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Tech Netflix consumes 15% of the world’s global internet traffic
Author: 0 Netflix consumes 15% of the world’s global internet traffic

In total, all video accounts for 58% of the total volume of downstream internet traffic, followed by web browsing (17%), gaming (7.8%) and social media (5.1%). For example, a downloaded copy of Call of Duty Black Ops uses up to 101GB of data, the equivalent of 14 hours of 4K video. The report also found regional variations in the type of content preferred.

Tech LG V40 ThinQ unveiled officially with total of five cameras
Author: 0 LG V40 ThinQ unveiled officially with total of five cameras

The LG V40 offers specs that are mostly found on premium smartphones. LG uses Silky Blast process that etches the tempered glass back with microscopic pits for offering smoother matte finish. When it comes to cameras , the LG V40 ThinQ has a three-camera configuration at the rear, comprising a 16-Megapixel 107-degree wide-angle camera, a 12-Megapixel standard camera, and a 12-Megapixel 2x zoom telephoto camera.

Tech Nintendo patents a case to make your smartphone a Game Boy
Author: 0 Nintendo patents a case to make your smartphone a Game Boy

The patent was filed on March 16, 2018, showcasing a smartphone clipped into the back of a foldable hard casing in the style of a Game Boy . At present, there's no word on a release date for the Game Boy case, and it's also unclear which devices it will be compatible with - the patent shows fitted corners on the inside of the case to hold devices tight, suggesting this won't be a one-size-fits-all affair.

Tech Twitter brings a data-saving feature for iOS, here's how it helps
Author: 0 Twitter brings a data-saving feature for iOS, here's how it helps

The Data Saver option may already be available on your phone if the Twitter app updated recently. You can just turn on a new "Data Saver" mode available in the setting on your Android and iOS apps. One change is managing group chat members has been made easy. In case, while browsing, the user needs to view a particular image in high definition, he can tap on the hamburger menu on the top of the screen and change the settings for that specific picture by selecting "Load High Quality".

Tech Broadband industry sues California over net neutrality bill
Author: 0 Broadband industry sues California over net neutrality bill

They argue that the federal Communications Act of 1934 expressly prohibits states from regulating services like Internet access that cross state boundaries. California Governor Jerry Brown, on Sunday, signed a law that re-established net neutrality in his state. These state laws have not been challenged in court.

Tech IPhone XS Not Charging? Apple Stays Silent, But Here's A Possible Solution
Author: 0 IPhone XS Not Charging? Apple Stays Silent, But Here's A Possible Solution

Both the iPhone XS and the XS Max are available in 64GB, 256GB and 512GB configurations with the Max starting at AED 4,649- about AED 420 more than the iPhone XS. The iPhone Xs and Xs Max certainly boast significant improvements over their predecessor in the camera department with their Smart HDR feature that's supposed to help produce a good exposure under nearly every circumstance.

Tech Google Voice Access releases to command the world with your voice
Author: 0 Google Voice Access releases to command the world with your voice

Rather than limiting your interactions to preset commands through a digital assistant, Voice Access is created to replace every tap on a touchscreen with a voice option. Android phone owners with the Voice Access app can use spoken commands such as "scroll down" or "go back" to navigate around their other apps and to compose and edit text.

Author: 0 There's no reason to buy the LG V40 ThinQ right now

The fingerprint sensor is still on the back, a clear hint that the dual camera setup on the front doesn't also do 3D face recognition. The LG V40 ThinQ features a rear camera module with three different lenses: 16MP super wide-angle, 12MP standard angle and 12MP telephoto.

Tech Ruby Rose is internet's most 'dangerous' celebrity!
Author: 0 Ruby Rose is internet's most 'dangerous' celebrity!

Over on the U.S. list, meanwhile, Kourtney Kardashian and Rose Byrne were flagged alongside the likes of actress Marion Cotillard , original Wonder Woman Lynda Carter and Amber Heard . That top 10 also included Bruno Mars, Carly Rae Jepsen, Zayn Malik, Celine Dion, Calvin Harris, Justin Bieber, Sean "Diddy" Combs, Katy Perry and Beyonce.

Tech Nokia 7.1 Debuts With Stock Android, HDR, Zeiss Optics & A Low Price
Author: 0 Nokia 7.1 Debuts With Stock Android, HDR, Zeiss Optics & A Low Price

Along with the smartphone, two companion audio accessories - Nokia True Wireless Earbuds and Nokia Pro Wireless Earphones - have also been unveiled. Elsewhere, the handset has a dual-camera system on the back that combines a 12-megapixel and a 5-megapixel sensor. For selfies, there is an 8MP fixed focus camera with f/2.0 aperture.

