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Ikea jumps on iPhone 8 hype with cheeky 'This Charges Everything' campaign

Ikea jumps on iPhone 8 hype with cheeky 'This Charges Everything' campaign

It retails for $329 and up. If you're considering asking Siri what lamp you should buy, IKEA recommends the $69.99 wireless charging-capable Riggad . But the Xiaomi company is listed to join on the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) member on the WPC website. Are you looking forward to being able to charge it wirelessly? The Mi 6 already has a 4-sided curved glass body so it wouldn't be too big of a leap to assume the Mi 7 will also be heavily glass-based. Read More

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SEC Reveals Data Breach Caused By Software Application Vulnerability

SEC Reveals Data Breach Caused By Software Application Vulnerability

News of the incident comes after credit reporting agency Equifax earlier this month disclosed a breach that exposed the personal information of 143 million USA consumers. The SEC discussed the 2016 hack in a lengthy statement by Clayton on the agency's cybersecurity efforts. In the case of the Equifax breach, credit card numbers for about 209,000 USA consumers, and certain dispute documents with personal identifying information for 182,000 U.S. Read More

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IPhone OS makes it harder to switch off Bluetooth and Wi-Fi

IPhone OS makes it harder to switch off Bluetooth and Wi-Fi

The company also got caught using a tool called "God View" to track a Buzzfeed reporter without her permission. It took Apple a while, but the Camera app now scans QR codes. I love the flowers-they look a bit CGI/illustrated, but they are nice and make your screen pop and feel fresh. Gone are the days of awkwardly, painstakingly reading out your WiFi password to visitors when they want to connect to the internet. Read More

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Ninety7 LOFT gives Google Home battery power

Ninety7 LOFT gives Google Home battery power

According to reports, Alphabet Inc ( NASDAQ:GOOGL ) will unveil a new smart speaker at a big event next month, which will be smaller, low priced, and compete with Amazon's Echo Dot . You can now roam around your house with Google Home or any other place with Wi-Fi in range. Besides LOFT , Ninety7 also unveiled the DOX this week - which is a similar accessory for the Amazon Echo Dot (2nd generation). Read More

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The Apple Watch Series 3 isn't off to a good start

The Apple Watch Series 3 isn't off to a good start

Goode reported that her the problem persisted even after Apple shipped another model for review , the device proceeded to connect to Wi-Fi networks instead of LTE. Additionally, the spokesperson stated that Apple is working on a fix. The iPhone X was one of three new iPhone models unveiled at the first event at Apple's new "spaceship" campus. Read More

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Pirate Bay caught using visitors' CPUs to mine cryptocurrency

Pirate Bay caught using visitors' CPUs to mine cryptocurrency

The miner "could eventually replace" the advertisements on the website, the report said. The miner was discovered after users noticed CPU usage spiking on certain pages. According to Filip Truta from Hot For Security, Coinhive uses Monero blockchain technology that users can run directly on their browsers and generate XMR for Pirate Bay in exchange for no ads. Read More

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Lascelles strikes again to lift Newcastle

Lascelles strikes again to lift Newcastle

NeNewcastle United are close to announcing that captain Jamaal Lascelles has agreed a new-five year contract at St James' Park, according to The Telegraph . We'd be looking at each other like 'who's going to step up?' He said: "We didn't play particularly well today - I didn't think we were poor, we just weren't particularly as good as we have been in recent weeks, so that's the disappointment". Read More

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Wisconsin Senate passes state budget, sends to Walker

Wisconsin Senate passes state budget, sends to Walker

The budget is 11 weeks overdue and three GOP senators were threatening to vote against it, but it finally passed after some last minute promises and a phone call from Walker, who is now overseas on a trade mission. Democratic Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling said the fact that the Republicans had difficulty getting the needed 17 votes "demonstrates the dysfunction that's happening, the inability to govern". Read More

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Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 demo released

Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 demo released

In the demo, players will be able to access and play Kick Off mode with their choice of 12 teams, mainly: Manchester United, Manchester City, Real Madrid CF, Juventus F.C., FC Bayern Munich, Atlético de Madrid, C.D. Check it out below. Anyway, the team styles will also be a new feature in the game that allows players to organize and execute team tactics, identical to how it's done in real life soccer. Read More

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Destiny 2 servers down for maintenance this afternoon, but not for long

Destiny 2 servers down for maintenance this afternoon, but not for long

Reviews editor Alastair Stevenson has poured more hours into Destiny 2 than he'd like to admit, but won't be awarding a score until the debut raid is open to all. To complete Raids , teams made up of six Guardians are required to tackle puzzling battles and flesh out specific tactics. Game director Luke Smith has revealed that the Raid will have a Power range of 260-280. Read More

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Apple strips the App Store from iTunes 12.7

Apple strips the App Store from iTunes 12.7

However, if you have updated to the iOS 11 beta or plan on updating to iOS 11 when the public release is pushed out soon, you may find that Kodi is no longer working on your iOS device . All you have to do is download and install the 64-bit version of Kodi for iOS. With the new built-in application, people can access and arrange their saved data across their iPhone, iPad, iCloud Storage, Mac computers, and even those that are stored in third-party services such as Box and Dropbox. Read More

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Mignolet backs Liverpool to bounce back following Man City defeat

Mignolet backs Liverpool to bounce back following Man City defeat

The Reds' impressive start to the season was brought to a sudden halt as they slumped to a 5-0 Premier League defeat after Sadio Mane was sent off at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday. Goalkeeper Mignolet said: "We have to take the first 20 minutes and how we played before the worldwide break and take it into the next game". Coutinho, Liverpool's top-scorer last season and the heart of their midfield creativity, will no doubt be integral to Liverpool's attack amid Mane's suspension. Read More

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New Instagram test feature lets you share stories to Facebook

New Instagram test feature lets you share stories to Facebook

Navarra shared a couple of screenshots of how this will work on his Twitter page. The social media giant is always on the top and most people love it because it is a user friendly and versatile app. Facebook is, of course, well aware of this, so it's trying to give it a much needed boost by tying it in directly with Instagram . Perhaps when the company integrated the feature into Instagram then later ported it to Facebook , Messenger, and even WhatsApp, its hope was for everyone to ... Read More

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NIA raids 10 locations in J&K, NCR

NIA raids 10 locations in J&K, NCR

It said that raids were conducted at 9 locations in Kashmir and one each in Jammu and Gurugram. Qayoom on Wednesday appeared before the NIA in New Delhi . However NIA did not arrest any of the suspects on Thursday. The arrest comes a day after the Joint Hurriyat leadership of Kashmir announced to hold a day long protest in New Delhi outside the headquarters of National Investigation Agency (NIA) over arrests and warrants against dozens of hurriyat leaders since last few months. Read More

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Apple confirms 12 September launch

Apple confirms 12 September launch

The company typically starts in-store sales and shipping of its next generation of iPhones about 10 days after the public unveiling, to drive up sales before its financial quarter closes on September 30. The " iPhone X" moniker has made some rounds on the web before but eventually faded away with news reports settling for " iPhone 8". "Both Apple and Accenture are leaders in building incredible user experiences and together we can continue to truly modernise how businesses work through ... Read More

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New Aston Martins to be fully hybrid-powered by mid-2020s

New Aston Martins to be fully hybrid-powered by mid-2020s

To launch in late 2019, the vehicle, known as the DBX, will initially be powered by V8 and V12 petrol engines, but Palmer has confirmed a hybrid model is also in the works. That's why we make our own V12 engines. Aston Martin is set to use hybrid powertrains in its entire lineup of vehicles by the mid-2020s as it bids to go fully electric in the future. Read More

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Android Oreo may soon get support for custom themes without rooting

