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Apple being probed by U.S. agencies over iPhone slowdown

Apple being probed by U.S. agencies over iPhone slowdown

Apple said in a statement on Wednesday that it was responding to government agencies asking questions about a 2017 iPhone software update that slowed down older phones . They claim that they were tricked by the company into believing their phones were close to the end of their life cycle, which forced them to buy new phones or pay up to $80 for a replacement battery. Read More

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Send SMSs with Alexa using your voice

Send SMSs with Alexa using your voice

That's the one caveat. It will only send via SMS if that option is unavailable. However, you will not be able to work with this feature using third-party Alexa speakers. You'll be informed that the message has been sent, but it won't be read back before it's carried away. It might go out as SMS or through the existing Alexa messaging service. Read More

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Jaguar I-Pace Reveal Announced For March 1

Jaguar I-Pace Reveal Announced For March 1

Jaguar's I-Pace electric SUV will be revealed to the world in production trim on March 1 . That lets the first-ever electric Jaguar sit on the footprint of a compact crossover, the company has said, but offer cabin volume closer to that of a mid-size SUV-though it won't have a third-row seat. Read More

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Anthem pushed into 2019, new Battlefield coming this year

Anthem pushed into 2019, new Battlefield coming this year

In Q3, EA's digital revenue accounted for 67 per cent of the publisher's entire earnings. Considering how successful Battlefield 1 was, who can blame them? Today Electronic Arts confirmed the delay, although also insisted that it is not actually a delay at all, and that it's not the result of development issues at BioWare but simply a matter of scheduling. Read More

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Intel security patches could cause restarts on hardware old and new

Intel security patches could cause restarts on hardware old and new

Shenoy says Intel engineers have also found unexpected reboots occur in devices powered by later chips and configurations, including Ivy Bridge-, Sandy Bridge-, Skylake-, and Kaby Lake-based platforms. "But we have more work to do". On Tuesday, as part of its quarterly patch update, Oracle released fixes for 237 flaws across its products, including its first batch of Spectre and Meltdown fixes. Read More

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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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