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Industry Verizon, Samsung set to roll out 5G phone next year
Author: 0 Verizon, Samsung set to roll out 5G phone next year

There's also a headphone jack on the bottom edge of the rendered phone. MySmartPrice emphasised the added camera could force the Galaxy S10+ to arrive with a "pill-shaped display hole", rather than the single and smaller circular cutout expected on some other Galaxy S10 hardware.

Industry Nvidia Announces Monster RTX Titan GPU
Author: 0 Nvidia Announces Monster RTX Titan GPU

As with all RTX card, the Titan RTX-or T-Rex, as NVIDIA has nicknamed it-is built around the company's Turing GPU . Other specs include 24GB of GDDR6 memory - twice as much as previous Titan models - that translates to a bandwidth of 672GB/s.

Industry Samsung's folding screen tech has been stolen and sold to China
Author: 0 Samsung's folding screen tech has been stolen and sold to China

As a result, the company holds about 95% of the markets share for small and mid-sized OLED panels. That company then sold the tech secrets to the Chinese firms for almost $14 million, according to the prosecutors. This curved OLED edge panel technology is now found on the Galaxy Note 9, and it is bound to come to the Galaxy S10 models early next year. The display is also said to come in Samsung's upcoming smartphone.

Industry John Lewis creates in-store Google smart home
Author: 0 John Lewis creates in-store Google smart home

The Google Assistant is always learning new ways to help. The feature would work only if you have a Google Play Music subscription. Another Amazon feature that Google, er, paid homage to is " Pretty Please ". There are 50 titles to choose from including Beauty and the Beats, Cinderella and Dora's Super Sleepover . For example, all you have to say is "Hey Google, let's read along with Mickey's Christmas Carol ".

Industry Progress in Red Dead Online Beta May Not Transfer to Official Release
Author: 0 Progress in Red Dead Online Beta May Not Transfer to Official Release

By the end of the week, all owners of Red Dead Redemption 2 will be able to jump into the game's map an play the brigand or hero in its Wild West world. In this mini PvP challenge, respawns are active and players are meant to kill each other as much as possible. Most Wanted features a leaderboard system where you want to finish at the top of the pile, gaining points for each kill.

Industry Nokia 7.1 and Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite get updated to Android Pie
Author: 0 Nokia 7.1 and Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite get updated to Android Pie

The Dubai event on December 5 may also see the launch of the much-rumoured Nokia 9 flagship, but as of now it seems the headlining phone will be the Nokia 8.1. In the camera department, the smartphone will feature a dual-camera setup at the back comprising of a 12-megapixel primary sensor coupled with a 13-megapixel secondary sensor with telephoto lens for zoom and portrait mode.

Industry Samsung Galaxy A8s Specs Gets Revealed Ahead Of Launch
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy A8s Specs Gets Revealed Ahead Of Launch

Some of you must be wondering that why it is used or what feature will it add, basically it creates a true all-screen phone with a small cut-out which is included for the front-facing camera. Also, the device is rumoured to be launched with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage which will be expandable up to 512GB through a microSD card. Samsung phones have stayed away from the notch craze and the company has even made fun of Apple for including it on the iPhone X.

Industry PS Plus December 2018
Author: 0 PS Plus December 2018

As for what games could be free, it's potluck. The patent application is called Electronic Game Cartridge, and it shows something similar to a cross between a classic PlayStation memory card and a NintendoSwitch game cartridge. but alas, for PS3 you'll be able to grab Steredenn and Steins;Gate . Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction , which was released in 2005 on the original Xbox, is an action-shooter.

Industry Apple Approves India’s Do Not Disturb App and Avoids iPhone Ban
Author: 0 Apple Approves India’s Do Not Disturb App and Avoids iPhone Ban

Apple and TRAI struggled to come to an agreement on this issue for nearly a year before in July the Indian regulators threatened to ban the iPhone in the country. Once you've followed these steps, you can report pesky text messages straight from the Messages app. It sought access to a user's SMS and call logs and on this subject, Apple was very touchy because it believed that third-parties should not access such details.

