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Even Apple thought combining Touch ID with Face ID was smarter Even Apple thought combining Touch ID with Face ID was smarter
- December 18, 2018

Although a lot of smartphones in the market have come up with their own implementation of the Face Unlock feature, it has been proved once again that the system is easy to fool, especially if you own an Android headset. Even though the Android devices failed badly, Brewster says most manufacturers were found to be serving notices during facial unlock activation that the feature isn't completely secure, and is more of a convenience. (more...)
Foldable Samsung Galaxy F's ridiculous $1,800 price tag explained Foldable Samsung Galaxy F's ridiculous $1,800 price tag explained
- December 18, 2018

According to a leak from Ice Universe today the hole in the display for the Galaxy S10 will be smaller than the hole in the Galaxy A8s . There is a flurry of information floating around related to the Samsung Galaxy S10 phones to be released by the South Korean giant Samsung in February 2019. (more...)
Fake heads are predictably great at fooling Android face unlock
- December 17, 2018

On the other hand, Apple iPhone X couldn't be fooled or tricked by the 3D Printed heads - thanks to Apple's effort on the TrueDepth camera system and the 3D mapping techniques implemented. However, Apple's iPhone X stood on its own as the one phone that refused to reveal its secrets. That said, how secure is the Face Unlock on Android, when compared to Apple's Face ID? A OnePlus spokesperson expressed that face unlock has been created with convenience in mind, which is why it is not listed ... (more...)
Huawei Nova 4 Launched With In-Display Selfie Camera, 48MP Rear Camera Huawei Nova 4 Launched With In-Display Selfie Camera, 48MP Rear Camera
- December 17, 2018

There was the original leaked image showing the camera hole , then some more leaked photos , a rumour that the phone would arrive on the 17th of December (that's today, fact fans) and Huawei's Weibo post giving the game away. For selfies and video calling, the phone is packed with a massive 25MP shooter. The rear camera of the Nova 4 comes equipped with a triple setup of 20-megapixel with f/1 .8 aperture, 16-megapixel and 2-megapixel sensors. (more...)
Apple lied about iPhone X screen size and pixel count, lawsuit alleges Apple lied about iPhone X screen size and pixel count, lawsuit alleges
- December 17, 2018

In the lawsuit, Sponchiado and Davis complain that Apple wrongly advertised the screen size of their iPhone X , iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max phones. In essence, the usable screen area by apps on the iPhone X is about 1125×2195 pixels, which is about 10 percent less than what Apple has advertised. The ad image Davis refers to is the ad that prominently displays both the iPhone XS and XS Max in a purely black background. (more...)
Police respond to Smash Bros noise complaint, end up playing Police respond to Smash Bros noise complaint, end up playing
- December 17, 2018

Williams is familiar with the area, "We're not trouble". The downside, however, is that the Nintendo Switch update will wipe your old replays. Then one of the officers asked what the guys were playing. And two of them literally raised their hand and walked up. During this event, certain Spirits who wear glasses will be more likely to appear, and if players can beat them, they'll earn extra gold. (more...)
Project Stream Testers Getting Free PC Copy of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Project Stream Testers Getting Free PC Copy of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
- December 17, 2018

Whether the results were good or not, Google is holding another test and the incentive is a bit more appetizing. You'll also have to be in the United States. You can only sign up to the project in the United States, and you have to be 18 or older. To sign up, head to the Project Stream page and fill in your details. (more...)
Patch Notes 1.2.0 | Super Smash Bros Ultimate Patch Notes 1.2.0 | Super Smash Bros Ultimate
- December 17, 2018

As with the majority of the Super Smash Bros . community, Hungrybox has turned his focus towards the recently released entry of Ultimate in the franchise. Super Smash Bros Ultimate update version 1 .2.0 makes a certain number of adjustments to the online and offline gameplay modes. This may cause matchmaking to take more time. (more...)
Fortnite's Infinity Blade has been Vaulted Fortnite's Infinity Blade has been Vaulted
- December 17, 2018

