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Monster Hunter World Patch 1.06 Has Rolled Out, Event Quest Schedule Refreshed Monster Hunter World Patch 1.06 Has Rolled Out, Event Quest Schedule Refreshed
- February 17, 2018

With Monster Hunter World having hit Capcom's sales targets for the current financial year after having been on the market for around three weeks, it's safe to say at this point that the action role-playing game is quite the success. A new Monster Hunter: World patch dropped on Thursday afternoon, delivering a handful of new bug fixes and some adjustments to matchmaking on Xbox One . (more...)
New Xbox One X and S Deals Coming Up Soon New Xbox One X and S Deals Coming Up Soon
- February 17, 2018

Cheaters aren't helping. On top of that, battle royale is a genre that eats its own - at least, if H1Z1's precipitous fall from grace is anything to go on. For more information on Xbox One , visit xbox.com or Microsoft Store . Some saw that as a positive, hoping that it meant that the cheaters were fighting a losing battle, but there has been little to no noticeable change for players and fans of the game. (more...)
Windows 10 is getting an 'Ultimate Performance' mode for power users Windows 10 is getting an 'Ultimate Performance' mode for power users
- February 17, 2018

If you grant broad file system access, this includes Photos, Videos and Documents. Last year Microsoft revealed changes aimed at advanced Windows 10 users whose tasks require very demanding jobs that require a lot of power. To do this, go to the Control Panel, then Hardware and Sound , and click on Power Options . The new Windows 10 Ultimate Performance mode is an addition to the changes that were already announced . (more...)
Powerful Earthquake Hits South, Central Mexico Powerful Earthquake Hits South, Central Mexico
- February 17, 2018

Both the south of Mexico and the capital are still reeling from earthquakes that caused widespread damage and killed hundreds of people in September. Mayor of Mexico City Miguel Angel Mancera said in an interview with the news channel ForoTV that he had no information on incidents after the quake and that only a few people had suffered nervous breakdowns. (more...)
Tinder Is Planning Feature For Women That Stops Men From Messaging First Tinder Is Planning Feature For Women That Stops Men From Messaging First
- February 16, 2018

But Bumble had one feature that virtually no other possessed: women had to make the first move. This means that men can still make the first move on the dating app, which has seen more than 20-billion matches since its inception. One of the most common slams of the Tinder experience is being bombarded with gross messages from guys who take a match as the ideal opportunity to ask women all kinds of odd sexual questions. (more...)
Leaked images reveal the Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 1 Leaked images reveal the Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 1
- February 16, 2018

This seems to be the first instance where we have seen renders of the rumoured Nokia 1 from a credible source. Unlike the Nokia 7 Plus, you get a single-lens camera on the back and there's no fingerprint scanner as well. Meanwhile, Blass also shared an image of the entry-level Nokia 1 . The Nokia 6 had the crown until now, but very soon, the Nokia 7 Plus will take it. (more...)
Facebook Messenger Wants In On Your Action Facebook Messenger Wants In On Your Action
- February 15, 2018

After pressing that notifications, users will be moved to the chat with their loved one where a shower of heart will pour on your screen. Personalized chat: one can personalize their chat and even set their own custom text color, emoji, and nickname. (more...)
Apple's HomePod gets a teardown: Two key takeaways Apple's HomePod gets a teardown: Two key takeaways
- February 15, 2018

These songs are both largely acoustic, and I'd say that songs from this genre perform particularly well on the HomePod. It's covered in a soft grill material that comes in Space Gray or White. "I think Siri could be expanded". Siri also has a smoother, more human voice on the HomePod than it does on the iPhone and avoids repeating the entire inquiry back like Google Assistant and Alexa, making for a more organic experience. (more...)
Prepare to see everyone's to-do lists on Facebook now Prepare to see everyone's to-do lists on Facebook now
- February 15, 2018

Like other recent additions and changes to the News Feed, Lists was created to encourage "meaningful connections between people rather than passive consumption of content", Facebook said. In fact, personal updates have declined over time, and Facebook wants them back. According to a report from eMarketer this week, Facebook lost approximately 2.8 million U.S. (more...)
Xiaomi launches Mi LED TV 4 in India for Rs 39999 Xiaomi launches Mi LED TV 4 in India for Rs 39999
- February 14, 2018

Redmi Note 5 comes in four variants - Lake Blue, Rose Gold, Black, and Gold. We compared the camera samples captured on the Redmi Note 4 and the Redmi Note 5 smartphones to find out. The device comes with a full-screen design and the major upgrade happens to be the display which flaunts a 5.99-inch display with minuscule bezels. (more...)
Google is Putting Stories on the Mobile Web Google is Putting Stories on the Mobile Web
- February 14, 2018

Users can find the stories by searching for one of the participating publishers on Google or following a link on a mobile browser to a test version of the stories. "Creating visual stories on the web with the fast and smooth performance have users have grown accustomed to in native apps can be challenging". AMP Stories are built on the technical infrastructure of AMP, allowing publishers to use techniques like pre-renderable pages, optimized video loading and caching to optimize delivery. (more...)
Google Pixel Smartphone Shipments Doubled to three.9 Million in 2017: IDC Google Pixel Smartphone Shipments Doubled to three.9 Million in 2017: IDC
- February 14, 2018

