Thursday August 22-nd, 2019

Improvements Made as Anthem's Public Demo Begins Today Improvements Made as Anthem's Public Demo Begins Today

As far as scale, the live service lead assured players that BioWare is prepared for the anticipated server load, however hard it may be to accurately predict player interest. "This is to ensure players in the game are having uninterrupted fun and t...

PlayStation 4 Reaches 94.2 Million In Worldwide Shipments PlayStation 4 Reaches 94.2 Million In Worldwide Shipments

Looking ahead, Sony hasn't adjusted its full-year forecast, and still expects to see PlayStation 4 hardware sales reach 17 million units by the end of the fiscal year. While console shipments for the PS4 have started to decline over time, softwar...

Honor’s first 5G smartphone to launch in the second half of 2019 Honor’s first 5G smartphone to launch in the second half of 2019

After Huawei's full-fledged plans of 5G smartphone and ecosystem, its sub-brand Honor has reportedly confirmed its own 5G smartphone to Android Authority . In September 2018, Zhao had hinted Honor's plan for 5G. It seems like the US and Canada m...

Pokemon Go Announces New Pokemon, Big Balance Changes Pokemon Go Announces New Pokemon, Big Balance Changes

Players must have Sinnoh Stones in order to evolve these Kanto-region Pokémon into their Sinnoh counterparts, and those aren't easy to come by. This Pokemon evolution comes with another list of Generation 4 evolutions. People play Pokemon Go on t...

Huawei Foldable Phone Coming This Month at MWC Huawei Foldable Phone Coming This Month at MWC

So let's dive in to see some more details on what teaser depicts. 2019 is expected to be the year where foldable phones and 5G will be making their debut. According to the latest reports, the Huawei 5G foldable phone will have the Kirin 980 chi...

Fortnite Sundial, Oversized Coffee, Giant Dog Head Week 9 challenge map locations Fortnite Sundial, Oversized Coffee, Giant Dog Head Week 9 challenge map locations

The first is Retail Row, but the following stages send you to (in order) Frosty Flights , Haunted Hills, Shifty Shafts and finally Dusty Divot. The Season 7, Week 9 Fortnite challenges are due to go live on January 31 at 14:00 GMT (09:00 EST, 06...

One Lakh Villages To Go Digital Over Next 5 Years: Piyush Goyal One Lakh Villages To Go Digital Over Next 5 Years: Piyush Goyal

Under " Make in India ", mobile and parts manufacturing companies have increased from two to more than 268 providing huge job opportunities. "Our efforts in the Sagar Mala programme will be scaled up and we will develop other inland waterways faster"...

Players are Making Music in Overwatch's New Paris Map Players are Making Music in Overwatch's New Paris Map

Blizzard has unveiled a new Assault map for Overwatch . Paris is the first European map to be introduced to Overwatch since Eichenwalde. Highlighted spots include the Cabaret Luna, a starting zone with a diva songstress, the Patisserie Galand, ...

LG G8 ThinQ Battery Capacity Revealed LG G8 ThinQ Battery Capacity Revealed

Is a February launch for the LG V50 likely? Aside from the 5G modem, the phone will be packing a good deal of hardware with a 6-inch display and powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor with a large 4,000mAh battery and a "water-cooled coo...

Tech companies, states fight FCC over net neutrality Tech companies, states fight FCC over net neutrality

There's no defense for an FCC that completely abdicated its authority over broadband, leaving consumers unprotected and subordinating our democracy to the whims of monopoly telecom and cable companies who have the ability and incentive to control w...

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin Signs Launch Deal With Canada's Telesat Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin Signs Launch Deal With Canada's Telesat

According to officials, Telesat's LEO program will gain "significant cost savings and other advantages by launching with Blue Origin's heavy-lift New Glenn". Telesat clients are governments and industry, not individuals. While Telesat's current...

PlayStation 4 Sales Slow as Console Nears 92 Million Sold

By comparison, Nintendo announced recently that a total of 8 million people are paid members of Nintendo Switch Online, though of course PlayStation Plus has been available for far longer, with a lifespan of close to nine years rather than Switch...

