SoundCloud Go+ Now Offers Lossless Music Streaming

SoundCloud launched its own music streaming service called SoundCloud Go back in 2016. It made some changes to this service in 2017 and added a new tier called SoundCloud Go+ which cost $5 per month. The original $10 tier was renamed SoundCloud Go+. The company has announced that SoundCloud+ now does lossless music streaming.

Limited Edition Xbox One X Starts Up With Taco Bell’s Famous ‘Ring’

Microsoft and Taco Bell have teamed up for a promotion which gives fans a chance to win a limited edition Xbox One X. It’s going to be a special console in that it will play Taco Bell’s famous “ring” when it’s powered on. This is the first such partnership of its kind that we have seen from Microsoft for its Xbox consoles.

Fortnite PS4 Pro Resolution Boosted To 1440p

Fortnite received Update 6.10 yesterday and there’s a surprise in there for PlayStation 4 Pro owners. Most players don’t really read the changelogs so they don’t know the full extent of changes that a new patch like this brings. There’s one key addition in this patch that PlayStation 4 Pro owners will particularly like. Epic Games has boosted the Fortnite PS4 Pro resolution from 1080p to 1440p.

HTC Exodus Design Possibly Teased By The Company

HTC confirmed earlier this year that it would be launching a new smartphone called Exodus. It would be different from the devices that the company has released so far. It would also be different from most of the devices on the market currently. The Exodus will be a blockchain smartphone. HTC has posted a new teaser online today which possibly gives us our first glimpse at this device’s design.


Latest Scribd Bundle Features The New York Times

Scribd showed last year that it’s moving away from its PDF roots by transforming into a subscription based service for news. It teamed up with key publications for this and the company is now extending its focus in this area. There’s a new subscription plan for Scribd which includes access to the digital version of The New York Times.

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Pre-Orders Open In U.S. Sans LTE

Xiaomi recently launched a sub-brand and its first device is perhaps the cheapest smartphone on the market with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845. That’s the same processor that you’ll find in flagships like the Galaxy Note 9. It’s now available for pre-order in the United States. Interested customers should keep in mind that the device won’t support LTE in the U.S.

OnePlus 6T Price And Configurations Revealed In New Leak

A new leak has surfaced online today which claims to reveal the OnePlus 6T price and configurations. The upcoming handset will apparently have a higher base price than its predecessors and will be available in three configurations. OnePlus hasn’t officially confirmed the pricing details for this device, though.

Infographic Details Almost All Red Hydrogen One Specs

Some of you might be aware that high-end camera maker Red has been working on a smartphone called the Hydrogen One. It first confirmed the existence of this device back in 2017 and while the device was supposed to be released earlier this year, the pre-orders haven’t even shipped yet. That’s going to change this week as the company finally starts shipping pre-orders. There’s a new infographic online now which […]

Verizon Will Sell New Nokia Phone As A Prepaid Device

It was reported last week that Nokia phones could be returning to Verizon. The brand has been licensed by a Finnish company called HMD Global which makes Nokia smartphones now. It has been a few years since Verizon offered a Nokia smartphone. The last devices on its roster were from the Windows Phone-powered Lumia era. A new Nokia device is expected to be offered by Verizon soon and it will […]

Spider-Man DLC Arrives On PS4 Next Week

The new Spider-Man game for PlayStation 4 has been very well received. It has got glowing reviews and players seem to love it. They now have something to look forward to next week as the first part of the DLC for this title is due this coming Tuesday. The DLC itself is called The City That Never Sleeps.

Facebook News Feed Will Downrank Sites With Stolen Content

Facebook regularly makes changes to the News Feed so that it only surfaces content that’s relevant to the user and what they’re interested in seeing. It also makes changes to ensure that low-quality content and spam doesn’t surface in News Feed. The company has now said that News Feed will automatically downrank posts from sites that have stolen content.

MIT’s AI Accurately Identifies Breast Cancer Like A Radiologist Would

Artificial intelligence has shown to be of great use in medical applications and Massachusetts Institute of Technology is giving us yet another example of that. It has developed an automated model with the Massachusetts General Hospital that can identify breast cancer as accurately as a radiologist would.

Sony Moves Up Its 100% Renewable Energy Goal By A Decade

It has been a month since Sony announced its plan to use 100 percent renewable energy to power its operations across the globe by 2040. Sony has now said that it’s moving this goal forward by a decade for the United States. It’s now planning to use 100 percent renewable energy to power all of its U.S. operations by 2030.

MTV’s The Real World Being Brought Back To Life By Facebook

Facebook has been investing considerably in original video content recently and it’s now going the nostalgia route to get more people to watch its content. The world’s largest social network has teamed up with MTV to bring The Real World back to life. The once popular reality TV show will have a second coming. The company says that viewers will experience a “reimagined” version of the show on Facebook Watch.

Google Releases Chrome 70 To Undo Controversial Change

Google is rolling out the latest version of its popular internet browser today. Chrome 70 undos a controversial login change that came with the previous version. Chrome’s latest version is now out for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Some of the controversial changes have been reversed with this version.

Google Turns Ads Into Conversations Using Chatbots

Ads are Google’s bread and butter (or at least part of it) when it comes to generating revenue for their various services (which are typically free to use). However most people don’t like ads as they can be intrusive and sometimes unsightly, but what if ads were to be more functional? Would you mind them then?

Crysis, Crysis 2, Crysis 3 Now Backwards Compatible With Xbox One

Back in the day, Crytek’s Crysis franchise was a popular game amongst PC gamers, namely due to the fact that they generally required pretty high-end gaming hardware, and was frequently used to benchmark computers, although the game eventually made its way onto the last-generation consoles.

Hulu Looking Into Creating ‘Skinnier’ Live TV Bundles

The way we consume our media content these days has changed. Back in the day if you wanted to watch live shows, you’d have to turn on the TV. However nowadays we are able to watch live streams on our computers, phones, tablets, and so on, which we imagine was one of the reasons Hulu started offering live TV bundles.

Battlefield V Single-Player Trailer Released

While games like Call of Duty and Battlefield are known for their multiplayer aspects, there are some gamers who do appreciate being able to play a single-player campaign every now and then. While Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 dropped its single-player mode, EA’s Battlefield V has not.

Despite Nintendo’s Legal Victory, Japan’s Faux Mario Kart Continues To Operate

For those who have visited Tokyo or Osaka, you might be familiar with or have at least seen people dressed in costumes from the Mario franchise driving around the streets in go karts. You could almost be fooled into thinking that this was some kind of official Mario Kart service provided by Nintendo, but it isn’t.

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