Google Pixel 2 users reporting device heating and battery life issues after February update

Looks like the Pixel 2 February update has brought along some major issues. A lot of users, both at Reddit as well as Google’s own forums, are complaining about their units getting warm (even with normal usage) and battery draining comparatively faster. If you take a detailed look at these online communities, there are some users who say they aren’t facing any such issues, but their number is pretty small compared to those who are complaining. And many have confirmed these issues while the device is in safe mode, so the possibility of third-party apps being culprit is clearly ruled…

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All the best games on sale for iPhone and iPad right now – February 16th

Monster Hunter Freedom Unite on sale for iOS screenshot

Oh hi there, and welcome to our round-up of the best games that are currently on sale for iPhone and iPad. You thought I didn’t see you there, did you, skulking behind the bushes? Trust me though, the bushes aren’t where the best deals are. The best deals are right here.

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Alcatel to announce three new phones on February 24

Two alcatel phones, the 5 and the 3V, popped up on Amazon France last month, suggesting an upcoming launch. Today Alcatel USA confirmed their arrival along with a third smartphone – the alcatel 1X. All three devices will see the light of day on February 24 at MWC 2018. The company did not say much, but the image is revealing enough. The alcatel 5, as previously leaked images suggested, will have no bezels on the sides, a tiny one on the bottom and a regular forehead for what it looks like a dual camera setup. The alcatel 3V and the alcatel 1X are expected to impress in the…

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‘Where The Water Tastes Like Wine’ arrives on February 28th

Two years ago, a trailer dropped at The Game Awards that promised a story about stories. In Where the Water Tastes Like Wine, players would trek across a dusty America, meeting vagabonds and trading tales while folk music trailed in the background. W…
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Chrome’s ad blocker will go live February 15, here’s how it works

Cash For Apps: Make money with android app

In June of last year, Google revealed it was working on a built-in ad blocker for Chrome. But instead of outright blocking all ads, it would only block intrusive advertising, as defined by the Coalition for Better Ads. Pop-ups, animated or auto-playing ads, scroll-overs, and large banners are disallowed. Put simply, websites would have to play by the Coalition’s rules, or risk losing ad revenue from Chrome users.

In December, the company announced that the blocker would go into effect on February 15, which is tomorrow.

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