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Technology Nvidia has a ton of ray tracing announcements from GDC
Author: 0 Nvidia has a ton of ray tracing announcements from GDC

As was made abundantly clear recently, however, that may well not be the case; Crytek has shown real-time ray tracing running on a demo called Neon Noir with convincing reflections rendered using its CryEngine game engine, and the kicker is that it was claimed to be running on the AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 graphics card, a GPU with precisely zero cores created to accelerate ray tracing workloads.

Technology New AirPods get wireless charging and are compatible with Siri
Author: 0 New AirPods get wireless charging and are compatible with Siri

Should you upgrade from the old AirPods to the new Airpods? Perhaps the most important update, however, is the increase in battery life. According to Apple , the case is compatibile with all generation of AirPods but, of course, it will not add any of the audio improvements of the second-generation model to the original AirPods from 2016.

Technology Specs of Samsung’s upcoming smartphone Galaxy A40 leaks online
Author: 0 Specs of Samsung’s upcoming smartphone Galaxy A40 leaks online

The Galaxy S10e will mark the first time that Samsung has added a so-called "affordable" model to its flagship Samsung Galaxy S series. The company first introduced the Galaxy A30 and Galaxy A50 at Mobile World Congress 2019 last month, and has now silently launched the Galaxy A20 as the third big addition to the series.

Technology Apex Legends Battle Pass Release Date, Details Confirmed
Author: 0 Apex Legends Battle Pass Release Date, Details Confirmed

Well, folks, the wait is over. In a post to the EA website just after the announcement of Season 1's start date, lead product manager Lee Horn gave fans a glimpse at Respawn's philosophies regarding the first Battle Pass . When the curtain was dropped and the contents were revealed, however, some fans were disappointed with the contents of the Battle Pass. He also clarified in a separate post that player and Battle Pass levels "are completely independent and don't impact each other".

Technology Apple quietly announces 10.5-inch iPad Air and refreshed iPad mini
Author: 0 Apple quietly announces 10.5-inch iPad Air and refreshed iPad mini

Funnily enough, neither the Air or the Mini are slimmest of the iPad family - the iPad Pro coming in at 0.23-inches to the their 0.24-inches. On the front is a 7MP camera with 1080p video that's from the new iPad Pro models . First up is the larger of the two new iPads. Also, the polyurethane Smart Covers will be available at Rs 3500 for iPad mini and Rs 3700 for iPad Air .

Technology Facebook scrubs 1.5 million Christchurch attack videos but criticism goes viral
Author: 0 Facebook scrubs 1.5 million Christchurch attack videos but criticism goes viral

The point here is not that the social media platforms removed the shooting footage from their platforms, the real problem is: Why couldn't they automatically catch the upload and re-uploads of such footage? Home Secretary Sajid Javid has told social media companies " enough is enough " after footage of the terrorist attack in Christchurch spread rapidly across the networks and around the world.

Technology Australia police raid properties linked to New Zealand terror suspect
Author: 0 Australia police raid properties linked to New Zealand terror suspect

He has been identified by police as 28-year old Australian Brenton Tarrant who in one day killed more than all the people murdered across New Zealand in 2017. He said only two things need to be proved in a murder trial: whether the accused did it and whether it was his intention to kill. Australia banned semi-automatic weapons and launched a national gun amnesty.

Technology Samsung is already planning to drop the punch-hole camera
Author: 0 Samsung is already planning to drop the punch-hole camera

Maybe it's the newer Exynos chipset, maybe it's Android Pie, maybe Samsung chose to optimize things for the tenth-anniversary Galaxy S lineup, maybe it's the 8GB of RAM, or maybe it's a combination of all or some of those factors, but I can't get enough of how quick and smooth the Galaxy S10 + runs.

Technology Microsoft Brings its Xbox Live Network to iOS and Android
Author: 0 Microsoft Brings its Xbox Live Network to iOS and Android

The Xbox Live developers kit will allow game makers to select features they want to integrate into their games, including friend lists, club membership, and hero stats. Speaking about the new initiative at a media briefing this week, Microsoft's cloud gaming chief Kareem Choudhry said the tech giant has ambitions of uniting players around the world - irrespective of their platform of choice.

