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In addition to the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus , Apple also launched a special edition iPhone X, featuring a radical redesign and an edge-to-edge display . The new phone has a "true depth camera system" (flash and an infrared sensor for low-light detection) in the front of the device to, first, validate that it is actually you who is using the phone and, second, unlock your phone.
  • Ghost Recon: Wildlands gets open beta for its PvP mode

    Ghost Recon: Wildlands gets open beta for its PvP mode

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    The stand-alone, Ghost War open beta will be available to pre-load on September 19 for both Ghost Recon: Wildlands owners and new players. The open beta will begin on September 21 and will run until the 25. Weather elements and time of day will also play a role, something that offers players tactical opportunities.There will be five maps available throughout the OBT.
  • Apple questioned about Face ID security by the US Senate

    Apple questioned about Face ID security by the US Senate

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    Face ID uses a dot projector, infrared technology, and a flood illuminator along with a bionic A11 chipset to create a depth map and image data of a user's face. He took the backup device and Face ID worked as intended. That left a vexing debate over a user's privacy versus collective security unresolved. While this technology is not new (some Samsung phones already have it), Apple is pushing the boundaries by going all-in.
  • Polaroid Brings Back Its Original OneStep Camera

    Polaroid Brings Back Its Original OneStep Camera

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    The Polaroid OneStep 2 is distinct from other instant cameras such as the Fujifilm Instax Sq10 or Polaroid Snap because it does not have anything digital in it. Smolokowski told the assembled the 9-year project to restore the chemistry of instant photography - the most complex chemistry ever invented by humans, he said - was a nod to the rising importance of physical objects, as exemplified in things such as the rush back to vinyl records.
  • Elon Musk Reveals Hilarious SpaceX Blooper Reel Of Explosive Landings

    Elon Musk Reveals Hilarious SpaceX Blooper Reel Of Explosive Landings

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    Amusingly, it's set to the tune of John Philip Sousa's "The Liberty Bell ", best known to geeks as the theme music for Monty Python's Flying Circus . In this video, below, we see just how many growing pains SpaceX actually has. This SpaceX blooper video is a good example of what Musk meant back then.
  • Windows 10 Build 10586.1106 now available, download offline installer

    Windows 10 Build 10586.1106 now available, download offline installer

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    In addition the company is also explaining how they collect all the data. Microsoft is extending the per-app permission requirements to additional resources like contact and calendar, as well a camera and microphone. To simplify your access to information about the features we offer, and the data collection and use around those features, we have made two privacy changes to the setup process.
  • Toshiba Hopes to Finalize Chip Unit Sale to Bain-led Group

    Toshiba Hopes to Finalize Chip Unit Sale to Bain-led Group

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    Yesterday Patently Apple posted a report titled " Toshiba Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Bain Capital's Consortium for Toshiba Memory Corporation". Western Digital on Wednesday said it was confident of its ability to protect its rights in the joint venture with Toshiba ( tosbf ), which is the world's No.2 producer of NAND memory chips.
  • Brewers vs. Marlins switched to Milwaukee

    Brewers vs. Marlins switched to Milwaukee

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    The Marlins will return to Marlins Park for their three-game series against the Mets starting Monday. These games won't be quite like an ordinary game at Miller Park . And in 2011, due to a scheduling conflict with a U2 concert at what was then known as Dolphin Stadium, they were the home team at Safeco Field when they traveled to play the Mariners in Seattle's own ballpark.
  • Samsung sets up Dollars 300 mln automotive investment fund

    Samsung sets up Dollars 300 mln automotive investment fund

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    The world's largest smartphone maker is breaking into the automotive technology world. Samsung's two biggest rivals have also moved into the connected vehicle market over the past year, at greater cost: Intel Corp paid $15.3 billion last month to acquire Mobileye, the current market leader in collision-detection ADAS software, while Qualcomm Inc is seeking regulatory approval for its $47 billion deal to buy NXP Semiconductors NV, the world's biggest maker of automotive-grade chips.
  • Pixel XL 2 from Google Passes FCC Certification, Reveals Additional Details

