Saturday February 16-th, 2019

Anthem demo pre-load is live on all platforms Anthem demo pre-load is live on all platforms

Hudson went on to discuss the challenges attached to releasing " Anthem ", acknowledging fans' reactions and skepticism to a possible narrative in an online game, as "the nature" of online multiplayer titles ends up fighting "story agency" as well as...

Google Chrome changes could 'destroy' ad-blockers Google Chrome changes could 'destroy' ad-blockers

In the next revision, Google plans to limit the blocking capabilities of the webRequest API , which these extensions utilize. The full reasoning, as laid out in the Manifest, reads: "Currently, with the webRequest permission, an extension can ...

Longtime CD Projekt Red dev Sebastian Stępień joins Blizzard Longtime CD Projekt Red dev Sebastian Stępień joins Blizzard

The new info on his profile lists his new position as "Creative Director". The Witcher 3 and Cyberpunk 2077 are among the projects that Sebastian Stepien worked on in almost 13 years of service at CD PROJEKT RED. But now the real question is ...

Aston hypercar solves road-track dilemma with interchangeable parts Aston hypercar solves road-track dilemma with interchangeable parts

The Valkyrie is powered by a 6.5-litre V12 engine that revs all the way to 11 500rpm. That's down to the engineers at the Aston Martin Racing group. The luxuriant woven leather first seen on the Aston Martin One-77 can also be selected to add...

Toyota Land Cruiser gets nostalgic with Heritage Edition Toyota Land Cruiser gets nostalgic with Heritage Edition

The headlights, fog lights and side mirrors all have darker elements than usual. Special edition cars can be a bit lame sometimes, but we wouldn't consider the 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser Heritage Edition, honoring six decades of continuous Land Cru...

Wargroove’s PlayStation 4 Release Date Is Up in the Air Wargroove’s PlayStation 4 Release Date Is Up in the Air

According to a report from analyst firm The NPD Group , Nintendo helped lead an 8% increase in hardware sales, pushing the overall total to $5.1 billion. The top-selling game of 2018 was Red Dead Redemption 2 , followed by Call of Duty: Black Ops ...

Get Office From the Mac App Store for a Better Update Experience Get Office From the Mac App Store for a Better Update Experience

As first announced at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference previous year, albeit a little later than the promised date of the end of 2018, Apple users can now download Office 365 and the signature apps such as Word, PowerPoint and Excel directly...

The Android Pie Based One UI Rolls Out On Samsung Galaxy A7 The Android Pie Based One UI Rolls Out On Samsung Galaxy A7

Samsung has confirmed the Android 9.0 Pie update timeline for its Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20 even before the launch of the smartphones. Meanwhile, the Galaxy Note 8 and Galaxy S8 got the Android Pie beta update based on One UI. The Galaxy M2...

Meizu Zero holeless phone with 18W wireless charging announced with key specifications Meizu Zero holeless phone with 18W wireless charging announced with key specifications

Its Meizu Zero handset not only gets rid of the 3.5mm port, it dispenses with USB, speakers and even an earpiece. So far, the company has not given out the price or availability details of the Meizu Zero smartphone, but that should follow soon....

Quickies Ep17 | Honor View 20, Galaxy S10 & more Quickies Ep17 | Honor View 20, Galaxy S10 & more

Samsung is still almost a full month out from the official reveal of the Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Fold, but there might not be anything left to announce by the time the Unpacked event rolls around on February 20th. Cryptocurrency is a new technology...

Apple Cuts 200 Employees From Project Titan Autonomous Car Division Apple Cuts 200 Employees From Project Titan Autonomous Car Division

An Apple spokesperson confirmed the news to CNBC , calling it a re-focus, with "some groups being moved to projects in other parts of the company". "We have an incredibly talented team working on autonomous systems and associated technologies".

Dixons Carphone mobile sales continue to fall over Christmas period Dixons Carphone mobile sales continue to fall over Christmas period

Separately, Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed an "outperform" rating on shares of Dixons Carphone in a report on Wednesday, December 12th. "Global sales, which accounted for nearly 40% of overall sales, grew 2% owing to 'strong" performances in Swede...

