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OnePlus has been building a solid reputation as one of the most community-friendly smartphones out there. Despite the fact that the company is one of ... The post OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro receive Android 11 Beta 2 update appeared first on Gizchina.com.
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The Mobvoi TicKasa ANC Headphones are the company's first over-ear headphones.
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In May this year, Meizu officially released the new Meizu 17 series 5G smartphone. It has had three colors Green, Gray, and Aurora / Whit. ... The post Meizu 17 Pro Moonlight Blue Version Available For Pre-Order appeared first on Gizchina.com.
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Looking for a great movie? Here are some of the best movies Netflix has to offer.
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the German lyxbilstillverkaren Daimler, with the Mercedes-Benz portfolio, to save a billion, ten billion, by 2022.Lots of jobs are going to smoke, " says the company.the Background to this is an expensive switch to utsläppsmässigt of greener cars.
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Lufthansa Group has selected GroupM’s Mindshare as its global media agency of record, following a review.As a result of the appointment, Mindshare expands its relationship with the airline company to include Austrian Airlines, effective as of the start of 2020, in addition to the Lufthansa and Swiss brands it previously handled.Mindshare has handled media for the Lufthansa brand since 2000 and retained the account in a 2010 review.The GroupM agency began working with Swiss International Air Lines in 2014, after winning media responsibilities for Swiss in another media review in 2013.Lufthansa Group spends an estimated $135 million on marketing annually, according to data consultancy COMvergence.Lufthansa Group announced the news in a press release in German on its website.
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The B-17 Flying Fortress rolled off the drawing board and onto the runway in a mere 12 months, just in time to become the fearsome workhorse of the US Air Force during World War II.It was a symbol of American ingenuity, held aloft by four engines, bristling with a dozen machine guns.When your plane finally lurches to a halt, you wonder to yourself: "How on earth did my plane just crash when everything was going fine?For all the triumph of America’s new planes and tanks during World War II, a silent reaper stalked the battlefield: accidental deaths and mysterious crashes that no amount of training ever seemed to fix.And it wasn’t until the end of the war that the Air Force finally resolved to figure out what had happened.To do that, the Air Force called upon a young psychologist at the Aero Medical Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio.
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Airlines misplace over 25 million pieces of luggage every year.Most of the luggage is eventually returned, but 15% of lost bags are never recovered due to a lack of identification.To start traveling with more peace of mind, pick up an EndlessID Smart Tag for just $17 during this temporary deal.You can access the EndlessID Smart Tag online from anywhere on earth and track it using any NFC enabled device.You might have a favorite luggage tag, but do you trust it if your bag is misplaced?Your luggage tag from Vera Bradley probably won’t send you an email when it’s scanned.
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Two-in-ones -- also known as convertible laptops -- continue to grow in popularity, and PC makers are meeting the demand with a growing number of models at different specs, sizes and prices.You just have to be willing to pay for it, with prices typically starting around $1,000.However, the feature gap between these and mainstream two-in-ones from Dell, HP, Lenovo and others is now much smaller, with some starting at less than $500.While most of our top picks in the category are convertible laptops -- those with 360-degree hinges where the keyboard rotates around to the back of the display -- there are detachable two-in-ones here, too, which are more tablet PC than laptop and have a removable keyboard that may or may not be included.Read more: Best laptop deals 2019: Windows and Chromebooks for under $500 | Best Chromebooks for 2019 | Best laptops, desktops and tablets for designers and creatives in 2019 | Best laptops of 2019And if you're only thinking of it as a tablet and a laptop, here are five other good ways to easily use a two-in-one device or convertible laptop that you might not have considered.
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Technical-support telephone scams have been around for a long time, with scammers using random technical data to fool gullible consumers into handing over access to their computers and, often, their credit card data.But some customers of Trend Micro were called by scammers with a somewhat more convincing bit of data than some well-known Windows filename—the scammers had their names, email addresses, and technical-support request ticket numbers.The scammers got that data from a Trend Micro employee who stole the data for 68,000 customers and sold it to the scammers, a company spokesperson revealed today in a statement on the company's blog.While the stolen data included names, email addresses, some phone numbers, and Trend Micro support-ticket numbers for users of Trend Micro's consumer security products, it did not include payment information."In early August 2019," the spokesperson wrote, "Trend Micro became aware that some of our consumer customers running our home security solution had been receiving scam calls by criminals impersonating Trend Micro support personnel."The information that was used in these calls led Trend Micro's security team "to suspect a coordinated attack."
