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Pixel 2 XL Affected by Slow Fingerprint Unlocking After Android 8.1 Oreo Update, Some Users Complain

HIGHLIGHTS Fingerprint unlock reportedly becomes laggy after Android 8.1 Users reported the issue on Google Product Forums and Reddit A top Google Product Forums contributor suggested a fix in the pipeline Some Pixel 2 XL users have reported that they are facing slower fingerprint unlocking on their Pixel 2 XL devices after installing the Android 8.1 Oreo update. The issue has been… Read More »

iPad Pro 2017 Models Outperform New MacBook Pro Models in Some Benchmarks

Apple’s new iPad Pro models are as capable as the refreshed MacBook Pro models, matching, and even surpassing the laptops in certain benchmarks. Bare Feats, a benchmarking blog, posted some CPU and GPU test results that pitted the 2017 MacBook Pro models against the new iPad Pro 12.9 inch and 10.5-inch models. The devices were tested with a… Read More »

Asian factories lose some momentum in May on soft export demand

Factories across much of Asia ran into a soft patch in May as export demand slowed, but analysts said the weakness was likely to be temporary amid signs of steady improvement in the global economy. The findings from private business surveys came a day after Moody’s Investors Service painted an upbeat picture of global growth. The readings add… Read More »

Some MacBook Pro 2016 Users Report Hearing a ‘Popping Sound’

It seems like getting the nod from Consumer Reports was not the end of issues for Apple’s MacBook Pro 2016 laptop as users are reporting a new ‘popping sound’ issue with the 15-inch variants of the notebook. As per user reports on the Apple support forum, it seems like several users are facing the sound-related issues from the… Read More »

U.S. to halt some arms sales to Saudi, citing civilian deaths in Yemen campaign

The United States has decided to limit military support to Saudi Arabia’s campaign in Yemen because of concerns over widespread civilian casualties and will halt a planned arms sale to the kingdom, U.S. officials told Reuters. The United States will also revamp future training of the kingdom’s air force to focus on improving Saudi targeting practices, a persistent… Read More »

U.S. says China to scrap some export subsidies

China has agreed to scrap export subsidies on a range of products from metals to agriculture and textiles, the U.S. Trade Representative said on Thursday, in a step by Beijing to reduce trade frictions with the United States. China agreed to end a program known as its “demonstration bases-common service platform,” which provides export subsidies to Chinese companies… Read More »