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Tech Here's what you'll pay in South Africa for Apple's new iPhone models
Author: 0 Here's what you'll pay in South Africa for Apple's new iPhone models

The information comes from Digitimes , a sometimes-accurate source of information on the supply side of consumer electronics. When you get that shiny new phone in the mail (or after waiting in the world's worst line at the Apple store), you won't be able to restore your info from an older iPhone running the beta version of iOS 12.1, since that technically isn't an option for the new devices, Reddit user Matuteg notes .

Tech China's E-tail Giant Alibaba's Cloud Services to Help Kenya Protect Wildlife
Author: 0 China's E-tail Giant Alibaba's Cloud Services to Help Kenya Protect Wildlife

Hangzhou: China's e-tailer giant Alibaba group is developing quantum chips (processors) to power a range of industries , including e-commerce, logistics, finance, materials and pharmaceuticals, a senior official said on Wednesday. "This commitment is based on friendly China-US cooperation and the rational and objective premise of bilateral trade", Ma told Xinhua . "We should work more in Africa, SEA (South East Asia), Europe", he said.

Tech Nokia 5.1 Plus launching in India on September 24th as Flipkart
Author: 0 Nokia 5.1 Plus launching in India on September 24th as Flipkart

HMD Global announced the launch of its Nokia 5.1 Plus in India last month. India pricing of the Nokia 5.1 Plus will be revealed at 2pm IST on September 24 on the e-tailer's website. Under the hood, it has a MediaTek Helio P60 processor with a Mali-G72 MP3 GPU and 3GB RAM. Reports also suggest that the Nokia 7.1 Plus could come with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC, and 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.

Tech New iPad Confirmed for Fall Launch with Big Face ID Change
Author: 0 New iPad Confirmed for Fall Launch with Big Face ID Change

Apple released the first ever developer beta of iOS 12.1 this week and it was only a matter of time the public beta would see the light of day. Nonetheless, now it looks like Group FaceTime video calling will be released to the public as a part of iOS 12.1.

Tech Ubisoft announce Assassin's Creed Challenge in Sydney on October 5th and 6th
Author: 0 Ubisoft announce Assassin's Creed Challenge in Sydney on October 5th and 6th

Requiring only 120sq.ft to operate in, the VR Maze has a wide appeal for FECs and amusement parks as the digital content can easily be switched by clicking one button, making it possible to switch between three different experiences: Ubisoft's Virtual Rabbids: The Big Maze, a amusing and family-friendly experience, Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed: The Temple of Anubis, and Minotaur, which all appeal to different demographic audiences.

Tech TGS 2018: Dante Looks Badass in Latest Devil May Cry 5 Trailer
Author: 0 TGS 2018: Dante Looks Badass in Latest Devil May Cry 5 Trailer

Firstly, we get a better look at what Dante brings to the table, including his gorgeous red motorcycle that he can ride into battle. More is set to be revealed about V "in the coming months", but until then, you can check out the new Devil May Cry 5 trailer below for some action-packed Dante gameplay.

Tech Dead Rising Studio Capcom Vancouver Shuts Down
Author: 0 Dead Rising Studio Capcom Vancouver Shuts Down

This was done with the aim to review the allocation of development resources to support the creation of "world-class content". In February Capcom announced it had canceled at least two projects at the studios: an unannounced action-adventure title, and the next Dead Rising title.

Tech This is the Huawei Mate 20 video you've been waiting for
Author: 0 This is the Huawei Mate 20 video you've been waiting for

The headphones support Hi-Res Audio Protocol for bitrates up to 560 Kbps and manage three hours of battery life, though the case should provide up to 20 hours of charge alone. Basically, if you want a new wireless charging thing right now, you're going to need to go somewhere other than Apple - and Huawei wants to be that somewhere.

Tech A Modest Review of The Modest Nintendo Switch Online
Author: 0 A Modest Review of The Modest Nintendo Switch Online

Only months later, the release date was shuffled back to 2018 as Nintendo Of America boss Reggie Fils-Amie claimed the company needed more time to work on its online offering. You can then login with other consoles which can also download the digital games linked to that account but they must have a stable internet connection.

Tech Apple's new iPhones a slight notch above the X: Reviewers
Author: 0 Apple's new iPhones a slight notch above the X: Reviewers

Unlike most Android handset makers, Apple doesn't disclose precise details about the iPhone's battery or RAM. The company's 2018 lineup , specifically the iPhone XS and XS Max , delivers on that promise: They're the smartest, fastest, best iPhones we've seen to date.

