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IT&Software Declassified the name of the largest Apple iPhone 2018
Author: 0 Declassified the name of the largest Apple iPhone 2018

With just a week left before the Apple special event , price and possible monikers of the 2018 iPhones have surfaced online. Suggesting that the smaller version will be called the iPhone Xs . This is an iPhone X with less impressive hardware, available in several bright colour options. BGR reports that in a sudden new move, Apple is renaming the rumored iPhone XS Plus, taking their branding in a different direction.

IT&Software Apple Won't Introduce On-Display Touch ID Next Year
Author: 0 Apple Won't Introduce On-Display Touch ID Next Year

As per leaks, it appears as if Face ID will not work when the iPad is on landscape mode. The renders you will see below are based on the CAD renderings of the device and show off extremely thin bezels. Within the top bezel is the Face ID-enabling TrueDepth camera setup; the bezels are still thick enough so no notch is required. The new iPhones are expected to have refreshed internals and new colors offered.

IT&Software Facebook, Twitter fall as they face U.S. Congress
Author: 0 Facebook, Twitter fall as they face U.S. Congress

Sandberg, in her prepared remarks, detailed how Facebook was addressing the problem but reiterated that the company was slow to spot it. Twitter isn't biased for or against any type of partisan but is working on ways to raise the level of debate on its platform, the company's CEO will tell a Senate hearing in Washington, D.C., today.

IT&Software 4 updates coming to Google Chrome for its 10th birthday
Author: 0 4 updates coming to Google Chrome for its 10th birthday

In commemoration of Chrome's 10-year anniversary, Google has updated the browser with a new look, and has introduced many improvements. Rounded corners also make their way to the address bar itself, with Google believing that the new look will make it easier for users to distinguish between tabs when they have lots open at once.

IT&Software IPhone XS set for 12th September launch
Author: 0 IPhone XS set for 12th September launch

Apple's new iPhone lineup will come in 5.8- and 6.5-inch display sizes and will be called " iPhone XS ". According to technology industry insiders, Apple is expected to launch multiple new iPhone's, a new Apple watch , and an updated version of the iPad.

IT&Software Xbox All Access details are here, and they are surprisingly good
Author: 0 Xbox All Access details are here, and they are surprisingly good

As The Verge reports, sources familiar with Microsoft's plans believe the company is preparing to launch a new Xbox subscription service codenamed Project Largo, but at launch will be called Xbox All Access . To break it down by price, an Xbox One S retails for $299.99. The service is being promoted as an "all in one" package, giving anyone who signs up two years worth of Xbox Live, Xbox Game Pass , and their choice of either a brand new Xbox One X or Xbox One S.

IT&Software Samsung Galaxy J2 Core Android Go launched
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy J2 Core Android Go launched

This is the first Android Go edition based device from the company and it comes with a long-lasting battery life, spacious storage capacity and lightning-quick processing power. The 8 GB RAM and 512GB storage variants will cost Rs 84,900. Samsung's latest smartphone, moreover, can be connected to a computer monitor via its DeX dongle that allows it to be used like a pocketable computer.

IT&Software Samsung Galaxy Note 9's Bixby 2.0 Cannot Be Disabled
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 9's Bixby 2.0 Cannot Be Disabled

The Galaxy Note 9 also features a Bluetooth-enables S Pen and variable aperture dual camera system. The smartphone was made available for pre-booking a few days ago, with the prices for two variants - Rs 67,900 for the 6GB/128GB and Rs 84,900 for 8GB/512GB variant.

IT&Software Amazon Prime members lose discounts on pre-ordered games in one week
Author: 0 Amazon Prime members lose discounts on pre-ordered games in one week

The Amazon Prime discount on new game preorders is also being changed, from 20 percent off the purchase price to a flat $ 10 Amazon credit . This comes as Twitch - which lets gamers record and share in-game videos - realizes that advertising is "an important source of support for creators", according to the company's blog post .

IT&Software Nvidia announces new raytracing-focused RTX 2080, 2080 Ti graphics cards
Author: 0 Nvidia announces new raytracing-focused RTX 2080, 2080 Ti graphics cards

However, the Real-Time Ray tracing will only be supported by the next-gen Nvidia GPUs namely the Nvidia RTX 2080 , RTX 2080 Ti and RTX 2070. Meanwhile, the RTX 2080, will go for $699. A cheaper model, the RTX 2070, will be available for $499, but won't arrive until October. Ray tracing works similarly, where rays of light hit objects and then bounce off to the camera, sometimes directly, sometimes after hitting other objects in the vicinity, just like in real life.

