Electronics

by | October 11, 2018 | 03:07

One compelling argument for the sale is that being owned by a company with deep pockets will offer Obsidian stability and resources the likes of which it has never had before. If the rumors are true, it would mean that one of the most well-respected RPG developers would come under the banner of Microsoft. A series of cancelled projects reportedly led to major financial troubles in 2012.

by | October 10, 2018 | 18:40

Subsequent name changes will cost money, with it being $4.99 for PlayStation Plus members and $9.99 for everyone else. Following on from the strong rumours last week , PlayStation Blog have confirmed that PSN Name changes are finally headed to the network with the functionality being tested in the Preview program.

by | October 10, 2018 | 17:42

News also emerged over the weekend that China's central bank would cut the required reserve ratio for Chinese banks by 1 %. China's yuan currency has faced strong selling pressure in 2018, losing more than 8% in March-August at the height of market worries, though it has since cut losses as authorities stepped up support.

by | October 10, 2018 | 17:45

Google's big Pixel 3 event is on Tuesday, October 9, but images and videos of the device have been leaking nonstop in recent months - a reporter even managed to buy a unit in Hong Kong, days before it was officially announced. A new Home View feature, activated by swiping down on the display shows the status of all your connected devices on a single screen, letting you easily switch off lights or smart plugs, or turn music down.

by | October 10, 2018 | 17:08

The Xbox One console is a great device where you can play lots of awesome games such as Halo 5, Forza Horizon 4 and more. Microsoft is planning a game streaming service, called Project xCloud , which it plans to trial in 2019. An ambition that has given birth to xCloud, which is that the libraries for Xbox and Microsoft to be available on all devices: PC, Xbox, smartphone, tablet .

by | October 10, 2018 | 16:50

The reboot takes place repeatedly as every time the Watch boots, it again tries to draw the hour-to-hour data of the user's activity, fails and reboots. As is the Nike+ Apple Watch Series 4 begins at @399 for 40mm Global Positioning System model and $499 for the 40mm Global Positioning System + cellular model.

by | October 10, 2018 | 13:45

The day one patch has become such an issue that United Kingdom shops have been given permission to sell the game a day early, so that everyone has a chance to download the update in a reasonable amount of time. "Download speeds may vary based on region, platform, connection type, and the speed of your internet connection". This patch is already available for the digital version so only retail copies will be affected by this change.

by | October 10, 2018 | 13:31

Upon discovering the bug , Google patched it, but opted not to disclose it to the public out of fear of regulatory pressure and unfavorable comparisons to Facebook's Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal. Well, this is a major security flaw that brought users personal data to risk. With immediate effect, it will only be possible for apps configured to be the default calling or text app to access phone and SMS data.

by | October 10, 2018 | 11:10

After far too many leaks, Google's new Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are finally official. The new Pixel is expected to have a similar "notch" design to the iPhone XS and a new sand colour. It has been created to blend in with your home - the screen automatically adjusts to the level and type of light in the room. Google is tossing in six months of YouTube premium when you buy a Home Hub so that you have plenty of content to watch.

by | October 10, 2018 | 08:59

The user configured one or more of their Known Folders (Desktop, Documents, Pictures, Screenshots, Videos, Camera Roll, etc.) to be redirected (KFR) to another folder (device drive, external drive or a OneDrive folder). Microsoft has stated that they are using file recovery tools to recover user's deleted files. Microsoft recommends that any users affected by the bug should call their local Microsoft support number , and technicians will be able to assist users with recovering any data ...

by | October 10, 2018 | 03:02

Five years ago, in 2013, the PlayStation 4 launched. The prospect of using a quick and easy means of upscaling old games and getting them to work could effectively provide that, hence the excitement around the discovery of Sony's patent .

by | October 09, 2018 | 23:34

Apple first addressed the new iPhone's charging issues ( Chargegate ) in a beta release of iOS 12.1 . Last week, we reported on an iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max charging bug that saw some handsets fail to receive power if plugged in while the display was asleep.

