Electronics


OnePlus 7T Pro real images allegedly leak online OnePlus 7T Pro real images allegedly leak online
- August 06, 2019

An image uploaded on Weibo has revealed some design cues and other specifications of the OnePlus 7T Pro. A full image can also be manually downloaded here , and both OnePlus 7 Pro owners in the official DP3 thread on OnePlus' forums and our friends at XDA Developers were able to flash it to their devices. (more...)
Cyberpunk 2077 won’t include a digital card game Cyberpunk 2077 won’t include a digital card game
- August 06, 2019

Afterlife's announcement confirms the project is a collaboration between CMON and CD Projekt RED , and is designed by Eric M. Lang , who has previously worked on the likes of Blood Rage and Bloodborne: The Card Game . "Sorry all but we are not doing Netrunner in any way - I'm a fan of the game myself but we chose to create something new and stand alone", wrote Jacki. (more...)
'Ninja' Leaves Twitch To Sign With Microsoft's Mixer 'Ninja' Leaves Twitch To Sign With Microsoft's Mixer
- August 06, 2019

He promised his millions of fans that his broadcasts would remain the same, just that now they would be exclusively available at Microsoft's Mixer social platform for gamers. And obviously, Mixer benefitted by leaps and bounds with the announcement. So why did Ninja move from Twitch to Mixer? Over 100,000 users have already subscribed to Ninja's Mixer channel . (more...)
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Beta Dates Officially Announced, Includes Crossplay Testing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Beta Dates Officially Announced, Includes Crossplay Testing
- August 03, 2019

Players are able to mount onto surfaces to watch over ledges across the maps in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare . Early access for Xbox One , PC, and PS4 starts on September 19th, with the open beta then kicking off for all platforms on September 21st. (more...)
Tipster Shares Galaxy Note 10's European Price Tags: Rumor Tipster Shares Galaxy Note 10's European Price Tags: Rumor
- August 03, 2019

On another note, sources also say that Samsung may also be providing each Galaxy Note10 device with its own USB-C earphones. The Galaxy Note 10 series is more special this year because two variants will be introduced-the regular Note 10 and the Note 10+. (more...)
Google is testing a Play Pass subscription service: Would you subscribe? Google is testing a Play Pass subscription service: Would you subscribe?
- August 02, 2019

Google's Files app is a very important tool. Assistant's driving mode will launch automatically when a user's phone is connected to a vehicle's bluetooth simply by saying "Hey Google , let's drive". It doesn't occupy a large space so you can still manage several apps with more efficiency. If you're navigation and not on the maps screen, your next turn-by-turn direction will pop up instead. (more...)
Facebook is developing a tech to read human brain along with UoC Facebook is developing a tech to read human brain along with UoC
- August 01, 2019

Researchers in the Facebook study - which was published on Tuesday in Nature Communications - said they were still only able to recognize a limited number of words and phrases. Meanwhile, Elon Musk's Neuralink company has applied to U.S. regulators for permission to start testing its own brain-hacking device on humans. Facebook wants its wearable headset to be "non-invasive", so it has been investing in technologies that can monitor your brain activity from outside the skull using laser ... (more...)
Apple’s Credit Card Is Confirmed to Drop This August Apple’s Credit Card Is Confirmed to Drop This August
- August 01, 2019

Reputed analyst formerly of KGI and also the foremost authority on Apple leaks, Ming-Chi Kuo has said according to Macrumors that 2020 iPhones will feature a rear time-of-flight (ToF) 3D depth sensor. Shares in Apple jumped 4.5% in morning trading, adding more than $40 billion to the iPhone maker's market capitalization and lifting it past the $1 trillion mark. (more...)
Google teases more Pixel 4 features ahead of its launch once again Google teases more Pixel 4 features ahead of its launch once again
- August 01, 2019

Leaks have suggested that the Pixel 4 may not have a fingerprint reader , and now we know that Google is opting to use face unlock instead. "Your device should be able to recognize you-and only you-without any fuss". Like Face ID , Google's facial recognition system features a dot projector and a flood illuminator , along with dual infrared cameras for face unlocking . (more...)
Nintendo Switch Lite pre-order | Where to buy a Nintendo Switch Lite Nintendo Switch Lite pre-order | Where to buy a Nintendo Switch Lite
- July 31, 2019

Being true to their promise , switchroot has released their highly anticipated method of bringing Android to your Nintendo Switch console. Nintendo reports that digital is also likewise growing, having increased by 60.5% YoY to 30.6 billion yen ($283.9 million). (more...)
Apple set to release 3 5G phones next year Apple set to release 3 5G phones next year
- July 31, 2019

