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Electronics Apple launches a Mac Mini with a
Author: 0 Apple launches a Mac Mini with a "huge punch"

The base model for the Mac mini 2018 comes with 8GB RAM, 3.6Ghz quad core Intel Core i3 processor and a 128GB SSD. The new Mac mini comes with quad- and 6-core 8th-generation Intel Core processors , up to 64GB of faster memory and all-flash storage (up to 2TB).

Electronics Apple iPhone XR pre-orders start today
Author: 0 Apple iPhone XR pre-orders start today

Just like the iPhone XS devices, the new iPhone XR also sports an edge-to-edge display with a notch on the top. The iPhone XR is available for preorder starting tonight at midnight PT (12:01 a.m. One last thing - the iPhone XR's body is still made of aluminum, while the XS line has moved on to that premium-feeling stainless steel. The iPhone XR will support gestures as Apple has bid adieu to the home button for its entire line-up for the first time.

Electronics Google offers solutions to avoid more EU Android fines
Author: 0 Google offers solutions to avoid more EU Android fines

On top of the new app fees, Lockheimer said that phone vendors are also free to distribute unofficial forks of the Android OS and that they can also skip installing the Search and Chrome apps, which until now have been deal-breakers. The EC's stipulation that companies were being hindered by their inability to ship devices with forked versions of Android is of dubious merit, and now there's a very real possibility that Google-sanctioned devices - a vast majority of Androids sold in the ...

Electronics Fortnite patch notes detail latest game mode: Disco Domination
Author: 0 Fortnite patch notes detail latest game mode: Disco Domination

Beyond this new limited time mode , V6.02 adds the Quad Launcher , teased earlier this week . When the floor is captured, it will fill the team's "dance bar" until an enemy comes to break up the party or the storm begins moving. The rocket allows four rockets to be loaded at one time and fired repeatedly. Time will tell exactly how the weapon will function, but it's clear that the weapon will be of legendary rarity.

Electronics Intel reveals new 9th gen Core CPUs, led by Core i9-9900K
Author: 0 Intel reveals new 9th gen Core CPUs, led by Core i9-9900K

Price-wise, both the i5-9600K and i7-9700K are similar to the 8th generation processors they are replacing, while the i9-9900K will come in at $500. Dropping Hyper-Threading could be a nod towards improving security on its processors related to Spectre and Meltdown, or it could have been an adjustment to improve product segmentation to create a larger gap between the Core i7 and Core i9 families.

Electronics Google shutting down Google+
Author: 0 Google shutting down Google+

The bug is said to have affected as many as 500,000 accounts, though the company says it found " no evidence " that any data was actually misused. From 2015 to March 2018, the APIs made it possible for developers to view profile information not marked as public, including full names, email addresses, birth dates, gender, profile photos, places lived, occupation, and relationship status.

Electronics China 'put tiny chips in USA computers to steal tech secrets'
Author: 0 China 'put tiny chips in USA computers to steal tech secrets'

In a statement to Bloomberg Businessweek that was also provided to Fox News, Apple said that Bloomberg's reporting is "inaccurate" and the sources in the story might be "wrong or misinformed". These motherboards have been used in servers by companies like Amazon and Apple as well by at least 28 other USA companies and organisations. Bloomberg's sources claim that Apple removed about 7,000 Super Micro servers from its data centers in 2015 after discovering the malicious chips.

Electronics VERIFY: Everything you need to know about today's 'presidential alert'
Author: 0 VERIFY: Everything you need to know about today's 'presidential alert'

The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that it will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alert between 11:18 a.m. "Got it!" In Seattle, the test alert arrived in the middle of the GeekWire Summit. Officials said they expected the alert would not reach all phones for a variety of reasons.

Electronics Amazon announces AmazonBasics Microwave and Echo Wall Clock
Author: 0 Amazon announces AmazonBasics Microwave and Echo Wall Clock

The company has slightly redesigned the Echo Dot , which it calls "the best selling speaker ever". Rest of the functionality remains the same, as does the price at $49.99. The all-new Amazon Echo Plus costs $149.99 in the U.S., £139.99 in the UK. The Echo Auto is a new gadget that puts Alexa in the vehicle. Two things, really.

