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Author: 0 Samsung issues statement over battery woes with the Galaxy Note 8

This is regardless of what they do, including connecting it to a power source, be it wired or wireless. When the battery is fully discharged on some versions of the Galaxy Note 8, the handset can not be recharged. At this time, the issue seems to only be affecting a small number of Galaxy Note 8 owners. Samsung has officially acknowledged the issue; however, the Korean manufacturer says it'll make any further comments if the issue affects a larger user base.

Industry Camera NX works on all Google smartphones
Author: 0 Camera NX works on all Google smartphones

First generation Google Pixel smartphones came with cameras that took some unbelievable photos. Since the enhanced camera capabilities present on the Pixel 2 devices are made possible because of the top-notch processor that backs the software The ported app is expected to be pretty resource-intensive on the older devices.

Industry Texas lawsuit filed against Apple over slow-down issue
Author: 0 Texas lawsuit filed against Apple over slow-down issue

The tech giant posted a lengthy message on its site Thursday that tried to explain the thinking behind the update. "Anything that doesn't have edge-to-edge display will go down in price", he adds. Mike, a reader from Moultonborough, N.H., said he owns an iPhone 6, which he says was working great before the last software update. Apple had to admit the mistake as customer dissatisfaction grew, and they were even slapped with a class-action lawsuit on December 22.

Industry NCP wants Triple Talaq Bill be referred to Select Committee
Author: 0 NCP wants Triple Talaq Bill be referred to Select Committee

On August 22 past year, the Supreme Court banned the practice of instant triple talaq , (the practice under which a Muslim man can divorce his wife by simply uttering the word "talaq" three times) calling it unconstitutional. Therefore, the utterance will have no meaning in law and the marriage shall remain intact. The department of justice had observed that the "possibility of resolution of matrimonial disputes through conciliation as per the extant provisions of the Family Courts Act, ...

Industry Apple apologizes for slowing iPhones, cuts down battery replacement cost
Author: 0 Apple apologizes for slowing iPhones, cuts down battery replacement cost

Now, while it sounds like a good deal to anyone looking to extend the life of their iPhone in 2018, I'd watch out for the terms of agreement. At least one class action lawsuit has been filed in Israel . Apple has reduced the cost of its out-of-warranty iPhone battery replacements, coming down from $50 to $29 throughout the next year. Tech companies that offer their own fixes for iPhones are capitalizing on the moment, too.

Industry WhatsApp users are experiencing New Year's Eve outages
Author: 0 WhatsApp users are experiencing New Year's Eve outages

PT. WhatsApp, a popular messaging service owned by Facebook Inc, suffered a global outage for about an hour yesterday before the problem was fixed. According to Down Detector's outage map the technical difficulties affected millions of people across Europe, India, Malaysia , the United States and Brazil .

Industry Red Dead Redemption II Release Date Possibly Leaked
Author: 0 Red Dead Redemption II Release Date Possibly Leaked

Luckily, a Danish retailer who previously leaked the release date for Grand Theft Auto V's remaster months in advance has listed Red Dead Redemption 2 for a June 8th, 2018 release date. We know that. But ads help us pay the bills. Usually games developed by Rockstar are out on Tuesdays and June 8 falls on a Friday. And the second, while skirting briefly around the game's narrative, again spend a majority of its time chewing up scenery.

Author: 0 LG, Samsung, Motorola, and HTC claim they don't slow down older phones

This worldwide reduction will be effective starting in late January and through December 2018. iFixit's kits are designed such that even beginners can replace their iPhone's batteries, and all the tools are included in the kit. Although Apple doesn't fix out of warranty phones in India, it only replaces them at an additional cost - the replacement in case the phone is under warranty is free - the company does offer battery replacements for the older iPhones.

Industry ASUS ZenFone 4 receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update
Author: 0 ASUS ZenFone 4 receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update

Users reported that the Android Oreo update comes with the latest Dec 2017 Android security patch with improvement in stability. Touted as the first Android One smartphone in the U.S., the Moto X4 was pre-loaded with Android 7.1.2 Nougat.

