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Nintendo Switch among 'strongest and most successful' launches

For a console to sell , it needs games . The Guardian's Alex Hern taste-tested the Switch launch title The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and can report, it is indeed "gross". You'd have to call Nintendo to have the company deactivate your dearly departed Switch . He said the Switch "seems like a fun group experience". As a game console, the Switch doesn't have the range of games available on Sony's PlayStation 4 and Microsoft's Xbox One. Read More

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Nintendo Switch sold 80000 units at launch in the UK

Nintendo Switch sold 80000 units at launch in the UK

Small numbers of stuck or dead pixels are a characteristic of LCD screens. Speaking of Wii U , there's good news - Switch is off to a much faster sales start, at least in the UK. While you can pick any of the 28 games individually, or leave the decision to chance using Shuffle mode, the best part is Team Battle. Looks like there are several other hidden functions of the Nintendo Switch , but more targeted towards its Joy-Con controllers. Read More

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White House calls for investigation into Trump's unverified wire-tapping claims

In a series of tweets as the sun was rising Saturday, Trump expressed outrage that the former president was "wire tapping" Trump Tower in NY "just before" his election victory last November. Obama's former Press Secretary Josh Earnest has also come out to refute Trump's claims, stating it was impossible for what is said to have happened to really have taken place. Read More

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Red Barrels horror Outlast 2 releases in April

Red Barrels horror Outlast 2 releases in April

Unfortunately, and for reasons unspecified, there won't be a PC version: It's only being released on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Red Barrels also announced that a physical edition of all three Outlast games-Outlast, the Outlast : Whistleblower DLC, and Outlast 2-will be released in a collection called Outlast Trinity . Read More

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Nintendo Switch Left Joycon is Designed Different from Right

Now, they have hailed the Nintendo Switch as "one of the strongest and most successful gaming console launches" at the retailer in the last several years. Say what you want about Nintendo - there's no other games hardware manufacturer doing more to bring social and multiplayer gaming back into the living room, and far from the often maddening experience of playing against screaming malcontents online. Read More

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IBM plans to commercialize its quantum computer

IBM plans to commercialize its quantum computer

Other industries the company is targeting include chemistry, where quantum computers could boost the precision with which molecules' properties can be predicted for drug and materials discovery, finding efficient paths across supply chain systems, improving artificial intelligence and enhancing the security of data held in cloud data centres. Read More

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Poland's rival to Tusk loses European party job

The EU Parliament's biggest party Monday stripped Poland's last-minute candidate to replace Donald Tusk from a senior post, saying it regretted his "disloyalty" for standing against the European Council head. But resistance from his own country might undermine his position. "Tusk is in a very strong position", a European diplomat said. He has already met the sole condition to run - by confirming his will to do so during a recent summit in Malta. Read More

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PS4 Is Still the UK's Biggest Ever Console Launch

French Nintendo fan site Nintendo Actu has been experimenting with Joy-Cons on Windows and Android devices, and software engineer Sam Williams has discovered Nintendo's controllers also work on macOS. It's pretty hard to spot, and the whole translucent design is just misleading because it might trick some users into thinking that they've already seen every nook and cranny and that there's nothing else left to see. Read More

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Gilmore Girls creators 'in talks' to make more episodes

Gilmore Girls creators 'in talks' to make more episodes

Some fans were satisfied with the ending, which finds [SPOILER ALERT] Rory Gilmore pregnant with her ex-boyfriend's child and looking at a life as a single mom, similar to her own mother's adventures with her in the original series. Reps for Netflix and " Gilmore Girls " producer Warner Bros. The Netflix finale of the series revealed the final four words that diehard fans of the Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel drama had waited years to hear. Read More

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Snapdragon 835 Powered Xiaomi Mi 6 Release Date Set to April 16

Snapdragon 835 Powered Xiaomi Mi 6 Release Date Set to April 16

After all, with the smartphone industry getting more competitive by the day, players such as Xiaomi simply can not afford to pass up the opportunity to make an impact in the mobile market. As per the Reports, this Xiaomi Smartphone is all set to come with a 5.2-inch LCD Display along with a 2.5D Curved Glass Design. It is also said that Xiaomi Mi 6 will be available in three different variants. Read More

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Uber Bug Allowed Free Rides

Uber Bug Allowed Free Rides

He identified the issue, which has now been resolved, in August a year ago and was rewarded by Uber through its bug bounty hunters programme. In this case, Prakash received $5,000 after reporting the Uber bug in question. However, when he specified an invalid payment method that he can not pay from, the Uber app allowed him to ride for free. Well, it was a possibility but for Bengaluru-based security researcher, Anand Prakash , who found the bug that could have facilitated this and helped the ... Read More

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Nintendo Switch sells out - but new shipments hit retailers this weekend

Apple's MacBook Pro and the Nintendo Switch are both equipped with USB-C. Of course, plenty of players haven't encountered this situation at all. "We have received some reports and are looking into them". To minimise interference, Nintendo advises, place your Switch console out in the open (but not outside, please). With this issue in mind, many supposed buyers of the Nintendo Switch are afraid that they will have to wait a few more months to get their hands on this console. Read More

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Manchester City heap more misery on Sunderland to go third in EPL

Manchester City heap more misery on Sunderland to go third in EPL

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has talked up "unbelievable" Sergio Aguero and lauded the forward for showing emotion. We are in a good moment now but we have to repeat it in every single game again and again. Alas, silverware eluded us that day, however, that game and the cup-run itself ultimately acted as a catalyst whereby we were able to overcome another hard season and claw our way to safety. Read More

