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Huawei Honor Holly 4 launched in India: Price, specifications, sale date, etc

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It features a 5-inch HD display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. The USP of the smartphone is its metallic design and a 13-megapixel camera . The phone runs on Android Nougat 7.0 operating system with company EMUI 5.1 operating system. The dual-SIM slot is hybrid, so you'll either be able to use two SIM cards or one SIM and microSD at the same time. Read More »

Why Reliance Jio has restricted voice calls to 300 minutes per day

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The 300 minutes in a day has already been part of company's terms and conditions. Airtel is trying hard to counter Jio with price cuts and new plans. In addition, Airtel also has a Rs. 178 plan, which also offers similar benefits, but it's only for new Airtel customers. So even in the unlimited calling you can't cross 250 minutes in a single day, according to the terms and conditions else it will be deducted from your talktime. Read More »

Leaked: Nissan Leaf Nismo concept set to debut in Tokyo

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Nissan confirmed the Leaf Nismo Concept's existence at its third Nissan Futures event in Oslo, Norway, where it casually showed off an image of the sporty version of the vehicle before reverting the main announcement of the 2018 Leaf, upon which the Nismo version will be based. Read More »

Ferrari woes continue as Raikkonen retires from Malaysian GP

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That's the opinion of the team's head of motorsport, Toto Wolff . With teammate and championship contender Sebastian Vettel failing to set a time in qualifying after suffering with a turbo problem, Raikkonen seemed to be struck by an nearly identical problem on his way to the grid on Sunday. Read More »

Facebook launches Messenger Lite in US, UK, Canada & Ireland

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If you were looking for an iPhone link, you're out of luck: because the app was originally designed for low-priced Android devices in regions where iPhone penetration is close to nonexistent, it was never developed. Sadly, it is limited to Android users and Facebook has not disclosed any timeline for launching the app for iOS users. You can download the messenger from here. Read More »

Xbox Games With Gold

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Are the free Xbox Games With Gold titles for October 2017 any good? The "Gone Home" console edition for Xbox One will be up for grabs starting on October 1. Available now through the 15th of the month, you can get your hands on Rayman 3 HD for Xbox 360 (playable on all Xbox One consoles), a great game for all ages. Read More »

Forza Motorsport 7 Looks Stunning In These 8K Downsampled Screenshots

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Forza Motorsport 7 is an Xbox Play Anywhere title which means a digital purchase on Xbox One will also get you a copy on Windows 10 and vice-versa. Get your VIP membership today! For more on that, Ars Technica has an excellent write-up on this "loot boxification" of Forza Motorsport 7 that explains those issues in greater detail. Read More »

Spotify kills Microsoft's Groove Music

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Microsoft officials have made a decision to discontinue the Microsoft Groove Music Pass subscription service and migrate existing customers of it to Spotify. Moving items to Spotify is easy. Groove users' playlists and songs will be transferred to the new service. It's not a great loss for Groove Music Pass customers . Read More »

Fallout 4 VR to be bundled with the HTC Vive

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About a month ago, Bethesda officially revealed the release date for the forthcoming Fallout 4 VR that's set to become available for the HTC Vive . Unfortunately, you still have more than two months to wait for the official launch of one of the most exciting virtual reality games yet. Bethesda has said that it wants all of its VR games on as many platforms as possible, so there's a good chance we see Fallout 4 elsewhere in 2018. Read More »

New Google Pixel 2, 2 XL may come to India before Diwali

Google will be bolstering its Virtual Reality portfolio as well at the event with a new Daydream View headset. With the pricing of the Google Pixel 2 XL veering into iPhone and Samsung Galaxy territory, clearly the manufacturer has to deliver something truly outstanding. Read More »

Google scraps free content rule for publishers

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While publishers were, of course, free to ignore Google's FCF policy, their content would be much harder to find if they did ignore it, given that Google would not index the content through web searches and Google News. "'Try before you buy' underlines what many publishers already know - they need to provide some form of free sampling to be successful on the internet", explained Google's VP of news Richard Gingras. Read More »

Sony reveals updated PlayStation VR headset

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Sony explains: "There's also an updated Processor Unit that supports HDR pass through, enabling users to enjoy HDR-compatible PS4 content on a TV without having to disconnect the Processor Unit in between the TV and the PS4 system". The PlayStation VR headset is not dead because more experiences are coming. The PlayStation VR "2" will launch on October 14 in Japan, and will retail for around ¥44,980 (approximately $398). Read More »

Huawei Mate 10 Pro leaked ahead of October 16 announcement

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Last month we saw a Lite version of Huawei's upcoming Mate 10 flagship leak , and now the beefier Pro version of the device has surfaced as well. On the left side of the cameras is a Leica-branded flash, and on the right is a sensor. With a supposedly longer battery life, faster-charging speed, and a more advanced camera and photographic experience, the Mate 10 is set to offer a better overall smartphone experience. Read More »

Elon Musk Wants Humans to Travel the World by Rocket

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He then showed the conference audience a video of images of a rocket taking off in New York City and landing in various places around the world, with words on the screen showing flight times of less than an hour between any two cities on opposite sides of the world. Read More »

