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Nokia 5 (2018) hands on review Nokia 5 (2018) hands on review
- May 29, 2018

Pre-installed with Android Oreo (Go Edition), battery life is one of the most touted characteristic for the phone which carries a 4000mAh battery and apparently able to last up to two days straight with just one charge. Moving up is the new Nokia 3 .1. It's the phone that slides into the middle of the renewed Nokia-branded smartphone family, sitting between the new Nokia 6.1 and Nokia 3.1. (more...)
Bethesda wants you to "Please Stand By"
- May 29, 2018

Bethesda has found success with Skyrim and DOOM ports on the Nintendo Switch, so it's possible a Fallout game will see the same fate. Of course, the fact that Bethesda Game Studios, not Bethesda Softworks (the publisher) is doing the teasing would seem to indicate, it's a game developed at the main studios behind the likes of Fallout 3 and Fallout 4 (as well as the main Elder Scrolls titles). (more...)
The Balenciaga T-shirt shirt that has the internet baffled The Balenciaga T-shirt shirt that has the internet baffled
- May 29, 2018

Or, as the website helpfully points out in the product description, you could flip the script and wear it the other way: as a dress shirt with a t-shirt casually hanging off of your back. Customers can reserve a "T-Shirt Shirt" online. The Spanish brand is selling this shirt T-shirt combination for Dollars 1,290 - or approximately Rs 87,365. (more...)
IOS 11.4 adds stereo pairing and AirPlay 2 multi-room audio support IOS 11.4 adds stereo pairing and AirPlay 2 multi-room audio support
- May 29, 2018

This feature allows two HomePod units in the same room to stream music in stereo with individual left and right channels. Using spatial awareness to sense their location in the room, each HomePod automatically adjusts the audio to sound great wherever it is placed and sound great together, using an Apple-designed wireless peer-to-peer direct link to communicate with each other and play music completely in sync. (more...)
"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...)