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Google+ leaked personal details, will be shut down Google+ leaked personal details, will be shut down
- October 09, 2018

The incident also marks the beginning of the end for Google +, which the company plans to shut down over the next year. The search giant states that it wasn't able to maintain "a successful Google + product that meets consumers' expectations". (more...)
Google Pixel Slate renders appear to reveal design, detachable keyboard and stylus Google Pixel Slate renders appear to reveal design, detachable keyboard and stylus
- October 09, 2018

Besides these, Google will also showcase products like Pixel Stand , Google Home Hub , and Pixelbook 2, among others. The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL , the successors to the Pixel 2 , have albeit leaked entirely, but there's still plenty that remains under wraps. (more...)
New Pixel phones are out today
- October 09, 2018

The event threatens to be overshadowed by other Google news. Many have speculated that Google will release some kind of screen-equipped smart home device this year at it's annual hardware event in October. There's also a USB Type-C port on one of its sides. The new Pixel Slate will be available in four flavors , with Intel Celeron, m3, i5, and i7 processor options. (more...)
Made by Google Pixel 3 event today: Watch the livestream here
- October 09, 2018

We may even see a teaser of the Google Pixel Watch too. Since none of the leaked devices up to now have had final software, we were hoping there would be some new things for Google to introduce today, particularly when it comes to imaging. (more...)
Engadget gets hands-on with unreleased Pixel 3 XL
- October 09, 2018

Google will be unveiling the Pixel 3 along with the Pixel 3 XL at this event . The Pixel 3 and 3 XL are touted to be one of the worst kept secrets of the smartphone industry, with new leaks and rumours surfacing almost every week for the last few months. (more...)
Google Pixel Slate: What to expect for this Chrome OS tablet
- October 09, 2018

With just a day left for the launch, a Hong Kong-based website is out with the full review of the pre-production units of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL . As usual, we are expecting around five or so Google products at this event. Search engine and technology giant Google is gearing up to launch the third generation Pixel smartphones on October 9. (more...)
A Hong Kong store is already selling the Pixel 3 XL A Hong Kong store is already selling the Pixel 3 XL
- October 09, 2018

The biggest change under the hood would be in the charging department, as the new Pixels are expected to be Google's first devices to offer wireless charging solutions. The accessory has four pogo pins for connectivity and data transfer. The top part of the keyboard acts as a cover for the back of the Pixel Slate . Interestingly, the keyboard has a dedicated key to launch Google Assistant . (more...)
Intel Announces First 9th-Generation Core Processors Intel Announces First 9th-Generation Core Processors
- October 09, 2018

Built upon the same "14 nm++" process technology as Coffee Lake, this new 9th generation is launching with 3 new processor models. The Core i5-9600K has six cores, also without Hyper-Threading. You can also expect to find these 9th Gen Core processors in new PCs from Asus , HP, Dell and Alienware in the coming weeks and months. With a price of $1,979, it has a base clock speed of 3GHz and a top boost speed of 4.5GHz, along with a 24.75MB Smart Cache and up to 68 PCIe 3.0 lanes. (more...)
Facebook debuts smart speaker for Messenger video calls Facebook debuts smart speaker for Messenger video calls
- October 09, 2018

We promise it won't spy on you. The 10.1-inch display has a resolution of 1280x800 and has 10W dual speakers. The larger Portal + has a 15.6-inch, 1920x1080 display that can be oriented vertically or horizontally. They offer Facebook and Messenger on their touchscreens to connect loved ones and friends over the internet - displaying live video or profile pages simply and hands-free. (more...)
OnePlus 6T global launch in India on October 30, confirms company OnePlus 6T global launch in India on October 30, confirms company
- October 08, 2018

OnePlus 6T to launch in India on October 30 and this will be a global launch event for the OnePlus 6T . The company has sent out media invites for a launch event scheduled in New Delhi, where it will release the OnePlus 6T . It will be exclusively sold via Amazon .in in India. It is also expected that OnePlus will be omitting the 3.5 mm audio port in favor of type-C headphones. (more...)
Microsoft says it can recover missing files following botched Windows 10 update Microsoft says it can recover missing files following botched Windows 10 update
- October 08, 2018

