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Hi-Tech IPhone FaceTime bug lets callers eavesdrop
Author: 0 IPhone FaceTime bug lets callers eavesdrop

Another thing you wouldn't want is someone being able to watch you through your front-facing camera or having someone be able to listen to your phone when you're not in a call. In a statement to Buzzfeed , Apple said it had already identified a fix for the issue and would be rolling out a software update later this week.

Hi-Tech Zuckerberg plans to merge Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram
Author: 0 Zuckerberg plans to merge Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram

Do we finally have a sense of why so many key Facebook leaders, particularly co-founders of the myriad products that comprise its suite of apps, have left the company over the a year ago or so? The statement said there was a lot of "discussion and debate" about how the system would eventually work.

Hi-Tech Google virtual assistant set to be on one billion devices
Author: 0 Google virtual assistant set to be on one billion devices

So for those that don't have Android Auto in their cars, but want a slightly better solution than just talking to your phone, Anker's $50 (£39; United Kingdom pricing and availability TBA) Roav Bolt and JBL's similarly priced Link Drive Plug let you connect your phone to your vehicle via an aux jack or Bluetooth so you can use their built-in noise cancelling mics to talk to the Google Assistant with increased clarity.

Hi-Tech Samsung Galaxy M20 will have a 5,000 mAh super-battery?
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy M20 will have a 5,000 mAh super-battery?

It's Samsung's all-new Galaxy A9 - the greatest Christmas present camera obsessed smartphone user. Considering these leaks, Galaxy S10 Lite will sport FHD screen with 1080x2280 display whereas Galaxy S10 Plus is likely to feature QHD screen with 1440X3040 resolution.

Hi-Tech Korea ranks 115th in gender parity report by WEF
Author: 0 Korea ranks 115th in gender parity report by WEF

This serious gender imbalance at birth puts it at the bottom of the WEF's rankings in terms of women's health and survival. Compounding the gender gap in AI, particularly in wages, are where women are more prevalent - women in AI are only more represented in lower paying industries such as non-profits, education, and healthcare.

Hi-Tech World’s most accurate Apple insider says iPhone XR demand is surprisingly weak
Author: 0 World’s most accurate Apple insider says iPhone XR demand is surprisingly weak

Earlier this week, Qualcomm saw some success in the Chinese courts and got most iPhones banned from sale and import into China due to patent infringement. While the court order doesn't make specific reference to the software of the banned devices, Apple does have a leg to stand on. Apple's response underscores the importance of the Chinese market, as well as Qualcomm's crucial role as a technology provider to the likes of Huawei Technologies Co.

Hi-Tech OnePlus 6T McLaren packs 10GB of RAM
Author: 0 OnePlus 6T McLaren packs 10GB of RAM

After launching the OnePlus 6T in October, the company has already introduced a "Thunder Purple" variant. The company says that it has used the new Integrated Circuits in both the charger and the phone . The McLaren Edition will be the most expensive phone ever released by OnePlus. OnePlus has gone on and McLaren-ified the software as well. The OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition boasts a carbon fiber pattern beneath the back panel while McLaren's signature Papaya Orange color has been ...

Hi-Tech AT&T Announces Another Samsung 5G Device With Better Connectivity
Author: 0 AT&T Announces Another Samsung 5G Device With Better Connectivity

There will also be a new, dedicated computer vision processor which will apparently be able to not only recognize who you're capturing with the capture, but what you're taking a picture of. In addition to delivering the first Snapdragon 855 phone , OnePlus said it would have the first 5G phone available in Europe, using EE's mobile network.

Hi-Tech Upcoming Google Pixel 3 Lite may feature 5.56in display
Author: 0 Upcoming Google Pixel 3 Lite may feature 5.56in display

Having already launched the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL , Google is expected to announce the mid-range Pixel device which we've come to call the Pixel 3 Lite anytime soon as we now look at some pictures of the device photographed next to the latest smartphones of 2018.

Hi-Tech Black Friday 2018: The 7 best gaming deals
Author: 0 Black Friday 2018: The 7 best gaming deals

All orders over $35 will have free shipping, so make sure you take advantage of that and get ready for the holidays. Better yet, all the bundles include the 1TB model of Xbox One, which is significantly more accommodating for your library of games and their large install sizes than the standard 500GB variants.

