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  • The Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS had a Very Strong Holiday Season

    The Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS had a Very Strong Holiday Season

    This is simply massive, amounting to more than 10% of the total sales figures of the Switch's predecessor, the infamously unsuccessful Wii U. But the Switch wasn't the only cause for celebration from The Big N. Overall, 2.6 million units of Nintendo hardware (which includes the SNES Classic Edition) were sold in the USA in January. All current versions of the 3DS (including 2DS) moved over 750,000 units altogether, which made it the best December for the line in four years since 2014.

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  • Dish DVRs will soon be working with Google Assistant

    Dish DVRs will soon be working with Google Assistant

    With IFTTT, the possibilities with TiVo go beyond just the convenience of voice controls to deeper, more relevant AI-powered tasks. The new feature will come to Hopper, Joey, and Wally boxes. Microsoft and Magic Leap have been teasing us with their augmented reality (AR) goggles for years, but clearly, these products in the form of the HoloLens and the Magic Leap One are not yet ready for prime time.

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  • U.S. spy satellite believed destroyed after failing to reach orbit

    U.S. spy satellite believed destroyed after failing to reach orbit

    A United States official and two congressional aides, all familiar with the launch, said on condition of anonymity that the second-stage of SpaceX's Falcon 9 booster rocket failed . However, the company has completed more than ten successful supply missions to ISS. SpaceX launched two other national security missions a year ago: a satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office in May and the Pentagon's autonomous space plane, known as the X-37B, in September.

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  • Overwatch League Gives Twitch Exclusive Broadcast Rights

    Overwatch League Gives Twitch Exclusive Broadcast Rights

    If for some reason you felt inclined to buy every single one of these new skins, it would cost you just shy of $1,200. See the team skins for all 12 city-based franchises. For more info on that, check this out. Although the company's announcement has come down to the wire, Blizzard has finally revealed that Twitch will be the exclusive third-party streaming partner of the professional eSports league for the game.

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  • Nokia 6 2018 Leaked ahead of Launch - First Look, Price, Specifications

    Nokia 6 2018 Leaked ahead of Launch - First Look, Price, Specifications

    TENAA is China's telecommunications authority, similar to the FCC in the United States, and it's usually among the last stops a device has to make before it's ready to hit the market. On the camera side, the device will sport a single 16 MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and dual LED flash. The Nokia 6 (2018 ) is pre-loaded with Android 7.1.1 Nougat and includes a fast charging port.

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  • An Epic Super Blue Blood Moon Is Coming to Ring in 2018

    An Epic Super Blue Blood Moon Is Coming to Ring in 2018

    If "go big or go home " is your motto for ringing in the new year, you're in good company: The moon is showing up to the party too, treating skywatchers to several events in January. The eclipse of the moon will happen the evening of January 31 or the morning of February 1. The celestial event will be viewable in totality from western North America to Eastern Asia.

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  • Amazon's Happy Holiday: Over 4 Million Try Prime During A Single Week

    Amazon's Happy Holiday: Over 4 Million Try Prime During A Single Week

    Amazon on Tuesday said this year marked its "biggest holiday season" yet with record level sales. Fire Kids Edition Tablets sold 2.4x as many devices. The Echo Dot , Fire TV Stick, and TP-Link Smart Plug Mini were the most ordered items via voice. The most popular item viewed with AR view throughout this holiday season was a black chair with ottoman.

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  • Civilization VI is available now on iPad for free (for 50 turns)

    Civilization VI is available now on iPad for free (for 50 turns)

    You can pick up the game on an iPad (if you have iOS 11, an iPad Air 2, an iPad 2017, or an iPad Pro) now. Civ VI is free because the first 60 turns you play are free. However, the game's previous attempts at mobile ports are not exactly that great. Civilization VI offers new ways to engage with your world. Users of the latest models of iPads can purchase " Civilization VI " on the official App Store .

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  • Google's Chrome ad blocker is coming, but may be ineffectual

    Google's Chrome ad blocker is coming, but may be ineffectual

    The native ad blocker that Google has built into its Chrome browser will get to work starting February 15, 2018, the search giant confirmed today. Chrome 64 is now scheduled to arrive on January 23 and Chrome 65 is slated to launch on March 6, suggesting Google will be turning on its browser's ad-blocker remotely, and possibly gradually for select users.

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  • Named the date of announcement of the smartphone Huawei Honor 9 Lite

    Named the date of announcement of the smartphone Huawei Honor 9 Lite

    The Honor 9 is getting another sibling in the form of the Honor 9 Lite . While the Huawei Enjoy 7S is also expected to be announced on 17 December, there is a possibility for the Honor 9 Lite to be launched right after that. Furthermore, by following the trend, the company brings the tradition of dual camera setup at the back panel of the phone. The company offers a 3,340 mAH battery backup to the smartphone.

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  • Geminid Meteor Shower To Be Especially Visible Overnight

    Geminid Meteor Shower To Be Especially Visible Overnight

    The longest and darkest nights of the year are upon us and this makes great viewing for the annual Geminid meteor shower , which peaks Wednesday night. If you're looking to capture this event for your Instagram, you're in luck because the Geminids are among the easiest meteors to photograph, thanks to their brightness and relatively slow speed.

