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Huawei to launch Mate 20 with 6.9-inch Samsung AMOLED screen Huawei to launch Mate 20 with 6.9-inch Samsung AMOLED screen
- June 14, 2018

A new rumor suggests the screen could be 6.9 inches, making it nearly as large as the likes of the Nexus 7 and other 7-inch tablets. That is all that the report reveals about the Mate 20 . The screen is expected to be the biggest highlight of the Mate 20. These are just based on speculations and we are yet to know more about the upcoming Huawei flagship smartphones. (more...)
Resident Evil 2 Remake: Trailer, Release Date, and Everything We Know Resident Evil 2 Remake: Trailer, Release Date, and Everything We Know
- June 14, 2018

It just holds its decayed dignity so well. Similar to the universally acclaimed 2002 remake of the original Resident Evil , this new version of Resident Evil 2 was built from the ground up, with top-of-the-line visuals and a more intuitive control scheme. (more...)
Huawei MediaPad M5 now available in the U.S Huawei MediaPad M5 now available in the U.S
- June 14, 2018

Which is good, because the Android website now has three new Huawei tablets to promote, too: Huawei's MediaPad M5 tablets, in 8.4- and 10.8-inch versions, and the 10.8-inch MediaPad M5 Pro , are now available. These tablets incorporate the elegant Huawei design language and are solid tablets for business. Both the 8.4-inch and 10.8-inch slates measure 0.29 inches thick, while the smaller model weighs 11.15 ounces, and the larger models weigh 17.56 ounces. (more...)
Trials Rising Launching February 2019 For Switch Trials Rising Launching February 2019 For Switch
- June 14, 2018

Yep, that's right, in another example of a game that's ideal for Switch, Trials Rising will be on the handheld/home console from Day One, which is great news for Ninty fans. "All pre-orders of Trials Rising include the Jungle Rider and Wild West Rider packs". Players will now have the freedom to customize and share any outfit or bike skin they want, resulting in endless possibilities. (more...)
After teasing a name change, IHOP says After teasing a name change, IHOP says "b" is for burgers
- June 14, 2018

In an attempt to mock IHOb's new branding, fast-food chain Burger King has changed its social media accounts to reflect its new title: Pancake King. "As it relates 'IHOb , ' I will say that they've done a great job at creating anticipation for what it was all about", says Bill McLaughlin, SVP Sales & Marketing at ShopAdvisor. (more...)
Aston Martin Rapide AMR revealed with 603 PS V12 Aston Martin Rapide AMR revealed with 603 PS V12
- June 14, 2018

The £194,950 Rapide AMR - costing £45,450 more than the standard Rapide S - closely echoes the concept shown at the Geneva motor show in 2017, with a front grille reminiscent of the track-only Vantage AMR Pro and circular daytime running lights similar to recent Zagato models. (more...)
Volvo Teases Polestar Engineered S60 Model Volvo Teases Polestar Engineered S60 Model
- June 14, 2018

A revised ECU raises the total power output of the Polestar Engineered to 409bhp - at least in the United States, though Volvo sources say that UK cars should be roughly the same. Not to be confused with the new Polestar EV brand , Polestar Engineered trim will include new wheels, brakes, suspension and engine control units. (more...)
Netflix May Soon Offer Video Game Streaming Netflix May Soon Offer Video Game Streaming
- June 14, 2018

Netflix's take on streaming games apparently involves remaking them on some level so they can play nice with the service. Each episode will stream as a video file, and you'll be able control them using any remote equipped with a directional pad and select buttons. (more...)
Final Fantasy XIV and Monster Hunter Final Fantasy XIV and Monster Hunter
- June 14, 2018

Final Fantasy XIV launched in 2010, but players and critics lamented its lack of content and poor gameplay. The trailer depicts a Rathian flying into the Final Fantasy XIV world, alongside a Palico that presumably can accompany players as a pet. (more...)
Vivo NEX announced with pop-up camera and in-display fingerprint sensor Vivo NEX announced with pop-up camera and in-display fingerprint sensor
- June 14, 2018