It was the first mobile game to use the Unreal Engine, pushing the envelope with stunning previously-unseen visuals on mobile devices. It's the same thing they've been asking for this entire time. Strike 3 and out. What's going on: Epic Games revealed in a tweet that the controversial mythic weapon will be removed from the uber-popular " Fortnite " after receiving widespread criticism about how the weapon impacts the game. (more...)
Alexa Can Now Play your Apple Music on Amazon Echo Speaker Alexa Can Now Play your Apple Music on Amazon Echo Speaker
- December 17, 2018

This update certainly brings synergy across cross-platforms as both Alexa and Apple Music are available on both iOS and Android platforms. Wherein, you can set up your default music, and users can select their Apple Music account, which further needs to be signed in with their respective Apple iCloud account. (more...)
Reggie Fils-Aime: Nintendo Switch Games Performing at ‘Historic Levels’ Reggie Fils-Aime: Nintendo Switch Games Performing at ‘Historic Levels’
- December 16, 2018

Speaking to THR , Reggie said that "the current systems are the extent of our classic programme". It's also hard to imagine the recently launched Red Dead Online mode working on the Switch, given Nintendo's much more primitive online service. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S10 Will Support Reverse Wireless Charging As Per Leaks Samsung Galaxy S10 Will Support Reverse Wireless Charging As Per Leaks
- December 16, 2018

The flagship smartphone has been surrounded by leaks and rumors for months now. The Samsung Galaxy S10 will have a 6.1-inch OLED display, again with an Infinity-O notch (single selfie cameras). So, it is reported that all smartphones family will receive a reversible charging feature Powershare . The source revealed that the screen sizes for the three S10 smartphones will be: a 5.8-inch screen for the S10 Lite , a 6.1-inch screen for the S10, and a 6.4-inch screen for the S10 Plus . (more...)
Flipkart teaser hints at Microsoft Surface Go India launch Flipkart teaser hints at Microsoft Surface Go India launch
- December 15, 2018

Naturally, the bigger the screen, the better. Microsoft Surface Go accessories can be bought separately. Flipkart's homepage has started teasing a new Microsoft Surface device. Microsoft Surface Go is available for pre-order in India. It also boasts a built-in kickstand with full friction hinge that extends to 165-degrees helps consumers transform the device stand mode from tablet to studio mode, and a Windows Hello camera allows for familiar, quick, and secure sign-in using face ... (more...)
Bitcoin (BTC) Price Analysis - December 14 Bitcoin (BTC) Price Analysis - December 14
- December 15, 2018

Lee wrote, "Fair value is significantly higher than the current price of Bitcoin", adding, "In fact, working backward, to solve for the current price of Bitcoin, this implies crypto wallets should fall to 17 million from 50 million now". His sentiment regarding institutional interest in crypto markets echoes what the founder of Galaxy Digital Mike Novogratz said during an interview with CNBC a few days weeks ago. (more...)
Razer wants you to mine cryptocurrency for store credit - don't Razer wants you to mine cryptocurrency for store credit - don't
- December 15, 2018

With the app , now in beta for Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10, Razer says users can earn up to 500 Razer Silver or more in a given day. SoftMiner has been built using the same engine as GammaNow , a similar desktop app that rewards users for handing over their unused GPU processing power. (more...)
Blizzard withdraws support for Heroes of the Storm esports Blizzard withdraws support for Heroes of the Storm esports
- December 15, 2018

Heroes of the Storm has consistently been one of its least successful titles, and esports have historically proved very expensive to run, two factors which may have influenced the company's decision to scale its MOBA development down. Do many of you still play Heroes of the Storm? . Blizzard's MOBA Heroes of the Storm is undergoing some big changes. Calling the game its "love letter to Blizzard's worlds and characters", the press release indicates that new heroes , themed events, ... (more...)
This New Feature In Google Maps Could Reduce Traffic & Carbon Emissions This New Feature In Google Maps Could Reduce Traffic & Carbon Emissions
- December 15, 2018

