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GameStop Has Suspended Its PowerPass Used Game Rental Service

GameStop Has Suspended Its PowerPass Used Game Rental Service

It's understandable for a new program to experience hiccups as it approaches its launch - that's what soft launches are for, after all. Those who already subscribed to the service will be refunded. Mooring, in an email to PCMag. All of this can be done in the six-month period that the fee has been paid for. Essentially, it turned your local GameStop into a video game library. Read More

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Apple iPhone 8: Battery Issues Blamed On YouTube!

Apple iPhone 8: Battery Issues Blamed On YouTube!

There are several officially supported Qi fast wireless chargers for the iPhones from Mophie and Belkin, but the Apple trio should be able to reach its new maximum 7.5W charging speed with any wireless charger that has the output. The tech giant is set to release its own wireless charger in 2018, although iPhone owners can use third party products now to juice up their handsets. Read More

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Trump offers to 'mediate' in sea dispute

In 2016, after noting that Hitler slaughtered millions of Jewish people during the Holocaust, Duterte said: "There are 3 million drug addicts (in the Philippines .) I'd be happy to slaughter them". Though Trump administration officials said the President would address human rights with the Philippine leader, national security adviser H.R. McMaster downplayed the importance of addressing human rights in Asia before Trump's trip. Read More

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Mobile, Sprint Call Off Merger Talks

Mobile, Sprint Call Off Merger Talks

Had T-Mobile and Sprint completed a merger, Reuters says the new company would have claimed more than 130 million subscribers. T-Mobile CEO John Legere also said there were benefits to consolidating, but added that, "we have been clear all along that a deal with anyone will have to result in superior long-term value for T-Mobile's shareholders". Read More

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Multiple wounded in shooting at Colorado Walmart

Multiple wounded in shooting at Colorado Walmart

Police spotted the vehicle and followed it, eventually stopping Ostrem in his Mitsubishi Mirage and taking him into custody. Two men were pronounced dead at the scene; a female victim was taken to an area hospital where she later died. "We've got multiple parties down, we're still trying to ascertain what their conditions are", Officer Victor Avila of the Thornton Police Department told Reuters. Read More

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Razer Phone: Razer to be the NVIDIA of mobile?

Razer Phone: Razer to be the NVIDIA of mobile?

Powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 and 8GB RAM makes sure your phone never stops in the middle of the game. It comes with Android Nougat and will receive the Android Oreo upgrade in spring 2018. The company's CEO Min-Liang Tan highlighted Razor's Ultramotion feature which synchronizes the graphics chip in the phone with the screen offering smooth gameplay at high frame rates. Read More

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Jeep Wrangler introduced, official unveil November 29

The Jeep will also provide over 200 accessories with the Wrangler . Jeep calls the folding ability "convenient", which the current Wrangler's windshield fold-down process most certainly isn't. Full production on the new Wrangler in Toledo is expected by the end of the year with vehicles on dealer lots in the first half of next year. Jeep has given up the official reveal date for the all-new 2018 Wrangler SUV and that launch will happen on November 29. Read More

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Jelly Deals: Nintendo's releasing two new Zelda products for Black Friday

Jelly Deals: Nintendo's releasing two new Zelda products for Black Friday

The last Zelda-related game that released for Nintendo 3DS was the Dynasty Warriors-esque Hyrule Warriors Legends , and The Legend of Zelda : Tri-Force Heroes before that. Perhaps there are handheld gamers that still haven't gotten into the Nintendo 3DS generation. And you will need Nintendo's newest platform if you're going to enjoy this gift; while the base game is available for Wii U as well, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Explorer's Edition is only available for Switch. Read More

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How to watch Facebook, Google, and Twitter get grilled by Congress again

How to watch Facebook, Google, and Twitter get grilled by Congress again

The 49 percent increase in total ad sales in the latest quarter, compares with a 47 per cent rise in the prior quarter and a 51 per cent jump in the first quarter. And last month, the company said it would hire 1,000 new workers to review ads for adherence to its policies. Facebook still makes the vast majority of its money with advertising - more than 98 percent of the Q3 revenue came from ads, to be precise. Read More

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Sony's Impressive Paris Games Week PlayStation 4 Showcase

Sony's Impressive Paris Games Week PlayStation 4 Showcase

This is because the company had initially planned to make a big reveal for the upcoming console later in the year but did not specify when exactly. Fans shouldn't panic since Joel and Ellie are still going to be in the game . Beneath all of that lies an infernally challenging, ever-changing game that screws you over more than it rewards you. but still has you begging for more every damn time. Read More

