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Galaxy Note9 name confirmed by Samsung for its 'most powerful phone yet' Galaxy Note9 name confirmed by Samsung for its 'most powerful phone yet'
- August 03, 2018

The leak comes courtesy of the Samsung pre-order page launched in New Zealand (which has since been taken down), which clearly showed off the Galaxy Note 9 in Blue with the lovely yellow S Pen laid atop it. No huge surprises, then, but perhaps they're detailed in a different Galaxy Note 9 teaser? DJ Koh was seen using the Galaxy Note 9 in a photograph from a media event. (more...)
Xbox Game Pass Adds More New Titles for August 2018 Xbox Game Pass Adds More New Titles for August 2018
- August 03, 2018

Rounding out the list, Capcom's Dead Rising 2 , The Escapists: The Walking Dead , and Dandara have also hopped aboard. As seen in the image below, the major headliners for Xbox Game Pass in August 2018 is Season One of IO Interactive's episodically structured Hitman , and Crytek journey to the ancient Roman Empire with Ryse: Son of Rome . (more...)
This is the most powerful Skoda Karoq you can get right now This is the most powerful Skoda Karoq you can get right now
- August 03, 2018

Sportline badging on the front wings, as well as tinted windows and black roof rails, also hint at the car's range-topping status. You'll have the buy this version should you want the four-cylinder 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline engine delivering 190 horsepower (140 kilowatts). (more...)
PUBG adds bullet penetration system, dynamic weather and more in latest update PUBG adds bullet penetration system, dynamic weather and more in latest update
- August 03, 2018

The team has also added some small clusters of houses in Erangel as well as more tactical landscapes near Erangel's river. Miramar has also been made more vehicle-friendly with additional dirt roads and shallower ridges to make them easier to drive over. (more...)
Legendary Collection includes Curse of Osiris, Warmind Legendary Collection includes Curse of Osiris, Warmind
- August 03, 2018

You can check out more on the Destiny 2 Bungie site . The PC version will be available exclusively on Battle.net, Blizzard Entertainment's acclaimed online-gaming platform. The latter is priced at $99.99 and you get the contents of the $99.99 you get all of the above content, plus the Forsaken Annual Pass . Delivering to players more of what they want more frequently, the Annual Pass will include a regular stream of post launch content. (more...)
Apple ordered to pay $145 million for patent infringement Apple ordered to pay $145 million for patent infringement
- August 03, 2018

Apple denied the infringement in filings made before the trial. It is the second time that Apple has battled against this particular company In 2013, a USA jury ruled in favour of Apple in a separate lawsuit in which WiLan had sought $248 million in damages. (more...)
Valve’s Dota 2 card game, Artifact, is coming this November
- August 03, 2018

Notably, the confirmation of Artifact's release date comes exactly seven years after the debut of its predecessor, Dota 2 . The other 35 cards in a player's deck are hero abilities and items, divided into four different color themes-red, green, black, and blue-depending on their unique effects on the board. (more...)
Android P May Arrive on 20th August Android P May Arrive on 20th August
- August 03, 2018

The date makes sense, considering that Oreo was released on August 20th past year. Google said that there are now 16 devices with notch cutouts from 11 manufacturers that are already running Android P and there are more on the way. There are many speculations about the name of Android P which include Popsicle, Pistachio, Pancake, Peanut Butter, Peda, Pumpkin Pie and much more. (more...)
Life is odd 2 trailer teases full reveal for August 20 Life is odd 2 trailer teases full reveal for August 20
- August 03, 2018

The entire teaser appears to be from the perspective of dashboard cam footage on a cop auto. While the September 27 release date for the first episode is already publicly known, the trailer points to August 20 for an official unveiling of the game and what it will involve - coinciding with the start of this year's GamesCom event. (more...)
Honda Brio unveiled, India launch on the cards Honda Brio unveiled, India launch on the cards
- August 03, 2018

We can assume that the Brio RS gets the same engine as well, as Honda has not revealed any other powertrain option at the GIIAS 2018. Also, there are several similarities visible with the new Honda Amaze . Honda has also improved cabin quality compared to previous model. The interior remains similar to the update the Brio had received in its 2016 facelift. (more...)
NES Classic Was the Best-Selling Console of June 2018 NES Classic Was the Best-Selling Console of June 2018
- August 03, 2018

It outsold the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and the Nintendo Switch, although the PlayStation 4 led the market in terms of dollars sales. That's no mean feat, especially when you remember that the NES Classic was only available for sale for a few days at the end of the month. (more...)
Spyro Reignited Trilogy Will Only Have the First Game on Physical Copies Spyro Reignited Trilogy Will Only Have the First Game on Physical Copies
- August 03, 2018

Unfortunately, it's not all great news for those hoping to pick up the physical edition. The beloved series, the first of which was originally released for the first PlayStation console in 1998, will be completely remastered for its 20 year anniversary. (more...)
Motorola announces Moto Z3 with 5G Moto Mod support Motorola announces Moto Z3 with 5G Moto Mod support
- August 03, 2018

The company is partnering with Verizon to even bring 5G support to the device next year. Sure, the Moto Z3 Play had a field day with spec leaks and protected views, but it looks as though Motorola kept nearly everything about the Moto Z3 under wraps. (more...)
Microsoft Surface Go is now available to pre-order Microsoft Surface Go is now available to pre-order
- August 03, 2018

