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Apple hires former Samsung vice president to tackle Korea

Apple hires former Samsung vice president to tackle Korea A year ago in September, when Apple unveiled the iPhone X - it's 10 Anniversary edition iPhone - to the world, it was seen as the most advanced piece of technology in the smartphone world. The expected reduction of price for OLED panels will substantially reduce the cost of production for iPhone X. This will further benefit the end users in terms of pricing. [Full Article...]

Gmail update include better security feature with the new Confidential Mode

Gmail update include better security feature with the new Confidential Mode Google will display suggested short replies based on the email context. Gmail confidential mode will help these users to protect sensitive content in emails by creating expiration dates or revoking previously sent messages. Gmail's big redesign was not a very well kept secret. Google will also pop up new elements called unsubscribe cards recommending you unsubscribe from senders or mailing... [Full Article...]

Amazon is working on the development of domestic robots

Amazon is working on the development of domestic robots The robot would be outfitted with technology akin to self-driving cars, allowing it to navigate and detect object via computer vision. Earlier this year, Amazon posted several new job openings for the project, signaling their increased production and faith in the Vesta project. [Full Article...]

Apple is now replacing batteries for cheaper MacBook Pro laptops

Apple is now replacing batteries for cheaper MacBook Pro laptops You would get to know if yo need a battery replacement or not. Apple said, "the flaw that has been reported in some 13-inch MacBook Pros without Touch Bars, is not a safety issue". This program doesn't extend the standard warranty coverage of the notebook. There's no need for anyone to rush off to Apple immediately, although it's probably a good idea to replace a swelling battery sooner ra... [Full Article...]

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Will Not Include Single-Player Mode

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Will Not Include Single-Player Mode One source was unsure if it wasn't just the zombies mode being described as a campaign stand-in, others suggested it could be something new and distinct. Unlike typical deathmatch modes that feature players with unlimited lives or several rounds with one life, battle royale style is a one shot, one game type of deal. [Full Article...]

DICE Reportedly Prototyping Battle Royale Mode for Battlefield V

DICE Reportedly Prototyping Battle Royale Mode for Battlefield V Are you excited for the series to invest a popular mode like the battle royale , or would you rather DICE exclusively invest in making Battlefield V the best it can be without it? It appears the Battlefield franchise may not be the only well-established FPS series to potentially feature a battle royale mode. [Full Article...]

Amazon Brings India Focussed Lite Web Browser, Internet

Amazon Brings India Focussed Lite Web Browser, Internet That's surprisingly "lite" (light) when compared to other browsers, including Edge (54.5Mb), Google Chrome (21Mb), Mozilla Firefox (19.9Mb) and Opera (14.7Mb). The URL for the Play Store listing suggests the codename for the browser is Garuda, who in Hindu mythology is considered to be the god of flight (he's also associated with speed, which is what Amazon is going for here). [Full Article...]

Apple expected to launch news subscriptions by early 2019

Apple expected to launch news subscriptions by early 2019 The article claims Apple will deeply integrate subscription-based news service, Texture into Apple News once the acquisition of the company is complete, offering "Apple News Premium" customers access to paid magazines, including Vogue, Men's Health, GQ, People & Entertainment Weekly that are now available on Texture for $9.99 per-month. [Full Article...]

Android Apps Found to Improperly Track Kids

Android Apps Found to Improperly Track Kids While the Android apps tracking kids' online activity are unethical in their own way, the bigger problem might be with COPPA , which is not stringent enough to check on these possible violations. Additionally, 1,100 apps shared persistent identifying info with third parties for restricted purposes, while 2,281 of them seemed to violate Google terms of service forbidding apps from sharing those id... [Full Article...]

WhatsApp Android Beta 2.18.109 Timestamp Bug Fixed

WhatsApp Android Beta 2.18.109 Timestamp Bug Fixed However media which is more than three months old, can not be downloaded again. Instant messaging app WhatsApp has added a new feature for Android . The undownloaded files were stored on WhatsApp server for 30 days and once it were downloaded, WhatsApp immediately deleted it from its folder. This is not the case anymore as the app lets you download deleted media from its servers with th... [Full Article...]

