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It seems that battery heat problems are now really significant to Samsung and for a good reason, don t you agree?According to information, the Korean company plans to use the same heat pipe design that Galaxy S7 has and incorporate it into the Galaxy S8 s design.In case you missed it, the Galaxy S7 was Samsung s first phone to feature a heat pipe – one of the thinnest in the world at the time, with only 0,4 mm thickness.Using this heat pipe, Samsung managed to take the heat from the chipset and bring it to a graphite sheet on the back where it could be dispersed.The use of heat pipes is not something extraordinary today, since they can be found in high-end computer coolers both desktop and laptop and have gained popularity in phones recently.So expect to find one in the upcoming Galaxy S8 model, that will make an appearance in the coming weeks.
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You ve probably seen a Meitu selfie in your Instagram or Facebook feed in the past 24 hours.The app smoothes skin, slims down faces, and even applies a layer of virtual blush and lipgloss, adding a beautifying effect to your photos.And although the app has been popular in China for years — Meitu went public in Hong Kong last month — it only recently caught on with American users.But security experts quickly pointed out that Meitu, which is free to download in Google Play and the App Store, requires way more data from users phones than is necessary for a simple photo app and contains some allegedly sketchy code.But, as information security researcher Greg Linares notes, the Android version of Meitu wants a lot more than that: the app can access information about what other apps users are running, their precise locations, their unique device identifier numbers IMSIs , call information, carrier information and wifi connections.Apple did not respond to a request for comment about Meitu.
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According to reports from various countries with a strong presence of Chinese phone brands, the Meizu M5 and the M5 Note could be heading out of China very soon.The phones are expected to launch in Indonesia and India very soon, along with a possibility of them hitting the European market soon after.The devices were spotted at Postel, which you can think of as the Indonesian cousin of the FCC.However, details provided by the authority were scarce.Thankfully, the devices have been around a while so we know what to expect.The Meizu M5 comes with a 5.2-inch 1280 x 720p display, and is powered by the mid-range MediaTek MT6750 SoC.Along with that, it has a 3070mAh battery, and features either 2GB or 3GB of RAM along with 16GB or 32GB of ROM respectively.The M5 Note, on the other hand, comes with a larger 5.5-inch 1920 x 1080p display and runs on the newer MediaTek Helio P10 SoC.With that, it has 3GB or 4GB of RAM, 16/32/64GB storage and a beefier 4000mAh battery.
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If, say, the presidential inauguration is a thing you d like to watch on Friday morning, then great news, friend, there are plenty of options.The bad news is that you ve missed the musical stylings of Toby Keith, Lee Greenwood and 3 Doors Down.The good news is that the real, good-old-fashioned inauguratin doesn t really get started until 11:30AM ET tomorrow.That s when the swearing-in starts and the newly minted leader of the free world will address the Capitol, the country, the world and any space aliens with a good enough antenna.At 3PM, a parade will wind its way down Pennsylvania Avenue to his new home.There s no shortage of ways to catch the ceremonies, even if you don t have a TV, and some outlets have fun early 21st century options like 360 video, which is kind of like being there, without all of the inflated parking prices.
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Microsoft s lawsuit objecting to the indiscriminate use by U.S. law enforcement of orders that demand user data without the opportunity to inform the customer may run into questions about the software giant's standing to raise the issue on behalf of its customers.A government motion to dismiss Microsoft s complaint comes up for oral arguments Monday and significantly the judge said on Thursday that the issue of whether Fourth Amendment rights are personal or can be vicariously asserted by third-parties on behalf of their customers would have to be addressed by both sides.The issue of whether service provider companies can sue on behalf of their users against secret orders has figured in other lawsuits including one between Facebook and law enforcement in New York.The lawsuit filed by Microsoft in April has the backing of a large number of civil rights groups, trade bodies and companies, including Google, Amazon, Cisco Systems, Apple and Twitter, who have filed briefs in the federal court.Microsoft said in its complaint that it brought the case because its customers have a right to know when the government obtains a warrant to read their emails, and because Microsoft has a right to tell them.It said at the time that over the past 18 months federal courts had issued almost 2,600 secrecy orders, also referred to as gag orders, that prevented Microsoft from speaking about warrants and other legal process seeking its customers data.
