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Tech First ‘Fortnite’ In-Game Tournament Set To Begin This Week
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Originally announced October 15, the Events tab is now live and will give players the chance to take part in competitions and tournaments in-game, without the use of the third party sites or organizers, and should make it significantly easier for aspiring competitive players to get a foot in the door.

Tech Huawei Mate 20 Pro Launch
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The other two phones on the left should be the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro . Huawei hinted at a three-cam setup in a square module and confirmed to no one's surprise both phones will be powered by the Kirin 980 , the first Android chipset based on the 7 nm process.

Tech Palm Phone hands-on: an Android phone for your phone
Author: 0 Palm Phone hands-on: an Android phone for your phone

Instead of having its own phone number, the Palm phone co-opts your existing Verizon phone number so you can technically use it away from your main phone if you need to. Life Mode's notification restrictions are customizable down to the app. At just 50 x 97 millimeters, it's not much bigger than a credit card, has a 3.3-inch, 445-PPI LCD display, a 12 megapixels rear camera as well as an 8-megapixel selfie camera, and offers 32GB of storage.

Tech Adobe confirms full version of Photoshop is coming to iPad
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SOFTWARE PEDDLER Adobe will release a full-fat version of Photoshop for the iPad in 2019. It is possible that Adobe will roll out features gradually via software update. Needless to say, there are several key differences in the Photoshop CC for iPad when compared to its desktop version. "Adobe has understood the potential of the iPad Pro".

Tech New Apple watch can take an ECG
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Apple didn't invent this big phone fashion. That amounts to a pixel density of 458 pixels per inch. The A12 Bionic processor that powers the new iPhones is a 7nm chip with 6.9 billion transistors, a 6-core CPU (2 high power cores and 4 high-efficiency), a 4-core GPU that's up to 50% faster than before, and an 8-core neural engine that can process 5 trillion machine learning operations per second.

Tech Real-Time Translation On Its Way To The Google Assistant Headphones
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In related news, a Google Pixel 3 will reportedly be used to film Eminem's performance for Jimmy Kimmel Live! this week. The new Pixel will come with a new Group Selfie feature that will squeeze 184% more room into the photo so that you don't have to use a selfie stick to get everybody into the frame.

Tech Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Breaks Digital Day One Launch Sales
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The blog post highlighted several features of the Battle Pass in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 , including "Supply Stream", which is a new progression system that will allow players to unlock loot and gear as the player progresses through different tiers.

Tech Red Dead Redemption 2 Entire Game Length Revealed
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Insane working schedules, with Houser admitting that the dreaded "crunch" time of Red Dead Redemption 2's development lead some of the team working several 100-hour weeks. "The high fire rate of a Double-Action Revolver lends itself well to shooting on the move from horseback", the post continues. According to Rockstar head Dan Houser, "one of them didn't work", and it seems that the developer isn't shy about removing parts of its game that don't quite hit the mark.

Tech Blizzard Representative Claims Diablo III Cross-Play Is A Possibility
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Following the speculation surrounding the new job posts, we had confirmation from the team at Blizzard themselves. The Blizzard merchandise store has put up several new items with the label " Diablo Reign of Terror ". Business Insider reported that a Blizzard Entertainment representative confirmed it could be a possibility during a Diablo III: Eternal Collection gameplay demo.

Tech PS4 Messages Designed to Brick Your Console Reported By Users
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While the exact cause is unclear, many users in the Reddit thread have likened the exploit to previous messaging exploits such as this one from 2015 in which a unique string of characters could crash an iPhone. "Messages" via the Sony Entertainment Network website and clicking the edit button near Messages to change your default settings. To do this simply go to settings, account management, privacy settings, personal information, messaging, and selecting one of the above options.

Tech Facebook has finally begun testing the ability to unsend messages on Messenger
Author: 0 Facebook has finally begun testing the ability to unsend messages on Messenger

In that case, there is still record that you did send a message and that you deleted it. Earlier this year, it was reported that messages sent on Messenger by founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg were secretly deleted. For now, you can delete messages from your inbox. It may not be the same as Snapchat's self-destruct feature. WhatsApp, for example, has an unsend feature that launched previous year.

Tech Samsung's foldable Galaxy X phone will be a pocketable tablet
Author: 0 Samsung's foldable Galaxy X phone will be a pocketable tablet

Created to make life more convenient, the Galaxy A9 features Bixby, Samsung Pay and Samsung Health and you can take advantage of the many multi-tasking benefits the Galaxy A9 offers, including App Pair. You can also expand the storage up to 512GB via microSD card . This is part of a deliberate strategy by the company to roll out new technology as soon as it's ready for prime time.

Author: 0 Gamevice Pixel 3 XL Works With Pixel 2 Devices

As well as the standard 5.5in Pixel 3 , there's the 6.2in Pixel 3 XL, which pays for its larger, sharper screen (523 pixels per inch compared to 443ppi) with a rather chunky notch cut-out at the top. Where cameras are concerned, the iPhone XS blows the Google Pixel 3 out of the water in the rear camera department. Connectivity options are also the same in both the phones.

