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Tech Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy S9: is it worth upgrading?
Author: 0 Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy S9: is it worth upgrading?

The first visible change in the Galaxy S9 became thicker glass Corning Gorilla Glass 5. In fact, with a cost of £869 SIM-only, the S9+ is £130 more expensive than the standard £739 Galaxy S9. This allows the camera to switch between f/2.4, which is ideal for daylight scenes, and f/1.5, which yields better results in low-light situations.

Tech Revealed specifications of the Moto smartphones E5
Author: 0 Revealed specifications of the Moto smartphones E5

The Moto E5 Plus will feature better specifications, followed by the Moto E5 and lastly the Moto E5 Play will have least specifications of the three. This phone will run at a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 process, and it will be unveiled at 8.0 oreo out-of-the-box. There should also a MicroSD card slot for further expanding the storage.

Tech Google could potentially launch developer preview of Android P in mid-March
Author: 0 Google could potentially launch developer preview of Android P in mid-March

According to earlier rumors, Android P would feature Material Design 2.0 with revamped icons, animations, and colors. So yes, the new Android P may come with a set of innovative features to amaze the masses around. Text strings found in the commits suggest there will be option to block numbers based on the following criteria. However, once call blocking is disabled, users will see a notification which will tell them that call blocking is disabled and they can go back to the settings menu to ...

Tech Amazon agrees deal to buy Ring 'for more than $1bn'
Author: 0 Amazon agrees deal to buy Ring 'for more than $1bn'

The joint online retailer, Amazon shaking hands with Ring to enhance home security market and it also allows to expand in-house delivery services. The technology addresses the ongoing challenge of package theft and provides an additional benefit for Amazon Prime members. Currently, Ring devices can integrate with Amazon's voice-controlled assistant Alexa.

Author: 0 Samsung Partners Sephora to Boost Galaxy S9 Profile

As for the trade-in offer of up to $400, Google doesn't actually list any values for eligible phones, so you'll have to find out on your own during the checkout process. The Exynos 9810 was expected to be more powerful than the Snapdragon 845 chipset and stand on par with Apple's A11 Bionic SoC used in the iPhone X .

Tech Xiaomi Mi TV 4A launched in India; Know Specification, Price
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi TV 4A launched in India; Know Specification, Price

The chatter around the internet points out that this new model could be the Mi TV 4A , a smaller version of the Mi TV 4 that is already on sale in the Chinese market. If that's what ends up being official pricing of the TV's Xiaomi could soon capture the Indian TV market like it did in the smartphone segment. However, it ups the RAM from 1GB to 2GB of DDR4 dual-channel RAM and internal storage from 4GB to 8GB of eMMC 5.1.

Tech Kane Williamson will make his return in the third ODI
Author: 0 Kane Williamson will make his return in the third ODI

Echoing similar sentiments, Root spelled out the all-rounder's feelings are plain for all to see whenever he pulls on the shirt. Immediately following the altercation with two men outside a Bristol nightclub last September which eventually ruled Stokes out of the Ashes series, the European Central Bank said that he would remain the team's vice-captain.

Tech Funeral service for Rev. Billy Graham
Author: 0 Funeral service for Rev. Billy Graham

Christianity Today will be reporting from today's funeral, and this post will continue to be updated with dispatches from the event, which will be streamed live starting at noon EST. Former president Barack Obama is unable to attend the funeral, while two former presidents, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton , traveled to Charlotte ahead of the service to pay their respects while Graham's body lay in repose.

Tech Ubisoft Acquires Brawlhalla Developer Blue Mammoth Games
Author: 0 Ubisoft Acquires Brawlhalla Developer Blue Mammoth Games

The game is also growing as an esport. The studio will grow he said, but only slowly, and Brawlhalla will continue to be developed. For those not familiar, Brawlhalla is a 2D fighting game similar to the likes of Nintendo's Super Smash Brothers franchise; however, it makes use of a mix of Norse mythology and insane character personalities.

Tech Light Phone 2 brings messaging to the anti-smartphone
Author: 0 Light Phone 2 brings messaging to the anti-smartphone

The keyboard is an important addition because it adds messaging features to the Light Phone 2, compared to the Light Phone which only worked with calls. Light noted that the device doesn't require a carrier because it uses a nano SIM card. "The value of the Light Phone is in it's intentional lack of features and the self-empowerment that comes with the conscious decision to leave your smartphone behind".

Tech GitHub Hit With Largest DDoS Attack Ever Recorded
Author: 0 GitHub Hit With Largest DDoS Attack Ever Recorded

Within 10 minutes the company called for help from a DDoS mitigation service similar to Google's Project Shield , Akamai's Prolexic , which took over to filter and weed out malicious traffic packets. In most past cases, attackers didn't have the firepower to launch DDoS attacks if victims ignored the ransom demand. However, there are no authentication protections on these servers, meaning that if exposed to the public, an attacker can access them, sending them a small data packet that ...

