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Fortnite Android Leak: Will Fortnite be on the Play Store?

So the big question is: Why isn't Fortnite Android on the Google Play Store? According to the report , which reflects information ascertained from the source code on Epic's website pertaining to the battle royale game, Epic is planning on having folks download the game's APK file directly from the website. Read More »

Moto E5 Play and E5 Plus becomes available from T

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The Moto Z3 is the smartphone making the most noise for the August 2 event but several other announcements could happen as well. Rumors also suggest that the Moto Z3 will be available exclusively on Verizon network, which is expected to be the first telecom provider in the United States to offer 5G wireless network. Read More »

Leaked iPad Pro schematics reveal mysterious new connector

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Most of the rumors and reports about the upcoming iPhone devices state that Apple would be releasing three models this year. The latter, featuring a 6.1-inch display, is supposed to be a lot more affordable than the 5.8-inch OLED and the 6.5-inch Plus versions, those reports claim. Read More »

The OnePlus 3 and 3T Will be Getting Android P

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Users also highlighted that the adaptive brightness mode was not working and the flickering increased under direct sunlight. Buy OnePlus 6 Move over OnePlus 5T , the OnePlus 6 has arrived. One of the users claimed (via GizmoChina) that clearing the cache seems to fix the issue to some extent. It is notable that this year "flickering screen" is not the only issue that OnePlus users have faced. Read More »

First Digimon Survive Gameplay Mixes Talking with Turn Based Tactics

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Digimon Survive will celebrate the anime's 20th anniversary with a gorgeous-looking RPG. No specific release date has been mentioned just yet, but Bandai Namco has said that further information will be "revealed soon". Strategy-RPG Digimon Survive is officially coming to the west. Bandai Namco Entertainment confirmed plans to release the upcoming game on PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC in the Americas and Europe, with the launch timing now set for sometime in 2019. Read More »

Leaked DJI Mavic 2 advert confirms Pro and Zoom models

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DJI was originally supposed to hold a launch event earlier this month, but it was abruptly delayed with no update since then. In a report from Drone DJ , what looks like a newspaper advertisement has also revealed some specs of the upcoming Mavic 2 , namely how it will be offered in two variants: the Mavic 2 Zoom and the Mavic 2 Pro . Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 price leak points to high cost once again

The company has showcased teaser videos for the upcoming Galaxy Note 9 smartphone, highlighting improved performances in terms of battery, storage capacity, and speed. Interestingly, according to the leaked posters, anyone who pre-orders the phone in Indonesia will get a free Samsung Smart TV. Still it's good to see that the Note 9 won't necessarily come with the same high mark up as other premium-tier devices, especially since Samsung reportedly had a bit of trouble trying to get people to ... Read More »

Ford stokes up 2019 F-150 Limited with Raptor firepower

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With Chevrolet, GMC, and Ram all introducing new competitors in the previous year with the aim of toppling the long-time truck sales king, Ford seems discontent to rest on the F-150's laurels, of which there are many. Ford has announced that the 2019 F-150 Limited is getting that high-output 3.5L EcoBoost V6 from the Raptor. Until now, that title belonged to several General Motors trucks with GM's 420 horsepower 6.2-liter V-8. Read More »

YouTube for Android gets dark theme

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However, Android users won't have to worry about eye strains and low batteries now. Like dark mode for iOS and the web version of YouTube , the Android version allows you to change the white backdrop into a dark color and select their profile header. Read More »

Leaked Google Pixel 3 XL in white looks mighty fine

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This time around we're looking at real life pictures of the upcoming Clearly White Google Pixel 3XL. Since Google released Android P beta 2 we knew about a mysterious device called "dreamliner", which we thought it would be a wireless charging dock. Read More »

Vampyr update to add two new difficulty modes this summer

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The Story mode places a greater focus on narrative, allowing players to experience Dr. Reid's journey with less challenging combat. On the other hand, Hard mode will make combat much more difficult, as you may have guessed. The update also promises a host of optimization tweaks, so you should see the Vampyr experience become a lot smoother overall. While the dialogue system feels like an unexpected misstep, the combat, setting and story all make up for that stumble. Read More »

