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Microsoft Edge Will Support Chrome Extensions After the Move to Chromium

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The news that Microsoft is going to create a Chromium-based version of its Edge browser has been met with a mixed reaction , but there is some good news for users. Alden also addressed the timing of retooling both Edge and Windows 10 (as it applies to apps) to Chromium. However, there is a danger that Edge will simply morph into a clone of Chrome, reducing the number of alternative browsers for people who do not want to use Google's web browser. Read More »

John Romero’s new project is an enormous Doom mod called Sigil

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Celebrating the 25th birthday of Doom's shareware episode today, Id Software co-founder and level design wizard John Romero has announced he's making a whole new episode for the seminal first-person shooter. "Thanks to the programming genius of John Carmack and the stylized level design of John Romero (and others), Id's games weren't just impressive, they were incredible ..." Both exclusive boxes include music from heavy metal band Buckethead, including one track made exclusively for ... Read More »

Call of Duty Zombies, Blackout, Multiplayer CHANGES

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Treyarch is calling this their biggest Black Ops 4 update ever, and from the looks of it, they're spot on. Treyarch did not announce a start time for Operation Absolute Zero but, as explained in this post by Dexerto, an in-game post has revealed it. Read More »

Google+ Is Shutting Down Three Months Early After New Privacy Bug

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Google+ was originally scheduled to shut down completely in August 2019, but now the timetable has moved up. Access to its APIs will be closed within the next 90 days. "We understand that our ability to build reliable products that protect your data drives user trust", wrote David Thacker, a vice president for product management at Google". Read More »

Magic: The Gathering launching esports league with $10M prize pool

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The $10 million prize pool for the new program will be split between both tabletop and Magic: The Gathering Arena competitions. "We are fully embracing esports and affirming Magic as a leader in the collectible card game category while providing lucrative opportunities for pros, players, sponsors, and esports partners". Read More »

Google's upcoming Pixel 3 'Lite' XL will reportedly ditch the notch

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We saw Google unveiling its 2018 flagships in the beginning of October, but rumors are pointing to Lite variants that are bound to arrive any time soon. Google has released two variants of the Pixel in every generation, mainly to target two different size preferences, but both the devices are still quite expensive when compared to the value-for-money factor of the competition. Read More »

'Monster Hunter World' and 'The Witcher 3' Collaboration Announced

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The expansion will also expand on the game's world with a new snowy environment, a whole new story and a couple of new cheeky quests for fans to dive into. Even better, any progress made during the demo transfers over to the full game if they decide to purchase it. That will kick off on December 12 and end on December 17. Read More »

Nokia 8.1 to hit Indian markets today; Know price, features and specs

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The camera setup is one the key highlights of the Nokia 8 .1. It features a single speaker design, and also comes with a smart amp, 2 mics, and Nokia Ozo surround capture. These cameras also support the "Bothie" feature, that allows simultaneous photo/video shooting from both cameras. Yet again, similar to some of the latest Nokia phones, the Nokia 8 .1 comes with a slim bottom chin. Read More »

Gamer charged by Australia police after 'livestreaming assault'

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A child can also be heard in another video , as the streamer gets up from his chair a second time. The wife herself was originally charged with a crime, but those charges have since been dropped. "Do you hear that, all you people there?" He yells, "Go away, I'll be out soon". Then, what appears to be the sound of a slap can be heard off camera. Read More »

Leaked: Samsung Galaxy S10 Front Camera "Hole"

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Coming to the cameras, the Galaxy A8s uses the same set of cameras as on the Galaxy A9 sans the ultra-wide angle lens. Samsung has been talking and teasing the Galaxy A8s for a long time now. On the hardware front, the Galaxy A8s is tipped to be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 710 chipset. The device will be available in 6GB and 8GB RAM variants with 128GB of internal storage. Read More »

Dauntless is Coming to Consoles Next Year

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Another of the games profiled during The Game Awards earlier today was Dauntless , a free-to-play online RPG which was shown off in a new trailer that showcased four-player boss battles (a trailer which, alas, we've not been able to track down and share with you). Read More »

Google Working to Reduce 'Gender Bias' in Translation Program

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The company has announced that it's web-based Google Translate service will now provide both feminine and masculine translations for some gender-neutral words. Right now, if you translate the phrase "Where did the doctor go?' into Hindi , Google Translate throws up 'डॉक्टर कहाँ गए थे?'. For example, if you type " o bir doktor " in Turkish, you'll now get "she is a doctor" and "he is a doctor" as the gender-specific translations", Kuczmarski said. Read More »

McLaren edition of OnePlus 6T might come with 50W Warp Charging

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Since McLaren usually launches its new vehicles in this color, this choice is hardly surprising. The McLaren limited edition device will come with a textured kevlar-style back and orange accents running across the phone's frame, which is McLaren's signature colour scheme. Read More »

Why Cuba Is at the Start of a Cell Phone Revolution

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That's how it's been for the people of Cuba for more than half a century, even in the last 20 years when the internet began connecting folks from nearly every remote corner of the planet. In recent years, Cubans have been able to access Facebook and other popular Internet sites via their mobile phones - but it often involved a combination of a special access card sold by ETECSA, pay-as-you-go public Wi-Fi hot spots and phones that were sent from relatives overseas. Read More »

