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PSN ID change feature entering beta, publicly available in 2019


After changing your name, you have the option to also display your old name in order to let people recognize it. For PlayStation Plus members, it will cost €4.99/£3.99 after the first change. Another caveat is that the new feature won't be compatible with all games. The preview program is scheduled to end in November, with the feature officially rolling out in early 2019. Read More »

She gone: Google+ network closes indefinitely after security breach


Google said it found the bug as part of an internal review called Project Strobe , an audit started earlier this year that examines access to user data from Google accounts by third-party software developers. Google CEO Sundar Pichai was allegedly briefed on the company's plan not to notify users about the bug . Google is also going to be limiting access to the apps seeking access to your SMS and Gmail data. Read More »

Microsoft Fixes and Explains Lost Files Issue with Windows 10 Version 1809


Some issues included minor task manager bugs , but a showstopper bug that was deleting user files meant that the company had to pull the update out of distribution completely . If the files were not moved and the October 2018 Update is installed the original "old" folder was deleted including the files in that folder. As Microsoft's John Cable explains in a post on Microsoft's Windows Blog , the problem was with the "Known Folder Redirection" feature. Read More »

#ChargeGate and 5GHz WiFi fix for iPhone XS is out now


Users would plug their iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max for charging, but it would not reflect that the device was charging. Wireless charging still replenished the battery. Finally, the update will fix a small issue that prevented some subtitles appearing in videos. Another change people might notice is that the update will restore the original position of the "123 key" on the iPad keyboard. Read More »

Real-time updates at the launch event


The bad news is that the Made By Google event - where Google will show off all its latest hardware devices - doesn't kick off until 2am October 10 in Australia. The new Google Home Hub will come with a 7-inch screen with the speaker behind it, and it will compete directly with the newly launched Amazon Echo Show. Read More »

Google's gadget show: Look for new phones, 'smart' home devices, more

Google is also expected to announce an updated Chromecast with better connectivity features. We at MSP Gear have been closely following up on the developments of Google Pixel Series devices. Previous rumours suggest the phone will be powered by a Snapdragon 845 processor, coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. The Pixel 3 would be a 2,915mAh battery, while the Pixel 3 XL gets a 3,430mAh battery. Read More »

Google Home Hub set to be available from October 22, claims leak

With the Slate, Google appears to be unveiling a new Chromecast , wireless charger, and of course, its third generation Pixel phones. Take a look below to know more about the about the products which Google will be launching tomorrow. Additional leaked screenshots show that the phone will have a 2,915mAh battery , which is a noteworthy jump in capacity from the Pixel 2 . Anything is possible from Google's wacky hardware labs. Read More »

Made by Google event today

We recently reported that Google has been asking YouTubers to send clips of them criticizing the notch. The all-new design of the retail box of the Google Pixel 3 XL device which also shows two-tone design along with 3 XL name and the logo "G" of Google . Read More »

Google Pixel 3 XL Goes On Sale Before Official Launch

The device will be unveiled alongside the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones . Several leaks have taken place over the last couple of months and while much of the focus has been placed on the smartphone lineup, it looks like we'll be seeing a Pixel tablet this year too. Read More »

Published images of the first tablet Google


As far as the new Google Pixel smartphone is concerned, the smartphone is expected to come with a Snapdragon 845 processor, 4 Gigs of RAM and an external memory option of either 64GB or 128GB. Pixel 3 is likely to use an octa-core Qualcomm chipset, an Ardreno 630 GPU, and have 4GB of RAM . In the Internet appeared the information about the Google Pixel Slate - the first tablet of the Corporation. Read More »

Amazon starts listing Core i9 9900K preorder at 499 Dollars


There's nothing incredibly groundbreaking about the way Intel fabricates these chips, since they're based on a similar 14-nanometer production process used in the past few CPU generations. It has the fastest base clocks of all the new processors at 3.7GHz but its turbo clocks are somewhat lower at 4.3/4.6GHz for all/single cores. In addition to native USB 3.1 Gen 1 (10 Gbit/s) support, Intel claims the Z390 chipset will sport improved power management for the 8-core processor variants, as ... Read More »

Microsoft Suspends Windows 10 Update Rollout After Users Report Deleted Files


By the way, are not destroyed Ira's and media files and important documents, spreadsheets. Unfortunately for many, the latest update means file deletion and for gamers specifically? Since the Windows 10 October Update rolled out a handful of other bugs have also been discovered , including a compatibility issue with some Intel device drivers and inaccurate CPU usage numbers in the Task Manager. Read More »

Microsoft pauses Windows 10 update after files disappear


Microsoft advises that those who have downloaded the update to a USB drive ready for installation should wait until a new update is ready and use that instead. If you have yet to update to Windows 10 October 2018 update, you may well have had a lucky escape. On Twitter this weekend, Dona Sarkar, head of the Windows Insider Program, said Microsoft's support team "have the tools to get you back to a good state". Read More »

Google shutting down Google


Google also introduced a "+1" button for third-party content, which acted in a similar way to Facebook's "Like" button. The API was created to only keep logs for two week periods. It also said that it would strengthen Android app permission requirements to give users more fine-grained control over their mobile phone data, and that it would make it harder for apps to access sensitive information, like SMS messages and call records. Read More »

