Finally! Pokemon Go will add PvP trainer battles soon, Niantic teases

Niantic spent all of Friday morning teasing the announcement with a series of mysterious tweets, each one clearer than the last. One of the most heavily requested features for Pokémon GO looks set to finally arrive in the game, as developer Niant... More..

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Korea charges 11 with selling Samsung tech to China
by | Monday, December 03, 2018

Korea charges 11 with selling Samsung tech to China

The prosecutors allege that a Samsung supplier leaked blueprints of Samsung's "flexible OLED edge panel 3D lamination" to a company that it had set up. The case is expected to take around a year until it reac...More..

Red Dead Online Beta Early Access is live now
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Red Dead Online Beta Early Access is live now

Top Cyber Week Deals: Amazon announced its 5 best-selling Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals - did you get them all? Take that and an unlockable feature like fast travel from your own camp - available once you...More..

4GB of RAM Nokia 7.1 smartphone lands in Europe
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

4GB of RAM Nokia 7.1 smartphone lands in Europe

The leak comes just in time to clear the confusion before the December 5 event in Dubai. The Nokia 8.1 will reportedly be the global variant of the Nokia X7 , a device that was first launched in China l...More..

Mobile Giving Away Free Samsung 4K TV with Note 9, Galaxy S9
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Mobile Giving Away Free Samsung 4K TV with Note 9, Galaxy S9

Companies including Huawei and OnePlus have reduced the size of the notch on recent phones that don't have Face ID equivalents, but Infinity-O screens look even better than that. The Samsung Galaxy S10 is wid...More..

Apple approves India’s controversial Do Not Disturb app
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Apple approves India’s controversial Do Not Disturb app

After that, TRAI held several meetings with Apple to request access to call logs and messages, as it's usually against iOS' policies. With the average smartphone user in the country receiving up to 10 spam call...More..

Nissan Maxima: Refreshed for More V-Motion
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Nissan Maxima: Refreshed for More V-Motion

The third generation Nissan Murano that was introduced in early 2014 has received a facelift. But for those who want V-6 power, more space, and flashier looks in a tall, wagonish body, the Murano remains the ...More..

DJI Releases Osmo Pocket - Hybrid of Drone and GoPro
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

DJI Releases Osmo Pocket - Hybrid of Drone and GoPro

Whether its consumer tech or professional gadgetry, DJI's devices are pretty much the most capable and powerful products in the market... so it doesn't surprise me that the Osmo Pocket , a small, nearly to...More..

Japanese Game Studios Are Already Working on PlayStation 5 Games
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Japanese Game Studios Are Already Working on PlayStation 5 Games

You will only be able to use the PS Classic remotes for input and Sony re-iterates that no online functionality or new updates will be supported post-launch. Sony has clearly put time and effort into creat...More..

Amazon Web Services reveals a managed Kafka service for streaming data
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Amazon Web Services reveals a managed Kafka service for streaming data

Jassy didn't actually utter the words " hybrid cloud ", but it sure sounds like that's what he's describing. With Outposts, customers can now put AWS into their own datacenters using the AWS hardware. She env...More..

Hyundai Palisade Photos Leak Ahead of LA Auto Show Reveal
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

Hyundai Palisade Photos Leak Ahead of LA Auto Show Reveal

In more expensive versions there is a virtual tidy and great to 10.9-inch touchscreen, there are projection display. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto functionalities are standard across the board, though the ...More..

Refreshed 2020 Mercedes-AMG GT with new R Pro trim revealed
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Refreshed 2020 Mercedes-AMG GT with new R Pro trim revealed

The tailpipe cover has been completely redesigned to match the shape of the AMG GT 4-door coupe. The GT R Pro is the latest addition to Mercedes-AMG's sports auto lineup, with extreme track-ready features...More..

Microsoft’s new Office icons are a familiar idea in simpler new form
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Microsoft’s new Office icons are a familiar idea in simpler new form

Once an observer gets past the inherent confusion of a Microsoft executive annoucing that Office Mobile apps were being put on the shelf , they will enjoy a new pen-related color radial similar to the OneNote ...More..

New Jeep Gladiator: heavy-duty pick-up launched
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

New Jeep Gladiator: heavy-duty pick-up launched

Jeep has used the Los Angeles Auto Show as an opportunity to pull the covers off its all-terrain Gladiator ute, which should roll into showrooms in the second half - the United States of America at least- ...More..

Google Hangouts will shut down sometime in 2020
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Google Hangouts will shut down sometime in 2020

Google two years ago replaced its Hangouts app with Allo and Duo for consumers, while pushing the Hangouts brand as the enterprise solution with Hangouts Chat and Meet for chat and video conferencing scena...More..

Missing teen from Rutherford County found alive in Oklahoma
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Missing teen from Rutherford County found alive in Oklahoma

The FBI on Wednesday became involved in the search for the 13-year-old Rutherford County girl, who was last seen Monday getting into a vehicle with an unidentified person near Harris Henrietta Road in Mooesbo...More..

Qualcomm launches $100M investment fund to push AI development
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Qualcomm launches $100M investment fund to push AI development

When you're talking to Alexa, nothing is processed on your device, it gets taken to the cloud and gets scrunched there. For now, Qualcomm has said that Qualcomm Venture Funds had made its first investme...More..

