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Apple CEO's Defense Of iPhone Pricing Raises Questions

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What do you guys think of Apple's latest batch of iPhones? As for battery capacity, the listings reveal that the iPhone XS has a 2,658mAh pack which is slightly smaller than the 2,716mAh battery found in the iPhone X. The absence of a striking new feature left major tech blogs and newspapers lukewarm on the new XS range of Apple Inc's iPhones in the first batch of reviews on Tuesday, although most praised the improvements to a wide range of standard features. Read More »

Jack Ma: 1 million US jobs pledge thwarted by trade row

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The planned creation of the chip subsidiary is believed to be part of Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma's efforts to help reduce China's dependence on US technologies . Ma, who recently announced his departure as the chairman of the Chinese retail giant next year, slammed Trump's policies just two days after Washington announced a 10 percent tariff on another $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. Read More »

Download: iOS 12.1 Public Beta and tvOS 12.1 Public Beta Now Available

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Here's how you can sign up right away. This comes after various tidbits were noticed inside the first beta release of iOS 12.1 yesterday. "Available as a free software update, iOS 12 introduces new augmented reality (AR) experiences, fun new features like Memoji, Siri Shortcuts that open up a world of apps to work with Siri and new tools to help people reduce interruptions and manage screen time for themselves and their families", the iPhone maker said in a statement late on Monday. Read More »

Mercedes-AMG A35 4Matic Leaked, Looks Fun To Drive

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AMG's first offering for the new A-Class has been revealed in the form of the Mercedes-AMG A 35. Mercedes-Benz India vice president (sales & marketing) Michael Jopp poses for photographs at the launch of the C-Class facelift sedans C 300d, C 220d Prime and C 220d Progressive in New Delhi on 20 September, 2018. Read More »

Leaked Nokia 7.1 Plus (X7) renders show a notch, dual Zeiss camera

Flipkart has revealed that the Nokia 5.1 Plus will be launched exclusively on its platform on September 24th. The Nokia 6.1 Plus and Nokia 5.1 Plus smartphones are online-only devices from the Finnish brand, which allowed HMD and Flipkart to price them aggressively taking on the competition. Read More »

PS Now's PS3 Games Can't Be Downloaded, 'Not Compatible' with PS4

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This includes PS2 games remastered for PS4. For the uninitiated, Sony's PlayStation Now service allows subscribers to stream (and now download) a library of over 500 PS3 and PS4 games on the PC and PS4. However, if this is indeed true, that's a pretty unbelievable deal for PS Plus users, getting Nioh which has content of over 100hrs and Diablo III, which is another timesink title, is a pretty decent deal especially when you're getting them free and given how gracious Sony has been for ... Read More »

And Now Devil May Cry 5 Has The Mega Man Buster

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The trailer also gives a more detailed look at one of Dante's new weapons - his motorbike Cavaliere , which cannot only be split into two giant clubs/chainsaws, but can also be ridden in the middle of combat. The trailer was a music video for protagonist Dante's "Battle Theme" and featured a track called Subhuman from the deathcore band Suicide Silence. This week has been one of awesome reveals for the upcoming Capcom title Devil May Cry 5 , but unfortunately for the team the title is ... Read More »

Google Brings its Emergency Location Service to Android in the US

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To date, its technology is active in over 1,000 of the more than 5,700 911 call centers nationwide, and is available to users at no additional charge. Emergency centers in the USA will soon be able to support the technology thanks to Google's partnership with RapidSOS , an emergency tech company that can integrate its product with the software already used by 911 centers. Read More »

Nintendo Switch NES emulator hacked to run unofficial games

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To give Switch players an even bigger reason to subscribe, Nintendo is adding official voice chat support to more of its own titles. Users with foreign accounts - notably, Japan - can also download those versions of the application and play the games with Famicom box art. Read More »

First iPhone XS, XS Max and Watch S4 Orders Ship to Customers

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Notably, this is the biggest battery yet in an iPhone. They have been louder than iPhone X , and Apple has been worked to tune the stereo sound as the audio sounds get wider or even more narrow which depends on the scene. The two models comprise the upper half of Apple's iPhone lineup this year with the upcoming iPhone XR being the "entry-level" model. If Trump expands the tariffs to an additional $267 billion worth of goods then almost every Chinese import would be affected, ... Read More »

New Huawei earbuds offer unique power combination

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Mere weeks before Huawei is set to officially unveil its Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro smartphones, which is taking place at a much-anticipated October 16 event , a stunning show-all video has revealed just how much of a threat the series could be to Apple's new iPhone XS and Google's Pixel 3 flagships. Read More »

OnePlus 6T and Type-C Bullets Headphones Teased by Amazon India

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We don't now know any rumors of what the upgraded tech could be, but the company may have worked its magic on the camera in other ways to tackle the tough competition in the high-end phone space. Rumors so far have suggested that the OnePlus 6T would be nearly identical to the recently released Oppo R17 Pro , which means that the former will borrow the triple camera setup on the back. Read More »

Red Dead Redemption 2's online multiplayer mode launches in November

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Rockstar Games has unveiled Red Dead Online , the online component to Red Dead Redemption 2 that will be set within the same massive, open world. That means players can look forward to "constant updates and adjustments" intended to "grow and evolve" the experience. "As with most online experiences of this size and scale, there will inevitably be some turbulence at launch", warns Rockstar. Read More »

