Tech


The Surface Go with LTE Advanced is now available to pre-order The Surface Go with LTE Advanced is now available to pre-order
- November 13, 2018

Unlike the ARM-based Windows 10 notebooks and 2-in-1s we've seen from HP, Lenovo, and others, Microsoft opted to stick with an Intel x86 processor. It's affordable, starting at £379 ($399), but if you want a full-fat experience, then you'll need to buy the £100 Type Cover (available in black, platinum, burgundy or blue) and £100 Surface Pen separately. (more...)
PlayStation Store Black Friday 2018 Includes Some Special Deals All Week PlayStation Store Black Friday 2018 Includes Some Special Deals All Week
- November 13, 2018

Will you be grabbing a bargain this Black Friday? Like most of the major retailers, Sony will discount the Marvel's Spider-Man Standard Edition PS4 Bundle. That's actually a few dollars more than what other retailers are offering on Black Friday , but this is a digital version which is always nice. We'll likely see a number of other prized exclusives discounted. (more...)
Warner Bros releases Detective Pikachu trailer Warner Bros releases Detective Pikachu trailer
- November 13, 2018

The hugely successful Pokemon franchise, which first emerged in Japan in 2006, regained popularity in 2016 with the release of the Pokemon Go app that allowed followers to find and capture virtual creatures all over the globe. As you can see above, the trailer gives us a good look at how the Pokémon have been adapted to work on the big screen alongside their human counterparts, with Detective Pikachu himself, Mr. (more...)
How To Get Your iPhone X And MacBook Pro Repaired How To Get Your iPhone X And MacBook Pro Repaired
- November 12, 2018

If you have already paid to have this specific problem fixed, you can contact Apple to pursue a refund. Yeah? Because you might be eligible for a free screen replacement from Apple. Customers with a registered device will get an email from Apple alerting them to this new service program. You can check your MacBook Pro's serial number to see if your laptop is affected. (more...)
Fortnite's Player Count Exceeds 8 Million Fortnite's Player Count Exceeds 8 Million
- November 12, 2018

Fortnite's concurrent player count has hit a staggering peak of 8.3 million . Could the A.I.M. Hunting Party skin possibly be giving Fortnite players a hint of winter map being added to the popular battle royale game? Epic Games has taken the gaming world by surprise by announcing that its hugely popular Fortnite game now has over 8.3 million concurrent players. (more...)
Samsung China wants to make flip phones cool again Samsung China wants to make flip phones cool again
- November 12, 2018

Sensors on the phone include Fingerprint sensor, Compass/ Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Gyroscope and Barometer. Samsung announces that the back side of the W2019 is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass. It measures 132.90 x 63.40 x 17.30 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 275.00 grams. (more...)
Facebook launches Lasso, its competitor to TikTok Facebook launches Lasso, its competitor to TikTok
- November 12, 2018

Lasso operates similarly, but being part of the Facebook family also integrates with the parent company site and Instagram. Users can log in with either Facebook or Instagram, which the company said will help it tailor the in-app experience to users' interests over time. (more...)
Hitman 2 Announce Gameplay Launch Trailer Gives a Taste of Everything Hitman 2 Announce Gameplay Launch Trailer Gives a Taste of Everything
- November 11, 2018

Warner Bros. and IO Interactive have released Hitman 2's "gameplay launch trailer " today, showcasing some of the creative ways in which Agent 47 can dispatch his targets, including death by falling concrete pipe, death by shuriken, and death by fatal exploding, backfiring race auto. (more...)
Nintendo Switch YouTube app finally coming in new update Nintendo Switch YouTube app finally coming in new update
- November 11, 2018

At the moment Hulu is the only streaming service you can get on the Nintendo Switch , and that's only available in the US. No official hint yet from Nintendo or Youtube , but previously, Netflix and Youtube functionality was previously listed on a BestBuy Nintendo Switch . (more...)
Tip: Crackdown is Free for Xbox One and Xbox 360 Tip: Crackdown is Free for Xbox One and Xbox 360
- November 11, 2018

Starting on Wednesday, November 14th, up to 15 Xbox games will support Mouse & Keyboard support. More games, including DayZ and Warface , will have the feature implemented in a future update, although those games don't have a specific target date at this time. (more...)
Microsoft Acquires 'Fallout: New Vegas' Developer Obsidian Entertainment Microsoft Acquires 'Fallout: New Vegas' Developer Obsidian Entertainment
- November 11, 2018

