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Electronics Here's the Mi A2 Lite
Author: 0 Here's the Mi A2 Lite

This year's Xiaomi Mi A2 is based on a almost identical hardware to that of the Mi 6X - the successor to the Mi 5X. Xiaomi will be launching two new smartphones globally at an event in Spain. The camera setup on the Mi A2 consists of a total of three sensors. The dual rear cameras are aligned horizontally with LED flash tucked in between two camera lens.

Electronics Fortnite Birthday update makes big building changes
Author: 0 Fortnite Birthday update makes big building changes

Both the Battle Bus and supply drops have been decorated to mark the occasion as well. You can now find birthday cakes dotted about the map with consumable pieces next to them. The limited time mode will now allow players the opportunity to switch teams in-game and practice either with or against each other. Fortnite's new patch 5.10 is about to hit the servers and the popular Playground Mode will be making a comeback with it.

Electronics Sony Unveils 48-Megapixel Smartphone Camera Sensor
Author: 0 Sony Unveils 48-Megapixel Smartphone Camera Sensor

As we all know, just increasing the pixel count doesn't automatically mean the image quality is going to be better. Sony is labelling the new unit "compact" - it measures up at 8millimetres diagonally, meaning phones that adopt it should not have to carry a huge camera bump.

Electronics Uber, Lyft suspend driver who secretly recorded passengers
Author: 0 Uber, Lyft suspend driver who secretly recorded passengers

Regardless of the legal connotations, both Uber and Lyft have now suspended Gargac from operating as a driver. The driver, identified by The St. Louis Post Dispatch as 32-year-old Jason Gargac, filmed his interactions with passengers using a small camera mounted on his windshield and streamed the footage on Twitch, a streaming service popular with gamers.

Electronics Trump slams record European Union fine against Google
Author: 0 Trump slams record European Union fine against Google

Being pre-installed, the commission says can create a status quo bias. Ars Technica had an interesting theory, noting that Android was originally designed as an operating system for cameras. Chrome, and not a Microsoft-developed program, is now the most popular browser on Windows. At that price, it's obviously cheaper for companies to choose Android than to develop their own system.

Electronics Samsung to Release Foldable-Screen Smartphone in 2019
Author: 0 Samsung to Release Foldable-Screen Smartphone in 2019

All the same, many have pointed out the slim gap between what we're expecting from the Note 9 on August 9, and what the Galaxy S9 + already offers. Anyway, Samsung , it seems, is poised to join the fray with its own smart speaker powered by the firm's Bixby AI assistant; the one which debuted aboard the Galaxy S8 series of smartphones.

Electronics Alphabet to deploy balloon Internet in Kenya with Telkom in 2019
Author: 0 Alphabet to deploy balloon Internet in Kenya with Telkom in 2019

The technology involved uses high-altitude balloons that operate as inflatable cell towers. Loon is a network of stratospheric balloons created to deliver internet connectivity to rural and remote areas. Kenya's major cities and towns are covered by operator networks, but large parts of rural Kenya are not. Alphabet's balloon-powered internet is going to Africa.

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Author: 0 "Fortnite" Has Earned Over $1 Billion

But if you don't want to play the game enough to unlock these perks, you can also purchase more V-bucks with real bucks, at a rate of 1,000 V-bucks for $9.99. It was a few days later that Playground mode returned to Fortnite , and now Epic has delivered an update on just went wrong with that launch. To fix the problem, Epic says that it split Playground matchmaking into its own service cluster so that its problems wouldn't affect matchmaking for other modes.

Electronics Nokia 3.1 Android One smartphone with 5.2-inch HD
Author: 0 Nokia 3.1 Android One smartphone with 5.2-inch HD

It will be available for pre-order starting July 19 via online retailers such as JD.com, Suning and Lynx and the official Nokia website. In terms of telecom offers, Idea and Vodafone users will be given certain benefits, and we've requested clarification on these from HMD Global .

Electronics Google introduces new job search feature for United Kingdom workers
Author: 0 Google introduces new job search feature for United Kingdom workers

Job hunters will be able to save jobs, and even set themselves up with email notifications to that they never miss an opportunity. Of course, it remains to be seen as to how successful Google's play in the job market space pans out, particularly given that its original aim for the USA rollout was to help "the players in the ecosystem to be more successful".

