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Author: 0 Sluggish Galaxy S9 sales hit Samsung's profits

Also, Samsung plans to strengthen price competitiveness and adopt advanced technology in the mass models. "It is not an easy game for Samsung unless it really meets consumer's needs for new smartphones". However, the disappointing figures were bumped up by strong demand for Samsung Electronic's memory chips and premium TVs. Revenue for the April-June period fell 4 percent to 58.5 trillion won.

Tech OnePlus Confirms OnePlus 3, 3T Will See Android P Update
Author: 0 OnePlus Confirms OnePlus 3, 3T Will See Android P Update

And the release of Android P for OnePlus 3/3T is likely part of that effort. OnePlus has now rolled out several models of the OnePlus 6 , including storage and Ram variations and limited edition models including the new colours. This morning, the company has clarified its position, stating unequivocally, "We have chose to focus our development resources on the Android P project instead of upgrading the device to Android 8.1".

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Author: 0 "IPhone dummies pictured: "6.5" iPhone 11 Plus and 6.1" iPhone SE Plus

The 2018 iPad Pro will likely feature a design similar to the iPhone X . Apple is expected to release three new iPhone models for 2018 all with an iPhone X style top notch display. The current iPad Pro models run Apple's A10X Fusion chip and come in three storage options- 64GB, 256GB and 512GB. The report also states that the upcoming iPad Pro upgrade will see some changes in design, apart from just a hardware upgrade.

Tech ‘Pixel Stand’ to be Google’s new smart dock for Pixel 3
Author: 0 ‘Pixel Stand’ to be Google’s new smart dock for Pixel 3

Pretty much. If Google is making a smart wireless charger for the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL , you can pretty much bet that both handsets will feature wireless charging. The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL appeared in 3D renders a month ago , and now the bigger device shined in live images , revealing more details about the design.

Author: 0 New Galaxy Note 9 price leak might finally bring some good news

An image comparing the S Pen for 2018 with the one that shipped with the Galaxy Note 8 has been leaked by Dutch site AllAboutSamsung. Let us know below. Notably, the images do not reveal anything about the specifications of the Galaxy Note 9 variants. It will also feature Bluetooth technology for more tricks up its sleeve, and some say it will be more angular than its predecessor.

Tech YouTube’s Android app is finally getting a dark theme
Author: 0 YouTube’s Android app is finally getting a dark theme

These days, an often-seen feature request for apps (and Android in general ) is dark mode . Now it appears the dark mode theme is rolling out to the Android app. The report said that one notable exception are channel pages, which retain their colourful app bars. Users will get an option to turn off the mode and dismiss the prompt.

Author: 0 Apple’s third new 2018 iPhone might be delayed until November

Mac Otakara notes that these changes to the iPad Pros will come alongside the addition of a TrueDepth camera system for Face ID , meaning the smaller dimension sizes could be the result of smaller bezels and the elimination of the tablet's Home button.

Tech Ford puts Raptor engine into standard F-150 lineup
Author: 0 Ford puts Raptor engine into standard F-150 lineup

Allow us to introduce the 2019 Ford F-150 Limited, now with 20% more Raptor guts. Signature design elements also include the raised Limited lettering on the hood, polished aluminum 22-inch wheels, and satin-finish details such as the grille, tailgate applique, window trim, and door handles.

Tech Fortnite Clay Pigeon Locations for the Season 5 Week 3 Challenge
Author: 0 Fortnite Clay Pigeon Locations for the Season 5 Week 3 Challenge

You can receive a 5000XP reward when you complete at least four of the seven challenges each week. If you've not completed the previous weeks' challenges yet, never fear! Fortnite Challenges are now live. Fatal Fields is near the south coast, above Lucky Landing and Flush Factories . Various Clay Pigeon, or skeet shooting, locations have been discovered across the Fortnite Battle Royale since the release of the V5.10 patch on July 24, and now we know why.

Tech Xbox Games with Gold for August 2018 confirmed
Author: 0 Xbox Games with Gold for August 2018 confirmed

Microsoft today unveiled the titles coming to Xbox Live Gold subscribers this month. This is for the standard edition of the game. Mix speed, strategy, and team-play across several multiplayer modes as you control your favorite warriors, be they bold Knights, brutal Vikings, or deadly Samurai.

Tech Google kicks mining, fake, and made-for-ads apps off Play Store
Author: 0 Google kicks mining, fake, and made-for-ads apps off Play Store

The same logic probably applies to Android apps - shady software that force phones to mine cryptocurrency has permanently damaged Android devices in the past. Several developers who have had their apps removed from the Play Store raised their concerns regarding the same on Reddit and various other social media platforms.

