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Tech South Korea Plans to Bring 5G services Before China and the USA
Author: 0 South Korea Plans to Bring 5G services Before China and the USA

SK Telecom spokeswoman Irene Kim told Reuters the company had internal discussions and chose to launch the 5G service early as the company had networks and customers ready. SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus - launched 5G services at 11pm local time on Wednesday, according to media reports, but only for a handful of celebrities in what their United States rival dismissed as a publicity stunt.

Tech Verizon Just Kids plan is both cynical and safe
Author: 0 Verizon Just Kids plan is both cynical and safe

Appropriately dubbed " Just Kids ", Verizon is offering this new plan as an alternative to its standard unlimited plans, as it serves up additional parental controls and restrictions. Verizon is expected to roll out the new mobile data plan on April 4. Verizon on Tuesday introduced the first wireless plan from a major provider that is "designed to meet the needs of both parents and kids".

Tech Windows 10 May 2019 Update won't badger users with automatic updates
Author: 0 Windows 10 May 2019 Update won't badger users with automatic updates

Microsoft intends Windows updates to make the operating system more powerful and easier to use. Microsoft is continuing to tweak how the Windows 10 update process works. Microsoft is also backporting these options to the April 2018 and October 2018 update . Details for each Windows 10 version will be represented on one page that can easily be searched by keyword, including important announcements, new blog posts, service and support updates and other news.

Tech Nintendo Switch Online adds the freakishly hard NES Mario next week
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch Online adds the freakishly hard NES Mario next week

The Lost Levels and Star Soldier . Originally released in Japan as Super Mario Bros .® 2, this game has previously made only brief cameo appearances in the Western Hemisphere. Star Soldier , developed by Hudson Soft, launched in 1986 as a spiritual successor to Tecmo's Star Force. Dream, and Star Soldier on April 10, Nintendo announced .

Tech Google Duplex Support Looks Live for Select Phones Other Than Pixels
Author: 0 Google Duplex Support Looks Live for Select Phones Other Than Pixels

Woot is offering the 128GB version of the Pixel 3 XL , which normally costs $999 if you buy it directly from Google. Duplex , Google's solution for a problem we didn't realize may have existed until previous year when the company announced it during Google I/O, is apparently supported on select phones that aren't Pixels now.

Author: 0 Verizon launches 5G in Chicago, Minneapolis at $10 extra cost

Verizon becomes the first wireless carrier in the United States to flip the switch on speedy, smartphone-ready 5G service in select urban areas. In Chicago, 5G coverage is available in the following areas or places: West Loop, South Loop, Union Station, Willis Tower, The Art Institute of Chicago, Millennium Park, The Chicago Theatre, the Verizon store on The Magnificent Mile, The Gold Coast, Old Town, and River North.

Tech AirPower Charging Mat Plans Cancelled By Apple
Author: 0 AirPower Charging Mat Plans Cancelled By Apple

According to journalists at TechCrunch , Apple decided not to release a wireless charging AirPower. Samsung's latest phones feature a variety of bleeding-edge upgrades, including 5G connectivity, quad rear cameras, Infinity-O displays, and two-way wireless charging.

Tech Apple cuts iPhone XR prices in India
Author: 0 Apple cuts iPhone XR prices in India

The 128GB iPhone XR will be available at a price of Rs. 58,400 to HDFC customers, while the 256GB model will be available at a net price of Rs. 67,400 to HDFC card holders. Apple CEO Tim Cook said in an analyst call in January that the company had absorbed all currency fluctuations to decide on a local market price for iPhone models of 2018.

Tech Walmart Launches Voice-Enabled Grocery Shopping with Google Assistant
Author: 0 Walmart Launches Voice-Enabled Grocery Shopping with Google Assistant

To use the feature, users are required to add and link their existing Walmart accounts to Google Assistant which will enable them to shop using voice commands, just like Amazon offers with Alexa, The Verge reported on Tuesday. NEW YORK (AP) - Walmart will now allow its shoppers to order their groceries by voice through Google's smart home assistant, its latest attempt to challenge Amazon's growing dominance.

Tech PlayStation Store now offers refunds on pre-orders and 'faulty' content
Author: 0 PlayStation Store now offers refunds on pre-orders and 'faulty' content

For what it's worth, the Xbox refund policy is like Steam's . You can return it for a refund as long as you did not download or install it. You can not cancel or obtain a refund for your purchase of a change of online ID . The funds are added back to your PlayStation Wallet regardless of payment method. If a pre-order was made within 14 days of release, users will have the standard two weeks to cancel it - assuming they don't try and sneak in a download.

Tech New iPhones have two-way wireless charging, bigger batteries
Author: 0 New iPhones have two-way wireless charging, bigger batteries

Apple has listed one useful of the Powerbeats Pro; if you charge them for just 5 minutes, they will give you an added battery life of 1.5 hours. The wireless incarnation of the earlier Powerbeats 3 headphones, unlike Airpods these will not actually fall from your ears when you exercise, and are sweat and water resistant, making them suitable for your daily workout.

