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Instagram has been outpacing rival social networks such as Twitter and Snapchat and has been gaining younger users even as Facebook itself has seen declines in the youth segment. "You don't have to search to start watching content from people you already follow on Instagram and others you might like based on your interests", Systrom wrote in a blog post today.
  • Bitcoin 'would break the internet' if used at national retail scale

    Bitcoin 'would break the internet' if used at national retail scale

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    The Bank of International Settlements (BIS ), a transnational institution owned by and comprised of central banks that seeks to "fosters international monetary and financial cooperation and serves as a bank for central banks", recently published its quarterly review of "International banking and financial market developments" for June 2018.
  • Suzuki Jimny Cabrio Render Is Probably Close To The Real Deal

    Suzuki Jimny Cabrio Render Is Probably Close To The Real Deal

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    Giving a big surprise to the SUV-lovers, Suzuki has even better to offer with their latest Suzuki Jimny 2019 model, which is a ideal blend of toughness and the ultra-modern technology. There's a new Suzuki Jimny on the way this year, ahead of which Suzuki has released a couple of photos so we know what to expect from the new Jimny.
  • China's Oppo enters Europe and United States phone market with £999 flagship

    China's Oppo enters Europe and United States phone market with £999 flagship

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    Check out the hands-on video below from The Verge . Unfortunately, pricing is unavailable at this point but OPPO did state that it will be priced less than some of the other top-end devices now out on the market. The phone has 3D face unlock, which the company calls O-Face Recognition. As for the selfie aspect the device uses a host of other hardware to provide users with great shots including flood illuminators, a ranging sensor, and a dot projector.
  • Report suggests iPhone X Plus is about to make Apple a fortune

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    The Korean language article claims that Apple is forecasting 45 million iPhone XI Plus shipments for later this year, around 25 million for the 5.8-inch iPhone XI, and 30 million for the 6.1-inch LCD iPhone 9. The 6-inch iPhone is seen as a way to attract more price-conscious customers to upgrade to a modern model, with slim bezels, Face ID and an A12 chip.
  • Fallout 76 Beta Will Be Heading to Xbox One First

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    Furthermore, Bethesda is granting Xbox One users who pre-ordered Fallout 76 early access to the B.E.T.A, ahead of its PS4 and PC counterpoints. The original Xbox was the first console to get The Elder Scrolls Morrowind, the Xbox One was the first console to get mod support, and now, it looks like Microsoft will have a head start on the upcoming Fallout 76 beta.
  • Google Pixel 3 XL Leak Reveals Phone With Single Rear Camera Array

    Google Pixel 3 XL Leak Reveals Phone With Single Rear Camera Array

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    The e-retailer is also offering cashback and no-cost EMI options via HDFC credit and debit cards. Flipkart has broken down the offer for buyers to prove the effective price of Rs 10,999. The Pixel 2 sports a 5-inch OLED display whereas the Pixel 2 XL sports a 6-inch POLED display. The discount combines the benefits from Flipkart's flat discount, several offers from banks and Flipkart's Buyback Guarantee program.
  • Oppo Find X to launch today

    Oppo Find X to launch today

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    The invite reads, "Find what you have have been looking for until now" which hints at the launch of the Oppo Find X . The Oppo Find X is said to measure 8mm in thickness along with a weight of 186 grams. The Find X is the first premium phone from the company after the Find 7 device, which was released in 2014. In case you are really interested in this phone, you can check out our live coverage of the event.
  • Malmo shooting: Swedish police warn several injured in city centre

    Malmo shooting: Swedish police warn several injured in city centre

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    Malmö police said shortly before midnight that an 18-year-old had died in hospital, and around half an hour later they confirmed that another one of the injured, a 29-year-old, had also died. A police spokesman told AFP that the possibility of a terrorist link to the attack had been discounted. " We have new kinds of criminals in Sweden that are much rougher, and the Swedish police are not trained enough, they don't have the equipment or the resources to do their job adequately ", he said.
  • App maker tool now available for Google’s G Suite users

    App maker tool now available for Google’s G Suite users

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    Fast: Responsive templates, samples, a drag-and-drop UI design and declarative data modeling make it easier for IT developers, or anyone who wants to automate work, to design and build apps even faster. "With App Maker, you can revamp company processes like requesting purchase orders or filing and resolving help desk tickets, as if you designed and built the processes yourself ".
  • Pokemon Go Will Finally Introduce A Trading System

