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BlackBerry KEY2 LE Australian Price, Specs And Release Date BlackBerry KEY2 LE Australian Price, Specs And Release Date
- September 01, 2018

It packs 4GB RAM and comes in 32GB or 64GB storage options. Similar to the Key2 , the Key2 LE sports a fingerprint sensor embedded within the Space Bar. Regardless, it's meant to indicate this is a lower-powered version of the "flagship" Key2 that launched earlier this year. Finally addressing the biggest issue with its successors, the Key2 LE is generously equipped at its current price . (more...)
Huawei Announces Mate 20 With Kirin 980 Chipset Huawei Announces Mate 20 With Kirin 980 Chipset
- September 01, 2018

The Kirin 980 has 8 cores in a tri-cluster arrangement (2+2+4). This is all managed by a new CPU subsystem to intelligently manage the scheduling of CPU cycles for maximum performance and efficiency. Huawei's numbers for the Kirin 980 , especially for power efficiency of the GPU either demonstrate the true strengths of ARM's designs or a serious measuring error. (more...)
Leaked photos reveal the new ‘iPhone XS’ and Apple Watch Series 4 Leaked photos reveal the new ‘iPhone XS’ and Apple Watch Series 4
- September 01, 2018

Since the launch of the iPhone 1 back in the halcyon days of 2007, Apple has pretty much brought out new smartphones every single year. Of course, the idea that children need to be protected from seeing two (or more!) people in love with each other, regardless of their sexuality, is ridiculous, but what's even worse here is that Apple doesn't seem to have even stood up for itself-or the LGTBQIA+ community, for that matter. (more...)
Air Canada confirms data breach impacting mobile users Air Canada confirms data breach impacting mobile users
- August 31, 2018

Air Canada buys Aeroplan: What does it mean for your points? The firm began notifying the affected users, which represent 1% of its total global app user profiles, on Wednesday and claimed it was confident the incident hasn't affected others. (more...)
Google Pixel 3 images finally leak out Google Pixel 3 images finally leak out
- August 31, 2018

The new Pixel 3 will be the smaller version of the Pixel 3 XL and will have the similar specs as Pixel 3 XL . Unfortunately, the only thing that did not leak out was the storage model and since Google has not launched any Pixel device bearing a microSD card slot, you will have to keep the storage running on this device for a substantially long period. (more...)
PlayStation Plus September 2018 Lineup Includes Destiny 2 PlayStation Plus September 2018 Lineup Includes Destiny 2
- August 31, 2018

Bungie has released the launch trailer for Destiny 2: Forsaken , with the expansion now less than a week away from release, and also revealed what's in store for the game down the line once Forsaken is in the wild. This game wraps up the original God of War trilogy in rather spectacular fashion, and will serve as a good primer if you've yet to play through 2018's God of War . (more...)
Eminem drops surprise new album Kamikaze Eminem drops surprise new album Kamikaze
- August 31, 2018

On the album, Eminem calls out a lot of hip hop artists by name. It also includes a track from the forthcoming Venom soundtrack. "The album was executive produced by Dr. (more...)
Make Your Own Rift with Fortnite 5.30 Update Make Your Own Rift with Fortnite 5.30 Update
- August 31, 2018

Rift-To-Go carries an epic rarity and drops in stacks of one, with a max stack size of two. Thanks to the work of the Fortnite fan and Redditor known as "Lucas7yoshi" (with help from the Fortnite Battle Royale subreddit's mods), fans can get a gander at all of the freshly datamined materials in the handful of images below. (more...)
Microsoft Announces New Robot White Xbox One X Complete With Fallout 76 Microsoft Announces New Robot White Xbox One X Complete With Fallout 76
- August 31, 2018

Microsoft announced that it will release the Xbox One X in a new white color scheme as part of an Xbox One X Robot White Special Edition Fallout 76 bundle. Online first person shooters are my hell.probably because my reactions are so poor, but give me a little Indie title and I'll be in heaven. The Clone Wars and Monster World are Xbox 360 games, which can be played via Xbox One's backwards compatibility feature. (more...)
Apple Acquires Akonia Holographics Apple Acquires Akonia Holographics
- August 31, 2018

Google attempted something similar with Glass, yet that product never made its way to the general public and eventually shifted towards business use with the Glass Enterprise Edition. ZDNet has reached out to Akonia and will update if we hear back. Founded in 2012, the startup focused on holographic data storage before shifting to smart glass technologies. (more...)
Destiny 2, God of War 3: Remastered lead PlayStation Plus September lineup
- August 31, 2018

