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Electronics Apple Will Replace Faulty MacBook Keyboards Free of Charge
Author: 0 Apple Will Replace Faulty MacBook Keyboards Free of Charge

In a post made on its Support section today, Apple admitted issues with its MacBook and MacBook Pro keyboards that users have reported for years. The larger keys had less travel, and responded to light taps thanks to each key's fragile "butterfly switches". The models affected will be covered for four years from time of purchase.

Electronics Epic Games is finally addressing Fortnite’s repetitive late game ‘just build’ strategy
Author: 0 Epic Games is finally addressing Fortnite’s repetitive late game ‘just build’ strategy

The crux of the changes will enable players to counter others in combat - especially in late-game scenarios which tend to be dominated by excessive building and powerful shotguns. "You should be able to find Victory Royales through multiple strategies", wrote Epic. One attractive feature is that Microsoft News comes with a light and dark theme, which can be changed depending on the comfort level of the reader.

Electronics Instagram competes with YouTube, launches long video format
Author: 0 Instagram competes with YouTube, launches long video format

Instagram , which is owned by Facebook, has just introduced a brand new initiative for "vertical format video", which means it'll be presented in portrait mode rather than landscape, called IGTV . As for now IGTV is ad-free, but companies are sure to make use of this new streaming platform for targeted ads pretty soon. Once you're viewing it (in either form) you'll be able to watch videos that are up to an hour.

Electronics Supreme Court Cell Phone Decision Is a Victory for Reality
Author: 0 Supreme Court Cell Phone Decision Is a Victory for Reality

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and other media organizations also linked the Fourth Amendment to the First Amendment and freedom of the press in a separate court filing , explaining that warrantless searches of cell phone location data could result in the surveillance of journalists' activity and reveal their sources.

Electronics Proposed EU law could threaten the internet -- and memes, experts say
Author: 0 Proposed EU law could threaten the internet -- and memes, experts say

And Europe's tough new digital privacy regulations kicked in last month. As we've been discussing over the past few weeks, the EU Parliaments Legal Affairs Committee is about to vote on the EU Copyright Directive, that has some truly terrible provisions in it - including Article 11's link tax and Article 13's mandatory filters .

Electronics Apple Wanted to Launch iPhone X Without Lightning Connector
Author: 0 Apple Wanted to Launch iPhone X Without Lightning Connector

The device would need not to overheat, as well as to manage power output to more than one device as well. Given that this is Apple that we are talking about, we expect the AirPower to ship with features and functionality that go way above and beyond simply being a wireless charging pad that can handle multiple devices at any given time, although it's rumored to cost around $199, which is pretty high for something to charger devices.

Electronics Supreme Court rules that states can collect sales tax from online retailers
Author: 0 Supreme Court rules that states can collect sales tax from online retailers

For decades, these sales tax laws were only applicable on purchases that were made from retailers who had a physical presence within that state. Online shopping is likely to get more expensive in America soon. South Dakota, the subject of Thursday's Supreme Court ruling, passed a law requiring sellers to collect a 4.5 percent sales tax if they had more than $100,000 in annual sales or more than 200 transactions.

Author: 0 Steam Summer Sale Starts Today, Expect Crazy Discounts On Popular Games

The Steam Summer Sale for 2018 starts today (June 21), which is great news for people who love video games and hate having any extra money. According to Steam Database , the Steam Summer Sale will start at 6.04pm BST (1.04pm EST). Since as far back as 2014, sale date leaks have been consistent and 2018 is no different. Steam, which is available on PC or Mac, often has anywhere from 9 million to 15 million individuals playing online at any one time, with 67 million monthly active users.

Electronics Apple will add iOS 12 new feature
Author: 0 Apple will add iOS 12 new feature

According to information from Apple, roughly 80 percent of 911 calls come from mobile devices, but it is hard for call centers to accurately determine the location of these devices due to "outdated" infrastructure. They might be in medical distress, or unable to speak because it would put them in danger. With the new software updates, this feature will also now be available to the 911 emergency responders now, rather than a few years down the line.

Electronics Verizon will stop selling customer location data to aggregators
Author: 0 Verizon will stop selling customer location data to aggregators

Sprint said later Tuesday that the company is "beginning the process of terminating its current contracts with data aggregators to whom we provide location data". "We continue to review all customer use to ensure compliance with LocationSmart's terms of user requiring user consent". AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint have confirmed that they're all ending or curtailing their location-sharing programs, which should hopefully limit the extent to which strangers and anonymous companies can track your ...

Electronics Microsoft purchases video learning platform Flipgrid
Author: 0 Microsoft purchases video learning platform Flipgrid

Microsoft has acquired student social video platform Flipgrid , and is to make the software free for students and teachers to use around the world. The upatke on FlipGrid has been phenomenal and it's fueled by a grass roots community movement on the internet and social media, a FlipGrid ambassador program that was started by teacher users and not the company itself.

Author: 0 Instagram takes on YouTube with IGTV

The announcement was made at an event hosted by Instagram chief Kevin Systrom in San Francisco. Systrom told The Associated Press that he hopes IGTV will emerge as a hub of creativity for relative unknowns who turn into internet sensations with fervent followings among teens and young adults.

Electronics You won't believe where the cameras are on OPPO's new flagship
Author: 0 You won't believe where the cameras are on OPPO's new flagship

Finally, we ought to mention that there will also be a stylish, luxurious Lamborghini edition of the Find X going for a price of 1699 euro for those who are interested. The intention here is to take the best possible picture of whatever's in the frame, be it a waterfall or a plate of food. Some phones are trying to go notch-free and still deliver a full-screen phone.

