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Apple iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, and iPhone Xr Announced Apple iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, and iPhone Xr Announced
- September 15, 2018

City-based supply chain solutions provider Redington said on Thursday would offer the newly-launched Apple iPhone models iPhone XS , iPhone XS Max at its retail outlets across the country. After all, it was Apple's decision to make the change, so it makes sense that the company would provide the necessary equipment so that customers could continue to use their old headphones. (more...)
LG finally becomes Apple's secondary iPhone OLED supplier, thwarting Samsung's monopoly LG finally becomes Apple's secondary iPhone OLED supplier, thwarting Samsung's monopoly
- September 15, 2018

According to reports, LG will provide between 2 million to 4 million OLED panels to Apple, whilst trying to increase its capacity. This would translate into a huge win for LG's display business which has been struggling to churn out quality OLED panels on a scale to attract other Android OEMs. (more...)
Raab says Britain and EU 'closing in' on agreement Raab says Britain and EU 'closing in' on agreement
- September 15, 2018

The guidance is, unsurprisingly, grim. Competition law expert Alan Davis of Pinsent Masons, the law firm behind Out-Law.com, said "the unanswered question of what will happen to these ongoing merger and competition investigations could concern businesses especially given how close we are to the exit date". (more...)
2nd VR attraction coming to Disney Springs 2nd VR attraction coming to Disney Springs
- September 15, 2018

This seems to be a growing trend among entertainment companies wishing to extend mixed reality experiences away from the home and more accessible. Ralph Breaks VR will debut at Disney Springs in the fall of 2018, a one-of-a-kind, original adventure based on the upcoming Walt Disney Animation Studios film " Ralph Breaks the Internet " in theaters November 21. (more...)
Razer Phone 2 to be Unveiled October 10 Razer Phone 2 to be Unveiled October 10
- September 15, 2018

Then again, the Razer Phone was always a niche device - some people might value good audio on the go over a huge display, and the original did manage to pack in a class-leading 4,000 mAh battery thanks to its chunky frame. Few changes have been added to the frame, making the antenna bands less prominent. While we continue to prattle about the front side of the phone, let us have a moment to talk about the rear side. (more...)
Freedom Mobile iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max Pricing
- September 15, 2018

Compared to the Apple A11 chipset that powers the iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X , the hexa-core A12 offers almost 33.3 percent increased performance, doubled GPU score, 50 percent improvement in UX score and around 20 percent improvement in memory score because of which the iPhone XS has managed to achieve such an impressive benchmarking score. (more...)
Apple says new iOS will help battle smartphone addiction Apple says new iOS will help battle smartphone addiction
- September 14, 2018

There is also a new recommendation engine that showcases content based on what you have purchased and Apple editors will also be curating reading lists. Users on the beta build will have to head over to the Software Update section and download the update once notified. It is advised they do so directly from the iPhone or iPad they will be updating to iOS 12. (more...)
Apple's iPhone XS and XS Max are now available for pre-order
- September 14, 2018

Now, AnTuTu has shared a new screenshot which reveals that the Apple A12 powered iPhone XS handset has recorded a marvelous score of more 363k. For iPhone Xs Max, if you want to pay $0 upfront for the 64GB model, Freedom says you just need to pay a $40/month MyTab Boost for 24 months to go with a minimum $90 per month plan. (more...)
A New Era For Mobile Payments A New Era For Mobile Payments
- September 14, 2018

Japanese telecoms giant Softbank Corp . has completed a blockchain proof-of-concept (PoC) that allows P2P mobile payments across different carriers. Meanwhile, Sychronoss' CEO was optimistic that RCS messaging will be the new backbone of the marketplace for merchants and brands. RCS, a global messaging standard, can be understood as the next generation of text messaging, as TechCrunch explains. (more...)
YouTube now lets parents decide exactly what kids can watch YouTube now lets parents decide exactly what kids can watch
- September 14, 2018

Whatever you choose, we're glad to see YouTube listening to parents and giving them more control over the content their kids are viewing. YouTube is a massive platform when it comes to kids, but with a lot of unsavoury content on there parents have been turning to YouTube Kids as a safer alternative to the full stream of YouTube. (more...)
Google hints Pixel 3 and 3 XL are 'coming soon' Google hints Pixel 3 and 3 XL are 'coming soon'
- September 14, 2018

On the interactive page, if you click on the "G" symbol on the phone, you see three versions of the animation, one that's grey, one that's black and one that's a new mint-green shade. The third color scheme is green/turquoise with that same green accent we saw in the white/gray one. Still, perhaps Google felt the teaser was needed, as while we know for sure that Google is holding an announcement on October 9 , as it has sent out invites to one, they gave even less away, with just the text ... (more...)
Ericsson inks $3.5 billion 5G deal with T-Mobile US
- September 14, 2018

By 1655 GMT, T-Mobile shares were 0.47% higher at $65.87. The press made it seem like T-Mobile gained ground on AT&T and Verizon in the 5G race, but 7 hours later, Verizon set the record straight by outlining its plan to launch 5G internet on october 1. (more...)
's official: OnePlus 6T will ditch the headphone jack 's official: OnePlus 6T will ditch the headphone jack
- September 14, 2018

This confirms the fact that 3.5mm headphone jack that was part of several previous OnePlus devices, no longer will be a part of OnePlus 6T . The OnePlus Bullets V2 are priced at $19.99, and the company promises to keep the pricing same for its new Type-C Bullets. (more...)
The Super Smash Bros Ultimate Nintendo Switch Is Pretty Sweet The Super Smash Bros Ultimate Nintendo Switch Is Pretty Sweet
- September 14, 2018

