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Is Google teasing a Pixel 3 Mini on its Instagram account?

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The two devices will com coming as a follow up to the last year's Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL . Google has started rolling out Android's October security update that brings with it improvements for its Pixel smartphones with the most important being a fix for fast-charging issues that have been plaguing Pixel and Pixel XL phones since the release of Android 9 Pie OS. Read More »

Windows 10 October 2018 Update, Windows Server 2019 Now Available

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For our many mobile users on laptops and 2-in-1 devices, we have improved Window's ability to know when a device will not be in use and perform certain update activities then, so as not to disrupt the user. The app is essentially designed as a companion app to more closely align Android and iOS to Windows 10. Soon, it will be made available for the iPhone users also. Read More »

New head of Instagram named after co-founders' departure

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Mosseri joined the Facebook behemoth in 2008 as a designer, and worked his way up into the role of Facebook head of news, where he had to deal with the fallout of accusations that Facebook did not do enough about fighting fake news and other misinformation that fills up the social network. Read More »

Inventor of the Web Reveals Disruptive Plan to Solve Data Security Issues

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Solid , a portmanteau of social linked data , is a project hosted by the MIT and is slated toallow you to corral personal data, like photos, music, contacts and calendar events. Since POD store data can only be shared with apps Solid has created or licensed you won't be able to use the likes of Facebook, Gmail or Spotify with it. Read More »

Note 9 wins popularity contest vs iPhone XS Max: poll results

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Even though the iPhone features 4×4 MIMO for the very first time, some users have still reported poor LTE connectivity in the new handsets. As we have mentioned earlier, there have been a series of reports surrounding the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max's LTE performance. Read More »

BMW Waves Goodbye to the 3 Series' Manual Transmission

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A BMW spokesperson confirmed to CNet that it has made this decision on a global scale, meaning that other markets won't be receiving the manual transmission on any gasoline-powered BMWs. The new 3 Series is set to go on sale in South Africa during the first half of 2019 - the local model mix and pricing will be announced nearer to the time. Read More »

Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay video teases life as an outlaw

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A newly released gameplay video today shows exactly how the highly ambitious game "seamlessly blends story with action, and exploration with choice - all under the constant threat of danger". Or will you be holding out in hopes of an eventual PC release? You can just stand there and watch them from "impressively far distances", according to Rockstar Intel . Read More »

OnePlus 6T Will Have Dual Rear Cameras According to New Leaked Renders

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It's customary for smartphone makers to launch audio dongles as well as new headphones when removing the 3.5mm audio port. OnePlus will do precisely the same thing as various rivals, MySmartPrice reports . By the looks of it, looks like the OnePlus 6T will come with much thinner bezels than the OnePlus 6T . Leaks reveal the possibility of the device being juiced by a large battery capacity of 3,700mAh. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Watch Comes To Malaysia; Price Starts RM1,199

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 most recent update has been rolled out in Germany, and other regions should get it soon. This update will be given out over-the-air, and therefore the users of Note 9 who has not received a notification for the update, it is recommended to check it manually in the Settings App. Read More »

Google Maps is Getting Better Commute Features, Music Player Integration

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But an update to Google Maps software fixes this by letting you control Spotify, Apple Music and Google Play tunes from within the Maps app while in navigation mode. It promises "you'll know if there's traffic on your drive, when the next train departs, and how long it'll take to walk from the train station to the office". Read More »

Project Stream by Google announced, allows video game streaming

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Unlike video, a game requires extremely low latency for direct control of the experience in real time. Project Stream begins testing on October 5th with Assassins Creed Odyssey . Google isn't alone in bringing Assassin's Creed Odyssey to streaming platforms, with Ubisoft also experimenting with bringing the game to the Nintendo Switch in Japan via cloud servers . Read More »

Was a black Surface Laptop 2 leaked in Netflix’s Iron Fist?

