• OnePlus 6T hands-on: first impressions

    OnePlus 6T hands-on: first impressions

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    Although the OnePlus 6T has suffered - or benefited from, depending on you look at it - multiple leaks to date, we're now getting some new and interesting information about the device from OnePlus's rescheduled hardware announcement. The phone comes with a 6.41-inch full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels ) AMOLED display, with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The cashback will be credited to the Amazon Pay account by November 6 and the free pair of Type-C Bullets earphones can be ordered separately with a ...
  • Apple to unveil new iPad Pro, MacBook Air this week

    Apple to unveil new iPad Pro, MacBook Air this week

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    Tomorrow Apple has yet another big product announcement, and this one is focused on the iPad . While the iPhone won over consumers, and the Watch is on a growing number of wrists, Apple is pushing content creation for its other major devices.
  • OnePlus 6T launch event

    OnePlus 6T launch event

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    As can be gathered from the pre-launch ad campaign and several reports before that, OnePlus is going to introduce the under-display fingerprint sensor with its next launch. Other features include Face Unlock, HDR, OIS, Panorama mode, and more. The mobile phone will come with 128GB storage as base storage. The tiny physical space will be occupied by the camera on top while companion sensors such as gyroscope and proximity sensor are likely incorporated under the screen.
  • The Red Dead Redemption 2 companion app can completely replace its HUD

    The Red Dead Redemption 2 companion app can completely replace its HUD

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    Spoiler - it apparently looks and plays best on Xbox One X . Red Dead Redemption 2 launches on 26 October for Xbox One and PS4. By now, you may have already pored over our written Red Dead Redemption 2 verdict , but just in case you haven't and you're scared of letters and words, we've rustled up a video review for you too.
  • Samsung's Snapdragon-powered 2-in-1 Galaxy Book 2 starts at $999

    Samsung's Snapdragon-powered 2-in-1 Galaxy Book 2 starts at $999

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    The Tab S4 naturally comes as a follow up to the Tab S3 that was introduced previous year. The Galaxy Tab S4 includes AKG-tuned speakers and Dolby Atmos sound as well as features a 10.5-inch Super AMOLED display . The Galaxy Tab S4 has an advanced security system. Later in November, it will also ship from Verizon and Sprint. Samsung appears to be focusing on a new full-screen display for its upcoming smartphones next year.
  • IPhone Xr Deal Launches at Sam's Club

    IPhone Xr Deal Launches at Sam's Club

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    Apple's iPhone XS and XS Max received rave reviews when they went on sale last month, praised for their improved cameras, better performance and longer battery life. The only serious drawback is the lower resolution LCD display, but other than that, nearly everything else is refined, updated, enhanced or completely new.
  • Google Pixel 3 XL teardown reveals Samsung screen, tons of glue

    Google Pixel 3 XL teardown reveals Samsung screen, tons of glue

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    Just like always, tech enthusiasts were casually excited for the Google Pixel 3 XL teardown . "We have temporarily removed it from Pixel 3 and are assessing where it will be implemented in the future ". While we did know that this chip is meant to make the new devices more secure, Google has now revealed details on exactly how the Titan M chip works in a new blog post .
  • Huawei unveils iPhone-challenging Mate 20 smartphones

    Huawei unveils iPhone-challenging Mate 20 smartphones

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    We are now just a few hours away from the official launch . More interestingly, they support nano-memory (NM) cards that are a proprietary Huawei technology. The new smartphone has three rear cameras , all co-engineered with camera brand Leica: a 16mm 20MP ultra-wide angle lens, a 40MP main lens and an 8MP telephoto lens.
  • Huawei Mate 20 Pro Launch

    Huawei Mate 20 Pro Launch

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    Like the Mate 20 Pro , it will be powered by the company's latest HiSilicon Kirin 980 processor and come with 8GB of RAM . Huawei will launch the new Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro at an event it is holding in London. Battery is also vastly improved, with the Pro offering up to 70% in 30 minutes via super charge and 58% in the same time for the normal Mate. The Mate 20 retains a fingerprint sensor on its rear, and keeps the 3.5mm headphone jack at the bottom as well.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - Blackout helicopter locations

    Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - Blackout helicopter locations

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    Anyway, until you get your hands on the game, you may as well take a look at this awesome piece of art. "This is a game that we plan to support for the long haul." . There's already a 15th map scheduled for November as a post-launch expansion, but it will be free for all players.When the game releases, you'll have access to Arsenal, Contraband, Firing Range, Frequency, Gridlock, Hacienda, Icebreaker, Jungle, Militia, Morocco, Payload, Seaside, Slums, and Summit.
  • Samsung Takes a Jab At Google Pixel 3 and Its Gigantic Notch

    Samsung Takes a Jab At Google Pixel 3 and Its Gigantic Notch

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    Google's integrated AI helps improve the Pixel 3 camera with a slew of new features. APKs for the local applications on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones are now springing up on the Internet. Limited adoption has reflected Google's hesitancy to go as wide and big in distributing and marketing the Pixel as Apple , which launched its last two iPhone line-ups in about 50 countries.
  • Google Launches a Pixel-Branded Premium Chromebook Tablet

    Google Launches a Pixel-Branded Premium Chromebook Tablet

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    The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL will be available for pre-order from October 11 and you can preorder them from online portals like Flipkart and Airtel's online store or from offline stores like Reliance Digital and Chroma. The Google Home Hub will apparently include a screen which will display useful information such as local weather and traffic. Some of the connectivity options on the Pixel Slate include two USB-C ports, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, keyboard connecting pins, Bluetooth ...
  • Facebook wants to put a camera in your living room

    Facebook wants to put a camera in your living room

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    As you might expect, its main objective is to connect you with other Facebook users via Messenger; say "Hey Portal " to start a video call. The device functions as a smart speaker similar to Amazon and Google's own smart home devices, but the Portal includes a camera amongst its features.
  • LG Electronics operating profit up 44.4 pct in Q3

    LG Electronics operating profit up 44.4 pct in Q3

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    Samsung expects to post operating profits of between KRW17.4 trillion and KRW17.6 trillion in the third quarter of 2018, up from KRW14.87 trillion in the prior quarter and KRW14.53 trillion a year ago. We'll have to wait until the fully fledged report for Q3 2018 gets released by Samsung in coming days to find out if the chip division is indeed performing so strongly.
  • Jokes and complaints as Trump sends 'presidential alert' to 225 million Americans

    Jokes and complaints as Trump sends 'presidential alert' to 225 million Americans

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    In addition to the Wireless Emergency Alert on your phone, you may see a warning displayed on television and broadcasted on radio at 2:20 p.m. EDT as part of EAS ( Emergency Alert System ) testing. "The Communications Act of 1934 established the authority for the President to use certain private sector communications systems for priority communications, such as sending alert and warning messages to the public, during national emergencies", FEMA wrote.
  • Microsoft Releases Windows 10 October 2018 Update

    Microsoft Releases Windows 10 October 2018 Update

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    The new Your Phone app for Windows 10 allows you to easily access your Android device's photos and texts from your computer. That's not all for Windows-related gaming fun times, either, as Microsoft are also taking the opportunity to introduce a new-look Game Bar as well (which, if you've got it turned on, lets you record clips, screenshots and broadcast your game using Microsoft's various gaming tools).
  • Leaked Google Pixel 3 video shows possible features in action

    Leaked Google Pixel 3 video shows possible features in action

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    The Russian publication further goes on to claim that the new Pixel 3 has a "very good sensitivity and the best touch experience". We are not sure if that is the actual D-Day, but we are certain the launch is most likely to happen next month, as the company has already begun airing TV ads of the upcoming phone in India.
  • Have a cellphone? Expect a message from the feds this afternoon

