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Qualcomm launches 5G integrated mobile platform Qualcomm launches 5G integrated mobile platform
- February 27, 2019

In fact the company already has two 5G modems announced: the Snapdragon X50 that will show up in phones like the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G and the LG V50 ThinQ 5G , and the Snapdragon X55 announced this year. The new products extend Qualcomm Technologies' 5G and 4G leadership with a unique modem-to-antenna solution for both mmWave and sub-6 GHz spectrum to power the second wave of 5G devices. (more...)
HTC 5G Hub launching Q2 2019 HTC 5G Hub launching Q2 2019
- February 27, 2019

HTC highlighted that the hotspot will work with its Vive Focus headset without cables, delivering the VR and AR experience. Of course, the HTC 5G Hub can come in handy on the go and in the office in addition to satisfying your home entertainment needs. (more...)
Three classic ‘Resident Evil’ games come to the Switch on May 21st Three classic ‘Resident Evil’ games come to the Switch on May 21st
- February 27, 2019

Resident Evil 0 dropped in 2002 for the GameCube while Resident Evil 4 took things in a different direction on the Game Cube in 2005. Capcom has announced that Resident Evil 4 , Resident Evil 4 and Resident Evil HD will release on Nintendo Switch on May 21st. (more...)
5G already has its own security flaws 5G already has its own security flaws
- February 27, 2019

The trio of attacks, discovered by a group of academics, is believed to be the first time vulnerabilities have been uncovered that affect both the most widely used wireless cellular technology and the one hailed as its super-speedy and more secure successor, according to TechCrunch , which detailed the flaws ahead of their reveal Tuesday. (more...)
Apple Watch may finally gain sleep-tracking abilities in 2020 Apple Watch may finally gain sleep-tracking abilities in 2020
- February 27, 2019

Apple is reportedly working on bringing a feature to the Apple Watch that has been noticeably absent since the wearable's inception: sleep tracking. Today's report is from Bloomberg's Mark Gurman, and he claims that Apple will one-up Samsung and other wearable manufacturers (including FitBit) with the next Apple Watch. (more...)
Meet Overwatch's new DPS/support hybrid hero, Baptiste Meet Overwatch's new DPS/support hybrid hero, Baptiste
- February 27, 2019

His weapon, the Biotic Launcher , is a hitscan rifle that can inflict damage on his target with 3-round-bursts, but it can also fire healing biotic projectiles; the projectile heals all allies within an AoE. Exo Boots (Passive): By first crouching, Baptiste can jump higher . With Regenerative Burst , Baptiste activates an intense surge that heals himself and nearby allies over time. (more...)
MicroSD Express offers fastest speeds ever MicroSD Express offers fastest speeds ever
- February 26, 2019

The SD Association has introduced the new microSD Express standard. The new format is roughly seven times faster than the fastest microSD card on the market now. It is part of the pending SD 7.1 specifications. The microSD Express technology uses the same PCIe 3.1 and NVMe v1.3 specifications that are now used in computers to power SSDs. (more...)
Huawei unveils Mate X folding phone to rival Samsung Galaxy Fold Huawei unveils Mate X folding phone to rival Samsung Galaxy Fold
- February 26, 2019

If it does decide to manufacture the device, it's likely to be expensive; Samsung's Galaxy Fold will set buyers back €2,000 at launch, and Huawei's "faster" Mate X foldable will cost a whopping €2,299. It should be noted than neither the Mate X nor the Galaxy Fold have been made accessible to the press to actually touch, use and get a feeling of the phones. (more...)
Sprint’s 5G wireless launch, planned for May, could be the country’s first
- February 26, 2019

Pressure to be the "first" to 5G has resulted in a massive marketing war. Company officials declined to say how Sprint's 5G plans will be sold to consumers, or at what price. Houston, Los Angeles, New York City, Phoenix and Washington, D.C., will also have Sprint's 5G service in the first half of this year, the company said. (more...)
AT&T pulls all ads from YouTube over paedophilia controversy AT&T pulls all ads from YouTube over paedophilia controversy
- February 26, 2019

YouTube said it had removed some of the content, which violated its policies against child endangerment, nudity and other behavior it considers inappropriate. He said some of the videos on the platform, which is owned by Google, carried ads for top brands including Disney. Other remarks praise the children, jump to points in the video that picture children's legs or buttocks, ask whether they're wearing underwear, or simply insert strings of sexually suggestive emojis. (more...)
Mysterious Bethesda placeholders appear on Amazon Mysterious Bethesda placeholders appear on Amazon
- February 26, 2019