IT&Software Google Assistant Can Now Read Google News Stories To You
Author: 0 Google Assistant Can Now Read Google News Stories To You

When its users search for the game, the store will respond that the app can not be downloaded from Google Play . The company said it was looking into the problem, which has hit some players running Android devices with 4GB RAM, meaning handsets such as the Galaxy S range and Google Pixel devices could be affected.

IT&Software Samsung plans $22 billion for artificial intelligence, autos
Author: 0 Samsung plans $22 billion for artificial intelligence, autos

The investment is also part of a bigger 180 trillion won three-year plan to create jobs and secure fresh revenue streams, providing the first hint of direction for Samsung since group heir Jay Y. In addition to investments for memory products, spending will go to non-memory and new advanced manufacturing equipment. The centres will train 10,000 students and job candidates, and provide employment consulting services for the next five years.

IT&Software Doom Eternal QuakeCon Reveal Trailer, Release Date, and News
Author: 0 Doom Eternal QuakeCon Reveal Trailer, Release Date, and News

I own all 4 BETHESDA games you made on Switch! " Everything you saw, that's pushing the envelope ", Stratton explained. The rebooted Doom released in 2016 was a critical triumph , an impeccably designed balance of shooting and melee, based on the idea that video game gunfights are more exciting when you need to keep moving and can't just hang back and shoot from cover.

IT&Software Samsung second-quarter profit dips on slower demand for Galaxy smartphones
Author: 0 Samsung second-quarter profit dips on slower demand for Galaxy smartphones

Despite some bumps in the road, the company's outlook remains sunny for the second half of 2018. Analysts were estimating that the smartphone giant only shipped around 31 million Galaxy S9 phones since its release in March. In the near term, Samsung stated that competition would intensify in the second half as newer smartphone models were released, compelling it to introduce a new Galaxy Note earlier than usual.

IT&Software Amazon, Target Win Big On Prime Day 07/19/2018
Author: 0 Amazon, Target Win Big On Prime Day 07/19/2018

The most popular purchases in the United States were Instant Pots , personal water filters and the 23andMe DNA test. Laundry detergent, smartphones, pans, light bulbs, and video games and consoles were big sellers internationally. "While consumers will look to the big marketplaces - notably Amazon and eBay - for their purchases, there is still a significant opportunity for brands to engage with customers via retailers and their own websites, too ", said Hugh Fletcher, global head of ...

IT&Software Samsung’s expensive foldable phone is sounding more likely
Author: 0 Samsung’s expensive foldable phone is sounding more likely

However what makes next year's phones more anticipated is the fact that they will be the 10th smartphone in the Galaxy S lineup which we reckon Samsung will want to make a big deal of. The Galaxy Note 9 on its own isn't likely to make waves, but perhaps a rebranded smartwatch with fresh new features and interactivity with the Galaxy smartphone line will reinvigorate the fan base.

IT&Software Photos of Xiaomi Mi Max 3 leaked online show a giant display
Author: 0 Photos of Xiaomi Mi Max 3 leaked online show a giant display

Going by Xiaomi's trend of launching the Mi A1 just a few months after launching the Mi 5X last year, we can expect the same to happen this year, as the Mi 6X was launched in April. In terms of performance, the Mi A2 is expected to be powered by the octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC coupled with Adreno 512 GPU . Xiaomi's Mi Max series is focused on providing a bigger screen and battery .

IT&Software Apple refreshes its Macbook Pro laptops with 8th gen Intel CPUs
Author: 0 Apple refreshes its Macbook Pro laptops with 8th gen Intel CPUs

The new models with Touch Bar boast 8th-generation Intel Core processors, 6-core on the 15-inch edition for up to 70 percent faster performance, and quad-core on the 13-inch for up to two times faster performance. The new chip, T2, which is also installed in the iMac Pro , is capable of activating Siri, a voice assistant, by saying "Hey Siri". The Retina Displays on both MacBook Pro models also got an upgrade - the company adds the so-called True Tone for more "natural viewing ...

IT&Software Google's Duplex AI could soon be running call centres
Author: 0 Google's Duplex AI could soon be running call centres

According to The Information , Google has taken an interest in using Duplex to replace human workers at call centres. Backlash eventually made Google promise that Duplex will tell people they are speaking with AI , but the company still has a way to go to ease everyone's worries.

