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The Super Nintendo Entertainment System Classic , a mini-version of the retro console launching on September 29, sold out nearly immediately when preorders went live on August 22. Yesterday evening John Lewis also opened SNES Classic Mini pre-orders, with stock avaiable for around 23 minutes. Similarities continue as, just as in 2016, Nintendo has left a note to inquisitive hackers inside its new machine.
  • ZTE Axon M rumored to be the first truly foldable phone

    ZTE Axon M rumored to be the first truly foldable phone

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    Smartphones have so far failed in one specific area - multitasking - when trying to replace PCs and this is where ZTE's new foldable device could help usher in a new era in smartphone experience. Modularity splashed onto the screen in 2015, but aside from Motorola, it has failed to take off, while bendable displays have been talked about for years but are yet to hit the mainstream.
  • Google Home 'Max' High-End Stereo Speakers Reportedly In The Works

    Google Home 'Max' High-End Stereo Speakers Reportedly In The Works

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    Google Home users looking for a higher-end audio experience may just have their wish. Would you want a more premium, and more expensive, Google Home? 9to5Google predicts the Google Home Max will come with dual mid-range drivers and a single tweeter, whereas the current Google Home's "high excursion" speaker isn't configured to play stereo music.
  • Triton And Aston Martin Present Project Neptune, A Submersibles Vehicle Concept

    Triton And Aston Martin Present Project Neptune, A Submersibles Vehicle Concept

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    It combines Aston Martin's bespoke design with the knowledge and expertise of Triton Submarines, a company established in 2007 in Vero Beach, Florida, specialising in submersible underwater vehicles. Aston Martin Consulting provides design, engineering and manufacturing services to select industries, distilling the brand's essence into exciting new projects without compromising Aston Martin's fundamental qualities.
  • Troll your Blizzard buddies with the free Battle.net app, out now

    Troll your Blizzard buddies with the free Battle.net app, out now

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    Now it looks like Blizzard has launched a new app in the form of the Battle.net app which is basically the Battle.net launcher miniaturized into a mobile app. If no one is available, there are notifications and chat history to keep everyone updated. In addition to chatting with old friends, you can make new ones using the new app.
  • A Technical Strategy for Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)

    A Technical Strategy for Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)

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    Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $12.68 and a 200-day moving average price of $12.78. About 14.04M shares traded. Kentucky Retirement Systems has 0.05% invested in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . Wealth Architects owns 6,567 shares or 0.09% of their USA portfolio.
  • Facebook Introduces a New Way to Assist Blood Donations in India

    Facebook Introduces a New Way to Assist Blood Donations in India

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    In the next few weeks, in order to easily connect blood banks, hospitals or NGOs with donors, Facebook will introduce custom posts wherein all the necessary details can be given. Generating this post will notify donors in the area who can then contact the requestor over Facebook , Messenger or on WhatsApp . It's pretty common to find patients and their family and friends requesting donors through social media channels like Facebook .
  • Trump takes to Twitter to complain that Facebook is anti

    Trump takes to Twitter to complain that Facebook is anti

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    Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google have little choice but to rein in internet political ads in the face of growing US government pressure, a panel of advertising consultants and executives said on Monday. The companies have been invited to appear before the House intelligence committee in October and before the Senate intelligence committee on November 1.
  • Google Pixel 2 phones specs have leaked online

    Google Pixel 2 phones specs have leaked online

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    The event is set to start at 9 a.m. Other differences compared to the Pixel 2 XL include a smaller 2700mAh battery. The original Pixel phones were well received around the world. Also, xda-developers revealed that this feature can be disabled manually. You have to give it to Google – this was a great misdirect. This feature is similar to the HTC U11's Edge Sense.
  • IOS 11 Update Is Causing Huge Battery Drain Problems

    IOS 11 Update Is Causing Huge Battery Drain Problems

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    Reports said iOS 11 has been decaying battery twice the speed as compared to iOS 10 . While Wandera points out that the iOS users might be keen to test out new platform features with iOS 11, which might be causing further issues regarding the battery life, the stark difference in results clearly shows that the Cupertino-based company needs to step in and solve the issue with an update.
  • United States imposes more sanctions on North Korea

    United States imposes more sanctions on North Korea

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    White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders denied on Monday that the United States had declared war, calling the suggestion "absurd". Ratcheting up the rhetoric further, the North's top diplomat also argued yesterday that Trump's comment gives it the right to shoot down United States warplanes in global airspace.
  • Twitter Testing Doubling Character Limit Of Tweets To 280

    Twitter Testing Doubling Character Limit Of Tweets To 280

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    According to a, Aliza Rosen, a product manager for Twitter, said when she tweets in English, she quickly comes to the 140 limit. Twitter plans to extend the maximum length of a tweet from 140 to 280 characters, and has already rolled this feature out to selected users.
  • Agents of Mayhem team reportedly hit with layoffs

    Agents of Mayhem team reportedly hit with layoffs

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    Neither Volition nor Deep Silver have commented on the layoffs. Parent company Deep Silver, according to the sources Kotaku spoke to, were "unhappy" with the sales that came from the game's release, though it wasn't confirmed that it's the direct reason for the layoffs.
  • Greene Named Semifinalist for William V. Campbell Trophy

    Greene Named Semifinalist for William V. Campbell Trophy

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    Named in honor of the late Bill Campbell , former chairman of Intuit , former player and head coach at Columbia University and the 2004 recipient of the NFF's Gold Medal, the Campbell Trophy® increases the amount of the recipient's grant by $7,000 for a total postgraduate scholarship of $25,000, which is endowed by HealthSouth.
  • Apple promises a fix for the iPhone 8's crackling sound problem

    Apple promises a fix for the iPhone 8's crackling sound problem

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    The Verge said the issue is affecting users across different carriers in a number of countries. "Our team is at work on a fix, which will be included in an upcoming software release", the spokesperson said. Yesterday, supply chain sources became anxious about the low yield of the iPhone X's structured light emitter used in its Face ID recognition set at the front of the handset.
  • The SNES Classic Edition review - Super Nostalgia

    The SNES Classic Edition review - Super Nostalgia

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    The reset button does not reboot the SNES Classic , though; it opens up the menu. Of course one of the selling points of the platform is the first official release of Star Fox 2 (which we will be reviewing as well.) Star Fox 2 was almost finished but at the last second was cancelled due to Nintendo wanting to focus 3D efforts on the N64 and the SNES phasing out.
  • Netflix customers' bank information targeted by email scam

    Netflix customers' bank information targeted by email scam

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    All you have to do is click the link, submit your personal information to fix the problem. The scam, first reported by WGN , informs recipients that their accounts have been disabled. The fraudulent emails may seem convincing due to the presence of the actual Netflix logo in the message, but its signature by "Aleksandar" gives the racket away, according to Mashable .
  • JK: BSF jawan shot dead by militants in Bandipora region

    JK: BSF jawan shot dead by militants in Bandipora region

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    The 31-year-old died on the spot. "BSF jawan attained martyrdom and the wounded family members shifted to hospital", said police spokesperson Manoj Pandita. Security forces have cordoned off the entire area and searches have been launched to nab the attackers. The brutal murder comes after the killing of Lt Umar fayaz in South Kashmir, earlier this year.
  • Sony will finally change its phone design

    Sony will finally change its phone design

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    Sony's phones have looked mostly the same for the last four years, but it sounds like they could finally be in for a change. With Sony's competitors coming out with near bezel-less phones and 18:9 aspect ratios, their devices are still rocking very thick top and bottom bezels.