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‘Fortnite’ Mobile Gets Bluetooth Controller Support ‘Fortnite’ Mobile Gets Bluetooth Controller Support
- January 29, 2019

The status page shows Fortnite's "Game Services" and "Login" are experiencing a Major Outage, in addition to the Epic Games store. Using the gamepad functionality will turn off phone rumbling, so you don't have to worry about your phone buzzing when playing the game. (more...)
Honor Watch Magic and Honor Band 4 Running edition launched Honor Watch Magic and Honor Band 4 Running edition launched
- January 29, 2019

There is a higher variant as well with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage which has been priced at Rs 45,999. The View 20 has a starting price of Rs 37,999 the 6GB + 128GB configuration. Under the hood, there is an octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 980 SoC , coupled with 6GB and 8GB RAM options. Camera performance is the other big talking point about the Honor View 20. (more...)
Samsung Acquires Corephotonics, Developer of Zoom Technology in Mobile Cameras Samsung Acquires Corephotonics, Developer of Zoom Technology in Mobile Cameras
- January 29, 2019

The Korean brand is in "advanced talks" to acquire Israeli company Corephotonics for between $150 million and $160 million, according to Israeli publication Globe . These include being the first to publicly demonstrate dual cameras at work on a smartphone. Usually, the hole appears in the notification bar across the top of the phone screen, but Oppo's plan is to put a camera icon there, with the hole forming the lens. (more...)
Resident Evil 2 to Receive Free Ghost Survivors Update in February Resident Evil 2 to Receive Free Ghost Survivors Update in February
- January 29, 2019

The Resident Evil franchise features survival horror games in which players utilize a variety of weapons and other items to escape terrifying situations. You can grab AMD's latest driver with RE2 Remake optimisations, HERE. He's huge, he wears a silly hat, and he's got a ludicrously long coat-plus, of course, he spends a not-insignificant portion of Resident Evil 2 implacably stalking the player, never missing an opportunity to punch Leon or Claire really hard. (more...)
Microsoft starting last-minute push to get Windows users to upgrade to IE11 Microsoft starting last-minute push to get Windows users to upgrade to IE11
- January 29, 2019

January 2020: end of support for Internet Explorer 10. Microsoft announced today that it plans to make Internet Explorer 11 available to the company's operating systems Windows Server 2012 and Windows Embedded 8 Standard. At this point administrators will doubtless be shuddering at the memory of having to run Internet Explorer in their pristine Server environment in order to get access to some recalcitrant function or component. (more...)
Hundreds Of Employees Laid Off From Apple's Project Titan
- January 29, 2019

The company on Thursday acknowledged changes to its Project Titan team, which were first reported by CNBC , but did not provide specific numbers. Yahoo Finance's Adam Shapiro and Dan Roberts discuss. In August, Apple enlisted a Tesla engineering vice president and Apple veteran, Doug Field, to lead the Titan team alongside Bob Mansfield. In 2017, CEO Tim Cook said the company is developing technology that can be used by auto companies. (more...)
Global Artificial Intelligence for Automotive Market by Technology and Applications Forecast 2019 Global Artificial Intelligence for Automotive Market by Technology and Applications Forecast 2019
- January 29, 2019

It helps in settling on educated business choices by having complete bits of knowledge of the market and by making a top to bottom investigation of market fragments. • The analytical investigation given in the global Artificial Lift market research report provides comprehensive info about regional growth of the industry along with capital acquired through the development and growth of Artificial Lift market . (more...)
Apple Might Be Making a Video Game Streaming Service Apple Might Be Making a Video Game Streaming Service
- January 29, 2019

The news has apparently been verified by five different sources, but no one really knows what kind of games it'll offer just yet. The tech giant will also take a more hands-on approach when it comes to the release of games on the service, says Cheddar . (more...)
FaceTime 'eavesdropping' bug lets you snoop on your ignorant friends FaceTime 'eavesdropping' bug lets you snoop on your ignorant friends
- January 29, 2019

