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Fortnite Patch v5.21 Released; Adds New Sniper, Modes, and More

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In this limited time mode, players will do battle using sniper rifles. The weapon comes in epic and legendary variants, dealing around 150 damage to players, or 1050 to buildings. Floor Loot spawns reduced by 50%. The Heavy Sniper Rifle , which was first uncovered by data miners a few weeks back, makes its debut, and the Sniper Shootout Limited-Time Mode makes its return. Read More »

Motorola announces Android Pie update for these eight phones

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Motorola just announced which of its handsets it plans on updating to Android Pie . "After testing with a Satechi USB C power meter and a 45W USB C charger, I've found that the XL will claim to be rapid-charging when accepting 9V at 1.5A, which is still less than the old 5V/3A earlier rapid charging". Read More »

Motorola’s new mid-range P30 phone looks almost identical to the Huawei P20

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There are also rumors that the company might soon launch Motorola P30 Note and P30 Play. Even the Lenovo Z5 also looked similar to Motorola P30 and came with few similar specifications. It comes in White, Black, and Aurora Blue color options. On the software side of things, the Moto P30 is running Android 8.1 Oreo , and the company's standard UI is being switched out for ZUI 4.0. Read More »

Mobile serves up free Pandora and Live Nation perks to subscribers

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T-Mobile President and COO Mike Sievert said the company's model eschews chatbots and the Interactive Voice Response menus that have customers mashing buttons to navigate through the service maze. "Because at T-Mobile, our customers have always been rock stars to us". The new initiative is called " Team of Experts ", and at its core, it's a 30-40-strong team of dedicated customer service representatives who will serve each account. Read More »

Android users can now view their phone content on Windows 10

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As noted by The Verge , the Your Phone app will only work for photo viewing and transfers. Additionally, it should be noted that Your Phone will only work with Android devices; iPhone support is expected to come at a later date. Not only synchronisation, but Your Phone app will also allow users to make calls, send and receive SMSs and manage their photo library. The app will be able to do more on Android phones than iPhones because of Apple's tight control over iOS. Read More »

Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 is stopgap ahead of major revamp, say analysts

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Last week, T-Mo revealed what it's got in store for this coming T-Mobile Tuesday , which includes a free one-night disc rental from Redbox and a Reebok discount. The Galaxy Note 9 will be available to preorder on Friday. And the Note 9 has a huge battery , which could lead to some customer concern considering everything that happened with the Galaxy Note 7. Read More »

Motorola P30 renders leak, shows a very iPhone X-like design

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Even the white color is appears same in renders. Motorola has several different series when it comes to its smartphone lineup, and it looks like it's getting one more sometime soon. For what it's worth, Motorola appears to be teasing a device with a huge 5,000 mAh battery on Weibo , and the Moto Z3 packs a modest 3,000 mAh cell of its own. Read More »

Samsung considers shutdown of Chinese smartphone plant

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Samsung is thinking about suspending operations at one of its mobile phone manufacturing plants in China . Five years back, Samsung had twenty per cent of the Chinese market share only, this year that share has been reduced to just one per cent, taken over by Huawei , Xiaomi and some other Chinese smartphone brands, particularly on the cost of the phones. Read More »

Xiaomi POCO F1 to launch in India on August 22

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The POCO brand is to be a small outfit within the China-based firm that focuses on building affordable flagship style devices to counter the trend of ever-ballooning flagship prices in the smartphone industry. Also, an FCC listing had given nearly everything about the alleged Poco F1, even before that. Unlike the Mi 8 SE, the Xiaomi Pocophone F1 retains the infrared face scanning tech found on the pricier Mi 8. Read More »

Google Pixel 3 XL has a 6.7-inch screen & 3,430mAh battery

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Google is expected to launch its third-generation Pixel smartphones later this fall. If the video is legit, it says the display is 6.7-inches and the phone includes a 3,430mAh battery. Talking about specs, Pixel phones of 2018 will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core processor (4x1.77GHz and 4x2.80GHz) coupled with Adreno 630 GPU and 4GB of RAM. Read More »

Bethesda pressures Sony with "non-negotiable" cross-platform demand

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In an interview with Game Informer , Hines said that Legends supported cross-play and cross-platform progress. The expansion is set to hit on August 13 for PC players and August 28 for those on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. No doubt they'll be getting Elder Scrolls Legends whenever the console versions come around. "The way the game works right now on Apple, Google, Steam, and Bethesda.net, it doesn't matter where you buy your stuff, if you play it on another platform that stuff is ... Read More »

