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Apple release iOS 11.2.2 update to address Spectre

When the news broke last week of two side-channel attacks - Spectre and Meltdown - Apple stated that it had already released mitigations for Meltdown in iOS 11.2, macOS 10.13.2, and tvOS 11.2, and tha...

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DJI announces OSMO Mobile 2 at CES 2018, lets you dolly zoom

DJI announces OSMO Mobile 2 at CES 2018, lets you dolly zoom

The DJI Osmo Mobile 2 is debuting this week at the CES 2018 tradeshow and if you plan to take even semi-serious videos on your mobile, this product might be gold for you. That is a significant ach...

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A 65-inch rollable OLED TV is officially unveiled by LG Display

A 65-inch rollable OLED TV is officially unveiled by LG Display

This is far from the first we've heard about a rollable OLED from LG Display . As with the company's 88-inch 8K OLED, LG hasn't said much in the way of specs when it comes to this rollable displa...

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Fired Engineer Says Google Discriminated Based on His 'Male Gender,' 'Caucasian Race'

Fired Engineer Says Google Discriminated Based on His 'Male Gender,' 'Caucasian Race'

Damore's fellow plaintiff in the class action is another Google employee, a former software engineer named David Gudeman. "Damore, Gudeman, and other class members were ostracized, belittled, an...

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Google Pay combines Android Pay, Google Wallet into single service

Google Pay combines Android Pay, Google Wallet into single service

Google Pay will be a one-stop shop for all your Google Payment needs: NFC smartphone payments, P2P transfers, and Web payments. The company also mentioned offering a new service for making payments t...

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HTC teases high-resolution Vive VR headset headed to CES 2018

HTC teases high-resolution Vive VR headset headed to CES 2018

The highlight of the new system is the improved combined 2880 by 1600 resolution from its dual-OLED displays, which the company boasts is a 78 percent increase over the original Vive . The headset ...

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Samsung to introduce refreshed version of Notebook 7 Spin

Samsung to introduce refreshed version of Notebook 7 Spin

Samsung announced a trio of new Notebooks to join its 2018 line-up (some of which were already out in Korea), with the occasion of this year's CES: Notebook 9 Pen (image above), Notebook 9, and ...

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Mark Zuckerberg's Personal Challenge For 2018 Is Doing His Job

Mark Zuckerberg's Personal Challenge For 2018 Is Doing His Job

Mark Zuckerberg wants you to know that he's not just the guy running a social network that knows way too much about you and has an unbridled misinformation problem. As a counterpoint to the public p...

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Don't miss SpaceX rocket launch this weekend

Don't miss SpaceX rocket launch this weekend

SpaceX launched Zuma from its SLC-40 launch facility at Cape Canaveral in Florida, which was used instead of its other launch facility at Cape Canaveral because that was being employed for preparation...

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SpaceX launches secret satellite on 1st flight of year

SpaceX launches secret satellite on 1st flight of year

The satellite will be launched on a SpaceX Falcon 9 from the private company's recently renovated pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Friday, Jan. Zuma payload was prepared by Nort...

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Nintendo Switch makes history in the US

With the lackluster performance of the Wii U, we are ecstatic and proud of Nintendo for bringing themselves back up with the success of the Switch. In early December, the company said the Nintendo ...

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Winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Florida

Winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Florida

The Mega Millions jackpot now resets to its starting amount of $40 million ($25 million cash) for the next draw on January 9. On Wednesday, there was no victor of the Powerball jackpot, worth an est...

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Kraft, Brady, Belichick blast 'fallacies' in report, say 'we stand united'

Kraft, Brady, Belichick blast 'fallacies' in report, say 'we stand united'

The fundamental differences between Belichick and his football-first Patriot Way and Brady with his TB12 Method, that includes "body coach" and business partner Alex Guerrero, led to cracks appearin...

