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by | April 10, 2018 | 20:21

While I understand that a large function of this is attributable to the fact that Facebook is still nailing down details on this I would like to request clarification on what you mean when you said that it should directionally be, in spirit, the whole thing .

by | April 09, 2018 | 01:13

Given the blowback around current privacy and advertising practices - and the threat of regulation, especially from the European Union - companies like Facebook should do the right thing and commit to representing users' interests. "We will now be making a broader delete message feature available". Sheryl Sandberg , the Chief Operation Officer (COO) at Facebook and second in command after founder-owner Mark Zuckerberg , said "I am not going to sit here and say that we're not going ...

by | April 08, 2018 | 01:56

NAIJ.com gathered that he is facing 16 counts of corruption, racketeering, fraud and money laundering at the high court in Durban. His financial adviser, Schabir Shaikh, was found guilty of trying to solicit bribes on his behalf from a French arms firm and was jailed in 2005.

by | April 06, 2018 | 04:10

As you can imagine then, finding brick, building a ton of walls, and locating the hidden gnome can be pretty tricky in the middle of somewhere like Pleasant Park or Tilted Towers, so you may have some issues with this one. Items purchased at a Common vending machine will cost 100 materials, Uncommon will cost 200, Rare will cost 300, Epic will cost 400 and Legendary will cost 500 materials.

by | April 06, 2018 | 04:12

As suggested by the name, the touchless gesture control feature will allow users to let their fingers "hover close to the screen without actually touching it". Citing "people familiar with the matter" Bloomberg adds that this particular tech would take in to account the proximity of your fingers to the display.

by | April 02, 2018 | 11:26

A blue moon means it is the second full moon to occur in a month; a supermoon means a full moon which is closest to the Earth. Blue moons generally happen about every 2.7 years, because the number of days in a lunation, which is the span from new moon to new moon, is 29.53 days, just a bit shorter than the 30 or 31 days in a calendar month - 28 days in February.

by | March 30, 2018 | 00:42

It's as if the universe is playing a trick on us by flipping the laws of physics on their head - dark matter should be there, but it isn't. Will they find more of these dark matter deficient galaxies? They truly thought the dark matter was not only a discretionary part of galaxies, as said by van Dokkum.

by | March 29, 2018 | 02:15

The choice of Paris to launch a new flagship smartphone is interesting". The USP of this phone is that it features Triple Rear Cameras comprising of 40MP RGB sensor, 20MP monochrome sensor and an 8MP sensor with telephoto lens. Both run on Android 8.1 filtered via Huawei's EMUI skin and support Google's ARCore kit. All you have to do to get yourself a free pair of Bose QuietComfort 35 wireless headphones II is this: order your new Huawei P20 or P20 Pro handset with Carphone ...

by | March 27, 2018 | 18:14

Since this is a tablet , Acer can't really stray away from the usual design. However, the Chromebook Tab 10 will arrive with a built-in stylus, as with the Galaxy Note smartphone series, and a microSD card slot for additional storage.

by | March 22, 2018 | 01:40

It remains to be seen how much more Fortnite will grow with a full iOS release and the addition of Android mobile as well. The recently launched mobile version of the battle royale game is now the number two highest grossing game on iOS , amounting to $1.5 million in in-app purchases since the game launched worldwide last week.

by | March 22, 2018 | 01:39

Your iPhone must run iOS 9.0 or later to support the game on mobile . Let us know what you think of PUBG Mobile and how it stacks up to the versions available on PC and Xbox. That means you'll get the same 8km by 8km map and the same 100-person battle royale action. Its release wasn't exactly a surprise - there was a "soft launch" last week in Canada's Google Play Store - but that doesn't make it any less exciting.

by | March 15, 2018 | 06:13

His inclusion also brings new weapons of every type with two high-rank armor sets being made available for player and of course a new armor set for the helpful palicos. Supposedly Capcom plan to release a more detailed version of these notes when the update arrives on March 22 , so stay tuned to VG247 - we'll bring you the full notes when they land.

by | March 14, 2018 | 00:15

If you had told me when it launched after six years in development hell that Fortnite would become the biggest game in the world and playable on nearly everything apart from a potato, I wouldn't have believed. The mobile version of Fortnite Battle Royale was released on Monday, March 12. Developer Epic Games recently announced a partnership with Microsoft that would enable cross-play between Xbox One, PC, Mac, iOS and Android .

by | March 12, 2018 | 09:23

However, he said that over time, he felt Tesla had caused him far "more drama" than SpaceX . "We're quite close to the cutting edge in AI and it scares the hell out of me", he confessed. "Life can not just be about solving one miserable problem after another", Musk said. Musk said past year that his Mars rocket , called BFR or Big Falcon Rocket, could one day fly people from city to city on Earth in incredibly short time spans, touting that it would take 30 minutes to hop from NY ...

by | March 10, 2018 | 01:34

Zone shots are a way to slow down time to aim before you shoot, and are used by depleting your character's special meter. As we approach the release date, Nintendo will have a pre-launch online tournament where you can experience 1v1 online tournaments before its release.

