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L'Overwatch a Une Nouvelle Map Set in à Paris L'Overwatch a Une Nouvelle Map Set in à Paris
- February 03, 2019

As for the many game modes that Overwatch sports, Paris will be available in quick play and competitive mode kind of games. Highlighted spots include the Cabaret Luna, a starting zone with a diva songstress, the Patisserie Galand, an artisanal bakery, and a huge palace known as Maison Marat. (more...)
Where to find Fortnite's X-4 Stormwing timed trial locations Where to find Fortnite's X-4 Stormwing timed trial locations
- February 02, 2019

Take a look at it below, and we'll unravel the clue for this week. Considering it's finally out in the wild, it should come as no surprise that the week 9 loading screen has the Snowfall Prisoner skin front and center. To find specific named locations, the golden balloons, the timed trials, and the hidden Battle Star, head to the spots marked on this handy all-in-one cheat sheet by Reddit user "thesquatingdog". (more...)
Scientists taught a robot to play Jenga and it's a towering achievement Scientists taught a robot to play Jenga and it's a towering achievement
- February 02, 2019

With a soft-pronged gripper, external camera and force-sensing wrist cuff, the robot can both see and feel individual blocks in a Jenga tower, according to an MIT statement . "As a outcome, these systems require far more training data than humans do to learn new models or new tasks, and they generalize much less broadly and less robustly". (more...)
Facebook says Apple is restoring a key developer tool Facebook says Apple is restoring a key developer tool
- February 02, 2019

Apple was quick to reprimand Facebook with the same action on Wednesday. Facebook seems to have already negotiated to restore their certificate and reactivate their internal app library. As far as we know, nobody starved without access to the internal catering app. Apple's decision to revoke Google's enterprise developer certificate follows a TechCrunch report alleging that Google employed a similar data-gathering application as Facebook's "Research" app . (more...)
PlayStation Plus Titles for February 2019 Announced PlayStation Plus Titles for February 2019 Announced
- February 02, 2019

Sony did not say if this is the extent of its plans to make up for dropping PS3 and Vita games. Unfortunately, 10GB of storage isn't much, particularly with how bloated many modern game save files can get. According to a recent report which surveyed around 4,000 game studios, 18 per cent of them said they're now working on games for next-gen hardware , so it makes sense that a form of that hardware - or at least an idea of the punch it'll pack - is known to developers. (more...)
Google+ will start shutting down on February 4 Google+ will start shutting down on February 4
- February 01, 2019

In case you archived photos and videos from Google +, they'll be deleted as well. Today, Google has announced in a blog post that on April 2nd, the consumer version of Google + will shut down permanently. This won't happen overnight, Google said, and it expects this process to take "months". Google + for G Suite customers will still be able to use their accounts, and can even expect to see a new look and features to arrive soon. (more...)
Xbox One players facing login issues yet again *UPDATING Xbox One players facing login issues yet again *UPDATING
- February 01, 2019

Microsoft have been plugging away at the issue ever since and appear to have gotten it under control. Hundreds of Xbox One users around the world are reporting that they are now experiencing issues with Xbox Live . Microsoft referred users to the Xbox Live status page for updates , where people reported further issues in viewing the page - something the team are "investigating". (more...)
Two Mario games continue Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS momentum into 2019 Two Mario games continue Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS momentum into 2019
- February 01, 2019

If you still have a Wii U sitting around, you can play the original version on that console as well, but we all know the Switch is the best place to play this collection. The latter two are toted by Nintendo as ideal characters for "younger or less-experienced players". We don't know why, but the crown turns Toadette into a odd version of Princess Peach that makes the game very easy for those new to platformers or the Mario series in general. (more...)
Nintendo delays its very first Mario Kart game for mobile Nintendo delays its very first Mario Kart game for mobile
- February 01, 2019

There's also the impressive fact that 5 games have already crossed the 10 million units sold mark, before the Switch has even entered its third year. That's in large part thanks to Super Smash Bros . The increase was primarily due to the launch of Dragalia Lost. That's nearly half of all Switch software sales in a single quarter, to give you an idea how good the holiday sales were for Switch. (more...)
Samsung announces 1TB eUFS 2.1 storage ahead of Galaxy S10 launch Samsung announces 1TB eUFS 2.1 storage ahead of Galaxy S10 launch
- January 31, 2019

The company says that this new chip will provide smartphone owners with a "storage capacity comparable to a premium notebook PC". The new 1TB flash components are just 11.5mm x 13.0mm, the same size as Samsung's previous 512GB chips, thanks to the use of the firm's most advanced 512-gigabit (Gb) V-NAND flash memory and 16-layer construction. (more...)
Android 9 Pie is finally arriving on Samsung devices Android 9 Pie is finally arriving on Samsung devices
- January 31, 2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 comes with EB-BG973ABU battery having 3,300 mAh capacity, and lastly, the larger Galaxy S10 + with battery model number EB-BG975ABU has a 4,000 mAh battery. Keep in mind that only two high-end models will feature an ultra-sonic fingerprint scanner, while the Galaxy S10E will come with an optical fingerprint scanner. (more...)
You can have a port-less Meizu Zero for $1299 through Indiegogo You can have a port-less Meizu Zero for $1299 through Indiegogo
- January 31, 2019

Today makes it one week since Chinese phone maker Meizu unveiled the Meizu Zero flagship concept phone. The Indiegogo campaign will go on till March 1, and at the time of writing, the company has so far raised $23,812 (roughly Rs. Otherwise, you'll need to use eSIM, as well as wireless headphones and charging to get the most out of this phone. At the back, the smartphone also features a dual rear camera setup stacked vertically an placed in the centre. (more...)
Intel has a superb thought for a foldable Floor Telephone Intel has a superb thought for a foldable Floor Telephone
- January 31, 2019