Bound Honda Civic facelift revealed

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The Honda Civic sedan and coupe range has been given a very mild makeover in one of its most important markets. An adjustment to the front and rear fascias pass for a visual refresh, but only the most devout Civic fans will likely notice. Read More »

Google tracks you even if you tell it not to

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Such data can be very private indeed - with location history normally stored as a "timeline" showing where a user goes, minute by minute. When using a service like Google Maps, Google will ask you to permit access to your iPhone or Android phone's location data. Read More »

Red Dead Redemption 2 will run at 4K on PS4 Pro

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The gameplay video focuses on the Van Der Linde gang, of which new protagonist Arthur Morgan is a senior member of. After three trailers and with just over two months to go, Rockstar Games released the first footage of Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay . Read More »

DOOM Eternal - Official Gameplay Reveal

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The Doom reboot took everyone by surprise because not only did it offer smooth 60 FPS gameplay, but it also managed to tell a surprisingly intriguing story. Thank you. From our hearts. Everyone loves Doom . I mean it is the game which revolutionized the whole First Person Shooter Genre . " DOOM GUY is the most powerful he's ever been", continues Martin. Read More »

Fallout 76 will let you turn into a kangaroo

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While the perk packs sound like a creative way to put more perks in players' hands and give them some abilities that they otherwise wouldn't have thought to pick themselves, some that can't even be used yet, the model also looked quite a bit like something that players could spend real money on. Read More »

APK now available: Wait for Fortnite ends on Android unofficially

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Fortnite Android download: How to download Fornite on Android phone? The launch of Fortnite on Android coincided with the release of the Samsung Galaxy S9 last week. The bad news is that means an invite is still required to actually play the game, but the good news is that fans can actually pre-install the beta. While the App Store allows users to only download an app, Android users have the option of downloading APKs (Android Package Kits) and other external files from anywhere on ... Read More »

Intel Core i9-9900K and i7-9700K turbo clocks impress

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The very detailed documents acquired by WCCFTech reveal some significant core upgrades, at least to the i9 and i7 lines. 8 cores are what the Core i7 will get as well, granted, with 8 threads, while the Core i5 will feature 6 cores and 6 threads. Read More »

Fortnite Week 5 Follow The Treasure Map Found in Snobby Shores Location

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It typically spawns on fences and exterior walls, but where it spawns in Snobby Shores is apparently random. First off, let's give you a quick idea of what the Snobby Shores treasure map looked like. Well, they help you gain XP to level up, and there's more Battle Stars to rank up the Battle Pass, which ultimately means more "free" skins, gliders, pickaxes, emotes and more throughout the season. Read More »

Mega Evolutions Coming to Pokemon Let's Go

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Interestingly enough, it appears that there aren't any special items to get your Pokémon to hold such as Mega Stones this time around, or perhaps they're utilized in a different way. As for the rest of the game's most recent trailer , it provides a few brief glimpses at classic Pokemon locations and encounters like the S.S. Anne and Lt. Read More »

Google Might Have Been Working On Their Return To China For Years

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But Mr Li argued China's market had gone through "earth-shaking changes" since Google's departure, adding that Chinese technology companies were now leaders in solving new problems. Google and China-based Tencent Holdings entered into a joint agreement that the US company said would allow it to focus on building better products and services. Read More »

How Spotify works with Samsung devices: New partnership and benefits explained

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Samsung has faced intense competition recent years, both from big names such as Huawei and longstanding rival Apple, and a raft of budget smartphone manufacturers. Additionally, this year the first thing that you see after removing the retail box's cover is the mini-box for the Note 9's guides. In terms of OS, the Galaxy Watch retains Tizen, now in its 4.0 incarnation. Read More »

Google Makes Embarrassing Error Following Fortnite Android Release

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However, to get the game you will have to install it from a third-party source, which is a bit more complicated than just visiting the Google Play Store . Epic will also offer downloads of the game on its website in the coming days for most Android smartphones. While changing them for a one time download is unlikely to harm the majority of folks, it's when they'll fail to set settings back to default that problems might occur. Read More »

EmuParadise Removes All ROMs to Avoid Legal Trouble After Recent Nintendo Lawsuit

