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Nokia's X5 will go on sale tomorrow from ¥999 in China Nokia's X5 will go on sale tomorrow from ¥999 in China
- July 19, 2018

Nokia X6 Smartphone India Launch Soon; Gets Listed on Brand's Official Indian Website . Nokia 3.1 : Deals and offers Consumers purchasing Nokia 3 .1 from a retail outlet by scanning the Paytm Mall QR code will be eligible for 10% cashback on future recharges and bill payments on Paytm . (more...)
Google Job Hunt Search Feature is now available in United Kingdom region Google Job Hunt Search Feature is now available in United Kingdom region
- July 19, 2018

It works when users search on Google for jobs . Much like Google search the new job aggregation tool is free, and doesn't cost job sites or hunters any money to use. Indeed's United Kingdom managing director Bill Richards said: 'Indeed's sole mission is to help people get jobs. The UK joins the U.S. to implement the feature. (more...)
Microsoft May Finally Announce the Next-Gen Elite Controller Next Month Microsoft May Finally Announce the Next-Gen Elite Controller Next Month
- July 19, 2018

Sony and Nintendo don't tend to announce anything new at Gamescom but Microsoft often do and a new blog by Major Nelson is promising to reveal "all-new Xbox hardware and accessories". A previous report suggested that Microsoft is looking to hire a GDDR6 expert to work on the new Xbox . In the USA, the Xbox One S 1TB Starter bundle including 3 months of Xbox game Pass, 3 months of Xbox live Gold and a free copy of the Rare Replay anthology was just $229.99. (more...)
Fortnite makes over $1 billion in less than a year Fortnite makes over $1 billion in less than a year
- July 18, 2018

This is after Season 5 started for Fortnite which saw a few new features like the All Terrain Kart. Following Fortnite's patch 5.0, Epic has confirmed Content Update V5.0 rolls out later today and Fortnite Intel reports that it will include a new SMG "with a fast rate of fire and improved mobility". (more...)
Roku TV Wireless Speakers seamlessly sync to your TV for stereo sound Roku TV Wireless Speakers seamlessly sync to your TV for stereo sound
- July 18, 2018

Once paired, users can listen to audio from any streaming channel on the Roku platform, live TV from an antenna, or other devices such as a cable set-top box through the Roku TV Wireless Speakers . Insignia ( Best Buys Brand) has also been part of the Roku TV mix, but that relationship was recently upended by an exclusive between Best Buy and Amazon. (more...)
World of Warcraft has ditched the upfront fee for new players World of Warcraft has ditched the upfront fee for new players
- July 18, 2018

Given that World of Warcraft has been operational since 2004, during which time it has generated vast amounts of income for Blizzard, you could argue that the removal of a barrier to entry such as the Battle Chest is somewhat overdue. So for you $15 each month, you get the base game content as well as The Burning Crusade , Wrath of the Lich King , Cataclysm , Mists of Pandaria , Warlords of Draenor , and Legion . (more...)
Developer brings Windows Timeline support to Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox Developer brings Windows Timeline support to Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox
- July 18, 2018

However, the free Windows Timeline Support extension is here to change that. The new features will appear in the Redstone 5 Windows 10 update, which includes a bunch of other improvements for Microsoft Edge , remote desktop, and Windows sign-in, due to land later this year. (more...)
Amazon sells more than 100 million products on Prime Day event Amazon sells more than 100 million products on Prime Day event
- July 18, 2018

For what remains of Prime Day, Amazon is giving 20% off anything in its Warehouse to its Prime members . It feels practically necessary for a game like Bayonetta, but could also be especially useful for tricky platformers such as Rayman Legends, which is now on sale for £21.99 during Prime Day too. (more...)
Uber’s brilliant new Spotlight tool makes pickups easier Uber’s brilliant new Spotlight tool makes pickups easier
- July 18, 2018

Chasing down your Uber driver just got a lot easier for iPhone users thanks to a new update to the ride-sharing app. Uber is also adding guaranteed pick ups. Pickup Messages: Sometimes you want to give your driver a little extra detail ahead of the pickup. Uber is testing a new feature called Beacon in Toronto, Canada. (more...)
No Man's Sky Next Brings Multiplayer, More Next Week No Man's Sky Next Brings Multiplayer, More Next Week
- July 18, 2018

With several big changes already implemented, No Man's Sky is definitely not the shell of a game it was almost two years ago. "When No Man's [ Sky ] launched it was broad in a way that nearly no other game is, but with four updates it has become broader and so much deeper too". (more...)
Google facing record $5 billion fine over controversial Android practices Google facing record $5 billion fine over controversial Android practices
- July 18, 2018

