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by | May 01, 2019 | 19:40

The Energizer-branded P18K smartphone from Avenir Telecom got a lot of attention at MWC 2019 due to its size-at 22mm, it's nearly an inch thick-and huge 18,000mAh battery. The P18K comes with a size that is nearly three times that of an iPhone in terms of thickness. "Although it didn't reach its goal, we will work on further improvement on the P18K (design, thickness, etc.) as we do believe there is a rising interest for smartphones with incredible battery life, which can also be used ...

by | May 01, 2019 | 19:02

Apple's decisions to put the kibosh on screen-time and parental control apps are chess moves in the wrong direction. However, in a blog post, Apple said it had taken action against apps that were using "risky" Mobile Device Management ( MDM ) to control children's smartphones.

by | May 01, 2019 | 12:43

Considering that $430 is roughly around LKR75,000, the Nubia Red Magic 3 is actually quite a good buy if you're in the market for a good gaming phone . Gamers will be able to get an hour of playtime after just 10 minutes worth of charging thanks to the phone's 5,000mAh battery featuring 27W quick charging .

by | May 01, 2019 | 11:56

The headset itself boasts 1440×1600 dual LCD panels with an FOV almost 20 degrees larger than its predecessors, the HTC Vive . Valve says that the Index uses dual 1440 x 1600 LCDs, just like the VIVE Pro does. This, in turn, leads to a better fill than OLED, which reduces the screen door effect that plague some VR games. Many aspects of the Index are customizable, which lines up with Valve's emphasis on "immersion and comfort".

by | May 01, 2019 | 10:27

The company was started in 2013 and is based in China. Chinese smartphone maker Honor is expected to unveil its Honor 20 series of smartphones at an event next month in London. Unboxing the Honor 20 Lite, a £250 smartphone boasting a triple-lens camera like Huawei's P30 series - but for a budget United Kingdom price. Other than the camera, the rest of the device is also a remarkable unit and the P30 Pro is presenting itself as a strong contender for being one of the better releases of ...

by | May 01, 2019 | 07:38

Operating profit also plunged 60.2 percent to 6.2 trillion won, while sales fell 13.5 percent to 52.4 trillion won. "The Semiconductor business saw a drop in memory chip prices as inventory adjustments continued at data center companies, while demand for high-density memory for mobile phones increased thanks to new flagship smartphones".

by | May 01, 2019 | 06:23

Facebook's Messenger app has gotten pretty hefty over the years, now weighing in at over 100MB. If the first thing you're thinking is that people will just keep subbing in new friends until they get a match to game the system, Facebook has that covered: once you select your nine crushes, you can only sub out one of those crushes each day.

by | May 01, 2019 | 05:26

It's a bit of a limited bonanza-nobody gets anything if the streamer doesn't find any chests, and the items are automatically scaled to your level when you retrieve them from your in-game mailbox when Borderlands 3 releases, so you're not going to end up with any wildly overpowered (and fun) hardware-but hey, free loot is free loot.

by | May 01, 2019 | 05:08

In January Apple reported its first decline in revenues and profits in over a decade as slowing sales of iPhones and an economic slowdown in China took their toll. Last month, Apple revealed a new credit card offering and subscription services for news, television and gaming, though only the news subscription is now available to purchase.

by | April 30, 2019 | 18:54

But it was a major victory for Apple, which has always been rumoured to be mulling a shift into producing its own chips in-house. It likely also contributed to the chipmaker's decision to quit 5G modems for smartphones, which it announced immediately after Apple and Qualcomm hugged and made up, noting the surprise settlement - which included a "multiyear chipset supply agreement" - left it "no clear path to profitability and positive returns".

by | April 30, 2019 | 16:06

A full reveal is expected to come on May 7th , at Google's I/O 2019 keynote. Under the hood, could be a Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SoC compared to the Snapdragon 845 on the latest Pixel phones. Based on what we've already heard about the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL, the colour of the handset could be one of the few things that helps people differentiate between the new devices and the existing Pixel 3s.

by | April 30, 2019 | 11:28

In anticipation of May 1st 2019, AMD's official 50th birthday, the company has today unveiled "Gold Edition" variants of its Ryzen 7 2700X CPU and Radeon VII graphics card as part of a wider "AMD50" marketing strategy. Yes, they are premium titles - Tom Clancy's The Division 2 Gold Edition and World War Z . For example, Best Buy is launching a one-day AMD 50th Anniversary sale on May 1, 2019, offering up to $150 Dollars off select AMD products, including AMD-powered PCs and ...

by | April 30, 2019 | 11:26

The EC fine did make a dent in Alphabet's net income, with the number dropping to $6.6 billion with the fine taken into account, compared to the $8.3 billion it would be without. Alphabet Inc's Google failed to reap the benefits of a strong economy that bolstered rivals in the first quarter as the leading internet ad company faced increased competition in its search and hardware businesses and suffered from disruptive changes at YouTube.

by | April 30, 2019 | 03:53

Using 5,000 Microsoft Store apps that are utilize the AdDuplex SDK ad framework, AdDuplex surveyed approximately 100,000 PCs on April 26th to determine what version of Windows they were running. To see phone notifications on your Windows PC, your Android device running Android 7.0 or higher must have 1GB of RAM or more. and the Windows 10 PC must be using build 1803 (RS4) or newer.

by | April 30, 2019 | 02:13

And, according to a new report from the blog, it is believed that next iPhone XR rear camera will be featuring dual cameras setup similar to what we have seen on the current iPhone XS model. The renders also suggest that the phones will be largely identical to the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max other than the camera setup . The notch and bezels will be reduced to provide users with a seemingly higher screen-to-phone proportion.

by | April 30, 2019 | 00:27

By that time, Persson had quit his job and launched Mojang as the game's official studio. Notch is an unremitting dick online, and he has been posting racist , transphobic, fascist, and other horrific comments online since he sold Minecraft to Microsoft in 2014 for $2.5 billion.

by | April 29, 2019 | 18:40

The report's sources ("industry insiders") say Amazon is targeting a $15 monthly subscription price, well above the $10 per month charged by Apple Music and Spotify , and the $8 per month asking price for Amazon's Music Unlimited service.

by | April 29, 2019 | 18:26

The know-how, proven first to The Related Press, may even be capable of spotting spills, observe when cabinets should be restocked and know when purchasing carts are working low. 1000's of cameras suspended from the ceiling, mixed with different expertise like sensors on cabinets, will monitor the shop in actual time so staff can shortly replenish merchandise or fix various issues.

by | April 29, 2019 | 16:14

It doesn't come as a huge surprise, given PS4's performance - the console is fast approaching 100 million units sold . This Feb. 1, 2019 photo shows the logo of Sony Corp.in Tokyo. At $50 per year, that $1.8 billion should more than cover the minuscule dip into profits. But probably the most impressive fact from this report is that Sony earned more profits in 2018 than the PS2 did during its entire lifetime.

by | April 29, 2019 | 15:53

We have seen several render images of the new OnePlus 7 Series coming out on Internet revealing the design aspect of the phones. That's some high-level praise for the OnePlus 7 Pro's display, which, the company itself has claimed will be the best display on a OnePlus smartphone ever, and that it costs considerably more than any other display on a OnePlus phone.