The good news is, once you've downloaded the games, they're pretty much yours forever - they won't be rotated out with monthly game additions, and you can return to play them any time you like; again, so long as your subscription is active. (more...)
This full-size LEGO Bugatti Chiron actually runs and drives This full-size LEGO Bugatti Chiron actually runs and drives
- August 31, 2018

Even the interior - the steering wheel, the seats and the dashboard - are built using LEGO elements. What's more, it was even taken for a spin by official Bugatti test driver, Andy Wallace, who drove the OG Chiron when it was still in development. (more...)
Google is Now Selling a 2FA Security Key Google is Now Selling a 2FA Security Key
- August 31, 2018

Adding a Titan device to an account ties a public encryption key to that account, which is verified against a private key using a cryptographic signature supplied by the Titan device during login. You can loop a lanyard through either one (or both), or slide them onto a key ring. But in addition to that, you can configure your account to check for the Titan Security Key . (more...)
This might be the first look at the Apple Watch Series 4 This might be the first look at the Apple Watch Series 4
- August 31, 2018

The site believes the iPhone XS will come in 5.8in and 6.5in OLED screen sizes and be available in a new gold finish. Analysts also expect Apple to release an iPhone with a edge-to-edge display similar to the iPhone X but using less-costly LCD screen technology. (more...)
HTC's U12 Life has a slick half-and-half texture finish HTC's U12 Life has a slick half-and-half texture finish
- August 31, 2018

At this point, I'm not entirely sure if this is supposed to be a simple mishmash of derivative designs, or a snide piece of commentary on modern smartphones aesthetics. The U12 Life is the successor to the U11 Life that was released previous year. The mid-range smartphone will cost £299 and will be available in either Moonlight Blue or Twilight Purple. (more...)
Hands on: Sony unveils the bigger, brighter Xperia XZ3 flagship phone Hands on: Sony unveils the bigger, brighter Xperia XZ3 flagship phone
- August 31, 2018

The Xperia XZ3 comes with a 6-inch OLED display , QHD+ resolution and relies on Sony's own Bravia technology for the display . The handset will be available in four colours: Black, White Silver, Forest Green and Bordeaux Red. Inbuilt storage is at 64GB with the options to expand further using a microSD card (up to 512GB). Xperia XZ3's camera will also support 960 fps slow-motion video at 1080p full HD resolution. (more...)
Google Duo Now Supports iPads and Tablets Google Duo Now Supports iPads and Tablets
- August 30, 2018

It was back in April this year when Google announced Android Auto Wireless support, allowing users of Pixel, Nexus 5X, and Nexus 6P devices to connect to their Android Auto head units through WiFi (no USB cable required). If you don't want to use Knock Knock at all, you can just disable it in Duo's settings. Fortnite has, to date, grossed a whopping $200 million since it launched on Apple's App Store back in March. (more...)
Altice files opposition to T-Mobile and Sprint merger
- August 30, 2018

The FCC is on day 40 of its review of the acquisition . T-Mobile wouldn't comment on the CWA's claims; however, its website touting the "New T-Mobile" says the merger is a "job creator from day one", with 3,625 new full-time jobs in the first year, compared to standalone operations; 12,400 new jobs created in small towns and rural America by 2021; and an annual increase of almost 25,000 U.S.jobs overall. (more...)
Apple to hold fall 2018 iPhone reveal event on September 12th
- August 30, 2018

This iPhone is also expected to only have a single rear camera. Apple will unveil a new batch of iPhones in less than two weeks. In fact, citing their own sources , French radio station Europe 1 claimed on Monday that the event would occur on September 12th at 10 AM at the Steve Jobs Theater. (more...)
Google Teams With Banks to Launch Digital Lending for India Google Teams With Banks to Launch Digital Lending for India
- August 30, 2018

Rajan Anandan , Vice President of Google (South East Asia and India ), said data consumption in India is now at par with developed markets at 8 GB a month per subscriber. "Starting today, Tez will now be called Google Pay". Besides these all, the tech giant also announced some statistics and features of Google Maps . (more...)
Bose Home Speaker 500 costs as much as three smart speakers combined Bose Home Speaker 500 costs as much as three smart speakers combined
- August 30, 2018

