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Industry Nokia X5 debuts, possibly Nokia 5.1 Plus for everyone else
Author: 0 Nokia X5 debuts, possibly Nokia 5.1 Plus for everyone else

HMD Global , the Finnish company with license to sell Nokia-branded smartphones globally, had launched Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 7 plus and Nokia 8 Sirocco for the Indian market in April and was followed with the launch of Nokia 6.1 with 4GB RAM for the online market.

Industry Library partners with Google on new job searching feature
Author: 0 Library partners with Google on new job searching feature

The world's largest search engine now shows everything from cinema times to flight statuses, and in the United Kingdom, is about to get even more useful with the introduction of job openings . Google shares closed lower in the US Monday, as the tech giant launched its job-hunting service in the UK. If you're in the United Kingdom, you can test the feature out for yourself on desktop, mobile browsers, or the Google Search app by simply typing in "jobs near me" or by searching for a more ...

Industry World of Warcraft Has Axed Its Initial Box Price
Author: 0 World of Warcraft Has Axed Its Initial Box Price

Whilst Blizzard hasn't officially announced this change, it is now impossible to buy the game from its online shop, and a subscription unlocks all content. Personal loot by default (an existing system that's fully replacing other famous systems like master loot) is also a huge change in that all players earn their own loot from encounters - no DKP flowchart or spreadsheet needed.

Industry Hi-res render of Galaxy Note 9 surfaces: yellow stylus, blue phone
Author: 0 Hi-res render of Galaxy Note 9 surfaces: yellow stylus, blue phone

What do you think of this leaked Samsung Galaxy Note 9 design? When folded, the device includes a smaller "display bar" on the front, allowing users to use the device like a phone. If the photos are accurate, the Galaxy Note 9 is going to look pretty similar to the Galaxy Note 8. People familiar with the matter have said that components including the foldable display and the external display bar could require a bigger battery, which could overheat.

Industry No Man's Sky NEXT Finally Delivers the Game Everyone Wanted
Author: 0 No Man's Sky NEXT Finally Delivers the Game Everyone Wanted

Hello Games describes its NEXT update as an incredibly important one, but also "just another step in a longer journey". Everyone who owns the game will be able to download the update for free, which most notably features the long-awaited addition of multiplayer .

Industry EU Issues $5 Billion Antitrust Fine for Android Abuses
Author: 0 EU Issues $5 Billion Antitrust Fine for Android Abuses

Google made payments to certain (unspecified) large manufacturers and mobile network operators on condition that they exclusively pre-install the Google Search app on devices. In order to pre-install Google's apps - including the Play Store and Google Search - on their devices, manufacturers had to commit not to develop or sell even a single device running on an Android fork.

Industry Moto E5 Play Android Go edition unveiled
Author: 0 Moto E5 Play Android Go edition unveiled

In the USA, Motorola launched the Moto E5 , Moto E5 Plus and Moto E5 Play . Motorola has just announced that it's expanding the availability of the Moto E5 Play that's already been released in the United States to other markets.

Industry Xiaomi will launch two Android One smartphones next week
Author: 0 Xiaomi will launch two Android One smartphones next week

Xiaomi is expected to launch the Mi Max 3 in India. It is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 625 processor paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage , which can be expanded further using a microSD card. It will also feature a notch and will also be part of Android One program. The Adreno 509 GPU handles graphics. In terms of memory, the device is expected to be announced in three variants - 3GB RAM + 32GB storage , 4GB RAM + 32GB storage and 4GB RAM + 64GB storage .

Industry How to send spam calls straight to voicemail with Google's phone app
Author: 0 How to send spam calls straight to voicemail with Google's phone app

Users are also notified if the call couldn't be completed. But what if it's that phone call from the bank or that delivery service and you need to take it? You won't get missed a call or voicemail notifications, but you'll still see filtered calls in your call history and be able to check any voicemail you receive.