Industry Fayose reacts to Buhari's son bike accident
Author: 0 Fayose reacts to Buhari's son bike accident

He was shaking his head, while looking at his son and thereafter angrily reprimanded his security officials for allowing Yusuf to leave home at that time of the day for power-bike racing. "We are however reassured by reports from the presidency that he is in a steady condition". "The family is said to have decided on Germany. Alhamdulilahi that Yusuf is not in any danger".

Industry Italian Clothing Company Allowed To Use Steve Jobs Name
Author: 0 Italian Clothing Company Allowed To Use Steve Jobs Name

Share this article: Steve Jobs . Also, while it is only natural Apple would be suing the company founders, Vincenzo and Giacomo Barbato , and which it did with full gusto, the court ruled in favor of the Barbato brothers claiming that unlike an apple, the letter "J" isn't edible.

Industry Facebook tests Aadhaar-based details for new users
Author: 0 Facebook tests Aadhaar-based details for new users

You can still use any random name and create a new account. Now the new feature doing rounds we are not sure if Facebook plans to make the Aadhaar mandatory for its users. Indian Government has taken steps this year to make Aadhar a mandatory Identification measure for Indian citizens. Experts highlighted privacy risks of sharing Aadhaar information.

Industry Snap Developing 'Stories Everywhere' Feature for Sharing on Third-Party Websites
Author: 0 Snap Developing 'Stories Everywhere' Feature for Sharing on Third-Party Websites

As of now, the firm is facing tough competition from Facebook and Instagram . Snapchat are set to make a big change to how you share stories in a bid to improve their stagnating user growth. These videos which are curated via algorithms and Snap employees cover everything from breaking news videos to sports games. This move could potentially give the struggling social media company a way to make money off content licensing, which it has struggled to do.

Industry Mini Experiments With 3D Printing to Customize Car Parts
Author: 0 Mini Experiments With 3D Printing to Customize Car Parts

The service goes live in March 2018 and can be retro-fitted to older MINI models, too. So far, the 3D-printed pieces are limited to inlays integrated into the front fenders and interior trim pieces - specifically, the trim on the passenger side of the dashboard.

Industry GB Cartridges for the Switch Delayed until 2019
Author: 0 GB Cartridges for the Switch Delayed until 2019

This means that the Nintendo Switch can hold much less data than a Blu-Ray disc which can store up to 50 GB of data. It makes bigger games like GTA V and The Witcher 3 a problem as their file sizes balloon to excess of 50GB. On top of all this, you have users fretting over their memory usage and having to shell out more cash for upgrades. To get around the Switch's current 32GB limit on game cards, Bethesda spilt Doom into two parts.

Author: 0 Orrin Hatch grateful for 'honor' from Utah newspaper criticizing him

Although the editorial afforded Hatch the "Utahn of the Year" distinction due to his far-reaching influence on the national stage, it expressed its deep disapproval of the way Hatch has used that influence and called on him to retire. This post has been updated to include comment from Hatch's office . The newspaper clearly suspected that its editorial might be misinterpreted, even by Mr.

Industry New Zealand aims Windies whitewash
Author: 0 New Zealand aims Windies whitewash

West Indies have lost 15 out of the 21 ODIs they've played this year, failed to qualify for the Champions Trophy in England - a contest between the eight top ranked teams in the world - and they also lost out on a direct entry into the 2019 World Cup.

Industry Apple is being sued for intentionally slowing down its older iPhones
Author: 0 Apple is being sued for intentionally slowing down its older iPhones

I strongly feel that Apple should come forward and charge a nominal fee for replacing the batteries of the iPhones who's performance have been slowed down thanks to these updates. The most common of these problems was the phones' processor attempting to reach higher speeds that the aged batteries could no longer support, prompting the devices to shut themselves down.

Industry Amtrak should go back where it came from
Author: 0 Amtrak should go back where it came from

The NTSB said the engineer's actions were "consistent with the application of the locomotive's brakes just before the recording ended". The review looked at the event data recorder and the inward- and outward-facing cameras on the Amtrak Cascades passenger train 501 after it derailed.