Vivo concept phone debuts all-screen fingerprint scanner Vivo concept phone debuts all-screen fingerprint scanner

No other features were detailed but since we're still assuming, we think the Apex will likely have wireless charging , use Bluetooth or a form of fast wireless transfer and maybe a piezoelectric speaker as we didn't see any speaker vents too.

Verizon's Visible Network is Now Carrying Several Different iPhone Models Verizon's Visible Network is Now Carrying Several Different iPhone Models

As an alternative option, Visible has finally opened up its service to Android users. Most mobile virtual network operators require you to buy your phone outright, but Visible's departing from that strategy, offering the ability to pay off your...

Mobile Phones: Xiaomi president shows off double folding smartphone Mobile Phones: Xiaomi president shows off double folding smartphone

We've seen a number of working examples. Taking this forward, the company has officially teased the foldable device, hinting at a launch that might take place pretty soon. The device appears to fold outward on both sides, leaving the screen exposed...

37% of organisations have implemented AI

Results showed that organisations across all industries use AI in a variety of applications, but struggle with acute talent shortages. Among government respondents, 10 per cent have already deployed AI solutions, 39 per cent intend to deploy in th...

How do you draw an X, divides Twitter How do you draw an X, divides Twitter

Chances are, you have never thought twice about the way you write the letter "X" - and that would make you just like the rest of us. Twitter user Sixers Smasey has sparked online debate after asking the simple question. The internet can rarely agr...

DxOMark officially introduced DxOMark Selfie - released its first ever leaderboard DxOMark officially introduced DxOMark Selfie - released its first ever leaderboard

If you add the scores together, the Galaxy Note 9 comes out on top with 195 points, and the Pixel 3 is in second place with 193. While many users will stick with the default settings their handsets come with, some smartphone cameras can offer...

Honor View 20 global launch today: How to watch livestream, timings Honor View 20 global launch today: How to watch livestream, timings

Europe has become the second-biggest market for Huawei , making it a major region for further worldwide expansion as the company also tries to bolster its presence in the United States. Global Positioning System is built-in, allowing you to track yo...

Vivo APEX 2019 Concept Smartphone Renders Leaked, to Launch on January 24 Vivo APEX 2019 Concept Smartphone Renders Leaked, to Launch on January 24

These renders show a design with rounded corners and curved back, with nearly non-existent bezels on the top and sides. There could a motorized camera as the image only shows the front of the smartphone without a selfie camera. Vivo APEX 2019 was als...

Anthem Demo Will Be Easier Than the Finished Game

There won't be tutorials (or at least not like there will be in the main game) or the "pilot picker" - the game's character creator. Players will also only have access to a single story arc, PC controls will be different from the final build, and s...

Google Assistant's New Dark Mode Cards Look Horrible Google Assistant's New Dark Mode Cards Look Horrible

However, this time the fan site has posted image that has been sent to it by a follower. It's a bit weird that Android Messages will trigger dark mode in the Google Assistant, but it looks like the two do share some API's in the back-end. On WhatsApp...

Huawei Mate 20 Pro tops DxOMark rankings Huawei Mate 20 Pro tops DxOMark rankings

It was also released several months after P20 Pro , so we were expecting Mate 20 Pro to be better than P20 Pro. With this score, Mate 20 Pro manages to top the list and ties with P20 Pro that was already on the top with 109 scores. This highlights...

Apple revives its cheaper iPhone SE as expensive models flop Apple revives its cheaper iPhone SE as expensive models flop

As WIPR reported earlier this month , Qualcomm posted the required bonds of €1.34 billion ($1.5 billion) to enforce the injunction. Apple is supplying the iPhone SE in Gold, Space Gray, Gold, and Rose Gold, together with in-store or delivery pic...

Post-launch free content announced for Resident Evil 2 Remake Post-launch free content announced for Resident Evil 2 Remake

The Leon '98 and Claire '98 costumes are ones that will turn both characters into the polygonal versions of themselves that resemble their original appearances in the PlayStation game. The costumes will be added for free on March 22nd. This mode is s...

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