Google announces Titan security key for stronger and safer login

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While your phone is up to the task of helping you with that, Google believes it's time for to take the next step: using a physical security key. Announced at Google's Cloud Next conference, the Titan keys are a two-factor authentication (2FA) solution, created to combat one of the most prevalent forms of online attack: account hijacking. Read More »

Battlefield V’s Grand Operations Will Be Available at Launch

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Unfortunately, the "ultimate multiplayer experience" that publisher EA has been hyping up since the game's official reveal is not going to be available to play when Battlefield V launches this October. "Do poorly, and you'll deploy the next day with perhaps fewer respawns, vehicles, or other resources". So it looks as though players will have to wait just a tad bit longer in order to play the new Grand Operations mode in the upcoming Battlefield game. Read More »

Xbox Live Games With Gold August 2018 Lineup Revealed

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A great batch of games for Gold members. For Honor disappointed some fans when it launched early previous year, but Ubisoft has poured tons of time, energy and updates into the game in the last 18 months. Joined by Sgt. John Carver, travel to the ominous ice planet of Tau Volantis to uncover the secrets of the Necromorph plague. Forza Horizon 2 and Dead Space 3 will be available from August 1st to 15th, while For Honor and Epic Mickey 2 can be snagged from August 16th to 31st. Read More »

Samsung Display says unbreakable, flexible screen passes USA safety test

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According to Samsung, even 1.8 meters - which was a height involved in screen analysis - the 1.7 m is still significantly higher than the USA military standard.UL also tested the screen during extreme temperature simulations. Samsung released a video showing how the display doesn't sustain any damage after being hit repeatedly with a rubber mallet. The new panel even survived a subsequent test from a height of nearly six feet. Read More »

Origin Access Premier service for PC will launch next week

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Now EA is readying a premium version of the service, Origin Access Premier , with early access to a wide range of EA titles. The service was revealed at E3 2018 as a new membership tier for the existing Origin Access offering, which lets you pay $5 per month or $30 per year to access select titles and play some games before they debut. Read More »

Japanese baby with major hair goes viral

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Lifestyle points out, hormones are the deciding factor in whether babies will be born with hair or not. As of Thursday, the little Instagram sensation has gained more than 130,000 followers on what her mother has called her " hair diary ". Read More »

YouTube VR App Launching on Samsung Gear VR Headset This Weekq

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This feature can be accessed from the YouTube VR app by clicking on the new icon beneath the play controls, and allows gamers to watch and engage in discussions "in a communal, virtual space" - very much like Ready Player One . The YouTube VR app is going live on the Oculus Store this week, where it will be available for free for Gear VR users. If you've ever used either of the two latter devices, you'll know it's a bit disappointing to not have the YouTube VR app. Read More »

Hellblade for PS4 now supports HDR with Patch 1.03

In a short video detailing the development of that VR version, Ninja Theory revealed that it had a small team working on the VR version while Hellblade itself was still in development. Of course, this has upset a few PlayStation loyalists but, if you watch the dev diary attached to the tweet, you'll see the challenges Ninja Theory had to face. Read More »

Sky profits soar amid Comcast-Fox bidding war

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Comcast now has the upper hand in the fight to buy Sky , with an offer of $34 billion that's higher than a bid by Rupert Murdoch's Fox. Yet the fate of Sky remains very much up in the air. Sky made itself an even more attractive prospect for bidders this morning as it revealed soaring profits in its full-year results. Comcast will instead focus on its recommended cash offer for Sky of 14.75 pounds per share. Read More »

NYS moves to kick Charter Communications out of state

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The state is also seeking $3 million in penalties from Charter, officials said. Charter, the second-largest cable provider in the United States after Comcast, completed its $56.7 billion deal to buy Time Warner Cable in 2016. "Despite missing every network expansion target since the merger was approved in 2016, Charter has falsely claimed in advertisements it is exceeding its commitments to the State and is on track to deliver its network expansion", the PSC said today. Read More »

Samsung Accidentally Leaks the Galaxy Watch

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As is evident from the photos, all three variants have customized S-Pens that maintain respective color profiles. In particular, the model 512 GB Galaxy Note 9 will cost 1,250 euros, or about $1465. AndroidHeadlines too got some official renders of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 along with the various accessories that will be announced at the event. Read More »