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After years of leaving us hanging, Rockstar is finally bring the Red Dead Redemption franchise to PC today.It’s doing that through the PC version of Red Dead Redemption 2, which was revealed back in October.While many of us have learned to expect some issues with PC games on day one, it seems that the PC version of Red Dead Redemption 2 is off to a particularly rocky start.Currently, there’s a launch issue megathread over the PCRedDead subreddit that has attracted a large number of comments in a short period of time.At the time of this writing, the megathread already has 1481 comments, despite the fact that it’s only six hours old and the subreddit itself only has 3,758 subscribers.Within that thread, there’s been a number of issues listed, many of which don’t have any known fixes at this point.
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PayPal allows you to send and receive money from friends and family, or as part of a business transaction.PayPal is an online payment system that's been around since 1998, making it easy to send and receive funds to people located anywhere in the world for a small fee — or no fee at all if the money is going to or coming from a friend or family member in the US.The service has made it secure and easy to buy and sell things online and is heavily integrated into sites like eBay and other e-commerce businesses.If you don't yet have a PayPal account, but would like to set one up, doing so is free and should only take a few minutes.Once you're set up, you'll be able to add banking information to make sending and receiving money easier than ever.In the upper right-hand corner of the screen, click "Sign up."
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Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap.When I think of Bluetooth speakers, I mostly picture cute devices that can fit into your bag.These speakers are fine enough if you want to listen to songs with a couple of buddies, or watch a movie on your laptop.But none of them have thumping, room-filling sound that can shake your walls.Thankfully, I came across a great speaker that can do such a thing.The Harman Kardon Go+Play Bluetooth speaker is ideal for parties in your house.
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The Halloween costumes are off, but Pinterest kicked November off with a refreshed look for its iOS and Android applications.Search is now in a main navigation bar, enabling Pinners to access personalized and trending searches with a swipe.The following tab was moved to the top of the home feed, giving users new ideas from accounts they follow, in chronological order.The top of the home feed will also feature ideas for boards that Pinners most recently engaged with, and those ideas can be saved with a single tap.And saved Pins are now easier to locate thanks to refreshes to the design of profiles and boards.Pinterest said in a blog post detailing the changes, “Before we head into a new year, we’ve been busy making subtle updates to refresh and improve the Pinterest you know and love with a more immersive design that’s streamlined for Pinners around the world.
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"The Morning Show" executive producer and director Mimi Leder told Business Insider that the reports of the show's extravagant budget were "way overblown."It's been widely reported — including by Bloomberg, The Hollywood Reporter, and Variety — that the Apple series will cost $300 million for two seasons, or $15 million an episode.Leder said this was "absolutely not" the case and that the budget is "in line with a lot of shows you see on high-end television, but it certainly was not as high as what's been reported."Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Mimi Leder, an executive director for Apple's "The Morning Show" who also directed several episodes including the pilot, told Business Insider that reports of the show's extravagant budget are "way overblown."It's been widely reported — including by Bloomberg, The Hollywood Reporter, and Variety — that "The Morning Show" will cost $300 million for two seasons, or $150 million a season and $15 million an episode.
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Even space rocks are supplying jump scares on Halloween, just like your favorite horror flick.A near-Earth asteroid currently identified as C0PPEV1 was spotted in the early morning hours Thursday by the Catalina Sky Survey, based in Arizona, and shortly thereafter by New Mexico's Magdalena Ridge Observatory and Arizona's Mt.According to data from these early observations, the asteroid came closer to the surface of our planet (without actually colliding with our atmosphere) than any other close approach in NASA's database of known near-Earth objects.Simulations show the asteroid passing above southern Africa within 3,852 miles (6,200 km) at the moment of closest approach, around 7:45 a.m. PT.To get an idea of how close this is, consider that many telecommunications satellites orbit at an altitude of 22,236 miles (35,786 km).Of course, some asteroids come closer and actually impact our planet, like the previously unseen bolide that exploded as it smacked into the atmosphere over Russia in 2013.
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Apple's $250 AirPods Pro were released on Wednesday, and some Apple Store locations had lines of people waiting to buy or try them.The AirPods Pro differentiate themselves from the regular AirPods with a new design for a better in-ear fit and features like active noise-cancelling, water and sweat resistance, and supposedly better audio quality.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.People lined up to buy Apple's new $250 AirPods Pro at certain Apple stores on Wednesday morning when the wireless noise-cancelling earbuds were released.Lines for new iPhones, sure.I can't think of a pair of headphones that got so much interest that it caused people to line up to buy them.
