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Madden NFL 19 Won’t Say Colin Kaepernick’s Name Madden NFL 19 Won’t Say Colin Kaepernick’s Name
- August 03, 2018

I'm no music expert, but many songs, perhaps even most songs, don't mention Kaepernick by name even once. EA Sports says it "messed up" and made "an unfortunate mistake". Kaepernick was cut from the San Francisco 49ers and has yet to be signed by a new team after being the first NFL player to take a knee in protest during a performance of the national anthem before an NFL game. (more...)
Motorola announces Moto Z3 with 5G Moto Mod support Motorola announces Moto Z3 with 5G Moto Mod support
- August 03, 2018

On the camera front, it could feature a dual camera (12MP+12MP sensors) at the rear and an 8MP snapper upfront for selfies and video calling. The Moto Z3 , of course, supports MotoMods, which makes it a lot easier to customize and comes with one new mod that will leapfrog the device into the world of modern communication in 2019. (more...)
What redditors need to know about the Reddit data breach What redditors need to know about the Reddit data breach
- August 03, 2018

Reddit breach - how did the hacker get into Reddit's systems? While Reddit uses two-factor authentication to protect staff logins, the challenge and response codes were transmitted out-of-band via SMS, which were intercepted by the hackers. (more...)
Facebook is ready to start making serious money off WhatsApp Facebook is ready to start making serious money off WhatsApp
- August 03, 2018

Said the blog: "Some businesses may provide real-time support on WhatsApp to answer questions about their products or help you resolve an issue". Have you visited TNW's hype-free blockchain and cryptocurrency news site yet? They can respond to messages from users for free for up to 24 hours, but will be charged a fixed rate by country for messages sent after that. (more...)
Sony profit tops estimates on PlayStation Sony profit tops estimates on PlayStation
- August 03, 2018

For the April-to-June quarter, it reported a net profit of ¥226.4 billion, up from ¥80.9 billion a year earlier. After practically giving away their title as top dog among console gaming with during the PS3 era, Sony managed to bounce back strong with their fourth home console. (more...)
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - Multiplayer Beta Trailer is Here Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - Multiplayer Beta Trailer is Here
- August 02, 2018

A separate beta for the Blackout mode is reportedly planned for September. It's worth noting that this first beta is not the beta that will allow players to try out Call of Duty's take on the Battle Royale genre. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is out October 12 on PC, PS4, and Xbox One . Players will begin fighting through six maps - two of which will make their first public appearance. (more...)
Honor Play Gaming Smartphone Launched Honor Play Gaming Smartphone Launched
- August 02, 2018

The glass on the back has a special metal oxide nano-coating which makes it glitter under the light. Honor announced its latest budget-centric smartphone, the Honor 9N , in India earlier this month . The device is fueled by the Kirin 970 64-bit octa-core processor, the most powerful mobile processor Huawei has released to date. These would be coupled with 64/128/256/512 GB of internal storage . (more...)
Fortnite Adds Explosive Jetpack Mode Fortnite Adds Explosive Jetpack Mode
- August 02, 2018

While it will certainly be useful in squad games, the reduced damage might hinder it from seeing any solo play. After shooting down some of the opponent's cover, he proceeded to launch a Guided Missile and jump on it, leading him to the point where he hit the game-winning snipe. (more...)
Google Clock App Lets You Wake Up to Spotify Google Clock App Lets You Wake Up to Spotify
- August 02, 2018

Want to wake up with a music alarm? Also, check to make sure you have the latest version of the Clock app. It's being rolled out for devices on Android 5.0 or above this week, so you'll be able to use it by Sunday at the latest. You'll get the option to continue listening to music after you turn off the alarm. It's certainly a welcome new feature. To sum up only a few of the issues, the music migration has yet to take place between Play Music and YouTube Music , users can't sort ... (more...)
Google Is Creating A "Censored" Search Engine For China
- August 02, 2018

News website The Intercept first reported the story, saying the Chinese search app was being tailored for Google-backed Android operating system for mobile devices. Google Search is, however, available in Hong Kong, where topics such as democracy and peaceful protest are accessible and often accessed by users. Progress on the project picked up after a December meeting between Google's Chief Executive Sundar Pichai and a top Chinese government official, it added. (more...)
Facebook launches new time management tools
- August 02, 2018

