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by | April 22, 2019 | 03:38

The NCSC suggests simply using three random words - hard to guess, but difficult to forget. For its first cyber-survey, the NCSC analysed public databases of breached accounts to see which words, phrases and strings people used. If you want to keep your personal data safe, don't go choosing the name of your favourite football team. The NCSC study also quizzed people about their security habits and fears.

by | April 21, 2019 | 03:11

The 2020 GT-R receives a host of updated engine components and revised chassis tuning. Although the power numbers of the twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter V6 (600 horsepower and 481 lb-ft of torque) have not changed, acceleration response was improved by 20 percent.

by | April 21, 2019 | 04:04

Trump also reportedly questioned McGahn's habit of taking notes and making memos for the record. "Know what makes me sick , Mitt?" But in light of Mueller's findings , Democratic leaders are under mounting pressure from the party's rising stars, deep-pocketed donors and even a presidential contender to seize the moment as a jumping-off point for trying to remove Trump from office.

by | April 21, 2019 | 02:45

Unlike the Open Beta builds, this Community Beta build won't be rolled out over-the-air so you will have to download the files by heading over to the source link below and flash it manually. Apart from that, it introduces the latest April 2019 Android Security Patch. The old OnePlus devices also get the new Gaming Mode 3 .0 with new text notification mode and notification for 3rd party calls.

by | April 21, 2019 | 02:27

As per the leaked renders , both the smartphones will come with large bezels and will not feature any notched display . As many high-profile Android flagships have still yet to be announced this year - from Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 to the OnePlus 7 Pro - one device that has continued to draw interest is the mid-range Pixel 3 successor that Google is supposedly prepping for launch.

by | April 21, 2019 | 02:17

According to the report by 9to5Mac, talking about the location sharing features in the app, users can easily share their locations to any of their friends. Apple , however, could use its vast network of active devices to create a massive crowdsourced network to help people find lost items. The small tag will reportedly be pared with a users iCloud account and provide push notifications when separated from its pared iPhone.

by | April 20, 2019 | 04:24

A backwards compatibility feature, now found in their rival from Microsoft, Xbox, has also been announced for the upcoming iteration. Klobrille intervened in the thread opened on the ResetEra forum which discusses the comparison between PS5 and Xbox Scarlett , claiming not only to be certain that the most powerful model of the new Xbox, namely the one called with the code name Anaconda , exceeds PS5 in terms of computational and graphics capacity but also to have the evidence to ...

by | April 20, 2019 | 03:47

Today Facebook confirmed that it is working on an artificial intelligence based assistant for its Portal and Oculus devices. The social network would face stiff competition from tech giants that already have voice assistants , like Amazon , Google and Apple .

by | April 20, 2019 | 01:44

Pete Lau writes in his post, "Excited to share the next product from OnePlus will unleash a new era of Fast and Smooth ". By the looks of it, Lau's hint leads to previous rumours of the curved screen on the OnePlus 7 Pro , which would have an edge-to-edge display.

by | April 20, 2019 | 00:55

The statement from Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai could mark the beginning of the end for the Chinese telecoms giant's eight year effort to crack the US market. The technology promises to provide 100 times faster download speeds for mobile internet users than existing 4G networks. The Commission is scheduled to vote on an Order that would deny that application at its May Open Meeting.

by | April 19, 2019 | 03:49

With both devices coming out of nowhere, it seems like Huawei is planning to fill in as many gaps as they could in the high-end market as recent concept renders of the Huawei 20 Pro emerge. This will make it the first Honor smartphone to offer a primary quad-camera setup. Details about the Honor 20 and Honor 20 Pro are scarce at best.

by | April 19, 2019 | 02:49

The company last month said it would let Android users choose their browser and search engine but did not provide details. In 2010 Redmond was forced to include a dialog box in its operating system allowing users to pick their default browser, but again, only in the EU.

by | April 19, 2019 | 01:38

Anyone who is a U.S. resident, 18 or older, and has a social security number can sign up for T-Mobile Money , but obviously, there are some extra perks for T-Mobile customers. Customers can use this to make everyday purchases and pull money from Allpoint ATMs found around the world. The Uncarrier's banking service, which launched as a pilot program last November, has no fees for overdrafts or ATM use.

by | April 18, 2019 | 02:08

Before the update, users were relegated to transferring all user and save data between Switch systems , which was previously updated back with version 4.0.0 of the software in October 2017. Users can also sort their software by last played, total time played, the software title, and software developer. NEW INTEL: Super Smash Bros Ultimate "Stage Builder" Mode Leaked .

by | April 18, 2019 | 02:38

The conventional handles have been swapped for fabric pulls, while the door bins have been replaced in favour of fabric storage nets. The standard black leather interior can be supplemented with red stitching for the dashboard and "Speedster" logos on the headrests.

by | April 18, 2019 | 02:01

Inspired by a true story, with a few minor embellishments and other completely fabricated scenes, discover how the designers of the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition made the leap to an all-digital Xbox console. If you're the sort of Xbox user that jumps on every console exclusive released in the space of a year, this is the subscription for you. "We realize price plays an important role in providing the opportunity to make console gaming more accessible to more gamers around the world".

by | April 18, 2019 | 01:32

The Super Smash Bros Ultimate Joker release date is April 17 and it is releasing alongside a new update loaded with features. For more information about the Fighters Pass and DLC content, visit the Super Smash Bros . " Smash World " will allow you to view created stages, upload Mii fighters, and share edited videos around the world. Ultimate in Smash World , a new service in the Nintendo Switch Online app.

