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Tech Samsung Galaxy A20 goes on first sale today: Price, full specifications
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy A20 goes on first sale today: Price, full specifications

The company has announced that it will be merging the J-series smartphones with the A-series via Samsung Malaysia's official YouTube channel. Samsung has an event tomorrow where it will unveil new members of its Galaxy A series. As far as the specifications are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy A20 smartphone offers a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display with 720x1560 pixel resolution.

Tech Microsoft to offer users more flexibility with Windows 10 major updates
Author: 0 Microsoft to offer users more flexibility with Windows 10 major updates

The latest bi-annual update is available for Windows Insiders in the Release Preview ring since yesterday, and today's patch will bump the build number to 18362.53 ( KB4495666 ). One of the main highlights will be the ability for users to manage the download or not of future security updates according to their importance. Under the "Stop getting preview builds" section, turn Off the toggle switch.

Tech Bezos Hires SpaceX’s Fired Vice President to Run Satellite Project
Author: 0 Bezos Hires SpaceX’s Fired Vice President to Run Satellite Project

Project Kuiper, as it is named, is reportedly the latest space ambition of the firm's founder, Jeff Bezos . Details of the plans were first reported by Geekwire , and based on filings with the International Telecommunications Union. Badyal was formerly SpaceX's VP of Satellites, in charge of its Starlink division. Badyal continued to insist on longer development schedules for Starlink satellites than what Musk wanted, and the SpaceX CEO is known for setting deadlines he expects to be met.

Tech Microsoft’s Chromium Edge browser is here: Why you should try it
Author: 0 Microsoft’s Chromium Edge browser is here: Why you should try it

You can select to install either the Dev or Canary build or both side by side. However, Microsoft released the first build of Edge last night and we finally got a chance to test the features. One thing to watch as this browser develops is how Microsoft plans to differentiate its browser from Chrome and how to make it more friendly for enterprise users too.

Tech Mobile carriers in South Korea & U.S. scramble to launch 5G services
Author: 0 Mobile carriers in South Korea & U.S. scramble to launch 5G services

The 5G networks of the three South Korean mobile operators went live at 11 p.m. Wednesday, hours before US carrier Verizon turned on its 5G network in some areas of Minneapolis and Chicago a week ahead of schedule. Samsung was the first to unwrap a 5G phone in February when it unveiled the Galaxy S10 5G and a almost $2,000 folding smartphone, putting the world's top smartphone maker by volume in pole position in the 5G race, some analysts say.

Tech Samsung Galaxy S10 fingerprint scanner fooled by 3D printed fingerprint
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S10 fingerprint scanner fooled by 3D printed fingerprint

A concern, he notes, is that payment and banking apps are increasingly using the authentication from a fingerprint sensor to unlock, and all he needed to unlock his phone was a photograph, some software, and access to a 3D printer. "There's nothing stopping me from stealing your fingerprints without you ever knowing, then printing gloves with your fingerprints built into them and going and committing a crime".

Tech Windows 10 Relaxes About External Storage Removal
Author: 0 Windows 10 Relaxes About External Storage Removal

Your system will now default to Better performance when writing on USB drives . The default policy for removable storage devices in the Windows 10 1809 build is now Quick Removal , which negates the need to safely remove USB drives before unplugging them.

Tech Beats launches its new wireless Powerbeats Pro headphones
Author: 0 Beats launches its new wireless Powerbeats Pro headphones

Amazon's wireless earbuds will allow users to access information, weather, and music and even order goods on the go using only their voice. However, the report cautions that the Amazon earbuds won't have built-in cellular connectivity and will require pairing with a phone, meaning agreements will have to be reached with Google and Apple to achieve full Alexa integration on the move.

Tech Here’s why you can’t use AirPlay with Netflix right now
Author: 0 Here’s why you can’t use AirPlay with Netflix right now

The streaming giant has now come forward, explaining why it removed AirPlay support from its iOS app. "Therefore, we have chose to discontinue Netflix AirPlay support to ensure our standard of quality for viewing is being met. So why would it apply to AirPlay? But over the weekend, Netflix suggested to The Verge that Apple is to blame. And it would spawn dozens of conspiracy theories, most tied to the fact that Apple recently announced a coming TV service called TV+ that will compete ...

Author: 0 Google's Top Brain Researcher Joins Apple's AI Efforts

The nonprofit was founded in 2015 with the goal of using AI to benefit humanity and is still open today, but Goodfellow decided there were greener pastures back at Google. Goodfellow invented a form of AI called generative adversarial networks or GANs, which pits two neural networks (generative and discriminative) against each other to create realistic images and videos.

