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Intel puts new 5G modem on hold after Apple snub

Intel puts new 5G modem on hold after Apple snub

Shrout stated in his report that "Upholding Qualcomm's request to prevent Apple from importing iPhones that use Intel modem technology could imperil next-gen technology". The new chip, the XMM 7...

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Samsung 2019 schedule: hold off on that Galaxy Note 9

Samsung 2019 schedule: hold off on that Galaxy Note 9

One of the issues with a bendable phone is the battery , which needs to be flexible enough to move with the handset. The report suggests that the Galaxy X will pack a large battery setup. Assum...

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The next iPhone might actually come in some interesting colors

The next iPhone might actually come in some interesting colors

The current iPhone X , at 5.8 inches, will receive an improvement in specs, while a new 6.5-inch OLED iPhone X Plus will retail for around $1000. As for the 6.1-inch LCD iPhone, it will launch at...

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Apps May Not Eavesdrop On You But They Record Screen Activities

Apps May Not Eavesdrop On You But They Record Screen Activities

The team also figured out which apps had permission to access the camera and microphone. The bad news is that a few of them may be recording your phone's screen. One app in particular sent quite a bit...

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Huawei is preparing its gaming smartphone

Huawei is preparing its gaming smartphone

Inside it, there is in-house Kirin 970 processor with Mali-G72 MP12 GPU and whopping 8GB of RAM . As you can see in the graph above, the P20 Pro ( Kirin 970) is pretty close to the OnePlus ...

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Google Cloud COO Diane Bryant is leaving after less than a year

Google Cloud COO Diane Bryant is leaving after less than a year

Bryant's departure from Google came at a time when Intel is searching for a new chief executive officer ( CEO ) after former Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigned in June for having an affair with t...

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Wikipedia Site Darkens Protesting Copyright Law In European Countries

Wikipedia Site Darkens Protesting Copyright Law In European Countries

Music legend McCartney as well as major music labels and film studios have lobbied politicians urging them to back the changes. That could mean snippets of news, but also things like memes, which crit...

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Microsoft’s upcoming low cost Surface clears FCC, could be nearing launch

Microsoft’s upcoming low cost Surface clears FCC, could be nearing launch

The company has been rumoured to be working on a budget Surface-branded device , and it appears to have finally passed through the US Federal Communication Commission this week. While the latest Sur...

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Shenmue I & II Release Date Set For August

Shenmue I & II Release Date Set For August

News regarding fan favorite Dreamcast franchise Shenmue has been hard to come by, whether for the anticipated third entry or details regarding the previously announced HD remakes of the first two ...

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Asus ZenFone 5Z to launch in India on July 4

Asus ZenFone 5Z to launch in India on July 4

This is the second phone from Asus to have launched in India this year, after the Zenfone Max Pro M1, which arrived in April. The 6GB RAM variant comes with 64GB / 128GB of internal storage an...

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Samsung phones are randomly sending photos to contacts

Samsung phones are randomly sending photos to contacts

Gizmodo writes that reports of this concerning issue have been posted to the official Samsung forums and to Reddit . "Last night around 2:30 a.m., my phone sent her my entire photo gallery ove...

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Dodge Challenger Redeye: the T Rex of muscle-cars

Dodge Challenger Redeye: the T Rex of muscle-cars

Want to move up to all-wheel drive? I'm glad it stuck around. For the folks out there, who will be content to not have a V8 heart in their Challenger, the Challenger SXT, SXT AWD, GT, and GT AWD all g...

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Facebook is Shutting Down Hello, tbh, and Moves Apps

Facebook is Shutting Down Hello, tbh, and Moves Apps

Next up is tbh , an anonymous social media app for teens in the USA and which the company bought only a year ago. Facebook has just consigned three mobile apps to the trash: Moves , Hello and t...

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Light is working on a smartphone with a 9 camera lens system

Light is working on a smartphone with a 9 camera lens system

It remains to be seen how these nine or five lens systems will be implemented and whether the smartphone's camera will deliver on the result, given it will require the kind of processor which can su...

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Google releases Beta 3 of Android P

Google releases Beta 3 of Android P

This feature will let users keep a tab of their smartphone usage. The Android maker has also released factory images and OTA zip files to help users manually install the fresh security patch on th...

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Comcast alerts Xfinity Mobile customers of increased video and hotspot restrictions

Comcast alerts Xfinity Mobile customers of increased video and hotspot restrictions

Ironically, those paying " by the gig " will still get full 4G speeds, which doesn't seem to fall in line with the company's reasoning of "saving you money". The service now defaults all video to 480p...

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 leaked renders show a familiar design

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 leaked renders show a familiar design

Samsung will formally introduce the Galaxy Note 9 during its Unpacked event on August 9, 2018. There could be an 8 GB RAM variant with 256 GB or 512 GB of internal storage. The smartphone is powered...

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Third-party developers able to scan Gmail accounts

Third-party developers able to scan Gmail accounts

Nearly exactly a year ago, Google promised to stop scanning your inbox to serve up ads in Gmail , but as the Journal's article details, executives of the vetted third-party companies claimed that t...

