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When Google creates new security updates each month, it trickles them down to device makers that get the ultimate say on how and when to update their phones. It is worth noting, though, that some manufacturers are apparently better at releasing updates than others. Basically Samsung created fake benchmarks, sent them to Android blogging sites who published them as facts.
  • World of Warcraft Getting Battle for Azeroth Expansion on August 14

    World of Warcraft Getting Battle for Azeroth Expansion on August 14

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    Just by the looks of its prologue, World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth looks promising. The expansion is available to pre-order now and is also available as a retail exclusive Collector's Edition that includes lots of extra treats. Battle for Azeroth takes the level cap up to 120, and players will be able to explore two new kingdoms: Zandalar and Kul Tiras. Place it on your desk or shelf and proclaim your chosen faction to the world.
  • Google's AI guru is now Apple's AI guru

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    The Cupertino, Calif., company started its push into artificial intelligence with the 2011 debut of the Siri voice-controlled digital assistant . "What I object to is this assumption that we will leap to some kind of super-intelligent system that will then make humans obsolete", said Giannandrea.
  • The OnePlus 6 hype train picks up even more steam

    The OnePlus 6 hype train picks up even more steam

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    The base variant will have 64GB of native storage, the middle variant will have 128GB native storage, and the top-end variant will have 256GB storage. Needless to say, this cut-out is for the dual camera setup as well as the flash module and fingerprint scanner. As per the image , the smartphone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo Operating system and offers 6GB RAM with 64GB of internal storage.
  • "'Condom snorting challenge'" Experts warn teens not to inhale condoms

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    But doctors and school officials are urging young people not to take the challenge . Although the first isn't exactly a good idea, the second is the one that poses a choking hazard , and is now raising major health concerns. Lee says the condom could easily get stuck in your nose and become a choking hazard if it blocks the airway. Once you've watched someone inhale a condom through their nostril and pull it out of their mouth, it's a hard thing to unsee.
  • Xbox Games With Gold for April 2018 Revealed

    Xbox Games With Gold for April 2018 Revealed

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    The first one is Jonathan Blow's The Witness , which is coming to Xbox One on April 1st and will be available until April 3rd. From Braid creator Jonathan Blow, The Witness has players solving hundreds of puzzles on a handsome yet mysterious island, with no memory of who they are or how they got there.
  • Logitech Crayon and Rugged Combo 2 Are Only for Classrooms

    Logitech Crayon and Rugged Combo 2 Are Only for Classrooms

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    This is pretty remarkable since that is taller than many young students. In order to make the most out of the software as well as the iPad's new user-friendly price point , Apple also revealed a rugged iPad case and a brand-new stylus called the Crayon.
  • Spotify's growth outlook makes a morose playlist

    Spotify's growth outlook makes a morose playlist

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    Ads can be blocked by anyone on Spotify but the normal process is to make payments. Spotify has garnered criticism for its ad-supported tier - which rival Apple doesn't offer - insofar as it purportedly devalues artists' music if it's simply given away for free.
  • Facebook apologizes for privacy breach with full-page newspaper ads

    Facebook apologizes for privacy breach with full-page newspaper ads

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    Even though the company's founder apologised for the mistake, Facebook seems to have lost the trust of not only its users but also advertisers and key shareholders who have continued to sell shares of the company whose market value plummeted by Dollars 58 billion within a week.
  • Cambridge Analytica claims audit will confirm it deleted Facebook data

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    Elizabeth Denham , the UK's information commissioner, sought a warrant for Cambridge Analytica's systems on Monday evening after the company didn't respond to her demand for its records and data earlier this month . This led the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology to put a strong statement about Facebook and the use of its data. Refuting Wylie's claims the firm stated that it had deleted all the data received from the platform of Facebook, once it knew about how that data was ...
  • Austin bombing suspect identified; Police say he blew himself up

    Austin bombing suspect identified; Police say he blew himself up

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    Citing a high-ranking law enforcement official, the Austin American-Statesman reported that authorities had identified the suspect based largely on information, including security video, gleaned after he sent an explosive device from an Austin-area FedEx store.
  • Maryland school shooter

    Maryland school shooter "wasn't a troublemaker", neighbor says

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    Speaking at a news conference, St. Mary's County Tim Cameron says the male student was armed with a handgun Tuesday morning when he wounded a female student and a male student just before classes began at Great Mills High School in southern Maryland.
  • Sea of Thieves Free with Xbox One X Purchase for Limited Time

