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US jury awards Qualcomm $31 mn in Apple case

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Qualcomm jumped as much as 3.5 percent before finishing up 2.2 percent at the close in NY trading. Billions of dollars are at stake in that case, which goes to the heart of the dispute between the tech giants. Rosenberg added. About 1.4 billion smartphones were sold a year ago, according to IDC. Later, Qualcomm stopped making payments to Apple, before their contract ended, accusing the iPhone-maker of breaching their contract by involving government bodies like the Federal Trade ... Read More »

Apple launches new iPad Mini and iPad Air

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They also keep the old Lightning port for charging, rather than adopting the cross-platform standard of USB-C as the iPad Pro did in October previous year. Truth be told, the company's lineup now does make a bit more sense as it now goes like this, from smaller to bigger: iPad mini, iPad, iPad Air, iPad Pro. Read More »

Huawei P30 & P30 Pro specifications leaked ahead of the official launch

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Despite its lower price tag, the device features a high resolution 32MP f/2.0 front camera , a triple-camera rear setup and a generous 128GB of internal storage. The Huawei P30 will ship with a flat display, while the P30 Pro will include a curved panel. It also carries support for AI face unlock. The Huawei P30 Color Options Include Midnight Black, Breathing Crystal (White) and Aurora (Green). Read More »

Apple Announces "It's Show Time" March 25th Event, Here's What to Expect

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That said, a big press event would give Apple the platform to tout its iPads as great devices to enjoy all that new content on. Dissecting the tweet, which delivered the news, it's clear that Apple will replace the current 9.7-inch entry-level iPad with a 10.2-inch one, which is great - especially if Apple keeps the price intact and the larger screen comes at the expense of bezels. Read More »

Respawn Warns Apex Legends Datamines not "Source of Truth"

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After that it was back to Fortnite , save for March 1 when he streamed Apex with fellow streamers Lupo ( DrLupo ) & Tim ( Timthetatman ) to promote the release of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse on digital platforms. He said 'We'll be providing details on Season 1 , Battle Pass, and the next Legend very soon . Because of battle royale trends, players expect new characters and a season pass. Read More »

How to listen to Apple Music on Amazon Fire TV

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The US retailer has just announced that starting this week, Amazon Fire TV users will be able to access Apple Music from their devices. You can then give commands like, "Alexa, play R&B on Apple Music " or "Alexa, play music by Ariana Grande on Apple Music ". Read More »

No Man's Sky 'Beyond' update announced

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He isn't calling it a traditional MMO , even though it will have "many recognisable online elements", as it will require no subscription, won't feature any microtransactions , and will simply be a free update to all No Man's Sky players. Read More »

Google’s foldable patent hints at a compact clamshell phone

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The device will have a single inward fold, according to the patent images. Presently, we have no idea how successful foldable phones are going to be, especially if the cost of them stays in the thousands. In the recent weeks, Samsung and Huawei have challenged each other with foldable smartphones during the MWC 2019 in Barcelona in which the Samsung Galaxy Fold and the Huawei Mate X were launched. Read More »

Huawei's camera-centric P30 Pro appears on Geekbench, key specs revealed

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According to an article on Huawei's site, Clement Wong, VP of global marketing said that Huawei P30 Pro will offer "revolutionary technology to rewrite rules of photography" and periscope-style "superzoom" camera. A display on the back of a smartphone is not entirely new. The previously-leaked renders of the Huawei P30 showcased the smartphone in a range of three colors - Black, Aurora, and Ice White. Read More »

Stream your PC games from anywhere

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Of course, people will need high upload speeds from their PCs and strong network connections to their Steam Link devices to take advantage, Valve said. Update: Dec. 20, 2018 - Valve is no longer selling the Steam Link hardware , but it will continue to update and support the Steam Link app going forward. Read More »

