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by | January 15, 2019 | 00:57

In case you were having doubts, Samsung has cleared all that up with a microsite dedicated to Galaxy M series. While the tenth anniversary obviously is the most interesting of such hardware, the Korean Chaebol like we have learned from leaks and rumors is also working on replacing its Galaxy J series with the expected launch of three devices under ' Galaxy M' series .

by | January 14, 2019 | 03:32

During TGA last month, many fans are caught by surprise by NetherRealm when they announced Mortal Kombat 11 scheduled to release on April 2019. Earlier today, Ed Boon took to Twitter and revealed the official cover art for the hotly anticipated Mortal Kombat 11 , the latest entry in the best-selling fighting series.

by | January 11, 2019 | 01:56

What we can probably glean from this conversation is that the Galaxy X/Galaxy Flex/Galaxy Whatever-It-Will-Be-Called isn't likely to be released until Q2 2019 - hence the specification of first half, as opposed to first quarter. Our CES 2019 coverage keeps chugging along and not everything we cover is a TV or smartphone . According to Samsung, the new Family Hub 4.0 refrigerator will give users a smoother interface and troubleshoot issues and notify users through v the SmartThings app.

by | January 08, 2019 | 01:00

To further expand the reach of the Assistant, Google says it wants to target feature phones next. The company expects Assistant to be available on one billion devices by the end of this month. A year ago during CES 2018, Samsung made the headlines by announcing its 146-inch LED TV called "The Wall". Google Assistant vice president Manuel Bronstein, though, told The Verge what's behind that massive expansion, and it's exactly what you think.

by | January 07, 2019 | 01:06

Sadly, there's no indication that the most popular version of Microsoft's OS-Windows 10 Home-will see any changes to its install process, so if you want Cortana to pipe down, you can do what I do and keep in mind to turn the volume down prior to a wipe or install, or just plug in a pair of headphones.

by | January 07, 2019 | 00:26

The device will use the company's new Infinity Flex Display and be available next year. And if it is, Xiaomi might just have a solid looker here. Thoughts about Xiaomi's alleged foldable device? But if Xiaomi is planning a foldable device, it would be the latest phone maker to tip its hat to the foldable category and one of the better examples of what a foldable device could be.

by | January 05, 2019 | 01:15

The tweet alone makes a grand claim for "the most powerful console ever built", a term now saved for Microsoft's powerhouse, the Xbox One X - which is sure to see an even more powerful upgrade when the next generation of Xbox consoles launches, likely in 2020.

by | December 30, 2018 | 02:59

Because of Prime's guarantee, Amazon's peak season already lasts later and is much greater than those of their competitors. The last Prime Now delivery on Christmas Eve was made at 11:30pm in Berkeley, California. The voice service also experienced a widespread outage in Europe in September. "For a short period yesterday morning we had an issue that intermittently impacted some Alexa customers' ability to interact with the service", the spokesperson said.

by | December 29, 2018 | 01:55

ISP CenturyLink's network recently went down in certain parts of the U.S. (including Washington , Idaho , and Missouri ) knocking out each location's 911 services in the process. "When an emergency strikes, it's critical that Americans are able to use 911 to reach those who can help", Pai said. As of Friday morning, CenturyLink said it has yet to complete restoration work on issues that caused a nationwide outage .

by | December 28, 2018 | 00:48

As of now, Instagram has not made any statements on today's developments. There's been mainly outrage as users were greeted with the message 'Introducing a new way to move through posts . The tagline for the update was "Tap through posts , just like you tap through stories". The trends surfaced following heavy criticism of Instagram's latest update, which according to the Independent , "completely changes" the platform.

by | December 23, 2018 | 04:55

One especially devoted and especially wealthy Senna fan is honoring that anniversary with this-a P1 GTR (not an actual McLaren Senna , weirdly) customized by the McLaren Special Operations (MSO) division. Power is up to a level the owner calls " suitably pleasing ". The exterior work is said to have taken McLaren Special Operations more than 800 hours to complete.

by | December 22, 2018 | 02:00

With the new name, the Galaxy S10 Edge is likely to sport a dual edge display panel - similar to the Galaxy S10 +. The Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite , Galaxy S10 Edge, and Galaxy S10 Plus will all have both of these features right out the gate - barring some unforeseen set of bad, awful circumstances.

by | December 21, 2018 | 00:33

To date, said the WEF, there was still a 32pc average gender gap that remained to be closed. At the current rate of change, the data suggest it will take 108 years before the overall gender gap is closed and 202 years to bring about parity in the workplace.

