• Twitter CEO to defend company before Congress against bias claims

    Twitter CEO to defend company before Congress against bias claims

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    Dorsey addressed the topic when several members of the US House of Representatives brought up a tweet with a picture threatening late Arizona Senator's John McCain daughter, Meghan, which took hours to be removed from the site . That was not to say that the role social media companies like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube play in shaping public discourse should no't be scrutinised by researchers and congressional committees, Abdo said.
  • The first Razer gaming phone was popular enough to make a sequel

    The first Razer gaming phone was popular enough to make a sequel

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    There are several rumors suggesting that Razer could unveil the 2nd generation Razer Phone as early as Q4 2018, or in time for the Christmas shopping season. KitGuru Says: As far as Android phones go, the Razer Phone stands out the most to me, although the "gaming phone" market is about to get some competition with Asus ROG entering the arena.
  • Microsoft redesigns Skype to win back customers - Collaboration

    Microsoft redesigns Skype to win back customers - Collaboration

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    As with any feature-rich product, maintaining simplicity while enhancing functionality is critical to usability. Microsoft has announced it will remove a number of Snapchat-like features from its Skype messenger service. It has also redesigned its light and dark themes with more toned down gradients and less decorative elements for a 'more elegant interface. After the call is over, the full recording is posted to your chat, where it will remain accessible for 30 days.
  • Sony drops PlayStation 2 from its fix roster

    Sony drops PlayStation 2 from its fix roster

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    As of August 31st, Sony has finally pulled the plug. Considering that the PS2 ended production all the way back in 2012, it is a surprise that support even continued for this long. Of course, as with any device, third-party repairs will always be possible, but this is a significant milestone for the device, which is estimated to have sold 150m units since its launch in March 2000.
  • "Alleged 12.9" iPad Pro with Thinner Bezels Shown Off in Renders

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    The iPhone, though, isn't the only piece of Apple hardware poised to get an exciting refresh this year. While we saw leaks of Apple's "iPhone XS" and also the Apple Watch Series 4 , we haven't seen much about the company's iPad Pro models, which are said to also be refreshed at next week's Apple special event .
  • Google redesigns Chrome to celebrate its 10th anniversary

    Google redesigns Chrome to celebrate its 10th anniversary

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    In short, it's been an incredibly successful ten years. Google has also adjusted the color palette used. 15 best Android browsers of 2018! Presuming web browsers are still a thing by then. "With the power of AR and Chrome , you'd be able to place a virtual rendition of a couch in your living room, right from your smartphone". Not only will it proactively autocomplete queries and show answers before you can click enter, but it will also route you to now open tabs if you try to search for ...
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    Sasmung says "time to deliver" on folding smartphone

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    While the world waits for Apple to announce its 2018 lineup of iPhones, Samsung may be getting ready to upstage the Cupertino company by taking the wraps off of its own device, and one that has been at the center of many rumors over the a year ago or so.
  • New Leaks Reveal Google Pixel 3’s Design And Specifications Ahead Of Launch

    New Leaks Reveal Google Pixel 3’s Design And Specifications Ahead Of Launch

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    Phone Designer In this post, which will be updated regularly, we'll be looking at the latest rumors surrounding the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL . The handset was returned to the owner but only after the driver took photos of the phone. The Pixel 3 XL , on the other hand, is said to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor with 4GB of RAM.
  • Huawei AI Cube hands on review

    Huawei AI Cube hands on review

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    Glance at Huawei's AI Cube , and you might think you're looking at a Google Home speaker that's been doing its stretching exercises. The speaker aspect uses an aluminum diaphragm and a 400ml sound cavity, which Huawei claims allows for high quality audio, rounded bass and clear midrange and highs.
  • Apple self-driving car rear ended during road testing

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    The auto in question was a Lexus RX450h SUV equipped with Apple's sensors and hardware, and it was traveling at less than 1mph when it was rear-ended by a human-driven Nissan Leaf traveling at 15mph. CNBC reports that Apple has 66 self-driving cars approved for testing in California. Google's Waymo has 88 vehicles and Tesla has 39. In 2016, the occupant of a Tesla running on its autopilot system in Florida was killed in a collision with a truck the Tesla vehicle failed to spot.
  • Google releases Titan Security Key

    Google releases Titan Security Key

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    But if someone has their email password stolen, perhaps through a phishing scam, it does the hacker no good without the physical security key . Services including Google, Facebook, Dropbox , Twitter, and Github all support the technology, which you can activate in account settings, usually under the security section.
  • Google’s Assistant is now bilingual

    Google’s Assistant is now bilingual

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    Google announced that its personal assistant is now bilingual . Now, it'll be able to keep up as bilingual people bounce between languages - provided they're speaking English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, or Japanese, and only two of those languages at a time.
  • Honor Magic 2 teased at IFA 2018

    Honor Magic 2 teased at IFA 2018

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    The device will also be the first Honor smartphone powered by the Kirin 980 processor . The heart of the Honor Play is Huawei's Kirin 970 SoC , with four Cortex-A72 and four Cortex-A64 cores, paired up with Mali-G72 MP12 GPU, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage .
  • BlackBerry KEY2 LE Announced at a Mid-Range Price Tag

