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Hungary kicks off referendum on EU-backed refugee placement

Almost 8.3 million citizens can cast ballots Sunday between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. (0400-1700 GMT). However, numbers from the National Election Office's special website for the referendum suggested that the number of voters was less than 50 percent.

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Here's Why You Should Upgrade to the Alphabet Inc Pixel Smartphones

On the other hand, the Pixel XL will run for AU$1,269 for 32GB of of internal storage and AU$1,419 for the 128GB option. Pointing out that your phone has a headphone jack hasn't been necessary for the better part of a decade when the first few Android phones launched without a standard 3.5mm jack.

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Oculus Touch motion controllers coming in December for $199

Facebook made a swoop for the Oculus Rift company back in 2014 for $2 billion - and since then the virtual reality industry has surged. The delay pushed them to the latter half of 2016; Oculus VR CEO Brendan Iribe announced the price and release date on Thursday during the company's annual " Oculus Connect " developer event.

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Oculus developing stand alone VR headset

Zuckerberg said Facebook would invest US$250 million in developing content for Oculus VR gear, on top of the US$250 million the company has already spent. Mark also shared an wonderful virtual reality demo on stage at Oculus Connect, with the focus that virtual reality puts people first. By feeling truly present, you can share unbounded spaces and experiences with the people in your life.

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Google's Assistant is fantastic if you don't like privacy or encryption

The headset is available in the US for pre-order starting October 20 at Verizon and the Google Store . And while past Google phones primarily relied on sales through Google's online Play store, the Pixel will also be sold by Verizon in the U.S.

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Google starts big advertising push around new Pixel phone

The biggest is that Verizon will control when Android updates roll out . The split between security updates and system updates means that while Google will guarantee you get your security updates, you won't get newer versions of Android except on Verizon's timeline - which basically means you won't get new versions of Android until months later, if ever.

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ASUS announces U.S. availability for ZenFone 3 and ZenWatch 3

Do you plan on picking up any of these new ASUS devices? Last but not least, rolling out alongside the ZenWatch 3 in November is the ZenPad 3s 10 . These devices include the ZenBook 3 notebook and Transformer 3 2-in-1 convertibles. Mini comes with a detachable keyboard and weighs only 1.75lbs. The ZenPad S3 10 is a 10-inch Android tablet that features the following: MediaTek 8176 Turbo 6-core S, 4GB RAM, 64GB storage, 2048 x 1536 QXGA display, Micracast support, Bluetooth, WiFi, and ...

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Not again! AT&T, Sprint will replace your Samsung Galaxy Note 7 replacement

CNET reports Sprint has the better exchange program than T-Mobile, since it generously extends the trade-in period throughout the investigation period on the Galaxy Note 7 devices that were supposed to be " safe " following the global recall of the flagship device amid reports that it is at risk of catching fire and exploding .

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Gears of War 4 Ultimate Edition Launches

Anyone who pre-ordered the "Ultimate Edition" (or buys it now) can play the game starting today, four days before those poor "Standard Edition" saps get it. Besides being among the first to experience the first main entry Gears title to be released since creators Epic Games parted ways with Microsoft for pastures new , the Ultimate Edition comes packed with other bonuses to justify its three-digit price tag.

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Google to spend a boatload of cash advertising the Pixel

But that's not exactly accurate, depending on where you buy your phone. One, you can buy the new phone from Google store, in that case Alphabet Inc (GOOG) will handle the android updates as it did in the past with Nexus line. The question is, does this concern you? Google's store knocks 4 cents off your monthly installments. If you want to buy one of them direct from Google now, you're out of luck.

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Russia faces Security Council showdown Saturday over Syria

The draft urges Russian Federation and the United States "to ensure the immediate implementation of the cessation of hostilities, starting with Aleppo, and, to that effect, to put an end to all military flights over the city". Russia, a close Syrian ally, rejects the grounding of aircraft over Aleppo and has questioned the timing of the resolution drafted by France and Spain.

