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Author: 0 Samsung's mobile woes drag on profit growth

Samsung's Q2 financial results are in, and while money talk isn't always that exciting, there are some flavorsome tidbits in here that hint strongly at what we'll be seeing from the Samsung Galaxy S10 , Note 9 and foldable Galaxy X . "Second-quarter revenue fell due to softer sales of smartphones and display panels", Samsung said in a statement. If all goes according to rumor, we'll hear tell from Samsung of two separate devices at least: Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy X, and Galaxy F.

Author: 0 Samsung confirms slow Galaxy S9 sales in quarterly report

Samsung also said the mobile market condition will "remain challenging" in the second half of the year amid pricing competition and new product launches, and confirmed that it's launching the new Galaxy Note earlier as a response to that.

Tech OnePlus will Bring Android P To OnePlus 3 and 3T
Author: 0 OnePlus will Bring Android P To OnePlus 3 and 3T

Reportedly, OnePlus 6 users who now have OxygenOS version 5.1.8 running on their phones are facing flickering screen issue on the adaptive brightness mode, especially while running apps and browsers with white background or vivid colours.

Tech You Are Now Able To Do WhatsApp Group Video And Audio Calling
Author: 0 You Are Now Able To Do WhatsApp Group Video And Audio Calling

The group calling feature supports up to four people simultaneously. To use it, you must first start a call with someone, then click the " add participants " button shown in the top right corner of the chat window. Facebook recently rolled out the group calling feature for its photo-sharing app Instagram also. When you receive a group voice or a video call, the incoming call screen will show you all the participants now on the call.

Tech Apple iPad Pro 2018: Everything we know so far
Author: 0 Apple iPad Pro 2018: Everything we know so far

It seems that the same adapter will not be provided with the new iPad Pro models. Japanese site Mac Otakara says the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro will measure in at 247.5mm tall, 178.7mm wide, and 6mm, compared to 250.6mm x 174.1mm x 6.1mm. "A leaked schematic posted by @ OnLeaks shows a 'mysterious connector" on the rear side of the supposed iPad device which is seen placed above the Lightning port.

Author: 0 Leak Suggests the Galaxy Note 9 Won't be as Overpriced as Feared

Moreover, another rumor suggests that the Galaxy Note 9 will be capable of shooting 960fps video for 0.4 seconds which is twice as long as the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus - 0.2 seconds. The phone will cost IDR13,5 million, which is about $940. A leaked image is making the rounds online in which the Galaxy Note 9 S Pen is compared with the Galaxy Note 8's S Pen.

Tech Google starts rolling out dark mode for YouTube on Android devices
Author: 0 Google starts rolling out dark mode for YouTube on Android devices

Even though the mode applies the dark theme to much of the app, the channels will keep their colorful app bars even though the video player remains black before it fully loads. According to the report, the YouTube app for Android will automatically switch to the dark theme when the feature rolls out to users. The reddit user who uploaded the screenshots notes that he's using a Pixel 2 on Android P Beta 4, he's not a Premium user, and he'd had dark mode enabled on his desktop, ...

Tech ‘Pixel Stand’ to be Google’s new smart dock for Pixel 3
Author: 0 ‘Pixel Stand’ to be Google’s new smart dock for Pixel 3

The fastboot screen does include the codename "crosshatch", though, and it also mentions that the phone has 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. It's not the first time we learn about Google's plan, but it puts the unannounced charging dock one step closer to reality.

Author: 0 Apple to take the headphone jack out of iPad

Furthermore, new information has surfaced that offers a glimpse at how Apple intends to tackle the problem on the new iPad Pros . Of course, the device will still have bezels, but it would be very slim. Obviously the fact that it killed off cheaper better headphones from rivals didn't enter into it. Apple can't be facing the same space constraints in the iPad Pro.

Tech F-150 Limited Gets Raptor Power for 2019
Author: 0 F-150 Limited Gets Raptor Power for 2019

Visually, the Limited sports 22-inch wheels and raised lettering on the hood, not to mention a satin finish grille and tailgate applique, window trim, and door handles. At the moment there's an nearly insatiable demand for incredibly luxurious pickup trucks in the United States, so Ford is really ramping things up by extending the availability of its most powerful petrol engine to include models other than the Raptor.

Tech Fortnite's week 3 challenges for season 5 pulls out skeet shooting
Author: 0 Fortnite's week 3 challenges for season 5 pulls out skeet shooting

This, in turn, rewards you with a special loading screen that points to a free Battle Star hidden somewhere around the island, giving you an easy way to level your Battle Pass up by one tier. On the off chance you genuinely don't know what clay pigeon shooting is, it's like a real-life sport where you shoot a clay pigeon (like a clay frisbee/discus) that's launched into the air by this machine.

