• Online Nintendo Switch Debuts in September’s Second Half
Online Nintendo Switch Debuts in September’s Second Half

Anyways, now fans can enjoy the online gaming service at their best. Access to the Nintendo Switch smartphone app. Of course, there's always a chance that Nintendo goes on to add the Switch Online disclaimer before the service goes live, but that possibility seems relatively low at this point.

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  • How and Where to Preorder the Samsung Galaxy Note 9
How and Where to Preorder the Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Let's have a look to decide if you should make the switch to the new Note 9. It also comes as the smartphone industry has largely pushed the limits on hardware. Samsung has unveiled a new flagship phone and smartwatch, as well as previewing its new smart home speaker during a busy event in NY. Behind the 6.4-inch screen of the Note 9, Samsung have ...

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  • Samsung to spend $A30 billion on AI
Samsung to spend $A30 billion on AI

Samsung said the announcement followed months of deliberations and review by the management and the board of directors of different Samsung companies, including Samsung Electronics . Its de facto leader Lee Jae-yong was convicted of corruption a year ago, but released from prison in February. Jay Lee, the vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, is...

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  • Features of electronic giant’s first smartwatch revealed — Samsung Galaxy Watch
Features of electronic giant’s first smartwatch revealed — Samsung Galaxy Watch

We'll obviously reserve full judgement for when we can use the phone unencumbered by Samsung bodyguards. Marketing is all about getting a product into the minds of prospective buyers, and that's what a massive event does, with every tech outlet attending if they can.

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  • Nintendo Leaks New 'Super Smash Bros.' Character
Nintendo Leaks New 'Super Smash Bros.' Character

Richter Belmont would later join the fray while also giving a glimpse of Dracula's son Alucard. His Final Smash is the Grand Cross and his stage is Dracula's Castle, which will have candles that contain items and 34 music tracks from the long-running adventure series.

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  • Android P is called ‘Pie’ and is now available for Pixel smartphones
Android P is called ‘Pie’ and is now available for Pixel smartphones

In fact, Samsung's Android 9.0 Pie release could arrive a little faster than its Android 8.0 Oreo roll out . The update is available for Pixel, Pixel XL , Pixel 2 , Pixel 2 XL and Essential phone right now . Also coming to Pixel phones this fall is Digital Wellbeing . Google has developed a new battery manager with AI technology. B...

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  • Motorola announces Moto Z3 with 5G Moto Mod support
Motorola announces Moto Z3 with 5G Moto Mod support

At the very least, the phone has 4GB of RAM. There are only a few cities in America that have 5G. Motorola's version of Android has always been smooth and clean, and there's nothing new here-which is good, in this case. Verizon is now rolling out 5G residential broadband service in four USA markets: Houston, Los Angeles, Sacramento and on...

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  • PlayStation 4 Reaches 82.2 Million In Global Sales, Surpassing PS3's Lifetime Sales
PlayStation 4 Reaches 82.2 Million In Global Sales, Surpassing PS3's Lifetime Sales

Sony stated that these results were due to higher than expected sales of its games . The figures are Sony's first quarterly results under new chief executive officer Kenichiro Yoshida, who replaced Kazuo Hirai in April. Operating profit rose from a year earlier to ¥83.5-billion. The company also had a few surprises to share in the quarter at the...

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  • Google's
Google's "Pixel Stand" Could be a Wireless Charging Stand for Pixel 3

Today we're looking a bit closer at the Google Pixel 3 as it's leaked in surprisingly full fashion weeks before release. The Pixel 3 launch is only a few months away, which means the chances for leaks are growing higher. Also, while a notch on the display is not clear on the black variant, the white model has bezels and the notch in black! ...

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  • EA to launch premier subscription service next week
EA to launch premier subscription service next week

Disappointing though it is that we won't be lifting any more free stuff out of EA's pockets, I'm not really surprised that On the House is going away. Origin Access Premier will complement EA's existing Origins Access on PC (and EA Access on Xbox One). Do you intend to play EA's latest releases? Upgrading to a Premier account still grants that...

