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Android Pie update for Nokia is expected to start rolling out soon Android Pie update for Nokia is expected to start rolling out soon
- January 26, 2019

The Nokia 2 .1 is an Android Go smartphone, so it will receive Android 9 Pie (Go Edition) update with all the light applications from Google. As part of the Android One project, the firm is expected to provide Android updates for two years for its devices, and also provide those phones three years worth of security updates. (more...)
Moto G7 Play, Moto G7 Power & Moto G7 Plus Accidentally Listed Online Moto G7 Play, Moto G7 Power & Moto G7 Plus Accidentally Listed Online
- January 26, 2019

That's the global lineup, so the United States may not get all four. For example, most models of the G7 include a Snapdragon 632 processor , with an exception for the Moto G7 Plus that runs a Snapdragon 636 chipset. For the most part, the G7 Plus will come with an nearly identical spec list although it features the similar-but-different Snapdragon 636 and a 12-megapixel front-facing camera, along with a 16 and 5-megapixel rear camera combo. (more...)
Honor dazzles with its View20 global launch in Paris Honor dazzles with its View20 global launch in Paris
- January 26, 2019

As odd as it may sound the hole punch monicker is in reference to the tiny camera hole, that houses its 25-Megapixel selfie camera, on the top left of the screen. The company claims that the new Magic UI is a simplified version of EMUI, bringing less bloatware. There is no app drawer found here but apps can be accessed by swiping right. (more...)
Turns Out Anthem VIP Demo Issues Aren't Server-Related at All Turns Out Anthem VIP Demo Issues Aren't Server-Related at All
- January 26, 2019

Apparently, the servers have reached maximum capacity. BioWare has previously explained how the Anthem demo differs from the final game , including tutorials, balance and bug fixes. The VIP demo began this morning and will run until January 27 for those who pre-ordered the game or subscribe to Origin Access or EA Access. There is an additional open demo coming down the line that will run from February 1 through February 3, which will be open to all players, in the event this demo's spotty ... (more...)
Check out the BBS alloys on this Toyota Land Cruiser Check out the BBS alloys on this Toyota Land Cruiser
- January 26, 2019

Rounding up the mean-looking exterior are darkened headlight housings, fog lights with dark chrome surrounds and side mirrors with darkened chrome details. On the inside, the Heritage Edition continues the dark theme of the exterior, with black leather-trimmed upholster dressing the seats. All-weather matting and cargo liners come standard with the package as well. (more...)
Nintendo to hit the reset button on Metroid Prime 4 Nintendo to hit the reset button on Metroid Prime 4
- January 26, 2019

By collaborating and developing with Retro Studios, we believe we can make this game something that will meet our fans' expectations. Takahashi revealed that development on Metroid Prime 4 will be started again from the beginning, noting that Nintendo can't press forward with the way things now are if it isn't satisfied with the quality. (more...)
Facebook to Integrate the Messaging Functions of Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp Facebook to Integrate the Messaging Functions of Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp
- January 26, 2019

According to staff working on the project, the huge overhaul will be completed either by the end of this year or the beginning of 2020. Facebook did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Facebook is planning to "integrate" WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger. Currently, unlike other services, WhatsApp does not retain messages, and users are able to sign up using only a phone number, rather than anything more identifiable. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S10 images show embedded cryptocurrency wallet Samsung Galaxy S10 images show embedded cryptocurrency wallet
- January 25, 2019

In the leak , the app directly names Ethereum and claims it's a " secure and convenient place for your cryptocurrency ". Litecoin's latest Medium post and leaked images on Twitter have substantiated the rumours that Samsung's upcoming new smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S10, will feature a built-in cryptocurrency wallet. (more...)
Multimillion-dollar ‘Farming Simulator’ franchise enters world of esports Multimillion-dollar ‘Farming Simulator’ franchise enters world of esports
- January 25, 2019

No word yet on what this is going to look like, though a championship held a year ago showed competitors stacking hay bales. As insane as it sounds, with the right commentary team and some competitive players, there could be a hook to Farming Simulator League . (more...)
Apple iPhone SE back in sale Apple iPhone SE back in sale
- January 25, 2019

The pricing for these smartphones were $249 and $299 which is a $100 and $150 price cut from the original pricing. Apple was also forced to offer subsidies for the XR to operators in Japan in a bid to fix poor sales figures. They're also more expensive to manufacture at scale, but as TechCrunch pointed out, prices for the technology might go down as it's adopted more widely. (more...)
Don’t trust Daily Mail website, Microsoft browser warns users Don’t trust Daily Mail website, Microsoft browser warns users
- January 25, 2019

