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Zenimax and Facebook’s VR Lawsuit has Finally Been Settled Zenimax and Facebook’s VR Lawsuit has Finally Been Settled
- December 14, 2018

In the end, ZeniMax and Facebook settled the case and have both chose to move on. In the complaint, the company's lawyers claimed that John Carmack, former employee of ZeniMax and programming legend behind the idTech engine, had allowed ex id Software Creative Director Matt Hooper back into the offices at night to work on an "attack plan" for a mobile VR device that would eventually become the Gear VR. (more...)
Qualcomm seeks broader China iPhone ban as Apple pushes software update Qualcomm seeks broader China iPhone ban as Apple pushes software update
- December 14, 2018

Qualcomm a few days ago scored a legal win against Apple in China , obtaining an injunction against several iPhone versions over alleged patent infringements. The dispute in China comes at a time when Apple's Greater China sales - the third-largest contributor to Apple's revenue by region - are already under pressure as the U.S. (more...)
Massive Leaks Reveal Galaxy S10 Price, Release Date, Storage And More Massive Leaks Reveal Galaxy S10 Price, Release Date, Storage And More
- December 14, 2018

The regular Galaxy S10 price will be £799 ($1,007) for the 128GB version and £999 ($1,260) for the 512GB variant. On the other hand, the Galaxy S10 (SM-G73F) it is thought will feature an in-screen camera hole display that measures 6.1 inches across. (more...)
The OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition is available today for $699 The OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition is available today for $699
- December 14, 2018

Notably, the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition went on sale exclusively in a special sale on December 13 through the OnePlus Experience Store in Connaught Place, New Delhi. "The new device marks the start of a long-term partnership, celebrating a shared passion for speed". The McLaren edition features a black carbon fiber design with orange elements around the rim. (more...)
You can now buy the 10GB-toting OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition You can now buy the 10GB-toting OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition
- December 14, 2018

OnePlus has been a disruptor in the smartphone phone industry, offering high-specced machines at competitive prices. The 6T McLaren Edition gets a 10GB RAM, which fits with the "Salute to Speed" theme. OnePlus also throws in a few extras like an AR-enabled book, a sample of McLaren carbon fiber, and a McLaren-branded 6T bumper case (the "karbon" version). (more...)
Can you go without a smartphone for a year for $100Gs? Can you go without a smartphone for a year for $100Gs?
- December 14, 2018

Now of course, the obvious question here is how VitaminWater will make sure the chosen contestants keep up their end of the bargain. According to VitaminWater they have found that 50 percent of people claim they couldn't live without their phones . (more...)
Google's upcoming Pixel 3 'Lite' XL will reportedly ditch the notch Google's upcoming Pixel 3 'Lite' XL will reportedly ditch the notch
- December 12, 2018

Whereas the standard Pixel 3 Lite will reportedly come with a 5.5-inch Full HD+ 18:9 LCD display, the Pixel 3 XL Lite will bump the size up to 6-inches and keep the same resolution and aspect ratio. Unfortunately, that doesn't mean they have a secondary selfie camera and stereo speakers like in the case of the Pixel 3. The Pixel 3 Lite has been pictured before on two occasions , and now we have renders of both the devices available courtesy of leaker @ OnLeaks , through 91mobiles. (more...)
OnePlus 6T Mclaren Edition announced with 10GB RAM and faster charging OnePlus 6T Mclaren Edition announced with 10GB RAM and faster charging
- December 11, 2018

Flip the phones over though and it's a very different story. OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition's official launch puts an end to all the rumours and speculations surrounding the phone. It also remains to be seen how the company manages to entice buyers to spend the extra bucks on the McLaren Edition. The OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition has a dual rear camera setup comprising a primary 16-megapixel Sony IMX519 sensor with an f/1.7 aperture and 1.22-micron pixels, paired with a secondary ... (more...)
Geralt from The Witcher is coming to Monster Hunter World Geralt from The Witcher is coming to Monster Hunter World
- December 11, 2018

The new content is billed as a massive expansion that continues the game's story from the end of Monster Hunter World and promises to tell more stories set in the massive game world . In the new collaboration, The Witcher's Geralt will take on a new contract. Content will be the same size as "ultimate" expansions of previous games. (more...)
Roger The Extremely Ripped Roo Dies Not Mirin, But At Age 12 Roger The Extremely Ripped Roo Dies Not Mirin, But At Age 12
- December 11, 2018

