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Forget the OnePlus 6T - OnePlus announces it’s developing something totally new

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However, OnePlus TV is not the Official name of the company's upcoming TV. OnePlus has today announced that the company is taking its first steps in developing a Smart TV for today's tech savvy users. Up to this point, OnePlus has only released smartphones and smartphone accessories, but Pete Lau believes that in the process, "our team and community have learned a tremendous amount about software, hardware, design, product development, and delivering on the best possible user ... Read More »

Ferrari ‘Icone’ series debuts with 1950s-style Monza roadsters

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They're called the Monza SP1 and SP2 , with the "SP" in the name referencing Ferrari's Special Projects in-house coachbuilder and the numerical component corresponding to the number of seats. The Monza SP1 and SP2 feature a unique design, the best weight-to-power ratio of any barchetta , thanks to the extensive use of carbon-fibre in construction, and distinctive details, such as head-and tail-lights, wheels and interior, which further enhance the cars' exclusivity. Read More »

Apple CarPlay now supports Google Maps

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With Google Maps' update now out the door, users can enjoy all that it has to offer via a car's built-in touchscreen thanks to CarPlay and that's a great thing if you have a auto with such functionality. When you land, simply refer to Google Maps and navigate to your saved locations. To get the new Google Maps on an iPhone, you'll need to install iOS 12 and then update the Google Maps app. Read More »

Google Home Hub is a smart speaker with a 7-inch display

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But Lenovo's display is an inch bigger. The images that can be seen below show a device with a 7-inch LCD panel and Google Assistant integration that's likely running Android Things instead of a full-fledged version of the company's omnipresent operating system. Read More »

Withings Steel HR Sport puts fitness tech in a sleek analog design

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Sitting atop the watch face is an OLED screen that displays phone notifications, heart rate, steps, distance, calories, activities and alarm settings. It's got a built-in sleep tracker that analyzes sleep length and quality and gives you a Sleep Score. It has a new feature called Smart Wake-up that will vibrate the watch on your wrist to help wake you up during optimal times of your sleep phases. Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 8 Screen Fingerprint Edition Launched With Snapdragon 845 SoC

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Xiaomi has launched a new variant of the Mi 8 in China called the Mi 8 Lite . RAM: The Mi 8 Lite will be available in two RAM configurations: 4GB and 6GB. Software: The Mi 8 Lite runs Android Oreo-based MIUI 10. The company has partnered with Unreal Engine to deliver constant frame rate while playing heavy games such as PUBG or Fortnite. Read More »

PlayStation Classic is Sony's new throwback games console

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How much smaller is it than the original PlayStation? Nintendo's NES Classic Mini certainly seems to have kicked off revolution of diminutive consoles aimed at stoking the fires of nostalgia. The design of the Sony PlayStation Classic reminds us of the original PlayStation, and features the same colourful PlayStation logo on top as well as identical layout and package. Read More »

Gaming giant Capcom shutters its Burnaby studio

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In today's press release Capcom announced it's chose to kill off all future projects from its Vancouver branch. Other games developed at the Capcom Vancouver office included Puzzle Fighter , The Bigs and MLB Front Office Manager . Tuesday's news, first reported by GameDaily, came after Monday's press release from Capcom in which it announced the termination of all projects under development at its Vancouver studio. Read More »

Google is shutting down YouTube Gaming (but that isn't a bad thing)

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Instead, they'll be integrated into YouTube proper, so features like game pages, super chat, and channel memberships will all be making the jump. Now, the Gaming category will reclaim a spot on the main site and application, "launching a new Gaming destination to give gamers a home on YouTube", the website says in the announcement. Read More »

IPhone Xs and Xs Max review roundup

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Both of his iPhone Xs Max and iPhone Xs are in the gold variant and sport an internal storage capacity of 512GB, which only means both iPhone models are very expensive, with the iPhone Xs Max going as high as for $1,449 in the USA for the highest storage version. Read More »

Apple's new iPhones a slight notch above the X: reviewers

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At the same time, any wireless charging improvements should be minor, given that Apple wouldn't offer any sort of comparison to last year's model. Watch this unboxing and first impression video to know more. The reason for these speed bumps is not only the new modem with LAA support - which can make use of unlicensed radio spectrum in the 5 GHz band - but a 4x4 MIMO antenna that allows the iPhone Xs to quadruple the the number of internet data signals over four different aerials. Read More »

