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Apple releases watchOS 3.2 with new Theatre Mode and SiriKit

Apple releases watchOS 3.2 with new Theatre Mode and SiriKit

SiriKit watchOS 3.2 includes SiriKit . To install the update , the Apple Watch must have 50 percent battery, it must be placed on the charger, and it must be in range of the iPhone. Developers will also be able to use the Watch's integration with Siri to develop apps that take advantage of the watch's ability to track exercise, make calls and search photos, according to the company. Read More

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White House staff also will skip correspondents dinner

White House staff also will skip correspondents dinner

In addition to waging a contentious media war since winning the White House, Trump may have another reason for skipping the journo party. Ronald Reagan was the last president to miss the dinner. In previous years, the entertainment for the event was announced in February. The following day, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders acknowledged on ABC's This Week that the president's decision should not come as surprise to the media, given the tenuous relationship between the Oval ... Read More

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United States gov't temporarily prohibits some electronics on certain flights

The U.S. government officially notified the airlines at 3 a.m. ET Tuesday. The foreign office said the measures would be implemented by March 25. Kuwait, Morocco, Qatar and United Arab Emirates are on the U.S. The rule applies to all passengers on these flights, including US nationals, however it does not apply to flights from the U.S.to the airports on the list. Read More

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Windows 10 Mobile a Massive Update On Selected Windows Phone 8.1 Device

Announced at the company's fall Windows 10 event in New York City previous year, the update brings a number of changes, both big and small, to Microsoft's ubiquitous operating system. Microsoft said the plaintiffs' claims are without merit. It also promises smaller updates, better control over updates, and fewer forced reboots. For example, the latest Edge browser that comes with the Windows 10 Creators Update is also an eReader . Read More

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Google Calendar app for iPad now available

That's not to say Google Calendar was completely unavailable for iPad users for the past several years. Google is providing more search options through 3D Touch on the app icon, which is now also featured throughout the Search app. Google has also teased a new feature coming soon to its Calendar app for iOS. Updates are already in the works, a notable absence is the Today View widget - it isn't yet available for the iPad Notification Center like it is on the iPhone. Read More

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Washington Won't Hire New GM Until After Draft

Washington Won't Hire New GM Until After Draft

But with Pryor on board and Doctson ideally healthy and ready to go - along with Crowder, Maurice Harris, Ryan Grant, free agent signee Brian Quick and tight ends Jordan Reed and Vernon Davis - Gruden is optimistic about the passing game. He said that McCloughan was sacked to provide "clarity" and he said that the good of the team was his responsibility. Allen said he doesn't want to trade Cousins this offseason just to get something in return if no deal appears within reach. Read More

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A New Trailer Dropped for Dark Souls 3's Ringed City DLC

A New Trailer Dropped for Dark Souls 3's Ringed City DLC

There is also an intimidating foe known as The Ringed Knight that "Dark Souls 3" players may soon have to confront, and this particular opponent "wields two rare giant swords tempered by the abyss and sealed with fire". It is so hard that I made a decision to wait for three hours for someone to come to my aid, so I could finally down the boss in time for this review. Read More

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Key points from Theresa May's Brexit letter

The cable news outlet also pointed out that "the European Union is the UK's biggest trading partner, and experts have warned that striking a comprehensive trade deal in two years will be unlikely". Further complicating matters is the desire on both sides to avoid a "cliff's edge" situation in which Britain exits without some sort of transitional deal. Read More

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Samsung's Galaxy S8 Phone Aims To Dispel the Note 7 Debacle

Samsung said Monday that it plans to sell the recalled Galaxy Note 7 as a refurbished device or rental phone, according to CNET . The Galaxy S8 features a larger display than its predecessor, the Galaxy S7 , and sports a voi. Samsung needs a hit smartphone after its reputation took a hit from the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, which also pulled down its overall handset sales. The company says phones will now go through multiple inspections, including X-rays and stress tests at extreme ... Read More

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Ford recalls 440K vehicles for fire risk, door latch trouble

