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[Updated] Digimon Survive Will be Heading to Xbox One in 2019 [Updated] Digimon Survive Will be Heading to Xbox One in 2019
- July 30, 2018

As we previously knew, players will play as Takuma Momotsuka, who has been mysteriously transported from camp to a unusual world, where he, his partner Digimon Agumon, and others must survive in order to find a way back home. It is an SRPG game that has mixed visual novel elements and it is drawn with a 2D art style making it look like the animated show. No specific release date has been mentioned just yet, but Bandai Namco has said that further information will be "revealed soon". (more...)
The Raptor's EcoBoost V6 will power the Ford F-150 Limited The Raptor's EcoBoost V6 will power the Ford F-150 Limited
- July 30, 2018

On the exterior of the vehicle, the "Limited" lettering has been raised on the hood. Otherwise, it's the expected Limited fare, with 22-inch wheels, a satin-finished grille and tailgate applique, and satin chrome window trims. An integrated trailer brake controller is a standard, along with a 360-degree camera with split-view display. The latter allows drivers to rotate a knob to automatically steer the truck and make maneuvering easier. (more...)
‘Clearly White’ Google Pixel 3 XL Leaked Online ‘Clearly White’ Google Pixel 3 XL Leaked Online
- July 30, 2018

An xda-developer forums member who goes by the name of dr.guru posted images of the Pixel 3 XL in the flesh, and the purported Pixel prototype looks just like the one that leaked a few weeks ago. There's no direct mention of wireless charging , but Google can't be designing a simple stand that would do nothing other than support regular, wired charging. (more...)
Bezel-less display, FaceID to debut on next-gen iPad Pro: Rumours Bezel-less display, FaceID to debut on next-gen iPad Pro: Rumours
- July 30, 2018

And, of course, a report regarding Apple's new iPhone range wouldn't be complete without the article suggesting that the company is facing production issues. The same report also says that Apple is set to introduce the Face ID module to the iPad Pro lineup but with a twist. In addition, the Smart Connectors on the new iPads will be moved to the lower rear side of the devices. (more...)
YouTube for Android gets dark theme YouTube for Android gets dark theme
- July 30, 2018

Users will get an option to turn off the mode and dismiss the prompt. We first noticed that YouTube was preparing to bring one to its Android app in November of a year ago, but while the web and iOS versions have had it for months , there's only been radio silence on the Android side. (more...)
Vampyr soon gets a story-first difficulty mode Vampyr soon gets a story-first difficulty mode
- July 30, 2018

The Hard mode amps up the combat factor in the game-you get less XP from kills and have to rely on the citizens to increase power. Meanwhile, the all-new Hard mode cranks up the challenge. In a November 2017 interview with MCV , publisher Focus Home Interactive said it will be considered a success when "around a million copies are sold, but it will only need half of that to be profitable". (more...)
Google will sell hardware keys to improve account security Google will sell hardware keys to improve account security
- July 30, 2018

Google's key is based on the protocol for FIDO U2F which is short for "universal 2nd factor". Google will launch a new service to protect politicians and senior executives from sophisticated phishing attacks. "It's built with a secure element, which includes firmware that we built ourselves, and it provides a ton of security with very little interaction and effort on the part of user". (more...)
Battlefield 5 Grand Operations Will Be Available at Launch Battlefield 5 Grand Operations Will Be Available at Launch
- July 30, 2018

A new blog post on the status of the game's development stated that the flagship multiplayer mode, dubbed Grand Operations , wouldn't be available on launch day. Yesterday it was noted the mode would be made available "shortly" after launch . It is a massive multiplayer mode that will be very narrative-heavy so we believe it will be one hell of an experience. (more...)
[H]ardOCP: Vive Team at HTC Refutes Claims That VR Is Dying [H]ardOCP: Vive Team at HTC Refutes Claims That VR Is Dying
- July 30, 2018

All of the different virtual reality headsets, from the Samsung Gear to the Playstation VR, are all quite expensive, especially for what is essentially a peripheral. In addition to this, the multinational also revealed that their standalone HTC Vive Focus headset, which is now only available in China, controls 33.1 percent of the nation's standalone VR sales. (more...)
Samsung's 'unbreakable' OLED display could be a game changer Samsung's 'unbreakable' OLED display could be a game changer
- July 29, 2018

So you can supposedly drop it, smash it and bend it without breaking the display. Underwriters Laboratories (UL), an official testing company for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in the USA has tested Samsung's flexible "unbreakable" OLED panel, giving it the green light to be used in future smartphones. (more...)
Honor Note 10 Teased to Feature Impressive 5,000mAh Battery Honor Note 10 Teased to Feature Impressive 5,000mAh Battery
- July 29, 2018

