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Mikel, Balogun, and Aremu land in Uyo as Eagles troop in Mikel, Balogun, and Aremu land in Uyo as Eagles troop in
- October 03, 2017

Other players expected on Monday are Victor Moses, William Troost Ekong, and Elderson Echiejile. Nine players led by skipper John Mikel Obi joined Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, on the flight from Abuja to Uyo to meet the six early birds that included Hapoel Beer Sheva duo of Anthony Nwakaeme and John Ogu. (more...)
Investors Catching Stocks BlackBerry Limited (BBRY) Investors Catching Stocks BlackBerry Limited (BBRY)
- October 03, 2017

After a recent check, it is observed that the insiders for the firm now own 11.20% shares. The rating has been revealed to investors in a research report on Friday, 29 September. If you are accessing this story on another site, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States & global copyright and trademark laws. (more...)
Gran Turismo Sport Limited Time demo launches October 9 Gran Turismo Sport Limited Time demo launches October 9
- October 03, 2017

This will be a four-day demo available October 9-12, 2017. The demo will be then open for play on October 9th at 12AM PT. Non PlayStation Plus members can download the demo on October 9th at around 6PM PT. At the start of the demo, drivers will have the option to experience a taste of Sport, Campaign, or Arcade mode . PlayStation 4 gamers will finally get a chance to go hands-on with Gran Turismo Sport next week. (more...)
Taylor Swift's Alleged New Song Was Leaked in This Commercial Taylor Swift's Alleged New Song Was Leaked in This Commercial
- October 03, 2017

And in typical Taylor fashion, we'll likely have no clue when it's coming. But! In the days leading up to the announcement of her new album, Reputation , she had fans perplexed at why she wiped her social media accounts clean, and then uploaded a series of cryptic videos . (more...)
Tipster reveals specs of HTC U11 Life featuring Android One Tipster reveals specs of HTC U11 Life featuring Android One
- October 03, 2017

Android One is the name give to Google's initiative to have pure Android on mobiles made by other manufacturers, which normally sport some form of additional skin, apps or user interface on top of the base Android operating system. The HTC U11 Life will be released with Android Oreo out of the box, which is a very nice thing. It will come with a 5.2 inch Full HD display and a 2600 mAh Battery. (more...)
First US crude oil shipment arrives in India's Paradip port First US crude oil shipment arrives in India's Paradip port
- October 03, 2017

The ship carrying 2 million barrels of crude oil that left the US Gulf Coast on August 19 reached the Paradip port in Odisha. The consignment, ordered by Indian Oil Corp ( IOC ), will process the crude at IOC's East-Coast base refineries, located at Paradip, Haldia, Barauni and Bongaigaon. (more...)
Instagram's new Polls feature will require more active participation Instagram's new Polls feature will require more active participation
- October 03, 2017

Instagram's willingness to launch not only Snapchat's features but those built by smaller startups shows how it's putting the user experience above its own pride or perception amongst pundits. Just make sure you check back in before the story disappears to see the poll results! The color picker is a lot like the eyedropper tool in Photoshop and other editing programs (Instagram's version also uses an eyedropper icon). (more...)
Samsung HMD Odyssey brings spatial audio to Windows Mixed Reality Samsung HMD Odyssey brings spatial audio to Windows Mixed Reality
- October 03, 2017

As part of a series of announcements at a event in San Francisco this morning, Microsoft said it is bringing in the team from AltSpaceVR , a social platform that offers events like comedy shows , yoga classes and dance parties in virtual reality. (more...)
FCC chairman approved for second term FCC chairman approved for second term
- October 03, 2017

His term was set to expire this year. If you were hoping that the Senate would have second thoughts about FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's tenure given widespread objections to his policies, you're about to be disappointed. Critics chided the rule, stating that it would diminish the freedom of the internet. The proposed rollback prompted protests online and offline from net neutrality advocates, including Facebook, Google, Netflix and Amazon. (more...)
Las Vegas mass murderer's Australian partner 'a lovely woman', says step-daughter Las Vegas mass murderer's Australian partner 'a lovely woman', says step-daughter
- October 03, 2017

Based on immigration records, she had flown from Manila on September 22 for a 4-day trip to Hong Kong via Cebu Pacific flight 5J 108. She is now believed to be in Japan but it is expected she will be taken in for questioning by authorities once she arrives back in the United States. (more...)
Game gifting on Xbox has turned up on the Insider Program Game gifting on Xbox has turned up on the Insider Program
- October 03, 2017

WindowsCentral also reports that this feature is available on the Windows 10 store for a select few titles, particularly games that are part of the Xbox Play Anywhere program like Cuphead and Halo Wars 2. Microsoft has begun rolling out a digital gifting service to Xbox One Insider members. Following the steps, you'll be given the option to send a game by email address or Xbox Live Gamertag and attach a personalized name/message. (more...)
New WhatsApp emojis look a lot like Apple's New WhatsApp emojis look a lot like Apple's
- October 03, 2017

The new icons, visible for the first time in a beta version of its Android app, are almost identical to those created by Apple , which WhatsApp had previously used not only in its iOS app, but also in its Android and Windows versions. Interested in having a look at these new emoji up close? Only a few small differences give away the update: for instance, the water pistol has turned orange, the ghost emoji no longer has lopsided eyes, and the frying egg is now double-yolked. (more...)
Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio smashes Nurburgring lap record for fastest production SUV Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio smashes Nurburgring lap record for fastest production SUV
- October 03, 2017

