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Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 flagship smartphone is finally out Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 flagship smartphone is finally out
- October 27, 2018

That being said, the slider can also be customized to answering calls or open different apps with it and many more. Xiaomi also hasn't done anything new with the fingerprint sensor, which is still on the back of the phone. The front 24MP camera features the same slate of AI features that Xiaomi is offering in the Mix 2S, and the secondary 2MP lens is created to facilitate depth of field. (more...)
#LYTV: Unboxing The Huawei Mate 20 Pro #LYTV: Unboxing The Huawei Mate 20 Pro
- October 27, 2018

On the camera department, the Huawei Mate 20 X triple rear cameras will take better photo quality than the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 . While the Mate 20 Pro version has IP68 water and dust resistance, the regular Mate 20 is IP53-rated, so is only splash-resistant. (more...)
Google Pixel 3 doesn't support Qi fast charge Google Pixel 3 doesn't support Qi fast charge
- October 26, 2018

Also, what we learned is that Google's official wireless charger can provide 10W for the newly-released Pixel 3 and Pixel XL 3, however, according to our quality engineer, Pixel sets a limitation for a third-party charging accessories and we are afraid that even our fast wireless charger can only provide 5W for these 2x devices. (more...)
Google News App Reportedly Using Excessive Background Data Without User's Knowledge Google News App Reportedly Using Excessive Background Data Without User's Knowledge
- October 25, 2018

A SURVEY from Oxford University suggests that almost all free apps in the Google Play Store are sharing data with Google's parent company, Alphabet . Among other findings, their study revealed, per Business Insider , "how huge numbers of (those apps) are set up to transfer data to big tech companies". (more...)
Qualcomm releases Snapdragon 675 processor Qualcomm releases Snapdragon 675 processor
- October 25, 2018

Qualcomm Technologies also supports popular tools and APIs, including Vulkan, OpenGL 3.2, OpenCL, and Snapdragon profiler. Kondap added that smartphones sporting this processor will be available from Q1 2019 . Needless to mention, embedding multiple cameras within smartphones has become an increasingly common practice. On the front, the cameras can support 3D Face Unlock. (more...)
Samsung brings better display tech to its Windows VR headset Samsung brings better display tech to its Windows VR headset
- October 25, 2018

I suppose that the Screen Door Effect is Mixed Reality's version of the "mail slot" field of view issue with HoloLens in that it's the one major problem cited by customers. Samsung also boasts about the new HMD's comfort and adjustability. The updated device also has wider eye boxes than the original - they are now 146 mm. (more...)
Red Dead 2's Official Companion App Revealed Red Dead 2's Official Companion App Revealed
- October 25, 2018

In celebration of the release of Red Dead Redemption 2 , from 11.30 pm on Thursday night hungry, and probably cold, gamers can get free KFC delivered at the London, Soho branch of GAME from Deliveroo . Android games seems to hit new heights every year. First Red Dead Redemption 2 brings back cowboy boots and scruffy beards, now it's bringing back companion apps too. (more...)
Facebook Messenger 4 now official with simpler design Facebook Messenger 4 now official with simpler design
- October 25, 2018

People is where you can find the list of Facebook friends that are now online and where you can search through your entire friends list. Facebook was able to simplify some of those tabs by adding more complex interactions. "We have a handful of new features we're planning to introduce in the near future, like Dark Mode, a re-skinned interface that cuts down on the glare from your phone". (more...)
Apple, Samsung fined millions by Italy for 'planned obsolescence' of phones Apple, Samsung fined millions by Italy for 'planned obsolescence' of phones
- October 25, 2018

Operating system updates "caused serious malfunctions and significantly reduced performance, thus accelerating phones' substitution". This pushed consumers to buy new devices, according to AGCM . Both companies were fined the maximum possible, Apple paying double Samsung's five-million-euro fine because of its two contested practices. The Italian anti-trust authority opened its investigation in January following customer complaints around the same time as a similar probe in France. (more...)
Treyarch details upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 patch Treyarch details upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 patch
- October 25, 2018

