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Nokia 8 To Be Available In Copper Gold Color

Nokia and HMD Global are working on their first flagship smartphone that is expected to launch by the end of this month, although the date is not officially confirmed. This new device is expected to cost between €500-600 and to come in four colours - Blue, Steel, Gold/Blue and

Acer Launches Switch 3 And Switch 5 2-in-1 Devices

Back in April at a press event in New York City, Acer unveiled two new 2-in-1 devices called Switch 3 and Switch 5. The devices were expected to go on sale in Europe starting June, with prices starting at €1,099 and €499, respectively, but for unknown reasons they were delayed.

Destiny 2's Open Beta Extended By A Few Days

Bungie has decided to extend its Destiny 2 open beta by a few days. It was supposed to end on July 23, but now it's going to end on July 25 at 6 p.m. PT. With this extra time, "additional service testing" can be carried out by the company. Destiny 2 arrives in September.

China Trying To Predict Crime With AI

Using a combination of facial recognition and AI, China is trying to build systems that can reliably predict who will engage in criminal behavior. The Financial Times reports authorities have already begun testing the technology. China is already filled with security cameras.

Xbox One X Preorders Set To Begin Shortly

Xbox boss Phil Spencer says preorders for the Xbox One X will soon go live. Without giving an exact date, the executive said it "won't be too much longer" before people can place an order for the most powerful game console thus far. Microsoft revealed the console at E3 2017.

Telegram Gets Self-Destructing Photos, Videos

An update to secure messaging app Telegram has introduced self-destructing photos and videos to the platform. With the update, it's become the latest software maker to utilize features originally made popular by SnapChat. Media content shared in private chats can self-destruct.

Russia Moving To Ban VPNs

Like China, Russia is moving towards stricter internet regulations that would essentially ban VPNs and other proxy services. The State Duma passed a bill, with no opposition, that'd force internet providers in the country to block VPNs due to security concerns.