Industry LG announces new 34-inch UltraWide 5K display
Author: 0 LG announces new 34-inch UltraWide 5K display

The first monitor that will be gracing the company's booth at CES 2018 is the 32-inch UHD 4K monitor - 32UK950. Nano IPS technology comprises light-absorbing nanometre size particles which are applied to the display's LED lighting for getting a more impressive colour reproduction.

Author: 0 Penske Media buys majority stake in Rolling Stone magazine

Gus Wenner added: " Rolling Stone's past, present and future is in great storytelling and that's where we want to put our investment". BandLabs Technologies, the Singapore-based company that bought 49 percent of Rolling Stone previous year, had a right of first refusal for any offer for the rest of the magazine, according to people familiar with the sale process.

Author: 0 Experts back Apple's move to prolong battery life of older iPhones

The lithium-ion batteries in older devices can't keep up with peak demand for power, Apple says. "Last year, we have implemented a feature for the iPhone 6 , iPhone 6S and iPhone in order to stabilize the peak energy when necessary, and to prevent the out-line of the device under these conditions".

Industry Apple imposes stricter regulations for loot crates in App Store games
Author: 0 Apple imposes stricter regulations for loot crates in App Store games

The controversy over loot crates became especially inflamed late in 2017, when " Star Wars Battlefront 2 " launched - a $60 purchase, at minimum - with loot boxes that players felt were especially egregious. Apple has updated its App Store guidelines, now allowing SMBs, nonprofits, and other organizations to use templating services and custom app builders to create and publish iOS apps.

Industry Samsung Launches Smaller And Faster DRAM Chip For PC
Author: 0 Samsung Launches Smaller And Faster DRAM Chip For PC

To enable these achievements, Samsung said it applied new technologies, without the use of an EUV process. The mass production of the second-generation DRAM is regarded as another quantum leap of Samsung Electronics following the company's mass production of 1x-nm DRAM initiated in February previous year.

Industry Facebook and Universal Music strike huge agreement
Author: 0 Facebook and Universal Music strike huge agreement

Bloomberg reports that the video site also signed an new agreement with Sony Music Entertainment, while it reached a deal with Warner Music Group in May. Google's YouTube recently signed a new agreement with all three major record labels ahead of the rollout of a new music streaming service in 2018. "This partnership is an important first step demonstrating that innovation and fair compensation for music creators are mutually reinforcing - they thrive together".

Industry PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds on PC Finally Hits Version 1.0 Tomorrow
Author: 0 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds on PC Finally Hits Version 1.0 Tomorrow

Although PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds released for PC via Steam's Early Access service back in March of this year, it seems as if the battle royale game has been in the beta program for almost an eternity. In order to prepare for the update, the game, including test servers, will be offline from 2am United Kingdom for five hours leading up to the update, so don't plan on a late night PUBG binge tonight.

Industry Macs may run iOS apps in 2018
Author: 0 Macs may run iOS apps in 2018

Apple will add new developer tools that will enable developers to design and engineer a single application that runs on iPhone, iPad and Mac devices according to a report from Bloomberg . Bloomberg suggests we could hear about these plans publicly for the first time at Apple's annual World Wide Developers Conference in early summer, should they remain on track.

Industry Will ultimate flagship Nokia 9 mount dual selfie cameras?
Author: 0 Will ultimate flagship Nokia 9 mount dual selfie cameras?

That would be a nice improvement over the LCD screens that present gen Nokia comes with. The fingerprint sensor which has been on the front in all other Nokia devices, has now moved to the back side. Meanwhile, an image of Nokia 9 has also surfaced online. So far so good but the specs aren't anything to excite new phone buyers in the new year.

Industry Magic Leap debuts augmented reality glasses
Author: 0 Magic Leap debuts augmented reality glasses

Magic Leap on Wednesday finally unveiled its augmented reality headset called the Magic Leap One Creator Edition . While they haven't yet said when it will ship, or how much the device will cost, they say the devices will begin shipping in 2018.