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Tech The N64 Classic Not Releasing Anytime Soon
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Fils-Aime explained a bit more about how the whole "Classic" series came about in the first place in an interview with Kotaku . More clearly: The NES and Super NES Classic Edition consoles were created to keep money coming in while Nintendo transitioned from the Wii U (which bombed) to the Switch (which is a resounding success).

Tech PlayStation 4 Black Friday Deals Already Live at GameStop and Walmart
Author: 0 PlayStation 4 Black Friday Deals Already Live at GameStop and Walmart

European customers can get 29% off a year's subscription to PlayStation Now during Black Friday , which means in the United Kingdom you will be paying £59.99 instead of £84.99. Microsoft might have sold a good number of Xbox Ones and its One X might be slightly more powerful than the PS4 Pro, but Sony has sold way more systems and way more games in total.

Tech Blackberry acquires AI cybersecurity firm Cylance in 'biggest ever' acquisition
Author: 0 Blackberry acquires AI cybersecurity firm Cylance in 'biggest ever' acquisition

The Ontario-based company called Cylance a pioneer in applying artificial intelligence, algorithmic science and machine learning to cybersecurity software. BlackBerry Spark is a next-generation secure chip-to-edge communications platform for the EoT that will create and leverage trusted connections between any endpoint.

Tech Verizon Now Lets You Have 5 Numbers on One Phone
Author: 0 Verizon Now Lets You Have 5 Numbers on One Phone

As Verizon explains it, this means you can have your business line, a personal number , a separate number for a dedicated voicemail box, and even one to handle text messages. Once it's downloaded, log into your Verizon account, select the number that you want, and it'll automatically be added to your account. Using the app, you can customize the ringtones for each number , so you'll know which line is ringing or receiving texts.

Tech SpaceX Gets Nod To Launch 12,000 Broadband Satellites
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The company's Starlink program is created to use satellites at a much lower orbit in order to improve internet connectivity on the ground, even in rural and remote places with little to no internet access. Within five years of their launch into orbit, NASA estimated that nearly all of the Starlink satellites will need to be taken out of commission or they risk dramatically increasing in-space collisions.

Tech Guide: Best Black Friday 2018 PS4 Controller Deals
Author: 0 Guide: Best Black Friday 2018 PS4 Controller Deals

Congrats, Sony! You certainly deserve all the success! And it's been a great one. Five years on, the PlayStation 4 dominates the video game industry, with over 86 million consoles sold. Many PlayStation-exclusive games are included too, such as Bloodborne, The Last of Us, Uncharted, and God of War . Amazon has kicked off a price match storm between themselves and Walmart, where a lightning round 24 hours deal of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 cuts 33% off the newly released battle royale ...

Tech Netflix Might Be Doing A Super-Cheap Smartphones-Only Subscription
Author: 0 Netflix Might Be Doing A Super-Cheap Smartphones-Only Subscription

Netflix is testing cheaper subscription options in some overseas markets. This seems to be what all the rumours regarding a cheaper subscription for India may have been about. Offering a mobile-only subscription could be a boon for Netflix . Netflix has made a decision to test its first mobile-only package in Malaysia and a "few" other countries for a reduced price of just US$4 per month, seemingly with a view to rolling out the initiative to other developing markets in Asia - if the ...

Tech Sony patent teases Playstation controller with a touchscreen
Author: 0 Sony patent teases Playstation controller with a touchscreen

While we are still days away from the actual Black Friday , a lot of retailers and platforms have already started offering these special deals. The discounts will be good from November 18-26 in the US, or November 22-30 in Canada. Now you can customize the look of your gaming set-up with a wide variety of colors, ranging from the new Blue Camouflage color to Magma Red, Midnight Blue, Gold and Crystal for a great price.

Tech Google Internet Traffic Routed Through China, Russia, Nigeria During Brief Outage 11/14/2018
Author: 0 Google Internet Traffic Routed Through China, Russia, Nigeria During Brief Outage 11/14/2018

The outage of Google services still would have affected G Suite customers worldwide, security research firm Thousand Eyes stated: "This incident at a minimum caused a massive denial of service to G Suite and Google Search". Experts say it is fixable but that would require investments in encrypted routers that the industry has resisted. The outage put "valuable Google traffic in the hands of ISPs in countries with a long history of Internet surveillance", wrote Ameet Naik, a technical ...

