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One of Android"s Easter Eggs is a Flappy Bird-style Game

Android Tech Tip Week Need to kill some time off? Google loves Easter eggs and in Android Lollipop it introduced a hidden game within the operating system's settings. The game was a nod to the once popular Flappy Bird that sparked countless clone.....»»

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Useful or Little Known Android Features

Android Tech Tip Week Android powers hundreds of millions of mobile devices worldwide. Its openness has made it a favorite for consumers and developers alike, while its ability to run on all kinds of hardware now makes up the largest installed base o.....»»

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Leaked guidelines show the controversial content Facebook allows

As Facebook draws ever closer to 2 billion monthly average users, the moderators that remove graphic and extreme content from the platform face an increasingly difficult job. Leaked copies of 100 internal documents obtained by The Guardian show it&rs.....»»

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Microsoft: developers decide if Scorpio games have frame rate parity with Xbox One titles

There’s a lot of anticipation surrounding the upcoming Project Scorpio, with recent hardware reveals leading to a rise in pre-orders for the “most powerful console ever made.” Now, Microsoft has explained a bit more about the machin.....»»

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Razer Blade (2017) Review

I'm a big fan of Razer hardware. Their peripherals are top notch, in particular their outstanding Deathadder mice, while their laptops have surprised me in terms of how solid and well built they are. Razer seems to know what gamers are after and.....»»

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Global seed vault receiving upgrades after melting permafrost breaches entrance tunnel

You may have seen worrying news reports last Friday about the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. Thanks to slowing increasing global temperatures, melted permafrost around the vault flooded into the 50-foot entrance hall, freezing in place. Thankfully, none.....»»

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Not our fault: Apple says third-party batteries to blame for exploding Beats headphones

You might remember the story of an Australian woman back in March whose headphones exploded in her face during a flight. At the time, there was no information about the headphones, other than they were battery powered. We now know that they were a pa.....»»

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Video of 3D-printed Galaxy Note 8 suggests embedded fingerprint scanner, dual camera setup

While the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus have received overwhelmingly positive reviews, the one complaint most owners have about the handsets is the awkward placement of the fingerprint scanner on the back. But it seems Samsung will be changing the de.....»»

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Jim Hackett, head of Ford"s autonomous vehicle unit, replaces Mark Fields as CEO

Ford Motor Company on Monday announced that Jim Hackett, who has served as chairman of Ford Smart Mobility LLC since its inception in March 2016, will take over as president and chief executive officer effective immediately......»»

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Samsung"s new stretchable OLED to be demoed at SID 2017

Reports out of Korea indicate Samsung will be unveiling a new “stretchable” OLED scene at the Society for Information Display’s trade show......»»

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HP brings Kaby Lake, new pen and more to Spectre x2 hybrid

HP at the Cannes Film Festival on Monday announced, among other devices, a refreshed version of its popular Spectre x2 hybrid laptop......»»

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A TSer asks: What becomes of your old data discs?

A TechSpot member is wondering what you do with your old CDs and DVDs. Have you copied them to a storage drive? Do you use any particular method to wipe or destroy them? Perhaps you keep them as a backup?.....»»

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"Far Cry 5" teaser trailer welcomes you to Hope County, Montana

Ubisoft last week revealed that Far Cry 5 was one of a handful of new titles it intended to release in the upcoming fiscal year. Aside from sharing a basic logo and opening a section about the game in its forums, Ubisoft kept tight-lipped about the g.....»»

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PlatinumGames is hard at work on a brand new IP

According to DualShockers, PlatinumGames Producer Atsushi Inaba teased that the studio was working on a new original IP. He did not reveal much about the game only saying that it will be headed up by a new director. Inaba used to fulfill the roles of.....»»

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Nvidia"s latest graphics drivers are optimized for Tekken 7 and Star Trek: Bridge Crew

Nvidia earlier today published a new batch of Game Ready drivers optimized specifically for two upcoming games: Tekken 7 and Star Trek: Bridge Crew......»»

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The next Alien VR title could be a theme park attraction

FoxNext appears to be working on a VR title based on the Alien franchise. However, this one is not a game that you will play on your PC or console. Fox is planning on launching it as a “VR experience” similar to Derren Brown's Ghost T.....»»

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Supreme Court makes it harder for patent trolls to hand-pick battlegrounds

Justices with the US Supreme Court voted 8-0 on Monday that patent infringement lawsuits can only be filed in courts where the defendant is incorporated, overturning a previous ruling by the US Courts of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. That Washingt.....»»

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Nest is reportedly prepping a "4K" resolution indoor security camera

Google’s Nest division is reportedly working on a 4K-esque indoor security camera that could break cover before the end of the month. Here’s everything we know at this hour......»»

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Origin Chronos Small Form Factor Gaming PC Review

"Pre-Built" and "Small Form Factor PC" are terms that can strike fear in the minds of hardcore PC gamers. Pre-built systems don't necessarily put quality or performance over costs, while small form factor PCs don't always get high end GPU opt.....»»

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PayPal sues Pandora over logo similarities

PayPal has filed a lawsuit against struggling music service Pandora. It claims the latter’s ‘P’ logo is purposely designed to look like the payment processing firm’s ‘PP’ logo to trick PayPal customers into mixing.....»»

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