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IT&Software Amazon Strikes Deal With Apple to Sell iPhones, iPads
Author: 0 Amazon Strikes Deal With Apple to Sell iPhones, iPads

Apple will start off by selling its own devices as well as those under its Beats brand. But its selection beyond that was pretty much non-existent, with iPhones , iPads, Macs and Apple Watches found on the site all largely sold from third-parties.

IT&Software Xbox One Receiving Mouse and Keyboard Support Next Week
Author: 0 Xbox One Receiving Mouse and Keyboard Support Next Week

This year's event kicks off at 4 p.m. ET and will include presentations from an array of Microsoft bigwigs including Microsoft VP of gaming Phil Spencer, Microsoft Studios Matt Booty, and " Minecraft's " Helen Chiang. Microsoft has given a final, proper release date to its much-delayed Xbox exclusive and it's giving away the first game for free to everyone. Razer is now the "exclusive" partner shipping a Designed for Xbox mouse and keyboard setup, and will unveil its hardware in January ...

IT&Software Xiaomi officially enters the United Kingdom with the Mi 8 Pro
Author: 0 Xiaomi officially enters the United Kingdom with the Mi 8 Pro

The downside to that is United Kingdom customers would previously have had to import Xiaomi devices from China or other parts of Asia, potentially adding customs fees and VAT, reducing the overall value proposition. The list of devices that will be updated to MIUI 10 Stable build is Xiaomi Mi Max 2, Xiaomi Mi 4s, Mi 4c, Mi 5s, Mi 5s Plus, Mi Max, Mi 4, Mi Max Prime and more.

IT&Software Microsoft confirms Windows 10 activation failure
Author: 0 Microsoft confirms Windows 10 activation failure

With this app on a Windows 10 laptop, you now basically have an Echo with you wherever you go, which could help Amazon's AI make a dent in the mobile space dominated by Siri and the Google Assistant. Following the creation of a number of support threads and social media comments, Microsoft has confirmed the flaw and addressed - though without explanation, beyond a separate claim of a 'temporary issue with Microsoft's activation server' - its cause.

IT&Software Square Enix cancels future Final Fantasy XV DLC, game director resigns
Author: 0 Square Enix cancels future Final Fantasy XV DLC, game director resigns

Bottom line: Amid significant losses and the resignation of Luminous Productions studio head Hajime Tabata , the fate of Final Fantasy XV is all but sealed. Despite the cuts to Final Fantasy XV's planned releases, Square Enix isn't turning its back on the game. Finally, fans will be happy to hear that Final Fantasy XV will be getting a new cross-promotion event with Final Fantasy XIV Online dubbed "Adventurer From Another World".

IT&Software Google tells developers that Dark Mode saves battery life
Author: 0 Google tells developers that Dark Mode saves battery life

Google announced today that their Android Files Go storage app is being rebranded to the new name of Files by Google and that in less than a year, they have 30 million monthly users all over the world. For those unfamiliar with Dark Mode, this UI setting flips the usual screen set up of dark text on a white background to white text on a dark background.

IT&Software Facebook Messenger's new Unsend messages option gets confirmed
Author: 0 Facebook Messenger's new Unsend messages option gets confirmed

But we do know the feature has been in the works since back in April, having been first spotted in testing last month. Now, it remains to be seen when exactly Facebook will make the option to unsend messages available to everyone because "coming soon" doesn't tells us too much about that.

IT&Software China debuts the world's first AI news presenter
Author: 0 China debuts the world's first AI news presenter

In their 30-second demonstration clips the AI anchors assured listeners: "I will work tirelessly to keep you informed as texts will be typed into my system uninterrupted". The human-like AI news anchors can certainly fool anyone into believing they're real human anchors. It appears that photo-like facial features have been applied to a body template and animated.