But now, Honor has confirmed that the Note 10 will come with 5000 mAh battery instead of 4900 mAh. The company confirmed this in a teaser poster shared on China's social networking site Weibo . It may run Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out of the box with a touch of Honor's own User Interface wrapped with EMUI 8.1 skin. Last week, Honor released a teaser through its Weibo account to confirm the launch date of the Honor Note 10 . (more...)
LG Q2 reports show record profit, phones still struggling LG Q2 reports show record profit, phones still struggling
- July 29, 2018

LG said mobile results suffered from the stagnating market as well lower sales of low and mid-range smartphones in North and South America. What can LG do to change the fortunes of its mobile division? In the months between March and July, LG Mobile Division has reported KRW2.07 trillion ($1.92 billion) of sales with loss of KRW185.4 billion ($171.95 million). (more...)
Turn 10 will be slowly removing prize crates from Forza 7 Turn 10 will be slowly removing prize crates from Forza 7
- July 29, 2018

There wasn't much reason for them in the first place and their inclusion was more detrimental than anything. I felt the balance of credits awarded versus the randomized nature of prize crates turned the campaign mode into a slog and basically blocked people from driving the cars they wanted within a reasonable timeframe. (more...)
Google follows Apple, bans crypto-mining apps from Play Store Google follows Apple, bans crypto-mining apps from Play Store
- July 29, 2018

Mr. Wagner's post stated that "existing extensions that mine cryptocurrency will be delisted from the Chrome Web Store in late June". Apps and games with similar content are now banned. Coming back to the ban of cryptocurrency apps , Apple does allow apps that mine for cryptocurrencies outside of the device like cloud-based mining. (more...)
Electronic Arts Announces Origin Access Premier Service Will Roll Out Next Week Electronic Arts Announces Origin Access Premier Service Will Roll Out Next Week
- July 29, 2018

From what has been shared online, it appears this could be worldwide outage, and not just something creating problems in the European region. This will include Federation Internationale de Football Association 19, Battlefield V and Anthem . (more...)
August Free Xbox Games With Gold Revealed August Free Xbox Games With Gold Revealed
- July 29, 2018

As part of Games with Gold in August, the company is making Forza Horizon 2, For Honor , Dead Space 3 , and Disney Epic Monkey 2 available for free to Xbox Live Gold subscribers. The other free Xbox One game to be available starting August 16 will be Ubisoft's For Honor ($59.99 value), an action fighting game set in a medieval setting. (more...)
Google's Free Wi-Fi 'Now Available' In Some Parts Of Lagos Google's Free Wi-Fi 'Now Available' In Some Parts Of Lagos
- July 29, 2018

Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor, Google Nigeria Country Director mentioned in her speech at the unveiling of Google Stations that, the initiative would address affordability and access to data as well as broadband penetration. Google Nigeria plans to provide over 10 million Nigerians with free internet access in Lagos, Kaduna, Port Harcourt, Abuja and Ibadan by 2019. "They have created 132 jobs and raised over seven million dollars in funding and their products are used by approximately 4.5 ... (more...)
Baby with unbelievable hair goes viral Baby with unbelievable hair goes viral
- July 28, 2018

A five-month-old baby was born with so much hair that he stops traffic in the street and strangers in their tracks - with some even dubbing him "Wolverine". Because seriously - these strands are impressive! Some followers imagined that the baby got it from her mama. "Surely mom has attractive hair", one person noted on Instagram . (more...)
YouTube VR Launching on Gear VR YouTube VR Launching on Gear VR
- July 28, 2018

YouTube VR is pitched as a "3-D international" stuffed with YouTube's present content material and channels, together with get admission to to movies which can be specifically formatted for VR units. YouTube VR is branching out. "If music is your thing, you'll be able to tag along backstage with Portugal". The Man and Hayley Kiyoko as they prepare to take the stage, and get a behind-the-scenes look at the lives of some of our other favorite musicians, through the VR180 Rockstar VR series. (more...)
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice VR Edition Coming To Vive/Rift
- July 28, 2018

However, those eager to experience the game in Oculus Rift or Vive should note that a GTX1080 is the minimum recommended graphics card. I guess that's not much, all things considered, but hey, Hellblade is a very atmospheric game. There's no news on whether the VR version of Hellblade Senua's Sacrifice will be coming to PlayStation VR, but after Ninja Theory's recent acquisition by Microsoft, that might be quite unlikely. (more...)
New Trailer Arrives For Slender Man New Trailer Arrives For Slender Man
- July 28, 2018

