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It's the end of the road for Inbox by Gmail


Inbox will be deprecated at the end of March next year. Bad news is that some features are not available on Gmail and that Inbox users may have to use suggested alternatives, e.g. When I reviewed Inbox back in 2014 I quickly realized that the service was not something that I wanted to use. The company claimed that it had no plans to change its email client and saw it as a place to continue testing innovative features. Read More »

Here's Everything New At Apple: iPhone, Apple Watch, iOS And More

When Apple's online store came back online following today's keynote, a number of devices were conspicuously missing, including the iPhone SE, the iPhone 6s and the iPhone X . This applies to all the iPhone that are part of the 2018 lineup, including the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max , iPhone XR, iPhone 8 , iPhone 8 Plus , iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus . Read More »

Apple iPhone XS, XS Max and XR: Your First Look


Mind you, it might turn out to be too easy to launch the flashlight or camera if you're not careful. Supposedly the Xs and Xs Max will be the higher-end OLED display phones, while the Xr will offer a more affordable option with an LCD display. Read More »

IPhone XC: The colorful budget-friendly Apple phone


If that pattern holds this year, then, you should be able to pre-order Apple's latest iPhones by the end of this week, most likely at midnight on Friday (Sept. "While the West gets the "plus" suffix to mean phablet, using "max" is a new trick in the USA and Europe, but is a common conceit in BRIC countries", Ewan Spence of Forbes said. Read More »

Apple Watch Series 4 launched with new design, ECG support


Pre-orders for the Apple Watch Series 4 will begin this Friday, although buyers may find themselves waiting until later to get one on their wrist depending on their country or territory and the type of connectivity they want inside. It arrives with a new selection of animated Watch faces and the digital crown has been redesigned. "The FDA worked closely with the company as they developed and tested these software products, which may help millions of users identify health concerns more ... Read More »

Nintendo Switch Online launch date confirmed

Here is a screenshot of the original tweet in question. Nintendo has been drip-feeding details about the service for months, starting with confirmation that subscribers will have access to classic NES games with additional modern features such as online play and voice chat . Read More »

Apple Watch Series 4 Also Leaked!


The company's annual September event works as the introduction to new iPhone models and upgraded gadgets before inventory hits the shelves, and the rumour has it, that this year's unveiling is to be impressive even by Apple's standards. Read More »

Watch Apple iPhone Event Live Online


Basically, after one of its launch events , Apple updates its streaming page to add a rundown of what it announced during the event. If confirmed, the 6.5in iPhone XS Max is expected to be the company's most expensive to date, surpassing the £999 iPhone X introduced this time past year. Read More »

Kingdom Hearts: VR Experience Headed To Playstation 4

New content can be unlocked by playing through it, however it's unclear what that content will be at this time. Kingdom Hearts fans know how to wait. The game releases on January 25th, 2019. The worlds this time around will be huge in comparison to the previous games, with director Tetsuya Nomura stating that one world in KH3 is "equivalent to one [previous] game, and the things to do for each world are vastly different". Read More »

#GamingBytes: Spider-Man has the saddest Easter egg in history


Spider-Man is already breaking records for both Marvel and Sony , with the new PS4 exclusive becoming the fastest-selling game of 2018 in the United Kingdom, and the fastest-selling Marvel-branded game in history. With so many clever details to notice and discover in Spider-Man's bustling world, we've highlighted the most fascinating Easter eggs and Marvel references. Read More »

Verizon 5G Home service coming to four cities from October 1

After that intro period, the cost will be $50 per month with a "qualifying smartphone plan" or $70 per month if not a Verizon Wireless customer. According to Verizon, both of these totals includes all taxes and fees, and do not require an annual contract. Read More »

Apple has accidentally revealed the Apple Watch 4 sizes


To make sure you don't miss out, here's how to stream the Apple Gather Round . Rival Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has a few models that cost almost as much as Apple models, but the bulk of its lineup, like that of other phone makers, consists of cheaper models. Read More »

Apple iPad Pro leaked renders suggest we can expect one sleek tablet


However, the home button has disappeared to make way for slimmer bezels and a TrueDepth camera system for security. The 3.5mm headphone jack has also been removed, finally bringing the iPad Pro family in line with the iPhones. The 12.9-inch iPad Pro is said to launch alongside the refreshed 10.5-inch iPad Pro model later this year. As is always the case, it's the iPhone that is causing the most noise this year and we don't see that changing once the event kicks off, either. Read More »

