• People line up for new iPhone Xs in Houston
People line up for new iPhone Xs in Houston

Apple did use an L-shaped battery on the iPhone X also , but to get the L-shape, the company utilised two separate battery units. Apple on Friday released iPhone XS and XS Max . Outside of the phone simply being bigger, it's the same ol' iPhone X form factor and design I've used for the past 11 months. Because the XS Max has such a lar...

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  • Alibaba's Jack Ma rules out comeback after he steps down next year
Alibaba's Jack Ma rules out comeback after he steps down next year

China had threatened to retaliate with "synchronised counter measures" against Trump's third round of tariffs, saying the US' move will add " new uncertainties" for future talks between the world's top two economies. Earlier this month, Ma had announced that he will hand over the company Chairman's post to Daniel Zhang, who's now the CEO of the co...

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  • IPhone XS Teardown Unearths Smaller Battery And Tricky Display Assembly
IPhone XS Teardown Unearths Smaller Battery And Tricky Display Assembly

Yes - Apple would be in serious trouble if it wasn't. We'll likely see many similar drop tests in the future, but Apple's latest and greatest phones fared quite well in this one. Apple quietly discontinued a few older iPhones to make room for the new models. So just hang tight for a month. The iPhone XS Max , meanwhile, is worth Dh4,649, Dh5,...

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  • Amazon planning to release new Alexa devices, including a microwave
Amazon planning to release new Alexa devices, including a microwave

The info they've reviewed shows a list of devices that includes a microwave oven, amplifier, receiver, subwoofer, and an in-car gadget. Bringing Alexa to more devices fits in with the plans Amazon has outlined for its voice assistant .

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  • Galaxy Note 9 Catches Fire In Woman’s Purse, Samsung Faces Lawsuit
Galaxy Note 9 Catches Fire In Woman’s Purse, Samsung Faces Lawsuit

Soon after that, she heard a weird noise from her bag which she described as "whistling and screeching" sounds. The smoke from the phone filled the elevator until she was able to get the door open and kick it into the lobby. "The battery in the Galaxy Note 9 is safer than ever", Samsung's mobile business head DJ Koh reportedly told The Investo...

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  • As Apple launches new iPhones, here are flagships it may have discontinued
As Apple launches new iPhones, here are flagships it may have discontinued

The iPhone Xs Max starts at £1,099 in the United Kingdom, and goes up to £1,449, while in Europe, it starts at €1,249 and goes up to €1,649, again in Germany . With the smartphone maker is offering discounts on previous generation iPhones in India , the USA customers also get deals on the newest flagship product - iPhone XS , though carrier ba...

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  • How To Watch Apple's iPhone Event Tonight
How To Watch Apple's iPhone Event Tonight

New features include grouped notifications, a fresh set of animojis and "digital health" features that let users track how much they use their phones everyday. Here's Apple's Special Events website , where the company offers recaps of previous keynotes. Here, The National takes a look at Apple's new line-up .

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  • ‘Budget’ iPhone Xc leaks reveal four coloured backs, dual SIM support
‘Budget’ iPhone Xc leaks reveal four coloured backs, dual SIM support

Along with this announcement, you will be excited to hear that Apple will launch the largest iPhone ever manufactured beside the current iPhone X' successor with the name of iPhone Xs. In contrast to last year's reports for the iPhone X, this time around some unreasonable speculation has remained for the naming of the three iPhones.

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  • Tesla accounting chief resigns
Tesla accounting chief resigns

Morton stated that "the level of public attention placed on the company" and "the pace within the company" caused him to reconsider his future. Meanwhile, the company announced in a regulatory filing the departure of Morton, who is quoted by Tesla as stepping down due to the level of public scrutiny and the pace at the company but not over an...

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  • Rumor mill: 5 things to expect from Apple's new iPhone(s)
Rumor mill: 5 things to expect from Apple's new iPhone(s)

The new leak reveals to us three dummies of Apple's next-generation iPhone X. This device is said to be an affordable version of the 2017 iPhone X flagship smartphone and that it will ship with a 6.1-inches display that uses LCD technology.

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  • Chrome 69 Brings Material Theme Design for Android, iOS, and Desktop Users
Chrome 69 Brings Material Theme Design for Android, iOS, and Desktop Users

Similar to the improvements to the password manager , Google says that the browser is now smarter about filling in addresses, credit-card details, and other types of information. We love the Chrome Dinosaur game, the one that appears and soothes the feeling of frustration you get when trying to surf the web in Chrome when you have no interne...

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  • Apple Not Adding In-Display Fingerprint Sensor To iPhones Anytime Soon
Apple Not Adding In-Display Fingerprint Sensor To iPhones Anytime Soon

Talking about specification, the iPhone XC will come with a 6.1-inch LCD display, Apple A12 SoC and 3GB of RAM. An image reportedly showing both iPhone Xs variants - seen above - was revealed at the end of August, allowing us to assume that the handsets shouldn't look too different from the iPhone X .

