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Times Bridge brings MUBI film streaming service to India

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MUBI, a one of its kind film streaming service has set foot in India with Times Bridge as its strategic partner. The global investment arm of The Times Group will help MUBI expand its reach in India and cater to the ever-growing movie market.  MUBI, in the last 10 years has created a community of […]

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Tim Cook says you’ll soon be able to turn off the system that slows iPhones as the battery gets older

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As we learned back at the end of December, Apple has been limiting the maximum performance of iPhones as the batteries within get older. The goal, they’ve stated, is to prevent random device shutdowns as time goes on and the battery’s output starts to wane. But that’s something they ought to have explained better from […]

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Gadget Lab Podcast: How 'Shine Theory' Improves Diversity in Design

If you’re designing a product intended for the masses, how do you make sure it reaches the widest possible audience? We answer that question in this discussion between WIRED’s Arielle Pardes and Google’s Lilian Rincon. Lilian is a product manager at Google, where she oversees Google Assistant. The pair talks about the rise of Assistant, […]

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BT guarantees broadband speeds for two new services

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption BT will pay some customers £20 if their internet speeds drop below 100Mbps Consumers are being guaranteed minimum speeds of 100Mbps in two new ultrafast broadband services from BT. Those who signed up to either package would get £20 compensation if their internet download speed fell below 100Mbps, up to […]

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Top 5 phones with the best battery life

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Ever since we traded phones with buttons for tiny touchscreen computers 10 years ago, we’ve complained about smartphone battery life.  TechRadar’s battery test What is it? We play a 90 minute HD video with a phone at 100% battery, with screen brightness at max and accounts syncing over Wi-Fi in the background. What are the […]

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Bitconnect, which has been accused of running a Ponzi scheme, shuts down

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Bitconnect, the lending and exchange platform that was long suspected by many in the crypto community of being a Ponzi scheme, has announced it’s shutting down. In a release on its website the platform said the shutdown is attributed to “continuous bad press” surrounding the platform, two cease and desist letters from both Texas and […]

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OnePlus phone company investigates card fraud claims

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Image caption OnePlus manufactures its phones at a factory in Shenzhen, China Android phone company OnePlus is investigating claims that customers’ credit card numbers have been stolen after they used its online shop. Initially, a customer posted a message on its support forum saying they had seen fraudulent activity on their account after buying a […]

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Amazon Great Indian Sale starts on 21 January with offers on phones, laptops, electronics and more

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Amazon’s much-hyped Great Indian Sale is all set to hit your apps and computers in 21 January. On this edition of the sale, much like the older ones, Amazon will have offers on a range of smartphones, laptops, TVs and other electronics.  In addition to this, Amazon Prime subscribers will also get an exclusive 12-hour […]

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Apple’s MacBook Air turns 10

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Ten years ago today, Steve Jobs triumphantly held up a manilla interoffice mail envelope to a round of applause at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. It was a silly gimmick, but it got the point across. A year after introducing the Macworld crowd to the iPhone, the company was about to add another […]

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6 GoPro Tips For Skiing and Snowboarding Shots

Get great results from your action cam as you capture your heroics … and your epic bails. When to Slo-MoThe GoPro Hero6 can shoot 1080p video at 240 frames per second—meaning that when you slow it down 10X, it looks amazing. But hitting the brakes doesn’t work for everything. Slo-mo is garbage for point-of-view angles. […]

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