IT&Software


PlayStation Patent Outlines New Tech For Remasters PlayStation Patent Outlines New Tech For Remasters
- October 09, 2018

When asked why the PlayStation 4 doesn't let gamers play their ageing PS3 discs, Head of PlayStation Europe Jim Ryan said the feature is rarely used. Now, for the first time, Sony has acknowledged the fact that PlayStation hardware will go beyond the PS4 Pro. (more...)
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 File Size Revealed Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 File Size Revealed
- October 09, 2018

For one, between now and October 11, you can enter to win one of three PS4 Pro consoles that come with a physical copy of the game and are packaged in a massive Black Ops 4 shield tin box. Treyarch confirmed the patch is roughly 50GB on both PS4, and Xbox One. Next, you can scroll down to claim codes for Black Ops 4 PS4 avatars, as well as a dynamic Black Ops 4 PS4 theme. (more...)
Google May Release Pixel "Bonito" With SD710 SoC: Rumor
- October 09, 2018

This time, according to Winfuture.de, the Pixel 3 and the Pixel 3 XL will be manufactured by Foxconn Subsidiary FIH mobile, which also makes the Nokia phones for HMD Mobile. Both displays should be AMOLED , but only the XL model will have the notch (nice big by the way, also because it houses two frontal cameras of which one wide-angle). (more...)
Huawei Mate 20 Pro images reveal awesome 'waterdrop' style notch screen Huawei Mate 20 Pro images reveal awesome 'waterdrop' style notch screen
- October 09, 2018

As per the reports, the non-pro version of the Mate 2 series will be larger. Despite a large number of leaks surrounding the Huawei's upcoming smartphones pricing is unclear, however, the Mate 20 Mate 20 Pro prices are revealed by PhoneArena . (more...)
Made by Google event today Made by Google event today
- October 09, 2018

Google will be livestreaming the event on their Made by Google Youtube page . There are a lot of products which are expected to launch in Google's launching event on October 9th. That's because Qualcomm's top-of-the-line processor, the Snapdragon 845 will be replaced by its predecessor in a matter of less than three months. There are rumours that the handset would come with higher storage variant with more RAM too. (more...)
Apple exterminates several bugs with today's release of iOS 12.0.1 Apple exterminates several bugs with today's release of iOS 12.0.1
- October 09, 2018

Wireless charging still replenished the battery. Instead, they'd only do so if the screen was active when the charging was initiated. This update is a smaller one, as you might've guessed since it's an x.x.1 update, but there are still some notable bug fixes. (more...)
Epic Games Acquires Anti-Cheat Company Kamu Epic Games Acquires Anti-Cheat Company Kamu
- October 09, 2018

According to the press release , Tim Sweeney (CEO of Epic Games) has already allowed the firm to begin work on Fortnite - Epic Games' most popular product - to ensure that the multiplayer is "fair for all players". Epic targeted support staff of a website called AddictedCheat, which sells hacking and cheating programs. "And nobody likes playing with cheaters". These axioms are particularly true in this case. (more...)
HP's new Chromebook x360 has up to 14 hours of battery life HP's new Chromebook x360 has up to 14 hours of battery life
- October 09, 2018

While HP looks to dive back into that price bracket with the Chromebook x360 14, Asus might take the more affordable approach with the Chromebook C423 . The C423 measures in at 16.1mm and weighs 1.2kg. HP's new Chromebook x360 14 will feature silicon up to and including 8th Gen Intel Core i3 and i5 processors to satisfy those who want performance as well as portability. (more...)
Google+ Shutting Down Because It Isn’t Worth Maintaining Google+ Shutting Down Because It Isn’t Worth Maintaining
- October 08, 2018

That includes details like email addresses, gender, age, images, relationship statuses, places lived and occupations. The social network, which was launched in 2011, was initially supposed to be a response to Facebook and Twitter , but it has ceased to exist outside of a handful of niche communities for years. (more...)
United Kingdom high court blocks mass privacy action against Google United Kingdom high court blocks mass privacy action against Google
- October 08, 2018

The group, known as Google You Owe Us , were seeking as much as 3.2 billion pounds ($4.2 billion), according to documents filed with the court in May. Lloyd said his group, to which 20,000 people had signed up to, would seek permission to appeal the decision. Google denied this, claiming that the only information these cookies collected was aggregated data and couldn't be used to identify any of the individual users. (more...)
Intel claims Core i9 9900K is the Intel claims Core i9 9900K is the "best gaming processor"
- October 08, 2018

Leading the new group of products is the Intel Core i9-9900K and yes, it will indeed come with that multi-sided translucent packaging . To justify this ambitious claim, Intel did in-depth benchmarks with AMD's high-end processors, and the combination of eight cores with hyperthreading plus a maximum speed of 5 GHz when overclocked delivers significant performance gains. (more...)
Facebook introduces Portal and Portal+ with prices starting at $199 Facebook introduces Portal and Portal+ with prices starting at $199
- October 08, 2018

Just as Amazon's newest Echo Show comes out, Facebook enters the smart display space with two devices of its own. As previously rumored, the Portal family will have two versions: The more affordable Portal model priced at $199, and the high-end Portal+ that will cost $399. (more...)
Google to release hot new smartphones! details Google to release hot new smartphones! details
- October 08, 2018

That also looks like a soft top cover that can be folded to prop the Slate up while using the keyboard and act as a cover when not in use. The renders of the rumored tablet have also leaked. Much has already been leaked so far about the next-generation Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL phones. So, Google wanted to continue with only a single team for future releases. (more...)
The Amazon Alexa app is getting a complete design overhaul
- October 08, 2018

