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Tech Samsung Galaxy A20 with Infinity-V display launched: Price, specifications
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy A20 with Infinity-V display launched: Price, specifications

Key features of the device include a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display, Exynos 7884 processor, dual rear cameras and a 4,000mAh battery. Around the front will be a 32MB selfie camera. The smartphone will run on Android 9 Pie OS with Samsung's own One UI. The smartphone might come in four color options - Black, Blue, Coral, and White.

Tech Call of Duty: Mobile Announced for North America, Europe, and More
Author: 0 Call of Duty: Mobile Announced for North America, Europe, and More

Instead of being confined to where the PC, Xbox or PlayStation is, CoD Mobile will let players enjoy the gameplay on the go. Call of Duty , the popular first-person shooter video game franchise, is coming to Android and iOS. Pre-register to receive access to the public beta You're probably wondering when you'll be able to play Call of Duty: Mobile and whether or not you can do something to play if faster.

Tech Sega shows off customisation in Team Sonic Racing
Author: 0 Sega shows off customisation in Team Sonic Racing

Team Sonic Racing is gearing up for release on May 21, and at the SXSW event this past week Sega hosted a panel called "Gotta Go Fast: The Official Sonic the Hedgehog Panel", where we got more of an insight into what's coming with the racing game .

Tech Apple revives the iPad Mini and iPad Air with new models
Author: 0 Apple revives the iPad Mini and iPad Air with new models

Both new models include Apple's A12 Bionic processor , which represents a major step up in performance for the prior iPad mini and a still significant jump for the iPad Air over the iPad Pro , which previously had an A10X Fusion chip.

Tech Xiaomi announces Redmi 7 in China
Author: 0 Xiaomi announces Redmi 7 in China

The Xiaomi Redmi 7 is a powerful device especially in the price range it was launched in India. For the Chinese market, the phone will launch in three options: 2GB of RAM with 16GB storage, 3GB of RAM with 32GB of storage, and 4GB of RAM with 64GB of storage.

Tech ‘Apex Legends’ Season 1, New Character Octane Arrive Tomorrow
Author: 0 ‘Apex Legends’ Season 1, New Character Octane Arrive Tomorrow

After weeks of anticipation, Respawn Entertainment and EA have today announced the start date for Season 1 of Apex Legends and it's kicking off sooner than you might think. The pass itself includes a variety of rewards-such as weapon skins, stat trackers, Legend voice lines, and Apex Coin and XP drops-with rewards unlocked by earning XP .

Tech Valve Expanding Steam Link Functionality So Gamers Can Play Anywhere
Author: 0 Valve Expanding Steam Link Functionality So Gamers Can Play Anywhere

It supports the Steam Controller over Bluetooth, as well as other Bluetooth controllers, mice, and keyboards. As a software successor to the original Steam Link hardware that Valve killed off at the end of previous year, Steam Link Anywhere allows you to stream any game from your Steam library to whichever of those aforementioned devices you choose.

Tech Google Assistant can now book reservations on more devices
Author: 0 Google Assistant can now book reservations on more devices

In a major development, Google Duplex , the AI that can make reservations with a realistic human-like voice, is reaching more people in the US. Notably, India already has assistant support to host Duplex, but the final answer still remains to be seen.

Tech Nintendo Announces Labo VR Kit For Switch
Author: 0 Nintendo Announces Labo VR Kit For Switch

Rather, the latest addition to its line of Labo cardboard accessories will be a VR kit that you can use to morph your Switch and Joy-Con controllers into a makeshift headset. Nintendo Labo: VR Kit encourages passing around the Toy-Con creations among a group of people so everyone in the room can easily join in on the fun.

Tech Update Your Browser Right Now! Chrome Zero-day Under Active Attacks!
Author: 0 Update Your Browser Right Now! Chrome Zero-day Under Active Attacks!

After initially publishing the 72.0.3626.121 update on March 1 with no mentions of the security flaw being abused, the Chrome team modified the announcement with exploitation information for the vulnerability stating that "Google is aware of reports that an exploit for CVE-2019-5786 exists in the wild".

Tech Nokia 9 Pureview unveiled at MWC 2019
Author: 0 Nokia 9 Pureview unveiled at MWC 2019

With the handset officially gone on sale in the US, customers will receive more encouragement in picking up the Penta-lens camera flagship because of the $100 discount they will get during this week, so make sure that you take advantage of this opportunity as early as possible.

Tech USB 4 Is Coming: Everything You Need To Know
Author: 0 USB 4 Is Coming: Everything You Need To Know

Intel has already announced that it is baking in support for the Thunderbolt 3 specification directly into its forthcoming 10nm Ice Lake processors, eliminating the need for third-party control chips. But Thunderbolt 3 is a proprietary spec that belongs to Intel, which until recently limited PC makers' ability to include it in their products without paying royalties.