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Fortnite Playground Mode Still Isn't Ready

Fortnite Playground Mode Still Isn't Ready

Here's the latest from Epic Games, who reports: "We've completed our testing process for the improvements to our matchmaking services and are deploying servers that will bring back the Playground LTM....

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Samsung phones are sending photos to random contacts without permission

Samsung phones are sending photos to random contacts without permission

Samsung's logo is seen on a building during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, on February 25, 2018. Their owners say that Samsung Messages , the default texting app for Galaxy device...

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Facebook bug unblocked blocked users on 800,000 accounts

Facebook bug unblocked blocked users on 800,000 accounts

The bug was live from May 29th until June 5, the company says. Blocked users are also unable to send a friend request to the person who blocked them, while blocked friends are unfriended automaticall...

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HTC to lay off nearly a quarter of its workforce

HTC to lay off nearly a quarter of its workforce

HTC may have just about tried everything over the past few years to regain the relevance and profitability of a company once ranked among the world's top three smartphone vendors. 2018 hasn't bee...

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California Enacts Nation’s Strictest Data Privacy Law

California Enacts Nation’s Strictest Data Privacy Law

It was a remarkable sea change from a year ago when one of the authors of the new law, Assemblyman Ed Chau, a Democrat from Monterey Park, California, tried to pass a bill that would have required int...

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This Brilliant Case Packs Built-in Springs To Protect Your Phone From Falls

This Brilliant Case Packs Built-in Springs To Protect Your Phone From Falls

The active dampening (AD) phone case, patented by German student Philip Frenzel, is a slim alternative to bulky phone cases, but comes with a nifty trick . Frenzel is an engineer at Aalen University i...

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OnePlus announces 8GB OnePlus 6 Red, launching July 10

OnePlus announces 8GB OnePlus 6 Red, launching July 10

Last year, the Chinese manufacturer had introduced Lava Red edition for the OnePlus 5T smartphone. On Saturday we reported on a not-so-cryptic Tweet from OnePlus about the existence of a red v...

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Sane Trilogy's Second Bonus Level Available Now On PSN

Sane Trilogy's Second Bonus Level Available Now On PSN

Sane Trilogy early next month. The game launches with the Stormy Ascent level included - which was originally removed from Crash Bandicoot for being too hard. On top of all this though, N.Sane ...

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New Overwatch Hero Wrecking Ball Announced

New Overwatch Hero Wrecking Ball Announced

Genetically modified during his time on Horizon Lunar Colony , Hammond, granted increased intelligence and size, hitched his escape pod to Winston's ship. In addition to amusing strategies, Fissure a...

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A red OnePlus 6 is definitely coming on July 2

We could see a new variant of the OnePlus 6 offered to consumers as soon as July 2nd. But according to a new teaser from OnePlus, the phone will get a red variant which will be announced on July 2. R...

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Warner Bros. on Fallout-Westworld lawsuit: Doesn't look like anything to me

Warner Bros. on Fallout-Westworld lawsuit: Doesn't look like anything to me

Moreover, contrary to Bethesda's baseless accusation, Warner Bros .at no time "induced" Behaviour to use the Fallout Shelter code in Westworld . It's been a whirlwind month for Warner Bros . Th...

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NES Classic returns to stores today

NES Classic returns to stores today

Whether a casual fan of Mario and Zelda or a lifelong gamer dedicated to reviving 8-bit classics into the modern gaming era, the recent news that a new supply of NES Classics is about to hit the han...

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Microsoft plans to take on iPhone with folding dual screen Surface

Microsoft plans to take on iPhone with folding dual screen Surface

Previous patents and reports have told us Andromeda will be a foldable device, allowing it to morph in size depending on how it's being used. But because there's been so many rumours in the past y...

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WhatsApp administrators can now control participants' ability to send messages

WhatsApp administrators can now control participants' ability to send messages

Group Settings also has the Edit Group Info option that allows admins to controls whether all participants can edit the group's description or not. Aiming to take on encrypted messaging platform T...

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Full Monty Exposes Google Pixel 3 & XL

Full Monty Exposes Google Pixel 3 & XL

This corroborates a recent report from Bloomberg (below), which claimed that while the Pixel 3 XL will sport a notch, its smaller Pixel 3 won't receive the same treatment. Shutterbugs will be a bi...

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Apple Collecting Its Own Data To Rebuild Maps From Scratch

Apple Collecting Its Own Data To Rebuild Maps From Scratch

When it comes to navigation apps, there's no denying that Google Maps is king - but Apple is trying to change that. TechCrunch quoted Apple SVP Eddy Cue on the revamp, who said "Since we introduce...

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Judge Halves $500 Million Payout In Facebook ZeniMax Lawsuit

Judge Halves $500 Million Payout In Facebook ZeniMax Lawsuit

ZeniMax claimed it was responsible for key breakthroughs in the development of software and hardware for the headset, only to be betrayed when one of its star employees, John Carmack , joined with tw...

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