when they took a picture - that's how bad the Pixel 3 was at handling RAM. The update should be available on your Pixel today. When you think about it, there's really no reason getting connected to your phone network should require a little piece of plastic: why can't you just sign in with your credentials like every other digital service? Some of the other improvements focus on camera capture performance, notification ... Read More »

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order Announced Exclusively for Nintendo Switch

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The recent glut of Marvel content across all mediums means that Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 has more familiar faces than ever before. That makes the 2019 launch all the more significant. There will be a vast character roster of beloved Marvel superheroes, including the Avengers , the X-Men and the Guardians of the Galaxy . With another pair of Joy-Con™ controllers (sold separately), four players can team up on one system! The reveal was quite a shocker though as the Ultimate Alliance ... Read More »

Epic Games Store is live and promises free games every fortnight

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Epic said it would charge less commission for listing games, so more cash would be returned to developers. Bastion , Transistor , and Pyre developer Supergiant Games revealed a new game tonight, Hades , at The Game Awards . Numerous others are already released and are available via Steam and other online stores. Remember: competition in a market is always good. That's regardless of how much their game sells, or how big the studio is. Read More »

The Crash Team Racing remaster we have been waiting for is here

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Crash Bandicoot is returning to the track in Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled, which is scheduled to release next summer. Featuring all of the original game modes, characters, tracks, power-ups, weapons, and the same, classic controls, Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled will also include online play and leaderboards, as well as those lovely, chunky new graphics. Read More »

Now that it’s free-to-play, CS:GO’s player count is rocketing

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The developers have confirmed that all the weapons have the same behavior and damage as they do in normal CS:GO game modes, but players have 120HP in Danger Zone , which means fights will play out much differently. Those new to CS:GO will have the option to play or pay their way to Prime Status ($14.99 US). If queuing as a squad of two or three, the match will have up to 18 players. Read More »

This Fallout 76 Support Ticket Glitch Revealed People’s Personal Information

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This all started last week when people who bought the Power Edition of Fallout 76 received a replacement bag instead of the canvas bag advertised. Now there's 8 pages of canvas bag requests, tickets and "fix or refund me" demands. Bethesda took to Twitter to announce that they had "immediately took down the website" so that this issue could be fixed. Read More »

New Far Cry Game's Name, Box Art Seemingly Leak

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While it ain't no Far Cry Blood Dragon 2 (Which will probably never happen), New Dawn does look like a fun new spin-off to tinker around with until the inevitable Far Cry 6 arrives. Decant is ready. " Far Cry : New Dawn is actually a great way to discover Far Cry ", he says. Along with the gameplay trailer, it was also revealed that the first demo for the title will debut tomorrow, December 7, exclusively for Xbox One owners. Read More »

Smash Ultimate is the Highest-Rated Game in the Series

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Joker is the first fighter in Smash Ultimate 's Fighter Pack 1. Surprised? Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime says that's the plan. Ultimate's DLC characters was revealed . Super Smash Bros. Ultimate releases December 7 for Nintendo Switch . No date was given for the new Challenger Pack, but it will presumably be some time after the Piranha Plant pre-order bonus in February - the lack of any in-game footage suggests that work may not have even begun on the character . Read More »

This Language App Is Google's Pick for Best App of 2018

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BuzzFeed asserts that the two companies may have made "millions of dollars" as a result of this form of ad-fraud. "The Company takes the current matter very seriously and is in continuous communication with Google Play to resolve any issues that may arise", it said. Read More »

Apple Smart Battery Case for iPhone might be making a comeback

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To make up for it, the smartphone giant announced replacement of those degraded batteries at a discounted price. The battery replacement program that Apple announced in December past year cut down the cost of out-of-warranty battery replacement from $79 to $29 (approx Rs 1,800). Read More »

Microsoft pushes Google over the Edge, shifts browser to Chromium engine

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Compared to the endlessly mocked Internet Explorer, Edge is a totally serviceable, relatively sleek piece of software, but the fact is that web developers simply weren't going to go out of their way to ensure that their websites would run flawlessly on the platform when almost 70% of the planet uses Chrome. Read More »

