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IPhone Users Can Now Transfer Cash via Text Messages

Apple on Tuesday launched Apple Pay Cash , one of the simplest digital payment methods, in the USA market and this can be used by iPhone , iPad ad Apple Watch users. If you are receiving cash, it is stored in an Apple Pay Cash card in the Wallet app. What is Apple pay Cash? And since there's no Touch ID, much less Face ID, you'll have to key in your passcode the old-fashioned way. Read More

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Fortnite Battle Royale: Epic Games Sues 14-Year Old Due to Cheating

Fortnite Battle Royale: Epic Games Sues 14-Year Old Due to Cheating

Epic , which has banned cheaters only to see them develop more robust workarounds, has responded by suing both distributors of the software and, now it seems, at least one user of it. "Referencing State of Delaware House Bill No. 64 it is illegal to release under age individuals' personal information by any agencies". Epic Games has also added new Vindertech weapons to the game. Read More

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Prison sentence more than doubled for Oscar Pistorious

Prison sentence more than doubled for Oscar Pistorious

Pistorius claimed he thought Steenkamp was an intruder. September 15: Prosecutors say they will petition the Supreme Court of Appeal for a tougher sentence for Pistorius, having described the six-year term as " shockingly lenient ". "And he never offered an acceptable explanation for having done so". March 3, 2014: The trial opens in Pretoria before crowds of journalists from around the world, with the testimony of a neighbour who tells the court she heard "terrible screams" from a woman. Read More

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Pakistan summons army after violent protests

Pakistan summons army after violent protests

The protesters have surrounded leadership and stopping police and Rangers. About 100 protesters were arrested Saturday, said Fakhar Sultan, a police officer in Rawalpindi city. Liaquat Kazmi, 30, was standing outside his home near the Faizabad interchange, where the protest is centred, when he was manhandled and beaten by police as the crackdown got under way. Read More

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Google's Pixels now offer more accurate battery estimates

Google's Pixels now offer more accurate battery estimates

So, if you are a Pixel or Pixel 2 user, in all likelihood your phone already has the feature. The first Pixel smartphones "Made by Google" have received some new features with the latest Pixel Launcher update. Until now smartphone battery estimators presumed that a certain set of usage trend will continue throughout the day. Google has begun to harness a type of machine learning technology to provide more accurate battery life estimates on its Pixel smartphones. Read More

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The iPhone SE sequel tipped to launch in Q1 next year

The iPhone SE sequel tipped to launch in Q1 next year

It is an exciting time for Apple fans as we are expected to see three new iPhone X variants and a new SE next year. Though it looks like a relic next to the X, it might not be the last LCD iPhone that Apple ever releases. Other specs include 2GB of RAM with 32GB / 128GB of internal storage, and a slightly larger 1700mAh battery. The iPhone SE 2 is believed to feature the Touch ID sensor that was launched with the iPhone 6S. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy A5 Spotted On Samsung's Website

Samsung Galaxy A5 Spotted On Samsung's Website

But, it is confirmed that the Galaxy A5 (2018) will have an e-label for its FCC-mandated disclaimers, avoiding icons on the back of the phone. The image shows that the handset sports the extended 18:9 aspect ratio display, previously seen only with flagship smartphone Galaxy S8 and flagship phablet Note 8. Read More

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OnePlus 5T to skip wireless charging, CEO Pete Lau confirms

OnePlus 5T to skip wireless charging, CEO Pete Lau confirms

A supposedly leaked image has also been doing the rounds on the internet, which shows the body of the Oppo R11s with the branding of the back featuring the OnePlus logo. It'll be interesting if the OnePlus 5T will cost the same as the OnePlus 5 though - we imagine the 5 will receive a price cut if that's the case. As pointed out by XDA , having wireless charging could benefit a lot of users by allowing them to have short but frequent intermittent charging all throughout the day. Read More

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IPad Pro to ship with Face ID in 2018

Would you prefer an edge-to-edge iPad with Face ID? Will it also change to a glass back to allow for wireless charging? Apps that already support Touch ID will automatically support Face ID. One key iPhone X enhancement that is unlikely to make its way to iPads next year is an OLED - or organic light-emitting diode - screen, according to people familiar with Apple's supply chain. Read More

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Objectives of note ban have not been met

Objectives of note ban have not been met

Congress party along with a few other opposition parties have made a decision to observe 8 Nov as the black day in India. "Demonetisation has proved too be mere bluster to reap political dividends while the real offenders have escaped. "And today, there isn't an worldwide agency which does not eulogise the kind and quality of the structural reforms Indian is making". He also alleged that the fact that nearly 99% of the demonetized currency came back into the banking systems has punctured the ... Read More

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Subscribers Receive Fake Suspension Notifications

Subscribers Receive Fake Suspension Notifications

A hacker purporting to be Netflix is attempting to steal information from the subscription service's more than 100 million customers via an email scam . Mailguard , a company that protects businesses against scammers and phishers took a screenshot of the email scam . So if you see this in the first line of an email that looks real, it's a pretty safe bet that it actually isn't, and you can just immediately delete. Read More

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StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty going free-to-play; Details

StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty going free-to-play; Details

Even if we don't get these free games, Blizzard has lowered the barrier of entry for Starcraft 2, and we might soon see new faces in real-time strategy e-sports competitions that feature the game. Just be sure to log in sometime between November 8 and December 8 to claim it. Nonetheless, if you end up enjoying Wings of Liberty so much that you'll end up craving the other content options, Blizzard will sell you any one of the three individual expansions ( Heart of the Swarm, Legacy of ... Read More

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IPhone, iPad, Mac sales back on the rise

IPhone, iPad, Mac sales back on the rise

During the September quarter previous year, Apple sold 45.5 million iPhones. This quarter's earnings will give a glimpse into the first few weeks of sales for the iPhone 8, one of Apple's newest devices. Q1 revenue guidance: $84.9 billion expected by Thomson Reuters. The company also did not say whether it had concerns about building enough iPhone X units to satisfy demand; many analysts have said they've already factored likely delays that could stretch well into 2018 into their ... Read More

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Sprint stocks tank as T-Mobile merger talks fizzle

As reported by Nikkei , citing a source familiar with the situation, Deutsche Telekom - which owns a 66 per cent majority of T-Mobile US - had insisted on owning a controlling stake in the merged company. Sprint shares sank as much as 13 percent in NY trading, while T-Mobile fell as much as 5.9 percent. Without the merger, the industry could return to the intense price wars that have put pressure on profits for all four major carriers - to the delight of consumers, who have gotten heavy ... Read More

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