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Here are the new tricks you'll be able to play around with when your update arrives. Every one of us gets frustrated with text selection on Android occasionally. All of the recently launched Nokia devices including the Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6 will be among the phones to get Android O . It would stand to reason that the Nokia 8 will also get Android O as well.
  • Qualcomm Rolls Out Depth Sensing Camera Technology

    Qualcomm Rolls Out Depth Sensing Camera Technology

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    It has confirmed on the new features that it will be adding to its second-generation image signal processor named Spectra that will arrive along with the next mobile chipset. The two images shot by the respective camera sensors can be compared by the smartphone for disparity. By working with companies like Sony for image sensors and integration on modules, Qualcomm has pre-qualified sets of hardware and provides calibration profiles for its licensees to select from and build into upcoming ...
  • Google Pixel 2 has squeeze feature, same design as the original

    Google Pixel 2 has squeeze feature, same design as the original

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    According to rumors and speculations, HTC wants to tweak out Pixel 2's display to make it larger, the same way it did with G6. The second screenshot below also reveal the rumored HTC U11-like squeeze functionality, though it is branded as " Active Edge " under a new "Languages, input & gestures" setting.
  • Consumer Reports Pulls Microsoft Surface Tablet Recommendation Over Breakdowns, Unreliability

    Consumer Reports Pulls Microsoft Surface Tablet Recommendation Over Breakdowns, Unreliability

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    Among the Surface problems owners discovered, Consumer Reports that Surface devices can freeze or unexpectedly shut down, and owners experience touchscreen issues. Consumer Reports has announced it's pulling its recommendations on four Surface systems due to extremely high failure rates. Impact-resistant rubber and a hard armor shell secures your Microsoft Surface Laptop in place and keeps it safe from jarring, for the most part.
  • PS4 firmware 5.0 will bring 1080p 60fps Twitch streaming to PS4 Pro

    PS4 firmware 5.0 will bring 1080p 60fps Twitch streaming to PS4 Pro

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    Currently, the console allows for Shareplay and Remote Play in 1080p. As well, PS4 owners will soon get Xbox One-like functionality in the form of being able to follow any user's account. There will be a new web application to manage family accounts, and access parental controls/family membership options from your PC and smartphone. Adult accounts can also send requests to each other to join the same family.
  • Microsoft Overhauls Xbox One Dashboard With Custom Features

    Microsoft Overhauls Xbox One Dashboard With Custom Features

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    In addition, you can also control your music from the Spotify app on your smartphone or computer while listening to it on your Xbox One so you don't have to pause or interrupt your game to switch tracks. A new preview update for the Xbox One has revealed that the next major update will be changing the way we see the Xbox UI. Browse playlists from different genres and moods.
  • Google's Pixel 2 is nearly definitely going to ditch the headphone jack

    Google's Pixel 2 is nearly definitely going to ditch the headphone jack

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    The back looks nearly identical to the back of the purported Pixel XL 2 , which means that neither the Pixel 2 nor the Pixel XL 2 will have a dual-lens camera. What are your thoughts on the Pixel 2? There are a good number who are still enjoying the best of services from both the Google Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X, but there are those who have had to swallow lots of issues with respect to these phones.
  • Spotify on Xbox rumors heat up

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    While other audio streaming services such as SoundCloud, Pandora, TuneIn, and Microsoft's own Groove are available on Xbox One , the absence of an official Spotify app has been a sore spot for many Xbox fans. Spotify first launched on consoles, back in 2015. The image above comes from a Microsoft training website, which was then posted to the Xbox One subreddit - the highlighted language points to an upcoming Spotify app on the Xbox One.
  • New Google Algorithm Downranks Android Apps That Crash Your Phone

    New Google Algorithm Downranks Android Apps That Crash Your Phone

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    If an app doesn't meet these requirements, it will be shown lower in search results compared with similar apps that do, and will also be demoted in discovery algorithms (like the "Similar apps" section, for example). To ensure the best apps that have promoted is the goal with this new ranking that in turn leads to improved app usage and engagement. Google is also encouraging these developers to use the new Android vitals tool to detect the performance issues in their apps, and those who ...
  • SNES Classic Available for Pre-Order - We're Serious This Time

    SNES Classic Available for Pre-Order - We're Serious This Time

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    The pint-sized machine will come loaded with 21 fan-favorites including Super Mario Kart , Donkey Kong Country , Mega Man X , Super Mario World and F-Zero as well as two wired controllers for $79.99. Just last week, Target announced that it will offer pre-orders for the SNES Classic Edition, but declined to give a date for when those pre-orders would open.
  • Final Fantasy XV 1.13 Patch Live; Magitek Armor Gets a Revamp

    Final Fantasy XV 1.13 Patch Live; Magitek Armor Gets a Revamp

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    Final Fantasy 15 players can finally clad themselves in the game's long-awaited invincibility armour - after a redesign to make it look less like the Power Rangers . A new "Cross Chain" collaboration system - allows players to severely damage strong, defensive enemies by increasing the number of linked attacks.
  • Sony sees recovery with a almost quadrupling of profit

    Sony sees recovery with a almost quadrupling of profit

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    However, PS4 units shipped declined slightly year-over-year as Sony Interactive Entertainment shipped 3.5 million PS4 units during the first quarter of the last fiscal year. Hirai took over in April 2012 after a disastrous fiscal 2011 that saw the company post a net loss of 456.6 billion yen. The company said noteworthy projects to watch during the summer are include Arcade Fire's Everything Now , Foo Fighters' Concrete and Gold , Foster the People's Sacred Hearts Club , French ...
  • Paul di Resta prepares t replace unwell Felipe Massa in Hungary

