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Amazon Sumerian Is A Web-Based VR Programming Tool For AWS

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AWS Sumerian is a new service that allows developers to build AR, VR, and 3D apps for a variety of platform such as the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive . Sumerian does not require specialized expertise and you can design scenes directly from your browser. There is no charge to use Amazon Sumerian during the Preview and after that there's a 12 month free tierthat lets you create a 50MB published scene that receives 100 views per month for free in the first year. Read More »

UK Gambling Commission Concerned about Blurry Lines between Videogames and Gambling

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As the regulator we patrol that line and where an activity crosses it and presents a risk to people, especially children, we have and will take robust action. It reiterated its mission to protect children from potentially predatory practices, and it will continue investigating loot boxes in instances where the line between video gaming and gambling is blurred. Read More »

This Designer Really Wants You To Kick Your Smartphone Addiction

In an interview with Dezeen , Schillinger explains that his hope is that the device will help people overcome their addictions, much like swapping a cigarette for a lollipop, Kojak style (though Schillinger claims he was inspired by Umberto Eco, rather than Telly Savalas). Read More »

List of Samsung devices awaiting Android Oreo update revealed in new leak

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Cyber Monday continues to be a vital sales day for major retailers with sales for 2017 set to break last year's total. This means, that the smartphone will most likely ship with a near edge-to-edge Infinity screen much like this year's flagship phones - Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+, and also the Galaxy Note 8 . Read More »

Destiny 2 Director Teases Upcoming Update and Economy Changes

Last weekend, Destiny 2 had its first "Clarion Call" event, which gave bonus XP to players when they were joined by at least one of their clanmates. Investment updates (new reward systems for weapons & armor). This whole situation is tied to XP gains and Destiny 2's Eververse micro transaction store, also known as Bungie's on-going cash machine. Read More »

In the Philippines, started selling OPPO F5 Youth

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As a comparison, the standard OPPO F5 has 4GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. It has been teased during the phone's official launch event in Malaysia as well as through numerous marketing material , but it is only today that OPPO has finally revealed the launch date of the 6GB edition for its F5 smartphone. Read More »

Amazon Echo Show - the first Echo with a display

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You can snap it up right now for as low as £109.99, or £40 lower than its normal price. The price is for the 32 GB version with "special offers", which means you will see ads on the tablet's lock screen. The Echo show also recently saw the return of YouTube to its streaming offerings. The device is now available from Amazon for £199.99. There are tablets aimed directly at kids as well with the Fire HD 8 Kids Edition for $89.99 and the Fire 7 Kids Edition for $69.99. Read More »

Queensland election: One Nation's Malcolm Roberts fails to fire in Ipswich

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With 60 percent of votes counted at Saturday's election, One Nation is attracting support from around 13 percent of voters. LNP defector Mr Dickson is well behind his former party in the seat of Buderim while Mr Roberts has only 28 per cent of the vote in Ipswich where Labor's sitting MP Jennifer Howard is on track to hold. Read More »

Granville small businesses embraced by community

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Of those, 76 percent said they plan to spend money specifically to support Small Business Saturday. The deals for shoppers will continue on Saturday November 25th for Small Business Saturday. "If we can keep the business here in Broome County, it really does mean a lot", said Chris Scaturro. It's no secret that sales and savings help generate more business. Read More »

Black Friday Deals: Up to 40% off Amazon Devices

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The laptop doorbuster deal is on sale also online. Amazon's Black Friday sale started on November 17 and will run until Sunday November 26. Walmart is gearing up for Cyber Monday with a number of attractive deals. Unlike the past, Cyber Monday - the time retailers roll out their best online shopping deals - has expanded to cover several days. We uncover the best Amazon Black Friday deals to guide you through the Black Friday deals jungle on Amazon. Read More »

Texas woman charged with mailing documents to Obama, Texas governor

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And that's not all. The 46-year-old is facing multiple charges , including mailing injurious articles and transporting explosives with the intent to kill and injure. Poff is said to have expressed dislike for Obama, who is a Democrat, according to the order. Poff, who had been charged recently and then pleaded not guilty a week ago, was seeking help from the Houston TX Chronicle to try and defend herself, the magazine noted on their web site Thursday. Read More »

