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Amazon's Echo Spot is a cuter version of the Echo Show

Amazon's Echo Spot is a cuter version of the Echo Show

The report states that the company had previously slated mid-2018 as the launch date for the smart speaker but rescheduled it for 2017 due to the mounting pressure from Amazon Echo Show . The new smart speaker will have the standard Google package on board, including YouTube , Google Assistant, the ability to control smart home devices, and support for video calls. Read More

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Jones Act Waived for Disaster Relief in Puerto Rico

Jones Act Waived for Disaster Relief in Puerto Rico

The Jones Act is a century-old law that requires all goods shipped between US ports be carried on USA owned-and-operated ships and has been central to the criticism around the pace of the response to the crisis in Puerto Rico . Reports of isolated us citizens struggling in the heat without electricity and running low on food and water have now spurred the Pentagon to throw resources into the relief effort even though they haven't been specifically requested by territorial officials. Read More

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Violent crimes continue to shake USA communities

Violent crimes continue to shake USA communities

The FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting program, or UCR, defines violent crime as murder , non-negligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Even with last year's spike, however, Chicago's homicide rate is not at record-high levels. Sessions and President Donald Trump have been outspoken about their goal to cut crime in the United States . Read More

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Nintendo outlines Fire Emblem Warriors DLC

Nintendo outlines Fire Emblem Warriors DLC

Fire Emblem Warriors is set to launch this week in Japan and next month in the United States and Europe, but despite the game not even being out yet we already have full details on the game's DLC. DLC Pack #1 (Dec 2017, $8.99USD / £8.09 / €8.99): The content in this pack is inspired by Fire Emblem Fates . The final DLC will feature content taken from the 3DS game Fire Emblem Awakening . Read More

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Super Mario Run Update to Add New Character, Mode, and World

Super Mario Run Update to Add New Character, Mode, and World

Nintendo is hoping to change that next week, however, with a major update to Super Mario Run , as well as a steep price cut... Daisy will be Super Mario Run's seventh playable character, not counting the Yoshi color variations. When they do so, the character will wear headphones to signify the music. On that day up to October 12, Nintendo will celebrate its release with a 50 percent discount on the price of the game. Read More

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Apple sparks threefold increase in wireless headphones

Apple sparks threefold increase in wireless headphones

In case you forgot, or never got the memo in the first place, IKEA has been selling a wide range of its consistently affordable furniture with built-in wireless charging for a good couple of years now . Xiaomi has joined the Wireless Power Consortium, the organization behind Qi wireless charging standard, standing alongside biggies like Apple, Samsung, LG and others. Read More

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SEC victim of hacking, filing system breached

SEC victim of hacking, filing system breached

A major computer hack at America's top stock market regulator is the latest sign that data stored in the highest reaches of USA government remains vulnerable to cyber attacks, despite efforts across multiple presidencies to limit high-profile breaches that are so frequent many consider them routine. Read More

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Here are Some Things You Need to Know About iOS 11

Here are Some Things You Need to Know About iOS 11

You can override that if you're in the passenger's seat - or travelling by plane or train, both of which can make the phone think you're driving. There's nothing worse than trying to remember passwords. But two of the most awaited iOS 11 features didn't make the cut and fall into the "coming soon", arena. iPad users will also get greatly-improved multi-tasking, with users now able to drop-and-drop text, images, and files , between apps. Read More

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Infinix debuts on Flipkart's Big Billion Day Sale

Infinix debuts on Flipkart's Big Billion Day Sale

This premium device comes with a 4.7 Retina 3D Touch display, a stunning 12-Megapixel rear camera and a decent 7MP front camera, 1960 mAh battery, 2GB RAM, 32GB memory. The iPhone 5S and iPhone SE are the most budget-friendly of the lot, vending at Rs 16499 and Rs 24999, respectively. If the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are out of your budget, you might want to consider the Apple iPhone 7 . Read More

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State's two-year budget nearly finalized after Senate vote