Beware! These Mac apps might be stealing your data


Most of these apps distributed by Trend Micro. Mac security guru Patrick Wardle noted last week that in addition to the advertised functions of removing adware and malware from Macs, the software also collected people's personal data including their browsing history, then transmitted that data as a password-protected archive to a server on the internet. Read More »

Google introduces new pixel smartphone 2018


While the characteristics of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL were not disclosed. So, we are fairly certain that there are not going to be any big surprises at the Google Pixel 3 and the 3XL launch event on October 9. 4, according to Digital Trends. There have been plenty of leaks about this year's Google Pixel 3 XL already and a number of devices have even been spotted in the wild - weeks before Google's official announcement. Read More »

Apple launch: Bigger! Faster! Pricier! Innovative?


Then, if the event is not getting too long, Apple may also introduce a new iPad Pro at the September. The new iPhones will still use Lightning, and what's odd about that is that Apple will continue to ship them with a 5W charger. You can also stream it on Apple TV using Airplay. Given what we've heard is the goal of this laptop, a 1,920 x 1,080 (1080p) display is our most-wanted option from this would-be new MacBook Air . Read More »

Cheapest 2018 iPhone May Be Much More Expensive Than We Thought


However, they help Apple boost sales as users prefer bigger smartphones. Away from the major hardware devices , some of Apple's key accessories could enter the spotlight during the event. This device has been tipped to have tiny bezels - about half the size of the bezels on the costlier OLED packing iPhone models. Typically these are the years when Apple's new iPhones get under-the-hood updates (like upgraded processors and features) instead of major design changes (think iPhone 6 ... Read More »

EA under Criminal Investigation by Belgium Government over Illegal FIFA Lootboxes


Valve removed CS:GO loot boxes in July after implementing a temporary workaround the month prior , while Blizzard only just caught up at the end of August following a request surrounding Overwatch and Heroes of the Storm . As such, the Belgian government is taking the company to court. While 2K Games , Blizzard and Valve, already took measures to comply with Belgium's gambling laws, EA has denied that lootboxes in Federation Internationale de Football Association are in violation ... Read More »

Tesla to drop some color options for cars to simplify production


He reiterated a Market Perform rating and $325 price target on the shares, writing that the stock's recent woes largely stem from four main factors, : potential lawsuits about the go-private tweet heard round the world, Musk's erratic behavior, emerging competition, and executive departures and accounting issues. Read More »

New leaks 'reveals' prices of three new iPhones launching on September 12

The company plans to introduce new Apple Watches with larger screens that go almost edge-to-edge, showing the user more information. It would sport a 6.1-inch screen and feature a glass and aluminium design. Kuo also believes a low-price new MacBook is about to be announced that will replace the 12-inch MacBook in Apple's range. The cheaper iPhone XC is said to cost 5888 yuan ($ 855 / Rs 61,895 approx.). Read More »

Confirmed: the OnePlus 6 definitely has an in-display fingerprint reader


While nothing else is confirmed, other rumors suggest that the OnePlus 6T will have a Snapdragon 845 chipset, a triple-lens camera and a bezel-free design with a teardrop notch. Such an addition would allow users to unlock the phone by simply placing their finger on the screen itself. Apple, meanwhile, isn't expected to add such sensors to the iPhone display. Read More »

Apple's 2018 iPhones: Naming, specs, price, launch and availability


With Apple poised to host their "Gather Round" on September 12, 2018, it seems likely that smartphone aficionados will finally be able to lay all of the speculation surrounding the latest iPhone models to rest. Pricing wise, the iPhone 9 is expected to start at $799, followed by the iPhone XS at $899 and the XS Max at $999. And while there are bump-ups indeed, reports say that Apple was able to keep the price at the same levels by going with cheaper components . Read More »

Leaked: Apple iPhone XS Looks Gorgeous in the Gold Shade!


