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The Best Google Pixel 3 XL Cases

The Best Google Pixel 3 XL Cases

For now, this means that you should stay away from buying a Pixel 3 or 3 XL from Best Buy or Verizon if intend to use it on a carrier other than Verizon. Titan M also handles lock-screen passcode verification on Pixel 3 handsets, enforces login attempt limits, and only lets content be decrypted once the user's passcode is verified. Read More

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YouTube struggling to get back online after global outage

YouTube struggling to get back online after global outage

The world's second most used search engine, YouTube , was down for a portion of users Tuesday evening. By 9:25 p.m., nearly 50,000 users tweeted with the hashtag "YouTubeDOWN". However, with the company restoring the services and fixing the issue, YouTubers are a delighted lot. In related news , last month, Google announced that it's merging the gaming-centric features of YouTube Gaming to YouTube's primary website . Read More

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Google+ to shut down after breach involving 500,000 users

Google+ to shut down after breach involving 500,000 users

Despite some news outlets focusing on Google+ shutting down, or on the data exposure itself, BuzzFeed News tech reporter Ryan Mac expressed that the real story was the company's response. "When an app prompts you for access to your Google account data, we always require that you see what data it has asked for, and you must grant it explicit permission", he said. Read More

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Google+, Google’s social network, to shut down after bug exposes users’ data

The bug disclosed on Monday, introduced in a software update , exposed private data including name, email address, occupation, gender and age, Google said. That breach left the personal information of about 500,000 users exposed, and was caused by a bug on a People API on Google +. Moffitt added that consumers should be aware that connecting apps in social media platforms "only increases the amount of valuable information that could potentially be breached, as well as increasing attack ... Read More

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1st Presidential Alert Lights Up Phones Wednesday Afternoon

1st Presidential Alert Lights Up Phones Wednesday Afternoon

Two minutes after the phone message, television and radio also conducted the emergency alert test we are familiar with in cases of severe weather. No action is needed, ' " FEMA wrote. The message went out to smartphones at 2:18pm ET Wednesday, as the US President tested how it will work in a new collaboration with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Read More

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OnePlus 6T teaser shows all-screen design, in-display fingerprint sensor

OnePlus 6T teaser shows all-screen design, in-display fingerprint sensor

Lau also confirmed that the OnePlus 6T won't have wireless charging. Unlike it rumoured earlier, the OnePlus 6T will have only dual camera setup on the rear side. If you look closely, it looks slightly different from OnePlus 6 with a slimmer design and flatter look and feel to it. The OnePlus 6T is now expected to launch on 17th October, which means we won't have long to see all this in action - and find out the price. Read More

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Oculus hopes its $399 headset will bring virtual reality to the masses

Oculus vice president Hugo Barra said Quest combined the capabilities of Rift and the portability of Go, the current headgear in the company's lineup, with a strong focus on games. That means no wires, no computer connectivity, and no additional components required. That's not to say it isn't fun - but from cable management to proper camera placement, there's a lot of fiddling to get right. Read More

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Galaxy A7 Brings Samsung’s First Triple Camera Setup & Side Fingerprint

Galaxy A7 Brings Samsung’s First Triple Camera Setup & Side Fingerprint

The local unveiling is tentatively scheduled for October 27. Samsung said the 24 megapixel lens combines four pixels into one in low light conditions for brighter photos. Samsung unveiled on Thursday its first smartphone with a triple camera . On the other hand, the Galaxy J6 + features dual-camera setup on the rear, consisting of 13MP + 5MP sensors , and an 8MP front-facing shooter. Read More

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Samsung announced the launch of the triple rear camera Samsung Galaxy A7

For those unaware, Huawei was the first smartphone brand to launch a phone with the new tech. The Galaxy A7 (2018 ) will be available in Blue, Black, Gold, and Pink color options. If you care about phone photography (and care equally about having money in your pocket) the Samsung Galaxy A7 could be the phone to get. The 4GB/64GB variant will support memory expansion up to 512GB via microSD. Read More

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Smartphone maker OnePlus pulls a Xiaomi, to release smart TV in 2019

Smartphone maker OnePlus pulls a Xiaomi, to release smart TV in 2019

We call it: OnePlus TV , " writes CEO Pete Lau on the OnePlus forum . The company claims that it is developing its new TV product with premium flagship design, solid build quality, image quality, and the best audio experience. Pete Lau , the CEO of OnePlus , now confirmed the company plans to enter a completely new segment with the OnePlus TV . Today, it has announced that it will be making smart TVs . Read More

