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What Changes Reliance Jio Customers Can Expect From August 15 What Changes Reliance Jio Customers Can Expect From August 15
- August 14, 2018

With the JioPhone 2 , the company is aiming to achieve 100 million sales for the JioPhones in India. In the note which we received, Jio clearly termed the sale as 'Flash Sale, ' hinting at the limited availability of the product. Unveiled by Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) chairman Mukesh Ambani at company's annual general meeting (AGM) last month, JioPhone 2 , the higher-end model of JioPhone will be sold online in a flash sale on 16th August. (more...)
Google Pixel 3 XL Google Pixel 3 XL
- August 14, 2018

The same guy who made that unboxing video has now shared another video of the Pixel 3 XL and in that video, he shows the new Android Pie features like the new quick settings panel, the new recent panel, new settings menu, and some specifications from the AnTuTu application. (more...)
Apple delays 32-person Group FaceTime chats from iOS 12 launch Apple delays 32-person Group FaceTime chats from iOS 12 launch
- August 14, 2018

Among the new features that Apple has touted for iOS 12 is a group chat feature for the FaceTime video platform. Apple is not also opening up as to why it is removing the feature from the betas, nor why it has made a decision to push back the public launch of the feature. (more...)
Video apparently shows Mo Salah using a phone while driving
- August 14, 2018

That will come as a blow to the Egyptian who had recaptured his goalscoring form from last season just 19 minutes into that West Ham game. Fans, including kids, were jostling for the forward's attention, which he paid none. Merseyside Police sent out the below tweet confirming that they were aware of the incident. "We have spoken to the player also and will deal with any follow-up internally". (more...)
Oppo R17 officially revealed: This is how to do a notch Oppo R17 officially revealed: This is how to do a notch
- August 14, 2018

We also think the OnePlus 6T will feature the more powerful Snapdragon 845 , rather than the more power-efficient Snapdragon 670 in the Oppo R17. While the selfie cam gets a 20 MP sensor with an f/2.0 lens, the rear combo is still a mystery, although OPPO does mention that it is capable of recording at 800 fps thanks to the advanced AI features. (more...)
Spotify is experimenting with letting free users skip all ads Spotify is experimenting with letting free users skip all ads
- August 14, 2018

The end goal of this concept is to give listeners a much more rewarding experience, by allowing them to skip the ads that they don't want to hear. Danielle Lee , global head of partner solutions at Spotify , tells AdAge that the approach is called Active Media . (more...)
Lenovo introduces ThinkPad P72 VR-ready laptop with up to 128GB RAM Lenovo introduces ThinkPad P72 VR-ready laptop with up to 128GB RAM
- August 14, 2018

LENOVO HAS REVEALED a brace of ThinkPad mobile workstations that come rocking the latest Intel Core or Xeon processors and graphics courtesy of Nvidia's Quadro GPUs . All that's crammed into a chassis that measures in at 0.7in thick, which has Lenovo claiming it's the "thinnest, lightest and sleekest" mobile workstation around. (more...)
Fallout 76 avoiding Steam so Bethesda can form 'direct relationships' with players Fallout 76 avoiding Steam so Bethesda can form 'direct relationships' with players
- August 14, 2018

There's no, 'oh, well somebody else updated something and now our thing doesn't work and we have to wait to fix it.' It's our game, it's our problem, and we can talk to you directly". "I am 100% sure I know whose fault it is and whose problem it is when you're having an issue with the game: it's ours". "We have found very good successes in having those direct relationships with customers, and not been able to see those same benefits when we work through somebody else". (more...)
Bethesda shows first Doom Eternal gameplay at QuakeCon Bethesda shows first Doom Eternal gameplay at QuakeCon
- August 14, 2018

Along with DOOM , the Austin-based developer also brought Rocket League and Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus to Switch, with a port of Warframe also in the works by the team. "That blueish place is not Hell". He says that the conversation actually goes back to the 2016 DOOM game with the developers wondering internally whether it was a mistake to name it that. (more...)
Honda Civic standardizes safety, sprouts Sport trim Honda Civic standardizes safety, sprouts Sport trim
- August 14, 2018

Cumulative sales of the 10th-generation Civic will surpass 1 million units this year. The Honda Civic sedan and coupe range has been given a very mild makeover in one of its most important markets. As for the tech, there's now Honda Sensing standard across the board. Larger 18-inch (+1 inch) 10-spoke alloy wheels with Berlina Black finish complete the Sport's more aggressive look. (more...)
Google tracks your movements even if you’ve turned location history off Google tracks your movements even if you’ve turned location history off
- August 13, 2018

Turning off location history just appears to remove your location from the Google Maps Timeline feature, which shows you where you've been in Google's data. Shankari, who studies commuting patterns, was left scratching her head when she was asked to rate a shopping trip to Kohl's, despite having switched off her Location History when the trip took place. (more...)
Samsung SmartThings Wifi is a mesh router for your smart home Samsung SmartThings Wifi is a mesh router for your smart home
- August 13, 2018

Samsung's latest SmartThings products include a new SmartThings hub, button, sensor and outlet. Samsung has a new SmartThings Mesh WiFi router , promising not only whole-home wireless coverage but control over your smart home too. But Samsung says that its WiFi system will know to leave enough bandwidth available so that Netflix can keep streaming if I'm watching it while I upload. (more...)
Bethesda doesn’t want Elder Scrolls Legends on systems without cross-play Bethesda doesn’t want Elder Scrolls Legends on systems without cross-play
- August 13, 2018

The expansion is set to hit on August 13 for PC players and August 28 for those on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Locking out other console networks potentially discourages individual, "locked in" players from moving to competing consoles where they'd be cut off from their friends. (more...)
Google's rumored Google's rumored "Campfire" alt-OS mode could bring Windows 10 to Chromebooks
- August 13, 2018

