Wednesday September 23-rd, 2020

Microsoft announces yet another Xbox home redesign (and kills Cortana) Microsoft announces yet another Xbox home redesign (and kills Cortana)

The changes are now rolling out to Xbox Insider members, and are expected to roll out to everyone else following user feedback "this fall". Coincidentally, that's exactly what the Xbox One will be losing soon. It's had more facelifts than an aging ...

Japan's Getting A Disney-Themed Nintendo Switch Japan's Getting A Disney-Themed Nintendo Switch

Though the Switch is nearly two and a half years old, we haven't seen very many limited edition consoles. Here in the U.S., there was kind of one for Super Mario Odyssey , but that only offered special red Joy-Cons. There's a game ( Tsum Tsum Fes...

Android TV Comes to Soundbars Android TV Comes to Soundbars

A Harman news release does mention 2 other features worth pointing out: Just like other Android TV devices, the Link Bar will have Chromecast built-in, making it possible to beam videos to the TV from your phone . It includes a power cable, HDMI...

Microsoft Enters into Partnership with OpenAI to Accelerate AI Breakthroughs Microsoft Enters into Partnership with OpenAI to Accelerate AI Breakthroughs

Microsoft on Monday announced a $1 billion investment in an OpenAI ethical artificial intelligence (AI) project backed by Tesla's Elon Musk and Amazon. Sam Alton, a co-founder of OpenAI claimed that "the creation of AGI will be the most important t...

Apple to buy majority of Intel's modem chip business for $1 billion Apple to buy majority of Intel's modem chip business for $1 billion

The iPhone-maker further says, "Combining the acquired patents for current and future wireless technology with Apple's existing portfolio, Apple will hold over 17,000 wireless technology patents, ranging from protocols for cellular standards to modem...

Wolfenstein: Youngblood will take advantage of RTX ray tracing Wolfenstein: Youngblood will take advantage of RTX ray tracing

However, from what we've seen at the moment, the graphics look good. The Wolfenstein series' first co-op experience is almost here: Wolfenstein: Youngblood will release on Nintendo Switch , PS4, Xbox One , and PC on July 26 , publisher Be...

Google- $5 For Your Face Scan Google- $5 For Your Face Scan

Google's way of collecting facial data seems weird but the company puts up a request before doing so. For your information, Google employees get people's permission and sign a consent form before taking face data . These employees are collectin...

Here’s 27 minutes worth of gameplay from the Oninaki demo Here’s 27 minutes worth of gameplay from the Oninaki demo

A demo dropped yesterday that let's people check out the beginning of the game. Say what you will about Tokyo RPG Factory's past few projects ( I Am Setsuna , Lost Sphear ), but I dig the attempt to keep the old school JRPG spirit alive, among oth...

Security advisors say there's a critical vulnerability in VLC, developers say otherwise Security advisors say there's a critical vulnerability in VLC, developers say otherwise

Lead VLC developer, Jean-Baptiste Kempf commented that the alleged bug isn't as big of a deal as everyone is making it out to be. Hence, we don't recommend that you uninstall the VLC media player . VideoLAN's comments should come as a relief f...

Super Mario Maker 2 course upload limit increased to 64 Super Mario Maker 2 course upload limit increased to 64

In an in-game message sent to players on Wednesday, the company confirmed the course upload limit has been increased from 32 to 64 courses per user. The notification also states that there are plans to raise that upload limit one more time.

Google Nest Hub Max Smart Display Launch Date Leaks Google Nest Hub Max Smart Display Launch Date Leaks

The page also mentioned that it's Nest Hub will be arriving in Australia, UK and the USA on the same date. Google's smart speaker and smart display lineup grew larger and, unfortunately, more confusing back in May with the introduction of a $229 ...

Android is going to get better at managing your wireless headphones Android is going to get better at managing your wireless headphones

A new interface, reportedly, is nearly ready to be added in the Android Q so that Google could manage the Fast Pair-enabled headphones with device management features, Google Assistant settings , battery life information, and links to third-part...