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  • Fortnite Android to Be Exclusive to Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Fortnite Android to Be Exclusive to Samsung Galaxy Note 9

For a while, weve been saying that well likely see the heavily leaked Samsung Galaxy Watch launch alongside the Samsung Galaxy Note9 at Samsungs Unpacked event in NYC . "Huawei's planned volume could be limited to some 20,000 to 30,000 units, or even less, for a small group of first-wave adopters", a person familiar with Huawei's plan told Ni...

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  • Sony unveils 48MP camera sensor for smartphones
Sony unveils 48MP camera sensor for smartphones

Pixels in a smartphone camera sensor are generally larger than 1 μm; the Pixel 2's sensor, for example, features 1.4-μm pixels. Sony said in a press release the increased pixel count will enable high-quality photos even when devices are using digital zoom.

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  • Central Illinois Delegation Reacts To Kavanaugh Supreme Court Pick
Central Illinois Delegation Reacts To Kavanaugh Supreme Court Pick

Like the other eight justices on the court, Kavanaugh has an Ivy League law degree, spending his undergraduate and law school years at Yale. The stakes are high. While Supreme Court nominations are the job of the Senate, House members are also weighing in. President Trump repeatedly promised to nominate justices to the bench who are hostile to R...

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  • MacBook Pro updated with 8th-gen Intel Core chipsets
MacBook Pro updated with 8th-gen Intel Core chipsets

The 13-inch MacBook Pro model will come with up to 2TB SSD, while, the 15-inch MacBook Pro will have a 4TB SSD. The Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro is powered by a quad-core 8th-generation Intel Core. An analyst says the new model's disappointing sales could lead to the phone being cancelled - with production stopping as soon as this summer. ...

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  • Surface Go Announced, Microsoft's Most Affordable Tablet-PC Hybrid Yet
Surface Go Announced, Microsoft's Most Affordable Tablet-PC Hybrid Yet

Added to this is an 8.3 mm thin design , and a device that tips the scale at 521.6 grams sans detachable keyboard cover. Microsoft Corp is going for the low-end of the personal computing market with a smaller, cheaper Surface Go tablet that takes on Apple Inc's cheapest iPads.

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  • 'Fortnite' season five adds a desert locale, golf carts and rifts
'Fortnite' season five adds a desert locale, golf carts and rifts

As we mentioned though, you can find all this detail in the above gallery which will make sure you don't get lost. Fortnite Season 5 is here and the upcoming skins, gliders, emotes and more this season have been leaked. These will take you "for a wild ride" if you dare step in, so maybe they'll act as some kind of teleportation portal. Once a...

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  • Comcast’s Xfinity Mobile is now throttling video and mobile hotspots
Comcast’s Xfinity Mobile is now throttling video and mobile hotspots

I repeat, this is to help YOU. Comcast spins this change by saying it will "help you save money if you pay By the Gig and take longer to reach the 20 GB threshold if you have the Unlimited data option". In Comcast's eyes, it seems to think that it's doing you a favor by restricting access and raising the price. Customers who pay-by-the-GB will ...

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  • Google reportedly allows apps to scan some people's Gmail inboxes
Google reportedly allows apps to scan some people's Gmail inboxes

This is seen in a pop-up box that includes a note that the app wants permission to " read, send, delete and manage your email ". "Signing in with Google " apps use your Google Account to sign into other website or apps. Privacy has been a big deal as of late, with internet companies coming under closer scrutiny after the Facebook-Cambridge Analy...

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  • Samsung's Android Go phone revealed in numerous hands-on photos
Samsung's Android Go phone revealed in numerous hands-on photos

With this handset, Samsung is looking to increase its market share, but the specifications of the handset tell a different story altogether. The Samsung Galaxy On 6 comes equipped with a 5.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED display and draws its power from an Octa-Core Exynos 7870 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM .

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  • OnePlus Commits to Three Years of Updates
OnePlus Commits to Three Years of Updates

Case in point is the OnePlus 2T, which debuted in November 2016, and was denied the Android Oreo update. OnePlus today formally committed to service its handsets with two years of feature updates and three years of security updates.