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The VR API space is .Facebook's Oculus has its own SDK, the Oculus SDK.Valve has its own API, SteamVR, used with the HTC Vive headset.Parts of this API are open source, named OpenVR, and drivers have been built enabling SteamVR games to be used with the Rift, albeit forfeiting certain capabilities native to the Oculus SDK.The Khronos group, the industry consortium that stewards development of the OpenGL specification, is working on a VR specification of its own.A number of companies including Intel have banded together to create , an open source VR platform.
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In 2017 it is essential that SEO professionals secure the buy-in they need from their business leaders so they can accomplish their professional goals.Understanding this potential and the direction of the industry can help you establish yourself and your business within this changing field, laying a firm foundation for a strong brand moving forward.Here are seven ways you can elevate your SEO performance on both a personal and professional level.Brands that want to drive performance need to focus resources and budget on SEO, and as a marketer, you need to promote this channel.Invest your time and resources in improving performance in this segment so that you can begin to demonstrate both your own competence and the importance of digital marketing to your brand as a whole.2 Optimize your human capital
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Samsung Galaxy S8 LeakedThis is no BS render or image of a screen protector!This is a real leaked photo of the Samsung Galaxy S8!It s widely believed that Samsung is waiting for MWC to launch the Samsung Galaxy S8, and that sounds about right to us but it doesn t mean that there aren t actual live Galaxy S8 s already in the wild!This photo was sent to me earlier today by a company that is making accessories for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 and appears to show a leaked model of the upcoming Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone.We can see from the photo that this gold phone is clearly marked with Samsung branding, and in fact the area where the branding is seen is where the physical home button is found on the S7.This either means that the fingerprint scanner is now located on the rear of the Samsung Galaxy S8 or the new phone feature an under screen fingerprint scanner.The glossy gold body is curved to match the curved display of the Samsung Galaxy S8, and we can see from the onscreen icons that the S8 will feature NFC.It s also interesting that the Android system clearly shows Google services in the Chinese UI suggesting that this is an international version of the new Samsung flagship.So there you guys have it!
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Not that they should applaud—he gets enough applause when he performs stand-up or when he gets recognized from Atlanta, the TV show he both writes and stars in.Maybe it s like church, he says, like gospel music.In many African American churches, clapping hands and tapping feet were requirements for attendance.A team of creative advisers and managers helps, but Glover was early to the multiplatform artist party.Coat by Gucci; shirt by Cos; chain and ring by Cartier; jeans by Ksubi from Barneys New YorkGlover grew up in Stone Mountain, Georgia, about 20 miles east of Atlanta; his mother ran a day care center and didn t much care for music, but his father, a Postal Service worker, played everything from Hall & Oates to Funkadelic to the Police.
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The camera market has long been segmented into three basic categories: Cameras for professionals, models for the so-called serious hobbyists, and models for the newcomer.The market for aerial photography aka drones with real cameras on them is about 150 years younger, and therefore somewhat less segmented.This compact, low-priced $500, cheap for a UAV flyer is the drone equivalent of a cellphone camera, complete with an over-emphasis on selfies.As someone who falls somewhere between the professional and serious amateur markets which is to say I make money off drone cameras, but have not, thus far, felt the need for a pro level drone like the DJI Inspire 2 my first instinct was to scoff at the Breeze.Would I bring it to a high-end real estate photo shoot?The Breeze is lightweight and designed to fit in a backpack, though at 13 ounces, it still needs to be registered with the FAA.
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Netflix surprised Wall Street on Wednesday when it reported fourth-quarter earnings and subscriber growth.In the US, net additions totaled 1.93 million, much better than the consensus forecast among analysts of 1.38 million and Netflix's own prior estimates.Earnings per share were $0.15, two cents above the median forecast.Netflix's performance drove its stock higher in after-hours trading.On Thursday, it hit an all-time high of $143.45, up by 6%, in the first few minutes of trading.The streaming service is making a major push outside the US and investing heavily in original content that works for audiences everywhere."We are in no rush to push margins up too quickly, as we want to ensure we are investing aggressively enough to continue to lead internet TV around the world," the company said in its earnings letter.Below are some analysts' reactions to the earnings results and their ratings of the stock.