Google Assistant gets visual lyrics and more in big holiday update
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Google Assistant gets visual lyrics and more in big holiday update

As noted in a company blog post today, the move comes on the heels of Amazon introducing a similar feature for Alexa earlier this year: "To help encourage and reinforce polite behavior, we've added a new feat...More..

Anthem Alpha test to begin next week
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Anthem Alpha test to begin next week

Then you also choose the best timings for you from the available play test sessions. That's next weekend, in case you hadn't guessed by now, though EA stresses that not everyone who signs up for the playtest wi...More..

Android Auto update delivers new messaging and media features
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Android Auto update delivers new messaging and media features

The update includes a new message preview feature, an updated media user interface, voice search tweaks, and group messaging. Specifically, Google says that Android Auto can now be configured to show messag...More..

How the New York Public Library Engages Readers With Instagram Stories
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

How the New York Public Library Engages Readers With Instagram Stories

Dubbed as "Close Friends", this feature will help Instagram users to share their Stories to a limited group of friends and not all followers. "From there is the ability to narrow the audience". Better yet, pe...More..

DimensionalMechanics, Inc. Launches NeoPulse Framework on Amazon SageMaker
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

DimensionalMechanics, Inc. Launches NeoPulse Framework on Amazon SageMaker

Developers who use Amazon Sagemaker may want to dip their toes into reinforcement learning, because they'll get to test their theories out on a 1/18th scale fully autonomous racecar. "Until now, developers int...More..

Google workers want plug pulled on plan for China search
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Google workers want plug pulled on plan for China search

In August, thousands of Google employees signed a letter, saying that the a censored version of its search engine raised "urgent moral and ethical issues". After reports about Dragonfly became public, backlash ...More..

GCSB declines Spark's proposal to use Huawei 5G equipment
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

GCSB declines Spark's proposal to use Huawei 5G equipment

Spark Telecom, formerly New Zealand Telecom, said in a statement to the stock exchange on Wednesday that New Zealand's Government Security Bureau had made the decision to block Huawei from participating in ...More..

AWS launches 'Ground Station-as-a-service' for satellite industry
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

AWS launches 'Ground Station-as-a-service' for satellite industry

Using AWS Ground Station , the customers can save up to 80 per cent by paying for antenna access time on demand, and can rely on AWS Ground Station's global footprint of ground stations to downlink data when a...More..

The FTC just put gaming loot boxes in its sights
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

The FTC just put gaming loot boxes in its sights

A YouTube video shows Sen. A number of news headlines are out today saying the FTC will "investigate" loot boxes, but we should note the agency doesn't appear to have given a full indication as of yet regardi...More..

Honda Reveals All American Passport SUV
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Honda Reveals All American Passport SUV

Sport and Elite trims will receive the gloss black wheels you see in these pictures, while EX-L and Touring get silver wheels. "We saw an opportunity to deliver something ... From a marketing perspective, at le...More..

Nintendo Creators Program Ending As Company Reverses Course
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Nintendo Creators Program Ending As Company Reverses Course

The Nintendo Creators Program is a revenue-sharing program in which YouTube channels can apply to have their videos or channels approved by Nintendo, and receive a portion of the revenue, with Nintendo receiv...More..

[Updated] Introducing NylonGate, Fallout 76's Collector's Edition Bag Debacle
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

[Updated] Introducing NylonGate, Fallout 76's Collector's Edition Bag Debacle

Video game Collector's Editions capitalise on fan enthusiasm to sell overpriced trinkets and tat, but even the credulous should get the tat they paid for. As far as we know, the backlash kicked off after an Im...More..

Microsoft HoloLens gets US$480M contract for special combat variant
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Microsoft HoloLens gets US$480M contract for special combat variant

The US Army, and Israeli military , have already used the Microsoft HoloLens hardware in training but this large contract has now been announced as it foresees usage in live combat situations. "Given our siz...More..

New Zealand bans Huawei 5G equipment due to 'national security' fears
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

New Zealand bans Huawei 5G equipment due to 'national security' fears

GCSB director-general Andrew Hampton effectively confirmed a statement by Spark on Wednesday that it had declined a proposal by Spark to use Huawei equipment in a 5G mobile network that Spark aims to have in op...More..

The Huawei Mate 20 Pro is likely going to India next week
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

The Huawei Mate 20 Pro is likely going to India next week

It comes in Black and Red ( for China only) colors and is priced US$ 1959 for the 8GB RAM with 256GB storage version and the 512GB version has a price tag of US$ 2422. It will house a massive 4200mAh batte...More..

Fortnite adds in-game gifting option for limited time
by | Thursday, November 29, 2018

Fortnite adds in-game gifting option for limited time

Epic Game's popular battle royale game Fortnite has crossed the 200 million registered players mark, according to Bloomberg . Look for item gifting as part of Fortnite's latest patch, which is live now. Ad...More..

Best Cyber Monday 2018 iPhone deals
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Best Cyber Monday 2018 iPhone deals

Depending on the version, the Apple Watch is a smart watch that tracks health and fitness, gets text alerts from a paired iPhone, has Global Positioning System and even a built-in electrocardiogram. The massi...More..

Porsche 911 revealed - new tech, 450 PS flat-six
by | Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Porsche 911 revealed - new tech, 450 PS flat-six

The all-new Porsche 911 remains painstakingly faithful to its design heritage while modernising in all the right places, particularly inside where it gets a digital makeover of note. The front is now 1.77-inc...More..