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Tech How To Watch Apple's March 25 Event
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The TV service is expected to launch globally, an ambitious move to rival services from Netflix Inc and Amazon.com Inc's Prime Video. But the Silicon Valley company has a history of making quick progress when coming from behind: It launched its Apple Music streaming service years after rival Spotify Technology SA but has garnered 50 million listeners, almost half of Spotify's 96 million premium subscribers.

Tech Apple Could Reportedly Discuss Its Rumoured 'Netflix For Gaming' At Monday Event
Author: 0 Apple Could Reportedly Discuss Its Rumoured 'Netflix For Gaming' At Monday Event

Here is a preview of the Apple event. Apple's 2016 March event saw the arrival of iPhone SE. Unlike the iPhone in 2007, which broke new ground, Apple's video service faces stiff competition from well-established players. The gaming service, reported by Cheddar in January, will reportedly focus on bundling games for its iPhones and iPads and will essentially function as a " Netflix for gaming".

Tech Epic Games CEO Says Apex Legends Has Helped Fortnite
Author: 0 Epic Games CEO Says Apex Legends Has Helped Fortnite

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney thinks that mobile games are becoming competitive with console games, and companies throughout the industry are not taking advantage of the potential of handsets. Epic also announced that Fortnite reached another milestone in having 10.8 million concurrent players at once, up from 10.7 million. That game is Federation Internationale de Football Association, another series with mass-market appeal that's popular in many different parts of the world.

Tech State of Play - New PlayStation Show With Announcements & More Launches On Monday
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The new State of Play live stream video program will be where the platform will begin to make major announcements about everything new in the world of Playstation . Sony skipped out on the PlayStation Experience for the end of 2018 and will also be missing E3 2019 , marking the first time PlayStation hasn't had a presence at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in the event's history.

Tech Apple iPad mini hands-on (2019): A love letter to old fans
Author: 0 Apple iPad mini hands-on (2019): A love letter to old fans

A12X) and display - that is to say, it doesn't feature a ProMotion 120 Hz refresh rate. That exquisitely svelte design (thinner even than the 0.3-inch-thick iPhone XS) belies some astonishing power. The iPad mini pricing starts at Rs. 34,900 for the Wi-Fi only model and at Rs. 45,900 for the Wi-Fi + Cellular model. "Apple wants to get the iPad out of the way so it can hold its first event truly focused on streaming", Lauren Guenveur, senior research analyst at IDC told CNN Business.

Tech Mysterious battery drain pinpointed to huge hidden video ad scheme
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Per Protected Media , most of the banner ads bought for this scheme used Twitter's MoPub ad platform. According to BuzzFeed , it's not app developers to blame - they were surprised to find an influx of complaints about why their apps are draining users' batteries and eating up more than their fair share of data .

Tech VR Viewer Toy-Con
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Totaling out to 10 different experiences and games, Nintendo Labo VR will offer plenty for players to do. To start of positive, Nintendo showed off an underwater setting, and since there is no light and camera tracking, you can move anywhere you want and still not lose effectiveness or quality- that's pretty neat.

Author: 0 Persona 5 The Royal Revealed as Persona 5 R True Title

So, Persona 5 R has gotten a new trailer and a new subtitle ( The Royal ), but the PlayStation 4 is still the only console attached to the project. Persona 5: The Royal has been labeled an RPG (which most likely mean that it's an extended cut similar to Persona 4: Golden , which shouldn't surprise anyone), and the only platform announced so far is PS4.

Tech Amazon To Push Video Ads Triggered By Search Queries 03/22/2019
Author: 0 Amazon To Push Video Ads Triggered By Search Queries 03/22/2019

Amazon has grown fast in digital advertising market as a challenging competitor after capturing 50% of online sales in the United States. Video ad spots are similar to television commercials and can deepen the power of promotion. Amazon began adding more product-related video content to the site two years ago to prevent shoppers from defecting to YouTube and Instagram to watch video demonstrations and testimonials from influencers not found on Amazon.

