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Huawei’s Porsche Design Mate 20 RS Android smartphone oozes luxury in leather Huawei’s Porsche Design Mate 20 RS Android smartphone oozes luxury in leather
- November 27, 2018

The device is the most expensive handset from the Huawei, the company that holds the second position in the global smartphone shipments for Q2 as per IDC. It will be available in four colors - Midnight Blue, Black, Twilight and Emerald Green. This means buyers can get Mate 20 Pro with Sennheiser PXC 550 bundled at Rs 71,990. (more...)
LinkedIn faced probe for Facebook ads targeting 18 mn non-members LinkedIn faced probe for Facebook ads targeting 18 mn non-members
- November 27, 2018

LinkedIn , the Microsoft-owned professional networking platform, has faced criticism before for its ability to suggest connections that would seem beyond the scope of its data. Since this occurred before GDPR implementation, LinkedIn was not fined. The complaint was specifically for targeting the users through Facebook advertisement reversely with the email address provided in their LinkedIn account. (more...)
Moto G7 Play exposed in FCC leak Moto G7 Play exposed in FCC leak
- November 27, 2018

On the rear, we can find a fingerprint sensor under the companies logo and also camera sensors along with LED flash can be spotted on the back. Under model number XT1952, this is the Moto G7 Play in two colors, black and silverish blue. (more...)
OnePlus teams up with McLaren for a limited edition 6T OnePlus teams up with McLaren for a limited edition 6T
- November 27, 2018

Smartphone brand OnePlus has announced it's collaborating with McLaren on an as-yet-unannounced project, although we're pretty sure we already know. As TechRadar notes, OnePlus isn't the first company, nor is it going to be the last to strike a brand deal with a supercar or a luxury vehicle maker. (more...)
Windows 10 October 2018 Update continues to be a headache for Microsoft Windows 10 October 2018 Update continues to be a headache for Microsoft
- November 27, 2018

What is clear is that Windows 10 version 1809-which is obtained by installing the October 2018 Update-is the buggiest and most unreliable Windows 10 Feature Update yet . As spotted by Paul Thurrott , the update also breaks the seek bar in Windows Media Player when playing "specific files". Of course, you could just choose a different default program for video files but, surprise, that's partially broken too. (more...)
WhatsApp’s Chief Business Officer Neeraj Arora quits
- November 27, 2018

He will be leaving to take time off to "recharge and spend time with family", he wrote on Facebook. WhatsApp cofounder Brian Acton quit the company in 2017 while the other cofounder Jan Koum put in his papers in April this year. Interestingly, Arora's resignation came in soon afterwards, although there have been no talks around that so far. Indirectly addressing the privacy and misinformation concerns around the messaging platform, Arora said , "I am confident that WhatsApp will ... (more...)
Google Search to soon show single result for certain queries Google Search to soon show single result for certain queries
- November 27, 2018

The tech giant has chose to hide all search results, altogether, from below its own answer to certain queries. Google's search executive Danny Sullivan said, "For calculator, unit converter & local time, we're experimenting with a condensed view to further speed up load time". (more...)
Google Pixel 3 lite photographed next to original Pixel, several iPhones Google Pixel 3 lite photographed next to original Pixel, several iPhones
- November 27, 2018

The Pixel 3 Lite is the phone on the left with a slightly taller screen. Its about same size as the original Pixel (the new Pixel 3 too ) and the iPhone XR . Size-wise, the Pixel 3 Lite appears to be a middle-of-the-road model when it comes to the Pixel 3 lineup, in that it seems larger than the Pixel 3 but smaller than the Pixel 3 XL. (more...)
Budget Pixel 3 Lite leaks again, photos compare it with several phones
- November 26, 2018

As we saw before, the device has a taller 18:9 screen like the current Pixel 3 . Despite the less powerful processor the tipster also has revealed that the Pixel 3 Lite is to retain the same exceptional Pixel 3 camera in this cost-effective Pixel 3 Lite as well. (more...)
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is Switch's best pre-selling game to date Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is Switch's best pre-selling game to date
- November 26, 2018

Announced by Nintendo Versus , a short gameplay trailer breaks the news that Super Smash Bros . According to the publisher Super Smash Bros . To their credit though, World of Light is more than just an adventure mode, it's one where you can set your own path, and then unlock characters along the way. (more...)
Rumour: Zelda: Skyward Sword teased for the Switch Rumour: Zelda: Skyward Sword teased for the Switch
- November 26, 2018

Suffice it to say, people like this Nintendo Switch Zelda game. The game's unique structure, involving revisiting the same areas multiple times, and irritating assistant Fi were also controversial amongst fans, but whether Nintendo would seek to change anything about the design is unknown. (more...)
Cyber Monday Nintendo Switch Sale Adds Eshop Credit Cyber Monday Nintendo Switch Sale Adds Eshop Credit
- November 26, 2018

A $35 eShop voucher can go quite a long way towards a major release or a selection of smaller indie titles, so it's well worth snapping up if you're looking to buy a console. "If you have someone on your list who is hard to shop for, this $35 in Nintendo eShop credit can be used toward their favorite kinds of games". Shoppers who want to treat themselves to their own holiday treats can also check out Nintendo eShop Cyber Deals . (more...)
Mobile internet is faster than WiFi in 33 countries Mobile internet is faster than WiFi in 33 countries
- November 26, 2018

That's a huge change from when the first iPhone launched and when Wi-Fi was way faster everywhere and cheaper. Similarly, device makers and the entire Wi-Fi industry need to speed up their performance or risk facing sliding into irrelevance. (more...)
Google Pixel 3 Lite gets compared to Pixel 3 XL and iPhones
- November 26, 2018