Samsung keeps the dream of the under-screen camera alive

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Samsung Electronics Co. on Thursday said it will push to put cameras and sensors beneath the screens of smartphones to create "perfect full-screen" devices. By moving the camera under the screen, it would remove the need for any kind of cutout on the front display. The first update released to the Galaxy S10 substantially improved the speed and accuracy of the fingerprint sensor, and if the same trend is maintained, the reader should become a much more reliable feature in the coming weeks. Read More »

Android Q beta is now available for developers and fearless Pixel users

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While this release is available for any user with a Pixel device, it is meant for developers to test compatibility issues and iron out bugs in the new operating system. Google says that apps can either use their own sandbox to store data or in "common collections". Android Q , which won't have a name or version number until closer to release , doesn't have any significant visual changes as we saw in Android Pie . Read More »

Xbox Live is coming to iOS and Android games

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Microsoft didn't announce which partners (if any) would be using Xbox Live on mobile devices, however, and considering third-party support on Windows-based phones and tablets was pretty weak, it remains to be seen whether or not developers will actually use it. Read More »

Slack Dark Mode Update Arrives For iOS And Android Users

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Most of the popular social and online apps already using dark mode feature on Android . It's not available to everyone just yet, but it is rolling out to beta testers. However, Slack returns with an easy-on-the-eyes dark theme . White backgrounds are a huge battery hog and for people with weaker devices it's even worse. Read More »

Google Introduces AI-based Lookout App for Visually Impaired

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The app helps the visually challenged people identify information about their surroundings. Lookout was first announced at last year's Google I/O developer conference . Google does mention that, "As with any new technology, Lookout will not always be 100 percent ideal". The company says it's hoping to make the application more accessible, so it could eventually make its way to to more devices, countries and platforms in the future. Read More »

'World Wide Web 'Not the Web We Wanted,' Inventor Says

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Berners-Lee brought the site online from a lab in the Swiss Alps in 1991. Driven by the same spark that led him to create the world wide web , Berners-Lee launched a platform called Solid in 2015, which he says will allow users to maintain full control of their data. Read More »

Ontario to ban cellphones from classrooms starting next school year

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Thompson has said exceptions would be made when teachers want to use cellphones as part of their lesson, for medical reasons and for students with special needs. The province says it will be up to individual schools and school boards. "What I think is problematic is when people use their phones to text their friends either within the classroom or outside the classroom-and would not be condoned for use [by] the teacher". Read More »

It's Not Just You, Facebook Is Having Issues

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According to Down Detector , a website that tracks online service interruptions, most of the outage was in Europe and on America's East and West coasts. Facebook and Instagram applications are shown on the screen of an iPhone in Zagreb, Croatia, April 9, 2012. So of course, people are taking to Twitter for memes and mocking. Read More »

Huawei has already sold more than 10 million Mate 20 smartphones

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Huawei just revealed new information about its latest Mate 20 smartphone lineup. According to reports , Huawei P30 was recently spotted on Geekbench as the HUAWEI ELE-L20 model. In both cases, storage should be further expandable via Huawei's own nanoSD cards. We'll be reporting reside from Huawei's occasion, so test again then to seek out all concerning the P30 and P30 Professional, together with a launch date and valuable info. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 to have a 5G model

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Samsung responded to reports of its Galaxy S10 face recognition bypass flaw by telling TechRadar , "Face recognition is a convenient action to open your phone". So, if you buy yourself a shiny (and pricey) new 5G phone, you mostly likely won't be able to reap any benefits from the addition of 5G support. In fact, AT&T is trying so hard that it's going as far as updating phones with a fake "5G E" icon to mislead customers and make them believe they're connecting to a next-generation network. Read More »

Spotify Takes On Apple’s Anti-Competitive Behavior in Europe

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The music streaming service's founder and chief executive Daniel Ek accused Apple of introducing rules to the App Store that "purposely limit choice and stifle innovation at the expense of the user experience". "After trying unsuccessfully to resolve the issues directly with Apple , we're now requesting that the [European Commission] take action to ensure fair competition". Read More »

