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Instagram Will Soon Let Users Turn Comments Off Completely Instagram Will Soon Let Users Turn Comments Off Completely
- December 07, 2016

The updates are the latest in a set of tools and controls that the photo-sharing app has been adding to make Instagram a safer and more enjoyable experience for everyone. The person you removed won't be notified of the change, though they might figure it out if you unexpectedly drop out of their feed. In September, Instagram began allowing users to apply filters to their comment streams, which allowed them to cut out offensive reactions to their posts. (more...)
Sheriff defends probe of slain ex-NFL player Sheriff defends probe of slain ex-NFL player
- December 07, 2016

Gasser shot McKnight three times from inside his auto while McKnight stood outside and then gave his handgun to deputies when they arrived at the scene soon afterward, Normand said . "In this state, whether we like it or not, we have a very forward-leaning stand your ground, self-defense, justifiable homicide laws - however you want to refer to it - that ... (more...)
LG Launches the V20 in India for Rs.54999 LG Launches the V20 in India for Rs.54999
- December 07, 2016

LG had announced its latest device LG V20 Flagship Smartphone, that it would be the first smartphone to be launched with the new Android Nougat OS preloaded. On the front is a 5MP selfie camera with f/1.9 aperture and wide-angle lens. On the imaging front, this phone is equipped with Dual primary camera set-up of 16MP with F1.8 Aperture, OIS (Standard Angle) and 8MP with F2.4 Aperture (Wide Angle). (more...)
Dead Rising 4 - Release Date; Christmas-Themed Game Dead Rising 4 - Release Date; Christmas-Themed Game
- December 07, 2016

But the shining beacon in this figurative wasteland of necrotic flesh for me has always been the Dead Rising games, joyous and beautifully stupid smorgasbords where you dismantle zombies with a teddy bear strapped to the teeth with machine guns while you run around dressed as Mega Man. (more...)
Pokemon Sun and Moon
- December 03, 2016

Players can check pokemon's effort values by going to its summary and pressing Y from the gaming console. Pokemon Sun and Moon isn't vastly different to X & Y when it comes to gameplay elements, however it does come with a brand new plot and there are brand new Pokemon . (more...)
'Full House' creator Jeff Franklin buys show's San Francisco home
- December 02, 2016

What do you think of Jeff Franklin purchasing the Full House home? "That will probably be six months of construction and during that time, the red door will not be there because I don't want it to get ruined.There are probably 250 fans per day that show up and take a picture in front of it". (more...)
US military vets to form human shield at ND protests
- December 02, 2016

Thousands of people are protesting at camps located on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers land, north of the Cannonball River in Cannon Ball, North Dakota, Kallanish Energy finds. Some 2,000 veterans will join demonstrations against the Dakota Access Pipeline with the idea of giving a break to protesters who have engaged in the standoff for months. (more...)
Facebook adds free games like 'Pac-Man' to Messenger app Facebook adds free games like 'Pac-Man' to Messenger app
- December 01, 2016

When you finish a round, your friends in the conversation will see your score and have the chance to play their turn. Seventeen titles were initially launched and Facebook promises to come up with more in the future. Also, by integrating games directly into its popular chat app, Facebook is giving developers a chance to make their games more discoverable outside of the iOS App Store or the Android Google Play market. (more...)
Apple Mid-Range Variants Serving Send-Offs to LCD Display Technology
- November 29, 2016

The report suggests that the Cupertino-based tech firm has ordered suppliers to increase production of thinner organic light emitting displays ( OLED ) and submit prototype screens with resolution better than ones from Samsung. However, it says that Apple's plans aren't final yet. It's likely that the initial supplier for the OLED panels will be Samsung, but Apple reportedly wants LG Display, Japan Display, and Sharp to be ready to step in around 2018. (more...)
Apple's update creates poor battery health
- November 29, 2016

As reported , users also claimed that the up-to-the-minute iOS update causes the rapid drain of the battery, and also noted that Apple's Battery Usage table was miscalculating the amount of juice sucked from the phone and what life was still left on it. (more...)
New Amazon Echo Reportedly Features Touchscreen Display
- November 29, 2016

