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The awesome new Call of Duty feature you may NOT know about The awesome new Call of Duty feature you may NOT know about
- October 14, 2018

So, don't think twice and go and grab one of the copies of 'Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 , ' and get started. While there's no traditional single player campaign, that doesn't mean there's no single player content. Multiplayer and Zombies are the best they've been in a long time, but it's Blackout that steals the show. TrueGaming gave it a 9/10 and said: " Black Ops 4 takes multiple ideas from other modern shooters today which breathes new life into the series making it an ideal ... (more...)
Pixel 3 vs Pixel 3 XL, Which One Should You Buy? Pixel 3 vs Pixel 3 XL, Which One Should You Buy?
- October 14, 2018

Samsung has launched a few sly digs at the brand new Google Pixel phone on Twitter . The feature was demoed on the Pixel 3 during Google's annual hardware keynote, and again many believed, it would be a Pixel 3 exclusive, to begin with. (more...)
Google Pixel Slate: Specs, Price, Features & UK Release Date Google Pixel Slate: Specs, Price, Features & UK Release Date
- October 13, 2018

The new redesigned Google Pixel 3 camera app comes with new features like " Top Shot " and " Night Sight " etc. In comparison, you can pick up the 256GB version of the Pixel 3 XL for £969, which is cheaper than the lowest-spec iPhone XS Max. (more...)
Nintendo Switch Online Surprisingly Brings us The Legend of Zelda SP Nintendo Switch Online Surprisingly Brings us The Legend of Zelda SP
- October 13, 2018

In addition to NES Open Tournament Golf/Solomon's Key/Super Dodge Ball, a special save file has been added to The Legend of Zelda . If you never got a chance to utilize that little watch battery to make your own Zelda saves, Nintendo has been thinking about you. (more...)
Where's the best place to buy a Razer Phone 2? Where's the best place to buy a Razer Phone 2?
- October 13, 2018

This also doubles as a notification light and thus the notification colours for various applications can be configured separately using an application. A single front-facing camera is present on the product that is 8-megapixels. It comes in a Satin finish and will be made available at a later date. (more...)
Man divorces wife after awkward Google Earth encounter Man divorces wife after awkward Google Earth encounter
- October 13, 2018

The man was planning a route ahead of a drive when he spotted an image of his wife sat on a bench stroking the hair of another man with his head in her lap. One social media user, San Pateste, said: "What a small world it is". The woman in the case was snapped in 2013, however, it was while she was still married to her former husband. (more...)
Nokia 3.1 Plus first impressions: Killing the competition Nokia 3.1 Plus first impressions: Killing the competition
- October 12, 2018

Launched initially at the company's event at Mobile World Congress this year, this feature phone is a modern take on the original Nokia 8110 and features the same legendary slider mechanism. Its an octa-core CPU for improved performance and is theoretically superior to the Qualcomm's Snapdragon 450 SoC or 625 SoC, which we will talk about later in our detailed review. (more...)
WhatsApp Security Flaw Could Crash Your iPhone WhatsApp Security Flaw Could Crash Your iPhone
- October 12, 2018

Only the mobile users, both iOS and Android had the bug. RTP stands for Realtime Transport Protocol and is commonly used to send audio and video over the Internet. WhatsApp web users were not impacted because it uses, what is called, WebRTC for video calls . It works with security researchers around the world to ensure that the service "remains safe and reliable". (more...)
Android Co-Founder Andy Rubin's Essential Team Reportedly Building AI-Powered Smartphone Android Co-Founder Andy Rubin's Essential Team Reportedly Building AI-Powered Smartphone
- October 12, 2018

This time, some more details about the smartphone have been revealed by "people familiar with the matter" in a Bloomberg report . It is said to have a small screen, indirectly stressing more on the usage of voice commands. However, the report adds that the users would also be able to make phone calls using this device. I think that this technology is possible but not right now. (more...)
Xbox One October update adds new Avatars, Alexa controls, Dolby Vision HDR Xbox One October update adds new Avatars, Alexa controls, Dolby Vision HDR
- October 12, 2018

You can now choose to have your Xbox Avatar across your entire Xbox One profile and console, and even use it as your gamerpic. You'll also see Avatars on activity feed posts, friend blocks on the Home screen, gamerscore leaderboards, club headers, profile comparisons, etc. (more...)
Google's Lenovo Smart Display is Already Here Google's Lenovo Smart Display is Already Here
- October 12, 2018

