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No LCD iPhone next year and beyond


The Cupertino, Calif. -based tech giant has chose to adopt pricier OLED screens for all three of its iPhone models in 2019, according to a report . Appleinsider previously reported that Apple was negotiating with Samsung Electronics reduce the costs of OLED panels after deciding to use the technology in two of its three new models set to be launched later this year. Read More »

Remember Atari's Ted Dabney by replaying classic games


Herman relayed the news to his Facebook followers on Saturday. Ted Dabney, the cofounder of Atari, has passed away after he was diagnosed with oesophageal cancer in 2017, Eurogamer reported . However, in 1973, despite the incredible success of Pong , Dabney left Atari, selling his entire stake in the company to Bushnell for reasons that have varied over the years. Read More »

Miami Street is a racing game and it is Andromeda ready!


It will run on PCs and foldable devices powered by Microsoft's Windows 10. Only a PC version is now available, but Windows Central reports that the app package metadata also contains references to Andromeda OS , thought to be the operating system of an unreleased "Andromeda" device, otherwise known by tech pundits and enthusiasts as the " Surface Phone ". Read More »

'Mega Man 11' trailer reveals release date, new mechanics


A freshly redesigned Mega Man takes on Dr. In addition to a look at some of the upcoming game's levels and bosses, the trailer also reveals the game's release date: October 2. The double gear system is fairly straightforward, but it alters the classic Mega Man formula in some pretty big ways. Today Capcom announced that Mega Man 11 will arrive on October 2 , 2018. Read More »

Xbox Live Games With Gold June 2018 Games Lineup Leaked Online


Set in early 20th century Russian Federation during the October Revolution, the game follows Assassin Nikolai Orelov as he infiltrates a Templar base to retrieve an artifact and a princess. Microsoft usually makes the announcement near the end of the month however the announcement for Games With Gold for the upcoming month is still shrouded in mystery. Read More »

IOS 12 could turn your iPhone into your doorkey

Tech fans have been warned against rushing out and buying a new Apple laptop, because the tech giant is rumoured to be planning to unveil a new model at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference ( WWDC ), which starts on June 4. NFC stands for near-field communication, and it looks like Apple will expand the functions for this future. For those uninitiated, the NFC (near-field communication) chip feature was added in the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S in 2014 to allow for contactless information ... Read More »

Bethesda is teasing something Fallout related ahead of E3

Something Fallout-related is about to be announced... Or something considerably less interesting, like a sequel to the highly successful mobile game Fallout Shelter. The color could be a clue saying Bethesda is putting a new coat of paint on an old game. The long-rumoured Fallout Online? Could it be a remastered version of Fallout 3? We will continue to update the story as more information is made available. Read More »

How to update HomePod to 11.4 and enable AirPlay 2, Stereo Pairing


Once you've updated your iPhone, use the following steps to update your HomePod. This update also includes bug fixes and improvements. This means that Siri will be able to play music across speakers from other manufacturers like Bang & Olufsen, Bluesound, Bose, Bowers & Wilkins, Denon, Libratone, Marantz, Marshall, Naim, Pioneer and Sonos . Read More »

Nintendo Opens Up Email Registration For News On Pokémon On Nintendo Switch


That certainly makes it sound like Oha Suta is gearing up to deliver the first real details on Pokemon for Nintendo Switch . This latest change to the game's Amazon page indicates that this could be the case. The Japanese variety show Oha Suta announced that they will share "shocking" Pokemon news that will be "a moment a new story begins". None of this information has been confirmed , though with plenty of hints that a new Pokemon reveal is on its way, fans of the series will ... Read More »

What has Amazon Echo recorded from you? Here's how to check


This isn't the first time in recent memory that Alexa has come under scrutiny for unwanted behaviors: In March, Amazon had to adjust Alexa to not laugh unsettlingly at random . "And he's like, 'You sat there talking about hardwood floors.' And we said, 'Oh gosh, you really did!'" Now, Danielle is asking for a refund. If somebody in your house is actually named Alexa, or something similar, you can change the Echo's trigger word to Echo, Amazon or Computer. Read More »