The fine, which was to be announced about midday on Wednesday, ends an European Union probe into Google's contracts with smartphone manufacturers and telecommunications network operators. The antitrust chief is also expected to order Google to make major changes to Android, which is used on around 80 percent of phones in Europe. In regards to the record-breaking fine, Vestager said "it's a very serious infringement". (more...)
Galaxy Note 9 image leaks show off the upcoming Samsung flagship Galaxy Note 9 image leaks show off the upcoming Samsung flagship
- July 18, 2018

The good news is that the new placement of the fingerprint reader should make it easier to reach compared to the Note 8 . If and when you buy either phone , you'll get an Echo Spot ($100 right now, usually $130), an Echo smart speaker ($70 right now, usually $100), and a Samsung SmartThings home monitoring kit, which itself includes four smart home accessories. (more...)
Facebook Poaches Top Google Chip Guru Facebook Poaches Top Google Chip Guru
- July 18, 2018

Facebook now follows the footprint of the Silicon Valley suite building own chips. Spokesmen for Facebook and Google declined to comment on Rabii's move. The report earlier this year mentioned that Facebook is in the earlys tages of developing its own chips for servers and consumer devices. Facebook, through its Oculus virtual reality division and Building 8 hardware divisions, is working on several future devices. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi Max 3 official Renders reveal upcoming phone's design Xiaomi Mi Max 3 official Renders reveal upcoming phone's design
- July 18, 2018

The software, however, will be very different. Xiaomi confirmed that the Mi Max 3 will get a 6.9-inch LCD screen with FHD capabilities and 18:9 ratio plus thin bezels, and fans will be happy to know that the trendy notch is not a feature. (more...)
Google’s Phone app now filters out spam calls automatically keywords Google’s Phone app now filters out spam calls automatically keywords
- July 18, 2018

The new feature, which will work on devices running Android 6.0 Marshmallow and above, improves how the Google Phone app handles spam , further preventing users from being disturbed by the unwanted calls. Here, they will need to tap the call they want to report as spam, and then tap Block / report spam. Google explained how to activate the Android spam call blocker through a dedicated Google support page . (more...)
More RAM for your phones: Samsung announces 8Gb LPDDR5 DRAM More RAM for your phones: Samsung announces 8Gb LPDDR5 DRAM
- July 18, 2018

Samsung will offer the new chip in two bandwidths - 6,400 Mb/s at a 1.1 operating voltage (V) and 5,500 Mb/s at 1.05V. This performance advancement has been made possible through several architectural enhancements. Due to take over from DDR4 and offering, as with each successive generation of the Double Data Rate (DDR) memory standard, improved performance, Samsung's new LPDDR5 product is aimed to low-power yet high-performance devices including smartphones, tablets, and embedded systems of ... (more...)
Uber Announces New Tools for Tricky Pickups Uber Announces New Tools for Tricky Pickups
- July 17, 2018

This is a major issue as now most drivers end up canceling their scheduled pickup or end up reaching the pickup point later than the scheduled time. In light of that, Uber earlier today announced a new set of tools as part of a broader effort to make pickups more efficient for both riders and drivers. (more...)
New Emojis Unveiled Just In Time For World Emoji Day New Emojis Unveiled Just In Time For World Emoji Day
- July 17, 2018

The new emojis will better represent people with red hair, gray hair and curly hair as well as bald people, Apple said. Healthy eaters will be delighted to learn that a mango and lettuce also made the cut - along with a cupcake for balance. (more...)
Moto e5 play Android Go edition announced, will be priced at €109 Moto e5 play Android Go edition announced, will be priced at €109
- July 16, 2018

Motorola brought back the Play series this year with the Moto G6 Play and Moto E5 Play . Except for the third phone, the Moto E5 Play , the rest two phones in the E series were launched in India. You can also expand the internal memory up to 128GB thanks to microSD card support. It is also splash proof with the p2i water repellent coating. The Go version of the E5 play is expected to retail for roughly $128 and will go on sale from end-July in European and Latin American markets. (more...)
Reasons to Buy the 2018 MacBook Pro & 5 Reasons Not To Reasons to Buy the 2018 MacBook Pro & 5 Reasons Not To
- July 15, 2018

The MacBook Pro range used to start at $999, but these new models start at $1,799 for a 13-inch version and $2,399 for a 15-inch. Own a MacBook Pro but need more graphic processing power? They are compatible with the 2016, 2017, and 2018 "Thunderbolt 3" MacBook Pro laptops. (more...)