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Tech Black Shark 2 Pro powered by Snapdragon 855+ visits Geekbench
Author: 0 Black Shark 2 Pro powered by Snapdragon 855+ visits Geekbench

Since the non-Pro Black Shark 2 launched this year with Snapdragon 855, it is most likely that the Black Shark 2 Pro has the Snapdragon 855 Plus SOC. Are you excited about this gaming smartphone's launch? It can reach clock speeds of up to 2.96GHz, whereas the SD855 can reach a peak of up to 2.84GHz.

Tech Huawei EMUI 9.1 Update Roadmap announced in India
Author: 0 Huawei EMUI 9.1 Update Roadmap announced in India

The second phase of the Huawei EMUI 9 .1 Update Roadmap, will begin next week on 24th July, will see four phones updated to EMUI 9 .1. Finally, the Huawei P30 Lite and Huawei P20 Pro are slated to receive the update in the last phase.

Tech Throwback: HMD puts Android on a Nokia feature phone
Author: 0 Throwback: HMD puts Android on a Nokia feature phone

The image shows a feature phone running some skin of Android where the software itself bears a striking resemblance to Kai OS, which has been powering Nokia's feature phones lately . We also see a camera icon, as well as Chrome browser and the YouTube app, and there are also a couple of more screenshots at the source link below.

Tech Instagram warns users when they are close to being banned
Author: 0 Instagram warns users when they are close to being banned

Instagram also expanded the accounts that can be deleted, saying in the blog post that under its existing policy it will delete accounts that have a predetermined percentage of violating content but now it will also remove accounts that have a certain percentage of violations within a time frame.

Tech Huawei's Hongmeng OS is Not an Android Alternative, Says VP
Author: 0 Huawei's Hongmeng OS is Not an Android Alternative, Says VP

Now, Catherine Chen, Senior Vice President and a Board Member of Huawei said that the upcoming HongMeng OS is not for smartphones and the company is planning to continue using Google's Android operating system on its smartphones. Chen made a statement that the Hongmeng OS is actually not meant for smartphones but instead it is meant for industrial use. At that time, it was also suggested - based on the information obtained from United Nations World Intellectual Property ...

Tech Season 8 is here; list of all new features
Author: 0 Season 8 is here; list of all new features

Lastly, Tencent Games has fixed some bugs with the 0.13.5 update. The new weapon will be available in Erangel and Vikendi maps . The gun doesn't support magazine upgrades, but it can support scopes up to 6x, muzzle attachments. The Season 4 pass will also offer new missions and rewards and a new co-op mission section will be rolled out, where you can team up with friends to complete missions.

Tech Xiaomi Mi A3 To Launch In Malaysia On 31 July
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi A3 To Launch In Malaysia On 31 July

The Mi A3 is lacking when it comes to the variants offered. Mi A3 also features an improved in-screen fingerprint sensor with a 15% increased fingerprint detection area for more secure user experience. All of the three editions have been part of the Android One program, which has been around for a while now. Also, MIUI Mi CC9E version was released to the Chinese public last month.

Tech Overwatch Confirms Role Queue, Reveals When It’s Coming to the Game
Author: 0 Overwatch Confirms Role Queue, Reveals When It’s Coming to the Game

Adding specific role matchmaking also means that player's matchmaking rating (MMR) will be calculated on a per-role, which should lead to fairer games. For Competitive, players will receive a separate skill rating for each role, and will require five placement matches be played per role to rank at the start of the season.

Tech SDCC 2019: New Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 DLC Characters Announced
Author: 0 SDCC 2019: New Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 DLC Characters Announced

The Switch exclusive title is ideal for co-op gameplay and, just like in previous franchise installments, players can unlock alternate costumes to make their main heroes look even cooler. Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 releases tomorrow but we've already learned some new details about its additional content. Players can team up with friends* to prevent galactic devastation at the hands of the mad cosmic tyrant Thanos and his ruthless warmasters, The Black Order.

Tech Instagram now warns you if you're in danger of being banned
Author: 0 Instagram now warns you if you're in danger of being banned

In a blog post , the image-sharing social media network said it worked with Facebook to create policies that ensure Instagram is a "supportive place for everyone" including a new notification to alert people their account is at risk of being deleted.

