Half-Life 2 co-writer Eric Wolpaw has returned to Valve

In a surprise move, Valve has rehired previous exile, Erik Wolpaw , whose biggest claim to fame is writing for both of the Half Life 2 episodes, Portal , Portal 2 , and Left 4 Dead . What these writers and developers are working on is anyone's ... More..

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Bethesda and Behaviour Interactive amicably resolve Fallout Shelter suit
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

Bethesda and Behaviour Interactive amicably resolve Fallout Shelter suit

Bethesda sought damages and the shuttering of the Westworld game. You may remember that in June past year, Bethesda filed a lawsuit against Behaviour Interactive and Warner Bros. Not only that, but Bethes...More..

by | Friday, January 04, 2019

Hearthstone's former director is making a Marvel game with $30M funding

The US start-up was found by Ben Brode and Hamilton Chu , Hearthstone's game director and executive producer respectively, in 2018 and was working out of Brode's garage before moving to an office in Irvi...More..

Xiaomi may be building a three-panel foldable phone
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

Xiaomi may be building a three-panel foldable phone

Xiaomi has been a huge success in a hyper-competitive market like India. Its upcoming lineup is more interesting, and Xiaomi is expected to carry the No. Samsung showed off the foldable phone prototype in e...More..

by | Friday, January 04, 2019

Samsung reveals their new computer monitors for 2019

The previous version's 600 nits peak brightness has also been increased, up to 1000 nits, and it comes with HDR10 support, meaning it will likely be VESA DisplayHDR 1000 certified. The clamp is also surprisingl...More..

Super Smash Bros Ultimate DLC Characters Codenames Leaked
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

Super Smash Bros Ultimate DLC Characters Codenames Leaked

The other DLC fighter referenced in this leak was Erdrick from Square Enix's long-running Dragon Quest series - a character depicted as a recurring legendary hero who wields a sword and is skilled with multip...More..

Android vs iOS: Apple continues its huge lead
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

Android vs iOS: Apple continues its huge lead

The App Store's holiday milestone provides Apple with a much needed positive story just one day after the company's worst day in years. For subscription services, the cut drops to 15% on renewals after the firs...More..

Google Chrome to Support Windows 10's Dark Mode Setting
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

Google Chrome to Support Windows 10's Dark Mode Setting

The flag is "-force-dark-mode" and will let Chrome Canary users enable the Chrome dark mode skin at all times, regardless if Windows 10 is in the Light or Dark color scheme. Hopefully, we'll get a dark mode for...More..

'Fortnite' Season 7 Week 5 Secret Battle Star Location
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

'Fortnite' Season 7 Week 5 Secret Battle Star Location

They explained to solve Fortnite search between a giant rock man you will need to head to Tomato Temple. Head here, and lo and behold, it fits perfectly between the crowned tomato, giant rock man, and encir...More..

Google's New Fuchsia OS to Support Android Apps
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

Google's New Fuchsia OS to Support Android Apps

This version of ART will be installable on any Fuchsia OS device using a FAR file, which is Fuchsia's equivalent of Android's APK file. As reported by 9to5Google , the operating system will be running Android ...More..

Vlambeer's Rami Ismail launches 'Meditations', a game-a-day project
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

Vlambeer's Rami Ismail launches 'Meditations', a game-a-day project

Download the Meditation Games launcher here. That small game took no longer than five minutes to figure out says Ismail . The first game on Meditations called Tempres , is about pressing the spacebar and ...More..

The Project CARS developer is apparently making its own VR-capable console
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

The Project CARS developer is apparently making its own VR-capable console

It's literally "Mad"... You want 4k, you want VR at 60FPS? We're assuming this means it will support PC VR headsets, but not PSVR. The tweet alone makes a grand claim for "the most powerful console ever b...More..

Google gets FCC approval to use radar-based motion sensor
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

Google gets FCC approval to use radar-based motion sensor

So why have we heard little about Project Soli since that 2015 preview? Since Soli's sensors can capture motion at up to 10,000 frames per second, it is much more accurate than camera-based systems, which tra...More..

Epic Games surprises players on New Year’s Eve
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

Epic Games surprises players on New Year’s Eve

As noted by FortniteINTEL , this event began around 11pm ET yesterday and has been happening every hour, on the hour, since. A giant disco ball reminiscent of the famous ball in New York's Times Square appears...More..

AT&T Reportedly Developing Wireless Charger That Powers iPhone and Apple Watch Simultaneously
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

AT&T Reportedly Developing Wireless Charger That Powers iPhone and Apple Watch Simultaneously

This photo of AT&T's upcoming wireless charger and power bank was also found in the FCC website . The device features a built-in magnetic charging module to charge the Apple Watch . The AT&T Power Drum will a...More..

