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Facebook Bug Made 6.8 Million Users' Photos Public Facebook Bug Made 6.8 Million Users' Photos Public
- December 19, 2018

This was stated by the technical Director Tomer Bar on your blog. "We're sorry this happened", continues the post while explaining that "the only apps affected by this bug were ones that Facebook approved to access the photos API and that individuals had authorized to access their photos". (more...)
Did another latest Facebook bug leak your photos? Did another latest Facebook bug leak your photos?
- December 19, 2018

Facebook hinted that the bug potentially affected over 70 million users. Facebook has once again notified users that some things not meant to be shared might have been accessed anyway because of a system bug. The bug was an issue with Facebook's photo API and granted third-party apps access to photos that they normally wouldn't have had access to. These may be the photos shared on the Marketplace or Facebook Stories. (more...)
Microsoft's next-gen consoles reportedly arriving in 2020, codenamed Anaconda and Lockhart Microsoft's next-gen consoles reportedly arriving in 2020, codenamed Anaconda and Lockhart
- December 19, 2018

The flagship " Anaconda " model, seemingly codenamed by a Nicki Minaj fan at Microsoft, will be the equivalent of the current Xbox One X, with improved hardware and souped-up internals from AMD. Sony skipping next year's E3 convention could also point to imminent plans for announcing the PS5, with PlayStation setting up its own event, rather than launching an upcoming console in the midst of other E3 releases. (more...)
"Super Smash Bros. Ultimate" Smashes Nintendo Switch Sales Record
- December 19, 2018

Earlier today, it's been confirmed through data provided by The NPD Group that the Nintendo Switch is the fastest-selling console of the current generation in the US. The first is the Switch's hybrid design, which works really well and helps the console stand out from the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. And that was before the release of Super Smash Bros . (more...)
Lenovo Z5s arrives with three cameras, Snapdragon 710 Lenovo Z5s arrives with three cameras, Snapdragon 710
- December 19, 2018

In terms of memory, the all-new Lenovo Z5 Pro comes with up to 12 GB of LPDDR4X RAM and up to 512 GB of internal storage, making it the first smartphone to come with 12GB RAM. There isn't any notch at the front to contain the selfie camera. The phone's 4GB RAM model comes with 64GB of storage, while the 6GB RAM model will be available in both 64GB and 128GB storage flavors. (more...)
Future iPhones May Combine Touch ID and Face ID Future iPhones May Combine Touch ID and Face ID
- December 18, 2018

However, Apple's iPhone X stood on its own as the one phone that refused to reveal its secrets. And while nobody expects criminals to start carrying around 3D heads to try to gain access to your smartphone, it appears that even showing a photograph of the user is enough to fool some Android phones into unlocking . (more...)
Apple accused of misleading iPhone users over screen size Apple accused of misleading iPhone users over screen size
- December 18, 2018

Two dissatisfied customers are suing Apple on the grounds that the phones in its iPhone X series do not have the screen size and pixels advertised. You may recall how Apple was sued earlier in the United States as well, where class action suits accused the company of slowing down the older models of iPhones due to an update of its software. (more...)
First Alleged Galaxy S10 Prototype Spotted in the Wild First Alleged Galaxy S10 Prototype Spotted in the Wild
- December 18, 2018

In other words, if you're planning to upgrade to a new Samsung device next year, the Galaxy S10 + will reportedly incorporate a triple-camera scheme on the back. Yet another piece of information online says that Samsung will stick with the 3.5mm jack on these Galaxy S10 models though there were rumors before that the company is doing away with the jack. (more...)
Huawei Nova 4 launched with two triple-camera options Huawei Nova 4 launched with two triple-camera options
- December 17, 2018

The screen, however, is what will make the Nova 4 noticeable, so let's start with that. Huawei had been teasing the arrival of the Nova 4 and its hole-punch camera for weeks, but Samsung's Galaxy A8s became the first phone with a hole when it debuted in China seven days ago. (more...)
Echo Wall Clock Arrives in Time for Christmas Echo Wall Clock Arrives in Time for Christmas
- December 17, 2018

But if you want to pick up an Alexa speaker in preparation, then now's a particularly good time to go for one. You will be able to purchase the Wall clock only for $29.99 with free shipping for Prime members. It's not clear how the Echo Wall Clock fits into the overall Alexa ecosystem. The timepiece will work with any Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Show, Echo Plus, Echo Spot, or Echo Input smart speaker. (more...)
Surface Pro 4 Firmware Update Woes Prompt Microsoft To Issue Replacements Surface Pro 4 Firmware Update Woes Prompt Microsoft To Issue Replacements
- December 17, 2018

