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Apple's self-driving vehicle has its first confirmed crash

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The accident happened at about 3 p.m.as the Apple vehicle had slowed and was waiting for a safe gap in traffic to complete the merge, the report said. Apple has kept tight wraps on its ambitions for self-driving cars, declining to publicly acknowledge them until it wrote a letter to US transportation regulators in late 2016 urging them not to restrict testing of the vehicles. Read More »

Honor Magic 2 teased during Honor Play launch, first with Kirin 980

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The Honor Play is a performance beast with the groundbreaking graphics processing technology GPU Turbo to meet young gamers' demands for "lightning fast" graphics processing capability and extended battery life. Today, at the IFA Berlin, Honor teased the Magic 2 with an incredible design and high-end specifications. Magic Charge is said to be safe as it has 15-layers of safety protection. Read More »

Olloclip’s popular camera lens add-ons now finally work on non-Apple phones

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That's significant considering that lens attachments usually require the mobile photographer to either shed a phone's protective case or pony up extra dollars for a company's mounting case. olloclip remains committed to finding new and exciting ways to enhance the mobile photography category-and to making inspiring photos and video fun and easy to capture on mobile devices. Read More »

Sony's WH-1000XM3 turns your crowded commute into a silent retreat

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According to Sony, the latest headphone is four times better than its predecessor, the WH-1000XM2, thanks to the key improvements that the company introduced. The headphones, which will be available in black and platinum silver accentuated with gold highlight will cost you $350, should you plan to buy one when it comes out for sale next month. Read More »

[H]ardOCP: Sony Addresses PlayStation 4 Cross-Play Controversy

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At the Gamelab conference in Spain, he was asked if Fortnite PS4 crossplay would be a reality. He then added that he welcomes the competition from Xbox and Nintendo, "I think competition is always good". It also doubly doesn't make sense as enabling the feature might get more people on PS4 since they won't be arbitrarily locked out from playing with their friends. Read More »

Huawei unveils its new Kirin 980 mobile processor

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The company began Friday by hosting a keynote address at IFA 2018 , during which it announced the new Kirin 980 SoC. It wouldn't be announcing a new SoC this powerful for nothing. That should mean better gaming experiences, even when comparing Huawei's phones to other platforms. More importantly, Yu said, the Kirin 980 consumed 32 percent less power than the Snapdragon 845 during gaming sessions. Read More »

Apple Confirms Sept. 12 ‘Gather Round’ Event: Here’s What to Expect

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The invite featured the phrase, "Gather round" with several circles above it - potentially hinting at the theme of what else will be announced, as is often the case with the imagery on Apple event invites. One leaked photo shows off two phones, believed to be the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Plus (5.8-inch and 6.5-inch handsets respectively). They show an edge-to-edge display and a new watch face that includes more information than those of current models. Read More »

Baidu to Block Crypto Forums as China Continues Clampdown

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As indicated on August 21, WeChat permanently banned many well-recognized crypto and blockchain profiles and accounts which included CoinDaily, Deepchain and Huobi News that we accused of promoting the crypto violation of regulations introduced earlier this month. Read More »

PlayStation Plus September 2018 Lineup Includes Destiny 2

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While the version of Destiny 2 that's available in the September PS Plus games doesn't include the game's two expansion packs, Curse of Osiris and Warmind, it's still a pretty solid game that will entertain you until you run out of stuff to do with your friends. Read More »

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gets Discrete Graphics, Bigger Display

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With ThinkPad X1 Extreme , Lenovo is trying to brigde the gap between consumer and performance machines. That weight jumps up to 4.04 pounds when you choose the optional, 4K touch screen. You can clip bits of the file as well, saving them in OneNote. Ordering an X1 Extreme with 64GB of memory and 2TB of storage is likely to be astronomically expensive, however. Read More »

Samsung Australia confirms record sales for Galaxy Note 9

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While Android One devices offer a stock Android experience, the Samsung Galaxy J2 core is an Android Oreo (Go Edition) device and it has Samsung's UI skinned on top. As mentioned above you need to have the ODIN tool, latest firmware, and the required device. "The Samsung Galaxy Note9 features a whopping 6.4" Infinity Display, a 12MP dual camera, a super-fast processor, and a redesigned S Pen which now features Bluetooth capabilities. Read More »

Google Pixel 3 images finally leak out

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After being bombarded with a barrage of Pixel 3 XL leaks, we finally have a pleasant surprise when it comes to the Google Pixel 3. The app also confirms the hardware specs of the dual front camera setup (both 8MP) with one sensor offering dual aperture f/1.8-f/2.2 while the other has fixed f/1.8, though the poster speculates the hardware specs app could be getting confused. Read More »

This week's Fortnite update puts a rift in your pocket

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The Rift-To-Go can create a Rift for themselves and allies - just like the ones that are usually dotted around in fixed locations. The Rift-To-Go should be added in this week's Fortnite patch , which will roll out on Thursday. With the recent release of Fortnite's 5.30 patch, the new Road Trip skin and other cosmetic skins have just been reportedly leaked to the public. Read More »

