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Author: 0 Android Q Beta available for Nokia 8.1

More frequent security updates is one of nearly fifty new features and changes in Android focused on security and privacy . It's a really nifty feature, and it's only been improving since I/O 2018. If you're a developer, you'll want to look at the development details here. The company also referred to NPD data saying that 21 percent of all laptops sold in the United States were Chromebooks, both stats that show there's some potential benefit to Android developers making their apps work ...

Tech OnePlus 7 Non-Pro Version’s Renders and Specs Are Here
Author: 0 OnePlus 7 Non-Pro Version’s Renders and Specs Are Here

Of course, the changes are more drastic on the OnePlus 7 Pro. OnePlus is all set to launch two new smartphones on May 14 - OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro as its current-generation flagship models. The display is said to be the same size as the 6T (6.41 inches), but the resolution has reportedly been upgraded from 1080 x 2200 to 1080 x 2340, with an AMOLED screen on board this time.

Author: 0 Google to roll out new Android Auto interface

Android Auto uses all the real estate to give you the most information possible. Your default navigation app will load automatically, with a list of suggested locations. Android Auto works in more than 500 vehicle models across 50 different brands, like Toyota, which finally added Android Auto compatibility earlier this year .

Tech This Is the New Microsoft Edge Browser for macOS
Author: 0 This Is the New Microsoft Edge Browser for macOS

Also, because Chromium is an open-source project, it means that any features that Microsoft creates for its new version of Edge can also be added for free into other Chromium-based web browsers. Some of the capabilities Fluid Framework promises will include support for coauthoring of web content and documents across multiple browsers and platforms.

Tech Google brings auto-delete option for location history, activity data
Author: 0 Google brings auto-delete option for location history, activity data

With location and search activity information, Google's services can recommend a restaurant or continue a Web search right where a user left off, the company said. Due to the raising privacy concerns among the Google users the company have started rolling out a new feature. Enabling tracking of web and app activities is necessary for, among other things, installing Google Home speakers and searching for already visited or favorite places in Google Maps.

Tech Best Buy Puts Pixel 3a XL on Sale Before It's Even Announced
Author: 0 Best Buy Puts Pixel 3a XL on Sale Before It's Even Announced

Major retailers are likely to stock the Pixel 3a XL , but it looks the highly-anticipated smartphone has already made an appearance at a Best Buy store in the US. Apart from that, there is not much information available about the upcoming home hub. While Google has given some hints, several reports have revealed most of the specifications of these two devices.

Tech Apple Watch leads global smartwatch shipments in Q1 of 2019
Author: 0 Apple Watch leads global smartwatch shipments in Q1 of 2019

Top nine brands contribute to 75 per cent of the market shipment and Samsung , Fitbit and Huawei grew exponentially in the quarter, said Counterpoint's " Global Smartwatch Tracker ". The report suggests that the growth was due to the brand's recent success with the Huawei Watch GT. "However, limited battery life remains a pain point for consumer's decision-making process, irrespective of region and price band".

Tech Qualcomm and Apple Reach a Settlement over Their Legal Battle
Author: 0 Qualcomm and Apple Reach a Settlement over Their Legal Battle

Qualcomm said it expects to receive United States dollars 4.5-4.7 billion in back revenues and payments from Apple as part of the recently announced settlement of their legal disputes from the past two years. $4.5 billion is big money for Qualcomm . Following its blockbuster agreement with Apple , Qualcomm now commands a solid and growing leadership position in the nascent but potentially explosive market for 5G silicon.

Tech PS Plus May 2019 games leaked ahead of official announcement
Author: 0 PS Plus May 2019 games leaked ahead of official announcement

Two indie titles headline PlayStation Plus in May: What Remains of Edith Finch and Overcooked . You can also play Overcooked! solo, if you're some sort of masochist or if you don't want to lose all your friends. Microsoft's selection of free games for May 2019 was a definite downgrade compared to their recent pass offerings. While exploring the different locations, you have to uncover the stories behind the people who died there.

Tech Removed parental control app says Apple is being misleading
Author: 0 Removed parental control app says Apple is being misleading

If you think Apple's official statement on its removal of some parental control apps put a close to that chapter, one app developer argues it shouldn't be. "Hey Google , can I develop an app for my car's infotainment system?" " OurPact's core functionality would not be possible without the use of MDM; it is the only API available for the Apple platform that enables the remote management of applications and functions on children's devices ..." You can read the full statement here , but ...

