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Nokia MWC 2019: When and where to watch the event livestream Nokia MWC 2019: When and where to watch the event livestream
- February 24, 2019

This leak also suggested that the company could be planning to launch the Nokia 9 PureView phone alongside some weaker smartphones. The company is expected to play on the nostalgic factor this year as well with the Nokia N9, which was the Windows phone that came with an eye-catching design at that time (October 2011). (more...)
Xiaomi just unveiled an incredibly cheap 5G smartphone at MWC 2019
- February 24, 2019

Since the Mi Mix 3 5G comes with a new chipset that has new CPU and GPU, the price is getting higher. The Mi MIX 3 5G has all the things you love from the regular Mi MIX 3 but swaps out the Snapdragon 845 for the newer and more powerful Snapdragon 845 processor . (more...)
Designer Imagines 'Folding iPhone X' in New Concept Designer Imagines 'Folding iPhone X' in New Concept
- February 24, 2019

The Samsung Galaxy Fold has been revealed by Samsung alongside the Galaxy S10 and while the foldable screen is stunning, there is a negative, the lack of headphone jack. Others in the race are Huawei, who is said to release its foldable phone this year, and Lenovo, who started creating its prototype. That means you'll be able to place the Galaxy Buds on the back of a Galaxy S10 phone and charge the buds wirelessly. (more...)
Apex Legends is dishing out free content for PS Plus members Apex Legends is dishing out free content for PS Plus members
- February 24, 2019

A fan on Reddit asked if Epic was going to add a respawn mechanic into Fortnite during the developer's Reddit AMA on February 23, and a producer at Epic Games responded. Of course, smash-hit battle royale game Apex Legends features a respawn mechanic that allows you to revive any teammates who have died in battle-so Epic could be interested in implementing a similar mechanic as a way to entice Apex players to return to Fortnite . (more...)
Samsung set to unveil new Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10 Plus phones Samsung set to unveil new Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10 Plus phones
- February 23, 2019

Samsung also states that the device is more powerful. Multiple reports suggest the Galaxy F or Galaxy Fold could cost anywhere between $1500 and $2000, meaning it will likely be inaccessible to most consumers. Next up is the ultrasonic fingerprint sensor, which should make unlocking the Galaxy S10 a cinch, as the reader is built directly into the display . (more...)
Want! Lego’s 1,471-Piece 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback Kit Is Sweet Want! Lego’s 1,471-Piece 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback Kit Is Sweet
- February 23, 2019

In addition, the vehicle bears functional features with attention to detail like the ability to adjust the lift of the rear axle, a removable roof panel, openable doors for a glimpse of the detailed interior or store items in the trunk, while even lifting the hood to reveal its large V8 engine with a battery, hoses and air filter. (more...)
The first 'Fortnite' World Cup kicks off April 13th The first 'Fortnite' World Cup kicks off April 13th
- February 23, 2019

Fortnite was bound to have a thriving esports presence because it's the biggest game in the world. The Fortnite World Cup Finals will consist of the top 100 solo players and the top 50 two-player teams from around the world. Eligible " Fortnite " competitors must be at least 13 years of age, and players under 17 will need permission from a parent or legal guardian. Other events will also take place during the finals of the World Cup, so it won't just be battle royales. (more...)
Oppo unveils 10x zoom camera setup and 5G phones at MWC 2019 Oppo unveils 10x zoom camera setup and 5G phones at MWC 2019
- February 23, 2019

Other details of the phone haven't been revealed in the official poster, but the phone's design sure suggests that Oppo is going the pop-up selfie camera option for the T1 smartphone. When combined, these cameras can shoot photos the equivalent of 16mm all the way up to 160mm. With the announcement today, Oppo is joining Samsung , which announced the Galaxy S10 5G in San Francisco early this week and Huawei , which is expected to introduce a foldable 5G smartphone at an event tomorrow. (more...)
HTC Vive Announces Focus Plus VR Headset With Dual 6DoF Controllers HTC Vive Announces Focus Plus VR Headset With Dual 6DoF Controllers
- February 23, 2019

According to HTC, the new Vive Focus Plus, which will target business customers, will be demonstrated in the upcoming 2019 Mobile World Congress (MWC) scheduled to open in Barcelona Feb. Virtual reality , for all intents and purposes, is still a fairly young space. Developers can also port existing PC VR content to the VIVE Focus Plus. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e and Ceramic White S10 Plus leak Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e and Ceramic White S10 Plus leak
- February 23, 2019

