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RED gains FCC approval for Hydrogen One smartphone

Back in May, RED announced that its Hydrogen One smartphone had been delayed due to a technical hitch, despite getting two US carriers under its belt. Despite lacking a narrowed window of release, it looks like the handset isn’t far off now that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has given …

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The author of fake Fortnite story has been caught before

Earlier this week, Daily Mirror author Matthew Barbour was exposed fabricating stories for the sake of generating a sensationalised headline, particularly targeting video games. Apparently Barbour’s history goes even deeper, as the writer has been caught red handed multiple times before. Following Bratt’s investigation into tabloid practices in 2015, medical …

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Huawei is in talks with VLC developers after being blacklisted due to “ridiculous” policies

VLC media player has received a slew of bad reviews on Google’s Play Store recently, reporting numerous bugs on Huawei devices. Developer VideoLAN has since blocked newer Huawei smartphones from downloading the application, blaming the manufacturer’s “ridiculous” new policy for all of the problems. Taking to Twitter, VideoLAN states that …

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Microsoft plans to do away with intrusive Windows 10 updates thanks to machine learning

Microsoft has taken a decidedly aggressive approach with Windows 10, with the operating system regularly interrupting users in order to push updates and installations. The introduction of the snooze button last year did little to quell complaints of random reboots, prompting the company to look into machine learning to teach …

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Google launches last Beta for Android P before official release

Google might still be processing its record-breaking fine for its anti-competitive Android practices, but that hasn’t slowed development down on the latest version of the mobile operating system. The company has now pushed out its final preview of the upcoming Android P, accessible to users within the Android Beta Programme. …

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