Tech

by | August 18, 2018 | 02:46

The iShares China Large-Cap ETF shed 3.8% to a 13-month low, as 49 of the 50 components lost ground. While Tencent's shares fell by 3.9 percent, it isn't just the Chinese video game market that is devastated by the freeze. Tencent is also ploughing cash to outside bets: the value of new investments hit 32 billion yuan in the six months to June. Still, it's rare for company officials to publicly suggest Beijing is to blame for anything, which is why it stood out that Tencent called out ...

by | August 13, 2018 | 03:54

So, wait for a few more days for the service to launch. How do you guys feel about Nintendo starting to charge for online play when it comes to the Switch? And, about 18 months on from its original release, the Nintendo Switch's online service is finally due to launch in "the second half of September ".

by | August 10, 2018 | 22:55

SAMSUNG HAS SURPRISED no one with the unveiling of the Galaxy Note 9 , which is exactly what you were expecting it to be. "Considering the overall feature to price bundling, Note 9 is an upgrade to the previous Galaxy Note 8 series but one will have to wait to see the demand generated from the Indian market", Joshi noted.

by | August 09, 2018 | 09:13

Nintendo just held a special Direct presentation for Super Smash Bros . If you missed it, here's a breakdown of the latest reveals for the new game. The vampire hunter could be seen sporting his classic look/attire while he fended off demons and rival Smash characters.

by | August 07, 2018 | 00:24

We've known for a while now that Google has high hopes for its incoming Pixel 3 range of smartphones, and has seemingly engineered them with just one main focus, gun down Apple's new iPhone range. And that, according to Google, will help Android 9 Pie learn and get smarter in future. Coming this fall is a new Android Pie feature called Slices .

by | August 04, 2018 | 02:16

With the 5G Moto Mod clipped on, the Moto Z3 can connect to Verizon's 5G network , which is live in three USA cities including Los Angeles, Sacramento, and Houston. A 3,000mAh battery with support for Motorola's TurboPower fast charging technology completes the spec sheet. There is no 3.5mm audio jack, but the company is providing a 3.5mm to USB Type-C adapter.

by | August 04, 2018 | 02:10

Fortnite is a platform-driving game that has proven it can generate hundreds of millions of dollars a month, and even on mobile Fortnite Battle Royale is driving multiple millions of dollars monthly from in-app purchases. "30% is disproportionate to the cost of the services these stores perform". Epic's FAQ also includes questions about unwitting users installing malware as a result of opening up Android's security permissions, which will be required for Fortnite's Android ...

by | August 04, 2018 | 01:14

In terms of memory, the Galaxy Note 9 will be equipped with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage. Samsung is getting about as leaky as OnePlus these days, and there have been all manner of details about the upcoming Galaxy Note9 slipping out over recent days.

by | August 03, 2018 | 04:45

Operating profit was ¥195 billion ($1.75 billion) in the June quarter, the Tokyo-based company said Tuesday, compared with analysts' average projections for ¥145.4 billion. Analysts expect the September launch of "Marvel's Spider-Man" to further lift gaming profit. That gain came from the sale of Sony's camera module unit and the receipt of insurance payouts for natural disaster damage.

by | August 01, 2018 | 00:31

This is the older version - there are the usual Pixel 3 , and he probably won't differ in appearance, except that would be a little more compact. The source of this leak on XDA Developers said that it's "totally glass", but there is still a change in texture, with the top glossy and the bottom matte, to keep that visual design from the previous devices.

by | July 30, 2018 | 03:00

Unlike the 10-hour limit imposed for Basic users, Origin Access Premier will give you unlimited five-day early access to EA's biggest titles, including the upcoming Federation Internationale de Football Association 19, NFL 19, Battlefield V , and Anthem , reiterating what EA said at E3 2018 .

by | July 25, 2018 | 03:32

Epic is also bringing back the popular Playground Mode on Wednesday with a bevy of additions, including the ability to switch teams in-game, increased drop rates for ammo and bounce pads, and golf carts (which now spawn every time). The new compact submachine gun has a 50-round capacity and uses light bullets. This means if you're at 25 health you'll be able to heal fully with the Slurp Juice but won't receive any bonuses to your shield.

