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Best Twitter for Mac Alternatives: Tweetbot vs Twitterrific

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The company has already pulled the app from the Apple App Store and the web. Twitter is also planning to deal with the fake news problem - an occurrence that happens after every tragic incident and doesn't seem to be go away. That said, using Twitter on the web doesn't always prove to be the best experience for some users, as it could get cumbersome, too. Its discontinuation notice for the Mac app pointed users to the Twitter web site "for the full Twitter experience on Mac", which ... Read More »

SpaceX to launch first of its global internet satellites

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SpaceX is using a recovery boat, called "Mr. Steven", that's outfitted with massive metal claws that are rigged to a net, as a means of gently recovering Falcon 9 payload fairings. SpaceX is all about reducing the cost of launching things into space, and right now one of those costs it think it can eliminate is having to use a new fairing every time it launches a rocket. Read More »

Mets reportedly sign All-Star Jason Vargas

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The New York roster also includes starters Noah Syndergaard , Jacob deGrom , Matt Harvey , Steven Matz and Zack Wheeler . All in all, Vargas can earn a total of $27 million if he hits all of his incentives over three years. Vargas, 35, who was an American League All-Star selection, went 2-7 with an 8.13 ERA in 11 starts from July 5 to September 5. Vargas tied for the major-league lead with 18 wins in 2017 when he made the first All-Star appearance of his 12-year career. Read More »

Atari gets into crypto, offers Atari Token and Pong Token

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In some regards, you can look at the Atari Token as a premium in-game currency that's largely useless outside of the single title or ecosystem you bought it in. The Atari Token is being created specifically for use on a new digital platform that Atari is working with an outside party to build . Atari hopes that its brand-name recognition and current trend for 1980s nostalgia will give crypto-platform an edge over the ever-growing number of cryptocurrencies and related platforms on the ... Read More »

Man posed as teen, drove from IL to abduct FL girl

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He said he and Johnson's mother believed she had made an online friend, a girl from IL. A Chicago-area man was arrested at a hotel in Georgia with a Florida girl whom he'd befriended online and then kidnapped, authorities said. "This is the best outcome we could have hoped for". Police were first notified about a missing child Sunday morning, after the girl's parents say she disappeared overnight. Read More »

Spotify might be making its own smart speaker

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The listings included a Senior Product Manager of Hardware who would be working on "a category defining product akin to Pebble Watch, Amazon Echo, and Snap Spectacles". Spotify is easily the most popular streaming app and works just fine on most hardware products. Although the streaming company can be used on devices by all of those manufacturers, this is clearly an incentive to build its own instead of relying on customers to access its services through third-party devices. Read More »

'Fortnite Battle Royale': Season 3 Battle Pass info

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Players who want to take advantage of the season three Battle Pass will have to buy it for 950 of Epic's V-Bucks, or about $10.00. Season 3's Battle Pass includes 100 tiers, compared to the 70 the previous one had , and brings 30 more unlockable cosmetics for your character, if you manage to reach tier 100. Read More »

More Time Needed: SpaceX Reschedules Satellite Launch

SpaceX had earlier planned to launch the Falcon 9 rocket carrying the Starlink internet broadband satellites and Spain's Paz satellite from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California on February 18. According to Space.com those experimental solutions include parachutes and equipping recovery ships with metal arms. The Falcon 9 rocket a previously flown first stage booster that also launched the Taiwanese Formosat-5 satellite in August 2017. Read More »

Sony's mysterious video teaser ahead of MWC 2018

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The safe bet is a new smartphone, but the cryptic video doesn't go into any real details. This would fall in line with the teaser that Sony published yesterday . The Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact's design may have already been revealed by a leaked photo. Sony has in the past drawn upon the Bravia tech to power its smartphones, and it's likely the company is incorporating the Bravia's sound feature on the phone. Read More »

Xbox One X and One S will soon support 1440p

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Currently, the Xbox One X downsamples exclusively to 1080p, resulting in a lower than native resolution on 1440p displays. On the downside, he doesn't exactly reveal when it will be available, but he does note that it will be available to those on Xbox's early preview ring "very soon". Read More »

Assassin's Creed Origins Drops a Discovery Tour Trailer and New Game+ Details

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Ubisoft has released a new Discovery Tour trailer, which provides a first glimpse at the educational mode in action. Assassin's Creed Origins gets its New Game Plus mode today and there's a new, secret reward for completing it. Activities such as Arena, Hippodrome, and Trials of the Gods are connected to the story, so you'll have to push through to unlock them again. Yes, enemy auto level scaling is activated by default when starting an NG+; however, players can deactivate at any ... Read More »

Drake Lives out "God's Plan" in New Video

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This is money that we give out. During the past couple of days, Drake has posted pictures on Instagram that show behind the scenes of the making of the " God's Plan " music video . While at the University of Miami, the rapper gave a student in need of tuition money, Destiny James, a $50,000 check. Shoppers bought several grocery items with Drake paying for them all. Read More »

