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Shadow of the Tomb Raider just received an RTX-related update. (Source: Nvidia)

Nvidia GeForce Game Ready driver 419.67 WHQL delivers Battlefield V: Firestorm optimizations

Nvidia has announced the availability of the GeForce Game Ready 419.67 WHQL drivers that bring optimizations to several games, including Battlefield V’s new battle royale mode, Firestorm. Gamers can download the latest drivers thr...
Operation Shadowhammer

Operation ShadowHammer: Tens of thousands of computers had a security backdoor installed via Asus' Live Update Utility

Kaspersky Labs earlier today wrote about an attack they discovered in January that compromised Asus' Live Update Utility. The attack affected 57,000 Kaspersky customers and may have hit as many as 500,000 computers around the worl...
Titanium Apple Card for shopping at locations without Apple Pay support

Apple Card coming to the US this summer to help you "lead a healthier financial life"

Apple Card brings together hardware, software, and services to deliver a complete financial management and payment experience focused on providing "a healthier financial life" to its customers. This solution comes with a rewards p...
Apple unveiled its own streaming competitor at its latest event. (Source: Apple)

The new Apple TV services are here

The Cupertino giant has unveiled the next generation of its TV arm. However, it is not a device; rather, it is a software- and content-based upgrade. The new Apple TV app allows users to cherry-pick channels or streaming providers...
Apple News+ unveiled by Tim Cook

Apple unveils its magazine reading service News+, don't expect anything revolutionary

Apple News just got a spinoff that includes 300 magazine subscriptions and is simply called News+. Available for US$9.99 a month (the first month is free), this service is also rolling out in Canada in both French and English. Aus...
The connected living room is a billion-dollar marketplace these days. (Source: Amazon)

The "connected living room" is a concept that may make a US$900+ billion market in 5 years

Transparency Market Research's latest report is based on the observation that the demand for a 'smart' or 'connected' living room is growing steadily these days. It may consist of entertainment or media hardware that works seamles...
Firefox for iPad with split-screen support (Source: Firefox on YouTube)

Mozilla launches Firefox for iPad with split-screen support and more

Mozilla's Firefox for iOS has finally received an update with a set of features tailored for the iPad tablet, such as tab management, split-screen support, single-click private browsing, a comprehensive set of keyboard shortcuts (...
The Honor 8X. (Source: Honor)

The Honor 8X is now receiving the stable Android Pie-based EMUI 9 update

The Honor 8X was released last year on Android Oreo but is now receiving the stable Pie update. The update weighs in at a humongous 3.14 GB and is one that takes the device's software to Huawei's EMUI 9.0 skin.
Tencent games may run better on Razer Phones/controllers in the future. (Source: Razer)

Razer and Tencent announce mobile-gaming collaboration

Tencent, which publishes games such as PUBG, has set up a collaboration with Razer in order to improve said apps' function on the gaming hardware giant's Android phones. This involves optimizing Tencent titles for the Razer Phones...
"Great device. Would be a shame if we siphoned your data from it without your permission." (Source: MySmartPrice)

Nokia's official response on the case of user data violations

HMD Global has come up with an official response on the issue of its devices sending sensitive user data to Chinese servers. While the company's reasoning appears sound, it's still a tad appalling that something of this sort is as...
The Mi A2 was mostly a rebranded Mi 6X. (Source: MIUI)

Xiaomi is working on two Android One phones that will feature in-display fingerprint readers

References to three new Xiaomi devices have been discovered, with two of them being bonafide Android One phones. We could be looking at the Mi A3, A3 Lite, and Mi 7X, perhaps? Interestingly, all three phones will have in-display f...
The sequel will take place in modern-day Seattle. (Source: Paradox)

Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 to be released in Q1 2020

15 years after the release of the original Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines, Paradox is finally announcing a sequel to the "cult" RPG game. Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 is set in modern-day Seattle, and the gameplay ...
Mortal Kombat 11 Closed Beta begins on March 28 (Source: Mortal Kombat on YouTube)

Mortal Kombat 11 Closed Beta kicks off on March 28

The Closed Beta of Mortal Kombat 11 will debut on March 28 with a roaster of five fighters, namely Baraka, Jade, Kabal, Scarlet, and Scorpion. At launch, the game is expected to come with a lineup of no less than 28 characters, in...
Pie for the OnePlus 3 series is closer than ever. (Source: OnePlus)

OnePlus offers Closed Beta Android Pie program places to 3 and 3T users - for one day only

OnePlus has reached an important stage in the development of Oxygen OS 9, which is based on Android Pie (9.0), for its former 3/3T flagships. It now has a closed beta of this build, which can be downloaded following a successful a...
It may have taken almost 18 months, but Cuphead is finally coming to the Nintendo Switch (Image source: StudioMDHR)

Cuphead is coming to the Nintendo Switch, and it is bringing Xbox Live with it.

