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How To Fix Apex Legends Cloud Syncing Error on PC How To Fix Apex Legends Cloud Syncing Error on PC
- February 09, 2019

The company, late Thursday, announced its latest title, Apex Legends , had reached 1 million concurrent players and 10 million total players in just 72 hours . This feature has not been confirmed, but it's likely going to be included as cross-play becomes more important, especially with next-generation looming. (more...)
Google Chrome Password Checkup Warns Users of Account Breaches Google Chrome Password Checkup Warns Users of Account Breaches
- February 09, 2019

Only 24% of survey respondents said they use a password manager , with those who are older than 50 being less likely to use a password management tool, though the 50-plus group is more likely to use a different password for each account. (more...)
Gmail's already robust spam filtering features are nearing perfection with machine learning
- February 08, 2019

However, Google wants to put that to an end with its new AI, which will block 100 million extra Gmail spam messages per day. Google has been using AI along with rule-based filters to detect spam for years. It also adds the flexibility to train and experiment with the different models at the same time. "Getting the last bit of incremental spam is increasingly hard, [but] TensorFlow has been great for closing that gap". (more...)
HP's Next Windows Mixed Reality Features Higher Resolution and Improved Comfort HP's Next Windows Mixed Reality Features Higher Resolution and Improved Comfort
- February 08, 2019

HTC made waves past year when it released the high-powered HTC Vive Pro headset, but now HP could be firing back with an even higher-resolution headset of its own, which is codenamed Copper. It doesn't seem like the company has made many improvements in the field of view, sadly. The headset has been created to be more comfortable to wear, lighter, and much nicer to look at than ever before. (more...)
Open Source Intelligence Market New Investments Expected To Boost The Demand Open Source Intelligence Market New Investments Expected To Boost The Demand
- February 08, 2019

The market characteristics section of the report defines and explains the market. To calculate the market size, the report considers new installations or sales and subscription payments of Artificial Intelligence in Food & Beverages. What are the market trends and major developments patterns equipment's and products? -Key Market Features: The report evaluated key market features, including revenue, price, capacity, capacity utilization rate, gross, production, production rate, ... (more...)
Apple fixes iPhone bug that allowed people to eavesdrop on FaceTime calls Apple fixes iPhone bug that allowed people to eavesdrop on FaceTime calls
- February 08, 2019

The changelog mentions "important security updates", and those include a fix for the Group FaceTime bug that was recently publicized. Apple ran afoul of some security issues recently, after a bug within Group FaceTime was revealed to allow callers to hear a recipient's audio even before they answered the incoming call. (more...)
LG G8 ThinkQ Confirmed to Feature 3D Selfie Camera for Face Unlock LG G8 ThinkQ Confirmed to Feature 3D Selfie Camera for Face Unlock
- February 08, 2019

For adding depth to the selfie shots, smartphone OEMs make use of software-based complex algorithms to calculate the distance between the subject in a selfie image and the camera sensor. Which of the two phones will have the teased touch-less gesture control system is still unknown, but, as it stands, the LG V50 already has too much going for it in terms of features, which would leave the G8 at a slight disadvantage. (more...)
Wells Fargo customers unable to use website, app, debit cards Wells Fargo customers unable to use website, app, debit cards
- February 08, 2019

Exterior of the Wells Fargo bank on November 16, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. We apologize for the inconvenience. Many Wells Fargo customers are unable to use their debit cards or log onto the website or mobile app Thursday because of a power shutdown at one of their facilities triggered by smoke. (more...)
Motorola’s new Moto G7 blurs the line between budget and flagship Motorola’s new Moto G7 blurs the line between budget and flagship
- February 08, 2019

The Moto G7 will cost €250 in Europe and $300 when it reaches North America (in March). The G7 Power brings a 6.2-inch HD+ display with an iPhone X-like notch, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. It's also powered by a 3,000mAh battery. We did get to compare the rest of the phone's features to those of its G7 siblings, however. Up front, there's an 8-MP camera on the G7 Power for taking selfies. (more...)
How to blur your background on Skype video calls How to blur your background on Skype video calls
- February 07, 2019

