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HTC to launch its blockchain smartphone later this year

The Exodus will feature a cold storage wallet to keep cryptocurrencies offline and safe from cyberattacks, and to support decentralized apps, Chen said. In the meantime, the Exodus will act as a hardware wallet that makes use of decentralized apps. But many speculate that the company is riding on the success of the Q3 Exodus release, as a successful launch of this phone could see HTC move to clearer waters. Read More »

Drake says Will Smith wins 'In My Feelings Challenge'

But instead of hitting the streets, Will danced on top of Budapest's Széchenyi Chain Bridge. Hey, sometimes when a good Drake jam comes around. you just gotta get shiggy with it. Smith admitted that his dance moves are a little stiff because he was terrified of the heights. Unsurprisingly, the Philadelphia native's jaw-dropping video quickly went viral and earned the stamp of approval from the Scorpion performer himself, who commented, "Wow the video is done". Read More »

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 1803 Update KB4338819 for Patch Tuesday

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While we can finally say goodbye to infinitely long lines of text, this update on a cult classic will probably still not change the notoriously not user-friendly reputation of this app. Microsoft improved the loading performance when you load large files in Notepad. The status bar is now visible at the bottom of Notepad by default. Read More »

Gboard lets you communicate in Morse Code

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After that, go to Settings Gboard Keyboards and then enable Gboard to make it as the default keyboard app on your iPhone or iPad. However, for many people with disabilities, typing in Morse code is absolutely mandatory, as developer Tania Finlayson, an expert in Morse code assistive technology and born with cerebral palsy points out. Read More »

Ariel Atom 4 debuts with Honda Civic Type R power

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Only the pedals and fuel-filler cap make it over from the previous generation vehicle. Just like its predecessor, the Atom 4 boasts impressive headline performance figures: 0-60mph is dispatched in 2.8sec, 0-100mph takes just 6.8sec and it'll reach a 162mph top speed. Read More »

Google: Chrome now protects you from Spectre password-stealing attacks

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You could also add a command line flag to start Chrome with -site-per-process, but that's a lot of work. Some of the performance hit can be offset by smaller and shorter-lived renderer processes. To check whether this is enabled, or disable it should you choose (which we don't recommend), you can head to chrome://flags#enable-site-per-process in your location bar, and then set the toggle for Strict Site Isolation to either Enabled or Disabled. Read More »

Google wants you to download these 10 apps

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Think again. Apple's App Store had a mammoth start to 2018. It took Google nearly four more years to launch its Google Store and trigger the real democratisation of apps, killing the APK sharing culture which had spawned many privacy and security issues around the world. Read More »

Bentley Mulsanne WO Edition unveiled

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The W.O. Edition by Mulliner is available on all three Mulsanne models, including the Speed. 100 will be built, with deliveries commencing in 2019 following the car's public debut at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in August. Named after founder Walter Owen Bentley, each unit of the latest auto features a piece from the founder's personal 8 Litre vehicle, which was the last model he designed for the company in 1930. Read More »

Microsoft counters Slack with a free version of Teams

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Clearly, Microsoft is flexing its infrastructure muscle with this Teams move. Built-in audio and video calling for individuals, groups, and full team meetups. Microsoft Teams free version is limited to up to 300 users and it's a very useful solution for small to medium sized businesses and project teams. That's exactly what Microsoft announced today , with Microsoft CVP Ron Markezich describing the new offering as "a powerful introduction to Microsoft 365". Read More »

UK slips further down global broadband league table

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Unsurprisingly, Singapore is still in the lead with a 60Mbps average speed. This news comes courtesy of Cable.co.uk who compiled data collected by M-Lab: a partnership between New America's Open Technology Institute, Google Open Source Research, Princeton University's PlanetLab, and others. Read More »

TicWatch Pro dual-layered smartwatch is here

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It's exclusive to Amazon Prime in both countries until August 15. In most cases that will be the OLED one, and you'll get a standard Wear OS experience. Health and Fitness - Sensors include a heart rate monitor, accelerometer, gyro, magnetic sensor, ambient light sensor and low latency off-body sensor. Read More »

Monster Hunter Gets Animated Special Airing in 2019

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Monster Hunter World PC System Requirements - 07/09/2018 08:52 AMCapcom will release Monster Hunter World for PC later this year but the PC system requirements for the game have already leaked through the Chinese gaming platform, WeGame, which is owned by Tencent. Read More »

Instagram 'Questions' sticker lets you get responses to questions in your Stories

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But even if you see your friend's photo and username in private, these details won't show up when you post your response. To request questions from followers, the user selects the "questions" sticker located in the sticker library. Those watching the story can then type their questions into a text box in the sticker; questions asked by followers can be found in the bottom left hand corner where viewers can see who has viewed their story. Read More »

India adopts 'world's strongest' net neutrality norms

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In India , the debate started in 2015 when companies like Airtel, Facebook, Reliance and Flipkart launched plans effectively removing neutrality. The report details a handful of exceptions to the net neutrality rules, which includes "new and emerging" services such as autonomous driving and tele-medicine or remote-diagnostic services, which by their nature could require prioritised internet lanes and speeds faster than normal. Read More »

Sonos Adds AirPlay 2 Support to Certain Speaker Models

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Apple HomePod was the first speaker to support Airplay 2 but Sonos is the first partner to roll out the required update . If you have an iOS device, like an iPhone or an iPad, you can integrate Siri on that with your Sonos speakers for voice control, building on top of the AirPlay 2 support. Read More »