After announcing a flurry of new speakers, a microwave and a plug at its event in Seattle last month, we're now rapidly approaching their release - with devices like the new Echo Dot and Echo Show coming on 11 October. Further, prevalent brands like eWeLink, Syska, and Philips Hue are accessible on the best to enable interface with users' device in a much more straightforward way. (more...)
Microsoft plans 2019 beta for its mobile game streaming service Microsoft plans 2019 beta for its mobile game streaming service
- October 08, 2018

In a post on the Official Microsoft Blog , Kareem Choudhry, Corporate Vice President of Cloud Gaming said the following. However, there are internal tests for Project xCloud going on right now. Today, the company provided more details about "Project xCloud". Microsoft states that the tech uses stripped down Xbox One consoles built into server blades that can play games scaled according to the device and connection you're accessing them on. (more...)
How To Watch Google's Pixel 3 Event In Australia How To Watch Google's Pixel 3 Event In Australia
- October 08, 2018

Several reports and many unboxing videos also reveal that Pixel 3 XL will feature USB Type-C charging option along with Pixel Bud earphones. Front Page Tech , received information that there were two design teams working on the new Pixel series, one from Google and the other from HTC . (more...)
New images of Google's Pixel Slate are leaked
- October 08, 2018

Google Assistant Revamped with New Interface for Android Smartphones . The iPhone XR will be a nightmare for Android this month, which I told you a few days ago , especially for Google Pixel 3 . One possible explanation is that the prices are only placeholders that would not be unknown to the seller preparing to launch the new device. In another leak, someone again from Hong Kong has got hold of the Pixel 3 XL and posted pictures of it. (more...)
Scam Alert: Don't Fall For This Facebook 'Friend Request From You' Message Scam Alert: Don't Fall For This Facebook 'Friend Request From You' Message
- October 08, 2018

You weren't. It's bogus. You're simply doing it because the message tells you to. The messages begin with "Hi...." "Hi.I actually got another friend request from you yesterday.which I ignored so you may want to check your account". "Good Luck", reads a common message spreading across Facebook. I had to do the people individually. Basically, people are being duped into thinking their accounts have been "cloned". (more...)
You can buy a Google Pixel 3 XL days before its launch
- October 08, 2018

Unwire.hk has produced two articles based on getting their hands on the Pixel 3 XL (in black as well), firstly unboxing the phone. There are a couple of odd twists with the boxed-in accessories: sure, the earbuds have a USB-C connection, but there's also a USB-C to 3.5mm dongle as well as a USB-C to USB-A cable. (more...)
The unannounced Pixel 3 XL is already for sale in one store
- October 08, 2018

Pixel 3 XL's rear camera can take videos up to 4k at 30 fps while selfie camera is limited to 1080p. Google just can't seem to keep a handle on all the leaks surrounding its upcoming October 9 hardware event. There's still only one rear camera, and the sample obtained by Engadget only had 4GB of RAM, which was a little disappointing given the phone's flagship credentials. (more...)
Officials warn about viral Facebook message hoax Officials warn about viral Facebook message hoax
- October 08, 2018

I have NO plans to open a new account. "However, at risk of stating the obvious, sending a second friend request warning is only helpful if you have received a second friend request from someone". Hoax-Slayer Brett Christensen, from Bundaberg in Queensland, said in his blog the post "is just an amazingly inept attempt to warn people about a common Facebook scam known as "cloning". (more...)
Facebook hoax hitting inboxes telling users their accounts been cloned
- October 08, 2018

It's bogus". Hoax-Slayer Brett Christensen, from Bundaberg in Queensland, said in his blog the post "is just an amazingly inept attempt to warn people about a common Facebook scam known as "cloning". This is not a matter of being hacked, but involves someone setting up a duplicate account with the same profile picture as the person being targeted, and then sending friend requests to their existing friends. (more...)
Red Dead Redemption 2's PS4 early access content revealed Red Dead Redemption 2's PS4 early access content revealed
- October 08, 2018

As revealed by the PlayStation Blog , the PS4 exclusives are split between the single-player mode and Red Dead Online - the game's multiplayer mode - which launches in November . The other three items are Red Dead Online exclusives. The PS Blog describes the Grizzlies Outlaw Outfit as featuring "a wool-lined, long coat with custom, hand-tooled leather accents, a leather vest with ornate pattern details, stand wing-tip collar with black neckerchief, and custom ornate buckle with ... (more...)
Leaked Cases Give Us A Glimpse Of the OnePlus 6T Leaked Cases Give Us A Glimpse Of the OnePlus 6T
- October 08, 2018

That is because the company has already confirmed the device will come with futuristic fingerprint technology. Ahead of launch, OnePlus 6T cases have been listed for pre-orders by case maker Olixar on UK-based retailer MobileFun's website. (more...)
Assassin's Creed Odyssey available now for PS4, Xbox One, and PC Assassin's Creed Odyssey available now for PS4, Xbox One, and PC
- October 08, 2018

Three days following its early access, those who did not purchase the Gold or Ultimate Edition can now purchase the regular edition at a regular price of $59.99. However not every Blacksmith in the game will have Ancient Tablets to sell. Put plainly, Backstage Pass is one of the simplest and quickest Ainigmata Ostraka treasure hunts players will find in Assassin's Creed Odyssey . (more...)