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Nintendo Direct confirms Dark Souls, Donkey Kong, Hyrule Warriors for Switch

Nintendo Direct confirms Dark Souls, Donkey Kong, Hyrule Warriors for Switch

While today's Nintendo Direct Mini was a bit low on actual new game announcements, one such announcement stood out, the return of Mario Tennis . Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition will be releasing on the Switch this Spring. Additionally, the game includes new outfits for Link and Zelda based on The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild game. Mario Tennis Aces is also scheduled for this Spring, with the Switch version introducing a brand new story mode. Read More

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Honda Insight Prototype Closely Previews New Hybrid Sedan

Honda Insight Prototype Closely Previews New Hybrid Sedan

The new Insight will take a shape of a sedan, positioned above the Civic and just below the Accord . The batteries are packaged underneath the rear seat, maximizing trunk space and allowing for 60/40 folding rear seats. Fuel economy of around 60mpg is mooted, although Honda claims the Insight can drive on electric power alone in most situations. It's EPA estimated fuel economy will be in excess of 50 mpg, according to Honda, and the two-motor hybrid system will feature a 1.5-liter Atkinson ... Read More

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Facebook Feed Change Sacrifices Time Spent and News Outlets

Facebook Feed Change Sacrifices Time Spent and News Outlets

As reported by TechCrunch , Facebook is calling this feature " Today In " and testing it in select markets... Last month my colleague Shan Wang published the results of an experiment she ran : "Half the people in our survey saw no news at all in the first 10 posts in their feeds - even using an extremely generous definition of "news" that counted everything from celebrity gossip to sports scores to history-based explainers, across all mediums". Read More

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South Korean authorities to plan Bitcoin ban

South Korean authorities to plan Bitcoin ban

Addressing a press conference, Justice Minister Park Sang-ki said that a bill is being prepared to impose a ban on domestic virtual currency trading. How much effect the Korean exchange ban will have isn't clear, but Mun Chong-hyun, chief analyst at EST Security, claims that trading in the country won't be impossible. Read More

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Google's Latest Acquisition Turns Smartphone Screen Into Speakers

Google's Latest Acquisition Turns Smartphone Screen Into Speakers

According to regulatory filings, the transaction, as a part of which Google's United Kingdom subsidiary bought all the shares of Redux holding company NVF Tech Ltd., was completed in December previous year. The acquisition of Redux was first reported by. But in the recent years, Google and other Alphabet subsidiaries have started focussing quite a lot on hardware products including Pixel smartphones, which seems like a good place to use the tech. Read More

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Project Linda is a concept laptop dock for the Razer Phone

Project Linda is a concept laptop dock for the Razer Phone

The rest of the device is fairly typical for a Razer notebook: 13.3-inch QHD touchscreen, individually RGB-backlit Chroma keyboard (with some dedicated keys for easier Android operation), and an aluminum chassis. This is a concept still, but we did get a chance to check out the prototype with Razer this week at CES . The Razer Phone is a speedy little device for productivity use cases, but having the option to plug it into a hybrid with a big battery and a full keyboard and mouse ... Read More

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Overwatch League to be broadcast on Twitch.tv in two-year deal

Overwatch League to be broadcast on Twitch.tv in two-year deal

Today Blizzard has launched the new content alongside the new skins. It's no secret that Twitch is the premium place to watch video games live on the internet. Everyone has received the team logos and the league logo spray for free. Commitments came from the likes of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, Los Angeles Rams owner Stan Kroenke and others, each who agreed to the $20 million in franchise fees throughout the next few years. Read More

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Nvidia is bringing gargantuan 65-inch displays to gamers

Nvidia is bringing gargantuan 65-inch displays to gamers

According to NVIDIA , the 4K display meets the DCI-P3 color gamut and has a full-array direct backlighting solution capable of outputting 1000 nits of brightness. We may have to re-examine our thoughts on the best gaming monitors when these monstrous displays appear. Also, apart from the cost of the display, the associated paraphernalia like its compatibility with the Nvidia card alone is quite expensive. Read More

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Google Merges Android Pay and Wallet Services- Introduces Google Pay

Google Merges Android Pay and Wallet Services- Introduces Google Pay

Google Wallet , as it was originally known, allowed users to both send funds to one another, like Venmo or PayPal, and use their phone's NFC capabilities for tap-and-pay physical transactions. If you use Google's products, there's a good chance the company already has a copy your credit card details stored somewhere - in your Chrome browser's autofill settings, gathering dust in a Google Wallet, or inside Android Pay . Read More

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Google sold over 6 million Home speakers since mid-October

Google sold over 6 million Home speakers since mid-October

The Google Home Mini has US$26 worth of components with it priced at $29 at a discount. Rishi Chandra, VP, Product Management, Google Home , said in a blog post: " Google Home usage increased 9X this holiday season over last year's, as you controlled more smart devices, asked more questions, listened to more music, and tried out all the new things you can do with your Assistant on Google Home ". Read More

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Intel is rising after saying it's fixed the 'Spectre' CPU flaw

