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Tech Google's Unannounced Pixel 3 XL Just Leaked
Author: 0 Google's Unannounced Pixel 3 XL Just Leaked

However, not all new Pixel 3 leaks come from those Russian and Ukrainian sources , and we've got a brand new report that details the cameras of the phone, revealing that the Pixel 3 phones may suffer from a odd form of camera hypocrisy.

Tech Windows 95 released as an app: Download out now
Author: 0 Windows 95 released as an app: Download out now

The package is available for Windows , Linux and Mac devices, and can be downloaded from the project website. In this case, "anyone" includes Windows, macOS and Linux users, though I imagine those running the latter two platforms aren't carrying quite as much nostalgia for Microsoft's ancient OS.

Tech Nvidia debuts GeForce RTX gaming cards starting at $499
Author: 0 Nvidia debuts GeForce RTX gaming cards starting at $499

The new chips, which will cost $499 for the GeForce RTX 270 and $999 for the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti , are available for preorders now and will be widely available as of September 20. Prices and specs didn't appear in this initial leak, but the page does include hard confirmation that the cards will ship with a bump to Nvidia's Turing chip architecture.

Tech Verizon will finally offer a true unlimited plan with no speed caps
Author: 0 Verizon will finally offer a true unlimited plan with no speed caps

Because the Santa Clara County Fire Department covers seven cities and a large portion of the Santa Cruz mountains, it now buys service from both Verizon and AT&T to increase redundancy in coverage areas. "This situation has nothing to do with net neutrality or the current proceeding in court", she said. However, it did admit that the Santa Clara County fire department should not have had to pay for a more expensive plan just to lift the speed caps in this situation, calling this move "a ...

Tech Mobile cyber breach exposed data of 2 million customers
Author: 0 Mobile cyber breach exposed data of 2 million customers

If you're a T-Mobile or Metro PCS customer, there's a chance some of your personal information has been accessed due to a security breach. Credit card numbers, social security numbers and passwords weren't accessed, the company noted. "We truly regret that this incident occurred and are so sorry for any inconvenience this has caused you", the announcement reads. "As a reminder, it's always a good idea to regularly change account passwords", it chirpily added.

Tech Samsung's first Android Go Edition phone unveiled: the Galaxy J2 Core
Author: 0 Samsung's first Android Go Edition phone unveiled: the Galaxy J2 Core

Measuring 162.4x77x7.5mm, the handset runs Android 8.1 Oreo with Samsung Experience UX on top out-of-the-box. On the front is the 6.28-inch Super AMOLED Infinity display with Full HD+ (1080×2220 pixels) resolution and 18.5:9 aspect ratio. Samsung Galaxy A8 Star price in India The Amazon web page reveals that the Samsung Galaxy A8 Star will come at a price tag of Rs 34,990. Google's latest mobile operating system is here - and we have all the details.

Tech Nvidia jumps after announcing its next generation of GeForce graphics cards (NVDA)
Author: 0 Nvidia jumps after announcing its next generation of GeForce graphics cards (NVDA)

Eidos Montréal's Shadow of the Tomb Raider is inevitably all about shadows, showing how much softer and natural they look with the help of ray tracing . There are some interesting titles in that list including Final Fantasy XV , PUBG , Serious Sam 4: Planet Badass , Hitman 2 , and more. Gamescom , as its name suggests , a gaming-focused conference.

Tech Australia bans Huawei and ZTE from work on 5G networks
Author: 0 Australia bans Huawei and ZTE from work on 5G networks

The country's authorities are clearly concerned about the possibility of the Chinese firms leaving Australia's 5G network vulnerable to infiltration on goal for espionage purposes. The government said that no amount of assurance from Huawei about not handling over Australian data to Chinese law enforcement was sufficient to mitigate any risk.

Tech Apple purges 25,000 gambling apps from China app store
Author: 0 Apple purges 25,000 gambling apps from China app store

That's why Apple will remove apps from its Chinese App Store whenever regulators deem them unlawful. Apple said among those weeded out from its App Store were apps that were selling fake lottery tickets and those offering gambling services.

