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Partner Pokemon Spirits available in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Partner Pokemon Spirits available in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
- December 06, 2018

The Spirits are named "Partner Pikachu " and "Partner Eevee " to be more specific to Let's Go , which adorably allows for trainers to have their partner Pokémon travel alongside them on the field, resting on their head or shoulder; players can dress up their partner Pokémon or have them learn special moves. (more...)
Samsung to unveil the Galaxy A8s on December 10 Samsung to unveil the Galaxy A8s on December 10
- December 06, 2018

Huawei has been teasing the Nova 4 for a couple of weeks now, a phone that features circular camera cutout instead of the infamous notch. Samsung's announcement came in just a day after Huawei announced about its Nova 4 that will also have the same top corner hole for selfie camera to be unveiled a week later on December 17. (more...)
Ubisoft teases post-apocalyptic Far Cry project Ubisoft teases post-apocalyptic Far Cry project
- December 06, 2018

However, there has tended to be several years between games. The proper reveal will come at Thursday night's 2018 Game Awards, but before then, they have revealed this mysterious trailer. The game appears to be a direct continuation of Far Cry 5 , following the destruction of life on Earth at the end of the game. After the world burns following the nuke's detonation, we see a character holding a crossbow that seems to use buzzsaws as ammunition. (more...)
A Bethesda web glitch revealed everyone’s support tickets, including personal info A Bethesda web glitch revealed everyone’s support tickets, including personal info
- December 06, 2018

According to Bethesda's dev team, the update is meant to "address a service issue", but whilst the game is planned to be down for just two hours, it could very well take longer. The thread exploded in popularity and comments, more than a few of which corroborated Jessiepie's claim, and the reports expectedly made their way to the official Bethesda forums . (more...)
IOS 12.1.1 fixes FaceTime’s biggest frustration IOS 12.1.1 fixes FaceTime’s biggest frustration
- December 06, 2018

Here are iOS 12.1.1 final changes, release notes, new features and even changelog of everything related to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users. The app introduced a menu tray which, in turn, hid the toggle to switch between the iPhone's two cameras. (more...)
Google is shutting down Allo by March 2019
- December 06, 2018

The original article follows. Google is trying to push RCS ( Rich Communication Services ) globally and make the messaging solution available to all Android users. More than 175 million Android users use Messages already according to Google. With it, you get features like typing indicators, read receipts, group chats, the ability to send large attachments, and more, and it's all built into the Messages app that comes with your phone. (more...)
Thousands of O2 users stuck offline in mobile phone blackout Thousands of O2 users stuck offline in mobile phone blackout
- December 06, 2018

The company is blaming software issues at one of its suppliers for the problems. O2 customers across the United Kingdom have been hit by a network outage that has left them unable to use 4G and data services, meaning they can't access the internet without a Wi-Fi connection. (more...)
Huawei's first notch-free all-screen smartphone is the Nova 4 Huawei's first notch-free all-screen smartphone is the Nova 4
- December 05, 2018

Huawei , Xiaomi and Oppo - the big three Chinese smartphone makers - just can't stop selling devices. Most likely, the event will be dedicated to the presentation of the new smartphone Huawei bezrukovoj Nova 4 . As I've said before, while Huawei phones continue to get better and better, it has become quite hard to ever get excited about them. The pricing of the smartphone is expected to fall between 40000-50000 INR, keeping the smartphone away from competing with Huawei Mate 20 ... (more...)
Galaxy Note9 beta now rolling out to India, Germany, and US Galaxy Note9 beta now rolling out to India, Germany, and US
- December 05, 2018

As promised Samsung had rolled out to the Galaxy Note 9 users first, however, it is now being rolled out in "beta" to the Note 9 users. It shouldnt be too long before other countries in Europe begin to receive eligibility to participate in the Android Pie beta on the Galaxy Note9 . (more...)
Razer Blade Stealth Refresh Comes With Near Bezel-less Display Razer Blade Stealth Refresh Comes With Near Bezel-less Display
- December 05, 2018

For $200 more than the base model, Razer sells an upgraded Blade Stealth unit wielding double the RAM and Nvidia GeForce MX150 graphics bearing 4GB of GDDR5 memory, though its weight is bumped up to 2.82 pounds. The anti-ghosting keyboard has been optimized to feel punchier and more responsive. As you can expect from a Razer laptop, it comes with a single-zone RGB lighting system with full key backlighting and 16.8 million color options all powered by Razer Chroma. (more...)
Chevrolet Silverado HD Details Emerge Chevrolet Silverado HD Details Emerge
- December 05, 2018

Chevrolet has released the first images and details of the 2020 Silverado HD , and the brand says that the new heavy-duty trucks will be "the most capable and most advanced" ever. It will be built at the company's Flint Assembly Plant in Flint, Michigan alongside Chevy's other line of Silverado pickups. Those are the only details that've been revealed about the powertrains for now, stay tuned for more details as launch nears. (more...)
Nokia 8.1 Android One smartphone launched: Price, specs and more Nokia 8.1 Android One smartphone launched: Price, specs and more
- December 05, 2018

