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by | September 06, 2018 | 07:43

In prepared testimony released Tuesday before a Senate hearing Wednesday, Twitter chief executive officer Jack Dorsey says, "Twitter does not use political ideology to make any decisions, whether related to ranking content on our service or how we enforce our rules".

by | September 05, 2018 | 03:09

OnePlus have been a company in the last couple of years who have been quick with updates, as well as providing a beta program for customers should they wish to test out new software before it is officially released. To upgrade from a stable official version to Android P Beta version, you need to download the ROM upgrade package from a dedicated OxygenOS server and then copy that package to your OnePlus 6 storage.

by | September 05, 2018 | 04:51

Skype is also ditching its interpretation of Snapchat stories called Highlights . Last year, Skype announced it would add a feature called "Highlights", which allowed users to post a picture or video for their followers to see, before it disappeared after a certain amount of time.

by | September 05, 2018 | 04:11

Sony is now pulling the plug. Kotaku , drawing from Japanese outlet IT Media , reported that Sony Interactive Entertainment officially dropped support for the PlayStation 2 on August 31, 2018. More than 150 million PlayStation 2 consoles have been sold. Of course, as with any device, third-party repairs will always be possible, but this is a significant milestone for the device, which is estimated to have sold 150m units since its launch in March 2000.

by | September 05, 2018 | 03:24

Given the iPad Pro has more room along its bezels, there's no need for a "notch" as seen on Apple's latest iPhone to accommodate for the True Depth camera setup. With more than fifteen months from the last iPad Pro update, but information from the iOS 12 update hints that interface changes inspired by the iPhone X may come to the tablet.

by | September 05, 2018 | 04:53

However, these 64 players will be split up into 16 squads, with four people per squad. There's no mention of the solo or duo modes popular in other popular battle royale titles like " Fortnite " and " PUBG ". That map is a giant sandbox filled with destructible buildings, weaponry, and vehicles. Dig foxholes, lay down sandbags, build bridges, barbed wire, tank stoppers, and more.

by | September 05, 2018 | 03:58

To commemorate its ten year milestone, Google is rolling out some new UI designs that should help users search more productivity and conveniently. Think weather, word translations, info on sporting events, etc. all within the Search bar. If all you need is a simple answer to a question, Google's combination search bar/address bar, which it calls the Omnibox, will now display relevant information as you type on the Mac.

by | September 05, 2018 | 03:12

The gaming-focused smartphone sports refresh rates of up to 120Hz , stereo front-facing speakers, a Snapdragon 835 SoC, and a 4,000mAh battery - a good package for intense gaming sessions. The company has been expanding with retail stores, an agreement with SingTel and, probably most importantly, the introduction of a new vertical, the Razer Phone.

by | September 05, 2018 | 02:19

In the aforementioned interview, Koh confirmed that the phone would probably be unveiled at this year's Samsung Developer Conference which is set to take place on November 7. Koh's new strategy is to focus on millennials who can not afford the latest flagship but still want a device packed with meaningful innovation. Two of these screens combine seamlessly into a single seven-inch display when unfolded.

by | September 05, 2018 | 02:28

It's possible that the OnePlus 6T could feature the design shown in this leak, though. Of course, this is all just speculation for now, especially as the OnePlus 6T clearly won't have identical specs to either one of those handsets, as neither has a flagship chipset, but they give us a good indication of what we might see.

by | September 04, 2018 | 02:52

The company has now announced the Huawei Smartphone Deals sale, which will take place on September 4 and 5 on Amazon India , where buyers will have a chance to buy any of the four Huawei phones with special deals and discounts on offer. 'Equipped with all-new CPU, GPU and Dual NPU, the Kirin 980 is the ultimate engine to power next-generation productivity and entertainment applications.

by | September 04, 2018 | 02:51

In India, the Series 1 starts at Rs 21,990, while the non-LTE Series 3 starts at Rs 30,990. Research states consumers are choosing the older model over the newer one, making it the bestseller globally. Multiple leaks have confirmed it would feature reduced bezels and 15% larger display. The technology to make a round watch with a display that stretches all the way to the edges simply doesn't exist right now.