by | December 18, 2018 | 01:41

On the top model, one of the three rear cameras uses Sony's new 48MP sensor, the IMX586 CMOS, while the other two consist of a 16MP wide-angle lens and a 2MP depth sensor. The phone also comes with a fingerprint sensor built into its back, fast-charging USB Type-C, and a 3750 SoC. The phone is backed by a 3750mAh battery which promises to deliver a day-long battery backup.

by | December 16, 2018 | 02:36

At least you can get a taste of home in the U.S. now. The British and Australian accents sound convincing enough when selected, so the technology is seemingly doing its job well. Google built these voices using DeepMind's speech synthesis model WaveNet , which uses deep neural networks to generate raw audio waveforms. The results are more natural-sounding and realistic voices for Google Assistant .

by | December 15, 2018 | 00:58

On Friday, Apple said it will push out a software update for its Chinese users early next week, to address functions covered by the patents in question. But Apple's response underscores the importance of a Chinese market that generates about a fifth of its revenue, at a time demand for Apple's signature device is slowing .

by | December 15, 2018 | 00:22

According to China's Criminal Law and the Criminal Procedure Law, Beijing Municipal Bureau of State Security and the state security bureau in the northeastern Chinese city of Dandong in Liaoning Province respectively took coercive measures against the two people according to law on December 10, Lu said.

by | December 12, 2018 | 14:08

The dual-SIM (Nano) OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition runs OxygenOS-based on Android 9.0 Pie. Flip to the rear of the phone and you'll find that deep in the black glass rear you'll see there's a carbon fibre weave detail. The other standard editions of the OnePlus 6T get 20W (5V/ 4A) Fast Charging support. Hold the phone at certain angles to the light and a gorgeous carbon fiber pattern appears at the top and then fades to black toward the bottom of the phone.

by | December 08, 2018 | 11:26

You'll see a large turtle made out of metal building materials on a hill. Cosmetics are huge in Fortnite so expect this to be a welcome addition. With the majority of the major locations seeing much change over the a year ago, it'll be very interesting to see how long it takes until the entire map is completely different.

by | December 07, 2018 | 00:58

The fragility of the increasingly connected systems that keep modern, Western nations running was underlined Thursday when major telecoms network O2 ceased to transmit mobile data from around 0530 GMT. However, when the network was down for seven hours in 2015, the company did not offer compensation to all customers, instead saying payouts would be assessed on a "case-by-case" basis.

by | December 07, 2018 | 00:26

Qualcomm, the largest supplier of mobile phone chips, said Snapdragon 855 would power Samsung 5G smartphones that Verison Communications and Samsung said on Monday would be released in the United States in the first half of 2019. "At Samsung, we have a vision of a connected world powered by 5G that will benefit consumers, communities, industries and governments", said Justin Denison, SVP for mobile product strategy and marketing at Samsung Electronics America.

by | December 06, 2018 | 01:32

What's even more interesting, however, is that the image also features a biplane in the background, which seems to hint that Fortnite will receive its first aerial vehicle. Then, on the second poster, we could see what looked like a zipline being used. Epic state that the mode is "new and exciting, but not final", though they aren't putting any kind of beta or alpha label on it.

by | November 30, 2018 | 02:14

EBay has launched a 15% sale until midnight on November 28, with numerous prices topping what we saw during the Black Friday sale. The Nintendo Switch is available now. Nintendo announced Super Smash Bros. A $120 controller, plus a $70 game, for that much is pretty good. The total installed base for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems has hit 22 million.

by | November 30, 2018 | 01:44

At some 1,400kg and 194cm, the seven-year-old is believed to be the biggest steer in a country home to millions of cattle. "We never thought he would turn into a big knickers ". She said: "Damn that is one huge cow". 'He's gone from being a production animal to I guess some sort of star, ' Mr Pearson said. Mr Pearson - who owns about 20,000 cattle - reckons Knickers has a few years left.

by | November 22, 2018 | 03:11

Google is using every trick in the book to try and redress the balance though, and with a new update to the Google Assistant app it is using Siri Shortcuts as a way to get voice activation for Google Assistant into iOS. Then you should see a card at the top that has a button to "Add to Siri". The Google Assistant is way smarter than Siri, and this Shortcut unlocks the power of a completely handsfree Google Assistant experience on your iOS device.

by | November 21, 2018 | 02:18

Don't freak out if you see your Instagram audience shrink in the near future. For one, accounts that Instagram IDs as using these kinds of services will get an in-app message alerting the user that Instagram has removed inauthentic likes, follows and comments from the account.

by | November 21, 2018 | 01:58

YouTuber 'JerryRigEverything' also managed to bend the new iPad Pro with a limited amount of force, though given that his YouTube channel literally exists to break tech products in different, I always approach his tests with a skeptical eye.

