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Facebook Messenger Now Lets You Share Photos in 4K High Resolution

Whether you're catching up over moments big and small - like a recent vacation, an unbelievable meal at a new restaurant, a new member of the family, or the first snow day of the year - sharing photos of our experiences brings our conversations to life.

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Apple's 4-inch iPhone SE may have a successor soon

Many Apple fans still believe that the iPhone SE - with its 4-inch screen - is the ideal size for a smartphone. As the SE was significantly less expensive than Apple's luxury phones, it may very well be that the company is looking to focus their efforts on increasing their representation in the huge market that is India.

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Samsung will unveil the Galaxy S9, S9+ at CES in January

Rumours surrounding when we'll see the Galaxy S9 announced fluctuate between January and just prior to Mobile World Congress. Samsung's Dex dock is also expected to get an upgrade, now featuring a flat configuration allowing users to use the screen as a mousepad or keyboard.

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Valkyria Chronicles 4 Announced, Coming To West In 2018

With a healthy dose of villains and magic mixed with technology much like that in World War II, the Valkyria Chronicles series has made a name for itself thanks to a compelling story and deep strategic gameplay. You play a handful of characters, including the "eager, young Commander Claude Wallace, engineer/heavy weapons extraordinaire Riley Miller, hotheaded Darcsen Raz, ice-cold ace sniper Kai Schulen, and more".

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Some AT&T wireless customers unable to make calls

Since 8 p.m. outage reports began subsiding, with most of the reports originating in National Football League cities, especially Atlanta, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. "These users should restart their devices, which should resolve the issue". AT&T wireless customers nationwide reported not being able to make or receive calls Wednesday.

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OnePlus 5T first impressions: A worthy successor for the OnePlus 5

For many of us, as well-received as OnePlus phones are ( and we're certainly fans of them around here ), they often force us to settle in various ways. This is the same price the OnePlus launched at earlier this year. Worth mentioning though is that it will be the beta version of Oreo software serving as the base for that version of OxygenOS, and with the phone launching on November 22nd, those who are thinking about picking it up will have about a month wait before they get bumped up to ...

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Google Doodle pays tribute to hole puncher on 131st anniversary

Now Google has paid tribute to the well-loved tool with an delightful animation. The German scientist Friedrich Soennecken, born in 1848, filed patent for the hole puncher on November 14, 1886. Soennecken, who was the son of a blacksmith, has several inventions to his credit. A hole puncher is a common office tool that creates holes in sheets of paper so that the sheets can easily be collected in a binder or folder.

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HTC unveils Vive Focus, Vive Wave VR in Beijing

More soon. Can't wait for you to try it. The US-focused headset was a Google Daydream standalone that HTC teased way back at Google I/O in May . HTC Vive Wave is the VR platform that will run on the Vive Focus VR headset. A rather basic-looking touch and motion tracking controller also looks to be part of the Vive Touch package.

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Samsung announces Exynos 9810 flagship processor likely to power Galaxy S9

Or rather, it's posted a page for the SM-A530, but given that the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017 ) has the model number SM-A520 and the Galaxy A5 (2016) is the SM-A510 there's little doubt that this is the Galaxy A5 (2018). The report adds the Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 got FCC approval on November 9. The smartphone has now been spotted on FCC, hinting at the imminent launch.

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Hulu Arrives in the Console as First Streaming Service in the US

In its weekly press release announcing new releases, Nintendo revealed today that Hulu will become the console's first video streaming app outside of the Japan-only Niconico app. The Switch console has been in the market for eight months now and has seen tremendous sales. What differentiates us is the way you play with the Nintendo Switch and what you can play.

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Google Pixel 2 XL Owners Facing Flashing Screen Issue

Some users have reported that pressing the power button turns the display on/off or flash a light. The official word from Google is that it is now working to fix this issue. Pixel 2 prices start at $17.60 and $20.31 with 35 and 25 percent discounts respectively, while the Pixel 2 XL still fetches at least $23.01 and $26.91.

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Apple's Newest iPhone Update Finally Fixes That Annoying Autocorrect Bug

Developers in the USA reportedly saw the the Apple Pay Cash option appear in the Messages app on the iOS 11 .2 beta this week. Last Friday, a few days after iOS 11 .1 was released to millions of iPhone users, a very odd bug started popping up.

