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Tech PlayStation Plus games for February include Hitman, For Honor
Author: 0 PlayStation Plus games for February include Hitman, For Honor

An analyst renowned for his insider knowledge has asserted that Sony has shifted its first-party game development focus to its next console (likely to be called the PlayStation 5 ). PS3 and Vita owners who stay subscribed to PS Plus will still be able to access all of the games they downloaded through the service, but once Sony pulls those systems out of the rotation, there'll certainly be less reason to stay subscribed.

Tech Google+ to Shut Down for Consumers on April 2, 2019
Author: 0 Google+ to Shut Down for Consumers on April 2, 2019

If you have Google + content that you would like to save, you must do so before April 2nd. Further, from February 4th, it will no longer accept new profiles and events. Google's social network , Google +, will start to disappear from next week, as the company prepares for the site's eventual closure in April. The entire process of the shutdown will be completed over the course of a few months as it will take some time to delete all the user data .

Tech Xbox One server status latest, sign in and 0x87dd0006 issues
Author: 0 Xbox One server status latest, sign in and 0x87dd0006 issues

Looks like the Xbox servers are back up and everything is back to normal. Not long after word began to spread about the issue, the Xbox Support team revealed in a tweet that it was "aware of reports of Xbox One console startup, title update and sign-in errors".

Tech New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe is now available on Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe is now available on Nintendo Switch

U Deluxe (Available on the Switch) and Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey (Available on the 3DS). U Deluxe will have a new colored Toad when the game launches later this month on Nintendo Switch . U Deluxe secret character back into the fray. U Deluxe seemingly throws out the blue half of this now iconic duo in favor of Nabbit and Toadette; the titles substitute for an easy mode.

Tech The Nintendo Switch closes in on N64's lifetime sales
Author: 0 The Nintendo Switch closes in on N64's lifetime sales

Today, Nintendo published its earnings for the third quarter, and alongside them, announced that Mario Kart Tour has instead been pushed to summer 2019. The current target now is a significantly more reasonable and, I wouldn't hesitate in saying a guaranteed 17 million units. It was the first time that Mario had been playable on another game platform.

Tech Samsung's next phones could be the first with 1TB of storage
Author: 0 Samsung's next phones could be the first with 1TB of storage

The high capacity flash storage uses the same physical space as the previously announced 512GB flash found in the high end version of the Galaxy Note 9 . Smartphone manufacturers are looking to find an edge in an increasingly crowded market, promising sleek devices with better cameras and more battery life.

Tech Android 9 Pie is finally arriving on Samsung devices
Author: 0 Android 9 Pie is finally arriving on Samsung devices

The Galaxy S10 5G, however, hasn't entered mass production yet, the report claims. That flips the previously-understood arrangement wherein those factories would produce the 5G variants, while facilities outside Korea would handle the 4G editions.

Tech Intel foldable phone patent shows how to make it usable
Author: 0 Intel foldable phone patent shows how to make it usable

Several manufacturers have already applied for a patent for such a type of devices, such as LG and Samsung , but also computer manufacturers such as IBM and Intel see possibilities here. The new report surfaced hints that Intel is working on a foldable smartphone . Handy when you want to discuss a presentation, or watch a video, but also, for example, to use the device as an alarm clock.

Tech Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro 6GB RAM variant expected in February
Author: 0 Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro 6GB RAM variant expected in February

As of now, details are slim regarding the specifications of the Redmi Note 7 Pro but rumours have suggested that it would arrive with a notched 6.4-inch display , a 4000mAh battery and possibly a Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SoC instead of an SD660 chipset.

Tech Apple’s next-gen, low-cost iPad may skip Face ID
Author: 0 Apple’s next-gen, low-cost iPad may skip Face ID

According to the forecast, Apple could release the iPad mini 5 early this year, while the entry-level iPad could follow this schedule as well. These include; multiple iPad and iPad Pro models , the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus , Apple Watch Series 2 and Series 4 , AirPods, and the 2018 MacBook Pro with Touch Bar .

