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Original: Microsoft revealed that new Xbox hardware will be making an appearance at the Gamescom next month in Germany. But don't get your hopes up for a massive console reveal just yet. Lastly, Microsoft announced a handful of games that will be present on the show floor at their booth space. The Inside Xbox Gamescom stream will begin at 7:30 am PDT on August 21st.
  • Apple MacBook Pro Recalls Its Predecessor For A Free Swapping!

    Apple MacBook Pro Recalls Its Predecessor For A Free Swapping!

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    The screens and Touch Bars on these notebooks now incorporate Apple's True Tone display technology to shift white points in response to ambient lighting. MacBook Pro has beautifully balanced, high-fidelity sound that takes listening to new levels with wide dynamic range and more bass for maximum boom.
  • Microsoft launches free Teams version, available worldwide in 40 languages

    Microsoft launches free Teams version, available worldwide in 40 languages

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    Whether users already happy using Slack will want to move to teams is another question. The free version of Microsoft 365 Teams will be available in 40 languages for up to 300 people. Plus, the service doesn't integrate with traditional 365 apps; instead, it uses Microsoft's web-based apps as a part of Office Online which are much more stripped down when compared to their native counterparts.
  • Spectre Mitigation Increases Chrome Memory Usage, Google Says

    Spectre Mitigation Increases Chrome Memory Usage, Google Says

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    Site Isolation guards against Spectre and has been available as an experimental option since Chrome 63, which released around the time of the Meltdown and Spectre disclosures, but it's now enabled by default for 99 percent of Chrome users on all platforms.
  • V8 Aston Martin Cygnet revealed

    V8 Aston Martin Cygnet revealed

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    Aston Martin Cygnet is probably the company's most forgotten auto of all time. Weighing just 1375kg when full of fluids, the V8 Cygnet has a power-to-weight ratio of 313bhp/tonne. 380mm discs with six-piston monoblock calipers are at the front, and 330mm discs with four-piston monoblock calipers at the rear. Aston Martin is showcasing a one-off version of its Cygnet city auto at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend.
  • New MacBook Pro Keyboard Features Thin Silicone Barrier Under Its Keycaps

    New MacBook Pro Keyboard Features Thin Silicone Barrier Under Its Keycaps

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    Apple's new MacBook Pro is the first Mac to utilize the company's True Tone display technology, which uses multi-channel sensors to dynamically adjust the colors on your device's display based on the light in the surrounding environment. This issue was so serious that Apple got into legal trouble, and it later promised to replace the keyboards of the "small number of users" affected.
  • OPPO 'Find X' with AI-driven stealth 3D cameras in India

    OPPO 'Find X' with AI-driven stealth 3D cameras in India

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    The smartphone also ships with a 3730 mAh battery with support for VOOC Flash Charge technology . Customers may be able to pre-order at the following OPPO concept stores nationwide: SM Dasmarinas, SM North EDSA, SM Megamall, SM Mall of Asia, Gaisano Mall Davao, SM Clark, SM Pampanga, SM Calamba, SM Cebu, SM Fairview, SM Urdaneta, SM Baguio, SM Manila, SM Aura, SM Marikina and Market Market Taguig Customers who will pre-order must provide their information to the store and a P5,000 down ...
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 mutiplayer and Blackout betas announced

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    In addition to this, all Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 beta participants will get a "unique, one-of-a-kind calling card that they can proudly display" according to Treyarch. To gain access to the console beta, players will need a a Private Beta key provided when pre-ordering the game from select retailers . New Specialists will be playable along with returning Specialists Nomad and Prophet.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9 pricing, release date leaked

    Samsung Galaxy Note 9 pricing, release date leaked

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    A few days ago, when Samsung announced the launch date of the Galaxy Note 9, a teaser video accompanied, highlighting a new S Pen with advanced features. While the front of the device is not visible, we can clearly see the USB Type-C charging port at the bottom and the port for the audiojack. Starting from the left-hand side is the docking port for the S Pen, next is a plastic antenna cutout with a microphone hole alongside that doesn't quite line-up with the other ports.
  • Does my MacBook Pro 2016/2017 case fit the MacBook Pro 2018?

    Does my MacBook Pro 2016/2017 case fit the MacBook Pro 2018?

