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Author: 0 Huawei "charges" Apple in release day troll

Each year, Apple CEO Tim Cook calls the next-generation iPhones the best ever made. With eight cores in the A12's neural processing unit (over its predecessor's two), the iPhone XS is theoretically capable of 5 trillion operations per second compared to the iPhone X's 600 billion operations per second, Apple claims.

Electronics Here's how much Apple's new iPhone range will cost in South Africa
Author: 0 Here's how much Apple's new iPhone range will cost in South Africa

Likewise, a 256GB XS is now 9,560 yuan while the 512GB model is 11,150 yuan, down 5.3% and 6.3% respectively. The iPhone X looks nearly identical to the newest stuff, so no one will really know. The iPhone XR is arriving in stores October 26. Developed nations including much of Europe, Australia, Japan and the UAE are among the countries where the iPhone is the most "affordable" for the average buyer as per the number of days of work needed.

Electronics Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 catches fire in woman's purse
Author: 0 Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 catches fire in woman's purse

She placed the phone in her purse, and shortly after she heard a whistling sound, followed by smoke coming out of her bag. She put the bag on the floor and tried to empty it, burning her fingers in the process, the suit alleges. However, responding to this incident the CEO Koh Dong-jin has said "The battery in the Galaxy Note 9 is safer than ever". Even if the affected Samsung customer has already filed a complaint: Of course, nothing has been proven, especially not a general ...

Electronics Apple's newest iPhone could have big screen, big price
Author: 0 Apple's newest iPhone could have big screen, big price

This is why we should stop expecting Apple to launch a cheap iPhone for the masses. The 5.8-inch iPhone XS is being termed as the true successor of the current iPhone X. A second phone with a 5.8-inch OLED display, likely called the iPhone Xs, would be similar to the iPhone X but with an improved processor. According to Bloomberg , which has previously reported on the laptop, it will have a much higher resolution 13-inch display than that found in the current MacBook Air models and ...

Electronics Analyst Suggests iPad Pro 3 Might Have USB-C Instead of Lightning
Author: 0 Analyst Suggests iPad Pro 3 Might Have USB-C Instead of Lightning

Apple is expected to launch an upgraded iPhone X this year, as well as a smaller and larger device. When it comes to the iPhone XC , Ben Gaskin tweeted some pictures on its profile showing some white, red, and blue prototypes. Although Apple still refuses to release sales figures for the Apple Watch , it's no secret that the device has become incredibly popular in recent years.

Electronics Elon smokes a joint as stocks slide
Author: 0 Elon smokes a joint as stocks slide

Shares were trading at about $360 and the bonds yielding about 7% before Mr. Musk's August 7 statement on Twitter that he had secured funding to take the company private at a price of $420 a share. Musk did not directly address the suit during the Rogan sit-down. Dartmouth College professor of corporate communication Paul Argenti said the latest controversy involving Mr Musk was not surprising.

Electronics Rumours on iPhone XS Max
Author: 0 Rumours on iPhone XS Max

Interestingly, Apple's event invite also features the same gold colour, thereby confirming that the iPhone will feature the new gold and black blend. The report also indicates that the prices will be similar to the Euro prices from a year ago for the iPhone 8 , iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X 2017.

Electronics What Sheryl Sandberg will tell Congress about Facebook and Russian Federation
Author: 0 What Sheryl Sandberg will tell Congress about Facebook and Russian Federation

Richard Burr (R-N.C.)] has noted, 'Nothing less than the integrity of our democratic institutions, processes and ideals is at stake.' We agree, and we are determined to meet this challenge". "We fixed it", Dorsey said. Republicans control both the House and Senate and the elections will decide whether they keep their majorities. The US attorney general, Jeff Sessions , has expressed a "growing concern" that social media companies may be "intentionally stifling the free exchange of ...

Electronics What We Think Apple Has In Store For the iPhone
Author: 0 What We Think Apple Has In Store For the iPhone

In a new research note shared today, Kuo argues that Fingerprint On Display, or FOD, technology will grow 500% in 2019 as Android phones continue to adopt the technology, but Kuo says Apple won't be embedding Touch ID in new iPhones next fall.

Electronics Twitter not based on ‘political ideology,’ CEO tells lawmakers
Author: 0 Twitter not based on ‘political ideology,’ CEO tells lawmakers

Jack Dorsey, chief executive of Twitter, also acknowledged his company's past failures. The hearing comes after Dan Coats, the Director of National Intelligence, said last month that Russian Federation has continued to attempt the kinds of online influence operations it allegedly ran on the social platforms to spread false information and sow divisiveness ahead of the 2016 USA presidential election .

