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Quake Champions Free to Play Options Include Rentals with Currency

Quake Champions Free to Play Options Include Rentals with Currency

The free-to-play version of the game will give players access to a single champion . Those who want to pay in some form or fashion can do so though. "So we want to have the flexibility to have a free-to-play option for those people". Willits further told Polygon that, "At its core, it's a free-to-play game, with the option to buy the Champion Pack and just get in and play with all the Champions". Read More

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Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age Collector's Edition Is Here

Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age Collector's Edition Is Here

This package includes the game inside a Steelbook case with a different set of artwork from the collector's edition , as well as a DLC code for a digital copy of the game's background music. On Square Enix's online store, fans can now pre-order a $200 Collector's Edition complete with a Judge Magisters mini bust set, while a less flashy $50 Limited Edition is also available. Read More

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You'll Soon Be Able To Use Apps In Your Work Gmail

You'll Soon Be Able To Use Apps In Your Work Gmail

Google hasn't made any announcements as far as when or if Gmail add-ons will be made available to regular consumers like you and me, who are using the regular Gmail . Gmail Add-ons are created to integrate custom workflows into Gmail based on the context of a given email. Today, Google introduced a developer preview of the new functionality that will offer access to whatever the add-on does across desktop, Android and iOS Gmail apps. Read More

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Punjab Election Results 2017: List Of Winning Candidates

Punjab Election Results 2017: List Of Winning Candidates

Punjab voted in a single phase on 4 February 2017. "It showed that despite demonetisation, people are voting for the BJP, which is expected to maintain this trend in UP", a Churu-based bookie told TOI. It was a huge downfall for the Akali Dal-BJP combine that ruled the state for five years. The AAP finishing off at a distant second in Punjab and failing to open an acc-ount in Goa is set to loom large over the upcoming municipal elections in the national capital, where the party is making its ... Read More

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Shadow of War: 4K and HDR on Xbox Scorpio

Shadow of War: 4K and HDR on Xbox Scorpio

You can view Project Scorpio's Microsoft Store page here. Once the details are available, we'll report here. Project Scorpio is on its way to impact 4K gaming with pre-orders already being set-up when the powerful console is announced. With this, they gain the upper hand against the PlayStation 4 Pro, as the latter needs a great amount of patches in its games due to tech glitches. Microsoft has assured that the Xbox Games Pass program will not affect the ongoing "Games with Gold", ... Read More

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Microsoft Takes on Siri with Revamped Cortana App

Microsoft Takes on Siri with Revamped Cortana App

Microsoft is continuing to develop Cortana. Cortana also struggles to offer the same level of integration as Apple's Siri or Google Assistant on their own operating systems - and it's unlikely that level of integration will ever happen. Redesigned calling, texting, and reminders . An app drawer-like button is now present on the lower-left of the homescreen and clicking it will bring up "quick action" buttons for certain info and commands without having to speak with the voice assistant. Read More

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Lawmakers reconsider eliminating Daylight Saving Time in California

Lawmakers reconsider eliminating Daylight Saving Time in California

The rest of Europe followed suit soon after, and the United States officially adopted daylight saving time in 1918. For more than two decades - from 1945 to 1966 - there were no uniform rules for Daylight Saving Time . But states could exempt themselves if they chose. The reasoning behind daylight savings and the time shifts was to take advantage of the daylight in the mornings and the lighter evenings during the summer. Read More

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RBS Six Nations | 5 Burning Questions for Round 4

RBS Six Nations | 5 Burning Questions for Round 4

And sure enough Joseph, Youngs and Nowell were all promoted but Vunipola was not. England have failed to lead at the break in all three of their matches this year but gone on to win. The return of Billy Vunipola is also a timely boost for England and if things aren't going according to plan then the big Saracens back row is the ideal battering ram to get them over the line. Read More

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SEGA releases new gameplay video for Sonic Mania

SEGA releases new gameplay video for Sonic Mania

Fans of the original Sonic the Hedgehog video games have been ecstatic over Sega's upcoming Sonic Mania. That's if you're Sonic , but you can play as Knuckles and Tails too, if you want. Sega also revealed a brand new enemy for Sonic Mania today, Eggman's "Hard Boiled Heavy Gunner". Each of hem are equipped with special skills created to make Sonic's life much harder. Read More

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AT&T now offering prepaid GoPhone plan with unlimited data

AT&T now offering prepaid GoPhone plan with unlimited data

This whole unlimited data renaissance we're having is pretty neat, isn't it? The only problem is that you (generally) need to be on a post-paid plan to get unlimited data, which means that prepaid users are being left out in the cold. Well, one plan is new, at least; the other is actually just an upgrade of one of their previous GoPhone data plans. After you hit your soft cap, you'll be throttled down to barely usable speeds. Read More

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Daylight Saving Time 2017, time to spring forward on Sunday March 12

Daylight Saving Time 2017, time to spring forward on Sunday March 12

Daylight Saving Time now accounts for about 65% of the year. Daylight Saving Time is in effect in the USA until Sunday, November 5. Other non-observers are the American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. - Washington will continue to make the daylight saving time switch along with 47 other states - for the time being. How to check that your iPhone will automatically adjust for Daylight Saving Time . Read More

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Jio, Paytm apologise for using PM's photo in their ads

