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Chinese Apple Rival OnePlus Lands Exclusive T-Mobile Deal in the US
- August 20, 2018

Several rumours about the new smartphone have surfaced online in the last few days, but the OnePlus 6T release date has been a mystery. To get answers to all of our queries, we have to wait until the OnePlus 6T is officially launched. (more...)
Official Battlefield 5 Gamescom 2018 Devastation of Rotterdam Trailer Official Battlefield 5 Gamescom 2018 Devastation of Rotterdam Trailer
- August 19, 2018

With the latest trailer giving a tease of the upcoming Battle Royale mode . It is also interesting to note that within that ring of fire Tanks and Vehicles were present which could point towards Vehicles being available in Battlefield V's Battle Royale mode . (more...)
Fortnite update 5.21 rolls out the Heavy Sniper Rifle Fortnite update 5.21 rolls out the Heavy Sniper Rifle
- August 19, 2018

Basically, get up in the air and get moving. The Sniper Shootout limited-time mode returns from last June , adding the new sniper rifle and removing scoped assault rifles. Sniper Shootout also makes a re-appearance, which would make sense given how much attention the introduction of the Heavy Sniper to the game has attracted. (more...)
'Gobsmacked': 600 firefighters battle winter bushfires in NSW 'Gobsmacked': 600 firefighters battle winter bushfires in NSW
- August 19, 2018

RFS spokesman, Marty Webster said firefighters had conducted a partial assessment of properties and expected to complete their assessment of potential damage in the coming days. The teens attempted to smother the blaze; however, it spread and firefighters from Fire & Rescue NSW were called to extinguish it before it spread into bushland. (more...)
Google adds Confidential mode to Gmail app
- August 18, 2018

Gmail's Confidential Mode launched on desktop earlier this year , but it's new to Android and iOS. The new feature is already available without the need to update the app. After enabling the feature, you can then choose the settings you would like to use. This means that if you want to send sensitive information via e-mail, you'll be able to do so with added security. (more...)
Moto P30 goes live with iPhone X design, Huawei P20 paint job Moto P30 goes live with iPhone X design, Huawei P20 paint job
- August 18, 2018

Specifications wise, the Motorola P30 ticks the kinds of boxes you would expect it too. Motorola has even had the guts to equip the P30 with a default wallpaper that's near identical Apple's default wallpaper for the iPhone X (below). (more...)
NVIDIA Unveils Quadro RTX, Ray-Tracing GPU NVIDIA Unveils Quadro RTX, Ray-Tracing GPU
- August 17, 2018

How Turing will translate into gaming graphics isn't clear. "Turing is Nvidia's most important innovation in computer graphics in more than a decade", Jensen Huang, founder and CEO of Nvidia, said in a statement . This press release features multimedia. The focus of yesterday's Nvidia event was to introduce " ray tracing " to its GPU line-up. Advanced programmable shading technologies to improve the performance of complex visual effects and graphics-intensive experiences. (more...)
China's Tencent 2Q profit falls 2%, first decline in almost 13 years China's Tencent 2Q profit falls 2%, first decline in almost 13 years
- August 17, 2018

Restrictions on new games will further squeeze its bottom line. The company led by Pony Ma generated revenue of 74 billion yuan ($11 billion) in the three months to June. But costs are ballooning, while margins are much lower than in the company's core gaming operation. Major foreign publishers lost more than $7 billion in market value since the approvals freeze was reported on Wednesday. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 9: The Good, Bad & Ugly Samsung Galaxy Note 9: The Good, Bad & Ugly
- August 15, 2018

Galaxy Note 9 Hands-on Review - Is It Worth $999? However, there's one way to play Fortnite on Android presently -a flagship Samsung Galaxy device. Based on the fact that Samsung hadn't released any betas yet, and hasn't committed to even a vague timeline, Pie likely won't land on the Note 9 until next spring, at which time its thousand-dollar specs are nearly sure to be outdated. (more...)
Honda adds Sport trim, safety tech to 2019 Civic Sedan and Coupe Honda adds Sport trim, safety tech to 2019 Civic Sedan and Coupe
- August 14, 2018

The styling updates are evolutionary, and focuses on further accentuating the Civic's low and wide stance. Styling changes include a fresh interpretation of the latest Honda family face, with a new, high-gloss dark chrome panel replacing the black-and-chrome combination above the grille. (more...)
Google location tracking: Turn it off for real Google location tracking: Turn it off for real
- August 14, 2018

The investigation found that users are being misled by Google's claim that for those who turn off Location History " the places you go are no longer stored ". There's no doubt that having Google be aware of your location can be handy when you do a search, but if you truly want off the grid, make sure to disable this feature. (more...)
Not Having ‘Fortnite’ Could Cost Google At Least $50 Million This Year Not Having ‘Fortnite’ Could Cost Google At Least $50 Million This Year
- August 14, 2018

Security researchers are now saying that Epic Games' decision could lead to Android users downloading fake and even suspicious apps. The app will also be required for updates to the game on Android, just like it is on the Windows platform. (more...)
Intel's first 9th-generation processors rumored to launch on October 1st Intel's first 9th-generation processors rumored to launch on October 1st
- August 14, 2018

