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Leaked Nokia 9 PureView promo video details cameras and internals Leaked Nokia 9 PureView promo video details cameras and internals
- December 31, 2018

Nokia will be fitting a total of five cameras at the back of its upcoming Nokia 9 PureView . The smartphone is expected to come with PureView branding and hence reports suggest that HMD could call it Nokia 9 PureView than just Nokia 9 . (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S10 Rumour Round-Up: Everything We Know About it Samsung Galaxy S10 Rumour Round-Up: Everything We Know About it
- December 31, 2018

Although the Samsung Galaxy A8s has yet to hit Indian markets, we can safely expect it to do so soon, given that the company brings all its offerings to the country, and moreover, its closest competitor, the Honor View20 , is set to come to India in a short while. (more...)
Essential Phone discontinued, company working on 'next mobile product' Essential Phone discontinued, company working on 'next mobile product'
- December 31, 2018

For now, it's still available on online retailers like Amazon (going for $430), but that's unlikely to last long. While there is another smartphone in the works, it's not known when that will be released, if at all - the direct successor to the Essential Phone was canceled early this year. (more...)
More Android users are moving to the iPhone Xr More Android users are moving to the iPhone Xr
- December 31, 2018

The work will take place at Foxconn's plant in Sriperumbudur town in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, said the source, who is not authorised to speak to the media and so declined to be named . Foxconn wants to hedge its risks in the wake of what has been happening between China and the US. As the largest electronics contract maker in the world, Foxconn has factories around the globe including in the. (more...)
Xbox One S Fortnite Bundle
- December 30, 2018

The co-op mode Save the World , the original Fortnite experience, is indeed still available with a regular charge (if you want to play that mode specifically and not the famous Battle Royale ). We were seeing some of the best games in the industry being built and operated as live games over time rather than big retail releases. Do you play Fortnite? For context, the Eon Bundle said that it included "the full game and additional add-on content" which confused some people into ... (more...)
Spam protection feature rolling out to some Messages' users Spam protection feature rolling out to some Messages' users
- December 30, 2018

The spam protection feature can be manually toggled on or off via the Advanced section of the Android Settings menu, according to screenshots published by Android Police . However, Google says it doesn't save your phone number or the content of texts. If you submit a spam report, we include the spammer's last 10 messages, but not your responses (if any). (more...)
Google's Budget Pixel 3 Google's Budget Pixel 3 "Sargo" May Have Just Been Outed
- December 30, 2018

For instance, the Pixel Lite is likely to pack a cheaper screen as compared to the tech major's Pixel 3 , which packs an OLED panel, and costs a whopping $800. This means that the Pixel 3 Lite will not come with a notched display or dual selfie cameras. It's also important to mention that in order to benefit from the $799 Fi service credit, the purchased Pixel phones must be activated by two people on the same Project Fi group plan. (more...)
Snapchat creates lenses to make your dogs even cuter Snapchat creates lenses to make your dogs even cuter
- December 29, 2018

Now, not only can you turn yourself into a dog with one of Snapchat's lenses, but your dog can also get in on the fun, too. Now your best friend can wear Snapchat lenses too. Dog specific lenses are available on Snapchat right now. Make sure to check back with Tech Times as we observe how Snapchat performs in the coming year. (more...)
Instagram backpedals on horizontal scrolling amid user outrage Instagram backpedals on horizontal scrolling amid user outrage
- December 29, 2018

Instagram says the experiment shouldn't have appeared for all users, and the update was quickly rolled back within an hour after attracting a whole lot of anger online. One user tweeted , " Instagram , if I wanted Tinder , I would have downloaded Tinder". Mosseri said through a tweet that Instagram is always trying new experiences. (more...)
Rumors: Nokia 9 PureView to unveil in last week of January 2019 Rumors: Nokia 9 PureView to unveil in last week of January 2019
- December 29, 2018

The update carries version number V2.09B, and, in addition to bringing in Android Pie features, it also brings in December security patch to Nokia 5.1 Plus. The phone brings an all-glass design with a notched display. Nokia 5.1 Plus sports a dual rear-camera setup comprising a 13MP primary sensor with an f/2.0 aperture and a 5MP depth sensor, along with an LED flash module. (more...)
More Android users are buying iPhone this year
- December 29, 2018