Epic Announces $8M Summer Skirmish Series - Fortnite

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Season 5 promises to bring in a whole bunch of new features for fans to get stuck into. PUBG was the one to show the way for the other games in the battle royale arena, but Fortnite was quick to catch up and leave PUBG behind, tasting dust. Read More »

Sony Xperia XA2 Plus brings high-res audio to the mid-range

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At this moment, we are not sure if Sony Mobile will import this into Malaysia, I guess we will just have to wait and see. As per the blog, Xperia XA2 Plus will come in two different variants - 4GB RAM with 32GB internal storage and 6GB RAM paired with 64GB internal storage. Read More »

HP Chromebook x2 variant sounds like the Surface Go

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Starting at $399, the Surface Go is a 10-inch device that may need a handful of accessories in order to achieve its potential. The tablet features a 10-inch display and weighs in at just 1.2 pounds (0.54KG). The USB Type-C to Type-A adatper costs $19.99, while the one with Ethernet is $54.99. Storage options include 64GB of eMMC (Embedded Multimedia Card) or solid-state drives with either 128GB or 256GB of capacity. Read More »

Leaked promo material reveals new Galaxy Note 9 S Pen

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While regulatory filings made zero mention of a yellow S-Pen, it was pretty obvious that it was coming and that there would be some sort of blue/yellow combo. These rumored upgrades include a built-in laser pointer, controls for music, controls for the camera, Bluetooth support, among other features. Look closer, however, and you could see that the clicker at the top was blue. Read More »

Apple gives MacBook Pros a much-needed shot of Coffee Lake

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Experts believe the lack of interest in the phone is largely due to the notch, which many potential Chinese customers believe removes too much space on the screen . Apple is expected to release these devices at the tail end of the summer, likely in September or October as is usual. The notion of having a camera on the Apple Watch, aside from one on a modular strap perhaps, may seem a bit unusual, not the least because it would waste precious space on such a small device. Read More »

Taiwan flag emoji crashed iPhones 'to appease China'

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He was initially skeptical, but was able to verify the claim and - by a somewhat tortuous process - work out what was causing it. Essentially, if you set your iPhone or iPad's device language or location settings to China , or "CN" on the code side, the operating system will block the Taiwan flag emoji from being displayed. Read More »

Google updates Inbox app to be compatible with the iPhone X notch

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As you can see, subscription services like Netflix, Spotify, and even Tinder, bring the big bucks for Apple when it comes to apps, yet games account for the whopping 70% of the App Store revenue, play on! It also appears that more than 500 doctors and medical researchers have used Apple's ResearchKit and CareKit software tools for clinical studies involving 3 million participants on conditions ranging from autism and Parkinson's disease, etc. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S10+ may feature a dual selfie camera

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Apple released three iPhones previous year, and will most likely do the same with its next batch. In addition, it also comes with a bigger price tag: about $15 per sensor, compared to the $2 price for a regular one. There will be twin 12 megapixel sensors, one telephoto and one wide-angle, supplemented by a 16 megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera. The analyst expects Samsung to ship 31 million units of the Galaxy S9 smartphone , compared with about 50 million units of the Galaxy S7 in ... Read More »

Roger Federer not concerned about start of World Cup game

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The All England Tennis Club Boss did sate the final would take place at the said as its done every year despite the fact that England who are now hosting the tennis event stand a chance of making the World Cup final. With a smile on his face, he told a post-match press conference: "I'm more concerned the World Cup final will have issues because the Wimbledon final is going on". Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 revealed in first leaked render

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We have already seen images of the purported devices, which allegedly sports a dramatically redesigned front compared to last year's Galaxy Tab S3 . The new one looks more sleek and shiny, enhanced functionality is also possible. As for the dual camera setup on the front, the only other Samsung device which supports it is the Samsung Galaxy A8. To unlock the phone or authenticate Samsung Pay purchases, the user will simply hold his or her finger on the screen in a specific area toward the ... Read More »

OnePlus 6 256GB Midnight Black now available in India

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OnePlus has launched the OnePlus 6 256GB Midnight Black model in India. That means it carries the middle price tag of the three OnePlus 6 options, setting you back $579 (£519, around AU$775) SIM-free. 2,000. The phone will also go on sale on oneplus.in on July 14, along with OnePlus' official offline channels, which includes Croma and OnePlus exclusive stores across the country. Read More »

Pixel 2 XL, Home, & Chromecast, including $150 off Home Max pair

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During that time, you will find marked down prices on some of Google's most popular products. After the Pixel 2 XL , the most noteworthy deal is on the Google Home Max , the best-sounding smart speaker you can buy . The two retailers are also knocking an extra $5 off the Chromecast Ultra so you can get it for $49. Of course with all retail deals you won't have to wait for delivery, making it easy to scratch that particular tech itch, but if you do decide to order from the Google ... Read More »

Fortnite Season 5 starting on July 12

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So while Fortnite fans have a few extra days to complete their tiers, Season 4 will finish on Wednesday, July 11. That means players can get ready to explore a revamped map and collect new loot through the battle pass on Thursday, July 12. Read More »

IPhone Is Most Common 'Status Symbol' of Wealth

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An iPhone? According to a report written by the University of Chicago and the National Bureau of Economic Research , in the US owning an iPhone is an indicator that you are in a higher tax bracket than others. In 1992, some of the top brands that were associated with wealth in the USA, in no particular order, were Grey Poupon Dijon mustard, Kodak cameras, Kikkoman soy sauce, and Philadelphia Cream Cheese. Read More »