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Xbox One X is Microsoft's powerful new game console

At 12GB RAM memory and a memory bandwidth of 326GB/s, it is way ahead of other similar products in the market. Companies may have tried, over the years, to spur additional sales by launching smaller , more affordable versions of the consoles before their new hardware was ready, but for the most part, consumers knew their hardware would generally be state-of-the-art for the better part of a decade. Read More

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Apple Unveils the HomePod

According to the company, the Siri-powered smart speaker is created to "reinvent home music", much in the way that the iPod did for portable music. By the same token, you can drive beefier speakers with a $ 50 Echo Dot , but Apple's solution is less cluttered and it offers whole-home audio support. Read More

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New trailer for two Zelda: BotW expansions

New trailer for two Zelda: BotW expansions

If you're seeking more adventure, there's a new Trial of the Sword challenge, and a harder difficulty mode for the entire game. Meanwhile, details about the second set of DLC are still scarce. A previous Nintendo announcement already detailed the Master Trials pack, but the Champion Ballad pack is fairly new. The new amiibo can be seen below, featuring the four champions as well as some other amiibo announced today for Mario Odyssey and Metroid. Read More

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This is Apple's best iPad ever - here's why

This is Apple's best iPad ever - here's why

Apple products are here to stay. The new iPad Pro simply isn't worth the money to me. Does anyone remember Windows tablets before the iPad? Apple this week also launched an updated App Store that adds original editorial features , a "Today" tab for daily announcements about new features, and other new tabs for Games, Apps and Updates. Read More

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Spider-Man PS4's New Gameplay Footage Shown at E3, Releases in 2018

Spider-Man PS4's New Gameplay Footage Shown at E3, Releases in 2018

Spider-Man will release on PlayStation 4 in 2018 and is completely unrelated to the movies meaning this is his own, independent story that will follow him fairly early on in his superhero career. Third parties were on hand to show off Call of Duty: WWII , Destiny , Monster Hunter: World and Ni No Kuni II. One of the best games of all time is going to be rebuilt for the new generation. Read More

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Xenoblade Chronicles 2 - E3 2017 trailer

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 - E3 2017 trailer

During the Nintendo Spotlight event today, Nintendo confirmed that Xenoblade Chronicles 2 will come to Nintendo Switch in holiday 2017. We're sure fans are glad that a direct sequel is happening. Also, Pyra seemingly has the ability to transform into the powerful Blade, granting Rex great combat abilities which will help them on their quest. Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is coming to Nintendo Switch , Holiday 2017. Read More

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Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions Coming to 3DS

Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions Coming to 3DS

Superstar Saga originally released on the Gameboy Advanced in 2003. Of course, Nintendo never comments or responds to such sneakiness, so we had to wait until E3 for confirmation. Give your team stat upgrades to buff them up through the game. Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions is a remaster of the Gameboy Advance game, Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga , with updated visuals and gameplay tweaks created to take advantage of the 3DS hardware. Read More

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Apple iPhone 8 running iOS 11 renders leaked online

Apple iPhone 8 running iOS 11 renders leaked online

Apple customers have a whole lot to look forward to, including new operating systems across desktop, phone, and smartwatches, as well as some interesting software tweaks. Fitness seems to be a major area of focus with watchOS4. The new always-on dock provides quick access to frequently used apps and documents. It is called "Offload Unused Apps" and you can turn it on by going to Settings , then tapping General . Read More

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Escaped inmates accused of shooting, killing 2 correctional officers — TIMELINE

The agency tweeted that the amount is likely to increase. The Oconee County Sheriff's Office, north of where the officers were killed, published a Facebook post encouraging the men to turn themselves in. Authorities said Dubose is a member of the Ghost Face Gangsters. "They are extremely unsafe", Deal said. "I can't tell you how they got through the gate", Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills said. Read More

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Jury asks another question in Bill Cosby case

