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During 2017, Apple also introduced other changes, including improved developer tools and new ways for third-party apps to make money. Android devices have outstripped iPhones as regards to market share. The noteworthy aspect of this development is how the startup was meant to make the work of developers much easier via testing and improvements. Dennis Pilarinos and Christopher Stott founded the startup in 2015.
  • All Mac, iOS devices affected by chip bugs but safe now: Apple

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    Apple simply distributed another help archive clarifying that iOS and macOS could be assaulted by the newfound (and exceptionally risky) Meltdown and Specter misuses. In a blog post , the firm said its Project Zero security team had already fixed the bug after it discovered the CPU vulnerability past year. Rival Tencent Holdings said it was in contact with Intel regarding possible fixes but wasn't aware of any attempted attacks so far, according to Bloomberg.
  • Instagram Might Soon Let You Cross-Post Stories to WhatsApp

    Instagram Might Soon Let You Cross-Post Stories to WhatsApp

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    The reader who tipped us off on it is based in Brazil, where a local blog has also been reporting several sightings in the wild, one of which (on Android) is pictured above, with the Instagram Story on the left, and the WhatsApp Status cross-posted on the right.
  • 2005's Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Patched Again

    2005's Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Patched Again

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    Given that the account that posted the patch notes in Steam had the username Disney, it seems like there's at least some team internally that continues to work on games, even if only to maintain them. However, that update changed nothing as far as gameplay is concerned. Since then it faded away as the new generation of consoles took over since then many fans have still praised it as the best star wars title to have ever released.
  • LG's 2018 ThinQ smart TVs have Google Assistant on board

    LG's 2018 ThinQ smart TVs have Google Assistant on board

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    LG will unveil its 2018 range of OLED and Super UHD TVs at CES 2018 next week and has announced prior that they will be enhanced by the company's smart artificial intelligence technology, becoming part of its all-new ThinQ range. This TV lineup from LG will provide the users with voice-activated control and connectivity options. With Google Assistant in an LG TV, you'll be able to use the Assistant like you would through a Google Home.
  • How cryptocurrency can be used in Facebook: Zuckerberg's challenge for 2018

    How cryptocurrency can be used in Facebook: Zuckerberg's challenge for 2018

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    Zuckerberg writes: " My personal challenge for 2018 is to focus on fixing these important issues ". But this year, the 33-year-old says he's focusing on self-improvement - by fixing the problems confronting the company he co-founded. It was a serious year, and I wore a tie every day as a reminder. "Today feels a lot like that first year". For instance, in past years he has promised to run every day, start a book club, and, most memorably, to only eat meat that he killed with his own hands.
  • Amazon set to bid for Premier League streaming rights

    Amazon set to bid for Premier League streaming rights

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    However, with Sky and BT paying a combined £5.14 billion ($6.96 billion) for 168 live matches back in 2015, Amazon will likely need to spend big to acquire what it's after. The Amazon stock price edged above $1,215 during the session. No broadcaster can obtain the rights to more than 148 games per season. Some observers are sceptical about the likelihood of a bid for Premier League football, however.
  • Taco Bell adding $1 'nacho fries' to its menu

    Taco Bell adding $1 'nacho fries' to its menu

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    Taco Bell says they'll only be available for a limited time, but if they're a hit, there's a strong chance they'll stick around for good. The chain will also offer "Supreme fries", which come with an assortment of nacho toppings like ground beef, pico de gallo, nacho cheese, sour cream, and optional garnishes, like guacamole, bacon, and jalapeño peppers.
  • OnePlus 5T Sandstone White variant launched with 8GB RAM

    OnePlus 5T Sandstone White variant launched with 8GB RAM

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    OnePlus says that it took 100 prototypes to flawless the new OnePlus 5T Sandstone White edition. Unlike the Midnight Black colour variant of the 5T, the Sandstone colour variant only comes with 8 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage. Lastly, a UV layer refines the texture, as well as ensure that it remains hard and durable. The only difference in looks is that the White Sandstone version ditches the Darth Vader logo at the back.
  • New Teaser Suggests Sandstone OnePlus 5T Coming On Jan. 5

    New Teaser Suggests Sandstone OnePlus 5T Coming On Jan. 5

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    The video was meant to build hype for upcoming Sandstone finish OnePlus 5T with people describing the product as "smooth", "textured", "sand", "stone", and even something as clear as original OnePlus One Sandstone. Also, the standard Sandstone White variant doesn't have a Red colour alert slider. Next, our team sandblasted the phone with a mixture of natural minerals and white oil paint to give this limited edition device the white visual effect and sandstone feel.
  • Instagram Stories for WhatsApp to debut this year

    Instagram Stories for WhatsApp to debut this year

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    A Facebook spokesperson has already confirmed the ongoing testing to the tech news outlet. "New Year's Eve was WhatsApp's biggest messaging day ever, closing out a successful year for the company that included the introduction of several new features".
  • Samsung 'Galaxy Tab A 7.0' launched in India

    Samsung 'Galaxy Tab A 7.0' launched in India

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    And now, if the reports are to be believed, the foldable displays will also incorporate pressure sensitive technology, which means big news for the competition. Additionally, the smartphones have a 16-megapixel camera sensor on the back with an f/1.7 lens. Battery life could be a real problem for smartwatches.
  • Apple's lower battery replacement prices could hurt iPhone sales, analyst says

    Apple's lower battery replacement prices could hurt iPhone sales, analyst says

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    The slow down allows the devices to carry out tasks without unexpectedly shutting down. The update targeted shutdowns occurring on the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, and iPhone SE. Apple will replace your iPhone battery even if it passes the diagnostics threshold of 80 percent of its original capacity. The discounted replacement price was part of Apple's apology to customers for not being upfront about an iOS power management feature that kicks in on devices with ...