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Since its inception, Alienware has continued to raise the bar for gaming laptops. In 2004, the Aurora m9700 became the first laptop to include dual GPUs. Ten years later, the company introduced the fi...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/laptopmag/~3/JF7UDjkX_2o/alienware-laptop-rumors to see original story and photos ...

Alienware Gaming Laptop Rumors 2019: What to Expect (and What We Want)

Are you looking for the best Elementor themes and templates? Elementor is a popular WordPress page builder plugin. It allows you to easily create custom layouts for your WordPress pages with a drag & drop interface. You can use any of their pre-made templates as a starting point and then edit it using a simple point and click user interface. Due to Elementor’s popularity, there are many WordPress themes made specifically with support for Elementor ...

23 Best Elementor Themes and Templates (2019)

Samsung has adopted theming solutions within One UI by bundling its devices with a built-in theme engine and a theme store. For the most part, the theme store contains themes made by developers who have partnered with Samsung, which ends up limiting the options that are available on the store because of the approval process involved. But even with the limitations involved, there are workarounds that let users sideload themes of their choice. Now, with ...

Hex Installer builds custom themes on Samsung Galaxy phones running One UI

Researchers from IBM X-Force have found variants of the infamous IoT botnet Mirai are increasingly targeting enterprise devices. Mirai caused havoc in 2016 when it was used to flood DNS provider Dyn with unprecedented amounts of traffic. Dyn’s downtime impacted some of the world’s most popular services including Twitter, Spotify, PlayStation Network, GitHub, Netflix, and Soundcloud. There are more than 60 known variants of Mirai. Typically, these variants have sought to infect easily hackable devices ...

IBM X-Force: Mirai is increasingly targeting enterprise IoT devices

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e launched earlier this year as a lightweight media consumption device. It has a beautiful 10-inch WQXGA AMOLED display and slim bezels on all sides. The Tab S5e is also one of Samsung’s cheaper tablets, making it an attractive package. The company is rolling out an update to the Tab S5e LTE as well as the Exynos Galaxy S9/S9+ with new features. Call & Message Continuity is a feature that allows ...

Samsung updates the Galaxy Tab S5e LTE and Galaxy S9/S9+ with Call and Message Continuity

Google-certified Chinese rugged smart device provides bang for buck – 4/5 Huawei, Honor, Xiaomi, Oppo – names that are now, if not exactly household, pretty recognisable to most people out there, backed by competitive pricing, great tech, and hefty ad campaigns. The Chinese challenger brands are well and truly here. But there is also a plethora of much smaller device manufacturers from China, some of which occasionally make their way to our shores in not ...

Device review: Ulefone Armor 6E

The battle for 5G is on between Vodafone and EE says the industry analysts Vodafone has sent out a statement to its rivals with its 5G launch, according to industry figures. The operator launched its 5G network on July 3 at its Reinvent conference at the Sky Garden in London, with Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton switching the service on. During the launch, Vodafone announced three unlimited data plans named Unlimited Lite, Unlimited and ...

Vodafone’s 5G launch shakes up the mobile market, say industry observers

Tourist attractions Piccadilly Circus, Buckingham Palace and the Angel of the North have seen the boost O2 has announced today (July 19) it has boosted 4G performance in almost 400 popular UK vacation spots. Over the last 12 month the network has connected 99 tourist hot spots to 4G and boosted 4G in 299 places. The operator invested £32 million to boost its capacity which will yield for customers improved coverage and speeds. However, O2 ...

O2 boosts 4G capacity at popular UK spots

HMD Global acts as the licensee for the Nokia brand HMD Global has announced the Nokia 2.2 smartphone is now available from Carphone Warehouse and Amazon from £99. The Nokia 2.2 becomes the first smartphone from the 2 series to be part of the Android One programme and features a 5.7-inch edge-to-edge display, including a slight selfie-notch. It runs on Android 9 Pie, as users are able to receive two years of OS upgrades and ...

Nokia 2.2 goes on sale for sub £100 at Carphone Warehouse and Amazon

I can say that the biggest and best changes in my professional life came from starting this blog — it was the springboard for conference speaking, open source, and joining Mozilla. I’ve always urged ever developer to have a blog to showcase talent, explore new technology, and to network. What’s the first step in getting started? Buying a domain name! When I created this blog, the number of TLDs was small, so I opted for ...

Grab a .DEV Domain from Hover! (Sponsored)

The entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro delivers the best combination of speed, battery life and display quality for the most reasonable price.http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/laptopmag/~3/SL81qiw6MNQ/apple-macbook-pro-13-inch-2019 to see original story and photos ...

