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Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro exclusive to India, China, says company Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro exclusive to India, China, says company
- March 28, 2019

To recall, the Redmi Note 7 Pro an Redmi Note 7 first went on sale at 12pm (Noon) IST. Its 64GB storage variant is available for Rs 7,999 under the sale. The battery will have 3,300 mAh capacity and support 18W fast charging. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth 4.2, and a MicroUSB 2.0 port. (more...)
Apple launches 'life-saving' heart monitoring features to Watch users in the UK Apple launches 'life-saving' heart monitoring features to Watch users in the UK
- March 28, 2019

Those electrodes are built into the Digital Crown and into the back of the Watch. Apple says the ECG feature on Watch Series 4 is now CE marked and cleared in the European Economic Area. However, the capability to monitor for irregular heart rhythms, specifically atrial fibrillation (AF, chambers of the heart are beating out of sync, and can cause strokes) will be brought to all models. (more...)
HTC Vive Focus Plus headsets to debut on April 15 HTC Vive Focus Plus headsets to debut on April 15
- March 28, 2019

HTC just announced that it will sell the standalone Vive Focus Plus virtual reality headset beginning April 15 for $799. And although both headsets have built-in speakers, the Quest has a headphone jack for your cans but the Vive Focus Plus doesn't. (more...)
PSVR’s ‘Blood & Truth’ Hits May 28 PSVR’s ‘Blood & Truth’ Hits May 28
- March 28, 2019

Simon Hermitage Senior Principal Designer from London Studio PlayStation blog this week to reveal more details about the highly anticipated launch of the upcoming PlayStation VR exclusive Blood & Truth which will be launching on the PlayStation platform in a few months time on 28th May 2019. (more...)
Five Nights at Freddy's VR: Help Wanted landing this spring Five Nights at Freddy's VR: Help Wanted landing this spring
- March 28, 2019

Five Nights at Freddy's VR was today announced during Sony's State of Play event. This VR installment of Five Nights at Freddy's definitely gets in your face and does things a little differently than in earlier games, boasting new features such as collectibles you can interact with at the prize counter. (more...)
Latest Anthem Update Allows Legendary Mission Replays, Elysian Caches & More Latest Anthem Update Allows Legendary Mission Replays, Elysian Caches & More
- March 27, 2019

Then, upon closer inspection, not all of the improvements are working as intended, and a few things that had previously been fixed are now busted again. However, some players have already raised complaints about new problems involving loot that emerged since the update's release. The patch also buffs a ton of abilities and Javelin components as well as adding five new ones, including Bloodlust which almost doubles melee damage for 10 seconds after every enemy that's killed with a melee attack. (more...)
Grab a buddy and shoot some nazis in Wolfenstein: Youngblood this July Grab a buddy and shoot some nazis in Wolfenstein: Youngblood this July
- March 27, 2019

Accompanying the announcement is a new story trailer, viewable above. Wolfenstein: Youngblood takes place in 1980, 19 years after BJ Blazkowicz ignited the second American Revolution in Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus . They can then upgrade to the full game to play whenever they like and with friends of their own. Josef Fares' A Way Out also prevented players with a similar offer through its " Friends Pass " offer previous year. (more...)
Gearbox teases Borderlands 3 with this teaser trailer Gearbox teases Borderlands 3 with this teaser trailer
- March 27, 2019

Gearbox Software is expected to announce Borderlands 3 during its PAX East 2019 panel. Looks like the long wait for Borderlands 3 might finally be close to its end. (more...)
How to install iOS 12.2 on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch How to install iOS 12.2 on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
- March 27, 2019

Besides being a required update for the new AirPods to work, iOS 12 .2 also comes with several notable new features including AirPlay support for select smart TVs and a handful of new Animoji for iPhone X or newer. iPhone and iPad owners who don't yet see the update alert can manually check for it under Settings General Software Update . Just make sure that you have a strong WiFi connection and at least 50% of battery backup before downloading the update . (more...)
Borderlands 2 Possibly Teased for New Hardware Borderlands 2 Possibly Teased for New Hardware
- March 27, 2019

Update: Obviously, Gearbox has another game in the hindquarters that they want to introduce in the GDC. This one is a bit of a mystery to us, with some speculating that it could be more We Happy Few , as Gearbox ended up publishing Compulsion's trippy adventure. (more...)
Apple may launch truly wireless version of Beats Powerbeats headphones in April Apple may launch truly wireless version of Beats Powerbeats headphones in April
- March 27, 2019

The design is almost identical to the current Powerbeats3, but with the wires removed entirely. Just remember, when you set your new AirPods up, iOS will tell you that some features require a newer version of software and then offer to check for updates. (more...)
WhatsApp Dark Mode Previewed in the latest beta version WhatsApp Dark Mode Previewed in the latest beta version
- March 27, 2019

But, as more chat apps enter that fray, WhatsApp has had to entice users into stick with it. The new update reveals details about the Dark Mode. The first feature is the Forwarded Info which will tell users of the number of times a message has been forwarded. (more...)
Firefox Lockbox comes to Android to ease password pain Firefox Lockbox comes to Android to ease password pain
- March 27, 2019