Tech Comcast Launches Xfinity Flex, a Low-Priced Streaming Service
Author: 0 Comcast Launches Xfinity Flex, a Low-Priced Streaming Service

Like the rest of the cable industry, Comcast has focused its future around its internet business, as the consumer trend of "cord cutting" services has shown few signs of abating. When you sign-up, you get a 4K HDR-ready streaming box and Xfinity voice-remote, access to "more than 10,000" free movies and shows, and an integrated guide.

Tech AT&T's Fake '5G E' Network Slower Than Verizon, T-Mobile LTE
Author: 0 AT&T's Fake '5G E' Network Slower Than Verizon, T-Mobile LTE

To make matters worse, the enhancements of 4G LTE aren't exclusive to AT&T - other carriers also use these enhancements, although none of them use the 5G E moniker. That's actually slower than the speeds of 5GE-capable phones on Verizon and T-Mobile, which had respective download averages of 29.9 Mbps and 29.4 Mbps, respectively, according to OpenSignal .

Tech NetherRealm Provide More Details For Upcoming Mortal Kombat 11 Closed Beta
Author: 0 NetherRealm Provide More Details For Upcoming Mortal Kombat 11 Closed Beta

NetherRealm didn't reveal any gameplay for the new fighter during the panel and merely showed that Shang Tsung will be a part of the game, so that gameplay trailer will likely be showed off at a later date. Shang Tsung will be Mortal Kombat 11's first DLC character for the game. Mortal Kombat 11 continues to look great every time we see it and hopefully it will be just as good once it arrives.

Tech Steam is getting a fresh new look for 2019
Author: 0 Steam is getting a fresh new look for 2019

Valve presented an example page that displays a user's most recently played games at the top of the homepage. The Steam library home page will have a carousel dedicated to game updates and events, to keep players clued in about what's going on in their games.

Tech Sony Revealing New PS4 Games In State Of Play Livestream On Monday
Author: 0 Sony Revealing New PS4 Games In State Of Play Livestream On Monday

Sony says that the first State of Play - there are going to be more of them in the future - will cover upcoming games for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation VR. The company announced it via the PlayStation Blog this morning. This is going to drive non-US viewers insane, but we guarantee MLB The Show 19 will get top billing during the inaugural episode of State of Play.

Tech 'Digital hygiene' urged after Facebook admits storing passwords in plain text
Author: 0 'Digital hygiene' urged after Facebook admits storing passwords in plain text

This is at odds with what the insiders said, but it's possible Facebook is interpreting "improperly accessing the data" in a different way than the insiders that revealed the information to the press. Influential tech bible Wired advises all Facebook users to change their passwords today. They have also built applications that logged plain text users' password data.

Tech Reasons to Wait for the Galaxy S10 5G & 3 Reasons Not To
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Then in early 2019, supposedly leaked images revealed the new phone does indeed have support for cryptocurrencies . If you're wondering which carriers will offer the device, here's the list: Deutsche Telekom, EE; Orange, Sunrise, Swisscom, TIM, Telefonica, and Vodafone.

Tech Walmart Reportedly Looking Into Entering The...Game Streaming Market
Author: 0 Walmart Reportedly Looking Into Entering The...Game Streaming Market

Game streaming is a new race to see which company offers the first hit product that catches on with the masses. Another theory to consider is the retail chain's constant jockeying for market presence against Amazon, who, also is exploring the world of streaming gaming services.

Tech Best Buy: Apple AirPods $199.99 (regularly $219.99)
Author: 0 Best Buy: Apple AirPods $199.99 (regularly $219.99)

The new AirPods case also supports Lightning port for charging. In the first AirPods, Siri can be activated by tapping on the AirPods. For comparison , first-generation Apple AirPods are now regular price at The Source and Walmart .

Tech Facebook Messenger Updated With New Threaded Message Replies
Author: 0 Facebook Messenger Updated With New Threaded Message Replies

It's unclear whether Facebook plans to introduce this message reply feature on WhatsApp and Instagram, as well. In order to quote a specific message, long tap on it and you'll see a new Reply button to the right of the reaction emojis. We weren't able to see the feature on an Android smartphone, even after updating to the latest version of Facebook Messenger through the Google Play Store, indicating that the roll-out could be gradual.