MacBook Pro 13-inch (2019) Review

The Samsung Galaxy S6 was the last Samsung Galaxy device to launch in the US with an Exynos chip. What’s also notable is that the U.S. carrier Galaxy S6 models could be bootloader unlocked. That sparked the developer community to make lots of ROMs for the devices. It was a great time to own a Samsung phone in the U.S. Unfortunately, this only lasted for a year. When the Galaxy S7 launched, Samsung shifted back ...

The Sprint 5G Samsung Galaxy S10 can be bootloader unlocked

If you’re someone who uses Youtube, Dropbox, or Soundcloud to store or listen to your music files, you might be interested in AT Player’s newest features. We’ve covered AT Player in the past, but recently they’ve brought some new functionality to their popular music player app. AT Player has been one of the more popular music players from the Google Play store. One of its standout features is being able to play music from YouTube ...

AT Player Plays Music Directly From YouTube

US firm Throwflame is selling – you guessed it – a flamethrower attachment for drones. The TF-19 WASP requires a reasonably hefty lifting platform – the company recommends a drone capable of carrying a 2.2kg or 5lb load. But the guys from Ohio are happy to help out and supply a suitable machine to strap your flamethrower to if required. The $1,499 flamethrower has a one-gallon fuel tank good for 100 seconds of firing time ...

You’ll never guess what US mad lads Throwflame have strapped to a drone (clue: it does exactly what it says on the tin)

Progress Software has released the latest version of its NativeScript framework, helping to speed up cross-platform development. NativeScript enables up to 70 percent of code from a web app to be reused for developing native software for mobile. The latest version of the framework adds: Support for Angular 8 and Vue.js, in addition to TypeScript and JavaScript. Support for the new Ivy rendering engine. Support for the new Android X library, enabling the use of ...

Progress releases NativeScript 6.0 framework to speed up cross-platform development

Google takes strong measures against apps on the Play Store which use sneaky methods for misutilization of permissions. Earlier this year, Google banished Du Global, the Chinese developer with more than 500 millions of downloads on its 100+ apps, from the Play Store and the AdMob network for intrusive ads. Google has now “temporarily” expelled another major developer – CooTek, the creator of the famous TouchPal keyboard – from the Play Store and its ad ...

TouchPal keyboard and other CooTek apps removed from Google Play for disruptive advertising

High refresh rate smartphone displays seem to be all the rage these days thanks to a trend kick-started by Razer back in 2017. When I reviewed the Razer Phone 2 for its performance, I found that enabling 120Hz shaved a lot of hours off of its battery life. That device had a 4,000 mAh battery, yet with its 120Hz variable refresh rate enabled it could only manage a measly 5 hours 41 minutes in PCMark’s ...

Enabling the hidden 84Hz mode on the Xiaomi Mi 9 really hurts battery life

Do you want to change the author url slug and base in WordPress? WordPress comes with built-in support for SEO friendly URL structure, also known as pretty permalinks. This feature allows you to choose URLs for your posts, pages, and categories by editing their slugs. This feature also creates pretty links for author pages. However, there is no option for you to customize the author URL. In this article, we will show you how to ...

How to Change Author URL Slug and Base in WordPress

Redmond engineer hints at taking super-lang for a spin Could Microsoft turn to Rust for systems programming? Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) is waxing lyrical about the risks inherent in C and C++ coding, arguing it may be time to dump "unsafe legacy languages" and shift to more modern, safer ones. The Redmond-based biz has long been a C++ shop when it comes to the programming that matters most to the company – the Windows ...

Rust in peace: Memory bugs in C and C++ code cause security issues so Microsoft is considering alternatives once again

Microsoft introduced new licensing plans for its PowerApps platform at the Inspire partner conference this week to accommodate the increasing capabilities available. Microsoft's PowerApps is growing apace, certainly in terms of the effort the company is putting into extending it. It is one of three components in what the company calls the Power Platform, the other two being Power BI for data visualisation and Microsoft Flow, for automating workflows. These applications take advantage of the ...

