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Tech Nokia 8.1 India Launch Event Starts
Author: 0 Nokia 8.1 India Launch Event Starts

Nokia has dished out some pretty well-built glass-metal finish phones this year and even entry-level handsets from the OEM look and feel premium. HMD promises that the Nokia 8 .1 comes with the ability to offer two-day battery life on a single charge.

Tech Gamer charged by Australian police after 'livestreaming assault'
Author: 0 Gamer charged by Australian police after 'livestreaming assault'

After the argument became more heated, the streamer stood up and moved out of the camera shot, but his wife could be heard screaming in the background. You don't pay the f--ing bills", the man responds, before continuing with the game. An apprehended violence order has been served against the man. A Twitter account has been providing updates, after apparently digging through MrDeadMoth's social media accounts, whose real first name is Luke, claiming that he has been arrested but "no ...

Tech Epic Games' Steam-Rival Store for PC Games Now Live
Author: 0 Epic Games' Steam-Rival Store for PC Games Now Live

But the fragmentation is okay-ish. Either way, the PC games space just got a bit more interesting. Epic Games says it is "funding these free releases so you always have something new to come and check out". The game was revealed at The Game Awards last night, and it's available for purchase now at $20. The first will be Subnautica , available between 14 and 27 December 2018, and the second Super Meat Boy , between 28 December 2018 and 10 January 2019.

Tech ‘Dauntless’ Confirmed For Consoles, Coming In 2019
Author: 0 ‘Dauntless’ Confirmed For Consoles, Coming In 2019

Just announced at The Game Awards , the team behind the acclaimed action RPG has revealed their plans to bring the game to consoles and even mobile devices and Nintendo Switch at a later date. Additionally, the Dauntless Hunt Pass will be available on December 6, and will give new challenges to undertake with big reward payouts for completing them.

Tech Nissan Confirms Production Of The GT-R50 By Italdesign
Author: 0 Nissan Confirms Production Of The GT-R50 By Italdesign

Only 50 units will ever be built - at least that's the word now - and each will sell for 990,000 Euro before taxes and options. To put things into perspective, this amount can get you five pieces of the regular GT-R Nismo! Visually, the special version is no ordinary GT-R.

Tech Microsoft unveils facial recognition principles
Author: 0 Microsoft unveils facial recognition principles

Microsoft will begin to implement six principles to manage these issues within the company, and it hopes that by sharing these principles others will be inspired to do the same. "Its striking to review the breadth of this innovation". Unless we act, we risk waking up five years from now to find that facial recognition services have spread in ways that exacerbate societal issues, warned Microsoft President Brad Smith.

Tech Cuba to allow the use of internet on cellphones
Author: 0 Cuba to allow the use of internet on cellphones

That's how it's been for the people of Cuba for more than half a century, even in the last 20 years when the internet began connecting folks from nearly every remote corner of the planet. Many Cubans complain about having to fearless insects and the elements at the hotspots, which also lack of privacy. "It will be good to be able to connect to the web with greater comfort", he said.

Tech O2 network outage ends: Here's what happened
Author: 0 O2 network outage ends: Here's what happened

The firm said it would be giving its pay monthly, small and medium business and mobile broadband customers credit for two days of monthly airtime subscription charges, to be issued by the end of January. The Japanese company, which plans to list its domestic unit in a $21 billion IPO later this month, said the problem was resolved after four and a half hours by reverting to an older version of Ericsson's software.

Tech Galaxy S10 just leaked in ‘photos’ with 3-cam back
Author: 0 Galaxy S10 just leaked in ‘photos’ with 3-cam back

Despite promising not to offer a notch on its phones because, you know, Apple does it and Samsung's not Apple, the South Korean-based smartphone manufacturer is getting ready to announce its first device with this controversial design element.

Tech Google Assistant gets personalized audio news briefings
Author: 0 Google Assistant gets personalized audio news briefings

To help with this, the Google News Initiative provided funding to a number of news organizations, such as KQED and McClatchy, to support building out more audio capabilities for the industry as a whole. The search giant is collaborating with numerous publishers across the globe in the endeavor, including The Associated Press , The Hollywood Reporter , The New York Times and The Washington Post , and has built an open specification prototype in an effort to bring more news organizations ...

Tech Crash Bandicoot rides again in 'Crash Team Racing' remaster trailer
Author: 0 Crash Bandicoot rides again in 'Crash Team Racing' remaster trailer

Crash Team Racing originally appeared on the PlayStation in 1999 in North America and Europe. That's right folks, the iconic Crash Team Racing from the PlayStation 1 era is coming back in the form of Crash Team Racing : Nitro-Fueled, a gorgeous remastering of the original we hold so dear.

Tech CS:GO goes Battle Royale and free to play
Author: 0 CS:GO goes Battle Royale and free to play

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is officially free to play . As for the players who already own the game, you'll be upgraded to Prime Status . Are you interested in Counter Strike: Global Offensive now that it's free-to-play on Steam? This isn't the game's first experience in the free-to-play realm.

Tech Far Cry Is Heading To The Post-Apocalypse
Author: 0 Far Cry Is Heading To The Post-Apocalypse

You'll also get the chance to rate their performance. Much of the environment has been lost to the ravages of time and enriched uranium. You can see 15 minutes of gameplay from the game below - and it looks as stylish as you'd expect from a DMC title, courtesy of Arrekz.

Tech Persona 5’s Joker is first Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC
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But what there was, was a reveal of the first paid-for DLC for Super Smash Bros . If you buy the game anytime in the next two months, you will be able to get an additional DLC character for free. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will release on December 7, 2018. Are you excited this Persona character will be joining the roster in Smash Ultimate? In total, there are five packs planned for Ultimate that can be purchased in a single transaction known as the Fighters Pass bundle.