Industry Bethesda Compensates Fallout 76 Bag Customers With 500 Atoms
Author: 0 Bethesda Compensates Fallout 76 Bag Customers With 500 Atoms

We're confident, with your support, we can make Fallout 76 an incredible experience for years to come. This isn't the best time to be a Bethesda fan . Unfortunately, due to unavailability of materials, we had to switch to a nylon carrying case in the Fallout 76: Power Armor Edition . The bag shown in the media was a prototype and was too expensive to make .

Industry AWS enters blockchain market with 2 dedicated services
Author: 0 AWS enters blockchain market with 2 dedicated services

Despite denying any plans of entering the blockchain industry with AWS past year, Amazon has recently unveiled its Amazon Quantum Ledger Database service, which is a fully managed ledger with its own central trusted authority. This delivers VMware's entire software-defined data center-which includes compute, storage and networking infrastructure-to run on-premises and be managed as a service from the same console as VMware Cloud on AWS by using AWS Outposts .

Industry Mercedes-AMG GT R Pro: No extra power, no extra need
Author: 0 Mercedes-AMG GT R Pro: No extra power, no extra need

Now standard is a 10.3-inch central screen and a configurable 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster, the former of which features AMG's Track Pace telemetry app , which uses Global Positioning System and sensors to record lap times and other data while on a track.

Industry Google wants to officially ditch Hangouts for RCS messaging in 2020
Author: 0 Google wants to officially ditch Hangouts for RCS messaging in 2020

Furthermore, it is expected that Google could unveil new messaging apps, replacing Google Hangouts . Since 2012, when it killed the Google Talk, the company has tried a number of messaging apps. With Hangouts now being used for business purposes and Chat being developed for consumer use, the regular Hangouts app no longer serves any real objective.

Industry Anthem Closed Alpha Sign-Ups Begin; Test Starts Very Soon
Author: 0 Anthem Closed Alpha Sign-Ups Begin; Test Starts Very Soon

Anthem , of course, took the lion's share of the discussion, with the game past its alpha milestone and now in the hands of the developers for what Hudson calls their "play from home" phase. Approved testers will get emailed a download link ahead of the 8 December. They're keeping tight-lipped on details for the moment, but BioWare's General Manager Casey Hudson has indicated that series fans can expect some new details by the end of the year.

Industry Microsoft Office gets a new set of fresh looking icons
Author: 0 Microsoft Office gets a new set of fresh looking icons

Today, the company is unveiling a new set of icons for Word, Excel PowerPoint, OneNote, Teams, and various other components of the Office suite. "This shift was made to "[speak] more to people's creations", Microsoft says. Microsoft Office, which was available only on Windows and Mac initially is now also available on mobile platforms such as Android and iOS as well. Our design solution was to decouple the letter and the symbol in the icons, essentially creating two panels (one for the ...

Industry Jeep Gladiator pickup truck: this is it, folks!
Author: 0 Jeep Gladiator pickup truck: this is it, folks!

Now, after a myriad of teaser photos and being spotted by our eagle-eyed spies on several occasions, the 2020 Jeep Gladiator -a veritable Wrangler with a bed- has officially been revealed at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show . Sport, Overland, and Rubicon trucks will get skid plates and front and rear tow hooks, while the Rubicon models will have a 33-inch tire as standard.

Industry Instagram's
Author: 0 Instagram's "Close Friends" feature lets you be the real you

In any case, it's a new way to identify your inner circle, while also seeing how close - or not - others feel to you. Can you even consider someone a real friend if they don't choose you as their "close friend" on Instagram? Instagram first teased the feature, then called "favorites", past year in response to the growing popularity of " finstas ", secondary, often secret, accounts that people use to share content within a smaller circle of friends.

Industry Android Auto Update Brings RCS Support, Improved Media Support, More
Author: 0 Android Auto Update Brings RCS Support, Improved Media Support, More

MMS and group messaging are now supported, and if you opt in, you can even get an onscreen preview of text messages - assuming the vehicle is stopped. And Google says that it's working to bring new updates to more music and media apps. In addition to the message preview we touched on yesterday, Android Auto now supports apps that use MMS and RCS while will include group messaging support and possibly picture messaging, although that seems counter productive to what Android Auto is created ...