Local firefighters headed south to assist with fire in Riverside County

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Governor Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency and ordered California's Office of Emergency Services to provide government assistance to Riverside County. Heavy clouds of smoke have been covering the San Jacinto Mountains. There have been 3,4000 wildfires in California in the past year, burning 99,000 acres, according to Cal Fire. Read More »

Another Blaze Erupts East of Cranston Fire in Riverside County

The blaze (Cranston Fire) is one of the 60 major wildfires burning in the United States this week. By 6:30 p.m., it had burned an estimated 3,000 acres and there was no containment. The so-called Cranston Fire, which erupted Wednesday in the San Jacinto Mountains east of Los Angeles , turned into a wall of flames that torched timber and tinder-dry brush. Read More »

No Man's Sky Next on GOG doesn't have multiplayer just yet

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The game just launched for the Xbox One today to bring space exploration to a new platform, but for everyone else who already had the game on Steam and the PlayStation 4, it marked the release of the NEXT update, the one that introduces base building and the long-awaited multiplayer component. Read More »

When is Fortnite Playground v2 released and what is new?

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Now they find themselves at the mercy of however powerful their opponent's gun is. Fights now have a tendency to end more quickly, especially if someone has a P90. Part of this is because the game itself is free to download and play. So far the game has been a hit on every platform it touches. Fortnite alone is estimated to see over $2B in earnings this year, something that has propelled Epic to new heights. Read More »

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan (V177) is Far More Elegant Than Hatchback

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Like the A-Class hatch, the A sedan is fairly well-equipped for a "base" Mercedes . 16- to 19-inch wheels are available for the all-new A-Class Sedan. Mercedes says a relatively small frontal area and the extended rear overhang of the saloon makes it highly aerodynamically efficient. Like with Siri or Alexa, drivers can now say "Hey, Mercedes" and do all kinds of things, from changing the climate settings in the vehicle or getting weather information outside of it. Read More »

Xbox Adaptive Controller Has Accessible Packaging

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That way, consumers who purchase other items like a headset or an unrelated Microsoft product will run into less accessibility barriers, and that leads to more consumer trust in Microsoft. "The Xbox Adaptive Controller required us to think in depth about accessibility in packaging, and we believe it is a powerful milestone on our accessibility journey". Read More »

Leaked benchmarks show Intel is dropping hyperthreading from i7 chips

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It's a rather curious marketing decision for Intel , as this chip will allegedly be replacing the current Core i7-8700K which has 6 cores and 12 threads. i5-branded parts had the same number of cores but with hyperthreading disabled. i3 parts in turn had fewer cores than i5 parts, but once again with hyperthreading enabled. Read More »

VLC for Android bans Huawei phones after ‘unfair’ negative reviews

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This obviously has nothing to do with Huawei's recent struggles of penetrating the USA market, but rather the company's " ridiculous policy of killing all background apps". The move comes after the VLC app received "unfair" one-star reviews on Google Play, which VideoLAN says is not because of any problems with its app, but rather because of Huawei. Read More »

Watch the Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Bust the Nürburgring Lap Record

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Let the debates begin because there's a new claimed Nürburgring production-car record. The auto is due for a full reveal at Monterey vehicle Week in August. Elsewhere, the supercar features enhanced four-wheel drive system, rear-wheel steering and Electronic Stability Control (ESC), whereas the steering is said to have been re-tuned. Read More »

Fortnite Clay Pigeon Locations for the Season 5 Week 3 Challenge

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The challenges haven't gone live yet, of course (they should be available from tomorrow morning). Season 5's week-three challenges are live in " Fortnite ", and that means new ways to earn Battle Stars and experience. Check out the gallery above for all of the solution to this challenge. You'll find it easier in squads where one player can launch the projectile and the other can focus on his or her shot. Read More »

Fortnite for Android to launch with the Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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The company recently uploaded a quick teaser video which is meant to promote the Note 9′s battery life. According to the source, owners of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will have exclusive rights to download Fortnite from the Google Play Store for 30 days after the device's release. Read More »