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  • Fortnite Playground mode coming back TODAY? Fans given hope about LTM return
Fortnite Playground mode coming back TODAY? Fans given hope about LTM return

When Thursday rolled around though, there we no updates on the situation and PlayGround Mode was still down. Fortnite has remained as one of the most popular games in the world for several reasons. You'll have one hour to create, play and train as you wish. The preview for the article said: "Hey there, We're continuing testing on our matchm...

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  • Google Home and Chromecast devices experiencing issues
Google Home and Chromecast devices experiencing issues

A new update to address the issue should be rolling out to all users over the next six hours, the company said Wednesday evening. Two-thirds of those reporting a problem with their device said that their Google Home was unresponsive, while the the remainder said that their smart speaker could not access the internet.

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  • Supreme Court Ruling Opens Door to Online Sales Tax
Supreme Court Ruling Opens Door to Online Sales Tax

But on Thursday, the Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision that states do have the right to collect sales tax from online retailers that do not have physical presences in their state. Yesterday, the Supreme Court decision in Wayfair v. "The physical presence rule has always been criticized as giving out-of-state sellers an advantage", the r...

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  • OPPO's Find X Smartphone Features a Hidden Pop-Up Camera
OPPO's Find X Smartphone Features a Hidden Pop-Up Camera

In terms of the specs, the handset comes with a dual-camera setup on the rear panel comprising a 16-megapixel primary shooter backed by a 20-megapixel secondary snapper. Oppo has revived its Find series after four years and Find X is all about innovation in smartphone technology. It also comes with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal st...

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  • Auto News: New Generation Suzuki Jimny To Debut In Japan Next Month
Auto News: New Generation Suzuki Jimny To Debut In Japan Next Month

For the Japanese market, the Jimny will get a 660cc engine , while a higher spec model will get a 1.5-litre engine, both coming with four-wheel drive as standard. While it's still not clear that the Jimny will come to India, we think if priced right, the Jimny will make for a fantastic compact SUV that will find a lot of buyers who want a small ye...

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  • This Critical 911 Feature in iOS 12 Could Save Your Life
This Critical 911 Feature in iOS 12 Could Save Your Life

An estimated 80 percent of roughly 240 million emergency calls in the US this year will come from mobile phones , most of which are capable of precisely tracking where their users are. We'll find out more when iOS 12 launches later this year, so stay tuned. When the feature becomes available, 'Apple phones will send fast and accurate device loca...

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  • Samsung Chromebook Plus (V2) costs $500 with built-in pen
Samsung Chromebook Plus (V2) costs $500 with built-in pen

Like the original Chromebook Plus , the V2 comes with 4GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage-not bad, but nothing to write home about. The popular laptop-tablet hybrid will be faster and long-lasting with a new Intel CPU and extended battery life.

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  • More Cyberpunk 2077 details surface up
More Cyberpunk 2077 details surface up

This change in player perspective has changed the perspective of several potential players who worry that CD Projekt Red is abandoning the hardcore RPG stylings of The Witcher series for a more digestible shooter action game. Nothing at launch. At launch we're concentrating on the single-player game. Instead, it looks like CD Projekt Red are goin...

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  • Every Super Smash Bros. character ever will be playable on the Switch
Every Super Smash Bros. character ever will be playable on the Switch

Crazy, high-energy mech action and cel-shaded visuals are the name of the game in Daemon X Machina , the new project from Marvelous and First Studio. Yes, Nintendo will have games that don't involve Pikachu pummeling Sonic the Hedgehog, but do they even matter? Starting today, you can download it on the Switch.

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  • Tales of Vesperia Definitive Edition Announced at Microsoft’s E3 2018 Press Conference
Tales of Vesperia Definitive Edition Announced at Microsoft’s E3 2018 Press Conference

Tales of Vesperia originally released on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in 2008. Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition was revealed at the Xbox E3 Media Briefing and will include upscaled screen resolution, new characters, events, and additional content never released outside of Japan.

