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Author: 0 Google Pixel Slate leaks in dark blue alongside keyboard cover and stylus

From the backside, the Google Pixel 3 XL seems to carry similar design cue to that of the Google Pixel 2 XL with a mix of glass, aluminium and a circular-shaped fingerprint sensor at the centre. Coming to the camera, Pixel 3 XL comes with a 12.2-MP single rear camera and has two 8-MP front cameras. The main camera can record 4K at 30FPS, while the selfie cameras are limited to 1080p.

Tech Netflix Dominates the Video Streaming Statistics for the World
Author: 0 Netflix Dominates the Video Streaming Statistics for the World

Other findings reveal BitTorrent is responsible for 22% of total upstreams on the web, social media accounts for just 5.1% of all web traffic, and League of Legends accounts for 26% of all gaming streaming traffic on the web. But since consumers only have so much disposable income, and in some cases they are where geographical viewing restrictions hamper access to popular U.S.

Tech When and where to buy the LG V40 ThinQ
Author: 0 When and where to buy the LG V40 ThinQ

LG revealed its anticipated flagship of 2018 LG V40 ThinQ . Weighing in at 169 grams the V40 measures at 158.7 x 75.8 x 7.7mm. Around the back, you'll find a fingerprint sensor and a "sand-blasted" glass exterior that's slightly less slippery than those of prior LG phones.

Tech Nintendo patents case that turns phone into a working Gameboy
Author: 0 Nintendo patents case that turns phone into a working Gameboy

It has been reported that Nintendo is working on a case that can turn a smartphone into a working Game Boy, fulfilling the dreams of nostalgic gamers worldwide . That suggests these buttons don't need Bluetooth to connect, helping to extend battery life. Alterations have been made to accommodate newer functionality, such as a small cut out at the top for the speaker and front-facing camera.

Tech Twitter's new Data Saver feature does what it says on the tin
Author: 0 Twitter's new Data Saver feature does what it says on the tin

At this point, most of us have enough data on our mobile phone plans that you don't have to track your usage by the megabyte. The feature, first spotted by 9to5Mac, adds a switch to the app's settings that prevents autoplaying videos and loads lower quality images.

Tech California Net Neutrality Law Spurs Lawsuit
Author: 0 California Net Neutrality Law Spurs Lawsuit

Jon Brodkin reporting in Ars Technica: "The lawsuit was filed in US District Court for the Eastern District of California by mobile industry lobby CTIA , cable industry lobby NCTA , telco lobby USTelecom , and the American Cable Association, which represents small and mid-size cable companies".

Tech Google Assistant can now help book rides from Uber, Lyft, and others
Author: 0 Google Assistant can now help book rides from Uber, Lyft, and others

It is now available here in Australia for Uber so if you need a quick ride somewhere just ask your Google Assistant . It will also provide information on estimated pricing and wait times from each service. After locating the appropriate option, users will need to tap that service to open its related app. This feature will be rolled out first in English and in territories where Google's affiliate ride services are doing business, with plans to bring support for more languages in the future.

Tech IPhone XS Issues: Here's the Biggest Problems So Far
Author: 0 IPhone XS Issues: Here's the Biggest Problems So Far

Maybe Apple will send out an update to these new phones to fix the issue quietly, maybe they will make apublic statement? If it is a hardware issue, how will Apple replace everyone's device and will the upcoming iPhone XR face the same problem? With up to 8 hours of battery life, they're flawless for when you're on the go and also have a super quick recharge time thanks to Fast Fuel - a five-minute charge that gives around two hours of playback when the battery runs low.

Tech Google Accessibility team unveils Voice Access for truly hands-free phone control
Author: 0 Google Accessibility team unveils Voice Access for truly hands-free phone control

For example, one can use his/her voice to " click " buttons. For now, it only supports English commands but Google promises additional language support in the future. The app is supposed to offer "more fine-grained controls than other voice commands you might use on your phone ", which makes it kind of unique. This means, the next time a user says OK Google on their phone, it will go into the Voice Access mode.

Author: 0 LG V40 ThinQ - UK release, price and full triple camera specs revealed

The V40 ThinQ is LG's first triple rear camera phone and the phone even has dual front-facing cameras, so a total of five cameras are present on the phone. That third lens enables 2x optical zoom. The new feature is the ability to take a triple Shot which will allow you to create a short video or a GIF with the three images.

Tech Business, The most dangerous celebrity online is revealed
Author: 0 Business, The most dangerous celebrity online is revealed

The news is based on how many search results featuring a celebrity's name contain links to potentially malicious websites, with McAfee explaining cyber criminals try and use the appeal of celebrities to trick online surfers into click links leading to malicious sites - many of which might steal personal information like passwords or install malware onto your computer.

