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While the details of Pixel 3 XL have been leaking from all corners of the Internet, the Pixel 3 has largely been missing from the leaks. The leaked images have been uploaded to Imgur and linked to Reddit . The listing also reveals some information about the Pixel 3's wireless charging prowess. Screenshots confirm the belief of two front facing 8MP cameras, the first of which may have a variable aperture from f/1.8 to f/2.2.
  • Huawei caught using DSLR photos to advertise its mid-range Nova 3

    Huawei caught using DSLR photos to advertise its mid-range Nova 3

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    Its been recently discovered that a commercial in Egypt for the new Huawei Nova 3i utilized a professional DSLR camera when showing viewers the Nova 3i's selfie camera "capabilities" - this isn't a new practice to Huawei , who has been caught using such deceptive marketing tactics in the past, but what's amusing about this particular incident is how Huawei was caught.
  • Russian Hackers Targeted Conservative US Groups

    Russian Hackers Targeted Conservative US Groups

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    Three US intelligence officials, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the Russian hacking into traditional Republican policy organisations is neither new nor confined to Russia . "It is clearly created to sow confusion, conflict and fear among those who criticize Mr. Putin's authoritarian regime". An unnamed Russian diplomatic source who spoke to Russian news agency Interfax accused Microsoft of "playing political games", according to Reuters .
  • Alienware Announces Upgraded Gaming Desktops With Nvidia RTX GPUs

    Alienware Announces Upgraded Gaming Desktops With Nvidia RTX GPUs

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    Some of these had been revealed in a leak earlier this week, with website VideoCardz letting the cat out of the bag prior to the official announcement, feeding into the speculation frenzy that was already underway. Be sure to keep your eyes locked to TechRadar, as it won't be long before we fully review this new heir to rule the kingdom of graphics cards. Still, ray tracing has always been something of a holy grail for games graphics - it was previously confined to high-end CGI setups.
  • Microsoft Store To Stop Accepting Windows 8 And Windows Phone 8 Apps

    Microsoft Store To Stop Accepting Windows 8 And Windows Phone 8 Apps

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    With Windows 10 , Sticky Notes got a much-needed revamp. For more, including tips on porting your app over to the Universal Windows Platform (UWP), you can check out Microsoft's full blog post . Microsoft briefly rolled out out its "My Phone" app for Windows 10 more broadly. Developers can still publish updates to all existing apps in the store, including those with Windows Phone 8 .x or earlier packages.
  • Profit at China's Tencent falls for first time in 13 years

    Profit at China's Tencent falls for first time in 13 years

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    But profit was down 2 percent from the previous year, a result Bloomberg reported was the first drop for the firm in over a decade. A clampdown on approvals for new games will probably make matters worse. But costs are ballooning, while margins are much lower than in the company's core gaming operation. However, net profit dropped 2% to 17.9 billion yuan ($2.7 billion).
  • Android Pie Update On Pixel XL? Here’s How To Protect Yourself

    Android Pie Update On Pixel XL? Here’s How To Protect Yourself

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    People started asking about Nokia phones not listed in the tweet and other minutia at which point Nokia resorted to a form response. Google announced today that it will ship the latest version of Android Go-which is optimized for first-time and entry-level smartphone owners-this fall.
  • Samsung Confirms Galaxy S10 Won’t Have 5G

    Samsung Confirms Galaxy S10 Won’t Have 5G

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    But only time will tell if the CEO's expectations are justified or if users are losing interest in the Note-series or in the premium smartphone segment in general. It's not just that it's missing smart little features things like manual orientation lock and proper volume controls, it's that the Note 9 feels like a phone that could have released a year ago.
  • NVIDIA's new Turing architecture could make life much easier for video producers

    NVIDIA's new Turing architecture could make life much easier for video producers

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    The GPUs that run on Turing architecture combine the power of RT ( ray tracing ) cores and Tensor Cores for artificial intelligence (AI) inferencing. "While GeForce gaming cards were not launched Monday night, we do expect gaming cards featuring Turing to be launched shortly". These capabilities are brought together by Nvidia's RTX development platform , which supports ray-tracing APIs, including Microsoft's DirectX Raytracing, Khronos' Vulkan and Nvidia's own OptiX, that have been ...
  • Google tracks your movements even if Location History is turned off

    Google tracks your movements even if Location History is turned off

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    Even if you have " Location History " off, Google often stores your precise location . AP's findings suggest that when you tell Google to turn off location tracking, it's only stopping the display of location markers in your apps. Another popup also appears when re-enabling Web & App Activity, but since this setting is on by default, it's not likely the users will see it unless they already know about disabling these services.
  • 9th gen Intel Core processors leak: everything you need to know

    9th gen Intel Core processors leak: everything you need to know

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    These are the Intel Core i9-9900K (8 core / 16 thread), Intel Core i7-9700K (8 core / 8 thread), and Intel Core i5-9600K (8 core / 8 thread). Recent reports indicate that the launch of Intel's first mainstream octacore chips will also coincide with the release of the Z390 chipset, which will potentially replace the Z370 chipset a year after launch.
  • Nintendo Switch Online launching late September

    Nintendo Switch Online launching late September

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    Will you be subscribing to or avoiding the Online service? Nintendo Switch Online will be arriving later in September . We've known about Nintendo's Switch Online service since the console first launched. It runs similarly to that of the Xbox Live or PlayStation Plus programs, even EA's Origins has a similar option for the PC platform. Family memberships are also available, costing £31.49 a year, and letting up to eight accounts access the service.