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Tech AT&T Rolls out Fake 5G Logo - and Competitors Pounce
Author: 0 AT&T Rolls out Fake 5G Logo - and Competitors Pounce

AT&T's "5G E" service-which is not actually connected to a new 5G network-was launched in December. T-Mobile, however, took another tack more fitting its corporate personality by roundly mocking its rival on Twitter. Verizon goes on to talk about the investments that it is making to roll 5G technology out nationwide. Competitor network T-mobile decided to make fun of this announcement by tweeting a video of a person posting a sticky note saying "9G" on their phone.

Tech AMD Launches Next Radeon VII GPU, the World's First 7nm GPU
Author: 0 AMD Launches Next Radeon VII GPU, the World's First 7nm GPU

We'd expect to see a product waterfall, but right now there's a substantial gap between the price on Vega 64 ($400) and the expected introduction price of Radeon VII ($699). But that also means that Radeon VII is going to be one hugely expensive graphics card too. Celebrating the 50-year milestone AMD is to hit on May 1 this year, Dr.

Tech Huawei is targeting the server market with the Kunpeng 920 processor
Author: 0 Huawei is targeting the server market with the Kunpeng 920 processor

The Chinese firm has already said that its Kunpeng 920 consumes less power and performs better than competing products. "We will work with global partners in the spirit of openness, collaboration, and shared success to drive the development of the Arm ecosystem and expand the computing space, and embrace a diversified computing era", said William Xu , director of the company's board and chief strategy marketing officer.

Tech Google Assistant coming to Sonos One, Beam and 'earlier' speakers
Author: 0 Google Assistant coming to Sonos One, Beam and 'earlier' speakers

Just ask Assistant to "take me home" and Google Maps will open from where you will be able to get Assistant to perform all of the above functionality. There will also be the ability to opt-in to more detailed personal information such as traffic updates to work or calendar updates. For instance, you could tap on your air conditioner and say "increase temperature by five degrees", while the smart speaker in the other room handles the command.

Tech Acer Unleashes Predator Triton 900 Convertible with RTX 2080 Graphics
Author: 0 Acer Unleashes Predator Triton 900 Convertible with RTX 2080 Graphics

A six core 8th gen Intel Core i7, PCIe SSDs in RAID 0, and up to 32GB of memory ensure that everything will run as smoothly as possible. Acer Chromebook 315 features two USB Type-C ports along with WiFi 802.11ac wireless featuring 2x2 MIMO technology, Bluetooth v4.2, two USB 3.0 ports , and the combo headphone and speaker jack as connectivity options.

Tech Resident Evil 2 Remake Demo Coming Soon, And It's An Unusual One
Author: 0 Resident Evil 2 Remake Demo Coming Soon, And It's An Unusual One

The Resident Evil 2 Remake demo follows Leon as he arrives at the Raccoon City Police Station. BUT, you only have 30 minutes. Officially labeled as the Resident Evil 2 1-Shot Demo , players have to finish its mission objective in the aforementioned 30 minutes with unlimited tries until the full 30 minutes have been exhausted.

Tech Overwatch Comic Reveals That Soldier 76 is Gay
Author: 0 Overwatch Comic Reveals That Soldier 76 is Gay

Fans can also watch some designated Twitch streamers to score some drops five sprays: 1 for watching 2 hours of streaming, 2 more for 4 hours of stream viewing and the last two at the 6 hour mark. "That's the sacrifice I made". Today it incorporated some of that history into Ana's Bastet Challenge, a new set of Overwatch in-game challenges that give players the opportunity to unlock rewards ranging from sprays to a new Bastet Ana skin.

Tech ConsenSys partners with AMD and Halo Holdings to create W3BCLOUD
Author: 0 ConsenSys partners with AMD and Halo Holdings to create W3BCLOUD

The collaboration between the Ethereum solutions provider, microchip manufacturer, and United Arab Emirates based investment management firm Halo Holdings , aims to develop a blockchain based cloud computing infrastructure . ConsenSys will provide expertise on how blockchain transactions may need to be processed, as well as use cases, through this partnership. Joerg Roskowetz also mentioned that the product would be created to " tackle challenges ranging from smart identity, ...

Tech HTC announces Vive Pro Eye and Vive Cosmos VR headsets
Author: 0 HTC announces Vive Pro Eye and Vive Cosmos VR headsets

Vive Cosmos is a consumer-focused device that'll be PC powered whilst providing inside-out tracking for ease of use and setup, hopefully enticing more consumers into VR. But MLB's SVP of Games and VR, Jamie Leece, told me the in-game menus are just a starting point for eye-tracking, which could become more deeply integrated into VR titles over time.

