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Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 is designed for 5G and AI

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 is designed for 5G and AI

Make no mistake, the internal platform name of "sm8150" had been accurate all along, but the company chose to continue their existing branding scheme for the next mobile platform's marketing name-not ...

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Verizon, Samsung to release 5G smartphones in US in 2019

Verizon, Samsung to release 5G smartphones in US in 2019

The new leak also shows a dedicated Bixby button sitting on the left edge of the device, immediately below a volume rocker. It is no surprise that Samsung are also moving to an in-display finger-print...

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Australian Price, Specs And Release Date — NVIDIA Titan RTX

Australian Price, Specs And Release Date — NVIDIA Titan RTX

The total number of tensor cores and RTX cores are both slightly higher, at 576 and 72, as opposed to 544 and 68. Having announced the new GeForce RTX 20 Series during Gamescom this summer, the comp...

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TRAI's Do-Not-Disturb app makes quiet entry into Apple store

TRAI's Do-Not-Disturb app makes quiet entry into Apple store

Apple today made an anti-spam application developed by the Indian government available on that country's version of its App Store. While Apple technically still had some room before the deadline, it...

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Rockstar Releases Red Dead Redemption 2 Online Beta & Details

Rockstar Releases Red Dead Redemption 2 Online Beta & Details

Wednesday, November 28th: All players who played Red Dead Redemption 2 on October 26th according to our data. Operating similarly to the single-player campaign, the camp is a location where members...

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Pokemon Go PVP Finally Coming, Let Trainer Battles Begin

Pokemon Go PVP Finally Coming, Let Trainer Battles Begin

In August we knew that Trainer Battles were indeed coming to Pokémon GO , and now that we are very close to the year's end it looks like Niantic is ramping up to the release with a few teaser images ...

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Google's Home Hub Could be the Best Smart Display Around

Google's Home Hub Could be the Best Smart Display Around

Then the Assistant will reply that "Thanks for asking so nicely". It features a stereo driver configuration (two 5.75cm full range drivers) and 13cm integrated subwoofer, and sports a familiarly ret...

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Sony's New Patent Hints At Possible Cartridge Format For PlayStation 5

Sony's New Patent Hints At Possible Cartridge Format For PlayStation 5

The same can't be said for " Cool Boarders 2 ", " Twisted Metal ", and " Battle Arena Toshinden " - three games that demonstrate little more than how far games have come since their respective launche...

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Bethesda Apologizes for Fallout 76 Duffel Bag Switch-up

Bethesda Apologizes for Fallout 76 Duffel Bag Switch-up

Players were promised a West Tek canvas bag and instead received. well. let's look at this picture, courtesy of our own Sam Chandler. People are pretty unhappy with the Fallout 76 Power Armor Editi...

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With AWS Outposts, even Amazon acknowledges it’s a hybrid cloud world

With AWS Outposts, even Amazon acknowledges it’s a hybrid cloud world

AWS now has some 140 services available to cloud customers. AWS has also boosted its machine learning services. But autonomous racing vehicles are just the tip of a huge range of machine learning ...

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Google Hangouts gets hung out to dry in 2020, report says

Google Hangouts gets hung out to dry in 2020, report says

The news doesn't come as a surprise as Google had long ago stopped updating Google Hangouts. It technically will still be available as part of the G Suite's Hangouts Chat for workplaces, it seem...

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Bioware teases new Dragon Age announcement coming in December

Bioware teases new Dragon Age announcement coming in December

We've known BioWare is making a new Dragon Age game for a while now. A NEW GAME? Bioware teases a Dragon Age announcement for December. "If you've been following these blogs, or myself and...

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Microsoft’s redesigned Office icons showcase the future of the software suite

Microsoft’s redesigned Office icons showcase the future of the software suite

The Redmond-based tech giant has announced redesign for Office icons as part of a broader focus on design changes coming to various Office apps. Whereas prior Office icons had a document outline for...

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Instagram's latest feature lets you share your stories with a select few

Instagram's latest feature lets you share your stories with a select few

From there, you can add your closest friends to the list. The new feature will be rolled out globally today for both iOS and Android . On Friday, the photo-sharing network announced the ability...

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Android Auto update improves media browsing, adds MMS and RCS support

Android Auto update improves media browsing, adds MMS and RCS support

Specifically, Google says that Android Auto can now be configured to show message previews while your vehicle is stopped, but reassures that you can turn toggle this feature off for times when you...

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Loot Boxes Will Be Investigated By US And Australian Governments

Loot Boxes Will Be Investigated By US And Australian Governments

The four other commissioners who testified also indicated their support. "Children may be particularly susceptible to engaging with these in-game purchases, which are often considered integral compo...

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New Zealand intelligence bans China's Huawei from 5G rollout

New Zealand intelligence bans China's Huawei from 5G rollout

Telco Spark on Wednesday said it had been notified by the Government Communications Security Bureau that using Huawei RAN equipment in its introduction of 5G would raise a national security risk. ...

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Amazon Web Services goes to space through Lockheed partnership

Amazon Web Services goes to space through Lockheed partnership

AWS RoboMaker general manager Roger Barga said: "AWS RoboMaker provides prebuilt functionality to support robotics developers during their entire project, making it significantly easier to build rob...

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US Army awards Microsoft $480m contract for special HoloLens headsets

US Army awards Microsoft $480m contract for special HoloLens headsets

To be exact, the U.S. military expects HoloLens headsets developed for combat use to include night vision and thermal sensors, as well as the ability to measure troops' vital signs like breathing an...

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New Zealand bans Huawei 5G equipment due to 'national security' fears

New Zealand bans Huawei 5G equipment due to 'national security' fears

He added that Huawei had not been presented by New Zealand with any evidence of wrongdoing and that it rejected the notion it threatened local businesses "in any way". Spark said it would review the...

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