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Nintendo announce new Super NES-themed 3DS XL

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When Analogue's Super NT is released early next year, the unedited game - now dubbed Super Turrican: Director's Cut - will be included with every console , along with an SNES-style cartridge box. While this was certainly eye catching, it moved away from the classic design we all know and love. The new 3DS XL is now available for preorder, set to be released November 27-just in time for the holiday gift giving season. Read More »

Nintendo Switch Helps Nintendo Lead The Video Game Industry In Hardware Sale

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Though there are some caveats. However, one thing Nintendo left out in its announcement was that the Nintendo Switch now supports wireless USB headphones. With the latest update , players can now record the previous 30 seconds of their game, and even edit it and share via Facebook or Twitter . Firmware 4.0.0, which includes new profile icons, video capture and more, is available as of today. Read More »

Huawei opens pre-orders for Mate 10 with RM999 of goodies

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It might be able to do things most smartphones can't do but now it is used very sparingly. Huawei has launched their latest flagships Huawei Mate 10 and Huawei Mate 10 Pro aiming straight at Samsung , Google and Apple . The Huawei smartphones are the first devices to come with the chip. It is also worth pointing out that its fingerprint scanner is located on the rear, unlike Mate 10's , which is tucked below the display. Read More »

Doom is coming to the Nintendo Switch this November

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Last month's Nintendo Direct broadcast brought some good news for gamers looking forward to a top-tier FPS to play on their Switch, as it was confirmed that Doom would be heading to the console before the end of the year. Stratton says that means all the "awesome features" found in the other versions are here, the chief compromise being a drop from 60 to 30 frames per second. Read More »

Facebook Launches New Feature For Ordering Food Within The App

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One year ago Facebook had announced that the USA users would be able to place food orders using a Facebook page of a restaurant. Food delivery apps is a saturated market but Facebook , with 240 million users in the USA, aims to offer a more convenient service without the hassle of switching apps. Read More »

Google Assistant App Appears on Google Play, New Assistant Features Announced

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The voice assistant was released previous year for the Pixel devices then was later rolled out to all the phones running the newer Android versions. Throughout the course of the event, various titbits of information on upgrades to Google Assistant were dropped in each presentation. You can still access your Assistant by pressing and holding down your home button or by simply saying, " Ok Google ". Read More »

Smartphone Apple iPhone Plus 8 goes off the screen

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Apple iPhone 8 series bring minor changes to iPhone 7 , 7 Plus. This way, you can listen to music via your headphones while simultaneously charging your iPhone 7 or iPhone 8 . The music quality is nearly the same as when it is plugged into the iPhone . KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo had recently also predicted that pre-orders for iPhone X could reach over 50 million, and Apple might not meet iPhone X demands this year. Read More »

Last-minute leaks confirm Google Home Mini name, design, pricing and release date

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Two weeks ago Droid Life reported on leaks of almost every major product expected to be announced at tomorrow's event, including the Google Home Mini. Apart from the Home Mini, Google is also said to unveil a Pixelbook in 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB storage variants. The devices will likely be available as a Verizon national carrier exclusive, and as an unlocked GSM model and through Google's Project Fi network. Read More »

Hundreds Dead In Massive Earthquake Near Mexico City

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The magnitude 7.1 quake hit Tuesday and killed at least 225 people, almost half of them in the capital, 32 years to the day after the devastating 1985 quake. The powerful 8.1 quake from earlier this month - the strongest to hit the country in 8 decades - left almost 100 people dead. In Cuernavaca, a city in Morelos that is a popular destination for weekend visitors from Mexico City , there were reports on local radio of people trapped beneath collapsed buildings. Read More »

Colorado's connection to NASA's Cassini mission to Saturn

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Mission engineers will use the information gathered from the encounter they dubbed "the goodbye kiss" to make sure the vessel is following the right path to plunge into the gas giant's atmosphere. ESA's Huygens probe to the surface of Titan flew to Saturn mounted to Cassini and the agency was a partner with NASA and the Italian Space Agency, ASI, on the mission. Read More »

Apple Has Removed The Built-In App Store In iTunes 12.7

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Podcasts . iTunes U collections are now part of the Apple Podcasts family. If you want to buy an app for your iPhone or iPad , you'll have to do it via the App Store on the device itself. Apple just started rolling out the golden master build of its latest operating system update iOS 11 to the developers for beta testing on September 12. Read More »

Apple Watch Series 3 brings Apple Music streaming to the wrist

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Troughton-Smith claimed that the new Apple TV 4K will be powered by a 3-core A10X Fusion processor , the same system on a chip that's powering the iPad Pro 10.5-inch and iPad Pro 12.9-inch. The series 1 only gets 6.5 hours. While most people already had a hunch about the products included on September 12's program, there were still some details that did not quite correspond to earlier speculations. Read More »

Nasa captures the strongest solar flares of the past decade

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The path of the solar flare's CME is now being modelled to see whether some of the material could impact our atmosphere. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory , which watches the sun constantly, captured images of both events. "We're not having X-flares every day for a week, for instance - the activity is less frequent but no less potentially strong". It's hard to understand how much larger the sun is than the Earth. Read More »

