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LG’s new V40 ThinQ smartphone has five cameras LG’s new V40 ThinQ smartphone has five cameras
- October 07, 2018

Huawei's well-reviewed P20 Pro , for instance, has a trio of cameras on its rear, while teasers for the upcoming Mate 20 Pro suggests that too will have three cameras . The three rear cameras are actually three different cameras and not just three sensors . LG will probably roll out some software filters and sound presets with this also , letting you customize the sound further, as it did with the V30 . (more...)
Nintendo patent imagines turning your phone into a GameBoy Nintendo patent imagines turning your phone into a GameBoy
- October 06, 2018

There's even a little cut out for the front-facing camera, which gives us hopes that maybe Nintendo will be offering support for the Game Boy camera, 16 years after Nintendo ceased production of the official product. "If this case is used for the Switch, we imagine that it would provide a pretty nifty way to utilize the Handheld mode touchscreen functionality". The description also confirms that the top and bottom of the phone won't be obstructed, meaning you'll be able to plug in a ... (more...)
Twitter rolls out an update with 'Data Saver' mode for its app Twitter rolls out an update with 'Data Saver' mode for its app
- October 06, 2018

To activate "Data Saver' option, the users just need to click on the settings toggle". The feature will basically help you save your phone data by stopping the videos from autoplaying and loading images initially in a lower-quality resolution. (more...)
Broadband Industry Piles On California, Sues To Stop Net Neutrality Law Broadband Industry Piles On California, Sues To Stop Net Neutrality Law
- October 06, 2018

The groups represent several major internet service providers (ISPs) including AT&T, Verizon , T-Mobile, Comcast, Sprint, and others, according to Ars Technica . They funded astroturf front groups, who targetedseniors with misleading robocalls, and ran outrageous Twitter ads generating tweets targeting California assembly members that look like they're from real constituents. (more...)
Google’s new Voice Access app lets you use Android hands Google’s new Voice Access app lets you use Android hands
- October 05, 2018

You can call out a number, and the phone "taps" on the corresponding item. For example, it will let you " click " buttons within apps , something you can't do using the "standard" Assistant. For now, it is only available in English, but we've reached out to Google to see when it might be updated to include other languages. Google's latest app gives Android users the ability to control every aspect of their device in a purely hands-free manner using just their voice. (more...)
LG V40 ThinQ with 6.4-inch OLED Display & Five Cameras Launched LG V40 ThinQ with 6.4-inch OLED Display & Five Cameras Launched
- October 05, 2018

Sensors on the phone include Face unlock and Fingerprint sensor. In essence, the phone features flagship-level specs along with five cameras on board - two at the front and three at the rear. While the super wide-angle sensor offers a 107-degree wide-angle view, the 12MP telephoto sensor offers 2x optical zoom. But now LG has quietly lifted the lid on its newest flagship. (more...)
Emergency alert test going out to mobile phones nationwide Emergency alert test going out to mobile phones nationwide
- October 05, 2018

Today's alert is the first national test of the WEA system. The system is the same one that's used to warn the public about risky weather or missing children. Some said they had received the notification repeatedly, some as often as three to nine times. "Oh my. A " Presidential Alert " emergency". The idea is that these "Presidential" alerts will only be used in such extreme circumstances, like a coordinated terror or missile attack, that sending the message outweighs your desire not ... (more...)
Actress Ruby Rose named 'most dangerous' celebrity to search online Actress Ruby Rose named 'most dangerous' celebrity to search online
- October 04, 2018

She is officially the most risky celebrity to search for online in the United Kingdom this year. Kourtney Kardashian was the lone representative from her family, coming in at number 7. The survey was performed as a means of highlighting the danger of clicking on suspicious links. McAfee's chief scientist Raj Samani said we live in a "fast-paced world that's heavily influenced by pop culture and social media". (more...)
Nokia 7.1 with 5.84-inch ‘PureDisplay’ HDR panel, Snapdragon 636 SoC launched Nokia 7.1 with 5.84-inch ‘PureDisplay’ HDR panel, Snapdragon 636 SoC launched
- October 04, 2018

There's been a wave of rumours regarding a new Nokia device or multiple devices to come out in October; the brand has kept the lid on which model it could be ahead of their launch today in London. Unlike most Android device makers, Nokia is all-in with Android One . Android One also guarantees better security thanks to the frequent updates and patches beamed directly from Google. (more...)
Apple denies explosive report of Chinese hacking on its servers Apple denies explosive report of Chinese hacking on its servers
- October 04, 2018