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  • Fortnite won’t support cross-play between Nintendo Switch and PS4
Fortnite won’t support cross-play between Nintendo Switch and PS4

A recent leak suggested that Fortnite Nintendo Switch would be revealed during Nintendo's E3 Direct presentation. Fortnite is available now in early access on iOS, PC, PS4, and Xbox One . Of course, whether those games can pull off the same addicting gameplay as Fortnite remains to be seen. "With Switch, you can squad up with your frie...

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  • The Awesome Adventures Of Captain Spirit Arrives June 26, 2018
The Awesome Adventures Of Captain Spirit Arrives June 26, 2018

Well, while that title is in development, the team will first be joining forces with publisher Square Enix to release a self-contained "narrative Life is odd experience". Life is unusual 2 has been announced but not formally unveiled yet. Chris's story is based around his childlike imagination, and his story takes him to alien planets in his su...

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  • Assassin's Creed Odyssey launches October 5; E3 2018 trailer, gameplay walkthrogh
Assassin's Creed Odyssey launches October 5; E3 2018 trailer, gameplay walkthrogh

Pacific Time/4:00 p.m. Eastern with the Ubisoft E3 2018 Conference, live from the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles. The character returns to the island of Kefalonia after 17 years, after a tragedy in their childhood had ripped the family apart.

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  • Industries Reveals New Halo Infinite Details
Industries Reveals New Halo Infinite Details

That does it for the list of games announced at E3 that are actually exclusive to the Xbox One . E3 2018 coverage at Giant Bomb : Still more commentary and news from E3, from our colleagues at Giant Bomb. This time around, Forza Horizon 4 will come with a 4K mode for the Xbox One X , in addition to a 60fps mode for smoother gameplay. Let...

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  • E3 2018: Watch The New Battlefield 5 Trailer
E3 2018: Watch The New Battlefield 5 Trailer

Battlefield V is set against the backdrop of World War II. There will also be a new battle royale mode, but it wasn't given a video preview. Instead of asking players to pay extra to get new maps, every update is now free, and developer DICE is focusing on cosmetic items as a way to generate revenue from the game as an ongoing platform.

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  • Kingdom Hearts 3 has a release date
Kingdom Hearts 3 has a release date

But the gaming giant has done one better, making the reveal a few days early. Square Enix first announced Kingdom Hearts III in 2013. I'm sorry that we're asking for a little more time than initially planned. Square Enix has just announced that the game will be coming in January. During Microsoft's E3 2018 press conference, a new trai...

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  • Facebook apologizes for mistakenly exposing up to 14M users’ posts
Facebook apologizes for mistakenly exposing up to 14M users’ posts

For a period of four days in May, about 14 million Facebook users around the world had their default sharing setting for all new posts set to public, the company revealed Thursday. Spotted by Recode , posts from up to 14 million Facebook users that had their content set to be shared privately was changed to be publicly seen. People could have ch...

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  • Apple puts the brakes on Facebook’s data collection
Apple puts the brakes on Facebook’s data collection

Apple's chief executive Tim Cook had previously described Facebook's practices as being an "invasion of privacy " - an opinion Facebook's founder Mark Zuckerberg subsequently denounced as being "glib", the BBC reported on Monday. Based on this data, individuals can set up time restrictions for specific apps, websites , or categories of...

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  • Hitman 2 Leaked Ahead of Reveal Scheduled For Later This Week
Hitman 2 Leaked Ahead of Reveal Scheduled For Later This Week

Another tweet which sparked more excitement, this time from WB Games, pictured a race auto. If there is a new Hitman game in the works, WB Games will be the distributor. Could this mean that the new release will go back to its conventional campaign routes and be a full game instead? The font in the short snippet looks very similar to that used in...

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  • [H]ardOCP: Google Unceremoniously Removes the Tablet Section from Official Android Website
[H]ardOCP: Google Unceremoniously Removes the Tablet Section from Official Android Website

Its because Chrome OS now works in the tablet form factor, just like Acer Chromebook Tab 10 . Tablets overall as a category hasn't seen much growth in the last couple of years. Google had launched Honeycomb operating system, especially designed for the tablet PCs. If one tries to access the tablet page now, they will be redirected to the home ...

