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Tech Piranha Plant is Joining the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Roster After Launch
Author: 0 Piranha Plant is Joining the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Roster After Launch

There's still hope for some fan favourites to appear in the game though as Nintendo announced that they will shortly begin work on new (i.e. not echo fighters) characters to be released as paid-for DLC. The online mode will try to prioritize finding opponents that are nearby, and Nintendo recommends buying an Ethernet adapter for the Switch to get more stable connections.

Tech 'Red Dead Redemption 2' Earns a Record-Setting $725M Opening Weekend
Author: 0 'Red Dead Redemption 2' Earns a Record-Setting $725M Opening Weekend

Using the fences will be the best way to make money in Red Dead Redemption 2 as these fences will also buy all of the stolen items you come across throughout the game. Developers were reportedly asked to work over the standard 80 hours per week, and anonymous reports paint a picture of a place where workers are encouraged to put in overtime regularly with things like working hours leaderboards.

Tech Now you can create your own emoji, with this app
Author: 0 Now you can create your own emoji, with this app

It is rolling out for both Android and iOS users, and we recommend users to update Gboard to the latest version to see it in the Stickers section of the app. After you take a selfie, emoji Minis use Google's machine learning algorithms, known as neural networks, to suggest a skin tone, hair style and accessories that you can fine tune.

Tech Battlefield 1 leads Xbox Games with Gold November 2018 lineup
Author: 0 Battlefield 1 leads Xbox Games with Gold November 2018 lineup

The marquee title this time around would probably be Battlefield 1 , the blockbuster first-person World War I shooter from a year ago. You Xbox One owners are actually in for a treat in November, as Battlefield 1 will be headlining the free games on offer.

Tech The Mac mini is back and better than ever
Author: 0 The Mac mini is back and better than ever

Due to the lack of a button, it uses the gestures from iPhone X. It runs on the A12X Bionic chip, with graphics apparently comparable to an Xbox One S. When Steve Jobs introduced the very first Mac mini at Macworld 2005, he told us it was built to meet demand for a "stripped-down Mac that is more affordable".

Tech Farewell Google's clean homepage: New Discover feed will guess your interests
Author: 0 Farewell Google's clean homepage: New Discover feed will guess your interests

That's because Google's personalized news feed is now rolling out to mobile browsers. Given Google's system, it could be progressively an issue of when you see Discover as opposed to whether it appears in any case. An option at the bottom-right corner of the card, meanwhile, lets you select whether you want to see more or less of a particular topic. Pressing the Lens icon will highlight the interesting subjects with dots, with tapping an item sliding up a panel of related images or ...

Tech Ford GT Carbon Series revealed - 18 kg lighter
Author: 0 Ford GT Carbon Series revealed - 18 kg lighter

Aimed at making the auto even more track worthy, Ford made a decision to fit the GT with a series of carbon fiber elements to make it shed some fat. As per Ford, carbon fiber was used on the gloss wheels of the vehicle, the lower body panels, interior sills, air register pods, and center console.

Tech Google's Halloween Doodle Is An Addictive Multiplayer Game
Author: 0 Google's Halloween Doodle Is An Addictive Multiplayer Game

Users team up as either green or purple ghosts and compete to collect as many "wandering spirit flames" before the moon sets in two minutes. However, other players can steal them from you if their ghost crosses your tail, so watch out. As a bonus, players who earn lots of points receive power-ups like speed boosts and night vision. You can play it in your browser with mouse or keyboard controls, and it also works fine on mobile devices.

Tech Fallout 76 Feels Like More of the Same, Just Online
Author: 0 Fallout 76 Feels Like More of the Same, Just Online

Well that certainly seems true of Fallout 76's BETA - Break it Early Test Application - and its Xbox One exclusivity period. Reclamation Day, 2102. Last few things to note: on the Fallout wiki, Vault 76 is noted as a control vault - meaning it was created to open earlier than most of the others, to allow some people to go out and re-settle on the surface before the rest of civilization woke up.

Tech OnePlus Partners With T-Mobile on New 6T Smartphone
Author: 0 OnePlus Partners With T-Mobile on New 6T Smartphone

OnePlus actually wanted to integrate the fingerprint sensor into the display with the 5T a year ago, but there was no reliable and fast technology. A well-endowed 3700-mAh battery juices up the phone, and the included charger can push 20 W to it in a bid to make charging times short. There's no wireless charging despite the device coming with a glass back though.

