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DRM for Chargers and Cables Could Arrive with USB Type-C Authentication

DRM for Chargers and Cables Could Arrive with USB Type-C Authentication

New USB technology isn't just about raw speed, but also security, and news has emerged of an incoming authentication system that will help protect host systems from the likes of dodgy USB Type-C dev...

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Google Chrome to Support Windows 10's Dark Mode Setting

Google Chrome to Support Windows 10's Dark Mode Setting

Google engineer Peter Kasting confirmed as much in a Reddit post, writing that the team is working on a dark mode feature for desktop. While there is now no timeline on the release of dark mode fo...

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Google's Fuchsia OS will reportedly run Android apps

Google's Fuchsia OS will reportedly run Android apps

Because of that modular structure, it can be slipstreamed to run on everything from a Raspberry Pi to a mainframe and all points in between, making it sound on paper, exactly what Microsoft and Canoni...

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Windows 10 creeps past Windows 7 usage, latest update barely used

Windows 10 creeps past Windows 7 usage, latest update barely used

It is interesting to note that Windows XP is still listed in the rankings, with 4.54% market share. The OS now runs on more than 700 million devices, including PCs, tablets, phones and Xbox One consol...

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AT&T Reportedly Developing Wireless Charger That Powers iPhone and Apple Watch Simultaneously

AT&T Reportedly Developing Wireless Charger That Powers iPhone and Apple Watch Simultaneously

The wireless charger provides power at 5W. Jobs' Mob promised to charge iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods on a single compact mat with flexibility on where devices can be placed by 2018. Apple's p...

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Three-week-old iPhone XS Max Exploded In Man’s Pocket

Three-week-old iPhone XS Max Exploded In Man’s Pocket

When he felt a strong heat burning his skin, he saw green and yellow coloured smoke coming from his back pocket. According to a new report , a resident of Ohio, United States, Josh Hillard had hi...

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Google celebrates New Year's Eve with a doodle

Google celebrates New Year's Eve with a doodle

The doodle shows two purple elephants tossing tye balloons and devouring popcorn, the baby elephants perched on top of the Google homepage are seen playfully arranging for party decor. This year the c...

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Leaked Nokia 9 PureView video reveals the phone’s main specs and features

Leaked Nokia 9 PureView video reveals the phone’s main specs and features

Keep in mind that this promo video may just be a rumor and the final release may differ from what we're seeing here. Further, the handset was shown to have a large selfie camera and a notch-less disp...

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Netflix Stops Offering iTunes Billing for New or Rejoining Subscribers

Netflix Stops Offering iTunes Billing for New or Rejoining Subscribers

The spokesperson clarified that anyone who has previously signed up for a Netflix subscription and allowed it to lapse, even if they did so through the iOS app, will be barred from using iTunes...

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Android Messages being updated with 'spam protection' feature

Android Messages being updated with 'spam protection' feature

Based on a support page that has since been deleted, the feature does send some information back to Google (like the numbers behind incoming messages ), but strips out data that could identify yo...

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Samsung Galaxy A50 to come with Massive Battery and 24 MP Camera

Samsung Galaxy A50 to come with Massive Battery and 24 MP Camera

The smartphone is expected to have OLED display and wireless charging. Apart from that, the phone is reported to come loaded with new Infinity display with a punch hole design and it will be availab...

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Essential Phone now out of stock...permanently

Essential Phone now out of stock...permanently

After Droid Life noticed the gradual disappearance of the smartphone from major online retailers, the folks at 9to5Google chose to contact Essential to find out exactly what was going on. Andr...

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End iPhones to be assembled in India, says report

End iPhones to be assembled in India, says report

As per Counterpoint, Apple has emphasised on retailing lower-end phones in the Indian market as the fact that more than half of its sale volume is driven by models older than iPhone 8 . It is als...

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Google reportedly launching the Pixel three Lite on Verizon this spring

Google reportedly launching the Pixel three Lite on Verizon this spring

This suggests that these handsets may get announced in April or May in the coming year. The phones are hinted as Google Pixel 3 and Google Pixel 3XL Lite. It is not known at this time if the...

