Tech


'Fortnite' Playground mode will give players a space to strategize 'Fortnite' Playground mode will give players a space to strategize
- May 28, 2018

This amount is more than double of what the game made Epic game in the month of February when it surpassed PUBG on the basis of monthly sales. Epic Games' Fortnite earned $296 million in April across mobile, console and PC, according to digital game tracker SuperData. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi 8 specs sheet leaked out ahead of May 21 unveiling Xiaomi Mi 8 specs sheet leaked out ahead of May 21 unveiling
- May 28, 2018

Xiaomi Mi 8 , the new flagship smartphone which will mark the 8th anniversary edition of Mi phones , will launch on May 31 in Shenzhen, China. Design-wise, the leaked specs sheet claims the phone weighs 172g and that it's only 7.8mm thin. The front camera will be 16MP with f/2.0 aperture. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro will run on Android 8.1 Oreo with company's custom MIUI on top of it and it will be backed by a 4000mAh battery . (more...)
Six new features coming to WhatsApp this week Six new features coming to WhatsApp this week
- May 28, 2018

There are times when WhatsApp users are involved in a one-time conversation after which the contact number doesn't seem necessary to be saved, however, they still need to save the number. The feature shows up during a one-to-one video call. This new feature will allow the users to decide whether they want WhatsApp media content to be displayed in the gallery or not. (more...)
Valve Slammed Over Steam's Valve Slammed Over Steam's "Horrendous" School-Shooting Game
- May 28, 2018

According to the website, the game will be available to download on June 6. Steam has posted a disclaimer asking players not to "take any of this seriously" and calling the game "a simulation and nothing else". Valve Software, the company that owns Steam, has yet to comment on Active Shooter . "It's in very bad taste", they said. " It is horrendous. Why would anybody think it's a good idea to market something violent like that, and be completely insensitive to the deaths of so many ... (more...)
PUBG Dev Letter Admits It's 'Fallen Short' With The Battle Royale Game PUBG Dev Letter Admits It's 'Fallen Short' With The Battle Royale Game
- May 28, 2018

The numbers are incredible given that you can download and play the game for free. Read on to learn more about the Epic Games release on Android and how the game is doing overall. It isn't a stretch to say that Epic Games didn't foresee just how popular Fortnite would become since it's release. Players willingly purchase cosmetic items that don't affect gameplay such as often times ridiculous costumes and dance moves to taunt their opponents with. (more...)
Google, Facebook Face Complaints Over New EU Law Google, Facebook Face Complaints Over New EU Law
- May 28, 2018

The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR ) aims to make it simpler for people to control how companies use their personal information. Many companies are changing their overall data collection policies, even for users in the USA, to better fit the European Union law. (more...)
World War Z 'Moscow' trailer World War Z 'Moscow' trailer
- May 28, 2018

A few hardy souls remain in the Russian capital, preparing for an onslaught of zombies. World War Z isn't just about constant first-person shooting of rotting corpses, though. The trailer showcases a survivor's account as well as World War Z's co-op campaign gameplay, which includes "tactical use of traps, barriers and the environment to slow down the relentless hordes of the undead". (more...)
State Of Decay 2 Has Surpassed More Than Million Players State Of Decay 2 Has Surpassed More Than Million Players
- May 28, 2018

And Xbox General Manager for Marketing, Aaron Greenberg, is happy to pass along the positive stats from the newly-released State of Decay 2 . It's still an impressive feat, just one that needs to be clarified first. The game now boasts a disappointing score of 68 on Metacritic, indicating mostly mixed to negative reviews. As such, we've put together this quick and handy guide to run through everything you'll have to do, how many Plague Hearts you'll need to beat, and any "end game" content, ... (more...)
Apple Will Reportedly Open Up New NFC Features in iOS 12
- May 28, 2018

Well, nearly four years on, documents released related to the iPhone "touch disease" class-action lawsuit that's now making its way through the courts suggest that Apple knew the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus were susceptible to such damage. Soon after "Bendgate", reports emerged that the iPhone 6 was suffering from "touch disease", an issue that occurs when the phone's touchscreen fails due to its touch-controller chip malfunctioning. (more...)
Portland woman says Amazon Alexa recorded personal conversation, sent it to contact Portland woman says Amazon Alexa recorded personal conversation, sent it to contact
- May 28, 2018

