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Tech IPad Mini: Everything You Need To Know About New Model
Author: 0 IPad Mini: Everything You Need To Know About New Model

With the A12 Bionic chip with Apple's Neural Engine, the new iPad Air delivers a 70 percent boost in performance and twice the graphics capability , and the advanced Retina display with True Tone technology is almost 20 percent larger with over half a million more pixels.

Tech Apple revives the iPad Mini and iPad Air with new models
Author: 0 Apple revives the iPad Mini and iPad Air with new models

Before now the iPad mini hadn't been updated since 2015, and with the increasing popularity of larger iPhones, many suspected the device simply didn't have a big enough market to merit future updates. The company revamped its more expensive tablet line, the iPad Pro, last October with Face ID and slimmer bezels. The launch of the new tablets comes before Apple's media event next Monday in Cupertino, California, where the company is expected to unveil a series of new subscription ...

Tech Apex Legends Season One begins tomorrow
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As we wait for the Apex Legends Battle Pass to drop, it looks like fans are discovering new things that are now in the game. Apex Legends players have been waiting for the Battle Pass for a while now, with Respawn getting everyone's hopes up by briefly making it live on Origin last week before swiftly taking it down.

Tech Apple launches 10.5-inch iPad Air and iPad mini with Pencil support
Author: 0 Apple launches 10.5-inch iPad Air and iPad mini with Pencil support

This tablet replaces the iPad Mini 4 , which has been on sale continuously since 2015, and is now showing its age. A left-to-right size comparison of the iPad Air , iPad, and iPad mini . Also like the iPad Air, the iPad mini now boasts an A12 chip, which is an enormous upgrade over the iPad mini 4's A8. It too features a True Tone Retina display which is 25 percent brighter than the previous-generation iPad mini, and has the highest pixel density of any iPad ever.

Tech Huawei P30 & P30 Pro Leaked In Full Ahead Of Launch
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The processor is Huawei's latest Kirin 980 octa-core chipset, with 8GB of RAM, and 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB storage options (expandable through Huawei's NanoMemory cards), along with a 4,200mAh battery and IP68 water resistance. On its back, the phone is equipped with triple camera system which features a combination of 24MP main camera, 8MP wide-angle camera, and 2MP depth sensor.

Tech Xiaomi to launch Redmi Go in India on March 19
Author: 0 Xiaomi to launch Redmi Go in India on March 19

Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone maker is looking making an official entry into the entry-level smartphone space with its new smartphone in India. The phone packs an ample 4,000 mAh battery with standard 10W charging, plenty of AI features and MIUI 10 , based on Android Pie out of the box.

Tech Valve Says It Will Remove 'Off-Topic Review Bombs' From Steam Scores
Author: 0 Valve Says It Will Remove 'Off-Topic Review Bombs' From Steam Scores

Review bombing has been a serious issue for devs, with Devotion being the latest game to be hit. They intend to identify "off-topic review bombs" and remove them from a product's overall Review Score. The company say that user reviews are meant to allow potential purchasers to decide whether or not they'll be happy with their purchase. Complaints about DRM and EULA changes are considered off-topic under this rule, with Valve defending its reasoning that "the "general" Steam player doesn't ...

Tech Nvidia officially launches the Geforce GTX 1660
Author: 0 Nvidia officially launches the Geforce GTX 1660

It also comes with 6GB of 8Gbps GDDR5 memory on a 192-bit memory interface. Both cards have a TDP of 120W and can be powered from a single 8-pin connector. In the United Kingdom, the price will start at £199. The GTX 1660 6GB is likely to offer plenty of performance per buck/euro or pound in the mid-range market, and it looks like a great graphics card for gaming at 1080p resolution.