From a report , The Taiwanese Company is ready to invest an equivalent of $356 million in the project, which is expected to create more than 25,000 jobs for the populace. CIRP based its findings on its survey of 165 US Apple customers that purchased an iPhone in the US in the 30 days following the launch of iPhone XR on October 26, 2018. (more...)
Alexa could send recordings of you to strangers Alexa could send recordings of you to strangers
- December 29, 2018

However, the recordings had already been downloaded by the customer leaving it up to him to delete them. It also said that some of the recordings were from when he was in the shower. Amazon stores Alexa voice data indefinitely in the cloud. "This unfortunate case was the result of a human error and an isolated single case", an Amazon spokesman said on Thursday. (more...)
The mid-range Pixels are expected to be released in spring 2019 The mid-range Pixels are expected to be released in spring 2019
- December 28, 2018

Design-wise, the handset looks similar to current Pixel 3 and 3 XL smartphones. These devices are to release with Pixel 3 Lite and Pixel 3 XL Lite monikers. The Pixel 3 really is expensive , so a device that's priced around $500 could stand to seriously undercut the flagship models. Spring in the U.S. begins around March and runs through May so the window is wide open, though will likely be hit by launches of 2019 flagship phones announced at MWC in early March/late February. (more...)
Here’s what CenturyLink said overnight about the outage Here’s what CenturyLink said overnight about the outage
- December 28, 2018

Jessica Rosenworcel, a member of the Federal Communications Commission, said via Twitter it was a nationwide outage and her agency needed to investigate. But others are advising that service could still be intermittent. A nationwide outage affecting CenturyLink customers temporarily impacted 911 calling capability for cellphones across the country and in MA, state police said. (more...)
Motorola P40 renders leak, reveal hole-punch notch and Android One branding Motorola P40 renders leak, reveal hole-punch notch and Android One branding
- December 28, 2018

Considering more and more smartphone makers are planning to bring the punch hole display , chances of the technology ruling 2019 are high. Inside the United States it'll likely be called Motorola P40, a follow-up to the Motorola P30 from they year 2018 . (more...)
Samsung to showcase AI-based innovations in CES 2019 Samsung to showcase AI-based innovations in CES 2019
- December 28, 2018

Some of Samsung's more "out there" projects include a perfume blender that helps people make custom fragrances and a virtual ad service that displays ads on clothing. Sensors within the stand survey head and neck positioning in real-time; when a user is exhibiting poor posture, the monitor slowly moves so the person will adjust how they are sitting. (more...)
Sony launched WH-CH700N Noise-Cancelling Wireless Headphones in India Sony launched WH-CH700N Noise-Cancelling Wireless Headphones in India
- December 28, 2018

The new headphones additionally come with voice assistant support. With the launch of the new WH-CH700N, Sony is set to change the fact the Bluetooth noise cancelling headphones are expensive and considered beyond affordable range by most users. (more...)
Huawei's smartphone shipments exceed 200 million units in 2018 Huawei's smartphone shipments exceed 200 million units in 2018
- December 28, 2018

Huawei is seeking to turn itself into a high-end smartphone manufacturer by supplying phones priced at over two million won (US$1,800). Samsung with its Galaxy phone line maintained the number one spot but lost ground to Huawei by shipping 73 million units of phones which is an eight percent decline over past year. (more...)
LG Announces New Dolby Atmos & DTS:X Sound Bars LG Announces New Dolby Atmos & DTS:X Sound Bars
- December 28, 2018

The company says the SL9 and SL10 are CES Innovation Awards recipients, while the SL9 won the Best of Innovation title. In a statement, LG said that it partnered with Meridian Audio on the soundbars to deliver high-resolution audio in the three new devices - the SL10YG, SL9YG, and SL8YG. (more...)
Instagram Introduces App Update, Making Users 'Tap Through Posts'
- December 27, 2018

The new update appears to make it so that you don't have to scroll down anymore, and instead you can simply swipe to see the next person on your timeline's picture. The change trended under the #instagramupdate hashtag on Twitter, accompanied by mostly negative comments. Users even floated the idea of starting a petition to get the feed back to normal. (more...)