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Xiaomi Mi 8 full specs leaked online, ahead of May 31 launch

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The Xiaomi Redmi 6 will bear the model number- M1805D1SE and measures 149.33 x 71.68 x 75mm. Coming to the key specifications, TENAA listing reveals that the smartphone will feature a 5.84-inch Full HD+ display with a screen resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19:9. Read More »

WhatsApp users can play Facebook, Instagram videos on application directly

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The feature can be availed with WhatsApp beta for Android app by signing for the beta programme on Google Play. This allows users to send messages to numbers not saved in their contact list. A new "media visibility" feature lets users decide its images, videos or audio received on WhatsApp should be seen in the gallery or not. This feature will be similar to the current audio calling feature with some minor changes . Read More »

The world's most offensive video game

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It will be called very simple Active Shooter , apparently in order not to scare off potential buyers. Another shooting at an IN middle school just last week injured two, and might have turned deadly if not for the heroics of an unarmed teacher who tackled the shooter, a student at the school. Read More »

Fortnite’s Close Encounters LTM has been disabled thanks to bugs

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YouTube is already awash with creators that focus exclusively on producing Fortnite-related content, which when combined with its free-to-play model has resulted in a powerful network effect. For those who missed the news from this week's 4.2 patch notes , Close Encounters is a Shotgun and Jetpack-only mode. In comparison, Valve's Dota 2 has paid out more than $140 million in more than 900 tournaments since 2013. Read More »

Nearly $9 Billion In Lawsuits Filed Under EU's New Privacy Rule

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EU GDPR law is European in nature and it is created to protect European citizens' privacy exclusively. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR ) is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union and the European Economic Area. Read More »

State Of Decay 2 Earned Over 1 Million Players In Two Days

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In addition, folks have watched a total of 3.5 million hours of gameplay across popular livestreaming platforms, including Twitch, Mixer, and YouTube. Even though it's a sequel to the original State of Decay , it's only loosely related story-wise. Bugs such as multiplayer tether not functioning correctly. Read More »

Amazon's Alexa 'heard and sent private chat'

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In a statement to USA Today , company reps suggested that the Echo probably woke up after hearing what sounded like "Alexa", and likely misinterpreted the couple's conversation as a series of commands, like "send a message". In response to KIRO 7 , Amazon said that this was an "extremely rare occurrence". "When the automobile was first introduced, or the airplane or the computer, it took time for us to understand the good and bad they came with", he said. Read More »

Battlefield V Announced with October 19 Launch

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The controversy surrounding unnecessary and sometimes predatory " loot boxes " in gaming has led to a massive pushback in the industry. Hosted by The Daily Show's Trevor Noah, the hour and a half reveal touched on theaters of war, gameplay modes, and designs, and culminated with a cinematic/in-game trailer that showcased the game in action for the first time. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 launched in Nepal

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While the front of the device will comprise of two 3.5-inch screens opening out into a 7-inch tablet, another one will be behind which will be of 3.5-inch. With entertainment optimized on the Galaxy S9 +, having a wide selection of content to watch is a must. Similarly to the solution used by every Sony flagship since the XZ Premium, the new camera module at play also features dedicated memory which can be put to use when employing the phone's 960fps (frames per second) super ... Read More »

Far Cry 5 Hours Of Darkness Expansion Gets A New Trailer

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They must rescue imprisoned squad maters, fight against the dreaded Viet Cong and North Vietnamese Army, and find any means to get home. On name alone, Hours of Darkness carries a certain thematic and tonal baggage that it hopefully understands, rather than becoming another act of the same failed tonal juggling that plagued Far Cry 5 . Read More »

PayPal now available as a payment option across Google apps

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PayPal gets fully integrated into the Google ecosystem. This will likely lead to a higher number of transactions made through PayPal , as many customers could be drawn to the convenient payment system. Last week, PayPal acquired Swedish startup iZettle for $2.2 billion to expand into in-store payments and further diversify its capabilities. This won't mean a lot for everyone, but if you're a heavy PayPal user, this is bound to be exciting news. Read More »

