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Twitter suspends several hugely popular accounts for serial spamming

After vowing to crack down on bots and spammers, Twitter has suspended several high-profile accounts for attempting to game the system by using mass-retweets and stolen content to gain popularity.Some of the suspended accounts, including @dory and @memeprovider, had millions of followers. It's unkno...

Android

Galaxy Note 8, S8, and Galaxy S9 Get Access to Camera-Based Google Lens Experience

Back at MWC, Google announced that Google Lens would rollout to Google Photos for everyone (And it did!), but that the camera-based version would also show up on “compatible flagship devices” within the coming weeks. Since that announcement, the Galaxy S8 line and Galaxy Note 8 have slow...

Android

OnePlus 5/5T updated to Android 8.1 Oreo with latest OxygenOS betas

OnePlus 5T and OnePlus 5 beta testers can now get their hands on OxygenOS Open Beta 4 and Open Beta 6, respectively. As well as a number of key tweaks and optimizations, both beta builds also upgrade the two devices to Android 8.1 Oreo. OnePlus promised back in November that each of its phones from...

Android

Which is better? Unity vs Unreal Engine for Android game development

If you’re interested in getting started with Android game development, using a game engine like Unity or Unreal Engine 4 is often the best strategy. But which one should you ultimately pick? Both represent a sweet spot between ease of use and power. These are fully integrated development envi...

Android

Report: Samsung sets high Galaxy S9 sales goal, despite low pre-order figures

Reports from Korea suggest that Samsung aims to ship 43 million units of its S9 and S9 Plus devices. This is around two million more than achieved by the S8 and S8 Plus. At the same time, first-day sales of S9 and S9 Plus devices in Korea were reported to be only 70 percent of that of the S8. Rece...

Android

Samsung discusses Oreo timeline for Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8, and Galaxy S7

Samsung Canada has discussed its Android Oreo timeline for various devices. The update will roll out to the S8 and S8 Plus beginning next week, and the Galaxy Note 8 from March 28. Other handsets and tablets will be upgraded in the summer or later this year. Samsung Canada has provided some timesc...

Software

Google allows manufacturers to add third-party commands to the Assistant

Google’s AI-based virtual assistant just added another skill up its sleeve. Google Assistant now has third-party app support to make the app more relevant and useful. As of now, Google Assistant can only perform tasks based on universal commands like providing weather updates, text or call, tu...

Apple

New Entry-Level Mac Notebook Expected to Adopt Retina Display, Likely Launch at WWDC in June

Earlier this month, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reported that Apple is expected to introduce a cheaper MacBook Air sometime during the second quarter of the year, and a few days later a second report backed up Kuo's claims with a claim of a price point starting at $799 or $899. DigiTimes is...

Apple

Study Suggests AliveCor KardiaBand for Apple Watch Can Be Used With AI Algorithm to Detect High Potassium

AliveCor, the company that makes an FDA-approved EKG band for the Apple Watch called KardiaBand, teamed up with the Mayo Clinic for a new study that suggests an AliveCor EKG device paired with artificial intelligence technology can non-invasively detect high levels of potassium in the blood. A seco...

Software

Firefox 59: Firefox Screenshots gets image editing functionality

Mozilla plans to improve the built-in screenshot tool of the Firefox web browser in Firefox 59 Stable by adding image editing functionality to it. Screenshot functionality is not entirely new. Mozilla added screen capturing options to Firefox back in 2012 when it added the functionality to the brows...


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