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Google Knew That Its Pixel 6 Pro Had An Overheating Defect And Still Sold It, According To Latest Lawsuit

It is no secret that Google’s Pixel smartphones equipped with the Tensor SoC are not thermally efficient, and even with the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro, the issue does not appear to have been mitigated. However, what happens when a company allegedly knows it is selling high-end devices shipped with an overheating defect? Well, they better have the best legal team at their disposal because a new lawsuit claims that the Pixel 6 Pro was mass produced with this particular defect, despite the company apparently having complete knowledge of it. Plaintiff wants Google to create an advertisement, informing consumers […]

How to Make Fingerprint Scanner Faster and More Reliable on Your Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro

Google announced its new Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro handsets in the second half of 2023. The company reimagined the Pixel this year with a boatload of new changes and enhancements for a streamlined user experience. While there are several changes in the mix, the Pixel 8 series still features an optical fingerprint sensor instead of an ultrasonic one, like on the latest Galaxy S24 models. The optical fingerprint scanner on the Pixel 8 is slower and less reliable than the ultrasonic sensor, but there is a workaround to make it faster. This is how you can easily improve […]

Download: Apple Releases iOS 17.4, watchOS 10.4, macOS 14.4, and tvOS 14.4 beta 4 to Developers, Alongside visionOS 1.1 Beta 3

Apple has released beta 4 of its upcoming iOS 17.4, iPadOS 17.4. macOS 14.4, watchOS 10.4, tvOS 17.4, and a third beta of visionOS 1.1 to developers. The updates are now available to download on all compatible devices. The latest beta updates will bring a slew of bug fixes and performance enhancements to the table. Apple has released iOS 17.4, watchOS 10.4, macOS 14.4, and tvOS 14.4 beta 4 to developers iOS 17.4 and iPadOS 17.4 beta 4 can be downloaded on compatible iPhone and iPad models through the stock Settings app. All you have to do is head over […]

Court blocks $1 billion copyright ruling that punished ISP for its users’ piracy

"Cox did not profit from its subscribers' acts of infringement," judges rule.

Switch 2 Reveal Now Rumored for June “E3” Season Ahead of 2025 Release

The gaming world is eager to get their hands on Nintendo’s next hardware, but it seems plans regarding the Switch 2 have been shifting behind the scenes. We recently heard rumors from numerous reliable sources that while the Switch 2 was originally slated for a late-2024 release, it has now slipped to Q1 2025, and it seems that may have a knock-on effect on how and when Nintendo reveals the hardware. These latest rumors come from insider PH Brazil, who was the first one to report on the Switch 2’s slip to 2025 (and was later backed up by reliable […]

Princess Peach: Showtime! Previews Set The Stage For A Charming Platformer

Ever since Nintendo announced Princess Peach: Showtime! last June, fans of the Mushroom Kingdom’s ruler have been waiting with baited breath for the game’s release on March 22. So far fans have had a series of trailers spotlighting the game’s unique tr...

Google plans “Gemini Business” AI for Workspace users

Google's first swing at this idea, "Duet AI," was an extra $30 per user per month.

iPhone 16 Models to Feature Upgraded Microphones For iOS 18’s AI-Powered Siri With a Higher Signal-to Noise Ratio

The iPhone 16 will be a major upgrade over the current models, considering the number of features it will bring to the table. Apart from some significant design changes, the company is also planning to beef up iOS 18 for the forthcoming devices with generative AI features. It was previously reported that the iPhone 16 will feature an upgraded Neural Engine with A18 chips to bolster on-device AI features. A new report corroborates that the iPhone 16 models will feature upgraded microphones for iOS 18's AI-powered Siri. iPhone 16 models again reported to feature improved microphones for AI-powered Siri features […]

Newly spotted black hole has mass of 17 billion Suns, adding another daily

An accretion disk 7 light-years across powers an exceptionally bright galaxy.

PlayStation 5 Pro Will Be Marketed as a 120 FPS, 4K Machine; Performance Improvements Will Require Little Work

The PlayStation 5 Pro will be marketed as a 120 FPS, 4K machine, thanks to its better specs and AI upscaling, which Sony has been working on for a while, according to rumors circulating online. In a new video shared today by Moore's Law is Dead, NXGamer's Michael revealed that a few unnamed sources confirmed that the upcoming hardware refresh will indeed feature some AI upscaling in the vein of NVIDIA DLSS that has been in the works for some time, which, alongside the improved specs over the base model, will allow Sony to market the system as a 120 […]

Fantastic Tomb Raider Remastered Collection Was Led By Fan Modder

The recently released Tomb Raider I-III Remastered collection is a damn-near perfect reconstructed version of those classic ‘90s action platformers starring the iconic Lara Croft and her two handguns. And if you were curious as to why the remastered To...

