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Tech FCC Leaks AT&T Power Drum Portable Charger For iPhone And Apple Watch
Author: 0 FCC Leaks AT&T Power Drum Portable Charger For iPhone And Apple Watch

The AT&T Power Drum does not appear to be as big as the AirPower in size, but its odd canister shape will enable users to charge an iPhone and Apple Watch simultaneously. Filings at both the Federal Communications Commission website and the Wireless Power Consortium portal reveal that the carrier is working on a portable wireless charger and power bank meant to charge up both an Apple Watch and an iPhone at the same time.

Tech Epic Games surprises players on New Year’s Eve
Author: 0 Epic Games surprises players on New Year’s Eve

The virtual ball drop has the same affect on players as a boogie bomb, meaning that everyone playing Fortnite is collectively dancing each time the minutes on your clock read:00. As the countdown reaches to 0, fireworks appear in the sky and confetti fell from the disco ball, with cheering sound effects on the background. If you are anxious you didn't get to party in Fortnite and see the event, there are videos with it online.

Tech Windows 10 Takes Over Windows 7
Author: 0 Windows 10 Takes Over Windows 7

More than 3.5 years after launch, Windows 10 has finally pulled ahead of Windows 7 in terms of overall popularity. Meanwhile, Windows 8.1 is now at a 4.41 percent and Windows XP still holds on to 4.45 percent of the market share. But new Windows 10 installs have continued growing at a strong and steady pace and reached nearly 700 million devices back in May. Microsoft originally hoped for Windows 10 to get 2-3 billion users within the first two/three years of release, and that, ...

Tech Man claims his iPhone XS Max caught fire in his trousers
Author: 0 Man claims his iPhone XS Max caught fire in his trousers

Apple will reportedly be using new camera features like these to draw their audience to the 2019 model, likely to be released in September , which will be hard considering the already quickly growing anticipation for the 2020 generation. Hillard does not want a replacement iPhone from Apple as he believes that is not the solution. Hillard's account of his interaction with Apple wasn't much more pleasant.

Tech Google celebrates New Year`s Eve with animated doodle
Author: 0 Google celebrates New Year`s Eve with animated doodle

The entire world will be celebrating the New Year's Eve 2018 and will be welcoming the new year 2019. In the blog post detailing the doodle, Google says we will sing that song "Should old acquaintance be forgot" and quickly adds that Elephants never forget.

Tech Persona 5 R Teaser Site Opened Alongside A New Teaser Video
Author: 0 Persona 5 R Teaser Site Opened Alongside A New Teaser Video

Atlus has posted a new video teasing the upcoming Persona 5 R. The game is believed to be enhanced release of Persona 5 according to IGN . We recently saw some movement regarding the "P5R.JP" domain that hinted at a new calling card from the Phantom Thieves, and it seems they have made their move, as the teaser site is now open to visit, alongside a teaser video for what's next.

Tech Netflix no longer offers in-app subscriptions on iOS
Author: 0 Netflix no longer offers in-app subscriptions on iOS

New Netflix users all over the globe will now be able to bypass the iTunes payment method, according to a report by VentureBeat . iOS users can also now double-tap on either side of their screen to skip forward and backward between scenes.

Tech App users' unaware data being shared with Facebook
Author: 0 App users' unaware data being shared with Facebook

Despite heavy scrutiny and new privacy laws, a new study reveals that numerous most popular Android apps are still sending user data to Facebook. "We also found that some apps routinely send Facebook data that is incredibly detailed and sometimes sensitive ".

Tech Huawei announces updated version of Huawei P Smart budget smartphone
Author: 0 Huawei announces updated version of Huawei P Smart budget smartphone

It is priced at 249 Euros, which is approximately Rs 20,000. It features a dewdrop notch display at the front and a dual camera setup at the back. Huawei P Smart (2019 ) specifications The Huawei P Smart (2019 ) smartphone sports a 6.21-inch full HD+ display with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and 1080x2340 pixel resolution.

Author: 0 Ohio Man Alleges Apple iPhone XS Max Exploded In His Pants Pocket

Josh Hillard , a man from Ohio, United States, claims that his new iPhone XS Max caught fire and exploded . He says one of his bosses heard him yelling and helped extinguish the fire. The Columbus resident has suggested to iDropNews that he was left waiting for approximately 40-minutes while Apple's safety team looked at the device, had nearly zero engagement from staff in the Apple Store, and was ultimately told that they could do nothing for him other than keep the damaged device and ...