IT&Software Comparing the 2019 Cleveland Cavaliers to the LeBron-less 2011 Cavs
Author: 0 Comparing the 2019 Cleveland Cavaliers to the LeBron-less 2011 Cavs

The same can be said about McGee, Caldwell-Pope and Stephenson's respective contracts but it does seem as though the Lakers paid a premium on players that other teams weren't bending over backward to sign. Many NBA fans might remember the iconic highlight of Stephenson blowing into James' ear during the 2014 Eastern Conference Finals. Furthermore, it was only a year ago that Kyrie Irving demanded to be traded out of Cleveland to become the main attraction in Boston.

IT&Software Software Developers are Scanning the Inboxes of Gmail Users
Author: 0 Software Developers are Scanning the Inboxes of Gmail Users

According to the Wall Street Journal , Google does little to police developers that gain access to inboxes by offering email-based services such as price comparisons or other tools. Giving developers access to your data might part of the terms of service - whether that's for tech giants like Google or Facebook, or 20-person startups - but people often don't realize just exactly they're agreeing to.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S9 sending users private pictures to people

The issue isn't specific to one mobile carrier alone, and users from different operators reported the same problem. Reports of the unprecedented fault emerged on Reddit and Samsung help forums this week , with one man claiming his entire photo gallery of at least 50 images had been sent to his girlfriend as he slept.

IT&Software Epic Have Already Turned Off Fortnite Battle Royale's New Playground Mode
Author: 0 Epic Have Already Turned Off Fortnite Battle Royale's New Playground Mode

We'll update you with any additional information on Monday, July 2. The new mode of play was removed Wednesday to the chagrin of many players. We are holding the release until next week to continue hammering away this weekend. The back and forth between Epic and fans has been slightly confusing, as Epic said on Thursday that they had "made major improvements to our matchmaking service in order to handle the amount of you wanting to hop in the Playground LTM", according to the official ...

IT&Software Apple and Samsung Finally Settle Design Patent Dispute
Author: 0 Apple and Samsung Finally Settle Design Patent Dispute

Samsung would need to make an additional payment to Apple of almost $140 million if the verdict was upheld. The most recent development prior to this came in late-May when Samsung was ordered to pay $ 539 million in damages. "It is important that we continue to protect the hard work and innovation of so many people at Apple", Apple had said in a statement at the time . The three design patents in the case apply to the shape of the iPhone's black screen with rounded edges and a ...

IT&Software Microsoft Unveils 'Halo Infinite' Announcement Trailer at E3
Author: 0 Microsoft Unveils 'Halo Infinite' Announcement Trailer at E3

Three years later, Xbox's backward compatibility for older games has become one of the console's defining features. Fans of the incredible Halo series of games for Xbox will likely be blown away by the fact that Microsoft has been teasing a brand new installment in that franchise, which goes by the name of Halo Infinite .

IT&Software Is Fortnite Cross Play on Nintendo Switch?
Author: 0 Is Fortnite Cross Play on Nintendo Switch?

It's important to note that the Switch version of Fortnite only features the free Battle Royale mode and not the PvE-centric Save the World campaign. Then, sign into your PS4 Epic Games account on the official site, head into the account section, and change your username to anything. Interestingly, there was also no mention of cross-platform play between the Nintendo Switch and any of the other platforms it is available on.

IT&Software Xiaomi Unveils MIUI 10 in India
Author: 0 Xiaomi Unveils MIUI 10 in India

The 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variant will be for Rs 9,999 while the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage of the Redmi Y2 is for Rs 12,999. It is a device that tries to strike a fine balance between different features - and as such makes certain compromises that may not go down well with most users.

IT&Software Leaked Images Claim to Show Off Google's Pixel 3 XL
Author: 0 Leaked Images Claim to Show Off Google's Pixel 3 XL

On the back, the Pixel 3 XL will be one of the few single-camera devices for 2018 in the flagship category. Also on the phone's back is a mysterious circular logo that has been used on Google prototypes in the past. And finally, the most significant change compared to last year's hardware is that Google apparently moved the SIM card tray to the bottom of the handset.

IT&Software Apple's giving a new camera (and some tongue) to Messages and Memoji
Author: 0 Apple's giving a new camera (and some tongue) to Messages and Memoji

It isn't simply the system elements like the dock and window chrome that are going dark, Apple's native apps now plug into the dark theme as well as apps which are built with the latest MacOS APIs in mind. ■ Apple is also planning an update to ARKit , its platform for developers to build augmented-reality experiences on iPhones and iPads, which it announced a year ago.

