IT&Software

by | March 18, 2019 | 12:43

Running on Android 9.0 Pie-based EMUI 9.0, the handset comes backed by a 3340mAh battery. It will be powered by HiSilicon Kirin 980 SoC clocked at 2.6GHz and coupled with 8GB RAM and 128GB, 256GB or 512GB storage options. Specifications include a Snapdragon 845, 4 or 6GB RAM , 64GB storage and a 3,300mAh battery. The phone doesn't support NFC and neither does it have a MicroSD card slot for storage expansion.

by | March 18, 2019 | 11:22

Lu Weibing also introduced Redmi 7's stepless color temperature adjustment and the new highlight mode. Whereas, the 3GB RAM/32GB storage variant is priced at 799 Yuan (approximately Rs. In the camera department, the smartphone features a dual camera setup on the back, consisting of a 48-megapixel primary Sony IMX586 sensor with f/1.79 aperture and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor for depth sensing along with an LED flash.

by | March 18, 2019 | 10:28

And we built a secure payment system - no small undertaking - which allows users to have faith in in-app transactions. That's the approach that Spotify and Netflix have chose to take. A second complaint concerned the large fee that Apple charges for all purchases via its app store. "Every monopolist will suggest they have done nothing wrong and will argue that they have the best interests of competitors and consumers at heart", Spotify said.

by | March 17, 2019 | 01:28

The UK developer and publisher announced today not one, not two, not three, but four Sniper Elite Projects, including the next mainline entry, which will presumably be Sniper Elite 5. All DLC will be included in the new bundle alongside multiplayer support for up to 16 players. More details he said would be released later this year.

by | March 17, 2019 | 00:58

You should be able to pick a game and then stream it to your Android device as if you were on the same network as your host PC. A bigger one is that the service is now available exclusively on the dedicated Steam Link microconsole - a somewhat odd decision, given that the Steam Link was discontinued in November past year.

by | March 16, 2019 | 02:15

The new Microsoft Game Stack unites services such as Xbox Live , Azure, Visual Studio and PlayFab , the Seattle startup Microsoft acquired previous year. "If you watch what we've done, especially with Minecraft , over the past few years we've taken Xbox Live to as many platforms as Minecraft is on as possible".

by | March 16, 2019 | 02:08

Hiding a camera behind a display may sound like an impossible feat, but we've already started to see phones appear with an invisible fingerprint scanner installed behind the screen, so why not a camera, too? Ultimately when the technology does arrive in phones, it will likely be accompanied the integration of other technologies such as speakers and fingerprint readers in the screen itself, making the dream of the all-screen phone finally a reality.

by | March 16, 2019 | 01:13

Enforcement of the ban would be up to individual boards and schools. The government said teachers and parents overwhelmingly supported banning cellphone use during telephone town halls and surveys conducted last fall, in which 97 per cent of the 35,000 respondents advocated for the move.

by | March 16, 2019 | 00:55

Google's Android Q beta forces a system-wide dark mode if users left their phone on dark mode before upgrading or activate it either by heading to battery saver or with ADB in Android Q. With Android Q, you can choose to grant an app location access, deny it, or only allow access when the app is open. Right now, users can either grant or deny location access to an app which leads to many apps silently tracking the location of their users in the background.

by | March 15, 2019 | 00:56

For "laptops and tablets", the group's most recent hardware products have been the Pixel Slate and Pixelbook . One source confirmed that the company indeed had "a bunch of stuff in the works " prior to the employee shift. The Pixelbook has been well-received by reviewers, however, many have questioned the value of having such high-performance hardware dedicated to running Chrome OS.

by | March 15, 2019 | 00:51

Android Q will also have more control over how apps resume and pause when running in the background. Owners of eligible devices are able to manually flash Android Q system images which are now also available for download from Google's servers.

by | March 14, 2019 | 02:39

According to XDA , the 5G version of the Galaxy S10 is powered by the Exynos 9820 processor and comes with its own Exynos 5100 5G modem. The standard handset is rumored to come with four rear cameras, so could the 5G phone add an extra lens, which is what Samsung did with the S10 5G? It covers a lot - nearly everything your Galaxy S10 can do.