Tech GitHub offers private repositories to free users
Author: 0 GitHub offers private repositories to free users

First and foremost: private repositories are now available for free to all users. These projects are typically open-source not because their authors have any particular desire to share them with the world but because GitHub gave them no choice: free GitHub accounts could only create public repositories.

Author: 0 Alien: Isolation Follow Up Finally Confirmed, and It’s a Mobile Game

The Alien movie franchise remains one of the most popular sci-fi series ever made, and it has spawned tons of great spin-offs in novels, comic books and games. Players will make "perilous choices", according to the official site , while guiding the survivors through tasks using only the station's emergency systems.

Tech AMD Enters The Chromebook Market with 7th Gen A-Series Processors
Author: 0 AMD Enters The Chromebook Market with 7th Gen A-Series Processors

The company, among other things, will be showing off a slate of new Chromebooks , in addition to Asus' first Chrome OS tablet - all of which are geared toward educational use, in the classroom. Connections include two USB Type-C ports , two USB Type-A slots, a microSD card reader, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, and for video calling a HD webcam. For those who do want more power, the more common HP Chromebook x360 14 G1 will also be available this month.

Tech Nvidia Announces RTX 2060 for $349; Coming January 15
Author: 0 Nvidia Announces RTX 2060 for $349; Coming January 15

Huang also announced 40 new laptop models from every major OEM in the world powered by RTX GPUs. New GeForce RTX laptops will continue to support features like WhisperMode, which paces frame rates for AC-connected laptops to reduce heat and therefore fan noise, NVIDIA Battery Boost, which uses GeForce Experience to optimize performance for longer battery life, and of course G-SYNC.

Tech Fan recreates Marvel's iconic intro sequence using Super Smash Bros. Ultimate characters
Author: 0 Fan recreates Marvel's iconic intro sequence using Super Smash Bros. Ultimate characters

As reported by Polygon , the leak of Dragon Quest's Erdrick has gained even more credibility following a datamine leak that reveals 3 future characters with codenames Jack, Packu, and fearless. However, as with any leak of unconfirmed information, this DLC character roster leak for Super Smash Bros . In Japan, this class is called Yuusha, which directly translates to "brave" in English.

Tech Bowsette unofficial according to Nintendo
Author: 0 Bowsette unofficial according to Nintendo

U Deluxe for the Nintendo Switch and that she will not, at least for now, become canon. This isn't new from Nintendo as the company has provided handicap options for players needing an extra helping hand such as Super Kong in Donkey Kong Country Returns and the Silver Tanooki Suit in Super Mario 3D Land .

Tech Update of 14 Days of Fortnite Challenges, Available to Complete Next Week
Author: 0 Update of 14 Days of Fortnite Challenges, Available to Complete Next Week

Players were originally under the impression that they could complete the challenges until the event's end date, however, the event ended abruptly on January 1. We've chose to bring back this event next week through January 15 at 3 AM ET (0800 UTC). Players who were unable to complete those Challenges will be able to earn all of the rewards they may have initially missed out on.

Tech Harassment forces female Overwatch Contender player to leave team
Author: 0 Harassment forces female Overwatch Contender player to leave team

Some players have offered messages of sympathy and anger on Ellie's behalf . Community harassment has forced a female gamer to leave her Overwatch team less than two weeks after signing. Overwatch Contenders is essentially the minor league for Overwatch esports. As to be expected, and rightly so, some harsh and worrying comments from the Twitter community and also the owner of the Overwatch site Overwatchscore were aired due to this damaging "social experiment" in an attempt ...

Tech Bethesda Copyright Lawsuit Resolved With Behaviour Interactive
Author: 0 Bethesda Copyright Lawsuit Resolved With Behaviour Interactive

Entertainment, is a rip-off of " Fallout Shelter " has been "amicably" resolved. Interactive and developer Behaviour Interactive over intellectual property rights as Bethesda argued that Westworld was a ripoff of the studio's popular mobile game, Fallout Shelter .

Tech Samsung's innovative monitors aimed at gamers, content creators, saving space
Author: 0 Samsung's innovative monitors aimed at gamers, content creators, saving space

The monitors are aimed at the business, gaming, and content creator segments and feature new and improved features. Samsung has more monitors to show off at CES 2019 . It also has a flexible arm to position the monitor close to you right on your desk, or as far back against the wall as you like, as shown below. With a 49-inch diagonal, 5120 x 1440 resolution, and 32:9 aspect ratio, it's basically two QHD 27-inch monitors slapped together.