Hi-Tech FCC Grants SpaceX Permission to Deploy 11,943 Broadband Satellites
Author: 0 FCC Grants SpaceX Permission to Deploy 11,943 Broadband Satellites

The company said the change in altitude would result in lower latency for the satellites and allow SpaceX to speed up the deployment of its constellation. The FCC gave SpaceX six years to launch half of the Starlink constellation and nine years to get the whole fleet up, or it'll require a waiver.

Hi-Tech Thunder Purple OnePlus 6T will be available in the U.S
Author: 0 Thunder Purple OnePlus 6T will be available in the U.S

Then again, OnePlus typically releases its smartphones in several colors after their launches, so a new color variant at some point should have been expected. Of course, you get all of the OnePlus 6T's other features, too, including the 6.41-inch 2340×1080 AMOLED display , Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor , dual rear cameras (16MP+20MP), 16MP front-facing camera, Android 8.1 Oreo, and the 3700mAh battery.

Hi-Tech Overwatch Lego sets revealed, preorders are live
Author: 0 Overwatch Lego sets revealed, preorders are live

Check out previews of the playsets in the gallery below, and then start clearing some floor space: The sets are already available as pre-orders ahead of their January 1 debut on store shelves. The 197-piece kit is $19.99. Kit three is Dorado Showdown, an Overwatch Dad three-way between Soldier: 76, Reaper, and McCree, with a payload pickup truck and removable generator payload, and a Dorado style building for everyone to hang out in after work.

Hi-Tech MacBook Air 2018 Hands-on: It's finally here
Author: 0 MacBook Air 2018 Hands-on: It's finally here

Apple announced a new MacBook Air with Retina display at its " There's More in the Making " media event held in Brooklyn, New York today. The new model features Touch ID built directly into the keyboard. While my initial impressions of the MacBook Air are positive, a few questions about the device remain, particularly battery life given this is a feature the older air is famous for.

Author: 0 Apple Updates Mac Mini in Space Grey, 8th Gen Processors

The base model for the Mac mini 2018 comes with 8GB RAM, 3.6Ghz quad core Intel Core i3 processor and a 128GB SSD. The revamped Mac mini comes with up to 64GB of memory and works five times faster than its predecessor, Apple said. Apple has also baked in its T2 Security Chip which enables on-the-fly data encryption and ensures that software loaded during the boot process hasn't been compromised.

Hi-Tech Grab Apple iPhone XR tomorrow; Check features & latest price
Author: 0 Grab Apple iPhone XR tomorrow; Check features & latest price

Nearly a month after unveiling the Apple iPhone XR alongside the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max , the company now started accepting the pre-orders for the iPhone XR . As per communication by Airtel , the iPhone XR will be delivered to pre-ordering customers on October 26. There is also a True Depth camera module at the front including an ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, flood illuminator, infrared camera, front camera and Dot projector.

Hi-Tech PlayStation 4 Units Are Apparently Being Bricked By A Mysterious Message
Author: 0 PlayStation 4 Units Are Apparently Being Bricked By A Mysterious Message

Have you or someone you know had your PS4 bricked? Options for that setting include allowing messages from anyone, friends only, or no one. There are reports buzzing around the internet, Reddit in particular, that PS4 owners are have their consoles soft-bricked via a bug that is sent through the Private Message system.

Author: 0 Google+ Shutting Down Because It Isn’t Worth Maintaining

According to The Wall Street Journal , the company didn't disclose to its customers the data breach for fear of damaging its reputation as well as facing a potential for a regulatory inquiry. Users' private messages were not affected, according to the company. Google's Privacy and Data Protection Office was where the decision was made to not notify users, and the company decided that since it doesn't know which developers have what data, there's really no action that users could take.

Hi-Tech Google+ shutting down following security bug
Author: 0 Google+ shutting down following security bug

Google says it hasn't found any evidence that developers were aware of the bug, so it's unlikely that anyone abused it. This is Google's response after the company came under criticism in July for letting third-party apps roam free and access users' Gmail data, including the content of Gmail emails.