Tech OnePlus 6T: First 'official' picture hinted cautious innovations
Author: 0 OnePlus 6T: First 'official' picture hinted cautious innovations

The company has also roped in Bollywood celebrity Amitabh Bachchan as the brand ambassador and in the short promotional video, we got a glimpse of the new phone's back panel. Despite costing nearly half as much as some of its premium rivals the OnePlus 6 packs a glorious 6.3-inch screen, dual-lens camera and fast charging battery.

Tech Samsung's Galaxy A7 sports company's first triple camera
Author: 0 Samsung's Galaxy A7 sports company's first triple camera

The device comes with a 24MP main sensor with f/1.7 aperture, 8MP secondary sensor with 120 degree ultra wide lens and a 5MP third sensor which is capable of capturing depth during portrait shots. See how Samsung's latest smartphone, the Galaxy Note 9 , compares to its stablemate, the Galaxy S9+, and two other premium Android devices, the OnePlus 6 and Huawei P20 Pro , spec by spec.

Tech Red Dead Online could make Rockstar's western a GTA V-size juggernaut
Author: 0 Red Dead Online could make Rockstar's western a GTA V-size juggernaut

But in a moment of expectations-setting, the announcement also warns that players who hop on immediately are likely to experience some growing pains. It'll use Red Dead Redemption 2 as the base and players will get to explore solo or with buddies. Needless to say, this isn't an entirely unexpected move, considering that a robust online experience can keep a game alive well past its prime .

Tech First Pixel 3 Press Renders Looks Official
Author: 0 First Pixel 3 Press Renders Looks Official

There is still the pronounced notch on the Pixel 3 XL's 6.2-inch display and the smaller 5.4-inch display on the Pixel 3 still looks a lot more appealing sans-notch. The colors are just the latest in a string of leaks about the Pixel 3. The Pixel 3 XL is seen to have a deep notch, which some users would consider ugly given the lack of symmetry in design.

Tech Robots will handle 52% of current work tasks by 2025: WEF study
Author: 0 Robots will handle 52% of current work tasks by 2025: WEF study

Still, the conventional wisdom among many business executives is that AI will also create new jobs. The report, released on September 17, forecasts that by 2025, half of all "work tasks" will be done by machines . The report said almost half of all companies expect their full-time workforces to shrink by 2022, while almost two in five expect to extend their workforce generally, and over one-quarter expect automation to create new roles in their enterprises.

Tech OnePlus is making a TV that can watch you back
Author: 0 OnePlus is making a TV that can watch you back

It was via the OnePlus forums that Pete Lau , OnePlus CEO, announced the intention to get into televisions, widening into a different product category. 'Something that seems as simple as displaying the photos from your mobile phone to a television is still hard to achieve. In this business, OnePlus might find it much harder to stand out.

Tech Ferrari says most of its cars will be hybrid by 2022
Author: 0 Ferrari says most of its cars will be hybrid by 2022

Ferrari just pulled the wraps off the limited-edition Monza SP1 and SP2 , and successfully reminded the world that it still knows how to make a jaw-dropping vehicle. The platform will support all-wheel drive, and Ferrari is moving towards powering its cars with electric power too and so hybrids are definitely on the cards.

Tech Google Maps iOS 12 CarPlay App Released
Author: 0 Google Maps iOS 12 CarPlay App Released

Google Maps is a hugely-popular application that can be used for navigation in addition to finding landmarks, restaurants and businesses. For example, you can't use Siri to control the navigation whilst you are driving and this could be an issue in countries such as the United Kingdom, where you are now legally unable to touch your phone whilst driving.

Tech Google Smart Display ‘Home Hub’ render and pricing surfaces
Author: 0 Google Smart Display ‘Home Hub’ render and pricing surfaces

And given that it's a Google Home device at heart, you'll have direct access to Google's growing smart home ecosystem and full access to the Google Assistant . Yet, the Home Mini and Echo Dot can do nearly everything the Homepod can do (and more if you have an Android smartphone). Voice commands will be supported, as expected.

Tech Sony Reveals The PlayStation Classic, Coming December
Author: 0 Sony Reveals The PlayStation Classic, Coming December

After the success of Nintendo's mini retro consoles, we have seen others attempt to follow in its footsteps. The Classic is a miniaturised version of the original PlayStation - 45 percent smaller on the sides to be exact, according to Sony .

Tech YouTube launches new gaming section and scraps YouTube Gaming app
Author: 0 YouTube launches new gaming section and scraps YouTube Gaming app

Instead, the feature set from YouTube Gaming will now be accessible through a new portal within the main YouTube website. At the same time, the company announced plans to discontinue its standalone YouTube Gaming app after three years. You can watch all the same content, and if you get bored with the fifty millionth Fortnite video, you can click over to your recommended daily dose of cute kitten videos from the same location and refresh yourself.