Tech Sprint 5G coming in May, Google Fi will get support too
Author: 0 Sprint 5G coming in May, Google Fi will get support too

The first cities to launch will be Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas, and Kansas City, Mo. Sprint isn't launching its 5G service on millimeter wave as it lacks licenses to broadcast on the airwaves, instead opting for the 2.5GHz mid-band spectrum, which is faster than LTE but doesn't reach as far, per The Verge .

Tech Many Smartphones get a button for the Google wizard
Author: 0 Many Smartphones get a button for the Google wizard

Google Assistant for Maps goes live today on both iOS and Android (though as ever you might need to update your app to see it). Google says this all happens on-device too, instead of in the cloud. Android phones aren't the only devices Assistant is expanding on. Google appears to be a fan of this implementation as the company has announced more manufacturers will introduce identical buttons with future smartphones.

Tech Xiaomi Mi 9 Made Its Global Debut; Price Starts From RM 2074
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi 9 Made Its Global Debut; Price Starts From RM 2074

Available in May, around the same time as the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G , the Mi Mix 3 5G uses Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 855 processor alongside the Snapdragon X50 modem. The company also launched its flagship device called the Mi 9 . The Mi Mix 3 has been priced at 599 euros (Rs 48,258 approx.) while the new Mi 9 will come in at 449 euros (Rs 36,173 approx.) for the 6GB+64GB variant and 499 euros (Rs 40,202 approx.) for the 8GB+128GB variant.

Tech Samsung Galaxy S10 Lineup Includes a Larger S10+ Handset
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S10 Lineup Includes a Larger S10+ Handset

From the front, you actually might have issues identifying the Mate X from any other larger screened phone . What sets the Mate X apart from the Samsung's Galaxy Fold is that the display spans edge to edge when both folded and unfolded, thus creating a more immersive effect.

Tech Hands-On: Nokia 4.2, Nokia 3.2, Nokia 1 Plus, Nokia 210
Author: 0 Hands-On: Nokia 4.2, Nokia 3.2, Nokia 1 Plus, Nokia 210

But what truly sets the Nokia 9 apart from the crowd are its cameras. Nokia 210 is an internet enabled feature phone with an App Store and Opera browser pre-loaded on to it. It can also take additional rounds of exposures to capture up to 240MP of data per photo. What do the RBG sensors do? . There's no word on whether the phone will be available through any USA carriers, but it's doubtful since HMD stressed the phone will ship with pure Android .

Author: 0 Xiaomi just unveiled an incredibly cheap 5G smartphone at MWC 2019

The 5G version of the phone will sell for just €599 (or around $680), which is a lot cheaper than we expect numerous first 5G phones to cost. Xiaomi claims its 5G smartphone will be theoretically capable of downloading a 15-minute video sized 256MB in just 1 second.

Tech Huawei introduced the first foldable 5G-smartphone
Author: 0 Huawei introduced the first foldable 5G-smartphone

The three-screen configurations include the full tablet mode with an 8-inch display which runs at 2480×2200 with an aspect ratio of 8:7.1. When folded up, the front display is a 6.6-inch screen with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 2480×1148 pixel resolution and the rear display is a 6.38-inch panel with 25:9 aspect ratio and 2480×892 pixels resolution.

Tech Samsung Vietnam confirms free Galaxy Buds with Galaxy S10 pre-order
Author: 0 Samsung Vietnam confirms free Galaxy Buds with Galaxy S10 pre-order

It suggests that the phone could come with a Super AMOLED display , which is missing in the Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20. First set of teasers of the Galaxy S10 are coming all the way from Vietnam. Perhaps more interesting is that the preorder page is even available, given that Samsung won't formally launch these new handsets until later this month.

Tech Wells Fargo Reports System Issues Due To ‘Power Shutdown’
Author: 0 Wells Fargo Reports System Issues Due To ‘Power Shutdown’

More details to come. Customers responded to Wells Fargo on Twitter , some threatening to take their business elsewhere. This was the second outage this month at Wells Fargo. Customers at America's fourth largest bank are still, at time of writing, locked out of their accounts online. Wells Fargo said workers discovered the problem following routine maintenance.

Tech Apex Legends: How to Fix Party Not Ready Issue & What It Is
Author: 0 Apex Legends: How to Fix Party Not Ready Issue & What It Is

EA was so happy about the game's performance that the 2.5 million players in the first 24 hours of availability number was touted in the company's Q3 earnings call. Following a surprise release (that was totally revealed days prior thanks to a whole host of leaks) Respawn and EA's Apex Legends is out in the wild.

Tech What is Apex Legends' age rating?
Author: 0 What is Apex Legends' age rating?