Notably, Apple's two top-tier iPhone models in 2020 will reportedly feature 5.4-inch and 6.7-inch displays. First there were rumors of Apple not having a 5G-capable handset until 2021 , but then just 10 days later, there were whispers of a 5G iPhone arriving in 2020 after all , with the latter becoming possible thanks to Apple finally settling its dispute with chipmaker Qualcomm. (more...)
WhatsApp Building a UWP Desktop App, to Soon Add Multiplatform Support WhatsApp Building a UWP Desktop App, to Soon Add Multiplatform Support
- July 29, 2019

Using WhatsApp on multiple devices without cutting corners is not allowed. WABetaInfo reports WhatsApp is working on a multi-account system which will mean you can use your account on a phone and PC simultaneously or individually. And, WhatsApp Web will remain the same. Moreover, WhatsApp is also working on improving its end-to-end encryption system for a multi-device system. And this is not somewhat limited multi-device usage with the Web version. (more...)
Nyhrox and Aqua Win in the Duo and Bring Home $3 Million! Nyhrox and Aqua Win in the Duo and Bring Home $3 Million!
- July 29, 2019

Competitors are coming from all over the world after winning a series of open, online heats, which also offered hundreds of thousands of dollars in prize money. We've got everything you need on how to watch the Fortnite World Cup but if you're looking for live updates direct from the event in New York City, read on for everything there is to do with the Fortnite World Cup Solos Finals winners, standings, and more. (more...)
Google's Cloud Business Hits $8B Annually Google's Cloud Business Hits $8B Annually
- July 28, 2019

However, one big benefit rightly pointed out is the number of carrier partnerships Google was able to achieve for this launch and which should, hopefully, carry over to the Pixel 4 debut. On Thursday's earnings call, Pichai said that customers want the flexibility to move the cloud in their own way. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund grew its holdings in Alphabet by 102,010.9% in the 4th quarter. (more...)
Microsoft Leaks the New Windows 10 Start Menu Without Live Tiles Microsoft Leaks the New Windows 10 Start Menu Without Live Tiles
- July 27, 2019

While they do have mixed reactions for the new look of the age old classic Windows navigation tool (and we agree), the design itself may not be the final one we see on Over-The-Air updates. Saying that it has pulled the build and are "looking into the issue". That irked Windows users, prompting Microsoft to adopt a hybrid approach in Windows 10. (more...)
Samsung tweaks Galaxy Fold, will re-release in September Samsung tweaks Galaxy Fold, will re-release in September
- July 27, 2019

We've been over this - when Samsung introduces a new class of device, it pretty much ends up being the physical embodiment of a "first!" While it's clear why Samsung delayed their foldable phone, we still don't know why Huawei chose to delay the Mate X . (more...)
Overwatch Releases Their Newest Hero - The Eccentric Astrophysicist Sigma Overwatch Releases Their Newest Hero - The Eccentric Astrophysicist Sigma
- July 26, 2019

In this preview, we take a look at the origins of Sigma and what his playstyle will bring to an always-evolving meta, and whether or not his presence in the game will mark a new era overall. Sigma the scientist will be the 31st hero to enter the Overwatch pantheon, following support hero Baptiste and damage-dealer Ashe. Oh, and don't forget that you can play Sigma right now at Overwatch's Public Test servers. (more...)
Google highlights Android TV on JBL Link Bar Google highlights Android TV on JBL Link Bar
- July 26, 2019

A Harman news release does mention 2 other features worth pointing out: Just like other Android TV devices, the Link Bar will have Chromecast built-in, making it possible to beam videos to the TV from your phone . With the first Android TV sound bar now out, you can expect more vendors to launch theirs soon. Eventually leading to the point where it had become uncertain if the product was ever going to make it to market at all. (more...)
Xiaomi becomes youngest company on the global Fortune 500 list for 2019 Xiaomi becomes youngest company on the global Fortune 500 list for 2019
- July 26, 2019

According to the newly released Fortune 500 list, Xiaomi managed to break through now ranking 468th. China has the highest number of big companies that made it to this year's Fortune Global 500 list, surpassing the United States for the first time, reported Xinhua news agency. (more...)
Report Shows Apple Apps Come First in App Store Search Report Shows Apple Apps Come First in App Store Search
- July 26, 2019

After being accused of skirting some of its own rules for search results rankings, Apple has fired back. Apple believes that their apps ranked first in WSJ's testing due to the fact that they are popular with consumers. Schachter said this is the only company to have changed the payment method within the app itself. Apple is already facing an antitrust lawsuit and an European Union investigation regarding how it operates the App Store . (more...)
Here's Why Apple Just Spent $1 Billion to Buy Intel's Modem Business Here's Why Apple Just Spent $1 Billion to Buy Intel's Modem Business
- July 26, 2019

