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Tribes Pick Location For Third Connecticut Casino

MMCT expects the total taxes to reach about $5.5 million per year. East Windsor is one of two candidates to host what would be the state's third casino and its first on non-reservation land. A third casino is billed as a way to preserve CT jobs tied directly and indirectly to the gambling industry and guard against further erosion of the slot revenue the state receives from Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun. Read More

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Moto adds some premium flair to the budget G5 and G5 Plus

Moto adds some premium flair to the budget G5 and G5 Plus

The company hasn't revealed the price at which it will launch the Moto G5 Plus and we also don't know if we will witness the launch of its younger sibbling, the Moto G5, at the event. On the camera front, the G5 sports a 13MP unit at the back with f/2.0 aperture, phase detection autofocus, and LED flash. The phone features a 2800mAh battery, and supports fast charging. Read More

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NASCAR Daytona 500: Stewart-Haas Racing Is The Real Winner

Happened to us previous year. Speedweeks 2017 served as the debut for NASCAR's new national series format that divides races into three stages with extra points awarded to the top-10 finishers in each of the first two stages. I'm confident enough to say I'm the best race vehicle driver out there, but I guess at the same time after the race I'm able to look back at the race and say, 'Why did I do that? He's as fast as ever and has won the Daytona 500 twice. Read More

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Mass Effect Andromeda Sex Scenes Are "Totally Softcore Space Porn", Says Bioware

The BioWare executive then followed that tweet up, saying that he's "not" kidding. While the majority of the Mass Effect lovers are excited for Andromeda , there are a handful of them that are equally anxious for the game. But, as you would expect, it's still unclear whether or not the game's first-day patch will be released alongside the game. "A good portion of the team is still working on the day-one patch". Read More

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Twitch to Sell Games Through Players' Streams This Spring

Twitch to Sell Games Through Players' Streams This Spring

Meanwhile, this move is sure to put Twitch in rivalry with certain game marketplaces like Valve. To up the ante in Twitch's competition with Steam, it's offering a Twitch Crate for any purchases over $5. Feeds from streamers who have not opted into the sales program will still feature "Buy Now" buttons, but the streamers will receive no benefit. " Many of our streamers want to make a living doing what they love", said Matt McCloskey , VP of Commerce, Twitch . Read More

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Nokia Snake game now available on Facebook Messenger

Nokia Snake game now available on Facebook Messenger

Nokia also announced the new Nokia 3310 which will be launched globally alongside these smartphones and I am sure the phone will create some noticeable ripples around the Internet for quite some time. Several former Nokia employees work for the company, and HMD president Florian Seiche said a revamped Nokia 3310 was a frequent request from customers who wanted a simple, durable phone. Read More

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World's first driverless race vehicle unveiled at MWC 2017

Roborace has revealed its new vehicle, the Robocar at this year's Mobile World Congress. Roborace provides an open AI platform for companies to develop their own driverless software and push the limits in an extreme and safe environment. The organizers have said the goal is to pit 10 teams (each armed with two Robocars) against each other before every Formula E race. Sverdlov's Charge - the official electric truck partner of Formula E - is providing key components for the Robocar, ... Read More

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MWC 2017: Hands-On With The All-New Nokia 3310

MWC 2017: Hands-On With The All-New Nokia 3310

HMD Global is hoping the updated Nokia 3310 and the new selection of smartphones will help to appeal to "a new generation of fans". Like the old model, the new Nokia 3310 offers snake game and marathon battery life. Powered by 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek 6737 chipset, 16GB internal storage , up to 128GB microSD card support, microUSB 2.0 and NFC. There's also a 2-megapixel camera that Nokia says is good for "simple snaps". Read More

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ZTE shows off gigabit LTE phone, 5G base stations at MWC

ZTE shows off gigabit LTE phone, 5G base stations at MWC

At MWC 2017 , ZTE will focus on leading 5G evolution, advancing cloudification, creating the Internet of Everything, and launching state-of-art devices. The phone utilizes Snapdragon 835's advanced X16 LTE modem along with 4x4 MIMO antenna technology and 256-QM modulation to achieve speeds that aren't even available on most routers meant for home-use. Read More

