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Samsung Reveals 219-Inch TV Called 'The Wall' Samsung Reveals 219-Inch TV Called 'The Wall'
- January 13, 2019

Called the LG Signature OLED TV R , the TV is expected to go on sale later this year. The TV can also transform itself into three different viewing options. Is this really "the world's most cinematic TV"? Sony's Master Series Z9G doesn't care though - seeing as it has an advanced machine learning algorithm for upscaling to 8K, and the hefty X1 Ultimate processor to power it. (more...)
Microsoft Says Windows 7 Activation Bug Was Caused By Server Update Microsoft Says Windows 7 Activation Bug Was Caused By Server Update
- January 13, 2019

With new languages installed on the device, Windows will adjust the amount of reserved storage to make sure these new languages are properly installed in your system . More importantly, as we see ever more powerful CPU and increased memory and storage this will mean that Windows 10 will let us take advantage of that capacity. (more...)
Amazon Reportedly Developing Cloud-Based Video Game Streaming Service Amazon Reportedly Developing Cloud-Based Video Game Streaming Service
- January 13, 2019

The e-commerce giant is looking to build an online gaming service. Amazon would contract major game publishers to host their titles on powerful Amazon servers. Microsoft confirmed the existence of its formerly-rumored Project xCloud in October, which will bring game streaming to any device, including smartphones. (more...)
AMD launches world's first 7nm gaming GPU Radeon VII for $699 AMD launches world's first 7nm gaming GPU Radeon VII for $699
- January 13, 2019

AMD has used its CES 2019 keynote to unveil a new flagship gaming GPU called the AMD Radeon VII , built on a 7nm process and using its second-generation Vega architecture, and it will be launching on February 7th 2019 for $699 (roughly £660 when converted with 20 percent added for tax). (more...)
Say hello to the new Lexus LC Convertible ... concept (for now) Say hello to the new Lexus LC Convertible ... concept (for now)
- January 13, 2019

That arrives in form of the all-new LC Convertible Concept . So we're excited by the prospect of the vehicle you see above, which Lexus will officially unveil in just a few days at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show . "This concept takes the unmistakable design of the LC coupe and reimagines it as a future convertible", said Tadao Mori, chief designer of the LC Convertible concept . (more...)
Memory monster! Lexar launches 1TB SD card Memory monster! Lexar launches 1TB SD card
- January 13, 2019

Now, it's been beaten to the punch by Lexar's Professional 633x line of SDHC and SDXC UHS-I cards, which have capacities ranging from 16GB up to 1TB. So, the Lexar's latest SD card is the first commercially available 1TB SD card you can actually buy. A quick search on Amazon reveals multiple 512GB SD cards for less than $250 each, making two of them the cheaper way to get 1TB of storage. (more...)
Bungie splits from Activision, takes Destiny with it Bungie splits from Activision, takes Destiny with it
- January 13, 2019

Shortly thereafter, Bungie signed a ten-year contract with Activision for the development of a massively multiplayer online project it would eventually unveil as Destiny , a game as close to being an MMO Halo as it could get having left the rights to the franchise with Microsoft. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy unpacked event scheduled for February 20th for Galaxy S10 launch Samsung Galaxy unpacked event scheduled for February 20th for Galaxy S10 launch
- January 13, 2019

If you missed Samsung's Galaxy Note9 ( review ) and Galaxy Watch (review) combo offer in September 2018 , here's another chance for you. The launch for the Galaxy S10 was already expected to take place sometime in January or February, but now Samsung has officially confirmed this. (more...)
Viveport Infinity to offer unlimited access to VR games Viveport Infinity to offer unlimited access to VR games
- January 12, 2019

The Vive Pro Eye , according to HTC, will accurately monitor users' eye movements inside the headset. In addition, HTC revealed details on its VivePort Infinity subscription service, which is basically Xbox Game Pass for VR. This allows businesses and developers to gather more data about their training environments, help optimise computer and VR performance and offer product design and research groups unprecedented levels of feedback. (more...)
At CES 2019, you couldn't escape Google if you tried At CES 2019, you couldn't escape Google if you tried
- January 11, 2019

All the while, translations in both languages popped up on the display of its Google Home Hub . Predictably, Android users will be able to get their hands on a few more features than iOS users, including sending messages via Whatsapp , Google Hangouts, Facebook Messenger, Telegram, Viber, and other third-party messaging applications. (more...)
LG Launches Rollable OLED TV with a 4K Flexible Screen LG Launches Rollable OLED TV with a 4K Flexible Screen
- January 11, 2019