Fallout 76: Nukes Disabled by Bug, Bethesda Says It's 'Investigating'
by | Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Fallout 76: Nukes Disabled by Bug, Bethesda Says It's 'Investigating'

Now it appears the studio is continuing to take action to correct the mistakes of last year's release. Players discovered this yesterday on January 1, the day of the game's weekly reset. Fallout 76 players n...More..

Windows 10 overtakes Windows 7
by | Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Windows 10 overtakes Windows 7

Stat-wranglers from NetMarketShare are the latest to declare that Windows 10 has gently given its much-loved (or less disliked) predecessor a nudge toward oblivion, if only by a few percentage points. Interes...More..

Now there's a report of an iPhone XS Max catching fire
by | Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Now there's a report of an iPhone XS Max catching fire

The man, who asked to be identified as Josh Hillard , told iDrop News that the incident took place on Wednesday, December 12, at his place of employment during a lunch break. It seems Hillard did not want to...More..

Google ends the year animatedly
by | Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Google ends the year animatedly

This year's Google Doodle for New Year's Eve 2018, shows two cartoonish purple elephants. In the blog post detailing the doodle, Google says we will sing that song "Should old acquaintance be forgot" and quic...More..

Netflix Stops Offering iTunes Billing for New or Rejoining Subscribers
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Netflix Stops Offering iTunes Billing for New or Rejoining Subscribers

The popular video-streaming service will no longer allow new or returning customers to sign-up via an in-app subscription on iOS . Netflix is continuing to distance itself from Apple's policy of taxing i...More..

Popular Android apps keep sending your data to Facebook without consent
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Popular Android apps keep sending your data to Facebook without consent

Some popular Android apps have been sharing data with Facebook without users' permission, a new study has found. The tested apps were for Android phones only, not iPhones. 'For example, an individual who ha...More..

Huawei Launches A New P Sensible For 2019
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Huawei Launches A New P Sensible For 2019

The smartphone will be available for buying from January 2 in European markets with a price tag of 249 euros (~$285). The smartphone is seen sporting a dewdrop-shaped notch, a dual camera setup aligned vertic...More..

Monster Hunter World Stealth Launches an Assassin's Creed Crossover
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Monster Hunter World Stealth Launches an Assassin's Creed Crossover

Hunters will need to defeat three of the game's biggest creatures in a special arena: Odogaron, Deviljho, and Lunastra. Each of the two Assassin's Creed gear sets will cost two feathers, meaning the arena mus...More..

by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Apple’s iPhone XS Max allegedly catches fire in man’s pocket

The incident occurred on December 12 when Josh Hillard had the brand new iPhone XS Max lodged what he believed to be safely in his pocket. A man from Ohio, US, claimed that his Apple iPhone XS Max w...More..

P5R teaser posted by Atlus, more details due March 2019
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

P5R teaser posted by Atlus, more details due March 2019

However, the Phantom Thieves have closed up shop for the year-end holidays, and Joker asks everyone to wait until March 2019 for news on Persona 5 R. This would explain why "New Projects" is plural. This migh...More..

Behold leaked media-grade renders of the Nokia 9 PureView
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

Behold leaked media-grade renders of the Nokia 9 PureView

It's the five-camera smartphone we've been told to get pent-up for and it could be closing in on us quite soon. Since the Nokia 9 PureView uses glass and metal sandwich design, it is ideal for the premium...More..

Report details Samsung Galaxy A50 with 4,000mAh battery, 24MP camera
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

Report details Samsung Galaxy A50 with 4,000mAh battery, 24MP camera

Dubbed as Galaxy A50 , the smartphone's key specifications have been leaked online. The smartphone is said to have 4GB of RAM clubbed with either 64GB or 128GB of internal storage. These devices, however, ha...More..

Apple’s new iPhone XS Max explodes in OH man’s trouser pocket
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

Apple’s new iPhone XS Max explodes in OH man’s trouser pocket

Hillard's account of his interaction with Apple wasn't much more pleasant. Apparently when the melted handset was taken into an Apple Store, they were at a loss to explain exactly what had gone on, iDrop...More..

Essential Phone now out of stock at company's website
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

Essential Phone now out of stock at company's website

That's why today's news will be a little upsetting at least to some people. Droid Life first reported that Essential is now listing all three colors of its PH-1 as "out of stock" with no clear indicatio...More..

Citi cuts Q1 iPhone production estimates on weak demand
by | Monday, December 31, 2018

Citi cuts Q1 iPhone production estimates on weak demand

The report further suggests that Foxconn may invest around $356 million to expand its plant in Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu. Worth pointing out, most of all, is that up until now, Apple's strategy in India h...More..