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HP announces an AMD-powered HP Chromebook 14 HP announces an AMD-powered HP Chromebook 14
- January 07, 2019

HP also announced a revamped version of an existing Chromebook , the x360 14, which now adds a "G1" to its name, denoting it as an enterprise and business channel model. Just like the tablet, this entry-level device with an 11.6-inch display features a rubberized chassis with thick bumpers and is similarly resistant to minor drops. (more...)
The Alienware m17 upsizes Dell’s slim gaming laptop at CES 2019 The Alienware m17 upsizes Dell’s slim gaming laptop at CES 2019
- January 07, 2019

Modern games can utilize these features to achieve up to 2x the performance of the GTX 1060 GPU. We may see the GeForce RTX 2060 along with several mobility parts launch at the event but there may be more surprises in Jensen's pockets since this is a consumer-targeted event. (more...)
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Datamine Has Leaked Second DLC Character [Rumor] Super Smash Bros Ultimate Datamine Has Leaked Second DLC Character [Rumor]
- January 07, 2019

Dataminer Jam1Garner discovered three codenames for upcoming Super Smash Bros . Previously confirmed characters like Kid Dracula are a part of it as retro Spirits dominate the board. There's been a lot of supposition about who will be the next person to join Super Smash Bros . Meanwhile, Jack is likely a reference to Jack Frost who is something of a mascot for the Shin Megami Tensei series which, in turn, will be represented by Joker . (more...)
Bowsette Won't Be A Thing In New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe Bowsette Won't Be A Thing In New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe
- January 07, 2019

Of course, Nintendo wasn't about to let the fans dictate their IP, and have updated their New Super Mario Bros . However, it seems that Nintendo has kill Bowsette by confirming that the Super Crown , that is critical to Bowser's transformation, can only be worn by Toadette in New Super Mario Bros . (more...)
Epic gives out free gliders to compensate for Fortnite event date error Epic gives out free gliders to compensate for Fortnite event date error
- January 07, 2019

The matches are much shorter than the likes of PUBG and Fortnite , but it provides a nice, quick BR fix with fast-paced gameplay and lots of items to choose from. The rewards varied, but those who completed every task ultimately received 14 different perks. The 14 Days of Fortnite challenges are back and are available to complete until early next week . (more...)
Samsung to showcase new monitors for gamers at CES 2019 Samsung to showcase new monitors for gamers at CES 2019
- January 06, 2019

Get ready to feel like a cheater, because the CRG9 boasts a 49-inch screen with a 32:9 aspect ratio, equivalent to two 27-inch monitors side by side. Samsung will release two variants of the Space Monitor: a 27-inch QHD model and a 32-inch UHD (4K) model. The monitor also supports AMD Radeon FreeSync2 HDR technology, which reduces the annoying "stuttering" and input latency, ensuring a high and stable image speed, these are essential features to have a better video gaming experience. (more...)
Android Messages Can Now Detect and Block Spam Android Messages Can Now Detect and Block Spam
- January 06, 2019

Right now, a new feature within Android Messages is rolling out which will help automatically sort out any spam messages you might receive. Google has confirmed that the "Automatic Spam Protection" has started to roll out for Android Messages. (more...)
Bethesda Resolves Lawsuit Against Warner Bros Over Fallout Shelter Bethesda Resolves Lawsuit Against Warner Bros Over Fallout Shelter
- January 06, 2019

Well, that no longer is the case, as both Bethesda and developer Behaviour Interactive announced this afternoon that the lawsuit has now been resolved. Details of the settlement remain undisclosed at the time of writing, however Westworld remains live and available for download. Bethesda sought damages and the shuttering of the Westworld game. (more...)
News Here's what Slightly Mad Studios' console might look like News Here's what Slightly Mad Studios' console might look like
- January 06, 2019

The " Mad Box " was revealed by Bell via a tweet earlier in the week , Bell confirmed it will be " the most powerful console ever built " and will support 4K, VR at 60 frames per second, and developers will gain access to a full engine free of charge. (more...)
Overwatch: Second Wind confirm false identity of former roster addition Overwatch: Second Wind confirm false identity of former roster addition
- January 06, 2019

All of the claims in this story are unsubstantiated by Ellie , Second Wind and Blizzard, who have all remained silent on the matter. There had been a lot of speculation about whether or not it was actually Punisher playing as Ellie before they were outed. (more...)
Congolese Edmontonians anxiously await DRC election results Congolese Edmontonians anxiously await DRC election results
- January 05, 2019

President Donald Trump said on Friday about 80 USA military personnel had deployed to Gabon in case they were needed to protect American citizens and diplomatic facilities in Congo. Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC's ) government cut internet connections and SMS services across the country for a second straight day on Tuesday as the country nervously awaited results from the weekend's chaotic presidential election. (more...)
Half-Life 2 Writer Erik Wolpaw Returns to Valve Half-Life 2 Writer Erik Wolpaw Returns to Valve
- January 04, 2019

The move to Double Fine wasn't surprising at the time; Wolpaw had previously worked on the original Psychonauts back in 2005, after all. Wolpaw's name was spotted by Reddit user u/Trenchman, who noted his appearance in the Artifact credits in the r/Games subreddit. (more...)
Ex-‘Hearthstone’ Devs Working With Marvel on New Game
- January 04, 2019

