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Xiaomi Mi 9 Explorer Edition Renders & Specs Surface Online Xiaomi Mi 9 Explorer Edition Renders & Specs Surface Online
- February 19, 2019

For Xiaomi fans, the excitement levels were spiked with some official first look at the upcoming flagship, the Mi 9 , and it doesn't stop at that. The camera has a 6-element lens configuration and 0.8 microns pixel size that would become 1.6 microns for 12MP photographs. (more...)
16,000 Cheaters Already Banned From 'Apex Legends' 16,000 Cheaters Already Banned From 'Apex Legends'
- February 18, 2019

Another mode found in the files is called "Survival", with other Apex Legends fan-ran Twitter account RealApexLeaks stating that we might see a host NPC (non-playable character), which there are eight to choose from. We have heard your feedback about a report feature in the game . Even without evidence, moderators will still investigate the player. However, it would seem its popularity has come with a side-effect, one of mistaken identity. (more...)
AI news-writing system deemed too unsafe to release AI news-writing system deemed too unsafe to release
- February 18, 2019

The algorithm, GPT-2, was trained on some 8 million web pages, according to the new research. Following the 2016 presidential election, real journalists worked to expose the fake news that human charlatans wrote and spread across the Internet for the LOLS and for profit. (more...)
LG puts foldable phone on hold, focusing on LG puts foldable phone on hold, focusing on "optional" dual displays instead
- February 18, 2019

The successor to the V40 ThinQ will reportedly be one of the first phones capable of connecting faster 5G wireless networks and is likely to be announced at Mobile World Congress on february 24 during LG's press conference. Thanks to Evan Blass , we not only know that the phone in question is the LG V50 ThinQ , but we can also see an image of the phone prepared for 5G that will arrive later this year. (more...)
Beware of this fake Apex Legends mobile app Beware of this fake Apex Legends mobile app
- February 18, 2019

As mentioned, the patch also implements some important bug fixes, including remedying holes in the map that you could fall through, and areas where you could get stuck. Addressed a number of stability and performance issues. Shortened duration of Bloodhound's Eye of the Allfather clones to remain in the world by 1 second. (more...)
16-inch MacBook Pro coming 16-inch MacBook Pro coming
- February 18, 2019

Kuo's report, 2019 will see the release of Apple's biggest MacBook since 2012. The new display will have a Mini LED-like backlight design, and might be the "pro display" Apple's Phil Schiller spoke about when announcing the new Mac Pro , which is also scheduled to arrive this year. (more...)
Unopened Super Mario Bros. copy from 1985 sells for $100G Unopened Super Mario Bros. copy from 1985 sells for $100G
- February 18, 2019

While the game itself isn't all that rare, this particular copy is, being one from an early 1985 test launch of the NES console in NY and Los Angeles . The person selling the game - who wishes to remain anonymous - has been on the record as stating he would never sell the cartridge for less than six figures , blissfully unaware of how you can play Super Mario Bros . (more...)
Samsung unveils its thinnest, lightest tablet ever Samsung unveils its thinnest, lightest tablet ever
- February 18, 2019

On the processor side, it comes with Snapdragon 670 Octa-core processor which is suitable for performance and power consumption on portable devices. This hints that the new tablet will be soon be followed by a Tab S5 with the full beans - a launch alongside the new Galaxy S10 range at MWC19 perhaps? The 10.5-inch display on the device is surrounded by thin bezels, giving it a screen-to-body ratio of 81.8%. (more...)
'Fortnite' players can get the next Battle Pass for free 'Fortnite' players can get the next Battle Pass for free
- February 18, 2019

The Fortnite Season 8 battle pass has yet to be revealed, but that hasn't stopped Epic Games revealing some big news. Limited-Time Mode, LTM rotations, the Team Rumble LTM, and new Overtime Challenges available until 27th February that offer the chance to earn a free Battle Pass, as well as five cosmetic rewards including a Vines Contrail. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy M30 to launch in India on February 27 Samsung Galaxy M30 to launch in India on February 27
- February 18, 2019

The small LED flash isn't part of the camera island, but it's positioned right below the triple camera. We need to wait for few more days to get all the information of the same at the launch event scheduled on 27th February at 6 PM. The existing Galaxy M20 and Galaxy M10 smartphones were launched in January for a starting price of Rs. 10,990 and Rs. 7,990, respectively. The display panel on the new model will also be the Super AMOLED one - unlike the LCD panel available on the Galaxy M10 ... (more...)
Vivo’s sub-brand iQOO is reported to debut with a foldable smartphone Vivo’s sub-brand iQOO is reported to debut with a foldable smartphone
- February 18, 2019