by | July 24, 2018 | 03:55

Sony has revealed a radical new sensor chip that could dramatically improve your smartphone pictures. That conversion is how the company arrives at that 48-MP effective resolution. The ultra-small pixels mean that the new image sensor comes in at just 8mm diagonal despite the impressive pixel count. This increased pixel count allows for 8,000 x 6,000 photos and high-definition imaging even when an image is zoomed in, the company says.

by | July 16, 2018 | 01:01

The 13-inch model starts at $1,799 and the 15-inch version will set you back $2,399 to start. The iPhone maker has employed the latest chips from Intel to deliver the speed, ranging from 6-core Intel Core i7 and Core i9 processors on the 15-inch machine and a quad-core setup on the 13-inch model.

by | July 14, 2018 | 02:26

Anyway, those who are interested can purchase the Blackmagic eGPU now for $699. It upgraded its 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro notebooks. The updated MacBook Pro with Touch Bar will now be configurable with up to 32 GB of RAM, compared with a maximum of 16 GB of RAM previously.

by | July 14, 2018 | 01:27

FILE - Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., meets with Brett Kavanaugh , right, then-nominee for the D.C. Circuit Court, on Capitol Hill, May 2, 2006. "Anybody who thinks that (Kavanaugh) is some kind of objective guy who's going to come on and look at each of the cases objectively - I don't think that's the situation today".

by | July 06, 2018 | 22:54

Why it matters: As the biggest phone manufacturer in the world, we've become used to seeing Samsung posting record quarterly profits, but it looks as if the streak has come to an end. This contradicts reports that the Galaxy S10 will be unveiled first. The device will employ foldable display panels, which is expected to go into mass production this summer.

by | July 06, 2018 | 22:29

Rosey Blair live-tweeted from her flight after she asked another passenger to change seats so she could sit next to her boyfriend. Netizen Rosey Blair shared on Twitter how she unexpectedly became Cupid when she asked to switch seats with a passenger.

by | July 05, 2018 | 02:04

This device runs Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box with Samsung UX. Considering this feature, the S-Pen on the Galaxy Note9 could be the biggest S-Pen (literally). The phone seeks attention with its infinity display , seamless performance along with good storage and design . The S7 put it next to the camera , which was awful, then the S8 fixed it by putting it under the camera , but we'd really like to see it on the front again, where it's pretty impossible to accidentally put smudges on ...

by | July 01, 2018 | 03:25

Only last week was the notch confirmed for the XL device after several phone cases emerged on Chinese e-commerce marketplace AliExpress . A larger 5.4-inch display will purportedly be squeezed into a similar 145.6 x 68.2 x 7.9mm body, with the 6.2-inch notch-toting Pixel 3 XL also expected to more or less retain the overall measurements of its 6-inch forerunner.

by | June 30, 2018 | 01:55

OnePlus , a company who once had a rocky update history , has slowly been improving in the area since the release of the OnePlus 3 two years ago. Have you chosen a OnePlus phone because of the firm's past record with Android updates? The OnePlus Software Maintenance Schedule goes into effect right now and applies to the OnePlus 3/3T, 5/5T, 6, and all future phones.

by | June 30, 2018 | 01:18

Even more so than if they did that in the regular modes, I mean, since your teammates' lives are literally the points you use to win. While Epic hasn't formally announced what will happen this Saturday, something else has been taking place on the island in recent days, and many Fortnite players suspect that the two are related.

by | June 28, 2018 | 01:33

So far, the develoer beta has been surprisingly stable, but its definitely not ready for regular day-to-day use ( more on that in a moment). Screen Time , see how long you use your device and for what. Apple will be updating the beta version with more features in the future. iOS 12 officially comes out this fall . You can sync your data on iCloud.