TotalBiscuit, popular YouTube games critic, dies from cancer at 33

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Bain had bowel cancer that eventually spread to his liver. In a lengthy Reddit post earlier this month, Bain said he'd recently learned that after 46 rounds of chemotherapy, his body had become resistant to all forms of treatment. I'd ask people not to speculate about how long I might have left. Bain wrote: "I can't do the job anymore". " John Bain's opinionated game critiques and sense of humour led to him becoming one of the most prominent voices in the gaming industry", it said in ... Read More »

Apple Signs Deal With Volkswagen To Develop Self-Driving Cars

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Apple enlisted software programmers, automotive engineers, rocket scientists and the industrial-design team of Apple's design chief, Jonathan Ive, to reimagine the auto. Two years ago, Apple had 1,000 or more people working on its autonomous vehicle program, code-named Project Titan. The two companies held partnership talks for more than a year, said three people familiar with the discussions. Read More »

PlayStation Classic Being Internally Considered at Sony

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He also revealed that there have been discussions happening about how to make it work. By contrast, Sony's message was simple. In addition, PlayStation will also present new and enhanced versions of the Uefa Champions League Fantasy and Predictor games alongside the official Uefa Champions League app. Read More »

Low-Cost Android Devices Found Secretly Installing Adware

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Avast Threat Labs said it has found adware pre-installed on several hundred different Android devices, including those from manufacturers like ZTE , Archos , and myPhone . After Avast contacted the company hosting the attacker's command and control server, an updated version of the malware was released on April 17, 2018. Read More »

Smart Shocks Add to Ford Raptor's Off-Road Credentials

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It uses suspension and body sensors to improve the ride, maximize handling, and help make sure that the Raptor doesn't bottom out. There's no extra power, so the truck's 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V-6 is still pumping out 450 horsepower and 510 pound-feet of torque. Read More »

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 710 brings flagship performance to mid-range phones

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Image processing is also an area where the 710 seems to push ahead of the 660. Qualcomm has now announced a new 700 series lineup of chipsets with premium specs to overcome the inferiority complex in consumers' minds regarding the 600 series when compared to its flagship 800 series processors, despite the 660 being a strong contender. Read More »

Dark Souls Remastered Gets Early Release on PC

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The good news is that Dark Souls: Remastered is fairly low-cost on Steam , assuming you already own the original game. It's a valid complaint, though other user reviews rightly point out that implementing those upgrades while also porting the game over to current-gen consoles likely wasn't cheap. Read More »

Moto G6 comes to Verizon for about $10 less than elsewhere

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The company has announced the launch of the Moto G6 Play via a tweet, finally settling the Amazon exclusive and Flipkart exclusive debate. Among them, the Moto G6 was confirmed to arrive at Verizon on postpaid accounts, but other pre-paid carriers have been mentioned as well, including Republic Wireless , TracFone, and Ting. Read More »

Valve's Steam Link App for iOS Rejected by Apple

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According to a press release shared by Valve , the Steam Link app has been rejected by Apple due to business conflicts with app guidelines. There has been some conjecture as to why Apple would block the Steam Link app. For those unaware, Apple has not yet given a major visual bump to its Mac app store ever since 2011. It's clear that Valve was blindsided by Apple's decision-the lead image for this article, which shows an iPhone running Steam Link with a third-party ... Read More »

HTC Just Revealed U12 Plus Early: Here's All the Specs

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The leaked details about the HTC U12 Plus also revealed that the phone will feature a " Liquid Surface " design paired with pressure-sensitive buttons and touch feedback experience. It will be fueled by Snapdragon 845 chipset and 6 GB of RAM. What do you think of HTC's newest flagship smartphone? The device will have a 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage and a microSD card slot for storage expansion up to 2TB. Read More »

