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Here Are the First Xbox Games With Gold Coming Next Year Here Are the First Xbox Games With Gold Coming Next Year
- December 21, 2018

Don't miss this treasure when it arrives on Xbox One in the new year. Which (if any) ones are you looking forward to playing? After January 15th, the next two games will become available: WRC 6 and Ubisoft's Far Cry 2 . Survive war-torn Africa and eliminate the mysterious Jackal in Far Cry 2 . Now, you'll be able to dive in for yourself and see which way you land on it. (more...)
Ayrton Senna tribute McLaren P1 GTR Ayrton Senna tribute McLaren P1 GTR
- December 21, 2018

The MP4/4 was the most successful McLaren race auto, taking home 15 of the 16 races it entered, driven by Senna and Alan Prost. Commissioned by a McLaren collector and completed over a period of three years for an undisclosed price, the bespoke P1 features Senna branding on the air intake, front splitter and doors. (more...)
Fortnite: Where to Search Between Three Ski Lodges Location Fortnite: Where to Search Between Three Ski Lodges Location
- December 20, 2018

As always, do not forget to finish out the match you're in once you've completed one or more challenges in order to be sure you get credit for them. The ski lodges are between Frosty Flights and Happy Hamlet in the southwest corner of the island. (more...)
Mobile coverage ‘far worse’ in Scotland than in England Mobile coverage ‘far worse’ in Scotland than in England
- December 20, 2018

According to Ofcom's annual report, reliable voice calls are now available to 97% of premises in urban homes and offices from all operators, while 83% have access to complete 4G coverage. This will help support innovation and local coverage initiatives across the UK. This year's report continues to show progress on the availability of broadband and mobile services, but notes that around 40,000 homes and offices, or 5% of properties in the province, still can not get the broadband speeds ... (more...)
Microsoft unveils Windows Sandbox: Run any app in a disposable virtual machine Microsoft unveils Windows Sandbox: Run any app in a disposable virtual machine
- December 20, 2018

Let's face it, the Internet is a scary place and we know that malicious actors commonly release programs or compromise existing ones to perform malicious behavior when the program is installed. You can then execute it. Since its initial release, for example, suitably configured systems have used a small virtual machine running alongside the main operating system to host portions of LSASS. (more...)
AT&T's 5G mobile network launches on December 21 in a dozen cities AT&T's 5G mobile network launches on December 21 in a dozen cities
- December 20, 2018

It's been years getting to this point, but the green button is about to be struck for the first time in a meaningful way. "Today's news is a seminal moment in the advancement of mobile 5G technology", said David Christopher, president, AT&T Mobility and Entertainment. (more...)
Redmi Pro 2 Could be 48MP Xiaomi Phone with Snapdragon 675 Redmi Pro 2 Could be 48MP Xiaomi Phone with Snapdragon 675
- December 20, 2018

The leaked promotional materials do not reveal the entire specs-sheet of the Xiaomi Redmi Pro 2 , but they do shed some light on some of the interesting features of the mobile phone. It will sport a 5.84-inch diagonal LCD display with a 2,280×1,080 pixel resolution. So far, most Redmi phones have been extremely basic looking but with the Redmi Pro 2 Xiaomi leaving no stones unturned to change the mentality. (more...)
The Razer Turret Keyboard and Mouse Combo Is Made for Xbox One The Razer Turret Keyboard and Mouse Combo Is Made for Xbox One
- December 20, 2018

When Microsoft announced keyboard and mouse support were coming to the Xbox One, it also announced that green and black gaming hardware maker Razer was working on something special for the console. The mouse is modeled after the Razer Mamba wireless mouse, and can sit on a retractable base that slides out from the keyboard. Battery life for the wireless mouse is 50 / 30 hours with LED lighting off/on. (more...)
Some iPad Pro 2018 coming with bent frames, Apple says it’s normal Some iPad Pro 2018 coming with bent frames, Apple says it’s normal
- December 20, 2018

Apple asserted some models have been shipping out with a "very slight bend in the aluminum chassis", which is a "side effect of the manufacturing process". Both the 11-inch and 12.9-inch devices are affected by the issue, and it's more likely to affect the iPad Pro with LTE because of the external antenna lines. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S10 design revealed in huge leak months before launch Samsung Galaxy S10 design revealed in huge leak months before launch
- December 20, 2018

Set to be known as the Galaxy M10, the Samsung SM-M105F has just been certified (via 91Mobiles ) by the Wi-Fi Alliance. The benchmark was apparently conducted on Samsung's mobile browser, which has the reputation for being one of the fastest browsers out there. (more...)
Sprint merger likely after deal to exclude Huawei Sprint merger likely after deal to exclude Huawei
- December 20, 2018

The proposed merger of Overland Park-based Sprint and T-Mobile has cleared a national security review by federal agencies, the companies announced late Monday. Following a brief delay in September, the FCC has resumed its review of the proposed merger of the two wireless providers. "These U.S. officials have cited concerns that the Chinese telecommunications giant would use its hardware to spy on foreign networks, which Huawei has denied", the WSJ's Drew FitzGerald and Kate O'Keeffe ... (more...)
There’s something very fishy about this alleged OnePlus phone leak There’s something very fishy about this alleged OnePlus phone leak
- December 20, 2018

An individual who resembles OnePlus CEO Pete Lau can be seen toward the right side of the frame, holding the prototype device in his hand. That issue aside, it's a good first look at what could be the new 5G device. Furthermore, the rear of the smartphone is completely distinctive, which we have never seen on OnePlus smartphones, with a huge circular camera bump. (more...)
Sprint $26.5B merger passes more regulatory hurdles Sprint $26.5B merger passes more regulatory hurdles
- December 20, 2018