Battlefield 5 has been delayed, now releasing on November 20th

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It's also been reported that the game's pre-orders are below those of Black Ops 4, so it makes ideal sense to delay the game so it can avoid this competition. " Our core businesses, including FIFA Ultimate Team, are strong, we think our players are going to love Battlefield V, and excitement is building for our new IP, Anthem ". Read More »

Apple Acquires AR Glasses Startup Akonia Holographics

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Apple seems to have gotten a bit more serious about their Augmented Reality headset project with the purchase of Longmont, Colorado-based Akonia Holographics , a company which specializes in making displays for augmented reality glasses. Read More »

Destiny 2, God of War 3: Remastered lead PlayStation Plus September lineup

However, PS Plus members don't have to wait until next week to jump into the world of Destiny , with Sony making the game available to download immediately following the announcement. The PS Plus Free Games September 2018 consists of two games for each platform, including the PS4, PS3, and PS Vita . This is so players can take advantage of the 24-hour free trial of Destiny 2 Forsaken's new hybrid PvE and PvP mode, Gambit , which begins on September 1 at 10 am PDT. Read More »

This full-size LEGO Bugatti Chiron actually runs and drives

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The first transparent Technic bricks are used in this vehicle. This is also the first-time load-bearing parts were built purely out of LEGO . The Lego Chiron was constructed in Kladno, Czech Republic, where the complex models found in Legoland amusement parks or Lego stores can be found. Read More »

HTC U12 Life Launched: 6-inch Mid-Range with Two-Tone

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It comes powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Mobile Platform coupled with Adreno 509 GPU. It is backed by a 3,600mAh battery that also supports 5V/2A (10W) power input. Other wireless connectivity comes via an 802.11ac module with NFC and Bluetooth 5 .0. The vertically oriented dual camera with the flash in the middle is a dead ringer for the one on the iPhone X , while the circular fingerprint sensor combined with a two-tone back is a distinctive Pixel feature. Read More »

Apple to reveal next generation iPhone on September 12

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The Cupertino, California firm apparently leaked images of its upcoming iPhone and Apple Watch refreshes. Apple will also reportedly bring back more color options, including gold, to give Apple fans more variety . The 5.8-inch and 6.5-inch models, expected to be called iPhone X (2018) and iPhone X Plus respectively, will both have OLED panels. TSMC expects record revenues in the fourth quarter, according to estimates. Read More »

Google Assistant: your bilingual Assistant

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Back in June, Google announced that Google Home could speak Spanish , a major upgrade to home assistant speakers. Neither Siri nor Alexa supports more than one language at a time, and the fact that Google's language processing models are now refined enough to be this flexible is incredible. Read More »

Sony launches Xperia XZ3 phone fitted with same screen as a television

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There's also a Smart launch feature , where holding the phone horizontal will automatically launch the camera to take pictures. The new Xperia XZ3 has a six-inch display that can display "more vibrant colours " as well as higher quality images and video by using award-winning TV technology found in the firm's high-end Bravia TV line. Read More »

Google Duo gets Android tablet and iPad video calling support

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The only problem is that the experience, unlike on iOS, is not guaranteed on Android . Fans had been anxious about an Android port for the battle royale game. Use the Google ecosystem, or expect them to publish the vulnerabilities to protect Android users. One might say that Google just followed their routine protocol, which is meant for any other application developer. Read More »

Dish, Altice USA weigh in in opposition to Fade/T-Mobile merger

When it comes to mobile carriers, competition is always great. Another 4,500 jobs at the Sprint and T-Mobile headquarters would be lost because of duplicated positions. The two carriers have failed to prove that they'll be unable to compete by themselves, claims the CWA, as the union says that both companies are viable and working to improve their networks and roll out 5G. Read More »

(Update) Watch the Dragalia Lost Nintendo Direct here

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Mobile action role-playing game " Dragalia Lost " officially launches on september 27, Nintendo announced on Tuesday. It's free-to-start - meaning it has in-game purchases - and has been created to be played using touchscreen controls. Read More »

Apple iPhone X 2018 series: Invite confirms September 12 launch

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Apple is expected to announce three new iPhones this year: a 6.1-inch entry-level " iPhone 9 ", an updated 5.8-inch iPhone X, and a 6.5-inch "iPhone X Plus". So, while it's certainly possible that people are interested in buying new iPhones within the next 12 months, it's also possible that those same people decide to stick with their current smartphones. Read More »

Gboard Gets 'Minis', Personalised Selfie Stickers for Android and iOS

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Minis for Gboard is an evolution of the selfie stickers feature originally launched for Google's Allo chat app in Would possibly per chance 2017. You can download the latest version of Gboard on Android and iOS for free. "Each style has hundreds of stickers, so you can fully express yourself in each style". Read More »

Google for India: New features, big focus on India

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It's quite clear that the internet ecosystem is concerned with India as it is the next major frontier for major tech companies. These new users largely use video and audio content on the internet. Good news for all those who were eagerly waiting for Nokia to release its Nokia 6.1 Plus in India. It is especially meant for those coming online for the first time. Read More »