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Mr. Fils-Aime... I don't feel so good....

Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime: Nintendo 64 Classic "not in our planning horizon"

In an interview with Kotaku, Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime all but extinguished hopes for an N64 Classic release any time in the near future. He explained that while the NES Classic and SNES Classic were w...
A potential "Lite" version of the Google Pixel 3. (Source: Rozetked)

Possible Google Pixel 3 Lite images leaked

Images of what is purported to be a Google Pixel 3 Lite device have been leaked online. The pictures show a smartphone that features a 3.5 mm jack and is not blighted with the presence of a notch. Specifications for the device are...
Source: Mr. Gizmo

Early Moto G7 Plus press renders show waterdrop notch, no physical home button

An early press render of the upcoming Moto G7 Plus show that Motorola may be redesigning their popular mid-range handset. The press render shows an almost all-display front with a waterdrop notch similar to the OnePlus 6T and very...
The disc-less Xbox console could be released in 2019. (Source: Xbox)

Disc-less Xbox One could be in the works

It is possible Microsoft is working on an Xbox One variant that will not use discs for accessing media. The disc-less console will rely on digital downloads and come in at a cheaper price point than current Xbox One consoles with ...
Wear OS is due a new upgrade. (Source: Gizmodo)

New Wear OS update brings Battery Saver Mode and more

Wear OS is getting a new update. Known as "H", it adds a new battery-saving mode to Android-powered watches. The new update also overhauls how a watch reboots or shuts down, as well as how it resumes apps and handles the switch to...
The Red Magic gaming phone. (Source: ZTE)

Red Magic gaming phone successor reportedly appears on Antutu, crushes Xiaomi rival

Red Magic is an 'alternative' gaming phone developed by Nubia in order to compete with the likes of Xiaomi's Black Shark. Now, the second generation of this device, which may be called the Red Magic Mars, has started to show up in...
Lenovo Motorola is likely preparing a set of new Moto smartphones and maybe a G7 series. (Source: Mr Gizmo)

New Motorola devices appear in FCC filings

Recent FCC filings for an XT1952 and an XT1965 have sparked rumours that Lenovo Motorola is preparing to release new Moto devices. These documents come in the wake of the Moto G6 series, which Lenovo Motorola released earlier this...
The Snapdragon 8150 represents yet another change in Qualcomm's naming scheme. (Source: Qualcomm)

The Snapdragon 8150 makes its way to AnTuTu, outperforms Apple's A12 Bionic

The Snapdragon 8150, Kirin 980, A12 Bionic, and a few other SoCs were intensively tested on AnTuTu, with the results showing the Snapdragon 8150's overall dominance. The A12 Bionic managed to hold the high ground in a few departme...
LG likely preparing a 17-inch Gram laptop for 2019

LG likely preparing a 17-inch Gram laptop for 2019

The LG 17Z990, 17ZD990, 17ZB990, 17ZG990, and 17Z99 are all probably pointing to a new series of 17-inch devices as part of its existing family of Gram laptops. With CES less than two months away, there's a good chance that LG wil...
Epyc is AMD's first competitive server CPU in years, and the new Rome based Epyc CPUs will have double the cores of Intel's highest end single dies and 33% more cores than Cascade Lake AP. (Source: AMD)

Epyc based supercomputer to use new Rome server chip clocked at 2.35 GHz

While both Zen 2 and the Zen 2 based Rome processor were officially announced by AMD at its Next Horizon event, little information was given on things like clock speed, IPC improvements, and other performance figures and specifica...
Some, but not all, Galaxy S10s may come with 5G next year. (Source: News4C)

The '5G Samsung Galaxy S10' may not have Snapdragon variants

Samsung is rumored to be preparing multiple varieties of its upcoming S10 series, one of which will be 5G-enabled. The well-regarded leakster Roland Quandt believes that, if this SKU is to exist, it will come with the new Exynos 9...
AirPods utilize an Apple W1 SoC. (Source: BGR)

AirPods 2 could be coming soon; possible images leaked

It has been claimed that Apple will be releasing the successor to its AirPods product before the end of the year. There has been speculation that AirPods 2 could feature a case that can be charged wirelessly, but nothing has been ...
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Ming-Chi Kuo cuts iPhone XR sales expectations by 30-35 percent

Noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has told investors to temper sales expectations for the iPhone XR. Citing trade disputes, consumer fatigue, and steep competition, Kuo has slashed sales expectations for the iPhone XR by 35% for 20...
Zen 2 is AMD's latest CPU architecture and its greatest boasts are its architectural revamps, chiplet technology, and 7nm node tech. (Source: Forbes)

AMD claims Zen 2 has 29% higher IPC than Zen 1 in certain workloads

Updated | Buried deep within the footnotes of AMD's announcement of Rome, it seems AMD is claiming an IPC improvement of about 29% when comparing Zen 2 to Zen 1. AMD did not disclose exactly how much more IPC Zen 2 had over Zen 1,...
Several renders of the Samsung Infinity-O display. (Source: Twitter)

Latest Samsung Galaxy S10 leak alleges inclusion of Infinity-O display

The Samsung Galaxy S10 is likely to be coming soon, and with next-generation features such as an under- or in-display fingerprint scanner. A new leak about this phone aligns with the company's intentions for flat display technolog...
LG Q9 Android handset with Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 (Source: MySmartPrice News)

Mid-range LG Q9 spotted online, Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor in tow

The first press render of the upcoming mid-range LG Q9 shows a notched display with a rather wide chin, as well as a noticeable forehead. The list of specs and features includes 4 GB of memory, NFC connectivity, 32 GB or 64 GB sto...
There is now a Max-Q version for every mobile Pascal GeForce GPU currently in the market (Image source: Nvidia)

There is now a Max-Q version for every mobile Pascal GeForce GPU currently in the market

Nvidia's entire mobile Pascal GeForce lineup has been Max-Q-ified conveniently before CES 2019. With seemingly no other major Pascal or Max-Q products to release for laptops, the time looks ripe for an official announcement about ...
DLSS was a feature tested quite heavily in the Final Fantasy XV benchmark since it was the only game based benchmark to support the RTX feature.

Square Enix cancels planned DLC and possibly RTX features for Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV, particularly its benchmarking tool, has been a source of excitement for several months due to Turing performance leaks and DLSS support. However, Square Enix reports that they have now cancelled all future develo...
The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. [Source: Daily Express]

Two new Google Pixels are on the way and no, we're not talking about the Pixel 4

Google's newly launched Pixel 3 phones are mostly incremental upgrades over their predecessors. Google could very well make a comeback with some exciting devices next year, as word of two more devices surface in the wild.
AMD finally revealed its Rome CPU, which confirmed rumors that it would feature 8 dies and a total of 64 Zen 2 cores. (Source: Anandtech)

AMD's Next Horizon Event: 7nm, Zen 2, Epyc, and Vega

AMD's Next Horizon event held yesterday was important for not only AMD's datacenter business but also for the company as a whole. AMD finally has revealed key information on Zen 2, Rome, the 7nm, new Vega GPUs, and what it means f...
Well, looky there. (Image via Geekbench)

Android 9 Pie may be coming to the Razer Phone 2 soon

A recent posting on Geekbench's benchmark site shows a Razer Phone 2 running Android 9.0 Pie. This could mean that Razer is testing Android 9 on their latest handset and may be releasing an update soon. This would put the Razer Ph...
Spotify is apparently working on an Apple Watch beta. (Source: imgur)

Spotify now reportedly working on Apple Watch app

Download links for a Spotify app for iOS have appeared on its community website. In addition, a Redditor also claims that there is also a WatchOS variant of the same in beta. However, the app is still in beta and does not much mor...
MRI machines: helpful to humans, deadly to electronics. (Source:

Reddit post claims that an MRI machine killed all the Apple devices in the same hospital

A curious incident of the iPhones in the hospital: A post in r/sysadmin by a hospital IT admin tells a strange story: devices in his hospital either died completely or lost important functions on the same day. Oddly, all these ele...
A diagram of the watch in the Samsung patent. (Source: USPTO)

Samsung reportedly working on its own hybrid smartwatch

2018 could be considered the year of the successful hybrid smartwatch. The LG Watch W7, which has a physical timepiece in addition to a digital display, was received well, as was the dual-display Ticwatch Pro. Now, a new patent su...
Purported Asus Zenfone 6. (Source: Slashleaks)

The Asus Zenfone 6 leaks in grand style, unconventional notch in tow

The next-gen Asus Zenfone 6 was leaked in all its glory a short while ago, showing a device with a never-before-seen notch and three rear cameras.
Xiaomi Mi 8 SE surfaces on Geekbench with Android Pie

