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Google Assistant is now way better for bilingual homes

Google Assistant is now way better for bilingual homes

Ask Google Assistant for a sports score via a Google Home smart speaker or an Android phone, and you'll get an answer and see extra info via an overlay on your TV. I'm looking forward to seeing how ...

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Leaked images of iPhone Xs and Apple Watch Series 4 surface online

Leaked images of iPhone Xs and Apple Watch Series 4 surface online

There are a few plausible explanations for what Apple may be planning for Year Seven of the Tim Cook Era. Previously, iPhone rumors called these phones the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Plus, and the che...

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LG G7 Fit price, specifications, features, comparison

LG G7 Fit price, specifications, features, comparison

As far as the differences are concerned, while G7 One is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor , G7 Fit comes with the chipset maker's two year old SoC Snapdragon 821. The LG G7 Fi...

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Tez Rebranded As Google Pay; Pre-Approved Loans To Arrive Soon

Tez Rebranded As Google Pay; Pre-Approved Loans To Arrive Soon

Google has a massive user base in India, but, until recently, there's been a dearth of Google products that support Indian languages. The company will add more Indic-language content to the int...

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Bose launches new $400 Alexa-powered home smart speaker

Bose launches new $400 Alexa-powered home smart speaker

They work brilliantly alone or together as a multi-room system. Doug Cunningham, category manager for the Bose Consumer Electronics Division, stated that each product - the Bose Speaker 500, Soundb...

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Google Gboard now allows you to create personalized emoji from your photo

Google Gboard now allows you to create personalized emoji from your photo

Keep in mind that this is merely using a selfie to intelligently make stickers of yourself, so it's bound to be inaccurate in some cases, and so the manual customizations can be used to achieve the fi...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 gets torn down and assessed for repairability

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 gets torn down and assessed for repairability

Still, a 4 out of 10 is better than a lot of modern phones rate. The S Pen is the signature feature of the Note series, which began as a tool for writing and drawing, can now connect to the phone vi...

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Intel reveals 8th Gen Intel Core processors with Gigabit Wi-Fi speeds

Intel reveals 8th Gen Intel Core processors with Gigabit Wi-Fi speeds

On Tuesday afternoon, Intel unveiled the new chips just ahead of the IFA 2018 trade show in Berlin. The range starts with the 5W thermal design profile (TDP) Core m3-8100Y, with a 1.1GHz base an...

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Korea Falters at Asian Games

Korea Falters at Asian Games

Ikee won the 50-meter freestyle final by a fingertip ahead of China's Liu Xiang , clocking 24.53 seconds to become the first woman in any sport to scoop six gold medals at a single Asiad. The chants ...

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Wear OS gets a major re-design

Wear OS gets a major re-design

With a new Snapdragon Wear processor on the way and a hopeful rebirth of Android-powered watches on the horizon , it only makes sense that Google give us something new to in the operating system de...

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Google customises its services for India’s 390 million internet users

Google is rolling out a new reading feature for its simplified "Go" browser, utilizing "natural language processing and speech synthesis AI" to recite passages of online text. We will soon be adding ...

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How Much Time Do You Spend on YouTube? Find Out Now

How Much Time Do You Spend on YouTube? Find Out Now

YouTube now shows the amount of time you've watched today, yesterday, and over the past seven days. Google also noted previously introduced features like "remind me to take a break". One note: if you ...

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Speed and camera upgrades coming with the three new 2018 iPhones

Speed and camera upgrades coming with the three new 2018 iPhones

Apple's big iPhone launch event is less than a month away and new details have surfaced about what the tech giant may have in store for the next iteration of its flagship device. Two of these new iPh...

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Google Pixel 3 gets unboxed early. Really early

Google Pixel 3 gets unboxed early. Really early

With the Pixel 3 all but exposed, one wonders if Google might not be better served to release the device sooner at a smaller event rather than a full-fledged launch later in the year. Perhaps th...

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Streets of Rage 4 Revives the Beat 'Em Up Classic

Streets of Rage 4 Revives the Beat 'Em Up Classic

Lizardcube is responsible for a 2017 remake of Wonder Boy III: The Dragon's Trap , while Guard Crush recently releases Streets of Fury , a beat 'em up heavily inspired by Streets of Rage . Howev...