Tech Qualcomm scores $31 mn win in patent battle war with Apple
Author: 0 Qualcomm scores $31 mn win in patent battle war with Apple

The case involved a lawsuit Qualcomm filed against Apple in July 2017 alleging the company had infringed upon some of its smartphone tech patents. Call it Schrodinger's Fortune: A U.S. That dispute is focused on Qualcomm's patent royalties with Apple and involves billions, Cnet said. The verdict on Friday could come into play in the trial in April because it puts a per-phone dollar figure on some of Qualcomm's intellectual property.

Tech Four Sniper Elite projects are in the works
Author: 0 Four Sniper Elite projects are in the works

The Oxford-based studio has also confirmed that it's working on a follow-up to Sniper Elite 4, that we're going to stick our neck out and say will be called Sniper Elite 5 . In addition to featuring all DLC, Sniper Elite 3 Ultimate Edition will apparently feature both motion controls and local wireless multiplayer exclusive to Nintendo Switch as well.

Tech Another Amazon device is getting Apple Music support in the US
Author: 0 Another Amazon device is getting Apple Music support in the US

Apple Music is now available on Amazon Fire TV . Have you tested it out on an Alexa device? Utilizing this feature, Fire TV Cube owners can play content from Apple Music through their television or the sound system connected to it, as well as other Alexa devices elsewhere in the home, simultaneously.

Tech No Man's Sky Beyond Adds Sprawling Online Multiplayer Component, Coming This Summer
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No one has done a turnaround quite like No Man's Sky . Essentially, these changes make it sound like No Man's Sky will become more like an MMO , though Hello Games insists that isn't the case (at least not in a monetization sense). Let us know on Facebook and Twitter . "These changes are an answer to how we have seen people playing since the release of NEXT, and is something we've dreamed of for a long time." added founder Sean Murray .

Tech Most Android Anti-Malware Apps Don't Offer Any Protection
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Android adware found its way into as many as 150 million devices - after it was stashed inside a large number of those weird viral mundane job simulation games, we're told. That means a modelling app could be used to create 3D images or support AR photography. Only 23 of these apps detected 100% of the malware strains tested .

Tech This is what Google's foldable display looks like
Author: 0 This is what Google's foldable display looks like

Samsung and Huawei have already launched their first foldable smartphone while others like Xiaomi and Oppo have already teased their versions of a foldable phone . Newfangled gadgets have always been subject to all sorts of rumors and speculations, and foldable phones are no exception. Between Project Stream and leaked information about Project Yeti, it's clear that the search giant is trying to change the future of ...

Tech Apple confirms WWDC 2019
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Apple's developer conference this year will take place at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose. Rumor has it that Apple will be introducing a number of big design changes, in addition to various iPad-centric features. It's officially official. WWDC 2019 will be held on the 3rd of June in San Jose with registrations now open for developers. "Our developers are incredibly passionate about creating the next generation of mind-blowing experiences for the world through apps".

Tech Valve brings back game streaming with Steam Link Anywhere
Author: 0 Valve brings back game streaming with Steam Link Anywhere

With the beta, that restriction is lifted, though Valve notes that both a high upload speed from the host computer and a strong network connection for Steam Link Anywhere to be functional. Steam Link Anywhere is still in its beta stage, but it should provide gamers with relatively decent streaming experience. Valve's Steam Link hardware might be dead, but Steam Link as a service is getting a pretty major upgrade.

Tech Microsoft is bringing Xbox Live to iOS and Android
Author: 0 Microsoft is bringing Xbox Live to iOS and Android

Thursday (March 14), the company behind Xbox revealed that it's opening up its Xbox Live online gaming network to Android and iOS mobile platforms. According to The Verge who was on hand for the announcement, Xbox Live for Android will offer developers the ability to build party systems, messaging, Xbox achievements, Microsoft sign-in, as well as cloud saves into mobile games .

Tech Slack mobile app gets its own 'dark mode' in latest update
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Slack's doing its bit in the quest to save your phone's battery life: The company just launched dark mode for mobile. Slack iOS and Android users need to sign up for the dark mode beta testing program from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store respectively.

