samsung 

Samsung Galaxy A30 review: Sleek design, great display but Galaxy M30 offers better value

Samsung has come into 2019 with a mission to aggressively expand its portfolio of affordable phones to offer consumers enough options to lead them away from competition like Redmi, Honor and Nokia. In a span of three months, the company has launched three Galaxy M-series phone and three Galaxy A-series phones in India. All of theses devices slot between Rs 5,000 to Rs 20,000, and you can expect some of them to overlap with each other. The Galaxy A30, for example, is a phone that is priced really close to…

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Social Media 

Is social media addiction breaking up marriages in UAE?

Top reasons for divorce included infidelity, lack of communication, job loss, social media, and unrealistic expectations. Social media addiction is taking a toll on family life, with husbands and wives glued to their phones instead of interacting with each other and their children. And, according to a judicial official in Abu Dhabi, this lack of real communication at home has been leading to disputes ­and, worse, divorce. Dr Saeed Al Darmaki, director of family guidance and alternative solutions at the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department, said they were witnessing a high…

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Computer 

Beowulf Was Written By One Person, According to Computer Analysis

The poem has been read in classrooms around the world and has influenced countless works of literature, but the identity of the author of Beowulf remains unknown. Scholars can’t agree on when exactly the anonymous poet wrote Beowulf, or on whether it was even a single person. Now, a study published in the journal Nature Human Behaviour may finally put one part of that debate to rest. After analyzing the text of the Old English epic, researchers have concluded that Beowulf is the work of one author, the Boston Globe reports. Written a millennium ago, Beowulf follows a brave hero, the title character,…

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Apple now asks you to confirm App Store subscriptions

It’s a bit too easy to accidentally pay for a subscription through the Apple App Store if you use TouchID — all it takes is a misplaced finger on the home screen. Now, the tech giant is finally addressing the issue by addingan extra step to the process. When you hit the subscribe button and authenticate with TouchID or FaceID, you’ll now see a pop-up notice asking you to confirm your subscription or to cancel the process if you change your mind. “The subscription will continue unless canceled in Settings at…

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Apple 

‘iPhone Pro’ Leak Reveals Apple’s Expensive Surprise

We thought we knew everything about Apple’s controversial new iPhone plans. But new information has blown that presumption out of the water… iPhone 11 concept CONCEPTSIPHONE Citing “trustworthy sources” in Apple’s Chinese supply chain, respected Japanese blog Mac Otakara has revealed the surprising news that Apple will release no less than five new iPhones this year. Alongside the expected iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR updates, Mac Otakara says Apple is preparing additional 6.1-inch and 6.5-inch models with OLED displays, thinner chassis, similar triple array cameras but with larger sensors, reverse wireless charging and bundled…

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Mobile 

Apple drops HomePod price a year after launch

Apple has slashed the price of the HomePod across all regions where it is available. In the US, the HomePod is now priced at $299 instead of the previous $349. In the UK, it’s now available for £279 instead of £319. Other regions, too, have seen a price drop. The HomePod price drop is somewhat unconventional for Apple. Usually, Apple products keep their price far too long into the product cycle. This is usually seen on Macs, that don’t get updated as often as the iOS devices. One could surmise…

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Apple 

Apple Watch price cut: save $80 on the Series 3 Apple Watch at Walmart

If you’re interested in picking up an Apple Watch, now is a great time to find excellent deals on older models. Walmart has the Apple Watch Series 3 on sale at for $299. That’s an $80 discount and the best price we’ve seen for the Series 3 Apple smartwatch.  The Apple Watch 3 is a health-focused smartwatch and offers features such as heart rate monitoring, calorie tracking and GPS technology. The watch can also track popular workouts such as yoga, cycling, running, and swimming. The smartwatch is waterproof has an impressive battery…

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samsung 

Samsung says profit slid 60 percent year on year

Samsung Electronics’ first-quarter operating profit slid around 60 percent year-on-year off revenue that declined by about 14 percent, according to preliminary guidance, further illustrating the company’s struggle with falling chip prices. The company had already issued an unprecedented warning last week that its earnings would be lower than market expectations. Total sales are expected to come in at 52 trillion won ($45.7 billion), with operating profit of around 6.2 trillion won ($5.5 billion), according to a statement. Samsung provides these figures alone at the start of each quarter, issuing a more…

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Computer 

Researchers Build Computer-on-a-Chip Prototype

Stanford researchers led an international team of engineers that figured out how to pack many functions of a computer onto a single chip, including processing circuits, memory storage, and a power supply. The prototype’s data processing and memory circuits use less than a tenth as much electricity as comparable electronic devices, yet still perform many advanced computing feats. The prototype is built around data storage technology called resistive random-access memory (RRAM), which can pack more data into less space than any other form of memory and retains data when the…

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Apple 

Apple starts iPhone 7 production in Bengaluru

New Delhi: Giving an impetus to its India manufacturing plans, Apple has started the assembling of iPhone 7 at its supplier Wistron’s facility in Bengaluru. Taiwanese industrial major Wistron already assembles iPhone 6S in the country. “We are proud to be producing iPhone 7 in Bengaluru for our local customers furthering our long-term commitment in India,” an Apple spokesperson told IANS on Tuesday. The assembling of iPhone 7 began last month. Wistron, which announced last year plans to invest ₹3,000 crore in the Narasupra industrial sector in Karnataka’s Kolar district, started Apple operations with…

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