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NetherRealm will hold their Mortal Kombat 11 gameplay reveal on Thursday, January 17 at 10:30am PST / 1:30pm EST / 6:30pm GMT. If you've been living under a rock in terms of Mortal Kombat news, this is the eleventh core entry in the series and a sequel to 2015's Mortal Combat X.
  • Galaxy S10 camera details leaked

    Galaxy S10 camera details leaked

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    SamMobile , one of the largest online communities dedicated to Samsung , ran an " exclusive " claiming that the tech giant has plans to integrate crypto software with its next Galaxy S10 smartphone . The Honor View 20 and Samsung Galaxy A8s both feature an LCD display with a hole for the camera. The same report also gives the United Kingdom pricing of all three models .
  • Over 50 Million Users Affected

    Over 50 Million Users Affected

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    It gave outside developers access to user data for six days. Back in October, Google confirmed that a security bug impacted users of its social network , Google+. "In addition, apps with access to a user's Google+ profile data also had access to the profile data that had been shared with the consenting user by another Google+ user but that was not shared publicly", Google added.
  • Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 855, enabling 5G connectivity

    Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 855, enabling 5G connectivity

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    For more details about the chipset, we will have to wait till tomorrow. Qualcomm may not be a company you're very familiar with, but if you own a top-end Android phone it's likely some of the company's tech is inside your device. It's little surprise, then, that Qualcomm embedded a new computer vision ISP into the 855, so phones of the future will be better able to "recognize who and what you're capturing".
  • Amazon unveils its own server chip, challenging Intel on price

    Amazon unveils its own server chip, challenging Intel on price

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    Apart from easier access to data, the service will also help reduce costs by up to 80 per cent. AWS will be offering new EC2 A1 compute instances based on this Graviton processor and for certain workloads, like web servers, the costs could be as much as 45 percent lower than traditional Intel-based compute instances.
  • Apple in Supreme Court to block customers from suing for monopoly abuse

    Apple in Supreme Court to block customers from suing for monopoly abuse

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    A group of consumers have filed a new class action against Apple, claiming that the company has created a closed market for apps, allowing it to apply a monopoly surcharge to each sale. A judge could triple the compensation to consumers under antitrust law if Apple ultimately loses the lawsuit. App Association President Morgan Reed said the appeals court misunderstood the relationship between developers and platforms, improperly looking at platforms as distributors that buy from vendors and ...
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 multiplayer starts tomorrow for select players

    Red Dead Redemption 2 multiplayer starts tomorrow for select players

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    As for why the studio have staggered its launch this time around. well, those who recall GTA Online's launch will remember that things didn't exactly go smoothly, with the game mode undergoing several outages and periods of maintenance before it finally started running smoothly a few weeks following its initial release .
  • Here's the reason Tumblr is missing from Apple's app store

    Here's the reason Tumblr is missing from Apple's app store

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    Two of the apps were even trending on the store. This is its first time being removed from the App Store in the U.S. However, Tumblr has always been criticized for hosting questionable NSFW material, with a small, but still significant part of its content being pornographic in nature.
  • Windows 10 October 2018 Update finally fixed

    Windows 10 October 2018 Update finally fixed

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    The update also promises a dark theme for File Explorer, a clipboard history, a new screenshot annotation tool, an update for the Edge browser and new emojis. The October Update was a surprise in that Microsoft didn't test it with the Windows Insider Program's Release Preview ring, which is where production builds are usually tested before release.
  • Samsung Galaxy J4 Core Android smartphone gets official

    Samsung Galaxy J4 Core Android smartphone gets official

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    The handset will come in a choice of colors which include, gold, blue and black, as yet there are no details on how much it will retail for. This is Samsung's second Android Go-powered model and it has been formally listed with all its key specifications.
  • Google finds Night Mode really helps battery endurance

    Google finds Night Mode really helps battery endurance

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    Night mode didn't use any less power on an iPhone 7 with an LCD screen. Another chart compared the power draws of different colors while at maximum brightness. Google then discussed the benefits of dark modes that have become increasingly prominent in its suite of applications, as noted by SlashGear . Results between the two phones were comparable in Normal Mode, though results showed a much greater disparity with Night Mode.
  • Fossil Sport comes with Snapdragon Wear 3100 to extend battery life

    Fossil Sport comes with Snapdragon Wear 3100 to extend battery life

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    It has a nylon and aluminium casing and silicon bands in 18mm and 22mm - there's 28 band and bracelet styles available for customisation too. The array of sensors included with the Fossil Sport Smartwatch includes Global Positioning System, heart rate, NFC , altimeter, gyroscope, accelerometer, and ambient light.
  • Samsung foldable display UX confirmed for SDC

    Samsung foldable display UX confirmed for SDC

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    After more than five years of research and development, it seems like Samsung is finally ready to shed more light on its foldable phone project. It is the first foldable phone to come with a flexible display. While Samsung may grab the spotlight this week with its foldable phone demo, it's not going to be the only company working on such a product. The back of the phone is also plastic, except for the hinge which is made of silicone.
  • Apple Halts iPhone XR Supply Over Weak Demand

