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OnePlus moved the OnePlus 6T launch event, because Apple OnePlus moved the OnePlus 6T launch event, because Apple
- October 20, 2018

This means the release of the OnePlus 6T will now take place on October 29 at 11am rather than the original October 30 date. Even though community members have already booked flights, accommodation etc to make it to the launch event OnePlus simply had to make the decision to move their event. (more...)
Sharing Your Location and ETA in Google Maps is Much Better Now Sharing Your Location and ETA in Google Maps is Much Better Now
- October 20, 2018

Opening in Google Maps , the recipient will see your progress on a live map with your name, avatar, and current mode of transportation. You'll select those to share with from your favorite contacts. Google Maps is getting a massive new feature on iPhones today. Journey sharing is also available for driving, walking, and cycling navigation with today's update. (more...)
IPhone XR release tomorrow as Apple prices and deals revealed IPhone XR release tomorrow as Apple prices and deals revealed
- October 19, 2018

What just happened? Apple recently invited select tech editors and influencers to New York City for a hands-on preview of the new iPhone XR , Apple's latest budget-minded smartphone. While the pre-orders for the iPhone XR begins today, the shipping starts from October 26th. Several weeks after the iPhone XS and XS Max went on sale, we're finally getting closer to the release of the iPhone XR . (more...)
Here's Red Dead Redemption 2's launch trailer Here's Red Dead Redemption 2's launch trailer
- October 19, 2018

Similar concerns were brought up during the end of development for the first Red Dead Redemption , specifically from the Rockstar San Diego studio. Those who will not surrender or succumb to the law are killed. Arthur Morgan and the Van der Linde game have to flee from a job gone a bit wrong, struggling to survive as the feds and bounty hunters try to claim your bounty. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Book 2: Release date, price and specs Samsung Galaxy Book 2: Release date, price and specs
- October 19, 2018

Samsung hasn't yet said whether it'll be bringing the Surface Book 2 to Blighty, but has announced that over in the States, it'll be available for $999.99 (around £765) starting 2 November . At up to 20 hours, it's nearly double the first Galaxy Book. For starters, it comes with an X20 LTE modem so the tablet offers 4G connectivity so you're always connected to data like your smartphone. (more...)
October 30 also date of Apple's Mac and iPad Pro event October 30 also date of Apple's Mac and iPad Pro event
- October 19, 2018

We'll have to wait and see what Apple has in store but it may not be the only new product revealed at the event. Apple's privacy tools now go beyond Europe, so more now get to download the personal data it has collected. A redesign is definitely due and the new MacBook Air might be announced with a higher resolution Retina display and Touch ID built-in. One of a series of 10 artistic interpretations of the Apple logo is made to appear with each loading of the company's events webpage - ... (more...)
IPhone XR Pre-order Time in Your Time Zone IPhone XR Pre-order Time in Your Time Zone
- October 19, 2018

The iPhone XR has the same software and the same powerful chip as the iPhone XS and the iPhone XS Max . This phone features plenty of new technology including a 6.1-inch Liquid Retina edge-to-edge display, wireless charging and new A12 Bionic processor which is now outperforming all of its Android rivals in speed tests. (more...)
China's Huawei thinks it can capture Switch market...with a $1000 phone China's Huawei thinks it can capture Switch market...with a $1000 phone
- October 19, 2018

Customers that purchased the standard Mate 20 model will receive a Huawei SoundStone wireless speaker for free alongside their new phone. But gamers might be more interested in the Mate 20 X , which has a huge screen and an add-on gamepad. (more...)
Winamp to return in 2019 and resume whipping llama ass Winamp to return in 2019 and resume whipping llama ass
- October 19, 2018

TechCrunch's recent report about Winamp making a comeback next year almost made me weep with joy. So there is a completely new version of Winamp to release next year, with a complete listening experience. For a little perspective, WinAmp 5.5 was released in 2007. The app is expected to land for Android and iOS sometime in 2019. The new version will be numbered 5.8. (more...)
Amazon Just Announces a New Waterproof Kindle Paperwhite Amazon Just Announces a New Waterproof Kindle Paperwhite
- October 19, 2018

