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Google readying Android app to manage storage, share files without internet


OEMs have made it a point to include custom file managers in their ROMs, but with Android 4.4 KitKat, the Documents provider gained basic file management capabilities. Nevertheless, a downloadable APK file of the Files Go app is available through APK Mirror to reveal its features. It also has a handy file send/receive feature that can be done with another nearby phone even if you don't have a data connection. Read More »

Twitter stops verifying users after Charlottesville 'Unite the Right' organizer is verified


Verifications have been "paused" until the company can resolve the "confusion". "We have paused all general verifications while we work and will report back soon". That's because Mr. Kessler is a well-known white supremacist who has used Twitter to spread his message and organize rallies like Unite the Right's march in Charlottesville, Va., where torch wielding protesters marched through the streets chanting racist rallying cries . Read More »

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Doing Great Things With DLC Starting Next Month


On December 5, players must choose a side. Starting in December and through the remainder of 2017, Star Wars Battlefront 2 players have plenty of free content and activities to look forward to. Captain Phasma and Finn will be joining the fight, and whichever faction completes the most challenges that week will receive a special reward for either Finn or Phasma. Read More »

AT&T and US Regulators at Odds Over Deal for Time Warner

The Justice Department has been reviewing the merger since early this year. Raj Shah a spokesperson for the White House said in a prepared statement that the president had not spoken about the matter with the attorney general and that no official from the White House was authorized to speak with the DOJ on the matter. Read More »

Square Enix Could Revive Old Properties for Nintendo Switch


The news was initially revealed in Nintendo's weekly email, much to the confusion of fans who weren't expecting the streaming service to be a part of this week's update. The addition of Hulu tells me that other streaming apps like Amazon Prime and Netflix coming is no longer a matter of "if it will come", but instead, "when will it come?" Hulu will be launching sometime later today. Read More »

Uber to launch flying taxis by 2020


The four-person ridesharing flights won't become a reality anytime soon but Holden said there are plans for demonstrations of the flying vehicle network in Los Angeles, in addition to previously announced cities, Dallas and Dubai, in 2020 . Read More »

Baa-rack! Sheep recognise Obama from photo


Sheep can be trained to recognise human faces from photographic portraits - and can even identify the picture of their handler without prior training. WEDNESDAY, Nov. 8, 2017 (HealthDay News ) - If you ever find yourself in the company of sheep, don't be surprised if they seem to recognize you. They were, of course, familiar with them, so when a photo of the coach replaced the photo of the celebrity, they have successfully chosen seven times out of ten. Read More »

NASA Wants Your Help To Nickname A Distant World In Kuiper Belt


So that's where you come in. The target is a tiny world that New Horizons is scheduled to pass on New Year's Day 2019. "We're excited for the public to help us pick a nickname for our target that captures the excitement of the flyby and awe and inspiration of exploring this new and record-distant body in space", Alan Stern, New Horizons' principal investigator said on the NASA website. Read More »

Call of Duty: WW2 Makes $500 Million in First Weekend


Skip forward to around the 7:30 mark and you'll see the killstreak's devastating effects in action. Call of Duty: WWII focuses on the actions of a squad from 1944 to 1945, but will also touch on events from 1940 to 1944 to help set the stage for the narrative and establish the characters. Read More »

Bezel-less iPad Pro renders envision what Apple could launch next year

Just as it did for the iPhone, getting rid of the Touch ID home button will allow Apple to trim the iPad's bottom bezel closer to the device's edge. With the recent news making the 2018 iPad Pro updates seem more and more likely, Benjamin Geskin has shared how stunning an nearly bezel-less iPad Pro could be. Read More »

Facebook wants your nude photos to fight revenge porn


The image can then be deleted, but Facebook will be able to prevent any further uploads of an image with the same digital signature. The way Facebook explains it, any attempts to upload your explicit photos will be thwarted when the hacker or your ex-paramour tries to put the same image online because Facebook will have an "image" with which to compare the nude upload. Read More »

Ubisoft Gives Away Watch Dogs for Free


Make sure to follow this link to qualify! Watch Dogs is a Grand Theft Auto inspired game that sees our character running around a Chicago and using your hacking abilities to a multitude of cool things. Ubisoft is getting suspiciously kind to us since their latest promotion is a free game for everyone. The free offer kicks off later today and will run until Monday 13 November. Read More »

Ranveer Singh : Took a lot of time to sign 'Padmavati'!


The film, starring Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh, is slated for release on December 1. "I'm s**t scared, since, I'm playing an anti-hero". Sanjay Leela Bhansali has wrapped up filming for " Padmavati " and the director feels that the struggle he faces during his films act as motivation for him, helping him make the kind of cinema he wants to make. Read More »

Video Shows Officer Punch Woman Who Slapped Him at UM Game

An armed robber on a bicycle rolled up to man who had just walked out of a Northwest Miami-Dade food market, demanded money and then shot him in the face, police said. By Sunday morning, the video had been shared on Twitter more than 2,000 times and was posted on numerous websites. According to the Sun Sentinel , the arrest affidavit indicates that Freitas struck the male cop "in the face while attempting to get away, causing the detective to strike Freitas in her face to gain compliance ... Read More »

