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Tech PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Mobile Surpasses 100 Million Downloads
Author: 0 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Mobile Surpasses 100 Million Downloads

According to Tencent and PUBG Corp., PUBG's mobile edition was the "most-download mobile game" in 100-plus countries for its launch week. "We want to thank our committed development team at Lightspeed and Quantum Studios and especially thank the devoted players around the world that continue to inspire us with their passion and dedication", said Vincent Wang, PUBG Mobile general manager.

Tech Apple might announce a new 13-inch MacBook with the new iPhones
Author: 0 Apple might announce a new 13-inch MacBook with the new iPhones

In July, Apple announced a huge update to its MacBook Pro series with faster performance and Pro's exciting features. Apple to price AirPower at $149, compatible with all new 2018 iPhone models. As you know, old entry-level MacBooks and MacBook Air models costed $999 and $799, respectively. According to rumors, it will collect on a hardware platform Intel Kaby Lake Refresh, i.e.

Tech Google Never Halt Tracking Services Despite Paused Location History
Author: 0 Google Never Halt Tracking Services Despite Paused Location History

That's a claim that has emerged from an investigation by Princeton researchers on behalf of Associated Press (AP). Many Google apps ask for your location . The app requires location access, which then jumpstarts a "timeline" of your movements. Google has a lot of controls, menus, explanations, pop-ups, terms of service , and privacy policies to engage with across all of its products.

Tech Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Takes Drag Racing to a Whole New Level
Author: 0 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Takes Drag Racing to a Whole New Level

Strapped to that engine is a massive 3.0L Whipple supercharger. The vehicle was unveiled Thursday in the Detroit suburb of Royal Oak as part of the lead-up to this weekend's anuual Woodward Dream Cruise . The price? Some $130 000 (that's around R1,9-million)... Like previous Cobra Jets, the 2018 model has been created to be legal for National Hot Rod Association drag racing, along with several National Mustang Racers Association and National Muscle Car Association classes.

Tech Android Messages now has a dark mode and new Material Design
Author: 0 Android Messages now has a dark mode and new Material Design

The Android Messages dark mode first appeared as a hidden option back in version 3.3, which some users were able to enable at that time. Google is rolling out these changes to Android Messages now, so keep an eye out if this is your stock text messaging app.

Tech Google clarifies location-tracking policy — APNewsBreak
Author: 0 Google clarifies location-tracking policy — APNewsBreak

Others, however, may take issue with Google continuing to track device location for some services even after you told it not to. The page now says: " This setting does not affect other location services on your device , like Google Location Services and Find My Device".

Author: 0 Sony sells three million PlayStation VR headsets

To commemorate the sales milestone, meanwhile, the company today also announced launch dates for two hotly anticipated PS VR games coming this fall. The game is called Creed: Rise to Glory and will launch on PS VR systems September 25 with pre-orders underway now.

Tech Google could launch smart speaker with display in time for the holidays
Author: 0 Google could launch smart speaker with display in time for the holidays

Out of more than 50 million Alexa devices sold , fewer than 500,000 have been the Echo Show , according to Canalys. All are Android Things-powered touch screens running Google Assistant , with front-facing cameras. Amazon Echo Show and Echo Spot were among the first such devices, with others such as JBL Link View and LG ThinQ WK9 demonstrating their capabilities at CES 2018.

Tech Diablo III Is Heading To Nintendo Switch Later This Year
Author: 0 Diablo III Is Heading To Nintendo Switch Later This Year

Dubbed the Eternal Collection , it will feature both expansions and cost $59.99. It will come with the base game, as well as the Reaper of Souls and Rise of the Necromancer expansions in addition to all other post-launch content that has been released for Diablo 3 .

Tech Australian Teenager Reportedly Hacked Apple's Network
Author: 0 Australian Teenager Reportedly Hacked Apple's Network

The Melbourne teen, who can not be named for legal reasons, broke into Apple's mainframe from his suburban home on multiple occasions over a year because he was such a fan of the company, according to his lawyer. Authorities ended up confiscating a pair of laptops, a mobile phone, and a hard drive during a raid on the boy's home. His name can't be shared because he's still a minor, but also because he's a well-known individual in the global hacking community.

Author: 0 Confidential Mode comes to Gmail Android app

Gmail did not respond to inquiries when the mode will arrive to iOS devices, but it should hit Apple devices. However, one feature which was talked about a lot was the Confidential Mode . However, users should still keep in mind that Gmail can not stop the users from screenshotting the mail. In order to start using Confidential mode , you must open Gmail , click Compose, and from the bottom right of the window tap Turn on confidential mode.

Tech Motorola lays out its plans for the Android Pie update
Author: 0 Motorola lays out its plans for the Android Pie update

Watch our video to know what's new in Android 9.0 Pie and top features on it. Previously, the Google official account acknowledged the existence of the lag in unlocking the screen of the Pixel 2 XL for some users and confirmed the identification of its fix.

Tech Tencent's shares slide after 'Monster Hunter
Author: 0 Tencent's shares slide after 'Monster Hunter

However the game, where players hunt fearsome creatures, disappeared from the platform on Monday, days after its August 8 release. Parts of the Capcom hit failed to meet regulatory standards and the relevant authorities received a "significant amount of complaints", which in turn spurred the government to revoke an operating license, Tencent said in a statement without elaborating.

Tech NSW fires burn amid drought conditions
Author: 0 NSW fires burn amid drought conditions

More than 80 fires continue to burn along the Great Dividing Range from the Queensland border to Victoria with more than 30 still uncontained. "All this is about is low humidity, dry fuel and strong winds". Residents near the fire were seen covering their faces in a bid to escape the smoke that were rising above their homes. In the north, winds of up to 65km/h and temperatures in the mid to high 20s are making conditions similar to what firefighters faced in the south of the state on ...