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Brace yourself, a new premium Google Pixel is in the works

Having said that, we can expect two variants of Pixel phones this year again. Hafsteinsson revealed at MWC that Google Assistant will now be available on Android TV, Android Wear 2.0 and Android Auto. " Pixel stays premium ", Osterloh said. Now, with words about the next-generation Pixel phone coming straight from the horse's mouth, the excitement around the Pixel 2 will surely surge. Read More

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32GB iPhone 6 now available for purchase in India

32GB iPhone 6 now available for purchase in India

Well, this is happening and in fact, those in India can now get their hands on the refurbished iPhone 6, which takes the storage from 16GB to 32GB. As per the offer, the smartphone is priced at Rs 28 ,999 as of now. 8,550. Talking about the Apple iPhone 6, the smartphone was launched in September 2014. The new storage variant of iPhone 6, albeit in Gold colour, will be made available on March 10 in Taiwan and has already been available in China since February, as per a report by 9To5Mac. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy S8 with onscreen buttons

Samsung Galaxy S8 with onscreen buttons

The first leak this week is the filing of the "Infinity Display" which is going to be called as the new low-bezel screen. As days of the launch of Galaxy S8 is getting closer, leaks about the phone is surfacing online regularly. The report claimed that the select audience preview would be used by Samsung as a way to predict demand from market for the foldable displays and smartphones. Read More

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Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 concept is out sans physical home button

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 concept is out sans physical home button

Xiaomi revealed last month that it is working on the Mi Mix 2 - an upgrade to the bezel-less concept smartphone - Mix Mix that the company announced in October past year. This will mark Mi Mix 2 as the first smartphone to integrate this technology. Unlike past year where the fingerprint scanner was located on the back of the phablet, this report claims that this feature will now find a new home just below the display screen. Read More

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Nintendo Switch Storage Cards Cannot Transfer Between Consoles

But if the Switch posts numbers closer to the Wii U, analysts say it could be a big blow. "You can play your main console game on the go - on the plane or on the train - and come home and start right where you left off, on the TV". And I've had a total blast playing it. Early reviews online are in agreement that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a fantastic and impressive game, for example. Read More

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Foreign minister plans Southeast Asia tour following N. Korean assassination in Malaysia

Foreign minister plans Southeast Asia tour following N. Korean assassination in Malaysia

Malaysia on Saturday declared the North Korean ambassador to the country "persona non grata" and ordered the diplomat to leave Malaysia within 48 hours. The two women, who were charged Wednesday with the murder, have also denied any wrongdoing. Kang's expulsion order came after North Korean embassy officials failed to turn up for a meeting Saturday with Malaysian leaders. Read More

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Google Pixel Phone Will Be A Premium Device

Google Pixel Phone Will Be A Premium Device

Osterloh announced that the Pixel 2 will be releasing this year (2017). The company is set to reveal the Google Pixel 2 later this year, according to a senior Google executive. So, are you excited for the successor of one of the best and true Android phones on the planet? Google has not said yet whether or not something like that will be available to Android Messages. Read More

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Koenigsegg unveils incredible one-of-a-kind Agera RS Gryphon

Koenigsegg unveils incredible one-of-a-kind Agera RS Gryphon

That's a good thing, by the way. While the Agera RS Gryphon will likely never be for sale, members of the public will have a chance to get up close to it in the metal during the 2017 Geneva Motor Show which starts next week. So yes, you'll (hopefully) see it actually being used. One of the Regeras has a stunning green carbon fiber exterior that Koenigsegg says is reminiscent of the famed British Racing Green. Read More

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Shahid Afridi ruled out of PSL Final in Lahore due to injury

Shahid Afridi ruled out of PSL Final in Lahore due to injury

The 35-year-old Emrit has played just two one-day internationals for the West Indies while Haque has played four Tests and 30 one-day internationals for Bangladesh . Metal detectors, sniffer dogs and various stages of entry will punctuate the sell-out crowd's entry to the stadium in a 2km stretch of security patrolled by over 10,000 security figures, from the local Punjab police to the country's paramilitary taskforce; the Rangers. Read More

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Google Denies Claims on Cheaper Pixel Models, Says Pixel 2 will…

That is why you can count on Google to follow it. Osterloh said that even though he couldn't confirm a date, there was an annual rhythm to the industry which you could count on Google to follow. In response to questions regarding a low cost Pixel , the Google executive simply told reporters: "the Pixel stays premium ". Since the G5 was such a flop financially, many were curious to see what LG would bring in the G6 to make up for it. Read More

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Nintendo's Switch Already Has Problems A Day Into Launch

Nintendo's Switch Already Has Problems A Day Into Launch

Here are five things you should know, so you're switched on about the news. But if you were anxious that a pet or family member might accidentally swallow one of your tiny new game cartridges, Nintendo are already one step ahead. Jeff Gerstmann , the co-founder of the video game blog Giant Bomb, tweeted that he put one of the cartridges in his mouth and regretted the move instantly. Read More

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Li-ion king Goodenough creates battery he says really is... good enough

Li-ion king Goodenough creates battery he says really is... good enough

When a battery is being charged up, ions - or positively charged atoms - flow from the lithium electrode to the carbon one. Then the report focuses on a deep study of global factors influencing the Lithium iron phosphate Battery market like market revenue, product cost, Lithium iron phosphate Battery market volume, utilization ratio along with Lithium iron phosphate Battery market demand and supply analysis. Read More

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