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Folks are having trouble activating the Razer Phone 2 on Verizon The Razer Phone 2 just became available on Monday and despite being officially supported on Verizon as per Razer and its website, customers have not been able to successfully activate the phone on a Verizon line.

Google now offers free 4K upgrades for Play Movies and TV purchases When Apple unveiled their upgraded 4K Apple TV box, they also introduced a new feature for iTunes content purchases that would automatically give users 4K versions of their movies and TV shows, when available.

Google Play Movies & TV now lets you enjoy 4K videos more Watching videos in 4K on your 4K smart TVs is a different experience than watching just the regular kind. Unless you're the type of person who doesn't know the difference between the two, once you go 4K, it's hard to go back.

Unicode examines 236 draft candidates vying for inclusion in Emoji 12.0 Today, Unicode announced that the Emoji 12.0 beta is made up of 236 draft candidates. Many of the new emoji deal with disabilities including an ear with a hearing aid, a deaf male/female deaf communicating with sign language, a man/woman with a cane, a man/woman in a wheelchair and a service dog.

Pixel 3 hindered, Xiaomi releases first phone with 10GB of RAM, and more news for you In today's edition, Google slows down fast-wireless charging on the Pixel 3, Xiaomi unveils the first phone with 10GB of RAM, and more news that you need to know. We'd love feedback on this post, so please let us know what you think in the comments. If we can improve in some way, we'd love to know!

Facebook Messenger update rolling out with simplified design Facebook Messenger is getting a makeover. Facebook is now rolling out Messenger 4, an updated version of the messaging app that Facebook says is simplified. The app is making its way to users beginning today and will roll out globally over the coming weeks.

Samsung Galaxy X foldable phone in November? - Pocketnow Daily Also on the show, iPhone XR demand may grow, iOS 12.1 needs to fix selfies, HTC's blockchain phone is finally here and OnePlus pops up again!

2019 emoji list is getting closer to being finalized On Tuesday, information about the Emoji 12.0 Beta was announced. The announcement gives vendors and implementers a chance to "test the details of what might be coming in the next year," according to Emojipedia. There are currently 236 Emoji Draft Candidates for 2019, which consists of 61 characters and 175 sequences.

Apple Highlights Positive Reviews for the iPhone XR The reviews came in for the iPhone XR earlier today, and the general consensus appears to be that this is the iPhone model that will be more than good enough for most people out there in the wild.

Google Play Movies now upgrading users' SD and HD purcahses to 4K for free In addition to the free upgrades, prices for 4K titles are also coming down and there are more and easier ways to blow up content on a big screen.

How to temporarily suspend your Apple account You might need to temporarily suspend your Apple account. When you do, you can turn to Apple's Data and Privacy website to make it happen. Here's what you need to do. In early 2018, Apple began offering a new feature that makes it simple to request your personal Apple data.

Uninstall trackers can be used by developers to push you into reinstalling an app you've deleted Thanks to silent push notifications, uninstall app trackers could be used by developers to determine if you've deleted an app from your phone. The developer could then continue to hound you with ads hoping that you'll re-install the app.

Study: Tracking of personal data by third-party apps is getting out of control Not that something like this should really come as a surprise anymore, but chances are that Google and, to a lesser extent, Facebook are either accessing or able to access a flow of data about you courtesy of your favorite smartphone app.

Nubia reveals 8 features of the upcoming nubia X smartphone ahead of launch Earlier this month, ZTE's sub-brand, nubia, announced the release date of its next flagship - the dual-screen nubia X and it's now teasing the handset with a list of cool features. The list comes in the form of an infographic and since it's shared on the Chinese social media Weibo, we had to work it out with Google Translate.

Deal: Unlocked Nokia 6 drops to $175 on Amazon Various retailers in the US offer the Nokia 6 for $225, but Amazon has a better deal for those looking for a mid-range smartphone. Currently, Nokia 6 is discounted by $55 at Amazon, not mention that you'll get free shipping.

Razer Phone 2 not fully working on Verizon, should be enabled soon Having issues using your new Razer Phone 2 on Verizon? If so, you're not alone. Razer Phone 2 buyers have taken to Reddit to say that they've having problems getting their new phone to work correctly on Verizon Wireless.

Samsung's Galaxy F could eventually be joined by a foldable tablet Samsung's latest patent suggests the company is working on a foldable tablet that could rival Lenovo's release. However, the device is set to be preceded by the Galaxy F foldable smartphone which is expected to go on sale in early 2019.

YouTube Kids now available on Google Home, Cast TVs, Smart Displays If you have kids at home or if you have kids visiting often at your house in one way or another, having YouTube Kids on your tablet or even on your phone is a must. While YouTube itself offers a wide array of video watching opportunities for the young ones, it's not always safe you have a supposedly kid-friendly version.

Black Shark Helo offers up to 10GB RAM, more lights With an independent HDR imaging chip attached to the display, RGB LED gradients and 10GB of RAM, there's plenty that Helo offers.

Red Dead Redemption 2 companion app to be launched on October 26 The Red Dead Redemption 2 companion app will be available on Android and iOS devices and will provide players with real-time interactive information as they play the game on their consoles.

Red Dead Redemption 2 companion app launches this week Red Dead Redemption 2 is receiving an official mobile companion app upon release.

Get this popular Wi-Fi router for just $60 If you or someone you know is in the market for a new wireless router, check out this deal on the AC1750 from TP-Link. It has a 4.2-star customer rating on Amazon, and it's packed with features like Alexa support, parental controls, and a built-in USB port.

Lenovo updates Smart Displays with Google Home Hub features, many improvements Official Motorola parts and tools available for self-repairs from iFixit 23 OctPrev news Now reading: Lenovo updates Smart Displays with Google Home Hub features, many improvements Lenovo updates Smart Displays with Google Home Hub features, many improvements 23 Oct Official Motorola parts and tools available for self-repairs from iFixit 23 Oct...

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