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IOS 11 just destroyed Uber's most annoying privacy flaw

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Those are likely to be the same features that you've stumbled on already: the updates to the App Store, to iMessage and to the general look and feel of numerous apps. iOS 11 now lets you edit those photos so you can apply an effect such as loop or bounce. Siri can do more, however, and that's good. Uber's app uses location tracking to steer drivers your way when you request a ride, so you don't have to manually enter an address. Read More »

Amazon, Flipkart festival sales: 5 best deals on smartphones

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In the series of discounts announced on the Apple iPhone models, prices of iPhone 6 and iPhone SE have been slashed heavily, retailing them around Rs 20,000. 1,000 additional discount. All of India's notable e-commerce sites are clamouring to roll out the best deals. To make things seamless, Amazon has teamed up with banks to offer cash-backs, exclusive discounts and even incentivize customers who choose to pay through its own digital wallet Amazon Pay. Read More »

Ramadan Sobhi features as Newcastle defeats Stoke City

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Egypt's Ramadan Sobhi came on as a second half substitute, as Newcastle United defeated Stoke City 2-1 in the fifth fixture of the English Premier League . After his role in last week's victory, Scotland winger Ritchie was again the architect for the opener, curling a ideal cross to the far post for Atsu to volley home. Read More »

Hall of Fame list sets up selection Saturday scrimmage

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He'll have stiff competition, but I know he's worth it! "He was nominated and met the minimum criteria of playing at least five years and voted to at least one Pro Bowl or "All" team". Apparently, the Steve Smith discovered on that list was not the Steve Smith fans were expecting. Players and coaches who predate the 25-year window are considered by the Senior Selection Committee, which has named Brazile and former Green Bay Packers guard Jerry Kramer as its finalists for the Class of ... Read More »

State Senate passes budget, heads to Gov. Walker

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Republicans entered the day one vote short of the 17 they needed to pass the plan. The budget was supposed to be done by July 1 but GOP infighting over road funding has delayed the process. Joint Finance Committee approves transportation package, property tax cutsIn order to pass a contentious state budget that has been stalled for almost two months, the state Legislature's Joint Read... Read More »

Sen. Franken quizzes Apple over Face ID: how secure is it?

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And, just as Microsoft did in going from Windows 8 to Windows 10, Apple chose to skip a generation in its device numbering system, going straight from the iPhone 8 to the iPhone X (pictured above and pronounced "ten"). On the subject of phablets, here's how the iPhone 8 Plus fares: the price begins at £799 for the 64GB version, and sharply rises to £949 for 256GB - putting it well ahead of the Note 8, and pretty much everything else out there. Read More »

Google will unveil the Pixel 2 on October 4

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Just like the Pixel 2 before it, the Pixel 2 XL made its way to the FCC . It looks like the Pixel 2 series might be announced on October 4. However, the new Pixel phones will be among the first to ship with Android 8.0 Oreo, along with Sony's new Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact , which are set to go on sale in September. Read More »

Apple Just Made A Big Change to iTunes

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Although users won't be able to redownload previously purchased apps or ringtones on iTunes 12.7, users will still be able to sync those by plugging in their iOS device . Apple had been at the receiving end of criticism for making iTunes bloated and heavy with the integration of the app store. On your Mac, launch the App Store app in your Applications folder. Read More »

Nintendo will continue to ship SNES Classic Edition consoles into 2018

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The Super NES Classic Edition system features 21 legendary Super NES games such as Super Mario World , The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past and Super Metroid . Pre-orders for the SNES are already sold out online at Amazon, GameStop and Target. Redmond-based Nintendo said Tuesday that high demand has prompted the company to extend shipping of its upcoming retro version of the 16-bit Super NES into next year. Read More »

How to help the Red Cross help those affected by Irma

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Volunteers must be willing to work day or night shifts and be in good health with no physical limitations. "They could be working in a shelter, they could assist with feed, bulk distribution", said America Red Cross Regional Disaster Recovery Manager Shana Beal. Read More »

