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Right now, the Norse re-imagining of Kratos' rage-fuelled adventures is available for just £21 from Amazon UK . The early bird catches the worm - or however the saying goes, is true to form for Black Friday shopping. There are a few PSVR bundles out there offering different games, but I'd recommend the "Astrobot: "Rescue Mission" and Moss" bundle pictured above.
  • Google to charge smartphone makers for Google Play in Europe

    Google to charge smartphone makers for Google Play in Europe

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    The changes are in response to a almost $ 5 billion fine levied at Google by the European Commission. Since they will stop bundling these apps with Android , the company will start charging a licensing fee to make up for it. Google is appealing the ruling but said it is complying in the meantime with the new licensing scheme for devices launched after October 29 in the European Economic Area, which comprises the 28 EU countries plus Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.
  • Intel reveals new 9th gen Core CPUs, led by Core i9-9900K

    Intel reveals new 9th gen Core CPUs, led by Core i9-9900K

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    Despite the nomenclature, these new CPUs are still built on a 14-nanometer manufacturing process, albeit optimized (14nm++), serving as sort of a stopgap until 10nm Cannon Lake chips arrive in volume at the end of next year. Staying with the same 6C/6T configuration, the 9600K improves the base frequency by 100 MHz, while adding 300 MHz to the rated single-core Turbo Boost 2.0 clock speed.
  • Google to shutter Google+ following undisclosed privacy breach

    Google to shutter Google+ following undisclosed privacy breach

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    But a two-week-long review of Google + found that up to 500,000 users may have had their data exposed to developers of 438 applications. The data involved was limited to optional profile fields, including name, age, gender, occupation and email addresses, and posts, messages or telephone numbers could not be accessed, a spokesperson said .
  • Chinese Spy Chips Discovered in Apple, Amazon Data Centers, Report Claims

    Chinese Spy Chips Discovered in Apple, Amazon Data Centers, Report Claims

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    In its lengthy statement, Amazon said: "We've found no evidence to support claims of malicious chips or hardware modifications". In addition to large U.S. "While we would cooperate with any government investigation, we are not aware of any investigation regarding this topic nor have we been contacted by any government agency in this regard", Super Micro's statement said.
  • Didn’t Get The FEMA Emergency Alert Test? Here’s Why

    Didn’t Get The FEMA Emergency Alert Test? Here’s Why

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    Despite its name, the presidential alert was not issued by Trump directly. Think incoming nuclear missiles or a massive terrorist attack, a man-made disaster of epic proportions, a meteor or some other sort of nationally scalable natural disaster yet to be imagined.
  • Tiger Woods gets first win in five years at Tour Championship

    Tiger Woods gets first win in five years at Tour Championship

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    After he hit his second shot to the par-5 18th safely in a bunker in front of the green, the crowd went through the ropes and followed behind in a chaotic celebration. Woods' victory was one of seven top-10s during the season, including runner-up finishes at the Valspar Championship and PGA Championship. I just can't believe I pulled this off after I've gone through.
  • Huawei couldn't resist trolling Apple fans following biggest iPhone tradition

    Huawei couldn't resist trolling Apple fans following biggest iPhone tradition

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    The event took place on the eve of September 20 at Apple's flagship Orchard Road store, the night before it opened its doors to customers. Ivy Wong, a 30-year-old clerk, also failed to resell her 256GB gold iPhone XS Max . The iPhone Xs and Xs Max pack 4GB of RAM, meanwhile the lower-end iPhone XR has 3GB of RAM to work with. Apple introduced the more affordable variant of iPhone X- iPhone XR- which starts at Rs 76,900 (64GB variant) in India.
  • Amazon updates its Echo Dot, Echo Plus and Echo Show