Tech Software bug causes Pixel 3 XL to gain a second notch
Author: 0 Software bug causes Pixel 3 XL to gain a second notch

While the former comes in a conventional design similar to Pixel 2 , the latter comes with the typical "notch" which boasts two front-facing camera sensors along with the speaker grille. Some users claim that when simply rotating the phone between portrait and landscape modes, which forces a screen refresh, the additional notch will disappear, while others claim that a full reboot is needed to make it go away.

Tech Switch sales remain steady as Nintendo reports bump in profits
Author: 0 Switch sales remain steady as Nintendo reports bump in profits

Over its lifetime between 2001-2007, the GameCube managed to sell a very respectable 21.74 million units. The company announced today that they have sold 22.86 million Switch consoles as of the end of September 2018. Super Mario Odyssey now at 12.17m copies sold in just under a year (1m for the quarter), Mario Kart 8 Deluxe at 11.71m (1.36m for the quarter), and Breath of the Wild Switch now 10.28m (960k for the quarter).

Tech All-New MacBook Air With 13.3-Inch Retina Display, Touch ID Launched
Author: 0 All-New MacBook Air With 13.3-Inch Retina Display, Touch ID Launched

The new lower-cost Apple notebook adopts numerous technologies Apple introduced with the MacBook Pro in 2016, including a large Force Touch trackpad, new keyboard and two Thunderbolt 3 ports in the side for power and connectivity. This means the design of the Air has changed a fair bit so it now looks like something between a MacBook Pro and the 12in MacBook . The most affordable Retina-display Mac ever also includes an Apple-designed keyboard, a spacious Force Touch trackpad, faster ...

Author: 0 Apple Launches New Mac mini, Pricing from $999 in Canada

The much-loved desktop computer just had some new life breathed into it at the October 30 Apple special event in Brooklyn. Both Mac mini variants are expected to ship from 30 November 2018, according to Apple Malaysia's official website. The all-new Mac mini starts at $799 (roughly Rs. 58,800), and is up for pre-orders today in the US. Apple has done away with slow spinning disk drives, too; you can get up to 2TB of storage , and it's all solid-state.

Tech Red Dead Redemption 2 has the Biggest Opening Weekend in Entertainment History
Author: 0 Red Dead Redemption 2 has the Biggest Opening Weekend in Entertainment History

According top the same press release, RDR 2 has sold through $725 million's worth in its first three days at retail, giving it the second best launch ever. But while the original Red Dead Redemption never came to PC, Rockstar's other games have come in time. All of this is achieved even without Red Dead Online being released yet, planned for launch in November 2018.

Tech Apple's iOS 12.1 software update should land tomorrow
Author: 0 Apple's iOS 12.1 software update should land tomorrow

This news might get a slight chuckle from Android users that have had dual SIM phones available to them for year, but the eSIM provides some extra convenience, since it removes the need for a physical card that you put inside your phone. For the first time ever, Apple has introduced dual-SIM support in iPhones , allowing users to have two cellular networks on a single device. In China, where the eSIM isn't supported, you'll use two nano-SIMs instead.

Tech Glu Mobile jumps on volume for second day
Author: 0 Glu Mobile jumps on volume for second day

Now we have to analyze the facts that if the stocks were worthy off investors' money? So should retail investors trade along with the insiders? The recent analyst consensus rating clocked at 2.2 on the shares. The 14-day RSI is now sitting at 31.65, the 7-day is at 27.22, and the 3-day is spotted at 18.27 for Glu Mobile Inc . The stock of Glu Mobile Inc .

Tech Microsoft to keep working with military despite ethics concerns
Author: 0 Microsoft to keep working with military despite ethics concerns

This according to a blog post published Friday by company President Brad Smith laying out Microsoft's position on this controversial question of the current contracting zeitgeist. Nearly two weeks ago, anonymous Microsoft employees posted on Medium, a social journalism platform , an article that concluded: "Microsoft, don't bid on JEDI ".

Tech Those iPhone XS and Apple Watch photos? Here's how 9to5Mac found them
Author: 0 Those iPhone XS and Apple Watch photos? Here's how 9to5Mac found them

Apple has introduced the iPhone XR , a third model unveiled today during its September event. The iPhone Xr is powered by the same A12 Bionic chip present on the other two iPhones . With these features contributing to the lower price point on the Xr, the Xr does boast the same A12 Bionic chip found on the iPhone Xs and Xs Max , while battery life is noted to be one and a half hours more per day than the iPhone 8 Plus.

