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Sci-tech Bungie shows off new Destiny 2 weapon changes, adds new vendor rewards
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Remember, the game's economy is changing next week, so be careful what you spend your Shards on, because they will be worth a whole lot more starting on Tuesday. As you should well know by now, Xur's exotic gear is maxed at Power Level 270 and will set you back 23-29 Legendary Shards apiece. New interesting items from Lord Shaxx and Zavala are also available.

Sci-tech Xiaomi Redmi 5 (Plus) Availability & Pricing Info Leaks
Author: 0 Xiaomi Redmi 5 (Plus) Availability & Pricing Info Leaks

On December 30, Xiaomi introduced the Redmi 5A smartphone in India at a price of Rs 5,999 and Rs 7,999. As a token of appreciation for making Xiaomi , the number 1 smartphone brand, the Chinese mobile maker is offering a total of Rs 500 crore discounts on the Redmi 5A .

Sci-tech Unlocked HTC U11 Life Receives Android Oreo Update in the US
Author: 0 Unlocked HTC U11 Life Receives Android Oreo Update in the US

Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has started rolling out Android 8 .0 Oreo update for its HTC U11 Life smartphone in the US. Hence, it will take few days for the update to hit your smartphone depending on the region via over the air. can check for updates manually. Also, device owners are advised to clear up some space at least 1.5GB-2GB for Android Oreo update so that there will be no hindrance during download and installation procedure.

Sci-tech Taylor Swift's album released on streaming services
Author: 0 Taylor Swift's album released on streaming services

It hasn't quite lived up to Swift's ambitious goals, though: Her label reportedly told its accounts that it was expecting Reputation to sell 2 million copies in the first week alone, but the album barely cleared 1.29 million instead .

Sci-tech Desert map hitting PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds test servers soon
Author: 0 Desert map hitting PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds test servers soon

You can check out the latest trailer down below for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds which will be heading to Xbox One Game Preview on 12th December. While the Xbox One X is nearly guaranteed to hit this locked threshold at launch, the standard Xbox One is a little more up in the air right now.

Sci-tech Google Home Max may launch on December 11
Author: 0 Google Home Max may launch on December 11

Google hasn't announced an official launch date for the Home Max just yet. The speaker is going to be available in "Charcoal" (which is a black shade) and "Chalk" (which is a lighter, gray shade), and the Best Buy listing says the Max, a power cable, and the dual orientation base are in the box.

Sci-tech Prehistoric Women Were Way Stronger Than Modern-Day Female Rowers
Author: 0 Prehistoric Women Were Way Stronger Than Modern-Day Female Rowers

The bones of the prehistoric women were analysed with a desktop laser scanner, while the bones of modern women were studied with a CT scan. "The repetitive arm action of grinding these stones together for hours may have loaded women's arm bones in a similar way to the laborious back-and-forth motion of rowing".

Sci-tech Google finally drops the ban hammer on the most annoying Android ads
Author: 0 Google finally drops the ban hammer on the most annoying Android ads

Nevertheless, in most cases, shady app developers have misled users with false promises into using their custom lockscreen, which then rotated through various ads while the phone was charging, earning the app developer a profit. Very recently I read some tweet where someone said the most stressing message is "your data bundle is below..." "All vulnerabilities listed are fixed on devices with a security patch level of April 2016 or later, and a lot of them were patched considerably before ...

Sci-tech Android co-founder takes leave amid reports of misbehaviour
Author: 0 Android co-founder takes leave amid reports of misbehaviour

Reportedly, the woman in the relationship worked on the Android team, reporting to Rubin himself. As per Google's policy, any personal relationships between employees must be disclosed and Google will move at least one of the parties involved to a separate division to avoid any kind of job-related conflict.

Sci-tech Nissan Kicks CUV debuts at Los Angeles Auto Show
Author: 0 Nissan Kicks CUV debuts at Los Angeles Auto Show

The Kicks was designed at the automaker's South American studio and has been on sale around the world since 2016. It is their new compact for the United States of A and is likely to replace the rather oddly designed and quirky looking Juke crossover by 2019.

