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IPhone XR available for pre-order from Friday

The iPhone XR will be available in South Africa on October 26 . The dual-SIM iPhone XR runs iOS 12, and sports a 6.1-inch (828x1792 pixels) LCD Liquid Retina display panel with a notch on top that houses the TrueDepth camera and Face ID technology.

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Google imposes Android app fees after huge Euro antitrust ruling

Google will have to allow smartphone manufacturers to ship Android devices in the EU without Google Chrome preinstalled, as a result of the massive Euro 4.34 billion fine imposed on the company by European Commission antitrust regulators in July this year.

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Nokia 3.1 Plus, Nokia 8110 4G Banana Phone Launched in India

Prices are listed at €159 (around $184 USD) for the 2GB / 16GB model and €179 (around $207 USD) for the 3GB / 32GB model. That's all for this guys and stay tuned for more update. Core performance has always been decent on these new Nokia phones thanks to the Android One experience which is there again on this phone. Powering the smartphone is a MediaTek Helio P22 SOC that powers the Redmi 6 , as well.

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Intel Announces First 9th-Generation Core Processors

The Core i7-9700K is an eight-core / 8-thread CPU , with a 3.6GHz base clock and 4.9GHz Turbo, with just 12MB of L3 (1.5MB per core) for $374, while the Core i5-9600K is a six-core / six-thread chip with a 3.7GHz base clock, 4.6GHz Turbo, and the same 12MB of L3 (1.5MB per core) for $295.

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Google shutting down Google

As for the possible data exposure, Google found a bug in an API that developers could use that exposed profile data for up to 500,000 people, even if you had marked it as private. "The consumer version of Google + now has low usage and engagement: 90 percent of Google + user sessions are less than five seconds ", Google admitted today.

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Jack Ma kills 1m US jobs promise, blaming US-China trade war

Ma had offered the company's e-commerce platform to help US businesses sell products to Asia, with the potential of creating up to 1 million American jobs, during a meeting with US President Donald Trump in New York City in January previous year.

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Amazon Announces a Gaggle of New, Next-Gen Echo Devices

Audio aside, it also integrates a temperature sensor so you can trigger routines based on how hot or cool your room is. The voice assistant, which started as the centerpiece to Amazon's Echo smart speaker line, now even has its own microwave , wall clock and device for the auto.

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From amps to microwaves, Amazon tipped to reveal more Alexa devices

Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant are the two most popular personal assistants in the market.The Alexa-powered Amazon Echo lineup of smart speakers and the Google Assistant-powered Google Home speakers dominate the smart speaker market .

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Nintendo Switch Will Launch New Online Service September 18

The base subscription is a monthly subscription of $3.99 Dollars a month followed by three months for $7.99, and a year for $19.99. To ensure that Save Data Cloud backups can not be used to unfairly affect online multiplayer rankings, the feature will not be enabled in Splatoon 2 .

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Apple Watch Series 4 Hands-On: A Seriously Stunning Screen

The iPhone XS and XS MAX feature a newly designed dual-camera system with new sensors on the backside. Despite the discounted option, Telsyte managing director Foad Fadaghi said Australian Apple fans were likely to accept the top iPhone XS Max's significantly higher cost this year , but warned that prices could not keep rising at their current rate.

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Lexus ES gets new side mirrors

Here in the USA, the technology has yet to be made legal, though vehicles are already being sold with video screens that replace the center rearview mirror. In addition to providing an expanded view and better visibility at night and in poor weather, these digital systems can help yield better fuel efficiency due to the more aerodynamic design of the camera setup.

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IPhone XS shows that Apple is now Tim Cook’s company

Apple's removal of the 3.5mm headphone jack has been considered a controversial and user-hostile decision beginning with the iPhone 7 , so it's no surprise the latest devices are also missing the port. Users who have an iPhone 6, 6S, 5S or SE can still install Apple's latest software update, iOS 12 , which is due to arrive on September 17th. The expensive XS and XS Max come in a surgical grade stainless steel with glass on both sides.

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Facebook, Twitter defend efforts to stop election meddling

Instead, a spokesperson for the committee said they may just leave a chair empty next to Sandberg and Dorsey. FILE PHOTO: Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Board, attends the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, January 18, 2017.

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IPhone Xs Max could be the name of Apple's best phone yet

The 5.8-inch iPhone XS and the 6.5-inch model, which is allegedly going to be called the iPhone XS Plus , can be seen with a Gold metallic frame body with a shiny Black back. With just a little over a week until Apple's event , the rumor mill is not slowing down. According to the research note, detailed by MacRumors , both premium iPhone models expected to be released this year will have storage options of 64GB, 256GB, and 512GB.

