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Niantic teases Pokémon Go-inspired Harry Potter: Wizards Unite in trailer Niantic teases Pokémon Go-inspired Harry Potter: Wizards Unite in trailer
- November 14, 2018

The trailer lasts 31 seconds, and there's quite a lot going on. As the wizarding world bleeds into the muggle world, players are called upon to help stop the problem. Check out the trailer below via the game's Youtube channel to get a taste of what the new game will bring to your mobile experience. While the logo looks fairly standard on the surface, avid Potter fans will notice the three wands are actually those belonging to Harry, Ron and Hermione. (more...)
Apple's 11 inch iPad Pro gets taken apart by iFixit Apple's 11 inch iPad Pro gets taken apart by iFixit
- November 14, 2018

The new iPad Pro 11 and iPad Pro 12 .9 are officially on sale from today, meaning you can walk into a store and pick one up right now. No wonder then that the 2018 iPad Pro received a repairability score of 3 out of 10 from iFixit. For the WiFi+Cellular variant, the 64GB base variant of the iPad Pro with 11-inch display will start at Rs 85,900. The iPad Pro now comes with up to 1TB of inbuilt storage. (more...)
Essential Phone's Audio Adapter HD Now Available for $149 Essential Phone's Audio Adapter HD Now Available for $149
- November 14, 2018

The Audio Adapter HD has been in the works for some time ( recently hit the FCC , picked up software support for it ) and we're actually kind of surprised it ever arrived for purchase. Featuring an audiophile-grade amp, it can power high impedance headphones for optimal listening with low distortion. However, the Audio Adapter HD does more than just add an audio jack to your phone. (more...)
Nintendo announces Black Friday hardware bundles Nintendo announces Black Friday hardware bundles
- November 14, 2018

That includes discounts on game consoles- Sony and Microsoft are both planning to offer deals on their respective systems and accessories, and now we know what Nintendo has in store as well. Nintendo is gearing up for Black Friday 2018 with a pair of hardware bundles to help deliver cheer this holiday season. That's basically like getting a free game (which is a $60 value) with your purchase of Nintendo Switch! If a more traditional handheld experience is what you're looking for, you can ... (more...)
Nvidia announces midrange Quadro RTX 4000 Nvidia announces midrange Quadro RTX 4000
- November 14, 2018

As the debut of Turing on board Quadro RTX 8000, RTX 6000, and RTX 5000 cards proved, gaming isn't the only area where a blend of real-time ray tracing and rasterization could prove handy. Nvidia has not yet offered a United Kingdom launch date, but interested parties can sign up to be notified when cards are available on the official product page. (more...)
Here's Aston Martin’s New DBX SUV Testing On A Filthy Rally Stage Here's Aston Martin’s New DBX SUV Testing On A Filthy Rally Stage
- November 14, 2018

Aston Martin confirmed on Tuesday that is upcoming luxury SUV will be called the DBX. In addition, Aston gave the public its first look at the first SUV in company history. However, the DBX concept that debuted at the show is nothing like the production auto that we will see launched sometime in the fourth quarter of 2019 . (more...)
Google Night Sight just released for Android (for some) Google Night Sight just released for Android (for some)
- November 14, 2018

Night Sight also uses machine learning to adapt to the various lighting situations that might be present. With this, Night Sight "balances the color of your photo" so that the results seem far more natural, even in low-light. That's also assuming you don't already have your device set to download updates automatically from said app store. It's not super likely this feature will expand to non-Pixel smartphones. (more...)
Microsoft relaunches Windows 10 October 2018 Update sans file-chewing bug Microsoft relaunches Windows 10 October 2018 Update sans file-chewing bug
- November 14, 2018

In order to install the October 2018 Update , you will have to go to Windows Update in Settings and " Check for updates ". It won't all happen overnight, of course, it never does, and Microsoft is not taking any more chances. Such users may typically get Windows 10 feature updates automatically from Microsoft's Windows Update service, but they won't arrive if the telemetry readings are off. (more...)
Valve VR Headset Reportedly in the Works, to Come With Half-Life Prequel Valve VR Headset Reportedly in the Works, to Come With Half-Life Prequel
- November 14, 2018

Rather than outsourcing or working with other companies which it is done in the past to help create the HTC Vive VR headset . This would likely not be Half-Life 3 , but a prequel game, instead. With Valve's active involvement in providing tools to developers for VR, it makes some sense for them to delve into the hardware side of the business. (more...)
Global Artificial Tears Market Strategies 2018 - Industry Outlook 2023, Worldwide Research Trends Global Artificial Tears Market Strategies 2018 - Industry Outlook 2023, Worldwide Research Trends
- November 14, 2018

The market shares of segments (players, type , application and regions) are prepared to give an opportunistic roadmap to the readers of the Automotive Carbon Ceramic Brake System Global market . A detailed qualitative analysis of drivers and restraints of the Subsea Artificial Lift Systems Market and opportunities is provided in the overview section. (more...)
Macron, tech giants launch initiative to fix internet ills Macron, tech giants launch initiative to fix internet ills
- November 14, 2018

Launched by the French government, the Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace is over-ambitious, and has been shunned by countries that really matter. "It's a domain that is managed, but not governed", an adviser to Macron said, warning that a "free, open and secure" internet risked quickly becoming a thing of the past. (more...)
Samsung unveils Exynos 9820 with on-device AI processing Samsung unveils Exynos 9820 with on-device AI processing
- November 14, 2018

The processor is claimed to reduce power consumption by 10 percent compared to 10nm LPP process, comes with an integrated neural processing unit (NPU), a custom tri-cluster CPU, Mali-G76 MP12 GPU, support for 8K video recording, and an advanced image signal processor (ISP) as well. (more...)
Japanese Conglomerate SoftBank Seeks $21 Billion IPO For Mobile Business Japanese Conglomerate SoftBank Seeks $21 Billion IPO For Mobile Business
- November 14, 2018

