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End of support for Windows 10 Mobile has been officially announced

End of support for Windows 10 Mobile has been officially announced

Back in 2017 the company announced that it won't release new features and hardware anymore when it comes to the Windows Phone OS. Windows 10 added support for Alexa and Cortana cooperation in...

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Fortnite Flaw Could Have Exposed Players to Account Takeovers

Fortnite Flaw Could Have Exposed Players to Account Takeovers

More recently, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star Alfonso Ribeiro filed a lawsuit against Epic Games for not being compensated from the use of the so-called " Carlton dance ". To fall victim, users ne...

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Mortal Kombat 11’s Collector’s Edition Contains An Actual Scorpion Mask

Mortal Kombat 11’s Collector’s Edition Contains An Actual Scorpion Mask

Mortal Kombat is also known for having plenty of crossover characters on the roster (everyone remember Alien and Predator?), so there's truly no telling what NetherRealm has in store here. Series cre...

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Samsung wants crown back, seeks to blunt Xiaomi’s edge

Samsung wants crown back, seeks to blunt Xiaomi’s edge

The word on the street is that Samsung might launch the Galaxy M30 as well on January 28. With the Galaxy M series, Samsung hopes to win back customers it lost to Xiaomi (which is now domina...

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Google Assistant's Interpreter Mode turns your speaker into a translator: CES 2019

Google Assistant's Interpreter Mode turns your speaker into a translator: CES 2019

In the last few years, Google has stepped up its investment in consumer gadgets , with products including the Google Home smart speakers, Nest thermostats and Chromecast streaming devices. Goog...

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Samsung unveils new Family Hub fridge at CES

Samsung unveils new Family Hub fridge at CES

A second reason to unveil the phone before MWC 2019 , where the Galaxy S10 versions will be on display nonetheless, is to give the Galaxy S10 a head start of about a week over competitors that wi...

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[CES 2019] 'Samsung Smart TVs will ultimately have built-in Google Assistant, Alexa'

[CES 2019] 'Samsung Smart TVs will ultimately have built-in Google Assistant, Alexa'

Therefore, Google's virtual assistant may reach up to 10 times as many users as Amazon's . Google Assistant Connect will allow Google to put its Assistant on the next generation of smart home dev...

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This may be Xiaomi's answer to Samsung and Huawei's upcoming foldable smartphones

This may be Xiaomi's answer to Samsung and Huawei's upcoming foldable smartphones

In contrast to Samsung Xiaomi's device in the video flexes one third outwards down to size compared to a smartphone. Rather than fold inwards like Samsung's design, with an extra display elimi...

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Windows 10 Market Share Exceeded Windows 7 in December 2018: Net Applications

Windows 10 Market Share Exceeded Windows 7 in December 2018: Net Applications

The party poppers have gone off in Redmond, not to usher in 2019, but to celebrate another market share-watcher declaring that yes, Windows 10 has finally crept past Windows 7 . It would be interes...

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Privacy International hits out at unconsented Facebook tracking within apps

Privacy International hits out at unconsented Facebook tracking within apps

After spot testing 34 popular (10-500 million users) Android apps , the group found that 23 of them were sending data over to Facebook without any kind of user consent - and even for those without a ...

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Amazon's Shares Jump 6 Percent After Record-Breaking Holiday Sales

Amazon's Shares Jump 6 Percent After Record-Breaking Holiday Sales

The record orders for Amazon were part of what appears to have been a good holiday season overall. Amazon customers worldwide ordered more items than ever before this holiday season, accordin...

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As of late afternoon, no CenturyLink ETA for restored Internet service

As of late afternoon, no CenturyLink ETA for restored Internet service

The head of the Federal Communications Commission said he has directed the FCC's public safety staff to launch an investigation into the nationwide outage . If you have a cell phone and need to c...

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PS Plus January 2019: Steep and Portal Knights free for PS4

PS Plus January 2019: Steep and Portal Knights free for PS4

Steep is a snowboarding game by Ubisoft Annecy, the studio now working on The Division 2 alongside Massive Entertainment. Portal Knights is an independent survival action role-playing video g...

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Elizabeth Kids Track Santa Online via NORAD Site

Elizabeth Kids Track Santa Online via NORAD Site

Collman and the president had been connected through NORAD , the North American Aerospace Defense Command, which on Christmas Eve is tasked with tracking Santa's movements as he delivers gifts ar...

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Apple: Some New iPads Are Slightly Bent, But That’s Totally Normal

Apple: Some New iPads Are Slightly Bent, But That’s Totally Normal

Following the video, a number of users on social media platforms and on the MacRumors forum have posted photos of their 2018 iPad Pro with a bend or curve that they claim happened gradually over...

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Mobile will also offer the 5G Galaxy S10

Mobile will also offer the 5G Galaxy S10

Smartphones with model numbers that are attributed to upcoming Galaxy S10 models have surfaced on browser benchmark sites. The idea behind Bright Night centers on taking better photos in the dark....

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PH improved to 8th place as most gender equal country - WEF

PH improved to 8th place as most gender equal country - WEF

Zahidi said participation of men in the workforce has increased more than women. This serious gender imbalance at birth puts it at the bottom of the WEF's rankings in terms of women's health and survi...