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With Series 4, Apple Watch inching toward becoming a medical device

With Series 4, Apple Watch inching toward becoming a medical device

In its fourth incarnation, called Series 4 and due out later this month, the Apple Watch will add features that allow it to take high-quality heart readings and detect falls. But it also bears several similarities to last year's model: the new watch gets the same amount of battery life (18 hours) and the design looks almost identical to the Series 3, and to previous versions before that. Read More

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Which iPhone Xs Color to Buy: Silver, Space Gray or Gold?

Which iPhone Xs Color to Buy: Silver, Space Gray or Gold?

The iPhone Xs is said to last 30 minutes longer than the X, while the iPhone Xs Max lasts 90 minutes longer. A 6.1-inch LCD display is used on this device - which Apple says is the " most advanced" LCD display ever. The iPhone Xs Max is similar in size to the iPhone 8 Plus , but with a larger display. With the new A12 Bionic, new GPU, and Neural Engine Apple says this phone is flawless for mobile gaming. Read More

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Nintendo sets a start date for Switch online service

Some of the games that will be available at launch include Dr. Mario , Super Mario Bros . That's right, Luigi's Mansion 3 is coming to Nintendo Switch! Video game stories from other sites on the web. If you have multiple Switch users on a single home system, you'll definitely want to check your account settings and make sure all the accounts are in order. Read More

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IPhone XR: Everything you need to know!

IPhone XR: Everything you need to know!

Apple also introduced a lower-cost 6.1-inch (15.5 cm) iPhone XR made of aluminum, at a starting price at $749. However, in order to keep a strong foothold in the premium segment and increase the accessibility, they have toned down the XS to shape it in the form of iPhone XR. Read More

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Apple unveils new iPhones, smart watch - Hardware

Apple unveils new iPhones, smart watch - Hardware

Apple today showed off its new Apple Watch Series 4 , which sports a slimmer frame and display that's more than 30 percent larger than its predecessor. It detects electrical heartbeats in the wrist and allows you to take an ECG in just 30 seconds. Also, the GPS=LTE version is available at $499. New watch faces, including one with up to eight customisable complications, or special features. Read More

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Turmoil at Tesla as executives leave and shares tumble

Turmoil at Tesla as executives leave and shares tumble

Overall, Morton appears to have parted ways with Tesla amicably, stating that he still believes in the company's overall mission, as well as its future prospects. Shares of Tesla fell more than 6 per cent to reach a five-month low on Friday morning following the departure of the company's chief accounting officer, Dave Morton, who resigned less than a month into the job on Friday. Read More

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Elon Musk puffs on marijuana joint during live interview

Elon Musk puffs on marijuana joint during live interview

During the podcast interview, Musk, who is also the founder of the startup Boring Co., as well as Neuralink , said that running Tesla has been the hardest of his current projects. Morton joined Tesla on August 6 after Tesla approached him for the chief accounting job. Later he says he does not notice any effect from the joint and claims he rarely smokes. Read More

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Elon Musk smokes marijuana during podcast

Elon Musk smokes marijuana during podcast

Tesla shares, down just one percent after Musk's appearance on the Rogan podcast, fell another seven percent in the half hour after Morton's resignation. "I'm not a regular smoker of weed", Musk said. Elon Musk said it is "probably not wise" to kick robots in a wide-ranging interview with Joe Rogan . Read More

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Huawei shows off 7nm Kirin 980 SoC

Huawei shows off 7nm Kirin 980 SoC

Stay tuned to notebookcheck.net for more on the Kirin 980 in the near future. Starting from its basic block design, Huawei's the first with the Kirin 980 at two ends. Before we get to the company's power estimates, it's better to start off with its claims of performance and power efficiency improvements of the CPU. Read More

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Purported iPhone XS image shows gold color and Plus-sized display

Purported iPhone XS image shows gold color and Plus-sized display

Now known - again, unofficially - as the iPhone X 6.1, it's believed to have a 6.1-inch LCD screen, unlike the OLED panels of the more expensive phones. The iPhone X now is only available in black or white. It also has slimmer bezels, the likes of which should help the wearable get more in line with the physical styling of the edge-to-edge display featured on the iPhone X . Read More

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