The incident is embarrassing for the technology giant as it was discovered on Data Privacy Day in the United States , which Apple chief executive Tim Cook had tweeted about, calling for "vital privacy protections". Apple iPhone users are being warned of a bug that allows eavesdropping on their devices through the FaceTime app. It has also been reported by The Verge that if the recipient presses the power or volume button to ignore the call the device will start sending video as ... (more...)
Facebook getting its messaging apps to be friends Facebook getting its messaging apps to be friends
- January 29, 2019

This is not now possible as these platforms are not built upon the same technical foundation, and so large portions of their code will need to be rewritten to accommodate this change. The announcement plays as a complete departure from Zuckerberg's previous position on the subject of platform independence. "Facebook's plan also raises issues about how data will be shared across the platforms, and with third parties". (more...)
Metro Exodus timed exclusive to Epic Store Metro Exodus timed exclusive to Epic Store
- January 29, 2019

Epic Games and Deep Silver today announced a partnership that will see the digitally-distributed PC version of the highly anticipated Metro Exodus . Epic Games and Deep Silver announced today that the PC version of Metro Exodus will be downloadable exclusively through Epic's recently launched Game Store starting February 15. (more...)
An Apple Videogame Subscription Service Makes Sense. Will It Happen?
- January 29, 2019

This could ensure a steady stream of games for its service but would see Apple cover costs related to marketing and distribution. An Apple spokesperson declined to comment for this story. Apple is also rumored to be working on a subscription content bundle for movies and TV shows. We're just excited by the possibility that shelling out $10/month to play Fortnite and NBA Live might make all those in-app purchases a thing of the past. (more...)
Redmi Note 7 with 128GB storage could launch this week in China Redmi Note 7 with 128GB storage could launch this week in China
- January 29, 2019

The V20 launched previous year in China and the Redmi Note 7 launched earlier this month but sales stats on online retail sites have revealed the Redmi has sold many more units than the Honor. Xiaomi Redmi 6 Those looking to buy entry-level smartphones can consider Redmi 6 which has received up to Rs 2,000 price drop. The second and third most popular devices featured 6GB RAM and 64GB storage, and 4GB RAM and 128GB storage respectively. (more...)
There’s a Huge Bug in FaceTime. Disable It Now There’s a Huge Bug in FaceTime. Disable It Now
- January 29, 2019

The bug, which has been confirmed by Apple , allows users to listen to an iPhone's microphone simply by calling the device even if the phone's owner doesn't pick up their call. There's no way to limit FaceTime only to your friends, from what we know. Apple told BuzzFeed News that is "aware of this issue and we have identified a fix that will be released in a software update later this week". (more...)
Apple is reportedly planning a Netflix-like game subscription service
- January 29, 2019

Which, at least from Apple's perspective, makes sense, given that most of its App Store revenue at this point is attributable to games and could presumably serve as a strong basis for recurring revenue. The project is in the early stages of development, Cheddar says, and Apple could ultimately decide to scrap the plans. Cheddar's report today notes that Apple might have a leg up with its offering, however. (more...)
Samsung announces Galaxy M smartphones in India to take on Xiaomi Samsung announces Galaxy M smartphones in India to take on Xiaomi
- January 28, 2019

The Samsung Galaxy M10 has a slightly smaller 6.2-inch LCD of the lower 1520x720px resolution. That's because, as regular readers of T3 will have seen last week, according to new reports Samsung is now working on a brand new super-powered Exynos processor for launch "in the second half of this year", the Exynos 9825, which will be a step-up from the Exynos 9820 slated for inclusion in the Galaxy S10 range. (more...)
Nokia 9 PureView and another device might be announced at MWC Nokia 9 PureView and another device might be announced at MWC
- January 28, 2019

