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Tech Flight love connection captures the attention of Twitter users
Author: 0 Flight love connection captures the attention of Twitter users

When Rosey Blair and her boyfriend boarded their flight to Dallas , Texas, they discovered they weren't seated together . A handsome stranger ended up being that woman's new neighbor, and the two appeared to hit it off from the get-go, according to Blair's perspective.

Tech Apple reportedly dumping Intel's 5G modem
Author: 0 Apple reportedly dumping Intel's 5G modem

CTech's sources said that the company is now looking to build an enhanced version of Sunny Peak in a bid to get the chip into Apple's 2022 product lineup. Who will make the 5G modem inside the iPhone? The new chip, the XMM 7560, is the first Intel modem chip that could hit 1 gigabit speeds, necessary for 5G.

Tech The Next iPhones Will Come in Too Many Colors
Author: 0 The Next iPhones Will Come in Too Many Colors

Upcoming iPhone models expected to be released later this year may have five new color variations including red, orange, blue, white and gray. Apple's iPhone line typically offers a relatively small set of colors, with silver, gold, and black usually being the three options at launch , later joined by a Product (RED) variant .

Tech Samsung Galaxy X Foldable Smartphone To Be Unveiled Before Galaxy S10
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy X Foldable Smartphone To Be Unveiled Before Galaxy S10

The company is slated to begin a pilot manufacturing run of flexible OLED screens; Korean outlet ET News reports that these could be incorporated into what's being called the Galaxy X phone, which will go into production next year. Chinese companies have also been challenging Samsung in the LCD television market where the South Korean manufacturer leads. Still, the disappointing quarter is likely to be a temporary blip on Samsung's balance sheet, as analysts told the Financial Times they ...

Tech Huawei Amps Up New Honor RAM To 8GB
Author: 0 Huawei Amps Up New Honor RAM To 8GB

In terms of performance, it is powered by an octa core Huawei Kirin 970 SoC coupled with Mali-G72 MP12 GPU . It's officially called the Honor 10 GT, and its predecessor by contrast, the Honor 10 , only had 4 or 6 GB RAM options when it was released in China this past April.

Tech Samsung Messenger App Glitch Sends Photos To Contacts
Author: 0 Samsung Messenger App Glitch Sends Photos To Contacts

Samsung has acknowledged the issue in a statement released to United States outlets such as The Washington Post: "We are aware of the reports regarding this matter and our technical teams are looking into it". What's unusual though is that it does not show the files have been sent. Users theorize the issue has something to do with the recent Rich Communication Services ( RCS ) update, which rolled out on American mobile carriers like T-Mobile.

Tech Sony is the reason Fallout 76 won't have cross-platform play
Author: 0 Sony is the reason Fallout 76 won't have cross-platform play

Sony's unwillingness to play nice with other platform holders seems to have quashed plans for cross-play in yet another game , and this time around, it's Bethesda's Fallout 76 . On Wednesday, PlayStation America CEO Shawn Layden said that Sony is "looking at a lot of the possibilities", but didn't make any promises. In a joint commercial, two players are shown playing Minecraft together from the Xbox One and Nintendo Switch .

Tech Asus Zenfone 5Z Price in India Leaked ahead of tomorrow’s launch
Author: 0 Asus Zenfone 5Z Price in India Leaked ahead of tomorrow’s launch

The phone will be available in three variants , the 6/64GB variant priced at INR 29,999 ($436), the 6/128GB variant priced at INR 32,999 ($480) and the 8/256GB variant priced at INR 36,999 ($540). When it comes to video, the rear camera can capture up to 4K Ultra HD resolution videos at 60 fps, while the front-facing camera can capture up to Full HD resolution videos.

Tech Microsoft Store Lists August Release Date for Shenmue I & II
Author: 0 Microsoft Store Lists August Release Date for Shenmue I & II

It's been 18 years (!) since the original Shenmue arrived on Sega's ill-fated Dreamcast console, and 16 years (!) since Shenmue 2 made the jump to the original Xbox . In the announcement, the company goes on to call this release the "definitive version" and the "best Shenmue experience to date". On its first release nearly 20 years ago, Shenmue was among the most expensive games ever developed, with its production reckoned to cost as much as $70 million.

