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'Plane Bae' says 'there's still hope' for him and mystery woman

Dallas resident, Rosey Blair had Twitter dying with suspense this week as she documented a love connection she had a hand in creating on a plane ride from NY to Dallas. "Both of them seemed ambitious, open and engaging", said Rosey, who shared the #PlaneBae story in real time, thanks to on-board WiFi. Other users followed the Twitter thread closely and began replying photos to Blair, confirming to her how invested they were in finding out more details.

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Tech's 'dirty secret': App developers are sifting through your Gmail

They check on the company's identity, its privacy policies, and that the data they are getting makes sense for the business that they are running. Some companies may request access to " read, send, delete, and manage your email " which gives them full access to emails on Gmail .

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Instagram adds option to put music in Stories, but only on iPhones

The music feature on the app is now only available for IOS, but a version for the Android will be coming soon. Instagram users in 51 countries can now access a library of potential soundtracks for their videos, containing thousands of songs .

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Apple releases first public beta of iOS 12

The advent of technology OCR on iOS devices is not yet disclosed, but there is a chance that people will see its implementation in the next 5 years. This is the big one. You can then share Memojis in an iMessage or use them in a FaceTime video call from your iPhone X . I still wish Apple would add one more missing feature: the ability to play back recordings at faster (or slower) speeds.

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With a billion users, Instagram takes on YouTube in video

While "medium-form" video (5-20 minutes in length) has gotten relatively little attention, short-form video and long-form video have switched places in terms of the proportion of time people are willing to allot to one or the other, according to video analytics company Ooyala .

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Apple's AirPower wireless charger may not be released until September (AAPL)

Apple has always promised a 2018 release for AirPower , but it had been expected much sooner. Some of you might remember that Apple announced its AirPower wireless charging mat for multiple devices in September past year alongside its new iPhone .

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Details of the OPPO Find X revealed

It comes with up to 256Gb of storage , 8Gb of RAM , a 3730mAh battery , and it goes on sale in China today, with a global launch in the offing... Now new information about the Oppo Find X points out that the phone will have a screen-to-body ratio above 90 percent. We don't yet have U.S. specific pricing or availability, but that info should be coming soon.

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Apple to add life-saving new feature in iOS 12

The feature, which will only be available to those in the United States and will not hook into global emergency services, will be powered by RapidSOS's IP-based system and will securely provide call centers with Hybridized Emergency Location Data by pulling data based on proximity to WiFi access points and cell towers.

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Check out ten minutes of Capcom's Resident Evil 2 right here

It just holds its decayed dignity so well. After years in development, Capcom finally pulled the curtain back on the Resident Evil 2 remake at E3 2018 . Some fans have also now compared the map design from Resident Evil 2 Remake to the original game and from the comparison, it appears to be bigger and completely expanded design that adds many new locations and makes some key structural changes.

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Became known the release dates of new Xbox console

Sams claims that after he was "tipped off" about the console, he was able to view documents that "highlighted several unannounced Microsoft products that are coming in the next two years". He further added that a reason behind the console running games at 30 FPS is because of the CPU and GPU balance in consoles is off and the CPU in the current-gen consoles is a bit weaker compared to the GPU.

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Wolfenstein: Youngblood is a Brand-New Co-op Shooter Set in 1980

Wolfenstein: Youngblood is a brand-new co-op game unveiled at the Bethesda BE3 Showcase 2018. According to Pete Hines, Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot is a way of fucking "Nazi in every platform possible". Wolfenstein: Youngblood is set to release in 2019. For now, we're marking the game as two player online campaign co-op until we hear more from MachineGames.

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Everything Nintendo announced during its E3 2018 Direct

We've provided that overview for you below along with a bunch of other trailers from today's event. Given the franchise's track record, we wouldn't be too terribly surprised to see a good handful of new characters make their eventual way into the game despite the Director's statements here.

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No breakfast, IHOB is the International House of Burgers

IHOP is rebranding to International House of Burgers , but ROH wrestler Cheeseburger - a self-proclaimed burger expert - says it was a questionable decision. The chain added seven black angus speciality burgers to the IHOP menu - up from just three standard meat patties. Many are asking is the name change permanent? The fast-food chain went even further with this tweet that claimed no matter what, their burgers were still superior to IHOPs.