Klopp implores battered Liverpool to learn quickly

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The forward was then left out of the squad that suffered a 5-0 thrashing at the hands of the Citizens at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday, but Klopp insists the decision was made with Coutinho's fitness in mind. "You always want the club to keep buying players to improve all the time", Heskey told the Liverpool Echo . Though Mane's suspension does not affect his participation in the Champions League as his ban will only affect domestic matches - missing two Leicester clashes and a ... Read More »

Nintendo "strongly urges" you don't overpay for SNES mini on eBay

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If Nintendo can indeed meet demand this year, you shouldn't have to drop more than the $80 asking price. It's something Fils-Aimé said was "outside of their control". Now, on the eve of the SNES Classic release, Nintendo seems to be following a similar script. I'm not suggesting you should pay an inflated price on eBay - eff those people - but you should definitely keep your expectations in check. Read More »

Apple Set to Reveal Special iPhone X on Tuesday

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Apple too is going over board to ensure the phone turns out to be as special as it can be. What can you expect? Royal Bank Of Canada boosted their price target on shares of Apple from $157.00 to $168.00 and gave the company an "outperform" rating in a report on Monday, May 22nd. Read More »

Instagram Lets Users to Share Stories Directly to Facebook

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The Instagram test, which appears to be now live in at least Portugal, was first spotted on Twitter by The Next Web's Matt Navarra . "We have no other plans to share at this time". Both Apps have traditionally kept separate from the beginning. The latest feature, which is still under its testing phase, gives Instagram users the option to share photos and videos created with Instagram's in-app camera to their Facebook Story , as well as their Instagram Story. Read More »

Terror funding case: NIA raids 11places

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The National Investigative Team (NIA) on Thursday carried out searches at 11 more locations i.e. nine in Kashmir valley and one each in Jammu and Gurugram, in connection with the Jammu and Kashmir terror funding case and Line of Control (LoC) Trade case. Read More »

Apple, Inc. Might Skip The "S" This Year

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Apple's flagship tenth anniversary iPhone will be called the iPhone X , with two other new models based on last year's handsets dubbed the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. Apple has already sent out invites for the launch of its next generation iPhones on September 12. This Touch ID feature has become common and many phone manufacturers are using this technology on their smartphone device. Read More »

Samsung Gear Sport hands-on

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All that's pretty exciting stuff even for a non-athlete such as myself - and to hear Samsung tell it, that's kind of the whole idea. You just need to make sure you have a compatible Samsung smartphone (Note 8, S8 or S8+) to make the Bixby magic happen, though. Read More »

Aston Martin CEO: We'll Hybrid Everything By The Mid-2020s

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Aston Martin also plans to make the technology optional rather than standard, unlike Volvo . A year later, Aston Martin will introduce a pure electric version of its Rapide sedan. Earlier this year, Volvo announced that every vehicle it intends to sell from 2019 onwards will feature an electrified powertrain, be it mild hybrid, plug-in hybrid or fully electric. Read More »

Minnesota volunteers join Harvey relief effort

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Hurricane Harvey's effects on the Texas coast are likely to be long-lasting and varied. Hundreds of calls were made into the U.S. Coast Guard Sunday as people became stranded on their rooftops due to flooding. Schoeneck says the best way for Minnesotans to help out is to text the word "Harvey" to "90999". These numbers are expected to grow and dozens of additional shelters could open. Read More »

Android 8 Oreo update for HTC 10, U11 and U Ultra confirmed

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As of now, few settings like the option to change the shape of icons and Google wallpapers are not seen on a few devices, hopefully, this might be rectified in the upcoming updates. The company said in a news release, however, that it and Google will partner on a "variety of global initiatives designed to create innovative, playful experiences for both OREO and Android fans". Read More »

Final Fantasy XV Is Getting Free Assassin's Creed DLC on August 31

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Ubisoft made a rather surprisingly announcement today, revealing a new team up with Square Enix to bring Assassin's Creed Origins-themed DLC to Final Fantasy 15 . Starting on Thursday, August 31st, 2017 until Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 Final Fantasy XV players will have access to this timed-event, which will feature gameplay elements from Ubisoft's action-adventure franchise. Read More »

