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Tech Bungie announces split with Activision
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Moving forward, Bungie will take care of publishing Destiny on its own without Activision's help. He tweeted in response to Bungie's announcement: "Looking forward to a very bright future working with one of my favorite independent studios on one of my favorite franchises".

Tech HTC Vive Pro Eye - Hands On at CES 2019
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Commercially seen for the first time in conjunction with Windows Mixed Reality (WMR) headsets, at CES 2019 this week VRFocus came across the prototype pair of controllers for HTC's standalone headset, Vive Focus. "Our fans can simply operate menus by using their eyes". HTC's Creative Labs team also revealed Vive Reality System , a completely reimagined way for people to experience the virtual world-encompassing the total user experience from the moment a headset is put on to how content ...

Tech Sonos Promises Google Assistant Support For Older Speakers
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Google has revealed that it is baking the Assistant right in the Google Maps apps on Android and iOS devices. "We are excited to collaborate with Google on a new technology that offers the potential to create widespread impact across the hospitality industry".

Tech LG unveils enormous 88-inch 8K TV at CES 2019
Author: 0 LG unveils enormous 88-inch 8K TV at CES 2019

Screen sizes have increased as resolution improved and consumers demanded a more immersive viewing experience. The display is an upgrade to the Crystal Sound screen technology it unveiled back in 2017. When its rolled up, the 65-inch screen is completely hidden from view . The company newest TVs will also have support for Apple's AirPlay 2 and Apple HomeKit meaning users can Mirror their TV with their Apple devices such as their iPhone, iPad or MacBook.

Tech Mercedes-Benz India’s revenues decline for the first time in 6 years
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Mercedes-Benz will offer a range of diesel and petrol engines with manual and dual-clutch automatic transmissions. A decoupled multi-link rear axle will be offered, with active adaptive damping available as an option. The lower section is visually separated from the main body of the instrument cluster by a "trench", and it appears to "float" in front of the instrument cluster, an effect highlighted by ambient lighting.

Tech First Official Samsung Galaxy S10 Teaser Released
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The Samsung Foldable Smartphone was shown off on video at Samsung's Developer Conference previous year, the company has not revealed many specifications on the handset. "When combined with our new Family Board , the Family Hub is the flawless combination of convenience and connectivity". Furthermore, the South Korean giant also introduced a gaming laptop, " Notebook Odyssey " which has a GeForce RTX card.

Tech Epic Games Store snatches The Division 2 from Steam
Author: 0 Epic Games Store snatches The Division 2 from Steam

As Eurogamer reports , Ubisoft's second entry in the action role-playing game series developed by Massive Entertainment will be offered on the Epic Games Store as well as being sold directly by Ubisoft through the Uplay platform . Of course Ubisoft is keen to release its games through its own storefront and launcher - where it has to relinquish zero parts of the profit to a third-party distributor.

Tech Nokia 8.1 Is Coming To Malaysia This Month for RM 1699
Author: 0 Nokia 8.1 Is Coming To Malaysia This Month for RM 1699

Keep in mind that the " Nokia 8 .1 Plus" name is not set in stone. The first thing we noticed about these renders is that Nokia is following in the vein of other recent devices and using a pinhole for the forward-facing camera to allow for a almost bezel-less display on its next smartphone.

Tech First pictures of the 48 MP Redmi X teased by Xiaomi CEO
Author: 0 First pictures of the 48 MP Redmi X teased by Xiaomi CEO

After the announcing the price cut for three smartphones - Xiaomi Mi A2, Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro and Xiaomi Y2 - the Indian smartphone market leader Xiaomi has announced the fourth "surprise" which is a price cut of the Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro .

Tech Chrome's Ad Blocker Goes Worldwide in July
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In the Chromium blog post, Google also said, "Our ultimate goal is not to filter ads , but to build a better web for everyone, everywhere". From July 2019, Chrome will filter online ads across the globe that don't comply with the Coalition for Better Ads' (CBA) standards in an effort to improve the user experience.

Tech IBM unveils the World's first commercial Quantum Computer
Author: 0 IBM unveils the World's first commercial Quantum Computer

The cloud access will supplement the on-premise machine, following IBM's 2017 move to provide quantum computing in the cloud . The company also earned patents for blockchain technology as well as for quantum computing uses. So, it might not be that powerful and more optimizations would be on its way. IBM goes on to explain in a company blog post today that the work in these and other areas often begins long before there is any associated practical enterprise uses for the technology the ...