Industry Forget Prime Day, eBay is Giving Buyers 20% Off 20 Brands
Author: 0 Forget Prime Day, eBay is Giving Buyers 20% Off 20 Brands

Target announced that they too will be hosting a super-sale (what many call "Anti-Prime Day" deals) starting on July 17th, with some exclusive deals available now! She also believes Amazon should have started the sale at midnight instead of the middle of the day to reduce the rush of traffic on the site.

Industry Here are the 70 new emoji coming to iOS
Author: 0 Here are the 70 new emoji coming to iOS

The social networking site also announced that soon they will roll out new emojis for both Facebook and Messenger. There are a few new food emoji as well for mango, lettuce, cupcake, and mooncake. Since it's World Emoji Day, we thought we'd also take a quick look at the history of the characters and how they became such a hit. Thousands of emoji are now available on iOS , watchOS and macOS, including emotive smiley faces, gender-neutral characters, various clothing options, food types, ...

Industry Hey Look, Apple Just Announced New MacBook Pros
Author: 0 Hey Look, Apple Just Announced New MacBook Pros

The updated 13-inch MacBook Pro price starts at 1,299 - same as the previous version. Another upgrade is the keyboard which Apple says is now quieter while typing. There are still plenty of reasons to hate the new MacBook Pro design , but there are way more USB C accessories and in some cases less need for dongles.

Industry Aston Martin builds V8 Cygnet 'ultimate city car'
Author: 0 Aston Martin builds V8 Cygnet 'ultimate city car'

Aston Martin vice president and Special Operations officer David King said the model, which is claimed to have a ideal 50:50 weight distribution, illustrates the brand's "fun side". The dry weight of the vehicle is rated at 1,375kg, around 500kg more than in the regular Cygnet . The auto also features the previous Vantage's seven-speed automated manual transmission, limited-slip differential, and suspension.

Industry Here's Apple's Lousy Attempt At Fixing the Keyboard on New MacBook Pros
Author: 0 Here's Apple's Lousy Attempt At Fixing the Keyboard on New MacBook Pros

Yesterday, Apple announced a minor refresh for its 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro models , adding True Tone display technology, previously limited to iPhone X and iPad Pro. The keyboard on the new MacBook Pro features a thin rubberized layer under its keycaps that prevents dust and debris from getting into the butterfly mechanism, reports iFixit .

Industry Sprint Overhauls Unlimited Plans: What's the Best Deal?
Author: 0 Sprint Overhauls Unlimited Plans: What's the Best Deal?

However, with the Unlimited Freedom plan making way for Unlimited Basic and Plus, that offer ends today (July 12). Adding a second line costs $50, subsequent lines go for $30/month. Sprint is hardly the first carrier to divvy up its unlimited plans into multiple tiers. Besides unlimited talk, text and data, Unlimited Basic bundles in the Hulu streaming service and lets you use 5GB of LTE data when you're roaming in Canada and Mexico.

Industry Samsung Galaxy S10+ Rumored To Have Five Cameras, Specs and Price
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S10+ Rumored To Have Five Cameras, Specs and Price

Now, it's been reported that the phablet will be launched in Korea on August 24. That battery and screen dwarf Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Note 9 , which is expected to have a 6.3-inch screen and a 4000mAh battery. It stated that the smartphone will include 6GB RAM and run Android 8.1 Oreo. The purported Samsung Galaxy Note 9 was spotted on Geekbench a few months ago.

Industry Samsung Note 9 Release Date leaked
Author: 0 Samsung Note 9 Release Date leaked

As Samsung has confirmed, the launch event of the Galaxy Note 9 will be held on August 9 in NY. When Samsung first teased the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 or, at least, its S Pen , it led many to believe that a gold version of the handset was on the cards.

Industry Mac mini may get update within the year
Author: 0 Mac mini may get update within the year

Rumors have been swirling for a while that Apple may redesign the MacBook Air and come out with a new, sub-$1,000 laptop in the near future. The 13-inch MacBook Pro now tops out at 2 TB of SSD storage, a 2.7 GHz (4.8 GHz with Turbo Boost) i7 quad-core processor, and 16 GB of RAM.

