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Super Mario Odyssey Was The Best-Selling Game of 2017 on Amazon

But it actually could hurt your chances. Before the Japanese firm launched the Nintendo Switch in March, serious questions were being asked by some of the company's place in the world - could it still be competitive at the top of the gaming hardware market? "I always look for designers who aren't super-passionate game fans".

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Pixel 2 Portrait Mode unofficially on OG Pixel, Nexus 6P, 5X

The Google Pixel 2 , and the OG Pixel before it, has been hailed as having one of if not the best smartphone cameras in the market. His previous mods have brought features such as Zero Shutter Lag (ZSL) with HDR+, 60FPS video recording at high resolutions, and the aforementioned Motion Photos and Face Retouching features.

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Apple apologizes for iPhone slowdown, announces discounted battery replacement program

In a statement posted on its website , the firm said it would reduce the price of an out-of-warranty battery replacement from $79 to $29 for anyone with an iPhone 6 or later. Conspiracy theorists charged the company was not so subtly pushing consumers to upgrade their older iPhones. It will also update iOS 11 itself to include more detailed information about your battery.

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LG just unveiled the world's largest and highest-resolution OLED display

That means that the screen has a resolution of 7680×4320 pixels, a.k.a. 8K. With twice the resolution along with 9-inches of display more in the offing, that the price of the new 8K OLED TV will be significantly on the north of the above price ball park is quite natural.

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Samsung and LG say they don't slow phones with degraded batteries

The iOS update will also be pushed out some time in late January to "give users more visibility into the health of their iPhone's battery, so they can see for themselves if its condition is affecting performance". Details will be provided soon on apple.com. "Apple's also promising to add features to iOS that provide more information about the battery health in early 2018, so that users are aware of when their batteries are no longer capable of supporting maximum phone performance", the ...

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Telegram 4.7 adds multiple accounts and quick replies on Android

Apart from adding theme support for iOS with update 4.7, Telegram has also added support for multiple accounts in the Android app, hence, Telegram users on Android need not rely on third party apps to be able to use multiple accounts of Telegram on a single device.

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Apple offers a ($29) fix for customers upset over slowed-down iPhones

On Friday, Apple again said that slowing down of the old iPhones was because of the older batteries. CNBC reports that following the recent revelation that Apple was purposefully slowing down older iPhone models through software updates , the company will be offering to replace out-of-warranty iPhone batteries for only $29, down from the normal price of $79.

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Apple apologises over slowed iPhones, will offer cheaper replacement batteries

MORE: California man files lawsuit against Apple for slowing down old iPhonesApple said in an effort to address the backlash, they would implement a series of remedies. Seoul, Samsung and LG, two of the biggest smartphone manufacturers, on Saturday claimed they do not slow down phones with old batteries - a practice which Apple admitted to using in iPhones to prevent them from unexpected shutdowns.

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Don't panic everyone but WhatsApp is DOWN and it's New Year's Eve

How are we going to text everyone saying 'Happy New Year!'??? 2017 was a year full of similar issues for WhatsApp, even the parent company Facebook stopped working for several hours in the majority of regions across the world. Downdetector.in, a website that tracks outages of internet services, reported a big spike in number of outages around midnight. As indicated by Down Detector's blackout outline application is fundamentally down for individuals in northern Europe, and in addition for a ...

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Apple starts $29 out-of-warranty battery replacements immediately

Confirming that dynamic, Apple says that "when a chemically aged battery is replaced with a new one, iPhone performance returns to normal when operated in standard conditions". Let us know down in the comments. The batteries cost $29 instead of $79 and are available worldwide by going to an Apple Store or Apple certified retailer, or mailing a phone into Apple support.

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Apple apologizes for slowing iPhones, offers discounted batteries

The company explained that in addition to the update, they now believe older models are being slowed by the aging batteries. Many customers and social media users have long speculated that the firm limits older devices to encourage users to upgrade, but the company said the feature was used to prolong the life of its products.

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Apple Offers $29 Battery Replacements Following 'Batterygate' Scandal

The controversy erupted last week after Apple acknowledged a feature to "smooth out" spikes in demand for power to prevent iPhone 6 models from shutting down due to the cold or weak batteries. On Thursday, the company issued a lengthy letter addressing the controversial practice, which is created to offset errors caused by the aging batteries inside.