Amazon has since expanded the Echo lineup with a couple of new variants as well. It looks like the Amazon Echo range of devices are a hit for the company, since the original Echo first launched in 2014, Amazon has apparently sold 5.1 million units of the device in the US. (more...)
New Galaxy S8 Leak Points To A Massive Change
- November 29, 2016

Now it seems to be taking a couple more pages from Apple as it looks ahead to the Galaxy S8. After incurring a heavy loss of over $5 Billion owing to the Note 7 debacle, Samsung is in no hurry and is definitely not looking to rush the production of their new device this time. (more...)
Top German carmakers, Ford set up Europe recharging network Top German carmakers, Ford set up Europe recharging network
- November 29, 2016

Tesla's supercharger network has been a key driver of sales of its pure electric cars, offering a 20-minute half-charge of the vehicles, which have a range of up to about 300 miles at motorway speeds. BMW, which was the first European car-maker to set up a separate sub-brand for its electric and electrified vehicles, said the move unmistakably pointed to a rise in the acceptance of BEV mobility. (more...)
AP TOP 25 TAKEAWAYS: A committee quandary and Heisman slip
- November 28, 2016

It's going to be the most-talked about conference heading into unveiling of the latest rankings Tuesday, and that's going to be a tone-setter for conference championship weekend. You overrated them again at 8 in Week Two and they lost to Ole Miss. "If you're playing in the Big Ten Championship game, both teams have earned the right to get there", Franklin said. (more...)
£1.27bn to be spent online today in Black Friday sales bonanza £1.27bn to be spent online today in Black Friday sales bonanza
- November 26, 2016

Steenekamp said that the "hottest trend in Black Friday marketing" involved brands' increasing use of video. "Firstly, while there is no consensus on campaign durations among retailers, some are likely to try launching theirs earlier in the Black Friday week this year to secure their share of spend and steal a march on their competitors", said IMRG managing director Justin Opie. (more...)
This is the best-selling PS4 console bundle deal on Black Friday This is the best-selling PS4 console bundle deal on Black Friday
- November 26, 2016

We're working hard at updating our Black Friday 2016 hub which include the latest discounts on game consoles, accessories and other related assortments. Be sure to bookmark Tom's Guide, as we'll be bringing you the best tech deals from around the web all weekend long. The Amazon Thanksgiving Day video game deals and competitive price matching are LIVE and flowing! However, none seemed to fit, so the fact that the console is also a mid-generation upgrade, not a next-gen device means ... (more...)
Black Friday shopping involves some strategy to get best deals Black Friday shopping involves some strategy to get best deals
- November 24, 2016

The trend continues this year, with many national retailers rolling out holiday sales on Thanksgiving Day. Marshal Cohen, chief industry analyst at NPD, said many categories will be discounted on Black Friday - but not necessarily on that exact day - so be open to finding deals on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. (more...)
New Galaxy S7 color option duplicates iPhone 7 New Galaxy S7 color option duplicates iPhone 7
- November 24, 2016

For example, to get a free 32GB iPhone 7 , you'll need a Samsung Galaxy S6 or newer, Galaxy Note 5, LG V20 or G5, or an iPhone 6s or newer. A SamMobile user shared with the tech blog a conversation in a consumer assistance chat room, in which a representative said the beta program would come to the Philippines. (more...)
Police speaking to man about officer's shooting Police speaking to man about officer's shooting
- November 23, 2016

The injured officer, who hasn't been named publicly, was in surgery as of 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to Wayne State University Police Chief Anthony Holt, and in "very critical condition", but no subsequent updates had been released as of 10:30 p.m. (more...)
Premiere of Jeremy Clarkson's Grand Tour sets Amazon streaming record Premiere of Jeremy Clarkson's Grand Tour sets Amazon streaming record
- November 22, 2016

As it's an Amazon Prime exclusive and now only available in the US, UK, Germany, Austria, and Japan (officially anyway), it was never going to match Top Gear for viewing figures but it is still Amazon's biggest hit to date. Did you watch the first episode, and if so, what did you think of it? When can I watch The Grand Tour episode two - and where is it set? Subsequent episodes will come from locations including Whitby, Rotterdam, Lapland, Stuttgart, Nashville, Loch Ness in Scotland, ... (more...)
Xbox Black Friday sale is on now for Gold members Xbox Black Friday sale is on now for Gold members
- November 22, 2016