    Amazon updates its Echo Dot, Echo Plus and Echo Show

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    That's right, Amazon is turning your house into its own echo chamber. Amazon also took the opportunity to shed light on new Alexa skills, and features available to third-party devices, as well as announcing that it would add broadcasting capabilities to the Echo, Fire TV and Alexa app later this year .
  • Amazon tipped to launch 8 Alexa smart home and vehicle gadgets

    Amazon tipped to launch 8 Alexa smart home and vehicle gadgets

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    It could release a microwave , amplifier , receiver, subwoofer and an in-car gadget , CNBC reported , citing sources close to the situation. That could give Amazon a chance to rival high-end voice-activated audio offerings like Google's $400 Home Max , Apple's $350 HomePod , and Samsung's Galaxy Home .
  • Nintendo announces wireless NES controllers to play classic games on Switch Online

    Nintendo announces wireless NES controllers to play classic games on Switch Online

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    Nintendo ended up going through quite a bit of content during yesterday's Nintendo Direct , from the aforementioned addition of Isabelle to the Super Smash Bros . The new version adds gyro controls, HD rumble and single Joy-Con controls for multiplayer battles. When Nintendo officially unveiled the online service this week, the announcement confirmed that just as expected, fans would need to pay a subscription fee to play games like Mario Kart 8 , Splatoon 2 , and Smash Bros .
  • Apple Watch Series 4 Unveiled With UK Price And Release Date

    Apple Watch Series 4 Unveiled With UK Price And Release Date

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    Apple launches the new, affordable iPhone XR . iPhone XR will have a display measuring 6.1 inches with an LCD display. On the back of the device is a vertical camera setup which houses two cameras and a flash. Currently, the only device that uses a Liquid Retina Display is the iPhone XR . The Cupertino-based company has positioned the iPhone XR as its budget offering and it comes with toned down specifications.
  • Lexus rearview mirror cameras will debut in October

    Lexus rearview mirror cameras will debut in October

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    By installing small exterior cameras on the front doors, Lexus vehicles will provide its drivers with a clearer view of the vehicle's surrounding area. Of course, this system also allows for slim and futuristic looking "side mirrors" that provide better forward visibility and the reduction of wind noise, due to their smaller surface area.
  • Apple debuts 6.1-inch LCD iPhone XR, coming in October

    Apple debuts 6.1-inch LCD iPhone XR, coming in October

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    The carrier will let you save up to $700 on your second iPhone when you purchase an iPhone X , 8, 8 Plus, XS, or XS Max on a device payment plan and activate a new line of service. It consumes less power by running 40-50% more efficiently, performance is 15% faster and app launch speed gets a 30% boost. This time though, Apple has upgraded the certification to IP68, which makes the new iPhones even more resistible to dust and liquid conditions.
  • Hurricane Florence map uses an unfortunate graphic to display devastation

    Hurricane Florence map uses an unfortunate graphic to display devastation

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    Updated NHC forecasts showed the storm lingering near the coast of the Carolinas, carrying days of heavy rains that could bring intense inland flooding from SC to Virginia. Brunswick County also opened its own shelters at three high schools on Tuesday. North Carolina is the country's leading producer of tobacco, second-biggest producer of hogs and a major poultry producer.
  • Apple iPhone XS price revealed ahead of launch: Still expensive

    Apple iPhone XS price revealed ahead of launch: Still expensive

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    According to some analysts, the new iPhone might be more expensive than the iPhone X which was launched at $1000. This added to the conjecture that started with the leaks of pictures of a dual SIM card tray on a new Apple device from one of the company's own social media accounts.
  • Samsung Rumoured To Be Launching Quad-Camera Smartphone This Year

    Samsung Rumoured To Be Launching Quad-Camera Smartphone This Year

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    A report from the Wall Street Journal in July said Samsung is developing a device, codenamed 'Winner, ' here the screen can be folded in half like a wallet. Other companies racing to introduce rival foldable devices include Huawei, Xiaomi, and Oppo. It first released a prototype bendable OLED display in 2012 and then created an advertisement showing off a possible foldable phone design in 2014.
  • Apple iPhone XS Photos Leak, Showcasing Gold Color