Switch owners rejoice. Cuphead, the popular side-scrolling run and gun game, is coming to the console next month. You can pre-order the game now on the Nintendo eShop before its worldwide release on April 18. StudioMDHR is also br...
PUBG Mobile is now one year old, celebrating with Season 6 and update 0.11.5

PUBG Mobile celebrates first anniversary with multiple in-game goodies and enhancements

The first anniversary of PUBG for mobile devices comes with the Season 6 Royale Pass, parties on Spawn Island with fireworks and loot crates with special rewards, randomly spawned birthday cakes, dynamic weather on Erangel and Mir...
Can this new 'free phone' concept work? (Source: Volk Fi)

A phone with free calls, texts and data? This is what the Volk One offers, apparently

Could a phone establish data connections and load webpages independent of either WiFi or a SIM card? Volk Fi apparently thinks so. This company is currently advertising its first smartphone, the Volk One, which can apparently form...
Google will give EU Android users a choice of search and browser apps in the future. (Source: Campaign)

Google will ask European Android users which browser and search engine they want in the future

Reports have just emerged that the European Commission has disciplined Google for anti-trust-related business practices. Coincidentally, the company has issued a new blog post outlining its new measures to ensure that there is "ch...
Microsoft Defender antivirus is coming to the Mac for the first time. (Source: Microsoft)

Microsoft Defender to launch on the Mac

Microsoft has become much more open under current CEO Satya Nadella with apps made for macOS, iOS, Android and Linux. The latest step in this initiative is the porting of a version of Microsoft Defender antivirus software for macO...
Sea of Thieves Anniversary Update coming April 30 (Source: Sea of Thieves on YouTube)

The Anniversary Update promises to take Sea of Thieves to a whole new level, coming April 30

Yesterday, Sea of Thieves celebrated its first anniversary. During the year that passes, the game received four major updates, and now everyone should get ready for the Anniversary Update, which is set to arrive at the end of Apri...
The Spartan demigod Kratos is the main character in God of War. (Source: Mashable)

God of War wins the Game Developers Choice Award for Game of the Year

God of War has won another “Game of the Year” title to add to its growing collection. This time, it was the Game Developers Choice Award for Game of the Year that was given to the acclaimed action-adventure game. God of War, which...
Intel Graphics Command Center now available and Intel wants your help to improve it

Intel Graphics Command Center now available and Intel wants your help to improve it

The early access software is Intel's next step towards becoming a discrete graphics company. The chipmaker plans to take user feedback seriously by launching the Odyssey program for enthusiasts to share, engage, and collaborate wi...
Android Pie-based Color OS 6 now official (Source: Oppo Global)

Android Pie-based Color OS 6 coming soon to older Oppo handsets

Although handsets like the Oppo F11/F11 Pro and the RealMe 3 have been shipping with it onboard for a while, Android Pie-based Color OS 6 has finally received a proper official launch as well. This piece of code should be rolling ...
Look familiar? These are the new Apple AirPods. (Source: Apple)

Apple releases AirPods 2 with new wireless charging case option

Apple's latest press release has unveiled the AirPods 2. These new earbuds integrate handsfree Siri activation, faster switching between different devices and wireless charging. However, their design is largely unchanged compared ...
Epic Games store-exclusive RollerCoaster Tycoon Adventures for PC now available (Source: Atari)

RollerCoaster Tycoon Adventures for PC hits the Epic Games store

Released at the end of November for the Nintendo Switch hybrid console, RollerCoaster Tycoon Adventures is now finally reaching PC gamers all over the world. However, this release comes with a twist that Steam fans will not enjoy:...
The Vivo X27 has a Nex S-esque selfie camera. (Source: Vivo)

