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PlayStation 4 Pro CUH-7200 silently sneaks into some stores

In contrast to the fast turnover in the smartphone market and sometimes even in the PC market, gaming consoles are often sold for keeps, changing significantly only after 3 maybe even 6 years. And unless the changes are significant, new SKUs are rolled out without any fuss or fanfare, much less an announcement. That is […]

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Pokemon GO’s most dedicated player is a 70-year old granddad

When people think about addicted Pokemon GO players, at least those who even know what Pokemon GO is, they probably think about people walking like zombies who suddenly stand still for now apparent reason and start flicking their smartphone screens like crazy. That may be true for the average addicted Pokemon GO player but those […]

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Uni cans crypto-mining CPU raid by switching off whole IT network

A Canadian university took the drastic measure of shutting down its entire network after some of its computers were infected with cryptocurrency miner that overworked their processors.  St. Francis Xavier (StFX) University in Nova Scotia on Sunday revealed it was victim to a cryptocurrency mining attack that was so severe the university decided a campus-wide […]

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Samsung foldable phone specs: Big Android changes

The day of the foldable phone is almost upon us, and with Samsung’s Infinity Flex – and the mysterious smartphone that will use it sometime in 2019 – we have plenty of questions and a handful of answers. Key to the story is just what advantages a foldable phone will have over current devices, and […]

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T-Mobile offers $50/month prepaid unlimited plan, but only for a limited time

T-Mobile has launched a new $50/month unlimited prepaid plan. The new offering is through T-Mobile Prepaid, not Metro by T-Mobile, and it’ll only be available for a limited time. The plan gives customers unlimited data on T-Mobile’s 4G LTE network, as well as unlimited talk and text, but there are a few big restrictions. Unlimited […]

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Samsung can’t resist the notch – in fact it now has several

Samsung may have been one of the display notch hold-outs so far, but that won’t last, with new Infinity Display panels promising to further annoy those who can’t stand screen cut-outs. The fresh additions to the company’s AMOLED line-up were previewed at SDC 2018, Samsung’s annual developer event, today, expanding the existing Infinity Display brand […]

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Samsung One UI previews Galaxy S10 experience

Samsung has revealed its new interface for smartphones, One UI, focusing on making the experience clearer and more intuitive, not to mention easier to navigate with just one hand. Previewed at Samsung’s annual developer conference, SDC 2018, in San Francisco, CA today, Samsung One UI takes the familiar aesthetic of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy […]

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Facebook will only give users 10 minutes to unsend a message

Facebook users have anticipated a Messenger “unsend” feature for months, but the company still hasn’t provided one. The feature was promised very shortly after a report revealed that Facebook had removed some of Mark Zuckerberg’s messages from other users’ inboxes, an ability that’s not available to ordinary users. Though that’s about to change, the unsend […]

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How nbn is using data to help fix service issues before they happen

Legacy data warehouse architectures may have been designed for large amounts of data – but even massive warehouses would struggle to manage, much less analyse, the 20 to 30 terabytes of operational data that nbn™ Australia collects on a daily basis. That data – including network performance data, performance alerts, usage information, network alarms, and […]

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Samsung is betting big on AR at SDC

Its foldable phone, or at least its foldable phone UX, might make the big headlines this week, but that is hardly all that Samsung has planned. It’s probably going to take the backseat for a while, but Samsung’s augmented reality ambitions are just as big. At its Samsung Developers Conference, the Korean tech company has […]