by | March 08, 2018 | 02:00

The messaging on the software was always a bit messy, though, and the company didn't really do itself any favors by launching it on the high-end Surface Laptop . Around a year ago, Microsoft released their Windows 10 S operating system - meant to be a direct competitor to the Google Chrome Operating System. There's some confusion over how users who receive "S Mode" will be able to unlock it and how much it will cost - with rumours ranging from Free to $49, but no firm acknowledgement of ...

by | March 03, 2018 | 06:38

That means in addition to facilitating cross-lingual conversations in real time, Alexa would be able to provide answers like what to say to the father of the bride at a wedding in Japan, the Yahoo report says. According to the report, Amazon's team never pointed fingers at company CEO Jeff Bezos, but Nest employees reportedly ended the call under the impression that the decision came from Bezos.

by | March 02, 2018 | 05:58

But the Chinese handset manufacturer still powers away and manages to produce some solid handsets at bargain bin prices. The smartphone comes with a dual camera setup with a 16-megapixel primary camera and a 5-megapixel secondary camera with LED Flash.

by | March 01, 2018 | 13:15

Galaxy S9 is the dual aperture camera lens, with f-stop between f/1.5 and f/2.4. The user can switch between f/2.4 and f/1.5 depending on the shooting conditions. What's more interesting is that the S8+ packs cameras that put a lot of current flagships to shame, and can even record 4K video. It includes 12MP rear and 8MP front cameras and 3,000 mAh battery .

by | March 01, 2018 | 12:53

Battery capacity on the Zenfone 5 is 3300mAh with BoostMaster (fast charging). A big part of the announcement was reserved for AI, as Asus announced AI Boost, which should provide a bit more performance when needed, AI Photo Learning, which automatically applies effects that you might like, AI Camera , which selects best mode, AI Charging, which adjusts charging of the phone depend on your needs, as well as AI Ringtone and AI Display .

by | February 22, 2018 | 01:17

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact design revealed by leaked photo? A leaked photo of what might be a prototype of the rumored Xperia XZ2 Compact surfaced yesterday, and (based on the picture), it may be another hard year for Sony . To achieve an appearance akin to the Galaxy S8's Infinity Display, the Xperia XZ2 should have an all-screen curved-edge front display with nearly nonexistent bezels on the sides.

by | February 22, 2018 | 01:11

Epic has showcased some of the content included in Fortnite's Season 3 Battle Pass. You don't have to start playing to get some extra goodies if you buy the new Battle Pass; buying it will instantly unlock the new Mission Specialist outfit and a few other yet-to-be-revealed cosmetic items.

by | February 21, 2018 | 08:06

At around 4 p.m. Bibb Sheriff's Deputies were contacted by Resident Agent in Charge Andy Smith, of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. "In this case, this individual on the other end (was an) adult male who is a child sexual predator and that's all of our worst nightmares", police said.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:42

Burnout Paradise Cagney: Includes two brand new vehicles and additional "community" vehicle finishes plus online game modes. EA has announced that its much-rumoured remaster of developer Criterion's classic Burnout Paradise is real and coming to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on March 16th.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:36

S9 is expected to feature a 3000mAh battery while the S9+ will have a 3500mAh battery . So this could be launched very soon. The price of Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 will be most likely $599 or £599. In case you missed the announcement last month, let us remind you the Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+ are successors of last year's Galaxy A5 (2017 ) and A7 (2017).

by | February 18, 2018 | 07:04

Apple's space-age Cupertino headquarters has 45-foot-tall panels of curved glass. After the smacking accidents, employees tagged the walls with sticky notes to avoid recurrence. We don't want to make a mountain out of a mole hill, but the situation is concerning enough to employees that some of them opted to stick Post-It notes on glass doors as markers to indicate there is a transparent barrier.

by | February 16, 2018 | 07:00

To recall, Amazon launched its Echo devices in India back in October previous year, but to be able to purchase these devices, customers had to wait for an invite. Another great feature making its way to the Echo smart speakers is the multi-room music. Starting today, customers can get their hands on all the three Echo devices without having an invite.

by | February 16, 2018 | 07:00

Google has launched an ad-blocker for its Chrome web browser that is created to prevent "annoying" and "intrusive" ads being shown to users. Rahul Roy-Chowdhury, Chrome VP, says this move was prompted when his team received feedback from users saying annoying ads are a big source of frustration.

by | February 14, 2018 | 19:48

Google won't say how many Pixel phones it shipped in 2017, but one analyst from the research firm IDC has a number: 3.9 million. Jeronimo points out how it's a "remarkable achievement to double sales", especially during a time when consumers mostly already have smartphones.

by | February 14, 2018 | 19:28

In a sense, it's exactly like Google Search, but the underlying pages are mobile-optimized, really fast and use a fraction of the data and bandwidth that normal web pages would. Third-party companies will, of course, need to sign up to AMP for email to use this product. The move will make email services "more engaging, interactive, and actionable", according to Google .