Technology Android Q Beta First Look!
Author: 0 Android Q Beta First Look!

Meanwhile people are debating which sweet treat will be the version codename for Android Q. This lets app developers set a path into their app from the sharing menu, making sure everything's in place for the user to send what they want. Speaking of Wi-Fi, Google is adding new wireless technologies to manage IoT hardware via Wi-Fi. Starting in Android Q , apps can request a Dynamic Depth image which consists of a JPEG, XMP metadata related to depth related elements, and a depth and ...

Technology Education Minister speaks to Oldies 107.7 about cell phone ban
Author: 0 Education Minister speaks to Oldies 107.7 about cell phone ban

Over the past number of years, school boards across the province have been using more technology to teach, and Fields said his board is no exception. The announcement is expected in the "near future". "I think we really need to think progressively about this and say, 'OK, this technology is here, it's real". The government said teachers and parents overwhelmingly supported banning cellphone use during telephone town halls and surveys conducted last fall, in which 97 per cent of the 35,000 ...

Technology Android Q Has Landed: Here's How To Get It On Your Phone
Author: 0 Android Q Has Landed: Here's How To Get It On Your Phone

For now, Google has only released a beta of Android Q for compatible Pixel devices. We heard rumours earlier in the week that the Android Q Beta will be available on a wide array of devices. Also when you restart your device, the phone will flash a message informing you that your device is running a beta version of Android. Android Q requires you to verify with a password, PIN or fingerprint before it'll make the code though, Android Authority reported .

Technology WhatsApp and Instagram hit by outage
Author: 0 WhatsApp and Instagram hit by outage

Minutes after Instagram also went down, the website reported . " Facebook's ad section was not functioning either, and it led to an internal error when you tried to buy an ad", the website reported. Many of us spend the day alleviating our boredom by scrolling through our social networks. It's setting us back a day, causing a ripple effect to the bottom line.

Technology Get 4 months of YouTube Premium free with the Galaxy S10
Author: 0 Get 4 months of YouTube Premium free with the Galaxy S10

If Samsung does plan to launch such a device, it will be the company's first foldable smartphone to feature an outward-facing display , in the same vein as Huawei's Mate X . Both four- and two-month offers are available globally where Samsung Galaxy devices and YouTube Premium are available. Recently we discovered that Samsung for the first time started shipping screen protectors with the S10 specially created to allow the ultrasonic fingerprint sensor to work effectively.

Technology 'Cheesed Challenge' Has Parents Hurling Slices of Cheese at Their Kids
Author: 0 'Cheesed Challenge' Has Parents Hurling Slices of Cheese at Their Kids

The "cheese challenge" , as it is being called, began inadvertently when Twitter user unclexhlmes posted a video of cheese being thrown at a crying boy. It looks like the challenge began in the USA last week. Let's just hope this trend goes away like other video challenges, or let's hope that our pets are the true winners as people start throwing slices of cheese at them, instead of babies.

Technology Galaxy S10 phones launch on T
Author: 0 Galaxy S10 phones launch on T

Sadly though, 47% of people went for Prism Black - why do you people hate colours?! It's encouraging to see such a positive response to our new product line-up, across the ecosystem and including the new Galaxy Buds and Galaxy Watch Active , meaning that we are offering a greater range of choice than ever.

Technology Samsung Works On New Folding Smartphones
Author: 0 Samsung Works On New Folding Smartphones

The smartphone maker began taking pre-orders for the latest S10 line of devices on February 10. The smartphone is Samsung's first foldable phone , and it comes with a 7.3-inch Infinity Flex Display , which folds into a compact device and can open three active apps simultaneously on the main display.

