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Nintendo to target older audience with 'mature' titles on Switch

A report from The Wall Street Journal is now suggesting that the company wants to break free of this stigma and tap that same audience, which isn't all that hard to believe with Doom (2016) and Wolfenstein 2 headed to the Nintendo Switch in the near future.

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Top LeT terrorist Waseem among 2 killed in Pulwama

When they received intel about presence of terrorists in Litter, RR, CRPF and SOG launched a joint operation. The security forces fired bullets, pellets and teargas shells to disperse the protesters, injuring dozens. Shah, a resident of Heff-Shrimal in Shopian, had joined militancy in 2014. People took to the streets in retaliation and started demonstrations against the killings.

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Amazon debuts waterproof Kindle for better reading in bath

Weirdly, last year's Oasis lacked this feature despite the fact that the cheaper Voyage had it previously. Amazon's next-generation eReader is here. Otherwise, you'll probably be fine sticking with last year's model. Again, it's a small thing, but I really missed that feature once Barnes & Noble stopped producing the Nook.

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Windows Phone is Dead, Microsoft Confirms

Microsoft has announced that it will no longer focus on its Windows Mobile department. The news comes months after Microsoft quietly pulled support for Windows Phone , the previous version of Windows 10 Mobile , back in July. In the recent past a bunch of app publishers have pulled out their apps from the Windows Mobile app store and the rest have not updated the apps in a long time.

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The ability to disturb Pixel 2 during driving

The Pixel 2 XL comes with an impressive 6-inch display which is an upward scale from the 5.5-inches of the Pixel XL . Pre-orders commence on 26th October 2017, and Pixel 2 will be available for sales in over 1000+ stores across the country and online starting November 1st and Pixel 2 XL will be available for sales in 1000+ stores and online starting November 15th, 2017.

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New BlackBerry Motion Smartphone Leaked

In 2015, BlackBerry launched the Priv , its first Android phone. As per the partnership, Chinese firm TCL will design and manufacture the device. Rumours also suggest that the smartphone will have a home button with a fingerprint scanner - a feature that appears to be confirmed in Mr Blass' photo.

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Microsoft announces Edge for Android and iOS, Microsoft Launcher

But what makes Microsoft Edge really stand out is the ability to continue on your PC, which enables you to immediately open the page you're looking at right on your PC-or save it to work on later'. For now, we will just have to wait and see since Microsoft is focused on just getting the iOS and Android apps out first. Nevertheless, if you don't have the update, the browser and launcher will still work.

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TransCanada Scraps Oil Pipeline Project To East Coast

There was a bombshell announcement this morning from Calgary-based TransCanada Corporation. According to analysis from the group, Energy East would have added 236 million tons of additional greenhouse gas emissions every year. Energy East is yet another lesson about how Canada must make decisions on its energy future going forward. "This project was so wrong and so unsafe, its hard to believe it was seriously contemplated", Gretchen Fitzgerald, national program director of ...

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Trump lauds government's 'amazing' response in Puerto Rico, criticizes media

Duke was named to temporarily replace John Kelly after Trump named him White House chief of staff. Trump has not nominated a permanent replacement. And then he said it again in a speech four hours later to the National Association of Manufacturers in Washington. Puerto Rico's governor and other United States officials had argued that a waiver would expedite the shipping of supplies to the island.

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Sony's updated PlayStation VR has a better design and won't block HDR

This function can be used only when the VR headset is turned off. Currently, there is no release date for the new CUH-ZVR2 model. So, if you have a PlayStation 4 or higher version, then PlayStation VR is a must have accessories, to enjoy the next generation gaming titles.

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YouTube has made it harder for creators to use Patreon

This is especially true this year, with AdSense revenue on YouTube in a constant state of flux and channels finding their videos demonetised. Unfortunately, a new restriction has begun for those involved in the Creators Program. Cancelling the channel's registration means having to register the videos separately. The other is that YouTube's own unreliable monetisation platform has been leaving creators in the lurch recently.

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The hidden change on Apple's new iOS 11 that's infuriating users

I'm guessing we're looking at least a week out. But two of the most awaited iOS 11 features didn't make the cut and fall into the "coming soon", arena. Speaking of storage, the iPhone will now tell you when you're running out of storage space and suggest ways to fix it. Sort of like Finder on the Mac.

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5 new features worth checking out in Apple's iOS 11

Lastly, Apple TV owners can expect some minor improvements as well, such as automatic dark mode based on local time, Home screen syncing for keeping different Apple TVs across the house synced, AirPods support, AirPlay 2 and more. While Android users will be able to avail all these features in the new Apple Music app update , iOS users will get the features alongside the iOS 11 update for their device.

