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Is privacy the new customer experience grail?

Is privacy the new customer experience grail?

1 hour ago   |   Tech Radar

When interacting with businesses, most customers expect nothing less than a great experience. They want a personal touch, without having to repeat themselves. They want their...
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Amazon joins forces with Getty Images to improve Alexa's 'visual style'

Amazon joins forces with Getty Images to improve Alexa's 'visual style'

4 hours ago   |   Phone Arena

Originally released way back in 2014, Alexa is starting to lose precious ground in the battle for AI supremacy against its young and ambitious Google Assistant challenger. But...
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Industry bodies support FTC's motion to require Qualcomm to license SEPs to rival chipset makers

5 hours ago   |   FOSS Patents

It's a busy September on the FRAND front... As I reported on the first of the month, the Federal Trade Commission brought a motion for partial summary judgment that may open up...
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Apple's watchOS 5 Arrives With New Fitness, Communication Features

Apple's watchOS 5 Arrives With New Fitness, Communication Features

18 hours ago   |   App Advice   |   2 articles

Right along with iOS 12, Apple has just released watchOS 5 for Apple Watch to the general public. It's available for all Apple Watch models except the original Series 0 that...
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Australian study: Loot boxes are more like gambling than baseball cards

Australian study: Loot boxes are more like gambling than baseball cards

19 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

In June, the Australian Parliament's Environment and Communications References Committee began researching video game loot boxes. Just two-and-a-half months later, the group...
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America's Biggest Wireless Union Pushes Against T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

23 hours ago   |   Android Headlines

In short: America's largest wireless union, Communications Workers America, is pushing against T-Mobile and Sprint's proposed merger, having asked competent Attorneys General...
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Apple Launches watchOS 5 With Walkie-Talkie, Apple Podcasts, Siri Shortcuts, New Watch Faces, Raise to Speak and More

1 day ago   |   Mac Rumors   |   12 articles

Apple today released watchOS 5, the newest version of the operating system designed to run on the Apple Watch. Today's software update follows several months of beta testing...
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How to troubleshoot Walkie-Talkie in watchOS 5

How to troubleshoot Walkie-Talkie in watchOS 5

1 day ago   |   iMore   |   12 articles

Like any software, issues do sometimes come up. With watchOS 5 , Apple is introducing a number of new features and improvements, including the Walkie-Talkie app, which lets you...
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Ajit Pai calls California's net neutrality rules “illegal”

Ajit Pai calls California's net neutrality rules “illegal”

1 day ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai with his oversized coffee mug in November 2017. California's attempt to enforce net neutrality rules is "illegal" and "poses a risk to the rest...
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OnePlus to expand its product portfolio in 2019 with the OnePlus TV

1 day ago   |   Phandroid   |   6 articles

While we're all eagerly awaiting the launch of the OnePlus 6T, the company has announced that its next big bet isn't even a smartphone. Pete Lau, co-founder of OnePlus, has...
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IPhone XS and XS Max Unboxing Videos Begin Appearing Online

IPhone XS and XS Max Unboxing Videos Begin Appearing Online

Now that we're just three days away from the launch of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, Apple has given the green light for publications and YouTubers to publish full reviews... Read more ...

Samsung taps Fortnite celebrity streamer Ninja for Galaxy squad contest

Samsung taps Fortnite celebrity streamer Ninja for Galaxy squad contest

Samsung has just announced a new contest aimed at Fortnite fans who are using its products, namely the Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy Tab S4. If you're a hardcore Fortnite player... Read more ...

Fire 7 tablet is just $35 at Amazon for a 33% discount

Fire 7 tablet is just $35 at Amazon for a 33% discount

Normally priced at $44.99, Amazon is taking $15 off of the Fire 7 tablet for its Prime members. That works out to $34.99 for a tasty 33% discount. The tablet carries a 7-inch... Read more ...

IPhone XS will boost eSIM shipments to 420m by 2022

IPhone XS will boost eSIM shipments to 420m by 2022

It is predicted the inclusion of eSIM technology in the recently-launched iPhone XS , XS Max and XR will catalyse the market and lead to 420 million shipments by 2022. eSIMs... Read more ...

Amazon's Alexa Gadgets Toolkit beta brings voice control to singing fish toys

Amazon's Alexa Gadgets Toolkit beta brings voice control to singing fish toys

Ever heard of Alexa Gadgets? They're Bluetooth devices that “enhance” voice interactions with compatible Amazon Echo devices (think connected lightbulbs synced to a killer... Read more ...

The trailer for Captain Marvel is finally here, and it's spectacular

The trailer for Captain Marvel is finally here, and it's spectacular

Marvel Studios just released the first trailer for its highly anticipated Captain Marvel movie, and it has enough glorious action and hints of the superhero's mysterious... Read more ...

9to5Toys Lunch Break: LG 5K UltraFine Display $650, iTunes Movies from $5...

9to5Toys Lunch Break: LG 5K UltraFine Display $650, iTunes Movies from $5, Elevation Lab iPhone Dock $36, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter , RSS Feed , Facebook , Google+ and Safari... Read more ...

BlueStacks 4 introduces faster emulator to play high-end mobile games on a PC

BlueStacks 4 introduces faster emulator to play high-end mobile games on a PC

​BlueStacks has launched a new version of its mobile gaming platform, which uses virtualization technology that lets you play Android mobile apps on a PC. BlueStacks 4 is eight... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy J6+ And Galaxy J4+ Appear Online Ahead Of Launch

Samsung Galaxy J6+ And Galaxy J4+ Appear Online Ahead Of Launch

We have been hearing lots of rumors about the new Samsung Galaxy J6+ and Samsung Galaxy J4+ and now both handsets have been spotted online ahead of the official launch. The... Read more ...

Samsung's foldable Galaxy F will not include Gorilla Glass protection

Samsung's foldable Galaxy F will not include Gorilla Glass protection

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 with Gorilla Glass 5 Samsung's plans to release a foldable phone in early 2019 are certainly no secret, but according to a new report, the smartphone's... Read more ...