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Rocket League full cross-platform play is now live Rocket League full cross-platform play is now live
- January 14, 2019

You can try it immediately. Cross-platform play is enabled by default, but if you want to make sure it's turned on (or if you want to turn it off), you can do so by going to Main Menu Options Gameplay and ticking (or unticking) the box labeled Cross-Platform Play. (more...)
Microsoft will stop supporting Windows 7 one year from today Microsoft will stop supporting Windows 7 one year from today
- January 14, 2019

When it came to migrating away from Windows XP it took some large enterprises as long as three years to transfer their entire systems to the new operating system, now, many firms will have to make the transition in less than 12 months. The latest figures from Netmarketshare showed that more than 36 per cent of PC owners are still clinging onto the venerable OS, being overtaken by Windows 10 - which claims 39.22 per cent - for the first time in December. (more...)
Apple 'demanded $1bn' for Qualcomm to get iPhone deal Apple 'demanded $1bn' for Qualcomm to get iPhone deal
- January 14, 2019

Under the 2011 deal, Qualcomm was named Apple's sole supplier of modem chips, which help mobile phones connect to wireless data networks, in exchange for which Qualcomm agreed to give Apple a rebate - the exact nature of which has not been disclosed. (more...)
The OnePlus 7 might come with a slider mechanism The OnePlus 7 might come with a slider mechanism
- January 14, 2019

OnePlus 7 , the most anticipated, and keenly awaited flagship successor from OnePlus is once again in news, and OnePlus fans are super excited, all right. Today, Android smartphone vendors seem to have improved their notch smarts, with OnePlus being one of the best examples of how to make a good notch that doesn't stand out. (more...)
Ford Explorer Hybrid signals the start of a big electrified push
- January 14, 2019

Ford boldly calls the Explorer ST "the fastest three-row SUV under $60,000", and it packs upgraded brakes, springs, and dampers. "More than anything, it's just a hell of a lot of fun to drive". A 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster is standard, as are a tow package with a Class III receiver and Ford's suite of active safety tech. An all-new 10-speed modular hybrid transmission provides SUV capability. (more...)
Fallout 76 players discover secret human NPC & unseen items Fallout 76 players discover secret human NPC & unseen items
- January 13, 2019

As the name implies, these rooms are usually intended for developers to experiment with various items, NPCs, and objects without affecting the rest of the game. An email has been doing the rounds suggesting that players who enter the room could receive a temporary suspension in order to "ensure the integrity" of characters and accounts. (more...)
Artificial tears Market - Global Market Analysis, Size, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2018 Artificial tears Market - Global Market Analysis, Size, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2018
- January 13, 2019

Packed with insightful information, the report has been delivered in an easy-to-read format with charts, tables, and other illustrations that highlight the study's most pertinent data. MarketInsightsReports provides syndicated market research on industry verticals including Healthcare, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Technology and Media, Chemicals, Materials, Energy, Heavy Industry, etc . (more...)
Toyota unveils last Supra teaser pic ahead of its Detroit premiere Toyota unveils last Supra teaser pic ahead of its Detroit premiere
- January 13, 2019

Said to have been posted on Twitter by Toyota's Mexican arm and discovered by American motoring publication Jalopnik, an official-looking video has shown the Supra in the full metal for the first time - with previous leaks and teaser images offering small highlights. (more...)
Red Dead Online finally gets battle royale mode, more story missions coming Red Dead Online finally gets battle royale mode, more story missions coming
- January 13, 2019

This mode is basically inspired by the Battle Royale genre. But that's not all, " Gun Rush " mode will be presented in two variations: team mode where kill counts are tacked onto a leaderboard, and the free-for-all variation most commonly associated with this type of gameplay. (more...)
Windows 10 will reserve 7GB of your storage just for updates Windows 10 will reserve 7GB of your storage just for updates
- January 13, 2019

In November of past year Microsoft's anti-piracy systems also accidentally disabled legitimate Windows 10 Pro systems . "Without reserved storage , if a user nearly fills up her or his storage , several Windows and application scenarios become unreliable", Microsoft explained in a blog post . (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 launched: Threat to other Budget smartphones Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 launched: Threat to other Budget smartphones
- January 13, 2019

