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FCC chairman opposes China Mobile bid to provide US services FCC chairman opposes China Mobile bid to provide US services
- April 20, 2019

FCC said China Mobile USA is a DE corporation that is indirectly and ultimately owned and controlled by the Chinese government. FCC chairman Ajit Pai has announced that he will deny an application from the world's largest mobile carrier to operate in the United States. (more...)
Google teases big announcement in May Google teases big announcement in May
- April 17, 2019

But Google has to show us something now, and a glorified advert for Avengers: Endgame is one way to do it. It could still be something related to Avengers because of the " Help is on the way " tagline. With Google's ARCore at the helm of affairs, Pixel 3 users will be able to manifest five new Playmoji character from the Marvel Cinematic Universe which includes Black Widow, Captain Marvel, Thor, Rocket and War Machine. (more...)
Department of Justice reportedly opposes current proposal for T-Mobile-Sprint merger
- April 17, 2019

Sprint shares fell about 9 percent after the bell as investors increased bets the deal would not be completed following a Wall Street Journal report the merger is unlikely to be approved as now structured. It's said that T-Mobile could still turn things around by offering assets sales to alleviate the DOJ's concerns, but it's now unclear what the next steps are. (more...)
Chinese Phone Giant 'OnePlus' To Enter TV Chinese Phone Giant 'OnePlus' To Enter TV
- April 17, 2019

We do not know where will this event take place, but it has been reported that the company will once again sell tickets for the launch event, as it did past year. The company is also expected to launch the 5G variant of OnePlus 7 Pro later this year. Despite the high price of foldable phones, Lau claims the devices don't offer significantly different functional features than a traditional smartphone. (more...)
Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp users report outage Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp users report outage
- April 16, 2019

EST. The site showed there had been more than 7,700 incidents of people reporting issues with Facebook at its peak. Below is the spike in Facebook issues reported by users on DownDetector . Facebook spokesperson mentioned, "Earlier today, some people may have experienced trouble connecting to the family of apps". The monitoring website's outage map indicated that the blacked was extensively experienced by the users in Asia and Europe. (more...)
Fortnite Fortnite "Borrows" the Most Iconic Apex Legends Feature
- April 15, 2019

Fortnite and its newest competitor, Apex Legends , are locked in something of a duel for battle royale supremacy. When a teammate dies, you'll have to collect their Reboot Card which they drop as they are eliminated. With high risk should come high reward, and Fortnite's reboot van fits the bill. Bring eliminated teammates back into battle with the Reboot Van . (more...)
Download Samsung Galaxy A80 Stock Wallpapers in Full HD+ Download Samsung Galaxy A80 Stock Wallpapers in Full HD+
- April 14, 2019

Samsung has introduced Galaxy A phones across various price points in India this year. Samsung has launched its new Galaxy A series smartphones in South Africa, which offer flagship features in the mid-range smartphone sector. Users have the option to further expand the storage by up to 512GB via microSD card. There is also an ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor . The Galaxy A80 is priced at $730 (approximately Rs 50,500). (more...)
PlayStation 4 owners, you can finally change your online ID PlayStation 4 owners, you can finally change your online ID
- April 11, 2019

Specifically, PlayStation says that "the large majority of most actively played PS4 games support the feature" and has a list of games tested with ID changes that have either have no known issues, issues identified, or critical issues that it is urging players to read before changing IDs. (more...)
Attorney: Mar-a-Lago infiltrator had hidden-camera detector Attorney: Mar-a-Lago infiltrator had hidden-camera detector
- April 11, 2019

A U.S. Secret Service agent testified at Yujing Zhang's Monday bond hearing that a fellow agent inserted a potentially "malicious" thumb drive she was carrying into his government computer. The agent, Samuel Ivanovich , said Zhang was removed from the property and told she could not be there. At the time , it was reported that Zhang was carrying multiple passports and a thumb drive with malware in it when she was caught. (more...)
Fortnite is getting Reboot Vans which work exactly like Apex Legends' respawns Fortnite is getting Reboot Vans which work exactly like Apex Legends' respawns
- April 09, 2019

The van will be have an as-yet unspecified cooldown period. While Fortnite may be an unstoppable juggernaut that continues to signal the cultural end times of our species, gamers looking for an alternative Battle Royale experience have found sanctuary in Apex Legends . (more...)
South Korea launches world’s first 5G phone South Korea launches world’s first 5G phone
- April 08, 2019

