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by | August 21, 2018 | 03:34

One of Twitch's big perks for Amazon Prime members is going away: Universal ad-free viewing will no longer be part of Twitch Prime for new members, starting September 14. According to the retailer's updated terms and conditions , Prime members will instead receive store credit as an incentive to preorder video games through Amazon, but only preorders of "select video games" will come with the $10 store credit promotion.

by | August 21, 2018 | 00:36

Apple said on Monday, August 20, it had removed many gambling-related apps from its Chinese app store as the United States giant comes under scrutiny amid trade tensions between Beijing and Washington. The app store clearance did little to abate the criticism from CCTV. A lawyer for the Beijing Vlaw Law Firm previously told the Wall Street Journal that, if Apple is failing to stop content which violates laws, it could find its services forcibly shut down.

by | August 21, 2018 | 00:25

What makes the RTX cards special is Nvidia's new Turing architecture, which can render light and shadow effects, or what's called "ray tracing", more realistically than other graphics cards. Now that the RTX 2080 Ti and 2080 are less of a mystery, interest is ramping up for their less powerful siblings, the 2070, 2060, and 2050. This includes the GeForce RTX 2070 priced at $599 (USD), GeForce RTX 2080 for $799 and the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti for $1,199.

by | August 20, 2018 | 09:26

Of course, the feature is only available in the latest iteration of Gmail and is now limited to mobile devices, meaning it won't be accessible for those using the "classic Gmail " layout in a browser. You don't need to update the app, just have a look in the menu. The feature restricts recipients from downloading, forwarding, printing, or copying anything in the email if the sender sets it up that way.

by | August 20, 2018 | 01:56

OnePlus has been a favorite among Android enthusiasts for years thanks to its low prices and powerful hardware. OnePlus chose to build its recognition amongst American customers by selling quality products, and have now opted for backing by a carrier company.

by | August 19, 2018 | 08:13

Citing TrendForce data from July, Statista said Sony shipped about 1.7 million PS VR units in 2017 and another 2 million globally in the first half of 2018 for a total of about 3.7 million. Evasion launches on October 9. The firm revealed that The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim VR was the most played game so far on the platform, just ahead of PlayStation VR Worlds - the introductory title containing five experiences created to acclimatise users with virtual reality.

by | August 19, 2018 | 05:22

Crews are also battling a fire on the Bells Line of Road near the Blue Mountains, with a "watch and Act" alert issued for the Bilpin area. An out-of-control fire is now burning in the Blue Mountains. The Milton bushfires on Narang Rd, Bomaderry. Meanwhile, the Bureau of Meteorology is warning Queenslanders to prepare for the high chance of fires.

by | August 19, 2018 | 02:17

The device would be a competitor to Amazon's Echo Look , which went on sale at the end of June previous year. While smart speakers are finding their way into homes and businesses, the full potential of their AI technology and voice-activated assistance has yet to be discovered, which means that smart speakers may soon be outpaced by smart displays and other hardware.

by | August 19, 2018 | 01:30

Apple soon identified the hacks and reported the case to the FBI and Australian Federal Police. The boy, who can not be identified because of his age , appeared at the Children's Court to plead guilty to the hacking. But The Age reports that the boy had accessed customer accounts. "At Apple, we vigilantly protect our networks and have dedicated teams of information security professionals that work to detect and respond to threats", a spokesman said.

by | August 18, 2018 | 02:05

Vodafone Germany was to be the first carrier to implement it, but nothing ever came out of it. Call recording appeared to have worked fine in the Android P betas , but it doesn't, as of the final Android P release. "My phone only charges using a USB A charger". Others might be in the same boat as well but until Google really gets this fixed, all we can do is wait.

by | August 18, 2018 | 00:45

As such, users who are looking to download the Fortnite Android beta should be especially careful; the game can only be found directly from Epic Games' official website. However, Epic Games issued a statement via Twitter, saying that it is working hard towards an efficient fix. From a bug fix and improvement perspective, version 5.21 across all platforms offers fixes for modifier issues on certain Horde missions as well as a visual fix put in place to resolve an issue that would cause ...

