Emergency Location Service Announced for US Android Owners, Provides Better GPS Data to 911 Centers – Droid Life

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Should you ever need it, placing a call to 911 on your Android phone will now let responders on the other line know much more about your location. Announced today, Google is launching ELS (Emergency Location Service) in the US with RapidSOS, T-Mobile, and West in an effort to bring more accurate location to emergency call centers. ELS itself is not new ...

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Gets Online Mode This November

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Rockstar’s Red Dead Redemption 2 will finally be out next month. The game is going to have a core single player story but there’s also going to be an online mode for the massive open world of this title. The developer has provided some more details about the online mode for this game called Red Dead Online today. It’s going ...

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Nintendo Switch games just got a huge advantage for multi-console owners

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Yesterday, Nintendo Switch Online launched, bringing with it classic NES games and paid online multiplayer. One feature of Nintendo Switch Online (or, more specifically, firmware update 6.0.0) that wasn’t heavily advertised, however, is the ability to play games across multiple consoles. Realizing that you can play games across multiple consoles is definitely exciting, but of course, there are a few ...

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Magic: The Gathering — Arena launches open beta test September 27

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The granddaddy of them all is getting ready to let everyone in, as Wizards of the Coast announced today that Magic: The Gathering — Arena will launch its open beta phase on September 27. Card games are an important and growing market in video games worth $1.3 billion in 2017, research firm Superdata reports, and should hit $1.7 billion in 2019. Blizzard’s Hearthstone rules, making ...

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Why Animal Extinction Is Crippling Computer Science

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Dodos. Western black rhinoceros. Tasmanian tigers. Bennett’s seaweed. The list of extinct animal and plant species goes on and on. It’s a tragedy that’s only getting worse, we’re told, but honestly, I never cared that much. Recently, though, I’ve found myself sympathizing with those fighting against species extinction. The reason? I’m a computer scientist interested in algorithms. WIRED OPINION ABOUT ...

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Apple iPad Pro (2018): News and rumors

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The new iPhone XS, iPhone XR, and Apple Watch aren’t the last devices we’ll see from Apple in 2018. There are plenty of rumors about a new iPad coming this year too, and it may share some design similarities with the new phones. The post Apple iPad Pro (2018): News and rumors appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Pre-order the new Apple Watch Series 4 at Walmart and be among the first to get bragging rights

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Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Pre-order the Apple Watch Series 4.Image: RAYMOND WONG/MASHABLE By Rudie ObiasMashable Deals2018-09-19 08:00:00 UTC The new Apple Watch Series 4, which is now thinner and lighter than the previous model, hits shelves (both virtual and otherwise) on Friday, Sept. 21. And we’re here ...

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Google Home Hub Smart Display Makes First Appearance – Droid Life

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Rumors suggesting that Google would release its own Google Assistant-powered smart display first surfaced about a month ago. Today, we’re getting what sure appears to be our first look at the device, dubbed Google Home Hub. The device reportedly features a 7-inch touch display that is attached to a speaker outfitted with familiar Google Home-esque fabric that should be available ...

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Upcoming Oculus Connect Conference Will Be Streamed In Virtual Reality

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Oculus Connect is one of the biggest annual events of the virtual reality community conducted by the Facebook-owned company. The next one takes place in just about a week. Given that virtual reality is all about making you feel part of the experience without being there physically, it’s only fitting that the next Oculus Connect conference be streamed in virtual ...

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