PlayStation Trophies Can Now Earn You A Very Small Amount Of Money


Sony will now let users on the company's Playstation Network , its online service for its PlayStation game console, link to a Sony Rewards account to earn credit from trophies awarded for gaming. 1,000 Sony Rewards Points can be traded for $10 in PlayStation Store credit. Maybe you have a plethora of easy games to platinum on hand that will let you earn some quick cash. Read More »

Idea rolls out unlimited voice calling for Rs 179 with 1GB data

Airtel's new 448 plan offers 1 GB of 3G/4G data every day with a validity of up to 70 days. This is one of the longest validity packs being offered by Airtel right now and comes with enough data to last the validity. 179", said Idea in the press statement. Airtel's another tariff plan of Rs 999, which gives benefits for 90 days gives its users unlimited voice calls including outgoing roaming calls. Read More »

Your New iPhone X Is One of the Most Fragile Smartphones Ever


If hearing that the iPhone X's $279 out of warranty screen replacement, or worse, it $550 back glass replacement (yes, $550!) doesn't make you shudder at the thought of leaving your phone bare, then you should take a look at CNET who tested dropping the iPhone from different angles. Read More »

Mobile, Sprint call off merger attempt


The two companies have said they hoped to find a way of merging to make the wireless market more competitive. Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure said that even though the companies could not reach a deal, "we certainly recognize the benefits of scale through a potential combination". Read More »

New great ape species found, and is already endangered


Designation of Bornean and Sumatran orangutans as two separate species, P. pygmaeus and P. abelii, occurred in 2001, the researchers said. Orangutans are native to Indonesian forests, though their populations have been in steady decline in recent years due to rampant deforestation. Read More »

Samsung Debuts New Galaxy Note 8: What You Get


As of now, Samsung has chose to roll out the beta version of the Samsung Experience and give select customers a chance to experience it before the official roll out. Samsung told PCMag that updates will be pushed out to devices soon. "I set up speed dial and sometimes it will call but not show the contact info and sometimes it will just outright freeze on me", one user wrote on a Samsung forum . Read More »

The Apple vs Qualcomm legal war just took a dramatic new twist

Qualcomm is alleging that Apple violated a software license contract to benefit rival chipmaker Intel Corp for making broadband modems, the latest salvo in their longstanding dispute. "Apple copied an Intel engineer in the email for information". The legal proceedings between the two companies started in January , when Apple sued Qualcomm, accusing them of overcharging for use of their patented chips. Read More »

OnePlus Seemingly Confirms OnePlus 5T Name For Its Upcoming Smartphone


It cites both usage habits (almost 80 percent of OnePlus users rely on 3.5mm headphones) and its own analysis. We're now seeing a trend where more and more Android smartphones are ditching the 3.5mm headphone port. Its launch date was leaked already and we were told the device may come with a Samsung AMOLED display. OnePlus 5 was one of the best smartphones of 2017 which have shaped the future of smartphone industry. Read More »

Amazon's mobile app gets new AR shopping feature


Using the tool, customers can overlay, move, and rotate the item in a live camera view mode to see how the item will fit and look in real time. AR view offers similar functionality to the Ikea Place app, which lets you virtually place furniture in whatever space you're decorating-even a subway platform . Read More »

Here Are the Russia Facebook Ads That Tried to Dupe You


A 3D-printed Facebook like button is seen in front of the Facebook logo, in this illustration taken October 25, 2017. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg, without mentioning Russian Federation, said in the earnings report that Facebook's spending on security would affect profitability, but the impact was not evident in its numbers on Wednesday. Read More »

Intel Corporation (INTC) Upgraded to "Outperform" at BMO Capital Markets


The Company's product portfolio includes HETLIOZ, Fanapt (iloperidone), Tradipitant (VLY-686), Trichostatin A and AQW051. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link . Carlton Hofferkamp & Jenks Wealth Mngmt Ltd Company holds 0.43% or 18,590 shares. Asset has invested 1.28% of its portfolio in, Inc. S&T Natl Bank Pa owns 302,999 shares. Read More »

New Far Cry 5 Trailer Hypes Up The Extensive Co-Op Experience

Co-Op play has been available in the past three Far Cry games, though until now the co-op play has been somewhat lackluster. In Far Cry 3 , for example, the co-op mode had its own, original plot. Welcome to Hope County, Montana, land of the free and the courageous but also home to a fanatical doomsday cult known as Eden's Gate. The developer is also implementing additional features like voice-chat, ammo and health pack sharing, teleporting players together If someone wanders off, along ... Read More »

GameStop to Offer Unlimited Pre-Owned Game Rentals


They will be able to get any pre-owned game that's physically in their local GameStop store, but not the ones on GameStop's online roster. $60 is the price for a lot of new, triple-A titles, and with that, you'll be able to get six months of unlimited pre-owned "rentals" from your GameStop store. Read More »

The Last of Us Part II's new trailer is absolutely brutal


Strangely though, there's not a hint of Joel or Ellie in sight. The new video reveal opened up with a tied-up unidentified woman being dragged by two men. And who's the young boy who saves them both? Shortly after the fight with the humans, the three teamed up to face a swarm of Infected that suddenly appeared. Read More »

Changing domains won't give you country specific Google search results


For example, even if you are now domain, still you will get the info of the country you are now in. Google added that the country of service would no longer be indicated by the country code top-level domain name (ccTLD) such as for the United Kingdom, for Brazil and much more. Read More »