    Pokemon Go Will Finally Introduce A Trading System

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    These can only be completed once per day and will require a friendship level of "Great" or "Best" friend to complete. Gifting can increase your Friendship Level, but only once per day. Frustrating as it is, I can see a sort of logic behind the decision to make trading for new Pokemon so expensive. If you could just meet up with your neighborhood Pokemon Go players and trade around until everyone had a complete Pokedex, it would kind of defeat the objective of the game.
  • Android Messages now lets users send text messages from their computers

    Android Messages now lets users send text messages from their computers

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    The first signs of Messages for web were spotted back in February , when mentions of the service cropped up in the Android app. The highly requested feature is rolling out now; to try it out, open the Android Messages app on your phone , tap the more options menu () select " Messages for web ", and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • You Can No Longer Book Uber Rides Within Google Maps

    You Can No Longer Book Uber Rides Within Google Maps

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    Fortunately, that feature's not going anywhere.However, the ability to book trips with Uber from within Maps, which Google introduced in January 2017 , is. Google does not provide any reason why Uber integration was pulled, but Android Police notes that Uber's integration was actually pulled from Google Maps on iOS back in the summer of 2017, but for some reason it continued to remain available within the Android version of Google Maps, at least until now.
  • YouTube's New Music Service

    YouTube's New Music Service

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    YouTube Premium on the other hand, is bringing everything that YouTube Red has, but under a new branding. YouTube already has a service by the same name, but this new version overhauls the old one and introduces two new premium services into the mix: YouTube Music Premium and YouTube Premium .
  • YouTube Music and YouTube Premium come to United Kingdom and 17 other countries

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    Google seems to be keeping Play Music around for its music uploading service, which will hopefully be integrated into YouTube Music soon. YouTube Premium gives you the Music Premium package plus access to YouTube Originals TV and films, including "the hit series Cobra Kai , Impulse, F2 Finding Football and The Sidemen Show".
  • Google VR180 to make shooting virtual film easy

    Google VR180 to make shooting virtual film easy

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    And to make it even easier for you to create and edit high-quality VR videos. The gadget is meant to work with film from cameras that use Google's VR180 design. "Convert for Publishing" takes raw fisheye footage from VR180 cameras like the Lenovo Mirage Camera which sells for $299 and is presently sold out, and converts it into a standardized projection.
  • Indulge your nostalgia with a brand new iPhone 3GS

    Indulge your nostalgia with a brand new iPhone 3GS

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    If you are, you will have to get it from South Korea, either through a friend or acquaintance or through online shopping, and in each case the chances are that you will end up paying more than Rs 2,800. Apple now supports iOS 11 and more recently announced iOS 12 . According to ETNews, the phones were found still in their boxes stored in a warehouse.
  • OnePlus 6 update to OxygenOS 5.1.7 now rolling out

    OnePlus 6 update to OxygenOS 5.1.7 now rolling out

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    Have you received the software update on your OnePlus 6? Did you face any issues with OxygenOS 5.1.6 update? As with most OxygenOS updates, the update to OxygenOS 5.1.7 is rolling out incrementally. This update is ignored on Indian units, as many users have reported issues OxygenOS 5.1.6. Or you can manually download and install OxygenOS 5.1.7 on OnePlus 6 .
  • OnePlus 6 features: how they stand out from other 2018 flagships

    OnePlus 6 features: how they stand out from other 2018 flagships

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    Post the launch of its latest premium flagship device, the OnePlus 6 , the company will have a pop-up sale across 8 Indian cities, Mumbai, Delhi , Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune, Ahmedabad, Kolkata and Chennai on 21st and 22nd May 2018. Thank you for the love and confidence ladies and gentlemen! The OnePlus 6 , just like its predecessors, provides incredible value for money. Like the ability to replace the on-screen nav buttons with gestures, in the vein of the iPhone X .
  • Melania Trump: US should 'govern with heart' on immigration

