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The Samsung Galaxy S9+ camera bumps the Pixel 2 for DxOMark’s top spot

 You know the drill, right? A new flagship comes out and bumps the last big name out of the top spot. We’re still a couple of weeks out from the Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ release date, but the premium handset just ...

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Angry Birds maker Rovio sinks to new low on missed Q4 sales of €73.9M and EPS of €0.10

 Gaming and entertainment company Rovio continues to have a very hard time of it as it faces the music on the waning popularity of its once-might Angry Birds franchise. Today, the Helsinki-based company reported Q4 and full-year financials that fell ...

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Asus’ Zenfone 5 is the king of the MWC iPhone X knockoffs

 Sure, Apple didn’t have any sort of official presence at this year’s MWC, but this was the week the iPhone X really came into its own. The company’s premium flagship was everywhere in spirit, through the design choices from the ...

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The world’s largest DDoS attack took GitHub offline for less than tens minutes

 In a growing sign of the increased sophistication of both cyber attacks and defenses, GitHub has revealed that it weathered the largest-known DDoS attack in history this week. DDoS — or distributed denial of service in full — is a cyber ...

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Microsoft Soundscape helps the visually impaired navigate cities

 Microsoft today launched Soundscape, a new iOS app that aims to give people who are blind or visually impaired a greater awareness of their surrounding by using 3D cues. It’s worth stressing that the app isn’t about replacing guide dogs ...

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BGF Ventures leads ticket search engine TickX’s £3M Series A

 TickX, a U.K., Manchester-based startup that has developed a search engine and discovery platform for events and other “attractions” tickets, has raised £3 million in Series A funding. Read More Source link

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Bullitt is turning smartphones into toolboxes

 Given the fact that we already rely on them for pretty much everything else, why not just go all in and turn our smartphones in to literal toolboxes? Bullitt, the UK-based licensed phone manufacturer behind those Kodak handsets was on ...

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Instagram code reveals unreleased voice and video calling

 Instagram wants to be your phone, not just your camera. And it wants to be better at it than Snapchat. Files buried in Instagram and the Instagram Direct standalone app’s Android Application Packages (APKs) are files and icons for “Call” ...

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Bullitt is turning smartphones into toolboxes

 Given the fact that we already rely on them for pretty much everything else, why not just go all in and turn our smartphones in to literal toolboxes? Bullitt, the UK-based licensed phone manufacturer behind those Kodak handsets was on ...

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Google’s new YouTube Stories feature lets you swap out your background (no green screen required)

 Google researchers know how much people like to trick others into thinking they’re on the moon, or that it’s night instead of day, and other fun shenanigans only possible if you happen to be in a movie studio in front ...

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