by | March 14, 2019 | 02:15

Facebook now sues the hackers, who operated from the Ukrainian capital Kiev, for illegal hacking, fraud and violating the terms of service of the social medium. This announcement made by the company came at the same time when a report on the BBC revealed that there had been a breach on people's private messages on the website.

by | March 14, 2019 | 01:53

Facebook and Instagram experienced outages around the world on Wednesday. Users were given an "error" message when they attempted to log in to Facebook that read, " Facebook Will Be Back Soon". Fortunately for users, Facebook has acknowledged the issues, rather ironically, via its official Twitter account. According to Down Detector, a website that tracks online service interruptions, most of the outage was in Europe and on America's East and West coasts.

by | March 13, 2019 | 04:19

Another rumor suggests that Microsoft will be unveiling new Xbox hardware this year at E3 . Independent journalist Brad Sams reported that soon a collection of remasters Halo: The Master Chief Collection will be released on PC. There are no details yet on what features, functions or sequels could be added in next week's announcement. She continued: "Across Xbox, we are really deliberate in making sure that we have opportunities for people to play the way they want to play".

by | March 13, 2019 | 04:20

They'll be releasing the collection one game at a time, so hopefully we'll be caught up by the time Infinite reaches PC shores. The software giant and creator of the Xbox video game console said Tuesday that the popular sci-fi shooting game will come via Halo: The Master Chief Collection , which rereleased numerous original games from the series on the Xbox in 2014.

by | March 13, 2019 | 01:31

There have been some notably bad updates automatically foisted upon Windows 10 users in recent history, but when bad things happen Windows can often automatically recover, or users can pop into safe mode and dig out the offending software/update.

by | March 11, 2019 | 10:36

Another day, another major security hole is found in a widely used piece of software. The aim is for all Chrome browsers to be at version 72.0.3626.121 or greater to gain protections against this exploit. Also, do note that "use-after-free" category of bugs allow for the execution of malicious code at most. If it is just a plugin, Chrome is actually smart enough that it could silently update the plugin behind the scenes without any user intervention.

by | March 11, 2019 | 10:31

The feature is only available to Pixel phone users right now, but will roll out to the iPhone and other Android devices in the "next few weeks", according to a blog post from Scott Huffman, vice president of engineering for Google Assistant.

by | March 09, 2019 | 03:11

When it comes to color options, you can choose from Prism Black, Prism White, Prism Blue, and Flamingo Pink. YouTube's 4-month free trial will also be available for buyers of the Galaxy Fold and Galaxy Tab S5e, as well as customers in almost 30 countries ( full list here ).

by | March 09, 2019 | 02:17

The screen shown in the images spotted at TENAA is turned off so it's hard to know that whether it will come with a waterdrop notch or a regular one. However, they do get a better Redmi Note 7 Pro version that comes with a more powerful Snapdragon 675 and that unit comes with a 48MP + 5MP dual-camera setup.

by | March 09, 2019 | 01:23

Teardown experts iFixit got their hands on the Samsung Galaxy S10 , the bigger Galaxy S10 Plus and the more affordable Galaxy S10e , and gave all three the traditional treatment. Apple is rumored to introduce triple cameras with its 2019 flagship. New additions to the series include a Wireless PowerShare and in-display Ultrasonic Fingerprint Scanner (only on Galaxy S10 + and S10).

by | March 08, 2019 | 06:39

While streaming the wildly-popular battle royale game on Wednesday, Shroud questioned why Apex developer Respawn Entertainment even bothered with their recent Wingman nerf. Fixed some script errors that we identified were occasionally causing disconnects during matches. "Our goal is to have a power curve of weapons".

by | March 08, 2019 | 00:59

Also, DUALSHOCK 4 controllers aren't supported, and the app it can't be used with mobile data. The PS4 Remote Play app will connect with your PS4 for your on your iOS device. Sony has had home streaming on its PlayStation 4 for years now, but it has only been available for use if you own a Sony Xperia phone or tablet. Change Button Assignments - You can now change the button assignment to perform "Enter" operations from the Circle button to the X button.

