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Pixel 2 XL on Google Store gets credit promo, free 18W charger

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These days the flagship phones have become very expensive and OEMs can not really push the costs way too low without cutting the profit margins. Just add the adapter to your cart along with a Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL , and the price of the adapter will drop to $0 at check out. Read More »

Amazon to Provide Competitive Gaming Service

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Lately, Amazon has been heavily promoting - to developers and players alike - the idea of competitive gaming that doesn't necessarily rise to the level of eSports. " GameOn saved us months of development and a whole lot of maintenance and logistical overhead in the long run", said Eden Games CMO Pascal Clarysse. Read More »

US Imposes Sanctions Against Venezuela's Petro Cryptocurrency

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Despite the country committing to back the value of the Petro by using the country's oil reserves, the lack of rule of law is greatly undermining the usability of the Venezuelan cryptocurrency. But all that changed when Jimenez started working with Maduro for the petro . Reversing to March 19 [today], the sanctions put on Venezuela's very important oil sector by the US government are being put on measure scale lately just before the presidential election. Read More »

Apple is Secretly testing its own MicroLED Screens

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Apparently, its a small scale facility for testing purposes located in Santa Clara, California. The screen that is reportedly in development, a MicroLED screen , would make phones brighter and slimmer as well as giving them a longer battery life compared to current OLED and LCD displays . Read More »

Lego: The Incredibles game teaser spotted on Juniors Incredibles 2 sets

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Based on the flier it seems like it's coming to all of the usual suspects, including PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Switch, and will be developed by TT Games. It will most likely contain a few nods and winks to other Pixar films as the LEGO games are usually jam-packed with references for the fans. Publisher Warner Bros. Read More »

Uber self-driving vehicle hits, kills pedestrian

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A self-driving Uber auto hit and killed a pedestrian in Arizona, according to multiple reports. The company has paused its operations in Pittsburgh, Tempe, Ariz ., San Francisco and Toronto. There were no passengers in the auto at the time . Uber tweeted that, "Our hearts go out to the victim's family". Uber has been testing the self-driving vehicles in Tempe and Phoenix for months. Read More »

Sea of Thieves' Day One Patch Is Literally an Eyepatch

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Firstly, Rocket League has already been offered free on the Microsoft store in one way or another, as back in February 2017 Rocket League and National Basketball Association 2K17 were offered free from the 16th -19th in a special promotion. Read More »

Google will now let users buy items through Assistant and search

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Walmart and Target were both already partnered with Google on voice-based shopping, which includes integrations with Google Express and Google Assistant. Later, when in the kitchen, they remember one more item that they missed, they can use the Google Home device to add that item to the same cart, and then order all items in one go. Read More »

Tinder takes swipe at Bumble for alleged patent infringement

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Court documents show that Match Group accuses former senior executives of utilizing tech that they "learned of and developed confidentially while at Tinder " and applying it over at Bumble. Match's Tinder app also has sought to copy Bumble's key feature of letting women make the first move. By claiming that Bumble infringed on Match's patents by copying its "swipe-to-connect" app gesture and a proposed Tinder feature to let users retrieve the folks they accidentally skipped, Match ... Read More »

Apple is reportedly working on its own MicroLED screens

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Apple was said to have nearly "killed" the project about a year or so ago, but has since made progress and the technology is now at an advanced stage. The screens are notably brighter than the current OLED Watch displays , and engineers have a finer level of control over individual colors, according to a person who has seen them. Read More »

WhatsApp introduces a number of features for its Android users

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With the new feature, any user or the group admin can add a description to the chat group to describe the community's goal and set the stage for a particular discussion on the forum. ALSO READ: Annoyed at people who track you on WhatsApp? Even the option of searching a participant from the group window info is allowed by the new update. Read More »