Intel is rising after saying it's fixed the 'Spectre' CPU flaw

Apple said Thursday all Mac computers, iPhones and iPads are at risk, but it insisted the flaws had affected none of its customers. "What actually happens with these flaws is different and what you do about them is different", said Paul Kocher, a researcher who was an integral member of a team of researchers at big tech companies like Google and Rambus and in academia that discovered the flaws. Read More

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Elder Dragons Trailer Revealed For Monster Hunter

Elder Dragons Trailer Revealed For Monster Hunter

Tsujimoto continued the video update by saying that players should expect a lot of free content after the official launch of the game. Each Starter Pack bundle retails for 35,980 yen (about $318). The major title update will be heading into the game sometime in Spring 2018 and will include the fan-favourite monster Deviljho. Loot collected from fallen foes can be used to create new equipment and armor upgrades styled after the monsters they've slain, allowing hunters to survive the elements ... Read More

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HP recalls laptop batteries for overheating...again

HP recalls laptop batteries for overheating...again

The company will send those impacted by the fault a free battery replacement, as well as help organise an appointment to actually get it replaced. To view the full article, register now. HP released the table below showing which models are prone to the fault. If you are, HP suggests you place your laptop into "Battery Safety Mode" with a provided BIOS update . Read More

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Amazon's Alexa to Get Microwave Oven Capabilities

Amazon's Alexa to Get Microwave Oven Capabilities

The next generation Amazon Echo and the Echo Plus, which is equipped with a built-in smart home hub. This step also shows Amazon's continued dominance in the voice assistant market. Naturally, you'll need a microwave oven that is created to connect with Alexa, but plenty of appliance makers are taking the initiative to make this happen. Read More

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Older Google smartphones can now shoot in Portrait mode with Camera NX

Older Google smartphones can now shoot in Portrait mode with Camera NX

According to the website, this is a Rs 34,051 discount on the price, which is almost 45 per cent. There's no denying that the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL comes with one of the best Smartphone Camera Sensor. Apart from the portrait mode , the Google Pixel 2 has excellent image quality in daylight, as well as, lowlight. In effect, the Pixel 2 with 64GB storage will be available for Rs 39,999, while the bigger Pixel 2 XL (64GB) will cost Rs 52,999 during Flipkart's sale. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+renders leaked ahead of CES 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+renders leaked ahead of CES 2018

There's an 18:9 Super AMOLED Infinity Display, support for Gear VR, IP86 dust/water resistance, and even the ability to use Samsung Pay for NFC and MST payments. With the innovation getting to be plainly less expensive, Apple is at long last anticipated that would accomplish their objective of inserting the Touch ID sensor underneath the 2018 iPhone X's show. Read More

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Playerunknown's Battlegrounds For PlayStation 4 Remains A Possibility

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds For PlayStation 4 Remains A Possibility

PlayStation 4 fans that are looking forward to potentially playing PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds on their console have reason to be excited, but the wait could be a long one. "Early Access on Steam and Game Preview on Xbox One are like pre-release, so they don't have a restriction on quality". One of Microsoft's latest ads for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds depicts a PUBG character moving across a grassy field on top of a massive Xbox One. Read More

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Authorities Arrest Intoxicated Man With Arsenal of Weapons Inside Houston Hotel Room

Authorities Arrest Intoxicated Man With Arsenal of Weapons Inside Houston Hotel Room

The man, who had not yet been identified by police, was initially going to be arrested for disorderly conduct after he drunkenly refused to leave the hotel's bar, according to the Houston Chronicle . "At this point, our investigators do not believe there was any kind of intent by him to use the weapons or to cause any kind of issue". Police said the man was arrested and jailed for unlawfully carrying a weapon and trespassing. Read More

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2 in custody in connection with Troy murders

2 in custody in connection with Troy murders

But no one involved in this case is ever going to forget it. Jeremiah Myers , 11 years old. "My sister was supposed to be with me and her children, all three of them, for Christmas, and I got robbed of that", said Shakera Symes. Police responded to the building on Second Avenue in Troy , a city eight miles northeast of Albany, about 12:50 p.m. The Rev. Jackie Robinson is a member of the African American Pastoral Alliance in Troy . Read More

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LG G6 Tastes Yummy Android 8.0 Oreo Goodness With Beta Software Launch

LG G6 Tastes Yummy Android 8.0 Oreo Goodness With Beta Software Launch

Prior to this, LG had announced its "LG OS Preview" beta programme last month but the Android Oreo update has brought relief and smiles on the faces of many LG V30 users who can now experience greater performance. So, stay tuned to us for further details. Even though the official Twitter account confirms the arrival of Oreo update, it is not available for download and also the official forum of the company has not confirmed on it. Read More

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Energous shares surge over 80% on FCC Certification for Wireless Charging

Two competing technologies for delivering wireless charging over the air have been given regulatory nods by the Federal Communications Commission to begin manufacturing and selling wireless power chargers in the United States. "We are now in a position to move our consumer electronics, IoT and smart home customers forward at an accelerated pace", Rizzone said in a press release. Read More

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