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Google unveils changes to Search Google unveils changes to Search
- September 26, 2018

Discover will also start displaying new content with more videos and stories from the not so recent past. The Lens icon should appear on your screen which you can tap to find out more details about objects, tracking down information like where to buy them or even just what they are. (more...)
Run Windows 10 in the Cloud with New Windows Virtual Desktop Run Windows 10 in the Cloud with New Windows Virtual Desktop
- September 26, 2018

For example, Microsoft could notify IT staff in the case of a security breach, or give them a heads up to unusual actions by a virtual desktop user. "We are delighted to extend our alignment with Microsoft , and proud to be among the first to be approved and added to their Azure Partner Program". (more...)
Fortnite's Fall Skirmish Details Emerge Fortnite's Fall Skirmish Details Emerge
- September 26, 2018

The announcement was slipped into the latest game update by Epic Games, covering the upcoming Fall Skirmish . With the fifth Season of Fortnite wrapping up, developer Epic Games have given us a release date for Season 6. A total of five clubs have been formed and more than 500 invited players have been divided up into each category. Clubs will be awarded points for each weekly trial and high skill event based on its members' performances. (more...)
Roku’s new 4K Premiere streaming players start at $40, ship next month Roku’s new 4K Premiere streaming players start at $40, ship next month
- September 26, 2018

On the software updates, Ilya Asnis , senior vice president of Roku OS, said: "As we broaden the Roku ecosystem allowing consumers to add new devices to their Home Entertainment Networks, we are in a unique position that is unlike any other TV streaming platform". (more...)
Firefox Monitor will tell you when your passwords are compromised Firefox Monitor will tell you when your passwords are compromised
- September 26, 2018

Mozilla on Tuesday debuted a service called Firefox Monitor that it has been testing to help people see whether their email addresses have been compromised. It can also be a good motivation if you're nerving yourself to install a password manager or sign up for dual-factor authentication. The email address will be scanned against Have I Been Pwned's vast database, which now holds 5.1 billion records. (more...)
Delta issues groundstop on all domestic flights Delta issues groundstop on all domestic flights
- September 26, 2018

Delta Air Lines said late Tuesday it had issued a ground stop order due to a "technology issue" with some of its computer tracking systems. The statement does not specify what the technology issue is. "We appreciate your continued patience", reads one response from Delta. Delta has responded to complaints from several customers on Twitter . Some users also said they were unable to book flights or log into Delta's mobile app. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy A9 Star Pro with quad-camera setup surfaces
- September 25, 2018

Assuming this Galaxy P30 series is real, we can't but notice that Samsung seems to be going directly after one of its biggest competitors right now, and the largest smartphone vendor in China, Huawei . The device will be available in two variants one with 6GB RAM , 128GB of onboard storage and another with 4GB RAM and 64GB of storage. There's a 24-megapixel Sony IMX 576 selfie camera will also be present up front. (more...)
Telltale Games Says There's Still Hope for The Walking Dead Final Season Telltale Games Says There's Still Hope for The Walking Dead Final Season
- September 25, 2018

Episode 3 and Episode 4 may be "completed and released in some form". Assuming they're not taken down, it may be interesting to look back on these GIFs when Netflix officially reveals the game in the future. Episode 2 of The Walking Dead: The Final Season will launch as planned tomorrow. Over the weekend the unfortunate news broke that prominent adventure games developer, Telltale Games, was closing its doors for good. (more...)
Google Pixel 3 Shows Up In Apparent Official Renders Google Pixel 3 Shows Up In Apparent Official Renders
- September 25, 2018

Not only will we get to see the Pixel 3 and 3XL officially (at long last), the company is also expected to launch its own smart display, now called the Google Home Hub , with a 7-inch display built-in Max-style speaker on the rear. All sides of the Google Pixel 3 were leaked today in both black and white. If the device detects music playing, some wallpapers move and react. Google is also rumored to introduce a new feature called Super Selfie, but there is not much information except its ... (more...)
Microsoft Office 2019 released for the cloud-averse Microsoft Office 2019 released for the cloud-averse
- September 25, 2018

For instance, PowerPoint now includes Morph and Zoom through which you can create cinematic presentations. And while Office 365 users will continue to get new features, Office 2019 won't get those either. It's now available in Bing.com, Office.com, the SharePoint mobile app, and the Outlook mobile app. You download this program on your Windows PC or Mac machine, after paying for it once, and you get unrestricted access to all its included apps. (more...)
Instagram Is Testing With Geofencing Feature For Its Posts Instagram Is Testing With Geofencing Feature For Its Posts
- September 25, 2018

