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Although the service pack concept is now dead - mugged by Windows 8 and murdered by Windows 10 - Microsoft described the Windows 8-to-Windows 8.1 upgrade requirement in service pack terms when it launched the latter in October 2013. Now, version 1.3.233.2 of the Windows Insider app lets users choose to run a less advanced, but more stable, production build on their phone. Redmond also reckons there's been an increase in traffic and profits with the Windows Store since the launch of ...
  • Microsoft to release SIM card for contract-free LTE access

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    Microsoft also announced they plan to sell mobile date plans to Windows 10 users. The service will offer only domestic plan and global roaming offers will be soon available. The introduction of Microsoft's SIM is a good initiative, but according to us, Microsoft should also concentrate on reducing the bugs that exist in the Windows 10 operating system environment.
  • David Bowie, Always and Forever. Here Are Some Beautiful Tweets About Him

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    One of Bowie's closest friends and collaborators, Iggy Pop wrote on Twitter: "David's friendship was the light of my life". The singer died surrounded by his loved ones, a statement on his Facebook page said. Producer Tony Visconti said yesterday Blackstar was Bowie's final gift. Thus, she wasn't informed of her ex-husband, David Bowie's death until hours after the news went public.
  • Latest rumors about the Samsung Galaxy S7 and its variants

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    Samsung Electronics Levant held the " Samsung Thursday News" sessions in line with its firm believe in training students and keeping them up-to-date with the latest technologies and innovative features in the IT sector, revealing a successful outcome and interactivity among the 200 students who attended the three sessions.
  • Alabama beats Clemson 45-40 to win national championship

    Alabama beats Clemson 45-40 to win national championship

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    The Crimson Tide beat Clemson 45-40 in Glendale, Ariz ., to win their fourth national title in seven years. "There weren't many people early in the season who thought this team could do it", he said with his immaculate hair glittered with confetti.
  • Oregon Militiamen Destroy Fence At Wildlife Refuge

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    The Oregonian reports that Rep. Dallas Heard, a Republican from Roseburg, talked with the group at the refuge on Saturday. The move followed a demonstration in support of two local ranchers, Dwight Hammond Jr. The threat of losing ranch land to the government is a real one for many. Members of the Central Oregon arm of the Oath Keepers also took it upon themselves to stand guard at the Bend military recruitment center in July after the deadly shooting at a US military recruiting center in ...
  • BlackBerry Reiterates Their Commitment To BlackBerry 10

    BlackBerry Reiterates Their Commitment To BlackBerry 10

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    Latest reports indicate that more BlackBerry Android devices should be expected; as the company has seemingly found the "winning formula" 5 years after everybody else did so. In any case, it seems that Android is bringing round BlackBerry's revival. There will be no new BBOS phone this year, that much is certain. BlackBerry will continue to sell what stock it has left of the BlackBerry Classic, and will support older BBOS handsets, such as the Z10 and Q10.
  • Canadian club at chart summit as Shawn Mendes takes on Justin Bieber

    Canadian club at chart summit as Shawn Mendes takes on Justin Bieber

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    Bieber's most recent album, Purpose , has been quite successful so far as the 21-year-old's other single, What Do You Mean, earned the singer his first number 1 on the Hot 100. The homegrown singer and songwriter's sixth studio album re-enters the chart at No. 30 ahead of the release later this month of her new album This Is Acting.
  • Honda Ridgeline to be unveiled at Detroit Auto Show

    Honda Ridgeline to be unveiled at Detroit Auto Show

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    The Ridgeline also will be available for the first time in both front-wheel and all-wheel-drive configurations. The latter features torque vectoring and a terrain management system with settings for sand, snow, and mud, ensuring that the vehicle still offers some off-road capability.
  • Apple Watch Gains Market Share, Fitbit Shares Fall 18%

    Apple Watch Gains Market Share, Fitbit Shares Fall 18%

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    Companies large and small have flooded the market with all kinds of fitness trackers, smart watches, and other wearable devices. The device also offers interchangeable bands, with materials ranging from rubber, leather to metal. "FitStar" is a clever new feature that has a library of workouts you can do on the fly, that do not require machines. Blaze has five days of battery life.
  • Facebook Messenger now up to 800 monthly active users