LG's new V30 smartphone is a video and audio powerhouse

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This is the first smartphone from LG to offer a vivd, OLED FullVision display . The G6 was a pleasure to hold, and the V30 is better still, as the new handset sports a much slimmer, lighter body - it's 5g lighter than its predecessor (158g) and 5mm thinner, (just 7.4mm) - all with the same brushed-metal finish that makes it look and feel premium in the hand. Read More »

Here's Everything That's New in the iPhone 8

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Underneath the dock will be a "thin, software bar in lieu of the home button ". In other news, Apple and #Accenture (a management consulting company) recently announced that they will team up to build better business applications for iOS . Read More »

Local spots to watch the Perseid's meteor shower this weekend

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The best chance to see a shower is north of M-59, although all of us could see one. The moon will be about three-quarters full then. The Perseid meteors are debris from comet Swift-Tuttle, which circles the sun every 130 years. Unlike many other meteor showers, they also take place in the warmth of summer , and over an extended period of time, allowing people the opportunity to relax and watch them without worrying about hypothermia. Read More »

You can now use PayPal through Skype's mobile app

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This new Send Money feature requires the new Skype clients, which for now means Android and iOS only. Skype users can now send money to one another thanks to a new partnership with PayPal. If you choose to use a credit card instead, the fee is 3.4 percent of the transaction amount plus $0.30. That's why we aim to provide people with choice and flexibility in how they send or receive money. Read More »

Chinese troops enter Barahoti in Uttarakhand, threaten shepherds

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Incidents of similar nature have happened in the past but are normally sorted out locally and should not be given undue importance,"government sources said". The area is a demilitarised zone as agreed upon between the two countries and the ITBP jawans patrol the region without weapons, they said, adding the jawans perform their duty in a non-combative manner. Read More »

Toyota's new solid-state battery could make its way to cars by 2020

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The report comes from Japanese daily newspaper, Chunichi Shimbun , which claims Toyota's long-range EV will ride on an all-new platform and use all-solid-state batteries, which can be recharged in just a few minutes. Electric vehicles now use lithium-ion batteries, so it will be interesting to see if Toyota manages to push all-solid-state batteries to mainstream production. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to launch on August 23

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Not only does the release schedule line up with previous Galaxy Notes, but now Samsung has released a teaser graphic that appears to show a Note 8 and its companion S-Pen, sporting the same edge to edge Infinity Display found on the S8. Read More »

AlphaBay and Hansa dark web sites shut down

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According to the message, Dutch authorities had taken control of the Hansa Market a month ago, on June 20, and had been monitoring its users ever since. The success of this operation doesn't mean that darknet drug markets will stay down for long. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein confirmed that Alpha Bay was part of a larger worldwide effort targeted at dark web market bases. Read More »

House Republicans Fail to Jam Anti-Trans Amendment Into Defense Spending Bill

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In a statement Thursday, Pelosi said the "disgusting" attempt to restrict funds from being used to provide gender transition treatments is "unprecedented, unacceptable and undermines our national security ". According to the Williams Institute , there are an estimated 15,500 actively serving transgender members of the USA military. "Make no mistake, the effect and the intent of this unjust and mean-spirited amendment is to ban patriotic Americans from serving our country", House ... Read More »

NASA reveals stunning images of Jupiter's Great Red Spot

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Imagine a storm so vast it could swallow the Earth and so powerful that it has swirled nonstop for 350 years. The spacecraft captured images of the Great Red Spot and some other features of Jupiter during its Monday (July 10th) flyby. "We are pleased to share the beauty and excitement of space science with everyone". Aside from the University of Iowa helping with creating equipment on Juno, a company in Eastern Iowa may also be paying close attention to the images. Read More »

Yandex Soars As Uber Cedes Control: Does Russia Win?

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Yandex is to own 59.3 percent and employees 4.1 percent. The company's CEO will be Tigran Khudaverdyan, who now runs Yandex's ride-hailing business. The U.S. firm in return got a 17.5% stake in Didi, which at that time was valued at $35 billion. "This combination greatly enhances Yandex's ability to offer better quality service to our riders and drivers, to quickly expand our services to new regions, and to build a sustainable business", says Tigran Khudaverdyan of Yandex.Taxi in a ... Read More »

Facebook extends Messenger advertising worldwide

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They also use the same targeting - which means the company does not use people's private messages to target them with advertising, said Ted Helwick, a Facebook product manager who works on Messenger ads . People can hide or report Messenger ads in the same way they can hide or report an ad in the Facebook News Feed or on Instagram. Facebook will soon display ads on the Facebook Messenger home screen. Read More »

Attacks near Egypt-Gaza border kill 23 soldiers

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About 100 Copts have been killed in such attacks in mainland Egypt since December. However, no group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack. The Islamic militant Hamas group, which rules the Gaza Strip, has denounced the attack earlier in the day in Egypt's Sinai as a "terrorist" assault. Read More »