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Samsung and Apple handed huge fines for slowing down smartphones

Samsung and Apple handed huge fines for slowing down smartphones

Italy's competition authority noted that there was a "significant information asymmetry of consumers vis-a-vis the producers - to install software updates that are not adequately supported by their de...

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'Battlefield V's' Battle Royale Mode Won't Launch Until Next Year

'Battlefield V's' Battle Royale Mode Won't Launch Until Next Year

A second "Lightning Strikes" phase (January to March) will bring a co-op Combined Arms operation, the return of Rush competitive play and a Squad Conquest mode. It's a bit vexing that some of this stu...

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Fallout 76 dev warns of 'spectacular' bugs

Fallout 76 dev warns of 'spectacular' bugs

Fallout 76 developer Bethesda has posted a lengthy message to fans on Twitter, warning that folk should expect some teething issues with the online RPG ahead of the beta launch later today . The beg...

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Audi R8 revealed with tweaked design and more power

Audi R8 revealed with tweaked design and more power

Thanks to the enhanced Electronic Stabilization Control (ESC), the top-of-the-line model brakes from 100km/h to a standstill up to 1.5m earlier; the stopping distance from 200km/h is up to five meters...

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Facebook redesigns 'confusing' Messenger app

Facebook redesigns 'confusing' Messenger app

Facebook Messenger is gaining more traction with brands as more companies are using the messaging platform to reach consumers, either directly or via bots or ads. Facebook says they've responded with...

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IPhone XS Max destroys Pixel 3 XL in speed test

IPhone XS Max destroys Pixel 3 XL in speed test

Earlier, the user had to swipe out a side menu and pick the mode they want individually, but with the latest update they can swipe to the left or the right from the screen and select them accordingl...

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How to Clear Your Google Search History the Easy Way

How to Clear Your Google Search History the Easy Way

Without ever leaving Search, you can now review and delete your recent Search activity, get quick access to the most relevant privacy controls in your Google Account, and learn more about how Search...

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Huawei Mate 20 Pro gets its SA launch date and price

Huawei Mate 20 Pro gets its SA launch date and price

According to Digital Trends , in a group media interview at the Mate 20 launch , Huawei CEO Richard Yu outright stated "We are working on foldable phones ". Best Buy soon dropped its contract wi...

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Red Dead Redemption 2 App Turns Phones into a Mini-HUD

Rockstar specifically mentions going HUD-less in the announcement, which will also link up with the Rockstar Social Club and provide a full digital game manual. Having the app also means you can rem...

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Google's News app for Android is chewing up gigabytes of user data

Google's News app for Android is chewing up gigabytes of user data

Files Go is a mix between a file manager app and a file sharing app, allowing you to control all that's on your phone, but also send files easily to others who have the app installed. The study fou...

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Meet the First Major Blockchain-Powered Smartphone on the Market

Meet the First Major Blockchain-Powered Smartphone on the Market

The blockchain part consists of a secure enclave on the phone that's protected from Android , which will hold the keys to your crypto, non-fungible tokens, and "all your digital data" at some poi...

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IPad 2018: Bezeless, FaceID to release on 30 October

IPad 2018: Bezeless, FaceID to release on 30 October

It is rumored that Apple will announce new iPads and Macs during the event . We'll have to see if Apple alters the security measure to reflect this. After updating the MacBook Pro , the best-sel...

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Qualcomm launches Snapdragon 675, a mid-range chip designed for mobile gaming

Qualcomm launches Snapdragon 675, a mid-range chip designed for mobile gaming

The all-new Snapdragon 675 chipset brings series of upgrades to this year's Snapdragon 670 and Xiaomi's new smartphone will be among the first ones to leverage those new capabilities. On the AI ...

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Devil May Cry 5 Ultra Limited Edition Will Cost Between $5,300-$8,000

Devil May Cry 5 Ultra Limited Edition Will Cost Between $5,300-$8,000

However, if you want to don the coat worn by series favourite Dante, you'll have to fork over around £6,100. The most expensive Ultra Limited Edition, according to Kotaku , costs 972,000 yen. All J...

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Fortnite Gets Ready for Halloween With Event, Skins, Weapons

Fortnite Gets Ready for Halloween With Event, Skins, Weapons

Epic noted that Fortnite: Save the World had seen "unprecedented growth" since its launch, and a number of improvements are planned. An event notification on PlayStation 4 says Fortnitemares w...

