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OnePlus 6T Launching On T-Mobile This Fall

CNET's report says that OnePlus will have a version of the OnePlus 6T "optimized" for T-Mobile's network, which likely means that it'll work on the new 600MHz frequency that T-Mobile has been rolling out nationwide. The physical design is usually based on a phone produced by Chinese firm Oppo , which shares a parent company with OnePlus. Contrast that to its most recent device, the OnePlus 6 , which starts at $529. Read More »

Google’s own Smart Display will reportedly fuel the Alexa war this year

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At 3 million, Google appears to have massive hopes for a Smart Display . "We do not comment on rumors or speculation", the Google press team told GeekWire in an email. While Google's new smart display would still rely on voice commands as the primary means of interaction, it would also allow users to view maps and directions and watch YouTube videos . Read More »

Google adds Gmail Confidential Mode to Android

Tap on that and you'll be given options to set a passcode for the email, an expiration date, and more. Gmail users on Android have just been given access to a brand new feature that will allow them to send messages and attachments in the most secure manner. Read More »

Initial Verizon 5G rollout will include Indianapolis and gifts

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How long the period of free YouTube TV service lasts was not disclosed , but the partnership aligns with the strategy executives have been echoing this year - that Verizon is focused on its network and will look to distribution deals rather than owning original content like rival AT&T. Read More »

LG to launch 'first 5G smartphone' in 2019

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Sprint only says the LG device will be a beautifully-designed advanced 5G smartphone capable of offering blazing fast speed and ultra-reliable wireless. If the launch goes as planned, Sprint will become the first carrier to offer 5G services across the country. "Building on LG's legacy of innovation, our teams are enthusiastic about partnering with Sprint's 5G experts to bring next-generation mobile to market in the USA, while continuing to evolve LG's best-in-class design elements for Sprint ... Read More »

New Fortnite Soaring 50s Mode Takes to the Skies

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In addition to the Heavy Sniper , there are two new limited-time game modes being added to the game today. Deliver devastating damage to enemies and even more to structures with the newest weapon dropping into Battle Royale , the Heavy Sniper Rifle . Read More »

Nokia Android Pie plans reportedly covering all of its portfolio

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If a report from XDA Forums has to believed, Google has taken drastic steps to stop call recording on the latest version of Android. Motorola didn't want to say what smartphones will receive Android 9 Pie updates and when, but promised to come up with new information when it decides on a roadmap. Read More »

NVIDIA Officially Announces Turing GPU Architecture at SIGGRAPH 2018

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The new range boasts Nvidia's new RT ( ray tracing ) Cores, which literally trace the path of lights as it works with objects in a scene environment. There, NVIDIA was using their Optix AI-powered denoising filter to clean up ray-traced images, allowing them to save on rendering resources, but the actual ray-tracing was still being done on the GPU cores itself. Read More »

Samsung Announces Bixby-Powered Galaxy Home Smart Speaker

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After the Note 9 "Unpacked" event in NY on Thursday , preorders began in the United States on Friday. Rather than competing for the low-end, which is all but wrapped up by affordable devices such as the Amazon Echo Dot and Google Home Mini, Samsung is positioning the Galaxy Home as an Apple HomePod competitor. Read More »

Google Pixel 3 XL could come with 6.7-inch display, 3430mAh battery

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A leak from XDA Developers via a forum user named "dr.guru" last month revealed Google could release the smartphone in a "Clearly White" colour variant. Talking about the rear camera, Pixel 3 XL will get a single camera which is not bad at all as we all know what Pixel 2's rear camera was capable of with its machine learning prowess. Read More »

Honda Civic gets new look, standard active safety features, Sport trim

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Cumulative sales of the 10th-generation Civic will surpass 1 million units this year. The front gets a new paint black upper fascia wing, atop a restyled lower fascia. New alloy wheels designs have furthermore been added, along with a fresh paint colour. The US market cars now also get the Honda Sensing suite of safety assistance systems as standard. Read More »

