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IPhone 2018 naming and pricing leaks - even the cheap one is expensive

IPhone 2018 naming and pricing leaks - even the cheap one is expensive

Question: will the next iPhones breach that level? The leaks surrounding Apple's 2018 iPhone line have started to intensify, with the Cupertino company gearing up to officially reveal its new ha...

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IPhone X Pushes iPhone ASP Past $700

IPhone X Pushes iPhone ASP Past $700

Then the trillion-dollar U.S. company has also been rumored to be introduce a new affordable handset that will mirror the same all-screen design of the iPhone X but will sacrifice some specific prem...

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Tor Browser Arrives on Android

Tor Browser Arrives on Android

Firefox Quantum was released in November 2017, with many performance improvements and security fixes such as support for extensions built using the WebExtension API, tightened sandbox security on L...

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Bungie Explains the Origins of Destiny 2’s New Gambit Mode

Bungie Explains the Origins of Destiny 2’s New Gambit Mode

The program actually sounds like a great idea for both players and Bungie: players can net some extra stuff and the developer incentivizes more users to not only keep playing but to do targeted tasks,...

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Razer Phone 2 visits AnTuTu with Snapdragon 845, scores 280K+

Razer Phone 2 visits AnTuTu with Snapdragon 845, scores 280K+

This year, it is nearly confirmed that the company will be launching the successor to the Razer Phone and today, the Razer Phone 2 visited the AnTuTu benchmark that revealed its major specificat...

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Huawei & UL Benchmarks Issues Joint Statement

Huawei & UL Benchmarks Issues Joint Statement

In the discussion, Huawei explained that its smartphones use an artificial intelligent resource scheduling mechanism. The company behind the app, UL Benchmarks , stated: "After testing the devices in...

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Its official, Google’s Pixel 3 launch event on October 9th

Its official, Google’s Pixel 3 launch event on October 9th

Google has sent out invitations for a Made by Google event on October 9 in NY. The company is set to stream its event live on Made by Google YouTube channel. A new dual front-facing camera looks...

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Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet gets video Show Mode

Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet gets video Show Mode

Meanwhile, hands-free Amazon Alexa is also on board so you can yell at your tablet from across the room to get stuff done. If you fancy just buying the dock for your existing tablets then it will ...

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Nokia 9 Leaked Render Shows Penta-Lens Camera, Notch Display

Nokia 9 Leaked Render Shows Penta-Lens Camera, Notch Display

When one would have thought a triple-lens rear camera would be the upper limit that smartphone manufacturers would go up to, here comes Nokia - an old name with a new concept . Another notable reve...

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Fortnite’s 5.4 Update Brings High Stakes, Grappling Gun, and Bug Fixes

Fortnite’s 5.4 Update Brings High Stakes, Grappling Gun, and Bug Fixes

Fortnite's 5.40 patch has just started rolling out to servers, and it marks the start of the High Stakes event . The new High Stakes Getaway LTM pits you and 3 others with locating one of four dif...

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Microsoft Alters and Extends Windows and Office Servicing

Microsoft Alters and Extends Windows and Office Servicing

However, that's not very long for large businesses and schools, so Microsoft has sweetened the deal for Windows 10 Education and Enterprise users by offering 30 months of support for each October re...

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BMW will release its in-car voice-controlled assistant next year

BMW will release its in-car voice-controlled assistant next year

Compatible but not limited to other digital assistants on your connected phone, the BMW IPA will aid a driver in operating many of their in-car functions and information. Should you need to better...

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'Plus' no more: Apple's upcoming iPhones will carry 'Xs Max' moniker

'Plus' no more: Apple's upcoming iPhones will carry 'Xs Max' moniker

What do you think of the new colors? The company doesn't give any information on the specific data that was used to get these results, but we assume it's looking at what it paid to buyout the device...

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Tesla's chief accountant quits after one month on the job (TSLA)

Tesla's chief accountant quits after one month on the job (TSLA)

Musk already alarmed some Tesla investors by admitting in an emotional interview last month with The New York Times that he takes the prescription drug Ambien because he has difficulty sleeping. "...

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Real Madrid captain Ramos: Enrique not hired to kick me out!

Real Madrid captain Ramos: Enrique not hired to kick me out!

A year later Luis Enrique would be gone, after winning six of nine major trophies up for grabs, and yet he left the Camp Nou respected more than he was loved. They endured a nightmare World cup camp...

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Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma to retire, focus on philanthropy

Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma to retire, focus on philanthropy

His birthday also coincides with a the Chinese holiday of Teacher's Day, which celebrates educators. Nearly two decades later, Alibaba is an internet juggernaut and Ma is among the world's richest m...

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Tesla's accountant quit after concluding Musk was ignoring go-private advice

Tesla's accountant quit after concluding Musk was ignoring go-private advice

Gaby Toledano, Tesla's head of human resources since May 2017, announced she too was leaving the company. Musk, when offered a hit by Rogan, asked, "It's legal right?" before opting to take a puff...

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Elon Musk smokes marijuana during podcast

Elon Musk smokes marijuana during podcast

The spot on one of the most popular podcasts in the US marks Musk's first appearance in a public forum since he stunned the financial world last month with his short-lived effort to take Tesla priv...

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Uber plans to block low-rating passengers in Australia & New Zealand

Uber plans to block low-rating passengers in Australia & New Zealand

Riders will now also be able to share their exact location and trip information with loved ones. The Ride Check feature can also flag trip irregularities beyond crashes . Going forward, Uber wi...

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JB Hi-Fi Discounts Razer Phone Two Months After Launch

JB Hi-Fi Discounts Razer Phone Two Months After Launch

In the latest Interim Results 2018 financial report from Razer , the company has specifically stated that a Razer Phone 2 is under development. Talking about the Razer Phone's response and impa...

