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NSW bushfires: very high fire danger as damaging winds forecast

NSW bushfires: very high fire danger as damaging winds forecast

Nearly 80 fires were burning along the state's coast on Thursday, having ripped through more than 1,000 hectares in recent days. There is a total fire ban in place for Sydney, Illawarra and the Hunt...

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Mobile's latest Un-carrier move: overhauling customer service

Mobile's latest Un-carrier move: overhauling customer service

T-Mobile hosted another Uncarrier event this morning, telling everyone its plan to improve the way it approaches the wireless industry and turn all of its customers into rockstars. T-Mobile gives no...

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Tencent's shares down as China declines new game

Tencent's shares down as China declines new game

Some analysts expect Tencent to post a drop in mobile gaming revenue when it announces earnings for the most recent quarter later on Wednesday. Tencent reported its first profit decline in almos...

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Samsung Launches Galaxy Note 9 in Malaysia; Available 24 August

Samsung Launches Galaxy Note 9 in Malaysia; Available 24 August

The phone sets various records like the "very high absolute color accuracy", that is "visually indistinguishable from flawless, and nearly certainly considerably better than your existing smartphone ...

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Leaked Motorola P30 renders show notch is not going away

Leaked Motorola P30 renders show notch is not going away

We don't know exactly when the phone will be announced (rumor has it it might be tomorrow) or how much it'll cost if and when it launches in the USA, but it's certainly a departure from Motorola's u...

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Sprint announces that its first 5G phone will come from LG

Sprint announces that its first 5G phone will come from LG

Sprint Corp (S.N) said Tuesday it has partnered with phone manufacturer LG Electronics Inc (066570.KS) to launch a 5G smartphone in the first half of next year, marking the first 5G device deal for th...

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Samsung may stop producing smartphones at its China plant

Samsung may stop producing smartphones at its China plant

The Tianjin plant, established in 2001, used to play a key role as Samsung's global production hub with sales exceeding 15 trillion won (US$13.20 billion) in 2013. It does not appear that this plant...

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Xiaomi POCO F1 to launch in India on August 22

Xiaomi POCO F1 to launch in India on August 22

Poco is a new sub-brand from Xiaomi that is aimed at India's growing premium smartphone market, now dominated by the likes of OnePlus and Samsung. Poco is the new sub-brand form the Chinese smartpho...

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Android Pie busted the fast charging feature on the Pixel XL

Android Pie busted the fast charging feature on the Pixel XL

Some users have claimed it's still possible to activate fast charging by powering the device down, and plugging it in while powered down. You'll get a notification on your phone about the faster charg...

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Ninja Explains Why He Doesn’t Play With Women on Stream

Ninja Explains Why He Doesn’t Play With Women on Stream

He believes that the only way to avoid gossip is to not play with female gamers at all. Ninja's stance is backed up by recent rumors that fellow Fortnite streamers Myth and Pokimane were dating af...

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Salah in hot water over phone use

Salah in hot water over phone use

The clip continues to follow Mr Salah as he drives a few metres forward, the camera zooming in on his auto window to show the footballer still using his phone at the wheel. Neither the club nor player...

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Oppo R17 With 6.4-Inch Display, In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Goes Official

Oppo R17 With 6.4-Inch Display, In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Goes Official

While we have been a little busy with the India launch of Oppo F9 Pro, the company is simultaneously gearing up to launch the Oppo R17. Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SoC with an octa...

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Elder Scrolls Online Wolfhunter DLC Releasing Next Week

Elder Scrolls Online Wolfhunter DLC Releasing Next Week

Speaking to Game Informer , Bethesda's Pete Hines stopped short of specifically naming the PS4, but confirmed that the studio has no interest in bringing the collectable card game to systems that w...

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Samsung adds Plume's mesh WiFi tech to its SmartThings WiFi router

Samsung adds Plume's mesh WiFi tech to its SmartThings WiFi router

There are few things as frustrating as troubleshooting a Wi-Fi network and coverage within a home or apartment. First, it acts as a SmartThings hub, letting you configure the router itself from the ...

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Spotify testing ad skipping for free users

Spotify testing ad skipping for free users

While it may sound counterintuitive, the company believes there is a lot to be gained from providing this feature. Any potential lost revenue due to users skipping ads will be far smaller than if they...

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Lenovo launches its thinnest and lightest pro laptop - ThinkPad P1

Lenovo launches its thinnest and lightest pro laptop - ThinkPad P1

The P72 being the slightly thicker machine is still very portable as far as workstation class laptops go. It bigger sibling, the Lenovo ThinkPad P72 (below), makes use of a 17.3in IPS display ...

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Google soon may add support for Windows 10 to Chromebooks

Google soon may add support for Windows 10 to Chromebooks

It could be at the firm's hardware event in a couple of months, and Alt OS/Campfire would be a feature of a possible Pixelbook 2. According to a report from XDA Developers , Google is working on ...

