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CenturyLink Glitch Causes 911 Outage in Lewis County, Across Nation

CenturyLink Glitch Causes 911 Outage in Lewis County, Across Nation

At 6:20 a.m. Friday, the district reported 911 services in the region were restored, although several law enforcement agencies said on social media the service was out again later Friday morning. Friday morning. "We apologize for the disruption". CRESA said it pushed information about reaching 911 through "all other methods" before sending a message through its Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alerts systems Thursday evening. Read More

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O2 'confident' full service will be restored by tomorrow

O2 'confident' full service will be restored by tomorrow

The fragility of the increasingly connected systems that keep modern, Western nations running was underlined Thursday when major telecoms network O2 ceased to transmit mobile data from around 0530 GMT. Calls are still working, O2 said. "We'd encourage our customers to use Wifi wherever they can and we apologise for the inconvenience caused". The first issues were reported at around 5.30am on Thursday. Read More

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Google Camera’s Night Sight actually improves daylight shots too

Google Camera’s Night Sight actually improves daylight shots too

Google put together a gallery of photos taken with Night Sight for their blog post about how it works. If you can't wait, and you want to potentially save even more money, however, this early deal is running from today. But by ordering them from Google, you get to use the phones with any carrier you want . For example, Google advises that those who are taking a photo of someone else should ensure the target person also stays still for a couple of seconds before and after the photo has ... Read More

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Xiaomi launches in Britain with flagship device

Xiaomi launches in Britain with flagship device

Interestingly, in September 2018, Xiaomi rolled out MIUI update to Xiaomi Mi 8 SE, Mi MIX 2, Mi MIX, Xiaomi Mi 6X, Mi 6X, Mi 5, Mi Note 2, Redmi 6 Pro, Redmi 6 , Redmi 6A , Redmi Note 5 and Redmi S2. The front of the phone is less striking, with a very familiar look - meaning a relatively wide notch and a small chin at the bottom of the phone, like nearly every other Android phone to launch this year. Read More

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Apple cancelled the additional production of iPhone XR due to poor demand

Apple cancelled the additional production of iPhone XR due to poor demand

Apple reportedly told three different suppliers to reduce or completely eliminate production lines for the device. The iPhone XR , meanwhile, is having its demand outlook cut by around 20% to 25%, according to the Nikkei source. - the biggest gain seen worldwide this quarter. iPhone 8 was the top selling model in the U.S. over the quarter, with a 9.4% share of the handset market, and with iPhone XR launching outside this period we'd expect Apple share to tick up further towards the end ... Read More

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Red Dead Redemption 2 finally launches on Xbox One

Red Dead Redemption 2 finally launches on Xbox One

Red Dead Redemption 2 is launching today for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. This results in a "softer" image. Well, Eurogamer's Digital Foundry has done their expert analysis once again. Rockstar has confirmed it plans to launch the Red Dead Redemption 2 online beta in November 2018. KitGuru Says: Red Dead Redemption 2 is set to be the biggest game of the year. Read More

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Youtube is live again after an hour of outage!

Youtube is live again after an hour of outage!

The Google-owned video website apologised for the issues around accessing YouTube and its YouTube TV and Music subscription services - but has not explained what happened. YouTube has had similar issues in the past, but they aren't common and rarely last as long as Tuesday's - more than 50 minutes. On the YouTube mobile app, users saw the "Error loading / Tap to retry" error message when they attempted to play videos. Read More

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Google to shut down Google

Google to shut down Google

Google says it found no evidence that any developer was aware of this bug, or abusing the API , and it found no evidence that any Profile data was misused. "Going forward, consumers will get more fine-grained control over what account data they choose to share with each app", Google said . Such apps include email clients, backup and productivity services, Smith said. Read More

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Google shutting down social network Google+ after security bug disclosed

Google shutting down social network Google+ after security bug disclosed

In what has become an all-too-familiar scenario, the decision is subject to claim and counter-claim: The Wall Street Journal today alleged that Google covered up a programming blunder that would have exposed people's private Google+ account data to app developers, all because the advertising giant didn't want to have to deal with the PR and regulatory fallout from admitting it screwed up. Read More

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What to Expect at Google's Massive Hardware Event Tomorrow

What to Expect at Google's Massive Hardware Event Tomorrow

Currently, the app is released for users in the United States, however, the fix will only be free for the phones that are under warranty. There's still the question of how a retailer managed to start selling the Pixel 3 so early. Google Pixel Slate Chromebook, codenamed Nocturne, is nothing else than the 2018 remake of the Pixelbook , the Google tablet PC. Are any of you looking forward to the next batch of Google Pixel devices? It is rumoured that it will be having 16GB of RAM and an ... Read More

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OnePlus 6T teaser shows all-screen design, in-display fingerprint sensor

OnePlus 6T teaser shows all-screen design, in-display fingerprint sensor

The renders have come from Roland Quandt over at WinFuture .de who has gotten his hands on renders of the phone in Midnight Black and Mirror Black - technically the same colour, just in two different finishes. He acknowledged the in-display fingerprint reader and that it might have been partly at fault for the phone not having a headphone jack. The report also revealed that the OnePlus 5T was supposed to feature the technology, but the feature wasn't as fast or efficient as OnePlus ... Read More

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IPhone Xs teardown shows new battery, expanded waterproofing

IPhone Xs teardown shows new battery, expanded waterproofing

The information comes from Digitimes , a sometimes-accurate source of information on the supply side of consumer electronics. The iPhone XS Max, Apple's largest smartphone to date, also comes in the same capacities. The iPhone XS , which is the successor to the iPhone X, is kept alive by a 2658mAh battery. Apple claimed the XR will easily achieve the longest stamina, which could be due to the low-resolution screen and Apple's intense optimisation. Read More

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