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Google Pay should make payments hassle-free in the West, although it looks like Google probably won't be bringing it to India anytime soon. The new brand is supposed to give users a single, unified platform for their purchases across all their devices and in-store, while removing all the confusion that revolves around the Android Pay and Google Wallet brands.
  • Northwestern holds off Kentucky to win Music City Bowl

    Northwestern holds off Kentucky to win Music City Bowl

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    NU's star linebacker Paddy Fisher got ejected for targeting with 22 seconds left in the first half. Early in the second quarter, that flow got disrupted. DEFENSE: A . The NU defense got a big break when star United Kingdom running back Benny Snell , Jr., got booted for making contact with an official in the second quarter.
  • Apple slashes iPhone battery replacement cost by $50 amid criticism

    Apple slashes iPhone battery replacement cost by $50 amid criticism

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    In its letter , Apple said it recognizes it needs to "regain the trust of anyone who may have doubted [its] intentions, and will be reducing the price of an out-of-warranty iPhone battery replacement from $79 to $29". Apple's headache over slowing old iPhones continues, with threats of a costly lawsuit in France amid accusations of planned obsolescence. Apple also sought to put to rest longtime speculation that the company deliberately slowed down older iPhones as a tactic to get ...
  • OnePlus 5 to Get the OnePlus 5T's Face Unlock Feature

    OnePlus 5 to Get the OnePlus 5T's Face Unlock Feature

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    Talking about the OxygenOS 5.0 update for OnePlus 5 smartphone, it packs all the new features introduced with the Android 8.0 Oreo. One of the most-coveted features of OnePlus latest flagship - "Face Unlock" will be rolled out to the slightly older OnePlus 5 via a software update, according to the co-founder of the company.
  • Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat to meet party workers; visits Somanth Temple first

    Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat to meet party workers; visits Somanth Temple first

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    Sensing the damage the news could do in the majority Hindu state, Gujarat , during the elections, the Congress came up with a claim that Rahul is a janeu-dhari (the one who wears Brahminical thread) Hindu. The party's geographical space has squeezed since it lost the 2014 Lok Sabha polls with Punjab and Karnataka being the only major states it rules now.
  • Jeep's Bringing This Updated 2019 Cherokee To Detroit

    Jeep's Bringing This Updated 2019 Cherokee To Detroit

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    Complete details about the 2019 Jeep Cherokee will be revealed on January 16 during the 2018 NAIAS. Tech specs aren't known yet, but we expect the current European range of 2.0-litre and 2.2-litre diesels to get gains in fuel economy and produce less emissions.
  • Facebook says it wants your face data in the name of privacy

    Facebook says it wants your face data in the name of privacy

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    When a photo of you has been posted, you will be alerted and given the option to tag yourself, leave yourself untagged or contact the person who posted the photo if you have concerns about it, Facebook announced in a release . He added that Facebook will not introduce features to let strangers know who you are. The same technology is also being used for a new tool that supports people with visual impairments.
  • Switching mobile operators could soon begin with a text

    Switching mobile operators could soon begin with a text

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    This, the regulator said, will put an end to people paying for old and new services at the same time, saving United Kingdom mobile customers around £10 million a year. The sweeping changes will no doubt delight buyers, but Ofcom is fully aware that the new rules will put a lot of pressure on the current systems operators have in place.
  • Families collect gifts from Salvation Army Angel Tree

    Families collect gifts from Salvation Army Angel Tree

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    I think we exceeded that. Donations also can be brought to the Salvation Army office at 419 S. Madison. The captain says there are 231 forgotten angels - gifts that haven't been returned. Vincent de Paul. "They just wouldn't work out, they're just too expensive", said Flanagan. Bell ringers are still needed until 9 p.m. on December 23.
  • Google's Project Tango Will Shut Down March 1, 2018

    Google's Project Tango Will Shut Down March 1, 2018

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    Despite its limitations, Tango's refined hardware makes it faster and more accurate than ARCore. First one was Lenovo , which introduced Phab 2 Pro with Project Tango, though it was let down with some mediocre specs. Machine learning, something that Google showed off in the new Pixel 2 devices, is used to accomplish the same tracking that Tango required hardware for, which gives ARCore a leg up.
  • Samsung unveils 'Galaxy A8', 'Galaxy A8+' with Infinity Display

    Samsung unveils 'Galaxy A8', 'Galaxy A8+' with Infinity Display

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    Samsung hasn't confirmed but both the handsets are highly likely to be upgraded to Android 8.0 Oreo version . It asp has octa-core Exynos 7885 14nm processor with Mali-G71 GPU and 6 GB RAM . The smaller A8 gets a modest 3,000mAh capacity unit while the A8+ gets a larger 3,500mAh unit. Connectivity options are- Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C, NFC , GPS, and Glonass.
  • Apple iMac Pro will be available for sale starting from Thursday,…

    Apple iMac Pro will be available for sale starting from Thursday,…

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    One thing that will make even the ardent Mac users think hard over purchasing this beast, is the price tag on the iMac Pro . While the iMac Pro isn't exactly a gadget that needs to be rushed out before the holidays, it's one of two products that Apple promised to release before the end of the year.
  • Nintendo Has Now Sold Over 10 Million Nintendo Switch Units Worldwide

    Nintendo Has Now Sold Over 10 Million Nintendo Switch Units Worldwide

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    Nintendo is aiming for number one! Looking at the Switch library of games now, compared to nine months ago, you'd be forgiven for believing I'm talking about an entirely different console. While first-party exclusives are a big deal, many other developers are also supporting the console with third-party titles. Switch did rather well over Black Friday weekend despite the lack of discounts, according to previous data crunching, and the holiday shopping season isn't over by a long shot.