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Tech A look at the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition [Gallery]
Author: 0 A look at the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition [Gallery]

That is, up until today. With that in mind we've created this article, highlighting all their similarities and differences, covering the design, power, price and more to get you up to speed on this speedy new flagship. The OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition meanwhile will be available in the United Kingdom and the USA from December 13, at a cost of $699/£649 (approximately AU$970, though it's unlikely to get an official release in Australia).

Tech Yes, the New Microsoft Edge Will Support Chrome Extensions
Author: 0 Yes, the New Microsoft Edge Will Support Chrome Extensions

It is confirmed that the extensions that'll work and already do work on the chrome web browser should work for Microsoft Edge with Chromium. But seeing as other Chrome-based browsers also offer the popular feature, there's really no reason for Microsoft to buck the trend.

Tech John Romero Celebrates Doom's 25th Anniversary With Nine New Levels
Author: 0 John Romero Celebrates Doom's 25th Anniversary With Nine New Levels

I also wish Romero wasn't so ego bruised to not mention the other major contributor to the original DOOM , and the only reason that game was even possible, John Carmack. "Thanks to the programming genius of John Carmack and the stylized level design of John Romero (and others), Id's games weren't just impressive, they were wonderful ..." The bigger Beast Box will include box art numbered and signed by Romero and Lovell, a 2-disc booklet case with behind-the-scenes features, a Lovell art ...

Tech Google Plus will shut down four months sooner than anticipated
Author: 0 Google Plus will shut down four months sooner than anticipated

Google announced it has found a second vulnerability in Google+. Last month, Google once again spotted a security issue, on that could potentially serve up the personal information of some 52.5 million users - including names, email address, occupation, gender, birthday, relationship status and age, whether they were set to public or not - to developers using the Google+ API.

Tech Google's upcoming Pixel 3 'Lite' XL will reportedly ditch the notch
Author: 0 Google's upcoming Pixel 3 'Lite' XL will reportedly ditch the notch

Both phones will sport 1080p displays. The phones will be made from a cheaper poly-carbonate material instead of glass which the standard Pixel 3 phones offer - and if previous leaks and the render of the white model are correct, their coloured power buttons are returning.

Tech The Witcher x Monster Hunter collaboration starts early 2019
Author: 0 The Witcher x Monster Hunter collaboration starts early 2019

Iceborne will come packed with all sorts of new content such as some new and returning monsters including the Nargacuga and it will be introducing a completely new monster rank. Even better, any progress made during the demo transfers over to the full game if they decide to purchase it. For current players, the special event Kulve Taroth Siege event will come back on December 20.

Tech Google Ends Play Service Support For Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
Author: 0 Google Ends Play Service Support For Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

The other 19 apps were introduced to the play store with the background downloader at the start, sometime after June this year. Andr/Clickr-ad is a well-organized, persistent malware that has the potential to cause serious harm to end users, as well as the entire Android ecosystem.

Tech Nokia 8.1 India Launch Event Starts
Author: 0 Nokia 8.1 India Launch Event Starts

Going by the previous launches in China and Dubai, the Nokia 8 .1 sports a 6.18-inch Full HD+ LCD display at the front. To recall, the Nokia 7 Plus was launched in India at Rs 25,999. Yet again, similar to some of the latest Nokia phones, the Nokia 8 .1 comes with a slim bottom chin. It also gets the PureDisplay screen technology that was first introduced with the Nokia 7.1.

Tech Fortnite player charged with assaulting partner during live stream
Author: 0 Fortnite player charged with assaulting partner during live stream

Police arrested a 26-year-old man last night at a home in Sydney's south west, after the alleged assault was reported to police by a witness according to Nine News . Police have also served an apprehended violence order on the man. He has been granted conditional bail, and is expected to appear in court on Thursday.

Tech Samsung Galaxy A8s to launch in China today: Expected price, specifications
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy A8s to launch in China today: Expected price, specifications

Both the S10 and S10 Lite will have triple rear cameras. However, if the 3D facial recognition system is part pf this, then Samsung has managed to reduce the size of the notch when compared to Apple's version on the most recent iPhones. However, another well-known tipster who uses pseudonym Ice Universe to reveal unannounced developments confirmed the screen sizes. The image also shows the side-mounted fingerprint sensor of the smartphone that would distinguish it from other Galaxy S10 ...

Tech Dauntless travels to Nintendo Switch in 2019
Author: 0 Dauntless travels to Nintendo Switch in 2019

Another of the games profiled during The Game Awards earlier today was Dauntless , a free-to-play online RPG which was shown off in a new trailer that showcased four-player boss battles (a trailer which, alas, we've not been able to track down and share with you).

Tech Regulation for facial recognition technology must start in 2019
Author: 0 Regulation for facial recognition technology must start in 2019

He argues that facial-recognition laws should require tech companies to provide transparent documentation that explains the capabilities and limitations of their facial-recognition tech. To add some teeth to the effort, Smith said that Microsoft will be adding these conditions to its terms of service for any products or services that incorporate facial recognition.