Author: 0 Harry Potter: Wizards Unite out next year

The game will allow players to fully immerse themselves in the wizarding world in an AR experience much like Pokémon Go , making it unlike any other Harry Potter experience out there - and there are a lot. Gamers will be involved with the Statute of Secrecy Task Force and deal with the traces of magic that have started appearing in the Muggle world. In the first teaser for the game, we see a wizard tossing up a poster asking for help, because the Wizarding World is at risk of exposure.

Tech Netflix update adds support for 2018 iPad Pro lineup
Author: 0 Netflix update adds support for 2018 iPad Pro lineup

If you're not interested in ever opening the new iPad Pro , the teardown is worth checking out just to see how tightly packed Apple's new tablet is. For the WiFi+Cellular variant, the 64GB base variant of the iPad Pro with 11-inch display will start at Rs 85,900.

Tech Japanese Conglomerate SoftBank Seeks $21 Billion IPO For Mobile Business
Author: 0 Japanese Conglomerate SoftBank Seeks $21 Billion IPO For Mobile Business

Japanese households are commonly seen as an attractive target in IPOs with their 1,829 trillion yen in financial assets, even if they are traditionally risk-averse with over 50 percent of assets in cash and deposits. Docomo earlier this month said it plans to "return" 400 billion yen to customers, while KDDI said it won't follow along because it already introduced lower rates.

Tech The Pixel's Night Sight camera mode performs imaging miracles
Author: 0 The Pixel's Night Sight camera mode performs imaging miracles

Additionally, the camera app will proactively suggest users take advantage of Night Sight when it detects there's little in light a scene. The multiple instances reported included a secondary notch bug on the larger Pixel 3 XL and overheating of the new devices while charging leading to unexpected shutdowns.

Tech Samsung releases premium mobile AP Exynos 9 Series
Author: 0 Samsung releases premium mobile AP Exynos 9 Series

First we heard of the gradient color scheme in leaks for the S10, then on the Galaxy A9, then today on a new launch. While we were hoping for behind the display camera and proximity sensors in 2019 it seems that we won't be seeing that in the Galaxy S10 series next year.

Tech Cloudflare launches mobile app for its DNS service
Author: 0 Cloudflare launches mobile app for its DNS service

Mobile device found it hard to switch to 1.1.1.1 before because changing DNS settings isn't as easy on mobile phones as it is on PCs. Greater privacy: By using a secure connection, 1.1.1.1 makes sure no one can snoop your DNS queries.

Tech New BMW M340i produces 368bhp, to debut at LA Motor Show
Author: 0 New BMW M340i produces 368bhp, to debut at LA Motor Show

The twin-scroll turbos are tuned along with steel exhaust manifold. Fuel supply is performed by means of High Precision Injection technology, the injectors of which now operate at an injection pressure increased to up to 350 bar. Short ratios for the lower gears improve acceleration and the Launch Control function can be used for accelerating with maximum dynamics from a standstill.

Tech OnePlus 6T Thunder Purple Variant to be Launched in India Soon
Author: 0 OnePlus 6T Thunder Purple Variant to be Launched in India Soon

The new phone hue will be coming to the United Kingdom on November 15th. Thunder Purple debuted in China last week, but at the time, it wasn't clear if the variant would be a regional launch or if it would be expanded elsewhere. To briefly recap, the OnePlus 6T sports a 6.41-inch full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) Optic AMOLED panel with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. Unlike the Midnight Black and Mirror Black editions, the Thunder Purple Edition comes with a gradient back that fades from black to ...

Tech Surface Go LTE edition with 128GB storage will cost $679
Author: 0 Surface Go LTE edition with 128GB storage will cost $679

In the U.S. your pre-order will be fulfilled from 20 November, when these LTE enabled devices start to ship. All the above prices are for the Surface tablet on its own, and many will want to bundle it in with the Type Cover (£99 / $130 [or $160 in Alcantra fabric]), and Surface Pen (£99 / $99).

