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Author: 0 Apple's 5G iPhone will likely launch in 2021

And Arcuri says that Intel, Apple's main supplier, may not have its modems ready in time by the end of next year. Just like previous rumours and analysts notes have indicated , a UBS analyst says there is an increasing likelihood that Apple won't have a 5G iPhone ready for 2020.

Tech Google Duplex launching for iOS and Android devices
Author: 0 Google Duplex launching for iOS and Android devices

According to Google's annual Android security report [pdf ], installs of malicious apps from the Google Play Store increased by 100% in 2018. On the other hand, users that installed apps from third parties, as well, were affected by malicious apps eight times more often.

Tech WhatsApp launches new privacy settings for Groups
Author: 0 WhatsApp launches new privacy settings for Groups

Here, users can choose to alter the settings for the WhatsApp groups to: "Nobody", "My Contacts," or " Everyone ." . In an effort to reduce spam and spread of misinformation, WhatsApp today announced a new privacy control feature that will allow you to control who can add you to group chats.

Tech Gmail rolls out customisable swipe actions for iOS
Author: 0 Gmail rolls out customisable swipe actions for iOS

It took about an year, but Gmail's customizable swipe actions have finally reached the iOS crowd. In case you don't see it, try to update your app from the official store. Google free email service, Gmail for iOS has been updated with customisable swipe actions . But on my iPhone, my only option was to delete my emails, no matter which way I swiped.

Tech Elder Scrolls: Blades has finally launched on Android in early access
Author: 0 Elder Scrolls: Blades has finally launched on Android in early access

In-app purchases. According to players on Reddit , opening chests has a timer which can be sped up with microtransactions: "Opening is where you wait or pay". Purchases and progress will carry over to the final game, of course, but that's quite the item price considering most triple A PC and console games cost less than $99 at launch.

Tech AI menus at McDonald's will guess what customers want to eat
Author: 0 AI menus at McDonald's will guess what customers want to eat

With this acquisition of Dynamic Yield , based in NY and Tel Aviv, McDonald's builds on its significant technology investments for growth. Additionally, the technology could gather data on the preparation times for each food item and then suggest them accordingly depending on the number of people on the order and drive-thru lines.

Tech Huawei P30, P30 Pro unveiled
Author: 0 Huawei P30, P30 Pro unveiled

The Huawei P30 and P30 Pro are the company's latest endeavors to present users with not just best-in-class performance, but also the most advanced photography experience on a smartphone. In fact, the firm said Huawei's camera setup makes "usable" 10x zoom on smartphones a reality. The sensor size is also bigger at 1/1.7 inches, 125% more than that of the Galaxy S10 Plus and the iPhone Xs Max .

Tech PS4, Xbox, Nintendo Switch News, Reviews and Features
Author: 0 PS4, Xbox, Nintendo Switch News, Reviews and Features

According to the company, these " State of Play " (nice name) showcases will highlight PlayStation 4 announcements and updates. Sony probably saw that there's value in constant, bite-sized updates instead of putting up bombastic presentations once per year.

Tech Shang Tsung’s movie actor is back for Mortal Kombat 11
Author: 0 Shang Tsung’s movie actor is back for Mortal Kombat 11

The Mortal Kombat 11 closed beta will be running from March 28th - 31st. While we don't know what Tsung's moveset will be like, we do know that Noob Saibot is joining the base roster. Further details on how or when players can acquire Shang Tsung also weren't provided. Mortal Kombat 11 developers, NetherRealm Studios have released the beta trailer onto their official Mortal Kombat YouTube Channel.

Tech How an Indie Developer Is Making an Official Zelda Game
Author: 0 How an Indie Developer Is Making an Official Zelda Game

As announced in the March 2019 Nindies Showcase, Cadence of Hyrule is a roguelike rhythm game similar in style to Crypt of the NecroDancer , which first came out in 2015 and is now available on Switch. The game includes 25 remixed Legend of Zelda tunes alongside "modern-looking Lynels" and "Hyrulean Soldiers of old". But this is different. Even more excited to see it mashed up with The Legend of Zelda? There's also a dog-sledding game called The Red Lantern and oh how I want to play ...

Tech Oculus has a new PC VR headset called the Oculus Rift S
Author: 0 Oculus has a new PC VR headset called the Oculus Rift S

However, the Rift S does borrow from the upcoming Oculus Quest in other areas. Over the past month or so, we've been hearing a lot of rumblings about an alleged new VR headset being developed by Oculus . Other changes include replacing the on-ear headphones of its predecessor with speakers positioned near your ear, a slightly larger field-of-view, no manual adjustment of distance between your eyes (IPD), a PlayStation VR-esque design instead of a flexible strap, and one display instead ...

Tech Bug Alert! Samsung Galaxy S10 is having battery issues
Author: 0 Bug Alert! Samsung Galaxy S10 is having battery issues

Other hardware specifications for the Galaxy A10 include a 6.2-inch HD+ Infinity-V Super AMOLED display, a 13MP main camera and 5MP front-facing camera, and a 4000mAh. The setup will consist of 16-megapixel primary camera and an 8-megapixel secondary sensor. If this is not a special case and all of the Galaxy Fold units will look the same, it may be that Samsung has so far been unable to create a perfectly flat screen surface for the "tablet" mode of operation.

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.

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