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IT Fly Explosives LTM poised to bring jetpacks and rockets to Fortnite tomorrow
Author: 0 Fly Explosives LTM poised to bring jetpacks and rockets to Fortnite tomorrow

Following the recent update 5 .10, content update 5.10 marks the start of a new limited-time mode called Fly Explosives , which involves using jetpacks to cause mayhem. Rocket ammunition is interestingly capped out at 120 rockets. Epic has also removed bandages from Playground to increase the chances of finding better healing items such as health and shield potions.

IT Android’s default Clock app can now wake you up with Spotify
Author: 0 Android’s default Clock app can now wake you up with Spotify

In an update that is rolling out earlier this week, you'll be able to connect Spotify to the Clock app. This new update for Google Clock app will be available globally this week and will be compatible on all devices running Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and above.

Author: 0 Chinese media denies reports of Google's return to country

The secretive project is codenamed "Dragonfly" and has been underway for more than a year. Google launched a Chinese language version of its search engine - google.cn - in 2006. Google's search engine and other services are in the same predicament. The source stated that they feared "what is done in China will become a template for many other nations".

IT Android Users To Get YouTube's Dark Mode Feature
Author: 0 Android Users To Get YouTube's Dark Mode Feature

After a long wait, Google is finally testing dark mode on Android . From there, tap on the Dark Theme option. As expected, the white background switches to black all through the YouTube app as soon as it is enabled. YouTube's new look is much cleaner and arguably easier to navigate, but there's more to the redesign than meets the eye. Although the feature has not received broad release, yet, some users have spotted it on their settings .

Author: 0 Facebook, Instagram to introduce time management tools

Ameet Ranadive , product management director at Instagram , and David Ginsberg , director of research at Facebook, said the tools were created to give users more control over their time. These tools were developed based on collaboration and inspiration from leading mental health experts and organizations, academics, Facebook's extensive research, and feedback from its community.

IT DJI Mavic 2 drone leak confirms Pro and Zoom models
Author: 0 DJI Mavic 2 drone leak confirms Pro and Zoom models

If this catalog leak is any indication, the arrival of new drones could be imminent. While DJI was yet to announce the features of Mavic 2 Pro drone, the Argos catalogue has already published the photos and technical specifications of the model.

IT Nvidia teases
Author: 0 Nvidia teases "spectacular surprises" at Gamescom pre-show party

Its been a long time coming, we know that the new GeForce GTX 1100-series will be released by the end of August 2018 and it looks like we might have a date on when these new cards will be released. Nvidia described the event as being loaded with "new, exclusive, hands-on demos of the hottest upcoming games, stage presentations from the world's biggest game developers, and some spectacular surprises".

IT EA Launches Origin Access Premier on PC for R200 a month
Author: 0 EA Launches Origin Access Premier on PC for R200 a month

The premium tier subscription offers even the newest full-price games for only $14.99/month or $99.99/year. Origin Access Premier also affords 10% off digital purchases to all members. There's no time-limited trials or anything like that; instead, you'll have full access to EA's PC titles as early as five days before general release.

IT LG Signature Edition (2018) Launched, Offers Bang & Olufsen Headphone for Free
Author: 0 LG Signature Edition (2018) Launched, Offers Bang & Olufsen Headphone for Free

The LG V30 Signature Edition model which was also limited to just 300 units sold out, and there is no reason to think that this model won't do as well. On the other hand, the smartphone sports an 8MP selfie camera that has an 80-degree wide-angle lens and f/1.9 aperture. The phone comes with various camera features that include improved AI CAM with 19 shooting modes.

Author: 0 Is Google Planning a Censored Search Engine for China?

News website The Intercept first reported the story, saying the Chinese search app was being tailored for Google-backed Android operating system for mobile devices. In order to deliver this censored version of its search service, Google is working on a custom Android app which has had different internal names including Maotai and Longfei.

