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Huawei wants to stick with Android, no plans for Harmony-powered smartphone Huawei wants to stick with Android, no plans for Harmony-powered smartphone
- August 22, 2019

Initially, Google services are supposed to halt functioning for Huawei devices on 19 August 2019 but the ban has been lifted (again) and extended temporarily by the US Commerce Department for 90 days more. One concerns apps, as Huawei will need time to build an equivalent to the Play Store. According to Huawei , the amount of code in Harmony OS is much lower than that of Android. (more...)
Microsoft contractors listened to Xbox-recorded audio Microsoft contractors listened to Xbox-recorded audio
- August 22, 2019

The contractors would also hear audio captured by users who accidentally initiated Xbox or Cortana commands, the report says. "Most of the Xbox related stuff I can recall doing was obviously unintentional activations with people telling Cortana "No" as they were obviously in the middle of a game and doing normal game chat", a current contractor granted anonymity by Vice News told the publication. (more...)
Storing Your Apple Card in a Leather Wallet Is a Bad Idea Storing Your Apple Card in a Leather Wallet Is a Bad Idea
- August 22, 2019

As part of their master plan for total world domination, Apple have chose to release their very own credit card that's made of titanium for the most boujee of us. If your card is placed close to a magnetic latch on a purse or bag, the magnetic strip can become demagnetized. Apple also suggests making sure the Apple Card doesn't touch another credit card, magnets, or similar abrasive objects. (more...)
The iOS 12.4 Jailbreak is a Big Deal The iOS 12.4 Jailbreak is a Big Deal
- August 22, 2019

Ironically, Apple originally patched the bug in iOS 12.3 back in May, but for some reason failed to do so in iOS 12.4, which was released last month, according to Motherboard , which was first to report the news. After getting the root access, you will be able to install software that is unavailable in the Apple App Store, run unsigned code, read and write to the root filesystem, and more. (more...)
New iPhone 11 Leak Says USB-C Charger Is a Go New iPhone 11 Leak Says USB-C Charger Is a Go
- August 22, 2019

Last year, it claimed a similar thing about a USB-C charger for the iPhone XR and XS models. That will allow for fast charging out of the box. ChargerLAB , which shares details on the peripheral market, said in a tweet this week that Apple will bundle a USB-C charger instead of a Lightning-to-USC-C cable in the iPhone 11 box. (more...)
Google Nest Mini leaks: Headphone jack, wall mount Google Nest Mini leaks: Headphone jack, wall mount
- August 22, 2019

The first-generation Home Mini was released in October 2017 - that's nearly 2 years now, and it's time for the Mountain View giant to upgrade the smart speaker that's become wildly popular among users. As well, assuming the jack supports audio-in, users could directly connect something like an MP3 player to play audio through the Nest Mini speaker itself. (more...)
WhatsApp in talks to launch mobile payments in Indonesia WhatsApp in talks to launch mobile payments in Indonesia
- August 22, 2019

Unlike in India, where it plans to offer direct P2P payment services, in Indonesia WhatsApp will serve as a platform, supporting payments via local digital wallets. Indonesia is one of WhatsApp's top five global markets, with the app being used by over 100 million of the country's 260 million population. The nation is estimated to see its e-commerce industry tripling to $100 billion by 2025. (more...)
Dell's Tiny OptiPlex 7070 Ultra Fits Entirely Into a Monitor Stand Dell's Tiny OptiPlex 7070 Ultra Fits Entirely Into a Monitor Stand
- August 22, 2019

Dell , however, has made a decision to take a different approach with their new OptiPlex 7070 Ultra . But the hardware specs only scratch the surface, as the OptiPlex Ultra uses a modular design that hides the tiny desktop inside the stand, with simple connectivity to the monitor and plenty of ports , with USB 3.0 and USB Type-C ports (five in all). (more...)
Apple’s former Siri chief joins Microsoft
- August 22, 2019

Perhaps Stasior will be tasked with not only filtering Microsoft's AI technologies throughout the company's portfolio of software and services but also figuring out a way to rebrand Cortana as a users one-stop-shop for aggregated data parsing. (more...)
Another Samsung foldable clamshell design pops up to counter the RAZR Another Samsung foldable clamshell design pops up to counter the RAZR
- August 22, 2019

It was eventually confirmed by the Vice President of Motorola that the company is indeed working on a foldable phone to compete with the likes of Huawei and Samsung . It folds along a horizontal axis to become a dumb phone with a small display for notifications and the like on the outside. Well, those Motorola patent-based 3D renders that graphics designer Sarang Sheth made for the renowned Yanko Design shop turned out to be true. (more...)
Xiaomi's Q2 slumps as rival Huawei nabs market share Xiaomi's Q2 slumps as rival Huawei nabs market share
- August 21, 2019

