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Tech Galaxy S10+ vs Galaxy Note 9: What You Need to Know
Author: 0 Galaxy S10+ vs Galaxy Note 9: What You Need to Know

This all-new device will be revealed at the firm's Unpacked event which is taking place in San Francisco and London from 7pm GMT. In addition to delving into all of the specifications of each subsequent Galaxy device, the graphic below also shows how often and how drastically Samsung changed the phone's design from generation to generation.

Tech Want! Lego’s 1,471-Piece 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback Kit Is Sweet
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With 1,470 pieces, the Mustang is part of Lego's Creator Expert line. Key features include dark blue "paintwork", white racing stripes, a gaping hood scoop, Mustang grille badges and GT emblems, and period-correct 5-spoke wheels wrapped in tread-pattern adorned rubber.

Tech Fortnite World Cup Details & $100000000 Competitive Prize Pool for 2019
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Want to support us? To wrap up our Competitive Fortnite three-part blog series , we are sharing the first details on the Fortnite World Cup and the $100,000,000 competitive prize pool for 2019. Each Online Open qualifier will pay out a $1 million prize pool of its own to top contenders, and more weekly tournaments with $1 million in prizes will continue throughout the year.

Tech HTC reveals Vive Focus Plus, enhancing the standalone VR HMD
Author: 0 HTC reveals Vive Focus Plus, enhancing the standalone VR HMD

The headset is powered by the VIVE WAVE platform, meaning that it has access to most VIVEPort content, and it's easy to port things over if they work with the PC-based VIVE. Members will be able to use a single account across their portfolio of VR devices when the service launches on 2 April. What is New with the VIVE Focus Plus? Currently, the technology is already being used by health and safety simulation training companies.

Tech Here's where you can watch the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event live stream
Author: 0 Here's where you can watch the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event live stream

Samsung is already likely working on a successor to its lauded Galaxy Tab S4, but we've now gotten a look a the budget version of whatever Samsung will be launching as the S5. On the front, there will be a 25MP camera or a 16MP camera for selfies and video calling. Spotted by SamMobile , the new patch to Android 9 Pie adds some improvements and added security.

Tech Gainward GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Series breaks cover - Graphics
Author: 0 Gainward GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Series breaks cover - Graphics

All the cards listed come packing 6GB of 12Gbps GDDR6 memory on a 192-bit bus, capable of 288GBs bandwidth. Given its rumoured specs, the GTX 1650 isn't likely to be a powerhouse of a graphics card, but it should represent a step up from Nvidia's previous lower-end graphics.

Tech Xbox Game Pass and Microsoft Studios Titles Rumoured For Switch
Author: 0 Xbox Game Pass and Microsoft Studios Titles Rumoured For Switch

Earlier today, we reported on the rumor that Microsoft will soon be bringing an Xbox app and Xbox Game Pass to the Nintendo Switch . This claim is backed up by additional sources talking to Game Informer . Once again, these are just rumors. After all, the two publishers have had a rather solid relationship over the years. The platform game, developed by Moon Studios but distributed by Microsoft, will make a great fit for the Switch and it is not surprising to learn that it could finally ...

Tech Sony's New Xperia Smartphones Leak
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Sony almost made it to this year's Mobile World Congress before their entire upcoming lineup of smartphones was leaked but, lo and behold, 91Mobiles managed to release a report Friday outlining every detail of every model. The processor behind this model is the Snapdragon 636 , and the RAM jumps up to 4GB. At the back, the device gets three 12MP cameras. Other specs include 3GB of RAM and a 3,300mAh battery as the Xperia 1.

Tech Huawei Mate X foldable phone leaked early via MWC 2019 banner
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From the image, posted by Hupu @ Pokertea, we can see that Huawei's foldable device is called the Mate X , and it folds inwards with the display on the outside. Below are some of our readers' comments from our Galaxy Fold articles around CNET , and we'd love to know whether or not you agree with them. Huawei, Xiaomi and some other lesser known Chinese firm have already confirmed their readiness to unveil their first foldable devices .

Tech Razer cuts workforce; Razer Phone 3 still happening?
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Reaching out for comment, the publication received confirmation from a Razer spokesperson that changes had been made to "realign our organization and strengthen our path to growth ". Right now it remains unclear how a downsizing like this might affect software support to existing Razer Phone and Razer Phone 2 customers, although the latest report does suggest some of the mobile division have been kept on to help maintain user support, including software updates.

