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Essential sheds 30 percent of its workforce

The future of Essential was in question earlier this year, as the company abandoned plans for a successor to its underwhelming flagship smartphone. Sadly, the company has hit another bump in the road, as 30 percent of its employees have reportedly been made redundant. Essential had a tough time when …

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OnePlus launches the OnePlus 6T at the end of the month

A whole host of flagship smartphones are launching this month, with Google’s Pixel 3 line-up arriving on the 9th and Huawei shortly following on the 16th. Price to performance king OnePlus has announced that it will also be joining the fray, unveiling its OnePlus 6T on the 30th. Aesthetically, the …

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The Apple Watch Series 4 still struggles with Daylight Savings Time

Although Apple has improved its fourth-generation of smart wearables by adding in a range of new functionality, it seems that the company still struggles with a watch’s primary function: telling time. Australian users of the Apple Watch Series 4 have recently experienced a bug during the switch to Daylight Savings …

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Hacker discovers iPhone passcode bypass in iOS 12

After introducing its proprietary facial recognition technology in its previous generation iPhone X, Apple still touts security as a flagship feature in the iPhone XS series. Unfortunately, the latest version of iOS 12 has reportedly given way to another ‘passcode bypass’, making it possible to access the photos and contacts …

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Renders show off the OnePlus 6T ahead of October launch

While the OnePlus 6T is expected to carry a similar price to performance to its predecessors, the smartphone is set to be a divisive iterative upgrade being the first in the firm’s line-up to drop the 3.5mm headphone jack. Now, an incredibly official-looking render gives us our first look into …

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