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'In My Fillings': Dentist goes viral with Drake challenge

'In My Fillings': Dentist goes viral with Drake challenge The video on Constantine Dental's Facebook page has more than 174,000 comments, many from people willing to inflict some damage to their mouths and travel to SC to avail of Constantine's dentistry services. 'We like to do fun things at the office to keep the atmosphere light and to make patients smile'. "I need fillings! What was the question?", one commenter wrote. [Full Article...]

Amazon’s Posts Third Consecutive Quarter Of Billion-Plus Profits

Amazon’s Posts Third Consecutive Quarter Of Billion-Plus Profits Driving much of that profit is the fast growth of the Amazon Web Services cloud-computing group, the company's advertising division, and Marketplace, as Amazon calls its venue for other companies that sell their own wares on Amazon websites. [Full Article...]

Fortnite for Android could be temporarily exclusive to the Galaxy Note9

Fortnite for Android could be temporarily exclusive to the Galaxy Note9 The Type-C port on the upcoming Galaxy Note 9 is going to be utilizing the DisplayPort interface, meaning that you will easily be able to hook up the device to an external monitor if you want to extend the phone's screen real estate. There's also word that Samsung is trying to talk to Tyler "Ninja" Blevins to possibly be at the device's launch party to hawk Fortnite , since he's one of the best... [Full Article...]

Scenes of destruction and salvation in path of raging Cranston fire

Firefighters from the City of San Luis Obispo are among those heading to Riverside County to help firefighters there battling the fast-growing Cranston Fire . The San Bernardino National Forest had clouds that reached up to 50,000 feet, creating its own lightning storm as a result. As of July 25, wildfires had burned through 3.94 million acres (1.59 million hectares) this year, above the 10-yea... [Full Article...]

Nikon Officially Announces Development of Mirrorless Camera System and New Lens Mount

Nikon Officially Announces Development of Mirrorless Camera System and New Lens Mount The new full frame mirrorless system will be built around a brand new lens mount that "explores a new level of optical performance", but existing Nikon DSLR lenses will also be compatible with the camera using a specially designed F-mount adapter. [Full Article...]

Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan unveiled

Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan unveiled Mercedes-Benz has confirmed that the A-Class Sedan shares its 2 729 mm wheelbase with its hatchback sibling, but measures 4 549 mm long, 1 796 mm wide and 1 446 mm high. Under the skin there's a McPherson front suspension system, while the rear varies dependent on model. The engine is mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission and sees the A-Class reach a top speed of 130 miles per hour. [Full Article...]

Intel Core i9-9900K and i7-9700K to feature soldered IHS

Intel Core i9-9900K and i7-9700K to feature soldered IHS Videocardz turfed up some pretty comprehensive information on the new range of Core CPUs from the 9th-gen, including core counts, thread counts, clock speeds across varied numbers of activated cores and thermal design profiles (TDP). Remember, the rumours point to the top-end Core i9-9900K that can run at 5.0GHz boost on up to two cores, only reducing to 4.6GHz on all eight physical cores. [Full Article...]

Samsung Unveils 'Unbreakable' OLED Display Panel, Certified by Underwriters Laboratories

Samsung Unveils 'Unbreakable' OLED Display Panel, Certified by Underwriters Laboratories The panel has been developed using an unbreakable substrate attached to a fortified plastic window instead of actual glass. These panels could be integrated into the Galaxy Note 9 set to launch next month, and also the iPhones expected in fall. [Full Article...]

Qualcomm delivers 5G mmWave and sub-6 GHz RF modules to industry

Qualcomm delivers 5G mmWave and sub-6 GHz RF modules to industry Qualcomm claims that such handsets will be available for launch as early as the first half of 2019. According to Qualcomm, the new antenna modules can tap into the sub-6GHz RF bands and the 5G new radio millimetre wave (mmWave) spectrum. They support up to 800 MHz of bandwidth in the 26.5-29.5 GHz (n257), as well as the entire 27.5-28.35 GHz (n261) and 37-40 GHz (n260) mmWave bands. Mm range is ... [Full Article...]

CONFIRMED: April the giraffe is pregnant - again

CONFIRMED: April the giraffe is pregnant - again Baby No. 5 will arrive in spring 2019, her upstate NY zoo says. It seems April the giraffe has another bun in the oven. Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York, made the happy announcement live on the Today Show Wednesday morning, ending weeks of speculation. [Full Article...]

