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Both the Sport and Fit2 Pro are wrist-worn devices powered by Samsung's proprietary Tizen operating system, while the IconX buds represent the second generation of Samsung's Apple Airpod competitors. It also works with Android 4.4, iOS 9.0 or later. Samsung has been making inroads ever since it started producing phone-connected watches, and this year, the company is using IFA in Germany as the place to showcase where it plans to go to next, and the news is good if you happen to like ...
  • Finland: Police shoot man suspected of stabbing people in Turku

    Finland: Police shoot man suspected of stabbing people in Turku

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    People were allowed to return to the city centre a few hours later. They later added: "The police is searching for possible more perpetrators in Turku ". Eyewitnesses described the panic at the scene. "I understood that he had stabbed someone". "We were just talking about what happened in Barcelona ", he said.
  • Google introduces the Search Lite app for slow connections

    Google introduces the Search Lite app for slow connections

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    This app will help users consume less data by providing offline saving just like YouTube . So, it is a good step from Google that they have launched a new light app for its Search . It will also have various sections like translation, news among others. Now, the company is reportedly testing a lighter version of its Search app.
  • PS4's latest firmware update is live for beta testers

    PS4's latest firmware update is live for beta testers

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    Those lucky enough to be selected for the Beta will have received an email with a code that will let them download the 5.00 Firmware file to test drive. If they're viewing the message on their phones through the PlayStation Messages app, the track will play on the Spotify app. Users can also choose between white or black as the color of pop-up notifications.
  • Consumer Reports pulled its Microsoft Surface tablet and laptop recommendations

    Consumer Reports pulled its Microsoft Surface tablet and laptop recommendations

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    Due to these issues throughout the year, Consumer Reports has today withdrawn all Microsoft Surface devices from their "recommended" status for devices. He added that the study found Apple's devices to be the most reliable. Arguably it's a slippery slope, since more often than not a consumer will own voice themselves if they found a product to be faulty, defective or of poor quality.
  • Spotify finally launches on Xbox One from today

    Spotify finally launches on Xbox One from today

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    The new app for the games console allows users to listen to playlists mid-game, stream on-demand songs and browse the full catalogue of music. The Spotify app for the Xbox One will be available today for download from the Xbox Store; the app is already visible but some users are reporting that the download isn't live just yet.
  • Olixar Case revealed the design of the smartphone is Pixel 2

    Olixar Case revealed the design of the smartphone is Pixel 2

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    As a result, the smaller Pixel 2 will apparently blend together some of HTC's recent features and omissions. VentureBeat was able to obtain an image of the upcoming Pixel successor, and as you can see above, it's clear that Google's smaller flagship this year won't be getting some of the features that are becoming increasingly common among high-end smartphones.
  • Spotify to release Xbox One app soon

    Spotify to release Xbox One app soon

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    Spotify has been available on Windows Stores for some time now, the Xbox One version of the app should be available shortly. Pictures of Microsoft's Larry Hryb (Major Nelson) testing a Spotify app for Xbox One were spotted on Reddit earlier this week, fuelling speculation that a real Spotify Xbox app is on the way.
  • Google to downrank faulty apps on Play Store

    Google to downrank faulty apps on Play Store

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    Google recently announced its plan to change the Play Store app ranking algorithm to account for app quality. "This results in higher quality apps being surfaced in the Play Store more than similar apps of lower quality (eg: apps that exhibit more frequent crashes)".
  • Microsoft Puts Surface in Reach with New Financing Options

    Microsoft Puts Surface in Reach with New Financing Options

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    One new Microsoft payment plan, the Surface Plus, is intended for students who want to pay monthly installments for their Surface devices instead of all at once. Customers can spread the cost of a Surface device over 24 months with zero interest and can upgrade at 18 months if the device is returned in good condition.
  • Super NES Classic Edition Pre-Orders Going Live This Month

    Super NES Classic Edition Pre-Orders Going Live This Month

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    Pre-ordering is obviously a good idea if you have your heart set on getting one, but Nintendo said there should be a lot to go around when the system launches this fall. Walmart says the console was "mistakenly made available" prior to its official release date. The reason for this is that Nintendo would now shift their focus to developing games for the Nintendo Switch and continuing its support for the 3DS.