Baseus’ 140W 6-port 48,000mAh portable laptop power bank station now $96 off at new $74 low

Update: The official Baseus Amazon storefront has dropped the price down to $79.99 $73.99 shipped, after clipping the on-page $30 off coupon and using the promo code L77LSJCJ at checkout for an additional 20% off. The official Baseus Amazon storefro...

Your Wet iPhone Rice Trick Sucks, Apple Says

Saving a wet iPhone by putting it in a bowl or bag of uncooked rice has been a popular go-to rescue method for years, with the logic being that the rice absorbs the excess water from the phone. However, the God of iPhones has recently warned poor morta...

Electric Bike Co.’s Model J e-bike offers 60-mile range with $268 in free gear for $1,299 low

Electric Bike Co. is offering its Model J e-bike for $1,299 shipped in four colorways (Army Green, Ocean Breeze, Living Coral or Black) or you can fully customize your own. Down from $1,499, this deal is a $200 markdown off the going rate, which is the...

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MediaTek will likely stick with ARM’s CPU and GPU designs this year when it officially announces the Dimensity 9400. Alongside one Cortex-X5 and three Cortex-X4 cores that were previously reported to be a part of the new CPU cluster, one tipster claims that the upcoming flagship SoC will also feature the new ARM Immortalis-G900 series GPU. However, when it comes to a direct graphics performance comparison with the Dimensity 9300, one alleged test result shows a minor 10 percent difference. Tipster also shares the alleged Geekbench 6 multi-core score belonging to the Dimensity 9400; result is lower than the previous […]
Foldable smartphone makers are trying immensely hard to bring down the manufacturing cost of their devices, but so far, it has been an arduous journey. Fortunately, ZTE, a Chinese firm, could be looking to change all of that with the Libero Flip, a clamshell device that sports decent specifications, but its most attractive feature is its sub-$500 price tag. This particular model is currently available for pre-order at an even lower price, but unfortunately, it will likely be out of your reach geographically. The Libero Flip costs $420 using direct currency conversion, but if you live in Japan, you can […]
After a long wait and many rumors prompted by the developer's Steam backend tweaking, FromSoftware has finally announced that the first gameplay trailer for Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree will air later today at 4 PM Central European Time (7 AM Pacific Time) on YouTube. The trailer will be three minutes long. The gameplay trailer announcement sent fans into overdrive, but there's more: renowned leaker billbil-kun reported that Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree may launch on June 21. Admittedly, he said he is not 100% sure. The reason is that he found the following retail special editions that […]
It is no secret that Google’s Pixel smartphones equipped with the Tensor SoC are not thermally efficient, and even with the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro, the issue does not appear to have been mitigated. However, what happens when a company allegedly knows it is selling high-end devices shipped with an overheating defect? Well, they better have the best legal team at their disposal because a new lawsuit claims that the Pixel 6 Pro was mass produced with this particular defect, despite the company apparently having complete knowledge of it. Plaintiff wants Google to create an advertisement, informing consumers […]
Google announced its new Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro handsets in the second half of 2023. The company reimagined the Pixel this year with a boatload of new changes and enhancements for a streamlined user experience. While there are several changes in the mix, the Pixel 8 series still features an optical fingerprint sensor instead of an ultrasonic one, like on the latest Galaxy S24 models. The optical fingerprint scanner on the Pixel 8 is slower and less reliable than the ultrasonic sensor, but there is a workaround to make it faster. This is how you can easily improve […]
Apple has released beta 4 of its upcoming iOS 17.4, iPadOS 17.4. macOS 14.4, watchOS 10.4, tvOS 17.4, and a third beta of visionOS 1.1 to developers. The updates are now available to download on all compatible devices. The latest beta updates will bring a slew of bug fixes and performance enhancements to the table. Apple has released iOS 17.4, watchOS 10.4, macOS 14.4, and tvOS 14.4 beta 4 to developers iOS 17.4 and iPadOS 17.4 beta 4 can be downloaded on compatible iPhone and iPad models through the stock Settings app. All you have to do is head over […]
"Cox did not profit from its subscribers' acts of infringement," judges rule.
Securing physical copies of a number of Disney classics is about to get a lot harder. Disney has announced today that after 23 years of service, it will be shuttering the Disney Movie Club later this year. Disney Movie Club is a subscription service fo...
There’s a new Rainbow Six game out today, but it’s not like any previous entry in Ubisoft’s long-running tactical shooter franchise. Instead, this new entry, Rainbow Six SMOL, is a top-down, cartoony, roguelite mobile shooter exclusive to Netflix subsc...
