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Author: 0 Apple releases iOS 11.0.3 update for iPhone and iPad

A spokesperson for Apple did not immediately respond to a request for comment. iPhone users have been warned of a new type of phishing scam that tricks you into giving away your Apple ID. "Even users who know a lot about technology have a hard time detecting that those alerts are phishing attacks". Krause said the best way to not be duped was by entering your login details via settings .

Industry OnePlus found to be collecting user data sans authorisation
Author: 0 OnePlus found to be collecting user data sans authorisation

Initially, the data transfer was thought to be limited to just OnePlus 2 , but now, it has come to light that all the OnePlus series phones perform this action in the background. The first stream is the usage analytics, which is collected by the company to upgrade the software based on user behavior. OnePlus recommended disabling this stream, if desired, by going to Settings - Advanced and toggling off the " Join user experience program " option.

Industry Super Mario Odyssey goes Broadway (Donkway?) in new live-action trailer
Author: 0 Super Mario Odyssey goes Broadway (Donkway?) in new live-action trailer

It's for the song 'Jump Up, Super Star!' that has already been released and has been in some of the trailers - an outrageously catchy tune. Mario has transformed into another dinosaur in the new trailer for Super Mario Odyssey . But also it's impossible to watch without falling into the existential question of what Mario is. In New Donk City everyone is just smiling and having a good time.

Industry Facebook down for several users including some users in Sri Lanka
Author: 0 Facebook down for several users including some users in Sri Lanka

The outage map on Down Detector's website shows that the issues are not limited to the U.S. Just after 11:00am EST, parts of the US, mostly the East and West Coasts, and Europe starting suffering Facebook outages. "We're working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible", a Facebook spokesperson said in a statement. The issue is a global one with people suffering social media downtime in South America, parts of Asia and Europe.

Industry Nissan made a DualShock-controlled vehicle to promote 'GT Sport'
Author: 0 Nissan made a DualShock-controlled vehicle to promote 'GT Sport'

Not only is Mardenborough a driver for Nissan Motorsport (and previously Impul, a Japanese racing team with deep ties to Nissan), Mardenborough's racing career began when he won the GT Academy competition, a Gran Turismo contest which takes the game's fastest players and put them into real-world racer development programs.

Industry Amazon targets teen shoppers with new account sharing feature
Author: 0 Amazon targets teen shoppers with new account sharing feature

On the other end of the spectrum, the move could be seen as an effort to indoctrinate teens and get them addicted to Amazon early, before they become loyal to a competitor. For Amazon , getting teens to shop now could turn them into customers for the rest of their lives, said Brendan Witcher, an e-commerce industry analyst at Forrester.

Industry New Amazon Kindle Oasis Is Larger, Waterproof And Can Play Audiobooks
Author: 0 New Amazon Kindle Oasis Is Larger, Waterproof And Can Play Audiobooks

The upgraded model has a slightly larger 7 inch display with an aluminum back. You'll get a battery life of "weeks, not hours" and there's a fast charging feature so you can get from dead to fully charged in two hours. The new Amazon Kindle Oasis starts at $249.99 (there's a standard 8GB model and another one with more storage (32GB) for audio books and cellular connectivity that costs $349.99).

Industry Samsung phone explodes in a man's pocket
Author: 0 Samsung phone explodes in a man's pocket

The latter may still have a rear fingerprint sensor because the South Korean tech giant won't be ready by the time of launch yet. The owners of the Samsung also presents a video in which he tries to say that for the gadget of the Samsung company people should use the battery of the original Samsung instead of the third party battery.

Author: 0 Microsoft has killed off Windows Phone

The Edge Android app will bring Favourites, New Tab, Reading Page and Reading View from the PC to the phone version. A market analyst said that it was evident sometime back that Microsoft will not be successful in the smartphone market.

Industry Nokia Shuts Down OZO VR Division, Cuts Workforce By 35%
Author: 0 Nokia Shuts Down OZO VR Division, Cuts Workforce By 35%

Going forward, Nokia will be focussing on licensing out its patents and digital healthcare, rather than virtual reality or smartphones. The move will lead to a loss of up to 310 jobs from the Nokia Technologies unit, which now employs roughly 1,090 people, with most of the eliminated positions in Finland , the USA and the United Kingdom.

Industry Apple Taking a Bite out of Amazing Stories
Author: 0 Apple Taking a Bite out of Amazing Stories

Even with ten episodes of Amazing Stories now in the works for approximately $5 million each, Apple Studios' remaining budget for the year is still well over $900 million. What is still unclear is how Apple will distribute the show to an audience. Back in in August, Apple announced that it was developing its own streaming platform to compete with the likes of Netflix and Amazon and was budgeting $1 billion for original content.

Industry Snapchat news update as popular messaging app gets new Context Cards feature
Author: 0 Snapchat news update as popular messaging app gets new Context Cards feature

Snapchat will also make it easier to book ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft - when you click on directions, for example, you'll be presented with an option to book a vehicle. Snap says it aims to always show you the most relevant information. Context Cards won't be limited to single Snaps either, as Snapchat is integrating them into Stories as well.

Industry Zuckerberg Slammed for Tone-Deaf Virtual-Reality Tour of Devastated Puerto Rico
Author: 0 Zuckerberg Slammed for Tone-Deaf Virtual-Reality Tour of Devastated Puerto Rico

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today that his company is working with the American Red Cross to target aid efforts in Puerto Rico using artificial intelligence and satellite imagery to identify areas to deliver aid. Both Zuckerberg and Franklin were criticismed by viewers for the insensitivity of their comments and the presentation as a whole was called "passerby touristic voyeurism" by users on social media.

