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IPad Pro 2018 Lineup To Feature Slimmer Bezels Without Headphone Jack IPad Pro 2018 Lineup To Feature Slimmer Bezels Without Headphone Jack
- August 02, 2018

The results haven't been meeting the high yields sufficient for launch, Macotakara reports, which may result in the 6.1-inch iPhone being held back until November, while the other models achieve their targets for October. But we've wondered how exactly the iPad Pro will handle Face ID . It was initially thought that the TrueDepth camera could be enabled to do 3D face scans with the iPhone X in landscape orientation through a software update, but it seems like there may be hardware ... (more...)
Facebook, Instagram to introduce time-management tools Facebook, Instagram to introduce time-management tools
- August 02, 2018

The tools are available in the settings page on both services, with Instagram's hiding in the " Your Activity " section and Facebook's in " Your Time on Facebook ". Facebook (fb) is planning a new feature, called " Your Time on Facebook ", which will let you know just how much time you spend liking posts, watching videos, and debating politics on the platform. (more...)
Facebook's next moneymaker? WhatsApp to charge businesses for sending messages to customers Facebook's next moneymaker? WhatsApp to charge businesses for sending messages to customers
- August 02, 2018

The messages will be charged at a fixed rate for confirmed delivery, ranging from 0.5 cents to 9 cents per message depending on the country, WhatsApp said. Whatsapp rolled out some new features for its business users, some of which cost money. "Businesses will pay to send certain messages so they are selective and your chats don't get cluttered". (more...)
Samsung Q2 Profit Down, Smartphones Slump Samsung Q2 Profit Down, Smartphones Slump
- August 02, 2018

Although it doesn't break out divisional revenues in fine detail, the company said its semiconductor business unit, responsible for DRAM and NAND flash, enjoyed strong results thanks to demand for its DRAM in data-center applications and NAND for high-capacity solid-state storage, even as prices for flash memory devices have begun to fall. (more...)
No more than 2 notches on display: Google directs manufacturers No more than 2 notches on display: Google directs manufacturers
- August 02, 2018

It's also worth noting that this limit won't actually stop some "renegade" brands from building phones with three or more notches, considering the open-source nature of the Android platform. Smartphone makers could go that way in the future, leading to smartphones that are filled with entirely unnecessary notches. It was always unlikely, but this rules out the triple-notched Android phone you've all been dreading. (more...)
OnePlus top gainer, Apple biggest loser in India’s premium smartphone market OnePlus top gainer, Apple biggest loser in India’s premium smartphone market
- August 02, 2018

Huawei, meanwhile, shipped some 54.2 million handsets, according to preliminary IDC data. In January, Huawei failed to clinch a smartphone deal with AT&T to start selling its smartphones in the USA, according to the Wall Street Journal. (more...)
Let's chat! WhatsApp rolls out voice and video group calling feature Let's chat! WhatsApp rolls out voice and video group calling feature
- July 31, 2018

First discovered back in October last year, group calling on the Facebook-owned messaging app was officially announced by Facebook at its annual F8 developer conference in May this year. The group support is available for both video and audio call formats. It is, however, worth making a note that you won't be able to switch a voice call to a video call and vice-versa. (more...)
YouTube’s Android app is finally getting a dark theme YouTube’s Android app is finally getting a dark theme
- July 31, 2018

The new theme radically changes the look of the world's most popular video search engine. Last night, users on Reddit started reporting that the dark theme was being automatically applied to their mobile apps. The feature which was much liked by users on both desktop and iOS was one of the handfuls missing from Android for quite some time now. Based on the number of users who received the option today, it appears as though this is an official rollout of the feature. (more...)
Leak Suggests the Galaxy Note 9 Won't be as Overpriced as Feared
- July 30, 2018

It's still unclear how much the phone will cost at launch, but a new leak at least gives us some hope that Samsung has learned from its mistakes with the S9 launch. Also, Samsung may do away with 64GB model for the new Galaxy Note 9 . The phone is expected to be available in 128GB, 256GB and 512GB storage model. (more...)
New iPad Pro Lineup Might Ditch The Headphone Jack
- July 30, 2018

The site claims Face ID on the iPad Pro will only work in portrait mode though, which doesn't make much sense at all. It will use an LCD panel, which is reportedly causing trouble, the other new iPhones will go with AMOLED screens. To combat this, the report hints that Apple may be shifting the Smart Connectors to the bottom of the tablet, near to the Lightning port. The upcoming iPad Pro is said to receive a shrinking treatment when compared to the previous model. (more...)
Ford F-150 Limited gets Raptor-level power Ford F-150 Limited gets Raptor-level power
- July 30, 2018