The company needs to be digging deeper as deleting user files is a pretty huge problem, even if it only happens to a small number of people. Another method is to uninstall Windows 10 October 2018 update and roll back to the older version. (more...)
Google Shutters Google+ Following Privacy Vulnerability Google Shutters Google+ Following Privacy Vulnerability
- October 08, 2018

It also found "no evidence that any developer was aware of this bug, or abusing the API", and it found "no evidence that any profile data was misused". Google CEO Sundar Pichai reportedly is expected to take the hot seat in another congressional hearing after the U.S. midterm elections in November. (more...)
Microsoft Announce Project xCloud, Streaming Games To Console, PC, And Mobile Microsoft Announce Project xCloud, Streaming Games To Console, PC, And Mobile
- October 08, 2018

Microsoft said it's privately testing Project xCloud on smartphones and tablets now. According to an official press release, Project xCloud is now in the development testing phase, but public tests will begin sometime in 2019. To that end, the company is also working on game-specific touch controls for those who prefer them. Delivering a high-quality experience across a variety of devices must account for different obstacles, such as low-latency video streamed remotely, and support a ... (more...)
Google trolls everyone with new Pixel 3 hype video Google trolls everyone with new Pixel 3 hype video
- October 08, 2018

Google's October 9 hardware event is approaching quickly, and over the past few weeks, rumours about what new devices Google will be announcing have been at a fever pitch. These wireless earphones allowed users to talk to Google Assistant and to translate conversations from other languages in real-time. Just this past Saturday, images of the upcoming Google Pixel Slate were leaked on MySmartPrice , revealing a detachable keyboard and matching capacitive stylus for the touch screen. (more...)
Facebook 'fake clone' message goes viral Facebook 'fake clone' message goes viral
- October 08, 2018

There is no bug or virus now confirmed that is sending your Friends fake requests. Hundreds if not thousands of Facebook users have been led to believe that someone hacked their account and sent friend requests to other people. "Please DO NOT accept a 2nd friend request from "me". please forward to all your contacts". The message goes on to instruct Facebook users to hold their finger on the message until the forward button appears and then prompts them to forward it to all of their ... (more...)
Google Assistant Gets In-App & Digital Content Purchase Support Google Assistant Gets In-App & Digital Content Purchase Support
- October 07, 2018

Meanwhile, Google recently rolled out a new Android app to provide hands-free support to individuals with motor and mobility impairments. For example, "Hey Google, Book me a ride with Uber to Cape Town". Alternatively, users can be more specific if they already know which ride-sharing service they want to use. It is, perhaps, important to note that Uber introduced the ability to book a ride with Cortana when the Universal Windows Platform-based app launched on Windows 10 Mobile and PCs ... (more...)
Samsung Q3 guidance is out, new profit records set Samsung Q3 guidance is out, new profit records set
- October 07, 2018

That compared with an average forecast of 17.2 trillion won in a Refinitiv poll of 15 analysts. On the contrary, Samsung's mobile communication business is believed to have suffered. However, the chip unit's strong profits were offset by falling earnings from the company's smartphones and display operations during the quarter. In addition, the vice-president of Samsung Electronics and heir to the giant Samsung Group, Lee Jae-yong, was in August 2017 was sentenced to five years in prison ... (more...)
PlayStation users may finally be able to change their username PlayStation users may finally be able to change their username
- October 07, 2018

Kotaku spoke recently with three different people at three development studios in the industry who work on multiplayer games. Sony has declined commenting on this matter. A time frame for the feature's implementation is unknown. Sony have previously said they are aware many people would like the feature but it was technically very hard to implement. (more...)
Data-deletion bug forces Microsoft to suspend rollout of Windows 10 update Data-deletion bug forces Microsoft to suspend rollout of Windows 10 update
- October 07, 2018

In a recent development, Redmond has pulled the October 2018 update due the file deletion bug. On a support page , the software giant said it had "paused" distribution of the software while it investigated the reports of missing files. (more...)
Google Pixel 3, 3XL Pricing in Canada Leaks on Freedom Mobile Website Google Pixel 3, 3XL Pricing in Canada Leaks on Freedom Mobile Website
- October 07, 2018

Engadget reporter Richard Lai has gotten his hands on what appears to be a Google Pixel 3 XL three days ahead of the device's official release. As rumours go, this one seems pretty plausible, especially since Google started to accept pre-orders for its Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL immediately after the handsets were announced on-stage during a launch event in October past year. (more...)