More details are expected to be announced soon by the development team, who have been busy launching a new update today. Making room for Black Ops 4 , last week's top three games have all moved down a spot, while other recent releases - Spider-Man, WWE 2K19, Forza Horizon 4 and National Basketball Association 2K19 - are also still represented. (more...)
Fallout 76 Will Have Some Spectacular Bugs Bethesda Warns Fallout 76 Will Have Some Spectacular Bugs Bethesda Warns
- October 25, 2018

Bethesda has been upfront about that in the past, and certainly will be doing more of the same with its latest title, Fallout 76 . In the note, Bethesda explains some background on Fallout 76 , and how this game is completely different from what the publisher has attempted in the past. (more...)
Audi R8 rebooted with new look and more power Audi R8 rebooted with new look and more power
- October 25, 2018

It's still - mercifully -powered by a normally aspirated 5.2-litre V10, but power in the standard auto has climbed from 533bhp to 562bhp - the same output as a McLaren 570S, albeit with less torque (only up 7.4lb ft) and a way better noise. (more...)
Privacy: Google makes it easier to delete your search history Privacy: Google makes it easier to delete your search history
- October 25, 2018

Google updated its user privacy controls on Wednesday, allowing users to delete their search activity - and control the ads the see - directly from the Google Search home page both on desktop and the mobile web, as well as from the Google Search iOS app. (more...)
‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ Delivers Powerful Interactive Map to iOS, Android
- October 25, 2018

The unexpected addition features a number of interesting aspects, each allowing for further immersion into the world of the wild west. One employee who worked on Red Dead Redemption argued, 'we absolutely were forced to work six-day weeks in the six to nine months leading to launch, ' while another added: 'What the company values most is not the bugs you fix but the hours you put in'. (more...)
'Fortnite': Fortnitemares Event Back Up and Running 'Fortnite': Fortnitemares Event Back Up and Running
- October 25, 2018

In the store with the Battle Bus above it, hidden inbetween two shelves. Original Story - Fortnite Fortnitemares event has just launched. Shortly after, they sent out another Tweet from the official Fortnite account to announce that Fortnitemares has been completely disabled for the time being. (more...)
Can 'blockchain' mobe Exodus stem movement of HTC's Jah people? Can 'blockchain' mobe Exodus stem movement of HTC's Jah people?
- October 24, 2018

The phone, however, can be purchased only through bitcoins or cryptocurrencies . To further develop and strengthen the technology, HTC will soon release APIs to allow third-party developers to use the EXODUS 1 specific hardware to protect keys and sign transactions. (more...)
Red Dead Redemption 2 Confirmed to Come on Two Discs Red Dead Redemption 2 Confirmed to Come on Two Discs
- October 22, 2018

For those looking to get just a standard Xbox One S, you can pay $339 and get a 1TB Xbox One S as well as Red Dead Redemption 2 and Forza Horizon 4. Set in 1899, twelve years before the original's setting, Red Dead Redemption 2 centres on Arthur Morgan, an outlaw and member of the Van der Linde gang in the American Old West. (more...)
PlayStation 4 exclusive ‘Days Gone’ gets hit by a two-month delay PlayStation 4 exclusive ‘Days Gone’ gets hit by a two-month delay
- October 21, 2018

So the choice is disappointing but wise, at least. The new release date for Days Gone is April 26th, 2019 and we have our fingers crossed that this will be the final delay before we are able to get our hands on it. Maybe the game really does need a lot more polish, or maybe the studio had its eye on trying to recapture some of God of War's magic when it released in the same week in April a year ago. (more...)
Black Ops 4 patch increases duos player count and drops quads Black Ops 4 patch increases duos player count and drops quads
- October 21, 2018

The latest entry into the hit shooter franchise, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 , has been out for nearly a week, but in its first three days the game has already set a new record for Activision with over $500 million grossed, according to The Hollywood Reporter . (more...)
Spotify cuts the fat from its Premium app with streamlined overhaul Spotify cuts the fat from its Premium app with streamlined overhaul
- October 21, 2018

The new navigation is being called "refined", as it aims to help "people quickly find what they're looking for". While premium users already have access to Artist radio, it's being expanded to be endless, using those same magical algorithms to tune the station to your tastes. (more...)