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Both iPhone XS and XS Max are facing serious problem with 'charging' Both iPhone XS and XS Max are facing serious problem with 'charging'
- October 01, 2018

Now users are curious to know that what could be the possible reasons and fixes for new iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max charging issue. What happened: Chinese media outlets are reporting on some user backlash against a perceived skin-smoothing feature on the new iPhones. (more...)
Facebook hack: What to do if you’re affected Facebook hack: What to do if you’re affected
- October 01, 2018

All 90 million of those accounts must log back into Facebook, where they will see a notification explaining the incident. Facebook also said it was taking a precautionary step to reset access tokens for another 40 million accounts that have been subject to a " View As " look-up in 2017. (more...)
Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain Launched In India Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain Launched In India
- October 01, 2018

Mercedes-Benz has launched the E-Class All-Terrain in India at a price of Rs 75 lakh (ex-showroom India). Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain, as the name suggests, is a four-wheel-drive station wagon and further expands the E-class range in the country. (more...)
Sony made the 'hard decision' not to hold PlayStation Experience this year Sony made the 'hard decision' not to hold PlayStation Experience this year
- October 01, 2018

The 308 edition of the PlayStation Blogcast has brought with it some sad news . "It's a very multli-dimensional kind of attribute or feature", Layden said. According to a report back in July, the PlayStation 4 held the lead as far as hardware sales were concerned but predicted that the Nintendo Switch would eventually steal the top spot in the fourth quarter of this year. (more...)
Forza Horizon 4 Post-Launch Content Revealed Forza Horizon 4 Post-Launch Content Revealed
- October 01, 2018

If you haven't already heard, we like Forza Horizon 4 a great deal here at DualShockers . Seasons change at 3:30 GMT every Thursday, on a one-week rotation. UK-based Playground Games is set to release Forza Horizon 4 for Xbox One . October 25 will bring the biggest update, however. Each season will open up more paths to venture down - a lake freezing over in the winter will allow you and other players to race over a new icy terrain, for example. (more...)
17 charged for Apple store theft worth USD 1 mn 17 charged for Apple store theft worth USD 1 mn
- October 01, 2018

Attorney General Xavier Becerra said more than a million dollars in merchandise has been stolen. Of those individuals for whom charges and/or arrest warrants were issued, 10 are now in police custody - 9 in Alameda County Jail, and another is in custody in Sonoma County. (more...)
LG confirm the V40 ThinQ's biggest new feature LG confirm the V40 ThinQ's biggest new feature
- September 30, 2018

It's interesting that they mention this treatment when the versions of the LG V40 ThinQ so far seem to be quite flat on their backside. LG said that the carmine red variant is more saturated than the raspberry rose color option of its previous V-series handsets. (more...)
Andrew Lincoln could be returning to 'The Walking Dead' - to direct Andrew Lincoln could be returning to 'The Walking Dead' - to direct
- September 30, 2018

The PlayStation Store database only shows The Final Season's free demo as being available. Cohan has been a fan-favorite on the series ever since her introduction on the Greene family farm in season two, and her exit from The Walking Dead is set to leave a gaping hole, as her onscreen counterpart had risen to become leader of the Hilltop, one of the few surviving communities. (more...)
PlayStation begins full cross-play support with Fortnite PlayStation begins full cross-play support with Fortnite
- September 30, 2018

Xbox One, Andoird, iOs , Nintendo Switch , Windows, and Mac users were able to hop into the most popular game in the world together. Posting on the PlayStation .Blog, John Kodera, president and global CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment , explained that cross-platform features would be embraced for "select third party content ". (more...)
Titanium RED Hydrogen One hits a major delay Titanium RED Hydrogen One hits a major delay
- September 30, 2018

RED is facing some production hurdles which has led to some delays in the shipping date. So, anyone who pre-ordered this phone is not receiving one next month, but we feel that RED's way of making it up to you is quite solid. In addition to getting the first Aluminum versions available, they will receive the Titanium versions once they do materialize and will get to keep the aluminum version for free as a token of their patience. (more...)
Google's Big Wear OS Revamp Has Started Rolling Out Google's Big Wear OS Revamp Has Started Rolling Out
- September 30, 2018

Earlier this month, Google announced a complete redesign for Wear OS . The update should be available for any smartwatch released after the Android Wear 2.0 (now called Wear OS) rollout back in February 2017, though that may depend on how fast each individual watch maker can verify and push out the patch to its devices. (more...)
Latest Razer Phone 2 Leak Reveals New Dual Rear Camera Module Latest Razer Phone 2 Leak Reveals New Dual Rear Camera Module
- September 30, 2018