After originally introducing the Firefox Lockbox for iOS previous year, Mozilla on Tuesday announced the launch of the Android version in Google Play Store. Another advantage of this is that you know they'll work, as they're the same passwords as those saved in your phone's autocomplete. Overall, Firefox Lockbox is a very simple password manager. (more...)
Dynamic Emails Are Coming to Gmail and Outlook Dynamic Emails Are Coming to Gmail and Outlook
- March 27, 2019

You won't need Gmail to read these messages, at least. Google is moving ahead with a plan to add interactive elements to email messages. Google's effort to make Gmail more dynamic, also known as AMP for Email, is now generally available. (more...)
Nokia X71 will be first 48MP camera smartphone from HMD Global Nokia X71 will be first 48MP camera smartphone from HMD Global
- March 27, 2019

It looks like the Finland based company is planning to launch yet another smartphone on April 2 called the Nokia X71 . The Finnish company will launch the Nokia X71 in Taiwan early next month, alongside the Nokia 9 PureView that will make its debut in Taiwan the same day. (more...)
Apple Launches a Titanium Credit Card With Zero Fees Apple Launches a Titanium Credit Card With Zero Fees
- March 27, 2019

Apple execs also promised that it wouldn't let advertisers track readers. "We are bringing magazines to Apple News ", Cook said. However, Goldman Sachs , Apple's partner behind the Apple Card , alongside MasterCard , is hinting towards a possible worldwide availability. (more...)
Xbox Games with Gold: original Star Wars Battlefront 2, The Technomancer, more Xbox Games with Gold: original Star Wars Battlefront 2, The Technomancer, more
- March 27, 2019

Remember you still have time to grab March's Xbox Games with Gold , which include another Star Wars title as well as Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 and Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance . Ghost Recon's addition here also coincides with its newfound availability as a backward compatible title on Xbox One as of today. Xbox 360 users will get Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 2 from April 16 to April 30. (more...)
Drugs, mobile phones delivered to UK prison inside dead rats Drugs, mobile phones delivered to UK prison inside dead rats
- March 27, 2019

Officers found five mobile phones and a charger, three Sim cards, cigarette papers and tobacco, blocks of cannabis and the psychoactive substance spice. 'By toughening security and searching, we can ensure prisons are places of rehabilitation that will prevent further reoffending and keep the public safe'. (more...)
Huawei brings earwear to your eyes with their Smart Eyewear glasses Huawei brings earwear to your eyes with their Smart Eyewear glasses
- March 27, 2019

The glasses feature dual microphones, dual speakers and connect to your phone via Bluetooth. But they lack a lot compared to some smart specs of the past - they don't have a camera for stills or video for example. The embedded battery is 2,200mAh and can be recharged via a USB-C port. It's unclear where the glasses will launch or how much they'll cost, but Huawei is expected to release them in either June or July of this year. (more...)
EA lays off 350 staff in marketing, publishing, and operations EA lays off 350 staff in marketing, publishing, and operations
- March 27, 2019

Electronic Arts has confirmed that it will be laying off 350 employees across its company in the marketing and publishing organization, as well as its operations teams. "In addition to organizational changes, we are deeply focused on increasing quality in our games and services", he added. Severance will be paid, and they're "working with employees to try and find other roles within the company", so hopefully the final number of people lost will be less than the 350 reported. (more...)
Sony is ending the sale of PlayStation game codes in physical stores Sony is ending the sale of PlayStation game codes in physical stores
- March 26, 2019

Prices for the system have come down since 2016: It's now possible to purchase a bundle that features the headset, the PlayStation camera, two MOVE controllers, and game vouchers for Borderlands 2 VR and Beat Saber for between US$324.95 and US$349.99 (depending on the retailer). (more...)
Walmart may be joining the video game streaming service battle Walmart may be joining the video game streaming service battle
- March 26, 2019

As of right now, no release date ( other than a planned release in 2019 ), prices have been announced , so I have no scope on how much of a money sink this service will be. Playing games on remote servers isn't exactly a new idea - a service called OnLive was launched in 2010 - but web technologies and mobile hardware have come a long way in the decade since. (more...)
New Legends coming to PS4 and Xbox One New Legends coming to PS4 and Xbox One
- March 26, 2019

Lead Product Manager Lee Horn explained the "guiding principles behind the Apex Legends Season one Battle Pass " in a post on EA's website . Although most aren't ecstatic about the release of the long-awaited Battle Pass, adding new legends to Apex is a failsafe way for Respawn to keep the masses satisfied. (more...)
Apple's Upcoming Powerbeats Pro Truly Wireless Earbuds Leaked Online Apple's Upcoming Powerbeats Pro Truly Wireless Earbuds Leaked Online
- March 26, 2019

The model with the wireless charging case retails for US$199. Prior to the new AirPods announcement , rumors pointed that a more durable coating and black color option would finally grace Apples wireless earbuds. The first pair of Beats-branded wire-free headphones would rival the new, second-gen AirPods , which launched last week as successors to the originals that kickstarted the true wireless trend. (more...)
Apple Arcade Brings AAA Titles to MacOS, iOS and Apple TV
- March 26, 2019

As the name suggest Apple News Plus is the news subscription service which comes has the monthly rental of $9.99. According to MacRumors , a number of Apple Watch 4 owners in the United Kingdom have had the feature mentioned within the iPhone Health app after updating to the latest version of iOS 12 , strongly hinting that it's coming to the UK. (more...)