Possible new provocation by Pyongyang sets stage for Trump's Asian visit

Tillerson spoke after an afternoon of talks with China's top diplomats and President Xi Jinping centered on the nuclear crisis and preparations for Trump's visit to Beijing in November. He has denounced Mr Kim as a "rocket man" on a suicide mission for test launches of ballistic missiles and for nuclear weapon tests. Kim responded by saying "US dotard" Trump would "face results beyond his expectation". Read More »

Apple investigating reports of new Iphone 8 'bursting open'

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The split screen issue is the second issue to be reported by users since its release. According to Taiwanese media, one owner of the new Apple smartphone said the device's casing began to crack open as it was charging. It is understood the tech giant believes the problem was caused by the battery swelling and does not pose a safety concern. "Unconfirmed reports state the iPhone 8 Plus uses the same battery manufacturer, Amperex Technology Limited (ATL), as the Samsung Galaxy Note7", The ... Read More »

Boris Johnson Intervenes On Brexit Again Ahead Of Tory Party Conference

While he dismissed suggestions of any leadership ambitions, his comments are likely to fuel speculation that he is still positioning himself for the top job. Mrs May is under pressure on multiple fronts, and has been told by Tory MPs she must walk away from European Union talks at Christmas if Brussels fails to start negotiating a trade deal by then. Read More »

Local families nervous over conditions in Puerto Rico

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The estimate includes property damage and business interruption to residential, commercial and industrial lines of business, with the vast majority of losses caused by wind damage. "We seem to be losing a lot of time in jurisdictional trifles", San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz said in an interview Wednesday. Solivan's efforts come as images of similar cargo containers stranded in San Juan's port flood television screens. Read More »

Insider ESPARZA ANTHONY sold 8,663 Shares Of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (SEAS)

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Eight analysts have provided estimates for SeaWorld Entertainment's earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $444.09 million and the highest estimate coming in at $495.00 million. SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE: SEAS ) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. In the case of SEAS , the data might be telling investors a thing or two about where the stock is headed. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active might be heading to T

In the country, every single unit of the device has been sold out by the AT&T Carrier Aggregator. Samsung's Galaxy S Active phones have traditionally been exclusive to AT&T, but according to a new report , that's changing with the Galaxy S8 Active . Read More »

Bluehole Studio Announces the Formation of PUBG Corp

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The PUBG Corporation is just the beginning of Bluehole's plans for world domination. Tencent has not invested in Bluehole Studio, the company that makes PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds . On top of that, the studio is still working toward the release of the Xbox One version before the end of this year. That is if the comments made by Bluehole's Founder Chang Byung-Gyu are anything to go by. Read More »

Lockheed Martin shares vision for Mars Base Camp

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USA defense, aerospace and security giant Lockheed Martin on Friday revealed plans for a Mars lander and a base camp. The mission would also use a Mars lander , which Lockheed Martin said would dock with the base camp. The United States government, as well as those of her allies, are going to have to make a long-term commitment to conduct deep space exploration and support the settlement of other worlds to make viewgraph plans into reality. Read More »

New study finds small percentage of Macs are running insecure firmware

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Cupertino pushes out EFI updates regularly, so the team should have found the firmware's state of affairs to be good. Certain iMacs from late 2015 were the worst offenders, with 43% of those systems running an outdated version of firmware. Duo only tested computers with Mac OS 10.10 and higher, which were the the computers still given security updates from Apple at the time of the study (Apple ceased support of 10.10 this month). Read More »

Google's Family Link parental control app is now available to everyone

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Unlike setting them up with a standard account, Family Link gives you power over what they can do with their phone or tablet. The feature is now only being rolled out to users in United States. Google first announced Family Link in March as an invitation-only app targeting parents who wanted more control over their kids' phones and tablets. Read More »

Honda Riding Assist-e Debuts | Concept Electric Motorcycle

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Honda has announced it will unveil a new electric sports auto concept at this year's Tokyo Motor Show , in case the Urban EV Concept wasn't exciting enough for you. Honda's Sports EV Concept blends EV performance with artificial intelligence technology into a compact form, the company said in a preview of its Tokyo show plans. Read More »

Nintendo Shows Off What Yoshi Originally Looked Like

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Super Mario World made its debut in Japan almost 30 years ago and was a huge commercial success globally selling over 20 million copies. Indeed, many Mario apologists claim the action is a point, not a punch. Hino goes on to clarify the passivist change to the animation, saying "There's an added "bop" sound". Look, Mario isn't ideal, and why he would point when Yoshi can't even see the finger he's pointing is beyond us. Read More »

In Canada, Signs of Life Nearly 4 Billion Years Old

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They say that the graphite containing hints of life must be at least that old, because it lies within rocks that are apparently shot through with - and thus presumably older than - the 3.95-billion-year-old gneiss. Yet that scenario prompts other scientists to raise a warning flag. Importantly, they ruled out the possibility that the rocks were contaminated with younger rocks. Read More »