We need citizen devs, cries Microsoft – but pricey new licensing plans for PowerApps might put paid to that

Laurie Voss, the co-founder and chief data officer of widely used JavaScript package registry NPM Inc, today announced in a blog post that he left the company on July 1. Voss said he made the decision in early May. That was shortly after The Register reported that the dismissal of five NPM employees had followed from internal discussions about unionizing. NPM recently settled labor claims brought by three former staffers through the National Labor Relations ...

npm uninstall co-founder –global: Laurie Voss rides off into the sunset waving goodbye

Update 4 (7/19/19 @ 03:45 AM ET): A Huawei executive states that Hongmeng OS, Huawei’s in-development OS long-rumored to replace Android on Huawei smartphones, is not aimed at smartphones. Update 3 (5/28/19 @ 1:00 PM ET): Just a few hours after the initial report, Huawei has confirmed the June launch window is inaccurate. Update 2 (5/28/19 @ 10:14 AM ET): A new report claims Huawei’s Android alternative may be ready to roll out next month. Update ...

[Update 4: Not for Smartphones] Huawei’s Android alternative may be coming this Fall with Android app compatibility

Motorola seems to have embraced the Android One program in recent months. Their first Android One smartphone was the Moto X4, but last year they created a new lineup called the Motorola One series. The Motorola One and One Power were joined this year by the Motorola One Vision. It’s an interesting smartphone because it not only has a 21:9 aspect ratio but it’s also powered by a Samsung Exynos processor. We’ve heard credible rumors ...

Motorola One Action appears online, confirms Android One, Exynos 9609, and tall 21:9 display

The latest note from analyst firm IDC has predicted that the Asia Pacific (APAC) region will be the global leader for IoT spending in 2019 – confirming the company’s previous forecast. The most recent Worldwide Semiannual Internet of Things Spending Guide, predicts that APAC will account for more than a third (35.7%) of global spend, followed by the US and Western Europe with 27.3% and 21.2% of the spend, respectively. In the APAC region, China ...

IDC: Asia Pacific will spend almost $400bn on Internet of Things by 2023

Compelling offers from MVNOs has contributed to growing connections An inability to match alternative offers is one of the main reasons people are quitting their direct contracts with mobile phone operators and moving to MVNOs. According to public opinion and data analyst organisation YouGov, around a third of the six per cent of UK adults who changed networks last year did so because their provider couldn’t match the offer from an MVNO. Another 28 per ...

Mobile operators losing users to better MVNO offers

Juice has become Gusto’s flagship brand according to Bennett Banbury-based accessories distributor Gusto Telecom has rebranded as Juice as it seeks global growth. The rebrand on July 1 has seen the company adopt the name of its broad range of accessories, including powerbanks and chargers. Founded in 2010 by current CEO Jolyon Bennett, Juice has products in a number of retailers in the UK, including Boots, Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Urban Outfitters, Dixons Carphone, Halfords, Argos and ...

Gusto Telecom squeezes the juicer with rebrand

The services are expected to go live early next year Leeds-based dealer The One Solution has partnered with IoT provider Pangea to deliver a connectivity service to Loginno, an Israeli company that enables smart containers for shipping companies. Finalised last month, the partnership will support Loginno’s Contopia offering, which comprises a device that can be placed on a shipping container to allow location tracking, and regulate temperature and air pressure. IOT SIMS The One Solution ...

The One Solution and Pangea harness IoT to boost smart container fleets for Israeli shipping company Loginno

The Asus ROG Zephyrus M GU502 is a portable gaming laptop with an attractive chassis, but some flaws hurt the experience.http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/laptopmag/~3/5f7zvyYlWzI/asus-rog-zephyrus-m-gu502 to see original story and photos ...

Asus ROG Zephyrus M GU502 Review

What's that unpleasant whiff? No, it's not little Johnny's sticky bowel movement but the new "smart diaper" containing his special effort. That's right folks, this month brings us a literal internet of shit, courtesy of Pampers, which for some ungodly reason has decided to add app technology to its namesake absorbent underpants. The Lumi by Pampers range, launched this week, is being marketed as "supporting babies' daily development" but the truth is that's just a ...

We don’t mean to poo-poo this, but… The Internet of S**t has literally arrived thanks to Pampers smart diapers

Google has banned a Chinese app developer for violating its advertising policies shortly after booting another from the Play Store. CooTek, a company listed on the New York Stock Exchange, has found itself on Google’s naughty list and had dozens of its app removed. The company is most well known in Western countries for its TouchPal keyboard but also had a range of apps spanning various categories. CooTek predominately focused on health-oriented apps such as ...