Samsung Made an Unbreakable Smartphone Display

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Samsung Display developed the flexible OLED panel with an unbreakable substrate and an overlay window on top of it. Samsung Display has announced that it has developed a truly "unbreakable" display panel, after receiving certification from Underwriters Laboratories (UL ) to verify the claim. Read More »

Telstra has a second crack at unlimited data

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The latest initiative forms part of the "Telstra 2022" strategy, which seeks to streamline mobile offers within the next three years. Under the new plans , which all come with unlimited calls and SMS, additional data at the reduced speed is available on both the M plan for AUD 69 and the L plan with 60 GB at top speed. Read More »

5G Antennas by Qualcomm Are Ready To Go By Next Year

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The first commercial 5G services due to go live later this year will use mmWave spectrum to power Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) broadband. Those challenges include device engineering from a materials, form-factor, industrial-design, thermal, and regulatory standpoint. Read More »

Online star April the giraffe is pregnant again

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Patch said the calf is due during the early part of spring around March. This is no tall tale - April the Giraffe is pregnant again . 'The results are in, ' park owner Jordan Patch exclaimed to Today . At the time, Patch had said: 'Now we are ready to ship them out to another zoo's laboratory for confirmation of a pregnancy'. The calf, Tajiri , was her first to be born at the park. Read More »

Like Internet? Facebook will beam it to you from space

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It seems likely that Facebook could then launch Athena again for a longer period of time if its initial trial proves to be successful. The satellite, called Athena , is slated to blast into orbit in 2019, according to e-mails obtained from the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in response to a Freedom of Information Act request filed by Wired . Read More »

New Resident Evil 2 Remake Details And Collector’s Edition Announced

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Resident Evil 2 launches January 25th, 2019. A 32-page book left behind by Ben Bertolucci, a freelance journalist who makes an appearance in Resident Evil 2 . The collector's edition is exclusive to North America regions and you'll have to buy it from GameStop . In what must come as no surprise to anyone, there'll be an extortionately priced special edition of the game cleverly titled The Resident Evil 2 Collectors Edition. Read More »

Valve's Discord-Like Steam Chat Update Is Live

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Valve hopes to have removed that last step, at least, by updating Steam Chat with so many features it might as well be a new service. Steam's modernised chat update is out of beta, available for all to use. But the updates to Steam Chats don't stop with group chats. But is it enough to tempt people away from Discord? They can also use links to invite friends and share different types of media, including YouTube videos and in-line images. Read More »

Google Chrome Now Warns You When Visiting Unencrypted Sites

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With the release of Chrome 56 in 2016, all HTTP sites that needed a password or contained payment fields were marked with a "not secure" warning, while Chrome 62 saw any HTTP site opened in an Incognito Window. Many sites on the internet are still not secure. This label will not only highlight the unsecured nature of the HTTP pages but will also push webmasters to prefer HTTPS over HTTP . Read More »

Audi Q3 - Get To Know It With Nearly 30 Minutes Of Videos

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The front of the Q3 rocks an octagon-style grille and larger air inlets on each side over the wheels. The headlights, meanwhile, can be had in three different configurations. (675 liters) once you slide the rear bench forward. Depending on the position of the rear seats, cargo capacity is between 530 and 1,525 litres. Numerous customisation options are available too, including contrasting exterior paint finishes and an S line package with unique bumpers and trimmings, all of which can be ... Read More »

Samsung & Google Phones Have Faster Internet Than the Latest iPhones

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Regardless of these findings though, Apple is still king in the smartphone wars and continues to outsell the competition. Apple and Qualcomm , of course, are fighting a legal battle at the moment, with the Cupertino tech giant using Intel modems for some of its phones and not relying on Qualcomm components as much. Read More »

United Kingdom government unveils plans for full fibre broadband and 5G

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The UK has only 4 per cent full fibre connections and lags behind many key competitors including Spain (71 per cent), Portugal (89 per cent) and France (approximately 28 per cent). DCMS will also work with Ofcom to lead an industry-wide switchover from copper to fibre. The exact timing will depend to a large extent on the pace and take-up of fibre roll-out. Read More »