O2's network restored after day-long data outage

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Other UK cellular providers that use 02's network were also affected. "We're very sorry about yesterday's data issue". - Pay monthly, business customers and those buying O2's mobile broadband will be credited with two days of monthly airtime subscription charges, the company said . Read More »

Google is dropping Play Services support for Ice Cream Sandwich

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These monthly updates normally fix potential vulnerabilities for devices running Android 9, but this month's update has specific patches for Pixel phones in addition to the normal security updates. Although it's a tiny minority of users (0.3 per cent according to the most recent figures from Google), it's a significant milestone as ICS represented a "soft relaunch" of the Android operating system that added significant functionality, design language changes and drew a clear line ... Read More »

Google Assistant Testing Audio News

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Asking for news on phones or Google Home will become more personalized and will be able to deliver you updates throughout the whole day. Google hopes this will lead to users receiving news that's completely tailored to their interests. Read More »

Google One Subscribers Get $125 Off Pixel 3

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In India, e-SIM support will be rolled out for both Airtel and Reliance Jio for Pixel 3 in the coming months, revealed the company. The e-SIM facility will be available for Pixel customers in the U.S. As for Pixel 3-specific media updates, Google says users can look forward to "improved contouring on HDR" when using the Pixel 3's media apps, as well as better detection for when you plug in an audio device via the USB-C port. Read More »

The First Official Look at the New Samsung Galaxy A8S

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So, we're still several weeks away from knowing what exactly the Galaxy S10 will bring to the table. Check the front and you'll indeed find an Infinity-O Display (or display hole camera, if you prefer). One variant will be fueled by the company's Exynos 9820 64-bit octa-core processor, while the other will ship with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 chip. We guess its the middle model, the one with a curved screen and an in-display fingerprint reader. Read More »

More Details For Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order

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It's not 100% clear who's publishing the new game but it seem to be Nintendo themselves, which implies they must've had some interesting conversations with Marvel . The developer is Japanese studio Team Ninja, best known for the Dead Or Alive and Ninja Gaiden series. Or rather "was" fondly remembered, considering Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 was launched way back in 2009. Read More »

Nissan Now Taking Orders for the Ultra-Chic GT-R50

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Converting a GT-R Nismo to the R50 specification will take some time, which is why deliveries will continue through 2020. However, with the colossal price, Nissan must be knowing that the vehicle would sell in limited numbers and has already announced that only a handful of GT-R50 will be produced. Read More »

Crash Team Racing remake revealed at Game Awards 2018

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Thus far, we've only seen bits and pieces of Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled in action, but as the next few months pick up, we're sure to see more stages, as well as some of the power-ups and modes that will be included in the game. Familiar characters like Crash , Coco, Dr. Neo Cortex, and the rest of the familiar " Crash " game join together to take on the villain Nitros Oxide in a mad dash to save the planet from certain destruction. Read More »

The Game Awards 2018: The Next Dragon Age Gets a Teaser Trailer

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It's just a brief teaser trailer that doesn't even offer us a proper name for the new title. In a late November blog update from BioWare Community Manager Casey Hudson, the company announced that they were working on "some secret Dragon Age stuff" and to keep an eye out for more information. Read More »

Counter-Strike Adds Battle Royale Mode, Goes Free-To-Play

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Yes, you read that right! Yes, you can now play CS:GO complete with the new BR mode for free. Danger Zone is, "a fast-paced battle royale game mode built on CS:GO's tactical gameplay where players use their wits, skill, and resources to fight to the finish", Valve said. Read More »

New Things You Need To Know About Far Cry New Dawn Gameplay

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Beyond exploring this altered version of Hope County , you'll also take on missions called Expeditions that let you explore entirely new areas. Plus there's also a dog that'll ride in the auto with you. This trailer shows Nero and Dante fighting all sorts of enemies, as well as the new character V. Prosperity is also where you can treat wounded Far Cry: New Dawn Specialists. Read More »

Microsoft Confirms Edge will use Chromium Rendering Engine, Launches Insider Program

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Over the next year, Microsoft plans to move Edge to a "Chromium-compatible" platform on Windows 10. "Our goal is to do this in a way that embraces the well-established open source model that's been working effectively for years: meaningful and positive contributions that align to long-standing, thoughtfully designed architecture, and collaborative engineering". Read More »

Persona 5’s Joker is first Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC

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Surprised? Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime says that's the plan. At the 2018 Game Awards, Nintendo announced the first character to be added in Super Smash Bros . Ultimate DLC characters will be unexpected fighters who are new. Ultimate . Enjoy the video and don't forget to subscribe to TheGamer for more Super Smash Bros . Read More »

Google to Phase Out Allo, Focus on Messages

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The announcement mostly reiterates what we already assumed was true - the company is focusing on Android Messages and Duo for consumers, and Hangouts Chat and Meet for businesses. While Google does plan to shut down Hangouts eventually, Johnston said that Google was also opening up two of its enterprise-only messaging apps- Hangouts Chat and Hangouts Meet-to its consumer user base, and users of Hangouts would be transitioned to these two apps. Read More »

Nintendo's Smash Bros. Amiibo Box Contains 63 Figurines

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Ultimate , and while we told you all you need to know in our preview , what if you need visual aids? The set will be limited to 50 units and will up for sale on December 7, 2018, at 6:00 pm JST. Rool, Ripley, and the Piranha Plant amiibo. Presumably, there may also be amiibo for characters such as the returning Solid Snake and Incineroar, but those have yet to have officially been announced. Read More »