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Instagram adds group video chat and redesigned explore tab

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You can video chat with up to four people at a time, and the video will expand as more friends join. This is a step up compared to apps like Google Duo which requires both parties to have the app installed and have a phone number associated with the account. Read More »

Realtors® Commend Supreme Court Decision Promoting Fairness Between Online, Main Street Businesses

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The court's conservative wing argued that the previous ruling was sufficient to protect the rights of states, but the Trump administration urged the court to side with South Dakota and expand tax collection powers. Shoppers were generally supposed to pay the sales tax to the state themselves, but most didn't, says Gerald Storch, who was CEO of department store operator Hudson's Bay and now runs a retail consulting firm. Read More »

The high-end GT segment gets a new contender - Aston Martin DBS Superleggera

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DBS is a familiar Aston Martin name that dates back to the 1960s, while Superleggera is a name normally associated with hot Italian models. While it will be able to go from zero to 60 miles an hour in a little under 3.4 seconds and reach a top speed of 211 miles an hour, this will not be an eardrum-ripping, kidney-rattling race auto. Read More »

Qualcomm Snapdragon 1000 rumored to be specifically built for PCs

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The newly introduced Snapdragon 850 as well as the Snapdragon 845 SoC measure 12.4 x 12.4mm. The kits are equipped with up to 16GB of RAM and two 128GB storage modules, along with support for gigabit network speeds. Qualcomm hasn't confirmed or denied anything about the Snapdragon 1000 just yet. The most important information that Quandt uncovered came from the LinkedIn profile of a Microsoft Windows Multimedia Project Engineer, which mentioned "test operations on Qualcomm Snapdragon ... Read More »

Our iPhone friends can now download the iOS 12 public beta

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Once that's done, just go to Settings General Software Update , and you should be able to start downloading iOS 12 Public Beta . While iOS 12 does have a lot of new features to play with, just be mindful of software bugs. But if you have an iPad or iPhone you don't need, here's how to download it. When will Apple push the button and introduce the next pre-release seed of iOS 12? So it sounds like the first public beta is more or less the same build as the second developer ... Read More »

New Bentley Bentayga Pikes Peak Limited Edition revealed

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And Bentley just proved that this weekend at Pikes Peak. The SUV climbed the mountain in 10:49.9 to break the previous record set for quickest production SUV at the hill climb by nearly 2 minutes. A Pikes Peak logo decorates the carbon fibre fascias, and numbered Pikes Peak treadplates complete the interior. The Pikes Peak is powered by a 6.0-litre W12 petrol engine. Read More »

Google Adds Security Metadata To Apps; Allows Peer-To-Peer Sharing

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It's a system that works much like signed drivers in Windows. At the same time, all this also benefits the software developers, since it provides an authorized off-line distribution channel for the Play Store and, since the shared application is added to the user's library, the app is in question will now be able to Receive updates from the Android store. Read More »

Security Researcher Reveals Method For Bypassing iOS Passcode

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Meanwhile, you can check out a video showing Hickey's brute force hack by clicking on the clip found at the top of this article. However, Hickey found that, if an iPhone or iPad was plugged in, any keyboard input would trigger a unsafe and disabling interrupt request. Read More »

Razer and Microsoft could be working on Xbox keyboard, mouse

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Microsoft previously said in 2015 it was working on mouse and keyboard compatibility. The presentation reveals that Razer and Microsoft meant to bring RGB mouse and keyboard support to Xbox One . This could also make it easier for PC gamers to transition smoothly to Microsoft's console, and allow console veterans to try out new playing styles since they won't be restricted to traditional controllers. Read More »

Zsa Zsa The Bulldog Captures Title

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Among Zsa Zsa's winning traits: a tongue as long and unwieldy as Trump's neckties, a gait as wide and boxy as a dump truck, and teeth as jagged as the Black Hills. Last year's victor was a 125-pound (57-kilogram) a gassy and droopy-faced Neopolitan Mastiff named Martha. Himisaboo, Chinese Crested and Dachshund mix, walks onstage during the World's Ugliest Dog Contest in California. Read More »

Xiaomi announces Redmi 6 Pro smartphone alongside Mi Pad 4 LTE tablet

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The news comes as a notification from Xiaomi's Xiao AI voice assistant which debuted alongside MIUI 10 in May. Xiaomi has added a 6000mAh battery to the tablet , which coupled with the power-efficient Snapdragon 660 SoC is promised to deliver better battery life than the Mi Pad 3 despite sporting a smaller battery . Read More »

