Electronics


Intel’s 9th-generation processors could land earlier than expected Intel’s 9th-generation processors could land earlier than expected
- August 14, 2018

However, Intel is also expected to launch a new top-end Z390 platform controller along with its new 8-core desktop CPUs. It will feature a base clock of 3.6GHz and will be able to reach 5GHz when boosted during single and dual-core processing scenarios. (more...)
Nintendo Switch's online service confirmed for late September Nintendo Switch's online service confirmed for late September
- August 13, 2018

The smartphone app will also aid with this while also providing a boost to the Nintendo Switch Online features and special discounts on games. While both Microsoft and Sony have shown the value proposition of their services over the years, Nintendo's experience in the online space has lagged. (more...)
DOOM Eternal's Official Gameplay Reveal is Here and It's Badass DOOM Eternal's Official Gameplay Reveal is Here and It's Badass
- August 11, 2018

To celebrate the new reveal at QuakeCon , Bethesda released a new press kit with new screenshots, details, and artwork of id Software's upcoming first-person shooter DOOM Eternal . DOOM made a name for itself with gunplay that felt powerful and controlled well, so it looks like we can expect more of the same in Eternal . In Doom Eternal , the Super Shotgun can be augmented with an underslung "Meat Hook", an attachment that the Slayer can use to latch onto enemies and pull himself ... (more...)
The Galaxy Note9 is Samsung's fanboy phone The Galaxy Note9 is Samsung's fanboy phone
- August 10, 2018

Fortnite was finally announced for Android today, but as an exclusive to Samsung Galaxy devices for the time being. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will officially launch on Friday, August 24. The 42mm comes in rose gold and black, and the larger 46mm model is silver. They lack the luster of the Samsung brand, sure, but phones crossing a thousand dollars just feels too much - and shows that brands are struggling to offset the slowdown in smartphone growth, needing to up profit margins ... (more...)
Simon Belmont And Richter Belmont From Castlevania Join Super Smash Bros Ultimate Simon Belmont And Richter Belmont From Castlevania Join Super Smash Bros Ultimate
- August 09, 2018

The last bit of Castlevania news in Smash is the addition of Alucard as an Assist Trophy . These include Dracula's Castle from the Castlevania series and New Donk City Hall from the Super Mario Odyssey game. You can disable all stage hazards if you like, or select two stages before a match that will unpredictably "morph" into each other. Technically, Richter Belmont is an Echo Fighter of Simon Belmont - a new classification introduced in Super Smash Bros . (more...)
Android 9.0 Pie is already available for the Essential Phone Android 9.0 Pie is already available for the Essential Phone
- August 07, 2018

These can be found at Google's Factory Images web page and frankly, if you have never flashed a Factory Image or a custom ROM before, you might want to wait for the OTA update to hit your phone . And that, according to Google, will help Android 9 Pie learn and get smarter in future. Google's Android P was available in beta for the last four odd months, but the Android 9 Pie is the version ready for masses and it will be rolling out to compatible phones from tonight. (more...)
Parents Hiring Coaches To Help Their Kids Get Better At Playing Fortnite Parents Hiring Coaches To Help Their Kids Get Better At Playing Fortnite
- August 05, 2018

Apparently, some parents simply don't want their kids to lose at Fortnite , while others are actually getting tutored in all things battle royale themselves to avoid being crap and the embarrassment that inevitably follows. Fortnite , the Epic game that has already broken many records in a one year of time, now went beyond being viral. Now, according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal , parents are spending from $10 Dollars to $50 USD per hour on Fortnite coaches so ... (more...)
New Pixel 3 leaked photos show deeper notch than iPhone X New Pixel 3 leaked photos show deeper notch than iPhone X
- August 01, 2018

For this reason, it makes sense that we are beginning to see plenty of leaked images of the Pixel 3 XL appearing online and the latest presents to us the Clearly White color variant. The front panel further features a speaker at the bottom. They also testify to the fact that there will be a 64GB storage option available as well. But with the leaks coming in hard and heavy here at the tail end of July, we must ask: Will Pixel 3 come early this year? According to dr.guru, the ... (more...)
NY moves to kick out state's largest cable provider NY moves to kick out state's largest cable provider
- July 29, 2018

In a statement , Charter said the claims made by the commission were "politically charged" and tied to the state's election season. In response to the decision by the commission , Charter noted that it had extended its reach to "more than 86,000 NY homes and businesses", which is objectively less than 145,000. (more...)
Resident Evil 2 Collector's Edition revealed | PlayStation 4 Resident Evil 2 Collector's Edition revealed | PlayStation 4
- July 28, 2018