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Leaked Live Photo Of The Huawei Mate 10 Shows It's Slim Bezels

Beneath the camera setup sits a fingerprint scanner. The Chinese company is launching its new Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro smartphones on October 16, but it appears to also have another handset in the works, this one breaking some new ground for Huawei .

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Google Home Mini will reportedly sell for $49

If you prefer your phones a little smaller, the HTC-built Pixel 2 may be more your style. The Pixel 2 XL will reportedly cost $849 (64GB) and $949 (128GB ). The Google Home sells for $129, while the Amazon Echo goes for $179, though it's often on sale for less. It looks like the base of the Google Home Mini will match the top part, too, with a dark base for the Coal color scheme, a white base for the Chalk, and a coral base for the Coral variant.

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Facebook Turns Over Details of Russian Campaign Ads to Mueller

Facebook policy dictates that it would only turn over "the stored contents of any account", including messages and location information, in response to a search warrant , some of them said. Facebook turned over data related to the ads, in addition to a so-called Russian " troll farm " believed to be behind them. The FBI is reportedly investigating Manafort's overseas business dealings and his financial history.

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Apple adds LTE, UMTS to Apple Watch for extra $70

You will be able to choose from over 40 million songs and stream them directly to your wrist. Despite having cellular connectivity built-in, Apple says that the Apple Watch Series 3 is the same size as the Apple Watch Series 2 . Apple has added a dual-core processor which enables Siri to speak for the first time, so users don't need to look at the screen. The new Apple TV 4K is priced at $179 while the Indian pricing is Rs 15,900 with 32GB and Rs 17,900 for the 64GB variant.

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Swansea City vs Newcastle Match Preview

I think with the players they've got they will be doing well to stay out of the relegation fight. I thought they were better than us. "They're a good, well organised side but we should have done better, there's no question about that". It is the second time this season that Swansea have conceded in that fashion although Clement, pointing to their excellent record when defending set-pieces last season, refused to accept that the zonal-marking system is to blame.

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Frankfurt Motor Show: Mini GP concept is a motorsport-inspired wild child

However, we won't know just how exciting the auto promises to be until the company officially reveals it and its performance figures on September 12 when the Frankfurt motor show opens its doors to the world's motoring press. The entry-level Cooper Clubman is now fitted with MINI's navigation system business suite, and an enhanced driver assistance package comprising automated emergency braking, forward collision warning, city collision mitigation, high beam assist and speed sign recognition.

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GBBO: The best reactions from last night's episode

Last night's opening episode averaged around 6.5 million viewers. Media executives suggested that the channel could expect to generate tens of millions of... Channel 4 averages around a million viewers for the Tuesday night slot, so Bake Off's figures represent a major uplift. In The Daily Telegraph, Michael Hogan gave the Channel 4 version five of five stars, calling it "the same flavorsome confection" and saying "dough devotees can rest easy".

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Armed Confrontation in a Walmart for a notebook

While there, the unnamed 32- and 46-year-old pair came across another woman, 20, shopping with her 51-year-old mother. One of them reached for the last notebook on a shelf as did another woman. "She's a valid CPL (Concealed Pistol License) holder", Baetens said . According to the paper, police reviewed the footage as part of their investigation and then submitted the case to the Oakland County Prosecutor's Office for review and possible charges.

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Sony's new speaker is an Apple HomePod rival with Google Assistant built

So the LF-S50G wireless speaker is, by definition, worth knowing about. Similarly, touching an NFC-enabled (technology which allows a device to share information wirelessly, such as making a contactless payment) iOS or Android smartphone to it will trigger the speaker to mirror the music playing on the phone.

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Sony Unveils The Xperia XZ1, XZ1 Compact Packing 3D Scanning Features

Trying to lure consumers into buying its new handsets, Sony released promo videos for each of them. While the Xperia XZ1 sports an all-metal body fitting a high-end flagship, the Xperia XZ1 Compact only looks metal, thanks to some metallic paint.

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Cortana and Alexa are coming together as a Partnership

According to the two companies, the partnership will allow the companies' customers to take advantage of the complimentary skill sets of the two digital assistants. The main thing to note here - aside from how clumsy it's going to be having one voice assistant summon another - is that Cortana and Alexa play in very different spheres; one being productivity and business user focused, and the other being ecommerce/entertainment and consumer focused.

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Olympic 5000m finalist David Torrence found dead at 31

Authorities say there are no obvious signs of foul play in the death of David Torrence , who represented Peru in the 2016 Summer Olympics. Torrence was born in Japan but raised in California and ran track at Cal-Berkeley. Torrence was always a strong advocate of keeping sports clean. However, they are still investigating the cause of death and it will be to the Maricopa County Medical Examiner's Office to determine exactly how Torrence died.