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Apple by underlining the data security of its users has become the beacon around which civil liberty activists and data centric tech companies such as Google are rallying. Separately, Apple is said to be engineering a way to beef up encryption for its iCloud to make it all but impossible for the company to acquiesce to demands from law enforcement officials to crack into stored data, according to a Financial Times report.
  • 'Gears of War: Ultimate Edition' PC Specs Revealed For Windows 10

    'Gears of War: Ultimate Edition' PC Specs Revealed For Windows 10

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    Additionally, the PC version of Ultimate Edition will feature a Deluxe Weapon Skin Pack and 11 bonus multiplayer characters. It looks like the game may finally be on the way as the system requirements have finally been released, including minimum specifications, recommended specifications and a 4K specification for those on the cutting edge of PC gaming.
  • Microsoft Lumia 650 Officially Launched

    Microsoft Lumia 650 Officially Launched

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    Microsoft Lumia 650 , company's latest mid-budget Windows 10 smartphone has been announced . However, with a Snapdragon 212 chipset running the device, Gizmodo says the device will lack support for features included in modern Windows phones such as Continuum .
  • Facebook turns on 'Reactions' for everyone

    Facebook turns on 'Reactions' for everyone

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    Facebook went through comments on friends' posts, as well as emoji-like stickers people were using. Over a year of research was conducted before making this change, including surveys and focus groups around which emotions people would most often want to express.
  • Microsoft Releases New Windows Insider Builds for Both PC and Mobile

    Microsoft Releases New Windows Insider Builds for Both PC and Mobile

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    We fixed the issue preventing Visual Voicemail notifications from happening. Fast user switching will now work with the picture password option, also. Known affected sites are Cortana, Bing.com, and PowerBI.com. This was included in the Friday build, but because of the bug didn't work correctly. After the installation of this new build completes, you can hit Windows Key+R to bring up the Run dialog and type: winver and hit Enter.
  • Gmail Android app lets users easily sign up for meetings

    Gmail Android app lets users easily sign up for meetings

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    The Gmail team wants to help you manage your inbox, and tools will help you do just that, which is why new features manage to find their way into the Gmail app on a regular basis. It's a small update but it will prove to be very useful for users who rely on Gmail for Android to take care of all their emailing needs. After updating your Gmail app, you'll see a new tool bar when composing an email.
  • Over 50 Xbox games and add-ons discounted this week

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    On Xbox One, Xbox Live Gold members can download Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishment ($29.99 ERP) for free during the month of March. Now, Xbox Wire has made it official by announcing the list of their Xbox Live Games that went Gold for their March edition.
  • Verizon, Nokia push 5G toward reality

    Verizon, Nokia push 5G toward reality

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    Unlike companies like Verizon that are promising "5G in 2017", Ericsson and T-Mobile are clear to temper enthusiasm, noting that they're simply developing "a 5G pre-standards based test system for lab and field trials in the United States".
  • BMW 8 Series to make a comeback in 2020

    BMW 8 Series to make a comeback in 2020

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    A new BMW 8 Series will be launched in 2020 and it could possibly look something like the BMW Gran Lusso Sport concept pictured above. An alternative layout calls for a more classic two-door coupe and cabriolet pairing. One of the concepts is said to be a four-door coupe much like the 6 Series Gran Coupe, only larger.   A new BMW 8 Series would likely serve as the brand's flagship, in terms of both technology and luxury, being the ultimate in luxury grand touring.
  • Facebook working on social interactions in VR

    Facebook working on social interactions in VR

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    Game developers and content producers have been providing more than enough VR content to keep early adopters happy, but as VR makes the shift to mainstream, the next wave of content is right on the horizon: homemade 360 degree video. Zuckerberg was speaking at a Samsung event held to launch two new smartphones and where the South Korean company also unveiled a new 360-degree still and video camera called the  Gear 360 .
  • Facebook Forms Social VR Team, Details Samsung Gear VR

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    To get there, Facebook will use dynamic streaming technology for 360-video delivering "only the pixels you're actually looking at in the highest quality, instead of delivering the entire 360 video in high resolution", he said during yesterday's Samsung press conference.
  • Cliven Bundy and sons face new felony charges in 2014 armed standoff

    Cliven Bundy and sons face new felony charges in 2014 armed standoff

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    A judge on Thursday ordered Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy returned to his home state to face charges from a famous 2014 armed standoff with federal authorities, while one of his sons accused the government of "overreaching". A federal complaint issued last week against Cliven Bundy had referenced four unnamed co-conspirators in the Nevada case. "It's important for the public to remember that there is a constitutional presumption of innocence in America", Arnold said in an email to The  ...
  • The Legend of Zelda

    The Legend of Zelda

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    It's already been two years since the development of " The Legend of Zelda " for Wii U had been announced. And don't forget about the awesome Wolf Link Amiibo figure that's included with every copy of the game. However, in an interview with IGN in mid-2015, Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime said, "In separate interviews [Shigeru] Miyamoto has reinforced that it's a 2016 game, and I also believe he's reinforced that it's a Wii U game because I know that there is that thinking ...
  • This is the G5, LG's new modular phone