Industry TV viewers prioritising World Cup over Wimbledon
Author: 0 TV viewers prioritising World Cup over Wimbledon

But after Centre Court was left two-thirds empty during England's quarter-final match against Sweden last week, the ban has been negotiated and lifted. Federer, 36, could be playing for a ninth All England Club title on Sunday at the same time as England contest the final of the world's most widely viewed sporting event.

Industry Smartphone maker Xiaomi drops in Hong Kong debut
Author: 0 Smartphone maker Xiaomi drops in Hong Kong debut

By contrast, China Literature Ltd, the e-book arm of Tencent Holdings, late past year raised $1.1 billion in its Hong Kong IPO amid heavy demand, with the retail portion being 625 times oversubscribed. "The market environment is getting conservative". There has been a bit of debate as to whether or not it is a hardware company or an internet company, perhaps when the dust settles and investors know what they're getting into we could see the price move in Xiaomi's favour.

Industry Warframe Announced for Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 Warframe Announced for Nintendo Switch

After the success of Warframe on the Xbox One and PlayStation platforms, game developer Digital Extremes is ready to port the game over to the Nintendo Switch as well. The game also gives players the ability to join clans, tame animals, upgrade armour and explore a huge open world - what's not to like? The game is now without a release date or even window, but when we know, you will know.

Industry IHOB was faking it - it’s back to pancakes for IHOP
Author: 0 IHOB was faking it - it’s back to pancakes for IHOP

Business Insider reports that, according to YouGov BrandIndex data , prior to the IHOb change, 19 percent of adults in the United States said they had talked about the chain in the previous two weeks. Prior to the IHOb campaign, 19% of USA adults said they had talked about the chain in the past two weeks. The name change lit up social media. Some fans called the name change "bizarre" and "a nightmare".

Industry The Surface Go Is Microsoft’s Next Big Thing
Author: 0 The Surface Go Is Microsoft’s Next Big Thing

The device has been talked about for months and the latest report suggests that the new Surface will be released by Microsoft this Friday. However, the Intel Pentium Gold Processor 4415Y (which sits just below Core M) should give you plenty of pep for surfing the web, reviewing and marking up documents and checking email.

Industry Samsung opens the world's biggest smartphone facility in India
Author: 0 Samsung opens the world's biggest smartphone facility in India

As a result of the latest investment in the Noida factory, the production capacity of smartphones is expected to rise to 12 million units a month from the existing 5 million. During the visit, Moon will also meet President Ram Nath Kovind, who will host a banquet in his honour. During their visit, the two leaders listened to a few of Mahatma Gandhi's favourite bhajans sung by classical singer Vidya Shah.The South Korean President is on a three-day visit to India, having arrived in New ...

Industry Google reportedly in talks to incorporate Duplex into call center industry
Author: 0 Google reportedly in talks to incorporate Duplex into call center industry

Google has issued a statement that says Duplex AI is completely focused on consumer uses right now and it has no enterprise deployment testing underway. The primary use case mentioned in today's report is call centers, specifically the booming cloud-based market where Duplex's uncanny naturalness might serve as an advantage.

Industry Apple remembers colors exist in time for its 2018 iPhone lineup
Author: 0 Apple remembers colors exist in time for its 2018 iPhone lineup

In a bit of a twist, Kuo didn't mention green or purple, but the analyst said nearly every other colour could show up on 2018 iPhones , with the upcoming 6.1-inch iPhone X successor available in "grey, white, blue, red and orange", while the larger 6.5-inch version may come in black, white and gold.

Industry 16-lens camera maker Light developing 9-lens smartphone
Author: 0 16-lens camera maker Light developing 9-lens smartphone

The lenses, all together, manage to capture 64-megapixel shots and work remarkably well in low-light as well as high-speed conditions. As insane as it sounds, Light, the company behind the L16 camera with 16 lenses on one side (see the video at the bottom of this article), is said to be working on a handset.

