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Remnant: From the Ashes coming in 2019 (Source: Perfect World Entertainment)

The first Remnant: From the Ashes trailer goes online, but the launch is expected for 2019

The Darksiders 3 studio, namely Gunfire Games, is now working on a brand-new title, the third-person survival-action shooter Remnant: From the Ashes. The story is set in a post-apocalyptic future and involves interdimensional figh...
The Mi A2 will be a rebranded Mi 6X. (Source: MIUI)

Android One Mi A2 and A2 Lite listed online ahead of touted July 24 launch

Xiaomi's upcoming Android One Mi A2 was listed on a Polish retail website yesterday alongside a smaller Lite variant. The listings give us a better idea of what to expect from the devices, with the A2 Lite looking to be a rebrande...
PUBG Mobile 0.7.0 beta is (almost) available mid-July 2018

PUBG Mobile 0.7.0 available for download, still in Beta stage

Earlier today, PUBG Mobile 0.7.0 beta was still receiving new players. Sadly, at the time of publishing this piece, all available spots have been taken already. The good part is that new players will be accepted later, so this ear...
Fortnite is ready for Season 5, starts on July 12 for gamers on Windows, consoles, and macOS

Fortnite Season 5 starting on July 12

After the changes brought by the post-meteor strike Season 4, Season 5 of Fortnite is now on its way and will kick off on July 12 at 4 AM EDT (08:00 GMT). The strange rift events that have started to appear after the recent in-gam...
Apparently, 'google' is not the same as 'Google' if you want to claim unlimited storage on Google Photos. (Source: XDA Developers)

Typo in custom ROM code breaks unlimited photo backups on the Google Pixels

A typo in the build script of AOSP-based custom ROMs for the Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones is reportedly causing the photo uploads from Google Camera to count against the Google Photos storage limit. The bug, however, is f...
MIUI 10. (Source: XDA-Developers)

List of devices to receive MIUI 10 surfaces

A post of Xiaomi’s MIUI forums has revealed what devices will receive the MIUI 10 update. Of course, only a select few of those devices will receive a MIUI 10 based on Android Oreo.
The LG G6. (Source: Digital Trends)

The LG G6 finally receives Android Oreo

The LG G6 is currently receiving its Oreo update. This is an update to Android 8.0 and, considering how long it’s taken to be sent out, will likely be the only major update the last-gen flagship receives.
Moto Z Play Android smartphone gets Oreo update on Verizon Wireless early July 2018

The Moto Z Play gets Android Oreo on Verizon Wireless

The mid-range version of the Moto Z flagship, Lenovo's Moto Z Play has been unveiled back in August 2016 with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow onboard. Now, the Verizon Wireless variant of this Qualcomm Snapdragon 625-powered smartphone ...
The Xbox One X will support certain HDMI 2.1 features without requiring re-certification. (Source: Xbox Enthusiast)

The Xbox One X is the first device to support HDMI 2.1

At Computex 2018, HDMI showed off some new features of the HDMI 2.1 specification on the Xbox One X. The Xbox One X will be the first device to support HDMI 2.1 features such as Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) and Auto Low Latency Mod...
The Blackberry KEYone's Oreo update is finally around the corner

The Blackberry KEYone's Oreo update is finally around the corner

The Blackberry KEYone received a maintenance update prepping it for Android Oreo a few weeks ago, and now a document has been revealed that shows the device penned down to start receiving the Android 8.0 Oreo update on June 28.
Microsoft seems determined to lead the console gaming space. (Source: Critical Hit)

State of Decay 2's Designer Director feels Microsoft is not fooling around in the console gaming space

Designer Director of Undead Labs (recently acquired by Microsoft), makers of the hit game State of Decay 2, Richard Foge, feels that Microsoft is not fooling around when it comes to providing first rate gaming experiences to its c...
Image: Apple

