India Leads in Content Restriction on Facebook

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Facebook has released its third transparency report. Of the 83 countries listed on the report, India leads the list. 4,960 pieces of content were restricted in India between January and June of 2014. Pakistan and Turkey come in second and third with 1,893 and 1,773 pieces of content restricted, respectively, in the same time frame.

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Doctor Who Christmas Special Preview

BBC Children in Need has released an exclusive preview of the 2014 Doctor Who Christmas Special.

Clara finds Santa Claus (played by Nick Frost) and his two helpers, whom she thinks is just a fairy tale, on her roof, when the Doctor appears and tells Clara to get in the TARDIS. But it seems that the Doctor and Santa are old acquaintances and more sinister plots are underfoot.

BBC’s Children in Need is the BBC’s UK charity working for the disabled children and young people of the UK.

New Pokémon ORAS Trailer Hints at World Destruction

The new trailer for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire released on November 13 by The Official Pokémon Channel shows a huge asteroid, more than six miles in diameter, on a collision course with the planet.

The trailer introduces a new story involving the Hoenn region — Delta Episode. In this new addition, the player will have to travel to the Hoenn region to save it from the impending collision.

The Delta Episode is a new addition to the original Ruby and Sapphire versions of the game. In this episode, players will learn the history of Hoenn region, as far as 3000 years in the past. And discover the connection between the events that took place 3000 years ago to the asteroid approaching Hoenn. The episode also promises a sky battle between Deoxys and Mega Rayquaza.

A new mysterious character will also be introduced in the Delta Episode called Zinnia who “bears a certain destiny“.

Also, according to the trailer, when the player has caught Regirock, Registeel and Regice, they will be able to “awaken a powerful legend”, Regigigas. This new legendary pokémon will be one of the “even more legendary pokémons” that will “appear in mirage spots”.

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire will available for Nintendo 3DS on November 21, 2014.

Atlantis Season 2 Premiere: Death and War

IGN has released an exclusive, first two minutes of the season premiere of the second season of BBC One’s Atlantis.

A New Dawn: Part One resumes one year after the events of season 1. King Minos is dead and his daughter Ariadne (Aiysha Hart) is now the queen, and the rivalry between her and Pasiphae (Sarah Parish), her step-mother and major adversary all through season 1, has reached new depths.

In the clip, we see Ariadne watching over her father’s funeral from a palace window while Jason (Jack Donnelly) and Hercules (Mark Addy) are present in the courtyard with other fellow mourners. As Ariadne is mourning her father’s death, word comes to her that  has waged war against Atlantis. What follows is a brutal and bloody war.

Robert Emms (Pythagoras), Juliet Stevenson (The Oracle) and Jemima Rooper (Medusa) will also  be returning to the series while new additions include Vincent Regan as Dion and Amy Manson as Medea.

Atlantis: Season 2 is premiering on BBC One and BBC America on November 15.

Call of Duty Voted Best Game Series by Guinness Book of World Records

In a recent online poll, Activision’s first-person shooter Call of Duty franchise has been voted as the best video game series ever. Call of Duty beat other games like Halo, Grand Theft Auto, Pokémon, and Legend of Zelda to be named the best ever video game series by Guinness World Records.

The poll was conducted as part of the release of Guinness World Records 2015 Gamer’s Edition.  As Craig Glenday, Editor-in-Chief at the Guinness World Records told The Independent, more than 5000 gamers from 140 countries were polled about their favorite video games.

This news comes right after the release of the latest entry in the COD franchise, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, which features Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey.

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How to Root the Google Nexus 9 & Unlock Bootloader

Finally here’s an update from XDA TV, droidmodd3rx explains you how easily you can root the Google Nexus 9 and unlock the bootloader. The new Nexus 9 has now started to make its way to people’s hand and it some might be looking forward on rooting their this hot device.

The video takes you through a way of gaining root access on Nexus 9 using tools available from XDA Developer Forums. The steps are not so tough. Go and watch the video and learn to unlock the bootloader as well.

via xdadevelopers

Android Lollipop: Unofficial Ports for Nexus, Xperia Z & Galaxy S3

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Google has recently released the latest version of Android i.e Android Lollipop. And if you just can’t wait for the official updates of Lollipop for your smartphone then you might want to use these unofficial ported versions.

While exploring through XDA-Developers forums, we’ve come across some unofficial ports of Android 5.0 for Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7 (both 2012 and 2013), Sony Xperia Z, Samsung Galaxy S3 and Samsung Galaxy Nexus.

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge [Review & Specifications]

As the name suggests, the new Samsung Galaxy Note Edge has a screen that wraps around one of its edges. It can be considered as one of a kind, attractive and premium handset from Samsung.

There are some other curved-screen phones, but the Galaxy Note Edge’s “edge” screen is actually a secondary display which you can control from the main screen. The secondary screen can be used for quick access to apps, notifications, stocks, weather, sports updates etc.

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