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Tech Samsung Galaxy A60 aka Galaxy A8s Lite to reportedly launch in April
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy A60 aka Galaxy A8s Lite to reportedly launch in April

We're more likely to see the LG G8 at 2pm in Barcelona (which is 10pm in Korea - an easy one to mix up when reporting). Samsung is now busy preparing the launch of its Galaxy M series in India. It's quite obvious that the Galaxy S10E will be the cheapest of the three since it comes with a dual-camera, a smaller display and hole punch in the display for its front-facing camera.

Tech Microsoft is euthanizing Windows 10 Mobile in 2019
Author: 0 Microsoft is euthanizing Windows 10 Mobile in 2019

Windows 10 Mobile finally has a death date: Microsoft will end support on December 10, 2019. It'll provide a bit of extra time for backups and such after that date, but Windows Mobile is basically dead. Microsoft's Corporate Vice President in the Operating Systems Group Joe Belfiore tweeted; "We have tried VERY HARD to incent app devs". It also made a decision to drop the company's mantra "mobile-first, cloud-first".

Tech Protests: Zimbabwean govt. shutdown internet services
Author: 0 Protests: Zimbabwean govt. shutdown internet services

The president has also failed to make good on pre-election pledges to kick-start the ailing economy - beset by high inflation and a currency shortage, and the trigger for this week's protests. Similar charges made against him in 2016 were thrown out. Econet, the biggest internet provider, told customers it had been ordered by the government to re-open the internet "except for specified social media applications".

Tech New Pixel 3 Lite Leak Reveals More Details
Author: 0 New Pixel 3 Lite Leak Reveals More Details

Google tried to drum up some excitement before its press conference last fall, seemingly suggesting that the rumors did not tell the whole story, but that was all in vain. According to the leak , the Pixel 3 Lite will look visually very similar, if not identical, to the existing Pixel 3. Given the right price point, Google could have a serious mid-range contender on its hands with the Pixel 3 Lite.

Tech There's A Power Rangers Fighting Game Coming In April
Author: 0 There's A Power Rangers Fighting Game Coming In April

Power Rangers : Battle for the Grid seems like it will be full of fanservice, featuring Power Rangers and villains new and old, which is fitting considering it now the 25th anniversary of the franchise . With new content and game modes releasing throughout the year, the game will continuously offer the community new ways to play and compete. Battle for the Grid is described as a "high fidelity fighting game" with cross-platform play across the Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC ...

Tech Android Q leak confirms system wide dark mode and desktop mode
Author: 0 Android Q leak confirms system wide dark mode and desktop mode

The version of Android Q shown here was installed on the Google Pixel 3 XL smartphone and while it is expected the Pixel variety of Android Q will come with a number of Pixel-specific tweaks, none were found this time around. Privacy is a bigger concern than ever before, and with Android Q , it looks like Google is implementing some new features for app permissions to help give you a better understanding and more control over what exactly apps on your phone have access to.

Tech A glitch caused Black Ops 4’s season pass
Author: 0 A glitch caused Black Ops 4’s season pass "shaming markers"

Starting January 17 and running through January 24, players on all platforms can jump into the trial for the low, low price of free. The event also coincides with the release of a free trial for Blackout in the United Kingdom from January 17 to 24 on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

Tech The 2020 BMW 7-series Sedan's Kidney Grille Is 40 Percent Bigger
Author: 0 The 2020 BMW 7-series Sedan's Kidney Grille Is 40 Percent Bigger

The new V8 engine for the 750i and 750Li now packs a healthy 530 PS and 750 Nm of torque. The star under the bonnet, however, is the mighty 436kW/850Nm 6.6-litre V12 that can belt the M760Li to 100km/h from a standing start in a thoroughly silly (but utterly wonderful) 3.8 seconds.

Tech Google's New Price Increase Could Affect Millions of Businesses
Author: 0 Google's New Price Increase Could Affect Millions of Businesses

The price of the G Suite enterprise tier, which includes additional upgrades, will remain at $25 per user per month. It's not clear how numerous 4 million companies and organizations using G Suite are in the Basic, Business, Enterprise, or custom deal categories, but the move is a 20 percent hike on the costs applicable to both Basic and Business users.

Tech Million Email Addresses, 22 Million Passwords Found On Popular Hacking Site
Author: 0 Million Email Addresses, 22 Million Passwords Found On Popular Hacking Site

Holden said the data appears to have first been posted to underground forums in October 2018, and that it is just a subset of a much larger tranche of passwords being peddled by a shadowy seller online. "The best way to protect yourself is to use different passwords for all your online accounts and change them regularly". Entering your email address at https: //haveibeenpwned .com/ will allow you to see if your account has been affected.

Tech A Fortnite security flaw exposed player accounts to hackers
Author: 0 A Fortnite security flaw exposed player accounts to hackers

In Fortnite's case, Check Point noticed that several flaws in the game's online infrastructure made it possible to intercept the tokens as a player signed in. There doesn't seem to be any evidence that the vulnerability was ever exploited... at least, not on a grand scale. This in turn would allow a hacker to steal an access token needed to break into an account.

Tech Is the Facebook '10 year challenge' people are posting harmless?
Author: 0 Is the Facebook '10 year challenge' people are posting harmless?

It gives Facebook "a ideal storm for machine learning", Amy Webb, a professor at NYU Stern School of Business, told reporters Wednesday, referring to the challenge, which generated 5.2 million Facebook engagements in three days, according to the social media monitoring tool Talkwalker.

Tech The Samsung Galaxy A7 Can Now Be Yours For Just RM1099
Author: 0 The Samsung Galaxy A7 Can Now Be Yours For Just RM1099

Originally priced at RM1,299, the Galaxy A7 is now going for RM1,099. Samsung's upcoming Galaxy M lineup has been the talk of the town lately. On the back panel, the Samsung Galaxy M10 is said to include a 13MP primary sensor and a secondary sensor of 5MP for capturing portrait pictures or background blur photos.

