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Xbox One X pre-orders are now open

In a move that was anticipated by many, Microsoft has started strong at this year’s Gamescom by launching pre-orders for the upcoming Xbox One X

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Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 16:30

We’re here at Gamescom 2017!

Techradar has landed!

In Germany that is. We’ve arrived in Cologne for what is arguably Europe’s biggest annual gaming event, Gamescom. We’re very excited to be here, and not just because Cologne has a chocolate museum. Mmmmmm, chocolate.

Gamescom officially opens its doors to the public on August 23, but the doors open to the press on August 22, and there are events as early as August 20, so we’re here early to share with you all the latest breaking news from the world of gaming. 

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Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 17:11

What Is TextNow, and Is It Worth It?

TextNow can help you lower your monthly bill by using Wi-Fi to handle your calls and texts when available. Here’s how the service works.

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Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 14:00

Best free Android games of 2017

Our list of the best free Android games to play in 2017 that you can get from the Google Play Store and enjoy without the spectre of in-app purchases hanging over you.

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Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 15:00

Facebook and WhatsApp broke their promise to you

Facebook acquired WhatsApp, to eh disgruntlement of many users however, to appease them, Facebook made some promises. However, it has not kept them. Why not?

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Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 18:00

The best TVs under $500

These days, $500 can get you a pretty freakin' nice TV. Still, sorting through thousands of options online can be both boring and overwhelming, so we've put together a quick guide to the best TVs under $500.

The post The best TVs under $500 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 15:15

Essential Phone, Nokia 8, Samsung browser (MobileTechRoundup #404)

Andy Rubin's Essential Phone is shipping this week with reviews indicating it has some compelling features. The Nokia 8 was revealed last week with Zeiss optics appearing on a Nokia once again.

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Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 14:34

Xbox One X pre-orders are now open

In a move that was anticipated by many, Microsoft has started strong at this year’s Gamescom by launching pre-orders for the upcoming Xbox One X

Date: 
Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 16:30

We’re here at Gamescom 2017!

Techradar has landed!

In Germany that is. We’ve arrived in Cologne for what is arguably Europe’s biggest annual gaming event, Gamescom. We’re very excited to be here, and not just because Cologne has a chocolate museum. Mmmmmm, chocolate.

Gamescom officially opens its doors to the public on August 23, but the doors open to the press on August 22, and there are events as early as August 20, so we’re here early to share with you all the latest breaking news from the world of gaming. 

Date: 
Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 17:11

What Is TextNow, and Is It Worth It?

TextNow can help you lower your monthly bill by using Wi-Fi to handle your calls and texts when available. Here’s how the service works.

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Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 14:00

Gamescom 2017: Watch what happened during Xbox @ Gamescom livestream and more

Although E3 opened its doors to the public in June, Germany's Gamescom has been doing so for years. What's more, it has become something of a cosplay magnet in the last few.You're just as likely to bump into a fan dressed as Pikachu as an industry type...

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Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 14:22

Xbox One X pre-order deals now available: How and where to pre-order

There's a new Xbox in town and it's the most powerful console ever made. The new Xbox One X will be available from 7 November, but to ensure you get yours from day one, you should think about pre-ordering. The Xbox One X has powerful hardware, offering...

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Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 17:20

Leaked image shows the name (and mascot?) of the next Android OS version

Google has already scheduled an Android event for August 21 where we're expecting the search giant to release the new version of its mobile platform. Google is referring to its iterative mobile platform as Android O, but the market name will be revealed tomorrow.

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Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 13:17

Shipments of the Apple Watch are expected to rise 33% in 2018 to hit 20 million units

According to sources inside Apple's upstream supply chain, the tech titan will ship 4.5 million units of the Apple Watch during the fourth calendar quarter of this year. At that pace, Apple will have delivered a total of 15 million units for all of 2017. The supply chain expects Apple to ship a total of 20 million smartwatches next year for a gain of 33% year-over-year.

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Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 13:57

Alcatel A3 Plus, A7 XL and U5 HD leak ahead of IFA 2017 reveal

At least three new Android smartphones will be introduced by Alcatel at IFA 2017. The unannounced devices have been leaked over the weekend and are likely to make their debut on the market this fall.

