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Ofcom report reveals extent of the UK's mobile addiction

According to a report by Ofcom , which has been tracking Britain's love affair with smartphones since 2012, "total outgoing mobile call volumes dropped by 2.5 billion minutes previous year to 148.6 billion minutes", The Daily Telegraph reports. [Full Article...]

Sprint Adds Customers as It Pushes T-Mobile Merger

Sprint Adds Customers as It Pushes T-Mobile Merger A year ago postpaid phone churn was at 1.50 percent. Legere, in a call to discuss quarterly results with analysts, said the merger is critical to 5G plans and for increasing industry competition, adding that the pending deal "has been very well received."The Bellevue, Washington-based company said it added 686,000 wireless subscribers during the second quarter, compared with 786,000 added in the... [Full Article...]

Tablet sales tanked in Q2, but Huawei and Apple buck the trend

Tablet sales tanked in Q2, but Huawei and Apple buck the trend The report includes slates and detachables, such as Microsoft's Surface Book line. Despite barely making a dent in the USA, it's managed to build a strong presence in $600-plus phones in markets from Europe to Africa, which in turn allowed it to break Apple's and Samsung's years-long stranglehold on the global market. [Full Article...]

Musical.ly Is Going Away

Musical.ly Is Going Away In an update a year ago , Musical.ly tried to broaden the app's feature set to try to widen its appeal as a social-video platform; it also had struck content partnerships with Viacom, NBCUniversal and Hearst Magazines Digital Media to produce original short-form series for Musical.ly. [Full Article...]

BlackBerry Evolve, Evolve X launched in India

BlackBerry Evolve, Evolve X launched in India Therefore, the Evolve X should have plenty of power on tap when it comes to day-to-day usage. It is worth noting that while the Evolve has rounded edges, the Evolve X sports a rather sharper design. The BlackBerry Evolve X , on the contrary, has a 12MP+13MP dual camera setup at the rear with f/1.8 aperture and f/2.6 aperture, respectively. The devices support fingerprint sensor, which is capable ... [Full Article...]

AMD reveals a new APU with a bigger Vega GPU

AMD reveals a new APU with a bigger Vega GPU This new chip is first being served up to Zhongshan Subor, a Chinese electronics firm, to develop a new gaming PC and console for the Chinese market. AMD says Subor demonstrated this gaming PC at ChinaJoy , the country's largest gaming and digital entertainment expo. [Full Article...]

Google Maps location got a new update

Google Maps location got a new update It displays the same battery percentage on both phones when the location was last updated and there is no way to turn it off. "Google Maps is not just about navigating from point A to B. Like your location, your phone's power level is shown in real time, so they can see if the Global Positioning System is draining it rapidly. Now click on the "Get Started" button and then select the app through ... [Full Article...]

New WhatsApp game that may lead to death of your children

New WhatsApp game that may lead to death of your children Authorities in Buenos Aires, Argentina's capital, have linked the shocking suicide of a 12-year old girl to the game. As CrimeOnline previously reported, the "Momo" game appears to be targeting children and teens via the WhatsApp online messaging service, and is believed to issue threats meant to incite self-harm and/or suicide among its users. [Full Article...]

Fortnite Is Ditching the Google Play Store

Through this move, Epic will save on the 30 percent cut that Google demands for Play Store apps, as well as have a more direct relationship with its customers. Epic Games does not want to lose 30% of their Android revenue to Google, which is what'll happen if they choose to use Google Play as their distribution method. [Full Article...]

Galaxy Note9 is "1TB ready" according to video published by Samsung NZ

Galaxy Note9 is Naturally this is achieved by including microSD cards of up to 512GB, but the phone itself having a storage configuration of up to 512GB is notable as it's the first time a mainstream vendor will be offering such high capacities. Samsung is all set to launch its next Note series smartphone - Galaxy Note 9 on August 9. Unfortunately, the page has been removed now, but some report claims that ... [Full Article...]