by | November 20, 2018 | 01:30

GameStop is offering tons of PlayStation 4 deals, including console bundles, and games. This sale will end at midnight on the 26th of November. Two wonderful games make up this bundle along with 2 Move controllers, camera, and the PS VR helmet.

by | November 19, 2018 | 23:38

Production orders for the iPhone XS , XS Max and XR have reportedly been slashed. Apple has reduced the production of all three new iPhones that it launched back in September. Shares in Apple have been hit this month on signs that demand may be weakening. Micron's shares were down 3.4 percent while Western Digital was down 1.7 percent.

by | November 18, 2018 | 06:09

Our approach to these applications reflects this commission's fundamental approach to encourage the private sector to invest. Last month, reports said Musk fired some of the senior managers on the satellite constellation project, known as Starlink, at SpaceX's office in Redmond, Wash., because of disagreements over the speed of developing and testing the satellites.

by | November 18, 2018 | 05:28

Let's go ahead and hear that Pokemon theme song while watching footage from Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Eevee! . The most obvious way to obtain the classic starter Pokemon is in the wild. The Japanese Let's GO website has revealed details on how to connect Pokemon Let's GO and Pokemon GO . Where you can see all of the Pokemon , you've caught from your Pokemon Go account.

by | November 15, 2018 | 02:45

A " punch hole " description sure does match up to that styling, rather than a drop down notch like we have seen from others. These flagship handsets are widely-tipped to boast in-display fingerprint scanner, all-screen design, and a triple-camera set-up capable of bokeh-style blur in portrait images and ultra-wide shots for group photos.

by | November 15, 2018 | 02:40

The new OnePlus 6T Thunder Purple Edition will go on sale in India starting November 16 via Amazon.in, oneplus.in, Reliance Digital, Croma, and all OnePlus exclusive offline stores. To recap, the OnePlus 6T is fueled by the Snapdragon 845 SoC, sports a massive 6.41-inch display with a teardrop notch at the top, and comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor.

by | November 15, 2018 | 01:32

There was no immediate word from Facebook about the cause or extent of the problem. Did Facebook go down for you Monday? On Monday afternoon, many people reported having trouble accessing Facebook. The website DownDetector .com reported a spike in Facebook access problems starting just before noon Central Time. The company has not commented on what led to the outage.

by | November 14, 2018 | 00:46

Black Friday is on the approach, and like some North American retailers, Sony has announced the discounts it'll be providing for a select range of PlayStation products. PlayStation VR systems for $199.99 to get you started as games like Tetris Effect and Astro Bot Rescue Mission burn up the charts. This is a $100 discount off the regular price.

by | November 11, 2018 | 09:57

Plenty of other devices are available at full price including the Mi 8 Pro , Mi 8 , Mi 8 Lite , Pocophone F1, Mi A2, Mi A2 Lite, Redmi 6 , Redmi 6A , Redmi 6 Note Pro, Redmi Note 5, and Redmi S2. I only had a small amount of time to use the phone at the launch event, but the display looks decent - if not mind-blowing - with relatively punchy colours and a good level of contrast.

by | November 09, 2018 | 15:53

Saying there is a lot to do in Red Dead Redemption 2 is a wild understatement of monumental proportion. In a way, they only serve as a reminder of how this world isn't made for perfection. Note: While players will miss some of the in-game vignettes and conversations, mission progression is not impacted. It was a joy to behold, but with the Red Dead Redemption prequel walking in the footsteps of anti-westerns gone by, it's also uniquely brutal.

by | November 08, 2018 | 02:43

The game doesn't have a release date, but is expected some time in 2019. Diablo is a somewhat special case when it comes to a potential reveal of a new title in the franchise. Blizzard had attempted to temper excitement over a new " Diablo " release-but may have instead misled fans. Many devs stop playing games as they start making them professionally.

by | November 08, 2018 | 02:36

Samsung has also been working with Google to ensure Android is capable of native foldable phone support, which is helpful seeing as how they're going to start arriving quite quickly. However, a source has said it is "unlikely" a physical model of the bendable device will be revealed this week with a detailed conceptual image being shown off instead.

by | November 07, 2018 | 02:03

Separately, Apple's stock was downgraded for the second time since its earnings report, this time by Rosenblatt Securities, which said it has lowered its expectations for iPhone production and shipments, CNBC reported here on Monday. With more customers choosing less expensive and older iPhones , Apple will have trouble raising the average selling price (ASP) of the device lineup, in keeping with its new strategy, which I call "Apple Jacks".