• Battlefield 5's Grand Operations mode will be playable at launch after all
Battlefield 5's Grand Operations mode will be playable at launch after all

Update: DICE updated the original blog post mentioning that the information it included was outdated, and Grand Operations will actually be available at launch. So it looks as though players will have to wait just a tad bit longer in order to play the new Grand Operations mode in the upcoming Battlefield game.

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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9's first teaser is out; here's what it shows
Samsung Galaxy Note 9's first teaser is out; here's what it shows

Multiple leaks and rumors have already given us an idea of what to expect from the Galaxy Note 9 . Rest assured, both the variants will offer the same level of performance and would set a new benchmark in performance among Android phones.

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  • Google launches free Wi-Fi hotspot network in Nigeria
Google launches free Wi-Fi hotspot network in Nigeria

Google's WiFi project that aims to bring wireless connectivity across all developing countries is now launching in Nigeria . Similar services have been launched in India, Indonesia, Mexico and Thailand. Google reported the twelve startups that graduated the program to have directly created 132 jobs between them and raise funds over $7 million ...

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  • Sony announces industry-first 48MP smartphone camera sensor
Sony announces industry-first 48MP smartphone camera sensor

The new sensor should also improve images on smartphones that use digital zoom rather than optical zoom. Sony is labelling the new unit "compact" - it measures up at 8millimetres diagonally, meaning phones that adopt it should not have to carry a huge camera bump.

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  • Xiaomi Mi A2 India launch set for August 8
Xiaomi Mi A2 India launch set for August 8

Xiaomi Mi 5X was rebranded as Mi A1 , while Mi A2 is the global variant of Mi 6X , which made its debut in China in May. The Mi A2 boasts a metal unibody design and an edge-to-edge display with small but observable top and bottom bezels.

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"Fortnite" Developer Epic Games Shutting Down Playground Mode

The Playground mode was a heavily requested feature since Fortnite Battle Royale first gained popularity, allowing players to practice their building without the pressure of a real match. In Fortnite Playground v2, Epic Games is hoping to give players the ability to choose teams, in groups of 1v1 or 2v2. The game mode was originally added ...

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  • Facebook’s Privacy Blunders Continue - Company Reports a New Bug That Unblocked People
Facebook’s Privacy Blunders Continue - Company Reports a New Bug That Unblocked People

The tech giant started an email service that offered users an @facebook.com address, in November 2010. For some people, who noticed that their block list had gotten shorter without their doing or knowledge, it would have been an unsettling notion that these blocked people now had access to their lives again.

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  • This is the OnePlus 6 Red
This is the OnePlus 6 Red

Succeeding the Lava Red OnePlus 5T from past year, the new color version of the flagship device will be available in all markets where OnePlus usually does business. What do you think of the OnePlus 6 Red? The phone carries a dark red finish, which OnePlus claims to have designed by using a never used before blend of optical coating, ev...

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  • The NES Classic is back in stores. Here's how to get it
The NES Classic is back in stores. Here's how to get it

Gamestop is offering two options: you can buy the system for $60 (£45.45) as is or purchase a $105 (£79.55) bundle that includes a controller and a case. No, you didn't misread that, the NES Classic is back in stock. The NES Classic is a modern and mini version of the original home console. Amazon began listing the Nintendo Entertainment...

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  • Google Pixel 3 Android Flagship Line Leaks In High-Res Renders
Google Pixel 3 Android Flagship Line Leaks In High-Res Renders

Both devices will keep their fingerprint sensor located on the rear back panel and have multiple cameras in the front - we are not yet sure if it's to enhance security (a la FaceID) or to enhance your selfie game. Alos, the Pixel 3 is tipped to measure 145.6x68.2x7.9mm, while the Pixel 3 XL is tipped to measure 158x76.6x7.9mm. For helping peopl...

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  • Google is Rolling Out a Fix For The Chromecast Outage
Google is Rolling Out a Fix For The Chromecast Outage

A Google spokesperson confirmed to TechCrunch that there's an issue affecting "some" of its customers of these platforms, and it's now investigating the issue and working on a solution. "OK Google, start working again". Google is acknowledging the issue, confirming the problems to TechCrunch , but isn't getting specific at this stage.

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  • Our iPhone friends can now download the iOS 12 public beta
Our iPhone friends can now download the iOS 12 public beta

Earlier this month, Apple had announced iOS 12. All of those devices are turning five-years-old this year, so to see Apple supporting them with new iOS releases in 2018 is definitely an exciting thing. In case if during the testing phase you would like to move back to the public release on your Apple device, Apple has provided an option to u...

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  • Instagram Hits One Billion Users Worldwide And Launches New IGTV
Instagram Hits One Billion Users Worldwide And Launches New IGTV

Facebook-owned Instagram announced a new addition to its photo-sharing app on Wednesday: the ability to share long-form 4K videos a la YouTube . Instagram said it has signed up internet stars for IGTV , including Lele Pons , who has 25 million followers. There are also channels, and celebrities themselves can be channels.

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" Archive " Disney, Nintendo partner for eSports competition

The hybrid console "succeeds as both a home game system and a gaming handheld, offering a new flexibility in how you play", we wrote. While the content will be featured on Disney Channel, Disney XD and on the DisneyNOW app, it is a one-time only contest, not a new series.

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  • Oppo Find X is an all-screen phone with slide-out cameras
Oppo Find X is an all-screen phone with slide-out cameras

Trying to squeeze both a front-facing camera and a bezel-free display into a smartphone requires some imagination, and the Oppo Find X turns to motorization in order to deliver it. It may be available in two colour options, Bordeaux Red and Glacier Blue. So, each time you want the phone to unlock securely, the motorised section will need to p...

