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Galaxy Note 9 Android 10 OneUI 2.0 update tipped for imminent release

Galaxy Note 9 Android 10 OneUI 2.0 update tipped for imminent release

Today the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 was tipped to be getting an imminent confirmation of an update to One UI 2.0 Beta. This would mean an eventual full update to Android 10, the latest version of Android made by Google, with Samsung's own latest software to bring the device up near the performance level of its newer cohorts. The Samsung-made software One UI 2.0 Beta for Samsung Galaxy S10 was released earlier this year, and the Galaxy Note 10 received access to this program quite recently.

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WhatsApp update tweaks Privacy Settings for spam

WhatsApp update tweaks Privacy Settings for spam

Today WhatsApp, a Facebook company, updated their so-called Privacy Settings. This is the latest in a line of updates with the word "privacy" in the title released by Facebook and Facebook companies that, collectively, likely aim at doing some good for the overall image of the social networking giant. The latest update is for WhatsApp Groups and it has to do with your Contacts.

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These Note 10 features just arrived for Galaxy S10 [UPDATE]

These Note 10 features just arrived for Galaxy S10 [UPDATE]

Samsung announced a set of features coming to the Samsung Galaxy S10 soon, by way of the Galaxy Note 10. The new features include three previously-exclusive abilities/iterations of abilities. There's Live Focus video for both front and back cameras, there's AR Doodle, and there's the latest in Samsung DeX for PC.

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Android 10 beta release for Galaxy Note 10 out now

Android 10 beta release for Galaxy Note 10 out now

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus users have the ability to beta test Android 10 and Samsung's own One UI 2.0 starting today. This system was launched earlier this year for the Samsung Galaxy S10, and is now active in a number of regions through the Samsung Members app. The first country to get this update today - for the Beta program - is Germany.

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Google wants iPhone iOS update dream for Android

Google wants iPhone iOS update dream for Android

Google wants to use Project Treble to "help manufacturers update devices to new versions of Android more quickly." This might not come as much of a shock to those of you that've been watching the development of Google's Project Treble since inception. There's been a debate over the past decade on whether Google should try to emulate the model Apple has with the iPhone with iOS updates - regardless of the extreme differences between the two company's methods in hardware sales and software development. The latest update from Google, it would seem, suggests that Google is very clearly striving for Android OS updates for as many Android smartphones as possible.

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Samsung says Galaxy S10 fingerprint security flaw fix on the way

Samsung says Galaxy S10 fingerprint security flaw fix on the way

There's a bit of a security flaw in the Samsung Galaxy S10 right about now that's important to all users of said phone. The flaw comes in the form of 3rd-party screen protectors with tiny patterning in their build. The silicone of the screen protector can do more than just protect against drops and scratches - it can potentially register as part of your fingerprint by the fingerprint reader in the phone.

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PUBG cross platform console play gone live UPDATE: New PUBG ID

PUBG cross platform console play gone live UPDATE: New PUBG ID

Today the folks at PUBG Corporation made the cross-platform experience a reality. Per their note this morning, update 4.3 introduces cross platform play to users on both Xbox One and PlayStation 4 (PS4). Because of this, users around the world will be able to toss their hat into the same ring at the same time, allowing console users to destroy PC players and say, look, I didn't even use a keyboard.

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Windows 10 update offline account option hidden: Here’s where to find it

Windows 10 update offline account option hidden: Here’s where to find it

With the most recent update to Windows 10, Microsoft's made a little switch that's annoyed a number of Windows users. They've appeared to have made the "use offline account" option more difficult to find. If you're connected to the internet when the latest Windows 10 update is installing, the cloud-based account option will be the only option available. At least, that's how it'll appear to the common user.

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iOS 13.1.2 released as Apple fixes Camera bugs and iCloud backups

iOS 13.1.2 released as Apple fixes Camera bugs and iCloud backups

The newest update for iOS on iPhone was released today with camera bug fixes and a fix for an issue with iCloud backups. When you read this article, the update will already be available for iPhone via Settings - Software Update. This update may also appear over the air via a notification from Apple.

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iOS 13 Optimized Battery Charging and why Android is next

iOS 13 Optimized Battery Charging and why Android is next

With the release of the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro with iOS 13 came a new feature called Optimized Battery Charging. This feature limits the charge your iPhone battery can take at a time - with some intelligent caveats - so that your iPhone battery will last as long as possible. Android users have had similar solutions before, but never like this.

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iOS 13.1 released now with bug fixes and iPadOS

iOS 13.1 released now with bug fixes and iPadOS

Today Apple released iOS 13.1 and iPadOS. These updates will bring a few new features to the iPhones on which they're available, and will bring a new user experience to the iPad. This update was originally scheduled to be released on September 30, 2019, then was changed to Tuesday, September 24, also known as today. This update should be release for your device right this minute.

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iOS 13 release date and time [UPDATE: Out now!]

iOS 13 release date and time [UPDATE: Out now!]

On September 19, 2019, Apple will release iOS 13 to the public. This will bring a wide variety of modifications and improvements to the iOS system for all devices capable of running the software. This will be one day before the launch of the new iPhone 11 collection of smartphones in Apple Stores across the United States. Apple will also release iOS 13.1 on September 24*, 2019 for all iPhones capable of running iOS 13.

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