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Budget Bond auto: 2019 Aston Martin Vantage has looks that thrill

Budget Bond auto: 2019 Aston Martin Vantage has looks that thrill

According to the auto manufacturer, aerodynamic performance was central to the Vantage design concept. Aerodynamic performance was central to the Vantage design concept: the front splitter directs a...

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Black Friday 2017: The best Australian PS4 deals

Black Friday 2017: The best Australian PS4 deals

Until recently this deal was selling for £199, so you're saving yourself £30 off the bundle price . If you've been following our Black Friday deals coverage, then you probably know that most elec...

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Nigeria Drops Nine Places on FIFA Ranking Despite Beating Argentina

Nigeria Drops Nine Places on FIFA Ranking Despite Beating Argentina

What that means is that playing friendlies has a negative effect on a nation's ranking, as they're worth just one point in terms of match importance, compared to 2.5 points for a qualifier or four poi...

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Google Tracks Android Phones Even When Location Services Are Disabled

Google Tracks Android Phones Even When Location Services Are Disabled

The Android smartphones are smart enough to gather data about your location and send it back to Google . Google said that the Cell ID codes were never stored in its network sync system, "so...

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OnePlus 5T is the fastest selling OnePlus smartphone to date

OnePlus 5T is the fastest selling OnePlus smartphone to date

During the AMA, OnePlus also confirmed that the OnePlus 3 , 3T, 5, and 5T, will all be upgraded to Android 8.1 Oreo . Thankfully, if you're still holding on to an older Android phone, you can ...

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Apple has acquired augmented reality headset maker Vrvana

Apple has acquired augmented reality headset maker Vrvana

Apple's rumored augmented reality headset is expected to have a dedicated display, unlike current AR and VR products that rely on smartphones or other devices, a built-in processor and a new "rOS" o...

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Chip Kelly expected to choose between UCLA and Florida

Chip Kelly expected to choose between UCLA and Florida

Stricklin would be taking a chance on Kelly to rejuvenate the program's most glaring deficiency. UCLA appears better positioned to make an attractive offer to its coaching candidates than in recent ...

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You can now send Facebook Messenger photos in higher resolution

You can now send Facebook Messenger photos in higher resolution

Despite all of its know-how, Facebook has for a long time confined users of Messenger to sending low quality photos through the app, presumably in the name of speeding up things. Facebook Messenger...

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Samsung's Foldable Galaxy X Support Page Appears Online

Samsung's Foldable Galaxy X Support Page Appears Online

Now, however, it appears that Samsung could be moving ever closer to releasing the device. Are you excited about the upcoming Galaxy X? The page was just found by our good friends at Mobiel K...

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Cigar-shaped asteroid found to be interstellar, unlike bodies in our solar system

Cigar-shaped asteroid found to be interstellar, unlike bodies in our solar system

On October 19, 2017, the Pan-STARRS 1 telescope in Hawai'i picked up a faint point of light moving across the sky. The name was chosen by Hawaiian language experts , and it means "messenger sent from...

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Huge win for India at ICJ, Dalveer Bhandari re-elected as judge

Huge win for India at ICJ, Dalveer Bhandari re-elected as judge

Bhandari received 183-193 votes in the General Assembly and secured all the 15 votes in the Security Council after separate and simultaneous elections were held at the United Nations headquarters ...

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Rainbow Six Siege White Noise Operator Detail Breakdown

Rainbow Six Siege White Noise Operator Detail Breakdown

Outbreak will include exclusive cosmetic items you can only unlock during those four weeks. Full details will be announced in February 2018 during the Six Invitational . It looks like Ubisoft did...

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'Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp' Game For iOS And Android

'Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp' Game For iOS And Android

Thanks to the success of its mobile games, Nintendo said its smart device and IP-related income was 9 billion yen during the second fiscal quarter this year. As you craft furniture (a first for th...

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Massive earthquakes will threaten up to 1B people in 2018: scientists

Massive earthquakes will threaten up to 1B people in 2018: scientists

The research, which was presented in a paper by scientists at the University of Colorado at Boulder and the University of Montana at Missoula, focuses on historic natural disaster trends and seems...

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OnePlus 3 And OnePlus 3T Android 8.0 Oreo Update Released

OnePlus 3 And OnePlus 3T Android 8.0 Oreo Update Released

Android 8.0 Oreo has been in open beta for the OnePlus 3 and 3T since around October but it seems the testing phase has finally finished as the update will be delivered via an OTA in the coming weeks....

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Scientists Can Now Tell How Much Glaciers Melting Will Affect Specific Cities

Scientists Can Now Tell How Much Glaciers Melting Will Affect Specific Cities

The distribution of rising sea levels will have profound implications for the future of human development along coastlines around the globe, with some scientists say coastal cities like Miami could be...

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Chris Coleman could be set for SAFC after Wales resignation

Chris Coleman could be set for SAFC after Wales resignation

Wales finished in third place in Europe's Group D in World Cup qualifying. Disappointment followed as Wales failed to reach the 2018 World Cup finals in Russian Federation. Coleman will succeed Simo...

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Amazon Key flaw could let anyone disable your security camera

Amazon Key flaw could let anyone disable your security camera

According to Wired , the researchers crafted a simple program to deactivate the Cloud Cam that any computer within Wi-Fi range can run. A hacker - and not even a particularly creative one - could...

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Apple's HomePod delay is the right decision

Apple's HomePod delay is the right decision

Apple is expected to sell the HomePod for $349, a considerable premium above Amazon's Echo, now on its second generation, which sells for $99.99 on Amazon, and the Amazon Show, which includes a displ...