Apple AirPods and Other Trendy Technologies may Cause Cancer, Warn Experts

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A Medium article published last week poses the question, " Are AirPods and Other Bluetooth Headphones Safe? ". Very little research exists on such bluetooth technology and related health effects, but we do know they use radiowave radiation in addition to a magnetic field that passes through the brain to talk to one another. Read More »

Android Q wants you to see the notch everywhere, even in screenshots

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The new OS comes in the form of Android Q Beta 1 , which can be downloaded from android-developers.googleblog.com on Pixel smartphones. Android Q's largest feature is foldable support . It is worth noting that unlike what happened with Android 9 Pie previous year, Google is making its Android Q beta 1 available non-developers as well. Read More »

Sega Halts Sales of Judgement in Japan Following Actor's Cocaine Arrest

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Judgment did seem to be doing well in Japan following positive reviews, but now a spanner has been thrown in the works after one of the game's actors was arrested for drug use. In fact, Sega has already had to deal with this before, removing an actor from Yakuza 4 following cocaine allegations. As soon as we hear more, we'll let you know. Read More »

Firefox Send free file transfer service now available for all

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One of the differences is that Firefox Send doesn't have any paid tiers-it's completely free, whether you send up to a 1GB file or log into your account to send up to a 2.5GB file. The new service is also a workaround for sending large files over email, which take up storage space, and can jam the recipient's inbox. Mozilla touts Firefox Send as focusing on privacy and uses encryption to protect files. Read More »

Google Chrome gets two important tweaks for speed and data saving

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Chrome 73's dark mode conforms to the Mac machine's dark theme if the same is applied at OS level. Chrome's Dark Mode does look like the browser's Incognito Mode, which might make things a little confusing when you are using the private mode after having enabled the Dark Mode as there's only the Incognito badge differentiating the two browsing modes. Read More »

Verizon's 5G mobile service launches next month in Chicago and Minneapolis

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In preparation of the rollout, Verizon will be opening pre-orders for its 5G Moto Mod on March 14. The 5G Moto Mod only works with the Moto z3 , and will available exclusively to Verizon customers in the U.S. Bank Stadium sports venues, along with the Verizon store in the Mall of America." If you detach the mod, you'll naturally give up your "ultra-fast" speeds. Read More »

'Is Facebook down?' Facebook users reporting issues

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DSoS is short for distributed denial of service, a cyber attack by which multiple computers flood a website's servers in an attempt to take it offline. Many users were having issues posting to their feeds and were seeing a message that said the app would auto-post their photos once it was possible. Reports of problems with Facebook's WhatsApp also have been reported. Read More »

Google Allo shuts down today. Here's how to save your chats

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Google has added tools to the Allo app to save your chats , and you'll want to do that today if there's anything worth saving. We've known for a while now that Google's Allo messaging service would be following in Google+'s footsteps, but a specific close data hadn't been revealed - we only knew that it'd be shutting down this month. Read More »

Thousands of Australian Gmail users report problems with service

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According to Down Detector website, Gmail and YouTube started facing issues around 7.30am today. At around 12.44pm. Google posted an update to its Gmail and Google Drive G-Suite status dashboards acknowledging the issue. This includes Gmail and Drive. Australian users have been among the hardest hit by the malfunctioning service. When trying to send an e-mail, instead of delivering the message, users receive the notice "Message could not be sent". Read More »

Halo: The Master Chief Collection coming to PC, Halo: Reach added

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Basically, the multiplayer component (which Microsoft clarifies includes the theater and forge) is free. The Halo games will be released slowly, one at a time. According to the Steam listing for the MCC you'll need an Xbox Live account; this is most likely so your profile is integrated into the Halo ecosystem that now exists on console. Read More »

Apex Legends Battle Pass Price and New Legend Seemingly Revealed

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We aren't yet sure what's actually going to be available in the Battle Pass because details aren't confirmed, but a few leaks found in the code do give us a better idea about what might be coming next. However, this image appears to tie the release of Octane with the launch of the Apex Legends Battle Pass . Forbes and Daily Esports believe that the next character will launch with the season one Battle Pass , giving players more of an incentive to purchase the bundle. Read More »