Well. who knows? It appears to be a smartphone with a small hole in the front display for a camera. The Nokia 1 Plus is said to come with the current Android 9 Pie Go edition out of the box. Nokia 6 (2019). Nokia 1 Plus will feature 1GB of RAM, however, the internal storage and whether it would be expandable are not known. HMD Global, the maker of Nokia phones, will apparently join the likes of Huawei, OPPO, Vivo, and Xiaomi in unveiling a device at the February-scheduled annual ... (more...)
Kingdom Hearts III Gets Gameplay Overview Trailer Kingdom Hearts III Gets Gameplay Overview Trailer
- January 28, 2019

It's the exact same thing that happened with The Witcher 3: only a few outlets (including us) got the game early, the rest had to work their way through that massive universe at launch. When the website reached out to Square Enix to clarify what "non-commercial" streaming means, the developer's public relations department was unable to clarify. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy M20, Galaxy M10 launched in India: Price, specifications Samsung Galaxy M20, Galaxy M10 launched in India: Price, specifications
- January 28, 2019

It will also be available with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage for ₹8,990 ($126). Samsung Galaxy M10 , Galaxy M20 prices and availabilitySamsung will launch a total of four smartphones- two variants of Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20 each. On the front it has an 8-megapixel selfie-camera with f/2.0 aperture. As for the optics, the M20 also features dual cameras as well with a 13MP S.LSI Samsung's primary sensor that comes with an aperture f/1.9 alongside the 5MP ultra wide sensor. (more...)
Xiaomi Confirms Foldable Phone With Teaser Xiaomi Confirms Foldable Phone With Teaser
- January 28, 2019

During the video, we can see that the phone can be used in different ways. The one minute teaser is one of the most detailed presentations of a foldable phone so far. Xiaomi will be at MWC 2019 so there could be more information during that event. What we do know is that the company will be competing against other giants such as Samsung and Huawei. (more...)
YouTube to Stop Recommending Conspiracy Theory Videos YouTube to Stop Recommending Conspiracy Theory Videos
- January 28, 2019

These changes, which will apply to U.S. YouTube videos this year, will enable YouTube users to enjoy digital content without spammy footage. The recommendations are the result of complex and opaque algorithms created to capture a user's interest, but they have become a locus of criticism when YouTube directs people to potentially harmful and false content that they would not have otherwise sought out. (more...)
Overwatch's Year of the Pig is now live Overwatch's Year of the Pig is now live
- January 28, 2019

One Overwatch fan chose to do the emote with the Strike Commander Morrison skin for Soldier 76 , which shows a much younger version of the character - and one with significantly less face gear. Lastly Reaper has had his The Reaping ability adjusted to increase life steal from 30% to 50% of damage dealt. As for general changes, armor has been nerfed a bit. (more...)
Mobile to launch TV streaming service soon
- January 27, 2019

Also this week, Comcast revealed more details about its upcoming AVOD streaming service that will be available for free to pay TV subscribers in the USA and Europe through the company's recent acquisition of Sky. Sadly, this may not be the free service many got excited about, but it does look like Metro by T-Mobile customers have something coming their way. T-Mobile service sounds similar to Verizon's now-defunct go90 video streaming platform, but T-Mobile is hoping to some extra perks will ... (more...)
Metro Exodus Needs Core i9 + RTX 2080 Ti for 4K UHD @ 60FPS Metro Exodus Needs Core i9 + RTX 2080 Ti for 4K UHD @ 60FPS
- January 27, 2019

The sequel to Metro Last Light , Metro Exodus was initially unveiled at E3 during the Microsoft press briefing two years ago now . Not only will players have to select what paths to take in Metro Exodus' non-linear spaces, they will have to make important resource-allocation decisions for crafting weapons and choices regarding fellow survivors that could send ripples down the game's storyline. (more...)
Google I/O 2019 Takes Place May 7-9 in Mountain View Google I/O 2019 Takes Place May 7-9 in Mountain View
- January 27, 2019

Kottmann responded with the main details of the happening, ensuring an anticlimactic end to the short-lived plan. Although Google has not yet revealed the official date of the IO 2019 conference, the May 7 reference was found by a Twitter user named Till Kottmann within hours of posting the puzzle . (more...)