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Author: 0 Apple Confirms They Slow Down Their Old iPhones Purposely

Singapore Polytechnic student Kirstin Yip, 19, who has owned three iPhones, including the 6s and 7 models, said: "As a millenial, I'm always on my phone, so fast performance is important to me". "Last year we released a feature for iPhone 6, iPhone 6s and iPhone SE to smooth out the instantaneous peaks only when needed to prevent the device from unexpectedly shutting down during these conditions", Apple said in an emailed statement to Reuters.

IT&Software Cavs Targeting Early January Return for All-Star Guard Isaiah Thomas
Author: 0 Cavs Targeting Early January Return for All-Star Guard Isaiah Thomas

The Cavaliers have practices scheduled for this weekend ahead of their Christmas Day Finals rematch against the Golden State Warriors , where Thomas is expected to play in live ball competition. The final decision on when Thomas will return will be agreed upon by Thomas , Cleveland's front office and their medical staff. LeBron James , in his 15th season in the National Basketball Association, said what he is achieving on the court has not been done a lot in league history, adding ...

IT&Software Apple Could Soon Support Apps For Macs, iOS Devices
Author: 0 Apple Could Soon Support Apps For Macs, iOS Devices

Unifying the app layer of both iOS and macOS could also preface a move some anticipate Apple making down the road - building its own ARM-based chips for powering its notebook and desktop computers. Microsoft tried something similar with its Universal Windows Platform before bailing on its mobile strategy. Potentially as early as next year, developers will reportedly be able to create a single application that can run across both iPhone and iPad, and Mac.

Author: 0 Chrome Gets Built-In Ad Blocker To Crack Down On Annoying Ads

Sites that fail to meet those standards for 30 days will have all their ads blocked by Google - even those "owned or served by Google" - after which they'll be able to submit for manual review to have ads re-enabled once the bad ads are removed.

IT&Software Broken phone screen? New healing glass could fix it fast
Author: 0 Broken phone screen? New healing glass could fix it fast

The discovery could be a boon for consumers who are forced to walk around with broken screens on their phones, provided companies decide to use it in their designs. "In most cases, heating to high temperatures, on the order of 120 degrees Celsius or more, to reorganize their cross-linked networks is necessary for the fractured portions to fix".

IT&Software CNIL orders WhatsApp to stop sharing data with Facebook
Author: 0 CNIL orders WhatsApp to stop sharing data with Facebook

The CNIL (National Data Protection Commission) issued the Facebook-owned company with formal notice to cease violations of the French Data Protection Act, suggesting that user consent was not properly obtained. The authority rejected arguments by WhatsApp that it is subject only to the law of the USA, saying that it becomes the authority in charge the moment any company is processing data in France.

IT&Software $390M Supplier Investment Signals Apple's Definitive Switch to Face ID
Author: 0 $390M Supplier Investment Signals Apple's Definitive Switch to Face ID

It's rumored that some of next years iPhone's will have Face ID included. Apple Inc . has made its second notable investment this week - this time in facial recognition technology company Finisar Corp. Finisar already has a plant nearby in Allen, Texas. Apple's fund is created to assist the growth of US-based manufacturing, as it seeks to bring a little more production back to the States.

IT&Software OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition Launched In India
Author: 0 OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition Launched In India

The new OnePlus 5T come with some minor design changes when compared to the original OnePlus 5T that was launched in India last month, and comes at a starting price of Rs 32,999. It is powered by a 2.5GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC, coupled with up to 8GB RAM and 128GB inbuilt storage that's not expandable. Star Wars: The Last Jedi releases on December 15, Friday at a cinema near you.

IT&Software Samsung's Notebook 9 Series Gets Spec Bump Ahead of CES 2018
Author: 0 Samsung's Notebook 9 Series Gets Spec Bump Ahead of CES 2018

There's the new Notebook 9 Pen which is a 13.3-inch 2-in-1 notebook. The Samsung Notebook 9 Pen offers flexibility and portability with the convertible hinge and S Pen. Introducing a built-in stylus pen, Samsung is ready to compete with the Surface devices. The 15-inch USB-C port will support Thunderbolt 3, and there's also an additional USB 2.0 port on the larger model.