Tech QUIZ: How well do you remember the original Lion King?
Author: 0 QUIZ: How well do you remember the original Lion King?

Case in point , Disney's barrage of live action remakes of its classics is upon us yet again. That's not only ahead of the pace of Aladdin , which pulled in $7 million in previews and went on to gross $91.5 million over the three-day weekend, but also higher than Beauty and the Beast ($16 million) and Incredibles 2 ($18 million), which debuted at $174 million and $182 million, respectively.

Author: 0 Huawei exec says Hongmeng OS isn’t created to replace Android

Its lightness and low-latency made it ideal for those purposes. In June, The Financial Times cited unnamed sources as saying that Google is concerned it would not be allowed to update its Android operating system on Huawei's smartphones, which it argues would prompt the Chinese company to develop its own version of the software.

Tech Microsoft shares hit record highs, powered by growing cloud sales
Author: 0 Microsoft shares hit record highs, powered by growing cloud sales

Azure surged 64 percent year over year, Microsoft disclosed. Microsoft in June gave the world a first glimpse of a powerful next-generation Xbox that it aims to release late next year. The company noted that its Intelligent Cloud segment, revenue grew 19% but we still don't have a direct comparison for Azure to AWS; Microsoft continues to hide its raw cloud revenue under various umbrellas.

Tech Stadia Controllers Won't Support Bluetooth Headsets At Launch
Author: 0 Stadia Controllers Won't Support Bluetooth Headsets At Launch

Google confirmed that Google Stadia has its big launch in November, and it will have an achievements system like other platforms. Of course, we will have something similar to other platforms. Unfortunately, there will be no free games offered on the free tier, although that hopefully doesn't include completely free-to-play games like Fornite.

Tech Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL Specs Leaked, Could Run Snapdragon 855 Plus
Author: 0 Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL Specs Leaked, Could Run Snapdragon 855 Plus

Google is expected to launch the next generation Pixel smartphones in October and now the specifications of the Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL have appeared online. We're crossing our fingers the Pixel 4 phones will do better. According to the leak, reported by BGR , the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will come with improved displays, with the Pixel 4 featuring a 2280×1080 display, while the Pixel 4 XL will come with a 3040×1440 display.

Tech Six more games coming to Game Pass in July, including MGS V
Author: 0 Six more games coming to Game Pass in July, including MGS V

A corrupt detective plans to pin a series of murders on you unless you can aid the investigation. Following the launch of Xbox Game Pass for PC (also included for free in the new Xbox Game Pass Ultimate tier), Microsoft now has two separate catalags for Xbox Game Pass for PC and console, but both of them receive new games every month.

Tech Here's the victor of the Super Mario Maker 2 hamper!
Author: 0 Here's the victor of the Super Mario Maker 2 hamper!

Attendees can also purchase a San Diego Comic-Con exclusive item: a Metal Mario die-cast auto and glider. Before the plane took off, passengers noticed something a bit weird: all the airline attendants were wearing Luigi hardhats from Mario Maker 2 .

Tech Google purges multiple stalkerware apps from the Android Play Store
Author: 0 Google purges multiple stalkerware apps from the Android Play Store

These apps were acceped by Google back into the Play Store , but Buzzfeed and Lookout found that at least 58 of the updated apps contained old and new code that helped them continue the same malicious ad activity. The snoop can download the apps from the Google Play Store and install them on the target device. No icon appeared to alert the person being stalked that an app had secretly been loaded on his or her phone .

Tech New Tactical Shotgun, Bolt-Action Sniper, and Combat Shotgun Nerf
Author: 0 New Tactical Shotgun, Bolt-Action Sniper, and Combat Shotgun Nerf

Fortnite v9.40 is here, and it came along with several changes to the game. It is fairly easy to find and will be available through floor and chest loot, vending machines, and supply drops. The Fortnite starter pack is one of the most economical and cost-effective ways to get cosmetics in the Battle Royale . " Fortnite " v9.40 adds back the Kevin's Floating Island that players should now be able to use in the Creative mode.

