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Latest Xbox One Update is Rolling Out Now
- August 08, 2017

Directly underneath that is a Games and Apps panel - populated with your most recently used applications for quick and easy access. A major update is coming this fall to the Xbox One prior to the release of the Xbox One X in November. (more...)
Pokemon Go: Moltres Released! Pokemon Go: Moltres Released!
- August 08, 2017

I must say, this little spurt of legendaries has put some life back into the game. It's only been two weeks since legendary raids were revealed for Pokémon Go , and we're already in the home stretch for Gen 1's legendary birds. Still, we've had at least one other case to go off of. Piloswine . Piloswine is an Ice/Ground type Pokemon, which means it too will take reduced damage from Zapdos' electric attacks. (more...)
OnePlus announces limited edition OnePlus 5 Soft Gold OnePlus announces limited edition OnePlus 5 Soft Gold
- August 08, 2017

We loved the OnePlus 5 enough to give it a coveted Editors' Choice award earlier this year, and now the phone's been given a fresh new look in the form of a "soft gold" colour. OnePlus does maintain price parity across all its color variants as all 6GB RAM variants are priced at $479/£449/€499, while all 8GB RAM variants are priced at $539/£499/€559 at point. (more...)
AM2R Creator Working On Ori And The Will Of The Wisps AM2R Creator Working On Ori And The Will Of The Wisps
- August 08, 2017

His mention of it being a "special day" is in reference to the fact that his hiring was confirmed on the first anniversary of Project AM2R and the 31st anniversary of Metroid , thus boosting the momentousness of the occasion even further. (more...)
IPhone 8's facial recognition will work when device is laid flat IPhone 8's facial recognition will work when device is laid flat
- August 08, 2017

The firmware for the upcoming Apple HomePod, which was first unveiled during the 2017 World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC), includes a plenty of details and references to impending iPhone 8. The vector resembles the simple render Apple uses to represent devices within the sidebar on macOS Finder windows. Today's new reference confirms that as well. (more...)
Rapha to sell for £200m to Walmart heirs Rapha to sell for £200m to Walmart heirs
- August 08, 2017

Sources said that it would bring a provider of long-term patient capital to Rapha , an approach which helped RZC to see off competition to buy the cycling brand from the likes of Invus Group and Investindustrial, an Italian private equity firm that is a shareholder in Aston Martin. (more...)
For Honor is Getting a Free Weekend From Thursday For Honor is Getting a Free Weekend From Thursday
- August 07, 2017

Ubisoft will be holding a free weekend for For Honor , giving those yet to give the swords and shield battler a go, the chance to do so for a few days without forking over any cash. Progress from the free weekend will carry over, too, so you won't have put all those hours in for nothing. If during your free time with For Honor this weekend you discover you really enjoy the tactical combat action, then you'll have the chance to pick it up for 50% off between August 10 and August 20. (more...)
YouTube Gets In-App Messaging Feature YouTube Gets In-App Messaging Feature
- August 07, 2017

The feature was previously only available in Canada at the beginning of the year, but is now rolling out to users globally. It later expanded to parts of Latin America, the company tells us. That's the challenge with what YouTube is trying to do here: It's easy enough to just use the standard Android or iOS sharing pane to drop a video into iMessage or your chat app of choice, but it's beneficial for YouTube to keep the conversation going on its own platform. (more...)
Kylie Jenner shares struggle with fame in her new show Kylie Jenner shares struggle with fame in her new show
- August 07, 2017

Feeling a bit sorry for herself, Kylie also said in the premiere episode: "I for sure didn't choose this life - but I'm not going to say I'm not keeping up this lifestyle". Again, here, while the shenanigans related to this contrived setup are at times mildly amusing ( Kylie fixates on Jordyn telling the date she has "two friends", repeatedly shouting " Who's the second friend , Jordyn?!"), it's much less intriguing than Jordyn telling the camera that it can sometimes feel like she is ... (more...)
Moto X4 leaked image shows rear dual camera setup in detail
- August 07, 2017

However, the X series has not received an update since the Moto X Style and Moto X Play in 2015 with Motorola deciding to concentrate on their new Z series of flagship smartphones. The under-the-hood specifications offer the device to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor and paired with Adreno 508 GPU. It is also expected to support AI (Artificial Intelligence)-based digital butler (most probably Google Assistant) and smart camera capabilities. (more...)
Samsung's Galaxy S8 now comes with a huge battery and rugged body Samsung's Galaxy S8 now comes with a huge battery and rugged body
- August 07, 2017

Samsung has officially announced the long rumored Galaxy S8 Active smartphone today in the U.S. It is the rugged version of the Galaxy S8 launched in the first half of this year. On the rear is a 12MP dual pixel camera on the rear with f/1.7 aperture, OIS, and dual tone LED flash. It packs a 4,000 mAh battery, which beats the 3,000 mAh inside the Galaxy S8 and the 3,500 mAh inside the Galaxy S8+. (more...)
Airtel Rs 399 plan to compete with Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan Offer Airtel Rs 399 plan to compete with Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan Offer
- August 07, 2017

The company adds that the unused data will be carried over each month till March 31, 2018, or the GBs getting over whichever is first. However, the bonus data is valid only for "online purchase", the Airtel website stated. This Airtel plan is only for the new prepaid customers and can not be combined with the other plans offered by the telco. With the advent of Reliance Jio , the tariff war also debuted in the country. (more...)
Newcastle boss Benitez frustrated by lack of transfer activity Newcastle boss Benitez frustrated by lack of transfer activity
- August 07, 2017

