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IT&Software Windows 10 update suspended after it started deleting people's files
Author: 0 Windows 10 update suspended after it started deleting people's files

On Saturday Microsoft decided that the tide of consumer reports complaining about the latest Windows Update was high enough to pause the software rollout . "They have the tools to get you back to a good state", Sarkar said in a tweet . There were more and more serious bugs being discussed on forums, with the most widely reported and serious probably being the deleting of user files in the Documents, Music, Pictures, and Videos folders.

IT&Software Google+ to shut down after security bug affects 500K accounts
Author: 0 Google+ to shut down after security bug affects 500K accounts

It said the bug could have affected up to 500,000 Google + accounts, but the company found "no evidence" that any data was actually misused. Google is shutting down its social network, Google +, the arm of Alphabet Inc. If you break down Google's announcement to the core you will realize that Google chose to shut down Google Plus because of low user interaction with the service and the prospect of investing lots of resources into the service to make it more attractive to users.

IT&Software Google Pixel Slate with Chrome OS, detachable keyboard leaked
Author: 0 Google Pixel Slate with Chrome OS, detachable keyboard leaked

The new device, dubbed Pixel Slate , can be used as a standalone tablet, or docked with a keyboard case and used like a laptop. Apart from the Pixel 3 smartphone, we are expecting some other tech gadgets out of Google, and while keeping the past year event in mind, there should be surprises for sure.

IT&Software Smartphone with five cameras, LG has launched a new flagship V40 ThinQ
Author: 0 Smartphone with five cameras, LG has launched a new flagship V40 ThinQ

It features not one, not two but three cameras on the back, and two cameras at the front. Not just this, it is the first LG V series smartphone to have a notched display . However, the latest leak does not have anything more to say about the five cameras . Along with this, there is a 12 MP telephoto camera and offers 2x the zoom capability over a regular lens.

IT&Software Trump won't be sending 'presidential alert' from his phone, FEMA says
Author: 0 Trump won't be sending 'presidential alert' from his phone, FEMA says

The test message was originally scheduled for September but pushed back to 2:18 p.m. EDT (1818 GMT) on Wednesday with phones making a loud tone and a special vibration. It hasn't said yet whether the test went well. Unlike emergency alerts and Amber alerts, these presidential alerts can not be turned off, according to FEMA.

IT&Software Nokia 7.1 launched: First impressions
Author: 0 Nokia 7.1 launched: First impressions

And why shouldn't they? HMD Global launched the Nokia 7 .1 in the affordable premium segment with an HDR10 capable screen, Android One software and Snapdragon 636. Nokia, quite clearly, is suffering from an announcement problem. Huawei and Samsung both ship smartphones with heavily-customised versions of Android .

IT&Software Google just confirmed to launch Pixel Mini on October 9
Author: 0 Google just confirmed to launch Pixel Mini on October 9

According to the latest information, it looks like both devices can be pre-booked right after the announcement is over, meaning if you feel that any one of these smartphones is something that you'd like to upgrade to, you can pre-order them immediately.

IT&Software Microsoft's Windows 10 October 2018 update is out now
Author: 0 Microsoft's Windows 10 October 2018 update is out now

In the video above you can see the Windows 10 Your Phone app open and displaying recent photos and text messages. If you browse with Edge on PC, all that activity will show up in your phones Timeline , and vice-versa. This is after Apple introduced the same support to their iOS devices recently and it is great Microsoft is upto snuff with this. Oh, one more thing.

IT&Software Google Assistant is getting an updated UI for mobile devices
Author: 0 Google Assistant is getting an updated UI for mobile devices

Meanwhile, developers and brands now have tools that let them make full use of the phone's display. Additionally, Google has also announced a number of new features for developers. New thumbnails allow Starbucks, for instance, to showcase select items on its menu. FitStar can include GIFs to show a preview of an exercise. Google is also making it a bit easier for developers to create a seamless path for users to make purchases.