    Have a cellphone? Expect a message from the feds this afternoon

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    It is the first test of the national wireless emergency system by FEMA . "No action is needed" and will display the header " Presidential Alert ". The EAS test message will be distributed through radio and television broadcasters, cable systems, satellite radio and television providers, and wireline video providers.
  • This is the OnePlus 6T

    This is the OnePlus 6T

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    Just like the OnePlus 6 , the upcoming OnePlus 6T will also lack IP certification. "We unlock our phones multiple times a day, and Screen Unlock reduces the number of steps to complete the action", further said a OnePlus engineer in a prior interview with CNET .
  • Apple's new iPhones aren't charging for some reason; bring on the Chargepocalypse!

    Apple's new iPhones aren't charging for some reason; bring on the Chargepocalypse!

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    Yes, there are obviously complaints over some issues floating around out there, some more serious than others. However, for this theory to make complete sense, it would affect all new iPhones across the board. When you are spending $1000 and more, you expect a premium smartphone and as this is an iPhone, you expect a good product from the Trillion dollar company.
  • New Galaxy A7 comes with more cameras

    New Galaxy A7 comes with more cameras

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    The battery is said to have 3,720 mAh capacity, but strangely enough, no fast-charging support. Samsung is expected to spill the beans at an event on 11 October, with the A7 likely making its first appearance in phone shops shortly after.
  • IPhone XS Max first impressions: It's big, but not too big

    IPhone XS Max first impressions: It's big, but not too big

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    Perhaps it is to keep things simple and usually, the amount of battery capacity doesn't necessary represent real world battery life. iPhones in generally are very power efficient considering they come with much smaller batteries than its Android rivals.
  • Samsung's New Galaxy Phone Has a Triple Camera Setup

    Samsung's New Galaxy Phone Has a Triple Camera Setup

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    A triple camera feature is a premium feature that goes well with Samsung's either "Note" or "S" line of phones, however, Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 is here and you will be pleasantly surprised what the phone has to offer. The phone uses an octa-core 2.2GHz CPU paired on an unnamed chipset and comes in three different memory configurations - 4GB/64GB, 4GB/128GB or 6GB/128GB.
  • Official iPhone XS, XS Max, XR Battery and RAM Details Revealed

    Official iPhone XS, XS Max, XR Battery and RAM Details Revealed

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    The iPhone XS is also more waterproof than the past models. This is especially true when it comes to battery size and RAM. According to listings on the regulatory agency's website , the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max both feature 4GB of RAM while the more affordable iPhone XR packs 3GB of RAM.
  • PlayStation Classic: Where to Pre-Order

    PlayStation Classic: Where to Pre-Order

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    The mini version will come with 20 retro titles, including Final Fantasy VII and Tekken 3 . They will all be games that featured on the original PS1 and they will be playable in their original format. The full line of games coming to the console will be announced later. With the announcement of the PlayStation Classic , it's going to be a race to lock down those pre-orders.
  • IPhone Xs and Xs Max review roundup

    IPhone Xs and Xs Max review roundup

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    One of the most striking characteristics of the new products from Apple - iPhone Xs, Max Xs and Xsr - was their price. The new iPhone XS comes packing a certain feature which may not have got the attention it deserves as it could be what helps artificial intelligence reach new heights.
  • IOS 12 is out now, might actually make your iPhone faster

    IOS 12 is out now, might actually make your iPhone faster

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    When you are ready to upgrade, first read " Get Ready for iOS 12 by Backing Up, Cleaning Up, and Updating Apps " (10 September 2018). iOS 12 varies in size by device: we've seen it range from 1.35 GB on a 10.5-inch iPad Pro to 2.26 GB on an iPhone 5s .
  • Fortnite Won’t Require Nintendo Switch Online Subscription

