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Nintendo Cloud Save Data Is Deleted if Your Subscription Expires Nintendo Cloud Save Data Is Deleted if Your Subscription Expires
- September 15, 2018

Nintendo has long done its own thing when it comes to video games. Plus, if the roster of fighters wasn't already bursting at the seams, Isabelle from Animal Crossing will be entering the fray, bringing the total number of characters up to 74. (more...)
Huge demand for 512GB Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Huge demand for 512GB Samsung Galaxy Note 9
- September 15, 2018

The Samsung Galaxy S9 is arguably the phones main rival in the premium smartphone market. Samsung has announced another event on October 11 and it's related to a Galaxy device. According to the latest report , the premium variant of the handset will be equipped with the five camera setup. Answering a question that asked whether the statement indicated 2-front and 2-rear cameras, Ice Universe replied " all back ". (more...)
Apple expected to unveil its next iPhone Apple expected to unveil its next iPhone
- September 15, 2018

And alleged prototypes of the hardware, shown off by Marques Brownlee on his YouTube channel, have shown it coming with a single camera sensor rather than a dual-lens setup. The Apple-designed A12 Bionic, the smartest and most powerful chip in a smartphone, features the first 7-nanometer chip ever in a smartphone that delivers industry-leading performance in a more power-efficient design. (more...)
Tesla surges after bullish analysts say 'buy even with drama' Tesla surges after bullish analysts say 'buy even with drama'
- September 15, 2018

The electric auto manufacturer has warned customers that they have a small window of opportunity to order the colors before its too late. It takes more than a toke on a joint by a CEO to bring down a company these days - and Tesla is no different. (more...)
A tricked-out iPhone XS Max costs more than a MacBook A tricked-out iPhone XS Max costs more than a MacBook
- September 14, 2018

Apple calls it the Liquid Retina display that measures 6.1-inches and renders at 1792 x 828-pixel resolution with 326ppi. The iPhone XS comes with a 5.8-inch screen , as the iPhone X did. New iPhones shipping to Hong Kong, China and Macau will all have SIM trays that can hold two SIM cards each. If we refer to Apple Singapore's pricing, the iPhone XS is priced from RM4,974 for the base model with 64GB and it goes up to RM7,086 for the 512GB version of the iPhone XS Max . (more...)
Multiple Classic Final Fantasy Titles Coming to the Xbox One Multiple Classic Final Fantasy Titles Coming to the Xbox One
- September 14, 2018

This is the first time any of these games are being released on a Nintendo system. Additionally, Nintendo announced on Thursday " Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD " will be available for Switch on the eShop. Perhaps that's a good thing, considering that the game is being given a drastic makeover that will see the adventure play out across several upcoming releases. (more...)
Forza Horizon 4 demo is out today Forza Horizon 4 demo is out today
- September 14, 2018

The full game will also feature a shared online world for players to experience alone or with friends. Forza Horizon 4 cruises onto PC and Xbox One on October 2. While you're waiting for the demo to go live, why not check out some of our Forza Horizon 4 gameplay videos below all in stunning 4K! As in weather, with the demo showcasing as per the description everything from "the ice and snow of winter time to the blazing summer heat". (more...)
Nintendo sets a start date for Switch online service Nintendo sets a start date for Switch online service
- September 14, 2018

The link contains a FAQ page and a full table of the features available to Nintendo Switch online subscribers over those who do not subscribe, which you can see below. Despite being classic NES games, Nintendo has at least been kind enough to add some modern day functionality to them. When Switch online goes live on September 19, Switch owners will be able to buy 20 classic NES games including Dr Mario, River City Ransom and The Legend of Zelda . (more...)
RIP iPhone: Apple discontinues its flagships RIP iPhone: Apple discontinues its flagships
- September 14, 2018

Throughout 2018, Apple has been offering out-of-warranty battery replacements at a discount for some iPhone models. Apple doesn't release sales figures, but estimates from two analysts suggest the company shipped roughly 18 million of the gadgets in 2017. (more...)
OnePlus 6T full specs, price and design revealed through a shopping website OnePlus 6T full specs, price and design revealed through a shopping website
- September 14, 2018