Notably, Samsung has also announced the release of its foldable smartphone on February 20 in San Francisco. We had heard from Xiaomi and Huawei prepping for their foldable modes, and now Vivo joins the race through its sub-brand iQOO . (more...)
Xiaomi Mi 9 leaked; launching 20th February Xiaomi Mi 9 leaked; launching 20th February
- February 18, 2019

Xiaomi has not yet revealed in which countries will it launch the Mi 9. The Mi 9 is due to launch in China on February 20 , while the company is also hosting an event on February 24 at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. The camera will be triple, with the main photo module at 48 megapixels . Along with this, the company has also confirmed that the smartphone will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor. (more...)
IBM's AI machine loses debate against a human IBM's AI machine loses debate against a human
- February 15, 2019

Harish Natarajan , Project Debater's opponent at Think 2019, is a 2016 World Debating Championships Grand Finalist and 2012 European Debate Champion. Since then, IBM had been trying to improve Debater's rebuttal capabilities. "When you think of a debate, this is something where the victor is not clear". (more...)
Gambling and Adult Content Applications- Apple's Enterprise Developer Program Gambling and Adult Content Applications- Apple's Enterprise Developer Program
- February 15, 2019

Apple's efforts to make jailbreaking more hard and less worthwhile has likely resulted in that aspect of the privacy market drying up, forcing these companies to look for other ways to get their apps onto users' devices. Apple says that two-factor authentication for developer accounts should be live by the end of the month, so we'll see soon enough if it helps stop the distribution of hacked apps like Spotify and Minecraft . (more...)
Joker is Coming to Super Smash Bros. by the End of April Joker is Coming to Super Smash Bros. by the End of April
- February 14, 2019

Ultimate's Fighter Pass to enter the game. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is available now for Switch. Fans only got a brief look at Joker's in-game model during the Direct, and we still don't know anything about his moves as no gameplay was shown off. (more...)
Link's Awakening is getting a super cute Nintendo Switch remake Link's Awakening is getting a super cute Nintendo Switch remake
- February 14, 2019

It's pencilled in for a 2019 release. Earlier in the broadcast the company had revealed Mario Maker 2, which is set for release in June. While it would later arrive in "full color" years later on the Game Boy Color, Link's journey to awaken the Wind Fish is finally getting the proper HD treatment on the Nintendo Switch . (more...)
IBM Watson AI now available across all cloud platforms IBM Watson AI now available across all cloud platforms
- February 14, 2019

IBM has announced it is liberating its Watson AI services to work across any cloud platform. The network for commercial financing will offer participants with a single view of all the transactions which are happening within the network while automating manual processes and enabling transactions data to be securely managed as well as shared more efficiently. (more...)
Hollow Knight: Silksong Revealed as a Full-Fledged Sequel Hollow Knight: Silksong Revealed as a Full-Fledged Sequel
- February 14, 2019

After teasing its community with a reveal this week , Team Cherry has revealed that the once planned Hornet DLC is now a full-blown sequel to their Metroidvania hit Hollow Knight . All of the Kickstarter specifics, as Team Cherry describes them, are available in the blog post announcing Silksong . Gameplay is described as "acrobatic" and judging from the trailer you see above, it certainly seems like Hornet will have a lot more movement abilities at her disposal than the knight from the ... (more...)
LG G8 ThinQ leak shows off the phone from every angle LG G8 ThinQ leak shows off the phone from every angle
- February 14, 2019

We've heard, no pun intended, of under the screen speakers before. The Crystal Sound OLED (CSO) technology apparently repurposes the OLED display as a diaphragm. As per previous leaks, the LG G8 ThinQ will come with a 6.1-inch OLED display with a resolution of 1440 x 3120 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. (more...)
Leaked: Google Pixel 4, Pixel Lite And Pixel Watch Leaked: Google Pixel 4, Pixel Lite And Pixel Watch
- February 14, 2019

As we know, Apple's high-priced iPhone sales are disappointing as consumers turn to lower-priced models. Moreover, it was noted such growth took place while the smartphone market as a whole decreased by 23 percent year-over-year in the fourth quarter of 2018. (more...)