Tech Motorola's New Foldable Display RAZR Will Have a $1,500 Price Tag
Author: 0 Motorola's New Foldable Display RAZR Will Have a $1,500 Price Tag

With pricing set at $1,500 and the phone being a Verizon exclusive, this might still be a little optimistic. Though the RAZR was slimmer and smaller than the iPhone - and had that rewarding "snap" when you closed it to end a call - it fell far short of the features new smartphone users were coming to expect, like full internet browsing and a decent camera.

Tech PUBG Mobile 0.10.5 update to bring better loot distribution, company confirms
Author: 0 PUBG Mobile 0.10.5 update to bring better loot distribution, company confirms

This otherwise means that zombies are coming to PUBG sooner than you can expect. It is clearly hinting at the arrival of zombie mode, which has been teased by PUBG Mobile and several leaks have confirmed it. Some of these fit with the apparent zombie theme, sporting a post-apocalyptic aesthetic that wouldn't be out of place in the likes of Mad Max. This allows players to trade in their UC or Unknown Cash as this is known for Battle Points.

Tech 'Westworld' Mobile Game Is Shutting Down in Wake of Bethesda Lawsuit
Author: 0 'Westworld' Mobile Game Is Shutting Down in Wake of Bethesda Lawsuit

The corresponding lawsuit, filed by Bethesda in June 2018, alleged that the developers of the " Westworld " game heavily plagiarized the code of Bethesda's similar mobile game, " Fallout Shelter ". The Westworld game was developed by the original team behind Fallout Shelter and Bethesda believed that Fallout Shelter source code had been used to build the Westworld equivalent for Warner Bros.

Tech Apple COO says Qualcomm refused to provide chips for 2018 phones
Author: 0 Apple COO says Qualcomm refused to provide chips for 2018 phones

The chip maker has already landed two major victories, one in China and one in Germany, but it seems this one got away. The court ruled that the chips used in Apple's smartphones did not infringe Qualcomm's patents. Apple stopped adding Intel's modems into their iPad Mini 2 because they didn't want to lose Qualcomm's incentive. This gives Apple a jab in its fight with Qualcomm.

Tech Oppo 10x Optical Zoom Camera to Be Showcased on January 16
Author: 0 Oppo 10x Optical Zoom Camera to Be Showcased on January 16

This invitation further supports the leak tweeted by notable tech leaker Ice universe on Christmas day stating that "The Oppo official said it will release a 10x hybrid optical zoom technology, which we will see at CES or MWC as early as possible".

Tech Google Fi pushing RCS next-gen SMS to compatible phones
Author: 0 Google Fi pushing RCS next-gen SMS to compatible phones

After integrating Rich Communications Services ( RCS ) into Android Messages nearly two years ago, and talking up the advantages of the SMS successor at last year's MWC, the company just announced that it has added RCS to its mobile pseudo-network, Google Fi .

Tech How UCLA Gymnast Who Scored Perfect 10 Nearly Quit
Author: 0 How UCLA Gymnast Who Scored Perfect 10 Nearly Quit

Dressed in a sparkly, blue leotard, Katelyn Ohashi smiled and even laughed at times on Saturday as she flipped and did splits for her 1-minute, 30-second floor routine during the the 2019 Collegiate Challenge in Anaheim, California. She chose to instead focus on being a college athlete after competing with a fractured back and two torn shoulders. Social media also erupted in reaction to the effort with many women taking a moment to comment on just how much trouble they would have had ...

Tech Rocket League full cross-platform play is now live
Author: 0 Rocket League full cross-platform play is now live

Previously, we could either match with Xbox and Switch players or PlayStation 4 players, but never a mixed-platform group including all of them. Back in September 2017, Epic Games accidentally enabled cross platform-play between PlayStation and Xbox for a few hours before disabling the feature - showing that there was no technical limitation that would prevent crossplay.

Author: 0 Ford Explorer ST with 400 hp and Explorer Hybrid revealed in Detroit

To make the ST handle and stop better, Ford retuned the dampers, upgraded the brakes, and dialed-in an ST-specific brake booster calibration. On Monday at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Ford introduced the 2020 Explorer hybrid and ST models to give Americans more options in the showroom.

Tech Samsung says future will 'unfold' in Galaxy S10 ad in Paris
Author: 0 Samsung says future will 'unfold' in Galaxy S10 ad in Paris

The leaks to the next Galaxy generation, the S10, are getting more and more accurate thanks to some mishaps on the side of Samsung and more reliable sources. In a blog post published Monday outlining the company's new One UI design, Samsung may have accidentally displayed the interface on the upcoming Galaxy S10 before its official release; yesterday, the images were swapped for those of a more generic-looking device.

Tech Samsung Galaxy M-series to launch in India on January 28
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy M-series to launch in India on January 28

For months, there have been rumours of Samsung planning to phase out Galaxy J mobile portfolio with the new Galaxy M series and now we a have official confirmation from the company itself. As the company has said it is partnering with Amazon to sell this new series in India. As per earlier reports , Samsung-M series can be priced as low as Rs 9500 for the base variant.

Tech Kingdom Hearts 3 Day One Patch Contains Game's Epilogue
Author: 0 Kingdom Hearts 3 Day One Patch Contains Game's Epilogue

In confirmation, Kingdom Hearts 3 director Tetsuya Nomura stated that the post-launch epilogue will contain "the biggest spoilers" for the game . Memory Archive- Once the game goes live, players will be able to access cutscenes from past installments of Kingdom Hearts .