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In a post titled " EmuParadise is Changing", the founder of EmuParadise announced that the website will not host retro games anymore, to not to "risk potentially disastrous consequences" from continuing the hosting. Through it all, he says he was encouraged by "thousands of emails from people telling us how happy they've been to rediscover and even share their childhood with the next generations in their families". Read More »

Nintendo Sends Out Press Release For Nintendo Switch Online Service

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When the service launches, online multiplayer in games will be locked behind the subscription. The service includes online play, save data backups for compatible games, and access to a compilation of classic NES games . Once Nintendo Switch Online releases, you'll need a subscription to play your Switch games online. Nintendo Switch Online App*: The Nintendo Switch Online smartphone application can be used to enhance the online experience for compatible games through voice chat and other ... Read More »

DOOM Eternal gameplay reveal: Here's how to watch

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To achieve that goal, Id Software started with a very simple goal - make the Doomslayer the strongest and most powerful hero the studio has ever created. Wow, ok, well. Doom Eternal has the ideal new feature for you: Invasions! In a game design twist that riffs on the likes of Demon's Souls , the developers said you can take control of a demon and invade other player's games. Read More »

The Magic Leap One Creator Edition Is Now Available

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There are only a few games now out, though more should come as developers get their hands on the system. We might be seeing a Magic Leap One launch before the day is over, or if not, perhaps by the end of the week. If you want to get into a sandbox mix reality experience, Magic Leap Studios has developed Create that lets developers paint, draw, build, and create in many ways. Read More »

Samsung launches new LTE-enabled Galaxy Watch, Home smart speaker

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It has wireless charging technology built in, so it can be charged with the new wireless charging pad that Samsung announced along with the Note9. Were the rumours true? Then there's the storage increase: you can now get 512GB of internal storage, along with another 512GB through a microSD card. Read More »

Facebook Adds AR Games into Messenger Video Chat

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What do you think about Facebook's new AR games feature in Messenger app? As part of the proposed deals, Facebook asked banks for information about where its users are shopping with their debit and credit cards outside of purchases they make using Facebook Messenger . Read More »

God of War gets New Game+ later this month

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In order to access New Game+ in God of War , you'll need to complete the story campaign on any difficulty. After that, the feature will be available once players have then patched the game with the New Game Plus update as well. Earlier this summer at E3, Sony announced that this year's release of God of War would soon be receiving a New Game+ option to allow players to play through the game once again with all of their gear and upgrades intact. Read More »

PS4 Pro is getting a 500 Million Limited Edition release

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While the 500 Million Limited Edition DualShock 4 does come with the system, it can also be purchased as a standalone item for $64.99. Sony has reached an impressive milestone: in the 24 years since the original PlayStation launched in Japan in December of 1994, the company has sold over 500 million PlayStation consoles (525.3 million, to be exact). Read More »

West Virginia to Offer Blockchain Voting Options for Midterms

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Blockchain enthusiasts promote distributed ledger technology as a secure way to make voting easier for deployed members of the US military and other Americans living overseas. Voatz is one of several companies exploring mobile balloting and recording votes on the blockchain. Michael L. Queen, Warner's deputy chief of staff, says the final decisions will be left to individual counties on whether they want to use the app for the election. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 launch; How to watch live stream

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Samsung says the cameras on the device are now powered by AI, and it's able to optimize things like the white balance and exposure based on the scenery. The Galaxy Note 8 will become available in stores starting Friday, August 24. And it's exactly what we have expected it to be. At first glance the new Note looks like a small update over the Galaxy Note8, but there are a host of meaningful improvements. Read More »

Alexa will soon answer old questions months after you’ve asked

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We've all been there: Your boss asks you a question and you don't have the answer. Clever things, these AIs. Amazon Alexa doesn't have all the answers. Alexa seems to respond this way whether Answer Updates is on or off, which may make it hard to remember whether the feature is enabled. "This means the device's light ring will circulate with a green light and there will be a chime". Read More »

Qualcomm will reveal its new smartwatch platform on 10 September

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The Kryo 360 CPU has been selected to power the Snapdragon 670, which utilizes two cores of up to 2.0GHz and six "efficiency" cores capable of up to 1.7GHz. Another upgrade comes from the QuickCharge4+ support (hint: the difference is the +), taking you from 0 to 50% battery in 15 minutes. "Here at Qualcomm Technologies, we're developing breakthrough technologies that transform how the world connects and communicates, and the Snapdragon 670 Mobile Platform is no exception", gushed ... Read More »

Mi A2 Review | The New Best Phone Under Rs. 20000?