Tech Google Says Goodbye to Allo
Author: 0 Google Says Goodbye to Allo

The former will export only the messages , while the latter will include media like photos, videos, and other files. Allo is no longer being developed or invested in, and as of March 2019 it will stop working entirely. Allo, which faced tough competition from the get-go, was not a bad application. Allo will continue to work through March 2019 and until then, you'll be able to export all of your existing conversation history from the app-here are instructions on how to do so.

Tech Microsoft Is Going Ahead And Rebuilding Edge Browser Atop Chromium
Author: 0 Microsoft Is Going Ahead And Rebuilding Edge Browser Atop Chromium

Microsoft , like every other browser maker, has long claimed that its offering is the best-performing and most full-featured on the market. That probably won't amount to much-Edge will have the same amount of competition, plus the addition of Apple's Safari browser on its own platform-but at least those few people who prefer Microsoft's browser will be able to use it elsewhere.

Tech Apple finally releases its first official case for iPhone XR
Author: 0 Apple finally releases its first official case for iPhone XR

Although third-party cases have been available since the iPhone XR was released, this is the first XR case offered by Apple . Among the changes, Apple is now offering its customers double the normal amount on trade-in devices for those who buy a new iPhone.

Tech Samsung pushing out Galaxy Note9 Android Pie-based One UI
Author: 0 Samsung pushing out Galaxy Note9 Android Pie-based One UI

As of today, Samsung has opened registrations and has begun pushing the beta firmware OTA for the Samsung Galaxy Note9 in India and Germany, as well as finally began pushing the OTA to those who registered on the Samsung + app in the United States.

Tech Huawei will release a smartphone with a
Author: 0 Huawei will release a smartphone with a "leaky" display on 17 December

Huawei has announced that December 4th will be the launch date of Nova 4 on its Weibo account . The image also has the Huawei logo on the top right side and the launch date, December 17. The Galaxy A8s is also tipped to house a 3,400mAh battery . "We're proud to work alongside innovative partners like Verizon and Qualcomm Technologies to deliver a smartphone that will fundamentally transform how people work and play", said Justin Denison, Senior Vice President, Mobile Product Strategy ...

Tech There's a new Far Cry game coming, and it looks... dusty
Author: 0 There's a new Far Cry game coming, and it looks... dusty

In order to hype this new FC game, the publisher has released a teaser trailer that you can find below. Ubisoft has announced that it will reveal the next Far Cry game at the Video Game Awards 2018 later today. Plus, it's not hard to imagine an ending to Far Cry 5 where the Elder's Gate cult get their hands on a nuclear bomb, and do the unthinkable. It definitely looks to be an interesting twist on the series, and we are looking forward to finding out more tomorrow night .

Tech Bethesda apologises after leak of Fallout 76 players' personal information
Author: 0 Bethesda apologises after leak of Fallout 76 players' personal information

Over the last week, Bethesda has been mired in uproar over a bag. In the latest in a series of blunders, it appears that a glitch in the Bethesda Support System has led to customer information being leaked to other users. "Hi guys, we've resolved this issue". The information leaked reportedly included names, email addresses and other contact details. Update , 11:12 p.m.: In a statement provided to Ars Technica, Bethesda confirmed that users' PID was exposed to fellow customer ...

Tech Nokia 8.1 is a global Android One phone with Pie
Author: 0 Nokia 8.1 is a global Android One phone with Pie

When converted to United States dollars, we're looking at a price of around $450, but again, we're unsure it will come. Nokia 8.1 is the global variant of Nokia X7 which was launched in China. The Nokia 8 .1 bears an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, and proximity sensor. NFC for Google Pay and a rear fingerprint sensor round out the package.

Tech UK's BT Group cuts Huawei out of wireless networks
Author: 0 UK's BT Group cuts Huawei out of wireless networks

BT will pull Huawei equipment out of its core 4G network within two years to fit its own internal policy. "In 2016, following the acquisition of EE, we began a process to remove Huawei equipment from the core of our 3G and 4G mobile networks, as part of network architecture principles in place since 2006", BT said.

Tech The first phone with a pinhole camera lands on December 17
Author: 0 The first phone with a pinhole camera lands on December 17

December 04 to get their hands on Huawei's latest flagship smartphone. HUAWEI Consumer BG is one of HUAWEI's three business units, mainly focusing on smartphones, personal computers, tablets and cloud services. 24 and 2-megapixel cameras may be included on the front side of the device, while pretty much everyone is expecting to see Android 9 Pie pre-installed on this smartphone.

Tech Google's Cross-Platform App Development Tool Hits Version 1.0
Author: 0 Google's Cross-Platform App Development Tool Hits Version 1.0

If an app violates our policies, we take action", Google told the publication. 'The activity was first documented in seven Cheetah apps and one from Kika Tech by Kochava, an app analytics and attribution company that shared its research with BuzzFeed News , ' reported BuzzFeed .

Tech Top Apple insider says AirPods 2 will hit stores early next year
Author: 0 Top Apple insider says AirPods 2 will hit stores early next year

As predicted by a popular analyst Ming Chi-Kuo, the new Airpods will be arriving in the first quarter of 2019 . "The main selling points of the new AirPods that will launch in 1Q19 are Bluetooth spec upgrades and a new charging box supporting wireless charging".

Tech The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD looks really damn tough
Author: 0 The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD looks really damn tough

For instance, that its exterior shares only a roof panel with the 1500 version of the pickup. Built in Michigan, GM says the 2020 Silverado HD's design has a bold, sculpted form that follows its enhanced heavy-duty function, differentiating it from its light-duty brother.