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Meanwhile, Sony is yet to release North American holiday sales figures for the PlayStation 4, which sold 14.4 million units worldwide over its first year of availability. Nintendo's device - half portable, half home console - blew away sales expectations, and was nearly impossible to get hold of in the United States for months since the launch, with Nintendo ramping up production to try and meet demand.
  • Google mistake refers to LaVar Ball as National Basketball Association founder

    Google mistake refers to LaVar Ball as National Basketball Association founder

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    If you google search the phrase " NBA Founder", Google will tell you that the outspoken father of the Los Angeles Lakers' Point Guard, Lonzo Ball , is the founder of the great game. I thought I had some new trivia to bring out at parties. While Ball may not have founded the NBA, he is looking to create his own basketball league.
  • Samsung To Launch 3 Projects, 7 Startups At CES

    Samsung To Launch 3 Projects, 7 Startups At CES

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    This is a recovery solution for those who are facing lung damage or are suffering from postoperative pulmonary complications after general anesthesia. The two other new projects that will be shown off will be the S-Ray wearable directional speaker and GoBreath , a portable device and app that aims to help patients who have experienced lung damage to recover faster by teaching them basic techniques such as inspiration, coughing or deep breathing.
  • Steam has named the top grossing games of 2017

    Steam has named the top grossing games of 2017

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    In addition to the best sellers list, Steam has also broken down other lists of 2017's best-selling games by categories such as Top New Releases , Top-Selling VR Games, Top Early Access Graduates, and Most Simultaneous Players. If, by chance, you received a VR headset during the holidays, you might want to take a look at Steam's most popular VR games for the year. The best selling games of 2017 are GTA V , Ark: Survival Evolved , Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Divinity: Original ...
  • PUBG Corp CEO Talks PlayStation Release

    PUBG Corp CEO Talks PlayStation Release

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    It's also hugely popular as an esport, and it's completely free to play. Recently PUBG Corp announced it had banned over 1.5 million accounts, a number higher than what most other games sell in their lifetime. Before PUBG released, Dota 2 held the record. Whether or not that was soleley because of PUBG and not just because of the holidays is unclear.
  • Samsung and LG say they don't slow phones with degraded batteries

    Samsung and LG say they don't slow phones with degraded batteries

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    The apology comes after Apple admitted to slowing down the iPhone 6 , 6S, 7 and SE - when their batteries are either old, cold or have a low charge - to prevent abrupt shutdowns. The savvy teenager discovered that decreased performance in older iPhone devices was down to the devices' lithium-ion batteries. If you don't feel like having to go out and wait on line at the nearest Apple Store, or if you aren't close to one of the 499 locations, there is an alternative.
  • UK tax threat to Google and FB

    UK tax threat to Google and FB

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    Social media companies have not done enough to help and they have even obstructed government efforts to fight extremism by blocking access to encrypted messages or by allowing extremist content to remain on their sites which is costing taxpayers a great deal of money.
  • There is a 40% chance that Apple will acquire Netflix - Citi

    There is a 40% chance that Apple will acquire Netflix - Citi

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    However this was written before Disney's acquisition of Fox's studio and TV assets. While Apple has $252 billion hoarded away (90% of it held overseas), the Trump tax cut will allow the company to repatriate these holdings while taking a small tax hit.
  • OnePlus 5T gets open beta for Oreo

    OnePlus 5T gets open beta for Oreo

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    Surely enough the rollout has begun and OnePlus 5T users part of the beta program can now experience the Oreo update that brings along with it a host of new features and optimisations. OxygenOS 5.0.1 adds support for Qualcomm's aptX HD Bluetooth audio codec, a new Adaptive screen calibration mode, December security patches , and more.
  • Nokia 3310 4G Specifications Surface on Updated TENAA Listing

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    A couple of newcomers might be getting ready to join Nokia's rumored 2018 smartphone lineup. It won't be until September until new 3G versions enabled AT&T and T-Mobile subscribers to use the phone with their network providers in the US, as The Verge notes.
  • Xiaomi Mi A1's Oreo update is rolling out

    Xiaomi Mi A1's Oreo update is rolling out

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    In addition to camera related improvements, the Android Oreo update ships with several performance optimisations including the December security patch. A user can just swipe in the middle of the home screen and the app drawer will appear. Asus had earlier promised to roll out the Android update for its Zenfone 3 and 4 series, and it has now released the same for the Zenfone 4.
  • Google Pixel 2's Portrait Mode now works on some non-Google phones

    Google Pixel 2's Portrait Mode now works on some non-Google phones

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    The second-gen Pixel smartphone cameras come with features like AR Stickers , Portrait Mode and Motion Photos. Of course, in order for it to work, the camera has to first recognize a face in the shot. Since the enhanced camera capabilities present on the Pixel 2 devices are made possible because of the top-notch processor that backs the software The ported app is expected to be pretty resource-intensive on the older devices.
  • Amazon Leaks 18 Possible Nintendo Switch Games

    Amazon Leaks 18 Possible Nintendo Switch Games

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    According to the discovery, Amazon published 18 product pages corresponding to new releases for Nintendo Switch . They also have a release date of December 2019. It has definitely worked so far, at least when it comes to the first batch of Nintendo Switch first party games; we'll see how they fare next year.
  • Apple apologises for slowing down iPhones,cuts battery replacement price

    Apple apologises for slowing down iPhones,cuts battery replacement price

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    The apology came eight days after the tech giant first acknowledged and confirmed what so many iPhone users - like my family and I - had been saying was happening to their cell phones. The accusations against it include fraud and false advertising. A massive lawsuit is being prepared in South Korea with 67,000 iPhone users signing on.
  • Sells 1813 Shares of Celgene Co. (NASDAQ:CELG)

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    The stock decreased 0.37% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $104.36. 4,424,672 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 4,824,942. Illinois-based Westwood Mngmt Il has invested 4.62% in Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG). Toronto Dominion Bancshares stated it has 0% of its portfolio in CommScope Holding Company, Inc.