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European Union calls for DRC vote results to reflect people's will

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In a letter to congressional leaders, Trump said the troops had been deployed to the capital Libreville in order to "support the security" of USA citizens, personnel and diplomatic facilities in Kinshasa , DRC . Meanwhile, the United States on Thursday demanded that the Democratic Republic of Congo release "accurate" election results, warning of sanctions on anyone who undermines the fledgling democracy. Read More »

Former Hearthstone developers are working on a new Marvel game

Some sort of Marvel-based card game is a reasonable bet, as everyone on the founding team-Brode, Chu, Mike Schweitzer , Yong Woo , and Jomaro Kindred-were all senior Hearthstone developers prior to teaming up for Second Dinner . Announced via a YouTube video, the team don't give too much away other than that they've received a large amount of funding and are working with Marvel for the upcoming game, which already has a working prototype. Read More »

Xiaomi folding smartphone allegedly exposed in video leak

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The rumor hints a phone manufactured by Xiaomi , and they are working on a foldable phone. While we'd usually preface any reference to Evan Blass with the phrase "unerringly accurate tipster", even he seems unsure as to the veracity of this video, but it certainly makes for nice watching: a tablet that folds in two places to make a regularly-sized phone. Read More »

The Project CARS developer is apparently making its own VR-capable console

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Following the announcement, various Twitter users contacted Bell about this new console, who confirmed that the console will be able to run games in 4K resolution, and VR titles in 120FPS. The company's website claims that its MADNESS Engine supports the world's "most advanced simulation games ". "As of now we have no plans to pay developers "incentives" to exclude other hardware vendors". Read More »

Google is testing a new way to display tab information in Chrome

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As MSPoweruser reports, the bugbear has been on Chrome's radar (thanks in no small part to Kasting himself) for some considerable time, but this is the first solid evidence that something is really being done about it. From stories around a missing laptop that is to blame for the delay to Google's policies of not allowing Windows machines inside the headquarters and restricting employees to Linux and macOS devices, we have heard a number of potential excuses about this delay in the release ... Read More »

Apple Quietly Working On iOS 13 Ahead Of WWDC 2019

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It also takes quite a long time to develop new OS versions, so it wouldn't be a surprise if Apple were in the early stages of developing iOS 13 at the same time it was preparing to unveil 12 at WWDC 2018 . The second clue about Fuchsia's destiny as an Android replacement is the fact that its graphical engine - codenamed Escher - has specific volumetric rendering code that will specifically help the Material Design UI, according to Ars Technica . Read More »

C Just Got a Huge Upgrade - What You Need to Know

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However, for now, the authentication program is going to be optional , which obviously will prevent it from having much effect. Created to replace both ends of a USB connector, USB Type-C is becoming increasing popular - not least because it can be connected either way up, putting an end to the seemingly-impossible task of plugging in a USB cable the right way up in fewer than three tries. Read More »

Google's Fuchsia OS will likely support Android apps whenever it materializes

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Further , it means Fuchsia could potentially dodge one of the biggest obstacles for new operating systems - lack of app support. The fact that neither has been completely successful in doing so means the odds would be stacked against Fuchsia, but if they do get it right, would be a realisation of a holy grail in computing - able to work across chipsets and form factors. Read More »

Latest in Windows 10 1809 Bugs: Upgrading Could Disable Built-In Administrator Account

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Below that you're looking at Windows XP as the next most prevalent version, though that only has 4.54% of the market share. According to data by Net Applications , Windows 10's market share surpassed Windows 7 in December 2018. Net Market Share is the one we've seen most often quoted by third parties (including Microsoft and Mozilla), so it is notable as the companies' own preferred measure. Read More »

Man claims his iPhone XS Max caught fire in his pants

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Apparently, the situation got to a point that Hillard had to take his clothes and shoes off. To add insult to injury, Hillard was also told that if he didn't let them take the phone, they could make no promises that any progress would be make with the phone, let alone his affected clothing. Read More »

