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Tech Apple Pulls Illegal Apps Targeted by Chinese State Media
Author: 0 Apple Pulls Illegal Apps Targeted by Chinese State Media

Bloomberg reports that only 4,000 of the 25,000 apps removed were tagged with the key word "gambling". This followed a report from CCTV in July which stated that the illegal applications in Apple's App Store had caused people to lose money.

Tech NVIDIA announces GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, RTX 2080 and RTX 2070
Author: 0 NVIDIA announces GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, RTX 2080 and RTX 2070

Nvidia showed how the new technology will look in upcoming games including Shadow of the Tomb Raider and Metro Exodus . While NVIDIA did not reveal any benchmarks for its new RTX graphics card, we got a taste of what the high-end model, the RTX 2080Ti, can achieve in a specific current-gen tech demo.

Tech 2018 iPhone prices leaked along with surprise
Author: 0 2018 iPhone prices leaked along with surprise

A attendee uses a new iPhone X during a presentation for the media in Beijing, China October 31, 2017. Apple will need to improve its cost structure to cope with the threats brought by Android brands. Production volume is estimated at 83-88 million units with sales remaining flat or growing slightly (2-3%) All three models would continue to feature Face ID, and two of them would be premium versions with an AMOLED screen.

Tech Google brings Gmail's confidential mode to mobile phone users
Author: 0 Google brings Gmail's confidential mode to mobile phone users

You can set emails to expire after a set amount of time, similar to a Snapchat message, or take away someone's access to a confidential email at any time. Sensitive mode for letters appeared in mobile version of Gmail . At the time the functionality was only available on desktops . Only the user itself can access them.

Tech Google staff condemn plan for censored Chinese search engine
Author: 0 Google staff condemn plan for censored Chinese search engine

A section of the letter obtained by online tech publication Gizmodo - the emphasis is from the employees. They are concerned that by agreeing to censorship demands, Google would validate China's prohibitions on free expression and violate the "don't be evil" clause in the company's code of conduct.

Tech PUBG Mobile Version Has Been Downloaded a Ridiculous Amount of Times
Author: 0 PUBG Mobile Version Has Been Downloaded a Ridiculous Amount of Times

While most games and mobile applications manage to reach the 100 million downloads mark in over six months to one year, PUBG Mobile has managed to zip past that milestone less than four months of its launch . PUBG's biggest competitor, Fortnite: Battle Royale has been doing exceptionally well on the mobile front as well. Players can expect more content for the mobile shooter this year.

Tech Google Tracks Your Location Even If You Tell It Not To
Author: 0 Google Tracks Your Location Even If You Tell It Not To

Seemingly innocuous searches - AP News highlights "chocolate chip cookies" as a laughably innocent example - will pinpoint your whereabouts ("accurate to the square foot") which will then be logged by your account. Even with Location History disabled, some apps still track your movements without you knowing. Some phone apps simply can't work if they don't know your location .

Tech Ford Mustang Cobra Jet is ready for the drag strip
Author: 0 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet is ready for the drag strip

Strapped to that engine is a massive 3.0L Whipple supercharger. If that's true or not we'll all see during the 2018 Woodward Dream Cruise this weekend, where the auto will have its first public outing. Pricing starts at $130,000 and will be limited to just 68 models to honor its original build year. After revealing in full the NASCAR racer at the company's headquarters in Dearborn on August 9, Ford raised the curtain on the second racer in Thursday, revealing the quickest drag racing ...

Tech Battlefield V Gamescom Trailer Shows Gameplay, Teases Battle Royale Mode
Author: 0 Battlefield V Gamescom Trailer Shows Gameplay, Teases Battle Royale Mode

According to EA and Dice , it would be different than what we're used to right now. The full game will launch on October 19th. No more speculation on this, now everyone could move on. This segment featured a loud ring of fire that was rapidly engulfing characters who were stuck in the middle. We don't have the full picture just yet, but we know what the game looks like and how numerous gameplay mechanics will work.

Author: 0 Playstation Announces Three Million PS VRs Sold

Sony Interactive Entertainment has now officially announced that they have sold more than 3 million units of PS VR across the world and that's not it, they have also reached a total of 21.9 million sales of PS VR Games and experience which is remarkable.

Tech Google Said to Unveil its Own Smart Display in New Report
Author: 0 Google Said to Unveil its Own Smart Display in New Report

Amazon pioneered the smart speaker market with the Echo speaker back in 2014, with its Alexa assistant promising to make voice control more intuitive than ever. "It's an aggressive plan", Nikkei Asian Review quoted an industry source as saying on Thursday. Google now sells the Google Home, Home Mini, and the Home Max.

