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OnePlus has had several years of success, and it looks like the company's newest flagship smartphone , the OnePlus 6 , is continuing that trend. The base model starts at a slightly higher price of US$529 in the US. This is contrary to the price of the competing flagships that are available in the price segment of over $700 (approximately Rs. 48,000). We cannot count the number of excellent reviews around the OnePlus 6 either of the users or of the press.
  • Elder Scrolls: Blades: Everything you need to know!

    Elder Scrolls: Blades: Everything you need to know!

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    Pre-orders are open on those platforms right now, and you can also pre-register for early access on Bethesda's website . Todd Howard even told us that his own son is hounding him for details regarding the next Elder Scrolls game. "There's no reason to wait to play the game", Van Hoose said. It's inspired by the more combat-orientated The Elder Scrolls: Arena , the very first entry in the series from back in 1994.
  • Blizzard working on new Diablo game reveals job ad

    Blizzard working on new Diablo game reveals job ad

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    PC Gamer notes that there's a possibility of either an all-new Diablo IV , or a careful remake of Diablo II . Blizzard is hiring for a job very specific to Diablo . The ever-rich Blizzard careers website has a new listing that's specifically looking for a dungeon artist. If they're not taunting you with their "promise" of barely minimum wage with a requirement of half-a-billion years experience in your chosen field, they're teasing new games.
  • Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 850 Mobile processor for Always Connected Windows 10 PCs

    Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 850 Mobile processor for Always Connected Windows 10 PCs

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    One of the first manufacturers to use the new chip is Samsung, which will produce Windows 10 PCs with the 850. Qualcomm only showed their big and clunky reference tablet running simple Windows app store games like Asphalt 8. That means virtual surround sound via the 3.5mm jack or USB Type-C audio. The chipset also supports Microsoft's Machine Learning SDK. The company confirmed alongside Qualcomm at Computex 2018 today that it's going to build its very own Snapdragon-powered ...
  • Apple's software improvements could make AR as universal as iOS

    Apple's software improvements could make AR as universal as iOS

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    So, for example , if you have a image stack then when you drop it onto the desktop it will get swept up into it - click on the stack and the files launch back on the desktop for perusal. Quick Look has been updated as well with a similar Quick Actions set up to edit files without ever opening them. Stocks and Voice Memos will be on the Mac as well as been seen on the iPad .
  • New iOS 12 Features Let Users Limit Screen Time, Reduce Interruptions

    New iOS 12 Features Let Users Limit Screen Time, Reduce Interruptions

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    Parents will be able to set limits on children's iPhone activity. The new Screen Time feature is one of the most significant add-ons with iOS 12 . Apple Inc . said it will combine the different software systems underpinning iPhone and Mac apps, creating a larger, more-attractive ecosystem for millions of developers.
  • Get ready to win WWDC 2018 with keynote bingo card

    Get ready to win WWDC 2018 with keynote bingo card

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    Apple's event is traditionally used to give an early look at the next version of all Apple's software platforms before they are released to the public in the autumn. Apple has said before that Dolby Atmos for Apple TV is coming, so rumours suggest it will be announced at this upcoming event. The Apple Watch is already considered to be one of the best wearables for monitoring daily health and exercise but it's thought that in-depth sleep tracking could be next for this device.
  • Xiaomi Mi Band 3 release date, price and specs

    Xiaomi Mi Band 3 release date, price and specs

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    The Mi 8 Explorer Edition comes with 8 GB RAM and 128 GB of internal storage , and, it also comes with 3D Face Unlock as well as In-display Fingerprint Scanner. Some of the features of MIUI 10 include a revamped task manager, gesture controls and AI portrait mode for enhanced Bokeh shots. The display notch is not as prominent as the one on the Mi 8, and houses the earpiece, front camera , LED notification light and sensors.
  • UPCOMING PIXEL LAUNCHES Google Pixel 3 Pixel 3 XL

    UPCOMING PIXEL LAUNCHES Google Pixel 3 Pixel 3 XL

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    The larger of the two phones, which are rumoured to be called the "Pixel 3" and "Pixel 3 XL" , will reportedly feature an edge-to-edge display like the iPhone X . By contrast, the Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL only have a single front-facing camera. According to Android Central , this wearable gadget will likely be the first ever smartwatch the company has released under its Pixel brand.
  • Assassin’s Creed Odyssey leaks: is this the sequel to Origins?

