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Tech LG V50 ThinQ with 5G for Sprint Leaks in New Render
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The new V50 for 5G network is likely to be priced higher than the 4G phone, around one million won (US$889.60). As per the leaked images, the LG V50 ThinQ has a glass body with curved edge-to-edge display. As far as the optics are concerned, LG V50 ThinQ comes with an LED flash and a triple camera setup which might include a wide-angle lens, telephoto lens, and ultra-wide lens.

Tech Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e is gunning for the iPad
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e is gunning for the iPad

Huawei has its $350 Mediapad M5 , whose specs are pretty similar to the Tab 5e, but otherwise the whole sector seems to have been clear-cut by the iPad . It supports fast charging, done via the tablet's USB-C port or the built-in pogo pins. Like the Tab S5e, this one too offers a USB Type-C and POGO port for connectivity along with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0.

Tech Fortnite Players Can Get Season 8 Battle Pass For Free
Author: 0 Fortnite Players Can Get Season 8 Battle Pass For Free

Fortnite is giving fans a chance to earn the next monthly Battle Pass for free, ahead of the popular game's eighth season. Epic Games could probably start printing its own money at this point, with the Fortnite player count now bigger than the population of all but the largest countries, and monthly revenue in the hundreds of millions.

Tech Samsung to launch U.S. retail stores in smartphone push
Author: 0 Samsung to launch U.S. retail stores in smartphone push

If the leaked information is correct, here's a list of all the Samsung Galaxy S10 features. The render also shows off the tiny bezels around the display, with the chin being relatively large. The Galaxy A50 will be launched in the first half of the year, alongside two other mid-range phones - the Galaxy A30 and A10. Reported by IANS, the Samsung Galaxy M30 will be launched in India by February itself.

Tech Vivo sub-brand IQOO smartphone with triple cameras leaked on live TV
Author: 0 Vivo sub-brand IQOO smartphone with triple cameras leaked on live TV

Just a couple of days back, Vivo announced its sub-brand called IQOO . It's a subsidiary of Vivo, a Chinese smartphone maker you may already be aware of. There's not much content on either of those two accounts at the moment, both accounts have posted a cityscape image, while IQOO's Weibo account also has a rap song on its channel, for whatever reason.

Tech Software pirates hijack Apple tech and release rip-off iPhone apps
Author: 0 Software pirates hijack Apple tech and release rip-off iPhone apps

Numerous certificates were also fraudulently applied for using the name of legitimate companies, with TechCrunch reporting that the process of applying for the certificate only involved filling in a web form with some details of a legitimate company which could easily be acquired from a web search, paying $299 to Apple and answering a phone call a few weeks later.

Tech Ginni Rometty on the future of hybrid cloud, AI and IBM
Author: 0 Ginni Rometty on the future of hybrid cloud, AI and IBM

Though the use of AI continues to gain attention in business, many organisations are still challenged to move projects forward. "The exciting thing about IBM Cloud Private for Data is how quickly we will be able to drive new innovations in FinTech and SportsTech using the microservices within the platform", says Qatar Development Bank CEO Abdulaziz Al Khalifa.

Tech Tetris 99 is a new block-dropping Battle Royale for Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 Tetris 99 is a new block-dropping Battle Royale for Nintendo Switch

Thrown in the middle of the "headlines" section was the announcement of Tetris 99 , a new 100-player game mode based on the classic Gameboy title created in 1984 by Russian gaming pioneer Alexey Pajitnov. In their posts on ResetEra (that were correct about the date of the Direct show), King Zell noted that Nintendo has a number of games to announce this year - but they might not all be at the Direct.

Tech LG G8 ThinQ renders leak ahead of MWC event
Author: 0 LG G8 ThinQ renders leak ahead of MWC event

And in between, we have all the insane contraptions: handsets with slide-out camera systems, dual-screen handsets, and phones with no ports or buttons. Surprisingly, the phone is still capable of delivering stereo sound with the bottom speaker combining with the top part of the display. Prolific leaker Evan Blass posted the latest renders of the G8 ThinQ , showing the handset from every angle.

Tech Next OnePlus smartphone to bring 5G, optimisation for PUBG-like games
Author: 0 Next OnePlus smartphone to bring 5G, optimisation for PUBG-like games

Without knowing key details of the upcoming device, there will be some known features belonging to the 5G-ready handset, and these have not been teased by OnePlus as yet. OnePlus are leaping ahead in the industry with their community driven phones and as they have been maturing as a company they have been producing nothing but winners.

Tech SNES game data removed in latest 'NES Online' update for Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 SNES game data removed in latest 'NES Online' update for Nintendo Switch

The broadcast is estimated to run for approximately 35 minutes, suggesting there will a ton of news and announcements coming out of it. For now, keep reading for everything we know about the game so far. After rumours started to circulate earlier this week, the company has finally announced when we can expect to hear more about 2019's upcoming games.

