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404bhp BMW M2 Competition breaks cover

404bhp BMW M2 Competition breaks cover

BMW says that's sufficient to do 0-62 miles per hour in 4.2 seconds when paired with the optional M Double Clutch Transmission (M DCT), or 4.4 seconds with the standard six-speed manual. The new M2 Competition stands out with tons of visual changes to its exteriors, while the tuned up engine punches out power like never before. Either colour contrasts dramatically with the car's gloss-black kidney grille and side-exit "gills" on the front wings. Read More

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Shock as Blitzboks fail to medal, NZ take gold at Games

Shock as Blitzboks fail to medal, NZ take gold at Games

In a thrilling extra stanza, New Zealand secured the victory when Kelly Brazier scored a 80m try. The BlitzBoks will face Fiji in the semifinals of the Sevens at the Commonwealth Games . But the Kiwis comfortably wound down the clock for victory and the gold medal. It was a one-sided men's final as New Zealand killed off the game with two early converted tries against a ragged Fijian defence. Read More

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UNSC plans to visit Bangladesh too

UNSC plans to visit Bangladesh too

Malaysian authorities report no sign of the boat in Malaysian waters and have said that official Malaysian policy is to turn away boats of refugees unless the boat faces inclement weather. "The boat and its passengers will be handed over ... to the immigration authorities". The UN Security Council has been given green lights for visits this month to Myanmar and Bangladesh, where it expects to focus on the beleaguered Rohingya Muslim minority, as well as to Iraq. Read More

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Intel Core i9 chips for laptops are here to amplify gaming performance

Intel Core i9 chips for laptops are here to amplify gaming performance

Hereon though, Apple's self-started chip production will help the company introduce new models as per the future requirements, thereby reducing its dependence on Intel's processor roadmap. Presumably referring to server CPUs, Intel also claims that most customers have said these CPUs are running " closed systems " and therefore aren't as exposed to attacks as the chips it has developed microcode updates for. Read More

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Fortnite is now publicly available on iPhone and iPad

Fortnite is now publicly available on iPhone and iPad

Speculation then ran rampant about how the vending machine would work, and by and large, the main theories proved correct. Epic Games has announced that the hugely popular multiplayer is now available on the iPhone SE, iPhone 6S, iPhone 7, iPhone 8 and iPhone X, and iPad Mini 4, iPad Air 2, iPad 2017 and iPad Pro, as long as they're running iOS 11. Read More

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Spain Catalonia: Five separatist leaders detained

Spain Catalonia: Five separatist leaders detained

Judge Llarena also reactivated European arrests warrants for six others who are in self-imposed exile, including former Catalan President Carles Puigdemont who is in Belgium. He failed to get a majority of votes in the Catalan Parliament because he was not endorsed by the smallest of the three separatist parties that hold a narrow majority of seats in the assembly. Read More

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Galaxy S9's launch day is experiencing a few bumps

Galaxy S9's launch day is experiencing a few bumps

The Galaxy S9 mostly follows the Galaxy S8 formula from previous year but adds 2 more gigabytes of RAM (for a total of 6GB), stereo speakers, always-on "OK Google " support, and a killer new camera setup with a variable aperture. Additionally, when purchasing via Reliance Digital , customers would also find up to 12 months EMI on the Samsung S9+ 256GB. Samsung is also offering an additional Rs 6,000 discount on an exchange of an old smartphone, but the exchange offer is valid only if ... Read More

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Google adds Mario on Google Maps to guide your route

Google adds Mario on Google Maps to guide your route

As always, respect the rules of the road. Yes, the powerful and super popular gaming character, Super Mario comes to the Google Maps . Perhaps knowing the tactics of your typical Mario Kart player, Google has also issued a warning: "Just keep in mind to practice safe driving on the road-we don't encourage throwing bananas or red shells at other drivers in real life!" To celebrate the loveable Italian plumber, who has been entertaining us for 37 years, Google has launched an ... Read More

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Xiaomi to bring Redmi 5 to India on March 14

