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OnePlus 5T premium smartphone with 6-inch display

For those who havent heard about Project Treble – it was announced several months ago as a feature of Android Oreo. OnePlus has confirmed, in its usual fashion via its own official forums , that the company won't be supporting Google's Project Treble for its current devices - this isn't just older phones like the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T , however, but also the new-ish OnePlus 5 and its brand new OnePlus 5T variant, both of which shipped with Android Nougat.

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Apple acquired developer Vrvana AR

Founded in 2006 on a shoestring budget of less than $2 million in Montréal, Canada, Vrvana's focus has been exclusively on its Totem mixed reality headset. The Totem holds a number of advantages over these systems, most notably in that it is able to overlay fully opaque, true-color animations on top of the real world rather than the ghost-like projections of other headsets which critically can not display the color black.

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Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp releases early (again)

As you might gather, the game puts you in charge of a camp site, rather than overseeing a whole village, but otherwise seems to work in the same way as the regular Animal Crossing games. Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp will be coming to mobile devices worldwide on 11/22! It's a laborious process but doesn't take long if you have a good Internet connection.

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Google tracks Android users, even if location feature is turned off

How this will differ from the information that is now presented to most Android device owners through the "My apps & games" tab remains to be seen. Google has reportedly confirmed that smartphones running its operating system, Android, have been collecting your location data unknowingly.

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OnePlus 5 to be discontinued, confirms Indian head Vikas Aggarwal

Being the last firmware update, Android 8.0 Oreo is pretty exciting and advanced for the new users. Now the company reportedly discontinued the manufacturing of its OnePlus 5 in order to dominate the newly launched OnePlus 5T . There is also a Face Unlock feature, which the company claims uses over 100 facial features identity points to unlock the smartphone in 0.4 seconds. It also brings new smart text selection feature with new quick settings design.

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Earth could face more heavy earthquakes in the year 2018

Roger Bilham ( University of Colorado at Boulder) and Rebecca Bendick ( University of Montana in Missoula) were initially looking to identify any trends within large-scale earthquakes that occurred since 1900. Earth's rotation, as with many things, is cyclical, slowing down by a few milliseconds per day then speeding up again. Until now, we only had six powerful earthquakes .