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iOS 12 is now on 50% of devices, Apple reveals

About a week ago a third party analytics firm told us that iOS 12 was already running on 47.54% of compatible Apple devices, a very short time after its release. Today the Cupertino company itself has published official adoption data. As of October 10, iOS 12 was installed on 50% of all compatible devices, and 53% of devices introduced within the last four years. iOS 11 is understandably the second most used version, coming in at 39% (of all devices) and 40% (of four-year old devices and newer). Previous iOS iterations only make up 11% and 7% of the pie, respectively. As usual,...



Google releases October security update for Pixels and Nexuses

If you own a Nexus or Pixel, you know what the first Monday of the month means: a new security update. It's no different this time around: right on schedule, Google has made the October security patches available to the devices it supports directly. The factory images and full OTA zip files are up for grabs from the usual official website, catering to tinkerers. For normal people, the over-the-air rollout of the update is already underway. As usual with Google rollouts, it's probably going to take a couple of weeks for all devices to receive the update notification. If you simply...



Instagram archive now rolling out to everyone

Last month, Instagram started testing its Archive feature that let you hide your photos. The feature is now rolling out to all accounts and should be available to everyone soon without having to update the app. With Archive, you don't necessarily have to delete photos that you don't want others to see. Simply hit the Options button in the top right corner of your photo and hit the Archive button and it will be removed from your timeline but still available in your private folder. From there, you can choose to unarchive it whenever you want and it will be sent back to the same...



Oppo Find X goes official with a pop-up slider with three cameras

One pop-up camera? Puh-lease! The Oppo Find X has three cameras mounted on one pop-up mechanism - dual cam on the back, single on the front. There's a 3D facial scanning system as well. The mechanism is motorized and can pop up in half a second. This leaves the front entirely to the 6.4" OLED panel (1080p+ resolution) with very narrow bezels, even the chin is barely there. The official screen to body ratio is 92.25%. The back is completely clean too when the cameras slide back in. There's no fingerprint reader on board, so the phone relies on its 3D facial scanning for secure...



Huawei Y7 Pro 2019 with 6.26-inch panel, SD 450 SoC, and dual rear digital cameras announced

Huawei‘s fresh cameraphone under its Y-series surfaced online as Huawei Y7 2019. However, the manufacturer has currently formally released the most recent Y-series telephone — Huawei Y7 Pro 2019. The phone’s technical specs and attributes are similar to the Y7 2019 that was flowed out a number of days ago. The Huawei Y7 Pro 2019 will be in the world in two colour features — Aurora Blue and Black. The gadget is valued at 39,90,000 Vietnamese dongs, what roughly converts to $171 and is presently available for purchase. The phone options a 6.26-inch HD+ display with 1520 x 720 pixels panel resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 2.5D curved glass, and the trendy waterdrop notch that houses the front camera and other sensors. Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by Qualcomm‘s Snapdragon 450 octa-core cpu clocked at 1.8GHz, coupled with Adreno 506 GPU. It sports 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. There’s Furthermore a microSD card tray which makes it possible for users to further expand the phone’s storage ability up to 512GB. As for the camera, there’s am AI Dual Digital camera setup consisting of a 13-megapixel primary camera and a 2-megapixel secondary digital camera on the back screen of the cameraphone, together with an LED flash. On the front side, the smartphone ships equipped with a 16-megapixel snapper for taking selfies and video calling. Connectivity features on the product have Dual Lte VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, and GPS + GLONASS. The phone is running Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out-of-the-box with the company’s EMUI 8.2 custom interface. The cameraphone is powered by a 4,000mAh battery however lacks support for fast charging technology. On the other hand, the manufacturer claims that the battery will last for 2 days on a single charge. Read also: Realme A1 leaks in specifications and renders, water drop notch, MediaTek Helio P70 established Whereas the Huawei Y7 Pro 2019 is currently in the world for buy in Vietnam, the manufacturer has not uncovered anything related to the phone’s availability in other regions. We’ll have to wait for the formal announcement from the manufacturer to have idea When it comes global availability.