Leon and Claire soon take refuge in the R.P.D., where they attempt to plan their escape and rescue as many citizens as possible. In the same vein as 2002's Resident Evil remake , Resident Evil 2 is getting an overall . This package will be available exclusively at GameStop and EB Games in North America for $199.99 ($239.99 CAD), so check out your local store or visit GameStop .com to secure your pre-order! Face the grotesque hordes - Zombies are brought to life with a horrifyingly ... (more...)
Samsung teases Galaxy Note 9's big battery, memory Samsung teases Galaxy Note 9's big battery, memory
- July 27, 2018

Samsung may launch the Galaxy Note 9 around Fortnite with the launch video featuring Fortnite Android heavily. The idea, at least according to the rumors , seems to be for the Galaxy F to replace the Galaxy S10 as Samsung's flagship, while the Galaxy X will exist as its own, gaming device. (more...)
Fortnite Celebrates First Birthday with Exclusive Rewards and Challenges Fortnite Celebrates First Birthday with Exclusive Rewards and Challenges
- July 23, 2018

Meanwhile, Save the World players have a new Fortnite Birthday questline. According to a new study conducted by research firm SuperData , Fortnite has amassed over $1 billion since it was released a year ago. At launch, the game was available for PC and PlayStation 4. The first week of Fortnite's Summer Skirmish event didn't exactly go as planned , but developer Epic Games may have a secret weapon heading into week 2 of the tournament: Ninja. (more...)
First render of Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2018) shows trimmed bezels First render of Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2018) shows trimmed bezels
- July 19, 2018

If they are accurate, the Galaxy Note 9 is set up to look pretty similar to the Galaxy Note 8 , which isn't a bad thing by any means. The render also shows the new S Pen that is said to include various enhancements, including the rumoured Bluetooth connectivity support. (more...)
Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh visits Capitol Hill as activists gird for battle Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh visits Capitol Hill as activists gird for battle
- July 14, 2018

The letter criticizes the jurist's record. Baldwin said that "powerful special interests in Washington " selected Kavanaugh , not the people of Wisconsin. "A number of our Democratic colleagues could not even wait until the president's announcement last night before launching attacks on his nominee", Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said on the Senate floor Tuesday. (more...)
Does my MacBook Pro 2016/2017 case fit the MacBook Pro 2018? Does my MacBook Pro 2016/2017 case fit the MacBook Pro 2018?
- July 14, 2018

The updated MacBook Pro with Touch Bar will now be configurable with up to 32 GB of RAM, compared with a maximum of 16 GB of RAM previously. And with its powerful Radeon Pro graphics, large Force Touch trackpad, revolutionary Touch Bar and Touch ID, dynamic stereo speakers, quiet Apple-designed cooling system, and Thunderbolt 3 for data transfer, charging and connecting up to two 5K displays or four external GPUs, it's the ultimate pro notebook. (more...)
'Fortnite' season five adds a desert locale, golf carts and rifts 'Fortnite' season five adds a desert locale, golf carts and rifts
- July 13, 2018

The rear passengers can even work together with the driver to jump over obstacles on the map by leaning back and then releasing at the same time for a higher jump. You'll also be able to see how numerous pellets from a shot hit the target, which will be displayed by marks within the reticle, allowing you to see at a glance how effective your shot was. (more...)
Samsung opens world's biggest smartphone factory in India Samsung opens world's biggest smartphone factory in India
- July 10, 2018

The new Samsung factory will have the capacity to assemble 120 million smartphones per year, and make everything from low-end handsets that cost under US$100 to its flagship S9 model, according to the company. He stressed that over one crore mobile phones would be manufactured in the new Samsung facility, which will give a boost to the country's economy, adding that with the help of South Korea's technological expertise and India's manufacturing expertise, both the countries' ... (more...)
The Next iPhones Will Come in Too Many Colors The Next iPhones Will Come in Too Many Colors
- July 07, 2018

As 9to5Mac points out, those gray and white phones could be references to space gray and silver, two color schemes that Apple has used many times in the past. That's a lot of colors and options for consumers. Although the photos are unconfirmed, they have been hailed as proof that Apple will finally be giving the world an easy way to take advantage of the "fast charging" mode in the iPhone 8, 8 Plus and flagship X. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S10 might feature triple-camera setup Samsung Galaxy S10 might feature triple-camera setup
- July 06, 2018

These results are expected to be posted on the last Friday of the month following the quarter, so stay tuned for more updates on the matter. Originally we'd heard that the Galaxy S10 would be arriving earlier than the S9 did this year, with many expecting it to be unveiled at CES at the start of January. (more...)
#PlaneBae Romance Takes Over Twitter #PlaneBae Romance Takes Over Twitter
- July 06, 2018

