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Intel has announced 802.11ax chipsets for faster Wi-Fi

Intel has announced 802.11ax chipsets for faster Wi-Fi

You've seen us in the past show you the Wi-Fi certification awarded to a new device by the Wi-Fi Alliance . Not much has been revealed about the AX6000 Ultra Wi-Fi Router and the tri-band AX11000 Ult...

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Coachella Says No to Marijuana Despite California Legislation

Coachella Says No to Marijuana Despite California Legislation

An important distinction: the festival must abide by California's general marijuana laws and allow concertgoers to have a small amount of weed on them for "personal use", however they wouldn't be allo...

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Alexa enabled AR smartglasses will be unveiled at CES this coming week

Alexa enabled AR smartglasses will be unveiled at CES this coming week

We've built a way to answer those questions: The GearBrain - a compatibility checker designed for Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, displaying every smart device that works with either of the lea...

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Sony A8F OLED and X900F 4K HDR TVs pack X1 Extreme processor

Sony A8F OLED and X900F 4K HDR TVs pack X1 Extreme processor

Sony notes that all of its 2018 TVs will be supported by Google Home, Amazon Echo, and its own smart speaker which is powered by Google Assistant as well. If that's not enough to get you excited, ...

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Overwatch League App Now Available for Download on iOS and Android

Overwatch League App Now Available for Download on iOS and Android

Twitch will be "the worldwide third-party digital provider" for all aspects of the Overwatch League including pre-season play, regular season games, playoffs and championship matches. Here are a lis...

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Newcastle icon Beardsley takes leave of absence

Newcastle icon Beardsley takes leave of absence

The former England worldwide met Lee Charnley , Newcastle's managing director, and Steve Swinyard , the head of safeguarding, at St James' Park yesterday to discuss the accusations that have been ma...

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Sony adding Assistant to latest wireless earbuds, neckbuds, & older models via update

Sony adding Assistant to latest wireless earbuds, neckbuds, & older models via update

Sony's two latest headphones under the 1000X range offers a lot, with the priority on the active noise cancellation. Hop down to the $149.99 (around £110, AU$190) WI-SP600N and you lose the true wi...

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New Metal Gear Survive trailer shows just the right amount of jank

New Metal Gear Survive trailer shows just the right amount of jank

Imagine you're a Solid Snake-type soldier, dropped into a weird alternate world that's essentially a desert full of abandoned warehouses. Yeah, the game's earlier trailer kind of suggested we'd be d...

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Honor 7X to get a red colour variant and facial unlock function

Honor 7X to get a red colour variant and facial unlock function

Honor's much-talked about budget smartphone, Honor 7X , has got a new limited edition Red colour variant. At an event for press before CES pops off this week, Honor announced that its latest sma...

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JBL launches line of around-ear, on-ear, & in-ear headphones w

JBL launches line of around-ear, on-ear, & in-ear headphones w

Besides the upgraded Bluetooth speakers, JBL announced the launch of two Reflect in-ear sports headphones. JBL's new lineup includes the Everest 710GA , 310GA and 110GA, all of which offer slig...

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This Roku Sound Bar Is Part Smart Speaker And Part Remote Control

This Roku Sound Bar Is Part Smart Speaker And Part Remote Control

The soundbar can turn on a connected Roku TV, or that TV's remote can be used to control the soundbar even with the TV off. For now, the TCL Roku Smart Sound Bar is the only device with Roku Connect...

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Wi-Fi networks to get a major security boost

Wi-Fi networks to get a major security boost

WPA2, which has been protecting virtually all wireless devices in use today, will soon be retired after almost two decades, after the Wi-Fi alliance, an industry body made up of the likes of Microsof...

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CES 2018: ASUS Announces the ROG Spotlight

CES 2018: ASUS Announces the ROG Spotlight

The ROG Strix SKT T1 Hero Edition sounds like quite the mouthful, but it's a gaming laptop that is created to play graphics-intense multiplayer online battle arena games like League and Dota 2 . De...

