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Microsoft to put new Xbox games into subscription plan

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This means that when Sea of Thieves launches on March 20 and Crackdown 3 is released later this spring, Xbox Games Pass subscribers will be able to play them immediately. Games aren't guaranteed to stay in the Xbox Game Pass library forever, which begs the question to be asked: "How long will these new releases stay in the library for before they are removed?" With more first-party games slated for the Game Pass, we can expect the game streaming service to become more popular and ... Read More »

512GB microSDXC card coming next month from UK's Integral Memory

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This microSD card is also available with a USB OTG (On-The-Go) microSDHC/XC Card Reader featuring dual USB connectors, which might help to move data and media files between microSDHC/XC memory cards and your devices in a convenient way. It's the highest-capacity micro SD card in the world right now. Maybe this new one will work out better - Integral Memory promises it will arrive in Febuary (but theres no price yet). Read More »

Man Bites Into iPhone Battery Causing it to Explode

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He chewed into an iPhone battery only to watch it explode. The man began to look closely at the battery and, to check if it was real, chose to bite down on it, triggering the explosion. In a world where people think it's a good idea to eat Tide Pods, it's a great idea to remind people that biting into iPhone batteries is not a good thing. Read More »

Amiibo-Like PlayStation Totaku Figurines Detailed

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The figures are only available at GameStop and are created by Think Geek. There is no reason to own the Totaku figures beyond actually liking the characters. The figures are not created by Sony themselves, and they definitely don't work the same way Nintendo's amiibo or Activision's Skylanders do. There isn't a United Kingdom price yet, but they're $9.99 (£7) in America, according to the GameStop website - which also lists a God Of War figure from God Of War . Read More »

Saba Qamar's 'Hindi Medium' bags Best Film at the 2018 Filmfare Awards!

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He won the Best Actor in a Supporting Role (male ) for Bareilly Ki Barfi , and also Critics' Award for Best Actor (male ) for Trapped . Konkona Sen Sharma won the Best Debut Director Award for A Death In The Gunj . Filmfare Awards are one of the most prestigious award shows in India, but renowned film critics Rajeev Masand has branded it to be "a joke". From the beginning of the 1980s up until the middle of the decade each year at the Filmfare Awards the biggest victor would ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki Swift 2018 bookings officially commences, launch at Auto Expo

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The new Swift is expected to have similar front design with minor changes to the grille and front fender elements. The Swift will have similarities with the current Dzire. On the interior is expected new layout of the dashboard, twin-pod instrument cluster, TFT MID unit, new three-spoke flat-bottom steering wheel and automatic climate control. Read More »

Did Kim Kardashian Just Reveal Her Baby Girl's Name?

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Kardashian penned a letter explaining her and Kanye chose to use a surrogate only after her doctors advised that a pregnancy would not be safe for herself or the baby. The episode focused on sister Khloe Kardashian's reveal of HER baby news instead, with the family gathering to hear her and partner Tristan Thompson confirm that they're expecting their first child together. Read More »

Google Will Again Prioritize Faster Sites in Mobile Search

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Beginning in July, it'll be factoring in page speed as one of the signals, according to the company. Although page speed is already used in rankings, it was focused on desktop searches . Google calls this the "Speed Update", which is not a terribly imaginative name if we're being honest. This is completely algorithmic. Now no tool is available that lets website owners figure out if their site will be negatively impacted by the new mobile search ranking factor, the two engineers said. Read More »

Australian Open: Kyrgios topples idol Tsonga in electric clash

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No joke, he's like my favourite actor. "People think I'm cool but I wanted him to think I was the coolest", Kyrgios said with a chuckle to Courier, who then asked Smith is he considered Kyrgios cool. A few days ago, Roger Federer spoke about the power of the microphone and how many players are too scared to be themselves and speak their minds in fear of the media and to preserve a certain image they wish to portray. Read More »

WhatsApp for iPhone Gets YouTube Integration, Comes With PiP Feature

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This acknowledgement by Xiaomi was first reported by Techook . The bug, which left the app totally unusable, flashed a message which said "This version of WhatsApp has become Obsolete on 13-Jan-2018". Previously, when a user clicked on a YouTube link on WhatsApp , the app automatically redirected the user on to the YouTube app, after exiting the WhatsApp window. Read More »

New details about the phablet Xiaomi Mi 3 Max

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A tipster on Weibo has details about the upcoming Xiaomi Mi Max 3. Xiaomi is all set to join Samsung, Sony, LG and other big tech companies at Mobile World Congress 2018 . According to the post, the phone will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 635 processor, coupled with 3GB/ 4GB LPDDR4 RAM and 64/ 128GB inbuilt storage. Read More »

French migrant policy under scrutiny as Emmanuel Macron visits Calais

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Just over a year ago, Europe's largest migrant slum, on the edge of Calais, was dismantled and some 7,000 migrants sent to centers around France. When quizzed over whether Britain would cough up more cash as part of the 2003 Le Touquet accord, Mrs May's spokesman said: "This is an agreement which has served both sides well since its inception". Read More »