The social media giant unveiled tools on Wednesday created to help users manage the amount of time they spend on Facebook and Instagram. If you want to limit your time spent in the app, you can opt to set reminders, which alert you when you are close to a pre-set time limit, or you can mute all incoming notifications for up to eight hours at a time. (more...)
A leaked ad forces DJI to confirm Mavic 2 drone specs A leaked ad forces DJI to confirm Mavic 2 drone specs
- August 02, 2018

Thanks to a merchandise catalogue from a United Kingdom reseller, we now know that DJI is set to release two new drones in the near future. It suggested the catalogue offered only a "hint" of the new drone's features. There's no pricing information in the Argos catalog, but we'd be surprised if these new Mavic Pros came in at under $1,000. Other than that the Mavic 2 drones can be folded and is slightly slimmer than the previous generation. (more...)
Nvidia will show its next-gen consumer graphics soon Nvidia will show its next-gen consumer graphics soon
- August 02, 2018

Now, the event is confirmed, with Nvidia dubbing it the " GeForce Gaming Celebration ". Pacific time. That presentation was quickly pulled after the press noticed it, but doing some time-zone math, the original time for the Hot Chips talk occurs about two hours after Nvidia's Gamescom event kicks off. (more...)
Origin Access Premier: EA Expands Game Subscription Service on PC Origin Access Premier: EA Expands Game Subscription Service on PC
- August 02, 2018

Game publisher EA next week will release its Origin Access Premier service. Players can join Origin Access Premier now to start playing full previously released EA titles on PC, including The Sims, Star Wars: Battlefront II, FIFA 18, A Way Out, Unravel Two , and Fe. (more...)
LG’s $1,830 smartphone to hit the shelves next month LG’s $1,830 smartphone to hit the shelves next month
- August 02, 2018

Of course, you also get free over-ear headphones powered by B&O, but it's still an insane price for a phone that can be had with a glass back and 64GB of space for less than half of what the Signature Edition costs. It offers 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM along with 256GB of UFS 3.1 internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 2TB via microSD card. LG will be equipped with dual primary camera . (more...)
Google plans limited version of search engine in China
- August 02, 2018

It certainly makes financial sense for Google to want a piece of the Chinese market in a more direct fashion, but its previous policy of "Don't Be Evil" may have been completely forgotten for this project. Citing anonymous sources familiar with the plan-including a Google whistleblower who has "moral and ethical concerns" about his company's role in censorship-as well as confidential company documents, Gallagher reported that "programmers and engineers at Google have created a custom Android ... (more...)
OnePlus promises Android P for two-year-old 3 and 3T against all expectations OnePlus promises Android P for two-year-old 3 and 3T against all expectations
- August 02, 2018

Having recently taken over a policy of more frequent updates, the well-known Chinese smartphone manufacturer, of course, OnePlus recently reiterated this promise, announcing updates with a flow similar to Google Pixel. Let us know in the comment box. The system comes out of the sleep standby mode before you woke up and hence you won't miss any notifications, updates, and emails. (more...)
Samsung Wireless Charger Duo leaked from Russian retail store Samsung Wireless Charger Duo leaked from Russian retail store
- August 02, 2018

Alongside the Note 9 , Samsung is reportedly planning to launch a tablet - Galaxy Tab S4 - and also a Galaxy Watch . According to the leaked images, the 128Gb variant will come with a price tag of 12,500,000 Indonesian rupiahs ($937) and 17,500,00 Indonesian rupiah ($1,215) for the 512GB variant. (more...)
Mobile agrees $3.5bn 5G network deal with Nokia
- August 02, 2018

Nokia will help build a nationwide 5G network for the No. 3 wireless carrier, which has said its customers in New York, Los Angeles , Dallas and Las Vegas will be first to run the new technology early next year. subscription market share, and 0.4 p.p. revenue market share by 2023. T-Mobile is one of the biggest earners for its parent, Deutsche Telekom of Germany. (more...)
Samsung Targets iPad Pro with Galaxy Tab S4 Samsung Targets iPad Pro with Galaxy Tab S4
- August 02, 2018

Samsung Electronics Co. on Thursday unveiled two new tablet PCs, the Galaxy Tab S4 and Galaxy Tab A 10 .5, in line with efforts to diversify its mobile portfolio. Users of the Tab S4 will have to depend heavily on Google's own applications, but at least these concentrate on productivity. You can pre-order the tablet right now from Best Buy and Samsung, and if you decide to pre-order from Samsung, you'll have the option of buying the Tab S4's Book Cover Keyboard for half off. (more...)