Telegram introduces a feature to prevent users from texting too often in a group

From TechCrunch: Telegram, a popular instant messaging app, has introduced a new feature to give group admins on the app better control over how members engage, the latest in a series of interesting features it has rolled out in recent months to expand its appeal.

The feature, dubbed Slow Mode, allows a group administrator to dictate how often a member could send a message in the group. If implemented by a group, members who have sent a text will have to wait between 30 seconds to as long as an hour before they can say something again in that group.

'iPhone 11 Pro' might be the high-end offering in Apple's 2019 lineup

From CNET: We might see Apple adopting the "Pro" naming convention for the fanciest iPhone in its 2019 lineup. An anonymous Twitter account that correctly leaked the names of last year's iPhone XS, XS Max and XR suggested that we'll see an iPhone 11 Pro when Apple unveils this year's offerings next month, MacRumors reported.

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HyperX Double Shot PBT Keycaps (White) Review

"You look like you are dressed up for work," my friend commented as he saw me at a rafting event last month. For those who do not know me, thinking I showed up to a rafting trip in dress pants and tie would have been the completely wrong impression. I simply wore a T-shirt, shorts, and flip flops. Of course, most places would probably frown at people showing up to work in such attire even if they do not have an official dress code, but being someone who does research at the university and is not teaching a course in the summer, how I dress really has no impact in the work I do. I do think, however, this implicitly acknowledges the fact the way we dress affect how people see us, and thus affecting our credibility, even though it should not make any difference in of itself. In a lot of ways, this is similar to how keyboards work. Up until the start of this decade, most gaming keyboards were membrane-based like the Logitech G19, where differences came down to gimmicks like LCD screens. When the mechanical keyboard rolled in, people started caring about the switches underneath, but still, there was a missing puzzle piece. Now, people even care about the keycaps. Even if they seem ostentatious like what we wear to work, we here at APH Networks has argued for years it makes a difference, whether it is the way your keyboard looks and, in some ways, how it feels. Today, we will take a look at the HyperX Double Shot PBT Keycaps. The white color will certainly change the way your keyboard looks, but it also feels different for those who know. Read on to find out if they are any good!

Cooler Master MH751 Review (Page 1 of 4)

A couple of weeks back, my colleague Jonathan and I had an afternoon free so we decided to go to our local Jeep dealer to try out their cars. To be clear, I have no interest in driving a Jeep, but we were there because they supposedly had a promotion to test drive a car. While this did not end up panning out, both Jonathan and I wanted to still try different cars so the dealer split us up and we drove around. Up to that point, it was clear I wanted a specific Jeep in mind, which was the Renegade. It is a small sport utility vehicle that I think I would actually have interest in. However, when they asked me which car I wanted to try, I stumbled and said "Wrangler". By the time I realized my mistake, I was sitting in a super tall vehicle that I felt was towering over other cars. While the test drive was uneventful and the promotion did not pan out in the way I would have wanted, I still question how I mixed up the two names. Considering how different the cars are, especially in purpose or even looks, there really is no excuse. On the other hand, if we had the opposite case with two products having different names but being the same physical product, I think it would be more justified to get the two names confused. This is the case we have today with the Cooler Master MH751. You may think you have read a review on such a headphone and that is because you are probably thinking of its twin brother, the MH752. Considering these are actually the exact same physical headphones, why would you pick one over the other? Let us read on to find out!

Intel to Offer 8-Core Xeon NUC

From PC Mag: If you like the idea of the tiny NUC barebones desktop PC, but want more performance and the option of adding a graphics card, Intel looks set to deliver exactly that with its next-generation Quartz Canyon NUC.

As Tom's Hardware reports, an Intel product brochure marked as "Confidential: For Internal and NDA Use Only" has leaked via Russian website Softline.

Google says Android users prefer ergonomics of three-button navigation over gestures

From The Verge: One day after releasing the final beta of Android Q, Google is making its most direct case yet for why Q’s new gesture navigation controls are an improvement over what came before. The Verge reported on the company’s reasoning earlier today, and now Google has posted a more thorough explanation to its Android Developer’s Blog. “By moving to a gesture model for system navigation, we can provide more of the screen to apps to enable a more immersive experience,” wrote Android UI product managers Allen Huang and Rohan Shah.

Huawei unveils HarmonyOS operating system, says it's ready for phones

From CNET: Since being blacklisted in May by US President Donald Trump, Huawei has been rumoured to be working on its own operating system. We've heard that it's called Hongmeng, that it's designed to work across smart devices and power Huawei's phones as an alternative to Google's Android. On Friday Huawei revealed most of that to be true. At its Huawei Developer Conference (HDC), it made its new operating system official: HarmonyOS.

Google Maps AR walking directions arrive on iOS and Android

From The Verge: Google is making its new augmented reality walking directions, known now as Google Maps Live View, available to a much wider range of Android phones and the iPhone today. The AR walking directions first appeared on Google’s Pixel phones earlier this year, showing real-time navigation in Google Maps through your phone’s camera. You can hold your phone up next to streets and your surroundings to see arrows and directions overlaid on top of the camera view to make it far easier to locate buildings and your destination.

Steam Release Date Changes Now Require Valve's Approval

From PC Mag: Valve has changed its policy with regards to how easy it is to change the release date of forthcoming games on Steam. Any change now requires approval by Valve.

As PCGamesN reports, news of the change came via Reddit user HeadlessIvan who works for an indie label publisher. When attempting to update the release date for one of their titles, a new message popped up stating:


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