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Windows 10 on ARM: Here's what you'll be missing

But changing the underlying architecture of an operating system to support a different kind of processor isn't easy, and we've always known that ARM-powered Windows PCs will have some limitations compared to x86. Ditto for games that rely on "anti-cheat" drives that aren't supported on Windows 10 on ARM. They all need recompilation specifically for Windows 10 on ARM, which is likely to happen for anything popular or paid-for. Read More »

Amazon extends Prime credit card benefits to Whole Foods purchases — GeekWire

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Card holders also get 2% back at restaurants and gas stations and 1% on all other purchases. And one way to do that is by enticing more Amazon Prime members into Whole Foods stores. It has also faced challenges. The implementation of a new inventory management system has led to bare shelves , and Whole Foods employees have detailed how Amazon is crushing team morale with its procedures. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9 rumour roundup: Everything you need to know

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The new smartphones have variable aperture mode of f/1.5 or f/2.4 that will redefine low light photography like never seen before. The third Galaxy S9 ask-me-anything (AMA) Reddit thread posted in a matter of days reveals some of the same details about the handset that we've seen in other rumors. Read More »

Apple employees can't stop banging their heads against the walls

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Though none have required hospitalization, some have been treated for minor cuts to the head. The whole building is surrounded by curved glass, and work spaces inside are also made with a lot of glass. Silicon Valley is known for moving fast and breaking things, but Apple Inc. may want its employees to slow down in order to not break themselves or the company's new $5 billion headquarters . Read More »

Moto Z2 Force To Launch in India Today

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For additional storage, the smartphone features a microSD card slot. Coming to the camera department, the Moto G6 Plus is expected to feature a dual camera setup on the rear panel with a combination of 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel cameras and also a 16-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. Read More »

Capcom Slashes Price On Monster Hunter Freedom Unite for iOS

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He added that their immediate answer to this was launching the " Monster Hunter XX " on Switch. Monster Hunter: World has broken some records by selling a pretty good number of copies to date for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One , but some people who have the Nintendo Switch are still waiting for the game to come to their favorite console. Read More »

Windows 10 gets Ultimate Performance mode

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The new scheme is touted to eliminate micro-latencies that are linked with the default power management techniques. Microsoft hasn't specifically mention how much performance gain that Ultimate Performance will offer over the existing High Performance policy, OEMs can choose to enable this scheme with shipped machines and it is currently not available for laptops as for now. Read More »

7.2-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes South of Mexico City

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But this time an emergency app on her cellphone gave her a 30-second warning before things started to shake. "What do I do?" The news has come after 370 people, including schoolchildren, died from an natural disaster in central Mexico last September. Read More »

Tinder plans to launch Bumble-style 'ladies first' feature

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The tool, which would give women users more power, is working on the same premise as rival app Bumble, that a female-led conversation is less likely to end with one of the unwanted conclusions listed above. To reinforce the notion of even matches, Tinder will continue to run with the rule of men and women needing to swipe yes on each another to begin messaging. Read More »

Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 1 Images Leaked

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It, and the Nokia 1, also appeared in a picture file list leaked in January . The Nokia 1 meanwhile will reportedly have a single rear camera while the Nokia 7 Plus is shown to have a dual rear camera setup. It is expected to have up to 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage and a Snapdragon or MediaTek chipset. As expected Nokia is going to launch Android Go powered Nokia 1 and Android One Powered Nokia 7 Plus in MWC 2018 . Read More »

Williamson: I want to keep representing New Zealand in all three formats

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Kane Williamson has hailed New Zealand's performance in what he says was close to a "must-win" game against England in the tri-nations Twenty20 worldwide series . I can't get away from the plans, I think New Zealand have planned well for this game on this pitch. Williamson along with debutant Chapman continued the run flow. Read More »

Sea of Thieves Will Have Microtransactions 3 Months After Launch

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Luckily, Rare's push from multiplayer pirate experience is set to transition into a games as a service in one of the most elegant ways we've seen, with a focus on Rare learning from the mistakes of other developers while stressing it will be keeping its ear to the ground on player feedback. Read More »

Don't even try to fix Apple's HomePod

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If you have difficulties with setting it up or want to get the most out of it, you can either access this mini user guide or watch a set of three tutorials recently rolled out by Apple. Also worth noting is that the HomePod doesn't now have the capability to support multiple speakers , but that functionality is apparently coming later this year. Read More »

Exhausted of texting? Google tests robot to chat with friends for you

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Area 120 mentioned in the announcement regarding the new feature that the project is meant to offer supportive platform for the auto Reply function within a wide range of chat apps such as Google's Allo , Hangouts , WhatsApp , Android Messages , Facebook Messenger , Twitter DMs, Slack and Skype . Read More »

Xiaomi Mi TV 4 FAQ, pros, cons, user queries and answers

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As you can see in the below comparison shots, the Redmi Note 5 takes better and sharper photos with more details, and slightly punchier colors. At first glance, the Redmi Note 5 Pro can easily be associated with 2017's superstar gadget - the iPhone X . Read More »