Google bans yet another Chinese app developer for invasive ads

Update 3 (7/18/19 @ 6:15 AM ET): Samsung Galaxy A80 has been soft-launched in India and will be available for purchase in starting August 1st. Update 2 (7/1/19 @ 4:25 PM ET): The Samsung Galaxy A80 is finally available in Europe and Latin America. Update 1 (4/16/19 @ 10:30 AM IST): Samsung has revealed the Samsung Galaxy A70 will be launched in India next week while the Galaxy A80 will arrive in May. Samsung has revitalized ...

[Update 3: Launched in India] The Samsung Galaxy A80 with a rotating camera module, notchless Infinity display is now official

Are you seeing ‘The link you followed has expired’ error in WordPress? This error does not give much clues about what’s actually wrong, which is why beginners find it a bit difficult to resolve. In this article, we will show you how to easily fix ‘the link you have followed has expired’ error in WordPress. We will also talk about what causes this error and how to avoid it in the future. What Causes The ...

How To Fix “The Link You Followed Has Expired” Error in WordPress

A key proposal for Go 1.14 – adding a built-in try keyword – has been declined Go is a popular language for native compiled applications The Go language will not be adding a "try" keyword in the next major version, despite this being a major part of what was proposed for version 1.14. Go, an open source language developed by Google, features static typing and native code compilation. It is around the 15th most popular ...

Google’s Go team decides not to give it a try

Enterprise features including support for hated ancient browser ready to evaluate IE Mode in Chromium-based Edge is ready to evaluate says Microsoft Microsoft had to consider businesses' addiction to Internet Explorer 11 in its roadmap for Edge Enterprise, the business aspect of its new web browser based on Google's Chromium project. Group program manager Sean Lyndersay and senior program manager Colleen Williams said of the roadmap, rolled out yesterday, that "one of the features available ...

Microsoft adds Internet Explorer mode to Chromium Edge, announces roadmap

A former Microsoft software engineer was arrested on Tuesday and charged with mail fraud for allegedly attempting to steal $10m in digital currency from his former employee, US prosecutors said today. Volodymyr Kvashuk, 25, a citizen of Ukraine residing in Renton, Washington, initially worked for Microsoft as a contractor and was hired as an employee in August 2016, where he remained employed until he was dismissed in June 2018. Kvashuk, according to the prosecution's complaint ...

Ex-Microsoft dev used test account to swipe $10m in tech giant’s own store credits, live life of luxury, Feds allege

Software engineers have long been treated, in Silicon Valley at least, as special, worthy of massive salaries, and deserving of cozy work conditions and top-of-the-range benefits. Sticking the profession down on your US visa application usually does the trick in getting your paperwork eventually all sorted, paving the way for a golden ticket to live and pursue the American Dream in the United States of America. Aah. However, it is now seemingly official US government ...

Hope to keep your H-1B visa? Don’t become a QA analyst. Uncle Sam’s not buying it: Techie’s new job role rejected

Update 07/18/2019: Netflix has confirmed that it will introduce a mobile-only plan in India this year. Most technology companies now view India as either a key market, or an upcoming market which needs greater attention because of its potential. As the second most populous country in the world, after China, and as a developing nation, India is seeing a very large portion of its population come online and personally experience technology for the first time ...

[Update: Coming Later This Year] Netflix is testing a mobile-only plan in India that costs ₹250 per month

It’s pretty common nowadays to see a company release two phones at the same time with one being a more powerful “Pro” version. Naturally, these Pro models tend to get most of the attention and the non-Pro variants get unfairly overlooked. Joshua Vergara from PocketNow recently compared two non-Pro variants from popular duos: the Honor 20 and OnePlus 7. One reason why these two particular phones are overlooked is that they’re hard to get in ...

Honor 20 vs OnePlus 7: Battle of the Non-Pros

A whitepaper released by industry trade organisation 5G Americas delves into how the IoT and 5G will ‘create our connected future’. The whitepaper explains how standards body 3GPP has been helping to future-proof the cellular technology which is expected to underpin massive IoT deployments (defined as at least one million devices per kilometre). No organisation wants to be responsible for having to replace the batteries of such large deployments on a frequent basis, so the ...

5G Americas explores how the IoT and 5G will ‘create our connected future’

Xiaomi spin-off brand Redmi just launched its first flagship smartphone the other day in India. In our initial first impressions of the K20 Pro, we were surprised by how well-designed Redmi’s first flagship is. Redmi smartphones, like all Xiaomi devices, run MIUI out-of-the-box, and the Redmi K20 Pro is no different. There’s nothing that special about MIUI 10 on the K20 Pro except that it won’t have any ads and it runs the POCO Launcher ...

Unofficial LineageOS 16 now available for the Redmi K20 Pro

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