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Tech Mobile to Sell the OnePlus 6T in the US This Fall
Author: 0 Mobile to Sell the OnePlus 6T in the US This Fall

Meanwhile, the T-Mobile OnePlus 6T is supposedly going to work on the new 600Mhz spectrum band which ensures better coverage and faster speeds. Now, we are not sure how accurate this is, but rumors have pointed to a similar time-frame for the launch of the new OnePlus smartphone .

Tech Fortnite Update Version 1.72 Released To Fix PS4 Crashing Issue
Author: 0 Fortnite Update Version 1.72 Released To Fix PS4 Crashing Issue

Although Google has posted a unique warning to players that the game is unavailable on the platform, many have already fallen victim to fake apps. Fortnite could soon be coming to non-Samsung devices going from a recent Reddit post. The company has released Fortnite v5.21 patch that brings some significant improvements to the game.

Tech Teen hacks Apple systems and makes off with 90GB of data
Author: 0 Teen hacks Apple systems and makes off with 90GB of data

Following reports of the hacking incident, Apple issued a statement saying that no customer data was compromised from the repeated attacks on its network. According to The Age , Apple reported the teen to the FBI after detecting external access, and USA authorities then alerted Australian Federal Police, which obtained a warrant to raid the teen's family home past year.

Tech Liverpool refer Mohamed Salah to police over driving while on phone
Author: 0 Liverpool refer Mohamed Salah to police over driving while on phone

In the footage the Egyptian - wearing a red top - appears to use his mobile phone as he gazes down at the screen. A Liverpool spokesperson told the Liverpool Echo : " The club, after discussion with the player, have made Merseyside Police aware of the footage and the circumstances surrounding its capture ".

Tech 8-core Intel 9th generation processors launching on October 1
Author: 0 8-core Intel 9th generation processors launching on October 1

These are the Intel Core i9-9900K (8 core / 16 thread), Intel Core i7-9700K (8 core / 8 thread), and Intel Core i5-9600K (8 core / 8 thread). The chip won't be cheap at around $450, but if you need Intel's best processors, the i9-9900K is one to consider.

Tech Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to be released on August 24
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to be released on August 24

It remembers things and is more conversational. You're looking at about $1,250 for the version with more storage and RAM. The move by operators to skip the premium Note 9 model comes after Samsung suffered lower-than-expected sales of its current flagship model, the S9.

Tech Samsung Electric profit growth slows
Author: 0 Samsung Electric profit growth slows

THE WORLD'S biggest smartphone maker has apparently "spoiled" some of its own forthcoming announcement overnight, as Samsung revealed video and details about two new tablet computers. Sales of Galaxy S9 and other flagship smartphones declined, while it had to spend more marketing expenses to promote smartphones. The company also claimed that intensified global competition affected its performance.

Tech New Google Pixel 3 XL images and specs leaked online
Author: 0 New Google Pixel 3 XL images and specs leaked online

A "Pixel Stand" peripheral has also been leaked , which may serve as a wireless charging dock . A fresh leak purports to show the upcoming Google Pixel 3 XL smartphone that could lure iPhone owners away from their next upgrade come September.

Tech Samsung starts teasing Galaxy Note9 ahead of August 9 event
Author: 0 Samsung starts teasing Galaxy Note9 ahead of August 9 event

However, an interesting new report from GamingBolt (as well as from XDA ) suggests that the game is finally coming to Android format - but not quite in the way that you'd expect. Now, earlier today, we spoke about Nintendo and Samsung . We do, however, know the date of the phone's big announcement at the Samsung Unpacked 2018 event.

Tech Sony reveals world's highest-resolution phone-camera image sensor
Author: 0 Sony reveals world's highest-resolution phone-camera image sensor

The new image sensor claims to be the world's first 48MP smartphone camera, and it also features an industry-leading pixel size of 0.8μm. It's also worth noting that modern chipsets are so fast that they can double up, with oversampling or pixel binning from this Sony sensor and multiple exposure combination, producing computational images that are super-pure.

Tech Xiaomi Mi A2 Global Launch - All Features, Price, India Launch, Availability & More!
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi A2 Global Launch - All Features, Price, India Launch, Availability & More!

Xiaomi has just annouced two new devices - Mi A2 and Mi A2 Lite; both are running on Google sideline project Android One. The Mi A2 Lite is the toned down version of the Mi A2. The 5.84-inch screen is again a Full HD IPS display but with an aspect ratio of 19:9, i.e., a notched display . The new smartphones are expected to come with multiple options, including 3GB or 4GB RAM, and 32GB or 64GB of inbuilt storage.

