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'World of Warcraft' Ditches Game Purchases

'World of Warcraft' Ditches Game Purchases

Until now, if you wanted to play the long-running MMO, you had to pay for the Battle Chest - containing the main game and many of its expansions - as well as setting up a subscription. IF there's in...

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Amazon Prime Day: More Than 100 Million Products Sold Over 36 Hours

Amazon Prime Day: More Than 100 Million Products Sold Over 36 Hours

The company didn't disclose a monetary value for the sales event this year, so it's hard to say just how big a sales haul it actually had. The firm's data indicates the glitches limited sales in only ...

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WSJ report confirms Samsung’s most innovative phone ever will launch next year

WSJ report confirms Samsung’s most innovative phone ever will launch next year

Per The Wall Street Journal , Samsung will introduce the phone early next year, as Samsung is looking to launch a "splashy device that can help boost longer-term demand for its slumping handset b...

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'No Man's Sky' Adds Multiplayer, Third Person Mode In Free Update

'No Man's Sky' Adds Multiplayer, Third Person Mode In Free Update

NEXT brings with it NMS' long-requested multiplayer support, unlimited base building and, as you can see above, improved graphics. Race exocraft across weird alien terrains, creating race tracks...

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Google fined Sh500bn for breach of European Union antitrust rules

Google fined Sh500bn for breach of European Union antitrust rules

Margrethe Vestager , the EU's competition commissioner, announced the stiff penalty on Wednesday saying the United States tech giant forced - and in some cases paid - major phone makers to pre-install...

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Moto E5 Play Android Go Version Launched with Snapdragon 425 SoC

Moto E5 Play Android Go Version Launched with Snapdragon 425 SoC

The device will come preloaded with Google's Go version of Android apps, although users will be able to install the full-blown version of the same. The smartphone could be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdr...

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Xiaomi Mi Max 3 specs get leaked

Xiaomi Mi Max 3 specs get leaked

We all know very well that previous year, the Mi A1 was one of the most successful smartphones of the well-known Chinese smartphone manufacturer, of course, Xiaomi. The company will announce the Mi ...

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Now Google Phone App Will Block The Spam Calls

Now Google Phone App Will Block The Spam Calls

Google has rolled out "caller ID & spam protection" update to its phone app . The Phone app is now capable of automatically filtering out calls detected as spam and sending them to voicemail, The...

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Samsung talks about 8 Gigabit LPDDR5 DRAM

Samsung talks about 8 Gigabit LPDDR5 DRAM

Samsung will offer the new chip in two bandwidths - 6,400 Mb/s at a 1.1 operating voltage (V) and 5,500 Mb/s at 1.05V. The company's upcoming 8Gb LPDDR5 DRAM chip flaunts a data rate of 6,400 Mb/s, ...

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Amazon's website crashes as soon as Prime Day sale begins, users report

Amazon's website crashes as soon as Prime Day sale begins, users report

Monday also saw Amazon's market capitalisation rise to $888bn, making it the world's second most valuable company after tech giant Apple, valued at $940bn. This year, however, Amazon has this cl...

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Google reveals most-used emoji; Apple rolls out mooncakes and bak choy

Google reveals most-used emoji; Apple rolls out mooncakes and bak choy

New food items have also been added, such as Lettuce, Mango, Mooncake and Cupcake. Check out the new characters below! There will be more than 70 emoji in total coming to iOS 12 later this y...

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Apple's most expensive new MacBook Pro costs an insane $6700

Apple's most expensive new MacBook Pro costs an insane $6700

Its likely that the stock availability of the 13-inch, as well as the 15-inch MacBook Pro , will expand over the next week as Apple ships out more stock of the laptop. They merely said it's "an imp...

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Apple unveils new Macbook Pro with great specs/ features and BIG price

Apple unveils new Macbook Pro with great specs/ features and BIG price

Flipkart's Big Shopping Days to Start From 16 July; Offers Mobile Discounts, Cashback Deals and More . The Pro models start at a mammoth £1,749 for the 13-inch model and £2,349 for a 15 inch device...

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Microsoft challenges Slack with a free version of Microsoft Teams

Microsoft challenges Slack with a free version of Microsoft Teams

Microsoft is launching a free version of the Teams collaboration tool, which brings together chat, meetings, calling, files and apps in a shared workspace. Some services come to the free offering l...

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Aston Martin Cygnet Gets The V8 Engine An Aston Deserves

Aston Martin Cygnet Gets The V8 Engine An Aston Deserves

Developed in-house by Aston Martin engineers, the V8 Cygnet is a showcase of the levels that Q by Aston Martin can go to if a customer so desires. Top speed is a scarcely believable 170mph. Ad...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Promo Image Leaked

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Promo Image Leaked

We have less than a month to wait until the Unpacked event on August 9th, what are you hoping to see with the Galaxy Note 9? So far we've seen from the official teaser video that the one of the Gala...

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Apple Just Killed My Favorite MacBook Pro

Apple Just Killed My Favorite MacBook Pro

This Macbook Pro model was heralded for its sleek design, light weight, fast processing power, its array of ports ranging from HDMI to two Thunderbolt ports, and MagSafe power adapter among other th...

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Wimbledon won't budge on World Cup final clash

Wimbledon won't budge on World Cup final clash

The All England Club CEO Richard Lewis is confident that everything will go well. Fans will, however, be able to follow the action in Russian Federation on their phones and tablets using the tourn...

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More images of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 leak out

More images of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 leak out

Each in-display fingerprint module will cost $15, which is more than seven times the price of the normal fingerprint sensor Samsung has used in its previous phones, BGR reported. The upcoming flagship...