Tech Huawei P30 Pro price and release date leak, and official renders posted
Author: 0 Huawei P30 Pro price and release date leak, and official renders posted

Over the past month, there have been numerous leaks about the phone including details about the quad-rear cameras on the P30 Pro as well as a photo of the phone in a reddish orange color called Sunset . The device is powered by Kirin 980 processor paired with 8GB RAM and 128GB/512GB internal storage. Again, those are the same as the Mate 20 Pro, so no surprises there.

Tech Finland to investigate Nokia-branded phones after data breach report
Author: 0 Finland to investigate Nokia-branded phones after data breach report

Henrik Austad, a Nokia 7 owner was monitoring traffic from his phone. The HTTP POST requests from the devices included IMEI numbers, SIM numbers, and MAC identifiers, which can be potentially used to identify and track the cellphones. Whenever data is secretly being sent to a server in China, conspiracy theories arise. Despite HMD's claims to the contrary, Ombudsman Reijo Aarnio will still be investigating to assess whether any personal information was disclosed in the breach.

Tech Porsche Cayenne Coupe: Jumping on the fastback SUV bandwagon
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However, pressure from markets - led by China, the world's largest auto market and largest EV market, is leading Porsche to evaluate launching more EV models, including the next-gen Cayenne. The company presumably hopes the rounded silhouette will help reinvigorate Cayenne sales, which slid by 2,500 units in the USA previous year as the Macan extended its lead as the brand's most popular model by a two-to-one margin.

Tech Is Heavy Rain Getting a PC Release on the Epic Games Store?
Author: 0 Is Heavy Rain Getting a PC Release on the Epic Games Store?

Epic launched the Store in December 2018, offering developers an 88 percent cut of earnings rather than the 70 percent Steam offers. Announced during Epic's State of Unreal GDC 2019 presentation, Epic announced that Metro Exodus' sold 2.5 times that of Last Light.

Tech Nightdive's System Shock remake resurfaces with a 20-minute video
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A sequel to both System Shock and 1999's System Shock 2 , this new project from OtherSide is not to be confused with Nightdive Studio's crowdfunded reboot of the original game . In the video, you can see several types of enemies and artificial intelligence SHODAN, which appeared as the main enemy in the previous parts. And that was the last we heard of the series, though Deus Ex and BioShock are in many ways considered spiritual successors of System Shock .

Tech Microsoft's disc-less Xbox One S gets name and launch date
Author: 0 Microsoft's disc-less Xbox One S gets name and launch date

The console's packaging looks quite standard. Microsoft appears positioned to launch its first disc-less console in the near future, and it's reported to be named the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition. It will also look exactly like the current Xbox One S, sans disc drive and eject button, so don't go expecting a complete redesign. Finally, the documents the site obtained suggest that the Xbox One S All-Digital will arrive on May 7th, 2019.

Tech Mobile Home Internet Pilot Opens
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It also claimed that its unlimited fixed wireless service could save customers up to $13.65 billion a year on home broadband by 2024. T-Mobile is doing everything in its power to ensure that its merger with Sprint passes muster with the US government.

Tech Castle Crashers Remastered hits Switch and PS4 this summer
Author: 0 Castle Crashers Remastered hits Switch and PS4 this summer

All previous DLC, like new characters and weapons, will also be available in-game. Performance improvement alongside multiplayer and cross-platform play. Plus, they said that the desire to bring Castle Crashers to a Nintendo platform has been tried for awhile and the Switch in particular just seemed like the best opportunity to do so.

Tech Cuphead is coming to Nintendo Switch next month
Author: 0 Cuphead is coming to Nintendo Switch next month

Studio MDHR has announced that Cuphead will be making the jump to Nintendo Switch next month, with the developer now "working closely with the lovely team at Microsoft to investigate bringing Xbox Live features to the Nintendo Switch version" of the game.