On the Limited, the engine offers the same power and torque ratings as on the F-150 Raptor : 450 hp and 510 lb-ft (691 Nm) of torque. The truck also has a new dual-exhaust system that has tips integrated into new rear bumper cutouts. Pro Trailer Backup Assist has been added as optional, which makes maneuvering easy, by letting drivers rotate a knob to control its direction, with the truck automatically steering to follow the course selected. (more...)
EA to launch its unlimited PC game subscription service next week EA to launch its unlimited PC game subscription service next week
- July 30, 2018

In many cases, in fact, a Premier subscription will grant users early access to EA's new titles like Battlefield V and Federation Internationale de Football Association 19, allowing those subscribers a chance to play them before everyone else. (more...)
Here are your Xbox Games with Gold for August 2018 Here are your Xbox Games with Gold for August 2018
- July 29, 2018

In the meantime, Games With Gold's current offering is available until this coming Tuesday, so if you haven't added this month's free games to your library you still have a bit of time (but don't forget!). A world of beauty and freedom awaits in this ultimate celebration of speed and style. Master the innovative Art of Battle combat system and guide your armies to ultimate victory. (more...)
Samsung Gear VR Gets Google’s YouTube VR app Samsung Gear VR Gets Google’s YouTube VR app
- July 28, 2018

Google today announced that new, exclusive VR content is available to YouTube VR users and made available on Samsung Gear VR . Facebook and Google are directly competing on multiple fronts on VR and AR, and Google had in the past been slow to expand its VR titles to the Oculus platform. (more...)
Perfectly Capture Life With The New Samsung Galaxy J8 Perfectly Capture Life With The New Samsung Galaxy J8
- July 28, 2018

The Galaxy J8 also provides access to exclusive benefits via the Samsung Members app, anti-theft function through Find my Mobile, and quick emergency access via the Samsung 321 app. There may be 64GB, 256GB, and 512GB variants of the device. Snap fun nights out in breathtaking fashion with the F1.7 Aperture camera. According to a report from WinFuture , the 9th generation Galaxy Note will also be available in Lilac Purple colour. (more...)
New Resident Evil 2 Remake Details And Collector’s Edition Announced New Resident Evil 2 Remake Details And Collector’s Edition Announced
- July 28, 2018

Without a doubt, one of the most anticipated upcoming video game releases is for Resident Evil 2. A must-have for any Resident Evil fan or collector! The producers Tsuyoshi Kanda and Yoshiaki Hirabayashi know that there are some doubts about it, so they explained if they will use this technology during the release of Resident Evil 2 Remake . (more...)
New York Regulator Revokes Its Approval of Charter, Time Warner Cable Merger New York Regulator Revokes Its Approval of Charter, Time Warner Cable Merger
- July 28, 2018

The cable provider and the state are at odds over the rate at which the company has rolled out high-speed internet in less-densely populated areas of the state, which was a key provision in the state commission's approval of the $55 billion Time Warner Cable merger in 2016. (more...)
Samsung Accidentally Leaks the Galaxy Watch Samsung Accidentally Leaks the Galaxy Watch
- July 27, 2018

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will make its official debut at the company's "Unpacked" event in NY on August 9. It's likely that Samsung and its partners will offer early buyers several deals to sweeten the pot, and that you'll be able to upgrade from an existing Galaxy phone to the Note 9 for a lower price. (more...)
One Killed In California Wildfire As Residents Flee One Killed In California Wildfire As Residents Flee
- July 27, 2018

A brush fire that broke out near Pinyon Pines Thursday as hundreds of fire personnel were busy battling a 4,700-acre blaze to the north blackened about 100 acres within several hours. Five residential structures have been destroyed and 3,200 people have been evacuated. A state parks official says employees worked through the night to save historic artifacts from a Northern California Gold Rush-era museum threatened by wildfire. (more...)
Samsung Teases Galaxy Note 9's Bigger Battery Ahead of Launch Samsung Teases Galaxy Note 9's Bigger Battery Ahead of Launch
- July 27, 2018

Each teaser with a motif-oriented tagline " Phone too slow?" Samsung will reveal its latest addition to the Galaxy lineup and provide a special preview of what's to come this summer . There's also word that Samsung is trying to talk to Tyler "Ninja" Blevins to possibly be at the device's launch party to hawk Fortnite , since he's one of the best players to do it. (more...)