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Samsung Galaxy S10 leak reveals a look at the iPhone XS challenger

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Galaxy S10 is scheduled for official unveiling on February 20. The renders also show that the two larger handsets will have a triple-camera system on the rear, while the S10E has a dual-camera unit. Think the Samsung Note 9 is a powerhouse? 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. Read More »

IPhone Sales Slump Finally Sparks Apple to Get Innovative

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Apple's announcement would have left the iPhone X users disappointed as the company never released a case for them. The smart cases are also compatible with a wireless charger. It also appears that the TrueDepth camera will take up less space on the iPhone display frame, allowing Apple to reduce the size of the notch. That's because the product page of the accessory said it'll work only with the latter model. Read More »

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Blackout's New Mode Allows Player Respawns

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The limited time mode is called Down But Not Out, and allows players to respawn downed teammates following each new collapse. This can only be done if at least one squad member is alive. These aforementioned updates will be coming to consoles and PC later this week. Publisher Activision is yet to confirm a start time for the free trial, but it is expected to go live around 6pm GMT. Read More »

Verizon to roll out free robocoll spam protection to all customers

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This week, Verizon announced that it will offer free spam and robocall protection to its subscribers starting in March. As Engadget reports, Verizon also wants to use the STIR and SHAKEN technology to authenticate the origin of any call, thus fending off robocallers miserable efforts to interrupt our daily lives with their spamming. Read More »

Moto G7 Play spotted on Geekbench with Snapdragon 625 processor, 3GB RAM

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The device will sport a wide notch and a bottom bezel with the Motorola branding on it. They also both appear to have a dual-lens camera on the back, and a Motorola logo which may double as a fingerprint scanner. The Moto G7 and Moto G7 Plus also look similar, though MySmartPrice has no detail yet on their pricing. The G7 will be sold in Black and White, the Plus will come in Red and Blue, the Play will be Gold and Black, and the Power will come in Blue and Purple. Read More »

New Pixel 3 Lite Leak Reveals More Details

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The Pixel 3 Lite probably won't launch in January but there's a good chance it will launch before the Pixel 4. This looks to be the same camera arrangement as the regular Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL , minus autofocus, and according to the video , the Lite version takes the exact same quality photos. Read More »

'Speed Limit' feature on Google Maps expanding in US

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The rollout has not arrived everywhere in the United States yet, but Android Police has received tips that it is live in at least three different parts of the country. And luckily, now we are able to see Waze's great features in Google map navigation app. This is another feature that Google has added, that Waze has had for years - even before Google bought Waze back in 2013. Read More »

Power Rangers: Battle For The Grid Coming To Nintendo Switch, April 2019

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The Collector's Edition also includes a Season One pass, Lord Drakkan Evo II, and a Pink Ranger Skin. It's better than nothing, don't get me wrong, but at least I'd prefer a fighting game similar to the Game Gear version of the first Power Rangers game in which you could fight some mobs prior to fighting the boss that, after defeating it, could then transform into its giant form. Read More »

773 million unique email IDs leaked: Web Security Researcher

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What's more, Have I Been Pwned has a searchable database of compromised passwords that users of Hunt's site can use to see if their passwords have been compromised in a breach. It seems like data breaches happen all the time nowadays. These email/password combinations could be used for credential stuffing , a type of hacking where an attacker injects them in an automated fashion to gain access to online services. Read More »

Speed limit feature now showing up in Google Maps for some users

The new update for Google Maps is now bringing speed traps and vocal warnings to Google Maps. Adding these features to Maps makes sense, particularly given Google's increasing focus on personalization in the app. These features have been available on Waze, a crowd-sourced navigation app acquired by Google in 2013, for some time. The new commute tab is located in the toolbar at the bottom of the Google Maps app, between the "Explore" and "For you" tabs. Read More »

Samsung’s foldable phone will unfold with a surprise

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The concept of a second screen on a case is not entirely new; Alcatel did something similar in 2014, and we've seen phone cases with an additional E Ink screen , but the idea never really caught on. And the latest report gives us a 3D render of the LG G8. Further, the handset is expected to come with a new "Touchless" user interface that would allow users to operate the phone using only hand gestures. Read More »

