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Electronics Harry Potter fans rejoice: New chapter is circulating the internet
Author: 0 Harry Potter fans rejoice: New chapter is circulating the internet

That is, unlike Pokémon GO or Harry Potter Wizards Unite , you can play the game without leaving home. This is the first game under WB's new Portkey Games label, a banner devoted to creating games inspired by J.K. That's all we know right know. For the Harry Potter project, specifically, dozens of people were able to use the predictive keyboard (which you can use too, for both narration and dialogue ) and submit their creations to Botnik .

Electronics Google search results: Here's what Ireland searched for most in 2017
Author: 0 Google search results: Here's what Ireland searched for most in 2017

The number one search was Irma. Last year's most searched terms included Prince, Powerball and Hillary Clinton, according to The Hollywood Reporter . Google lists searches such as "how to calm a dog during a storm", "how to help flood victims", "how to help refugees", "how to help Puerto Rico", "how to help Mexico", "how to help Las Vegas", and many more.

Electronics Washington Post reporter apologizes for 'bad tweet' after Trump calls him out
Author: 0 Washington Post reporter apologizes for 'bad tweet' after Trump calls him out

Instead of making an excuse for the mistake, Weigel simply owned up to and apologized for it. Weigel said he deleted his initial tweet after David Martosko, the US political editor for the Daily Mail UK, pointed out the mistake. Yesterday, President Donald Trump called for a Washington Post journalist to be fired Saturday over an erroneous tweet about his crowd size. I deleted it after like 20 minutes.

Electronics Apple iPhone and iPad users can now pre-order apps
Author: 0 Apple iPhone and iPad users can now pre-order apps

Pre-booking is typically used for buying products like phones ahead of time to guarantee a unit, which isn't really a problem with apps. Soon after the pre-ordered app is release, it will automatically be downloaded on your Apple device.

Electronics Ready Player One first trailer is out
Author: 0 Ready Player One first trailer is out

From filmmaker Steven Spielberg comes the science fiction action adventure " Ready Player One ", based on Ernest Cline's bestseller of the same name, which has become a worldwide phenomenon. No one could accuse Spielberg of repeating himself ( he famously dislikes his own sequels and prefers fresh projects as much as possible), and the vibrant, anime-inspired and immersive 3D aesthetic here is unlike anything we've ever seen from him.

Electronics Bayonetta 3 Will Release Exclusively for Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 Bayonetta 3 Will Release Exclusively for Nintendo Switch

Bayonetta 2 will support some nice features when it releases on Switch next year. Bayonetta 3 for the Nintendo Switch was revealed at The Game Awards 2017. For Bayonetta 3 all we really have to go on is that it's coming exclusively to the Switch sometime in the future. A Special Edition box of Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2 has been announced, also releasing on February 16 .

Author: 0 Apple to acquire Shazam for around $400m, says report

Neither company has confirmed talks. 20 million times a day, Shazam is used to name a song, television show, movie poster, magazine ad or AR content. Last year, they only made $54 million and lost $5.3 million. Apple might be about to acquire music identification app Shazam - for a song. The deal is supposedly done with an announcement set for next Monday.

Electronics Apple TV Adds Amazon Prime Video
Author: 0 Apple TV Adds Amazon Prime Video

When Amazon stopped selling Apple TV and Chromecast on its site two years ago, the company gave the thin excuse that it was "important that the streaming media players we sell interact well with Prime Video in order to avoid customer confusion".

Electronics Apple issues iOS update to fix bug that crashed phones
Author: 0 Apple issues iOS update to fix bug that crashed phones

Now the service is only available for users in the United States, though it is yet to be activated. Nonetheless, I'm staring at the release notes for iOS 11 .2, a significant update of iOS that Apple released overnight. The iOS 11.2 brings some UI changes for the iPhone X. For instance, now there is a small bar underneath the status bar icons which is located at the upper right of the Lock Screen.

Electronics Alleged 'Fortnite' hacker's mom fights anti-cheating lawsuit
Author: 0 Alleged 'Fortnite' hacker's mom fights anti-cheating lawsuit

Meanwhile, Epic potentially faces litigation from PUBG Corp over the similarities between PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Fortnite's "Battle Royale" mode. Like this story? Share it! Lastly, the mother says that by releasing her minor son's name to the public, Epic has violated DE laws related to the release of information on minors.

Electronics What Does Net Neutrality Rollback Mean For You?
Author: 0 What Does Net Neutrality Rollback Mean For You?

NCTA-the Internet & Television Association, a trade group with members including top US cable provider Comcast and No. 2 Charter Communications Inc., said it welcomed Pai's proposal. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai circulates a draft of a rulemaking to consider retaining, modifying or eliminating the cap that, with the restoration of the UHF discount earlier this year, now enables TV station groups to reach as many as 78% of TV homes.

