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IPhone XR first hands-on impressions hit the web

However, those who wish to own an iPhone without applying for a bank loan can set the ball rolling by pre-ordering the iPhone XR today. Also, you'll have to be a Sam's Club member and activate the phone from October 26th through October 28th with either AT&T , Sprint , or Verizon .

Google shutting down social network Google+ after security bug disclosed

Google said it patched the bug in March this year, and Smith said Google found no evidence that any developer was aware of the bug or had abused the API . The company was the target of a massive class action lawsuit in the United Kingdom after 4 million users had their personal data collected and allegedly used for targeted advertising.

Intel unveils 9th generation CPU, calls it "best gaming processor"

B&H Photo, for example, has the Core i9-9900K listed at $529.99, the Core i7-9700K at $399 , and the Core i5-9600K at $279.99 . The Core i9-9900K is the star of the show here, delivering 8C/16T, a 3.6/5.0GHz base/boost speed and up to 40 PCIE lanes all tied up in a 95W package.

Google+ to shut down after security bug

And an internal memo noted that while there wasn't any evidence of misuse on behalf of developers, there wasn't a way to know for sure whether any misuse took place. After seven highly unsuccessful years, Google + is effectively dead. Also, Smith is adamant Project Strobe found " no evidence " this bug was abused or even that the developers using the API were aware it existed.

FEMA is About to Get Up in Your Phone!

The message you likely received (unless you turned your phone off) was the first ever nationwide test of the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system . FEMA's Antwane Johnson told CBS News :"When those messages appear on mobile devices, people should take those extremely seriously". Our President now has another way to reach you.

Surface Pro 6 now up for preorder starting at $899

Microsoft has also created new Surface Pro Type Cover colours: black, blue, red and grey. Microsoft's hosting its annual hardware event later today in NY, and that means we are expected to see the new Surface range and maybe a bunch of other things too.

SA Pricing For iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max And Apple Watch

Elsewhere, there were much shorter queues with sales limited those that had placed online orders. Fortunately, China's technology regulator is more than happy to do away with the secrecy , revealing that the iPhone Xs actually has a smaller battery than the iPhone X, although it does get a bump in RAM.

Crowds queue overnight in Dubai Mall ahead of iPhone launch

Apple launched the iPhone XS and the iPhone XS Max last week. In terms of CPU performance the world's first at-scale 7nm architecture has paid dividends. With every new iPhone release, Apple sticks to the same script. Even the phone that's priced over $1,000, most people pay about $30 a month for it.

Google Home Hub smart speaker display rumoured to launch on October 9

The reporting team at MySmartPrice has finally uncovered the complete specifications of this speaker along with its screenshots. Yet the fast-growing market has seen a whole slew of new players grabbing for a piece of the pie, causing Amazon's market share to slip to 41 percent in Q2 2018, down from 76 percent a year prior.

'Captain Marvel': Brie Larson crash lands on Earth in first trailer

In this interpretation of the character, Brie Larson's Captain Marvel has some memory issues, and is unsure about who she really is. With the release of the full trailer , Marvel Studios has also posted a 1-minute shortened version of the Captain Marvel trailer on their Instagram page.

Amazon tipped to launch 8 Alexa smart home and auto gadgets

Should we expect to see Amazon try to make more home devices smart? But we can also expect an amplifier , a receiver, a subwoofer, and an in-car device, among others. Regardless, for Amazon, getting Alexa into your microwave is about more than just cooking burritos and popcorn more convenient. It's unclear whether the devices will be branded as part of the Echo line, which includes devices like the original Echo, Echo Dot and Echo Show.

Nintendo Direct Officially Announced for Tomorrow

The controllers will sell for $59.99 for a set of two, and will be available to pre-order on Nintendo's website starting on September 18. Although it was recently revealed that not all games will use cloud saving, including some major first and third party titles.

Cameras replace mirrors on new Lexus ES model in Japan

The Yomiuri ShimbunToyota Motor Corp. has announced that it would install digital outer mirrors in place of sideview mirrors in its Lexus brand's new ES model to be released in late October. The view of areas around the auto can be manually enhanced by the driver to obtain complete peripheral awareness of the area around the vehicle. The absence of large mirrors also reduces the wind noise and provides reduces blind spots according to the Japanese carmaker.

IPhone Xs Max, iPhone XR Geekbench Scores Blow Away the Competition

The features in Apple's Watch 4, pricing for which starts at $399, include everything from the ability to do an electrocardiogram on yourself to a sensor that detects hard falls and even automatically calls 911. Three new iPhones are heading our way: the XS, XS Max, and the XR. Here are all the Apple devices that have received price cut after iPhone XR and iPhone XS launch.

Apple accidentally reveals iPhone XR, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max names

He claims that the incoming 13in laptop with Retina display could replace the current 12in MacBook, and will arrive equipped with a Touch ID fingerprint reader without the controversial Touch Bar found on Apple's MacBook Pro line-up. The new top model, XS Max, is expected to have a 6.5-inch (16.5-cm) screen with an edge-to-edge display and an OLED display, according to the sitemap code.

Turmoil at Tesla as executives leave and shares tumble

Gabrielle Toledano , vice president of human resources, announced that she would not be returning after her leave of absence. That followed a twitter storm overnight about Musk smoking marijuana and drinking whisky in a 2-1/2-hour live web show with comedian Joe Rogan .

Facebook, Twitter Executives Testify on Capitol Hill; Google Absent

Dorsey testified with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg about election meddling and abuse on their platforms. The committee also asked Google to testify, but declined an offer to hear from Chief Legal Officer Kent Walker rather than Alphabet Chief Executive Larry Page.

This is the regular, no-notch Google Pixel 3, as leaked

However, rumors that the extra camera is to allow for advanced facial recognition is yet to be confirmed . Those apart, Pixel 3 is also shown supporting some form of gesture control feature. For now, pricing of both these duos is unknown currently, but we expect them to retail somewhere around the cost of Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL . The seller was accepting payments only through Bitcoin and Paypal.

This year's iPhones will be announced on September 12

But we may have to wait until another Apple event, possibly in October, to learn more about any new peripherals. The site did not offer any further details / prediction around pricing. While the overall design of Apple's new iPhones may be similar to the iPhone X, the inclusion of a larger model with a 6.5-inch screen will be welcome for fans of the Plus-sized iPhone models.

Mobile hacked -- over 2 million accounts exposed

T-Mobile is informing customers of the breach "out an abundance of caution", but isn't viewing this as a major incident. "Our cyber-security team discovered and shut down an unauthorized access to certain information, including yours, and we promptly reported it to authorities", T-Mobile says.