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Author: 0 Apple buys the app development service Buddybuild

It looks like the company will remain stationed in Vancouver, Canada as per a blog post on its site: "We've always been proud to be a Canadian company, so we're also pleased that we will be staying right here in Vancouver - a hotbed of developer and engineering talent".

Tech Samsung talks up innovation ahead of CES 2018
Author: 0 Samsung talks up innovation ahead of CES 2018

Samsung's in-house C-Lab program is all about supporting insane, futuristic projects and we can look forward to more of the craziness at CES 2018 . The combo of a breathing device and a mobile app helps teach deep breathing techniques that would otherwise be hard, and helps you track your progress.

Tech WHO plans to recognize 'Gaming Disorder' as a mental health condition
Author: 0 WHO plans to recognize 'Gaming Disorder' as a mental health condition

The ESA, a lobbying group made up of the gaming industry's biggest publishers, claims that WHO has "recklessly" trivialized "real mental health issues" in their push to classify gaming addiction as a mental disorder. World Health Organization will publish the final version of the International Classification of Diseases in May, it said. "It puts it on the map as something to take seriously", he said.

Tech Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9

Samsung will unveil its new flagship, according to. Apparently, it's only the Galaxy S9+ that will get a dual-lens camera on the back, with the fingerprint sensor taking the same position as with the standard S9. Internal memory will have 64GB which we can increase with the help of microSD card. Now Google is assuming to reduce the prices of their smartphones.

Tech The Biggest PC Games of 2017, According to Steam
Author: 0 The Biggest PC Games of 2017, According to Steam

Still, it features plenty of great games, such as Slime Rancher and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds . Not only is there a measly 4 points between the median score for Platinum rank games and the median score for Bronze rank games, the Platinum rank contains two games scored at a mere 69 - Warframe and Ghost Recon Wildlands .

Author: 0 Apple's $29 iPhone Battery Replacements Available Now

This move was one of a few steps that Apple has taken to appease customers that were upset over the revelation that it throttles the performance of older iPhones with significant battery degradation . Later on, the company plans to update its iOS in early 2018 to give its customers a visibility of battery wear out and help them to decide whether they need a swap or not.

Tech Microsoft pulls PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds ad which ripped off fan
Author: 0 Microsoft pulls PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds ad which ripped off fan

The developers of " PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds " ( PUBG ) want the game to be known to everyone, as the Chief Executive Officer for the game studio has announced that they plan to transform the video game into all media types. There were cases where a game took 6 months more to launch even when it was already completed. However, PS is very strict about this. That means that PUBG would have to be finished and ready to go before it launched on the PlayStation 4.

Tech Teen Exposes Apple For Deliberately Slowing Down Older iPhones
Author: 0 Teen Exposes Apple For Deliberately Slowing Down Older iPhones

Apple then happily took its customers' money when the customers, dissatisfied with their now-slower devices, purchased new and more expensive iPhones. Apple just said something it rarely says: "We apologize". "All rechargeable batteries are consumable components that become less effective as they chemically age and their ability to hold a charge diminishes", the company said , while adding that both time and the number of times the battery has been charged affect the chemical aging ...

Tech OnePlus 3/3T users on OxygenOS 5.0.1 warned to uninstall FactoryMode
Author: 0 OnePlus 3/3T users on OxygenOS 5.0.1 warned to uninstall FactoryMode

Get the OnePlus 5T Oreo beta here and to try out the edition for the OnePlus 5, you can get it here . It is still in the testing phase and a stable version is expected to be out by the end of January or early February 2018. OxygenOS 5.0.1 adds support for Qualcomm's aptX HD Bluetooth audio codec, a new Adaptive screen calibration mode, December security patches , and more.

Author: 0 Tag: Nokia 6 2018 Launch

Since the Nokia 6 was announced in China in January and at MWC globally, it is likely that its successor might also debut at MWC 2018. HMD last week confirmed that Nokia 6 in India will get Android Oreo Beta very soon as a fix for the update issue has been found.

Tech Pixel 2 Portrait Mode unofficially on OG Pixel, Nexus 6P, 5X
Author: 0 Pixel 2 Portrait Mode unofficially on OG Pixel, Nexus 6P, 5X

Of course, in order for it to work, the camera has to first recognize a face in the shot. However, one of the best new camera features of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL-or at least on of the trendiest-has yet to make its way to other phones, by official means anyway.

Tech Apple Cuts Battery Replacement Costs, But Won't Stop Throttling iPhone Performance
Author: 0 Apple Cuts Battery Replacement Costs, But Won't Stop Throttling iPhone Performance

The company also tries to dodge responsibility for its own smartphone designs when it writes that it initially misjudged why users were claiming to see performance declines. How's all of this going for Apple? One of the first came on December 22 when iPhone owners from Illinois, Ohio, Indiana and North Carolina filed a class-action lawsuit that claimed Apple was trying "to fraudulently induce consumers to purchase the latest" iPhone.

