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Fortnite’s flying Loot Lake island is moving around Fortnite’s flying Loot Lake island is moving around
- October 01, 2018

Once the season kicked off, however, it floated into the air, taking a chunk of land up there with it. And the floating island/purple cube isn't finished yet, as it continues to move around the map, now moving across the Pleasant Park area. (more...)
LG V40 ThinQ with 5 cameras unveiled, set for Korean market LG V40 ThinQ with 5 cameras unveiled, set for Korean market
- September 30, 2018

The leak appears to confirm the presence of a notch on top of the device's display , which can be hidden through software options. LG's teaser doesn't show off the front of the V40 ThinQ, but Evan Blass did leak an official-looking render of the handset on Twitter . (more...)
PlayStation will allow cross-play in Fortnite with Xbox and other platforms PlayStation will allow cross-play in Fortnite with Xbox and other platforms
- September 30, 2018

The move would certainly help give these games further longevity online! Sony has long come under criticism for blocking publishers from adding cross-platform multiplayer to their titles, an issue which came to a head with the popularity of Fortnite Battle Royal. (more...)
RED Hydrogen One delayed again, buyers will get a second free phone RED Hydrogen One delayed again, buyers will get a second free phone
- September 30, 2018

Now, CEO has not given any particular date but aims to fulfill all the Hydrogen One titanium pre-orders. Are we surprised RED is running into trouble with its first phone launch? But buyers who preordered the phone will get an aluminum one for free in October. (more...)
Evan Blass leaked an image of the upcoming dual camera Razer Phone Evan Blass leaked an image of the upcoming dual camera Razer Phone
- September 30, 2018

The Phone did so well that Razer decided to make a sequel, which is going to be unveiled next month. Taking a look at this render, the Razer Phone 2 appears to retain nearly the same exact design as its predecessor. Previously we've covered that the upcoming Razer Phone will be slightly thicker with the same spec high refresh rate display. While the original model already featured a 12MP + 12MP rear camera , but it was positioned on the upper left area of the phone's rear side. (more...)
Consumer Reports reinstates recommendation for Microsoft Surface laptops on new reliability surveys Consumer Reports reinstates recommendation for Microsoft Surface laptops on new reliability surveys
- September 30, 2018

Consumer Reports , which publishes product testing and consumer-oriented research, announced today that the Surface laptop is now back in its "recommended" ratings . Meanwhile, Slashgear goes on to lightly criticize the design, which is basically the same as last year's model while sporting edges that are a bit rounder in keeping with an apparent new design aesthetic out of Microsoft. (more...)
Porsche 935 Racer Returns As GT2 RS-Based Track Weapon Porsche 935 Racer Returns As GT2 RS-Based Track Weapon
- September 30, 2018

Most of the car's exterior body panels are unique and fashioned out of carbon-fibre-reinforced plastic. Inside, the interior takes cues from other race cars in Porsche's long history, including a laminated wood shift knob reminiscent of the 917, and a carbon-fibre steering wheel that reminds us of the one in the 911 GT3 R. (more...)
HMD Global's upcoming Nokia 7.1 Plus listed on TENAA's website HMD Global's upcoming Nokia 7.1 Plus listed on TENAA's website
- September 30, 2018

The specifications of the smartphone suggest that it could be the Nokia X7 smartphone for China. TENAA has updated the listing of the Nokia X7 with its images. The TENAA listing of the TA-1131 does not feature its images, but its entire specifications have been listed . Moreover, the 7.1 Plus will be coming with a bigger 6.18-inch display but the resolutions and the aspect ration is yet to be known. (more...)
Google Group Planning Feature is official and rolling out now Google Group Planning Feature is official and rolling out now
- September 30, 2018

The update is available starting today on iOS and Android . They could individually add places to a shortlist, but that was it. This was inefficient and took a lot of time, and it also ensured that there was no coordination between members of a group. (more...)
Google Reportedly Paying Apple $9 Billion to Remain Default iOS Search Option Google Reportedly Paying Apple $9 Billion to Remain Default iOS Search Option
- September 30, 2018

Google's search engine dominance can seem invincible, but that doesn't mean the search giant isn't willing to pay billions to ensure it stays that way. The only official number we've seen comes from a 2014 court document which revealed that Google at the time was paying Apple $1 billion a year for default search engine status. (more...)
XBox One Players Get First Crack at Fallout 76 BETA XBox One Players Get First Crack at Fallout 76 BETA
- September 30, 2018

Initially, the beta programme (which Bethesda, amusingly, insists stands for Break-It Early Test Application) will commence on the Xbox One only, with the PlayStation 4 and PC beta programmes getting underway a week later on 30 October. Fallout 76 is one of the most anticipated games of the year and will land on PC, Xbox One , and PS4. The B.E.T.A.is a work-in-progress version of the game. (more...)
Apple watch snubbed by UK Apple watch snubbed by UK
- September 30, 2018