This deal grants Apple access to Intel's 5G modem technology, as well as its patents and engineering staff. The sale of the business to Apple will allow the company to develop its own modem IP instead of using Intel's or Qualcomm's. We have long respected Apple and we're confident they provide the right environment for this talented team and these important assets moving forward. (more...)
Google Launches New Gallery Go App, A Lighter Version of Google Photos Google Launches New Gallery Go App, A Lighter Version of Google Photos
- July 25, 2019

Gallery Go will organise your pictures into selfies, food, animals etc. Using the app, you can find, edit and manage photos when offline. Adding to its lineup of lighter apps for low-priced phones, Google has introduced Gallery Go - a photo organization app intended for offline use while taking up as little space as possible. (more...)
Instagram's warning to trolls: 'Your account may be deleted'
- July 20, 2019

Instagram is now changing its policies when it comes to disabling accounts, including notifying users who are at risk of having their account disabled. At the same time, Instagram and parent company Facebook continue to face allegations that it's suppressing conservative voices . The notice will list all the posts and comments that have been removed for violating the terns of service, and inform you that "If you post something that goes against our terms again, your account may be ... (more...)
Apple unveils new emoji in celebration of World Emoji Day Apple unveils new emoji in celebration of World Emoji Day
- July 18, 2019

Since Apple is such a progressive company, it is also using emojis as a platform to further its message of equality. The emojis are being released as part of a package of 59 new emojis that will arrive in the fall. In perhaps the most relatable finding, we use emojis to soften the blow of a hard message (31 per cent) and we also send them to come across as more friendly (49 per cent). (more...)
The Cyberpunk 2077 Players Will Have a Garage for Vehicles The Cyberpunk 2077 Players Will Have a Garage for Vehicles
- July 17, 2019

We can't wait to get our hands on the upcoming game from CDPR, Cyberpunk 2077 . Thankfully, we won't have to wait very long. Since it's coming out a week after Cyberpunk 2077 , it may even have some spoiler-ish material to give you a better understanding of the game itself, though it probably won't go too far in that direction. (more...)
Microsoft is killing classic internet games old Windows users loved Microsoft is killing classic internet games old Windows users loved
- July 16, 2019

After updating to Window 10, version 1903 (May 2019 Feature Update), some apps or games that needs to perform graphics intensive operations may close or fail to open. Macs "introduced before 2012 or newer Mac devices with older versions Apple Boot Camp or Windows Support Software drivers installed" and running Windows 10 may also be blocked from installing the Windows 10 May 2019 Update . (more...)
"We will be slashing prices": Aussies kick off Prime Day
- July 16, 2019

Amazon Prime Day TV deals were a big draw in 2018, and we anticipate a similar shopping experience this year - especially considering Amazon's offer on one of the most popular TVs from last year's shopping event. Since this is a Deal Of The Day, it's worth adding to your basket sooner rather than later. That's just $24.99, which is a pretty good deal for this HDMI stick. (more...)
Nintendo announces Switch Lite at $199.99, will hit the market in September Nintendo announces Switch Lite at $199.99, will hit the market in September
- July 15, 2019

There will be a mark on the game box to show that the game is supported. But that hasn't stopped Nintendo-watchers from trying to glean information about Nintendo's future hardware plans from various tea leaves. For Nintendo Labo: Robot Kit and Nintendo Labo: Vehicle Kit, consumers can play them by separately pairing Joy-Con controllers. "It's also purportedly coming with a 5.5" 720p display, which suggests that the smaller console could be a replacement for the Nintendo 3DS . (more...)
Apple Kills Off the Last Non-Touchbar MacBook Pros, Discounts MacBook Air Apple Kills Off the Last Non-Touchbar MacBook Pros, Discounts MacBook Air
- July 15, 2019

Specs aside, the beefier internals now result in a 6.8 percent increase in single-core performance and multi-core performance that more than 83 percent faster than the 2018 model. After four years and three generations, Apple has quietly discontinued their 12-inch Macbook line. However, even at its new lower $1,099 price point, it's still a pricey machine. (more...)
Apple Cuts MacBook Air Prices, Updates MBP, and Kills off the MacBook Apple Cuts MacBook Air Prices, Updates MBP, and Kills off the MacBook
- July 12, 2019

Apple's MacBooks - a core product for the company a decade ago - in recent years have taken a back seat as the iPhone has come to account for almost two-thirds of the company's revenue. Apple sees both the above laptops as popular choices with students and is featuring them in its newly fired-up Back to School promotion . Apple introduced its new breed of 13-inch MacBook Air notebooks in October 2018. (more...)
Google adds 60 more languages along with other updates in Google Translate Google adds 60 more languages along with other updates in Google Translate
- July 12, 2019

