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Aimed at the young and trendy, these new Huawei Nova smartphones should offer affordable options for those wanting a gaming cameraphone as Huawei gears up for its next batch of Kirin 980 flagships in the coming months. However, the Apple iPhone X with the huge notch has led the way for the world with smartphones with notch displays . Expected out in other countries soon, the 6.3-incher embraces the notch to achieve an extra-tall 19.5:9 aspect ratio, also supporting facial recognition in ...
  • Google Assistant can now help you keep track of your day

    Google Assistant can now help you keep track of your day

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    When you open the Google Assistant app on your phone, you will receive proactive suggestions and personalized information based on time, location, and your recent interactions with the Assistant. It shows you upcoming details like your commute, schedule, flights, recent shipments to keep an eye out for, bills, and a bunch information aimed at making your life easier.
  • Fortnite content update 5.0 adds two new machine guns

    Fortnite content update 5.0 adds two new machine guns

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    Hop in an ATK (All Terrain Kart) with your squad and uncover all new mysteries and locations. There's no telling if the Tactical SMG will ever return to the game , but for now, you'll have to do without. Sad news for fans of the tactical SMG and also me because this article I wrote is now completely irrelevant: the tactical SMG has been vaulted and is no longer available.
  • Roku Launches Wireless Speakers for Roku TVs

    Roku Launches Wireless Speakers for Roku TVs

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    The Roku TV Wireless Speaker bundle - initially to be available to order only via roku.com - includes two speakers, a new Roku TV Voice Remote, the Roku Touch tabletop remote, two power cables, and four AAA batteries. There's also a press-and-hold talk button that lets you speak commands to your TV, even if you're not in front of it. If you're looking for a TV to mount on your wall and don't want to mess around with plugging in a bunch of different boxes, a Roku TV is a great option ...
  • World of Warcraft becomes anti-Guild Wars with subscription only play

    World of Warcraft becomes anti-Guild Wars with subscription only play

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    Check out the World of Warcraft page on the Blizzard Shop for more information. Since its release in November, 2004, World of Warcraft has had six expansions with the seventh one coming next month. Oh, and the $80 Digital Deluxe Edition. Not only do the expansions add hundreds of hours worth of content to the game, but trying to buy them all is murder on the wallet.
  • Microsoft may be working on an Android-powered smartphone

    Microsoft may be working on an Android-powered smartphone

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    Windows Timeline is part of Project Rome - Microsoft's vision of turning the cloud into a device agnostic OS. "Today people work and play across multiple applications, platforms and devices and we want to make this easier and more seamless for our customers, so they can focus on what's important - creating and getting things done", Microsoft had explained a year ago.
  • Amazon Prime Day sales soar despite glitches

    Amazon Prime Day sales soar despite glitches

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    On Tuesday, workers at six Amazon warehouses in Germany walked out, joining those already taking industrial action in Spain and Poland . The issues weren't limited to shopping. According to data provided by Amazon , some of the best-selling products include the company's own Echo Dot device, Kindle Paperwhite, Huggies nappies and Finish dishwasher tablets.
  • Uber tests Beacon, Spotlight features in Toronto

    Uber tests Beacon, Spotlight features in Toronto

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    In light of that, Uber earlier today announced a new set of tools as part of a broader effort to make pickups more efficient for both riders and drivers. Ridesharing services like Uber have undeniably made getting around town easier, but there are unique circumstances when hailing a cab is decidedly more convenient.
  • NEXT Trailer Previews Multiplayer, Space Fleets & Much More - No Man's Sky Videos

    NEXT Trailer Previews Multiplayer, Space Fleets & Much More - No Man's Sky Videos

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    However, a series of regular updates to the game have brought No Man's Sky closer to becoming the experience that it probably should have been at the start. We can see that players can now explore planets with other players, doing so in a newly added third person mode. The multiplayer update allows you to fight against or with friends and strangers, and brings character customization so you can change your character's appearance.
  • Google hit with record-breaking $5 billion fine in Android antitrust case

    Google hit with record-breaking $5 billion fine in Android antitrust case

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    Margrethe Vestager , European commissioner for competition, said: 'Google has used Android as a vehicle to cement the dominance of its search engine. The penalty is almost double the previous record of 2.4 billion euros which the US tech company was ordered to pay a year ago over its online shopping search service.
  • Galaxy Watch release pegged for August 24 alongside the Galaxy Note 9

    Galaxy Watch release pegged for August 24 alongside the Galaxy Note 9

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    There is also the presence of the bright yellow S-pen which is likely to only be specific to this colour sku (note to Samsung: when choosing the review device to send us I would love a blue with yellow s-pen please). A poster leaked by Twitter user Ice Universe also recently showed the new colour combination , though it highlighted the new Galaxy Note model in Purple colour.
  • Facebook hires Google silicon bigwig, but why?

