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Samsung launches S Pen SDK for Galaxy Note 9

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In the lab, the new iPhone nearly doubles the maximum speed of the iPhone X. It tops out around 400Mbps just like the Note 9 with its Qualcomm X20 modem. The iPhone XS Max comes closest to its Android rivals at signal levels below -120 dBm, when there is between zero and one bar of reception. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is here and is now up for pre-order in a lot of markets. Read More »

A national emergency alert test is happening on your phone tomorrow

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Under the 2006 law establishing the wireless-alert system, Congress allowed participating carriers to let subscribers block any emergency alerts - except for those issued by the sitting US president. That test will assess the effectiveness of sending out "a national message and determine whether improvements are needed". FEMA will also run a test of its Emergency Alert System (EAS) for radio and television broadcasters the same day, beginning two minutes after the WEA test. Read More »

This Is the OnePlus 6T

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OnePlus is clearly not making any effort of hiding the imminent arrival of its OnePlus 6T . OnePlus, a Chinese smartphone manufacturer, is expected to unveil the OnePlus 6T sometime this month. "We unlock our phones multiple times a day, and Screen Unlock reduces the number of steps to complete the action", further said a OnePlus engineer in a prior interview with CNET . Read More »

Google Maps update makes daily commuting much easier in the US

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The update also allows you control Spotify , Apple Music and Google Play Music from with Google Maps, so you don't have to hop between apps. At first blush, using Google Maps to navigate your way to work and back might sound unneccessary: It's probably the single route you know most intimately. Read More »

Surface Pro and Surface Laptop may only receive simple spec bumps

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As per a WinFuture report, Microsoft will launch the Surface Pro 6 and Surface Laptop 2 with some specification bumps. It is widely believed that Microsoft has indefinitely delayed or cancelled their Surface-branded Telephony Device (STD for short), but Aggiornamentilumia.it has uncovered some evidence which not only suggests the project is alive but also spilt a lot of details of the device. Read More »

Project Stream by Google announced, allows video game streaming

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Not much is known about the tech behind Project Stream as of writing, but starting now, USA residents with "reliable internet access", Chrome, and a Google account can sign up to test the service out for free. You'll need to be 17 or over, in the US, and have an internet connection capable of at least 25 megabits per second. It seems like there were actually some truth behind those rumors as today Google announced Project Stream . Read More »

Third-generation Google Chromecast leaked

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The images of the new Chromecast (3rd gen?) arrive via reddit , where a user said he walked into a Best Buy to pick-up a new Google dongle. We shall see. Fortunately for GroveStreetHomie staff put it through as a second-gen device, and they were able to take the new dongle home with them, when they discovered it was likely a new model. Read More »

In Russia began to resell first bought the new iPhone

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Apple finally embraced the latter back at the launch of the iPhone X , iPhone 8 , and iPhone 8 Plus previous year. Not everybody is seeing it, but for those experiencing the charging issue it's a significant one. As reported, Apple has moved the price barrier of $ 1,000. However, security measures imposed by limited USB mode should never affect a simple charging brick. Read More »

Some iPhone XS and XS Max devices have an annoying charging problem

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Apple iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are powered by the A12 Bionic chip with a 7 nm design, which allows for more than 6 billion transistors on the processor. So it is best not to judge the pricing of the new iPhones based on this component cost breakdown. Andrew wanted to check out my phone, and he discovered that Apple doesn't enable Reachability by default. Read More »

Minecraft Village and Pillage Update Announced

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Mojang have said that other games are also in the works, to be announced in the future. The new content was announced at this year's Minecon Earth - an annual event for all things related to the one and only crafting, building and survival game. Read More »

LG V40 ThinQ confirmed to have five cameras

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The rumours have been confirmed that the LG V40 ThinQ will come with five camera lenses in total. LG says that the phone features a glass-sandwich design, with the rear panel having been sandblasted to achieve a 'silky feel.' The rear glass retains its strength and hardness characteristic to tempered glass. Read More »