Furthermore, Xiaomi has also confirmed that the Redmi Note 7 Pro is also slated to launch after the Spring Festival this year, and it is expected to come with a 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 sensor . It is availablein three colour options - Twilight Gold, Fantasy Blue, and Bright Black colour options. This also means the Redmi Note 7 Pro could have a slightly higher price compared to the Yuan 999 starting price of the regular variant, which comes to around Rs 10,000 Plus. (more...)
Here's a look at AMD's own Radeon VII benchmarks for 25 games Here's a look at AMD's own Radeon VII benchmarks for 25 games
- January 13, 2019

HardOCP has created a table of benchmark results featuring the new Radeon VII by distilling info provided in the AMD press-deck footnotes. On average, the Radeon VII is putting up scores that are roughly 29 percent faster than the Radeon RX Vega 64 . (more...)
Apple's AirPower charging mat has finally entered production Apple's AirPower charging mat has finally entered production
- January 13, 2019

And after months of wait, the AirPower just disappeared into the air. What's more, we haven't heard a peep about the product from Apple, leaving many to wonder if it would ever launch or if Apple perhaps scrapped it entirely. Pegatron has a long relationship with Apple, producing some of the company's most popular products. This would suggest that previous reports of a release in the first quarter of 2019 were accurate. (more...)
Blizzard Pay Tribute To Stan Lee With World Of Warcraft NPC Blizzard Pay Tribute To Stan Lee With World Of Warcraft NPC
- January 13, 2019

Twitter user Bas Schouten discovered that an NPC character called Stanley had been added to the long-running MMO in the 8.1.5 patch on the Public Test Realm. The location of these two alternative NPCs is now unknown. Thanks to the awesome folks at WoWHead , they not only spotted Stan Lee in Azeroth - but captured his essence in the video above for all to enjoy. (more...)
Geralt of Rivia Joins Monster Hunter Geralt of Rivia Joins Monster Hunter
- January 13, 2019

Capcom also says Monster Hunter World's Witcher collaboration was developed closely with CD Projekt Red, the studio behind The Witcher games. This date only applies to PS4, and Xbox One, with PC to follow at a later date . In case you missed it, here's the trailer for the event. Are you looking forward to hunting down monsters with the Witcher of lore himself? Video game stories from other sites on the web. (more...)
Mortal Kombat 11 cover star won't surprise you in the least Mortal Kombat 11 cover star won't surprise you in the least
- January 13, 2019

An animated film is on the way and there is already a pretty interesting cast rumored including Community's Joel McHale. Not surprisingly, the cover features a familiar character, Scorpion, who has appeared in all of the Mortal Kombat games since its initial release in 1992. (more...)
Unity rules change suddenly leaves many games in trouble Unity rules change suddenly leaves many games in trouble
- January 13, 2019

Unity reportedly changed its terms of service to specifically disallow services like SpatialOS from functioning with its game engine, Improbable said in a blog post on Thursday. 'Improbable published a blog post regarding their relationship with Unity earlier today . If a game developer runs a Unity-based game server on their own servers or generic cloud instances (like GCP, AWS or Azure), they are covered by our EULA. (more...)
U Deluxe Adds A Secret Playable Character U Deluxe Adds A Secret Playable Character
- January 13, 2019

There is a wide variety of additional game modes to entertain players of all skill levels, and with up to four player multiplayer**, you and your friends and family members can all play together. That game also allows you to play as Mario, Luigi , Toad and Nabbit, and, new to the game series, Toadette. Ultimate . While previous ones have been themed around certain kinds of Spirits, this week's event will give players a chance to earn some extra bonuses. (more...)
AI identifies precancerous cervix higher than human consultants, report says AI identifies precancerous cervix higher than human consultants, report says
- January 13, 2019

He said the cancer can develop from the human papillomavirus . The screening is made for testing pre-cancer and cancer in women. The clinics segment dominates the market for cervical cancer screening, which are followed by the hospitals and laboratories segments. (more...)
Lexus LC Convertible Concept drops roof for more drama Lexus LC Convertible Concept drops roof for more drama
- January 13, 2019

That arrives in form of the all-new LC Convertible Concept . Lexus hasn't provided any technical details for its "aspirational halo vehicle", but the inevitable production version would most likely be available as an LC500 with the aforementioned 5.0-litre V8 - which develops 471bhp in the coupe - and as an LC500h with a V6 hybrid powertrain. (more...)
Memory monster! Lexar launches 1TB SD card Memory monster! Lexar launches 1TB SD card
- January 13, 2019

