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The teen's lawyer says his client's motivation was an infatuation with Apple: the boy did it "because he was such a fan of the company" and hoped to work there some day. According to statements made in court, the smartphone giant contacted the FBI when it became aware of the intrusion, and the matter was referred to the Australian Federal Police (AFP).
  • Honor 10 GT gets new Lily of the Valley color variant

    Honor 10 GT gets new Lily of the Valley color variant

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    Hardcore (mobile) gamers shouldn't worry about overheating, though, as this hot new hero device promises to stay nice and cool at all times thanks to some neat liquid cooling tricks. The Honor Note 10 doesn't disappoint here either, packing a 5,000mAh cell that should deliver two days of solid usage without much of a sweat. It's available in Magic Night Black (fancy name) and Phantom Blue.
  • This Is the Pixel 3 XL in All White

    This Is the Pixel 3 XL in All White

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    Furthermore, my visual impression of that chunky notch was confirmed, as he wrote "the notch is really BIG, probably the biggest I've seen in any phone". It's not the first time we learn about Google's plan, but it puts the unannounced charging dock one step closer to reality. The Pixel Stand will be a wireless charger for the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL .
  • EA Origin Access Premier launches next week

    EA Origin Access Premier launches next week

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    Today the company confirmed that the program will begin next week. Currently, a subscription to Origin Access in the United Kingdom costs £3.99 a month or £19.99 a year and provides; an instant collection of 122 PC games to play as much as you want, new EA games trials before they're released, and 10 per cent savings on Origin purchases.
  • Samsung Working On High-End ‘Galaxy F’ Series

    Samsung Working On High-End ‘Galaxy F’ Series

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    The teaser ends with the battery life depleting completely. To use peripherals or an external monitor with the Galaxy S8 , Galaxy S8 Plus, Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9 Plus requires the use of a DeX Station or a DeX Pad, but chances are that you will not need that expensive accessory when the Galaxy Note 9 is officially announced on August 9.
  • Fortnite birthday event features themed unlockables

    Fortnite birthday event features themed unlockables

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    Besides, it's not every day a game that has come to define a genre and take over both gaming culture and the mainstream gets to celebrate its first birthday. The gun does either 23 or 24 damage, uses Light ammo, and has a 50 round capacity. Curiously, Fortnite started out as just Save the World before it jumped aboard the battle royale hype train and rode it all the way to the bank.
  • Sony unveils 48MP camera sensor for smartphones

    Sony unveils 48MP camera sensor for smartphones

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    Its record-breaking 48-megapixel sensor is bound to be a step in the right direction for the firm's ambitious goals. The IMX586 is apparently the world's first sensor to feature a pixel size of 0.8 μm - and those tiny pixels allowed for Sony to cram a whole lot of them into a sensor small enough to fit in a smartphone chassis.
  • Apple discontinues 2015 15-inch MacBook Pro, the best laptop ever

    Apple discontinues 2015 15-inch MacBook Pro, the best laptop ever

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    Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pros don't come with graphics card , which are useful for power-hungry tasks, like photo and video editing, as well as playing games. The 15-inch model is now 70% faster, while the smaller 13-inch model is "twice as fast". The Touch Bar (which also supports True Tone) and other security features are now powered by a new "T2" chip.
  • Microsoft Teases New Surface Device

    Microsoft Teases New Surface Device

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    While the IDC figures include Surface models with detachable keyboards (Surface Book, Surface Pro ), it does not include sales of the Surface Laptop or Surface Studio all-in-one PC. Things are however all too familiar from the design point of view, with the Surface Go having the same iconic rear hinge arrangement that is typical of all Surface devices.
  • 'Fortnite' Season 5 is here with some big changes

    'Fortnite' Season 5 is here with some big changes

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    We also know the update will add in the two skins featured in the image below, which seem to support the theory that the update will be themed around multiple worlds and time periods colliding. Not only does this vehicle drive you and your mates around, but the roof acts as a bounce pad and if you leap over obstacles, everyone in the ATK can lean back and release simultaneously for a higher jump.
  • IHOP to offer 60 cent pancakes for one day only

    IHOP to offer 60 cent pancakes for one day only

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    The California-based breakfast chain said on its social media platforms that the change back to " IHOP " would coincide with its 60th anniversary. Last month the International House of Pancakes pulled a stunt that put its namesake at risk.
  • Flight love connection captures the attention of Twitter users

    Flight love connection captures the attention of Twitter users

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    Dallas resident, Rosey Blair had Twitter dying with suspense this week as she documented a love connection she had a hand in creating on a plane ride from NY to Dallas. Seconds later, that exact same thing happened and the world was watching with them as they documented the interactions between the two strangers. Blair posted a photo showing the two walking close together after reaching the airport.
  • Instagram Introduces Music in Stories

    Instagram Introduces Music in Stories

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    Users will now be able to add a soundtrack to their story, selecting a track from a library of thousands of songs . If you're really trying to set the mood for that flawless Instagram story, it might have just become easier. A sticker will tell them the song title and artist name. It's coming to Android soon. Then, you can cut up the song by fast-forwarding and rewinding through the song to pick the best part to go with the story.
  • Google’s Home and Chromecast go down worldwide

    Google’s Home and Chromecast go down worldwide

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    The outage began early this morning, with confirmed reports as early as 6:20 a.m. PT. Google has confirmed there's indeed an ongoing problem affecting users of these devices, and a fix is on the way. On social media, some users speculated that Chromecast devices had been affected by a software update . The Google support Twitter account is now fielding a heap of complaints from users around the world, as owners of the Google Home, Google Home Mini , and Chromecast suddenly found themselves ...
  • Sales tax ruling overturns decision in North Dakota case

    Sales tax ruling overturns decision in North Dakota case

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    In addition to the impact on individual brick-and-mortar retailers, the online sales tax policy also has implications for the broader economy. But with the explosion in online shopping, lawyers for South Dakota and 41 other states urged the high court to revisit the question and to overturn the Quill decision.
  • The Oppo Find X features pop-up front and rear cameras

    The Oppo Find X features pop-up front and rear cameras

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    Other than the pop-up camera tray, the Oppo Find X comes with the usual mix of specs for a high-end flagship. It said that the 3D structured light module in Find X can project 15,000 dots, building a precise and complete 3D module of a user's face, and then compares with the registered face of the owner to unlock.