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YouTube TV is coming to Xbox One

YouTube TV is coming to Xbox One

Those devices will include over-the-top products like Roku and Apple TV , as well as smart TV makers like Samsung, LG, and Sony, among others. One thing that YouTube TV has been lacking that its competitors like PlayStation Vue and Hulu have is a dedicated app for your television. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy Android 8.0 Oreo Beta Start Date Rumored

Samsung Galaxy Android 8.0 Oreo Beta Start Date Rumored

Some of these devices include HMD Global's Nokia 8 , Nokia 6 , Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 , HTC's U11, U10, and U Ultra, as well as the Moto G5 , G5S, G5S Plus, G4 Plus, X4, Z, Z Play and Z Force. The company's previous beta was restricted to users in USA, U.K., Korea, and China and the company's Galaxy S7 Edge Olympic Games Limited Edition and Galaxy S7 Edge Injustice Edition were excluded from the program. Read More

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Resident Evil Revelations 1 & 2 for Switch will include retro style minigames

The second minigame, titled Ghouls n Homunculi , will have Barry Burton exploring a haunted island and defeat enemies. The first, Ghost Ship Panic , comes with Resident Evil: Revelations , and is a score attack shoot-em-up. Resident Evil Revelations and Resident Evil Revelations 2 are coming to Nintendo Switch on November 28. As you can see from the Tweet embedded above, a physical edition of the game will also be available sometime in 2018. Read More

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Nintendo Switch tiptoes toward letting users back up their data

Nintendo Switch tiptoes toward letting users back up their data

The caveat as it stands is that the feature is only available for four games: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe , ARMS , The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Splatoon 2 . On top of taking the lion's share of hardware sales, Nintendo Switch games ranked well in the software charts throughout September too. With Nintendo focusing more and more on digital services, this means users can jump into a new game the moment it goes live in the store. Read More

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Apple & GE hoping for an iPhone effect?

Apple & GE hoping for an iPhone effect?

According to a new report, Apple has now made a decision to cut iPhone 8 production orders by half. "iPhone X establishes a new value level for Apple customers that want a premium, futuristic device". Launch demand for the iPhone 8 may not have been weak, but also saw much shorter lineups at some stores. I expect the baseline iPhone 8 to get a price cut to $599 next year and the baseline iPhone 8 Plus to be cut to $699 once the 2018 iPhones are released. Read More

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Google Photos Now Recognises Your Pets

Google Photos Now Recognises Your Pets

Even though there might still be problems, the fact that pets can now be recognized via machine intelligence is proof of how far the technology has come. The app now collects them automatically. With pets now part of the app's facial recognition feature , users will begin seeing app-generated short movies starring their pets from time to time, or they can choose to make their own movies by manually selecting photos and choosing a perky soundtrack to match the short reel, Google said. Read More

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Nubia Z17miniS launched, quad cameras and Snapdragon 653 in tow

Nubia Z17miniS launched, quad cameras and Snapdragon 653 in tow

There's also a variant with 6GB of LP-DDR4X RAM and 64GB of UFS 2.1 internal storage. Talking about specs, the Nubia Z17S comes with specs including a 5.73-inch LTPS TFT display tagged with a screen resolution of 1080×2040 pixels, Snapdragon 835 processor, Nubia UI 5.1 based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat and a 12-megapixel Sony IMX362 sensor paired coupled with 23-megapixel Sony IMX318 sensor that offers up to 2x optical zoom and dual-tone LED flash. Read More

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Google Wallpapers adds three new categories and Pixel 2 wallpaper

Google Wallpapers adds three new categories and Pixel 2 wallpaper

Google Duo's video-calling feature will be integrated into the Phone, Contacts and the Messaging apps on Android system, according to a new post from Google. It scans every app before you install it. So in this case video calls are routed through a high quality video channel. "We're working with our carrier and device partners to bring this experience to more Android devices over time", wrote product manager Jan Jedrzejowicz. Read More

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Some Google Home Minis Were Recording Unsuspecting Users

Some Google Home Minis Were Recording Unsuspecting Users

According to Artem Russakovskii at Android Police , the Google Home Mini he was reviewing was randomly and near-constantly recording sounds in his home and transmitting them to Google . For example, in the United States, Google Home Mini costs $49 and ships by October 18. Then, like a twist in an episode of Black Mirror , Russakovskii discovered on his Google activity history that the Mini had been recording thousands of times per day without any direction or audible announcement. Read More

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