Galaxy Fold day is finally here after all this time and we were able to secure a couple of devices. We can now get busy with the future that is foldable phones. We are pretty damn excited too, even if we already know this $2,000 phone is likely so niche and impractical that no one should ever really consider buying one. To get started on our Galaxy Fold coverage, we ran through the classic unboxing experience. Since this is a $1,980 phone with more in the box than your standard goods, this is one you might want to watch, unboxing fan or not. Oh, and this is the first time I’ve played with the Galaxy Fold or a foldable phone, so there’s plenty of fun in that reaction to the first fold – the first time I see a phone bent completely in half. Seriously, this phone folds and I’m kind of mind-blown. Enjoy! … [Read more...] about Galaxy Fold Unboxing and Tour!
Episode 21 of the Pocket-lint Podcast is here and it is jam packed with the latest tech commentary.This week, we review the OnePlus 7T - the latest handset from the brand, as unveiled in India on Thursday 26 September.Associate editor Dan reports back from Amazon's HQ in Seattle with his thoughts on the mighty new Echo range.And, editor Chris talks to former SBS sniper and Royal Marine, now TV personality and author, Ant Middleton, who reveals what he thinks about the new Garmin sports watches and why his friends don't invite him paintballing.You can listen to the latest episode below - along with previous instalments - and also find out how to subscribe to the Pocket-lint Podcast via Pippa here.It is also available on Spotify, iTunes, Google and via RSS.The weekly podcast goes live every Friday morning, bringing you 30 minutes of the latest tech news, a top industry interview, plus reviews of different gadgets in the most talked-about categories - all featuring the knowledge … [Read more...] about OnePlus 7T, Ant Middleton interview and everything Amazon Echo
On this episode of the Droid Life Show, it’s going to be heavy Samsung Galaxy Fold talk. The first foldable from Samsung is now here and we each have one in-house, on desk to get familiar with. We have foldable phones, guys! The future…or something. Also, on the show, we’ll dive into the OnePlus 7T, since that’s official this week and we’ve got a full review up. We’ll also catch up on the Pixel 4 news and anything else that comes up. Trivia is back! The fabulous folks at Poweramp have sponsored the show with wonderful prizes. We’ll be live at 12:30PM Pacific (3:30PM Eastern). … [Read more...] about Podcast: We Have the Galaxy Fold!
Geir Moulson, Associated Press Updated 5:02 am PDT, Friday, September 27, 2019 BERLIN (AP) — German investigators said Friday they have shut down a data processing center installed in a former NATO bunker that hosted sites dealing in drugs and other illegal activities. Seven people were arrested. The main suspect in the long-running investigation that led to raids on Thursday is a 59-year-old Dutchman who authorities believe acquired the former military bunker in Traben-Trarbach, a picturesque town on the Mosel River in western Germany, in 2013, prosecutor Juergen Bauer told reporters. He then turned it into a very large and heavily secured data processing center "in order to make it available to clients, according to our investigations, exclusively for illegal purposes," Bauer added. Regional criminal police chief Johannes Kunz said that authorities believe he had "links to organized crime," and that he appears to have spent most of his time in the area although … [Read more...] about Germany shuts down illegal data center in former NATO bunker
Amazon has undertaken a new initiative – drafting facial recognition technology laws that it believes can be accepted by the US Congress.This is a first – a tech company getting involved in legislation that will regulate some of the tech that it is actually using. Rather than being the judge, jury and executioner, it wants to turn lawmaker.The fact was revealed by the company's CEO Jeff Bezos in a media appearance post the Alexa event on Thursday. "Our public policy team is actually working on facial recognition regulations; it makes a lot of sense regulate that," he said.When reached out for comment on the matter by the Recode, the company declined to comment further.In February this year, the company proposed guidelines on the matter. But actually writing laws sets a new precedent for a tech company, especially since it has itself been criticised for its own "Rekognition" system for gender and race bias. Amazon is not the only company that has asked for better regulation … [Read more...] about Amazon facial recognition legislation proposed to US Congress