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Google Releases New Smartphone Called Pixel

Stay tuned to SWR for more updates and latest news related to Google Pixel launcher . Google has confirmed that Android 7.1, the version that ships with the Pixel and Pixel XL, will indeed eventually make its way to Nexus devices and the Pixel C.

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Google Releases New Smartphone Called Pixel

Stay tuned to SWR for more updates and latest news related to Google Pixel launcher . Google has confirmed that Android 7.1, the version that ships with the Pixel and Pixel XL, will indeed eventually make its way to Nexus devices and the Pixel C.

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Samsung Washing Machines Are Reportedly Exploding, U.S. Issues Safety Advisory

There is an issue with Samsung top-load washing machines manufactured between March 2011 and April 2016, and now the South Korean company is being sued. "It sounded like a bomb went off in my ear", 32-year-old plaintiff Melissa Thaxton of Dallas, Ga., said in a statement. Samsung is now being sued by a group of those affected by the defective washing machines in a New Jersey court.

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Yahoo secretly scanned customer emails for U.S. intelligence

Google , whose Gmail is the largest email service in the world, said on Tuesday that it had not received spying requests from the government. "The mail scanning described in the article does not exist on our systems", Yahoo said in an emailed statement to reporters Wednesday.

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Kerry Says Strikes By Russia, Syria 'Beg For' A War Crimes Investigation

The measure also called for the delivery of humanitarian aid and the establishment of a mechanism to monitor the ceasefire. Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad denies the country is targeting civilians and hospitals. Ayrault heralded the meeting as a "moment of truth" for Moscow. "Weapons, ammunition, equipment and materials necessary to perform the tasks of the Russian aviation group to ensure the safety and life of its personnel will be imported into Syria free of charge", the documents says.

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Google's Smartphone Is A Worthy Competitor To Apple's iPhone

It can be pre-ordered online through the Google Store and is also available through Best Buy. It reportedly tapped into a Google representative during the event, who said the exclusive tag is only temporary and it will soon be made available to other select regions as well.

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Duolingo update uses AI-powered bots to make learning conversation easier

The language learning startup updated its app Thursday with a new feature that uses chatbots to help its users practice conversations. Go to the Bots tab in Duolingo to engage in conversation in the language you're learning with the app's artificially intelligent interlocutors, which also say out load what they type.

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'The Girl on the Train' review: Emily Blunt leads shallow story

You know where I stand though... Like the novel, though, the movie alternately shifts its perspective to both Megan and Anna, who , through no fault of the performances, are more ideas than fully formed characters. Rachel Watson ( Emily Blunt ) has self-imploded after an acrimonious divorce from her cheating husband, Tom (Justin Theroux). MF: I agree. Emily Blunt and Haley Bennett were fantastic.

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Vulgar Auteurism Reigns in Latest Trailer for Paul WS Anderson's 'Resident Evil

The panel also saw the release of a new trailer for the film, which is this time being released by Screen Gems and not Sony. That'll be coming to a close after its sixth and final installment, fittingly titled Resident Evil: The Final Chapter .

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'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' Filming On Hold After Kim's Paris Robbery

The show turned sisters Kim Kardashian , Kourtney Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian , Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner into social media superstars and tabloid headline makers. Recent reports are that Kim and Kanye are back in LA following the Paris assault, and a source to Us Weekly claims that Kim is quite shaken following the bad events.

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Philip Morris International, Inc.'s (PM) stock price of $95.64

Higher EPS estimate is noted at $1.24 while lowest EPS estimate among analysts is targeted at $1.10. The simple 20 day moving average for Philip Morris International , Inc.is -3.00% and the simple 200-day moving average is at 0.69%. Analyst had a consensus of $1.19. Insiders own 0.42 percent of the stock. Warren Averett Asset Mngmt Lc has invested 0.21% of its portfolio in Philip Morris International Inc.

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What Note 7 crisis? Samsung stock hits new high

The forecast represents a 5.5 percent increase from the company's year-ago quarter operating profit of 7.39 trillion won, but also marks a 4.2 percent sequential decrease from second-quarter operating profit of 8.14 trillion won. Samsung Electronics Co said in a statement on Thursday it was working to recover the device and to understand the cause. T-Mobile said customers can do a "remorse return" in the first 14 days to get a full refund or to buy another device.

