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OnePlus moved the OnePlus 6T launch event, because Apple OnePlus moved the OnePlus 6T launch event, because Apple
- October 21, 2018

Witness the unveiling of the OnePlus 6T at KDJW Stadium (inside Indira Gandhi Stadium Complex) in New Delhi on October 30 . Meanwhile, OnePlus is an excellent story of its own, and has quietly become one of the best smartphone makers in the world. (more...)
Google Maps lets you share your ETA via third-party apps Google Maps lets you share your ETA via third-party apps
- October 19, 2018

Journey sharing is also available for driving, walking, and cycling navigation with today's update. You can download the update for the app now via the Play Store or the App Store . The feature is available now, so you can update to the latest version of Google Maps to use it. This is not directly relevant to us, but you might as well be aware. (more...)
Apple iPhone Xr - South African pricing Apple iPhone Xr - South African pricing
- October 19, 2018

Well, let's not pretend that is has everything that the XS has, because it doesn't. The iPhone XR also has a slightly larger screen than the iPhone XS at 15.5cm, and has an LCD screen instead of the XS's OLED screen. The iPhone XR will go on sale in more than 50 countries and territories including Singapore from Oct 26, Apple Singapore said in its news release on Wednesday. (more...)
The Red Dead Redemption 2 Launch Trailer Has Us Sweating The Red Dead Redemption 2 Launch Trailer Has Us Sweating
- October 19, 2018

Anyway, with no further ado, here's today's trailer. You should get in touch with your local store to confirm when you will be able to get Red Dead Redemption 2 physical copies if you are not interested in buying the digital copy. Former L.A. Noire developer Jenn Sandercock shared that she was told to stop holding 30-minute "Cake Days" each week by Rockstar (made clear in a separate tweet ), who published and co-developed the game. (more...)
Samsung unveils Always Connected Galaxy Book2 PC Samsung unveils Always Connected Galaxy Book2 PC
- October 19, 2018

Samsung is also bundling the keyboard cover and the S Pen along with the device for consumers. The second generation of machines, however, uses the Snapdragon 850 , a variant of the Snapdragon 845 that's designed for the bigger batteries and higher power dissipation of laptops and tablets. (more...)
Apple announces October 30th NYC event, new iPads and Macs expected Apple announces October 30th NYC event, new iPads and Macs expected
- October 19, 2018

Earlier today, Apple sent out invitations for yet another media event where the company is expected to introduce a slew of new hardware, including new iPads and more. EST. One rumor suggests that the new model will have Touch ID, a fingerprint sensor, but will lack the touchscreen Touch Bar found on Macbook Pro models. (more...)
Sam's Club iPhone XR preorder deal gets you a $100 gift card
- October 19, 2018

The iPhone XR will be available for pre-order soon, and we've got all of the pricing details you need to know before you buy. We don't expect it to be far off from the pre-order period though but nevertheless, we'll keep you posted once we received such info from the company. (more...)
Huawei Unveils Powerful New 'Mate 20 Pro' Flagship Smartphone Huawei Unveils Powerful New 'Mate 20 Pro' Flagship Smartphone
- October 19, 2018

The primary sensor comes with a 40-megapixel lens with a f/1.8 aperture along with 20-megapixel ultra-wide angle with f/2.2 aperture and an 8-megapixel telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture. Taking a similar moniker to Huawei's Huawei MateBook X laptop , the Mate 20 X is a big-screen sibling to the rest of the Mate 20 range. Huawei is also targeting Samsung's Note flagships with the introduction of the M-Pen. (more...)
Winamp is rising from the dead, version 6 coming in 2019 Winamp is rising from the dead, version 6 coming in 2019
- October 19, 2018

It was a sad day almost five years ago when the people behind Winamp, the greatest desktop media player ever created (and I'll hear no more about it), announced that the venerable llama-whipping app was going away. The question now is whether software like Winamp music player still has its place in the landscape today. Aside from the pledge to unite all these sources under one app, there isn't much detail as to how - or which services will be available in the updated Winamp. (more...)
Amazon unveils new waterproof Kindle Paperwhite ereader with Audible support Amazon unveils new waterproof Kindle Paperwhite ereader with Audible support
- October 19, 2018

It is the lightest and thinnest Kindle Paperwhite , measuring 8.18mm in thickness and weighing in at 182g. The all-new Kindle Paperwhite still includes features customers love about Kindle like a glare-free display and a battery life measured in weeks. (more...)
Google boasts Titan M security chip in Pixel 3 Google boasts Titan M security chip in Pixel 3
- October 18, 2018