by | September 03, 2018 | 05:02

What makes it able to support that much video resolution, here's the thing, the Q900R processing engine takes the 8K AI Upscaling system to the highest compatibility. Like Samsung's previously announced 146-inch Wall TV , LG's massive display uses an array of microscopic LEDs that form individual pixels. The 85-inch Q900FN, announced ahead of the IFA trade show in Berlin, has four times the pixels than your typical puny 4K TV, and it'll arrive to USA stores this October.

by | September 03, 2018 | 02:31

Alongside being newly-enhanced for Xbox One X , the game's latest update brings major improvements to gameplay and stability. The subscription service obviously makes Xbox Game Pass much more affordable, but it's really a compelling subscription service on its own.

by | September 03, 2018 | 02:05

It's safe to assume that the interest in the series is at an all-time high making God of War 3: Remastered the ideal game for PlayStation Plus this month. Oh, and it's available to download as of this second to coincide with its birthday. But, we're also getting God of War III Remastered . The developers also said that there will be a ton of things to do in " Destiny 2: Forsaken ", both for its casual fan base and hardcore players.

by | September 03, 2018 | 02:27

We are a whopping eight weeks into Fortnite Season 5, and there are new challenges out! As always, keep in mind to finish out the match you're in once you've completed one or more challenges in order to be sure you get credit for them.

by | September 02, 2018 | 09:57

Click the checkbox next to "Third-Party Cookies" and select "Trackers (recommended)" to block cross-site tracking cookies. The new settings are slated to be phased in gradually, starting with an initiative that focuses on blocking trackers that slow down page loads.

by | September 02, 2018 | 10:21

The overwhelming majority of reported accidents involving self-driving vehicles were due to human, not machine, error. Apple's self-driving auto program has been ramping up . Apple is using its self-driving cars to collect data for Apple Maps while also working on refining its autonomous driving tech for future purposes.

by | September 02, 2018 | 08:15

This gives the device an nearly edge-to-edge display screen that is about 6.1 inch and of course, it's OLED. Honor play uses GPU Turbo to squeeze more performance out of the phone's graphics chip, without sacrificing battery life or inflating the price.

by | September 02, 2018 | 07:14

Now we officially know that the Mate Series will be unveiled in October - well, the regular Mate 20 and the Pro version, given that the Lite model already launched a few days ago. But the Kirin 980 finally makes up for all of this and Huawei should be proud. That's a 46 percent improvement in graphics processing power and a 178 percent jump in power efficiency over last year's Kirin.

by | September 01, 2018 | 06:52

One of these two models will have a reported 6.5-inch screen, which would make it the largest iPhone yet. The 6.1-inch entry-level iPhone , however, is rumored to look like the iPhone X , sporting an all-screen display and notch for Face ID, but the screen is said to be LCD and not OLED.

by | September 01, 2018 | 05:06

Eminem's newest song takes aim at President Trump. When he makes fun of mumble rappers like Lil Yachty and mocks their flow, it feels like just a bit of The Real Slim Shady is back. However, Eminem's lines roasting Tyler the Creator include a bleeped out homophobic slur, which did not sit well with many. In a 2013 interview with Rolling Stone , Eminem defending using the slur following fallout over its inclusion in tracks like "Rap God".

by | September 01, 2018 | 02:12

The source hasn't yet said whether the phone might have wireless charging, one of the flagship features we expect Google to add to these phones, and which the leaked Pixel 3 XL seemed to have. Google is not big on the design changes - it looks like the phone will look a lot like the predecessor Pixel 2 . There is also mention of an 8MP camera and a battery that comes in at 2,915mAh.

by | August 31, 2018 | 07:06

It's likely that the Rift-To-Go will be included in this week's patch , which drops tomorrow. Players can find it in chests, vending machines, supply drops, and loot llamas. Players in the Save the World PvE campaign can also get their hands on a new bundlebuss assault rifle, a multi-barrelled Flintock weapon which packs a serious punch.

