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Here’s why OnePlus is temporarily disabling the color filter lens in India

The OnePlus 8 Pro’s color filter camera is disabled out of the box in India, but it will be usable via a future OTA update.

What you need to know The OnePlus 8 Pro is launching with the color filter camera disabled out of the box in India. The move comes after it was found that the 5MP lens can see through thin layers of plastic and clothing. OnePlus is working on an OTA to fix the  [Read More…]

OnePlus 8 Pro’s color filter camera will soon be temporarily disabled

The company will tweak how the sensor works before re-enabling it.

What you need to know OnePlus will disable the OnePlus 8 Pro’s color filter camera with an upcoming update. It was recently discovered that the color filter camera is capable of seeing through plastic and certain types of cloth. OnePlus says the camera will be re-enabled in the future after it fixes the “x-ray” problem.

Earlier this month, a few OnePlus 8 Pro users on Reddit  [Read More…]

Google Fi is temporarily doubling its full-speed data limit for customers

Data speeds will be throttled down to 256 Kbps after the 30GB limit is reached.

What you need to know Google is temporarily increasing limits for full-speed data to 30GB per user in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to increasing data limits, Google Fi is also temporarily extending the payment grace period to 60 days for its customers. Google Fi’s Flexible plans normally offer 15GB of data per month at full speeds, while Unlimited plans  [Read More…]

Samsung temporarily closes Galaxy Z Flip factory over Coronavirus case

Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip and Galaxy Fold are manufactured at the affected Gumi plant.

What you need to know Samsung has confirmed a Coronavirus case at its phone factory complex in Gumi, South Korea. The company has decided to shut down the entire facility until Monday morning. Samsung’s foldable Galaxy Z Flip and Galaxy Fold smartphones are manufactured at the Gumi plant.

Samsung, the world’s largest smartphone vendor, has confirmed a coronavirus case at its phone factory  [Read More…]

Judge temporarily halts $10 billion Microsoft cloud contract with Pentagon

The motion was granted as part of a suit Amazon brought protesting the Defense Department’s selection process for the contract.

What you need to know A judge ordered a temporay halt on Microsoft’s work on a $ 10 billion contract with the U.S. Department of Defense. Amazon filed a motion asking the court for the order in January. Amazon is pursuing a lawsuit alleging bias in the government’s selection process for the contract.

A federal judge granted  [Read More…]

Google temporarily suspends paid extension updates in the Chrome Web Store

There’s no ETA for when the ban will be lifted.

What you need to know The Chrome Web Store will no longer accept paid extensions. Updates to paid extensions already published have also been blocked. The change in policy is a temporary measure aimed at halting a tide of fraudulent transactions involving the extension marketplace.

While Google this week launched experiments that make its browser much harder to use, it’s also been dealing with others’ attempts to  [Read More…]

Stellaris: Galaxy Command steals Halo 4 artwork, pulled down temporarily

A new mobile game from Paradox Interactive has been pulled because fans noticed some similarities to another game’s art.

What you need to know Stellaris: Galaxy Command is a spin on the popular strategy game Stellaris. Players noticed that the game was using artwork taken from Halo 4. The game has been taken offline temporarily to remove this artwork. Paradox Interactive issued an apology on Twitter.

Earlier today, we reported on the announcement of Stellaris: Galaxy Command,  [Read More…]

ZTE is being allowed to temporarily operate in the U.S. until August 1

ZTE’s back and forth with the U.S. continues.

A new month means new beginnings, a fresh start, and more ZTE drama. Most recently, it’s been announced that the United States Department of Commerce is allowing ZTE it resume some of its operations in the U.S. until August 1, 2018.

According to a report from Reuters, ZTE will be able to “engage in commercial transactions needed to maintain existing networks and equipment in the United States.”

Things were  [Read More…]

UK watchdog gets Facebook to temporarily stop collecting data from WhatsApp

Facebook “pauses” WhatsApp data collection in the UK.

WhatsApp announced back in August that it would start sharing data with Facebook to “better fight spam on WhatsApp” and offer “better friend suggestions and show you more relevant ads” on Facebook. Although the service offered a 30-day window to let users opt out of sharing data with the social network, it mentioned that it would collect anonymous information to help Facebook tackle spam and abuse.

As expected,  [Read More…]

OnePlus 3 will be temporarily unavailable in many European countries starting Aug 9

OnePlus has announced some changes that will be taking place on the OnePlus 3 availability in parts of Europe, and the news is not what you want to hear. From August 9 to September 12, OnePlus will temporarily pause availability in various countries like France, Greece, Ireland, Italy and others. The company says it needs to take this course of action because of an overwhelming response and the lack of invites to control it this time around.

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