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2019 iPhones details revealed in new reports hints complete refresh

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The phones will sport OLED displays , just like last year's iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max . However, it does note that the new models will be around 0.4mm thicker than the iPhone XS Max . Like top Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reported, Macotakara said the devices will be able to wirelessly charge other products, like the Apple Watch and AirPods, using reverse wireless charging . Read More »

Korea Wins the Race to Launch Commercial 5G Services by a Whisker

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The 5G phone service - for a handful of celebrities including Yuna Kim, the Olympic medalist in figure skating, Baekhyun from k-pop boy band EXO - was launched Wednesday at 11 p.m. The technology can offer data speeds that are 20 times faster than the current 4G long-term evolution or LTE networks and better support for artificial intelligence and virtual reality with low latency. Read More »

IOS Gmail Adds Customisable Swipe Actions Including Archive, Trash, Snooze

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This feature had been available for Android users from nine months. You can decide if you want to mark a message as read, movie it to a folder or delete it outright, among other options. The fully-featured right-click menu will allow you to do a lot of things same way as the current Gmail's top bar menu-and even more. "In addition to using swipe actions to quickly triage your email, you can also use the same actions to triage your notifications as well". Read More »

Get 12 months of Nintendo Switch online free with Amazon Prime

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Rather than paying the $3.99 (£3.49 / AU$5.95) monthly fee, Amazon is offering a way to get a whole year of the service for free . Don't worry, although you do have to sign up for a shorter subscription initially, you'll be eligible for another nine-months for zero cost at all, according to RedFlagDeals ! Apart from the $4.99-per-month Twitch Prime subscription, Twitch also has a free ad-based tier. Read More »

Samsung's Galaxy S10 5G Might Finally Have a Release Date

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Seeing the demand for the newly launched flagship smartphones , the sales forecast for the devices have been increased by 3 percent and Samsung is expected to sell around 40 million to 45 million units this year. As for the memory configuration, the S10 will be available with 6GB/8GB RAM and 128GB/512GB storage while the Galaxy S10 Plus comes with 6GB/8GB/12GB RAM and 128GB/512GB/1TB of native storage. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A40 arrives with 25 MP selfie cam

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Samsung has launched a new mid-range smartphone Galaxy A20 in Russian Federation. The Galaxy A10 was launched along with the Galaxy A30 and Galaxy A50 last month. There are two cameras on the back, but the exact implementation is yet to be known, considering the recent trend, the device is most likely to come with a standard RGB sensor and a super wide angle lens, similar to the Samsung Galaxy M20 . Read More »

New Zealand firms to pull ads from Facebook, Google

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The terror attack appears to have been created to go viral, with the alleged shooter releasing a manifesto that referenced numerous individuals like YouTuber Felix Kjellberg and Candace Owens, as well as white supremacist conspiracy theories. Read More »

Windows 10 now automatically uninstalls b0rked updates

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We removed some recently installed updates to recover your device from a startup failure. . Other problems with this update include authentication issues with Internet Explorer 11 (although you shouldn't be using that outdated browser anyway) and an error "1309" which appears when installing or uninstalling certain types of MSI and MSP files. Read More »

New PlayStation 4 Update Means You Can Play Remotely On Your Mobile

Well, no more! Today, the PlayStation 4 gets its 6.50 firmware update, which finally opens the gates for iOS users. Unfortunately, Apple's mobile devices don't natively support the DualShock 4, so you're going to need to pick up a third-party MFi controller - like the SteelSeries Nimbus - to play games the way they were meant to be played. Read More »

Moto G7 Power Hands-on Review: Huge 5,000 mAh Battery for $249

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Motorola announced its flagship smartphone Moto G7 and after that Google also verified and confirmed that the Moto G7 is going to join Fi soon. The G7 also has 4GB RAM and more internal storage (64GB) than its siblings, along with a dual-camera setup on the back that offers a 12-megapixel main lens along with a 5-megapixel depth sensor for a better portrait mode experience (the other G7 phones will have a software-based portrait mode instead). Read More »

Mobile, Sprint Merger Looks To Hold Prices For Customers

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The road to merging two large carriers isn't an easy one. "Generally when it comes to mergers , the first side to offer concessions is likely to be the side that is losing", said Blair Levin, a former FCC chief of staff and an industry analyst for New Street Research. Read More »

Microsoft in bid to make Xbox Live worldwide cross-platform gaming backend

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The biggest change here is that Microsoft is seemingly willing to offer Xbox Live cross-platform services to third-party developers. Windows Central did grab the information that listed that "Xbox Live is one of the largest, most engaged gaming communities on the planet with decades of experience providing managed game services to developers that save you time and unlock all of the social and engagement features that players love". Read More »

