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YouTube dark theme now available for some on Android

YouTube dark theme now available for some on Android

Also, anything previously white will be converted into the dark theme , including search pages, backgrounds, tabs, and even the minimized video player. If you can't wait for YouTube to flip the swi...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 price leak points to high cost once again

In the U.S., the Note 8 had launched for $929 which is approximately same as the new leaked price. Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 is still a few weeks away, but we might already know how much it costs....

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[Rumour] Apple To Drop Headphone Jack On Upcoming Smaller iPad Pro

Japanese rumour mill Macotakara has leaked supposed dimensions, design features and Face ID functionality for the next iPad Pro release. The 10.5-inch model is said to measure 247.5mm (H) x 178....

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August Games with Gold to include Forza Horizon 2 and For Honor

August Games with Gold to include Forza Horizon 2 and For Honor

The Xbox Live Games with Gold selection of free games for each month can vary wildly. Last month , the company brought Assault Android Cactus, Death Squared , Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown...

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NY is kicking Spectrum out of the state

NY is kicking Spectrum out of the state

The order, which some regulatory experts said was unprecedented in recent memory, sets the stage for a legal battle between New York's top telecommunications regulator and the state's largest cable an...

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California governor issues fire emergency for two counties ravaged by wildfire

California governor issues fire emergency for two counties ravaged by wildfire

Cal Fire Unit Chief Mike Hebrard told the Record Searchlight newspaper that the blaze made a huge push overnight and that engine crews were in the community of Old Shasta trying to save structures. Sm...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to be launched earlier than expected

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to be launched earlier than expected

The teaser ends with the battery life depleting completely. When Epic stated the game was coming to Android, there was no inclination that the game would be made an exclusive for Samsung, but if you w...

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Idyllwild Fire in Riverside County California

Lambert and his wife, Theresa Ho, were briefly evacuated last week when smoke cast an unhealthy pall over the home where they live upstairs and rent the downstairs to tourists. "We live in a handsome ...

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Samsung Unveils ‘Unbreakable’ OLED Smartphone Display Panel

Samsung Unveils ‘Unbreakable’ OLED Smartphone Display Panel

The manufacturer says the screens also subsequently survived a drop from 6' (1.8 m) and kept on ticking. The flexible panel boasts an unbreakable substrate and an overlay window securely adhered to ...

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Epic Celebrates 'Fortnite's' Birthday With New Patch, Game Modes & Festive Makeover

Epic Celebrates 'Fortnite's' Birthday With New Patch, Game Modes & Festive Makeover

However, seeing as the PVE will be going free-to-play at some point in the future, you may be better off just saving your money. Some happy news, in fact. Can't see birthday challenges? Are you a...

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Facebook Confirms It Is Working on Its Own Internet Satellite Project

Facebook Confirms It Is Working on Its Own Internet Satellite Project

The said project is considered ingenious in efficiently providing internet access to underserved and unserved areas throughout the world. The inception of Athena amidst bells-and-whistles comes on...

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How Google has kept 85K employees from getting phished since 2017

How Google has kept 85K employees from getting phished since 2017

Once the key is connected to a website that supports USB keys, the user doesn't need to enter their password again unless they want to access the account on another machine. Microsoft will update ...

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Xiaomi Pocophone F1 to be one of Europe's cheapest Snapdragon 845 phones

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 to be one of Europe's cheapest Snapdragon 845 phones

The new handsets follow the Mi A1 , another Android One device that launched in India and 40 other markets previous year. Xiaomi claimed that it had sold close to 10 million devices in the mont...

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Xbox Scarlett Cloud could be the streaming-only Xbox out in 2020

Xbox Scarlett Cloud could be the streaming-only Xbox out in 2020

I think it's important to point this out so that those who prefer to have all their hardware locally, will have an option with the next generation Xbox . The idea is that part of the game is running ...

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Latest Fortnite Content Update Adds A Couple Of New Guns

Latest Fortnite Content Update Adds A Couple Of New Guns

The damage for this weapon has been increased from 63/66 to 75/78, meaning you could conceivably land a three-shot kill now with a headshot possibly one-shotting players without full health and shield...

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Fallout 76 beta due in October

Fallout 76 beta due in October

Do you think restricting the B.E.T.A.to pre-order customers is a smart move? Bethesda will start with a small by approving a select number of beta participants to begin, but eventually everyone who pr...

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Uber suspends driver after he secretly videotaped his passengers

Uber suspends driver after he secretly videotaped his passengers

Regardless, Uber said Gargac's behavior was a breach of their standards and suspended him while they investigated. But the paper notes Gargac appeared to contradict that statement in an intervie...

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Update 1.6 Out Now; Patch Notes Detailed

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Update 1.6 Out Now; Patch Notes Detailed

Nintendo Switch fans have been treated to some great news, as Mario Kart 8 Deluxe gets some free DLC. Currently, there's no word on if more characters, such as Donkey Kong or Dry Bones, will be ad...

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Tech Tent: Would you pay for Android?

Tech Tent: Would you pay for Android?

The most important infraction by Google in the European Union ruling is the "illegal tying" of its search and browser apps to the Android operating system. The commission ruled that the bundling p...

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PlayStation 4 System Update 6.00 Beta Sign Ups Are Now Live

PlayStation 4 System Update 6.00 Beta Sign Ups Are Now Live

Currently, the sign-ups are available in North America and Japan while there is no word on when the sign-ups will be available for Europe . Sony is now recruiting some beta testers for the next...

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The Note 9’s success may seal the Galaxy S Plus’ fate

The Note 9’s success may seal the Galaxy S Plus’ fate

We have been hearing a lot of rumours regarding an AI-powered smart speaker from the South Korean electronics manufacturing giant Samsung ever since they announced the first version of the Bixby ...

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Fortnite’s birthday challenges let you earn a tasty backpack cake

Fortnite’s birthday challenges let you earn a tasty backpack cake

We gonna party like it's Fornite's birthday, because it is. Starting July 24th, we'll be celebrating #Fortnite1st with a limited time in-game event! The number-crunchers over at SuperData a...

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Alphabet to deploy Loon internet balloons in Kenya's skies in 2019

Alphabet to deploy Loon internet balloons in Kenya's skies in 2019

The balloons themselves are created to float for more than 100 days at a height of 60,000 feet. This being 2018, the balloons exclusively offer 4G LTE access, although Loon is looking at adding 5G...

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Corning announces Gorilla Glass DX and Gorilla Glass DX+ for smartwatches

Corning announces Gorilla Glass DX and Gorilla Glass DX+ for smartwatches

This cover glass for smartphones has been formulated to not just survive higher drops, but more frequent ones. Two years after Gorilla Glass 5 , the company has now announced Gorilla Glass 6-its most...

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‘All-new Xbox hardware’ promised for Gamescom (it’s probably a gamepad)

‘All-new Xbox hardware’ promised for Gamescom (it’s probably a gamepad)

The most interesting detail in the blog was the promise that "all-new Xbox hardware " would be shown. If you've been thinking about trying out a Xbox Game Pass membership, Microsoft is now offe...

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Nokia 3.1 launched in India; Price, availability and offers

Nokia 3.1 launched in India; Price, availability and offers

The phone is backed by a 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 128GB via microSD card slot. Nokia 3.1 made its debut at an event in Moscow in May this year alo...

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Google brings job hunting service to the UK

Google brings job hunting service to the UK

Google is making it easier for Search users in the United Kingdom to find jobs. Goggle is to search for a cashier job in this week in Des Moines or Software Developer in Boise so they will post job...

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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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