Fans can pre-order the system starting a little later this evening at select retailers, and we'll update this story as they go live so you can get one for yourself. The series had been relatively dormant in the meantime, with just a 3DS spin-off Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer , Wii U party game Animal Crossing: Amibo Festival and mobile title Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp . (more...)
LG V40 is coming on October 3 LG V40 is coming on October 3
- September 14, 2018

The event will take place in LG Science Park in Seoul, at 10 am on October 4. LG have begun sending out media invites to the launch of their second smartphone flagship for the year, the V40 ThinQ. This also isn't the first time we've heard talk of a triple-lens camera, with an earlier rumor suggesting the LG V40 ThinQ would have a 20MP primary lens, a 16MP wide-angle one and a 13MP telephoto one. (more...)
Rumoured 6.5-inch OLED iPhone to be called iPhone XS Max Rumoured 6.5-inch OLED iPhone to be called iPhone XS Max
- September 14, 2018

The all-new 6.1 inch iPhone is expected to feature a design similar to the flagship iPhone X , marking a significant departure from the iPhone 6 design language, which Apple has used since 2014. Amongst other industry scuttlebutt, the phones are tipped to have OLED displays and a new A12 chip designed in-house specifically for the iPhone. We are talking about white, blue red, orange, and even gray. (more...)
New cold boot attack affects New cold boot attack affects "nearly all modern computers"
- September 14, 2018

Shutting your computer all the way off is still the best defense. In the meantime, he recommends companies prepare themselves for these attacks. He added that it is not practical on easy targets, but it would be on an attacker's list of options for a "bigger phish, like a bank or large enterprise". (more...)
How to pre-order the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max How to pre-order the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max
- September 14, 2018

Watch our review in full up top. Announced at a press event late last night, Apple's A12 Bionic is the company's latest in-house SoC design - and, like the Kirin 980, is built on TSMC's 7nm process node. In China, the iPhone XS supports single-SIM while iPhone XS Max brings support for dual SIM. If you're clinging to wired headphones, you might not like what Apple's doing with its new iPhones. (more...)
Samsung teases a '4x fun' Galaxy Event in October Samsung teases a '4x fun' Galaxy Event in October
- September 14, 2018

In a bid to stay ahead of the competition, Samsung has something special in store for fans. Samsung promises that at the "4x fun" Galaxy event, it'll announce a device that "brings more ways to express yourself than ever before". While we don't know for sure, the event invitation hints at a new Galaxy A phone. According to tech blog TechnoBuffalo , a source claimed to be accurate in the past says that the top-of-the-line Galaxy S10 will include a 12-megapixel sensor wide-angle lens ... (more...)
Everything You Want to Know about Apple iPhone XS Everything You Want to Know about Apple iPhone XS
- September 14, 2018

The company unveils the latest version to its iPhone every fall ahead of the holiday shopping season. As far as product names are concerned, a massive leak recently revealed that Apple plans to slightly shake up the naming scheme it uses for new iPhone models. (more...)
Facebook is using AI to identify offensive memes Facebook is using AI to identify offensive memes
- September 14, 2018

Rosetta is claimed to be are living now, extracting text from 1 billion photography and video frames per day across each and every Fb and Instagram . Such tools are being used on various platforms and, the technology isn't new. The variety and the number of images can be a big challenge for the social media platform. (more...)
Final Fantasy 7 and More Coming to Nintendo Switch Final Fantasy 7 and More Coming to Nintendo Switch
- September 14, 2018

Square Enix and Microsoft have announced that six new titles in the fantastic Final Fantasy franchise are finally making their way to Xbox One. Final Fantasy 15: Pocket Edition is kicking off this string of Final Fantasy releases for the Switch, and it is available now. (more...)
Check out the official iPhone XS, XS Max and XR promo videos Check out the official iPhone XS, XS Max and XR promo videos
- September 14, 2018

We got to test the phone out in person, and reckon the display (which lands right in the middle, size-wise, of the iPhone Xs and Xs Max ) might not reach the dizzying heights of OLED, but it remains a attractive smartphone display in its own right. (more...)
US FCC pauses review of T-Mobile, Sprint merger US FCC pauses review of T-Mobile, Sprint merger
- September 14, 2018

Some Historical S News: 21/05/2018 - Boost Mobile Founder Wants T-Mobile, Sprint to Divest Prepaids; 27/04/2018 - BREAKING NEWS FROM CNBC'S ALEX SHERMAN: SPRINT, T-MOBILE SET TO ANNOUNCE A $26 BILLION MERGER; 01/05/2018 - S&PGR: SoftBank Rtgs Pressure Stays If Sprint, T-Mobile Merge; 02/05/2018 - Sprint Delivers Best Financial Results In Company History With Highest Ever Net Income And Operating Income In Fiscal Year 2017; 29/04/2018 - SoftBank's Sprint Corp agreed to combine with ... (more...)
Apple touts its largest screens, cheaper models in iPhone revamp Apple touts its largest screens, cheaper models in iPhone revamp
- September 14, 2018

The three smartphones look almost identical, though they differ in some key areas. It's the internet, so of course people are . Well, welcome to the future everyone . The strategy has been successful, helping Apple's stock gain more than 30% this year and making it the first publicly traded U.S. company to hit a market value of more than $1 trillion. (more...)