New Far Cry Game Teased for The Game Awards 2018

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If you want to get a feel for what a Far Cry game entails, be sure to check out Far Cry 5 at retailers. As for the teaser trailer below opens with a picturesque farm and a voiceover saying "none of us were ready for the end". The announcement seems quite sudden, coming not even a year after Far Cry 5 hit stores. The teaser trailer for the next game talks about how an explosion caused death and "The flames devoured everything" but eventually "years of rain and howling winds gave way ... Read More »

Google is finally fixing its incomprehensible messaging apps strategy

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The blog post reiterated that "Classic" Hangouts would eventually shut down while Hangouts Chat and Hangouts Meet would be opening up, but Google wouldn't shut down Hangouts until it could ensure a smooth transition between apps. Until that happens, Google is apparently "fully committed to supporting Hangouts users in the meantime". That still leaves Messages, Hangouts Chat, Hangouts Meet, Duo and Google Voice. Read More »

BT will strip Huawei kit from its core 4G network

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BT bought EE for £12.5bn in 2016, which used Huawei equipment in its core 3G and 4G mobile networks at the time, but has since been working on a programme to remove the hardware. It said the process was to bring the EE networks into line with the rest of its business rather than a change of policy. "This is a normal and expected activity, which we understand and fully support". Read More »

Google Finally Kills Allo Messaging App

The last time Allo was updated on Android is January and the app has already shown signs of aging with bugs and Google Drive restore is borked. After a couple of new reports attempted to share Google's timeline for shuffling around its messaging apps, possibly killing a couple of them, the company made a decision to explain their plans in their own words. Read More »

Launch set for December 10

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Huawei's " Nova " series has seen some of the best selling devices courtesy of their decent specifications and good design at a mid-range price. Similar to Samsung's rumored Galaxy A8s expected to launch in December as well. There's no information on the pricing and availability details for the Huawei Nova 4 just yet, so stay tuned for more updates. Samsung's popular Galaxy S line won't be left behind in this. Read More »

O2 users across Wrexham affected by signal outage

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Some voice calls are getting through but all 4G and SMS services are completely jiggered. "We are really sorry and working as hard and as fast as we can to fix this". However, some users are reporting that they're also unable to make voice calls or send text messages, so the full scope of the problem is unclear at present. Read More »

Rumor: New AirPod case by April, AirPods in 2020

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He believes that many users will end up buying the AirPods instead of upgrading their iPhone in the future. Kuo reportedly referred to the new update as a 'model with wireless charging support ,' which could mean that Apple plans to finally release the wireless charging case it first announced in 2017 . Read More »

Rockstar Addresses Red Dead Online Economy and Other Bugs

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Rockstar has provided an update on the beta for Red Dead Online . Gold Bars are present in both, but in Red Dead Online , they aren't simply things to search for and collect. Interestingly, the statement notes that fixes to Red Dead Online will begin rolling out at the end of this week. "You get in between 0.02 and 0.04 (0.02 gold bars = 2 nuggets) from series (deathmatch, races, etc.) which take 10 mins each or less", the Reddit user said. Read More »

Instagram Unveils New Feature on its Platform

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The new feature, which will appear on the user's profile in the side menu enables Instagram's more than 1 billion users to create a smaller group of friends and share stories exclusively with the group. Create a list of close friends in the app and share their stories only with them since November 30. The feature is being rolled out globally. - Tap on your username at the top of the page. Read More »

Skype to add real-time captions to calls

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And one of the big target markets they are after is the hard of hearing market. Microsoft-owned Skype on Monday announced the launch of call captioning with live, real-time captioning and subtitles, on the occasion of the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities . Read More »

Epic Games launches online store to compete with Valve's steam Store

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Ofcourse as we know, it is probably just an inaugural offer in order to lure more games and developers onto their platform. The store is positioned as a direct competitor to Steam , the dominating game distribution platform, and not to company or publisher specific stores operated by Ubisoft, Electronic Arts or Blizzard; the main reason for that is simple: Epic Games does not limit the Store to its own games. Read More »

Qualcomm’s 2019 flagship mobile chipset will be the 5G-toting Snapdragon 855

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It's not yet clear if this is sufficient to beat Google, Huawei , and Apple's latest ML accelerators, as Qualcomm's Hexagon processor used to be quite behind in terms of ML performance not too long ago. However, it seems like this modem may not be integrated into the Snapdragon 855 mobile platform. Qualcomm are expected to show off the Snapdragon 855 tonight in a keynote event at their tech summit in Hawaii. Read More »

