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Microsoft Surface Event October 2nd: Everything we expect Microsoft Surface Event October 2nd: Everything we expect
- October 02, 2018

Specifically, both devices might not have USB Type-C ports on them. Microsoft doesn't seem to be a big fan of USB-C on most devices. The highest end models can be spec'ed up to 16GB of RAM and an Intel Core i7 processor. On the software side of things, Windows 10 will be pre-installed in S Mode, with buyers offered the choice to upgrade for free to a full Home experience. (more...)
New Red Dead Redemption 2 Gameplay Covers Activities, Dead Eye, and More New Red Dead Redemption 2 Gameplay Covers Activities, Dead Eye, and More
- October 02, 2018

Fans have been waiting for the second trailer for Red Dead Redemption 2 to release, with the full game launch coming up quickly on October 26 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. So you might want to think twice before going on a bloodthirsty rampage. Rockstar recently revealed details of the multiplayer component for the game , which will be called Red Dead Online and will launch in November 2018 . (more...)
Why the OnePlus 6T will be October’s standout smartphone Why the OnePlus 6T will be October’s standout smartphone
- October 02, 2018

Note that while OnePlus calls them “bumper”, they cover the back. As opposed to the OnePlus 6's longer notch. One of the most obvious changes that the leaked images confirms is that the phone will clearly comes with a toned down teardrop notch . (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 buyers can get Galaxy Watch for Rs 9,999 Samsung Galaxy Note 9 buyers can get Galaxy Watch for Rs 9,999
- October 02, 2018

As pointed Rahimi, this test showed that the iPhone XS Max proved more reliable than Samsung Galaxy Note 9: it was broken glass only in the bottom of the display, while the smartphone the South Korean manufacturer the entire screen was cracked. (more...)
Google Maps' new feature to help ease stress of daily commute Google Maps' new feature to help ease stress of daily commute
- October 02, 2018

The update will include a dedicated "Commute" tab in the Maps app. We do the work for you and automatically factor this into your ETA so you can anticipate exactly when you'll get to work. Instead of wolfing down your breakfast, spilling coffee on your trousers, and sprinting for the train or subway only to find yourself caught in a 15-minute delay, commuters can consult the new tab to see exactly where their bus or train is on the map in real time. (more...)
Google Gets Ready to Test Its Game Streaming Service on the Browser Google Gets Ready to Test Its Game Streaming Service on the Browser
- October 02, 2018

Google's holding an event on October 9 to unveil the Pixel 3 and 3 XL , and should the company take some time to go into further detail about Project Stream and/or Yeti , we'll be sure to let you know. The selected users can play the game starting October 5 at no charge for the duration of the Project Stream test. "When streaming TV or movies, consumers are comfortable with a few seconds of buffering at the start, but streaming high-quality games requires latency measured in ... (more...)
Best Buy accidentally sold a 3rd generation Chromecast to a customer Best Buy accidentally sold a 3rd generation Chromecast to a customer
- October 01, 2018

Even though we won't be over in NY for the Made By Google event, we understand we'll be able to see these new products on Australian shores pretty quickly, so if your local JB HiFi isn't selling New Chromecasts just yet, it won't be long before they are. (more...)
Google may pay $9 bn to remain Apple’s default search engine Google may pay $9 bn to remain Apple’s default search engine
- October 01, 2018

Hall also echoes those earlier reports , saying "Apple is one of the biggest channels of traffic acquisition for Google", so it sounds like Google will continue to pay what it needs to in an effort to make sure nothing changes in that regard". (more...)
Plugging in an iPhone XS on sleep often won't charge it Plugging in an iPhone XS on sleep often won't charge it
- October 01, 2018

With a starting price of US$1,099, the 6.5-inch iPhone XS Max costs consumers US$100 more than the 5.8-inch iPhone X , IHS indicated. But there are also certain cases where users can not unlock their phones when the Lightning cable is being plugged in. (more...)
Some iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max users reporting charging issues Some iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max users reporting charging issues
- October 01, 2018

Well, several people must've been furious because some of the recently launched iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are facing issues as they won't charge properly when the Lightning cable is plugged in - unless the user wakes the screen up. The new iPhones look similar to their predecessor. It's a bigger display than the 8 Plus but physically smaller than an 8 Plus. iPhone XR has a new name for the display : Liquid Retina display . (more...)
Minecraft: Dungeons is dungeon-crawling done Minecraft-style Minecraft: Dungeons is dungeon-crawling done Minecraft-style
- October 01, 2018