by | April 18, 2019 | 02:05

He thought it was a screen protector and started peeling the rest of it off only to realize that it was actually an integral part of the display. Shacknews is pretty obsessed with these foldable smartphone devices that are hitting the market in 2019, and the Samsung Galaxy Fold is in the hands of influencers and tech reviewers right now.

by | April 18, 2019 | 01:18

Indeed, the new device will be priced at $8,999.99 in the United States and start shipping in the country in June, with additional Surface Hub markets to follow "shorlty thereafter", the company said today. It costs $9,000 - some R126,000 - and will be available in June, but other accessories like a battery pack and mobile cart that lets you cart the Surface Hub 2S around an office don't now have a price tag or release date.

by | April 17, 2019 | 13:04

For taking pictures, the Honor 20 Lite comes with a 24MP f/1.8 main camera, an 8MP f/2.4 ultra-wide-angle lens plus a 2MP f/2.4 depth camera for bokeh effects. Those are pretty solid specifications for the price points Honor phones tend to launch at, but the star of the show will undoubtedly be the camera.

by | April 17, 2019 | 11:38

It's still not clear yet what special technology Microsoft could bring to the table, except the Cortana integration we've already seen in the Surface headphones . To recall, Microsoft in October previous year unveiled its over-ear Surface Headphones with 40mm drivers. They pack adjustable noise cancellation , automatic pause and play, which pauses the video a user is watching when they take the headphones off.

by | April 17, 2019 | 11:46

Xbox has just announced that Forza Street is available on Windows 10 today, and that it'll come to Android and iOS later in the year. We're not sure what al has changed in the transition to Forza , but fortunately it's still free to play .

by | April 17, 2019 | 11:18

Apple is fixing one major gripe with Safari on iOS 13 . Alongside the iOS 13 update, this year's WWDC is likely to be a place where Apple would unveil macOS 10.5, watchOS 6, and tvOS 13. WWDC typically reveals some of the new key features that will arrive on iPhones and iPads in September, but we've already got an idea of a couple of the updates that should come with iOS 13 thanks to a report from 9to5Mac .

by | April 17, 2019 | 12:25

Several alleged leaks have indicated that the OnePlus 7 might include a pop-up selfie camera , triple rear cameras, and a single LED flash on the back. The OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro are expected to sport flagship specifications like Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC along with 8GB RAM. It's also expected to come with a $569 price tag.

by | April 17, 2019 | 12:19

Android is one of the most widely used pieces of software, with over two billion devices running the Google mobile OS each and every month. One notable example is Tasker, with the developers complaining that the app confusingly wasn't part of Google's list of exceptions at the time.

by | April 17, 2019 | 11:37

We've been talking about the T-Mobile and Sprint merger for a while now, and about a year since it was initially announced, it looks like it could be in trouble. To alleviate concerns, it is reported that T-Mobile and Sprint could could offer concessions, such as assets sales. The Obama administration rebuffed the companies' earlier effort to merge, as well as an attempted deal between AT&T and T-Mobile, on concerns such deals would hurt competition in the wireless industry.

by | April 16, 2019 | 05:36

The labor will be cheaper for Foxconn and Apple gets access to a growing market. "India is still an emerging smartphone market, it has a lot of potential domestically and could serve as an export hub for the region". Foxconn's initial investment will be about $300 million to set up, with lined-up investments depending on capacity expansion. When asked about his retirement plan at a shareholder meeting a year ago, Gou said he would not step down until the company's share price hit Tw$200 ...

by | April 16, 2019 | 04:34

According to the Financial Times report, Apple is spending "hundreds of millions" of dollars to make sure that iPhone users don't have to look anywhere else for their gaming needs. That's in contrast to the more than $1 billion Apple is reportedly spending on its upcoming television and news subscription services. The advance given by Apple to game title developers is more than enough to cover their game development cost.

by | April 16, 2019 | 04:15

T-Mobile is getting ready to sell the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL , according to a source speaking to 9to5Google. Previous reports have suggested that the Pixel 3a devices would be exclusive to Verizon in the USA, so it's unclear if those plans have since fallen through or if T-Mobile will sell the devices at a later date similar to what we're now expecting with the regular Pixel 3.

by | April 16, 2019 | 02:58

That's hardly surprising considering what the competition is up to, but also because we're finally getting 5G phones this year, and OnePlus wants to be one of the first companies on the market with a 5G device. Apart from the 48-MP sensor, the rear camera will also feature a wide-angle camera and a depth sensor/TOF sensor. The model number of the variant that leaked is GM1915, while Android 9 Pie comes pre-installed on that smartphone.

by | April 16, 2019 | 03:20

For geofence warrants, police carve out a specific area and time period, and Google can gather information from Sensorvault about the devices that were present during that window, according to the report. Police admit these "geofence" warrants are exciting but caution they're no slam dunk, either. Apple has attempted to brand the company as privacy-focused since 2016 when Apple refused to comply with a request by the Federal Bureau of Investigation to build a new version of its iOS ...

by | April 16, 2019 | 03:45

OpenAI Five lost out at last years World Championships where it failed to defeat the two pro teams it was put up against. Given that Dota 2 is a complex strategy game which involves multiple characters, screens, and options along with a huge number of variables, it makes a good test bed for AI.

by | April 16, 2019 | 03:17

Perhaps you'll wait for the avatar set, once it is available on April 17th, to download both at once? There are two thank you gifts for PS4 owners to look forward to. Indeed, not only does it remind us to consider the people who actually make our favourite games whenever we post about them online, it stands as a prime example of the power video games have to unite us.

by | April 15, 2019 | 04:02

For the rural broadband fund, the FCC is repurposing funds to create the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund. "Qualcomm is the country's only hope for 5G and 6G leadership and with the FTC about to potentially hobble it, the USA will never be a leader, China will", predicted Morehead, a former industry executive.