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Some HP laptops need battery replacements due to serious safety concerns

Some HP laptops need battery replacements due to serious safety concerns

The laptops were sold from December 2015 through December 2017 at a number of authorized retailers including Best Buy and Amazon, as well as HP's own website. The company also provided instructions...

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Samsung officially announces Exynos 9810 SoC

Samsung officially announces Exynos 9810 SoC

It promises to bring out the next level of performance from smartphones and smart devices. It also has faster Gigabit speeds and supports 'sophisticated image processing with deep learning-based sof...

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SpaceX Posts Drone Flyby Video of Falcon Heavy Rocket

SpaceX Posts Drone Flyby Video of Falcon Heavy Rocket

A launch this week of a closely guarded payload by SpaceX will mark the first 2018 mission for the Elon Musk-led space company, as well as its return to military defense contracts. The rocket is exp...

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Get Ready To See The First Blue Moon Eclipse In 150 Years

Get Ready To See The First Blue Moon Eclipse In 150 Years

Below, we provide a timetable for the main stages of the moon's passage through the Earth's shadow for six time zones - one for Hawaii (HST), one for Alaska (AKST) and four across the U.S and Canada...

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Alexa will cook your food for you in 2018

Alexa will cook your food for you in 2018

Specifically Alexa will gain dominion over microwave ovens along with conventional ovens. Could Alexa be the next big thing in 2018? "Customers have now connected tens of millions of smart home...

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The Nokia 6 (2018) is smaller and fiercer than its predecessor was

The Nokia 6 (2018) is smaller and fiercer than its predecessor was

The new Nokia 6 comes with a 5.5-inch full HD display . The purported Nokia 6 (2018) has dropped by TENAA and could make its debut soon enough, perhaps as soon as CES 2018. The front-facing...

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Now Telegram allow its users to use multiple accounts

Now Telegram allow its users to use multiple accounts

Telegram is one of the more popular messaging clients available today, and recently the company behind the app have been adding new features. So instead, v4.7 of Telegram for Android brings support...

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Citi analysts see 40% chance Apple will buy Netflix

Citi analysts see 40% chance Apple will buy Netflix

Apple's possible mergers and acquisitions were given a ranking by two of Citi's analysts in a presentation it shared with its clients, which highlighted Netflix as a possible purchase. iTunes is sa...

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Samsung Galaxy A8 pre-orders have started

Samsung Galaxy A8 pre-orders have started

The launch is stated to be sometime in the middle of March, and the phone will be available by the end of the month. The features of this smartphone will be similar to the previous smartphone. Consi...

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Time for a Switch? Nintendo dominated Amazon's best-selling games list for 2017

Time for a Switch? Nintendo dominated Amazon's best-selling games list for 2017

Nintendo has officially gotten its groove back. Lower down the best-seller list, we see games like Destiny 2 and Uncharted: The Lost Legacy , but several more Nintendo Switch games had strong s...

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The Biggest PC Games of 2017, According to Steam

The Biggest PC Games of 2017, According to Steam

Most of these games are still on sale from the Steam Winter Sale , which ends January 4. PUBG would be at the top of most categories, incidentally, but the randomization of each makes it a little...

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Montreal's first baby of 2018 was born 2 seconds after midnight

Montreal's first baby of 2018 was born 2 seconds after midnight

Every year, the New Year's baby receives nearly $4K in prizes from various businesses on Guam thanks to the 14th annual "I Love Guam" program. A minute past midnight at Flushing Hospital in Queens, ...

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OnePlus 3/3T users on OxygenOS 5.0.1 warned to uninstall FactoryMode

OnePlus 3/3T users on OxygenOS 5.0.1 warned to uninstall FactoryMode

Additionally, the update will also bring new launcher features including optimised app shortcut style, combined icon options with app shortcuts and the ability to upload photos to Shot on OnePlus , t...