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  • Google's New Android Oreo Go Will Work Even On Low-End Phones

    Google's New Android Oreo Go Will Work Even On Low-End Phones

    The Google Assistant was first designed for smartphones running Android 7.0 Nougat and later for Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The update will also be rolling out to users in Italy, Japan, Brazil, Germany and Korea. After the forthcoming rollout, Google assistant will reportedly be available to nearly 79.3% of users. Google also notes that Assistant on a tablet will be ideal to control smart devices like plugs and lights or ask about the weather.

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  • Trump directs NASA to send astronauts back to moon and Mars

    Trump directs NASA to send astronauts back to moon and Mars

    Trump's directive orders Nasa instead to "enable human expansion across the solar system ", "lead the return of humans to the moon" and follow that with "human missions to Mars and other destinations". Constellation was projected to cost $100 billion, and aimed to get boots on the Moon's surface by the late 2020s. NASA said initial funding for the new policy would be included in its budget request for fiscal year 2019.

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  • Apple set to buy Shazam for $400 million

    Later that year, it arrived on Android, and it has continued to maintain a strong userbase. Apple is nearing a deal to buy music recognition app Shazam at a valuation in the hundreds of millions of dollars, several outlets reported Friday.

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  • HP's LTE-ready PC wants you to leave your charger at home

    HP's LTE-ready PC wants you to leave your charger at home

    CEO of Asus, Jerry Shen, took to the stage at the Qualcomm Tech Summit 2017 now underway in Hawaii to announce the world's first Gigabit LTE laptop, the Asus NovaGo . Qualcomm set its sights on the Windows market late past year when it announced that its Snapdragon 835 SoC processor would find its way into Asus, HP, and Lenovo Windows 10 devices featuring "Always On" connectivity.

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  • Redmi 5A: Unboxing and first impressions

    Redmi 5A: Unboxing and first impressions

    This means, Xiaomi will offer Rs 1000 discount for the first five million units of the Redmi 5A . We compare this offer to some "effective price" deals offered by other manufacturers and talk about how Xiaomi has done a good job with its marketing of the Redmi 5A.

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  • Charles Leclerc to race for Sauber alongside Marcus Ericcson in 2018

    Charles Leclerc to race for Sauber alongside Marcus Ericcson in 2018

    Meanwhile, in terms of drivers, the Swiss team are retaining the services of Marcus Ericsson , but are replacing Pascal Wehrlein with the services of Charles Leclerc . "This agreement with the Sauber F1 team is a significant step in the reshaping of the Alfa Romeo brand", Marchionne said earlier this week. He is clearly deserving of a shot in Formula One .

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  • Supermoon expected in skies above Gedling borough on Sunday

    Supermoon expected in skies above Gedling borough on Sunday

    At that point, the moon will be just 222,135 miles from Earth, almost 16,000 miles closer than it normally is throughout the year. They appear up to 14% bigger and 30% brighter than normal. To take a picture of the supermoon with a smartphone, tap on the moon on the screen and hold your finger in place to lock the camera's focus. For those using DSLR cameras, Ingalls recommends using another subject in the image, like a person, pet or landmark to compare to the size of the moon.

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  • Select HTC U11 units start receiving Android Oreo update

    Select HTC U11 units start receiving Android Oreo update

    Over that, he said that HTC A9 won't be receiving Android Oreo OS update. HTC has announced it's now rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo to unlocked variants of its U11 flagship smartphone. The smartphone now runs on Android 7.1.2 Nougat operating system. There's a picture-in-picture mode for videos, for instance, a new notification system that displays dots on app icons and the highly anticipated Project Treble, which makes it easier to download new versions of Android.

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  • Tesla is popping after its semi truck and roadster announcements (TSLA)

    Tesla is popping after its semi truck and roadster announcements (TSLA)

    And for vehicles, period. "The point of doing this is just to give a hardcore smackdown to gasoline cars", he said. "Driving a gasoline sports auto is going to feel like a steam engine with a side of quiche". "It's as though you're driving a Model S or a Model X or a Model 3 ", he said. Interior of Tesla's new Roadster. Plaid is of course Tesla's next level of acceleration, paying homage to Space Balls the movie, that goes beyond Ludicrous mode .

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  • Apple reportedly readying two new iPhones with OLED screens for 2018

    The company introduced a range of AR features to iOS 11 and now believes a dedicated system that won't require a paired smartphone is the next logical step. But he also mentioned that the feature will be limited to high-end iPad model only. Apple has recently refreshed its iPad lineup in June 2017 at Worldwide Conference 2017.

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  • Facebook Launches Messenger P2P Payments Feature in The UK

    Facebook Launches Messenger P2P Payments Feature in The UK

    The new feature even comes with an assistant, created to make sending money even simplerHas Facebook Messenger payments launched in the UK? What is this glorious new feature we hear you say? British Facebook users can now send money to each other through the social network giant's Messenger app.

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  • Apple reports its Q4 earnings

    Apple reports its Q4 earnings

    Apple shares have climbed 45 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index has climbed 15 percent. Apple still was able to blast through forecasts, reporting revenue of $52.6 billion, up 12% from the year ago quarter, and easily beating analyst expectations of $50.7 billion for the September-ending quarter collected by S&P Global Market Intelligence.

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