Microsoft's Surface is once again recommended by Consumer Reports

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Because based on the first, and probably only, leaked hands-on of Microsoft's premium 2-in-1 tablet, the Surface Pro 6 isn't going to be that much different from the Surface Pro 5, a.k.a. However, the newer Surface Go has not been recommended. "Mainly because its performance falls below what consumers can find in a number of other laptops, which can result in some lag when performing tasks like cycling through different windows", the publication reports. Read More »

Google Maps now has a voting option to help plan group events

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People are free to remove suggestions from the list, and any that remain are put up to a vote - a simple idea that should help out many groups of friends . Google Maps has added a group planning feature to help you figure out your plans without having a long string of messages about it. Thanks to the new group planning tools, users can shortlist of interest that can be shared with other users. Read More »

Fallout 76 won't be featuring cross-play

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Bethesda late yesterday revealed two new bits of Fallout 76 information. With players finally discovering theFallout 76 BETA start date , Bethesda just announced how much free space you'll need to play it. While most console manufacturers have cottoned on to the need to allow users to play multiplayer titles with their friends regardless of platform, Sony has always been reluctant to join its rivals Microsoft and Nintendo in allowing cross-platform play between consoles. Read More »

Samsung debuts Note 9 in silver

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Samsung also revealed that the Midnight Black version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will finally make its way to the United States. Samsung's latest color option for its flagship is called Cloud Silver. So Samsung listened and the Galaxy Note 9 in Midnight Black will soon be here. In fact, the Note 9 pretty much gives up its desire to stay in one piece on the very first test with the back of the device shattering on contact with the ground. Read More »

Google somehow let another major Pixel 3 leak happen, again

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Google's as-yet-unannounced Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL handsets have cropped up again in newly leaked official images and a video obtained by MySmartPrice that appear to give away at least a few of the devices' unique features. Google also shows how they've retained gestures from the glory days of the original Moto X, with flipping the phone twice to activate a camera feature. Read More »

Realme 2 Pro: Unboxing, specifications, features

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The base variant of the Realme 2 Pro - the one with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage - has been priced at Rs. 13,990. The Realme 2 Pro is being offered in three RAM variants starting from Rs. It is powered by a Snapdragon 450 octa-core processor coupled with 2GB RAM . For imaging, this phone is armed with Dual rear cameras of 16MP primary rear with f/1.7 aperture, Sony IMX398 sensor, Dual Pixel focus, LED flash, EIS Video recording and, secondary camera of 2MP. Read More »

Facebook unveils Oculus Quest standalone VR headset

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There will be over 50 games available on the Oculus Quest , including Robo Recall, The Climb and Moss . "With the introduction of Oculus Quest , we've completed our first generation of best-in-class VR headsets ". In comparison, Oculus Go , the $200 VR headset that released earlier this year, is also a standalone gadget but it supports only mobile gaming. Oculus Quest was formerly known as Project Santa Cruz , and that has been made clear that Oculus Quest is the final name ... Read More »

Facebook Launches Oculus Quest Standalone VR Headset

Pricing starts at $399 for a 64GB headset, which will ship with two Touch controllers . To map the world around the user, the Quest uses four wide-angle sensors in each corner of the device, allowing it to track the user's position without the need for external sensors. Read More »

Apple.com reveals names, colors: iPhone Xs, Xs Max and Xr

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If the images are the real deal, the XR appears to have a design similar to that of the iPhone X , although the current handset's dual-lens camera has been replaced by a simpler single-lens system. The 512GB version of the iPhone XS will be around €1,200. Well, both the Xs and Xs Max will launch on 21 September, with preorders starting on 14 September. Read More »

Why Buying iPhone XS Cases on Amazon May Be a Gamble

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The camera too has a small update; it now features TrueTone flash and faster apertures. The devices make heavy use of screws, which is generally good for fix, but removing them requires Apple-specific screwdrivers. However, the iPhone XS' competition from Samsung right now is the Galaxy S9, it has arguably comparable specs and retails for $720 with a manufacturing cost of $379, less than double, taking into consideration marketing and other company costs. Read More »