IT OnePlus Confirms Android P Release For OnePlus 3 And 3T
Author: 0 OnePlus Confirms Android P Release For OnePlus 3 And 3T

Additionally, the brand has also been earning favour with geeks for offering early access to Beta builds of Android P on the OnePlus 6 . Chinese phone maker OnePlus has been on the front foot in terms of latest major Android updates and regular security patches, whether be it for the latest OnePlus 6, last year's OnePlus 5 , OnePlus 5T , or even the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T from 2016.

IT Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Pricing Rumors Abound As Preorder Bundles Leak
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Pricing Rumors Abound As Preorder Bundles Leak

According to the leaked images, the 128Gb variant will come with a price tag of 12,500,000 Indonesian rupiahs ($937) and 17,500,00 Indonesian rupiah ($1,215) for the 512GB variant. The biggest difference between the Galaxy Note 8 and Galaxy Note 9 might be the S Pen. If Samsung Electronics Philippines applies the same strategy as past year, then it might bring in only the 128GB Galaxy Note 9 version here.

Author: 0 Nokia and T-Mobile strike US$3.5 billion 5G deal

Nokia will provide T-Mobile - the third largest carrier in the USA - with a range of end-to-end 5G technology, software and services. Nokia will provide T-Mobile with access to its 5G technology, software, and services. The deal reportedly puts the carrier, along with Nokia , first in line to deliver 5G nationwide. This will unleash on-demand virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) experiences, driverless vehicles, medical monitoring, advanced industrial automation services, and ...

IT Apple’s third new 2018 iPhone might be delayed until November
Author: 0 Apple’s third new 2018 iPhone might be delayed until November

This is the first time when the iPads will have the Face ID support. In terms of shrinking dimensions, the 10.5-inch tablet will be trimmed to 247.5 millimeters tall, 178.7 millimeters wide, and 6 millimeters thick. Apart from this, the upcoming iPad Pro series will come in 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch screen sizes. The new iPad Pros will be compact and yet offer the same delightful viewing experience with its True Tone display technology.

IT Instagram will now tell you how many hours you spend on it
Author: 0 Instagram will now tell you how many hours you spend on it

Through these tools, the company is aiming to provide people an understanding of how much time they spend on either app, and therefore, giving them an opportunity to limit their usage as they deem fit. A poll by Sky Data last week revealed that just 1% of people believe that platforms such as Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram make bullying less of a problem among children.

Author: 0 Galaxy Tab A 10.5 vs Galaxy Tab S4: Side-by-side pictures

The 2018 devices aren't the only Samsung flagships on sale either, as the Galaxy Note 8 is also getting in on the action. When paired with a keyboard and mouse, you can turn the Galaxy Tab S4 into a PC experience by switching to DeX mode.

IT Google sets down ground rules for notch support on Android P
Author: 0 Google sets down ground rules for notch support on Android P

In the blog post posted by Megan Potoski, Product Manager, Android System UI, highlights that Google is working with device manufacturers to mandate a few requirements. That means no more than two cutouts on a device, and multiple cutouts can't exist on a single edge. First of all, the notches (or cutouts as Google calls them) can not negatively affect any apps.

Author: 0 No Fortnite on Google Play?

It's one year after the release of Fortnite and it doesn't look like Epic Games will be stopping any time soon. Perhaps we'll find out more about Fortnite on Android then. Present Google Play policies require developers to pay 30 per cent of their sales earnings, which is a huge amount for certain developers to part with.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo Gets a Price Cut in India

The Apple Inc components supplier and smartphone rival said operating profit from the mobile business recorded its steepest rate of decline since the first quarter of 2017, as cheaper Chinese-made handsets put pressure on margins. We will have to wait for a week to find out what is a reasonable price according to Samsung. But Samsung said it "expects sustained strength in the memory market and growing demand for flexible OLED panels to drive earnings higher in the second half".

IT WhatsApp finally adds group video call feature
Author: 0 WhatsApp finally adds group video call feature

The feature is now rolling out on the iPhone and Android versions. WhatsApp says that its calls are encrypted end-to-end just like its standard messages. And while WhatsApp may not offer that, it does give iOS and Android users a way to all communicate in a group call together. What are your thoughts on WhatsApp's new update for group voice and video calling? In a bid to tackle the spread of fake news , it will also start placing limits on how many contacts you can forward messages, ...