Tech Samsung Leaks the Names of All Galaxy S10 Models
Author: 0 Samsung Leaks the Names of All Galaxy S10 Models

Samsung France today published a page that finally unveils the names the Samsung Galaxy S10 series is going to use for its models, while at the same time confirming that the entire lineup will include three different configurations. The Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10 Plus are both listed here as having a 12MP f/2.4 telephoto lens, a 12MP f/1.5 wide-angle lens, and a 16MP f/2.2 ultra-wide lens.

Tech 'The Division 2' Is Getting an Open Beta
Author: 0 'The Division 2' Is Getting an Open Beta

It's not clear at this stage if the content will differ from the Private beta to the Open beta, but keep checking back with GameSpot for more. However, it seems that a much more widespread open beta is on the horizon. You can also experience the revamped "Dark Zone East" for a chance to get your hands on rare gear, and fight in "Skirmish" mode against other players.

Tech Google Pixel 4 Could Get Improved Dual SIM Functionality with Android Q
Author: 0 Google Pixel 4 Could Get Improved Dual SIM Functionality with Android Q

Google is working to improve support for dual SIMs in Android Q and Pixel devices, and it may enable dual SIM support in the upcoming Pixel 4. Just as you would on a phone with Dual SIM card support. Most Android smartphones come with Dual-SIM, Dual Active (DSDA) support, meaning users would be manually able to choose which SIM to be used for calls and data.

Tech Take a Look At This Apex Legends Weapons Chart
Author: 0 Take a Look At This Apex Legends Weapons Chart

Its marketing no doubt helped, as the combination of a surprise launch and support from top streamers (such as Shroud and Dr DisRespect) made sure that everyone could see how well the game played. Apex Legends is a free-to-play game that can be played on the PS4, Xbox One , and PC. Even if you've played the game a bit already, how do you know which character you should choose as your main? It looks as though the developers have been working on that, mulling over the idea of Solo and Duo ...

Tech The Samsung Galaxy M series is coming to Malaysia!
Author: 0 The Samsung Galaxy M series is coming to Malaysia!

Samsung has dropped a teaser video on Twitter with the caption "The future of mobile will unfold on February 20, 2019". Going by the leaked information, the forthcoming device will be retaining design elements of Galaxy M20 . The back of the regular Galaxy S phones will be made up of glass. The position of the fingerprint sensor at the rear is also clearly marked. Next week Samsung will take to the stage and unveil a new range of phones, including the much-leaked Galaxy S10 range.

Tech Google Maps Augmented Reality Feature Testing Commences For Selected Users
Author: 0 Google Maps Augmented Reality Feature Testing Commences For Selected Users

According to a report by The Verge, David Pierce from The Wall Street Journal got hands-on experience of the AR navigation feature . The feature is mindful of your battery drain; the screen darkens when you hold the phone in front of your face too long, and reverts to traditional map view when you put it down.

Tech Fitbit’s New Health Tracker Is Only Available Through Employers And Health Insurers
Author: 0 Fitbit’s New Health Tracker Is Only Available Through Employers And Health Insurers

Aside from these images, we have no other information regarding Fitbit's upcoming fitness trackers , but it's likely that the device will offer water resistance and some kid-oriented features (i.e. " These special release trackers are available exclusively through Fitbit corporate, wellness, health plan, and health systems partners and customers of their organizations, participants, and members ", Fitbit said on the official site for Inspire, though the product didn't get much of a flashy ...

Tech Updated 2020 Toyota Tacoma Unveiled at CAS
Author: 0 Updated 2020 Toyota Tacoma Unveiled at CAS

Whereas a lot of the updates for the Sequoia are particular to the TRD Pro, there's a necessary tech improve that impacts each trim. The 2020 Toyota Tacoma will continue to offer the 159-horsepower, 2.7-litre four-cylinder engine and the 278-hp, 3.5-litre V6.

Tech New Trailer for ‘Anthem’ Reveals Endgame Loot, Challenges, Strongholds, and More
Author: 0 New Trailer for ‘Anthem’ Reveals Endgame Loot, Challenges, Strongholds, and More

That includes daily, weekly, and monthly challenges , contracts offered by NPCs, freeplay , and strongholds, "the highest-level challenges in the game" that will require a team to complete. After you've ventured deep into the world of Anthem , mastered their abilities and gone toe-to-toe with terrifying enemies, their journey will only be getting started.