One of the biggest complaints surrounding Persona 3 Reload was that Atlus’ remake of the beloved PS2 RPG didn’t have all the add-ons from previous updated editions of the game. This included the playable epilogue called The Answer from Persona 3 FES, a...
Authorities who took down the ransomware group brag about their epic hack.
A rather impressive The Legend of Zelda Twilight Princess mod has been released in early access, adding online functionality to the game. Created by 'Kirbymimi', this online/multiplayer mod initially started as a bug fix for the creator's multiplayer mod for Twilight Princess. This multiplayer mod allowed players to play the game locally in split-screen. According to the modder, this bug fix has evolved into a complete online mod for the Nintendo Gamecube version of the game. As expected, in order to use this mod, you'll need to own a copy of the Gamecube version and play the title using a […]
The official HYPER Amazon store is now offering its HyperDrive Thunderbolt 4 Dock down at $244.99 shipped. Be sure to clip the on-page coupon. Regularly $350 and still fetching as much via HYPER’s official site, you’re looking at a solid 30% price drop...
A smartphone’s battery is the least durable component out of the hundreds present inside that compact chassis, and its age will start to show after just a couple of years. Apple’s iPhone 15 series is no stranger to these degrading batteries, but thankfully, the company states that these cells are now more durable than previously estimated, thanks to the latest information provided. It was previously mentioned that each iPhone 15 battery would retain 80 percent of its capacity at 500 charge cycles; that figure has doubled now Apple states that it has updated its battery cycle lifespan for all iPhone […]
Medical ethicists alarmed by Musk being "sole source of information" on patient.
Deal expected to close as soon as this summer.
Today only, as part of its Lightning deals, the official KeySmart Amazon storefront is now offering its SmartCard Apple Find My tracker down at $33.99 shipped. This is a limited time offer that will be live for this afternoon/evening only or until disc...
Amazon is now offering the official Apple Magic Keyboard with Touch ID for $170.05 shipped. This Space Black keyboard normally fetches $199, and is now clocking in at the second-best price to date. We last saw it on sale for the holidays last year at t...
After the long weekend, SpaceX picked up progress with its Starship rocket in Texas ahead of the third test flight attempt. As of now, Starship might launch in March if all tests before the attempt are successful and engineers can comfortably clear the rocket for liftoff. Footage from multiple local media outlets covering SpaceX's launch site in Texas shows that the company might have ordered components for one of Starship's most important subsystems, the flight termination system or FTS. The deliveries follow a de-stack of the rocket at the launch pad, with SpaceX also moving a Starship second-stage spacecraft to […]
James Donaldson, aka MrBeast aka that YouTuber who does weird charity videos aka that guy who sold me a terrible burger, is apparently visiting Walmarts and forcing employees to let him explore their storage areas and then making them restock his candy...
IVF often produces more embryos than are needed or used.
Today only, as part of its Deals of the Day, Best Buy is offering the Pioneer 43-inch Class LED 4K UHD Smart TV for just $149.99 shipped. Regularly $270, this is a solid $120 price drop and the lowest we can find. It also a particularly low price to la...
We still have another month of winter left, and now is a great time to get a winter coat for the remainder of the season. The Marmot Men’s Ares Down Jacket – currently available for $65, marked down from $200 – is a coat that will keep you warm and pro...

ZTE’s Libero Flip Is A Clamshell Phone That Hits It Out Of The Park With Its Sub-$500 Price, But Sadly, It Is Likely Out...

Foldable smartphone makers are trying immensely hard to bring down the manufacturing cost of their devices, but so far, it has been an arduous journey. Fortunately, ZTE, a Chinese firm, could be looking to change all of that with the Libero Flip, a clamshell device that sports decent specifications, but its most attractive feature is its sub-$500 price tag. This particular model is currently available for pre-order at an even lower price, but unfortunately, it will likely be out of your reach geographically. The Libero Flip costs $420 using direct currency conversion, but if you live in Japan, you can […]

Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree Reportedly Launching on June 21; First Gameplay Trailer Coming Later Today

After a long wait and many rumors prompted by the developer's Steam backend tweaking, FromSoftware has finally announced that the first gameplay trailer for Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree will air later today at 4 PM Central European Time (7 AM Pacific Time) on YouTube. The trailer will be three minutes long. The gameplay trailer announcement sent fans into overdrive, but there's more: renowned leaker billbil-kun reported that Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree may launch on June 21. Admittedly, he said he is not 100% sure. The reason is that he found the following retail special editions that […]

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