Tech Apple Planning to Launch 'Entry-Level' MacBook, AirPower Charger in September
Author: 0 Apple Planning to Launch 'Entry-Level' MacBook, AirPower Charger in September

If true, it means Apple would enter the fourth quarter with four iPad models on offer: the two aforementioned units, the existing 9.7-inch entry-level iPad and the iPad mini 4. The publication claims Apple will finally announce the launch date for its wireless charging solution, AirPower , at the iPhone media event. Depending on the price and specs, are you gearing up to get yourself a new MacBook Air/whatever they call it later this year? So, like we said, it's doubtful Apple is ...

Tech Nvidia Clears Its Crypto Cloud
Author: 0 Nvidia Clears Its Crypto Cloud

Excluding contributions from cryptocurrency products, the firm reported that it expects to post $3.25 billion (£2.5bn) in revenue in the fiscal third quarter, give or take 2 per cent. Rivals Intel Corp ( INTC.O ) and AMD have also been buoyed by the surge in demand from data centers, a rapidly expanding market powered by the explosive growth in mobile and Web apps.

Tech ‘Hacky hack hack’: Australia teen breaches Apple’s secure network
Author: 0 ‘Hacky hack hack’: Australia teen breaches Apple’s secure network

Apple's tall claims of keeping your data secured were challenged by an Australian teenager when he repeatedly hacked Apple servers and downloaded 90 GB of 'secure files'. Apple shouldn't want to share too many details with the public either, considering it was bested by a suburban teen. An global investigation was launched after the discovery involving the FBI and the Australian Federal Police, The Age reported .

Author: 0 OnePlus may partner with T-Mobile to launch the OnePlus 6T

The OnePlus 6T will cost around $550 and be available in October. The OnePlus 6 - see our full review - is an outstanding smartphone that starts at just $529. It's definitely worth pointing out that the OnePlus 6 is already compatible with T-Mobile and AT&T's GSM networks. If we take that taking point at face value, it's unclear how the company will be able to maintain its budget proposition.

Author: 0 Gmail's new self-destructing emails are now rolling out to mobile devices

As the name suggests, the new feature allows you to send and receive "confidential" emails - so what does that mean? (Users can choose from expiration options such as one week, one month, etc.) The confidential message's recipients will have the options to forward, copy, and print it, along with download disabled.

Tech Why Google Pixel owners shouldn’t upgrade to Android 9 Pie just yet
Author: 0 Why Google Pixel owners shouldn’t upgrade to Android 9 Pie just yet

And that brings us to security, and the new Android 9 security features will be available to Android Go users as well. Nokia 5 .1's fingerprint sensor has been relocated to the back of the phone so you can unlock it with your index finger or leave your wallet at home as you pay securely and easily with NFC through Google Pay .

Tech Verizon 5G package will include 4K Apple TV and YouTube TV
Author: 0 Verizon 5G package will include 4K Apple TV and YouTube TV

Verizon today announced it will partner with YouTube TV for its 5G residential broadband package launching in four markets this year, including in Indianapolis . Verizon is on track to be the first wireless technology provider to deploy 5G residential broadband service in the USA later this year. The other choice is the YouTube TV application for live TV services.

Tech Monster Hunter World Removed From Sale in China
Author: 0 Monster Hunter World Removed From Sale in China

According to Capcom, it is investigating these connection errors for Monster Hunter World PC and hopes to fix them as soon as possible. However, only four days after the launch, Chinese authorities ordered the game's removal from Tencent's WeGame platform, because they had received 'a large number of complaints about the game's content'.

Tech NSW Bushfires In Ulladulla, Nowra
Author: 0 NSW Bushfires In Ulladulla, Nowra

The NSW Rural Fire Service says there are unconfirmed reports of a home being lost at Ellangowan with inspectors expected on the ground to assess any damage. "I could look out my friend's back door and before it got dark I could see the glow of the fire behind the trees", she said. Firefighters stopped the Mount Kingiman blaze from reaching her 19th-century home or five towering bunya pines but allowed a neighbouring paintball park to go up in flames.

Tech Motorola Moto P30 price, specifications, features, comparison
Author: 0 Motorola Moto P30 price, specifications, features, comparison

Unveiled just hours after press renders of the smartphone appeared online, the Motorola P30 - as expected - bears more than just a passing resemblance to Apple's iPhone X . The phone packs 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. Instead of the typical fruit logo, it gets a Motorola emblem at the rear that doubles up as a fingerprint sensor.