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  • Facebook, Twitter fall as they face U.S. Congress
Facebook, Twitter fall as they face U.S. Congress

Follow the live blog below. Sheryl Sandberg will tell the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday that Facebook was "too slow to spot" Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election and "too slow to act", according to an opening statement the Facebook chief operating officer released Tuesday.

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  • Huawei all set to launch Mate 20 series on 16 October
Huawei all set to launch Mate 20 series on 16 October

The very highly anticipated Huawei Mate 20 is finally getting some official attention from Huawei after the announcement of the core of the phone - the Kirin 980 processor. The Kirin 980 will feature ARM's Mali G76MP10 GPU, becoming the first processor with the unit. We are used to holding phones with glass, metal, or plastic backs, but now...

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  • Sony has unveiled a top-end smartphone Xperia XZ3
Sony has unveiled a top-end smartphone Xperia XZ3

It is IP65/68 certified for water and dust resistance, weighs 193 grams, and has 158x73 x9.9mm dimensions . Ahead of the event, the phone has shown up in a Geekbench listing running Android Pie , aka Android 9.0. With a glass back, single front and rear-facing cameras , and large bezels, Sony launched its new phone. It has a 19MP Motion ...

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  • Microsoft launches Xbox console subscription service
Microsoft launches Xbox console subscription service

The Xbox All Access is sweetened with an Xbox One console, Xbox Game Pass , and an Xbox Live Gold subscription. The Xbox One S plan comes out to a total of nearly $528, whereas buying all three products at retail price would cost $660.

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  • IPhone XS leak confirms design, name, larger device, and gold color
IPhone XS leak confirms design, name, larger device, and gold color

The invitation doesn't provide much a hint for what to expect. It broke with that practice a year ago by releasing the iPhone X weeks later than usual, prompting concerns the flagship model might sell fewer units during what is typically Apple's biggest sales quarter.

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  • Google rebrands Tez to Google Pay in India
Google rebrands Tez to Google Pay in India

Google Assistant now supports Marathi language. Project Navlekha is Google's initiative to empower publications that publish in local languages. Google.org, along with Google employees, will also be making a $1 million grant to several NGOs in India to support the relief and recovery efforts in the flood-affected regions in Kerala and Karnatak...

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  • Donald Trump claims Google is ‘hiding’ news about him
Donald Trump claims Google is ‘hiding’ news about him

Limbaugh said there isn't "this vibrant so-called attractive, wonderful smorgasbord of ideas where people get to exchange and debate and expand their minds". This morning, Google released a statement denying that it rigs search results for political purposes. Days earlier, the report from PJ Media found that 96 percent of Google search re...

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  • Major Carriers Begin Sales of New Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Phablet
Major Carriers Begin Sales of New Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Phablet

The Note 9 improves on the dual 12-megapixel rear cameras used in the previous Note 8 by adding dual aperture lenses, giving users improved picture quality. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, paired with 6GB/8GB RAM options. During the launch, Aditya Babbar , General Manager, Samsung India said, " Galaxy A8 Star comes with th...

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  • Here's how Battlefield 5 looks with Nvidia RTX effects
Here's how Battlefield 5 looks with Nvidia RTX effects

These cards will be succeeding Nvidia's current consumer flagship line, the GTX 10 series consisting of GTX 1070, GTX 1080 and GTX 1080 Ti. Nvidia usually waits a while before launching the Ti versions of its GPUs, but this time around the company has launched the 2080 Ti alongside the normal version.

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  • Twitch Prime Dropping Ad-Free Viewing, Game Discounts
Twitch Prime Dropping Ad-Free Viewing, Game Discounts

For one, you get a free subscription to a channel each month, free games, in-game loot, etc. And before you think you can take advantage of this, the credit is canceled if you return the game. If you already have a game pre-ordered with the 20% discount, you'll still receive that discount even if the game ships after August 28 . Launched in 201...

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  • First look at 'Red Dead Redemption 2' gameplay
First look at 'Red Dead Redemption 2' gameplay

The trailer explains how players will constantly be on the run from the authorities, fleeing areas of the sandbox and setting up new camps that serve as the gang's base. The video provides a nice, general overview of Red Dead Redemption 2 , giving us a peek at fighting, shooting, camp/gang management, character interaction, and, of course, plenty ...

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  • Fortnite for Android goes
Fortnite for Android goes "off market"

Google isn't very happy about this as they seem to put Fortnite's main competitor PUBG at the top of search results when someone searches for the aforementioned game. Yesterday, Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 9, choosing to focus on a wide variety of features for an upgrade instead of the device's overall external design.

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  • Samsung Galaxy Note9 is up for pre-order in India
Samsung Galaxy Note9 is up for pre-order in India

The while the 6.4-inch device is also Samsung's most expensive smartphone as it comes with a hefty price tag of AED 3,699 for a 128GB/6GB configuration and AED 4,599 512GB/8GB (prices are inclusive of VAT). Expectations are high for the next Galaxy S phone, and they will only grow as the rest of 2018 is still anticipating new flag-bearers from S...

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