by | October 09, 2018 | 22:12

According to the Journal , Google's legal and policy team warned senior executives at the company that disclosing the security flaw could lead to " immediate regulatory interest ". In July, the company was criticized after reports that employees for a third-party email app could read our emails if we integrated those apps with our Gmail account.

by | October 09, 2018 | 18:29

The event kicked off with a bunch of updates on various Google products followed by the new hardware announcement. Google Pixel 3 , Pixel Slate tablet, and Google Home Hub have been unveiled by Google at the #MadeByGoogle launch event in NY.

by | October 09, 2018 | 17:54

The Pixel 3 XL is expected to come with a 6.7-inch display, an increase of 0.7-inches, while the smaller Pixel 3 will come with a 5.5-inch display, a difference of 0.5-inches. It also shows that the device will be available in two colors - chalk and charcoal. Google doesn't disclose its phone shipments, unlike Apple, which has sold about 388 million iPhones since the first Pixel came out in October 2016.

by | October 09, 2018 | 16:57

For instance, we don't know what's under the hood processor, storage or component-wise. The design appears to be similar to the Fabric Cases sold by Google for the Pixel 2 line, with similar cut outs for camera and fingerprint sensor.

by | October 09, 2018 | 14:26

Hence we expect the company to launch the Pixel 3 series smartphones and tablets today but add a few more surprises as well. We have seen both the smartphones in leaked renders and we have also come across their specifications. Last year, Google rolled out the Pixel 2 , Google Home Mini, Google Clips, Pixel Buds and several other gadgets, so it seems likely that there will be a substantial lineup this time around.

by | October 09, 2018 | 12:15

It appears that Google hasn't yet mastered the art of a small notch since the one on the Pixel 3 XL is fairly big. The report suggests that the Pixel 3 XL would sport a tall 6.3-inch notched display with a 19:9 aspect ratio. Evan Blass tweeted a press image collection of both phones, from front, side and rear and in all the expected colours. Inside, you'll find 4GB of RAM and 64GB of non-expandable storage - just like last year's Pixel 2 .

by | October 09, 2018 | 11:28

From the backside, the Google Pixel 3 XL seems to carry similar design cue to that of the Google Pixel 2 XL with a mix of glass, aluminium and a circular-shaped fingerprint sensor at the centre. A MySmartPrice report has posted pictures of a supposed Google Pixel Slate . And that's how much you'd have to pay for the Pixel 3 XL in Hong Kong right now.

by | October 09, 2018 | 05:09

Facebook has also installed Amazon's Alexa on Portal for smart home functions, a significant deal for the two companies in their efforts to dominate home technology. If the video call has multiple people in the frame, the camera shifts to a wide-angle mode, keeping everyone in its bounding box. There's also a physical camera cover provided with each Portal and Portal + unit, as well as a button allowing you to "completely" disable the camera and microphone.

by | October 08, 2018 | 22:45

Alongside that, the company also claimed that the Core i9-9900K is the world's best gaming processor. The new Core i9-9900K marks the very first time Intel has introduced an 8C/16T processor in the mainstream desktop market, with the CPU having a base clock of 3.6GHz and boost clock of 5GHz when in single/dual operation.

by | October 08, 2018 | 21:45

The consumer version of Google + now has low usage and engagement: "90 percent of Google + user sessions are less than five seconds". REGULATORY INTEREST Google said a software glitch in the social site gave outside developers potential access to private Google + profile data between a major redesign in 2015 and March 2018, when internal investigators discovered and fixed the issue.

by | October 08, 2018 | 21:29

Clementine's story will be completed. Skybound Games will complete Season 4 of Telltale's The Walking Dead , the company announced today. Skybound will continue the game to see it to completion. After the announcement that Telltale Games would be closing up shop and ceasing production on almost all of its projects, fans of the episodic game series The Walking Dead were left wondering if their years-long journey would end with no conclusion.