Tech Uber driver streamed hidden camera videos on Twitch
Author: 0 Uber driver streamed hidden camera videos on Twitch

Louis, US, talked about his videos in an interview with The St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Friday . Nearly all have been streamed to his channel on the live video website Twitch, where he goes by the username "JustSmurf". Alexandra LaManna, a spokesperson for Lyft, said, "The safety and comfort of the Lyft community is our top priority, and we have deactivated this driver".

Tech Goodwood Festival of Speed 2018 - Thursday Highlights
Author: 0 Goodwood Festival of Speed 2018 - Thursday Highlights

Drifting phenom, energy drink enthusiast and well-documented nice guy Vaughn Gittin Jr. teamed up with the Goodwood Festival of Speed to build and auction off a special 700-horsepower Ford Mustang for charity. But this is not the same as a road auto that steers autonomously based on detecting road markings and other vehicles. "Robocar is an ambassador for the future technologies we will see on our roads and we hope that inspirational stunts like this will change public perceptions of ...

Tech Brett Kavanaugh female law clerks say judge an advocate for women
Author: 0 Brett Kavanaugh female law clerks say judge an advocate for women

McConnell compared the Democrats' quick targeting of Kavanaugh to their targeting and successful blocking of Judge Robert Bork, who President Reagan nominated to the Supreme Court. Kavanaugh now serves as a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and previously worked under Ken Starr and in President George W. Bush's administration.

Tech Apple rumoured to be releasing a linewide hardware refresh this year
Author: 0 Apple rumoured to be releasing a linewide hardware refresh this year

In India, Apple will be pricing the 13-inch MacBook Pro and the 15-inch MacBook Pro at Rs 149,990 and Rs 199,990 respectively. And that's only if you elect one of Intel's eight-generation i5 or i7 processors. According to a new investor's note shared this morning by reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, refreshes are expected for the iPhone , iPad , Mac mini , MacBook Pro , iMac , and Apple Watch .

Tech Fortnite’s Playground mode is going dark - for now
Author: 0 Fortnite’s Playground mode is going dark - for now

Fortnite Playground mode at last launched properly earlier this week after teething problems with the LTM. Epic has alluded to this possibility before when it expressed interest in making Playground a permanent part of the game, as opposed to the Limited-Time Mode that it is right now.

Tech 800,000 Facebook users blocked people who saw their posts anyhow
Author: 0 800,000 Facebook users blocked people who saw their posts anyhow

And those people may have been able to contact people on Facebook Messenger who'd blocked them, potentially leading to harassment. "We'd like to apologize and explain what happened". ANOTHER FACEBOOK FOIBLE has reared its head, this time in the form of a big that quietly unblocked blocked users so they could see the content and posts from their, er, blockers.

Tech Uncharted Creator Amy Hennig Sets Up New Indie Studio
Author: 0 Uncharted Creator Amy Hennig Sets Up New Indie Studio

I'm hoping to bring some people on board'. But we were unsure of what Hennig's status became after this shakeup. But EA shut down Visceral in October 2017, moving development of the still-shadowy Star Wars game to EA Vancouver . The Vancouver studio is working on something pretty different. "I just started my own small little studio and am consulting with some people". The untitled " Star Wars " game was originally announced by EA in 2016 and was supposed to be released during the ...

Tech OnePlus promises 2 years of software updates for all phones
Author: 0 OnePlus promises 2 years of software updates for all phones

The models which have been finalised to receive these facilities aren't just the latest OnePlus 6 models but the company will be taking care of phones starting from the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T and it applies to all the higher spec versions in the range.

Tech Epic Games Aims to Re-Release ‘Fortnite’ Playground Mode ASAP
Author: 0 Epic Games Aims to Re-Release ‘Fortnite’ Playground Mode ASAP

The Playground is basically what it sounds like, a sandbox mode where players can get their bearings by playing around in the world of " Fortnite ", without competing in any matches. With Fortnite's fifth season just around the corner , players are no doubt eagerly anticipating news on what form it might take. "Show us your creativity in the new Playground LTM as you drop onto the island with up to 3 friends".

Tech USA court backs states over web sales tax
Author: 0 USA court backs states over web sales tax

Online shopping may soon be a little more expensive. Forty-five of the 50 states have sales taxes . "It's exciting to have it overturned, but it's disappointing to not have a law in place". The retailers refused to collect sales tax - citing a 1992 law that prohibited states from collecting sales tax from retailers that did not have a "physical presence" in their state, such as a store, warehouse or sales representatives.

Tech Instagram launches mobile TV feature to compete with YouTube
Author: 0 Instagram launches mobile TV feature to compete with YouTube

Instagram says the new app will include features like being able to begin watching content from people you already follow on Instagram right when you launch the app. "It's mobile first , it's simple and it's high quality", shared Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom . The star, however, has said that she will continue to post her videos on YouTube and the new IGTV app, without showing her preference in any way for one over the other.

