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The dark side of electronic waste recycling

December 4, 2019

Via: The Verge

Electronics can be hazardous when disposed of improperly, and the Basel Action Network, or BAN, investigates the underground world of the e-waste trade. The nonprofit group secretly embeds trackers in discarded devices, then hands them to recyclers to see where […]


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Apple admits iPhone 11 Pro still collects location data even when told not to

December 4, 2019

Via: 9to5Mac

A security researcher has found that the iPhone 11 Pro still intermittently collects location data even when the user has blocked it from doing so. Apple has seemingly admitted this, telling the researcher that this is ‘expected behavior’. KrebsOnSecurity identified […]


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Huawei’s big rival to the iPhone 11 reportedly doesn’t contain any American parts thanks to the US-China trade war

December 3, 2019

Via: Business Insider

Huawei struck a symbolic blow in the ongoing tech cold war between China and the US. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, the Chinese tech giant’s Mate 30 smartphone contains precisely zero American parts. The discovery was […]


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Apple and others need to consult emergency services over automatic SOS calls

December 2, 2019

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple, Samsung, and other tech giants need to consult emergency services before implementing features that automatically place 911 calls. The plea has come from EENA, an organization representing more than 1,500 emergency services in over 80 countries. It says that […]


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Apple Cyber Monday 2019 best deals on iPhone 11, Beats, HomePod, iPad and MacBooks

December 2, 2019

Via: CNET

Black Friday might be over, but major Apple product deals still remain. It’s a perfect time to pick up that MacBook Pro or iPhone 11 you’ve been eyeing, with deals still available right through to the end of Cyber Monday. […]


Android, Android Phone, News and Press, Operating System, Products

OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro rumor review: design, specs, price and release date

November 29, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

OnePlus is poised to kick off its 2020 smartphone releases with the OnePlus 8 and the OnePlus 8T in about six months but leaks and rumors about the two devices started coming surprisingly early. So much so, that it’s time […]


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Windows 10 bug warning: Devices on Thunderbolt Dock can fail after PC wakes

November 28, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has posted a new support document warning users of a mysterious bug affecting Windows 10 that causes devices connected to a Thunderbolt Dock to fail after waking up from a particular sleep state. The new document, titled ‘Devices connected […]


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As smartphone sales decline again, Apple may have a few lessons to learn from Samsung and Huawei

November 26, 2019

Via: ZDnet

It will come as a shock to no one: global smartphone sales have continued to decline in the third quarter of 2019. Still, it’s not doom and gloom for everyone. While Apple and Samsung ponder how to stimulate an ever-slower […]


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Google announces stricter rules for political ad targeting

November 21, 2019

Via: Mashable

Google is changing the way it handles political ads. In a blog post Wednesday, the company said it will limit election ads’ audience targeting to age, gender and location, while banning targeting by political affiliation (such as left-leaning, right-leaning and […]


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Apple breaks ground on $1B Austin, Texas, campus as Trump tours Mac Pro plant

November 20, 2019

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple has announced that it has begun construction of its new Austin, Texas, campus, on the day that President Trump is due to tour the Mac Pro production line a short distance away. The current Mac Pro facility measures 244,000 […]