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Amazon Brings Calling and Messaging to Alexa on Tablets

Amazon Brings Calling and Messaging to Alexa on Tablets

If privacy isn't an issue, there's a feature called Drop In, which, if enabled, allows you to instantly communicate with other Alexa devices as a kind of intercom in your home. The app also supports...

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Sony is blocking PlayStation/Xbox crossplay for Fortnite, says Microsoft

Sony is blocking PlayStation/Xbox crossplay for Fortnite, says Microsoft

Microsoft has essentially been sending an open invitation to Sony for cross-play capabilities. Even though the best mobile games generally end up on a console, there's still a huge divide between wh...

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Khloe Kardashian Reveals New Details About Her

Khloe Kardashian Reveals New Details About Her "Magical" Baby Shower

Khloe and Tristan Thompson's little one will also be decked out in a Givenchy Kids leather jacket for a mere $1,450. Kim Kardashian , who recently welcomed her own baby girl, was also there, spo...

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Winter Paralympics Opening Ceremony gets underway with dazzling fireworks display

Winter Paralympics Opening Ceremony gets underway with dazzling fireworks display

Luckily the Winter Paralympics is about the start, so you can get your fix of shouting at the telly for Team GB. Cash leads a US sled hockey team that made history by winning back-to-back Paralympic...

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Luigi's Mansion Remake Announced for 3DS

Luigi's Mansion Remake Announced for 3DS

It will release later this year and will include a boss rush mode, in addition to the beloved game. Despite a number of theories suggesting Nintendo will kill the 3DS for Switch, today's Nintendo D...

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Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X Android P: What You Need to Know

Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X Android P: What You Need to Know

For a more thorough overview of what's new in Android P , head to the official Android Developers blog . Many tech enthusiasts have reached to Google regarding this, and they have officially conf...

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Google Lens arrives on every Android phone with Google Photos

Google Lens arrives on every Android phone with Google Photos

Lens should also be available on Google Assistant as it is on Pixel phones, but that implementation has not rolled out to Android users as of now. We still can't forget company CEO Sundar Pichai'...

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Walmart to offer prepared meals at its stores

Walmart to offer prepared meals at its stores

Compared to other vendors in the market, Walmart offers no subscription, which is a positive effect in itself. Decisions to expand the meal-kit business and to offer prepared meals in its stores can h...

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Suspect in CMU shooting in hospital for hyopthermia

Suspect in CMU shooting in hospital for hyopthermia

Shots have reportedly been fired on campus at a university in the U.S. state of MI and the suspect is still at large, the school said on Friday. An officer with Mount Pleasant Public Safety conf...

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Central Michigan postpones game in wake of campus shooting

Central Michigan postpones game in wake of campus shooting

A university police official confirmed the department was monitoring the situation but declined to provide details. Klaus says surveillance footage shows the young man fled on foot. A 19-year-old stud...

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Louis Oosthuizen leads as Chris Paisley impresses at WGC-Mexico

Louis Oosthuizen leads as Chris Paisley impresses at WGC-Mexico

Three players sit just one behind Oosthuizen on six-under-par - Chris Paisley of England, American Xander Schauffele and India's Shubhankar Sharma . Paisley might have expected better after his rec...

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Apple planning biggest ever iPhone, says Bloomberg

Apple planning biggest ever iPhone, says Bloomberg

Now, with Apple possibly launching the biggest ever iPhone yet, the screen size war could become more intense at a time when companies are looking to offer new functionalities in the nearly saturate...

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Vivo APEX is a concept smartphone half screen fingerprint sensor

Vivo APEX is a concept smartphone half screen fingerprint sensor

It's just a prototype, so a future design may gain a faster flip mechanism, but it's an interesting way to avoid an iPhone X-like notch. Vivo thinks this feature could allow two different people...

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Adam Burniston's Forecast | Severe storms move in later today

Adam Burniston's Forecast | Severe storms move in later today

Firefighters and Pike County officials responded before calling in members of the Clark County water-rescue team around 8:30 p.m. Schools were closed in the northern in city because of the flooding, a...

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Intel releases Spectre 2 microcode updates for Kaby Lake, Coffee Lake, Skylake

Intel releases Spectre 2 microcode updates for Kaby Lake, Coffee Lake, Skylake

But depending on how organized your particular vendor is, it shouldn't be long before your PC has a fix. Fixes for the Broadwell, Haswell and Ivy Bridge processor families are now still in beta. An ...

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Snapchat officially responds to anti-redesign petition with over 1M signatures

Snapchat officially responds to anti-redesign petition with over 1M signatures

The social media starlet recently made her return to all of her platforms following the birth of her daughter, but there's one that has not been graced with her face. She regularly posted public video...

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Metal Gear Survive Gets Suspenseful Launch Trailer to Celebrate Its Release

Metal Gear Survive Gets Suspenseful Launch Trailer to Celebrate Its Release

One reason why Metal Gear Survive has been criticized is due to its heavy use of microtransactions , with some costing as much as $50 at launch. Now, as nearly nobody reads every single line of ...

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Apple in talks to buy its cobalt directly from the mining companies

Apple in talks to buy its cobalt directly from the mining companies

And, according to the sources, that's exactly it. Cobalt is an essential ingredient in lithium-ion batteries for smartphones. The iPhone maker is one of the world's largest end users of cobalt for...

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PSVR $200 deal is coming back for a limited time

PSVR $200 deal is coming back for a limited time

It costs $299.99, down from $399.99. Another bundle going on sale is the Doom package. The PlayStation blog posted yesterday that the standalone PS VR headset price will receive a discount f...

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This one-character text message will crash your iPhone

This one-character text message will crash your iPhone

It gets worse from here as the bug will continue crashing the apps until you remove the character from the app which is hard if you can't open the app. Apple promised to address the issue with an ...

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Steam's New Year Lunar Sale updates wishlists

Steam's New Year Lunar Sale updates wishlists

Items on your wishlist will now show the platforms, tags, overall review score, and current price with discount. Along with the titles listed above, the Lunar New Year sale has a ton of games ready ...

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High-Ranking Chicago Police Commander Fatally Shot During Pursuit

High-Ranking Chicago Police Commander Fatally Shot During Pursuit

Published reports describe him as a 44-year-old man who has been arrested several times. He's also been convicted of possessing a firearm with a defaced serial number. He wanted perception. When y...

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IOS 12 to bring Animojis and tabs to the iPad

IOS 12 to bring Animojis and tabs to the iPad

Apple's shift is aimed at giving its engineers more time to fine-tune existing iOS capabilities, and reduce the pressure on them to deliver big , new, headline-grabbing features, according to a repo...

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Google reportedly shipped 3.9 million Pixel phones in 2017

Google reportedly shipped 3.9 million Pixel phones in 2017

This would mean that Apple shipped more iPhones per week than the number of Google Pixel and Pixel 2 smartphones for the whole of 2017. The numbers suggest that Google still has a long way to go...

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Instagram Is Testing Screenshot Alerts

Instagram Is Testing Screenshot Alerts

This is now only for some users as it's a feature in testing , and Instagram has yet to reveal an exact date for the roll out to other users. Instagram is now testing a feature that will inform u...

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