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European Union force Google to unbundle, license Android application suite to competitors European Union force Google to unbundle, license Android application suite to competitors
- October 16, 2018

Most importantly, however, OEMs will be able to license Google mobile application suite separately from the Google Search App or the Chrome browser, meaning companies will be able to ship Android handsets with, for example, Bing and Edge for Android while still having access to the Google Play Store. (more...)
Project Dragonfly - what Google would look like in China Project Dragonfly - what Google would look like in China
- October 16, 2018

The search app would essentially enforce the restrictions laid down under China's "Great Firewall" censorship mechanism, which means the censorship of information relating to human rights and sex, among other things, as well as publications ranging from the BBC to the New York Times. (more...)
Epic Games Officially Reveals Fortnite’s In-Game Tournaments Epic Games Officially Reveals Fortnite’s In-Game Tournaments
- October 16, 2018

Another new feature added - which is flawless for those with a competitive edge - is the new Tournament events added into the game! Players will be awarded points based on how long they survive, and how many players they eliminate during each battle royale. (more...)
Huawei Mate 20 Hands-on Review Huawei Mate 20 Hands-on Review
- October 16, 2018

However, unlike its predecessor, the Mate 20 Pro placed its modules in the centre of its rear glass panel. At first glance from the source, it really looked like it was a leaked photo from an actual Huawei store but it's actually just a brochure showing all how the new Mate 20 models will be showcased after the reveal. (more...)
New Porsche Panamera GTS goes official with 338 kW! New Porsche Panamera GTS goes official with 338 kW!
- October 16, 2018

Capable of 0-62mph in 4.1 seconds and on to a top speed of 181mph in the saloon and 180mph for the Sport Turismo, it's got more than enough oomph to get you down the 'bahn in a breeze. The GTS models come equipped with a colour head-up display, adaptive cruise control and optional rear axle steering. One thing that's entirely new for the Panamera is the inclusion of a driver-configurable color heads-up display. (more...)
Let's not pretend the new Palm 'phone' is actually a good idea Let's not pretend the new Palm 'phone' is actually a good idea
- October 16, 2018

The Verizon Wireless exclusive Palm Phone carries a price tag of $349. Notably, while Palm bills this device as a companion device, it seems to be a fully-featured smartphone unto itself. The UI is a simplified hexagonal grid of icons and a search bar up top. You get a single USB-C port and one virtual button. For iPhone users, there's an extra layer of hassle. (more...)
New Apple watch can take an ECG New Apple watch can take an ECG
- October 16, 2018

An Apple iPhone Xs Max (R) and iPhone Xs rest on a table during a launch event on September 12 , 2018, in Cupertino, California. Both models feature Super Retina displays , OLED screens, a "faster and improved" dual camera system. You can expect to find the LTE models of the Apple Watch 4 on all major carrier websites and to order at Best Buy, Target and other retailer websites at the same time. (more...)
Nintendo Switch Diablo III bundle launches November 2 Nintendo Switch Diablo III bundle launches November 2
- October 15, 2018

Considering a Switch is $300 and Diablo III is $60, you're basically getting a free carrying case with this bundle. Nintendo has announced it is releasing a Diablo III: Eternal Collection bundle, which includes a specially themed Switch system and more. (more...)
Real-Time Translation On Its Way To The Google Assistant Headphones Real-Time Translation On Its Way To The Google Assistant Headphones
- October 15, 2018

This means that soon, Pixel owners will be able to plug-in external microphones (both USB Type-C and 3.5mm) to their smartphones, allowing much better and clearer audio feed to be captured while capturing videos. DxOMark is an established organization trusted for its reviews of consumer-level camera products. As the post reveals, this isn't a software upgrade that will just enhance the Pixel 3's camera capabilities but all Pixel phones. (more...)
Adobe shows off ‘real’ Photoshop on iPad Adobe shows off ‘real’ Photoshop on iPad
- October 15, 2018

Adobe didn't want to tell anyone in case the experiment was unsuccessful, but a few months later, a "proof of life" concept of the full Photoshop app was launching on an iPad. Adobe is working on Android support for the future. Today's announcement highlights what an exciting time it is to be an iPad user. Project Gemini is said to pair smoother raster and vector drawing with classic and dynamic Photoshop brushes. (more...)
WhatsApp making a big change in its ‘Delete for Everyone’ feature WhatsApp making a big change in its ‘Delete for Everyone’ feature
- October 15, 2018

At the time of the launch, users were allowed to delete/recall a message within 7 minutes of sending it. This essentially means users can not delete a message for everyone if the recipient does not receive the revoke request in 13 hours, 8 minutes and 16 seconds. (more...)
"Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4" Destroys First Day Digital Sales Record
- October 15, 2018

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 has been in players' hands for a few days now, and while certain aspects of the game are sure to be controversial with the fanbase, for the most part it's yet another reliably glossy, ferociously addictive entry into the mammoth FPS franchise. (more...)
Facebook Messenger Unsend message feature leaks in images Facebook Messenger Unsend message feature leaks in images
- October 14, 2018

On Friday, Facebook declined to say when the feature will actually arrive, but it remains in the works, a company spokeswoman said. As a result of that discovery, Facebook hurriedly announced that it would make the feature available to all users soon . (more...)
Weekend poll: Did you pre-order one of Google's new Pixel 3s?
- October 14, 2018

