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Samsung launches Galaxy On6 with Infinity display Samsung launches Galaxy On6 with Infinity display
- July 03, 2018

That means 4GB of memory, 64GB storage at a mimimum with a 256GB likely, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor with Android 8.1 and a 13-megapixel rear camera paired with an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. Hence, it seems to be a rebranded edition of the Galaxy J6 phone that will be available for buying exclusively online. The design of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is not a big secret as recent reports have revealed its appearance would be very similar to the Galaxy Note 8 from ... (more...)
Facebook Says Bug Unblocked Connections for Over 800,000 Users Facebook Says Bug Unblocked Connections for Over 800,000 Users
- July 03, 2018

Erin Egan, Facebook's chief privacy officer , wrote in a blog post that the social network would start notifying the affected users. Which is nevertheless cold comfort to the company's vast audience that sees in this yet another bug that could chip away at trust in the company, following a similar one a few weeks ago. (more...)
Android Beta 3 (Dev Preview 4) is out now Android Beta 3 (Dev Preview 4) is out now
- July 03, 2018

In a blog post, Google's VP of engineering Dave Burke wrote that "beta 3 now takes us very close to what you'll see in the final version of Android P, due later this summer". But it can teach you how your apps will behave under Android P. Google says this beta offers "everything you need to test your apps or extend them with Android P features like multi-camera support, display cutout, enhanced notifications , ImageDecoder, TextClassifier, and many others". (more...)
Samsung’s texting app apparently sent pictures to people’s contacts without permission
- July 03, 2018

A glitch in the latest version of the Samsung Messages texting app that comes pre-installed on all Samsung phones is sending random pictures to users' contacts. So for Samsung Galaxy users, this means that the best way to now get around the bug is to avoid Samsung Messages entirely or revoke its permission to access your photo gallery. (more...)
OnePlus officially announces OnePlus 6 in red OnePlus officially announces OnePlus 6 in red
- July 02, 2018

As yet there is no word on any future availability in Australia and with OnePlus making such stunning-looking - and performing - phones we can only hope that they decide to sell it directly to us sooner rather than later. Furthermore, chances of a Mirror Red OnePlus 6 are particularly high if we consider last year's Lava Red OnePlus 6 . As the color red represents courage and inner confidence, this red model also shows power. (more...)
Samsung to launch new phone featuring triple-camera Samsung to launch new phone featuring triple-camera
- July 02, 2018

Galaxy Note 9 is equipped with 4000 Mah battery that provides a powerful battery backup. The phone supports TD-LTE bands for cellular connectivity. However, Samsung might be preparing another variant with 8GB RAM which might include either 256GB or 512GB of internal storage. (more...)
California Goes Beyond GDPR With New Data Privacy Law California Goes Beyond GDPR With New Data Privacy Law
- July 02, 2018

In what has been described as a "Hobbesian" choice by one state legislator, AB 375 is now on the cusp of passing. Under the law which takes effect in January 2020, consumers will have the right to know what personal information companies are collecting and why and with which businesses it's being shared. (more...)
UP Man Beaten To Death In Tripura Over Child Lifting Rumours UP Man Beaten To Death In Tripura Over Child Lifting Rumours
- July 02, 2018

While the Murabari incident reportedly took place, when Khan and two other hawkers - Khushit Khan from Uttar Pradesh and Gulzar Khan from Bihar - reached the tribal-dominated area around 9:30 am from Bitterban, an urban slum, to sell garments on a vehicle. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S10 to ditch iris scanning, but gain triple-lens camera Samsung Galaxy S10 to ditch iris scanning, but gain triple-lens camera
- July 02, 2018

EDIT: When I wrote "coming your way next" above, I momentarily forgot that the Galaxy Note 9 wasn't yet released. Samsung Galaxy S10 and iPhone x Plus are coming your way next - not super soon, but next. Should Samsung misses production deadlines for the 3D face unlock, however, the report notes the Korean OEM will return back to the iris scanner. (more...)
Here's the OnePlus 6 in attractive new Red Color
- July 01, 2018

OnePlus , as usual, could not resist and proceeded to post a teaser video on its Twitter , which came with the tag 'C61422 '. OnePlus has shared on Twitter a odd and colorful 15-second clip that's a pretty obvious indicator we'll be seeing a red variant of the OnePlus 6 in the near future. (more...)
Motorola Launching Mystery Phone at Big August 2 Event Motorola Launching Mystery Phone at Big August 2 Event
- July 01, 2018

