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Fortnite PC Size Shrinks to Under 30GB With Version 14.40 Update, Down From 90GB

Fortnite on PC is now under 30GB in size, down from 90GB, thanks to the optimisations from Epic, the developer of the game. The team shared the development through a tweet on October 21 that mentions version 14.40 has been released. It also mentions that this patch will be larger than regular updates as it brings various optimisations to reduce the overall game size. In the era of games becoming insanely huge (Call of Duty: Modern Warfare now takes over 240GB), this comes as great news for PC gamers.

Fortnite, through its official Twitter handle, shared that the version 14.40 update will be live on October 21 and will be 27GB in size. This is larger than previous updates and there is good reason for it. The developers have shared that they have made optimisations to the game that will significantly reduce the total file size on PC. The

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Google Chrome Update for Windows, Mac, Linux Fixes Critical Zero-Day Bug

Google Chrome stable channel users are receiving an update that rings along multiple security fixes. Update v86.0.4240.111 includes a fix for zero-day vulnerability CVE-2020-15999 discovered by a member in Google’s Project Zero team. This new zero-day vulnerability is reported to be a memory bug in the FreeType font rendering library. This was spotted being abused by a threat actor. Chrome users are recommended to install this latest update by going into the Help section.

The tech giant has confirmed via a blog post that it has updated the Chrome stable channel to 86.0.4240.111 for Windows, Mac, and Linux users. This update will roll out for all users in the coming week. Chrome users can update to the latest version via the integrated update function inside the browser itself. Hit the three dots on the top right corner of the browser window and select Help > About Google Chrome. Here it

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Nokia 215 4G, Nokia 225 4G With VoLTE Calling, Wireless FM Radio Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Nokia 215 4G and Nokia 225 4G feature phones have been launched in India. The new Nokia phones support 4G VoLTE calling and come with wireless FM radio. The feature phones also include dedicated function keys and provide up to 24 days of standby time on a single charge. Nokia 225 4G also features a camera at the back to let users capture and share their memories on the go. Nokia 215 4G and Nokia 225 4G were originally launched in China earlier this month.

Nokia 215 4G, Nokia 225 4G price in India

Nokia 215 4G price in India has been set at Rs. 2,949, while Nokia 225 4G carries a price tag of Rs. 3,499. Nokia 215 4G comes in Black and Cyan Green colour options. In contrast, the Nokia 225 4G is offered in Black, Classic Blue, and Metallic Sand shades. Nokia 215 4G and Nokia 225

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LG G8X ThinQ Saw Over 1.75 Lakh Units Sold in Just 12 Hours of Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale

LG G8X ThinQ has seen a great response during the Flipkart Big Billion Days sale, the company claims. The South Korean electronics giant has announced that it recorded Rs. 350 crores revenue over the sale of the LG G8X ThinQ, in less than 12 hours of opening Flipkart sale. LG had introduced a massive price cut on the dual-display phone for the festive sale, alongside bank cashback and no-cost EMI options. The phone is also listed with additional exchange discount, making it extremely affordable during the Flipkart Big Billion Days sale.

The LG G8X ThinQ is currently listed at Rs. 21,990 on Flipkart, though at the beginning of the sale, the smartphone was priced as low as Rs. 19,990. Since the figure was achieved in the first 12 hours of the sale, we will take the lower price into account, and calculating from total revenue, the company sold over

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Google Trusted Contacts Officially Pulled From App Stores, Support to Stop After December 1

Google has officially pulled the plug on its Trusted Contacts app. First introduced in 2016, the app offered users a way to share their device activity status and location with selected contacts. It has now disappeared from both Google Play store and the Apple’s App Store. The tech giant will also stop support for the app starting December 1 this year. The move follows a series of measures that Google has taken recently to optimise its products and services. Trusted Contacts follows in the footsteps of Google’s two other location sharing apps — Google Latitude and Google+ Location Sharing — that were scrapped earlier.

Trusted Contacts was first inducted exclusively to Play Store for Android users. A year and some upgrades later, it was made available for iOS users via the App Store. By then, it was integrated with Google Maps and offered useful features like allowing a trusted contact

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