The kangaroo became famous online after the sanctuary shared photos of the ripped roo crushing metal buckets with its paws, flexing its pecs and kickboxing. Fans paid tribute including singer Natalie Imbruglia who said, 'He always brought a smile to my face. The last photo taken of Roger showed him idling on the ground as he waited to be fed. (more...)
Google+ to shut down early after leak exposes 52m users Google+ to shut down early after leak exposes 52m users
- December 10, 2018

What's more, the security hole has already been patched so the service's few remaining fans will be able to enjoy it, at least until the spring. Google's decision to shut down Google+ stems from the determination that "the significant challenges involved in maintaining a successful product that meets consumers' expectations" were simply too much to keep working on. (more...)
Australian Gamer Charged After Allegedly Assaulting His Wife While Streaming Australian Gamer Charged After Allegedly Assaulting His Wife While Streaming
- December 10, 2018

The man disappears from the screen, and the sound of a slap is heard, followed by crying. "Officers from Camden Police Area Command were contacted after a witness reported the alleged assault of a 21-year-old woman, believed to have been livestreamed about 8.30pm (Sunday 9 December 2018)". (more...)
Google Ends Android Ice Cream Sandwich Support At Google Play Store Google Ends Android Ice Cream Sandwich Support At Google Play Store
- December 10, 2018

The set also includes flashlight app, Sparkle Flashlight that was downloaded over a million times since it was made available on the Play Store nearly a year ago. The goal of this backdoor is to allow attackers to create fraudulent advertising impressions by constantly running an app and simulating ad clicks. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy A8s with 'Infinity-O' display launched in China: Key specifications Samsung Galaxy A8s with 'Infinity-O' display launched in China: Key specifications
- December 10, 2018

Testing of Samsung's next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S10 is in progress and someone working in the factory where the new device is being made has snapped a few sneaky shots and shared them with the world. The smartphone is set to come in Black (Green), Blue, and Silver colour options in China. Rumors are stating that the device will have a dual-camera at the front, and a quad-camera configuration at the back. (more...)
The First Official Look at the New Samsung Galaxy A8S The First Official Look at the New Samsung Galaxy A8S
- December 10, 2018

In the meantime, a fresh batch of leaked images has emerged. The phone would most likely feature a cut-out in the panel for the front-facing cameras. The Galaxy S10 images you're seeing here show the backside of the device - both of them. The business-focused news outlet learned from sources that the rumored top-tier variant is going to have six camera lenses all in all. (more...)
Google launches AI-driven audio news feed Google launches AI-driven audio news feed
- December 10, 2018

However, these news briefings tend to come in longer, podcast-type audio segments. In the future, expect lots more publications to provide news covering all sorts of topics. Audio news on the Google Assistant will soon be going to roll out first to a limited number of people in the U.S. in English. Google Assistant , the AI program developed by the company, will manage the feed, allowing users to skip a story, go back or stop. (more...)
Production Ready Nissan GT-R50 Revealed: Priced at $1.12 Million Production Ready Nissan GT-R50 Revealed: Priced at $1.12 Million
- December 09, 2018

The GT-R50 will certainly attract at least 11 times as many stares as a GT-R does, though, so the money spent there may be worthwhile. Production of the striking Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign has been confirmed, with just 50 units being made. (more...)
O2 will give millions of customers compensation after mobile network outage O2 will give millions of customers compensation after mobile network outage
- December 09, 2018

A company spokeswoman said: 'We're very sorry about yesterday's data issue. The problem is said to have affected O2's 3G and 4G networks, and Swedish networking giant Ericsson later admitted that its software had caused the problem. 'We will be updating our customers later today on how we will make yesterday's data service issue up to them and we'd once again like to thank our customers for their patience'. (more...)
Google One subscribers can get up to $200 off Pixel 3/XL Google One subscribers can get up to $200 off Pixel 3/XL
- December 08, 2018

A number of owners of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL had reported the problems with the RAM, this new software update should sort out these issues. Pixel 3 users can also look forward to retooled autofocus behaviour and improved shutter performance after they install the update. (more...)
More Details For Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order More Details For Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order
- December 08, 2018