IT&Software FEMA to Test ‘Presidential Alert System’ Wednesday
Author: 0 FEMA to Test ‘Presidential Alert System’ Wednesday

The Federal Emergency Management Agency and Federal Communications Commission will conduct a nationwide test of its emergency alert system at 2:18 p.m. A text from President Trump will come to most phones on Wednesday. It will come through a system already integrated in Hamilton County. "Getting clear and accurate information to those facing an emergency is critical in helping protect the public".

IT&Software OnePlus major leak reveals Android flagship OnePlus 6T in full glory
Author: 0 OnePlus major leak reveals Android flagship OnePlus 6T in full glory

Once again confirming that the OnePlus 6T will be featuring an in-display fingerprint sensor . Okay, we have already seen how the OnePlus' next flagship looks. As we have discussed everything that is related to the exterior outlook of the phone, let's delve more on what is coming inside the OnePlus 6T .

IT&Software Some iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max users reporting charging issues
Author: 0 Some iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max users reporting charging issues

The charging sign only appears after tapping on the screen or pressing the standby button. "But if I unplug then lift it and start using it, it will recognize the charger", wrote one iPhone XS owner. All the iPhones brought to test by Unbox TherapyWhat the Unbox Therapy has to say? Apple hasn't provided any official statement about the issue, thus, we will have to wait until Apple figures out the issue and provides the solution.

IT&Software Pixel Stand press render for the upcoming Pixel 3 phones leaks
Author: 0 Pixel Stand press render for the upcoming Pixel 3 phones leaks

There isn't a lot more to infer from the alleged press image, but if we spot any new details or any other angles leak , we'll be sure to let you know. The back of the 6T houses a dual camera setup, vertically aligned in the upper middle of the device. Up front, there will be an 8MP camera to capture selfies.

IT&Software Google turns 20 today: A journey from 1998 to 2018
Author: 0 Google turns 20 today: A journey from 1998 to 2018

One of the most important ones, without which it could have never grown to its current size, is selling advertisements next to its search results. They'll be live through Sunday, Sept. The main objective of revamping the search engine is to assist its users while they conduct long-term queries that can not be answered by a solitary search .

IT&Software Instagram departures hit Facebook shares
Author: 0 Instagram departures hit Facebook shares

The company also seems to have been initially caught off guard by the news of the Instagram founders' departure, first reported by the New York Times on Monday night. Instagram's value to advertisers is only growing as Facebook's core app becomes worse at younger demographics, the person said. At the time , the photo-sharing site had over 30 million users.

Author: 0 New Oculus Quest wireless VR headset ships in spring for US$399

Sure they give you VR, and you can watch movies and maybe play some games, but the graphics are practically N64 quality and you're constantly mindful of the fact that you have little more than a fancy phone strapped a few centimetres from your eyeballs.

IT&Software Meghan Markle breaks protocol by closing her own vehicle door
Author: 0 Meghan Markle breaks protocol by closing her own vehicle door

The Duchess of Sussex stepped out for her first solo event this week since becoming a member of the royal family. Footage of the moment quickly appeared on Twitter, and the reaction from some was nothing short of hysterical. "Vehicle door shutting does not fall under protocol!" "Everyone is freaking out because Meghan Markle closed her own door", the girl said. Despite most people assuming door shutting just wasn't something royals were supposed to do, etiquette and protocol coach ...

IT&Software Echo Sub Beefs Up Amazon's Audio Offer
Author: 0 Echo Sub Beefs Up Amazon's Audio Offer

Amazon has surprised the world with a fleet of brand new smart devices which link up with its Alexa AI technology. The Echo Sub is available for pre-order now and will ship from 11 October. For instance, the Echo Show is larger and the Echo plus , now features a temperature sensor. Priced at $279.99, Amazon Fire TV Recast will be available in the U.S.