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Turmoil struck the top-most ranks of Chinese mining rig manufacturer Bitmain with the ousting of co-founder Micree Zhan Ketuan by Wu Jihan, co-founder and chairman of the board.Why it matters: Wu’s comeback was a surprise for many as he had launched a different startup in July and appeared to have stepped back from his role after a falling out with Zhan over artificial intelligence (AI) chip operations.“Bitmain employees shall no longer take any orders from Zhan or attend any meetings he holds.For those who violate this, Bitmain will, based on the severity of the situation, consider terminating employment contracts” (our translation).—Wu Jihan in an email to all Bitmain staff on TuesdayDetails: The past year has been turbulent for the Beijing-based crypto mining rig giant.
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Indonesian investigators final report on the deadly 2018 Lion Air Boeing 737 Max crash criticised the design of Boeing's anti-stall system and errors made by airline staff, according to Reuters.The report is apparently due to be released publicly late Friday or Saturday.Lion Air flight 610 crashed into the Java Sea shortly after taking off from Jakarta, Indonesia, on Oct. 29, 2018, killing all 189 people on board.A similar 737 Max crash occurred in Ethiopia in March, and took 154 people's lives.The Indonesian National Transportation Safety Committee (KNKT) report apparently blames the Boeing's newly installed MCAS anti-stall system -- which has been a focus for months -- for automatically pushing the plane's nose down and left the pilots fighting for control.The system didn't "adequately consider the likelihood of loss of control of the aircraft," the report noted.
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This time, the 42 adware-infected apps received eight million downloads in a campaign that lasted more than a year.ESET, the long-established cybersecurity firm that discovered the adware, said that Google has now removed all of the offending apps, though it added that the software remains available on third-party app stores.While many apps show ads legitimately, adware is considered a more sinister presence in that it, for example, serves up scam ads, gathers users’ personal information, drains a phone’s battery, and can be annoyingly persistent.In this case, the malicious software served full-screen ads at random intervals and made it difficult for the user to know which app was responsible for the ads.It also gathered data from the user’s handset that included device type, OS version, language, number of installed apps, available storage space, battery status, whether the device is rooted and developer mode enabled, and whether Facebook and Facebook Messenger are installed.The apps were able to remain available on the Play Store for many months because the adware was designed to function in a way that gave it a greater chance of evading detection by Google’s security systems.
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< A kursras, and a divorce could do that to Jeff Bezos see himself demoted from his throne as the world's richest people.instead, the list is topped by its long time undisputed number one, Bill Gates.and, Amazon's shares were sold off in the rapid rate, in the torsdagseftermiddagen after the company released its interim report for the third quarter of the year.For the first time in two years, reported the company, reduction in income, this time by 26%, writes Forbes.for The negative numbers was Jeff Bezos's fortune is to be reduced to 103,9 billion us dollars – a little less than two billion in less than a Microsoftgrundaren Bill Gates.Makskiftet takes place one year after the keys were passed by just Bezos the förmögenhetslistan.
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If rumours are to be believed, we could be seeing augmented reality glasses from Apple sometime in 2020.That kind of hearsay is bolstered by a newly-released patent application, in which Apple describes a “head-mounted device with an adjustable opacity system.”Originally filed in April 2018, Apple’s patent details a head-mounted display that may have a transparent display and provides “images to a user through an optical coupler.” Now that could be anything from a pair of smart glasses, to something closer to Google’s now-defunct Daydream virtual reality headset.That said, descriptors in the patent seem to hint at something more glasses-like in form.In the patent’s abstract, Apple describes its headset might include an “adjustable opacity layer.” That layer would be inside the lenses and use ultraviolet light to control the lens’ transparency.That could block or dim light to up the contrast between projected images and real-world objects.
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No — here in the land o' Android, the high-stakes debate revolves around the Pixel 4 and whether Google's latest flagship phone is a device worth buying.The more you think about that question, the more you realize just how prickly of a situation Google's currently facing as it works to turn its phone from niche-level, enthusiast darling into mainstream success.Put on your thinking caps, gang.First, we need to think through what actually makes the Pixel 4 special — what qualities it possesses, regardless of whether it's a phone you'd personally purchase or not, that are truly exceptional and noteworthy in the field of Android options.Unless someone spends a ton of time taking photos of the night sky — or devotes an unusual amount of energy to studying the fine detail in side-by-side comparisons, as reviewers alone tend to do — are the Pixel 4's photography-related advantages really going to be that meaningful for most people?The Pixel 4's radar-based hand gesture system is certainly quite novel — and genuinely practical, I'd contend, in certain limited circumstances (both in enhancing the convenience of the phone's face unlock system and in providing a way to control certain phone functions with minimal fuss and interruption).
