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Nvidia's new technology aims to give visual effects industry a boost

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The Quadro RTX Server defines a new standard for on-demand rendering in the datacenter, enabling easy configuration of on-demand render nodes for batch and interactive rendering. New RT Cores to enable real-time ray tracing of objects and environments with physically accurate shadows, reflections, refractions and global illumination. Read More »

Samsung launches pre-orders for Galaxy Note 9 in India

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Around 1,000 industry figures, media reps and consumers were invited to the event, where they listened to singer Kim Jong-kook and actress Park Min-young explain different functions. After the Note 9 "Unpacked" event in NY on Thursday, preorders began in the USA on Friday. According to the release, Galaxy smartphones will come with pre-installed Spotify app on "Samsung Smart Switch" which a software by Samsung to transfer. Read More »

Honda Civic Gets Sport Trim For Coupe And Sedan

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The tenth-generation Honda Civic sedan has been given a subtle makeover in the United States, a facelift that is expected to preview changes likely to be rolled out to other markets in the future. On the insides, Honda has updated the infotainment system and gets more safety features. It is also uncertain whether the new Sport trim will be offered locally. Read More »

Google just did the right thing with Fortnite on Google Play

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Android users must download the game directly from Epic's own website instead. After the success of Fortnite on Apple's iOS platform, everyone simply assumed that Epic Games would take the opportunity to roll out Fortnite for Android users via the Google Play Store as soon as it was sure that its servers could handle the exponentially increased load. Read More »

Google will track you even when you’ve told it not to

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The Associated Press quotes Google's support pages as saying: "You can turn off Location History at any time . If you want to prevent Google from storing location markers, disabling "Web & App Activity" will do the trick. Overall, it seems that the primary location-gathering aspect related to "Web & App History" comes from Google searches. Mashable was also provided with this link on Google's location data policy. Read More »

Z adds support for ninth-generation Intel Core processors

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The table below, courtesy of WWCFTech, includes the other 9-generation chips set for release next year. Finally there's the Core i5-9600K offering six cores and six threads with a base frequency of 3.7GHz boosting to 4.6GHz for one core. It may also feature 16 MB of L3 cache and Intel UHD 620 graphics. In a similar fashion, the 9600K will brings things down a notch further to 4.6GHz on one core and 4.3GHz on all six cores. Read More »

Best Nintendo Switch Games Right Now (August 2018 Update)

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In the year since its launch, there has been no shortage of incredible games coming, from huge first-party games like Mario and Splatoon to indie darlings like Owlboy and Celeste. Nintendo will reveal how to tell if a game requires a Nintendo Switch Online subscription "at a later date". This is great for people who want to retrieve their data if they lose, break or purchase an additional Nintendo Switch system. Read More »

Galaxy Note 9 launched: Huawei 'makes fun' of Samsung

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Remember all those leaks? Samsung Galaxy Home design: What does it look like? Pics Samsung is allegedly mulling ending its Galaxy Note line, now that nearly every smartphone on the planet is larger than the original Note - which was so absurdly large at launch it was dubbed the first "phablet". Read More »

Google is making sure you know Fortnite is not on Google Play

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Apple doesn't allow app downloads from anywhere but the official App Store on its mobile devices. Videos such as the one shown above show how tantalisingly close you are to playing a great third-person shooter on your tiny device. Epic Games confirmed that it would be coming to Android " this summer ", but then it all went a bit quiet, leaving Android users scrambling for any info they could on when they might get their hands on it. Read More »

Doom Eternal: 11 Things You Missed From The QuakeCon Gameplay

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To celebrate the new reveal at QuakeCon , Bethesda released a new press kit with new screenshots, details, and artwork of id Software's upcoming first-person shooter DOOM Eternal . To achieve that goal, Id Software started with a very simple goal - make the Doomslayer the strongest and most powerful hero the studio has ever created. Read More »

Samsung's new $1000 power-user phone reflects slowdown in hardware innovation

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For them, it'll be seen as incremental upgrades that are there for the sake of seeing what can be done on a phone . The main change is that the Pen now has Bluetooth LE, so you can use it as a remote control for the phone. They lack the luster of the Samsung brand, sure, but phones crossing a thousand dollars just feels too much - and shows that brands are struggling to offset the slowdown in smartphone growth, needing to up profit margins to compensate. Read More »