    Pixel XL 2 from Google Passes FCC Certification, Reveals Additional Details

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    Even those customers who turn in their Nexus 6P units for fix are offered other models in case their phones are beyond fix and must be replaced. According to the FCC listing, the Google Pixel 2 XL has an FCC ID of ZNFG011C. Further DxO re-examined the HTC manufactured Google Pixel smartphone which received a score of 90 - one higher than its original score. For one, the sign says "ask more of your phone", hinting that Google will showcase new phones that will be able to do ...
  • Google to launch payment app 'Tez' in India

    Google to launch payment app 'Tez' in India

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    Two years ago the company launched Android Pay following the failure of its earlier product Google Wallet . Tez is a multi-layered app, according to The Ken , that will offer a comprehensive set of payment options in India. Google , according to sources, is... In fact, Apple tops the charts with its digital wallet, and is expected to almost double Apple Pay user base this year.
  • Apple unveils Watch Series 3 with LTE connectivity

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    That said, we can see someone potentially upgrading from a Series 1 or Series 2 to the cellular Series 3, but the other Series 3 changes don't seem significant enough to warrant replacing an older Apple Watch . Both the second and third generations are water resistant up to 50 metres and can be used for monitoring open and pool water swimming. This in itself comes with a host of goodies.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Launched In India: Everything You Need To Know

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    Several reviewers have also pointed out that the Note 8 retains the same drawback as the S8 and S8 Plus by locating the fingerprint security sensor on the back of the device alongside the dual cameras. The previous heavyweight champ that comes to mind is the brand new and large Samsung Galaxy Note 8 , which comes in at 195 grams. Now that I am the CEO leading the AI speaker project so I have to do the work properly.
  • Windows Fall Creators Update will shake up privacy settings

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    Again, If its works, let us know here - if it doesn't submit another Feedback item using the same steps as above. Windows 10 users may read it before they accept it and proceed with the installation. It also led me to discover an online poll at ONmsft.com. Second, as you set up a new device, the Learn More page on the privacy settings screen enables you to jump to specific settings for location, speech recognition, diagnostics, tailored experiences , and ads while you choose your ...
  • Apple Watch Series 3 hands-on: LTE is the watershed moment for wearables

    Apple Watch Series 3 hands-on: LTE is the watershed moment for wearables

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    There are a few new bands and watch face styles to choose from. Through a new study with Stanford Medical and the FDA in the United States, the Apple Watch will also alert wearers to an unexpectedly elevated heart rate when they aren't doing anything strenuous and use that data to better understand arrhythmias and other heart conditions.
  • After 20 years of triumph, cassini nears its death

    After 20 years of triumph, cassini nears its death

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    It astonished scientists by finding conditions potentially suitable for life beneath the surface of one of Saturn's icy moons, Enceladus. There's little chance telescopes will see the 20-year, $3.26-billion mission come to an end. When Cassini arrived, the northern hemisphere of Saturn was emerging from winter. While discovery was Cassini-Huygens' job, scientists played a critical role in utilizing the data produced by the satellite.
  • Marshawn Lynch Getting Facebook Reality Show

    Marshawn Lynch Getting Facebook Reality Show

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    The reality show about the Oakland Raiders running back, called " No Script ", launches at a time when Facebook and other web giants including Amazon.com Inc and Netflix Inc are spending billions on original content in a pitched battle for viewers.
  • Irma ravages South Florida

    Irma ravages South Florida

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    A spokesperson for Florida Power & Light said that as many as 3 million people could lose power thanks to Irma . Almost 7 million people in the Southeast were warned to evacuate, including 6.4 million in Florida alone. At that time wind was reported to be gusting between 90 and 100 miles per hour. Many houses on the island were made of concrete and were "pretty strong - the most damage we'll get is water", Brooks said.
  • Haryana Police quizzes staff at Ryan school group headquaters in Mumbai

    Haryana Police quizzes staff at Ryan school group headquaters in Mumbai

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    Augustine and Grace Pinto granted interim bail . However, the three main trustees remained elusive and the details of the other trustees were not known. The brutal murder was discovered when seven-year-old Pradyuman Thakur was found with his throat slit in a washroom within the school premises last week Friday.