Tech Xbox Games With Gold for August 2018 Includes Dead Space 3
Author: 0 Xbox Games With Gold for August 2018 Includes Dead Space 3

The second free Xbox One game is the 10th Anniversary Edition of Forza Horizon 2, an open-world racing game released in 2014 that mixes arcade-style racing with realistic driving mechanics. Joined by Sgt. John Carver, travel to the ominous ice planet of Tau Volantis to uncover the secrets of the Necromorph plague. That means that while Forza Horizon 2 will be available for the entirety of August, For Honor's availability will start August 16 and last until mid-September.

Tech Google bans cryptocurrency mining from Android Play Store
Author: 0 Google bans cryptocurrency mining from Android Play Store

Cryptocurrency mining extensions were banned from the Chrome Web Store earlier this year . The last change is the addition of a policy banning apps and developer accounts that impersonate some other party or hide or misrepresent their country of origin.

Tech Sky’s takeover appeal boosted by £1bn profit
Author: 0 Sky’s takeover appeal boosted by £1bn profit

We are excited about the opportunities ahead no matter what our future ownership structure is. Running through the numbers, they boasted about their year-over-year revenue gains, including both consolidated revenue (up 2.1% to $21.7 billion) and cable operations revenue (up 3.4% to $13.7 billion).

Tech EA's Origin Access Premier Launches Next Week
Author: 0 EA's Origin Access Premier Launches Next Week

Origin Access Premier is the tier above the already existing Origin Access that gave you access to a specified list of EA games at a $5 a month price or $30 for a year. People who are into sports games and first-person shooters might be more willing to play all those games if it costs $15 per month or $100 for the year instead of the full $60 at retail.

Tech Lagosians can now enjoy free WiFi services from Google
Author: 0 Lagosians can now enjoy free WiFi services from Google

Google started the program in partnership with 21st Century to make the internet more easily accessible to Nigerians. "Only 35 percent of Africans have access to the web, compared to 48 percent in Asia, 67 in Latin America, 85 in Europe and 95 in North America".

Tech Samsung Gear VR Gets Google’s YouTube VR app
Author: 0 Samsung Gear VR Gets Google’s YouTube VR app

Samsung mentioned ultimate 12 months that it had bought over 5 million Equipment VR equipment to show positive of its telephones into fundamental VR units, although it's unknown what number of are nonetheless in use. The new content lets you go backstage with rock band Portugal. The Man and Hayley Kiyoko as they prepare to take the stage, and get a behind-the-scenes look at the lives of some of our other favorite musicians, through the VR180 Rockstar VR series.

Author: 0 Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) EPS Estimated At $0.61

Earnings per share excluding adjustments were 65 cents per share, up from 52 cents per share past year, beating analyst estimates of 60 cents per share. About 1.91 million shares traded. The relative volume of the stock is 0.79, while its market cap is $152.48 Billion. When looking at the investment recommendation on say a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being a strong buy, 3 a hold, and 5 a sell), CMCSA is given a 2.00 while 1.80 placed for HAL.

Tech Samsung Galaxy S10 May Kill Off The Note-Range
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S10 May Kill Off The Note-Range

First spotted by CNET's Scott Stein, the since-deleted listing confirms that Samsung's incoming wearable will arrive as the Galaxy Watch, rather than the Gear S4. The all-new Samsung Gaming smartphone is reported to come with top of the line specifications. The 128GB storage variant of the device will be available in Black, Blue and Purple color options and the 512GB variant will be available in Black and Blue color options.

Author: 0 Hellblade Update Version 1.03 Adds HDR Support For PS4

Last summer's Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice garnered a lot of praise for its storytelling and cinematic gameplay. Hellblade VR is a free update for anyone playing the PC version of the game, and will be made available to existing and new customers of the title starting on July 31st.

Tech Slender Man trailer: good luck sleeping after you watch it!
Author: 0 Slender Man trailer: good luck sleeping after you watch it!

To be honest, I don't really know a great deal about Slender Man other than that it was a Creepypasta meme or something along those lines. With less than a month to go until Slender Man arrives in cinemas, Sony Pictures has released a new trailer for the upcoming horror film.

Tech Resident Evil 2 won't feature VR support, and here's why
Author: 0 Resident Evil 2 won't feature VR support, and here's why

So far, the announced edition is exclusive to GameStop and EB Games in North America. Resident Evil 2 is scheduled to launch for Xbox One, PS4, and PC on January 25. Inside, you'll find "photos and files documenting events after the Raccoon City tragedy, and was filed away as a highly confidential document by the US government".

Tech NY moves to oust cable provider Spectrum
Author: 0 NY moves to oust cable provider Spectrum

Charter must also ensure no interruption in service by customers and, in the event it does so, the PSC will take further steps, including seeking injunctive relief in Supreme Court in order to protect NY consumers. Delays stalled the company's progress, however, and a year ago Charter reached a settlement with the commission to lower its expansion requirements. But the fact is that Spectrum has extended the reach of our advanced broadband network to more than 86,000 NY homes and businesses ...