IT&Software Apple Watch Series 4 Teardown Reveals Larger Battery, Jam-Packed Tech Goodies
Author: 0 Apple Watch Series 4 Teardown Reveals Larger Battery, Jam-Packed Tech Goodies

Apple Watch is another big device that is likely to be unveiled at Apple's September 12 event where the company will be revealing the rumoured three iPhone models of 2018. However, there is a possibility of false positives for active people, and many of them would want to keep the feature disabled. It was found out that there is some margin of error as falls on surfaces like carpets or foam failed to start the fall detector.

IT&Software Samsung India launches 2 smartphones in Galaxy J series
Author: 0 Samsung India launches 2 smartphones in Galaxy J series

In the meantime, discover the Samsung Galaxy S9 at a very small price at this time. It's unclear when it'll launch, or how much it'll cost. Most of the reviews, including our very own , presented the Galaxy Note 9 as an uncompromising device which excels in nearly all the critical aspects of a smartphone.

IT&Software Amazon aims to make Alexa assistant bigger part of users' lives
Author: 0 Amazon aims to make Alexa assistant bigger part of users' lives

Amazon , on the other hand, will make sure that Cortana users will be able to interact with numerous Alexa skills built by third-party developers. When Alexa is told "corn on the cob", a digital Echo speaker starts an AmazonBasics microwave oven in a faux home demonstration room, setting the preferred time and voicing what it is doing.

IT&Software IPhone XS, XS Max show off 'battery origami' in iFixit teardown
Author: 0 IPhone XS, XS Max show off 'battery origami' in iFixit teardown

The iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max's internals are almost identical: With each, you get a 12 megapixel camera, better-sounding speakers and the ability to pack two SIM cards into one device - a solid perk for worldwide travelers or people who have to switch between a device for work and one for personal use.

IT&Software Google Maps now works with Apple's CarPlay in iOS 12
Author: 0 Google Maps now works with Apple's CarPlay in iOS 12

CarPlay owners can now use Google Maps instead of Apple Maps in their cars. Things we're excited about: rainbows, puppies, and navigating with Google Maps on Apple CarPlay . You need to follow a simple process to replace Apple Maps with Google Maps . Also make sure you are using iOS 12. I expect to give this a spin and update you on my experience with third-party mapping apps in the near future.

IT&Software Alibaba Won't Create 1 Million US Jobs, Blames US-China Trade Friction
Author: 0 Alibaba Won't Create 1 Million US Jobs, Blames US-China Trade Friction

Jack Ma , the founder of Chinese retail giant Alibaba, is backing down on his promise to create 1 million jobs in the USA over the next five years, amid the ongoing trade war between President Trump and China . "The current situation has already destroyed the original premise". Reports surfaced earlier this month that Alibaba was scaling back its cloud expansion in the USA following disappointing returns and growing tensions between the two global superpowers.

IT&Software IPhone Xs teardown shows new battery, expanded waterproofing
Author: 0 IPhone Xs teardown shows new battery, expanded waterproofing

According to the Tim Cook, the new devices are "by far the most advanced iPhone Apple has ever created". Both of his iPhone Xs Max and iPhone Xs are in the gold variant and sport an internal storage capacity of 512GB, which only means both iPhone models are very expensive, with the iPhone Xs Max going as high as for $1,449 in the US for the highest storage version.

IT&Software Red Dead Redemption 2 Online Beta Announced For November
Author: 0 Red Dead Redemption 2 Online Beta Announced For November

When asked why Red Dead Online isn't releasing alongside the rest of the game in a Q&A with IGN , director of design Imran Sarwar explained that the studio sees Red Dead Online as fundamentally separate from the main game. "This should feel intimate and personal while still feeling fun and action-packed from moment to moment". Grand Theft Auto V just celebrated its fifth birthday, but it's still incredibly popular.

IT&Software Apple CEO defends pricing of new iPhones
Author: 0 Apple CEO defends pricing of new iPhones

When Apple unveiled its huge new iPhone XS Max last week, jaws dropped around the world - not at the gadget itself, but the price. While that could very well be true, a new report from The Wall Street Journal adds that Apple prioritized iPhone XS production over the iPhone XR .

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