Micromax Canvas Infinity First Impressions: More screen per phone

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Micromax launched its latest smartphone " Canvas Infinity" in India, its first 18:9 display-screen smartphone that aims to create an impressive viewing experience. Micromax Canvas Infinity phone is featured with 5.5 inches 18:9 display . The Micromax Canvas Infinity has an HD+ screen resolution, with 720×1440 pixels. Read More »

HTC 10, U11, and U Ultra will get Android 8.0 Oreo Update

We have already talked so much about the earlier expected Android version name as Android O in our previous articles but now we will be taking you all through the changes that have been introduced with the so called Android Oreo . Unfortunately, we'll have to wait a bit longer see Oreo on a BlackBerry KEYone but the folks over at Android Central have produced a pretty awesome video showing off the important bits. Read More »

Xbox One X Project Scorpio Still Available For Pre-order

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Greenberg explained that, while Microsoft doesn't know what kind of share of Xbox One family sales will be taken by Xbox One X consoles, they're really trying to manufacture as many as they possibly can. One of the most notable paragons of cross platform play will be Microsoft owned Minecraft , which, in what is possible the largest cross platform exercise ever, will be uniting players across Xbox One, Nintendo Switch , iOS, Android, and Windows 10- leaving only PlayStation owners ... Read More »

All your questions answered on Google Maps and Search

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It led to a whole new world of Lite apps! The app may be called Search Lite or Search (Test App), and it appears to be targeted at the Indonesian and/or Indian markets. Besides, it may not reach those in countries where internet is fast enough to access content without having to use a lite mode. We are yet to see an official announcement of the app by Google . Read More »

PS4's next update finally lets you squelch notifications during movies

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As always, if you signed up and were one of the ol' chosen ones, you'll receive an email with instructions on how to download the beta and get started testing it out for Sony . Streamers that like to use the popular Twitch platform can now stream in full 1080p/60fps. Good news Twitch users: with this update, PS4 Pro will support 1080p 60fps streaming on Twitch. Read More »

Spotify lands on Xbox One, bringing new music to countless games

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The previous dashboard update put most of the useful content in the sidebar, however navigating the main dashboard was still a total pain in the ass, especially as you were limited as to what you could and couldn't display there. A new activity feed layout has also been added to the community section, which will offer more content to view. The update also makes changes to the Windows 10 by placing a switch on the Game Bar to toggle Game Mode. Read More »

The Spotify App is Rumoured to be Coming to Xbox One

However, it would appear that the deal has now lapsed. Shortly after, fellow Reddit user GhostlyCrowd spotted a reference to Spotify on Xbox One on Microsoft's Retail Training portal, ExpertZone. Spotify first launched on consoles, back in 2015. Additionally, subscribers to Spotify premium can look forward to having high quality bit rates in their tracks, ensuring the best sounding music available to them while listening through the Xbox platform. Read More »

Bad Android Apps Officially Getting Downgraded in Google Play Store

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The Play Store is home to a huge collection of apps, with thousands of them being added daily, although not all of them abide by Google's rigorous standards. Google is also encouraging these developers to use the new Android vitals tool to detect the performance issues in their apps, and those who will comply with the standards will gradually see improvements in their apps' ratings and "ultimately their retention and monetisation". Read More »

Microsoft launches Surface Plus upgrade plan

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The gist of the program is that, when you buy any Surface, you'll have the option to enroll in a 24-month repayment plan at 0% interest. The tech titan is also allowing users to upgrade devices after 18 months, but only if the tablets are returned in "good condition". Read More »

Apple Just Leaked A Key iPhone 8 Feature By Accident

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A near-full screen design on the front is also set to be introduced, ditching the home button that appears on all existing iPhone models. The design of iPhone 8 has been confirmed in a new leak and as well as the new face unlock feature. Read More »

Sony sees turnaround after net profit soared in April-June

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The Minato, Tokyo-based conglomerate said that its sensor business is the biggest factor that benefitted its recent performance, having recovered from a massive quake that it suffered through in 2016. The company said noteworthy projects to watch during the summer are include Arcade Fire's Everything Now , Foo Fighters' Concrete and Gold , Foster the People's Sacred Hearts Club , French Montana's Jungle Rules , Kesha's Rainbow , LCD Soundsystem's American Dream , Old Dominion's ... Read More »