Google Pixel 3 designs given away by screen protector maker


The Pixel phones will likely be the first handsets to showcase Android P , so Google would be able to show off the functionality before anyone else. It even has similar cutouts at the top as well as the bottom. Numerous complaints about the notched look have centred on how the phones work around it, rather than the presence of the notch itself, and with Android P gaining that OS level support, it'll be interesting to see how Google handles it alongside what other OEMs have done. Read More »

Xbox Games with Gold June Titles May Have Been Leaked

However, thanks to a leak by the German Xbox Wire page , we may at least have an idea of what Xbox One and 360 owners will be able to download in a few days. As always, all the Xbox 360 games are playable on Xbox One through backward compatibility. Sonic And Lego Indiana Jones are two games that can also end up being on the service. Read More »

Apple Reportedly Shifting to OLED, Suppliers Hit


By contrast, shares in LG Display Co Ltd surged. A representative at Apple's South Korea office was not available for comment. Jerry Kang, senior principal analyst at IHS Markit, told CNBC that Apple has been seeking to improve iPhone displays to differentiate them from rival offerings. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 could rock 8GB RAM, 512GB storage


Several reports have indicated that the Galaxy Note 9 won't have major changes in terms of design compared to its predecessor. However, the leakster, who goes by the name " Ice Universe " claims that it is nearly certain that the Note 9 will not be featuring the advanced biometric recognition feature. Read More »

Amazon: Echo device sent conversation to family's contact

According to Amazon's website , the Echo Dot smart speaker is a hands-free, voice-controlled device with a built-in speaker "that uses Alexa [voice assistant] to play music, control smart home devices, make calls, send and receive messages, provide information ... Read More »

PUBG Dev Team promises optimisation and performance fixes


Today we want to change that by talking in-depth about the things we're prioritising. The game still runs absolutely horribly on any system, while Fortnite runs smooth as silk, offers cross-platform play, is free to play and is a much more consumer-friendly game as they are constantly releasing content for players to enjoy as opposed to PUBG that has been lacking in the latter. Read More »

Game that allows players to carry out school shooting shocks Parkland survivors


It's called Active Shooter - and that's exactly what it simulates. Amid a series of mass shootings in 2018, software company Valve reportedly created a game in which people play as a school shooter. Infer Trust, an anti-gun violence organization, told the BBC the game is "in very bad taste" given the fact that there have been 22 school shootings in the USA since the beginning of 2018. Read More »

Apple Provides Explanation for Rejecting Valve’s Steam Link App on iOS


Valve may have to make some additional adjustments to the Steam Link to get it on iOS, although there may need to be quite a few compromises to be made. We've discussed these issues with Valve and will continue to work with them to help bring the Steam experience to iOS and AppleTV in a way that complies with the store's guidelines. Read More »

Cody looks thicc in Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition


Arcade Edition includes Arcade Mode, Extra Battle Mode, more V-Trigger moves, Gallery, and a UI design overhaul. Mayor Cody will be playable within Street Fighter 5 on June 26, 2018. While he's part of the Street Fighter V season pass, you can choose to buy him separately through the game's in-game currency or $5.99. Go further back into the past for Cody's first appearance in Final Fight with this simple costume that can also be altered with the special code to reflect the aftermath of ... Read More »

The Wolf Among Us 2 Has Been Delayed to Next Year


The game was originally meant to release in the second half of 2018 but has now been delayed to 2019. " The Wolf Among Us " is based on the " Fables " comic book series from DC Vertigo. Back in July of a year ago Telltale Games revealed the long-awaited sequel to one of their most acclaimed titles: The Wolf Among Us . Though slightly disappointing, development delays are fairly a common occurrence in the video game world, with some projects getting extended several years past its ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 8 will feature iPhone X-like AR emoji


