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To determine if an iPhone needs to be replaced - whether it's under warranty or not - Apple staff run a diagnostic check to see if it fails to meet the 80 percent threshold. The lower out-of-warranty price is available to customers who have an iPhone 6 or later worldwide until December 2018. The Barclays analyst estimates that a little over 10% of those whose iPhones are eligible for a $29 battery will replace it, and about 30% of those who replace the battery will keep the iPhone instead of ...
  • LG's tiny 4K projector puts a 150-inch screen in any room

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    Coming to audio, there are two 7-watt speakers built in and you can also connect an external audio device like a soundbar via optical, HDMI or Bluetooth audio output options. When it comes to the content, customers won't have any problems in finding anything to watch. With the global 4K projector market expected to grow rapidly, LG is confident that its leadership in the LED projector segment can be repeated in the 4K projector segment as well.
  • Iran blocks social media apps amid anti-government protests

    Iran blocks social media apps amid anti-government protests

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    While the Telegram and Instagram are now blocked in Iran, you can still use them with the VPN services. After wishing Telegram users a Happy New Year on his channel, Durov wrote,"On a less joyful note, Iranian authorities started blocking Telegram in Iran today after we publicly refused to shut down channels of peaceful Iranian protesters, such as @ sedaiemardom ".
  • Hilarious Google glitch made LaVar Ball the founder of the National Basketball Association

    Hilarious Google glitch made LaVar Ball the founder of the National Basketball Association

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    Google responded to the incident, and apparently it was all a mistake. Despite what a simple Google search may have led you to believe, LaVar Ball is not the founder of the National Basketball Association. It's unclear why Ball shows up as the NBA's founder, but as of early Tuesday afternoon, the search results still caused Lonzo's dad to pop up. The league that became the National Basketball Association was founded by a consortium of arena owners in the mid-1940s, and took on the ...
  • Samsung reveals some of the products to be showcased at CES 2018

    Samsung reveals some of the products to be showcased at CES 2018

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    Remember the Welt smart belt that sounds an alarm when you've eaten too much? It's an interesting idea that could have many use-cases - for example, you may wish to listen to music in your office without wearing headphones, meaning you could enjoy podcasts or pounding beats at your desk without disturbing colleagues.
  • Apple to start discounted battery replacement program in S. Korea

    Apple to start discounted battery replacement program in S. Korea

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    Speaking with Axios , Apple explained, " We expected to need more time to be ready , but we are happy to offer our customers the lower pricing right away". Later on, the company plans to update its iOS in early 2018 to give its customers a visibility of battery wear out and help them to decide whether they need a swap or not.
  • Microsoft Pulls Controversial PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Ad

    Microsoft Pulls Controversial PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Ad

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    Obviously, Kim is referring to the pending PS4 launch of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds , which is now on the backburner because of the console's lack of a "Game Preview" program like the Xbox One . Since PlayStation doesn't offer an early access program like Steam or Xbox's Game Preview, the game is not quite ready yet to land on the PlayStation console, regardless of any exclusivity deal that the game now has with Microsoft.
  • Users file lawsuits against Apple for slowing down old iPhones

    Users file lawsuits against Apple for slowing down old iPhones

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    In part of its investigation, Shine alleged Apple's behaviour "misled" consumers into believing their iPhones were malfunctioning and caused them to upgrade to newer, more expensive models. The way that Apple has handled disclosure on the throttling mechanisms has also been heavily criticised as users felt their devices slowing down with iOS updates and not knowing the reason.
  • Factory Mode on OnePlus 3, 3T triggering Google Play Protect warning

    Factory Mode on OnePlus 3, 3T triggering Google Play Protect warning

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    Just last week , the co-founder of OnePlus , Carl Pei, confirmed that the OnePlus 5T's Face Unlock feature will be coming to the slightly older OnePlus 5. The new Open Beta package also fixes a connectivity issue on 5GHz Wi-Fi networks. OnePlus also updated the Android security patch to December with this beta update.