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IT Apple teases new emoji, including new bald, red, curly and white hair
Author: 0 Apple teases new emoji, including new bald, red, curly and white hair

A handful of realistic animals join the menagerie of emojis, including a parrot, kangaroo, lobster and peacock. Other new emojis include superheroes, the infinity symbol and a nazar amulet, which traditionally wards off evil. "As always, some of the most vocal requests for new emojis are about representation, and this update delivers some of the most common requests". Apple says they will be included when the update rolls out.

IT Here's Apple's Lousy Attempt At Fixing the Keyboard on New MacBook Pros
Author: 0 Here's Apple's Lousy Attempt At Fixing the Keyboard on New MacBook Pros

When Apple refreshed its MacBook Pro notebooks a few days ago, there was plenty to catch the eye from a raw performance point of view, but one thing that had many people concerned was the report direct from Apple that the keyboard used in these new machines was merely an updated version of the existing butterfly keyboard.

IT Apple Won’t Sell You A 2015 MacBook Pro Anymore
Author: 0 Apple Won’t Sell You A 2015 MacBook Pro Anymore

Laptops got Intel Core eighth generation, up to 32 GB of RAM , up to 4TB of SSD storage , display, True Tone, Apple chips T2, quieter keyboard third generation. "Built-in I/O connections drive a Thunderbolt 3 display, support multiple accessories and charge your MacBook Pro at the same time". However, this time, the event was completely software-oriented, which made us question if there will be an upgrade to the MacBook Pro series this year or not.

IT Free kick for Teams as Microsoft tries to reduce Slack
Author: 0 Free kick for Teams as Microsoft tries to reduce Slack

The free version of Teams supports 300 users and offers unlimited chat messages and search, as well as built-in audio and video calling for individuals, groups, and full team meetups, Ron Markezich , corporate vice-president for Microsoft wrote on the Microsoft website .

IT Microsoft updates Notepad with long awaited features in latest Windows 10 build
Author: 0 Microsoft updates Notepad with long awaited features in latest Windows 10 build

Notepad will also remember previously entered values and the state of any checkboxes and automatically populate those when you open the find dialog. Also, Notepad now also enables zoom-in of text, which can be accessed through View Zoom. When saving a file in Notepad the line and column number don't reset to 1 anymore. You can draw, add sticky notes, import images, paste text, and pull in pictures from the web using the built-in Bing search tool.

IT This Is the Galaxy Note 9's New S Pen
Author: 0 This Is the Galaxy Note 9's New S Pen

While regulatory filings made zero mention of a yellow S-Pen, it was pretty obvious that it was coming and that there would be some sort of blue/yellow combo. At the bottom, the phone is seen featuring a mono speaker grille, USB Type-C port and a 3.5mm headphone jack. All signs point to Samsung working on a major update to the Galaxy Note 9's S Pen .

IT New MacBook Pro now available in UAE
Author: 0 New MacBook Pro now available in UAE

Previous rumors have suggested this machine could be a 12-inch MacBook, so Apple may be planning to expand the MacBook lineup with an additional low-priced option to replace the MacBook Air. In fact, if you are running DaVinci Resolve 15 you can expect increased performance for editing with more real time effects, color corrections with more nodes and ResolveFX such as film grain, light rays, blurs and more.

IT Wimbledon has made its decision regarding World Cup final clash
Author: 0 Wimbledon has made its decision regarding World Cup final clash

The players (at the World Cup) are going to look up in the crowd and not understand what´s going on at Wimbledon! Lewis added that tennis fans are welcome to follow the football final online with their preferred devices, but they must do so in a respectable manner.

IT Samsung's Noida plant to produce Galaxy Note 9 by month-end
Author: 0 Samsung's Noida plant to produce Galaxy Note 9 by month-end

Samsung is expected to launch the Galaxy S10 in three variants, instead of the usual "standard" and "plus" configurations, Forbes reported. In fact, it's seemingly identical to the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 . Most notably, the bottom bezel (or rather the chin) below the display is slightly smaller than that on the Note 8 . Let's take a look at everything we think we know so far about Samsung's next-gen flagships.