As promised , Microsoft has revealed the pricing of the budget-minded Microsoft Surface Go in Malaysia. Microsoft Surface Go tablet is now available fororder from Microsoft Store and other retailers around the world. The Surface Go is now available to pre-order in the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Switzerland, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Poland, Italy, Portugal, and Spain. (more...)
The PS4 has finally overtaken the PS3 in Sony's latest financial report The PS4 has finally overtaken the PS3 in Sony's latest financial report
- August 03, 2018

Revenue has seen a significant increase year-on-year to 472.1 billion yen (up from 348.1 billion yen last year) thanks to growing software sales. However, it wasn't entirely good news for the publisher. Regardless, Game & Network Services received the largest jump in fiscal year forecasting, and it's mostly due to the continued success of the PS4. Sony's quarterly financial results are in, revealing that the PlayStation 4 is sitting at a tidy 82.2 million consoles shipped to retailers. (more...)
Apps mean mobile phones are for texting, not talking
- August 03, 2018

A woman looks at her mobile phone as she passes a mural in Shoreditch, London, Britain October 5, 2016. And while there are now more mobile phones in the United Kingdom than people, the number of actual calls from them has fallen as messaging apps such as WhatsApp increase in popularity. (more...)
Rugged Skoda Karoq Scout Revealed With Standard All-Wheel Drive Rugged Skoda Karoq Scout Revealed With Standard All-Wheel Drive
- August 03, 2018

Skoda has yet to finalise United Kingdom prices and specifications, but we should hear more about the Karoq Scout's United Kingdom launch when it makes its public debut at the Paris show in October. The model gets 18in wheels as standard, with 19in alloy wheels an option, as well as exclusive badging and tinted windows. Inside, a black and brown theme has been applied while the seats come with the "Scout" lettering. (more...)
Facebook's next moneymaker? WhatsApp to charge businesses for sending messages to customers
- August 02, 2018

Following up on its announcement a year ago, WhatsApp has started opening up its business API to help people and businesses communicate with each other. Four years after Facebook Inc. bought WhatsApp for $22 billion. As it stands now, WhatsApp is easily Facebook's biggest untapped asset. "Businesses will pay to send certain messages so they are selective and your chats don't get cluttered". (more...)
Google Paints Windows and Mac as Error-Prone Nightmares in Latest Chromebook Ad Google Paints Windows and Mac as Error-Prone Nightmares in Latest Chromebook Ad
- August 02, 2018

The ad is demonstrated to give the viewer an idea about the simplicity of the Chrome OS , which is certainly true to a greater extent. The company wants to portray that the Chromebook has been developed for automatic updates , virus protection , multiple and useful Android apps and a long battery life. (more...)
The Call of Duty Black Ops 4 multiplayer beta trailer looks lit The Call of Duty Black Ops 4 multiplayer beta trailer looks lit
- August 02, 2018

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is the sequel to the Black Ops sub-franchise which is a multiplayer first-person shooter. But what everyone has been waiting to see is the promised Battle Royale mode, called Blackout. Like the multiplayer beta, it will hit PS4 first. PlayStation 4 and Xbox One test Starts on August 10 at 5pm BST and Ends: August 13 at 5pm BST. (more...)
Ryanair passengers escape on emergency chute after phone catches fire
- August 02, 2018

Passengers were forced to exit the plane before it departed Barcelona's El Prat airport on Tuesday. At one point there were eight people on the slide, creating a pileup that took up more than half the slide. Passengers on a Ryanair flight from Barcelona to Ibiza were evacuated from a plane via emergency chute after a fire broke out on board. An Ibiza-bound Ryanair flight was evacuated after a cell phone burst into flames inside the cabin, triggering panic onboard. (more...)
Google Clock can now connect alarms to Spotify Google Clock can now connect alarms to Spotify
- August 02, 2018

It's thought that YouTube Music will be integrated later in the year, so even more chance to wake up to your favourite tunes. Follow the steps below to enable the feature. Mornings will never look the same thanks to this new feature. The app lets users swap the conventional alarm sounds with their favorite tracks. You could argue that those missing features should've been available from day one, but at least Google isn't completely ignoring them. (more...)
Abstractism pulled from Steam amidst cryptocurrency mining accusations Abstractism pulled from Steam amidst cryptocurrency mining accusations
- August 02, 2018

In this post, a customer asks the Steam community about Malwarebytes detecting the game as containing a virus and the developer chimes in to say,"These applications (steamservice.exe and abstractismlauncher.exe) are game launchers, that Abstractism need to drop items". (more...)
Google employees mad over reported plans for censored China search engine
- August 02, 2018

News website The Intercept first reported the story, saying the search app was being tailored for the Google-backed Android operating system for mobile devices. When Google pulled out of China in 2010, co-founder Sergey Brin voiced strong objections to any form of censorship having been born in the Soviet Union. (more...)
GTA Online's Resident DJ Makes Music Video in GTA GTA Online's Resident DJ Makes Music Video in GTA
- August 02, 2018

As I mentioned here and here and here, the Bosnian superstar's music is banging-and his latest track, named Customer is King , brings Los Santos to the world. Rockstar has other collaborations planned with resident DJs in the weeks to come, which include Tale Of Us , Dixon and The Black Madonna . This music video for Customer is King continues to prove that GTA V is not only a great game but an awesome tool for all kinds of creators. (more...)