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California man files lawsuit against Apple for slowing down old iPhones

On Wednesday the United States tech giant said that it has algorithms that help keep an iPhone running at optimum performance if there is an older battery pack inside. It all makes maps out. However, the company isn't helping by being a bit opaque. The Atlas Consumer Law group in Chicago claims that Apple is, therefore, in violation of deceptive business laws in Illinios, as well as in IN and North Carolina.


Amazon Acquires Smart Camera And Video Doorbell Company Blink

Amazon Acquires Smart Camera And Video Doorbell Company Blink

Amazon is acquiring Blink, a brand that knows what it's doing when it comes to connected home surveillance equipment, likely in an effort to grow in that market. Amazon's catalog of Alexa-powered devices is leading the company's smart home push. For Blink customers, changes doesn't seem to be coming immediately.


Gionee S10 Lite with 16-Megapixel Selfie Camera Launched at Rs 15999

Gionee S10 Lite with 16-Megapixel Selfie Camera Launched at Rs 15999

The phone also comes with an independent facial enhancement algorithm that automatically detects a user's face and applies custom beauty settings. But the S10 Lite also offers another USP of a long-lasting battery . It has fingerprint sensor on the home button. The company will start retailing the Gionee S10 Lite tomorrow, with the smartphone being available in Black and Gold, though the latter option is essentially a rose gold hue.


Google: Future Android Apps Must Be 64-bit and Support Updated APIs

Google: Future Android Apps Must Be 64-bit and Support Updated APIs

This does not specify the minimum API level ensuring that developers can still develop apps of hundreds of thousands of people who are running older Android versions. Google knows you're (probably) mulling a get-fit new year's resolution, so it's also offering the same amount off calorie counting app Lifesum. "For apps that use native libraries, 64-bit code typically offers significantly better performance, with additional registers and new instructions".


Civilization VI Is Out On iPad, And It's $60

Civilization VI Is Out On iPad, And It's $60

The game is set to get its first huge expansion next year in Rise and Fall , but before then, Aspyr Media announced today that they have partnered with Firaxis and 2K to release Sid Meier's Civilization VI on iPad . The main menu in Civilization VI for the iPad. That's where the bad news comes in: it will cost $60, the same price as the PC and Mac versions. The game is now priced at $30 which is actually a 50% discount on the regular asking price, although note that this is a limited ...