• Caribbean islands braced for new hurricane

    Caribbean islands braced for new hurricane

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    The NHC's 10 a.m. update Monday noted the storm was located about 60 miles east of Martinique, and its eye is expected to move through the Leeward Islands Monday afternoon or evening. Puerto Rico Gov. Richard Rossello has declared a state of emergency and said operations at ports will be shut down starting Tuesday. Maria's maximum winds are now at 110 mph, after rising from 90 mph earlier Monday; they could reach 140 mph over the next 48 hours, the center said.
  • Samsung Now Allows Users to Disable Bixby Button on Galaxy S8 Handsets

    Samsung Now Allows Users to Disable Bixby Button on Galaxy S8 Handsets

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    The new setting disables that quick tap hub launching feature, though Samsung doesn't appear to have given users the ability to reconfigure it to launch different apps, a oft requested update. That's it! The Bixby button should be completely disabled now, so accidental presses shouldn't do anything. The page will also show you weather information and other notifications that you have received recently.
  • ITunes 12.7 for Mac removes iOS app store

    ITunes 12.7 for Mac removes iOS app store

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    Before version 12.7, the bloated all-in-one swiss knife that is the iTunes app has its own repository for apps, TV shows, movies, Internet radio , eBooks, ringtones and a duplicate of the iOS App Store within the app like one of those Russian nesting dolls.
  • Moto G4 Plus will get Android 8.0 Oreo update after all

    Moto G4 Plus will get Android 8.0 Oreo update after all

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    The company has put out a teaser on its Twitter account to generate the hype before the phone finally gets launched in the market. Moto X4 Android One is same as the original Moto X4 while the only difference is the Android edition. On the front and back, it has protected by the anodised aluminium frame and Corning Gorilla Glass, to shield the device from getting scratches. The smartphone has dual cameras, one a 12 megapixel with dual autofocus Pixel sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 1.4 Pixel size ...
  • This Week: Housing starts, Fed meeting, CarMax earnings

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    Shares in the financial sector climbed 0.7 percent to A$6,419.21, while consumer discretionary also rose by 0.7 percent to A$2,143.40, and the energy segment gained 0.5 percent to A$9,172.25. The American ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said Sunday that North Korea will be destroyed if it continues with reckless behavior. Political uncertainty also made a surprise appearance after sources said Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was considering calling a snap election for as ...
  • Call of Duty WWII Story Trailer Released!

    Call of Duty WWII Story Trailer Released!

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    The campaign follows United States soldier private Ronald "Red" Daniels from his first combat experience landing at Normandy throughout the campaign to reach Germany, running through major battle locations like Hürtgen Forest and the Battle of the Bulge.
  • New Steam concurrent user records broken this weekend

    New Steam concurrent user records broken this weekend

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    PUBG's peak of over 1.34 million players means it's unseated Dota 2 , which previously held the top spot with 1.29 million. On Saturday it managed to set the record for the most ever concurrent players on Steam. This of course is absolutely fantastic news for Microsoft who has recently jumped into a deal with Bluehole to become the publishers of PUBG on Xbox One when it launches into Preview in the coming months.
  • Myanmar faces 'defining moment', must stop the violence

    Myanmar faces 'defining moment', must stop the violence

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    The call from Human Rights Watch came as the UN General Assembly prepared to convene in NY, with the crisis in Myanmar one of the most pressing topics. Suu Kyi cancelled an appearance at the meeting and will instead make a televised address from Myanmar on Monday. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres told the BBC on Saturday night that Suu Kyi had the last chance to stop the offensive.
  • Samsung Galaxy J7 Comes with Android Nougat Update

    Samsung Galaxy J7 Comes with Android Nougat Update

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    Android Nougat brings in a bunch of new features including split-screen multitasking, more customisable quick settings, improved Google keyboard, enhanced notifications, and recent applications window. Since it is an OTA update, you may not get Android Nougat on your phone immediately. To recall, the Galaxy J7 2016 sports a 5.5 inch Super AMOLED display with 720p resolution.
  • Destiny 2 Servers Will Be Down Again Today for Several Hours

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    There is no word on what this server maintenance is actually looking to fix, but our best guess is that more Guided Games features are coming online. "Occasionally, Destiny may be brought offline for scheduled or emergency maintenance, or to update the game to address gameplay issues or add in-game features", Bungie explains on it's website help article.
  • Kevin Hart apologizes to wife, kids following cheating, extortion rumors