    Sea of Thieves Free with Xbox One X Purchase for Limited Time

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    The game is set to launch today on PC and Xbox One but some users were able to download it earlier by changing their store region. Sea of Thieves developer Rare , however, made a decision to have a little fun with this common occurrence in the form of a new in-game item, and it's hilarious.
  • Wear OS by Google officially replaces Android Wear

    Wear OS by Google officially replaces Android Wear

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    Google has announced that Android Wear will henceforth be called Wear OS by Google. The company says that to better reflect its vision for the platform and the people who wear its watches, it has chose to rebrand Android Wear as Wear OS by Google.
  • 'Skyrim VR' Comes to Steam in April

    'Skyrim VR' Comes to Steam in April

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    Skyrim VR will be playable using the HTC Vive , Oculus Rift , and Windows Mixed Reality headsets, and will be available on April 3 via Steam with a $59.99 price tag. The SteamVR version will have the same big scope, while including "a made-for-VR control scheme that allows players to move, hack and slash at foes, and cast powerful magic with real-life movements".
  • WWDC 2018 will happen on June 4th

    WWDC 2018 will happen on June 4th

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    Reports coming from China claim that Apple may take the wraps off the iPhone SE 2 at this year's WWDC. The company will be holding the event at McEnery Convention Center , which is same as previous year. Apple will select and update developers on their application status a day later on March 23 at 5 p.m. Ming-Chi Kuo, writing in autumn 2017 said that the next-generation iPad Pro would likely feature Face ID using the tech from the iPhone X.
  • 'Fortnite Battle Royale' begins signup event for iOS amidst cross-play controversy

    'Fortnite Battle Royale' begins signup event for iOS amidst cross-play controversy

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    If you're ready to jump off that party bus and start earning victory royales while on your lunch break, you'll want to go ahead and sign up for the invite event! However, Fortnite's cross-platform support comes with a few caveats. Microsoft has openly pushed cross-play between platforms while Sony has been reluctant to add support. Fortnite is out now for PC, PS4 and Xbox One.
  • Snapchat may soon allow you to tag people in snaps and stories

    Snapchat may soon allow you to tag people in snaps and stories

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    Tagging on posts may seem familiar to some of you and that's because Snapchat's biggest rival - Instagram - has had it for a while now. Both social media platforms removed the newly enabled feature after learning of the issue, and have vowed to only reinstate the GIF option when they're sure it will not happen again, TechCrunch reports .
  • Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 Might Skip Out on an Embedded Fingerprint Reader

    Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 Might Skip Out on an Embedded Fingerprint Reader

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    The South Korean firm will have many other releases throughout this year, but the Note 9 will be the one that puts the final touch of this generation at the end of the year. If the former enters mass production, the contribution to the sales and profits will be pretty high for the suppliers. Samsung has released a routine maintenance update for the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus , according to SamMobile, created to improve on a number of the pre-release software's (the build reviewers ...
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Pro OEM CD-KEY GLOBAL: just $12.60!

    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro OEM CD-KEY GLOBAL: just $12.60!

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    Microsoft is scheduled to integrate S Mode in Windows 10. Microsoft had positioned Windows 10 S, released just last May, as its "lightweight" operating system alternative to Google's Chrome OS. If you are an enterprise customer, you will be able to deploy Windows 10 Enterprise with S mode enabled. We're fairly certain that the majority of Windows 10 users still won't be satisfied with S Mode if it precludes the use of their favorite software.
  • PS4 firmware update 5.50 is now live for all

    PS4 firmware update 5.50 is now live for all

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    Certain games already have "supersampling" benefits as part of their " PS4 Pro Enhanced" feature set, but this new mode can enhance the experience for those games that don't already have the feature. One of the notable features includes a Supersampling mode for PS4 Pro. Because you can only play those games if you have an active PS Plus subscription, a PS Plus icon appears with a lock on top of it next to the games if your subscription has expired.
  • Alexa's laugh is scaring people; Amazon investigates

    Alexa's laugh is scaring people; Amazon investigates

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    As first reported by BuzzFeed , some Amazon Echo users with voice-enabled Alexa have reported that their virtual assistant just randomly starts laughing. "I thought a kid was laughing behind me". Amazon's Alexa appears to be malfunctioning, and it's actually scaring people. Amazon says they're looking into what causes this bug, but initial findings say Alexa may be mistakenly hearing the command to laugh which is " Alexa , laugh".