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  • The waterproof Kindle is finally here!

    The waterproof Kindle is finally here!

    Unlike the original Oasis , the all-new Oasis has a battery life measured in weeks, not hours, lasting an impressive six weeks. It's been a year since the original was launched at £269 (up to £329 for 3G) so it's not a huge surprise that Amazon is refreshing the luxury Kindle .

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  • Microsoft Finally Reveals the Hard Truth: Windows Phone Is Dead

    The latest announcement of sorts related to the matter, which comes from Microsoft's Joe Belfiore via Twitter , is the final nail in the coffin. However, building new features/hardware is no longer a focus. Many companies have stopped developing and withdrawn their apps from Windows Store during the a year ago. Are you now going to switch to Android or iOS? When the Windows Phone 7 OS was launched, the Android operating system wasn't the nearly ubiquitous operating system that it is ...

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  • Quebec, Montreal officials applaud Energy East pipeline cancellation

    Quebec, Montreal officials applaud Energy East pipeline cancellation

    Pipeline company TransCanada said Thursday it's cancelling a plan to build a pipeline that would ship 1.1 million barrels of oil per day from Western Canada to the Atlantic coast. The $15B project would have carried crude oil from Alberta to refineries in the Maritimes. The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association and others blamed TransCanada's decision on Ottawa's "unclear decision-making process".

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  • Sony Adds HDR Pass-Through to New PlayStation VR Model

    Sony Adds HDR Pass-Through to New PlayStation VR Model

    But as this change necessitates a new Processor Unit and cables, owners of the previous PSVR model can not simply swap out units for the older existing model. Sources confirm that the PS VR 2 is under production and will soon be officially announced by the company. Sony will mark the first anniversary of its PlayStation VR headset later this October.

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  • Macklemore Cancels Aus Press Conference Ahead Of NRL Grand Final

    Macklemore Cancels Aus Press Conference Ahead Of NRL Grand Final

    Macklemore tweeted on Friday claiming, "Love is winning". "Sport is sport!" Abbott, a vocal opponent of same-sex marriage, wrote in tweeting the petition from retired NRL player Tony Wall . 'Pink, who's one of my favourite artists, I think she's a wonderfully talented singer released a song condeming George Bush and I didn't much like that at the time, but I didn't think it should be banned from radio, ' he said.

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  • Huawei trolls Apple with 'The Real AI Phone' video

    Huawei trolls Apple with 'The Real AI Phone' video

    Huawei has not explicitly specified what AI tasks will feature in its next phone (said to be called the Mate 10). The Huawei Mate 10 comes with a front-mounted fingerprint sensor. In particular, Mate 10 Pro will cost more than $ 1,000, and will also be a more budget option. The Huawei Mate 9 arrived a year ago with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.

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  • Final 4 Thaad launchers to be installed today

    Final 4 Thaad launchers to be installed today

    The Chinese Foreign Ministry has spoken out against South Korea's upcoming deployment of the four remaining launchers necessary to bring the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system up to full strength. The ministry's director general of worldwide affairs Choi Hyong-chan represented South Korea. Components of the Thaad battery arrived at the US military's Osan Air Base on March 7 and a radar system and two launchers were installed on a former golf course in Seongju on April 26 - less ...

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  • Samsung unveils wearable 'wellness manager' in new gadget line

    Samsung unveils wearable 'wellness manager' in new gadget line

    While it is extremely reminiscent of the previous Gear watch, the Gear Sport feels more like a slight course correction for the wearable series. There is no word on the pricing or availability of the Gear Sport and Gear IconX , but Gear Fit 2 Pro will go on sale beginning September 15 in select markets at $199.99.

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  • The Original Xbox One is Being Discontinued by Microsoft

    The Original Xbox One is Being Discontinued by Microsoft

    While it's still possible to find an original Xbox One if you're willing to look hard enough, it will likely be used or one of the final models Microsoft ever made. All in all it's the machine the Xbox One should have been from the start, and will now become the console Microsoft expects to be its holiday best-seller, due to its cheaper price point.

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  • Next Android 8.0 Version To Be Called Orellete and Not Oreo?

    Yes, finally, Google is releasing its much-anticipated and highly speculated Android update Android O , today along with The Great American Solar Eclipse . Google may have been playing the name close to its collective chest, but it has been teasing us with Android 8 .0 features for some months now. The new version of the Android is slated to get some of the very new features.

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  • Samsung Bixby Voice Assistant Updates rolling out Globally

    Samsung Bixby Voice Assistant Updates rolling out Globally

    The upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will resemble its current flagship Galaxy S8, with a larger form factor. The S-Pen, as we all know is the iconic feature of the Galaxy Note-family. Samsung's Galaxy S8 launch debuted the company's very own virtual-AI assistant, Bixby . The DeX dock , which was released with the Galaxy S8 in April, turns the phone into a computer by plugging in the device.

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  • THQ Nordic announces Black Mirror reboot, to release in November

    THQ Nordic announces Black Mirror reboot, to release in November

    THQ Nordic have today announced a surprising new entry to their publishing lineup: Black Mirror , a reboot of a horror gaming franchise that many may not have heard of. A life that is soon threatened by the dark secrets that claimed the sanity of many Gordons before him. Black Mirror isn't just a surreal TV series, but there's also an old point-and-click adventure created and released in 2003 by Future Games with (almost) the same name, The Black Mirror .

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  • Apple Throws Its Name Into Original Programming Hat

    Apple Throws Its Name Into Original Programming Hat

    Apple is showing serious interest in the production of original video content. Despite concerted efforts, shows such as Planet of the Apps and Carpool Karaoke failed to stand out. The hiring of former Sony Pictures Television executives Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg appears to have set the ground running on the original programming push.

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  • Facebook has added a new video service

    Facebook has added a new video service

    That's why previous year we launched the Video tab in the USA, which offered a predictable place to find videos on Facebook . There will be sections including: Most Talked About, What's Making People Laugh, and What Friends Are Watching. Live events like the weekly games being broadcast by Major League Baseball . Facebook is now working with a select group of publishers and creators who are making shows, its also funding some shows in an effort to "help seed the ecosystem".

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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Final Specifications and New Teaser Image Emerge

    The look on the other side of the device, though, received mostly positive reviews like "pretty as hell" and "absolutely stunning". Galaxy Note 8 Launch Date - The phone is all set to launch on August 23 in NewYork. An Infinity display seems like a shoo-in, and so is a stylus, because the Galaxy Note always comes with one. The resolution of the display will be 1440×2960 pixels with 18:5:9 aspect ratio.

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  • Google's latest Android easter egg is here, and it's an octopus

    For instance, Android 4.3 and 4.4 Jellybean's Easter egg involved a ton of jellybeans scattered on your screen that you could move around. Google has slated the final version for release "later this summer" (in Q3 2017). It includes the final system behaviors, Google says, the latest bug fixes and optimizations, and the final APIs (API level 26). Importantly, developers can use this final preview build to finish making their Android O apps.

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