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We spilled words on the subject again in June when the search giant confirmed its plans to block ads on pages that didn't conform to guidelines for unobtrusive advertising . "In this release, Chrome's pop-up blocker now prevents sites with these types of abusive experiences from opening new tabs or windows". Google is taking an all-or-nothing approach with the ad blocking .
  • Google Pixel 2 AR Stickers Ready To Go

    Google Pixel 2 AR Stickers Ready To Go

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    Many users of the phones have complaint about this on the official Google forum page . If we look at the specifications of the Google Pixel 2 XL , the smartphone packs a top of the line specifications with a QHD+ POLED 18:9 aspect ratio screen, protected by 2.5D curved tempered glass on the top.
  • Ofcom confirms new rules to ease mobile number porting

    Ofcom confirms new rules to ease mobile number porting

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    It wants to make it quicker and easier for customers unhappy with their current company to switch to a new firm. Vodafone, which has been slammed by Ofcom for poor customer service, saw its share price fall from 232.6p just after the markets opened to 231.3 by midday.
  • Rumour confirmed: Catherine coming to PS4 and Vita

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    This is a remaster of Catherine , an action puzzle adventure game that was originally released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2011. It's also worth mentioning that Studio Zero was announced as the company's new RPG team that was also working on a new fantasy role-playing game, titled Project RE Fantasy .
  • Governments are making more Facebook data requests than ever

    Governments are making more Facebook data requests than ever

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    Law enforcement authorities are permitted to confidentially request personal data from Facebook to obtain account details ranging from IP addresses, photos, messages, credit card details and email addresses. Apple also saw an increase in these requests previous year. In total, the number of U.S. government account data requests that came with non-disclosure orders grew 50% from the second half of 2016.
  • BlackBerry will soon allow users to book an Uber from BBM

    BlackBerry will soon allow users to book an Uber from BBM

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    This new feature will be available under the "discover" section on BBM. The partnership sees BBM harness the m.uber.com portal to book rides. When launched from within the BBM app, Uber will require riders to sign in with their mobile number or social media account.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Caught Trashing The Midrange Market!

    Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Caught Trashing The Midrange Market!

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    Of course, we're talking about Samsung's signature Infinity Display . As for the standard features shared by the two devices, you'll find a pair of front-facing cameras on both, one being a 16-megapixel shooter with a f/1.9 aperture, and the other being an 8-megapixel camera.
  • Interstellar object 'Oumuamua covered in 'thick crust of carbon-rich gunk'

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    Most asteroids are found orbiting in the Asteroid Belt, a series of rings located between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Originally, 'Oumuamua was thought to be a comet, but University of Hawaii astronomer Karen Meech ruled out this tidy classification soon after its discovery, because 'Oumuamua didn't produce any plumes of gas or dust, which are the calling cards of comets.
  • Apple Inc. (AAPL) AirPods Are Sold Out Until After New Years

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    It may seem as though AirPods have been around for quite some time but they only just arrived a year ago. If you're willing to wait a few weeks to receive your AirPods, then you may want to order them now and lock in your spot in line. Apple announced its AirPod earphones during the iPhone 7 launch event, back in September 2016. Those looking for some last-minute AirPods will have to trek to physical stores with limited stocks.