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Tech Fortnite update adds heavy sniper rifle, Soaring 50s mode
Author: 0 Fortnite update adds heavy sniper rifle, Soaring 50s mode

In terms of updates to Save the World , Thora the new constructor mechanist has been added as a new playable hero. Impulse Grenades, Bounce Pads, and Launch Pad have also had their spawn rates increases, so expect to see people flying all over the place.

Tech Tencent reports profit decline on lower gaming revenue, investment gains
Author: 0 Tencent reports profit decline on lower gaming revenue, investment gains

Other Chinese game developers also lost ground on Wednesday after reports of the approval freeze emerged. Tencent's second-quarter results, due to be published after trading closes Wednesday, will be closely scrutinized for any regulatory impact on the company's finances and any commentary on its future direction.

Tech Mohamed Salah referred to police for using phone while driving
Author: 0 Mohamed Salah referred to police for using phone while driving

In the footage the Egyptian - wearing a red top - appears to use his mobile phone as he gazes down at the screen. The incident allegedly took place following Liverpool's comfortable 4-0 win over West Ham in their English Premier League opener, where the Egypt worldwide broke the deadlock for his side.

Tech Honda Civic Sedan, Coupe Feature Refreshed Styling, New Sport Trim
Author: 0 Honda Civic Sedan, Coupe Feature Refreshed Styling, New Sport Trim

For 2019, Honda's given the Civic Sedan and Coupe a bit more visual and sporty flair, and some very important safety technology to keep this all-star selling strongly. The Sport trim features a high-revving 2.0-liter 16-valve DOHC VTEC® engine mated to either a smooth and efficient CVT with G-Shift Control or a slick-shifting 6-speed manual.

Tech Like it or not, Google tracks your movements
Author: 0 Like it or not, Google tracks your movements

Researchers at Princeton University in the USA this week confirmed on both Android handhelds and iPhones that even if you go into your smartphone's settings and turn off " location history ", Google continues to snoop on your whereabouts and save it to your personal profile.

Tech APK now available: Wait for Fortnite ends on Android unofficially
Author: 0 APK now available: Wait for Fortnite ends on Android unofficially

Samsung gained exclusive rights to the Android version of Fortnite for its phones and tablets for three days, with the game having released last week during the Galaxy Note 9 launch event . While the App Store allows users to only download an app, Android users have the option of downloading APKs (Android Package Kits) and other external files from anywhere on the internet.

Tech Red Dead Redemption 2 Gambling as a Vital Survival Option
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The gaming news site says that horses are a "major component" in Red Dead Redemption 2 . " Red Dead Redemption II is an epic tale of life in America at the dawn of the modern age". Some of these interaction highlighted in the trailer include greet, antagonize, defuse, stop witness, threaten, dismiss, beat, and rob. The horses now have a social system similar to humans, requiring players to treat their horse well to develop a bond.

Tech Doom Eternal Gameplay Showcased During QuakeCon 2018
Author: 0 Doom Eternal Gameplay Showcased During QuakeCon 2018

It's actually my new favorite FPS game after the original 1993 Doom . We were first introduced to the game back at E3 2018, but what was announced then amounted to nothing more than a teaser. Glory kills have also made a comeback, offering some new and exciting ways to dismember and destroy weakened enemies. This mode will allow everyone to invade someone else's single player campaign and be as much destructive as you can be by being a Demon which will give Doom slayer a real taste of hell.

Tech Fallout 76 uses strict bounty system to discourage killing innocent players
Author: 0 Fallout 76 uses strict bounty system to discourage killing innocent players

Howard also made it known that they are "turning assholes into interesting content". They vary wildly too, such as Quack Surgeon, which allows a player to revive other players with alcohol. What's more, they will have a bounty on their head for everyone to see while the fugitive will no longer see players on the minimap. Fallout 76 will also be bringing the game's famous SPECIAL stat system but with a twist.

Tech 8-core Intel 9th generation processors launching on October 1
Author: 0 8-core Intel 9th generation processors launching on October 1

These are the Intel Core i9-9900K (8 core / 16 thread), Intel Core i7-9700K (8 core / 8 thread), and Intel Core i5-9600K (8 core / 8 thread). The Core i7 9700K is an eight-core and eight-thread processor (that's right no Hyper threading) with a boost up to 4.9 GHz on one single-core.

