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IOS 12 Beta 3 And Public Beta 1 Expected Release Date IOS 12 Beta 3 And Public Beta 1 Expected Release Date
- June 26, 2018

But you could always want to dial the software back to iOS 11 .4, which is Apple's newest final iOS release for the public. iPhone bricking is rare even in this relatively early stage of software testing, but it's better to be safe than sorry. (more...)
Apple is working on noise-canceling AirPods and over-ear headphones Apple is working on noise-canceling AirPods and over-ear headphones
- June 26, 2018

Bloomberg notes that none of these aforementioned deals are finalized, and production has not begun on any of these new audio products. The report says the upgraded AirPods won't be totally swim-proof and that Apple is working to improve their wireless range. (more...)
Hacker House: We Can Break Into Apple IPhones Hacker House: We Can Break Into Apple IPhones
- June 26, 2018

Hickey later followed up his original tweet with another one which offered a slight correction. This is a problem faced by law enforcement agencies when they encounter iPhones in the cases they're working on - as well as people trying to hack into phones for nefarious purposes - so it's little wonder that hackers are constantly trying to find a way to earn unlimited guesses at passcodes. (more...)
Security researcher bypasses iPhone's limit on passcode attempts Security researcher bypasses iPhone's limit on passcode attempts
- June 26, 2018

He said: "Instead of sending passcode one at a time and waiting, send them all in one go". This meant that if the hacker sends the iPhone a bunch of passcodes, it will bypass the erase data feature. Not so, according to Hickey, if all the passcodes are sent in one go through keyboard inputs. The new feature will effectively prevent anyone from using the USB cable for anything other than charging the device if someone hasn't unlocked the device with a passcode within the last hour. (more...)
Xiaomi Launches Mi Pad 4, Redmi 6 Pro Xiaomi Launches Mi Pad 4, Redmi 6 Pro
- June 25, 2018

The device can be purchased in two storage variants - 32GB and 64GB. On the camera part, the Redmi 6 Pro comes with a dual camera setup on the rear, with the combination of a 12-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash, Sony IMX486 sensor, with f/2.2 aperture, and secondary 5-megapixel camera with Samsung S5K5E8 sensor, with f/2.2 aperture. (more...)
Algeria switches off internet connections nationwide during high school exams Algeria switches off internet connections nationwide during high school exams
- June 23, 2018

This restriction will continue till June 25. While not fully comfortable with the decision, Benghabrit believes "we should not passively stand in front of such a possible leak". It's after questions were leaked online in 2016 both before and during tests. Previous year the government asked the providers to limit access to social networks during the exam period, but it was not enough. (more...)
Apple finally acknowledges its new MacBook keyboards suck
- June 23, 2018

In an official statement Apple said "Today we launched a keyboard service program for our customers that covers a small percentage of keyboards in certain MacBook and MacBook Pro models which may exhibit one or more of the following behaviors: letters or characters that repeat unexpectedly or don't appear when pressed or keys that feel "sticky" or aren't responding in a consistent manner". (more...)
Hey Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo are mocking your cross-play ‘support’ Hey Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo are mocking your cross-play ‘support’
- June 23, 2018

But on a SKU basis, which means a single console package or bundle, the Nintendo Switch 32 GB Neon system was still the best-seller in both unit and dollar sales. Fortnite is available now on PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC and iOS. It's far from the first PlayStation-exclusive cosmetic, and other platforms have yet to receive anything. (more...)
Google's digital tape measure app is live for ARCore devices Google's digital tape measure app is live for ARCore devices
- June 23, 2018

Although Google Measure boasts greater compatibility after today's update, the augmented reality app is still clunky and impractical, especially compared to its iOS counterpart - also called Measure - which is built into iOS 12. It also helps in measuring the length and height of objects in the real world such as size of a rug, the width of a cabinet, or the height of a table. (more...)
Apple AirPower Launch Pushed Back to September Apple AirPower Launch Pushed Back to September
- June 23, 2018

Fixing bugs in that firmware has been another of AirPower's challenges, though the presence of an iOS-capable chip in a charging mat raises the prospect that the accessory will also be saddled with an unrealistically high price. Furthermore, while it is expanding, we're still waiting for wireless charging to garner more mainstream adoption. Apple's new charging system operates at 7.5 watts. (more...)
Supreme Court rules states can require online retailers to charge sales tax Supreme Court rules states can require online retailers to charge sales tax
- June 23, 2018