Ford recalls 440K vehicles for fire risk, door latch trouble

The overheating could cause a crack in the cylinder head, leading to an oil leak, Ford said. So far, Ford has 29 reports of fires in these vehicles. Door latches have been a major problem for Ford vehicles during the past three years, the Associated Press reported, resulting in investigations by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and recalls of over 3 million vehicles. Read More

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Kangaroo spotted running Detroit streets was part of traveling exhibit

Kangaroo spotted running Detroit streets was part of traveling exhibit

DETROIT , Mich- A Snapchat video out of Detroit has been hopping in popularity this week. "It is not legal to own a kangaroo in the city of Detroit ", said Kelly McLaughlin, assistant director at the Detroit Animal Control Center. A spokesperson said it was the first time they had ever gotten a call-out about a kangaroo. It turns out the kangaroo's name is Darwin, and he's from the Exotic Zoo , a traveling zoo based in MI. Read More

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Uber halts autonomous vehicle testing after serious crash

Uber told Bloomberg that no passengers were in the Volvo at the time, but they did not indicate whether the autonomous driving systems of the Volvo were engaged - two engineers were also in the Volvo. Uber's fleet of self-driving cars are now in Phoenix, Pittsburgh and San Francisco and all of the cars were pulled off streets by Saturday. However, while initial reports said there was someone in the back of the vehicle, Uber has claimed that this wasn't the case. Read More

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Apple brought the iPhone's most eye-pleasing feature to the Mac

Night Shift is Apple's response to the downloadable f.lux app that does the same - "makes the color of your computer's display adapt to the time of day, warm at night and like sunlight during the day". With this new information in mind, are you dropping f.lux in favor of Night Shift? In selecting Custom, one will have to encode the specific start and end time for Night Shift . Read More

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Google's Android O Released To Developers

Google has just announced the first developer preview of the next Android version, now still called Android O . However, before the official OS comes out, a number of Android O Developers Preview updates will roll out. Just like past year, Google is highlighting a handful of important capabilities and allowing developers to know how they can try the mobile OS out. Read More

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Low-tech London attack is 'new norm,' experts say

Masood drove his vehicle along the bridge at speed, mowing down pedestrians, and was shot dead by police after he stormed the parliamentary estate armed with two knives on Wednesday afternoon. His most recent conviction was in 2003 for possession of a knife. I am deeply saddened by the vicious attack in Westminster, London on 22 March 2017 which resulted in many casualties. Read More

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Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 Returns (Sort Of)

If you've ever cracked your phone before, the huge edge-to-edge display we expect from the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 may seem like an accident waiting to happen. Samsung killed the Note 7 phone after dozens overheated and caught on fire. The company also plans to recover and use or sell reusable components such as chips and camera modules and extract rare metals such as copper, gold, nickel and silver from Note 7 devices it opts not to sell as refurbished products. Read More

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Johnson wins Match Play, sweeps WGC

Johnson wins Match Play, sweeps WGC

In the longest week of the year — seven matches over five days — and one of the toughest tournaments to win because match play is so unpredictable, Johnson delivered the outcome everyone expected Sunday at Austin Country Club. With the Masters on deck and seven grueling matches behind him, the No. 1 golfer in the world needed a little rest. Dustin Johnson will enter the first major of the season coming off three consecutive victories and as the betting favorite to win the Masters in ... Read More

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Mafia III Gets Demo and First Paid DLC

Mafia III Gets Demo and First Paid DLC

Faster, Baby! revolves around Lincoln as he joins forces with Roxy Laveau, a sister-in-arms in order to take down a corrupt sheriff terrorizing Civil Rights activists. Oh, sure, you'll have your fill of Hollywood-caliber auto chases, enhanced with new Faster, Baby! additions like the ability to activate slow motion. Read More

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China Complains After Japanese Minister Visits Taiwan

China Complains After Japanese Minister Visits Taiwan

China is upset after a Japanese minister visited the self-ruled island of Taiwan over the weekend. Japanese Senior Vice Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Jiro Akama visited Taiwan on March 25. The administration of Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, inaugurated in May 2016, aims to strengthen relations with Japan while keeping a distance from China. Read More

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