Tech The New Motorola P30 Is A Mix Between iPhone X & Huawei P20
Author: 0 The New Motorola P30 Is A Mix Between iPhone X & Huawei P20

Motorola has even had the guts to equip the P30 with a default wallpaper that's near identical Apple's default wallpaper for the iPhone X (below). Aurora, one of the P30's color options, is suspiciously close to the Twilight color available with Huawei's P20 .

Tech LG 5G Smartphone Coming Mid 2019
Author: 0 LG 5G Smartphone Coming Mid 2019

It's good to hear that Sprint will have at least one smartphone on the market ready to go when its 5G network starts rolling out. The company has teamed up with Motorola, which has developed an add-on module for its Moto Z3 handset that includes a 5G modem.

Tech New Fortnite Soaring 50s Mode Takes to the Skies
Author: 0 New Fortnite Soaring 50s Mode Takes to the Skies

You can find the patch notes in the spoilers below. The Save the World mode has a new set of weekly Horde Challenges and a new hero called Thora is joining the game. Jump in and soar to new heights! Intriguingly, alongside the rifle's addition, Epic has removed scopes for assault rifles. The Heavy Sniper Rifle has been added.

Tech NVIDIA Makes Several Announcements At SIGGRAPH 2018
Author: 0 NVIDIA Makes Several Announcements At SIGGRAPH 2018

The new Turing technology can capitalize on this with promises of a new generation of hybrid rendering that enables cinematic-quality interactive experiences, unbelievable new effects powered by neural networks and fluid interactivity on highly complex models.

Tech Samsung promises its huge Galaxy Note 9 battery won’t explode
Author: 0 Samsung promises its huge Galaxy Note 9 battery won’t explode

As for the FIRST Gold Supreme plan, you get 50GB of data split evenly between weekdays and weekends, for RM128 a month and RM1758 for the Galaxy Note 9. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 was also lauded by critics upon its release, with Express.co.uk giving it a 5/5 review. It also supports fast wireless charging .

Tech Pixel 3 XL Hands-on video confirm design and specs
Author: 0 Pixel 3 XL Hands-on video confirm design and specs

The Pixel 3 XL could very well be Google's biggest smartphone offering ever since the tech giant partnered with Motorola to bring to you the Nexus 6. We are expecting the same with the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL of this year. According to the video, the Google Pixel 3 XL will have a whopping 6.7-inch screen (with a comically enormous notch and chin), a 3,430mAh battery, a single rear 12.2MP camera, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845.

Tech Honda Civic facelift unveiled, launch early next year
Author: 0 Honda Civic facelift unveiled, launch early next year

Changes at the front further accentuate the model's low and wide athletic stance and sporty good looks with a new piano black upper fascia "wing", restyled lower fascia, bumper and lower grille, a full-width front splitter, chrome side pod accents, and updated halogen or LED headlights.

Tech Google tracks your movements even if you’ve turned location history off
Author: 0 Google tracks your movements even if you’ve turned location history off

Google's smartphone services store users' locations even when privacy settings are adjusted to shut these features off, according to a report by the Associated Press . If you want to stop Google from tracking you nearly completely (for reasons I will explain below, you may not be able to stop every single instance of this), follow the two-step process below.

Tech Fortnite APK Beta Mod Could Ban Your Android Device And Account
Author: 0 Fortnite APK Beta Mod Could Ban Your Android Device And Account

As such, the company is taking action, and is showing a warning to anyone who searches for Fortnite in Google Play. When Epic Games brings its hugely popular battle royale game " Fortnite " to some Android smartphones and tablets later this month (it's now available on select Samsung devices only), it won't distribute it on Google Play.

Tech The most wallpaper-worthy screenshots from the Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer
Author: 0 The most wallpaper-worthy screenshots from the Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer

Having not really shared that much interest in the first game I've been less than enthused about Red Dead Redemption 2 , but this week's gameplay debut might have changed my mind. These areas include the Great Plains and Blackwater, although the game will feature many areas that weren't present in the previous version. However, Rockstar Games decided not to reveal all the interesting features of Red Dead Redemption 2 .

Tech Doom Eternal gets long-awaited gameplay footage, showcases sword and grappling hook
Author: 0 Doom Eternal gets long-awaited gameplay footage, showcases sword and grappling hook

Doom Slayer also has a built-in melee blade to rip and tear unholy flesh, as well as a insane shoulder-mounted flamethrower-cannon for extra insanity. The super shotgun also has a new grappling hook feature that'll snatch your enemies and rush you toward them for the kill shot. As a brand new feature, players will be able to invade other player worlds as a demon to try and slay them .

Tech Bethesda Releases New Fallout 76 Perks Trailer at QuakeCon
Author: 0 Bethesda Releases New Fallout 76 Perks Trailer at QuakeCon

Howard compared this to slightly slapping a person to see if they want to fight. At QuakeCon 2018 , Bethesda was finally ready to explain exactly how PvP will work in Fallout 76 and how it aims to discourage griefing. Bethesda notes it is still possible for a high level player to engage with a low level player in PvP and for it to be a fun experience for both parties.

Tech Intel's first 9th-generation Core processors may arrive October 1st
Author: 0 Intel's first 9th-generation Core processors may arrive October 1st

The flagship processor - Intel Core i9-9900K - is reportedly going to out 8 cores and 16 threads with a 3.6GHz base clock. The chip features 16MB of L3 cache, Intel UHD 620 graphics, and 95W TDP. Please refer to the table for the turbo speeds with regard to the Core i7-9700K. Even the 4-core boost is 4.8GHz while the 6-core boost sits at 4.7GHz alongside the 8-cores at 4.7GHz.