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Google Releases Second Developer Preview of Android 8.1 Oreo

Google Releases Second Developer Preview of Android 8.1 Oreo

Google says that the Pixel Visual Core inside of Pixel 2 is capable of being "five times faster" handling HDR+ photos then traditional processors, like the Snapdragon 835 from Qualcomm - the SoC inside of Pixel 2. When it's enabled, the co-processor should help apps using Android Camera API capture HDR+ shots in a much better detail. If you don't want to flash your smartphone to the update, no worries, you can simply sign up for Google's Android Beta Program .


Accused Wanted Automatic Rifle For NYE Terror Attack At Federation Square

Accused Wanted Automatic Rifle For NYE Terror Attack At Federation Square

It's alleged the man accessed a guidebook produced by al-Qaeda containing information on how to commit a terrorist act and use firearms, guns and handguns and rifles. Australian officials have grown increasingly concerned over the threat of extremist attacks, raising the national terror alert level in September 2014.


Sony Japan is shutting down its Demon's Souls online services

Sony Japan is shutting down its Demon's Souls online services

The game, which mixed online and single-player elements, will transform into something completely different. The Demon's Souls online servers will be shutting down forever on February 28, meaning that players won't be able to play with their friends, see phantoms, or read messages on the ground after that date.


Cumbria's Ben Stokes spotted at Heathrow heading to The Ashes in Australia

Cumbria's Ben Stokes spotted at Heathrow heading to The Ashes in Australia

England all-rounder Ben Stokes is not flying out to join up with the squad in Australia despite widespread speculation on social media, says the England and Wales Cricket Board. Stokes was dropped from the England tour to Australia while being investigated for an alleged assault in Bristol earlier this year. But Sportsmail understands he is a long way off what will be an incredible comeback with England , who move on to Adelaide today after their crushing first Test defeat and the ...


Bungie announces free trial for Destiny 2, starts tomorrow

Bungie announces free trial for Destiny 2, starts tomorrow

From tomorrow, players wanting to sample Destiny 2 will be able to do so at no cost through the free trial that will be available on the PlayStation Network. Destiny 2 quickly became one of this year's biggest hits, and for those that have yet to jump on their Sparrow and join in on the adventures - strap in, Guardians, because your chance arrives tomorrow.


The UK Gambling Commission doesn't consider loot boxes as gambling

The UK Gambling Commission doesn't consider loot boxes as gambling

The petition has a lengthy explanation, that starts with this: "EA have had the Star Wars video game license for the last 4 years, and in that time they've proven to their consumers that they honestly don't care about the gameplay experience or content, they'd rather rush out a game that will try and milk as much money out of consumers as possible".