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After rolling out to unlocked units in Japan this week, the Huawei Honor 8 Nougat update has now started hitting units in several other countries as well. It's a heavy update that weighs in at around 2.23GB, and brings along EMUI 5.0, which debuted on the Mate 9. The update that rolled out in Japan was under 2GB in size, and it also included some system-related optimizations, stability-related improvements, and better app versatility. So, while it's currently not known exactly what…
01.21 / 15:08
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If you somehow missed the good news, 2017 greeted us with Nokia's long-anticipated return to the smartphone scene. The mid-range Nokia 6 Android handset is already a reality and marks HMD Global's first effort at managing the legendary brand. There is still a lot of mystery surrounding the handset in question, ranging from international availability to possible future software efforts, like an AI assistant. However, one thing is for sure - the Nokia 6 has already stirred up a lot of…
01.21 / 13:54
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Microsoft launched the second multiplayer beta for the upcoming real-time strategy game Halo Wars 2 on Friday, making it available to all Windows 10 PC users, as well as Xbox One players with a Xbox Live Gold subscription. The new beta will run through Monday, January 30th, and builds on last summer’s Halo Wars 2 trial by introducing the Blitz … Continue…
01.21 / 13:17
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Mike Pence became the vice president of the United States Friday, but he and his family won’t be moving into the White House. Instead, Pence will move not too far from President Donald Trump’s new digs to the grounds of the United States Naval Observatory, located at Number One Observatory Cir…
01.21 / 12:41
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A meeting between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump could happen soon as the Russian president has agreed to meet his U.S. counterpart. However, preparations for the possible meeting may take months, not weeks, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was quoted as saying by TASS news …
01.21 / 12:41
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NBC’s new TV series “Emerald City” aired episode 4 this week in which Dorothy (Adria Arjona) met a mysterious girl who could transform men and women into stone giants. This little girl converted her faux parents into stone giants. Meanwhile, Tip (Jordan Loughran) decided that she wants the witch of the West’s (Ana Ularu) magic…
01.21 / 12:40
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Following news yesterday that Apple has filed suit against LTE modem supplier Qualcomm for engaging in anticompetitive licensing practices, the chipmaker hit back on Sunday by calling Apple's claims "baseless" and accusing it of "encouraging regulatory attacks". Apple shared a statement with several news sites on Friday announcing the lawsuit, which argued that Qualcomm used its position as the sole supplier of a key iPhone component to drive up patent licensing fees. This morning…
01.21 / 12:04
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Uber’s gone straight for the kill with its latest hire. For long now, Uber and Google have been bitter rivals in the race to build their autonomous vehicle. And now, Uber has hired the man behind Google search to work closely with its chief executive Travis Kalanick and help grow the company’s self-driving car program. Amit Singhal, former Senior Vice President of Search, has joined the ride-hailing company as SVP of Engineering. Amit Singhal, a 15-year Google veteran, yesterday announced o…
01.21 / 11:27
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“Scorpion” Season 3 will see Happy (Jadyn Wong) and Toby (Eddie Kaye Thomas) planning their wedding, but whether or not the actual ceremony will take place is something fans needs to watch out for…
01.21 / 09:00
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Matthew Kevin Anderson landed a guest-starring role in Season 3 of “The Flash.” Anderson will appear in episode 12 as criminal metahuman Clive Yorkin, who is methodically killing people by causing them to decompose at an accelerated rate. According to the synopsis for the episode, titled “Untouchable,” Joe (Jesse L. Martin) becomes Yorkin’s next target but it’s Iris (Candice Patton) who is caught in the crossfire…
01.21 / 09:00
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Just as protests against the inauguration of the 45th president of the United States were not limited to the U.S. soil, so were the celebrations. Reports suggested that the swearing-in ceremony of President Donald Trump was met with jubilant cheers from Russians who marked the event with parties and release of commemorative trinkets such as coins and "matryoshka" nesting d…
01.21 / 08:59
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HTC announced its new lineup of U devices, including the HTC U Ultra, late last week with a new image for HTC. After concluding its press conference in Taipei, HTC's YouTube account was updated with a few new promo videos with sizzle videos and uplifting footage. Yesterday, another video about the HTC U was uploaded, specifically on how to enable night mode on the HTC U. The video explains it all quite quickly with some questionable acting. We think the best part is after the…
01.21 / 07:46
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The Legends will try to preserve the outcome of the American Revolutionary War in Season 2, episode 11 of “Legends of Tomorrow.” According to the synopsis for the episode, titled “Turncoat,” the team travels to the winter of 1776 to protect George Washington, who serves as commander-in-chief of the continental army during the American Revolutionary War…
01.21 / 05:56
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Currently, the Chinese handset maker LeEco is holding an event in New Delhi to discuss their business strategy, expansion plan and upcoming devices in the Indian market. {image-letv-14-1468494580.jpg www.gizbot.com} LeEco's top officials have revealed that the company is planning to…
01.21 / 02:17
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Desi handset maker, Intex Technologies, has scaled up its presence in South India with the opening of its 9th Smart World store in the region, which is also the 80th store in the country. {image-11-15-1468574343.jpg www.gizbot.com} Intex Smart World began…
01.21 / 02:16
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Android Pay has recently been updated to version 1.13, and while this didn't add many new changes to the payment app's interface or otherwise, an APK teardown reveals more about the future capabilities of Android Pay. The mobile payment app will (at some time in the future) allow users to add their PayPal cards and the ability to support Visa Checkout. Thanks to a deal previously established between PayPal and Discover, places where Discover is normally accepted would enable these…
01.21 / 02:15
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Shootings in Baltimore, one of the most dangerous cities in the United States, are up 30 percent in January 2017 compared to the same time last year. On Thursday, two men died while three people were injured in three shootings across the c…
01.21 / 01:39
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When LG launched the V20 last year, it touted the phone as being the first phone preloaded with Android 7.0 and Google’s In Apps feature. Now a new report says that LG will have another special Google feature for the G6’s launch. The LG G6 will include the Google Assistant, according to sources speaking to Business Korea. The only smartphones that currently offer Google’s Assistant are the Google Pixel and Pixel XL. Assistant is Google’s new and improved AI assistant, offering features like…
01.21 / 01:26
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Balancing his small, sneakered feet on the lip of a planter as he impatiently waited Friday for the inaugural parade to start, Ronan McKerrow confessed he only knows three things about Donald Trump: His middle name starts with a J, he's 70 and he doesn't have much hair. However, in true 8-year-old fashion, he has some suggestions for the new president. "Give everyone floating cars," Ronan said, speaking over the shouting of nearby protesters positioned on Pennsylvania Avenue across from t…
01.20 / 23:48
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The Air Force is increasing the defense cover over the country with the launch of a satellite that will detect and warn about missile launches around the world. The Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous satellite, or SBIRS GEO 3, will launch between 7:42-8:22 p.m. EST Friday from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station,…
01.20 / 23:12
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