OnePlus 7 Pro 5G Starts Receiving OxygenOS 9.5.4 Update, Brings Optimised DC Dimming and Ambient Display

OnePlus 7 Pro 5G Starts Receiving OxygenOS 9.5.4 Update, Brings Optimised DC Dimming and Ambient Display

The OnePlus 7 Pro 5G’s experimental DC dimming feature has been optimised with the latest OxygenOS build OnePlus announced the company’s first 5G smartphone – the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G – just over a month ago in the UK. The company has now pushed out an update for the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G, which brings a host of bug fixes related to the software and the camera. The update also introduces optimisations for the DC dimming feature, double-tap-to-wake gesture, and the ambient display. The new OxygenOS build is currently being rolled out in a staged manner and is expected to reach …

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Xiaomi is finally adding an app drawer to MIUI

Xiaomi is finally adding an app drawer to MIUI

Xiaomi’s MIUI continues to be one of the most popular custom ROMs, with over 250 million users across the globe. While Xiaomi has added a lot of features to the ROM over the last two years, a key omission has been the app drawer. It was particularly frustrating to see that the POCO Launcher had an app drawer, while most MIUI users had to resort to using a third-party launcher to access the same. However, it looks like Xiaomi is finally set to add the app drawer into MIUI. According to screenshots received by the folks over at XDA, MIUI …

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Hackers hijack phone number, break into man's Google account, then try to steal $25K

Hackers hijack phone number, break into man’s Google account, then try to steal $25K

Identity theft via hacking or social engineering is a common problem these days, and the results can quickly spiral out of control, locking you out of the accounts you depend on permanently, as in the case of today’s horror story. A contributor over at ZDNet recently suffered what can only be called a total security meltdown in the space of a week when a hacker gained access to his Google account via a SIM-swap attack. A SIM-swap attack, for the unfamiliar, is when an unauthorized individual ports a targeted phone number (usually tied to a two-factor authentication method attached to another …

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iOS 13 lets you know if you’re deleting apps with active subscriptions

The notification clarifies that you’ll still be able to access your account elsewhere via a browser or another device even if you delete the app. It’ll also tell you when you’re up for renewal, and it includes a “Manage Subscription” button that takes you straight to your subscription list. You can cancel your subs from that page. Never seen this alert before – Apple now tells you if an app you’re deleting has a subscription still active. Good move. (Taken on iOS 13 beta 2.) pic.twitter.com/WU57nS8Ziv — Federico Viticci (@viticci) June 18, 2019 Viticci noticed the new feature on iOS …

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Amazon Offers $220 Discount on 2019 Macbook Pro With Latest Intel Core Processor

Amazon Offers $220 Discount on 2019 Macbook Pro With Latest Intel Core Processor

Amazon.com/Apple Inc. If you need to upgrade to the latest MacBook Pro, Amazon has a deal worth considering. The online retailer is offering up a 2019 MacBook Pro, outfitted with the latest Intel Core processor, at a $220 discount. The $220 discount cuts this MacBook Pro’s price down from $2,800 to $2,580. If that’s too rich for your blood, however, we’ve gathered some of the best laptop deals for June to help you find something more affordable. This particular MacBook Pro also comes with a 15-inch Retina display, a Touch Bar, Touch ID, a 512GB solid-state drive (SSD), a Force …

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Samsung to foster neural processing unit

Samsung to foster neural processing unit

(Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto) Samsung Electronics will foster its neural processing unit (NPU) capabilities as part of its goal to secure leadership in logic chip businesses by 2030, the company has announced. The South Korean conglomerate said the technology will be key in the era of artificial intelligence (AI) and that it will create 2,000 related jobs in the area, 10 times the amount it is hiring currently. NPU is a processor optimised for deep learning algorithms. Samsung’s System LSI Business, its logic chip division, and Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, the conglomerate’s long-term research and development arm, developed their own …

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How to recover your hacked Instagram account

How to recover your hacked Instagram account

Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Previously, if your Instagram account was taken over by an attacker, recovering it would require wading through choppy customer support, or calling for assistance from white-hat hackers. Now, Instagram is rolling out new measures to help you get your account back more easily Here’s what you have to do in case your account gets hacked: Open the Instagram app, and go to the login page. Tap on ‘Need more help’. Enter the original email address and phone …

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Samsung Galaxy M40 to Go on Sale Today at 12 Noon via Amazon, Samsung Online Store: Price, Specifications, Launch Offers

Samsung Galaxy M40 to Go on Sale Today at 12 Noon via Amazon, Samsung Online Store: Price, Specifications, Launch Offers

Samsung Galaxy M40 is all set to go on sale for the first time in India today. The latest smartphone in Samsung’s India-first Galaxy M series will be available beginning 12pm (noon) via Amazon.in and Samsung Online Store. Samsung Galaxy M40 is the fourth smartphone to be a part of the Galaxy M series, which was first introduced back in January in the country with the Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20 smartphones. Samsung Galaxy M30 joined the Galaxy M series in February. Samsung Galaxy M40 comes with features like triple rear cameras, a full-HD+ display with screen sound tech, a …

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These are the best Dell EOFY deals

These are the best Dell EOFY deals

If you’re looking to score yourself a brand new computer or monitor, for work or for pleasure, then there’s never been a better time to check out Dell’s array of laptops, ultrabooks, 2-in-1s, monitors, and gaming rigs. Considering that the Dell XPS 13 currently sits at the top of our lists for both the best ultrabooks and best laptops available in Australia, it’s definitely worth checking one out with these savings. While you can visit Dell’s store homepage directly and have a browse yourself, we’ve gone through the site’s current offers and picked out some of the choicest ones available, …

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Apple will release two iPhones with 5G in 2020, top analyst says

Apple will release two iPhones with 5G in 2020, top analyst says

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California, June 3, 2019. Mason Trinca | Reuters TF International Securities analyst Ming Chi Kuo said in a note on Monday that Apple’s first 5G iPhones will launch in 2020 using modems provided by Qualcomm. The note reiterates a bit of what Kuo said in a similar note published in April. Kuo said Apple will launch three different iPhone models in 2020 with 6.7-inch, 6.1-inch and 5.4-inch screen sizes. All three models will have OLED screens, which are more colorful than LCD panels. Apple’s iPhone XS …

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Apple is adding picture-in-picture mode to the Apple TV

Apple is adding picture-in-picture mode to the Apple TV

Apple seemingly left one new, upcoming tvOS feature out of the company’s WWDC keynote earlier this month: picture-in-picture. 9to5Mac reports that today’s developer beta of tvOS 13 allows Apple TV users to shrink down any video playing in the Apple TV app to a corner of the screen and continue browsing through other content and menus — while still watching whatever video was originally playing. Unfortunately a public beta for tvOS 13 isn’t yet available and is expected in July. For now, picture-in-picture is said to be limited to the Apple TV app, but hopefully the same functionality comes to …

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