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Red Dead Redemption 2's PS4-Exclusive Content Timing Revealed Red Dead Redemption 2's PS4-Exclusive Content Timing Revealed
- October 21, 2018

The Red Dead Redemption 2 PS4 Slim and PS4 Pro bundles come with either PS4 Slim or PS4 Pro in black and a copy of the game. Having said that, I wouldn't be shocked if this 105GB requirement is legit given how massive Rockstar Games titles are. (more...)
Samsung Electronics buys network analysis firm Zhilabs in 5G push Samsung Electronics buys network analysis firm Zhilabs in 5G push
- October 20, 2018

Samsung has snagged artificial intelligence and analytics startup Zhilabs to help grease its transition from 4G to 5G. "The acquisition of Zhilabs will help Samsung meet these demands to assure each subscriber receives the best possible service". (more...)
OnePlus 6T will be unveiled a day early thanks to Apple OnePlus 6T will be unveiled a day early thanks to Apple
- October 20, 2018

Our challenge was to find a way to make the most of a bad situation. Pete Lau, the company's CEO, shared a lengthy post on its forums going into the decision process, and it basically all boils down to something along the lines of - "we didn't want Apple to steal our thunder". (more...)
Google Maps Live Trip Sharing Now Available on iOS Google Maps Live Trip Sharing Now Available on iOS
- October 19, 2018

After you've started navigating to a destination, tap on the? button and then on "Share trip progress". Google Maps is one of the mainstays of Google's stable of apps and services and certainly one of the best performing and most updated. (more...)
The best iPhone XR pre-order deals in the UK The best iPhone XR pre-order deals in the UK
- October 19, 2018

Apple iPhone XR will be available for pre-orders in India from tomorrow. IPhone XS and iPhone XS Max have only been out in the public domain for a matter of weeks, and iPhone XR isn't even out yet, so, of course, it makes ideal sense to start the 2019 iPhone predictions. (more...)
Red Dead Redemption 2 Confirms PS4, Xbox One Download Sizes Red Dead Redemption 2 Confirms PS4, Xbox One Download Sizes
- October 19, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 pre-orders have been in high demand ever since those early announcement trailers and screnshots. Red Dead Redemption 2 will come in standard, Standard, and Ultimate Editions , and Sony fans are getting a PS4 Pro bundle and some limited-time exclusive content . (more...)
Samsung announces Galaxy Book 2 with Snapdragon 850 and 12-inch sAMOLED Samsung announces Galaxy Book 2 with Snapdragon 850 and 12-inch sAMOLED
- October 19, 2018

The other key element is that the Snapdragon 850 offers a big jump in battery life. For the industry standard price of $999.00, people can pick up this new Always Connected 2-in-1 PC for retail on November 2nd at most places or at Verizon, Sprint and AT&T with an LTE plan. (more...)
Apple to unveil new iPads, MacBooks on October 30 Apple to unveil new iPads, MacBooks on October 30
- October 19, 2018

What will Apple debut at its October special event? While Apple hasn't officially said what's in store for the end of October, we're nearly certainly looking at an iPad Pro refresh sporting built-in FaceID, and a revamp of Apple's MacBook line, including a potential MacBook Air update or possibly a new 12-inch MacBook. (more...)
Apple's cheaper iPhone XR to generate more revenue
- October 19, 2018

On the specifications side, iPhone XR comes with a 6.1-inch LCD display (1792×828) resolution at 326 ppi. We know the prices for iPhone XS (Rs 99,900 onwards) and XS Max (Rs 1,09,900 onwards) - these are for the 64GB variants. Apple's accepting pre-order approvals through 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT on Thursday (Oct. 18). The iPhone XR livens up the iPhone family. Older models will give you a smaller rebate. (more...)
Huawei Mate 20 X Hands-on Review Huawei Mate 20 X Hands-on Review
- October 19, 2018

This 7nm processor includes 6.9 billion transistors and boasts Arm Cortex-A76-based cores, Mali-G76 GPU, and dual-NPU. Today we're taking a stab at comparing the newest phones to the phones that haven't quite been released just yet. "Smartphones are an important entrance to the digital world". The Mate 20 has a fingerprint sensor on the back, and the Mate 20 Pro has a much larger notch. (more...)
MUSIC GEEK ALERT! Winamp is Making A Comeback As All-In-One Player MUSIC GEEK ALERT! Winamp is Making A Comeback As All-In-One Player
- October 19, 2018