If you've ever seen an Instagram post of a #fitness #model #walking #along a #beach #with a #dog, you'll know that some people can pack an obscene amount of hashtags into their captions, making it look quite messy. Jane Manchun Wong - the web's favorite feature hunter - came across several potential new features coming to Instagram soon. "What this suggests, is that Instagram continues to see strong adoption of video as a format, in particular for Stories, and thus they are extending photo ... (more...)
Google Discover: How to get The New Search
- September 25, 2018

And with the Topic Layer in the Knowledge Graph, Discover can figure out what your expertise is on a given subject, and will show you relevant content. If you want the full retro experience, you can see what Google's search results looked like back then by searching " Google in 1998 ". If you find an image within your results that you'd like to know more about, you'll be able to tap a Lens icon that will expand upon your search. (more...)
Skype support coming to Alexa later this year Skype support coming to Alexa later this year
- September 25, 2018

At its event on Thursday, Amazon introduced 70 new things . David Limp, Amazon's senior vice-president of devices and services. If he was kidding, it was hard to tell. Oh, and don't forget all the books you read on your Kindle. Currently, the Alexa assistant is not available in cars through a dedicated device. As a first step toward realizing this vision, we're rolling out Wi-Fi simple setup so customers can automatically connect smart devices to their Wi-Fi network and Alexa. (more...)
Huawei claims the Kirin 980 is faster than Apple’s A12 Bionic Huawei claims the Kirin 980 is faster than Apple’s A12 Bionic
- September 25, 2018

Interestingly, Apple was the second to announce its 7nm chip, the A12 Bionic , but it became the first commercially available. Now, Huawei is pretty confident that its new Kirin 980 chipset will be better than Apple's A12 Bionic processor, said an official during a keynote held in Dubai. (more...)
Devolver Wants to Port Red Dead Redemption 2 to PC Devolver Wants to Port Red Dead Redemption 2 to PC
- September 25, 2018

Fishing will see players attempting to hook a large variety of fish that inhabit rivers, lakes and streams throughout the game. Your choice of weapon will impact the value of the meat or pelt, with the bow being your best bet for a clean kill. (more...)
Metro PCS Becomes Metro by T-Mobile & Adds Free Amazon Prime
- September 25, 2018

Along side this branding revamp, T-Mobile will be launching two new unlimited plans at Metro, and they come with some tempting add-ons. The "Metro by T-Mobile" push will kick off with a new "That's Genius!" marketing campaign, though Keys said the advertising efforts won't increase MetroPCS' existing marketing spending. (more...)
Nokia 5.1 Plus initial impression: Stylish design with a superior build quality Nokia 5.1 Plus initial impression: Stylish design with a superior build quality
- September 24, 2018

Nokia 5 .1 Plus is for our tech-savvy fans who love finding the best price-performance combination". Nokia 5.1 Plus when it was announced came with a "global average" price of Euro 199, which on conversion comes to around Rs 16,700. For the front, there is an 8-megapixel selfie camera for video calling and selfies with AI-powered features. According to a report by XDA Developers , one of the website's recognized contributors, going by the name linuxct , has ported the Nokia Camera ... (more...)
Privacy concerns flare over latest Chrome browser's 'forced login' Privacy concerns flare over latest Chrome browser's 'forced login'
- September 24, 2018

Sync isn't enabled by default, meaning there's not much of a change for users from a practical privacy standpoint. Google reportedly tweaked how its Chrome sign-in process works with its latest redesign , by logging users into the browser when they access a Google site. (more...)
Amazon's latest Alexa devices draw praise from experts Amazon's latest Alexa devices draw praise from experts
- September 24, 2018

Amazon claims it has higher quality speakers that can crank 70 percent louder. Well, it retains Bluetooth as well as aux output, which apparently let you hook it up to a bigger speaker ( if you have one ). One thing that Echo speakers lack is the bass. Amazon is also extending Echo to a new place: your vehicle. The speaker can also be paired with other Echo speakers to create stereo sound. (more...)
Moto One Power launched in India, prices start Rs 15,999 Moto One Power launched in India, prices start Rs 15,999
- September 24, 2018

For selfies, there is a 12MP single front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture. The Motorola Power One is priced at INR 15,999 and will be available exclusively on Flipkart , starting October 5. Now, the Motorola One Power will be the company's first Android One smartphone in India. However, Motorola has managed to add some of its signature features like Moto Actions and Moto Display. (more...)
Apple Watch 4 fall detection disabled by default Apple Watch 4 fall detection disabled by default
- September 24, 2018