Tech Telegram 4.7 adds multiple accounts and quick replies on Android
Author: 0 Telegram 4.7 adds multiple accounts and quick replies on Android

Telegram is one of the more popular messaging clients available today, and recently the company behind the app have been adding new features. Leveraging the multiple account support on the updated Telegram app, you can add up to three accounts with different phone numbers.

Tech Apple Apologises For Slowing Iphones, Offers Discounted Batteries
Author: 0 Apple Apologises For Slowing Iphones, Offers Discounted Batteries

Along with removing the mention of the January timeframe from the apology letter to customers on its website, Apple released the following statement: " We expected to need more time to be ready , but we are happy to offer our customers the lower pricing right away.

Tech We don't slow phones with old batteries like Apple: Samsung, LG
Author: 0 We don't slow phones with old batteries like Apple: Samsung, LG

In response to the backlash the firm said it would reduce the price of replacing batteries for anyone with a iPhone 6 or later from $79 to $29 in the U.S. Apple is always up to something - and now the company has reportedly filed a patent for a mysterious iPhone "window" that could be a real game changer for its flagship smartphone device.

Tech Norman Foster's Chicago Apple Store can't handle this brutal winter
Author: 0 Norman Foster's Chicago Apple Store can't handle this brutal winter

As the weather has turned cold, icicles have formed, and the lack of gutters to catch melting snow poses a danger to pedestrians. Additionally, because the multi-level store sits along the Chicago River, the roof is sloped downward, meaning that anyone standing on the walkway along the river gets hit with falling snow and ice.

Tech Don't panic everyone but WhatsApp is DOWN and it's New Year's Eve
Author: 0 Don't panic everyone but WhatsApp is DOWN and it's New Year's Eve

Today, you won't be able to send or receive messages regardless of the smartphone you are rocking, at least for some hours. Users earlier reported WhatsApp had gone down in India and several other parts of the world. Several tweets have also confirmed that there's indeed a problem in several regions. As the story is still developing, we are looking forward to some official statements from the WhatsApp team regarding the downtime.

Tech Forever 21 Finds Data Breach at Stores
Author: 0 Forever 21 Finds Data Breach at Stores

Forever 21 immediately began an investigation of its payment card systems and engaged a leading security and forensics firm to assist. The malicious software stored victims' payment card numbers in a log, along with expiration dates, internal verification codes and in some instances, cardholder names, the Los Angeles-based retailer revealed.

Author: 0 Apple: 'We Apologize' For Slowing Down Old iPhones Without Alerting Consumers

Apple is reducing the price of an out-of-warranty iPhone battery replacement by $50 - from $79 to $29 - for anyone with an iPhone 6 or later whose battery needs to be replaced, available worldwide through December 2018. Tests have shown that older devices outfitted with a new battery will see their performance return to normal levels. In an apparent move to appease disgruntled customers, the company announced in the same apology letter that they were now offering discounts for customers ...

Author: 0 Apple Drops Battery Replacement Prices In 2018

The company explained: "We know that some of you feel Apple has let you down. We apologise. There's been a lot of misunderstanding about this issue, so we would like to clarify and let you know about some changes we're making". Screwing them, like usual. Second, Apple will introduce options to show readers how much performance they've lost. To address the issue, Apple included an update in iOS that would slow down a phone during peak processing events to prevent the battery from ...

Author: 0 Baird Analysts Give Whiting Petroleum (WLL) a $27.00 Price Target

The hedge fund run by Philip Rosenstrach held 18,000 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $393,000, down from 72,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Therefore 28% are positive. Whiting Petroleum Corp has a 12 month low of $6.38 and a 12 month high of $14.44. Beach Point Mgmt Lp stated it has 2.61% in Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL).

Tech Claire's: Independent testing shows 'asbestos free' children's makeup
Author: 0 Claire's: Independent testing shows 'asbestos free' children's makeup

Claire's, a store that sells accessories and makeup to young girls and teens, has pulled some of its items after it was found that cancer-causing asbestos was present in some of its products. Warner and her boss made a decision to purchase 17 additional Claire's makeup products from different states and have them tested as well. In the interim, we have stopped sales of the products and are issuing full refunds to concerned customers.

Tech Head of major cryptocurrency exchange kidnapped in Ukraine
Author: 0 Head of major cryptocurrency exchange kidnapped in Ukraine

While the write up in BBC describes Lerner as an "analytics manager", his LinkedIn profile says he is the CEO of Exmo. According to the article, Lerner was leaving his office in Kiev, Ukraine on December 26th when he was "dragged into a black Mercedes-Benz by men wearing balaclavas".

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