The Galaxy S10 5G puts the unrivaled power, speed and connectivity of 5G networks directly into the hands of consumers. When it comes to 5G devices, carriers in the United States don't have too many alternatives, even though many smartphone makers promised to bring their products on the shelves this year. (more...)
First Nintendo Switch in-game voice chat supported controller introduced First Nintendo Switch in-game voice chat supported controller introduced
- April 07, 2019

Take your frustrations out on Glass Joe. Dream, and Star Soldier are joining the other games already on the service. " Gems of War is flawless for the platform, providing gamers the flexibility to play their way and offers multidimensional gameplay with hundreds of hours of incredible content to enjoy, with much more to come in future updates". (more...)
At least 6 major USA airlines hit with IT outages, flights delayed At least 6 major USA airlines hit with IT outages, flights delayed
- April 07, 2019

A technical glitch hit multiple USA airlines Monday morning, disrupting air traffic in a number of large cities, a US aviation regulator said. Travelers are still seeing the impacts of a technical glitch that triggered flight delays at BWI Airport on Monday. (more...)
Google New Android Q Beta 2 Feature Gestures, Bubbles & Much More Google New Android Q Beta 2 Feature Gestures, Bubbles & Much More
- April 06, 2019

In the demo, the Google Assistant sounded like a real person that led to an outcry over the ethical dilemmas raised by tech critics. Duplex Assistant is compatible with restaurants with no online presence. After announcing its availability for Samsung Galaxy S10 users, Google has made its Duplex service available for iOS users in the US. It was also one of the features showcased during its Demo a year ago. (more...)
Why your wait for 5G iPhone may get longer, courtesy Samsung Why your wait for 5G iPhone may get longer, courtesy Samsung
- April 05, 2019

It's also held talks with both Samsung and MediaTek about supplying 5G chips in the near term, the report says, but notes that neither firm is likely to be in a position to supply the modems for a 5G iPhone in 2020. Apparently, the MediaTek modem may not meet Apple's strict standards, and the analyst believes that "Apple does not practically want to partner with Samsung for this component". (more...)
WhatsApp changes group chat settings WhatsApp changes group chat settings
- April 04, 2019

People will now have the option to choose from three options in their settings from " nobody , ' 'my contacts , ' or 'everyone ". The feature will be available under 'Privacy " in the " Account' section. They can then choose to join or the link will expire in 72 hours. WhatsApp's latest changes give you control over groups you engage with on the messaging app. (more...)
Elder Scrolls Blades early access has begun on iOS and Android Elder Scrolls Blades early access has begun on iOS and Android
- April 01, 2019

Bethesda is "limiting access during the launch period", which means if you are not on the list, you're not getting in. "Fights are settled using the touchscreen to slash [with] your sword, deflect oncoming attacks, cast a mighty bolt of lightning, and more". (more...)
LG G8 ThinQ lands on T-Mobile April 5th LG G8 ThinQ lands on T-Mobile April 5th
- March 31, 2019

There is still a micro SD card slot available for expanding storage, should you need more space. T-Mobile made an official announcement of a deal for those who are interesting in buying LG G8 ThinkQ. Un-carrier customers, including T-Mobile for Business customers, get $200 off the device's MSRP upfront, PLUS an additional savings of UP TO HALF OFF via monthly bill credits when you trade in a qualifying device or add a new line on T-Mobile's Equipment Installment Plan (EIP). (more...)
Gearbox Just Dropped a Borderlands Teaser Trailer Gearbox Just Dropped a Borderlands Teaser Trailer
- March 29, 2019

Some of those characters and the enemies they face may look familiar to players in the trailer, but there are also new faces seen that'll likely be the main cast of the game. Borderlands 3 is in development for unspecified platforms. When translated, it says " Count the Sirens " which may give fans the conformation that they need that this trailer is indeed for Borderlands 3 . (more...)
Samsung dual folding smartphone design is quite similar to Xiaomi's foldable smartphone Samsung dual folding smartphone design is quite similar to Xiaomi's foldable smartphone
- March 29, 2019

The hinge on Samsung Galaxy Fold is hidden for a seamless look when the tablet is folded into a phone. Samsung is confident that the Fold can last you for around 5 years with an average folding and opening of the device of at least 100 times a day. (more...)
Huawei P30 Pro new DxOMark king, dethrones Huawei’s 2018 flagships Huawei P30 Pro new DxOMark king, dethrones Huawei’s 2018 flagships
- March 27, 2019

The P30 Pro will come with a quad-camera setup at the back, combining 40MP main sensor with OIS and an f/1.6 aperture, a secondary 20-megapixel camera with an f/2.2 wide-angle lens, and an 8-megapixel sensor. Both the devices house an in-display fingerprint sensor and come with a graphene film cooling system that is said to manage heat better. The Huawei P30 Pro aims to become the new camera king, thanks to its 5x periscope zoom camera and one of a kind 40MP sensor with yellow sub pixels. (more...)
Sony will no longer stock digital codes for retail outlets Sony will no longer stock digital codes for retail outlets
- March 27, 2019