IT New York state revokes approval of Charter-Time Warner Cable deal
Author: 0 New York state revokes approval of Charter-Time Warner Cable deal

He added that the company tried to "mislead the public" by saying it had provided new service to 12,467 addresses in New York City, when in fact those households already had service. Charter was ordered to pay $1 million after missing a June 18, 2018 deadline to extend its network to those un-served or underserved homes. Charter must also ensure no interruption in service by customers and, in the event it does so, the PSC will take further steps, including seeking injunctive relief in ...

IT Fortnite for Android could be temporarily exclusive to the Galaxy Note9
Author: 0 Fortnite for Android could be temporarily exclusive to the Galaxy Note9

The videos show smartphone users' every day dilemmas caused by low batteries, low memory, and slow performance. From subtle transparent coverage to basic black and rugged, Samsung's accessories for its forthcoming Galaxy Note 9 have popped up online in what really look like leaked marketing photos.

IT Residents flee in face of massive California wildfire
Author: 0 Residents flee in face of massive California wildfire

McLean said many people in Redding didn't seem prepared for the blaze to reach their city. The fire has now burned 44,450 acres as of Friday morning, jumping from the around 29,000 acres it was on Thursday . Fire engines also were stationed to protect homes. The next morning, they left for Los Angeles. Mercy Medical Center spokesman Mike Mangas told the Redding Record Searchlight that the hospital was not being evacuated yet, but they were getting newborns ready, in case they needed to ...

IT Facebook working on a new Internet satellite called Athena
Author: 0 Facebook working on a new Internet satellite called Athena

Apart from trying hands on Facebook's self-proclaimed, long-overdue commitment to " connect the world ", and bringing under-served parts of the globe online is a strategic part of Facebook's business. Initiating with the 2013 project Internet.Org and the eventual successor, Free Basics , Facebook has till now collaborate with many service providers to offer free internet access.

IT Google made its employees impervious to phishing using USB security keys
Author: 0 Google made its employees impervious to phishing using USB security keys

A 2FA process is meant to ensure that if a thief steals a user's password, they aren't able to access the user's account because they don't have an additional factor (e.g. For those unfamiliar with such devices, they are basically USB sticks that when plugged into a computer will authenticate the user using it. U2F is an emerging open source authentication standard, and as such only a handful of high-profile sites now support it, including Dropbox , Facebook , Github (and of course ...

IT Apple's iPhones trail in internet speeds
Author: 0 Apple's iPhones trail in internet speeds

It's one of the best-reviewed smartphones in the world, with the latest models constantly outselling the competition. This is because Apple is using a mix of modems supplied by Intel and Qualcomm in its phones, and even in the phones where it has used Qualcomm modems the company is limiting network speed to match what Intel modems offer.

IT The Next Xbox Will Take Another Swing At Game Streaming
Author: 0 The Next Xbox Will Take Another Swing At Game Streaming

It's very clear at this point that Microsoft know that they are onto a victor with the Xbox Game Pass service, and if they can continue to build their subscriber base up, they'll have long-term financial success and be able to insure that their first party games are successful for them, not just on a units sold basis.

IT Fortnite v5.0 Patch Notes Released with New SMG Weapon and More
Author: 0 Fortnite v5.0 Patch Notes Released with New SMG Weapon and More

The mammoth Fortnite season five update gave us stacks of awesome new content to enjoy, but it seems it wasn't enough for Epic Games . Therefore, many players may have been saving up their V-Bucks (and their real bucks), waiting for the new cosmetics to drop.

IT Nintendo Targets ROM Sites in New Lawsuit
Author: 0 Nintendo Targets ROM Sites in New Lawsuit

Nintendo is not a fan of third-party emulators and ROMs , to put it lightly. Nintendo continues to produce, market, and sell numerous video games originally developed for its earlier video game systems, including NES and SNES. "Loveretro has effectively been shut down until further notice", the site says upon visiting. After infringing on 140 Nintendo titles and 40 trademarks, the theoretical maximum damages could reach $100 million.

