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Industry Upcoming iPad Pro to lose bezels and headphone jack this year
Author: 0 Upcoming iPad Pro to lose bezels and headphone jack this year

Both the iPad Pro models will have the same diamond cut design with easy to handle and portable to use thanks to its nearly bezel-less screen. According to a new report out of Macotakara (via 9to5Mac ), Apple is expected to further slim down the iPad Pro's form factor when the next generation of the device is announced.

Industry Huawei pips Apple to become world's second biggest smartphone maker
Author: 0 Huawei pips Apple to become world's second biggest smartphone maker

Apple now holds 12.1% of the global market, according to the IDC. Thanks to its secondary smartphone division, Honor has registered a 150 percent in sales growth , showing that premium smartphones with flagship-like hardware specifications and lowered pricing are some ingredients that have displayed significant results for phone manufacturers.

Industry New voice, video calling feature goes live
Author: 0 New voice, video calling feature goes live

While FaceTime supports up to 32 people in a group video call, group video calling in WhatsApp is limited to four people in total. Zuckerberg said that people already make two billion minutes of voice and video calls on WhatsApp every day, and this new addition could add to that number.

Author: 0 "IPhone dummies pictured: "6.5" iPhone 11 Plus and 6.1" iPhone SE Plus

The report also pointed out that the iPhone X Plus is expected to come with a stainless steel frame while the 6.1-inch model will come with an aluminum frame to save up on the cost of making the device . To add salt into the wound, Apple may not bundle in the Lightning-to-3.5mm adapter in the box like how it did with the iPhone 7. Obviously the fact that it killed off cheaper better headphones from rivals didn't enter into it.

Industry NY state revokes approval of Charter-Time Warner Cable deal
Author: 0 NY state revokes approval of Charter-Time Warner Cable deal

The state outlines Charter failed "repeatedly" to meet scheduled deadlines, failed to uphold commitments made to serve rural communities, and engages in unsafe practices in the field. Under the order, Charter has 60 days to come up with a "transition" plan complying with the commission's decision. Mr. Wu previously worked as the NY attorney general's senior enforcement counsel and battled Charter over an investigation into internet speeds.

Industry Galaxy Note 9 will cost more than a thousand euros
Author: 0 Galaxy Note 9 will cost more than a thousand euros

So, we have the Galaxy Note 9 in Black, Blue, and Brown. In India, Samsung's Galaxy J series makes for the bulk of sales. According to the leaked images, the Samsung Galaxy Note9 will be available in at least three different colors.

Industry Another Blaze Erupts East of Cranston Fire in Riverside County
Author: 0 Another Blaze Erupts East of Cranston Fire in Riverside County

Residents of western Redding who hadn't been under evacuation orders were caught off guard and had to flee with little notice, causing miles-long traffic jams as flames turned the skies orange. Crews had contained just 10 percent of it, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Whiskeytown was once a vibrant and bustling mining town.

Industry Fortnite for Android could be temporarily exclusive to the Galaxy Note9
Author: 0 Fortnite for Android could be temporarily exclusive to the Galaxy Note9

The owner just realises, the device won't last long and gets the power bank, but to her bad luck, it is also uncharged and the phone just dies. "A lot can change in a day", from which, the latter part is a motif in the rest of the teasers. The Note 9's camera has been reimagined and works like your eye . It also remains to be seen how the display actually functions. As well as a protective case which also doubles as a stand for the Galaxy Note 9, shown in black and grey.

Author: 0 Suspect arrested, charged with starting Cranston Fire

By late afternoon Thursday, it covered 7,500 acres - or just over 11 square miles - and was still 5 percent contained, according to the San Bernardino National Forest . Additional evacuations were in Mountain Center along McGaugh Road and McCall Park Road. Animals could be evacuated to the San Jacinto Valley Animal Campus at 581 S.

Industry Fortnite Slurp Juice is Getting Buffed in v5.10 Content Update
Author: 0 Fortnite Slurp Juice is Getting Buffed in v5.10 Content Update

The event will entail a bonus set of three challenges that upon completion will reward the player with " Birthday Cake Back Bling ". The Fortnite fan provides a weekly cheat sheet for all to use on their Fortnite Battle Royale Battle Pass challenges but doesn't stop there.

Industry Xiaomi Mi A2, Mi A2 launched: Specifications, Price, Availability, and more
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi A2, Mi A2 launched: Specifications, Price, Availability, and more

There is no information about any other specs of the handset , but we should expect a few more improvements as compared to the recently launched Mi Max 3 . The A2 Lite's more compact form factor helps with one-handed usage too. The Mi A2 Lite , meanwhile, starts off at $210. The Mi A1 notably has a 3080mAh battery , so the Mi A2 is a bit of a downgrade in the fuel department.

Industry Google Eliminated Phishing by Giving All 85000 Employees USB Security Keys
Author: 0 Google Eliminated Phishing by Giving All 85000 Employees USB Security Keys

While one time codes are popular - for example, many banks use them to authenticate online transactions - they can be intercepted by determined thieves by using techniques such as SIM spoofing. A Google spokesperson said Security Keys now form the basis of all account access at Google . Plenty of vendors make consumer-level security keys you can use if you want to add an extra layer of protection to your laptop or the sites you log in to.

Industry Fortnite: Battle Royale Breaks 1 Billion Dollars in In-Game Purchases
Author: 0 Fortnite: Battle Royale Breaks 1 Billion Dollars in In-Game Purchases

If you're bored of fighting off 12 year old kids in Fortnite: Battle Royale , who build a palace when they're shot at, then take a much needed break from the free Battle Royale mode, and dive into the Save the World mode and smash the Horde with your friends! People have bought so many things in Fortnite that they've racked up a billion dollars in revenue, according to a new report via market research firm Superdata .

Industry Uber, Lyft suspend driver who recorded St. Louis passengers
Author: 0 Uber, Lyft suspend driver who recorded St. Louis passengers

The 32-year-old super-voyeur Jason Gargac fully took the grossest advantage of Missouri's one-party consent laws, which allows one party to record a conversation without the other person's consent. Lawyer Areva Martin said in the state of Missouri as long as one party, in this case the Uber driver, gives consent to the recording it's not deemed illegal.

Industry Breath of the Wild Link and his motorcycle
Author: 0 Breath of the Wild Link and his motorcycle

While this update doesn't add a whole lot more to Mario Kart 8 Deluxe , it's cool to see that Nintendo is still updating the game with free content like this so far after release. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is available exclusively for Switch, launching for the console a year ago. The update also adds some new vehicle parts too. And wouldn't you know, it just did in the latest update to the game.

Industry Samsung Galaxy Note 9 could be the last Note
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 9 could be the last Note

During its Quarterly Business Review, the company is said to have informally mentioned about the merging of Galaxy Note and Galaxy S series. The homescreen of the alleged press render of the tablet shows the date as August 9, which indicates at the likely launch of the tablet along with the other Samsung devices.

Industry Fortnite's Birthday Celebration Starts Next Week
Author: 0 Fortnite's Birthday Celebration Starts Next Week

In his statement, he says he's alright with moving Friday Fortnite to Sunday but wasn't aware that Epic Games' Summer Skirmish will also take place this Friday, July 20 at the same time as Friday Fortnite . It was pioneered by games like DayZ, H1Z1 and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds . The majority of growth came from the console, with mobile and PC both coming in flat compared to April.

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".