While acknowledging that it's going to take quite awhile to make, Hamilton Chu went as far to say he thinks it will be "the best game ever made". Members of the studio had previously worked on the ludicrously successful Hearthstone , a PC/Mobile trading-card game set within the World of Warcraft universe, and it's easy to see how a similar premise could work wonders for Marvel. (more...)
Xiaomi’s First Foldable Smartphone Allegedly Leaked, And It’s Mindblowing! Xiaomi’s First Foldable Smartphone Allegedly Leaked, And It’s Mindblowing!
- January 04, 2019

The wide range of affordable smartphones has been the key to Xiaomi's success. Finally, Xiaomi isn't afraid to work on weird "concept" phones as it showed with its bezels Xiaomi Mi Mix phone. Additionally, the bezels on the sides of the device are nearly invisible, which means that this foldable phone from Xiaomi will offer a great video experience to the users. (more...)
Apple Quietly Working On iOS 13 Ahead Of WWDC 2019 Apple Quietly Working On iOS 13 Ahead Of WWDC 2019
- January 04, 2019

Customers downloading its iOS app can no longer pay through Apple's billing system and are instead directed to the Netflix website. In May of previous year, Netflix got rid of the option to subscribe to its streaming service via Google Play. (more...)
Google Chrome for Windows 10 will get a native dark mode Google Chrome for Windows 10 will get a native dark mode
- January 04, 2019

Chrome should respect this. In response to complaints in a Reddit thread regarding the lack of dark mode support, Kasting recently suggested that users install a Dark theme until support is finished being added to the desktop browser. (more...)
Fortnite: Search between three Ski Lodges Fortnite: Search between three Ski Lodges
- January 04, 2019

The Fortnite search between giant rock man challenge leaked early which gave Fortnite YouTubers plenty of time to figure out a solution. He can be found directly to the east of Tomato Temple and is surrounded by smaller rocks. Interact with the star and you should receive the free Battle Pass tier when you leave the match. It's important to note that the timing of this Fortnite search between challenge may be significant. (more...)
Google's Fuchsia OS will seemingly support Android apps
- January 03, 2019

Fuchsia OS is rumored to be an Android-meets-Chrome, multi-device operating system. Despite clear evidence that Android apps will be compatible with Google's Fuchsia OS, there are still a lot of questions surrounding the means through which they will be able to run on the new operating system. (more...)
Vlambeer Founder Reveals Meditations, A Launcher Offering Free Daily Indie Games Vlambeer Founder Reveals Meditations, A Launcher Offering Free Daily Indie Games
- January 03, 2019

Meditation Games is a concept put together by Vlambeer's Rami Ismail , behind such games as Nuclear Throne and Ridiculous Fishing . And so he created a launcher, reached out to hundreds of developers, and now you can download the launcher and play a year's worth of short free games. (more...)
Project Cars studio to build Project Cars studio to build "most powerful console ever"
- January 03, 2019

Though Slightly Mad has turned to Kickstarter previously to fund games , it apparently already has funding secured for The Mad Box. the console won't be targeting exclusive games with incentives, so it'll be a while before we see if there's a reason to own this alongside other next generation console offerings. (more...)
Google gets approval for radar-based hand motion sensor Google gets approval for radar-based hand motion sensor
- January 03, 2019

But it wasn't until earlier this week (and after a small push from Facebook) that Google actually got the go-ahead it needed to deploy its tech in the real world. Google and Facebook jointly told the FCC in September that they agreed the sensors could operate at higher than now allowed power levels without interference. (more...)
Moto Z4 Play Render Leak Tips Waterdrop Notch, Moto Mods Support Moto Z4 Play Render Leak Tips Waterdrop Notch, Moto Mods Support
- January 03, 2019

In the pictures, the Moto G7 is seen with a waterdrop notch on the front that equips the selfie camera and also hides the earpiece and the sensors nearby. Further, the phone has magnetic connectors on the rear for Moto Mods. The company is expected to make 5G Moto Mods as well, and we hope to see these sometime later this year. (more...)
FCC Leaks AT&T Power Drum Portable Charger For iPhone And Apple Watch FCC Leaks AT&T Power Drum Portable Charger For iPhone And Apple Watch
- January 03, 2019

AirPower was supposed to be able to wirelessly charge an iPhone , an Apple Watch , and an also-AWOL AirPods wireless charging case all at the same time. Apple's policy has typically been to not discuss unreleased or rumoured products so there's little information about the AirPower mat on their web site. (more...)
'Fortnite' New Year's event forces players to dance when it turns 2019 'Fortnite' New Year's event forces players to dance when it turns 2019
- January 03, 2019

To simplify this, Epic Games will drop the New Year Ball at every hour to account for midnight in all 24 time zones in the world. This game turned out to be one of the surprise hits of the year, as it brought back the classic platforming gameplay of the 90's to an audience which had been craving for this sort of game for years. (more...)
Fallout 76 Bug Temporarily Disabled Nukes Fallout 76 Bug Temporarily Disabled Nukes
- January 02, 2019

Now it appears the studio is continuing to take action to correct the mistakes of last year's release. Nukes, a major part of the Fallout 76 end-game and the key thematic plot device for the whole Fallout franchise, are broken right now. (more...)