Electronics Huawei P20, P20 Pro Sales Cross 10 Million, New Colour Options Launched
Author: 0 Huawei P20, P20 Pro Sales Cross 10 Million, New Colour Options Launched

At the end of Huawei's IFA event overnight, Consumer Business Group CEO Richard Yu also confirmed the Mate 20 will be unveiled in London on October 16th. We're looking forward to getting our hands on the first Kirin 980-powered device when it arrives this October. In addition, Kirin 980 utilises the Multi-pass noise reduction solution that accurately removes artefacts without scrubbing away image details, resulting in better quality on images taken in low-light scenarios.

Electronics Sony Xperia XZ3 now official with smaller bezels and 6-inch display
Author: 0 Sony Xperia XZ3 now official with smaller bezels and 6-inch display

Front Xperia XZ3 too similar to the Xperia XZ2 , but if you look closely, you can see a more thin frame around the display and rounded corners. The new phone uses Gorilla Glass 5 and, like other Sony flagships, offers IP68 water- and dust-resistance to survey unexpected dunks. A 3,300mAh battery that supports fast charging through USB-C will power the smartphone.

Electronics Xbox All Access console, Game Pass, and Live Gold bundle confirmed
Author: 0 Xbox All Access console, Game Pass, and Live Gold bundle confirmed

This is particularly true for the Xbox One S bundle, which saves subscribers about $132 off standard retail pricing to buy the console and services separately. All new Xbox One S 1TB or Xbox One X consoles, including those packaged as a bundle with games, is available with Xbox All Access as well. As I mentioned up above, the amount you will pay each month will depend on the console you get.

Author: 0 Google for India: 5 major announcements

Google Assistant to now support popular local apps. Paytm's founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma and its parent One97 Communications run a payments bank and the payments firm also plans to expand to selling financial products such as insurance and mutual funds in India - the world's fastest growing internet services market.

Electronics President Trump threatens Google over allegedly
Author: 0 President Trump threatens Google over allegedly "rigged" search results

On Twitter , the president wrote in a pair of early morning tweets that a search in Google for " Trump News" yielded only "the viewing/reporting of Fake [News] Media". "They are controlling what we can and cannot see". Then Trump went into a confused and rambling rant about social media and search . Google's search results are tailored to the individual who is searching, such as their location.

Electronics Twitch Cuts Advert-Free Viewing Benefit From Prime Membership
Author: 0 Twitch Cuts Advert-Free Viewing Benefit From Prime Membership

Instead, beginning April 28, " Prime members will now get a $10 [$AU14] Amazon promotional credit when pre-ordering select games" that can be used on "almost anything" Amazon sells. As we have continued to add value to Twitch Prime , we have also re-evaluated some of the existing Twitch Prime benefits. Twitch Prime , a service the streaming video site offers in partnership with its parent company Amazon, will no longer be ad-free for new members starting September 14.

Electronics Watch Red Dead Redemption 2 Gameplay Reveal Here
Author: 0 Watch Red Dead Redemption 2 Gameplay Reveal Here

In a deepened honour system from RDR if you will, you will come across many people in sticky situations - and choosing to help, leave or punish them will result in different consequences. During these periods, you can spend time conversing with your fellow outlaws, doing chores, and playing games. So far, we've only got three trailers (watch them here, here, and here) each of which has been under two minutes long and consisted mostly of cinematics.

Electronics Fortnite is out now on Android exclusively on Samsung
Author: 0 Fortnite is out now on Android exclusively on Samsung

Fortnite is the biggest mobile game release since Pokemon GO, but unlike Pokemon GO, you can't download it from the Google Play Store. Assuming you've got a compatible phone that's running Digital Wellbeing , feel free to download the app now so you don't have to keep jumping into your settings just to see your phone usage.

Electronics How Spotify works with Samsung devices: New partnership and benefits explained
Author: 0 How Spotify works with Samsung devices: New partnership and benefits explained

There's also a 4,000mAh battery inside, the largest ever to feature inside a Note smartphone which Samsung is promising will deliver "all day" battery life. The device runs Android 8.1 Oreo OS, the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset for the USA customers and the models powered by Samsung's very own "Exynos 9 Series 9810" chips will head to the rest of the world, including India .

