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Tech Razer cuts workforce; Razer Phone 3 still happening?
Author: 0 Razer cuts workforce; Razer Phone 3 still happening?

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
Author: 0 Fortnite offering next monthly Battle Pass for free

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
Author: 0 Fortnite makers sue organisers of Norwich event

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
Author: 0 Microsoft’s ‘New Office App’ Starts Landing On Windows 10 PCs

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
Author: 0 Facebook's Constant Tracking on Android Can Now Be Limited

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
Author: 0 Mercedes-Benz SLC Final Edition revealed

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
Author: 0 Google May Announce Console and Games at GDC 2019

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
Author: 0 Big discounts and offers for Asus smartphones — Flipkart Mobile Bonanza

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.

Tech Facebook Now Gives You More Granular Control Over Location Tracking on Android
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.

Tech Samsung Galaxy S10 might be accompanied by the
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S10 might be accompanied by the "first" folding display smartphone

We're expecting 4GB of onboard memory for music and data storage, NFC, and a heart rate monitor as well. " S10 has a 3,100mAh battery, while the S10 Plus offers a larger 4,100mAh battery, a said the report". As reported previously, the upcoming handset will be called Samsung Galaxy M30 , and we already have the alleged pricing and launch details of the same.

Tech Lei Jun reveals Mi 9 screen-to-body ratio and front renders
Author: 0 Lei Jun reveals Mi 9 screen-to-body ratio and front renders

Furthermore, the top-tier Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 will power Mi 9 . Additionally, the company has also revealed that the triple rear camera module is protected by a layer of sapphire glass that is claimed to be extremely durable and resistant to scratches.

Tech Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e Release Date, Price & Spec
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e Release Date, Price & Spec

So April at the earliest. That OLED display really is much of the reason to consider it - it's absolutely stunning and makes this the best mobile movie and TV binge-watching platform you can probably buy ( the Tab S4 was Netflix HDR certified, and my guess is so is the Tab S5e).

Tech You will be able to reject Whatsapp group invites
Author: 0 You will be able to reject Whatsapp group invites

WhatsApp is now working on a group feature that will give the user more control over who can add them to an existing or a newly formed group. However, you would get an invite, if someone else from the group who is not the admin tries adding you to a group.

Tech Apex Legends update adds Valentine’s Day skins, bug fixes
Author: 0 Apex Legends update adds Valentine’s Day skins, bug fixes

Find out on Nerdist News Edition! "Our goal is to build this game with you, our community, so keep giving us your feedback because we really are listening", wrote Respawn CEO Vince Zampella in a blog post . They will be live and available in the store starting February 13 until February 19 and then they're gone! Various improvements and tweaks to UI. "Sorry for the issue and working to get you folks back in the game".

Tech LG's First 5G Phone Has Leaked
Author: 0 LG's First 5G Phone Has Leaked

The leaked render here seems to show a triple-lens rear camera and a notch and a dual-lens camera around the front. LG has confirmed that the device will release in the first half of this year, but it's unclear exactly how soon. Attempts to position ThinQ-branded devices as making greater use of artificial intelligence for features like the camera have also failed to engage buyers.

Tech Xiaomi Mi 9 will pack Snapdragon 855 chip (surprise!) and 48MP camera
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi 9 will pack Snapdragon 855 chip (surprise!) and 48MP camera

With the arrival of the Mi 9, Xiaomi's first flagship smartphone for 2018, Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S (6GB+128GB version) has hit its all-time low to sell for 2399 yuan ($354) on China Mobile's official website. Xiaomi To Launch Redmi Note 7 in India on February 28; To Feature 48MP Camera & Snapdragon 660 SoC . Furthermore, the executives from the company have claimed that the handset will not just be powerful in terms of the performance but it is also said to be the best-looking smartphone from the ...

Tech Sony Xperia L3 renders surface online with 3GB RAM and more
Author: 0 Sony Xperia L3 renders surface online with 3GB RAM and more

The latter figure is particularly small, as the phone is seemingly offering a 5.9-inch 21:9 display. Sony has been guilty of playing it "safe" with its smartphones, as the OEM ended up re-using designs over several generations, without making any major changes.

Tech Apple buys the voice tech startup behind Hello Barbie
Author: 0 Apple buys the voice tech startup behind Hello Barbie

PullString develops voice-enabled apps that run on the Alexa and Google Home Assistant platforms. Essentially, it helps create technologies for Alexa apps. The company reportedly agreed to buy PullString, a startup that develops voice recognition apps, according to a report by Axios on Friday. SiriKit is notoriously complex and feature-lacking.