Tech IPhone XS, XS Max and XR battery capacity size revealed
Author: 0 IPhone XS, XS Max and XR battery capacity size revealed

Considering the variables as they pertain to Apple's iPhone XS , Kuo notes that demand for the 5.8-inch iPhone X-successor appears to be "lower than anticipated", citing how most variants of the entry-level flagship will deliver on launch day - with current iPhone XS pre-order estimates showing a 1-2 week delivery.

Tech New iPhones are bigger in size and price tag
Author: 0 New iPhones are bigger in size and price tag

Apple iPhone XS Max review blog: Over the next few days, we will try and answer all your questions on the new Apple iPhone XS Max , thus reviewing the top features of the phone. This mid-range yet game-changing model however didn't factor into Kuo's launch weekend estimates, as it won't be available to order until sometime in October, Apple quoted.

Tech Twitter Is Switching Back to Chronological Timeline
Author: 0 Twitter Is Switching Back to Chronological Timeline

You'll see us test this in the coming weeks. The company's decision in 2016 to alter how tweets were presented on users' home pages came in for much criticism from those who wanted to see tweets in real-time. But first, some context: Twitter helps you see what's happening by showing the best Tweets for you based on your interactions.We've learned that when showing the best Tweets first, people find Twitter more relevant and useful.

Tech Apple's AirPower Might Be 'Doomed'
Author: 0 Apple's AirPower Might Be 'Doomed'

However, there has been no mention of the AirPower whatsoever. Apple executives took the stage to debut a new Apple Watch and three new iPhones that all carry iPhone X branding, just as the rumors we heard in the weeks leading up to the event suggested they would.

Tech Splatoon 2 offering exclusive in-game gear for Nintendo Online subs
Author: 0 Splatoon 2 offering exclusive in-game gear for Nintendo Online subs

Nintendo's official FAQ states however that "Some games, such as Fortnite , can be played online without a Nintendo Switch membership". You may also be able to partially cover your subscription using whatever points you have. Nintendo Entertainment System Controllers can be charged by attaching to the Nintendo Switch system. The number of points received is one percent of the price of the game in the eShop.

Tech A-Fortress Coming To Fortnite Battle Royale
Author: 0 A-Fortress Coming To Fortnite Battle Royale

When a Port-a-Fort consumable is used, it creates a structure made of metal that is three tiles high complete with ramps at the top and tires at the bottom. It also states that players "Toss down the Port-a-Fortress and take defense to new heights", obviously indicating that the Port-A-Fortress will be much beefier and altitudinous than the Port-A-Fort.

Tech Apple iOS 12 rolls out tonight
Author: 0 Apple iOS 12 rolls out tonight

The fact that they don't have more problems is quite remarkable. Finally, iPod Touch 6th generation is also compatible with the latest version of iOS 12. Those who were running the public beta would have already got the golden master of the iOS 12. While iOS 11 is available to a lot of the iPhones and iPads out there, not every previous Apple device is capable of receiving the upgrade.

Tech Samsung Galaxy Note 9 catches fire
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 9 catches fire

This was followed by thick smoke coming out of her handbag. Chung emptied the purse, but a fire had started. She said the phone was still burning until a good samaritan picked it up and dropped it into a bucket of water. Samsung gained a notorious reputation for spontaneously combusting devices two years ago, the Galaxy Note 7 having to be recalled due to a defect that made the devices run at temperatures just a touch higher than ideal.

Tech OnePlus TV is coming soon, CEO Pete Lau to head new division
Author: 0 OnePlus TV is coming soon, CEO Pete Lau to head new division

The OnePlus TV will also have an AI assistant. OnePlus didn't specify whether the TV would run on an an existing platform like Android TV or something new altogether, but the company is talking with major players in the industry to support current smart home systems.

Tech Apple 2018 Event Recap: iPhone Xs, Xs Max, Xr, Apple Watch
Author: 0 Apple 2018 Event Recap: iPhone Xs, Xs Max, Xr, Apple Watch

The "S" generation of iPhones usually means incremental upgrades in terms of specifications and the new devices are no exception. Now, a similar amount will have to pay for the repairs iPhone XS. What's new is that Apple filled out the "forehead" and "chin" area with screen, giving you the whopping 6.5 inches. Apple officially killed off the Touch ID fingerprint reader.

Tech Game Freak’s New IP Town Coming to Nintendo Switch in 2019
Author: 0 Game Freak’s New IP Town Coming to Nintendo Switch in 2019

GameFreak, the creators of the Pokémon video game series, has announced a brand new RPG IP with the working title, Town . Adam Bankhurst is a news writer for IGN who has all the faith in the world in Game Freak and is excited to vacation in this troubled village next year.