Rumors have been popping up for months now that the firm is adding some sort of dual boot functionality, but it's starting to become clear what that actually is. Remember, the only ARM processor that's supported by Windows 10 is the Snapdragon 835, with Snapdragon 850 support coming later this year. Even if you have a Pixelbook with 16GB storage, you will need more storage to be able to dual-boot into Windows 10. (more...)
Red Dead Redemption 2's gameplay video was captured on a PS4 Pro Red Dead Redemption 2's gameplay video was captured on a PS4 Pro
- August 13, 2018

At over six minutes long, the gameplay video not only provided a meaty look at the title, but also showcased a level of graphical fidelity of the highest order. Some of these interaction highlighted in the trailer include greet, antagonize, defuse, stop witness, threaten, dismiss, beat, and rob. Judging from the video, horses will have different skill sets and uses. (more...)
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 is the thinnest and lightest work laptop ever
- August 13, 2018

What Lenovo is punting about its new laptop, however, is its size. And it looks the part, with the staid, basic black ThinkPad aesthetic. Lenovo introduced two new mobile workstations, powered by eighth-generation Intel Core and Xeon processors, that will be available at the end of August. (more...)
Bethesda Defends Legally Threatening Consumer Over Sealed, As-New Game Sales Bethesda Defends Legally Threatening Consumer Over Sealed, As-New Game Sales
- August 13, 2018

Speaking with Eurogamer at QuakeCon, Pete Hines , senior vice president of marketing and communications for Bethesda , offered the publisher's side of the story. If Hupp had listed the game as "pre-owned", he would not have been threatened with a lawsuit, but it strikes me that this is a dumb semantic legal argument that didn't really need to be brought up and could be used to erode the second hand market over time. (more...)
Doom Eternal gameplay is everything you want it to be Doom Eternal gameplay is everything you want it to be
- August 13, 2018

Keep your eyes peeled for the appearance of an amazing-looking DOOMsword, too. No release date has been announced. What do you think of Doom and Rage for Xbox Game Pass? DOOM 2 - What is it? As showcased by Bethesda's latest gameplay footage , Doom Eternal aims to up the ante in almost every way possible-and that means total chaos. (more...)
Which Note 9 color do you like best? Which Note 9 color do you like best?
- August 13, 2018

The upcoming Galaxy S10 may not be Samsung's first to incorporate next-generation 5G wireless technology. With a score of 10,357, the iPhone X was easily the top smartphone in the benchmark tests, while the Galaxy Note 9 finished third with a score of 8,876, right behind the second-place OnePlus 6, which scored 9,088 points. (more...)
Intel's new Core i9-9900K: 8C/16T with all-core 4.7GHz boost Intel's new Core i9-9900K: 8C/16T with all-core 4.7GHz boost
- August 13, 2018

News that Intel was delaying its 10-nanometer processors came as a blow to many, but it appears we don't have long to wait for the new Core i9, Core i7, and Core i5 parts, which are built on the 14nm++ node. The Core i7 9700K is an eight-core and eight-thread processor (that's right no Hyper threading) with a boost up to 4.9 GHz on one single-core. This would be an incredible feat, with Intel making sure the 9900K is the best 8C/16T processor on the market. (more...)
Google telling users that the Play Store doesn't have Fortnite Google telling users that the Play Store doesn't have Fortnite
- August 13, 2018

Then came the bombshell that it wasn't going down that route and that the company would instead essentially roll its own application installer for Android that would be built to distribute one app and one app only: Fortnite for Android. It doesn't change the security model and how Epic's distribution fits within it, but it does remind users to make sure their devices are protected as much as they can be. (more...)
Fallout 76 Trolls, Beware: Griefers Will Be Hunted By Other Players Fallout 76 Trolls, Beware: Griefers Will Be Hunted By Other Players
- August 13, 2018

Apparently, Bethesda thought about that too and crafted a way to deal with the problem before the game is launched. Fallout 76 perks - all the perks revealed so far. When you die, you drop your junk. However, there are stashes around the world and at your camp that can be used to store junk and keep it safe, so smarter players will no doubt be seeking these out and using them frequently to store precious materials. (more...)
The Call of Duty The Call of Duty
- August 13, 2018

On consoles, you'll need a pre-order to play. An early-access PC beta exclusively on Battle.net will start today too, while the open PC beta is set to run from August 11 to August 13. In Heist, two teams of five players must locate a bag of cash and successfully deliver it to an extraction point. Instead, players start with a pistol and some in-game cash. (more...)
Shovel Knight Invades Another Game, Joining Rivals of Aether Shovel Knight Invades Another Game, Joining Rivals of Aether
- August 13, 2018

Shovel Knight's signature Shovel Drop is a big part of his game plan in Rivals of Aether and sets up for his combos. By taunting, Shovel Knight can summon Chester and spend his treasure on upgrades. In a recent blog post, developer dan Fornace revealed that the hero from Yacht Club Games smash hit Shovel Knight would join the game as DLC for $4.99. (more...)
Destiny 2 Forsaken Making Changes to Nightfall and Strike Playlists Destiny 2 Forsaken Making Changes to Nightfall and Strike Playlists
- August 13, 2018

For those who purchase the Forsaken DLC, the strike playlist will now offer three tiers of difficulty: 300, 400, and 500 Power. The Nightfall Strikes are also changing in a drastic way. The exception is Power 500 Strikes which will always be playable. These are a weekly activity that sees Ikora sending you out to repeat story missions for extra rewards, but they'll be replaced in Forsaken by the Heroic Story playlist. (more...)