Electronics Apple delays HomePod speaker, leaving high-end smart speaker market to Sonos, Google
Author: 0 Apple delays HomePod speaker, leaving high-end smart speaker market to Sonos, Google

The Cupertino, Calif. -based tech company said in a statement it simply needs "a little more time before it's ready for our customers", but failed to get into any specifics about the production delay, CNBC said. "The market's getting more and more competitive". Apple is pushing HomePod's release to 2018. HomePod will work with Apple's HomeKit platform to control smart-home devices.

Electronics AT&T reports some USA customers unable to make wireless calls
Author: 0 AT&T reports some USA customers unable to make wireless calls

AT&T has replied to several customers on the social media site, advising them to turn their phones off and then back on. The company suggested users restart their phones to resolve the issue. Reuters reported that AT&T indicated it had no estimate when the problem would be resolved. AT&T's Twitter account has received hundreds of calls for service Wednesday afternoon, with a high of 1,200 reports at 5 p.m .

Electronics Early orders of Google Pixel Buds are now shipping
Author: 0 Early orders of Google Pixel Buds are now shipping

Google has offered the Activity Recognition API to third-party developers for several years already, enabling them to build applications that need to know what activity a user is now engaged in, be it running, walking, cycling or, indeed, driving.

Electronics Netflix Users Received Scam Email Asking For Credit Card Info
Author: 0 Netflix Users Received Scam Email Asking For Credit Card Info

The emails in question include a link leading to a fake Netflix login page (created on a compromised WordPress blog) which further asks for users' credit card information , billing address, driver's license, etc. According to MailGuard , a website which tracks email security issues, this scam is relatively well-designed and could fool some users. The page looks legitimate with a Netflix logo and popular Netflix shows like The Crown and House of Cards , Deadline reports.

Electronics 'StarCraft II' Partially Going Free-To-Play Later This Month
Author: 0 'StarCraft II' Partially Going Free-To-Play Later This Month

From November 14, the Wings of Liberty story campaign will be absolutely free to play. This free-to-play change will likely be the most significant step in preserving StarCraft 2's relevance yet. According to Morhaime, players can participate in the full multiplayer ladder and in co-op game modes. So what happens if you already own Wings of Liberty , you ask? Existing players should log in between November 8th and December 8th to claim the free content.

Electronics Nine Dismembered Bodies, Severed Heads Found in Man's Flat in Japan
Author: 0 Nine Dismembered Bodies, Severed Heads Found in Man's Flat in Japan

The police initially found two heads inside a cool box at the entrance of the apartment and later discovered several other body parts kept in cool boxes and covered with cat dung. The brother later learned of the suicide site after logging in using her name and password, leading to the discovery that she had been in touch with the suspect.

Author: 0 Valve introduces Steam Digital Gift Cards, now available worldwide

You'll have to follow the link, and they can only be sent through Steam to people on your friends list . Users sign into their Steam account, select the amount you wish to gift and the recipient and then the funds will then be transferred straight to the recipients Steam Wallet.

Electronics You'll never have to leave work again with Amazon Key
Author: 0 You'll never have to leave work again with Amazon Key

Are there special drivers for in-home delivery? But Amazon Key adds an unpredictable element back into the tech-efficient equation, one that typically companies like Amazon are trying to do away with: humans. AWS cloud power means that over time you will see more advanced detection, alerts, and other new features become available in the service and on the camera itself.

Electronics Egypt: Hasm militants kill dozens of police after botched raid
Author: 0 Egypt: Hasm militants kill dozens of police after botched raid

A fake claim in the name of the small extremist group Hasm, reported by multiple local media, spread on social media soon after the attack. Terrorist attacks, mainly targeting police and military, increased after the ouster of former Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in 2013 by military following massive protests against his rule.

Author: 0 Garmin Speak puts Amazon Alexa in your auto

Thanks to voice capture technology with echo cancelation, you can call out Alexa and the Sonos One will hear you - even while playing loud music. The Sonos One is set to release on October 24 and will be selling for $199. Sonos only has so much room for slip-ups here, because the One is just one of many smart speakers on the market.

Author: 0 Say Hello To KRACK: WiFi Is No Longer Secure

This means that the hacker who is inside the physical range of one's WiFi network can crack the Wi-Fi password. We all love to be connected on Wi-Fi, but the very same Wi-Fi that we are using has a serious vulnerability. The Wi-Fi Alliance, an industry group, says there's no evidence that the vulnerability discovered by researcher Mathy Vanhoef has been exploited maliciously.

