Saturday August 24-th, 2019

Mi Fan Festival 2019 announced Mi Fan Festival 2019 announced

Interested customers can purchase discounted Xiaomi devices across Mi.com, Mi Home, Mi Store and partner offline stores. Then there is a new Mystery Box Sale wherein the customers will get a chance to buy a box of surprise bundle of products up to ...

Facebook wanted to use bird-sized drones to give people better internet

The project, codenamed " Catalina ", was discontinued a year ago, adding to the list of aerial Internet projects that the social networking giant abandoned. In 2017, the solar-powered drone successfully completed the second full-scale test flight. ...

Blackout’s Alcatraz map promises close quarters battle royale Blackout’s Alcatraz map promises close quarters battle royale

Before you ask, there's no indication that any of this is an April Fools gag. However, it turns out that Alcatraz will actually be Blackout's second map, and it looks to provide a unique battle royale experience. Treyarch also announced a Blackout...

Borderlands 3 Release Date Has Leaked And It's Sooner Than Expected Borderlands 3 Release Date Has Leaked And It's Sooner Than Expected

The official Borderlands 3 Twitter account has seemingly leaked the release date of the game, as well as its future arrival on the Epic Games Store. Secondly, if Gearbox was just joking around, it probably wouldn't have deleted the tweet within mi...

Google shuts down Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL sales Google shuts down Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL sales

A link for the phone will redirect you to the Pixel 3 , Android Police noticed Monday. Microsoft today released a new update for Mixer app on Apple App Store and Google Play Store. Google has discontinued the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, the comp...

Samsung is launching its first 5G smartphone later this week Samsung is launching its first 5G smartphone later this week

That compares very favourably with the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus , which costs $1,249 / £1,099 for the 512GB model. Phone makers rarely use straight currency conversions when setting prices, instead adjusting price tags for specific regions.

Mark Zuckerberg calls for updating internet rules, seeks regulation in 4 areas Mark Zuckerberg calls for updating internet rules, seeks regulation in 4 areas

By offloading decisions about harmful content, privacy rules, and elections onto third-parties, Facebook may not have to take as much of the heat when mistakes are made. The feature has launched in the United States, while a source close to Facebook ...

The PlayStation Store Has a New Digital Refund Policy The PlayStation Store Has a New Digital Refund Policy

Be aware that the rule for purchases still apply here, and the item in question could not have been downloaded to your system. "After purchasing this type of content through PlayStation Store , you have 14 days from purchase to request a refund to...

Sony to cut 50% of smartphone workforce after poor sales Sony to cut 50% of smartphone workforce after poor sales

Fujitsu Ltd a year ago sold its mobile phone business to investment fund Polaris Capital Group, leaving just three Japanese smartphone makers - Sony, Sharp Corp and Kyocera Corp - in a global market dominated by Apple Inc, Samsung Electronics Co ...

Google announces Gmail scheduling, Smart Compose improvements Google announces Gmail scheduling, Smart Compose improvements

As of Sunday, you can also choose when your emails are delivered, an especially useful tool when you're working across time zones or don't want to interrupt any weekends or vacations. Additionally, the feature would also let you cancel the delayed me...

Microsoft gives entry-level Surface Book 2 a power boost Microsoft gives entry-level Surface Book 2 a power boost

It costs $1,499, which is $200 (around £200/AU$280) more than the version with a 7th generation Core i5 processor. Microsoft Surface Book 2 first look A new 15-inch size, plus updated Intel CPUs and gamer-ready Nvidia graphics hit Microsoft's pro-l...

Google Maps Celebrates April Fool's With Twist on Classic 'Snake' Game

Interestingly, Microsoft has banned all April Fools' Day pranks, though other tech companies like Google , OnePlus , etc are still on with these. You'll be able to play in different locations across the world, such as Cairo, London, San Francis...

Apple Arcade: everything you need to know about the mobile gaming service Apple Arcade: everything you need to know about the mobile gaming service

The Apple card will account for all your expenses. HBO and many streaming apps have been supported. Its revamped app for subscribing to channels from others will come out in May, but Apple's own original shows will not arrive until autumn, with pri...