165mph Honda Civic Type R pickup concept revealed

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This is the Civic Type R Pick-up Truck concept, or as it is known internally, "Project P", which is being prested at the annual SMMT ( Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders ) Test Day event. Alyn James, project lead, commented: "we have a special projects division at the factory in Swindon and this project was a fantastic opportunity for the team to show just what their creative minds could do ". Read More »

OnePlus 6 Brings Supports For Seamless Updates

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OnePlus is now sending out an update to the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T, bringing new features to both devices. To fix the issue, Google introduced a new feature for Android called A/B system updates or seamless updates. The default Gallery app also sees a few changes like the new "Places" feature that shows you a map-view of photos based on the location they were taken at. Read More »

Apple Wins $539 Million in Damages Over Samsung Patent Retrial

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Apple originally sought $1.07 billion from Samsung for the latter infringing on three design patents , but Samsung argued $28 million was appropriate instead. As expected, Samsung's lawyer said that the verdict isn't based on evidence so the Korean giant will raise its objections. It had approached the apex court for clarification on whether damages from design patents could be limited to the value of the infringed part instead of the total profit made from the sale of the device. Read More »

How to Delete Your Apple ID and All Your Data With it

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You can contact Apple to request a copy of your data. As long as that possibility may not work in all countries. And is now confined to Apple accounts recorded in the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland. We expect that Apple will eventually make it available to all of its users in the future, but if you from the EU or have an EU Apple account, then you can take a look at the information that Apple has collected on you thus far. Read More »

Trump talks to Naval Academy grads on how to pronounce Nevada

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Trump culminated the section of his address with a simple declaration: "America is back". "In case you haven't noticed, we have become a lot stronger lately", Trump said. "The best way to prevent war is to be fully prepared for war", said Trump, hoping that the grads would never have to use their "beautiful, new, powerful equipment". Read More »

Ferrari SP38 Is The Marque’s Latest One-Off

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Ferrari has unveiled its latest one-off creation, called the SP38, a road- and track-going vehicle built for "one of Ferrari's most dedicated customers" who has a "deep passion for racing". Also reminiscent of the F40 is the integrated rear spoiler - here, it sweeps downwards into the diffuser to frame the tail end, which holds a pair of tailpipes and the signature quad round tail lights. Read More »

Rejected! Apple Nixes Steam Link App

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On Wednesday, May 9th, Valve released news of the app. According to a press release shared by Valve, the Steam Link app has been rejected by Apple due to business conflicts with app guidelines. The Steamlink app was meant to allow gamers to stream games to their phones from their PCs. With it, you can play your collection of Steam titles on your smartphone, provided you've a powerful computer to run said games and you're under the same roof. Read More »

Apple refunding Rs. 3,900 on faulty iPhone battery replacements

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The refund is valid on iPhone 6 or later models and on batteries replaced between January 1, 2017, and December 28, 2017. Apple does warn that it will require proof of servicing before it'll issue the credit, which will be made either as an electronic funds transfer or as a credit on the credit card used to pay for the battery replacement . Read More »

PM Modi apologises for lack of drinking water in Santiniketan

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India & Bangladesh are two separate countries, but our interests are connected. It will also be 10 years since the Prime Minister, who holds the chair of chancellor, will be present to award degrees. Unruly scenes were witnessed inside the convocation venue "Amra Kunja" just before the prime minister arrived there as students protested over the paucity of water, an official said. Read More »

Prince Harry's Ex-Girlfriend Cressida Bonas Breaks Silence On Royal Wedding

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The invitation clearly stated that guests must wear hats. Cressida dated Harry for two years after they were introduced by his cousin Princess Eugenie and they're believed to have stayed on good terms following their split in 2014. "It was their final call, a parting call in which they both acknowledged Harry was moving on", a source told Vanity Fair . 'Chelsy was quite emotional about it all, she was in tears and nearly didn't go to the wedding'. Read More »

U.S. police chief apologizes for arrest of National Basketball Association player