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Xiaomi India also confirmed that it would be giving away 100 F-codes to purchase the Mi A2 if a user registers to watch the live stream of the handset on Mi India website. It has vertically stacked dual-rear cameras. Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has experienced a meteoric rise after it launched its first smartphone, the Xiaomi Mi 3 in the Indian market back in 2014. Read More »

5 things to know about the new FIX PUBG initiative

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The latest hotfix is said to improve sprinting on Xbox One, as well as loading . However, we haven't always been able to meet your expectations. "People who take a selfie with their ice cream and the van and post it online using the #PUBGVan hashtag will be entered into a competition to win prizes including Xbox Live codes, copies of PUBG and an Xbox One X, the most powerful console ever made". Read More »

Red Dead Redemption 2 Gameplay Video Will Be Revealed Tomorrow

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Since the first game focused so much on his journey to clear his name, the prequel that will making its way onto the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 later this year will give us a closer look than ever before at this character. There are so many questions surrounding Red Dead Redemption 2's gameplay! Well, it better be October 26. Red Dead Redemption II will see you playing as outlaw Arthur Morgan, as part of the Van der Linde gang, alongside familiar faces like Dutch and John Marston from ... Read More »

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX 53% Faster Than The Intel Core i9-7980XE

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Nearly exactly a year after its first Ryzen Threadripper processors burst into the somewhat stagnant market for high-performance desktop (HEDT) consumer CPUs, AMD is poised to give gamers, multimedia pros, and other bleeding edge-dwellers four new Threadripper chips with even better potential performance-and higher price tags on the peak models. Read More »

Samsung Starts Mass Production of 'First 4-Bit Consumer SSD'

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Samsung says its 4-bit quad-level cells (QLC) drives will have the same or better performance as 3-bit SSDs thanks to a 3-bit controller and "TurboWrite" technology. To truly spark the spread of 4TB SSDs among consumers, Samsung will need to drive the price down in a significant way, and that's what the company is aiming to do with its mass production. Read More »

Blizzard confirms "multiple Diablo projects" in production, news by end of 2018

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It's been quite some time since the release of Diablo III, and it seems like the time is ripe for the series to come back with multiple new projects. It's great to see that Blizzard is ramping up development in the franchise, so we'll see many new experiences in the near future. It will likely reveal more during BlizzCon 2018, which takes place November 2-3 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. Read More »

Google's Pixel 3 XL Leaks in All Its Glory

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The Pixel 3 XL , meanwhile, may boast a light green power button instead. The back shows the usual single camera setup and fingerprint reader. Another shot of the headphones. Second, the notch takes up so much horizontal space that there's only room for three notification icons in the status bar. Now, due to numerous leaks, we have a solid idea of what the device will look like. Read More »

More Details And Characters Revealed For Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

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Echo Fighters: Echo fighters in Super Smash Bros . Simon Belmont has been one of the most highly requested characters for Smash Bros , though has yet to be introduced to the series as a playable fighter. If enabled, players can charge their Final Smash Meter over the course of a battle. While it can be played between just two people with each option, Squad Strike could be the ultimate crew battle option for big Smash Bros . Read More »

Here's (Almost) Everything You Need to Know About the Galaxy Note 9

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Samsung's S9 and S9+ from earlier this year looked nearly exactly like the previous-generation models, and they didn't offer any compelling new features . This probably isn't the ideal time to buy a Galaxy Note 8 since Samsung is just about to reveal its new Note series phablet , but there are probably a lot of customers who can't afford to purchase the new flagship at launch. Read More »

Ranked Dota 2 players demolished by AI

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Next, OpenAI's developers plan to take the bots to Valve's official global tournament, where they'll compete against the best Dota 2 players in the world. OpenAI had the capacity to predict its chance of winning during each stage of the game, as well as during character selection. Reward functions were identified, where the bots score points when they accomplish a certain task, but other than that they're basically set loose to play themselves. Read More »

Bethesda confirms Fallout 76 won’t be available on Steam

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Specifically, the publisher/developer added an answer explaining that the beta will feature the full game. If you want to play Fallout 76 on PC, you'll need the Bethesda.net installer. Bethesda has confirmed that decision to PC Gamer , saying that Fallout 76 will only be available to purchase through its website. Stay tuned for exact timing for each platform here and Fallout on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Read More »