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First Forced Facial ID: FBI Makes Suspect Unlock iPhoneX First Forced Facial ID: FBI Makes Suspect Unlock iPhoneX
- October 02, 2018

A year ago when Apple launched iPhone X with FaceID feature, legal questions were raised: Will law enforcement agencies force the suspects to unlock their phone by looking at it? The FBI recently forced a suspect in a child abuse case to unlock their iPhone X which was secured with Face ID , Forbes reported , citing court documents. (more...)
Facebook Names New Instagram Chief After Co-Founders Abruptly Exit Facebook Names New Instagram Chief After Co-Founders Abruptly Exit
- October 02, 2018

The appointment is effective immediately, Instagram announced in a statement . So far, Instagram has largely operated independently since its $1 billion acquisition in 2012, without having much to do with Facebook on the front-end of things. (more...)
HP's Spectre Folio is the world's first leather convertible PC HP's Spectre Folio is the world's first leather convertible PC
- October 02, 2018

It is available for pre-order now and will go on sale at Best Buy on October 29. There are various versions of the Folio, which will be available at different times, so pay attention carefully to release dates to make sure you get the variation that's right for you. (more...)
BMW 3 Series luxury sedan debuts in Paris - India launch next year BMW 3 Series luxury sedan debuts in Paris - India launch next year
- October 02, 2018

The signature "Hoffmeister Kink" has also been given a radical redesign, drawing inspiration from the 8 Series Gran Coupe concept from a couple of months back. The line-up comprises a pair of four-cylinder petrol engines with 135 kW in the BMW 320i and 190 kW in the BMW 330i, plus two four-cylinder diesels with 110 kW in the BMW 318d and 140 kW in the BMW 320d. (more...)
OnePlus 6T official accessories with prices leaked ahead of launch OnePlus 6T official accessories with prices leaked ahead of launch
- October 02, 2018

For the past couple of weeks, OnePlus has released a few teasers and TV ads revealing the upcoming flagship name-OnePlus 6T-along with features like water drop display design and in-screen fingerprint sensors . Thus, the smartphone could offer a technology that is nearly unprecedented at the moment, especially at the price point (around $500) where the device will be marketed. (more...)
Facebook introduces Oculus Quest VR headset for Rs 29,000 Facebook introduces Oculus Quest VR headset for Rs 29,000
- October 02, 2018

With the Oculus Quest , however, Facebook is attempting to mainstream VR like never before. While Google has Android, Facebook's push has been more geared towards Virtual Reality. The built-in system is also excellent. Second, it has to support hands because that is how we are going to interact with people and objects in a natural way in virtual reality. (more...)
Google Maps adds feature for real-time updates on your daily commute Google Maps adds feature for real-time updates on your daily commute
- October 02, 2018

After initial testing, Google will be expanding this feature to other cities around the world. Google announced today several new features that are being added to their Google Maps app on Android and iOS meant to help commuters get to their destinations with hopefully a bit less stress. (more...)
Google dives into game streaming with Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Google dives into game streaming with Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
- October 02, 2018

You can sign up to try Project Stream when the service launches on October 5th, but this is a limited time test. Google doesn't say how long it will last, but you'll be able to play Assassin's Creed Odyssey for the duration free of charge. (more...)
Nvidia gains on target boost to 50% upside
- October 01, 2018

The company's earnings will usually have a direct relationship to the price of the company's stock. The McDonald's Corporation exchanged hands with 3080444 shares compared to its average daily volume of 3.36M shares. The lowest price during the trading day was $266.13. A high ROE indicates successfully earning more assets and value for its shareholders off its reinvested earnings. (more...)
Red Dead Redemption 2's Second Gameplay Video Is Out Now Red Dead Redemption 2's Second Gameplay Video Is Out Now
- October 01, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 will be playable in first-person during its immediate release , and IGN recently spent two hours with the newest installment and thought the, "systems are polished to a level that feels frankly unmatchable by most of Rockstar's peers". (more...)
Huawei Y9 (2019) goes official with two cameras on each side Huawei Y9 (2019) goes official with two cameras on each side
- October 01, 2018

Now, the new Huawei Y9 2019 comes packed with upgraded specs along with a new design approach. Huawei Y9 2019 features a 6.5-inch Full HD+2.5D curved glass display with 2340 × 1080 pixels resolution. It will be backed by a 3,900mAh non-removable battery and should support 9V/2A (18W) fast charging. While the phone is expected to go on sale in China later this month, the company has not yet announced the pricing information. (more...)
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Wants Gender Option To Stay Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Wants Gender Option To Stay
- October 01, 2018

Choosing Alexios or Kassandra won't affect the story. Speaking in a recent interview with GI.biz , Odyssey game director Scott Philips discussed how the game is very much acting as a sort of turning point for how much the Assassin's Creed series embraces the idea of proper representation. (more...)
Apple iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max users report device charging issues Apple iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max users report device charging issues
- October 01, 2018

The iPhone XS Max is the same as the iPhone XS Max with Neural Engine AI enhancements, smart HDR, and 2x optical zoom. Ukraine has defined date of start of sales of the iPhone XS, Max XS, and Apple Watch Series 4 . The highlights of these new models is its support for dual-SIM and dual standby (DSDS). If one number is on a call, incoming calls on the other number will go to voicemail. (more...)
Facebook hack: What to do if you’re affected Facebook hack: What to do if you’re affected
- October 01, 2018

