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Mobile extends its barely-useable free roaming data to more countries

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And today, the Un-carrier also introduces the industry's best option for high speed data and unlimited calling overseas - a new T-Mobile daily data pass - for just $5/day. By purchasing an International Data Pass for only $5 a day, T-Mobile ONE subscribers can use 512MB of LTE data daily, with unlimited text and talk. Read More »

Internet at risk from rising seas, study says

Thousands of miles of fiber optic cable are laid beneath several major coastal cities. While the buried fiber optic cables are created to be water-resistant, they are not waterproof, and that means potential trouble for coastal residents who like the internet (a.k.a. Read More »

Huawei nova 3i announced with Kirin 710

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Onboard, it has 128GB of storage which is expandable via microSD using a hybrid SIM slot. As usual, both phones come with four cameras, and the Nova 3i also marks the debut of Huawei's brand new chipset , the Kirin 710 . Nova 3 and the Nova 3i are exactly the kind of phones that we expected from a Nova series. I imagine the folks at Essential had the same idea at some point and moved on from it due to the absolute uselessness of the display space above the camera. Read More »

The Culling 2 is Shutting Down, Refunds Being Given

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It will be interesting to see if Xaviant's newfound commitment to the original will pay off, but the developers appear keen to listen to the community and are looking to craft a game that the players want. This version of The Culling will arrive on Xaviant's test servers this week and will allow players to download the original game free of charge. "But we didn't see a path forward, so we turned it off and moved onto something else, and in retrospect, that was a mistake". Read More »

New MacBook Pro keyboard design may fix dust problems after all

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The procedure for the space bar replacement has also changed from the previous model. According to a document sent to Apple Authorized Service Providers and obtained by MacRumors , the new keys have a "membrane" underneath that helps "prevent debris" from getting into the butterfly mechanism. Read More »

Trump hits out at the European Union over $5 billion Google antitrust fine

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In the post, Google took a firm stand for itself and said that Android has helped 1,300 different smartphone manufacturers to develop Android-based mobiles. He wrote on Twitter on Thursday: "I told you so!" The EU frequently holds tech companies that operate within Europe to account, over issues including tax, privacy and antitrust, but Trump is interpreting this particular fine as a slight against the US. Read More »

Google’s job hunting service comes to UK

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The feature first rolled out in the US and it's now available to job seekers in the United Kingdom. Today, more people are turning to Google to find information about their next role. You'll then be able to filter by category, location, salary, and more, before being provided employer reviews and ratings to help you make your mind up. Read More »

Corning introduces Gorilla Glass 6

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Jaymin Amin, vice president of technology and product development, said in a press release . " Gorilla Glass 6 is an entirely new glass composition that can be chemically strengthened to give it significantly higher levels of compression than is possible with Gorilla Glass 5 ". Read More »

Microsoft Is Teasing 'All-New Xbox Hardware' For Gamescom 2018

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Like previous years, Microsoft will be present with its Xbox booth at which players will be able to try out the upcoming Forza Horizon 4 , State of Decay 2's upcoming Daybreak Pack, and Ori and the Will of the Wisps . Ticket sales will likely go to a gaming charity once again. We'll find out on August 21, at 4:30 PM CEST (7:30 AM PDT / 10:30 AM EST). More importantly, though, is that it has a lineup of "25 games across a diverse range of genres" to show at its booth during the show. Read More »

Google’s Bringing Back Google Now (Sort of) Inside Assistant

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Google Now used to be the home for all your most useful and timely information. That little icon in Google Assistant may not look like much, but it heralds a return to form for Google. Earlier this year, the firm launched a continuous conversations feature that allows users to keep chatting with the digital assistant without having to use the wake words "Hey Google" every time. Read More »

Mobile Introduces $5/Day International Pass With 512MB of LTE Data

Data and text is included at 2G speeds while calls are now $0.25 a minute. Wyoming had the slowest average data speeds. T-Mobile is calling it the global data pass, and it will cost just $5. Included free with T-Mobile ONE plans, Simple Global offers free 2G unlimited data, unlimited text and low-cost calls. At that rate, it was just cheaper to buy a local SIM card for data. Read More »