Tech Fortnite offering next monthly Battle Pass for free
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But where exactly are these locations? The Overtime challenges not only offer some new in-game items, but it will keep people significantly engaged as Apex Legends prepares to welcome its own loyalty bonuses. Fortnite is also bringing back its gifting option until February 22, and will provide a free Heartspan Glider that can be sent to a special someone on Valentine's Day .

Tech PUBG Mobile welcomes zombies in Resident Evil 2 crossover
Author: 0 PUBG Mobile welcomes zombies in Resident Evil 2 crossover

PUBG Mobile x Resident Evil 2 cross-over event, Zombie: Survive Till Dawn is a new, limited-time event mode. Also included in the update is a new Resident Evil 2 menu theme, Sanhok in Arcade mode, and moonlight on Vikendi. The new Zombie: Survive Till Dawn mode in PUBG Mobile is definitely the most significant addition in the recent v0.11.0 update, but that doesn't mean there aren't a few other features worth talking about.

Tech Fortnite makers sue organisers of Norwich event
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The spokesperson said that the quality of their player experience is very important to them and that the game developer was not in any way associated with the event that took place on Saturday. In an interview with EDP , Shaun Lord, one of the people behind the event, spoke about the problems the team ran into. While I'm no expert, I'd expect this legal threat from a multi-billion-dollar corporate giant might throw a spanner in the works for Exciting Events .

Tech Microsoft’s ‘New Office App’ Starts Landing On Windows 10 PCs
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It does this using SHA-1 and SHA-2 hash algorithms to authenticate the updates. Even if you do opt for the upcoming SHA-2 update, you've got less than a year of guaranteed security updates coming. While these patch deadlines may seem acute, the underlying products don't have much life remaining in terms of patch support anyway. The big picture: Keep in mind that extended support for Windows 7 ends on January 14, 2020.

Tech Facebook's Constant Tracking on Android Can Now Be Limited
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Google is continuing to push Android developers to use the latest API features . Facebook has announced a new location setting for its Android app, giving those users more control over when the service can access their device's location data.

Tech Mercedes-Benz SLC Final Edition revealed
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The SLC 180 and SLC 200's motors will be mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox, while the SLC 300 and SLC 43 will receive a 9-speed automatic. The latter will be available on the Mercedes-AMG SLC 43. There is a unique model designation stitched into the headrest, and there is a brown and black sports steering wheel as standard as well. They also come equipped with otherwise optional features such as memory seats and the Airscarf feature that blows warm air on the driver's and passengers' necks.

Tech Apple Said to Target Combining iPhone, iPad and Mac Apps by 2021
Author: 0 Apple Said to Target Combining iPhone, iPad and Mac Apps by 2021

The company may debut an SDK later this year that will allow developers to port iPad apps to Mac computers. At that time Apple also announced it would release tools to let devs port their iPad apps to the Mac in 2019. Complete with an SDK for developers to test out. The work coincides with the company's preparations to merge more of the underpinnings of its hardware.

Tech Google May Announce Console and Games at GDC 2019
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Google has had a presence in the mobile gaming world, but this project will put it in competition with several key industry players, both in the console space as well as PC gaming stalwarts, such as Steam and the fast-growing Epic Games store.

Tech Disney pulls YouTube ads in wake of inappropriate child videos on platform
Author: 0 Disney pulls YouTube ads in wake of inappropriate child videos on platform

These comments are frequently nothing more than timestamps that direct other viewers to moments of child nudity in videos. Because such videos are mundane and, outside of the spin given by commenting predators, appropriate for advertising under YouTube's AdSense requirements, advertisements for things like Fortnite run before the video starts.

Tech Big discounts and offers for Asus smartphones — Flipkart Mobile Bonanza
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Flipkart, country's leading e-commerce giant is back again with yet another sale - Mobile Bonanza that promises exciting deals and offers on smartphones. The discount seems to have after the Chinese company announced that it will take the wraps off the Redmi Note 7 on February 28 in the country. Poco F1: A lot has been said about the Poco F1 phone.

