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IT&Software Netflix to track and stop users from sharing their accounts with friends
Author: 0 Netflix to track and stop users from sharing their accounts with friends

Synamedia presented the technology at the CES 2019 conference in Las Vegas . The company points to research that about one in four Millennials give other people their credentials for video streaming services. Any account, when it goes over a certain share score or concurrent user limit will be reported and then the OTT service provider can take matters into their own hand.

IT&Software Eye-tracking Vive VR headset headlines HTC's CES 2019 showcase
Author: 0 Eye-tracking Vive VR headset headlines HTC's CES 2019 showcase

The device itself is relatively similar to the Vive Pro , HTC's professional high-end tethered fare, but there's one key new feature that could make all the difference to how we interact with, and even render, VR worlds. The Vive Pro Eye is slated to launch in the second quarter of 2019 and will probably be more expensive than the Vive Pro, which retails for $799.

IT&Software Google Assistant Interpreter Mode offers real-time spoken translations
Author: 0 Google Assistant Interpreter Mode offers real-time spoken translations

An addition here, though, is that you will be able to link up with Chromecast for more video and TV control. In the past year or so, every major consumer electronics exhibition is all about the Google Assistant or Alexa. The JBL Link Drive is similar to Anker Roav Bolt and packs dual-noise cancelling microphones and connect to your vehicle via Bluetooth or an aux cable.

IT&Software Apple’s TV service just scored a huge win at CES 2019
Author: 0 Apple’s TV service just scored a huge win at CES 2019

Samsung 2019 and 2018 TVs will get an exclusive iTunes app, which lets you access your existing library or rent and buy shows and movies from Apple . What do you think of Apple adding AirPlay 2 support to all these different devices? "Services generated over $10.8bn in revenues during the quarter, growing to a new quarterly record in every geographic segment, and we are on track to achieve our goal of doubling the size of this business from 2016 to 2020".

IT&Software Samsung Galaxy S10: Production Started?
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S10: Production Started?

The device will also apparently pack a 24 MP main rear camera, though that will not be the only shooter on its back. Display Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite is a panel Super AMOLED 5.8 inch diagonal and the basis of the smartphone will be Qualcomm or Samsung 855 9820 for Russian Federation.

IT&Software 911 mobile services are gradually returning after CenturyLink outage
Author: 0 911 mobile services are gradually returning after CenturyLink outage

The company says it's working to restore service and appears to be making progress. CenturyLink expects the service to be restored within hours. Police and fire departments throughout the state took to social media to alert followers to the problem, which was causing some 911 calls made from landlines and cellphones to not go through to the appropriate dispatchers.

IT&Software Nintendo Switch is fastest-selling console of the generation in US
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch is fastest-selling console of the generation in US

The NPD Group on Tuesday also revealed that the Switch has become the fastest-selling console of this hardware generation. Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America's Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing said "We are thrilled to see such a strong reaction from consumers in the second holiday season for Nintendo Switch ".

IT&Software Google+ to shut down early after new bug bites 52.2 million users
Author: 0 Google+ to shut down early after new bug bites 52.2 million users

The bug was apparently only live for six days, and Google claims that developers with access to the API weren't aware of it or misused the user data, which is certainly a good thing. The latest breach allowed developers to see profile information on 52.5 million users, even if set to private, using one of Google's APIs for six days in November, the company said .

IT&Software Ericsson says has identified software glitch causing mobile network outages
Author: 0 Ericsson says has identified software glitch causing mobile network outages

In an online statement , O2 said: "We are aware our customers are unable to use data this morning". The outage kicked off around 4.45am this morning, with services that rely on O2's network also suffering as a outcome. O2's 4G cellular network has been restored, the British mobile operator said on Friday, following a software glitch which caused smartphone users to lose internet access.