Technology The Nintendo Switch Is Getting A VR Labo Kit
Author: 0 The Nintendo Switch Is Getting A VR Labo Kit

A cheaper Starter Set, which includes the cardboard necessary for the Goggles and Blaster will be available soon, and there will be two additional expansion packs. With all of that said, this sounds like the best Labo kit yet. Each set is priced individually at $19.99. So far the Labo toys have been a rewarding - if time consuming - investment, and it will be interesting to see if the trend continues next month.

Technology Google reveals details of Chrome vulnerability that was exploited before last update
Author: 0 Google reveals details of Chrome vulnerability that was exploited before last update

The exploit, known as CVE-2019-5786, is said to be a use-after-free flaw in the browser's FileReader application programming interface, an API created to allow the browser to access and read locally stored files. Because it is not just a proof of concept bug, it is imperative that Chrome users patch their browser to the latest version, in order to stay protected from this threat.

Technology Lego announces its own foldable device with an 'infinite' battery
Author: 0 Lego announces its own foldable device with an 'infinite' battery

Still, it's hard to say how much demand there is until some of the convertible devices are actually on sale, even at their high starting prices. As with most flagship smartphone launches , a full device teardown of the device has gradually turned into an essential ritual along with the usual unboxing, reviews, and comparisons.

Technology OnePlus 7 image leaked! Shows off pop-up selfie camera, triple rear camera
Author: 0 OnePlus 7 image leaked! Shows off pop-up selfie camera, triple rear camera

Since OnePlus has been quite prolific with its launches of late, expectations are that the OnePlus 7 is already in an advanced stage of design/launch. Now, the attention has shifted to the soon-to-be-launched OnePlus 7 , as the device has leaked in a video online. While the resolution of the screen is not known yet, given the brand's love for full HD+, it's safe to assume that the display on the OnePlus 7 will also have the same resolution.

Technology Ferrari F8 Tributo is a 710hp Replacement for the 488 GTB
Author: 0 Ferrari F8 Tributo is a 710hp Replacement for the 488 GTB

The F8 Tributo has a dry weight of 1330kg, a reduction of 40kg, and a claimed 0-100km/h time of 2.9 seconds. The F8 Tributo's aerodynamic package is adapted from track cars, such as the limited-edition 488 Pista and the new auto adopts several features from the 488 Pista created to help manage engine heat, including the rearward-angled front radiators and the dynamic engine air intakes positioned either side of the spoiler instead of on the rear flanks.

Technology Benzyl Carbazate Market 2023 Emerging to Manufactures, Size, Growth, Share, Regions
Author: 0 Benzyl Carbazate Market 2023 Emerging to Manufactures, Size, Growth, Share, Regions

The report enumerates information regarding the driving forces impacting the commercialization scope of the Artificial Intelligence Platform market and their influence on the revenue graph of this industry sphere. Thanks for reading this article; you can also get individual chapter wise section or region wise report version like North America, Europe or Asia or Oceania [Australia and New Zealand].

Technology USA carrier Sprint selects Samsung's technology for first 5G service
Author: 0 USA carrier Sprint selects Samsung's technology for first 5G service

While it's always exciting to see a new high-speed data network rollout, and being among the first to experience it brings a certain "I'm ahead of the curve" cred, it'll probably take several years to fully mature, much like 4G before it. Sprint is building its network on the mid-band 2.5 GHz spectrum and "cutting-edge Massive MIMO" tech , with the carrier touting 10s increased in bandwidth over current-gen LTE networks.

Technology Foldable Phone Shipment Expectations Not High For This Year 02/25/2019
Author: 0 Foldable Phone Shipment Expectations Not High For This Year 02/25/2019

When folded, the device is a huge display smartphone with a 6.6-inch screen, and when opened, it turns into a slim tablet with an 8-inch screen. The phone has 3 screens in order to be usable in folding position without worrying that the display will be scratched like it happens on Galaxy Fold that has a screen which closes on the outside so one part of the display will be used as the back of the phone.