To do away with all the things that typically need to be on a smartphone's front side, Vivo implemented several daring technological solutions. "The launch of NEX finally brings an end to the industry's pursuit of a true bezel-less device". (more...)
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Is Free on PS Plus Now Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Is Free on PS Plus Now
- June 14, 2018

While there was no new Black Ops 4 news shared by Activision during Sony's E3 showcase, there was a big update made. PlayStation Live from E3 2018 saw a demo of Treyarch's upcoming Call of Duty Black Ops 4 and joining the presentation was David Vonderhaar from Treyarch to explain some of the features players will get to experience when the game launches. (more...)
Jaguar E-Pace gets more features Jaguar E-Pace gets more features
- June 14, 2018

Debuted on the all-electric I-PACE, Smart Settings learns the driver's habits and anticipates their needs to make their life easier. This gizmo does several things - it can sense when the driver is approaching the auto by scanning signals from the car's key fob and the user's smartphone and takes steps to adjust the seat, climate controls and infotainment system preferences according to what the driver usually selects. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 may boast 4000mAh battery Samsung Galaxy Note 9 may boast 4000mAh battery
- June 14, 2018

Perhaps by packing a larger battery. While neither of the Detroit woman's phones are on the recall list, there have been instances in which Samsung Galaxy S4 phones have also exploded. A Samsung spokesperson defended the practice in a statement to ABC News as strictly following federal guidelines put in place to protect the public with handling and shipping potentially unsafe or hazardous materials. (more...)
Apple's 2019 iPhones to finally adopt USB-C, rumor says Apple's 2019 iPhones to finally adopt USB-C, rumor says
- June 14, 2018

As we highlighted last week , the new USB Restricted Mode requires that an iPhone be unlocked with a passcode when connected to a computer via USB if the device has not already been unlocked in the last hour. There is a chance Apple will work its tech wizardry to create universal charging soon but it seems more likely this will come later, if at all. A customer views the new iPhone 7 smartphone inside an Apple Inc. (more...)
New game from Justin Roiland, Trover Saves the Universe New game from Justin Roiland, Trover Saves the Universe
- June 14, 2018

With Roiland voicing the characters, this really feels like we'll be exploring a small corner of Rick and Morty . The new title, dubbed Trover Saves the Universe will once again give players a chance to experience the crass and outrageous sense of humor of Justin Roiland . (more...)
Sony Is Making God of War Harder Sony Is Making God of War Harder
- June 14, 2018

No, this doesn't mean you'll be getting new content, but you will be able to experience the game a lot differently than the first time around. "You have a huge list of features, and so many of these things kind of get pushed down the list". (more...)
UK Child Sent to Rehab Because She Was Too Addicted to Fortnite UK Child Sent to Rehab Because She Was Too Addicted to Fortnite
- June 14, 2018

According to a report from The Mirror , everything seemed normal when the girl's parents purchased her an Xbox One for Christmas of a year ago. However, by mid-march, her school reported her slacking and snoozing in the class. The girl was taken to an addictions counsellor, Steve Pope, who said that this wasn't the first time that he's had parents raise concerns about Fortnite to him when it comes to their children. (more...)
Eurogamer: Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu And Eevee Will Have Mandatory Motion/Gyro Controls Eurogamer: Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu And Eevee Will Have Mandatory Motion/Gyro Controls
- June 14, 2018

At least, that's what Tsunekazu Ishihara, CEO of developer The Pokemon Company, is hoping for anyway. Those hoping to access those features in the upcoming Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu and Pokémon Let's Go Eevee will need Nintendo's premium online subscription . (more...)
The Last of Us Part II spans the gamut of human emotion
- June 14, 2018

The extended trailer shows both gameplay and thematic scenes. After some light disembowelment, the game goes into the usual The Last of Us stealth gameplay, confirming Ellie to be at least playable. She walks over to Ellie, and it's not long before the girl - who we learn is named Dina - joins Ellie on the sidelines for a few moments before pulling her onto the dance floor for the next song. (more...)
Microsoft's Office UI update includes a simpler, cleaner ribbon Microsoft's Office UI update includes a simpler, cleaner ribbon
- June 13, 2018