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WD Unveils New Storage Solutions For Consumers

WD Unveils New Storage Solutions For Consumers

New voice-activated media streaming features via Smart Home devices. The new a low-profile 256GB SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3 .1 Flash Drive is designed for consumers that often transfer photos, videos,...

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CES 2018: Vivo unveiled first smartphone with in-display fingerprint scanner

CES 2018: Vivo unveiled first smartphone with in-display fingerprint scanner

The world's first smartphone with the under-display fingerprint reader technology is ready to debut the tech industry. Synaptics has first revealed this technology in December 2017 and the news ha...

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Asus Zenfone Max Plus makes its way to North America

Asus Zenfone Max Plus makes its way to North America

It has just started yesterday (8 January) and will end on 21 Jan 2018 with four ZenFone Max Plus smartphones in total to giveaway! In the wake of the iPhone throttling controversy , you may be pl...

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BlackBerry Mobile to unveil

BlackBerry Mobile to unveil "at least" two new phones in 2018

The handset will be available direct from BlackBerry in the United States from this Friday the 12th of January and it costs $450. In addition, BlackBerry will start selling a new Bronze Edition ...

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France Is Investigating Apple For Slowing Down Older iPhones

France Is Investigating Apple For Slowing Down Older iPhones

The association accused Apple of intentionally reducing the performance and life of iPhones through system updates, a craft scheme to encourage replacements and stimulate sales. It subsequently a...

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Sony sold 5.9 million more PS4s over the holidays

Sony sold 5.9 million more PS4s over the holidays

Within the holiday season alone, 55.9 million PS4 titles were sold both in retail stores worldwide and through digital downloads, pushing the total amount of copies sold as of December 31, 2017 to 645...

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Microsoft halts some AMD chip Meltdown patches after PCs freeze

Microsoft halts some AMD chip Meltdown patches after PCs freeze

AMD is only susceptible to Spectre not Meltdown. This particular patch targets the Meltdown and Spectre security bugs that rose to prominence last week. Users complained that some Athlon-powered mac...

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Apple Releases Security Patches for Meltdown and Spectre Attacks

Apple Releases Security Patches for Meltdown and Spectre Attacks

Last week , Alphabet Inc's Google and other security researchers disclosed two major chip flaws , one called Meltdown affecting only Intel Corp chips and one called Spectre, that left computing dev...

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Mercedes-Benz India finishes 2017 with 10% Sales Growth

Mercedes-Benz India finishes 2017 with 10% Sales Growth

Jaguar Land Rover India registered a growth of 49% in 2017. Other countries where Mercedes-Benz topped the luxury vehicle sales charts are Great Britain, France, Turkey, Switzerland, Poland, Portuga...

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HP announces an Intel version of its Envy x2 tablet

HP announces an Intel version of its Envy x2 tablet

It has a 12.3-inch diagonal touch WUXGA+ display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. If you choose this convertible you will get 16 GB of RAM and an SSD with a capacity of 512 GB. HP first i...

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Apple Releases iOS 11.2.2 To Deal With Spectre Vulnerability

He also took the opportunity to praise other tech giants, including Apple , Google and Microsoft , for acting quickly to update their products to protect people against the flaws. But some secur...

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Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9 Plus memory configurations leaked

The internal codes and model numbers of these two phones are Star 1 (SM-G960) and Star 2 (SM-G965) respectively. The note says that Samsung will sell the 512GB Galaxy S9+ model only in some markets,...

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Samsung Details its Upcoming Galaxy On7 Prime Smartphone on Amazon

Samsung Details its Upcoming Galaxy On7 Prime Smartphone on Amazon

So there is no official word on the release date and price bracket of the smartphone yet. The device will be an Amazon exclusive since the e-commerce website already has a dedicated page live. So, w...

