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Fortnite One-Year Anniversary Event Announced, Gifting Leaks

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AWS has helped Fortnite's developers deal with huge spikes in traffic. But in that time, it has turned into a phenomenon both in terms of its popularity as a game as well as in its cultural impact. Ironically, its initial release into early access with Save the World was largely ignored, and it wasn't until Battle Royale was released that the game became an global phenomenon. Read More »

Apple’s iPhone emoji update includes a kangaroo and red hair options

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To celebrate World Emoji Day, the tech giant offered Emojipedia a first look at the new icons headed our way. Memojis are a new type of customizable Animoji coming to iPhone X with the release of iOS 12 . For accessibility advocates, today's news will be tinged with disappointment as the range of disability-focussed emojis proposed in March 2018 were not included in the promo. Read More »

First Image: Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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An offcial Note 9 render has leaked online revealing nearly the same looks as the Note 8 though there sure will be upgraded internals on the Note 9. As the device will have support for Bluetooth, the S Pen could be used for triggering a long-range remote self-timer and for controlling music playback as well. Read More »

Fortnite Season 5 Is Here With Tonnes of New Content

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Passengers can also lean forward and back to manipulate the vehicle into maneuvering around objects and heighten jumps. The Fortnite floating lightning bolt location challenge, which tasks you with "Search floating lightning bolts", may sound tricky, but it's actually quite simple. Read More »

Surface Go Hands on: Meet the $399 iPad Killer

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The tablet comes with a 10.00-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1800 pixels by 1200 pixels. A Surface tablet equipped with a Pentium Gold 4415Y made an appearance in OpenCL benchmarks last week where it put up comparable numbers to a 2017 Apple MacBook equipped with an Intel Core i5-7Y54 processor . Read More »

Samsung goes big in India with 'world's largest mobile factory'

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Expansion, which will be fully complete in 2020, is expected to almost double Noida (New Okhla Industrial Development Authority), India's current phone producing capabilities from 68- to 120 million phones per year. Samsung is without a doubt the biggest name in the Android world, and so if you are considering purchasing a new phone, logic dictates you may be looking to pick up a phone made by the ... Read More »

Samsung’s gears up to release the Samsung Galaxy Watch

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It is not hard to imagine the reasons why Samsung is expected to experience a awful quarter, because according to analysts, the reason for the drop in profit is lackluster Galaxy S9 sales. Samsung warned in April that second-quarter profits in its mobile business should decline sequentially. In January, reports claimed that Samsung was looking to set the Galaxy X launch this December or early 2019. Read More »

A Samsung Messaging Bug Might Be Texting Random Contacts Your Private Photos

Although you can now get it for less than £20 per month , we reckon the new tariff dropped by Mobile Phones Direct is now the best value S8 deal on the market. Observations from some users showed the issue did not happen on other messaging apps . As for Samsung, the company has admitted that there's a problem, adding that it's looking into how to go about sorting it out. Read More »

The iPhone X Almost Launched Without A Charging Port

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For these over-ear headphones , Apple is said to have discussed working with Tymphany, a Primax Electronics subsidiary that makes consumer and professional audio systems. However, production hasn't started, and design and technology partnerships for the product haven't been finalized. These will be put out under Apple, rather than Beats , branding. Read More »

Instagram launches IGTV, hits 1 billion users

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The app went live on both iOS and Android as well as on the Instagram app. Only accounts with big followings are now able to use IGTV's full hour-long video feature limit, but the company is planning on expanding IGTV to all Instagram users, so watch this space. Read More »

This Critical 911 Feature in iOS 12 Could Save Your Life

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While some of these mobile devices do not have geo-location detection features, majority do, and in the USA, a large chunk of them run Apple's iOS . To do this, Apple says iOS 12 will use two technologies. Apple is trying to solve a potentially unsafe emergency response infrastructure problem. Read More »

E3 2018: Ghost of Tsushima is a samurai slasher for Sony's PS4

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The video is recorded from the demo that is playable on the show floor at E3 2018 in Los Angeles, and it looks absolutely incredible. It's reminiscent of the likes of the PS2's Spider-Man 2, one of the most beloved movie tie-in games ever, albeit much more technically accomplished and utilizing the full capabilities of the PS4. Read More »

The Elder Scrolls 6 announced

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This was officially announced as part of Bethesda's E3 presentation today . We'll continue to follow Bethesda and watch for when a solid release date is shared - by Bethesda or Walmart Canada. This teaser is about the full extent of what we know about the next game in the series. Blades is a new free-to-play game that's coming to mobile, PC, consoles and more. Read More »

EA Announces Release Date for Anthem

Are you inordinately excited Federation Internationale de Football Association 19 has the Champions League license? "Of course we intend to get back to it at some point". Hinting that players will be put in the shoes of a Sith, the game will be set while the Jedi are being hunted. Speaking about a Anthem beta release date, he added: "Remember, we are still a distance out". Read More »

Fallout 76 Release Date Revealed

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Vault 76 was one of the very first vaults to open in the Fallout world. You come to your town which has been destroyed, and you need to rebuild it - and you can rebuild it how you like (and visit your friends' towns!). Players won't see a server list when they boot up the game, but their progression will be saved nonetheless. Bethesda announced today the release date of Fallout 76 with the game due out this year on November 14. Read More »

Bonjour, Alexa: Amazon digital assistant heads to France

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This device has a hands-free depth-sensing camera, built-in LED lighting, and computer vision-based background blur which Amazon assures "makes your outfits pop". The Cube will let you control your various smart home devices and take advantage of Alexa's tens of thousands of skills. Again, something more akin to HomePod than Apple TV. Read More »

Microsoft is bringing Office 365 to Apple's Mac Store

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As is iOS 12 , macOS Mojave is also gaining support for group FaceTime calls. It surely makes working at night way more relaxing. Apple has revealed their all-new iOS 12 for phones and tablet devices. It's the software update for the folks who use and rely on a MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac, iMac Pro, and the Mac Pro, with a new version of Mac OS. Read More »