    Assassin’s Creed Odyssey leaks: is this the sequel to Origins?

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    French site Jeuxvideo has posted an image of a keyring for a game called Assassin's Creed Odyssey . Earlier rumors suggest that Assassin's Creed Odyssey will feature both a male and female protagonist, see players fighting against Greek mythological creates and will be set after the events in Assassin's Creed Origins .
  • Fallout 76 Announced, Still Unclear What Exactly It Is

    Fallout 76 Announced, Still Unclear What Exactly It Is

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    On TV a broadcast is shown with a man saying, "When the fighting has stopped and the fallout has settled, you must rebuild", adding that "in Vault 76, our future begins". According to the fan encyclopedia at Fallout Wikia, Vault 76 was meant to open just 20 years after a 2077 nuclear conflict. Fallout 3 and 4 are set over 200 years after the war, after much of the population has had time to reconstruct human civilization.
  • Mega Man 11 PC And Console Release Date Confirmed

    Mega Man 11 PC And Console Release Date Confirmed

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    Yes, Capcom's managed not to cancel a new Mega Man game. Video game icon Mega Man returns in celebration of his 30th anniversary in Mega Man 11 , the next evolution in the long running 32 million unit-selling action platformer series.
  • IOS 11.4 Adds Stereo Pairing to Air Play 2, HomePod Speaker

    IOS 11.4 Adds Stereo Pairing to Air Play 2, HomePod Speaker

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    You can also control multiple AirPlay 2-powered audio devices directly from Control Centre of your iOS device even through the lock screen. Apple has released iOS 11 .4 for eligible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models. AirPlay 2 is more restricted at launch. Brands like Bang & Olufsen, Bluesound, Bose, Sonos, etc are offering such speakers. This might change when Sonos enables Google Assistant support in the near future.
  • Jared Kushner granted security clearance

    Jared Kushner granted security clearance

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    In his statement, Mr Lowell added that Mr Trump's son-in-law had also sat for a second time with special counsel Robert Mueller , who is investigating the United States leader's campaign links with Russian Federation over alleged election meddling.
  • Musk's Boring Company Pitches 10-Minute Tunnel Ride

    Musk's Boring Company Pitches 10-Minute Tunnel Ride

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    The Boring Company has taken it slow, choosing to build a 2.1-mile proof-of-concept tunnel in below SpaceX's parking lot in the town of Hawthorne. "Once we're done, in order to get public feedback, we want to offer free rides sort of like a weird little Disney ride in the middle of LA", Musk said.
  • Fine with Dalit chief minsiter if Congress says so: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

    Fine with Dalit chief minsiter if Congress says so: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

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    Also, some said that the exit polls aren't true and the truth will come out on Tuesday when the election commission will count the voting and tell the result to the whole nation. The Karnataka polls are also being seen by some as the barometer for the prevailing public mood about the Narendra Modi government at the Centre. A day after the Karnataka Assembly polls, chief minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday asserted that the Congress would retain power in the southern state and said this was ...
  • 'Swamp Person' Joe Donnelly Announces Support For Trump's CIA Nominee

    'Swamp Person' Joe Donnelly Announces Support For Trump's CIA Nominee

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    Protesters disrupted Gina Haspel's CIA Senate confirmation hearing this week over Haspel's involvement in enhanced interrogation tactics used by the CIA after 9/11. Haspel has said that as CIA head she would not allow her agency to engage in the interrogation tactics that have been put off the table for their harshness, even if ordered to do so.
  • Android P: Qualcomm Partners Google to Bring Faster Updates to Snapdragon Devices

    Android P: Qualcomm Partners Google to Bring Faster Updates to Snapdragon Devices

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    Google has renamed the operating system as Wear OS . The chip maker has mainly leveraged Project Treble , which is aimed to offer faster Android updates by separating the hardware code from the core OS code. Google also changed its development schedule to bring more frequent minor updates after criticism of long delays between major releases. Presumably, a new chipset launched in 2018 would features a smaller process size than the 2100's 28nm.
  • Cambridge Analytica closes down amidst Facebook data use scandals