IT&Software Twitter Rolls Out Its Tweetstorm Feature Called 'Threads'
Author: 0 Twitter Rolls Out Its Tweetstorm Feature Called 'Threads'

According to Twitter , "This method of Tweeting, while effective and popular, can be tricky for some to create and it's often tough to read or discover all the Tweets in a thread". Things are also getting easier from the reader's side. Threading - sometimes referred to as " tweetstorms " - is the description given to a series of individual tweets linked together.

IT&Software Facebook Messenger Games celebrate one year; rolls out live streaming feature
Author: 0 Facebook Messenger Games celebrate one year; rolls out live streaming feature

Last but not least, Facebook is bringing a bunch of new games to the Messenger . The livestreaming started rolling out this week, while the video chat feature will be introduced early next year. Facebook Inc. today is expanding Instant Games with new features, including additional games, live streaming and a video chat feature that will be available early next year.

IT&Software Sony resurrects MediEvil for PS4
Author: 0 Sony resurrects MediEvil for PS4

And it was: Crash Bandicoot: N-Sane Trilogy hit PlayStation 4 in 2017, bringing the original three games in the franchise to modern hardware. While details on the project are scarce, the teaser video does state that the game has been created to feature 4K visuals on PS4 Pro, and the few visuals clearly show that it will be as faithful as possible to the original.

IT&Software Valve: Your Bitcoin Isn't Any Good on Steam Anymore
Author: 0 Valve: Your Bitcoin Isn't Any Good on Steam Anymore

Valve's popular gaming and digital distribution platform Steam started accepting bitcoin payments back in April 2016, when the cryptocurrency was trading at about $450. Over the last week alone, the price has gone from $9,500 for a single Bitcoin to over $13,000. "This creates a problem for customers trying to purchase games with Bitcoin".

IT&Software Instagram is testing a standalone app for direct messaging
Author: 0 Instagram is testing a standalone app for direct messaging

If you're an avid Instagram user, you're probably more than a little familiar with the app's direct messaging capabilities (or DMs, as the youths say). An account and settings option will live to the camera's left, while swiping the other way will present you with the list of chats, exactly as it works on Instagram's main app now.

IT&Software SIM-free iPhone X now available from Apple in the US
Author: 0 SIM-free iPhone X now available from Apple in the US

If you selected the SIM-free iPhone, you'll need to insert your own nano-SIM card or obtain one from the supported carrier of your choice and activate it in order to use your iPhone. The threat of backorders and shipping delays have dogged the iPhone X since before the phone even launched. The SIM-free model Apple is selling is expected to be the Qualcomm version, as that one supports all four United States carriers.

IT&Software Asus Zenfone Max Plus (M1) launched with dual cameras, 18:9 display
Author: 0 Asus Zenfone Max Plus (M1) launched with dual cameras, 18:9 display

The phone boasts of a 5.7-inch FHD+ full screen 2.5D curved glass display that has an aspect ratio of 18:9 and a screen to body ratio of 80%. It is expected that the device will soon be announced in other markets. As the name suggests, the phone joins its battery phone series Max and comes with large 4130 mAh battery. Up front, Asus has added an 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture.

IT&Software Regal Cinemas Stock Sale Halted After Reports of Merger With Cineworld
Author: 0 Regal Cinemas Stock Sale Halted After Reports of Merger With Cineworld

Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC ) has declined 1.35% since November 28, 2016 and is downtrending. Polaris Management Ltd Liability Company reported 1.74% stake. The company had revenue of $716.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $701.66 million. Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC ) has a 20-day RSI of 70.64%.

IT&Software Google launches Datally data saving app for Android
Author: 0 Google launches Datally data saving app for Android

You can download Datally from Google Play free of charge. So Datally as a standalone app, it'll also be much easier for people to find and control their data usage. The Data Saver bubble blocks background data and tracks real-time data usage, whatever app you're in - it's like a speedometer for your data. Save Data: Thirdly, it helps you save data.

IT&Software Snapchat Redesigns App to Make it 'More Personal' to Users
Author: 0 Snapchat Redesigns App to Make it 'More Personal' to Users

The new Discover page also has a new ad unit called Promoted Stories, which debuted last week and let brands create Discover channels filled with their own content. This has been true to a point in the past, but the popular Stories feature previously grouped friends and brands together. "While blurring the lines between professional content creators and your friends has been an interesting Internet experiment, it has also produced some unusual side-effects (like fake news) and made us ...

