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Nissan starts sales jubileumversie GT-R

Nissan starts sales jubileumversie GT-R

Nissan will make just 50 of the 2020 GT-R50 sports cars. At $175,450, the 2019 GT-R Nismo is by far the most expensive new Nissan money can buy. Billed as "the ultimate expression of the GT-R", i...

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Cuba to allow citizens full internet access on mobile phones from Thursday

Cuba to allow citizens full internet access on mobile phones from Thursday

HAVANA, Dec 4 - Cubans will be able to access the internet on their mobile phones from Thursday, state-run telecoms monopoly ETECSA said, marking a milestone for what has always been one of the Wester...

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O2 to give customers compensation after issuing public apology

O2 to give customers compensation after issuing public apology

If your complaint is left unresolved after eight weeks, you can take your problem to an independent Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) scheme. In the case of O2, this is Ofcom-approved Ombudsman S...

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Google finally fixed some of the Pixel 3’s worst bugs

Google finally fixed some of the Pixel 3’s worst bugs

The Pixel ThrEE with EEsim (sorry - there's a reason we don't work in marketing) will be available "in the coming months". Google is expanding the Pixel 3s eSIM support to a few new countries an...

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Goodbye, Allo: Google's messenger also closes its doors

Goodbye, Allo: Google's messenger also closes its doors

This has been conveyed through an official blogpost by the company and those users who wish to export their chat history will be able to do so till then. Google has built many products over the year...

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New Far Cry Game's Name, Box Art Seemingly Leak

New Far Cry Game's Name, Box Art Seemingly Leak

Far Cry: New Dawn will release on February 15, 2019. The video is worth a watch if you're unsure about New Dawn . Unfortunately, it appears that Capcom has signed an exclusive deal with Micros...

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BT will strip Huawei kit from its core 4G network

BT will strip Huawei kit from its core 4G network

BT is quietly shaming Huawei in a major way, by spending vast sums on refitting the entire EE 4G network to lessen its reliance on hardware provided by the upcoming Chinese mobile specialist. governme...

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‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ Joker from ‘Persona 5’ Announced as First DLC

‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ Joker from ‘Persona 5’ Announced as First DLC

Joker was not even rumored to be in Super Smash Bros . For the time being, however, Persona fans have been going insane over the news that Joker is Smash bound. Piranha Plant is the first ch...

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PUBG Mobile Crowned as the Best Android Game of 2018 by Google

PUBG Mobile Crowned as the Best Android Game of 2018 by Google

The removal comes after a Buzzfeed story detailed allegations of ad fraud against the developers. "The Company takes the current matter very seriously and is in continuous communication with Goog...

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Apple finally releases its first official case for iPhone XR

Apple finally releases its first official case for iPhone XR

However, up until now, we haven't seen any. The icon, which can be found on watchOS 5.1.2 beta 2, is used to display the charging status for the battery case within the battery widget. However, it doe...

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Microsoft confirms plan to rebuild Edge browser using Chromium on Windows 10

Microsoft confirms plan to rebuild Edge browser using Chromium on Windows 10

As announced on the Windows Blog , Microsoft plans to "adopt the Chromium open source project in the development of Microsoft Edge on the desktop", which means that it will continue to develo...

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Galaxy Note 9 One UI (Pie) beta has been released

Galaxy Note 9 One UI (Pie) beta has been released

The registration link was also live for us on the Samsung Members app on a Galaxy Note 9 review unit. Samsung recently rolled out One UI beta program for its Galaxy S9 and S9+ users also. La...

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Verizon, Samsung to launch 5G smartphone in first half of 2019

Now, with Huawei having announced the Nova 4 launch for December 17th, Samsung has pipped the Chinese company by declaring their launch nearly a week earlier. The device is believed to be powere...

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Network Investigates Outage After Thousands Of Customers Left Without Data

Network Investigates Outage After Thousands Of Customers Left Without Data

A spokesperson for the company said: "Our technical teams are investigating reports of issues when using data". It also said that the issue could be causing "intermittent problems" when customers mak...

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Fortnite's new creative mode lets you build on your own private island

Fortnite's new creative mode lets you build on your own private island

There are seven different spots for your to dance in in total, and your reward is five juicy Battle Stars. Creative mode is limited to friends or invited folks only, and supports up to sixteen playe...