Tech OnePlus 7, OnePlus 7 Pro full specifications appear online ahead of launch
Author: 0 OnePlus 7, OnePlus 7 Pro full specifications appear online ahead of launch

Earlier today, the full specifications of the OnePlus 7 and the OnePlus 7 Pro were leaked , giving us the clearest idea yet as to what to expect from the upcoming OnePlus smartphones. They've managed that by putting the front-facing camera inside a mechanical pop-up piece that slides up from the top of the phone whenever you need the front camera .

Tech OnePlus 7 Pro leaks in Nebula Blue and Mirror Grey colors
Author: 0 OnePlus 7 Pro leaks in Nebula Blue and Mirror Grey colors

Those pre-booking the smartphone will become eligible to redeem six months complimentary accidental screen damage protection plan. In addition to that, the OnePlus 7 Pro has also gotten a close-to-finishing look as official-like renders of the phone have been released online.

Tech California Legislature officially declares May 4 ‘Star Wars Day'
Author: 0 California Legislature officially declares May 4 ‘Star Wars Day'

Reservations were complimentary, but valid theme park tickets are required for admission. If you would like to stay at a Disneyland Resort hotel and guarantee a reservation to Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge , please visit us at Dreams Unlimited Travel for your no-obligation quote.

Tech Wear OS gets new shortcut 'Tiles' to quickly check weather and headlines
Author: 0 Wear OS gets new shortcut 'Tiles' to quickly check weather and headlines

Once on your phone and then watch, Google just has to flip a switch that adds the new Tiles pages. There are six Tiles in the new set: Goals, Next Event, Weather Forecast, Heart Rate, Headlines and Timer. With the update, Wear OS users will be able to know whether they need to be next or plan ahead with latest forecast or check heart rate and get updates on latest headlines.

Tech VMware Integrates Software-Defined-Data-Center Offering with Dell Technologies Hardware
Author: 0 VMware Integrates Software-Defined-Data-Center Offering with Dell Technologies Hardware

Faction Cloud Control Volumes™ (CCV™) on Dell EMC storage enable cross-cloud storage for customers who need to access their data from multiple hyperscale providers, including AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform. "The Dell EMC Select Partner Program provides an exciting new distribution channel to our mix, allowing customers to access powerful new cloud capabilities for their existing storage platforms through a familiar and established purchasing vehicle", says Luke Norris, CEO of Faction.

Tech Nokia 4.2 now up for pre-order in the United States via Amazon
Author: 0 Nokia 4.2 now up for pre-order in the United States via Amazon

Although it will also be available in a variant with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of Storage . There's a Snapdragon 439 chipset at the helm - which should be adequate for everything short of serious multitasking and hardcore gaming - paired with 3GB of RAM , 32GB of storage and a microSD slot for expandability.

Tech Oculus Quest and Rift S release date and order info: Starting now
Author: 0 Oculus Quest and Rift S release date and order info: Starting now

Research firm SuperData Research has put out some new numbers around "XR" technology - an umbrella term that includes virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR). The release date of this headset is mentioned as May 21, 2019. Both headsets are also available for pre-order direct from the Oculus Store . The drawback is that it can't play every game in the Oculus library like the Rift S.

Tech Samsung to Launch Vertical QLED TV Next Month
Author: 0 Samsung to Launch Vertical QLED TV Next Month

It features a simple mirroring function that lets you synchronize your mobile device display with the TV via NFC. The TV comes with its own stand and can easily be rotated to be used in either portrait or the landscape mode. Samsung has not provided numerous typical technical specs and information usually released with a new TV announcement. "We will think outside the box to bring different types of screens and different user experiences".

Tech Valve Index first with VirtualLink for GeForce RTX cards
Author: 0 Valve Index first with VirtualLink for GeForce RTX cards

We now know how much it's going to be (a lot) and when it's coming out (real soon!). This is why Valve wouldn't have included the VirtualLink USB dongle in the box as it would bump the cost up of every single Valve Index headset, when not every Valve Index owner will even have VirtualLink connectivity on their graphics cards.

Tech Facebook's redesign is more reason to ditch Facebook
Author: 0 Facebook's redesign is more reason to ditch Facebook

And the company didn't disappoint either, announcing several important aspects that are all set to be the central theme of their operations henceforth. The dedicated app will also allow users to "collaborate on projects or multi-task while chatting in Messenger ". The influencers won't have any percentage of the sale proceeding though.