Tech Netflix Rolls Out 'Smart Downloads' Feature For iOS Users
Author: 0 Netflix Rolls Out 'Smart Downloads' Feature For iOS Users

If you want to know more about how Smart Downloads work, check out the help page that Netflix set up. NOTE: If there are no additional episodes to download in your series, the last watched episode will not be deleted. This update comes after the feature was first rolled out to Netflix for Android in July a year ago. Apple device owners already had access to the video platform's download feature for offline watching, but until now they've been required to manually delete and add ...

Tech Spotify Lowering The Banhammer On Ad Blocker Users
Author: 0 Spotify Lowering The Banhammer On Ad Blocker Users

This is not new several websites have also recently cracked down on ad blockers. In an updated Terms of Service , Spotify now explicitly says that the use of ad blockers on its service is not permitted. Users found in breach of the rules could have their accounts suspended or terminated. Spotify account users who are using ad blockers and are flagged by the music-streaming platform are expected to be disabled by March 1, 2019 .

Tech Geralt of Rivia arrives in Monster Hunter
Author: 0 Geralt of Rivia arrives in Monster Hunter

The main highlight here is the new mission titled Trouble in the Ancient Forest , which sees Geralt tracking a beast known as the Leshen. The Witcher 3 players will be familiar with the hard-hitting, magic using Leshen which dwells in forests.

Tech Some iPhone apps record your actions without permission, report says
Author: 0 Some iPhone apps record your actions without permission, report says

The objective is apparently to inform an app developer about specific highlights, interface design decisions, and different parts of the application that may trip users up or cause issues. Apple gave the developer in question less than one day to remove the code and resubmit their app or the app would be removed from the app store, the email said.

Tech Mazda presented a commemorative version of the MX-5
Author: 0 Mazda presented a commemorative version of the MX-5

Over the past three decades, the Japanese automaker has sold more than 1 million examples of its little sports vehicle, but the serialized Anniversary Edition will be limited to just 3,000 soft-tops and hardtops worldwide. And the models equipped with the manual box get Bilstein dampers as well. Mazda Australia has confirmed that it will import just 30 units, which will be offered to customers on a "first come, first served basis", with potential buyers to be reached out to via email.

Tech How To Invite Friends For The Division 2 Private Beta?
Author: 0 How To Invite Friends For The Division 2 Private Beta?

Remember, this is a private beta , so to gain access you'll have to have pre-ordered the game or have been lucky enough to be randomly selected to play having signed up online. Original Story - The Division 2's private beta is set to go live tomorrow, and with that Ubisoft will be showing off the sequel to the shared world shooter that everyone's been keen to play since its reveal past year.

Tech Game modes for the Fortnite 'Share the Love' Series have been leaked
Author: 0 Game modes for the Fortnite 'Share the Love' Series have been leaked

There'll also be a new " Share the Love " Competitive Series, with placement matches running on February 9th and 10th, with top performers going straight into their appropriate higher divisions. Players will receive the item wrap when the v7.40 update releases and Epic Games assures players that it will be keeping a count of all the players who are eligible.

Tech Get ready for Vivo V15 Pro on February 20
Author: 0 Get ready for Vivo V15 Pro on February 20

Yesterday Vivo confirmed that it's launching the V15 Pro smartphone in India on February 20 . That's the same day as Samsung's Unpacked event , where the Galaxy S10 is expected to be announced . At the front there will be a World's first 32MP selfie pop-up camera which has been teased in the above shared video. The company sent out media invites last week revealing the launch date of the upcoming Vivo V15 Pro .

Tech Microsoft brings AI-powered background blurring to Skype
Author: 0 Microsoft brings AI-powered background blurring to Skype

According the blog, blurred backgrounds could come in handy when "you're being interviewed on live television and your adorable child comes marching into the room"-referencing Professor Robert Kelly's iconic video interview on BBC , during which his adorable toddler sashayed into the room and stole the show".

Tech Samsung Galaxy M30 alleged specifications leaked; expected to launch soon
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy M30 alleged specifications leaked; expected to launch soon

The new Galaxy S10 devices will be able to charge other devices wirelessly using a new feature called PowerShare, allowing users to charge their other phones , but mostly accessories, with their Galaxy S10 handsets. The Galaxy M30 is also said to rock three cameras on the back side- much like the company's own Galaxy A7 (2018). The smartphone will have dimensions at 159×75.1×8.4 mm, and weighing in at 175 grams.

Tech Sprint files suit against AT&T for their fake 5G branding
Author: 0 Sprint files suit against AT&T for their fake 5G branding

The suit notes that AT&T calls its new network 5GE. The war of words between America's top carriers over 5G branding has now devolved into a lawsuit. Their argument is that 5G Evolution and the 5GE logo "simply let customers know their device is in an area where speeds up to twice as fast as standard LTE are available".