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Nintendo Switch Update 4.0 Allows Gamecube Controller Support

Nintendo Switch Update 4.0 Allows Gamecube Controller Support

For example, there's no home button so you'll need to swap controllers to get back to the main menu. According to Ars Technica , third-party adapters aren't as dependable as Nintendo's official Gamecube controller adapter . However, controls at that time were very much limited, making the controller nearly unusable with most Switch games, notes TechRadar. Apart from the GameCube controller and video capture support, the update also brings 12 new icons for two different games. Read More

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Film industry backs Vijay's 'Mersal' over GST row

Film industry backs Vijay's 'Mersal' over GST row

Saturday's statement comes days after BJP's state President Tamilisai Soundrajan and other senior leaders demanded the removal of scenes that had taken a dig at the Centre's initiatives including Digital India and GST. India will shine when it speaks". Mersal was certified. Dont re-censor it. When these scenes are played in the theatre, there is a lot of claps as people appreciated and supported them. Read More

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Fall Creators Update to Roll Out with Fluent Design

Fall Creators Update to Roll Out with Fluent Design

With the Creators update, Microsoft is bringing in more of a 3D look and feel to Windows 10 including new tab management, built-in game broadcasting and enhanced security features such as a new Microsoft privacy dashboard. Microsoft's Fluent Design roll out will gradually take shape, beginning with its own apps and elements like the Start Menu, Action Center and notifications; the new design will also come to its apps for Android and iOS. Read More

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Samsung unveils Connect Tag

Samsung unveils Connect Tag

Based on the Tizen operating system, the Samsung Connect Tag can be clipped to a range of objects and, using a combination of NB-IoT, Cat.M1, GPS and GLONASS, it will report the location of whatever it is attached to. Connect Tag comes with an exclusive ring that easily attaches to bags, collars or key rings. The tag will be showcased at the Samsung Developer Conference 2017 in San Francisco, later this week. Read More

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Mobile's Mobile Without Borders now maxes at 5GB of 4G LTE data

Mobile's Mobile Without Borders now maxes at 5GB of 4G LTE data

If you really need more than that data, you can still purchase high-speed global LTE data for an additional $25. Go from NY to Canada, or from California to Mexico; it's just like going from Idaho to Texas, from Georgia to Kentucky. If you pass your 5GB allotment, you'll be throttled, with speeds restricted, allowing up to just 128kbps, or 256kbps, if on the T-Mobile ONE Plus plan. Read More

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DOJ gives New Orleans

DOJ gives New Orleans "last chance" on NOPD immigration policy

The Department of Justice found New York City isn't complying with federal immigration laws and ordered the Big Apple to prove it's not a sanctuary city by October 27 or risk losing millions in federal grant dollars. Landry, in a press release Thursday, declared himself "the state's most aggressive critic of sanctuary cities" and said he'd repeatedly warned Landrieu over the policies. Read More

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Get lost mom and dad! Amazon lets teens shop on their own

Get lost mom and dad! Amazon lets teens shop on their own

Order approvals are switched on by default, so if a parent wants to allow a teen to shop Amazon without each item being reviewed they'll have to explicitly disable this feature. Once you get it set up, you'll receive a text or email every time your teen orders something off Amazon. Teens will be given access to their parents' Prime benefits at no cost. Read More

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Face ID technology may be coming to iPad Pro

Face ID technology may be coming to iPad Pro

This way, Apple will be able to build a new ecosystem for iOS users. Kuo says that Apple will do so to maintain an equal user experience for the iPhone X and iPads as well, MacRumors reports. "We expect Apple's major promotion of facial recognition related applications will encourage the Android camp to also dedicate more resources to developing hardware and facial recognition applications", Kuo wrote. Read More

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Rebecca Wright: We may never know Vegas gunman's motives

Rebecca Wright: We may never know Vegas gunman's motives

Married and divorced twice, Stephen Paddock most recently lived in Mesquite, Nevada, with his girlfriend Marilou Danley, who police said was out of the country during the shooting. Danley is a citizen of Australia originally from the Philippines and still has family there, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said. Starbucks workers say they knew Stephen Paddock, the gunman responsible for the deadliest mass shooting in modern United States history, as a cruel customer. Read More

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Motorola reversal: Moto G4 Plus to get updated to Android 8.0