Now, a presentation from the carrier China Mobile has been leaked onto Chinese social media site Weibo and picked up by the Japanese Mac blog Macotakara , which offers up some interesting pieces of information, including the supposed name of Apple's upcoming entry-level iPhone . Read More »

This greaseproof Xbox One controller is 2018's biggest innovation in gaming


With the Xbox One version of PUBG out there, it's more important than ever for the game to be fixed and balanced so that players can enjoy the title like they did during its Early Access phase on Steam. Microsoft is making the options of its users broader day after day by giving products like the newly announced Greaseproof Xbox Controller. The urethrane that is being referred to is most likely polyurethane, which is what makes up sealants, sponges, and plastics. Read More »

Black Ops 4 Blackout map revealed but locked 60fps not confirmed


After releasing a few details over the past couple of days, fans have been clamoring for a more extended look at Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Blackout mode and now their wish has been granted. Starting on September 14, those who pre-ordered the game on PlayStation 4 can check out Blackout for themselves. Later that week, Xbox One and PC users will gain access on September 14th. Read More »

Just roll, lol - Fortnite Monopoly will be here by Christmas


First come, First served! The listing said that the board game would release on 26 November, however, it has since been taken down. Something to look forward to: With so many board games based on video games out there, it's surprising that we've yet to see a physical incarnation of Fortnite . Read More »

Microsoft is Changing Windows 10 Support Lifecycle, Again


These will be available for all Windows 7 Professional and Windows 7 Enterprise customers in Volume Licensing, and there will also be a discount available to those with Windows software assurance, Windows 10 Enterprise or Windows 10 Education subscriptions. Read More »

Tor Browser Debuts on Android to Let You Browse the Web Anonymously


For the alpha versions of the Tor Browser for Android, users will also need to install Orbot, a mobile proxy application that will help the Android browser connect to the Tor network. For years, you've been able to connect to the Tor Network on Android using Orbot and browse using Orfox. 15 best Android browsers of 2018! Core changes include privacy-related configuration changes to improve privacy and the inclusion of several add-ons - HTTPS Everywhere and NoScript - that are enabled by ... Read More »

Razer Phone 2 benchmarks reportedly leak on Geekbench


If you're into mobile gaming and content consumption, the 120Hz refresh rate-capable display will blow your mind, a 4,000mAh battery will keep your phone chugging along, and its stereo speakers are some of the best we've heard on a smartphone. Read More »

These three Huawei phones allegedly tampered with performance results


AnandTech found that four Huawei devices (and one from sub-brand Honor) run faster in benchmarking tests than normal performance: The Nova 3, Honor Play, and the flagship P20 and P20 Pro . UL rules require a device to run the benchmark as if it were any other application. This is not what the folks at UL (the makers of 3D Mark) want to happen with their benchmark test. Read More »

Google will likely announce the Pixel 3 on October 9


Google has threw out invitations to the press and media outlets for a special product launch event on October 9th that will certainly be the official unveiling of the thoroughly leaked Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL . In addition to the design, most of the specs of the Google Pixel 3 have also been confirmed. At one point it seemed as if Google itself was driving the torrents of leaks to build up hype around its upcoming products. Read More »

Alleged Nokia 9 with five rear cameras leaks in a photo


Nokia might be planning to make a comeback with the Nokia 9 and its 5 camera setup. On the body of the smartphone also has a sticker indicating the model number TA-1094. Before we get into the news here, we should warn you: if you're trypophobic you might not want to scroll down. Nokia 9 handsets of HMD Global can be given 8GB RAM and 256G storage. Read More »

Fortnite Update v5.40 Adds Grappler, Getaway LTM, and Weapon Changes


Hopefully, this delay ensures everything with the new event and challenges works smoothly. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is not actually all that impossible - but involves playing the new Getaway LTM . There are plenty of rift locations spread out around the Fortnite Battle Royale map but they don't all spawn every time. " Some items have been removed or modified to better reflect their effectiveness ", read the patch notes . Read More »

BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant Is Proprietary In-Car AI — Hey BMW


It will be tied to the cloud and this ease of access will benefit rentals and vehicle sharing but it will also be useful in the way that the assistant can be linked to the smart speakers within your home or even your smartphone, giving you control over remotely starting the auto or other commands such as heating or cooling, before you even leave the house for work in hot summer days or cold winter mornings. Read More »

Rumours on iPhone XS Max


Apple is expected to launch its next generation of iPhones in an event which will be held on September 12 . If this happens, it would be a significant shift from how the company names its iPhone models. The iPhone Xs variants are listed in 64GB, 256GB and 512GB models, while the " iPhone 9 " is apparently available only in 64 and 256GB versions. 9to5Mac last week shared exclusive photos and details regarding Apple's upcoming OLED iPhones, reportedly dubbed iPhone Xs . Read More »