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Lenovo unveils four new tablets at MWC 2017 running Android Nougat

Lenovo unveils four new tablets at MWC 2017 running Android Nougat

Of course, we'll have to wait and see how the two slates fair in our grueling battery test when we get them in to PC Labs. As the name suggests, the Tab 4 8 features an 8-inch HD display, whereas the Tab 4 10 features a 10-inch HD display. Compared with their plus siblings, the screens aren't as crisp or bright, and tend to wash out more easily when viewed from the side. It also includes Dolby Atmos speakers, and will begin shipping in May for $109. Read More

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Nokia goes retro with new-look 3310 mobile phones

Nokia goes retro with new-look 3310 mobile phones

On this front, the new 3310 harkens back to the good old days. The company released several color variants of this smartphone which you can check out in the gallery down below. Having once been the world's largest mobile phone manufacturer, Nokia has since slipped behind all its major rivals and was sold off by previous buyers Microsoft a year ago. Read More

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Panthers re-sign DE Mario Addison to three-year deal

Panthers re-sign DE Mario Addison to three-year deal

At 29 years old, he had 9.5 sacks in 2016. With Charles Johnson's future in doubt, and the bust label looking more and more likely for Kony Ealy, the Panthers were without even a serviceable Edge Rusher entering the 2017 season. I'm very excited to be here. "I knew I had to come out and do my thing". Addison, who led Carolina with a career-high 9.5 sacks last season, was scheduled to hit the free-agent market on March 9. Read More

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Google Assistant is rolling out to non-Pixel Android phones

Google Assistant is rolling out to non-Pixel Android phones

Users with devices running Android version 6.0 Marshmallow and above will receive the Google Assistant via an update for the Google Play Services installed on their devices. Obviously, Google Assistant's addition to many of these smartphones will depend on handset makers, but the first step has already been made since Google is willing to push the AI to smartphones other than Nexus and Pixel. Read More

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How to pick the right microSD card for the Nintendo Switch

We're also counting down to this year's PAX East convention, especially now that the Indie Megabooth has announced they'll have more than 80 games on display at the show. The game will be sold at $19.99 from the Nintendo eShop. It is also unlikely that Nintendo will be bringing the old series spin-offs like "Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer" and "Animal Crossing: Amiibo Festival" to the Switch , given the mixed reviews it received from critics compared to the mainline games. Read More

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SONY XPERIA XZ Premium's feature leaked!

SONY XPERIA XZ Premium's feature leaked!

Sony early on Monday morning took the wraps off what can only be described as the best smartphone of Mobile World Congress 2017 so far, a phone we didn't see coming. Once the camera detects motion, it will start buffering, taking 4 pictures in the one second before the shutter is pressed and saved. In the storage segment, it comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage that can be expanded via a microSD card upto 256GB. Read More

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Sony Xperia XZ Premium Rocks A 4K HDR Display

Sony Xperia XZ Premium Rocks A 4K HDR Display

Sony's 2017 Xperia line-up is an Android triple treat spanning the mid-range XA1 to a large-screen XA1 Ultra version and the top-shelf XZ Premium. My demo with the phone revealed incredibly vivid color and pin-prick sharp detail - it's nearly like having a Sony Bravia TV screen condensed into a 5.5-inch form factor. Read More

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Google Assistant Is Now Available To Many Android Phones

Google Assistant Is Now Available To Many Android Phones

Google Assistant rolls out this week in the USA, followed by English versions for Australia, Canada and the U.K.as well as German speakers in Germany. "Now we're bringing it to even more people". The company has also promised to extend the language support further over the coming year. Using "Ok Google " command, users will be able to invoke the personal assistant. Read More

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AT&T Cuts Prices and Adds New Features to Its Unlimited Data Plans

AT&T Cuts Prices and Adds New Features to Its Unlimited Data Plans

The pricing includes monthly access charges, but it is not inclusive of taxes or additional fees. The credit will make DirecTV available to new customers from Dollars 25 per month, for the DirecTV Select All-Included Package. AT&T is also launching a new Unlimited Choice plan this Thursday. Price hunters will probably still stick with T-Mobile and Sprint, and Verizon's $80 unlimited plan remains the one to beat among the bigger two carriers, but the DirecTV bill credits might be enough to ... Read More