IT&Software Fossil just introduced one of the most colourful - and powerful - smartwatches yet
Author: 0 Fossil just introduced one of the most colourful - and powerful - smartwatches yet

The Fossil Sport features a sleek, ultra-lightweight design and colourful silicon straps. The Fossil Sport Smartwatch is already available online and at partnered retail stores in the US. One that's meant to make smartwatches more useful and support longer battery life. With Wear OS receiving a redesign back in September , a few manufacturers have been looking to leverage the OS in new devices.

IT&Software Trump Administration Seeks Supreme Court Review of Immigration Case
Author: 0 Trump Administration Seeks Supreme Court Review of Immigration Case

The justices rejected that request on February 26, but asked the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to quickly process the case so it could return to the high court in a reasonable timeframe. The Supreme Court decided on Monday that it will not consider a series of challenges from telecom companies to Obama-era net neutrality rules created to bar internet service providers from manipulating loading speeds for specific websites or apps.

IT&Software Google Pixel Slate Up For Pre-Order
Author: 0 Google Pixel Slate Up For Pre-Order

Google has now acknowledged the issue and has confirmed that the RAM problems will be fixed in a future software update . The easiest way to earn free Play Store credit is via the Google Opinion Rewards app, which comes pre-installed on many Android devices.

IT&Software Blizzard planned Diablo 4 announcement at BlizzCon 2018
Author: 0 Blizzard planned Diablo 4 announcement at BlizzCon 2018

If you've been following the events and goings on at BlizzCon this past weekend then you'd be aware of the whole controversy surrounding the reveal of the mobile-only Diablo Immortal - one of "multiple Diablo project now in the works" but the only new Diablo thing at the show.

IT&Software Apple’s Asia suppliers fall on report iPhone XR production boost cancelled
Author: 0 Apple’s Asia suppliers fall on report iPhone XR production boost cancelled

At Foxconn , only 45 production lines of the planned 60 are now being used. But, if Nikkei and its supply-chain sources are accurate on any level, it would appear that Apple's 2018 iPhone pricing strategy may be backfiring. Meanwhile, Americans can expect to work 6.3 days, on average, to afford the 64GB iPhone XS and 6.9 days for the 64GB iPhone XS Max . Earlier the company planned for the production of 20 million units for the older iPhone models, and now the figure raised to 25 ...

IT&Software The best OnePlus 6T pre-order deals
Author: 0 The best OnePlus 6T pre-order deals

If you were hoping to root or ROM your T-Mobile-bought OnePlus 6T , you can, in fact, unlock the bootloader, you'll just need to pay the phone off early. OnePlus 6T owners get OxygenOS 9.0 when they purchase their phone. In addition, the company admitted that it was still evaluating the "functional value vs power consumption", indicating that Always-on Display could be brought back to OnePlus 6, or introduced to OnePlus 6T through a software update.

IT&Software Absolute Classic Warcraft III Is Getting Remade
Author: 0 Absolute Classic Warcraft III Is Getting Remade

At BlizzCon today, Blizzard Entertainment unveiled the next game in the storied Diablo franchise, Diablo Immortal , a mobile massively multiplayer online action-role-playing game for Android and iOS devices. However, it's been over a decade since we've seen a return to the franchise. If you're a Diablo 3 fan and haven't been living under a rock these past few months then you are probably aware of the upcoming Switch release to kick off BlizzCon 2018 .

IT&Software Samsung's foldable smartphone to be double-sided
Author: 0 Samsung's foldable smartphone to be double-sided

All recent reports and leaks seem to agree that the next generation Samsung Galaxy S10 will be more interesting than its predecessor, Galaxy S9 , which was launched earlier in 2018. A fingerprint scanner is available on the rear shell of the phone. Samsung is said to be aiming to produce 500,000 to 1 million units a year. This leads analysts to believe that Samsung may soon launch a revolutionary smartphone that won't feature bezels at all, maximizing the screen real-estate while ...

