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While the changes are welcome - considering Wear OS hasn't changed much since it was known as Android Wear - some devices won't see the love. Hangouts and Messages get quick replies - and there's now "quicker access" to features like Google Pay .
  • Michigan girl hospitalized after 'fire challenge' goes horribly wrong

    Michigan girl hospitalized after 'fire challenge' goes horribly wrong

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    Owens said one of her daughter's friend tried the challenge at home and only sustained minor burns and brought it to Timiyah's attention. The disturbing Internet trend involves people dousing themselves in rubbing alcohol, lighting themselves on fire, and then jumping into a tub or shower to extinguish the blaze.
  • Samsung Galaxy J2 Core Android Go smartphone official: Specifications, features

    Samsung Galaxy J2 Core Android Go smartphone official: Specifications, features

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    The Galaxy A8 Star notably debuted in the Philippines as the global variant of the Galaxy A9 Star earlier this year. It seems Samsung will be quietly launching the phone on Amazon on that date. On the front is the 6.28-inch Super AMOLED Infinity display with Full HD+ (1080×2220 pixels) resolution and 18.5:9 aspect ratio. We believed the phone would offer users a clean Android Oreo experience trimmed to run on minimal hardware.
  • Million T-Mobile Customers Are Hit by a Data Breach

    Million T-Mobile Customers Are Hit by a Data Breach

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    Customers whose data has been affected should have been notified by text message, but anyone with queries is encouraged to contact T-Mobile directly. But other information like names, billing zip codes, phone numbers, email addresses, account numbers and account types (postpaid or prepaid) may have been compromised.
  • Gamescom 2018: ASUS Shows Multiple GeForce RTX 2080 and 2080 Ti cards

    Gamescom 2018: ASUS Shows Multiple GeForce RTX 2080 and 2080 Ti cards

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    New graphics cards that are powerful and allows you to utilize and enjoy the power of Ray-Tracing ( RTX ), a new method of rendering shadows and reflection in games. Nvidia also flexed the technical prowess of its new cards with some live demos of Shadow of the Tomb Raider , Metro: Exodus , Assetto Corsa , and Battlefield V during the presser.
  • Australia bans China's Huawei from participating in mobile network infrastructure build

    Australia bans China's Huawei from participating in mobile network infrastructure build

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    FT says Australia is the first country to explicitly prohibit local carriers from working with the companies - the USA government's ban only covers its personnel, agencies and contractors. Huawei denied being financed to undertake research and development for the Chinese military, but the committee said it had received internal Huawei documents showing the company provided special network services to an entity alleged to be an elite cyber-warfare unit within the People's Liberation Army.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note9 tested, and that’s what he’s capable of

    Samsung Galaxy Note9 tested, and that’s what he’s capable of

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    Have in mind that as usual, the your questions will be answered in another post in a few days' time. The Note 9 usually features either the Exynos 9810 or the Snapdragon 835 processors . A 4000mAh battery completes the package. And others have been looking to find more answers on the subject of a wider release for the Galaxy skin in the future.
  • Microsoft Thwarts Russian Hacking Attempt on U.S

    Microsoft Thwarts Russian Hacking Attempt on U.S

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    While Trump has said "nobody's been tougher on Russian Federation than I have", he has continued to waver on his acceptance of the finding by US intelligence agencies that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 presidential campaign and especially the conclusion that the goal was to help him win.
  • Huawei (stupidly) uses DSLR pics to advertise Nova 3 camera

    Huawei (stupidly) uses DSLR pics to advertise Nova 3 camera

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    The actress who portrayed the woman in the commercial took to Instagram account with behind-the-scenes photos , which revealed that the photo was actually taken with a DSLR, not the Nova 3. So the two take a photo. Huawei later defended itself saying the text for the post never claimed the picture was taken from the P9. One image revealed a photographer shooting the at-home selfie with a DSLR.
  • Nokia 6.1 price reduced in India ahead of Nokia 6.1 Plus launch

    Nokia 6.1 price reduced in India ahead of Nokia 6.1 Plus launch

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    While HMD Global readies for the Nokia 6 .1 Plus India launch, we already know the specifications of the handset as it is the global variant of the Nokia X6 . The dual-SIM (Nano) smartphone runs on pure Android 8.1 Oreo. Whereas, front-facing camera on this device could incorporate a 21MP sensor. Connectivity options on the Nokia 6.1 Plus include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port.
  • Nvidia debuts GeForce RTX gaming cards starting at $499