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Red Dead Redemption 2 leaked footage shows Arthur Morgan on the run

Red Dead Redemption 2 leaked footage shows Arthur Morgan on the run

WCCFTech got in touch with MediaMarkt who told them that the PC listing was just a placeholder, though they are counting on it being announced for the PC in the future. The Nintendo Switch being port...

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What to expect from Apple’s October 2018 event

What to expect from Apple’s October 2018 event

Apple hosts an October event every other year, to promote products missed in the larger iPhone event in September. Several question marks remain ahead of the product launch with potential surprise...

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Black Market Revealed

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Black Market Revealed

That week-long exclusivity plays a more crucial role in Black Ops 4's upcoming Halloween event. Here's what Treyarch says about the new content, which includes a "Contraband Stream". The first eve...

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The new BMW X7 wears the largest kidney grille in history

The new BMW X7 wears the largest kidney grille in history

By selecting a dealership and putting down a deposit, interested buyers can customize their personal X7 and stake their claim to one of the very first examples of BMW's biggest ever luxury SUV. Be...

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PS4 exclusive Days Gone delayed to April 2019

PS4 exclusive Days Gone delayed to April 2019

Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced a new release date for some of their upcoming first-party projects includes Days Gone . Days Gone incorporates a multitude of threats, but the play...

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Apple debuts 6.1-inch LCD iPhone XR, coming in October

Apple debuts 6.1-inch LCD iPhone XR, coming in October

Try searching for the iPhone X on Apple's website , and you're redirected to a landing page showing off the 2018 range of the iPhone XS Max , the iPhone XS , and the iPhone XR . Pre-orders for t...

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Spotify Premium Gets Revamped With Improved Personalization

Spotify Premium Gets Revamped With Improved Personalization

Spotify made a few changes to its Premium service in its latest app update, and the coolest new feature is an endless personalized playlist matching your tastes. "At the top of the screen, listener...

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Bayern Munich: 'We will not accept this coverage' says Karl-Heinz Rummenigge

Bayern Munich: 'We will not accept this coverage' says Karl-Heinz Rummenigge

Speaking at a news conference scheduled at short notice, the club bosses said reporters should now expect "mail from our media lawyer" for any false or inaccurate reports. After piling on to the anti-...

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Alexa Has a New Whisper Mode, Here’s How to Use It

Alexa Has a New Whisper Mode, Here’s How to Use It

And Amazon is tackling that problem with a new Whisper Mode for Alexa and Alexa-powered devices. It's certainly better than her shouting responses at full normal volume when you're trying to keep ...

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Apple's iPhone XR Pre-Orders Go Live in Canada

Apple's iPhone XR Pre-Orders Go Live in Canada

If you're after a certain version of the iPhone XR, perhaps with an exact colour and memory combination, then you might want to get yours reserved before the pre-order rush starts. Customers who cho...

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Apple now lets U.S. customers download Apple ID account data

Apple now lets U.S. customers download Apple ID account data

Before this, the site was limited to the customers in the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland. USA users got that ability on Wednesday, along with customers in Canada, Au...

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Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! details Master Trainers

Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! details Master Trainers

The title of Pokemon Master is one of the most prestigious in the Pokemon world.even though the title and how one obtains it has never been fully explained. Some Master Trainers will have a simple req...

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Porsche Cayenne, e-Hybrid launched; prices start at Rs 1.19 crore

Porsche Cayenne, e-Hybrid launched; prices start at Rs 1.19 crore

For reference, the most expensive Panamera variant now on sale is the Turbo S E-Hybrid Executive that goes for 199,183 euros in Germany or $194,800 in the United States. The Cayenne also gets five pre...

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Xiaomi Mi MIX 3

Xiaomi Mi MIX 3

So for those of us interested in the new smartphone from Xiaomi , it seems like we'll be waiting until October 25th for its official launch event. The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S is the latest refinement of...

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Google Maps real-time ETA sharing feature arrives on iOS

Google Maps real-time ETA sharing feature arrives on iOS

The improved trip sharing feature is similarly available for bicycling and walking. With this feature turned on, you can share your trip progress to folks you want to share with. After sharing, your...

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