    This is the G5, LG's new modular phone

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    Rumors suggest the iPhone will move to AMOLED screen tech in the future, and we can't wait for it. The LG CAM Plus, 360 VR camera and headset are all part of that system. Well, the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge are larger than the iPhones, and they're thicker too. With the amazing metal LG G5 official and a release date coming soon, here's how it compares to the LG G4 for potential buyers.
  • Huawei MateBook specs, release date: Surface Pro rival unveiled in MWC 2016

    Huawei MateBook specs, release date: Surface Pro rival unveiled in MWC 2016

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    While we haven't tested the device, we can already appreciate its appeal, considering that our biggest complaint with the Surface Pro 4 is that while it's a lovely device, it's simply too expensive. Well Huawei is offering six models with various 6th Gen Intel Core M processors inside, along with different RAM and SSD options. If you want, you can spend $1599 on a model with 8Gb RAM , 512Gb storage and a Core m7.
  • Cool and Interesting Features on the LG G5

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    Design wise we see that today's launch confirms almost every major feature change the rumor mill had predicted. It houses the battery and can be used to add extra modules on the device. The 4GB of RAM would, however, be utilized mostly by the display of the device. It has a 5.3-inch, 2560 x 1440 resolution (QHD) display at 554ppi.
  • Sony PlayStation Virtual Reality Delayed? Maybe Not

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    The Vive's key feature, apart from its wireless controllers, is its ability to map an entire room in 3D space and track the headset wearer's position within it. Pre-orders for the Vive will begin on February 29, and the units are expected to start shipping in April . Called Vive Phone Services, instead of taking off your headset and headphones, you'll be able to send and receive text messages, answer calls, and see upcoming calendar invites from within the headset itself.
  • Cliven Bundy Indicted in 2014 Standoff

    Cliven Bundy Indicted in 2014 Standoff

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    Attorney Daniel Bogden said in the statement . Nevada rancher and melon farmer Cliven Bundy racked up more than $1.1 million fees and penalties dating back to the 1990s for letting cows graze illegally on government land near his ranch outside Las Vegas.
  • With Samsung Connect Auto, your vehicle could soon run Tizen

    With Samsung Connect Auto, your vehicle could soon run Tizen

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    It provides a way to upgrade older or cheaper vehicles with the kind of connectivity found on newer, top-of-the-range vehicles. If your auto was manufactured in the '90s then it most certainly has an OBD-II under the steering wheel. It's also interesting to note that Samsung's dongle works on Tizen OS as opposed to Android. As well, the device allows drivers to easily locate their cars through the "Find My Car" app in real-time, and in the event of an accident the device can notify the ...
  • Tesla to unveil Model 3 on 31 March

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    Tesla shares have declined more than 40% in 2016. Based on its latest projections, Tesla hopes to reach an average of 1,600 to 1,800 cars per week sometime during the course of this year. Analysts expect the Model 3 version will top competitors in the electric vehicle and gasoline-powered market. However, what we will see in March is the prototype.
  • WATCH Far Cry Primal games room made from stone!

    WATCH Far Cry Primal games room made from stone!

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    However, sometimes I find myself wondering why Sony opted for a plastic shell over a slab of hand-crafted stone. Next week, Ubisoft will be transporting us back in time to the Stone Age with Far Cry Primal 4. Are you as excited for Far Cry Primal as we are? Working free-hand, accredited master carver and stone mason Nick Roberson was commissioned to intricately replicate a PS4 and controller from stone, to showcase the Stone Age era that the franchise moves to in the latest installment.
  • NASCAR drivers still clamoring for more safety improvements

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    Among those who wrecked strong race cars were Johnson, Matt Kenseth and Martin Truex Jr., who will all have to go to backup cars for the Daytona 500. Others are squarely on the bubble, their status depends on both their own performance and fluctuating circumstances.
  • Microsoft's new Wireless Display Adapter is cheaper, faster

    Microsoft's new Wireless Display Adapter is cheaper, faster

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    We were intrigued when Microsoft released its first generation Wireless Display Adapter back in September 2014. Over the years, the Miracast powered Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter has become a much better offering, and with this new update, it has become even better.
  • US Department of Defense to upgrade 4M devices to Windows 10

    US Department of Defense to upgrade 4M devices to Windows 10

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    This might normally sound like news worth shrugging at, except it's actually the "largest enterprise deployment of Windows 10 to date", the company  said . Alongside the deployment plans, Microsoft's Surface devices have now been certified and are available through the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)  Unified Capabilities Approved Products List .
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux is now available on Microsoft Azure

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux is now available on Microsoft Azure

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    Microsoft and Red Hat inked a much-anticipated partnership in November 2015 One of the key elements was a promise to make Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) available on Microsoft's Azure. "We offer the best enterprise-grade support of the public cloud, by offering a fully integrated support experience with co-located Red Hat and Microsoft support engineers sitting side-by-side to help you when you need it", said Corey Sanders, Microsoft director of program management for Azure, in Microsoft's ...
  • Samsung's latest teaser video hints at S7 water-resistance

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    Galaxy users will get Android 6.0-specific goodies like Doze Mode battery optimizations while also gaining new features specific to their Samsung device, like the Cross App feature and several Edge Panel improvements for Galaxy S6 edge and S6 edge+ users.