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Cortana on Xbox One will Allow Interaction through Headset, Microphone

Mike Nichols, Xbox marketing boss, said they don't have an exact number on how many users have it and how many don't. The Kinect, which was a huge part of the Xbox One when it was launched back in 2013, was actually required and came bundled with the console.

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Toyota touts Prius' fuel efficiency while Volkswagen lurches

More than two decades and over 8 million Toyota hybrid sales later, the all-new, no compromises 2016 Prius stands side by side with its sibling, the hydrogen powered Mirai, poised to change the game yet again. That's why Toyota rebuilt the Prius from the ground up, broadening the car's appeal by overhauling its design, improving performance, and adding personal touches both inside and out, under the developmental concept of "a beautiful car for a beautiful Earth".

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Google introduces two new smartphones, the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X

In Android 6.0 Google has added support for revoking permissions for individual apps, which means that you can block Facebook from using your tablet's mic or other apps from collection location info without your knowledge. Priced at $499, preorder is already available in the United States, Ireland , Japan, and the UK. Shipping starts in October 2015. Nexus 5X promises to have fast Android updates as well.

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Ontario First Canadian Province To Allow On-Road Autonomous Testing

Minister of Transport Steven Del Duca said "In the world of transportation, Ontario has the opportunity to show leadership on automated technology". "We are now going to be able to test these vehicles in real-life circumstances, take them on roads and highways", Duguid said. Ontario also announced that it is pledging additional funding for the Ontario Centres of Excellence Connected Vehicle/Automated Vehicle Program , which encourages collaboration between businesses and academic ...

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'Call of Duty: Black Ops III' introduces new storytelling approach

He believes most players will simply play through the campaign as intended, but the option is there for them if they want to tackle it in a different way. "It completely changes the way you play the game", he said.  "While it's a lovely sentiment on the idea of breaking Zombies out into its own separate game, we see that people move between all three modes", Blundell continued.

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Microsoft Wants You To Trade Up For Windows 10

Microsoft's Lumia 950 will have the still relatively new Windows 10 OS ready to go for its users, while those who will opt for the Galaxy S6 from Samsung will get to use the Android Lollipop 5.0 OS, with the possibility that the Marshmallow update could be coming soon.