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Hi-Tech China's Huawei, ZTE blocked from Australia's 5G network
Author: 0 China's Huawei, ZTE blocked from Australia's 5G network

There had always been speculation the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei may be barred from participating in the 5G network on National Security grounds, amid a hardening of the Turnbull government's attitude to foreign interference, and lobbying by US President Donald Trump against Huawei and another telecommunications company, ZTE .

Hi-Tech Galaxy Note 9 overwhelms Galaxy S9 in preorder sales
Author: 0 Galaxy Note 9 overwhelms Galaxy S9 in preorder sales

While I haven't encountered any battery life issues with the Note 8 a year ago, I'm happy for a fact that Samsung bumped the battery up to 4000mAh, which should generally last more than a day with the phone's modern hardware internals.

Hi-Tech Microsoft finds new Russian effort to hack United States political groups
Author: 0 Microsoft finds new Russian effort to hack United States political groups

Senate domains that were "not specific to particular offices" or senators. He added that the Russian government does not know what kind of hackers Microsoft were referring to, and that there was "no basis" for the accusations. "It's a very low-priced way to inflict damage on your opponent ... they can all afford to have high-level electronic intrusions that allow them to disseminate false information, drive narratives and cause chaos among us", he added.

Hi-Tech Huawei faked Nova 3 camera output with a DSLR again
Author: 0 Huawei faked Nova 3 camera output with a DSLR again

The company used a DSLR , a high-end digital camera, to capture images for an ad in Egypt that are set up to look as if the company's Nova 3i phone was responsible for the shot. In one instance, the company took to a private Facebook group to encourage followers to write up positive Best Buy reviews of the Mate 10 Pro in exchange for a chance to beta test the then-yet-to-be-released phone.

Hi-Tech Alienware Announces Upgraded Gaming Desktops With Nvidia RTX GPUs
Author: 0 Alienware Announces Upgraded Gaming Desktops With Nvidia RTX GPUs

With ray-tracing, an in-game graphics engine can depict light that will accurately bounce and diffuse across a room in a more realistic fashion. Shares of Nvidia rose about 3% following the announcements. 70,990 for a GeForce RTX 2080 with a basic blower-style cooler, and going up to Rs. 1,09,990 for a triple-fan overclocked Amp Edition version of the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti .

Hi-Tech Nokia 9 launch teased, event scheduled on August 21
Author: 0 Nokia 9 launch teased, event scheduled on August 21

The Nokia 6.1 4GB packs a non-removable, 3000mAh battery with fast charge support, and the device could be charged up to 50% in under 30 minutes. The specifications of Nokia 6.1 Plus are similar to those of Nokia X6 smartphones released in China.

Hi-Tech Amazon Prime Discontinuing 20% Video Game Pre-Order Discount
Author: 0 Amazon Prime Discontinuing 20% Video Game Pre-Order Discount

In a blog post published on Twitch's website, the company revealed that they would be rolling back their ad-free service. As previously noted on the Twitch Prime Guide webpage , even though Prime viewers weren't actually seeing ads, creators were still getting credit for the impressions as if they had.

Hi-Tech Here's how Battlefield 5 looks with Nvidia RTX effects
Author: 0 Here's how Battlefield 5 looks with Nvidia RTX effects

Top clockspeed for the RTX 2080 Ti hits 1,545MHz in its vanilla guise, but a "Founders Edition" will hit a nippy 1,635MHz. Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang told Monday's Gamescom crowd that the Turing chip shipping in the consumer-grade RTX cards ships with 18.9 billion transistors, and that it includes three discrete processors: the Turing SM, the RT Core, and the Tensor Core.

Hi-Tech Google releases ‘Confidential Mode’ for Gmail on Android
Author: 0 Google releases ‘Confidential Mode’ for Gmail on Android

This means that you don't even have to update your Gmail app to receive the feature, as it is being pushed from the server side by Google. According to Google's support website , confidential emails have a sender-defined expiration date (from one day to five years), but access to the email can also be revoked at any time.

Hi-Tech Apple will introduce a budget MacBook
Author: 0 Apple will introduce a budget MacBook

Global market research firm TrendForce has today released its rankings of leading notebook brands for 2Q18 in terms of notebook shipments during the period, according to which Apple has dropped to sixth place with a market share of only 6.5%.

Hi-Tech Ford introduced the Mustang anniversary dragony
Author: 0 Ford introduced the Mustang anniversary dragony

Mustang Cobra Jet also has NHRA-certified roll cage, FIA-spec seats and a four-link rear suspension with anti-roll and panhard bars. Ford has announced a new Mustang Cobra Jet - not to be confused with the Mustang Super Snake - to mark the 50th anniversary of the original auto taking the drag strips of America by storm.