The clip centers around a group of girls in a small MA town who summon Slender Man in an attempt to find their missing friend Katie. The next look at the Slender Man film is here, and yeah, it looks pretty frightening. In 2014, he inspired real-life horror as two 12-year-old girls lured a friend into the woods and stabbed her 19 times in an effort to "appease" the fictional entity. (more...)
Comcast shares rise on internet customer, profit growth
- July 28, 2018

Looking into the profitability ratios of CMCSA stock , the investor will find its ROE, ROA, ROI standing at 37.4%, 12.5% and 9.7%, respectively. Independence Trust CO lifted its position in Comcast by 1.7% in the 4th quarter . Comcast had a net margin of 26.79% and a return on equity of 16.14%. Outstanding shares refer to a company's stock presently held by all its shareholders, counting share blocks held by institutional shareholders and restricted shares owned by the company's officers ... (more...)
Comcast CEO says Fox bid dropped due to high price Comcast CEO says Fox bid dropped due to high price
- July 28, 2018

Now that shareholders are set to approve the $71 billion merger of Disney with Fox's entertainment assets - Comcast having thrown in the towel - the endgame seems near. Comcast is leading the race to buy Sky after it offered 14.75 pounds a share offer earlier this month, valuing the group at $34 billion. The bid came just hours after Fox ( FOXA.O ) had upped its own bid to 14 pounds. (more...)
State regulators move to order Charter out of NY State regulators move to order Charter out of NY
- July 28, 2018

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi, who is running for Congress this fall, has pushed for Charter/Spectrum to live up to the promises the company made when it took over Time Warner Cable. A key complaint centers on the company's commitment to expand its broadband network to underserved areas. But as we've previously written , state officials say that Charter is trying to count locations that it was already required to serve as part of franchise agreements toward its merger commitments. (more...)
Samsung unintentionally reveals image of a 42mm rose gold Galaxy Watch Samsung unintentionally reveals image of a 42mm rose gold Galaxy Watch
- July 27, 2018

The devices will also come with matching an S-pen. After all, the Galaxy Note 9 might prove to be the last phone in the line. With the Galaxy Note 9 launch just around the corner, leaks and reports are bound to surface more frequently than before. (more...)
Suspect arrested, charged with starting Cranston Fire Suspect arrested, charged with starting Cranston Fire
- July 27, 2018

Authorities tackling the fire included Cal Fire, the Riverside and Los Angeles County fire departments and the San Bernardino National Forest agency. The park itself is not in imminent danger, but the areas are being used for fire operations and are also filled with unhealthy amounts of smoke. In the state's far north, a 7-square-mile wildfire has forced the evacuation of French Gulch, a small Shasta County community that dates to the Gold Rush. (more...)
The In My Feelings The In My Feelings "Kiki" Challenge Has Taken Over The World
- July 27, 2018

Dr. Rich Constantine, a dentist at Constantine Dental in Greenville, South Carolina, said he just wanted to show off his fun side when he posted video of himself participating in the challenge at work on Thursday, but he had no idea that it would rack up almost 50 million views in less than three days. (more...)
Amazon second-quarter earnings beat expectations, shares jump Amazon second-quarter earnings beat expectations, shares jump
- July 27, 2018

Operating income for Amazon Web Services (AWS) the company's fast-growing cloud services business, rose 80% to $1.64bn, powering profits for the entire company. Amazon's is now $861 billion. The results, showing strength in Amazon's e-commerce, content, and cloud services businesses, illustrate the broad reach of the company's operations. (more...)
Residents Flee Homes As Raging Wildfire Breaks Out In Southern California
- July 27, 2018

The Ribbon Fire broke out near Highway 74 and Ribbonwood Drive sometime before 11:45 a.m. Thursday, according to CAL Fire. A firefighter died and seven others have been hurt battling the flames, which were 25 percent contained as of Wednesday afternoon. (more...)
No Man's Sky: How to Switch First-Person to Third-Person Camera No Man's Sky: How to Switch First-Person to Third-Person Camera
- July 27, 2018

Despite a rough launch that No Man's Sky's creator Sean Murray said earned him death threats from players who felt slighted, disappointed, mislead, or any range of emotions, players were anxiously waiting once again for the huge update's launch to the point that it nearly felt like a flashback to the initial unveiling. (more...)