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Global Gadget News for 20 Sep 2018

Huawei Mate 20 leaks confirm curved sides

Slash Gear - 20 Sep 2018 05:12
Huawei Mate 20 leaks confirmHuawei has been making fun of Samsung and Apple after their respective smartphone announcements and, in little less than a month, we'll find out if it won't deserve such mockery as well. Granted,... almost everything about the Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro have more or less been confirmed leaked or, in the case of the Kirin 980 processor, …
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Ticketmaster claims it's fighting scalpers tooth and nail, but it may be aiding them in private. Exposés at CBC News and the Toronto Star have shown the company courting professional scalpers, even... when it's clear they're using bots or otherw...
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ESA and Nissan team to buildThe European Space Agency has teamed with Nissan to develop an off-road mobile observatory capable of traveling to the world’s darkest regions. The new vehicle, which is described as a concept at... this time, is named the Nissan Navara “Dark Sky.” According to the space agency, this concept includes a trailer featuring a high-powered observatory-class PlaneWave telescope. Light pollution is …
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Cody Wilson, owner of Defense Distributed and at the center of lawsuits over the ability to sell plans for 3D-printed guns online, is now wanted by the US Marshals. Wilson has been charged with... sexually assaulting a child in Texas, and Austin Police...
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Massive 1,000ft spider webA spider web spanning nearly 1,000ft has appeared in Greece, where locals say unusually high mosquito activity took place before the web appeared. This isn’t an ordinary spider web, not even a very... large one — it covers green landscape in a think blanket of webbing, giving a creepy wake-like appearance. READ: Spiders spiked with graphene weave ultra-strong webs The …
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Jaguar's next-gen Formula EThe next wave of Formula E cars is finally trickling out, and it's clear they're considerably more exciting this season. Panasonic Jaguar Racing has unveiled the next generation of its racer, the... I-Type 3, and it's a dramatic improvement even compar...
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Newegg hack exposed customers'Online retailer Newegg suffered a security breach that left customer credit card details exposed for around a month, according to a new report. The site was hit by the same hackers behind the recently... disclosed British Airways breach, as well as a previous one involving Ticketmaster in the UK. Customers impacted by the security issue will be notified by email. …
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At the 2018 Tokyo Game Show, Sony has announced the birth of a new product and what could possibly be the final nail in the coffin for another. Sony Interactive Entertainment SVP Hiroyuki Oda has... revealed that the company will cease PS Vita's product...
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PlayStation Classic andAt the Tokyo Game Show Sony showed off its PlayStation Classic system for the first time in person. Engadget Japan editor Ei Ito said it wasn't playable so we don't know if this is just a mockup or... the real thing, but it is sitting next to one of the...
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GoPro HERO7 Black, Silver andGoPro, the action camera company that started it all, isn't scheduled to unveil its latest generation of action cameras until later today, but someone seems to have been a wee bit too excited and... pushed the "Publish" button a bit early. Thanks to that, we're getting an early look at the GoPro HERO7 generation that has not just one, not …
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Xiaomi Mi 8 ProIt seems that the smartphone market should look to Chinese OEMs to push the in-display fingerprint sensor technology, a.k.a. fingerprint on display or FOD, forward. While Samsung and Apple may have... given up on it or are taking their sweet time, the likes of Vivo and, now, Xiaomi, are not only putting it in their flagships but are also pushing …
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Galaxy A7 2018 debuts withDJ Koh wasn't kidding. Samsung's mobile business chief shared that the company as pushing new features to its mid-range line first in order to appeal to millennials Now just a month after it launched... its Galaxy Note 9 flagship, Samsung has announced the first fruit of that new direction, the 2018 Galaxy A7. And, lo and behold, it is indeed …
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Galaxy Note 9 Bixby update hasSamsung's latest flagships are nearly perfect but they all have one consistent flaw. No, it's not Bixby per se but the obtrusive Bixby button at the side. Samsung dared to make it impossible to... disable that button on the Galaxy Note 9 but, after major backlash, it said it would reconsider. Reconsider it did but not in the way users …
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Xperia XZ3 pre-order comesGiven the flood surrounding Apple's new iPhones and the subsequent rollout of iOS 12, it's easy enough to forget some of the recent flagship phones that came just days before it. Especially when said... flagship phone is a Sony. The Xperia XZ3 debuted last month without much fuss or fanfare, typical of Sony, and it is now finally being made …
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Apple's bigger, better WatchApple's new iPhones are impressive and all, but I'd argue the company's new Watch Series 4 stole the show in Cupertino last week. In addition to the first major redesign in the wearable's history,... Apple crammed a host of improved health and fitness f...
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Louisiana Pipeline ProtestersIn the wake of the 2016 protests at Standing Rock, many states, including Oklahoma, Iowa, and Pennsylvania, made moves to prevent similar demonstrations against pipelines on their own land. As the... final leg of the Dakota Access Pipeline nears completion in Louisiana, the effects of this industry backlash are becoming...
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The ESA teamed with Nissan toNissan unveiled its Navara Dark Sky concept vehicle at the Hannover Motor Show this week, and it's a vehicle designed for astronomers. The truck is an enhanced version of the automaker's Navara... vehicle and along with including some handy new features...
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The Star Wars Galaxy Can'tBeneath the murky patina of its war movie aesthetic, Rogue One is ultimately a film about the power of hope, an idealistic legacy that Star Wars has long championed. But it also feels like its... immediate legacy more relates to the fact that the movie managed to kill off its primary cast, because Star Wars media can't...
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Amazon may open thousands ofAmazon was slow to launch its store of the future, Amazon Go, but that could change in a big way over the new few years. According to a new report, Amazon may open as many as 3,000 Amazon Go... cashier-free stores by 2021, giving people all over the nation the opportunity to buy groceries without standing in a checkout lane. …
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2019 Cadillac CT6-V renamed asCadillac’s most potent V-Series cars are gaining a new member, with the 2019 CT6 V-Sport graduating ahead of its launch to CT6-V status. The news will see the roughly 550 horsepower super-sedan... replace the fan-favorite CTS-V, which will be discontinued after the 2019 model year. The CT6 V-Sport was announced back in March, the first vehicle to feature Cadillac’s first …
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Amazon Echo Sub, Smart PlugIt was only a few days ago that a report claimed Amazon would be introducing at least eight new Alexa-based Internet of Things devices, and now two of those alleged products have leaked. One, the... Amazon Echo Sub, is said to be a smart subwoofer with a circular design; the other is a Smart Plug that brings Alexa to any …
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