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The ... It is powered by a Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 659 SoC (four cores clocked at 2.36GHz, and four cores clocked at 1.7GHz) coupled with either 3GB or 4GB of RAM. The company has also added that the battery will last upto 20 hours on 3G connectivity and 24 days with standby mode. We get that the phone is positioned as an affordable option, but with the transition to the USB Type-C standard slowly becoming a thing , devices that still rely on Micro USB stand apart more than ever.
  • These Are The Worst Passwords Of 2017

    These Are The Worst Passwords Of 2017

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    Taking the top spot is the easily guessed "123456", followed by the all-too-obvious "password". 2017 has been a year of cyber security disasters, from ransomeware attacks to major data breaches effecting millions of people, and yet many Americans still use weak passwords to protect their accounts and devices.
  • Twitch Announces New Reality Competition Show for Streamers

    Twitch Announces New Reality Competition Show for Streamers

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    As Twitch is starting to produce more original programming themselves as opposed to just hosting people streaming Overwatch, stuff like this was bound to happen, as is their unique partnership with the National Basketball Association G-League, but an American Idol type reality show to become the best streamer there is? Be a Twitch partner in good standing.
  • Crawl is the flawless game for the Nintendo Switch

    Crawl is the flawless game for the Nintendo Switch

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    But for now, it looks like Nintendo is on the track for a dramatically better fiscal year in 2017 when compared to 2016. Nintendo has also revised its sales estimates to investors upwards by 28 percent and operating profit by 84 percent for this fiscal year.
  • There's a fake version of 'Cuphead' on the App Store

    There's a fake version of 'Cuphead' on the App Store

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    What is more disturbing is that the app made it through Apple's submission process, even with the obviously fake information. "There is a Cuphead imposter app on the iOS Store - this is a scam", the company noted. Apple is working on removing it. On September 29, StudioMDHR finally released Cuphead as an exclusive game form Microsoft Windows and Xbox One .
  • Pokemon Go Gets Better at Augmented Reality, Thanks to Apple's ARKit

    Pokemon Go Gets Better at Augmented Reality, Thanks to Apple's ARKit

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    The upgrade piggybacks off of Apple's ARKit framework to deliver a more immersive experience for trainers. In AR+ mode if you catch a Pokemon when up close, you'll earn Great and Excellent Throw bonuses and a new Expert Handler Bonus which Niantic describes as one that "awards even more XP and Stardust".
  • Xbox One X South African launch date revealed

    Xbox One X South African launch date revealed

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    Wild Hunt has received a brand new update today for the Xbox One X. This update implements support for the Xbox One X hardware by adding a performance mode along with 4K resolution support. They do see a boost compared to the Xbox One S, and probably the PlayStation 4 as well. "Or free Middle-earth from Sauron with the Xbox One S Shadow of War bundle (1TB), and forge a new ring and siege epic fortresses".
  • Pradyuman murder: Juvenile accused to be tried as adult

    Pradyuman murder: Juvenile accused to be tried as adult

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    Pradhyumn's father Varun Thakur said he is hopeful he will get justice. The Juvenile Justice Board , Gurugram , has transferred the case to the District And Sessions Court and a hearing in the case will begin from December 22. The 11th class student apprehended in connection with the Pradyuman murder case. Pradyuman Thakur, a student of the second standard of Ryan International School was found dead on September 8 this year.
  • Jeep's Bringing This Updated 2019 Cherokee To Detroit

    Jeep's Bringing This Updated 2019 Cherokee To Detroit

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    In this case it's the 2019 Jeep Cherokee . Jeep's press release does hint at more efficient powertrain options, so there could be some updates to the transmissions or engines. The current version of the Cherokee is offered in the US with a stock 2.4-liter inline-four and an optional 3.2-liter Pentastar V-6 - both paired with a nine-speed automatic.
  • (NASDAQ:INTC) Shares Bought by Frontier Wealth Management LLC

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    It has outperformed by 2.77% the S&P500. Scotia Capital maintained Parex Resources Inc. Arcadia Invest Mngmt Mi holds 2,000 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Needham maintained Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ) rating on Friday, January 27. Kj Harrison And Prtnrs invested 0.53% in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ).
  • Cashback On Itel A20 Smartphone