Bloomberg Businessweek says it received confirmation of the attack from 17 people including government intelligence officials, and employees of Amazon and Apple. The tiny chips, as small as the tip of a sharpened pencil and created to be undetectable without specialist equipment, were implanted on to the motherboards of servers on the production line in China, the report in Bloomberg Businessweek said. (more...)
Google confirms Pixel 3 pre-orders start on October 9 Google confirms Pixel 3 pre-orders start on October 9
- October 04, 2018

California-based tech giant Google is all set to launch its latest flagship smartphones Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL next week. If you're looking for a little inside information on the next Pixel phone , someone very close to Google is eager to spill the beans about the company's smartphone plans. (more...)
Nintendo Stores Cloud Saves for Six Months After Your Membership Expires Nintendo Stores Cloud Saves for Six Months After Your Membership Expires
- October 04, 2018

According to Sensor Tower , a majority of the more than five million downloads of the Nintendo Switch Online app come from the United States and Japan. If the Virtual Console service does launch with these platforms, what would you like to see on the Nintendo eShop? Are you hoping for more console to appear like the NES games now do? Nintendo's reason is that cloud saves could be used to cheat to regain traded items or revert levels. (more...)
LG V40 ThinQ camera details revealed in the latest leak LG V40 ThinQ camera details revealed in the latest leak
- October 04, 2018

Thanks to Evan Blass , we now know the objective behind the 5-lens setup. The rear are standard, super wide angle, and telephoto zoom. For the first time, LG is offering a telephoto lens on its smartphone. At the rear, there is a 12MP+16MP+12MP triple-camera setup with OIS, PDAF, and 4K video recording at 60fps. Interestingly, according to the material there are two selfie cameras on the LG V40 ThinQ, whereas the LG V30 ThinQ produced a wide angle and a regular angle photo from a single ... (more...)
Google Assistant is getting a makeover on your phone Google Assistant is getting a makeover on your phone
- October 04, 2018

With that in mind, it's sensible to make it easier to use the Google Assistant app while utilizing either method. Google Assistant is getting a new interface on Android devices that will make it easier to get things done and cut the number of steps as well. (more...)
Windows 10’s Game Mode will now block Windows Update interruptions Windows 10’s Game Mode will now block Windows Update interruptions
- October 04, 2018

The PC will never be dead but the PC's OS has been in a mortal state of decline, by design, ever since Windows 8 entered the market with that TIFKAM UI that's still there for windows 10 , alongside UWP/other APP oriented OS Shells/Environments that will be replacing the desktop with an actual Phone/Taplet non desktop OS/App ecosystem after 2020. (more...)
Longtime Facebook executive Adam Mosseri named Instagram CEO Longtime Facebook executive Adam Mosseri named Instagram CEO
- October 04, 2018

In a press release , Krieger and Systrom formally announced their departure from Instagram, placing emphasis on Mosseri's qualifications as their replacement. Late last week, Facebook revealed a massive security breach that hit at least 50 million of its users . The founders and Mr Mosseri sought to reassure users that he will "hold true" to Instagram's values and community. (more...)
Tim Berners-Lee to Launch New Internet Aiming to Provide Better Security
- October 03, 2018

Solid, a portmanteau of social linked data , is a project hosted by the MIT and is slated toallow you to corral personal data, like photos, music, contacts and calendar events. The aim of the project is to enable users to have more autonomy over their personal data, allowing them to decide where it goes, who sees it and what apps can access it. (more...)
Galaxy Note 9 Bundle Now $264 Off Galaxy Note 9 Bundle Now $264 Off
- October 03, 2018

In good signal conditions, they double the phone's speeds, but they also help in weak signal conditions. Apple iPhone XS LTE performance was compared with Samsung Galaxy Note 9 , last year's iPhone X as well as Google Pixel 2 . Unfortunately, that comes at the cost of LTE performance with Qualcomm chips faring better than the Intel ones in comparative speed tests. The iPhone XS shows, on average, 6.6Mbps faster download speeds on all USA carriers than the iPhone X, according to ... (more...)
President Trump To Text Every American Tomorrow President Trump To Text Every American Tomorrow
- October 03, 2018

Pacific, is the first test of a national presidential alert system that will let any president issue a warning about a crisis. A similar wireless emergency alert test message has been sent to all cell phones nationwide. The alert will go out to mobile phones at 2:18 p.m. and it will followed by similar emergency alert system tests broadcast on radio and television stations throughout the country. (more...)
Microsoft Surface Event October 2nd: Everything we expect Microsoft Surface Event October 2nd: Everything we expect
- October 02, 2018

Specifically, both devices might not have USB Type-C ports on them. Microsoft doesn't seem to be a big fan of USB-C on most devices. The highest end models can be spec'ed up to 16GB of RAM and an Intel Core i7 processor. On the software side of things, Windows 10 will be pre-installed in S Mode, with buyers offered the choice to upgrade for free to a full Home experience. (more...)