Vivo has launched the X27 and X27 Pro: its newest pop-up selfie-cam phones

Vivo has announced its newest devices in a Chinese event today (March 19, 2019). They are the X27 and X27 Pro. The X27 has 2 variants with either the Snapdragon (SD) 675 or 710, although they both have the same screen and single p...
Xiaomi Mi Pay hits India (Source: Android Authority)

Xiaomi finally launches its mobile payments service in India

Already available in China, the Xiaomi Mi Pay mobile payments service has been tested in India in the second half of 2018. In the meantime, the Chinese company obtained the approval of the Reserve Bank of India, and Mi Pay is now ...
Armored Warfare 0.28 with Arabian Nights 2 campaign loading screen

Armored Warfare 0.28 now live with new French vehicles, Battalion Ranked Battles, and more

After a rather long wait, the French and Italian vehicles are finally joining Armored Warfare as the offerings of a new dealer, named Francine De Laroche. The Arabian Nights campaign is now moving on with new events, but the 0.28 ...
Call of Duty now official (Source: Call of Duty | Home)

Activision unveils Call of Duty Mobile

Call of Duty Mobile is now official and should hit Android and iOS handsets later this year. Although there will not be a battle royale mode at launch, Activision has confirmed that this free-to-play title should offer this treat ...
Ray tracing is coming to the masses thanks to DXR. (Source: Nvidia)

Nvidia to bring DirectX ray tracing to the GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB and other Pascal cards in April

Nvidia has announced that a number of Pascal-based graphics cards will soon be enabled to utilize DirectX ray tracing (DXR). GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB cards and higher will receive a Game Ready Driver update, which is currently expect...
The Black Shark 2 has been released. (Source: GizmoChina)

The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 is now available: SD 855 and Pixelworks HDR for US$477

The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 has been launched today (March 18, 2019) in China. As expected, it is powered by the Snapdragon 855 processor, has a 6GB RAM base model and has a 6.39-inch FHD+ AMOLED display. This panel has some interest...
EVGA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti KINGPIN Hybrid graphics card (Source: Wccftech)

EVGA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti KINGPIN Hybrid hits 2.7 GHz core and 17 GHz memory clocks on LN2

Unveiled earlier this year at CES 2019 and still expected to hit the market, the EVGA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti KINGPIN Hybrid graphics card has recently topped the 3DMark Portal Royal benchmark thanks to a massive overclock — 2.7 GHz c...
The company hopes the day never comes. (Source: Gizbot)

Huawei confirms that it has built its own proprietary mobile OS...just in case

There have always been rumors that Huawei was working on its own OS. Those have now been confirmed by the company, with Huawei CEO Richard Yu affirming that the Chinese monolith has a working mobile OS all geared up and ready to g...
Facebook's temporary outage proved to be a blessing for competing services such as Telegram. (Source: Boostability)

Huge Facebook outage results in 3 million new signups for Telegram

Facebook and its subsidiaries suffered a temporary outage of services yesterday leading to inconvenience for users and advertisers alike. The company clarified that the outage was a result of a server configuration change and is n...
The latest AMD Radeon driver package includes specific support for Tom Clancy's The Division 2. (Source: Ubisoft)

AMD releases Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.3.2 driver

AMD has announced that the Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.3.2 installation package is ready for download. The package includes various fixes and support for games, and it is currently available for Windows 10 64-bit and...
Repent or face the wrath of the WhatsApp overlords. (Source: WhatsApp)

WhatsApp is now banning users of third-party apps - GBWhatsApp, WhatsApp Plus

Over the past week or so, WhatsApp has taken to enforcing its strict anti-third-party policies. The company considers third-party versions of the messenger a security risk and is now banning users of such apps. GB WhatsApp and Wha...
The Redmi Note 5 will receive Pie soon. (Source: XDA-Developers)

A bunch of Xiaomi phones are set to receive Android Pie

Going by information released on Xiaomi's official forum, the company plans on sending out the Pie update to a host of devices over the next couple of months. The Redmi Note 5, for one, is expected to get the update before this mo...
Android Q Beta 1 is now available for a handful of phones. (Source: Google)

