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Asus Zenfone 5Z price in India could spell trouble for OnePlus 6

Asus Zenfone 5Z price in India could spell trouble for OnePlus 6

The Asus Zenfone 5Z enters India's affordable flagship segment and will be up against the likes of OnePlus 6 and Honor 10 . "We are glad to bring you ZenFone 5Z , the most intelligent ZenFone ...

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Facebook is Shutting Down Hello, tbh, and Moves Apps

Facebook is Shutting Down Hello, tbh, and Moves Apps

Also like any other huge corporation, Facebook sometimes abandons those companies shortly thereafter without doing much with what they had to offer. The last item on the to-be-axed list is tbh . Th...

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Third-party developers able to scan Gmail accounts

Third-party developers able to scan Gmail accounts

Hundreds of app developers electronically "scan" inboxes of the people who signed up for some of these programs, and in some cases employees do the reading, the paper reported . Hundreds of outside...

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Facebook bug unblocks unwanted connections for a bit

Facebook bug unblocks unwanted connections for a bit

According to an announcement on Facebook's news blog, the company is notifying 800,000 Facebook and Messenger users that people they blocked may have been unblocked between May 29 and June 5. Blocking...

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How to manually turn on dark mode in Android P

How to manually turn on dark mode in Android P

While last year's Made by Google device launched with Android 8 .0, it featured a number of exclusive features like bright/dark system theme , new Power menu, and translucent Pixel Launcher on...

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Samsung Galaxy On6 smartphone with 13MP rear camera launched at Rs 14,490

Samsung Galaxy On6 smartphone with 13MP rear camera launched at Rs 14,490

The Samsung Galaxy On6 features a 5.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED 18.5:9 Infinity 2.5D curved glass display (1480 x 720 pixels) display. The SoC is coupled with 4 GB of RAM . The phone also houses a pr...

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Is your Samsung phone texting private pics without permission?

Samsung's Messages app bundled with the South Korean giant's latest smartphones and tablets may silently send people's private photos to random contacts, it is claimed. One user said that his Galax...

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California Privacy Ballot Initiative Blog Privacy & Security Law Blog

California Privacy Ballot Initiative Blog Privacy & Security Law Blog

The act provides broad consumer protections including the right to know all data collected by a business, the right to say no to the sale of information, the right to delete data and the right to k...

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OnePus 6 Red Is Official With 128GB Storage, 8GB RAM

OnePus 6 Red Is Official With 128GB Storage, 8GB RAM

It will cost $579 or €569 from next Tuesday, while in India it will be available from July 16 for 39,999 rupees. As of now, the OnePlus comes in Midnight Black , Mirror Black , Karbon Black, Si...

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WhatsApp rolls out one-way broadcast feature for groups

WhatsApp rolls out one-way broadcast feature for groups

If you have not received the latest WhatsApp update, go to your app store, and manually update the application. However, users can contact administrators if they wish to send an important message to t...

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Google has revealed smart phones Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

Google has revealed smart phones Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

In MySmartPrice's report, the Pixel 3 XL is listed at 6.2 x 3 x 0.31 inches. Many in the Android enthusiast community are looking forward to the release of Google's upcoming Pixel 3 and Pix...

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Epic will not reinstate Fortnite's Playground mode until next week

Epic will not reinstate Fortnite's Playground mode until next week

The new mode of play was removed Wednesday to the chagrin of many players. Along with the sandbox-style Playground mode (which now remains offline while Epic irons out issues that cropped up sho...

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Google’s Home and Chromecast go down worldwide

Google’s Home and Chromecast go down worldwide

The other thing Google is asking of its customers is to check the firmware version of their device, by opening the Home app, tapping devices in the top right corner, tapping on the Chromecast card...

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The WPA3 Security Protocol for Wi-Fi Is Ready for Certification

The WPA3 Security Protocol for Wi-Fi Is Ready for Certification

Wi-Fi Alliance suggests that WPA3 will be required for all Wi-Fi Certified devices as market adoption of the new standard increases. So, we can expect a shift towards WPA3 to slowly begin, although ...