Cover your eyes now if you don't like foul language. Samsung is reportedly now gearing up to launch the third smartphone in its newly-launched Galaxy M series. If you happen to be a Samsung fan living in Los Angeles, Houston or on Long Island, New York, then you'll finally be able to buy Samsung products in their new stores directly. (more...)
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB Graphics Card Review Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB Graphics Card Review
- February 23, 2019

The GTX 1660 Ti is based on NVIDIA's latest Turing architecture that we previously saw on the RTX series of graphics card . No headsets support VirtualLink as yet and the 1660 Ti wouldn't really be a card you'd stick in multi-GPU configurations, anyway. (more...)
Canadian-made Cuphead may come to the Nintendo Switch Canadian-made Cuphead may come to the Nintendo Switch
- February 23, 2019

It's easy to envision a reality in which Microsoft looks to become the Netflix of video games: providing a streaming service on just about any device you can think of to play their games rather than having to buy a $500 system. Game Informer has corroborated this information with its own sources , adding that an announcement is expected sometime this year. You'll find that Ori and the Blind Forest is mentioned in the report above as well. (more...)
Sony's New Xperia Smartphones Leak Sony's New Xperia Smartphones Leak
- February 23, 2019

Not only has the famed leaker just posted renders of the Xperia 10 and 10 Plus, but now he has uploaded a new render of a smartphone that cuts a rather striking figure. A premium metal-and-glass device, that is, with a water and dust-resistant body, a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, and a significantly smaller battery than it was rumored at one point . (more...)
Here's a Look at Huawei's Foldable Mate X Here's a Look at Huawei's Foldable Mate X
- February 23, 2019

This means the outer display is a lot bigger than what the Galaxy Fold offers, but it also results in a lot of screen constantly being exposed to potential scratches and cracks. Assuming this turns out to be legit, are you looking forward to the Huawei Mate X? Other than the fact it will be 5G-capable, we know very little about the Mate X . (more...)
The NEW Office app is now public and available for all users The NEW Office app is now public and available for all users
- February 22, 2019

While I don't expect we'll see any Windows Core OS devices start shipping until, at the earliest, later this year (my bet is we won't see anything ship until 2020), that doesn't mean Microsoft can't start talking about them with developers and partners. (more...)
Facebook Now Offers More Location Settings On Android Facebook Now Offers More Location Settings On Android
- February 22, 2019

Now Facebook is introducing another option: Users can let Facebook track location only when they're using the app. The new feature follows a report from CNBC that Facebook had been using its own app and website to track the location of users that the company felt posed a threat to its employees and offices. (more...)
Mercedes-Benz SLC Final Edition revealed Mercedes-Benz SLC Final Edition revealed
- February 22, 2019

The door handles, mirrors and rear brace feature a high-gloss black finish with exclusive " SLC Final Edition" badges on the front fenders, below the chromed fin. While the SLC will depart us, the larger SL is likely to stick around. The appearance package is available in Graphite Grey with accents in high-gloss chrome and matte silver. (more...)
Apex Legends: Havoc Rifle Added to Game Apex Legends: Havoc Rifle Added to Game
- February 22, 2019

Last night, at 10pm United Kingdom time, the Apex Legends Twitter account revealed the new gun would be coming to the game today - so we're going to assume, at the latest, we'll see the firearm in the gun by 10pm tonight. It is a fully automatic assault rifle and is available in the game now. Much like the Devotion, the energy ammo LMG, you can also attach the Turbocharger Hop-Up to the Havoc to remove the autofire delay that is present on the weapon. (more...)
Logitech Revives Legendary MX518 Gaming Mouse With Modern Internals Logitech Revives Legendary MX518 Gaming Mouse With Modern Internals
- February 21, 2019

That's right: the Logitech G MX518 gaming mouse is out of retirement and once again available to buy. Logitech hasn't given an official release date yet, but PC gamers with a nostalgia itch may want to jump on the pre-order before it sells out. (more...)
Google Could Launch the First Good Netflix for Games at GDC Google Could Launch the First Good Netflix for Games at GDC
- February 21, 2019

All it shows is a hallway with a lit room at the end of it before telling us all to " Gather around " and that " All will be revealed at the Google Keynote". The most logical thing for Google to reveal will probably be an updated version of Project Stream , or perhaps even a finished product with a different name. (more...)
Paradox Interactive is bringing mod support to its Xbox One games Paradox Interactive is bringing mod support to its Xbox One games
- February 21, 2019

