Nintendo To Focus On The Current-Gen Switch

A couple of months ago, there was a report that claimed that Nintendo could be planning a hardware revision of the Nintendo Switch for the second half of 2019. Could that report be true? Speaking to Forbes in an interview, Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime remained coy when asked about a new Nintendo Switch.

OnePlus 5G Smartphone Will Be Released By End Of May 2019

OnePlus has confirmed that they will be launching a 5G smartphone come 2019, but when exactly in 2019 will the phone launch? Speaking to CNET in an interview, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has revealed that the company is hoping to launch it by the end of May 2019, where he also seems to acknowledge that the phone might not sell as well as previous launches.

Samsung Could Be Developing Chips For Tesla’s Self-Driving Cars

Self-driving cars is one of the popular areas in technology that is currently being looked at. We’re seeing all kinds of companies getting involved in the tech, not just limited to carmakers. This includes the likes of Apple, Baidu, and Google, just to name a few, but now a report out of Korea is suggesting Samsung could be getting involved as well.

WhatsApp For iOS Disables App Store Shortcut For Stickers

It wasn’t too long ago that WhatsApp introduced stickers to its platform. However unlike other messaging platforms such as LINE that has its own store for stickers and themes, WhatsApp users who wanted to add stickers had to download sticker packs which existed as apps. This is highly inefficient and would result in hundreds of sticker apps populating the app store.


Epic’s Infinity Blade Continues To Live On Within Fortnite

Yesterday Epic announced that they would be effectively killing off its Infinity Blade franchise by removing the games from the iOS App Store. However according to Epic, they hinted that Infinity Blade could still appear in places we least expect. “As we bid farewell, be sure to keep your eyes peeled! You may find Infinity Blade popping up in places you wouldn’t expect.”

LG Unveils New Gram Laptops Ahead Of CES 2019

If you’re in the market for a new laptop, you might be interested to learn that come 2019 LG might have a couple of new laptops for you. The company has recently unveiled brand new laptops that are part of their “Gram” series ahead of CES 2019, which means that come 2019 these might be models to keep an eye out for.

Skullcandy Launches Their First ‘True’ Wireless Earbuds

While wireless earphones aren’t exactly new, we’re starting to see a trend where headphone makers are making “true” wireless headphones, meaning that these headphones don’t have any cable whatsoever connecting them to each other, much like the AirPods from Apple. Given that handset manufacturers are starting to ditch the headphone jack, it’s not surprising that we’re seeing a rise in popularity in such devices.

Super Micro Investigation Found No Malicious Chips In Motherboards

A couple of months ago, a report from Bloomberg suggested that Apple’s servers and other companies that used Super Micro’s tech were compromised. This was said to have been due to Chinese spies planting a tiny chip in the motherboards of the servers that could relay information back to China.

Latest macOS Update Hints At AMD Vega GPUs Coming To More Macs

Last month Apple officially released their MacBook Pros that used AMD’s new Vega GPUs. At the moment these are the only Mac computers that are using it. We expect that more of these GPUs will find their way to other Mac computers in the future, and a recent report from Phoronix (via AppleInsider) seemingly confirms that.

Instagram Testing Special Features For ‘High-Profile’ Creators

We now live in a world where there are people who hold jobs as social media “influencers”. Basically these are people who have a high number of followers on platforms such as Instagram, where the things they post, say, and do, have a chance of “influencing” their followers, like attending an event, buying a product, and so on.

Google Reiterates They Have No Plans ‘Right Now’ To Launch In China

Earlier this year it was reported that Google could be planning on making a return to China. Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai later came forward and stated that the company was not close to relaunching in China, a stance which they have reiterated during Pichai’s testimony in front of the House Judiciary committee.

Giphy Updated With Keyboard Extension For iOS

If sharing GIFs is your kind of thing, there are ways to go about doing so. For example apps such as WhatsApp and Messenger already come with built-in search tools that lets users find GIFs and attach it to their messages. However if you wanted a potentially more efficient way of finding GIFs to share, the latest Giphy update might be of interest to you.

Mall of America Launches Interactive Holographic Elf For The Holidays

It is not uncommon for malls to decorate themselves heavily for the holiday season. Some even pride themselves for winning competitions for having the best decorations, and for this year’s holidays, the Mall of America has teamed up with VNTANA to debut a holographic elf that can be interacted with by the mall’s shoppers.

Sensor-Wearing Bees Can Help Farmers Monitor Crop Health

Drones are useful as tools for surveillance due to their ability to be piloted remotely. However the only downside to drone technology, at least right now in the state that it’s in, is battery life. For the most part drones can’t fly for too long before needing a recharge, which can be a bit disruptive during the course of work.

Researchers Discover Giant Cave, Keeps Its Location A Secret From Instagram Tourists

There are many natural wonders of the world that people should explore and bask in its wonder, but unfortunately thanks to social media and the desire for “Likes”, there have been many instances of people destroying nature and artwork and desecrating ancient artifacts and places for the sake of a photo.

5-Aixs IBIS Could Be Coming To Canon’s Next EOS-R Camera

Image stabilization is useful in situations where you need to move around a lot but want to ensure that your photos and videos don’t come off too blurry. Now Canon’s EOS R camera is packed with high-end features, but if there was one thing missing from the camera was image stabilization.

Venom 2 Has Reportedly Been Greenlit, Might Have A New Writer

Sony’s Venom movie has received mix reviews, where some have criticized the movie for its predictability, while others have praised actor Tom Hardy’s performance and how the movie on the whole felt “fun”. For fans of the Venom character and who wouldn’t mind seeing more of him on the big screen, your wish might have come true.

Nintendo Would ‘Love’ To See Red Dead Redemption 2 On The Switch

The Nintendo Switch is definitely doing a much better job compared to its predecessor, the Wii U, at attracting developers onto its platform. For example the console managed to get companies like Bethesda to bring games like Skyrim onto it, plus we’re also seeing a ton of indies launch for the Switch as well.

Verizon’s App Has Been Updated To Allow eSIM Activation

Last week Verizon announced that they would finally be supporting eSIM, which means that iPhone Xs, Xs Max, and XR owners would finally be able to add a second line to their iPhones. However the process involved using a QR code to activate the eSIM, which while not terribly inconvenient isn’t quite as efficient as it could be.

Unsupported Videos Uploaded To Google Photos Will Now Take Up Storage Space

One of the perks of using Google Photos is its unlimited storage for photos and videos kept under a certain size. For the most part this is a pretty good deal unless you’re a professional photographer or videographer that requires their files to be of a high-resolution for editing and printing purposes.

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