The Nokia 8 .1 is an excellent mid-range smartphone from the Finnish company as it sports Nokia' signature design and capable hardware. The phone features a 6.18-inch Full HD+ display which also supports HDR titles. The Nokia 8 .1 smartphone is backed by a 3,500mAh battery and the company claims a battery life of up to 2 days. Connectivity options are said to include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB Type-C, FM, 3G and 4G. (more...)
Microsoft deems Apple's iPads kiddie tablets in hilarious new Surface Go ad Microsoft deems Apple's iPads kiddie tablets in hilarious new Surface Go ad
- December 05, 2018

The holiday commercial, is a remix of " Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer ", promoting the Surface Go. Of course, the reasons the girl gives are hardly convincing, but that's not really the goal of the ad anyway. My dreams are big, so I need a real computer. Indeed, the only activity mentioned in the commercial is coding, which one can do on an iPad. The ad is funny-ish, and it just gets the point across really well. (more...)
PlayStation Classic's hidden settings accessible through USB keyboards PlayStation Classic's hidden settings accessible through USB keyboards
- December 05, 2018

According to various reports on Twitter , to access the hidden menu you'll need to connect a USB keyboard to the console and press the ESC button. It turns out it's as easy as plugging in a keyboard and hitting the Escape key while inside a game . (more...)
Skype to add real-time captions to calls Skype to add real-time captions to calls
- December 05, 2018

Microsoft is introducing a major feature for PowerPoint and Skype . This does not remove the fact that the features will also come in handy for other users within the Skype community. But the built-in translation skills for PowerPoint and Skype will also help those of us who need to communicate with people in different languages. (more...)
BT rejects Huawei's 5G network infrastructure bid in the UK BT rejects Huawei's 5G network infrastructure bid in the UK
- December 05, 2018

BT has also excluded Huawei from bidding for contracts to supply equipment for use in its core 5G network, it said. The report, which cites a company spokesperson, claims the move will bring BT's mobile phone business in line with an internal policy to keep the Chinese company's equipment at the edge of telecoms infrastructure. (more...)
Google removes 2 popular Android apps that enabled click fraud Google removes 2 popular Android apps that enabled click fraud
- December 05, 2018

A recent investigation revealed that several Android apps developed by China's Cheetah Mobile and Kika Tech were running ad click fraud scheme to trick app developers into thinking new installs were coming from ads within the offending applications . (more...)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC Unveiled With 5G Modem, Improved AI Performance Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC Unveiled With 5G Modem, Improved AI Performance
- December 05, 2018

Just like the " GPU Turbo" mode on Huawei and Honor smartphones powered Kirin chipsets, Qualcomm also introduced the new " Snapdragon Elite Gaming " for an enhanced gaming experience. Qualcomm is now hosting its Snapdragon Summit, so expect more details on the Snapdragon 855 to be revealed in the coming days. Qualcomm officially announced the new processor at its conference in Hawaii on Tuesday. (more...)
Rockstar Will Re-Balance In-Game Gold Bar Economy Rockstar Will Re-Balance In-Game Gold Bar Economy
- December 04, 2018

Thanking Red Dead Online players for participating in the beta, Rockstar Games mentioned some of the specific areas it's focused on. "Take Two Interactive released its beta of Red Dead Redemption 2 Online.last week, and there have been issues on Online game mechanics and rewards raised in the press", he wrote in a research report published Monday. (more...)
Pokémon GO Game Reveals Trainer Battle System Pokémon GO Game Reveals Trainer Battle System
- December 04, 2018

You can also eventually earn an Ace Trainer Medal for participating in battles . We've also seen Pokemon Go reference the main series games in the past, most recently with the addition of outfits based on Brock and Misty's designs from Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu and Pokemon: Let's Go, Eevee . (more...)
Google is expanding eSIM support in the Pixel 3 to more networks Google is expanding eSIM support in the Pixel 3 to more networks
- December 04, 2018

That's why Google's new December software update for the Pixel 3 is so important, because in addition to improved camera performance , a security update, and better support for when the phone is paired with a Pixel Stand , the December patch also features a fix for the Pixel 3's overly aggressive memory management . (more...)
Microsoft is replacing Edge with its own Chrome browser Microsoft is replacing Edge with its own Chrome browser
- December 04, 2018

Based on the documentation he has seen , Petri's Brad Sams believes that Windows Lite - the new OS - is Microsoft's answer to Chrome OS. Microsoft has struggled to get Windows 10 users to keep Edge as their default browser, even going so far as to post pleas to try the browser out when navigating to the Chrome download page or changing the default browser. (more...)
Bethesda Is Doing Right By Purchasers Bethesda Is Doing Right By Purchasers
- December 04, 2018

It's worth noting that this isn't the same bag that was advertised as part of the Power Armor Edition, and it's likely to have been produced in very limited quantity specifically for those who were invited to the event, which isn't unusual. (more...)
Apple said to miss rapid 5G takeoff, sit out tech shift Apple said to miss rapid 5G takeoff, sit out tech shift
- December 04, 2018

It's likely that it will be at least until 2020, particularly in Canada, until 5G networks are up and running in a meaningful way that affects the average consumer. One other reason for delaying the 5G iPhone's launch has to do with Apple's legal spat with Qualcomm, a leader in cellular modem technology, which already announced that several Android vendors would use its 5G chips as soon as next year. (more...)
Starbreeze CEO departs as company files for administration Starbreeze CEO departs as company files for administration
- December 04, 2018

Along with the reconstruction, the departure of two key individuals was announced . With the firm going through the wringer, Starbreeze CEO Bo Andersson has resigned effective immediately, and will also be departing the company's Board of Directors. (more...)