    Cambridge Analytica closes down amidst Facebook data use scandals

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    The past several weeks have made clear that people want more information about how Facebook ( www.Facebook.com ) works and the controls they have over their information. After this publication Facebook ceased their collaboration with Dr. Kogan and asked him to delete all the data acquired by GSR. Facebook has over 20 crore users in India.
  • Apple reports higher Q2 profits, unveils big share buyback

    Apple reports higher Q2 profits, unveils big share buyback

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    There had been increasing concerns about iPhone sales in the run-up to the results . Apple has released its fiscal Q2 results and the numbers are, as is often the case, mind boggling. Reports of poor iPhone X sales , amid claims major rival Samsung was stealing a charge with its Galaxy S9 , don't seem to have dented Apple's fortunes.
  • Xiaomi Files For IPO On Hong Kong Stock Market

    Xiaomi Files For IPO On Hong Kong Stock Market

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    The company could quickly grow to a major rival of Apple and Samsung . In 2017, Xiaomi had begun asking banks to pitch for an initial public offering and was floated to be the largest IPO listing of 2018. Still, CEO Lei Jun emphasized in his open letter that following the declining smartphone sales in 2016, his company went through a transition and managed to rebound in 2017 - going from 55.4 million devices back up to 91.4 million, with a stronger focus on developing markets like India ...
  • Facebook To Launch Online Dating Service

    Facebook To Launch Online Dating Service

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    At the F8 developer conference , Zuckerberg announced that a Facebook dating service, which the social media company had actually considered for more than a decade, will launch soon. Facebook now wants users to scrub off their browsing history if desired. "We are going to be working to stay ahead of our adversaries forever". Among the new privacy features , Facebook has announced at the F8 that they are now in the making of a " Clear History " feature for the app, allowing users ...
  • US Department of Commerce to accept additional evidence from ZTE

    US Department of Commerce to accept additional evidence from ZTE

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    China's ZTE Corp. held a conference call on Wednesday with major suppliers, during which a company representative suggested the trade dispute with Beijing may have been a factor in last week's US order banning American firms from selling goods to the smartphone maker, according to a person familiar with the call.
  • The New Gmail: More Smarts, More Security... More Clutter

    The New Gmail: More Smarts, More Security... More Clutter

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    As an added security measure, you can require a recipient to authenticate via a text message, before they can even view the email. The "snooze" function, which is already available on Gmail's mobile apps, makes emails disappear from your inbox and then reappear after a period of time set by the user.
  • Apple is offering a free battery replacement on certain 13in MacBook Pros

    Apple is offering a free battery replacement on certain 13in MacBook Pros

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    If you have a 13-inch MacBook Pro without a Touch Bar, you could be eligible for a free battery replacement. You don't necessarily have to rush to take advantage of the deal, though acting sooner rather than later is probably a good idea: Apple says the scheme is going to cover affected MacBook Pros for up to five years after they were originally bought.
  • Sources Confirm No Black Ops IV Campaign, but Will Have Battle Royale

    Sources Confirm No Black Ops IV Campaign, but Will Have Battle Royale

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    The source elaborated that a cooperative experience will be placed instead of a typical single-player campaign. According to Polygon , the 4th Black Ops installment is going to be ditching the single player campaign entirely. Although many gamers will miss the story mode, Uproxx reports that the campaign mode will most likely be replaced with a battle royale mode . KitGuru Says: This sounds like a pretty major change for Call of Duty as a whole.
  • DICE Is Apparently Working On A Battlefield 5 Battle Royale Mode

    DICE Is Apparently Working On A Battlefield 5 Battle Royale Mode

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    Both of those factors come from the battle royale game mode. We are sorry to inform you that Fortnite Battle Royale Will be coming to an end May 24, 2018. These players had their wish granted for what seemed a limited amount of time, as Epic Games removed the guided missile from the game in order to fix an animation issue with the weapon.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9 leaks suggest 6.4-inch display

    Samsung Galaxy Note 9 leaks suggest 6.4-inch display

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    Even if the iPhone X's notch has its share of critics, it's proven popular enough to where phone makers want to incorporate that design decision into their own models. The new colour variant of the Note 8 will be available in India from April 17 across online and offline retail options, according to Samsung. Add a filter some more stickers etc another feature of AR emoji that I find to be kind of cool is the ability to have the camera read your face and then create a bitmoji light ...
  • US VP Pence thanks Canada for backing Syria strikes, optimistic on NAFTA