Potential Future Additions to Fortnite: Battle Royale Include Dual Pistols, Space Pistol

Potential Future Additions to Fortnite: Battle Royale Include Dual Pistols, Space Pistol As expected, Epic has also brought in a number of smaller hotfixes to Fortnite with Patch 3.5, all of which you can read in full on their website . We'll see over the next few days if experienced players will consider carrying one in their inventory, but it's unlikely it will find a home in one of the five slots for those who are capable of rapid building. [Full Article...]

Apple appoints Oliver Schusser as VP of Apple…

Apple appoints Oliver Schusser as VP of Apple… Apple didn't comment on whether the appointment changes Jimmy Iovine's responsibilities. He played a key role in Apple's acquisition of Shazam as well. Schusser has previously led launches of Apple services including the App Store, iTunes Store, and iBooks for worldwide markets, as well as managed label, studio, and publisher relations for Apple outside the US. [Full Article...]

Samsung launches J7 Duo with dual camera in India at Rs 16990

Samsung launches J7 Duo with dual camera in India at Rs 16990 This is supposed to allow for enhanced photos in dimly-lit surroundings. The rear camera have f/1.9 aperture, LED flash and Live Focus feature with which users can click portraits with background blur. Right now, it seems as though putting an in-display fingerprint sensor is a priority for Samsung , especially if it wants to keep pushing its hardware design and have something over Apple and its... [Full Article...]

Want cheap Spotify Premium? This bargain deal cuts the subscription cost

Want cheap Spotify Premium? This bargain deal cuts the subscription cost By combining forces with Hulu, Spotify is able to offer its subscribers access to video - something it tried to tack on before through its own original video efforts, which largely flopped and were later scaled back. Spotify and Hulu have partnered to offer a joint subscription to their music and television catalogues, as Spotify looks to keep up momentum a week after its public offering. [Full Article...]

Google Home and Home Mini Voice Activated Speakers launched in India

Google Home and Home Mini Voice Activated Speakers launched in India Both the items are exclusive to Flipkart , and they will be accessible crosswise over 750 offline stores in the nation. Google Home can be used to play music, cast videos, control smart home and get news updates. In India, Amazon's Alexa has a considerable head-start, specially with the intense advertising campaigns launched recently on television channels. [Full Article...]

LG G7 ThinQ name and launch date have been confirmed

LG G7 ThinQ name and launch date have been confirmed The availability of these colours will depend on the region and carrier, the report notes. However, "Raspberry Rose" and "Moroccan Blue" options will also be available in both matte and glossy finishes. LG will be hosting the G7 ThinQ launch event on May 2 in NY and on May 3 in Seoul. We still have no idea what that extra hardware button does, though we assume it will be a dedicated AI button. [Full Article...]

KKR beat RCB by four wickets in IPL

KKR beat RCB by four wickets in IPL De Villiers (44, 23b, 1x4, 5x6), judging every ball to perfection until that moment, top-edged a pull to mid-wicket. But just when the visitors were looking steady with McCullum looking in fine touch and Kohli at ease playing second fiddle, Sunil Narine (1/30) got rid of the unsafe Kiwi with a shortish offbreak that dislodged the stumps. [Full Article...]

Apple Hires Google's AI Head John Giannandrea

Critics have long held that Apple has lagged behind competitors when it comes to its AI capabilities, and nowhere is this more evident than in Siri . It's not clear what Giannandrea's direct involvement with Siri will be, but the virtual assistant definitely could use his help. Google acquired Metaweb in 2010 and turned its technology into its Knowledge Graph , the blurbs of informatio... [Full Article...]

Wall Street slides on tech rout

Equities in Japan, China , and South Korea declined during late Monday trading, reversing an earlier advance. "I don't think we're in the clear", said Dennis Dick, head of markets structure, proprietary trader at Bright Trading LLC in Las Vegas. [Full Article...]

Fortnite Battle Royale now available to all on iOS

Fortnite Battle Royale now available to all on iOS While open to all iOS users, Epic reminds that there are restrictions on what iPhones and iPads can play the game. The game has already surpassed PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds in revenue, raking in more than US$126 million (~RM487 million) back in February. [Full Article...]


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