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"Shocking" Pokemon News To Be Revealed Later This Week
- May 29, 2018

It looks like the long wait is over and Pokemon fans will likely find out about the future of the franchise in just a couple of days. This week, Japanese children's TV show Oha Suta will reveal new Pokemon-related news, so momentous, that it will shock the world, according to the show's synopsis. (more...)
You Can Now Use Alexa To Listen Hands-Free To Amazon Music You Can Now Use Alexa To Listen Hands-Free To Amazon Music
- May 29, 2018

He apologized profusely, thanked her for bringing it to the company's attention, but did not explain why the device sent the recording nor if it was a widespread issue, she said. It awoke to me saying that responses from " Amazon Alexa were generally more useful", and it continued with the second sentence, despite not having a direction for the assistant in the phrase. (more...)
Next big-screen Pixel phone may have biggest iPhone X’s design feature Next big-screen Pixel phone may have biggest iPhone X’s design feature
- May 29, 2018

Every year, internet search giant Google launches its smartphone line-up in October, but the leaks and rumours about the Pixel phones keep appearing all year long. More noticeable is the notch atop the Pixel 3 XL display (though the Pixel 3 doesn't share this). The "cut outs" are said to be placed at the centre (like before) and corner or top and bottom. (more...)
Xbox Live Games With Gold June 2018 Leaked, $100 Smite Bundle Included?
- May 29, 2018

Assassin's Creed Chronicles has been a part of Games with Gold in the past with India so the next game being Russian Federation shouldn't be much of a surprise. Xbox's German website has leaked their Games with Gold June 2018 titles and also what could be the lineup for other countries. There are also other reports that claim Microsoft will be making a new announcement about their subscription services during E3 2018, adding more credence to the idea. (more...)
All 2019 iPhones could have OLED screens
- May 29, 2018

The biggest OLED manufacturers now are LG Display and Samsung Display. Jerry Kang, senior principal analyst at IHS Markit, told CNBC that Apple has been seeking to improve iPhone displays to differentiate them from rival offerings. (more...)
Microsoft rolls out first Xbox 360 update in two years Microsoft rolls out first Xbox 360 update in two years
- May 29, 2018

However, it remains unclear why would Microsoft release a minor update for their Xbox 360, unless it comes as a security update that breaks any of their previously given policies. However, obviously, there have been more perks provided to Xbox One players. Now, Microsoft has rolled out the old console's first software update in two years. (more...)
PUBG Corporation is Taking Epic Games to Court for Copyright Infringement
- May 29, 2018

While most of these changes to address the PUBG problems are focusing on the PC for now, these changes will likely be put on the Xbox One and other platforms later. The new PUBG content in question is the Sanhok map, which will include a popular fan request: a drivable three-wheeled vehicle called the Tukshai, or an auto rickshaw as it's known here in India. (more...)
Bezel-less Lenovo Z5 officially arriving on June 5 Bezel-less Lenovo Z5 officially arriving on June 5
- May 29, 2018

Well, this is just our guess for now, and as the days pass, we will get to learn more from the company on this topic in the near future. Based on a sketch of the device, the Z5 is rumoured to feature a 95 percent screen-to-body ratio. But that's not all, as Lenovo claims its phone can still offer users a talk time of half an hour after the battery reaches zero percent. One doesn't get to say it often, but Lenovo could be coming out with a pretty interesting phone with the upcoming Lenovo ... (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Could Get 8GB RAM And 512GB Storage Variant Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Could Get 8GB RAM And 512GB Storage Variant
- May 29, 2018

Ice Universe hasn't specified if 512 GB variant will be market specific or available globally but we can be sure that Samsung is prepared to launch a 512 GB variant. Anyway, those looking for a Galaxy Note 9 with a lot of storage space should keep in mind that Samsung plans to keep the microSD slot around with support for up to 512 GB of additional space. (more...)
Mi Band 3 confirmed, New Mi 8 leaks flaunt 3D face unlock Mi Band 3 confirmed, New Mi 8 leaks flaunt 3D face unlock
- May 29, 2018

During the launch of Xiaomi's Blue Shark last month, the company's co-founder and CEO Lei Jun was spotted wearing the Mi Band 3, hinting at the imminent launch of the fitness tracker. Add to that, tipster Ishan Agarwal has apparently obtained source code that also carries the mention of the Mi 8 SE , which according to him will be a premium variant of the flagship series. (more...)
[H]ardOCP: SUDA51 Announces killer7 for Steam [H]ardOCP: SUDA51 Announces killer7 for Steam
- May 29, 2018

From the mind of Goichi "Suda51" Suda, Hiroyuki Kobayashi and Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami, Killer7 puts in you in control of the seven personalities of Harman Smith as he hunts down the leader of a suicide bombing group that's hell-bent on world domination. (more...)
PUBG devs promise to improve game’s performance PUBG devs promise to improve game’s performance
- May 29, 2018

The world's biggest battle royale game right now is arguably Fortnite , as that game continues to set the world on fire while PUBG is slowly losing its spark. "So, we just want to emphasize this only a problem because Epic Games is the company that makes the engine we use and we pay a large amount of royalties to them". (more...)
Pandora now offers a Premium Family plan for $14.99 a month Pandora now offers a Premium Family plan for $14.99 a month
- May 29, 2018

To put the price into perspective, a standard Pandora Premium subscription costs $9.99 a month. The new subscription tier, called Premium Family Plan, mirrors similar offerings from rivals Spotify and Apple Music , letting users choose their own music at higher quality audio without ads, create radio stations, customize playlists, download music for offline listening, and skip and replay songs. (more...)
New Video Game Simulates School Shooting New Video Game Simulates School Shooting
- May 29, 2018

A new video game is drawing backlash from parents and people across social media. Kotaku reached out to Valve about Active Shooter yesterday, but has yet to hear back. "I don't understand why a company would profit off a game that glamorizes or glorifies what has become a national tragedy, these school shootings ", Petty said. (more...)
Phil Schiller Explains Steam Link App Rejection Phil Schiller Explains Steam Link App Rejection
- May 29, 2018

Obviously, Phil Schiller's statement is meant to show Apple isn't the Bogeyman in this case , but Steam Link will definitely not come to iOS if Valve's engineers don't manage to address all Apple's complaints. Unfortunately, the review team found that Valve's Steam iOS app, as now submitted, violates a number of guidelines around user generated content, in-app purchases, content codes, etc. (more...)
Street Fighter V's Cody Previewed in Introduction Video Street Fighter V's Cody Previewed in Introduction Video
- May 29, 2018

When not in V-Trigger, Cody can no longer throw rocks as a projectile or unleash a Criminal Upper like before. The character will be available for download on June 26. Much like the knife, Cody will hold on to the pipe after V-Trigger II ends until he hits the opponent with it - even on block. Price points weren't detailed, but they'll presumably be the same as the other characters before him: $5.99/100,000 Fight Money, or with the other five Season 3 characters in the Character Pass for $29.99. (more...)
The Wolf Among Us season 2 delayed until 2019 The Wolf Among Us season 2 delayed until 2019
- May 29, 2018

The developer is now eyeing a 2019 release for the episodic video game. The Wolf Among Us is based on the popular comic series, Fables . The original 'The Wolf Among Us' game followed Digby as he tried to solve a murder and it allowed players to choose how he interacted with the various other characters in the game. (more...)
'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...)