Electronics Samsung Electronics' growth stalls in Q2-INSIDE
Author: 0 Samsung Electronics' growth stalls in Q2-INSIDE

Samsung is pushing to launch Galaxy Note earlier this year, since they've already confirmed the launch event which will take place August 9. "For OLED, earnings decreased quarter-on-quarter despite improved factory utilization for rigid products, as demand from major customers for flexible panels remained slow", the company explained.

Electronics Uber, Lyft suspend driver who recorded St. Louis passengers
Author: 0 Uber, Lyft suspend driver who recorded St. Louis passengers

This human pile of living, breathing, driving feces put countless women (over 700 rides worth) in potential danger by showing their faces, neighborhoods, and seemingly private conversations to a faceless internet audience. that you should not be able to disseminate to anyone except by subpoena", Klieman said. Gargac said he's trying to "capture the natural interactions between myself and the passengers", and he films for security purposes, as well.

Electronics Trump on EU's $5B fine against Google: 'I told you so!'
Author: 0 Trump on EU's $5B fine against Google: 'I told you so!'

The Commission decision concerns three specific types of contractual restrictions that Google has imposed on device manufacturers and mobile network operators. The EU wants to ensure that phone makers are free to pre-install apps of their choosing. It's no secret that Google has been quietly working on Fuchsia, a new experimental operating system for tablets and phones .

Electronics Apple refreshes MacBook Pro family
Author: 0 Apple refreshes MacBook Pro family

The Macbooks come with 8th-generation Intel processors, making the 15-inch model up to 70 percent faster and the 13-inch model up to two times faster. The 12-inch MacBook also gets new sleeves in the same colors above for $149. As we suspected , Apple has announced an update of its two priciest MacBook Pros: the 13-inch and 15-inch laptops with Touch Bars.

Electronics Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Promo Image Leaked
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Promo Image Leaked

The phone will look a lot like the previous Note model and it'll mostly sport the same specs as the Galaxy S9 phones. That's because the invite and Twitter posting thereof showed a bright yellow S Pen. The bottom of the device features a 3.5mm headphone jack, a USB-C port, what looks to be a microphone port and speaker grille plus a silo for the S Pen.

Electronics WhatsApp has new features and tips to detect fake news
Author: 0 WhatsApp has new features and tips to detect fake news

Group chats have had new admin controls added which allow only admins to write in the group, to make it more like a messaging board. Interestingly, despite this claim, the new feature can presumably be bypassed by anyone quite easily. Facebook is again in the news after a fake news that spread from it's most used messaging platform resulted in the death of 12 people by different mobs in India.

Electronics Xiaomi IPO: Smartphone maker's stock drops in Hong Kong debut
Author: 0 Xiaomi IPO: Smartphone maker's stock drops in Hong Kong debut

Lei Jun , founder and CEO of Xiaomi, hits a gong at the listing ceremony of Xiaomi in Hong Kong, south China , July 9, 2018. Before Monday, Hong Kong's benchmark index had fallen more than 10% from early June. Analysts say this is partly because Chinese IT firms are likely to be affected by the ongoing trade friction with the United States. Xiaomi is one of the world's most hotly anticipated stock market listings, having risen to prominence in developing markets, such as China.

Electronics Samsung schedules Galaxy Note 9 Unpacked event for August 9
Author: 0 Samsung schedules Galaxy Note 9 Unpacked event for August 9

The invite also hints to different color options for the Galaxy Note's S Pen , which typically only comes in black. Now, this implies there could be small changes in terms of design, as the fingerprint scanner is expected to be repositioned below the cameras , just like the Galaxy S9 .

Electronics A new in-game message confirms Fortnite's rocket will launch tomorrow
Author: 0 A new in-game message confirms Fortnite's rocket will launch tomorrow

Even more so than if they did that in the regular modes, I mean, since your teammates' lives are literally the points you use to win. The exact reason why is not clear, but it seems that Epic was extremely keen on letting everybody know - perhaps to ensure that a bunch of gawkers don't show up on Sunday for the glorious spectacle that is a crushing wave of realisation that you missed the actual glorious spectacle.

Electronics How to download the iOS 12 public beta right now
Author: 0 How to download the iOS 12 public beta right now

That's all you have to do to get away from iOS 12 public beta 1 and back to iOS 11 .4 without losing any data. The public beta comes days after the Cupertino giant brought the iOS 12 developer preview earlier this month. But if you do want to download it on your main device, do not forget to back it up first - you do not want to lose your precious data. Apple is expected to roll out iOS 12 later this year.