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Sprint Letting Note 7 Owners Swap Their Devices For Any Phone

That was slightly higher than forecasts. Sales were 49 trillion won, the Suwon-based company said, compared with the 51 trillion won analysts expected. "If its mobile unit doesn't get into further trouble from here and given the strong performance of its components businesses, Samsung shares will continue its upward march".

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Pre-order Google Pixel on Flipkart from October 13

But the company seems to have compromised on most of those aspects when it comes to its new Pixel phones . Future Android system updates will still come from Google, but it will be ultimately Verizon that will push them to Pixel owners who've purchased their phones from the carrier.

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Google Home Available for Order at $129, Ships in November

It includes a Wi-Fi enabled speaker that makes use of the new Google Assistant and Google Now to make daily life easier. If you haven't subscribed to YouTube Red yet and want to pre-order Google Home , you'll get six months of YouTube Red with that pre-order, though Google will likely extend that offer to when you can just buy the device straight away.

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Oppo F1s Diwali Limited Edition officially unveiled

The smartphone comes in a a stylish creative packing studded with the glow of Diwali celebrations. Additionally, the back will also include autographs of Bollywood actors Hritik Roshan and Sonam Kapoor. It connectivity options include 4G LTE 3G, GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi, GPS/AGPS, Bluetooth, and Micro-USB. OPPO F1s Diwali customised limited edition has been specifically created to begin the celebrations of Diwali and shower your loved ones with gifts.

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Google Pixel Is Out, Dream Android Phone Not Water Resistant?

The new Pixel phone is "the first phone made by Google inside and out", said Sabrina Ellis of the Pixel product management team. The Google Pixel was the top mentioned product while the word " Pixel " was the top mentioned word in the conversation on Twitter.

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Google launches Pixel phone to take on Apple

After many years in which many people have wanted Google to have a more determined presence in the smartphone world, this is finally happening. The Pixel has a 5-inch FHD AMOLED display , and the Pixel XL has a slightly larger 5.5-inch QHD AMOLED display , but other than that they're mostly the same.

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Google's new phone isn't really a threat to Apple's iPhone - yet

Hardcore Apple and Samsung loyalists may say that the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL smartphones does not offer anything very unique but that may not be true. Google has highlighted that Pixel users also will have unlimited photo and video cloud storage , which may quell some smartphone users' fears of reaching their storage capacity.

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If you like updates, don't buy the Google Pixel phone from Verizon

Any middleman between Google and its users could result in delays. But with its 5.5-inch WQHD AMOLED display, Snapdragon 820 processor, and 6GB of RAM onboard, the phone is quite capable of handling all the processing needs of Daydream VR and when Daydream is actually ready it should be a lot of fun on this phone.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7: We could soon hear of a second recall

Samsung said it had uncovered the cause of the battery fires and that it was certain new phones wouldn't have the same flaws. The combustion of the handset having taken place on a Southwest Airlines flight bound for Baltimore from Louisville raised concerns over the safety of the replacement Note 7, which Samsung guaranteed was " safe ".

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Google launches omniscient voice-controlled Home device

Google's newly announced Pixel phones will be the first supported devices and support for other smartphones will come soon after. You can set the default music service for voice commands to be one of these third-party services if you prefer that to Google's services.

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Google Home, Google Wifi, Chromecast Ultra: Price And Release Date Details

Soon, most of the computing around us won't be in "computers" anymore (that's probably already the case for some of us), but in other devices like smartphones, wearables, smart home assistants like these, and built into our homes or offices.

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Google rolls out first ever smartphone

It makes the Pixel smartphone more alluring to photo devotees, who are looking for a cause to upgrade their existing Android device. The iPhone has changed Apple's business dramatically in the past decade. Case in point: the Verizon version of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Why? The majority of consumers purchase a smartphone in a carrier store. This is something every Nexus 6P users should annoyed about because they are being laughed at by the Axon 7 club.