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Tech Windows Phone 8’s, Windows 8’s days are numbered, literally
Author: 0 Windows Phone 8’s, Windows 8’s days are numbered, literally

With no new apps or updates, another nail is hammered into Windows Phone's coffin. On the consumer side of things, this likely isn't an issue, unless you're one of the very few who are still using Windows 8 .x or Windows Phone . It's no wonder that this permission for the arrival of updates to the mobile version of Windows 8 is terminated at this point since the operating system itself has been unsupported for more than a year.

Tech Huawei Nova 3 Smartphone Commercial Shows Fake Selfies Taken by DSLR
Author: 0 Huawei Nova 3 Smartphone Commercial Shows Fake Selfies Taken by DSLR

The Huawei video shows a rapid succession of moments in which the couple prepares to take the selfie, then shows the final photos as snapshots between moments. Enlarge / This image from the actor's Instagram page looked behind the scenes of the at-home selfie shoot. This isn't the first time a smartphone maker has felt compelled to shoot outside the box.

Tech Mac Mini 'Pro' reportedly launching with new MacBook Air 2018
Author: 0 Mac Mini 'Pro' reportedly launching with new MacBook Air 2018

According to Bloomberg , Apple isn't quite ready to put the Mac mini out to pasture. The current MacBook Air, which costs US$1,000, remains Apple's only laptop without a high-resolution screen. It's said to have a 13-inch screen with thinner bezels and a much-needed high resolution display, according to Bloomberg . Though that doesn't include the price for a monitor, mouse, and keyboard, it's still far cheaper than Apple's next cheapest computer, the MacBook Air.

Tech Nokia 6.1 Plus India launch today: Price, specifications
Author: 0 Nokia 6.1 Plus India launch today: Price, specifications

But HMD Global made a decision to launch the phone in the rest of the world as Nokia 6.1 Plus. In its post on Twitter, Nokia wrote - "We are thrilled to bring you the Nokia smartphones event for one of the most awaited phones on Tuesday 21st August".

Tech Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti vs Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
Author: 0 Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti vs Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti

Nvidia will also release non-Founders Edition versions of the new cards: the $1,000 GeForce RTX 2080Ti, the $700 GeForce RTX 2080 , and the $500 GeForce RTX 2070 . NVIDIA has released two new trailers for Metro Exodus and Atomic Heart, detailing their real-time ray tracing features. The author travelled to Gamescom 2018 as a guest of Nvidia.

Tech Twitch Prime Will No Longer be Ad
Author: 0 Twitch Prime Will No Longer be Ad

Prime members, The Verge notes, will get store credit as an incentive to pre-order video games through Amazon, "marking a major change to one of the membership's best benefits". Second, starting on August 28, Prime members will now get a $10 Amazon credit when pre-ordering select games on Amazon.com. For new Twitch Prime members, the universal ad-free experience ends September 14.

Tech Under-fire Apple removes 25,000 apps in China
Author: 0 Under-fire Apple removes 25,000 apps in China

Apple has pulled a massive 25,000 apps from its Chinese App Store following state media complaints about the company. Apple removed at least 4,000 apps tagged with the keyword " gambling " on one day, August 9, alone. Apple ( AAPL ) is the latest major tech firm to be caught in a crackdown on content in China. -China trade war . Apple is seen as at risk in the conflict, because almost half of all iphones produced are manufactured in Central China's Zhengzhou, and China is a crucial market ...

Tech Nvidia’s New RTX Graphics Cards Run $600 to $1200
Author: 0 Nvidia’s New RTX Graphics Cards Run $600 to $1200

Huang mentioned that the real-time ray tracing capabilities of the platform was used to build the Star Wars demo that was first revealed back at the Game Developer Conference 2018 , before showing it again. Despite all the talk of ray tracing, the effect can be pretty subtle. Nvidia showed how this might look in the upcoming shooter Battlefield V. During a battle, explosions and the ensuing fire can be reflected across the entire environment, including the puddles on the ground, nearby ...

Tech 'Diablo III' (ALL) Officially Announced For Nintendo Switch - Screens & Trailer
Author: 0 'Diablo III' (ALL) Officially Announced For Nintendo Switch - Screens & Trailer

After announcing Diablo III for the Nintendo Switch , Blizzard has admitted that Overwatch might come to Nintendo's console as well. According to Forbes, the Switch version of the notorious action RPG game will be known as the Diablo 3 Eternal Collection and will include the original game along with the Reaper of Souls and Rise of the Necromancer expansions, plus it will integrate all the updates released in the meantime.

Tech How much will cost iPhone 2018
Author: 0 How much will cost iPhone 2018

The 6.1-inch 2018 iPhone with an LCD display is expected to feature 64GB and 256GB os storage options coupled with 3GB of RAM. With that said , Apple is also expected to offer a 512GB option. Apple is also rumoured to support an Apple Pencil for these new iPhones, making them true Samsung Galaxy Note competitors at last. Whether that involves wireless drawing power from the iPhone, magnetically attaching the Pencil to draw power, or some other method remains to be seen, but the ...

Tech New Gmail Confidential mode now available on Android
Author: 0 New Gmail Confidential mode now available on Android

Now, Google has started rolling out the feature for the Gmail Android app as well. Following very basic steps, users can mark their emails as confidential, and set a time limit for visibility. So, you know, don't be sending any risqué emails to people you don't entirely trust. At any point, you can once again renew access if you want. And users can also change the confidential settings whenever they want to.

Tech Google Employees Protest Secret Work on Censored Search Engine for China
Author: 0 Google Employees Protest Secret Work on Censored Search Engine for China

The news of Google's efforts to create a censored search engine for the Chinese has elicited denunciations from sections the of USA press, which have scolded the company for collaborating with a "totalitarian" government. According to its most recent quarterly report, Alphabet (Google's parent company), employed 89,058 people as of June 30. Pichai pledged to be more transparent with employees as plans are closer to being finalized, the news outlet reported.

