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Something to look forward to: In August past year, Samsung unveiled its first dual rear camera smartphone, the Note 8. The front camera is no slouch either, featuring 24-megapixel resolution, an adjustable LED flash and the "Selfie Focus" effect that brings bokeh to your self-portraits.
  • How to check if your iPhone 8 is part of Apple's recall

    How to check if your iPhone 8 is part of Apple's recall

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    We don't have much longer to wait until we find out if this rumor is legitimate, as Apple is scheduled to reveal its 2018 lineup of iPhones on September 12 . The name will be pronounced "iPhone Ten S". If you have an iPhone 8 and are having issues with it, you should know that Apple recalled some of the devices.
  • DOJ: We will examine social media firms that

    DOJ: We will examine social media firms that "may be hurting competition"

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    Twitter's Dorsey, who has come under fire in recent weeks for remaining more "hands-off," said the social network was unprepared for what the election brought to its platform. Richard Burr, R-N.C., the chairman of the committee, said in his opening remarks. A committee spokesperson said Walker's "commentary" was not testimony , adding, "We wish his enthusiasm for participating in the company's public hearing extended to his company's senior leadership, and that they were willing to ...
  • Twitter not based on ‘political ideology,’ CEO tells lawmakers

    Twitter not based on ‘political ideology,’ CEO tells lawmakers

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    Last week Trump launched an attack on Google with an early morning tweet accusing the tech giant's search engine of being biased against conservative media and promising that the situation "will be addressed". Conservative Republicans in Congress have, however, criticized social media companies for what they say are politically motivated practices in removing some content, a charge the companies have repeatedly rejected.
  • Huawei Announces Mate 20 Phone With Upgraded Chipset

    Huawei Announces Mate 20 Phone With Upgraded Chipset

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    Huawei's flagship Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro are tipped to launch in October , but the Chinese firm has chose to get ahead of itself with the introduction of the entry-level Mate 20 Lite. As graphics in mobile games have become more and more sophisticated in recent years, Huawei has integrated the Mali-G76 GPU (graphics processing unit) into the Kirin 980 to deliver improved gaming experiences.
  • Microsoft Introduces Xbox All Access Subscription

    Microsoft Introduces Xbox All Access Subscription

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    The subscription plan, which is unique to Microsoft and has been rumored for some time, offers a lower barrier to buy gaming consoles, which carry somewhat hefty price tags. These days, the video games industry seems much more focused on 4K gaming, HDR and visual fidelity than the immersive but also isolating experiences provided by VR.
  • 12 event, new iPhones expected

    12 event, new iPhones expected

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    Apple is also working on two new iPad Pro models with slimmer bezels and facial recognition along with a new low-priced MacBook laptop and a Mac mini desktop geared toward professionals, Bloomberg News has reported. If you thought the company would take advantage of the increased real estate on its upcoming smartphones and add support for the stylus, you might be disappointed.
  • Nvidia's Turing gets broad game support

    Nvidia's Turing gets broad game support

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    Based on the company's new Turing architecture , the new graphics card focus on real-time ray tracing application in gaming as well as artificial intelligence. It can also create accurate light reflections on glass, metal, and over the eyes of in-game human characters. The 2080 offers ray tracing at 8 GigaRays per second, while the 2080 Ti offers ray tracing at 10 GigaRays per second, along with 78 trillion RTX ops.
  • Google adds Confidential mode to Gmail app

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    Available on the web version of Gmail for a number of weeks now, the feature is finally rolling out to iOS and Android users. Once the email is sent, the self-destruct timer can not be changed. Only the recipient with the authentic passcode will be able to access the contents of the sent email. I sent an email to myself with confidential mode , the attachment was a photo.
  • Tencent games revenue in focus after China blocks ‘Monster Hunter

    Tencent games revenue in focus after China blocks ‘Monster Hunter

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    A drop in earnings hasn't helped. The Chinese tech conglomerate said that its net income for the three months that ended in June was 17.9 billion yuan ($2.6 billion), a decline of 2 percent compared to the same period previous year. Of that, the revenue from PC games was CNY31.5 billion, a first-time decline, while mobile game income rose 13 percent from a year earlier, but this was a big drop from last year's increase of almost 50 percent.
  • Motorola P30 Looks More Like iPhone X Than iPhone X Itself

    Motorola P30 Looks More Like iPhone X Than iPhone X Itself

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    Motorola has taken it upon itself to spread the notch to new users, so naturally the P30 has various proximity and brightness sensors in the front, as well as a 12 MP selfie camera. For further expansion, the smartphone includes Hybrid Dual-SIM card slots. As of now, the Motorola P30 is only limited to the Chinese market. This processor is teamed up with 6GB of RAM and 64GB or 128GB of default storage space.
  • Massive Red Dead Redemption 2 In-Game Video Released

    Massive Red Dead Redemption 2 In-Game Video Released

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    The outlaws' rule of the wild west is coming to an end. But external forces aren't the only concerns for Morgan. If you're planning on getting the game and haven't already, you can pre-order yourself a copy for Xbox One or PS4 over at Amazon now.
  • Samsung unveils gaming-friendly Galaxy Note 9

    Samsung unveils gaming-friendly Galaxy Note 9

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    The Galaxy Note 9 has arrived with beefed up specs, but its design is nearly identical to its predecessor. The Galaxy Note 8's wallpapers will fit the Galaxy Note 9 and the 9 on the 8 precisely and without external adjustment, as they roll with the same display resolution.
  • Download Fortnite for Android on non-Samsung phones

    Download Fortnite for Android on non-Samsung phones

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    Epic confirmed to GameSpot that Android users will not be able to download Fortnite on their devices from Google's digital store, but rather through its own service. Malware could infect Android users looking to play Fortnite in a myriad of ways. After launching on iOS back in April, the phenomenally popular battle royale game is coming to Android devices this summer , and the developer has now revealed that the game won't be available through the Google Play store like most other games ...
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 Can Really Take Care of Everything

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 Can Really Take Care of Everything

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    According to analysts, the S9 ended up selling up to 9.5 million units, far below the initial projection of 15 million. "To address rising competition, we plan to launch Galaxy Note 9 early and add new features to our mid- and low-end lineups while continuing to...