Android Oreo may soon get support for custom themes without rooting

The latest mobile OS version from Google hasn't done much to the visuals, but there are several under the hoods improvements and changes that keep coming to the front days after its public release. AndroidA still from Android Oreo's official page. Android Oreo (Android 8.0) update timeline for the HTC flagship smartphone announced . The company posted the news via a tweet that reads , "We're excited to bring Android 8.0 to the HTC U11 , U Ultra, & 10, beginning with U11 in Q4". Read More

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Napoli ease into Champions League group stage

Napoli ease into Champions League group stage

And it would prove to be a needed goal as Edin Visca got a goal back in the 83rd minute, but Basaksehir could not find another, though Emre Belozoglu cracked the post in stoppage time. Having finished third in Serie A last season, Napoli were required to play a set of qualifying matches in order to qualify for Champions League, but ultimately disposed of Nice easily on the night. Read More

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Galaxy Note 8 with dual cameras, 'Infinity Display' launched

Galaxy Note 8 with dual cameras, 'Infinity Display' launched

Want a larger Samsung Galaxy S8 with a better camera and an S-Pen? The 6.3-inch screen is Super AMOLED with a resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels. Also present are two of the most powerful processors on the market for mobile devices, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor for the USA model of the device and Samsung's own Exynos 8895 processor for worldwide devices. Read More

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Android 8.0 Oreo Announced

Picture in Picture Display: The new Android O features picture in picture display. As the tradition goes, Google has been naming its Android versions after a dessert - Eclairs, Froyo, Gingerbread, HoneyComb, Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean, KitKat , Lollipop, Marshmallow and Nougat. Read More

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How To Tell If You Hurt Your Eyes During The Eclipse

How To Tell If You Hurt Your Eyes During The Eclipse

While watchers were wearing their viewing glasses while watching yesterday's Great Eclipse , some were still anxious about their vision afterwards. According to BuzzFeed , signs of retinal damage include vision disturbances like not being able to see colors as well, afterimages, and, in serious cases, blind spots. Read More

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Today is 8th Gen Intel Core reveal day: First Wave Release Details

Today is 8th Gen Intel Core reveal day: First Wave Release Details

Unlike previous product generations, the 8th-generation launching today family will span multiple chip families built on 14nm + ( Kaby Lake ), 14nm ++ ( Coffee Lake ), and 10nm ( Cannon Lake ). This new generation CPUs are created to keep your Laptops thin and slim with less weight to easily carry it all over. Intel seems to be learning some marketing tricks from GPU makers and that is not a good thing. Read More

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LG V30 expected to outperform Galaxy S8, iPhone 7 Plus

LG V30 expected to outperform Galaxy S8, iPhone 7 Plus

It has been leaked from various angles in the past. Notorious leaker Evan Blass has shared a high-resolution render of the LG V30 showing the device on nearly every side. The smartphone will continuously display key information on the screen by using a minimum amount of power, helping users activate Bluetooth, WiFi, the camera , and light. Read More

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Sony Confirms PS4 System Software 5.0 Details

Sony Confirms PS4 System Software 5.0 Details

Perhaps most interestingly, though, is Sony's insistence on charging 50¢ for the first time any North American user tries to set up an Adult account in order "to verify that you are an adult". If you're listening to a song you think a friend would like, you'll be able to send it to them via messages. Most of the tweaks are solidly quality-of-life improvements, though some are better late than never: You'll finally be able to switch off notifications when watching a movie or TV show, for ... Read More

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Qualcomm Rolls Out Depth Sensing Camera Technology

Qualcomm Rolls Out Depth Sensing Camera Technology

The trio of new modules support passive depth sensing, active depth sensing, and iris authentication, respectively. New Spectra ISP could be installed on mobile phones as it uses less space. However, Qualcomm's Spectra ISP cameras have similar features and are cheaper, but Qualcomm's camera technology is not as precise as Intel RealSense cameras. Read More

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