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SpaceX brings NASA astronauts home safe in milestone mission

SpaceX brings NASA astronauts home safe in milestone mission

Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley landed safely after what was NASA's first crewed mission from the USA in nine years. For the return sequence, on-board thrusters and two sets of parachutes worked auto...

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PS4's DualShock 4 is compatible with next-gen Xbox Series X games

PS4's DualShock 4 is compatible with next-gen Xbox Series X games

Please note, not all PlayStation officially licensed or third-party peripherals/accessories may work on PS5. Specialty controllers like steering wheels, Sony wireless headsets, and PlayStation Move ...

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Google Pixel 4a is finally official and it costs a sweet $349

Google Pixel 4a is finally official and it costs a sweet $349

Are you thinking about buying a Pixel 4a? The Pixel 4a will have a less powerful chipset. After some delay, the Google Pixel 4a is official, and it's exactly what you would expect the successor ...

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Netflix releases video playback speed setting on Android

Netflix releases video playback speed setting on Android

Users can set the playback speed to slow at 0.5x or 0.75x or set to 1.25x/ 1.5x for faster playback. "The feature has been much requested by members for years", Netflix's VP of product innovation ...

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Nintendo removing hacked dream islands from Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Nintendo removing hacked dream islands from Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Animal Crossing: New Horizons' most recent update allows islanders to visit dream islands of other players, but Nintendo wants to make sure that those dream islands aren't up to any amusing business....

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US Coast Guard Prepares for Arrival of Hurricane Isaias

US Coast Guard Prepares for Arrival of Hurricane Isaias

Johns, St. Lucie, and Volusia. Officials wrestled with how to prepare shelters where people can seek refuge from the storm if necessary, while safely social distancing to prevent the spread of the v...

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Huawei, Apple gain bigger share of shrinking China smartphone market

Huawei, Apple gain bigger share of shrinking China smartphone market

The role of the Chinese market is overwhelming in boosting Huawei's sales number as over 70 per cent of the 55.8 million devices sold by the company were sold in mainland China . Washington has essen...

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Halo Infinite’s Free-To-Play Multiplayer And 120FPS Support Have Been Confirmed

Halo Infinite’s Free-To-Play Multiplayer And 120FPS Support Have Been Confirmed

Instead, 343 Industries simply said that details about multiplayer will come soon. Buy one $60 game, get both the campaign and multiplayer components. 343 Industries also published a new Community Up...

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Apple purges more than 30,000 apps from its China store

Apple purges more than 30,000 apps from its China store

Games affected by the sweep included titles from Zynga and Supercell, research firm SensorTower reported at the time. "Chinese law requires games to obtain an approval number from China's National P...

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AWS unveils new space business

AWS unveils new space business

IHS Markit will leverage AWS services, including machine learning , analytics, database, containers, serverless, storage and security to provide solutions to its customers. "With a background in clou...

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Chromebook users get three free months of Stadia Pro

Chromebook users get three free months of Stadia Pro

Although some offers on the site aren't available in Canada, this Stadia Pro deal is. Guam, Hawaii, and U.S. Virgin Islands are the only exceptions. Users must redeem the code by January 14th, 2021....

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Apple confirms delayed launch of iPhone 12

Apple confirms delayed launch of iPhone 12

Apple's Board of Directors has also declared a cash dividend of $0.82 per share of the company's common stock. There were also minor updates to the iPad Pro and MacBook Pro, and new accessories like ...

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Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 will be better, but possibly cheaper

However, the A81 camera works as a rear and front camera by rotating itself. Pop-up selfie cameras are not a new thing in the smartphone market, and many companies like Xiaomi, OnePlus, Oppo and Huawe...

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Maybe The OnePlus Nord Can Launch In The US

Maybe The OnePlus Nord Can Launch In The US

Where the Nord seems to have the advantage is with its duals-selfie cameras which includes an ultrawide for capturing more friends or a wider view of your background in your shots. OnePlus can launch ...

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The Upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Can Surprise Us All

The Upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Can Surprise Us All

One of the newly unveiled phones - the Samsung Galaxy M31s was above all, shooting straight to the top, knocking the OnePlus Nord down to second. He Galaxy Fold It hit the market with a price of nea...

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SpaceX Capsule Safely Returns For Water Landing Off Florida Coast

SpaceX Capsule Safely Returns For Water Landing Off Florida Coast

But after a tropical storm formed in the Atlantic Ocean earlier this week, the teams had to turn their attention to Florida's West Coast. Behnken and Hurley's safe return will mark the end to a hi...

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Amazon boosts net sales by 40% to $88.9 billion in Q2 2020

Amazon boosts net sales by 40% to $88.9 billion in Q2 2020

Riding on surging online sales during the pandemic as people stayed home, Amazon reported solid second quarter results, registering a 40% increase in net sales to $88.9 billion, compared with $63.4 ...

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New Apple Watch 6 leaks hint at battery sizes, blood oxygen monitoring

New Apple Watch 6 leaks hint at battery sizes, blood oxygen monitoring

The UL Demco certification, on the other hand, gives us a working clue about the battery capacity of one of the Apple Watch Series 6. Your Apple Watch Series 6 will maybe have the Blood Oxygen Sensor ...