    Apple iPhone XS Photos Leak, Showcasing Gold Color

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    Later on Thursday, website 9to5Mac published photos of two new iPhones and a new Apple Watch . There's only an outline of what appears to be Apple Park as seen from above in copper (could it be hinting at a new copper-colored iPhone? ) and "Gather round" below it.
  • Rumored NVIDIA RTX 2070 Specs: 2304 Cores, 8GB GDDR6 at ~$400

    Rumored NVIDIA RTX 2070 Specs: 2304 Cores, 8GB GDDR6 at ~$400

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    Nvidia has also recruited publishers of some of the biggest upcoming games of 2018, as evidenced by a few tweets using the company's #BeForTheGame hashtag. We will be reaching out to manufacturers everywhere for details regarding the release of their respective GeForce RTX cards in Malaysia, so keep a look for such information coming your way when the time comes.
  • The OnePlus 6T will be officially supported by T-Mobile this fall

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    OnePlus was earlier sold in the US through its online website, however, after joining with T-Mobile which is a major USA carrier, it would actually translate into increased volume sales as said by Avi Greengart of Global Data. The Chinese smartphone maker is a well known name in Asia, but isn't very big in the U.S. It recently became the number one premium smartphone seller in India, overtaking Samsung and Apple.
  • Fortnite Sniper Shootout LTM Switches to Duos

    Fortnite Sniper Shootout LTM Switches to Duos

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    Most notably, the Heavy Sniper Rifle is making its debut in the battle royale version of the game while the minigun has seen a nerf. The weapon comes in epic and legendary variants, dealing around 150 damage to players, or 1050 to buildings.
  • Apple says teen who hacked its network didn’t compromise customer data

    Apple says teen who hacked its network didn’t compromise customer data

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    Apple insists that no customer data was compromised. The Age reports that prosecutors told the court that the Australian Federal Police (AFP) raided the teen's home past year. An Apple spokesman said the company's information security personnel "discovered the unauthorized access, contained it, and reported the incident to law enforcement" without commenting further on the specifics of the case.
  • Get Android 9.0 Pie factory and OTA images for Pixel devices now

    Get Android 9.0 Pie factory and OTA images for Pixel devices now

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    Rotation: Get more control over your phone's display rotation with a simple button that confirms when you'd like to change the rotation on your device - even when your orientation is locked. And gadget fans have just been given their first idea of when to expect the new Google flagship. Alongside the new name, Google has also announced that the new version will start shipping to all Pixel phones starting today.
  • Google sets down ground rules for notch support on Android P

    Google sets down ground rules for notch support on Android P

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    Apps on Google Play won't be able to support more than two cutouts on the display. It is already known that Android P will support cutouts of various sizes so that apps are better optimised for any and all notches. In one of the latest posts on the Android Developer Blog , Google has outlined all the methods to implement the notch for various apps. Apps by default will have to be letterboxed in the landscape mode; although developers can make use of the space around the cutout in ...
  • Pixel 3 XL leaks show Google's new notch and possible wireless charging

    Pixel 3 XL leaks show Google's new notch and possible wireless charging

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    While these images don't provide us with any new details about the Pixel 3 XL , they do give us further visual confirmation of the handset's design. Though not confirmed, it is believed that the third-generation Pixel phones will sport a wireless charging option. The Pixel 3 XL will have a notch on the display and only one rear camera.
  • Sony Unveils World's First 48MP Smartphone Camera Sensor

    Sony Unveils World's First 48MP Smartphone Camera Sensor

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    Sony is labelling the new unit "compact" - it measures up at 8millimetres diagonally, meaning phones that adopt it should not have to carry a huge camera bump. What this means is that even highly contrasted scenes featuring both bright and dark sections can be captured in detail with little highlight blowout.