The new game features the same kind of action-RPG gameplay that made the franchise such a hit over a decade ago. It's nice to see the IP come back to life after being dormant for years. In addition to the series' traditional perspective, the new entry will let players select a dynamic, zoomed-in heroic view, allowing for a more immersive play style for single-player or multiplayer when using multiple systems. (more...)
Epic Games Store has launched: Massive Rival to Steam Revealed Epic Games Store has launched: Massive Rival to Steam Revealed
- December 08, 2018

The store has been set up to rival the massive online Steam run by developer Valve that offers thousands of PC games. The Store supports email and password accounts, and accounts from the Playstation Network, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, Facebook, and Google at the time of writing. (more...)
Crash Team Racing: Nitro Fueled Confirmed at The Game Awards Crash Team Racing: Nitro Fueled Confirmed at The Game Awards
- December 08, 2018

Crash Team Racing Nitro Fueled is a Crash Team Racing (PS1) remake complete with all of the original characters and courses. Let us know in the comments. The game is the fourth installment in the Crash Bandicoot series and focuses on the story of Crash Bandicoot and friends racing against the extraterrestrial villain Nitros Oxide, who seeks to turn all of the planet into a parking lot. (more...)
‘CS: GO’ Goes Free, Adds Battle Royale Mode ‘CS: GO’ Goes Free, Adds Battle Royale Mode
- December 08, 2018

In addition, these players will be automatically upgraded to Prime Status (both free of charge). Guns will behave the same as they do in other CS:GO modes, but you'll have to scramble to find weapons and cash- which you can use to buy more weapons and have them delivered to your position by drones. (more...)
Fallout 76 server Maintenance schedule confirmed as Bethesda take servers down Fallout 76 server Maintenance schedule confirmed as Bethesda take servers down
- December 08, 2018

Mostly it's your receipts for you power armor set requesting a new bag . Once orders for the set began shipping to players, their outcry prompted Bethesda to respond with a token of apology: a $5 voucher for Fallout 76's in-game cosmetics store. (more...)
New Far Cry Game's Name, Box Art Seemingly Leak New Far Cry Game's Name, Box Art Seemingly Leak
- December 08, 2018

Aside from the silent custom character you could create in Far Cry 5 , the series has not featured a playable woman protagonist yet. However, while the announcement trailer gave a decent look into the open-world action game, it didn't showcase really any raw gameplay. (more...)
‘Persona's' Joker Confirmed For ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ As DLC ‘Persona's' Joker Confirmed For ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ As DLC
- December 07, 2018

Surprised? Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime says that's the plan. But what nobody guessed was that the first new fighter would be Joker from Persona 5 , and it's no wonder they never predicted it because the game is a PlayStation exclusive. (more...)
Google removes 2 popular Android apps that enabled click fraud Google removes 2 popular Android apps that enabled click fraud
- December 07, 2018

Seven of these apps were created by Cheetah Mobile, Kochava said, and include CM File Manager , which was the subject of today's news, as well as Clean Master, CM Launcher 3D, Security Master, Battery Doctor, CM Locker, and Cheetah Keyboard. (more...)
Microsoft is Bringing its Edge Web Browser to Mac Microsoft is Bringing its Edge Web Browser to Mac
- December 07, 2018

Belfiore said that the Microsoft Edge people use today isn't changing but that Microsoft would evolve the browser code more broadly and offer an updated Microsoft Edge experience. So Edge will likely look more or less as it does now but with certain differences based on the new engine. That means that a new engine is needed, and according to reports it sounds like Google's Chromium will pick up the slack. (more...)
Google confirms Allo will shutdown in March Google confirms Allo will shutdown in March
- December 07, 2018

Allo's unique features came from its Google Assistant powered features such as automated replies, in-app search queries, video and GIF messages, and an Incognito option to make messages delete themselves after a certain period of time. Until that happens, Google is apparently "fully committed to supporting Hangouts users in the meantime". However, now it is not clear if all Hangouts users - and many of them are regular users who just have a Google account and aren't part of G Suite base - ... (more...)
Apple finally releases its first official case for iPhone XR Apple finally releases its first official case for iPhone XR
- December 06, 2018

Now, in what might arguably represent the latest of Apple's struggles to jump-start new iPhone XS and XR sales, a report published this week by Bloomberg notes that the company reassigned several of its marketing staff from the individual projects they were working on, to focusing exclusively on iPhone marketing. (more...)