Android P Could Release on the 20th of August

Android P Could Release on the 20th of August It typically launches its annual major Android update before the end of summer. In all honesty, there is nothing else that Google can really do with Android P other than officially release it and the predicted date falls very much in line with Google's own release schedule as well as the date on which Android Oreo was released past year. [Full Article...]

Reddit Suffers 'Serious' Security Breach

Reddit Suffers 'Serious' Security Breach Reddit breach - how did the hacker get into Reddit's systems? The company is also encouraging users to enable token-based two-factor authentication through Authy , Google's Authenticator , or a similar service. You'll also find your password has been reset if your stolen credentials might still be valid. Reddit users might believe they are relatively anonymous as they need to provide onl... [Full Article...]

Valve's card game, Artifact, releases on November 20th

While the likes of Hearthstone and Elder Scrolls Legends make their money by locking you down into buying card packs, Artifact will make use of the Steam marketplace. Ten booster packs will also be included, each containing 12 random cards, with each pack guaranteeing at least one rare. Attendees will be able to earn signed artwork, merchandise, and two keys for free copies of the game. [Full Article...]

WhatsApp All Set To Make Money From Business Messages

The WhatsApp Business API will allow businesses to respond to messages from users for free over an initial 24 hour period. The API can also plug into customer relationship management tools like Twilio and Zendesk. It continued: "We will bring more businesses onto WhatsApp over a period of time". While WhatsApp has a global reach of over 1.5 billion users, in the past if businesses wanted t... [Full Article...]

Parents now hiring Fortnite tutors for their kids

Parents now hiring Fortnite tutors for their kids It wouldn't be surprising, as Fortnite Battle Royale has already begun to invade the real world with cross-promotional materials. It's no secret that kids are under a lot of academic pressure these days, and private tuition is often seen by parents as a great way to increase their children's chances of success. [Full Article...]

Moto Z3, Motorola One, and Motorola One Power Launch Expected Today

Moto Z3, Motorola One, and Motorola One Power Launch Expected Today There's no word quite yet as to how much the 5G Moto Mod will cost, but once it's available, you'll be able to place it on the back of the Z3 and access Verizon's 5G network (assuming you live in a market that's covered by it). Motorola revealed its long-rumored 5G Moto Mod in tandem with the Moto Z3 . The phone is powered by an octa-core SoC clocked at 1.8GHz, possibly the Qualcomm Snapdra... [Full Article...]

Sony shipped more than 82 Million PS4s, Aims to overtake PS3 soon

Sony shipped more than 82 Million PS4s, Aims to overtake PS3 soon It previously projected that net profit would fall 2.2 percent to 480 billion yen. Gaming sales, which account for about a quarter of Sony's revenue, rose 36 per cent to 472 billion yen. Increasing smartphone competition means Sony "may need to cut the smartphone business outlook further or revise the current midterm business plan", Totoki said. [Full Article...]

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 multiplayer beta teases Blackout Royale

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 multiplayer beta teases Blackout Royale This iteration of the game is doing away with a traditional single-player mode, so there's a lot of pressure on the multiplayer offerings (one of which is a Battle Royale mode). As I alluded to, the Black Ops 4 multiplayer beta starts this week... but only for PlayStation 4 owners. A code will be displayed on the website and can be redeemed by following the instructions. [Full Article...]

Fortnite: Is the Guided Missile Back? What You Need to Know

Fortnite: Is the Guided Missile Back? What You Need to Know To partner with the Guided Missile , Epic have introduced " Fly Explosives " for a short period of time, which will see players doing exactly what it says on the tin. The new Fly Explosives LTM is a combination of the High Explosives LTM and the Limited Time Item Jetpack. - Floor Loot spawners will occasionally spawn Jetpacks. [Full Article...]

Google Clock App Lets You Wake Up to Spotify

Google Clock App Lets You Wake Up to Spotify Google is updating its Clock app so that you can connect your Spotify account and use your favourite playlists and songs as alarms. The integration will roll out globally over the next week, so make sure you have the latest version of both the Clock app and the Spotify app. [Full Article...]


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