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Microsoft Announces Xbox All Access

Microsoft Announces Xbox All Access

From a cost perspective, the All Access program seems like a decent deal. Xbox Live Gold is necessary if you want to play multiplayer games online, while Xbox Game Pass gives you access to a colle...

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For Android users spy 50 times more often than iPhone owners

For Android users spy 50 times more often than iPhone owners

Tim Cook at nearly every earnings call with investors touts that "switchers" from Android to iOS are a continual source that drives the iPhone growth. 29 percent of consumers stated that they shif...

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Mercedes-Benz Reveals EQ Silver Arrow Concept At Pebble Beach

Mercedes-Benz Reveals EQ Silver Arrow Concept At Pebble Beach

The Mercedes-Benz EQ Silver Arrow is the latest of the automaker's EQ line-up of electrified concepts, a single-seater EV racer that apparently "embodies progressive luxury". As an indicator of future...

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"Fortnite" Rewards Gamers Who Secure Their Account With A Free Emote

Fortnite 2FA, or two-factor authentication, is a simple but effective way of protecting your Epic Games account . Once you receive the code, you simply enter it when asked and you will access you...

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Google Pixel 3 XL review goes online

Google Pixel 3 XL review goes online

Another major thing to note is the purported Pixel 3 XL's camera, which Rozetked claims is once again going to out-perform the imaging capabilities of other high-end smartphones. And although we c...

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You Can Now Run Windows 95 As A Windows Or Mac App

You Can Now Run Windows 95 As A Windows Or Mac App

Running the revolutionary versions of Windows, of course, the tech giant Microsoft's Windows 95 on Linux, Mac, or Windows is as simple as downloading the app here releases and running it on the sy...

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Verizon Throttled Data During Deadly Wildfire in California

Verizon Throttled Data During Deadly Wildfire in California

The Santa Clara County Fire Department says Verizon slowed its internet communications at a wildfire command centre three weeks ago, crippling the emergency communications truck's data speeds and forc...

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12-year-old girl severely burned after attempting 'fire challenge'

12-year-old girl severely burned after attempting 'fire challenge'

A 12-year-old Detroit girl, Timiyah Landers, is hospitalized with burns on 50 percent of her body, following a "fire challenge" that had her putting rubbing alcohol on her arm, then setting it abl...

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Samsung Galaxy J2 Core Android Go smartphone official: Specifications, features

Samsung Galaxy J2 Core Android Go smartphone official: Specifications, features

The upcoming Samsung phone boasts of a large Infinity Display, dual camera setup and a large battery, among other things. One particular variant of the smartphone seems to be in high demand (or maybe ...

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Mobile discloses breach that exposed customer personal information

Mobile discloses breach that exposed customer personal information

T-Mobile's headquarters in Bellevue. In the announcement late Thursday night, the company claimed it would "shortly" be sending texts to customers who were affected. "We truly regret that this incid...

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider will feature bleeding edge Real-Time Ray Tracing

Shadow of the Tomb Raider will feature bleeding edge Real-Time Ray Tracing

Based on the new NVIDIA Turing architecture and the NVIDIA RTX platform , which blends real-time ray tracing and AI capabilities, the new cards are reported to provide six times the performan...

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China’s Huawei locked out of Australian 5G network amid data security fears

China’s Huawei locked out of Australian 5G network amid data security fears

The ban was also announced this morning by the departments of Home Affairs and Communications in a statement this morning. The Chinese networking and telecommunications equipment provider has publ...

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Samsung launches Galaxy Note 9 in India, available from August 24

Samsung launches Galaxy Note 9 in India, available from August 24

The 128GB variant of the phone has been priced at Rs 67,900 while the 512GB variant has been tagged at Rs 84,900. But do you know? A 21-percent boost in battery capacity from last year's Note 8 sh...

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Huawei Nova 3 Smartphone Commercial Shows Fake Selfies Taken by DSLR

Huawei Nova 3 Smartphone Commercial Shows Fake Selfies Taken by DSLR

It's all about the recently outed nova 3 and nova 3i , and as far as smartphone commercials go, at first blush it's nothing out of the ordinary. The 24MP f/2.0 wide aperture camera on HUAWEI nova ...

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HTC Vive Wireless Adapter will cost $300, launch in September

HTC Vive Wireless Adapter will cost $300, launch in September

Given that the Vive is now available for $499, the wireless kit's $300 price tag may be hard to stomach for some consumers, but it'll likely be a welcomed upgrade for business clients, especially the ...

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