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Jacob Lieben

Co-owner and co-editor in chief of Lostgeeks.net. Responsible for article writing and the web infrastructure of this website.

WSJ: With autoplay available for iOS and Android browsers, expect to see more video in the future

The latest versions of iOS and Android allow the browsers on both platforms to automatically play video inside web pages, as long as the volume is muted. The changes to both mobile Safari and Google Chrome could lead to higher consumption of data for users, who will be forced to ...

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Poll results: the new Desire 10 phones have desirable looks!

Yesterday, HTC unveiled two new midrangers from its Desire line — the HTC Desire 10 lifestyle and Desire 10 pro. Visually unique, the two phones feature gold accents, pronounced camera lumps, interestingly shaped speaker and microphone grilles, and unorthodox component placements around their bodies. We won’t be discussing their hardware ...

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The iPhone 7 is already jailbroken, exploit kept private

Just a few days after it landed on the market, it appears the iPhone 7 has been successfully jailbroken by Luca Tedesco, a hacker, developer, security researcher, and all-around tech person. On his Twitter page, he posted a photo of an iPhone 7 running iOS 10 with the Cydia store ...

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IHS: iPhone 7 cost to manufacture is higher than iPhone 6s, but profit margin still healthy

While we had an estimate for the parts and manufacturing costs that go into the making of an iPhone 7 the other day, pegging the overall tag of $292 seemed quite high, given Apple’s propensity to keep all new iPhones under $250, in order to enjoy a healthy margin when ...

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Google Duo updated to version 2.0 on iOS and Android

Along with the recent launch of its Allo instant messaging service, Google has rolled out updates to Duo — Allo’s video chat-centric cousin. With Duo 2.0 for iOS and Android Google hasn’t gone too crazy with any major new features, but users do receive a welcome array of bug fixes ...

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Poll: are you going to be using Google's Allo?

After Google’s Duo came out about a month ago, everyone was at the edge of their seats, waiting for the second chat app from the company — Allo. Well, it seems to be slowly rolling out today to the delight of users worldwide. Contrary to what the name would have ...

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AT&T updates Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge+ and Note 5 with Wi-Fi Calling, September security patch

AT&T and Samsung moved pretty fast with the latest security patch released by Google. The carrier announced recently that three Samsung high-end smartphones are now eligible for the September security update: Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note 5. All three smartphones will receive an OTA update beginning September ...

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Xiaomi Mi 5s spotted on AnTuTu with a score of 164,002

The Xiaomi Mi 5s one of many beastly smartphones likely to drop this side of the new year. Today just saw the launch of the cheap-yet-mighty LeEco Le Pro 3, and Huawei is expected to roll out the all-singing Mate 9 during the month of November. The Xiaomi Mi 5s ...

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“Batman: The Telltale Series” finally ported for mobile

Telltale Games is well known for creating story-driven games that feature less of a streamlined gameplay and more dialogue and decision-making. Naturally, this type of game translates very well to mobile and its kind-of-handicapped touch input, so Telltale is well-known to port all of its titles for both Android and ...

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Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update for HP Elite x3 gets delayed for a few weeks

The latest Windows 10 Mobile flagship launched on the market, HP’s Elite x3 is already available for purchase in the US and UK, but customers can get one in other European countries as well. Although the smartphone doesn’t come with Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update pre-installed, HP promised the update ...

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