    Facebook hires Google silicon bigwig, but why?

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    As per the LinkedIn profile , Rabii head the team that is responsible for designing the chips for the Google's devices, and one of the innovations of the team is the Pixel Visual Core that is the first custom imaging chip of the Google which allows the 3 party applications such as Instagram to capture the HDR+ quality images.
  • Xiaomi Mi A2 Android One smartphone confirmed by the company's teaser

    Xiaomi Mi A2 Android One smartphone confirmed by the company's teaser

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    The smartphone is expected to run on Android One with the same 5.99-inch full HD+ display as seen on the Mi 6X . The setup will be the same as Xiaomi's Redmi Note 5, according to a GSMArena report . Rs 23,950, the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage variant is priced at PLN 1,399 which is approx. Coming to the camera department, the device will feature a dual camera setup at the back consisting of a 12MP primary camera with Sony IMX486 sensor, 1.25um pixel size, phase detection autofocus, ...
  • Google reveals most-used emoji; Apple rolls out mooncakes and bak choy

    Google reveals most-used emoji; Apple rolls out mooncakes and bak choy

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    Among them include even more hair options to reflect diversity - there are even emojis of bald people, male and female - as well as more expressive smiley faces. The "Party Popper" emoji is also the most popular emoji for Japan, the Netherlands and Norway. That makes something like iOS 12 .1 the most likely option.
  • Samsung unveils 8Gb LPDDR5 DRAM chip

    Samsung unveils 8Gb LPDDR5 DRAM chip

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    The new 8Gb LPDDR5 DRAM is the latest addition to the company's premium DRAM lineup, which includes 10nm-class 16Gb GDDR6 DRAM and 16Gb DDR5 DRAM. This makes it up to 1.5 times faster than the LPDDR4X Samsung memory used in top-end phones today - which runs at 4,266Mb/s.
  • How To Make Spam Calls Automatically Go To Voicemail On Android

    How To Make Spam Calls Automatically Go To Voicemail On Android

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    The new features would work on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and above. Once the latest version of the Phone app is installed, just go to the settings menu and the Caller ID & Spam section. Are you turning on this feature? If the caller does leave a voicemail, you also won't get a notification, though you'll have the ability to view missed calls and voicemails that have been "filtered".
  • Uber Announces New Tools for Tricky Pickups

    Uber Announces New Tools for Tricky Pickups

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    Usually, meeting up with the driver is easy and you can be on your merry way. With the latest update, if you schedule a pickup for a certain time, you'll be guaranteed that a vehicle gets there on time. If they're not, you get a $10 credit toward a future ride. As usual, messages are read aloud to the driver so that they're not distracted from the road.
  • Moto E5 Play Android Go edition announced for Europe, Latin America

    Moto E5 Play Android Go edition announced for Europe, Latin America

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    While the Moto E5 Play has so far remained a U.S. exclusive handset, Motorola is now launching this device in the European and Latin American countries, with Android Oreo (Go Edition ) software . Besides, considering the regular E5 Play has 2 GB RAM, it wouldn't make sense for Motorola to put additional RAM in the scaled-down version. In terms of imaging, the G5 Play features an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with an LED flash.
  • Black Ops 4 multiplayer and Blackout beta release dates detailed

    Black Ops 4 multiplayer and Blackout beta release dates detailed

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    Formally announced last month , Blackout is, obviously, not the most original idea; but, Activision and Treyarch are taking steps to ensure it has its own unique Call of Duty flair. This multiplayer beta will offer Team Deathmatch, Domination, Hardpoint, and Search & Destroy, alongside the new objective-based game mode, Control .
  • Thanks to Fortnite, Unreal Engine Marketplace developers are getting a pay rise

    Thanks to Fortnite, Unreal Engine Marketplace developers are getting a pay rise

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    Some developers from within the Unreal Engine Marketplace community have also provided statements detailing their opinions on the revenue sharing changes. Unreal Engine 4 has seen an increase of more than one million users since March 2018. Even before Epic's generous change of heart, the UE Marketplace was seeing exponential growth, with active sellers climbing by 30 percent in the first half of 2018.
  • The new MacBook Pro

    The new MacBook Pro "butterfly" keyboard is likely designed for better durability