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Gmail users are being targeted by a new phishing scam that has been fooling even the most informed tech enthusiasts.As Mark Maunder, CEO of Wordfence, explains, users are being sent an email with an attachment, which when clicked, opens a new window to what looks like a Gmail login page.The page is, of course, a fake, and entering your login details will immediately send them to the hackers behind this latest email scam.But what's most troubling about the email is that the hackers have managed to make it look like it comes from one of your own contacts – i.e.The subject of the email will likely be based on a subject you've discussed with the contact previously, and the name of the attachment will probably have been given a convincingly familiar title.What's more, the URL that opens when you click the attachment looks very similar to the legitimate Google login page address.
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Caspian tigers were some of the largest cats ever to roam the Earth, but they went extinct in the 1960s. want to bring them back.A new study, published in the journal Biological Conservation, lays out the plan to reintroduce the tigers using a subspecies, the Siberian tiger, which is
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HKT, the largest telecommunications services provider in Hong Kong, on Wednesday stepped up its campaign for 5G preparations in the city by calling on the government to implement spectrum trading among the city s four incumbent mobile network operators.In the third of its series of papers on mobile spectrum, HKT asked: Why are we waiting?The company last year threw the spotlight on the government s delay in implementing mobile spectrum trading in Hong Kong, following industry concerns that the government s latest spectrum reassignment proposal could disrupt wireless network operations and significantly raise the cost of mobile communications services in the city.In response to HKT s inquiry last year, the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau said in a letter dated April 27 that spectrum trading was again on its agenda, and a consultant would be asked to re-visit the issue.London-based commercial law firm Preiskel & Co said in a report in March last year that there are already well-functioning spectrum trading markets in Britain, most European Union countries, the United States, Canada, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, India and Australia.The company, which is the telecommunications arm of tycoon Richard Li Tzar-kai s PCCW group, pointed out that spectrum trading encourages the efficient use of this scarce resource, which brings important benefits to consumers in terms of broader services availability, such as 5G and the internet of things .
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As expected, Xiaomi today announced the Redmi Note 4 in India at their New Delhi event.The Redmi Note 4 is Xiaomi s first India launch in 2017.With the MediaTek issue going on in India, Xiaomi had no choice but to make the Redmi Note 4 Snapdragon-powered.Which is why, they ve gone with the Snapdragon 625.Let s have a look at the full specifications of the Redmi Note 4 for India.Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Snapdragon 625 SpecificationsBelow are the specifications of the Redmi Note 4 Snapdragon version according to manufacturers Xiaomi.5.5-inch 1920 x 1080p displaySnapdragon 625 SoC2GB / 3GB / 4GB RAM16GB / 32GB / 64GB ROM13 mega-pixel f/2.0 rear camera with PDAF5 mega-pixel front cameraFingerprint sensor, rear mounted4100mAh batteryMIUI based on Android 6.0 MarshmallowXiaomi reckon that an MIUI 8 version based on Android 7.0 Nougat will be available soon.It ll be interesting to see how the Snapdragon 625 version stacks up against the MediaTek-powered variant, that we reviewed earlier.Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Price in IndiaThe Snapdragon 625-powered Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is priced fairly aggressively.According to Xiaomi, the Redmi Note 4 will be available for:9,999 INR $146; 2GB RAM 32GB ROM 10,999 INR $161; 3GB RAM 32GB ROM 12,999 INR  $190; 4GB RAM 64GB ROM However you look at it, it does look like super-aggressive pricing.As far as availability is concerned, the Redmi Note 4 will be available via Flipkart and Mi.com starting 23rd January.