by | August 17, 2018 | 01:14

No details of the new phone have been released beyond the fact that LG is developing it for the Sprint service. Of course, the supposed LG smartphone will be a flagship device for sure. Most recently, the closest a smartphone manufacturer came to a 5G smartphone, is Motorola. LG Electronics North America CEO William Cho said the tech company's almost 20-year partnership with Sprint would expand, with Sprint's 5G experts to partner with LG in the design of the phone.

by | August 16, 2018 | 09:20

That might sound like a made up unit of measuring performance, but Nvidia claims Turing can process real-time ray tracing 25-times faster than the previous Pascal architecture. Capable of 500 trillion tensor operations per second, the processors can boost AI features such as resolution and scaling. Quadro Infinity lets multiple users access a single GPU through virtual workstations which the company said will "dramatically increase the density of the data center" saving both space and ...

by | August 16, 2018 | 02:11

Bloomberg reported that it has been four months since China's regulators approved any new games for sale in the market. Mobile gaming revenue dropped 19 per cent from the first quarter. The slumps followed the halt in sales Monday of Capcom fantasy " Monster Hunter: World " by Tencent subsidiary WeGame, on the orders of Chinese regulators.

by | August 14, 2018 | 03:56

Epic Games has had fantastic successes where the iOS platform is concerned with the globally popular Fortnite title. Fortnite for Android isn't on the Play Store , and Google is making sure that everyone interested in the game knows it.

by | August 14, 2018 | 02:58

An Associated Press investigation found that many Google services on Android devices and iPhones store your location data even if you've used a privacy setting that says it will prevent Google from doing so. It boiled down to a few basic bullet points: "Google has new tools that let you easily turn off everything it logs about you". Getting rid of those location markers, AP reported, is "a painstaking process".

by | August 14, 2018 | 01:12

The Core i7 has a 12MB cache, the same base clock as the Core i9 but a 4.9-GHz boost clock (single core), and the Core i5 has 9MB cache, 3.7GHz base clock and up to 4.6GHz boost (single core). All three processors have a TDP of 95W, with the only other key differences being the cache and price. It has the same 3.6 GHz base clock as the 9th gen Core i9 but has lower max speeds when boosted.

by | August 12, 2018 | 04:03

On exchange of an old device for the Galaxy Note 9 via the Samsung Upgrade Program, consumers can get a bonus of ₹6,000 over the exchange value of their phones . 7,999 and 24 EMIs of Rs. 2,999. There's even a memory slot for more, so if you add (an upcoming) 512 GB microSD card, you would have 1 TERABYTE of storage in your pocket.

by | August 12, 2018 | 03:58

These initial users were randomly selected for the beta in order to test out the new features before the service eventually launches for all 150 million Discord users. Discord Nitro, a $4.99 monthly subscription service, gives users perks like customized Discord tags, animated emojis, and higher upload limits.

by | August 11, 2018 | 03:57

Consumption has slowed, unemployment is rising and investment has cooled since he came to power past year. Samsung said in a statement that it will invest 25 trillion won (22 billion USA dollars) in promising business areas of artificial intelligence (AI), 5G, automotive electronics components and biopharmaceuticals over the next three years.

by | August 11, 2018 | 03:01

While we knew Nintendo Switch Online was launching in September, we didn't know exactly when. That means it's going be between five and seven weeks before we get to enjoy all the extras that come with the subscription. Subscribers also get other benefits like a collection of online-enabled NES games such as Super Mario Bros. Once Nintendo Switch Online releases, you'll need a subscription to play your Switch games online.

by | August 11, 2018 | 02:59

Marty Stratton, the game's director, said that the lead character has been upgraded to be "the strongest, most powerful hero we've ever created". "You're gonna love what you can do with that thing", Martin said. Doom tethered the demonic alien hordes to the Martian hellscape and kept them well away from our home planet, but that all changes with Doom Eternal .