Electronics Xbox to Announce New Hardware at Gamescom
Author: 0 Xbox to Announce New Hardware at Gamescom

Considering the fact that it wasn't at E3 2018, Gamescom may just be the ideal place to debut the controller, with hundreds of thousands of visitors in attendance. Ticket sales will likely go to a gaming charity once again. A new Xbox Elite controller has been rumored for some time, and the availability of the current iteration has been spotty recently.

Electronics Blizzard removes upfront fee for new World of Warcraft players
Author: 0 Blizzard removes upfront fee for new World of Warcraft players

This game-changing decision is clearly an approach to attract new players and a great attempt to bring back lapsed players. The inclusion of all of these expansions for all subscribers means that you get access to all of the quests, regions, weapons, mounts, and more that were released with each of the new content packs.

Electronics New Submachine Gun Lands in Fortnite, Tactical SMG Retired
Author: 0 New Submachine Gun Lands in Fortnite, Tactical SMG Retired

We do not know everything that the update will be offering but what we do know is that the Fortnite: Battle Royale model will be getting a new weapon called the Submachine Gun. The global phenomenon that is the game Fortnite has been an excellent way for Akamai to showcase that its infrastructure has been up to the task, with " Battle Pass Season 5: Worlds Collide" launching last week.

Electronics Roku TV Wireless Speakers effortlessly boost your Roku TV's audio game
Author: 0 Roku TV Wireless Speakers effortlessly boost your Roku TV's audio game

Like its competitors, Roku's Smart TVs, which are owned by one in four smart TV owners in the United States, according to the company, will sound better if you hook up dedicated speakers instead of just going with the built-in speakers. The Touch remote is most like the voice remote, but it can be used nearly anywhere in your home because it's wireless and runs on batteries. Roku isn't saying yet what that one is for.

Electronics Will Microsoft Launch Its Android Smartphone in 2019?
Author: 0 Will Microsoft Launch Its Android Smartphone in 2019?

The employee then stated that the device won't be a Windows Phone per se, but it'll be a new series of handsets for Microsoft phones. "This is done by publishing your browsing history as activities to the Microsoft Graph (so a Microsoft Account is required to use this extension)".

Electronics Oz Amazon Prime Day Posts Record Results
Author: 0 Oz Amazon Prime Day Posts Record Results

Most of those great deals are still available now even as Prime Day winds down, but we wanted to draw attention one last time to all of the Amazon device deals that are going to end tonight at midnight when Prime Day is officially over. Check out all of Amazon's device deals below. "Shoppers are looking for something more familiar", he added. " Amazon's business model has trained consumers to expect heavy discounts 365 days a year - so Prime Day isn't the shiny object it once was - ...

Electronics Uber update adds features to make pickups less annoying
Author: 0 Uber update adds features to make pickups less annoying

The latest update to the Uber app brings some new features that'll make hailing an Uber a lot easier. Drivers will receive a message so they know to look for, say, a yellow screen rather than a pink or green one. Under the new system, if your driver fails to show up at the scheduled time, Uber will give you $10 that you can put toward your next trip. You can download Uber from the App Store for free.

Electronics No Man's Sky multiplayer mode spied in Next gameplay trailer
Author: 0 No Man's Sky multiplayer mode spied in Next gameplay trailer

They have been working hard and added a third person mode, enhanced graphics, multiplayer , and many other features. There's also new base-building options and the ability to command fleets of freighters. All Hello Games has confirmed is that you can personalise your appearance, but the trailer seems to suggest playing as different races, with customisable spacesuits.

Electronics Google hit with record $5 billion fine
Author: 0 Google hit with record $5 billion fine

Android, which runs about 80 percent of the world's smartphones according to market research firm Strategy Analytics, is the most important case out of a trio of antitrust cases against Google. Google lost a similar battle in Russian Federation several months ago, but it only received a fine in the tens of millions of dollars. She is expected to announce a record fine against Google for using its Android mobile operating system to block rivals at the news conference.

Electronics Moto E5 Play Android Go Version Launched with Snapdragon 425 SoC
Author: 0 Moto E5 Play Android Go Version Launched with Snapdragon 425 SoC

The most notable difference is going to be in the software , where the Moto E5 Play will run Android Oreo (Go Edition) instead of the standard stock Android Oreo. Android Go is basically a stripped-down version of Android. On the optics front , Motorola has announced that it will feature an 8-megapixel rear camera with autofocus technology.