Jury asks another question in Bill Cosby case

The jurors entered a second day of deliberations after failing to reach a verdict on Monday night. Her lawsuit against him had elicited four days of testimony from Cosby about his sexual conduct with some of them. Those depositions became the basis of the prosecution in this case, when the seal on them was lifted in 2015 and the prosecutors got wind that they included admissions by Cosby that the routinely got Quaaludes in the '70s with the express objective of incapacitating young women so ... Read More

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Tim Cook: Apple Cooking Up Self-Driving Cars

The company is focusing on autonomous systems , Cook told Bloomberg Television on June 5. Cook also called autonomous cars "one of the most hard AI projects to work on" but declined to provide any kind of progress report or rule out an Apple auto, despite contradictory evidence as to whether the company is actively working on one. Read More

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Minecraft gets cross-platform boost with 'Better Together' update

Minecraft gets cross-platform boost with 'Better Together' update

Minecraft is already available on countless platforms and, in August, the Better Together update will unify the game's code base across majority. Microsoft' E3 press conference saw an important announcement for Minecraft with the new " Better Together Update". Since Microsoft purchased Minecraft in 2014 , many had wondered how the Xbox creator might handle the game on other consoles. Read More

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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Getting Some Good New Stuff

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has seen enormous success during its time in early access and yesterday, PlayerUnknown himself took to the stage during Microsoft's Xbox conference to announce PUBG will be coming to the Xbox One X. There's a weather system forthcoming, adding rain and fog and sunset, each of which will change the atmosphere and will probably also screw with things like view distance. Read More

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Anti-Sharia march takes over state capitol steps

Anti-Sharia march takes over state capitol steps

It didn't take long before the two groups exchanged angry words and gestures. In a 2007 interview, she infamously said "every practicing Muslim is a radical Muslim". Rizvi said she was disappointed that "such a hateful rally" took place at the Inland Regional Center. This isn't limited to the United States. The Los Angeles Times cited legal experts who said there's no legal way to implement Sharia law - or other foreign criminal or civil codes - in the United States, and to do so would be ... Read More

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Letters - PRI Response To US Withdrawal From Climate Agreement

Letters - PRI Response To US Withdrawal From Climate Agreement

Local environmentalists held what they deemed an emergency rally Thursday to demonstrate their opposition to President Trump's decision to pull the USA out of the Paris Climate Accord . The United States withdrew from the Paris Agreement last week and in response the Mayor has signed two letters acknowledging his and the City Councils' support of the global climate agreement and its goals. Read More

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Muguruza sees off Putintseva to reach French Open fourth round

I wanted the match, and I had to dictate the game". I tried to just do what I had to do and keep that during the whole match. "If you had been in my shoes on the court, I think you would have understood". 1 Angelique Kerber , who beat Venus in the semifinals previous year, is struggling, and it's not out of the question to picture Williams standing with the winner's trophy hoisted high above her head. Read More

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Marty Banks gives Highlanders thrilling win over British and Irish Lions

As the Highlanders took a line-out on the Lions' five metre line, Coltman found his way to the back of the resulting drive, ending up with the ball back in his hands. Besides a well-taken try, his 67-minute display featured typically astute decision-making around the tackle area. With competitions for places in the Lions back-row fierce, the 28-year-old says he is not taking his place in the Test team for granted as he looks to prove his worth in the three remaining matches before they take ... Read More

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Google has hired an Apple hardware architect for SoC development

Hundreds of OEMs, each with a varying set of specifications coupled with different skins running on top of Android leading to a fluctuation in the performance department. Variety.com reports that some of these patent filings describe fundamental chip architecture, while others are specific to certain applications. It would also be able to better optimize its processors to save energy. Read More

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Uber CEO to take leave, leadership team to run company

The recommendations , which were released Tuesday to employees and to the public, suggest a broad range of changes to the ride-hailing app's workplace culture. Its first recommendation is to review and reallocate some of Kalanick's responsibilities at the company. Ames said the recommendations were strong but indicated Uber had few policies, and the ones it had were not followed. Read More