In a Sea of Thieves will soon start the final alpha testing

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Rare has been running a "technical alpha" since December past year and over time, this has expanded to include just 1,000 players to nearly 200,000. Have any of you had a chance to try the alpha already? If you haven't signed up for the Sea of Thieves preview program yet, then there is still time. Read More »

Best Buy will have Nintendo's SNES Classic in stores Saturday

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The chain is receiving a number of SNES Classics, and it might be a good time for you to pick one up. Because Nintendo is Nintendo, and seemingly has an issue with providing all its customers with the appropriate power supply, the first batch of SNES Classics didn't come with a USB/Mains power adaptor. Read More »

Xbox One controller deals cheap xbox wireless gamepad prices

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Fancy grabbing yourself a new PS4 or Xbox One in time for Christmas? Advertisement GameStop will be offering the PS4 for $200 bundled with a $50 store gift card. There's already a plentiful selection of games that receive dramatic improvements by way of the Xbox One X , with more on the horizon. Headline deals include being able to pick up a DualShock controller in different colours and limited editions for just £39.99. Read More »

Steam started an autumn sale

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This year's end-of-year sale mania has begun today with quite literally thousands of titles seeing major discounts, including some of the last few months' more recent releases including Middle-earth: Shadow of War, Wolfenstein 2, The Evil Within 2 , as well as indie gems like Night in the Woods , Inside, The Witness, and more. Read More »

Report claims Apple preparing updated iPhone SE for launch early next year

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You can get a gift card worth up to £120/$150 when you purchase certain Apple items today, 24 November, redeemable against another Apple product in the future. The iPhone SE was assembled in India, allowing the company to broaden its manufacturing wings and enter a new country. Previous reports surrounding the smartphone suggested that the device could come with a fairly modest update, featuring a faster chip. Read More »

Twitter finally bringing bookmarks, feature in test phase

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Microblogging site Twitter is now in the testing phase for its "Bookmarks" feature, to enable users to keep a note of specific tweets for later use. "We went through all the designed flows and picked the ones that are the easiest to navigate to test out with our community". Read More »

Razer Phone Will Get Further Software Updates To Improve Camera

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On the software front, the device runs near-stock Android 7.1 Nougat and is backed by a 4000 mAh battery. The phone is one of this year's most interesting and attractive handsets. According to Mr. Tan, the software team is working on improvements for the camera app, improving in aspects like shutter speed, low light, and other improvements. Read More »

Google ceases collecting Android location data amidst outcry

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According to a report from Quartz , Google has been able to access users' data about their locations due to Android phones collecting addresses of mobile towers. Quartz noted that the tracking practice did not appear to be limited to any one Android phone or tablet. The revelation comes as Google and other internet companies are under fire from lawmakers and regulators, including for the extent to which they vacuum up data about users. Read More »

Infiniti QX50 revealed with high-tech engine

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The turbo four is an all-new type of engine that has been 20-years in the making according to Infiniti. The Japanese SUV, which sits on a new platform, has a 2,800 mm wheelbase, which is 73 mm shorter than the GLC's. The new QX50 uses a CVT gearbox and is most efficient in front-wheel-drive form, although all-wheel-drive variants still offer a 30 percent improvement. Read More »

I'm Not Sure Currys Understands What Black Friday Actually Is

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This is one of the newer bundles that Sony made available, and if you managed to pick it up or secure it through pre-orders, you'll likely want to flesh out your library of VR games. Several video games are already out of stock. Now it's finally down to $350, which is a killer deal for this. Alsongside these offers, Sony is also offering up an extra DualShock 4 controller for just £30 when bought with any 500GB PS4 bundle. Read More »

Pixel 2: Google Refusing To Admit Blue Shift Fault!