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    The president has falsely blamed Democrats for the situation, saying that he was simply enforcing a law that they had written. The policy, set forth by President Donald Trump and implemented by Attorney General Jeff Sessions , has come under sharp criticism by lawmakers, advocates and the religious community - including some in the president's base.
  • Apple might actually approve the Steam Link app with today's tweak

    Apple might actually approve the Steam Link app with today's tweak

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    Apple is also hosting over 6,000 coding sessions in retail stores in Europe during 2018 to help newcomers learn how to create the next generation of apps. Best of all, if the app isn't able to resolve any of your issues, you can even schedule a fix appointment with an authorized service provider near you within the app.
  • Gmail turns to AI for smarter email notifications on your phone

    Gmail turns to AI for smarter email notifications on your phone

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    The app learns which emails are the most important to you and which you don't need a notification for. To enable this option, open your Gmail iPhone app and tap Settings . Email notifications are a never-ending story for so many, cluttering the screen and distracting us, when most of the time they really aren't that urgent.
  • Sony Faces Widespread Backlash Over Fortnite Nintendo Switch Debut

    Sony Faces Widespread Backlash Over Fortnite Nintendo Switch Debut

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    Conversely, Microsoft has capitalised from Sony's stance: those who have played Fortnite on the Xbox One are experiencing no problems in accessing their Epic Games accounts in Fortnite on the Switch. Sony finally broke its silence on the matter today with a statement provided to the BBC . PlayStation bosses have shed light on pretty much nothing when commenting on why Fortnite cross-play will not be available on the Nintendo Switch .
  • All Apple Park employees get their own standing desks

    All Apple Park employees get their own standing desks

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    Apple's deliberately opaque about the day-to-day goings on in its headquarters, but Tim Cook revealed this tidbit of information in a Bloomberg interview with the Carlyle Group's David Rubenstein published on Wednesday. Apart from this, the common areas and cafes at Apple Park include dotted chairs designed by Nauto Fukasawa along with custom made tables which are 18-foot long oak slabs.
  • ‘Fortnite’ Reaches 125 Million Players, Announces World Cup For 2019

    ‘Fortnite’ Reaches 125 Million Players, Announces World Cup For 2019

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    This makes Fortnite available on every major platform. More details on the qualification, platforms, and upcoming Fortnite World Cup events will be announced in the near future. Whether you're in the competition or watching at home, we want this to be fun for everyone. If you first play on Switch and then try to play on PS4, you'll get the following message: "The Epic Account you tried to link cannot play on this platform".
  • Rumour: Is PlayStation Now Getting a Download Option?

    Rumour: Is PlayStation Now Getting a Download Option?

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    That means losing outfits, rewards, and in-game purchases, too. The one that's now making headlines is the account connectivity problem that's basically screwing tons of Switch players out of items they've paid for and their account progress.
  • E3 2018: Yes, Metroid Prime 4 Is Still in Development

    E3 2018: Yes, Metroid Prime 4 Is Still in Development

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    In contrast to the previous two titles, which focus on content, the " Super Mario Party " trailer pitches its game as a means for social interaction on a broader scale, much like the Switch was in the first place. Way back in the mists of the GameCube era, Mario Party 5 had a "Minigame Decathalon" mode, which involved players competing in 10 random minigames in a similar fashion to Online Mario-Thon.
  • Instagram No Longer Notifies People When You Screenshot Their Stories

    Instagram No Longer Notifies People When You Screenshot Their Stories

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    Instagram confirmed that they were testing a screenshot notification feature with some users, and that reveal didn't make the many folks who were taking those images very happy. It seems Instagram has made a decision to hear its users on this one. "Next time you take a screenshot or screen recording, the person who posted the story will be able to see", the app warned.
  • Apple looks to iPhones with cheaper displays

    Apple looks to iPhones with cheaper displays

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    Apple expects LCD models to make up the majority of iPhone sales in its lineup to be released this fall and plans to use the displays next year as well, said people involved in the Apple supply chain, according to Dow Jones Newswires. The OLED part costs $100, whereas LCD iPhone screens cost about $40, according to analysts cited by the Wall Street Journal . Apple also continues to sell older phones, including the iPhone SE, which is now listed at $349.
  • Samsung likely to unveil Galaxy Note 9 on August 9