Tech Nokia 7.1 first impressions: handsome design, speedy camera
Author: 0 Nokia 7.1 first impressions: handsome design, speedy camera

The Nokia 7 .1 sports a 5.84-inch FHD+ (2246x1080) IPS LCD display with a 19:9 aspect ratio. Unlike most Android device makers, Nokia is all-in with Android One . Completing its general specifications is a 3060 mAh battery. The Snapdragon 600-series phones are first up for Pie with the Nokia 6.1 and 6.1 Plus getting the update later this month.

Tech Chinese spying microchips found in Apple, Amazon computers
Author: 0 Chinese spying microchips found in Apple, Amazon computers

The company also said that it previously used 2,000 of the company's servers, not the reported figure of 7,000. Tiny chips inserted in U.S. computer equipment manufactured in China were used as part of a vast effort by Beijing to steal USA technology secrets, according to Bloomberg .

Tech Switch Cloud Saves Deleted 180 Days After a Subscription Lapses
Author: 0 Switch Cloud Saves Deleted 180 Days After a Subscription Lapses

While there were concerns about Nintendo ditching cloud saves when a subscription lapses (based on some open-ended wording in an FAQ ), that's not quite the case. If the Virtual Console service does launch with these platforms, what would you like to see on the Nintendo eShop? That's definitely some good news after the bad news Switch owners received earlier this month.

Tech Latest leak points to telephoto lens on LG V40
Author: 0 Latest leak points to telephoto lens on LG V40

We should know the pricing and availability details of the LG V40 ThinQ two days later, on October 3 . And now, according to the leak, we know the exact implementation of the triple camera setup. With this, the phone will be the first device to feature both wide-angle and telephoto lenses. The LG V40 ThinQ goes bt the model number LM-V405, and as you can see in the image below, multiple variants of the phone-LM-V405UA, LG-V405TA, LM-V405QA, LM-V405UAB and LM-V405UAL-have passed ...

Tech Google Assistant is getting an updated UI for mobile devices
Author: 0 Google Assistant is getting an updated UI for mobile devices

These new monetization options will be available both through devices like the Google Home smart speaker , as well as Google Assistant-powered smart displays and phones. The overview of your day is also getting easier to access. Starbucks now has thumbnails to select from recommended items on their menus, Food Network has larger images of their recipes, and FitStar uses GIFs to give you a preview of your workout.

Tech Is Google about to unveil a Pixel 3 Mini?
Author: 0 Is Google about to unveil a Pixel 3 Mini?

Few reports have debunked such rumours but now Google itself has decided to make fun of those who still believe that a "Pixel 3 Ultra" exists. A number of Google Pixel and Pixel 2 bugs are also addressed in this update including one related to fast charging and Android Auto.

Tech Microsoft brings Android mirroring on Windows 10 via Your Phone app
Author: 0 Microsoft brings Android mirroring on Windows 10 via Your Phone app

The sources say that Arcadia was originally developed so that users may be able to stream Android apps and games on their Windows devices. Windows 10 October 2018 Update brings a number of new features and improvements, including a new screenshot tool, dark mode for File Explorer, Your Phone app , emoji 11, and more Fluent Design hints.

Tech Facebook appoints Adam Mosseri the head of Instagram
Author: 0 Facebook appoints Adam Mosseri the head of Instagram

Facebook's meddling in Instagram, which has operated largely as an autonomous unit since the $1 billion acquisition in 2012, reportedly became a point of contention between Zuckerberg and Instagrams co-founders and a reason for their leaving.

Author: 0 Berners-Lee launches company to guiode the next stage of the web

Now, though, Berners-Lee isn't so pleased with the direction the web has taken. The business tech magazine noted to Berners-Lee that it's unlikely "the big powers of the web" will "give up control without a fight". But you alone decide which data in your POD apps and people can see. "Together, Solid and Inrupt will provide new experiences benefitting every web user - and that are impossible on the web today", Berners-Lee wrote.

Tech LTE speed tests show the iPhone XS dominates the iPhone X
Author: 0 LTE speed tests show the iPhone XS dominates the iPhone X

In both regular and low-signal applications, the iPhone XS Max was almost identical in performance to the Galaxy Note 9 and Google Pixel 2 . As we have mentioned earlier, there have been a series of reports surrounding the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max's LTE performance.

Tech Microsoft Isn't Bothering To Live Stream Its Own Surface Event
Author: 0 Microsoft Isn't Bothering To Live Stream Its Own Surface Event

According to WinFuture , there's no major Surface redesign planned for this year. Indian Express , citing a Vietnamese website which uploaded an unboxing video of the soon-to-be-launched Surface Pro 6, reported the leak. On the software side of things, Windows 10 will be pre-installed in S Mode, with buyers offered the choice to upgrade for free to a full Home experience.

Tech BMW 3 Series leaked
Author: 0 BMW 3 Series leaked

Truth is, the BMW 3 Series remains the benchmark model in the premium sedan stable and BMW still wants to have that position all to themselves. This gives the vehicle not only a wider, sportier stance but also inherently better stability.