Paradox Interactive has announced that it's bringing Paradox Mods to Xbox One in partnership with Microsoft , starting with support in sci-fi city builder/survival strategy game Surviving Mars . "We really look forward to unlocking the world of modding for all members of our community, regardless of what system they are using to play our games", Ander also said. (more...)
Google's Nest hub has a microphone it forgot to mention Google's Nest hub has a microphone it forgot to mention
- February 21, 2019

Big Brother Watch, a United Kingdom -based organisation that campaigns on privacy and civil liberties tweeted today: " Google has secret microphones in home security product, Nest Guard". Silkie Carlo, director of UK-based privacy campaign group Big Brother Watch, said the incident would do little to help public trust around smart home devices. (more...)
Companies Halt YouTube Ads Following Reports Of Commenter Pedophile Network Companies Halt YouTube Ads Following Reports Of Commenter Pedophile Network
- February 21, 2019

YouTube users who clicked on videos of young girls engaged in what could be viewed as a sexually suggestive activity like gymnastics were then given recommendations by YouTube's algorithms to similar video clips, blogger Matt Watson said in a 20-minute video posted Sunday that has been viewed almost 1.8 million times. (more...)
Aston Martin teases new hypercar ahead of Geneva debut Aston Martin teases new hypercar ahead of Geneva debut
- February 21, 2019

A rough sketch of the 003 released last September shows a resemblance to the Valkyrie, and a new teaser released Tuesday leaves much less to the imagination. But don't think that means this is a track-only special: Aston promises the auto will be homologated for road use worldwide, with both left- and right-hand-drive variants. (more...)
Flipkart Mobile Bonanza: Big discounts and offers for Asus smartphones Flipkart Mobile Bonanza: Big discounts and offers for Asus smartphones
- February 21, 2019

The Redmi Note 6 Pro is one of the best mid-rangers to buy as it boasts of a 6.2-inch Full HD+ display, four cameras, powerful Snapdragon 636 to boot and a 4,000mAh battery that should be able to power the phone for a day's worth of usage. (more...)
Facebook Now Gives You More Granular Control Over Location Tracking on Android Facebook Now Gives You More Granular Control Over Location Tracking on Android
- February 21, 2019

If users granted the app the ability to access their location at any point, the app could collect that data no matter what, even when the app wasn't running in the foreground. It's noted that none of your previous choices in this regard will change, and Background Location will remain disabled if you never opted into Location Services . (more...)
Vivo’s notch-free V15 Pro has a 32-megapixel pop-up selfie camera Vivo’s notch-free V15 Pro has a 32-megapixel pop-up selfie camera
- February 21, 2019

I have been using the V15 Pro for a few days and have to tell, I am impressed with the camera, the exterior design and more. Even the front pop-up 32MP camera opens up really fast and most importantly takes stunning selfies. The phone gets a 6.39-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED Ultra FullView display with a resolution of 2340×1080 pixels. It could be run on Qualcomm's Snapdragon 675 processor and offer up to 6GB of RAM. (more...)
PUBG Mobile zombie mode Survive Till Dawn is out now PUBG Mobile zombie mode Survive Till Dawn is out now
- February 21, 2019

The PUBG Mobile 0.11.0 update is available now and includes the Resident Evil 2 crossover mode Zombie: Survive Till Dawn . It is a new time-limited event mode where players fight zombies and bosses from Resident Evil 2 and killing them gives items and resources. (more...)
By 2021 your iPhone apps will run on your Mac By 2021 your iPhone apps will run on your Mac
- February 20, 2019

Deploying it to iPhone , iPad , and Mac devices would be handled automatically by the Marzipan system, which would take the form of a software development kit (SDK) provided by Apple. They asked not to be identified discussing private matters. Apple didn't immediately respond to request for comment. Features like Handoff and Continuity Camera make it easier to start working on an iPhone and continue on the Mac, for example. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi 9 launch at 11:30 am today Xiaomi Mi 9 launch at 11:30 am today
- February 20, 2019

The Mi 9 has an in-display fingerprint scanner which is 25% faster than the previous generation. The Mi 9 standard edition comes in three sizes: for a handset with 6GB RAM and 128GB memory it costs ¥2,999 (roughly $450, £340, AU$620), for 8GB/128GB it's ¥3,299 ($490, £380, AU$690) and the special edition Alita: Battle Angel , with specs of 12GB/256GB, costs ¥3,999 ($600, £460, AU$830). (more...)