    Samsung likely to unveil Galaxy Note 9 on August 9

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    Now that we're nearly mid-way through 2018, it's time we start targeting 2nd half of the year phone launches from the big players in the game that actually matter. According to The Bell , with Samsung Galaxy Note 9 we will see a small improvement of the display. An 8 GB RAM and a 512 GB flash memory are anticipated by some as well.
  • Aleksandr Golovin drops Juventus hint after Russian Federation win

    Aleksandr Golovin drops Juventus hint after Russian Federation win

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    The long-awaited 2018 FIFA World Cup kicked off on Thursday at the legendary Luzhniki Stadium, which has a seating capacity of 80,000. While no one in their right mind considered Saudi Arabia to be contenders for the trophy, Ezzat says the performance in Moscow fell well below expectation and named three players facing a "penalty" for their poor performance.
  • Apple: iPhones will now be even harder for law enforcement to crack

    Apple: iPhones will now be even harder for law enforcement to crack

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    According to security researchers, forcing law enforcement or hackers to get to a targeted iPhone within an hour should reduce access to these units by 90%. Apple was among the leaders of this movement, portraying its devices as more secure than those of rivals and presenting its business model - which relied on pricey products, not the personal data of its users, for profit - as more attuned to the privacy expectations of its customers.
  • No, it's not just you - Apple Maps is down

    No, it's not just you - Apple Maps is down

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    Apple is now investigating the issue, but there's no word on when we will see the Maps app fully functioning again. Apple has noted on its system status site that all users are experiencing issues with both Maps search and navigation. Apple has acknowledged the outages on its System Status support page. The Down Detector , a crowd-sourced service that highlights these kinds of issues, has confirmed that the problem is widespread and not limited to one geographic area.
  • Vivo Nex full screen smartphone launched - Mobile Phones

    Vivo Nex full screen smartphone launched - Mobile Phones

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    The Nex shows the technical advancements that Chinese smartphone makers have achieved in the past few years. The Vivo NEX S is priced at 4,498 Yuan which is approximately Rs 47,300 for the 128GB and 4,998 Yuan which is about Rs 52,000 for the 256GB.
  • Andean bear jumps for joy at Nashville Zoo

    Andean bear jumps for joy at Nashville Zoo

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    Ian Parker was visiting the Peruvian exhibit at the zoo with his father Patrick when he spotted the bear in its enclosure, and drew up close to the wild beast. Patrick managed to film the tail-end of what he said turned into a ten-minute jumping session between the pair. Patrick's original post on Facebook, has been viewed 166,000 times, and shared more than four-thousand times.
  • Spoil your Dad this Father's Day with these gift ideas

    Spoil your Dad this Father's Day with these gift ideas

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    Father's Day is celebrated worldwide to recognize the contribution that fathers and father figures make to the lives of their children. If you haven't spent quality time with your dad in a while, SlickDeals says consider a hike, a fun drive or a trip to the beach or park this weekend - the weather looks great for it! Superhero, guide, friend or role model, a father stands by their kids through all difficulties and helps them sail through.
  • Intel is going to start selling discrete GPUs in 2020

    Intel is going to start selling discrete GPUs in 2020

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    The output of the discrete graphics Intel contributed to the Corporation NVIDIA, because she sold processor giant your base layers and a license to manufacture graphics cards. Both Nvidia and AMD are heavily invested in the mid-range graphics card market and that is where Intel is going to start off as well. NVIDIA and AMD aren't strangers to MCM technology, as they'll be moving to these worlds soon enough.
  • Where to watch across the world

    Where to watch across the world

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    Here are the best live-streaming options available for these games. If you don't want to pay, all 64 matches are being streamed for free on Jio TV and Airtel TV . These apps will help you to live stream the games on your smartphone directly. Malaysians can catch all the FIFA World Cup 2018 action live via the Astro Go subscription service.
  • Donkey Kong is Now Available on the Nintendo Switch

    Donkey Kong is Now Available on the Nintendo Switch

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    Recreating that score chasing feeling of competition that drew a whole generation to arcades is a key part of the Arcade Archives initiative. For one reason for another, it never released, but 10 cabinets were made for test locations. The Arcade Archives version of Sky Skipper has the Original Mode, Hi Score Mode and Caravan Mode. Coming is actually incorrect because you can download that right now from the eShop.