by | August 31, 2018 | 06:33

The first game coming to the Xbox One next month is Prison Architect: Xbox One Edition. Probably not has happy as they'd be outside the prison though. Xbox 360 fans will be able to enjoy LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars and Sega Vintage Collection: Monster World . Players are able to play either by themselves or with up to two allies, their goal being an elimination of the "infinite war" cycle of machines.

by | August 31, 2018 | 06:32

A tweet from Battlefield's official Twitter account posted earlier this afternoon confirms that the game will now release on November 20, a little over a month after the initially planned launch date of October 19. "We've had valuable feedback from our community, and we're going to take the time to make some final adjustments and deliver a great experience for our fans".

by | August 31, 2018 | 06:27

Taking a major step in the augmented reality (AR) domain, Apple has acquired Akonia Holographics , a Colorado-based startup that makes lenses for AR glasses. Apple issued its standard statement it usually uses to confirm when it buys a company. And let's not forget about PrimeSense, which Apple scooped up in 2013.

by | August 31, 2018 | 06:21

The other major PS4 game for grabs next month is God of War 3 Remastered , which was originally released in 2015 to celebrate the franchise's tenth anniversary. This is rather great for folks who've never given Destiny 2 a try, especially with the Gambit trial happening this weekend . Sparkle 2 is a simple top-down puzzle game offering almost 100 playable levels, while Foul Play is a side-scrolling brawler with the option for co-op play with friends.

by | August 31, 2018 | 08:03

The Technic design team started the 1:1 project after completing the 1:8 scale model, viewing the full-size replica as the 'ultimate challenge.' Building the auto required a team of 16 specialists and over 13,000 man hours. Fun fact: It tops out at 19 miles/hr, since over 2,000 Lego Power Function motors are included, and they deliver a max of 5.3 horsepower. Everything about this life-sized model is impressive, but now we can't wait to see what the Technic team comes up with next.

by | August 31, 2018 | 07:28

In a blog post on the Google Cloud blog, Google explains that the Titan keys are built on the FIDO standards and that the devices are created to prevent hacks from manufacturing through actual use. Google is including a USB key, too, for extra safekeeping. Enterprises interested in deploying Titan keys in their organization can contact their Google Cloud representative for pricing and ordering information, or purchase the keys through Google partner Insight .

by | August 31, 2018 | 07:32

The new feature is especially useful in instances where you need to do multiple tasks such as listening to your favorite national daily while cooking in the kitchen or hearing out a news roundup while commuting. With Tez now becoming Google Pay , you can also expect global features like card payments to come here, he added. They've announced an update overnight that allows the app to now read websites aloud to you in 28 languages.

by | August 31, 2018 | 05:16

It'll be coming to the United Kingdom (but not America) soon for £299 (about $390). Talking about the features, the HTC U12 Life sports a 6.0-inch full HD+ display with the taller aspect ratio of 18:9. Both the cameras come accompanied by a LED flash. As for power the U12 Life has a 3,600mAh battery that also comes with power saving mode. The only ho-hum part about the U12 Life is its footprint, as its chin is fairly large, making the phone measure 158.5 x 75.4 x 8.3mm ...

by | August 31, 2018 | 04:45

Anyway, here they are, one on top of the other, in the first leaked render depicting two thirds of Apple's 2018 iPhone lineup. While the shape of this Apple Watch looks similar to the current model , it looks like Apple has slimmed the bezels to give the watch a larger display.

by | August 31, 2018 | 05:07

To start, Google has added bilingual language pairing for English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, and Japanese. Previously, users had to choose a single language setting. At the Google I/O conference this year, Google noted that Google Assistant will be available in 30 languages and 80 countries by the end of the year.

by | August 31, 2018 | 03:42

The exact figure was 48 percent, compared to 25 percent who responded that they meant to upgrade in June of previous year. All three versions of the new iPhone are thought to have Apple's new A12 chipset and run iOS 12 out of the box.