Doug Martin released by Buccaneers

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The Bucs announced the release of Martin on Tuesday freeing up $6.75 million in salary cap space. In 2016, Martin was suspended for four games in violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy, testing positive for Adderall. This contract was to run through 2020, but Tampa Bay has since moved off it only two years in. However, that was the most recent season the Boise State product was actually productive. Read More »

Airtel to offer ₹2000 cashback on Nokia phones

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Nokia 3 and Nokia 2 , 4G smartphones are now available with an attractive cashback offer of Rs 2,000 from Airtel. Nokia 3 is available in the market at Rs. Then, the telco introduced yet another cashback offer as a part of which its customers doing recharges of ₹398 or above are offered cashback of up to ₹700 . Read More »

Google app to get 'edit screenshot' feature, here's how it will work

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However, the app now still shows up as " Android Pay" on your phone, despite it appearing as " Google Pay" through the Google Play store on the web. Take note that the option to edit and share following a screenshot capture can be bypassed from the start, which is done by swiping away or scrolling down the panel. Read More »

Uber CEO's Asia trip underscores firm's persistent global ambitions

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In a report from Nikkei (paywall; via Engadget ), it seems that Sony could be looking to launch an AI taxi hailing system in Japan while teaming up with a bunch of different taxi companies. It may seem odd for Sony to chase after cabs when ridesharing services like Uber are quickly taking hold, but it doesn't have much choice. Carmaker Toyota also announced an investment of ¥7.5 billion ($70 million) in the JapanTaxi app this month, which says it is the biggest taxi-hailing app in Japan. Read More »

Telugu Character Bug Fix

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The bug is now nicknamed the "Telugu bug", as the characters that trigger it are from an Indian language called Telugu. The character can not be read by iPhone models running iOS 11.2.5, If your iPhone is using any other iOS build, you are already in the clear. Read More »

SpaceX's Satellite Broadband Receives FCC Chairman's Support

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Not long after SpaceX's recent, flawless Falcon Heavy debut, the company has completed a successful static fire of a flight-proven Falcon 9 on the West coast. Satellite broadband is already available today. SpaceX would not discuss details about the Starlink satellites, but a previous filing with the FCC expanded on their physical characteristics and functions. Read More »

Samsung Reveals Reason for Sudden Stopping of Android 8.0 Update

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 has a 10.5-inch display with 2560x1600 pixels resolution and 5 finger gesture support. Previous reports have suggested that markets such as US and China will get Snapdragon 845 chipset variant. "There were rumours that the Galaxy S9 might have stereo speakers similar to Apple's iPhones". The Galaxy S9 duo would be sporting the same Infinity Display design with slight changes. Read More »

Jivi Mobile Partners With Reliance Jio For 4G Smartphones At Rs 699!

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Jio Offers: - Well, reports are coming that Reliance Jio is about to give you all a great Football offer which is going to provide you great Cashback offer. However, the offer will only valid when users get to recharge their phone with Jio's Rs 198 or 299 for the first time for the activation of the phone. Read More »

JioPhone Now Available On Amazon

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So, you can get the phone for effectively free after paying a security deposit of Rs. 1,500. " Jio , the world's largest mobile data network, is built to empower every Indian with the power of data and JioPhone is an integral part of this Jio movement", said Akash Ambani, Director, Jio . Read More »

NASA Opportunity Rover Just Experienced Its 5000th Martian Dawn

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Stone stripes are very distinctive characteristics in rocks which were formed on Earth upon the freezing and thawing of the soil in repeated cycles. It's also drilled into Martian rocks and repeatedly turned up evidence that the planet's surface once harbored liquid water. As per the information given by NASA, the rover has been traveled more than 45 kilometers and during its journey, it has provided around 225, 000 images. Read More »

IPhone X Slow Sales are Taking Samsung Down with Them

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And Samsung made it happen, meeting all the production requirements of the Cupertino giant. Nikkei says Samsung had hoped that in conjunction with Apple ordering OLED panels for the iPhone X, other smartphone makers would also make the switch. Read More »

Neptune's Dark Storm Is Dying According To Scientists

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Oh, also, the dark storm may smell like rotten eggs. The storm on the solar system's farthest planet started as wide as the Atlantic Ocean but that dark spot is getting smaller and smaller, right before Hubble's mechanical eyes, NASA said. Read More »

You Can Crash Any Mac Or iPhone With A Single Character

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There's a new iPhone-crashing bug to add to Apple's list of iOS 11 problems, one affecting messaging apps like Messages, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. While a simple fix, weak or non-existent internet access could potentially make the process of deleting messages suffering from the problem more hard. Read More »