Star Wars ‘Vader Immortal’ Trilogy Announced for Oculus Quest

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That's maybe enough? The story falls between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope . Darth Vader is heading to Oculus' new VR system. Vader Immortal will be a standalone storyline featuring Darth Vader that takes place between Episodes III and IV within the Star Wars saga and will take players to Vader's castle on the planet Mustafar, which is a location seen in the standalone film Rogue One . Read More »

Changes coming to Chrome after Chrome 69 controversies

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It will introduce three new states: signed out, signed in and not syncing data, and signed in and syncing, and also a feature that wipes authorisation for cookie sharing once a user logs out of their account. For many , the concern is that Google will get access to users' browser histories and other personal data without their knowing. Google plans to incorporate a number of changes in Chrome 70 to address user concerns related to privacy that came up with the release of Chrome ... Read More »

Android Messages gets new search features

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Yes, after giving a new look and feel, the company has added another feature to the app. Looking through conversations in chat apps in an attempt to locate shared photos or address can be a real pain. You will see the list of all the text, videos, images, and even the locations in reverse chronological order that both of you have exchanged. The new search feature is easy to use as users only have to click on the search icon to get started. Read More »

Zuckerberg announces Rift Quest at OC5, wireless 6DoF + controllers

Oculus Quest looks to change that. It will launch in Spring 2019 at $400, which is the same price as the high-end Oculus Rift and more than the low-end Oculus Go . Oculus has unveiled its latest all-in-one wireless VR headset , the Quest . Oculus Quest represents the production release of the Project Santa Cruz that was first teased almost a year ago by Facebook. Read More »

Monster Hunter Stories is Now Available on iOS and Android

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The recent decision to have it go worldwide on iOS and Android was mostly due to Capcom's success with Monster Hunter: World that saw a simultaneous global release in all regions. You'll hatch and fight monsters through an RPG story and network battles. That said, since there's a free version, if you're into RPGs in any regard or are just looking for something fresh and hardcore to play, there's no harm in giving this one a try, and you may well end up finding a new favorite. Read More »

Samsung will soon show a new smartphone

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Smarta have no Home button, but the screen is 6 inches with a Super AMOLED-matrix with a resolution 2220 x 1080 pixels, which occupies nearly the entire front panel (frame visible, but they are small). The device will also support expandable memory up to 512 GB and will come with a 3,300 mAh battery. It also has a 3.5mm headphone jack. In terms of screen size it is six inches with an AMOLED touchscreen and runs on the Android 8.0 Oreo platform. Read More »

A smartphone with 10GB of RAM will be releasing soon

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Now, its parent company will soon launch the first 10GB RAM smartphone. That said, aside from the increase in system memory the specs are said to remain the same as the 8GB variant. In India, the smartphone has been priced at Rs. 59,990 for the lone 8GB RAM/ 256GB inbuilt storage model. As discovered by Ice Universe on Twitter and confirmed by GizmoChina , a new variant of the OPPO Find X recently made a pass through Chinese regulator TENAA , this time with 10GB of RAM under the ... Read More »

Google Literally Can't Stop Leaking the Pixel 3

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It does, however, show off the software of the Pixel 3 in great detail, and even though it's nearly identical to the Android Pie experience, we do get a closer look at the new camera UI. Links to download these wallpapers are included down below, and it's worth noting that there are 28 wallpapers in total. We've been running Pixel 2 XL with Android 9.0 Pie since beta and the experience couldn't be better. Read More »

Instagram Co-Founders To Step Down

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In an explosive interview with Forbes , Acton outlined tensions with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg about introducing ads into WhatsApp. Will Instagram disappear? Get cluttered with ads? Brian Acton, co-founder of WhatsApp, speaks at the WSJD Live conference in Laguna Beach, California October 25, 2016. Read More »