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Oppo R11, R11 Plus launched in China: Price, specifications, and features

Oppo R11, R11 Plus launched in China: Price, specifications, and features

The Oppo R11 Plus offers a 6GB RAM and is powered by the same SoC as the R11. In terms of specifications, Oppo R11 Plus features a 6-inch Full HD AMOLED display with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixe...

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Assisting UK Government With Investigation Into Latest Attacks

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Assisting UK Government With Investigation Into Latest Attacks

Although Cook said that no details about the cooperation could be revealed , he did say that the government of the United States is being facilitated, through a "lawful process", with the data stored...

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Apple wants to control your music, and home

Apple wants to control your music, and home

Yes, it's the long-rumoured Siri speaker we've all been waiting for. So now, we'll have to wait for Part 2 of this "series" - HomePod announcements at the September unveiling of iPhone 8 or what...

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Apple updates all iMacs with improved displays, Kaby Lake processors, more

Apple updates all iMacs with improved displays, Kaby Lake processors, more

One of the major introductions was the refreshed MacBook Pro. However, Apple's new iPad Pro 2 is up for grabs in four colors, silver, space gray rose gold and gold. The 12-inch MacBook got the l...

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Amazon Prime Video coming to Apple TV & TV app later this summer

Amazon Prime Video coming to Apple TV & TV app later this summer

The speaker, while expected by some industry watchers, marked Apple's first new product announcement since the Apple Watch in September 2014. Apple Inc. It will cost $349 when it ships in ...

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MacBook 2017 vs. iPad Pro 2017 - Impressive Core Performance

Apple replaced the 1.6GHz clocked Core i5-5250U with 1.8GHz clocked Core i5-5350U but still left the Air with 13-inch 1440x900 TN-panel screen, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of PCIe SSD storage. After all the...

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Subaru BRZ tS for U.S. market, no turbo from STI

Subaru BRZ tS for U.S. market, no turbo from STI

Keen eyed viewers would also notice the larger lightweight 18-inch STI wheels fitted on the tS compared to the 17-inch wheels on standard models. In 2013 the Japanese brand released pictures of an STI...

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With HomePod, Apple Just Wants to Shake Things Up (For Now)

Munster was not as enthusiastic about the HomePod , which was developed to rival Amazon's Echo ( AAPL ) and Google's Home ( GOOGL ). As a music-playing device, it will also be a challenger to So...

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Trump Wanted Loyalty, Halt to Flynn Probe — Fired FBI Director

Excellent question. Comey should have stood up more to Trump , which would seem to be part of the job, even if it might have cost him the job. Moreover, political and other legal factors decidedl...

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US Rep. Black says Trump 'made the right call' to fire Comey

After he was sacked, Comey asked a friend to leak the contents of a memo about an Oval Office meeting that he had with Trump to a newspaper reporter. "I took it as, this is what he wants me to do". ...

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AMD Radeon Pro 500 Series Launches

AMD Radeon Pro 500 Series Launches

The new Xeon lineup of chips would be clubbed with the latest AMD Radeon Vega GPU that would result in 22 teraflops of graphic computation. The 4K iMac will start at $1,299, and starts shipping to...

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Is this the saddest internet ordered dress fail of all time?

Is this the saddest internet ordered dress fail of all time?

Dee Lewis, an aesthetician from Rochester, NY, took one look at her daughter's custom dress - which cost $300 - and was like, "Nope": "So Kia Wagner called my daughter Malexa Maeweather THE NIGHT b4 p...

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Thai court issues 35-year sentence for insulting monarchy

Thai court issues 35-year sentence for insulting monarchy

Use of the draconian law has surged under a royalist junta that grabbed power in 2014, with more than 100 people charged since the coup. The upsurge in cases came as Thailand was undergoing a roya...

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Apple Announces New iMac Pro, Arrives This December

Apple Announces New iMac Pro, Arrives This December

It also is available in a handsome new space gray color. Apple has announced that the new iMac will be available to order starting Monday via apple.com, and will be available to buy in Apple Stores ...

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Apple unveils updated MacBooks

The use of Intel's 6000 graphics suggests Broadwell , the fifth-generation processor technology from a couple of years ago when we think the Air was last updated, and given Apple's loose wording of...

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Reasons Why Apple HomePod Will Trounce Amazon Echo

Reasons Why Apple HomePod Will Trounce Amazon Echo

The midrange speaker market is in fact ripe for disruption, and I think Apple's correct to assume that people who have expensive speakers probably have an iPhone. (Many reviewers have suggested that...

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Air India plane overshoots runway after brake failure, Jammu airport shut

Air India plane overshoots runway after brake failure, Jammu airport shut

All those on board were declared safe and evacuated immediately. The Air India flight 821 took off from Delhi's IGI Airport at 11 am. After the brake failure, the aircraft suffered tyre burst and ...

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Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro Spotted Running On Android 7.0 Nougat

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro Spotted Running On Android 7.0 Nougat

Meanwhile, Samsung has already rolled out the Nougat update for Galaxy A5 2016 variant recently and there are few other smartphones that are likely to receive the update as well. So Galaxy A9 Pro user...

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Apple's official video introduction of the HomePod

Apple's official video introduction of the HomePod

The HomePod will be available in both white and Space Grey when it drops later this year. Back in early May , we heard that Apple may be expanding its foray into the Smart Home market with it...

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US doesn't need India, France, China telling it what to do: Haley

US doesn't need India, France, China telling it what to do: Haley

Numerous companies and politicians who signed up have been advocating for months for the U.S.to uphold its climate change commitments. Under the agreement, which entered into force previous year...

