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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A launches with a selfie-centric variants

It may have been eclipsed by the Android Oreo reveal but Xiaomi fans will devour this new smartphone model nonetheless. The Chinese smartphone giant has just launched the latest addition to its mid-range phablet line, the Redmi Note 5A, and it’s no surprise that there’s a focus on selfies in two the three models available. What’s a bit surprising is … Continue reading

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Nintendo’s second ‘Classic’ console is better, but not perfect

When Nintendo announced that the already impossible to find NES Classic Edition was going out of production, there were two reactions: outrage that the company could introduce such a popular product and fail to meet demand, and curiosity -- why would...

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iOS 11 developer beta 7, public beta 6 now available

This week isn’t just for eclipses and oreos. While it still isn’t a final release, iOS users and developers are also getting a bit of a treat. Apple has just rolled out a new beta version of iOS 11 not just for developers but even for users brave enough to tread the waters

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The first ‘Shenmue III’ teaser is comfortably familiar

There's plenty of big news flowing out from this year's Gamescom. Although the Xbox One X has dominated the headlines thus far, some other fan-favorite games are also vying for space at the event. Among them, the long-awaited Shenmue III

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Comcast X1 sports guide aggregates leagues, games and scores

Comcast has introduced a new guide for sports enthusiasts, one that makes it easy to find what you want to watch by offering content based on sports league, game, and score. Users can, as one example, select the NFL category, then from there view all of the NFL games that are on or will be airing soon. Teams, scores, and … Continue reading

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‘Life is Strange: Before the Storm’ trailer showcases its story

Since Max and her time traveling powers won't be in Life is Strange's upcoming prequel, you might be wondering what to expect. Well, this new trailer out of Germany's Gamescom expo can give you a pretty good idea of what Before the Storm is all about...

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Lenovo’s new gaming towers missed the 8th gen Intel Core train

Gamescom is always a great opportunity to put out new hardware designed to cater to gamers. Indeed, Intel timed its announcement of its 8th generation core processors this week and Acer just revealed one of the first laptops to be powered by such a processor. If you expected that the new Lenovo Legion Y920, Y720 and Y520 gaming towers would … Continue reading

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New Chromebook Pixel, Google Home mini reportedly coming

While a lot of attention has been paid to the second gen Pixel phones, especially now that Android Oreo is out, they might not be the only devices that will be coming later this year. According to Android Police’s sources, Google is working on a new Chromebook Pixel, the first since the second gen laptop in 2015, as well as … Continue reading

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Google may be readying its own smart headphones

Google might be planning a foil to smarter-than-usual headphones like Apple's AirPods or the Bragi Dash line. After some sleuthing inside the Google app, the team at 9to5Google has found references to headphones that would use Google Assistant to aug...

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WhatsApp borrows Facebook’s colorful status updates

Now you can switch your WhatsApp status update to suit your mood. You can stitch photos and videos together to make it look like Snapchat -- or you can make it look more like its parent company's status updates. The chat application has updated its i...

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