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    Facebook was spawned on the web, and openly experiments on mobile, but has never put much focus on the desktop. It's only official desktop chat app was simply launched as damage control over an unofficial leak. In 2016 Facebook plans to make "Messenger" the "Everything App" by ensuring that users can access nearly all businesses and services via Messenger, making other apps irrelevant.
  • Powerball jackpot now $1.3 billion as once again no victor

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    Now at an unprecedented $1.3 billion, the Powerball is the largest lottery jackpot in world history. Lottery officials say the new rules play a huge role in the size of the jackpot and the frequency of a player winning it. Players face odds of approximately 1 in 292 million of winning the jackpot, according to statistics on Powerball.com , the Multi-State Lottery Association's website.
  • $1 million-winning Powerball ticket sold on Eastern Shore

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    California, the nation's most populous state, normally sees Powerball sales of $1 million a day, but on Saturday morning sales were a head-spinning $2.8 million an hour, said California Lottery spokesman Mike Bond. Saturday's lump-sum payment would have been $558 million, according to Powerball. "It was like only 500 people who missed it by one number", Collins said.
  • Margot Robbie calls character Harley Quinn

    Margot Robbie calls character Harley Quinn "creepy and"

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    Warner Brothers Pictures is gearing up to unite the DC Universe in two upcoming films, Zack Snyder's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and David Ayer's Suicide Squad . "No. It's the fun of living vicariously through someone who is doing things that I would never do in real life", she described the former Arkham Asylum psychiatrist.
  • Powerball Jackpot Climbs to Historic $1.3 Billion

    Powerball Jackpot Climbs to Historic $1.3 Billion

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    The jackpot has ballooned since its November 4 starting point of $40 million. Before October, the odds of winning the Powerball jackpot were 1 in 175,223,338. She's not alone, saying the store sold "about $5,000 worth of tickets yesterday". Don't be. Lottery officials say the estimated $1.3 billion prize is the world's largest.
  • Hillary Clinton responds to latest Donald Trump attacks

    Hillary Clinton responds to latest Donald Trump attacks

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    Trump's wife, Melania, has been there to defend Trump against Sanders and Clinton's attacks, and says he'd make a "great" president. According to Broaddrick , Hillary Clinton knew about the rape, and allegedly thanked her in person for keeping quiet, stating "I am so happy to meet you".
  • Dylan Crawford Commits to MI

    Dylan Crawford Commits to MI

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    His commitment puts the Wolverines' recruiting class as best in the Big Ten and second-best in the nation, according to 247Sports. Four-star wide receiver Dylan Crawford is a California native, but rather than play for a Pac-12 power like Oregon, Stanford, or UCLA, he's taking his talents to the Midwest.
  • Sean Penn Interview Helped Authorities Find El Chapo

    Sean Penn Interview Helped Authorities Find El Chapo

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    Asked about who is to blame for drug trafficking, Guzman is quoted as saying: "If there was no consumption, there would be no sales". Penn's interview with Guzman, who has twice escaped from Mexican maximum security prisons, appeared late Saturday on the website of Rolling Stone magazine.
  • North Korea's Hydrogen Bomb Test an Example of Global Nuclear Proliferation

    North Korea's Hydrogen Bomb Test an Example of Global Nuclear Proliferation

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    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has urged China to end "business as usual" with North Korea after the isolated nation conducted its fourth nuclear test. buildup of anti-missile gear on China's doorstep. The United States and its allies have said North Korea's nuclear tests are provocative, destabilizing and unsafe.
  • Peach iOS App Uses Magic Words To Share The Things You Love

    Peach iOS App Uses Magic Words To Share The Things You Love

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    Peach assures users that they are working on removing the kinks and will introduce new magic words depending upon feedback from users. Peach was created by the founder of Vine, Dom Hofmann. Peach also reported a problem that was affecting people with worldwide phone numbers as they were trying to connect with their friends. How else would you say, "I'm thinking of you"? At first glance, the app is a sort of free-form platform that includes aspects from Twitter and Snapchat, but also features ...
  • Does The iPhone 7 Contain The Best Smartphone Features?