A family in the United States has vowed to never use Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa again after the device recorded a private conversation in their home and sent it to a random contact. Meanwhile, Amazon Echo users freaked out after someone found a glitch where Alexa randomly laughs for no reason. The message: "Unplug your Alexa devices right now". (more...)
Battlefield 5: everything you need to know Battlefield 5: everything you need to know
- May 27, 2018

Beginning with the Fall of Europe, then taking you further into mankind's greatest conflict, the Tides of War make Battlefield V a continuing voyage, with new battles, fronts, and rewards on the horizon - for all Battlefield V owners. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy A6, Galaxy A6+ With Infinity Displays Go Official; Pricing Leaked Samsung Galaxy A6, Galaxy A6+ With Infinity Displays Go Official; Pricing Leaked
- May 27, 2018

In 2017, Samsung put a lot of work into refining its camera interface, best demonstrated by its A-Series phones. The handset offers a standard 16:9 display with a chipset running at 1.6GHz. Both cameras feature LED flash for picture flawless lighting condition. Galaxy J8 comes in multiple colors options like Black, Gold and Blue priced at the same. (more...)
Far Cry 5's Vietnam Themed DLC Is Out In June Far Cry 5's Vietnam Themed DLC Is Out In June
- May 27, 2018

Playable in solo and online co-op, you'll be fighting through risky jungles to rescue imprisoned squad mates while battling the Vietcong and North Vietnamese Army. That, and all future theme-based DLC assets will be added to Arcade for free to all players. You can still pick up the Far Cry 5 Season Pass, which will give you access to the upcoming Hours of Darkness DLC for PS4. (more...)
PayPal Now Fully Integrates With Google Accounts PayPal Now Fully Integrates With Google Accounts
- May 27, 2018

We already partner with Google to make it easy for our shared users to pay via PayPal in-store, online and in-app with Google Pay and on Chrome mobile web at millions of online merchants using their PayPal accounts and their device authentication. (more...)
Who was TotalBiscuit? YouTuber John Bain dies at 33 Who was TotalBiscuit? YouTuber John Bain dies at 33
- May 27, 2018

Bain's wife Genna confimed his passing via a touching tribute on Twitter . Last month on Reddit , Bain talked about his decision to retire. TotalBiscuit will be remembered for his candid nature and eccentric personality as a video game critic, commentator, and professional esports caster. (more...)
FBI Warns Internet Users to Protect Routers from 'VPNFilter' Cyber-Attack FBI Warns Internet Users to Protect Routers from 'VPNFilter' Cyber-Attack
- May 27, 2018

According to a public service announcement from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, foreign cyber actors have potentially compromised hundreds of thousands of routers and networked devices all over the world using VPNFilter malware. "Detection and analysis of the malware's network activity is complicated by its use of encryption". The FBI is warning that hundreds of thousands of home network devices worldwide are being compromised by a sophisticated Russian hacking scheme and the agency ... (more...)
Volkswagen to Supply Vehicles for Apple's AV Program Volkswagen to Supply Vehicles for Apple's AV Program
- May 27, 2018

It even hired a top software engineer who was deeply involved in Tesla's Autopilot program . Then Apple chose to find a manufacturer to build cars at first as they asked help from companies then later asked potential partners to build chassis and other parts. (more...)
PlayStation Classic Is Being Considered, Says PlayStation CEO PlayStation Classic Is Being Considered, Says PlayStation CEO
- May 27, 2018

The NES Mini Classic originally released in November 2016 and sold out nearly immediately. In a recent tweet translated by Twitter user BlackKit, it looks like we might be seeing a revival of the original PlayStation console complete with a catalogue of classic games, too. (more...)
Ford Beefs Up 2019 F-150 Raptor Ford Beefs Up 2019 F-150 Raptor
- May 27, 2018

The 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor follows a minor refresh for the 2018 Ford F-150 line, all in anticipation of an all-new 2019 Ram 1500 due in showrooms in the next few weeks, and an all-new 2019 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra coming later in the year. (more...)
'Fortnite' adds Playground mode, a training version of the Battle Royale game 'Fortnite' adds Playground mode, a training version of the Battle Royale game
- May 27, 2018

Fortnite developer Epic Games also recently announced it would be providing $100 million to fund prize pools for Fortnite competitions, making a considerable investment in the game's future in the Major League Gaming arena. These cosmetic items include outfits, silly emotes, item skins, and even dance moves. In just three weeks, the game managed to earn more than $15 million! It's clear that Epic isn't resting on its laurels with Fortnite . (more...)