During the conversation, Rosie joked that maybe the new seat partner is her life partner in future. Both of them appeared to be single, according to Blair, who wrote that there were "no wedding rings in sight". Okay, they might be a sweet old lady who chats to you about her garden, or a couple who keeps the PDA to a minimum and let you have the window seat, but how often do you seriously like them? "I'm even happy if they formed a friendship or if their chance encounter provided them with ... (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 9’s S Pen to come with this new feature Samsung Galaxy Note 9’s S Pen to come with this new feature
- July 05, 2018

At a price of Rs 14,490, Galaxy On6 has nearly all the features that other smartphones like Redmi Note 5 and Real Me 1 offer at this price point and it will definitely give a competition to these devices. It runs Android 8 .0 Oreo operating system out of the box with Samsung Experience UX on top and is fueled by a 3,000mAh battery . Moreover, Apple jacked up the price of iPhone X , meaning that Samsung can not afford to sell for too much lower because of the risk of poor product ... (more...)
Google confirms external apps can scan your emails: here's how to check Google confirms external apps can scan your emails: here's how to check
- July 04, 2018

According to the WSJ report , marketing firms have caught on and have created apps to mine this data (after getting user consent of course). Google "does little to police those developers, who train their computers - and, in some cases , employees - to read their users' emails", the Journal reported. (more...)
Samsung's texting app apparently sent pictures to people's contacts without permission
- July 03, 2018

Some users on the forum are complaining that the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are also facing the issue. The T-Mobile update seems to be occurring automatically, and many users may not realize their phones have already updated. This means that some people who have been impacted by this bug won't really know what has happened until they're informed by the recipient. If you can answer "yes" to both, then you'd better make sure you're using a texting app other than Samsung Messages for the ... (more...)
Smartphone maker HTC to lay off 1,500 workers Smartphone maker HTC to lay off 1,500 workers
- July 03, 2018

It's a move that has been widely described as a cost-cutting exercise by the smartphone and VR headset maker, as the company struggles to recover from months of poor financial performance. Following the Google deal, HTC announced its first quarterly gains for nearly three years in May, posting a net profit of Tw$21.1 billion. As part of the second stage of its global manufacturing optimization strategy, HTC submitted a large number of dismissal notices to the Labor Bureau of Taoyuan ... (more...)
Porsche 919 Evo Nurburgring Record in Progress: Sets 5:19 Lap Time Porsche 919 Evo Nurburgring Record in Progress: Sets 5:19 Lap Time
- June 30, 2018

That's the time put down by Timo Bernhard in the 919 Evo at the Nurburgring Nordschleife, utterly obliterating the 35-year-old record held by Stefan Bellof. A dramatic aerodynamic makeover including the new front diffuser, larger rear wing and drag reduction systems help contribute to a 53 per cent increase in downforce. (more...)
Apple has patented a new technology for the iPad and iPhone Apple has patented a new technology for the iPad and iPhone
- June 28, 2018

This is the tool many of us have been waiting for, especially if you have kids who are addicted to their phones . You can't expect great battery life and an occasional crash here and there is something you'll see on a daily basis. Rather not wait for Apple's newest software? But, what about iOS 12 beta 3 for developers and public beta 1 for testers ? The installation process will take approximately 20 minutes, and after that, your device will restart with iOS 12. (more...)
Oppo’s Find X takes a radical approach to killing the notch Oppo’s Find X takes a radical approach to killing the notch
- June 21, 2018

Oppo is a massive smartphone maker in Europe, but its presence in Europe and North America has been extremely limited. Find X comes with a 6.4-inch curved AMOLED screen with resolution of 1080*2340. Both screens here take up nearly the whole of the front of the device, providing a visually alluring spectacle. Absent from the device is a headphone jack and a fingerprint scanner. (more...)
YouTube Music: Google's new, free Spotify rival YouTube Music: Google's new, free Spotify rival
- June 19, 2018

YouTube Music initially launches only in five markets, the US, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and South Korea. It's all a little confusing, especially since Google already maintains a subscription music streaming service called Google Play Music , so we're here to offer some clarity on what's happening. (more...)
With iOS 12, calls to 911 will deliver life-saving location accuracy With iOS 12, calls to 911 will deliver life-saving location accuracy
- June 19, 2018

Apple's HELO tech doesn't share your exact location - instead, it estimates your location by using your cell tower's data, as well as other sources like Global Positioning System and WiFi Acess Points which can be used by 911 responders. An estimated 80 percent of roughly 240 million emergency calls in the USA this year will come from mobile phones , most of which are capable of precisely tracking where their users are. (more...)
Ubisoft shows new Skull & Bones trailer at E3 2018 Ubisoft shows new Skull & Bones trailer at E3 2018
- June 13, 2018

