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Author: 0 Facebook announces Oculus Quest, its first all-in-one VR gaming system

Its motion controllers are similar to (but not identical) to those used for Oculus Touch . "Oculus Quest " includes the same optics as " Oculus Go " with a display resolution of 1600x1440 per eye, while incorporating a lens spacing adjustment to help maximise visual comfort.

Tech Google is 20 TODAY
Author: 0 Google is 20 TODAY

The content shown can also be shown in multiple languages, meaning you'll get to tweak which type of content you'll get to read in one language while reading the rest of Discover in some other language. Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin thought of Google's concept as early as in 1996, when they were working on their Ph.D.'s at Stanford University.

Author: 0 Google uses AI to improve Google Images, video search and AMP Stories

It was made to help users identify the object they are looking at and find more details. Google Lens will be integrated into the image search . The first feature is closely related to Google's AMP Stories , an open-source library that allows publishers to make web-based flipbooks equipped with different graphics, animations, videos and audios.

Tech Salesforce and Apple announce new strategic partnership
Author: 0 Salesforce and Apple announce new strategic partnership

Bringing more power to Salesforce developers is a big push with the partnership. The companies are also working on a software development kit that will more easily allow businesses to write apps for iPhones and iPads that run on the Salesforce platform.

Author: 0 Oculus Connect 2018: Everything that was announced

These are more advanced than the ones packed in with the Go; while that device only had point-and-click controllers with three degrees of motion, the Quest's feature analog sticks, triggers, and six degrees of motion control. Developers will likewise be able to add items from their games which can be earned by playing. The emphasis on sharing, which was discussed throughout the keynote, isn't missing the Go, which is getting Mobile Casting and TV Casting capabilities in order to better ...

Tech Google announced changes to search engine
Author: 0 Google announced changes to search engine

Previously, there was a "See fewer like this" option beside every interest on Google Feed . There are now Activity Cards that show up on top of your search feed if you have repeat searches on the same query or topic. With the new update, the users will be able to modify Discover in a way that it will only show contents or topics in the specifically chosen language.

Tech Citrix becomes Microsoft Direct cloud service provider
Author: 0 Citrix becomes Microsoft Direct cloud service provider

The announcement by Julia White, corporate vice president for Azure , and Brad Anderson, corporate vice president for Microsoft 365, was light on details. Microsoft said the solution will protect data while it's in use in the cloud. Software developers with applications in the Azure Marketplace also can support the Windows Virtual Desktop service.

Tech Fortnite Had Biggest Month Ever in August with 78.3 Million Players
Author: 0 Fortnite Had Biggest Month Ever in August with 78.3 Million Players

It's common knowledge that Fortnite is one of the most popular games on the planet right now, but developer Epic Games has now given us an idea of just how popular the battle royale juggernaut is. Additionally, the player who finishes with the most eliminations in any of the six matches will receive a $50,000 bonus prize. The Trials events after Week 1 have yet to be determined.

Tech Roku now has some of the cheapest 4K streaming players ever
Author: 0 Roku now has some of the cheapest 4K streaming players ever

The Roku Premiere doesn't have all the bells and whistles of higher tier models. Roku TV owners get some additional abilities, including being able to turn the TV on and off, adjust the volume, switch inputs, and change the channel if the TV is connected to an antenna.

Tech Delta issues groundstop on all domestic flights
Author: 0 Delta issues groundstop on all domestic flights

The Delta Air Lines IT teams are working to fix a "technology issue" today, forcing the airline to ground its flights. Delta confirmed the technical difficulties on Twitter after dozens of customers took to social media to complain of troubles.

Author: 0 Samsung unveils Galaxy A7 with triple camera in India at Rs 23,990

With the Galaxy A7 , Samsung has placed the fingerprint sensor on the side, rather than at the back of the phone. Chances are that we'll never see the P-series launch in the West, where penetration of in-display readers is fairly low (at least until the new Galaxy S phones launch in a few months).