Electronics Android Messages on the web goes live
Author: 0 Android Messages on the web goes live

With the new Android Messages for Web app, you'll be able to sync your smartphone to any laptop with a browser and send and receive messages as long as both the phone and laptop have a wifi or data collection. Are you looking forward to texting in your browser? Google is also adding GIF search to the mobile app, for animated replies. Finally, there's the ability to copy one-time passwords with a single tap.

Electronics IOS 12 911 calls will share your location with first responders
Author: 0 IOS 12 911 calls will share your location with first responders

Of course, there are privacy implications to such a feature. Only the responding 911 center will have access to the user's location during an emergency call. 'When every moment counts, these tools will help first responders reach our customers when they most need assistance'. The FCC requires carriers to locate callers to within 50 meters at least 80 percent of the time by 2021.

Electronics Over 1 million OnePlus 6 sold in just 22 days
Author: 0 Over 1 million OnePlus 6 sold in just 22 days

For a company like OnePlus , it is certainly a big number, and it is all due to the impressive pricing and superb specifications that we get in the OnePlus devices. As a sign of gratitude to the OnePlus community, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer is hosting a sale called " Community Celebration Season " for the Indian OnePlus fans.

Electronics OnePlus 6 available via 100+ Croma outlets, starting May 22
Author: 0 OnePlus 6 available via 100+ Croma outlets, starting May 22

Furthermore, customers with SBI debit and credit card, buying OnePlus 6 from Croma stores will get a cashback of Rs 2,000. OnePlus 6 Mirror Black 64GB - £469 • OnePlus 6 Mirror Black 128GB - £519 • OnePlus 6 Midnight Black 128GB - £519 • OnePlus 6 Midnight Black 256GB - £569 • OnePlus 6 Silk White Limited Edition 128GB - £519.

Electronics Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 launching this month with Intel processor
Author: 0 Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 launching this month with Intel processor

But, as noted by Engadget , this step-up in processing isn't as effective as the Chromebook Pro's Intel Core M3. The Chromebook Plus will be priced at $499 and will be available at Best Buy starting 24th of June. Samsung on Thursday announced a refreshed version of its Chromebook Plus convertible that's sure to attract some attention. The Chromebook Plus (V2 ) includes a curved cap keyboard that's meant to withstand spills, up to 60cc.

Electronics Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Simon Belmont + more characters?
Author: 0 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Simon Belmont + more characters?

Now, more details about the title continue to emerge, with the Big N also having revealed that the game will feature its own version of online play. That the star-studded brawler will run at 60FPS was expected, but with so much happening on the screen at all times, some people were anxious that it wouldn't run that well in handheld mode.

Electronics Apple’s New Standing Desks Become its Latest Employee Perk
Author: 0 Apple’s New Standing Desks Become its Latest Employee Perk

But Apple CEO Tim Cook recently disclosed one new detail about the work environment: everyone gets a standing desk. Apple's never been very open about the everyday workings within its headquarters but was happy to reveal that workers in the building are supplied with the furniture, which is said to offer health benefits over traditional office chairs .

Electronics Apple Closes Law Enforcement Loophole For IPhone
Author: 0 Apple Closes Law Enforcement Loophole For IPhone

Apple said its changes were made with criminals in mind who can exploit the same vulnerabilities as law enforcement to break into stolen phones . Additionally, if Apple decides to adopt the USB-C standard, it would increase the number of supported Type-C devices in the global supply chain.

Electronics Saudi Arabia. Opinions of the coaches
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia. Opinions of the coaches

But man of the match Denis Cheryshev , who scored two goals, admitted feeling a sense of relief that Russian Federation were off to a dream start. "Goalkeeper Abdullah Al-Mayouf, striker Mohammed Al-Sahlawi and defender Omar Hawsawi", he added.

Electronics Apple Maps Down Worldwide and Users Aren't Pleased
Author: 0 Apple Maps Down Worldwide and Users Aren't Pleased

ET. Essentially anything else but Apple Music would be a better solution to this directional problem. Issues like this will just make users continue to jump over to Google Maps and stick with the latter. The issue is affecting all devices that support Apple Maps including the iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch . "Route information is not available at the moment".

Electronics Berkeley and California legislation aim to reinstitute net neutrality
Author: 0 Berkeley and California legislation aim to reinstitute net neutrality

When they adopted their repeal in December, Pai and his GOP allies argued that it would spare telecom giants from heavy-handed regulations that could crimp investments in broadband expansion. Attorney General Josh Stein, along with 20 other states, tried to sue the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in January. The fight to preserve net neutrality reached a bitter end on Monday, June 11, as the FCC ( Federal Communications Commission ) passed the ironically-named Restoring ...

Electronics Apple to close iPhone security loophole used by law enforcement
Author: 0 Apple to close iPhone security loophole used by law enforcement

The announcement is one more piece of Apple's effort to position itself as a champion of user privacy , an approach that has put it at odds with law enforcement in the US. The popularity of Type-C interface among handsets will still depend on the adoption in Apple's iPhones, nevertheless, the sources said. In recent months, a law enforcement tool called GrayKey has become publicly known as the gold standard for law enforcement agencies trying to break into encrypted iPhones.

Electronics Sony Responds to ‘Fortnite’ Account Controversy
Author: 0 Sony Responds to ‘Fortnite’ Account Controversy

Nintendo announced and simultaneously released " Fortnite " on the Switch Tuesday during its E3 2018 Direct video presentation. The backlash has been slowly building since Fortnite launched on Switch earlier this week, and Sony has issued a statement addressing the issue, stating that it is invested in safeguarding the security of its 80 million PSN subscribers.

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