Disrespect play Apex Legends yesterday, and the viewer count refuses to fall below a collective 100,000 across all channels. We argued and agreed. "We tested and tweaked", Respawn CEO Vince Zampella said on the EA blog . Also, this is just the beginning as the developer has promised that there's a lot more to come this year. With some many players and downloads happening, you might be wondering how to play with friends.

Tech Apple restores functionality to Google’s apps after a brief block
Author: 0 Apple restores functionality to Google’s apps after a brief block

Facebook and Google products are among the most popular in the App Store , driving downloads and service fees for Apple's burgeoning Services revenue segment. But it wasn't specifically the user data collection that sparked Apple's ire. "We designed our Enterprise Developer Program exclusively for the internal distribution of apps within an organization".

Tech February 2019's PlayStation Plus Games Revealed
Author: 0 February 2019's PlayStation Plus Games Revealed

Assuming Ahmad's take is credible, let us know in Chatty what two existing PlayStation exclusive IPs could get new PS4 entries before we all start looking for the PS5. That's based on each game requiring 39GB of storage space, so you could get a lot more on there depending on the types of game you choose to play. New and existing PlayStation Plus members can get 12 months of membership for $57.99 or £42.99, saving 17% in the United States and 14% in the UK.

Tech Xbox Live issues have made countless Xbox One consoles unusable
Author: 0 Xbox Live issues have made countless Xbox One consoles unusable

An issue with Xbox Live has caused consoles across the world to fail to boot. As always, we're here and we're listening'. Microsoft have acknowledged the login problems via the Xbox Support Twitter account: "If you're running into errors attempting to sign in or access previously purchased content, our teams are aware and working to identify the cause".

Tech Huawei illuminates its foldable phone in MWC 2019 teaser photo
Author: 0 Huawei illuminates its foldable phone in MWC 2019 teaser photo

While the S9/S9+ and Note 9 were well-received smartphones, both devices were also very similar to their respective predecessors. Samsung first teased its foldable smartphone at the company's developer conference in November a year ago. According to reports, it is said the Huawei foldable phone will take the form of a tablet folding into a phone with the display on the outside - which the image in the Huawei tweet also suggests.

Tech Facebook paid 13-year-olds for access to all their internet data
Author: 0 Facebook paid 13-year-olds for access to all their internet data

TechCrunch reported that Google is running a data collector similar to Facebook's app on Apple's system. In a statement , Facebook hit back at the reporting. Facebook hid its involvement with the program by utilizing third party beta testing services that recruit test subjects. Facebook's Onavo VPN app was secretly spying on users and gathering private information while officially its goal was to minimize mobile data usage.

Tech Heritage Edition Marks Six Decades Of Toyota Land Cruisers
Author: 0 Heritage Edition Marks Six Decades Of Toyota Land Cruisers

The Toyota Land Cruiser is a vehicle you don't hear a whole lot about these days, partly because it sells in such small numbers and partly because the current Land Cruiser has been around largely unchanged since the 2008 model year. As hard as it is to believe, Toyota launched the Land Cruiser six decades ago and to mark the occasion, the Japanese have come up with the 2020 Land Cruiser Heritage Edition.

Tech Anthem demo pre-loading is underway ahead of Friday's roll-out
Author: 0 Anthem demo pre-loading is underway ahead of Friday's roll-out

There, you'll be given codes that allow your friends to do exactly what you did to get into the Anthem VIP demo . Anyone granted access to the VIP demo will also receive three "Friend Passes", enabling you to invite three buddies of your choosing to join in and play with you.

Tech Samsung Announces the Galaxy A9 Pro with Infinity O Display
Author: 0 Samsung Announces the Galaxy A9 Pro with Infinity O Display

By CCN.com: BGR, a USA -based technology publication, reported that a Samsung insider leaked images of the new Galaxy S10 model equipped with a native Bitcoin wallet. We are getting closer to the launch date of the Samsung Galaxy S10 series of smartphones. In a separate leak from Ben Geskin via Twitter , we have another real world shot of the standard Galaxy S10 and its Infinity-O display.

Tech Nintendo Switch outsold every other console in the United States a year ago
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch outsold every other console in the United States a year ago

The Nintendo Switch is available globally now. The video also revealed many other indie games coming to Nintendo Switch , including retro-inspired action-RPG CrossCode (Deck13 Interactive / Radical Fish Games), explosive metal rhythm game Double Kick Heroes (Plug in Digital / Headbang Club), story-driven puzzle-platformer Inmost (Chucklefish / Hidden Layer Games) and 2D open-world game Forager (Humble Bundle / HopFrog).

