China has banned hugely popular game streaming service Twitch

“Twitch, the streaming giant famous for launching eSports into the stratosphere, has confirmed that it is now banned in China. Abacus first reported that Twitch’s website was unavailable in mainland China, and that its app had quietly vanished from the Chinese Apple App Store.”

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Dissected new iPhones reveal Intel, Micron, Toshiba parts

“Among the first detailed teardowns of the phones since their launch on September, the study https://ift.tt/2xInnF6 by repair firm iFixit did not list any parts from Samsung and, as expected, no chips from Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O).”

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Amazon debuts Fire TV Recast DVR and Echo Auto in-car system

“Amazon, not content to wrap up a hardware event with all-new appliances and a host of high-end audio products, debuted something of a surprise today: the Fire TV Recast, a DVR for over-the-air television, and the Echo Auto, an Alexa-powered in-car speaker.”

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NVIDIA RTX 2080 and 2080 Ti review: To 4K 60 FPS, and beyond

“NVIDIA’s new RTX graphics cards are for the gamer that wants it all. I’m talking about 4K gaming beyond 60 frames per second, with the graphics settings dialed to the max.”

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How to listen to what Amazon’s Alexa has recorded in your home

“We’ve got some simple tips you can take to keep Amazon’s Alexa from eavesdropping into your conversations and potentially sharing them. USA TODAY More: Amazon (and Alexa) know a whole lot about you. Here’s how download and delete that info.”

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With the Galaxy Note 9, the Note line has a new purpose

“We’ve often asked what makes a Galaxy Note phone special. Sure, the Note is able to boast its place in smartphone history as the first mainstream “phablet” device, having first launched way back in 2011.”

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Galaxy S10 tipped to have sophisticated tech you won’t find in any rivals

“The Galaxy S10 will launch as early as CES 2019 according to some recent reports, and we already have plenty of rumors detailing Samsung’s most exciting Galaxy S update in years.”

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Google to host product launch event Oct. 9, likely to unveil Pixel 3

“It’s official: Google is hosting an event in New York City on October 9. The search giant this afternoon sent invitations bearing the phrase “I <3 NY” and the hashtag #madebygoogle to VentureBeat and a host of other media outlets, which honestly doesn’t give us a lot to go on."

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OnePlus 6T just leaked in (nearly) full

“An image of the OnePlus 6T appeared on our desk this afternoon complete with an on-brand OnePlus Red exterior. There’s not a lot we can’t guess at this point about the OnePlus 6T, despite it being weeks from release or even a full reveal.”

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Huawei caught cheating performance test for new phones

“UL, the company behind the tablet and phone performance benchmark app 3DMark, has delisted new Huawei phones from its “Best Smartphone” leaderboard after AnandTech discovered the phone maker was boosting its performance to ace the app’s test.”

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