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The feature was first introduced in Allo a year ago, under the name Selfie Stickers (a much better moniker, alas), and is now being integrated into Gboard itself for easier access. The launch of Minis in Gboard also adds more than 100 new stickers on top of the existing collection. As per Engadget , the feature uses a combination of machine learning, neural networks, and artist illustrations to come up with cartoon emoji.
  • Check how much YouTube you really watch

    Check how much YouTube you really watch

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    Google announced Digital Wellbeing tools at Google I/O 2018. "Starting today, you can find all of the YouTube tools in one place, alongside your personal time watched profile", Google said on Monday, "Our goal is to provide a better understanding of time spent on YouTube, so you can make informed decisions about how you want YouTube to best fit into your life".
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Special Edition announced for the US

    Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Special Edition announced for the US

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    Moreover, the United Kingdom version of the Special Edition comes bundled with the GameCube Controller and adapter instead of the Pro Controller, which really makes you wonder who's getting the better package. Now, the wait's going to seem just a bit more hard, as Nintendo has announced a new accessory to coincide with the upcoming title: the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller , which is releasing on December 7 as a special tie-in.
  • Apple Planning To Release Biggest iPhone Yet

    Apple Planning To Release Biggest iPhone Yet

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    Apple has been widely rumored to be prepping three new iPhones for later this year. "The 6.5" model might launch at $999, which means the successor to the iPhone X will probably be $100 cheaper than that was when it got outed a year ago.
  • Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL High-Resolution Renders Mockups Surface Online

    Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL High-Resolution Renders Mockups Surface Online

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    It's been expected that Google would hold an event in early October, possibly around Oct. 4, to announce new products that include the third-generation Pixel phones , a Pixel smartwatch, and a new Pixelbook . At the start of the video you can see the contents of the box. The back looks similar to the XL variant with a single camera setup, and a matte-like area at the back.
  • New Streets of Rage Game Announced After 24 Years

    New Streets of Rage Game Announced After 24 Years

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    Streets of Rage's original publisher SEGA do not seem to be involved. It's got a new anime-like style with hand-drawn visuals, but it's unmistakably Streets of Rage . According to developers, Streets of Rage 4 is an all-new continuation of the popular arcade beat 'em up series, and will be rendered in classic 2D action, where players will take to the streets to rid a city from the rule of a crime syndicate.
  • Xbox All Access is confirmed, and its store page is live

    Xbox All Access is confirmed, and its store page is live

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    The Microsoft All Access pass offers two tiers of service - one for $21.99 and another for $34.99. Both packages include 24 months of Gold and Game Pass , and each payment plan lasts for 24 months with no upfront cost and 0% April. The first and arguably most important thing to consider is that these packages are only available at a brick and mortar Microsoft Store in the US. Monthly payments required.
  • Samsung launches first Android Go, Galaxy J2 Core smartphone

    Samsung launches first Android Go, Galaxy J2 Core smartphone

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    This isn't exactly a new device because Samsung is already selling it as the Galaxy A9 Star in China . The exact launch date is not known as of now, but the smartphone will go on sale exclusively via Amazon India on August 27. The Galaxy A8 Star also sports a full-HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display panel that has thin bezels. There is only one variant of the device that offers 6GB RAM and 64GB internal storage.
  • Mobile cyber breach exposed data of 2 million customers

    Mobile cyber breach exposed data of 2 million customers

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    T-Mobile's cybersecurity team learned of the incident on August 20 and shut down the unauthorized access. T-Mobile , the nation's third-largest wireless carrier, said late Thursday that it had discovered a data breach potentially affecting some of its customers' account information.
  • Nvidia unveils GeForce RTX 20 series GPUs with ray-tracing power

    Nvidia unveils GeForce RTX 20 series GPUs with ray-tracing power

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    But Nvidia's founder and boss Jensen Huang has touted the Turing architecture as the largest development in Nvidia's history noting it's the "greatest leap since we created CUDA" and as such has the power and architecture to handle real-time ray-tracing in graphics cards the average Joe or Jill can buy.
  • Apple's Chinese App Store Just Lost a Ton of Apps

    Apple's Chinese App Store Just Lost a Ton of Apps

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    In the 2017 fiscal year , nearly 20 percent-$44.7 billion-of the company's revenue came from the Greater China region. With the rhetoric between Washington and Beijing heating up, China's state media has probed for deficiencies in Apple's China operations .
  • Huawei Caught Using DSLR Photos to Highlight Phone's Camera

    Huawei Caught Using DSLR Photos to Highlight Phone's Camera

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    When prompted for a comment, Huawei explained to CNET that there is incredibly small fine print at the end of the trailer that shows the images to be "for reference only". Sarah Elshamy, who appears in the clip, posted a behind-the-scenes photo to Instagram , which shows herself and another actor in the middle of filming.
  • HTC Vive Adapter Brings Wireless VR for $300

    HTC Vive Adapter Brings Wireless VR for $300

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    The adapter, which allows users to use the VR headset without needing to physically connect it to their computer with cables, goes on pre-order on September 5. Here's the big kicker, though: the VIVE Wireless Adapter costs a not-insignificant $299, and that VIVE Pro compatibility pack costs an extra $60. There's no word on an actual release date just yet, but it's worth pointing out that anyone who purchases a VIVE Wireless Adapter will get two months trial subscription to Viveport.