Tech Samsung to launch Galaxy M10 for Rs 7,990, M20 for Rs 10,990
Author: 0 Samsung to launch Galaxy M10 for Rs 7,990, M20 for Rs 10,990

The new Galaxy M-series will be replacing the existing Galaxy J-series and On-series smartphones. Both the smartphones-Galaxy M10 and M20 will feature water drop notches which Samsung, otherwise, likes to call " Infinity V" display. It will run Android 8.1 Oreo. Could this mean, they'll all have in-display fingerprint sensors or will they just rely on face unlocks? The M20 on the other hand will start at INR 12,990 ($182 or €160).

Tech Samsung is launching the Galaxy M series to counter Chinese rivals
Author: 0 Samsung is launching the Galaxy M series to counter Chinese rivals

However, it now appears as if this tech will have drawbacks, particularly for those anxious about protecting their new investments from scratches and other similar defects. Rumoured to be called the Galaxy F or Galaxy Fold , the phone has been spotted passing through the CMIIT (China Ministry of Industry and Information Technology), which most certainly means the phone will launch in China.

Tech German court throws out Qualcomm's latest patent case against Apple
Author: 0 German court throws out Qualcomm's latest patent case against Apple

But a regional court in the city of Mannheim dismissed the Qualcomm suit as groundless in an initial verbal decision , saying the patent in question was not violated by the installation of its chips in Apple's smartphones. However, Williams' comments appear to contradict testimony from Qualcomm's CEO Steven Mollenkopf. Also, Apple won't be able to launch 5G iPhones this year because Intel's 5G chips won't be ready until 2020.

Author: 0 U.S. government pursues criminal charges against Huawei

Meanwhile, as President Donald Trump considers an executive order that would bar U.S. companies from using equipment made by Huawei, ZTE and other Chinese telecommunications firms, a group of lawmakers have introduced a bill that would ban Chinese telecommunications companies from buying chips and components made in the U.S., Reuters reports .

Tech Ford Explorer hybrid and ST revealed
Author: 0 Ford Explorer hybrid and ST revealed

While Tesla may have the crown for most well-known EV maker, there are lots of brands creeping in to take a share of the market. Available upgrades include an ST Street Pack and an ST Track Pack. A flat-bottomed heated steering wheel embossed with an ST logo, as well as unique floor mats, are subtle ST-exclusive cues. The ST replaces the Explorer Sport in the new sixth-generation lineup gaining a punchier engine, tighter chassis tuning and exclusive styling.

Tech Samsung to Unveil Galaxy S10 in San Francisco on February 20
Author: 0 Samsung to Unveil Galaxy S10 in San Francisco on February 20

In the invite the company said, "On February 20 , Samsung Electronics will unveil new devices that promise to usher in new Galaxy experiences based on 10 years of innovations". As you can see in the photos provided by Business Insider, the phone was there, in full view, somewhere on the Samsung booth at CES 2019 in Las Vegas.

Tech New Windows 10 preview makes useful security and accessibility tweaks
Author: 0 New Windows 10 preview makes useful security and accessibility tweaks

Sadly, there's no indication that the most popular version of Microsoft's OS-Windows 10 Home-will see any changes to its install process, so if you want Cortana to pipe down, you can do what I do and do not forget to turn the volume down prior to a wipe or install, or just plug in a pair of headphones.

Tech ‘Fortnite’ Season 7, Week 5 Challenges Guide
Author: 0 ‘Fortnite’ Season 7, Week 5 Challenges Guide

We've reached the halfway point for Fortnite: Battle Royale's season seven challenges, so expect a good mix of tasks to do this time. The third and final stage includes the air traffic control tower in the new snow biome added by Epic Games in Season 7.

Tech Instagram Restores Scrolling Feature After Users Slam Latest Update
Author: 0 Instagram Restores Scrolling Feature After Users Slam Latest Update

After the update users now had to swipe left (or right) or tap through the posts in the app, like a modified horizontal scroll. With the new layout, it was not so easy to quickly fly through the feed. It remains to be seen whether Instagram will try to roll out this now-controversial feature again, considering the hostile feedback the test received.

Tech CenturyLink outage affects Minnesota customers
Author: 0 CenturyLink outage affects Minnesota customers

As of 3:30 Friday morning, CenturyLink tweeted that it was still working to restore service. 911 callers across the United States found themselves on hold this week as telecom giant CenturyLink experienced a national outage. Idaho Emergency Office Management Director Brad Richy says he didn't receive any reports of 911 service failures, but some state offices lost phone service.

Tech Apple's High-End iPhones Will Be Produced in India
Author: 0 Apple's High-End iPhones Will Be Produced in India

Tamil Nadu Industries Minister M C Sampath told Reuters that Foxconn had lined up a Rs 25 billion ($356 million) investment at its Sriperumbudur plant. Moving iPhone production to India mitigates that risk and also helps Apple improve its relations in the critically important Indian market where the middle class is soaring and import taxes on products companies want to sell there are still quite high.

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