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Addressing a group of rightfully bored-looking Georgetown students, one of whom was allegedly escorted out for failing to silence their phone, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg used his much-anticipated speaking engagement today primarily to try to rewrite the history of his data collection company.Zuckerberg framed Facebook’s failure to enter the Chinese market as an unwillingness to compromise on the importance of free expression, its new oversight board a piece of responsible corporate governance enacted to the benefit of users everywhere.And perhaps most staggering: the notion was floated that, had Mark only gotten to work a few years sooner, Facebook could have prevented America’s blundering forever war in the Middle East (emphasis ours):Back when I was in college our country had just gone to war in Iraq and the mood on our campus was disbelief.[A] Lot of people felt like we were acting without hearing a lot of important perspectives, and the toll on soldiers and their families and our national psyche was severe, yet most of us felt like we were powerless to do anything about it.Facebook’s oversight board is a provision of the company’s historic $5 billion (£3.8 billion) settlement with the FTC, the result of government probes into the Cambridge Analytica scandal, rather than something merely dreamt up to improve moderation.
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A lone wolf complainer pretending to misunderstand a joke behind an advert was enough to get fashion retailer Boohoo told off by the Advertising Standards Authority this week, after the term "send nudes" was included in an online ad for a coat.Use of the well-worn internet meme was accused of being "socially irresponsible" by the complainant, as ironic and perhaps not so ironic requests for nude photos is one of the modern world's grimmest forms of internet-enabled communication.Another key factor in the decision against the retailer is Boohoo's "relatively young audience" according to the ASA, consisting of women more likely to experience pressure to share inappropriate photos because a man on the internet says so.Boohoo sort of lied a little bit by saying the term was used "solely to describe the colour resembling that of the wearer's skin," which it is and was, but as the ASA pointed out, the specific phrase "send nudes" was "likely to be understood as referring to requests for sexual photos" and this, the experts agreed, could result in the encouragement and normalisation of sexual harassment.The advert has been uselessly hindsight-banned and Boohoo told not to attempt any more funny memes.Sound life advice we should all follow.
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It might be time to dig out those old Game Boy cartridges you still have in the attic.Retro console maker Analogue announced today it will release its first handheld device, the Analogue Pocket.The not-a-Game-Boy-but-kind-of-a-Game-Boy device will play cartridges from every generation of Nintendo Game Boy, including the Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, and original Game Boy.The system looks like an old Game Boy Pocket but packs stereo speakers and a much nicer display, with a 3.5-inch 1,600 x 1,440 pixel LCD with "pro-level color accuracy," according to Analogue.It has two extra shoulder buttons for Game Boy Advance games, and a couple of extra face buttons, too.And if you want to play on your TV, there will be a Switch-like TV dock you can purchase separately.
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Instagram remains one of the most popular image-centric social network today and perhaps the only Facebook property (aside from Oculus) that has remained largely untouched by privacy scandals.Its association to Facebook and its popularity, however, also makes it a prime target for less conscientious people who’d love to pilfer users’ private information at every opportunity.Despite that imminent danger, it is only today that Instagram is rolling out a very basic switch to let users disconnect their app from any app they may have authorized in the past.It’s no Facebook but there are quite a few third-party apps and services that connect to whatever limited API Instagram may offer.These range from services the can print out posts to apps that let you use Direct messaging on your desktop.These third-parties will naturally require access to some of your account information but not all of them may do what they claim to do, much less protect your information.
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WeWork, the co-working empire once valued at $47 billion before reality struck, plunging the business and its investors into crisis, has another problem to add to its growing pile — one which doesn’t exactly reflect well on its core business of kitting out and maintaining modern working environments.The problem is a safety concern affecting users of WeWork co-working spaces in the U.S. and Canada.Today the company emailed members in the regions to warn that around 1,600 phone booths installed at WeWork locations have been found to have elevated levels of formaldehyde — which it warns could cause health issues for people exposed to the gas.The booths are provided in its co-working spaces for WeWork members to be able to take calls in private — given other common areas are shared by all users.“After a member informed us of odor and eye irritation, WeWork performed an analysis, including having an outside consultant conduct a series of tests on a sampling of phone booths.Upon receiving results late last week, we began to take all potentially impacted phone booths out of service,” it writes in an email to members.
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Fortnite isn’t over quite yet.Epic Games is about to bring the game back with Chapter 2 – Season 1, according to a leaked trailer.Twitter account SkinTrackerCom tweeted the 30-second promo for Fortnite’s latest Battle Pass.That tweet is now gone, but I captured the video.You can watch it above.The clip shows off a collection of new skins you can acquire for your character in the battle pass.
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