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Xbox One X Pre-Order Window

Xbox One X Pre-Order Window "Won't Be Much Longer"

Now if you're looking to pick up a brand new system before next month, or maybe you're not a huge football fan, Microsoft has just launched a completely unrelated Xbox One bundle promotion. Microsoft is pitching the One X as a high performance console for those that want the latest 4K graphics. Despite featuring powerful hardware specifications, Microsoft claims the Xbox One X is its smallest console. Read More

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Destiny 2 Beta is Here: Everything You Need to Know

Bungie is launching the beta of their new entry soon, hoping to show off the new features they've included. Since this is an early build of the game, there are a few issues that have yet to be squashed before release. Arekkz top tip: Keep a close eye on how many revives you've got left in a Countdown game - once you're out, you're out until the end of the round, just like Trials of Osiris. Read More

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SC Constitution bench to hear Aadhaar challenge on privacy issue

SC Constitution bench to hear Aadhaar challenge on privacy issue

The oft-made request comes on the heels of an observation made by Justice Jasti Chelameshwar, who had said that a Constitution bench should dispose of all matters arising out of the Aadhaar issue once and for all. An eight-judge Bench of the court decided the Sharma case, while a six-judge bench, delivered the judgment of Kharak Singh. Recently, the Centre had termed Aadhaar a "transformational home-grown IT project". Read More

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Mexico manager Juan Carlos Osorio suspended six matches, will miss Gold Cup

Mexico manager Juan Carlos Osorio suspended six matches, will miss Gold Cup

Federation Internationale de Football Association said on Friday it was suspending Mexico's soccer coach Juan Carlos Osorio for six games, saying he directed insulting words at match officials during a game against Portugal. Mexico can't afford to be so sloppy in possession, especially in its own half. Did it work? Mexico got the result in a pressure game but perhaps the fact assistant Pompilio Paez brought on Jesus Molina and Orbelin Pineda off the bench at halftime told the story of ... Read More

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No regional peace without Pakistan, US senator McCain says in visit

No regional peace without Pakistan, US senator McCain says in visit

Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz met on Sunday a five-member delegation of U.S. senators led by Senator John McCain here. Aziz said Pakistan's Kashmir policy is very clear and there is no change in it. "Sartaj Aziz apprised the U.S. delegation about Pakistan's success in combating terrorism through military operations and informed them the terrorist networks have been dismantled, their sanctuaries eliminated under the overarching National Action Plan", the official statement said. Read More

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Geely signs final contract with DRB-Hicom

Geely signs final contract with DRB-Hicom

Proton's stake in Lotus will be sold for 100 million pounds ($126.99 million) to Geely and a Malaysian firm, he said. "Our partnership will enable Proton to become the industry leader in Malaysia and a top three brand in Southeast Asia". "The revival of Proton and Lotus will not be an easy task in a market with fierce competition". Geely is the parent company of Volvo, where it has carried out a successful turnaround of the business since acquiring it in 2010. Read More

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The best 'Call of Duty' game ever is coming to PlayStation 4

The best 'Call of Duty' game ever is coming to PlayStation 4

Scheduled for June 27th, this second debut will include the remastered title without requiring purchase of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare . As seen below in the 2017 launch trailer for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered , fans are given a look at the game's single-player and multiplayer components, with both modes having been given an optimal graphical and audio overhaul from the original 2007 release. Read More

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Super Meat Boy Co-creator Unveils New Platformer The End Is Nigh

Super Meat Boy Co-creator Unveils New Platformer The End Is Nigh

McMillen took to his blog to break down the general premise of the game saying, 'Follow Ash as he flops his way through a future of pain and suffering. The End is Nigh will be released on Steam on July 12, and on Switch (and "possibly more consoles") at a later date. In addition, with each of the 20 mini-cartridges you find within the game, you'll be able to open up a plethora of new playable mini-games as well. Read More

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Apple to showcase new features for its gadgets

This compares to Amazon's offering, which uses seven microphones to hear user-activated commands across the room. For example, there will be Prime video content like viewing movies and TV shows while using Apple TV. There is a 4-inch woofer too. The unit is powered by the same A8 processor as used by the iPhone 6, and will be available in Space Grey and White. The chip does all the audio engineering - real-time acoustic modelling, audio beam forming and echo cancellation. Read More

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Library offers summer reading program

Library offers summer reading program

This year's theme is "Build a Better World". The Chicagoland-based performer will appear at 4 p.m.in the downtown library, 300 S. Second St., and at 6:30 p.m. "If they're engaged and reading and learning over the summer, they'll do better in school in September". To sign up for our Summer Reading Program, visit brucecclarke.beanstack.org. Read More

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Last Japanese PlayStation 3 shipped

Last Japanese PlayStation 3 shipped

The PS3 was bolstered by high-quality exclusive titles such as the Uncharted series, but was late to introduce counterparts to the online features seen in Xbox Live at the time. As far as the titles for the Vita are concerned, Sony has already confirmed the arrival of some new games including Kung Fury: Street Rage, Plantera, Spellspire and Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception. Read More

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Sonic Mania Will Now Launch On August 15th

Sonic Mania Will Now Launch On August 15th

The company has confirmed that the game will release on August 15 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC and Nintendo Switch - and nope, it shouldn't be delayed again. You can play as Sonic , Tails, and Knuckles as you race through new zones and reimagined classic levels. "Welcome to Sonic Mania! ". Sonic Mania won't be the only Sonic game releasing this year, as the 3D Sonic Forces is also set for a 2017 launch. Read More

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Philippines' Duterte leaves for 4-day visit to Russia

Philippines' Duterte leaves for 4-day visit to Russia

He has declined to forcefully demand that Beijing comply with an global arbitration ruling a year ago that invalidated most of China's territorial claims in the South China Sea on historical grounds. "We consider this visit as a landmark that will send a strong message of the Philippines' commitment to seek new partnerships and strengthen relations with nontraditional partners such as Russian Federation", she said. Read More

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HTC U11 Is Sprint's First Gigabit Phone

HTC U11 Is Sprint's First Gigabit Phone

As far as the camera is concerned, HTC U11 12MP "ultra-pixel" camera with ultra-speed auto-focus and 5-axis optical image stabilisation and electric image stabilisation technology. Thus HTC has worked hard on aspects of this smartphone which could differentiate it from Droids from other brands. But HTC has introduced IP67 water and dust resistance, rating it for 30 minutes of immersion in a metre of water. Read More

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