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Apple releases iOS 12.1.1, allowing users to flip the FaceTime camera with a single tap

Apple disseminated iOS 12.1.1 today for the iPhone and iPad, and installing it will make it easier for those using FaceTime to switch from the back camera to the front camera. Before the update today, users would have to open a hidden menu (blocking out the screen), tap on the camera switch icon, and close the menu. Consider that on iOS 11, flipping the camera on FaceTime required a single tap.

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 21:29

Essential buys email company Cloud Magic for an undisclosed price

According to a report published on Friday (via TechCrunch), Essential has made an acquisition. For an undisclosed sum the company founded by Andy Rubin, the "father" of Android, has purchased Cloud Magic. The latter is the company that developed the now defunct Newton Mail app. The company shut down the premium email app in September, leaving 40,000 paid subscribers hanging.

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Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 23:35

The Screen Unlock in-display fingerprint scanner on the OnePlus 6T gets faster over time

A post on the official OnePlus Forums site (via Android Police) from one of the company's copywriters bring us some new information about Screen Unlock, the in-display fingerprint scanner found on the OnePlus 6T. With Screen Unlock, you can open your phone in as fast as .34 of a second.

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Sunday, December 9, 2018 - 18:19

Engadget giveaway: Win a Vector smart robot courtesy of Anki!

The Anki Vector is more than a high-tech toy, it's a little AI wonderbot with facial recognition, smart speaker tech and an array of sensors packed into a remarkably lifelike package. This robot should be fun to interact with by asking questions, pla...

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 11:00

OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T get their first Android Pie-based open beta builds

OnePlus was one of the first companies to roll out a stable Android Pie update for a non-Pixel device back in September (yes, even before Nokias started getting the fresh goodie packs), but last year’s OnePlus 5 and 5T are still stuck with their Oreo builds.
Probably not for long, though, as the first international Open Beta software based on Android 9.0 is now available for both the OnePlus 5T and OnePlus

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 02:53

Disney+ series 'The Mandalorian' adds Carl Weathers and Werner Herzog

The slow-drip of information about Disney's live-action Star Wars streaming series continues, and now we know who has been cast in The Mandalorian. The series is written and executive produced by Jon Favreau and will rotate through a list of notable...

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 22:40

Canada arrests Huawei CFO for violating Iran sanctions (updated)

Huawei's ongoing US troubles just got much worse. Canadian law enforcement has confirmed to the Globe and Mail that it arrested Huawei CFO Wanzhou Meng at the request of the US over claims she violated sanctions against Iran. Most details are under w...

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 17:59

Conserve Your Mac's Battery Power With This Keyboard Setting

Whenever I fly, I always end up dialing the brightness down on my laptop to its lowest possible setting. In some cases, I’m straining my eyes to be able to see what’s on the screen, but it’s worth it for the precious few extra minutes of battery life I might get while I’m in the air and away from power.Read more...

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Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 13:12

Try Robert Mueller's Party Hack at Your Next Gathering

We’ve all been there: You threw an amazing party—maybe a housewarming, maybe a holiday get-together—but now it’s 1, 2 a.m., and your guests just. Won’t. Leave. It’s not your fault you’re just that good at throwing parties, but you’d also like to clean up and head to bed sometime soon. What is one to do?Read more...

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 11:00

Samsung's lightweight Notebook 9 Pen is aimed at creators

Last year at CES 2018, Samsung unveiled the Note 9 Pen, a lightweight 13.3-inch convertible aimed at artists and anyone else who needed decent power with as little weight as possible. The model is back again in a big way, with an all-new design and f...

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 21:00

Apple's 2018 9.7-inch iPad goes down to a new all-time low price of $229

A $250 sixth-generation iPad already felt like a pretty great deal, at a cool $80 discount, but if you pulled the trigger on one of the many occasions Apple’s latest 9.7-incher fetched that price recently... prepare to eat your heart out.
That’s because the most patient bargain hunters out there can get the early 2018-released Apple iPad for as little as $229 right now on Amazon.

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 02:53

Dell's XPS 13 is its first laptop with Dolby Vision

As it does nearly every CES, Dell has unveiled its latest, revamped XPS 13 laptops. Last year's models were already solid, but there are a few welcome changes. The webcam has been redesigned and is now on the top again, so you'll no longer look l...

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 13:00

Poll results: turns out a hole-in-the-display is not that bad...

Yesterday, Samsung launched the Galaxy A8s in China. A phone, which very likely gives us hints of what's to come with the next flagship — the Galaxy S10. And what's that? Well, the lack of a headphone jack is one thing... and a hole in the display is another. See, Samsung is not going the "notch way".

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 10:34

Ever Wondered How Those Computer-Controlled Christmas Light Displays Work?

Depending on where you live, you've likely seen a house with crazy flashing Christmas lights that change color and dance to music. Almost every neighborhood or town has "that one house" that goes all out for the holidays each year.

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 05:23

FCC Chairman: a 'half-million' net neutrality comments came from Russian email addresses

It's no secret that the Federal Communication Commission's (FCC) vote to kill off net neutrality was a divisive one, and no matter which side of the matter you find yourself on, the circumstances surrounding the vote were unusual, to say the least.

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 18:24

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