Tech Apple results beat sets eyes back on $1 trillion
Author: 0 Apple results beat sets eyes back on $1 trillion

Shares jumped 5.5% in pre-market trading in NY. Apple's guidance for the next quarter is higher than expected, with shares up by 4% in after-hours trading. Tim Cook cited again the popularity of Apple's new trade-in and financing options, which have been a big hit in China as well as other countries. But this quarter marked another quarterly decline in profit and revenue as the company struggled to move beyond the iPhone.

Author: 0 Energizer Has Very Much Failed To Crowdfund Their Enormously Thicc Phone

However, one device got an inordinate amount of attention - the Energizer Power Max P18K Pop . Previous year at MWC 2018, Avenir Mobiles, which holds the license of Energizer had launched three new smartphones . On the front, it came with dual pop-up cameras. If the Energizer Power Max P18K Pop would have been priced below US$300, do you think that this crowdfunding campaign could have been successful? It is unlikely the company will go ahead and manufacture the device given the low ...

Tech Borderlands 3 Gameplay Livestream: Start Time And Watch It Here
Author: 0 Borderlands 3 Gameplay Livestream: Start Time And Watch It Here

Gameplay footage from Borderlands 3 has been leaked online, ahead of Gearbox Software's official gameplay reveal event later this week. By simply joining in and watching the reveal (with an extension installed), players will be able to get themselves a bit of in-game loot.

Tech Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL launching May 8th
Author: 0 Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL launching May 8th

Also, the upcoming Pixel phones are teased to launch in India on May 8. That could make it a better deal for anyone who wants the Pixel experience without paying for advanced processor and display technology that might go to waste. Apart from the model number, the listing also revealed that the smartphones will come with Bluetooth 5.0 and run Android 9.0 Pie operating system out-of-the-box.

Tech Moto E6 specifications leak suggesting imminent launch
Author: 0 Moto E6 specifications leak suggesting imminent launch

Mishaal Rahman , who's the chief editor of XDA Developers , has tweeted the upcoming smartphone's specifications. He further mentions that the Motorola's Moto E6 will soon be launched in the United States but specific launch date has been revealed yet.

Tech Derby favorite Omaha Beach scratched from race
Author: 0 Derby favorite Omaha Beach scratched from race

Horses that finished out of the money (fourth or worse), beaten by more than five lengths, in their final prep are zip-for-74 in the Kentucky Derby since 1992. "I've never had a 3-year-old in my barn looking this good", Mandella said. Mike Smith rode Justify all the way to the Triple Crown past year. Trainer Bob Baffert told Sports Illustrated that he is sticking with jockey Florent Geroux for Roadster.

Tech Epic Games is buying Rocket League maker Psyonix
Author: 0 Epic Games is buying Rocket League maker Psyonix

Psyonix now employs 132 people at its San Diego headquarters, and the team continues to grow as it supports the Rocket League community. In the short term, it says, nothing about the game will change. Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney gave Steam an ultimatum , promising to stop snatching up exclusivity if Valve would just pay devs more money. As for how Rocket League will now be changing, Psyonix said the changes are only positive.

Tech Google adds option to auto-delete location history data
Author: 0 Google adds option to auto-delete location history data

In the coming weeks, you'll be able to tell Google to automatically delete your data after a certain time period. Google has announced that it is giving users greater control over how long the company holds on to location history and activity data.

Tech Instagram launches test to make 'like' counts private for some Canadian users
Author: 0 Instagram launches test to make 'like' counts private for some Canadian users

In the screenshot, a user's post is shown with "liked by gregmar and others" underneath the photo, with "others" replacing the number of likes. Instagram is also playing with ways to reduce the prominence of follower counts. Instagram also plans to add a Create Mode to Stories, allowing users to start a story without first uploading photos or video. Unlike the current version of Twitter, which displays those figures for each post, the beta app shows the metrics only when a user taps the ...

Tech Samsung Electronics hit with quarterly profit slump
Author: 0 Samsung Electronics hit with quarterly profit slump

Samsung's revenue fell 13% year-on-year to $45 billion, while the company's Q1 operating profit dropped to $5.33 billion, which is a 60% drop from the same period a year before. "On the macroeconomic side, China may give a boost to its IT industry to support the economy and if there's a trade agreement signed between China and United States, these will drive up demand for Samsung's products, like chips", senior analyst Song Myung-sup at HI Investment and Securities said.