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Apple Wants to Sell an Augmented Reality Headset by 2020

Citing sources "familiar with the situation", the report notes that this headset will feature a brand new display and run on a new chip and fresh operating system instead of the iOS mobile platform that now runs ARKit . "We're already seeing things that will transform the way you work, play, connect and learn", he said in a recent company call. As expected, Apple will be using its own SoC design to power the headset, rather than relying on a third-party to make a chip that meets its ...

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OnePlus 5T to be unveiled at Nov.16 launch event

If the report is to be believed, the OnePlus 5T price will be the same as the original OnePlus 5 , at least in the UK. In the weeks leading up to the announcement, the brand has held to reveal some features of its new flagship . There are going to be slight changes to the design too, but overall the OnePlus is expected to keep things same in the department. The OnePlus 5T will be unveiled on November 16 at an event in Brooklyn, and OnePlus has invited its fans to attend the ...

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Coming soon to an inbox near you: Netflix scam email

Police issued a warning over the scam today, saying the dodgy email informs people that their netflix billing information needs to be updated and that they must "restart membership". Netflix won't ask to send your personal information over email, the company writes on their Help Center page . Clicking on any of the links will redirect you to a fake site where your details will be stolen by scammers .

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Panasonic Eluga A4 with 5000mAh battery launched, priced at Rs 12490

Under a decent price category, Redmi Note 4, one of the flagship devices launched by Xiaomi has looted the hearts of many Indian fans and have swapped their not so smart devices. In fact, the front camera has been downgraded in the A4 from the A3 phones, which had an 8MP sensor. The Panasonic Eluga A4 sports a metallic build with antenna lines running along the top and bottom half of the phone's rear-side.

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Blizzard announce World of Warcraft Classic at BlizzCon 2017

After countless shutdowns , arguments , and meetings over the past few years, along with petitions begging the company to make a paid version of what they wanted, Blizzard is finally relenting with its own official take on the concept.

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StarCraft II Is Going Free-to-Play, Veterans Receive Special Gift

Current and upcoming Co-op Commanders are available to play for free up to level five, and the level restriction for weekly mutations has been removed . The original Wings of Liberty campaign . Between an active community and expansion packs, the game grew to be one of the biggest names in eSports, however, Blizzard later shifted resources to other projects.

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New Overwatch Hero Moira Announced At BlizzCon 2017

In accordance with BlizzCon , Blizzard updated its official site with more information on the upcoming Overwatch hero . You can get a sampling of Moira's abilities in the trailer above, though we don't know when we'll be able to play her outside of Blizzcon yet.

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Oppo F5 Launching Today in India

The Oppo F5 flaunts a fancy 6-inch Full HD+ screen with incredibly thin bezels. Now, it is set to launch in India, one of the biggest smartphone markets in the world. The selfie camera comes with AI technology which promises clear and attractive selfies and can be used to unlock the device using facial recognition.

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Dismembered Bodies, Severed Heads Discovered In Tokyo Apartment

The suspect, Takahiro Shiraishi , is reported to have confessed to killing and dismembering nine individuals. Neighbours reported that unpleasant smells were emanating from his apartment, and that Shiraishi left cooler boxes outside his front door.

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Nintendo is Selling 463 Copies of Super Mario Odyssey Every Minute

Though Super Mario Odyssey has already received its fair share of flawless scores, Nintendo took a slight risk with the latest title in its flagship franchise. Moreover, Nintendo wants to expand the Switch in terms of reaching more people by inviting other publishers and developers to make games for the new system.

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Mobile selling Galaxy Note 8 for $130 off, Samsung also offering deal

The Galaxy Note 8 Enterprise Edition is designed specifically for enterprise and small- and medium-sized business (SMB) users. The company's also updated its End User Licensing Agreement (EULA) and Galaxy Beta Program FAQ with details about the unannounced Android 8 .0 beta.

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New Monster Hunter World screenshots & trailer released

The beta version will require players to hunt for "a Great Jagras and an Anjanath in the Ancient Forest, and a Barroth in the Wildspire Waste", according to Sony's post . Players can also dress up in the game to look like Horizon: Zero Dawn protagonist Aloy as apart of a collaborative effort. Hunters can courageous the beast alone or with their team of four hunters.

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Spelunky 2 Announced for PlayStation 4

Their short but sweet PGW livestream certainly did a fine job addressing those complaints, and while it still left a number of anticipated games without concrete release dates, it was clear that Sony wanted to come out all guns blazing. With Spelunky 2 , we get a chance to examine in depth what makes Spelunky unique and draw it out even more. The game is being made by Heavy Spectrum Games, makers of Shadow of the Beast for the PlayStation 4 , and while the game does look good, it's ...