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    The new MacBook Pro (15-inch) comes with 6-core Intel Core i7 and Core i9 processors up to 2.9 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.8 GHz. The new notebooks also support up to 32 GB of RAM and include a True Tone display and Touch Bar. Those who didn't like the new MacBooks opted for 2016 and 2015 models instead and it appears that Apple is now gearing up to stop selling the 2015 MacBook Pro .
  • Chrome RAM Usage Has Increased Because Of Spectre Fixes

    Chrome RAM Usage Has Increased Because Of Spectre Fixes

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    Nevertheless, Google claims that each renderer process "is smaller, shorter-lived, and has less contention internally". Google has been testing Chrome site isolation since version 63, but has now decided the feature is ready for prime time to help mitigate Spectre attacks .
  • Aston Martin Cygnet is BACK

    Aston Martin Cygnet is BACK

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    With 333bhp extra on board, Aston Martin claims that the V8 Cygnet is capable of 0-62mph in 4.2 seconds - faster than the outgoing V8 Vantage S. While the 2011 Cygnet stayed mechanically true to the iQ, with its 97bhp 1.3-litre four-pot motor and front-wheel drive, the V8 Cygnet turns everything on its head.
  • Apple's 2018 MacBook Pro Keyboards Include Dust Blocking Membrane To Prevent Failures

    Apple's 2018 MacBook Pro Keyboards Include Dust Blocking Membrane To Prevent Failures

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    Apple announced a bunch of updated MacBook Pros with some additional GPU horsepower if needed, with the announcement of a team up with Blackmagic on a new external GPU. That fix program doesn't cover the new models, which is another sign that Apple is confident about the tweaked design. As mentioned, Apple has officially just said that the MacBook Pro keyboard is quieter now, but iFixit believes that's a cover-up.
  • Oppo Find X all set to launch in India today

    Oppo Find X all set to launch in India today

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    However, the biggest highlight of the OPPO Find X is its design. We will get to know about the India price today. The phone has a 6.42-inch AMOLED panel with a resolution of 1080×2340 pixels and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The grand launch felt nearly like a declaration to the world that they desired a piece of the pie now enjoyed by premium phone makers Apple and Samsung .
  • A full version of Photoshop is coming to iPad in 2019

    A full version of Photoshop is coming to iPad in 2019

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    Scott Belsky, Adobe's Creative Cloud product head, told Bloomberg that the company is working on "cross-platform iteration of Photoshop and other applications", but he declined to provide a timeline for their release. Windows users can now run Photoshop on select tablets like the Microsoft Surface. An iPad version of Illustrator is apparently also on its way, but it will come along later than Photoshop for iPad.
  • New road signs can detect mobile phones are being used in vehicles

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    In 2016, figures from the Department for Transport showed that drivers using mobile phones were involved in accidents which killed the equivalent of one person every 10 days in 2016. "We are glad to assist Norfolk County Council in promoting awareness about the dangers of mobile phone use in the auto". Iain Temperton, team manager for road safety at the county council, described the technology as "cutting-edge" and said it would be used an "educational tool" throughout Norfolk to tackle the ...
  • Telecom Commission says yes to net neutrality, clears new policy

    Telecom Commission says yes to net neutrality, clears new policy

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    They can not engage in practices such as blocking, slowing down or granting preferential speeds to any content. Sundararajan explained that according to India's rules on net neutrality, telecom or Internet service providers should be barred from signing pacts that can lead to discriminatory treatment based on content, sender, receiver, protocols or even equipment.
  • Sprint jacks up the price for two new unlimited data plans

    Sprint jacks up the price for two new unlimited data plans

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    You'll get 10GB of LTE data when you travel to Canada and Mexico, plus 15GB of LTE hotspot data . However, with the Unlimited Freedom plan making way for Unlimited Basic and Plus, that offer ends today (July 12). Sprint is hardly the first carrier to divvy up its unlimited plans into multiple tiers. Unlike Unlimited Freedom, however, Unlimited Basic only comes with 500MB of hotspot data per month rather than 5GB.
  • Microsoft Teams’ new free plan looks like a better deal than Slack’s

    Microsoft Teams’ new free plan looks like a better deal than Slack’s

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    Microsoft Teams has been gunning for a slice of Slack's user base ever since it was first announced , and today, Microsoft is looking to ramp up competition. You only get 5 GB of storage, 10 integrations, no guest accounts, and videos are limited to 1-on-1 sessions. The system is created to enable organizations to reach optimum communication and collaboration-from anywhere in the world.
  • Windows Server 2019 gets a new Insider build as 17709 is released

    Windows Server 2019 gets a new Insider build as 17709 is released

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    Windows Defender Application Guard (WDAG) has an updated user interface inside of the Windows Security section as of this release. The Notepad app on Microsoft Windows has been the operating system's forgotten stepchild for years, a largely forgotten tool that stands quietly in the corner as its siblings see regular polishes and improvements.
  • Owning an iPhone is a common indicator that you’re rich

    Owning an iPhone is a common indicator that you’re rich

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    The findings show a distinct difference in wealth indicators over the years. According to the National Bureau of Economic Research , owning an iPhone in the United States gave researchers a 69 percent chance of accurately predicting a high income- any wage in the top quartile.
  • Fortnite Worlds Collide: What Is the New Worlds Collide Event?