Technology Huawei Exec Pokes Fun At US Spying, Snowden At Tech Show
Author: 0 Huawei Exec Pokes Fun At US Spying, Snowden At Tech Show

Huawei is taking its case directly to the 100,000 visitors expected to attend the show. Guo Ping said such an order "is not necessary and should not be released" but if issued would have little impact on Huawei, which has become the leading supplier of the backbone equipment for wireless mobile networks worldwide.

Technology Many Smartphones get a button for the Google wizard
Author: 0 Many Smartphones get a button for the Google wizard

Precisely what Google is trying to do for Messages is to make suggestions on anything, as you conduct a conversation with a friend or relative.This could be a relief after the death of Allo . Google also announced that it will support seven new Indic languages and enhance its support for people who speak multiple languages . These chips would appear with an Assistant logo just above the text box, just like smart replies, and offer relevant information regarding the topic of ...

Technology Mobile Phones: Huawei Mate X foldable 5G smartphone launched
Author: 0 Mobile Phones: Huawei Mate X foldable 5G smartphone launched

When opened in " tablet mode", the Mate X sports an 8-inch screen compared to Samsung's 7.3-inch offering, with a resolution of 2480 x 2200 and an aspect ratio of 8:7.1. With fast 5G connectivity, Huawei says consumers will be able to download a 1GB movie in 3 seconds. On the spec sheet side, the Mate X is powered by Huawei's own Kirin 980 SoC, 8GB of RAM and comes with 512GB of internal storage.

Technology World's First 1TB MicroSD Cards Shown Off at MWC
Author: 0 World's First 1TB MicroSD Cards Shown Off at MWC

It seems that nearly everything needs a microSD card to get the best out of these days. If you're anxious that this kind of high capacity won't come cheap, then you'd be right, with the 1TB SanDisk Extreme UHS-I microSDXC costing $449.99 (around £340, AU$630) when it hits shops in April.

Technology LG unveils dual-screen 5G smartphone
Author: 0 LG unveils dual-screen 5G smartphone

Internally, the V50 is very similar to the G8. LG apparently launch two variant of the G8, a dual camera and triple camera variant. Besides a front camera , the notch contains a Time of Flight (ToF) sensor , which enables a bit of 3D sensing.

Technology HMD Global launches Nokia 9 PureView smartphone with five-camera array
Author: 0 HMD Global launches Nokia 9 PureView smartphone with five-camera array

The Nokia 9 PureView will retail at an average price of $699 and start shipping in March. The phone includes two colour sensors and three monochromatic sensors which Nokia says give more sharpness and detail. So, here are a few shots taken at dusk. The richer depth information also affords users more tweaking in Google Photos, as well as an alternative focus selection after the fact.

Technology China's Huawei unveils 5G phone with folding screen
Author: 0 China's Huawei unveils 5G phone with folding screen

The grip bar is where makes the Mate X easy to use with one hand. Huawei is using Leica lenses here.re-enforcing its commitment to the lens giants. He said the phone was a "masterwork of engineering" and that it folded in an "almost perfect" manner, while its 5G capacity would help "change the world that we now know".

Technology How to stop Facebook from tracking your location
Author: 0 How to stop Facebook from tracking your location

For example, when people choose to use Nearby Friends , a feature that lets friends share their locations with each other, they give Facebook permission to access their location even when they're not using the app , " said Paul McDonald , Engineering Director, Location Infrastructure, Facebook .

Technology Xiaomi's $450 Mi 9 Looks Like the Best Affordable Flagship Yet
Author: 0 Xiaomi's $450 Mi 9 Looks Like the Best Affordable Flagship Yet

Further, Xiaomi has gone an extra step ahead to put the sapphire glass lens on the camera to protect it from scratches. The device features an on-screen fingerprint scanner, too. It has the same number of cameras, keeping the 48MP rear and 20MP front sensors, but swapping out the telephoto lens for an 8MP portrait lens, and the 16MP ultra-wide angle camera for a 13MP wide angle one.

