Technology


This is the regular, no-notch Google Pixel 3, as leaked This is the regular, no-notch Google Pixel 3, as leaked
- August 31, 2018

The positive (or negative) thing about the device is the missing notch. Before we leave, tell us, do you prefer the design of this smartphone or the Pixel 3 XL's? You'll note it doesn't have a notch in the screen. Meanwhile, the tipster also included several images of the alleged Pixel 3 tipping its specifications. And if the dimensions are to be believed, this Pixel 3 will be 5.5-inches, which is 0.5-inches larger than the previous generation. (more...)
Air Canada locks mobile app after significant breach affects thousands Air Canada locks mobile app after significant breach affects thousands
- August 31, 2018

The airline says the breach is believed to have taken place between 22 and 24 August, when it noticed "unusual login behaviour". "We immediately took action to block these attempts and implemented additional protocols to block further repeated unauthorized attempts", Air Canada said on its website. (more...)
Tesla Moves Into Smartphone Charger Market Tesla Moves Into Smartphone Charger Market
- August 31, 2018

In a uncommon allotment of up to the moment data about Tesla Motors that did no longer center on the increasingly erratic habits of founder/CEO Elon Musk or his quixotic, since-abandoned effort to remove the firm private, Tesla Tuesday launched a unique iPhone charging product. (more...)
Eminem drops surprise new album Kamikaze Eminem drops surprise new album Kamikaze
- August 31, 2018

Eminem's newest song takes aim at President Trump. In true Marshall Mathers style, the new music is a no-holds-barred attack on those the 45-year-old rapper deems unworthy, like new rappers Lil Pump, Lil Yachty, and Lil Xan and even some familiar names like Tyler, the Creator, Drake, Machine Gun Kelly, and Joe Budden. (more...)
Bungie Details Big Destiny 2 Plans In the Year Ahead Bungie Details Big Destiny 2 Plans In the Year Ahead
- August 31, 2018

As always, you need to have an active subscription to PlayStation Plus in order to download them for free. In addition to the launch trailer, Bungie also detailed that a new behind-the-scenes ViDoc will be released by the studio later today that should shed more light on what's inside the new expansion, or at least whatever will help make Cayde-6's death go down a little easier. (more...)
Free Xbox Games With Gold titles for September 2018 announced! Free Xbox Games With Gold titles for September 2018 announced!
- August 31, 2018

Divisive because, while the games you're getting in September are fantastic, there aren't any huge AAA blockbusters headlining to make for great headlines. This collection is the first time Monster World IV has been available to players outside of Japan. They're somewhat related too, because even though there's no cash for new games, you'll still get to play stuff! Who knows, you may learn to love a genre of games you probably wouldn't have ever previously considered. (more...)
Apple glasses? Apple buys Akonia Holographics, AR headset rumors return Apple glasses? Apple buys Akonia Holographics, AR headset rumors return
- August 31, 2018

Apple has acquired AR glasses maker Akonia Holographics . Apple is said to be working on a pair of smart goggles of its own, for launch in 2020 . Akonia has previously raised $11.6 million in a Series A funding round taking place in 2012. It would make sense, then, for the $1 trillion company to just buy Akonia instead of licensing its technologies. (more...)
Exclusive Destiny 2 Forsaken Content for PlayStation 4 Revealed
- August 31, 2018

As a special treat, the game is available on PS Plus today - a week early - so that you can take advantage of the 24-hour free trial of Destiny 2: Forsaken's new hybrid PVE & PVP mode, Gambit , which stars September 1 at 10:00 a.m. Firstly, you'll be able to play God of War 3: Remastered (which is the best God Of War game outside of the reboot in my opinion). Now players also have access to a 24-hour trial of Destiny 2's newest mode, Gambit , which combines PvP and PvE elements in a ... (more...)
Lego builds full-scale driving Bugatti Chiron Lego builds full-scale driving Bugatti Chiron
- August 31, 2018

It took 13 438 man-hours to develop and built the Lego Chiron , and the man chosen to take it on its first test drive was none other than Bugatti chief test drive, multiple Le Mans victor Andy Wallace. No glue was used in the assembly and the total weight of the auto is 1,500kg. From about 20 meters away, he added, it's not obvious that you're looking at a Lego vehicle. (more...)
New iPhone Leaked: Meet the iPhone XS New iPhone Leaked: Meet the iPhone XS
- August 31, 2018