Xbox game streaming revealed as Project xCloud


Microsoft's Project xCloud service is in testing. The future of gaming is a world where you are empowered to play the games you want, with the people you want, whenever you want, wherever you are, and on any device of your choosing. Project xCloud is already being tested on phones and tablets paired up with Xbox controllers via Bluetooth, although touch input is also available. Read More »

Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL launch


The next generation of Pixelbook is also expected to make a debut at the Tuesday event, but right now, we know nearly nothing about this laptop, save that it should resemble its predecessor . Wired Pixel Buds , which will come with the new Pixel 3 smartphones. The Pixelbook Slate's keyboard will feature a touchpad and round keys, and the tablet itself is said to have a camera on the front and rear, and a power button with a built-in fingerprint sensor. Read More »

OnePlus 6T event officially locked in for October 30


Earlier, MySmartPrice discovered an Amazon India listing which suggests the OnePlus 6T preorder period will end on October 30th, prompting speculation that October 30th will actually be the release date of the new handset. In a recent interview, an engineer for OnePlus told CNET: "We unlock our phones multiple times a day, and Screen Unlock reduces the number of steps to complete the action". Read More »

Your Facebook account is NOT being cloned, it's all a hoax


This prompts everyone else who receives it to believe their accounts may have also been cloned. Other easy steps to take to prevent being hacked on Facebook include regularly changing your password, reporting a hacked account, reporting suspicious messages or applications, and strengthening your other privacy settings. Read More »

Your Google Assistant Gets Aa Makeover On Phones


Considering this flaw, the Mountainview company has added more visual design to the smart assistant app . Google claims that the update will make the app more intuitive and compelling for the users. Depending on market, it should bring up both taxis and ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft . The Google Assistant ride feature is first coming out in English, but will expand to more languages in the next few months. Read More »

Samsung looks to reverse mid-year dip with Q3 numbers


That beat the previous record of 15.6 trillion won in Q1, 2018. Preliminary operating profit climbed 20.4 percent to 17.5 trillion won ($15.5 billion ) on a 4.8 percent gain in revenue, in line with market expectations. Last year, Huawei recorded a 32% increase in device sales, to about 237.2 billion Chinese yuan ($30 billion). The division has been posting losses since the second quarter of 2017. Read More »

Nintendo patents a Game Boy case for touchscreen devices


Below the cutout is a D-pad which lies to the left of the case while two individual buttons reside on the right-hand side followed by two more buttons at the center below them which is reminiscent of the "start" and "select" keys we usually see on consoles. Read More »

LG V40 ThinQ Hands On


The phone is capable to cover 3x worth of optical zoom. The phone has a 6.4-inch display , which is pretty large when compared to previous releases by the company. This allows the company to gain different effects from the camera . The other two lenses are of a 16-MP secondary one with a wide-angle capturing ability and another 12-MP lens with an f2.4 aperture. Read More »

Voice app puts disabled phone users in charge


The elements that can be tapped on the screen are overlaid with small numerals, which can be used to call out any number which will mimic a tap. The app will take over your phone and allow you to access any feature just by asking it. Google asserts that it concentrated on users with issues, like multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, spinal cord injury, arthritis and others to build up the availability application. Read More »

Nokia 7.1 Goes Official: Marks The Debut of PureDisplay Technology


That's not all, you'll be able to enjoy higher contrast (1,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio) even with standard content, as the smartphone is able to convert normal videos to HDR ones real-time. Why it matters: Quality mid-range devices offering a solid user experience are more plentiful than ever. MrMobile's Nokia 7 .1 Hands-On was produced after three hours with a Nokia 7 .1 review device provided by HMD Global . Read More »

Chinese spying microchips found in Apple, Amazon computers


The chips were reportedly built to be as inconspicuous as possible and to mimic signal conditioning couplers. Apple , AWS, Super Micro and China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs have disputed the report, which cites anonymous government and corporate sources, as previously noted by CNBC . Read More »

Google Pixel 3 preorders will start immediately after launch event


California-based tech giant Google is all set to launch its latest flagship smartphones Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL next week. The feature that was a part of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL was originally a part of the HTC U11 . Google will be launching the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL on the 9th of October at New York City. If you're looking for a little inside information on the next Pixel phone , someone very close to Google is eager to spill the beans about the company's smartphone plans. Read More »

Windows Update Adds Ray Tracing, But Nothing Supports It Yet


Microsoft says Windows 10 app mirroring will arrive with the Windows 10 October update , which will launch sometime soon. This isn't strictly related to the phone stuff, but the new update also adds a so-called Cloud Clipboard that lets you copy text or images from one PC, and paste it on another. Read More »

Web Creator Tim Berners-Lee Ready to Drive Decentralization Forward


In the modern internet, users don't always have full control on where data is stored, which is a model that Solid is aiming to change. 'Solid is a platform, built using the existing web. It's not yet clear whether email marketers will have to beg permission before sending emails to a Solid POD user. "I see multiple market possibilities, including Solid apps and Solid data storage", Sir Tim said. Read More »