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Tech LG launches the G8S ThinQ, a more affordable version of its flagship
Author: 0 LG launches the G8S ThinQ, a more affordable version of its flagship

The design of the LG G8S is also very similar to the standard G8 . The phone is IP68 certified , has Dolby Vision, Time of Flight Z camera and Hand ID gesturing. The other major difference is in the display, with the LG G8S ThinQ offering a 2,248 x 1080 OLED screen (compared to the G8's 3,120 x 1,440 display).

Tech Samsung Galaxy Fold is now under mass testing ahead of launch
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Fold is now under mass testing ahead of launch

The foldable device that was supposed to disrupt the market and tilt matters in Samsung's favour has been running into one trouble after another. Stephanie Choi, Samsung's global marketing head for the mobile division, says mistakes like this happen when you're pushing for innovations.

Tech Shenmue III Developers Decides To Honour Refund Requests
Author: 0 Shenmue III Developers Decides To Honour Refund Requests

For now, backers of Shenmue 3 will have the option of receiving the game on PC as an Epic Games Store Key or physical disk and on PlayStation 4 as voucher code or physical disk. This time it's Shenmue III , whose creators said today that any Kickstarter backers displeased with the state of things will be able to get a refund .

Tech What's New in iOS 13 and iPadOS Developer Beta 3
Author: 0 What's New in iOS 13 and iPadOS Developer Beta 3

You see, when most people video call , they usually look at the other person on the screen rather than at the front camera. 9to5Mac did some digging into the code of iOS 13 beta 3. It sounds complex, but you can look at it as just a Snapchat filter (only a much more meaningful implementation of the technology). A new iOS 13 beta release revealed what could be the option to transfer data between devices via a cable.

Tech Google Pixel’s ‘Ok Google’ detection fixed with July security patch
Author: 0 Google Pixel’s ‘Ok Google’ detection fixed with July security patch

There is also one major change catering to certain Pixel models. Essential, meanwhile, has also begun pushing out the new July patch over-the-air for Essential Phone users. The July security patch dated 2019-07-01 resolves 12 issues . All Pixel phones get improved Unicode Japanese language support, along with the Pixel 3 and 3a phones getting improvements for the Titan M chip.

Tech Huawei Mate 30 with Quad camera surface in leaked renders
Author: 0 Huawei Mate 30 with Quad camera surface in leaked renders

The Huawei Mate 20 X 5G was the companies second 5G smartphone and Mate 30 5G should be it's third. Now, during a 5G conference in Russia, China-based Huawei confirmed that the Mate 30 5G smartphone will be launched in December this year.

Tech Proof that 2019 Apple iPhone will feature huge camera hump
Author: 0 Proof that 2019 Apple iPhone will feature huge camera hump

The new iPhones are likely to be officially launched in September. However, it's not clear if Ive had any input for the latest iteration in the iPhone series. Apparently, going without the Face ID will allow Apple to save hundreds of yuan on the iPhone. Face ID uses an advanced array of cameras to recognise a person's face and unlock the device.

Tech PlayStation Plus July 2019 Games Changed, Detroit: Become Human Enters the Mix
Author: 0 PlayStation Plus July 2019 Games Changed, Detroit: Become Human Enters the Mix

Become Human Digital Deluxe Edition, you are also getting Heavy Rain . Both of these games pushed the idea of interactive story telling when they first came out, although have been pretty divisive with fans and critics alike. Indeed, this announcement indicated that the PS Plus July 2019 free games would be Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 and Horizon Chase Turbo . For some reason or another, though, I never actually got around to it.

Tech 'Fortnite' Hit Players With Water Balloon 14 Days of Summer Challenge Guide
Author: 0 'Fortnite' Hit Players With Water Balloon 14 Days of Summer Challenge Guide

Today's new Fortnite 14 Days of Summer Challenge isn't as challenging searching for unicorn floaties at swimming holes , but it will still be entertaining. The next challenge players have to do is to " Hit a Player with a Water Balloon ". If you do manage to complete all 14 challenges before the event ends, you'll unlock a special smoothie back bling for your troubles.

Author: 0 OnePlus accidentally sent some users a creepy yet hilarious push notification

The company tweeted about the mix-up after OnePlus phone owners started posting pictures of the unusual notifications, concerned there was a security issue. It later shared a slightly more detailed explanation , where it reassured users that none of their personal data was affected and that nothing was hacked .

Tech Sony Is Considering Studio Acquisitions Ahead of PS5
Author: 0 Sony Is Considering Studio Acquisitions Ahead of PS5

Jim Ryan , President of Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) has told Nikkei .com that the company is considering the buying another developer to add to Sony's first party studios. With Stadia attempting to make traditional consoles obsolete, it stands within reason that a stronger first-party portfolio is on Sony's mind, regardless if Stadia can actually fulfill its promises and not be dead on arrival.

Tech Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super vs RTX 2070
Author: 0 Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super vs RTX 2070

In the embargoed briefing, Nvidia explained that there weren't any architectural changes with the Super cards, but more a matter of adopting learnings from the RTX rollout. When the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 launched in October 2018, it cost $499 (about £380, AU$690), while an Nvidia-made Founders Edition cost $599 (£569, AU$899).

Tech Samsung Galaxy Note10 Unpacked event scheduled for August 7
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note10 Unpacked event scheduled for August 7

Rumors have been swirling for months that Samsung could release as many as four different versions of the Note 10, with more recent reports suggesting there will be at least two: a Note 10 and " Note10 Pro". Perhaps the highlight of Galaxy Note device has been the S Pen, which slides into the lower right-hand corner. Both variants, however, will reportedly ditch the headphone jack, the first time Samsung will be adopting the controversial industry trend.