Tech PUBG Mobile Now Has Over 100 Million Downloads on Android, iOS
Author: 0 PUBG Mobile Now Has Over 100 Million Downloads on Android, iOS

PUBG and Fortnite were involved in a battle for the top spot but PUBG now has two times more downloads on mobile phones than Fortnite . Yesterday, PUBG Mobile surpassed a massive figure of 100 million downloads on iOS and Android platforms, yes, that's 100 with six zeros on its side which is indeed a big number to achieve.

Tech New MacBook, iPad Pro, and AirPower Coming in September
Author: 0 New MacBook, iPad Pro, and AirPower Coming in September

This year, Apple added 8 -generation Intel Core processors to its Pro laptops for up to 70 percent speedier performance than its previous models. They did not specifically mention MacBook Air . No word on if Apple will also remove the Air's beloved SD card slot. The MacBook will be supposedly be priced at $1,200 in the USA when it releases later this year industry sources have told DigiTimes .

Tech Google will track you even when you’ve told it not to
Author: 0 Google will track you even when you’ve told it not to

During the investigation , Princeton researcher's home address and daily route were able to be tracked by the AP. Her phone requested she rate a recent visit to Kohl's, which prompted her to ask on her blog , "So how did Google Maps know where I was?" For example, how is Google Maps supposed to give you step-by-step directions if it doesn't know where you are? Nearly two billion Android and Apple devices use Google for web browsing or for its maps.

Tech Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Debuts With New Styling And A Supercharged V8
Author: 0 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Debuts With New Styling And A Supercharged V8

You may well question the relevance of such an offering but Ford certainly doesn't, seeing it as the continuation of a lineage which inspires customers to purchase and modify some Mustang muscle of their own. The price? Some $130 000 (that's around R1,9-million)... Starting in 2009 until 2016 Ford produced 250 Cobra Jets with various improvements made through the years.

Tech Battlefield V Gamescom Trailer Teases Battle Royale Mode
Author: 0 Battlefield V Gamescom Trailer Teases Battle Royale Mode

It gives players a look at a few new theaters of war where they'll battle for WW2 dominance, as well as a glimpse at the upcoming Grand Operations and battle royale modes . Also, great choice of music too. The major benefit would be that the game will join the Battle Royale craze with the last man standing. But regardless of that, Battlefield V is shaping up to be a visually stunning shooter.

Author: 0 Sony Has Now Sold Over 3 Million PlayStation VR Units Worldwide

To celebrate, Sony announced two new games coming to PSVR: Creed: Rise to Glory (which releases September 25) and Evasion (which releases October 9). You can see the full list below. The presence of recognizable game titles that first established themselves outside the VR world suggests that gamers may be more receptive to a VR library that dangles the familiar close within their grasp.

Tech Windy weather has NSW fire crews on alert
Author: 0 Windy weather has NSW fire crews on alert

The whole of the state was declared in drought last week and the dry conditions and strong winds fanned the blazes yesterday. Nearly 80 fires continue to burn along the Great Dividing Range from the Queensland border to Victoria, with 33 uncontained as of 5pm AEST on Thursday.

Tech Google to Release Own Smart Display Later This Year
Author: 0 Google to Release Own Smart Display Later This Year

Google has pretty lofty aspirations for this new smart speaker , with an industry source telling Nikkei that the company is targeting 3 million shipments for its initial release. "It's an aggressive plan". Amazon and Google topped the list with ultra-affordable offerings like the Amazon Echo Dot and Google Home Mini that are both priced below the $50 (approximately Rs.

Tech Diablo III Coming To Switch, With Exclusive Content? - Rumor
Author: 0 Diablo III Coming To Switch, With Exclusive Content? - Rumor

As you might imagine from a name like " Eternal Collection ", this version of Diablo III will include all of the 2012 game's subsequent paid expansions, including Reaper of Souls and Rise of the Necromancer , along with all of the game's free updates and patches up to this point.

Tech Apple Hacked By 16-Year-Old Fan
Author: 0 Apple Hacked By 16-Year-Old Fan

The Children's Court heard on Thursday that he had downloaded 90gb of secure files and accessed customer accounts. The biggest issue it has had to face was a 2014 incident in which hackers released nude celebrity images found on 50 iCloud accounts.

Author: 0 OnePlus Finds First US Carrier Partner for Launch of OnePlus 6T

CNET's report says that OnePlus will have a version of the OnePlus 6T "optimized" for T-Mobile's network, which likely means that it'll work on the new 600MHz frequency that T-Mobile has been rolling out nationwide. According to the CNET article, OnePlus isn't just going to sell the global variant of the OnePlus 6T in T-Mobile stores. Lau and Pei have long attributed the direct-sales, online-only strategy as the primary way the company is able to offer its flagship-quality handsets ...

Author: 0 Gmail for Android updated with Confidential mode

If you want to use the new Gmail Confidential Mode , first you have to make sure you have the latest Gmail app installed. The Confidential Mode allows the senders to put a time stamp on their emails, like a countdown, after which the email disappears from the recipients' accounts.

Tech Google Has Killed Call Recording In Android Smartphone, Once And For All!
Author: 0 Google Has Killed Call Recording In Android Smartphone, Once And For All!

As per a report by XDA Developers , Google has limited the frequency for applications to use the platform's Wi-Fi scan feature. As you begin using the Android 9 Pie device regularly with your day-to-day apps, the Adaptive Battery feature will be able to map out your phone's power use more accurately over time and divert resources like background processes to more useful apps.