Ubisoft issues apology over The Division 2 'government shutdown' email Ubisoft issues apology over The Division 2 'government shutdown' email

Which is weird, because earlier today the publisher sent out a political email about it. The most recent government shutdown was the longest in USA history, and resulted in thousands of federal employees failing to receive paychecks over the Christma...

Puma takes on Nike with its own self-lacing shoes Puma takes on Nike with its own self-lacing shoes

Puma's version features "Fit Intelligence" (Fi ) technology , which uses a micromotor to power a cable system that laces the shoe through swiping up on down on the Fi module. "We want to learn what those things are from people who have experienc...

Sony Xperia XZ4 to have 52MP sensor Sony Xperia XZ4 to have 52MP sensor

Instead it is expected all details about the hardware will be revealed on on Monday, February 25, at 7.30am GMT. That theory comes from an image posted on Reddit and spotted by Sumahoinfo , which shows a triple-lens camera setup supposedly on the ...

MIT’s robot will dominate you in a game of Jenga MIT’s robot will dominate you in a game of Jenga

The popular game involves removing one block at a time from a stack of 54 arranged in 18 layers of three. When the robot carefully pushes against a block, a computer takes in visual and tactile feedback from its camera and cuff, and compares thes...

Apple axes Google access to key developer tool Apple axes Google access to key developer tool

Public betas are supposed to be available through Apple's TestFlight platform, and other public iOS apps are only allowed to be distributed by the App Store. "We're working with Apple to fix a temporary disruption to some of our corporate iOS apps,...

Sony Reveals PS4 Shipments Have Now Passed 94 Million Units

This means that 94.2 units of the console have been shipped (sold-in to retailers) by December 31. So far, 15.2 million units were shipped this fiscal year, meaning Sony only has to ship 2.3 million PS4s this quarter, an easily achievable target.

PlayStation Plus free games for February 2019 announced PlayStation Plus free games for February 2019 announced

Sony has announced that PlayStation Plus memberships will no longer net PS3 and PS Vita games as a part of its monthly line-up, instead focusing exclusively on PlayStation 4. It's a great choice for those who enjoy fighting games, but don't li...

THQ Nordic CEO 'fully supports' Metro Exodus exclusivity deal THQ Nordic CEO 'fully supports' Metro Exodus exclusivity deal

The purchase included distributor Koch Media including its publishing label, Deep Silver, who owns the Metro , Dead Island, Saints Row and TimeSplitters IPs. I believe it's in the group's, and ultimately the consumers', best interest that business d...

Where to find Fortnite's golden balloons Where to find Fortnite's golden balloons

Rather than running around on the ground, these Time Trials ask you to jump into the planes that were added this season. If you need more help finding it, we've marked its exact location on the map below. Look carefully at the ice wall on the left si...

Google+ shutting down in April, will take content down with it Google+ shutting down in April, will take content down with it

Find more details here in Google's FAQ on the shutdown , and make sure to grab your data if you have any cherished memories on the platform. In addition, from February 4 comments made on other sites using Google + will start to be removed, wh...

Mysterious bug bricked Xbox One consoles for a few hours on Wednesday Mysterious bug bricked Xbox One consoles for a few hours on Wednesday

Microsoft is making leeway into resolving the issues with their systems, as the sign in issues "should now be resolved". The issue primarily affected Xbox One users, preventing them from doing anything after starting up the console . On January ...

Google Chrome to Warn Users About Impostor Sites With Lookalike URLs Google Chrome to Warn Users About Impostor Sites With Lookalike URLs

An impostor site is one with a URL that looks like the URL of a more established website. However, as GHacks notes, the objective of this warning isn't necessarily to block phishing scams, as such protections are already part of Google Chrome .

The open demo for Anthem is now live and available for download

So the likelihood of larger server strain and technical issues are higher, something that BioWare has been working on this week. Electronic Arts and Bioware have announced that the open demo for Anthem is now live and available for download to ...

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