by | March 08, 2019 | 00:52

Strictly speaking there is just one dedicated VR kit, the Toy-Con 04 VR Kit, but it will be available in two configurations. The VR kit will be available in North America on April 12. Interested players can purchase the Nintendo Labo VR Kit starting April 12th. The Toy-Con 04 VR Kit will launch in the U.S. on 12 April through Nintendo, though there's now no word on when the set will come to other territories.

by | March 07, 2019 | 06:46

Foldable smartphones are expensive and fashionable right now, but the devices use plastic, not glass, to achieve their folding form. Glass does bend, though not as much as plastic. That would be thinner than either the Galaxy Fold or Mate X. To produce this glass, engineers dip glass sheets into molten salt. Apple showed its faith in Corning in 2017 when it announced a $200 million investment to "support Corning's R&D, capital equipment needs and state-of-the-art glass processing".

by | March 07, 2019 | 06:43

After a weekend of user reports and complaints, EA admitted on Monday night that Anthem is crashing PS4 consoles. There's an official thread right here , but it's light on details - there's no official word on a patch that will fix the issue for PlayStation 4 " Anthem " players.

by | March 07, 2019 | 06:40

This meant that people who reckoned they had the skills to replace an iPhone battery , or indeed any other part themselves would still be taking quite a risk. Before this, Apple had changed their fix policy back in 2017 when they declared that iPhones with third-party screen repairs are eligible for warranty coverage if the repairs do not involve the display.

by | March 07, 2019 | 04:28

Still, it's hard to say how much demand there is until some of the convertible devices are actually on sale, even at their high starting prices. The number of Samsung Electronics Co.'s Galaxy S10s that South Korean users have signed up for at local mobile carriers came to 140,000 units on the first day of registration, industry data showed Tuesday.

by | March 07, 2019 | 04:01

The app can also send alerts if a woman uses her passport. In Saudi Arabia , women can not leave the country without permission from their husbands or fathers. Meanwhile, Apple did not immediately responded to the request for comment on the status of its review of the app or whether it plans to keep it in the App Store .

by | March 05, 2019 | 03:52

I can't help but think Season 7 was a greater leap - as the addition of planes and ziplines really changed how players get around - but we'll have to see how the gaming public reacts. There's also new gameplay updates, weapon changes, a new Fortnite Season 8 Battle Pass and a whole slew of new updates to Fortnite Save the World.

by | March 05, 2019 | 03:53

Published by Price Baba and OneLeaks, "5K renders" reveal OnePlus 7 will look largely similar to the current generation, OnePlus 6T . But if they are, here's hoping the OnePlus 7 doesn't flop just because of one silly feature. One major difference between the OnePlus 6T and the later is the front-display. Here is everything we know about the 9th flagship smartphone or the 10th smartphone from OnePlus .

by | March 05, 2019 | 00:23

The USB Interface Group's press release about the USB4 specification (yes this standard drops the space between the string "USB" and the generational numeral) says it will be a major update to the specification . Of course, it is much more open than Thunderbolt 3, because the use of Thunderbolt 3 must be strictly certified by Intel (only 463 models so far). Intel also hosts plugfests, during which interoperability with numerous new devices is tested, and workshops.

by | March 04, 2019 | 01:42

With it, we have a few new locations to look out for in Season 8 of Fortnite . With all these new additions to Fortnite , it's easy to get lost in gameplay and forget exactly what challenges you need to do. Now the game's seismic activity appears to have come to a head, with a monstrous volcano rising up out of the ground and spewing out lava. It is mostly created to encourage players to explore the new area and make doing so (thanks to the enhanced mobility) enjoyable.

by | March 04, 2019 | 00:44

Screenshots of the new character and details of his abilities have surfaced from an account on Instagram , and look surprisingly detailed. In contrary, however, considering the L-Star weapon is already in the game files, Respawn won't have to release a patch for it.