Kotaku report: Microsoft finalizing Obsidian Entertainment acquisition deal

One option is for Microsoft to buy out the contract; another is for Microsoft to simply inherit it, allowing Obsidian to tie up its loose ends as part of the acquisition. "People want to play great games on our platform". By grabbing a studio like ... More..

by | Published more than a month ago
Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Unveiled
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Unveiled

Now, this device is unique compared to other displays, because it doesn't come with any cameras. "The big breakthroughs you're going to see are not in hardware alone", said Rick Osterloh , Google's senior VP...More..

Google+ Is Shutting Down Following Security Breach
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Google+ Is Shutting Down Following Security Breach

The bug is said to have affected as many as 500,000 accounts, though the company says it found " no evidence " that any data was actually misused. Google announced on Monday that it is shutting down it...More..

Google goes global with 10 events for new Pixel phones
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Google goes global with 10 events for new Pixel phones

However, both the phones are rated now at IP68 versus the IP67 of the Pixel 2 . On top of that, the Pixel 3 comes with front-facing video stabilization, keeping things steady if you're walking or moving arou...More..

Fortnite: Deep Freeze Bundle coming to retail
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Fortnite: Deep Freeze Bundle coming to retail

When we contacted Epic, a spokesperson confirmed that the bundle would not include Save the World , which now goes for $39.99, but has seen a few 50% reductions over the past year. Assuming the bundled items a...More..

‘Borderlands 2 VR’ Coming To PlayStation VR This December
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

‘Borderlands 2 VR’ Coming To PlayStation VR This December

In honor of its upcoming milestone October 13, today's slew of game announcements includes details on the PSVR debut of Borderlands 2 , which Business Insider has described as "one of the most popular ...More..

Check out Google's large treasure trove of Pixel 3 videos
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Check out Google's large treasure trove of Pixel 3 videos

So far, there hasn't been any surprises and these phones align with basically everything we've seen up to today. That's more accessible than the $149 / £139 Google is charging for the Home Hub, assuming you...More..

by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Google unveils its own Chrome OS tablet, the Pixel Slate

Moving on, the Home Hub features a full suite of smart home controls. Google's new smart speaker , which has a display to show visual responses to voice commands, mostly matches offerings from Amazon.com In...More..

Huawei Mate 20 Pro leaked benchmark scores hint at a powerhouse
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Huawei Mate 20 Pro leaked benchmark scores hint at a powerhouse

The front shows the curved display surrounded by minimal bezels along the sides and bottom and at the top is one of the bigger notches we have seen. Unlike the in-display fingerprint sensor in the Pro model, th...More..

by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Google unveils new Pixel smartphone at 10 media events around the world

On the glass back, there's a fingerprint reader and one camera; on the front, there's a notch in the screen to hide its front-facing cameras. It's also hiring photographer Annie Leibovitz to take pictures w...More..

by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

New Chromecast Costs Same $35, Comes in Chalk and Charcoal

The third-generation Chromecast is based on an SoC that is 15% faster when compared to the chip that powers the second-gen Chromecast dongle . Google's Chromecast is one of the cheapest, most popular str...More..

Anti-feminist #HimToo movement hilariously backfires with viral meme
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Anti-feminist #HimToo movement hilariously backfires with viral meme

She removed her full account. Either way, it doesn't sound like Hanson seems like the kind of guy who needs help from his mom getting dates. Well, other Twitter users have been using #HimToo to create their...More..

Microsoft Releases Windows 7 & 8.1 Cumulative Updates KB4462923 & KB4462926
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Microsoft Releases Windows 7 & 8.1 Cumulative Updates KB4462923 & KB4462926

On its Windows 10 update history page , Microsoft said: "We have paused the rollout of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809) for all users as we investigate isolated reports of users missing some...More..

by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Google+ will be shut down following security bug

Google said it would continue to offer private Google+-powered networks for businesses now using the software. Parent company Alphabet Inc responded by announcing it would shut down Google+, a largely def...More..

Sony FINALLY Confirm PS5 Is Coming
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Sony FINALLY Confirm PS5 Is Coming

Smartphone gaming has been constantly rising, touching heights of $70 billion worldwide, while industry experts peg cloud gaming as an eventual replacement for iterative hardware upgrades. Its architecture wi...More..