Hi-Tech Australian teen sparks FBI action after hacking Apple
Author: 0 Australian teen sparks FBI action after hacking Apple

The Children's Court said that the teen had downloaded about 90GB of data and accessed customer accounts. The story became more interesting when it was found that he saved all the instructions for hacking and the hacked data in a folder named " hacky hack hack ".

Hi-Tech NSW Bushfires In Ulladulla, Nowra
Author: 0 NSW Bushfires In Ulladulla, Nowra

Residents in the Woodstock area are advised to seek shelter in a solid structure as the fire approaches, with those in Burrill Lake, Kings Point and south of Ulladulla urged to move north. "I'm looking out my window and half of the sky is blue and then there's a definite line in the sky and to the left it's very orange, the sun is very filtered, there's choppers in the sky, there's quite thick smoke and it's very windy", she said.

Author: 0 OnePlus 6T will reportedly launch at T

Will the OnePlus 6T bring a sizable price hike, or something more consistent with OnePlus' previous incremental bumps? OnePlus is not yet a household name like LG or Samsung, but it could be on its way there. OnePlus started out as a value flagship company, but has been increasing its prices and the capabilities of each successive phone. Out of all the carriers, T-Mobile certainly makes the most sense.

Hi-Tech Moto P30 goes live with iPhone X design, Huawei P20 paint job
Author: 0 Moto P30 goes live with iPhone X design, Huawei P20 paint job

The Motorola P30 comes with a pretty wide iPhone X-like display notch with along with an edge-to-edge display and a ceramic design. Camera-wise, the handset's iPhone-esque setup comprises of a 16MP and 5MP sensors, and there's a 12MP snapper around the front of the smartphone.

Author: 0 Gmail's new self-destructing emails are now rolling out to mobile devices

The Confidential Mode allows the senders to put a time stamp on their emails, like a countdown, after which the email disappears from the recipients' accounts. In case you want to turn on the Confidential Mode to try it out, here are the steps that you will need to follow. If you choose this, the recipient will get a text with a passcode, and have to enter it to open the message.

Hi-Tech Android 9 Pie (Go Edition) Offers More Storage, Faster Booting
Author: 0 Android 9 Pie (Go Edition) Offers More Storage, Faster Booting

By the end of this year, more than 100 OEMs are planning to offer newer Go devices. As per a report by XDA Developers , Google has limited the frequency for applications to use the platform's Wi-Fi scan feature. Well! Here we will discuss whether it will receive the official Android 9 .0 Pie update . We suggest you to our readers to wait until we hear anything officially from Google in the absence of call recording feature in Android Pie.

Hi-Tech New Fortnite patch adds Heavy Sniper and two new game modes
Author: 0 New Fortnite patch adds Heavy Sniper and two new game modes

It sounds like a beast of a weapon, though one that probably won't be appropriate for all situations. Besides the LTMs, the heavy sniper rifle is the other big ticket item in Fortnite's latest update. Profile Stats (K/D & Wins) are not tracked in this mode. In addition to the new weapon, two new modes were added to the game. May the best aim win! This time around we have a brand new weapon entering the fray, a new limited-time mode, and the return of Sniper Shootout.

Hi-Tech Nvidia announces the Turing architecture and its first ray tracing GPUs
Author: 0 Nvidia announces the Turing architecture and its first ray tracing GPUs

NVIDIA's next generation of the GPU architecture, Turing , utilizes the new RT cores in order to enhance the ray tracing along with the new Tensor cores for AI interfacing. Developers can access these Quadro RTX features through the new NVIDIA RTX ™, a graphics platform that includes APIs for ray tracing , AI, rasterization, and simulation plus support for NVIDIA MDL materials and Pixar USD asset interchange to transform the creative process.

Hi-Tech Download this app, win 27 Samsung Galaxy Note 9 devices in Dubai
Author: 0 Download this app, win 27 Samsung Galaxy Note 9 devices in Dubai

Around 1,000 industry figures, media reps and consumers were invited to the event, where they listened to singer Kim Jong-kook and actress Park Min-young explain different functions. Now this isn't a big surprise, but it does mean that the latest and greatest from Samsung is running on - what is now - an old version of Android . Samsung reportedly aims to reach 12 million units in shipments of the Note 9, approximately 10 percent higher than shipments of its predecessor previous year.

Hi-Tech New Honda Civic facelift revealed; India launch in early 2019
Author: 0 New Honda Civic facelift revealed; India launch in early 2019

The 10th-gen Civic's aggressive and sporty design is one of the most liked attributes among Civic buyers3 and the Civic Coupe was the top ranked vehicle of its body type in the J.D. Time flies and we're now looking at the mid-life facelift, the 2019 Honda Civic . Honda is hoping a facelift of its Civic sedan and coupe for the 2019 model year will help carry the auto to its 21st straight year as Canada's best-selling passenger vehicle.