The game is said to be a passion project for the folks at Mojang - the Swedish studio that was founded to create the original " Minecraft ". The game is scheduled to arrive on PC first in 2019 - a beta will precede its arrival, but don't expect anything like the soft launch " Minecraft " had. (more...)
Microsoft Demos Surface Hub 2 Microsoft Demos Surface Hub 2
- September 30, 2018

This is the first year that reliability scores are being factored into overall scores for devices. The leak also did not clear the air regarding Microsoft's selection of port; No information on whether Microsoft would finally adopt USB-C in the Surface Pro 6 . (more...)
Making Plans on Google Maps Just Got a Whole Lot Easier Making Plans on Google Maps Just Got a Whole Lot Easier
- September 30, 2018

Google Maps will show everyone which one is leading in votes, making the decision-making process a bit easier. It supports both the Android and the iOS version of the app. To get the feature going you'll be able to long press on any place name to add it to a shortlist which appears as a floating chathead style bubble on the side of your screen. (more...)
Fallout 76 won't be featuring cross-play Fallout 76 won't be featuring cross-play
- September 30, 2018

It might not be " critical " to the Fallout 76 experience, as Hines puts it, but cross-play certainly would help friends play together easier. The beta will weigh in at 45GB and no pre-load will be available. The beta will be live in four to eight hour bursts during "targeted timeframes" to stress test the system. PC and PlayStation 4 players will get their chances beginning October 30th. (more...)
Galaxy Note 9 in Black Finally Arrives, Silver Model Too Galaxy Note 9 in Black Finally Arrives, Silver Model Too
- September 30, 2018

The Silver Note 9 has a matching silver Bluetooth S Pen that writers in gray silver "ink, ' as demonstrated by the expertly written 'TechRadar" doodle you see before you. The Cloud Silver model will only be available at Samsung.com and in Best Buy stores, starting on October 5, making Cloud Silver a United States exclusive (for now). (more...)
Looking Leaked Video Shows Off Google's Pixel 3 in Action Looking Leaked Video Shows Off Google's Pixel 3 in Action
- September 30, 2018

The hardware event is now scheduled to take place on October 9 . In addition to changes made in stock Android 9 Pie and showing off some more menial Android operations such as clearing away notifications, the video highlights some new functionality for AI. (more...)
RealMe C1 with 4,230mAh Battery Announced for Rs 6,999 RealMe C1 with 4,230mAh Battery Announced for Rs 6,999
- September 30, 2018

The modest Snapdragon 450 chipset is the driving force of the Realme C1 . The smartphone will be available in three variants - 4GB/64GB, 6GB/64GB and the highest model with 8GB/128GB memory specs. Now, here is something important. Here's the live stream of the Realme 2 Pro event . The processor also packs an Adreno 512 GPU for better gaming. (more...)
Facebook Reveals Oculus Quest Wireless VR Headset for $399 Facebook Reveals Oculus Quest Wireless VR Headset for $399
- September 30, 2018

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is off to a slow start in his mission to bring virtual reality to the masses, so perhaps it's appropriate his company's next VR headset will be called Quest. So, what is it about the Oculus Quest that makes it so special? If that doesn't work, the hope is that updates to the cheaper Go headset - including the ability to link it to mobile devices so it becomes a little more social - will get people to test out VR and, hopefully, get hooked on the ... (more...)
Meghan reveals 'something blue' she wore at royal wedding to Prince Harry Meghan reveals 'something blue' she wore at royal wedding to Prince Harry
- September 30, 2018

Talking about the event, Meghan stepped out of a luxuries black sedan and was greeted upon her arrival at her first solo event. "Is she the first royal to close her own door?" wondered others. But one royal correspondent tried to bring everyone back to their senses by noting that Meghan had not, in fact, breached any protocol. "While Meghan is taking time to adjust to her role she is also making important statements in the activities she is pursuing". (more...)
Project Santa Cruz is now Oculus Quest, coming next spring for $399
- September 29, 2018

Oculus line of virtual-reality headsets have not fully revolutionized the way to watch movies and play video games just yet, but the company's newest product may help it get VR into more consumers' hands. Here's everything you need to know about the new Oculus Quest virtual reality headset. This equates to £304 under direct conversion but don't be surprised if Oculus announces a £349 - £399 price tag on launch. (more...)