The 1TB Lexar Professional 633x SDXC UHS-I card is available now at an MSRP of $499.99. The Lexar Professional 633x SDXC UHS-I card, to give it its full name, offers a read speeds of 95MB/s - making it perfectly suitable for 4K video shooting, or for high-speed continuous shooting. (more...)
Dead Or Alive 6 Beta Given Surprise Release Dead Or Alive 6 Beta Given Surprise Release
- January 13, 2019

It's entirely free, too. The European version can be downloaded by anyone with a PSN account, but you still need a PS Plus subscription to play it, so in effect it's the same deal. Moreover, it's important to note that your save data won't carry over to the full game. The Dead or Alive 6 Online Beta Test is immediately available to download. (more...)
Epic Games Store Now Matches Steam's Refund Policy Epic Games Store Now Matches Steam's Refund Policy
- January 13, 2019

The Epic Games Store will let players refund any game purchased within 14 days and played for less than two hours. Preorders can be cancelled for a full refund at any time prior to release; after release of "any playable version of the game, including beta versions", the 14 days/two hours rule will apply. (more...)
Bungie Splits With Activision, Keeps Destiny Bungie Splits With Activision, Keeps Destiny
- January 13, 2019

However, the firm observed that the split is likely to benefit Destiny going forward. 'Ultimately, we think this decision is probably for the best for Destiny as a franchise, as we think having two head cooks in the kitchen with somewhat divergent views created some issues with the development process and led the game down some blind alleys, ' the company wrote ( via GameSpot ). (more...)
Telenav integrates Amazon Alexa into automotive navigation systems Telenav integrates Amazon Alexa into automotive navigation systems
- January 13, 2019

It is worth noting that this figure does not cover Amazon-branded products alone but includes thousands of other third-party gadgets that are compatible as well. As the name suggests, the Echo Auto will get synced with the user's vehicle. Like its rival, users can ask Alexa to navigate map instructions, query weather conditions, control music plus much more. (more...)
Tips, tricks and how to download 1-Shot trial Tips, tricks and how to download 1-Shot trial
- January 13, 2019

Note: this demo is available until 1/31/2019. For everyone else that is not really interested in playing the demo, this video will give you an idea of the graphical improvements between these two games. If you own a powerful enough PC, PS4, and Xbox One, you can download the demo on each and play through it on every machine. Was it to be like REmake , essentially the same game as the original with much improved visuals and dialogue, and slight story changes? It's a pretty strict and harsh ... (more...)
Kingdom Hearts III's epilogue won't be available until January 30 Kingdom Hearts III's epilogue won't be available until January 30
- January 13, 2019

The first, scheduled for release alongside the game on January 29, will be the typical bug fixes along with a "Memory Archive" story recap. Square Enix has detailed a number of free updates coming to Kingdom Hearts III at or around launch, via a series of tweets . (more...)
Samsung may have accidentally posted the S10 ahead of its reveal Samsung may have accidentally posted the S10 ahead of its reveal
- January 13, 2019

The company has already confirmed that the Galaxy S10 will launch on February 20. Here are the top features expected on the upcoming Galaxy S10. If the report from the outlet is accurate, it means the most premium Galaxy S10 model could offer great battery life that could challenge all of its 2019 rivals. (more...)
Folding Samsung phone tipped for two batteries to power its two displays Folding Samsung phone tipped for two batteries to power its two displays
- January 13, 2019

Now Samsung has confirmed those rumours, announcing that the new phone range will be unveiled at 7pm United Kingdom time. The average Android flagship smartphone in 2018 had around a 3,500mAh battery , meanwhile. To recall the prices of Samsung Galaxy Note9 , it was launched for Rs 67,900 for the base 6GB RAM variant, while its 8GB RAM option will set you back to Rs 87,900. (more...)
HTC Announces Vive Eye-Tracking Technology and Game Subscription Package HTC Announces Vive Eye-Tracking Technology and Game Subscription Package
- January 12, 2019

The company introduced its all-new Vivo Pro Eye at the ongoing CES 2019. HTC reported that its Cosmos VR headset would have "the capability to be powered by more than a traditional gaming PC", although that's a vague statement and the company did not offer further details. (more...)