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Microsoft Officially Launches Windows Sandbox

Microsoft Officially Launches Windows Sandbox

To start up quickly, the Sandbox simply boots up from a VM snapshot instead of going through the entire Windows boot process. This will allow Windows 10 users to run specific programs in an isolated...

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How to Play Music from Apple Music on Amazon Echo with Alexa

How to Play Music from Apple Music on Amazon Echo with Alexa

The new support is rolling out to the Alexa mobile apps, giving users the option of enabling Apple Music as a music service. The rollout has started in the U.S. To ensure better security, the se...

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Microsoft addresses faulty Surface Pro 4 firmware issue with device replacements

Microsoft addresses faulty Surface Pro 4 firmware issue with device replacements

The teaser doesn't reveal much details (except for semi-hidden renders of the device), but the hashtag #OnTheGo all but confirms that it's the Surface Go we are talking about. Surface Go brings t...

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Facebook bug exposes millions of users photos

Facebook bug exposes millions of users photos

Facebook said the bug had to do with an error related to Facebook Login and its photos API. One such tool involves the Photos API, which lets developers request access to users' photos to pr...

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How to Unlock Bayonetta in Smash Bros Ultimate

How to Unlock Bayonetta in Smash Bros Ultimate

This may cause matchmaking to take more time. Other changes go to the online matchmaking, which has been less than ideal at launch. There is also no guarantee that matchmaking will be done exactly a...

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Sundar Pichai tells Congress Chinese search engine isn't coming soon

Sundar Pichai tells Congress Chinese search engine isn't coming soon

Rishma is now pursuing a bachelor's degree in International Relations and has a special place in her life for sifting through all sorts of random trivia, thank you very much. "There are a number of f...

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Apple preps iOS update as Qualcomm demands iPhone XS ban

Apple preps iOS update as Qualcomm demands iPhone XS ban

Even if Apple does force all iPhone users in China to upgrade to the current version of iOS, Qualcomm is still seeking a settlement. Apple states that, "based on the iPhone models we offer today i...

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OnePlus 6T sales grow 249 percent compared to the OnePlus 6

OnePlus 6T sales grow 249 percent compared to the OnePlus 6

It comes with OnePlus' new fast charging tech that it calls Warp Charge 30. Buyers can also avail some exciting launch offers on the new 6T variant. The number "30" in Warp Charge 30 indicates the...

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The Witcher x Monster Hunter collaboration starts early 2019

The Witcher x Monster Hunter collaboration starts early 2019

Offering a hefty preview, the Trial Version allows new players to experience quests up to the 3-star level and online multiplayer up to Hunter Rank 4. Capcom has announced that Monster Hunter World's...

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The Outer Worlds Is The Upcoming Sci-Fi RPG From Obsidian Entertainment

The Outer Worlds Is The Upcoming Sci-Fi RPG From Obsidian Entertainment

Your character awakens from hibernation, from there, you'll explore the colony, get to know the settlers, resolve conflicts and try to overcome the various threats coming your way. Published by Priva...

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CS:GO now Free-to-Play, adds Danger Zone battle royale mode

CS:GO now Free-to-Play, adds Danger Zone battle royale mode

Danger Zone's formula is pretty straight-forward - there's one map, Blacksite, where 16-18 players trek along, finding loot boxes, weapon caches and currency. As in other battle royale titles, player...

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Thousands of O2 users stuck offline in mobile phone blackout

Thousands of O2 users stuck offline in mobile phone blackout

Companies that share O2's network - such as GiffGaff, Sky Mobile and Tesco Mobile - are also being hit by the problems. A third-party supplier to the company had identified a "global software issue"...

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Qualcomm Releases 5G Enabled Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform

Qualcomm Releases 5G Enabled Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform

It also features a Computer Vision (CV) ISP to enable cutting-edge computational photography and video capture features. However, in a saturated mobile market, it is up to device makers and carriers a...

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Verizon, Samsung promise 5G smartphone for next year

Verizon, Samsung promise 5G smartphone for next year

Much like the Galaxy S9 series, the Galaxy S10 family is expected to utilize the earpiece as another speaker when necessary and hence deliver a stereo audio experience which should once again be optim...

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Hyundai Palisade Arrives Ready To Haul Your Whole Family

Hyundai Palisade Arrives Ready To Haul Your Whole Family

LED illumination is optional out back. Hyundai said the Palisade's exterior was styled to stand out and exude security to appeal to "parents with growing families and active lifestyles". The for...

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AWS Announces 13 New ML Services and Capabilities, Including a Custom Chip

AWS Announces 13 New ML Services and Capabilities, Including a Custom Chip

The designers of DeepRacer have equipped the autonomous vehicle with an artificial intelligence (AI) technique called reinforcement learning , which was inspired by how animals learn from responses to...

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Google extends telecom service Fi to iPhones

Google extends telecom service Fi to iPhones

It's also relatively low-priced, with plans starting at $US20 ($28)/month for unlimited talk and text, with an additional $US10 ($14) for each GB of data. "You'll have reliable coverage and the Googl...

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More photos of Pixel 3 Lite leak online

More photos of Pixel 3 Lite leak online

And, unsurprisingly, the Pixel 3 XL is much bigger than the Pixel 3 Lite . But it certainly looks like the company has another variant on the way. Someone somewhere in Russian Federation managed ...

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