IT&Software Apple takes potshot at Facebook with Safari privacy features
Author: 0 Apple takes potshot at Facebook with Safari privacy features

Apple is closing in on Facebook by hitting its weakest point: privacy. As pointed out by The Wall Street Journal for instance, new privacy tools in Safari will limit the personal data that apps like Facebook can collect. The iOS 12 operating system, which will be rolled out later this year, will also include group FaceTime chats for up to 32 people at a time and animated emojis that look like a user, also called "Memojis".

IT&Software New Blackberry Key 2 phone to be launched this Thursday June 7
Author: 0 New Blackberry Key 2 phone to be launched this Thursday June 7

It will come with a screen resolution of 1080×1620 pixel and a 3:2 aspect ratio. Meanwhile, around front there is an 8MP camera. From the images, we can see that the handset will feature a square-ish screen design as opposed to the elongated screens that are prevalent on smartphones in the market everywhere.

IT&Software IOS 12 for iPhone and iPad: Everything you need to know
Author: 0 IOS 12 for iPhone and iPad: Everything you need to know

If the universal app support rumours between Apple computer and mobile systems are true, developers will only need to write one app for both platforms instead of re-writing the code for another. Apple itself is staying tight-lipped for the time being. These "digital health" tools will break down the time spent using the phone and its individual apps.

IT&Software Apple reveals iOS 12 - The big upgrades
Author: 0 Apple reveals iOS 12 - The big upgrades

Apple is also including more robust "Stop Looking At Your Phone" features, such as an upgrade to " Do Not Disturb " mode that shuts off all notifications at bedtime. Siri has always been one of the most broken experiences on iOS. First, Apple is beefing up its Do Not Disturb features. The Photos app has a new search function, and the camera benefits from new Animoji and personalized Memoji characters, as well as filters.

IT&Software Microsoft to acquire GitHub for $7.5B to solidify developer ties
Author: 0 Microsoft to acquire GitHub for $7.5B to solidify developer ties

It is used by employees at many big companies, including Microsoft . Microsoft says that it expects to complete the acquisition by the end of the year. Profits from GitHub will be reported under Microsoft's Intelligent Cloud division in financial reports . However, one person close to the deal said that GitHub wanted to be bought by Microsoft instead of going public, partly because it was impressed by its CEO, Satya Nadella .

IT&Software Microsoft buys code-sharing site Github for $7.5bn
Author: 0 Microsoft buys code-sharing site Github for $7.5bn

This is not the first time Microsoft has bought into a community. The same increasingly ambitious CEO is today announcing his second biggest acquisition, and the third highest valued in the Redmond-based software giant's history, narrowly ahead of 2013's disastrous Nokia mobile phones unit integration, but behind 2011's $8.5 billion Skype merger.

IT&Software Apple WWDC 2018 keynote
Author: 0 Apple WWDC 2018 keynote

And there are indications that macOS 10.14 will called Mojave, after the Mojave desert in California . The WWDC 2018 will be opened by Apple CEO Tim Cook and it is going to be held at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center , the same venue where Apple has been holding the developer event for years now.

IT&Software Mi 8 with notch, in-screen fingerprint sensor unveiled
Author: 0 Mi 8 with notch, in-screen fingerprint sensor unveiled

The brand not only announced one smartphone, but three new phones all at once - the Mi 8 , Mi 8 Explorer Edition and the Mi 8 SE (Special Edition). All these devices run MIUI 10 , which is based on Android Oreo . The Mi 8 also has a fingerprint reader at the back, so you can access the home screen using the Mi 8 through two ways.

IT&Software Leak Reveals Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Takes Place in Ancient Greece
Author: 0 Leak Reveals Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Takes Place in Ancient Greece

We can also look forward to learning about the big fall update Bungie has planned for Destiny 2 and finding out what game Remedy has been working on since shipping Quantum Break in 2016. The game will take place in Ancient Greece. Instead, it's said that you'll get to choose whether you play as a male or female protagonist, both of whom are entirely new characters.

IT&Software Mega Man 11 Release Date Announced
Author: 0 Mega Man 11 Release Date Announced

Double Gear - When at critical health, Mega Man will gain access to a hidden ability to activate both gears simultaneously, unleashing maximum power and allowing for deft manoeuvres in the direst situations. But you'll have to use the new abilities wisely. Plus as Capcom had previously confirmed, it will be released in 2018 so an October release date doesn't seem entirely out of the question.

