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IT WhatsApp borrows Facebook's colorful status updates
Author: 0 WhatsApp borrows Facebook's colorful status updates

Just like on Facebook , users will be able to pick a specific font and background colour when sharing their status, and they will also be able to include links. The Status updates are now part of the web client as well, though you can't upload a status update from the desktop. While some users may see the feature, others will see it pop up soon.

IT New THQ Nordic Game Biomutant Leaks In German Magazine
Author: 0 New THQ Nordic Game Biomutant Leaks In German Magazine

It is under development at Experiment 101 , a new development studio comprised of former Avalanche Studios veterans responsible for titles like Mad Max and the Just Cause series. If all of the above won you over, a collector's edition will be available for $119.99 which features a copy of the game, the OST, a figurine, A1 artwork on fabric, and a premium box.

IT Google to serve next version of Android as 'Oreo
Author: 0 Google to serve next version of Android as 'Oreo

Android 8 .0 " Oreo " is being distributed to the Android Open Source Project ( AOSP ) and will be available for the Pixel and selected Nexus devices soon. If Android 8 .0 Oreo system images aren't for you, you would have to wait for another few days as the OTA update is usually a slow process and will start rolling out region by region.

IT Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster and GT R launched In India
Author: 0 Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster and GT R launched In India

It produces 476PS of power and 630Nm of torque . Mercedes-AMG has continued its launching spree in the country. The engine , codenamed M177, is mated to seven-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox. The GT R is comparably lighter than the Mercedes AMG GT S model owing to the titanium silencers and light-weight aluminium wheels. What is rear-wheel steering? Luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz India on Monday launched two of its most fascinating sports cars available globally - the Beast of ...

IT Back Up Plan for Today's Solar Eclipse
Author: 0 Back Up Plan for Today's Solar Eclipse

There are a few of ways to watch the eclipse that starts at 10:05pm UAE time on August 21. The eclipse can be seen from anywhere in the USA , but the total solar eclipse can only be observed through a specific band crossing from coast to coast.

IT BioShock Turns Ten, Gets 10th Anniversary Collector's Edition
Author: 0 BioShock Turns Ten, Gets 10th Anniversary Collector's Edition

Further, if you're not in the United States, you're out of luck, as the special Collector's Edition will only be available there. For fans looking for the ultimate BioShock 10th Anniversary celebration, 2K announced " Return to Rapture ", a fan party at PAX West on September 2 that's open to the public, complete with cosplay contests, music, photo ops, themed food and drinks, and an Ayn Rand underwater city that no one can escape and will return to the sea at the end of the night.

IT Sonos speakers look set for imminent Amazon Alexa support
Author: 0 Sonos speakers look set for imminent Amazon Alexa support

This makes it one of the rare mainstream smart home brands not to have done so. These manufacturers include Technicolor , which has been using the SDK to bring Alexa to its Home Networking Gateway and Extender broadband devices, and Senic , which has integrated Alexa into its smart home interfaces.

IT BMW M5 First Look Review
Author: 0 BMW M5 First Look Review

The F10 M5's seven-speed DCT was ditched for a new 8-speed M Steptronic automatic transmission . In conjunction with its standard eight-speed automatic and all-wheel drive, the M5 will hit 60 miles per hour in just 3.2 seconds. Not our words, but the words of BMW itself; specifically, BMW's M Division . Despite being slightly larger in every dimension and the addition of all-wheel drive, at 1855kg the new M5 actually sheds 15kg compared to its predecessor courtesy of the new 5 Series' ...

IT 'The Sims 4 Cats & Dogs' promises biggest-ever pets expansion
Author: 0 'The Sims 4 Cats & Dogs' promises biggest-ever pets expansion

The ability to create and customize pets in The Sims has always been one of the game's most sought-after features. The new create a pet tool allows players to create and design their pets from an extensive variety of breeds as well as customise your fur baby's coat.

IT Suspected militants, who gunned down cable operator in Kashmir, identified
Author: 0 Suspected militants, who gunned down cable operator in Kashmir, identified

On Saturday, a People's Democratic Party worker at Ugjan village of Dialgam in South Kashmir's Anantnag district was shot dead. "One Chinese pistol, nine rounds, one magazine and a vehicle were seized", said the police. "He was very shy, had never participated in anti-India rallies". The body was found by locals lying in an orchard, less than a kilometre from his home.