Tech Will you buy the new Huawei Mate 20 (Pro)?
Author: 0 Will you buy the new Huawei Mate 20 (Pro)?

This wider perspective creates a sense of spaciousness and a three dimensional effect to the images. Another breakthrough technology comes in the form of Huawei Mate 20 Pro's Wireless Reverse Charging, which enables users to take maximum advantage of the large batteries inside the device to benefit other devices.

Tech MIT Dig Deep into Ethics of Programming Autonomous Vehicles in Global Survey
Author: 0 MIT Dig Deep into Ethics of Programming Autonomous Vehicles in Global Survey

They also found out that the people in what they defined as the " southern cluster" had a stronger tendency towards sparing the lives of young people compared with the countries in the eastern cluster. The results showed a preference for human lives being spared over those of animals. But another leaves open the possibility of whether vehicles should be programmed to sacrifice the few to spare the many.

Tech AI-generated painting sells for $432,000 at auction
Author: 0 AI-generated painting sells for $432,000 at auction

In fact, its six-figure bid blew the $7,000-$10,000 expected sales price right out of the water. Renowned auction house Christie's sold the first piece of art created by an algorithm for $432,500. One such artist - Robbie Barrat said that Obvious used a code that he had written and released publicly. In other words, the impetus behind the creation of Edmond Belamy was to create an image of a face that doesn't actually exist, but is rather an approximation or an aggregate of ...

Tech Red Dead Redemption 2 hits Xbox One
Author: 0 Red Dead Redemption 2 hits Xbox One

Not very interesting, then, but we had to try. The story of Red Dead Redemption 2 follow-up to Rockstar Games' previously released, Red Dead Redemption . There are fans who are even stating that with Red Dead Redemption 2 , Rockstar Games' has left behind games like Witchers 3 and Assassin Creed's Origin, who are known for their immersive gameplay.

Tech Oracle Cloud offers first AMD chip-based platform
Author: 0 Oracle Cloud offers first AMD chip-based platform

Another offering is the E2.64 instance, which will offer 16 cores by comparison. "We automate the creation of the data model in the warehouse". Meanwhile, Oracle , which was late to the cloud game, is looking to gain ground on Amazon Web Services, which holds about 40 percent of the public cloud space, and other major players like Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform .

Tech OnePlus 6T Fails To Impress In Its Latest Performance Related Leak
Author: 0 OnePlus 6T Fails To Impress In Its Latest Performance Related Leak

Yesterday, Indian leaks blogger Ishan Agarwal laid out pricing for three OnePlus 6T configuraitons, all of them bearing minor increases from the OnePlus 6 . "Early-bird attendees at the pop-ups will receive several exclusive OnePlus goodies including OnePlus 6T phone covers and bumpers, OnePlus Sketchbook, OnePlus Never Settle T-shirts and OnePlus tote bags", the company said in a note to the media.

Tech Pokemon Go Gets Adventure Sync, Allows for Background Steps Counting
Author: 0 Pokemon Go Gets Adventure Sync, Allows for Background Steps Counting

This will mean any steps you take with your iOS phone, Apple Watch or Android phone will count toward the game. The new gameplay feature will sync in the background with iOS HealthKit and Android Google Fit and give players access to a weekly summary that highlights how much they walked.

Tech Red Dead Redemption 2 finally launches on Xbox One
Author: 0 Red Dead Redemption 2 finally launches on Xbox One

The Western-themed action-adventure game is the prequel to 2010's Red Dead Redemption. You won't be able to complete them all from the get go, but the Red Dead Redemption 2 Bandit Challenges are definitely one of the easiest sets to finish out of the lot, with simple, straightforward objectives that require a little bit of skill and total lack of moral fortitude.

Tech OnePlus 6T Promo Images, Specifications & Renders Leak
Author: 0 OnePlus 6T Promo Images, Specifications & Renders Leak

Just like any OnePlus phone that preceded it, the OnePlus 6T isn't a secret. It also confirms that the phone will have a water-drop - or in other words an extremely tiny - notch. And the company has also teased better camera performance in the OnePlus 6T , compared to the shooting performance of the OnePlus 6 . It remains to be seen how well will the phone's in-display fingerprint scanner function, though, as it will hardly be as fast as the rear-facing capacitive unit on the OnePlus 6.