According to previous reports , a T-Mobile acquisition of Sprint would require no significant changes to either of their current operations in the US - although further investment from Softbank and Deutsche Telecom in their new, joint infrastructure will likely be necessary. (more...)
Say hello to the new Porsche 718 Cayman T and Boxster T… Say hello to the new Porsche 718 Cayman T and Boxster T…
- December 20, 2018

Styling changes are relatively minor, but the 718 T is distinguished by Agate Grey mirror caps and 20-inch wheels with a high-gloss titanium grey finish. Put together, these measures balance out the additional weight created by the installation of the gasoline particulate filter (GPF). We also need to mention the standard 20-inch wheels. (more...)
Facebook Messenger receives features you love on Instagram Facebook Messenger receives features you love on Instagram
- December 20, 2018

There have been certain reports that Facebook Messenger is testing a selfie mode for its camera that includes skin softening and bokeh effects. The new update brings a revamped camera on Facebook Messenger , inspired by Facebook's own Instagram app. (more...)
Microsoft Promises Sandboxed Apps With the Security of VMs Microsoft Promises Sandboxed Apps With the Security of VMs
- December 20, 2018

Windows 10 is to get a new feature which will allow users to run potentially suspicious apps in a sandbox environment to protect their system from any possible malicious side-effects. If it's 1809, you're already up to date and we discourage checking for updates as it can pull an unstable version of Windows . The security update is also available for Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server. (more...)
Charter/Spectrum Cable to pay record $174M to settle fraud allegations Charter/Spectrum Cable to pay record $174M to settle fraud allegations
- December 20, 2018

The settlement resolves a complaint filed past year by then-New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman that accused Charter of leasing deficient modems and wireless routers that resulted in internet speeds 80 percent slower than advertised. (more...)
Fortnite 7.10 brings festive fights, free gifts and new modes Fortnite 7.10 brings festive fights, free gifts and new modes
- December 19, 2018

It had been thought that the new Driftboard vehicle was dropping after Epic Games teased its arrival yesterday. While none of the returning limited time modes have been announced yet, a recent Fortnite patch datamine showed that files from the Infinity Gauntlet limited time mode were recently placed back into the game's files, suggesting that for at least 24 hours during this two weeks, players will get another shot at becoming Thanos and killing everyone in their path. (more...)
Qualcomm Says Apple Still 'Flouting' the Law Qualcomm Says Apple Still 'Flouting' the Law
- December 19, 2018

Qualcomm announced , meanwhile, that Apple is in breach of, despite the Update against the conditions imposed by the court. Apple's move comes after Qualcomm won a preliminary injunction against several iPhone models that the company says, violates its patents. (more...)
PUBG Mobile gets snow theme, Vikendi update imminent PUBG Mobile gets snow theme, Vikendi update imminent
- December 19, 2018

The latest version will be pushed out to Google Play Store and App Store starting Tuesday, which means players will either be able to update the game from respective app stores or from within the game by downloading necessary files. The announcement comes after PC version was officially confirmed to get the snow map within a few days. Vikendi's release will expand upon the number of playable maps when the update is released, but it's not the only notable feature in the update. (more...)
Facebook Apologizes For Exposing Photos Of 6.8 Million Users Facebook Apologizes For Exposing Photos Of 6.8 Million Users
- December 19, 2018

As many as 1,500 apps built by 876 developers could have obtained the photos over a 12-day period in September. In a blog post which has been revealed, the company said that the bug had affected around 7 million people who granted permission for the third party apps to access the photos. (more...)
Were Your Photos Exposed By Facebook's Latest Bug? Find Out Here Were Your Photos Exposed By Facebook's Latest Bug? Find Out Here
- December 19, 2018

A lot of apps are allowed access to some pictures, and usually users have control over whether or not this access is granted. Facebook also added that the API bug affected users who used Facebook login and gave permission to third-party apps to access their photos. (more...)
Xbox streaming console leak reveals next-gen AMD processor Xbox streaming console leak reveals next-gen AMD processor
- December 19, 2018

Windows Central uncovered codenames for the upcoming Xbox systems: Anaconda and Lockhart. Both next-gen machines will support backward compatibility with Xbox, Xbox 360, and Xbox One titles, so anyone looking to upgrade can bring their game libraries with them. (more...)
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is Fastest-Selling Switch Game in U.S. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is Fastest-Selling Switch Game in U.S.
- December 19, 2018

You saw systems, whether it's our own or competitive home console systems, utilize that tactic a bit later in the life cycle. The outlet also reports that Super Smash Bros . Nintendo has pretty lofty sales goals for its current fiscal year, though it sounds like the holiday season will be a kind one to it and the Switch. By comparison, the PlayStation 4 sold 30 million units in the 24 months after its launch, according to Sony . (more...)
Lenovo built a slider phone with 12GB of RAM Lenovo built a slider phone with 12GB of RAM
- December 19, 2018

The phone bears a price tag of 1398 yuan ($200 or about Rs 14,500) for the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant, whereas it costs 1598 yuan ($230 or Rs 16,500) for the 6GB RAM and 64GB storage option. It has two cameras at the back, and the fingerprint scanner is housed inside the display. For those who are looking at a mid-range solution that offers great performance for the buck, Lenovo has also announced the Z5s powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC and again, sporting specs ... (more...)