Nissan calls next GT-R "fastest super sports vehicle in the world"

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That would make everyone to believe that the latest successor of the Nissan Skyline GT-R will be unveiled in a short while. It's been a little while since we had some news about the next-generation GT-R, hasn't it? He admitted that it is a huge challenge for the engineers and promises to work hard on it when the time arrives. Read More »

World of Warcraft's latest gargantuan patch adds cross-realm PVP and communities

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But that's apparently a thing of the past. Now that we are in the lead up to Battle for Azeroth , Blizzard has announced that all content through Legion is available without actually having to purchase the game. But if you're yet to jump into the MMO, it's never been cheaper or bigger than it is now. Blizzard has rolled all the content of existing World of Warcraft expansions into the monthly subscription fee. Read More »

Amazon back up as usual, says sales rise despite Prime Day crashes

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Eastern time, according to Downdetector .com, which monitors web trouble. Additionally, Amazon recorded the most single-day sign-ups in history for its Prime service on June 16th. Prime Day is coming to a close, so take your pick on the available phones that interest you. She noted the problems affected Amazon's conversion rate, or how many people bought an item when they came to the site. Read More »

Uber update adds features to make pickups less annoying

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Now, riders can use Uber's app to light up their phone screens with a specific color, giving drivers a clearer sense of which levitating smartphone to look for. Uber is also rolling out guaranteed pickups for scheduled rides. Under the new system, if your driver fails to show up at the scheduled time, Uber will give you $10 that you can put toward your next trip. Read More »

Google fined record $5.1 billion by European Union in Android anti-trust investigation

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Android runs about 80 per cent of the world's smartphones according to market research firm Strategy Analytics. "Google has used Android as a vehicle to cement the dominance of its search engine", Vestager said in a statement. Google prevents hardware makers that want to pre-install Google apps from selling even a single mobile device running on alternative Android versions (or "forks") that were not approved by Google. Read More »

Facebook Hires A Head Of Chip Development From Google

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These are likely to include a follow-up to Facebook's Oculus Go standalone virtual reality headset, which is now powered by a Qualcomm chip, as well as Facebook-branded smart speakers with large touch screens which can also be used for video chats, according to the report . Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Max 3 revealed ahead of official announcement

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Both smartphones are expected to be launched in India soon after the global event in Spain. Now, ahead of the phone's official launch, Xiaomi has confirmed the successor of its Xiaomi Mi A1 Android One smartphone is on its way. The Xiaomi Mi Max 3 is believed to be fuelled by a massive 5500mAh battery and as far as optics go, it will sport a dual rear camera which is rated at 12MP and 5MP. Read More »

Fortnite Season 5 brings game's link to sports world closer than ever

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In the meantime, Epic has added a cool new viking-themed skin and harvesting tool to Fortnite: Battle Royale , both of which are available to purchase right now. Save the World mode also gets a new gun, in the form of the typewriter assault rifle . Developer Epic has announced that the game's 5.0 content update is slated to drop very soon, arriving on all platforms-PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch, and iOS-on Tuesday, July 17. Read More »

No Man's Sky multiplayer update gets a trailer, new content detailed

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Fight as a pirate or a wingman in epic space battles with friends and enemies. Full multiplayer launches July 24 . The developer has also added hundreds of new building parts and increased the base size limits to spice up the feature. Friends can also be brought on board to take on challenging multiplayer objectives via the Galactic Commission Station on your freighter's bridge. Hello Games' No Man's Sky is gearing up for the launch of its biggest update to date next week, arriving ... Read More »

Galaxy Note 9 official press render leaked

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The latest leak from Evan Blass , who leaks phone renders left and right, shows a redesigned Note 9 and S Pen in line with other leaks. Also, if you still had doubts, the Galaxy Note 9 has a fingerprint sensor on the back, so it won't be the first Samsung smartphone to include an in-display fingerprint scanner. Read More »