IT Fortnite Playground Mode Coming Back
Author: 0 Fortnite Playground Mode Coming Back

And fans need to remember that to complete the challenge , players will need to dance in front of them before running off. You can pore through each bullet point and stat change at Epic's full patch notes here. Now players will have an extra powerful healing item directed at their health points, while also having the ability to heal their shields once their health is full.

IT Xiaomi Mi A2 & Mi A2 Lite now official
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi A2 & Mi A2 Lite now official

To watch the event, just hit the play button in the video embedded below. In a teaser recently posted by Xiaomi, the Xiaomi Mi A1 could be seen alongside the Mi A2 and Mi A2 Lite . Read on for all the details on the two new smartphones. Also, another teaser suggested that there could be a soft bokeh effect and portrait mode in the Mi A2 and Mi A2 Lite.

IT Driver who livestreamed passengers without their consent suspended from Uber and Lyft
Author: 0 Driver who livestreamed passengers without their consent suspended from Uber and Lyft

Regardless, Uber said Gargac's behavior was a breach of their standards and suspended him while they investigated. But some riders said they felt their privacy had been violated. We also reached out to Twitch for clarification on whether or not Gargac's behavior violates the site's terms of service , and a Twitch spokesperson noted that while the company does not comment on individual terms of service violations, Twitch does not allow streamers to invade other people's privacy.

IT Sony IMX586 will cram 48 megapixels into smartphone cameras
Author: 0 Sony IMX586 will cram 48 megapixels into smartphone cameras

Sony will begin shipping out samples this September, and these new IMX586 sensors should find their way into new phones beginning in 2019. The sensor features 48 effective megapixels, the highest available. More megapixels don't always translate to great-looking photos, but they do result in much more detail being captured. In many cases, higher resolution sensors are created to enable digital zoom and that's one of the functions that Sony is pushing with its new IMX586 sensor.

IT Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Adds Breath of the Wild Link & Motorcycle
Author: 0 Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Adds Breath of the Wild Link & Motorcycle

Nintendo Switch fans have been treated to some great news, as Mario Kart 8 Deluxe gets some free DLC. Nintendo said it will add more compatible titles in the future. If you've got Mario Kart 8 Deluxe already, you don't need to do much to get the new content. Stay tuned to Informed Pixel for more news regarding Mario Kart 8 Deluxe .

IT Rumors: operating system Fuchsia will soon replace the Android
Author: 0 Rumors: operating system Fuchsia will soon replace the Android

We guess Trump will either declare a stronger trade war against the European Union or will say that he has been misquoted by the leftish press and he actually said Google was in the wrong and the European Union was great. Android has "created more choice for everyone, not less", Google CEO Sundar Pichai tweeted . Will Google really start charging manufacturers to use Android? Google's Fuchsia is now being distributed as a free opensource software under licenses from Apache 2 ...

IT PS4 System Software Update 6.0 Sign-Ups Now Live
Author: 0 PS4 System Software Update 6.0 Sign-Ups Now Live

It will only be a matter of time until we know what type of new features will be coming to the console in the near future. For the North American PSN, the eligible period for registration is between July 19 and July 27. Will you be signing up for the firmware 6 .00 beta test? Sony reserves the full version numbers for major, feature-rich firmware updates . We're curious! We're also curious about what you think will be in the 6.0 patch? Answer a few questions and hopefully you'll be one ...

IT Google to deliver internet in Kenya using balloons
Author: 0 Google to deliver internet in Kenya using balloons

This marks Loons first commercial deal following its spin-off from Alphabet's "moonshot" unit, X. The firm is now an independent business under Alphabet's umbrella, which also includes Google. "That only leaves the kinds of technology that Loon and other fully wireless solutions provide". No solid timeframe for deployment or details of the financial aspect of the deal has been released, but Telkom Kenya will provide the internet signal to be deployed in remote areas using the ...