Tech Amazon, And Apple Among Nearly 30 Firms Hit By China Chip Attack
Author: 0 Amazon, And Apple Among Nearly 30 Firms Hit By China Chip Attack

The chips, which have been the subject of a top secret United States government investigation, according to the report, were used for gathering intellectual property and trade secrets from US companies, and may have been introduced by a Chinese server company called Super Micro that assembled machines used in the centers.

Tech No, The Virtual Console Isn't Coming To Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 No, The Virtual Console Isn't Coming To Nintendo Switch

At the very least, it seems like the cloud saves system is on the modern side. Unless you decide you're done with Nintendo's online service for good, in which case they are definitely gone forever. On this, Nintendo's statement reads, "in certain games this feature would make it possible to, for example, regain items that had been traded to other players, or revert to a higher online multiplayer ranking that had been lost".

Tech LG V40 ThinQ's five cameras detailed in leaked promo material
Author: 0 LG V40 ThinQ's five cameras detailed in leaked promo material

According to a leak from Evan Blass , we now have a fairly good idea. As previous reports have already indicated, the rear-camera setup could consist of a telephoto, ultra-wide angle, and regular lens. This isn't the only LG V40 ThinQ news though, as the phone has also now received Bluetooth SIG (Special Interest Group) certification. Besides that, there are five camera lenses teased at the end of the video, which is obviously pointing out that the V40 will have 5 cameras in total.

Tech Google Assistant phone app redesign rolling out now
Author: 0 Google Assistant phone app redesign rolling out now

The redesigned app includes a bunch of other perks, such as bigger visuals and animations, new controls and sliders to help you manage the smart gadgets in your home, and an interactive messaging interface that will support quick editing. With the Google Assistant redesign, now when you send a query, you will be able to interact with images, sliders, and buttons. Use dials to adjust lights, or sliders to adjust volume of your home speaker.

Tech Pixel 3 Pre-Orders Will Open Right After the Launch Event
Author: 0 Pixel 3 Pre-Orders Will Open Right After the Launch Event

The company has released a new teaser for the Pixel 3 , and this one shows a laughably small phone. The new teaser trailer was shared on the company's Japanese YouTube channel . " Android 9 Pie launched two months ago and is receiving its second update with the October security patch". RAM and storage may well get a boost too, but Google will no doubt also emphasise the importance of AI and the cloud in ensuring the smooth performance of the Pixels.

Tech Windows 10 October Update features ray tracing support
Author: 0 Windows 10 October Update features ray tracing support

This means Windows 10 PCs with the October 2018 Update installed are now capable of supporting real-time ray tracing - as opposed to pre-rendered sequences - providing their GPU also supports this tech. Besides that, the company has introduced a Windows Mixed Reality flashlight feature too, alongside revamped AI inking and 3D features for Microsoft Office.

Tech Longtime Facebook executive Adam Mosseri named Instagram CEO
Author: 0 Longtime Facebook executive Adam Mosseri named Instagram CEO

Aside from Stories, Facebook had always been content to let Instagram run fairly autonomously. She also sought to downplay the impact of last week's data breach, in which hackers gained complete access to 50 million Facebook accounts by stealing their login tokens.

Tech Tim Berners-Lee announces Solid privacy project
Author: 0 Tim Berners-Lee announces Solid privacy project

The web has evolved into an engine of inequity and division; swayed by powerful forces who use it for their own agendas. This critical tipping point he speaks of can be seen in the many news stories of misuse, breaches or manipulation of online data that have become commonplace in our daily lives and has, arguably, resulted in the creation of the GDPR .

Tech Samsung set to release silver variant of Galaxy Note 9
Author: 0 Samsung set to release silver variant of Galaxy Note 9

However, this year's iPhone XS brings its LTE A-game. Cellular Insights attenuated a strong -85 dBm LTE signal and decreased it slowly until all four devices stopped downloading data. But as signal gets weaker, the XS Max really competes, showing that it's well tuned. The iPhone XS Max LTE speed is almost double that of the iPhone X under good conditions.

Tech Why you'll be getting a text from President Trump this Wednesday
Author: 0 Why you'll be getting a text from President Trump this Wednesday

CNN explained that the test is "not a political message, but an emergency test message sent from Donald as part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's system to warn the public in cases of national emergencies". "That would allow the President or the executive branch to get emergency information out to the public in a timely manner". The " Presidential Alert " will use the same special tone and vibration as Tornado Warnings and AMBER Alerts.