Android Pie-driven Xiaomi Mi 8 SE hits Geekbench

Since the Xiaomi Mi 8 and Mi 8 Explorer Edition already got Android 9.0 Pie, seeing the Mi 8 SE on Geekbench with the latest Android update onboard is not surprising at all. However, this only means that Xiaomi has begun testing t...
Quad-notch handset front layout (Source: US Patent Application Publication via LetsGoDigital)

New patent describes a quad-notch handset

The move of the notch from the top middle area to the corners of the display might not be a bad idea, as revealed by a new patent. In addition to a quad-notch handset, this patent also describes a smart wearable with a similar des...
LG Pay Quick apparently coming soon to Europe, South Korea, and the US (Source: LetsGoDigital)

LG Pay Quick coming to South Korea, Europe, and the US

Although LG Pay was supposed to reach the US back in June, it still needs to get there. However, LG has just registered the LG Pay Quick trademark in South Korea, Europe, and the US. There might not be a launch date to talk about ...
Todd Howard, the current mind behind The Elder Scrolls.

Don't count on playing The Elder Scrolls VI anytime soon

According to Bethesda's VP of Marketing and Communications Pete Hines, The Elder Scrolls VI isn't likely to be released within the next few years. Clarifying the company's projected workflow, Hines said that just because the game ...
Putative ZenFone 6 screen prototypes. (Source: SlashLeaks)

New leaks suggest that ASUS is considering odd use of notch for next ZenFone

The ASUS ZenFone 6 is the likely successor to the ZenFone 5z that launched earlier this year. Slashleaks claims to have new images of the ZenFone 6 that show several variations on the placement of a smartphone's cameras. This incl...
Early renders of the Samsung Galaxy S10. (Source: GrepByte)

The Samsung Galaxy S10+ could feature a hefty 4000mAh battery

The Samsung Galaxy S10+ will be the most impressive device in the upcoming Galaxy S10 lineup. It will also get a bigger battery to power all of that new technology, with sources touting an increase to 4000 mAh.
The Huawei Mate 20 Pro. (Source: Business Insider)

Apparently, DxOMark hasn't published the Mate 20 Pro's camera review because the device's scores would cause havoc

The Mate 20 Pro was released a short while ago but its DxOMark review is yet to be seen. Sources claim that the report hasn't been published yet because the Mate 20 Pro's scores were just too high and Huawei believes releasing tha...
Group FaceTime in action. (Source: Apple)

iOS 12.1 will unlock Dual SIM and Group FaceTime - but only for newer devices

The next upcoming update for iOS is now rumored to add Group FaceTime and dual SIM support to some phones. For some other, older models, however, only restricted forms of Group FaceTime are coming. Some others are not getting this...
Could the 6T look something like this? (Source: Phone Arena)

OnePlus 6T to come in purple as well as black: new leak

The OnePlus 6T is set to launch in less than 3 days from now. It has experienced quite an uptick in its leak-rate. We now have a list of full press images, specs and pricing to check against during the October 29 event. The latest...
The 2018 Intel X-series is not widely available yet. (Source: TechRadar)

New leak claims 3DMark Time Spy scores for i9-9980XE; performance comparable to i9-7980XE

The Core XE variants of this year's Intel chipset lineup have been announced, but are not available yet. The top flight of this series, the i9-9980XE, is the subject of an apparent leak. It consists of a 3DMark Time Spy score for ...
Concept render of the 2018 iPad Pro. (Image source: iDownloadBlog)

Code snippet from iOS 12.1 beta all but confirms Face ID for iPad Pro

Buried in the latest iOS 12.1 beta code are instructions for users to hold their iPad in portrait orientation so that Face ID can be set up. If legitimate, this code would confirm rumors that Face ID is indeed coming to the next i...
The OnePlus 6T should feature a larger battery capacity than the OnePlus 6. (Source: Mr Gizmo)

Possible OnePlus 6T spec sheet and promo images leaked

The apparent full specification details of the upcoming OnePlus 6T smartphone have been shared online, along with some new marketing images of the device. The handset will be officially launched at a special event taking place in ...
A Galaxy S10 render. (Source: T3)

Samsung Galaxy S10 now rumored to come in 4 variants, one of which will have 12GB of RAM