Tech Behold leaked media-grade renders of the Nokia 9 PureView
Author: 0 Behold leaked media-grade renders of the Nokia 9 PureView

Since several devices launched by HMD Global also sport glass backs such as the Nokia 8 .1 and Nokia 6.1 Plus, it is hard to conclude if the upcoming flagship will get wireless charging. Additionally, the render also showed that Nokia 9 is still an Android One device which means that consumers can at least expect to have stock-like, Google-sanctioned software experience on the phone.

Tech Samsung Galaxy A50 to get triple camera, in-display fingerprint sensor
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy A50 to get triple camera, in-display fingerprint sensor

And it appears that the company is also working on two other mid-tier phones , the Galaxy M20 and Galaxy A50 . Right out of the box on the Samsung Galaxy A50 is the Android operating system 9.0 Pie with a proprietary shell One UI, and at the time of its market launch, the smartphone will be the flagship in the model number.

Tech Apple To Assemble iPhones In India Via Local Foxconn Unit Starting 2019
Author: 0 Apple To Assemble iPhones In India Via Local Foxconn Unit Starting 2019

Apple and Foxconn will reportedly bring the planned Indian manufacturing operation online as early as 2019. For Apple, although the sales of the old iPhone have increased, this is not enough to make up for the sales of the new iPhones. Foxconn, the world's biggest electronics contract manufacturer, is considering setting up a factory in Vietnam, Vietnamese state media reported this month.

Author: 0 Fortnite Made a $3 Billion Profit For Epic In 2018

Any developer looking to take Epic's crown in the battle royale and free games space faces an uphill battle-not just because of Fortnite's ubiquity, but because Epic has consistently demonstrated its commitment to keeping the game fresh and fun.

Tech Messages’ Spam Protection feature is rolling out for some users
Author: 0 Messages’ Spam Protection feature is rolling out for some users

However, those who do are getting a pop up at the bottom of the app offering the feature and allowing you to turn it off. Google uses that information to provide spam warnings in Messages . "When it does hit your device, you should see a notification similar to that above when launching Messages", the report added. " Spam Protection " is finally rolling out for some users now.

Tech Potential budget ‘Pixel 3 Lite’ images leak
Author: 0 Potential budget ‘Pixel 3 Lite’ images leak

The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL both lack headphone jacks , but it seems that the Pixel 3 Lite will not be following that trend. Russian tech blog Rozetked posted what it claimed to be the first images of the unannounced device. The USB Type-C port is placed on the bottom with the two grills on either side. "The screen is 5.56" (about the same as the Pixel 3 ), uses IPS technology and has a resolution of 2220 x 1080 (18.5:9).

Tech Snapchat Now Has Filters For Dogs
Author: 0 Snapchat Now Has Filters For Dogs

Snapchat first made users fall in love by creating lenses that could transform them into pooches. Wearing the adorable reindeer antlers, the dogs look every bit ready for the holidays. Google is another company working on animal and even object recognition, so Snapchat might learn a thing or two from the search company. Also, some more lenses are on the way to be launched on Snapchat.

Tech Instagram apologizes for ‘bug’ that caused major feed redesign
Author: 0 Instagram apologizes for ‘bug’ that caused major feed redesign

While it's entirely possible that Instagram is doing a bit of A/B testing to get a feel for how folks would respond, this is the sort of thing I'd keep internal. "We apologise for the confusion", reads the tweet . Even News Feed, the most iconic Facebook feature, was initially hated before nearly every other service ended up copying it.

Tech Alleged Nokia 9 Case Renders Confirm Penta-Camera Design
Author: 0 Alleged Nokia 9 Case Renders Confirm Penta-Camera Design

Besides the regular Google security patch, Android 9 Pie brings numerous new safety features, including a standardized biometric authentication prompt to provide a more consistent authentication experience across Android. The phone will also ship without a display notch, and without a punch hole in the display. However, unlike the Nokia X5 , the Nokia 5.1 Plus is an Android One smartphone because of which it runs stock Android.