Tech Cuba rolls out mobile internet service for cost of month's salary
Author: 0 Cuba rolls out mobile internet service for cost of month's salary

Perdomo said the new service is part of Cuba's policy to expand internet coverage, which has widely developed in the country since 2013. Thanks to deals with foreign telecoms operators, including American ones , and expanded infrastructure, Cubans will now be able to pick up data packs for $7 for 600 MB, or $30 for 4 GB a month, Reuters reports .

Tech O2 offers compensation to customers affected by 4G outage
Author: 0 O2 offers compensation to customers affected by 4G outage

The mobile phone operator, with more than 25 million customers, has agreed to compensate users for the disruption after pressure from disgruntled customers who were unable to use the internet or in some cases make calls. "We are working closely with the remaining customers that are still experiencing issues". Amusingly, when the Financial Times first reported the issue and pointed the finger at Ericsson, they claimed they were unaware of any issues relating to their networking equipment or ...

Tech Samsung Galaxy S10+ leaks out showing triple-lens rear camera
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S10+ leaks out showing triple-lens rear camera

Blass indicates in his publication that the images are based on the information of a case manufacturer. Huawei shared a video teaser to show-off its upcoming Nova 4 smartphone, complete with a bezel-less display and an in-hole camera. In one of the shots, the housing is the same color as the phone, and in another photo it appears black. The Galaxy S10 will be sporting a 6.1 inch display with similar camera design on the front.

Tech Google Assistant Testing Audio News
Author: 0 Google Assistant Testing Audio News

A wide launch is expected in the near future. Going beyond a simple flash briefing of the day's headlines catered to some general categories of interest, a full AI algorithm borrowed from Google News will deliver audio content that it thinks you will want to hear.

Tech The Pixel 3 Will Soon Be Available With eSIM On EE
Author: 0 The Pixel 3 Will Soon Be Available With eSIM On EE

These monthly updates normally fix potential vulnerabilities for devices running Android 9, but this month's update includes specific patches for Pixel phones in addition to the normal security updates. You should see it with the others I mentioned. Launched in October, the Google Pixel 3 price in India starts at Rs. 71,000 for the 64GB variant in India and goes up to Rs.

Tech Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 revealed, and it's only on Switch
Author: 0 Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 revealed, and it's only on Switch

Nintendo made the announcement with a trailer shown during The Game Awards in Los Angeles. The character designs are a mix between their comic book and movie incarnations and while the big bad is Thanos ( The Black Order are his lackeys from Infinity War) you can see a bunch of other Marvel villains including Kingpin, Ronan the Accuser, and Ultron.

Tech Nissan Opens Orders for $1.1 Million, 710-HP GT-R50 Italdesign
Author: 0 Nissan Opens Orders for $1.1 Million, 710-HP GT-R50 Italdesign

Nissan will do just that by building 50 examples of the Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign, which was unveiled earlier this year at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the United Kingdom, created as the ultimate expression of the GT-R for the model's 50th anniversary next year.

Tech Epic Game Store opens, promises free games throughout 2019
Author: 0 Epic Game Store opens, promises free games throughout 2019

With Hades , we knew we really wanted to create a game we could develop in partnership with the community, and from talking to the folks at Epic , we realized their store would be the ideal place to conduct our latest experiment. Video game stories from other sites on the web. The first tournament will take place at the Pax East gaming show in Boston in 2019. Rebel Galaxy Outlaw will debut on Epic's store, with developers Double Damage Games saying it'll hit other stores "At some ...

Tech Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled announced at the Game Awards
Author: 0 Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled announced at the Game Awards

Let us know in the comments. Hold your loved ones close; the greatest kart game of all time is being remastered. Alongside Crash Bandicoot himself, other characters in the playable roster include Coco, Doctor Neo Cortex, Tiny Tiger, Dingodile, Doctor N.

Tech Teaser trailer released for the new Dragon Age game
Author: 0 Teaser trailer released for the new Dragon Age game

We can assume that the announcement at the Game Awards will at least talk about what Dragon Age 4 may entail, but VentureBeat said that EA declined to comment on any details. BioWare's Dragon Age series, which has been quiet since 2014, is back with a brand new game and a very short trailer to go with it. While we won't be sharing any details for now, I can tell you we have been building a new team around a core of Dragon Age veterans, people I've worked with on Dragon Age , ...

Tech CS: GO Is Now Free-To-Play On Steam
Author: 0 CS: GO Is Now Free-To-Play On Steam

For more information about Danger Zone , CS:GO's new battle royale mode, check out Valve's official blog post. "CS:GO (now available for free) is the full game", the company said in a statement. "Play solo, or work together as a squad of two or three!" Beyond scavenging and getting the jump on special deliveries, you'll have a chance to complete money-making missions.