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  • Booking Uber rides no longer possible via Google Maps on Android
Booking Uber rides no longer possible via Google Maps on Android

This partnership seemed to have expanded even further this year a version of Google Maps Beta was found to be able to create an Uber account directly. This means that users who previously used Google Maps to book Uber rides will now need to use the standalone Uber app for Android to continue using the platform.

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  • Fortnite For Nintendo Switch Released
Fortnite For Nintendo Switch Released

This has caused problems this week for Fortnite fans because while most people don't bounce between PS4 and Xbox One , the hybrid home/handheld Switch system enables fundamentally different opportunities for play. Perhaps the Sony rep who crafted the above statement should consider a second career in politics. Brandwatch has released thei...

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  • Square Enix E3 2018 showcase report card: announcements and impressions
Square Enix E3 2018 showcase report card: announcements and impressions

During its presentation, a 30-second tease for the Nintendo Switch exclusive Octopath Traveler was shown. Square Enix announced Left Alive during Sony Interactive Entertainment's pre-Tokyo Game Show press conference in September 2017, according to Polygon .

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  • Animal stuck on high-rise ledge becomes social media star
Animal stuck on high-rise ledge becomes social media star

As of Tuesday morning, it was 12 stories high, seen taking a nap outside a window. The raccoon has gotten Twitter so excited that someone has even started an account on the critter's behalf: "The St. Tim Nelson , a reporter for Minnesota Public Radio, live-tweeted the climb, including the good news that the raccoon reached the roof Wednesday ...

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  • The Elder Scrolls: Blades announced for mobile devices
The Elder Scrolls: Blades announced for mobile devices

No release window timeline or exact details have been announced thus far. But we'll take it over nothing. Knowing this, the staggered release makes a lot more sense as it's easier to build a single player game than a multiplayer shooter; thus, the single player arrives, they look for potential issues, then release the multiplayer portion of the gam...

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  • Kingdom Hearts III Finally Has a January 2019 Release Date
Kingdom Hearts III Finally Has a January 2019 Release Date

Microsoft showed off a new world for Kingdom Hearts III during its Electronic Entertainment Expo event today in Los Angeles. The latest release of information was this past May when several press outlets were invited to play a demo of the game and Square Enix announced they would reveal the release date in early June.

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  • Jeep reveals India-bound Renegade SUV ahead of Turin Motor Show
Jeep reveals India-bound Renegade SUV ahead of Turin Motor Show

Jeep had the 2019 Renegade break cover in Torino, Italy in early June, showing off a more mature face for the compact utility but revealing precious little details about the SUV. In terms of mechanicals, the Europe-spec Renegade is expected to get a new 1.0-litre, three-cylinder engine with maximum power of 118bhp. We won't hold our breath for th...

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  • Microsoft sinks deep sea data centre off Orkney
Microsoft sinks deep sea data centre off Orkney

Eventually, Microsoft would like to marry Project Natick to experimental ocean turbines that use wave energy to generate electricity, which could make these data centers entirely self sufficient. While Phase one of Project Natick confirmed that underwater datacenter concept is feasible, Phase two is focused on researching whether the concept is...

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  • 'Tetris' is coming to PSVR as 'Tetris Effect' and here's a trailer
'Tetris' is coming to PSVR as 'Tetris Effect' and here's a trailer

Owners of the PlayStation 4 Pro can also enjoy the game in 2D dimensions in 4k at 60fps. Being created by Tetsuya Mizuguchi and the team behind Lumines and Rez Infinite , I don't know how to explain this game, besides telling you to watch that trailer and try to piece it together for yourself.

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  • Annual Pass, release date and new trailer reveal
Annual Pass, release date and new trailer reveal

Along with a reminder to tune in for today's livestream , the tweet included an embedded video preview showing the loveable Exo Hunter Cayde-6 (voiced with aplomb by renowned actor Nathan Fillion) along with a second Guardian (assumedly the player's Guardian).

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  • These are the iPhones and iPads that will run iOS 12
These are the iPhones and iPads that will run iOS 12

Gene Munster, a former Apple analyst at Piper Jaffray, also speaks about the hardware upgrade that most probably Apple could introduce a cheaper Siri-integrated speaker. Here's what we might see. Updated 11:34 a.m. June 4 to include additional information about Siri shortcuts on watchOS 5. Would you be disappointed if there are no new MacBo...

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  • What Is Fallout 76? Release Date, Rumors, Platforms, An Online Survival Title?
What Is Fallout 76? Release Date, Rumors, Platforms, An Online Survival Title?

Having near miss opportunities to work on Battlestar has been one of those major career regrets that things never worked out, so that took the wind out of our sails little. Luckily, Bethesda's E3 2018 press conference is scheduled for June 10. However, we are speculating that the release date of Fallout 4 could be either Fall 2018 or Spring 2...

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  • Apple announces iOS 12 with app updates and performance improvements
Apple announces iOS 12 with app updates and performance improvements

Don't worry if you missed out on watching Apple's big show on Monday though, because we've got you covered. Apple is making a new AR (open) file format with Pixar called USDZ that's optimized for size, and can be shared via email, Apple News, or simply iMessage.

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  • WatchOS 5 makes the Apple Watch more connected and activity-aware
WatchOS 5 makes the Apple Watch more connected and activity-aware

A new Pride watch face discovered in watchOS 4 .3.1 is also being unlocked today, using a series of animated strings to create a rainbow on the Apple Watch screen. The Walkie-Talkie feature will send a vibration through to the other person's wrist and then play your message, much like a normal walkie talkie would in real life.

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  • Microsoft to acquire GitHub
Microsoft to acquire GitHub

The deal would be quite favorable for Microsoft , as the software giant has been actively seeking developers . GitHub is described as the world's leading software development platform, and it now served over 28 million developers worldwide.

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