A leak on Weibo claims that the Galaxy S10 lineup will consist of 4 versions of the phone rather than the usual 2. One of these will be a 5G variant - with 12GB RAM. The Weibo poster also believes that the Huawei P30 Pro will have...
The OnePlus 6's successor may be certified on the Verizon network. (Source: Android Authority)

OnePlus allegedly secures Verizon certification for the 6T

With less than a week to go until its next major launch event, it appears that OnePlus has gained what could be a significant advantage for its next phone, the 6T, in the United States. The company has reportedly succeeded in its ...
The Samsung Galaxy A8s might make an appearance in early 2019. (Source: SamMobile)

Samsung teases the Galaxy A8s; "hole" rumored to replace notch

Samsung has teased a device called the Galaxy A8s at a recent launch event held in China for the Galaxy A9s and A6s. An image of the unexpected third smartphone was displayed at the event, which seemed to show a handset with a com...
The 'OnePlus 6T' has an Antutu entry. (Source: Antutu)

OnePlus 6T's model number shows up on Antutu, scores higher than the 6

In the last week before the OnePlus 6T's release, the leak- and rumor-mill around the device is still going strong. Most recently, a phone with a model number that could correspond to the phone has appeared on Antutu Benchmark. It...
Pine's A64 SBC will be at the heart of their smartphone, currently in development.

Pine64, maker of cheap Linux laptops, may be making a cheap Linux phone

Pine64, the team behind the US$99 Pinebook, has announced it will begin working on a cheap Linux-based smartphone. Dubbed the PinePhone, the handset will be built around Pine's low-spec, low-cost Pine A64 single-board computer. De...
Both speakers in this iPhone XS Max diagram should function to play audio. (Source:

Stereo-gate: iPhone XS and XS Max hit with new bug (audio this time)

The latest Apple flagship smartphones are facing yet another issue that means they do not work out of the box as described. This time, it seems that one of their dual speakers does not fire while playing audio. The bug has been re...
Graphene could be the power-storage medium of the future. (Source:

Samsung rumored to have completed graphene battery development, may bring it to Galaxy Note 10

Samsung may have completed work on the graphene battery with which it have been linked over the last few years. This next-gen power-storage technology may improve significantly on its lithium-ion counterpart in some respects. A we...
The Apple iPad Mini 4 is only currently available with 128 GB storage. (Source: Apple)

Apple reportedly working on iPad Mini 5

A renowned supply chain analyst has predicted that Apple will soon update the iPad Mini series, with a fifth generation of the popular tablet possibly coming out in 2019. The iPad Mini 4 was released in 2015 and featured the now d...
Samsung Galaxy SM-G9700 specs reveal dual cameras on both sides (Source: Techie Word)

Samsung Galaxy S10 specs sheet surfaces on Weibo, still a few months left until launch

Although virtually no flagship from a major brand comes with just two cameras nowadays, one of the three upcoming Galaxy S10 models is expected to feature a single camera on each side. On the other hand, the top-of-the-line varian...
Could this technology spell the end of the notch? (Source: Twitter/Ice universe)

Leaked Samsung event image hints at a Galaxy S10 device without bezels or a notch

A leaked image from a private business event held by Samsung in China recently has shown off some of the display technologies that the South Korean company is working on. The four technologies mentioned in this instance are Finger...
China has been accused of installing spy chips in servers used by U.S. companies like Apple and Amazon. (Source: PCMag)

Supermicro to carry out internal review in Chinese spy chip case

Supermicro has sent out a letter to its customers to reassure them that the tech company will be carrying out a thorough internal review of its hardware in regard to allegations made by a Bloomberg article. The news item argued th...
The listing's image appears to refer to RDR2 for PC specifically. (Source: MediaMarkt)

Online listing for Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC posted, then yanked again

The second installment of Red Dead Redemption has been announced as launching soon. However, this news is not great for PC gamers, as the game is thought to be only available for consoles. A recent listing by an e-tailer appears t...
Razer Phone 2 gaming phone might get a Samsung-made competitor soon with custom GPU

Samsung's gaming phone with in-house GPU allegedly in the works

Although the technical details are shady at this stage, it seems that Samsung is working on an in-house GPU for its upcoming gaming handset. Sadly, there is no release date to talk about yet, but given the increasing popularity of...

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