IT Samsung Galaxy Watch Appears On FCC
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Watch Appears On FCC

The argument made for the merger is that the S range is already very similar to the Note range now that Samsung is selling "Plus" models. According to some reports , Samsung has kept a sales goal of 12 million pieces for the Note 9, a little bump from last year's goal of selling 11 million Galaxy Note 8.

IT Fortnite: Battle Royale passes $1 billion revenue milestone
Author: 0 Fortnite: Battle Royale passes $1 billion revenue milestone

According to a report from Superdata the insanely popular Battle Royale game has raked in over $1 billion in in-game purchases for Epic Games , despite being on sale for less than a year. Since Fortnite has skyrocketed the battle royale genre to worldwide popularity, several other video game series have sought to emulate their success, and they're right to do so.

IT Nokia X5 Smartphone with Dual Cameras & 19:9 Display Launched in China
Author: 0 Nokia X5 Smartphone with Dual Cameras & 19:9 Display Launched in China

According to our exclusive source , HMD Global will soon launch the Nokia 3 .1 smartphone in India as the successor to last year's Nokia 3. The rest of the specifications include a dual rear camera with main 13-megapixel and a secondary 5-megapixel sensor, 8-megapixel front camera, 3,060mAh battery and Android 8 .1 Oreo.

IT Corning Announces Gorilla Glass 6, With Multi-Drop Protection
Author: 0 Corning Announces Gorilla Glass 6, With Multi-Drop Protection

Gorilla Glass 6 is being tested by several manufacturers as we type this, and Corning says that it will launch the cover glass in a few months. As such, Corning has revealed that according to a Toluna study, on an average people drop their phone seven times a year with most of the drops happening below the level of 1m.

IT No surprise here: Amazon sold over 100 million products on Prime Day
Author: 0 No surprise here: Amazon sold over 100 million products on Prime Day

Additionally, Amazon recorded the most single-day sign-ups in history for its Prime service on June 16th. Almost every device Amazon makes is now available at a deep discount, and you'll find every single one of them below. Amazon's Prime Day didn't have the greatest start, and it looks like users in NY and Philadelphia were still experiencing some glitches Tuesday morning.

IT This is the clearest look yet at the Samsung Galaxy Note9
Author: 0 This is the clearest look yet at the Samsung Galaxy Note9

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is expected to be powered by either the Exynos 9810 or the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. The phone - which is codenamed "Winner" internally - will have a 7-inch screen and will fold in half like a wallet.

IT No Man's Sky NEXT update trailer
Author: 0 No Man's Sky NEXT update trailer

Not that we'd recommend doing that of course, as you should totally use the time to aid others instead. The No Man's Sky multiplayer update has been in the works for quite a while now, with early testing of the feature seen in Atlas Rises update previous year.

IT Google Hit With Record EUR 4.34 Billion Fine Over 'Illegal' Android Strategy
Author: 0 Google Hit With Record EUR 4.34 Billion Fine Over 'Illegal' Android Strategy

The European Commission exceeds last year's then-record 2.4 billion-euro penalty following an investigation into Google's shopping-search service. "Google's practice has therefore reduced the incentives of manufacturers to pre-install competing search and browser apps, as well as the incentives of users to download such apps".

IT Motorola announces Moto E5 Play Android Oreo (Go edition)
Author: 0 Motorola announces Moto E5 Play Android Oreo (Go edition)

Assuming the internals are the same as the standard variant, the phone can be expected to come with either a Snapdragon 425 or the 427 SoC. While the original Moto E5 Play model comes with 2GB of RAM , the Android Go model could come with 1GB RAM as that is the limit for Android Go handsets.

IT Xiaomi will launch two Android One smartphones next week
Author: 0 Xiaomi will launch two Android One smartphones next week

From the last few months, there are several leaks about the launch of Mi A2 smartphone from Xiaomi. The company is set to launch the Mi A2 smartphone, successor to the Mi A1 , the first Android One smartphone from Xiaomi. There should be 4GB of RAM , 64GB of storage (a 6/128GB version is rumored as well), a pair of 5- and 12MP shooters on the back, and a whopping 5,500mAh battery to power everything.