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Trump administration imposes sweeping sanctions on Venezuela

Trump administration imposes sweeping sanctions on Venezuela

The order marks a significant escalation in recent sanctions imposed by Washington against Maduro and senior officials in his government to punish them for what the Trump administration sees as their role in undermining democracy in the oil-producing country.



Samsung eyes reset with new Galaxy Note

The South Korean giant laid claim to being the first smartphone maker to field a "phablet" device -combining features of smartphones and tablets - when it introduced the first Note five years ago. Gagan and Aditya talk about the specifications of the Galaxy Note 8 and wonder whether it's an incremental update or a full-fledged new smartphone.


Android Oreo supports theming without root

Android Oreo supports theming without root

It is likely that owners of the HTC U Ultra and the HTC 10 may end up waiting until early next year for the same update. Theming of third-party applications, custom fonts for third-party applications, and other modifications are also possible now.


Huawei leaks first Mate 10 picture, confirms October 16 unveiling

Huawei leaks first Mate 10 picture, confirms October 16 unveiling

The unveiling of Huawei Mate 10 is expected to happen in October, and all other details regarding the upcoming phablet will not be disclosed until then. Further, the regular Huawei Mate 10 would be featuring a fingerprint sensor on the front while the Mate 10 Pro model will feature a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.


Capture 360-degree photos using Facebook app

Capture 360-degree photos using Facebook app

Then, select a starting view within the photo that you want people to see first and click share. As mentioned above, after a year, Facebook is letting users capture 360-degree photos directly using its camera app. You'll be instructed to hold your phone steady as you spin around, keeping the graphic centered on-screen. The update has been rolled out in both iOS and Android and includes the abilities to zoom and tag friends.