Tech The Walking Dead Cancelled, Telltale Games Shuts Doors
Author: 0 The Walking Dead Cancelled, Telltale Games Shuts Doors

Given that many Telltale folks have suddenly found themselves in need of a new job (and reportedly without severance pay) while living round a wildly expensive corner of the United States of America, I can't imagine even the willing are able to hang around waiting for the possibility that maybe money will come through and they'll be needed - no matter how much they love the game (and lil' Clementine).

Tech Skype calling coming to Amazon Echo and other Alexa devices
Author: 0 Skype calling coming to Amazon Echo and other Alexa devices

And, you if want an Echo with a viewable screen, the refreshed Echo Show now offers better sound and a 10-inch display. The main improvements here are more focused on the design and sound quality of the echo range . But when asked to add 30 seconds, Alexa paused and then started to play songs by the band "Thirty Seconds to Mars". The microwave also has integrated Dash Button functionality, so it can "automatically reorder popcorn".

Tech Microsoft Office 2019 released for Windows and Mac - Software
Author: 0 Microsoft Office 2019 released for Windows and Mac - Software

The firm really hasn't talked about Office 2019 , and other than Microsoft wanting people on Office 365, that's also because there's really nothing that's new. "Each time we release a new on-premises version of Office, customers ask us if this will be our last", wrote Microsoft. Office 2019 adds a slew of enhancements since the Office 2016 .

Tech Brand New Characters And Gameplay Revealed For Death Stranding
Author: 0 Brand New Characters And Gameplay Revealed For Death Stranding

Game director Hideo Kojima shared two versions of the new scene on his Twitter account after it debuted at Tokyo Game Show 2018: the English dub with Troy Baker (whose many roles include Sam from The Last of Us) playing the antagonist, and the Japanese with Satoshi Mikami (who you've probably heard before if you watch subtitled anime).

Author: 0 MetroPCS is being rebranded, bundled with Google One and Amazon Prime

T-Mobile announced that it will rebrand its prepaid service, MetroPCS, as "Metro by T-Mobile" in an attempt to tell customers that the brand is powered by T-Mobile's network. In the $50 plan, you'll get unlimited data, 5GB of LTE hotspot, and cloud storage and mobile backup through Google One . It has been five years since T-Mobile acquired the smaller wireless carrier, so in the grand scheme of things this change didn't take too long.

Tech Nokia 5.1 Plus launched in India
Author: 0 Nokia 5.1 Plus launched in India

A 2.5D glass covers both the front and back of the phone with glossy metal sides for a premium finish. While the 6.1 Plus went on sale soon after the launch, the cheaper Nokia 5.1 Plus was delayed for a later date. Talking about the performance of the phone, Ajey Mehta , Vice-President and Country Head of HMD Global India said "with Nokia 5.1 Plus we wanted to bring a phone that was high on performance that could get exciting gaming and entertainment experiences closer to a wider group of ...

Tech Samsung Galaxy S10 will delight lovers of the classics
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S10 will delight lovers of the classics

The Samsung Galaxy S10 is slated for a release early next year, and the premium variants are expected to sport. Further, the phone is lightweight and at the comfort to handle. One variant will get 64GB of internal memory with 4GB of RAM , while the second will get 128GB of internal memory with 6GB of RAM . A 3,330mAh battery keeps things running.

Tech Apple's new smartwatch can only monitor your heart in the US
Author: 0 Apple's new smartwatch can only monitor your heart in the US

Amazingly, despite the number of components involved, Apple Watch Series 4 scores pretty well on iFixit's repairability scale: 6 out of 10. Apple has announced the new Watch Series 4 with an improved design and ECG as part of its move towards better health.

Tech Hulu Is Coming To The Amazon Echo Show
Author: 0 Hulu Is Coming To The Amazon Echo Show

Amazon is taking pre-orders for the new Echo Dot , Echo Plus , and Echo Show today and expects to start shipping these devices on October 11. It looks like what might happen if your Apple HomePod and the Google Home Mini had a baby.