Netflix Drops in-app Purchase Option for iOS Subscriptions

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An in-app subscription is far more easy and simple from user's point of view, as it uses the Apple billing info you've already got set up on your iOS device. This helped Fortnite's creator, Epic Games , to rake in over $3 billion in revenue this year, according to TechCrunch . Since this used Apple's iTunes payment and subscriptions system, Apple took a 15% cut from every transaction. Read More »

Google rolls out text message spam protection features

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Spam protection can't be a bad thing, can it? The feature is now finally rolling out to users all over the world. The American Corporation immediately after updating the app warns that a new opportunity can sometimes not work correctly, because its use can lead to false positives, which are real SMS, not spam, will cease to be correctly displayed. Read More »

More Android users are buying iPhone this year

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Assembling iPhones in India will also allow Apple to come back strong in the local smartphone market with reduced price tags for its devices. For Apple, although the sales of the old iPhone have increased, this is not enough to make up for the sales of the new iPhones. Read More »

Galaxy A50 To Feature Large 4,000mAh Battery, 24MP Selfie Camera: Leak

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Furthermore, recent rumors claim that the handset will include 4GB of RAM, and the device will be available in two hardware variants that have either 64GB or 128GB of internal flash storage. That's not all, this unique device is also expected to feature the reverse wireless charging option, that lets you charge other devices, something we first saw with Huawei's Mate 20 Pro in 2018. Read More »

Google source confirms Pixel 3 and 3 XL Lite release

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The website's source stated that the Pixel 3 Lite iterations will arrive in early spring 2019 on Verizon , though we don't yet know the exact date. Overall, the Pixel 3 Lite will be a toned down version of the Pixel 3 while the Pixel 3 XL Lite will be cut down version of the Pixel 3 XL. As for displays, the Pixel 3 Lite will reportedly have a 5.5-inch panel, while the Pixel 3 XL Lite will increase that to an even 6 inches . Read More »

LG announces three new Google Assistant powered soundbars ahead of CES

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The sound bars are created to match the look of LG's OLED TVs, and at 57mm deep, can be installed flush on a wall to save space and "make a sophisticated statement". “The high-quality sound and versatility of our newest lineup takes home entertainment to a whole new level and satisfies a growing demand for premium soundbar solutions that provide impressive listening experiences, greater convenience and stylish, modern aesthetics.”. Read More »

Instagram Exec Explains Disastrous Update After Restoring Original Layout

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The test, meant to reach a limited number of users. prompted quick criticism among users who find the proposed change harder to quickly-and mindlessly-scroll through the feed. Instagram has since apologised for and rolled back the update. "Due to a bug, some users saw a change to the way their feed appears today". Instagram has apologised after a test feature was accidentally rolled out to millions of people using its app. Read More »

Hon Hai to set up iPhone line in India

Apple spokeswoman Trudy Muller declined to comment. While cumulative iPhone sales for the month remain unclear, one of the more interesting tidbits from the CIRP report is that Apple's 2018 iPhone lineup - spearheaded by the iPhone XR , of course - is apparently doing a solid job of luring over Android users. Read More »

Instagram removes new update following uproar from users

The new update was given to users on Thursday but not everyone seemed to have experienced it. In an email statement to Global News, Instagram explained that the change was caused by a "bug". Facebook and Instagram users are notorious for hating pretty much every major change upon launch. First, users have to uninstall Instagram from their phone by going to "Settings" and then "Apps and notifications". Read More »

Motorola P40 to feature 48-megapixel sensor and in-display selfie shooter

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A tweet from the OnLeaks Twitter account has shown an image of what is expected to be the successor to Motorola's P30 . While there are indications Samsung could be using the Infinity-o display for its upcoming flagship Galaxy S10 , a new render that has just surfaced suggest that the Lenovo owned Motorola could be among the first few OEMs to follow on the footsteps of Samsung and Huawei . Read More »