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Interestingly, none of the devices will reportedly be equipped with USB Type-C ports. The Redmond, Washington-headquartered company has a launch event scheduled for October 2 in NY where the new Surface devices are likely to debut. The highest end models can be spec'ed up to 16GB of RAM and an Intel Core i7 processor. WinFuture reports that both the Surface Laptop 2 and Surface Pro 6 won't include USB-C ports but will supposedly incorporate the mini DisplayPort and Surface Connector ... Read More »

New third-gen Google Chromecast goes on sale before official launch

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Dubbed as Chromecast third-generation, the device made an early appearance on the American e-commerce site Best Buy. Even though we won't be over in NY for the Made By Google event, we understand we'll be able to see these new products on Australian shores pretty quickly, so if your local JB HiFi isn't selling New Chromecasts just yet, it won't be long before they are. Read More »

Google may pay $9 bn to remain Apple`s default search

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However, the only real number available is from 2014, due to court filings, which revealed Google paid Apple $1 billion for its search engine spot. When Apple first introduced the iPhone , the decision to use Google as the default search engine on mobile Safari was essentially a no-brainer. Read More »

Apple's new iPhone XS Ad Focuses on Thinking Big

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The iPhone XS features a dual camera setup having 12MP wide-angle sensor with f/1.8 aperture and a 12MP telephoto sensor with f/2.4 aperture that includes OIS that can clearly capture videos up to 4K resolution at 60 fps and 1080p slow motion videos at 240 fps. Read More »

Facebook data leaked for 50 million users in security breach

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The attackers were able to use accounts as if they were their own by stealing "access tokens". The company also said it is temporarily disabling the " View As " feature until it conducts a security review. Facebook reported its worst security breach ever last week with over 50 million accounts compromised. Facebook said it automatically unlinked potentially affected accounts from Instagram and Oculus, both of which are owned by Facebook. Read More »

Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain launched at Rs. 75 lakh

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Mercedes-Benz expanded its rather exhaustive portfolio in India by driving in the new E-class All-Terrain. With this new addition, the new E-class portfolio in India now boasts three different body styles - the long-wheelbase sedan (standard model), the standard wheelbase sedan ( AMG E 63) and the new estate. Read More »

The One iPhone XS Max Setting Everyone Needs to Know

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The A12 Bionic chip is among the first in the world to be fabricated by TSMC on the 7nm process which is why it is so expensive. It should be noted that iPhone Xs Max is not just the biggest iPhone ever, it's one of the biggest smartphone available in the market. Read More »

Racing game Forza Horizon 4 gets launch trailer, releases next week

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There are ways to get the game sooner: if you want to pick up the title sooner, you can pay for a digital version in a region that isn't yours (NOTE: you'll have to have a valid form of payment linked the country in question, though). For the 2018 game, players can collect, modify, and drive over 450 cars , and play solo or team up with friends to race, stunt, and explore their way through Great Britain. Read More »

Porsche at 70: 911 GT2 RS reborn as 935

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Porsche is celebrating its 70th anniversary by launching a limited-run 935 supercar that pays homage to the marque's similarly named 24 hours of Le Mans competitor from the 1970s. The 935 also features an assortment of components shared with race cars including LED lights from the 919 Hybrid LMP1 , side mirrors from the 911 RSR and titanium tailpipes which echo those on the 1968 Porsche 908 . Read More »

California charges 17 people in connection with Apple store robbery scheme

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There are arrest warrants out for the nine remaining suspects. On Tuesday, seven of those suspects were arrested and booked into the Alameda County Jail, according to a news release from California Attorney General Xavier Becerra . The investigation also included the Oakland Police Department, as well as the California Department of Justice Crime Unit. Local law enforcement agencies from the following counties have assisted in the investigation: Alameda County, Butte County, Contra Costa ... Read More »

Minecraft: Dungeons is dungeon-crawling done Minecraft-style

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The game is scheduled to arrive on PC first in 2019 - a beta will precede its arrival, but don't expect anything like the soft launch " Minecraft " had. The Village and Pillage update adds some needed goal to the villages, so this might be what gets me back into the game. Mojang announced the game at Minecon today, providing a few general details about what Minecraft: Dungeons is all about. Read More »