Tech PlayStation Store Black Friday 2018 Includes Some Special Deals All Week
Author: 0 PlayStation Store Black Friday 2018 Includes Some Special Deals All Week

This bundle isn't to be confused with the special edition PlayStation 4 Pro that launched alongside Spider-Man back in September. Today, Sony announced its own sale on PlayStation, which will run from November 18 through the 26. Sony is also planning a big sale on a PlayStation Plus 12-month subscription, as well as big deals on a variety of popular PlayStation games via the PlayStation Store.

Tech Apple launches iPhone X touchscreen replacement program
Author: 0 Apple launches iPhone X touchscreen replacement program

When the iPhone X was released past year, it ushered in a new look and feel for Apple's handsets. In August, there were three separate Reddit threads where customers reported and discussed the problems they were experiencing with the display on their iPhone X including "ghost touches" and intermittent functionality.

Tech Fortnite tops 8 million concurrent players, more than all Steam games combined
Author: 0 Fortnite tops 8 million concurrent players, more than all Steam games combined

This is an increase from the 3.4 million global concurrent users reported in February, which means that the number has more than doubled in a span of seven months. We all know that Epic's Fortnite is unfathomably popular. Hearthstone recently celebrated having 100 million total players and that game has been declining in popularity as of late.

Tech Samsung W2019 price, specifications, features, comparison
Author: 0 Samsung W2019 price, specifications, features, comparison

The main camera comes paired with f/1.5 - f/2.4 intelligent variable aperture, while the secondary sensor packs f/2.4 aperture. This Samsung phone comes with a dual rear camera configuration consisting of 12MP+12MP cameras. The front camera is an 8-megapixel sensor with F2.0 aperture. Connectivity options include NFC, dual-SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac and Bluetooth v 4.2.

Tech Hitman 2 Gets its Gameplay Launch Trailer
Author: 0 Hitman 2 Gets its Gameplay Launch Trailer

Load your guns, sharpen your knives, and make sure you have enough poison to choke a rhino, because Hitman 2 is coming to PS4, Xbox One , and PC on November 13 . Players can also enter the HITMAN: Sniper Assassin Competition and put their marksman skills to the ultimate test for a chance to win the grand prize of getting their name and likeness included in future HITMAN 2 content.

Tech Nintendo fans think YouTube is coming to Switch
Author: 0 Nintendo fans think YouTube is coming to Switch

That would be indeed excellent news for all the Nintendo Switch fans worldwide to get direct access to the world's most popular streaming service. But that could all change with the launch of YouTube for the Switch, which is purportedly scheduled to launch as soon as this week.

Tech Overheating and Shutting Down causing to Google Pixel 3 while charging
Author: 0 Overheating and Shutting Down causing to Google Pixel 3 while charging

That did not deter the rumor mill though, which continued to suggest that Google is still working on an affordable range of Pixel phones. The smartphones will support Google's platform for mobile AR. Google Bonito was already in the news, while Google Sargo has appeared on the internet for the first time. As per the reports pouring in, Google is actually working on a mid-range smartphone featuring a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 chipset.

Tech Microsoft will host a special Inside Xbox episode for X018
Author: 0 Microsoft will host a special Inside Xbox episode for X018

In this mode, two teams of five hyper-agile Agents are transported to a combat arena where they'll battle for supremacy using an assortment of explosive weaponry, high-tech gadgets and superpowered skills. For a while there it was looking like it would never happen, but Crackdown 3 has not been cancelled or delayed again and is instead coming out on February 15 for Xbox One and PC.

Tech New BMW M8 Confirmed With Over 591HP V8 And AWD
Author: 0 New BMW M8 Confirmed With Over 591HP V8 And AWD

BMW has confirmed its upcoming M8 coupé will be powered by a "high-revving" V8 generating more than 440 kW when it hits the market "in the course of 2019". BMW now seems keen to offer a little more than what the "regular" M versions come with, continuously adding "Competition" models to its lineup with even more power and handling upgrades.

Tech The Fallout 76 beta is getting 30GB worth of patching
Author: 0 The Fallout 76 beta is getting 30GB worth of patching

According to modders, surprisingly little has changed under the hood since Fallout 4 , allowing basic changes to be made with the regular Fallout 4 mod toolkit. "The community has however called to attention several issues that our teams are already actively tracking and planning to roll out fixes for", the rest of their statement read.