Sci-tech Year's brightest supermoon coming to OR skies Sunday night
Author: 0 Year's brightest supermoon coming to OR skies Sunday night

On Sunday night, the moon should appear about 7 percent larger and 16 percent brighter than usual, though astronomers caution it can be hard to notice the difference with the naked eye. "Full moons can occur at any point along the Moon's elliptical path, but when a full moon occurs at or near the perigee, it looks slightly larger and brighter than a typical full moon".

Sci-tech Microsoft Edge for Android and iOS Comes Out of Preview
Author: 0 Microsoft Edge for Android and iOS Comes Out of Preview

You can find it on the App Store here . Edge launched in beta on iOS and Android a little over two months ago . "Your ideas and passion have contributed to an even better app experience". Next up is a new dark theme that comes to the mobile browser after first showing up on its PC counterpart. Microsoft Edge for iOS is available in the following languages and markets: United States (English), China (Simplified-Chinese), France (French) and the UK (English).

Sci-tech PlayStation Plus Free Games for December 2017
Author: 0 PlayStation Plus Free Games for December 2017

As with the previous updates, these new games will be available on the first Tuesday of the month, which falls on December 5th. You can check out our review of the original edition here. It took them a while to get here, but between incredible blockbuster sequels such as Uncharted 4 already out and a bucketload of wonderful titles to look forward to including a rebooted God of War, Spider-Man and Days Gone, Sony have a solid roadmap of releases to see them through to the end of the console ...

Sci-tech Google Hacking Causes Mass Legal Action
Author: 0 Google Hacking Causes Mass Legal Action

Lloyd told Radio 4's Today programme: 'There is some precedent in the United Kingdom courts, where a small group of individuals settled privately with Google, but what has never happened, and what I think is a huge gap in the regulatory system, is everyone else who was affected by this workaround, the privacy settings on Safari, they've never had any access to redress at all and that's what we're trying to tackle with this claim'.

Sci-tech Stories are coming to YouTube as part of expanded Community feature
Author: 0 Stories are coming to YouTube as part of expanded Community feature

YouTube skipped the concept of ephemeral messaging by letting users keep videos made on "Reels" for as long as they like. While this is not as engaging as Stories on other platforms, Reels will act as a strong signal: the more Reels you will like from a creator, the more YouTube will push content from that creator atop your feed.

Sci-tech Datally by Google Launched
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Speaking during a media briefing in Lagos yesterday, Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor, Google Nigeria Country Director said, "For the last few years, our Next Billion Users team has been doing a lot of research on the ground in fast growing Internet countries like Nigeria".

Sci-tech World first for new Infiniti QX50
Author: 0 World first for new Infiniti QX50

Both will be powered by Infiniti's VC-Turbo engine which develops 268bhp with 380Nm of torque giving the 4x4 version a 0 to 60 time of 6.3 seconds. Christian Meunier, Infiniti global division vice president, said:"The QX50 is the most important vehicle we have ever launched, and it embodies everything the brand stands for: handsome design, advanced technology and empowering performance".

Sci-tech Lexus RX L SUV Delivers Long-Needed Three-Row Capability
Author: 0 Lexus RX L SUV Delivers Long-Needed Three-Row Capability

To keep third-row comfort levels as robust as those experienced by second-row passengers, Lexus engineers positioned the second row of seats higher to leave more back-row foot room. Also available is a color heads-up display. Stepping up to the RX 450hL hybrid brings standard all-wheel drive. Meanwhile, Lexus shrinks the seating in its biggest utility vehicle with a new 2-row variant of the LX announced here.

Sci-tech Lincoln Nautilus Unveiled At LA Auto Show
Author: 0 Lincoln Nautilus Unveiled At LA Auto Show

The Nautilus, a midsize luxury SUV delivering a powerful turbocharged engine range and a suite of advanced technologies created to give drivers greater confidence on the road. It will come standard with a 245-horsepower 2.0-litre four-cylinder; and optional with a 2.7-litre 335 horsepower V6. Both engines are paired with a new 8-speed automatic transmission, and both feature automatic engine stop/start technology in order to improve fuel economy.