Gmail is about to become a lot more interactive

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The internet giant unveiled the Gmail developer preview of AMP for email, a web-like experience created to make emails more engaging and interactive. It'll look a lot like Snapchat Discover and Instagram Stories, and looks like Google got a lot of their ideas from the two platforms. For now, Google is testing AMP-powered Stories and will roll them out more significantly over time. Read More »

Justin Timberlake Surprises Super Bowl 'Selfie Kid' with Video Call

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Timberlake's phone call to DeGeneres comes days after he had to defend his performance at the Super Bowl LII . McKenna's fateful photo and the awkward moments leading up to it solidified his place in pop culture history, and while he got an wonderful photo with Justin Timberlake , he didn't really actually meet the singer. Read More »

Snowstorm expected to hit Thursday night

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Thursday Afternoon into Friday Morning.A stronger weather system will impact the state Thursday afternoon into Friday morning. The northern half of the area will see the snow first and that's where the heaviest, most organized snow bands will likely be. Read More »

Apple confirms iPhone source code leak

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Rusty Carter, VP of Product at Arxan Technologies commented below. The leak first occurred some time ago, when a portion of source code associated with the iOS bootloader was posted in a repository on GitHub . In any case, Apple will have enough time to secure things up and might issue a patch to cover any risks posed by the leak. It is also a big deal because Apple has a bug bounty program in place that pays up to $200,000 for iBoot vulnerabilities. Read More »

Apple TV app adds News section to make finding live news easier

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If you don't have the dedicated application for one of those networks installed, tvOS or iOS will prompt you to install it directly from the App Store. The News feature now only includes US-based outlets, though this may change down the line. " Developers have been able to make custom apps for Apple TV since the introduction of tvOS a few years ago, but Google did not initially take advantage of this until now ". Read More »

Snow falling across upper Midwest leaves roads treacherous

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Snow continues to fall with the heaviest snow continuing to focus south of the Interstate 69 corridor into Oakland and Wayne counties. Chicago officials say about 6 to 7 inches of snow has fallen on the city and they're gearing up for three more waves through the weekend. Read More »

Auto Expo 2018: Emflux Motors unveils e-bike prototype

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The e-Auto also sports telescopic hydraulic shocker at the front and a leaf spring shock absorber at the rear. We are making a serious commitment towards innovation and investment in the launch of a full range of products that will connect with the aspirations of our customers, he added. Read More »

Critical iPhone Boot Code Allegedly Published On Github

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The leak could allow hackers to discover iOS vulnerabilities more easily and make creating iPhone jailbreaks simpler, even in the face of Apple's tightened security measures . It's a huge deal ". The message read in part: "The "iBoot" source code is proprietary and it includes Apple's copyright notice ". Apple's latest iOS adoption numbers show that fewer than 10% of active devices are running software older than iOS 10 with 65% on iOS 11. Read More »

"Downloadable" Websites Or PWAs For Windows 10 Are Coming To Microsoft Store

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Microsoft notes that the calibration tool is in its early stage, and that it is particularly interested in any feedback on the tool as it gets it ready for a broad release. PWA capabilities will not be limited in scope compared to the Universal Windows Platform Apps found in the store today, and will have access to the full suite of WinRT APIs. Read More »

Pence Holds Out Possibility of Meeting With North Korea at Olympics

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Skeptics think North Korea is trying to use the Olympics to weaken usa -led sanctions and pressure against it and buy time to advance its weapons programs. Sitting in the same stadium as VIP guests will be Kim Yo-jong, 28-year-old sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, and Kim Yong-nam, North Korea's nominal head of state . Read More »

The First Smart Glasses That Don't Look Nerdy Or Creepy

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Intel's engineers told Bohn that they worked on locating the electronic components inside Vaunt's frame in a way that would allow the device to mimic the feel of traditional eyeglasses. The image will be bright red and look clear for any user. Intel claims that the laser is super-safe. The glasses have VCSEL and Bluetooth chipsets to communicate with your smartphone, an app processor, an accelerometer and a compass so it knows what direction you're looking. Read More »

OnePlus 5T red Valentine's Day edition is a deep LAVA

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The OnePlus 5T Lava Red variant has been launched in Europe and the U.S. As the name suggests, the OnePlus 5T Lava Red variant comes with a coat of red paint at the back. This device is the larger of two RAM and internal storage capacities with 8GB RAM and 128GB of storage. The company says that its new Lava Red color is achieved using a special multi-step finishing process. Read More »

Is Met Office expecting snow later this week in Kent?

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Western UK will be the first hit on Tuesday morning, with "showers of snow, sleet, hail and thunder" expected for several hours. Snow could fall in Sheffield this afternoon, with the Met Office warning that there is up to a 70 per cent chance of outbreaks. Read More »

IPhone X Plagued by Incoming Call Bug

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Your phone suddenly starts to ring with no rhyme or reason and you can't see if it's a phone call or your phone being haunted. A post about the issue published to Apple's support forums on December 12 has had 239 people click a button to say they have a similar problem . Read More »

HTC U12 aka HTC Imagine shown off at a tech event

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The HTC U11 + was first launched in November 2017 in "select markets" at Euro 799 (roughly Rs 60,000). Taiwanese manufacturer HTC was reportedly showcasing its upcoming flagship U12 smartphone at an industry event in Taiwan recently. Read More »