Well, lets come to the important part, Google has now introduced 60 more languages to the app so that they can cater to a larger palette of users. If you've ever tried to use the automatic translation feature in the camera, you're probably also aware it could do with some improvements. (more...)
Nintendo Switch may get a stealth chip upgrade Nintendo Switch may get a stealth chip upgrade
- July 12, 2019

And the objective of the NSL seems to be to create a lighter, more mobile, Gameboy style version of the switch that doesn't have the console aspect (aka: doesn't connect to a TV) and comes at a lower price point. The Lite is set to release on the 20th of September, with the limited edition console to release later on the 8th of November. Today , the Nintendo Switch Lite was revealed , ending months of speculation and anticipation from many on what the company's next iteration of its ... (more...)
Apple has temporarily shutdown this app. Here's why Apple has temporarily shutdown this app. Here's why
- July 12, 2019

The Walkie-Talkie app allows people who accept an invitation to talk with friends in real-time without the hassle of making a phone call. As reported by TechCrunch , Apple says there's now no evidence that anyone exploited the flaw - which was reported directly to Apple through its bug portal - before Walkie-Talkie was taken down. (more...)
Raspberry Pi admits to faulty USB-C design on the Pi 4 Raspberry Pi admits to faulty USB-C design on the Pi 4
- July 11, 2019

Whether your USB-C charger works with the Pi 4 has to do with whether it uses an "e-marked" cable. This non-compliant design breaks functionality with more powerful "e-marked" cables, such as the USB-C chargers that ship with Apple's MacBooks and some Windows 10 laptops. (more...)
Galaxy Note 10 leaked release date ready images in full Galaxy Note 10 leaked release date ready images in full
- July 11, 2019

The Note 10 in these images is the standard model that'll reportedly have a 6.28-inch screen. Moving over to the rear, the rather drastic design changes continue. If you are a Galaxy S10 , S9 or Note 9 user experiencing a zoomed screen, Samsung has informed us that they are rolling out a system update containing a fix over the coming months. (more...)
Spacey accuser denies deleting texts about alleged groping Spacey accuser denies deleting texts about alleged groping
- July 09, 2019

The accuser , William Little, can't find a cellphone wanted by the defense, his lawyer said Monday. Spacey has pleaded not guilty . This is a developing news story; stay with 7NEWS on-air and online for the latest details . The man also accused Spacey of trying to ply him into sexual acts with alcohol. He is facing questions about what he told others at the time. The accuser's attorney, Mitchell Garabedian , told CNN via email Friday that he and his client voluntarily dropped the ... (more...)
AMD cuts Radeon 5700 GPU prices just two days before their release AMD cuts Radeon 5700 GPU prices just two days before their release
- July 08, 2019

With added performance and a competitive price, these new Super cards seemed to torpedo AMD's upcoming launch before it had even gotten started. The 2070 and 2080 lines will have the same price as their predecessors so that they will be sold for $499 and $699, respectively. (more...)
Asus ROG Phone 2 confirmed to go official on July 23 Asus ROG Phone 2 confirmed to go official on July 23
- July 06, 2019

While the company has not revealed any details about the upcoming gaming smartphone, Asus ROG Phone 2 is rumored to come with an improved display as well as a powerful processor. Notably, ROG Phone came with a 90Hz refresh rate. Asus Rog Phone (First) was launched with Android Oreo 8.1 along with ROG Gaming X UI on top. The phone will come with either 18W charger or a 30W charger, depending on the variant (I001DA and I001DB). (more...)
Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp experiencing outages, Facebook says it's working on fixes Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp experiencing outages, Facebook says it's working on fixes
- July 05, 2019

The company apologized for the inconvenience, tweeting at about 23:00 BST: "We're virtually at 100% resolved". The latest problems come three weeks after Instagram had an outage that lasted more than two hours , on June 13. Users of Facebook and WhatsApp were also encountering problems sharing photos, video and files, a Facebook spokesperson confirmed. Some users are able to access the upload screen but once the "upload" button is clicked, very little happens. (more...)
Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 Launch Event Is August 7 Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 Launch Event Is August 7
- July 04, 2019

It's hard not to make a similar connection with the Note 7's fiery fiasco . Koh explains that Samsung is now testing the Galaxy Fold at full speed in order to bring it to the market as soon as possible without the reported issues. Koh stated that the reason for the rush was due to the threat of Samsung's Chinese counterparts such as Huawei and Xiaomi also set to release its own foldable smartphones . (more...)