IT&Software Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 855 processor with 5G and performance improvements
Author: 0 Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 855 processor with 5G and performance improvements

AI Performance Boost: The Snapdragon 855 includes Qualcomm's 4th-gen multi-core AI engine, which should deliver a 3x performance boost in artificial intelligence features over the Snapdragon 845 . This is an ultrasonic in-display fingerprint reader that Qualcomm says will read your fingerprint even if its wet or oily. Other Snapdragon capabilities teased by Qualcomm today support features that have become increasingly important to smartphone users.

IT&Software Cyber Monday: Nintendo Switch Plus $35 eShop Credit Is $299
Author: 0 Cyber Monday: Nintendo Switch Plus $35 eShop Credit Is $299

Sales of first-party Switch titles - including digital downloads - topped 1 million units during the same period, rising by 78 percent year-over-year. At present , Japanese fans can spend their Platinum Points on festive, 8-bit Mario Pochi bags, a set of B2 Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild posters, some B2 Super Mario Odyssey posters, and even a seven day trial of Nintendo Switch Online.

IT&Software Supreme Court hears Apple App Store antitrust arguments
Author: 0 Supreme Court hears Apple App Store antitrust arguments

The App Store generated more than $11 billion in revenue for the company in 2017. And now, Apple is asking the Supreme Court to overturn that decision. I pay Apple directly with credit card information that I've supplied to Apple. Part of the concern, the court said in that case, was to free judges from having to make complex calculations of damages.

IT&Software Red Dead Redemption 2's online mode begins rolling out this week
Author: 0 Red Dead Redemption 2's online mode begins rolling out this week

Players can explore the world solo or with friends by forming or joining a Posse. Clocking in at 5.6GB on the PS4, the Red Dead 2 update 1.03 version brings the online component files to the game and then some. If you played between October 26 and October 29 you can play on Thursday November 29 . It seems the camp mentality will be carrying over too, with up to seven players able to form a posse who can gather round fires, go hunting, fishing, attack hideouts, hunt treasure, and visit ...

IT&Software Apple's new ad convinces us the iPad Pro is a laptop replacement
Author: 0 Apple's new ad convinces us the iPad Pro is a laptop replacement

No, this sadly is not some new technology Apple invented, and we're not looking at a foldable iPad. It's also created to stay out of the way of gesture-based navigation, which the iPad Pro adopted from the iPhone XS this year. I'm not defending Apple here but we have to be reasonable too right? The device's portability is also put forward as a major plus point. Apple's new iPad Pro may be the last great tablet , but you'd be wise to handle it carefully.

IT&Software Google’s revolutionary Night Sight camera feature now available for Pixel phones
Author: 0 Google’s revolutionary Night Sight camera feature now available for Pixel phones

Whereas Samsung copes with low-light photography via an adjustable camera aperture, Google takes multiple images for each capture and stacks them. This feature allows Google Assistant to answer the phone when someone calls and ask they they're calling before it's answered. "Night Sight" is created to use machine learning to adapt to night-lighting conditions and balance the colour of the photos so that objects show their natural colour at night - whether the device is kept still or it ...

IT&Software Samsung Galaxy S10 processor unveiled: the Exynos 9820
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S10 processor unveiled: the Exynos 9820

The Galaxy S10 will be the first smartphone to come powered by the all-new Exynos 9820 SoC. Because the Samsung phone must be opened to reveal its largest screen, the company has included another display on the front of the device for " quick access and interaction " - tasks such as taking phone calls that do not benefit much from more display real estate.

IT&Software How to improve battery life on Android phones? Google offers best tips
Author: 0 How to improve battery life on Android phones? Google offers best tips

But you won't really find true dark modes for any of them. That is pretty insane, and a huge difference. More recently, Google has also started to take a friendly approach to dark themes. In a country of 1.386 billion people, there are hundreds of millions of Android phones that probably never interact with the Google Play Store, and they don't surface in the company's recent report .