    Apple Halts iPhone XR Supply Over Weak Demand

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    The report goes on to cite that Pegatron - Apple's second-largest iPhone assembly partner, also headquartered in Taiwan - faces a similar situation, where it's been instructed to suspend plans for ramping-up iPhone XR production pending further instructions from Apple, the same supply-chain source noted.
  • Nintendo second-quarter profit hits eight-year high, powered by Switch sales

    Nintendo second-quarter profit hits eight-year high, powered by Switch sales

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    Nintendo sold 5.07 million of its Switch consoles over April-September. Operating profit hit 30.9 billion yen (£214m) for the three-month period, up from 23.8 billion yen (£165m) past year. What may help sales in the immediate future, though, is the release of a slew of new games, expected later this month. Software has also been a huge hit, most notably with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild .
  • Blizzard announces Diablo Immortal, coming to Android

    Blizzard announces Diablo Immortal, coming to Android

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    Diablo Immortal is being developed by Blizzard in collaboration with NetEase, the studio behind PUBG clone Rules of Survival. The Wizard fighting against a big ol' demon. Through Westmarch , players will visit 9 different outdoor zones, hunting corrupted fragments of the Worldstone and the demons left in their wake. ( Here's a peek at the map .) Classes will have 12 skills or more, with the ability for you to assign any five of them at one time to an "active skill button".
  • Red Dead 2 has largest first weekend in entertainment history with $725M

    Red Dead 2 has largest first weekend in entertainment history with $725M

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    Rockstar Games' " Red Dead Redemption 2" broke records with its opening weekend numbers. Sony's best PS4 Pro renders Red Dead Redemption at 1920x2160 and with the PS4 Pro's internal image reconstruction techniques is scaled up to 4K. Red Dead Redemption 2 is rated M for Mature by the ESRB. Will people be so absorbed in the game that other triple-A titles this season could suffer? The cowboy epic was one of this year's most anticipated video games .
  • IPhone XR Now on Sale in Select Markets

    IPhone XR Now on Sale in Select Markets

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    Did Apple do anything new this time around? At £749, it certainly isn't a bargain, but it's a damn sight more affordable than the £999 XS and £1,099 XS Max. If you're think of upgrading from an iPhone 7 Plus, you might well miss this aspect. Cameras improve with each generation, and the new iPhones are no different.
  • Google Pixel 3 XL teardown confirms Samsung AMOLED display

    Google Pixel 3 XL teardown confirms Samsung AMOLED display

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    With in-depth integration between AI capability and hardware/software components, the next-generation Pixel phones aim to bring new user experiences to local consumers, Prunuske said. Google announced the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL at an event held in NY a week ago on October 9th. That means even the iPhone XR, which is available for preorder right now, will be briefly locked to Verizon.
  • Samsung Galaxy Book 2 gives Surface a Snapdragon 2-in-1 rival

    Samsung Galaxy Book 2 gives Surface a Snapdragon 2-in-1 rival

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    While Sam Mobile reports that the chances of Galaxy S10 getting the under-display technology are pretty high, Samsung Mobile.News , a Twitter user who exclusively reports inside information about Samsung devices, said that the while the company has developed a handful of prototypes, it is highly unlikely that a phone with such an advanced technology will be available in the market until 2020.
  • Adobe Launches New Creative Cloud Updates

    Adobe Launches New Creative Cloud Updates

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    Layers worked as you'd expect, masks were easy to make, and it felt like Photoshop on the desktop. While Adobe has offered various Creative Cloud mobile products over the years, including Express , Sketch, Mix , and Fix , these only bring some Photoshop features to iOS users.
  • Huawei set to reveal huge P20 Pro rival TODAY

    Huawei set to reveal huge P20 Pro rival TODAY

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    It also supports a Note 9 S Pen-like stylus Huawei is calling the M Pen. Most interestingly - and possibly gimmicky - the wireless charging feature in the phone can work in reverse; if you place another compatible phone back-to-back with the Mate 20 Pro and charge that phone.
  • Alexa, Dolby Vision, new Avatars

    Alexa, Dolby Vision, new Avatars

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    Speaking of options, you can also opt to keep your old avatar if you prefer. Microsoft is launching a new Xbox Skill for Alexa and Cortana that will allow users to control their console through an Alexa or Cortana-powered device. Once your new toys arrive in the mail, you'll be able to use your voice to do things such as turn on or off your console, open a specific game or app, take screenshots, adjust its volume, and more.
  • Samsung Galaxy A9 launches with four rear cameras

    Samsung Galaxy A9 launches with four rear cameras

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    The 3,800mAh battery charges over USB-C and Samsung continues to retain the 3.5mm headphone jack. Flip the phone over, and you'll spot a total of four cameras arranged vertically on the left-hand side. The feature is also present on the Galaxy A7 - Samsung's first triple camera smartphone . Let us know in the comments. Video capabilities are capped at Full HD though.
  • Google+ to shut down after breach involving 500,000 users

    Google+ to shut down after breach involving 500,000 users

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    Google has quietly announced that up to 500,000 Google + accounts may have been compromised thanks to a bug in one of its programming tools that the company first discovered seven months ago. Earlier, the company had been reluctant to share data on how often Google + was used, but now, facing the fall out of exposed data, the firm appears keen to play down its importance.