Samsung bets $22 billion on AI, 5G and auto tech

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It forms part of a broader strategy under which the Samsung group will invest KRW180 trillion ($160.7 billion) in total over the next three years in capital expenditure and research and development. Along with the direct employment of Samsung, its investment in South Korea was forecast to help induce around 700,000 jobs in related industries and businesses, the statement noted. Read More »

OpenAI Bots Crush the Best Human Dota 2 Players in the World

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The humans did eventually manage to grab game three from the bots but the damage was done. "This reaction time is much closer to human level, though we haven't seen evidence of changes in gameplay as OpenAI Five's strength comes more from teamwork and coordination than reflexes". Read More »

Blizzard Announces Multiple Diablo Projects

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Ready your eyes for BlizzCon, we reckon. "We do not have any plans to announce Diablo for Switch". Trust me when I say the team here is now crossing all crossable appendages regarding that potential tidbit of news. Stay awhile and listen - we have exciting updates to share about the future of Diablo. The one-minute video also included a mention of Diablo III's current 14th "season" of content and quests, which Camel notes is the company's first stab at a "themed" season. Read More »

Sony hails 500 million PlayStation sales with limited edition PS4 Pro

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The 500 Million Limited Edition DualShock 4 will be $64.99 USD/$74.99 CAD/€64, while the Gold Wireless Headset will be $99.99 USD/$119.99 CAD/€89. Comes with 2TB hard drive, each unit of the PlayStation 4 Pro 500 Million Limited Edition console comes with a serial number as only 50,000 units will be released throughout the world. Read More »

Fortnite Beta for Android coming this week

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Instead, for the United States at least, there'll be two colors: Ocean Blue, which is Samsung's de-factor "hero finish", and Lavender Purple. Lovers of the game would get an exclusive Note 9 character skin, or alternative appearance for characters. Read More »

Xiaomi Mi A2 launched in India: Price, specifications, features and more

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The smartphone comes with a price tag of Rs 16,999 for the 4GB RAM variant, while the price of 6GB RAM variant has not been disclosed. Xiaomi said that the device will be available on Mi.com, Amazon.in and Mi Home offline stores. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and a proximity sensor. It supports Quick Charge 4+ standard, but you'll have to buy a supported charger separately. Read More »

Google Pixel 3 XL Production Unit Leaks

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A Pixel 3 XL prototype that Google hasn't remotely nuked yet. The images show the front and back of what appears to be the Clearly White variant of the Pixel 3 XL with that fingerprint reader on the back and a single rear camera. The chunky notch also makes the status bar very thick. In the video you'll see most of the concentration on the taking out of the contents of the box. Read More »

Amiibo figures announced for all 5 new 'Smash Bros. Ultimate' fighters

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Castlevania's Simon Belmont and Richter Belmont , Donkey Kong's King K. Rool , and Metroid's Dark Samus will all make their debuts in the Super Smash Bros franchise. Nintendo has announced five new Super Smash Bros . New Pokemon that will appear in Ultimate include Alolan Exeggutor, Vulpix (both standard and Alolan varieties), Solgaleo, Lunala, Mimikyu, Abra, Ditto, and Pyukumuku. Read More »

Fallout 76 Won't Be On Steam, New Beta Details Revealed

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Bethesda has announced that progress made during Fallout 76's beta in October will carry over into the full version of the game when it launches this November. There is the chance that Fallout 76 does make its way to Steam eventually, particularly if a sales hit occurs. Pay attention, however, and you'll realise Bethesda has been trying to do this for years. Read More »

Samsung starts producing high-capacity 4-bit SSD

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At the time, it ensured consumers that the new memory solutions would allow for the creation of solid state drives (SSDs) with significantly increased capacity. Once this has flooded the market, Samsung promises that 1TB SSDs will become much more affordable as a result. " Samsung's new 4-bit SATA SSD will herald a massive move to terabyte-SSDs for consumers", said Jaesoo Han, Executive Vice President of Memory Sales and Marketing at Samsung Electronics. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy On8 (2018) Available in India From Today