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Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL)

The firm has a market cap of $2,425.28, a price-to-earnings ratio of -3.68 and a beta of 3.40. The stock decreased 1.01% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $26.47. Accern also gave news coverage about the oil and gas exploration company an impact score of 46.7263415158354 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

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Xiaomi Mi 7 to ditch fingerprint sensor for 3D facial recognition

The display will follow the newer 18:9 aspect ratio with very narrow bezels. But it is now speculated that the manufacturers will this time ditch the fingerprint scanner on the back of the Xiaomi Mi 7 handset, replacing it with the face ID recognition system.

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Nintendo Switch Passes Wii U Lifetime Sales in Japan

That's 20 percent of the lifetime sales of the Wii U. These gifts include a January 2018 calendar with Master Cycle Zero from "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild " and a new Home Menu Theme from "Breath of the Wild: A New Adventure", which will be released for the New Nintendo 3DS.

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Glitter Makeup Pulled from Shelves Amid Mesothelioma Fears

The worldwide retailer Claire's Stores Inc. said it took nine makeup products off the shelves following a report by CNN affiliate WJAR-TV that tremolite asbestos was found in the makeup. "We work closely with our vendors to ensure our products are tested and assessed in line with the relevant country regulations and guidelines", a statement from Claire's read.

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Asus Zenfone 3, 3 Deluxe and the Zenpad Gets New OS Updates

We are yet to receive an official update from the Motorola about this update. Android security: Includes the updates of Android security patches until December 1st, 2017. The update weighs 1.13GB in size and has build number OPW27.2. The Moto X4 marks the revival of Motorola's iconic X series of smartphones and comes with a metal and glass design, a near stock version of Android with Motorola's nifty gestures, dual cameras and mid-range specifications.

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Danish retailer may have leaked Red Dead Redemption 2 release date

The release date was spotted by Red Dead News on Twitter yesterday, and the subsequent reaction from the Internet caused Coolshop to quietly replace the original release date witwh a nondescript 2018 placeholder. It seems like every other week there is a new retailer listing for Red Dead Redemption 2 that has a new release date. And with fans clamoring for any tidbit of information they can gather on Rockstar's upcoming western, this is juicy gossip for late December.

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Moto G5s Plus gets a price cut, now available for Rs 14999

The G5S Plus is exclusively available on Amazon .in and Moto Hub stores at the new price. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor and includes 4GB of RAM . The storage is expandable upto 128GB via a microSD card slot. Under the hood, it has a 3000mAh battery with Turbo Charging technology. The smartphone sports an all-metal unibody design and it runs Android 7 .1.1 Nougat out-of-box.

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4 children among the dead in New York City fire

More than 160 firefighters were called to the five-storey building near Bronx Zoo and worked to extinguish the fire in freezing conditions, with water sprayed from hoses turning to ice on the street. Another local, Jamal Flicker, told the New York Post: "The smoke was insane, people screaming, 'get out!' I heard a woman yelling, 'we're trapped, help!'".

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Department of Natural Resources offers tips for disposing Christmas trees

Once the trees are collected they are sent to a chipper to be turned into mulch. "Holiday trees may also be used as a fish habitat in a private lake or fishing pond", the department said. MoDNR said many cities and towns offer tree-chipping services after the holidays. Hulbert has responded to many preventable fires sparked by Christmas trees.

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Amazon Fire TV devices no longer have access to YouTube app

Basically they are acting like kids at our expense. The latest instalment of the ongoing spat between Amazon and Google began in September when Google removed YouTube access from the Amazon Echo Show, an Alexa-enabled device with a screen for watching video.

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Google quietly stops selling Pixel C tablet

There's no new tablet to replace it so it might indicate that Google's interest in Android tablets is over and it is sticking to Chromebooks instead. "We are committed to updating and supporting it, including the recent update to Android 8.0, so customers can continue to get the best out of their device", Google was quoted as saying by CNET late Thursday.

