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OnePlus serves up delicious Pie to OnePlus 6 owners OnePlus serves up delicious Pie to OnePlus 6 owners
- September 23, 2018

The information in the release didn't mention which countries would be receiving the OTA update first, but considering that the presser came out of Germany, OnePlus could be pushing out plates of Pie on a regional basis. Other new features include text notification mode, notification for third-party calls and accent colour customisation, which was already present in the Open Beta versions. (more...)
Disney's Ralph Breaks the Internet gets a new trailer and poster Disney's Ralph Breaks the Internet gets a new trailer and poster
- September 23, 2018

Directed by Rich Moore (" Zootopia ", "Wreck-It Ralph ") and Phil Johnston (co-writer "Wreck-It Ralph ", " Zootopia ", writer, "Cedar Rapids"), and produced by Clark Spencer (" Zootopia ", "Wreck-It Ralph ", "Bolt", "Lilo & Stitch"), " Ralph Breaks the Internet " hits theaters on November 21, 2018 . (more...)
Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL listed on Chinese online store Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL listed on Chinese online store
- September 22, 2018

Those of you who went into 2018 hoping there would be a few leaks of the Pixel 3 and the Pixel 3 XL ahead of time have had your wildest dreams exceeded: we've seen an avalanche of unofficial videos and images showing off Google's new flagships from all angles. (more...)
Firefox Reality, Mozilla's VR browser, is available for Oculus, Vive, Daydream Firefox Reality, Mozilla's VR browser, is available for Oculus, Vive, Daydream
- September 22, 2018

The browser can also help you discover VR-friendly content. Mozilla's Head of Mixed Reality Platform Strategy Andre Vrignaud said the team spoke to early VR headset owners and repeatedly heard that content discovery is an issue. In fact, when you start the application we will see on the home screen various experiences and content that invite you to explore these new developments to squeeze even more our virtual reality glasses. (more...)
Nokia 7.1 Plus press renders leaked ahead of launch Nokia 7.1 Plus press renders leaked ahead of launch
- September 22, 2018

Gaming smartphones have become popular since the launch of the Razer Phone and other companies have launched their devices, such as the Asus ROG Phone, Xiaomi Black Shark and the ZTE Nubia Red Magic. Working our way up the left side of the smartphone, there appears to be a SIM card slot . There is 3,060mAh battery under the hood. HMD Global has already released the Nokia 5 .1 Plus and the 6.1 Plus in India, and both of them have done quite well. (more...)
Alexa Will Microwave Your Potato Now Alexa Will Microwave Your Potato Now
- September 22, 2018

It provides guidance around text size, slideshow displays, and layout design for developers, among other things. By contrast, shares of US security and alarm company ADT Inc (ADT.N) rose 6.6 percent after Amazon said its new Alexa Guard service could notify ADT professionals to disturbances in the home. (more...)
Facebook's 'Portal' Video Chat Device to Be Announced Next Week Facebook's 'Portal' Video Chat Device to Be Announced Next Week
- September 22, 2018

What didn't come as a surprise at all, however, is the fact that most of the new devices Amazon unveiled on Thursday are already available for preorder. The new Echo Auto is an interesting proposition. Amazon also wants you to use Alexa in your vehicle as well with the Echo Auto, a $50 device that will bring Alexa capabilities to cars. (more...)
Huawei Huawei "charges" Apple in release day troll
- September 22, 2018

But this time on the iPhone XS, according to iFixit , Apple used multiple layer sizes and folded electrode sheet to create a curvy power pack that neatly bends around other important iPhone internals like the logic board, Taptic engine and memory. (more...)
NatWest apologises to customers locked out of bank accounts NatWest apologises to customers locked out of bank accounts
- September 21, 2018

NatWest is owned by Royal Bank of Scotland , whose customers are also reporting issues. The problem was initially thought to be a glitch affecting only NatWest customers, but it later emerged that there were issues across the RBS banking group. (more...)
Google responds to lawmaker concerns over Gmail scanning Google responds to lawmaker concerns over Gmail scanning
- September 21, 2018

In one instance, 8,000 emails were read by analysts at one app provider to help train the company's software. The hearing is another in a series of grillings faced by the tech industry since the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal revealed in March that Facebook allowed a third party to collect personal information on millions of users. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S10 teased in Android 9.0 beta Samsung Galaxy S10 teased in Android 9.0 beta
- September 21, 2018