Motorola reversal: Moto G4 Plus to get updated to Android 8.0

The company wrote in one of its blogs that the Moto G series has been created to get one major Android update in its lifecycle and the moto G4 Plus was no exception. It's now apologizing for the miscommunication. Hey Whats-up guys welcome to the 13th episode of the tech updates, let's get started. Furthermore, the usage of glass body allowed Motorola to add IP68 certification this time around, unlike the IP54 certification seen in earlier Moto smartphones. Read More

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Rafa Benitez focused on keeping up momentum after third successive Newcastle win

Rafa Benitez focused on keeping up momentum after third successive Newcastle win

Lascelles had scored the only goal of the game against Swansea City six days earlier - again a header from a Ritchie corner - and Pieters and his team-mates had watched videos of the strike. Meanwhile, United captain Lascelles is looking to score more goals. The 27-year-old forward joined Newcastle this summer after departing from Deportivo, and has so far scored one goal this season in the Premier League. Read More

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United States vs Kaspersky: Politically-Charged 'Wholesale Attack' on Russian Businesses

United States vs Kaspersky: Politically-Charged 'Wholesale Attack' on Russian Businesses

For those that aren't familiar, Kaspersky has been one of the firms most commonly associated with researching and securing against common security threats like Wanna Cry and others. While he described the revenue his firm earns from the USA government as "close to zero", the wider United States market accounts for about a quarter of Kaspersky's sales. Read More

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Huawei Mate 10 to be launched on October 16

Huawei Mate 10 to be launched on October 16

While Huawei is working on some mid-range smartphones, Huawei Mate 10 is the most anticipated device from the company. So we assume it to be the press invite for the Huawei Mate 10 . How much will the Huawei Mate 10 cost? While it's a little earlier than the launch of the Mate 9 past year, it also took place in Munich, leading us to believe this is the real deal. Read More

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No Man's Sky's Story Overhaul Gives The Game Focus

No Man's Sky's Story Overhaul Gives The Game Focus

Visualized by unusual floating orbs, up to 16 players can see and communicate with one another, and explore the universe together. Players will be able to voice chat with other players if they are nearby. No Man's Sky's photo mode now supports depth of field. Space stations now have a Mission Agent who provides you with "unique and rewarding new tasks". Read More

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Password guru has new advice for keeping your data safe

Password guru has new advice for keeping your data safe

In an 8-page guide, he decreed that passwords should be made from unusual mixes of capital and lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols, and that they should be changed regularly. Those guidelines have since been updated, but Burr's advice has spread over the last decade and become nearly ubiquitous. Instead, length is the best way to make them less easy to hack. Read More

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For Honor is getting a free weekend starting on Thursday

For Honor is getting a free weekend starting on Thursday

Ubisoft will be holding a free weekend for For Honor , giving those yet to give the swords and shield battler a go, the chance to do so for a few days without forking over any cash. All content available in the full game will be accessible during the trial, and all save and achievements progress will carry over to the main game if you decide to buy it. Read More

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LG V30 Smartphone To Offer Cinematic Video & Audio Experience

The announcement of LG V30 is expected this summer, as a response, LG has not yet released iPhone 8 Apple , the show is scheduled for September 17. Further, Android Authority says that the LG V30 smartphone will have a " floating bar " which will be as good as a second screen. As LG's first OLED smartphone since the LG G Flex 2 in 2015, the shift marks a move by LG to extend its OLED leadership from the premium TV sector into the premium smartphone space. Read More

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The fine print behind Microsoft's new Surface financing plan, Surface Plus

The fine print behind Microsoft's new Surface financing plan, Surface Plus

Additionally, Microsoft's Surface Hub digital whiteboard, which costs $9,000, is available to corporate customers via monthly installments, which was previously unavailable. The program also includes a dedicated device service and support, as well as an in-store support and tech help. After 18 months, you can upgrade to the latest Surface device, as long as you turn in your existing gadget and agree to a new 24-month payment plan for the new one. Read More

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Mike Pence Claims US Ready to Protect Baltic Countries From 'Russian Aggression'

Mike Pence Claims US Ready to Protect Baltic Countries From 'Russian Aggression'

US Vice President Mike Pence delivers a speech next to Estonia's President Kersti Kaljulaid as they visit NATO's Enhanced Forward Presence mission and Estonian troops in Tallinn, Estonia July 31, 2017. "We believe China should do more", he said when asked about the recent firing of a missile by North Korea towards Japan. Vice President Mike Pence said the Trump administration is committed to cracking down on Russian Federation for its threatening acts but is hopeful the country ... Read More

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