IT&Software Apple seeds iOS 12.1 to fix soft selfies, add group FaceTime
Author: 0 Apple seeds iOS 12.1 to fix soft selfies, add group FaceTime

You can also activate a feature to use data on the second line while you're on a call on the first line. Adds a performance management feature to prevent the device from unexpectedly shutting down - including the option to disable this feature if an unexpected shutdown occurs - for iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus .

IT&Software Red Dead Redemption 2 is the biggest entertainment launch of 2018
Author: 0 Red Dead Redemption 2 is the biggest entertainment launch of 2018

In the meantime, Red Dead Redemption 2 is proving to be a massive success for Rockstar Games, something that was intuited months before the official release of the title. The Van Der Linde gang begin the game in a poor financial position, and for a long time you'll find yourself doing tasks for little to no reward, and feel like you're getting nowhere.

IT&Software IPad Pro 2018 design revealed by leaked icon from iOS 12
Author: 0 IPad Pro 2018 design revealed by leaked icon from iOS 12

Apart from the tablet, Apple is expected to announce a newer Pencil stylus and it will still likely to be sold separately. The iMacs would likely boast a screen update of some kind (maybe standardizing on 4K or 5K, or incorporating HDR; the screens are already up there in pixel count), as well as an internals boost-I wouldn't expect anything major.

IT&Software OnePlus 6T Wallpapers leaked ahead of official launch, Download Now
Author: 0 OnePlus 6T Wallpapers leaked ahead of official launch, Download Now

The new 6T is expected to have a battery capacity of 3,700 mAh which is 400 mAh more than the OnePlus 6 battery. In addition, the display has been coated in Corning Gorilla Glass 6 for extra protection. A good result and shows that the OnePlus 6T has in the belly. Following its global launch in NY, the company will introduce the smartphone for the Indian market on October 30.

IT&Software Red Dead Redemption 2 hits Xbox One
Author: 0 Red Dead Redemption 2 hits Xbox One

Going back and forth from one place to another is very time-consuming. If your Xbox One has been catching dust lately, you definitely need to fire it up and order the new Red Dead Redemption game by October 29 - if you think that this title would rock your socks off and you also enjoy some pre-order bonuses, of course.

IT&Software Xiaomi's Latest Phone Has a Gorgeous No-Notch Design
Author: 0 Xiaomi's Latest Phone Has a Gorgeous No-Notch Design

The slider isn't powered by motors and it supports a manual pop-up magnetic slider mechanism. The slider is not motorized, so it slides up and down with a thumb push similar to the old candy bar-style sliders (which hid the keyboard) that were popular before smartphones arrived on the scene.

IT&Software IPhone XS and the iPhone XR Affordability
Author: 0 IPhone XS and the iPhone XR Affordability

Take things up another notch to 256GB and the phone will cost you $849. At the back of the XR, there's a single-lens camera which is available in lieu of the dual-lens camera system in the iPhone XR. According to CNN , iPhone XR characteristics largely coincides with the older models . Apple has also tied up with carriers like Airtel, Reliance Jio and Vodafone top offer the iPhone XR with exciting cashbacks and bundled plans.

IT&Software Google Lens can now ID items in image search results
Author: 0 Google Lens can now ID items in image search results

As mentioned earlier, the Lens integration is only available to US users searching in English. I wrote about this in more detail at Search Engine Land but I suspect this will lead to more image searching over time. Fun fact! Did you know that Google Images was first introduced due to a demand for pictures of a green Versace dress worn by Jennifer Lopez? You can, for example, find out more about the different objects in a product, or find similar ones.

IT&Software Revamp For Simplification: Facebook Redesigns Messenger App
Author: 0 Revamp For Simplification: Facebook Redesigns Messenger App

The company is also adding a few minor new features , like the ability to change the color of your chat bubbles to gradients, and a new dark mode. Consider this: The current version of the app has nine - yes, nine - tabs . Messenger 4 integrates Chats , People and Discover , which allows you to access games and businesses.

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