Thus, as of this week, Edge users are seeing messages saying that Mail Online rates a one out of five for credibility: "the same level as the Kremlin-backed RT news service", as The Guardian reports. This would be that, if not for newsGuard's self-proclaimed ambition " to expand to serve the billions of people globally who get news online ". "They can blame us". (more...)
Nintendo Switch tops the PS4 as the best-selling console of 2018 Nintendo Switch tops the PS4 as the best-selling console of 2018
- January 25, 2019

The video also revealed many other indie games coming to Nintendo Switch, including retro-inspired action-RPG CrossCode (Deck13 Interactive / Radical Fish Games), explosive metal rhythm game Double Kick Heroes (Plug in Digital / Headbang Club), story-driven puzzle-platformer Inmost (Chucklefish / Hidden Layer Games) and 2D open-world game Forager (Humble Bundle / HopFrog). (more...)
‘Anthem’ Officially Goes Gold, Will Meet Release Date ‘Anthem’ Officially Goes Gold, Will Meet Release Date
- January 25, 2019

The VIP Anthem demo goes live on Friday, January 25 at 9AM PT / 10AM ET / 5PM UK. The studio has a few more surprises ahead of launch, however, like news that the game will have a social hub. Those who pre-ordered a physical version of the game are being instructed to contact the retailer where they bought it to get their code. It ends Sunday, January 27 at 6PM PT / 9PM ET, which is January 28 at 2AM in the UK. (more...)
Samsung Gear S3 gets big update Samsung Gear S3 gets big update
- January 25, 2019

With the new version Samsung Health now supports more indoor activities and training sessions to strengthen the back muscles. There are also some changes to the health widget and it now adds support for sleep stages and more. You could also search for the update via About Gear - Software Update in the Galaxy-Wearable-App. Over 1,000 emojis supported. A few annoyances were also fixed with the update - several users are reporting on Reddit that you can now get rid of the persistent Gear ... (more...)
Microsoft wants your ideas to improve Windows 10 gaming Microsoft wants your ideas to improve Windows 10 gaming
- January 25, 2019

Microsoft is planning to put its future mobile app development efforts behind the iOS and Android platforms, going forward. Nokia had gone from market leader to also-ran since it had announced plans to adopt Windows Phone 7 back in February 2011 - eight months before the first Windows Phone device, the Nokia Lumia 800, appeared. (more...)
Meizu Zero Phone Has No Ports or Buttons Meizu Zero Phone Has No Ports or Buttons
- January 25, 2019

The Meizu Zero does not have any physical buttons anywhere. Meizu claims to have spent years developing its Super mCharge wireless charging , which, as the OEM asserts, is equivalent to 18-watt fast charging. This isn't particularly special when pitted against numerous other Android handsets out there, but the Meizu Zero does net itself a tidy IP68 rating. (more...)
Google Pixel 3 and Samsung Galaxy Note 9 top selfie-quality rankings Google Pixel 3 and Samsung Galaxy Note 9 top selfie-quality rankings
- January 25, 2019

For their front camera tests, DxOMark promises to apply the same rigorous methods they've used for rear-facing cameras but with a few changes. Hence, figuring out which phones succeed in terms of providing you with the highest quality front facing cameras possible is very important indeed because of the fact that it can help you make a decision regarding which cameras you want to eventually go with when you are making a purchase. (more...)
This Vivo smartphone could break the technology design barrier tomorrow This Vivo smartphone could break the technology design barrier tomorrow
- January 25, 2019

What made those stand out from other insane concept devices by companies not popular in the West though, was the fact that those two are stacked with technology that is bound to actually become mainstream in the near future. That screen also functions as a speaker, because speaker grills are apparently too ugly for 2019. As for the front-facing camera, there isn't one. The phone's display has thin bezels - and yes, no selfie camera. (more...)
Xiaomi to steal Samsung’s thunder with its own foldable phone Xiaomi to steal Samsung’s thunder with its own foldable phone
- January 23, 2019

After smartphones with notched displays in 2018, this year (2019), we are expecting to see a lot of smartphones with punch-hole (or in-display cameras) displays. It looks 2019 will be the year of folding screens. At first glance, the video may look convincing but I'm not sure. Xiaomi also showcased interest in the foldable phone technology to compete with Samsung, and it now seems they have a working prototype of a double foldable smartphone. (more...)
This patent possibly reveals the design of Motorola's foldable RAZR phone This patent possibly reveals the design of Motorola's foldable RAZR phone
- January 22, 2019

The patent was initially filed on December 17, 2018, and as you can see, it showcases a phone with a large display actually folds up into itself so that it can be closed into a smaller package. We'll have to wait and see what Lenovo and Motorola reveal later this year about the foldable Razr phone before passing any judgment. The case also features a small secondary display, just as the original had. (more...)