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Japan IT Week Osaka 2019: What to expect

The dust of CES 2019 may have long settled and most of the mobile industry is gearing up for MWC 2019 next month, but over in the East, another tech storm is brewing. In a few days, Japan IT Week 2019, one of the country‘s and the region‘s biggest tech events will be taking place in the popular tourist spot Continue reading

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Facebook Community Actions to let users make petitions for changes

In addition to meddling with elections, helping spread fake news, and violating user privacy, Facebook has also been repeatedly accused of either being a venue for inciting dissent or not doing enough to give users a voice. It seems that Facebook will be answering both with just a single new feature: Community Actions. At its most basic, it will become Continue reading

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Livermorium to make a slider phone after failing at a Moto Mod

Some dreams live, some dreams die. And some dreams get killed off when supposed investors and supporter pull the rug from under them. That‘s how many third-party Moto Mods died even before they could see the light of day. So what‘s a small startup like Livermorium to do after being unable to deliver the much-awaited QWERTY slider Moto Mod? Why, Continue reading

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Tesla Superchargers now charging super prices

Some things are too good to last. Then again, Tesla isn‘t running a charity and it was only a matter of time before it actually started charging full price for the user of its Supercharger network. However, the sudden jump in price could very well be a rude awakening for those who‘ve gotten used to dirt cheap charging prices. The Continue reading

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Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL are back to their Black Friday prices

Google‘s third-gen Pixels might be one of the best Android phones in the market, depending on who you ask. Butt like any other best Android phones today, they also cost a fortune. That‘s why some would be buyers patiently wait for holiday deals like Black Friday or Cyber Monday to soften the blow. But if you‘ve missed those days for Continue reading

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Action Launcher maker‘s ActionDash brings Digital Wellbeing to all

Smartphones are both the most powerful tools in our hands and also the most dangerous. Never mind the hacks that could compromise our data and even our identity, these gadgets have infiltrated every corner of our modern lives, affecting and changing the way we think, the way we behave, and the way we work. That‘s why platforms makers such as Continue reading

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Galaxy S10 could have ‘swipe to selfie‘ feature

One of the highlights of Samsung‘s upcoming flagship will probably also be its most controversial. Never mind the notch, Samsung has gone with a punch hole for the Galaxy S10 instead. Of course, it will do everything it can to sell that feature, or misfeature if you will, like a spinning light or glow to indicate its presence and activity. Continue reading

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Huawei Mate 20 Pro ties with P20 Pro for top DxOMark spot

If you take DxOMark‘s word for it, there is no doubt who is the most consistent smartphone manufacturer in terms of camera performance. Ever since the Mate 10 Pro in late 2017, and perhaps even starting with the P10 Plus, Huawei has topped DxOMark‘s charts model after model. It late 2018 flagship is no different because, as it turns out, Continue reading

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Very first 2020 Toyota Supra already sold for over 2M

While it was leaked numerous times beforehand, this year‘s Detroit Auto Show brought the official debut of the 2020 Toyota Supra. The long-awaited return of the Japanese two-door coupe has been welcomed by Toyota fans and Supra enthusiasts, and that excitement has culminated in this weekend‘s auction of the very first production model. The new Supra has base price that Continue reading

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Dolby testing a ‘studio quality‘ audio recording app

Smartphone users who want to use their device to record audio in the best quality may not have very many options, but it looks like the sound experts at Dolby are working on their own solution. The company has apparently been quietly testing an iPhone app with the codename 234 that boasts of studio quality recordings thanks to professional tools Continue reading

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See all 3 Galaxy S10 models in latest press image leak

Samsung will be holding one of its Unpacked events on February 20th, and along with revealing another look at its upcoming foldable phone device, the company will be officially announcing the Galaxy 10. The increasing leaks and rumors in recent months have pointed towards three devices for this year‘s lineup of flagship Galaxy devices, and a new image has surfaced Continue reading

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Ikea‘s Sonos-powered Symfonisk smart speakers to debut in August

Home furniture giant Ikea has steadily been getting into the smart home market, introducing products like smart lighting, Bluetooth speakers, and the latest being smart window blinds. The company also announced just over a year ago that it was teaming up with speaker company Sonos to develop ways to combine music and audio devices with furniture, and they‘ve finally revealed Continue reading

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Apple quietly resumes iPhone SE sales, as low as 249