IT China's Xiaomi: Smart phones, no smart IPO
Author: 0 China's Xiaomi: Smart phones, no smart IPO

The stock finally closed at HK $16.80 but dropped as low as HK $16 earlier in the day (a decrease of 5.88%). By contrast, China Literature Ltd, the e-book arm of Chinese gaming and social media firm Tencent Holdings, late previous year raised US$1.1 billion for its Hong Kong IPO amid heavy demand, with the retail portion being 625 times oversubscribed.

IT Popular Free-To-Play Shooter 'Warframe' Is Heading To Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 Popular Free-To-Play Shooter 'Warframe' Is Heading To Nintendo Switch

Warframe is a free-to-play, third-person, co-op shooter set in an ever-evolving universe. "On Switch we've sold many times what we've sold on Steam-somewhere between five and 10 times", Steamworld Dig 2 developer Brjann Sigurgeirsson told PC Gamer of the game's concurrent release on both platforms past year.

IT Apple iOS 11.4.1 arrives with USB Restricted Mode
Author: 0 Apple iOS 11.4.1 arrives with USB Restricted Mode

One user claims that before iOS 11 .4 he was able to go a full day without charging his iPhone 6, but after the update, the phone only lasts about half a day. But the cracking machines employ the Lightning port on an iPhone to get around this limit. Does downloading and installing the next version of the mobile operating system, iOS 11.4.1, fix it? Law enforcement and private companies could leverage the loophole and design new hardware to continue to crack passcodes through the Lightning ...

IT Netflix launches ‘smart downloads’ to queue your next offline episode automatically
Author: 0 Netflix launches ‘smart downloads’ to queue your next offline episode automatically

After you've downloaded and viewed an episode of a series, Netflix will delete the watched episode and download the next one automatically when you are next connected to Wi-Fi. The feature will be available for Android devices starting today. "W$3 hen it comes to Netflix, the faster you can get to the next episode you want to watch, the better", Johnson wrote.

IT 'IHOB' Changes Back to 'IHOP,' Offers Pancakes to Customers
Author: 0 'IHOB' Changes Back to 'IHOP,' Offers Pancakes to Customers

The plan, which came with a rollout of seven burgers including the Big Brunch Burger and the Cowboy BBQ burger, had been in motion for about a year. On Monday, it was back on social media, this time to promote a pancake deal tied to IHOP's 60th birthday.

IT Samsung opens world's largest smartphone factory in India
Author: 0 Samsung opens world's largest smartphone factory in India

Expansion, which will be fully complete in 2020, is expected to almost double Noida (New Okhla Industrial Development Authority), India's current phone producing capabilities from 68- to 120 million phones per year. In India, Samsung is the number two smartphone maker, under Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi . More than 120 local factories now assemble mobile phones and accessories like chargers, batteries, powerbanks and earphones in India, according to tech research firm Counterpoint.

IT Google says no, Duplex AI won't take over human call centers
Author: 0 Google says no, Duplex AI won't take over human call centers

Backlash eventually made Google promise that Duplex will tell people they are speaking with AI , but the company still has a way to go to ease everyone's worries. According to numbers from market analysts at Research And Markets , the cloud-based customer service market reached $6.8 billion in 2017 and is expected to reach $21 billion by 2020.

IT England's goalkeeper gets cheat sheet before penalty shootout
Author: 0 England's goalkeeper gets cheat sheet before penalty shootout

We were ready for that". Thankfully, the second T20I and England's clash against Sweden fall on separate days and the cricketers can focus a bit more in Cardiff and fans will not have to exhaust their fingers switching channels come this weekend.

IT Xbox One rolls out FastStart feature to speed up downloads
Author: 0 Xbox One rolls out FastStart feature to speed up downloads

Either way, this has made for a hilarious mistake to point out, especially since it's an Xbox-centric app with rewards localized to Microsoft customers. Whereas Fortnite has you building structures and placing traps, The Darwin Project gives you the task of constructing weapons, traps, and other survival equipment in order to get the upper hand on your opponents.

IT European Parliament Rejects Copyright Reforms
Author: 0 European Parliament Rejects Copyright Reforms

As we can see time and time again, even Google and Facebook , which have among the most advanced moderation filters in the world, still struggle to separate copyrighted content from non-copyrighted content or copyrighted content that can be used under the fair use exception.

