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Google's conversational Duplex AI rolls out to some Pixel owners Google's conversational Duplex AI rolls out to some Pixel owners
- November 23, 2018

The company hasn't detailed precisely which cities will have the feature available, but it is safe to assume that the previously revealed "pilot metro" locations such as New York City, San Franciso, Atlanta , and Phoenix will be included. The outlet noted that Duplex now only manages restaurant reservations, and that it managed to successfully book tables every time it could reach those establishments. (more...)
Apple acquired privacy-centric AI startup Silk Labs Apple acquired privacy-centric AI startup Silk Labs
- November 23, 2018

The startup was founded by three former Mozilla employees - Andreas Gal , Chris Jones and Michael Vines - who worked on the failed Firefox OS , which was supposed to be Mozilla's answer to iOS and Android. As of now, there is no report or comment of its Silk Labs acquisition, but that is not out the norms for the company. Previously, the company has also acquired the Machine Learning and Artificial intelligence company Lattice Data for $200 Million. (more...)
Currency Screw-Up Leaves Australians Unable To Buy Some Steam Games Currency Screw-Up Leaves Australians Unable To Buy Some Steam Games
- November 23, 2018

Steam made the move from USA currency to the local dollarydoo in Australia today, and all publishers had to do to ensure a smooth transition was tick a box saying they now supported the Australian dollar. Apparently some developers forgot about this. Which is a problem if you now want to buy such games as Vermintide 2, Factorio, Ori And The Blind Forest , Return Of The Obra Dinn , The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth ... (more...)
Xiaomi dishes out MIUI 10 stable update for Redmi Note 4 Xiaomi dishes out MIUI 10 stable update for Redmi Note 4
- November 23, 2018

Considering the demand of the phone, we expect the same numbers in the second sale as well. Redmi Note 6 Pro runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor under the hood. 13,999 for the 4GB RAM/ 64GB inbuilt storage variant, and goes up to Rs. 15,999 for the 6GB RAM/ 64GB inbuilt storage variant. The smartphone is offered in 4 exciting colour options - Red, Blue, Black and Rose Gold. (more...)
PUBG Mobile updated with Royal Pass Season 4 PUBG Mobile updated with Royal Pass Season 4
- November 23, 2018

All the players must note that the latest version of PUBG will not have Season 3 rankings and scores added to it, which means that everyone will start right from the beginning, this way they will have an equal opportunity to gain ranks. This new M762 rifle is available in all maps. The Scooter is the new two-seater vehicle to come to Sanhok map. Another feature coming to Sanhok map is random weather change between sunny, rainy and foggy. (more...)
New Range Rover Evoque revealed ahead of LA debut New Range Rover Evoque revealed ahead of LA debut
- November 23, 2018

The new, second generation Range Rover Evoque made its debut in Britain and from what we can see, it certainly looks like the baby brother of the Velar . It's also now more efficient, with Ingenium petrol and diesel engines , as well as new Hybrid-electric and 48-volt mild hybrid options. When pulling away, the stored energy is redeployed to assist the ICE under acceleration and reduce fuel consumption. (more...)
Microsoft blocks Windows 10 v1809 Upgrade on some Intel PCs Microsoft blocks Windows 10 v1809 Upgrade on some Intel PCs
- November 23, 2018

Windows 10 version 1809, Windows Server 2019, and Windows Server, version 1809 are affected by the issue; means, it affects client and server versions of the Windows operating system. Check the Driver Version on the page that opens. According to 9to5Google, Microsoft engineers have made several commits assisting with the development of Chrome for Windows 10 on ARM. (more...)
OnePlus 6T gets OxygenOS 9.0.6 update to optimize Screen Unlock OnePlus 6T gets OxygenOS 9.0.6 update to optimize Screen Unlock
- November 23, 2018

Also, the update is expected to optimize image processing, which should result in better photos overall. As we noted in our updated review of the OnePlus 6T , the OxygenOS 9.0.5 significantly improved the in-display fingerprint scanner, both in terms of speed and accuracy. (more...)
Google Duplex Is Finally Rolling Out To ‘Pixel Owners’
- November 23, 2018