Facebook creates satellites for Internet distribution worldwide

Facebook creates satellites for Internet distribution worldwide This first satellite seems more of a trial than anything else, as internet from low-Earth orbit would necessitate a bevy of satellites (a la Starlink) for real coverage. Two other companies are also competing for the same. Hence, experts suggest that the better option is to use a constellation of small satellites which are placed in the lower orbit of Earth and would provide better speed. [Full Article...]

New Resident Evil 2 Remake Details And Collector’s Edition Announced

New Resident Evil 2 Remake Details And Collector’s Edition Announced According to atliermatangi's tweets, Capcom said it wanted to do the project for a long time, but only started getting serious around three years ago, right around the time a fan project dubbed " Resident Evil 2 Reborn" was picking up steam. [Full Article...]

Steam's upgraded chat client is now available to everyone

Steam's upgraded chat client is now available to everyone Following last month's news that Valve was finally updating its aging chat system, the client has now moved out of the beta testing phase and is available to everyone . But the updates to Steam Chats don't stop with group chats. The overhaul brings an improved, more flexible friends list that lets you keep your favorite friends, groups, and chats right at the top, making them easier to access... [Full Article...]

Chrome 68 to Flag Potentially Insecure Websites

Chrome 68 to Flag Potentially Insecure Websites Now, instead of showing a secure badge for HTTPS sites, it would display nothing; and it would display a "not secure" badge for HTTP sites. Until there's an attack on the site, of course. For the most part, the warning is meant for developers of the sites to adopt HTTPS protocols - which adds encryption between the user and the website they're visiting - and is not a notification that a user... [Full Article...]

Are iPhone Download Speeds Actually Slower Than Android?

Are iPhone Download Speeds Actually Slower Than Android? The company's previous X16 LTE modem, which made its debut more than two years ago, was shown to be outperforming the Intel XMM 7480 in both download speeds and weak signal solutions. The Ookla data suggests that the Verizon iPhone X is the fastest and the Sprint iPhone X is the slowest. That is to say that people must be paying around $850 (£850) for a used iPhone X, meaning that's more tha... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom launches fixed and wireless network connectivity strategy

United Kingdom launches fixed and wireless network connectivity strategy In a review of future telecom infrastructure, it also said a priority would be to connect hard-to-reach rural areas with high-speed internet connections. The report outlines the opportunities for existing and new players in the 5G market and reiterates the pledge to ensure plenty of spectrum is available for 5G. [Full Article...]

Apple Apologizes for MacBook Pro Thermal Throttling, Releases Software Fix [u]

Apple Apologizes for MacBook Pro Thermal Throttling, Releases Software Fix [u] We apologize to any customer who has experienced less than optimal performance on their new systems. The Core i9 in that model is created to run at a base clock frequency of 2.9GHz, with a 4.9GHz maximum using Intel's Turbo Boost technology. [Full Article...]

Samsung's Dumb iPhone Video Hits Apple Where It Really Hurts

Samsung's Dumb iPhone Video Hits Apple Where It Really Hurts A report a year ago claimed that Samsung had finally developed its first in-house GPU for mobile devices. Analyst Jon Peddie says that Samsung's GPU could "put it on par with Apple ". A new report claims that Samsung's first GPU will offer exceptional performance. That's when Samsung's Unpacked event is expected to unveil the Galaxy Note 9 and the Galaxy Watch, with pre-orders allegedly kic... [Full Article...]

Google made its employees impervious to phishing using USB security keys

Google made its employees impervious to phishing using USB security keys In brief: We know that multi-factor authentication is an excellent way of protecting yourself from phishing attacks, and its most effective form is security keys. In both Firefox and Quantum (the newer, faster version of Firefox), U2F is not enabled by default. Trying to hack someone with this security setup isn't easy, but it can still be done. [Full Article...]

Nintendo of America is suing notorious console ROM websites

Nintendo of America is suing notorious console ROM websites LoveRETRO and LoveROMs are under legal pressure to remove all Nintendo titles from its servers and pay statutory damages of around $150,000 per Nintendo title along with $2,000,000 for each trademark infringement. More specifically, the target of the suit is Jacob Mathias and Mathias Designs LLC, the alleged owner of both sites. According to the company, the sites collectively bring in more th... [Full Article...]


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