The Power Support Air Jacket is probably not the fanciest protective cover option out there, but it should get the job done competently enough to sweeten the Google Pixel 2 XL deal just a little bit more. Google went into some details about the security chip today, explaining that it borrowed some of the best features from its Titan chip, which is used for Google Cloud data centers. (more...)
Sky Mobile to offer 20GB Piggybank Data on new iPhone XR deals Sky Mobile to offer 20GB Piggybank Data on new iPhone XR deals
- October 18, 2018

The new iPhone XR is up for pre-order this Friday 19 October but it may sell out fast if rumours are accurate. The iPhone XR will go on sale in more than 50 countries and territories including Singapore from Oct 26, Apple Singapore said in its news release on Wednesday. (more...)
Was your personal data compromised in the Facebook hack? Was your personal data compromised in the Facebook hack?
- October 18, 2018

Users will see something like this if they've been affected by the recent Facebook hack . Especially since Facebook mentions that, "We're cooperating with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which is actively investigating and asked us not to discuss who may be behind this attack". (more...)
Google is 'exploring' a censored search tool for China Google is 'exploring' a censored search tool for China
- October 18, 2018

The Google chief executive also appeared to take a swipe at Baidu, operator of China's largest search engine, suggesting that a Google product would be competitive with local alternatives. Until now, everything we knew about Google's project for the Chinese market came from rumors and leaks and triggered controversies between the USA government and the company. (more...)
Galaxy Note 10 Display Could Be Even Bigger Than iPhone XS Max Galaxy Note 10 Display Could Be Even Bigger Than iPhone XS Max
- October 17, 2018

Although it wouldn't be the biggest smartphone on the market, it will be slightly larger than Apple iPhone XS Max which packs a 6.5-inch screen. Before the test it was possible to guess that more stamina will Galaxy Note9, because the capacity of its battery better than the iPhone Xs Max . (more...)
Porsche Panamera GTS and Sport Turismo GTS wagon details Porsche Panamera GTS and Sport Turismo GTS wagon details
- October 17, 2018

Both the Panamera GTS and its more wagonlike Sport Turismo receive their motivation from a 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 that produces 453 horsepower and 457 pound-feet of torque. The GTS also features one highlight that is new to the entire Panamera range - the head-up display. The display can be configured by the driver and projects all relevant information directly into his line of sight in full colour. (more...)
HMD Global launches the Nokia X7 in China HMD Global launches the Nokia X7 in China
- October 17, 2018

Regional pricing will start at the rough equivalent of $245 (1,699 yuan) for a 4GB RAM/64GB ROM configuration, going up to CNY 1,999 ($290) and CNY 2,499 ($360) respectively with 6GB RAM and either 64 or 128 gigs of internal storage. The rear panel sees a pill-shaped dual camera setup vertically placed just above the fingerprint sensor. It will be available in China on October 23 at JD official Nokia Shop. (more...)
Google announces that it will begin charging Android manufacturers for its apps Google announces that it will begin charging Android manufacturers for its apps
- October 17, 2018

Google recently was hit with a $5 billion fine from the European Union, and to avoid more fines while the company challenges the European Union in court, it is now complying with new regulatory rules. "We'll be working closely with our Android partners in the coming weeks and months to transition to the new agreements", wrote Hiroshi Lockheimer, Google's senior vice president of platforms, in a blog post. (more...)
Game tournaments are coming to Fortnite tomorrow, here's how to join in Game tournaments are coming to Fortnite tomorrow, here's how to join in
- October 16, 2018

So the players at the top will face off against each other, while those that are struggling in the tournament should be matched up. This means controller players will be going against mouse and keyboard and so on. Lucas and Conter, therefore, are "creating unauthorized derivative works of Fortnite by unlawfully modifying the game's code, and materially altering the game that the code creates, the experience of those who play it, and the experience of those who watch it being played", Epic ... (more...)
Palm Returns As A Small-Sized Companion Phone Palm Returns As A Small-Sized Companion Phone
- October 16, 2018

The new Palm is a tiny device that's not a phone, but rather acts as a companion smartphone that's created to encourage users to leave larger and more distracting smartphones at home. The Snapdragon 435 chipset is at the helm of Palm Phone. However, it is only available exclusively for Verizon customers since the phone will be sold as an add-on device to their existing plans. (more...)
Adobe bringing Photoshop to the iPad next year Adobe bringing Photoshop to the iPad next year
- October 16, 2018

