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  • Google and Apple trade blows in augmented reality war

    Google and Apple trade blows in augmented reality war

    Google was first to market with an augmented reality-enabled smartphone with the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro , which was designed around the Tango software. " ARCore will run on millions of devices". What is set to bring it to the next level however is the introduction of two AR platforms from two of the biggest companies on Earth: Apple and its platform ARKit , along with Google's own ARCore .

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  • Google launches a dedicated site promoting certified Android devices

    Google launches a dedicated site promoting certified Android devices

    Devices from companies like Samsung, LG, and HTC are already certified by Google Play Protect , but this new change should help you know whether that Android phone from a smaller OEM is certified or not. Unlike previous versions of Android, Oreo offers boosted protection against accidental downloads and installation of apps from untrusted sources .

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  • Google's Next Version of Android Dubbed 'Oreo'

    Google's Next Version of Android Dubbed 'Oreo'

    The confirmation came in a response to a USA customer's query on Twitter whether " Android Oreo is coming to HTC 10?" Pixel and Nexus users will be among the first to get the new update, which is not surprising at all. With this improvement, Android Oreo users will be able to enjoy theming of the Android Framework and Android System UI, theming of any third-party application, custom fonts for 3rd-party apps, and a status bar center-clock mod WITHOUT root.

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  • Taylor Swift uses Right Said Fred's 'I'm Too Sexy' in new single

    Taylor Swift uses Right Said Fred's 'I'm Too Sexy' in new single

    It's been quite a year for Swift , between her public break-up with long time boyfriend Calvin Harris, a high-profile court case and what seems to be like a never ending feud with the Kardasian-West family. The music video is set to premiere at this year's MTV VMAs on August 27 airing on MTV at 8 P.M. EST. Right Said Fred took to Twitter to thank Taylor for the song credits and called the song a "marvellous reinvention".

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  • Walmart and Google are teaming up to change your shopping habits

    Walmart and Google are teaming up to change your shopping habits

    The Google-enabled service will be available beginning in late September and is a response to online retailer Amazon .com, which provides customers with voice-command shopping capability through its Alexa device. Google said it will offer free delivery to shoppers who meet minimums. This integration is a level deeper than what exists between Google Express and other retailers that have joined the fray, including Costco , Target , and Petsmart, to name a few.

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  • Mario and Luigi are coming to Rocket League

    Mario and Luigi are coming to Rocket League

    The Nintendo Switch version of Rocket League is getting some Nintendo-themed cars and accessories as free content when the game releases on the Nintendo Switch sometime this holiday season. The Gunship vehicle will come with a Wave Beam specialized boost. You can check out all of these cars in action in the trailer below. Hey, Rocket League players care about boost trails.

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  • Apple Adds Touch ID-Deactivating

    Apple Adds Touch ID-Deactivating "Cop Button" to iOS 11

    But after you've done that, the only way to access your phone again is by typing in your passphrase (assuming you've set one). And as a part of the process, iOS 11 also disables Touch ID . In February this year, a US-born Nasa scientist was forced to unlock his phone by American border control. In order to activate both these features, the procedure is the same.

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  • Kirin 970 mass production signals Huawei Mate 10 imminent release

    Kirin 970 mass production signals Huawei Mate 10 imminent release

    The past few weeks have treated us to several teasers about the new device. The Mate 10 is expected to launch in October, just a month after Apple unveils its new iPhone. We'll update this section when we know more, but it's safe to assume we'll see the announcement of the Huawei Mate 10 on 16 October 2017. There are also talks that the Mate 10 could also come with facial recognition, AR compatibility, 3D sensing and iris scanner.

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  • Consumer Reports Says Microsoft Laptops Are Unreliable

    Consumer Reports Says Microsoft Laptops Are Unreliable

    The breakage rate for Microsoft Corp's Surface devices is significantly worse than for other manufacturers' laptops and tablets, Consumer Reports said , adding that it was removing its "recommended" designation for Surface products. However, Microsoft told CNN Tech it doesn't believe the findings accurately reflect Surface owners' "true experiences". Earlier this year, Consumer Reports declined to endorse Apple's Touch Bar-equipped MacBook Pro over inconsistent battery life ...

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  • Samsung Galaxy S8 Active accidentally confirmed by AT&T?

    Both devices sport the same Infinity Display but with the Galaxy Note 8 being slightly larger when it is officially announced, we were expecting something bigger. What is surprising here is that the capacity of the battery expected to be incorporated in the Note 8 is going to be much smaller than the 3,500mAh cell present in the Galaxy S8 +.

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  • PlayStation 4 Sales Tumble for the First Quarter of 2017

    PlayStation 4 Sales Tumble for the First Quarter of 2017

    This is up from 60 million for the period ended March 31. For the April-June quarter, Sony's operating profit almost tripled from a year before to 157.6 billion yen ($1.43 billion), a record for the first quarter. Net Sales - 1.98 trillion yen ($17.92 billion) in net sales , up 4.76% from April's 1.89 trillion yen ($17.10 billion) forecast. On the other hand, digital download revenue fell 22.1% to $116.5 million.

