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Galaxy Note 8 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Available Early

Galaxy Note 8 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Available Early

After releasing Android 8.0 Oreo back in August this year, Google released developer preview 1 and 2 of Android 8.1 Oreo in October and November. The new update comes with Hamburger Emoji fixed with other new emojis. "The AOSP Settings app basically sends out an intent when you go into the system update section, and if you're using Google's OTA system, Google Play Services steps up and shows its UI", said Elliott Hughes in the Google+ post. Read More

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Google and Amazon bickering steps up a level

Google has been complaining about how Amazon displays YouTube on the Echo Show product and has now taken the step to restrict users access to the video channel. It stopped selling the Apple TV at the same time for the same reason. The latter is the smart speaker that features a 7-inch screen, and Google's streaming video site had proven to be quite popular on the Echo Show. Read More

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Google announces Android Oreo Go at the Google for India event

Google announces Android Oreo Go at the Google for India event

Androin Go is a repackaged version of Android One, which is for premium devices. Google said devices running on Android Oreo Go will be on the shelves "in the coming months". Specifically, the new Android Oreo Go should excel even with smartphones featuring 512 MB to 1 GB of RAM. Google noted that Android has grown to more than 2 billion active devices around the world, with more users in India than the US. Read More

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BMW i8 Roadster FINALLY arrives - and there's a new i8 Coupe too

BMW i8 Roadster FINALLY arrives - and there's a new i8 Coupe too

Taking advantage of the new version of the vehicle being introduced, BMW offers a slight but interesting increase in power. The i8 Roadster becomes the third member of BMW's futuristic i family. The use of composite materials and aluminum helps bring the Roadster's weight to 3,515 pounds, or 132 pounds more than the 2019 i8 coupe. BMW SA expects the new Coupe and Roadster to reach local shores during the second half of 2018. Read More

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AT&T reports some United States customers unable to make wireless calls

AT&T reports some United States customers unable to make wireless calls

AT&T wireless customers are unable to make calls in many cities, including Houston. If you're an AT&T wireless customer and you're having issues with your phone - you are not alone. "These users should restart their devices, which should resolve the issue."The outage started about 4 p.m. EST, according to DownDetector, which counted more than 6,000 customer complaints of service outages at 6 p.m". Read More

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Microsoft's Online Store Starts Selling The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+

Microsoft's Online Store Starts Selling The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+

Samsung announced the Exynos 9810 processor as part of its 36 CES 2018 Innovation Awards and has not officially issued a press release about the new processor series. Previous whispers suggest Samsung will include the dual camera set-up it debuted with the Galaxy Note 8 on its new Galaxy S handsets. So, it is possible that Samsung is aiming to cater to consumers who are looking for a really compact smartphone, and there's definitely a market for it. Read More

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Google Pixel 2 smartphones facing yet another problem with OLED display

Google Pixel 2 smartphones facing yet another problem with OLED display

The Pixel 2 flashing screen also has nothing to do with how the device is being unlocked or locked, users said in their reports . The official word from Google is that it is now working to fix this issue. Apparently, there is a fix that might bring the microphone back to work. It is important for us to highlight the fact that Google's Pixel 2 victory over Apple's iPhone X came with their single 12 MP Shooter itself who was quite underrated and underestimated ever since we got drenched ... Read More

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IPhone bug frustrates users typing 'i'

IPhone bug frustrates users typing 'i'

Apple says that it will fix this in a future update, so don't worry, you won't be trapped in A? hell forever. This involves going to the Settings menu, tapping General , then Keyboard , before hitting " Text Replacement ". Try setting up Text Replacement for the letter "i" . The latest software update was iOS 11 , which went live on September 19. Both are features Apple showed off when iOS 11 was first unveiled at its Worldwide Developer Conference earlier this year. Read More

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1 dead in University of Utah shooting, suspect on the loose

1 dead in University of Utah shooting, suspect on the loose

He was also wanted for questioning in the death of a 63-year-old man whose body was found in a trailer in Golden, Colorado. No attorney or publicly listed phone numbers have been available for him. The suspect is Austin Boutain, police said. He has a brother who lives in Alexandria and other family in Minnesota. He was paroled in May after serving a year and a half in an Alabama prison for being a convicted sex offender and failing to report his whereabouts to police. Read More

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Steam Launches New Digital Gift Cards to Send to Your Friends

Here in the UK, Steam Wallet Gift Cards are for sale in £4, £10, £25, £50 and £100 variants. As you could imagine, it's pretty straight forward and works much in the way of physical Steam Gift Cards . If you find yourself buying Steam titles as gifts very often, you're no stranger to how hard it may be if you have no idea what to buy. Although this also disrupted users who use this method to purchase game in countries where the base cost of a game is gouged, some hope that this update ... Read More

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Google Pixel 2 & Google Pixel 2 XL Leaked Photos Leave Fans Disappointed

But there is a high chance that Google takes us as a surprise and launch its first bezel-less display phone. The Pixel 2 XL has been rumored to get a 6-inch QHD AMOLED display. The specifications including the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon processor is expected to be the same both on the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 smartphones making them very competent when it comes to real world performance. Read More

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Sony Made Some Minor But Helpful Changes to the PlayStation VR Hardware

Sony Made Some Minor But Helpful Changes to the PlayStation VR Hardware

The packaging will also change, so customers can clearly tell the difference between the old model and the new. If you're wondering what's worth playing on Sony's VR headset, check out our roundup of the best PlayStation VR games . PlayStation has been a huge part of my life for more than 20 years but with the business having achieved record-breaking success, now seemed to be the right time for me to pursue new challenges. Read More

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Iowa State wearing helmets with sweet new logo vs

Iowa State wearing helmets with sweet new logo vs

Plus, the last three foes have been held below the offensive numbers they were averaging coming into the game. Park finished 24 of 49 for 246 yards but for the game ISU only had 256 yards of total offense. Like, do Iowa State players trot about campus as normal humans during school hours, then morph into differing versions of Batman? "In a game like this you have got to make critical plays and I thought defensively we were able to do that for most of the evening". Read More

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