Tech Star Citizen releases celebrity-packed single-player trailer, demos upcoming update
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Squadron 42 is said to be a cinematic single-player adventure game that will have players playing as a rookie combat pilot. You've got Gillian Anderson, Oscar victor Gary Oldman, John Rhys-Davies from "Lord Of The Rings", Mark Strong from 'Kingsman' , Mark Hamill , our own Liam Cunningham, Andy Serkis, and there's even Craig Fairbrass from basically every "Call Of Duty" game that's ever been.

Tech Google introduced the new Pixel 3 mobile
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As is common with most smartphone launches these days, there's very little to choose between the design of the new handset and its predecessor. The iPhone XS has a smaller battery (2658 mAh) than the Google Pixel 3 (2915 mAh). The primary difference is the size of the phones. Its important camera features are digital zoom and auto flash as well as face detection and touch to focus.

Tech Samsung is trolling Google over the notch on its new Pixel phone
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Like the Pixel and Pixel 2 before it, the Pixel 3 has a fingerprint sensor on the back of the device. An average of 65 percent of you said you don't plan to buy either handset, 12 percent voted for the Pixel 3 XL , and 16 percent were interested in grabbing the smaller Pixel 3.

Tech How To Hide The Google Pixel 3XL Notch
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So now the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are launched and they matched the expectation of the audience. But Google is undercutting Apple on price. However, Google's phone is a little cheaper than Apple's, which is hardly a surprise as iPhones are usually sold at a premium.

Tech West Virginia Tourism Officially Partners With Bethesda for Fallout 76
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Bethesda has officially revealed that only Xbox One players in North America who have pre-ordered the game will have a chance to access the Fallout 76 stress test. The most recent game in the series generated more than $750 million within the first 24 hours of its retail launch in 2015, and West Virginia expects the new game to be an worldwide sensation as well.

Tech Assassin's Creed Rebellion Coming to Android on November 21
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Join Ezio, Aguilar, Shao Jun, and many different Assassins simultaneously for the first time ever! Watch the announcement trailer below. Pre-registration for the game is now ongoing and will include some exclusive in-game rewards such as Assassin's Creed Odyssey weapons and Mario Auditore.

Tech IGN's Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Review Plan
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When it comes to games like Red Dead Redemption 2 and Red Dead Online, or Battlefield V multiplayer and single-player, it could potentially be extremely useful to players who spend the majority of their time in one mode or another. To mitigate this, stores in the U.S. and United Kingdom will be selling Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 a day early for consumers to begin downloading its massive patch.

Tech Facebook launches 3D Photos for iPhone Portrait mode images
Author: 0 Facebook launches 3D Photos for iPhone Portrait mode images

Viewable both in the News Feed and with virtual reality headsets, 3D photos bring a scene to life by adding the facets of depth and movement. There's no mention of support for Google's dual-pixel Portrait mode photos captured with the Pixel line.

Tech WhatsApp Developers Fix Serious Video Call Security Bug
Author: 0 WhatsApp Developers Fix Serious Video Call Security Bug

Another researcher at the same facility, Tavis Ormandy claims that the malware is so powerful that by just receiving the call from the attacker - the user's complete WhatsApp account can be compromised. WhatsApp told ZDNet that it didn't find any evidence of hackers exploiting this bug to attack other users. "We routinely engage with security researchers from around the world to ensure WhatsApp remains safe and reliable", said a spokesperson.

Tech Man using Google Street View to get directions catches his wife cheating
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The photo reportedly date back to 2013, and although Google Street View blurred her face, the unnamed man was able to recognize the woman in it as his wife and confronted her. San Pateste said: 'What a small world it is... "It would have been enough if she said to her husband that she did not love him anymore". The photograph is one of a long line of unintentionally freaky images taken for Google Maps and Google Street View.

Tech Essential’s next phone could use AI to manage your life
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Users would also be able to make phone calls from the planned device. Apparently, Essential put it all in the development of a new smartphone . But a new report claims that the father of Android has reshuffled Essential's priorities, choosing to focus on a smartphone that could revolutionize the mobile industry.

Tech Google Home Hub - Google Assistant With A Display
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So now overall, Google is all ready to make the dream of Smart Home a reality with its app. The 5.5-inch Pixel 3 will sell from $799 and the 6.3-inch Pixel 3 XL from $899. Google says it excluded a video camera because it wants users to feel "comfortable" with the Home Hub, but the absence of a camera will also save on the bill of materials.

Tech Stardew Valley Coming To IOS This Month, Android Later
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PC players will be able to transfer over their save data using iTunes, so there won't be a need to start a brand-new farm on your phone. In case you missed it, you can find my review for Stardew Valley here (I highly recommend it). Unfortunately, mod support and multiplayer content isn't available in the mobile version. The game was the only title I've personally given a ideal 10 to in my time here at TechRaptor and that's for a very good reason - it's a heck of a lot of fun.