Samsung bets on smartphone rear cameras

The Galaxy A7 will be debuting in Asian markets in the coming weeks, and Samsung will also bring the device to select European markets from this fall and will expand to additional markets in the near future. There's also a pro lighting mode, AR emojis and "flattering filters". Under the hood, the device is powered by an unspecified octa-core processor clocked at 2.2GHz. Read More »

Here’s what we know so far

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Called OnePlus TV , the product will feature “OnePlus premium flagship design, image quality and audio experience to more seamlessly connect the home”. It appears that OnePlus is still in the early stages of designing its TV, as no specifications or details or release plans were announced in the post. Read More »

Google Maps now works with Apple's CarPlay in iOS 12

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You might expect that update to arrive soon, and more third-party turn-by-turn apps to add support as well, so you'll have more alternatives to Apple Maps to help you get where you want to be. The navigation experience itself is the same as in the regular iPhone app. You'll see your vehicle listed. CarPlay is Apple's version of Android Auto, in a nutshell. Read More »

Google 'Home Hub' leak shows a 7in screen but no webcam

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According to MySmartPrice , Google's version will function similarly to those, allowing you to get weather and traffic reports, ask general questions, and pretty much use Google Assistant like normal, though tasks will be shown on the display alongside verbal feedback. Read More »

Google’s Family Gets New Features and Expands to New Countries

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First launched previous year in the United States, Google's Family Link parental control app is now available here. As is the case with Family Link for kids, parents can use Google's software to manage how-and how much-their kids use their phones as well as track their location. Read More »

Withings Steel HR Sport puts fitness tech in a sleek analog design

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Made of stainless steel, the 40mm watch comes with a black face or a white one as well as a variety of straps. The analog face of Steel HR shows the time as well as a sub-dial that shows the percentage of daily activity goals achieved. Even when set to power reserve, the watch still tracks fitness, activity, and sleep patterns. During waking hours, Steel HR Sport helps users keep on top of their daily communications. Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro and Mi 8 Lite debut

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Other Mi 8 Lite specs include a 6.26-inch notched LCD screen , a 3,350mAh battery , and a rear fingerprint scanner. The phone comes with a 6.21-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 2248 pixels. The Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro has been announced by the Chinese brand. We also expect two gradient color options (Blue-Violet and Twilight Gold) along with a host of other colors to choose from (Black, Rose Gold, Gold, White, Blue, Red, Pink, Gray, Silver, Green, and one ... Read More »

Sony Announces PlayStation Classic, Launches December 3

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After the success of Nintendo's mini retro consoles, we have seen others attempt to follow in its footsteps. This little device will be about 45% smaller than the original PlayStation and will contain 20 classic games. Less than half the size of the original PlayStation, the miniature console recreates the look of that console, as well as the feel with PS1-style controllers. Read More »

Capcom shuts down Dead Rising developer Capcom Vancouver

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Meanwhile, the company says it's constructing new facilities and hiring more people at its headquarters in Osaka. In an official press statement, Capcom stated that "as a result of reviewing titles in development at Capcom Game Studio Vancouver , Inc., Capcom now expects to record losses from the termination of development projects of approximately 4.5 billion yen". Read More »

The YouTube Gaming app will be no more in March of 2019

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Don't be sad, though, as YouTube plans to focus its entire gaming effort into the regular YouTube app and web experience. In March, 2019, the YouTube Gaming app is going into retirement. YouTube Gaming , the specialised app and site dedicated to video game streaming and more, is being shut down by Google. But other than those meager features, there was never any reason, as a viewer, to not just use the main site or app. Read More »

IPhone XS & XS Max: Unboxing And First Impression

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The XR bundle includes a Xiaomi Mi 8 SE smartphone, 12.5-inch Mi Notebook Air, the Mi Band 3 , the Mi Bluetooth Mini Headset.is priced at CNY 6,499 (Rs. This mid-range yet game-changing model however didn't factor into Kuo's launch weekend estimates, as it won't be available to order until sometime in October, Apple quoted. Read More »

Google Remotely Changed Phone Settings On Some Android Pie Devices

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Google has issued an apology to the smartphone users on Reddit who reported on Friday that their battery-saving settings were turned on without their knowledge or consent. Google apologized in its response to Redditors, saying "Sorry for the confusion". The apology hasn't been well-received by those affected by the so-called experiment, though. Read More »

Here's How Xiaomi Mocked Apple For Steep Pricing Of New iPhones

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Spoiler: It's not that much faster. Kuo expects the iPhone XR to grab 55-60% of the sales, once it gets to market in October. Also interesting is the fact that the wireless charging coil of the iPhone has been improved so that it doesn't require as-specific placements on the charging pads compared to before. Read More »

Android is the vehicle infotainment system of the future

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Drivers, meanwhile, will be able to use the same apps and tools they have on their smartphones. One of the most recent examples comes in the form of Google's announcement of its plans to partner with the powerful Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi automotive alliance in integrating its Android System in media displays that will be part of millions of future vehicle designs. Read More »