State's two-year budget nearly finalized after Senate vote

Democrats are beginning their attack on the budget focusing on a proposal to eliminate the prevailing wage, a move opposed by construction unions. The Senate doesn't plan to make any changes to the budget, either, Kapenga said . The Assembly passed the budget 57-39 Wednesday evening after 11 hours of debate. The state Assembly is planning a final vote Thursday on the bill that would make $2.85 billion available to Foxconn in cash payments if it invests $10 billion and hires 13,000 ... Read More

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Google's Next Pixel Smartphone Is Launching On October 4

Stay tuned for more details. Affected Nexus 6P users can avail this free replacement offer by heading over to the Google Product Support website or by launching the support menu on your phone. Would you wait for the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL or are you going to settle for a different smartphone? That's a concerning omission because rumors leading up to the October 4 unveiling suggest the Pixel 2 won't come with the beloved port. Read More

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Apple's iTunes removes iOS App Store from desktop version

Apple's iTunes removes iOS App Store from desktop version

The new iTunes update also comes with new features like adding support for syncing iOS 11 devices along with focusing on music, movies, audio books and podcasts . And the new App Store makes it easy to get, update, and redownload apps - all without a Mac or PC. On the Mac, users will have to open the App Store from the Applications folder or from the App Dock. Read More

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Nintendo's mini-console is coming back

Nintendo's mini-console is coming back

Specifics about the re-release aren't yet known, but overseas Nintendo said it is planning new shipments for the northern hemisphere summer. As of now, no specific dates of availability have been announced by the company yet. This includes familiar titles like "Super Mario", " Donkey Kong ", "Metroid", "Mega Man", "Pac-Man", and " The Legend of Zelda ". In the meantime, this is the Super Nintendo that will be of the feast at the end of the year 2018, with the launch at the end of ... Read More

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Tag: apple watch series 3

Tag: apple watch series 3

The watches are priced from US$329 in the US. Which makes sense, since it's still a young market. In announcing the new device, Apple's Tim Cook proclaimed that the company is now the world's largest watchmaker, having recently surpassed Rolex, a figure that The Verge said is likely based on revenues. Read More

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Former Newcastle Star Slams Klopp for Starting Klavan Against Man City

Former Newcastle Star Slams Klopp for Starting Klavan Against Man City

The Reds had disastrous game on Saturday as they lost 5-0 to a rampant Manchester City side, with Sadio Mane getting sent off after a collision with former Benfica goalkeeper Ederson . I will have the situation all the time now over the next three or four weeks. Though Mane's suspension does not affect his participation in the Champions League as his ban will only affect domestic matches - missing two Leicester clashes and a Burnley tie - Coutinho provides much-needed depth in ... Read More

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Facebook Inc (FB) "Stories" Are Completely Failing To Catch On

Looking at the US population as a whole, Facebook outstrips all other social media sites as a source of news . A potential new feature from Instagram allows users to directly share their stories to the Facebook app. So it was only logical for the photo-sharing service to add a feature to share stories on Facebook as well. We guess this shouldn't be surprising given that the different apps are used for different reasons. Read More

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Apple Schedules Sept. 12 Media Event; New iPhones Expected

Apple Schedules Sept. 12 Media Event; New iPhones Expected

Meanwhile, we are also speculating if it does call the new handset as iPhone 10 then how will the company avoid the confusion when the product reaches its 10th generation. However a new report from Dutch website iCulture (via The Next Web ) is suggesting otherwise. So to sum things up, the iPhone 7S might be iPhone 8, iPhone 7s Plus might be iPhone 8 Plus, and the premium iPhone 8 might be iPhone X or iPhone Edition. Read More

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A first look at Samsung's three new wearables

A first look at Samsung's three new wearables

The Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro is the newest fitness band that improves on the original Gear Fit2, a wearable I actually found to be one of the better options, especially at its reasonable price. However, if those last two features really excited you, you are probably so invested in the Samsung ecosystem, you were already considering buying a Gear Sport anyways. Read More

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