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Apple admits to slowing down old iPhones to improve battery life

Apple admits to slowing down old iPhones to improve battery life

Eventually, Apple responded and admitted that yes, the company had indeed been throttling the performance of some phones with aging batteries . Apple is wrong, however, not to make it easy and low-priced to replace old batteries . Introduced past year for the iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, and iPhone SE , the feature is aimed at preventing unexpected device shutdowns, the company said. In the wake of Apple's admission, some customers are criticizing the company for not being more transparent ... Read More

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Magic Leap introduces first product, Leap One

Magic Leap introduces first product, Leap One

Magic Leap has been around for many years, but it's just now revealing its first product. Lightwear are equipped with six cameras to map their surroundings and are attached to a Lightpack computer and battery pack via wire. According to the Rolling Stone piece, future versions of Magic Leap's headset "significantly expands the field of view". We've been promised VR/AR headsets before that were supposed to revolutionize gaming and computing through constructs indistinguishable from reality. Read More

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Marvin Lewis, Bengals planning to mutually part ways

Marvin Lewis, Bengals planning to mutually part ways

It's just speculation people keep throwing out there. "We're planning on Hue Jackson being our football coach for a long time and he and John working closely together for a long time". This game comes up at an interesting time for both head coaches in this matchup. "They want to be first". When Lewis was hired in 2003, he became the first Bengals coach since 1980 - and just second in team history - who was hired without having any prior ties to the organization. Read More

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Google's Top Searches of 2017 Released

Google's Top Searches of 2017 Released

Aside from Bitcoin , Google's search trends tell a tale of political tumult and royal romance. In music, the most-searched song was Despacito , the hit track by Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber. The top search term of the year in the USA and globally was Hurricane Irma , a Category 4 hurricane that hit the coast of Florida in September. Moreover among the most searched people in Pakistan in 2017, Rishi Kapoor was at the fourth spot. Read More

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Samsung announces upgraded Notebook 9 with S Pen

Samsung announces upgraded Notebook 9 with S Pen

The Samsung Notebook 9 Pen and all three Notebook 9 (2018) versions rock "Metal12" premium magnesium aluminum designs with razor-thin screen bezels and snazzy color options including Light Titan, Titan Silver and Crush White. It thus makes flawless sense for the Samsung Notebook 9 Pen and Notebook 9 (2018) to be unveiled today ahead of commercial launches in Korea later this same month, followed by U.S. Read More

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Google Launches AI Lab in China

Google Launches AI Lab in China

Google selected Beijing, China , as the first spot for its artificial intelligence research center in Asia. In addition to conducting research, the office will provide financial backing and sponsorship to AI community conferences and events held in China . Read More

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Apple buys Shazam, the music recognition app

Apple buys Shazam, the music recognition app

Yes, you don't have to listen to the whole song, just take your cellphone to the audio clip and Shazam will automatically identifies the songs, movies, TV shows and commercials in just a couple of seconds. It is now unknown what the company plans to do with Shazam , only telling BuzzFeed "we have exciting plans in store, and we look forward to combining with Shazam upon approval of today's agreement". Read More

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Breath of the Wild Dominates The Game Awards 2017

Breath of the Wild Dominates The Game Awards 2017

Though fanboys like to make it out like Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft are all enemies, this is undoubtedly not the truth. If you want to re-experience what it was like to watch the show, check out our Game Awards liveblog . The Ancient Bridle and Saddle can also be found in hidden chests. To get the new content in " Breath of the Wild ", you must first purchase the expansion pass for the game; it costs $20, and gets you the previously-released expansion as well as the new one. Read More

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Storm Caroline to hit Britain TONIGHT with 'flying debris' and 90mph gales

Storm Caroline to hit Britain TONIGHT with 'flying debris' and 90mph gales

Forecasters also said that areas outside the warning zone are also likely to experience windy conditions on Thursday. It will take effect from 4pm tomorrow, with snow expected on higher ground in the Midlands. "At the moment we have a yellow weather warning in place, but it could be upgraded to amber". Some roads and railways likely to be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and for train services. Read More

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Apple Pay Cash rolls out alongside peer-to-peer payments

It was originally supposed to launch with iOS 11, the latest version of the operating system underlying the iPhone, which Apple released in September. The service links to your bank debit to cover charges that exceed whatever is in your Apple Pay Cash account. However, on the receiving end, your payments will be stored in the Apple Pay Cash card in the Wallet app. Read More

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Dazzling Supermoon of 2017 Wows Stargazers

Dazzling Supermoon of 2017 Wows Stargazers

As a result, the moon appears to be up to 14 percent larger and 30 percent brighter during a supermoon. The supermoon rises behind the mountain range seen from Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Sunday, Dec. The Dec. 3 full moon will be the first of three consecutive supermoons. There are interesting skywatching events every year, but 2017 has been particularly generous, with the eclipse drawing millions to peer skyward and plenty of cool moon action as well, but it's still not done. Read More

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How to Sign Your Child Up for Facebook's New 'Messenger Kids'