Tech Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Piranha Plant joins the fray
Author: 0 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Piranha Plant joins the fray

Nintendo has not yet said when it will be available for purchase separately. The Dice Block, Golden Block, and River Survival Spirits were originally introduced and available during the Mario Series Spirit Board event . We adjusted the calculation for Global Smash Power. Some players have noted that playing as Piranha Plant in All-Star mode, Duck Hunt in Century Smash , or Mii Swordfighter in Century Smash , can cause the game to crash and corrupt your save data.

Tech Facebook Paid Teens to Access All Their Chats, Photos, Emails and Location
Author: 0 Facebook Paid Teens to Access All Their Chats, Photos, Emails and Location

Facebook has been criticized for operating a secretive market research project which paid teenage users in return for unfettered access to their personal data. "We don't share this information with others and people can stop participating at any time". "Key facts about this market research program are being ignored", a Facebook spokesman said in a statement.

Tech Xbox Games With Gold for February Revealed
Author: 0 Xbox Games With Gold for February Revealed

Among the titles are Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon , Super Bomberman R , Assassin's Creed: Rogue and Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy . February 1st will offer Assassin's Creed Rogue until February 15yh, while Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy will be free until the end of the month.

Tech Google's Gmail Gets New Material Design Overhaul, Updates Rolling Out Soon
Author: 0 Google's Gmail Gets New Material Design Overhaul, Updates Rolling Out Soon

Fresh from imposing its new Gmail design onto its users , Google is bringing an updated look to its G Suite mobile apps, starting with Gmail. Last year, Google's Gmail service saw a significant new material design overhaul, which made the service more appealing and the newly introduced smart machine learning reply algorithms were a bonus.

Tech EA Will Officially Stop Selling FIFA Points in Belgium
Author: 0 EA Will Officially Stop Selling FIFA Points in Belgium

It is this practice which has come under scrutiny in Belgium, with the country cracking down on the Federation Internationale de Football Association series and other games which function with similar features. Instead, in-game content can be unlocked through gameplay, "as has always been the case". Gamers in Belgium will get to keep any unspent Federation Internationale de Football Association points, but, as mentioned, they will no longer be available to buy more.

Tech New iPhone 11 Changes, Accidentally Leaked By Barclays
Author: 0 New iPhone 11 Changes, Accidentally Leaked By Barclays

Apple would have usually anticipated just 1-2 million replacements. "The much larger issue is the slowing of the (Chinese) economy, and then the trade tension that has further pressured it", Cook commented. [China is critical for Apple going forward and that's] why we expect more significant price cuts on XR over the coming months. But Batterygate likely led to many, many more Apple customers also becoming aware that if their phone was working fine in all other regards, they could swap ...

Tech Xiaomi Redmi Go With 8MP Rear Camera, 3000mAh Battery Officially Announced
Author: 0 Xiaomi Redmi Go With 8MP Rear Camera, 3000mAh Battery Officially Announced

This is the latest entry-level smartphone from the company. According to the site, Redmi Go will cost 80 euros, which is around Rs 6,500 on conversion. For imaging, the Redmi Go uses an 8MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture and a 5MP selfie camera with the same aperture. Connectivity options on the Redmi Note 7 include USB Type-C port, 3.5mm audio jack, 4G VoLTE, GPS, AGPS, GLONASS, Bluetooth v5, and Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac.

Tech Resident Evil 2 98 Classic Costumes Will Appear On February 15, 2019
Author: 0 Resident Evil 2 98 Classic Costumes Will Appear On February 15, 2019

In an interview with GameWatch , Hirabayashi was asked that since Resident Evil 2 (1998) and Resident Evil 3 (1999) were supplementary titles released a year apart from each other taking place in the same city using numerous same elements, if there was a possibility of using the similar elements they incorporated in Resident Evil 2 Remake for a possible remake of Resident Evil 3.