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Face Unlock is coming to the OnePlus 5

If you recall, OnePlus introduced the Face Unlock feature in the OnePlus 5T , which was launched in November. Now, the how. OnePlus will disseminate an open beta build of Face Unlock to the OnePlus 5 . Face Unlock's appeal was broader than expected! "In the spirit of building together, we'd also like to ask our OnePlus 3 and 3T users: Do you want Face Unlock too?" Once any and all bugs and kinks have been sorted, it'll beam out Face Unlock to everyone through an official build.

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List of 2018 smartphones that'll come with Snapdragon 845 leaked online

The leak also reveals the expected announcement timelines for those phones. In April, Xiaomi Mi 7 is speculated to debut as China's first Snapdragon 845 powered smartphone. While the list is not exhaustive, it mentions the successor to every device now using Snapdragon 835 processor. Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 , the successor to Snapdragon 835, will be at the heart of all flagship smartphones launching next year.

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New Zealand vs Windies: Windies announce 14 man squad for T20I series

Catch live score and updates from New Zealand vs West Indies here. The West Indies , as the reigning Twenty20 world champions, are expected to be a more formidable opponent in this format although they are without Kieron Pollard and Sunil Narine who have pulled for personal reasons while Marlon Samuels is injured.

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Snapchat Creating Method to Embed Stories on Other Platforms

After a shaky year of slow growth and missed targets, Snapchat is reportedly developing a new product to jump start user growth. This owes to many reasons including Facebook's capability of copying Snapchat's core feature offerings and launching them on more famous and widely-accessible platforms like Instagram .

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Meet American Girl's girl of the year, future astronaut Luciana Vega

Families will also have the opportunity to go on a series of weekly missions based on Luciana's stories for a chance to win several prizes in American Girl and Scholastic's Mission to Mars Sweepstakes, which includes a grand prize trip to Space Camp valued at over $2,000.

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Mehbooba Mufti brother reads 'God' as 'dog' at his oath-taking

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today inducted her younger brother, Tassaduq Mufti, and Chadoora MLA Javaid Mustafa Mir into her cabinet. Senior government functionaries including Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, first lady Usha Vohra, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta, Chairman of the Legislative Council, Haji Anayat Ali, Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Kumar Singh, ministers and senior government officials were present during the oath-taking ceremony.

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Apple loses copyright battle against Italian company Steve Jobs

The "Steve Jobs" clothing store has won Apple in court and will continue to sell its clothing under the name of the legendary "apple" founder. "Steve Jobs" now produces products like T-shirts, accessories, and denim, but in a revelation that is not the least bit surprising, the brothers told Business Insider Italia they eventually plan to use the brand to create electronics.

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Apple Apologizes for Slowing Down Old iPhones

In a statement , the organisation claimed Apple's actions violated a 2015 French law that prohibits "the practice of planned obsolescence, which is defined by the use of techniques by which the person responsible for the marketing of a product aims to deliberately reduce the duration to increase the replacement rate".

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Source code of Apple's first computer LISA to be revived

Technophiles at the time know Lisa was far from a success. Interestingly, Lisa's failure in the market is also the reason Jobs left Apple though he was right back in at Apple with his next creation, the NeXT Computer. Apple was riding high on the success of the Apple II and Jobs offered Xerox the option to buy 100,000 shares in his company at the pre-IPO price of $US10 ($13) apiece in exchange for allowing his engineers to play around with Xerox's tech for three days.

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Mark Hamill posts emotional Carrie Fisher tribute on anniversary of her death

Her daughter, Billie Lourd , also remembered the actor on Instagram , revealing that she travelled to Norway to honour her mother. On her Instagram account, Lourd shared a photo of herself in northern Norway where the northern lights can also be seen.

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QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM) EVP Donald J. Rosenberg Sells 10701 Shares

The stock decreased 0.36% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $11.84. About 177,122 shares traded. It has underperformed by 30.64% the S&P500. Services Automobile Association invested in 3.93M shares or 0.6% of the stock. Hwg Limited Partnership holds 0.01% or 460 shares in its portfolio. Regal Investment Advisors Limited Liability accumulated 5,057 shares.

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Trump says 'disappointed' China allowing oil into North Korea: tweet

US President Donald Trump has reacted to reports on China's alleged oil exports to North Korea , violating the December 22 United Nations trade restrictions introduced against the country, limiting their oil deals to four billion barrels per year.


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