Tech Light Is Developing A Phone With 9 Cameras To Launch In 2018
Author: 0 Light Is Developing A Phone With 9 Cameras To Launch In 2018

Light's nine-camera phone may take advantage of this tech and put it on a smartphone. It will announce a multi-lens smartphone later this year, Light says, but it didn't mention a price. It's not clear whether Light aspires to be the next big smartphone company, or if it's simply betting that its notional multi-camera smartphone's unique selling proposition lures enough customers to make a profit.

Tech Facebook To Shut Down Three Of Its Mobile Applications
Author: 0 Facebook To Shut Down Three Of Its Mobile Applications

The Android-only app allowed people in Brazil, the USA, and Nigeria to combine their Facebook information with their phone's contact information. Hello was a way for Android users in Nigeria, Brazil and the United States to link up their Facebook accounts with their phones' contact lists.

Tech Millions of private Gmail messages read by third parties
Author: 0 Millions of private Gmail messages read by third parties

CEO of Edison Software , a Google developer, Mikael Berner said that it was common practice for employees to read the inboxes of hundreds of Gmail users in order to build a new feature. The companies said they didn't ask users about reading their emails because such language is "covered" by their user agreements. The report said a former officer for eDataSource Inc.

Tech Samsung's Galaxy Tab S4 could be Bixby-free, according to new leak
Author: 0 Samsung's Galaxy Tab S4 could be Bixby-free, according to new leak

For capturing images and recording videos, a 13-megapixel camera is housed at the back which comes with an LED flash, and supports features like Animated GIF, Beauty Face, Best Photo, Face Detection, Food, HDR, and Panorama. Connectivity options include Bluetooth v4.2, 4G VoLTE, Wi-F, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. There is also a Samsung Pay Mini to enable easy payments via the device.

Tech 'Mobile Airbag' Case Invented by Student Deploys When You Drop Your Smartphone
Author: 0 'Mobile Airbag' Case Invented by Student Deploys When You Drop Your Smartphone

But these cases often come with a price: They add significant bulk to devices that are typically carried around in pockets all day. A patent for it has already been registered though, so it could eventually make its way to the market. The metal curls pop out and curl up in opposite directions, protecting the edges of the phone from impact and softening the blow considerably compared to hitting a concrete floor.

Tech Facebook reveals bug that unblocked users
Author: 0 Facebook reveals bug that unblocked users

Facebook disclosed a bug that randomly unblocked people from a user's blocked list in a blog post published last Monday. However, these unblocked users may have been able to contact someone over Messenger who had them blocked, and public post types that were not marked just for friends may have been made visible.

Author: 0 Samsung phones are randomly sending photos to contacts

One user said that his Galaxy smartphone sent ALL of his photos to his girlfriend. The issue also appears to be affecting some text messages. Furthermore, the messages do not leave any trace that they were sent, leaving phone owners clueless on what just went out of their devices.

Tech Samsung Galaxy On6 to reportedly launch on July 2 exclusively via Flipkart
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy On6 to reportedly launch on July 2 exclusively via Flipkart

It was launched with a Make for India feature named " Samsung Mall". According to the latest intelligence report , the only greatest external changes between the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and its predecessor is a horizontally-aligned rear-facing camera module with the fingerprint reader now situated under it instead on the side.

Tech Hawker from UP lynched in Agartala on suspicion of child lifting
Author: 0 Hawker from UP lynched in Agartala on suspicion of child lifting

Urge citizens to not indulge in spreading rumours and fake news. The mob gathered on roads as they were told about the men, and without any confirmation, they proceeded through the roads and made a decision to collectively mete out the punishment by physical assault.

Tech Samsung Galaxy S10 to sport triple-camera setup
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S10 to sport triple-camera setup

It will become one of the first smartphone makers to integrate a fingerprint scanner into its display , negating the need for a sensor on the back of the phone where some users find them hard to reach. Samsung has finally won the case regarding a bezel-less display and that means that the smartphone giant will be making a big comeback in the display arena, as far as the flagships are concerned! This is the most basic leg-up Samsung seems to have: A lack of trouble getting their hands ...