Founded in 2002 by Interplay founder Brian Fargo, inXile has studios in Newport Beach, Calif. and New Orleans. Microsoft also discussed the intent to acquire Obsidian Entertainment , emphasizing the desire to preserve the studio's culture and to maximize their potential. (more...)
Apple says it found issues with some iPhone X and MacBook devices Apple says it found issues with some iPhone X and MacBook devices
- November 11, 2018

In the case of the iPhone X problems, these are related to a component tied to the display. In some instances, the iPhone screen acts as if it's been touched, even when it hasn't - a behavior dubbed "ghost touch" by some iPhone X users. In June, Apple said it would offer free replacements for the keyboards in some MacBook and MacBook Pro models. The laptops were sold from June 2017 to June 2018 with 128 gigabytes or 256 GB of storage and no Touch Bar, Apple said in a note to customers. (more...)
Does Fallout 76 Have Cross-Platform Play? Does Fallout 76 Have Cross-Platform Play?
- November 10, 2018

However, games like P.T. and Project Spark were titles that are impossible to download with the publishers planning to provide support down the line. War may never change, but a lot can happen in a public beta test, and those braving Fallout 76's wasteland early have found some things in need of changing. (more...)
Chrome 71 to Start Showing Warning Alerts on Unclear Billing Websites Chrome 71 to Start Showing Warning Alerts on Unclear Billing Websites
- November 10, 2018

Ensure that the information is visible on all types of devices. It's not immediately clear in this example that the user will be charged after subscribing to the site with their phone number. If Google identifies subscription pages on a site that do not follow the above best practices then a notification will be sent in Search Console . (more...)
Xiaomi's UK Launch Extravaganza Continues With £1 Smartphone Sales Xiaomi's UK Launch Extravaganza Continues With £1 Smartphone Sales
- November 10, 2018

Xiaomi , which listed in July and has a market value of about $44 billion, initially targeted other Asian markets for overseas expansion , notably India, where it toppled Samsung as the top smartphone seller earlier this year. As far as the specifications are concerned, the Mi 8 Pro comes packed with a 6.21-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with 2248 x 1080 pixels resolution. The handset is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, coupled with 6GB/ 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 256GB of inbuilt ... (more...)
Microsoft Deactivates Copies of Windows 10 Due to Server Problem Microsoft Deactivates Copies of Windows 10 Due to Server Problem
- November 09, 2018

Thankfully, Microsoft is aware of the problem and said that their engineers are on it. Microsoft support chat seems to have told a customer that, " Customer will be notified when the issue is resolved ". And for some users, that's all it takes to get the license squared away. The delay of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update has apparently resulted in some unexpected frustrations for certain OEMs according to a report by Petri's Brad Sams who has spoken to several company employees off ... (more...)
Tim Berners-Lee unveils 'contract' to protect and strengthen the web Tim Berners-Lee unveils 'contract' to protect and strengthen the web
- November 09, 2018

Google's head of philanthropy, Jacqueline Fuller, said it was huge milestone for the web to reach 30 next year, adding her company was one of 50 organisations to have already signed up to the pact developed by Berners-Lee's World Wide Web Foundation . (more...)
Samsung's second Android Go phone is the Galaxy J4 Core Samsung's second Android Go phone is the Galaxy J4 Core
- November 09, 2018

It also has a smaller 4.6-inch “cover display”. The device can be opened to reveal a 7.3-inch tablet. As well as showing off its foldable phone at the Samsung Developer Conference recently, Samsung also used the event to demonstrate an overhaul of its Android interface dubbed One UI , and in the process it might also have shown the colors that the Samsung Galaxy S10 will land in. (more...)
PUBG Reportedly Coming In December 2018 On PS4 PUBG Reportedly Coming In December 2018 On PS4
- November 09, 2018

When the battle royale shooter landed on Xbox One it did so in an unfinished state via the Preview Program. In either case, the last person or team left alive wins the match. In most regards, the Xbox One and PS4 are highly similar pieces of gaming hardware. Even if the scale leans towards the first anniversary of the Xbox One X, which blows his candle on Wednesday 7 November. (more...)
Verizon is Cutting The Cost of Their Unlimited & Prepaid Plans Verizon is Cutting The Cost of Their Unlimited & Prepaid Plans
- November 09, 2018

Mobile hotspot is available on all plans except for the unlimited one, for obvious reasons. If you're already on the unlimited plan, this is good news, but it probably won't do too much to convince those who have other viable options in their area to opt for Verizon's plans, which are generally more expensive. (more...)