Based on the leak, it seems like there is still no audio phone jack on Razer Phone 2. The display is flanked by two large bezels at the top and bottom, but just like previous year, this is to allow for the dual front-facing stereo speakers. (more...)
Consumer Reports recommends the Surface laptop again after dropping it a year ago Consumer Reports recommends the Surface laptop again after dropping it a year ago
- September 30, 2018

Because based on the first, and probably only, leaked hands-on of Microsoft's premium 2-in-1 tablet, the Surface Pro 6 isn't going to be that much different from the Surface Pro 5, a.k.a. Consumer Reports' overall scores include brand reliability and owner satisfaction based on a survey of Consumer Reports' members. If you've been holding out for a radical update to the Microsoft Surface Pro, it looks like you'll be disappointed. (more...)
The Porsche 935 is back as a GT2 RS-based motorsport monster The Porsche 935 is back as a GT2 RS-based motorsport monster
- September 30, 2018

The 935's even has LED lights incorporated into it, like the Porsche 919 Le Mans car's. The body is wider, as evidenced by the massive vents behind the front wheels. But this one is an official Porsche , built on the same production line as the company's other factory race cars. The carbon steering wheel and the instrument panel color display behind appear in the 2019 911 GT3 R. (more...)
HMD Global's upcoming Nokia 7.1 Plus listed on TENAA's website HMD Global's upcoming Nokia 7.1 Plus listed on TENAA's website
- September 30, 2018

Nokia 7.1 Plus aka Nokia X7 has been a part of the rumour mill for quite some time. The only one missing from the list , in addition to the future flagship Nokia 9 , is the Nokia 7 .1 Plus. The screen resolution of the phone indicates that it features a notched display. As per the listing , the Nokia 7 .1 Plus will sport a processor which will clock 2.2GHz in frequency, and the name of the processor remains unknown. (more...)
Google Maps now has a voting option to help plan group events Google Maps now has a voting option to help plan group events
- September 30, 2018

The feature is going live from today for everyone on Android and iOS , so you can expect the usual delays from Google, but hopefully it won't take too long. But Google Maps latest feature called group planning will allow users to plan where to go to eat or hang out as a group. Google said in its official blog post that group planning feature will start rolling out for all Android and iOS users starting this week. (more...)
At $12.85 per iPhone, Google’s default search payment is probably a steal At $12.85 per iPhone, Google’s default search payment is probably a steal
- September 30, 2018

According to the Goldman model, however, Google's fee to remain the default iOS search engine accounts for 24% of the services business, and AppleCare accounts for 17% of the $31.3 billion in services revenue that Apple collected a year ago. (more...)
Our Future Begins With This Fallout 76 Official In-Game Opening Our Future Begins With This Fallout 76 Official In-Game Opening
- September 30, 2018

Fallout 76 is sort of a prequel to the Fallout series as it is set in a timeline just 25 years after a nuclear war devastated the planet. But I assure you it is not on our radar right now as we focus on B.E.T.A. The beta will weigh in at 45GB and no pre-load will be available. PC players can simply redeem this code on the Bethesda Launcher to gain access to the B.E.T.A. (more...)
Mojang Introduces a New Dungeon-Crawling Minecraft Action-Adventure Game Mojang Introduces a New Dungeon-Crawling Minecraft Action-Adventure Game
- September 30, 2018

Below is the trailer for Minecraft: Dungeons . The trailer was shown after a short on-stage presentation in which Lydia Winters, the Chief Brand Officer for Mojang, and a developer teased that there is more than one new game set in the Minecraft universe in development now. (more...)
Oops! Best Buy Accidentally Sells Unannounced 3rd Gen Chromecast Oops! Best Buy Accidentally Sells Unannounced 3rd Gen Chromecast
- September 30, 2018

Buy. When the cashier tried to scan the item, the Chromecast didn't appear in the database, but since the customer already had it in his hand and the price was identical to the second generation Chromecast , the guys over at Best Buy let him have it under the old SKU. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy A6s is the final name of the upcoming Galaxy P30 Samsung Galaxy A6s is the final name of the upcoming Galaxy P30
- September 30, 2018

