Social media must not rob us of the right to change our minds

 ‘It is tempting to place on Twitter much of the culpability for our polarised politics, and it would certainly be naive to view it as somehow neutral, like a parish noticeboard.’ Photograph: Leon Neal/Getty Images It could all have been so different. In some parallel dimension, social media is being used to shape our political discourse for the better: as an arena where views and beliefs are expressed generously and listened to eagerly, where we allow our prejudices to be challenged, where we welcome opposing opinions, where we learn from…

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ will be the name, not Note 10 Pro

The bigger Galaxy Note 10 device will be called the Galaxy Note 10+ and not the Galaxy Note 10 Pro as earlier rumoured. (Image source: Youtube/TechTalkTV) Earlier this year it was reported that Samsung will be launching two size variants of its flagship Galaxy Note series, one would be called the Note 10 and the bigger variant would be called Note 10 Pro. However, a leak video now claims that the bigger variant of the Note 10 would be called the Note 10+ and not Note 10 Pro as earlier expected. As…

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HTC is not leaving the mobile business, plans new phones for next year

You’ve not seen the last of HTC yet – the company plans to introduce one new device before the end of the year and to continue innovating in 2019. The company plans to integrate AI, blockchain and 5G technologies to strengthen its mobile portfolio. But that’s for next year, this year (near the end of December) we’ll see a 6GB/128GB version of the HTC U12 life. The phone is currently only available in a 4/64GB configuration. It does support microSD expansion, but it has a hybrid slot, which doesn’t work…

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