Since the teaser is already up, it is expected that Microsoft could start selling its most affordable Windows 10 tablet around the festive period of Christmas. Right now, the new Microsoft Surface Go products are up for pre-order exclusively on Flipkart . It is paired with either 4GB or 8GB of RAM and 64GB or 128GB, using an eMMC interface, which might be low but enough for a productivity device you need on the move. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S10 colour variants leaked; S10 Lite could launch in yellow Samsung Galaxy S10 colour variants leaked; S10 Lite could launch in yellow
- December 17, 2018

Little is known about the top-of-the-range version of the Galaxy S10 that would come with 5G support. It is not mentioned if the release is for all four variants that are rumored to be coming with the Galaxy S10 . The Galaxy S10 Lite , which should have a flat 5.8-inch OLED display, will be available in yellow, white, black, green, and blue, the report says. (more...)
Police Responding To Noise Complaint End Up Playing ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ Police Responding To Noise Complaint End Up Playing ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’
- December 17, 2018

After police arrived thanks to the complaint, they determined things were at an acceptable level. Ultimate replays had better save them, and sharpish: Nintendo will wipe them with the game's next update. "It was concerning. You see so many videos of awful results". The latest entry in the Smash Bros . series has received wide critical acclaim and has blitzed all competition in the sales department , but just when you thought this was another much-needed win for Nintendo, it's hit a snag. (more...)
Sony unveils Kingdom Hearts 3-themed PS4 Pro Sony unveils Kingdom Hearts 3-themed PS4 Pro
- December 17, 2018

Nomura hopes that we can all "enjoy the game together" when it releases in early 2019. Several copies of Kingdom Hearts III on Xbox One were taken and shown off over this past weekend, and Kingdom Hearts III director Tetsuya Nomura has gone on-record via Twitter to talk about the leak, and spoilers that may follow. (more...)
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate updates to Ver Super Smash Bros. Ultimate updates to Ver
- December 17, 2018

The tweaks introduced in the patch make it so that finding a match with the preferred rules is prioritized. ・Increased the stability of the synchronous connection within Battle Arenas. Here's a guide on how to unlock Bayonetta in Smash Bros Ultimate . "And there's no way to tell cause the patch notes are useless, yay!" Be sure to check back with us here at n3rdabl3 as more patches and Super Smash Bros . (more...)
Toyota Supra snapped without camouflage Toyota Supra snapped without camouflage
- December 16, 2018

THERE will be much hand wringing and apologising at Toyota HQ this morning, as what appears to be pictures of the production Supra's front end appearing online. The buyer will also get a carbon-fibre badge inside the cabin that indicates the car's status as the first 2020 Supra in the United States, as well as additional exclusive experiences. (more...)
FCC encourages phone carriers to block unwanted text messages FCC encourages phone carriers to block unwanted text messages
- December 16, 2018

Democratic Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel dissented from the ruling , which she criticized as reflecting the FCC's "quest to dismantle the regulatory frameworks that protect Americans". "It's that simple", she said. But critics claim the commission may empower carriers to block legitimate content. "Today's decision offers consumers no new ability to prevent robotexts", Rosenworcel said. (more...)
Google Assistant now supports Australian-accented voice and a British-accented voice Google Assistant now supports Australian-accented voice and a British-accented voice
- December 16, 2018

At least you can get a taste of home in the United States now. The accent options are rolling out to users who can choose to activate them using the assistant's mobile app. Some of you might be wondering that how will this help in the smart speaker, therefore Google has given the flawless updates by adding an artificial intelligence system of Deep Mind. (more...)
Today I Discovered Why Searching Google For 'Idiot' Show Trump Today I Discovered Why Searching Google For 'Idiot' Show Trump
- December 15, 2018

Google CEO Sundar Pichai confronted a barrage of criticism Tuesday from House Republicans who said his company suppresses conservative voices, exposing Google to the same kind of scrutiny that has destabilized its tech peers this year. "Currently we are not in discussions around launching a search product in China", Pichai assured Cicilline. "I think tech has to realize it just can't build it and then fix it, I think that doesn't work", he added. (more...)
Blizzard officially pulls support for Heroes of the Storm esports Blizzard officially pulls support for Heroes of the Storm esports
- December 15, 2018

Recently, Blizzard has released some troubling news for the Heroes of the Storm community. In a post on the studio's website it appears that Heroes of the Storm's developers have been shifted onto other projects . A lot of people didn't want to believe that HGC would be completely abandoned, but Blizzard just confirmed it. Heroes has remained one of my most-played games these past few years: possibly in the running for my top 10 most-played ever. (more...)