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Net Neutrality Ends Tomorrow, FCC On Track To Remove Rules As Scheduled

FCC chairman Ajit Pai joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss why he thinks the rollback is "tremendously positive" for consumers. Deregulation could potentially change what you can access on the internet. But what's more likely to occur are subtle changes to your Internet experience that you may or may not notice. As Michael Cheah, general counsel at video site Vimeo, previously told CNNMoney: the point of the rules was " allowing consumers to pick the winners and losers and not [having] ...

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Battlefield 5 is getting Battle Royale

As you might've expected, Battlefield V received an explosive new trailer during EA's E3 2018 press conference. There are scant details on what that means for us, but DICE developers may very well likely tell us more about what's coming tomorrow.

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Origin Access Premier is EA’s New PC Games Subscription Service

For that, EA is charging $14.99 per month for EA Origin Access Premier . During EA Play 2018, EA detailed that the company will be providing a new premium option for its Origin Access service on PC called Origin Access Premier, which will provide players with the ability to play EA's new titles in full as they arrive.

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BlackBerry KEY2 stays true to original design

Termed "the most powerful BlackBerry ever", Alain Lejeune, President, BlackBerry Mobile at TCL Communication, described the phone as the "most secured phone" as well. The phone comes with BlackBerry's iconic QWERTY keyboard and is the successor to the BlackBerry KEYone which was launched in 2017. Android Central noted that one of the exciting details about the upcoming BlackBerry KEY2 is the fact that it will not join the "notch" bandwagon.

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Warner Bros. Unveils Hitman 2

IO Interactive has promised a regular stream of content drops and updates, but you won't have to wait for any of the levels to arrive. The first teaser appeared on Hitman's official Twitter account on June 4 that showcased a blurry image of an unknown target .

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Amazon unveils $120 Fire TV Cube with Alexa

You could say, "Alexa, turn on The Handmaid's Tale on Hulu ", and the Cube will power on the TV, connect up to the streaming service, and start playing the show from where you left off. So let's dive in to see some more details on the newly announced set-top box from Amazon . The Amazon Echo and Alexa voice assistant is continuing its global roll-out, with the smart speaker available in France from next week.

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Facebook made some private posts public for as many as 14M

Facebook said this privacy setting bug affected users posting between May 18 and May 27. The software flaw was apparently live for 10 days last month and the company didn't give users any kind of warning. The blunder is yet another embarrassing gaffe for Facebook at a time when the biz can hardly afford to cast further doubt on its ability to secure the personal details of its users.

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Computex 2018: Intel Teases Audience With An Unnamed 28-Cores CPU

Shown off for the first time this week alongside Intel's debut of its Anniversary Edition 8086 CPU, the new chip was pitched against an overclocked 7980XE in Cinebench testing to show off its capabilities and managed to pull off a score of 7,334 while running at 4GHz.

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Sonos debuts Beam soundbar with Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant integration

The smart, compact soundbar for your TV. Sonos says the Beam will support Alexa in the UK, US, Germany, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and soon in France. Of course, this is a Sonos device which means it will link up with any other Sonos speakers you have for an instant surround sound experience. If your TV doesn't support HDMI-ARC, use the included Optical Audio Adapter to connect Beam to the TV's optical audio port.

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IOS 12 turns your iPhone into a virtual tape measure

The new Apple features previewed on Monday won't reach users for a few months. The peek at the new software will come Monday at a gathering in San Jose, California, for thousands of app developers and other computer programmers looking to create their own features for making iPhones, iPads, Macs and other Apple products more useful.

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MacOS 10.14 Mojave Removes Facebook And Twitter System-wide Login Integration

You'll also be able to drag and drop memos into other apps like Garage Band. That was made obsolete by AirDrop, which lets phones share files, photos, data or contact information over the air. In the case of macOS Mojave , the default wallpaper image is a lovely sand dune in the Mojave Desert , and with Dynamic Desktops enabled, users will see the sun slowly move across the sky during the day , taking their desktop wallpaper from day to night .

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Microsoft has acquired GitHub

Microsoft's acquisition of GitHub aims " to empower developers to achieve more at every stage of the development lifecycle, accelerate enterprise use of GitHub, and bring Microsoft's developer tools and services to new audiences ", the company said in a statement.