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Apple's newest iPhone could have big screen, big price Apple's newest iPhone could have big screen, big price
- September 29, 2018

On the front, it has a 7-megapixel camera that is capable of Face ID and portrait mode photography. But don't expect any retailers to beat those headline prices , as Apple gets very protective about its RRPs for at least a few weeks following launch. (more...)
Oppo Find X will soon land in massive 10GB RAM Oppo Find X will soon land in massive 10GB RAM
- September 29, 2018

The TENAA listing also shows a grey-colored Oppo Find X with 10GB of RAM, suggesting it will be a new color. Originally the phone was only supposed to have 8GB of RAM with either 128GB of 256GB of storage, but now a 10GB, 256GB model has revealed itself. (more...)
IPhone Xs: YouTube for iOS now supports HDR IPhone Xs: YouTube for iOS now supports HDR
- September 29, 2018

Most in the new iPhone XS Max is the screen: it experts have estimated at 80.5$. That's only $3 more than the 5.8-inch OLED on the iPhone X. The labor costs, which include assembly at the Foxconn manufacturing plants in China, comes in at $24.50 per device, but this includes testing and supporting materials. (more...)
Star Wars VR series announced, comes to Oculus Quest in 2019 Star Wars VR series announced, comes to Oculus Quest in 2019
- September 29, 2018

There's a new piece of VR hardware on the market in the form of the Oculus Quest , which the company recently revealed. The setup, at least for part one, is to head to the lava world of Mustafar to pay Darth Vader a visit and wield a lightsaber. (more...)
Local reaction and the latest on Kavanaugh's Senate hearing Local reaction and the latest on Kavanaugh's Senate hearing
- September 29, 2018

ABC News chief legal analyst and Mediaite publisher Dan Abrams explained that supporters of Brett Kavanaugh believing his accuser Christine Blasey Ford isn't going to be enough to stop his confirmation to the Supreme Court . It's tempting to say his performance was flawless, except it would demean the manifest honesty of Graham's indignation to label it such. Then again, Graham recalled he defended an accused rapist who ended up being found not guilty, but the trauma was so ... (more...)
Google Will Let You Opt Out of Chrome 'Forced Login' Google Will Let You Opt Out of Chrome 'Forced Login'
- September 29, 2018

Google has made it clear that Chrome will not sync users' data like browsing history, passwords, and bookmarks automatically when they sign-in, but only when Chrome sync is turned on. "We've heard-and appreciate-your feedback", Google product manager Zach Koch writes in a post to the Google Chrome blog. Finally, Koch said that the company will change the way it manages authorization cookies. (more...)
Oculus announces Quest, its $399 high-end standalone headset
- September 28, 2018

While Oculus Go simply measures head movements and Rift made use of three Oculus Camera trackers to map a room-size space, Quest can assess a room and make a playable area with nothing but its built-in sensors. That's the same price as Oculus' current Rift bundle, £100 less than a Vive, and a whopping £400 less than a Vive Pro, and that's not including the relatively high-end PC you'd need to power them. (more...)
Google Announces Cards, Discovery tools, Revamped Image Search at 20th Anniversary Event Google Announces Cards, Discovery tools, Revamped Image Search at 20th Anniversary Event
- September 28, 2018

How AMP stories in search works: Google has been incorporating more images and video in its search results for years, and AMP stories is a continuation of that effort. Relevant videos will start playing in results, one after another. This means that the " Discover " feature which was previously only available on the Google mobile app will now be seen in the browser too. (more...)
Samsung releases mid-range triple-camera smartphone Samsung releases mid-range triple-camera smartphone
- September 28, 2018

Rumors have been doing the rounds since the past few weeks that Samsung is now working on a new range on smartphones which may be called Samsung Galaxy P30 and Galaxy P30 Plus. The device will be available in two memory and RAM options. The price of the Galaxy A7 (2018 ) in India starts at Rs. 23,990 (about 120,000 Naira) for the 4GB RAM/64GB internal storage variant, and Rs. (more...)
Instagram co-founders step down 6 years after sale to Facebook Instagram co-founders step down 6 years after sale to Facebook
- September 28, 2018

Cambridge Analytica had then used this user information for political purposes, resulting in Facebook's well known Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mark Zuckerberg to be called for a congressional hearing earlier this year. While some have suggested that it isn't uncommon for founders to leave a company once it is acquired, Sonnenfeld said, "Creative talent can be retained". (more...)
Oculus Quest is a standalone headset launching next spring for $399
- September 28, 2018

