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Tech Galaxy S10 will reportedly have the smartphone design we've always wanted
Author: 0 Galaxy S10 will reportedly have the smartphone design we've always wanted

Samsung and Huawei were looking to be the first to release a foldable phone. In majority, the camera opening is placed near the top left corner rather than a central position. It's also possible that the foldable Samsung Galaxy S may be launched at the same time as the Galaxy S10 , and perhaps be made available the following month, in March, with a 5G version of the S10.

Tech Instagram feature accidentally leaks passwords, affected users warned to update
Author: 0 Instagram feature accidentally leaks passwords, affected users warned to update

That also included the Instagram users who use Facebook to login to their accounts. The company recently introduced the "Your Activity" dashboard to tackle the users spending more and more time on their app. Security experts say that if the passwords were being securely stored that this should not have been possible, pointing to a deeper weakness. Another week, another security issue related to Facebook or one of its properties.

Tech The 10 Best iPad Pro Accessories
Author: 0 The 10 Best iPad Pro Accessories

But the tablet gets better - and becomes even more of a laptop replacement - with some help from accessories. That, unfortunately, isn't going to happen in time for one poor iPad Pro, after YouTuber JerryRigEverything decided it would make for plenty of views if he took an iPad Pro and bent it in half.

Tech Nintendo 64 Classic Edition not being made, says Nintendo
Author: 0 Nintendo 64 Classic Edition not being made, says Nintendo

While an N64 Classic Edition would nearly certainly have been a big hit, Nintendo probably would rather consumers focus on its first-party games this holiday season, especially when taking into consideration how slow this year has been for the Switch in general.

Tech The $200 Spider-Man PS4 Slim Bundle Black Friday Deal is Live
Author: 0 The $200 Spider-Man PS4 Slim Bundle Black Friday Deal is Live

PlayStation has assembled a round-up of some game and console milestones to mark the 5th anniversary of the PlayStation 4's 2013 launch. All of these stats come just as Sony is starting to wind-down this generation of console, with increasing rumors of hardware and software developers moving forward to the PS5.

Tech BlackBerry to buy cybersecurity firm Cylance for US$1.4b
Author: 0 BlackBerry to buy cybersecurity firm Cylance for US$1.4b

The companies expect the transaction to close before the end of February 2019. " Cylance's leadership in artifical intelligence and cybersecurity will immediately complement our entire portfolio, UEM ( BlackBerry's content management platform) and QNX in particular", said John Chen , executive chairman and CEO of BlackBerry.

Tech SpaceX gets nod to put 12,000 satellites in orbit
Author: 0 SpaceX gets nod to put 12,000 satellites in orbit

The FCC also granted SpaceX's request to add two V-band channels to its previously authorized constellation : 37.5-42.0 GHz for space-to-Earth communications, and 47.2-50.2 for Earth-to-space links. These latest satellites will operate even closer to the ground in order to tackle latency issues in heavily populated areas. With the latest approvals, the United States regulator has granted 13 market access requests and satellite applications to nine companies for NGSO FSS constellations ...

Tech Verizon app puts four extra numbers on one phone
Author: 0 Verizon app puts four extra numbers on one phone

Calling from a local phone number may be less expensive for your clients, and may look better to those that want to support local businesses. This is a brand new app that will allow smartphone owners to add up to four individual phone numbers to a single device (for a total of five).

Tech Cheaper, disc-free Xbox One option coming next year
Author: 0 Cheaper, disc-free Xbox One option coming next year

According to Brad Sams from Thurrott.com , Microsoft may announce two new consoles next year: a newer version of the Xbox One S that would be a cost saver for Microsoft, as well as a cheaper Xbox version with no disc drive. There are 500 Xbox One games, Xbox 360 games, and add-ons available as part of the Black Friday sale. Alongside the new console, Microsoft is said to be launching a "disc-to-digital" program that will allow players to trade in their discs at select stores for ...