Hi-Tech Google Is Launching A Pixel 3 Mini Smartphone
Author: 0 Google Is Launching A Pixel 3 Mini Smartphone

However, how flexible does Google intend on making this feature actually useful, that is something we will get to know about in the future. In the Instagram post , Google also posts a picture showing four phones of different sizes. This prompted speculation that a notch-less Pixel 3 XL variant that was carefully hidden from leaks would be unveiled during the October 9 press conference .

Hi-Tech Microsoft’s ‘One More Thing’ is Surface Headphones
Author: 0 Microsoft’s ‘One More Thing’ is Surface Headphones

Right now at Microsoft , the only Surface Laptop models you can order are the Core i5-equipped machines with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage for $1,299. The Surface Laptop 2 has faster and quieter typing. Like the Surface Laptop 2 , the device will be available with the consumer version of Windows 10 in S-Mode.

Author: 0 Jack Ma makes a grim prediction about US-China trade war

Ma and Trump met in January 2017 to discuss how adding small and medium-sized USA businesses to Alibaba's platform would boost employment. "The current situation has already destroyed this original premise". It's not a trade war. China responded a day later with tariffs on about $60-billion worth of USA goods as planned, but reduced the level of tariffs it will collect on the products.

Hi-Tech Amazon Unveils New $50 Echo Dot With Better Quality Speaker
Author: 0 Amazon Unveils New $50 Echo Dot With Better Quality Speaker

The main screen display depict as a tablet computer shows you a relevant information such as weather, traffic, upcoming commute date and time, with a space to see more cards. Amazon appears to have leaked info about two of its new Alexa powered devices on the U.K. Amazon website. Amazon's hugely popular Echo Dot has got a refresh the update announced at the company's big September keynote in Seattle.

Hi-Tech Amazon said to release eight new Alexa devices before year’s end
Author: 0 Amazon said to release eight new Alexa devices before year’s end

Amazon is tipped to reveal a few of these gadgets at an event later this month. These inclusions are the most likely, with Amazon looking to compete against Sonos' wireless speaker line-up (who already have a wireless amplifier for connecting wired speakers ) and the Siri-enabled Apple HomePod .

Hi-Tech Nintendo Switch Update 6.0 Will Permanently Link Nintendo And User Accounts
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch Update 6.0 Will Permanently Link Nintendo And User Accounts

After a week delay, Nintendo has confirmed that their previously scheduled Nintendo Switch and 3DS Direct will be airing tomorrow, September 13, at 3pm PT/6pm ET/11pm BST. However, in certain games, this function would allow, for example, to recover objects that had been exchanged with other players, or to recover an online classification that had been lost.

Hi-Tech Apple ups ante on larger iPhone screens
Author: 0 Apple ups ante on larger iPhone screens

Apple has updated its iPhone X with three new models. The three new iPhones have an average starting price of $949. Speaking of battery backup, Apple World's Wide Marketing Senior Vice President Phil Schiller has said that the iPhone XS's backup is 30 minutes more than the iPhone X .

Hi-Tech Mirrorless Lexus ES Going On Sale In Japan This October
Author: 0 Mirrorless Lexus ES Going On Sale In Japan This October

They provide enhanced views of the area around the auto at night and in inclement weather. The seventh-generation Lexus ES will be available with a new exterior camera system, which replaces the traditional set of wing mirrors. In addition to providing an expanded view and better visibility at night and in poor weather, these digital systems can help yield better fuel efficiency due to the more aerodynamic design of the camera setup.

Hi-Tech Apple's $29 iPhone battery replacements will cost $69 after December
Author: 0 Apple's $29 iPhone battery replacements will cost $69 after December

Apple's removal of the 3.5mm headphone jack has been considered a controversial and user-hostile decision beginning with the iPhone 7 , so it's no surprise the latest devices are also missing the port. It also packs the same Apple A12 Bionic with 6 cores along with 3GB RAM. The official Apple website reflects the new price list. The rear cameras in the iPhone XS and the iPhone XS Max have the same resolution as the iPhone X's dual lens camera, but that's all they have in common here.