Electronics Facebook Hires Head Chip Developer From Google
Author: 0 Facebook Hires Head Chip Developer From Google

According to his profile on LinkedIn, he joined Facebook this month as its VP and Head of Silicon . Rabii was previously working as Senior Director of Engineering at Google . Considering the fact that Apple has already started providing its own custom-made processors in its product and by the end of 2020, Apple hopes to deliver its product line with its own main processors.

Electronics Mi A2 Release Date
Author: 0 Mi A2 Release Date

The company has teased the launch of its new smartphone on Twitter which will be Xiaomi Mi A2 saying the next-gen version is coming soon. "You will love this.#Xiaomi #AndroidOne #2isbetterthan1 ". It is seen to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC, paired with up to 4GB of RAM and up to 64GB of onboard storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB).

Electronics Google Phone App Fights Spam Calls
Author: 0 Google Phone App Fights Spam Calls

Google has released a new update for YouTube for the Android system and it is one that adds in a new feature to the popular video-sharing platform. To make sure that the feature is enabled users can check through the Settings menu under the Caller ID & spam option. Caller ID and spam protection is on by default.

Electronics Samsung intros 8Gb LPDDR5 DRAM for 5G and AI-powered mobile applications
Author: 0 Samsung intros 8Gb LPDDR5 DRAM for 5G and AI-powered mobile applications

However, our gaming PCs will end up with this speedy memory eventually, Samsung confirm that it developed its first 16Gb DDR5 chip back in February, and now we have a little more idea of what to expect when the time comes. The new LPDDR5 standard also brings power requirements reduced by 30%, although Samsung does not specify the exact voltages for the chips. The 8Gb LPDDR5 chips also take advantage of a highly optimized circuit architecture to guarantee that the chip is performing up to its ...

Electronics Taiwan's favorite emoji revealed on World Emoji Day
Author: 0 Taiwan's favorite emoji revealed on World Emoji Day

The new emojis are meant to better represent the vast demographic of users, including all different hair types and skin tones, as well as more expressive faces. You can see all the new emojis here! Tomorrow is World Emoji Day, and there are two important takeaways. Part of the new Emoji 11.0 standard, there are over 70 new emoji in this update.

Electronics Apple refreshes the MacBook Pro for performance
Author: 0 Apple refreshes the MacBook Pro for performance

The Core i7 models are clocked at 2.7 (4.5GHz with Turbo Boost) while the integrated Iris Plus 655 graphics receives a bump to 128MB eDRAM - double the amount from the previous models. You can still buy less expensive 13-inch MacBook Pros without the Touch Bar, starting at $1299. 256GB is now the minimum storage capacity for the new MacBook Pro .

Electronics Aston Martin Cygnet V8 revealed
Author: 0 Aston Martin Cygnet V8 revealed

In what might be the most freaky example of a factory customer commission yet, Q by Aston Martin has revealed details of a weird and wonderful V8-powered Cygnet . 380mm discs with six-piston monoblock calipers are at the front, and 330mm discs with four-piston monoblock calipers at the rear. In addition to the roll cage, the cabin includes a fully FIA compliant fire extinguisher system, fixed back Recaro composite bucket seats with four-point harnesses, and a removable steering wheel ...

Electronics Oppo Find X Launched in India - Specs, Price, Comparison & More!
Author: 0 Oppo Find X Launched in India - Specs, Price, Comparison & More!

Using 3D Omoji , users can create animated 3D emojis which imitate the user's real-life expressions, akin to the Animoji feature that Apple introduced with the iPhone X . At the front of the device, there is a 25-megapixel single selfie shooter. In terms of specifics, the smartphone features a 6.4-inch Ultra FullView OLED display with 19:9 aspect ratio.

Electronics Full Desktop-Class Adobe Photoshop App Coming To The iPad
Author: 0 Full Desktop-Class Adobe Photoshop App Coming To The iPad

We don't know when it's going to happen, but Adobe is planning on bringing Photoshop to iOS later this year, as part of the process of porting more Creative Cloud apps to the mobile platform, according to a report from Bloomberg . The app evolution strategy is a long-term effort that will spread to Adobe's other programs in the future. Suggested to be named Photoshop CC for iPad, the full version is expected to offer a range of tools, enabling users to start a project on the ...

