Apple 

watchOS 6.0.1 for Apple Watch brings watch face improvements, more

Following the release of iOS 13.1.2, Apple today has also released watchOS 6.0.1 to the public. watchOS 6.0.1 includes performance and security improvements, according to Apple. Apple says watchOS 6.0.1 also resolves an issue affecting the Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse watch faces, which lost their ability to speak following the release of watchOS 6.1. It’s unclear whether watchOS 6.0.1 solves the battery life issues that many Apple Watch users have been experiencing. Apple does say there are performance optimizations included in the update. Here’s the full changelog for watchOS…

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Apple’s iOS and iPadOS 13 support multiple PS4 or Xbox One controllers, which could be huge for Arcade

Apple’s  iOS 13 update (and the newly renamed iPadOS for iPad hardware) both support multiple simultaneous Bluetooth game controller connections. Apple added Xbox One and PlayStation 4 controller support in the updates, and after doing some digging, I can confirm that you can use multiple of either type of controller on one iOS device running the update, with each controlling a different player character. That’s the good news: The bad news is that not many games take advantage of this right now. I wasn’t able to find a game in Apple’s…

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samsung 

Samsung Cancels US Launch For Galaxy Fold 5G

Samsung’s expanded Galaxy Note 10 range delivers two of the best smartphones of 2019, but the company’s real revolution lies elsewhere. And Samsung is blowing it. Samsung’s Galaxy Fold launch is a mess – again MKBHD Just one day before Samsung was due to reopen sales of the hugely ambitious but embarrassingly cursed Galaxy Fold, the company has confirmed to CNet that it has cancelled the flagship model (the Galaxy Fold 5G) for the United States. And the rest of the news will annoy US customers even more. While Samsung gave no reason for the US…

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Apple Mistakenly Unpatches Vulnerability in iOS 12.4, Lets Hackers Release Jailbreak for Up-to-Date iPhone Models: Report

Apple has reportedly unpatched a bug in the latest iOS 12.4 update that it had fixed in the earlier iOS 12.3 update – leaving its most up-to-date iPhones vulnerable to hacking risk. As a result of the mistake, all iPhones running iOS 12.4 can now be jailbroken and several iPhone users have already tweeted that they are successfully running the “jailbreak”. According to Motherboard, security researchers have already exploited the vulnerability in iOS 12.4 and released a public “jailbreak” on open-sourced software development platform GitHub – the first free public jailbreak for a fully-updated iPhone that’s been…

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samsung 

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 India launch event set for August 20: Price, specs and livestream link

Samsung will officially launch the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ in India on Tuesday, August 20. The company is sending out invites for a launch event that will take place at Samsung Opera House in Bengaluru. Samsung will livestream the event, which will begin at 12 noon, on its official website. The Galaxy Note 10 series was launched earlier this month in New York touting brand new Dynamic AMOLED displays, new S Pen features, triple and quad cameras and a brand new Exynos 9825 flagship chipset, among other things.…

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Apple reveals special new iPhones for security researchers

Apple is planning to supply special iPhones to security researchers next year to help them find security flaws in iOS. The devices will be made available to researchers that report bugs through the company’s invitation-only bug bounty program for iOS. Apple first launched this bug bounty program three years ago at the Black Hat conference, and it’s now extending its use at the same conference today to cover macOS, Apple Watch, Apple TV, and more. Apple’s iOS Security Research Device program will be available to researchers with a track record of high-quality security…

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samsung 

Samsung Facing Flak for Copying Apple Watch With Galaxy Watch Active 2: Report

Ahead of the launch of Galaxy Watch Active 2, Samsung is facing flak for copying the design of the smartwatch from that of Apple’s. A photo reported to have been leaked from Samsung appears to show the first glimpse of Galaxy Watch Active 2 which has an uncanny resemblance with Apple Watch Series 4. It is important to note here since the Samsung smartwatch is yet to become official, the final product may end up being different. Tech enthusiasts were quick to notice that the image showed two watch faces,…

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Samsung Galaxy M smartphones get huge offers for Prime Day Sale

Consumers can avail a 10 per cent instant discount on HDFC debit, credit cards & EMI and an extra Rs 3,000 off on exchange of their old smartphone. Buying a Galaxy M smartphone just became more rewarding with the announcement of new offers on Samsung’s best-selling smartphones. The new offers – cashback and discounts – are valid during Amazon Prime Day that goes live on July 15. Amazon Prime members can avail these attractive offers on July 15 and July 16. Galaxy M40 will now come in an exciting new…

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Mobile 

DoT to launch tracking system for lost mobile phones

The Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DoT) is planning to launch a tech solution to track down stolen mobile phones and discourage counterfeiting and theft of such devices. As per reports, the system can be used even if the SIM card is removed or if the IMEI number is changed.  This project “Central Equipment Identity Register (CEIR)” is expected to roll out in August. The technology applicable for the same has already been created. If a phone is stolen, a complaint can be lodged with the police by the consumer…

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samsung 

Samsung Galaxy A series targeted at Millennials, Gen Z and Galaxy A80 is for them

The Galaxy A line in the past two years has been a key series for Samsung as the company decided to bring new and innovative technologies to the mid-range segment. The Galaxy A series is primarily targeting the millennials and the emerging Gen Z around the world and especially in India, said Yeon Jeong Kim, head of innovation, product planning group at Samsung Electronics. The company says Gen Z is a mobile-first generation where social media apps, streaming platforms and apps like WhatsApp are being consumed on smartphones, on the…

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