The Google Home Hub officially goes on sale October 22. You can order it from Google . And another JBL bonus is that there's a 5MP front-facing camera on the Link View. Bring them up using Google Photos. That's OK because Google is attempting to make the smart home experience easier instead of trying to cram in more radios to broaden the types of products it works with. (more...)
Stardew Valley is coming to iOS later this month Stardew Valley is coming to iOS later this month
- October 12, 2018

Still, if you're on PC, you can transfer your data to the iOS version through iTunes. This may sound like a simple feature, but given how some of the most dedicated farmers have put hundreds of hours of work into their farms (namely our resident Stardew Valley expert Chris/HotDogBoy), this feature will be greatly appreciated amongst fans. (more...)
Huawei to sell servers powered by own chips Huawei to sell servers powered by own chips
- October 12, 2018

The cloud services accounted for slightly over 9% of Huawei's revenue in 2017, with a 35% growth year-on-year. Huawei will also release the Ascend 310 next year, aimed at edge computing devices such as Internet of Things devices and mobile phones. (more...)
Instagram ramps up battle against bullying Instagram ramps up battle against bullying
- October 12, 2018

Instagram is toughening its approach against hateful posts with new artificial intelligence capable of detecting bullying in photos and their captions . As well, the company has introduced a new camera effect that it says will help "spread kindness" among users, at least when they're using the Stories feature. (more...)
Google+ To Shut Down After Privacy Bug Google+ To Shut Down After Privacy Bug
- October 11, 2018

To make matters worse, Google decided not to share knowledge of the data breach when it was discovered in March. Despite the size of the security flaw, Google executives opted not to disclose the problem at the time because they feared trouble from regulators after the intense criticism encountered by Facebook over its privacy woes, according to the Wall Street Journal . (more...)
Facebook Portal should have been delivered by Skype years ago Facebook Portal should have been delivered by Skype years ago
- October 11, 2018

Also , Facebook allows users to disable cameras and the microphones in Portal and Portal + with a single tap. So, it can connect calls to people who are not using " Portal ". The devices' "smart camera" and "smart sound" technology will give the Portal and Portal + the ability to focus and follow a person and the sound of one's voice around a room, creating an effect that Facebook said is "like having your own cinematographer and sound crew". (more...)
Fortnite Patch v6.02 Introduces the Quad Rocket Launcher and Disco Domination LTM Fortnite Patch v6.02 Introduces the Quad Rocket Launcher and Disco Domination LTM
- October 11, 2018

Interactive Entertainment to deliver a special bundle. Fortnite is now available to play on just about every game-capable platform under the sun: Xbox One , PS4, Nintendo Switch , PC, even Android and iOS mobile devices. For the uninitiated, this is actually a pretty good deal. Fortnite's Legendary outfits cost 2,000 V-Bucks ($20). Below, you will find the correct list of challenges that are now live in-game, and you can click through to see a few of the guides we've written to ... (more...)
Microsoft open-sources 60,000 patents to protect Linux Microsoft open-sources 60,000 patents to protect Linux
- October 11, 2018

Scott Guthrie, Microsoft's executive vice president of the cloud and enterprise group, said: "We want to protect open source projects from IP lawsuits, so we're opening our patent portfolio to the OIN". NET vs Java", stating that access to all technologies for their platforms. The patents, as well as those on offer from other members including Google , IBM , Sony and Philips, are available to license royalty-free to anyone that joins the OIN community. (more...)
Amazon sale: OnePlus does Rs 400 crore business in just 36 hours Amazon sale: OnePlus does Rs 400 crore business in just 36 hours
- October 11, 2018

The 6GB RAM with 64GB onboard storage variant is available at Rs. 29,999. Xiaomi's Mi A2 at Rs. 14,999, going down from its actual MRP of Rs. 17,499 during the Amazon sale . While Amazon's Great Indian Festival offers discounts across products, there are other offers as well that go along with it. As smartphones are one of the biggest attractions during the six-day Amazon Great Indian Festival sale , Xiaomi has sold a million mobile phones on the first day itself while OnePlus ... (more...)
Borderlands 2 VR Heading To PlayStation VR in December 2018 Borderlands 2 VR Heading To PlayStation VR in December 2018
- October 11, 2018

To make up for this the development team have had to adjust several abilities and skills across the game's various classes. Most apparent is the addition of a new bullet time feature, affectionately dubbed "BAMF Time". Also, nothing is known about the upcoming Borderlands 3 as the studio is keeping it under the wrap for time being as the game was not showcased at E3 2018. (more...)