by | August 11, 2018 | 01:17

After removing the gadget and the tray under it, we're treated to a variety of accessories. Samsung also supplies the organic light-emitting diode screens that go into premium devices such as the iPhone X . On this side of the pond, I've been emailed by Carphone Warehouse in the United Kingdom saying you can get a Galaxy Note9 for £46 per month on with 30GB per month and zero upfront cost.

by | August 10, 2018 | 10:12

Red Dead Redemption II will release on 26 October, 2018, for Xbox One and PS4. "In the late 1800s, America was evolving, on its way to becoming the most powerful country in the world", the trailer's narrator reveals. We've seen games, Monster Hunter World , for example, release on console first but have a PC version delayed in an effort to get things running smoothly.

by | August 10, 2018 | 09:59

Each system features a commemorative copper plate on the front, and etched on it is the limited edition serial number. That's over half a billion systems sold since the first PlayStation home entertainment system was released all those years ago.

by | August 10, 2018 | 08:47

In a tweet announcing its plans, PUBG Corporation said that its new campaign will be "entirely focused on addressing bugs, quality-of-life improvements, and fundamental performance improvements". As well as the most crucial problems, the developers are using the campaign to reach version 1.0 on Xbox and improve client-side performance, providing players across a range of systems with improved FPS and graphical fidelity.

by | August 09, 2018 | 12:56

In the video, the emphasis seems to be on the S pen and the expandable storage that can potentially reach up to 1 TB. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 also supports video playback of up to 25 hours. "As per the leaked image, the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will sports a 6.4" QHD+ Super AMOLED display which will be slightly bigger then as compared to the Galaxy Note 8's 6.3" screen.

by | August 09, 2018 | 10:27

The 5.99 inches screen is an IPS LCD full HD+ display with an 18:9 ratio. The very popular budget Xiaomi smartphone has been amongst the top selling smartphones across price brackets, both globally and in India, since its launch in China in October a year ago.

by | August 09, 2018 | 09:12

Luigi first appeared in the original Mario Bros arcade game in 1983, and has since been a vital part of most Super Mario franchises, including Super Mario Bros , Mario Kart , Smash Brothers, Mario Tennis and Mario Party .

by | August 07, 2018 | 00:24

If you are even slightly uncomfortable performing the steps in the links above, it's best just to wait for the update to hit your phone . The new recent apps. This means that if you own a Google Pixel , Google Pixel XL , Google Pixel 2 , or Google Pixel 2 XL , you can download factory and OTA images of Android 9 .0 Pie .

by | August 06, 2018 | 03:42

With a more recognisable IP and Ewan McGregor as its main star (no disrespect, Pooh Bear), "Robin" performed better its opening weekend than the $US21.5 million take that "Dragon" had. It also brought in $92 million from overseas after premiering in 36 global markets. It had $91.3 million banked over three weeks. "Here We Go Again" - with its toe-tapping ABBA soundtrack and gorgeous Greek scenery - helped keep the Universal film afloat in fourth place, taking in $9.1 million for a ...

by | August 05, 2018 | 13:25

Parents in the USA are paying private tutors as much as $50 (£38) an hour to help their children get better at playing popular video game Fortnite , according to media reports . However, the lessons that he has received has now allowed him to "throw down 10 to 20 wins" fairly easily. "My dad would have never paid for me to take video game lessons", he said.

by | August 04, 2018 | 02:15

Furthermore, Sweeney calls the 30 percent "store tax" a "high cost" in the game industry, particularly given the fact that Android is an open platform where Google is not distributing or managing all hardware, like Microsoft and Sony do with their respective consoles.

by | August 04, 2018 | 01:15

Samsung already has a launch page up and ready for those wishing to pre-order a Note 9, and an alleged spec list has been leaked by a Russian retailer. The latest leak confirms everything that was rumoured about the Galaxy Note 9 and gives us the clearest look at the design of upcoming Samsung flagship.

by | August 03, 2018 | 12:25

However, the company also unveiled an interesting modular attachment that will usher in the era of 5G, called the 5G Moto Mod . To enjoy the 5G network on the Moto Z3 , users will need to separately buy the 5G Moto Mod after the network is official.