Technology Apex Legends leak reveal survival mode and new Legends
Author: 0 Apex Legends leak reveal survival mode and new Legends

In an update on the Apex Legends subreddit , the developer noted that over 16,000 cheaters have already been banned from the game. For those unaware, Titanfall used the term Pilots for soldiers. And it's also a testament to Apex Legends' popularity, having to ban over 16000 cheaters in two weeks. Apex Legends has had a good first few weeks, but Respawn isn't going to be resting on their laurels: at least as far as the technical side is concerned.

Technology Samsung to launch USA retail stores in smartphone push
Author: 0 Samsung to launch USA retail stores in smartphone push

The Galaxy M30 is stronger than the recently launched M-Series devices - Galaxy M20 and M10. The smartphone will have a 5.8-inch OLED display with Full HD+ resolution, with a hole cut-off from the top right of the screen for Front facing camera.

Technology OnePlus 5G smartphone prototype will be shown at MWC 2019
Author: 0 OnePlus 5G smartphone prototype will be shown at MWC 2019

Enter your email to be subscribed to our newsletter. It is expected that this device will target the gaming audience as it will be a Gaming-Oriented phone which is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC and an X50 Modem. Finally, Lau revealed that the OnePlus 5G phone will look a lot like the firm's current devices; expect a glass frame, an under-display fingerprint scanner and OnePlus " inoffensive "teardrop' notch.

Technology Trump administration unveils order to prioritize and promote AI
Author: 0 Trump administration unveils order to prioritize and promote AI

However Trump claims that the initiative will make sure the United States keeps its research and development advantage in AI and related areas, such as advanced manufacturing and quantum computing. Directs federal agencies to prioritize training programs for American workers to gain "AI-relevant skills". This technology-promoting initiative calls for protecting the advantage of the United States in AI "against strategic competitors and foreign adversaries", but without specifying its ...

Technology It's Official, Samsung Confirms Galaxy S10e, S10 & S10
Author: 0 It's Official, Samsung Confirms Galaxy S10e, S10 & S10

Ahead of the launch, several render images and features about the phones have already been revealed. Three teaser videos have been revealed by Samsung . All three devices get a 10MP f/1.9 selfie camera , however, the S10 + gets a dual-camera selfie setup with an extra 8MP f/2.2 shooter. One key differentiator here would be security as the Galaxy S10E has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.

Technology Samsung Galaxy M30 schematics leak reveals key design, specs
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy M30 schematics leak reveals key design, specs

A separate 5G version of the phone could also be launched at the event. In a new video to hype the event, Samsung shows off the fold of the new S10 and it looks like it could be pretty fantastic. MySmartPrice has also revealed a possible Blue colour variant of the Galaxy S10e (aka Galaxy S10 lite) smartphone. 4K recording on the Galaxy S10 is a no-brainer as Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 also comes with this feature.

Technology Take a Look At This Apex Legends Weapons Chart
Author: 0 Take a Look At This Apex Legends Weapons Chart

Developed by Respawn Entertainment , a development studio Electronic Arts has owned since late 2017, Apex Legends features a similar battle royale-style of gameplay popularized by Fortnite . There's nothing truly groundbreaking here, but it's the vast amount of little things that Apex does extremely well that makes it stand out from the rest.

Technology Toyota Tacoma Review, Ratings, Specs, Prices, and Photos
Author: 0 Toyota Tacoma Review, Ratings, Specs, Prices, and Photos

TRD and Limited trims can also be had with LED headlights that sport a new design. 2020 Tacoma TRD Sport models get the heftiest goody bag with the likes of 17-inch wheels, Passenger Smart Key entry, chrome inserts for the taillights, new LED fog lights, a Panoramic View Monitor and LED DRLs.

Technology Apex Legends Competitive Twitch Event Announced
Author: 0 Apex Legends Competitive Twitch Event Announced

That should help you check if Apex Legends is down or not, for any other problems or questions feel free to ask us in the comments. Can you play Apex Legends Solo? But, unfortunately, as of right now, this Battle Royale game only has one mode and that's trios.