IT&Software A phone and a tablet- Samsung reveals foldable smartphone
Author: 0 A phone and a tablet- Samsung reveals foldable smartphone

Only three years ago Samsung's UI looked like a gaudy auto boot sale, which felt out of place as Samsung's own futuristic AMOLED curved panels were rolling into mass production. Samsung and Huawei have been vying to be the world's first developer of a foldable smartphone. Royole said it would start filling orders late next month.

IT&Software Supreme Court rejects net neutrality appeal
Author: 0 Supreme Court rejects net neutrality appeal

The US Supreme Court has declined to hear a net neutrality appeal that could have reduced US regulators' ability to pass future neutrality regulations and may have had an impact on ongoing challenges that aim to reinstate net neutrality rules .

IT&Software Diablo 4 Was Almost Announced At BlizzCon
Author: 0 Diablo 4 Was Almost Announced At BlizzCon

That much is not surprising at all and is part of the reason why Diablo IV was not announced at BlizzCon . That didn't stop fans from insisting that Immortal was a "reskin" of other games being made by its developer, Netease. IGN has reached out to Blizzard for comment and will update this story as such. So when can we expect to hear more about the game? Yes, Blizzard is going to actually release this cereal but whether that will extend outside of the U.S.

IT&Software Apple confirms new
Author: 0 Apple confirms new "Pencil" Stylus won't work with Qi charging standard

Let's start with the good. There is now a single engine powering AutoCAD across desktop, web, and mobile platforms, allowing the highest possible fidelity for members of the AEC industry to move DWG files from one device to the next. 64GB for S $1,499, 256 GB for S $1,719, followed by 512GB for $2,019, and 1TB for S$ 2,619. They call it their HyperDrive for iPad Pro. Apple's latest iOS tablet doesn't support every feature of USB-C , but external monitors made the cut.

IT&Software Warcraft 3 Is Getting Remastered
Author: 0 Warcraft 3 Is Getting Remastered

The game webpage describes the project as a fully realized massively multiplayer online action role-playing game (MMOARPG) for mobile devices. The goal is to make games feel closer and more competitive, which is why there will be exciting new changes to the experience system and matchmaking.

IT&Software Apple's iOS 12.1 software update should land tomorrow
Author: 0 Apple's iOS 12.1 software update should land tomorrow

Reddit users also experienced bricked Apple Watch units after trying to install watchOS 5 .1. FaceTime in iOS 12.1 finally gets the "group" aspect that Apple teased when initially announcing iOS 12. Prior to the iOS 12.1, the newly launched iPhone XS , XS Max and the XR came with Depth Control feature, but the user could only use it after taking the photo.

IT&Software Apple expected to announce new iPad Pro without home button
Author: 0 Apple expected to announce new iPad Pro without home button

If it happens, it'll be nice to see this increasingly industry-standard connection on another Apple product, given that the iPhones are still sticking with Lightning connectors. And what about the iPad Mini? There's no reason to believe Apple won't once again livestream the event on its site, but Gizmodo will also be there, keeping you looped in on all the new hardware and why it matters.

IT&Software Display fingerprint sensor, dewdrop notch and more to expect
Author: 0 Display fingerprint sensor, dewdrop notch and more to expect

The OnePlus 6T is the successor to the OnePlus 6 launched in May of this year. As expected, the tickets sold out in mere seconds . Everything kicks off at 3pm this afternoon, which is 11am New York Time. It could launch in two memory configurations: 6GB RAM + 128GB internal storage and 8GB RAM + 128GB internal storage. Since there is no visible rear-facing fingerprint reader, it will obviously be present inside the display of the OnePlus 6T .

IT&Software Samsung Launches Galaxy Tab S4, Price & Specs
Author: 0 Samsung Launches Galaxy Tab S4, Price & Specs

Coming to the specifications, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 features a 10.5-inch WQXGA Super AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels, 16:10 aspect ratio. Further, Samsung will be selling Keyboard Book Cover for Rs 7,499, though the simple Book Cover is priced at Rs 3,999. The Samsung Galaxy Book2 will be available at AT&T , Microsoft stores and Samsung .com for $999.99 starting November 2, 2018, and will be available at Sprint and Verizon later this month.