The latest iteration of the Galaxy A7 apparently improves on the 2017 version of the device announced earlier past year. Samsung gets on the triple camera bandwagon with the Galaxy A7 . For audio output, Samsung has employed Dolby Atmos sound technology in the Galaxy A7 . For imaging, you get a 13MP main camera at the rear that can shoot 4K videos, while the front comes with an 8MP selfie camera. (more...)
Microsoft Takes Aim at Salesforce With Dynamics AI Microsoft Takes Aim at Salesforce With Dynamics AI
- September 21, 2018

Rather, it is catching up to the industry trend of embedded AI within business applications. The Dynamics 365 business applications come integrated with Office 365 and natively built on Microsoft Azure. Dynamics 365 AI for Market Insights . For sales teams, for example, Microsoft says it is leveraging AI to assist salespeople in using their time more effectively, provide answers for the most common questions on sales performance, and analyze the sales pipeline. (more...)
Apple fans in Singapore get their hands on latest iPhone XS models Apple fans in Singapore get their hands on latest iPhone XS models
- September 21, 2018

By comparison, last year's iPhone X had a 2,716mAh, which is slightly larger than the new iPhone Xs power pack. The Apple fans are pretty much exciting to get their hands on the new iPhone XS devices. To be fair, as much as I lament the discontinuation of the iPhone SE and that particular design, Apple nearly certainly has more data to support the fact it made the right decision. (more...)
Regulatory filings reveal iPhone XS, XS Max and XR RAM, battery capacities Regulatory filings reveal iPhone XS, XS Max and XR RAM, battery capacities
- September 21, 2018

Though generally a smaller size compared to previous launches, customers slowly but surely trickled in outside the Apple Store after sales started. This new teardown video gives us an up-close look at the internals of the iPhone Xs , which is likely the model most people will be buying tomorrow. (more...)
China-US trade dispute could last 20 years, says Alibaba's Jack Ma China-US trade dispute could last 20 years, says Alibaba's Jack Ma
- September 21, 2018

He said that trade is not a weapon and shouldn't be used for wars. "There is no way to fulfill the promise, but we will not stop our hard work to promote the healthy development of China-US trade". At the time, Trump had been complaining of the trade imbalance between the United States and China. Earlier this month, Ma had announced that he will hand over the company Chairman's post to Daniel Zhang, who's now the CEO of the company. (more...)
Google has accidentally launched a test function Google has accidentally launched a test function
- September 21, 2018

Interestingly, a bunch of Google Pixel users reported that the battery saving feature was set to turn on as soon as their device battery charged to 99 percent. "As expected when battery saver is activated, my Global Positioning System became unusable, the Lyft app stopped updating and I ended up looking like a fool with a POS phone, who can't find his way around", he said. (more...)
Ubisoft Details Assassin's Creed Odyssey Post Launch Content Ubisoft Details Assassin's Creed Odyssey Post Launch Content
- September 21, 2018

On October 5 and 6, Metcalfe Park in Sydney will be transformed into a full-size Assassin's Creed Odyssey parkour course. This actually isn't the first Assassin's Creed-themed board game, as Cryptozoic produced Assassin's Creed : Arena back in 2014. (more...)
PlayStation Now Is Getting a Download Option for Select Games PlayStation Now Is Getting a Download Option for Select Games
- September 21, 2018

Previously, PS Now was only a streaming service, which meant you needed a fairly robust internet connection to transmit data back and forth to play games. Making the deal even sweeter is that you can now download to your PS4 almost all of the PS4 games on the service, as well as some of the PS2 games. (more...)
Huami Amazfit Verge smartwatch with all-day heart rate monitor goes official Huami Amazfit Verge smartwatch with all-day heart rate monitor goes official
- September 20, 2018

The watch is built around a 1.3” AMOLED display (360 x 360px) covered with Gorilla Glass 3. The watch has essential features such as all day heart rate monitoring, abnormal heart rate notification, NFC with payment support and Global Positioning System. (more...)
TGS 2018: Dante Looks Badass in Latest Devil May Cry 5 Trailer TGS 2018: Dante Looks Badass in Latest Devil May Cry 5 Trailer
- September 20, 2018