Tech Samsung Galaxy Note 9 leaks out in trio of new images
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 9 leaks out in trio of new images

The Samsung Galaxy Note event is being held on August 9th. Each colour option of Galaxy Note 9 will come with customised S Pen. However, it's odd to see that Samsung skipped a 256GB storage variant and made a decision to equip the top variant with 512GB storage.

Tech California governor issues fire emergency for two counties ravaged by wildfire
Author: 0 California governor issues fire emergency for two counties ravaged by wildfire

About 700 fire personnel were sent to the area Wednesday to battle the blaze. Roads are closed at Highway 74 from Cranston Fire Station to Lake Hemet and Highway 243 between Pine Cove and Mountain Center. Authorities ordered residents to leave Idyllwild and several neighboring communities, home to about 12,000 people. "We had one guest who planned a weeklong trip", said Tom Lambert, who owns a vacation rental property near Yosemite Valley.

Tech Samsung Galaxy F sounds logical for a new folding device
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy F sounds logical for a new folding device

Samsung is going to announce the Galaxy Note9 in about two weeks. Huawei is rumored to be working on such a foldable device with a flexible display of its own as well, and some pretty courageous rumors claim that Huawei might actually be aiming to reveal its technological advances ahead of Samsung.

Tech Amazon profit tops analysts’ estimates on cloud, advertising
Author: 0 Amazon profit tops analysts’ estimates on cloud, advertising

Revenues of $52.9bn were up 39 per cent from the year-ago total of $38bn. During the quarter, AWS revenue jumped 49% year-over-year, while Amazon's "other" category, which primarily consists of advertising, saw its sales increase a whopping 132% year-over-year.

Author: 0 Arson Arrest Made In Fast-Moving Southern California Fire

Officials emphasized that Yosemite wasn't in imminent danger from the fire. The California Highway Patrol says officers have detained a motorist for questioning after people called 911 to report a suspicious vehicle near the fire's starting point in Riverside County.

Tech Samsung's 'unbreakable' flexible OLED panel gets military-grade certification
Author: 0 Samsung's 'unbreakable' flexible OLED panel gets military-grade certification

The latter attach a glass-covered window to their display that can easily break on impact. The new screens are comprised of a flexible OLED panel which have "an unbreakable substrate and an overlay window securely adhered to it". If you balked at the word "plastic", I'm with you, but Samsung says that the plastic should look and feel similar to glass. Samsung's unbreakable display was dropped 26 times in a row at room temperature and at freezing temperatures without showing any signs of ...

Tech Leaked benchmarks show Intel is dropping hyperthreading from i7 chips
Author: 0 Leaked benchmarks show Intel is dropping hyperthreading from i7 chips

We're not far from the official announcement of Intel's 9th generation CPUs, with more information dumped out on all of their upcoming refreshed CPUs including the flagship Core i9-9900K and Core i7-9700K chips. Lastly, we have the Core i5-9600K which is another CPU with Hyper-Threading disabled which means we'll see it release as a 6C/6T processor with a 3.7GHz base clock and 4.6GHz boost clock.

Tech Internet sensation April the giraffe is pregnant again
Author: 0 Internet sensation April the giraffe is pregnant again

Baby No. 5 will arrive in spring 2019, her upstate NY zoo says. Patch says Tajiri's father also sired the new calf. "April's prior pregnancy facilitated an immeasurable amount of education and appreciation for giraffes. The live stream of a pregnant April in her cage first went viral in February, although she didn't give actually give birth until April 15. The sex of April's unborn calf has not been confirmed at this time, but Jordan did confirm that the baby will be born sometime next ...

Tech Qualcomm delivers 5G mmWave and sub-6 GHz RF modules to industry
Author: 0 Qualcomm delivers 5G mmWave and sub-6 GHz RF modules to industry

The company states that " a working mobile mmWave solution. was previously thought unattainable ". The new 5G mmWave antenna modules are created to be small enough to fit in the "bezel" of a smartphone. The QPM5650 and QPM5651 feature integrated 5G NR PA/LNA/Switch and filtering subsystem. While that pitch might sound a little flawed if you've been following the recent smartphone trends, it shows how little the four antenna array is.

Tech Facebook will create its own Internet satellite
Author: 0 Facebook will create its own Internet satellite

Dubbed Athena , the satellite will deliver 10 times more data than competing internet satellites such as SpaceX's Starlink, and the filling shows that Athena's E-band system can go up to 10Gbps download and 30Gbps upload using millimetre-wave radio signals.

Tech A physical key is the secret to Google employees' online security
Author: 0 A physical key is the secret to Google employees' online security

Krebs on Security reports that since Google rolled out YubiKeys to 85,000 of their employees, there has been not one documented case of phishing taking place on their network. Here is how the $20 devices work as an alternative approach to two-factor authentication. Once the device is enrolled for a specific website that supports security keys, the user no longer has to enter a password at that site.