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by | October 15, 2018 | 18:25

Users are also being warned that the console may crash not only when you open the message but also if you receive the notification. Thanks to a new exploit being favoured by hackers online, Sony has issued a warning to gamers, urging them to set their messages to "PRIVATE" within PSN.

by | October 13, 2018 | 01:50

Facebook's new Portal and Portal + smart speakers also enable shared activities like listening to music and watching videos. "We've seen a rise of video calling, on both Messenger and WhatsApp", Facebook's vice-president of consumer hardware Andrew Bosworth said before the launch of Portal .

by | October 11, 2018 | 22:58

The bug was patched in March 2018, but Google didn't inform users at that point. Chris Griffith at The Australian points out that "the discovery of the breach occurred after the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme began in late February" meaning that the discovery and what the WSJ claims is a coverup, occurred after the program was put in place.

by | October 10, 2018 | 07:46

Apple issued a critical update to iOS 12 today that fixes several bugs plaguing iPhone XS and XS Max devices since their initial release. The bug seemed to impact iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max models, though not all 2018 handsets were affected.

by | October 10, 2018 | 05:47

However, "We found no evidence that any developer was aware of this bug, or abusing the API, and we found no evidence that any Profile data was misused". Google did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the report. Google is now shuttering Google + as a delayed response. Google ran an analysis over the two weeks prior to patching the bug which showed the Profiles of up to 500,000 Google + accounts were potentially affected.

by | October 09, 2018 | 09:15

Microsoft says its goal with Project xCloud is to bring the console gaming experience to everyone. Microsoft already has a big presence in this industry. On October 8, Microsoft officials said via a blog post that " Project xCloud " would be available to external testers some time in calendar 2019. Microsoft has now given us a glimpse of how things could work, with the unveiling of Project xCloud .

by | October 02, 2018 | 13:11

They say it's unrealistic to expect them to comply with internet regulations that differ from state to state. Ajit Pai, chairman of the FCC, said California's law was not only illegal but also anti-consumer, since in outlawing favoritism it also blocked plans that saw companies pay to offer data-use free content.

by | September 27, 2018 | 12:26

We learned about the High Stakes event last week, which adds a new mode called The Getaway. The person carrying the jewel receives additional health and shields over time, though also suffers a 10% decrease in speed. In this limited time mode, the newest addition to the game, The Grappler, will only be available from one of 12 red coloured supply drops. A new Back Bling (essentially in-game backpacks that have no effect on gameplay) called the Cuff Case debuted alongside Wild Card.

by | September 27, 2018 | 06:58

While Oculus tells us that the VR headset will start for just $399 with 64GB of built-in storage, the company hasn't announced how much processing power will be crammed into the device. We'll have more as the story develops today at Oculus Connect. Why it matters: Oculus and Facebook have been trying for years to convince consumers that VR is the next big computing platform, but the market for the technology is still tiny.

by | September 23, 2018 | 09:55

The Amp starts at $300 - and will only ship in 2019. It also features an all-new fabric design and is available in Charcoal, Heather Gray, and Sandstone paint jobs. It's got the home pretty well covered, but now it's going out on the road. Just an analogue clock that can also be used with Alexa . It will be interesting to see how well this feature, coming later this year, will work in practice, and how Amazon will extend it beyond smart home devices.

by | September 22, 2018 | 15:58

As Apple stores prepared to launch the newest products, five people lined up outside stores as early as Sunday night. This is expected to be the iPhone with the best battery life considering it doesn't push Full HD resolution and Apple says it can last 1.5 hours longer than the iPhone 8 Plus .

by | September 22, 2018 | 13:35

On the front, it comes with a single 24-megapixel selfie fixed focus camera sensor that has f/2.0 aperture, LED flash, Selfie Focus, and Pro Lighting Mode. We already know the A7 has three cameras in a vertical arrangement, so it's not hard to believe Samsung would retain a similar design when adding a fourth lens .

by | September 22, 2018 | 13:14

The Future of Jobs 2018 report claims that roughly 71 percent of tasks are done by humans today, but it calls for a rapid shift in responsibilities over the next seven years. These transformations, could either lead to a new age of good work, good jobs and improved quality of life for all; or pose the risk of widening skills gaps, greater inequality and broader polarization.

by | September 21, 2018 | 12:59

Talking about the triple camera setup on the rear, the Galaxy A7 (2018) sports 24MP primary sensor with f/1.7 aperture, an 8MP 120-degree ultra-wide angle sensor with f/2.4 aperture, and a 5MP depth sensor with f/2.2 aperture. 4GB of RAM with 64GB / 128GB onboard storage, and 6GB of RAM with 128GB storage. Samsung's intelligent Scene Optimiser - which debuted on the Samsung Galaxy S9 - is also back for another go around.

by | September 19, 2018 | 13:56

The premium flagship design of the " OnePlus TV " would combine advanced image quality and audio experience and provide users with better "intelligent connectivity" experiences. The TV will receive updates to make it smarter over the next five years, becoming more connected to your smartphone along the way. However, Pete Lau said that they were working on an AI Assistant for their OnePlus Smart TV .