Here's another clear look at the Samsung Galaxy S10 trio SoyaCincau.com

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Both the phones will go on sale on Amazon from March 5 and will be available on Samsung shop online as well. On the other hand, the M20 will have a slightly bigger 6.3-inch FHD+ display with the same infinity-V notch. Quite clearly, it seems like something from a case maker, but it also reveals the camera bar design on the back with the glaring absence of any rear fingerprint readers, even for the dual rear camera packing Galaxy S10E. Read More »

Samsung Likely to Ditch Fingerprint Scanner on the Galaxy M10

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A user manual leak suggests that Samsung will not include fingerprint scanner on the Galaxy M10 . The phone will be powered by the latest Snapdragon 855 chipset (or Exynos 9820), and will have as much as 8GB RAM. Four of the devices, dubbed Galaxy A4+, Galaxy A50, Galaxy A70, and Galaxy A90 have already leaked online, and are expected to be launching sometime in the second quarter of this year. Read More »

Microsoft is Ending Windows 10 Mobile Support on December 10th, 2019

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Despite Microsoft's heavy platform and services integration with Android , the company still, on occasion, manages to target much of its early development for the iOS platform as do many developers. After Microsoft retires support in December, backups of devices for configuration and some applications will continue for three months until March 10, 2020. Read More »

'Total internet shutdown' in Zimbabwe: provider

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MISA-Zimbabwe shares a text message from the country's largest telecom company, Econet, calling the government order "beyond our reasonable control". We make an urgent call to SADC and worldwide community to intervene and stop this out-of-control regime from destroying human rights in Zimbabwe. Read More »

Westworld mobile game will shut down following Bethesda settlement

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The lawsuit was filed in June 2018 against Warner Bros. and Behaviour Interactive , and was settled earlier this month , though we are yet to learn the details of the settlement. Even though Westward Mobile is no longer available anywhere, you can snag Fallout Shelter on iOS, Android, PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. Read More »

Android Q - Exclusive First Look And Awesome New Features

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We saw hints of Android Q as early as last November , and Google seemed to confirm one of the update's most significant features (system-wide dark mode ) as well. So, keep checking back around for the latest on the next Android OS update, as more information will likely leak out over the coming months. Many minor changes like the icon locations on the always-on display screen, new notification slide functionality, app arrangement and more have also been made. Read More »

Google is finally raising G Suite's price

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G Suite Basic Edition will increase from $5 to $6 Dollars per user/month, while the Business edition will increase from $10 to $12 per user/month. Google says that it's been aggressive about adding new apps, features, and benefits (such as increased storage) over the years, so the suite will still offer plenty of value even at the new pricing. Read More »

Google pays $40 million to buy innovative smartwatch IP from Fossil

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Google and Fossil Group just announced that there'll be a $ 40 million deal to buy IP-related wearable info from the watch-maker. According to Greg McKelvey, EVP and Chief Strategy and digital officer of the Fossil Group, the deal will result in the launch of a " new product innovation that's not yet hit the market ". Read More »

PUBG Mobile Special Zombies Mode Map Datamined

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The new PUBG 0.10.5 update might bring in a 'Snowbike, ' a multi-purpose vehicle that lets you slide down the snowy terrain to chase opponents while making jumps and flips. According to the leaked changelog for PUBG Mobile 0.10.5 update, the update will bring fixes for lag and latency issues along with many new additions like a new FPP driving mode, new vehicles, new weapons and more. Read More »

Remember the Motorola Razr? It could be set for a comeback

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We don't know much about the new Razr yet, as the handset's design and specs are still shrouded in mystery. It wouldn't mark the first time that Motorola has attempted to resurrect the Razr name. The phone was nearly instantly one of the most popular on the market, thanks to its thin, innovative design. If this all turns out to be true, Motorola is taking a different tack on the revamping its iconic phone brand. Read More »

UCLA gymnast breaks the internet with unbelievable routine

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As " The Way You Make Me Feel " played, Ohashi delivered three tumbles, into a split landing before standing to the raucous applause of the crowd and fellow competitors. When she finally made the decision to retire from elite gymnastics with the hopes of becoming a college athlete, she had been competing with a fractured back and two torn shoulders. Read More »