The company is likely to launch the Galaxy P30 and the Galaxy P30 Plus at the "4x fun event". The Galaxy P30 or Galaxy P series does not exist at all. Also, this listing shows that the phone could come with a 5.98-inch Infinity display, with a screen aspect ratio of 18.5:9. A Samsung phone with model number SM-G6200 has been spotted on TENAA's database. (more...)
OnePlus 6T official teaser hints at in-display fingerprint sensor OnePlus 6T official teaser hints at in-display fingerprint sensor
- September 30, 2018

Google Pixel 3, LG V40 ThinQ, Nokia 9, Huawei Mate 20 Pro, Razer Phone 2 and of course the OnePlus 6T , all set to be announced in October. Like every year, OnePlus has started "The Lab" for its next smartphone. OnePlus 6T. It's coming. One major change in OnePlus 6T from the OnePlus 6 will be its display. The new OnePlus phone is expected to feature a waterdrop notch display which will be tinier than the OnePlus 6's. (more...)
Telstra refunds $9.3M to customers misled by PDB service Telstra refunds $9.3M to customers misled by PDB service
- September 30, 2018

It comes after the country's biggest telecommunications company was forced by the Federal Court to make the equal biggest ever payout under consumer law in April, a $10 million penalty, after potentially misleading 100,000 customers with charges known as "premium direct billing". (more...)
Oculus Unveils Quest PC-less VR System Oculus Unveils Quest PC-less VR System
- September 30, 2018

The credit for portability factor in Oculus Quest goes to Oculus Insight technology . The most crucial attribute of the headset is its tracing and its worth highlighting that these were consummate illustration habitat for Quest to function in; I was in an encircled space with a plethora of distinct features on the walls and floors for the tracing system to grapple into. (more...)
Facebook Announces $399 USD Oculus Quest Standalone VR Headset Facebook Announces $399 USD Oculus Quest Standalone VR Headset
- September 29, 2018

Oculus just announced a new standalone VR headset called the Quest . The standalone headset will cost $399, and features totally wireless control with no external sensors required. "It's a VR headset all-in-one we've all been waiting for", concluded the head of Facebook mark Zuckerberg during the presentation. Indeed, the system uses its Oculus Insight technology to circumvent this. (more...)
Apple.com reveals names, colors: iPhone Xs, Xs Max and Xr Apple.com reveals names, colors: iPhone Xs, Xs Max and Xr
- September 29, 2018

If reports are to believed, the iPhone Xs Plus will also have the biggest display size- that is, 6.5-inch display . The 512GB version of the iPhone XS will be around €1,200. The iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are shipping in 64GB, 256GB or 512GB - the largest in-built storage ever shipped on an Apple-branded smartphone. (more...)
OnePlus 6T Leaked 360-Degree Renders Show Off Waterdrop Notch, Dual Cameras OnePlus 6T Leaked 360-Degree Renders Show Off Waterdrop Notch, Dual Cameras
- September 29, 2018

Two notable omissions on the 6T are immediately visible from this angle of the back: there's no fingerprint sensor or headphone jack, meshing with both previous leaks and statements by OnePlus. Like its predecessor, the OnePlus 6T will also come with a dual rear camera setup. OnePlus just keep getting better and better from one release to the next. (more...)
Dragalia Lost Apple iOS Version Available To Download
- September 29, 2018

The Nintendo Direct on Dragalia Lost gave a ton of information on the upcoming mobile game and it's deeper than many were expecting. The unofficial Twitter account announced the stealth drop at 7:24pm PT/9:24pm CT/10:24pm ET on September 25, 2018 and promised the Android version would come to Google Play "later". (more...)
Vader Immortal virtual reality series announced for Oculus Quest Vader Immortal virtual reality series announced for Oculus Quest
- September 29, 2018

However, these two VR devices, while providing some pretty cool experiences, are pretty expensive. "I need you in the cockpit now". You'll also be able to lightsaber duel with Vader too. Vader Immortal is an upcoming three-part virtual reality series set to debut on the system in 2019. The announcement was made during a keynote address at Facebook's annual VR developer conference, Oculus Connect . (more...)
Nintendo Lawsuit Stops Real-World Mario Kart Company in Its Tracks Nintendo Lawsuit Stops Real-World Mario Kart Company in Its Tracks
- September 29, 2018

Nintendo said the Tokyo District Court ruled that Mari Mobility Development must stop renting out Mario costumes, and pay 10 million yen (NZ$133,430) in damages to Nintendo Co., the game maker behind the hit series which includes the Mario Kart driving simulations. (more...)