Adobe today launched Premiere Rush CC to the masses, bringing pieces of Premiere Pro, Audition, and After Effects into one cross-platform video-editing suite. As for Project Gemini, it's a new app created to aid drawing and painting workflows. Photoshop CC for iPad is coming in 2019 and Adobe has said that it's working on an Android version for future release. (more...)
Huawei unveils Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, takes aim at Apple, Samsung Huawei unveils Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, takes aim at Apple, Samsung
- October 16, 2018

Alternatively, we'll be bringing you the local pricing and availability in a separate article. There's much to be excited about for those using their phones as entertainment too, however, from the generously proportioned screens - 6.39-inch 2K+ OLED on the Pro, 6.53-inch Full HD on the normal Mate, 7.2-inch Full HD on the X - to download speeds of up to 1.732Gbps over wi-fi and 1.4Gbps while out and about. (more...)
Diablo 3 Nintendo Switch Bundle Announced Diablo 3 Nintendo Switch Bundle Announced
- October 16, 2018

And really, who doesn't want to see Ganondorf fight Diablo? Nintendo just over two weeks out from BlizzCon 2018 has announced a Diablo-themed Switch bundle that includes a custom console, dock and carrying case. Basically, you're getting the sweet design and the carry case for free. You can take a look at the items below. The Switch version of Diablo III will include all the updates and DLC released to date, some new The Legend of Zelda-themed goodies, and will let players team up ... (more...)
Apple Event: Here's how to hear the keynote, watch the livestream Apple Event: Here's how to hear the keynote, watch the livestream
- October 16, 2018

But in totality, they're significant: The three new phones will work together to help drive up Apple's revenue as iPhones contribute about two-thirds of the company's sales. The XS and XS Max have dual 12-megapixel rear cameras and a dual 7-megapixel selfie camera - just like the iPhone X . I've lived in dongle hell for a year now, with the iPhone X as my main phone and a 2017 MacBook Pro as my main computer, and I can tell you that dongles are still must-have items. (more...)
Google Pixel 3, 3 XL will gain external microphone support Google Pixel 3, 3 XL will gain external microphone support
- October 16, 2018

Apart from rolling out the external microphone support to the Pixel phones , the older models are also set to gain many new camera software features. "At the same time as Pixel 3 launch (October 18th), we will introduce support for Android-compatible plugged-in external microphones in the default camera app for all Pixels". (more...)
'Red Dead Redemption 2' Has a 60-Hour Campaign 'Red Dead Redemption 2' Has a 60-Hour Campaign
- October 15, 2018

Once again players will step into the past to explore an enormous open-world, filled with activities, quests, hidden treasures, and that Liar's Dice game I don't understand. Most major retailers are targeting the $69 mark, which is miles better than paying nearly $100 for the standard edition through the Microsoft Store. "This part of the process is always about compromise and horse trading". (more...)
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 -- My best multiplayer match so far Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 -- My best multiplayer match so far
- October 15, 2018

It also set a record at the PlayStation Store for day one digital full game sales. According to GI.Biz, UK launch day sales of the physical, boxed game are down 50% from the last game - which is the lowest physical sales tally in 11 years . (more...)
Sony has fixed the PSN messaging bug that bricked consoles Sony has fixed the PSN messaging bug that bricked consoles
- October 15, 2018

There are reports of a PS4 messaging hack which is bricking consoles. One of the team members, though, did not face the problem, as their message settings were toggled to "Private" mode. Messaging. On that last page, change "Messages" to either "Friends only" or "No one". Another suggestion involves running a factory reset on your console, though you may want to look at that as a last resort. (more...)
BlizzCon Merch Store May Have Leaked New Diablo Title BlizzCon Merch Store May Have Leaked New Diablo Title
- October 15, 2018

Yesterday, a Blizzard Entertainment representative told Business Insider cross-console play for the Diablo III Eternal Collection was in the works - and talks were now underway with both Sony and Microsoft about making their versions of the game compatible with the upcoming Nintendo Switch release. (more...)
How to Play Fallout 76 Before the Beta How to Play Fallout 76 Before the Beta
- October 15, 2018

Not before the official 76 BETA, however, which is on 23 October to anyone who pre-ordered the game. "It's finally time the rest of the world sees what a gem West Virginia is". "Our goal is to welcome each and every one of the game's players to Almost Heaven", said Tourism Commissioner Chelsea Ruby. Multiplayer is the headlining game-changer, but that one, seemingly simple change has had a knock-on effect on Bethesda's design decisions across the board. (more...)