Industry Huawei 5G Update Banned by New Zealand Due to Security Reasons
Author: 0 Huawei 5G Update Banned by New Zealand Due to Security Reasons

Spark says it has been notified by the Director-General of the GCSB that it can not use Huawei gear for its pending 5G mobile network upgrade. "I can confirm the GCSB under its TICSA responsibilities, has recently undertaken an assessment of a notification from Spark".

Industry Spire Taps AWS Ground Station to Extend Ground Station Network
Author: 0 Spire Taps AWS Ground Station to Extend Ground Station Network

AWS has helped Guardian get ahead of insurance industry disruption driven by new technology and changing customer expectations, and enabled us to innovate and provide services how, when and where our customers prefer, said Dean Del Vecchio, Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer, and Head of Enterprise Shared Services at Guardian.

Industry US FTC commits to investigating loot boxes in video games
Author: 0 US FTC commits to investigating loot boxes in video games

US Senator Maggie Hassan , a Democrat from New Hampshire, encouraged FTC Chairman Joe Simons to investigate loot boxes during a Congressional oversight committee meeting this week. Video game makers have defended loot boxes as a way to provide additional, optional content to players after a game has been published. Critics of loot boxes fear that it's a predatory practice that essentially exposes children to the idea of gambling.

Industry L.A. Auto Show: Honda Passport returns for 2019
Author: 0 L.A. Auto Show: Honda Passport returns for 2019

If it looks a little familiar, you don't need to get your eyes checked. The Passport comes standard with the Honda Sensing suite of active safety systems that includes automatic emergency brakes, self-steering lane-keeping assist and adaptive cruise control.

Industry Porsche 911 S and 4S: The All-New 992-Generation Is Here
Author: 0 Porsche 911 S and 4S: The All-New 992-Generation Is Here

Primary among them is the turbocharged flat-six engine that produces 443 horsepower, a 23 hp improvement over previous models. Power is put to the ground through a new, eight-speed, dual-clutch PDK gearbox , but interestingly, Porsche promises that a proper manual transmission will be available - eventually.

Industry Nintendo Switches at better than Black Friday prices in the eBay sale
Author: 0 Nintendo Switches at better than Black Friday prices in the eBay sale

According to the beloved game company, not only did it have its best-selling week ever in the United States but also became the best-selling Nintendo console in USA history between the Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday period. Nintendo may have won the online battle, but I have a feeling Sony may have won the overall war. These controllers are created to go with the Nintendo Switch , which is also on sale right now for a very limited time.

Industry Supreme Court may let iPhone users sue Apple over App Store terms
Author: 0 Supreme Court may let iPhone users sue Apple over App Store terms

The case hinges on how the justices will apply one of its past decisions to the claims against Apple. "We are hopeful the Supreme Court will recognize Apple's critical role as a marketplace for apps, and uphold existing legal precedent by finding in favor of Apple and the millions of developers who sell their apps on our platform", Apple said in a statement on the trial.

Industry Google finally lets iPhones use its cell phone service
Author: 0 Google finally lets iPhones use its cell phone service

With a simple service model charging $20 for a dial tone, unlimited texts, and then $10/GB after, the no-strings attached plan gained a niche status, especially since data and messages cost the same throughout most of the world. What you won't get, unfortunately, is the ability to switch back and forth between multiple networks, automatic connections to public Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi calling, and access to Google Fi's VPN service.

Industry Android Q on Google Pixel 3 XL spotted on Geekbench
Author: 0 Android Q on Google Pixel 3 XL spotted on Geekbench

Earlier this year Google announced Android Pie which was later rolled out the Google Pixel phones and was followed by other Android manufacturers. According to the latest image leaked by a Russian blogger who goes by the pseudonym kzkv on Twitter, the Pixel 3 Lite is likely to have a similar design scheme as the Pixel 2.

Industry Read Dead Online starts tomorrow if you’ve got the Ultimate Edition
Author: 0 Read Dead Online starts tomorrow if you’ve got the Ultimate Edition

Red Dead Redemption 2 included a very weighty single-player campaign that may have lasted a little too long, but do you know what will fix that? It's the news us cowboys and cowgirls have been waiting for: Red Dead Online starts this week, and it's ready to transform Red Dead Redemption 2 , say its makers, "into a new, living online world ready to be shared by multiple players".