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Fake developers, scammers secretly fooling Apple

Fake developers, scammers secretly fooling Apple

As Rover's John Coombs explains , right now app developers can basically require you to give complete location permissions, lest the app do nothing at all. It seems like scammers are bidding on many other keywords. Apple's iMac all-in-one line-up got some upgrades, with newer-generation Intel Kaby Lake chips, faster storage, brighter displays and expanded connectivity options. Read More

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California Congressman Moves to Impeach President Trump

Trump ". The California Democrat is part of a small but growing group of lawmakers floating the idea of impeachment . "That wouldn't just hurt the party this time ". Both Trump and Russian Federation have denied allegations of interference and collusion. Sherman's proposal, circulated to colleagues along with a letter, states that the president sought to hinder and stop federal investigations by "threatening and then terminating James Comey ", the ousted FBI director. Read More

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Saudi Arabia's Jubeir: Qatar is not under blockade

Saudi Arabia's Jubeir: Qatar is not under blockade

Last week, Trump lashed out at Qatar, demanding that it stop funding terrorism shortly after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged other Gulf nations to end their blockade of the tiny, oil-rich emirate. There is no blockade on them. "They just can not use our territorial waters". Qatar cultivated key support from Turkey and Iran , though its cooperation with the latter is likely to incense Saudi Arabia all the more. Read More

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Sony @E3 2017: New Days Gone Gameplay Trailer

On Monday night we got yet another, longer look at what we can expect when this Sony exclusive finally does launch. This time the zombie apocalypse is coming in lone ranger form, with hordes to fend off at every turn. The trailer ends with Deacon spotting what seems to be an infected bear as he and his companions slowly back away. Stay tuned for more from E3 and PS4. Read More

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Microsoft Finally Reveals Its Plans For Project Scorpio At E3 2017

An official statement provided to Road to VR suggests that the Xbox One X won't see any form of VR support as a launch feature, and perhaps for some time to come. I haven't had a chance to get my hands on it yet, but I imagine that the Xbox One X is a ridiculously impressive piece of hardware. Third party games like Middle-Earth: Shadow of War and Assassin's Creed: Origins will release close to the Xbox One X's launch window with system-specific enhancements. Read More

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Stream Playstation's E3 press conference

Not to mention the open world city landscape looks fantastic, and there was a treat for big Spider-Man fans with a glimpse of Miles Morales - the man who takes over from Peter Parker as the web-slinger. Spider-Man has always been a fun, sarcastic superhero, and we've all loved playing the video games from the past, but it's coming back on PS4. The game has been completely remade for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro, featuring all new HD graphics, upgraded resolution, and more dynamic ... Read More

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Supermassive Games Announce Hidden Agenda for PlayLink

Supermassive Games Announce Hidden Agenda for PlayLink

Under the umbrella PlayLink , these games are played on the PlayStation 4 console, but controlled via an iOS or Android smartphone rather than the DualShock controller. For more details on PlayLink jump over to the official PlayStation blog via the link below. That's You will be out in just a few weeks on July 4 and is free to PlayStation Plus members. Read More

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Apple finally confirms its auto plans

The ambitions of Apple's " Project Titan " changed a year ago, when the company moved from working on its own auto to developing the self-driving software that would feature in other vehicles. Mr Cook declined to say whether Apple wanted to build its own auto in future. The revelation follows Apple being granted a permit to test driverless cars in California back in April - a development that left little in doubt when it came to the company's plans. Read More

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Logitech Powerplay Means No More Wireless Mouse Charging

Logitech Powerplay Means No More Wireless Mouse Charging

And since the Powerplay mouse pads are replaceable, you won't have to buy a whole new charging base if you pad wears out. So, whether the mouse is stationary or in-use, as long as it's on top of the mouse mat it's being recharged. Both are equipped with the PMW3366 optical sensor that has "zero smoothing, filtering, or acceleration" across the entire DPI range of 200 through 12,000 DPI. Read More

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