Tech 12-year-old Detroit girl severely burned doing online 'fire challenge'
Author: 0 12-year-old Detroit girl severely burned doing online 'fire challenge'

Owens's fiance, Marquell Sholar, immediately sprang into action, trying to put out the flames while getting Timiyah into the bathroom and inside the bathtub. The popping was apparently the sound of her daughter being lit on fire and cooked to a crisp. "They weren't expecting it to go that way", she said.

Tech HTC Vive Wireless Adapter Starts at $300
Author: 0 HTC Vive Wireless Adapter Starts at $300

HTC has always been talking about cutting the cord on the HTC Vive . It will have a broadcast range of six meters and a 150 degree field of view from the sensor. It also runs in the interference-free 60Ghz band using Intel's WiGig specification in combination with DisplayLink's XR codec. While worldwide pricing and availability has yet to be confirmed, HTC has announced that USA pre-orders for the adapter will launch on September 5th priced at $299 (around £233 excluding taxes), with ...

Author: 0 Transference release date, PS4 demo detailed by Ubisoft

With Transference , we are bringing a first-person exploration game into a chilling new dimension. Acting as a prequel set several years before the events of the main title, players will enter the experiment that laid the foundation for the events which followed.

Tech Russian Federation denies Microsoft's hacking allegations as 'political games'
Author: 0 Russian Federation denies Microsoft's hacking allegations as 'political games'

The idea was to have people think they were accessing links managed by these U.S. political groups but redirect them to fake ones run by the hackers so passwords and other information could be stolen. Microsoft said it's sifting through evidence of the group's intentions after applying for and getting a court order to take over those domains, effectively disrupting the hacking campaign.

Tech Huawei gets caught passing off DSLR shots for smartphone clicks
Author: 0 Huawei gets caught passing off DSLR shots for smartphone clicks

Huawei , who has partnered with famed camera lens maker Leica for its premium models, naturally wants to give buyers of its mid-range smartphones the same assurance. I once worked at an ad agency with a major Android smartphone manufacturer as a client, and we produced photos like this using the actual hardware with minimal additional equipment.

Tech Apple planning fall release for new Mac mini aimed at pros
Author: 0 Apple planning fall release for new Mac mini aimed at pros

A new Mac Mini Pro - let's hope it even comes in Space Grey - would be the surest sign yet that someone at Cupertino is listening. Apple computer users have long begged the company to update its MacBook Air line with a hi-res display, and those wishes may finally come true.

Tech Nokia 9 launch teased, event scheduled on August 21
Author: 0 Nokia 9 launch teased, event scheduled on August 21

Further updates and information on the Nokia 6.1 Plus are expected to come after the media event on 21st August, but the device is widely expected to be priced at Rs 20,100 in India. The Nokia 6.1 Plus will feature a notched 5.8-inch LCD display with a resolution of 2280x1080. On the front, it comes with a 16-megapixel camera with the same f/2.0 aperture and 1-micron pixel sensor.

Tech Here's how Battlefield 5 looks with Nvidia RTX effects
Author: 0 Here's how Battlefield 5 looks with Nvidia RTX effects

Nvida even says to more accurately judge the performance of new RTX cards, it had to create a new unit of measure called RTX OPS, which includes a combination of standard shader performance, floating point integer performance, ray tracing performance and AI performance.

Tech Amazon Prime Discontinuing 20% Video Game Pre-Order Discount
Author: 0 Amazon Prime Discontinuing 20% Video Game Pre-Order Discount

Instead, Prime members' accounts will be credited $10 for every game they pre-order. This is bound to be a disappointment for long-time Amazon Prime members that have utilized the discount on more than one occasion. One of the best discounts that Prime now offers is 20% off physical game pre-orders; that takes a $60 game down to $47.99, but unfortunately, Amazon just announced that the discount is coming to an end on August 27.