Tech Comcast TV subscriber losses accelerate in Q2; broadband, mobile growing
Author: 0 Comcast TV subscriber losses accelerate in Q2; broadband, mobile growing

The move freed Comcast to focus on its other potential acquisition, European pay TV operator Sky , a deal that would help the Philadelphia-based cable and media company expand beyond the U.S. Comcast added 204,000 Xfinity Mobile customers in the quarter ended June 30. The growth in internet connections is "more than offsetting the pressure on video and the outlook for the second half of the year is strong", said Kevin Roe, an analyst at Roe Equity Research.

Tech Google launches free Wi-Fi hotspots
Author: 0 Google launches free Wi-Fi hotspots

Six Google Stations have been set up: one at the University of Lagos, three in the northern suburbs including at Murtala Muhammed Airport, and two south of town in Maroko. The project will launch in 2019 and is to be supported by Telkom Kenya. Osinbajo assured that Nigeria can extend broadband connectivity and reach significantly within a year or two and that "we will be partnering in whatever way we can with Google ".

Tech YouTube VR app finally coming to Samsung Gear VR headsets
Author: 0 YouTube VR app finally coming to Samsung Gear VR headsets

VR isn't the news-dominating hype machine it once was, but it's still an expanding market, and products like YouTube VR are keeping that virtual ball rolling. YouTube VR has already been available on Google's Daydream View headset, as well as PlayStation VR and HTC Vive . You can find this feature by tapping on the " Watch Together " icon below the play controls from your Daydream View or Gear VR headset.

Tech Charter may have to stop business in NY after state regulator ruling
Author: 0 Charter may have to stop business in NY after state regulator ruling

Following the state's public service commission saying Charter (doing business in the state as Spectrum) has " continually failed to meet its commitments to the state " (which were part of the approval for 2016's merger of Charter and Time Warner Cable) and threatening heavy penalties, they've unveiled those penalties, which include Spectrum being "no longer permitted to serve customers in the state".

Tech Samsung Galaxy Note 9 leaks out in trio of new images
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 9 leaks out in trio of new images

According to the leaked images, the Samsung Galaxy Note9 will be available in at least three different colors. It's likely that Samsung and its partners will offer early buyers several deals to sweeten the pot, and that you'll be able to upgrade from an existing Galaxy phone to the Note 9 for a lower price.

Tech Cranston Fire in Idyllwild area grows to 7500 acres
Author: 0 Cranston Fire in Idyllwild area grows to 7500 acres

The wildfire, which started Monday in Whiskeytown National Recreation Area due to the mechanical failure of a vehicle, expanded to 20,000 acres Thursday thanks to high winds and hot, dry weather, forcing firefighters to move the Highway 299 road closure to Buenaventura Boulevard on the outskirts of Redding.

Tech Samsung announces video preview of new Galaxy device next week
Author: 0 Samsung announces video preview of new Galaxy device next week

The sourced report lines up nicely with previous reports that Samsung's next phone will be gaming-centric. The teaser ends with the battery life depleting completely. Devices-bound for US, China and South Korea will have Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core processor. It has now been rumored that Samsung has perhaps started working on the Galaxy F once again.

Tech Amazon second-quarter profit trounces estimates
Author: 0 Amazon second-quarter profit trounces estimates

Despite Intel's beat, and despite raising its full-year guidance, the company's stock declined after the bell on Thursday, as growth in the company's data center business fell short of consensus. Olsavsky said people continue to renew their Prime subscriptions despite the recent price hike that was announced. More lucrative than sales of goods that Amazon owns, third-party transactions offer the company a commission that increases significantly when merchants choose to hand over ...

Author: 0 Wildfire forces entire California town to evacuate; suspect arrested

The park itself is not in imminent danger, but the areas are being used for fire operations and are also filled with unhealthy amounts of smoke. Brandon N. "It was a father-daughter trip, for her high school graduation". The last time the 7.5-mile-long (12-kilometer-long) valley was closed because of fire was 1990, he said.

Tech Samsung’s unbreakable display seemingly better than Gorilla Glass 6
Author: 0 Samsung’s unbreakable display seemingly better than Gorilla Glass 6

That's changed with the announcement that Samsung Display has found a way to encase its display technology inside a plastic-coated frame that allows it to remain flexible while still offering a level of protection on par with glass. In fact, even after a drop test at 1.8 metres (nearly 6 feet), which is higher than the USA military standard, these new panels showed no signs of damage.

Tech It’s official: April the giraffe is expecting - again!
Author: 0 It’s official: April the giraffe is expecting - again!

April, who lives at Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York , is due to give birth for a fifth time in the early part of next spring - likely around March. At the time, Patch had said: 'Now we are ready to ship them out to another zoo's laboratory for confirmation of a pregnancy'. She's pictured here with her calf, Tajiri .