Industry Hackers Unlock SNES Classic Console
Author: 0 Hackers Unlock SNES Classic Console

Like the NES Classic , hacks have provided a way to add those games to your system library. In that regard, load up an SNES Classic at your own risk. Don't remember Star Fox 2? According to the notes in his software update, which were published on code-sharing platform Github, about 75% of available retro games for Nintendo's original 1990s-era console are "working fine" on the Classic edition.

Author: 0 IPhone X stock to be extremely limited

As AppleInsider points out, having additional devices with Face ID could help Apple convince developers to build the feature into their apps. The TrueDepth camera system is what enables Apple's facial recognition feature to work. Shortages of the iPhone are nothing new but it's never spilled over to the first half of the next year. iPhone X buyers are going to either get very lucky to get one from the first batch or will have to wait until the start of 2018.

Industry Microsoft finally admits Windows Phone is dead
Author: 0 Microsoft finally admits Windows Phone is dead

Last summer, Microsoft cut thousands of jobs from its mobile division , and the last phone it produced in-house was 2015's Lumia XL . The company had launched its mobile operating system in 2000 and a Windows CE software for personal digital assistants, known as PDAs, in 1996.

Author: 0 Google Pixel 2 can activate Do Not Disturb mode automatically when driving

Welcome to the Sunday Giveaway, the place where we giveaway a new Android phone each and every Sunday! The Google Pixel 2 XL comes with 25% more RAM than the iPhone 8 Plus at 4GB versus 3GB. Now this is a good deal here with the Google Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL . If you let go of the button, Assistant stops listening. Tell us what you think about them in a comment.

Industry Koenigsegg smashes the race from 0-400km/h back to zero
Author: 0 Koenigsegg smashes the race from 0-400km/h back to zero

With good weather in southern Scandinavia on October 1, the team ended up using Vandel Airfield in Denmark. It has not even been a month since Bugatti announced its record of getting from 0-400km/h back to zero but in that tiny space of time Swedish hypercar manufacturer Koenigsegg has already smashed its record.

Industry Uber's app can secretly spy on your iPhone
Author: 0 Uber's app can secretly spy on your iPhone

But there are certain entitlements used only by Apple , giving the company's software tight integration with the iPhone . It appears that back in 2015 Apple viewed Uber as a "trusted developer" that deserved the special permissions.

Industry Steelers offense faces tough test in stout Jacksonville pass defense
Author: 0 Steelers offense faces tough test in stout Jacksonville pass defense

They now lead the league in sacks, with Campbell's five and a half leading the way. They would have an increased role on offense against the Steelers if Lee can't play. But in Week 2 the Titans were good for 390 yards, including 179 yards on the ground, and the Jets bettered those numbers on Sunday: 471 total yards and 256 rushing yards.

Industry Xbox One X hides a tiny Master Chief inside
Author: 0 Xbox One X hides a tiny Master Chief inside

According to Spanish tech YouTube channel Unocero (h/t Eurogamer ), the video team found a neat little illustration carved into the console's board of a little Master Chief riding a scorpion. Of course, this isn't the first time Microsoft has hidden the Chief inside its Xbox hardware. If you're really attached to the console's old codename, there's even a 1TB Project Scorpio edition of the Xbox One X available for preorder.

Industry Honor launches Holly 4 in India for Rs 11999
Author: 0 Honor launches Holly 4 in India for Rs 11999

The offers on Amazon will be available during its "Great Indian Sale" from 4 to 8 October and on Flipkart during the "Festive Dhamaka Days" sale from 5 to 8 October. Out of the box, the smartphone offers 32GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card. There is a 13MP rear-facing camera with LED flash and has PDAF, 28mm 5P lens and can record 1080p videos accompanied with 5MP front-facing camera .

Industry Republicans and the NRA open to banning bump stocks is encouraging
Author: 0 Republicans and the NRA open to banning bump stocks is encouraging

Bump-stock devices are added to semi-automatic weapons to allow them to function more like automatic weapons, firing at a much faster rate. The conversation on bump stocks started after it was revealed the shooter responsible for the Las Vegas attack used the modification device on 12 weapons.

Author: 0 Here's what's new in the new Google Pixel 2 Launcher

It has unlimited Google Photos storage even for 4K videos for three years upto 2020. With the Google Pixel 2 camera as of now having been given the quick overview by this association, it is to a great degree intriguing to take note of that the snapper scored an incomprehensibly wonderful 98.

Industry The ability to disturb Pixel 2 during driving
Author: 0 The ability to disturb Pixel 2 during driving

In Rick Osterloh's words "Our focus was online previous year". Orrin says : "Moving to the USB-C audio port with Pixel 2 allows us to provide a better audio and digital experience, as we move towards a bezel-less future". At the very least, these will be a slightly better way for Google users to better access the Assistant on the move, asking it to play music, make a call or get directions and so on.

Industry Lenovo unveils retro ThinkPad for 25th anniversary
Author: 0 Lenovo unveils retro ThinkPad for 25th anniversary

Lenovo has introduced the ThinkPad anniversary Edition laptop to celebrate the occasion of its 25th Anniversary of the ThinkPad line-up. Designed by Richard Sapper and engineered in the Yamato Labs in Japan, the original ThinkPad 700C was inspired by the traditional Japanese bento box.

Industry People Are Claiming Their iPhone 8 Plus Phones Are Splitting Apart
Author: 0 People Are Claiming Their iPhone 8 Plus Phones Are Splitting Apart

Apple is now investigating several reports of problems surrounding the charging of the iPhone 8 Plus. Anthony Wu, a user from Toronto, Canada , bought a new IPhone 8 Plus on Sunday, said it was out of box. Apple's battery-swelling issue is different from what happened with the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 , which would self-combust and explode. Jaffe suspects Apple's executives are "in crisis mode" over the potential damage that battery issues could lead to.