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    Intel's 8th-generation Coffee Lake processors have finally made it onto the MacBook Pro after months of lag time behind its competitors. Turbo Boost takes that up to 4.5GHz. Now, it's turning up on a Mac for the first time. The new Pro is ideal for manipulating large data sets, performing complex simulations, creating multi-track audio projects or doing advanced image processing or film editing.
  • Wimbledon final to clash with the big showdown in Russian Federation

    Wimbledon final to clash with the big showdown in Russian Federation

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    Roger Federer saw the amusing side of a possible World Cup-Wimbledon final clash and was more concerned about what effect the tennis could have on the viewing ratings of the football. The clash of timings has been felt nowhere more so than in England, with Gareth Southgate's men now so close to reaching their first final since 1966.
  • Leaked Galaxy Tab S4 render reveals the new S Pen

    Leaked Galaxy Tab S4 render reveals the new S Pen

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    But thanks to a leak via Android Headlines , we're getting our first good look at the device. The famous leakster Evan Blass published some revealing photos of the optional keyboard cover. It appears that the new S Pen is a bit thinner in size compared to its last version and includes an upgraded tip. The new renders emerge days after the design of the Galaxy Tab S4 got leaked online.
  • Xiaomi makes its IPO, watches shares plummet by almost 6%

    Xiaomi makes its IPO, watches shares plummet by almost 6%

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    One of the reasons that has been floated for Xiaomi's slow start is that investors are generally unsure about the company because of its uniqueness. The company is now the biggest smartphone vendor in India and is pushing into European markets including Spain and Russian Federation, though it has lost share in China recently to lower-cost rivals.
  • IOS 11.4.1 brings USB Restricted Mode but it has a bug

    IOS 11.4.1 brings USB Restricted Mode but it has a bug

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    Restricted Mode is activated if the iPhone or iPad is left locked for more than hour. Law enforcement and private companies could leverage the loophole and design new hardware to continue to crack passcodes through the Lightning port. There should be no reason why iOS 11 .4.1 has caused issues on your device. That seems to be the case for Apple's latest controversial security feature which was initially expected for iOS 12 in a few months.
  • Microsoft launches smaller, cheaper Surface Go Tablet

    Microsoft launches smaller, cheaper Surface Go Tablet

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    The most interesting thing about this new portable device is the fact that it comes with a USB-C port . Today, the Redmond giant has unveiled the all-new Surface Go tablet with the built-in kickstand on the rear. As you may recall, Bloomberg broke the news about a coming $400 Surface tablet in May. It is available for pre-order in a few countries starting July 10 and will start shipping on August 2.
  • IHOP admits to faking IHOb name change for publicity

    IHOP admits to faking IHOb name change for publicity

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    Now just over one month later on July 9, IHOP admitted what we already know; that the name change was a promotional stunt to put their new line of burgers in the spotlight. The name change lit up social media. On Monday, it was back on social media, this time to promote a pancake deal tied to IHOP's 60th birthday. The IHOb name change was never meant to be permanent.
  • Samsung to open world’s largest mobile phone manufacturing centre in India today

    Samsung to open world’s largest mobile phone manufacturing centre in India today

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    In the evening, President Moon will meet his Indian counterpart Ram Nath Kovind, who will also host a banquet for the visiting dignitary and his delegation at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. "We expect the visit to open new avenues for the expansion of our partnership, particularly in the economic domain", Kumar had said. Republic of Korea is a valued partner.
  • Google Duplex could eventually make its way into call centers

    Google Duplex could eventually make its way into call centers

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    Cloud-based customer call centres are supposed to be the thing of the future and the market is expected to hit more than $20.9 billion by 2022, up from around $6.8 billion previous year, according to research firm MarketsandMarkets. Google knows none of us particularly enjoys dealing with customer service phone calls. One of the features of Duplex that attracted so much attention is the way the voice not only sounds so naturally human - it also includes the intermittent pauses, the "ums" and ...
  • Skyrim on Switch Won’t Likely Get Mod Support

    Skyrim on Switch Won’t Likely Get Mod Support

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    Howard clarified that they would love to eventually see mods on the Switch, but now, that's not something the company is actively doing. The head honcho of Bethesda was interviewed recently and it was found that mods will definitely not be arriving on the Switch platform.
  • European spec for new Suzuki Jimny revealed

    European spec for new Suzuki Jimny revealed

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    Both the Jimny and the Jimny Sierra are three-door SUVs with the former being shorter by 155mm (3,395mm), narrower by 170mm (1,475mm) and lower to the ground by 5mm (ground clearance of 205mm). A new 101bhp 1.5-litre petrol unit replaces the last car's 1.3-litre engine, and is available with ether a five-speed manual gearbox or a four-speed auto.
  • The Xbox One July Update Is Out

    The Xbox One July Update Is Out

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    According to Xbox , the point of FastStart is to give you the information you need to get to the game immediately, and not get stuck on the main menu while you wait for the download to finish. Announced at E3 2018, FastStart is part of Microsoft's July platform update that brings a number of small - but impactful - updates to the console.
  • Facebook and Google (and memes) safe from copyright law - for now