Tech Elon Musk turns rapper with song honouring Harambe
Author: 0 Elon Musk turns rapper with song honouring Harambe

In a series of Tweets, the CEO also reminded his fans how the track was one of his "finest works". This seems like an absurd april fools joke, but somehow it's not. " I'm disappointed that my record label failed", he added . As of Monday morning, it had been played more than 914,000 times. Recently, Musk even appeared on Meme Review , created by immensely popular YouTuber Felix Kjellberg, better known as "PewDiePie".

Tech Millions of Facebook user records exposed in data breach
Author: 0 Millions of Facebook user records exposed in data breach

In its response, Facebook said that the company's policies prevented storing data in public databases, and that it worked with Amazon to remove the material. Cultura Colectiva , which has been around since 2013, urges readers to share its stories on Facebook , Twitter, WhatsApp and Pinterest. Notably, this data is no longer in Facebook's control.

Tech Redmi 7 Philippine launch hinted at by Xiaomi
Author: 0 Redmi 7 Philippine launch hinted at by Xiaomi

After the price cut, the Redmi Note 5 Pro 4GB RAM variation is priced at Rs. 12,999, while its 6GB RAM demonstrate is accessible at Rs. 13,999. At Rs 4,499, the Xiaomi Redmi Go went on its first sale on 22 March. Although it is not up for purchase yet, we can expect it to go become available in the next flash sale date i.e. April 3, 2019. The Mi Band - HRX Edition will be available at Rs 999 during the festival, after a discount of Rs 300 over its general selling price.

Tech WhatsApp has a new Dark Mode in the latest Beta
Author: 0 WhatsApp has a new Dark Mode in the latest Beta

Now, some concrete information regarding the WhatsApp Dark Mode has been revealed by the latest leak. It can be noted that colour of the WhatsApp interface background might vary with the type of display panel of the device, as reports are coming in that the dark mode will turn black on OLED screens and dark greyish on the LCD screen.

Tech Google brings Smart Compose and Email Scheduling to Gmail
Author: 0 Google brings Smart Compose and Email Scheduling to Gmail

The new email scheduling feature will help those resources to schedule an email to be sent later. The Send button will now have a drop-down menu, from where you can schedule your email that when it should be delivered. The app brings gesture-based UI, Smart Inbox feature as well as the ability to customize the sidebar. Inbox also allowed you to get rid of any other to-do app.

Tech Cloudflare launches VPN that speeds up your Internet
Author: 0 Cloudflare launches VPN that speeds up your Internet

The VPN service arrives via the company's existing 1.1.1.1 app, which launched past year. "We wanted to build a VPN service that my dad would install on his phone". Warp isn't yet available for signup, but the company has opened a waiting list, where users can go and get notified when the app becomes available.

Tech Huawei set to launch P30 series in India next week
Author: 0 Huawei set to launch P30 series in India next week

Talking of smaller foldable devices , Yu said that the company plans "for a smaller foldable phone", perhaps half the size of Huawei P30 Pro . Huawei might skip the P30 model altogether in India. It comes with IP68 rating which means that is water and dust proof. The HUAWEI P30 Pro also houses a large, high-density 4,200mAh battery, and supports 40W HUAWEI SuperCharge, which gives the device 70 percent charge in 30 minutes.

Tech Japan Display to Supply OLED Screens for Apple Watch
Author: 0 Japan Display to Supply OLED Screens for Apple Watch

The size of a standard iPhone has stayed the same between generations, with the iPhone X and iPhone XS boasting a 5.8-inch display - but that might not be the case for much longer. But Japan Display will be hoping that this deal will be a stepping stone to producing OLED iPhone displays later. "Samsung Display has built up its experience, technologies and production capacity over more than a decade".

Tech Delays as major U.S. airlines hit by computer outages
Author: 0 Delays as major U.S. airlines hit by computer outages

At Tampa International Airport, some Southwest flights were delayed by almost two hours, the airport's website showed, with other airlines experiencing delays as well. "Mainline operations are affected to varying degrees". Delta said in a statement that some of its connecting flights were impacted. United said 150 flights by its United Express regional carriers were delayed.

Tech WhatsApp Rolling Out Tools To Control Who Adds You to a Group
Author: 0 WhatsApp Rolling Out Tools To Control Who Adds You to a Group

Firstly, users need to navigate to Settings - Account - Privacy and select Groups option, where they can see the above mentioned Nobody/ My Contacts/ Everyone options and can select accordingly. 'WhatsApp groups continue to connect family, friends, coworkers, classmates and more, ' a spokesman for WhatsApp said in a statement. WhatsApp status will also be updated to have those you interact with most appearing at the top as opposed to the current feed that ranks most recent ...

Tech ‘Skyrim Grandma’ Shirley Curry Will Be Added to ‘The Elder Scrolls 6’
Author: 0 ‘Skyrim Grandma’ Shirley Curry Will Be Added to ‘The Elder Scrolls 6’

Of course, given the sheer volume of leaks these days, there's every chance more than a few juicy details will emerge over the coming months. And so, the fans found in TES: Blades a rather amusing and unusual feature: you can't call your city after the Bethesda director Todd Howard (Todd Howard) since such a name is for some reason insulting.