Google tracks you even if you tell it not to

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Some of the examples given by the AP include the Google Maps app , which takes a snapshot of your location as soon as you open it and even completely unrelated searches like " chocolate chip cookies " which " pinpoint your precise latitude and longitude " and save it to your Google account. Read More »

Lenovo launches its thinnest and lightest pro laptop - ThinkPad P1

It's Lenovo's "thinnest, lightest and sleekest" mobile workstation ever, coming in a package that's just 0.7 inches thick. The matte-black P1 looks to be quite the powerhouse laptop. The ThinkPad P1 is expected to arrive sometime towards the end of August for a starting price of $1,800 (some £1,400). The Lenovo ThinkPad P72 workstation features a 17.3-inch display with both Full HD and 4K UHD options, the latter boasting 100-percent Adobe color gamut with 10-bit color depth and 400nits ... Read More »

Here's Eleven Minutes Of Doom Eternal Gameplay, Also Confirmed For Switch

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One of the new weapons that players will have access to is the new Super Shotgun, which contains the all new Meat Hook attachment, which lets you pull yourself towards a targeted enemy, before you unleash the power of the gun. We also got a look a Phobos, which isn't quite as disgusting, as it hasn't been completely overtaken by demons yet. Doom Eternal gameplay was shown off at QuakeCon overnight, with a massive 25 minute video now available to view. Read More »

Here’s What Happens if You Grief Players in Fallout 76

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When it was revealed at E3 2018 that the next entry in the Fallout franchise will be an online game, there were already concerns that Fallout 76 will be filled with players who will make the experience worse for others. Fallout 76 will also be bringing the game's famous SPECIAL stat system but with a twist. But unlike past games, each perk card will have an associated point cost, and will be linked to one S.P.E.C.I.A.L. Read More »

APK now available: Wait for Fortnite ends on Android unofficially

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The registration requires you to create an Epic Games account or sign in with your existing account if you have played the game previously on a console or iOS device. Fortnite is free-to-play, so there are no costs involved when you download the game. The arrival of Fortnite on Android has not only been eagerly awaited, but also steeped in controversy. Read More »

8-core Intel 9th generation processors launching on October 1

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The exact release window of these CPUs still remains unclear, although a recent leak indicated a possible October release of the 9900K, 9700K, and 9600K . All three processors have a TDP of 95W, with the only other key differences being the cache and price. It would clock in at 3.6 Ghz and could be boosted up to 4.6 Ghz with all cores running or 4.9 Ghz. Read More »

‘Fortnite’ Season 5, Week 5 Challenges Guide

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It's likely to be a bit busy while the everyone's after the Fortnite Snobby Shores treasure map Battle Stars, so maybe grab some gear before you charge in. Boot up a match of Fortnite: Battle Royale and drop in or around Haunted Hills . The hidden battle star location will grant you 10 Battle Stars, and all you need to do to obtain them is to find it. Read More »

Palm-branded 3.3-inch smartphone in the works

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Now owned by TCL , the company that releases phones under brand names like Blackberry and Alcatel, Palm's first Android phone might have made its debut appearance, thanks to the folks at Android Police . The device is rumored to have an 800mAh battery and that it will run Android 8.1 Oreo. The phone won't have a headphone jack, and will come in a Gold colour option as well as the black we see here. Read More »

New Pokemon Let's Go Trailer Displays a World Beyond Pallet Town

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The images clearly showed Charizard, Venusaur, and Blastoise in their mega evolutions. In the past, Pokemon needed to hold their respective Mega Stones in order for their Mega Evolution to occur. The first noteworthy addition is Lt. Surge who will be closer to his anime counterpart as he will be using a Raichu in his team. This includes the most famous members of Team Rocket-Jessie, James, and Meowth! Pokemon: Let's Go , Pikachu! and Pokemon: Let's Go, Eevee! will bring players to a ... Read More »