Author: 0 Instagram monthly active users reaches 1 billion for the first time

The company is also pitching the merits of the new hub to creators, citing longer permanent videos (instead of disappearing ones like Stories) and the ability to leverage Instagram's massive user base. Instagram , which Facebook bought for $1 billion six years ago, now has 1 billion users, up from 800 million nine months ago. That is what's already happening on YouTube, which has become the world's most popular video outlet since Google bought it for $1.76 billion USA almost 12 years ago.

Tech Oppo's new Find X phone has not one but three pop-up cameras
Author: 0 Oppo's new Find X phone has not one but three pop-up cameras

BBK Electronics, which also owns Vivo brand recently launched the Vivo Nex smartphone, which featured a 91.24% screen-to-body ratio which is the highest right now in a smartphone, but the crown will be taken by the Find X in a couple of days from now.

Tech IPhone users will soon be able to share location with 911
Author: 0 IPhone users will soon be able to share location with 911

The service, as you could have guessed from the emergency number mention, is for United States users only (Europe has its own 112 number), and works as a supplement to the current AML mapping dispatchers are used to. 'When every moment counts, these tools will help first responders reach our customers when they most need assistance'. The new iOS feature will be a lot more accurate, according to Apple, potentialy saving lives.

Tech Samsung Announces New Chromebook Plus V2
Author: 0 Samsung Announces New Chromebook Plus V2

This year's Chromebook Plus features a 12.2-inch screen with 1080p resolution, while the original model came with a 12.3-inch panel with 2,400 x 1,600 resolution. Since it is a Chromebook, it runs on Chrome OS, which comes loaded with lots of apps and access to Google Play Store. The V2 will be available June 24, the release said, and will be priced at $500-a $50 increase from the original Plus model, according to Engadget .

Tech Russian Federation crush Saudi Arabia in opener
Author: 0 Russian Federation crush Saudi Arabia in opener

Heavy defeats against Brazil and France in March set alarm bells ringing for Russian fans and their 1-1 draw against Turkey last Tuesday means they head into the World Cup without a victory in their last seven matches. The Saudis will face Uruguay on June 20 and then Egypt on June 25. Half an hour in the closing half both teams made replacements with Saudi Arabia switching Abdullah Otayf for Fahad Almuwallad and Russian Federation replaced Alexander Samedov with Daler Kuziaev.

Tech Vivo NEX, NEX S: The rivals of Oppo Find X
Author: 0 Vivo NEX, NEX S: The rivals of Oppo Find X

Are you a techie who knows how to write? The Vivo NEX carries a pricing of 3,898 Yuan (Rs. 41,200). We are calling it an "almost" bezel-less display as the phone does feature bezels on all sides. These phones support Dual SIM but do not have microSD card slot and hence internal storage can not be extended further. Missing from Vivo's details are the location of other sensors, like the light sensor that dims the display when you're in a dark environment, or turns the display off when ...

Tech Argentine Ref To Officiate World Cup Opening Game
Author: 0 Argentine Ref To Officiate World Cup Opening Game

The North American bid was in better shape to host the World Cup. The 2026 World Cup will have 48 teams playing a total of 80 games - 60 are planned in the US and 10 each in Canada and Mexico. Qatar, who will host in 4 years' time, will mark the first time the tournament is played during winter months because of the nation's high temperatures during summertime.

Tech Elder Scrolls: Blades Coming to iOS and Android This Fall
Author: 0 Elder Scrolls: Blades Coming to iOS and Android This Fall

One other key piece of info was missing as well, when is The Elder Scrolls VI coming out? This new Wolfenstein game will offer fully cooperative play, where two players can fight through the entire campaign together as the Blazkowicz sisters.

Tech Skyrim Very Special Edition is Real and Out for Amazon Echo
Author: 0 Skyrim Very Special Edition is Real and Out for Amazon Echo

And yes, some people love it so much they'll pretend that's what it is. But Bethesda have followed through on the joke, releasing a voice-activated edition of the game that's free to enable on Amazon . While playing Skyrim on any Echo or other Alexa-embedded devices you'll get to fight dragons, shout... err... shouts, "guard your knees against arrows", and "other epic things".

Author: 0 Gears 5 Screens Tell the Story of Kait Diaz's Start

Unfortunately, by mobile Microsoft meant Android and iOS only so the game won't make it to Windows Phone. Gears Tactics will also feature boss fights, and we even got a glimpse of a Brumak in the trailer. We'll be waiting a while longer to find out more, as Gears Pop won't be landing on iOS and Android until sometime next year. Past that, details are still light, but at the very least you can expect to see many of your favorite Gears of War characters as Funko Pop figurines.