This item was announced to come included with the Deluxe Edition of DMC5 and in addition, Capcom released a new trailer showing off the item in action. Not only do we get to see Dante in action, rocking his Rebellion sword and Ebony and Ivory handguns, there's also a bit of story about how he encounters the rest of the game's cast. (more...)
Watch Fortnite's mysterious purple cube melt Watch Fortnite's mysterious purple cube melt
- September 20, 2018

Loot Lake was not the most favorite location for players since it is located near the middle of the map and is hard to travel across deep water without building over it. Fortnite: Battle Royale's Season 5 is scheduled to end early next week, though no announcement for the start of Season 6 has been made yet. Considering that the mysterious object is moving so quickly, it might reach its final destination later today. (more...)
Tim Cook defends price of new iPhones Tim Cook defends price of new iPhones
- September 20, 2018

It's been a year, and no one could beat iPhone X at its pricing, but it seems that the all-new iPhone XS Max is all set to conquer that. Apple is not new to this type of news, so much so that the same happened a year ago for the marketing of the iPhone X , which followed more than a month that of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus , always due to problems with the new display. (more...)
The five coolest things about Apple's brand new IOS 12 The five coolest things about Apple's brand new IOS 12
- September 20, 2018

A few new tools like "Screen Time" built into the iOS 12 help users understand and take control of the time they spend interacting with their devices. iPhone 6 , performance increase up to 21.7%. "When there is a lot going on across the system, apps can launch up to twice as fast", the company added. (more...)
Nokia 7.1 Plus details leaked, includes Snapdragon 710 and dual cameras
- September 20, 2018

The Nokia 5.1 Plus will be the same Nokia X5 which was recently launched in China. - Nokia 5 .1 delivers a smoother all-round performance that is 40% faster and more powerful than the previous generation so you can create, edit the photo you took at Kofi's wedding and multitask effortlessly. (more...)
New Huawei earbuds offer unique power combination New Huawei earbuds offer unique power combination
- September 20, 2018

The Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro will reportedly have a cool bonus if you also buy the upcoming Freebuds 2 Pro true wireless earbuds. In more images, he shows off the Freebuds 2 Pro, which look like a almost flawless AirPods knockoff. The updated version will come with a much nicer looking charging case/dock, and will pair with the Mate 20 (or other device) over Bluetooth 5.0. Huawei indicates the new earbuds use bone conduction technology to help isolate a user's voice, making the earbuds more ... (more...)
Nokia might launch its penta-lens camera phone in February 2019 Nokia might launch its penta-lens camera phone in February 2019
- September 20, 2018

The device should have been announced late in 2017 but it was delayed until February this year. While the Nokia 8 was propelled in August a year ago, the genuine premium gadget was required to be the Nokia 8 Sirocco, and it was slated for an autumn release a year ago. (more...)
The Mercedes-AMG A35 Is A 302bhp Golf R Challenger The Mercedes-AMG A35 Is A 302bhp Golf R Challenger
- September 20, 2018

The rear suspension is based around the four-link system used by upper range A-class models, with three transverse arms and the trailing arm, the wheel carrier and bearings shared with those of the A45 4Matic. Various AMG decorations mark out the cabin, while the command centre is the recently-introduced "artificial intelligence" MBUX infotainment system built into a wide-screen cockpit layout as per regular A-Class hatches. (more...)
Red Dead Online Announced For November Launch Red Dead Online Announced For November Launch
- September 20, 2018

Perhaps Rockstar is trying to replicate this success with a similar take on Red Dead Redemption 2. Not much is known about the mode yet, but the studio has compared it to both the online parts of the original Red Dead Redemption as well as the wildly successful Grand Theft Auto Online . (more...)
You can now share your Switch game downloads across consoles You can now share your Switch game downloads across consoles
- September 20, 2018

Originally scheduled to be available tonight after 8pm PT/11pm ET/4am BST , the Nintendo Switch Online service has gone live early and allows subscribers to access the previously free online play, Nintendo Entertainment System games, cloud saves, access to special offers like the NES-style controllers , and more. (more...)
By 2025, Robots Will Handle More Workplace Tasks Than Humans By 2025, Robots Will Handle More Workplace Tasks Than Humans
- September 20, 2018

Globally, nearly half of all companies expect automation to cut their full-time workforce in the next four years; however, new jobs will still lead to a net gain in employment opportunities if sufficient reskilling is done. "A lot of these new jobs will be centred around understanding and managing the technology, as the limitations of machine learning means it needs human wisdom to guide it". (more...)