    US VP Pence thanks Canada for backing Syria strikes, optimistic on NAFTA

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    Lerner now serves as a deputy for U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki HaleyNimrata (Nikki) HaleySunday shows preview: White House officials talk Syria strike State Dept: No one better about lying over US role in world than Russia US trades barbs with Russia at UN Security Council after allied Syria strike MORE .
  • Your Gmail May Have a Handy Self-Destructing E-Mail Feature Soon

    Your Gmail May Have a Handy Self-Destructing E-Mail Feature Soon

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    Besides, we now find out a new surprise feature integrated by Google. It is still not clear whether the Gmail service users will be able to send the confidential/self-destructing emails to the other email platforms or not. However, in all likelihood there will be no protection against screenshots of the email, even if it has been set to self-destruct after a set timeframe, which can be any amount of days, weeks, months or years.
  • Chevy Camaro Lineup Gets Refreshed

    Chevy Camaro Lineup Gets Refreshed

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    Aiming to stay relevant in the ever-competitive auto market, Chevrolet is changing the face of the Spark, Malibu , Cruze and Camaro . Both the SS and RS come with huge 20-inch alloy wheels. "We did that through use of colour", says Kathy Sirvio, global colour and trim design manager for Chevrolet. In case you have somehow managed to scroll past them, we are here to show you the goods.
  • PlayStation 5 Isn't Actually Coming Before 2020

    PlayStation 5 Isn't Actually Coming Before 2020

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    Of those, two people said they were directly familiar with plans for Sony's new console. At some point, Sony's probably looked at every possible date. As it stands, the earliest release date for the PlayStation 5 at this moment seems to be sometime in the year 2020. Those developers that have formed the tier 1 of the circle and even Sony's own studios have the impression that a 2019 release is out of the question, unless Sony is making some drastic roster changes.
  • LG G7 ThinQ is launching on May 2

    LG G7 ThinQ is launching on May 2

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    The company has confirmed that the upcoming smartphone will be called as LG G7 ThinQ and it is the first smartphone in G-series to come with ThinQ moniker. The company also said in its press release that the new G7 ThinQ "upgrades the performance and convenience of "sympathetic AI", as well as enhances interoperability with other devices ".
  • Facebook Tightens Up Verification Rules For Political Advertising

    Facebook Tightens Up Verification Rules For Political Advertising

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    In addition, Facebook will begin labeling political ads and providing information on them to users, including where the money for the ads came from. The news comes after Facebook was forced to admit that it secretly deleted messages sent by its CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other company executives.
  • Google honours American writer, poet and civil rights activist

    Google honours American writer, poet and civil rights activist

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    She became a poet and a writer after adopting series of occupations as a young adult which included sex worker, a nightclub dancer, fry cook and journalist. She was also one of the first African-American female members to join the Directors Guild of America after releasing her 1972 film titled Georgia, Georgia about an interracial romance.
  • Xiaomi 'Mi Crowdfunding' platform launched in India

    Xiaomi 'Mi Crowdfunding' platform launched in India

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    Various discount vouchers on Goibibo such as discount of Rs 600 on the minimum booking of Rs 6000 on domestic flights and flat 20% discount on domestic hotels are also major highlights on the website homepage. The price is Rs 9,999 for 3GB RAM and 32GB storage variant, while the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage version costs Rs 11,999. The Redmi Y1 Lite along with the Redmi Y1 Like soft case will sell at just Rs 249.
  • Donald Trump promises Syria pullout, but sets no end date

    Donald Trump promises Syria pullout, but sets no end date

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    US President Donald Trump has said that Saudi Arabia might have to pay if it wants continuing US presence in Syria. "And that is stabilizing these areas, consolidating our gains, getting people back into their homes, addressing the long-term issues of reconstruction and other things that have to be done".
  • OnePlus Tells Us to Get Ready for OnePlus 6

    OnePlus Tells Us to Get Ready for OnePlus 6

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    There's no word from OnePlus yet regarding the launch of OnePlus 6 , but seeing how we are starting to hear more about this 2018 OnePlus flagship , we shouldn't be too far from the official unveiling of this notched OnePlus smartphone. - You can also expect a dual rear camera and a fingerprint sensor on the rear of the upcoming OnePlus 6 . So until we get an official confirmation, we are a little skeptical about the latest leak.