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Last May, Ars reported that a critical vulnerability in a widely used image-processing application left a that allowed hackers to execute malicious code on the underlying servers.More than five months later, Facebook paid a $40,000 bounty after discovering it was among those at risk.The vulnerability, which was , involves the way ImageMagick parses video files with the MVG extension.Attackers can disguise them as JPG files that contain malformed file paths that allow remote attackers to break out of the image manipulation flow and execute their own shell commands.Within days of the critical vulnerability becoming known, attackers started in an attempt to exploit the vulnerability, which is indexed as CVE-2016-3714.
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Great news for all of you vivo fans out there, since today, vivo V5 Plus was just unveiled by the Chinese company.One of the most important specs od the V5 Plus is the dual front camera arrangement, that Vivo seems to be most proud of, with 20 MP 8 MP resolution and selfie softlight flash!Yes, we re talking about the front dual camera guys!The 20 MP one uses Sony s IMX376 1/2.78″ sensor with f/2.0 aperture and 5P lens system, while the 8 MP f/2.0 camera captures depth information.This way, we will all be able to capture magnificent photos with bokeh effects in an instant, with out worrying about how our selfies will look like.After all, there s the ability to  refocus shots even after they re captured, adding blurring effects wherever you want.Going back to the main camera of the device, we can find a 16MPixels single snapper, with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture and 4K video recording capability.vivo v5 Plus – Main Specifications5.5-inch 1080p touchscreen with 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass 5Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage3,160 mAh batteryFuntouch OS 3.0 based on Android 6.0 MarshmallowFingerprint sensorAK4376 dedicated Hi-Fi audio chipMetallic designDimensions: 152.58 x 74 x 7.26 mmWeight: 158,6 grAccording to the official announcement, the device will be available only in gold color, pictured above and it will be available in India, Malaysia and neighboring countries really soon.
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It s hard to write to write a review of Glittermitten Grove without giving it all away, but if you ve heard of the game, you re probably clued in to its secret.So I m just going to come out and say it: Frog Fractions.If that means anything to you, you re probably getting excited now.This surreal, bizarre and wonderfully weird free-to-play browser game from 2012 blew minds everywhere.On the surface, it was a simple educational game: a frog, a lily pad and a bunch of insects.But stick with it, and it revealed itself to be one of the weirdest games ever seen, taking in everything from underwater realms to porn outlets.
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MWC 2017 Preview: All the latest MWC 2017 news and rumours, plus which phones to expect from Samsung, HTC, Sony, LG, Huawei, Nokia, BlackBerry, Microsoft and more.Finally, 2016 is behind us – and what a year for smartphones it was.We had a stunning Samsung Galaxy S7, the equally fantastic Google Pixel Phone and some affordable wonders such as the OnePlus 3 and iPhone SE – not to mention the incendiary Galaxy Note 7.Read on for all the most recent gossip and an idea of what phones to expect at MWC 2017, or scroll down for a closer look at key players like Samsung, HTC, Sony, LG, Nokia, BlackBerry and others.MWC 2017 Live: Latest news and rumoursWith roughly a month to go until MWC 2017 kicks off in Barcelona, the first event invites are now rolling in and the rumour mill is really accelerating.
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Former Apple engineer Bob Burrough says CEO Tim Cook has converted Apple "from a dynamic change-maker into a boring operations company."CNBC interviewed Burrough about his claim, and he explained why he thinks Apple's current internal culture differs from its culture when Steve Jobs lead the company.Burrough worked at the company for more than seven years as a software engineer under both Jobs and Cook, according to his LinkedIn profile.Burrough tweeted about his former employer as part of a thread conversation.When Apple analyst Horace Dediu disagreed with Burrough's tweet, Burrough replied that the changes in Apple's internal culture aren't easy to see from outside the company.Here's a screenshot of part of the thread where he discussed Cook's effect on Apple's culture:And here's Burrough's comment to CNBC:"At Apple in 2007, organizationally it was the Wild West.I was hired under a particular manager but for the first two years worked on projects that had virtually nothing to do with that manager's core responsibility.That's because the organization wasn't the priority — the projects were the priority."It was the exact opposite of 'not my job.'It was 'I'm here to solve whatever problems I can, irrespective of my role, my title, or to whom I report.'
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