Tapping the route suggestion directs users to the Lime app or to the App or Play store if you don't already have the app. Lime, the e-bike and scooter company , will be integrated into Google Maps as a transportation option and launched in 13 cities around the globe, the companies said. (more...)
Facebook blames bug for exposing photos of 6.8 million users Facebook blames bug for exposing photos of 6.8 million users
- December 15, 2018

It said several third-party apps had access to "a broader set of photos than usual" for 12 days in September. The firm apologised for the failure. Generally when people give apps access to their photos, this only means photos posted on their Facebook page. (more...)
Discord will let anyone sell games on its platform Discord will let anyone sell games on its platform
- December 15, 2018

This comes not long after Epic announced that it would offer a better split than Steam , only taking 12 percent of the game's revenue. Lastly, we will continue to focus on what's brought 200 million people to Discord so far?-?top tier voice, video, and text chat. (more...)
Sony unveils Kingdom Hearts 3-themed PS4 Pro Sony unveils Kingdom Hearts 3-themed PS4 Pro
- December 15, 2018

It's the 1TB edition of the console, and will come with a matching Kingdom Hearts-emblazoned DualShock 4, on top of an actual PS4 copy of the game (something that needs to be specified in an area of special editions with empty boxes). You can play through nine Kingdom Hearts adventures, going all the way back to the very beginning. Get caught up before the new game releases. Kingdom Hearts 3 has often been regarded by industry enthusiasts as a game that may never see the light of day. (more...)
Google CEO Explains Why Donald Trump Comes Up In Searches For ‘Idiot’ Google CEO Explains Why Donald Trump Comes Up In Searches For ‘Idiot’
- December 15, 2018

For the record, that "idiot" search result page was due to third-parties' "Google bombing" the president . PICHAI: We have - you know we undertook a very thorough investigation, and in 2016, we - we now know that there were two main ad accounts linked to Russian Federation, which - which you know, advertised on Google for about $4,700 in advertising. (more...)
MediaTek announces Helio P90, an AI Powerhouse
- December 15, 2018

Helio P90 processors are now sampling with device makers and we can expect the first devices to be teased at MWC 2019 and released shortly after. The biggest improvement that has arrived on the Helio P90 is in the artificial intelligence department. (more...)
ZeniMax accepts settlement offer from Facebook in Oculus lawsuit
- December 14, 2018

This lawsuit first started in May 2014, with the verdict being reached in In late-January 2017, A verdict that awarded ZeniMax $500,000,000. ZeniMax Media Inc. The original suit claimed breach of contract, trademark infringement, unjust enrichment and unfair competition but was then amended in 2016 to name then Oculus Chief Executive Officer Brendan Iribe and Chief Technology Officer John Carmack as defendants in the suit as well. (more...)
Apple to update iPhone software after threat of China ban Apple to update iPhone software after threat of China ban
- December 14, 2018

Apple Inc, facing a court ban in China on some of its iPhone models over alleged infringement of Qualcomm Inc patents, said on Friday it will push software updates to users in a bid to resolve potential issues. And although the court ordered Apple to halt the imports and sales of the iPhone 6S, 6S Plus, 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus and X, Apple ignored the injunction and continued to sell them. (more...)
Samsung announces the closure of one of its two factories in China Samsung announces the closure of one of its two factories in China
- December 14, 2018

Though Samsung has not disclosed the production capacity of these plants, media reports from Korea place it at 36 million phones per year for the Tianjin plant and 72 million units for Huizhou plant. Samsung will close the plant in the city of Tianjin, in China's northeast. Samsung said China remains an important market for the company. In July, Samsung opened the world's largest mobile phone manufacturing facility on the outskirts of the Indian capital of New Delhi, as smartphone demand in ... (more...)