Tech LG partners with Sprint to launch 5G smartphone in 2019
Author: 0 LG partners with Sprint to launch 5G smartphone in 2019

Sprint only says the LG device will be a beautifully-designed advanced 5G smartphone capable of offering blazing fast speed and ultra-reliable wireless. Sprint and other carriers in the United States are already gearing up for a 5G revolution . That's on paper, at least, and theoretically available in a handful of cities first, including Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Kansas, Los Angeles, New York, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C.

Tech Fortnite update adds heavy sniper rifle, Soaring 50s mode
Author: 0 Fortnite update adds heavy sniper rifle, Soaring 50s mode

In terms of updates to Save the World , Thora the new constructor mechanist has been added as a new playable hero. Impulse Grenades, Bounce Pads, and Launch Pad have also had their spawn rates increases, so expect to see people flying all over the place.

Tech Tencent reports profit decline on lower gaming revenue, investment gains
Author: 0 Tencent reports profit decline on lower gaming revenue, investment gains

Other Chinese game developers also lost ground on Wednesday after reports of the approval freeze emerged. Tencent's second-quarter results, due to be published after trading closes Wednesday, will be closely scrutinized for any regulatory impact on the company's finances and any commentary on its future direction.

Tech Mohamed Salah referred to police for using phone while driving
Author: 0 Mohamed Salah referred to police for using phone while driving

In the footage the Egyptian - wearing a red top - appears to use his mobile phone as he gazes down at the screen. The incident allegedly took place following Liverpool's comfortable 4-0 win over West Ham in their English Premier League opener, where the Egypt worldwide broke the deadlock for his side.

Tech Honda Civic Sedan, Coupe Feature Refreshed Styling, New Sport Trim
Author: 0 Honda Civic Sedan, Coupe Feature Refreshed Styling, New Sport Trim

For 2019, Honda's given the Civic Sedan and Coupe a bit more visual and sporty flair, and some very important safety technology to keep this all-star selling strongly. The Sport trim features a high-revving 2.0-liter 16-valve DOHC VTEC® engine mated to either a smooth and efficient CVT with G-Shift Control or a slick-shifting 6-speed manual.

Tech Like it or not, Google tracks your movements
Author: 0 Like it or not, Google tracks your movements

Researchers at Princeton University in the USA this week confirmed on both Android handhelds and iPhones that even if you go into your smartphone's settings and turn off " location history ", Google continues to snoop on your whereabouts and save it to your personal profile.

Tech APK now available: Wait for Fortnite ends on Android unofficially
Author: 0 APK now available: Wait for Fortnite ends on Android unofficially

Samsung gained exclusive rights to the Android version of Fortnite for its phones and tablets for three days, with the game having released last week during the Galaxy Note 9 launch event . While the App Store allows users to only download an app, Android users have the option of downloading APKs (Android Package Kits) and other external files from anywhere on the internet.

Tech Red Dead Redemption 2 Gambling as a Vital Survival Option
Author: 0 Red Dead Redemption 2 Gambling as a Vital Survival Option

The gaming news site says that horses are a "major component" in Red Dead Redemption 2 . " Red Dead Redemption II is an epic tale of life in America at the dawn of the modern age". Some of these interaction highlighted in the trailer include greet, antagonize, defuse, stop witness, threaten, dismiss, beat, and rob. The horses now have a social system similar to humans, requiring players to treat their horse well to develop a bond.

Tech Doom Eternal Gameplay Showcased During QuakeCon 2018
Author: 0 Doom Eternal Gameplay Showcased During QuakeCon 2018

It's actually my new favorite FPS game after the original 1993 Doom . We were first introduced to the game back at E3 2018, but what was announced then amounted to nothing more than a teaser. Glory kills have also made a comeback, offering some new and exciting ways to dismember and destroy weakened enemies. This mode will allow everyone to invade someone else's single player campaign and be as much destructive as you can be by being a Demon which will give Doom slayer a real taste of hell.

Tech Fallout 76 uses strict bounty system to discourage killing innocent players
Author: 0 Fallout 76 uses strict bounty system to discourage killing innocent players

Howard also made it known that they are "turning assholes into interesting content". They vary wildly too, such as Quack Surgeon, which allows a player to revive other players with alcohol. What's more, they will have a bounty on their head for everyone to see while the fugitive will no longer see players on the minimap. Fallout 76 will also be bringing the game's famous SPECIAL stat system but with a twist.

Tech 8-core Intel 9th generation processors launching on October 1
Author: 0 8-core Intel 9th generation processors launching on October 1

These are the Intel Core i9-9900K (8 core / 16 thread), Intel Core i7-9700K (8 core / 8 thread), and Intel Core i5-9600K (8 core / 8 thread). The Core i7 9700K is an eight-core and eight-thread processor (that's right no Hyper threading) with a boost up to 4.9 GHz on one single-core.