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Ubisoft teases post-apocalyptic Far Cry project

Ubisoft teases post-apocalyptic Far Cry project

This year, it looks like viewers will be treated to the reveal of a brand new Far Cry experience. This new Far Cry game takes place in a reimagined world. Plus, it's not hard to imagine an ending ...

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Google confirms Allo dies in March 2019, wants people to get Messages

They claim Allo will be shut down "soon", but the announcement may have been delayed due to the previous report about Hangouts. "Given Messages' continued momentum, we've made a decision to stop s...

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More information about the Nokia 8.1 is revealed

More information about the Nokia 8.1 is revealed

We can thus expect the smartphone to make its way to India this month as well. The smartphone's highlight is its 5.84-inch FullHD+ notched display, with a resolution of 1080×2280 pixels, and a 19:9 as...

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Lenovo’s triple camera phone to arrive on December 6

Lenovo’s triple camera phone to arrive on December 6

Last week, Huawei had unveiled its premium smartphone "Mate 20 Pro" in India for Rs 69,990. In addition to this, there is 20% bill rental discount per month for a period of 12 months on the Vodafone...

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 is the world's first

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 is the world's first "real" 5G chipset

The carrier, which is set to merge with T-Mobile in 2019, stated that it's now "one of Samsung's biggest customers" and that it's definitely "working with them". Qualcomm's next flagship smartphone pr...

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Samsung just officially confirmed some major smartphone news

Samsung just officially confirmed some major smartphone news

All Galaxy S10 models are said to feature the Infinity-O display. As for other features, the renders show that the Galaxy S10 Plus will have a USB Type-C port and a 3.5mm headphone jack. After...

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Months after TRAI threat, Apple allows DND app on App Store

Months after TRAI threat, Apple allows DND app on App Store

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India ( TRAI ) had released the DND app for Android and iOS platforms back in 2016. Apple said that they would not include the DND app by Trai into the App stor...

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Nissan Maxima Follows In the Footsteps Of the Facelifted Murano

Nissan Maxima Follows In the Footsteps Of the Facelifted Murano

The next few years will do much to determine the future of the Maxima , especially since the ongoing consumer stampede towards SUVs shows no sign of letting up. The 2019 Maxima has improved all aroun...

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Fallout 76 Hit With Massive Internet Fallout Following Bag Apology

Fallout 76 Hit With Massive Internet Fallout Following Bag Apology

Players were promised a West Tek canvas bag and instead received. well. let's look at this picture, courtesy of our own Sam Chandler. In turn, they are probably also disappointed that there's a good c...

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Google Plans To Shut Down Google Hangouts By 2020

Google Plans To Shut Down Google Hangouts By 2020

A few years later, Google launched Allo and Duo as simple-to-use instant messaging apps as brand new products, eventually converting Hangouts into a business group or collaboration chat/communicat...

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DJI Launches Miniature Osmo Pocket Camera in Time for Holidays

DJI Launches Miniature Osmo Pocket Camera in Time for Holidays

While the Osmo Pocket isn't the first all-in-one camera and gimbal, its small size and wealth of features makes it a very intriguing product . "The exploration of application scenarios for drone...

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Sony Files Patent For New Game Cartridge For Some Reason

Sony Files Patent For New Game Cartridge For Some Reason

Techtastic recently covered the unveiling of a Sony patent filed previous year which was made public by the Korean Intellectual Property Right Information Service (KIPRIS). For more information a...

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Amazon is making the jump into blockchain at last

Amazon is making the jump into blockchain at last

Outposts will be sold on an opex basis, so they'll also match the procurement experience of the full AWS cloud. A lot of the ML services and capabilities announced this year are interesting but a ...

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Hyundai Palisade SUV debuts - Gets 3 rows, 8 seats, 20 inch tyres

Hyundai Palisade SUV debuts - Gets 3 rows, 8 seats, 20 inch tyres

The Palisade is motivated by a direct-injected 3.8-litre naturally aspirated V6 petrol engine that runs on the Atkinson cycle and produces 217kW of power at 6000rpm and 355Nm of torque at 5000rpm....

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Jeep brings a Gladiator to the arena in LA

Jeep brings a Gladiator to the arena in LA

Except it's more than just a four-door Wrangler with an open bed-much more. As seen in many current pickups, the Gladiator will have a three-piece rear window with a power-operated middle pane that ...

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