First public beta of iOS 12 released

Apple just released the first public Beta of iOS 12. Committed Apple users can download the Beta for free from Apple's site, but be warned - as beta software, there are quite a few bugs still being worked out. Still, this is the o...
The OnePlus 6. (Source: CNET)

New update affects the OnePlus 6's battery performance, and not in a good way

The OxygenOS 5.1.6 and 5.1.8 updates to the OnePlus 6 has caused a number of users to experience weird battery behaviors, with some claiming their devices now offer half the regular screen-on time.
Huawei P20 handsets get stock Android thanks to OpenKirin

OpenKirin brings stock Android to Huawei and Honor devices that are stuck with EMUI otherwise

Those who love certain Huawei and Honor devices but cannot stand the company's custom interface, EMUI, can run stock Android thanks to a new project called OpenKirin. The list of supported devices currently includes no less than 1...
Google Android Oreo statue at Googleplex, Android apps feature DRM as of late June 2018 (Source: Louis Gray)

Google adding DRM to all Android apps

Earlier this week, Google silently introduced a feature that is supposed to increase the security of the Android platform by adding a string of metadata to all APK files. As long as Google does not go DRM-crazy the same way Electr...
600 MHz slot-mounted Intel Pentium III processor (Source: eBay)

Microsoft drops Windows 7 support for Pentium III processors

As incredible as it may seem, Windows 7 still offered support for pre-2000 processors until recently, when Microsoft confirmed that machines without SSE2 support must be upgraded to continue receiving updates for the operating sys...
The Huawei P9. (Source: Trusted Reviews)

The Huawei P9, P9 Plus, and Honor 8 may not get the Oreo update after all

Huawei's customer support has announced that the Huawei P9 will not get the update to Android Oreo. This comes after the company sent out beta updates to users of the devices in China last month.
The Honor 10. (Source: GSMArena)

New update brings EIS to the Honor 10 and Honor V10

The Honor 10 and Honor View 10 are great camera devices by their own rights but didn't come with any form of image stabilization out of the box. Both devices are currently receiving a security update that brings that feature, howe...
Microsoft News app for Android, iOS, Windows 10, and the Web now available June 2018 (Source: Google Play)

MSN News becomes Microsoft News, mobile app now available for iOS and Android

Five years after the latest redesign and relaunch, the MSN News service gets a new design and a new name: Microsoft News. Microsoft News now features a dark theme, an impressive collection of curated news, as well as quick and acc...
Bonsai team to join Microsoft (Source: The Official Microsoft Blog)

Microsoft acquires AI firm Bonsai

The Californian AI firm Bonsai achieved a few major breakthroughs in the field of industrial machine learning over the last years and will be joining Microsoft to help the latter in building better autonomous systems. As it usuall...
IGTV enables users to take vertical, full screen videos. (Source: Instagram)

IGTV is Instagram's take on social video

Facebook-owned Instagram has launched IGTV — a new app for sharing and viewing videos on the platform. IGTV enables users to take vertical full screen videos that can last up to an hour with each creator being the channel. Users c...
MIUI 10 was launched last month. (Source: XDA-Developers)

Xiaomi OS update roadmap revealed - Redmi Note 4 to remain on Nougat

Xiaomi launched the new iteration of its skin, MIUI 10, a short while ago. While most devices will receive the skin update, it doesn't guarantee an OS update to Oreo.
This device is likely based on the LG Q7. (Source: LG)

LG Android One device in the works, could be exclusive to T-Mobile

The LG Stylo 4's kernel source code has revealed the existence of an Android One device made by the company. This will be the first of its kind from LG, and could very well be a T-Mobile exclusive.
Google Podcasts app hits Google Play (Source: The Keyword)

The Google Podcasts app for Android now available globally

Although Google Play Music began offering podcasts a few years ago, the internet search giant did not offer a standalone podcast player until now. Google Podcasts is a free Android app that integrates with Google Assistant across ...
AMD 'Raven Ridge' Ryzen 5 2400G APU. (Source: AMD)