Microsoft set to replace Windows 10's Edge with a Chromium-based browser

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The new default browser, which the site says is codenamed " Anaheim ", may or may not maintain the public "Edge" brand and may or may not have the same user interface, but it will no longer be built on EdgeHTML. Using the Chromium engine could help Microsoft's new browser work with the same extensions available to Chrome. Whatever the rationale behind this decision is, Anaheim will likely be compatible with the huge number of Chrome extensions out there. Read More »

Samsung, Verizon will release 5G smartphone in early 2019

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Much like the Galaxy S9 series, the Galaxy S10 family is expected to utilize the earpiece as another speaker when necessary and hence deliver a stereo audio experience which should once again be optimized by AKG, the Austrian subsidiary of Samsung-owned technology giant Harman. Read More »

Nvidia unveils beastly Titan RTX card you probably can't afford

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NVIDIA, as you might imagine, is touting this as "the world's most powerful desktop GPU", and it's definitely got a price tag to match that designation. But here's the kicker, the new Titan is paired with 24GB GDDR6 memory at 672GB/s of bandwidth, significantly faster than the previous Titans. Data scientists will look forward to the accelerates data analytics with RAPIDS , one of the most popular data science workflows. Read More »

Anthem Closed Alpha Begins December 8

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You must choose between either the PlayStation 4 , Xbox One, or PC when signing up for the closed sessions and you won't be able to change your platform later. You can sign up to participate, but this doesn't mean you will get in. The alpha can also be pre-downloaded. Anthem , which is scheduled to launch on February 22nd next year, has struggled to win over fans skeptical of game's dramatic departure from BioWare's usual story-rich, single-player fare. Read More »

Trainer Battles Announced for Pokemon Go!

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The game's official Twitter account has uploaded an enigmatic image of a Trainer standing on the opposite side of what looks like a battlefield, with that familiar exclamation point above their heads. The Great league has a CP cap of 1,500 for each Pokemon , Ultra has one of 2,500, and Master has no limit. While it's still unclear how Trainer Battles are initiated, Niantic revealed that there will be three separate Trainer Battle Leagues: Great, Ultra, and Master. Read More »

Samsung's folding screen tech stolen, sold to China

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That company then sold the tech secrets to the Chinese firms for almost $14 million, according to the prosecutors. Samsung itself is known to have invested around $ 150 billion won over six years to develop the critical display technology. Read More »

Red Dead Online beta players may lose progress

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By December 1, all owners of Red Dead Redemption 2 will have access to Red Dead Online's beta . Then there is a "Persistent Posse" that is the player's ride or die, but it'll set them back an "Admin Fee" of $200 of in-game currency. The beta itself includes 5 new modes, with more to be added later. And what is one of the first things players do in an online multiplayer experience? With a gradually shrinking player area, there's nowhere to run. Read More »

Nokia 8.1 leak confirms it's the upcoming global Nokia X7

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Renders and promotional images of the Nokia 8.1 were leaked recently , providing details about the design, specifications, and software features of the device. For weeks now, there have been conflicting reports on whether the global variant of the Nokia X7 will be called Nokia 8.1 or Nokia 7 .1 Plus. It was launched in China in two RAM variants: 4GB or 6GB RAM coupled with 64GB and 128GB storage. Read More »

"Mobile is Giving Away FREE 50" 4K TVs from Samsung

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This type of display has minimal bezels and no notch. A speaker appears to be found at the top, and a leak a few days ago said a 3.5mm headphone jack would also be present near the top. Many leaks were out about the new S10 model and it was found that the variant which was leaked it is supported as a dual-sim model (dual-sim support), also this leak was first found in Russian Federation. Read More »

PlayStation Plus Free Games for December to Include SOMA and Onrush

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It's the most wonderful time of the year and for PS Plus members it's one of the most wonderful times of the month as Playstation announce the upcoming free games coming to subscribers. Note that the PlayStation Plus December 2018 free games are only available to players paying a monthly membership fee of $9.99. Also, read PS4 vs PS4 Slim: Why You Should Buy PS4 Original? PlayStation Vita owners can enjoy Papers, Please and Iconoclasts (the latter including PlayStation 4 ... Read More »