    Cashback On Itel A20 Smartphone

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    Vodafone says that the bundled offer will be available up to March 31, 2018. The telcos says that the recharge can be done all at once or as a one-time recharge. "We firmly believe, that affordable handsets along with pocket friendly data prices, will accelerate data adoption". Interestingly, this is not an unprecedented step taken by Vodafone , as earlier this month itself, Bharti Airtel had partnered with Intex to release the Intex Aqua Lions N1 at an intriguing price of Rs.
  • Patriots' Robert Kraft Praises Diddy Amid Interest in Owning Carolina Panthers

    Patriots' Robert Kraft Praises Diddy Amid Interest in Owning Carolina Panthers

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    The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback has remained unsigned the entire season since opting out of his contract earlier this year. "I want in on the ownership group!" he tweeted Monday morning. Wofford took to Twitter to continue explaining his side of the story and apologize for his comments. If that happens, it would signal quite the competition between Kaepernick and Cam Newton for the top spot.
  • Timeline Added To Latest Windows 10 Preview Build

    Timeline Added To Latest Windows 10 Preview Build

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    Unfortunately, that means not all Insiders will be able to test them right now, even if they're running the newest build. This allows you stop a task on one WIndows 10 device and then pick up from where you left off on another, much like macOS's Continuity.
  • Germany warns Facebook on data collection

    Germany warns Facebook on data collection

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    The case is being closely watched in Germany, where concerns over data privacy are strong due to a history of state surveillance under Nazi and Communist rule. The anti-trust authority had "painted an inaccurate picture", Facebook said, but added that it will cooperate with the German investigation. "A dominant company operates in a world where customers don't have alternatives", said Cunnane, adding that the average smartphone user now accesses seven different communications apps or ...
  • The Pentagon has confirmed its $22M program to investigate UFOs

    The Pentagon has confirmed its $22M program to investigate UFOs

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    According to The New York Times , Reid first found the resolve to set up the UFO watch following a conversation with his friend, real estate billionaire Robert Bigelow-who also has significant aerospace interests, and who, according to a piece by Sixty Minutes , is hard at work designing the spaceship of the future.
  • 'Dragon Quest Builders' arrives on Switch in February

    'Dragon Quest Builders' arrives on Switch in February

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    While comparisons with Mojang's huge hit are inevitable, Builders manages to create it's own identity by putting more focus on the story and the most iconic Dragon Quest elements in terms of designs, sounds, or humor. A sequel, Dragon Quest Builders 2, will add co-op play, but there's no word on a release date for that yet. There are a few different additions to the Switch version of the game that you won't get in the others, too.
  • Google Chrome Lands On Windows Store As A Download Link

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    A Centennialized version of Chrome would make Windows 10 S a more viable operating system, in turn reducing the appeal of Google's Chrome OS. Once the "app" is downloaded, it opens a web wrapper app that points to the actual download link.
  • Google Chrome to start blocking ads in February

    Google Chrome to start blocking ads in February

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    The native ad blocker in Chrome will block all ads on a webpage even if a single ad doesn't follow the aforementioned standards . After the change, the offending website will never be able to bombard you with audio from an autoplay video again.
  • Refreshed 2019 Jeep Cherokee Looks More Like a Jeep

    Refreshed 2019 Jeep Cherokee Looks More Like a Jeep

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    We'll have all the details next month when the 2019 Cherokee debuts on January 16 in Detroit. Jeep says that the 2019 Cherokee will also be available with more efficient powertrain options as well. Some switches and buttons have been relocated, and the 2019 Cherokee will incorporate the latest Uconnect software in its infotainment system. What we do know is that the 2019 Cherokee will gain some new engine options, which will likely include the turbocharged 2.0-liter "Hurricane" engine found ...
  • Honda Revives Insight Nameplate For Handsome Civic-Based Hybrid Sedan

    Honda Revives Insight Nameplate For Handsome Civic-Based Hybrid Sedan

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    Honda followed up with the second-generation Insight in 2009 (which looked like a warmed-over Pr ius) and the CR-Z, which was in essence the true successor for the first-generation Insight. That system is also used in the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid, and is expected to appear in a future Honda CR-V Hybrid, a version of which has already been introduced in China.
  • Google brings a Chrome… installer… to the Microsoft Store ars_ab.settitle(1234555)

