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Experts Reveal Their Tech Ethics Wishes For The New Year

Getty We can only hope that 2019 will be the year when the ethics of emerging technologies becomes a central part of discussions on innovation and progress. Below, I’ve asked some prolific tech ethicists about their hopes for the upcoming year and to share with readers what they would like to see people and policy bodies pay more attention to before the opportunity ... Read More »

Vivo X21 Review

Smartphones are evolving at a rapid pace and we now have better processors, cameras, and construction materials being used at every price level. Recently, we have also seen a lot of innovation when it comes to device security. Apple introduced FaceID last year with the iPhone X ₹ 74,999 (Review) which replaced a fingerprint sensor with a TrueDepth camera. FaceID involves an infrared camera and ... Read More »

OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T are now receiving Android 9 Pie

OnePlus has over the past few weeks released two beta builds of the Android 9 Pie update for the OnePlus 5 and 5T, and now the stable version is rolling out. The finalized version of the update is headed to the company’s two handsets from last year. It arrives as OxygenOS 9.0.0, based on Android Pie. It contains the December ... Read More »

Social Media Is Taking The Store: 3 Surprising Reasons Facebook, Snapchat, Spotify Are Into Retail

AFP/Getty ImagesGetty This is what several social media networks seem to think. Platforms from Snapchat to Facebook have been investing in retail to capture broader consumer interest and, apparently, boost revenue and followers. Here’s what some social platforms are trying, and why it matters to shoppers. The Sound of Brew-sic Starbucks in 2015 integrated the Spotify mobile app with the ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S10 trio to offer reverse wireless charging too?

Just the other day a report came in disclosing the pricing of the Samsung Galaxy S10 trio in the UK and along with it, the source also shared a small tidbit about the possibility of Samsung implementing a reverse wireless charging feature. Just like the one on Huawei Mate 20 Pro and now an independent source claims that to be ... Read More »

Cuba to roll out mobile internet for the first time

Justin Solomon | CNBC Young Cubans on mobile devices in Havana, Cuba. Cuba has announced that 3G internet access for cell phone users across the country will become available from Thursday. The Caribbean island nation, which exists under communist rule, opened state-run internet cafes in 2013 and citizens have only had access to home internet and public Wi-Fi hotspots since ... Read More »

LG Q9 front panel leaks in first press render

Yordan 09 November 2018 LG Android Rumors Back in the beginning of September we heard about an upcoming smartphone called LG Q9, but the rumor mill kept quiet since then. Now we have a new leak, suggesting the Korean company is indeed launching the phone. An image revealed the front of the device, showcasing a notch, huge tall display and ... Read More »

Nokia 6.1 Plus Hide Notch option is coming back

The notch was introduced in September 2017 with the iPhone X, and since then it has been a polarizing topic about aesthetics and functionality. While some phones natively had a toggle to have a black bar on top, others were forced to stay with the cutout. The Nokia 6.1 Plus introduced the feature but was later removed by Google, since ... Read More »

iOS 12.1 exploit lets you bypass the lockscreen and access contacts

Apple just released iOS 12.1 that aims to fix some irritating issues such as the “soft selfies” bug on the new iPhone XS and XS Max and also brings the controversial throttling feature for the iPhone X and iPhone 8. But that it also comes with a lockscreen exploit that lets you access contacts without unlocking the phone. Just hours ... Read More »

OnePlus releases the kernel source code for the 6T

Shortly after the announcement of the new OnePlus 6T, the company released the kernel source code for on GitHub so that developers can build ROMs and mods taking advantage of the full potential of the handset. In a community forum post, the OnePlus team reminds us that the tradition of unlocking the bootloader and giving away the kernel source code ... Read More »