Yakuza Kiwami 2 Will Release in West on August 28

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For those who might not have been keeping up with all of these releases, Yakuza Kiwami 2 is basically a remake of Yakuza 2 , similar to how Yakuza Kiwami was a remake of Yakuza 1. There will be new content coming to Yakuza Kiwami 2 that wasn't present on the PlayStation 2 back in the day. If the last few games are anything to go by, then Yakuza Kiwami 2 will also make its way to the West unscathed by the lily stained sensibilities of some of the censorship-heavy localization ... Read More »

"Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Remastered" Listing Spotted

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There are many things to note about this listing. Assuming that April 30 date is, in fact, a placeholder, then we might get an official reveal on May 17, which is when Activision plans to talk at length about Black Ops 4 . It's a bit tricky to say whether it was a sales success given that it launched as a bundle, but we'd be shocked if it wasn't. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is a first-person shooter video game developed by Infinity Ward and published by Activision. Read More »

Microsoft Reaches Human Parity With Chinese to English News Translation

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The results have been verified by external bilingual human evaluators who were hired to assess the quality of translation, Microsoft said in a blog post . The successful translation used a set of news stories which were set as a standardised test of machine learning translation capabilities at a conference in September previous year. Read More »

Nindies Showcase announced for March 20th

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And Nintendo's returning the favor. Next week, we'll get a look at these titles through a Nintendo Switch Nindies Spring Showcase. Nintendo has announced that their "Indie Showcase" showcasing numerous different independent games, will air on March 20th over social media platforms. Read More »

SEGA Teases New Sonic Racing Game

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Coming to PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One , Sonic Mania Plus will release sometime this summer, and will cost a budget-friendly price of $29.99 United States dollars. Sega is one of the most hit game developers and the games from the developers are among the best. A stylized R - the same R from the logo for Sega Saturn racing game Sonic R - is highlighted, and that's about it. Read More »

Sketchy New Video Shows 'iPhone SE 2' with Slim Bezels, Sensor Notch

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However, a new video suggests a completely freakish theory - the new SE version would have similar styling as the iPhone X . In our recently updated iPhone SE review we asked "when is Apple going to update it?" Especially considering that the iPhone SE 2 could be a much more affordable device than the iPhone X. Read More »

Though invite-only, Fortnite Battle Royale tops iOS charts at launch

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Below are the steps to follow if you want to download and try the new Fortnite Mobile game on your compatible iOS device (iPhone 6S/SE, iPad Mini 4, iPad Air 2, iPad 2017, iPad Pro devices or later). Once it's accepted, you and the recipient will automatically be added to each other's friends list. With the game now on mobile devices, you're going to need to re-learn all the controls for the game, since you'll be using a small touch screen. Read More »

Balhama gunfight; Slain militants identified

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Two militants of Al Qaeda affiliate in Kashmir Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind (AGH) were killed in an encounter with security forces in Balhama-Khunmoh area in outskirt of Srinagar on Friday. The CRPF jawan was admitted to 92 Army base hospital. "Incriminating materials, which include weapon and ammunition, have been recovered as well", he said. Read More »

Apple is holding an education event on March 27 in Chicago

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The event is due to take place in Chicago at Lane Tech college prep high school which has kids from 7th grade onward all the way till college prep. Apple's last education venture- " Everyone can code " was rolled out to half a million students in the city. Read More »

Google Maps Unveils Wheelchair Accessible Transit Routes

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Next, pressing "Directions" and hitting the public transportation icon will lead to a screen that includes transport options. The new upgrade on accessible routes is available in six major cities, that is London, New York, Tokyo, Mexico City, Boston, and Sydney. Read More »

The Crew 2 release date announced

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Crew 2 will feature cooperative multiplayer, where you can join your friends and race together as a crew similar to the first game or you can play solo. If you buy The Crew 2 Gold Edition you get a steelbook case, a season pass, and the Motorsport Deluxe Pack. Pre-ordering will also net the Legendary Motors Pack , which bundles exclusive vehicles like the 2016 Mercedes-AMG C 63 Touring Car and the 2017 Harley-Davidson Iron 883TM. Read More »