Sony will still allow retailers to sell PSN credit gift cards, as well as DLC, add-ons, virtual currency , and season passes, but full digital games will have to be purchased through the PlayStation Store. We'll bring you additional information as it releases regarding this manner. Sony announced a few days ago that it would have its first of several streams on Monday and went right into Iron Man VR without delay. (more...)
Sony announces State of Play livestream event for March 25 Sony announces State of Play livestream event for March 25
- March 25, 2019

Today they have announced that next Monday the 25th a program called State of Play will air to show off new PS4 and PSVR announcements and gameplay. Additionally, PlayStation have announced State of Play will be a regular livestream series throughout the year. See the announcement from the PS Blog below. (more...)
Mortal Kombat 11 Beta Trailer and Announcement Mortal Kombat 11 Beta Trailer and Announcement
- March 25, 2019

Noob Saibot is the original Sub-Zero and was once known as Bi-Han. The classic MK character who first appeared in MK2, Noob is back once again after being mission in Mortal Kombat X and he looks vicious. Its character roster at this point consists primarily of returning fighters from previous games, although there is one brand-new fighter, too. That gameplay and more that shows Noob Saibot's gruesome fatality can be seen above in NetherRealm's official trailer for the new fighter. (more...)
Windows 7 patch prepares to alert users to impending end of support Windows 7 patch prepares to alert users to impending end of support
- March 24, 2019

The Microsoft Defender ATP tenant is required, so it is better suited to businesses that deploy both Windows and macOS machines. The macOS client will provide anti malware protection on macOS Mojave , macOS High Sierra , or macOS Sierra , and it will be updated though Microsoft's AutoUpdate service that the standalone Office for Mac apps also use. (more...)
Steam is getting a fresh new look for 2019 Steam is getting a fresh new look for 2019
- March 23, 2019

It shows the players from a glance what's happening to the games in their Steam library, including event details, which events players can now play, and a clear call to action. "This provides an opportunity for players to see 'what else is happening in the games that I play?'" "The biggest thing we're introducing is the Steam library homepage", said Valve's Alden Kroll. (more...)
Cadence of Hyrule Blends Zelda With Crypt of the NecroDancer Cadence of Hyrule Blends Zelda With Crypt of the NecroDancer
- March 23, 2019

However, they claim that they now do not have any plans for a full Xbox Live Software Development Kit, so it sounds like this will be more of a game-by-game basis. In the end, it sounds like Cuphead on Switch will be a mostly by-the-books port. Microsoft revealed last week it'd be bringing Live to iOS and Android, offering the same aforementioned benefits to mobile gamers. (more...)
Where to watch PlayStation's State of Play livestream Where to watch PlayStation's State of Play livestream
- March 23, 2019

You'll be able to tun in via on Twitch , YouTube , Twitter and Facebook , or simply catch up on the video after the fact. But we're really hoping for some games to be revealed. If we had to guess, we'd say it's likely that we'll hear more about Ghost of Tsushima , The Last of Us Part II and Death Stranding , all of which are hotly-anticipated titles but none of which now have known release dates. (more...)
Epic Games Store Titles, Including Exclusives, Headed to Humble Store Epic Games Store Titles, Including Exclusives, Headed to Humble Store
- March 22, 2019

It will also be available on Windows Store at launch. In addition, games from the company's portfolio should become part of the regular, free offers in the store. It's important to remember that outside of indie studios, publishers decide these moves-505 Games decided for Remedy, and Private Division (Take-Two) decided for Obsidian. (more...)
Oculus Rift S coming to PC this spring for $399 Oculus Rift S coming to PC this spring for $399
- March 22, 2019

The Oculus Rift S is a Rift platform compatible headset that connects to peoples' PCs and doesn't require external sensors. Both the Oculus Rift S and Oculus Quest are priced at $399 each, and will launch later this spring. There's been a small bump in resolution to 1280×1440 pixels per eye, though the frame rate of the displays is dropping from 90hz to 80hz. The Oculus Rift S uses " Oculus Insight" tracking to catch every movement you make without the need for external sensors. (more...)
Eerie new System Shock 3 teaser debuts at GDC 2019 Eerie new System Shock 3 teaser debuts at GDC 2019
- March 22, 2019