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Apple and Samsung settle seven-year patent battle

Apple and Samsung settle seven-year patent battle

Neither Apple nor Samsung has commented on this new development. Documents filed with the Northern District Court of California this morning indicate that both parties have agreed to drop and settle...

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Telltale Games Set To Replace Its In-House Engine With Unity

Telltale Games Set To Replace Its In-House Engine With Unity

The choice not to move on to a new iteration of the proprietary engine, or something more mainstream squarely falls on former founder and CEO Kevin Bruner, who stepped down from his position in 2017 a...

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Facebook is ending Project Aquila, its internet-by-drone service

Since the start of the programme, Facebook has been working on technology and policy to help the four billion people now not connected to the internet gain access. Going forward, we'll continue to wor...

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The high-end GT segment gets a new contender - Aston Martin DBS Superleggera

The high-end GT segment gets a new contender - Aston Martin DBS Superleggera

Aston's chief engineer Max Szwaj says the DBS is "faster, lighter, more potent, and more sophisticated". In terms of efficiency, the V12 returns a combined 22.9 mpg or 12.28 litres per 100 km. Braking...

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Apple iOS 12 Public Beta Version Is Accessible to Download

Apple iOS 12 Public Beta Version Is Accessible to Download

Before you install the iOS 12 public beta , you should be aware that it's pre-release software. But, what about iOS 12 beta 3 for developers and public beta 1 for testers ? iOS 12 makes older ph...

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Apple Working on High-End Airpods, Over-the-Ear Headphones

Apple Working on High-End Airpods, Over-the-Ear Headphones

Bloomberg also reiterates that Apple is working on a next-generation version of its HomePod speaker that should launch in 2019, though the report doesn't offer any details as far as what we can exp...

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Supreme Court rules USA states can tax goods sold online

Supreme Court rules USA states can tax goods sold online

The 1992 decision eventually gave a huge boost to out-of-state online retailers in that they received a consistent state tax subsidy with every sale that their in-state and local competitors - brick...

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This app is the tech giant's answer to Apple and Google News

This app is the tech giant's answer to Apple and Google News

It made a few tweaks recently and said it will continue to make more in the near future so players have more options to counter opponents in combat, especially in the late game. Just about every week,...

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Instagram hits 1bn users, takes on YouTube with IGTV

Instagram hits 1bn users, takes on YouTube with IGTV

As a result, you'll be able to watch content from people you already follow but also discover others. Instagram said IGTV will be available as a standalone app as well as its flagship app. Fam...

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European Union takes first step towards passing controversial copyright law

European Union takes first step towards passing controversial copyright law

They will now go before a full European Parliament before final negotiations. "Hundreds of academics, civil rights groups and the online sector have all opposed these measures", said Computer & Co...

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Apple's AirPower wireless charger could arrive in September

Apple's AirPower wireless charger could arrive in September

Apple's AirPower wireless charging pad could arrive a full year after the first compatible iPhones were released. Unlike other chargers, AirPower was created to charge three devices including an...

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US Online Shopping Is About To Get More Expensive

US Online Shopping Is About To Get More Expensive

The decision in South Dakota vs. Wayfair is a victory for states who argued they were losing out on billions of dollars each year. The Supreme Court threw out previous precedent on Thursday to a...

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No Plans to Support VR on Xbox Consoles

There are plenty of companies investing in it in the hardware side and the content side, or some combination therein. "As it relates to Xbox, no". This was probably a foreseeable outcome, as Xbox ha...

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Steam's Intergalactic Summer Sale is here to invade your wallet

As is tradition with Steam sales , this limited-time event offers enormous discounts on PC games big and small, from recent AAA hits to popular indies and retro games. The Steam summer sale will st...

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911, What\'s Your Emergency? For Dispatchers, it\'s Locating Callers

911, What\'s Your Emergency? For Dispatchers, it\'s Locating Callers

Apple has announced that the newest version of its operating system for the iPhone and iPad will contain enhanced emergency features to make it easier for users to get help in a crisis. The technology...

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Telstra confirms mobile outages in major cities around Australia

Telstra confirms mobile outages in major cities around Australia

Thousands of customers on mobile reseller services using Telstra's network were affected by outages from Monday night, with a Telstra spokesperson saying most problems had been resolved by Tuesday aft...

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