Entertainment 

PUBG news: Xbox One update, Fortnite PS4 reveal, Battlegrounds performance tips,

PUBG on Xbox One has gotten off to a winning sales start, although players have been left less than impressed by the current performance levels. While it looks like a lot of people may have taken the plunge and bought PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds on Week one, it has come at a price. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has drawn criticism for being rough around the edges, with a lot of work needed to improve. While the beginning UI options look pretty good, PUBG on Xbox One currently only offers low resolution textures and a…

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Toy Story 2 outrage: Are SEX dolls and vibrators ALIVE? Where’s the rabbit?

Is there anything more wholesome than Toy Story? Well… Toy Story 2 is back on UK television screens this afternoon. While the kids are enjoying all the innocent fun, from an adult point of view it could be a little Toy Story too, too much. To start with, consider the basic premise that all toys can come alive behind their unsuspecting owners’ backs. In a fair and equal world this must also mean the same for the poor old hidden away sex toys. In a story about prejudice and fairness,…

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Technology 

Microsoft Surface Phone CONFIRMED as code hidden in new app hints at FOLDING smartphone

Surface Phone rumours are back, thanks to a morsel of code buried in the latest version of Microsoft’s Whiteboard desktop app. Whispers of a premium smartphone designed by Panos Panay and the team behind the likes of the Surface Pro and Surface Laptop had died down following the demise of Windows 10 Mobile. Of course, Microsoft never confirmed it was building a flagship Windows 10 smartphone. However, a number of prominent figures had teased the development of a productivity-focused mobile phone. CEO Satya Nadella raised hopes amongst Microsoft fans earlier…

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Mozilla backpedals after Mr. Robot-Firefox misstep – CNET

It sounded like a good idea at Mozilla — promote computer security and privacy awareness using a tie-in with an online game from the popular Mr. Robot hacker TV series. But almost immediately, the plan started backfiring. On Wednesday, Firefox users started complaining that a cryptic extension had been installed in their browser with no explicit permission or explanation of what it does — only a description that read “MY REALITY IS DIFFERENT THAN YOURS.” People ripped into Mozilla in a Reddit discussion after one Firefox user fretted, “I have…

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Star Wars 8 The Last Jedi: Did you spot Rogue One director Gareth Edwards’ cameo?

In recent years famous Star Wars fans have managed to bag themselves small blink-and-you’ll-miss it roles in the latest films. While James Bond star Daniel Craig has played a stormtrooper alongside Tom Hardy, Prince William and Prince Harry, the directors have been appearing in each other’s movies. The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson was seen in the firing chamber of the Death Star in Gareth Edwards’ Rogue One and has now returned the favour. In The Last Jedi’s final act on Crait, Edwards is seen preparing to defend the Resistance’s…

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Technology 

Apple has hidden a secret Christmas feature on your iPhone, here’s how to find it

Apple has hidden a festive Easter egg inside the App Store app on iOS. Ahead of Christmas, iPhone and iPad owners can trigger snowfall on their device within the digital store. Simply head to the Ap Store, then hit the search icon in the bottom left-hand corner. Tap to the bar at the top of the screen to kickstart a new search and type in “let it snow”. You should see snow start to fall across the screen. Shaking the iPhone or iPad will agitate the snowflakes, like an iOS-powered…

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Microsoft Surface Phone CONFIRMED: Code hidden in new app hints at foldable smartphone

Surface Phone rumours are back, thanks to a morsel of code buried in the latest version of Microsoft’s Whiteboard desktop app. Whispers of a premium smartphone designed by Panos Panay and the team behind the likes of the Surface Pro and Surface Laptop had died down following the demise of Windows 10 Mobile. Of course, Microsoft never confirmed it was building a flagship Windows 10 smartphone. However, a number of prominent figures had teased the development of a productivity-focused mobile phone. CEO Satya Nadella raised hopes amongst Microsoft fans earlier…

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Star Wars 8: Backlash over The Last Jedi’s twists misses the point – here’s why (SPOILERS)

Warning: spoilers for The Last Jedi lie ahead, so read no further if you’ve yet to see the film. Two years after JJ Abrams introduced us to a new raft of characters in 2015’s The Force Awakens, we finally have answers to some of the big questions the die-hard fans have been asking ever since. Who are Rey’s parents? And what is the truth behind Supreme Leader Snoke? Both questions were addressed so nonchalantly in the new film that it’s almost as if Rian Johnson was deliberately trolling us: after…

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Science 

'All Dogs Can Smell Marijuana, But Only A Few Of Them Are Snitches'

Separated from their cellphones, standing under running water often allows people’s minds to run free. More The shower isn’t just a place to sing. Separated from their cellphones, standing under running water often allows people’s minds to run free. Reddit has an entire “Shower Thoughts” subreddit dedicated to “the miniature epiphanies you have that highlight the oddities within the familiar.” In honor of those weird, wonderful and sometimes profound musings, here are 25 of the best posts from the last week: All dogs can smell marijuana, but only a few…

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PUBG Battlegrounds update: THIS simple trick boosts Xbox One performance

PUBG fans have discovered a way to give the performance a boost on Xbox One. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has drawn criticism for being rough around the edges on Xbox One. But some fans claim to have found a way to improve loading times and draw distances on Xbox One and Xbox One X. According to Reddit user kiwigreen69, turning off the Xbox One DVR features should make the game more stable. The Xbox One’s slow storage is believed to be responsible, as recording the last 30 seconds of gameplay puts a massive…

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