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IPhone XR early video reviews arrive ahead of Friday preorders

IPhone XR early video reviews arrive ahead of Friday preorders It features 6.1-inch liquid retina display with a resolution of 828 pixels by 1792 pixels at a PPI of 326 pixels per inch. Now the spotlight turns to the iPhone XR . What are the iPhone XR's differentiators, compared to the XS line? It is powered by the A12 Bionic chipset and brings 3GB of RAM as per a benchmark site. [Full Article...]

Google's Android Apps Are No Longer Free for European Smartphone Makers

Google's Android Apps Are No Longer Free for European Smartphone Makers In the rest of the world, the Google Search App will still be required on all devices that include the Google mobile application suite. That fee will prove access to classic Android apps like Gmail , YouTube , and Google Maps , but not Chrome. [Full Article...]

"Samsung Launches Galaxy A9 (2018) with Four Rear Cameras & 6.3" sAMOLED Display

Late last month , South Korean tech giant Samsung announced Galaxy A7 (2018 ) - its first smartphone with triple rear cameras . The A9 has a 24-megapixel main camera, as well as telephoto, ultra wide-angle and depth lenses created to help with a broad range of mobile photography. [Full Article...]

TECH and HEALTH - Nokia 3.1 Plus, reloaded 8110 now in India

TECH and HEALTH - Nokia 3.1 Plus, reloaded 8110 now in India The screen is protected by the 2.5D glass as well. Under the hood, Nokia is using Mediatek's Helio P22 chipset which is an octa-core CPU clocked at 2GHz which is the same 12nm based SoC Xiaomi is using in its Redmi 6 smartphone. Stay tuned on PhoneRadar for more details! The box doesn't specify the exact resolution, but the display could have a 720p resolution which is usually 720 x 1520 pix... [Full Article...]

Google+ gets the axe after exposing users’ private info

Google+ gets the axe after exposing users’ private info The Wall Street Journal , reported that they have reviewed a memo prepared by Google's legal and policy staff, which indicated that disclosing the data breach could lead to scrutiny by government regulatory agencies. Google believes that nothing nefarious was done with the information , however, and claims to have already fixed the problem. Google today also revealed some more steps ... [Full Article...]

Microsoft rumored to be acquiring Obsidian Entertainment

Microsoft rumored to be acquiring Obsidian Entertainment One compelling argument for the sale is that being owned by a company with deep pockets will offer Obsidian stability and resources the likes of which it has never had before. If Obsidian is to join the likes of Ninja Theory, Compulsion Games, 343 industries, Mojang, The Coalition and The Initiative - Microsoft will have a very strong lineup to take on Sony and Nintendo. [Full Article...]

Sony will begin testing the ability to change your PlayStation Network ID

Sony will begin testing the ability to change your PlayStation Network ID The feature is first going to appear in the PlayStation Preview Program as part of a beta, which will run until November 2018 ends . However, only users who've registered for previous system software betas will be eligible. Reverting back to an old ID will resolve most issues caused by the ID change. This should solve " most " issues. To make the change from xxxSniperJoe420xxx to "MyWifeIsMyL... [Full Article...]

Intel officially announces 9th generation Core CPUs

Intel officially announces 9th generation Core CPUs And all the chips in question have soldered TIMs , including the Core i5-9600K, which should give overclockers a slightly larger chance at hitting frequency targets. Core i9-9980XE: 18C/36T, 3.0/4.4GHz base/boost, 165W TDP, $1,979 MSRP. Equipped with 8-cores and 8-threads, the Intel Core i7-9700K is a bit of an oddity compared to its predecessor. [Full Article...]

Google+ to shut down after security flaw exposes users' private details

Google+ to shut down after security flaw exposes users' private details Ben Smith, Google's vice president of engineering, confirmed in a blog post the company had detected a "bug" in March that impacted the profiles of as many as 500,000 Google Plus users. Google has also revealed details of Project Strobe , an audit program through which it discovered the problem. Google will take the next 10 months to kill off G+ for consumers, finishing it off by Augus... [Full Article...]

Facebook Portal Combines Video Calling and Alexa for $199

Facebook Portal Combines Video Calling and Alexa for $199 It can be used to make video calls to friends and family via the social media giant's Messenger platform. The Portal also doesn't record any of the chats you have on it, online or offline, making it safer, on paper, than the Echo. The cheaper Portal has a 10.1-inch 1280 x 800 display that's fixed in landscape mode, while the Portal + has a 15.6-inch 1920 x 1080 screen that can pivot between p... [Full Article...]