After a world premiere trailer that introduced Odyssey , we received our first look at its gameplay. The Ubisoft E3 2018 press conference has a 1pm start time in Los Angeles. In Assassin's Creed Syndicate , the characters would switch between Evie and Jacob. The game is set to release on 14 November for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. (more...)
Nintendo Fans Hilariously Protest Waluigi's Snub in SUPER SMASH BROS. ULTIMATE Nintendo Fans Hilariously Protest Waluigi's Snub in SUPER SMASH BROS. ULTIMATE
- June 13, 2018

Players will be free to explore various locations, interacting with characters before battle begins. Perhaps this will be adjustable for those who don't like that idea, but we have on word on stuff like that just yet. Nintendo will leverage the Switch's portable design to make the new Mario Party game a unique experience. The original board game style has been kicked up a notch with deeper strategic elements, like specific Dice Blocks for each character. (more...)
Life is unusual 2 getting a set-up game which is completely free Life is unusual 2 getting a set-up game which is completely free
- June 12, 2018

The award-winning episodic story game about Max Caulfield and her time traveling powers won the attention of the gaming community with its gripping narrative. The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit will be available starting June 26 on PC, PS4, and Xbox One for free . One of them puts him in the role of a superhero, Captain Spirit , and he goes on all sorts of adventures, but one Saturday, something extraordinary is about to happen. (more...)
Microsoft Announce New Halo: Infinite at E3 2018 Conference - Reveal Trailer Microsoft Announce New Halo: Infinite at E3 2018 Conference - Reveal Trailer
- June 12, 2018

Xbox previewed a flurry of new titles and deals with studios as the video-gaming division of Microsoft Corp. looks to compete more intensely with Sony Corp.'s PlayStation and a resurgent Nintendo Co. As mentioned, if you want games to play on your Xbox One, Microsoft has you covered with something for just about everyone. "When we started this project, the team's vision for the game was ambitious - so much so that we knew we had to build new tech to fully realize our goals for ... (more...)
Electronic Arts debuts PC game streaming service at E3 2018 Electronic Arts debuts PC game streaming service at E3 2018
- June 10, 2018

But, Origin Access Premier takes it to a new level by offering all those same titles plus access to EA's newest releases. EA Premier Access is slated to launch sometime this summer, and the unnamed streaming service will come at an unnamed later date. (more...)
EA Announces Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order EA Announces Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order
- June 10, 2018

At this point, Respawn did not confirm which platforms the game will be released on or if the game is single-player or multiplayer. We're also going to be scouring E3 and the internet for breaking stories, interesting tidbits, and rumours of what is still to be announced . (more...)
BioWare Opens Up On Anthem’s Single-Player Story BioWare Opens Up On Anthem’s Single-Player Story
- June 10, 2018

Primarily, BioWare is creating a story to which it can "add story for years to come", with each story development drawing out "something new and mysterious for players to discover". Additionally, players will be able to customize the various suits with cosmetic appearances and gear. There's Battlefield V which looks like it could be every bit as good as Battlefield 1 was (and it may get a battle royale mode announcement today). (more...)
Amazon's mysterious new streamer is officially unveiled Amazon's mysterious new streamer is officially unveiled
- June 09, 2018

The new Fire TV Cube from Amazon .com extends the company's efforts to become the nerve center of your house by combining its entertainment ambitions more fully with its push into the smart home. On Fire TV Cube , a spoken " launch Netflix " calls up the streaming service, while similar commands toggle to live TV channels or search the catalogs of multiple streaming services for a movie or TV show. (more...)
AMD Stock Nears Buy Point On Trade Show Announcements AMD Stock Nears Buy Point On Trade Show Announcements
- June 08, 2018

AMD has aimed their pitch at those gamers and artists looking for an all-in-one solution at a much lower cost, a value proposition that delivers equal results in many regards while delivering a price point of half or less of a competing Intel offering. (more...)
Facebook bug set 14 million users’ sharing settings to public Facebook bug set 14 million users’ sharing settings to public
- June 08, 2018

Every Facebook user, though, has the ability to change these settings to post privately, to just friends, or to exclude certain people from seeing it. These featured items are publicly visible, but Facebook inadvertently extended that setting to all new posts from those users. It was unclear if users could have done anything to their settings to prevent being affected by the bug the company revealed on Thursday. (more...)
Intel's new tech paves way for 28-hour laptop battery life Intel's new tech paves way for 28-hour laptop battery life
- June 07, 2018

The so-called consumer CPU, which will probably cost an arm and a leg, especially since the 18-core Core i9-7980XE goes for around United States $2000, looks a lot like the 28-core Xeon Platinum chip, although that one comes with a much lower base and boost frequency. (more...)