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Bethesda unsure if future games will also skip Steam

Bethesda unsure if future games will also skip Steam

But one game that didn't get much mention during the show was Wolfenstein: Youngblood , which was announced during Bethesda's E3 presentation earlier this year. When we first reported on Fallout 76 ...

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DOOM Eternal Will Feature Traditional Multiplayer

DOOM Eternal Will Feature Traditional Multiplayer

As for DOOM , you ought to know the score here, as you journey across the surface of Mars and then into the depths of Hell, ripping and tearing a legion of vicious demons in a bid to prevent them spi...

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Google tracks you even if you tell it not to

Google tracks you even if you tell it not to

As Google points out , this pervasive data collection is precisely what "improves" "user experience", making searching, maps, and recommendations more efficient. And even doing a general search on Go...

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Note9's battery is safe, phone will outsell its predecessor — Samsung CEO

Note9's battery is safe, phone will outsell its predecessor — Samsung CEO

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 was released previous year to critical and commercial success. Koh appears to be confident about the market potential of the Galaxy Note 9 which boasts "the very best per...

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Honda Civic facelift unveiled in the US

Honda Civic facelift unveiled in the US

The current-generation Honda Civic is about to receive its first refresh since debuting in late 2015. The front gets a new paint black upper fascia wing, atop a restyled lower fascia. Finally, there...

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Resident Evil 2's

Resident Evil 2's "Z Version Premium Edition" will cost $972

Officially called the Biohazard RE: 2 Z Version Premium Edition in Japan, the set's main feature is a mechanical keyboard created to resemble a traditional Lexington typewriter, which are iconic of ...

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9th gen Intel Core processors leak: everything you need to know

9th gen Intel Core processors leak: everything you need to know

The Core i7-9700K, on the other hand, would be the first mainstream 8 core processor. The very detailed documents acquired by WCCFTech reveal some significant core upgrades, at least to the i9 and...

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Wait for Fortnite ends on Android unofficially - APK now available

Wait for Fortnite ends on Android unofficially - APK now available

Then came the bombshell that it wasn't going down that route and that the company would instead essentially roll its own application installer for Android that would be built to distribute one app and...

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Bethesda Releases New Fallout 76 Perks Trailer at QuakeCon

Bethesda Releases New Fallout 76 Perks Trailer at QuakeCon

Howard compared this to slightly slapping a person to see if they want to fight. Griefing is when a player proceeds with fighting and killing another player for no reason. For each attribute, they can...

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 open beta on now

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 open beta on now

Don't forget to check out the upcoming open beta for PC and Xbox One on August 10. Those players who pre-ordered the game on all formats can now dive straight into the action until Monday 13th Augus...

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Alleged Nintendo Switch Hidden Menu Reveals VR Settings

Alleged Nintendo Switch Hidden Menu Reveals VR Settings

In the video, toggling on VR mode splits the screen into two, although not with actual games. There are third-party devices that can turn phones into VR headsets , but some of them are unwieldy and...

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BlackBerry KEY2 LE Specs leaked, packs less punch but still great

BlackBerry KEY2 LE Specs leaked, packs less punch but still great

This seems to be the official name, and, thanks to an anonymous tipster, we now know what to expect. Expected to launch as the BlackBerry KEY2 LE, the new device is yet to be officially revealed, ...

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Monster Hunter World is One of Steam's Biggest New Releases in 2018

Monster Hunter World is One of Steam's Biggest New Releases in 2018

The reason for this is that Steam usually allows players to begin downloading the files of their pre-purchased games 24 hours prior to the game's official release date. At its peak already, Monster H...

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Blizzard has multiple Diablo projects in the pipeline

Blizzard has multiple Diablo projects in the pipeline

When? Probably during BlizzCon 2018 in November. While we still don't know anything concrete about where the developer is taking the famed franchise, they did officially (and finally) announce that "m...

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Baidu ready to beat Google if US firm returns to China: CEO

Baidu ready to beat Google if US firm returns to China: CEO

Though Li is potentially facing down one of the largest tech companies in the world, his bravado is not without merit; Baidu had reportedly wrestled away about 70% of Chinese market share in areas of ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 forums are now open

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 forums are now open

Although Samsung's Note phones are large, niche products intended for power users, they offer a preview of what's to come in the mass-market Galaxy S line. Could we ever see Spotify multi-device...

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Google Play Store Now Tells You It Doesn't Have Fortnite

Google Play Store Now Tells You It Doesn't Have Fortnite

While a version for Android was in the works, malware creators preyed on those Android users looking for a game that, unbeknownst to them, had yet to be released for their device. In just one year, ...

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IPhone X smokes Galaxy Note 9 in speed tests

IPhone X smokes Galaxy Note 9 in speed tests

Samsung announced the much-awaited Galaxy Note 9 at a special event in NY yesterday. Samsung led the smartphone market by volume in the second quarter, shipping 71.6 million units while Apple ...

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