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Apple iPhone X 2018 series: Invite confirms September 12 launch

Purportedly dubbed the " iPhone XS", the phone appears in a gold finish featuring a 5.8-inch model mimicking the current iPhone X and a 6.5-inch model similar to the iPhone 8 Plus. "In addition, Apple is said to be releasing an affordable 6.1" version that uses an LCD screen which would come in a variety of body colours. As for the Apple Watch Series 4, early reports point to a new design that keeps the overall aesthetic the same but minimizes the bezel.

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Nvidia's Beefy New Graphics Card Will Cost £1099

What makes the RTX cards special is Nvidia's new Turing architecture, which can render light and shadow effects, or what's called "ray tracing", more realistically than other graphics cards. The products launching today include the RTX 2070, 2080 and 2080 Ti. All of this pieces are according to the website listing and the cards can be pre-ordered directly from NVIDIA over on the website.

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Samsung unveils new Galaxy Note 9 smartphone and its first smart speaker

Buying the device from Paytm Mall will also provide you with a Rs 6,000 cashback. Samsung's new smart speaker will compete with Amazon's strong lineup of Echo speakers and Apple's HomePods. The new phone will get some automatic photo editing and a stylus that can serve as a remote control. In fact, you don't even need to touch the S Pen to your phone to use it anymore.

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Google declares Android phones can have two notches at most

Basically, it's the new Coke of Android screens. Specifically, Google is limiting the number of notches - or "cutouts", as they're technically called - to two. In a Monday blog post advising Android developers how to deal with this new and questionable design choice, Google declared that two notches are the limit.

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Google to launch Pixel Stand charging dock with Pixel 3

The leaker, dr.guru, said they couldn't boot the phone because it had been remotely wiped by Google; however, the fastboot screen that came up indicated the device came with 4GB RAM and 64GB of onboard storage - similar to what's offered in the current-gen Pixel 2 XL .

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Sony IMX586 Smartphone Camera Sensor With 48 Effective Megapixels Resolution Launched

While its smartphones haven't exactly been earning awards in any category, Sony still has the smartphone market cornered when it comes to camera sensors. This means that in addition to low-light sensitivity, the IMX586 will deliver higher dynamic range (four times greater than conventional products, Sony claims).

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Samsung Galaxy J3 (2018), Galaxy J7 (2018) With HD Displays Launched

Galaxy A7 can not fight OnePlus 3T in pure specs, but it makes up in the features area: waterproofing, microSD card support and Always on display . The phone seeks attention with its infinity display , seamless performance along with good storage and design . The rear camera also features autofocus, faced detection, HDR, panorama, animated GIFs and Beauty Face.

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Gears Pop! are a thing from Funko and Microsoft

The Coalition revealed Gears of War 5 earlier today at Microsoft's E3 conference . Interestingly, Gears Tactics seems to be exclusive to the PC, with more details incoming at a later date. Microsoft says this will be the "biggest, most lovely Gears world ever created", and you can get your first glimpse of it in the reveal trailer below.

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Facebook bug set 14 million users’ sharing settings to public

Facebook hasn't released specifics on the amount of users and posts involved other than it being up to 14 million. In the meantime, Facebook has set any public posts from that period to users' previous default settings, meaning that even users who meant to make posts public will need to reset them to be globally accessible.

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Release Date, New Features And Compatible Devices

And when users turn on the Do Not Disturb feature in iOS 12 , they will be able to configure it so it blocks all of their notifications until they turn it off. Craig Federighi introduces a new feature of the latest iOS 12 mobile operating system that will allow users to set a limit on app usage (Picture: Getty Images)When will iOS 12 be coming out? Apple is also limiting what is called "fingerprinting", which is created to allow companies to follow certain device activity from ...

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Destiny 2's New Fall Expansion Called 'Forsaken,' Bungie Reveals Details In Livestream

Bungie had no intentions of waiting until next week's E3 trade show to share details regarding Destiny 2's next expansion . It started by showing a 10-minute ViDoc on the expansion which detailed numerous upcoming changes to Destiny 2 .

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Apple Has Been Blocking Telegram From Updating Its App Since April

Telegram and its faster counterpart, Telegram X, were briefly pulled from the App Store in February, with Apple citing "inappropriate content" for app's removal. "We believe we did the only possible thing, preserving the right of our users to privacy in a troubled country", Durov said earlier today. "Unfortunately, Apple didn't side with us".

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Apple launches iOS 11.4

You can watch the livestream on Apple's website . These details will be bundled into a menu of the Settings app in the new iOS version. In recent months, Apple Inc. That's especially important as Apple is preparing another big push for the wearable hardware later this year. ARKit 2.0 will enable users to game against each other in the same virtual environment, according to the report.

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Xiaomi Mi 8 with Snapdragon 845 chipset, 3D face unlock launched

The regular Mi 8 also face unlocking, but it uses a more commonplace IR camera with its own IR illuminator. The Mi 8 and Mi 8 SE will go on sale in China June 5 and June 8 respectively. The Mi 8 also is probably the first smartphone with dual Global Positioning System. The front-facing camera is a 20-megapixel shooter with f/2.0 aperture, 1.8-micron pixels and shoots Full HD videos.

