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Galaxy S8 And S8 Plus On AT&T Get June Security Patch
Android Headlines
The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus units for AT&T are now receiving updates containing the June 2017 security patch. Aside from the new security patch, there are no additional features included in the latest update while the operating system of ...
The Morning After: Weekend EditionEngadget
Galaxy Note 8 could be Samsung's most expensive phone everTrustedReviews
You'll probably have to save up a lot of cash to afford the Galaxy Note 8TechRadar
Tech Times -Deccan Chronicle -HardOCP -PocketNow (press release) (blog)
all 31 news articles »

How To Fight Raid Battles In 'Pokémon GO'
Raids have arrived in Pokémon GO, and they're a breath of fresh air. The game has a genuine multiplayer function for the first time since launch, along with the opportunity to battle some colossal Pokémon and snag rare rewards to boot. It's an entirely ...
Pokemon Go gym battles: yay or nay?AsiaOne
'Pokémon Go' Raid: Egg colors, difficulty, how to join, tiers, timer and pass informationMic
'Pokemon GO' Raid Battles: What Are Egg Colors And Times Below Eggs In New Raids Feature?The Inquisitr
Game Rant -Kotaku Australia -Gameranx (blog)
all 37 news articles »

Ars Technica
Single-player modding returns to GTA V after publisher takedown
Ars Technica
Enlarge / This image represents Take-Two saying "Well, I guess, there's nothing illegal here after all. Never mind that legal threat." Take-Two Interactive · reader comments 21. Share this story. Further Reading. Grand Theft Auto modding project folds ...
Much Respect: Rockstar Games Asks Take-Two To Step Off GTA V PC Modders And OpenIVHot Hardware
Rockstar is talking with OpenIV developer, issues new statement on modsPC Gamer
After a short kerfuffle, it seems GTA V mods are coming backDestructoid
SlashGear -GameSpot -Engadget
all 47 news articles »

Reggie Fils-Aime Explains Nintendo's Strong Stance Against Fan Made Games
Nintendo has always had a notoriously strong stance against most of the fan-made games that its iconic IPs have inspired. This stance was highlighted yet again during last year's Game Awards when AM2R and Pokemon Uranium were mysteriously removed ...
Reggie Fils-Aime Details 3rd Party Support For Nintendo SwitchDLCompare Blog (blog)
Nintendo Climbing the Ranks for the Championship Belt in the Wake of E3 2017COGconnected
Reggie Fils-Aime on Nintendo's 2017 outlook, 'there's more to be announced'GameZone -Nintendo Enthusiast (blog) -Waypoint - Vice
all 15 news articles »
 24 Jun 2017 

Is Snapchat's new location-sharing feature a nightmare for parents?
Snapchat announced a new feature this week that allows users to see where their friends are posting on a map. While the new feature may make it easier than ever to find and communicate with friends and check in on what people are up to around the world ...
Snapchat map update raises fears of
Snapchat introduces Snap Map, but here's something you must know before usingThe Indian Express
Snapchat's new map feature which lets you trace people's locations sparks stalking and bullying fearsThe Sun
Deccan Chronicle -Glasgow Live -Phone Mantra -FOX40
all 40 news articles »

The Verge
Microsoft confirms some Windows 10 source code has leaked
The Verge
A portion of Microsoft's Windows 10 source code has leaked online this week. Files related to Microsoft's USB, storage, and Wi-Fi drivers in Windows 10 were posted to Beta Archive this week. Beta Archive is an enthusiast site that tracks Windows ...
Leak of Windows 10 Source Code Raises Security ConcernsGizmodo
Windows 10 S security nullified by, of course, Word macrosArs Technica UK
Microsoft's Windows 10 Shared Source Kit code leaksZDNet
Hot Hardware -Digital Trends -The Indian Express -BetaNews
all 102 news articles »
 24 Jun 2017 

Facebook announces a new video creation app
It's been clear for some time now that Facebook is betting heavily on video; everything from live streaming to hosting coverage of news and sporting events. But in an effort to really compete with YouTube, the social media behemoth is attempting to ...
Now, Facebook to release app just for video creatorsEconomic Times
Facebook poised to launch new app targeted at influencersSowetanLIVE
A Stand-Alone App for Creators of Facebook Live Videos Is on Its WayAdweek
Engadget -Leicester Post -Mashable
all 24 news articles »

'Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered' Standalone Release Has One Big Problem
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered is finally getting a standalone release. The game drops on PS4 next Tuesday for $39.99. That's not a huge surprise. The standalone release was leaked as recently as last week. The game lands on June 27th, ...
'Modern Warfare Remastered' heads to PS4 without the bundleEngadget
Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Is Officially Coming As A Standalone GameCinema Blend
The best 'Call of Duty' game ever is coming to PlayStation 4Business Insider
TIME -Hot Hardware -SlashGear -Screen Rant
all 83 news articles »
 24 Jun 2017 

New York Times
Google Will No Longer Scan Gmail for Ad Targeting
New York Times
Google said it plans to carry out the changes to the Gmail ad policy “later this year.” Credit Matt Rourke/Associated Press. SAN FRANCISCO — Google plans to abandon its longstanding practice of scanning user email in its Gmail service to serve ...
Google will no longer scan Gmail accounts to create targeted
Google promises to stop scanning your inbox to serve up adsTechRadar
Google promises to stop reading your emails (for ads, anyway)A.V. Club
Business Insider -Fox 59 -Savannah Morning News -The Verge
all 140 news articles »
 24 Jun 2017 

HTC U11 owners, are you using Edge Sense?
The smartphone market is a busy one, with so many different handsets to choose from that picking one can be pretty tough. From the low-end, mid-range, and the high-end, there's something for everyone, with price tags to match in each category. And ...
HTC's next Edge Sense features for the U11 still seem very gimmickyThe Verge
HTC Teases New Edge Sense Features for U11Droid Life (press release) (blog)
HTC teases new Edge Sense features for U11 — these are the apps you'll be squeezing nextTrustedReviews
Android Headlines -ClickLancashire -Android Authority (blog) -TheAndroidSoul (blog)
all 34 news articles »

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