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Google Lens now available via Assistant on Pixel phones

Google Lens now available via Assistant on Pixel phones

It'll scan barcodes and things like that too, plus you could quickly find out information about books, movies, and art. Lens was first introduced back in May and made available within Google Photos...

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Sacha Baron Cohen to pay tourists' fines for dressing as Borat

Sacha Baron Cohen to pay tourists' fines for dressing as Borat

The comedian has offered to pay the 22,500 (£51) fines of each tourist after they wore the mankinis made famous in the movie Borat . Borat was an eye-opening film in many ways, but there were two...

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Belgium Has Deemed Loot Boxes As Gambling And Wants Them Banned

Belgium Has Deemed Loot Boxes As Gambling And Wants Them Banned

Belgium's landmark decision to label loot boxes as gambling is a big deal, and may encourage other government entities to come to the same conclusion. Second, this is just a ruling - nothing more, not...

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Toyota's latest humanoid robot aces operator mimicry

Toyota's latest humanoid robot aces operator mimicry

While any Terminator fans might be suspicious of a robot whose name has a "T" in the front, the T-HR3 is being cast in a much friendlier light, being presented by Toyota as an alternative to sending...

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Volvo to supply Uber with autonomous cars

Volvo to supply Uber with autonomous cars

Under the non-exclusive agreement, the Swedish auto giant (which is owned by China's Geely group) will reportedly supply Uber with 24,000 vehicles based on its so-called Scalable Product Architectur...

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Xiaomi kills MIUI updates for 6 phones

Xiaomi kills MIUI updates for 6 phones

The Xiaomi's Redmi Note 4 had taken the market by storm when it was released a year ago. There is said to be three memory variants of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5. As for Storage and RAM, the upcoming ph...

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Trailer Demonstrates Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition's New V-Triggers

Trailer Demonstrates Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition's New V-Triggers

As the name suggests, the main addition will be the arcade mode. For now, characters can only have one single V-Trigger. As the name suggests this includes a new Arcade Mode, plus new monthly challeng...

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Google Tracks Your Android Phone's Location No Matter What You Do

Google Tracks Your Android Phone's Location No Matter What You Do

An investigation by Quartz found that Android devices that are setup not to send data to Google continue to gather data about people's locations, and will then send that data back to Google once the...

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Xiaomi Mi Note 3 with 4GB RAM is now available as well

Xiaomi Mi Note 3 with 4GB RAM is now available as well

While the company has launched a cheaper variant, the company recently reduced the prices of the other variants of the Mi Note 3 smartphone. The basic variant of Mi Note 3 came with 6GB RAM and ...

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Honda Recalls 900000 Odyssey Minivans Due To Issue With Second-Row Seats

Honda Recalls 900000 Odyssey Minivans Due To Issue With Second-Row Seats

The Japanese automaker said the recall covered 2011-2017 Honda Odyssey minivans, all but 2,000 of which are in North America, and that it had 46 reports of minor injuries related to the issue. Honda...

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Our first-ever interstellar visitor has been sighted

Our first-ever interstellar visitor has been sighted

The astronomers believe that instead, the object could have been traveling through our home galaxy, the Milky Way, for hundreds of millions of years, without being attached to any star system, before ...

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Galaxy S9 may equip iPhone X innards

The expectations are high for the Galaxy S9 , but it appears that it will fall short in challenging Apple's premium smartphone. It appears that Samsung is not favouring any hardware upgrade, and ...

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Volvo to supply Uber with 24000 self-driving taxis

Volvo to supply Uber with 24000 self-driving taxis

The move represents Uber's first real push toward developing an autonomous fleet, which will make it more of a service provider than just a platform for connecting riders and drivers. Miller said a sm...

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Hands on: Honor 7X review

Hands on: Honor 7X review

According to the listing , the Honor V10 features a dual camera setup at the back which is a combination of 16MP + 20 MP sensors. The the new Honor 7X smartphone sports a 5.93 Inch "FullView" dis...

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Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp releases this week

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp releases this week

I'll see you all around the fire this Wednesday, so make sure to stick around with us at Nintendo Wire for all of your Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp needs. Have you heard the news? Activities in th...

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Cyberpunk 2077 dev promises

Cyberpunk 2077 dev promises "no bullshit" with its game

In a recent interview with Polish newspaper Strefa Inwestorów General Manager of the Studio Kicinski Adam (Adam Kiciński) shared their intention to make the coming Cyberpunk 2077 in "more commerc...

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Leaks Suggest A10 Processor, Always-On 'Hey, Siri' in iMac Pro

Leaks Suggest A10 Processor, Always-On 'Hey, Siri' in iMac Pro

Guilherme Rambo has found references to "hey Siri" support , like Microsoft has for Cortana on its Windows 10 OS. Perhaps terrifyingly, the developer mentions that the code appears to show the c...

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Lens is now available for the Google Assistant

Lens is now available for the Google Assistant

Google revealed several weeks ago that it had nearly finished work on its Google Lens feature for the Google Pixels and that it was just polishing up some final bits. However, in Google Assistant,...

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This 2018 Earthquake Prediction Is Going To Freak You Out

This 2018 Earthquake Prediction Is Going To Freak You Out

In studying every natural disaster to shake the Earth with a magnitude of 7.0 or greater since 1900, Bendick and Bilham found there were five different periods where the Earth experienced a noticeab...

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Valkyria Chronicles 4 Will Have DLC Featuring Characters from the Original Game

Valkyria Chronicles 4 Will Have DLC Featuring Characters from the Original Game

Sega has also announced that the first story DLC for the game will be focused around a joint battle with the first game's Squad 7, and completing it will unlock those characters for use in the main c...

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