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LG to debut new 34-inch 5K monitor at CES

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Nano IPS is developed to improved colour accuracy and it is the reverse of what QLED is. LG just announced their first 21: 9 monitor with a resolution of 5120x2160 pixels. Moreover, the ultrawide monitor features 4-side edge borderless design and slim Edge-Arcline Stand. The 34GK950G has a 34-inch screen, again using the new Nano IPS technology, and it offers a QHD resolution. Read More »

Google celebrates the winter solstice with new Doodle

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This less direct sunlight casts a larger shadow on the earth, creating longer nights and shorter days. What really matters is that the account is one more little nudge to feel better during the long slog of winter. Although the solstice marks the shortest day, it's usually not the coldest day of the year . Exactly How Short Will The Day Be? If you're farther north, your earliest sunsets are around December 7. Read More »

Isaiah Thomas Nearly Ready To Begin 5-On-5 Practice

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The Cavs are planning to find a way for Thomas to also practice with their G-League affiliate, the Canton Charge, multiple team sources told ESPN. With Derrick Rose out with an ankle injury and an aging Jose Calderon as LeBron James' top point guard backup, the Cavs can't wait to get Thomas on the floor. Read More »

Apple is reportedly working to enable universal iOS and Mac apps

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A new report out of Bloomberg today states Apple is gearing up to launch iOS app compatibility within macOS . Apple now has two App Stores: an iPhone- and iPad-based App Store and a Mac App Store. By allowing developers to build unified apps, it expands the marketplace which is good for developers, consumers, and Apple. ZDNet has reached out to Apple for comment and will update this post should we hear back. Read More »

Twitter Starts Banning Extremists Under New Rules, Which Exempt Trump

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The account of far-right group Britain First , a small group that regularly posts inflammatory videos purporting to show Muslims engaged in acts of violence, was among the first to go dark. According to Twitter , hateful imagery includes logos, symbols or images that highlight hostility and malice against people on the basis of race, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity and national origin. Read More »

BlackBerry Priv no longer receiving monthly updates

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BlackBerry has confirmed that, as the device is more than two-year's old, it'll no longer continue to receive updates. People who have other BlackBerry devices will be offered "a significant discount and incentive" to upgrade to either the KeyOne or the Motion . Read More »

OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition unboxing

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The limited OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition is basically styled in black and white and pays homage to the style of Stormtroopers - who is a fictional soldier in the Star Wars . It is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 835 SoC, clocked at up to 2.45GHz, paired with either 6GB or 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM. Coming to specs, the handset supports dual-SIM and runs OxygenOS 4.7 based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. Read More »

Twitter will now help you thread tweets

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The feature has essentially become a Twitter convention at this point - and the company has a history of taking inspiration from its user base in developing new features. In order to create a tweet thread , you press the small + button at the bottom right of the tweet composer. That said, Twitter , which has absolutely no other pressing issues on its site at the moment, has chose to cater to tweetstormers with a new update. Read More »

PSX 2017: PlayStation Cult Classic MediEvil is Coming to PS4

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Still, to do that with the sense of scale that Trico would actually have sounds like a pretty spectacular use of virtual reality technology. The extent to which players will be able to interact with the winged creature is unknown, but we do know that players will be able to ride on its back at some point in the demo . Read More »

Instagram Introduces Private Archive To Automatically Save 24 Hour Stories

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Insta now has Highlights , which will offer users a chance to package old stories, give them a name where they will appear on your public profile above your other posts. Now, the company is adding a new feature that will add your expired stories to a private archive . The second feature that is coming to Stories is called Archive . Read More »

Microsoft launches 'Azure Location Based Services' Public Preview

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On Monday, Microsoft and SAP unveiled integrated offerings to help joint customers digitally transform in the cloud, as well as plans to co-engineer, go to market, and support cloud solutions together. SAP and Microsoft both will run SAP S/4HANA on Azure for their internal operations. Microsoft isn't the only major cloud provider touting its partner ecosystem this week. Read More »

Asus Zenfone Max Plus (M1) with full-view display unveiled: Specifications, features

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On the front is the 18:9 display measuring at 5.7-inches in Full HD+ resolution. The smartphone has been listed on its official site in Russian Federation, meaning the launch is nearby. The front gets an 8MP selfie shooter with a f/2.0 aperture and 85-degree wide angle lens that helps take group selfies. There's also a fingerprint scanner located at the back of the phone. Read More »

Google Introduces Datally, an App That Saves You Data

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However if you still don't mind checking it out, head on over to Google Play for the download. Datally runs on smartphones with Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and higher. Other than this, the application features a Data Saver mode, to block background data usage and even tracks the real-time data consumption of the running app. Read More »

Amazon launches VR and AR app platform

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The platform provides a consistent set of services - elastic load balancing (L4-L7), global server load balancing, DNS services, traffic encryption and security, and real-time application performance analytics - across both on-premises data centers and cloud. Read More »

Infiniti introduces 2019 QX50 ahead of LA Auto Show outing

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Given the medium SUV segment is booming, there is little doubt the auto will make it to Australia, especially given Infiniti has no entrant locally and remains a sales minnow here. Under the hood the 2019 QX50 will be powered by a new 2.0L four-cylinder engine with variable compression technology that generates 268 horsepower and 280 lb-ft. Read More »

Price, launch offers, more

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As promised, the device was launched in Russian Federation earlier this month and South Africa after that. The smartphone will be available in three different colors. However, the Redmi 4 with double the storage, double the RAM and the premium metal build with fingerprint scanner might make this a great deal. On the photography front, Nokia 2 sports an 8MP rear-mounted camera and a 5MP front shooter for the selfie addicts. Read More »