In addition to the Google+ breach, there are claims that between the years 2011 and 2012 Google bypassed the iPhone's security features and collected data on users without their knowledge. I'm buying the one with the headphone jack. In fact, past year Pixel 2 is still considered some of the best camera phones today. " Night Sight " is an alternative to using flash in low-light situations. (more...)
Star Citizen: Squadron 42 gets a new trailer Star Citizen: Squadron 42 gets a new trailer
- October 14, 2018

They'll have you zooming around the galaxy in competitive multiplayer sessions. Instead, it will be showing up with an incremental patch. KitGuru Says: While I can understand that the sheer ambition requires a lot of patience, the long development time has put me off from investing in the game. (more...)
Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL: Everything You Need To Know Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL: Everything You Need To Know
- October 14, 2018

After all, like any smartphone, the new Pixels are prone to damage if they're not properly handled. Here is a comparison of the newly launch Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL with iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max to find out which one trumps the other. (more...)
Over 50 Weapons in ‘Red Dead Redemption 2,’ Many Ways to Customize Over 50 Weapons in ‘Red Dead Redemption 2,’ Many Ways to Customize
- October 14, 2018

This is just one way to customize among many. Unfortunately, if it's used too much and not properly attended to, it will begin to degrade over time - oiling and cleaning it will be the trick to keeping it in good condition. If riding on horseback, Rockstar recommends a double-action revolver for its "high-fire rate"- a necessity for rapid movement. "The Varmint Rifle is ideal for hunting small game because it's far less likely to damage the quality of the skin and meat than a firearm with a ... (more...)
Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 with built-in LTE launching next month Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 with built-in LTE launching next month
- October 14, 2018

Details on the 4G LTE connectivity are still light, but considering that this Chromebook Plus V2 will be sold by Verizon, it's probably a safe bet that the device will work on Verizon's network. And while Chromebooks are no longer complete paperweights without a web connection, it's still how you get the most out of one. The only reservation I'd have with buying an LTE-equipped system at this point in time relates to how close we are to the arrival of 5G. (more...)
Microsoft fixes bug that deleted files after Windows 10 October update Microsoft fixes bug that deleted files after Windows 10 October update
- October 14, 2018

Android users are also in for a treat with the new operating system thanks to the American tech company's new "Your Phone " application, which will allow media from a smartphone to be instantly accessible on a Windows 10 device. MetaQuotes, the developer of the most popular trading platform for retail traders, warned Windows users to back up their passwords before updating. (more...)
PS4 Messages Designed to Brick Your Console Reported By Users PS4 Messages Designed to Brick Your Console Reported By Users
- October 14, 2018

Instead, the user should have used "freezes" or "locks up". Users are also being warned that the console may crash not only when you open the message but also if you receive the notification. You can do this in two ways: from the PlayStation itself, or from the mobile app. Messaging (enter your password) Messages. You can do that by going to Account Management in your console Settings, heading to the Privacy Settings submenu, and changing Messaging settings to " Friends Only " or " No One ... (more...)
Internet of Things (IoT) Integration Market Analysis by Top manufactures 2017 Internet of Things (IoT) Integration Market Analysis by Top manufactures 2017
- October 14, 2018

Other vital perspectives that have been carefully studied in the Automotive Iot market report is: Demand and supply dynamics, import and scenario, industry processes and cost structures and major R&D development activities. These include processor, connectivity IC, memory device, logic device, and sensors. Consequently, they take the majority of the market share of high-end market. (more...)
Hitman 2 will feature a 1v1 online competitive mode called Ghost Mode Hitman 2 will feature a 1v1 online competitive mode called Ghost Mode
- October 13, 2018

Ghost Mode presents each Agent 47 with a level playing field, issuing you with the same targets, starting you side-by-side to then see who can take out targets as quickly, cleanly, efficiently and as creatively as possible. From sun-drenched streets to dark and unsafe rainforests, each intricate location provides multiple paths to discover and unparalleled game depth. A massive drawback of being the deadliest assassin in the world is not having anyone else to compete against, but IO ... (more...)
How to disable the Google Pixel 3 XL notch How to disable the Google Pixel 3 XL notch
- October 13, 2018

So if you want a 2018 Pie phone right now, you'd better forget all about Infinity Displays and embrace the huge bezels on the Pixel 3 phones, notch included. This app includes some of the technology meant to make the Google Pixel 3 the most elite camera smartphone in the world. The difference isn't really noticeable though, especially when you consider the various hardware and software optimisations that have been made in the phone. (more...)
Samsung’s foldable phone will be a meaningful one: DJ Koh Samsung’s foldable phone will be a meaningful one: DJ Koh
- October 13, 2018

According to the report based on the interview with Koh, the foldable phone would be available globally and would not "disappear after six to nine months after it's delivered". "Possibly when we start selling the foldable phone, it may be a niche market, but definitely, it will expand". When first Galaxy Note was unveiled, Koh says that the rivals considered the handset to be a useless product, especially with its very big screen. (more...)
Amazon Kills AI System That Was Biased Against Women Amazon Kills AI System That Was Biased Against Women
- October 13, 2018

However, Amazon's inability to stop existing prejudices and preconceptions from colouring its AI's judgement should serve as a warning to those looking to factor machine learning and other automated tools into the process of recruitment. The engineers told Reuters the idea was scrapped past year once it was determined the gender bias could not be corrected. Kevin Parker, chief executive of HireVue, a startup near Salt Lake City, said automation is helping firms look beyond the same ... (more...)