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Tech YouTube on Desktop Now Plays Vertical Videos Without Black Bars
Author: 0 YouTube on Desktop Now Plays Vertical Videos Without Black Bars

Last week, YouTube rolled out an update to its video player on desktop that will make a big difference to how videos of different aspect ratios play on the platform. Videos that aren't in the 16:9 aspect ratio will no longer have a black bar around them - instead, the player will adapt to the video's true size. In the case of vertical videos (seen above), the black bars are seemingly replaced by white space, but the video is larger.

Tech Honor 9N First Flash Sale in India Today: Price, Specifications, Launch Offers
Author: 0 Honor 9N First Flash Sale in India Today: Price, Specifications, Launch Offers

Weeks after its benchmarks were spotted on Geekbench, honor has officially launched its new Note 10 smartphone. When it comes to the battery, the unit will have a 5,000mAh, that will support the firm's Super Charge feature. As far as software goes, EMUI 8.2 will run on top of Google's Android 8.1 Oreo. The phone also supports smart scene recognition and so-called " AI stablization " for night mode shots.

Author: 0 Epic teams with McFarlane Toys for Fortnite figures and accessories

This heavily implies that the game simply isn't going to be available through the Google Play Store, the platform's most popular app store. Regardless of what they'll eventually reveal, we're confident that the company (along with Epic Games ) will create a selection that all Fortnite fans will be clamoring to get their hands on.

Tech Google says Android P phones can not have more than two notches
Author: 0 Google says Android P phones can not have more than two notches

In terms of hardware, Google has declared that "devices must ensure that their cutouts do not negatively affect apps", adding that "devices may only have up to one cutout on each short edge of the device". In portrait orientation, "the status bar must extend to at least the height of the cutout", and with the phone in landscape orientation, "the entire cutout area must be letterboxed".

Tech Motor PB 18 e-tron signals Audi's electric future
Author: 0 Motor PB 18 e-tron signals Audi's electric future

Conveniently, this nomenclature also remembers Audi's Le Mans-winning Audi R18 e-tron. "Such a derivative [an electric Audi sports car] would have to be dialled in from the outset to the so-called SAZ (sports vehicle architecture of the future) which is being compiled in Weissach as you read these lines".

Tech Nintendo has sold almost 20 million Switch consoles since launch
Author: 0 Nintendo has sold almost 20 million Switch consoles since launch

In fact, when you count likely sales for July, it's possible that the console has already passed that threshold. These new figures puts the Nintendo Switch on track to outsell the Nintendo GameCube's 22 million units in its six-year lifespan in less than half the time.

Author: 0 Samsung’s Mobile Profits Fall as Consumers Pass on Galaxy S9 Phones

But Samsung said it "expects sustained strength in the memory market and growing demand for flexible OLED panels to drive earnings higher in the second half". Samsung is frank in calling sales of its flagship smartphones "slow", and the fact that sequential revenues are in decline suggests sales of the new flagship are not picking up.

Author: 0 Samsung blames revenue fall on slow Galaxy S9 sales

Samsung's latest quarterly earnings confirm what analysts were expecting: the Galaxy S9's sales aren't so hot. A sluggish market for premium mobile phones and stiff competition contributed to a decline in Samsung's smartphone shipments and revenue compared to the previous quarter , denting demand for its flagship Galaxy device, the South Korean company said.

Tech Galaxy Note 9 Price confirmed in a pre-order poster
Author: 0 Galaxy Note 9 Price confirmed in a pre-order poster

The base model, with 128 GB of storage is priced at 13,500,000 Indonesian Rupiah, which is the equivalent of nearly Rs.120,000 while the up-specced variant, with 512 GB of storage will cost 17,500,000, which is equal to Rs.155,000. But that does not seem to be enough: Galaxy Note 9 should win a version with 512 GB of internal storage, and it will not be cheap at all. This is something that the company tries to change with the arrival of the Galaxy Note 9 .