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OnePlus 5T Launch: 'Flagship Killer' Goes Full Screen

OnePlus 5T Launch: 'Flagship Killer' Goes Full Screen

In an effort to take on the Android and iPhone competition, the latest OnePlus 5T comes with a almost bezel-free screen. As you can see from the table below, whether the OnePlus 5T is a bargain or...

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Moody's gives Modi a boost by raising India's sovereign bond rating

Moody's gives Modi a boost by raising India's sovereign bond rating

Moody's raised the rating from the lowest investment grade of Baa3 to Baa2, and changed the outlook from positive to stable. The Narendra Modi government has just received a pat on the back from a...

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OnePlus plans to fix glaring smartphone security flaw allowing easy root access

OnePlus plans to fix glaring smartphone security flaw allowing easy root access

As stated in the post, EngineerMode is a diagnostic tool that is used for testing "factory production line functionality" in addition to the after-sales support. The developer further claims that the ...

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The best OnePlus 5T deals in India

The best OnePlus 5T deals in India

Brian Yoon, the head of user experience at the company, spoke about how the company made a decision to keep OxygenOS similar to stock Android for ease of use, battery life, lack of bloatware, and ...

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Microsoft shoots for Paris Agreement with 75% emissions reduction goal

Microsoft shoots for Paris Agreement with 75% emissions reduction goal

The more we emit now, scientists say, the more severe cuts will have to be later. " China Poised for Leadership on Climate Change After U.S. Reversal ", according to National Geographic . At various ...

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SpaceX warns of sonic boom ahead of Thursday launch

SpaceX warns of sonic boom ahead of Thursday launch

That will be followed by the company's signature rocket landing and recovery . About 15 minutes before liftoff, viewers can begin tuning in to watch the launch live , Space.com reports. One of t...

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Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian reportedly getting married this week

Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian reportedly getting married this week

Open champion said "yes" as they awaited the arrival of their little girl, Alexis Ohanian Jr ., who was born on September 1. The wedding will reportedly be held at the Contemporary Arts Center ,...

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Uber nears deal for huge Softbank investment

Progress in the negotiations came after venture capital firm Benchmark, an early investor with a board seat in the ride-services company, and former Chief Executive Travis Kalanick struck a peace deal...

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Hitman is getting a TV series on Hulu streaming service

He will also produce the series at an executive level, along with Adrian Askareih and Chuck Gordon. According to Deadline , the aim of the series is to make it a flagship show for Hulu's original p...

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Use Google Assistant to broadcast messages across all your Home speakers

Use Google Assistant to broadcast messages across all your Home speakers

Using the ok Google command through their smartphones or Google Home speakers, users can raise the temperature, lower the temperature, and perform other tasks or requests, though ecobee doesn't ex...

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GameStop Pauses Unlimited Used Games Program

GameStop Pauses Unlimited Used Games Program

Those stores have been told to pull all promotional materials related to the PowerPass , according to Kotaku . It remains unclear exactly why the PowerPass program is being halted so close to it...

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SoftBank to buy chunk of Uber

SoftBank to buy chunk of Uber

Should current Uber investors decide that Softbank's buyout offer isn't tempting enough for them to sell up, it would seem that Kalanick will be back on the hook. Benchmark had alleged that Kalanick d...

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Motorola Moto X4 launched in India, prices start at Rs.20999

Motorola Moto X4 launched in India, prices start at Rs.20999

The official launch of the Moto X4 was supposed to be on October 3, 2017 but the date was since delayed, the probable cause being the deal between Motorola India and Flipkart to make the phone...

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Sierra Nevada Dream Chaser Conducts Critical Flight Test

Sierra Nevada Dream Chaser Conducts Critical Flight Test

Over the course of one minute, the craft accelerated to 330 miles per hour, made a couple of turns and glided 10 miles to a runway at Edwards Air Force Base in California. The United States has relied...

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Xbox One X Sells 80000 in the UK During First Week

Xbox One X Sells 80000 in the UK During First Week

It also puts the Xbox One X well ahead of the PlayStation 4 Pro which managed to shift 50,000 units in November 2016. There is a Sony Black Friday PS4 Pro bundle coming out that will cost the sa...

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Qualcomm rejects Broadcom's buyout bid

The two companies have largely complementary product lines in wireless communications, and some overlap in areas of that market including Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Regulators are already scrutinizing Qualc...

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Call of Duty: WW2 Dev

Call of Duty: WW2 Dev "Working Around The Clock" To Address Issues

Call of Duty: WWII players are in for a rough surprise with XP gains dropping dramatically after an unintentional double XP setting ends. At 10 AM Pacific today the game will revert to 1XP , which m...

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IPhone X Face ID Fooled with a $150 Mask

IPhone X Face ID Fooled with a $150 Mask

The company says potential targets of this type of attack could be "billionaires, leaders of major corporations, [national] leaders.". In addition to features such as keeping track of changes in fac...

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Apple could be making a more affordable iPhone X for 2018

To hit a more affordable price point, Apple is also said to launch a 6.1-inch model with a more traditional LCD display. Apple flipped the script with this year's iPhone refresh, introducing a new h...

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Rare Jupiter and Venus pairing to be seen before dawn Monday morning

The North Taurid Meteor Shower peaks this weekend and you have a good chance of spotting Venus and Jupiter too! "You can't miss bright Venus in the predawn sky", says Jane Houston Jones from ...

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New Bentley Race Car is Downright Mean Looking

New Bentley Race Car is Downright Mean Looking

The new racer will be ready to tear up the track for the 2018 motorsport season in a cool silver and green livery. The auto is the second-generation of the Continental GT3 that Bentley Team M-Sport ...

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