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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 »

The Pixel Stand Saga Proves Google Is Becoming More Like Apple

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Moreover, the camera application from the Pixel 3, that introduced subtle user interface changes, is also now available on the Pixel 2 . We have to admit the Pixel 3 XL is a camera smartphone at heart, despite not having a dual lens set-up like the new Apple iPhone models and Samsung Galaxy Note 9 . Read More »

Google Shuts Down Google+ After Privacy Breach

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Google says that like other tech companies, it has encouraged third-party developers to "build on top of our various services". The affected data was limited to static, optional Google + Profile fields including name, email address, occupation, gender and age. Read More »

Google's Failed Social Network, Google+, Will Be No More

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An internal committee decided not to disclose the potential breach of Google + because there wasn't evidence of any misuse of the exposed data, which included names, email addresses, ages and occupations, Smith said . The Wall Street Journal reported that Google executives opted against notifying users earlier because of concerns it would catch the attention of regulators and draw comparisons to a data privacy scandal at Facebook . Read More »

Smart TV kit featuring Google Home Mini and third-gen Chromecast leaks

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So for this, you can catch Google's event live stream on Google's YouTube Channel . Majority of these leaks came from a Russian guy who allegedly sold a bunch unreleased version of the device . Like the Pixelbook from past year, the Pixel Slate seems to be equipped with 3:2 aspect ratio display. The Pixel Slate might feature a fingerprint sensor as well. Read More »

National Test of EAS and Wireless Emergency Alert Held Today

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It is expected that at least 95 percent of Americans will receive the following text: "THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System ". Did your phone alert you of a unusual message this afternoon? A subsequent investigation by the Federal Communications Commission found that the staffer responsible for the message had thought an attack was truly underway, having misinterpreted a drill. Read More »

Google Pixel 3 XL Even Less Exciting Now

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The Pixel 3 XL is said to have been in a Lyft-licensed cab in the United States, however there is no official confirmation on the same. There is also Google's "G" logo on the back of both the smartphones. According to the listing , the Google Pixel 3 will have a 5.4-inch OLED display with 2.5D curved tempered glass with no-notch design (the Google Pixel 3 XL is speculated to offer a notch display). Read More »

Brie Larson unleashes her power as ‘Captain Marvel’ in new trailer

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But her existential crisis is just one battle Danvers will have to deal with, as Talos, a Skrull commander, arrives on Earth under the disguise of a S.H.I.E.L.D. In this shot we see the title character revealing that the character will don the mask that she wears in the comics. We already knew that Captain Marvel ( played by Brie Larson ) would be a major part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe's film canon , but it took until this morning for me to truly feel excited. Read More »

Price, how to get free trial, NES games

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You can find the full list on Nintendo's NES web page . It starts with a Nintendo Switch that has blue and red Joy-Cons. The controllers work specifically with the NES games that are offered through the online service, so sadly you can't use them with games like the Hamster vs. Read More »

Nintendo Switch Online finally has a concrete launch date

In addition to facilitating online play, Nintendo Switch Online will include access to 20 NES games with online multiplayer components including The Legend of Zelda , Dr. and beyond on September 18, 2018. As announced before, the Switch Online service will cost $29.95 for 12 months, $11.95 for three months and $5.95 for a month-on-month subscription. Read More »

Google Pixel Watch delayed as Google focuses on Wear OS

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We have seen plenty of leaked photos of the Pixel 3 XL , which is the one that will have a notch (presumably), but now there is a new batch of photos that show the regular Pixel in real-life form. In addition to some shots of the phone itself, there are screenshots of the specs. The smartphone is said to come with a 5.5-inch (1080x2160 pixels) display with rounded corners and an 18:9 aspect ratio. Read More »

IPhone X-like Motorola P30 gets official in China, and it's cheap

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But, the rumors were true and Motorola has just presented its Huawei P20/iPhone X clone, which will be released only in China, at least for now. "One starts to wonder whether Jony Ive's design group at Apple has become the de facto owner for the reference design for all high-end smartphones". Read More »

Alleged DJI Mavic 2 Photos & Details Leaked

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This is new for DJI , and also features on the latest drone from Parrot, the ANAFI . First, a "zoom" model (a configuration DJI is calling the Mavic 2 Zoom) that can shoot as wide as 28mm and as tight as 48mm. Thanks to a mistakenly published advertisement in a United Kingdom retailer's catalogue, DJI had to confirm a few specs and features ahead of the drones' official reveal. Read More »

Galaxy J2 Core is Samsung’s first Android Go smartphone

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First reported by SamMobile , the front and the back of the Galaxy Note 9 can be seen, alongside the revamped S Pen. 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. Read More »

The Folding Samsung Galaxy X May Come Before the S10, Not After

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SEOUL-Samsung Electronics Co. forecasts second-quarter operating profit will grow 5%, though the result missed analyst estimates and would halt what had been four straight quarters of record earnings. Recent reports claimed that parts for the foldable handset are already in the making, with Samsung aiming for an early 2019 launch. The device will enter mass production later this year ahead of its unveiling in the first month of 2019. Read More »

Airplane Love Story Unfolds After A Woman Switched Seats With A Passenger

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Half of the plane couple has been identified at Euan Holden , a fitness instructor and brother of former US men's national team midfielder Stuart Holden. Coincidence, as we call it, the duo did click really well and according to Rosie something was cooking between them and with her detailed love story thread , Netizens couldn't agree more. Read More »

Google's Gmail not safe anymore, here's why

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Gmail users can easily adjust the settings themselves from the settings panel; although it is unlikely that many people are aware of this. Before you freak out, you should know that you've probably given your consent to those apps scanning your inbox, and, thus, having computers automatically go through your emails. Read More »

The 15 biggest ways your iPhone will change in iOS 12

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This is the tool many of us have been waiting for, especially if you have kids who are addicted to their phones . Once the final version of the software is released, the iOS device will automatically install the software. It took around 13 minutes for iOS 12 beta to install on my iPhone 7. If you have trouble hearing another person in a crowded restaurant or bar or can't hear the professor when you sit in the rear of a lecture hall this new feature could come in handy, assuming you ... Read More »