Tech Google's Next Steps For A Censored Search Engine In China 08/09/2018
Author: 0 Google's Next Steps For A Censored Search Engine In China 08/09/2018

The report further reiterates Google's refusal to go along with "Chinese government censorship requirements on ethical grounds, and essentially abandoned the market". But the Google app would comply with the country's censorship laws and limit users to Web content approved by the regime, according to the report. News of a potential return have been met with resistance from employees and criticism from human rights advocates and lawmakers.

Tech Galaxy Note 9 wallpapers are all right here
Author: 0 Galaxy Note 9 wallpapers are all right here

And, in fact, while the entry-level price of the Note 9 is £30 more expensive than the £869 price of the Note 8, the base-level storage has been boosted from 64GB to 128GB. But the highlights will be a bigger battery, a faster processor and improved cellular speeds. Samsung wisely integrated its SmartThings hub into the Galaxy Home.

Tech Fortnite is out now on Android exclusively on Samsung
Author: 0 Fortnite is out now on Android exclusively on Samsung

Google does, however, have a beta version of the feature available for anyone who owns a Pixel or Pixel 2 device and is willing to sign up, and thanks to the folks over at XDA-Developers, there is also a way to ignore all that and get it running on other Android 9 Pie devices, too.

Tech Nintendo Switch Online launching in the second half of September
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch Online launching in the second half of September

The wait was long for Nintendo Switch Online but its nearly here after numerous delays. One such detail is Switch Online's release date, as thus far, Nintendo has only said that the service will launch in September. Every classic NES game will support voice chat via the Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app*. Save Data Cloud Backup: By using Nintendo Switch Online, a backup of Nintendo Switch save data for most Nintendo Switch games will be stored online for easy access.

Author: 0 Doom Eternal will have singleplayer DLC

DOOM Eternal's armor modifications and improvements were shown off on stage. It all looked just as over-the-top and gory (without being too gross) as you'd expect and towards the end of the footage you can see Doomguy descend into a more organic-looking hellscape.

Tech Samsung Galaxy Watch review (early verdict): the Gear S3 successor has arrived
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Watch review (early verdict): the Gear S3 successor has arrived

Although Samsung's Note phones are large, niche products intended for power users , they offer a preview of what's to come in the mass-market Galaxy S line. That's not quite as friendly to petite wrists as the 38mm Apple Watch , but the Galaxy Watch's round face could make it look more like an oversized timepiece and less like a smartphone on your wrist.

Tech Magic Leap Augmented Reality Glasses Now Available For $2,295
Author: 0 Magic Leap Augmented Reality Glasses Now Available For $2,295

The Times broke new ground with the launch of NYT VR in November 2015 and the publication of the VR documentary "The Displaced" (about three children displaced by war), including the distribution of more than one million Google Cardboard headsets to Times subscribers.

Tech Facebook recently started asking banks for your financial data
Author: 0 Facebook recently started asking banks for your financial data

Messenger's AR video games are much like Snapchat's Snappables. Facebook has been building in more and more entertainment options into Messenger recently, they brought live streaming and games to the chat app in December previous year and this move adds a new layer to the mix.

Tech Red Dead Redemption 2 - Gameplay Video
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It's possible then that this could be a feature-length look at the gameplay and world of Red Dead Redemption 2, as opposed to some sort of sizzle reel. Accompanied by fellow outlaws John Marston, Bill Williamson, Sadie Adler, Havier Escuella, and a dozen more - you must handle the morals of the life you're living.

Tech Sony Celebrates Huge Sales Milestone with Limited Edition PS4 Pro
Author: 0 Sony Celebrates Huge Sales Milestone with Limited Edition PS4 Pro

It's a new translucent dark blue version of the console that will be limited to 50,000 units worldwide. 500 million PlayStation consoles sold since the system launched in 2013 is an awesome feat. Launch Date of the original PlayStation - September 9th, 1995), 01115 (U.S. launch date of PS4 - November 15, 2013) and 01013 (U.S. launch date of PS VR - October 13, 2016).

Tech Alexa Learned How to Shop at Whole Foods
Author: 0 Alexa Learned How to Shop at Whole Foods

To use the helper, just download SEAT Media Control with Amazon Alexa from the Android PlayStore, connect it to the auto, and voice service is ready for use. That includes Alexa, the digital assistant found in a range of Echo smart speakers . One of the Information's sources said they believe it is simply a matter of finding out how they could encourage people to continue buying via Alexa through data analysis, after which point they could grow the market quickly.

