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Fallout 76 won't be launching on Steam

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When Fallout 76's B.E.T.A. (Break-It Early Test Application) arrives in October, it will be the full game and any progress made will carry over into the launch version. Bethesda has confirmed that the impending beta and the game itself will skip out on a Steam release, and instead be tied to Bethesda's own launcher. Read More »

Samsung starts cranking out 4-bit high-capacity SSDs

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This makes it considerably more hard to maintain a device's desired performance and speed. Performance levels are claimed to be as good as with Samsung's 3-bit SSD , thanks to the use of a 3-bit SSD controller and TurboWrite technology. Pricing is yet to be revealed but the new drives are expected to be significantly cheaper than the Samsung EVO series now available. The new 4 TB drive is expected to be joined by 4-bit 1 TB, 2 TB and 4 TB 2.5-inch variants later in the year, with ... Read More »

Google Pixel 3 XL just leaked in an unboxing video

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The back of the Pixel 3 XL is similar to the back of the Pixel 2 XL. That's because they are hands-on shots of an alleged full production model of the phone and if not genuine, someone has gone to an bad lot of trouble to make them look that way. Read More »

Nintendo Announces Four New Characters For "Super Smash Bros. Ultimate'"

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Additionally, Chrom from the Fire Emblem franchise and Dark Samus from the Metroid series were announced as echo fighters . In total, Smash Bros . You can pre-order one them now from Amazon for $30 each. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate hits Nintendo Switch on December 7. Ultimate , but there are new stages in the mix as well. Read More »

Victims Of Hiroshima And Nagasaki Bombings Remembered In Lok Sabha

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Without naming specific nations, he warned that "certain countries are explicitly expressing self-centred nationalism and modernising their nuclear arsenals". Speakers include Michael Vaughn, a military veteran; Denise Donnell of the Just Communities of Arkansas organization; Tristan Norman, a Hendrix College student-delegate who visited Japan earlier this year; and Frank LeBlanc, pastor of Westover Hills Presbyterian Church. Read More »

OpenAI Bots Thrash Team Of Dota 2 Professionals

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This was a natural follow-up to last year's bout between humans and bots, when one of OpenAI's machines defeated a top player in a one-on-one match . The humans won the final game, but only after the audience was allowed to select the bots' player characters, which put them at a significant advantage. Read More »

Fortnite on Android could be a Samsung exclusive launching this week

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And while Fortnite Mobile for Android is skipping Google Play, XDA have unearthed evidence that it might be coming to Samsung's app store known as Samsung Galaxy Apps. In the video, it shows that the new Note 9 will feature a golden/yellow S Pen, which will accompany the blue version of the phone. The retail box highlights some key details about the device such as a 6.4-inch QHD+ Super AMOLED display, a dual 12MP rear camera setup with the primary lens getting a variable aperture ... Read More »

Mobile’s cheap new data plan is always throttled

In a statement , T-Mobile said that the Essentials plan will start to throttle data speeds when you consume more than 50GB of data in a single month. If you decide to skip autopay, you'll have to pony up $5 more per month. Internet traffic from any device on the Essentials plan is always given low priority. Read More »

Mobile Essentials is yet another take on affordable unlimited plans

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If you just want a plan for your smartphone and don't need extras like Netflix or add-ons for heavy worldwide usage, the new T-Mobile Essentials plan can help you save a little cash each month. If you need faster, $10 per month adds on 10 GB of LTE mobile hotspot access. Also of note is that taxes and fees are extra with T-Mobile Essentials . Read More »

Google Pixel 3 launch date shown as October 4 in ad posting

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Although the advert claims the phone is launching on October 4, it's not clear if this is simply the announcement of its existence or the actual on-sale date. Google announced its original Pixel and the Pixel 2 on October 4, so the company choosing to announce its third generation device on the same date would line up with tradition. Read More »

Facebook deletes InfoWars pages

Facebook handed a 30-day timeout to his personal account, while YouTube gave his channel a strike - but stopped short of banning him. "We believe in representing a wide range of views, so long as people are respectful to those with differing opinions", an Apple spokesperson said in a statement to TechCrunch . Read More »

Apple is shutting down its App Store Affiliate Program for apps

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The implication seems to be that Apple's own app discovery algorithms are now sufficiently driving revenues, and it no longer needs sites to recommend and link to specific apps and games. The removal of apps and in-app purchases from the iTunes Affiliate Program will see the end of a revenue stream for many publishers who will now have to look at new ways of supporting and monetising their apps in future. Read More »

Computer virus cripples iPhone chipmaker TSMC plants

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It said it is confident shipments delayed in the third quarter will be recovered in the fourth quarter of 2018, and it maintains its forecast of high single-digit revenue growth for 2018 in United States dollars given on July 19, 2018. As of right now, TSMC has not stated whether this virus was a form of ransomware or something else, so details are scarce. While TSMC has not indicated which customers could be affected, such a virus could potentially slow Apple's output of new devices, cutting ... Read More »

Hitman Season 1 And More Heading To Xbox Game Pass This August

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Xbox Game Pass now boasts over 100 titles on its service and typically retails for $10 a month, unless you happen to find it on sale. The first and the most notable name is Hitman Season One. All of the games will be playable from August 1st and you can download them at anytime. For those of you with Xbox Game Pass, do you feel like you're getting your money's worth? Check out this month's newest additions. Read More »