Tech Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy Practicing On Switch In 2019
Author: 0 Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy Practicing On Switch In 2019

The remastered trilogy is set to feature both English and Japanese versions, too. You play Phoenix Wright , a sharp defense attorney who is dedicated to protecting his innocent clients. Fans will have to wait to find out what the overall plot of the upcoming courtroom drama is. As mentioned, the trilogy was released again for 3DS and mobile in 2014 and was well received with reviewers mentioning how well the game stands up even in today's market.

Tech Apple will raise iPhone battery replacement prices on January 1
Author: 0 Apple will raise iPhone battery replacement prices on January 1

The form factor is almost identical to the original but the iPhone Xs Max has a giant 6.5-inch screen . As was expected, the processor and GPU have been updated . 3 Denmark added that it will begin taking reservations for the iPhone XR on 19 October, before sales start on 26 October. Pacific/ 3:01 a.m. Eastern, while the release date is October 26.

Tech Diablo Animated Netflix Series Accidently Leaked
Author: 0 Diablo Animated Netflix Series Accidently Leaked

According to Andrew Cosby , who was originally rumored to write the show, tweeted "I guess I can confirm I am indeed in final talks to write and show-run the new Diablo animated series for Activision and Netflix ". It's the biggest event of the year for the company and where they like to make their biggest splash. A few months back gaming juggernaut Blizzard updated its job openings page with some tantalizing evidence we'd be hearing about a new or remastered Diablo game soon.

Tech OnePlus 6 gets Android Pie 9 based on Oxygen OS 9.0
Author: 0 OnePlus 6 gets Android Pie 9 based on Oxygen OS 9.0

Google is attempting to fix the broken process of quickly rolling out the latest Android update with "Project Treble", and the OnePlus 6 is a part of that project, which could explain OnePlus' speed in issuing this latest update. The size of the Oxygen OS 9.0 measures 1.52GB and hence you should establish connectivity with Wi-Fi before proceeding to download the update. Typically, the newest smartphones get updated before the older ones, and that actually comes down to Qualcomm, who needs ...

Tech Destiny 2 Breakthrough mode arrives next week with new maps
Author: 0 Destiny 2 Breakthrough mode arrives next week with new maps

Steve Aoki will be livestreaming the game from his Twitch account and on Playstation 4 on 20 September, 9:15AM local time (GMT +8). That's where our Destiny 2 guide comes in handy. At the beginning of each round, players will fight to capture a central zone . Once the Breaker is captured, it will be used to assault and hack the enemy team's Vault .

Tech Twitch blocked in China
Author: 0 Twitch blocked in China

Chinese viewers recently turned to Twitch for coverage of the esports matches at the Asian Games , after the state broadcaster did not air them. As Abacus News points outs, the ban has not sat well with Chinese users, one of whom supposedly said that the ban was a blow against free speech.

Tech Capcom reveals new playable character for Devil May Cry 5
Author: 0 Capcom reveals new playable character for Devil May Cry 5

Since then, it has been making the rounds at various gaming trade shows and now a new trailer has been released by Capcom, just in time for the Tokyo Game Show . DMC 5 launches for PC, PS4 and Xbox One on March 8, 2019. You get to see plenty of Dante in action, including his new weapon that seems to be a motorbike he can use to beat monsters to death with, and reassuring appearances from his long-time teammates Trish and Lady.

Tech Pixel 3 XL's Ugly Looking Notch Sports Dual Front Cameras & Secondary Speaker
Author: 0 Pixel 3 XL's Ugly Looking Notch Sports Dual Front Cameras & Secondary Speaker

He added that the phone seems to have a "frosted glass back and kinda plastic sides". As far as we now know, despite doubling the count on the selfie side of things, Google is sticking with a single camera on the back of the phones. In a related tweet on his timeline, Agarwal revealed purported screenshots new UI for Google Assistant and camera app. Coming to the pricing, JD.com lists the Pixel 3 at RMB 4,999 which is about $729 putting is just around the territory of Apple iPhone XR, ...