    Facebook and Google (and memes) safe from copyright law - for now

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    The Privacy Shield deal governing transatlantic data flows should be suspended if the USA doesn't comply by 1 September, the European Parliament has said . The vote before the European Parliament proved a tougher nut to crack, however, and as reported by The Verge it was rejected by a vote of 318-278.
  • Fortnite Playground LTM Will be Switched Off Next Week

    Fortnite Playground LTM Will be Switched Off Next Week

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    It was then meant to launch on Wednesday June 27 however soon after being released the Fortnite Playground LTM mode was closed down for repairs. While it's now finally active and working as intended, it is a limited time mode, and as such won't be in rotation forever.
  • We Happy Few Has Been Approved for Sale in Australia

    We Happy Few Has Been Approved for Sale in Australia

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    It'll be available for purchase in Australia after all. Players can make their life in We Happy Few a bit easier if they use the drug, as they won't be attacked as often by the enemies in the game. More details will be published on the Classification Review Board decisions page once it's been properly prepared. Are you an Australian fan of the game? We Happy Few is now available on PC and Xbox One via Early Access and Xbox Game Preview respectively, and will officially launch on PC, ...
  • #PlaneBae: Switched seats lead to budding airplane romance and viral story

    #PlaneBae: Switched seats lead to budding airplane romance and viral story

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    A man sat down next to the woman, and they immediately hit it off. . The two people talked for the entire flight, exchanged contact information and even mysteriously took trips to the restroom at the same time. What unfolded was a series of Instagram stories, detailing the new seatmates' blossoming romance, including their conversation topics, slight elbow movements, and even the cheese board they had shared on board.
  • Apple Reportedly Dumps Intel's Upcoming 5G Modem for 2020 iPhone

    Apple Reportedly Dumps Intel's Upcoming 5G Modem for 2020 iPhone

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    But Intel failed to win Apple's business until very recently. As per the internal communication at Intel review by Calcalist and people privy to the matter, Intel will not supply 5G modem devices to Apple in 2020 for its iPhones . In the immediate future, it looks as though Apple will stick exclusively with Intel to provide the modems for its smartphone line-up. Naturally, we don't expect any confirmation from either company on this rumor.
  • Apple may introduce blue, red and orange iPhones this fall

    Apple may introduce blue, red and orange iPhones this fall

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    According to a new report from 9to5Mac based on data from reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple is going to add a bunch of color options with this year's iPhones . In addition to a new color for the higher-end iPhones, the larger 6.5-inch OLED model will carry a similar price to the current $999 iPhone X. Both of these models should have better specs as well.
  • Samsung Might Launch Foldable Galaxy X In January, Galaxy S10 In February

    Samsung Might Launch Foldable Galaxy X In January, Galaxy S10 In February

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    Bloomberg notes that Samsung's OLED sales to Apple for its iPhone X have also been weaker than expected, despite Apple having flogged 52.2 million phones in the second quarter. The semiconductor business forms the largest portion of Samsung's profit. "Sentiment is absolutely not positive as South Korea heavily relies on exports, but we should see if that really hurts financially key exporters like Samsung", said Park Jung-hoon, a fund manager at HDC Asset Management that owns ...
  • Honor 10 GT with 8 GB RAM unveiled

    Honor 10 GT with 8 GB RAM unveiled

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    The Honor 10 GT will support Huawei's new GPU Turbo software, which diverts extra power to the GPU for extra gaming performance. Thanks to its latest update, the ARM Mali-G72 MP12 GPU will be finally put to use to create remarkable night pictures that reportedly reaches the level of the P20 and P20 Pro .
  • LeBron James Gets An Unusual Welcome From California Congressman

    LeBron James Gets An Unusual Welcome From California Congressman

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    They have zero chance to challenge the Warriors for supremacy in the West, especially after GSW's latest blockbuster signing (more on that later). He goes on to predict some "championships for the Lakers", claiming that LeBron's four year window gives them room to go four in a row.
  • Xfinity Mobile restricting hotspot and streaming video speeds

    Xfinity Mobile restricting hotspot and streaming video speeds

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    The most controversial part of this change will likely be the company's reasoning; Comcast says they hope the restrictions will help customers " conserve data ." . The Wireless industry is an ever-changing world where big ideas come along daily. By the Gig costs $12 for every whole gigabyte allocated. The latest of these is Comcast with its Xfinity Mobile MVNO service, which piggybacks on America's largest 4G LTE wireless network: Verizon Wireless.
  • Bethesda calls out Sony for not being