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Hackers make first strikes at Winter Olympics over Christmas period

Hackers make first strikes at Winter Olympics over Christmas period

The full report from McAfee goes through its efforts to trace the origin of the attack across the globe, but ultimately, perhaps with a sense of humor, researchers conclude that the attack has the ha...

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Facebook allowed the use of cryptocurrencies

Facebook allowed the use of cryptocurrencies

Google, Twitter and Facebook have come under fire for allowing the spread of bogus news - some of which was directed by Russian Federation - ahead of the 2016 U.S. This may not seem like a personal ch...

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Bixby Coming to Samsung's Family Hub Fridge, 2018 Smart TVs

Bixby Coming to Samsung's Family Hub Fridge, 2018 Smart TVs

The genius kitchen appliance promises to help you plan meals using personal info on food preferences, diet restrictions, and even food expiry dates. The latest Family Hub model (which leaves us al...

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Facebook's Oculus to partner with Xiaomi to build VR headsets

Facebook's Oculus to partner with Xiaomi to build VR headsets

Launching as a hardware partner with Xiaomi means Facebook can dip a toe into China without having to deal with censorship issues, or storing user data and information. However, instead of living in...

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Nintendo Switch sales overtake Wii U in Japan

Nintendo Switch sales overtake Wii U in Japan

This is an incredible feat from Nintendo, and really just goes to show how poorly the Wii U did in its homeland. According to Famitsu sales data, lifetime sales for Nintendo Switch has officia...

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Christmas Tree Recycling Initiative

Christmas Tree Recycling Initiative

Place the tree curbside anytime today through January 19, and it will be collected on the regular trash and recycling collection day for that neighborhood. The National Christmas Tree association esti...

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Georgia Football Fan Surprises Dad With National Championship Game Tickets

Georgia Football Fan Surprises Dad With National Championship Game Tickets

Take Saban over Smart. The University of Georgia is taking on the University of Alabama on Monday, Jan. 8 at 8 p.m. "Don't try to be somebody else". The game ran so long, Bama's game against N...

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Sennheiser Introduces New Headphones

Sennheiser Introduces New Headphones

The Sennheiser CX 6.00BT earbuds will go on sale in the U.S. starting this month with a price tag of $99.95 (approximately Rs. 6,340). And aptX Low Latency compatibility means that you won't have to w...

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Monster Hunter World File Size Revealed by Japanese Box Art

Monster Hunter World File Size Revealed by Japanese Box Art

Players will be able to put their hunting skills to the test against this brute. The games have always been impressive in scope if perhaps a step behind in the visuals department from time to time. No...

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Watch This Is Us 'Little Randal' Celebrate Sterling K

Watch This Is Us 'Little Randal' Celebrate Sterling K

The two-time Emmy victor was honoured for his portrayal of a black man who was adopted as a child by a white family. I'm honored at HFPA that they took upon a character from a little network televisio...

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'Halo' TV Show Still in the Works, Says Showtime President

'Halo' TV Show Still in the Works, Says Showtime President

It's "still in very active development", he said. TV Guide reports that during the Television Critics Association winter press tour, Showtime executives revealed that the premium channel is still ...

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Google search now involves looking for bikes taken from its campus

Google search now involves looking for bikes taken from its campus

Bikes belonging to Google show up in local schoolyards and neighbours' lawns. More than seven percent of employees ride bikes to work each day. Among the solutions, the company hired a team of 30 co...

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Nigerians evacuated from Libya in 2 days

Nigerians evacuated from Libya in 2 days

The Comptroller General of the Nigerian Immigration Service Muhammadu Babandede has disclosed that a total of 16,387 Nigerians were deported from different countries in 2017. The plan is to fly 5,500 ...

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AMD's 2018 roadmap: Desktop APUs in February, second-generation Ryzen in April

AMD's 2018 roadmap: Desktop APUs in February, second-generation Ryzen in April

During the launch, it pinned April as the launch date for its second-generation of Ryzen desktop PC CPUs, which will be built to a 12nm process architecture and should slot-in to existing Ryzen-co...

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