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 has a 50GB day one patch
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 has a 50GB day one patch

If you're using a capped internet service plan, you might risk running over your cap (or waiting until the next month) just to get a game that's ready to play, even if you bought the disc version to avoid a lar...More..

by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Google announces Home Hub - its Echo Show and Facebook Portal competitor

Home View might not offer all the controls available from the product's dedicated application, but it should provide the essential functionality. Amazon's new and fully refreshed Echo Show will go on sale lat...More..

Verizon leaks Google Pixel 3 pricing ahead of launch
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Verizon leaks Google Pixel 3 pricing ahead of launch

Google Pixel 3 , Pixel Slate tablet, and Google Home Hub have been unveiled by Google at the #MadeByGoogle launch event in NY. The rear also has a minimalistic Google logo, which has started to appear...More..

by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Watch today's 'Made by Google' Pixel 3 event here live

Hardware is a small part of Google's business, but Android and Google Assistant are crucial to the future of Alphabet, Google's parent company. So what we're expecting to be Google's biggest announcements have ...More..

by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Google Pixel 3 livestream: how to watch today's big tech launch

Google's upcoming Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones might be the most leaked devices in history (except for that time someone from Apple left an unreleased iPhone in a bar ). A "Top Shot" feature shoots ...More..

by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Google Pixel 3 XL Is Already Selling In Hong Kong Before Launch

We are mere hours away from the unveiling of the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL , yet the leaks just won't stop. This new teaser from Google brings us back to square one as we now have no idea if the leak...More..

Pixel 3 XL goes on sale in Hong Kong before official launch
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Pixel 3 XL goes on sale in Hong Kong before official launch

As far as the design is concerned, the Pixel 3 XL looks nearly similar to its predecessor - Pixel 2XL - from the back, but the front design of the phone has been revamped. In addition to the Pixel 3 and Pix...More..

Apple releases iOS 12.0.1 to fix XS charging issue
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Apple releases iOS 12.0.1 to fix XS charging issue

Apple first addressed the new iPhone's charging issues ( Chargegate ) in a beta release of iOS 12.1 . The update should be available to all users now, and users who have Automatic Updates enabled-a new featu...More..

Smart TV kit featuring Google Home Mini and third-gen Chromecast leaks
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Smart TV kit featuring Google Home Mini and third-gen Chromecast leaks

But Google will surely detail everything about the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL at its scheduled hardware event today. Another YouTube review of a pre-release Google Pixel 3 XL is out. Overall, looks like...More..

Mass action against Google over iPhone data blocked by London court
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Mass action against Google over iPhone data blocked by London court

The country's High Court has blocked an attempt to sue the firm for allegedly collecting sensitive data from 4 million iPhone users. Richard Lloyd, complained that the United States tech firm bypassed the ...More..

Facebook Portal smart screen to launch amid concerns over privacy
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Facebook Portal smart screen to launch amid concerns over privacy

Because the screen pivots, you can have chats in both landscape and portrait mode, unlike the vanilla Facebook Portal which is created to sit in landscape mode only. The smaller Portal is an Amazon Echo Sh...More..

Intel claims Core i9 9900K is the
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Intel claims Core i9 9900K is the "best gaming processor"

Staying with the same 6C/6T configuration, the 9600K improves the base frequency by 100 MHz, while adding 300 MHz to the rated single-core Turbo Boost 2.0 clock speed . With a price of $1,979, it has a base cl...More..

Google exposed personal data of nearly 500,000 and didn't disclose it
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Google exposed personal data of nearly 500,000 and didn't disclose it

Though Google allows developers to collect Google + profile information when granted access by users, a bug gave developers access to the profile data of friends of those users as well, regardless of whether...More..

Telltale's The Walking Dead game will now be finished by Skybound
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Telltale's The Walking Dead game will now be finished by Skybound

What first seemed like standard layoffs quickly turned into a company shutdown, leaving many fans wondering what would happen to the unfinished The Walking Dead season and the other IPs owned by Telltale. Cle...More..

Microsoft Announces Project xCloud Game Streaming Service
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Microsoft Announces Project xCloud Game Streaming Service

The company is also developing a touch input overlay that "provides maximum response in a minimal footprint for players who choose to play without a controller". The company is working on proper control mapping...More..