Representing a 17% saving, the Black Friday 2016 PS4 deal is available for the reduced price of £239.99 on Amazon . Microsoft is preparing itself for a blitz come Black Friday, which is why the Xbox Store is rocking with several great deals. (more...)
Porsche and Mercedes beware, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV has arrived Porsche and Mercedes beware, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV has arrived
- November 19, 2016

It looks like Alfa designers took a sheet of tracing paper to the sedan to create the Stelvio's front fascia. It looks terrific, and thanks to that grille it also looks like nothing else on the road. The top-end Quadrifoglio is powered by a 2.9-liter biturbo V-6 engine that generates 505 hp and 443 pounds-feet of torque - good for a 0 to 60 miles per hour time of 3.9 seconds, according to press materials obtained by Automotive News . (more...)
Amazon Thrills Shoppers On Their Black Friday Early Deals Amazon Thrills Shoppers On Their Black Friday Early Deals
- November 18, 2016

A reminder, we will have all huge doorbusters before Black Friday . Establishing a budget can help you avoid impulse purchases as well. Last year, shoppers parted with $10 billion on Black Friday alone. Not only does Amazon run great deals during this time of the year, but they back a lot of them up with their price matching guarantee on most items they sell. (more...)
Pakistan orders 400 Turks to leave ahead of Erdogan's visit
- November 18, 2016

Steinmeier expressed his concerns over the mass arrests and detentions following the military coup attempt, as well as the restrictions on freedom of speech in Turkey . Gulen-inspired schools run across the world and in Pakistan over 11,000 students receive education in 28 schools. Ankara accuses the chain of links to Gulen. (more...)
These college students just solved Facebook's fake news problem, and, woah These college students just solved Facebook's fake news problem, and, woah
- November 18, 2016

People update to Facebook so frequently that the company has no choice but to filter what everyone sees in their news feeds - the main artery through which users see posts from their friends, family, businesses, news sources and celebrities they follow . (more...)
Ubisoft says it will remove explicit nudity from Watch Dogs 2 Ubisoft says it will remove explicit nudity from Watch Dogs 2
- November 18, 2016

For more on Watch Dogs 2 , read our review in progress . As the game is played, new mechanisms will come up. No, we're not joking. "I'm not looking for justice or a lifting of the ban really", Adam added later on Twitter . They're just an epic as the single-player missions in the main campaign and are a great addition to the game . However, features that require going online like the Bounty-Hunter mode or partnering with random co-op partners are not available yet until the ... (more...)
Snapchat Parent Snap Inc. Files for IPO Snapchat Parent Snap Inc. Files for IPO
- November 16, 2016

The widely popular messaging app is looking to raise $4 billion at a valuation between $25 billion to $35 billion, Bloomberg reported in October. Snap, which is based in Venice Beach, California, confidentially filed its paperwork with the US Securities and Exchange Commission before the presidential election, according to The Wall Street Journal . (more...)
Google PhotoScan App Turns Your Old Photographs Into Digital Memories Google PhotoScan App Turns Your Old Photographs Into Digital Memories
- November 16, 2016

Along with digitizing old photos, PhotoScan will organize the photos for you by face or by place, and Google claims that its facial recognition software can even account for human aging. David Liev, the product lead at Google Photos, smiled as he talked about PhotoScan . The biggest change here is that there are a host of new photo-editing options on board. (more...)
Twitter adds new options to curb abuse, harassment
- November 16, 2016

Twitter says it will eventually bring muting to unspecified other parts of the platform. The post Twitter rolls out tool to curb online abuse, bullying appeared first on Punch Newspapers. But the company is also making it easier to report hateful conduct, and said it has re-trained its support teams about its policies and hateful conduct. (more...)
NHTSA requires EVs, hybrids to make noise NHTSA requires EVs, hybrids to make noise
- November 16, 2016

The new sound requirements are for all newly manufactured hybrid and electric light-duty vehicles. The requirement was originally required by the Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act of 2010 , and was proposed by the NHTSA to the public in early 2013 to be ratified the following year, but was ultimately delayed until March 2016. (more...)