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    Some Microsoft rivals have made plans to list their apps on the Windows Store . It's certainly a weird way to handle things, and looking at some of the reviews on Chrome's Windows Store listing, users aren't too pleased about it. Google has gone in a slightly different direction. The exception is Microsoft's locked-down Windows 10 S . So, even though we're seeing a listing for Chrome go live on the Windows Store today, it isn't the actual browser that you'll be downloading.
  • Reddit iOS App Gets Live Comments, New Moderator Tools and More

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    For example, Reddit's iOS app will now support live comments, turning Reddit into a more real-time experience, and making it feel similar to Twitter. The company has a full-fledged research division, which constantly strives to create state-of-the-art solutions for eCommerce store owners, looking to expand into mobile commerce.The MageNative Magento Mobile App is available for all Magento store owners and will allow them to create and deploy native mobile applications for Android and iOS ...
  • Google buffs the Google Pixel 2's camera with new apps and features

    Google buffs the Google Pixel 2's camera with new apps and features

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    Google Support is unwilling to give me Store credit to buy a new one, or a partial refund of my Google Music subscription which I've been unable to use, or a full refund of the phone. However, Google is yet to comment it on this issue, a new software update should resolve this issue. Nearly more than 64 users are reporting that after the update the fingerprint scanner has been acting weirdly.
  • Ofcom unveils mobile switching reforms

    Ofcom unveils mobile switching reforms

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    Receive the code – This will include details such as any charges you owe or remaining pay-as-you-go credit. All mobile providers will have to use the same short codes. At the moment, some networks require you to ring, rather than visit one of their stores, to leave. "Customers will control how much contact they have with their current mobile provider, preventing companies from delaying and frustrating the switching process".
  • Facebook says number of government data requests up considerably

    Facebook says number of government data requests up considerably

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    We apply a rigorous approach to every government request we receive to protect the information of the people who use our services. For example, in the first half of 2017, we received 224,464 copyright reports about content on Facebook, 41,854 trademark reports, and 14,279 counterfeit reports.
  • "Catherine" Puzzler Gets "Full Body" Remake for PS4 and PS Vita

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    Catherine is an action puzzle game released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2011. Catherine : Full Body will have a third Catherine called Rin, who is a pianist at the bar Vincent frequents. The broadcast will feature "deep discussion and audacious talk" between Atlus staff in a bar setting, as well as the worldwide trailer debut for Catherine: Full Body .
  • Oldest known fossil is 3.5 billion-year-old

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    The findings also suggest how each may have survived on an oxygen-free planet. Schopf, director of UCLA's Center for the Study of Evolution and the Origin of Life, published further supporting evidence of their biological identities in 2002.
  • Sensex rises over 100 points, Nifty reclaims 10400 on BJP victory

    Sensex rises over 100 points, Nifty reclaims 10400 on BJP victory

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    The gauge had rallied 548.64 points in the previous three sessions. The Sensex touched a high of 33,746.73 points and a low of 33,666.62 points during the intra-day trade so far. Market Analysts had predicted in a comfortable win for the BJP in Gujarat polls. Domestic institutional investors offloaded equities to the tune of Rs 635.44 crore while foreign portfolio investors net-sold shares worth Rs 921.03 crore last Friday, provisional figures showed.
  • WhatsApp told to stop sharing user information with Facebook

    WhatsApp told to stop sharing user information with Facebook

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    France's data privacy watchdog may fine messaging app WhatsApp if it does not comply with an order to bring its sharing of user data with parent company Facebook into line with French privacy law. The watchdog considered that the data transfer for "business intelligence" goal is not based on the legal basis required by the Data Protection Act for any processing.
  • If Samsung's Foldable Galaxy X Looks Like This, its a Big Failure

    If Samsung's Foldable Galaxy X Looks Like This, its a Big Failure

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    The new Galaxy A series smartphones are actually closer to the flagship Galaxy S series smartphones and bring something unique to the lineup. Much like the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 , the front cameras feature Live Focus, which simulates a shallow depth of field in your selfie shots.
  • 'Oumuamua isn't an alien spaceship - so what is it?