Xbox Store Black Friday deals available until November 27

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If you've been looking for a time to expand your video game library, Black Friday is bound to be a boon for your favorite hobby. From BOGO video game sales to pre-order specials, we're covering it all in the hopes of saving you some money this holiday season. Read More »

At Least 155 Killed, 120 Injured in Egypt Mosque Attack

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The attackers used automatic weapons, said Diaa Rashwan, the chairman of the state information service. 33 Egyptians security forces were killed and a three-month long state of emergency ensued. Egyptians gather around bodies following a gun and bombing attack at the Rawda mosque in North Sinai, Egypt, on November 24, 2017 . Our strength & resolve will overpower their extremist ideology. Read More »

Apple iPhone SE 2 to be launched in Q1 2018

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For other parts of the world, iPhone X shipping estimates are still at 2 to 3 weeks, but these estimates are also expected to improve over the next few days. There isn't much information available out there but it's speculated the smartphone will still flaunt 4-inch screen and will be manufactured by Wistron in India. Read More »

Apple delays the release of HomePod,

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Tech giant Apple Inc. has delayed the launch of its much awaited smart speaker and next major new hardware product, the HomePod speaker, until 2018. AI Assistants are more used in smart speakers than phones. The former get sound flowing throughout the room; the later detect voice commands starting with "Hey Siri" to perform tasks ranging from playing music to driving HomeKit-compatible devices such as Philips Hue LED lighting. Read More »

Google Maps To Launch Brand New Design

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Google Maps across all platforms is getting a significant interface refresh that better highlights relevant information depending on your mode. You might not see gas stations when you're on public transportation, for example. Over the years, the team at Google has improved on various aspects of the mapping service, adding features such as offline maps and real-time location sharing . Read More »

Thanksgiving travel to grow, despite higher gas prices

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Although Idaho gas prices have been among the highest in the country in recent years, a nine-cent increase over the past month brings the US average to within a dime of Idaho pump prices. Sometimes driving can be significantly cheaper, however, this year gas prices are the highest this time of year since 2004. The busiest day for rental pick-ups is expected to be Wednesday, Nov. Read More »

YouTube partners with Ticketmaster to promote live concerts

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The listings appear in a new section underneath the video description on the official videos on their channels, on both desktop and mobile apps . According to YouTube , the video site on Tuesday began featuring hundreds of artists' upcoming USA tour dates on their YouTube videos. Read More »

The richest 1% now own a staggering portion of the world's wealth

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The total wealth in the world grew by six percent over the past 12 months to $280 trillion, marking the fastest wealth-creation since 2012, according to a new report from Credit Suisse. According to the report, personal wealth in India is dominated by property and other real assets, which make up 86 per cent of estimated household assets. Read More »

Vodafone launches Rs 458 and Rs 509 Recharge Plans To Counter Jio

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However, the telco is now offering 1.5 GB 3G/4G data per day to its customers for 28 days. The Vodafone recharge comes with unlimited all calls and 1GB data per day. In any case, after the daily confine at fast, the clients will get unlimited internet at 64 kbps. To avail the benefit, customers need to make at least six recharges with each recharge adding 10GB of data. Read More »

EA slashes Star Wars Battlefront 2 hero costs after fan furore

Yesterday, someone representing EA's community management team responded to the Reddit thread by thanking the community for the feedback and explaining that " the intent is to provide players with a sense of pride and accomplishment for unlocking different heroes . Read More »

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 revealed

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The resulting outputs - 755 hp at 6,300 rpm and 715 pounds-feet of torque at 4,400 rpm - are the most in the Corvette's production history, GM says. General Motors (GM) also stated that the 2019 Corvette ZR1 is the most carbon-fiber-packed GM vehicle to date. It has 13 heat exchangers in total thanks to the addition of four radiators, an opening in the carbonfibre bonnet that the entire supercharger/intercooler assembly pokes through, and a completely new design for the front fascia ... Read More »

Apple is reportedly making an AR headset to compete with HoloLens

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Bloomberg , which claims to have spoken with "people familiar with the situation", suggests the headset will have its own display, as opposed to using an iPhone as its screen. Microsoft , of course, is already well ensconced in the AR/VR world, having launched a v1 HoloLens past year as a $3,000 Developers Edition, and has talked about a HoloLens version 2, with built-in AI processing , but that device apparently won't ship until 2019 . Read More »

IOS 11 has a weird bug that is driving people insane

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Once the money arrives to the Apple Pay Cash card, it's immediately usable anywhere that accepts Apple Pay. Early last month, Apple corporate employees in the US reportedly began testing the upcoming features and had then expanded the trials to retail employees , which suggested the improvements would be released in the iOS 11 .1 update. Read More »

Twitter doubles character limit to 280 for (nearly) everyone

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Twitter's character limit was created so that tweets could fit into a single text message, back when many people were using texts to receive tweets. "This reflects the challenge of fitting a thought into a tweet, often resulting in lots of time spent editing and even at times abandoning tweets before sending", Ms Rosen said. Read More »

Sleep deprivation impairs you as much as being drunk

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Fried said , "These are the very neurons [that] are responsible for the way you process the world in front of you". Fried and his colleagues observed 12 people preparing to receive surgery in UCLA to treat epilepsy . The team also discovered "slow" brain waves similar to those that occur during sleep in exhausted regions of the brain. It takes longer for his brain to register what he's perceiving. Read More »