Tech Blockchain-based Mobile Voting App Rolled Out in US State
Author: 0 Blockchain-based Mobile Voting App Rolled Out in US State

While both the Boston-based development company behind the app and West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner insist the app is secure, others have voiced their worries. Michael L. Queen, Warner's deputy chief of staff, told CNN that the final decision on using the app in November will be left to each county. The percentage might be different as of March this year, but given the small number of West Virginians serving overseas, the new voting system will hardly benefit a large number of ...

Tech Mobile Introduces New
Author: 0 Mobile Introduces New "Essentials" Plan, Starting at $60

The Essentials plan will cost $30 per line for a family of four - $10 less than T-Mobile One. T-Mobile Essentials is a new plan that aims to offer just the basics of a smartphone plan. Netflix is included with both plans. "The Un-carrier wants to make it easy", CEO John Legere said in a press release . Now you have to decide if you want all the extra stuff and whether you want to pay for it or not.

Tech Xiaomi Mi A2 Price in India Leaked ahead of Today’s Launch
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The new Xiaomi device is the successor of Mi A1 which was the company's first Android One device. It is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The phone also fares well as a useful camera device with the rear setup comprising of 12MP Sony IMX486 with f/1.75 aperture and 1.25-micron pixels, and a secondary 20MP Sony IMX376 sensor with f/1.75 aperture and a 2-micron 4-in-1 Super Pixel size.

Tech PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has launched its 'FIX PUBG' campaign to quell bugs
Author: 0 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has launched its 'FIX PUBG' campaign to quell bugs

PUBG Corp took to the Steam community forums to announce the new " Fix PUBG " campaign that is dedicated entirely to improving the actual performance of PUBG . Its introduction in the first place likely stemmed from PUBG Corp.'s wish to lower the entry barrier for newcomers to the game but the pro gamers seem to have won this round.

Tech Blizzard has multiple Diablo projects in the pipeline
Author: 0 Blizzard has multiple Diablo projects in the pipeline

At the time, a reimagining of the second game seemed unlikely, as did a full-on Diablo 4 . Today's video also offers some detail on Diablo 3's new season structure, which recently kicked off with the Season of Greed - that themed season path is set to continue in the future.

Tech Fallout 76 won't launch on Steam
Author: 0 Fallout 76 won't launch on Steam

According to the FAQ the beta will be the full game, there will be no NDA so you can stream and tweet what you like, and any progress you make will be carried over when the title launches. Find out more about the game in our handy 101 video below. After a couple of teases and some inside information, we just got our first real look at Fallout 76 , an upcoming survival RPG from Bethesda.

Tech Samsung starts producing high-capacity 4-bit SSD
Author: 0 Samsung starts producing high-capacity 4-bit SSD

A new round of NAND flash production at Samsung could finally make SSDs in the multi-terabyte range affordable and mainstream. Samsung's foray into SSDs started in 2006 with its 1-bit single-level cell SSD which have 32GB capacity. The company plans to launch these 4-bit SSDs in 2.5-inch form factor in 1TB, 2TB, and 4TB capacities this year. The hope is that this jump to QLC will bring prices down thanks to more efficient production, thereby making terabyte-sized SSDs accessible to ...

Tech Google Pixel 3 XL fully revealed in hands-on pics and video
Author: 0 Google Pixel 3 XL fully revealed in hands-on pics and video

The leaked device was remotely erased, so we didn't really get to see much of the software, or how Android Pie looks on this thing. According to screenshots, this is the Google Pixel 3 XL , and it runs an Adreno 630 GPU in a Qualcomm Snapdragon system-on-chip.

Tech Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Squad Strike, Smashdown and other modes
Author: 0 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Squad Strike, Smashdown and other modes

Ultimate . The game will feature 103+ stages , with Pokemon Stadium, Garden of Hope, Brinstar Depths, the Summit (Ice Climbers), Unova Pokemon League, Magicant, Gamer (Game and Wario), and Final Destination all returning. Ultimate all launching within three months of one another. Here, players can pick from a 5-on-5 or 3-on-3 elimination battle. While it can be played between just two people with each option, Squad Strike could be the ultimate crew battle option for big Smash Bros .

Tech Hiroshima marks 73rd anniversary of atomic bombing in WWII
Author: 0 Hiroshima marks 73rd anniversary of atomic bombing in WWII

For example, the Imperial Japanese Army's notorious Unit 731, which was based in the Pingfang district of Harbin, the largest city then in northeast China, was set up around 1936 and conducted vivisection experiments on live human beings to test germ-releasing bombs and chemical bombs, among other criminal atrocities.