Tech Here's the OnePlus 6 in handsome new Red Color
Author: 0 Here's the OnePlus 6 in handsome new Red Color

OnePlus 6 Red has an amber-like effect at the back with an anti-reflective layer as well. The OnePlus 6 Red Edition features an amber-like effect that is touted to be created through expert craftsmanship and material design. The reservations of this new model have begun on the official website of OnePlus 6 and Jingdong Mall. Under the hood, there is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, coupled with up to 8GB of RAM and Adreno 630 GPU.

Tech California passes nation's toughest online privacy law
Author: 0 California passes nation's toughest online privacy law

According to the bill's language , it will "grant a consumer a right to request a business to disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal information that it collects about the consumer, the categories of sources from which that information is collected, the business purposes for collecting or selling the information and the categories of third parties with which the information is shared".

Tech Warner Bros. Interactive Responds to Bethesda's Westworld Legal Challenge
Author: 0 Warner Bros. Interactive Responds to Bethesda's Westworld Legal Challenge

The Pip-Boy Fallout 76 map that was shown during the "Power of the Atom!" gameplay video of the game, shows 6 different areas that you'll be able to roam and build in , each with their own unique terrain and "ecosystem". It isn't surprising to see Warner Bros . defend its IP. The company adds that it has been assured by Behaviour Interactive that Bethesda's allegations are not true and that none of the latter's code was used in Westworld Mobile.

Tech Walmart has the NES Classic in stock, and for cheaper than Amazon
Author: 0 Walmart has the NES Classic in stock, and for cheaper than Amazon

Of course, availability is still in limited quantity. However, your best bet is probably online at GameStop , as they have been the most consistent source for the SNES Classic. It has been two years since the original launch of the NES Classic Edition. It's not clear when the new controller will start shipping, but you can preorder now for $24.99.

Author: 0 Live Photos of Red OnePlus 6 Leaks, Launches July 2

This nearly gives away the upcoming launch of a red-coloured OnePlus 6 next month, on July 2. At its price it is great value for money and although we know you can not buy it directly here in Australia just yet we know you like to keep up with them, afterall it is an enthusiasts phone.

Tech Motorola One (Not Motorola One Power) shows up in official renders
Author: 0 Motorola One (Not Motorola One Power) shows up in official renders

The report states that " Motorola One" is probably going to be Motorola's branding from this point forward. This hints that the company might announce the flagship device, but it could also be talking about the Android One smartphone . Like the One Power, the device has a notched screen with a dual camera and the distinctive Android One branding. What do you think of the look of the Motorola One and One Power? The build materials for the two phones also seem to be different.

Tech Nissan teams up with Italdesign for ultra-limited GT-R prototype
Author: 0 Nissan teams up with Italdesign for ultra-limited GT-R prototype

Based on a Nissan GT-R Nismo, the GT-R50 by Italdesign has received a bespoke look inside and out, though the overall design is still recognisable as a GT-R. This helps give the auto an incredible 118bhp boost over standard - it now produces 710bhp and 780Nm of torque, over 592bhp previously. Nissan says the the crankshaft, pistons, connecting rods and bearings, piston oil jets and camshaft profiles have all been uprated, while the engine also benefits from optimised ignition timing along ...

Tech Google buys KaiOS to put Assistant, apps in feature phones
Author: 0 Google buys KaiOS to put Assistant, apps in feature phones

KaiOS has tie-ups with OEMs such as TCL , HMD Global and Micromax for mobile devices and carriers like Reliance Jio , Sprint , AT&T and T-Mobile. It also enables a host of traditionally smart features, such as a web browser, app store, NFC, media playback, email, and dual-SIM support. Talking about the integration, Codeville said, " We're excited to work with Google to deliver its services on more mobile devices ".

Tech Huawei to announce its first 5G smartphone in June 2019
Author: 0 Huawei to announce its first 5G smartphone in June 2019

Xu Zhijun, Huawei's vice-president, said that the company's commercial non-standalone 5G networks will be available from October. It might be the company's first flagship series to support 5G technology. And, emphasized Xu, enhanced encryption algorithms and privacy and authentication mechanisms will make 5G more secure. We'll also start seeing 5G smartphones in 2019 as chip manufacturers are due to start supplying their compatible products as well.