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Xiaomi rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo for the Xiaomi Mi A1

Xiaomi rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo for the Xiaomi Mi A1

With this update, the Xiaomi Mi A1 becomes the first smartphone below Rs 15,000 to receive the latest iteration of Android. Apart from upgrading to Android 8.0 Oreo as base version, the update als...

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Apple moves quickly amid criticism over slowed older iPhones

Apple moves quickly amid criticism over slowed older iPhones

Apple will launch three new iPhones next year with larger batteries, which should translate to longer battery life for users, according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. However, Apple Korea rec...

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The Nokia 3310 4G Is Expected To Launch In Early 2018

The updated TENAA listing confirms that the Nokia 3310 4G (model number TA-1077) will support various network bands, including Band 38, Band 39, Band 40, and Band 41, alongside standards such as...

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A rare Blue Moon lunar eclipse will happen this month

A rare Blue Moon lunar eclipse will happen this month

A total lunar eclipse happens when the moon passes completely through the Earth's shadow. The first was December 3, and the last will be on January 31. local time and will be partial about an hour lat...

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LG CES 2018: Samsung Rival To Unveil 88-Inch 8K Display

LG CES 2018: Samsung Rival To Unveil 88-Inch 8K Display

However, LG will be unveiling some more products at the event. Every year LG blows our minds by pushing the boundaries of what is possible with TV technology at the Consumer Electronics Show, and C...

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WhatsApp is down for everyone, and not just you

WhatsApp is down for everyone, and not just you

As the story is still developing, we are looking forward to some official statements from the WhatsApp team regarding the downtime. Users have flagged the issue on Twitter with the hashtag #WhatsA...

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Airtel offers RC 93 to rival with Jio RC 98

Airtel offers RC 93 to rival with Jio RC 98

Users also receive unlimited local and STD calls. Under this plan, we can get free unlimited local, and STD calls. Now, Idea has made a decision to provide 1.5 GB data per day instead of 1GB data fo...

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Rumor: Red Dead Redemption 2 release date leaked by European retailer

Rumor: Red Dead Redemption 2 release date leaked by European retailer

Who remembers this Danish Retailer who revealed the #GTAV (PS4/XB1) Release date months before its announcement? Game Informer reports that Danish retailer Coolshop listed Red Dead Redempti...

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CBFC seeks several cuts, change in name for certifying 'Padmavati'

CBFC seeks several cuts, change in name for certifying 'Padmavati'

The board asked that the name of the film be changed to "Padmavat" , to reflect that the source material was an epic poem of the same name and not from actual historical events, Joshi said. "We had...

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Google Pixel C Tablets get discontinued

Google Pixel C Tablets get discontinued

Upon launch, critics were divided on the tablet, praising its decent hardware but deducting points because it was saddled with software that's not apropos for a tablet. The Google Pixel C has a slim...

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LG reveals upcoming Google Assistant powered ThinQ Speaker

LG reveals upcoming Google Assistant powered ThinQ Speaker

Among the new products are a Dolby Atmos soundbar, some portable Bluetooth speakers and LG's first speaker with Google Assistant built in. In case you missed this brand's previous updates and are wo...

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Snapchat's New Feature Lets You Look Back At 2017

Snapchat's New Feature Lets You Look Back At 2017

The Q3 results this year show that Snapchat's daily active users are hovering around 178 million mark, which is 4.5 million over the last quarter. The success of this feature has been undeniable a...

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Mukesh Ambani to assist Anil Ambani by buying telecom assets of RCOM

Mukesh Ambani to assist Anil Ambani by buying telecom assets of RCOM

An asset monetisation process for Reliance Communications assets was mandated by the lenders of RCom , who appointed SBI Capital Markets Limited to run the process. The deal, announced late on ...

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Samsung Galaxy S9 takes another big step towards reality

Samsung Galaxy S9 takes another big step towards reality

Some users have reported that when the phone completely drained, the phones are unable to charge again which completely bricks the phone. There is no confirmation on it, but it could mean that the Sna...

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