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Fortnite Maker Epic Games Made $3 Billion Profit in 2018

As a cross-platform title that supports PlayStation, Xbox, Switch, PC, Mac, Android, and iOS, it is hard to accurately aggregate revenue . This pushed the title's reported iOS earnings to $385 millio...

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LG's New Soundbars Have Google Assistant Built

LG's New Soundbars Have Google Assistant Built

Meridian makes well-reviewed, high-end audiophile equipment, so the company helps in tuning the soundbar enclosures, as well as adding processing features such as Bass & Space, for increased bass resp...

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Snapchat Has Now Added AR Lenses For Your Dog

Snapchat Has Now Added AR Lenses For Your Dog

So, it is pretty cool and full of excitement for everyone to get some more stuff for their dogs in the upcoming few weeks. Snapchat said that there are more filters on the way and they are now in de...

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Instagram Accidentally Pushed An Update To Make Your Feed Horizontal

Instagram Accidentally Pushed An Update To Make Your Feed Horizontal

The Independent pointed out that although the app usually staggers the release of major changes, "the update appears to have rolled out for a huge number of Instagram users at once". He said the ...

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Nokia 9 PureView To Be Launched in January 2019

Nokia 9 PureView To Be Launched in January 2019

The Nokia 5.1 Plus users who haven't updated it can update it within a week. The Android 9.0 Pie update sports a version number v2.09B and brings Android's December 2018 security patch. During...

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Your next iPhone may be manufactured in India

Apple launched the pricey iPhone X last year, but has cut production of that phone since it began selling the newer versions, iPhone XS and XR, globally this year, industry analysts have said. Hon H...

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FCC launches investigation into CenturyLink following 911 outages

FCC launches investigation into CenturyLink following 911 outages

The communications company confirmed in a Facebook post around 11 a.m. Thursday that their network is "experiencing a disruption affecting customer services", and some customers are not able to file...

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Instagram backpedals on horizontal scrolling amid user outrage

Initially, it seemed like the update was meant to prioritise stories, but when you swipe through your feed the interface hides the Stories bar automatically while expanding posts . Soon after the cha...

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Alleged Motorola P40 renders and 360-degree video leak

Alleged Motorola P40 renders and 360-degree video leak

The Motorola P40 may have just been revealed by a new set of renders. Motorola has been in the news for a long time now and it's all because of the leaks and rumours about the upcoming Moto G7 ser...

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Samsung to take eight C-Lab start-ups to CES

Samsung to take eight C-Lab start-ups to CES

Samsung's vice president and head of Creativity and Innovation Center Inkuk Hahn said the release will be the largest number of projects in a single drop at the show since 2016. When a user provides...

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Foxconn to begin assembling top-end Apple iPhones in India in 2019

Foxconn to begin assembling top-end Apple iPhones in India in 2019

Apples' manufacturing partner Foxconn is all set to start manufacturing high-end iPhones in India, as per the latest reports . "Based on the initial sales, iPhone XR took the same share of iPhone...

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Instagram accidentally rolls out horizontal scrolling timeline update in botched test

With the update, which has since been taken down, new posts took up the entire screen, as did advertisements, and the only way to maneuver through them was, again, tapping left or right, as opposed to...

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PlayStation Plus January 2019 Free Games Revealed

PlayStation Plus January 2019 Free Games Revealed

All these six PlayStation Plus free games would become available on January 1st, 2019, and will be available for all PlayStation Plus members with active subscriptions. Set in an open world envi...

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Honor View20 with punch hole display, 48MP camera launched: Price, specs

The Honor V20 was first announced earlier this month on the same day as the Galaxy A8s as Honor and Samsung fought to claim the spot of the world's first phone with a display hole. This mode...

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Bethesda Is Gifting 'Fallout 76' Players Free 'Fallout' Games

Bethesda Is Gifting 'Fallout 76' Players Free 'Fallout' Games

These games will be available for players to download in January. Fallout 76 was released to a chorus of poor reviews and player feedback. Brotherhood of Steel, and Fallout 2 and is only bei...

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The iOS update was deprived of when millions of iPhone user

The iOS update was deprived of when millions of iPhone user

Apple shares have lost more than a quarter of their value in just two months, and Apple's market cap fell to $715 million as of Friday's close. Apple's current iPhone , iPad Pro, and Mac computer lin...

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