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The screens are far more hard to produce than OLED displays, and the company nearly killed the project a year or so ago, the people say. 9to5Mac also spoiled a lot of Apple's surprises a year ago, thanks to details found in a then-nonpublic version of Apple's iOS software that was leaked on Reddit and directly to some Apple blogs.
  • PS4 Pro 500 Million Limited Edition Console Announced

    PS4 Pro 500 Million Limited Edition Console Announced

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    This particular variant, which is created to celebrate PlayStation's achievement of reaching 525.3 million units of hardware worldwide, comes with translucent body. In this age of massive digital games, having 2TB of storage at your disposal is a handsome thing - it's just a shame we don't see this storage option more often.
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Adds Simon And Richter Belmont From Castlevania

    Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Adds Simon And Richter Belmont From Castlevania

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    Smash Bros. Ultimate will also introduce the new Stage Morph feature - select any two stages , and the game will morph from one to the other mid-battle. In addition to Simon, you can also play as Richter Belmont from Castlevania: Rondo of Blood. The last huge tease for Super Smash Bros . Tourneys: A variant of an offline tournament mode is a Smash Bros .
  • Motorola Reveals Moto Z3 with 5G Network Optional Mode

    Motorola Reveals Moto Z3 with 5G Network Optional Mode

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    The announcement of a pre-5G smartphone is consistent with the "5G arms race" now underway with the national wireless carriers. The bleeding-edge 5G Mod will connect to Verizon's millimeter-wave 5G network using four Qualcomm antenna arrays on different sides of the device.
  • Google reportedly planning a censored search engine for China

    Google reportedly planning a censored search engine for China

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    Google is reportedly planning to launch a highly censored - and lucrative - version of its search engine for China that will block websites and certain search terms the country's government objects to, a new report said Wednesday. Google may be launching Search for China. Chinese state media quickly refuted claims, saying that reports of Google's return to China weren't true.
  • ‘Fortnite’ is bringing back Playground mode this week

    ‘Fortnite’ is bringing back Playground mode this week

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    Epic has also changed things up for newcomers with new keybindings, a "sprint by default" option that saves them from having to hold down Shift, and more. An Epic Games representative seemed to confirm the weapon by posting simply posting "Oops" when the "exceles" typo was pointed out. An interesting development will occur in the next 5.10 update for Fortnite: Battle Royale , and that comes in the form of a change to The Slurp Juice .
  • Microsoft takes aim at Apple with $399 Surface Go tablet

    Microsoft takes aim at Apple with $399 Surface Go tablet

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    If you were expecting a Microsoft Surface with an ARM processor inside, this does not seem to be in the cards yet. The Surface Go is certainly an interesting device and builds on the foundation carved out by the existing Surface hardware, but as to whether it will do much to shift the needle with relation to market share or unit sales, I'm far from convinced.
  • Samsung kicks off world's largest mobile production plant in Noida

    Samsung kicks off world's largest mobile production plant in Noida

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    Smartphone makers from Xiaomi Corp to Oppo Mobiles are building factories in the world's fastest growing market for the product bolstering Modi's push to encourage overseas investors to " Make in India ". In June last year, the South Korean giant announced a Rs 4,915 crore investment to expand the Noida plant and, after a year, the new facility is ready to double production.
  • Samsung profit misses estimates in second quarter

    Samsung profit misses estimates in second quarter

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    If we are to believe the latest Korean rumors, the foldable panels for the Galaxy X smartphones are supposedly scheduled to enter production this summer so that they could be ready for the early 2019 release. The word on the street is that Samsung's foldable device cost about $1,900 when it launches. The Galaxy S10 would then be unveiled at MWC 2019, according to the leaker.
  • Apple to release noise-cancelling AirPods, over-ear headphones

    Apple to release noise-cancelling AirPods, over-ear headphones

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    Either way, the next AirPods will likely include a new chip and an increased Bluetooth range. The California-based company was working on new AirPods with noise-cancellation and water resistance, they said. Apple is apparently thinking of working with audio system manufacturer Tymphany as a production partner for the headphones, though the deal has not yet been finalized and production has not yet begun.
  • 'Good news, but it's not a windfall' in Washington state

    'Good news, but it's not a windfall' in Washington state

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    Gov. Pete Ricketts was among those opponents, although he had been seeking a compromise at the time the bill failed. Roberts said he agreed that a 51-year-old case partly affirmed by Quill was wrongly decided, but he opposes discarding the physical presence rule because the internet economy has grown in reliance on it.
  • Google Podcasts is all about suggesting new shows

    Google Podcasts is all about suggesting new shows

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    Android Messages for web is launching today, bringing the chat service another step closer to rivaling Apple's iMessage . The web client's functioning is quite similar to that of WhatsApp web . However, this option section of the Messages app is not live yet, and the service will only become fully available when this happens. Google intends to have more than 2 million podcasts available on the app, which is only for Android, at launch .
  • Supreme Court's Wayfair tax decision sidelines Quill

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    All three companies sold online merchandise in the state, but did not have a physical location or employees there, and were exempted from collecting sales tax from their South Dakota customers. Although technically consumers are required to pay sales tax on all purchases, it is practically impossible to collect without the retailer applying it at the point of sale.
  • Jack Sparrow Returns in Kingdom Hearts III Trailer

    Jack Sparrow Returns in Kingdom Hearts III Trailer

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    And probably one of the most anticipated video games of all, this year, was Shadow of the Tomb Raider-the third game in the rebooted series of Lara Croft! And speaking of the future, if you're planning to buy the game next year, pre-ordering right now is not a bad idea.
  • Net Neutrality Has Been Rolled Back - But It's Not Dead Yet

    Net Neutrality Has Been Rolled Back - But It's Not Dead Yet

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    Net neutrality, which once required internet service providers to treat all online content the same, is now gone starting Monday. In his view, removing the rule will open the floodgates to corporate investment, ultimately providing faster and more widespread internet access.