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Technology Xbox Store Black Friday deals available until November 27
Author: 0 Xbox Store Black Friday deals available until November 27

Discussing the features of the Xbox One S , Trusted Reviews praised it as a console packed with "surprises". The days after Thanksgiving are prime time for price drops, especially for fans of Microsoft's console, the Xbox One . In particular, a huge selection of titles will be on sale at various retailers this Black Friday, including some of this year's biggest releases, such as Destiny 2 .

Technology 'Padmavati': Controversy takes a deadly turn as dead body found in Rajasthan
Author: 0 'Padmavati': Controversy takes a deadly turn as dead body found in Rajasthan

Officers from the Brahmapuri Police Station have been investigating the spot and it is not clear if the case is a murder or a suicide and the identity of the body isn't revealed yet. The release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati has also been postponed. Padmavati , which was supposed to release on December 1 was indefinitely pushed for a later date.

Technology Google: Here's how we predict battery life based on your usage patterns
Author: 0 Google: Here's how we predict battery life based on your usage patterns

Also, the battery settings menu will give an accurate estimation of the amount of time that you can use your smartphone without charging it. A Google product manager has now explained on the Pixel forum that the company used to assume that if you had used up 10 percent over the past few hours, it estimated that level of per-hour usage would remain consistent.

Technology Black Friday shopping continues to evolve
Author: 0 Black Friday shopping continues to evolve

About 69 percent of Americans, or 164 million people, intend to shop at some point during the five-day period from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday, according to a survey released by the National Retail Federation trade group. today. The Southlake Mall, at USA 30 and Mississippi Street in Hobart, opens at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving and stays open until midnight. The Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets, at 601 Wabash Street in downtown Michigan City, will be open from 6 p.m.to midnight on Thanksgiving ...

Technology Microsoft has revealed its Games with Gold list for December 2017
Author: 0 Microsoft has revealed its Games with Gold list for December 2017

The games for the Xbox One include Warhammer: Endtimes - Vermintide and Telltale games Back to the Future: 30th Anniversary Edition. Telltale's Back to the Future adventure game will be part of the promotion from December 16 until January 15, while trippy rhythm action game Child of Eden becomes a Games with Gold title on the first of the month and remains as such until December 15.

Technology Amazon Echo Show Just Got a Key Feature Back
Author: 0 Amazon Echo Show Just Got a Key Feature Back

As expected Amazon has this week started taking preorders for their new Echo Buttons, which can be used in connection with your Amazon Alexa personal assistant, to enjoy games and entertainment with your friends or family. Google says that the integration of YouTube on Echo Show violated its terms of services as it created a fragmented user experience for the users. Amazon claimed the move came as a total surprise and was unwarranted.

Technology United States lawmaker apologises for sexually explicit photo
Author: 0 United States lawmaker apologises for sexually explicit photo

In the transcript of the call, Barton reportedly confronted the woman after she was discovered to have communicated with other women who were romantically involved with Barton. The woman described encounters and contact spanning a five-year period that began online after she posted a message on Barton's Facebook page in 2011, leading to the sexually explicit exchanges and ultimately a pair of physical sexual encounters in Washington and Texas.

Technology Here are your Xbox Games With Gold titles for December
Author: 0 Here are your Xbox Games With Gold titles for December

The game is also enhanced for Xbox One X, with higher resolution textures, and native 4K support. Originally released in 2015, Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide is the newest game to accompany December's Games with Gold release. Use the loot and crafting system to your advantage as you amass weaponry ideal for your character. Featuring Christopher Lloyd as Doc Brown, Tom Wilson as Biff Tannen, and Claudia Wells as Jennifer Parker, with a special appearance by Michael J.

Technology New Facebook tool will enable users to see propaganda pages they've liked
Author: 0 New Facebook tool will enable users to see propaganda pages they've liked

You could soon see whether you interacted with Russian propaganda on Facebook and Instagram during the 2016 election. For example, Russians created Facebook events for rallies around pro-Trump policies like anti-immigration. Facebook is creating an online tool to allow users to determine if they might have been exposed to Russian disinformation during the 2016 presidential election and its fractious aftermath, the company announced Wednesday.