First Android Q beta rolls out to Pixel phones

It's finally here - Q has been released for download and use - albeit only on Pixel-line phones. On the other hand, this Beta 1 form of the OS is mainly meant for development and testing, not daily use. However, it does come with ...
Can you get your phone back after it goes missing? (Source: Asurion)

An insurance company publishes its report on successful stolen or lost device recovery research

A mobile insurance and device company, Asurion, has announced its findings on a study about missing devices and cases in which their owners managed to get them back. The company reported that having a lockscreen showing a contact ...
Adobe Shockwave has come to the end of its life. (Source: Adobe)

Shockwave support will finally come to an end in April 2019

Adobe Shockwave was once the essential plug-in for interactive website elements and functions. However, it has been long overtaken by more up-to-date options. Its maker has announced the cessation of support for this relative dino...
One of the leaked 'Honor 10i' images. (Source: SlashLeaks)

A new device called the Honor 10i hits SlashLeaks

A recent post on SlashLeaks shows real-life images of a device with Honor branding. The poster alleges that it is of the brand's 10 line - however, it can't be the pre-existing 10 Lite, as it appears to have triple rear cameras. T...
The Your Phone app on the new Insider preview can mirror your Android's screen. (Source: Microsoft)

New Windows Insiders build allows for native Android screen-mirroring on PC; only works with certain phones so far

The latest build of Windows 10 available via the Insider program expands the functions of the Your Phone app on the OS. This service, which formerly gave Android users a more convenient way to move their files on their PCs, now su...
The Xiaomi Mi 6X came with decent mid-range specs and color options. (Source: NDTV)

Xiaomi reportedly starts work on Android Pie update for the Mi 6X

Xiaomi has already released official Android Pie-based builds for a number of its 2018 devices. Recent rumors that may emanate from the Chinese MIUI community indicate that the Mi 6X will soon join their ranks. This phone, which i...
World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth is the first game to bring DirectX 12 to Windows 7

You weren't expecting this: Windows 7 gets DirectX 12 support

Although Windows 7 still controls a noticeable share in the desktop market, many gamers were forced to upgrade just to fully enjoy various DirectX 12 titles. However, the latest update for World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth — p...
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9. (Source: BGR)

Unlocked and Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 9 models are now receiving the stable Pie-based One UI update

Samsung is now sending out the stable Pie update to its Verizon and Unlocked models in the US. Unlocked Samsung models are usually the last to receive updates, so this means that all Note 9 users in the US have now received the P...
Google has used its AI expertise to bring offline speech recognition to Gboard on Pixel devices. (Source: Google)

Pixel users get offline voice recognition with Gboard

Google has quietly launched a breakthrough on real-time voice recognition technology via its AI blog. Using AI technology and tapping into the neural processing capabilities of its Pixel phones, Gboard users can now offline real-t...
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8. (Source: Pocket Lint)

The March security update is now rolling out to the Galaxy Note 8 and Note 9 in certain regions

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 received the Pie update in certain regions last month and Samsung is also now sending the March security to those models. Note 9 users in certain markets are also getting the security patch, interestingly...
A recent render for the Huawei P30 Pro. (Source: OnLeaks)

Probable Huawei P30 Pro shows up on Geekbench, outshines P20 Pro

A Huawei device with the model name VOG-L29 has surfaced on Geekbench today (March 12, 2019). It has exhibited 2019 flagship specs and the scores to go with it. They have beaten up-to-date entries for the P20 Pro on the same datab...
War Thunder 1.87 "Locked On!" update now available March 12 2019 new top-tier vehicles

War Thunder 1.87 "Locked On!" update goes live with new top-tier military hardware

War Thunder 1.87 "Locked On!" is a massive update to Gaijin Entertainment's popular vehicular combat title and — just like its predecessors — has a suggestive name. The game now features French helicopters, new cruisers, rank VII ...
The Moto G4 Plus. (Source: NDTV)

Update: G4 Plus, Android 8.1 | Eighteen months after the merry-go-round, the Moto G4 and G4 Plus are finally receiving the Oreo update

Motorola promised Oreo for the Moto G4 Plus when it launched in 2016 and went back on its word a year after. Media outcry over that betrayal forced the company's hands, making them promise Oreo as initially agreed. It's been eight...

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