Tech Netflix Is Testing A Cheaper Mobile-Only Subscription
Author: 0 Netflix Is Testing A Cheaper Mobile-Only Subscription

With the lower-priced mobile-only subscription, it will aim to reach out to those new users in India. While Netflix doesn't want to lower the pricing of current plans - Basic (Rs 500), Standard (Rs 650), Premium (Rs 800) and Ultra (Rs 950) per month, instead it had introduced a new cheaper Mobile-only plan.

Tech Sharp unveils dual-notch phone
Author: 0 Sharp unveils dual-notch phone

It has a unique appeal since its display with dual notches . Sharp equipped the Aquos R2 Compact with a 5.2-inch 2280 x 1080 LCD. Sharp Aquos R2 Compact smartphone has been launched in Japan. It's powered by the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, and it has a 5.2-inch IGZO display which supports 120Hz touch input like the Razer Phone 2 .

Tech Facebook bug allowed websites to grab unsuspecting users’ personal data
Author: 0 Facebook bug allowed websites to grab unsuspecting users’ personal data

Masas said that he reported the vulnerability to Facebook and worked with the company's security team to ensure that the issue was thoroughly resolved. And it means the bug "exposed the user and their friends' interests, even if their privacy settings were set so that interests were only visible to the user's friends", notes Masas.

Tech Google went down after traffic was routed through China and Russian Federation
Author: 0 Google went down after traffic was routed through China and Russian Federation

The problem lasted for roughly 90 minutes with access returning back to normal after 5:30pm. A /19 prefix contains 8,192 internet protocol addresses and traffic to these was redirected to a China Telecom router at Russian internet provider TransTeleCom in the Komi Republic, well-known for its gulag penal camps during the Soviet era.

Author: 0 Harry Potter: Wizards Unite mobile game gets trailer, opens for signups

Last year, Niantic - the development team behind Pokémon Go - announced it would be partnering with Warner Bros.to create a brand new augmented reality mobile game - Harry Potter: Wizards Unite . "Please resist the urge to panic". But the good news is that more time means a better game and we have a trailer to help pass the time. The game places players in the role of witches and wizards working for the the Statute of Secrecy Task Force, aiming to erase traces of magic from the muggle ...

Tech Netflix update adds support for 2018 iPad Pro lineup
Author: 0 Netflix update adds support for 2018 iPad Pro lineup

Two weeks after the announcement of the new iPad Pro 11 and iPad Pro 12.9 , the devices are finally listed for pre-order in India with shipments coming in on November 16. Apple's devices usually score low, meaning they are hard to fix, the new iPad Pro is no exception with a score of 3 out of 10. Indeed, Gareth Beavis, UK Editor-in-Chief, reviewed the iPad Pro 11 for TechRadar and recommends holding off on the keyboard case purchase, while caution is required when buying the Pencil.

Tech SoftBank unveils massive $21bn IPO of Japan mobile unit
Author: 0 SoftBank unveils massive $21bn IPO of Japan mobile unit

The parent is investing in a range of companies globally, including USA wireless company Sprint, British IoT company ARM, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba and US ride-sharing service Uber. After the public listing, SoftBank Group, the parent, will hold about 63 per cent of the wireless unit. The price of the listing will be set on December 10.

Tech Google Night Sight debuts for all Pixel phones
Author: 0 Google Night Sight debuts for all Pixel phones

Additionally, the camera app will proactively suggest users take advantage of Night Sight when it detects there's little in light a scene. Despite its limitation, in our testing we saw that Night Sight brought rather dramatic enhancements to still images, to the point where flash lighting might not be needed for low-light conditions (think museums, for example, where flash photography is either prohibited or makes no sense because items are covered by glass).

Tech Microsoft Rolls Out Windows 10 ‘Patch Tuesday’ Cumulative Updates
Author: 0 Microsoft Rolls Out Windows 10 ‘Patch Tuesday’ Cumulative Updates

It's Patch Tuesday and in addition to re-releasing Windows 10 October 2018 Update , Microsoft today is also rolling out cumulative updates to all other supported versions of Windows 10 and Server. In either case, it's a good idea to get in the habit of backing up your data before installing Windows updates . Windows 10 1809 is still being called the October update and is available now in ISO, via Windows Update , and other areas where you can typically find the bits.