German court rules against Qualcomm in ongoing Apple feud

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In 2013, Apple and Qualcomm renegotiated their deal. The chip maker's "no license, no chips" policy could be shot down by Judge Koh; the company says that it needs those license fees for research and development. As a previous report has also mentioned, the Cupertino tech giant will depend on Intel to develop 5G modem chips for iPhones - a move that may have hurt Apple's chance to launch a 5G phone in the market by this year. Read More »

Rocket League Full Cross-Platform Play Is Live

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For now, players can create custom matches and face each other in teams or a free-for-all across all platforms. Players on PlayStation 4, Xbox One , Nintendo Switch , and PC can now matchmake with each other in all of the game's modes. To make sure that Cross-Platform Play is enabled, head to the Main Menu , select Options and then make sure the Cross-Platform Play box is checked in the Gameplay tab . Read More »

Microsoft ends Windows 7 support one year from today

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Some will continue using their systems without being protected by Microsoft with new patches and security updates. "Those that fail to do so will have to pay for extended support, with the largest organizations paying more than a million dollars a year in order to remain on Windows 7". Read More »

Samsung may have accidentally posted the S10 ahead of its reveal

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The Twitter user recently posted an image of three cases that are presumed to be for the Galaxy S10 Lite , Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10 Plus respectively. Samsung unveils the 8nm chipset that will power its 2019 flagship handsets. There's not much we don't already know about the Galaxy F; the device will sport a 4.58in display when folded, which increases to 7.3in when the device is used in tablet mode, and according to online rumours, these screens will offer resolutions of 840x1960 and ... Read More »

Samsung reveals the notch, features and launch date for Galaxy M

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Previous rumours suggested that Samsung will launch three models under the M series umbrella and all three will have big batteries and will be camera focused smartphones . It is believed that Samsung's online sales account for the double-digit percentage of the overall revenue turnover from the mobile division for the company. Read More »

'Kingdom Hearts 3' Post-Launch Updates Revealed

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So guarded, in fact, that Square Enix has detailed plans to release the epilogue as a post-launch patch . Players have to finish the game to see it. Kingdom Hearts 3's epilogue will not be included on the game's disc. January 30: Epilogue video for Kingdom Hearts 3 will be released. We also don't know how you will be able to unlock the ability to watch it just yet either. Read More »

Stunning TVs From CES 2019 You'll Want in Your Living Room

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Oh boy. As ever, this year's CES 2019 Las Vegas expo has had a host of treats for those of us after the latest and greatest in consumer gadgets. CNET reports that Samsung's line of 8K TVs offers upscaling, but for a TV that size you'd probably want native 8K. Read More »

Lexus LC Convertible concept revealed, Detroit debut

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The regular LC coupe was touted for looking nearly exactly like its concept counterpart, and Lexus doesn't really do concept vehicles that never make it into production, so it's pretty safe to assume that this " concept " will be hitting showrooms in the near future. Read More »

How to extend Resident Evil 2 One Shot demo

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This video shows the entire 1-Shot Demo (the PC demo will release in around 9 hours on Steam) so I strongly suggest avoiding it in case you want to experience it yourselves. If you complete the story mission of the demo before the clock runs out, for example, you can replay the demo as many times as you like in the remaining time. Read More »

Apple Explains 2018 iPad Pro Design In Response To Bendgate Claims

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Now the company has gone further, publishing a support page explaining the manufacturer and testing process of the iPad Pro, and explaining that the way the tablet is made is the reason some people see a bend. In other words, get that iPad Pro exchanged for one that isn't bent out of the box because of a manufacturing process. Apple attempted to explain away any appearances of bending with the iPad Pro by claiming that it's normal for the iPad Pro to be bent from the factory. Read More »

VLC crosses three billion downloads, is adding AirPlay support and more

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VideoLan , the company behind VLC , announced earlier this week at CES (Consumers Electronics Show) 2019 that its app will exceed 3 billion downloads this weekend. Had the team relied on the SDKs of headset makers, the implementation would have added hundreds of megabytes of code to the app. Last but not least, VLC devs plan to build a better media library for the app to make it easier to switch from iTunes. Read More »