Tech Anthem - release date and E3 2018 trailer
Author: 0 Anthem - release date and E3 2018 trailer

Otherwise, the game looks spectacular. But it's the inclusion of the UEFA Champions League that has us seriously excited. We'll have to see if the game can accomplish that sort of long life, but EA is doing what it can to ensure it is appealing before it launches.

Tech Xiaomi Redmi Y2 Launched in India with Starting Price of Rs. 9,999
Author: 0 Xiaomi Redmi Y2 Launched in India with Starting Price of Rs. 9,999

Apart from this, the Xiaomi Redmi Y2 is a great budget phone that just destroyed the recently launched Moto G6 Play (and even the Moto G6). Xiaomi has been among the select few Android OEM brands that offer extended software support to devices that are way past their update cycle.

Tech New Facebook privacy furor: What's at stake?
Author: 0 New Facebook privacy furor: What's at stake?

The newspaper said the unfettered access continued even after Facebook agreed with the Federal Trade Commission in 2011 to better protect data and only share it after getting users' express consent. So, for the last 10 years as a result of sharing access to personal information of users received at least sixty companies, including Apple, Amazon , BlackBerry, Microsoft , Samsung .

Tech Hitman 2 is coming this November and it won't be episodic
Author: 0 Hitman 2 is coming this November and it won't be episodic

Warner Bros . Interactive Entertainment and independent game developer , IO Interactive, today announced Hitman 2 , the follow-up to the acclaimed global video game, Hitman , with a brand-new trailer. The Silver and Gold editions include some additional add-ons. For those wannabe assassins who fancy some physical swag, you'll get everything from the Hitman 2 Collector's Edition bundled into an Agent 47-style guncase, a bullet keyring, rubber duck (yes, really!) and a signature coin.

Tech ASUS ROG Phone Has Been Developed For Mobile Gamers
Author: 0 ASUS ROG Phone Has Been Developed For Mobile Gamers

It essentially means that games can play at 90 frames-per-second (fps), which is visibly smoother than 60 fps. The smartphone has scored 304183 in AnTuTu and is way ahead of the Xiaomi BlackShark, Samsung Galaxy S9 +, iPhone X and Razer Phone .

Tech Download macOS Mojave Wallpapers From Here
Author: 0 Download macOS Mojave Wallpapers From Here

Those who have an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch model (iOS 10 or above) or a Mac computer ( macOS Sierra 10.12 or above) with Safari installed can watch the WWDC 2018 keynote live stream on the official website. This is not a major surprise, but it is good news for users that want new features without upgrading to new hardware. A macOS desktop can get cluttered very soon and the new Stack feature will help users sort that out.

Tech ‘Sure looks like Zuckerberg lied to Congress’: Democrat on Facebook report
Author: 0 ‘Sure looks like Zuckerberg lied to Congress’: Democrat on Facebook report

From there, the BlackBerry Hub could access information from 556 of the user's friends; including relationship status, political leanings, and events . According to the Times , however, an exemption was given to the device makers and they reportedly kept the access to the data. In April, multiple committees on Capitol Hill had peppered him with questions about Facebook's dealings with Cambridge Analytica .

Tech Apple watchOS 5 Adds Walkie-Talkie Feature, Activity Sharing, & More
Author: 0 Apple watchOS 5 Adds Walkie-Talkie Feature, Activity Sharing, & More

Apple has unveiled watchOS 5 and the new features it will offer, not the least of which are new fitness features . There are now Competitions that let you challenge friends to up to seven-day rivalries within the Activity app. Likewise, there are enhanced notifications from third-party apps. A fun way to quickly get in touch with friends and family, this new watch-to-watch connection can be activated between any compatible Apple Watch users around the world over Wi-Fi or cellular.

Tech DxO details stellar Xiaomi Mi 8 photography score
Author: 0 DxO details stellar Xiaomi Mi 8 photography score

Never has Xiaomi announced three different versions but as there is a first time of everything, the company has unveiled the Mi 8 , Mi 8 SE and the Mi 8 Explorer Edition . The Mi 8 "is the first ever smartphone in the world to use pressure-sensitive in-display fingerprint technology, meaning it has a dedicated pressure sensor that activates unlocking more quickly".

Tech China, US reportedly near resolution to ZTE dispute
Author: 0 China, US reportedly near resolution to ZTE dispute

When the gloves came off recently, with the United States unilaterally announcing tariffs on US$50-billion worth of Chinese imports followed by another US$100-billion, Beijing reacted swiftly with similar countermeasures. Ross seemed surprised last week at Trump's demand to reopen a case settled only weeks earlier, and resistant to treat ZTE's fate as a bargaining chip on trade rather than a straightforward enforcement matter.