Winamp 6 will work as a neutral one-player-for-all where users can listen to their personal music collection while also plugging in to streaming services like Audible, Google Music library, Podcasts and Spotify playlists. But mobile audio is fractured and inconvenient. Unfortunately, Winamp faded out in the crowd of streaming apps and other players and was sold from AOL to Radionomy in 2014. (more...)
Amazon’s ‘all-new’ Kindle Paperwhite is water resistant and lightweight Amazon’s ‘all-new’ Kindle Paperwhite is water resistant and lightweight
- October 19, 2018

The new model is the first redesign for the Paperwhite since its introduction, the new model is both thinner and lighter and all importantly it's ruggedised for waterproofing with an IPX8 rating for reading in the bath or by the pool. Software features such as reference tool X-Ray and the Smart Lookup dictionary are also part of the new Paperwhite . Amazon's E Ink firmware is very good right now, so you don't get frequent page flashes, just gentle fades. (more...)
Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL India launch Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL India launch
- October 18, 2018

This prevents malicious software from moving your device back to older, more vulnerable versions during booting. While we did know that this chip is meant to make the new devices more secure, Google has now revealed details on exactly how the Titan M chip works in a new blog post . (more...)
How to Pre-Order the iPhone XR How to Pre-Order the iPhone XR
- October 18, 2018

The iPhone XR features a 6.1-inch "Liquid Retina" display that adopts Apple's full-screen, notched design. The iPhone XR has its own appeal and it is likely to attract a lot of buyers even in a market such as India . Thanks to being on this scheme, certain Apple fans will be able to use the Apple Store app to pick out the iPhone XR of their choice so it's ready to pre-order super easily when that goes live. (more...)
Facebook Breach Hit 30 Million Facebook Breach Hit 30 Million
- October 18, 2018

We will review the incident carefully and take punitive measures under Korean data laws". The company stated that of the expected 50 million users, only 30 million users' access tokens were stolen. He also noted that people should be aware that their connections on Facebook can leave them open to data harvesting. A login token is assigned to a profile so a user doesn't have to re-enter their password. (more...)
Google reveals that censored Chinese search engine tests are going well Google reveals that censored Chinese search engine tests are going well
- October 18, 2018

After withdrawing its search services in China for a number of years, Google has been making effort to re-enter the market with a censored version of Google Search known as Dragonfly . Mr Pichai explained the controversial project, deemed "chilling" by human rights groups , was started so that Google could see how its search technology would work in the Asian country of 772m internet users. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S10 might come with 6.6-inch display Samsung Galaxy S10 might come with 6.6-inch display
- October 17, 2018

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 will reportedly sport the Korean's firm's biggest screen size yet. But, more importantly, a 6.66-inch screen would be bigger than the iPhone XS Max's 6.5-inch display . On the other hand, according to the first Samsung Galaxy Note 10 rumors, the device might boast a larger screen than the Note 9. It's not usual for a phone to have a big screen. (more...)
New Porsche Panamera GTS goes official with 338 kW! New Porsche Panamera GTS goes official with 338 kW!
- October 17, 2018

Both versions have been lowered by 10 millimetres, and the three-chamber air suspension has been calibrated with Porsche Active Air Suspension Management for even better performance. As all such features, this one will send to the interior of the windscreen relevant information, as requested by the driver. As is tradition at Porsche , GTS stands for Gran Turismo Sport. (more...)
China-only Nokia X7 foreshadows global Nokia 7.1 Plus with Snapdragon 710 China-only Nokia X7 foreshadows global Nokia 7.1 Plus with Snapdragon 710
- October 17, 2018

The Nokia 7 .1 Plus price for the base 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant has been set as RMB 1,699 (~Rs 18,000). The new Nokia smartphone has a 6.18-inch display with HDR support, dual rear cameras , and a large battery . The long-awaited Nokia X7 is widely expected to launch as the Nokia 7.1 Plus in the global market, and had been leaked multiple times before the event. (more...)
Google altering business model of Android to comply with European regulations Google altering business model of Android to comply with European regulations
- October 17, 2018

Realistically, this probably won't change much for most Android devices. The European Commission in July hit Google with its biggest ever fine, imposing a 4.34 billion euro ($5 billion) penalty, giving the United States tech giant 90 days to change its practices. (more...)