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Technology Free Weekend Incoming; Check Out the New CTF Map & More
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PlayStation 4 players will need to have PlayStation Plus membership while XBox One players will need XBox Live Gold membership in order to play. Blizzard has a rather good habit of opening up its hero shooter Overwatch game for everyone to try every few months. Just a few days after the launch of its Chinese New Year Event, Overwatch is getting its next free-to-play period.

Technology Erin Hamlin finishes 6th in women's luge
Author: 0 Erin Hamlin finishes 6th in women's luge

Ron and Eilleen Hamlin burst into tears when they found out their daughter was going to get one of the greatest honors ever for an athlete. This is Hamlin's fourth and final Olympic games. Hamlin refused to let the incident cloud over the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, deflecting any hint of frustration with Davis and insisting her focus was on the task at hand - and not tripping.

Technology Unilever Threatens to Withdraw Ads from Facebook and Google
Author: 0 Unilever Threatens to Withdraw Ads from Facebook and Google

Unilever has threatened to pull its advertising budget from online media channels that lack transparency and create discord according to marketing director Keith Weed's statements at the IAB advertisers' congress. We are seeing a critical separation of how people trust social media and more "traditional" media. "In the U.S. only less than a third of people now trust social media (30%), whilst nearly two thirds trust traditional media (58%)".

Technology New Kingdom Hearts 3 Trailer Includes Monsters, Inc
Author: 0 New Kingdom Hearts 3 Trailer Includes Monsters, Inc

Lastly, at the end of the trailer, Vanitas reveals himself and is likely to play a key role in Kingdom Hearts III. Two new trailers, revealed during the Expo, take viewers deep into the frights and delights of the animated classic as Sora, Donald and Goofy transform into monsters to blend into the Monstropolis cityscape.

Technology Apple Music Student Pricing Expands To New Markets
Author: 0 Apple Music Student Pricing Expands To New Markets

Apple has increased the number of market where students can get a discount on their Apple Music subscription. The company hasn't yet confirmed a complete list of new markets, but says the discounted membership is coming to 82 new regions this month...

Technology Splatoon 2 Starter Edition And Amiibo Announced
Author: 0 Splatoon 2 Starter Edition And Amiibo Announced

Obviously, you're going to need the game if you want to take advantage of the second item on our list. Following the announcement of the Marina and Pearl Amiibo , Nintendo is continuing to juice Splatoon 2 . On top of the Splatfests, Splatoon 2 has been getting a generous amount of DLC, with new weapons and modes, like the popular coop horde mode Salmon Run .

Technology Windows Analytics Now Has Tools for Tracking Meltdown and Spectre Progress
Author: 0 Windows Analytics Now Has Tools for Tracking Meltdown and Spectre Progress

Indeed, the Redmond giant is now adding more capabilities to the free Windows Analytics service to give professionals detailed insights on the Windows 7, 8.1 and 10 PCs they manage. Windows Analytics tells IT admins which Windows security update is running on any particular device, and if any of the updates have been disabled. The scripts are listed in Microsoft's "Windows Client Guidance" document to protect against side-channel attack methods.

Technology Tag: Redmi Note 5 Pro
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The Redmi Note 5 Pro will be available in Black, Champagne Gold, Rose Gold or Blue with the choice between 4GB (INR13,999/$218/€176) or 6GB RAM (INR16,999/$265/€214), both come with 64GB storage . The Redmi Note 5 , on the other hand, comes with some major hardware changes that include a Snapdragon 625 processor with Adreno 506 GPU. There's a 12-megapixel Sony sensor coupled with another 5-megapixel Samsung sensor.

Technology Google reportedly shipped 3.9 million Pixel phones in 2017
Author: 0 Google reportedly shipped 3.9 million Pixel phones in 2017

Google has done better with the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL stock, but the phones are also quite expensive. Despite Google's decision to withhold Pixel shipment numbers, IDC has released its own estimates reflecting the device's "tiny" presence in the smartphone market.

Technology Hot Wheels Reveals A Real Life Rocket League Toy Set
Author: 0 Hot Wheels Reveals A Real Life Rocket League Toy Set

There is also no mention of when the toy set will be released, but Hot Wheels is expected to show it off at the Toy Fair in New York City which takes place from the 17-20 February. With Hot Wheels making its way onto the tracks in Rocket League , an IRL RC counterpart isn't that surprising. Game codes that can be used with a separate copy of the Rocket League video game will also be included, which will unlock access to unique in-game items that are being announced at a later date.

Technology Mercedes-AMG G63 Generates 577 Horsepower
Author: 0 Mercedes-AMG G63 Generates 577 Horsepower

The G63 has been equipped with the tuner's 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-8, the same engine fitted to the regular G-Class. So when the top model from Mercedes-Benz-the S-Class-is combined with the regal elegance of Maybach , something spectacular occurs.

Technology Google to expand Smart Reply feature to third party apps
Author: 0 Google to expand Smart Reply feature to third party apps

The smart reply will make reply easier but Google would require access to your history to identify the type of response you most probably like to give. Reply isn't only focused on Google's own messaging apps, though. In an email to testers, Google showed how the technology will work in chat applications like Android Messages , and Hangouts .

Technology 'Spyro the Dragon' trilogy remaster landing on PS4 this year
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Secondly, Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Vicarious Visions hasn't shied away from teasing Spyro in its previous remaster . The announcement would come less than a year after Activision released the Crash Bandicoot N. Hopefully, the remaster is really on its way to a Q3 2018 release. Having put all three PS1 Crash Bandicoot games in a single package, the company is looking at another long-forgotten hero: Spyro the Dragon .

Technology 'Fortnite' developer will remove some weapons from the game
Author: 0 'Fortnite' developer will remove some weapons from the game

A brief section of this post mentioned that Epic Games was working on "changes to matchmaking that are aimed at creating matches with a more balanced distribution of skill". However, Epic hiding the SMG generated some form of confusion among fans. Variants of the weapon will remain, and the "Tactical SMG and the Suppressed SMG will still drop", according to a post by Epic on Reddit , but the basic model is going away for a still-to-be-determined period of time.

Technology Xiaomi may unveil Redmi Note 5 Pro on February 14
Author: 0 Xiaomi may unveil Redmi Note 5 Pro on February 14

Just like the Redmi Note 5 , the Pro also has a hybrid SIM slot, runs MIUI 9.5 based on Nougat and has a 3.5mm audio jack. On the other hand, the Redmi Note 5 Pro series will flaunt a 5.9-inch/5.7-inch full HD+ (2160x1080p) FullView screen with 18:9 aspect ratio.

Technology How to watch, live stream the Olympics
Author: 0 How to watch, live stream the Olympics

The network hasn't yet decided whether it will also livestream the closing ceremony, but Mark Lazarus, chairman of NBC Broadcasting and Sports, said "in all likelihood, we will". During NBC's telecast of some early Olympics events on Thursday (February 8) a young child stepped forward to partake in his version of an Olympic event, and licked the NBC camera, New York Magazine pointed out .