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The teaser that has been leaked from the company shows about the power of the Galaxy Note 9 which tells the viewers that the smartphone is not powerful, but it is super powerful. Both the Galaxy J8 and J6 integrate a real-time selfie focus and a Front LED flash , so that users can snap stylish selfies be it day or night. The 7,300mAh battery provides up to 16 hours of video playback. Read More »

Protesters paralyze parts of Bangladesh after a speeding bus kills two students

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Long-route bus operators on Saturday called indefinite period strike across the country from the night, protesting at alleged vandalism of vehicles in the ongoing student protests in the capital. A photographer for an global news organisation was among those beaten. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal spoke on the government's behalf this week, saying "all the demands raised by the agitating students are logical, and the process to implement those demands is underway". Read More »

Virus Takes TSMC Chip Fabs Offline

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TSMC fabricates chip solutions for Apple and other mobile device vendors, and has reportedly kicked off its shipments for the forthcoming iPhones and other new smartphone models. On August 3, TSMC's computer systems in Taiwan were infected with a virus that spread to multiple fabs. The Taiwanese company said the incident, which comes as it ramps up chipmaking for Apple Inc.'s next iPhones, would delay shipments, without specifying which customers would be affected. Read More »

Google Pixel 3 release date revealed in extraordinary leak

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A new leak suggests Google is going to stick to tradition by launching the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL on October 4. For the past two iterations of Google's Pixel phones , the unveiling has happened on October 4. We've known for a while now that Google has high hopes for its incoming Pixel 3 range of smartphones, and has seemingly engineered them with just one main focus, gun down Apple's new iPhone range. Read More »

Fortnite Season 5 Week 4 Challenges Leaked

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You're heading to C4 on the map for this Battle Pass challenge , just south of Pleasant Park. Of course, the speed at which one completes the challenges in Fortnite really depends on their skill level. If you do that, you will likely avoid the masses and you will have a specific spot to aim and will probably be able to get there first. In this challenge, the players need to deal 500 damage to the enemies while using the sniper rifles. Read More »

Apple remove podcasts by Infowars' notorious host Alex Jones

It also said they represent various views if "people are respectful to those with differing opinions". One Infowars podcast remains on the platform: " Real News With David Knight ". Infowars didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. He has also claimed that many of children killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre were actors. Read More »

Facebook's Tinder-like dating service leaks out, see it here

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The company is now testing its "Facebook Dating" feature internally. Facebook had announced the dating product - which will not be a standalone dating app - during its F8 developer conference in the U.S. They were instructed to log in and share "dummy" information to test the app and find any glitches - a process called "dogfooding" - ahead of its launch. Read More »

Google Maps Starts Sharing Phone Battery Life When Users Share Their Location

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Yes, we are talking about the fact that you can now see the other person's phone battery life as well as track their whereabouts. What do you think of the new feature? In addition to finding directions or transit information, Google Maps allows users to share their location with others - making it easier to meet up with friends and family. Read More »

Android P to be officially released on 20th August, claims leak

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You don't really need to work overtime to crack that code. Google has been rigorously testing Android P since the beginning of this year. It may be called just Android P , but most believe that that is highly unlikely, with Android 9 .0 Popsicle sounding like a more believable name in the progression from Nougat and Oreo . Read More »

Parents are paying tutors to stop their kids getting owned at Fortnite

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For example, Ally Hicks pays $50 for a four-hour session to train her son to play the game. The news about these so-called Fortnite coaches was revealed recently by the Wall Street Journal , courtesy of Bleacher Report. When you think of hiring a tutor, the first thing that probably comes to mind is going to school school and getting an education. "My dad would have never paid for me to take video game lessons", he said. Read More »

Google Mum on Chinese Search Engine Reports

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At stake is the world's biggest online community of 772 million internet users, with nearly half of the population still not connected to the internet, according to the China Internet Report co-authored by the South China Morning Post, its tech news site Abacus and the San Francisco-based venture capital firm 500 start-ups. Read More »