For this, the new Kindle comes with Bluetooth to allow you to connect your headphones or speakers and listen to the audiobooks. The new Paperwhite is thinner and lighter than the previous version, measuring 8.18mm thick and weighing 6.4 ounces. (more...)
Google switches to a Samsung display for the Pixel 3 XL Google switches to a Samsung display for the Pixel 3 XL
- October 18, 2018

The latest Titan to be welcomed by a waiting world is Titan M; a custom chip that adds extra security features to Mountain View's Pixel 3 smartphones. In Android 9 Pie , developers can use the StrongBox KeyStore APIs to store private keys in the Titan M chip. "With the Pixel 3", Xin's post today concludes about the phone that goes on sale in the U.S. (more...)
Grab Apple iPhone XR tomorrow; Check features & latest price Grab Apple iPhone XR tomorrow; Check features & latest price
- October 18, 2018

If you've been holding out for the least expensive version of Apple's new iPhones , your patience is about to pay off. Aside from iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max , Apple Malaysia has also revealed the pricing for the equally new iPhone XR . (more...)
Data breach affected 29 mln users, Facebook says Data breach affected 29 mln users, Facebook says
- October 18, 2018

By doing this, they obtained access tokens for around 400,000 users. The company says it is now cooperating with the Federal Bureau of Investigation "which is actively investigating and asked us not to discuss who may be behind this attack". (more...)
Sundar Pichai: Google 'exploring' censored China search app Sundar Pichai: Google 'exploring' censored China search app
- October 18, 2018

Pichai was speaking on Monday at a San Francisco conference organized for the 25th anniversary of Wired magazine. Google explored the vast potential of China through its first censored search engine, before eight years. Government official might ask Google to give information about users who try to search for "forbidden" topics, potentially making the American company compliant with China's practices. (more...)
Google Maps upgrade could be one of its most important in years Google Maps upgrade could be one of its most important in years
- October 18, 2018

Electrified cars usually let you search for charging points through the infotainment system, but that same information was a bit tougher to find from third-party solutions like Google Maps . Users of the Google Maps app on both iPhones and Android phones will be able to use the functionality to find their nearest EV charging station, starting today. (more...)
Google's new Pixel XL 3 smartphone Google's new Pixel XL 3 smartphone
- October 17, 2018

Google quietly changed a support page for its Pixel Buds, which now states that "Google Translate is available on all Assistant-optimized headphones and Android phones". Luckily, the software update will apparently be applied to all versions of the Google Pixel device. With other companies developing headphones that support Translate, like the LG Tone SE neckbuds which arrived back in August , this was a natural step for Google to expand. (more...)
Samsung announces launch of new Galaxy A9 Samsung announces launch of new Galaxy A9
- October 17, 2018

The latest leak from a trusted Samsung insider confirms that the company is aiming to beat Apple's latest iPhone XS in terms of display size. The Bell's article does not state how a display of this size will affect the overall size of the Galaxy Note 10 . (more...)
New Porsche Panamera GTS models blast in for 2018 New Porsche Panamera GTS models blast in for 2018
- October 17, 2018

The sports chassis in the two GTS models has been lowered by 10 millimetres, while the Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) function has been adapted for an even sportier calibration. Speccing the GTS package adds coloured trim for the rev counter, contrast stitching, and GTS logos scattered around the interior in Carmine Red or Crayon. (more...)
Nokia Launches The Premium Nokia X7 Nokia Launches The Premium Nokia X7
- October 17, 2018

A 3,500mAh battery with 18W fast charging support keeps the show running. For that kind of cash youre getting a dual camera on the back. The other features of the display of the Nokia X7 are 86.5-percent screen space, 96-percent NTSC color gamut, DCI-P3 color gamut, HDR video playback, 1500:1 contrast ratio and 500nits of brightness. (more...)
Google offers solutions to avoid more EU Android fines Google offers solutions to avoid more EU Android fines
- October 17, 2018

Google says it will start charging smartphone makers to pre-install apps like Gmail , YouTube and Google Maps on Android handsets sold in Europe, in response to a record $5 billion European Union antitrust fine. The result, critics said, has given Google enormous staying power and a massive core audience whose personal data Google uses to maintain its dominant position in online advertising. (more...)