    Bethesda calls out Sony for not being "helpful"

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    Various Fallout games, from the very first one to Fallout 4 , have always been singleplayer affairs with players only having their companions as another person around as they wander the wasteland in each game. I wrote in favor of Forza Horizon 3's design in the past , as it's as close to "perfect" as I'd expect from a cross-play title, which is to say, knowing I'm even playing a cross-play title is essentially invisible to the eye.
  • Light's 9-lensed smartphone could promise a revolution in mobile photography

    Light's 9-lensed smartphone could promise a revolution in mobile photography

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    So far, we have only see Huawei introduce a triple camera system on its P20 Pro smartphone. Light showed the publication various concept phones and prototypes that had between five and nine lenses incorporated onto their backs. The L16 camera also has other features, such as portrait mode effects and 5x optical zoom. The lenses, all together, manage to capture 64-megapixel shots and work remarkably well in low-light as well as high-speed conditions.
  • Asus Zenfone 5Z to launch today

    Asus Zenfone 5Z to launch today

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    On the connectivity front, Zenfone 5Z supports dual-SIM with both the SIM cards VoLTE enabled at the same time. For biometric authentication, the smartphone comes with a fingerprint sensor at the back, and face unlock feature as well. According to the listing, the Asus Zenfone 5Z will be available in three variants - the base variant having 6GB of RAM along with 64GB of storage starting at a price of Rs.
  • Shenmue I &II HD Remaster Release Date Confirmed for August 21

    Shenmue I &II HD Remaster Release Date Confirmed for August 21

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    Sega just dropped a trailer today revealing the release date for the relaunching of the games that started it all. In an FAQ posted to Shenmue's corner of the Sega website, the publisher explains that "throughout the engine, game code and scripts there are hard coded assumptions about a fixed 30Hz frame update rate".
  • Samsung Messages bug randomly sending photos to contacts

    Samsung Messages bug randomly sending photos to contacts

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    Until then, there are two easy fixes for the concerned users: 1. Only users who updated to the latest version appear to be affected, according to users who discovered and reported the issue on the /r/GalaxyNote8 subreddit. Users have theorised that the problems could be caused by the rollout of Rich Communications Service ( RCS ) on certain carriers in the US. "No manufacturer wants to be involved in those unforeseen issues and will work as hard as they can to rectify them as soon as ...
  • Facebook is shutting down a trio of apps due to low usage

    Facebook is shutting down a trio of apps due to low usage

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    Facebook acquired tbh previous year - if you've not heard of it before, it's an anonymous social media app aimed at high school students in the USA that encouraged teens to be nice towards each other. "We know some people are still using these apps and will be disappointed - and we'd like to take this opportunity to thank them for their support".
  • Gmail Third-Party App Developers Allowed to Scan Your Emails by Google

    Gmail Third-Party App Developers Allowed to Scan Your Emails by Google

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    It said Gmail users could visit the Security Check-up page to see which apps they had linked to their account, and revoke any they no longer wanted to share data with. This company collects data for marketers through this scanning. As per the report, Return Path Inc.is one of the said companies which Google allowed.
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 Tablet will be announced soon

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 Tablet will be announced soon

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    The Samsung Galaxy On6 features a 5.6-inch Super AMOLED display that supports 18.5:9 aspect ratio and HD+ resolution of 720 x 1480 pixels. The Samsung Galaxy On6 is powered by the octa-core Exynos 7870 chipset with all the eight cores clocked at 1.6GHz.
  • Facebook bug unblocked blocked users on 800,000 accounts

    Facebook bug unblocked blocked users on 800,000 accounts

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    This means that during the time the bug was active, the blocked person could have easily performed the aforementioned list of actions. The social network is notifying more than 800,000 users "about a bug in Facebook and Messenger that unblocked some people they had blocked" between May 29 and June 5, Erin Egan, Chief Privacy Officer , wrote in a blog post.
  • Android P beta 3 is ready for just about anyone to download

    Android P beta 3 is ready for just about anyone to download

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    These are the changes included in the Android P Developer Preview 4 . That fall date - taken in consideration with how Android P is already "very close" to being finalized - suggests that Digital Wellbeing might not even be available with the initial public release of Google's latest OS "later this summer".
  • Dear Samsung mobe owners: It may leak your private pics to randoms

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    That's because posters to Reddit and the Samsung forums say Samsung Messages is malfunctioning. What's even worse is that the app reportedly leaves no evidence of photos being sent, which means users won't know when their phone may have unwittingly sent sensitive photos to a friend or co-worker until some time has passed.