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Chinese Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Falls in Hong Kong Trading Debut

Chinese Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Falls in Hong Kong Trading Debut

These include a US$4 billion deal from online food delivery-to-ticketing services platform Meituan Dianping and an up to US$10 billion IPO from China Tower, the world's biggest mobile tower operator, ...

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Warframe Announced for Nintendo Switch

Warframe Announced for Nintendo Switch

Having lots of games is fantastic, of course, but we'd rather have five gems to choose from per week than 30 mediocre games that fill a quota. " WWE 2K19 will not be available on Nintendo Switch"...

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Netflix Adds Smart Downloads Feature To Android App

Netflix Adds Smart Downloads Feature To Android App

But Netflix's director of product innovation, Cameron Johnson, says the company isn't intelligent enough to start predicting content you might want to watch. In the "My Downloads" section, users must ...

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Apple's own Lightning to USB 3 camera adaptor breaks USB Restricted Mode

Apple's own Lightning to USB 3 camera adaptor breaks USB Restricted Mode

They suggest using the $39 Apple Lightning USB3 Camera Adapter . The new USB Restricted Mode in iOS 11.4.1 simply prevents any USB accessories from connecting if the phone has not been unlocked i...

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Microsoft Surface Go launched with $399 pricing

Microsoft Surface Go launched with $399 pricing

Even in such a diminutive state, Microsoft managed to cram a USB-C 3.1 port and microSD card reader into the Surface Go , neither of which the latest iPad has. Microsoft had developed a smal...

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IHOP acknowledges it faked IHOb name change

IHOP acknowledges it faked IHOb name change

To celebrate the return of IHOP and the chain's 60th birthday, IHOP is selling short stacks of pancakes for just 60 cents on July 17 . IHOb has officially returned to calling itself IHOP - and ad...

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Samsung launches world’s largest mobile phone factory in India

Samsung launches world’s largest mobile phone factory in India

At the launch PM Modi said , "India has 40 crore smartphones and around 32 crore people use broadband". Not China or South Korea - and certainly not the USA - the tag of housing the world's large...

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Google Duplex Assistant could replace call centers, report says

Google Duplex Assistant could replace call centers, report says

And that one large insurance company in particular is in the early stages of testing. Of course, this does not rule out a wider availability for Duplex in the future, especially as Amazon now of...

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Shootout salvation at last for Kane-inspired England

Shootout salvation at last for Kane-inspired England

Mick McCarthy has rubbished Colombia fans" claims that the game should be replayedMcCarthy, though, was heavily critical of Colombia's approach while appearing on Yahoo Sport's daily World Cup s...

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Darwin Project Has Now Gone Free-to-Play on Xbox One

Darwin Project Has Now Gone Free-to-Play on Xbox One

To try it out, find a FastStart-enabled title in the catalog and press "Download". Microsoft says this new feature will get you into your game in half the time it would normally take, which should...

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European Parliament Votes to Hold Back New Copyright Law For Debate

European Parliament Votes to Hold Back New Copyright Law For Debate

As we can see time and time again, even Google and Facebook , which have among the most advanced moderation filters in the world, still struggle to separate copyrighted content from non-copyrighted...

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We Happy Few gets approved for Australia

We Happy Few gets approved for Australia

Luckily, it looks like that decision has been overturned, thanks to an appeal by Compulsion Games . Compulsion Games said in its own statement that it went through a "great deal of effort" to get t...

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Dallas woman goes viral after playing matchmaker on plane

Dallas woman goes viral after playing matchmaker on plane

WHEN a woman asked a fellow plane passenger if they could switch seats so she could sit next to her boyfriend, she had no idea it would set in motion a modern day love story that could warm even the c...

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Note 9 Pen With Bluetooth Leaked

Note 9 Pen With Bluetooth Leaked

This likely means that the foldable smartphone's unveiling , which has been delayed for a few years, will finally happen soon. Now that mid-2018 is here and the expected release date is drawing nea...

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New iPhone colors may include gold, blue and orange

New iPhone colors may include gold, blue and orange

The 6.1-inch LCD 2018 iPhone will have a larger lineup including blue, red and orange. This would be a slight callback to a previous iPhone model (the iPhone 5c ), which came in a number of color...

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Mark Wahlberg is abs-olutely thrilled LeBron James signed with the Lakers

Mark Wahlberg is abs-olutely thrilled LeBron James signed with the Lakers

James has studied the careers of Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan, realizing that both players moved from the wing to the post as they aged. The Lakers will be Rondo's fifth team in the last five ...

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Samsung's Messages app is randomly sending pictures to random people

Samsung's Messages app is randomly sending pictures to random people

A Samsung spokesperson, as reported in The Verge , said that the company is aware of the reports , and its technical teams are looking into the matter. If you use a Samsung phone and use the def...

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16-lens camera maker Light developing 9-lens smartphone

16-lens camera maker Light developing 9-lens smartphone

In 2015, a company with the very un-Googleable name Light announced a new type of camera that has 16 lenses working simultaneously to create DSLR-quality photos. The lenses, all together, manage to ...

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Shenmue I & II Release Date Set For August

Shenmue I & II Release Date Set For August

Shenmue was originally released on the Dreamcast back in 1999, and coined its own sub-genre; FREE, which stands for Full Reactive Eyes Entertainment. Video game stories from other sites on the web. ...

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Facebook shuts down Hello, Moves and tbh apps

Facebook shuts down Hello, Moves and tbh apps

Facebook launched Hello in 2015 as a way for people using Android in Brazil, Nigeria and the USA to combine contact information on their phone with information from Facebook . Moves was a popular fi...

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Google: 'We' don't scan your email'

Google: 'We' don't scan your email'

Companies may reveal additional details about how data is processed but most users don't read privacy policies, terms of service, and other legal documents prior to allowing access to their data or in...

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