LG V40 ThinQ with 5 cameras unveiled, set for Korean market

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They call this treatment Silky Blast, and they suggest that this treatment is done to "etch microscopic pits on the rear glass of the LG V40 ThinQ ". Will also be a few colored shells: red, blue, and gray. The statement has come up just before a few days of the official launch event that is planned for October 3 in NY. Read More »

Surface Studio 2 benchmarks position device as an all-in-one PC killer

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Microsoft seems to be working on the successor of its Surface Studio all-in-one PC. Microsoft offers two versions of the Surface Go , and Consumer Reports bought and tested them both; neither is recommended. In August 2017, the nonprofit product ratings organisation said it could no longer recommend Microsoft Surface products as a result of reliability issues. Read More »

The Walking Dead Spoiler: Lauren Cohan Might Return in Season 10

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GOG.com notes on its site, " Telltale has requested a temporary pause of sales of The Walking Dead - Final Season". Originally " The Walking Dead: The Final Season " was arranged to be four episodes long, with the first one being released on August 14 and the second one on September 24. Read More »

Google Group Planning Feature is official and rolling out now

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While the obvious use case is picking up a restaurant to eat at, the function works for any sort of Google Maps locations. For now, Google doesn't have a solution for that problem. It's a nightmare. Your one friend needs vegan options, another person is gluten-free, you're craving pho, and 20 group texts later, no one can agree. Read More »

How to play the Fallout 76 Beta on your PlayStation 4

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Bethesda has today revealed that the much anticipated Fallout 76 beta will launch on Tuesday, October 23rd for Xbox One players and Tuesday, October 30th for PlayStation 4 and PC. That means the servers won't be running 24/7, but they'll be online during certain times to get as many people possible to play at the same time. An opening cutscene movie for the game was also uploaded, which you can check out in the linked video above. Read More »

Facebook has new 'Quest' for virtual reality

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The $399 Oculus Quest is the third, and arguably best, entry into the premium standalone VR headset market after the $399 Lenovo Mirage Solo and $600 HTC Vive Focus. Oculus says the Quest will launch next spring, although an official release date has yet to be confirmed. The co-founder of Oculus , Nate Mitchell, has indicated that the virtual reality company has not forgotten about the professional VR headset space. Read More »

Introducing Oculus Quest: a no-compromises standalone VR headset

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Additionally, Oculus Quest will ship with a full set of touch controllers, similar to the Oculus Rift , where Go only ships with a single controller that is more akin to a remote than a full game controller. The Quest uses absolutely no wires, as it is a system in itself, much like the Playstation or XBox. Quest will be bundled together with a new Touch controller that looked nearly similar to existing Touch controllers for Rift . Read More »

OnePlus 6T could be announced on October 17

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The invitation also includes the words "unlock the speed" written on the phone's screen, seemingly hinting at both the power of the OnePlus 6T and the in-screen fingerprint scanner which it's already confirmed to have . Among the major changes, we will get to see a water-drop notch display, an in-display fingerprint sensor and will ship without a 3.5mm headphone jack. Read More »

In China? Here's what you need to know about the new iPhones

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Price cuts for older models, with the home button, are also likely. You can say that both of them look like the iPhone X . No further changes have been made to the design. However, the iPhone Xs Plus could cross the USD 1000 price mark for the base variant. CEO Tim Cook showed off the Apple XS, which has a bigger screen than the one on last year's dramatically designed model , the iPhone X . Read More »

Dragalia Lost Now Live on Mobile Phones

Dragalia Lost is set to release on iOS and Android on September 27, but the official Nintendo of America Twitter account revealed exactly when players can download the new mobile game. The game is available to download on the Play Store right now, and it's up and running. In a post to the official Dragalia Lost website , Nintendo details the game's celebratory launch event. Read More »