The ECG feature enables the Series 4 to take a reading of your heart rate, via electrodes on the rear of the device, and on the new Digital Crown. But wherever you are in the world (other than the US) we wouldn't count on being able to measure your heart rhythm with an Apple Watch 4 any time soon. (more...)
Minecraft: Dungeons - Announce Trailer Minecraft: Dungeons - Announce Trailer
- September 30, 2018

First things first, Minecraft: Dungeons is a brand-new game and not tacked-on DLC or a mod. According to the description, it will be an action-adventure game, modeled after classic dungeon crawlers. Minecraft: Dungeons has been in development by a small team within Mojang, and the company says its been a "passion project" that inspired by a shared love of classic hack "n" slash RPGs. (more...)
Best Buy is already stocking the unannounced third-generation Chromecast Best Buy is already stocking the unannounced third-generation Chromecast
- September 30, 2018

I frequently share my general dislike for Best Buy due to their general lack of knowledge and seemingly inherent disregard for Chromebooks but man, they have become the place to go if you want to see a product before it's released to the public. (more...)
OnePlus 6T teaser video invites you to 'unlock the future' OnePlus 6T teaser video invites you to 'unlock the future'
- September 30, 2018

Selected folks will receive a review unit of the OnePlus 6T and share their review with the OnePlus community. While it has been leaked that the OnePlus 6T will have a larger battery than the OnePlus 6 we feel that there could be more to it. (more...)
Telstra refunds $9.3 million to 'misled' consumers Telstra refunds $9.3 million to 'misled' consumers
- September 30, 2018

It comes after the country's biggest telecommunications company was forced by the Federal Court to make the equal biggest ever payout under consumer law in April, a $10 million penalty, after potentially misleading 100,000 customers with charges known as "premium direct billing". (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S10 got the support of technology from the future Samsung Galaxy S10 got the support of technology from the future
- September 30, 2018

Particularly the innovation must be useful to the people who live in countries with negative temperature, as by gestures to control the phone directly with gloves and without any inconvenience. So, there is a metal build, and the phone has a vertical dual camera setup on the back. We shall have to wait for an official announcement to find out. (more...)
Facebook unveils Oculus Quest VR headset Facebook unveils Oculus Quest VR headset
- September 29, 2018

Facebook has said the addition of this third device completes their roadmap, and that app compatibility will be retained for future products in each of these segmentations (e.g., Oculus Go apps will run on Oculus Go 2). You can get it from your preferred retailer through the official website . The headset relies on four ultra wide-angle sensors to map your environment as you navigate through it. (more...)
Apple unveils new iPhones, bigger watches Apple unveils new iPhones, bigger watches
- September 29, 2018

On the other hand, the nomenclature of the devices remained an gargantuan mystery except last week when they were leaked. Users access notifications, the Control Center, and more using swipes; Face ID takes over unlocking, as with the other two models. (more...)
Oneplus 6T New Leaks Oneplus 6T New Leaks
- September 29, 2018

Adding to the leaks, OnePlus might be upgrading the battery capacity in OnePlus 6T to 3700mAh which up from current OnePlus 6's 3300mAh battery. These dimensions line up with the OPPO R17 Pro, which was to be expected, given it was presumed to be the base for the new flagship. (more...)
Nintendo’s Dragalia Lost is Now Available for Download
- September 29, 2018

There's also an original story that puts players in the shoes of a prince as they try and save the kingdom from the growing forces of evil. Dragalia Lost is inheriting some of Granblue Fantasy's features, like its rewards system that randomly doles out items, characters and upgrades in packs costing in-game currency. (more...)
Go-kart firm ordered to pay Nintendo over copyright infringement Go-kart firm ordered to pay Nintendo over copyright infringement
- September 29, 2018

The Tokyo District Court ruled Thursday that Mari Mobility Development must stop renting the Super Mario costumes, and pay 10 million yen ($89,000) in damages to Nintendo Co., the game maker behind the hit series, Nintendo spokeswoman Nobuko Izumi said Friday. (more...)
Wear OS's big redesign is now rolling out to everyone Wear OS's big redesign is now rolling out to everyone
- September 29, 2018

If you don't see a software update alert, check again in a few days. Doing a long press on your current Wear OS watch face will let you change to another one and a short press on the main button will reveal all of the Wear OS applications you now have installed. (more...)
Democrats Should be 'ASHAMED' of Kavanaugh Hearings
- September 29, 2018

What does Trump think? Concluding his grandstanding, Graham told Kavanaugh's daughters that he was proud of their father and he believes he is "a good man". To my friends on the other side: I would never have done this to one of your nominees. "And if you really wanted to know the truth , you sure as hell wouldn't do what you've done to this guy". (more...)
Working Apple-1 sells to mystery buyer for $375,000 Working Apple-1 sells to mystery buyer for $375,000
- September 29, 2018

The device was reportedly sold for $350,000, a price that is $50,000 more than what the auction house RR Auction had initially estimated. "The Apple 1 was ghastly underpowered compared to the Apple 2", Wozniak explained to the BBC , "but this Apple 1 computer showed the world the formula for an affordable, useful computer". (more...)