IT #PlaneBae: Switched seats lead to budding airplane romance and viral story
Author: 0 #PlaneBae: Switched seats lead to budding airplane romance and viral story

He tweeted that he was overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and support.The story captivated Twitter users, prompting Holden to go on Good Morning America and The Today Show to talk about his viral romance. So dedicated was she to keeping the growing number of people following the love story updated, she even paid for extra Wi-Fi. "Now both cleaning up trash and helping each other clean their space".

IT Someone recreated Mario Kart in Fortnite Playground
Author: 0 Someone recreated Mario Kart in Fortnite Playground

The popular new mode crashed just a few hours after its release on Wednesday. Among many other Minecraft-esque buildings and such some groups of players managed to insert new genres into Fortnite , like this Mario Kart rebuild shared by JoshB_C .

IT Samsung's next smartwatch to be called Galaxy Watch, use Wear OS
Author: 0 Samsung's next smartwatch to be called Galaxy Watch, use Wear OS

The Galaxy S10 will launch at MWC 2019, like this year's Galaxy S9 lineup, as pointed out by Phone Arena . However, a separate report from Ice Universe suggests that Samsung may include music playback controls with the S Pen and even let you control timers from a distance.

IT Next iPhone to come in variety of colors
Author: 0 Next iPhone to come in variety of colors

The new base model iPhone , expected to have a 6.1-inch LCD screen, will be coming in blue, orange, and red, in addition to the usual gray and white. Now it's feared that a lot of people's iPhone chargers will soon be out of date and unable to juice up the latest Apple smartphones. The super-sized iPhone X could come in another new color - gold - according to the note shared by 9to5Mac .

IT Light eye smartphone expansion with nine-lens concept phone
Author: 0 Light eye smartphone expansion with nine-lens concept phone

Yes, you read that right. The company also claims the phone will be able to capture 64MP shots, give high-quality depth effects, and a better low-light performance than any regular smartphone with its dual or triple camera sensor. The camera is capable of taking 52MP photos, which are formed stitching together more than 10 perspectives. A relatively new company founded in 2013 by Rajiv Laroia and Dave Grannan, Light recently produced its first product in 2015 - the Light L16 Camera .

IT LeBron James, Lonzo Ball Will Win Lakers Championships, LaVar Ball Says
Author: 0 LeBron James, Lonzo Ball Will Win Lakers Championships, LaVar Ball Says

After Golden State made waves Monday night by adding free-agent big man DeMarcus Cousins on a one-year, $5.3 million deal, suddenly James' move to the Lakers doesn't seem so consequential. And with innumerable variables still to be settled before the regular season, it's impossible to predict what James will be able to accomplish with a revamped Lakers roster.

IT Samsung phones are sending photos to random contacts without permission
Author: 0 Samsung phones are sending photos to random contacts without permission

A Samsung spokesperson, as reported in The Verge , said that the company is aware of the reports , and its technical teams are looking into the matter. A Galaxy Note 8 user indicated the same issue. What's clear is that the bug is not device-specific or network-specific, with speculation regarding the cause of the bug revolving around recent Samsung Messages updates.

IT Samsung’s best smartphone accessory has never been cheaper on Amazon
Author: 0 Samsung’s best smartphone accessory has never been cheaper on Amazon

Samsung has launched its latest mid-range smartphone, the Galaxy On6 in India to take on the likes of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro and Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 , which are ruling the mid-range market right now. The front camera can also be used for unlocking the smartphone in addition to a rear fingerprint sensor. There is a 13MP rear camera sensor accompanied by an LED flash.

IT Facebook reveals bug that unblocked users
Author: 0 Facebook reveals bug that unblocked users

Facebook apologized for the error and is encouraging users to check their blocked lists. On Monday, Facebook revealed that a bug had affected the privacy settings of 800,000 users. The other 17 percent of users had more than one person unblocked, thanks to the bug. It should be noted that in the week or so this bug remained active, a large majority of users had only a single person from their blocked list temporarily unblocked.

IT Third-parties may read your Google Mail emails if you allow it
Author: 0 Third-parties may read your Google Mail emails if you allow it

One company told the Wall Street Journal that the practice was "common" and a "dirty secret". "Data-mining companies commonly use free apps and services to hook users into giving up access to their inboxes without clearly stating what data they collect and what they are doing with it, according to current and former employees of these companies", the report said.