Tech Western powers urge DR Congo to restore Internet
Author: 0 Western powers urge DR Congo to restore Internet

The count is underway after Sunday's vote to determine who succeeds Joseph Kabila as president after his 18 years in power, with the results expected next Sunday. The opposition has been split between two main candidates, Martin Fayulu, a former Exxon Mobil manager who was a relative unknown months ago, and Felix Tshisekedi, the son of late opposition icon Etienne Thisekedi.

Tech Valve re-hires original Half Life 2 Episodes writer Erik Wolpaw
Author: 0 Valve re-hires original Half Life 2 Episodes writer Erik Wolpaw

He left Valve in 2017 to work with Double Fine Productions on Psychonauts 2, though has now returned to the company in which he penned his biggest hits. The news of Wolpaw's return has been circulating on social media in an apparent email from Gabe Newell . Of course, none of this suggests a new Half-Life game is in the works.

Author: 0 New Marvel game in development at Second Dinner

Art director Jomaro Kindred revealed that the source material will be familiar for many as the announcement video quickly turned into a recruitment drive: "We are super excited to be working on a Marvel game". Being in the early stages of development, no platforms were announced for the game. "With the resources and creative freedom they now have, we look forward to what they will come up with next", said NetEase VP Ethan Wang in a canned statement about the investment.

Tech Xiaomi’s First Foldable Smartphone Allegedly Leaked, And It’s Mindblowing!
Author: 0 Xiaomi’s First Foldable Smartphone Allegedly Leaked, And It’s Mindblowing!

Interestingly the company never mentioned anything about a foldable device in the past, or said they are working on any such technology. Among the noticeable characteristic of the mysterious device shown in the video is the fact it is running on Xiaomi's MIUI 10 firmware as well as the relatively smooth transition from one form to another.

Tech Netflix drops Apple's iTunes as payment channel for new subscribers
Author: 0 Netflix drops Apple's iTunes as payment channel for new subscribers

It's no secret that one of Apple's biggest revenue sources is its mobile App Store; more specifically, in-app purchases such as mobile game microtransactions or subscription services. Even though all other Apple services from Apple Music and Cloud Services to Apple Pay and the App Store's search ad business also had a record-breaking holiday season, this did not stop Apple's stock from crashing more than 9% after Tim Cook's letter to the investors.

Tech IF launches Type-C Authentication Programme
Author: 0 IF launches Type-C Authentication Programme

But the USB Type-C Authentication Program, which just launched, aims to mitigate those risks. It is optional for OEMs to participate in the Authentication program as of now. This is something about which early adopters of Type-C had to be cautious . Implementing the authentication program at the hardware level could protect users from malicious firmware hiding on USB devices.

Tech Google Chrome for Windows 10 is getting a native dark mode
Author: 0 Google Chrome for Windows 10 is getting a native dark mode

The first thing you need to do is to download Google Chrome Canary. We can expect the MacOS version to look much the same. Well, now if we talk about the availability of this well-known feature for Windows 10, then let me clarify that the tech giant Google's famous and most used web browser, of course, Chrome browser for Windows 10 will also receive the so-called dark mode throughout this 2019 just like the tech giant Apple's macOS Mojave.

Tech Fortnite: Search between three Ski Lodges
Author: 0 Fortnite: Search between three Ski Lodges

To find specific named locations, dance spots, the hidden Battle Star , and other key objectives, head to the places marked on this handy all-in-one cheat sheet by Reddit user "thesquatingdog". We've found all the tower locations for easy dancing. For more tips, tricks, and guides on Fortnite's current season, be sure to check out our Fortnite Season 7 guide wiki .

Tech Player Vending and New PvP Mode Coming to Fallout 76 in 2019
Author: 0 Player Vending and New PvP Mode Coming to Fallout 76 in 2019

Once the codes were wiped I started to farm the new codes, they ended up being the same as last weeks. Nuke codes did not properly reset this week, and players are reporting that it is now impossible to access the nuclear silos. Instead of silos re-opening after use, players found that the silos were locked with a new countdown timer of 9,999 hours. In response to the issue, Bethesda has made the silos inaccessible altogether and is working on a hotfix that is expected to arrive today.

Tech Fuchsia OS Will Be Able To Run Android Applications: Confirmed
Author: 0 Fuchsia OS Will Be Able To Run Android Applications: Confirmed

Google's Fuchsia operating system will run Android apps, that has just been confirmed by a change found in the Android Open Source Project . Unsurprisingly, it looks like Fuchsia will be able to offer support for Android apps right off the bat, based on concrete evidence discovered by 9To5Google in Android's Open Source Project repositories.