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WhatsApp group video and voice calling launched WhatsApp group video and voice calling launched
- July 31, 2018

The app is now starting to add group video calling to its iOS and Android app and it supports up to four people, the company has announced. Mubarik Imam, a director at WhatsApp, said they have over 450 million unique users per day, who make over 2 billion minutes of calls daily. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 pricing leaked with three color variants Samsung Galaxy Note 9 pricing leaked with three color variants
- July 31, 2018

As per the images, the 128GB inbuilt storage model of the Galaxy Note 9 will be priced at IDR 13,500,000 (roughly Rs. 64,400) in Indonesia and the 512GB variant of the smartphone will cost significantly higher at IDR 17,500,000 (roughly Rs. (more...)
Moto E5 Play and E5 Plus becomes available from T Moto E5 Play and E5 Plus becomes available from T
- July 31, 2018

Earlier this month, Motorola launched the Moto E5 Play and Moto E5 Plus in India and the two handsets are now hitting the US. This spot is now held by the company's Moto Z2 Force . Moto Mods are enhancements to a Motorola phone , shaped as a back cover, that can provide many improved capabilities like extended battery backup, and camera zoom. (more...)
Apple’s third new 2018 iPhone might be delayed until November Apple’s third new 2018 iPhone might be delayed until November
- July 31, 2018

The dimensions of the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro model, which might also end up becoming the 11-inch model thanks to slimmer bezels will go from 250.6 x 174.1 x 6.1mm to 247.5 x 178.7 x 6mm. However, the report notes that Face ID won't work in landscape mode, as earlier reports had indicated, which could present a problem for iPad Pro users given the tablet is commonly used in landscape mode with accessories such as Apple's own Smart Keyboard. (more...)
These Android smartphones will support Fortnite Mobile
- July 30, 2018

Phones from Samsung and Sony are on the list, and it looks like Razer Phone owners will be able to enjoy the game in the phone's native 120Hz from launch day. In better news, Epic Games has published an initial list of supported Android handsets that Fortnite will be compatible with, which we've got more info about after the break. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy On8 with dual rear cameras to cost around Rs 18,000
- July 30, 2018

Samsung has never used a triple-camera lens on the rear side of any smartphone, but that could change with the release of the Galaxy S10 Plus, which is rumoured to feature three lenses at the back and two at the front. Samsung Galaxy On8 is expected to be launched this week. Starting from next year, the upcoming Galaxy A 2019 series might also feature a triple-lens setup at the back, giving more options to consumers who can not splurge a small fortune on the upcoming Galaxy S10 Plus. (more...)
OnePlus 6 users reportedly complaining of screen flickering issue after OxygenOS update OnePlus 6 users reportedly complaining of screen flickering issue after OxygenOS update
- July 30, 2018

Android Police says that the issue is mostly seen when the brightness is set very high and brightly colored content is displayed on the screen. Also, these people haven't been able to spot a fix till now from the company's side. Some of the comments even claim that this is more of a feature than a bug as OnePlus is said to be using PWM at 236Hz in order to adjust screen brightness. (more...)
Atlanta will reportedly get its own Overwatch League team in season 2 Atlanta will reportedly get its own Overwatch League team in season 2
- July 30, 2018

The reported expansion teams are an effort to bring more diversity to the league. The first 12 spots in the Overwatch League were each sold for $20 million. The featured image for this post was provided by Robert Paul by Blizzard Entertainment. The player signing period for expansion teams looms ahead, so keep an eye out for official confirmation in the coming weeks. (more...)
Leaked DJI Mavic 2 advert confirms Pro and Zoom models Leaked DJI Mavic 2 advert confirms Pro and Zoom models
- July 30, 2018

DroneDJ is reporting that it appears the Mavic 2 will be released in two versions: the DJI Mavic 2 Pro and the Mavic 2 Zoom . How a major retailer could inadvertently publish an ad before an official launch is unclear - either Argos mistakenly jumped the gun or DJI failed to inform the store of the cancellation of the launch event. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Confirmed to Arrive With 4000mAh Battery
- July 30, 2018

According to a listing on an e-commerce site in Indonesia, Samsung Galaxy Note 9 base price will be IDR13.5 million, which is about $940 (Rs 64,550). The poster reveals that Samsung is also offering a smart TV on purchase of a Galaxy Note 9 in Indonesia. Coming to the S Pen, we have already seen several teasers and reports suggesting that the Galaxy Note 9 will be coming with a new stylus . (more...)
Jury Awards IBM $83 Million in Closely-Watched Patent Dispute with Groupon Jury Awards IBM $83 Million in Closely-Watched Patent Dispute with Groupon
- July 30, 2018

Yesterday's verdict is a boon to IBM's intellectual-property licensing business, which past year brought in US$1.19 billion for the company, holder of more than 45,000 patents. Groupon didn't seek IBM's permission. If the patents had been considered antiquated and not grounds to sue, then this may have cast doubt on the legitimacy of IBM's current cross-licensing deals with other companies - as well as potentially the firm's older portfolio as a whole. (more...)
The Best iPhone Apps Offering Dark Mode Recommended by Apple The Best iPhone Apps Offering Dark Mode Recommended by Apple
- July 30, 2018

The long awaited rollout of a Dark Mode for the YouTube app on Android has finally begun with a number of users beginning to see the feature appearing over the weekend. You already know what you can find there. Some users are reporting that a new " Dark theme " option has appeared in the settings and opening the official YouTube app has automatically switched the design over to use the dark mode, so it seems to be enabled by default. (more...)
Vampyr will get a Story mode that 'de-emphasizes combat' this summer Vampyr will get a Story mode that 'de-emphasizes combat' this summer
- July 30, 2018