Author: 0 Samsung's mobile woes drag on profit growth

In addition a sooner-than-expected launch date for its next generation Galaxy Note model, Samsung will work towards more competitive pricing and quicker adoption of future technology overall, throughout all of its lines of product. The world's biggest chip and smartphone maker said operating profit rose 5.7 percent to 14.9 trillion won (US$13.3 billion) in the second quarter , slightly ahead of its 14.8 trillion won estimate.

Tech OnePlus Announces Android P Update for OnePlus 3/3T
Author: 0 OnePlus Announces Android P Update for OnePlus 3/3T

The OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T users running OxygenOS 5.0.3 also faced severe battery drain on their phones after an update. The OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T will now join the OnePlus 5 , OnePlus 5T , and OnePlus 6 in receiving Android P.

Tech WhatsApp Group Video, Voice Calling Feature Rolled Out for Android, iOS Users
Author: 0 WhatsApp Group Video, Voice Calling Feature Rolled Out for Android, iOS Users

You can add up to three participants for a total of four people in a video or voice call. The group support is available for both video and audio call formats. After the beta rollout that happened last month, the chat app is now finally moving out its group calling feature from beta to stable version. Initially, the group voice and video calling feature in WhatsApp was announced in May.

Tech Apple to take the headphone jack out of iPad
Author: 0 Apple to take the headphone jack out of iPad

While expected to feature Apple's largest screen yet, the iPhone X Plus may still be offered at the same price as the $999 iPhone X . The 10.5-inch model is said to measure 247.5mm (H) x 178.7mm (W) x 6mm (T), which is more compact when compared to the current iPad Pro's 250.6mm x 174.1mm x 6.1mm.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 9 price leak points to high cost once again

But it does at least give us an indication that pricing will vary dramatically from market to market, and it's possible the Galaxy Note 9 pricing could be in the same ballpark as last year's Note 8. The image shows the two-tone stylus from the Blue-coloured Galaxy Note 9. Even though the price could be slightly higher, the new phone is expected to come with new features such as larger battery, improved SoC, and RAM, and new camera modules, components that usually add up to the cost.

Tech YouTube for Android gets dark theme
Author: 0 YouTube for Android gets dark theme

The mode was actually released first for the iOS app even though many would have expected it to arrive for the Android version first. YouTube's dark mode has been live on the web and on iOS for months now. If the feature is available, you will be notified about it when you open the YouTube app. The dark mode is automatically appearing on some people's YouTube apps, and some are saying that they've seen a notice about it pop up on the bottom of their screen.

Tech New Google Pixel 3 XL images and specs leaked online
Author: 0 New Google Pixel 3 XL images and specs leaked online

If Google runs with the schedule they've had in the past, they'll reveal the Google Pixel 3 at the beginning of October 2018. But it's not just Galaxies and iPhones that are incoming; Google's Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are also set to launch in coming months, which means leaks are hitting the web thick and fast.

Author: 0 Bezel-less display, FaceID to debut on next-gen iPad Pro: Rumours

Japanese rumour mill Macotakara has leaked supposed dimensions, design features and Face ID functionality for the next iPad Pro release. The 6.1-inch iPhone (which is rumored to be the "budget" iPhone in Apple's 2018 lineup), is black, has a notched screen and a single rear camera.

Tech Samsung showcased unbreakable display panel in a Youtube
Author: 0 Samsung showcased unbreakable display panel in a Youtube

Current phone displays are more susceptible to cracking and breaking on impact. Apart from passing tests based on US Department of Defense military standards, the new display panel also received verification from Underwriters Laboratories .

Tech Comcast tops profit forecasts; cable TV subscriptions fall
Author: 0 Comcast tops profit forecasts; cable TV subscriptions fall

The market capitalization (Stock Price Multiply by Total Number of Outstanding Shares) for the company is reported at $152.48B. Inc. now owns 3,295 shares of the cable giant's stock valued at $108,000 after acquiring an additional 2,295 shares during the last quarter.

Tech Comcast CEO says price for Fox got too high
Author: 0 Comcast CEO says price for Fox got too high

Speaking on Comcast's Q2 2018 Earnings Conference Call, Roberts admitted to analysts that the Fox bid was "mostly about worldwide expansion" and accordingly, having ceded to Disney as far as the Fox bid was concerned, the company was now focused on its bid for Sky , where Fox is seeking to acquire the 61 per cent of the broadcaster it does not already own.

