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DxOMark reveals first-ever scores for selfie cameras in flagship smartphones DxOMark reveals first-ever scores for selfie cameras in flagship smartphones
- January 23, 2019

Meanwhile, the Pixel 3 comes with one 12.2-megapixel sensor on its rear and two 8-megapixel lenses on its front. According to details provided by DxOMark , the testing is pretty much done the same as on the main camera test protocol, capturing over 1500 sample images and several hours of video tests and scenes, with some minor adjustments by taking into account the way people use the front camera. (more...)
Honor Watch Magic officially announced for Europe Honor Watch Magic officially announced for Europe
- January 23, 2019

The Honor View 20 is nothing but a rebadged Honor V20 that was first launched in China last December, so it features pretty the same design and internals. Alongside the Honor Watch Magic , the company also launched more affordable Honor Band 4. It weighs just 23 grams and comes with 14 days of battery life. (more...)
Experts called the smartphone with the best camera in the world Experts called the smartphone with the best camera in the world
- January 22, 2019

RM1,099) starting January 21st onwards. It was also released several months after P20 Pro , so we were expecting Mate 20 Pro to be better than P20 Pro. The white balance is pleasant while the colour rendering is also great. The Mate 20 Pro's commendable performance can be credited to its unique triple camera system. (more...)
Resident Evil 2 Classic '98 Costumes Announced Resident Evil 2 Classic '98 Costumes Announced
- January 22, 2019

During a special launch celebration livestream in Japan, Capcom unveiled several new additions coming to Resident Evil 2 Remake in the near future. The classic action, tense exploration, and puzzle solving gameplay that defined the Resident Evil series will return as players join rookie police officer Leon S. (more...)
Microsoft Wallet for Windows Phone to be retired in February Microsoft Wallet for Windows Phone to be retired in February
- January 22, 2019

As of December 10, 2019, Windows 10 Mobile users are no longer eligible to receive new security updates, non-security hotfixes, free assisted support options, or online technical content updates from Microsoft for free. But, Microsoft doesn't care since their various software is existing on both Android and iOS. It does, however, make it less likely that Microsoft ever intends to release a handheld device with a competitive feature set, as mobile payments are one of those features only the ... (more...)
Fortnite’s Ice Storm event has arrived, along with the Ice Fiends Fortnite’s Ice Storm event has arrived, along with the Ice Fiends
- January 22, 2019

But players will also notice that there are now some new Fortnite Ice Storm Challenges to complete too. A new Challenges will unlock each day, be sure to check FortniteINTEL for a guide to each Challenge. You'll find Ice Brutes close to the Ice Shard , accompanied by a bunch of Ice Fiends . You'll have to inflict 5000 damage on the Ice Legion for this challenge. (more...)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joins Twitch stream raising money for transgender children Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joins Twitch stream raising money for transgender children
- January 22, 2019

UK-based YouTuber HBomberGuy ( Harry Brewis ) has raised more than $200,000 for transgender children's charity Mermaids with a non-stop playthrough of the Nintendo 64 Donkey Kong game, beginning in the evening of January 18. Despite Linehan having been the unwitting catalyst of Hbomberguy's charity stream, the writer continued to draw attention to the event on Twitter . (more...)
Here's our first look at the new Motorola RAZR 2019 Here's our first look at the new Motorola RAZR 2019
- January 22, 2019

At the topside of the display is a wider notch which appears to be equipped with an earpiece. However, thanks to a new patent that was recently discovered by 91Mobiles, we may have our first look at the new RAZR. The small screen can be used for checking notifications for calls and messages without opening the phone to see the main display. Fresh information that has surfaced from South Kore reveals that Motorola RAZR 2019 will use the folding screen solution from Samsung's upcoming Galaxy ... (more...)
These Are the New Galaxy S10 Phones These Are the New Galaxy S10 Phones
- January 21, 2019

After the company's decision to release a boring Galaxy S9 update a year ago that looked just like the Galaxy S8 and offered no new marquee features, the Galaxy S10 can't come soon enough. This model is likely to be the cheapest among the three models and should come at an affordable price. While the Lite model will allegedly start at roughly $908, the top-of-the-line Galaxy S10 Plus will be available for around $1,818. (more...)
Destiny's Future Addressed in a New Statement From Bungie Destiny's Future Addressed in a New Statement From Bungie
- January 21, 2019

Smith's post also addresses upcoming Annual Pass content for Destiny 2 . Specifically, they highlight what they've learned from their recent Black Armory releases and how they'll be applying it to future content updates. Smith went on to assure fans of Bungie's commitment to Destiny following fans concerns over the $100m investment that Bungie received from NetEase a year ago to create an all-new game. (more...)
WhatsApp enforces new restrictions to combat spread of fake news WhatsApp enforces new restrictions to combat spread of fake news
- January 21, 2019

The new limit was already in place in India , where WhatsApp implemented this change to fight against rumours that led to killings and attempted lynchings. The company has spent about Rs 120 crore on print, television, and radio advertising in the past five months, and it is expected to further increase in coming months, with the second phase of the ad campaign scheduled to be launched before the end of the March quarter ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, ET reported on January 10. (more...)
Apple Sending Out Promotional iPhone XR Emails To Older iPhone Owners Apple Sending Out Promotional iPhone XR Emails To Older iPhone Owners
- January 21, 2019

While Apple's iPhone Smart Battery Cases for the iPhone XS and XR feature a lower mAh rating when compared to past versions, it appears they are actually more powerful than their predecessors. Pictured: Customers setup an iPhone X at an Apple showroom in Sydney on November 3, 2017. The well-known leaker focused on what will be the successor of the current iPhone XS Max which should always adopt a 6.5-inch OLED display but will be the only one to adopt the triple rear camera . (more...)
‘Call of Duty’ holding free week for Blackout mode ‘Call of Duty’ holding free week for Blackout mode
- January 21, 2019