    Fortnite Worlds Collide: What Is the New Worlds Collide Event?

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    Patches have been released during Season 4 on Tuesdays, although there have been a few exceptions. What major changes will we see to the map and game for Season 5? We should know a lot more about what this all means on July 12, when the floodgates are set to open, but until then, it's very likely we'll just keep seeing things popping up around the world.
  • This Is the Galaxy Note 9's New S Pen

    This Is the Galaxy Note 9's New S Pen

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    That's because the invite and Twitter posting thereof showed a bright yellow S Pen . At the bottom, the phone is seen featuring a mono speaker grille, USB Type-C port and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The Polish market is tipped to receive the Galaxy Note 9 in three color options such as black, purple and blue. The device would sport a 6.4-inch AMOLED panel with an 18.5:9 ratio that goes with the trademarked "Infinity Display".
  • Apple's new MacBook Pros pack Coffee Lake CPUs, up to 32GB RAM

    Apple's new MacBook Pros pack Coffee Lake CPUs, up to 32GB RAM

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    In the case of the 13-inch MacBook Pro, there's now up to 8th generation Intel quad-core Core i5 and Core i7 processors to be had, and up to 16 GB of memory. The loud keyboard was one of the first things I noticed when I started using my 2016 MacBook Pro . Whether you're someone doing serious post-production work, want to make your MacBook VR ready, or simply just want to play games with the best rig available, this is a tremendous addition to Apple's portable Mac line.
  • Wimbledon wont budge on World Cup final clash, happy with phone viewing

    Wimbledon wont budge on World Cup final clash, happy with phone viewing

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    They claim that they've got brilliant Wifi and that all spectators are entitled to privately and quietly watch the World Cup final on their phones but that they will not be changing the start time of 2pm. With a smile on his face, he told a post-match press conference: "I'm more concerned the World Cup final will have issues because the Wimbledon final is going on".
  • Samsung planning white Galaxy Tab S4?

    Samsung planning white Galaxy Tab S4?

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    Of course, it's a good idea to take any leak and rumor with a pinch of salt, but we can't deny the fact that multiple sources are saying the same thing over and over - the Note 9 will look pretty similar , if not nearly identical, to the Galaxy Note 8 .
  • Xiaomi makes its IPO, watches shares plummet by almost 6%

    Xiaomi makes its IPO, watches shares plummet by almost 6%

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    It raised $4.72 billion from its IPO, making this the world's biggest new technology in four years. Xiaomi's IPO began on Monday in Hong Kong to a fairly slow start, with trade slipping more than 2%, sometimes dropping by 5.88%. Beijing-based Xiaomi is the first firm in Hong Kong to trade with a controversial dual-class structure since listing rules were overhauled to allow weighted voting rights for different sets of shareholders.
  • Digital Extremes Partners with Panic Button to Bring Warframe to Switch - Warframe

    Digital Extremes Partners with Panic Button to Bring Warframe to Switch - Warframe

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    The game will be released for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Windows PC on October 9th. In the intervening time, Nintendo has made a concerted effort to improve its outreach to independent developers . The PS4 has seen about 20 games released every week for the a year ago (including indie and major publisher titles) without the platform feeling too bloated.
  • 'IHOb' Is Already Back to Calling Itself IHOP Again

    'IHOb' Is Already Back to Calling Itself IHOP Again

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    The restaurant revealed Monday it was going back to IHOP , just in time to promote a pancake deal tied to IHOP's 60 birthday. "We'd never turn our back on pancakes (except for that time we faked it to promote our new burgers)", it read in part.
  • IOS 11.4.1 update improves Find My AirPods feature

    IOS 11.4.1 update improves Find My AirPods feature

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    If you want finalized software, iOS 11 .4.1 is the one you need, which Apple made available earlier this week . You can plug in a cable to charge the iPhone , but if you plug in any kind of accessory, it will be blocked. The toggle is off by default, and that's how you'll want it in order to use the feature. Done correctly, says Afonin, and the lock can be held off indefinitely, as long as the iPhone doesn't restart (or run out of juice).