    BlackBerry KEY2 LE Announced at a Mid-Range Price Tag

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    You have options for 32GB or 64GB of storage and both have microSD card support. This is because the keyboard is actually smaller , even though it retains the same layout including a space bar with fingerprint sensor and the speed key.
  • Huawei announces Mate 20 Lite, coming September 5

    Huawei announces Mate 20 Lite, coming September 5

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    The four Cortex-A76 cores are separated into two - one set is clocked at 2.6GHz while the other is clocked at 2.2GHz. The Huawei Mate 20 Lite has been launched at IFA 2018 , and it's the first of several handsets to bear the Mate 20 name.
  • IPhone XS and Apple Watch Series 4 leak out in new images

    IPhone XS and Apple Watch Series 4 leak out in new images

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    While the older iPhone X had a large screen than the Pluses of years past, in practice, Apple did not support those layouts om the smaller handset, likely due to its width. A third iPhone is also expected at Apple's event in September. Some things are glaringly obvious from a first glance, like that bigger new display and thinner bezels.
  • Dragalia Lost Breaks Cover in Nintendo Direct Today

    Dragalia Lost Breaks Cover in Nintendo Direct Today

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    PT/11:30 p.m. ET today. Founded just seven years ago, Cygames is the company behind such moderately successful mobile titles as Shadowverse and Battle Champs, as well as Granblue Fantasy , which managed to achieve remarkable mainstream popularity.in Japan.
  • Google planning mid-tier Pixel phone, will take on OnePlus in India

    Google planning mid-tier Pixel phone, will take on OnePlus in India

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    A4RG013A is likely the Pixel 3 , while the Pixel 3 XL is presumably A4RG013C. First there was the Pixel 3 XL, and now we are seeing a much smaller phone, and it doesn't have a notch. It also reveals that the front cameras are both 8 megapixels. Now that Google has squashed the rumors of an upcoming Pixel Watch launch, we should expect the first smartwatches with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 3100 to be from makers Fossil, Louis Vuitton, Movado, and TAG Heuer, according to the previous ...
  • Eminem Calls Out Mumble Rappers In His Surprise New Album

    Eminem Calls Out Mumble Rappers In His Surprise New Album

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    Download the Hit app on iTunes or Google Play and stay up to date on all things Hit Network! On Friday, the 45-year Stan rapper tweeted a link to his music, featuring the cover art, a painting of the rear end of a fighter plane with the tail marker FU-2, an homage to the Beastie Boys iconic 1986 cover for Licensed to Ill , and wrote: "Tried not 2 overthink this 1...
  • Apple acquires Akonia Holographics to strengthen its AR footprint

    Apple acquires Akonia Holographics to strengthen its AR footprint

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    ZDNet has reached out to Akonia and will update if we hear back. Augmented reality describes a technology in which virtual objects are overlaid on the real world. In many cases, Apple acquires small companies to bundle their technologies in something larger. The iPhone X which launched previous year, utilizes a similar sensor system to power its facial recognition features.
  • Sized, Drivable Lego Bugatti Created Using Over One Million Pieces

    Sized, Drivable Lego Bugatti Created Using Over One Million Pieces

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    Over 1,000,000 Lego Technic elements were used in the construction of the vehicle, which includes a functional rear spoiler and speedometer, but not a single drop of glue. The auto is electrically powered, with two batteries, and over 2,300 Lego power function motors and over 4,000 Lego gear wheels that transfer power to the vehicle.
  • Google launches new tools to make Internet work for more Indians

    Google launches new tools to make Internet work for more Indians

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    At the annual event, Google revealed some key stats about the Indian internet ecosystem, including the fact that a whopping 90% of India's internet audience is mobile-first. Google has added actions to the Assistant on feature phones like the Jio Phone even Android Go phones like the Nokia 1. Today, Google launches their new light version of search and the name of the app is Go, which can read virtually any of the website of your choice just for you.
  • Apple Will Introduce The Latest iPhone on September 12

    Apple Will Introduce The Latest iPhone on September 12

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    Apple announced Thursday that its next " special event " will take place on september 12 at the Steve Jobs Theater on its Apple Park campus in Cupertino, Calif. A Bloomberg report from earlier this month suggested Apple was struggling with this year's naming scheme. It's likely to launch new iPhones and Apple Watch models then.
  • Apple's next event will be September 12

    Apple's next event will be September 12

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    The company is expected to announce updates to across multiple products, including the iPhone, iPad Pro, MacBook, and Apple Watch . This suggests any new iPhones are likely to be an evolution, rather than a revolution, from last year's flagship iPhone X .
  • LG Announces Its First Android One Smartphone - LG G7

    LG Announces Its First Android One Smartphone - LG G7

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    The G7 One will run last year's Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, have 4GB of RAM and 32GB of onboard storage with support for microSD cards. The phone packs 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 2GB via a microSD card. Where the G7 One and Fit differ is in processors and software. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 SoC. Having said that, for selfies and video calls, you get an 8 MP camera on the front which is the same as the one on G7 ThinQ .