Call Of Duty:Black Ops 4 Multiplayer Beta Can Now Be Preloaded

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Instead, Black Ops 4 will revolve around multiplayer - which will be previewed during the beta - as well as a bigger Zombies mode and Blackout, Call of Duty's take on battle royale to challenge the likes of Fortnite . It ends on August 6 at 10am PT (10:30pm IST). According to Call of Duty fan site, Charlie Intel, multiple gamers have received access to preload the Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 beta early. Read More »

Google Maps location sharing now adds phone's battery life

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Google is adding another feature that at first glance might seem silly. Google has recently pushed a new update to this system which will stop people worrying if you suddenly stop broadcasting or replying to their messages. Of course, sharing your location with a friend remains voluntary in the Android application. According to the Android Police , analysis confirmed the battery displays had become increasingly accurate in recent weeks. Read More »

Best-selling console for June in United States was the NES Classic Mini

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What's notable is that this is the first time a Nintendo console has led in monthly unit sales since the NPD began tracking the figures back in 1995. If this doesn't make you want to pick up an NES Classic Edition now (if you haven't already ), what will? In software, five Nintendo-published titles and four multiplatform titles with Switch releases made the top 20. Read More »

Here are the details about BlackBerry Key2

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The Evolve X sports identical hardware internals as the KEY2, a Snapdragon 660 processor, 6GB RAM and 64GB storage. BlackBerry Evolve and BlackBerry Evolve fortifies Optiemus's focus on delivering powerful smartphones with stunning yet ergonomic design at competitive price points. Read More »

Facebook dating service begins testing internally

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However the company also has informed the employees that they can not use the app for dating co-workers and that Facebook's company guidelines still apply while using the app. However, it was quietly dropped after Facebook admitted that a majority of people weren't using it. Facebook has also confirmed that the feature is being tested within the main Facebook app. Read More »

FILM: MISSION IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT - Action as we've never seen

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Now you can compete in themed challenges for Team Rush, Survival and First-Person Perspective modes to earn different rewards. The " Mission: Impossible " film franchise, which began back in 1996, seems to be aging just as gracefully as its lead star, with nearly every installment improving on the last. Read More »

New Jersey sports betting adds Resorts casino, PokerStars

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In that two week span, Monmouth Park and Borgata combined to process an estimated $16.4 million in sports wagers. Even without a physical sportsbook at Resorts , DraftKings utilized the casino's license to offer mobile sports betting to become the first online sports betting app to go live outside of Nevada . Read More »

YouTube Music is about to get a lot better

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This is available for Spotify free and premium users as long as you have the latest Spotify and Google Clock app, have the apps connected, and are running Android 5.0 or above. Cook dismissed the idea that Apple has to steal users from Spotify (which has 83 million paid subscribers) to compete, instead suggesting that the streaming music ecosystem still has room to grow. Read More »

Parents paying $20-per-hour ‘Fortnite’ tutors to train their kids

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He has played games for professional eSports teams in the US, Europe and Korea and says he was head coach for Samsung's Fortnite team. Still, many Fortnite coaches are bemused by this parenting trend. The charges go up to $50 (roughly Rs. 3,400) depending on the number of hours and lessons. According to those parents, some children are feeling pressure not just to play with their friends, but also succeed. Read More »

'Fortnite' to increase profits on Android by bypassing Google Play

While Fortnite made its mobile debut on iOS earlier this year, Apple is notoriously more strict about games hosted outside of its official App Store and that's likely why the game took a more traditional route on iOS. 'The great thing about the Internet and the digital revolution is that this is possible, now that physical storefronts and middlemen distributors are no longer required'. Read More »

OnePlus controlled 40% of Indian premium smartphone mkt in Q2, beat Samsung

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While the total smartphone market declined 1.8% in the second quarter of 2018, Huawei's market share increased to 15.8%, reflected in 54.2 million smartphone shipments in the quarter and a whopping 41% jump over a year ago . As an example, its P20 Pro is now the only premium smartphone on the market that offers a triple main camera array. " Samsung's shipments declined 10.8% year-over-year, falling to 70.8 million units". Read More »

PlayStation game sales drive sharp rise in Sony profits

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For the April-June quarter, its music division enjoyed gains in both sales and profit, while the pictures sector showed a smaller loss than a year earlier thanks to growing software sales of its box office blockbuster "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle". Read More »

Samsung confirms Galaxy Note 9 will feature 1TB of internal storage

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The video, that has now been taken down, teases and also confirms some of the top features of the Galaxy Note 8 successor. In addition, it resembles the Note 8 very closely. A report has now leaked the pricing details of the Galaxy Note 9 as well. The 128GB variant of the Galaxy Note 9 will sell for MYR 4,299 (roughly Rs. Read More »

Moto Z3 announced as first 5G-upgradeable flagship, coming August 16

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It comes accompanied with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage . The storage memory is expandable by up to 2TB via a microSD card. Unfortunately, the Android One smartphones were missing from the show. In regards to the pricing of the 5G Moto Mod , Motorola is yet to confirm any details but it will not be available for the general public until the beginning of 2019. Read More »