Ubisoft announces dates for Assassin Creed Origins DLC's

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Assassin's Creed Origins takes place in Ancient Egypt, the most mysterious place in history, during a crucial period that will shape civilization. The season pass , costing $39.99, also includes the Horus Pack and Roman Centurion Pack , a legendary weapon, and 500 Helix credits. Read More »

Aziz Ansari responds to sexual misconduct allegations

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It transforms what ought to be a movement for women's empowerment into an emblem for female helplessness. HLN host, Ashleigh Banfield , touched on the subject during the segment of Crime and Punishment , stating that the women's claims were "reckless" and that " Grace " was describing what looked to be a "bad date". Read More »

Weather warning issued for Wrexham with snow and ice forecast

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According to weathermen, Scotland , parts of Northern Ireland and the far North of England could witness heavy rains which could turn into sleet, hail and snow. 'It is also going to be accompanied by some cold winds as well, gale-force winds at time across the south, mainly coastal sites and exposed hills. Meanwhile, Highland Council has revealed it has overspent by £500,000 on its current winter budget due to the snow and ice already experienced this winter. Read More »

Accord, Navigator, XC60 take top prize at Detroit auto show

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Honda Accord was crowned North American Car of the Year while Volvo XC60 took the top prize in the utility category and Lincoln Navigator for trucks. The Navigator, itself, closed 2017 with a 30.1-percent year-over-year increase in December sales. The General Motors luxury brand sold 14,700 Escalades previous year. Read More »

Micromax to launch first Android Oreo Go phone this month

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Micromax, in a statement today, said the " Bharat Go " smartphone "will be made available by the end of this month, making it the first smartphone in the country to be available with Oreo Go edition". All the aforementioned apps use less memory, storage space, and mobile data to function. The new Micromax Bharat Go should have these apps pre-installed. Read More »

Netflix Says There Are "Currently No Plans" For A Nintendo Switch App

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The title was initially meant to be a Sonic the Hedgehog fan project but quickly turned into something more original with little homages and nods still sprinkled throughout it. So, he believes that Nintendo should focus on creating new ways to play to keep the momentum of Switch ongoing. In order to do this Nintendo will have to continue to expand the Switch's library of games which is already off to a fairly good start. Read More »

Ford announces the Mach 1

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The company has already pledged a whopping $11 billion towards the initiative, which will go towards the development of both the Mach 1 mentioned here, an autonomous electric ride-sharing vehicle, and a few others. And although the segment accounts for less than 1% of USA annual sales, the global demand is expected to grow as governments are gradually banning gasoline and diesel engines and batteries are priced with traditional bikes. Read More »

Kia Forte gets bigger, more fuel efficient at Detroit auto show

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When Kia previewed the all-new Forte with some very Stinger-ish renderings, I thought to myself, "There's no way Kia will actually make it look like this in production". Throttle and braking feel have also been reworked to smooth out tip-in response and achieve better stopping performance. Kia estimates the 2019 Forte will deliver a 35-mpg combined fuel-economy figure, which would be a gain of 3 mpg from the 2018 EPA rating - putting it in a mileage league with compact sedan leaders, ... Read More »

Ford Ranger: Coming (Back) to America

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Analysts have said Ford might cut into F-150 sales by releasing the Ranger in the US, but Ford executives have said F-150 shoppers are typically completely different from those who'd look to buy a Ranger . There are short overhangs to further enhance performance by providing better clearance for off-roading and maneuvering around obstacles. Ranger's FX4 Off-Road Package features an innovative Terrain Management System similar to the F-150 Raptor's. Read More »

Freezing temps to return to New Jersey by lunch

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Lows Saturday night will be in the mid-to-high teens with clear skies, according to the weather service. As it does, temperatures will drop, and an icy mix of sleet and freezing rain will develop. In Virginia, skies will be partly sunny with temperatures dropping to 34 degrees by 5 p.m. Winds will be blowing 20 miles per hour with gusts as high as high as 32 miles per hour. Read More »

OnePlus 5T is now available in Lava Red (but only in India)

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It follows the launch of Star Wars Edition of OnePlus 5T , which was announced in India December. In any case, the Lava Red OnePlus 5T will only be sold in a 8GB of RAM and 128GB of ROM configuration. Connectivity options of OnePlus 5T includes- Wi-Fi 2x2 MIMO, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.0, 3.5mm audio-jack, NFC, USB 2.0, Type-C, GPS, GLONASS and BeiDou. Read More »

Detective Pikachu amiibo and game announced for North America

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There's been a lot of buzz surrounding the upcoming Detective Pikachu movie , but today we're learning that those of us in the west will soon have a video game to go along with it. It has a little raised bump that highlight's Pikachu's snout. The game also features an Easy Mode, where the title character will provide handy hints on what to do or where to go next. Read More »