Samsung Unveils Industry's First 10nm 8Gb LPDDR5 DRAM Module

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The last update to the LPDDR specification was introduced four years ago in the form of LPDDR4. Now the South Korean IT giant is once again laying the stepping-stone for the transition to a new LPDDR specification. It also has been configured to avoid overwriting cells with "0" values. Samsung's LPDDR5 DRAM also promises greater power savings thanks to a new "deep sleep mode". Read More »

World Emoji Day 2018

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Superhero emojis of both sexes, and animal emojis such as the kangaroo, peacock and lobster, will also be introduced in Apple's upcoming iOS 12 update later this year. There's also a new emoji for bald people. In addition to the new hair options, Apple's upcoming update brings new new smilies including a frozen face, puppy-dog eyes, a party whistle face and a smiling face with three hearts surrounding it. Read More »

Google Phone app forwards spam calls to voicemail

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While some calls might slip through Google's detection, these can be reported as spam to help improve the system. Presently, the Phone app turns the mobile screen red to notify incoming spam calls. Tap the call you want to report as spam and then select "Block/report spam" from the menu (not everyone has the report as spam option). Caller ID will identify the company or service that is calling a user if they have a Google My Business listing. Read More »

Uber Announces New Tools for Tricky Pickups

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The ride-sharing service has just launched Uber Beacon , which is a device that goes on a driver's windshield and uses colour-pairing technology to help drivers and riders quickly connect at night, particularly at crowded venues. If you set a ride up in the future, Uber now guarantees your ride will arrive at the specified time. Uber is also adding guaranteed pick ups. Uber didn't specify when the new features would be available, but an update is now rolling out in the Play Store. Read More »

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Beta dates announced for August

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The next multiplayer beta starting on August 10 will be available for Xbox One and PC Early Access, too, running until August 13. If that's too long of a wait to get into the action, the Multiplayer Beta will be coming out in August. This release will be available to the players from August 10 to August 13. The following weekend the Private Multiplayer Beta will extend to Xbox One . Read More »

Unreal Engine Marketplace Increases Revenue Share to Creators, Makes Retroactive Payments

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This new revenue plan changes that and gives developers a better deal. Epic Games have chose to break the tradition of the digital marketplace by taking less than 30% revenue from its Unreal Marketplace creators. "This is something that many sellers lose sight of, regardless of engine or platform, when working with marketplaces day to day", Michael Allar of Gamemakin LLC said. Read More »

OnePlus Gallery Update Brings OnePlus 6 Video Editing Features to Older Models

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OnePlus has pushed a new update to its Gallery application which now allows the users to edit their videos using many tools which the company has provided. The version of the app has now jumped to v2.6.71, and now it sports slow-mo, background music, video trimming and filters option. Still, it's great that OnePlus is updating older devices especially as old as two years in the case of the OnePlus 3. Read More »

Ford Mustang to drive itself up Goodwood hillclimb

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Built by Siemens in collaboration with Cranfield University , the company has fitted this classic Mustang with autonomous tech which would allow it to take on short sprint up Lord March's driveway. The Mustang was basically chosen as Lee is a big fan of the Mustang, "I just love the way the '65 coupe looks, and the way the V8 roars". The very first example fetched a whopping $300,000 at an auction for a good cause - more than six times the car's starting price in the USA where it costs from ... Read More »

Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu/Eevee gets new details and trailer

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This news comes from Kotaku , who states that the pair only appear for half a second in the trailer which, if you're a Team Rocket fan like us, leaves much to be desired. Battles will only take place with other trainers and gym leaders, and your team of critters level will be based on CP instead of levels that we're used to in other Pokemon RPG's. Read More »

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Set To Get 'Further Updates'

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Because of this, Nintendo re-released the game with improved graphics and extra content (plus all DLC included) under the name Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on Nintendo Switch. Alongside Mario Kart , Takahashi also confirmed that Splatoon 2 will be getting "more free updates all the way until December". Personally, I'd love to see Samus Aran make her Mario Kart debut in a future update (she wouldn't even need a kart!). Read More »

McLaren to Launch 18 New Hybrid Cars by 2025

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Interestingly, McLaren also announced it is investing in augmented and autonomous driving technology that could one day see its F1 driver, Fernando Alonso, virtually "drive" your auto on track to help you learn the ideal line through a corner. Read More »