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The new 6.1-inch iPhone could come in red and blue colors

The new 6.1-inch iPhone could come in red and blue colors

The company has scheduled an event for September 12 where it will unveil the three new iPhones out of which two will be high-end models and one will be a budget iPhone . The images also rev...

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British Airways data breach put customers' financial info at risk

British Airways data breach put customers' financial info at risk

BA said the breach took place between 22:58 BST on 21 August and 21:45 BST on 5 September. The airline said the hack continued for nearly two weeks, between August 21 and September 5, with 380,000 p...

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Samsung may show off its oft-rumored foldable smartphone this year

Samsung may show off its oft-rumored foldable smartphone this year

Samsung may soon unveil it's much awaited foldable smartphone that has been in talks for many years now. This is a big clue, since it indicates that the foldable device will be phone-sized when f...

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China considers merging two major mobile operators in 5G push

China considers merging two major mobile operators in 5G push

Chinese media have speculated on a possible merger, though executives at Unicom and China Telecom have played those down as recently as last month at their earnings briefings. Earlier this year, t...

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USA charges govt-linked North Korean in WannaCry, Sony hacks

USA charges govt-linked North Korean in WannaCry, Sony hacks

Park Jin Hyok was part of a hacking group that conducted some of the most destructive recent online attacks in the world, according to a criminal complaint unsealed Thursday. "It's been four years...

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Apple iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max Pricing Leaked

Apple iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max Pricing Leaked

Apple iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max and 6.1-inch iPhone 9 prices leaked online. Now, of all the colors listed above, we still can't say for sure which ones will be making the final cut, but we can ...

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OnePlus 6T Retail Box Leak Shows In-Display Fingerprint Sensor

OnePlus 6T Retail Box Leak Shows In-Display Fingerprint Sensor

The images of the retail box were posted at the Chinese social media platform Weibo . While the device is not present in the images, the drawing indicates a bezel-less screen and a tiny notch at the ...

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Firestorm Battle Royale mode REVEALED with Fortnite-style building

Firestorm Battle Royale mode REVEALED with Fortnite-style building

Last but not least we have War Stories, which will serve as Battlefield V's campaign mode. The Firestorm mode may be the biggest new addition to Battlefield multiplayer but there are some othe...

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Facebook outages reported by users in multiple countries

Facebook outages reported by users in multiple countries

Reports of issues on the downdetector.com website began around 2100 GMT, with users particularly affected in North America and Europe. The frustrated users took to Twitter to express their concern...

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Facebook, Twitter execs to face lawmakers over foreign influence operations

Facebook, Twitter execs to face lawmakers over foreign influence operations

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified to Congress about Facebook's role in the 2016 election in April. Also on Wednesday, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in an op-ed piece in the Washington ...

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Twitter to Soon Introduce Threaded Conversations like Facebook And Who’s Online Feature

Twitter to Soon Introduce Threaded Conversations like Facebook And Who’s Online Feature

Twitter is testing some new features in an effort to become more conversational. Sarah Haider, the director for product management, reiterated that the online status indicators serve as a signal tha...

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Samsung’s Foldable Galaxy F Smartphone Will Be Unveiled This Year

Samsung has ramped up its focus on producing a foldable phone after consumer surveys indicated there was interest in such a device, CNBC noted. 'You can use most of the uses ... Koh admitted th...

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Silicon Valley execs face Capitol Hill grilling

Silicon Valley execs face Capitol Hill grilling

The committee invited Larry Page, the CEO of Google's parent company Alphabet. Google won't have an executive testifying alongside Twitter and Facebook before a Senate intelligence committee h...

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Apple Watch Round Series is absolutely gorgeous

Apple Watch Round Series is absolutely gorgeous

As part of its work on different ways to bring back fingerprint sensors, a recent report from Patently Apple showed the company has in fact invented a new technology that could allow for fingerprint...

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Google Chrome Gets New Design, Smarter Suggestions, Increased Security

Google Chrome Gets New Design, Smarter Suggestions, Increased Security

Chrome usually gets updated every six weeks, but on the browser's 10th birthday, Google is going the extra mile in the enhancement department. On desktop, you can see a cleaner, vertical look to the ...

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Skype v8.29 ditches Snapchat-like 'Highlights' and has a simplified UI

Skype v8.29 ditches Snapchat-like 'Highlights' and has a simplified UI

To this effect, the company announced that it would roll back the Snapchat-like Highlights feature that was introduced previous year. Last year, Skype announced it would add a feature called "...

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Samsung confirms plans to launch its foldable phone this year

Samsung confirms plans to launch its foldable phone this year

Samsung did not immediately respond to a request for comment. News of Samsung's mid-range focus comes as noted Samsung leaker Ice Universe tweeted that Samsung is developing a phone with four rear...

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Google's Pixel Watch is not going to launch in 2018

Google's Pixel Watch is not going to launch in 2018

A Pixel 3 XL appeared by pure chance in the back of an anonymous driver's Lyft, and very gracefully they returned the phone to the owner in short order. Of course, at this point we already know a lo...

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This is the Apple Watch Series 4

This is the Apple Watch Series 4

Nonetheless, if Apple does do away with the conventional button, millions more users will have to relearn the most basic UX of the iPhone (one that Steve Jobs frequently touted). The new model is ...

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AI Cube combining Huawei’s intelligent speaker and a 4G router

AI Cube combining Huawei’s intelligent speaker and a 4G router

It is likely to be more expensive than that device though, given the router and 4G elements. There's an LTE Cat.6 modem inside, capable of up to 300 Mbps downlink speeds - carrier depending - and ...

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