Jio, Paytm apologise for using PM's photo in their ads

Consumer Affairs Secretary Hem Pande had said while sending out the notices that the ministry would take a call on whether any action needs to be taken against them once the companies respond to the notice . In September a year ago, Prime Minister Modi's image was used in front page newspaper advertisements with the message "Jio is dedicated to realising our Prime Minister's Digital India vision for 1.2 billion Indians". Read More

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Louis Vuitton's New iPhone Case Costs More Than 8 iPhones

Of course, more than just a protective cover, this LV trunk styled case with hard corners is created to augment the value of the most expensive iPhone handset sold by Apple. The case, called the Eye-Trunk, is designed for Apple's big-screen iPhone 7 Plus and resembles a trunk that could be used to store clothes. For the price of the case, you can also buy seven iPhone 7 Plus, which start at $769. Read More

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Want a 2016 MacBook Pro? Apple is selling refurbished ones on discount

Want a 2016 MacBook Pro? Apple is selling refurbished ones on discount

You can pick up a refurbished 13.3-inch model in Silver or Space Gray featuring Intel's latest 2.0 GHz Dual-core i5 processor, 8 GB of RAM, and a 256 GB SSD for as little as $1,269 - a generous 15% savings over the model's $1,499 MSRP. The same model, sold new, would set you back $2,599, roughly some £2,100, on the Apple Store. If Apple indeed rolls out a Kaby Lake-powered model of MacBook Pro, then expect such a device to be both faster and more power efficient, compared to the current ... Read More

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IPhone 8 Release Date and Rumors: Will iPhone 8 Release After October?

IPhone 8 Release Date and Rumors: Will iPhone 8 Release After October?

Now, the latest attempt at visualizing Apple's redesigned iPhone comes from designer Benjamin Geskin , and his mockups of the new iPhone 8 in Jet Black and Jet White have Apple fans anxious to upgrade their iPhones. It will still be quite some time before an actual iPhone 8 photo leaks, but graphic designers are hard at work imagining what Apple's new iPhone might look like. Read More

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HTC U Ultra is now in stock in the US

HTC U Ultra is now in stock in the US

When I asked about support for VoLTE and Wi-Fi Calling on T-Mobile, HTC's Jeff Gordon said, "I can confirm VoLTE and WiFi Calling on the HTC U Ultra will work with T-Mobile". The device features a traditional home button with a fingerprint scanner. The camera will also be able to produce stellar image and video quality and the design itself will definitely compel a consumer to glance at the device twice, especially when they intend to make a purchase down the road. Read More

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Google buys AppBridge to help companies move to the cloud

Google buys AppBridge to help companies move to the cloud

The acquisition was announced as part of Google Drive's improvements to cater to enterprise users. That essentially means teams aren't waiting for files to sync or worrying about the storage space on their device. This feature is actually long overdue, as per Raghavan. Key Management System for GCP (now generally available) allows you to generate, use, rotate and destroy symmetric encryption keys for use in the cloud. Read More

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Cartoon Network Announces 'Steven Universe

Cartoon Network Announces 'Steven Universe

This is the first time ever that the Cartoon Network original, now " Steven Universe: Save the Light " will head out to consoles for fans to really have fun playing with. Steven Universe: Save the Light is set to release this winter. Save the Light will feature turn-based combat, and an original story written by the show's creator Rececca Sugar. Read More

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Google Pixel 2: Don't Lose Hope For Budget Model

Google Pixel 2: Don't Lose Hope For Budget Model

Following the numerous complaints, Brian Rakowski from Google joined the discussion and confirmed that there is an issue and is probably hardware related. People appreciate the fact that Google offers to replace any phone that was affected by this problem . "If you purchased the phone from another retailer, your best bet is to go back to that retailer as they can replace the phone more quickly". Read More

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Twitter is now marking entire profiles as 'sensitive'

Twitter is now marking entire profiles as 'sensitive'

The user can not proceed unless he or she clicks on " Yes, view profile " button. On Thursday, Mashable reporter clicked on the profile of Justin Warren , a tech analyst, and saw that his profile image was blocked. However, those who have their accounts flagged as sensitive had no clue their Twitter accounts are being affected. The feature has been given limited roll out and is being tested. Read More

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Gran Turismo Sport closed beta announced

Gran Turismo Sport closed beta announced

The beta will be available during scheduled times throughout the day and will be matched with times that can allow the dev team in Japan to monitor gameplay data. More details on exact times will be provided later. Players can pre-order Gran Turismo Sport , which will launch exclusively on the PlayStation 4, on Amazon for £44.99. Read More

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Now Microsoft is hosting

Now Microsoft is hosting "ads" for OneDrive in Windows 10 File Explorer

Apart from date, no new information is revealed about the update. The advert is part of the new Windows 10 Creators Update, which is now beta testing with early adopters but is scheduled to roll out to all Windows 10 users this year. The official name is yet to be disclosed; however, one can expect the update to go live in Fall 2017. The Creators Update is expected to bring a host of conveniences, creativity tools and gaming improvements to Microsoft's comeback operating system (OS). Read More

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Americans Prefer Bottled Water To Carbonated Soda

Per capita consumption of water water was at 36.5 gallons, with soda at 39 gallons, in 2015. BeverageMarketing counts sparkling waters as bottled waters and excludes energy drinks from the sodas category. According to data by marketing firm Beverage Marketing, our American friends scoffed 48.5 billion litres of bottled water past year. Bottled water sales increased 10% in the period, to total US$16bn, while volumes were up 8.6% to 12.8bn gallons. Read More

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