    Paul di Resta prepares t replace unwell Felipe Massa in Hungary

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    Di Resta, Williams' reserve driver, will therefore step in for the Brazilian driver and compete in qualifying. The Scot has not raced in F1 since 2013 and has not driven the 2017 vehicle before. "These cars are top of their game and it is like being back at home driving the best balanced auto you have ever driven". This will be the Di Resta's first experience of Williams' 2017 vehicle, although he did drive their 2014 hybrid at the team's 40th anniversary celebrations at Silverstone in ...
  • WhatsApp Now Services Over a Billion Users Every Day

    WhatsApp Now Services Over a Billion Users Every Day

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    Yesterday, WhatsApp announced that they are now connecting 1 Billion people daily on their chat app. Today, it sets up another milestone at which Whatsapp reached 1 Billion daily active users. WhatsApp has over 200 million users in India, and given the popularity of the app, it is likely to continue to grow in the market, according to commentators.
  • NSA Ajit Doval arrives in Beijing as Sikkim standoff continues

    NSA Ajit Doval arrives in Beijing as Sikkim standoff continues

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    He said that discussions will be held on topics, including global governance, anti-terrorism, internet security and energy security, as well as major worldwide and regional hotspot issues. Officials confirmed that Doval, who will be taking part in the BRICS NSAs meeting in Beijing will be meeting President Xi. ■ The Japan Times :The mounting military tensions at Doklam , the tri-boundary area connecting Bhutan, China and India, have generated the impression that India and China are ...
  • Roomba Maker iRobot Rockets On SoftBank Investment Report

    Roomba Maker iRobot Rockets On SoftBank Investment Report

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    Roombas are already compatible with Google Homes and Amazon Alexas, and data about your home could easily help those companies figure out what you don't already have so they can start selling it to you. Not all of the products for iRobot - the company that created the Roomba but used to focus on military robots - are embedded with the mapping capability.
  • Microsoft to keep Paint program after 'outpouring of support' from fans

    Microsoft to keep Paint program after 'outpouring of support' from fans

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    Wrote Megan Saunders, general manager for the 3D for Everyone Initiative under Windows Experiences: "Today, we've seen an incredible outpouring of support and nostalgia around MS Paint ". Microsoft has chose to do a total make-over of its operating system for computers, and has been working on it since the past 2 years. The 32-year-old app is arguably one of the simplest yet powerful artistic software available till date.
  • Vatican Hospital Holds Press Conference About Charlie Gard

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    A judge will make a decision tomorrow on whether to allow Charlie Gard's parents to take him home to die. She said the hospital had searched "the length and breadth of the country" for an intensive care specialist willing to oversee the care at home, but in vain.
  • Dileep Arrest Case: Actor's Bail Denied By Kerala High Court

    Dileep Arrest Case: Actor's Bail Denied By Kerala High Court

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    As of now, no names have been divulged. The actor, arrested on July 10, moved the high court for bail after an Angamaly magisterial court refused to grant him the relief and sent him to judicial custody till July 25. However, the Kerala HC's observation that there is prima facie evidence against Dileep, has already damaged his career as an actor. Thus he has to continue at the Aluva Sub-Jail till further orders.
  • New Google feed will delve even deeper into your data

    New Google feed will delve even deeper into your data

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    If you see a topic of interest to you in your feed, you can tap the header and go straight to a Google Search for that topic. For instance, the users who are more health conscious and frequently search for the health-related news, Feed will provide the data related to health.
  • RIL beats estimates, profit rises 28% on high refining margins

    RIL beats estimates, profit rises 28% on high refining margins

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    RIL which has a market capitalisation of Rs 4,97,000 crore closed 0.31 per cent down at Rs 1,528.70 on the BSE on Thursday. Shares of Reliance Industries today closed the day with almost 4 per cent gains after the company reported its highest quarterly consolidated net profit of Rs 9,108 crore in three-months to June 30.
  • Sears says Kenmore products now available on Amazon; shares spike 13%

    Sears says Kenmore products now available on Amazon; shares spike 13%

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    The deal to sell Alexa-activated devices could provide a modest boost to Sears' sagging sales, Retail Metrics President Ken Perkins said. After all, these sorts of Amazon partnerships have sometimes not ended well. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, nor were details on when the broader range of appliances will show up on the site. A number of large brands have famously linked up - and sometimes cut ties - with Amazon.
  • Palestinians Riot Over Temple Mount Metal Detectors for Third Day

    Palestinians Riot Over Temple Mount Metal Detectors for Third Day

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    It comes after Israeli authorities installed metal detectors at the site, after two border police officers were killed in an attack at the site last Friday . In the past two years, Palestinians have killed 45 Israelis, two visiting Americans and a British tourist in stabbings, shootings and car-ramming attacks.
  • Mercedes-Benz X-Class revealed, but it's not coming to the US

    Mercedes-Benz X-Class revealed, but it's not coming to the US

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    The model is a five-seat, four-door crew cab pick-up with a separate chassis, four engine options, a choice of selectable or permanent four-wheel drive and six-speed manual or seven-speed automatic transmission options. Check Drive.com.au next Tuesday morning for our first impressions of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class. Customers can also opt for an electrically-opening rear window.