Thankfully, Skype gets it too . Microsoft has not indicated when, or if, background blurring will come to the mobile version of Skype , but for now desktop users can activate the feature within Skype's settings, or from within individual video calls. (more...)
Sony Xperia XA3 Leaks with tall 21:9 Screen & Dual Rear Cameras Sony Xperia XA3 Leaks with tall 21:9 Screen & Dual Rear Cameras
- February 07, 2019

The leaked press-renders suggests a new design language of the Sony Xperia XA3 , and here are the complete details on the upcoming mid-tier smartphone from Sony. The SIM card tray is located below the fingerprint sensor, which is most likely to house dual SIM card slots or a SIM and a micro SD card slot. " WinFuture is predicting a display resolution of 2560x1080 and a display size of 5.9". (more...)
A new 'Titanfall' game is in development A new 'Titanfall' game is in development
- February 07, 2019

During a launch-day stream, popular Twitch streamer Shroud, who has a background in professional CS:GO, shared anecdotes about his involvement in Apex Legends prior to release . However, it seems that the influencers' role in Apex Legends stretched beyond simple promotional purposes and actually had an influence on how the game was developed. (more...)
Nintendo to Offer Smaller Switch Console — Nikkei Newspaper Nintendo to Offer Smaller Switch Console — Nikkei Newspaper
- February 07, 2019

Shuntaro Furukawa told reporters Friday that sales in the current quarter are still going strong though they will likely be 3 million machines less than earlier estimated, at 17 million units. Pokemon Go, played on cell phones, has proved a giant hit around the world. Total Switch sales reached 32.27 million by December 31, 2018, with 9.41 million from the previous three months alone. (more...)
AI used to develop food flavouring AI used to develop food flavouring
- February 07, 2019

The ONE platform will be delivering family-favorite flavors that can season both vegetables and proteins. Using IBM Research AI for Product Composition, product developers at McCormick & Company will use AI to devise new flavor combinations and help predict what flavor will be trending soon. (more...)
Mobile CEO promises the same or better prices following Sprint Merger Mobile CEO promises the same or better prices following Sprint Merger
- February 06, 2019

T-Mobile has said that, if its merger with Sprint is approved , it'll continue supporting the 1Million Project . The merger between T-Mobile and Sprint is expected to create stronger competition with AT&T and Verizon, according to Legere and Marcelo Claure, Sprint executive chairman, especially with the battle of 5G heating up. (more...)
Bud Light touches nerve with corn syrup Super Bowl ads Bud Light touches nerve with corn syrup Super Bowl ads
- February 06, 2019

The Post reported that the paper purchased the ad time last week after it was made available and produced it in that time. Sanchez, a former television host and helicopter pilot who Bezos began dating amid divorce proceedings from his longtime wife, MacKenzie Bezos, is said to have helped shoot aerial footage for the commercial. (more...)
Apple adds support for fake 5G network in iOS 12.2 Apple adds support for fake 5G network in iOS 12.2
- February 06, 2019

The 256GB model is available at United States dollars 899, after a discount of USD 150. While the increase could be disappointing for those who want a phone to use with one hand, the overall dimensions of the device wouldn't change too much. (more...)
Your next flagship will be based on Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 855 chipset Your next flagship will be based on Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 855 chipset
- February 06, 2019

The companies are planning to unveil proof of concept of the phone at the annual Qualcomm Snapdragon Technology Summit in Maui this week. Internally, the Snapdragon 855 is called SM8150, which is why almost everyone was led to believe that the official name of the SoC would be Snapdragon 8150 . (more...)
SVO fuses 550hp V8 with Range Rover Velar SVO fuses 550hp V8 with Range Rover Velar
- February 06, 2019

A new front bumper features larger air intakes to provide more air to the V-8 engine and cool the brakes, a new grille adds to the sporting appeal and compliments new side moldings and the revised rear bumper, and quad exhaust pipes hint that serious power lies under the hood. (more...)
Firefox to block auto-playing audio starting March 2019 Firefox to block auto-playing audio starting March 2019
- February 06, 2019

Mozilla is changing the way its Firefox browser handles automatically playing multimedia. To turn off the feature, the user has to go the browser's URL address bar, and toggle on the autoplay permission . Something to look forward to: Nobody likes having their web experience interrupted by an autoplaying video that suddenly kicks in at full volume, but it's something Firefox users have to endure. (more...)
Can't connect to Windows Update? You're not alone Can't connect to Windows Update? You're not alone
- February 06, 2019