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Lily Allen reveals she suffered from PTSD after stillbirth of her son

Lily Allen reveals she suffered from PTSD after stillbirth of her son

Singer Lily Allen has revealed she was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after stillbirth, when she was trolled on social media for standing up against the prejudice towards immigrants during last year's Calais crisis. "Really, new levels. I'm no masochist so I'll be back x", wrote the singer before signing off. Lily chose not to dignify the absolutely horrifying tweet with a response, explaining that she was quitting the site with the message: "My timeline is full of the ... Read More

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LG G6: Why You Should Consider It

LG G6: Why You Should Consider It

Why this matters: LG needs a hit. LG's mobile business lost 1.3 billion won previous year. Thus, the Korean giant focused on keeping the bezels to the minimum, pushing any camera bulge inside and including rounded edges on the LG G6 . The G6 also sports a 5MP camera on the front with a 100-degree wide angle lens. The manufacturer have also included another feature called "Square Camera ", something that allows users to take images in 1:1 format - the format that is favoured by ... Read More

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Nokia Reveals New Classic But It Only Works On A 2G Network

Nokia Reveals New Classic But It Only Works On A 2G Network

The new Nokia-branded Android devices are not aimed at taking on flagships from heavyweights like Samsung, but instead target the affordable end of the market with competitive pricing and decent specs. The company also launched a special edition Arte Black color of the device which comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage . Google executive attended the launch event and announced that Google Assistant will be available in all the phones, which are running on Android Nougat 7.1.1. Read More

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Mobile To Start Selling LG G6 This Spring

In its place is a sleek aluminum unibody design with a large 5.7-inch display . It sits inside a body that is only fractionally bigger than the G5 and noticeably smaller than the 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. LG itself has been releasing bits of information about its newest smartphone for weeks, and a steady stream of leaks and spy shots have conspired to elucidate pretty much every aspect of the phone thus far. Read More

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Iraqi forces free first neighborhood from IS in Mosul

But the number of US forces on or near the front lines remained relatively small. The advances came a day after special forces joined the fight for western Mosul. He said that while ISIL had claimed that it had killed nearly 40 Iraqi soldiers, "Iraqi government officially does not accept or deny any of these casualty figures [atlhough] military sources have been telling us that dozens of soldiers have died in these ISIL attacks". Read More

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Sign Up Page Leaked

Samsung Galaxy S8 Sign Up Page Leaked

The company has yet to announce price or availability of any of these devices, but some speculate the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 could have a starting price of $899. However, the all new Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is going to attract several Samsung fans and is surely going to be well received by the users. According to The Next Web , the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Processor would power the Galaxy S8. Read More

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LG G6 First Look and Tour!

LG isn't saying much about the G6's launch date or pricing, but USA carriers like AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon have committed to offering the LG G6 this spring. The fingerprint sensor is located in the back of the phone, and the dual camera is flush with the body. The handset also comes with AI based Google Assistant on board, activates by saying "OK Google" or long press the home button. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 official, includes four speakers and an S Pen

According to BGR , the leaks came from the National Communications Commission, Taiwan's take on the FCC. A new report from South Korea claims availability details of the upcoming LG G6 and Samsung Galaxy S8. There's a 13-megapixel camera with autofocus and a flash on the back, and on the front there's a 5-megapixel shooter for selfies. This would mean a clash with the Galaxy Book and the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 . Read More

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Michael Moore endorses Ellison for DNC chair: Party needs 'fresh blood'

Michael Moore endorses Ellison for DNC chair: Party needs 'fresh blood'

The race for a new Democratic chairman narrowed to two candidates, a former Cabinet member and a liberal Minnesota congressman, both of them promising to rebuild a reeling party and fight Republican President Donald Trump. "We need Keith Ellison as the DNC chair". While there's no clear path forward for Democrats to take, they likely will find common ground throughout the party and country by resisting the Trump agenda. Read More

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