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Oppo Find X may have the biggest screen-to-body ratio yet (Updated June 18)

Oppo Update (06/18): A post on Oppo’s Weibo account (via GSMArena) hints very strongly that the Find X may have a 93.8 percent screen-to-body ratio, with almost no bezel at all. It beats the just announced Vivo Nex, which has a 91.24 percent screen-to-body ratio. In addition,...


You can finally trade Pokémon with friends in Pokémon Go – here’s how it works

The Pokémon Company Way back in 2016, an exciting trailer for a new Pokémon game hit the web. That game, Pokémon Go, was touted as an ambitious mobile title with augmented reality features that would let you catch, trade, and battle pocket monsters in the real world. Yet someh...


Discover why Python is the easiest way into coding

Coding might not be the most glamorous of professions, but who cares. Coders can work from anywhere, and usually make a very good living doing it. According to Daxx.com, the average Python developer salary in the USA is $103,492. It’s also worth mentioning that there are thousa...


Nokia showdown: Nokia 7 Plus vs Nokia 8 Sirocco

The Nokia 8 Sirocco and Nokia 7 Plus are pretty unique propositions from Nokia. This is one of the first times I’ve seen a flagship device that isn’t immediately superior to its mid-range counterpart. Thus, the decision as to which device to go for is not simply a matter of budget in...


LG X5 (2018) is a budget phone with a big battery, circa 2016 spec sheet

LG The LG X5 2018 has been announced by the Korean company, bringing a large 4,500mAh battery. The new phone also has NFC but it lacks grunt compared to the LG Q7 and rival phones. Expect to pay roughly $330 for the new phone. LG’s budget phones haven’t enjoyed the best critical...


HPE unveils world's largest supercomputer

HPE has revealed the world's largest Arm-powered supercomputer as part of a major HPC project.The computing giant has teamed up with the US Department of Energy (DOE) and Sandia National Laboratories to create the new Astra system as part of the DOE's Vanguard project.Astra, which is built of over 1...


World of Warcraft Classic turns back time – but keeps contemporary bells and whistles

Blizzard has revealed more details on exactly how World of Warcraft Classic will pan out, with the nostalgic spin on the MMO set to be based on the game as it was during Patch 1.12 (known as Drums of War).Drums of War went live in August 2006 and was the last patch before the first big expansion for...


Breaking down France’s new $76M Africa startup fund

Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More posts by this contributor Africa Roundup: African startup investments turn to fintech this winter season Nigeria’s Piggybank.ng...


Blockchain technology could be the great equalizer for American cities

Brooks Rainwater Contributor Brooks Rainwater is the director of the Center for City Solutions and Applied Research at the National League of Cities. More posts by this contributor How the digital economy shapes American cities Do cities still want a...


Windows Server 2008 SP2 switched to rollup model

The Microsoft Windows Server Team announced last week that Windows Server 2008 SP2 is moved from the current updating system to a rollup model. The first rollup previews will be made available in August, the first final rollups on the September 2018 Patch Day. Windows Server 2008 SP22 will follow th...

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