    Fortnite Won’t Require Nintendo Switch Online Subscription

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    That would bring the Nintendo Switch Online Service closer to parity with Sony's PlayStation Network, which similarly charges for online play except in the case of free-to-play games. Smartphone App: Use the app to voice chat with friends, connect with certain games for more content. It was a peanut butter and chocolate-esque pairing: The explosively popular " Fortnite " with the explosively popular Nintendo Switch console.
  • Meet Apple’s iPhone XS, XS Max, and iPhone XR

    Meet Apple’s iPhone XS, XS Max, and iPhone XR

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    Most of the new phones' performance improvements stem from the A12 Bionic processor. Another notable addition: Both the XS and XS Max support a dual-SIM card system, enabling multiple phone numbers and easier global travel. Color and other features are otherwise the same as those available with the iPhone Xs , safe for one key detail: Apple promised that the iPhone Xs Max will come with up to 90 minutes of additional battery life when compared to the iPhone X.
  • Nintendo Switch Online launches September 18 with one-week free trial

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    In addition, Nintendo Switch eShop maintenance has been announced. Will you be signing up for Switch Online once it debuts on September 18th? Nintendo's also teasing "20 NES games with added online play for the first time ever" as soon as the service debuts, but so far hasn't indicated which titles we'll be getting first.
  • Google will discontinue Inbox by March 2019

    Google will discontinue Inbox by March 2019

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    A "lighter" version of Gmail , Inbox app has some features that are not available on Gmail. Thankfully, Google will keep Inbox plugged in through March 2019, so you at least have a healthy amount of time to get reacquainted with Gmail ( Android , iOS ) - which has been busily incorporating and expanding upon a number of Inbox features, such as smart replies.
  • Tesla executives quit; CEO Elon Musk appears to smoke pot

    Tesla executives quit; CEO Elon Musk appears to smoke pot

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    He is not only chief executive of the 15-year-old company but also its chairman and largest shareholder. As a result of the departures and blunt hitting, Tesla's stock is tanking , but at least the segment produced some fun memes . The Tesla's chief accounting officer, Dave Morton , resigned Tuesday after only a month on the job. The chief executive abandoned that effort 17 days later, and in the process drew a subpoena from the Securities and Exchange Commission and a series of ...
  • Apple's 2018 iPhones: Naming, specs, price, launch and availability

    Apple's 2018 iPhones: Naming, specs, price, launch and availability

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    The largest local carrier, China Telecom , does nothing to dissuade these exclusivity rumors, as it just outed the teaser you see above, with what looks like an iPhone with a dual SIM tray. Apple has not launched a cheaper version of its iPhone since 2013's iPhone 5C , which took the guts of the previous generation iPhone 5 and placed them in a coloured plastic body.
  • High there: Reaction to Elon Musk smoking pot is snarky, blunt

    High there: Reaction to Elon Musk smoking pot is snarky, blunt

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    Not only did Musk not have any kind of written funding deal , many Tesla investors saw little upside in approving a deal that would reduce Tesla's transparency and the liquidity of Tesla stock. Chief Accounting Officer Dave Morton tendered his resignation this past Tuesday according to an 8K filing that was released early this morning before trading opened up.
  • Apple finds defect in iPhone 8, offers free repairs

    Apple finds defect in iPhone 8, offers free repairs

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    That might sound like a lot, but it's actually a remarkable achievement for the iPhone X , and shows that the depreciation isn't as bad as we might have imagined. It's been known to pull insane naming stunts from time to time, but usually Apple is fairly predictable. As per reports in BGR and 9to5Mac, Apple will scrap the "Plus" branding and instead adorn the 6.5-inch iPhone with the Pro moniker.
  • Trump, without evidence, accuses social media companies of election meddling

    Trump, without evidence, accuses social media companies of election meddling

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    The Twitter CEO will be facing the US Congress in another session separate from the hearing with Google and Facebook executives. But we are even more determined - and we will continue to fight back. Twitter denies that's happening. In prepared remarks released Tuesday by the Energy and Commerce Committee, Dorsey said his company "does not use political ideology to make any decisions, whether related to ranking content on our service or how we enforce our rules".