Tech Andromeda language packs leaks oodles of Surface Phone details
Author: 0 Andromeda language packs leaks oodles of Surface Phone details

In terms of pricing, Microsoft has reportedly lowered the prices of the Surface Laptop 2 and Surface Pro 6 . Both the Surface Pro 6 and the Surface Laptop 2 will be pre-installed in the consumer versions of Windows 10 in S-mode. Users will be able to upgrade to Windows 10 Home for free, but not to Windows 10 Professional. It wasn't until a year ago that Microsoft launched different colored devices again with the Surface Laptop, but black wasn't among the options offered.

Tech This is the bigger, lighter, techier new BMW 3 Series
Author: 0 This is the bigger, lighter, techier new BMW 3 Series

As a result, apart from a fraction more width, the interior is the same size, with the same ratio of space front and rear. From launch, the new BMW 3 Series will be available in two non-metallic colours and ten metallic ones. Pricing hasn't been confirmed for Australia just yet, but the current 3 Series range costs between $63,400 and $91,200 before on-road charges. So, you're up to speed on the new BMW 3 Series .

Tech Red Dead Redemption 2's new gameplay trailer features first person mode
Author: 0 Red Dead Redemption 2's new gameplay trailer features first person mode

Prior to this, we'd received a total of just 10 minutes of footage in 2 years. Here's our commentary from the games first gameplay trailer for Red Dead Redemption 2. This includes compliments, taking the mick out of your gang members' looks, and letting you know that you smell. Either the people playing on PSN are developers/employees of Rockstar who obviously have access to the game , someone from press (media) got a review copy early (kind of unlikely given how far off we are from ...

Tech OnePlus 6T leaks yet again in both Mirror Black and Midnight Black
Author: 0 OnePlus 6T leaks yet again in both Mirror Black and Midnight Black

Simply putting your name forward is not enough to guarantee you'll be given a OnePlus 6T , for instance. OnePlus should not change its 16 and 20-megapixel sensors from the OnePlus 6 . Here's the problem, though: to make space for the bigger battery, OnePlus had to get rid of the headphone jack on the device. Here are the equivalent cases for the current OnePlus 6, the textures should be the same or at least similar.

Tech Apple iPhone XS Max Vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 9 - Which Is Faster?
Author: 0 Apple iPhone XS Max Vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 9 - Which Is Faster?

Samsung's flagship from the Galaxy Note 9 has been released for a month now, and a month is quite enough to give it a full review, and a verdict! "However, the Note 9 does seem to be better when it comes to impact and shock resistance". This brings to a total of four colours available for the phone in the USA, in addition to the Lavender Purple and Ocean Blue colours launched in late August.

Tech Google Maps Gains Apple Music Integration and New Commute Tab
Author: 0 Google Maps Gains Apple Music Integration and New Commute Tab

This feature will work with Spotify, Google Play Music , and even Apple Music, with Spotify even letting you quickly browse through content without having to switch to the full app interface. Google Maps just added additional tools created to make long commutes more tolerable. Today, the company announced a new update that brings in a number of commuting features and the integration of Spotify, Google Play Music, and Apple Music.

Tech Google's Project Stream will let you play AAA games in Chrome
Author: 0 Google's Project Stream will let you play AAA games in Chrome

Game-streaming services are still in their infancy, but the idea applies the standard "cloud computing" thinking to video games. Google's Project Stream goes into a semi-public beta on October 5, offering a "limited number of participants" the opportunity to test out the tech for free.

Tech Google to pay $9 billion to Apple, but why?
Author: 0 Google to pay $9 billion to Apple, but why?

It is likely that the reported $9 billion figure takes into account default search engine status in iOS Safari along with results delivered by Apple's global Spotlight search and results provided by Siri . While the free iCloud stockpiling level still stays at only 5GB, more clients are presently eager to pay the month to month charge to gain admittance to more stockpiling.

Tech IPhone XS Max Not Charging? Try This Fix!
Author: 0 IPhone XS Max Not Charging? Try This Fix!

The crowd might hate them and Apple may have slimmed them down to the best of its capability, but the iPhone XS still comes with very thin, but visible, bezels around the screen. Even one iPhone XS Max was not detecting any switches when it was plugged in with the charger! Coupons for a new iPhone. As reported, Apple has moved the price barrier of $ 1,000.