PlayStation Classic Gets $40 Price Cut Following Lackluster Reviews

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Steep is a sports game focusing on winter sports, mainly focusing on things like skiing, snowboarding, wingsuiting, and paragliding that you can play in a shared world with your friends. Later on, fans realized that different regions were getting different games; in Japan, the PlayStation Classic had seven games that were not on the American console, and vice versa. Read More »

Foxconn to assemble Apple iPhone X series in India

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Boycott Apple iPhones or Face Consequences Says Chinese Companies; Offers To Drive Purchase of Huawei Devices . The iPhone XR got off to a fairly strong start. Foxconn will be making high-end devices in the flagship Apple series, the report added. However, the company has kept its higher-end iPhone production in China , where iPhones have been assembled since their initial release in 2007. Read More »

Outcry as Instagram tries horizontal scrolling

Instagram changed the feed Thursday from a vertical scroll to a horizontal tap. You now click through posts in a similar way to how Instagram Stories have previously worked, rather than the traditional up-and-down swiping movement. "Tap through posts, just like you tap through stories". Typically, an Instagram feed goes up and down, with a user able to flick their finger through a number of photos. Read More »

Honor V20 with 48-megapixel rear camera launched: Price, specifications, features

The phone will soon debut for the worldwide markets as Honor View20. In terms of camera, the V20 is equipped with a 48-megapixel main shooter. The V20 sports a 6.4-inch FHD+ LCD display . The Honor View 20 includes two cameras on the rear panel and one of the front. One of the three sensors has 48-megapixel resolution ( Sony IMX586 sensor). Read More »

Bethesda is Giving Away "The Fallout Classic Collection" for Fallout 76 Users

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Fallout 76 is one of the most disappointing games of 2018 , in terms of the actual game and the customer service provided by Bethesda. You can only play these games on PC, but they can run on any ole weak build. Cut to Appalachia in 2102, the game's story is about Vault 76, one of the 17 known control vaults that were built by America in case of a nuclear scenario that did happen. Read More »

IOS 12.1.2 causes connectivity problems for iPhone users

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The company launched the version to fix issues related to eSIM activation for its latest iPhone 2018 users. Facepalm: Basic functions of a smartphone should include the ability to make and receive phone calls, use messaging services, and have access to high speed internet via cellular networks. Read More »

New Xiaomi POCO Phone Expected To Launch Tomorrow

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The device will go on sale from the 26th of December on both platforms. As it is just a variant addition, the Xiaomi Poco F1 remains the same in terms of specifications. Are you planning to get this new Armoured Edition? But as promised by the company all variants of the Poco F1 have been upgraded to MIUI 10 based Android 9 Pie. Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Play with waterdrop notch, dual rear cameras launched: Price, specifications

The new Xiaomi Mi Play series brings some differences from previous Xiaomi phones - the most noticeable of the these is that the Mi Play features a waterdrop-style display notch. The smartphone is expected to arrive in multiple colour options like black, rose gold, gold, white, blue, red, pink, gray, silver and green. Mi Play runs on MIUI 10, which is based on Android 8.1 Oreo. Read More »

Apple Reportedly Prepping New iPad mini, 10-Inch iPad for 2019

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According to the company, this is a side effect of the device's manufacturing process and shouldn't worsen over time or negatively affect the flagship iPad's performance in any practical way. The other 2019 iPad will reportedly have a screen larger than 10 inches, but it'll be cheaper than either of the 2018 iPad Pro models (which were 11 inches and 12.9 inches). Read More »

McLaren P1 GTR by MSO pays homage to Senna's first F1 championship

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More MP4/4 touches inside the special P1 come in the shape of a steering wheel whose stitching is colour-matched to that of the F1 auto. The GTR - which has been christened "Beco" by the owner, after the nickname given to Senna by his parents - has a "unique engine specification", apparently giving a "suitably pleasing" increase in power. Read More »