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Update Your Browser ‘Like Right This Minute,’ Warns Google Chrome Security Chief

Update Your Browser ‘Like Right This Minute,’ Warns Google Chrome Security Chief The flaw, known as CVE-2019-5786, is considered a high-severity security issue, according to Google. "Google is aware of reports that an exploit for CVE-2019-5786 exists in the wild", the web giant said. Chrome updates itself automatically, though if you leave your PC and browser running all the time, you may see a little green icon alerting you that a browser restart is required to apply the... [Full Article...]

Nokia 9 Pureview unveiled at MWC 2019

Nokia 9 Pureview unveiled at MWC 2019 For regular users, source codes don't mean anything, but for the dev community it might, if HMD Global offered bootloader unlock for more devices. One of the reasons the smartphone got so many attention is it being the first ever smartphone to ship with five cameras. [Full Article...]

USB4 will come with Thunderbolt 3 support - and speeds

USB4 will come with Thunderbolt 3 support - and speeds That 40Gbps speed has been available to users of Thunderbolt 3 for a few years now. The compatibility with older USB standards is expected, but full compatibility with Thunderbolt 3 devices is a big deal. The USB-C connector was created to be future proof and reversible. USB4 promises to double the transfer speeds of USB 3 .2 thanks in part to a critical move made by Intel. [Full Article...]

Fortnite's Next Big Addition Might Be Respawn Option

Fortnite's Next Big Addition Might Be Respawn Option The hype surrounding the new Battle Royale game might be subsiding somewhat, but there can be no doubt that it has won itself a lot of fans. Yesterday, instead of making an announcement about Season 1, Respawn announced that some popular gamers would be competing in an Apex Legends tournament, though this wasn't what many were hoping for. [Full Article...]

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered rated in Europe

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered rated in Europe The remaster of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare , which released in 2016, featured both campaign and multiplayer . The rating given by PEGI is 18+ to Modern Warfare 2 . So it would stand to reason that Activision would like to repeat the trick with a remaster of the sequel. The official announcement is yet to be made by Activision and Infinity Ward . [Full Article...]

Sprint to deploy 5G in four cities in May

Sprint to deploy 5G in four cities in May Service is slated to start in Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas and Kansas City, followed by Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Phoenix and Washington D.C. within the first half of 2019. The launch of 5G T-Mobile on the 600MHz spectrum has been delayed until the second half of 2019 (via CNET ). LG's V50 ThinQ 5G would be Sprint's first 5G phone . [Full Article...]

China’s Xiaomi unveils $680 5G smartphone

China’s Xiaomi unveils $680 5G smartphone This means aside from the new chipset and 5G support, the Mi Mix 3 5G has the same hardware as of the original Mi Mix 3 that debuted in China back in October previous year. The new Xiaomi Mi 9 has a 6.39-inch Super AMOLED screen with a tiny teardrop notch to house the front camera, protected by Gorilla Glass 6. The Xiaomi Mi 9 price in the global markets has been set at Euro 449 (r... [Full Article...]

Worlds fastest 5G foldable Phone

Worlds fastest 5G foldable Phone Huawei here has opted for a novel asymmetric design where one half of the screen is narrower than the other one. United Kingdom pricing is yet to be officially announced for the Galaxy Fold , but in the rest of Europe it will cost 2,000 euro (£1,738). [Full Article...]

Feast your eyes on these Nokia 9 PureView camera samples

Feast your eyes on these Nokia 9 PureView camera samples Other specs on the phone include gorilla glass back and front - there's no camera bump so the cameras are flush with the back of the device. The resolution is HD+ (720 x 1520) which is acceptable at the price point, but if you look closely you can see that this isn't a full HD or higher display with a pixel density of 295ppi. [Full Article...]

Epic to contribute $100 million to Fortnite esports in 2019 - News - FORTNITE

Epic to contribute $100 million to Fortnite esports in 2019 - News - FORTNITE Eligible Fortnite players will vie for $1 million each week. For instance, there are World Cup qualifiers every week between April 13 and June 16; each of those has a prize pool of $1 million. Not a Battle Royale player? These will feature a variety of different formats "to open up the competitive playing field", according to the company. [Full Article...]