Apple currently offers its widest range of flagship smartphones since their debut last fall, the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR, all alongside 2017‘s iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. It‘s no secret at this point that the company isn‘t selling as many of the expensive new models as it hoped, but now Apple has surprised everyone by bringing Continue reading

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Chevy made a life-size Silverado pickup with Lego bricks

Building life-size replicas of cars from Lego is far from a fresh idea these days, but seeing the finished creation is still just as impressive as ever, especially when considering how much time an effort goes into the construction. The latest example comes from Chevrolet, who‘ve teamed up with Lego once again following The Lego Batman Movie in 2017. This Continue reading

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BMW M3 with RWD, 6-speed manual coming in 2020

BMW‘s 3 Series has steadily been moving away from manual transmissions for several years now, favoring all-wheel drive automatics instead, and culminating with the 2019 models doing away with manual altogether. Fortunately, there‘s good news on the horizon for enthusiasts in the form of the carmaker‘s iconic M3, with the upcoming 2020 model to debut with a rear-wheel drive, honest-to-god Continue reading

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Mortal Kombat 11 Kollector‘s Edition includes life-size Scorpion mask

Fighting game fans are eagerly poring over all the newly released details on the upcoming Mortal Kombat 11. Following an announcement teaser back in December, this week saw the first real info spilled on the game direct from developer NetherRealm Studios, including gameplay modes, character roster, abilities, and the series‘ iconic fatalities. Also revealed were the different editions the game Continue reading

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Mortal Kombat 11 Kollector‘s Edition includes life-size Scorpion mask, GameStop exclusive

Fighting game fans are eagerly poring over all the newly released details on the upcoming Mortal Kombat 11. Following an announcement teaser back in December, this week saw the first real info spilled on the game direct from developer NetherRealm Studios, including gameplay modes, character roster, abilities, and the series‘ iconic fatalities. Also revealed were the different editions the game Continue reading

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Netflix taps Stranger Things producer for Unsolved Mysteries reboot

Netflix is bringing back iconic series Unsolved Mysteries with Stranger Things executive producer Shawn Levy, according to a new report. The reboot will reportedly be the result of Levy‘s 21 Laps Entertainment working alongside Netflix, which has rapidly expanded its catalog of original episodic shows. The original Unsolved Mysteries series ran from 1987 to 2010 and included more than 500 Continue reading

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Alphabet‘s Verily ECG watch gets FDA approval as medical device

Alphabet unveiled Verily Study Watch in 2017, describing it as a smartwatch designed specifically for capturing health data from clinical study participants. The watch has been put to good use in the months since its launch, including in studies involving Parkinson‘s disease. The wearable features an on-demand ECG device and has just earned FDA approval as a Class II medical Continue reading

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How to watch the super blood wolf moon lunar eclipse this weekend

This weekend will bring the super blood wolf moon lunar eclipse, the last total lunar eclipse until 2021. The event will be visible throughout North America, assuming the weather doesn‘t block the view. People unable to see the event due to cloud cover, an unwillingness to go out into cold weather, or simply being in the wrong location will still Continue reading

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Fortnite v7.20 edit improvements removed due to surprise issue

Epic Games released its version 7.20 update right on schedule this week, but as occasionally happens, the update brought an unexpected problem with it. Users had a short while to enjoy the editing improvements that arrived in the newest update before Epic reverted them back to normal, explaining that it will bring the editing changes back in version 7.30. What Continue reading

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Facebook testing LOL short video platform targeting teen users

Facebook is developing a platform called LOL that targets teenagers, according to a new report. The product is said to have been in development for months and revolves around video content, including short clips akin to GIFs. The company is testing the new product with a small number of high school students located in the United States ahead of an Continue reading

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Amazon worker vests let robots know when to slow down

Amazon has supplied its warehouse workers with safety vests that let nearby robots know when they need to slow down. The wearable was designed by Amazon Robotics and is intended to keep warehouse workers safe when they must enter a space where robots roam. Between sensors in the vests and the robots‘ obstacle avoidance tech, the machines are better able Continue reading

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Research: 4 new ways browser history can be exposed

A recent study by the University of California, San Diego, showed four new ways to expose Internet users‘ browsing histories. They also showed the ways in which these histories could and can be used to target internet users with various attacks. Most of these attacks take aim psychologically, targeting the trust users have in details to which they believe only Continue reading

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