    Does The iPhone 7 Contain The Best Smartphone Features?

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    GottabeMobile  has recently  reported  that Apple will be removing the 3.5mm headphone jack from the iPhone 7 which will be pushing iPhone users to rely on the Bluetooth wireless and lightning headphones that should be plugged in to the charging port of the phone.
  • Porter Ranch Gas Leak Rages On, State of Emergency Declared

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    Officials from Southern California Gas, which operates the well, have said the company expects to stop the leak in February to late March. The California Air Resources Board is measuring the leak rate and estimating total methane emissions over the duration of the leak and is using ground-level monitoring, specially-equipped airplanes, and satellite information to provide updates of emissions.
  • No Powerball winner, jackpot swells to $1.3 billion

    No Powerball winner, jackpot swells to $1.3 billion

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    The Powerball jackpot increases to $900 million on Saturday and the next drawing is Saturday night at 11 p.m. The second place is $1 million for matching the first five numbers or $2 million if they paid an extra dollar for the Power Play feature when they bought their ticket.
  • VW exec sees USA fixes soon in emissions test cheating

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    Diess said VW has already worked out approved solutions for the "large majority" of affected cars in Europe, where it will start to fix efforts this month. Before Volkswagen can worry about bringing new diesels to the USA, it first has to figure out what to do with the diesels it's now in trouble for installing cheat software on.
  • No Powerball Jackpot Winner, Pot to Grow to $1.3 Billion

    No Powerball Jackpot Winner, Pot to Grow to $1.3 Billion

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    All six numbers had to be correct to win, although the first five could be in any order. As of 1 p.m. Saturday, Californians have already purchased $17.2 million worth of tickets. The Powerball jackpot has grown from its $40 million starting point in early November as no one has won. "This is certainly the largest jackpot in Powerball history and it's actually the largest jackpot in the USA history as well", said Wisconsin Lottery Spokesperson, Stephanie Marquis.
  • DeAngelo Williams: Officially ruled out

    DeAngelo Williams: Officially ruled out

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    The Pittsburgh Steelers were preparing as if DeAngelo Williams would be out. Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley told reporters Thursday that running back Fitzgerald Toussaint would be "the guy" this week if Williams couldn't play.
  • Powerball winning lottery numbers announced

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    Spend what you can comfortably afford to on lottery tickets and no more. "A lot of people who don't normally play, and who very, very rarely play, were buying". "If I don't drop dead of a heart attack, I'll finish the work I'm doing now and maybe take a vacation", he said. "I'm not greedy", he said. "Everyone's different.
  • New photos of SpaceX booster show sooty, but undamaged rocket

    New photos of SpaceX booster show sooty, but undamaged rocket

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    The largest hurdle for SpaceX - the one that tormented Elon Musk's psyche - was the very feat of landing a rocket on earth after reaching an orbital domain of space. The preservation of its Falcon 9 rocket is the next thing on SpaceX's radar. Mr. Musk said in a social media post over the... Some people interpreted that to mean the stage would fly again, but it's more likely that Musk was referring to earlier plans to do static tests of the first stage at LC-39A.
  • Sony's 2016 PS4 DevCon Will Focus on PlayStation VR

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    But while SuperData predicts that most of that will come from cheap mobile VR devices in 2016, it notes that the inevitable hype that will surround the launches of Oculus Rift and HTC Vive will fuel the market's overall growth. This is the kind of novelty price point where consumers can get the taste of virtual reality using a smartphone they already own without worrying about breaking the bank.
  • Isaac Nauta, 2016's Top Tight End, Chooses Georgia over MI

    Isaac Nauta, 2016's Top Tight End, Chooses Georgia over MI

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    With the commitment of Nauta, which doesn't come as a surprise, Georgia now has the nation's No. 5 recruiting class and the No. 2 class in the SEC, trailing LSU who owns the top class in the nation. The No. 18 player in the country, Nauata plays both defensive end and tight end at the high school level but will play exclusively tight end in for the Bulldogs.