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  • Gmail's major redesign will be available to all in July
Gmail's major redesign will be available to all in July

Video: New Gmail design is here . There's no word, though, on whether these changes will apply to regular users of Gmail. Next month, G Suite admins can either shift everyone to the new Gmail immediately, or let each employee decide whether they want to change.

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  • Apple's latest MacOS update is called Mojave
Apple's latest MacOS update is called Mojave

With a single app for all machines, Mac, iPad and iPhone users will get new features at the same time. Also, there is a Categories tab that lists all the apps category-wise. The Creative Cloud developer has also announced that it's working on a new iOS app that will allow you to bring together 3D content, text and images in a "WYSIWYG AR edit...

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  • Rep. David Cicilline: 'Looks Like' FB CEO Zuckerberg Lied to Congress
Rep. David Cicilline: 'Looks Like' FB CEO Zuckerberg Lied to Congress

While Facebook claimed that the Cambridge Analytica scandal was the end of open access to user data, this NYT article proves that that is not exactly true. Whether Facebook actually violated the FTC consent decree remains to be seen. The problem in this case is that Facebook has exempted these manufacturers from its new policy of preventi...

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  • Apple App Store spending doubles to $42.5B
Apple App Store spending doubles to $42.5B

The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple plans to build on its existing system for selling ads within App Store search results, enabling iOS developers to get paid to display Apple-offered ads within in-app searches. That increase in spending on iOS apps reflects Apple's change in its subscription model in September 2016, when the iPhone mak...

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  • Fallout 76 set to debut at E3
Fallout 76 set to debut at E3

According to the NoClip trailer, "The History of Bethesda Game Studios " episode will be made available on Tuesday, June 5th. This is pretty much all we know about the game besides it possible release window which is 2019 . The terminal in Fallout 3 we mentioned also placed in the vault in the nearby DC area, though Bethesda may avoid overl...

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  • 'Active Shooter' video game gets pulled prior to release
'Active Shooter' video game gets pulled prior to release

News of the game's release had sparked widespread outrage , including among students and parents at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where 17 people died in a shooting in February. " Active Shooter " quickly inspired a backlash from parents. "The broader conversation about Steam's content policies is one that we'll be a...

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  • Fallout: Bethesda Teasing New Project
Fallout: Bethesda Teasing New Project

On Tuesday, Bethesda's Twitter account sent out a GIF of the series' famous "PLEASE STAND BY" screen along with a hashtag of the same name on Monday afternoon, ostensibly a teaser that some Fallout-related announcement is coming soon. There is also a chance that it could be a remaster of previous games, such as Fallout 3 or Fallout: New Vega...

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  • Apple iOS 11.4 released: Messages in iCloud, AirPlay 2, more
Apple iOS 11.4 released: Messages in iCloud, AirPlay 2, more

All AirPlay 2 devices can be controlled using an iOS device, HomePod , Apple TV , or by asking Siri. For those with multiple HomePods across their home, they will now be able to fill their entire home with in-sync audio through multiple speakers or only in select areas like a bedroom, office, or patio.

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  • Pokemon Quest Unveiled for Switch and Smartphones
Pokemon Quest Unveiled for Switch and Smartphones

You'll be able to choose either as a starter in each game, but encounter rates among other things will change. First-generation Pokemon that players have caught in Pokemon GO can be transferred to Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee , and gifts can be sent from the Switch titles to the mobile game.

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  • New Moto G6 Plus Model With More Powerful Chip Leaks
New Moto G6 Plus Model With More Powerful Chip Leaks

There's no word on the G6 Play, though. Either way, the Moto G6 is first available at Verizon from what I can tell, and the $240 price is cheaper than the $250 Motorola plans to sell it at. The Moto G6 Play is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 427 chipset which is coupled with 2GB of RAM clocked at 1.4 GHz with an Adreno 505 GPU. Now, the ...

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