Leaked dongle hints at end of the headphone jack on Galaxy Note

first_imgA leaked adapter signals the possible end of the headphone jack on the Galaxy Note 10.  Roland Quandt The headphone jack on phones had a good run, but like all good things, it eventually must end. That end seems to have finally arrived with Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 10 line. After being one of the last holdouts against the trend of ditching the headphone jack, it appears that Samsung is going to do just that for the Note 10 line. In leaked images shared Thursday by Roland Quandt and SamMobile, it seems pretty clear Samsung is planning a 3.5mm headphone jack to USB-C dongle for its new Note 10 and 10 Plus.  Aug 31 • iPhone 11, Apple Watch 5 and more: The final rumors Apple • Share your voice Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (Plus) #donglelife pic.twitter.com/FmXsMkvF9h— Roland Quandt (@rquandt) August 1, 2019 Aug 31 • Your phone screen is gross. Here’s how to clean it Comments See All Phones 7 Aug 31 • Verizon vs AT&T vs T-Mobile vs Sprint: Choose the best 5G carrier The dongle itself looks like, well, a headphone adapter no different than what Apple makes for its iPhones or Google makes for its Pixels. But it signals the end of an era, showing that Samsung may indeed be planning to move on without the port going forward. It is unclear if Samsung will include the dongle in the box (like Google) or charge separately for it (like Apple). That answer, as well as Samsung’s heavily rumored and leaked next flagships, will likely need to wait until Samsung’s Unpacked event on Aug. 7. Samsung didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.  reading • Leaked dongle hints at end of the headphone jack on Galaxy Note 10 Tags Aug 31 • iPhone XR vs. iPhone 8 Plus: Which iPhone should you buy? Rumors Google Samsung Applelast_img read more

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Militants barge into civilians home in JKs Pampore and open fire

first_imgThe injured civilian was shifted to the hospital in a critical condition.ReutersSuspected militants on Monday (July 8) evening shot and critically injured a civilian inside his house in Pampore town of Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district.According to police officials, Muhammad Rafiq Rather, the injured civilian, was at his home when the militants barged into his house and opened fire at him. “He was shifted to the hospital in a critical condition. Searches were started in the area immediately after the incident,” a police officer told news agency IANS.Earlier on June 30, an encounter broke out in Chadoora area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Budgam district, in which one terrorist was killed. In another similar case last month, a militant was killed in an encounter that broke out between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Badgam district. Search operations were started in the area immediately after the incident.Representational imageAttacks on security personnel are steadily rising in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Though militants have been killed in large numbers, they have started hitting back. Last month, nine security personnel, including an army major and a young SHO, were killed in the Kashmir valley. IBTimes VideoRelated VideosMore videos Play VideoPauseMute0:01/0:58Loaded: 0%0:02Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVE-0:57?Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedSubtitlessubtitles settings, opens subtitles settings dialogsubtitles off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window. COPY LINKAD Loading … 2 JeM terrorists killed in search operations; Indian Army Major among 4 soldiers martyredcenter_img Closelast_img read more

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3 killed in alleged gunfights in 2 districts

first_img.Three people were killed in alleged gunfights with police and Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in Munshiganj and Chapainawabganj districts early Friday.Prothom Alo’s Munshiganj correspondent said two people were killed in a reported gunfight with a team of police in KC Road area of Srinagar upazila.The deceased could not be identified immediately, said Srinagar police station officer Md Masudur Rahman.Police were checking people at a check post in the KC Road area, he said.Two people came riding a motorcycle in the area around 2:30am. They opened fire on the policemen while the law enforcers were checking them, which prompted police to shot back, OC Masudur added.The injured motorcycle riders were taken to Srinagar upazila health complex where physicians declared them dead on arrival, he added.Additional superintendent of police in Munshiganj (Srinagar circle) Quazi Maksuda Lima said they suspect the deceased could be militants.In Chapainawabganj, suspected drug trader Abul Hossain Babu was killed in a reported gunfight between his cohorts and Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) at Nayadiari in Gomostapur upazila, reports UNB.Tipped off that a group of drug traders gathered at a mango orchard for drug dealing, a team of RAB-5 conducted a raid there around 1:00am, said the RAB.Sensing presence of the elite force, the drug peddlers opened fire on the RAB members, forcing them to fire back, the force added.After a brief gunfight, the RAB members found bullet-hit Babu and took him to the upazila health complex where doctors declared him dead.Two RAB members were injured in the incident, the force claimed.One pistol, three bullets, one magazine and 177 bottle of phensidyl were recovered from the spot, the UNB report added.The law enforcement’s versions of the events, however, could not be verified independently as no versions of the incidents were available immediately either from any witness or from the victims’ families.last_img read more