However, this version isn't limited to businesses which have partnered with Google as it was in the previous testing. Assuming the stars align for you and you happen to hit all those notes, you'll be able to ask Assistant to make a restaurant reservation for you and see a "request a table" button appear under the restaurant's listing - it won't work everywhere, and Google's already confirmed an opt-out process for businesses, but if you see that button you're good to proceed. (more...)
The PlayStation x Nike PG 2.5 Wolf Grey Releases On December 1st The PlayStation x Nike PG 2.5 Wolf Grey Releases On December 1st
- November 23, 2018

The PG 2.5 x PlayStation colourway launches worldwide on December 1. When he wasn't putting up 25 points in a convincing win for Oklahoma City Thunder against current National Basketball Association champs the Golden State Warriors, small forward Paul George was on the PlayStation Blog writing about his new PSone-inspired sneakers. (more...)
Diablo 4 Reportedly in Development Under Code Name 'Fenris' Diablo 4 Reportedly in Development Under Code Name 'Fenris'
- November 23, 2018

Supposedly that's why Blizzard didn't talk about Diablo IV at BlizzCon this month, instead announcing mobile game Diablo Immortal : it wasn't ready enough, too much is in flux, and after the failure of their somehow-never-announced MMO Titan , they don't want to rush it. (more...)
Wreck-It Ralph has been spotted in Fortnite Wreck-It Ralph has been spotted in Fortnite
- November 22, 2018

You can check out the brand new clip, which features the Disney princesses , below. Ralph and best buddy Vanellope von Schweetz wave goodbye to the arcade world and set off on an adventure to explore the worldwide web, in an attempt to save Vanellope's beloved video game Sugar Rush. (more...)
Xiaomi launches Redmi Note 6 Pro in India Xiaomi launches Redmi Note 6 Pro in India
- November 22, 2018

Xiaomi has setup a dedicated page for the Redmi Note 6 Pro on its official website mentioning the launch . If you're wondering why the 6 Pro is virtually the same as the last model, it's likely because Xiaomi doesn't want to steer away from a winning formula. (more...)
New No Man's Sky update leaks, has rainbows New No Man's Sky update leaks, has rainbows
- November 22, 2018

You'll also now be able to dig up ancient alien bones and skeletons, acquire precious materials from the most extreme locations, and pick up freakish artifacts to decorate your base with. These creatures aren't really fond of being beamed by a heated, concentrated laser and will flee your attempts at mining. Mine these runaway minerals to extract concentrated resource rewards. (more...)
This 3 year old iPhone hack makes the internet go insane
- November 22, 2018

An iPhone keyboard hack that enables users to quickly move the cursor through the text of messages has sparked excitement among users, despite being available in some forms since 2015. However, users with non-3D touch devices, such as the iPhone XR, can now also take advantage of this trick, thanks to iOS 12 . "Apple undersold 3D touch ", he said. (more...)
Square Enix Has Completed Development on Kingdom Hearts 3 Square Enix Has Completed Development on Kingdom Hearts 3
- November 21, 2018

Fingers crossed, Kingdom Hearts III is only two months away. and as Nomura said in the tweet, now's as good a time as any to finish your playthroughs of Kingdom Hearts 1.5, 2.5 and 2.8. In the trailer, we get to see a little bit more on each announced world as well as key characters like Elsa ( Frozen ), Rapunzel ( Tangled ), Captain Jack Sparrow ( Pirates of the Caribbean ), Baymax ( Big Hero 6 ), and Hercules . (more...)
Google Play Offering $0.99 Movie Rentals (and Other Discounts) on Thanksgiving Google Play Offering $0.99 Movie Rentals (and Other Discounts) on Thanksgiving
- November 21, 2018