MWC 2019: Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 & Mi 9 Launched at Competitive Prices

The Mi MIX 3 5G is not a different smartphone and is basically the Snapdragon 855 powered smartphone with Snapdragon X50 5G modem. Also, since we're on the subject of 5G, the upgraded Mi MIX 3 isn't going to cost all that much, so it should come as a sigh of relief for future customers. [Full Article...]

China's Huawei unveils 5G phone with folding screen

China's Huawei unveils 5G phone with folding screen While the price tag is exorbitant, it's hardly surprising as the phone offers two nascent technologies, 5G and foldable display technology. Huawei , the world's second-largest smartphone vendor after Samsung, said it had taken the lead on developing phones for 5G - which promise super fast internet speeds for consumers and businesses - because it was also involved in developing the network... [Full Article...]

Sealed copy of Super Mario Bros

Sealed copy of Super Mario Bros The game came out in 1985 after the video game crash of 1983, in which other makers - including Atari and Intellivision - pumped out low-quality games and many people regarded the industry as a fad. Eventually, three prominent game collectors stepped up to split the $100,150 cost via Heritage Auctions . The game was purchased as a joint effort on February 6 by a group of collectors, including r... [Full Article...]

Samsung Vietnam confirms free Galaxy Buds with Galaxy S10 pre-order

Samsung Vietnam confirms free Galaxy Buds with Galaxy S10 pre-order Reportedly, Samsung will launch the S10 with the Galaxy Buds. We're just a week away from the moment when Samsung will take the wraps off the new Galaxy S10 lineup, and after highly-detailed leaks provided us with an early look at the spec sheet, here's the South Korean firm itself revealing some info ahead of the public launch. [Full Article...]

You Can Finally Merge Epic Accounts for Fortnite

You Can Finally Merge Epic Accounts for Fortnite Players moving from PlayStation 4 to other platforms were unable to access their account on the Nintendo Switch or Xbox One, forcing them to make a second profile. The stuff from your secondary account will be transferred to the primary account . It comes all the way long with a new feature of merging out the accounts of all platforms together. [Full Article...]

Apple releases iOS 12.1.4 update with Group FaceTime bug fix

Apple releases iOS 12.1.4 update with Group FaceTime bug fix On Thursday, the tech giant announced the release of a software update for iPhones and iPads to fix the security issue, CNBC reported . It is likely that Apple will keep Group FaceTime disabled for devices that are running earlier versions of iOS than iOS 12.1.4, though. [Full Article...]

Wells Fargo's Online Banking System Experiences Outage For Second Time This Month

Wells Fargo's Online Banking System Experiences Outage For Second Time This Month The bank was experiencing issues at its ATMs, website, and smartphone app Thursday, February 7. Some customers reported that their cards were declined while attempting a purchase, and some said they couldn't pay their bills on time because of the glitch. [Full Article...]

Facebook paid 13-year-olds for access to all their internet data

Facebook paid 13-year-olds for access to all their internet data This has been going on since 2016. But the program had major privacy implications even still, and seemed likely to prey on the vulnerabilities of Facebook's most financially desperate users. This is the first time Apple has taken action against Facebook's privacy practices after bickering with the company about user privacy rights over the previous year or so. [Full Article...]

FaceTime bug lets you eavesdrop on other people

FaceTime bug lets you eavesdrop on other people Without the recipient answering the phone , audio from the other user's phone is then streamed to the caller. At which point, regardless of whether the user you called accepted the call or not, you'd be able to listen to any audio picked up by their microphone. [Full Article...]

Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger to merge - is Facebook killing them off?

Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger to merge - is Facebook killing them off? Currently, only WhatsApp offers end-to-end encryption and Messenger offers the highest standard of security for chats on demand. However whereas Facebook Messenger and Instagram store users' messages, WhatsApp does not. WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton , who left the company past year to start a foundation, urged people to delete their Facebook accounts in March 2018 over privacy concerns ... [Full Article...]


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