Black Ops 4 Blackout is Activision and developer Treyarch's expected response to the Battle Royale craze, but it's not an inferior knockoff. The new game mode is called "Ambush" and was originally leaked through the game's app which showed users a description of the mode that'll be around for a limited time when it's released. (more...)
Verizon to roll out free robocoll spam protection to all customers Verizon to roll out free robocoll spam protection to all customers
- January 21, 2019

Call Filter - which was formerly known as Caller Name ID - uses a custom algorithm to determine the "spam level" of an incoming call. Verizon says the spam and robocalling features have caught almost a billion malicious robocalls in the past year. (more...)
Moto G7 series will come in fours before MWC 2019 Moto G7 series will come in fours before MWC 2019
- January 21, 2019

The fingerprint sensor will be located below the camera module with the batwing M logo inside of it, just like the Motorola One Power. According to info out of Brazil, the Moto G7 lineup are already available in a number of retail stores in Brazil, so we have some exclusive hands-on images as well as exact pricing of the Moto G7 power . (more...)
'Speed Limit' feature on Google Maps expanding in US 'Speed Limit' feature on Google Maps expanding in US
- January 21, 2019

Sadly, despite claims that these apps can help users map their routes or include tools such as a compass or speedometer, every single app ended up relying on Google Maps or its related API to perform the real work. The new commute tab is located in the toolbar at the bottom of the Google Maps app , between the "Explore" and "For you" tabs. Google has yet to confirm whether or not the test will lead to a wider rollout. (more...)
Twitter bug exposed some Android users’ private tweets since 2014 Twitter bug exposed some Android users’ private tweets since 2014
- January 20, 2019

Twitter's disclosure of the issue explains how if you had a private Twitter profile, with the "Protect your Tweets" setting enabled, but then used the Twitter Android app and changed certain account settings (such as changing your email address), then the "Protect your Tweets" setting was disabled without alerting the user. (more...)
The VW GTI TCR Will Rock Your World with 286 Horsepower The VW GTI TCR Will Rock Your World with 286 Horsepower
- January 20, 2019

The result, out on the street, is a claimed zero to 100km/h sprint time of 5.6 seconds, versus the normal GTI's 6.5s. The production version matches the concept car's specs, with a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 under the hood sending 286 horsepower and 272 pound-feet of torque to the front wheels via a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. (more...)
Apple could launch two new low-priced iPads in early 2019 Apple could launch two new low-priced iPads in early 2019
- January 20, 2019

For a while, it was believed the iPad mini might never see a refresh as larger-sized iPhones became more sensible alternatives. Apple may have only debuted its latest iPads at the end of 2018, but it is reportedly gearing up to launch at least two more in the first half of 2019. (more...)
Google Maps now showing posted speed limits for users across the US
- January 20, 2019

The feature isn't entirely new as Google started testing speed limit indicators within the app in San Francisco and Rio de Janeiro back in 2017, but the feature became less reliable when its accuracy was downgraded previous year. Though it does make the most sense in the navigation portion of the app, since most people do use Google Maps when they are going somewhere they haven't gone before. (more...)
Overwatch's Lunar New Year event returns January 24 Overwatch's Lunar New Year event returns January 24
- January 20, 2019

Judging from past events like the winter celebration that took place towards the end of 2018, each day will introduce players to a new skin before all the cosmetics become available at the start of the event. Hanzo's is only the second new skin to be revealed so far for Lunar New Year's Year of the Pig, and there will be plenty more before the event starts next week. (more...)
PUBG Mobile Season 5 update available now PUBG Mobile Season 5 update available now
- January 20, 2019

Also, Royale Pass Season 5 will be available on January 19. Another release this week has given a report on the PUBG Mobile Season 5 release date and booked time of launch. The "Classic" voice is back. You can find it in Settings after the update. When will PUBG Mobile Season 5 go live? Premium outfits and taunting emotes are available as rewards. (more...)
Momentum for T-Mobile, Sprint merger slows amid new controversy Momentum for T-Mobile, Sprint merger slows amid new controversy
- January 19, 2019

Considering that a room at the hotel can easily cost over $300, that definitely wasn't a cheap bill for T-Mobile. "These visits highlight a stark reality in Washington, unprecedented in modern American history", the Post wrote. Legere downplayed the reports in a tweet Wednesday afternoon. These lists of guests who stayed the Trump Hotel were given to The Washington Post (a news site that Trump really does not like, and refers to as "The Amazon Washington Post " since Amazon owns ... (more...)
Microsoft HoloLens 2 looks set to debut at MWC next month Microsoft HoloLens 2 looks set to debut at MWC next month
- January 19, 2019

Sure, the invite itself seems mysterious, with an image of a futuristic Barcelona, where MWC is held. On hand at the event will be Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, CVP Julia White, and Alex Kipman. If we translate that into something resembling English, we'd expect a more refined approach to HoloLens that can be used by consumers on a more regular basis. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy M20, M10 price and release date leaked Samsung Galaxy M20, M10 price and release date leaked
- January 19, 2019

There may be more than one variant for each of these devices, and the prices confirmed to us by our sources are likely of the base models. Both smartphones will be available exclusively via Amazon India . Just like the M10, the M20 is also expected to come with a 6.2-inch display, but it is expected to be of full HD+ resolution. Powering the Galaxy Note9 is a 4,000mAh battery which supports fast charging via USB-C as well as Fast Wireless charging. (more...)