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That 'Check For Update' Button On Android Won't Be Useless Anymore
Tech Times
Google has significantly changed how it rolls out updates. Thanks to a Google Play Services update, the “check for update” button on Android will now yield the latest software available, whether or not the user is on a rollout group. ( Android ...
Android 8.0 Oreo Feature Focus: Picture-in-PictureThurrott.com (blog)
RIP, Slow Android Update Rollouts: Mashing “Check for Update” Button Now Worth Doing AgainDroid Life
Android's 'check for update' button will now finally do somethingDigital Trends
Express.co.uk -Phone Arena -PhoneDog -Android Central
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Posted: September 23, 2017, 1:00 pm


We smashed the iPhone 8
Spoiler alert: Don't throw the iPhone from a high window. James Martin/CNET. At first glance, not much has changed on the iPhone 8. Head on, it could easily be mistaken for an iPhone 7, or even a 6 for that matter. But the back is a different story ...
iPhone 8 vs. Galaxy Note 8 speed test: It's not even a contest anymoreBGR
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Release Date, Specs, News And RumorsValueWalk
iPhone 8 Plus vs. Galaxy S8 Plus: Which massive smartphone reigns supreme?Digital Trends
ConsumerReports.org -India Today -Christian Post -Tech Times
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Posted: September 23, 2017, 12:00 pm

Business Insider

9 reasons you should buy an iPhone 8 instead of an iPhone X
Business Insider
Apple announced three new iPhones this month: the iPhone 8, the iPhone 8 Plus, and the high-end iPhone X. Those three phones start at $699, $799, and $999, respectively. Based on the relatively diminutive launch-day lines for the iPhone 8, it seems ...
Apple iPhone 8 Plus Early Review: A Big Leap Forward With A Great SurpriseForbes
I'm perfectly happy with the iPhone 8 I bought — there's no need to wait for the XCNBC
Inside iPhone 8: new 29 watt Fast Charging like iPad Pro, using USB-PDAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Mac Rumors -ZDNet -ValueWalk -The Verge
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Posted: September 23, 2017, 12:00 pm

Ars Technica

PUBG vs. Fortnite: A game-genre copycat face-off heats up
Ars Technica
It's inevitable: every time a wildly successful video game comes along, imitators quickly follow in its footsteps. The tradition began with Pong and Pac-Man clones, and that practice has continued on PCs, consoles, and smartphones ever since. "Homages ...
PUBG exec clarifies objection to Fortnite Battle Royale: 'it's not about the idea itself, it's about Epic Games'PC Gamer
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Dev Threatens Epic Over Fortnite's Similar New ModeGameSpot
PUBG and Fortnite's argument raises the question: Can you own a genre?Polygon
Forbes -Engadget -Game Revolution -Digital Trends
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Posted: September 23, 2017, 11:04 am


The latest iPhones show why AI is the new electricity
Apple has now rolled out its shiny new iPhones. On Sept. 12, Apple executives predictably pronounced the latest phones "revolutionary." But the real revolution is happening under the surface and behind the scenes. The new iPhones come with cutting-edge ...
How Apple Will Stop Companies Abusing Facial Recognition on New iPhone XFortune
Early Adopters of iPhone 8 Impressed With Glass-Backed Design and True Tone DisplayMac Rumors
Five iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus tips and tricks to get the most out of your new phoneDigital Trends
CNET -Forbes -Engadget -AppleInsider (press release) (blog)
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Posted: September 23, 2017, 10:37 am


Fire Emblem Warriors Adds Caeda, Tiki From FE Shadow Dragon
Koei Tecmo gave Fire Emblem fans a double whammy today at Tokyo Game Show 2017, announcing that both Caeda and Tiki will be the latest characters to join the cast in Fire Emblem Warriors. Here are the descriptions for both, as per Koei Tecmo:.
Three exciting Nintendo Switch games coming out in October 2017Blasting News

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Posted: September 23, 2017, 7:05 am


Apple TV's 4K content comes with some major strings attached
There's a new 4K Apple TV in town, and Apple made it a lot interesting than other 4K products by promising that all your existing HD titles from iTunes will be converted to 4K. That's a great incentive to buy a device whose main feature is support for ...
iTunes Movie Rentals Now Good for 48 HoursPCMag
Review: New Apple TV 4K finally catches up to competitorsChicago Daily Herald
iTunes Digital Copy redemptions from non-4K Blu-rays appear to support 4K streaming on new Apple TVAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Mac Rumors -Thurrott.com (blog) -The Verge -New York Post
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Posted: September 23, 2017, 5:01 am


I have an SNES Classic Edition, and it rules
Just in time for a weekend during which I had already planned to do nothing productive, a small package from Nintendo containing what will likely be its hottest item since the NES Classic Edition… which is to say, of course, the SNES Classic Edition.
Star Fox 2 on the SNES Classic is more ambitious and different than we expectedPolygon
Everything In The SNES Classic Edition Box And Original ComparisonGameSpot
The SNES Classic Edition is here and I'm already in loveSlashGear
Gizmodo -IGN -CNET -Shacknews
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Posted: September 22, 2017, 11:53 pm

Ars Technica

Verizon backtracks—but only slightly—in plan to kick customers off network
Ars Technica
Rural users with no other options can switch plans but can't get unlimited data. Jon Brodkin - 9/22/2017, 10:00 AM. Enlarge · Verizon · reader comments 51. Share this story. Verizon Wireless is giving a reprieve to some rural customers who are ...
Verizon will give rural customers more time to find new providersEngadget
New Verizon leak exposed confidential data on internal systemsZDNet
Verizon won't boot rural first responders roaming in 13 statesPhandroid.com
Hot Hardware -Phone Arena -The Register -GSMArena.com
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Posted: September 22, 2017, 5:05 pm