Amazon leaks users’ names and emails in ‘technical error’

From The Verge: Amazon has emailed users to tell them that a “technical error” made their names and email addresses visible publicly on its website (via BetaNews). Amazon declined to comment on how many users have been affected, and the only way to know if your email address has been exposed is by receiving one of the company’s surprisingly brief emails.

Latest Netflix iOS App Update Improves Navigation

From PC Mag: Watching content on smaller screens usually works well until you have to interact with the tiny interface and frustrating mis-taps on your touchscreen. Netflix decided to minimize these frustrations in its latest iOS app update by focusing on navigation controls.

Foxconn, Apple's main iPhone manufacturer, reportedly to slash $2.9B

From CNET: iPhone assembler Foxconn intends to slash 20 billion yuan ($2.9 billion) from its costs next year, according to Bloomberg.

The company, which is the primary manufacturer of Apple's phones, predicts that 2019 will be a "very difficult and competitive year," Bloomberg reported Wednesday, citing an internal company memo.

The ROCCAT Renga Boost Studio Grade Over-Ear Headset is Back

From ROCCAT Press Release: After the success of the original Renga released in 2016, ROCCAT refreshes the stereo headset and brings it back to the market as the ROCCAT Renga Boost. Offering studio grade high quality sound, the Renga Boost will charm gamers with its discreet all-black look, its amazing acoustic performance and its superior lightweight comfort.

Cooler Master Announces Soft RGB Mousepad: MP750

From Cooler Master Press Release: Cooler Master, a global leader in designing and manufacturing innovative gaming peripherals and computer components, today announces additions to its accessory line with a soft water resistant RGB gaming mousepad, the MP750, available in three different sizes.

“MP750 aims to take soft RGB mouse pads few steps forward, with its thick RGB beam and water repellent coating” says Bryant Nguyen, Peripheral General Manager.

G.SKILL Launches Trident Z Royal Series DDR4 RGB Memory Kits

From G.Skill Press Release: G.SKILL International Enterprise Co., Ltd. is launching Trident Z Royal series DDR4 RGB memory kits, featuring a patent-pending full-length crystalline light bar upon a polished heatspreader in gold or silver with stunning 8-zone RGB lighting. The patent of the crystalline design on PC components has been applied for across major countries. Available in high-speed specifications, the Trident Z Royal is first available from DDR4-3000MHz to DDR4-4600MHz at launch.

Alexa will soon be able to read the news just like a professional

From The Verge: Amazon’s Alexa continues to learn new party tricks, with the latest being a “newscaster style” speaking voice that will be launching on enabled devices in a few weeks’ time.

Google's Call Screen Will Soon Save Transcripts

From PC Mag: With the launch of the Pixel 3 phones, Google introduced a new feature called Call Screen which has gone down very well with Pixel owners. One major complaint is that it doesn't save the transcript of a call after it ends, but Google is set to fix that this year.

Russian hacking tool gets extra stealthy to target US, European computers

From CNET: Russian hackers have a new tool up their sleeve to gain access to sensitive computers without getting caught, cybersecurity experts say. And they're using it to target US and European government entities, as well as a former territory of the Soviet Union.

Pandora Premium is now available on Amazon Echo devices

From The Verge: Pandora Premium subscribers will now be able to stream music through Amazon Echo devices and third-party Alexa speakers that support the service, Pandora tells The Verge. Users will be able to stream songs, full albums, and playlists from Pandora’s on-demand service to Echo devices, and you can now set Pandora as the default music library on Alexa.


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