Electronics Apple finally lets United States callers share their location with 911
Author: 0 Apple finally lets United States callers share their location with 911

As Apple itself astutely observed, most 911 calls made these days come from mobile devices. RapidSOS support for iPhone will arrive alongside iOS 12 when the new software update drops this fall. The tricky part isn't finding out where a caller is - Apple has been using its hybrid location technology since 2015 - but relaying that information to a fragmented and aging 911 system built for landlines.

Author: 0 PlayStation 4 Fortnite players blocked from playing on Switch

Someone who started an Epic account on PS4 can not use that account on Xbox One or - and more important - the Nintendo Switch. "We're always open to hearing what the PlayStation community is interested in to enhance their gaming experience", it said .

Electronics E3 2018: Ghost of Tsushima is a samurai slasher for Sony's PS4
Author: 0 E3 2018: Ghost of Tsushima is a samurai slasher for Sony's PS4

Great in concept, and with space for third party announcements between, it's hard to say that Sony managed to pull it off. The latest demo, shown off at this week's Sony conference, has reiterated all of this further still. Here is a quick description of Ghost of Tsushima "The year is 1274". Unlike some of the less faithful Spider-Man games, you'll have to attach your webs to actual buildings and can't magically swing from the sky.

Electronics Play Fortnite For Free on Your Nintendo Switch Right Now
Author: 0 Play Fortnite For Free on Your Nintendo Switch Right Now

The portable capabilities of the console might make Fortnite even better than ever, so we expect the sales of the Nintendo device to spike in the coming months. Regardless, if you've played on PS4 and now want to play on Switch , you'll have to create a new Epic Games account wholly separate from the one tied to your PSN account.

Electronics Pixel 3 XL seekers rejoice, here’s a big fat leak
Author: 0 Pixel 3 XL seekers rejoice, here’s a big fat leak

Would you be interested in buying the Pixel 3 XL if it is exactly like the above prototype? The images were first posted on the XDA Developers forums and show off the front and rear of the alleged device. Google is expected to skip the dual rear camera bandwagon yet again this year. The device sports a glass back, which may allude to wireless charging support.

Electronics EA Reveals Indie Title Sea of Solitude From Jo-Mei Games
Author: 0 EA Reveals Indie Title Sea of Solitude From Jo-Mei Games

The game follows the journey of Kay, who suffers from depression and anger as a result of her loneliness. 'Embrace your self doubt, in the same way you embrace your hope. Despite the fact that the game has been a known product for some time, its stage presence during a conference like the Electronic Entertainment Expo is arguably the hottest spotlight that has set itself on Sea of Solitude yet.

Electronics World's first psychotic robot is named 'Norman'
Author: 0 World's first psychotic robot is named 'Norman'

The way Norman describes the Rorschach inkblots with simple statements does make it seem like it is posting on a subreddit . Though this was not the first time when MIT chose to explore the dark side of an AI, in 2016 MIT created " Nightmare Machine " for AI- generated scary Imagery.

Electronics New BlackBerry phone aims to revive faded brand
Author: 0 New BlackBerry phone aims to revive faded brand

The space bar still doubles as a fingerprint scanner. Coming to the handset, BlackBerry KEY2 looks exactly like the KEYone , although a few changes that have been brought in, this year, should help improve ergonomics and hand-hold feel.

Electronics Amazon buys rights to 20 Premier League games a season
Author: 0 Amazon buys rights to 20 Premier League games a season

Amazon has been entering the world of streaming sports for a few years now, including their recent deal with the NFL for streaming rights to Thursday Night Football . Amazon will exclusively stream the first round of midweek games in December and all 10 games on St Stephen's Day via its Amazon Prime Video service, which now costs £7.99 (€9) a month or £79 for an annual subscription.

Electronics Destiny 2 announces Forsaken expansion, a shot at redemption
Author: 0 Destiny 2 announces Forsaken expansion, a shot at redemption

All of this launches on the 4th September, adding to an already packed month for gaming . An all new weapon system will also shift how you play Destiny 2, allowing players to customize and create their own loadouts. Designed with what one developer called a "Western revenge vibe", Forsaken brings the Guardians to a new zone called the Tangled Shore. Bows are also in, and each class seems to be getting significant reworks - "anime" style Void Warlock teleports were highlighted as the ...

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