But even in OnePlus's leaky universe, a pre-order listing going up for the phone, including price and release date, is rather unusual. Apparently, it was time - and not because everyone else was doing it, but because the company found earlier this year that 59% of its "community" already owned wireless headphones - a figure Pei expects to have risen since. (more...)
Apple launches the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max Apple launches the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max
- September 14, 2018

Apple will nearly certainly share more details on Wednesday at its annual event in California. The iPhone XS (pronounced "ten ess") and XS Max are the updated versions of last year's iPhone X , with faster processors and better GPUs. (more...)
The New $1,449 iPhone Won't Include A Free Headphone Dongle The New $1,449 iPhone Won't Include A Free Headphone Dongle
- September 13, 2018

That's not to say Apple doesn't have cheaper offerings. While battery replacement used to cost $79 regardless of the model, Apple dropped the price to a mere $29 for this campaign. Want audio? You can always purchase its $159 AirPods, or some Bluetooth headphones you'll have to regularly charge. Apple has been working to ramp up revenue from services and digital content such as music and movies, but most of the cash it takes in comes from iPhone sales. (more...)
'The Last Remnant' finally comes to PlayStation a decade late 'The Last Remnant' finally comes to PlayStation a decade late
- September 13, 2018

The Last Remnant Remastered , a rejigged version of 2008's fan-favourite RPG , is coming to PlayStation 4 in the United States and United Kingdom on December 6, publisher Square Enix has announced. The remastered version of the game will be graphically enhanced and use Unreal Engine 4. However, we now know the actual reason why; apparently we're getting a The Last Remnant remaster for the Playstation 4 , so there's no reason for the PC version. (more...)
Apple will no longer give free dongles with new iPhones
- September 13, 2018

Apple has reduced the price of iPhone 7 32GB from Rs 52,370 to Rs 39,900. iPhone 7 128GB also sees a big price drop from Rs 61,560 to Rs 49,900. An iOS 12 mobile operating system that will power new iPhones unveiled on Wednesday, and be pushed out as an update to prior models, has new features to reduce how much they distract people from the real world. (more...)
Apple's cheaper iPhone XR rocks bright colours
- September 13, 2018

So, with that in mind, the company has announced that pre-orders for iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max will begin this coming Friday, September 14. Arguably the most notable new product: the iPhone Xr delivers iPhone X style with a price cut and some caveats. (more...)
Cell, Ericsson signal $Three.5 billion 5G settlement
- September 13, 2018

Ericsson and T-Mobile US have signed a $3.5bn-heavy deal to support the telecom's 5G network deployment, the two companies confirmed recently. On Tuesday, the nation's third largest wireless provider matched that investment through a similar agreement with Ericsson . (more...)
Microsoft Edge warns Windows 10 users to avoid Chrome and Firefox Microsoft Edge warns Windows 10 users to avoid Chrome and Firefox
- September 13, 2018

It reads, "You already have Microsoft Edge - the safer, faster browser for Windows 10 ". The company recommends users to install Edge on its official websites, and asks users to use Edge instead of a different browser when they try changing their default browser on the OS. (more...)
Mirrorless Lexus ES Going On Sale In Japan This October Mirrorless Lexus ES Going On Sale In Japan This October
- September 13, 2018

It's not just plain feed too - the Digital Outer Mirrors offer an expanded view of the car's surroundings by augmenting the display area during turns or when reversing. The digital mirrors will make their debut on the all-new ES, which is expected to go on sale in Japan in October, following its launch in Thailand and the United States. (more...)
Google to shut down Inbox app in March 2019 Google to shut down Inbox app in March 2019
- September 13, 2018

The app presented features not found in the Gmail experience and earned itself some faithful users as a result. " Inbox by Gmail has been a great place to experiment with new ideas like snoozing emails to later, as well as try the latest AI-powered experiences like Smart Reply , Nudges and high-priority notifications to help you stay productive", Izatt writes . (more...)
Nintendo Switch Firmware 6.0.0 Arrives September 18, 2018 Nintendo Switch Firmware 6.0.0 Arrives September 18, 2018
- September 13, 2018

Another long requested feature, cloud saves , will become available with this new service although it appears not all games will be taking advantage of the feature . Nintendo plans to give more details about Nintendo Switch Online at an event tomorrow . That said, it's not all rosy: One of the biggest disappointments about the proposed online play of the Switch was that the only way to get voice chat going was apparently via the dubious Switch Online app . (more...)