Microsoft announces pushing Windows 10 version 1809 into full deployment Microsoft announces pushing Windows 10 version 1809 into full deployment

Microsoft revealed yesterday that the company's current version of Windows 10, version 1809, is designated for broad deployment . Microsoft has yet to release the second March cumulative update for Windows 10 version 1809; it released cumulat...

86 beta shows consecutive voice notes feature 86 beta shows consecutive voice notes feature

Last year, the messenger received an option to lock voice note recording so you don't have to hold the voice note button in case of long messages. An example of this is Netflix's PiP mode where you can watch shows while scrolling through the phon...

SEGA Mega Drive mini comes with 40 games, out in September SEGA Mega Drive mini comes with 40 games, out in September

It only announced games for the Japanese Mega Drive Mini , including: Sonic 2, Puyo Puyo 2, Shining Force , Castlevania Bloodlines , Powerball , Gunstar Heroes , Comix Zone , Rent-a-Hero, Space Harrier II and Madou Monogatari Ichi .

Huawei P30 Pro appears on Lazada Malaysia Huawei P30 Pro appears on Lazada Malaysia

The P30 Pro features periscope lens that allows the device to perform 5x optical zoom, 10x hybrid zoom and 50x digital zoom. All the photos were taken in the P30's regular camera mode. The smartphone outperformed its competitors in terms of image...

Whoops! Google leaks mystery Nest Hub Max smart display on its store Whoops! Google leaks mystery Nest Hub Max smart display on its store

Today, though, Google is dealing with a different kind of leak: the leak of the as-yet-unannounced Nest Hub Max . The popups list some headlining features, but there are no accompanying images. Incredibly enough, the Home Hub was quickly discounted...

AR, VR headsets poised for significant growth in 2019 AR, VR headsets poised for significant growth in 2019

The report includes Mobile Augmented Reality 3D Cameras market competitive analysis which plays an integral role in each step of business expansion, whether a novice is selecting an appropriate market field, forming a strategic plan, or pushi...

LG G8 ThinQ Pre-Orders Begin March 29, Available April 11 LG G8 ThinQ Pre-Orders Begin March 29, Available April 11

As for the "Hand ID", it is a new biometric method, and the 3D TOF lens mounted on the front of the phone can support palmprint recognition. LG Electronics unveiled its latest flagship , the G8 ThinQ , only last month at MWC in Barcelona, where t...

Apple Officially Kills AirPower Wireless Charging Mat Apple Officially Kills AirPower Wireless Charging Mat

Shortly after Apple introduced its new AirPods with a wireless charging case, the company has killed its long-awaited AirPower wireless charging mat for good. Apple today announced that it has cancelled the project. Earlier reports had said A...

Valve Is Teasing Valve Is Teasing "Index" - Its Own VR Headset

Besides the teaser image, it teases "Upgrade your experience" with either an announcement and/or hardware launch in May 2019. This had been partially leaked before to UploadVR, who noted that the headset should have a wider field of view than exist...

McDonald's acquires data firm, will soon use artificial intelligence to customise menus McDonald's acquires data firm, will soon use artificial intelligence to customise menus

McDonald's also said that is was working on integrating the technology into all of its digital customer experience touchpoints, such as self-order kiosks and McDonald's Global Mobile App. Number-plate recognition would also allow it to offer cus...

Video content service announced at special event Video content service announced at special event

It was unusual, because it showed Apple's hardware taking a back seat to its new services-oriented businesses. Available in the United States and Canada, the service also covers papers including the Wall Street Journal and Los Angeles Times ...

New trailer showcases Streets of Rage 4 gameplay New trailer showcases Streets of Rage 4 gameplay

It's a hand-drawn style with a mixture of colour and gritty landscapes, which you can see in action below. If you had a Sega Mega-Drive / Genesis, it's nearly guaranteed that you played one of the three " Streets of Rage " games at some point.

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