IT&Software PUBG sues Epic over Fortnite similarities
Author: 0 PUBG sues Epic over Fortnite similarities

The Korean Times reports that the PUBG Corp ., developers of " PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds ", targeted the Korean subsidiary of Cary-based Epic, and is seeking an injunction from the Seoul Central District Court. The reasons for that are complex. The game also sees up to 100 players land on an island, search for weapons and kill one another until one player is left standing.

IT&Software Elon Musk plans to build 150mph train system underneath Los Angeles
Author: 0 Elon Musk plans to build 150mph train system underneath Los Angeles

The billionaire revealed footage of his Boring Company's exploratory excavation, which will be open to the public and offering free rides within months. Once operational, pedestrians and cyclists will be given priority to ride in its pods, for less than the price of a bus ticket, Musk says. Musk "envisions dozens to hundreds of small stations, about the size of a single or double auto parking spot, to alleviate traffic at any one spot".

IT&Software Novartis's Top Lawyer is Out After Payments to Michael Cohen
Author: 0 Novartis's Top Lawyer is Out After Payments to Michael Cohen

The top lawyer at pharmaceutical giant Novartis is retiring after the company signed a $1.2 million contract with President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen . US lawmakers have demanded Novartis and AT&T, which also made payments to Cohen's firm, provide details and Ron Wyden, the top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee, has initiated an investigation.

IT&Software Metro Exodus delayed, Darksiders 3 and Biomutant still without release dates
Author: 0 Metro Exodus delayed, Darksiders 3 and Biomutant still without release dates

That's according to an earnings call by publishers THQ Nordic , who stated that the shooter is now anticipated to release in the early months of 2019. "Therefore we've moved the release date to Q1 2019 We know this will be disappointing news for fans, but at E3 we will be revealing lots of new gameplay from a never before seen environment".

IT&Software Rage 2 is Official
Author: 0 Rage 2 is Official

Many thought that if not for the retail listing of Rage 2 essentially outing the game's existence, Bethesda Softworks would have potentially opted to not reveal the project until E3. The gameplay will be officially revealed tomorrow, May 15. Its unclear which studio is serving as the developer on the sequel, but there is a chance that id Software is returning to take the reins.

IT&Software Encrypted Emails At Risk From Two New Attacks
Author: 0 Encrypted Emails At Risk From Two New Attacks

Google's Gmail isn't that much better, as it also uses PGP encryption , according to a Wired report from February 2018. Both methods require the attacker to get their hands on the emails they wish to decrypt beforehand, for example by eavesdropping on the victim's network.

IT&Software OnePlus 6 Price and Specification Leak by Amazon: Priced at £459 / 519Euros
Author: 0 OnePlus 6 Price and Specification Leak by Amazon: Priced at £459 / 519Euros

OnePlus uses Gorilla Glass 5 on both sides on the front and back with the frame being made of aluminium. The question now is whether OnePlus still has some surprises in store for the OnePlus 6 . Other details that leaked pertain to the camera setup: the OnePlus 6 will feature 16MP and 20MP rear cameras with OIS and portrait mode. The listing also shows that it will be water-resistant, but doesn't specify whether it will have an IP67 or IP68 certification.

IT&Software The NES Classic Returns to Store Shelves June 29
Author: 0 The NES Classic Returns to Store Shelves June 29

Unfortunately for users who were looking forward to the store on the Nintendo Switch, this is how Nintendo made a decision to proceed with its retro games. It seems like Nintendo hasn't been able to solve the issue for the NES Classic Edition's rerelease, however. Thanks to the retro console's overwhelming popularity, the company decided to make more so everyone who wants one can get one.

IT&Software Canada's public emergency alert system tests failed in Ontario and Quebec
Author: 0 Canada's public emergency alert system tests failed in Ontario and Quebec

Valladao said that in a code sequence that was entered manually by a Pelmorex employee, a space was included incorrectly, which prevented the system from sending the message in Quebec through wireless phones. The alert will also run on TV and radio. Canadians may be required to acknowledge receipt of the emergency alert in order to allow for their wireless device to resume normal functioning.

IT&Software Activision Blizzard Points to 'Enduring Nature of Franchises' For Record Quarter
Author: 0 Activision Blizzard Points to 'Enduring Nature of Franchises' For Record Quarter

About 4.12M shares traded. Activision Blizzard, Inc . (NASDAQ: ATVI ) has risen 34.46% since May 3, 2017 and is uptrending. The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 22.91%. Another trade for 1.70M shares valued at $120.10 million was sold by KELLY BRIAN G. (NASDAQ: ATVI ) was sold by Morhaime Michael . BTIG Research downgraded the stock to "Sell" rating in Friday, July 21 report.

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