    Kevin Hart apologizes to wife, kids following cheating, extortion rumors

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    While he said there were "no excuses" and he promised to "do better", he added, "But I'm also not going to allow a person to have financial gain off of my mistakes and in this particular situation that was what was attempted". "Someone tried to set Kevin up in a failed extortion attempt". As law enforcement is involved, we cannot comment further as it could affect the investigation'.
  • Hackers hid malware in CCleaner antivirus software

    Hackers hid malware in CCleaner antivirus software

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    According to security firm Cisco Talos , hijackers effectively "bundled" malware in with a recent version of CCleaner. CCleaner has gotten compromised in a massive security breach which could affect upwards of 2.27 million users of the popular clean-up software .
  • Pre-Orders For iPhone X To Go Live On October 27th

    Pre-Orders For iPhone X To Go Live On October 27th

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    According to Apple Insider, Kuo explains that Apple will be able to break even with its demand vs. supply constraint only by the first half of 2018. iPhone X pre-orders are starting from October 27th. For those who are anxious of the device being fragile because the display is all-screen, Apple already took care of that by using the toughest glass in both front and back of the iPhone X .
  • Wenger: Why I Substituted Lacazette Against Chelsea

    Wenger: Why I Substituted Lacazette Against Chelsea

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    Daily fantasy football game Oulala.com have published figures from stats experts Opta to see how they have fared in the opening four games. This has led to the Spaniard being directly involved in a goal or an assist, on average, every 55.6 minutes.
  • Samsung finally lets you disable Bixby button

    Samsung finally lets you disable Bixby button

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    Following the update, users are able to find a new option in the " Bixby Key" section of the digital companion's settings which provides them with the option of disabling its ability to launch Bixby Home when pressing the button. It's not the best outcome (that would be an update to allow me to assign Google Assistant to the button) but it's not a bad compromise. According to Sammobile , Samsung appears to be slowly rolling this functionality out to users in the form of a Bixby ...
  • Who was Samuel Johnson? Google Doodle honours lexicographer (noun: writer of dictionaries)

    Who was Samuel Johnson? Google Doodle honours lexicographer (noun: writer of dictionaries)

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    Of course, in the 21st century Johnson's photo is all over web. As well as creating a special animated Doodle, Google has also compiled some of Johnson's best and funniest definitions. Johnson's dictionary is said to have just 42,773 entries, compared to more than 250,000 words in the English language, and was reportedly sold at a £4 10s at the time (which is said to be equivalent to £350, or Rs 30,500, today).
  • Xiaomi Mi Max 2 new variant launched at Rs 12999

    Xiaomi Mi Max 2 new variant launched at Rs 12999

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    Talking about its specifications , the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 sports a huge and gorgeous 6.4-inch full HD display with a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and a scratch resistance 2.5D Corning Gorilla 3 curved glass coating on top. For photography, Xiaomi Mi Max 2 features a 12-megapixel Sony IMX386 rear sensor with an f/2.2 aperture, 1.25-micron pixels, PDAF (Phase Detection Autofocus) support and Dual LED flashlight for excellent low-light photography.
  • OIC has no locus standi on India's internal affairs

    OIC has no locus standi on India's internal affairs

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    According to reliable sources, India gave reply to the comments on Kashmir made by Pakistan. The nation countered Pakistan's statement on behalf of the OIC, and said that Jammu and Kashmir is an "integral and inseparable" part of India. He said that attention of OIC members is needed to stop targeting of Muslims in different regions of the globe including the massacre of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and Indian state terrorism in occupied Kashmir.
  • Every Nintendo Switch Secretly Contains a Hidden Game

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    This has led to some speculation that maybe Nintendo could be getting ready to launch an NES emulator for the Switch and that they could have been testing out game compatibility and controls with Golf . that is, if you work at Nintendo. Nintendo has already said these games will be updated with added multiplayer - so the addition of motion controls to Golf does not come as a huge surprise.
  • Asus Zenfone V is official:

    Asus Zenfone V is official: "5.2" FullHD display, 23MP camera, Snapdragon 820

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    However, this is a Verizon exclusive smartphone and it isn't a rebranded or re-named version of an existing one, but it is rather a new device and comes with a model number V520KL. At the back is a 23MP Sony IMX318 sensor that has splendid features like a f/2.0 aperture, laser focus, besides EIS and OIS. For the front, there is an 8-megapixel shooter with aperture f/2.0.