With no real details to work off, the new game could be anything. We now know nothing about the game, as the store page has placeholder images, no description, and a placeholder release date. That said, we're still expecting Wolfenstein: Youngblood from Bethesda this year. We've reached out to Bethesda to comment on the matter and will update the article as soon as there's some word. (more...)
Microsoft's Next Console To Be Called "Xbox Scarlet"
- February 25, 2019

There is more evidence. This implies that Microsoft is using the Xbox installation frame/service plumbing instead of porting each game one by one. Don't expect a full reveal, though, Microsoft probably won't wanna give too much away, but we should at least see some kind of confirmation that it's working on two new gaming consoles, both of which are likely to be released in 2020. (more...)
Volkswagen T-Roc R unveiled Volkswagen T-Roc R unveiled
- February 25, 2019

Don't expect any great shocks in the spec, then, or for what's there to change much before production is confirmed. It's mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission and all-wheel-drive system and will see the T-Roc R sprint to 62 miles per hour in only 4.9 seconds. (more...)
(2019-2025) Aluminum Master Alloy Market Useful Research Conclusions|Business Plans|Strategies With Forecast (2019-2025) Aluminum Master Alloy Market Useful Research Conclusions|Business Plans|Strategies With Forecast
- February 25, 2019

In addition to this, replacement of these bots with humans at hazardous places is also a driving factor for the artificial intelligence chips market . Additionally, the Clinical Intelligence market size has been discussed in depth, in terms of its revenue as well as sales volume, in addition to the list of the top players vying with one another for consolidating their position in the market . (more...)
Here are the main specs for Microsoft's HoloLens 2 headset, Azure Kinect Here are the main specs for Microsoft's HoloLens 2 headset, Azure Kinect
- February 25, 2019

Microsoft's technical fellow and HoloLens creator Alex Kipman lead the announcement today, revealing a host of features for the new MR HMD. Microsoft also more than tripled the comfort of the device by adjusting the center of gravity so the device should be literally "float on your head". (more...)
Oppo's foldable phone has been shown off (sort of) Oppo's foldable phone has been shown off (sort of)
- February 25, 2019

The video dives deep into the Galaxy Fold's unique new design, which consists of a large foldable OLED screen on the inside and a small secondary OLED screen on the outside so the phone can still be used when it's folded shut. There is no headphone jack on the phone, like the Galaxy Fold. Huawei overtook Apple a year ago to become the second largest smartphone manufacturer in the world, behind Samsung . (more...)
Sony Reveals Xperia 1; Features 4K HDR OLED Display Sony Reveals Xperia 1; Features 4K HDR OLED Display
- February 25, 2019

You can also record videos in 21:9 as mentioned above. We're looking at a 6-inch screen for the Xperia 10 (above), and a 6.5-inch display for the Xperia 10 Plus (below). The Xperia 1 is powered by Qualcomm's latest and greatest Snapdragon 855 SoC along with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage . While the two share Black and Silver Navy colors in common, the Xperia 10 gets an exclusive Pink option while only the Xperia 10 Plus has a Gold color. (more...)
See Samsung's Galaxy Fold From Every Angle In This Detailed Hands-On Video
- February 25, 2019

The Huawei Mate X will be available in mid-2019 for 2299 Euros. At today's conversation rates, this is approximately A$3500. The BBC's great article quoted Huawei's consumer devices chief (and on-stage MCW 2019 Mate X presenter) Richard Yu noting the price was "very expensive" but that "he hoped it would be reduced over time". (more...)
Samsung reveals new Galaxy A phones at MWC Samsung reveals new Galaxy A phones at MWC
- February 25, 2019

Both phones are equipped with ultra-wide rear cameras as well. The Galaxy A30 received a complete downgrade in the camera department - dual 16 MP + 5 MP setup, the second having wide-angle lens, while the selfie snapper is 16 MP as well, but with a brighter aperture. (more...)
Google Assistant doubles down on mobile at MWC with physical buttons Google Assistant doubles down on mobile at MWC with physical buttons
- February 25, 2019

The search giant also confirmed that few devices from Xiaomi, Vivo, and TCL too will be getting the hardware button. The button is also coming to new phones by TCL and Vivo, including the V15 Pro, Google said. Google hasn't revealed any such intentions as of now, but we'll know soon if these phones do feature an option to remap or not. Google also states that tapping the assistant button will no longer act as if the home button was simply long-pressed. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3, Xiaomi Mi 9 launched at MWC in Barcelona Xiaomi Mi Mix 3, Xiaomi Mi 9 launched at MWC in Barcelona
- February 25, 2019

