• Nokia 9 & Nokia 8 (2018) Arriving January

    Nokia 9 & Nokia 8 (2018) Arriving January

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    The Nokia 9 smartphone has been in the news for quite some time now, while this is the first time we're hearing about the Nokia 8 (2018). This new leak indicates Nokia 9 will be another mid-range flagship and not premium flagship smartphone competing against the likes of Galaxy Note 8 and Apple iPhone X .
  • Overwatch Introduces a Whole New Currency Just for League Skins

    Overwatch Introduces a Whole New Currency Just for League Skins

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    The moment Blizzard announced team-specific Overwatch skins as part of its effort to make the game more watchable , it was pretty much inevitable that they'd become available to the game's skin-starved general populace as well. However, unlike the game's existing line-up of skins and cosmetics which can be found in loot boxes, the Overwatch League skins can be purchased with a special kind of in-game currency.
  • Ingress Prime is a remake of Niantic's first AR game

    Ingress Prime is a remake of Niantic's first AR game

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    For those who aren't familiar, Ingress is a mobile AR game that launched in 2012 and its systems are kind of the backbone of what became Pokemon GO . When previous year, CEO and founder of Niantic, John Hanke was asked about how Pokemon Go Pokestops and Gym locations were selected, he said that the players have to thank other gamers on that matter, especially Ingress .
  • Pizza party in space sounds surprising: Check out NASA scientist's Pizza Bash

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    Astronauts at the International Space Station posted pictures and a video over the weekend of their small, made-from-scratch pizza pies. NASA's Randy Bresnik also tweeted about the surprise treat: "The IPDS (Intergalactic Pizza Devouring Squad) says 12 thumbs up!" The Expedition 53 crew fastened the ingredients to a table with Velcro and used scissors to cut the pizzas into slices.
  • Mega Man 11 Coming in Late 2018, Watch the Trailer

    Mega Man 11 Coming in Late 2018, Watch the Trailer

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    In the meantime, you might want to look out of your window to make sure cats and dogs aren't living together and all that apocalyptic jazz. More information on Mega Man 11 is promised next summer. Ishihara says that he feels it would be more satisfying if more than Mega Man's color changed when he used a different power. The three announcements so far combine for a grand total of 19 Mega Man games heading to the Nintendo Switch by the end of 2018.
  • Today's Google Doodle is Meant to Help Kids Learn to Code

    Today's Google Doodle is Meant to Help Kids Learn to Code

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    At Google's invitation, Fernando has written a detailed post on the history and importance of kids coding languages. The project was no easy feat, and is the result of collaboration between the Google Doodle team, the Google Blockly team , and researchers from MIT Scratch .
  • Here are our favourite photos from last night's supermoon

    Here are our favourite photos from last night's supermoon

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    This effect is called a "moon illusion" which scientists believe is the human brain comparing the moon to other objects nearby. Whether it is was the prospect of standing outside in the cold weather, cloud cover, or your awful memory that meant you missed last night's supermoon then fear not.
  • Airtel offers unlimited voice calls, national roaming at Rs 199 plan

    Airtel offers unlimited voice calls, national roaming at Rs 199 plan

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    This package is not present on the website of the company. Having said that, Airtel has yet again revised the Rs 349 and Rs 549 tariff plans, and they're now far better than any other telecom operators plans. 199. Under the Rs 199 plan, Airtel offers unlimited voice calls and 1GB data for 28 days, while the Rs 448 plan offers 1GB data per day and unlimited local, STD, and national roaming calls for 70 days.
  • Samsung Galaxy S9 May Come In These Colors

    Samsung Galaxy S9 May Come In These Colors

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    While a new color variant could be in the works for the Galaxy S9 duo, it may not be available for all carriers or regions. If you still remember, the Galaxy S8 was rumored to come in a violet/purple shade but didn't. Last year, Samsung filed a patent with the Korean Intellectual Property Office for a smartphone that can be folded in half and is expected to arrive in 2018.
  • Sony Launches Selective PSVR Trial Program

    Sony Launches Selective PSVR Trial Program

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    That program is now only open to select PlayStation Plus members in the United States. They'll send you a unit, two Move controllers, a PS Camera, a copy of Skyrim VR, and a demo disc of various VR titles so you can try the system in your home for as many hours as you want in the 14 day period.
  • WhatsApp Beta 2.17.430 Download Available with Restricted Groups Feature

    WhatsApp Beta 2.17.430 Download Available with Restricted Groups Feature

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    Reports were making rounds in October suggesting that WhatsApp group admins will be able to approve if other participants can modify the subject of the group, its icon and its description or not. The group administrators are also allowed to create restricted groups and to disable the cat features; meaning that the group members will not be able to send messages, files or media files.
  • OnePlus 5T Star Wars limited edition device launched

    OnePlus 5T Star Wars limited edition device launched

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    At the ongoing Bengaluru Comic Con festival, the " OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition" was teased. Also, the alert slider comes with the red accent, and the front of the phone comes with the standard black colour. Recently, the OnePlus 5T got a Lava Red paint job in China , but the Star Wars edition looks even better than the former. Similar to the OnePlus 5 , the company has packed an Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset with an octa-core processor clocked at up to 2.45 GHz along with ...
  • Supermoon 2017: How to watch it this weekend

    Supermoon 2017: How to watch it this weekend

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    Perigee is the point in the moon's orbit at which the moon is closest to the Earth. Rare sighting of the first and last supermoon of the year will be observed today all over the world including Pakistan. If the moon is a full moon and also if it is at perigee, it will be bigger and brighter and if the full moon is at apogee, it will be smaller and less bright than usual.
  • Voyager 1 Fires Up Thrusters After 37 Years

    Voyager 1 Fires Up Thrusters After 37 Years

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    For making a communication with Earth, the spacecraft relies on small devices called thrusters and these thrusters fire in tiny pulses, or "puffs", lasting mere milliseconds, to subtly rotate the spacecraft so that its antenna points at our planet.
  • Celgene Corporation (CELG) Short Interest Up 37.9% in November

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    The stock increased 1.30% or $1.31 during the last trading session, reaching $102.14. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 7,542,396 shares, the short-interest ratio is now 1.6 days. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.58 earnings per share. RPXC's profit will be $4.46M for 36.64 P/E if the $0.09 EPS becomes a reality.
  • Scientists uncover massive trove of fossilized pterosaur eggs in China

    Scientists uncover massive trove of fossilized pterosaur eggs in China

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    However pterosaur specialist David Unwin, of the University of Leicester, argues instead that these embryos might be mid-term, meaning not yet ready to hatch. This is likely why the investigators found the eggs in sandstone sediments. The researchers believe these pterosaurs lived in a bustling colony near a large freshwater lake.
  • SpaceX's first Falcon Heavy will carry Musk's Tesla Roadster to Mars

    SpaceX's first Falcon Heavy will carry Musk's Tesla Roadster to Mars

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    Company reps previously spoke of how hard it is to build such a large rocket powered by three Falcon 9 cores. "Payload will be my midnight cherry Tesla Roadster playing " Space Oddity ". The company pushed back Heavy's maiden flight a couple of times: it was originally gunning for a summer launch but eventually moved it to November.
  • Jak and Daxter PS2 Classics coming to the PS4 on December 6th

    Jak and Daxter PS2 Classics coming to the PS4 on December 6th

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    You'll have the option of either purchasing the games in a bundle or individually, though anyone who's played Jak and Daxter will likely go straight for the bundle. Furthermore, Naughty Dog has its plate full, having just released Uncharted: The Lost Legacy as a standalone expansion for Uncharted 4 , and now working on The Last of Us: Part 2 .