This is another Android One device to be released by the company sometime in the future with some very small differences. But it is unclear if it is just compact or a toned down version. As it could be the case the camera spec configuration is totally different on the Motorola One . The event will be held in Chicago headquarters at 2pm local time. (more...)
Huawei 5G phone coming next year Huawei 5G phone coming next year
- July 01, 2018

Lastly, it is worth noting that considering all the dates of releases by the company, it is more than possible that a 5G modem will be first introduced in a mid-range smartphone by Huawei. He used a Chinese carrier as an example: "in the top 30 developed cities where it provides services, the average speed perceived by users has decreased by 53%, from 51 Mbps in early 2017 to 20 Mbps-this shows that network capabilities are failing to keep up with user needs and service growth". (more...)
Facebook gives admins more power over the groups they control on WhatsApp Facebook gives admins more power over the groups they control on WhatsApp
- July 01, 2018

It's common to speak of Instagram, the Facebook-owned photo-app-now-social-network, borrowing from Snapchat, but now Facebook's WhatsApp chat app is increasingly drawing its innovation from others such as Telegram . Open a WhatsApp Group, then go into Group Info tap Group Settings Send Messages . The new option has been added in the Settings menu under Account / Change number. (more...)
Microsoft’s ‘Andromeda’ is a ‘Pocketable’ Dual-Screen Surface Device Microsoft’s ‘Andromeda’ is a ‘Pocketable’ Dual-Screen Surface Device
- July 01, 2018

Andromeda has appeared repeatedly in reports from other publications and even patents from Microsoft, but on Friday, more evidence surface in the form of an internal document obtained by The Verge . The company is tentatively planning to release Andromeda in 2018, with similar devices from some of Microsoft's top OEMs to "follow afterward". Interestingly, the company is allegedly experimenting with ARM processors in Andromeda prototyopes (this may be for superior battery life), but has ... (more...)
Comcast outage widely reported across United States Comcast outage widely reported across United States
- June 30, 2018

None of the impacted companies have yet to acknowledge the original cause of the problems. In CNBC's Friday report on the situation, a Comcast spokesperson said there "were aware of a nationwide outage impacting some of our internet, video and voice customers". (more...)
Here's what to expect from the Samsung Galaxy Note9 Here's what to expect from the Samsung Galaxy Note9
- June 30, 2018

According to veteran leakster, Eldar Murtazin , the Galaxy Note9 will finally get a larger 4,000mAh battery and that puts it on par with the likes of the Huawei Mate 10 and P20 Pro. The screen is also capable of pushing up to QHD+ resolution in an 18.5:9 aspect ratio and under the hood, it retains the same Octa-Core Exynos 9810 (Snapdragon 845 for U.S. (more...)
Moto Z3 Force may arrive on August 2
- June 30, 2018

Also, considering the difference in names, there's a chance the Motorola One offers a smaller battery than the Motorola One Power . The two handsets will collectively form the Motorola One line and will probably be similar in spec although the Power version could carry a larger battery (and thus, be a bit chunkier). (more...)
It’s official: Samsung will reveal the Galaxy Note 9 on August 9 It’s official: Samsung will reveal the Galaxy Note 9 on August 9
- June 29, 2018

Rumours have the phone featuring a 6.3-inch Super AMOLED display with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio, much like the Galaxy S9 . The event is happening on 9 August and Samsung has yet to reveal its Galaxy Unpacked launch venue . It seems certain the handset will feature the Snapdragon 845 processor (depending on the region), 6GB of RAM and Android Oreo 8.1. When it comes to memory configuration, the Galaxy Note9 will likely offer an upgrade for the high-end and the low-end models. (more...)
Don't bother chasing the Longtail of the mighty new McLaren 600LT Don't bother chasing the Longtail of the mighty new McLaren 600LT
- June 29, 2018

But outside of an extended rear diffuser and fixed wing, this LT - the fourth-ever McLaren to wear the " Longtail " name - has a rear end that looks a lot like a 570S '. The McLaren F1 GTR " Longtail " that began the lineage was one of the purest race cars in modern motorsport history. Moreover, top-exit exhausts ensure that the new LT model has a distinct aesthetic appearance. (more...)
As Fortnite Playground Issues Continue, Epic Replaces Another Limited-Time Mode As Fortnite Playground Issues Continue, Epic Replaces Another Limited-Time Mode
- June 29, 2018

While more details on the event haven't been revealed, there is a huge rocket in the area, so it looks like a launch and related aftermath could bring new changes to the game. The development team have now confirmed that fans will have to wait until later today (June 29) to hear more on when the popular LTM will be coming back on PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch and iOS. (more...)