Tech Metro Exodus Removed From Steam; Now Exclusive to Epic Games Store
Author: 0 Metro Exodus Removed From Steam; Now Exclusive to Epic Games Store

The publisher assured players in the announcement that all pre-orders through Steam or other digital retailers will be honored when the game launches on February 15. By teaming up with Epic, Deep Silver will "be able to invest more into the future of Metro ". We think the decision to remove the game is unfair to Steam customers, especially after a long pre-sale period.

Tech Apple's Autonomous Car Program Takes A Hit
Author: 0 Apple's Autonomous Car Program Takes A Hit

It is not clear how many people were working on the project. The dismissals are seen, internally, as anticipated restructuring under the relatively new leadership of Project Titan , CNBC said. Once thought to be aimed at the development of an entire autonomous vehicle that the company would sell, it is now understood to be part of Apple's broader work on autonomous technology, which CEO Tim Cook has suggested includes self-driving cars, an area he has called "the mother" of all artificial ...

Tech Apple reportedly considering a game subscription service
Author: 0 Apple reportedly considering a game subscription service

It is unclear what type of games will feature, be it a subscription to access mobile titles on the existing app store or a premium game streaming service, but the report said that Apple has been privately exploring the idea with game developers since the second half of 2018.

Tech Disable FaceTime Now! Bug Lets Callers Snoop On You Without Permission
Author: 0 Disable FaceTime Now! Bug Lets Callers Snoop On You Without Permission

It is activated when calling someone via FaceTime . Later on Monday, Apple's system status page indicated that group FaceTime is temporarily unavailable , indicating that Apple disabled the flaw remotely. While the call is dialing, swipe up from the bottom of the screen, tap "Add Person", and add your own phone number. Apple told BuzzFeed News that is "aware of this issue and we have identified a fix that will be released in a software update later this week".

Tech Why Facebook wants its three messaging apps to be friends
Author: 0 Why Facebook wants its three messaging apps to be friends

It will also raises questions over data privacy if information is being shared between the services. According to the New York Times , the three platforms will remain stand-alone applications, with their integration being at a technical and infrastructural level.

Author: 0 I can’t wait for the Netflix of mobile games

There are still many questions about how an Apple subscription service for games will work - both for game developers and players. "While it's unclear what kinds of games would be included, a subscription service for App Store games could provide a boost to Apple's recurring revenue at a time when iPhone sales are slowing and gaming and esports are booming".

Tech IPhone FaceTime bug lets you listen in on someone before they answer
Author: 0 IPhone FaceTime bug lets you listen in on someone before they answer

When you make FaceTime call , you can hear to someone's microphone before they even pick up. If you see a FaceTime request on your phone, someone could be listening to you. Natalie Silvanovich, a Google Project Zero security researcher who has discovered numerous FaceTime issues in the past, has a theory as to how this could be happening.

Tech Apple Reportedly Building a 'Netflix for Games' Service
Author: 0 Apple Reportedly Building a 'Netflix for Games' Service

Apple has been emphasizing subscriptions as one of its new growth engines . With new games added every month, you'll always have something new to play. Mobile gaming is expected to become a $100 billion industry by 2021, according to the gaming and esports intelligence firm Newzoo. Companies ranging from Amazon to Verizon, Microsoft, Google and Sony have all either signaled an interest in trying this same thing or already have such services of their own.

Tech Samsung's millennial-centric Galaxy M10 and M20 debut in India
Author: 0 Samsung's millennial-centric Galaxy M10 and M20 debut in India

Again launching in two models, the M10 will cost INR 8,990 ($126) for 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage, or INR 7,990 ($112) for 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage. The Galaxy M10 will be the most affordable smartphone from Samsung with a dual camera setup. The Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20 both have Infinity-V Display panels as well as dual rear camera setups.