Apple sent out invitations to an event on its campus on September 12, where it's expected to release new iPhones and new Apple Watch models. The image also reveals a new watch face that shows much more information than current faces. (more...)
HTC's U12 Life has a slick half-and-half texture finish HTC's U12 Life has a slick half-and-half texture finish
- August 31, 2018

The new smartphone still goes big with a 6-inch 2160x1080 display , with an 18:9 aspect ratio, and no notch as smartphones used to be. Both the models let you expand the native memory further by inserting a microSD card. Secondly, HTC claims the lines reduce the appearance of fingerprints on the rear of the phone, which means fewer wipe downs will be required to keep things look shiny. (more...)
Google confirms this visual overhaul for its Phone app Google confirms this visual overhaul for its Phone app
- August 30, 2018

There are a few reasons why FaceTime fans might want to take a look at Duo. Sweeney further said that the Fortnite Android security flaws reported would only facilitate the hackers instead of users. Fortnite has, to date, grossed a whopping $200 million since it launched on Apple's App Store back in March. Their tablets are a success by any measure and fertile ground for app developers, even as we see Android tablets struggle to maintain footing in the market. (more...)
12 event, new iPhones expected 12 event, new iPhones expected
- August 30, 2018

Apple is reportedly planning to unveil three new iPhone models, with two having OLED display and an affordable version that is said to feature an LCD panel. But those fears turned out to be unfounded, and the iPhone X, priced at $999 and up, has helped Apple beat Wall Street sales expectations. Apple's popular wearable could be in line for an update with a bigger screen, improved fitness tracking and improved speeds all possible. (more...)
Altice and Dish Network oppose T-Mobile and Sprint merger
- August 30, 2018

The group came to that figure by performing analyses based on location data for all retailers involved in the merger. With filings having arrived on the FCC from opponents to the proposed merger of Fade (S +Zero.3%) and T-Mobile (TMUS -Zero.1%), Dish network (DISH +1.5%) says it be greater for shoppers and competition that the two companies agree with separated. (more...)
Nintendo's Mobile RPG Dragalia Lost Launches Sept. 27 Nintendo's Mobile RPG Dragalia Lost Launches Sept. 27
- August 30, 2018

Today, the house of Mario announced that Dragalia Lost will be released in the US, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau on September 27th. Nintendo recently shared new details on its first ever mobile IP Dragalia Lost in a Nintendo Direct focused on the game. (more...)
Google lets you create a sticker version of yourself with selfies Google lets you create a sticker version of yourself with selfies
- August 30, 2018

While it's making your very own personalized emoji, it will take into account a number of factors, including your skin tone, hair color and style, face shape, facial hair, and eye color. Getting your own Mini - that's what the stickers are called - is as close as any of us will get to having our own Kimojis. "Allo-specific Google Assistant features, for instance, might be heading to Android Messages, based on XDA Developers' investigation", the site also notes. (more...)
Google for India: 5 major announcements Google for India: 5 major announcements
- August 30, 2018

The second is to help improve the smartphone experience in India . For those unaware, Google Pay itself was announced back in January this year, and it started replacing Android Pay later in February. Its solution to this issue is to provide print publications with an AI tool that renders Indian language PDFs into editable text, among other incentives to go digital. (more...)
LG’s first Android One smartphone launched: All the details LG’s first Android One smartphone launched: All the details
- August 30, 2018

Underneath the all-glass body is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC , 4GB RAM and a 32GB internal storage capacity. Both handsets take inspiration from the flagship LG G7 ThinQ , but handpick just a few of its flagship features, allowing them to arrive with more affordable price tags. (more...)
Major Blow To Sonos, New Bose Networked Speakers & Soundbars Revealed Major Blow To Sonos, New Bose Networked Speakers & Soundbars Revealed
- August 30, 2018

Known for its products in the traditional speaker market, Bose is clearly jumping on the connected smart speaker bandwagon with Amazon Alexa voice assistant fully integrated into the new products. If you're not a fan of voice controls, you can simply use the physical buttons, located on the top of the speaker. There are three products in the new Bose networked sound range and all will ship with Alexa voice support , with "other voice assistants to follow" according to Bose executives. (more...)
Google updates Wear OS with one-swipe notifications Google updates Wear OS with one-swipe notifications
- August 29, 2018

This major redesign is rolling out as part of a Wear OS update, with watches receiving the new features over the next month. Dismissing a notification on your Wear OS smartwatch will also dismiss it from your phone. Swiping left, meanwhile, will launch the new Google Fit interface where you can quickly start a workout or track progress towards goals. But what's even more promising is that between improved integration with recently updated Google apps, the timing of a big Qualcomm ... (more...)
Intel's new laptop CPUs focus on gigabit Wi-Fi and voice commands Intel's new laptop CPUs focus on gigabit Wi-Fi and voice commands
- August 29, 2018

