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Mortal Kombat X Gets a Jaw-Dropping Update

Awards and The Game Awards 2015. NetherRealm studios revealed that the new characters in Kombat Pack 2 of Mortal Kombat X and Mortal Kombat XL will be released on March 1. Mortal Kombat XL is now available in the United Kingdom for £39.99 for the PS4 system and Xbox One. Even so, there are likely still those that will complain about Alien being in Mortal Kombat X at all, as some have voiced their disapproval of Mortal Kombat X relying so heavily on guest characters.

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Samsung Galaxy S7: Record-Breaking Sales? Nope, Still Too Early

The Galaxy A9 Pro is listed on the benchmark website with a model name SM-A9100, spotted by Steve Hemmerstoffer . Since the device has been already certified by different benchmark sources, Samsung will soon release the phone officially in China in a few weeks.

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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet

While top-down driving may still feel like it's months away for those of us on the east coast, Mercedes-Benz plans to have some of its C-Class Cabriolets in the hands of customers in time to catch the lingering vestiges of summer. Unique features such as the Mercedes Airscarf wrap your neck in a cocoon of warm air, while the optional Aircap system minimizes draft in the cabin. Because while Mercedes will be taking the wraps off a 3-litre V6 AMG C-Class coupé - the C 43 4Matic - Brabus will ...

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Latest Inbox Update is All About the Snooze

You can now tap "Later this week" or " This weekend " when faced with non-urgent messages. Google is trying to push Inbox by Gmail to as many Android users as possible. Detailed in a blog post today , the Snooze feature will be getting a new look and new features over the next week. As a result of the forthcoming availability of the two new snooze options, the users of Inbox will be able to move emails out of their inbox, so that they reappear after a certain time period.

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Xiaomi unveils new flagship smartphone Mi 5

According to Indian Express , the Xiaomi Mi 4s will soon be available in black, white, gold and pink variants. Check out the specs and features here. The Mi 5 will, however, find lots of takers in India as the device has a great price , a stunning camera with the first implementation of four-axis optical image stabilisation and VoLTE which will become popular when Reliance Jio launches.

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Microsoft Lumia 650 First Look

This efficiency should translate over to the processes that are used to test and ship updates to the production builds of Windows 10 as well. Elite x3 owners can pair their powerful smartphones with HP's innovative Mobile Extender dock, which is a combined 12.5-inch HD display and keyboard attachment that looks like a notebook computer.

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Sony Xperia X, Xperia XA, Xperia X Performance First Look

The company had few words to say about the lineup, with the official statement from Sony stressing the need for change and refocus in the lineup, with future launches of the X Series to be divided and refined according to features. The battery too gets slightly down-rated to 2620mAh though nearly everything else remains the same. With 4G support, it offers a 23MP rear camera with predictive hybrid Auto Focus and pulse LED Flash along with a 13MP front camera .

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Black Ops 3 Double XP Weekend Returns, Free Multiplayer Weekend For PC

It includes a trimmed down version of the competitive online elements of the game which retails for €15, a lot less than the full title. Having access to the starter pack will allow you to upgrade to the full version of the game, which doesn't come with any of the aforementioned limitations.

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Nintendo halves 2015 net profit forecast on yen rise, weak sales

The company added that it now expected revenue and operating profit to come in at ¥500 billion and ¥33 billion respectively, from an earlier ¥570 billion and ¥50 billion forecast. NintendoLife reports not only that EA is already in possession of NX dev kits, which would be in line with previous reports, but also that meetings are planned in the coming weeks that the platform holder hopes will get EA on board as a key partner for its new console.

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Pokemon Sun and Moon are coming to Nintendo 3DS this year

Despite initial hype for their grand unveiling through a special Nintendo Direct, word prematurely got out in regards to how the new versions would be branded. And, who knows, maybe Sun and Moon are really the true sequels to Pokemon Red and Blue that we wanted. It will also allow users to transfer their Pokemon from Pokemon from Red/Blue/Green/Yellow if they have the Nintendo eShop version of these games.

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Facebook's live video feature is getting a big boost next week

And considering its 1.5 billion monthly active users, Facebook's new feature has allowed the company to take its fair share of the live-video industry. "To share live video, simply tap 'What's on your mind?' at the top of News Feed and select the Live Video icon", the company explains. It will be interesting to see how Facebook's offering affects use of Twitter's Periscope as it become available to more people.

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Samsung's Galaxy S7 handsets are refined versions of Galaxy S6

In the UAE, prices of Galaxy S7 start at Dh2,399 while that of the S7 edge start at Dh2,799. The phones still have their different focuses, with Samsung pushing for virtual reality and iPhones introducing a new feature that involves pressing harder on an icon.

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China's top phone maker Xiaomi unveils new flagship handset

The stylish new phone will be available in three versions including an Mi5 Pro version with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, 4GB RAM and 128GB internal storage and a ceramic body. This one includes a 2.15GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 CPU, 3GB of RAM and 64GB of internal memory . Xiaomi was criticized in the past for its designs that were mostly inspired by Apple creations, but that didn't stop the company from selling millions of smartphones.

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Facebook starts rolling out new 'Reactions' feature

Facebook finally launched its " Reactions " feature globally today, adding five new emotions to the standard Like button and creating a new digital etiquette conundrum. By clicking on the total number of engagements with the post (the number to the right of the reaction icons) you can see broken down how many people used each reaction .