IT&Software HTC U11 starts getting Oreo update in the US
Author: 0 HTC U11 starts getting Oreo update in the US

Unfortunately, he didn't share any specific in terms of dates, but now that it's rolling out for the HTC U11 , we can only hope that it will reach more HTC handsets and carrier-locked devices soon . The twitter thread that ensued after the revelation opened doors towards the possible launch of the OS on many other HTC sets as well in the future.

IT&Software Infiniti QX50 packs world's first variable compression engine
Author: 0 Infiniti QX50 packs world's first variable compression engine

The car's new platform enables tighter packaging, which, Infiniti claims, gives its Audi Q5 and BMW X3 rival best-in-class interior space. The 2019 Infiniti QX50 will be riding on a new front-wheel-drive platform and it will be powered by a 268hp engine with 360Nm of torque.

IT&Software QB John O'Korn likely to start for MI vs
Author: 0 QB John O'Korn likely to start for MI vs

Barrett's run cut Michigan's lead down to one score, 14-7, with 9:50 to play in the first half. He also ran for 67 yards and a touchdown. Cardale Jones then stepped at quarterback and led Ohio State to the national championship. The ensuing extra point game the Buckeyes a 21-20 advantage over MI. However, before the Buckeyes could get off a snap, they were twice penalized for false starts.

IT&Software Apple iPhone SE 2 to be launched in Q1 2018
Author: 0 Apple iPhone SE 2 to be launched in Q1 2018

According to Taiwan's Economic Daily News , Apple is preparing an updated iPhone SE for launch during the first half of 2018, with sources reporting the device will be assembled exclusively by Taiwanese manufacturer Wistron at their factory in Bengaluru, India.

IT&Software Egypt will 'vigorously' respond to North Sinai attack: Sisi
Author: 0 Egypt will 'vigorously' respond to North Sinai attack: Sisi

Eyewitnesses reported ambulances ferrying casualties from the scene to nearby hospitals after the Al Rawdah mosque in Bir al-Abed, west of Arish city, was targeted. "This terrorist act will strengthen our resolve, steadfastness and will to stand up to, resist and battle against terrorism ". Appalled by the sickening attack on a mosque in North Sinai.

IT&Software Apple iPhone SE 2 releasing in July, report claims
Author: 0 Apple iPhone SE 2 releasing in July, report claims

The demand for any new iPhone - but especially one more affordable and accessible to a large amount of people - will no doubt be high, which necessitates this expansion. Notably, the iPhone SE was launched in March 2016. Apple has been adamant about keeping the smaller handset alive over the past few years, and it's nice to see the company is keeping its word by making some modern changes to the device so it can still compete in the market.

IT&Software Hard alcohol could make you feel instantly sexier, according to science
Author: 0 Hard alcohol could make you feel instantly sexier, according to science

The only emotional response that spirits didn't score highest for was being relaxed; if you're looking to unwind, you're better off with red wine or beer , both of which scored much higher in this area (52% and 49% respectively). This can result in a quicker stimulating effect as blood alcohol levels increase. But what if the type of alcoholic drink we choose could directly affect our emotions? Hard alcohols make people feel more confident and sexy.

IT&Software Almost 2.6 million Floridians expected to travel for Thanksgiving
Author: 0 Almost 2.6 million Floridians expected to travel for Thanksgiving

The Thanksgiving holiday travel period is defined as Wednesday, Nov. 22 to Sunday, Nov. 26. AAA expects the four-day holiday to be the busiest in more than 10 years, with an estimated 50.9 million Americans traveling 50 miles or more. The travel surge is being chalked up to a good economy and moderate gas prices. But some of the savings will be lost when renting a vehicle. The average price increased by 14 percent to $176/night.

IT&Software Watch the 'Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris' reveal right here
Author: 0 Watch the 'Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris' reveal right here

For clarification, when the expansion was initially revealed, the description said "New Raid Content" for one of the bullet points, leading many to believe that what we would be getting would not be a full Raid. The original Leviathan raid is having its level cap raised, so you can play the original Leviathan (in Normal Mode) to level up to 335. But it does mean that folks who enjoy raiding hopefully won't have to wait as long as they did in the first game to try out fresh challenges.

IT&Software OnePlus phones include an easily exploitable backdoor
Author: 0 OnePlus phones include an easily exploitable backdoor

A developer managed to use this very app to root the device by figuring out the password used to gain root access. The application is called " EngineerMode " and was developed by Qualcomm for factory testing. While it appears OnePlus is responsible for leaving Engineer Mode on its devices, it is not directly responsible for the application itself or the backdoor it creates.

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