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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.
  • 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.
  • Xiaomi's Pocophone F1 pricing and specifications leaked

    Xiaomi's Pocophone F1 pricing and specifications leaked

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    Nokia. Coming to the Mi Electric Toothbrush, as the name suggests, it is a smart toothbrush with 31,000 vibrations per minute for high cleaning power accompanied with rounded bristles, IPX 7 water resistance rating and a charge that last for 18 days.
  • Apple is going to release new laptops, computers and watches this fall

    Apple is going to release new laptops, computers and watches this fall

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    All of the newest MacBook Pros exclusively feature Thunderbolt 3 ports, which some will appreciate but all will scowl at when they're forced to buy multiple dongles to connect legacy accessories. An analyst says the new model's disappointing sales could lead to the phone being cancelled - with production stopping as soon as this summer. Apple also released new leather sleeves for its MacBook lineup.
  • Microsoft unveils new Surface Go, its smallest and cheapest tablet yet

    Microsoft unveils new Surface Go, its smallest and cheapest tablet yet

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    In this head to head, we pitted the Surface Go versus the Surface Pro to find out where the best value for money lies. The original Surface Pro design , which has been around since 2014, is still here. The device received an 8-megapixel main camera and 5-Magitel camera for self. Two versions of the Go are initially available. The device is equipped with an Intel processor, the base model will get CPU Pentium Silver N5000, and the older models can be equipped with Pentium Gold (Gold ...
  • Oppo Find X global launch set for today

    Oppo Find X global launch set for today

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    With that being said, one big plus with the Find X is that Oppo has finally deemed the United States worthy to receive its phones . Underneath that large screen there are the usual bits and pieces - a Snapdragon 845 SoC married with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage .
  • 'Starfield' is the name of Bethesda's first new franchise in 25 years

    'Starfield' is the name of Bethesda's first new franchise in 25 years

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    Our first extended look at Rage 2 , the upcoming sequel from id Software and Avalanche Studios. " Abyss " is a survival mode where players battle enemies in an endless dungeon. The game features three modes in all. All games in the Elder Scrolls series take place in the fictional realm of Tamriel . - A new " Battletoads " game is coming in 2019.
  • Facebook Bug Causes 14 Million Users Posts to be Shared Publicly

    Facebook Bug Causes 14 Million Users Posts to be Shared Publicly

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    The bug affected Facebook posts between May 18 and 27; although Facebook fixed the error on May 22, it took five days to reverse the problem for all affected posts. A Facebook representative said in the statement that the company had heard "loud and clear" that it needed to be more transparent about "when things go wrong" ― and this notification was part of that effort.
  • Asus one-upped the MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar with a 5.5-inch touchscreen

    Asus one-upped the MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar with a 5.5-inch touchscreen

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    The company will announce its pricing closer to launch. ASUS kept a larger bezel on the bottom, in part to house the display electronics, but also to give you something to hold onto that's not the screen when used in tablet mode. Both ZenBooks are extremely attractive, with Asus's bold "deep blue" color scheme consistently applied throughout their chassis. The ZenBook Pro 15 UX580 will retail in Australia from AU$3,000, with its 14-inch model yet to have its availability confirmed.
  • Apple Brings Group FaceTime, Memoji And More

    Apple Brings Group FaceTime, Memoji And More

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    It's also typical that any payout mostly goes to lawyers, with customers receiving trivial sums in damages. The latest leaks online suggest that there will be a Dark Mode for the upcoming macOS 10.14, for users who prefer to work with a darker menu interface for the Mac computer operating system.
  • Apple Is Trying To Get People To Use Their Phones - Less

    Apple Is Trying To Get People To Use Their Phones - Less

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    That month, two shareholders wrote the company a letter asking it to address excessive cellphone use to help the mental health of minors. And that underscores a paradox: Apple is introducing features to limit iPhone use at the same time it is encouraging more use by building in more useful features.
  • Hitman 2 accidentally outed by reveal site

    Hitman 2 accidentally outed by reveal site

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    Beloved industry insider "lashman" linked Hitman 2's logo on the Warner Bros. website ahead of its reveal. Another tweet which sparked more excitement, this time from WB Games, pictured a race auto. Whatever the case, get into your killing mood; you'll be heading out to murder some more, 47! The most recent iteration of Hitman , 2016's reboot delivered in episodic form, received much praise and healthy sales, so there's every likelihood that Hitman 2 will follow a similar format.
  • Apple just quietly killed the original Apple Watch