Technology Surface Book 2 Battery Will Drain During Gaming Even When Plugged In
Author: 0 Surface Book 2 Battery Will Drain During Gaming Even When Plugged In

UPDATE: Microsoft has confirmed that the battery could discharge when connected to the charger during intense gaming sessions, if the Power Mode Slider is set to 'best performance.' The laptop hybrid apparently passes on only 95W of energy from the charger to itself, sacrificing the ability to fully feed the processor, graphics card and other components at once.

Technology Samsung's Galaxy S9 May Make an Appearance at CES 2018
Author: 0 Samsung's Galaxy S9 May Make an Appearance at CES 2018

This is earlier than Samsung typically pulls the curtain back for new phones, but it's unclear exactly how much Samsung will be revealing at the trade show. This indicates it will have the small bezels and screen ratio as seen on the Galaxy S8 range. Both will have 64GB of available storage and, according to VentureBeat , retain their 3.5mm headphone jacks.

Technology Tencent to publish PUBG in China
Author: 0 Tencent to publish PUBG in China

The rub is, it'll have some pretty significant changes given the country's strict state-mandated censorship. "We will further highlight the teamwork and fair play spirit, making sure it's in accordance with socialist core values and traditional Chinese cultures and moral norms", Tencent said in a statement provided by the outlet.

Technology OnePlus 3/3T & 5/5T will not get Project Treble, Android's coolest new feature
Author: 0 OnePlus 3/3T & 5/5T will not get Project Treble, Android's coolest new feature

This announcement came when a OnePlus user asked about it in their forums . Android 8 .0 Oreo is still making its way to various devices, and it will take a while until it will reach all mobile phones. "The OnePlus 5T will do just that, and given this is an extension of the current product line, there was no need for us to raise the price", he added, before revealing that the OnePlus 5 will be discontinued when stock runs dry.

Technology USA regulator unveils plan to end 'net neutrality'
Author: 0 USA regulator unveils plan to end 'net neutrality'

A USA appeals court past year upheld the legality of the net neutrality regulations, which were challenged in a lawsuit led by telecommunications industry trade association US Telecom. It undermined investment and innovation, and posed a significant threat to the internet's continued ability to grow and evolve to meet consumers' needs.

Technology Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite Welcomes Three New Fighters This December
Author: 0 Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite Welcomes Three New Fighters This December

Winter Soldier has a Metal Shield to protect himself, and uses close combat techniques to fend off the enemy. Here's a quick video trailer showcasing each character. Capcom games. The trade-off is that Winter Soldier's move set is severely limited while the Metal Shield ability is active. Venom is an aggressive fighter with a Venom Glide that can let him zip in one of six directions around the screen.

Technology Apple acquires Canada based AR start-up Vrvana for $30 million
Author: 0 Apple acquires Canada based AR start-up Vrvana for $30 million

Carmakers like Audi have been flirting with AR tech to produce semi-virtual vehicle showrooms over the past couple of years, but it's interesting to see games giant Valve listed as a customer or partner of Vrvana . Below Vrvana executives talk up the AR capabilities of their headset which probably caught Apple's attention. Apple Inc.is reported to have acquired Vrvana Inc., a Canadian virtual reality company for $30 million, according to a report from TechCrunch .

Technology Now you can ask to join a friend's Instagram live video
Author: 0 Now you can ask to join a friend's Instagram live video

The new feature is part of Instagram v24, which you can update to via the Play Store or download manually from APKMirror . The rollout [the one that lets you add guests to your livestream] came on the heels of a test Instagram carried out a couple of months ago.

Technology Facebook now lets you share 4K resolution photos in Messenger
Author: 0 Facebook now lets you share 4K resolution photos in Messenger

Today, the company has finally enabled a feature which a lot of people, including me, were waiting for. Previously, Messenger compressed very high resolution photos, causing the image quality to degrade. So Facebook might have introduced a new algorithm to reduce the file size or something like that. Well, Facebook has posted a series of photos highlighting this aspect.