The class-action complaint was filed Friday in federal court in Northern California within hours of Facebook's statement saying it has fixed the breach, the latest in a series of missteps that are undermining confidence in the company's social network and business model. (more...)
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 details leaked in an un-boxing video Microsoft Surface Pro 6 details leaked in an un-boxing video
- October 01, 2018

The Redmond, Washington-headquartered company has a launch event scheduled for October 2 in NY where the new Surface devices are likely to debut. If Quandt's inside information is accurate (and it nearly always is), the biggest change to be introduced by the Surface Pro 6 and Surface Laptop 2 tomorrow is. (more...)
Specs, Price of newly launched Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain! Specs, Price of newly launched Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain!
- October 01, 2018

While the change in body form is easily identifiable, it also gets a bolder SUV-like grille and faux skid plate up front, side mouldings on the wheel arches and dual exhaust tips with faux bash plates at the rear. Because of the stretched rear end, it has a massive 640 liters of boot space which can be expanded to 1,820 liters by folding the rear seats. The All-Terrain model even carries forward most of the features from the sedan variant. (more...)
Facebook security breach allows hackers potential access to Tinder, Spotify & Instagram
- October 01, 2018

If you're concerned about your data, you are advised to sign out of Facebook on all devices before logging in again. This saves users having to create various passwords and usernames for each site. "The access token enables someone to use the account as if they were the account holder themselves. This does mean they could access other third-party apps using Facebook login", Guy Rosen, Facebook's vice president of product, said . (more...)
Expect better camera performance with Samsung Galaxy Note9's new software update Expect better camera performance with Samsung Galaxy Note9's new software update
- October 01, 2018

The update is rolling out on an incremental basis so you should get it for your device soon. Despite scoring three ideal scores of ten against the Galaxy Note 9 in the first three rounds, the iPhone XS Max "lost" in the bonus round, which lowered its overall score to 36, versus the Galaxy Note 9 at 37. (more...)
U.S. looks to trump China's Huawei in Papua New Guinea U.S. looks to trump China's Huawei in Papua New Guinea
- October 01, 2018

Carouoso agreed that is the case: "These negotiations are going on - it's absolutely up to the PNG government , at the end of the day". Australia this year convinced the Solomon Islands to drop a contract with Huawei to build an underwater internet cable, with Canberra instead agreeing to help fund the project, which will also connect to PNG. (more...)
PSX 2018 Isn’t Happening, Confirms Shawn Layden PSX 2018 Isn’t Happening, Confirms Shawn Layden
- October 01, 2018

As Layden notes, Sony is planning to dish out both Dreams and Days Gone in 2019, but perhaps the fact it's skipping PSX reveals that other upcoming exclusive titles - such as The Last of Us Part II , Ghost of Tsushima , and Death Stranding - are all post-2019 bound. (more...)
Here's 24 Minutes From Thronebreaker, The Witcher-Gwent RPG Here's 24 Minutes From Thronebreaker, The Witcher-Gwent RPG
- October 01, 2018

Following the recent reveal of the spin-off The Witcher game, Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales , the team behind the new adventure has just revealed a brand-new teaser video for the upcoming journey's story. In Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales , players will follow the story of battle-hardened queen Meve as she takes up arms against the invading Nilfgaardians. (more...)
Mario Kart Arcade GP VR Coming To The US
- October 01, 2018

Bandai Namco is bringing a batch of VR games from Japan to the U.S., including Mario Kart Arcade GP VR . Visitors to Tokyo and other major Japanese cities are often stunned to see convoys of karts driven by people - usually tourists - dressed up as Mario , Yoshi, Princess Peach and other popular Nintendo characters buzzing around busy streets. (more...)
Mercedes-AMG shrinks Project One name to 'One' Mercedes-AMG shrinks Project One name to 'One'
- October 01, 2018

The hypercar is based on Mercedes-AMG's Formula 1 inspired hybrid technology . If you want to get a real taste of what the vehicle is like on the road, though, Mercedes-AMG just released a video that shows it driving, its active aero, and of Lewis Hamilton screaming in a tunnel. (more...)
Go Off Road Racing with Forza Horizon 4 Go Off Road Racing with Forza Horizon 4
- October 01, 2018

However - aside from the season changes which reshape the map - the exclusive Forzathon Shop cars have to be the highlight here. Also changing weekly is the main Forzathon challenge. If you pre-order the Ultimate Edition of the game , however, you can get it this Friday on September 28. The Autumn barn can be found in the South of the Horizon Festival Site and holds inside an Aston Martin DB4 Zagato, which ties in nicely with the Best of Bond cars that will be available. (more...)
17 people charged with stealing $1M in merchandise from Apple stores 17 people charged with stealing $1M in merchandise from Apple stores
- October 01, 2018

Police in the USA has announced the arrest of 17 persons in connection with robberies targeting Apple stores across 19 counties in California that has caused a loss of over $1 million. The "scheme" that the Attorney General alleges the suspects dreamed up isn't exactly complicated: wearing hoodies, a group would enter an Apple Store and grab everything within sight from the display tables. (more...)