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When he returned to his vehicle, an officer was waiting and the situation turned tense with the officer repeatedly telling Brown to "back up" and accusing Brown of "being all badass to me". He is then heard groaning in pain as officers move to restrain him. "The department conducted an investigation into the incident, which revealed members acted inappropriately and those members were recently disciplined", Morales said at a brief news conference . Read More »

Westwood, Harrington, Donald, McDowell vice captains for Euro Ryder Cup team

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Harrington: "We all know that the captain, the teams are so well balanced nowadays that the captain can make all the difference, and he needs all the support he can get, and there is a lot going on during the week". Europe will seek to regain the trophy after losing it to the U.S. 17-11 last time out at Hazeltine. So you've got to have people around you that you trust one hundred per cent, that you believe in, that have the same values as you for what we're going to do that week. Read More »

Energy wells plugged as Hawaii's Kilauea volcano sends lava nearby

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The arrival of the lava at the island's coast over the weekend sparked new safety warnings about toxic gas on the island's southern coast, The Associated Press reported . The U.S. Geological Survey said sulfur dioxide emissions from the volcano have more than doubled since the current eruption began. Lava from a Kilauea volcano fissure flows past trees downed by lava towards the Pacific Ocean, on Hawaii's Big Island, on May 21, 2018. Read More »

Era Istrefi to perform World Cup song in Russian Federation

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The song , which is being produced by Diplo (famed for hits Lean On and Cold Water with his group Major Lazer) is set to be released on May 25, according to Billboard . Tradition dictates that the track will be performed at either the World Cup opening ceremony, which will be on June 14 before Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia kick off the tournament at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium, or at the closing ceremony ahead of the final at the same venue on July 15. Read More »

Israel launches world's FIRST strikes with 1200mph supersonic F-35 fighter jets

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He also claimed that 100 Syrian anti-aircraft missiles were fired at Israeli jets during its retaliatory strike. "You know that we just won the Eurovision with the song 'Toy.' Well, the F-35 is not a toy", he said. The United States has declined for decades to take a position on the status of this territory, but following President Donald Trump's decision to move the USA embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, DeSantis and others see an opportunity for the United States to recognize ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J4 and Galaxy J6: new mid-range offering

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Both of these devices have a lot in common, but are different internally and also priced differently. These devices have already been leaked prior to launch, and we kind of know the specifications and other details. It has brought about changes in the display hardware that delivers a 18.5:9 aspect ratio to provide an end-to-end viewing experience and more browsing space. Read More »

Trump urges China to maintain secure border with North Korea

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North Korea will no doubt evaluate the results of that meeting and assess whether this week's statements have had the desired effect on Moon and Trump as part of their preparations for next steps toward the Trump-Kim summit. The North threatened to withdraw from the Trump talks if the joint exercises proceeded or if the USA continued to insist Pyongyang abandon its nuclear program. Read More »

First official 4K screenshots released for Call of Duty Black Ops 4

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As previously mentioned, Black Ops 4 was revealed a couple of hours ago, and the developers made sure to include a short 2 minute video teaser in which they talked about the new Blackout mode. Each of the game's Specialist characters feature unique abilities that can "be applied strategically across game modes". Many will be glad to see that continue in Black Ops 4 , so fingers crossed Treyarch will shed more light on these women in the run-upto the game's release. Read More »

All You Need to Know About Google One

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The good news is that subscribing to Google One will be a cheaper affair than current Google Drive plans. Look out for an email confirming your upgrade to Google One , where you can manage your storage plan and benefits. She said that "we hope to build those out over time". Many support channels for Google products lead you down a path to the Google Product Forums which are staffed for the most part with volunteer experts. Read More »

Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 6.1 get dual LTE/VoLte support

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HMD Global has rolled out an update to provide 4G support for the second SIM card slot for the Nokia 7 Plus (TA-1046) and Nokia 6 (2018 ) (TA-1089) smartphones. The phone runs Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box and the company also announced it will be among the first phones to get Android P as well. The Nokia X6 has a 5.8 inch TFT display with a 2280 x 1080 px resolution. Read More »