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Only a quarter of players completed the Resident Evil 2 remake demo Only a quarter of players completed the Resident Evil 2 remake demo
- January 22, 2019

Resident Evil 2 was originally released for the PS1 20 years ago, and the upcoming remake is essentially a re-imagining of that game, and a reconstruction of the game from the ground up. Capcom also unveiled some nostalgic classic costumes for Leon and Claire. These are not playable in the main story mode so this is a special case. No pricing details have been announced just yet, but if you don't feel like shelling out money for it, you could just wait for it to go free. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S10, S10E, and S10+ images leak Samsung Galaxy S10, S10E, and S10+ images leak
- January 21, 2019

After the company's decision to release a boring Galaxy S9 update previous year that looked just like the Galaxy S8 and offered no new marquee features, the Galaxy S10 can't come soon enough. This model is likely to be the cheapest among the three models and should come at an affordable price. We don't know the precise screen diagonal of the Galaxy S10E but it is widely thought to be a simple flat OLED screen. (more...)
Call of Duty Blackout is Currently Free to Play Until January 24 Call of Duty Blackout is Currently Free to Play Until January 24
- January 21, 2019

Black Ops 4 Blackout is Activision and developer Treyarch's expected response to the Battle Royale craze, but it's not an inferior knockoff. Of course, you can still be revived if you've been downed - the new mode caters to those players who have been finished off after suffering lethal damage in the course of a normal gunfight. (more...)
Google Pixel 3 Lite review video leaks well ahead of Q2 launch Google Pixel 3 Lite review video leaks well ahead of Q2 launch
- January 21, 2019

Other changes include a speaker on the bottom edge rather than the front, just a single front-facing camera , and a headphone port, which the rest of the range lacks. There's nothing wrong with plopping a Snapdragon 670 inside a mid-range handset, but over on Geekbench, a recent entry purporting to show a Pixel 3 Lite XL indicates it has a Snapdragon 710 SoC. (more...)
Fortnite Left Players Open to Account Hijacking, Voice Chat Eavesdropping Fortnite Left Players Open to Account Hijacking, Voice Chat Eavesdropping
- January 21, 2019

The vulnerabilities, if exploited, would have enabled full access to a user's account and their personal information, including purchasing in-game currency using their payment card details, as well as listening to in-game chatter and surrounding sounds and conversations within the user's home or playing location. (more...)
Google Maps to display speed limits in Android, iOS app Google Maps to display speed limits in Android, iOS app
- January 21, 2019

What do you think about the feature? After spending a lot of time in the background regarding its use for auto travel, Google Maps is finally catching up with Waze. Unhappily, despite these claims that these apps can help users map their journeys or carry tools like compass or speedometer, every app can work on Google Maps or its related APIs to do the actual work. (more...)
Twitter bug exposed private tweets of some Android users for five years Twitter bug exposed private tweets of some Android users for five years
- January 20, 2019

According to Twitter, the problem occurred when people using the Twitter for Android app attempted to change settings on their account, including updating their email address. "We're very sorry this happened and we're conducting a full review to help prevent this from happening again", it said. For the same reason, the social network tweeted about the issue to the nearly 5.8 million followers of its Support account. (more...)
Street Fighter meets Saturday morning as Power Rangers gets a fighting game Street Fighter meets Saturday morning as Power Rangers gets a fighting game
- January 20, 2019

A new Power Rangers game is coming in April, folks, and its first trailer was released earlier today. More information has been revealed for Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid , which was unveiled yesterday following the appearance of a leaked trailer online. (more...)
Google Maps speed limit signs appear in more United States cities
- January 20, 2019

While change has been slow, over the previous year eagle-eyed developers have spotted evidence of Google Maps (download for Android and iOS ) testing out some of Waze's most beloved features within its own app - like user collected traffic reports, on-screen speed limits and potential speed traps. (more...)
PUBG Mobile 0.10.5 Update is Available Now PUBG Mobile 0.10.5 Update is Available Now
- January 20, 2019

There's a small update to the game to move you along and we've noticed that some of the loading screens are changing. PUBG Mobile is expected to introduce a zombie mode in the game or a separate zombie map altogether. - Ranked Mode Season 5 is also here! A new attachment, Laser Sight will be available on all four maps. Announcements of Spawn Island can be disabled or enabled in Settings menu. (more...)
LG G8 May Have An Optional Attachment That Adds A Second Screen LG G8 May Have An Optional Attachment That Adds A Second Screen
- January 20, 2019

CNET reports that the device will be one of several on show from LG at next month's mobile world congress ( MWC ) in Barcelona. According to the claims, LG is going to bring its next flagship device with a unique dual-display setup instead on one big bezels display. (more...)
Samsung to launch Galaxy M10 at Rs 8,990, M20 at Rs 12,990 Samsung to launch Galaxy M10 at Rs 8,990, M20 at Rs 12,990
- January 19, 2019

