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Options for Aston Martin Valkyrie include track pack, exposed carbon Options for Aston Martin Valkyrie include track pack, exposed carbon
- January 25, 2019

To keep the eyes of the world pinned on what will come out of the Gaydon factory possibly as soon as this year, Aston Martin released this week the full details on the series of options that will make the Valkyrie a force to be reckoned with on the race track: the AMR Track Performance Pack . (more...)
Toyota Land Cruiser gets nostalgic with Heritage Edition Toyota Land Cruiser gets nostalgic with Heritage Edition
- January 25, 2019

For starters, there are new 18-inch bronze BBS wheels which are exclusive only to the Heritage Edition model. The large grill up front has then been finished in dark chrome. Toyota gussied up the interior with a whole bunch of black leather-trimmed upholstery, borrowing the wheels' bronze color for the contrast stitching that reaches to the wheel, door trim and seats. (more...)
Nintendo Switch outsold every other console in the U.S. a year ago Nintendo Switch outsold every other console in the U.S. a year ago
- January 25, 2019

It hasn't plateaued at all since its launch in early 2017 and has even managed to edge out records held by the Sony PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One . After enjoying two years of strong sales, the game console is seeing demand approaching saturation and Nintendo has decelerated its order pull-in since the second half of 2018. (more...)
The Mac App Store welcomes Office 365 The Mac App Store welcomes Office 365
- January 25, 2019

The apps in the suite are used by millions of people worldwide, and the convenience of downloading them and updating the apps from the Mac App Store alongside other apps should be a welcome addition for many users. The apps are available for free, but require an Office 365 subscription for full use (meaning document creation, editing, etc.). Promised at WWDC last June, Microsoft Office 365 has arrived on the Mac App Store today. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S10 range could be absolute gaming powerhouses Samsung Galaxy S10 range could be absolute gaming powerhouses
- January 25, 2019

The stable Android Pie version was released for the Galaxy Note 9 , Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. - Based on the teasers from Samsung , the Galaxy M-series aims to attract the youth. Therefore, the update should become available soon. "Some users say Galaxy pictures are much more vivid, which is a reason why they prefer Galaxy phones, but some others say such vividness causes fatigue in eyes, describing the colors as being too sharp". (more...)
Samsung brings Galaxy Watch features to Gear S3 and Gear Sport Samsung brings Galaxy Watch features to Gear S3 and Gear Sport
- January 25, 2019

Samsung started rolling out the Tizen 4.0 update to the Gear S3 andd Gear Sport a couple of days back, bringing numerous new features and tweaks from the latest Galaxy Watch to the older Gear smartwatches. Additionally, users can now toggle more watch settings from their phone (settings menus shown in the images below), and in the advanced settings it's now possible to remap the home button double-tap to trigger a specific app. (more...)
Meizu beats Vivo to the 'Zero' button phone Meizu beats Vivo to the 'Zero' button phone
- January 25, 2019

At first glance, this also applies to the Meizu Zero , because here too the 5.9-inch AMOLED display with narrow bezels extends across the front. The other details known about this phone include the IP68 certification it has received for dust and water resistance and that the wireless charging will be done through a 18W charger , that is rated super-fast. (more...)
High-Quality Samsung Galaxy S10 Leak Brings Both Good and Bad News High-Quality Samsung Galaxy S10 Leak Brings Both Good and Bad News
- January 25, 2019

The Samsung Galaxy S10 will not be the first smartphone to feature a display hole for the front-facing camera. Reacting, Twitter users forecast that a mainstream integration of a wallet would force other smartphone manufacturers to copy Samsung to keep their offerings current. (more...)
Apple puts brakes on vehicle team but keeps eye on road Apple puts brakes on vehicle team but keeps eye on road
- January 25, 2019

The dream of Apple actually building a auto you'll be able to buy was severely diminished after the New York Times reported, back in 2017, that the company had refocused to build an autonomous shuttle for its employees. All the while, Apple has continued to register and test self-driving prototypes, built off of hybrid Lexus SUVs. The statement from Apple suggests the focus continues to shift from an autonomous vehicle to more general objective autonomous systems to support any and all of ... (more...)
Dixons Xmas Mobile Sales Tumble, Gaming Soars Dixons Xmas Mobile Sales Tumble, Gaming Soars
- January 25, 2019

Strong demand for televisions and gaming equipment boosted sales at Dixons Carphone over Christmas. "We are delighted with these results which show that we continued to grow faster than our competitors in every single segment", said Dixons Carphone Ireland MD Mark Delaney. (more...)
Vivo Apex 2019 With Under-Display Camera is About to Launch Vivo Apex 2019 With Under-Display Camera is About to Launch
- January 25, 2019

Just a few hours before the launch of the smartphone official renders of the Vivo APEX 2019 have been leaked, yet again showing off the full phone from all sides. Now taking further steps in the venture, Vivo has provided the new Apex 2019 with the Full-display fingerprint scanning. For starters the Apex 2019 has a port, of sorts. (more...)
Xiaomi Officially Shows Off a Prototype of Its Dual-Folding Phone Xiaomi Officially Shows Off a Prototype of Its Dual-Folding Phone
- January 23, 2019

There is no sign of a camera but the firm appears to have altered the MIUI software for the foldable phone as the screen automatically adjusts when moved and folded. The size of the tablet as well as the folded phone looks pretty ideal. I imagine I'm not alone in feeling like tablets just aren't as compelling for content consumption as they used to be. (more...)
How do you draw and How do you draw and "X"? Internet debates which way is correct
- January 23, 2019

No, this is not a joke. That's right, over the weekend, Twitter has been debating over how to write an "X", because apparently there are a massive eight ways to write it! Tell us your answer in our straw poll below! Second place went to #8 at 22%. (more...)
DxOMark reveals first-ever scores for selfie cameras in flagship smartphones DxOMark reveals first-ever scores for selfie cameras in flagship smartphones
- January 23, 2019