Hi-Tech Twitter Shares Fall While Dorsey Addresses Bots, Regulation
Author: 0 Twitter Shares Fall While Dorsey Addresses Bots, Regulation

He added: " Abuse , harassment, troll armies, propaganda through bots and human coordination, misinformation campaigns, and divisive filter bubbles - that's not a healthy public square". He acknowledged that the company's systems now place the burden of reporting threats on the victim, but said Twitter is committed to "build algorithms to proactively look for when these things are occurring and take action".

Hi-Tech Apple Watch Series 4 Leaks Ahead of Launch
Author: 0 Apple Watch Series 4 Leaks Ahead of Launch

The site said the new flagship model will be called the iPhone XS and that Apple also plans to release a new version of the Apple Watch with a larger display by reducing the edges around it. "Please join us at the Steve Jobs Theatre in Cupertino for an Apple special event ". Such a major design change could shock users (a lot of them, since 70% of all new iPhone buyers will reportedly upgrade over the next year).

Hi-Tech Gmail's self-destructing emails are now coming to phone apps
Author: 0 Gmail's self-destructing emails are now coming to phone apps

The Android Gmail app just picked up yet another feature from its site-based big brother. The new feature is available now, no need to update the Gmail app , as GSMArena notes . Tap the three dots on the right top corner to choose " Confidential Mode ". Recipients of these confidential emails won't be able to copy, paste, download, print or forward the message, and attachments will be disabled.

Hi-Tech Everything Samsung announced at its Unpacked event
Author: 0 Everything Samsung announced at its Unpacked event

The successor to Galaxy Note 8 , the new phone comes with improved design, incremental specifications upgrade, and a revamped S Pen with Bluetooth control. The current Note 8 maxes out at 256 GB. Under the hood, both phones run on the same SoC, which is Samsung's current-gen flagship chipset, the Exynos 9810 on global variants, while the United States variant sports the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset.

Hi-Tech Google: Your Smartphone Can’t Have More Than 2 Notches
Author: 0 Google: Your Smartphone Can’t Have More Than 2 Notches

Even though some Android Oreo devices have cutouts already, Android P is the first time Google's officially supported the feature. Apparently, some Android phone designers designers were thinking that if one is good, two is better, and three or more is best of all.

Hi-Tech Leaked Photos of the Google Pixel 3 XL?
Author: 0 Leaked Photos of the Google Pixel 3 XL?

But Google may have more surprises under its sleeve aside from the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL . The fastboot screen does include the codename "crosshatch", though, and it also mentions that the phone has 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. For the most part, the images don't show anything new that hasn't come up in previous rumors. The Pixel Stand will be a wireless charger for the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL .

Hi-Tech Sony announces industry-first 48MP smartphone camera sensor
Author: 0 Sony announces industry-first 48MP smartphone camera sensor

High resolutions on tiny sensors usually mean disappointingly noisy images, but Sony claims that the industry-first 0.8-µm bit buckets on the IMX586 were "designed and manufactured with techniques that improve light collection efficiency and photoelectric conversion efficiency over conventional products", possibly leading to crisp images despite the tiny individual pixel wells.

Hi-Tech Equality Florida and Planned Parenthood protest Trump's Supreme Court pick
Author: 0 Equality Florida and Planned Parenthood protest Trump's Supreme Court pick

According to this system, the only judge more conservative than Kavanaugh is Justice Clarence Thomas. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., called him a "superb choice" who is well-qualified for the job. Like Trump's first nominee a year ago, Justice Neil Gorsuch, Kavanaugh would be a young addition who could help remake the court for decades to come with rulings that could restrict abortion, expand gun rights and roll back key parts of Obamacare.

Hi-Tech Microsoft debuts US$399 low-end Surface Go tablet
Author: 0 Microsoft debuts US$399 low-end Surface Go tablet

Microsoft has launched the new Surface Go which has turned out to be the new cheaper Surface Pro alternative that we knew the company has been into making for some time now. The Surface Go comes with 2 Watt stereo speakers with Dolby Audio. Microsoft made no mention of what version of Windows 10 this runs but, as it hasn't specifically stated it, it's likely you'll be working with Windows 10 Home instead of the pared-down Windows found on the Surface Laptop .

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