BJP chief Amit Shah seeking defections for a Congress-less Gujarat

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The tally since Thursday is five. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani brushed off the charges but not after taking pot-shots at the Congress. Gujarat Congress legislature party chief whip Shailesh Parmar said, "Three MLAs, including me, Shaktisinh Gohil and another one, are yet to reach Bengaluru". Read More »

Paul di Resta to replace ill Felipe Massa at Hungarian Grand Prix

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The Brazilian first went to the medical centre before being taken to hospital after free practice 2 at the Hungaroring on Friday for precautionary checks after feeling dizzy, but was discharged and allowed to participate in Saturday's final practice session, only for him to stop his running after just twelve laps after again feeling unwell. Read More »

Microsoft Extends Bug Bounty Program for All Windows 10 Features

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The program covers four different categories and gives good acting hackers, and researchers monetary payouts ranging from $500 to up to $250,000 for successfully reporting exploits found in various Windows features. That is not to say that the bug bounty programs specifically focused on any of these areas will be terminated - they will not. They "will continue indefinitely at Microsoft's discretion", the security response team said. Read More »

NSAs of China, India meet amid Sikkim impasse

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But as divided as the country has now become over the Doklam row, several Bhutanese extolled the contributions of India and Indian Army over the past 60 years for the growth of Bhutan and held in high regard by their kings who had stretched the arm of friendship after over 70 years of isolation from the rest of the world. Read More »

Xbox One S sales tempt gamers before next new console "X"

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Spencer has also confirmed that Microsoft will "show off more" of the Crackdown during the Gamescom event running from August 22 through 26in Cologne, Germany. Microsoft claims the Xbox One X delivers the world's best gaming performance for a console. The Xbox One X is a supped up version of Xbox One which will be released on November 7, 2017. Read More »

Highlights Of RIL AGM: JioPhone, Akash And Isha Ambani

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The scrip of Dish TV India plunged 5.85 per cent, Sun TV Network went down by 2.65 per cent, Hathway Cable & Datacom fell 2.58 per cent, GTPL Hathway (2.28 per cent) and Den Networks (0.13 per cent) on BSE. Meanwhile, the data plans for JioPhone start from Rs 153. Currently, there are no feature phones in the market, which support 4G services, including voice telephony. Read More »

Mercedes-Benz X-Class Pickup Unveiled

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Conveniently forgetting the Lincoln Blackwood and Mark LT and the Cadillac Escalade EXT-or, more likely, throwing massive shade at those American automakers-Mercedes has declared that its new X-class is "the first pickup from a premium manufacturer". Read More »

Destiny 2 Beta is Here: Everything You Need to Know

Bungie released a patch for the beta earlier, updating the client to version 1.02. What is Destiny 2's Termite Error? You've still not pre-ordered? And if you're on PC, don't worry - you'll be able to try out the beta in late August. Read More »

IBM launches IBM Z, a revamped mainframe with pervasive data encryption

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Ross Mauri, general manager IBM Z, gave out an (unencrypted) canned quote saying: "The vast majority of stolen or leaked data today is in the open and easy to use because encryption has been very hard and expensive to do at scale". Pund-IT analyst Charles King says, however, that the container pricing approach has the potential to be more cost-effective in the long run than earlier mainframe pricing schemes. Read More »

Republican senator: no reason not to pass Russia sanctions bill

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Finger-pointing going back and forth between the parties and congressional chambers is holding up a final vote, even after the Senate passed it overwhelmingly last month. The Senate passed the Iran and Russian Federation sanctions measure last month but the House parliamentarian ruled that late-added language violated the Origination Clause of the Constitution, creating a so-called blue slip issue. Read More »

5 judge Constitution Bench of SC to hear Aadhaar related matters

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The five-judge would begin the hearing from July 18. A five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court will sit next week to examine a plethora of issues arising out of the Aadhaar identification system, including whether the unique identity number invades the right to privacy. Read More »