AMD 'Raven Ridge' APU drivers to be updated as quaterly releases only

AMD will be providing Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition driver updates for its 'Raven Ridge' APUs in a quarterly cadence as opposed to more frequent updates for its Radeon GPUs. This was clarified by an AMD rep to a user's query o...
Adobe Project Rush enables cross-platform video editing and sharing. (Source: Adobe)

Adobe's Project Rush helps novices create professional videos on the go

Adobe announced a new cross-platform video editing app codenamed Project Rush. Project Rush brings the best features of industry leading software such as Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Audition along with access to Adobe Stock i...
Google Maps without and with Uber integration back in January 2017, feature removed in June 2018

Google suddenly removes Uber integration from Maps

Back in January 2017, Google decided to integrate Uber into the popular Maps service. Now, this feature has been silently removed without any prior warning. There is no official reason for this move yet, but it is very likely that...
Android Oreo robot and biscuits, Android 8.1 available for PCs June 2018

You can run Android Oreo on a PC thanks to Android-x86 8.1_rc1

Available in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions, Android-x86 8.1-rc1 brings Android 8.1 Oreo to most devices that have not been designed with this mobile operating system in mind, including desktops and portable computers. However, t...
Westworld for Android launches officially June 2018, similar to Fallout Shelter (Source: Google Play)

Westworld TV series-inspired mobile game coming this week to Android and iOS

The Westworld game for mobile devices is supposed to launch officially on June 21st, but it can be downloaded, installed, and played already in some markets. This title is similar to Fallout Shelter and involves many characters an...
Just about as useful.

Update | Security vulnerability discovered in the new OnePlus 6

A fatal vulnerability has been discovered on the new OnePlus 6, one that allows the flashing of unsigned boot images on the device even when the bootloader is locked.
SwiftKey for Windows 10 (Source: Windows Experience Blog)

Virtual keyboard SwiftKey coming to Windows 10

Available for Android and iOS until now, SwiftKey is ready for Windows 10. Windows Insiders in the Fast ring and those who opted in to Skip Ahead can use this popular virtual keyboard app in Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17692....
Quake Champions freely available until June 18

Quake Champions is free until Monday, get it now and keep it forever

The first new entry in the Quake family of first-person shooters since Quake 4 — which arrived back in 2005 — Quake Champions can be downloaded via Steam as a free-to-play trial and those who sign up until June 18 can keep playing...
The Samsung Galaxy S7. (Source: CNET)

The Samsung Galaxy S7 finally receives Android Oreo

Earlier this week, Android Oreo for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge finally made its way to users on AT&T and Verizon. This will be the last major update the devices receive, with support set to end completely in Q1 2019.
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Apple bans crypto-mining apps from all its platforms

Apple's App Store Review Guidelines have recently been updated with a section dedicated to cryptocurrencies. In sum, Apple's app stores (iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS) will no longer allow apps that create or generate cryptocurren...
War Thunder 1.79 "Project X" major update downloading June 12

War Thunder 1.79 "Project X" is now live, Xbox One release coming soon

In addition to the upcoming release on the Xbox One, this major update for Gaijin Entertainment's popular cross-platform vehicular combat MMO title also includes various "X items" like the Fritz-X guided bomb, the AMX-40 and XM-1 ...
Shadow of the Tomb Raider gameplay trailer now online June 2018

Looking great: First Shadow of the Tomb Raider gameplay trailer goes online

Compared to the cinematic trailer that has been available for a while, the first Shadow of the Tomb Raider gameplay trailer comes with more action and landscapes, as well as a lot of water. The game is being developed by Eidos Mon...
Yahoo Messenger for Android shutdown message

Yahoo Messenger going down for good on July 17 after a two-decade run

After 20 years since its 1998 release as Yahoo Pager, today's Yahoo Messenger — a Verizon property starting in 2017 — will be shut down in about five weeks. Although there is no official replacement for this iconic product, its su...
Microsoft's planned cloud-based game service would not be restricted to just Xbox owners. (Source: GotGame)