Tech Apple Pulls Illegal Apps Targeted by Chinese State Media
Author: 0 Apple Pulls Illegal Apps Targeted by Chinese State Media

Bloomberg reports that only 4,000 of the 25,000 apps removed were tagged with the key word "gambling". The company said, "In order to reduce fraudulent activity on the App Store and comply with government requests to address illegal online gambling activity, we are no longer allowing gambling apps submitted by individual developers".

Tech Nvidia’s New RTX Graphics Cards Run $600 to $1200
Author: 0 Nvidia’s New RTX Graphics Cards Run $600 to $1200

The Turing Architecture was revealed a few weeks ago when Nvidia launched their latest Quadro card, which they market with its Real-Time Ray-Tracing capabilities. The GeForce RTX 2080Ti will feature 352-bit memory and 11GB of GDDR6 that will be clocked at 14 Gbps, and will pack 4352 CUDA cores, and will theoretically offer a maximum bandwidth of 616 GB/s.

Tech Diablo III officially announced for Nintendo Switch, releasing this year
Author: 0 Diablo III officially announced for Nintendo Switch, releasing this year

The trailer is actually kind of unique since it plays out much like a Nintendo Direct skit with Nintendo of America Reggie Fils Aime and Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime comedically discussing the game. U was the second-best console launch title this side of 2001. The name would pay homage to Super Mario Bros . The original Super Mario Bros . received a "Deluxe" version on the Game Boy Color that added feature such as red coin challenges, so we may see something along those lines, although it ...

Tech 2018 iPhone X and iPhone X Plus to support Apple Pencil
Author: 0 2018 iPhone X and iPhone X Plus to support Apple Pencil

They expect the "budget" 6.1-inch LCD screen iPhone will be priced between US$699 and $749. Apple will reportedly offer Apple Pencil support and a 512GB flash storage option to at least some versions of the upcoming iPhones . The video clearly shows the size difference between the new iPhone X, with its 5.8-inch OLED panel, and the new iPhone X Plus , with its massive 6.5-inch OLED panel.

Tech WhatsApp backups will no longer count towards Google Drive
Author: 0 WhatsApp backups will no longer count towards Google Drive

Hence, we advise you to back up your WhatsApp data on Google Drive before November 12, 2018. Well it turns out Google and WhatsApp have been chatting behind the scenes and have reached an agreement. The new Drive plans are called Google One and they start at $1.99 per month for 100GB of additional storage, $2.99-per-month for 200GB of storage going up to the $9.99-per-month for 2TB of storage.

Tech Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Launched in Taiwan
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Launched in Taiwan

Customers who purchase a Samsung phone, activate a new line and port their number to Xfinity Mobile will receive a Dollars 300 prepaid card. Samsung Galaxy Note 9 users, after updating to version N960FXXU1ARH5, will be able to record 960fps slow-motion video moments of 0.2-second and 0.4-second, Sammobile reports.

Tech Huawei Mate 20 Lite leaks again, this time in three colors
Author: 0 Huawei Mate 20 Lite leaks again, this time in three colors

Yes, plural; somewhat unsurprisingly, as per the Huawei Mate launch a year ago, there will be at least three Huawei Mate 20 handsets wearing exactly the same monikers as the 2017 range. Huawei is reported to have provided 4G LTE support on the Mate 20 Lite . In terms of connectivity, the device is expected to offer a dual SIM card slot with dual 4G VoLTE and LTE support on both slots with Bluetooth 4.2 LE, Dual Band NFC, and Global Positioning System.

Tech Google employees protest plans to build censored search engine in China
Author: 0 Google employees protest plans to build censored search engine in China

They are concerned that by agreeing to censorship demands, Google would validate China's prohibitions on free expression and violate the "don't be evil" clause in the company's code of conduct. China is one-fifth of the world's population. Google declined to comment over the issue as the company never disclosed in public about the plans.