IT OnePlus 6 revealed in new bright red colorway, available July 10th
Author: 0 OnePlus 6 revealed in new bright red colorway, available July 10th

Naturally the phone will be available to order from the OnePlus store , with sales opening at 9am BST on 10th. Another challenge that it was faced was adequately increasing the brightness of the red coating. It also represents an inner confidence and courage. It's called Amber Red and it's, well, drop-dead gorgeous, featuring a polished (you guessed it!) red frame and rear; silver accents around the OnePlus branding, dual-camera setup and fingerprint sensor; and a black bezel surrounding ...

Author: 0 OnePlus CEO confirms company is in talks with U.S. carriers

We look forward to bring you more exciting news about Android version updates for OnePlus 3/3T in the coming months, stay tuned. Lau also revealed to PC Mag that the company is working with Qualcomm to develop one of the first 5G-enabled phones and plans to launch it in the United States in 2019, the same year 5G services are switched on.

IT Fortnite’s Playground mode is still nowhere to be seen
Author: 0 Fortnite’s Playground mode is still nowhere to be seen

Hopefully Epic has some more encouraging news to share later on in the day, because there have been a string of updates so far that don't say anything more than "we're still working on resolving these issues". The Final Fight game mode forced teams to travel to a third and final circle, where the storm was halted and a countdown clock began. It's likely that when the developer finally gets Playground up and running, we'll see the mode extended beyond it's originally scheduled downtime ...

IT Google Home and Chromecast suffer 12 hours of global borkage
Author: 0 Google Home and Chromecast suffer 12 hours of global borkage

The Chromecast icon is missing from specific apps, and users are also unable to cast from the Google Home app. This is a common problem that has affected several users around the world, including me. Twitter is now swamped with outraged users hashtagging #Chromecast left, right and center. "We are really sorry for the inconvenience and are taking steps to prevent this issue from happening in the future".

IT Comcast Dealing With Major Outage Nationwide
Author: 0 Comcast Dealing With Major Outage Nationwide

The company directed customers to try its status center online and said crews were working to restore service . - Comcast and Xfinity customers around the country were being impacted by what appears to be a nationwide outage Friday, impacting cable and internet service.

IT Samsung Galaxy A6 32GB receives a price cut in India
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy A6 32GB receives a price cut in India

The event will take place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. And what better time to announce it than at the Galaxy Note 9 Unpacked event . Samsung has typically used the most powerful mobile chip on the year for its Galaxy Note phones. It will be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 SoC (China and USA market) or in-house Exynos 9810 processor for other global markets.

IT Facebook’s ‘keyword snooze’ hides phrases from your News Feed for 30 days
Author: 0 Facebook’s ‘keyword snooze’ hides phrases from your News Feed for 30 days

Similar to Twitter's muting option or blacklist options on other websites, "Keyword Snooze" is a feature that will filter posts based on the text in that post. So, if you don't want next week's "Ant-Man and the Wasp" movie spoiled for you, you still might see ads for it in your feed even if you've blocked posts with those keywords.

IT The new Overwatch hero is a hamster
Author: 0 The new Overwatch hero is a hamster

Only, Hammond isn't an ape at all. But it's no ordinary ball that you'd buy at a pet store. According to Wrecking Ball's origin story, Hammond was on the same Horizon Lunar Colony as Winston, one of the first playable heroes at the game's launch.

IT Here's why Google's rumored game console could be a big hit
Author: 0 Here's why Google's rumored game console could be a big hit

Kotaku recently reported some of Google's plans, revealing what seems to be a bold strategy from the search giant. According to Kotaku's sources, Google is taking a three-pronged approach: "1) Some sort of streaming platform, 2) some sort of hardware, and 3) an attempt to bring game developers under the Google umbrella, whether through aggressive recruiting or even major acquisitions".

IT Porsche 919 Evo Obliterates All-Time Nurburgring Record
Author: 0 Porsche 919 Evo Obliterates All-Time Nurburgring Record

For many however, the massive technological gap which exists between a Porsche 956 Group C vehicle and Porsche's modern hybrid machine means the record was always going to be beaten. The whole shebang weighs in at just 1,871 pounds, about 500 pounds lighter than a Mazda MX-5 Miata . During the record attempt Porsche actually broke the lap record three consecutive times; laps of 5:31s and 5:24s were set before the final attempt of 5:19.55s.