The company has announced plenty of deals for games , books , and video rentals. Google may have just introduced a library of free, ad-supported movies to YouTube, but if you feel like watching something a little more recent than Agent Cody Banks, the company's new Google Play promotion might be a better option. (more...)
Here's EVERY PS4 game in the Black Friday 2018 sale Here's EVERY PS4 game in the Black Friday 2018 sale
- November 21, 2018

You pretty much can't have fun with a PlayStation console without PlayStation Plus, so you're obviously going to be subscribing anyway. Numerous retailers have started their Black Friday discounts early, giving gamers the opportunity to save some cash without having to courageous the weekend crowds. (more...)
You can now open Google Assistant with your voice on iPhone You can now open Google Assistant with your voice on iPhone
- November 21, 2018

You can use "Ok Google " or "Hey Google" or any other voice phrase you want. "Hey Siri, you suck" could be your wake word for Google Assistant to take over the strain, if you so wished. Once you update the Google Assistant app from iOS App Store, open the app on your iPhone. For example, if you have a Google Assistant Routine called "Going to bed" set up to turn off the lights and drop your thermostat to a lower temp, you can coordinate a new Siri Shortcut to then call on that command. (more...)
Ubisoft Takes a Step Back on Rainbow Six Siege's Censorship Ubisoft Takes a Step Back on Rainbow Six Siege's Censorship
- November 21, 2018

In a blog post, Ubisoft acknowledged that "our community and players have raised concerns", and after spending a week "working on solutions", the publisher made a decision to go back to the way the game used to look. Wind Bastion's launch may be impacted and possibly delayed because this whole ordeal is shortening testing and debug times. Some Siege players were quick to criticize the move, with nearly 1,500 negative reviews of Siege appearing on Steam three days after the announcement. (more...)
Honor 10 Lite With Kirin 710 SoC and Dual Cameras Goes Official Honor 10 Lite With Kirin 710 SoC and Dual Cameras Goes Official
- November 21, 2018

The Honor 10 Lite comes with a 6.21-inch IPS LCD screen with a resolution of 2340 x 1080p, protected by 2.5D curved tempered glass. In Portrait Mode you can change the shape of the face, its color, the surrounding light, the size and color of the eye and you can whiten your teeth. (more...)
Fortnite Announces $1,000,000 Winter Royale Tournament That’s Open to Everyone Fortnite Announces $1,000,000 Winter Royale Tournament That’s Open to Everyone
- November 21, 2018

An worldwide tournament with a $1,000,000 prize pool sounds like a pretty big deal, sure, but the Winter Royale is largely a practice run for the esports-travangaza that will be Fortnite World Cup next year. The Winter Royale Qualifier will take place November 24 and run through November 25. While the events are now restricted only to North American and European players, Epic Games says it will be holding over region-specific tournaments elsewhere in the near future. (more...)
Southeast Asia’s internet economy exceeds $240b Southeast Asia’s internet economy exceeds $240b
- November 21, 2018

Whilst unicorns captured most of the capital attention, the overall startup ecosystem benefitted from growing investor appetites, the Google-Temasek research added. Growth in revenue is actually coming faster for food delivery services over core transportation services, which is a good sign for Grab and Go-Jek since the two businesses have aggressively expanded into additional on-demand services. (more...)
The Walking Dead: The Final Season development has resumed The Walking Dead: The Final Season development has resumed
- November 21, 2018

Skybound Games, teaming with numerous original Telltale development staff, will produce the final two episodes in the four-episode series, which sees world-weary hero Clementine forced to hunker down in an abandoned schoolhouse with her young ward, A.J for one last stand. (more...)
You can sign into your Microsoft account without a password You can sign into your Microsoft account without a password
- November 21, 2018

Today, the Redmond giant is making a huge step forward by making it possible to sign in to your Microsoft account online using Windows Hello or a FIDO2 security key. Sign out and open Microsoft Edge, select "use security key instead" and sign in by inserting or tapping your key and entering your PIN. Visit the Microsoft account page and sign in as you normally would. (more...)