Tech Google's Lookout App Helps Blind Users Navigate Their Surroundings
Author: 0 Google's Lookout App Helps Blind Users Navigate Their Surroundings

The app was designed for the visually challenged people and was based on Google's machine learning algorithms. Google's Lookout , an artificial intelligence-powered app that helps those with visual impairments understand their surroundings, has begun rolling out to Pixel owners.

Tech Samsung wants to eliminate unsightly cutouts, integrate selfie cameras under the display
Author: 0 Samsung wants to eliminate unsightly cutouts, integrate selfie cameras under the display

Speaking in a briefing the vice president of Samsung's R&D group, Yang Byung-duk, described Samsung's plans to create a phone with a full-body display, with the camera and speaker under the screen. "Punching a hole in the OLED display is a very challenging technology", he said. "Hole display is not one of the design options, but it is a noteworthy achievement in terms of the display technological advances".

Tech Woman Adds 9 Trillion Digits to Pi
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Iwao, a computer scientist and software engineer whose official title is cloud developer advocate, used y-cruncher, a program created by USA software developer Alexander J. Emma Haruka Iwao, a Google employee, just smashed the world record of calculating pi. Her calculation required, says Google in their blog on her achievement.

Tech TVDSB welcomes proposed cellphone ban in Ontario classrooms
Author: 0 TVDSB welcomes proposed cellphone ban in Ontario classrooms

In a statement, Minister Lisa Thompson was quoted saying "Ontario's students need to be able to focus on their learning - not their cellphones". Whether or not cell phones are allowed in class is up to individual schools, according to English School Board policy in this province.

Tech Facebook, Instagram experience connection issues
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Facebook did send a message on Twitter acknowledging the problems: "We're aware that some people are now having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps". . Facebook and Instagram applications are shown on the screen of an iPhone in Zagreb, Croatia, April 9, 2012. Users reported a variety of problems-including not being able to send messages or not seeing some posts.

Tech Stream PC games to Xbox One with new Wireless Display app
Author: 0 Stream PC games to Xbox One with new Wireless Display app

How does it all work? In a similar vein to Steam Link, it allows you to play PC games on the Xbox One console while using the Xbox controller. The Xbox One Phantom White controller first appeared in a leak this week, showing a white version of the Phantom Black controller Microsoft introduced back in August 2018.

Tech Spotify reports Apple to European Union commission over rules which 'disadvantage' app developers
Author: 0 Spotify reports Apple to European Union commission over rules which 'disadvantage' app developers

Writing in a blog post , Ek said Apple is acting "as both a player and referee to deliberately disadvantage other app developers" by bringing in new rules to its App Store that intentionally limit choice and constrain innovation. Horacio Gutierrez, Spotify's general counsel, said the company was pressured into using the billing system in 2014, but then was forced to raise the monthly fee of its premium service from 9.99 to 12.99 euros, just as Apple Music launched at Spotify's initial ...

Tech Scientists: Apple AirPods and Wireless Headphones May Cause Cancer, Brain Damage
Author: 0 Scientists: Apple AirPods and Wireless Headphones May Cause Cancer, Brain Damage

Last year, Apple sold more than 28 million pairs of AirPods and more than 16 million the year prior, according to the Daily Mail . The guidelines insist that phones should be kept away from the body when not in use. These forms of energy are powerful enough to shake up atoms that compose cells but not powerful enough to change their structures, which means their radiowaves are less unsafe than radiation from X-rays or UV, but are still risky.

Tech Google’s first public Android Q beta is now available for Pixel phones
Author: 0 Google’s first public Android Q beta is now available for Pixel phones

Google now treats your location as a special permission that has additional controls for app access. It also assists developers to opt for priority notification. In terms of imaging, applications can now request a Dynamic Depth image that contains metadata surrounding the elements related to depth along with a confidence map in the same file.