Twitter Restores Chronological Timeline Order After Years Of Public Backlash

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To recall, back in 2016, Twitter stated that it would only show "most important tweets " on its platform, which disappointed several users, but the company has now revealed its plans for bringing back the old chronological feed. Algorithms make our lives easier, and on social media that means finding tweets we're more likely to engage with - with an unfortunate filter bubble side effect. Read More »

Apple CEO defends pricing of new iPhones

While the iPhone Xs Max features a very clean finish to go along with that gorgeous-looking gold variant, he did mention that it is 2018, and Apple continues to bundle that regular charger that it has been doing for several years now. 'The role of the iPhone has become much larger in people's lives'. Our own testing showed similar results using the Speedtest.net app: "downloads reached as high as 103 Mbps on the iPhone Xs and 96.9 Mbps on the iPhone Xs Max [.] By comparison, the older iPhone ... Read More »

Amazon Alexa is coming to more devices including a microwave

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Inc.is doubling down again on its Alexa-everywhere strategy, according to a report today that the e-commerce giant is planning to release a range of new Alexa-enabled devices - even an Alexa-powered microwave oven . Given the massive number of dash cams now on the market and Amazon's push into amplifiers and other audio products, the in-car gadget could possibly be a smart stereo instead. Read More »

Fortnite Adding Port-a-Fortress Item

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During Season 5 of Fortnite the infamous Port-a-Fort was introduced , an item which when thrown instantly creates a portable building. That's a throwable item, that, when it hits the ground, immediately explodes upwards into a towering metal structure, complete with platforms to shoot from at the top, a door at the bottom, and tyres to help you bounce up and get a good vantage point. Read More »

Apple AirPower is experiencing overheating issues, say reports

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Apple's promised AirPower pad from the iPhone X event is still a no-show, and a new report blames engineering issues . The well-connected blogger is now saying that the product has faced numerous issues including overheating, charging activation issues, and charging accuracy levels . Read More »

Fortnite for the Nintendo Switch Won't Require Nintendo Online

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If you happen to have earned My Nintendo Gold Points, either from purchasing digital or physical copies of games, you can use those to purchase subscription time. But it also states that "They can not be used for auto-renewal", so you'll still need to register a card just in case. My Nintendo Gold Points is a rewards system that gives players points for every purchase. Read More »

How To Get Apple iOS 12 for iPhone & iPad

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However, make sure you've got proper space on your device, as it'll take up around 2GB of space to initially download. But... should you upgrade today? Historically, nearly every time Apple releases a major new software version, there are huge and enormous bugs for some people that sometimes make your phone unusable for a few days until they fix the problem. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 catches fire in woman’s purse

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Chung has reportedly filed a lawsuit in the Queens Supreme Court while seeking a restraining order on the sale of Samsung Galaxy Note 9 . The woman then tried to empty the contents of her purse on an elevator floor but to no avail. This is notable, particularly considering that the new phone is the tenth edition of the Samsung Galaxy S series that debuted globally in 2010. While some have speculated that the Samsung Galaxy S10 could finally be the foldable phone we've all been ... Read More »

OnePlus confirms plans to launch Smart TV

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According to Business Insider , it might be launched by next year. In a post over on the OnePlus forums OnePlus CEO and co-founder Pete Lau announced this new venture. It seems the emphasis will very much be on the "smart" functionality of the TV. At this stage in the OnePlus TV's development, Lau didn't say which company's AI will be used to power the OnePlus TV, but he does say that OnePlus is in talks with major industry players to support current connected-home ecosystems. Read More »

Apple Is Releasing Its Largest iPhone to Date, the XS Max

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The new iPhones will be in stores in a week, which means we've officially entered the risky twilight zone where a handful of misinformed (or desperate) people are going to buy an iPhone X for an eye-watering amount of money, either out of ignorance or need. Read More »

Game Freak’s New IP Town Coming to Nintendo Switch in 2019

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In Town , players need to strategize the best ways to fend off large, attacking monsters. Town is a chance for Game Freak to show they can do something really different, and I hope it succeeds. Game Freak already has a handful of titles away from Nintendo , continuing a relationship with Sega that began in 1992 with Magical Tarurūto-kun and more recently saw the developer create a 2015 side-scroller starring mascot Tembo the Badass Elephant . Read More »