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  • HTC Standalone VR headset launches in China

    HTC Standalone VR headset launches in China

    The Vive Standalone headset will be powered by an Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and will first be made available throughout China sometime before the end of the year. This is how the project looks now and it was brought to market by a few Chinese companies. At present, the HTC Vive is by far the best headset, but it requires a complex PC set-up and wires to work.

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  • Motorola brings out the new Moto 360 camera with Z2 Force

    Motorola brings out the new Moto 360 camera with Z2 Force

    The Moto Z2 Force had been anticipated to launch for quite a while, and that it did. Unfortunately, there's no headphone jack, a page taken from Apple's book and the earlier Moto Z smartphone . It will be available in two RAM variants - 4GB RAM / 64GB inbuilt storage and 6GB RAM / 128GB inbuilt storage. This is a result of Motorola's promise that "atleast" three generations of Moto Z phones will be cross compatible with Moto Mods.

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  • 2 missing Burundi teens entered Canada; no foul play seen

    2 missing Burundi teens entered Canada; no foul play seen

    Police reports provided to Buzzfeed indicated that the four boys and two girls were last seen in the early evening of 18 July in northwest DC after which their adult mentor was unable to locate them. Burundi saw an outbreak of political violence in April 2015, when President Pierre Nkurunziza announced he would run for a third term in office. The competition in the US capital, which is created to encourage youths to pursue careers in math and science, attracted teams of teenagers from more ...

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  • Samsung Pay and PayPal Team Up

    Samsung Pay and PayPal Team Up

    In April, PayPal announced a deal with Android Pay that's almost identical to the one it just made with Samsung . The next month, PayPal announced they were adding Venmo as a payment option within their own service, and today it looks like they're making their way to Samsung Pay as well.

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  • Andromeda 10 Hour Free Trial Now Available

    Andromeda 10 Hour Free Trial Now Available

    Mass Effect Andromeda was available as a free, ten hour trial for Origin Access subscribers, but this extended taster has now been made available to everyone. However, the Mass Effect: Andromeda campaign is only limited to the first planet, which players can complete in about an hour, while the multiplayer mode has no limitations.

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  • PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Getting First-Person Servers

    PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Getting First-Person Servers

    The developers say that no one will be forced to play on these first person only servers, and that they are hard at work at improving this viewpoint before release. They'll be added to solo and duo games in the European Union and NA regions in the next monthly update , then rolled out elsewhere after a bit of polish.

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  • Here's How LaVar Ball Feels About Lonzo Wearing Nikes

    Here's How LaVar Ball Feels About Lonzo Wearing Nikes

    Of course, reporters had to ask him why he wasn't wearing the $495 ZO2 Prime. Ball looked for his own shot more in the second half, getting to the free-throw line as well and crediting a "Mamba mentality" for the outburst. All-Rookie selection Buddy Hield and No. 5 pick De'Aaron Fox sat out, then college player of the year Frank Mason left after 4 minutes with an apparent ankle injury.

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  • Cruz Holds Austin Town Hall On Health Care With Veterans

    Cruz Holds Austin Town Hall On Health Care With Veterans

    Cruz said during Thursday's show it's been a promise since the legislation was signed in 2010. Cruz says giving insurers a path around the regulations should allow them to offer some plans at a lower cost. (R-Utah) was more outspoken in his objection to the refusal by leaders to touch pre-existing conditions, while Cruz's position was left murky. "The draft healthcare legislation preserves access to care for people with pre-existing conditions, strengthens Medicaid and does not change ...

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  • Shadow of Mordor Free Weekend with Nemesis Forge Update

    Shadow of Mordor Free Weekend with Nemesis Forge Update

    The game begins on the night of Sauron's return to Mordor , as his Black Captains brutally execute the Rangers of the Black Gate. Shadow of Mordor hit consoles in 2014, pitting players in the role of a ranger named Talion while fighting your way through legions of Orcs and Uruk-hai.

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  • Bethanie Mattek-Sands suffers shocking knee injury at Wimbledon

    Bethanie Mattek-Sands suffers shocking knee injury at Wimbledon

    When I saw that she's hurt, I obviously ran to the court. F***. Help me please'. "You wouldn't wish that on your worst enemy". Doubles specialist Mattek-Sands was taken away on a stretcher to hospital and Wimbledon said she had suffered an "acute knee injury", which Cirstea felt was a dislocated kneecap.

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  • Halo 5: Guardians Getting Xbox One X Support

    Halo 5: Guardians Getting Xbox One X Support

    It was a surprise to most of us that Halo didn't get a mention at E3 . According to 343, they'll be sharing "more details on the release timing soon". Thanks to the Master Chief Collection's various issues (some related to matchmaking problems, some related to how limited character customization became) fans have wanted these options for a while, and it's great to see it finally happen.

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  • Gunman dead after NY hospital shooting

    Gunman dead after NY hospital shooting

    Peter Donald said. Four to six people were shot in the incident, and other people suffered minor injuries while attempting to get away. "She woke me up and told me there was a situation, somebody's out there shooting people", Trimble said as he waited for his wife to come out.

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