Wayfair . Yet a majority of the states say they are losing billions in revenue, and they are supported by many large, so-called brick-and-mortar retailers like Wal-Mart that do pay sales tax, regardless of whether their sales are done in stores or online. (more...)
2 carriers set to end data sales to 2 firms 2 carriers set to end data sales to 2 firms
- June 22, 2018

In a tweet , T-Mobile CEO John Legere told Wyden he "personally evaluated" the issue, pledging not to sell customer location to "shady middlemen". Or the self-audits did reveal problems, but the money made from selling this data made actually fixing them a low priority. (more...)
US Online Shopping Is About To Get More Expensive US Online Shopping Is About To Get More Expensive
- June 22, 2018

Big online retailers have, in many cases, managed to avoid paying sales tax when selling goods to consumers because previously, courts said that a company must have a physical presence in the state to be taxed. Some states treat diapers as a health care item exempt from taxation, and others treat them as clothing. In Florida , the sales tax has been applied to a wider range of internet sales over the last few years. (more...)
You can no longer book an Uber through Google Maps You can no longer book an Uber through Google Maps
- June 22, 2018

Google Maps removed Uber integration on Android app: Well, you all should know that earlier past year, Google Maps announced integrations with ride services like Uber making it easier for users to book a ride directly from the navigation app. (more...)
Verizon to stop selling phone location data to third parties Verizon to stop selling phone location data to third parties
- June 22, 2018

Following Wyden's statement , AT&T said it was also cutting off access to third-parties. Sprint's letter to Wyden didn't explicitly mention any action against Securus or third-party companies. "We stand by that commitment to our customers". In a small victory for your privacy, the nation's four largest telecom companies announced Tuesday that they will stop providing customer location information to companies that aggregate data on their customers. (more...)
Steam’s Summer Sale To Start Today
- June 22, 2018

Over the last couple of years, Valve has been removing the gimmicks from its Steam sales , so the prices you see on day one will remain for the full length of the sale, so you don't need to worry about a game becoming cheaper later on. If the game you want isn't on sale right away, don't give up hope! Other games worth considering include Nioh: Complete Edition for $29.99 (40% off) and Final Fantasy XV: Windows Edition for $24.99 (50% off). (more...)
NYT under fire for spiking a Stephen Miller interview from its podcast NYT under fire for spiking a Stephen Miller interview from its podcast
- June 22, 2018

New York Times reporters Julie Davis and Michael Shear spoke with Miller-one of the chief architect's of President Donald Trump's border policies-for their story on how and why the Trump administration chose to enforce separations of illegal immigrant parents and children at the border. (more...)
Microsoft Releases Microsoft News App as it Rebrands its News Aggregation Engine Microsoft Releases Microsoft News App as it Rebrands its News Aggregation Engine
- June 21, 2018

Microsoft announced today that it's news aggregation service that powers MSN has been rebranded as Microsoft News. The new Microsoft News apps on Android and iOS have been "redesigned" completely, according to the company. As for MSN.com, the company has chosen to retain its existing branding, though the site will be shown as being "powered by Microsoft News". The breaking news alerts is also easier to configure so you receive notifications when needed. (more...)
U.S. court backs states over web sales tax U.S. court backs states over web sales tax
- June 21, 2018

Thursday's decision in the case of South Dakota vs. Wayfair overturns a 1992 ruling which limited tax collection by retailers for online sales, regardless of the state where a shopper lives or if the company has a physical presence in that state. (more...)
Microsoft acquires education-focused video platform Flipgrid Microsoft acquires education-focused video platform Flipgrid
- June 21, 2018

However, Microsoft said that Flipgrid will continue to support multiple operating systems. Microsoft announced today that it has acquired Flipgrid , a video-based social learning platform for schools. "Our number one role is to listen to educators in the community", said Taralson. Now that Flipgrid is now part of Microsoft , the service has become free for all educators and students and Redmond will provide a prorated refund to every educator who upgraded in the past year. (more...)

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