Author: 0 Facebook scraps flying internet plan

But much like Icarus, Facebook's ambition appeared to fly too close to the sun and Project Aquila has crashed back to earth. The social network was able to build and test the drone, called Aquila, but never managed to deploy it. After its acquisition by Facebook, Ascenta's engineers worked hard and by 2015 they unveiled a solar powered drone with the wingspan of a Boeing 737.

IT Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL renders surface
Author: 0 Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL renders surface

The smaller device is said to be approximately 145.6 x 68.2 x 7.9mm in size, while the Pixel 3 XL should measure in at around 158 x 76.6 x 7.9mm. Specification details are scarce at the moment, however, the report notes that both the smartphones will be powered by the Snapdragon 845 SoC, and at least the larger variant will have a 6GB RAM.

IT Supreme Court decision small victory for bricks and mortar retailers in Hawaii
Author: 0 Supreme Court decision small victory for bricks and mortar retailers in Hawaii

In a separate company press release immediately following the high court's decision on Thursday, the company said its business would not be significantly affected by the ruling and that it would comply. According to WalletHub, Washington ranks 33rd among states in terms of tax burden, making it hard to argue that residents are oppressively taxed. Nevertheless, the court stopped short of giving its full blessing to the South Dakota law, stating that the taxpayers had made other ...

IT Favourable U.S. tax ruling gives limited boost to big-box retailers
Author: 0 Favourable U.S. tax ruling gives limited boost to big-box retailers

State officials - including in SC, with its 6 percent sales tax - have argued they were losing out on millions - if not, in some cases, billions - of dollars in revenue a year under the Supreme Court's previous 1992 decision. Thanks to today's decision, Brown said, "Out-of-state, online-only businesses will no longer have an unfair advantage over our friends and neighbors who own local businesses".

IT Apple, Samsung settle their long-running legal battle
Author: 0 Apple, Samsung settle their long-running legal battle

It reads: "Plaintiff Apple Inc. and Defendants Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Samsung Electronics America, Inc., and Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC would like to inform the Court that they have agreed to drop and settle their remaining claims and counterclaims in this matter".

IT Volkswagen electric auto sets Pikes Peak record
Author: 0 Volkswagen electric auto sets Pikes Peak record

To celebrate the new record, Bentley has announced a new limited edition Bentayga . "What an incredible machine". The Pikes Peak Bentayga features a number of different elements compared with the standard SUV . A Pikes Peak logo decorates the carbon fibre fascias, and numbered Pikes Peak treadplates complete the interior. The steering wheel and gearlever are also trimmed in Alcantara, while the headlining is made with Eliade cloth.

IT Qualcomm Snapdragon 1000 Looks To Challenge Intel Head On
Author: 0 Qualcomm Snapdragon 1000 Looks To Challenge Intel Head On

Part of this push of the envelope has to do with rumors that there will be a first-ever socketed variant of the Snapdragon processor, meaning that it does not have to be placed directly on the motherboard. Now a job posting by aQualcomm engineer on LinkedIn ( noticed by Winfuture.de ) has confirmed that the processor is in testing for various Windows 10 on ARM applications, including desktop, Andromeda and HoloLens.

IT IOS 12 public beta is now available
Author: 0 IOS 12 public beta is now available

This time it has made iOS 12 public beta available for all devices running iOS 11 . Apple will be updating the beta version with more features in the future. For the full overview of iOS 12, check out our in-depth overview of everything that is new. If you have an iPhone 6 or an iPad Air for instance, you should see a big improvement when it comes to launching apps, triggering the camera and entering text.

IT Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 with LTE, AI Face Unlock launched
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 with LTE, AI Face Unlock launched

There's no information on when Xiaomi plans to bring the Redmi 6 Pro and Mi Pad 4 to India. The M1804E4C variant has 4GB of RAM and internal storage of 64GB storage while the M1804E4T and M1804E4A variants are listed with 3GB/4GB/6GB AM with 32GB /64GB/128GB internal storage .