Tech 'Fortnite' (ALL) Launches 14 Days of Summer Event
Author: 0 'Fortnite' (ALL) Launches 14 Days of Summer Event

The first challenge to be released out of the gate fits into both of these camps, with Epic Games telling you to dance at different beach parties . Running June 24 to July 8, the annual mid-year programme of Fortnite events contains a daily rotation of Limited Time Modes, vaulted weapons, challenges, and rewards.

Tech Microsoft announces Windows 10 19H2 Insider Preview Build
Author: 0 Microsoft announces Windows 10 19H2 Insider Preview Build

While fans will be disappointed to see 19H2 will indeed "be a scoped set of features for select performance improvements" rather than the whizz-bangery they might have hoped for, commercial and enterprise customers will be breathing a sigh of relief.

Tech CD Projekt Red Working on Two More Cyberpunk Games
Author: 0 CD Projekt Red Working on Two More Cyberpunk Games

Lifepaths are another of Cyberpunk 2077's systems translated from the tabletop Cyberpunk 2020 and 2013 campaigns . In fact, there are a total of three now being developed; one of them is said to be multiplayer , while the other will become CDPR's next big AAA project.

Tech Samsung chief executive takes blame for failed Galaxy Fold launch
Author: 0 Samsung chief executive takes blame for failed Galaxy Fold launch

This is the same venue where Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 9 in 2018. But Samsung is already planning to debut another new phone, the Galaxy Note 10 , which we expect will have a smoother rollout. There are also rumours of a triple-camera setup at the back similar to the Galaxy S10 Plus. When pressed further by those present, Koh only said that the Galaxy Fold will be released "in due course", imploring everybody to "Give us a bit more time".

Tech Android Messages App May Soon Get Instagram, Snapchat Like AR Effects
Author: 0 Android Messages App May Soon Get Instagram, Snapchat Like AR Effects

In the last couple of months, we have experienced a positive transformation of the app-bringing it nearly at per with iMessage; though a couple of things still need to be done. Google has always turned out to be all-rounder be it tech or features in its products. It's not the most interactive thing you'll ever see, but it's compatible with all devices.

Tech Dow Jones jumps 150 points after US-China trade truce
Author: 0 Dow Jones jumps 150 points after US-China trade truce

The US has agreed to hold off on any further tariff escalation so long as China reciprocates by reopening the door to US agricultural produce. The race for dominance in high technology is perhaps the thorniest matter in the two sides' dispute and shows the high stakes they are playing for.

Tech Remedy Entertainment reacquires publishing rights to Alan Wake
Author: 0 Remedy Entertainment reacquires publishing rights to Alan Wake

After all, with the original game ending on a rather big cliffhanger, fans have been waiting for a sequel for years. Over 4.5 million games have been sold in the franchise to date and this could be set to increase dramatically as the publishing rights revert to Remedy.

Tech Google’s new Fast Share might be the future of Android file sharing
Author: 0 Google’s new Fast Share might be the future of Android file sharing

From the report, it appears Google intends for Fast Share to function a lot like AirDrop in iOS and macOS. Android Beam , which uses NFC connections to send information between Android smartphones, will be dropped from Android Q , but Google is already preparing its replacement in a feature named Fast Share .

Tech Google Maps Will Predict if if Your Train or Bus Is Crowded
Author: 0 Google Maps Will Predict if if Your Train or Bus Is Crowded

Going forward, when you board an Uber or Ola from point A to point B, anywhere in India, keep Google Maps on. Google's new safety feature on their Maps application is a step up to make the country a safer place. The new features are rolling out on Google Maps in almost 200 cities worldwide on both Android and iOS. As with real time traffic updates, Google is also likely crowd-sourcing this data from the myriad Android devices that are sharing their location with Google servers.

Tech Games won't be cheaper on Google Stadia
Author: 0 Games won't be cheaper on Google Stadia

This has led some to some concern that Stadia users may lose access to their games if they're pulled from the service for whatever reason. "Now, there may be - as we've seen in the past - there may be times where a developer or publisher no longer has the rights to sell to new players", Harrison said.

Tech Google now lets you auto-delete location data
Author: 0 Google now lets you auto-delete location data

But you can still choose to delete it manually which is the default setting of anyone who turned on location history. Now we're finally getting the official roll out so you can finally have an auto delete of the data every few months or so instead of manually deleting things whenever you do not forget to or just choosing not to turn on the data collection at all.

Tech Apple buys self-driving startup Drive.ai to bolster Project Titan
Author: 0 Apple buys self-driving startup Drive.ai to bolster Project Titan

Apple purchased Drive.ai for $77 million in venture funding , CNBC reported . According to Axios' sources, " Apple purchased the company's assets, including its autonomous cars, but both Axios and the San Francisco Chronicle suggest that Apple chose to hire engineers away from Drive.ai directly".

Tech Twitch Prime Day: Get Free Apex Legends, EA Sports Content And More
Author: 0 Twitch Prime Day: Get Free Apex Legends, EA Sports Content And More

Prime Day will include more than one million deals worldwide across hot categories like Amazon devices, TVs, smart home , kitchen, grocery, toys, fashion and furniture, reserved exclusively for Prime members. You can also check if the account has been linked successfully by going to Twitch.tv - Settings - Connections . As with other gaming subscriptions such as PS Plus or Xbox Live Gold, Twitch Prime also gives away free monthly PC games to subscribers, as an added bonus.

Tech Apple Moves Mac Pro Production to China From US
Author: 0 Apple Moves Mac Pro Production to China From US

The previous "trash can" Mac Pro was made at an Apple facility in Austin, Texas where the company also has a software engineering hub. The new Mac Pro will also feature components that were made in the US and will continue to be designed primarily in the country.