Electronics Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Nintendo Switch Hardware Bundle Incoming
Author: 0 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Nintendo Switch Hardware Bundle Incoming

Here is all you need to know about the announcements made at the September 13 Nintendo Direct update. Dedicated portable-only players can look forward to Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn , Mario and Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey, YO-KAI WATCH BLASTERS, and a remake of the original GameCube Luigi's Mansion .

Electronics Nintendo Direct Officially Announced for Tomorrow
Author: 0 Nintendo Direct Officially Announced for Tomorrow

Nintendo has announced their Switch Online memberships will launch in Canada, the U.S. and beyond on September 18, 2018. The Switch eShop will not be available for "up to 3 hours". I'm not actually excited for Switch Online at all so far, but I also don't play any video games online. So... Since there will be some games that won't be able to make use of cloud saves, for whatever reason.

Electronics Lexus wants drivers to see better with digital side mirrors
Author: 0 Lexus wants drivers to see better with digital side mirrors

It's not the cleanest execution of the technology we've seen but it offers several advantages over conventional mirrors, according to Lexus . Digital screens mounted on the insides of the door provide the driver with a view that can be enhanced at night, and the field of vision can be adjusted as needed.

Electronics The New $1,449 iPhone Won't Include A Free Headphone Dongle
Author: 0 The New $1,449 iPhone Won't Include A Free Headphone Dongle

So if you want to listen to music with wired headphones on your fancy new $1,449 iPhone XS Max , you'll have to shell out an extra $9.00 for one of the clumsy, much-hated and all-too-frequently lost adapters. Features like post-editing Depth Control and Smart HDR will also be supported on the iPhone XR . The firm infamously remarked that it had the "courage" to move away from the headphone jack, prompting some ridicule from users.

Electronics SC won’t evacuate prison for Hurricane Florence
Author: 0 SC won’t evacuate prison for Hurricane Florence

Warmer ocean water makes hurricanes more intense because the storms are fed by evaporating water. Police chief Luther Reynolds added that he has been in touch with the Charleston County Sheriff's Office and North Charleston police about the situation and preparing for Hurricane Florence.

Electronics Tesla shares slip as analyst calls company
Author: 0 Tesla shares slip as analyst calls company "uninvestable"

Most recently, during a live stream podcast with Joe Rogan, Musk shared his views on Artificial Intelligence and how it could create both positive and disastrous impacts around the world. "While we expect investors will continue to question management turnover, particularly given intense scrutiny on the company, we do not think the turnover is indicative of problems with financial reporting at the company", they added .

Electronics Apple's massive new iPhone could make history
Author: 0 Apple's massive new iPhone could make history

The company unveils the latest version to its iPhone every fall ahead of the holiday shopping season. While we have previously reported many hints that check the "Yes" box, here are even more confirmations. Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts the watch faces will have larger screens. If you want the higher storage tier, with 256GB, you'd have to shell out Euro 170 more, but what will Apple charge for the eventual 512 GB models, is anyone's guess at this point.

Electronics Samsung CEO: First foldable phone could be unveiled in November
Author: 0 Samsung CEO: First foldable phone could be unveiled in November

The experience of using a foldable phone, Koh says should be different from how consumers use a tablet and would need to do something better. "It's nearing completion - we're now focused on the user experience", he said at the time. The ideal foldable phone would have a single display that can fold. The first phone to follow this new strategy will reportedly be this year's Galaxy A series phone and will be priced at $400.

Electronics This might be the first look at the Apple Watch Series 4
Author: 0 This might be the first look at the Apple Watch Series 4

We expect there to be three new iPhones: the iPhone XS , the iPhone XS Plus, and a "cheaper" 6.1-inch iPhone equipped with an LCD screen. Apple has reportedly suffered a major leak that may have revealed key details about its 2018 iPhone and Apple Watch devices.

Electronics Google rejects Trump claim of political search 'bias'
Author: 0 Google rejects Trump claim of political search 'bias'

Fake CNN is prominent. Trump's claim appears to be based on a recent blog post on the conservative site, PJ Media . A screen shot of a mix of stories after a Google search for "Trump news". Trump has made similar complaints recently, but he targeted Google on Tuesday. He has previously accused social media companies , which include Twitter and Facebook, of censorship.