Furthermore, players can also have the option of playing through the campaign via the new "Story" mode, which puts combat on the backburner in favour of shoving the narrative into the spotlight. Although it doesn't have a specific launch date yet, the publisher is now offering a 25% discount on Steam . Vampyr is out now on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC and the two new game modes are expected to arrive on all platforms later this summer. (more...)
Google will sell hardware keys to improve account security Google will sell hardware keys to improve account security
- July 30, 2018

Google has demonstrated a new login method, where a user has to connect a special device, hardware key, to enter an account on your PC or laptop. The hardware security key has two variants: one with a USB support for PCs and another with Bluetooth support for mobile devices. (more...)
Battlefield V won't have Grand Operations available at launch Battlefield V won't have Grand Operations available at launch
- July 30, 2018

There's no explanation for why Grand Operations won't be available at the game's debut, or how long players will even have to wait for the new mode, only referring to the date as happening "shortly" after launch . As you're probably aware already, Grand Operations is a major element of the core game. At this point, EA hasn't shared more details about the mode's exact launch other than it will launch soon after Battlefront V's release. (more...)
Google Home Now Supports Routine Schedules In US Google Home Now Supports Routine Schedules In US
- July 30, 2018

You can add one or more actions-each of which can be any viable Google Assistant command, like "what's the weather"-and then play music, news , radio, podcasts, or other media". Once the Routine is completed, you'll hear an audio signal from your Google Home unit and receive a notification on your phone . Now you no longer have to worry about forgetting to turn off the lights or groggily asking Google Assistant about your day's schedule. (more...)
Google to launch Pixel Stand charging dock with Pixel 3 Google to launch Pixel Stand charging dock with Pixel 3
- July 30, 2018

One such surprise could be a charging dock specially built for the new generation of Pixel phones . However, there were rumours of wireless charging, and it now seems that Google itself has confirmed it, along with a new charging accessory. (more...)
‘VR is Not Dying’ Claims Company Selling VR Products ‘VR is Not Dying’ Claims Company Selling VR Products
- July 30, 2018

Many headsets, such as the Vive Pro, remain prohibitively expensive for most people-it costs $1400 for the complete setup. Along with that, there also haven't been very many high-profile virtual reality games ever since the medium began to be popular. (more...)
Apple’s next-gen iPad Pros to come with FaceID, no headphone jack Apple’s next-gen iPad Pros to come with FaceID, no headphone jack
- July 29, 2018

Word is that these minuscule 0.5mm bezels will be thinner than the bezels the OLED devices offer, making the overall design more appealing for the LCD model. The new iPad Pro models will end up providing support for Face ID, but since they might not feature facial recognition in landscape mode, users will have to rely on their 6-digit passcode to gain access to their tablets. (more...)
Here's Your First Look At Digimon Survive Here's Your First Look At Digimon Survive
- July 29, 2018

He and others must survive in this unknown location while exploring and making various decisions. You could even lose characters along the way. As you can see the game's combat is similar to turn-based strategy RPGs, such as The Banner Saga or Final Fantasy Tactics , while the "story" parts also look pretty similar to The Banner Saga . (more...)
Honor Note 10 battery size confirmed days before announcement Honor Note 10 battery size confirmed days before announcement
- July 29, 2018

This certification shows all the new upcoming handset with the model number which is RVL-AL09 along with confirming the specifications. The Honor Note 10 will come with a 6.95-inch AMOLED display and a Kirin 970 processor. The smartphone will be running on Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box. The selfie lovers won't be disappointed either with a 13 MP front camera along with AI based beautification algorithms. (more...)
Is LG’s revised mobile strategy actually working? Revenue and sales drop again Is LG’s revised mobile strategy actually working? Revenue and sales drop again
- July 29, 2018

LG's other businesses, however, are definitely doing much better than its mobile unit. The year's second quarter was not a rosy period for future iPhone supplier LG Display , and although LG Electronics broke multiple financial records between April and June 2018, LG Mobile had another three lousy months as well. (more...)
Forza Motorsport 7 Update To Remove Loot Boxes Forza Motorsport 7 Update To Remove Loot Boxes
- July 29, 2018

But in a new post outlining future updates, the developer outlined further changes to the loot system, confirming that it would be removing the loot box-esque " prize crates " from the game. Moreover, paid tokens will not be added to Forza Motorsport 7 and they won't be included in Forza Horizon 4 , either. "Our players' expectations of games and their experiences have changed over the years and, since launch, the team at Turn 10 has been working incredibly hard on Forza Motorsport 7 ". (more...)
Moto G6 Plus Set For India Launch Moto G6 Plus Set For India Launch
- July 29, 2018

The upcoming Moto One power will sport a 6.18 inch 19:9 notched elongated TFT LCD Full HD+ display with a screen resolution of 2246×1080 pixels. In terms of performance, the Moto G6 Plus is powered by the octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SoC coupled with Adreno 508 GPU. (more...)
Google Removes All Cryptocurrency Mining Apps From Play Store Google Removes All Cryptocurrency Mining Apps From Play Store
- July 29, 2018

This wasn't surprising, as Google banned crypto mining extensions from the Chrome Web Store earlier this year . Google has also introduced a number of other restrictions including a ban on apps that allow for the sale of firearms. Despite the ban, Google has indicated that it will continue to permit mining apps that mine for cryptocurrency from outside of a device, such as cloud-based mining. (more...)