Hi-Tech Google Adds Unique Warning That Fortnite is Unavailable on Google Play Store
Author: 0 Google Adds Unique Warning That Fortnite is Unavailable on Google Play Store

However, the good news is that Fortnite's exclusivity to Samsung devices has come to an end and now the beta is available for download on other Android smartphones too. This is very likely to be automatically generated by Google's search algorithms, rather than any attempt on Google's part to direct potential customers elsewhere; the game was the top result prior to the announcement of the beta as well.

Hi-Tech Google is tracking your location even when you tell it not to
Author: 0 Google is tracking your location even when you tell it not to

A recent report on AP News suggests that Google has other means to get its hands on valuable location data even on devices where Location is not turned on. The easiest way to do this is actually from a computer (see below), but assuming you're reading this on a phone and want Google to stop following you right now, here's how you do it.

Hi-Tech Samsung Galaxy Note 9 hands-on: All about the S Pen
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 9 hands-on: All about the S Pen

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 made its debut on Thursday alongside a host of gadgets and software at a New York City press event. Samsung launches its own smart speaker, the Galaxy Home with Bixby built in. "Global Premium smartphone market contributes to nearly one fifth of the total smartphone market and the Note series is likely to do well in the segment", said Tarun Pathak, Associate Director at Counterpoint Research.

Hi-Tech Fortnite's Android Release Will Skip Google Play
Author: 0 Fortnite's Android Release Will Skip Google Play

Malicious developers have already been targeting Android users looking to download Fortnite . The first is easy for owners of compatible Galaxy phones who can simply download it from the Galaxy Apps store. Epic has shared a few more details about the upcoming Android release of Fortnite . Here's what you need to have in place to get in on that even if you are using an Essential Phone or OnePlus 6, the two other devices capable of running Android 9 Pie at this time.

Hi-Tech Doom Eternal Unleashes Hell at QuakeCon, First Footage and New Details Revealed
Author: 0 Doom Eternal Unleashes Hell at QuakeCon, First Footage and New Details Revealed

From what Id showed, it doesn't look like Doom Eternal is going for grand, cinematic exploration - all this scrabbling around is purely in service of getting you toward more demons to kill, faster . According to the team over at Xbox , "After a cataclysmic event almost destroys the planet, you'll emerge from cryosleep to a world long lost to law and order, to one that welcomes chaos and despair in id Software's Rage ".

Hi-Tech Everything You Need to Know About the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Updating)
Author: 0 Everything You Need to Know About the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Updating)

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd launched the Galaxy Note 9 "phablet" in NY on Thursday, promising better battery life and quick cooling to attract gamers and revive flagging sales. An upcoming public SDK will allow developers to program custom functions into their apps specifically for use with the S Pen. Samsung lists a number of phones from Samsung , LG, Apple , and Google that they'll accept for hundreds of dollars off.

Hi-Tech Magic Leap One's 'Creator' edition headset debuts today for $2300
Author: 0 Magic Leap One's 'Creator' edition headset debuts today for $2300

If you want to get into a sandbox mix reality experience, Magic Leap Studios has developed Create that lets developers paint, draw, build, and create in many ways. Magic Leap's long-awaited smartglasses are finally available to order in the United States . Having said that, there aren't any formal details about the public release of Magic Leap One.

Hi-Tech Facebook Asks Banks for Your Account Balance, Credit Card Activity
Author: 0 Facebook Asks Banks for Your Account Balance, Credit Card Activity

Facebook is unveiling two games today, which you can play with up to six people at a time - making those group chats even more fun. Currently, there are two AR games, 'Don't Smile' and 'Asteroid Attack' that are available to play. The move is part of a greater effort to entice Messenger's 1.3 billion monthly users to give its video chat feature a try. For now, it's going to be ads and in-app purchase free, but as Facebook is well aware of the fact that this is an earning source for ...

Hi-Tech OpenAI Bots Thrash Team Of Dota 2 Professionals
Author: 0 OpenAI Bots Thrash Team Of Dota 2 Professionals

The humans were absolutely destroyed in the first match as the OpenAI FIVE bots routed them with precise long range sniper shots, slows, and silences. "We work on Dota because it is so complex", Brockman said during a speech at the tournament on Sunday. Playing against bots and one mistake could cause end of the match.

Hi-Tech Blizzard confirms multiple Diablo projects in development
Author: 0 Blizzard confirms multiple Diablo projects in development

Some of them are going to take longer than others. Today, Blizzard put out a new video on Twitter which reveals more about the future of the Diablo franchise. The Blizzard team posted a few new job listings back in June, confirming the Diablo news, but now we've got a brand new manager from the mouths of the team themselves.