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Apple confirms the iPhone 12 shipments will be delayed

Apple confirms the iPhone 12 shipments will be delayed

Sales of iPhone , the company's flagship product , moved up 2% from previous year to $26.4 billion in the June-quarter. In times of uncertainty, this performance is proof of the important role that ...

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The Google Pixel 4a Will Be Revealed On August 3

The Google Pixel 4a Will Be Revealed On August 3

This would have happened in May at Google I/O if coronavirus had not played spoilsport. There's also the Galaxy A series, including the Galaxy A51 and A71 5G. Watch this space for our full coverage ...

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Apple's Taiwan suppliers, Samsung apply for India's local smartphone scheme

Apple's Taiwan suppliers, Samsung apply for India's local smartphone scheme

Apple and Samsung account for almost 60 per cent of global sales revenue of mobile phones. "Apple and Samsung, India welcomes you with attractive policies". Companies that have submitted applications...

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Sony Is Releasing Two ‘Ready For PlayStation 5’ Bravia TVs

Sony Is Releasing Two ‘Ready For PlayStation 5’ Bravia TVs

On the other hand, the Z8H 8K TV can output 8K resolution images, and support games running at up to 120FPS on 4K resolution. Forbes pointed out that both models offer full array LED screens with ...

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As Isaias approaches, Florida coastal residents hit the beach

As Isaias approaches, Florida coastal residents hit the beach

Isaias was carrying top sustained winds of 140km per hour (85 miles per hour) and was located about 80km (50 miles) south of the Bahamas capital, Nassau, at 8am (12:00 GMT) on Saturday heading northwe...

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Netflix gains playback speed settings on Android

Netflix gains playback speed settings on Android

According to Netflix's Keela Robison, VP of product innovation, the variable-speed playback was "well received" by customers and a frequently requested feature. In response, Netflix said that it was i...

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Maryland extends unemployment benefits by 13 weeks

Maryland extends unemployment benefits by 13 weeks

The new report also showed that the four-week moving average, a method to iron out data volatility, increased by 6,500 to 1.37 million. The money, intended for recently unemployed through the federa...

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SpaceX Dragon astronauts aiming for rare splashdown off Florida coast

SpaceX Dragon astronauts aiming for rare splashdown off Florida coast

EDT, Saturday, Aug. 1, with splashdown estimated at 2:42 p.m. on Sunday Aug. 2. The Soyuz 23 mission in October 1976 accidentally landed in Lake Tengiz in the middle of blizzard. The prime target is...

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Microsoft will shut down the Cortana iOS and Android apps in 2021

Microsoft will shut down the Cortana iOS and Android apps in 2021

Cortana support for the various devices won't be cut off at once. The Cortana mobile app for Android and iOS will no longer be supported starting in early 2021. To be eligible, you'll have to have u...

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VPN apps used in Kashmir were insecure, users data leaked

VPN apps used in Kashmir were insecure, users data leaked

The leaked data is said to include connection logs, addresses, payment info, plain text passwords and website activity, which is of course a cause for concern. It is all far too simple for some busine...

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Pompeo praises European Union over sanctions targeting cyberattacks from China, Russia

Pompeo praises European Union over sanctions targeting cyberattacks from China, Russia

In addition, the European Council of member states said: "EU persons and entities are forbidden from making funds available to those listed". The EU sanctions list also includes two entities based...

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Facebook adds official music videos in the US

Facebook adds official music videos in the US

The social media giant is also making a play for exclusives. The launch is exclusive to the U.S. and comes in partnership with major companies like Sony Music Group, Universal Music Group , Warner M...

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Apple confirms its new iPhones will be delayed by a 'few weeks'

Apple confirms its new iPhones will be delayed by a 'few weeks'

Hall: "This is a quarter to give Apple credit where credit is due for excellent execution and performance in the midst of unprecedented difficulty". Though the same price, the iPhone 12 will have a ...

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Nike Release ‘You Can’t Stop Us’ Commercial

Nike Release ‘You Can’t Stop Us’ Commercial

With a powerful narration and with an equally stunning voiceover delivered by Megan Rapinoe , the ad has transcended all boundaries and achieved what it aimed to do - bringing everyone together. The ...

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Google upgrades Chrome's Autofill experience with biometrics and more

Google upgrades Chrome's Autofill experience with biometrics and more

Currently, these autofills on Chrome need you to type in your cards CVC number every time you use it. One of them will permit you to check your identity using biometric information, for example, your ...

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'Completely voluntary' COVID-19 contact tracing app ready for Canadians to download

'Completely voluntary' COVID-19 contact tracing app ready for Canadians to download

The app works by assigning a random code to a users device and pings other users devices within a 10-metre radius through Bluetooth. The app runs in the background and, as mentioned before, exchange...

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Apple buys Mobeewave, a startup that can turn iPhones into payment terminals

Apple buys Mobeewave, a startup that can turn iPhones into payment terminals

Apple will be retaining Mobeewave's existing employees. Apple will soon turn iPhones into mobile payment terminals after the tech giant's recent acquisition of the startup, Mobeewave Inc . Square...

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