Tech Weekend weather: More snow and rain heading into March
Author: 0 Weekend weather: More snow and rain heading into March

Friday night . The result will be a heavy, wet snow that will accumulate for some of us, but accumulations will be elevation-dependent, with higher elevations and areas farther north and east seeing the highest snow totals. A slight chance of snow in the afternoon. Monday: An 80 percent chance of rain and snow, high near 43. Even though the precipitation will slow down on Saturday , coastal flooding will still be a threat as tides will be high through Saturday evening.

Tech Three confirmed dead in Fermanagh house fire
Author: 0 Three confirmed dead in Fermanagh house fire

DUP leader Arlene Foster said those who died were members of the same family. Those killed were a mother and her two children originally from Doncaster in England who had previously lived in Tralee in Kerry before moving to Fermanagh around 12 months ago.

Tech Huawei P20 Lite leak reveals iPhone X-like notch, key specs
Author: 0 Huawei P20 Lite leak reveals iPhone X-like notch, key specs

The report also reveals that the device will be powered by an octa core Kirin 659 chipset coupled with 4GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage and a 3520mAh battery. We can expect the entire Huawei P20 series phones to have powerful cameras on board. It will be available in Black and Blue color options. This is the closest thing yet to an official specs list for the P20 Lite.

Tech French embassy 'under attack' in Burkina Faso's capital
Author: 0 French embassy 'under attack' in Burkina Faso's capital

Increased attacks at the border with Mali have forced thousands to flee in the past year. Photos online show a large cloud of black smoke in the downtown area. The landlocked country of around 19 million exports cotton and gold. Jean-Marc Châtaigner, France's ambassador to West Africa's Sahel region, tweeted: "Terrorist attack this morning in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: solidarity with colleagues and Burkinabe friends".

Tech Walmart, 2 other companies: Consumers must be 21 to buy a gun
Author: 0 Walmart, 2 other companies: Consumers must be 21 to buy a gun

Dick's, including its offshoot Field & Stream, announced its stores will stop selling guns to anyone under 21. We will no longer sell assault-style rifles, also referred to as modern sporting rifles. Dick's Sporting Goods and Walmart have moved to restrict gun sales. "I don't think it's going to solve the problem", Richter said. Dick's Sporting Goods , one of the largest sports retailers in the country, grabbed the headlines Wednesday when it announced its stores will no ...

Tech Instagram to Launch Voice & Video Calling Feature Soon
Author: 0 Instagram to Launch Voice & Video Calling Feature Soon

If Instagram implements the voice and video calling features, then we can expect the platform to steal the spotlight from Snapchat with its visually appealing nature. Beyond Stories, Instagram has been working hard to leapfrog Snapchat with new features like replay privacy controls that Snapchat lacks. Facebook Messenger experimented VoIP audio calling back in 2013 and video calling in 2015.

Tech Xperia XZ2, XZ2 Compact get full HD super slow-mo, but…
Author: 0 Xperia XZ2, XZ2 Compact get full HD super slow-mo, but…

For the worldwide market, Sony Xperia XZ2 comes with 4GB of RAM. These screens aren't that far off in resolution, although Apple has a slight advantage: the iPhone X screen is 2436×1125, while the Xperia XZ2 comes in at 2160×1080. That's a fringe benefit, but hey, it's something. Aside from its top and bottom bezels becoming much smaller which allows for more viewing space, the device's corners have also dropped some of its sharp edge feel which makes the XZ2 look sleeker than its ...

Tech Apple Plans To Release 3 New iPhones, Including It's Largest One Ever!
Author: 0 Apple Plans To Release 3 New iPhones, Including It's Largest One Ever!

We acknowledge that both Samsung and Apple make very good smartphone cameras that are performing at the very top among other smartphones. As The Wall Street Journal recently highlighted , slumping sales can also be attributed to the fact that older devices are remaining popular for longer than anticipated.

Tech Samsung Presents Galaxy S9's Dual-Aperture Camera
Author: 0 Samsung Presents Galaxy S9's Dual-Aperture Camera

Celcom's plans also comes with free unlimited social apps (WhatsApp and WeChat), free 10GB Video Waller, and free unlimited Yonder Music. Once recorded, the user can choose to save it as a GIF or use it as a wallpaper for their home or lock screen .

Tech Apple Watch Series 3 users can now track skiing and snowboarding activity
Author: 0 Apple Watch Series 3 users can now track skiing and snowboarding activity

For the time being, Apple is promoting a selection of third-party apps to make these features available to users. Developers of apps like snoww , Slopes , Squaw Alpine , Snocru , and Ski Tracks have rolled out updates that leverage the built-in Global Positioning System and altimeter in the Apple Watch Series 3 and custom workout APIs released in watchOS 4 .2 to let users track skiing and snowboarding metrics, Apple said.

Tech Facebook's Jobs tool goes online in 40 more countries
Author: 0 Facebook's Jobs tool goes online in 40 more countries

The Jobs tool was released in the U.S. and Canada in 2017. After candidates apply , Facebook will naturally associate the business Page with the job searcher by means of a Messenger discussion to empower applications to discuss straightforwardly with the organization and affirm their data was gotten.