The Home Speaker 500 will cost $400, while the Soundbar 500 will cost $550 and the Soundbar 700 will cost $800; all will be available this fall. "The Soundbar 500 is the smaller and thinner of the two soundbars announced , measuring 31" in length, created to sit beneath a TV and will cost Dollars $549.95 in Black, while the larger Soundbar 700 will come in Silver or Black and measure 38" in length and comes with a luxurious glass top, wraparound metal grille and includes a remote ... (more...)
Gboard Gets 'Minis', Personalised Selfie Stickers for Android and iOS Gboard Gets 'Minis', Personalised Selfie Stickers for Android and iOS
- August 30, 2018

Calling them "Minis" stickers, these new personalised selfie stickers are made from your selfie photo. To recall, they were first launched in Google Allo , and could be imported into Gboard since previous year. At the moment, there are about 100 sticker styles in two different "Minis" packs, which include the glittery-eyed "Sweet" and its slightly angrier counterpart, "Bold". (more...)
Dragalia Lost Direct To Air Tonight: Launch Details Announced Dragalia Lost Direct To Air Tonight: Launch Details Announced
- August 30, 2018

Late yesterday, the Nintendo of America Twitter account announced that Dragalia Lost will be available to play in the USA on September 29. Other regions should follow soon after. The game was announced in April. Dragalia Lost will allow players to team up and transform into dragons to save the realm. Nintendo's next crack at the mobile gaming market is fast approaching. (more...)
TPG And Vodafone Just Announced A Huge Merger TPG And Vodafone Just Announced A Huge Merger
- August 30, 2018

Combining Vodafone Hutchison Australia and TPG Telecom will create a mobile, fixed-line and broadband provider with the scale to rival Telstra and Optus. TPG is also building its own $1.9 billion mobile network, Australia's fourth carrier. The merged group will be called TPG Telecom Limited. It said Vodafone had about six million mobile subscribers at the moment while TPG had a fixed-line subscriber base of 1.9 million. (more...)
Air Canada says mobile app breach affects 20,000 customers Air Canada says mobile app breach affects 20,000 customers
- August 29, 2018

In a news release, the airline explained that it noticed "unusual login activity" between August 22-24 and "immediately took action". Air Canada says credit card information is protected, but users should continue to monitor their statement activity. (more...)
Tesla launches wireless charger for iPhones and Android smartphones Tesla launches wireless charger for iPhones and Android smartphones
- August 29, 2018

The Tesla Wireless Charger is officially being sold on the company's website and according to the manufacturer, it follows the same design language as the rest of its energy products. For non USB-C devices, use the USB-A port to plug in any USB-A charging cable. The $50 Nimble Wireless Stand has the same features, but also comes with a kickstand for charging phones upright. (more...)
Google redesigns Wear OS with focus on Assistant, notifications and health Google redesigns Wear OS with focus on Assistant, notifications and health
- August 29, 2018

Finally, the Google Health app also gets new features and re-design. Google plans to roll out its new Wear OS features over the coming month. Like before, simply swipe up to see new notifications. Unlike before, you'll notice that they're all on a single, scrollable pane versus each notification taking up the entire screen. And by swiping down, you can now access more shortcuts like Google Pay and the "Find my phone" functionality. (more...)
Sorry, Apple: Another analyst report crowns Huawei the number 2 smartphone maker Sorry, Apple: Another analyst report crowns Huawei the number 2 smartphone maker
- August 29, 2018

In its recent earnings report, Samsung blamed a revenue fall on slow Galaxy S9 sales, while Gartner says the firm is feeling the pressure as it faces "ever-growing competition from Chinese manufacturers". Moreover, the Note 9 smartphone, will only strengthen its growth. "Demand for the iPhone X has started to slow down much earlier than when other new models were introduced". (more...)
Mobile warns customers about data breach
- August 29, 2018

T-Mobile said they learned of the breach on August 20 and shut it down. The company does not know how long the breach lasted, but an initial assessment made it clear that the following information was accessed: name, billing address, zip code, phone number, email address, account number, and account type (prepaid or postpaid). (more...)
Intel Launches 8th Gen Core U-Series and Y-Series Processors Intel Launches 8th Gen Core U-Series and Y-Series Processors
- August 29, 2018

Intel is also focused on gaming, which is somewhat surprising, as the integrated graphics chips in Intel platforms have not kept up with PC gaming needs over the years. Before you ask, these aren't the Intel Cannon Lake processors you were hoping for. Many people find it confusing. Forget about that 8th-gen Coffee Lake line of chips that powers Apple's recently-unveiled 2018 MacBook Pros, because Intel just unveiled a couple of other 8th-gen chips, the kind that will power the ... (more...)