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Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 14:00

Deal: Samsung Gear 360 (first-generation) costs less than $100 on Amazon

The original Samsung Gear 360 camera has been discounted quite a few times since its launch on the market. However, I can't remember a promotion that would offer Samsung 360-degree camera for less than $100.

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Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 14:39

Android 8.0 Orellete (not Oreo) said to be announced on August 21

File this under rumors since the information comes from an unnamed source, but it looks like Google won't be launching any Oreo cookie tomorrow. The search giant has decided to tie the launch of its next version of Android to the solar eclipse.

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Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 14:47

Here are more pictures of the Moto X4 before the August 24 announcement

The Moto X4, Lenovo's next mid-range Android smartphone set to be unveiled on August 24, leaked earlier this month. Several live pictures, as well as a couple of press images, have been published online before the device was even announced.

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Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 15:53

Deal: Huawei Watch 2 (Carbon Black) is 20% off on Amazon

Huawei started to sell the Watch 2 in the United States back in April, but the Classic model went on sale one month later. The former was priced to sell for $300, while the latter is available for purchase for $370.

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Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 16:26

Samsung teases Galaxy Note 8 camera and S-Pen features in two new videos

Before Samsung reveals its next big thing, the South Korean company offers us a sneak peek at what to expect from the Galaxy Note 8. Two new video teaser hint to some of the features that Samsung believes are worth marketing before the phablet goes official.

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Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 16:55

Fitbit smartwatch renders show why the device might be a "must-own" for certain people

Back on August 10th, we showed you leaked renders of the new Fitbit smartwatch. Fitbit needs to hit a grand slam with this product, especially after its share of the global wearables market has declined 45% year-over-year.

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Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 18:28

Watch Microsoft's Gamescom event at 3PM Eastern

Germany's Gamescom expo may not capture as many eyeballs as E3 does, but it's still crucial to the gaming industry. The event offers a better look at the titles and hardware that you first saw at E3, not to mention plenty of its own surprises. It's a...

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Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 13:46

Samsung Gear VR app provides help to the visually impaired

Samsung isn't just using VR headsets as a means of boosting phone sales. The company's C-Lab has launched Relumino, a Gear VR app that uses augmented reality to compensate for vision problems. It can magnify the picture or adjust the contrast of what...

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Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 15:03

Build your own dinosaur park in 'Jurassic World Evolution'

Did you watch Jurassic World and think that the chaos could have been avoided with better park design? You're going to get a chance to prove your theory. Elite: Dangerous developer Frontier has taken the wraps off of Jurassic World Evolution, which w...

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Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 15:53

Pre-order Xbox One X in a limited Project Scorpio Edition

The rumors were true. Microsoft is marking the launch of the Xbox One X by starting pre-orders for a limited Project Scorpio Edition for the console. It'll cost the same $499 as the standard model, but this is more than a rehash of the Day One system...

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Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 16:30

Microsoft unveils 'Minecraft' edition Xbox One S

How devoted are you to Minecraft? Devoted enough that you want your console to be a living, breathing representation of the construction game? If so, you're in luck. Microsoft has unveiled a limited edition Minecraft Xbox One S that drapes the entire...

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Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 16:40

Microsoft reveals every game enhanced for Xbox One X

Microsoft has dribbled out details of Xbox One X visual upgrades over the past couple of months, but now it's laying all its cards on the table. The company's Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb has posted a list of all the games currently slated to get some k...

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Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 18:08

Best new songs to stream: LCD Soundsystem, Washed Out, and more

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what artists have the best new songs to stream. Up this week: LCD Soundsystem, Washed Out, Julien Baker, (Sandy) Alex G, and more.

The post Best new songs to stream: LCD Soundsystem, Washed Out, and more appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 13:15

Google can now erase watermarks from stock photos

It turns out that Google discovered an algorithm that allows them to automatically erase watermarks from images, including pictures from stock photography organizations, according to Gizmodo.

The post Google can now erase watermarks from stock photos appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 13:27

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