Tech Nokia X71 with punch-hole display, triple camera launched: Top features
Author: 0 Nokia X71 with punch-hole display, triple camera launched: Top features

HMD Global has finally unveiled the all-new Nokia X71 along with the Nokia 9 PureView today in Taipei, Taiwan. The X71 is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 660 processor along with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal memory. On the back, the Nokia X71 features a triple-camera setup with a primary 48MP Sony sensor (f/1.8). The smartphone includes a 3,500mAh battery. Like other mid-range Android smartphones from HMD Global , the X71 has a microSD card slot supporting further expansion ...

Tech Did Borderlands just leak its own release date?
Author: 0 Did Borderlands just leak its own release date?

Of course, the game may also be released to Steam at some point, but unless an official announcement has been made, no one can know for sure. Courtesy of Twitter user Wario64 , it also appears that Borderlands 3 will be released on the Epic Games Store .

Tech Google Finally Fixed Ambient Display Screen Flashes on Pixel 3!
Author: 0 Google Finally Fixed Ambient Display Screen Flashes on Pixel 3!

Google has also improved the display on the Pixel 3 and 3XL with the larger of the two even getting an nearly fully edge-to-edge 6.3-inch screen. Google in its generic statement says that "no reports of active customer exploitation or abuse" through the surfaced issues.

Tech Blackout announces Alcatraz map, going free to play throughout April
Author: 0 Blackout announces Alcatraz map, going free to play throughout April

Promoting "close quarters" combat, this map should provide players with an all-new experience when it comes to battle royale. The trailer Activision published today (which you can see above) certainly makes it seem like Alcatraz will play host to plenty of intense battles, but beyond that trailer, it seems we'll have to wait until the map is here to find out more about it.

Tech Microsoft Surface Book 2 refreshed with 8th-gen Intel processors
Author: 0 Microsoft Surface Book 2 refreshed with 8th-gen Intel processors

That upgraded option has now hit Microsoft's Surface Store, adding $200 to be base price, but still $500 less than the Core i7 88th gen version. The 13.5-inch variant is listed in an 8GB RAM option, where users can pick from three processor options mentioned above.

Tech How To Schedule Emails With Gmail's New Feature
Author: 0 How To Schedule Emails With Gmail's New Feature

When you're ready to schedule, click the arrow next to the blue "Send" button on PC and click " schedule send ". Smart Compose is now smarterGmail's Smart Compose feature has now got smarter. Today, Gmail is the premiere free email service, a centerpiece of the workday for countless professionals. And it's also now capable of suggesting email subjects based on the content of your email.

Tech Samsung Galaxy Note 10 could be launched in two sizes
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 10 could be launched in two sizes

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G will hit the market in South Korea starting on April 5, the company announced on Monday. The 256GB model will cost 1.39 million South Korea won (about $1,226 / £933) while the 512GB model is priced at 1.55 million won (about $1,367 / £1,041).

Tech Gmail on iOS finally gets customizable swipe actions
Author: 0 Gmail on iOS finally gets customizable swipe actions

Along with swipe actions , Gmail is also getting 3D Touch support, where you can snooze notifications for an email by using 3D Touch or a long press. This means that once your preferences have been defined, a single swipe to the left and right will manage an email; for instance, a left-swipe to delete it or a right one to archive it.

Tech Sega's Mega Drive Mini is official and coming this September
Author: 0 Sega's Mega Drive Mini is official and coming this September

Kotaku reports that the announcement was made on stage at Sega Fes 2019 . It's understood that the North American and European titles may vary. And for anyone with original controllers, sorry, but they won't work. Its been a few... decades since then, and as I watch my face instantly transform into an ocean of wrinkles, I'm looking at the rebirth of SEGA's greatest console.

Author: 0 Google adds Snake game to Maps apps for April Fool's Day gag

There's no actual snake this time, instead you play as a public transport vehicle, like a Tokyo bullet train, San Francisco cable auto or a London double decker bus, and pickup passengers on an 8-bit map of their respective cities. According to Google , players will also be able to pick up "fun surprises" from each city. Now just swipe to move your train or bus around the map to pick up passengers and landmarks.

Tech Google Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL storage and colour options revealed
Author: 0 Google Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL storage and colour options revealed

That's one reason why the Pixel 3a is gaining a lot of interest but Google may be adding one more: a purple color that could be exclusive to the mid-range line. The Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL will not be as powerful as the regular Pixel 3 duo (which benefits from the speed of Qualcomm's high-end Snapdragon 845 processor).

Tech Twitter app's dark mode gets even darker with an OLED-ready update
Author: 0 Twitter app's dark mode gets even darker with an OLED-ready update

Twitter got Night mode for both iOS and Android phones in 2016 and in the following year, it was released to the desktop versions. Swipe right to check out our new dark mode . The panel will only light up when the pixels are not black. There's no word on when this feature will make it to the Android app and the web, but the company told Engadget that it's coming soon .