by | October 08, 2018 | 21:03

As you'd expect, Project xCloud leverages all of the work Microsoft has done with cloud computing and Azure. But you won't have to wait too much longer to see it in action though, as public trials are expected to begin in 2019 (though that's as specific as Microsoft would get for now).

by | October 08, 2018 | 19:14

One of the most prominent complaints out there is the choice of design by the company, particularly the huge and deep notch of this upcoming smartphone. In India, Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are expected to launch in the October second week. A few weeks on and now, Google is all set to take on the spotlight at its big event due tomorrow at San Francisco .

by | October 08, 2018 | 17:59

The video mentions that the smartphone will also launch in New York City on October 30 as well - at 11am EDT - which is the same time as 8:30pm IST, implying the event will occur simultaneously. However, the device will be powered by the Snapdragon 845 SoC, the same that powers the OnePlus 6 with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage.

by | October 08, 2018 | 17:42

This is not a matter of being hacked, but involves someone setting up a duplicate account with the same profile picture as the person being targeted, and then sending friend requests to their existing friends. Facebook hacks mean somebody has access to your account and any information or messages within it. In 2016, a similar mass cloning scam occurred on Facebook.

by | October 08, 2018 | 17:38

Cutting corners: A whole swathe of issues have appeared with the new Windows 10 October Update; Microsoft Store apps mightn't be able to connect to the internet, performance might be reduced due to incompatibilities with older Intel drivers and worst of all, files might be deleted .

by | October 08, 2018 | 16:30

The Pixel Slate which may be internally codenamed Nocturne will be a 2-in-1 device which means it can be used as a tablet along with a support for detachable keyboard that can be used to access it like a laptop. Storage-wise, the phone comes with 128GB of non-expandable storage. The Pixel phones are also set to come with a wireless charging stand that props the phone up while it charges to make the screen visible, nearly like a docking station of old but wireless.

by | October 07, 2018 | 21:38

The feature works on Android , iPhone, Google Home, and other Assistant-enabled smart speakers. On an Android device that has the app installed, you can just say, "Hey Google, I need a ride to my house", and Google Maps will open to show you your options for Lyft (Android, iOS ), Uber (Android, iOS), and other rideshare apps you have on your phone.

by | October 07, 2018 | 15:47

The third-quarter operating profit was up 20.4 percent from a year ago while sales jumped by 4.7 percent. That compared with a 15.9 trillion won forecast from 11 analysts. So much so that the company has released some projections for Q3 2018. Chips account for almost 80 percent of Samsung's operating profit and Samsung benefited from a surge in data centers for cloud computing that has spurred spikes in prices for DRAM chips.

by | October 07, 2018 | 14:53

Rumours of a Game Boy revival have existed for years, but website Siliconera has noticed a new U.S. patent which is a Game Boy-shaped case for your smartphone . Is there a size minimum and maximum? Would Nintendo release a variety of cases to support the most popular phones, and would it release updated versions to make sure you can keep playing after a phone upgrade? Remember, we've already had the SmartBoy phone case from Hyperkin, which allows you to use Game Boy cartridges and play ...

by | October 07, 2018 | 13:27

A fourth source went so far as to share a photo from an internal Sony document that shows an "edit username" option on a PSN profile. There's also no word on when this feature might be released or how the process of changing your username might work.

by | October 07, 2018 | 13:28

A number of users have complained that the latest update has wiped out backed up content including files, music and photos on their Windows 10 devices. It is not yet known exactly what is causing such problems, hence, for now, there is no such any information/statement was declared by the tech giant Microsoft .

by | October 07, 2018 | 00:18

It has three sensors on the rear and two at the front. This means that each camera produces a different picture, of varying size and quality. In terms of camera specifications, the pixel size of the 12MP standard rear camera sensor has been improved by about 40 per cent over the LG V30 , increasing from 1micron to 1.4micron, and the image sensor is now more than 18 per cent larger than that in the LG V30.