IT&Software You can pre-order the iPhone XR starting today
Author: 0 You can pre-order the iPhone XR starting today

No such luck with the iPhone XS 64GB going for MYR4,999 and the iPhone XS Max 64GB at MYR5,399. Apple nixed 3D Touch technology on iPhone XR . The iPhone XR is a unique device. Apple has not provided yet cases for the iPhone XR , which is a first, because new iPhones would be released with matching cases.

IT&Software Huawei Mate 20X Is Here: Meet The 7.2-Inch Monster Gaming Phone
Author: 0 Huawei Mate 20X Is Here: Meet The 7.2-Inch Monster Gaming Phone

Both phones are now available in select European markets. The Mate 20 Pro has a 6.4-inch curved OLED screen with 3120 x 1440 resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 86.90% screen-to-body ratio. However a render appeared to show the headphones being charged while sitting on the Mate 20 Pro's rear panel. The face unlock system is safe enough for transactions.

IT&Software Xbox One October update is now available
Author: 0 Xbox One October update is now available

If you are a fan of your original avatar, no need to fret. After upgrading to the new Xbox system update , your new avatar will appear in your account profile, home screen, and activity feed. These have a focus on inclusiveness, with a greater range of body types, more accessories, and the ability to dress in any kind of clothing you'd like.

IT&Software Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - Blackout helicopter locations
Author: 0 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - Blackout helicopter locations

Normally when a new game launches, it gains a lot of attention and there are plenty of gamers on Twitch that stream it for launch day. The Black Ops lore is being told through the individual playable specialists this year. Additional to that, the Zombies mode and the first ever Call of Duty battle royale more, 'Blackout , ' is up for the grabs. Formerly known as the Race to Prestige, the annual stream brings together an array of video game personalities in a relay-style, fundraising ...

IT&Software Donald Trump Likes Taylor Swift's Music
Author: 0 Donald Trump Likes Taylor Swift's Music "25 Percent Less" After Democrat Endorsements

Taylor Swift's decision to break her longstanding silence on politics and urge people to back Democrats in the upcoming USA mid-term elections has led to a massive spike in registrations, according to a voter advocacy group. Bredesen, a former Governor of Tennessee, thanked Swift for her endorsement on Twitter, writing that he was "honoured" to have her support. "Running for Senate in the state of Tennessee is a woman named Marsha Blackburn", she continued.

IT&Software Google’s new Pixel phones mirror industry trends
Author: 0 Google’s new Pixel phones mirror industry trends

The new Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are the firm's answer to Apple's iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy S and Note flagship devices. The Pixel 3, with its 18:9 5.5-inch display feels just like the Pixel 2 in the hand, and it should: it's 68.2mm wide as compared with the Pixel 2's 70.4mm.

IT&Software Folding phone won’t be Galaxy Round or S10 — Samsung
Author: 0 Folding phone won’t be Galaxy Round or S10 — Samsung

I spent a very brief amount of time with the Galaxy A9 at the launch in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and here are my initial thoughts. Unfortunately for tech enthusiasts, the A9 will not feature wireless charging. With the MicroSD card slot, the Galaxy A9 users can further expand up to 512GB. In terms of specs, it also runs on a Snapdragon 660 processor as the Galaxy A8 Star but it is said to come with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.

IT&Software Facebook wants people to invite its cameras into their homes
Author: 0 Facebook wants people to invite its cameras into their homes

London- Facebook on Monday launched a range of AI-powered video-calling devices, a strategic revolution for the social network giant which is aiming for a slice of the smart speaker market that is now dominated by Amazon and Google . "If you buy the Portal , you have to really want to video chat with other people on Facebook, and do so from one room in your home , on something other than the phone or laptop or tablet that you likely already have".