Industry Someone recreated Mario Kart in Fortnite Playground
Author: 0 Someone recreated Mario Kart in Fortnite Playground

The track is very similar to the ones that would normally be found in a Mario Kart game, except instead of cars, they used Shopping Carts, and instead of Mario characters, they used classic Fortnite skins. "Matchmaker tries its best, but eventually ends up like Lucy at the candy factory". "The team will keep chugging around the clock and into the weekend, and we will make this thing work as soon as we can".

Industry Shenmue I & II HD remaster release date set for August
Author: 0 Shenmue I & II HD remaster release date set for August

The original Shenmue was first released in 2000 (1999 in Japan) and has only ever been available on Sega's Dreamcast console. The physical version of Shenmue I & II will feature a double-sided poster and reversible cover, while the digital edition can be pre-ordered for a 10% discount.

Industry Samsung Galaxy Note9 launch teased for 9th August
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note9 launch teased for 9th August

The Galaxy On6 that costs Rs. 14,490 will be available for purchase exclusively through online platforms such as Flipkart and Samsung Online Shop beginning from July 5. As early as October previous year, we said the phone may implement the under-display optical fingerprint sensor and had the same speculation a few months later.

Industry Google allows developers to access user emails
Author: 0 Google allows developers to access user emails

Some companies may request access to "read, send, delete, and manage your email" which gives them full access to emails on Gmail . But the Journal found that Google "continues to let hundreds of outside software developers scan the inboxes of millions of Gmail users who signed up for email-based services offering shopping price comparisons, automated travel-itinerary planners or other tools".

Author: 0 Samsung phones sent photos to random contacts, users say

Some Samsung users are complaining that their smartphones randomly sent photos and scheduled texts to contacts. The problem was first reported by Gizmodo , and users have pointed out how their Samsung phone sent all photos from the phone's gallery to other users.

Industry Facebook reveals bug that unblocked users
Author: 0 Facebook reveals bug that unblocked users

However, the previously blocked person could add as a friend or even contact on Messenger. "We know that the ability to block someone is important - and we'd like to apologise". Blocking also automatically unfriends them if the users were previously friends. Egan acknowledged how serious the bug was, especially for users who blocked possibly invasive people.

Industry The first Android P release candidate is now available
Author: 0 The first Android P release candidate is now available

As Google says, the goal of the beta is really to allow developers to get their apps ready or the new features, while having the added benefit of a massive network of testers to help the firm stamp out flaws ahead of the public release. It looks like Google will only roll out this feature with the final build of Android. The next major version of Android, Android 9.0, is slated to arrive sometime in Q3 2018.

Industry The red OnePlus 6 you’ve been waiting for is finally here
Author: 0 The red OnePlus 6 you’ve been waiting for is finally here

It will be sold via Amazon India and OnePlus online store. Prior to the launch of the OnePlus 6 earlier this year, rumors for the device's build materials considered a wide range of possibilities. The OnePlus 6 Red also has a glossy look to it that Lau attributes to the inclusion of an evaporated layer of brightening film in the design process to keep a bright coating.

Industry Panos Panay fingers LG Display as screen supplier for the Surface Phone
Author: 0 Panos Panay fingers LG Display as screen supplier for the Surface Phone

As we told you earlier today, a leaked internal Microsoft document indicates that the Andromeda project is indeed a pocketable Surface device that will be "new and disruptive". "It will blur the lines between mobile and stationary computing ", the document adds. There have been rumors of a Surface Phone in the past but that has yet to be revealed, assuming that it is still in the works.

Industry Comcast says fiber cut causes nationwide service outage for businesses, customers
Author: 0 Comcast says fiber cut causes nationwide service outage for businesses, customers

Comcast says the company is working hard to resolve the problem. As far as we can tell, the cut fiber line primarily affects those with Comcast or Xfinity services. UPDATE: June 29, 2018 , 2:03 p.m. PDT: According to CNBC , Comcast officials claim "services are now being restored". According to CNET , two lines were actually severed: one between Chicago and NY and the other between Ashburn, Virginia, and SC.