    Apple just quietly killed the original Apple Watch

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    The new platform brings a list of anticipated features, including third-party app support on the Siri watch face and the ability to offer Watch to Watch communication through an all-new feature called Walkie-Talkie . Also, third-party apps, like Nike+ Run Club and Citymapper, will be accessible directly through the Siri watch face for the first time. Instead of raising your wrist and then addressing Siri by name, you can just start asking your question.
  • Apple has blocked Telegram updates on the App Store

    Apple has blocked Telegram updates on the App Store

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    In a post on his own Telegram channel today, Durov apologised for some features not working under just-released iOS 11 .4. Encrypted messaging app Telegram is feeling the squeeze out of Russian Federation, where regulators are not letting up in their ongoing attempts to block the app because its publishers refuse to provide regulators with access to messages on the platform.
  • Xiaomi Mi Band 3 officially at CNY 169

    Xiaomi Mi Band 3 officially at CNY 169

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    Rumours are rife that the company might unveil a low-end model Mi 8 SE with watered down specifications. Is the Xiaomi Mi 8 coming the UK? Previously only available on select Xiaomi phones like the full- screen Mi Mix 2 and Mi Mix 2s , these fullscreen gestures will seemingly become available for all devices.
  • Rage 2: Release Window, Gameplay Details Announced

    Rage 2: Release Window, Gameplay Details Announced

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    WELCOME TO THE SHOOTERVERSE - id Software's shooter pedigree and Avalanche Studios'open world prowessis dream-team-made-real for RAGE 2 . The corrupt government in RAGE 2 is now on a renewed mission to take down every remaining pureblood Arkists, and their leader, General Cross, will slaughter anyone in the way of his goal.
  • PUBG Mobile update brings a new desert map and more

    PUBG Mobile update brings a new desert map and more

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    The majority of " PUBG Mobile's" revenue so far (about 48%) comes from the U.S. Rounding out the remainder of its top five countries for revenue are Thailand (7%), Great Britain (5%), Canada (4%), and Russian Federation (3%). That said, some people don't want to complete missions, or want to spend a few dollars and get stuff right away. With the omnipresent rise of Fortnite , giving such a hardy update to PUBG Mobile is as much a move of developer care as it is of necessity.
  • Nintendo Announces Details for Mario Tennis Aces Pre-Launch Online Tournament Demo

    Nintendo Announces Details for Mario Tennis Aces Pre-Launch Online Tournament Demo

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    The online demo will conclude on Sunday, June 3rd at 11:59 p.m. From June 1 to June 3 , you will be able to hop online to participate in a free pre-launch tournament for Mario Tennis Aces . Nintendo won't say who those characters are yet, but we have a pretty good idea . In Swing Mode, players can use their Joy-Con controllers like a tennis racket, swinging them to initiate the tennis swings in the game.
  • Google's Android Things is a new OS for the Internet of Things

    Google's Android Things is a new OS for the Internet of Things

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    We'll obviously get a whole lot of info about the next version of Android, but no doubt AI, AR, Assistant , and other Google products will have their moment as well. As described in the announcement, Google is making it possible for "media apps to directly integrate their results into Android Auto ". The Play platform should see some modest gains this year starting with Google News.
  • Microsoft Build 2018: How to watch, livestream and what to expect

    Microsoft Build 2018: How to watch, livestream and what to expect

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    This year's developer conference is expected to be bigger than ever as Microsoft could make a new announcement regarding the Artifical Intelligence, Intelligent Cloud and much more. There will be also be support for deeper SharePoint integration in Teams and the ability to view Power BI Visualizations in Excel. It is slowly closing in on the gap with Amazon Web Services and at Build 2018 , we are likely to see new support for developer ecosystems built on top of Azure Cloud.
  • Italy's Elia Viviani wins the second stage after a thrilling final sprint

    Italy's Elia Viviani wins the second stage after a thrilling final sprint

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    Stage 3 will follow a 229-kilometer (143-mile) route from Beersheba in the Negev desert down to Israel's southern tip of Eilat along the Red Sea. Viviani edged fellow Italian Sacha Modolo of EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale at the finish line and pumped his fist in triumph in a near repeat of his sprint victory in Tel Aviv on Saturday.
  • Windy and warm Tuesday

    Windy and warm Tuesday

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    Ryan McPike, a KMTV meteorologist, said the enhanced risk means the Omaha area could get heavy rain, high winds, hail and possibly a tornado. Warm temperatures and low humidity will create elevated fire weather concerns, however winds will be mainly light.