Offline Chrome for Android Lets You Browse Even Without Internet

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Over on the Google Blog , the company has unveiled a brand new feature for those in India , Brazil, Nigeria, Indonesia, and over 100 additional countries. If users are signed into Chrome, they will get articles that are relevant for them based on their browsing history. "It can be frustrating and hard to access the web when you lose connectivity or spend days disconnected". Read More »

Facebook Messenger Kids Expands to Canada, Peru; Gains New Features

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Messenger Kids , a standalone app that lives on kids' tablets or smartphones but can be controlled from a parent's Facebook account was built as a fun and safer solution, both for kids and parents as well. Messenger Kids will also include activities under the moniker "Appreciation" which allows children to take up activities like sending photos and making video calls to show appreciation to their friends and family. Read More »

Chevrolet goes after Jeep Grand Cherokee with new Blazer

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It will be sold in base, Premier, and RS models. Where numerous older, larger Blazers had a powerful V8, the new model comes with a standard 4-cylinder engine or an optional V6, but if you put aside the comparisons to the older namesake, this new SUV is pretty interesting. Read More »

Bethesda Sues Over Westworld Mobile Game

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Warner Bros.is included in the lawsuit because they reportedly had a "direct financial interest" in copying Bethesda's game. Bethesda Softworks has filed a lawsuit against developer Behaviour Interactive and publisher Warner Bros. Warner Bros. and Behaviour have yet to respond. It's also suing Warner Bros. for allegedly persuading Behaviour to breach that contract. Bethesda alleges that alongside taking copious amounts of inspiration from its title, Behaviour also reused game assets ... Read More »

The Steam Summer Sale has begun

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June always brings a few things: the NBA Championship Finals, blistering heat waves (depending on where you live), and the Steam Summer Sale , which Valve has just now launched . Nioh: Complete Edition , Team Ninja's clap back at Dark Souls and Bloodborne with faster fighting, sold at a 40 percent reduction for $29.99 including all DLC. Read More »

There’s a new Instagram feature and it’s actually good news

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Mr Systrom also announced a new feature enabling some users to share long-form videos up to one-hour long. Anyone can be a creator - you can upload your own IGTV videos in the app or on the web to start your own channel. Some content is viewable on the Instagram app, but only for selected content creators. Following a creator on Instagram gives you access to their channel. Read More »

Apple to fix 'sticky' keyboard problems for free

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United States tech giant Apple has acknowledged that a small percentage of keyboards in certain MacBook and MacBook Pro models may exhibit malfunctions, such as letters or characters repeating unexpectedly, not appearing, or experiencing "sticky" keys that do not respond in a consistent manner. Read More »

Google can not stop the spread of fake Fortnite on Play Store

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And as Fortnite fans eagerly look forward to the Fortnite Android release, scammers have been trying to take advantage of the huge interest in the app. Personally, taking a step away from the building feels more inviting for newcomers - I myself have really enjoyed the balance on Switch where players aren't so adept at building, and just a few days ago people were reminiscing on Reddit about how the game used to be played in the first few months. Read More »

Royale Bomber Fortnite skin part of new PS4 console bundle

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A big drawback of this approach is that one of these hackers could, in theory, buy a game card for piracy-related purposes, then resell it to an unsuspecting buyer who might be unaware of what the seller has done. Whether Sony will respond to the ribbing by finally unlocking its garden remains to be seen. This is frustrating, and it's something that Sony keeps doing. Read More »

Twitter blocked sharing of link to Trump advisor’s phone number

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Meyers called him the definition of evil. That, according to Twitter, was over the line. "We have the worst immigration laws in the entire world, we can not get them to sign legislation, we can not get them even to the negotiating table and I say, it's very strongly the Democrats' fault", said President Trump . Read More »

Supreme Court decides online sales tax issue

Chief Justice John Roberts led the dissenting opinion, in which he and Justices Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan argued that Congress, not the court, should decide the online sales tax issue. South Dakota wanted out-of-state retailers to begin collecting the tax and sued several of them: Overstock.com, electronics retailer Newegg and home goods company Wayfair. Read More »

Europe advances copyright law that could filter the Internet

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The law can only take effect after it is agreed in three-way talks between MEPs, national governments and the Commission. The changes have been criticised with Article 13 threatening memes, remixes and other user-generated content, and Article 11 which will require online platforms to pay a fee to publishers for linking to their news content. Read More »

Apple Wanted to Launch iPhone X Without Lightning Connector

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Instead of allocating specific space on the pad for each device, Apple instead has been attempting to merge the sensors into one, allowing users to place any of their devices anywhere on the pad. 'Hopefully, Apple learns a lesson to only announce products that are for sure shipping soon or immediately after announcing, ' Ben Bajarin, analyst at Creative Strategies, told Bloomberg . Read More »