    Nvidia debuts GeForce RTX gaming cards starting at $499

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    As expected, the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti is the mack daddy of the family with a whopping 4352 CUDA cores. A tank firing off-screen might now be able to be seen directly, but with the RTX ray tracing enabled you'd be able to see the reflection of the explosion rendered in real time by reflective surfaces across the map.
  • Twitch Prime Will No Longer be Ad

    Twitch Prime Will No Longer be Ad

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    In addition to posting their announcement online, Twitch also sent an email to all of its Prime members. This change will strengthen and expand that advertising opportunity for creators so they can get more support from their viewers for doing what they love .
  • Nvidia reveals $800 GeForce RTX 2080 at Gamescom 2018

    Nvidia reveals $800 GeForce RTX 2080 at Gamescom 2018

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    Now we don't know whether this special tech demo was using the RT cores of the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080Ti in order to accelerate its performance or not (something that could very well explain the performance difference between the RTX2080Ti and the GTX1080Ti).
  • Now you can send auto-expiring emails from Gmail on your mobile

    Now you can send auto-expiring emails from Gmail on your mobile

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    Gmail for Android users can now send confidential emails, complete with expiration dates and SMS passcodes. That new confidential email mode is now finally unveiled by Google for mobile devices. This way you will be able to configure your email to the Confidential Mode . Then tap on three vertical dots at top right corner and elect the Confidential mode .
  • PUBG Mobile Surpasses 100m Downloads in Just Four Months

    PUBG Mobile Surpasses 100m Downloads in Just Four Months

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    PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is still performing well, particularly on mobile. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Mobile aka PUBG Mobile has now crossed the mark of 100 million downloads on iOS and Android, Tencent and PUBG Corporation announced on Thursday.
  • Apple’s New MacBook Air Rumored to Launch in September or October

    Apple’s New MacBook Air Rumored to Launch in September or October

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    A brand new story says the cheaper MacBook will arrive in September, and that it might not be as cheap as initially expected. Apple released the new MacBook Pro in July at the beginning of the third quarter. According to Mark Gurman and Ming-Chi Kuo who is the world's most reliable Apple's Analyst, say that there will be a $999 notebook coming this year.
  • Princeton Research Confirms Google Tracks Phones With Location History Turned Off 08/14/2018

    Princeton Research Confirms Google Tracks Phones With Location History Turned Off 08/14/2018

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    Google uses a lot of the data it collects to help it work faster - that's why when you start typing in Google Search, it seems to instinctively know what you're looking for. To summarize, Google tracks your location when Web and App Activity is enabled, and it's not being upfront about it . The organisation's findings uncovered that Google has other means of tracking its users and collecting location data in spite of the location history function of Android devices being ...
  • Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Debuts With New Styling And A Supercharged V8

    Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Debuts With New Styling And A Supercharged V8

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    Nonetheless, it is said that it can cover quarter of mile in mid eight seconds whereas it will have a top speed in excess of 150 miles per hour. Mark Rushbrook, global director for Ford Performance Motorsports, recently told Autoweek that Ford planned to unveil a new Mustang Cobra Jet before the annual event.
  • New Battlefield V trailer teases Battle Royale mode

    New Battlefield V trailer teases Battle Royale mode

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    With this having been settled, EA has now chose to give potential paying customers a tease of the title's take on Battle Royale with a new trailer. Like Battlefield 1, Battlefield V will contain single-player war stories that focus on "key moments" throughout the war, spanning the entire world.
  • Google is getting ready to debut its own smart speaker with screen

    Google is getting ready to debut its own smart speaker with screen

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    A few companies have already announced Google Assistant smart speakers with displays, with Lenovo's Smart Display being the first out of the gate. The first two options are positioned against Amazon's regular Echo and Echo Dot , while the top-of-the-line model competes with Apple's HomePod, which comes with the Siri voice assistant.
  • Apple was hacked by a 16-year-old Australian schoolboy

    Apple was hacked by a 16-year-old Australian schoolboy

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    The boy, 16, from the southern city of Melbourne , broke into the USA computer giant's mainframe from his suburban home many times over a year, The Age newspaper reported , citing statements by the teenager's lawyer in court. The teen's lawyer says his client's motivation was an infatuation with Apple: the boy did it "because he was such a fan of the company" and hoped to work there some day.