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What happened to all the Islamic State foreign fighters

first_imgA teenager holds a cooker at a camp for people displaced from fighting in the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa, in Ain Issa, Syria on 14 June 2017. ReutersAn estimated 40,000 people travelled from around the world to take up arms for the Islamic State group as it occupied territory in Syria and Iraq and declared a caliphate in 2014.A few hundred are believed to still be fighting as IS struggles to survive, having lost most of its territory to campaigns by Western-backed Syrian and Iraqi coalition armies.But what happened to the rest?Many thousands were certainly killed in the intense fighting, but US experts believe many have survived, posing a formidable threat going ahead.“The issue is: how many have died? How many are still there and willing to fight? How many have gone elsewhere to fight?” said Seth Jones, director of the International Security and Defence Policy Centre at the Rand Corporation.“How many have given up? I don’t think we have a good answer.”International counterterror groups are putting huge efforts into answering those questions, working hard to name, count and track IS foreign fighters.In France, officials say, around 1,700 people went to Iraq and Syria since 2013 to join IS. Of those, 400 to 450 have been killed, and 250 returned to France.Foreign affairs minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on 8 December that about 500 are still in the Iraq-Syria theatre, and for them it is now very hard to return to France.But that leaves another 500 whose whereabouts are unknown, many of them with the skills of war, wielding weapons and making bombs.‘One-way ticket’Terrorism specialist Bruce Hoffman of Georgetown University estimated during a conference Wednesday that “thousands” have escaped the war zone.“Today, some of them are most likely in the Balkans, lying low for the time being, waiting for the opportunity to infiltrate themselves to the rest of Europe,” he said.Some have travelled to other jihadist fronts, according to Thomas Sanderson, of the Centre for Strategic and International Studies’ Transnational Threats Project.For example, he said, at least 80 IS fighters from Morocco, Russia, Saudi Arabia and Yemen have joined since May the IS-allied Abu Sayyaf insurgents battling government forces in the southern Philippines.Local people in the northern Afghanistan province of Jowzjan have told AFP that French-speaking IS veterans-from France or northern African countries-have recently set up camp there.And they also have the option of other conflict zones in northern Africa, like Libya, Somalia, Yemen and elsewhere where jihadist groups akin to IS are conducting violent insurgencies.The defeat of IS on the battlefield in Syria in Iraq did not close off escape routes. IS fighters were able to blend in with civilian refugees or bribe their way to sneak into Turkey.Many don’t have much choice but to continue to fight: they never had a plan to return to their home countries, where they face imprisonment in most cases, according to Jones.“For many, it was a one-way trip. They wanted to live in the caliphate, permanently. So we don’t see a major move back.”last_img read more

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Google relents—adds system password prompt before displaying web passwords

first_img Explore further Citation: Google relents—adds system password prompt before displaying web passwords (2013, November 5) retrieved 18 August 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2013-11-google-relentsadds-password-prompt-web.html Now it appears that Google has had a change of heart, at least as it applies to Mac users—Chromium developer François Beaufort has announced on his Google+ page that Google has implemented a “fix” for the problem for users of the Chromium Build for Mac. Now, if a sneaky person gains physical access to someone else’s computer and tries to get the browser to show all of the saved passwords, they will be prompted to first type in the Mac OS password. Of course, that still won’t stop them from visiting and logging in automatically (because the passwords have still been saved after all) to whatever web sites they find in the list of favorites, their history, etc.It’s not clear why Google had a change of heart, or if the change will be made to Google Chrome (Windows) or if it will, how long that might take. Last summer, company reps said making such a change to Chrome would give users a false sense of security. They suggested that users lock their computer when away from the keyboard to give themselves a true security system.It’s clear that forcing users to type in a system password will prevent miscreants from quickly printing out a list of logins/passwords—whether it will also lull them into a false of security remains to be seen—at least for Mac users. Software developer questions why Google Chrome allows for display of saved passwords in plain text © 2013 Phys.org (Phys.org) —This past summer it was widely reported that Google Chrome had a web security flaw—all of the passwords that were saved for various web sites could be displayed by anyone gaining physical access to a computer, by typing in a simple command. That prompted a lot of people to criticize Google for its lackadaisical approach to web security for its user community. Google defended itself by noting that if someone gained physical access to someone else’s computer and were able to use their Chrome browser, they would be able to access all of the web sites that the original owner had saved anyway (because the login and passwords would be filled in automatically), regardless of whether they could see the passwords, which were stored on the local hard drive in plain text. This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only.last_img read more

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