This means that the new Mi MIX 3 is also running the Snapdragon 855, Qualcomm's latest and greatest 7nm SoC. Thanks to the magnetic slider construction, Xiaomi is able to tout an impressive 93.4 percent screen-to-body ratio. Plus, the phone has a dedicated hardware button for calling up Google Assistant. Xiaomi also announced the Mi 9 for the European market. Consumers who might not be so interested in 5G will have the Xiaomi Mi 9 to long for. (more...)
LG unveils dual-screen 5G smartphone LG unveils dual-screen 5G smartphone
- February 25, 2019

What's the LG V50's price , when will it be released, and when can you buy it? When it comes to raw specs, the LG G8 ThinQ has most of the features you'd expect from a flagship phone in 2019. LG mobile this evening at its MWC event in Barcelona showed the World what its plans for the future of mobile. Notably, the selfie shooter is also accompanied by the Time-of-Flight (ToF) sensor, which LG calls the Z camera. (more...)
Microsoft to unveil new consoles at E3 Microsoft to unveil new consoles at E3
- February 25, 2019

A rumor has started to go around that apparently two next generation Xbox consoles will be getting revealed at Microsoft's E3 2019 conference. Microsoft would decide to take its time so that the launch of the machine is accompanied by Halo Infinite which will however also be available on Xbox One . (more...)
China's Huawei set to unveil 5G phone with folding screen China's Huawei set to unveil 5G phone with folding screen
- February 25, 2019

Huawei, which is also the world's biggest producer of telecoms equipment, is under intense scrutiny in the West over USA -led allegations of enabling Chinese state espionage, accusations which the company denies. The Mate X features an 8-inch screen and when unfolded, it measures just 5.4mm thin So what is it that makes the foldable Mate X so special compared to the competition? The Mate X comes in interstellar blue (the little of it that isn't screen), though that's hard to see in real ... (more...)
Intel: 5G modem chips will not appear in phones until 2020 Intel: 5G modem chips will not appear in phones until 2020
- February 25, 2019

According to Bloomberg , Apple will let devs transition iPad apps to macOS starting this year, and in 2020 it plans to expand the SDK to allow iPhone apps to be ported in the same way. Given Intel's delay in the delivery of consumer-ready 5G modem chips , it remained unclear whether Apple Inc iPhones would have 5G technologies in 2019. (more...)
Android update bricks Nike's $350 self-lacing sneakers Android update bricks Nike's $350 self-lacing sneakers
- February 24, 2019

The shoes were released on Sunday. However, self-tying is just one feature of Nike's Adapt BB sneakers . It's another blow to Android in the USA which has for years faced the stigma of being less secure and stable than its major rival iOS. (more...)
Microsoft brings Dynamics 365 augmented reality apps to Android and iOS Microsoft brings Dynamics 365 augmented reality apps to Android and iOS
- February 24, 2019

On Android, Microsoft is porting over its Dynamics 365 Remote Assist, which will be available from April. As part of a broader set of updates for Dynamics 365 today, Microsoft announced that two of its mixed reality apps, Product Visualize and Remote Assist, will soon come to iOS and Android, respectively. (more...)
Nike working to fix problem with self-lacing shoes Nike working to fix problem with self-lacing shoes
- February 24, 2019

As many angry reviews note, without that app the shoes lose all functionality. Nike running shoes the Adapt BB for $350 - it's a novelty that can sorvatsya, and all their functions can be controlled from the smartphone screen. People say this shoe does not work properly. The app pairs with the shoes and lets you adjust the tightness of the laces, customise the lights and see, uh, how much battery life your shoes have left. (more...)
Huawei MateBook X Pro and MateBook 14 hands-on review Huawei MateBook X Pro and MateBook 14 hands-on review
- February 24, 2019

This is an more advanced version of Huawei Share, connecting phones and tablets to laptops with - you guessed it - a single tap. You can also use this to capture screenshots of your desktop and transfer them to your phone, and should you shake and tap you're able to record the active screen . (more...)
Facebook Removes Onavo Protect VPN App From Google Play Store Facebook Removes Onavo Protect VPN App From Google Play Store
- February 24, 2019

Facebook's VPN claimed to secure your personal information, but also admitted it'd be harvesting data including the "time you spend using apps, mobile and Wi-Fi data you use per app, the websites you visit, and your country, device and network type". (more...)