Torchlight Frontiers announced | PC

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Despite the "shared-world" moniker, the devs say you shouldn't expect this to quite be an MMO, even with some persistent areas shared between players. " Torchlight Frontiers will be a living, breathing universe that will still feel uniquely Torchlight , with our own creative spin. The team is building something truly special, and we can't wait for fans to play it for the first time at Gamescom and PAX West", he said. Read More »

Discord will start selling games in a 'curated' store

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Discord Nitro, a $4.99 monthly subscription service, gives users perks like customized Discord tags, animated emojis, and higher upload limits. The Nitro subscribers will have access to the following games: " Saints Row: The Third ", " Metro: Last Light Redux ", " Darksiders: Warmastered Edition ", " De Blob ", " Tormentor X Punisher ", " Dandara ", " Kathy Rain ", " GoNNER ", " Kingdom: New Lands ", " System Shock Enhanced Edition ", and " Super Meat Boy ". Read More »

We’ll win again: Baidu CEO on Google’s return to China

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Baidu dominates the domestic search engine space now. "Chinese companies today have plenty of ability and confidence" to compete globally, he added. Li's post, to friends via his personal WeChat account, comes as Baidu's shares have slid about 6% since the Intercept reported Google was designing a censored search engine to deploy in China within a year. Read More »

Fortnite is out now on Android exclusively on Samsung

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Thankfully, the Play Store is finally doing something about it. Google has typically encouraged users to download apps through the Play Store for security purposes, although the company has remained oddly silent about this, at least until now. Read More »

Nintendo Switch online services confirmed to launch second half of September

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Nintendo's Switch online service was first scheduled for a release past year, but was later delayed to Fall 2018. 3, The Legend of Zelda, Dr. Mario and several others - 20 in total at launch. Nintendo Switch Online App*: The Nintendo Switch Online smartphone application can be used to enhance the online experience for compatible games through voice chat and other features. Read More »

DOOM Eternal Will Raise Hell On Nintendo Switch

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You can even team up and form a slayer hunting party. Id Software will share more details about that mode at a later date. As expected, DOOM Eternal runs at 60 fps and is looking better than ever, with graphical fidelity that exceeds anything the franchise has done before. Read More »

New York Times debuts on ‘Magic Leap One Creator Edition’

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The company has raised more than $2.3 billion since being founded in 2011 and after its last round received a valuation of more than $6 billion. Magic Leap , a secretive startup that has been working on a wearable computing device for augmented reality (AR) experiences, has finally unveiled its first product-the Magic Leap One Creator Edition . Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 forums are now open

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People thought (myself included) that giant phones were a silly fad, soon to die. Of course, they weren't, and big phones went on to become the norm, with smaller handsets now being the odd exception in the marketplace. Everything else about the Note9 is either iterative or simply a given. It has wireless charging, IP68 water and dust resistance, a headphone jack.no notch, a great stylus, and so much more. Read More »

Samsung plans $22 billion for artificial intelligence, autos

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The South Korean tech giant said it made a decision to expand investment to revitalize the national economy and foster new growth engines. Samsung has revealed it is set to spend billions on new technologies at it looks to keep pace with the likes of Apple and Google. Read More »

Flaw in Whatsapp could allow hackers to send fake messages

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Other measures aimed at curbing the spread of misinformation will be rolled out in phases. The limit is applicable only for its 200 million users in India . WhatsApp , in particular, has faced the wrath of Indian regulators after false messages circulated on the messaging platform led to a series of lynchings and mob beatings across the country. Read More »

Facebook introduces video chat AR games for Messenger

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It's all part of Facebook's broader bid to jump on the AR bandwagon (think iPhone's Animojis and Snapchat's AR filters ) and to keep you using its apps for longer. Nevertheless, the Journal reported, privacy concerns led one large USA bank, which the paper did not name, to end the negotiations. The ability to make payments via Messenger was rolled out to UK Facebook users a year ago. Read More »