Tech LG K50 price, specifications, features, comparison
Author: 0 LG K50 price, specifications, features, comparison

All phones come with artificial intelligence features built into the camera (AI CAM), which LG says are functions that are typically found on flagship phones. The phone runs on Android 9.0 Pie and it is equipped with a 3,500mAh battery. If big, splashy and expensive phone releases aren't your thing, LG just released a few new options for you.

Author: 0 Facebook Now Gives You More Granular Control Over Location Tracking on Android

This new setting improves upon the background location - that is, if the app can access your location even when you're not using it - offering a two-step process. With this update, you'll have a dedicated way to choose whether or not to share your location when you aren't using the app. If you never turned on " Location History ", you won't get an alert.

Tech Vivo V15 Pro equipped pop-up camera officially available starting from ~RM1658
Author: 0 Vivo V15 Pro equipped pop-up camera officially available starting from ~RM1658

The V15 Pro is exclusive to Flipkart and will be on sale from March 6, 2019. The USP of the Vivo V15 Pro is the pop-up selfie camera that makes it similar to the Nex that was launched in India a year ago. Further, the handset comes with a Spectrum Ripple Design that comes with two distinct colour options. The phone sports triple rear cameras, where the primary camera is 48MP quad-pixel sensor with 12MP effective pixels and f/1.8 aperture.

Tech Xiaomi Mi9 Is The Best Camera Smartphone Xiaomi Has Ever Made
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi9 Is The Best Camera Smartphone Xiaomi Has Ever Made

Powering the device is a 3,300mAh battery , which is a pretty standard size for a flagship phone , but the Mi 9's 20W wireless charging is some of the fastest you can get now, with Samsung and Huawei still using 15W. The newly launched Xiaomi Mi 9 features a 6.39-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display which has been manufactured by Samsung. The phone also features improved image stabilisation and a Super Night Scene mode which would be helpful in low light photography.

Tech Scalebound Reportedly Being Revived on Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 Scalebound Reportedly Being Revived on Nintendo Switch

Besides Final Fantasy VII, we will also be seeing other Final Fantasy games like World of Final Fantasy and Crystal Chronicles heading to the Nintendo Switch console as well. Scalebound features a male protagonist named Drew, who is transported into the world of Draconis. The dragon RPG project was headed by video game veteran Hideki Kamiya, and was looked at as the "killer app" for the Xbox One .

Tech Qualcomm reveals its second generation 5G modem, the Snapdragon X55
Author: 0 Qualcomm reveals its second generation 5G modem, the Snapdragon X55

The world's first 5G networks switch on this year , promising faster data speeds and lower latency to consumers. We'll be living in the LTE world-and the sub-LTE world-for many years to come. Number one is that Qualcomm needed a fully-developed platform to test 5G - and specifically millimeter wave - on phones in the field, and creating a commercial product was the best way to do that.

Tech Huawei P30 series will launch on March 26 in Paris
Author: 0 Huawei P30 series will launch on March 26 in Paris

The P20 Pro and the Mate 20 still have some of the best smartphone cameras on the market so it will be interesting to see how far did Huawei manage to push the quality. Rumours and leaks have strongly pointed towards Huawei launching their next powerhouse in Paris (again) in late March. According to case makers and early renders, the Huawei P30 will now come with a vertical three-camera setup, with the flash and the sensors under the shooters.

Tech 2019 iPhone models will come with these new features
Author: 0 2019 iPhone models will come with these new features

The last major redesign of the MacBook Pro saw the addition of a Touch Bar above the keyboard in 2016, but in the years since, Apple has mostly focused on iterative changes to its high-end offerings. The 9.7-inch iPad will get a size boost to 10.2-inches, which means the bezels could be significantly slimmer, according to 9to5Mac. Kuo also reveals his predictions about Apple's 2019 iPhone , Mac, and iPad lineups, the Apple Watch , however, is briefly mentioned in the investor note.

Tech Apex Legends Causes Sales of VR Game Apex Construct to Take Off
Author: 0 Apex Legends Causes Sales of VR Game Apex Construct to Take Off

Since its launch, the studio has already banned a whopping 16,000 players (and change) for cheating. Weirdly, the developer of a game with a similar title and logo has seen a huge increase in sales since Legends' launch, seemingly because it's being mistaken for the former.