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Rainbow Six: Siege proves that those ‘free weekends' work

Rainbow Six: Siege proves that those ‘free weekends' work

1 hour ago   |   VentureBeat

August was a huge month for game sales in the United States. Software spending was up 16 percent year-over-year to $285 million, according to industry-tracking firm The NPD...
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Amazon Intros Alexa Gadget Toolkit For The Animatronic IoT

4 hours ago   |   Android Headlines   |   3 articles

In short: There's now an entirely new way for Alexa-enabled smart devices to be built far outside of the speaker or display categories with Amazon's recent introduction of the...
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Apple grabbed 62% of global smartphone profits during the second quarter

Apple grabbed 62% of global smartphone profits during the second quarter

5 hours ago   |   Phone Arena

While Apple didn't sell the most smartphones globally during the second quarter, according to the latest data from Counterpoint Research, it contributed the biggest share of...
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Despite data caps and throttling, industry says mobile can replace home Internet

Despite data caps and throttling, industry says mobile can replace home Internet

7 hours ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge AT&T and Verizon are trying to convince the Federal Communications Commission that mobile broadband is good enough for Internet users who don't have access to fiber or...
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Senate passes copyright bill to end 140-year protection for old songs

Senate passes copyright bill to end 140-year protection for old songs

7 hours ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge For the last decade, the Congressional debate over copyright law has been in a stalemate. Content companies have pushed for stronger protections, but their efforts...
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Nomad's new $100 Base Station wireless charger is simply beautiful

Nomad's new $100 Base Station wireless charger is simply beautiful

7 hours ago   |   iMore

Wireless chargers aren't new, but they keep getting nicer looking! Apple started supporting wireless charging with the iPhone 8, and continues to do so with all of its newer...
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Voice Fraud Surged 350% In Four Years, Alarming Report Reveals

Voice Fraud Surged 350% In Four Years, Alarming Report Reveals

11 hours ago   |   Android Headlines

In short: Voice fraud surged 350-percent over the last four years, according to a new study from call center software provider Pindrop. The rising number of significant data...
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Cadence Announces The Tensilica DNA 100 IP: Bigger Artificial Intelligence

Cadence Announces The Tensilica DNA 100 IP: Bigger Artificial Intelligence

11 hours ago   |   Anand Tech

Cadence is an industry player we don't mention nearly enough as much as we should - they make a lot of IP and specialises in accelerator blocks which augment camera and vision...
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Sony's $100 PlayStation Classic: Available December 2018 with 20 Games

Sony's $100 PlayStation Classic: Available December 2018 with 20 Games

11 hours ago   |   Anand Tech   |   3 articles

Sony's PlayStation game console made a strong influence on the entertainment industry when it was launched in 1994. Having been sold in quantities of over 104 million units...
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IPhone XS and XS Max Have 4GB of RAM, XR Has 3GB; XS Max and XR Have Larger 3,174 and 2,942 mAH Batteries

IPhone XS and XS Max Have 4GB of RAM, XR Has 3GB; XS Max and XR Have Larger 3,174 and 2,942 mAH Batteries

12 hours ago   |   Mac Rumors   |   4 articles

The battery capacities and RAM inside the new iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR have surfaced in regulatory filings Apple is required to submit to China's Ministry of...
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Apple Music for Android update finally brings support for Android Auto...

Apple Music for Android update finally brings support for Android Auto, friends mix, more

The last Apple Music beta build was a bit of a teaser for those waiting for Android Auto support, but that was about three weeks ago. Today, Apple Music is finally bringing... Read more ...

Apple Watch: How to sync audiobooks with Audible

Apple Watch: How to sync audiobooks with Audible

The recently released Audible app for Apple Watch now lets users sync audiobooks to the Apple Watch for offline playback. This means you can sync audiobooks to the Apple Watch... Read more ...

Brydge accidentally reveals its new Chrome OS keyboards, possible Pixelbook...

Brydge accidentally reveals its new Chrome OS keyboards, possible Pixelbook hardware

We reported earlier this month that Brydge, known purveyor of premium keyboards for tablets , was getting into Chrome OS tablets. Now, a leak on Brydge's own staging Shopify... Read more ...

New tests prove that updating to iOS 12 really does speed up your old iPhone...

New tests prove that updating to iOS 12 really does speed up your old iPhone or iPad

Much like the iPhone XS, Apple's latest iOS update is more concerned with performance improvements than it is with new features or functionality. If you visit Apple's landing... Read more ...

The iPhone XS still can't compete with the Pixel 2's camera

The iPhone XS still can't compete with the Pixel 2's camera

There's a lot of hype around the new Apple iPhone XS and it's “improved imaging sensor” which captures more light and delivers better images. While Apple's smartphones have... Read more ...

The RetroBeat: The PlayStation Classic needs these 15 games

The RetroBeat: The PlayStation Classic needs these 15 games

Sony announced the PlayStation Classic early this morning. Given the success of the NES and SNES Classic Editions, a micro console for the first PlayStation is a smart decision... Read more ...

Amazon Considers Opening Cashierless Stores - Geek News Central

Amazon Considers Opening Cashierless Stores - Geek News Central

Would you like to shop in a store where there aren't any cashiers? You might have the opportunity to do so in the next few years. Bloomberg reports that Amazon is considering a... Read more ...

Amazon Echo Sub & Smart Plug Leak Ahead Of Official Unveiling

Amazon Echo Sub & Smart Plug Leak Ahead Of Official Unveiling

In short: Two of Amazon's latest Alexa-enabled products have reportedly leaked out on its UK website. That includes the Amazon Echo Sub , and the Smart Plug. The Echo Sub is... Read more ...

Leaked OnePlus 6T image debunks triple-camera rumors

Leaked OnePlus 6T image debunks triple-camera rumors

A lot of people are eagerly awaiting the launch of the OnePlus 6T. The phone isn't expected to be more powerful than the wildly-successful OnePlus 6, but rumors have claimed... Read more ...

Google Home Mini Takes 20% Smart Speaker Market Share For Q2 2018

Google Home Mini Takes 20% Smart Speaker Market Share For Q2 2018

In short: According to the latest report from Strategy Analytics, Google Home Mini is the most popular smart speaker, and it has 20-percent market share currently. Coming in... Read more ...