IT&Software OnePlus 6T will be revealed on October 30th
Author: 0 OnePlus 6T will be revealed on October 30th

OnePlus is selling early-bird tickets for $20 until October 10 when the price will rise to $30; you can visit the website for the full terms and conditions regarding those. Indeed, the OnePlus 6T will also be the first OnePlus phone with a U.S. carrier partnership: customers will be able to buy the OnePlus 6T from T-Mobile.

IT&Software The Nokia 7.1 looks to be well worth its $350 asking price
Author: 0 The Nokia 7.1 looks to be well worth its $350 asking price

Nokia Mobile is now in the top five of Android smartphone manufacturers and it's no wonder; the phones are great. Android One is clearly the biggest differentiator for the Nokia 7 .1 when compared with similarly priced handsets from the likes of Huawei and Samsung .

IT&Software U.S. 'presidential test alert' sets American phones to buzzing
Author: 0 U.S. 'presidential test alert' sets American phones to buzzing

Additional results from EAS participant station reception and broadcast of the national test message will be collected over the next month and reported later and compared against previous test results. The warning system "provides the president with the communications capability to address the nation during a national emergency", FEMA said in a notice posted on its website .

IT&Software Guide to Nintendo Switch Online
Author: 0 Guide to Nintendo Switch Online

If you deactivate the primary console , the next Switch you use to sign in to your Nintendo Account and access the Nintendo eShop becomes the primary. Friends can even watch each other play single-player games online, and virtually "pass the controller" at any time. In an email, KapuccinoHeck told Kotaku the NES games can only be added to hacked Switches, which remains a complex undertaking and carries the constant threat of having your account banned by Nintendo.

IT&Software Samsung tops smartphone premium segment in India in August
Author: 0 Samsung tops smartphone premium segment in India in August

This is the USA unlocked Galaxy Note 9 with 128GB of storage and 6GB RAM. The price for this bundle is $929, which is $70 cheaper than just buying a Galaxy Note 9 , and you get a few hundred bucks worth of accessories to boot. In Canada, that difference is a whopping 20.2Mbps. In a 16-app relay test, iPhone XS was significantly faster than the Note 9 in opening apps. The iPhone XS still remains competitive down to nearly no signal, though.

IT&Software FEMA to Test ‘Presidential Alert System’ Wednesday
Author: 0 FEMA to Test ‘Presidential Alert System’ Wednesday

While each message will clearly state THIS IS A TEST, and will make note that no action is needed, Illinois State Police will work with local law enforcement and 9-1-1 call centers prepare for the possibility of an increased call load. The POTUS-sent texts will not be used "for a political agenda" and will be issued "very specifically" and "rarely", former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson told CBS .

IT&Software Apple Highlights Best 'Shot on iPhone Xs' Photos from Around the Globe
Author: 0 Apple Highlights Best 'Shot on iPhone Xs' Photos from Around the Globe

The Apple iPhone XS Max is powered by a 3174mAh battery, which is somewhat disappointing given the size of the device but is certainly an upgrade over the iPhone X but will certainly benefit from the optimizations with iOS 12 . The launch phase of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max will be held across major cities of India which include New Delhi , Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune, Ahmedabad and more.

IT&Software Fortnite season 6 map locations and changes
Author: 0 Fortnite season 6 map locations and changes

Shadow Stones have returned to Battle Royale! As with similar challenges in previous seasons, you'll need to complete all of the Battle Pass Challenges in seven different weeks in order to unlock the Hunting Party skin. Unfortunately Fortnite Season 6 has proven to be a little hard since it went live yesterday, forcing the team to make some much needed calls regarding animation, item removal, and bug tweaks.

IT&Software Meghan breaks royal protocol on first solo engagement
Author: 0 Meghan breaks royal protocol on first solo engagement

First time I've seen an on-duty princess shut her own vehicle door... Some praised Meghan for being so "down to earth" and "humble" as to close her own doors rather than leaving it to minders (on that note, the man who opened the door for her appears to walk forward in preparation to close it).

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