Microsoft has now confirmed that the issue was caused by DNS problems with an external service the company contracts with. We expect these issues will go away as downstream DNS servers are updated with the corrected Windows Update DNS entries. (more...)
Facebook will now let you unsend that typo in Messenger Facebook will now let you unsend that typo in Messenger
- February 06, 2019

WhatsApp, another mobile messaging app owned by Facebook already has the feature available. Make sure you've updated the app on your iPhone or Android smartphone to get hold of the feature. Why so late to the game? TL;DR Facebook is releasing a feature through which users can delete messages sent through Messenger . Once "removed", the message will not reappear in the draft space. (more...)
New Emoji List for 2019 Announced
- February 06, 2019

The list of new emojis is more inclusive of individuals with disabilities, which is something Apple actually pushed for early past year. Among the most noteworthy additions is a group of emoji representing people with disabilities, which was actually proposed by Apple last March . (more...)
Respawn’s Free-To-Play ‘Apex Legends’ Battle Royale Available Now Respawn’s Free-To-Play ‘Apex Legends’ Battle Royale Available Now
- February 05, 2019

The game peaked yesterday at just under half a million viewers according to TwitchTracker . So there you have it, Apex Legends . The first is the Jumpmaster system, which allows squads to choose where there are dropped on the map. A seasonal model will continue, with each themed season bringing new content in the form of weapons, Legends , skins and more. And hey, maybe even proved that there's plenty of Titanfall love, despite all the hand-wringing about how the lovely Titanfall 2 ... (more...)
Windows Update and Microsoft Store aren’t working for some users Windows Update and Microsoft Store aren’t working for some users
- February 05, 2019

But Windows phone [mobile] didn't really get the traction in the mostly iOS and Android dominated world. Fortunately, it looks as though Microsoft is looking to make things a bit more informative for us mere humans with the Windows 10 19H1 Update (which will reportedly be called the Windows 10 April 2019 Update). (more...)
Wargroove has broken even, so Chucklefish is Wargroove has broken even, so Chucklefish is "looking into" DLC
- February 05, 2019

This first patch brings with it "a number of bug fixes and other small improvements" that weren't able to be fixed before release. Fix bug that caused spectating online on Fog of War maps to not work correctly. Tiy says that the team has been "humbled" by the game's "incredible launch weekend", and that "we've already covered the cost of development". Aside from focusing on modding and Wargroove on PS4, Chucklefish has these features in mind. (more...)
Energizer to unveil new phone with a massive 18000mAh battery Energizer to unveil new phone with a massive 18000mAh battery
- February 05, 2019

The smartphone market has reached saturation levels in developed markets, while consumers in many emerging markets that have spotty cellular service are more likely to buy affordable phones with fewer features. Energizer did launch a 16,000mAh phone at MWC last year, so this isn't entirely unexpected - but that phone was a bit of a brick and took forever to charge, so we're hoping for improvements on that front with this year's model. (more...)
Xiaomi Will Launch a Snapdragon-Powered Redmi Flagship This Year Xiaomi Will Launch a Snapdragon-Powered Redmi Flagship This Year
- February 05, 2019

The Redmi Note 7 smartphone was first launched in China last month, which comes with a premium glass body and a massive screen-to-body ratio thanks to the waterdrop notch display. The Redmi Note 7 is fueled by the Snapdragon 660 64-bit octa-core processor, which managed to surprise quite a few people, as the Snapdragon 710 was expected. (more...)
One Galaxy S10 Model To Feature Triple Rear Cameras One Galaxy S10 Model To Feature Triple Rear Cameras
- February 05, 2019

The company has also not made any orders for iris scanner hardware from any of its vendors, which is the biggest indication that the Galaxy S10 could opt for something else. Previously announced, the fingerprint sensor was finally removed from the back of Samsung Galaxy S10 and implemented into the display. That's what the Beyond 2 is all about. (more...)
PS4 Sales Drop In Q4 Signals Imminent Arrival of PS5 PS4 Sales Drop In Q4 Signals Imminent Arrival of PS5
- February 05, 2019

Profit for Sony's gaming business dropped 14%, down to 73.1 billion yen, in the company's third quarter which ended in December compared to the same period previous year, thanks to a significant slowdown of PlayStation 4 sales, the company reported Friday. (more...)