Naturally, the new Y-Series mobile CPUs are also privy to Intel's new wireless technology, and as such, has the same Gigabit Wi-Fi module integrated into its architecture. You'll also find integrated Gigabit Wifi with CNVio/PCIe 3.0, and Intel Optane Memory works with PCIe 3.0 here as well. The Y-series is the lowest power chips that Intel makes. (more...)
As esports industry booms, Jacksonville shooting raises security questions As esports industry booms, Jacksonville shooting raises security questions
- August 29, 2018

Though police have yet to identify a motive, Twitter users said Katz was upset about losing two games of Madden earlier in the tournament, refusing to shake hands with the victor after at least one game, a gamer said. People on Twitter are thanking Casey for his selfless act, including a pro " Madden " player who goes by the name Joel CP. "They earned the admiration of all who watched them compete, and we will miss them greatly". (more...)
YouTube Now Tells You How Many Hours You Spent Watching Videos YouTube Now Tells You How Many Hours You Spent Watching Videos
- August 28, 2018

Your profile on YouTube will now show how much video you've watched today, yesterday, and over the past week. To further assist users in developing more self-control, Google now allows YouTube surfers to disable autoplay videos and set up reminders to take a break when users reach their limit of personal watch time. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy A8 Star goes on sale today Samsung Galaxy A8 Star goes on sale today
- August 28, 2018

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 finally hit store shelves on Friday. The device is an Amazon India exclusive and costs INR 34,990 (€430). Some of you may recall that we reported a year ago that the Galaxy Note 8 is going to be a nightmare to fix. (more...)
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Special Edition announced for the US Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Special Edition announced for the US
- August 28, 2018

It seems Nintendo has you covered on that front a Smash Bros controller, available individually or with another Ultimate special edition. Just like the GameCube controller, a Smash Bros . While players will be able to buy either physical or digital editions of Super Smash Bros . One group of fans, though, recently tweeted Masahiro Sakurai a drawing and letter thanking him for adding King K. (more...)
Streets of Rage 4 has been officially announced, first gameplay footage revealed Streets of Rage 4 has been officially announced, first gameplay footage revealed
- August 27, 2018

Streets of Rage's original publisher SEGA do not seem to be involved. The trailer features returning characters Axel Stone and Blaze Fielding, as well as a female antagonist with a lightning-imbued snake. -Will other favorite characters be returning, like Adam, Max and Skate? Will Yuzo Koshiro be back for the score? -What platforms is the game for? Platforms are now unconfirmed, but given that Wonder Boy appeared on the Switch, the chances of a Nintendo version are good. (more...)
New leaked Pixel 3 XL video gives us our closest look yet New leaked Pixel 3 XL video gives us our closest look yet
- August 27, 2018

With this in mind, we've got more details about what might be the reason behind Google's Pixel 3 XL (according to a blogger), and a tentative launch date for the lineup. The volume rocker is also on the right directly below the power button. On the back, there's a familiar single camera, LED flash and center-mounted fingerprint sensor. (more...)
Apple Reportedly Planning 3 New iPhones, Including Colorful Budget Model Apple Reportedly Planning 3 New iPhones, Including Colorful Budget Model
- August 27, 2018

All three phones will feature Face ID, as well as the gesture-based control system that replaces the home button on the iPhone X. According to the note, the two more expensive OLED iPhone models, tentatively called the iPhone Xs and iPhone XL, will be on track for the aforementioned September launch. (more...)
Microsoft confirms Xbox All Access, then steps back Microsoft confirms Xbox All Access, then steps back
- August 27, 2018

The 1TB Xbox One S bundle comes in quite a bit cheaper at $21.99 per month for a new console with the same 24 months of Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Live Gold included. Update: A dedicated Xbox All Access page is now live on Microsoft's website, revealing that United States customers will be able to subscribe starting today by visiting their local Microsoft Store . (more...)
Unified Korea team grabs historic gold at Asian Games Unified Korea team grabs historic gold at Asian Games
- August 27, 2018

South and North Korea have entered joint teams in previous worldwide events, starting with the 1991 table tennis world championships, and more recently at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea . The marathon started at 6:00am local time and it finished in a sprint, with Inoue hanging on for gold after a late tangle with Bahrain's Elhassan Elabbassi. (more...)