While this is not the first time that Benitez has attempted to publicly pressure Ashley into giving him more money for players, the owner is playing a unsafe game by not complying. 'I know he did really well. 'I chose to stay because of a lot of positive things I could see starting with the fans. "We are trying to move players out to bring players in - that is what we are trying to do", he added. (more...)
Tesla Model 3: The safest auto on the road? Tesla Model 3: The safest auto on the road?
- August 07, 2017

However, it is overmatched by the Model 3 in speed and acceleration. Which means it competes against the German powerhouses namely, Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz, in the luxury vehicle neighbourhood. With the Model S and X, Tesla opened up 1,000 "Signature reservation" spots per market for a $40,000 deposit (versus $5,000 for a regular reservation). (more...)
Kovacs Grabs Silver at IAAF World Championships Kovacs Grabs Silver at IAAF World Championships
- August 07, 2017

Walsh became the first Kiwi male to win a medal at the world champs. Building on from his strong qualification round, the New Zealander threw 22.03 metres with his final attempt, although he had already secured gold with his third put of 21.75. (more...)
Fourth and Final Android O Developer Preview now available for Download
- August 07, 2017

If you want to take this near-final version of Android O for a spin, you can still go sign up to receive the Developer Preview with the Android Beta Program . This way is much more efficient. The Easter eggs in Android have a long history dating back to the Zombie easter egg included in the Gingerbread release of Android. (more...)
WhatsApp Android Beta Update Hints Coloured Text Status WhatsApp Android Beta Update Hints Coloured Text Status
- August 07, 2017

This will allow the users to design interesting coloured text status . User will have three options to write content such as adding emojis, selecting fonts and most importantly the colour you prefer in the back ground. However, at the moment, this appears to be a server-side test so this feature might not be available to you, even if you have updated the app. On pressing the option, a coloured screen prompting to type a text. (more...)
North Korea: China urges neighbour to stop missile tests North Korea: China urges neighbour to stop missile tests
- August 07, 2017

It added that economic sanctions against the reclusive state helped the USA to achieve its goal of isolating North Korea as well as China. The long-seething disputes in the South China Sea, alarm over North Korea's missile tests and the rise of Islamic radicalism in the region amid a deadly siege by Islamic State group-linked militants in the southern Philippines are expected to grab the spotlight in the meetings of ASEAN foreign ministers and their Asian and Western counterparts in Manila ... (more...)
GM recalls almost 700000 trucks for steering defect GM recalls almost 700000 trucks for steering defect
- August 06, 2017

The largest USA automaker said the power steering in 2014 models release may fail, especially during maneuvers at low speed, the material reads. Drivers can check if their auto is one of the recalled vehicles on the NHTSA's website , according to CNN Money. (more...)
First three Dragon Quest games heading to 3DS eShop in Japan
- August 06, 2017

Plus, it was revealed the first three games in the series will be getting a re-release this month. Both Minecraft and Dragon Quest Builders are games that, in theory, I find super appealing because of the potentially near limitless gameplay. (more...)
Splatoon 2 Splatfest Is Over in Japan and the Results Are In Splatoon 2 Splatfest Is Over in Japan and the Results Are In
- August 06, 2017

From there, players go out into the battlefield, repping their desired vote, and try to win matches for their team. The question is, how does Splatoon 2 take that reality into account? As the condiment war's announcement image shows, Pearl the Inkling chose mayo and Marina the Octoling opted for ketchup. (more...)
There's a manifesto criticizing Google's diversity efforts circulating inside the company There's a manifesto criticizing Google's diversity efforts circulating inside the company
- August 06, 2017

The writer goes onto to purport that because "women generally also have a stronger interest in people rather than things, relative to men" and have more "openness directed towards feelings and aesthetics rather than ideas", they evolutionarily have "a harder time negotiating salary, asking for raises, speaking up, and leading". (more...)
Middle-Earth: Shadow of War Will Feature Microtransactions Middle-Earth: Shadow of War Will Feature Microtransactions
- August 06, 2017

To purchase these items, players can spend Mirian or Gold earned throughout the game as the player progresses. Awarded in small amounts at specific milestones. These chests also contain Boosts that will help your character level up faster. Shadow of War microtransactions: What can I get with mirian vs. gold? War Chests on the other hand will drop Orc followers of varying rarities which will allow players to help build a strong army. (more...)
British boxer Amir Khan accuses wife of affair with Anthony Joshua British boxer Amir Khan accuses wife of affair with Anthony Joshua
- August 06, 2017

Responding to the allegations in a series of tweets, which she has since deleted, Faryal said, "Accusing other boxers just because your boxing career is finished". I've always defending (sic) a cheat, always stuck around for him, always had his back. Sources told MailOnline that Faryal called her husband in Dubai pleading to stay together for the sake of their daughter, two-year-old Lamaisah. (more...)
Man chuckles as he shoots, kills struggling hammerhead shark Man chuckles as he shoots, kills struggling hammerhead shark
- August 06, 2017

This case is being investigated by the state agency, the station reported. "He didn't even have the knowledge, or the courtesy, or the empathy to put the bullet in the shark's head", he said. The video was posted on social media recently and widely shared. A third video from earlier this year showed a hammerhead shark drowned with beer, according to the Sun Sentinel . (more...)