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If it's specs on the iPhone XS and Phone XSMax you're after, here's what you need to know. There are new software camera tricks, too , such as the ability to adjust the blur in bokeh shots after the shot has been captured, and "smart HDR" that uses the A12 chipset to identify shadows during photography in real time to enhance dynamic range.
  • 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...
  • This Uber Driver Got Suspended for Livestreaming Riders Without Permission

    This Uber Driver Got Suspended for Livestreaming Riders Without Permission

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    Uber has permanently banned a driver for his creepy practice of live streaming footage of his passengers without their consent. Last month the company installed panic buttons in its vehicles in the United States so passengers could call the police after reports that more than 100 drivers had been accused of sexual misconduct.
  • Google's Fuchsia OS may replace Android within the next five years

    Google's Fuchsia OS may replace Android within the next five years

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    The EU is also ordering Google to "stop and to not re-engage" in business practices that it says Google relied on to cement its dominance, including bundling its search and browser apps with its Android operating system. In addition, her team has a third investigation underway into Google's advert-placing business AdSense. "Google is a company with a lot of enemies, including in the United States", he said.
  • MacBook Pro starts shipping

    MacBook Pro starts shipping

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    The keyboard now uses a new third-generation butterfly design which is said to be quieter than before. The 15-inch model of the Apple MacBook Pro 2018 features six-core Intel Core i7 or Core i9 processors clocked at 2.9GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.8GHz.
  • Whatsapp to introduce new tool to address fake news

    Whatsapp to introduce new tool to address fake news

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    Group chats have had new admin controls added which allow only admins to write in the group, to make it more like a messaging board. In the light of these events, it is reported that WhatsApp will bring a feature that will help users determine if a message has been forwarded or it has been typed by the sender.
  • Glitch in Samsung Messages App Sends Photos to Random Contacts

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    Drunk dialing and butt-dialing are bad enough, but what if your phone sent some. compromising photos to your contacts all by itself? While most of the reports are coming from Samsung Galaxy S9 , S9+, and Note 8 users, the problem may plague other devices with Samsung Messages as well.