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  • Apple fires engineer after daughter posts viral iPhone X vlog

    Apple fires engineer after daughter posts viral iPhone X vlog

    Apple has fired an engineer whose phone was featured in a video of the iPhone X before it was released, according to the daughter who posted the video. This comes following reports that Apple was planning to go with glass and plastic hybrid lens for iPhones in 2018. This week, analysts are expected to question Apple CEO Tim Cook on whether slow iPhone 8 sales are a sign that shoppers waited for the more expensive iPhone X model or are buying new devices less frequently.

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  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti specs, release date, price

    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti specs, release date, price

    In most markets around the world, the GTX 1070 Ti cards can be pre-ordered starting today. As expected, NVIDIA today announced GeForce GTX 1070 Ti, the latest addition to their Pascal lineup of gaming GPUs. The GeForce GTX 1070 Ti is created to handle the graphical demands of DirectX 12, HDR, immersive VR and scream through games like Destiny 2, Shadows of War, Star Wars Battlefront II and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds .

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  • November Xbox Live Games with Gold titles announced

    November Xbox Live Games with Gold titles announced

    Do you have what it takes to post the fastest lap time? The game after it, however, is one you should definitely play, even if you aren't a fan of Telltale games. Play as both Rhys, a cyber-enhanced dope, and Fiona, an ambitious con-woman, who are thrown together by fate as unlikely partners in their quest for incredible riches.

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  • Indian team announced for T20 series against Kiwis

    Indian team announced for T20 series against Kiwis

    Ashish Nehra has been named in the squad only for the first game following his announcement to retire after the first T20 game in Delhi. India will take on Blackcaps in the T20I series starting from 1st November, which is the retirement date of veteran pacer Ashish Nehra.

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  • Volvo's Polestar to launch first model in 2019

    Volvo's Polestar to launch first model in 2019

    Its range of 150km on electric power alone gives it the longest-running electric range of any hybrid vehicle on the market, according to Volvo. The first vehicle from the new brand, called Polestar, will be a limited-edition plug-in hybrid with an electric driving range of 93 miles.

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  • Mobile puts a cap on high-speed data roaming in Canada, Mexico

    Mobile puts a cap on high-speed data roaming in Canada, Mexico

    If you really need more than that data, you can still purchase high-speed global LTE data for an additional $25. You'll be even able to tap into your Data Stash in Mexico & Canada starting later this year. Two years on and the Uncarrier has made a decision to slap a monthly limit of 5GB on LTE data before throttling speeds. Why? A spotlight on how Canadians were using T-Mobile cellular plans was highlighted earlier this year by Vice Money , which showed how for $50 Dollars, one could get ...

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  • Google Soon Opening Pixel 2 Pop-Up Stores In NY & LA

    In terms of other features, the iPhone X has their Face ID scanner for unlocking purposes and the Pixel 2 XL has the Google Assistant that you can access by squeezing the smartphone's sides. The images were apparently taken by a phone prior to launch during pre-launch testing, which means the software running on them might not be 100% finalised.

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  • Snapchat Introduces Context Cards

    Initial partners include TripAdvisor, Foursquare, Michelin, OpenTable and Bookatable but the company has not disclosed how it plans to make money from the new feature. For now, only posts that use Geofilters or appear in Snap Map or Search will get the additional functionality. More than 60% of their users spend on average 30 minutes a day on the app.

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  • I'm already bored with the iPhone 8 Plus

    I'm already bored with the iPhone 8 Plus

    Apple has moved to alleviate fears that its iPhones collect revealing data about their users, by spelling out its privacy practices. Now the new iPhone dongle will surely make life easier for iPhone users. Apple has been accused of "planned obsolescence", making old iPhones less useful so that you buy the new model. "With iOS 11, iPhone and iPad are the most powerful, personal, and intelligent devices they've ever been".

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  • Google blamed for promoting false info about Las Vegas shooter

    Google blamed for promoting false info about Las Vegas shooter

    The 4chan results appeared in the "Top Stories " section of Search, the spokesperson explains, which Google uses to highlight breaking news and includes content from both news sites and the web. However, its removal was delayed by a few minutes, allowing it to be screen captured and circulated online. Salon reports that the fake story about Mr Danley originated on 4chan and 8chan forums.

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  • Amazon cuts price of Echo, adds more Alexa products

    Amazon cuts price of Echo, adds more Alexa products

    The all-new Echo and Echo Plus deliver better sound, all new far-field technology, and new features we think customers will love. The screen can also stream a video feed from compatible smart cameras, and contains a camera of its own that you can view a live feed of from the Alexa app.

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  • IPhone X & iPhone 8 worth the price

    IPhone X & iPhone 8 worth the price

    The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are launching in India on Friday and will retail at a starting price of Rs 64,000 and Rs 73,000, respectively. Pre-bookings for the Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus began a week earlier on September 22 across various online and offline channels.

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  • Olivier Giroud offers overview of Gunners' Europa League preparations

    Olivier Giroud offers overview of Gunners' Europa League preparations

    Then, they won 13 consecutive games and eventually won the Premier League. And Wenger is clearly prioritising that one, with a host of big names sitting out Wednesday's session. Speaking ahead of Arsenal's Super Sunday clash against Premier League champions Chelsea , Bellerin believes their current form can be compared to their opponents' start last season and that the Gunners shouldn't be considered out of the title race.

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  • Electric Cooperative: Convoy of Trucks Headed to SC to Help Restore Power

    Electric Cooperative: Convoy of Trucks Headed to SC to Help Restore Power

    They are among about 60 linemen from Indiana's electric cooperatives, including two crews from Heartland REMC, who will spend the next two weeks working to restore power to Irma-ravaged areas. Earlier the Missouri crews were committed to two cooperatives in South Carolina, Berkeley and Palmetto electric cooperatives. Alabama's rural electric cooperatives deliver power to more than 1 million people; they maintain more than 71,000 miles of power line.

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  • Xiaomi's Mi MIX 2's packaging revealed, specs outed

    Xiaomi's Mi MIX 2's packaging revealed, specs outed

    The handset could be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 processor, which is a huge step up from the Mi Mix's Snapdragon 821 chipset. We'll get to know for sure on September 11 when it is officially unveiled. Of course, none of this information was confirmed by the company. Those who like massive batteries in their smartphones will appreciate the Mi Mix 2 is it's believed to feature a 4,400mAh battery.

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  • Samsung unveils Gear Sport, Fit 2 Pro, & new IconX earbuds

    Samsung unveils Gear Sport, Fit 2 Pro, & new IconX earbuds

    What's more, these headphones also have 4GB of internal storage , allowing you to store your favorite songs and listen to them even without connecting to a smartphone via Bluetooth. The Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro comes out into the markets with a clasp-fastened strap which ensures it does not slip off and fall while you are engaged in a sporting activity.

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  • The augmented reality platform for Android is here!

    The augmented reality platform for Android is here!

    Dave Burke, VP, Android Engineering, Google , said in a blog post: "We're working with manufacturers like Samsung , Huawei , LG, ASUS and others to make this possible with a consistent bar for quality and high performance". Environmental understanding allows the phone to detect the size and location of flat horizontal surfaces like the ground or a coffee table. That's why ARCore observes the ambient light and allows developers to light their virtual objects to match the surrounding ...

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