Tech Audi teams with Disney on in-car VR game demonstration
Author: 0 Audi teams with Disney on in-car VR game demonstration

Audi is using the new e-tron electric SUV to demonstrate the holoride technology . Those in-car activities for passengers may include VR or augmented reality (AR) experiences such as video games, guided tours through historical cities or other educational content that's tied to the car's movements and surroundings.

Tech X7-Like Grille on BMW 7 Series Facelift Leaked Online
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The signature kidney grille has also been updated to the brand's new standards and looks bolder than before. Not only that, it looks like the sedan also gets slimmer LED headlights with new LED daytime running lights, a new front bumper, and a more sculpted hood.

Tech CES 2019: Lenovo and Google Figured Out the Perfect Alarm Clock
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At that price, the Smart Clock is shaping up to be exactly the kind of smart device that you'd want next to your bed thanks to its voice controls and the way it slowly raises the volume of your alarm each morning. Last year , we saw a bunch of brands launch smart speakers with touchscreens , including a revamped Echo Show from Amazon and several devices powered by Google Assistant .

Tech Huawei unveils ARM-based Kunpeng 920 chip for enterprise
Author: 0 Huawei unveils ARM-based Kunpeng 920 chip for enterprise

William Xu, board director and Chief Strategy Marketing Officer of Huawei . The series has three models: The TaiShan 2280, a 2U base model that has 2 sockets and support for up to 28 2.5-inch NVMe SSDs; the 4U TaiShan 5280/5290 that can store up to 10 petabytes; and the TaiShan X6000 that is a 2U 4-node server that Huawei says can deliver 10,240 cores per rack.

Tech New handcrafted Yoshi and Kirby games launching in March
Author: 0 New handcrafted Yoshi and Kirby games launching in March

Announced all the way back in June of 2017, the adorably cute Yoshi's Crafted World has finally been given a release date by Nintendo . Yoshi's Crafted World will allow players to explore a diorama-like world make of boxes and paper cups.

Tech AMD Unveils Third-Gen Ryzen CPUs, Available Mid
Author: 0 AMD Unveils Third-Gen Ryzen CPUs, Available Mid

Equipped with 60 compute units/3840 stream processors running at up to 1.8GHz and 16GB of ultra-fast HBM2 memory (second-generation High-Bandwidth Memory), the Radeon VII graphics card enables high-performance gaming and ultra-high quality visuals.

Tech Google reveal what is new for Google Assistant this year at CES
Author: 0 Google reveal what is new for Google Assistant this year at CES

Everybody and their mothers (and a few relatives) are rushing to make their products "smart" by integrating them with either the Assistant or Alexa. Domestic passengers in the U.S. Some of the participating hotels include Choice Hotels, InterContinental Hotels, Priceline, Expedia, and Travelclick. Google regularly updates its Assistant in an effort to make it smarter and more helpful.

Tech Acer reveals $4,000 Predator Triton 900, cheaper Triton 700 at CES 2019
Author: 0 Acer reveals $4,000 Predator Triton 900, cheaper Triton 700 at CES 2019

There's also 16GB RAM and up to 1TB of NVMe PCIe SSD storage . The Acer Predator Triton 500 contains a 15.6 inch screen, which by nature qualifies it as a gaming laptop of the more compact sort. Design-wise, The Triton 500 looks a lot like its bigger brother but without the hinge and with the trackpad positioned conventionally, below the keyboard, it's basically an ordinary, yet powerful laptop.

Tech Resident Evil 2 Remake demo is a limited time offer
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The Resident Evil 2 Remake demo is a limited time offering but features an exclusive trailer for those who complete it. Once it's over, you'll (theoretically) have to wait until the Resident Evil 2 remake comes out on January 25 to play more.

Tech Overwatch's LGBT characters are 'educating' gamers
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Ana said, unconsciously running her thumb over where her wedding ring used to be. One person pointed out on Twitter that publisher Blizzard Entertainment may have been hinting at Soldier: 76's sexuality since 2016. According to Polygon , this isn't the first time we've seen this photo of Soldier: 76 and Vincent, either - it was first shown off in the comic " Reflections ", which if you remember introduced Tracer as having a girlfriend.

Tech HTC Vive Cosmos Headset Promises Lightweight, Portable VR
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Firefox Reality was initially released on Android-based VR headsets , including Oculus Go, Google Daydream and HTC Vive Focus as well as other headsets using HTC's Vive Wave platform. The point is that it should allow businesses to make better training simulations. This isn't just going to help by removing the need for controllers.