Data from IDC shows that Google Pixel sales doubled previous year to 3.9 million, but still represents "a tiny portion of the 1.5 billion market size". The stores give Apple an army of salespeople pushing iPhones in premiere retail locations, along with a support system that can't be matched by any other smartphone provider-if you have a problem, just go to an Apple Store. (more...)
Mercedes-Benz reveals updated C-Class line-up Mercedes-Benz reveals updated C-Class line-up
- February 14, 2018

The 2019 Mercedes-Maybach sedans will make their world debut in March at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show and are expected to reach U.S. rooms this summer. Prices for the top-model G-Class has not yet been revealed. The 2019 Mercedes-Maybach sedan will debut at the Geneva motor show next month. The larger exterior dimensions also translate to more leg, shoulder, and elbow room in the front and rear seats. (more...)
Google to expand Smart Reply feature to third party apps Google to expand Smart Reply feature to third party apps
- February 14, 2018

The Area 120 project will offer its suggested replies right in the notifications from these chat apps. The experimental project not only provides simple Smart Replies , it also recommends a specific ETA when users are asked what time they'll arrive to their destination. (more...)
Apple throws take-down notice at GitHub to remove leaked iBoot code Apple throws take-down notice at GitHub to remove leaked iBoot code
- February 10, 2018

The version posted on GitHub was supposedly iOS 9, a previous version of Apple's operating system . " Apple isn't prone to open-sourcing its code so most understanding of iOS" internals has been acquired through reverse-engineering attempts. (more...)
The iOS 11.3 Beta 2 arrives with Battery Heath Feature The iOS 11.3 Beta 2 arrives with Battery Heath Feature
- February 10, 2018

However, right now it is only available in the iOS 11 .2 version that has rolled out to developers. 6 by the committee, was a response to a set of questions Thune sent on January 9, asking the company about its reimbursement plans and customer service following a revelation that it had deliberately slowed some older iPhone models' performance. (more...)
Snapchat Users Buy Half of All Movie Tickets in the US Snapchat Users Buy Half of All Movie Tickets in the US
- February 10, 2018

You can also turn off auto-update just for Snapchat , specifically. Users in the United Kingdom saw a complete overhaul of the layout of the app. Chats and Stories from your friends can be viewed by swiping left, while Stories from "publishers, creators and the community" can be viewed on Discover by swiping to the right. (more...)
Huawei P20 Lite live images leaked, shows dual vertical cameras Huawei P20 Lite live images leaked, shows dual vertical cameras
- February 10, 2018

Following the leak of P20 Lite yesterday, another Huawei smartphone named P20 Plus's render has been leaked. Today, Huawei P20 Lite got leaked in live images. Huawei traditionally uses a dual camera system, with the secondary lens usually a monochrome lens that works together with the main one to capture more detail and light at night. (more...)
You Can Now Stream Live News from Apple's TV App You Can Now Stream Live News from Apple's TV App
- February 10, 2018

If the app hasn't been installed on your phone, tablet or Apple TV , you will be prompted to install it from the App Store. You'll, of course, be able to sign in using Apple's Single Sign-On technology. Last November, Apple rolled out a Sports section that direct users to upcoming live sporting events. The live programming additions come almost a year and a half after Apple originally launched its TV app, which aggregates TV and movies from multiple apps into one unified search platform ... (more...)
Sister of North Korean leader to go to South Korea for Olympics
- February 09, 2018

Only 10 of them will compete for their country at the Games, with another 12 on the roster of a unified Korean women's ice hockey team. Vice president says he won't rule out speaking with North Korean officials while attending the Winter Olympics in South Korea . (more...)
Twitter's turns first profit, but problems remain Twitter's turns first profit, but problems remain
- February 09, 2018

The company reported its financial results for the fourth quarter , blowing away revenue and earnings . Twitter has surprised investors by posting its first-ever quarterly profit, just a year after reporting a massive loss, but still faces challenges such as stagnant user numbers and the use of its platform for abuse. (more...)
Apple may offer refund for iPhone customers who replaced battery Apple may offer refund for iPhone customers who replaced battery
- February 08, 2018

Interestingly, this is a change in tone from Apple's original announcement that it slows down iPhones in correlation with battery wear. Apple iPhone battery replacement in India starts at Rs 2,000 plus taxes. Armbruster Capital Management Inc. now owns 911 shares of the iPhone maker's stock worth $131,000 after acquiring an additional 78 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Here's every single new emoji coming to iPhone and Android this year Here's every single new emoji coming to iPhone and Android this year
- February 08, 2018

King fittingly signed off the tweet with his name in emoji form: a cow for Angus and a crown for King. King, who has been known to sport a lobster tie on the Senate floor, had pushed the consortium to approve the emoji so that "people who fish, process, serve, eat, or otherwise admire the lobster can accurately express themselves in emoji form". (more...)
Red Dead Redemption 2 details leak - Battle Royale mode incoming? Red Dead Redemption 2 details leak - Battle Royale mode incoming?
- February 07, 2018

For these folks, they are expecting Red Dead Redemption 2 to debut no later than April 2019 and they will be surprised if the title does come out on time. The leak, which TechCrunch has not been able to verify, includes information on potential game modes, activities, and features. In addition to this, player choices in the campaign will affect events later on the game. (more...)
Broadcom makes its Broadcom makes its "best and final offer" for Qualcomm
- February 07, 2018

Broadcom increased its offer to acquire Qualcomm to about $121 billion, calling it its "best and final" offer to acquire the rival semiconductor vendor. The move by Broadcom comes with Qualcomm facing a series of investigations by antitrust authorities around the world over its dominance in the market for smartphone chips, and a legal tussle with Apple over royalties. (more...)