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Fortnite can now run at 120fps on 2018 iPad Pro

Fortnite can now run at 120fps on 2018 iPad Pro

Typically, high framerates in video games are the domain of PCs, as consoles and mobile devices tend to max out at 60 frames per seconds but are often limited to a mere 30. That changes today, at least in regards to Fortnite. Epic has shipped a new update for the iOS version of Fortnite that bumps the supported framerate to a max of 120, assuming that you have the right hardware for the job, of course.

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Windows 10 Your Phone might soon copy and paste content across devices

Windows 10 Your Phone might soon copy and paste content across devices

Microsoft seems to have found a way to make its presence in the mobile market felt even without having a mobile platform of its own. Instead of trying and failing to make its own mobile OS, it has started to focus on making its apps and services not only available on mobile but making them actually desirable. One of the most recent examples of that is the Your Phone app for Windows 10 that might soon have yet another feature that may make it worth having on your phone.

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Google Advanced Protection can now use Android, iPhones as security keys

Google Advanced Protection can now use Android, iPhones as security keys

Having a Google account can open up doors to not just Google's own services but third-parties that use its single sign-on feature as well. That makes it even more tempting for hackers to compromise such an account and potentially pilfer critical and even risky personal information. Google's Advanced Protection Program aims to harden Google accounts from such attempts and it is now making it dead easy to set up one as long as you have an Android phone or even an iPhone.

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iPhones can now be used for Google account two-factor authentication

iPhones can now be used for Google account two-factor authentication

The competition between tech companies can sometimes be so vicious that it's surprising when one adopts are at least allows the use of a rival's technology. In this connected age, however, such cooperation and interaction are inevitable, especially when you're trying to be present even in your competitor's platform. Fortunately, Google doesn't seem to be averse at using iPhone's security hardware when securely logging into Google accounts on your desktop.

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Pokemon GO Gen 5 update: Unova new way to trade?

Pokemon GO Gen 5 update: Unova new way to trade?

Today we're looking at a number of Gen 5 Pokemon added to Pokemon GO from the Unova region. The Pokemon GO update schedule suggests that we'll be able to find a set of Pokemon in the wild and in Pokemon eggs starting this week. They include Pokemon from the Unova region, originally from the games Pokemon Black and Pokemon White.

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iOS App Store raked in a ton of cash over the holidays

iOS App Store raked in a ton of cash over the holidays

iPhones are fairly popular gifts during the holiday season, and nothing may express that better than the sheer amount of cash the iOS App Store pulls in at the end of the year. Apple today revealed how much money customers spent on the App Store during the week between Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve, and the amount is staggering: $1.42 billion.

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Razer Kishi mobile controllers prepare for a cloud gaming future

Razer Kishi mobile controllers prepare for a cloud gaming future

With services like Google Stadia, GeForce NOW, and Project xCloud comes the promise of playing console or PC-quality games on a variety of devices that wouldn't normally be able to run them, particularly mobile devices. While there are a number of gamepads out there that are compatible with phones thanks to Bluetooth, there aren't a ton that are made specifically for mobile. Enter the Razer Kishi, which will come in configurations for iPhone and Android and turns your phone into something resembling a Nintendo Switch.

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Dell Mobile Connect adds iOS file transfers and app mirroring

Dell Mobile Connect adds iOS file transfers and app mirroring

Different companies have different ideas about how to bridge the divide between mobile and PCs. Some turn smartphones into desktops while others try to create one OS that runs on all the devices. The trend these days is to simply allow users to access their phones from their computers without having to pick up the device at all. That's what Dell's Mobile Connect has always promised and now it is extending that promise by giving iPhone owners the ability to use their apps right on their Dell Windows computers.

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iOS 13 recurring tracking notification is annoying developers and users

iOS 13 recurring tracking notification is annoying developers and users

Apple has recently positioned itself as a champion of privacy and has, in a way, marketed that as both a feature and a service. It has consistently added new features or made changes that, at least on the surface, work to protect users especially from tracking. One of the most pervasive forms of tracking has always been location tracking in apps. But while iOS 13 exposed those activities to the user, the persistent warnings it displays may be souring both developers and users to the idea of protecting privacy.

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2019 in Review: Mobile highs and lows

2019 in Review: Mobile highs and lows

As we welcome a new year, we take a look back at the 12 months that came before it, with fondness or otherwise. Like all other years before it, 2019 had its winners and losers and the events that transpired will shape the mobile industry moving forward. We take a quick glance at some of the highlights of the mobile market in 2019 to also steal a glimpse at the trends that are in store for us in 2020. And, no, it's not just all about 5G.

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The top 5 Apple gadgets rumored for 2020

The top 5 Apple gadgets rumored for 2020

Today we're taking a peek at what's coming up in the year 2020 from Apple. This is the company that made the most popular tablet in the world, the best-selling smart earbuds in the world, and the most ubiquitous name in smartphones - unless you count Android. What've they got up their sleeve for the year 2020? While we'll only know for sure when Apple reveals their products at big events, we've got a pack of very likely rumors that show some products to which you'll want to pay attention!

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WhatsApp alerts these phones starting tomorrow (end of service)

WhatsApp alerts these phones starting tomorrow (end of service)

This week WhatsApp shuts down service - ends connectivity - for a number of older smartphones. This includes some Android phones, a few iOS devices, and all Windows Phone devices. If you're still using a Windows Phone device at this point at the tail end of 2019, there may be no mercy for you in the days to come.

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