Warsi's comments came after being asked about Chinese firm Xiaomi's claims over being the number one brand in Indian handset market. Xiaomi has teased its upcoming budget smartphone for the Indian market via its social media channel. All three phones offer support for expandable memory - you can add up to 256GB additionally. From the front, the Redmi Note 5 (a.k.a Redmi Note 5 Pro ) looks exactly similar to the Redmi 5 Plus . Read More

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Google Lens now rolling out to Google Photo users

Google Lens now rolling out to Google Photo users

Speaking of the above image also, the Google Lens Preview is able to identify that it is a birthday cake. For instance, if you've snapped a business card, you'll be able to upload the person's details directly into your contacts. If you're running the latest version of the Google Photos , you can find the same Google Lens button in the app. How does Google Lens work? Google said more features, tools, and capabilities will be added later in the developer preview, too. Read More

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Super Mario Odyssey Update Adds Mini Game, Snapshot Filters, And Outfits

Super Mario Odyssey Update Adds Mini Game, Snapshot Filters, And Outfits

Then, you'll have the choice to either hide a balloon, or attempt to find one that other players have already hidden somewhere in the world. Finding or hiding balloons successfully will award points which increases your rank. The update also includes new outfits and snapshot filters and Nintendo added that more new outfits will be released in the future. The Find It mode challenges a bunch of players online to find the ones hidden by real human players. Read More

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Tech Giants Scramble To Secure Cobalt Supply

Tech Giants Scramble To Secure Cobalt Supply

After previously obtaining cobalt through intermediaries, Apple for the first time is in communications with cobalt miners to build long-term partnerships, Bloomberg reported Wednesday . Mining giant Glencore has named Apple as one of several companies it is talking to about future supplies. Auto makers like BMW and Volkswagen are also looking to ink multi-year deals that would secure a constant flow of the rare metal. Read More

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IFixit HomePod Teardown: Speaker

IFixit HomePod Teardown: Speaker "Built Like a Tank"

What's more , Alam's measurements found the HomePod to provide a "near-perfectly flat frequency response", meaning it stays accurate to a given track without pushing the treble, mids, or bass to an unnatural degree. John wrote. For me (and my ears), a pair of Sonos One speakers sounds very comparable to HomePod at the same price. And HomePod repeats that algorithmic optimization whenever you move it. Read More

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Netflix Premieres 'The Cloverfield Paradox'; Film Not Well-Received By Critics

Netflix Premieres 'The Cloverfield Paradox'; Film Not Well-Received By Critics

The Cloverfield Paradox is a 2018 American science fiction horror film directed by Julius Onah, written by Oren Uziel and Doug Jung, and produced by J. "A tense, sometimes fun mashup of classic sci-fi, but often overwhelmed by absurdity and chaos". About that 30-second trailer: Indiewire critic David Erlich had this to say on Twitter about Netflix's move: It "makes no sense why they went with the coy "coming very soon" thing instead of IT'S F--ING DROPPING TONIGHT GET READY A-HOLES". Read More

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This Years Call Of Duty Will Be Black Ops 4

This Years Call Of Duty Will Be Black Ops 4

The 2018 entry in the long-running Call of Duty franchise - not due out until November, mind you - will be Call of Duty : Black Ops 4 according to industry insider Marcus Sellars as recently reported by Game Rant . Sellars does have some history of predicting what might happen before it has actually happened. After the success of Call of Duty: WWII and the return to "boots on ground" style gameplay, we've been left wondering what's next for the series. Read More

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All-electric Jaguar I-Pace SUV to land on 1 March

All-electric Jaguar I-Pace SUV to land on 1 March

Jaguar is saying today that, when treated to a 100 kW DC fast charger, the I-PACE will go from zero to 80-percent in approximately 45 minutes. Jaguar's new electric SUV, the I-Pace, will officially break cover in production form March 1 , at an online event scheduled just ahead of a formal unveiling on March 6 at the Geneva motor show . Read More

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