Industry Amazon and Microsoft make it easier for Indians to make a call
Author: 0 Amazon and Microsoft make it easier for Indians to make a call

One Black Friday 2018 deal on an Amazon Device stands out. You can do this by setting up the Alexa device with the Amazon Alexa app. You can buy Amazon products such as Echo Dot, Fire TV stick at the lowest prices. That's more than 50% off, and the best price we've seen for this smart speaker. This week they released early deals for the Echo Dot, Fire Kids tablet and Kindle, among others.

Industry Black Friday and Cyber Monday are increasingly merging
Author: 0 Black Friday and Cyber Monday are increasingly merging

The ease of shopping from a computer at home or from a retailer's mobile app is enticing more shoppers to skip the store and buy online . This Black Friday, online sales are predicted to come in close just shy of last year's Cyber Monday total of $6.6 billion with $6.2 billion for the day, according to Adobe Analytics .

Industry New Range Rover Evoque: British-built electrified mini-Velar
Author: 0 New Range Rover Evoque: British-built electrified mini-Velar

While cargo capacity has grown to 591L (+16L) with the 40/20/40 split-fold rear bench upright, it has also fallen by 62L, to 1383L, with the second row stowed. It has a long history dating back to the 1960's - check out the cool video and learn more about it. Really big is the space on offer is not in the rear.

Industry The Best Australian Black Friday PS4 Deals
Author: 0 The Best Australian Black Friday PS4 Deals

Check out our selection of all the hottest Black Friday 2018 discounts, including video game consoles, computer hardware, VR headsets, iPhones, and more. If you were one of the many, many people that scored a $200 Marvel Spider-Man PlayStation 4 Slim bundle over the last few days, keep in mind that a PlayStation Plus subscription is what you'll need to play online .

Industry Amazon hit by data breach before Black Friday
Author: 0 Amazon hit by data breach before Black Friday

The company also said the incident was not a breach of its website or any of our systems, and emphasized that it elected to exercise caution by emailing customers to let them know. That customer complained about the lack of detail in the correspondence, as did many others. Currently, the federal government has no law requiring companies to tell consumers when their information has been stolen or compromised.

Industry You can now make Skype calls with an Amazon Echo
Author: 0 You can now make Skype calls with an Amazon Echo

First your smart speaker or smart display needs to already be set up using the Alexa app for Android or iOS . This adds to the users' ease as they can make a call without touching their smartphones. If you use Amazon Alexa to power on your TV with your voice, you might have noticed that this feature doesn't always work when your TV is in low-power mode.

Industry LG XBOOM AI ThinQ WK9 smart speaker launched in the US
Author: 0 LG XBOOM AI ThinQ WK9 smart speaker launched in the US

LG said that its partnership with Meridian allows the WK9 to deliver "high-fidelity sound, precise vocal definition and accurate bass". Coming to the ThinQ branding, LG has also built its own smart home platform into the device, so you can control ThinQ branded home appliances and electronics such as air purifiers, refrigerators, washing machines, TVs and more.

Industry Valve quietly discontinues Steam Link hardware production
Author: 0 Valve quietly discontinues Steam Link hardware production

As a reminder, the Steam Link hardware "allows you to stream games from the Steam Library on your PC to any TV in your home". The Steam Link when it first launched. "Moving forward, Valve intends to continue supporting the existing Steam Link hardware as well as distribution of the software versions of Steam Link, available for many leading smart phones, tablets and televisions".

Industry Google's Call Screen Will Soon Save Transcripts
Author: 0 Google's Call Screen Will Soon Save Transcripts

The feature is coming to the Pixel 3 by the end of the year. It's one of the three main reasons why people should buy the phone. Unlike its predecessors, the Google Pixel 3 Lite is reported to come with the 3.5mm headphone jack . 28,800 - Rs. 36,000. As 9to5Google reports , Google is working to rectify this by saving the Call Screen transcripts. Credit: PluggedAccording to Plugged , a variety of Pixel 3 owners tried to reboot the handset, clear cache, and even factory reset their ...

Industry Facebook and Instagram down around the world
Author: 0 Facebook and Instagram down around the world

The error message that many Facebook users are reporting to have seen. Facebook said users were having trouble accessing the social network and its other applications such as Instagram , but did not explain the cause of the outages.