IT Fear Effect Reinvented Announced For Consoles And PC; First Trailer Released
Author: 0 Fear Effect Reinvented Announced For Consoles And PC; First Trailer Released

Fear Effect Reinvented will maintain the fixed camera angles of the original, while giving the graphics a significant overhaul and tweaking the controls. A "true-to-the-original remake" of the first Fear Effect , which was released for PlayStation in 2000, it will launch in 2018. Hopefully this new vision of the 1999 release can re-energise the franchise, iron-out the creases and put the Fear Effect universe on the map.

IT Minecraft Themed Xbox One S Showcased
Author: 0 Minecraft Themed Xbox One S Showcased

They will be launching a special campaign of green Doritos, limited Mt. Dew and prizes yet to be revealed to celebrate the release of the 4K supercharged "Scorpio". It's on the Xbox One now, we guess. The primary attraction of Xbox One S is that it comes with its own new bundle . During Microsoft's live show at gamescom, Xbox's Mike Ybarra came on to talk about how existing owners will be able to transfer their games and settings to Xbox One X .

IT OnePlus 5 Slate Gray 8GB, 128GB variant goes on sale in India
Author: 0 OnePlus 5 Slate Gray 8GB, 128GB variant goes on sale in India

Earlier this month, the company also launched the new Mint Gold colored OnePlus 5 with 6GB RAM. The OnePlus 5 , Slate Grey colour model has been priced at Rs 37,999, and interested buyers can get the phone from Amazon India during OnePlus Super Seller Week on the e-commerce site from August 21 to August 25.

IT Appeared cinematic trailer for Assassin's Creed: Origins
Author: 0 Appeared cinematic trailer for Assassin's Creed: Origins

The trailer which nearly seems like a movie-trailer, makes it evident that the next installment of the game will be set in ancient Egypt. The transformations made in Origins' fighting sequences are such that players are given the time of their lives as they try to struggle through this game.

Author: 0 Microsoft To Unveil Xbox One S Minecraft Edition

Late last month, Xbox boss Phil Spencer said that details on the pre-orders were just around the corner. As usual, we recommend not giving money to these people, so try to stem the phenomenon. The Xbox One X Scorpio Edition is intentionally being limited in number but even its $499.99 price tag will probably not deter avid fans for trying to snatch one up.

IT Google adds 6-second video preview to mobile search
Author: 0 Google adds 6-second video preview to mobile search

The second method is to watch the Android O reveal NYC event on 2.40PM EST. Android 8 Oreo could be released to Nexus devices starting from October. Google has a series of Pixel devices that offers Stock Android experience, but they are too pricey that an average person can't even think about them.

IT After Charlottesville, tech leaders stick with Trump councils
Author: 0 After Charlottesville, tech leaders stick with Trump councils

The resignations came as criticism mounted over Trump's slow response to the weekend demonstration which ended in bloodshed when a suspected Nazi sympathizer plowed his vehicle into a crowd of anti-racism protesters, killing one and wounding 19.

IT Jurassic World park sim coming from Planet Coaster developer
Author: 0 Jurassic World park sim coming from Planet Coaster developer

In their next game, you'll build, manage, and try not to let nature take its natural course in your own custom Jurassic World park . Based on the recently resurrected Jurassic Park movie franchise, Jurassic World Evolution promises to give players an authentic experience akin to the level of quality found in the films.

IT Jay-Z pays tribute to Linkin Park's Chester Bennington with 'Numb/Encore'
Author: 0 Jay-Z pays tribute to Linkin Park's Chester Bennington with 'Numb/Encore'

He turned his attention to the passing of Chester Bennington , the band's frontman, but asking the organizers to dim the house lights before beginning this part of his show. The 47-year old added: 'Make some noise so he can hear you in heaven'. Jay-Z and Linkin Park will, of course, be forever intertwined due to their collaborative 2004 Collision Course mash-up EP.

IT Solar Eclipse: A brief history
Author: 0 Solar Eclipse: A brief history

In contrast, a lunar eclipse is Sun-Earth-Moon. And that could lead to the same degree of eye damage mentioned above. "Advanced computational resources are crucial to developing detailed physical models of the solar corona and solar wind", Jon Linker, president and senior research scientist of PSI, said in a news release .

IT Galaxy Note 8 Makes an Appearance on Samsung's Website
Author: 0 Galaxy Note 8 Makes an Appearance on Samsung's Website

If these leaked benchmark test results are accurate, people can expect the same strategy from Samsung for the Galaxy Note 8 market release. Back in late July, evleaks also tweeted out full renders of the device in black and gold, which can give you an idea of what the phone and its dual camera could look like.