Tech Apple Trolls Google & Amazon With Billboard at CES
Author: 0 Apple Trolls Google & Amazon With Billboard at CES

The ad reads: " What happens on your iPhone, stays on your iPhone ". It reads " What happens on your iPhone, stays on your iPhone " and includes a URL that leads to Apple's privacy pages. Apple made it clear to CES attendees that it does not sell user data which Amazon and Google have previously used to sell products, CNBC reported.

Tech Microsoft Announces Unlimited Private Repos for GitHub Free
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Asked whether Microsoft's deep pockets led to GitHub's revenue refusal, Kathy Simpson, senior director of product at GitHub, told The Register , "We are really excited about GitHub Free and being able to bring unlimited private repositories to the community".

Author: 0 Alien: Blackout Finally Revealed for Mobile, It Isn’t a Sequel to Isolation

Outsmart the flawless hunter by making perilous choices. Alien: Blackout will be available on iOS, Android, and on the Amazon Appstore. This reveal follows one of many teasers shared by the official Alien Twitter account such as the one below that directly mentioned Amanda Ripley's story that would take place in 2019.

Tech This may be the new 2019 iPhone Xi
Author: 0 This may be the new 2019 iPhone Xi

But the first one this year is a promising one as it gives a clear look at the triple rear camera setup in the iPhone XI. Is it a good thing? Two of them are vertically aligned while the third one is placed on the right under the LED flash.

Tech Asus reveals new Chromebooks and Chrome OS tablet ahead of CES
Author: 0 Asus reveals new Chromebooks and Chrome OS tablet ahead of CES

Like competing offerings from Acer and Lenovo , the new Asus Chromebooks sport rugged features created to help protect against spills, drops, and other hazards that come from schoolkids handling them all day. Acer are now jumping onto the ChromeOS tablet yet-to-be-completed bandwagon with the announcement of a new ChromeOS tablet, the Tab 10. The 14-inch display can either be a 1366×768 non-touch panel or, for an additional $30, a 1920×1080 touch screen.

Tech Nvidia Announces RTX 2060 Video Card, Price Starts At $350
Author: 0 Nvidia Announces RTX 2060 Video Card, Price Starts At $350

NVIDIA is launching a whole bunch of things at CES 2019 today. Specifically, the GPU brand will be releasing a total of 40 new model, all powered by mobile variants of the Turing GPU architecture. Key features include: Six-zone customizable lighting (yes, including the alien head) and support for the existing Alienware Graphics Amplifier, which can hold a desktop graphics card (Nvidia or AMD) and attaches via a proprietary port found on nearly every Alienware system.

Tech What Makes Super Smash Bros Ultimate So Great
Author: 0 What Makes Super Smash Bros Ultimate So Great

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is slated to receive five new downloadable fighters through its paid season pass that's referred to as a "Fighters Pass". Fearless is also quite interesting, as it may be referring to any main character in the Dragon Quest series. However, as with any leak of unconfirmed information, this DLC character roster leak for Super Smash Bros .

Tech Bowsette Won't Become Official, According to Nintendo
Author: 0 Bowsette Won't Become Official, According to Nintendo

U Deluxe for the Nintendo Switch and that she will not, at least for now, become canon. "When Toadette finds one of these, she can transform into the super-powered Peachette", the description reads. U Deluxe, a repackaging of the Wii U launch title with all bonus "Year of Luigi" content included, as well as some new features...like a playable Toadette.

Tech Epic Games Offering Gift to 14 Days of Fortnite Challenge Particpants
Author: 0 Epic Games Offering Gift to 14 Days of Fortnite Challenge Particpants

Though there was a misconception about the end date of 14 Days of Fortnite Challenge between Epic Games and the community. But, as pointed out on Reddit , Epic Games had posted the following on social media: "Once all 14 days' worth of challenges have been unlocked, there will still be a few days to complete them before they go away (IIRC they expire on either the 3 or 4 of January)".

Tech Former Second Wind Overwatch Player Ellie Is Reportedly Not Female
Author: 0 Former Second Wind Overwatch Player Ellie Is Reportedly Not Female

Twelve teams in each of the seven Contender regions battle it out multiple times a year, and the winners have a chance of joining the Overwatch League. Rod " Slasher " Breslau tweeted the news, stating: "Regarding Ellie: - Ellie has said in private messages to teammates in the last hour confirming she has not been the one playing, she is a 17-year old girl but is "not good" at OW, no Second Wind players/mgmt knew - Blizzard is now holding a meeting with SW players/mgmt".