Apple Forces Mac Users to Repair Devices Officially by Bricking Devices

Apple Forces Mac Users to Repair Devices Officially by Bricking Devices For the iMac Pro , the diagnostics tests only applies to the desktop's logic board and flash storage. As far as the MacBook Pro , this affects instances where the parts to be replaced cover its display assembly, logic board, top case (i.e. [Full Article...]

Pixel 3 Leak Reveals New Color Option

Pixel 3 Leak Reveals New Color Option Apart from this, Google has also teased that the new Pixel smartphones will come in three colour options. As said before, there will no third Pixel phone this year. A amusing Japanese video has surfaced, which highlights this Active Edge feature that will be seen on the Pixel 3 and the Pixel 3 XL. Update, September 28, 2018 (2:14PM EST): We have new information on the Pixel ... [Full Article...]

New head of Instagram named after co-founders' departure

New head of Instagram named after co-founders' departure Systrom and Krieger were still heavily involved in day-to-day product decisions at Instagram until their departure. Mosseri has been at Facebook for more than 10 years, where he's held a variety of positions including design director for Facebook's mobile apps and lead for the News Feed, where he tackled such hard issues as the spread of misinformation on the social network. [Full Article...]

The sports world had plenty of jokes for the 'Presidential Alert'

The sports world had plenty of jokes for the 'Presidential Alert' The system was put in place during President Barack Obama's tenure to alert people of a dire threat, but it didn't get its first test until TODAY. Axios reported that Congress requires the alert system be tested every three years. So get used to that! Can I silence my phone or turn off the alert? "Oh my. A " Presidential Alert " emergency". For more information, you can check out thi... [Full Article...]

Microsoft's new Surface Headphones were years in the making

Microsoft's new Surface Headphones were years in the making Leaks have hinted at what the event would bring, including some leaked images of the Microsoft Surface 2 Laptop in several colors . As mentioned above, the Surface Pro 6 is armed with a quad-core chip, and we're guessing that the 2-in-1 features a Core i5 processor for the base version. [Full Article...]

Mojang are making a Minecraft spin-off and it's a dungeon-crawler

Mojang are making a Minecraft spin-off and it's a dungeon-crawler Mojang has announced a new game set in the Minecraft universe called Minecraft: Dungeons . Additionally, villages will vary by biome aesthetically, and also suffer raids from evil pillagers. The levels are said to be "action-packed, treasure-stuffed, [and] wildly varied". Announced in the midst of Mojang and Microsoft's Minecon Earth events, the game was revealed to be a project that's being ... [Full Article...]

LG V40 ThinQ teaser hypes its 5 cameras

LG V40 ThinQ teaser hypes its 5 cameras The official announcement is set for October 4th in NY, so we'll find out more about the internals and of course about availability for the phone soon enough. As far as specifications are concerned, LG V40 ThinQ is likely to sport a 6.4-inch POLED display with a resolution of 3120x1440 pixels. The new phone will be unveiled globally on October 3 in NY. [Full Article...]

7-year-old girl's incredible national anthem performance

7-year-old girl's incredible national anthem performance Tjandrawidjaja's performance was the result of winning a Galaxy anthem contest, according to the soccer club. "I was thinking that I can not do anything wrong because it's a really special song to America", the 3-foot-9-inch youngster told ABC News . [Full Article...]

Meghan breaks royal protocol on first solo engagement

From Meghan's trademark messy bun, to sleek updos and cascading Hollywood waves, we love looking out for the royal's latest hair look. Meghan Markle attended her first solo engagement as a royal on Tuesday and there was one thing in particular that got everybody talking. [Full Article...]

Tiger Woods wins first tournament in five years

Tiger Woods wins first tournament in five years His facial muscles remained as unbudging as ever, even through a raucous splotch of fans chanting, "U.S.A.!" He said: "I was having a hard time not crying coming up the last hole". I just didn't want to live that way. It's going to be a tough rest-of-my-life. "I think the reason I'm sort of standing here today as FedEx Cup champion is largely to do with the consistency with which I've played... [Full Article...]


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