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Google Wallpapers App Updated With New Categories, Bit of Pixel 2 Goodies

The official Wallpapers app from Google received a few new categories today, including a wallpaper specifically for all Pixel users that was showcased on the Pixel 2 at Google’s October 4 event. From what we can tell, Google has added three new categories, some only accessible by Pixel device...

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Got a Galaxy smartphone? Create your own theme with themeDIY!

If you have a Galaxy Note, S, J, S, or A series smartphone, creating and applying your own theme is literally just a few clicks away. Editor's PickHow to change themes on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Android is known for its customization. You can do nearly anything you want to the user interface,...

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Alexa can now recognize your voice and give personalized answers

Similar to what Google has done with its AI-powered speaker, you can now train Alexa to recognize multiple voices and give personalized responses. Editor's PickGoogle Home vs Amazon Echo – Is Google finally the king? The Google Home smart assistant was released just over a year ago, and a...

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Some Pixel XL owners can’t install the October security update

Some Google Pixel XL users are reporting that they’re having problems installing the October security update. You might remember that the smaller Pixel was experiencing a similar issue back in July. As of right now, the issue seems to be confined only to Pixel XL owners who either can&rs...

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Samsung’s new slim image sensors could be used in future bezel-less smartphones

Samsung has helped a great deal to promote the current trend of smartphones with nearly bezel-free displays, thanks to the success of the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, and more recently the Galaxy Note 8. Today, the company announced it has developed two new camera image sensors that offer high-end hardwa...

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Qualcomm hit with $773 million fine in Taiwan for antitrust violations

The Taiwan Fair Trade Commission has fined Qualcomm, the San Diego-based chipmaker, NT $23.4 billion for antitrust violations. That works out to around $773 million US. Qualcomm is being fined for the way it prices mobile phone chips and patents in the small, but important East-Asian stat...

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Huge 40TB hard drives are on the horizon, thanks to Western Digital

Western Digital (WD) has announced its next biggest innovation in hard drives, and it could bring capacities all the way up to 40 terabytes. At its San Jose, California headquarters, WD announced the world’s first microwave-assisted magnetic recording (MAMR) hard drives. The storage compa...

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Apple’s Mac sales are suffering once again

The PC market is down again in Q3 of 2017, as are Mac shipments, according to fresh figures from Gartner.The analyst firm’s latest report estimates that PC shipments hit 67 million units globally, down 3.6% year-on-year – but Apple’s Mac machines slipped to 4.6 million units, a mor...

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Apple’s big jump into original content will start with Steven Spielberg’s Amazing Stories

It’s been clear that Apple has been looking to expand into the world of original content, and now The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the company has struck a deal to revive the Steven Spielberg anthology series Amazing Stories. The filmmaker’s Amblin Entertainment production compa...

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Dow Jones publishes fake headlines about Google acquiring Apple after ‘technical error’

Shortly after 9:30AM ET today, the Dow Jones apparently fell victim to a “technical error” and began to publish fake headlines about Google acquiring Apple through its newswire, according to reports on Twitter and as first spotted by 9to5Mac. $GOOG $AAPL by Dow Jones... I guess you guy...


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