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A Google product manager has now explained on the Pixel forum that the company used to assume that if you had used up 10 percent over the past few hours, it estimated that level of per-hour usage would remain consistent. Google's shiny new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL is the first phones shipping with Google's stock goodness in Android 8.0, but if you are still rocking one of the first generation Pixels then there is a good news for you. Read More »

Body found in Jaipur's Nahargarh fort, message claims link to Padmavati row

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A note was also seen scribbled on the rocks was also seen. The words " Padmavati ka virodh (Protest against Padmavati )" were also found next to the body. A Karni Sena leader threatened actress Deepika Padukone , who plays the lead in the movie, with physical harm. Bounties have been announcedfor the "heads" of Bhansali and the film's heroine Deepika Padukone. Read More »

Apple iPhone models in 2018 will have dual SIM, faster LTE speeds

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He also suggests the 2018 models will make use of new chips sourced from Intel and Qualcomm for faster LTE transmission. Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 features the 4x4 MIMO antenna module and beats the iPhone X by some way in internet speeds, even when being used on networks that don't now support gigabit LTE. Read More »

Microsoft has revealed its Games with Gold list for December 2017

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These cheap deals will include the best Black Friday prices on the PS4 Pro and PS VR, with deals from the U.S. and the UK. Interestingly enough, this was the same time that the Xbox Black Friday digital game sale began. If you are looking into buying some Xbox One games your in luck because there a lot of incredible deals on them. This one is one of the best early console deals this holiday season. Read More »

On Kulbhushan Jadhav's Meeting With Wife, India Has 3 Conditions For Pak

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India's request for a visa to Mr Jadhav's mother on humanitarian grounds was also ignored for months by Islamabad. However, this offer of Pakistan is a surprise for the Indian side. While Pakistan claims that Jadhav was arrested by security forces from Balochistan province on March 3 previous year after he reportedly entered from Iran, the Indian side maintains he was kidnapped from Iran where he developed business after retiring from the Navy. Read More »

Amazon Echo Show Can Display YouTube Videos Again

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For example, on Amazon Prime Day, the Echo was discounted at $89.99 - it will be $79.99 on Black Friday . So when Google suddenly pulled out YouTube support for the smart speaker, and supposedly without warning, Amazon and its users were obviously annoyed. Read More »

Google doodle marks Rukhmabai's 153rd birth anniversary today

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Raut became a doctor when modern medicine was in its infancy, which is noteworthy. However, her legacy is replete with even more revolutionary strides. Her rebellion against her husband marked Raut as a crusader against child marriage, but it also ostracised her from the larger Indian community around her. Read More »

Rep. Joe Barton Threatened Former Lover with Police

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The photo of Barton appeared on an anonymous Twitter account. It's unclear how the nude photo got online or who posted it. The woman reportedly had been in contact with Barton for five years, beginning in 2011, after she published a message on his Facebook page, The Post said. Read More »

December's Games with Gold Revealed: Includes Vermintide, Back to the Future

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All games will be available for a limited time as part of Games with Gold , so get Xbox Live Gold today to ensure you get your hands on these and any future Games with Gold games as an Xbox Live Gold member. It is also worth noting that both November and December Games with Gold releases include a Telltale game. Enhanced for Xbox One X with native 4K support and more detailed textures, only help to heighten the game's unique visual look. Read More »

US Judge Blocks Trump Order on Sanctuary Cities

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The White House had threatened to cut federal law enforcement grants from cities that fought Trump's efforts to combat undocumented immigration and said it would publicly shame localities that failed to comply with attempts to increase deportations. Read More »

Facebook to Show Users Which Russian Propaganda They Followed

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The new tool will be an online portal, available through Facebook's "Help Center". At a House Intelligence Committee hearing on November 1, Facebook General Counsel Colin Stretch said: "It's a much more challenging issue to identify and notify reliably people who may have been exposed to this content on an individual basis". Read More »

Apple reveals its self-driving technology called VoxelNet

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The paper, submitted on November 17 to independent online journal arXiv , explains how a software called VoxelNet helps computers detect 3D objects. Apple's researchers argue a LiDAR and camera-based solution could be hard to deploy in many situations and it could be "more sensitive to sensor failure". Read More »

Apple cuts iPhone X retailer margins, store owners cry foul

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The report adds that Apple's move in India has caused some retailers like Sangeetha Mobiles, for example, to stop taking orders of the iPhone X . Earlier this year, Apple shuffled the storage SKUs a bit , but the smartphone remains largely the same as when it was introduced over a year. Even with the production issues and delayed launch, analysts expected that the iPhone X would eventually help Apple recoup from the struggles experienced with the iPhone 8 launch. Read More »