Tech Major delays as multiple airlines face system-wide issues
Author: 0 Major delays as multiple airlines face system-wide issues

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said airports in Chicago, New York , Boston, Atlanta, Miami and Detroit suffered computer issues, according to the Associated Press . Delta said it didn't expect any cancellations among the Delta Express flights delayed by the outage . The airlines spent Monday morning apologizing to delayed customers around the country.

Tech Xbox Live Gold subscription cost to rise in the UK
Author: 0 Xbox Live Gold subscription cost to rise in the UK

Microsoft has experimented with combo subscriptions in the past , called Xbox All Access. Microsoft has emailed Xbox Live Gold members to say that from May 8 the price of a subscription is going to increase by more than 15%. That's $5 per month less than the two services cost on their own. It's a tense, multiplayer survival game in which you hunt down giant monsters and-guess what-engage them in a form of "showdown".

Tech Next Week, Fortnite Is Adding Apex Legends-Like Respawn System
Author: 0 Next Week, Fortnite Is Adding Apex Legends-Like Respawn System

Epic Games latest dev update reveals that the respawn feature will go live in Fortnite next week when the Reboot Vans roll out in update v8.30. A massive ban wave seems to have come down on Apex Legends cheaters recently, judging by the distraught posts that have come out of hacking forums in the past few days.

Author: 0 Netflix stops supporting Apple AirPlay

While Netflix has made no announcement about the change, the company does make reference to it on its support pages. Either way, it's a shame. AirPlay is Apple's content-sharing feature that lets users play videos, photos, music and other media from iOS devices on Apple TV and select AirPlay 2-enabled TVs and smart speakers.

Tech Division 2's Hardest Stronghold Drops Tomorrow - New Gear, Weapons, and Apparel
Author: 0 Division 2's Hardest Stronghold Drops Tomorrow - New Gear, Weapons, and Apparel

Invasion: Battle for D.C.is the first of three free content drops for The Division 2 in its Year 1. The Tidal Basin Stronghold is unlocked upon completion of the mission and players will need to reclaim it from the Black Tusks. Is there any new weapons or gear coming to The Division 2? The Division 2 was released last month for PC, Xbox One, and PS4. Head to the White House base of operations and complete the daily missions available to you.

Tech Here's The First Borderlands 3 Gameplay Trailer
Author: 0 Here's The First Borderlands 3 Gameplay Trailer

The Borderlands 3 reveal trailer shows multiple shots of locales with religious references, including the Holy Broadcast Center and an illuminated sign claiming "Rapture Upon Us, Holy Is The Mouth That Bleeds", suggesting the game will have some kind of Biblical apocalypse slant.

Tech Huawei P30 Pro's price will be announced on April 9
Author: 0 Huawei P30 Pro's price will be announced on April 9

With the P30 or P30 Pro in hand, users can capture incredible photos and videos in every scenario. The official placeholder for the Huawei P30 Pro on Amazon India has also revealed April 9 arrival date. Another unique feature is the camera offers 5x optical zoom and up to 50x digital zoom. Inside the Huawei P30 lite , the AI mobile chipset Kirin 710 works in tandem with EMUI 9.0.1 and 128GB of internal storage .

Tech Korea Launches 5G Smartphone Networks Ahead of Schedule
Author: 0 Korea Launches 5G Smartphone Networks Ahead of Schedule

South Korean service providers are looking to start cashing in after spending billions on marketing campaigns for the new technology. The Ministry of Science and ICT said South Korea's 5G networks went live at 11pm local time, which claimed the title of being the "world's first" set of commercialised 5G networks.

Tech Nintendo is adding VR modes to Zelda and Super Mario on Switch
Author: 0 Nintendo is adding VR modes to Zelda and Super Mario on Switch

This in combination with the variety of locations and activities shown off in the Zelda footage seems to imply you can experience the entirety of the epic adventure in virtual reality. Breath of the Wild looks to be a full-VR experience but the trailer doesn't really tell us anything. Nintendo Labo VR packed can be purchased on April 12th for $99.99 CAD.

Tech College students allegedly scammed Apple out of nearly $1M in iPhone replacements
Author: 0 College students allegedly scammed Apple out of nearly $1M in iPhone replacements

Apple would then replace the knockoffs with genuine models - in most cases, new phones - that the pair would ship back to China to be resold for a profit, of which they received a cut. The students shipped the real iPhones that came in replacements to China. Jiang would then take the fake iPhones to Apple either in-person to Apple retail stores or by means of the online fix program.