The edited Alfa Romeo video also suggests that the Stelvio "teleported", according to the website, four seconds down the road to the bridge at Quiddelbach just 58 seconds in. The Quadrifoglio version of the Alfa Romeo Stelvio is powered by a 2.9 litre V6 Twin Turbo that produces 510 horsepower, you can find out more details about it over at Alfa Romeo at the link below. (more...)
Nougat is now installed on 18% devices, Oreo makes its first appearance Nougat is now installed on 18% devices, Oreo makes its first appearance
- October 03, 2017

This means devices running older versions are not included, nor are devices that don't have Google Play installed (such as many Android phones and tablets in China, Amazon's Fire line, and so on). For several months now Android Marshmallow has been the leading name in terms of the Android market distribution. As expected, the Android Nougat-based devices logging into the store are slowly rising. (more...)
Nissan Might Nismo The Leaf For The Youths Nissan Might Nismo The Leaf For The Youths
- October 03, 2017

Overall the character of the auto has been changed overtly, much like the way Civic distinguish the standard hatchback from the Type R hot hatch. "The previous Leaf's design wasn't popular, so its look couldn't contribute to sales", he said. (more...)
Marcus Rashford believes England can win the World Cup in Russian Federation Marcus Rashford believes England can win the World Cup in Russian Federation
- October 03, 2017

I know Jesus, Mauricio's assistant, is in charge of that area of their training, and we noticed a definite difference that allowed them to play the pressing game they want to play. "Yes, I've had the armband and it was a very proud moment", said the Spurs vice-captain. "We've had a few learning curves in this qualifying campaign - it hasn't been plain sailing, as it probably was in previous years - and as a team we've come through them and we're getting stronger and stronger, on and off ... (more...)
OnePlus to skip OnePlus 5T, unveil OnePlus 6 in early 2018 OnePlus to skip OnePlus 5T, unveil OnePlus 6 in early 2018
- October 03, 2017

However, it looks like instead of the OnePlus 5T , the company may straight away roll out the OnePlus 6 mobile. According to a report by Android Marvel , there will be no OnePlus 5T this year. OnePlus went for an iPhone-clone design for the OnePlus 5 this year, so it'll be interesting to see what the Chinese smartphone maker does next year. (more...)
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Dev 'In Talks' With Sony About PS4 Version PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Dev 'In Talks' With Sony About PS4 Version
- October 03, 2017

The ad itself isn't necessarily the issue, though. Players expect ads in free-to-play games, but PUBG costs $30 and has so far only displayed sponsored content during a Gamescom invitational tournament, when developers included the logo of its sponsor, ESL. (more...)
Stardew Valley Switch Release Date Set For October 5 Stardew Valley Switch Release Date Set For October 5
- October 03, 2017

It'll set you back $17 AUD which seems fairly decent for the amount of hours you're likely to put into the game. However, the Switch version of the game will not launch with Stardew Valley's hotly anticipated multiplayer features. I grew up on Nintendo, after all! Next on the horizon for Stardew Valley is a multiplayer update that is slated to arrive in early 2018 . Another reason why Stardew Valley fans may want to pick up the game on the Nintendo Switch is because of the ... (more...)
Ring launches its own DIY home security system Ring launches its own DIY home security system
- October 03, 2017

The Ring Protect is created to work with existing Ring video doorbells and security cameras for a seamless home security experience. You don't need a professional to install your Protect system. Ring is going after Nest . The base Ring Protect bundle starts at $199 and includes a base station, keypad, a contact sensor (for a window or a door), a motion detector and a range extender. (more...)
Cuphead's early steam sales numbers are looking pretty healthy Cuphead's early steam sales numbers are looking pretty healthy
- October 03, 2017

Specifically, one user on Reddit reported that "any time I exit the game, I seem to lose a good chunk of progress". The long-awaited Cuphead is finally out and available for players that want to take a colorful (and brutal) romp through 1930s-inspired platforming gameplay, while recently some players have encountered a potential bug that could erase your save, if you aren't careful. (more...)
Nioh heading to PC in November, leaving PlayStation 4 exclusivity Nioh heading to PC in November, leaving PlayStation 4 exclusivity
- October 02, 2017

The PC version can be played in Action Mode , which runs at a smooth 60fps, or in Movie Mode, that expands resolution to 4K. Nioh: Complete Edition will only be up for grabs as a digital version of the game, so if you want a physical copy, you might want to hang on to the PlayStation 4 version. (more...)
Facebook tests facial recognition to unlock accounts Facebook tests facial recognition to unlock accounts
- October 02, 2017

Screenshots of the system have been posted to Twitter by The Next Web's Matt Navarra. However, facial recognition as a means of unlocking your social accounts hasn't been done before. Let us know what you think in the comments section down below. Originally seen in a tweet showing a screenshot of the feature in action, the trial of facial recognition was later confirmed by Facebook to TechCrunch . (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Prime certified in the US
- October 02, 2017

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is the next much-anticipated smartphone from the house of the Xiaomi . New leaks have claimed Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 will come with a dual-rear camera. The metal unibody design seen in most of Xiaomi's phones in 2017 is expected to be used on the Redmi Note 5 as well. Considering the prices and specifications of Redmi Note 4 , it could be speculated that the Redmi Note 5 will be launched in three of its variants which include 3GB RAM coupled with 32GB of ... (more...)
Roku Freshens Hardware Line, Updates OS to Support Antennas Roku Freshens Hardware Line, Updates OS to Support Antennas
- October 02, 2017

The remote also features gaming buttons and includes a "remote finder" feature. Like the Streaming Stick+, the Ultra is able to stream 4K Ultra HD and HDR content at 60 fps. The new versions now come with remotes with built-in microphones so you can search for content using your voice. Now it faces competition from all sides, including Google's Chromecast, Amazon's Fire, the Apple TV and the Nvidia Shield, said Paul Erickson, senior research analyst for IHS Markit. (more...)