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Microsoft to discontinue its Docs.com file-sharing site December 15 onwards

Microsoft to discontinue its Docs.com file-sharing site December 15 onwards

Along with Sways, users can post Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Office Mix documents and/or collections that will be discoverable by search engines to the Docs.com site . The announcement, posted on the...

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Siri in a speaker, and more from Apple

Siri in a speaker, and more from Apple

He points out that through Bluetooth or a "line out" connection, you can connect a Dot to any compatible speaker of your choice. Apple made it clear during the unveiling of the HomePod that the ...

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Apple makes Mac computers faster, targets professional users

Apple makes Mac computers faster, targets professional users

Some might still find the MacBook a tad expensive for what it has to offer, especially considering that comparable Windows notebooks with similar specs are more affordable, but Apple has always had ...

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NASA selects Indian American as astronaut candidate

They include nuclear, mechanical and aerospace engineers, antarctic-exploring biologists, test pilots, Navy SEAL medics, Army and Marine helicopter pilots, NASA JPL scientists and SpaceX employees...

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NASA unveils 'out of this world' Mars rover

And people are noticing the concept vehicle's curious resemblance to the Batmobile. However, the mammoth rover, standing 11ft (3.5 meters) tall and seating four people, gives an interesting insight in...

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Amazon executive hopeful Siri and Alexa will communicate with each other

Amazon executive hopeful Siri and Alexa will communicate with each other

Which makes you wonder if your conversations are staying at home. So while Apple claims that the sound quality will be much better than its competitors, for the same price as one HomePod , you could ...

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Porsche Unveils Limited Edition 911 Exclusive Series - Limited Numbers To Be Made

Porsche Unveils Limited Edition 911 Exclusive Series - Limited Numbers To Be Made

This give the 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series accelerates from 0 to 62 miles per hour time of only 2.9 seconds and a top speed of 205 miles per hour. The 3.8-litre twin turbo flat-6 engine has been upgra...

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Best iOS 11 Features

Best iOS 11 Features

In fact, it's a major reason we don't switch from the iPhone to Android. Apple is positioning HomePod more as an audio device than a smart home interface, said Jonathan Collins, a research d...

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Apple introduces the iMac Pro, the most 'powerful Mac' ever released

Apple introduces the iMac Pro, the most 'powerful Mac' ever released

The all-new iMac Pro sports a gorgeous 27-inch Retina 5K display and a powerful 8-core Intel Xeon processor . Zeroing in on that upgraded display , I happen to have a 4K iMac on my desk in NY...

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Did James Comey's testimony hurt Trump - or help him?

And, like his previous hearings, he made it hard for Democrats and Republicans to extract clear victories beyond what he wanted to tell . Comey said that he took Trump's comment about the FBI's i...

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WWDC 2017: Apple iMac Pro, worth the $4999

WWDC 2017: Apple iMac Pro, worth the $4999

But there has still been some big news for fans of the company's iMac and MacBook lines. Apple announced the upgraded lineup of the MacBook, MacBook Pro , iMac, and the iMac Pro at the WWDC e...

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'It looks like a roll of toilet paper'

'It looks like a roll of toilet paper'

HomePod puts vocals in a direct center channel, and beams ambient sounds around for what Apple says is a more omnidirectional music experience. Much of Apple's presentation was centered around ...

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Here's What an Amazon Exec Says About Apple's HomePod

Here's What an Amazon Exec Says About Apple's HomePod

But Apple seems to be making its digital assistant a secondary focus, unlike its competitors. During Apple's keynote address Monday, CEO Tim Cook sure sounded upbeat in talking about the Amazon...

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Egypt says inflation drops for first time in 7 months

Egypt abandoned its currency peg to the USA dollar on November 3 in a dramatic move that has since seen the currency depreciate roughly by half. "The stagnation of the monthly rate, however, shows tha...

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IOS 11 for iPad includes custom dock, drag and drop features

IOS 11 for iPad includes custom dock, drag and drop features

The Echo, released in 2015, and Google Home, released past year, were the first entrants in a promising market. Apple's speaker will be launching in the U.S., U.K., and Australia in December, with a...

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As Gulf tensions flare, reports of hacking pour in

As Gulf tensions flare, reports of hacking pour in

A large-scale cyber attack was directed at Al Jazeera on Thursday. Hackers are targeting Al Jazeera's websites and other digital platforms, the Qatar-based media company said on Thursday. "T...

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Logitech's new blue camo gaming headphones are ideal for underwater stealth levels

Logitech's new blue camo gaming headphones are ideal for underwater stealth levels

If you ask Logitech, the "lifestyle" gaming headsets recently put out by gaming accessory makers as of late are true enough to that word. These headsets feature advanced gaming technologies, including...

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Charged NSA contractor to plead not guilty

Charged NSA contractor to plead not guilty

Victor remained locked up Tuesda. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). Russian hackers attacked at least one USA voting software supplier days before the 2016 presidential election, acco. Winner's att...

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Apple releases Chinese tweaks to iOS

Apple releases Chinese tweaks to iOS

Apple claims the new iPad Pro is 30 percent faster than its predecessor and 500 times more powerful than the original iPad. Apple's screen recording feature in iOS 11 is configured in a way that...

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Amazon Prime Video is finally coming to Apple TV

Amazon Prime Video is finally coming to Apple TV

Virtual reality has been described as the next big thing for decades. In a nod to Amazon streaming fans, Apple is also bringing Amazon Prime to its Apple TV app. But so far, interest has been strong...

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