But from a visual standpoint, we needed a setting that was noir-like, dominated by deep, dark, problematic, disturbing shadows, and punctuated by areas of intense, focused light. The first-person action role-playing game arrived in 1994 followed by System Shock 2 in 1999 and System Shock Enhanced Edition in 2015 which later supported 4K and mods. (more...)
Facebook found millions of passwords stored in plain-text in internal investigation Facebook found millions of passwords stored in plain-text in internal investigation
- March 22, 2019

Facebook said that hundreds of millions of users of Facebook Lite had been impacted, while tens of millions of regular Facebook users were impacted. Nonetheless, many would argue that Facebook hasn't exactly earned the benefit of the doubt with respect to security and user privacy. If you didn't think that Facebook could go lower than sharing personal information from 87 million users with third party sites , violating a signed FTC consent decree in the process, maybe you're ... (more...)
Leaked Galaxy Fold Hands-on Video Reveals Major Display Issue Leaked Galaxy Fold Hands-on Video Reveals Major Display Issue
- March 21, 2019

The company has not revealed global availability details of the smartphone as of now. As expected from the model number, the device will plug the price gap between its existing Galaxy A30 and A50 that have already launched in India. With the listing, it appears the A40 won't feature in Samsungs April 10 Galaxy launch event , except the Korean company decides to formally present the device. (more...)
Activision and Tencent lift the lid on Call of Duty Activision and Tencent lift the lid on Call of Duty
- March 20, 2019

We've seen several Call of Duty games hit mobile platforms over the years, but Activision isn't stopping there. The game is a new free-to-play title that brings together maps, modes, weapons, and characters from across the Call of Duty franchise, including the fan favourite Black Ops and the Modern Warfare series. (more...)
'Team Sonic Racing' Reveals Its Robust Car Customization In New Video 'Team Sonic Racing' Reveals Its Robust Car Customization In New Video
- March 19, 2019

At a SXSWGaming panel, SEGA revealed some new details about the upcoming Team Sonic Racing . In Team Sonic Racing , players can customize their vehicles with mod pods, power ups, and other personalization options like paint job alterations, new vehicle skins, and custom horns. (more...)
Apple brings back iPad Air, revamps iPad Mini Apple brings back iPad Air, revamps iPad Mini
- March 19, 2019

Both new iPads also keep the home button with Touch ID fingerprint reader, eschewing Apple's newer Face ID face recognition system and swipe gestures, and the same basic design with large bezels at the top and bottom of the screen. It comes in two flavors: Wi-Fi only or Wi-Fi + Cellular , and comes with either 64 or 256GB of storage memory. "It retains the same 7.9" screen size and it has similar hardware as the new iPad Air 2019. (more...)
Redmi 7 with Android 9 Pie officially announced for Rs. 7,000 Redmi 7 with Android 9 Pie officially announced for Rs. 7,000
- March 19, 2019

Xiaomi has always kept the price of Redmi series phones lower than the Redmi Note series devices and the trend follows with Redmi 7 and Redmi Note 7 smartphones. The 4GB variant of the Redmi Note 7 Pro, on the other hand, was not mentioned at the event so it is safe to assume that the version is now exclusive to India. (more...)
Apex Legends' season 1 battle pass, new character Octane launching Tuesday Apex Legends' season 1 battle pass, new character Octane launching Tuesday
- March 19, 2019

Buying the pass automatically gets you a trio of new skins, one for Lifeline, one for Wraith and one for Mirage, although they're all a little grim and drab for my liking. For those who don't purchase the Battle Pass, they can still earn one Wild Frontier Legend skin, five Apex Packs and 18 Wild Frontier stat trackers for free. (more...)
Apple Fires Back at Spotify in Escalating App Store Feud Apple Fires Back at Spotify in Escalating App Store Feud
- March 18, 2019

Apple stated that the only a "tiny fraction of their [Spotify's] subscriptions fall under Apple's revenue-sharing model". App business transactions where users sign up or purchase digital goods outside the app aren't charged by Apple . In the post, Apple also pointed out that Spotify is stingy when it comes to paying artists, even taking them to court over royalties . We want more app businesses to thrive - including the ones that compete with some aspect of our business, because they ... (more...)
Google Hardware makes cuts to laptop and tablet development, cancels products Google Hardware makes cuts to laptop and tablet development, cancels products
- March 15, 2019

BI writes that Google has started an ample restructuring process in the Create division, which is responsible for creating laptops and tablets like the Pixelbook and the Pixel Slate . Google's first Pixel device, the Chromebook Pixel laptop, was announced in 2013. Google Pixelbook is a "Chromebook", running on Google's Chrome OS software and is only capable of using Internet-based applications. (more...)

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