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iPhone 2018 release date and pre-order leaked

The new iPhone 2018 series – likely iPhone X Plus and others – had a few dates leaked this morning. According to sources in Germany, mobile service providers are planning on working with iPhone 2018 pre-orders on September 14th, 2018. This falls right in line with Apple’s yearly iPhone event, an event which last year took place on September 12th

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Facebook is secretly rating users’ trustworthiness

Facebook is using a new, secret rating to judge how trustworthy each user is, as the social network continues to battle against accusations that it’s an incubator for fake news. The site’s role in the manipulated 2016 US presidential election has prompted numerous changes to Facebook policy, but most users have been unaware that their truthfulness has quietly been assessed.

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Netflix tries bypassing Apple’s App Store for payments

Netflix is bypassing App Store for its recurring subscription fees. Currently, Netflix pays a 30 percent cut of first-year subscription fees to Apple and 15 percent for each recurring year.

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Logitech G Pro gaming mouse goes wireless with PowerPlay and Lightspeed

It isn’t very often that you hear about pro gamers using wireless mice, but Logitech is hoping to change that with a new iteration of the G Pro. The G Pro Wireless Gaming Mouse, as it’s officially called, was developed with feedback from pro gamers in mind, and features many of the technologies we’ve seen in recent mice released under … Continue reading

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LG TONE Platinum SE brings Google Assistant to headphone line

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from LG’s self-branded wireless audio lineup, especially its around-the-neck TONE headphones.

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Acer Predator Orion gaming desktop series gets NVIDIA RTX upgrade

Acer has announced updates to its Predator Orion 3000, 5000, and 9000 gaming desktops, adding the newly announced NVIDIA RTX GPU options. This makes Acer one of the few companies currently offering gaming PCs with the new NVIDIA graphics options, joining Dell with its newly updated Alienware Aurora and Area 51 towers.

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This $224 Essential Phone deal is perfect for Android 9 Pie

Smartphones may generally be getting bigger and bigger, but the Essential Phone bucked that trend – and now its price is getting smaller, too. The Android handset still packs a Quad HD display, dual cameras, and a not-insignificant 3,040 mAh battery, but does so in a relatively tiny package. Essential achieved that by slimming the bezels around the 5.71-inch touchscreen … Continue reading

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Surface Go: what you’re really paying for

There are few things in tech history that have gone down in history to be so polarizing, like Apple’s removal of the headphone jack, the notch, and the Surface Go. Reviews are all over the place but, unsurprisingly, they can be easily grouped into the +1s and the -1s.

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 leak: AI ray-tracing for the masses

With just a few hours away from NVIDIA’s grand but totally not unexpected unveiling of its GeForce 20 series video cards, one last leak arrives to complete the picture. And it might actually be the one most important one, at least for those who want a taste of that AI-powered ray-tracing that NVIDIA is promising with its new Turing architecture … Continue reading

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Android Messages app removes dark mode, returns to previous design

Android users who are fans of “dark mode” UIs, we have some bad news for you: only a day or so after being updated, Google’s Android Messages app has been rolled back, removing the option for dark mode and returning all other design changes to the previous look. This goes for all users, who will now notice the app’s stark, … Continue reading

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