He chuckled along with the audience as he shared a graph showing they were a scant one per cent of the way to that goal. It is the first device from Oculus to marry a wireless design, virtual hand controllers and full positional tracking, which is considered to be the sweet spot to appeal to consumers still sitting on the fence when it comes to buying into the VR experience. (more...)
How To Get The Pixel 3 Look On Your Existing Phone How To Get The Pixel 3 Look On Your Existing Phone
- September 28, 2018

The development of the Pixel 2 XL price cut comes to us via Mumbai-based electronics retailer Mahesh Telecom who has been accurate about smartphone price cuts in the Indian market in the past. As per an offline retailer , the Pixel 2 XL now has a starting MRP of Rs 45,499, a 40 percent drop from the original Rs 73,000 price. Rezetked claims that the Pixel 3 XL has a new vibration system with feedback that is similar, or perhaps even better than, the one on the iPhone. (more...)
Samsung's first triple camera smartphone in India Samsung's first triple camera smartphone in India
- September 28, 2018

It is powered by an octa-core processor clocked at 2GHz and coupled with 4GB or 6GB of RAM . Samsung may have not yet given up on in-display fingerprint sensors entirely. It keeps the subject of the picture in focus and blurs the background, making the picture appear like it was taken from a DSLR camera . There is also an exchange offer of Rs 1,000. (more...)
Fortnite had 78.3 million players in the month of August Fortnite had 78.3 million players in the month of August
- September 28, 2018

Epic adds that its also learned from the problems it encountered with performance and spectating for the Summer Skirmish, so the Fall Skirmish should hopefully be far smoother. Those members will be able to earn individual awards for event, and clubs will be awarded the $4 million in prizes at the conclusion of the Fall Skirmish based on their point totals. (more...)
Laid-off Telltale Games employee reveals shocking situation following termination meeting Laid-off Telltale Games employee reveals shocking situation following termination meeting
- September 28, 2018

While we can't make any promises today , we are actively working towards a solution that will allow Episodes 3 and 4 to be completed and released in some form . On Friday Telltale Games abruptly shut down, laying off most of its employees without warning. While previous seasons of The Walking Dead and other Telltale series of games have normally provided an a-la-carte method of purchase as well as the Season Pass for The Walking Dead - Final Season the full pass was the only ... (more...)
Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL Wallpapers are Availabe to Download Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL Wallpapers are Availabe to Download
- September 28, 2018

While that may happen sometime in the near future, for now, we have Google Pixel 3 Wallpapers for you that you can download to any smartphone and use them. As far as internals are concerned, the Snapdragon 845 chipset and 4 GB of RAM are tipped to power both phones. While most of what the leaks reveal are not new , a user on twitter has pointed out some new features about the display. (more...)
A Subtle Change to Chrome That Could Help Google Track You Online A Subtle Change to Chrome That Could Help Google Track You Online
- September 28, 2018

For years, Google has given users of its Chrome browser the option of surfing the web without logging in. Apparently, Chrome 69 will log you into Chrome automatically whenever you log into a a Google service. A Mashable piece summarizes her argument as basically that "Google decided to make this change... to put an end to any confusion users may have had when trying to sign out of public or shared devices". (more...)
LG V40 ThinQ official teaser reveals its design from all sides LG V40 ThinQ official teaser reveals its design from all sides
- September 28, 2018

The number five is variously referenced throughout the clip in Korean, English, and Chinese, as well as the number of objects, which likely refers to how many cameras the phone will have. The new images of the V40 ThinQ look very similar to those we saw back in August , with the horizontally aligned camera array sitting above the circular fingerprint reader. (more...)
7-year-old crushes national anthem. Take a listen 7-year-old crushes national anthem. Take a listen
- September 28, 2018

The seven-year-old was selected as the victor of the LA Galaxy's inaugural #GalaxySocial national anthem contest. Ibrahimovic retweeted her performance with the caption " MVP of the game! ". A representative for the Galaxy told ABC News on Monday that it was the first time the team had held a social-media contest to find a national anthem singer. (more...)
Google just rolled out a bunch of updates to its search engine Google just rolled out a bunch of updates to its search engine
- September 27, 2018

The first thing is something we spotted a few days ago . It is basically Google's way of displaying news feed, just like Twitter's "Discover " category. And third, Google Images is one of the most popular features of search , according to Cathy Edwards, vice president of Google Images . Google has consistently refined its search algorithm , which it keeps secret, and uses AI to understand what people are looking for online and to tailor results based on what it knows about ... (more...)