Samsung might offer a configuration with more RAM and storage. To keep things ticking, the Galaxy M20 will be Samsung's first affordable smartphone to come with a massive 5,000mAh battery. As you can see from the image above, the S10E alone will have dual cameras on the back while the S10 and S10 Plus will sport triple cameras. Samsung Galaxy M10 leaked specifications The Samsung Galaxy M10 is expected to be powered by the Exynos 7870 processor with 3GB of RAM and an internal storage of ... (more...)
Cortana Isn’t Competing With Alexa, Google — Microsoft CEO Cortana Isn’t Competing With Alexa, Google — Microsoft CEO
- January 19, 2019

One can't help but wonder what could have been if Microsoft had made a few different decisions with its mobile strategy. In March, Facebook deserted Windows Phones. "We are very mindful of the categories we enter where we can do something unique". The feature update, also known as version 1809, has had a pretty torrid time since it was revealed in October previous year, with the rollout halted on October 6th, after a number of PCs were hit by a file-wiping bug. (more...)
Zimbabwe imposes internet shutdown Zimbabwe imposes internet shutdown
- January 18, 2019

Friday's fuller internet shutdown also affected emails. Zimbabwe on Friday imposed a "total shutdown" of the internet as worldwide criticism mounted over a ruthless security crackdown after anti-government protests. It urged Zimbabwe's government "to find ways of engaging with the population about their legitimate grievances". "We call on the Zimbabwean government to respect its constitutional and global legal obligations regarding the right to freedom of expression". (more...)
'Westworld' Mobile Game Is Shutting Down in Wake of Bethesda Lawsuit 'Westworld' Mobile Game Is Shutting Down in Wake of Bethesda Lawsuit
- January 18, 2019

Bethesda reached what was described by the company as an amicable settlement with Behaviour and Westworld studio Warner Bros. earlier this month . "Behaviour illegally used the same copyrighted source code from " Fallout Shelter" to develop " Westworld , ' and copied Fallout Shelter's game design, art, animations, gameplay features, and other elements", they explained in a statement to Variety after the filing". (more...)
Android Q mega-leak confirms system-wide dark mode and privacy focus Android Q mega-leak confirms system-wide dark mode and privacy focus
- January 18, 2019

The mention of Android Q's system-wide dark mode has previously been spotted in a post on Chromium bug tracker following which it was later blocked from public viewing. In the upcoming Android version, there seems to be a significant change in how permissions work. XDA also found a peculiar developer option for " Desktop Mode ", which is presumably related to the Samsung DeX accessory, but couldn't be activated. (more...)
Samsung Likely to Ditch Fingerprint Scanner on the Galaxy M10 Samsung Likely to Ditch Fingerprint Scanner on the Galaxy M10
- January 18, 2019

From the image , we can see that the top and bottom chin, as well as the overall bezels of the smartphone, is rather thin compared to the now available Samsung Galaxy S9 series. The handset looks like it's protected in a square case, so we aren't able to see every design element around the device's edge. Meanwhile, ArmadilloTek, a Texas-based company which manufactures protective accessories for smartphones, recently tested the Galaxy S10 and found that the phone's in-display ... (more...)
Google Hikes G Suite Basic and Business Edition Prices by 20 Percent Google Hikes G Suite Basic and Business Edition Prices by 20 Percent
- January 18, 2019

G Suite's vice president of product management, David Thacker, said in the blog post that this will be the first time the company has raised the prices of its cloud-native apps since Gmail was launched over a decade ago. Customers that license G Suite through a reseller will hear directly from those Google partners. Google's G Suite move may also indicate that cloud providers have pricing power in certain areas. (more...)
Collection #1 Breach Posts 773 Million Hacked Accounts for Sale Collection #1 Breach Posts 773 Million Hacked Accounts for Sale
- January 18, 2019

As a result, there is a greatly increased risk of so-called credential-stuffing attacks in which hackers spam websites with various combinations of emails and passwords, including - but not limited to - services like Netflix, Facebook or other social media accounts, and online services. (more...)
Google buys smartwatch tech from Fossil to Fight Apple Google buys smartwatch tech from Fossil to Fight Apple
- January 18, 2019

Fossil Group Executive Vice President Greg McKelvey, who is also the company's chief strategy and digital officer, said Fossil and Google are developing a product together that will be "something totally new". Fossil, that builds smartwatches that run Google's Wear OS software and competes with Apple Watch, would retain more than 200 R&D team members to focus on innovation and product development. (more...)