It also suggests the presence of Android Pie that comes preloaded on the Pixel 3 family. Another potential bonus: there's a headphone jack. Based on the number of leaks we've seen so far, the Pixel 3 Lite could see the same treatment as the Pixel 3 XL. (more...)
Supreme Court hears arguments in Apple App Store price fixing suit Supreme Court hears arguments in Apple App Store price fixing suit
- November 26, 2018

A decision in Apple v. Pepper is expected by late spring. The Trump administration is backing Apple at the high court. The company argues that because the app developers themselves set the price of apps in the App Store and not Apple, iPhone users are purchasing the apps from the developers directly. (more...)
Where Is Red Dead Online, Red Dead 2's Multiplayer? Where Is Red Dead Online, Red Dead 2's Multiplayer?
- November 26, 2018

Rockstar has shared the first details regarding Red Dead Redemption 2's online mode, named simply Red Dead Online . Tuesday, November 27: All Red Dead Redemption 2: Ultimate Edition owners. As for what you'll get up to, the press release says players can, "head out hunting or fishing; visit bustling towns; battle enemy gangs and attack their hideouts; hunt for treasure; take on missions and interact with familiar characters from across the five states; or fight against other outlaws ... (more...)
LG patent shows off plans for 16-camera smartphone LG patent shows off plans for 16-camera smartphone
- November 26, 2018

A trend seems to have been established with smartphone designers increasing the rear-camera count on their devices to try and one-up rivals. The patent describes the 4x4 camera grid with its lenses placed in a certain curvature within the matrix. (more...)
The very best Cyber Monday Nintendo Switch deals, all in one place
- November 26, 2018

We've also listed the very best Cyber Monday deals going on Nintendo Switch Joy Cons, the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller, and also Nintendo Switch-compatible memory cards. The red edition is going for $45, while the special-edition phantom black and sport white controllers are going for $50 Dollars. The big ticket items in the sale include $100 off the Xbox One X ($399 is an all-time low) and $100 off the Xbox One S Minecraft Creators bundle ($199), but additional Xbox One console ... (more...)
WhatsApp iOS beta gets support for video playback directly from notifications panel WhatsApp iOS beta gets support for video playback directly from notifications panel
- November 26, 2018

WABetaInfo thinks WhatsApp might have accidentally enabled it for his wife. In other news, WhatsApp for iOS has been in the news for quite some time now. Well now, we have reports about WhatsApp testing one more feature that would let users make group calls directly from a group chat. The latest iOS beta is said to be available soon for App Store users. (more...)
20th Century Fox Trademarks 'Alien: Blackout' For Game Usage 20th Century Fox Trademarks 'Alien: Blackout' For Game Usage
- November 26, 2018

KitGuru Says: It looks like we have a two-week wait until we will potentially find anything out about Alien: Blackout . Instead, many eyes have turned towards Hideo Kojima, who posted photos of his visit to Fox Studios just two days prior to the filing. (more...)
Red Dead Redemption 2 tips and tricks Red Dead Redemption 2 tips and tricks
- November 26, 2018

If you don't own a PlayStation 4, you may like the look of the bundle below that comes with one of the biggest games of the year bundled in for only £219. Below are the top-selling video games for October 2018. In hardware, Sony's PS4 was the month's best-selling console both in terms of units and dollars. (more...)
Google’s Fuchsia OS is being tested on the Honor Play Google’s Fuchsia OS is being tested on the Honor Play
- November 25, 2018

Further, Huawei engineers contributed to the Fuchsia project code several times over the a year ago, but not in any significant way. The commit also reveals the new platform is now compatible with the Kirin 970 chipset. Additionally, Huawei is the first company outside of Google to make a significant contribution to the project. Among these smartphones: Huawei Mate 10, 10 Pro, Huawei Mate, Huawei P20, P20 Huawei Pro and some others. (more...)
Rogue Wikipedia editors replace Donald Trump with penis, blame Siri for mistake Rogue Wikipedia editors replace Donald Trump with penis, blame Siri for mistake
- November 25, 2018

A Twitter user who goes by the name Vore Enthusiast on the micro-blogging platform shared a image which showed that a similar issue was affecting search results pertaining to Trump on Safari. The apparent glitch was first spotted by The Verge , asking Siri the question "who is Donald Trump" or " how old is Donald Trump " returns an image of male genitalia in place of a picture of the 45th president of the United States. (more...)
Apple restarts iPhone X production over poor iPhone XS, XS Max sales Apple restarts iPhone X production over poor iPhone XS, XS Max sales
- November 25, 2018

Analysts, pundits, and Wall Street types have all become obsessed with iPhone unit sales, tying Apple's quarterly health to this single metric, that the Cupertino giant has chose to bring it to an end. He put the estimate at 70 million for fourth quarter 2018 till the third quarter 2019 for the iPhone XR. The Cupertino-giant also said that henceforth, it will not be disclosing actual hardware sales figures for the iPhone so we may never know how many units have actually been sold. (more...)
Black Friday online sales hit record-setting $6.22B Black Friday online sales hit record-setting $6.22B
- November 25, 2018

Let's hope things improve, because we deserve better. Black Friday 2018 has already arrived, and if the shopping holiday's bevy of sale prices hasn't suited your tastes as-yet, maybe Cyber Monday 2018 will provide some new opportunities. Now playing: Watch this: Black Friday sales go live, Facebook defends controversial. Last year, about $1.4 billion of the sales made stemmed from smartphones. (more...)