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Parents of Parkland Victims Condemn ‘Active Shooter’ Video Game

The game, Active Shooter , came under fire (sorry) this week after a Seattle woman started a petition calling for its removal in the wake of ongoing school shootings . Despite the comment from Valve, Robinett is happy the game isn't available for purchase now. Steam's owner, Valve, said the game's publisher and developer had a bad history with the company, which led to its cancellation.

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Here's why Amazon Echo recorded a family's conversation

Alexa spying fears as Echo "records woman's private conversation then sends it to friend". The couple who did not wish to reveal their full identity spoke to KIRO7 on a first name basis. "He apologised like 15 times in a matter of 30 minutes and he said we really appreciate you bringing this to our attention, this is something we need to fix!" Amazon and Google say their speakers are created to record audio only when activated with a trigger word, such as "Alexa" or "Hey Google".

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Walmart buys 77% stake in Flipkart; RSS wing terms it 'back-door entry'

Sharma expects online grocery to be the fastest growing segment in the e-retail space, growing at a 65-70 per cent compounded average growth rate (CAGR) to touch $100-billion in revenues by fiscal 2020. In announcing the deal, Walmart warned its shareholders that the purchase would reduce its net income by at least $750 million this year and by more than double that amount next year.

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One of Waymo's self-driving minivans gets caught in a road crash

A Honda sedan driving eastbound on Chandler Boulevard near Chandler Fashion Center swerved to avoid another vehicle and struck a Waymo autonomous vehicle traveling in the opposite direction, according to police. & struck the Waymo vehicle, which was traveling at a slow speed and in autonomous mode. The operator sustained minor injuries in the collision. "This incident is still under investigation", the statement was given by the local police to the Techcrunch.

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People found a really easy way to make Siri curse

Ars Technica suggests the response may be rooted in the Oxford Dictionary definition of "mother", which includes "motherf--er" as a vulgar slang alternate definition for when "mother" is used as a shorthand for the curse. Apple didn't suddenly program Siri to speak in vulgarities. A amusing "Easter egg" surfaced over the weekend in which you can get Siri to curse.

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Fitbit and Google Team Up to Link User Data With Medical Records

The idea is to give patients and clinicians a more comprehensive view of patient's health to support more personalized care, according to a news release. In that case, HIPAA may not apply, but they will be subject to other laws, such as the FTC Act, he adds. There are more than 76 million Fitbit devices out there and more than 25 million active users in their community so helping millions of people get better healthcare through wearables is a big deal.

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IPhone SE 2 Without Earphone Jack, Face ID to Launch in May

These iPhones will definitely come with an expensive price tag. Apple fell for the third day after analysts at Morgan Stanley cut their forecasts for iPhone shipments, adding to concern about the tech giant's primary source of revenue ahead of quarterly earnings in May.

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Apple starts battery replacement program for some 13-inch MacBook Pros

Since Apple has not mentioned that the 13 and 15-inch MacBook Pro models with Touch Bar require servicing, it only means that the owners of the base model will need to go to their nearest Apple service outlet. It's a battery from hell year for Apple starting with the iPhone battery replacement offer . To check if your MacBook Pro is affected and needs to be replaced you can simply head on to this link and enter your serial number.

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BioShock Revival Rumored To Be Underway At New "Top-Secret" 2K Studio

The intel comes via Kotaku , where reporter Jason Schreier uncovered the development of a successor to Bioshock Infinite while researching an article about the development of Mafia III and studio Hangar 13. Take-Two is never one to be drawn on information regarding unannounced titles. The report doesn't indicate who's leading the game's development, but Ken Levine, the creative director on BioShock and BioShock Infinite , won't be involved: He pulled the plug on Irrational ...

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Mega Man X Legacy Collection Confirmed As Two Releases

There's also a Museum Mode included in the video, which also features vintage Mega Man X trailers. Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1 and 2 will release on PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One July 24 digitally for $19.99 each. And also explains the rise of the Mavericks and the drama that lead to Mega Man X as a series. Fans of the incredible music will enjoy full soundtrack for all four games, as well as brand-new tracks created just for this collection.

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Google's AI head boffin been poached by Apple

In March, technology site The Information detailed seven years of infighting within the Siri team at Apple , with multiple attempts to reorganise the basic technology that underpins the feature falling prey to internal politics which limited attempts to improve the overall product.

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Apple releases iOS 11.3 with battery improvements, new Animoji, and more

Did you find the latest iOS 11.3 update and its features interesting? The introduction of ARKit with iOS 11 put augmented reality into the hands of hundreds of millions of iPhone and iPad users, making iOS the world's biggest AR platform.