Net income slumped 87% to 1.96 billion yuan as the fair value of its investments switched to a loss in the second quarter, from a gain a year earlier. As of 30 June 2019, the number of connected IoT devices, excluding smartphones and laptops, on Xiaomi's IoT platform reached approximately 196 million units, a year-on-year increase of 69.5%. (more...)
Joker and The Terminator Cross Over Into 'Mortal Kombat 11' Joker and The Terminator Cross Over Into 'Mortal Kombat 11'
- August 21, 2019

Here is an introduction to each character, via Warner Bros. Shang Tsung and Nightwolf have already been released, and we knew that Sindel and Spawn would be arriving to the game. These characters are joining Klassic Kombatants Shang Tsung and Nightwolf , who are available to purchase now. You can buy the Mortal Kombat 11 Kombat Pack now. (more...)
Cyberpunk 2077 and more announced for Google Stadia | VGC Cyberpunk 2077 and more announced for Google Stadia | VGC
- August 21, 2019

Most of these games are relatively new. Google didn't confirm whether or not Cyberpunk 2077 will hit Stadia the same day as other platforms. Google has enough time to prepare games for streaming. In a Stadia Connect announcement today, Robot Entertainment CEO Patrick Hudson said Google invited his team to check out Stadia back in January of 2018, well before the service's public announcement earlier this year. (more...)
Razer Phone is finally getting its Android 9 Pie update Razer Phone is finally getting its Android 9 Pie update
- August 21, 2019

Instead, an update to Android Pie was pushed to the device in February 2019, but only for the unlocked models. As of this writing, the update is still paused and there is no word on when it will resume. Besides these there are some essential bug fixes as well. The system update was made available less than 24 hours ago but unfortunately, it's been paused because of an issue with game booster. (more...)
Apple To Launch New Ceramic And Titanium Apple Watch Models Apple To Launch New Ceramic And Titanium Apple Watch Models
- August 21, 2019

Until now, we have received a number of rumors about the features and specifications of the upcoming Apple Watch Series 5 . In a latest, Apple has accidentally revealed information about the Apple Watch Series 5 in the latest beta of WatchOS 6. (more...)
Disney picks the Netherlands to launch Disney+ streaming in Europe Disney picks the Netherlands to launch Disney+ streaming in Europe
- August 21, 2019

The subscription fees for Australia is AUD 8.99 per month and AUD 89.99 per year and that for New Zealand it is NZD 9.99 per month and NZD 99.99 per year. There are a couple of points worth noting, the first being that the rollout will happen in the USA, Canada and the Netherlands on the 12th November, a week earlier than Aussies and Kiwis get the service. (more...)
Nokia 105 Feature Phone Launched In India For Rs. 1,199 Nokia 105 Feature Phone Launched In India For Rs. 1,199
- August 21, 2019

The device is available for sale from August 20, 2019, and offers features like polycarbonate body, island keymat with separated keys which lets dialing and texting easy, and a removable battery with long battery life. It has an included 800mAh battery that the company says will be able to last up to 18.2 days on standby and up to 14.4 hours on call. Also, the entry-level smartphone ships with Android 9.0 Pie right out of the box, and features a dedicated Google Assistant button. (more...)
Microsoft's Chromium Edge browser is ready for beta testing Microsoft's Chromium Edge browser is ready for beta testing
- August 21, 2019

Microsoft announced its plans to adopt the Chromium-based Blink engine in December 2018 , with the end goal of building an entirely new web browser for its Windows and macOS customers under the Anaheim codename. You can download the beta build here. A Microsoft Edge Beta build based on Chromium 75 was previously leaked in early May when internal download links were found and published on Twitter by users, after the download links for Microsoft Edge for Mac were also leaked one day ... (more...)
Ransomware attack paralyzes 23 computer systems in Texas Ransomware attack paralyzes 23 computer systems in Texas
- August 21, 2019

Last year, the city of Atlanta was hit in a SamSam ransomware attack, for which two Iranians hackers were indicted . Officials have not identified which agencies were booted offline by the attack, but they did say state of Texas systems were not affected and that most of the affected agencies belong to "smaller local governments". (more...)
GeForce NOW for Android Coming GeForce NOW for Android Coming "Later This Year"
- August 21, 2019

When you set Low Latency Mode to ultra, however, that's when you'll enable this "just in time" rendering and cut back on latency. But at least Nvidia will offer Android support for free while the service gets pushed out in beta form. It allows you to play AAA console games no matter where you are thanks to the power of streaming. This new Sharpen filter replaces GeForce Experience's old "Detail" filter, with NVIDIA claiming that the performance impact of applying the filter has been halved ... (more...)

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