How to Sign Your Child Up for Facebook's New 'Messenger Kids'

When kids chat with contacts that use the regular version of Facebook Messenger , like parents or relatives, their exchanges will appear as a normal message thread in the Messenger app for the recipient. The company says the application is compatible with the Children's Online Privacy and Protection Act. Dr. Lewis Bernstein, former executive vice president of Education, Research and Outreach for the Sesame Workshop, compares the development of Messenger Kids over the last 18 months to ... Read More

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Qualcomm Expands Apple Feud With 3 More Patent Suits

Qualcomm Expands Apple Feud With 3 More Patent Suits

Qualcomm filed its request to make buying an iPhone X more hard on Thursday, asking the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) to ban all imports of versions of the device that had Intel modems. As we told you last night, Apple is now accusing the chipmaker of infringing on eight Apple patents related to power efficiency. "All of these Palm inventions-owned by Qualcomm-have vastly improved the functionality of mobile devices and the user experience, and all of them are widely found ... Read More

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Google launches new data saving Android app

Google launches new data saving Android app

While the " Triangle' app was only limited to conserve the mobile data on your phone, Datally meanwhile, also lets you know about a nearby public Wi-Fi and helps you get connected". What's also curious is that, at one level, the app says that "Don't worry, we don't inspect your app traffic', and at another, it's meant to track app traffic, and needs a VPN to route usage through". Read More

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Israel to open its first embassy in Rwanda

Israel to open its first embassy in Rwanda

Netanyahu said he apprised Rwandan President Paul Kagame of the decision at a meeting Tuesday in Nairobi, Kenya. "Our intention is to deepen ties with Africa also by forging links with countries that we do not have diplomatic relations with", said Netanyahu before departing from Israel. Read More

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Access Microsoft Office Through Google Play Store

Access Microsoft Office Through Google Play Store

We give a lot more in-depth advice on buying a Chromebook with a list of the best models to buy, and you can check out Google's site which explains which apps you can use on a Chromebook to replace those you might use on a PC or Mac. They could even spontaneously disappear on some devices. It is for the first time that office is available for Chromebook users through Google Play in terms of general release. Read More

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BMW USA Announces Price for the all-new BMW M5

BMW USA Announces Price for the all-new BMW M5

For starters, the thanks to the i8's light, strong and rigid carbonfibre tub construction the soft top i8 is only 60kg heavier than the Coupe at 1595kg. The iconic gullwing doors have also been retained. The 2019 i8 Roadster doesn't look that different from the coupe, other than the different top and the fact that the two rear seats have been removed. Read More

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Microsoft plans to expand Redmond campus

Microsoft plans to expand Redmond campus

It looks like the firm will now take things just a step further by overhauling the look and feel of its campus. "This is going to be an extremely intelligent campus, not because of devices but because of infrastructure", says Bill Lee, Microsoft's director of real estate, planning, and development, in the company's post. Read More

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Unlocked HTC U11 Update to Oreo Rolling Out Today

Unlocked HTC U11 Update to Oreo Rolling Out Today

Those with an unlocked HTC U11 will be able to update their device to the latest major Android release, Oreo, starting today. It is not sure exactly when other HTC smartphones will get the OS version. Users of HTC U11 will also enjoy the generic ability of the Android Oreo OS to limit the background activity that is generated through the least used applications. Read More

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Ohio State QB JT Barrett leaves MI game with leg injury

Ohio State QB JT Barrett leaves MI game with leg injury

The stars aligned for MI to finally get off the snide against Ohio State . Barrett almost threw an interception inside the 10-yard line and had a touchdown taken off the board because of a delay-of-game penalty, but he found a way to overcome those struggles and score Ohio State's first touchdown of "The Game" against the Wolverines. Read More

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Cryptocurrency startup Tether claims it was robbed of $31 million in tokens

Cryptocurrency startup Tether claims it was robbed of $31 million in tokens

Unlike other digital currencies that fluctuate wildly against dollar, Tether is created to protect investors from that volatility while still enabling them to benefit from the Blockchain-based assets. We will provide further updates as they come available, and we appreciate the community's patience, understanding, and support while we work to rectify the situation in the best possible manner to everyone's benefit. Read More

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You are what you drink

You are what you drink

After looking at the drinking habits of people across 21 countries, the study found that different drinks affect our emotional responses in varying ways. Red wine was linked to a relaxed emotion for 53 percent of respondents, and 50 percent of beer drinkers. The researchers hoped that analyzing what emotions people associate with drinking would help them understand why people misuse alcohol and what drives people to drink certain alcoholic beverages. Read More

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Net Neutrality Arguments: Internet Mocks What Deregulated Future May Look Like

Net Neutrality Arguments: Internet Mocks What Deregulated Future May Look Like

A vote on the proposal is set for December 14. "Net neutrality" regulations, created to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favouring some sites and apps over others, are on the chopping block. Pai is among three Republicans on the five-member FCC. "We have proof that markets work: For nearly two decades, the USA had a free and open internet without these heavy-handed rules". Read More

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