Tech Far Cry New Dawn Box Art Leaks
Author: 0 Far Cry New Dawn Box Art Leaks

Except this one's gonna be all future-y. Familiar characters are back: led by Kim Rye from Far Cry 5 , the Survivors establish a home base, where children can be kept safe and prosper. Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below. After Ubisoft's teaser about a new Far Cry game last day, a cover image for the same seems to have leaked online which shows the name of the new game as Far Cry: New Dawn .

Tech ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ Joker from ‘Persona 5’ Announced as First DLC
Author: 0 ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ Joker from ‘Persona 5’ Announced as First DLC

Here's how to get Piranha Plant in Super Smash Bros . "Joker", the protagonist of Persona 5 who is also playable in the recently released (in Japan) Persona Q2, will be the first character in the Fighter's Pass. Super Smash Bros Ultimate will release globally on December 7. The quirky new fighter is set to release sometime in February. No date was given for the launch of the character .

Tech Google to Phase Out Allo, Focus on Messages
Author: 0 Google to Phase Out Allo, Focus on Messages

Google was criticized by privacy advocates for storing messages in a way that would allow the company access to them; this opened the door for law enforcement requests who would then gain access to a user's chat history on legal request as well.

Tech Microsoft's Going to Rebuild Edge With Google's Chromium
Author: 0 Microsoft's Going to Rebuild Edge With Google's Chromium

Microsoft says that it is not building a replacement for Edge, but confirms that it will be embracing Chromium in the development of the browser. While Edge will continue to ship with Windows 10, Microsoft finally will be updating it independently of the operating systems on which it runs, meaning it will be updated and patched more frequently than Edge is now.

Tech Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Android Pie beta rolls out in the US
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Android Pie beta rolls out in the US

In addition to doling out Android 9 Pie , it's readying a final build of its recently announced One UI, which the company says "helps you focus on what really matters most". The report further states that beta builds are now available for Galaxy Note 9 units in the United States, India, and Germany. It will take an hour to update.

Tech Apple is finally selling its iPhone XR clear case
Author: 0 Apple is finally selling its iPhone XR clear case

Apple has announced an offer for the iPhone XR , under which customers can purchase the latest "affordable" smartphone at a reduced price of $449, provided they trade-in an iPhone 7 Plus towards the purchase. Apple says its cheaper iPhone XR has been the best-selling iPhone since its launch. You can also send it for replacement at an Apple Repair Center. Apple restarting iPhone X production, cutting XS price over slow sales? Apple switched up release strategies a bit in 2018 with the ...

Tech Huawei’s first notch-free all-screen smartphone is the Nova 4
Author: 0 Huawei’s first notch-free all-screen smartphone is the Nova 4

Verizon Communications Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday they plan to release 5G smartphones in the first half of 2019 in the United States. After this, Samsung unveiled its Foldable phone , along with the Infinity-U, Infinity-V and Infinity-O designs. As usual, the Wi-Fi Alliance certificate for the Galaxy A8s doesn't reveal anything more apart from its Wi-Fi capabilities.

Tech O2 investigating UK-wide network outages
Author: 0 O2 investigating UK-wide network outages

The mobile network then followed their message up with: "Outage Update: One of our 3rd party suppliers has identified a software issue in their system". When these networks are taken into account, up to 32 million customers are affected. TFL said: "The company that updates the data to our network of Countdown Systems is now experiencing difficulties in providing this service".

Tech Ubisoft Teases
Author: 0 Ubisoft Teases "Far Cry" Announcement at Game Awards 2018

With the dust hardly settled on the last Far Cry entry - Far Cry 5 , which released in March of this year - Ubisoft has released a new teaser trailer for the next game in the bestselling action-adventure series. Given the short time span between this tease and Far Cry 5 , it's fairly unlikely that this title will be a full-fat Far Cry experience. A New Far Cry Game - What Happened In Far Cry 5? We'll just have to wait for the Game Awards to find out - alongside the ...

Tech Fallout 76 server Maintenance schedule confirmed as Bethesda take servers down
Author: 0 Fallout 76 server Maintenance schedule confirmed as Bethesda take servers down

Over the last week, Bethesda has been mired in uproar over a bag. After seemingly resolving the controversy, Bethesda appears to have made a massive blunder regarding the Fallout 76 Support system. "Hi guys, we've resolved this issue". If you submitted a support ticket last night, there's a chance you'd be given full access to other people's tickets.

Author: 0 Google is getting rid of its Allo messaging app for good

Another Google messaging app is dead. This new Allo report comes from sources familiar with the situation at 9to5Google. Allo, which launched back in 2016 , will soon be no longer. After ending its life entirely, the company will focus its energy on building Messages, the RCS-capable app that adds modern functionality to SMS on Android - kinda like Apple's iMessage.