E3 2018 | Microsoft planning inclusive game-streaming service

Microsoft has announced plans to introduce a game-streaming service that will deliver high-quality gaming to a broad range of devices. The as yet unnamed service will be a major entry into the cloud gaming industry and demonstrate...
There have been similar reports. (Source: Telegraph)

Chinese police now installs surveillance software on tourists' phones

A user on Reddit has narrated the tales of their trip into China, which saw the country’s border police accost them and install what was almost definitely surveillance software on their Android devices.
The Nokia 5 will receive Android P. (Source: Trusted Reviews)

All released Nokia devices will receive Android P

HMD has proclaimed its dedication towards providing steady updates for its devices. The company has promised that all of its devices will receive the update to Android P when it's released—yes, even devices like the sub-$100 Nokia...
Google Pixel 2 XL Android flagship faces new problems after the first June 2018 update

The Google Pixel 2 XL got lazy after the latest update

According to multiple user reports, the patch for the Google Pixel 2 XL that was issued two days ago made this flagship device slower when waking up from the sleep mode via both the power button and the fingerprint reader. Fortuna...
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WWDC 2018 | Apple debuts iOS 12 (which feels behind the curve)

The latest version of Apple's mobile operating system, iOS 12, refines a few existing features while introducing few new ones. All said, iOS 12 is exciting for the Apple fanbase, but it seems like the iPhone is playing catch-up to...
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WWDC 2018 | WWDC 2018 Live Blog

Join us as we share our thoughts during Apple's WWDC 2018 developer conference.
Killer xTend allows a Killer 1550-equipped laptop to act as a wireless extender. (Source: Killer)

Computex 2018 | Killer Wireless xTend software turns your laptop into a network extender

The Killer xTend software turns Killer Wireless equipped computers into wireless extenders via hotspot or mesh networking. The host computer can extend the network via either wireless or LAN, and Killer's traffic prioritisation an...
Apple internal tool up for sale on the black market (Source: ZDNet)

A collection of Apple internal tools allegedly up for sale on the black market

An unnamed hacker claims to have access to a set of internal tools that can be used to reveal — obviously private — Apple customer account information. According to this individual, at least 20 people have acquired usernames and p...
Dragon Nest M for Android finally available worldwide (Source: Google Play)

Dragon Nest hits Android devices worldwide as Dragon Nest M

Released in South Korea back in March 2010, the action MMORPG title shortly known as Dragon Nest arrived on Android a few months ago, but it was only available in South Asia since then. Now, Dragon Nest M (from "mobile") can be fi...
It's a lot easier to find a PS4 Pro running on a sub-5.05 firmware. (Source: Digital Trends)

PlayStation 4 firmware 5.05 jailbreak released

The kernel exploit for the PlayStation 4's firmware 5.05 was released earlier in the week. While it isn't stable right now, it's the most recent jailbreak for the console and supports a number of recent releases.
Games provided 75% of the App Store's revenue in 2017. (Source: Mac Rumors)

The iOS App Store made over US$130 billion since July 2010

A report from analytics firm App Annie has stated that the iOS App Store has made revenue of over US$130 billion from July 2010 to December 2017. The report offers a number of incredible statistics, including the fact that 170 bil...
Assassin's Creed Origins was released on October 27, 2017. (Source: Ubisoft)

Update | New Assassin's Creed game may have been leaked

It’s possible the latest installment in the incredibly successful Assassin’s Creed franchise may have just been leaked. French website JeuxVideo-Live has posted an image of a promotional keychain that features the title “Assassin’...
The Cambridge Analytica scandal leads to a month-long Facebook ban in Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea to ban Facebook

Facebook will be banned in Papua New Guinea for a month, but the starting day has not been unveiled yet. The reason for this is to allow the government's analysts to track down those behind fake accounts, adult uploads, and those ...

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