A Lighter Alternative For Google Photos Is Finally Here A Lighter Alternative For Google Photos Is Finally Here

As part of the previews, the app would run through the entire recording - without the audio - with playback continuing until the user scrolls pass it. Many other tech apps have their lite versions already. Such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and ...

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 specs surface online Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 specs surface online

The basics are that Bixby on your Watch Active can now control SmartThings, start customized exercise routines, find out time differences between cities, and learn your style to become more useful over time. It will be powered by the same Exynos 9110...

The Chrome Extensions You Use Should Be Much More Secure In October The Chrome Extensions You Use Should Be Much More Secure In October

Aside from the changes designed for Chrome extensions, Google is also bolstering the Incognito Mode of its Chrome browser by updating its FileSystem API. Google's policies have previously required any extension that handles personal and sensitive use...

New robots unveiled to aid Tokyo 2020 spectators New robots unveiled to aid Tokyo 2020 spectators

The new models revealed today include Tokyo 2020 Mascot-type robots, Miraitowa and Someity, which have been developed by Toyota Motor Corporation. "At Tokyo 2020, we want to capture the imagination of spectators by providing support robots as we ...

Slack 4.0.0 Launches 33% Faster and uses 50% Less Memory

As Slack has rebuilt the desktop Windows 10 and macOS apps, it had a proper rummage in the underlying tech that supports the messaging tool. You might shrug at Slack opening up around a third fast than before, but if you're the type of person who h...

Samsung Galaxy A80 - Specifications, Price in India, Launch Date Samsung Galaxy A80 - Specifications, Price in India, Launch Date

In the camera department, the Samsung Galaxy A80 sports triple camera setup which is a motorized pop-up rotating camera module with a 48-megapixel sensor with f/2.0 + an 8-megapixel sensor with f/2.2 and a TOF 3D camera with f/1.2. You can enable t...

Alan Wake 2 'needs to be done right', says creative director | VGC Alan Wake 2 'needs to be done right', says creative director | VGC

Here's what he had to say, "I want to make it". It is a curious thing. "I feel that the bar of expectations and commitment to dedicate to it has risen in some way, so we have to do things carefully if we really want to deal with them". "Many factors...

Overwatch’s new hero Sigma now playable on the PTR Overwatch’s new hero Sigma now playable on the PTR

Now for gameplay abilities, Sigma has been revealed to be yet another barrier tank, widening the pool of possible main tank choices from three to four. For those looking to protect their team, this ability isn't as wide in range, but rather, it sha...

Microsoft starts reminding Windows 7 users about end of support Microsoft starts reminding Windows 7 users about end of support

This will affect up to 400 million Windows 10 users according to Microsoft's official figures . First of all, users can not really refuse the new update as the company set end-of-service dates to every Windows 10 version and when the set date passes...

OnePlus Announces OxygenOS 9.0.7 Rollout for OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T OnePlus Announces OxygenOS 9.0.7 Rollout for OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T

The features in question are the Fnatic gaming mode and the Screen recorder functionality. Chinese smartphone company OnePlus comes up with new update for OxygenOS Open Beta this month. This will likely be arriving to older OnePlus smartphones ...

Google Assistant Is Testing A Feature That Raises Privacy Concern

While voice is an important interaction method, Google has to balance convenience and functionality with security. Just in few months Google Assistant has grown up and has learnt many new tasks including turning the AC on , making your kids sleep ...

ORIGIN'S ORIGIN'S "Big O" is an all-in-one Switch/PS4/XB1/PC gaming platform

Origin PC is celebrating its 10th anniversary, and of course the boutique PC builder is doing it in style - by combining the Xbox One X , PS4 Pro , a high-end PC and a Nintendo Switch in one chassis, and water-cooling all of it. Since this is an ...

WhatsApp is now available on KaiStore WhatsApp is now available on KaiStore

Be that as it may, the equivalent isn't valid in creating countries where these phones' low-priced, simplicity, and long battery life (the Nokia 8110 has 25 days of standby, for instance) are significantly more essential. "Providing WhatsApp on Ka...

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