    'Oumuamua isn't an alien spaceship - so what is it?

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    In a separate study, to be published in Astrophysical Journal Letters , Michele Bannister and her colleagues from Queen's found that 'Oumuamua was the same colour as some of the icy dwarf planets they have been studying on the outskirts of our own solar system.
  • It's Too Late to Buy Apple AirPods Online For Christmas

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    But do not give up hope, as AT&T is offering 2-day shipping for the in-demand buds, which would get them to you with enough time to wrap them up before Christmas Day. It took until October 2017 before AirPods were regularly in stores. With AirPods in short supply now, there is speculation swirling around the internet the new wireless case-and maybe even new AriPods-are on the way.
  • Google to Shut Down Project Tango in Favor of ARCore

    Google to Shut Down Project Tango in Favor of ARCore

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    Eventually, ASUS and Lenovo have released Google Tango-supporting smartphones for consumers, but this is as far as Tango ever got. Thanks to our incredible community of developers who have made such progress with Tango for the past three years.
  • Do not buy Cuphead game from the App Store

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    Immediately there were a few red flags, such as the fact that the app was only $4.99, even though the game is normally $20. After all, whoever published this app clearly has no problem with ripping off the Cuphead brand. That is not true and the website of the actual developer is studiomdhr.com. Sadly, it appears that the people behind these are systematic App Store criminals.
  • Mozilla Sneaks Mr Robot Firefox Plugin In Firefox

    Mozilla Sneaks Mr Robot Firefox Plugin In Firefox

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    Last week, Firefox users noticed that an extension had been added to their browsers. The add-on appears to be part of a promotional game created to satiate the "Mr. "The more people know about what information they are sharing online, the more they can protect their privacy". The extension had to be specifically enabled, at which point it would make minor changes to specific websites, leaving clues for players of the Mr.
  • Google offering up to $75 discount on Pixel 2/2 XL

    Google offering up to $75 discount on Pixel 2/2 XL

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    Other bank offers available on debit/credit cards will also bring down the price by an additional Rs 8,000. Even with the discounted prices, customers will still be able to avail Google's trade-in program for further savings of up $435 in exchange for an eligible smartphone.
  • Recycled SpaceX Dragon Capsule Makes 2nd Delivery to Space Station

    Recycled SpaceX Dragon Capsule Makes 2nd Delivery to Space Station

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    Interestingly, SpaceX hasn't repainted or resurfaced the first stage, meaning that the soot resulting from its previously launch was still visible on its external surface prior to launch. "Quite an achievement", he said . The paper also suggests that the government has more than recouped its $140 million initial investment in the development of SpaceX's Falcon 9.
  • A mammoth goes under the hammer in Lyon

    A mammoth goes under the hammer in Lyon

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    The extinct giant of the Ice Age has two gleaming three-metre-long tusks that weigh a combined 160 kilograms, according to art expert Eric Mickeler. Soprema deals waterproof based products. With signs of decay in teeths, the scientists believe that it may have been a factor in its death if it was unable to graze. If the animal was not capable to ruminating, it may have had complication in sustaining itself.
  • Limited time offer: Get PUBG for free with Xbox One X

    Limited time offer: Get PUBG for free with Xbox One X

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    Will you outlive your opponents? The game's original price of $30 for the PC platform. Xbox players who log in to xbox.com/YearinReview can see how this unique experience highlights individual achievements, top games played, hours spent playing, and much more - all pulled from billions of data points to deliver a unique dashboard experience for each and every gamer in our Xbox community.
  • 'Titan Quest' Coming to Switch, PS4 and Xbox Next Year

    'Titan Quest' Coming to Switch, PS4 and Xbox Next Year

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    The feat is certainly not bad for a 4-year-old console, with Sony claiming that PlayStation 4 all-time sales reached the 70 million mark this month. "PlayStation 4 is the best-selling video game hardware platform year-to-date". Microsoft can claim a feather for its own cap: It drove more spending than any other platform, likely thanks to its $500 price tag on the Xbox One X ( See it on Amazon ).