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Balloon World Competitive Mini-Game

Once the free update has been downloaded and players have completed the main story, Balloon World will become available. The second mode is Find It , where players will attempt to find balloons hidden by other players. By finding more and more balloons, you'll increase a unique set of stats and move up in the rankings. Not only that but new SnapShot tools will be added as well as new outfits, including one based on Super Mario Sunshine's shades and shirt combo. Read More

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HTC Vive Pro revealed alongside Vive Wireless Adaptor

HTC Vive Pro revealed alongside Vive Wireless Adaptor

A HTC Vive refresh has been touted since late 2016. Surprisingly, HTC's new device doesn't include updated optics to complement the new displays (or, at least HTC didn't say so). Elsewhere, HTC also announced a wireless adapter, which will work with both the Vive and Vive Pro. As it seems, its announcement might come sooner than expected, as rumors indicate that we might see an HTC Vive Pro at CES 2018 today. Read More

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Sold more than one Google Home device every second : Google

Sold more than one Google Home device every second : Google

The Home Max started shipping to consumers in December 2017, so it may not account for the sales. After all, the Home Mini was on sale for $29 for most of the season. The company today has taken wraps off its large booth and unsurprisingly it is mostly focused on the Google Assistant . In India though, we get limited features, and it's also disappointing that the company is yet to announce a Google Home product in the Indian market. Read More

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Man with guns arrested at Houston hotel

Man with guns arrested at Houston hotel

USA police say they arrested him after the weapons were discovered at the Hyatt Regency in downton Houston in the early hours of Sunday morning. Hotel staff said he was drunk at the bar, and refused to leave. The Hyatt has a sprawling New Year's Eve party planned for midnight Sunday, according to its website . Lt. Gordon Macintosh says other officers arrived to take him into custody and found a rifle, shotgun and handgun in his room, plus ammunition. Read More

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Didi Chuxing Completes $4 Bln Equity Funding Round

The latest investment values Didi at over US$50 billion, according to Reuters, and equips it with the cash needed to aggressively pursue expansion opportunities overseas. Didi however, did not disclose the names of the investors in the round. Didi Chuxing announced in August that it is backing Uber's Estonian rival Taxify with financial investment and support on technology developments. Read More

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This feature may give Vivo the 'edge' over Samsung

This feature may give Vivo the 'edge' over Samsung

A lot of people speculated that Samsung is going to be that brand because it faced a lot of heat a year ago for the awkward placement of fingerprint sensor on the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus . Vivo , a little-known Chinese phone maker , will apparently be one of the first to launch a smartphone with an in-screen fingerprint sensor. The analyst says that the experience "was faster than I expected". Read More

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Researcher finds keylogger on HP laptops

Researcher finds keylogger on HP laptops

Last week BleepingComputer covered how some HP laptops have a keylogger , or really a debug trace, in a certain version of the the Synaptic keyboard driver. These devices include those from the EliteBook, Spectre, Pavilion, and Envy ranges, among others. The firm has issued a patch for 173 commercial and 293 consumer products and ZwClose says that a patch will be delivered via Windows Update as well. Read More

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Amazon Prime Video has finally landed on Apple TV

Amazon Prime Video has finally landed on Apple TV

Whether the decision to roll out Amazon Prime on the Apple TV today is related , or purely coincidental, remains to be seen. The app works with third generation Apple TVs or newer. Prime Video also offers a wide array of award-winning kids content, including "Tumble Leaf", "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" and "The Snowy Day". The tvOS 11.2 software update will allow Apple TV 4K customers to choose between having video converted to the best format their TV can support or outputting the ... Read More

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Head To Mercury In The Destiny 2

Head To Mercury In The Destiny 2

In this Destiny 2 Curse of Osiris guide, we'll be walking you through how to access the Curse of Osiris expansion , as well as individual tips and tricks, on top of outlining the brand new story missions for you. If you are one of the many hardcore Destiny 2 players who desperately wants more to do after wringing everything you could out of the launch version of the game, there is great news. Read More

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Capcom will release Mega Man 11 in 2018

Capcom will release Mega Man 11 in 2018

Other than the fresh look, Mega Man 11 appears to take after its predecessors, with power-ups to collect, bosses to fight and risky levels to traverse. Alongside this news, Capcom also revealed that the Mega Man X series would be coming to modern consoles and PC as well. It's a great opportunity to play all the classic titles from Mega Man 1-10 in preparation for Mega Man 11 . Read More

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Amazon Sumerian Aims to Make VR, AR App Creation a Breeze

Amazon Sumerian Aims to Make VR, AR App Creation a Breeze

Amazon writes, "With Amazon Sumerian's editor , developers can build realistic virtual environments, populate them with 3D objects and animated characters, and script how they interact with each other and the application's users". A year ago online retail giant Amazon launched its first foray into videogame development with its Lumberyard game engine , adding and improving support for virtual reality (VR) content creation in the following months. Read More

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Google Pixel 2 Gets Some Changes To Battery Estimates

Google Pixel 2 Gets Some Changes To Battery Estimates

However, with the new smart battery features, the smartphone now has an on-device model based on usage from similar days or times of day to create more accurate estimations of your usage. But behind the scenes, the company has been tweaking 'Device Health Services, ' the app that calculates your remaining battery percentage based on your usage. Read More

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