Apple iPad 2018 review – Extras features and low price make this a tempting tablet | Tech | Life & Style

EXPRESS NEWSPAPERS Apple iPad 2018 review Apple iPad 2018 review PROS – New low price • More power via A10 processor • Apple Pencil support • Still the best tablet on the market CONS – Missing the Smart Connector • Slight lag when using the Pencil • Larger bezels look a little dated In a world where everything is getting more and more expensive it may come as a surprise to find Apple is actually dropping prices. The US technology firm has just revealed its new 2018 iPad which brings more features and some…

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iPhone ALERT – Unofficial screen repairs are BREAKING smartphones after iOS 11.3 update | Tech | Life & Style

Apple’s latest iOS 11.3 software update is reportedly causing iPhone 8 devices that have had screens repaired by third-parties to stop working. Owners that chose a third-party vendor to repair their iPhone screen over Apple have allegedly seen their touchscreen stop working after updating to iOS 11.3. Affected users said the display on their iPhone 8 continued to show the homescreen, but after updating to iOS 11.3 it could not be interacted with, Motherboard reported. Michael Oberdick, the owner and operator of iPhone repair and pre-owned store iOutlet, said his…

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Google Chrome update could spell the END of passwords | Tech | Life & Style

Google Chrome has confirmed plans to join a new industry standard which proposes an alternative to the traditional alpha-numeric password. Dubbed WebAuthn, the new open standard is already supported in the latest version of Firefox. Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge will support WebAuthn in upcoming software updates, scheduled to launch in the coming weeks. The widespread support of WebAuthn is the latest step in a longterm project to move users away from traditional passwords and adopt more secure login methods like biometrics and USB tokens. WebAuthn will make these secure…

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Who is Omar Sharif: Google Doodle celebrates 86th birthday of Dr Zhivago actor | Tech | Life & Style

Hailed by his contemporaries as one of the great access of his generation, the Egyptian-born Lebanese actor was known as the “The Noble”. Today Google has changed it’s logo across 48 countries to mark the actor’s April 10 birthday, created by the talented illustrator Sophie Dao. Google said: “Actor Omar Sharif made his indelible mark on Hollywood cinema without uttering a word. “Playing the Arab warrior Sherif Ali in the 1962 epic Lawrence of Arabia, Sharif first appears as a tiny dot on the desert horizon, growing larger as his…

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OnePlus might launch an Apple AirPod rival alongside OnePlus 6 | Tech | Life & Style

OnePlus is expected to launch a pair of next-generation wireless earbuds alongside its forthcoming flagship, OnePlus 6. The bluetooth earbuds were revealed on a Bluetooth certification website, which confirmed the existence of a product called the OnePlus Bullets Wireless. OnePlus already sells a pair of wired earbuds under the Bullet brand. It’s unclear whether the wireless version of the Bullet earbuds will be truly wireless, like the Apple AirPods, or include a wire that wraps around the user’s neck, like the Google PixelBuds. First spotted by Nashville Chatter, the certification…

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KODI BAN: Here’s EVERY free streaming add-on BLACKLISTED by TVAddons | Tech | Life & Style

TVAddons has unveiled a list of add-ons, plugins and developers blacklisted from its popular repository. The hugely-successful add-on repository, which is currently facing two separate copyright lawsuits in two different countries, has renewed efforts to eliminate piracy on its website. “We have instituted a far stricter add-on submission policy, in order to shield us from any additional liability,” TVAddons writes in a blog post. “This interim add-on submission policy will likely remain in place until the conclusion of both lawsuits.” TVAddons has dropped 23 separate add-ons for the Kodi media…

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