Author: 0 Foxconn to start premium Apple iPhone manufacturing in India next year

It was not known whether the plans for Tamil Nadu included moving production out of China, where fears of the trade war with the United States have caused Taiwanese investors to look for alternatives, including returning to the island. The Hindu recently reported it, wherein the newspaper underlined that Foxconn plant would be initiating the production of several iPhones. Apple and Foxconn did not respond to Reuters' queries on the development.

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Author: 0 [H]ardOCP: "Human Error" Allowed an Alexa User to Hear a Neighbor's History

The company told the Daily Dot it was an "isolated incident" and attributed it to a "human error". The spokesman went on to say, "We resolved the issue with the two customers involved and took measures to further optimize our processes. "It was a surprise to him, because Amazon had not informed him about the data leak, although they already knew about it there". It was just this past May that Amazon had to explain itself after Alexa recorded a family's private chats on their Echo ...

Tech Google will reportedly introduce two new Pixel phones in early 2019
Author: 0 Google will reportedly introduce two new Pixel phones in early 2019

A Pixel 3 Lite prototype was leaked on a Russian tech blog last month , fueling rampant speculation about where the phone would be sold and how it would be positioned in Google's larger smartphone lineup. While images of the duo have been revealed, specifications are still not set in stone. These mid-range phones will be toned down versions of the Pixel 3 and the Pixel 3 XL.

Tech CenturyLink outage affects Minnesota customers
Author: 0 CenturyLink outage affects Minnesota customers

The 911 outage affected agencies across Washington state on Thursday night and continued into Friday. CenturyLink engineers and technicians identified a network element that was impacting customer services and are addressing the issue in order to restore services.

Tech Motorola P40 specifications and design leaked
Author: 0 Motorola P40 specifications and design leaked

The images provided show a punch-hole camera in the top left-hand corner, which will offer more screen real estate to users, although there is a "chin" on the device bearing the manufacturer's name. There will be a 6.2” screen with tiny bezels from all sides, with the bottom one having the Motorola logo. At the left of the smartphone, it is seen that there will be SIM tray while the right edge has the volume and power buttons.

Tech Sony WH-CH700N wireless noise-cancelling headphones
Author: 0 Sony WH-CH700N wireless noise-cancelling headphones

An instant touch on the dedicated button for noise cancellation cuts you off from the outside world and a new artificially intelligent program aka AINC adjusts the sound output identifying the outside noise. The headphones provide up to massive 35 hours of battery life. The headphones are also equipped with a quick charge technology that gives 60 minutes of playback from 10 minutes of charge, it added.

Tech Samsung to show off sound-producing display tech at CES 2019?
Author: 0 Samsung to show off sound-producing display tech at CES 2019?

The technology has the potential to be used over a wide surface of the panel, allowing for 3-dimensional sound effects and greater directionality, and of course, makes waterproofing somewhat easier. Girin can detect the posture of the user and slowly adjust the display in a way that forces the user to adjust their position, but the movement is so slow that it goes unnoticed.

Tech Huawei’s smartphone shipments exceed 200 mn units in 2018
Author: 0 Huawei’s smartphone shipments exceed 200 mn units in 2018

The firm has shown consistent growth, shipping 153 million units in 2017 and 139 million units in 2016. It is noted that a series P20 and series Mate 20 have been well received by consumers and industry analysts. The Mate 20 Pro is one of the best iPhone XS alternatives out there, at least on paper - that is, if you can find it in your market. Against the odds: "In the global smartphone market, Huawei has gone from being dismissed as a statistical "Other" to ranking among the top ...

Tech LG's tech-packed new soundbars will be on show at CES
Author: 0 LG's tech-packed new soundbars will be on show at CES

The flagship 2019 lineup includes the SL10YG, SL9YG and SL8YG. In other words, the speakers use fancy processing to make two-channel audio sound like multi-channel audio without generating any noise or distortion. The sound bars are created to match the look of LG's OLED TVs, and at 57mm deep, can be installed flush on a wall to save space and "make a sophisticated statement".

Author: 0 Instagram gets rid of scrolling - by accident

Since Instagram started its feed had users scroll through vertically like most other social media apps, but that all changed with the new December update to the app. As users of the app realized the change this morning, many took to Twitter to express their unhappiness. There are plenty of explanations for why Instagram would shift to the horizontal feed as its default layout, chief among them being that each individual post is given far more focus than it would be if you were just ...