'Our fordable smartphone will replace traditional laptop,' boasts Huawei CEO

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This simply means that Huawei will project its foldable smartphone as a replacement to the desktops and laptops. "Why are you still using a computer?" The CEO expressed that people use traditional computer/laptop rather than a smartphone because they believe that its size is not enough for their daily usage but we will change that perception by launching a foldable device; he revealed that it could be announced in the next 12 months. Read More »

Razer Phone 2 Image Digest

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Are you ready to play again? So, what do you think about this? The event is set for October 10. This is nearly certainly going to be the official announcement for the Razer Phone 2, which the company has already confirmed is in the works . Read More »

Toyota Yaris GR Sport

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Toyota's ripping little Yaris GRMN hot hatch , that we unfortunately miss out on in Australia, has been given a slightly tamed down brother in the form of the new Yaris GRMN Sport. The body features a black roof an rear spoiler. There are piano black door mouldings, a black honeycomb grille, black door mirror housings and black front fog light surrounds. Read More »

IPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are already selling out — Surprise

The 128GB storage variant of the iPhone XR will be available for Rs 81,900, while the 256GB variant will cost Rs 91,900. The iPhone XS starts at $999 for 64 GB of storage, but can cost up to $1,349 for 512 GB of storage. However, the smallest iPhone you could buy now is the iPhone 7 or the iPhone 8 . If you're anxious about getting less performance for less money, don't be. Read More »

Google Pixel 3 teasers are worth a click

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Google Pixel 3 , Pixel 3 XL are also expected in a silver (top) and white (bottom) dual-tone back cover option. And finally, there is a black and lighter black one. In a post on reddit on Thursday, Google's Pixel team advised that it was an internal test "was mistakenly rolled out to more users than intended". Read More »

Apple Explains "Everything to Know" About iPhone Xs in 54 Seconds

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It goes live tomorrow 9/15 (but will automatically apply to eligible existing pre-orders) and will be available when the new phones launch on September 21. Shipments begin from October 26 across more than 50 countries including India. The report quoted IDC's Ryan Reith as saying, "Everything we've been hearing, it's been an issue on the software side". Read More »

New Apple Watch Series 4 steals the show

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As Apple iPhone XS , iPhone XS Max pre-orders have begun in the USA now, after the phones were revealed globally on September 12. Now, AnTuTu has shared a new screenshot which reveals that the Apple A12 powered iPhone XS handset has recorded a marvelous score of more 363k. Read More »

Apple ditches dongles for older iPhones too

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The Apple Watch Series 4 costs $399 sans LTE, and $499 with LTE. Compared to the Apple A11 chipset that powers the iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X, the hexa-core A12 offers almost 33.3 percent increased performance, doubled GPU score, 50 percent improvement in UX score and around 20 percent improvement in memory score because of which the iPhone XS has managed to achieve such an impressive benchmarking score. Read More »

Apple unveils three new iPhone models

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The next-generation Apple Watch will be available in 3 colors, gold, space grey, and silver. It's also the second-largest iPhone that Apple has produced by screen size. Like its predecessor, it uses a combination of multiple high-energy processing cores for more intensive tasks, as well as multiple high-efficiency cores for light work like checking email and browsing the web. Read More »

Free mobile roaming could end in European Union if no deal Brexit

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Currently, mergers which meet EU turnover thresholds and many cases of anti-competitive conduct which affect the United Kingdom are handled by the European Commission, with remaining cases handled by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) or sector regulators in the United Kingdom, such as Ofcom. Read More »

New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe announced for Switch

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We are unable to guarantee that cloud save data will be retained after an extended period of time from when your membership is ended. That's going to be a bit of a pain if you are taking your Switch on holiday. Save data stored with Save Data Cloud can not be kept outside of the duration of your Nintendo Switch Online membership. Subscriptions can be purchased in one-month (US $4 / £3.49 / AU $6), three-month (US $8 / £7 / AU $12), and 12-month (US $20 / £18 / AU $30) increments, while a ... Read More »

Assassin's Creed Odyssey post-launch and Season Pass content detailed

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Story Arc 1 - Legacy of the First Blade: This episodic adventure will introduce players to the first hero to wield the iconic hidden blade, changing the course of history. Both remastered games will feature 4K and HDR functionality on PS4 Pro, Xbox One X and PC, higher resolution textures, a new graphics engine, other graphical enhancements and improved gameplay mechanics. Read More »