Tech Samsung reveals details about its flagship processor that will power Galaxy S10
Author: 0 Samsung reveals details about its flagship processor that will power Galaxy S10

The device will feature three rear cameras, including a standard shooter, a wide-angle lens, and a telephoto camera. The Seoul-based company has a long history of setting design trends in the mobile industry, with its latest such achievement being the widespread adoption of aspect ratios taller than 16:9, even though it wasn't the first to commercialize such elongated image formats in the smartphone sector.

Tech Cloudflare Releases Privacy-Focused DNS Service for Mobile
Author: 0 Cloudflare Releases Privacy-Focused DNS Service for Mobile

Cloudflare has launched its application for privacy-focused 1.1.1.1 DNS service on Android and iOS . Mobile version 1.1.1.1 works as a VPN , that is, it creates a secure connection to your DNS , which allows you to partially hide your Internet activity from the provider, as well as bypass local blocking of Internet resources.

Tech Google’s Project Fi adds an always-on VPN to its cell service
Author: 0 Google’s Project Fi adds an always-on VPN to its cell service

Always-on virtual private network (VPN). Project Fi uses the cellular networks from Sprint, T-Mobile, and US Cellular, so there's a good reason for the VPN. If you've ever left your house and walked toward your auto, you might have noticed your connection slows or even stops altogether as your phone clings to a weakened Wi-Fi connection.

Tech And Here's Fallout 76 For $50
Author: 0 And Here's Fallout 76 For $50

Speaking of which, Bethesda has also declared that all of Fallout 76's post-launch content will be free to everyone who already owns a copy of the game, as the company intends to fund the creation and release of DLC with revenue from microtransactions .

Tech The new BMW M340i is the fastest non-M 3 Series
Author: 0 The new BMW M340i is the fastest non-M 3 Series

For the American market, the 3.0-liter turbo under the hood of this vehicle is being rated at 382 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque. xDrive is available but not fitted as standard, and when equipped, this sedan model will reach 60 miles per hour in 4.2 seconds, so it's pretty much matching the old M3.

Tech The purple OnePlus 6T is coming to North America and Europe
Author: 0 The purple OnePlus 6T is coming to North America and Europe

It has an "S" curve across the back. It is priced the same - at Rs. 41,999 - as the OnePlus 6T's other colour variants and comes with certain launch offers. Are you interested to get this color? Thunder colour aside, the OnePlus 6T packs cirrus-ly high-end tech, including an in-screen fingerprint scanner, but with a lower price than rival flagships.

Tech Microsoft expands Surface family with new Surface Go LTE Advanced model
Author: 0 Microsoft expands Surface family with new Surface Go LTE Advanced model

As a reminder, the cheapest Surface Go has half this amount of RAM and eMMC storage and costs £379 ($399). Happily that's changing now. To compare, the WiFi-only version of that configuration would set you back $549, so you're looking at a $130 premium for the convenience of having LTE Advanced baked in.

Tech Sony teases PlayStation Black Friday 2018 discounts
Author: 0 Sony teases PlayStation Black Friday 2018 discounts

Low prices on PlayStation products including a PS4 Spider-Man bundle , controllers, and PlayStation VR will start on November 16 and run through November 26. Members will be able to take advantage of special deals on popular game titles at the PlayStation Store from November 16 to 27, as well. Specific games have not yet been revealed.

Tech Apple discovered some MacBook Pro and iPhone X problems
Author: 0 Apple discovered some MacBook Pro and iPhone X problems

The issues could arise "due to a component that might fail on the display module", Apple said. The company announced the two new fix options today, acknowledging a problem in which the iPhone X's display reacts when it hasn't been touched or fails to respond to touch, and in which a MacBook Pro SSD may fail.