Wccftech claims that Intel will introduce its Core i9, i7, and i5 chips on October 1st. The Core i9 chip will come sporting eight cores and sixteen threads, the Core i7 has the same number of cores but half the threads, and the Core i5, arguably the more mainstream CPU, will have six cores and six threads. (more...)
Nintendo Switch Online release date just got narrowed down Nintendo Switch Online release date just got narrowed down
- August 13, 2018

Additional details regarding Nintendo Switch Online along the accurate launch date will be declared closer to release date. Plus, you can enhance your online experience with features available through the smartphone app and receive special offers. (more...)
Download Fortnite for Android on non-Samsung phones Download Fortnite for Android on non-Samsung phones
- August 11, 2018

Perhaps the developer intends to profit from the first early wave of adopters, which will be massive given the time users have waited for the game to arrive on Android. If more developers follow Epic's path, then the road to unauthorized and potentially harmful downloads on Android devices will only widen. So there is hope for playing the world's biggest game on any Android phone right now, but you'll have to go elsewhere to learn that information. (more...)
QuakeCon 2018 Bethesda Keynote Breakdown and Doom Eternal Gameplay QuakeCon 2018 Bethesda Keynote Breakdown and Doom Eternal Gameplay
- August 11, 2018

Doom Eternal has the ideal new feature for you: Invasions! As you can imagine, it was just as bloody and chaotic as you'd expect. At least you don't have to worry about the shadowy form of another Doom Slayer showing up to Glory Kill you; in this case, the invading players will possess a demon and try to use its abilities to ruin your day. (more...)
Samsung to spend $A30 billion on AI Samsung to spend $A30 billion on AI
- August 11, 2018

The new strategy will entail an overhaul of Samsung's internal venture incubation program, said the company. Samsung said in a statement that it will invest 25 trillion won (22 billion US dollars) in promising business areas of artificial intelligence (AI), 5G, automotive electronics components and biopharmaceuticals over the next three years. (more...)
Dota 2 veterans defeated by OpenAI bots Dota 2 veterans defeated by OpenAI bots
- August 10, 2018

The opening to the tournament saw members of the audience facing off against OpenAI as a sort of benchmark of their prowess. OpenAI Five uses a neutral network and machine learning to learn Dota 2 .it is capable of playing up to 180 years worth of games against itself, every day. (more...)
Sony unveils translucent PS4 Pro 500 Million Limited Edition to celebrate sales Sony unveils translucent PS4 Pro 500 Million Limited Edition to celebrate sales
- August 10, 2018

It comes with a matching DualShock 4 wireless controller, PlayStation camera , vertical stand, and mono headset. Those of you lucky enough to snap one up will also receive a commemorative copper plate, featuring a limited edition serial number. (more...)
Red Dead Redemption 2 Gameplay Shows a attractive but Hostile World Red Dead Redemption 2 Gameplay Shows a attractive but Hostile World
- August 10, 2018

A narrator goes over everything throughout the video, explaining important information about what people are seeing. So far, we know that that Arthur Morgan is Red Dead 2's protagonist. While there have been a couple of delays along the way, Rockstar is nearing the end of development for Red Dead Redemption 2 . These kinds of actions include paying someone compliment as you pass them or starting a fight in a bar. (more...)
IPhone chip maker TSMC fights virus at factories IPhone chip maker TSMC fights virus at factories
- August 07, 2018

It is not thought yet that the attack will delay the much-expected iPhone 9 , thought to be under construction now before an expected reveal in September, but the news came as TSMC ups production in anticipation of the launch from its biggest customer. (more...)
Google might launch the Pixel 3 on October 4 Google might launch the Pixel 3 on October 4
- August 07, 2018

But these features are available in beta now for Pixel phones running Android 9 . It seems like the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL will be announced on October 4, at least according to a new piece of info that just surfaced. So we've been working to add key capabilities right into Android to help people achieve the balance with technology they're looking for. Now easy as pie Making your phone smarter and more adaptive is important, but we also want Android to be easier to use and ... (more...)
Facebook testing dating feature, 'Create' button Facebook testing dating feature, 'Create' button
- August 06, 2018

Facebook said in May it would launch a dating app, and now there is a glimpse of what that app will look like. Dogfooding this product is completely voluntary and has no impact on your environment. Facebook is all set to take on mobile dating apps like Tinder and TrulyMadly. Facebook dating feature will allow you to create a dating profile that is separate from your Facebook profile. (more...)
Android P will land on August 20, according to EVLeaks Android P will land on August 20, according to EVLeaks
- August 05, 2018

According to popular tipster Evan Blass , the tech giant will launch the final version of Android P on August 20 . Google may announce the final build of its upcoming Android OS, Android P on August 20 . The timing would be consistent with how Google's handled Android updates in the past. Through Android Jetpack, a set of app-building tools, developers can reach users across 95% of Android devices. (more...)
BlackBerry Evolve X and Evolve Launched | Pricing, Availability and Specification BlackBerry Evolve X and Evolve Launched | Pricing, Availability and Specification
- August 05, 2018

Probably the biggest is the chipset - the Evolve is powered up by Snapdragon 450, while its twin holds the more powerful Snapdragon 660, which happens to be one of the best mid-range chipsets out on the market at the moment. Earlier this year , we heard some rumblings about a new full-touch BlackBerry phone that would be India . "Both smartphones are quite similar in terms of specification, with a 5.99" Full HD+ (2 160 X 1 080) display, 16 MP front-facing camera , rear-mounted ... (more...)