Electronics Nvidia reveals $800 GeForce RTX 2080 at Gamescom 2018
Author: 0 Nvidia reveals $800 GeForce RTX 2080 at Gamescom 2018

While it may not receive quite as much hype as E3, the expo has reached attended of over 300,000 visitors every year since 2013. Zotac too has four graphics cards on display: the Zotac Gaming GeForce RTX 2080 Ti AMP and Triple Fan, along with the GeForce RTX 2080 Blower and AMP.

Author: 0 Mobile To Carry OnePlus 6T Android Flagship This Fall

The upcoming device now has a provisional $550 price tag attached to it, suggesting OnePlus is once again planning to raise the prices of its new handsets, with the OnePlus 6 already doing the same earlier this year when it was unveiled with an introductory price of $529.

Electronics Fortnite: Battle Royale Patch v5.21 Highlights
Author: 0 Fortnite: Battle Royale Patch v5.21 Highlights

This was confirmed by an Android software expert when he installed Battle Royale on his rooted phone and can't find a way to play the game. With the added punching power though comes one downside; reload speed. Profile Stats (K/D & Wins) are tracked in this mode. Then, once you've completed all of this week's Fortnite challenges , you can find the secret Fortnite Road Trip challenges week 6 Battle Star.

Electronics A 16-year-old hacked Apple and stole 90GB of secure files
Author: 0 A 16-year-old hacked Apple and stole 90GB of secure files

An Australian teenager managed to hack Apple, steal 90 gigabytes of secure files, and access customer accounts, a court has heard, according to The Age . The teen's defence lawyer said his client had become so well known in the worldwide hacking community that even mentioning the case in detail could expose him to risk.

Electronics Details of Intel’s 9th-generation Core desktop processors leak
Author: 0 Details of Intel’s 9th-generation Core desktop processors leak

According to WCCFTech's sources , October 1 will see the launch of three next-gen unlocked CPUs, with the rest of the chips arriving in the first quarter of 2019. Intel notably launched the Core i9-8950HK as the first Core i9 processor for notebooks in April , following the the high-end desktop Core i9 models as part of its Core X-series previous year.

Electronics Google to Android Phone Makers: Don't Go Crazy With the Notches
Author: 0 Google to Android Phone Makers: Don't Go Crazy With the Notches

Specifically, Google is limiting the number of notches - or "cutouts", as they're technically called - to two. Moreover, for developer testing and users who want to try the notch before buying a smartphone, Google has already added a notch simulator that you can access in the Developer Options.

Electronics Google Pixel 3 XL leak shows the rumoured 2018 Android heavyweight
Author: 0 Google Pixel 3 XL leak shows the rumoured 2018 Android heavyweight

Today we're seeing live pictures of a white Pixel 3 XL. The Pixel series is expected to be introduced to wireless charging this year and Google has planned something ingenious for it if the leaks are to be unveiled. Codes in the latest version of the Google App suggest that the dock will need to be given access to the device while charging, thus marking the dock as a "Trusted Device".

Electronics Watch the Xiaomi Mi A2 launch live right here, right now
Author: 0 Watch the Xiaomi Mi A2 launch live right here, right now

The Xiaomi Mi A2 has a front glass design and an aluminum body. Whereas, the Mi A1 has a 1920 x 1080 px IPS LCD panel. The Mi A2 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 , which is an excellent midrange performer. Entry-level, because, the price of the Mi A2 could be under the Rs. 15,000 price bracket. As for how much the devices will cost, the Xiaomi Mi A2 will be priced at $290 for the 4/32GB configuration, $325 for the 4/64GB configuration and $408 for the 6/128GB ...

Author: 0 Rising Sea Levels Put Submarine Fibre Optic Cables At Risk - No Really

According to Paul Barford , the study's senior author and a professor of computer science at UWM, the earlier estimation was that the Internet cables would get affected in the next 50 years. Ocean levels will rise inexorably because heat-trapping industrial gases already emitted will linger in the atmosphere, melting more ice, it said .

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