The Xiaomi Mi 8 is the highly anticipated flagship follow-up to last year's Xiaomi Mi 6 (the company skipped over the number seven, jumping from six to eight). This leads us to believe that the upcoming Xiaomi Mi 8 will feature an augmented reality Emoji feature, just like Animoji and AR Emoji. The box further reveals that Mi 8 will be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 processor, as rumored. Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro TENNA listing: Design, Specs, price and more


Talking about specifications, the TENAA listing shows a 5.84-inch full HD+ display running at a resolution of 2280x1080pixels, and an aspect ratio of 19:9. It will also come with a MicroSD card slot for expanding up to 256GB. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro will run on Android 8.1 Oreo with company's custom MIUI on top of it and it will be backed by a 4000mAh battery . Read More »

Facebook adds 'Send to WhatsApp' feature initially for selected users


The Facebook-owned app has been on an update spree introducing many new features to enable the users to do much more with WhatsApp than just sending and receiving messages. Although this new feature will indeed be useful considering the fact that it will reduce the number of taps needed to perform a simple WhatsApp sharing, yet this will be annoying in many ways too. Read More »

New Video Game Simulates School Shooting


This sentiment is shared by the Steam gaming community, viewing Active Shooter as offensive and distasteful, as well as incredibly detrimental to both the platform and the gaming community at large. Before a quiet crackdown from Valve that took place earlier this year , Steam reportedly played host to hundreds of user-made groups that glorified school shooters. Read More »

Epic's ridiculously popular Fortnite earned nearly $300 million in April


A new YouTube video breaks down a practical and detailed guide to help you improve your slaying abilities when going solo in Fortnite Battle Royale , and rack up kills to impress friends and boost your stats. We'll update this post as new details become available. It's clear that Epic isn't resting on its laurels with Fortnite . That is an insane amount of money and revenue just looking at the iOS version itself. Read More »

Google, Facebook face over $9 bn in fines


Shrems has already told the Financial Times that, "they totally know that it's going to be a violation..." "It's good news for people like me", said Tamzin Evershed, global data privacy lead at Veritas Technologies, a US -headquartered data management firm. Read More »

World War Z 'Moscow' trailer


From Moscow to Jerusalem to New York, World War Z's action-packed co-op campaign delivers unique survivor stories and missions around the world. A few hardy souls remain in the Russian capital, preparing for an onslaught of zombies. And true to the source material, World War Z seems to be taking a globe-trotting approach to its setting. Gamers can expect to face the gnashing teeth of hungry zombies in places like Moscow, Jerusalem, and NY. Read More »

State Of Decay 2 Already Has Over 1 Million Players


While Undead Lab's and Microsoft's State of Decay 2 is still less than three days old (unless you count the ultimate being released last week), the game has already managed to snag one million players so far. "Cooperative multiplayer and flexible play may appeal to some, but its pacing issues and a barrage of bugs make it a hard sell", says Digital Trends in its review. Read More »

Apple reportedly knew about 'bend-gate' before it was a problem

Apple will reportedly introduce these new features and capabilities during their WWDC keynote in less than two weeks. Judge Koh wrote that "one of the major concerns Apple Identified prior to launching the iPhones was that they were 'likely to bend more easily when compared to previous generations'". Read More »

Amazon Echo could be recording your conversations secretly


Two weeks ago, according to Danielle , an employee of her husband's who lived in Seattle called and told the family that they were "being hacked". Danielle's family had a household full of Alexa-equipped devices, but when this incident happened, they immediately unplugged them all and contacted Amazon . Read More »

Apple was aware iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus were prone to bending

Apple was aware that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were more likely to bend than the previous iPhone 5s, new court documents reveal, as part of a class-action lawsuit filed in 2016. The company started using extra epoxy for added strength in the area underneath the touch-controller chips being affected by the bending problem. According to independent fix professionals that Motherboard spoke with, the bending of the devices in normal use would cause the welding of this component to breakdown ... Read More »