Facebook pays teenagers £15 to access all their messages, apps and searches

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While Facebook said late last night that it would shut down the iOS app , Apple is apparently not satisfied and revoked Facebook's developer licenses on Wednesday. By agreeing to have data collected on the apps on their devices as well as their web history, users were given digital gift cards worth $20. Although the primary goal of a VPN is to protect one's internet activity, TechCrunch discovered that Facebook's app was able to decrypt and analyze users' phone activity. Read More »

France fines Google $57 million for breaking Europe's strict new privacy rules

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CNIL's investigation was triggered by privacy activist Max Schrems , who has filed multiple lawsuits against major tech firms, and French privacy group La Quadrature du Net . Google's description of why it's processing their data is "described in a too generic and vague manner", it added. As concluded by CNIL's press release (original French version here) regarding Google's €50 million financial penalty, the fine was justified by the gravity of the company's infringements of ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus vs S9 Plus - Benchmark and specs

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That's a minus for users who would not be able to protect their S10 devices from scratches, although Samsung said that the S10's display is already protected. The certification also means the launch is just around the corner. Now out of these nine, it is being reported that at least 3 will have the in-display fingerprint feature. Read More »

Here’s what CenturyLink said overnight about the outage

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Statewide phone network outages are also causing problems at Clark County's 911 service, Clark Regional Emergency Services Agency warned Thursday night, and the agency said callers with emergencies should instead dial 360-693-3111. In Boston, Massachusetts State Police tweeted that the issue was resolved about 8 a.m. Friday. "We apologize for the disruption". "The CenturyLink service outage is therefore completely unacceptable, and its breadth and duration are particularly troubling". Read More »

Instagram blames ‘bug’ for design change that prompted backlash

As of now, Instagram has not made any statements on today's developments. "Introducing a new way to move through posts ", a pop-up message introducing the new feature reads. "Tap through posts, just like you tap through stories". Instagram has not responded to HuffPost's request for further comment on the update mishap. Read More »

Huawei Nova 4 Launched With In-Display Selfie Camera, 48MP Rear Camera

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There's also a rear-mounted fingerprint reader, revealing that the device will not sport that in-screen scanner. The front camera peeking through that little hole is 25MP. The Nova 4 comes with Android 9 out of the box under EMUI 9.0.1. Furthermore, there is another scaled down variant of the Nova 4 which comes with a 20-megapixel, 16-megapixel, and 2-megapixel rear snappers as the differentiating factors. Read More »

O2 mobile network down due to software issue

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The problems seem to have started at around 8:00 AM this morning and are ongoing at the time this article was posted. The outage tool - which allows customers to check if their area is affected - was also down. Thousands of O2 customers in Northern Ireland have been left without data on Thursday morning due to a technical issue. Millions of people have been having problems with their mobile phones this morning, after the O2 network went down. Read More »

It's upsettingly easy to bend the new iPad Pro

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The most interesting, and hurtful, part though is the actual bend test. The next reason has to do with the versatility of the iPad Pro . Both tablets are smaller than the models they replace as well and are even thinner than before. In the middle of the tablet, on one side we have a cutout used for wireless charging while on the other side we have a hole for the microphone. While he criticizes the iPad Pro design in this clip, Nelson a few weeks ago put the iPhone XS through a series of ... Read More »

Xiaomi's Redmi 6, Mi TV 4 Pro series become more pricey

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As you can see above, the design of the phone features a clear glass element that shows you the internals of the device. The Mi Pro features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. It is also bringing its entry-level Redmi 6A device, priced from 99 pounds ($130), Wang said, and some of the other products in the "Mi" range, including its Xiaomi Band 3 fitness band and an electric scooter. Read More »

Apple Cancels Plans to Boost iPhone XR Production

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That sent the smartphone manufacturer's suppliers down across Asia, while Apple's stock looks set for further declines - falling 0.5% in premarket trading on Tuesday morning. Yet Nikkei is also reporting that while Apple may be choosing not to initiate extra reserved production lines for the iPhone XR, the company is boosting its production of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus this quarter by an extra 5 million units. Read More »

TSA's Sunday Streaming Hour Presents Red Dead Redemption 2

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The reason? Yesterday Rockstar Games (the makers of the wildly successful Grand Theft Auto series) released Red Dead Redemption 2 , a Wild West adventure game set in a mind-bogglingly enormous, photo-realistic, cinematic world that would take the player hours to navigate. Read More »