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Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview build 14267.1004 update now available

Redstone will be the second major update for the Windows 10 platform on the PC, following last year's Windows 10 November Update . Here is everything that's new and fixed in the Windows 10 Mobile Redstone 14267.1004. Fast user switching will now work with the picture password option, also. The Elite x3, is first of its kind, build for business, mobile device to bring unified tablet, desktop and laptop productivity in a single device.

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Pokémon Direct Marks 20 Year Anniversary

Nintendo's upcoming Pokemon games have been leaked ahead of their official announcement. Fighting game spin-off Pokken Tournament , meanwhile, hits Wii U next month. Do you think a new game will be revealed, or will the company announce content for previously announced titles? The Direct conference will start at 7AM PT on the 26th of February.

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You 'Like'? Facebook's New Reaction Buttons Are Here

Today is our worldwide launch of Reactions - the new Like button with more ways to express yourself. Facebook chose to offer more nuanced reactions - " love ", " haha ", "wow", " sad " and " angry " - alongside "like" - to give users "greater control over their expressivity", says Julie Zhuo, Facebook's product design director.

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Google Fiber coming to San Francisco first

As such, it is eyeing some condos and apartments in parts of San Francisco, though it says it'll still be a while before the finer details like availability are disclosed. Part of Google's plan with Fiber, it said, is "connecting some public and affordable housing properties to gigabit speed Internet-for free". Cities like Provo, Utah, aren't exactly hubs of technology.

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Facebook Reactions are now globally available

Facebook introduced five new reactions on Wednesday: Love , Haha , Wow, Sad , and Angry . Tweaks to the New Feed algorithm to try to give more prominence to stories that people find meaningful. The Reactions are accessible by holding down the Like button while using the mobile app, or by hovering your mouse over the Like option while using the service's website.

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HTC Vive VR Headset Will Cost $799

Facebook-owned Oculus VR will release its Rift headset at the end of March, and HTC/Valve will release their superb Vive headset in April. The pre-orders will start on 29 February. HTC hopes to have the Vive VR headset to be used in other sectors such as in medicine, vehicle manufacturing, education, design, entertainment, and other sectors that might benefit from it.

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IPhone Killer? Samsung Galaxy S7 Getting Rave Reviews

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge will be available in two unique processor options, depending on the region-Exynos 8890 64-bit octa-core (2.3GHz quad-core+1.6GHzdual-core) processor . With Type-C, the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge could have been hooked up to a wider range of high-resolution displays , but that won't be possible with the existing technology.

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The HTC One X9 is a mid-range phone in premium clothing

Today, another leaked image claims to be the silver back of the HTC One M10 - so it looks like more leaks will start rolling in. But tell us, though, how much are you really looking forward to the HTC One M10? Ready for another look at HTC's new flagship phone? According to a previous report , HTC has no plans of launching its flagship smartphone anytime soon.

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Bethesda Ready To Follow Fallout Shelter With More Mobile Games

Today, they've confirmed that official mod support will come first to the PC version of the game in April between the release of the first two DLCs. It'll go up at that time on PC. Fallout 4 released back in November of 2015, and has been an awesome success since its launch. Bethesda has announced that it is working on more content for the game than initially thought and that it is raising the price of the Season Pass associated with the title after March 1 to reflect the value that fans ...

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Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge Revealed

The Galaxy Series will take the smartphone photography and virtual reality to new heights with better electronics and powerful hardware. Despite the larger display , like that of the iPhone 6S, the S7 Edge user friendly and can slip into the pocket easily.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 to launch in India on March 3

The company as of now has not given price information for the 3GB/ 32GB variant of the Redmi Note 3. Chinese tech-giant Xiaomi's Redmi Note 3 will be launched in India on 3 March, Hugo Barra, the company's vice-president announced on Monday, 22 February.

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Samsung, LG Unveil New Devices in Bid for Smart Phone Recovery

The Samsung Galaxy S7, on the other hand, will be coming in with a smaller 5.i inch display screen with 1440 x 2560 resolution and 577ppi. The Galaxy boasts a 5.1-inch display , while that of the quirky sister stands at 5.5 inches. The S7 does not have a removable battery which some might find problematic. The phones will have boosted battery capacity of 3,000 mAh for the Galaxy S7 and 3,600 mAh for the Galaxy S7 edge .

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HP finally re-enters the smartphone arena with the beastly Elite X3

Continuum running on the Lumia 950 . An important thing to note here is that these Windows 10 phone can't run full desktop apps, which can be a major hurdle in its success. Waterproofing isn't anything new when it comes to smartphones. First, the facts. Like plenty of other phones here at the show, the X3 comes loaded with a Snapdragon 820 chipset and 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM , along with 64GB of internal storage .

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Major new smartphones set to be unveiled at Mobile World Congress

Water and dust resistance, wireless charging and an upgraded fingerprint scanner are also predicted. Reportedly, it will also feature a display that will "always be" on. It's not clear what other device Huawei could show off in Barcelona, but it will have something. It runs on Android Marshmallow and has 5.3-inch QHD display.

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HTC Vive Priced at $799, Coming in April

HTC has also finally confirmed the Vive price and release date. It is a feature that allows users to make and receive calls, send and receive text messages, and even check calendar invites, all without leaving virtual reality just to check actual reality.

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LG unveils smartphone with dual camera, virtual reality set

It's still got the removable battery that LG has touted so heavily in past G models, though, thanks to its modular design. In LG's case, by pinching a button, you can remove a bottom piece of the phone and slide out the battery . Diving inside the G5's metal body, there's an octa-core Snapdragon 820 processor, 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM, 32GB of built-in storage , and a microSD slot for adding up to 2TB of additional storage .