by | June 26, 2018 | 03:16

Many big retailers, such as Amazon .com and Macy's, already collected sales tax for online purchases because they had warehouses or stores in those states. Kennedy, who delivered the opinion for the court. Broader taxing power will let state and local governments collect an extra $8 billion to $23 billion a year, according to various estimates.

by | June 18, 2018 | 02:12

First off, the Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 is using an Intel Celeron 3965Y processor instead of the ARM SoC of the earlier model. The Chromebook Plus (V2) will be available from June 24 for US$499.99, which makes it way cheaper than Google's Pixelbook by some margin but still a couple of hundred books more than more basic offerings from Acer and Asus.

by | June 15, 2018 | 01:15

Chinese smartphone maker Vivo stole the show at Mobile World Congress earlier this year with a device called the Apex - a prototype handset sporting several groundbreaking features that helped create a bezel-free look. The device is fueled by the Snapdragon 845 64-bit octa-core processor, while it includes a 4,000mAh battery on the inside. The Vivo Nex features a huge 6.59-inch Super AMOLED display.

by | June 13, 2018 | 14:27

Although it will be the first tournament to be hosted by three nations, the vast majority of games will be held in the United States. All soccer venues are expected to be ready by the time the 2026 World Cup rolls around. The Portuguese believes Gareth Southgate's men would prevail in that clash - but would see their World Cup dreams dashed in the next round against five-time winners Brazil.

by | June 13, 2018 | 13:46

In the spirit of Fallout Shelter and Elder Scrolls Legends , Elder Scrolls: Blades is a mobile app taking place in the universe of one of Bethesda's great franchises. We haven't seen procedurally-created dungeons since The Elder Scrolls: Arena , the very first game in the series-a detail that Todd Howard himself mentioned.

by | June 12, 2018 | 02:03

While the game is not the second season of Life is unusual, we got confirmation from Square Enix that it will be the first glimpse we get of the world of Season 2. Whatever the case, The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit will be available to download for free via the Xbox Store on 26th June. The game will involve a self-contained story that follows an adventurous 10-year old boy named Chris, who sees himself as a superhero.

by | June 12, 2018 | 02:00

It appears the servers on German site GamePro.de . aren't particularly secure so they were available for anyone to grab. Unexpected encounters will breathe life into your story as you meet colorful characters, battle vicious mercenaries, and more.

by | June 12, 2018 | 01:57

Square Enix first announced Kingdom Hearts III in 2013. The Xbox event was packed with cinematic snippets or play of 52 games, including new instalments to blockbuster franchises such as "Fallout" and " Halo ". But towards the end of their presentation, Executive President of Gaming Phil Spencer talked about the future of Xbox, and what that might look like.

by | June 08, 2018 | 06:26

However, it will still be supported with post-launch content that should keep players occupied after its initial release. On the IO Interactive side, CEO Hakan Abrak promised a richer game than ever before. Three versions have been confirmed: Standard Edition, Silver Edition and Gold Edition (which includes two expansions; the Silver includes one). There'll also be a franchise first co-op mode in the form of Sniper Assassin .

by | June 08, 2018 | 03:01

A statement attributed to Facebook chief privacy officer Erin Egan read, "we recently found a bug that automatically suggested posting publicly when some people were creating their Facebook posts". The company is also still recovering from the Cambridge Analytica scandal, in which a Trump-affiliated data-mining firm got access to the personal data of as many as 87 million Facebook users.

by | June 07, 2018 | 02:05

In fact, Apple was fairly forthcoming in calling out the practices of "data companies", practices that put or weaken privacy of users, at its developer event. It now features a "Reminder" that enables users to set a time alarm to remind them about having a break. While Facebook generates revenue from ads targeted with detailed information about users, Apple makes most of its money selling hardware products.

by | June 06, 2018 | 12:50

As announced earlier in the year , Warner Bros and IO Interactive are now partners, with the former publishing the latter's games. Another tweet which sparked more excitement, this time from WB Games, pictured a race vehicle. A new Hitman sequel is set to be revealed later this week, but its publisher has already stealth killed any chance of a surprise. Interactive Games to continue bringing fans titles starring Agent 47.