Tech Toronto firm's AR tech featured in Samsung Galaxy S9 Bixby camera
Author: 0 Toronto firm's AR tech featured in Samsung Galaxy S9 Bixby camera

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus last Monday in this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC) at Barcelona, Spain. Koh did hint in the conversation that Samsung's speaker will be a more expensive product, suggesting "When I introduce the first model, I don't want to give the impression that Samsung delivered another affordable mass model".

Tech Microsoft confirm Xbox One 0x87dd0006 sign in issues hit online services
Author: 0 Microsoft confirm Xbox One 0x87dd0006 sign in issues hit online services

It might not affect you right now but sharing personal information without permission is not an issue to be overlooked, especially since Xbox Live has more than 55 million users . Spatial audio sounds have been added for Guide and Home, as well. The company says that it's revamping the Xbox Live Gold experience with a dedicated tab that allows you to view all of your Games with Gold, as one of the new experimental features.

Tech Google's Slack Rival Hangouts Chat Rolling Out Next Week
Author: 0 Google's Slack Rival Hangouts Chat Rolling Out Next Week

If we had to guess, Google's document types will simply be added to the Dropbox interfaces when you ask it to create new files, presuming you've linked your Google and Dropbox accounts. G Suite now has its own built-in messaging service which presents a new threat to standalone services like Slack . Quentin Clark , SVP of Engineering, Product and Design at Dropbox, said that both Google and Dropbox have been working together to bring this integration for quite a while now, as it's ...

Tech Huawei offers two punches with tablet, laptop for MWC
Author: 0 Huawei offers two punches with tablet, laptop for MWC

In addition, the HUAWEI MateBook X Pro features the world's first recessed camera which discreetly sits on the keyboard - to activate it, all users need to do is press it and it will pop up, ensuring privacy when it's not being used. Huawei has said it aims to become the top smartphone maker before long, and the company's chief executive, Richard Yu, has said he thinks even the United States government has taken note of the firm's ambitions.

Tech Germany says its government computers hacked, Russian group suspected
Author: 0 Germany says its government computers hacked, Russian group suspected

However, they claimed that it was an "isolated attack" that it had been quickly shut down - although speculation has been rife that the attackers had access for a year or more. There has been no official confirmation of the identity of the perpetrators, and some legislators have suggested that hackers who are deliberately copying Fancy Bear's tactics might be the culprits.

Tech AC Milan reach Cup final on penalty kicks after goalless 210 minutes
Author: 0 AC Milan reach Cup final on penalty kicks after goalless 210 minutes

Earlier, Juventus scored from a disputed penalty to beat Atalanta 1-0 and reach the final for the fourth season in a row, winning their two-leg semi-final 2-0 on aggregate. "We've got to continue working like this and doing even better". Three days after the Serie A match between these two sides was postponed due to heavy snowfall in Turin, Atalanta started the brighter as Remo Freuler and Papu Gomez both came close with their attempts.

Tech Take that Model X - Jaguar reveals I-Pace electric SUV
Author: 0 Take that Model X - Jaguar reveals I-Pace electric SUV

Performance is taken care of by dual electric motors, one driving the front wheels and the other at the rear, with a combined 394bhp (400hp) and 513lb.ft ( 696Nm ) delivering 0-62mph in 4.8 seconds onto a top speed of 124mph. A glass panoramic roof is standard, and the interior can be had in either leatherette or proper leather. The center stack is all about screens. Measuring 184.3 inches in length, the I-Pace is just 2 inches shorter than the F-Pace.

Tech South Korea Urges Washington, Pyongyang to Ease Tensions to Hold Dialogue
Author: 0 South Korea Urges Washington, Pyongyang to Ease Tensions to Hold Dialogue

Ivanka Trump , U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter and senior White House adviser, and Kim Yong Chol of the North Korea delegation attend the closing ceremony. "Like we have said repeatedly, we consider any restrictions on us as an act of war", the North's foreign ministry said in a statement carried by the state-run KCNA news agency.

Tech Wicklow included in Status Red Weather alert
Author: 0 Wicklow included in Status Red Weather alert

She added that exceptionally high amounts of snow for eastern parts of Wicklow and southern parts of Dublin were forecast. There is also the possibility of coastal flooding in Dundalk and Blackrock tomorrow and Saturday with the OPW predicting surges of up to 3 metres.

Tech LG G7 'Neo' appears in hands-on images, specifications revealed
Author: 0 LG G7 'Neo' appears in hands-on images, specifications revealed

The Israeli publication said that it was codenamed Neo and like the iPhone X, came with a notch. The device is believed to be the prototype that LG reportedly chose to scrap in favor of a new device codenamed "Judy ". The LG G7 Neo has a 3120x1440 pixel display which puts the aspect ratio of the screen at 19.5:9 making it one of the tallest displays on Android said the report .

Tech Android Oreo vs Android One vs Android Go: All their differences, explained
Author: 0 Android Oreo vs Android One vs Android Go: All their differences, explained

Even though Google has announced that the average cost of Android Go smartphones will be around $50, manufacturers are demanding more due to import duties and other related costs. Android Go apps such as Maps, Assistant, YouTube Go , Chrome and others are not only optimized for the OS, but also are small in size. Google had already installed a few apps and games for us to check out and appreciate the Go edition of Android Oreo.