Tech The tiny Palm phone is no longer just a sidekick
Author: 0 The tiny Palm phone is no longer just a sidekick

Digital Trends, for example, was only able to muster half a star out of five in a review that criticized it for its poor hardware, confused raison d'être, and high price, though Thursday's update is a clear effort to address some of these issues.

Tech World's first 5G phone released in South Korea
Author: 0 World's first 5G phone released in South Korea

The company also reserves the right to reject the trade-in device, in which case the buyer only gets a US$25 discount. This is the world's first "available" Smartphone that has built-in fifth-generation communications. Commercialising 5G gives South Korea the chance to build around the technology, which is crucial for the future development of devices such as autonomous vehicles and the Internet of Things.

Tech WhatsApp Business app officially launched on iOS
Author: 0 WhatsApp Business app officially launched on iOS

The WhatsApp Business app is available for free download to iOS users in Brazil, Germany, Indonesia, India, Mexico, the United Kingdom, and the US. The Android version of app has been available in the Google Play Store for over a year now. It also includes additional messaging tools to enable businesses to communicate with their customers.

Tech Mystery Motorola flagship with four rear cameras could rival Nokia 9
Author: 0 Mystery Motorola flagship with four rear cameras could rival Nokia 9

One can also notice the company's logo right beneath the camera module, while the flashlight is just adjacent to the module. The phone would have a Type-C port for charging and include a 3.5mm headphone jack. The company is planning to terminate it's X-series, so the new smartphone might debut with a new series. As mentioned earlier, there is a possibility of the device seen above being Motorola's 2019 flagship offering.

Tech The Best Look Yet at
Author: 0 The Best Look Yet at "The McLaren of Grand Tourers"

All we're trying to say is from what we can make out these pictures, this new Grand Tourer looks drop-dead gorgeous. Like all McLarens, the auto is centred around the firm's carbon-fibre tub and powered by a version of the twin-turbo V8 engine.

Tech You Can Now Make John Legend Your Google Assistant Voice
Author: 0 You Can Now Make John Legend Your Google Assistant Voice

Instead, he's lent his voice to Google's voice assistant, Google Assistant - albeit only in the United States for a limited period. That means users will now be able to ask their AI helper questions or tell it a command and hear its quirky responses in the singer/songwriter's smooth-flowing voice on Google Home and other Assistant-enabled gadgets.

Tech Mortal Kombat 11 Elemental Fighter 'Cetrion' Revealed
Author: 0 Mortal Kombat 11 Elemental Fighter 'Cetrion' Revealed

Ed Boon confirms that the roster of Mortal Kombat 11 will include 25 characters at launch, with five additional characters coming through DLC, including no Neo from Matrix movie, despite numerous requests in this regard. She is an Elder God who will be taking part in this installment's tournament. Take a look at Mortal Kombat 11's Jade and how she handles herself in combat before the game debuts later this month.

Tech South Korea to launch world's first 5G networks
Author: 0 South Korea to launch world's first 5G networks

SK Telecom is working with its memory-chip making affiliate SK Hynix to build a highly digitised and connected factory powered by 5G technology, Mr. Ryu said. By Friday afternoon, 15,000 buyers had subscribed to the LG UPlus 5G service, and more than 10,000 to KT's offer, the carriers said. Rival US carrier AT&T deployed what it called its 5G E network in 12 cities a year ago with speeds faster than 4G networks but below those being deployed in other fifth-generation systems.

Author: 0 IPhone 5G launch could also be pushed again to 2021

It was already expected that there would be no 5G-capable iPhone in 2019, but according to this report , the company might not be able to release such a device in 2020 either if it sticks to its usual September launch timeframe, because Intel is unlikely to have its modems ready in time.

Tech Apple has cut the price of the HomePod
Author: 0 Apple has cut the price of the HomePod

Apple harbors growing incentives to offer products like the HomePod at lower prices as it concentrates more on the services side of its business. In the U.S., the HomePod is now priced at $299 instead of the previous $349. The smart speaker is now $299 , a $50 cut over the old price. It's worth remembering that, though it may not have been the huge splash Apple might have hoped for - the company has never revealed HomePod sales figures, though third-party analysis suggests it lags in ...

Tech Apple Launches, Next Generation Credit Card, Name:
Author: 0 Apple Launches, Next Generation Credit Card, Name: "Apple Card"

The bad: Even so, "it will lack the full range and diversity of content available through Netflix, Amazon and others, and that is set to limit its appeal", said Martin Garner, an analyst at CCS Insight. Using a credit card to send a person-to-person payment is considered a cash advance, and credit card companies are known to charge exorbitant fees and interest rates to use the feature.