According to an Apple support page spotted by a Reddit user, the Fall Detection feature is enabled automatically if you have set your age as 65 years or older on the Apple Watch or in the Health app . Although the upcoming smartwatch is not as widely speculated as the iPhones. But on harder surfaces it worked fine. "The more physically active you are, the more likely you are to trigger fall detection due to high impact activity that can appear to be a fall". (more...)
IPhone XS And iPhone XS Max: Specifications, Features, And Pricing IPhone XS And iPhone XS Max: Specifications, Features, And Pricing
- September 24, 2018

The company also announced the Apple Watch Series 4 , featuring health-monitoring features like fall detection and the ability to take an electrocardiogram (ECG). The iPhone XS , XS Max, and XR are all have the same processor powered by Apple designed A12 Bionic SoC processor , which features a 6-core CPU, a 4-core GPU, and a next-generation neural engine that's dedicated to machine learning. (more...)
OnePlus 6T launch: What we know so far OnePlus 6T launch: What we know so far
- September 24, 2018

Apart from the TV ad, some features have also been confirmed about it. What are your opinion regarding the upcoming OnePlus 6T? Powered by a 3,300mAh battery, OnePlus 6 comes with USB 2.0, Type-C, support USB audio, dual nano-sim slot, and 3.5 mm audio jack, and rear-facing fingerprint sensor. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) to launch in India on September 25 Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) to launch in India on September 25
- September 24, 2018

The smartphones will be available on, Amazon, Flipkart and Samsung Shops and retail outlets from September 25. Moreover, the official Twitter account of Samsung Mobile India has confirmed the launch of the Galaxy A7 (2018 ) through multiple tweets that carry videos specifying the availability of Samsung's Super Pixel technology, triple rear camera setup, Dolby Atmos audio, and Super AMOLED Infinity Display . (more...)
Diablo Animated Series for Netflix Leaked by Hellboy Series Screenwriter Diablo Animated Series for Netflix Leaked by Hellboy Series Screenwriter
- September 24, 2018

The series is made up of three games: Diablo , Diablo II, and Diablo III . While many of us fans of the series are hoping that we'll hear about a Diablo IV in development before too long, Blizzard isn't quite finished announcing things yet. (more...)
Destiny 2 Breakthrough mode arrives next week with new maps Destiny 2 Breakthrough mode arrives next week with new maps
- September 24, 2018

All Destiny 2 players can access the " Forsaken " DLC's Gambit mode this weekend, regardless of whether they own the expansion. Well then the game has you covered lately, with its Crucible and a variety of modes. If you are in the process of hacking the enemy team's Vault when time runs out, you will enter Sudden Death until you either hack the Vault , or the enemy removes all your progress. (more...)
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy is coming to the PC in 2019 Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy is coming to the PC in 2019
- September 24, 2018

The game will feature a reworked interface to better gel with console controls and improved artwork. Those three games were originally released for the Game Boy Advance in Japan in the early 2000s and for the Nintendo DS in the West. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy will go to trial worldwide in 2019. A limited edition with an arranged soundtrack and a package illustration by series' character designer Tatsuro Iwamoto will be detailed later. (more...)
Brand New Characters And Gameplay Revealed For Death Stranding Brand New Characters And Gameplay Revealed For Death Stranding
- September 24, 2018

Hopefully the trailer makes more sense to you. In the video posted to social media, Baker's character takes his golden mask off and summons some kind of massive beast for Norman Reedus' character to defeat. Kojima has also revealed new art for character models based on Mads Mikkelsen, Guillermo del Toro, Tommie Earl Jenkins, Léa Seydoux, and Lindsay Wagner. (more...)
China just blocked Amazon's streaming service Twitch China just blocked Amazon's streaming service Twitch
- September 24, 2018

Other say that Twitch got the ban because the Chinese netizens have been... not quite verbally civil with the gamers from other countries during the Asian Games . Social media companies like Facebook, YouTube, Google and Reddit have all had their own share of the problem and are now not accessible in that country. (more...)
Nintendo seems to be prepping an N64 Classic launch Nintendo seems to be prepping an N64 Classic launch
- September 24, 2018

IGN received a statement from a PlayStation spokesperson when inquiring about the prospect of post-release content and was told that the games the console ships with are the only ones planned to be released. For some, these five titles may be enough to justify the PlayStation Classic's price tag, but it's worth pointing out that 15 more games are on the way. (more...)