The device in the patent documents can be folded to look like a standard rectangular smartphone, folded in a laptop-like configuration, or folded out flat in a few ways for viewing content across the entire display. The device would run Windows 10 and would also support a stylus, so it could become just the flawless product for taking notes, drawing, or simply working at the office. (more...)
Redmi Note 7 Pro may come with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage Redmi Note 7 Pro may come with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage
- January 31, 2019

The company is now expected to launch the Redmi Note 7 Pro after the Spring Festival in February as Xiaomi already confirmed that it is working on the "Pro" version of Redmi Note 7. On the software front, the Redmi Go is believed to be running on Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition). Even though the launch of the Mi Max 4 is couple of months away, a new leak that has revealed the entire specs and pricing of the Mi Max 4 smartphone has surfaced on Weibo. (more...)
IOS 12.2 update lets you customise day-to-day Downtime IOS 12.2 update lets you customise day-to-day Downtime
- January 31, 2019

Security Boulevard has recently announced the Jailbreak PoC for iOS 12 on iPhone X. It actually fulfilled its promise on speed, which makes iOS 12 a very appealing upgrade, but its failure with reliability is twofold. Well, if iOS 12 .1.1 and iOS 12 .1.2 were only messing up the mobile data connections on both 3G and 4G, the new iOS 12 .1.3 now causes a "No Service" error and WiFi connection drop. (more...)
Apple's iOS 12.2 dev beta 'confirms' incoming iPads, iPod Touch Apple's iOS 12.2 dev beta 'confirms' incoming iPads, iPod Touch
- January 31, 2019

According to rumors in the first half of 2019 Apple may launch the fifth generation of the iPad mini , which has not been updated with 2015 and a new cheap iPad. According to Steven Troughton-Smith, two of the iPads inside of the code of iOS 12 .2 were Wi-Fi only, whereas, the other two were WiFi + Cellular. (more...)
Ex-Nintendo Third-Party Boss Damon Baker Joins Microsoft Ex-Nintendo Third-Party Boss Damon Baker Joins Microsoft
- January 30, 2019

For the past month, he's apparently been soaking up all the knowledge for his new role as the new Head of Portfolio for Xbox . He will be in charge of evaluating second and third party content for the Xbox One console. According to Nintendo Life , "Baker started out at Nintendo as the global manager of brand licensing in 2006 and transferred across to the role of head of third-party marketing and communications after three years". (more...)
Super Smash Bros Ultimate 2.0.0 Actually Has Patch Notes Super Smash Bros Ultimate 2.0.0 Actually Has Patch Notes
- January 30, 2019

The fighter is now only available for those who have bought and registered their copy of Super Smash Bros . Let's address the general gameplay changes in the latest Super Smash Bros Ultimate update before going to character specifics. (more...)
Facebook paid teenage users to install a VPN that spies on them Facebook paid teenage users to install a VPN that spies on them
- January 30, 2019

Facebook Research avoided Apple's enforcement of those privacy rules by asking users to install it using a feature called an "enterprise developer certificate", which is meant to allow companies to build applications for internal use without needing to publish them to the App Store. (more...)
NetEase Invests in Quantic Dream, Which Is Going Multiplatform NetEase Invests in Quantic Dream, Which Is Going Multiplatform
- January 30, 2019

On Quantic Dream's end, Detroit: Become Human recently passed 2 million copies sold and the developer recently teased that " some great news " was coming soon. NetEase Games have acquired a "minority stake" in the studio - a deal that will allow both companies to focus on working together to achieve more. Although it's easy to think of Quantic Dream as a Sony subsidiary (kind of like one might erroneously ponder Next Level Games and Nintendo), it's actually been a completely private ... (more...)
Google is working on a Face ID-like feature for Android Q Google is working on a Face ID-like feature for Android Q
- January 30, 2019

Dark Mode System-wide dark mode is one of the features that is not yet official but Google has been indicating it since quite some time. The year 2019 has begun and this is the year when we are likely to see the next major Android OS version that will be powering the upcoming smartphones. (more...)
Xbox - February 2019 Games with Gold Xbox - February 2019 Games with Gold
- January 30, 2019

Super Bomberman R will be free from February 15th until March 15th. Learn the ways of the Force from Jedi Master Luke Skywalker in Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy . In other Xbox One news, this weekend Gears of War 4 will be free to play for Xbox Live Gold members. As is usually the case, Xbox One owners will be getting four games in February, as the two Xbox 360 titles are backwards compatible with the console. (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi Go announced officially for around Rs. 6,500 Xiaomi Redmi Go announced officially for around Rs. 6,500
- January 30, 2019

The price of the Redmi Go has not been revealed yet but there are rumors of it being around $90 which is a fairly nice price point. The last time Redmi launched the Note 6 series with Redmi Note 6 Pro , its first sales saw over 6 lakh Note units being sold in record time. (more...)
Gmail is Getting a UX Makeover on Mobile Gmail is Getting a UX Makeover on Mobile
- January 30, 2019

Google introduced the new Gmail last April and it continued updating the service throughout the year with new features like offline support , confidential email support , Smart Compose , Compose Actions in add-ons , and centralized inbox support , among others. (more...)
FIFA Points will no longer be sold in Belgium, confirms EA FIFA Points will no longer be sold in Belgium, confirms EA
- January 30, 2019

This is a pre-emptive move: Belgium has not "banned" loot boxes (not yet at least). The change follows discussions with Belgian authorities, who have been at the forefront of efforts to regulate the sale of loot boxes in Europe. It seems that the situation has escalated, as EA issued a statement today declaring that they have halted the sale of FIFA Points in Belgium . Instead, in-game content can be unlocked through gameplay, "as has always been the case". (more...)