Tech Tetris Effect Comes to PC Next Week
Author: 0 Tetris Effect Comes to PC Next Week

Fully playable on either a standard display-with unlocked resolution and uncapped framerate (with Vsync disabled)-or optionally in mind-blowing 3D on Oculus Rift and HTC Vive . The period of exclusivity for PlayStation 4 of Tetris Effect , the latest videogame synaesthesia by master Tetsuya Mizuguchi, is about to end. Let us know in the comments section below! In fact, Tetris Effect will launch in a week's time on Tuesday, July 23.

Tech Super Smash Bros Ultimate has most registered players at Evo 2019
Author: 0 Super Smash Bros Ultimate has most registered players at Evo 2019

Neither tournament individually compares to this year's EVO 2019 tournament, of course. The registration numbers are in and with Super Smash Bros . Welcoming contestants from all over the world, Evo will be celebrating its 18th year in 2019 and its status as the location for the largest ever " Super Smash Bros ." tournament.

Tech Oriented Snapdragon 855 Plus Wont Happen for Samsung Galaxy Note 10
Author: 0 Oriented Snapdragon 855 Plus Wont Happen for Samsung Galaxy Note 10

Wearable says Samsung will release three Galaxy Watch Active models this August, presumably at the next " Unpacked " event. We've seen conflicting reports about the type of fast-charging tech Samsung will use on the Note 10, but now it looks like we finally have a definite answer for you.

Tech LG Pay Arrives in the United States with G8 ThinQ Support
Author: 0 LG Pay Arrives in the United States with G8 ThinQ Support

In the end, however, LG opted for a technology eerily similar to Samsung Pay that supported both NFC-based terminals and traditional magstrip PoS. The app supports not only premium smartphones such as the Galaxy S and Galaxy Note series but also budget devices like Galaxy A.

Tech Apple unveils new emoji in celebration of World Emoji Day
Author: 0 Apple unveils new emoji in celebration of World Emoji Day

The iPhone maker had proposed to introduce more disability-themed emojis to the Unicode Consortium past year and has developed a new guide dog, an ear with a hearing aid, wheelchairs, a prosthetic arm and a prosthetic leg, all of which would be available in the emoji keyboard.

Tech Mi A3 with Snapdragon 665 SoC & 48MP Triple Rear Cameras Launched
Author: 0 Mi A3 with Snapdragon 665 SoC & 48MP Triple Rear Cameras Launched

The phone features a 6.08-inch HD+ display with 19:5:9 aspect ratio and Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Just like the Redmi K20 Pro, the Mi A3 is equipped with a 7th-gen in-display fingerprint scanner as well and we can expect it to be slower than the one of the Xiaomi's flagship smartphone.

Tech Microsoft Office 365 and Windows 10 Banned in German Schools
Author: 0 Microsoft Office 365 and Windows 10 Banned in German Schools

They also suggest that the data might be accessed by US authorities. But since school children can not provide consent by themselves, the data processing is illegal under GDPR law. The office lays out the conditions under which schools could continue to use Office 365: it requires that all possible access of third parties to user data be curtailed-presumably, by reopening a German datacenter-and also requires that the contents of Windows 10 and Office 365 telemetry be revealed in full.

Tech All night long: New Nintendo Switch revision adds significant battery life
Author: 0 All night long: New Nintendo Switch revision adds significant battery life

One of the criticisms of the Switch when it launched was just how short the battery life could be in handheld mode. This ended up being a souped-up version of the Switch and different than previously thought, and it looks like Nintendo has formally announced its refreshed Switch by way of adding a new model to its library of consoles.

Tech Luigi’s Mansion 3 Just Got a Spooky Release Date
Author: 0 Luigi’s Mansion 3 Just Got a Spooky Release Date

As stated above, Nintendo has today revealed the Luigi's Mansion 3 release date as October 31, 2019 . Instead, Luigi will be exploring a haunted hotel, with multiple floors based around different themes and a less linear campaign than those found in Luigi's Mansion and Luigi's Mansion : Dark Moon .