Electronics Nintendo wants the Switch to get
Author: 0 Nintendo wants the Switch to get "mature content"

Crazy Justice will be coming to the Xbox One, Nintendo Switch , Playstation 4, and PC, and is expected to be released by Q2 2018. While this was a growing concern for many fans looking for more mature content Nintendo has seemingly heard the outcry and is expressing that it wants to "grow up".

Author: 0 Microsoft refused to develop Windows Phone

The latest announcement of sorts related to the matter, which comes from Microsoft's Joe Belfiore via Twitter , is the final nail in the coffin. Last summer, Microsoft cut thousands of jobs from its mobile division , and the last phone it produced in-house was 2015's Lumia XL .

Electronics Microsoft Edge browser preview version now available for Android and iOS
Author: 0 Microsoft Edge browser preview version now available for Android and iOS

The app formerly known as Arrow Launcher was a product of the Microsoft Garage, which has since come out with a number of Android apps. In related news, Microsoft has renamed its Arrow Launcher as Microsoft Launcher . The Microsoft Launcher is now in beta at present, though a gold standard release is expected very soon. Android tablets and iPad support is also going to be left out in the beginning.

Electronics QuickQuotes: what's being said about the end of TransCanada's Energy East
Author: 0 QuickQuotes: what's being said about the end of TransCanada's Energy East

Trudeau's "a lack of interest and leadership" on Energy East could undermine confidence in national unity, said Wall. With that avenue closed off, Western Canada's oil industry is now counting on Trans Mountain project to help carry crude to the Pacific Coast, where it would be shipped to markets in Asia, as well as TransCanada's long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline, which would move more Alberta oil to refineries along the U.S.

Electronics Apple Launches Formal Investigation as iPhone 8 Explodes While Charging
Author: 0 Apple Launches Formal Investigation as iPhone 8 Explodes While Charging

Wireless charging and the new A11 chip are really the only new things about the iPhone 8 compared to the iPhone 7 . The iPhone 8 Plus starts at US$799, which is US$30 higher than that of the iPhone 7 Plus at launch. Many in the industry feel that Apple is doing this to market its new 10th-anniversary special edition iPhone X which is dubbed as the costliest iPhone ever.

Author: 0 Google admits citing 4chan to spread fake Vegas shooter news

Users on the message board site 4chan identified the wrong man as the suspect in the deadliest mass shooting in the country's history. Mashable was able to replicate the result , but the links no longer appear in the module. Millions of concerned people, some potentially with family members affected by the shooting, likely Googled or searched on Twitter and Facebook for scraps of information in the hours after the attack.

Author: 0 Peter Dutton Says The NRL Should Play A 'No' Campaign Song Too

Malcolm Turnbull insists the vast majority of Australians have dealt with the same-sex marriage survey civilly and respectfully - including Tony Abbott. Thanks to the controversy, " Same Love " has reached the top of the iTunes chart and the top of the iTunes video chart. "Don't use our dime and don't use our time to try and convince us of a political argument that you're putting", he said .

Author: 0 Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 PC Launch Interrupted By Download Issues

This solves many problems with playing online, even if it is annoying. Broadcast packages and lineup graphics help add to the realism and depth, moving the video game closer to real life. FIFA Ultimate Teams are also on the console and perform exactly how you'd expect. Squad Battles are a part of Ultimate Team where you earn points to gain rewards, but you won't be able to play them on the Switch version.

Author: 0 Here's everything that's missing from the Nintendo Switch version of Federation Internationale de Football Association 18

Another area in which EA has looked to improve realism this year is by introducing Real Player Motion Technology in an attempt to get high-profile players to run and move like they would in real life. And, of course, this is for fans who want a "real" Federation Internationale de Football Association on the go. A lot of the same characters from last year, such as Catherine Hunter, Jim Hunter, Harold Walker, Gareth Walker, Danny Williams and more, all introduced, but this year sees ...

Electronics Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 out now
Author: 0 Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 out now

When you can't install Federation Internationale de Football Association 18, you may need to free up storage space, or you may need to disconnect from the Internet and restart the installation. However, it plays well as a mobile version of the game, and for some, it may be their only option. EA Sports made a couple of big calculated risks past year by overhauling the gameplay and graphics through the use of the Frostbite engine for the first time as well as introducing a first-ever story ...

Electronics Blackberry shares soar as it reaps rewards of move to software
Author: 0 Blackberry shares soar as it reaps rewards of move to software

They expect $-0.61 earnings per share, down 3.39% or $0.02 from last year's $-0.59 per share. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 126,287 shares of the company's stock worth $979,000 after buying an additional 8,947 shares during the period. Avago Technologies Limited had 134 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Scotiabank restated an "outperform" rating and issued a $13.50 price objective on shares of BlackBerry Limited in a report on Thursday.

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