samsung 

Samsung denies rumors of Galaxy Fold’s July launch

Little progress seems to have been made on the launch of Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy Fold, as the company on Friday denied rumors that the world’s first foldable smartphone would be released in July. There have been rumors that the foldable device would be unveiled to Korean media in June and released on the market in July. Last week, Samsung’s smartphone business chief Koh Dong-jin told a Korean media outlet that the phone would arrive before July. (DPA-Yonhap) However, according to Samsung and its partners, the schedule of a media event…

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#BlueforSudan: social media users show solidarity for protester

 The #blueForSudan hashtag has also been used to raise awareness about the protests in the country. Photograph: Guardian People on social media are turning their profile avatars blue and posting blue-themed artwork in memory of 26-year-old Mohamed Mattar, who was killed during an attack by security forces in Sudan at the beginning of June. The hashtag #blueforSudan has been trending internationally on Twitter as people seek to raise broader awareness of the situation in the country. The colour has been chosen because it was the Instagram avatar of Mattar, an engineering graduate.…

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Apple 

Apple’s Logic Pro X update shows just how powerful the new Mac Pro is

Apple has released an updated version of Logic Pro X, its professional music production software. The software is now souped up to show off the capabilities of the new Mac Pro, with improved responsiveness and a huge increase in the amount of tracks it can support in a project file. This is a significant upgrade for Logic — it’s gone from support for 255 stereo audio tracks, 255 software instrument tracks and 255 aux channels to 1,000 for each, and now also supports 1,000 external MIDI tracks. Other DAWs already have…

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Mobile 

Sprint and T-Mobile face another legal challenge to merger

The long-time effort by Sprint and T-Mobile to merge has hit another roadblock. New York and California’s state attorneys general filed a lawsuit seeking to block the proposed merger Tuesday, along with seven other states and the District of Columbia. The lawsuit was announced by New York Attorney General Letitia James and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra. “When it comes to corporate power, bigger isn’t always better,” said Attorney General Letitia James. Both companies’ stocks fell on the news of the lawsuit. Shares of Sprint (S) dropped more than 6%, while T-Mobile (TMUS) fell 2%. The companies did not respond…

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Apple 

Apple has capacity to make all iPhones for US outside of China

Apple Inc. has a backup plan if the U.S.-China trade war gets out of hand. The Cupertino, Calif.-based company’s primary manufacturing partner has enough capacity to make all iPhones bound for the U.S. market outside of China if necessary, according to a senior executive at Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. The Taiwanese partner now makes most of the smartphones in the Chinese mainland. Hon Hai board nominee and semiconductor division chief Young Liu made the comments at an investor briefing in Taipei on Tuesday. As the U.S.-China trade war is getting more grim…

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Mobile 

Daily mobile internet consumption to touch 79 minutes by 2021: Study

Television continues to engage consumers globally, including India, but the mobile internet is set to set to witness higher consumption per person on a daily basis. Indians spend an average of 144 minutes daily watching television, up from 140 minutes in 2013, according to a media consumption forecast by media agency Zenith. However, the growth in the time spent on the internet is the highest with media consumption on mobile internet going up from 9.4 minutes daily in 2013 to 54 minutes this year. According to the estimates, the time…

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Apple 

Apple dials accessibility as Indian developers begin to empower all

California: Helping people with disabilities to enjoy technology the way most of us do is a new challenge for the tech companies and Apple Inc. has stepped up efforts to make its devices accessible to more than one billion people living with some kind of disability. For the visually-challenged, the company last week introduced ‘Voice Control’ — a new experience that enables users to operate their iPhone, iPad or Mac entirely by their voice. Using the latest Siri speech recognition technology, Voice Control gets even more accurate text transcription and editing. Users can even use gestures like…

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Apple 

Apple kills a popular iPhone feature

Apple discontinues popular iPhone feature: Apple is one of the market leaders in terms of technology and has time and again proved to be a game changer for the technology industry. However, this time Apple has been forced to go back a little and get rid of the 3D Touch feature. The announcement was made during the WWDC 2019 where the beta version of the iOS 13 was announced. This feature was launched with the iPhone 6S and had continued in the latest iPhone models which were XS and XS Max.…

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Mobile 

The Mobile Workforce Of Tomorrow Is On The Way

The next generation of mobile is on the way—and sooner than we think. With lightning-fast mobile speeds, improved reliability, seamless connectivity and more, consumers and businesses alike can expect a dramatic transformation in the way people work. As mobile networks of the future take shape, tomorrow’s workforce will increasingly leverage cutting-edge technologies to simplify and accelerate work—from meetings via hologram or virtual reality to AI-enabled tools that boost efficiency across a variety of tasks. More widespread use of groundbreaking technologies like augmented and virtual reality in the modern workplace is…

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Computer 

Apple unveils $5,999 Mac Pro computer aimed at professionals

Apple unveiled the latest version of its high-end desktop computer, the Mac Pro, alongside several other announcements at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday. With prices starting at $5,999, the new Mac Pro will rank as one of Apple’s most expensive – and powerful — pieces of hardware when it goes on sale this fall. Aimed at professionals handling tech-intensive projects such as video editing and animation, the redesigned model features a stainless steel frame and “cheese grater”-style, removable aluminum housing, which allows users to easily modify the computer…

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