LG has created a TV with a display that uses revolutionary flexible screen technology that allows the screen to roll up and roll back out when needed. In the Line View , users can choose from features such as Clock, Frame, Mood, Music and Home Dashboard. Voice control continued to be the popular addition for all the TV companies, as they also added more support for popular voice assistants like Google Assistant and Amazon's Alexa. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S10: First Leaked Image And Other Rumors Samsung Galaxy S10: First Leaked Image And Other Rumors
- January 11, 2019

Where this year's new "iPhone 11" is concerned, we saw the phone's updated design leak on Sunday. While we have not seen this design in person, it certainly is far more aesthetically pleasing than the screen notches that dominated previous year. (more...)
Mobile and Verizon rebuke AT&T’s fake 5G efforts Mobile and Verizon rebuke AT&T’s fake 5G efforts
- January 11, 2019

Those additions, which pushed the total customer count to nearly 80 million, helped T-Mobile produce its best quarterly results ever, the company announced Wednesday afternoon. "And I love the fact that we broke our industry's narrative two days ago, and they're frustrated and gonna do what they're gonna do", Donovan added. "Didn't realize it was this easy, brb updating", T-Mobile said . (more...)
Samsung Electronics to Unveil AI-Powered Family Hub Refrigerator Samsung Electronics to Unveil AI-Powered Family Hub Refrigerator
- January 11, 2019

Also, do we really need yet another screen? In 2019, Samsung will expand the Family Hub platform across more models. Today, consumers can enjoy SmartThings experiences with devices from top global brands like Amazon, Google , Bose, Sylvania, and Plume. (more...)
Epic Games Store poaches Ubisoft's The Division 2 from Steam Epic Games Store poaches Ubisoft's The Division 2 from Steam
- January 10, 2019

On Wednesday, Epic announced that it would be partnering with Ubisoft to bring The Division 2 to the Epic Games store on PC. The only way to get the game digitally on PC is either through the Ubisoft Store or the Epic Games store. (more...)
Nokia 8.1 Is Coming To Malaysia This Month for RM 1699 Nokia 8.1 Is Coming To Malaysia This Month for RM 1699
- January 10, 2019

The leak comes courtesy of 91Mobiles and OnLeaks , which have taken a CAD file and turned it into a render. While initially slower to jump on new trends, the manufacturer has recently become quick to adopt not new technologies but new notches. (more...)
Facebook can’t be deleted off some Samsung phones, and users aren’t happy Facebook can’t be deleted off some Samsung phones, and users aren’t happy
- January 10, 2019

The phone also comes loaded with many Google apps such as YouTube, Google Play Music and Gmail; Google is the creator of the Android software that powers the phone. Facebook's spokesperson did, however, say that if you disable the app on your phone, it acts as if it's uninstalled, so it can not collect data or anything of the sort, which is something Mr. (more...)
First pictures of the 48 MP Redmi X teased by Xiaomi CEO First pictures of the 48 MP Redmi X teased by Xiaomi CEO
- January 10, 2019

The glass back is the first for a Redmi phone and the color variants include Black along with Violet Blue, and Purple Red gradient options. If that still doesn't satisfy you, Xiaomi announced that there will be a Pro version of the Note 7 that will have the appropriate bump in specs (and price), for example, a Sony's IMX586 camera sensor. (more...)
Google Chrome Native Ad Blocking to Become Available Worldwide on July 9 Google Chrome Native Ad Blocking to Become Available Worldwide on July 9
- January 10, 2019

Hopefully, this will encourage marketers to adhere to the Coalition's ad standards, and not devise new ways to skirt the guidelines and annoy users. Google's Chrome browser this summer will start blocking those annoying ads around the globe. It's been great news for those of us in the U.S., Canada, and Europe so far, as it means tens of thousands of websites no longer display those aggressive adverts. (more...)
IBM Unveils the World’s First Commercial Quantum Computer IBM Unveils the World’s First Commercial Quantum Computer
- January 10, 2019

Usually, quantum computers are carefully preserved in research labs, where various elements such as reinforced chambers, tanks of liquid helium, cryogenic equipment and hundreds of yards of cabling, the Financial Times reported. However, this relative fragility is why you won't be installing an IBM Q System One in your own office - while it's definitely a major step forward, it's a far ways away from being something you can order and have delivered. (more...)