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As you might expect, it's only available to new Spotify users. With Microsoft firmly out of the smart phone hardware game, it's been free to "trojan horse" and promote itself on to any partner devices it deems valuable and today, that partner happens to be Samsung.
  • Nintendo’s Latest Labo Kit Introduces Kids to Virtual Reality

    Nintendo’s Latest Labo Kit Introduces Kids to Virtual Reality

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    Nintendo claims that by eliminating the head strap of most VR wearables and opting for devices that players hold up to their faces, it will make for a more social experience. If it's something that you and the family enjoy, Expansion Sets will be sold separately for $20 each. Retailing exclusively from Nintendo's online store , the first will contain the Elephant and Camera accessories while the second comes with the Wind Pedal and Bird.
  • Samsung Confirms Galaxy S10 Will Include Private Crypto Key Storage

    Samsung Confirms Galaxy S10 Will Include Private Crypto Key Storage

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    The two flagship phones boast hole-punch cameras, fingerprint sensors embedded in the display, and beefier batteries. Their recently published note says that Galaxy Fold is the biggest competitor to Apple with a great form factor "that only Samsung's foldable OLED technology can deliver in our opinion".
  • Corning set to solve the biggest problem with folding smartphones

    Corning set to solve the biggest problem with folding smartphones

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    Although Samsung and Huawei have already unveiled their respective Galaxy Fold and Mate X flexible-display smartphones, albeit with insane prices and mostly half-baked software, a new article by Wired suggests that users should hold out for real glass before actually committing to a foldable smartphone.
  • Digital-only Xbox One S coming in May

    Digital-only Xbox One S coming in May

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    Pre-orders for the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition will open in mid-April, with the product expected to launch in nearly all existing Xbox markets in May 2019, the report said . Just when it feels like the current console generation is about to hand over the torch, reports have dropped suggesting that Microsoft will continue further development with a new piece of hardware that may be arriving very soon.
  • Apple Will Now Begrudgingly Repair iPhones with Unofficial Batteries

    Apple Will Now Begrudgingly Repair iPhones with Unofficial Batteries

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    Apple is reportedly ending a policy that forbids repairs on any iPhone with a third-party battery inside. Additionally, in a generous move, Apple has also allowed its service personnel to replace entire devices for the cost of battery replacement if the battery's tabs are broken, or if adhesives are incorrectly applied inside the iPhone .
  • Lego announces its own foldable device with an 'infinite' battery

    Lego announces its own foldable device with an 'infinite' battery

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    No stone appears to remain unturned, so to receive such a glowing report will be seen by fans of the flagship smartphone as testament to the South Korean manufacturer's continued pursuit of excellence in this field. Samsung forecasts production of at least 1 million foldable phones this year. LEGO just trolled Samsung by releasing its own take on the foldable phone .
  • Throwing cheese at babies is the new viral internet trend

    Throwing cheese at babies is the new viral internet trend

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    But as the video started to be shared by news outlets around the world, unclehxlmes started to get nervous. The challenge was started last week by a dad from MI who posted videos of himself throwing slices of cheese at his son Charlie. If not, allow us to introduce you to the strangest corner of the internet. One mom claimed that the act calmed her baby down. "This is abusive", one irate mum wrote.
  • Facebook 2FA phone numbers searchable, users can't opt out

    Facebook 2FA phone numbers searchable, users can't opt out

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    But Facebook will even let you be targeted for ads through phone numbers INCLUDING THOSE PROVIDED *ONLY* FOR SECOND FACTOR AUTHENTICATION , ' Tufecki added in a follow-up tweet . Facebook had partly disabled such phone-number searches in the past, preventing people from finding someone's profile directly from their number: in April 2018, the ad biz said it had switched off phone number search following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, citing abuse.
  • Thunderbolt 3 Merges With USB to Become USB4

    Thunderbolt 3 Merges With USB to Become USB4

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    USB4 will also be backward compatible with all USB specifications and all Thunderbolt 3 devices. This new interface introduces a new underlying protocol but is also compatible with existing USB 3 .2, USB 2.0, and Thunderbolt 3. Over 50 companies are now involved in the standard, especially those behind the USB Promoter Group - Apple, HP, Intel, Microsoft, ST Microelectoronics and Texas Instruments.
  • Realme 3 with 6.2-inch HD+ display & MediaTek Helio P70 SoC Launched

    Realme 3 with 6.2-inch HD+ display & MediaTek Helio P70 SoC Launched

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    The Realme 3 variants such as 3 GB RAM + 32 GB storage and 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage are respectively priced at Rs. 8,999 (~$127) and Rs. 10,999 ($155). Aside from the alignment of the rear cameras and the LED flash, the shape of the fingerprint sensor is also different. Realme has also confirmed Realme 3 will be powered by MediaTek Helio P70 processor , the same chipset that powers the company's Realme U1.
  • Apple AirPods 2 could fully charge in 15 minutes, hints new leak

    Apple AirPods 2 could fully charge in 15 minutes, hints new leak

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    Some suppliers shared with PhoneArena.com a screenshot showing off the final production date of the current Apple Airpods, which is on the 28th of March, just a day before the Apple Airpods 2 is allegedly released. Some reports also suggest the next-gen AirPods will come in black and white and possibly with a new design as well. The new iPad Mini release reportedly won't have too many upgrades, while the charging mat reportedly comes with the capacity to charge iOS devices as long as ...
  • Here's how to enable Dark Mode for Facebook Messenger

    Here's how to enable Dark Mode for Facebook Messenger

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    It's still a work in progress, but it appears to be available to a lot more users as of this weekend, on both the iOS and Android versions of the messaging app. Once you do that, a rain of moons will fall across your screen with a notification at the top of your screen notifying you that "You've found Dark Mode! " before prompting you to activate it in your settings.
  • OnePlus 7 to arrive with a pop-up selfie camera

    OnePlus 7 to arrive with a pop-up selfie camera

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    From the renders, it's clear the company has managed to achieve this feat by using a pop-up mechanism for the selfie camera, which a first for the brand. Rumours suggest that OnePlus will have a 6.5-inch FHD+ display with 95 per cent screen-to-body ratio. OnePlus is expected to launch its spring flagship, dubbed the OnePlus 7, sometime in the second quarter.
  • Microsoft Band support ends May 31, some owners eligible for refunds

    Microsoft Band support ends May 31, some owners eligible for refunds

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    The first Microsoft Band broke cover in 2014. However, the company had said that it was "committed to" supporting its existing customers. If you still have the Microsoft Band app installed after the service has reached the end of support, it will simply stop working as Microsoft will completely pull the plug from the backend supporting the service.