by | September 18, 2018 | 07:39

Sending pictures and videos on iMessage also seems a little faster with iOS 12 , by the way. There are quire a few new Animoji features , if you're using the newest of devices (anything in the X family). The new Do Not Disturb during Bedtime option dims the display and hides all notifications on the lock screen until prompted in the morning. And then there's security code AutoFill, which will automatically show SMS one-time passcodes as AutoFill suggestions so that you don't have ...

by | September 17, 2018 | 03:29

Jeff williams, Apple COO said, "all ACG reporting, their classifications the noted symptoms they're all stored in a PDF that you can share with your doctor". Called the Apple Watch Series 4 , the redesigned and re-engineered watch takes another step closer to becoming a medical device. Samsung's new watch also offers LTE connectivity, with several days of promised battery life, something that outdoes the true smartwatch competition.

by | September 15, 2018 | 12:01

Izatt said that Google now updated its Gmail app with a current carry out that involves about a of Inbox's aspects admire "Natty Fabricate", which implies sentences and phrases for of us to make exhaust of of their emails so that they exhaust much less time writing.

by | September 15, 2018 | 06:06

Both of the models offer the same internal specs, but the iPhone X Max has a 6.5-inch display in roughly the same footprint of an iPhone 8 Plus . However, it features the same power and costs €300 less than the flagship iPhone XS Max . The Lightning to 3.5 mm Headphone Jack Adapter, as it is called, as been part of the iPhone packaging since the headphone jack was omitted back with the iPhone 7 launch.

by | September 14, 2018 | 02:47

So... One is a pair of Nintendo Entertainment System Controllers that will work with the Nintendo Switch's enhanced NES games. If you somehow manage to lose your Switch or it gets damaged, you can recover your cloud saves and any purchased digital content without too much hassle, along with your Nintendo Switch Online account.

by | September 13, 2018 | 13:12

Sandboxing prevents apps from accessing data on a user's hard drive, such as any software they've downloaded, as well as their browser history . The apps in question were collecting users browser history and sending files, including user passwords, in a ZIP archive to a remote server.

by | September 13, 2018 | 09:18

All can be pre-ordered from 19 October and will start shipping the following week. Like the iPhone X, the XS has a 5.8-inch OLED screen, while the XS Max boasts a mammoth 6.5-inch OLED display . The next major update to the iOS will be released next Tuesday, followed a week later by a Mac software update. Apple accidentally leaked photos and names prior to Wednesday's event, and several other details were already known , so Wall Street had a good broad idea of what to expect - the ...

by | September 13, 2018 | 06:20

And if you compare the new 44mm model, it's 32 percent larger than the 42mm Apple Watch Series 3 . Apple is also dropping the price of Series 3 watches to $279 immediately. An app unlocking the wrist-based ECG functionality will be available to US consumers later this year. The ECG capability, available later this year, helps the device sense atrial fibrillation, an irregular heart rate that can increase the risk of stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications.

by | September 12, 2018 | 10:26

The reports say the company will keep the iPhone X look but with the size of the iPhone 8 Plus . Now, according to the popular website 9to5mac.com and a popular YouTube channel EverythingApplePro, the new high end iPhone will be called iPhone XS Max .

by | September 11, 2018 | 02:27

All these specs for the 6.1-incher make sense because Apple is planning to position this as a more "entry-level" device, the price of which would be at par with the iPhone X's lesser co-star past year, the iPhone 8, which is now priced starting at Dh2,991.50, which is about $815.

by | September 08, 2018 | 13:17

However, he will remain on Alibaba's board of directors and mentor the company's management. "I love education", the Chinese billionaire said , adding that he would be spending more of his time and fortune focused on education. Seeing an opportunity for small businesses to buy and sell their goods online, he started Alibaba, initially running the company out of his apartment in the eastern city of Hangzhou, where the company's headquarters remains.

by | September 07, 2018 | 04:30

The company has remained coy about the release date, specs, pricing and just about everything else. Tim Cook is also believed to be showing off the next version of the Apple Watch and possibly a new iPad Pro. That name is quite the mouthful, and we're not quite sure what would lead Apple to call its larger phone "Max" instead of "Plus". The video looks as if it is the official reveal video of Apple iPhone.

by | September 02, 2018 | 06:27

Yu confirmed that the first smartphone to be powered by the Kirin 980 chipset will be Huwaei's Mate 20 series which is expected to be launched next month. That's a 46 percent improvement in graphics processing power and a 178 percent jump in power efficiency over last year's Kirin. The processor increases the NPU's size over the previous generation and Huawei believes that this will introduce some important improvements that will bring the ball right up in Apple and Qualcomm's court.

by | September 01, 2018 | 14:12

A larger 6.5-inch iPhone X Plus. While the shape of this Apple Watch looks similar to the current model , it looks like Apple has slimmed the bezels to give the watch a larger display. A 6.1-inch model with an LCD display: If the above models are the lux options then this one is the utility phone. The upcoming refresh of the Apple Watch, which has been extensively rumored , can now be seen in all of its glory if a new report by 9to5mac is to be believed.

by | August 31, 2018 | 09:59

So earlier today, it was revealed that Apple is holding a press event to debut a new set of iPhone models , although this leak has already confirmed that we're getting the Apple XS . 9to5Mac told Reuters the photographs were not mockups and represented Apple's actual planned products but declined to say how it had obtained them.