Meanwhile, the Pixel 3 comes with one 12.2-megapixel sensor on its rear and two 8-megapixel lenses on its front. According to details provided by DxOMark , the testing is pretty much done the same as on the main camera test protocol, capturing over 1500 sample images and several hours of video tests and scenes, with some minor adjustments by taking into account the way people use the front camera. (more...)
Honor Watch Magic officially announced for Europe Honor Watch Magic officially announced for Europe
- January 23, 2019

The Honor View 20 is nothing but a rebadged Honor V20 that was first launched in China last December, so it features pretty the same design and internals. Alongside the Honor Watch Magic , the company also launched more affordable Honor Band 4. It weighs just 23 grams and comes with 14 days of battery life. (more...)
Experts called the smartphone with the best camera in the world Experts called the smartphone with the best camera in the world
- January 22, 2019

RM1,099) starting January 21st onwards. It was also released several months after P20 Pro , so we were expecting Mate 20 Pro to be better than P20 Pro. The white balance is pleasant while the colour rendering is also great. The Mate 20 Pro's commendable performance can be credited to its unique triple camera system. (more...)
Resident Evil 2 Classic '98 Costumes Announced Resident Evil 2 Classic '98 Costumes Announced
- January 22, 2019

During a special launch celebration livestream in Japan, Capcom unveiled several new additions coming to Resident Evil 2 Remake in the near future. The classic action, tense exploration, and puzzle solving gameplay that defined the Resident Evil series will return as players join rookie police officer Leon S. (more...)
Microsoft Wallet for Windows Phone to be retired in February Microsoft Wallet for Windows Phone to be retired in February
- January 22, 2019

As of December 10, 2019, Windows 10 Mobile users are no longer eligible to receive new security updates, non-security hotfixes, free assisted support options, or online technical content updates from Microsoft for free. But, Microsoft doesn't care since their various software is existing on both Android and iOS. It does, however, make it less likely that Microsoft ever intends to release a handheld device with a competitive feature set, as mobile payments are one of those features only the ... (more...)
Fortnite’s Ice Storm event has arrived, along with the Ice Fiends Fortnite’s Ice Storm event has arrived, along with the Ice Fiends
- January 22, 2019

But players will also notice that there are now some new Fortnite Ice Storm Challenges to complete too. A new Challenges will unlock each day, be sure to check FortniteINTEL for a guide to each Challenge. You'll find Ice Brutes close to the Ice Shard , accompanied by a bunch of Ice Fiends . You'll have to inflict 5000 damage on the Ice Legion for this challenge. (more...)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joins Twitch stream raising money for transgender children Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joins Twitch stream raising money for transgender children
- January 22, 2019

UK-based YouTuber HBomberGuy ( Harry Brewis ) has raised more than $200,000 for transgender children's charity Mermaids with a non-stop playthrough of the Nintendo 64 Donkey Kong game, beginning in the evening of January 18. Despite Linehan having been the unwitting catalyst of Hbomberguy's charity stream, the writer continued to draw attention to the event on Twitter . (more...)
Here's our first look at the new Motorola RAZR 2019 Here's our first look at the new Motorola RAZR 2019
- January 22, 2019

At the topside of the display is a wider notch which appears to be equipped with an earpiece. However, thanks to a new patent that was recently discovered by 91Mobiles, we may have our first look at the new RAZR. The small screen can be used for checking notifications for calls and messages without opening the phone to see the main display. Fresh information that has surfaced from South Kore reveals that Motorola RAZR 2019 will use the folding screen solution from Samsung's upcoming Galaxy ... (more...)
These Are the New Galaxy S10 Phones These Are the New Galaxy S10 Phones
- January 21, 2019

After the company's decision to release a boring Galaxy S9 update a year ago that looked just like the Galaxy S8 and offered no new marquee features, the Galaxy S10 can't come soon enough. This model is likely to be the cheapest among the three models and should come at an affordable price. While the Lite model will allegedly start at roughly $908, the top-of-the-line Galaxy S10 Plus will be available for around $1,818. (more...)
Destiny's Future Addressed in a New Statement From Bungie Destiny's Future Addressed in a New Statement From Bungie
- January 21, 2019

Smith's post also addresses upcoming Annual Pass content for Destiny 2 . Specifically, they highlight what they've learned from their recent Black Armory releases and how they'll be applying it to future content updates. Smith went on to assure fans of Bungie's commitment to Destiny following fans concerns over the $100m investment that Bungie received from NetEase a year ago to create an all-new game. (more...)
WhatsApp enforces new restrictions to combat spread of fake news WhatsApp enforces new restrictions to combat spread of fake news
- January 21, 2019

The new limit was already in place in India , where WhatsApp implemented this change to fight against rumours that led to killings and attempted lynchings. The company has spent about Rs 120 crore on print, television, and radio advertising in the past five months, and it is expected to further increase in coming months, with the second phase of the ad campaign scheduled to be launched before the end of the March quarter ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, ET reported on January 10. (more...)
Apple Sending Out Promotional iPhone XR Emails To Older iPhone Owners Apple Sending Out Promotional iPhone XR Emails To Older iPhone Owners
- January 21, 2019

While Apple's iPhone Smart Battery Cases for the iPhone XS and XR feature a lower mAh rating when compared to past versions, it appears they are actually more powerful than their predecessors. Pictured: Customers setup an iPhone X at an Apple showroom in Sydney on November 3, 2017. The well-known leaker focused on what will be the successor of the current iPhone XS Max which should always adopt a 6.5-inch OLED display but will be the only one to adopt the triple rear camera . (more...)