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Bandai Namco announces Soulcalibur VI for PC, PS4 and Xbox One

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Last night, we got our first look at SoulCalibur VI gameplay, and we didn't have to wait much longer for more! Soul Calibur VI is powered by Unreal Engine 4, offering completely new graphics to the game. It will be the first Soulcalibur game to come out since Soulcalibur V in 2012, though a card-based mobile game Soulcalibur : Unbreakable Soul did come out in 2014. Read More »

Sauber unveils concept 2018 Alfa Romeo livery

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This season the 20-year-old from Monaco has tested with both Ferrari and Sauber , and enjoyed another four F1 practice outings with the latter, who will be known as the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team for 2018. The lineup leaves Pascal Wehrlein, Ericsson's German team mate, facing an uncertain future with former champions Williams the only remaining team with a vacancy but Poland's Robert Kubica favourite to fill it. Read More »

HTC U11 All Set To Receive Android 8.0 Oreo Update

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A couple of weeks ago, HTC U11 was spotted on Geekbench with Android Oreo . It is not sure exactly when other HTC smartphones will get the OS version. The HTC U11 Life came with an Android 8.0 version out of the box for all global markets besides the U.S. market. He adds that Oreo for Nokia 8 is packed with all the exciting new features along with the improvements that have added. Read More »

Nintendo's Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp coming to Play Store this week

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The mobile version of Animal Crossing is already out on Android, and free to download from the Google Play Store. And it wouldn't be an Animal Crossing game without the ability to go into deep debt. Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp will be coming to mobile devices worldwide on 11/22! There are in-app purchases if you want to speed the process along using real money, but Nintendo has stressed that these are entirely optional. Read More »

Study says dog owners live longer, healthier lives

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They found that dog owners had a lower risk of death due to cardiovascular disease than people who did not report owning a dog , as well as a lower risk of death from other causes. Chances of a heart attack were also found to be 11% lower. The team was able to correlate dog ownership with health outcomes over the years, including heart risk and mortality. Read More »

Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser Space Plane Aces Free-Flight Drop Test

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According to Nasa, the flight test "helped advance the vehicle under Nasa's Commercial Crew Program space act agreement, as well as helped prepare the vehicle for service under Nasa's Commercial Resupply Services 2 program". The vehicle occupied the same hanger that Nasa used before for its Space Shuttle Enterprise in the late 1970s. This is the vehicle's first flight in four years and its first successful landing demonstration. Read More »

Apple AR Headset With Custom OS To Come By 2020

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According to a Bloomberg source with inside connections, the company is aiming to have the tech ready by 2019 and to be ready to ship the product sometime in 2020, although nothing is set in concrete at this point. Cook believes that augmented reality will be able to change the current use of technology. Apple engineers are using HTC Vive headsets to test their ideas for a wide range of applications, from mapping and texting to more futuristic things like virtual meeting rooms and ... Read More »

Apple's Face ID is coming to next-generation iPad

Like the iPhone X, the iPad would ditch the physical home button and instead rely exclusively on Face ID to unlock the device and verify mobile payments. The iPad had been Apple's second-largest product line as recently as 2015. The Cupertino, California-based company reported last week that iPad revenue rose 14 percent to $4.8 billion in the fiscal fourth quarter, with an 11 percent increase in the number of units sold. Read More »

Twitter 280 Characters, Number Replaced With Circle For Limit

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But if they needed those extra few characters, they "Tweeted more easily and more often", according to Twitter , which can apparently read users minds and determine when they are at ease. With 280 characters, only one percent of tweets hit the limit. Users writing in Japanese, Chinese, and Korean will still be limited to 140 characters. Read More »

Sprint and T-Mobile end merger negotiations

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It was speculated that Softbank would seek to end negotiations earlier this week, but, according to The Wall Street Journal , T-Mobile has a new offer on the table that Sprint is considering. The two companies came close to announcing a merger in 2014 but called it off at the last minute due to regulatory concerns. Previous attempts have been made to court T-Mobile, but they appear to have run into trouble with federal overseers. Read More »

#WhatsAppDown: Turmoil hits thousands of users as chat connections fail

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According to DownDetector , there were problems across Europe although users in India, Pakistan, Singapore and Iraq also reported that they could not access the service. The magazine quoted a WhatsApp spokesperson saying, "We are aware of the issue and working to resolve it". The service began functioning again some regions around 30 minutes after the first complaints began popping up, Reuters had noted. Read More »

NASA releases eerie playlist of spellbinding space sounds

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These can be converted to sound waves, and the results are quite eerie. NASA has released recorded "space sounds" sourced from our solar system and they are spooky to say the least. Saturn's radio waves, captured by Cassini are "closely related " to the auroras on the planet's poles. These auroras are similar to Earth's northern and southern lights. Read More »

Amazon Key Allows Couriers Into Customers' Homes and People Are Confused

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If you think that sounds like a bad idea, you're not the only one. Amazon says the system will be made available on November 8 in 37 cities, including Atlanta, Cleveland and Denver. Using a new Amazon device, the Cloud Cam , the entire delivery will be live-streamed to the customer's devices and also sent as a video snippet. Read More »

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti specs, release date, price

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It aims to be the main rival of AMD's recently launched Radeon RX Vega 56 . The GeForce GTX 1070 Ti has the same base clock as the GeForce GTX 1080 (1,607MHz base / 1,733MHz boost) and same boost clock as the GeForce GTX 1070 (1,506MHz base / 1,683MHz boost). Read More »

VVVVVV Heads To Nintendo Switch November 17th For $9.99

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The Nintendo Switch recently got updated to 4.0.0, and as shared by Master Mewking on Twitter, you can now use GameCube controllers on the console as part of the update. Hopefully, Switch owners haven't already thrown out their old GameCube controllers. What this means is that in some games you'll be unable to access functions related to those buttons, a great example being the inability to access the map menu in Fire Emblem Warriors without using a standard Switch controller. Read More »

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

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

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 »