Electronics Leaked promo material reveals new Galaxy Note 9 S Pen
Author: 0 Leaked promo material reveals new Galaxy Note 9 S Pen

Interestingly, the original Galaxy Note 9 invite that Samsung had sent to the media last month also sported the Gold-coloured S Pen . Despite having re-imagined the camera with the industry's first dual apertures on a smartphone, the early 2018 flagship failed to repeat the success of the 2017 Galaxy S8.

Electronics Owning an iPhone is the best indicator of wealth, claims research
Author: 0 Owning an iPhone is the best indicator of wealth, claims research

The paper explains that owning an iPhone gives the researchers a 69.1 percent chance of correctly inferring that the owner was so-called "high-income". More than 6,000 people were surveyed to acquire the data. WTF?! If for some reason you want people to think you're rich, you don't have to buy a Rolex or a Porsche, simply get yourself an iPhone.

Electronics Fortnite: Season 5 Teaser Image Unveiled
Author: 0 Fortnite: Season 5 Teaser Image Unveiled

Now, the time has come for Epic Games to take the unusual rift events one step further, although the changes have not been unveiled yet. In lieu of simply announcing what the newest addition to the game will be, the developers will often leave cryptic hints and easter eggs scattered across the island (or in the game's code) for the most dedicated fans to decode ahead of time.

Electronics MacBook Pro 2018: New CPUs, True Tone, quieter keyboard
Author: 0 MacBook Pro 2018: New CPUs, True Tone, quieter keyboard

The Blackmagic eGPU connects via Thunderbolt 3 (there are two ports) and features a built-in Radeon Pro 580, HDMI 2.0, 85W of charging power (works with 100V-240V for use around the world), and 4 USB 3.1 connections. That's used for secure boot and on-the-fly encrypted storage, for better data security. All Apple said for now is that the range gets "an improved third-generation keyboard for quieter typing".

Electronics Wimbledon final vs World Cup final, how situation will be handled
Author: 0 Wimbledon final vs World Cup final, how situation will be handled

Spectators at the event will now be able to watch England take on Croatia in the semi-finals Wednesday, a game that takes place during evening matches at Wimbledon. "Our attitude is that if people aren't affecting other people's enjoyment of the tennis, if they have it on silent or are listening on an earphone, then that is fine", Richard Lewis , the club's chief executive, told The Guardian .

Electronics Samsung to launch Galaxy S10 Plus with five cameras
Author: 0 Samsung to launch Galaxy S10 Plus with five cameras

The question of wether the new S Pen design is the same one we'll be seeing on the Galaxy Note 9 next month which is going to be connected via Bluetooth , or simply an evolution of the S Pen on the Note 9/Tab S3 is something we'll have to wait for the launch .

Electronics Apple challenger Xiaomi makes lacklustre Hong Kong stock debut
Author: 0 Apple challenger Xiaomi makes lacklustre Hong Kong stock debut

That is far short of the oversubscription rates for other tech IPOs in Hong Kong. Xiaomi's IPO began on Monday in Hong Kong to a fairly slow start, with trade slipping more than 2%, sometimes dropping by 5.88%. Typically companies are valued on a multiple of profits or sales. Xiaomi's IPO had been expected to raise up to $10 billion, split between a Hong Kong and a mainland offering, which was postponed last month in a surprise move.

Electronics What Is The Warframe Nintendo Switch Release Date?
Author: 0 What Is The Warframe Nintendo Switch Release Date?

The game will be released for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Windows PC on October 9th. It's known for being very hard, with many complex menus and systems to coordinate. "During development on Nintendo Switch, creating a development environment where it would be easy to create games was one of our top priorities", Nintendo Managing Executive officer Shinya Takahashi said in the recent investor's Q&A.

Electronics How to download iOS 11.4.1 to your iPhone and iPad
Author: 0 How to download iOS 11.4.1 to your iPhone and iPad

The new feature will not prevent the phone from being charged, but if you want to unlock or transfer any data to or from the device, you will need to enter the phone's passcode on the touchscreen. Based on Apple's previous update cycles, it is possible that these are the last updates for these operating systems before iOS 12 and its cousins arrive later this year.