The IPO will effectively split the business in half and provide SoftBank with a trove of capital so that CEO Masayoshi Son can charge ahead with his aggressive technology investment strategy, as outlined by CNBC . SoftBank's reposition comes at a time when the company has to rethink its strategy both in the Japanese and global markets. "The domestic market is mature, so growth will be tough". (more...)
Project Fi Adds VPN Security to Your LTE Connection Project Fi Adds VPN Security to Your LTE Connection
- November 14, 2018

Through an "Enhanced network" toggle that will rollout this week, Fi users will get more privacy and security on all connections, plus handoffs between WiFi and cellular will get even faster. The new "enhanced network" mode will extend this to include WiFi networks that aren't included in Project Fi . Another cool feature of the "enhanced network" is the ability to automatically switch between WiFi and mobile networks. (more...)
Internet traffic hijack dogs Google Internet traffic hijack dogs Google
- November 13, 2018

To travel across the world, the internet traffic hops between multiple networks to reach the destination. Update, November 13, 11:30am ET: MainOne, the Nigerian ISP that caused this mess, said on Twitter today that the whole incident was an accident. (more...)
Fallout 76 has a massive day one patch Fallout 76 has a massive day one patch
- November 13, 2018

Fallout 76 is officially scheduled to release for everyone on November 14th. Judging from a recent image posted to the Xbox One subreddit by user willdapod, Fallout 76 has been patched significantly as only 247 megabytes of the game actually reside on the game's physical disc. (more...)
BMW M340i revealed, Australian debut due late next year BMW M340i revealed, Australian debut due late next year
- November 13, 2018

And we'll have to wait a little longer. After unveiling the 330i at the Paris Motor Show, BMW will debut the more powerful M340i in Los Angeles later this month. It is the BMW M340i: a four-wheel-drive saloon that's quicker than an old V8 M3 saloon. The Adaptive M suspension with electronically controlled dampers is also optionally available. (more...)
Nintendo ROM Site Lawsuit Results in $12 Million Judgement Nintendo ROM Site Lawsuit Results in $12 Million Judgement
- November 13, 2018

Nintendo described the pair as "sophisticated" pirates, and dismissed the notion that they were casual fans looking to preserve video game history. The couple have since taken down both sites, and entered settlement negotiations with Nintendo to avoid a legal battle. (more...)
Apple confirms its T2 chip will block some third-party repairs Apple confirms its T2 chip will block some third-party repairs
- November 13, 2018

So, if they suffer from a busted keyboard or overheating issues (both of which have been problems for Apple in the recent past), you'd better make sure you take them to an authorized fix center. Or it could be a threat to keep their authorized network in line. The parts affected, according to the report, are the display assembly, logic board, top case, and Touch ID board for the MacBook Pro, and the logic board and flash storage on the iMac Pro. (more...)
Black Ops 4: How to Unlock Nikolai in Blackout Black Ops 4: How to Unlock Nikolai in Blackout
- November 13, 2018

Nuketown has made an appearance in several titles in the Call of Duty franchise. A PlayStation 4 timed exclusive, Nuketown has a November 13 release date. The news was announced alongside a short teaser, which confirms a Russian setting for the map. The trailer also shows off what appears to be a nuclear warhead launching in the middle of the map. (more...)
Intel's 5G modem will land in the second half of 2019 Intel's 5G modem will land in the second half of 2019
- November 13, 2018

Intel's argument for the XMM 8160 5G is that device-makers want a more compact, more efficient multimode chip that puts all of their 2G-5G radios in one place. The announcement goes on to note the modem offers advanced technology needed to support new millimeter wave spectrum as well as sub 6 GHz 5G NR support, including FDD and TDD bands from 600 MHz to 6 GHz. (more...)
Industrial X-ray Inspection Systems Market 2018-2023 with Strategic Trends Growth, Revenue Industrial X-ray Inspection Systems Market 2018-2023 with Strategic Trends Growth, Revenue
- November 13, 2018

To understand the Internet of Things (IoT) Twin industry scenario and its prospects. Geographically , the Internet Of Things (IoT) Microcontroller Market report includes dedicated sections centering on the regional market revenue and trends . (more...)
Google finally delivers manual backup option to Android Google finally delivers manual backup option to Android
- November 13, 2018

Previously, for backups, a smartphone had to be connected to a Wi-Fi network and the device would have to in the charging mode. To access the feature, users will need to visit Settings Backup & reset Google account. As you can see, there is some overlap between the two features. The release of the manual-backup feature was first speculated in August. According to the reader, he saw the “Back up now” button in his Pixel 2, but also saw it on some older devices including a Droid Turbo ... (more...)
Apple suppliers fall due to weak iPhone demand Apple suppliers fall due to weak iPhone demand
- November 13, 2018

Lumentum's outlook comes a week after Nikkei reported that Apple was cancelling a production boost for its iPhone XR line, and less than two weeks after Apple's fourth-quarter results showed tepid unit sales growth. Oclaro, an optical components supplier which is being purchased by Lumentum Holdings, saw its shares drop by 10pc on Monday. JP Morgan analysts weighed in by cutting their price target for Apple by $4 to $270 pointing to poor orders for the new iPhone XR. (more...)
Netflix is Ending Support For The Wii Netflix is Ending Support For The Wii
- November 13, 2018

Sadly on January 31 2019 Netflix is ending support for the Wii and your Netflix app will stop working. The Nintendo Wii may be a few generations behind the current entertainment craze, there is still one element that lives on in the hearts of every Nintendo fan - the Wii Shop Music. (more...)