You can see the new icons in the image above, and as with the simplified ribbon , we'll see these launch in Word for Office.com this month before arriving to Insiders using Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for Windows later in June. Essentially, this ensures that icons have smooth lines and render correctly regardless of the display you view them on. A rollout for Outlook for Windows is planned for July, along with Outlook for Mac in August. (more...)
First official screenshots for Cyberpunk 2077 released
- June 13, 2018

One of the biggest reveals is that Cyberpunk 2077 will be a first-person game, with the studio leaving behind the third-person camera that it used in the Witcher series. Night City is a playground for dreamers, an urban jungle that offers luxury, excess... or a bullet to the brain if you mess with the corporations. (more...)
Net neutrality rules officially repealed in US Net neutrality rules officially repealed in US
- June 13, 2018

Groups taking the FCC's side in the case include CTIA, representing mobile providers AT&T , Verizon , Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc.; and NCTA - The Internet & Television Association, representing cable carriers such as Comcast Corp. (more...)
Transference launches this fall
- June 13, 2018

Players will experience the limits of techno-psychology and escape a maze-like puzzle concealing a corrupted truth. The backstory: When brilliant-but-troubled scientist Raymond Hayes experiments with brain data collected from himself and his family, their combined consciousness begins to form a dark and twisted digital simulation. (more...)
US net neutrality rules expire, court battle looms
- June 13, 2018

ISPs would only be punished by the FCC if they fail to disclose what the commission used to consider net neutrality violations. Continue reading to find out what changes today and what lies ahead for the charged issue. Pai attempted to bolster the FCC's decision through claims that the new regulations introduces stronger transparency laws and hence more protection for the consumer. (more...)
Google Home can now handle three voice requests in one go Google Home can now handle three voice requests in one go
- June 13, 2018

Google has not yet announced this feature officially, as the support page still says that it's limited to two commands only. Now, the company has officially confirmed that it is rolling out support for Google Home to hear that special prompt and then keep tabs on three separate commands. (more...)
Steam goes to China with the help of Perfect World Steam goes to China with the help of Perfect World
- June 13, 2018

Xiao, Perfect World's CEO, says the company will introduce more games to China through Steam China , "providing quality content and improving the experience for both gamers and developers". Within a group chat you have the option to add additional text channels, voice channels, member permissions. Voice chat has also been rebuilt from the ground up, with Valve saying it now sounds a lot cleaner than it did before. (more...)
The Elder Scrolls Blades Announced For Phones The Elder Scrolls Blades Announced For Phones
- June 13, 2018

This first-person dungeon crawler takes the series' general gameplay structure and puts it on mobile devices. However, during their boldest attempt with The Elder Scrolls Travels: Oblivion , the blades of valor were stayed due to a number of extenuating factors. (more...)
New attractive Metro Exodus screenshots released New attractive Metro Exodus screenshots released
- June 13, 2018

Wow. The new trailer illustrates the many new experiences and dangers that await. 4A Games have re-imagined the landscape of the eastern European plains, including the flooded remains of villages and factories where life was forever changed 25 years previously. (more...)
'Fortnite' for Nintendo Switch Predicted to Be Announced at E3 2018 'Fortnite' for Nintendo Switch Predicted to Be Announced at E3 2018
- June 12, 2018

No doubt a huge part of that was the incredible first year of software. We should hear more information about Fortnite's future during Nintendo's E3 livestream on Tuesday, June 12th, at 9:00 AM PT. On top of the games, Senran Kagura Producer Kenichiro Takaki and Gal Metal Producer Tak Fujii will be present at the show. "We're getting behind competitive play in a big way, but our approach will be different - we plan to be more inclusive, and focused on the joy of playing and ... (more...)
December's Smash Bros. Ultimate includes every existing character, plus Ridley December's Smash Bros. Ultimate includes every existing character, plus Ridley
- June 12, 2018

A new installment in the Mario Party series usually isn't the most exciting news compared to Super Smash Bros . Every third-party and DLC character from prior games, including Metal Gear Solid's Solid Snake, Street Fighter's Ryu, and Final Fantasy VII's Cloud, will join Smash Ultimate-as too will the fan-favorite weirdo pair of characters Ice Climbers. (more...)