Tech EA's Origin Access Premier Debuts on July 30
Author: 0 EA's Origin Access Premier Debuts on July 30

Now EA is readying a premium version of the service, Origin Access Premier, with early access to a wide range of EA titles. As Variety reports, Origin Access Premier costs $14.99 a month or $99 a year. However, you'll be able to download upcoming EA titles from the service such as Anthem and Battlefield V five days before they're released. The existing Origin Access subscription costs $4.99 a month or $29 a year.

Tech August Games with Gold to include Forza Horizon 2 and For Honor
Author: 0 August Games with Gold to include Forza Horizon 2 and For Honor

Dead Space 3 will be free to download from August 1 through August 15 while Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two takes the latter half of the month between August 16 and August 31. Mix speed, strategy, and team-play across several multiplayer modes as you control your favorite warriors, be they bold Knights, brutal Vikings, or deadly Samurai.

Tech Raptor-powered Ford F-150 Limited coming for 2019
Author: 0 Raptor-powered Ford F-150 Limited coming for 2019

Ford has announced that the 2019 F-150 Limited is getting that high-output 3.5L EcoBoost V6 from the Raptor. To emphasize the new, more muscular engine tune, the 2019 F-150 Limited gets dual exhaust finishers integrated into rear bumper cutouts.

Tech Fortnite season 5, week 3 challenges and how to complete them
Author: 0 Fortnite season 5, week 3 challenges and how to complete them

Unlike last week there's no planned server downtime, but they are arriving slightly later than players might be used to and should go live at 2pm BST according to the Battle Royale in-game counter. Shooting clay pigeons at any five of these locations will do the trick. In short, watch your back. The Flush Factory treasure map has appeared and, as ever, X marks the spot to help you earn that brand new Battle Star.

Tech Google Station, Free WiFi Service, Launches in Nigeria
Author: 0 Google Station, Free WiFi Service, Launches in Nigeria

These hotspots give the public a place to connect to high-speed Internet, which is lacking for many individuals in the countries Google is targeting. The other states are Kaduna, Port Harcourt (Rivers State), Ibadan (Oyo State), Enugu and Abuja. "They have created 132 jobs and raised over seven million dollars in funding and their products are used by approximately 4.5 million users".

Tech YouTube VR finally lands on Samsung Gear VR
Author: 0 YouTube VR finally lands on Samsung Gear VR

A brand new Watch In combination icon is being added underneath the Daydream View's and Equipment VR's apps' play controls, probably with the potential for long run reinforce for the function on different platforms. Plus, a new episode of The Female Planet series features Olympic bronze medalist fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad . If music is your thing, you can accompany yourself backstage with Portugal.

Tech Official Samsung Galaxy Watch images and details leaked on Samsung's website
Author: 0 Official Samsung Galaxy Watch images and details leaked on Samsung's website

As Galaxy S9 sales continue to fall precipitously , Samsung is looking for ways to attract a larger audience. The basic model will retail at roughly €1,050, which translates to more than $1,200 and is more expensive than the $960 starting price attached to last year's Galaxy Note 8 in the United States, though the difference between the two figures may be explained by the fact that there's no value-added tax in the USA and sales tax differs depending on the state, meaning it isn't ...

Author: 0 Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice Receives the Virtual Reality Treatment Beginning July 31

In a short video detailing the development of that VR version, Ninja Theory revealed that it had a small team working on the VR version while Hellblade itself was still in development. Players are cast in the role of Senua, a broken Celtic warrior, embarking on a haunting vision quest into Viking Hell to fight for the soul of her dead lover.

Tech Resident Evil 2 Remake Collector's Edition Revealed
Author: 0 Resident Evil 2 Remake Collector's Edition Revealed

Furthermore, Capcom has also confirmed system requirements for the upcoming remake of Resident Evil 2. There are three costumes for Claire, and two for Leon. Next up, there's a poster of the R.P.D. building, detailing how a museum became a police station. The publisher also announced a Collector's Edition, which comes packaged in a case inspired by the series' iconic Item Boxes.