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Samsung Bixby will be the Galaxy S8 new virtual assistant

Samsung has accidentally confirmed on its website that it plans to not only launch a standalone online payment platform dubbed Samsung Pay Mini but will also be providing its long-rumored digital assistant Bixby with the facility process payments as part of the next Samsung Pay Beta build. Selecting the menu bar in the updated Pay […]

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Yahoo to Change Name; Marissa Mayer to Leave Board

Big changes are in the works for Internet pioneer Yahoo involving executive management and the famous company’s name. The company plans to change its name to Altaba Inc after it turns over its email, websites, mobile apps and advertising tools to Verizon. The new name is meant to reflect Yahoo’s transformation into a holding company […]

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Samsung Has Completed Its Investigation Into The Note7’s Explosions, Findings Submitted To Regulators: Report

The mystery of the explosive Samsung Galaxy Note 7 might finally have been solved. According to The Investor, Samsung has completed its internal investigation and has submitted the report to Korea Testing Laboratory and UL. However, Samsung is not ready to go public with the explanation. Meanwhile, speculations have been rife behind the cause of […]

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Oculus Launches “Rooms” & “Parties” For Gear VR

In an announcement made on Friday, Facebook-owned Oculus said that it is rolling out two new features for the Samsung Gear VR headset. The two features are called ‘Parties’ and ‘Rooms.’ Join a Voice Call with Friends in VR Oculus Parties lets you and up to three friends join a voice call from anywhere in […]

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Facebook Launches An In-App Camera With Unique Art And 3D Special Effects

Messenger launched a new tool complete with art and special effects on Thursday. The update lets users exchange photos with text, stickers, animated effects, illustrated frames and doodles. The update is set to roll out globally to Messenger users in the coming days. The additions are clearly meant as hedges against Snapchat’s colorful, goofy conversations, although […]

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Snapchat confidentially filed for $25 Billion IPO

  The parent company behind messaging app Snapchat has confidentially filed for a stock market flotation, according to reports. According to Bloomberg, Snap will seek to raise as much as $4 billion and the IPO could value the company anywhere from $25 billion to $35 billion. The Wall Street Journal and Reuters are more conservative, […]

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WhatsApp finally launches video calling for one billion+ people

WhatsApp messenger service is today officially rolling out end-to-end encrypted video calling to over 1 billion users of the app across the globe ‘We’re introducing this feature because we know that sometimes voice and text just aren’t enough,’  the company said. ‘There’s no substitute for watching your grandchild take her first steps, or seeing your […]

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Does The Morphus X300 Remind You Of Anything?

Does this piece of hardware remind you of anything? This is the Morphus X300 from China, made by Aikun Electronics. It is being marketed as a 3D Gaming Tablet. The Morphus X300 has been out for over a year. You can still find their crowdfunding campaign page on Indiegogo. You can purchase one on Aikun’s […]

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NVIDIA Announces GeForce GTX 1050 Ti & GTX 1050

NVIDIA today announced two new graphics cards that will make you very excited — GeForce GTX 1050 and 1050 Ti. While neither card is top of the line, they should be able to achieve solid performance at 1080p. The GTX 1050 starts at $109, and the 1050 Ti starts at $139, making them the cheapest […]

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Oculus lowers Rift system requirements

The system requirements for the Oculus Rift have been lowered, making VR a little cheaper as a result. When the Oculus Rift launched this year, Oculus’ official minimum recommendation was an 900 system running a GTX 970. Today, the company described a new technology it’s invented, asynchronous spacewarp, that allowed it to bring VR to […]