Suicide Squad Game Announced by Batman: Arkham Studio Rocksteady

Google has discontinued the Pixel 4 XL and the Pixel 4 less than a year after the phones were launched, as per an online report. The flagship phones are no longer available in Google’s US store. This comes at the heels of Google launching the new Pixel 4A earlier this week, and Pixel 5 and Pixel 4A 5G gearing up for an autumn release. It is to be noted that the Google Pixel 4 series was never available in India.

According to a report by The Verge, Google has discontinued the Pixel 4 XL and the Pixel 4 and that the phones were out of stock in Google’s US store. However, some variants are still said to be available in other regions for the time being.

“Google Store has sold through its inventory and completed sales of Pixel 4 [and] 4 XL,” a Google spokesperson told The Verge. “For people

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Huawei Says Flagship HiSilicon Kirin Smartphone Chips Running Out Under US Sanctions

Google has discontinued the Pixel 4 XL and the Pixel 4 less than a year after the phones were launched, as per an online report. The flagship phones are no longer available in Google’s US store. This comes at the heels of Google launching the new Pixel 4A earlier this week, and Pixel 5 and Pixel 4A 5G gearing up for an autumn release. It is to be noted that the Google Pixel 4 series was never available in India.

According to a report by The Verge, Google has discontinued the Pixel 4 XL and the Pixel 4 and that the phones were out of stock in Google’s US store. However, some variants are still said to be available in other regions for the time being.

“Google Store has sold through its inventory and completed sales of Pixel 4 [and] 4 XL,” a Google spokesperson told The Verge. “For people

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Posted on 3 days ago

TikTok Prepares Advertisers for Possible App Ban

Google has discontinued the Pixel 4 XL and the Pixel 4 less than a year after the phones were launched, as per an online report. The flagship phones are no longer available in Google’s US store. This comes at the heels of Google launching the new Pixel 4A earlier this week, and Pixel 5 and Pixel 4A 5G gearing up for an autumn release. It is to be noted that the Google Pixel 4 series was never available in India.

According to a report by The Verge, Google has discontinued the Pixel 4 XL and the Pixel 4 and that the phones were out of stock in Google’s US store. However, some variants are still said to be available in other regions for the time being.

“Google Store has sold through its inventory and completed sales of Pixel 4 [and] 4 XL,” a Google spokesperson told The Verge. “For people

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Posted on 3 days ago

Google Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL Discontinued Less Than a Year After Launch

Google has discontinued the Pixel 4 XL and the Pixel 4 less than a year after the phones were launched, as per an online report. The flagship phones are no longer available in Google’s US store. This comes at the heels of Google launching the new Pixel 4A earlier this week, and Pixel 5 and Pixel 4A 5G gearing up for an autumn release. It is to be noted that the Google Pixel 4 series was never available in India.

According to a report by The Verge, Google has discontinued the Pixel 4 XL and the Pixel 4 and that the phones were out of stock in Google’s US store. However, some variants are still said to be available in other regions for the time being.

“Google Store has sold through its inventory and completed sales of Pixel 4 [and] 4 XL,” a Google spokesperson told The Verge. “For people

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Posted on 3 days ago

Suicide Squad Game Announced by Batman: Arkham Studio Rocksteady

Suicide Squad is set to get a game of its own soon. Rocksteady Studios — the developer best known for the Batman: Arkham series — has announced that it’s working on Suicide Squad, based on the DC Comics supervillain team of the same name. It will involve Superman in some capacity, with the image released alongside the Suicide Squad game announcement — a crosshair with the words “Suicide Squad” on the back of Superman’s head — hinting that the Suicide Squad’s target might be the Man of Steel. More details will be revealed at DC FanDome, the upcoming mega virtual convention for all things DC, on August 22.

Rocksteady Studios announced that a Suicide Squad game is in development on its official social media accounts over the weekend. The Superman photo was captioned: “Target locked – #DCFanDome – August 22. #suicidesquadgame”. This isn’t the first we’ve heard of Superman

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Huawei Says Flagship HiSilicon Kirin Smartphone Chips Running Out Under US Sanctions

Huawei Technologies will stop making its flagship Kirin chipsets next month, financial magazine Caixin said on Saturday, as the impact of US pressure on the Chinese tech giant grows.

US pressure on Huawei’s suppliers has made it impossible for the company’s HiSilicon chip division to keep making the chipsets, key components for mobile phone, Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei’s Consumer Business Unit was quoted as saying about the upcoming the launch of the company’s new Mate 40 handset at an industry conference, China Info 100. A report by Chinese publication IT Home cites the Yu to say Huawei Mate 40 will still sport a flagship Kirin SoC.

With US-China relations at their worst in decades, Washington is pressing governments around to world to squeeze Huawei out, arguing it would hand over data to the Chinese government for spying. Huawei denies it spies for China.

The United States is also seeking

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TikTok Prepares Advertisers for Possible App Ban

TikTok is preparing advertisers for a possible ban of its app in the United States, ad buyers said, offering refunds for ad campaigns that are unable to run.

The short-form video app’s advertising business is still nascent. TikTok’s anticipated $1 billion (766 million pounds) in 2020 revenue is a small fraction of its Chinese owner ByteDance’s overall sales. But TikTok has become a popular place for brands that aim to reach the app’s young tastemakers, who flock to it for lip-syncing, dancing and comedy sketch videos.

TikTok said it will continue to honor planned ad campaigns, refund any that it can’t fulfill and would also work with major influencers to migrate to other platforms in the event of a ban, said Rob Pearsall, senior vice president of biddable media at ad agency Havas Media, referencing a memo the agency received from TikTok Friday morning.

President Donald Trump signed an executive

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How to enable the Bubbles feature on the Messages app in Android 11

If you’ve signed up for the Android 11 beta program, you should also sign up for the beta of Messages so you can test the Bubbles interface. Jack Wallen shows you how.

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Android 11 includes a pretty impressive set of improvements and new additions to the platform. One of those additions is the Bubbles feature, and it’s finally becoming a reality. For those who don’t know, the Bubble feature was teased in previous releases, but never quite made it to prime time. Bubbles are Android’s take on the Facebook Messenger Chat Heads interface. When you receive a message from Facebook Messenger, it appears on your screen as a floating bubble that you can move around, tap to view, and either leave it on your screen or drag it down to the bottom of the display to close it. 

The next time you receive another message, a new

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How to organize photos and screenshots on your Android phone

You can arrange the photos you snap on your Android phone by placing them into albums via Google Photos.

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Your Android phone may be overflowing with hundreds or even thousands of photos and screenshots that you’ve snapped over the years. You might have photos and screen captures that you’ve taken for your organization, perhaps for inventory, documentation, events, or promotional purposes. How can you organize all those images?

SEE: Managing and troubleshooting Android devices checklist (TechRepublic Premium) 

On an Android phone, your best bet is to make sure your photos are being synced with Google Photos, so you can organize them either on your phone or though your PC. You can then create albums in which to store your individual images. Let’s cover the steps.

How to set up Google Photos

Your Android phone automatically comes equipped with the Google Photos app. But should you need to download and

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