Tech Red Dead Redemption 2 Early Copies Are Out in the Wild
Author: 0 Red Dead Redemption 2 Early Copies Are Out in the Wild

Red Dead Redemption 2 will release for PS4 and Xbox One on October 26th, 2018. It's mind-boggling. But it also all has consequences, as character react to (and remember) your choices throughout. And you don't even have to walk past NPCs to engage with them. However, you are warned that ultimately it's up to you to wrap up underneath. Well after watching the new gameplay trailer we can't wait to get our hands on the real thing.

Tech OnePlus 6T official accessories with prices leaked ahead of launch
Author: 0 OnePlus 6T official accessories with prices leaked ahead of launch

The recent teaser shows a phone with all-screen design and in-display fingerprint sensor , the two major upgrades that the phone would get as a part of upgrade. But, the good thing is OnePlus will now be offering their Bullet headphones with the Type-C connector. The new OnePlus 6T is expected to see the light of the day either on October 16 or 17.

Tech Why Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Is Gaining a Business Following
Author: 0 Why Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Is Gaining a Business Following

It already has an wonderful set of cameras, including a dual-aperture sensor at the back. YouTube channel PhoneBuff has published a video today putting Apple's iPhone XS Max against the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 , in a drop test , using their professional drop test machine.

Tech New Google Maps Update Adds Mixed-Mode Commutes And Spotify Integration
Author: 0 New Google Maps Update Adds Mixed-Mode Commutes And Spotify Integration

Today, Google Maps got a new Commute tab which will be sitting on the bottom portion of the app's home screen between Explore and For You tabs. The app will automatically highlight delays caused by accidents, heavy traffic, or other disruptions and offer alternative routes to help you get to work faster.

Tech Play Streaming Games Through Chrome Thanks to Google's Project Stream
Author: 0 Play Streaming Games Through Chrome Thanks to Google's Project Stream

If Google manages to crack the code on browser-based game streaming, through the most-used web browser in the U.S., it could have massive implications on the gaming industry. Google said anyone wanting to try the service needs a home internet connections 'capable of 25 megabits per second'. The point of the test is to deliver the game at a high graphical fidelity with low latency.

Tech Best Buy sells third-gen Chromecast and there downsides on all sides
Author: 0 Best Buy sells third-gen Chromecast and there downsides on all sides

The new dongle was undoubtedly going to be unveiled at its annual hardware launch next week (October 9th), but one Best Buy store in the U.S. has ruined the surprise by mistakenly putting it on sale early. Still micro-USB (sad right). There is no glossy top like the 2nd-gen device and does not magnetically attaches to the device via HDMI although the power is still delivered through MicroUSB port.

Tech Google to pay 9 billion dollars to remain Apple's default search engine
Author: 0 Google to pay 9 billion dollars to remain Apple's default search engine

After all, Google was unquestionably the dominant search engine at the time and Microsoft's Bing wouldn't even arrive on the scene until June of 2009. Analysts are suggesting Google could end up paying in excess of $9 billion to remain the default search engine in Safari on iOS this year, with the figure potentially climbing up to $12 billion in 2019, according to reports .

Tech Users Complain About Excessive Skin Smoothing On iPhone XS Selfie Camera
Author: 0 Users Complain About Excessive Skin Smoothing On iPhone XS Selfie Camera

Want to know more? Reports initially suggested it was an issue experienced by the iPhone XS Max , though since then other owners have chimed in with their own experiences on other devices. With a flawless fit, the Totallee iPhone Xs Max case is basically a "slip on and forget case". If you have attempted the solution outlined above and you are still facing charging issues, try flipping the lightning connector over and reinserting it into the iPhone.

Tech Here’s How Much it Costs to Build iPhone XS Max
Author: 0 Here’s How Much it Costs to Build iPhone XS Max

It features an 8-core neural engine, a 4-core Apple designed GPU, and a 6-core CPU featuring two high-performance cores and four power-efficient cores. and noticed this issue I've been having". Apple has revealed that the interested customers will be able to pre-order the iPhone XR starting October 19.

Tech Forza Horizon 4 Out Now for Windows 10 PCs and Xbox One
Author: 0 Forza Horizon 4 Out Now for Windows 10 PCs and Xbox One

With the new drivers officially supporting Forza Horizon 4 , you'll get the very best out of your hardware configuration. For myself, just seeing a hint of sun in this idealised version of my beloved Britain won't go amiss, as will not getting stuck in traffic every five minutes! Forza Horizon 4's price is Rs.

Tech Porsche unveils reborn 935 race auto
Author: 0 Porsche unveils reborn 935 race auto

The most recent 911 GT3 R has donated its steering wheel and instrument display, and the Le Mans-winning ( and Nürburgring record-smashing ) 919 hybrid prototype's rear wing endplates have also been incorporated into the reborn 935. Inside, the shift lever is a wood laminate, inspired by the 917 and 909 racers. Braking is by six-piston aluminium monobloc calipers on 380 mm steel discs in front and four-piston aluminum monobloc calipers on 355 mm steel discs at the rear.