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Tech 'Fortnite' Season 5 launches with new areas, all-terrain golf cart
Author: 0 'Fortnite' Season 5 launches with new areas, all-terrain golf cart

Today, Season 5 launches and Epic Games has given us our first official information on what to expect. "Fortnite" season 5 also adds indicators on how many pellets hit when players are using shotguns. If you've found anymore that aren't listed in the image above, feel free to drop us a tip in the comment section so we can make sure to add it to this list! These will take you "for a wild ride" if you dare step in, so maybe they'll act as some kind of teleportation portal.

Tech Samsung's Noida plant to produce Galaxy Note 9 by month-end
Author: 0 Samsung's Noida plant to produce Galaxy Note 9 by month-end

Samsung is yet to confirm when the Galaxy Tab S4 is going to be announced . That's disappointing, but at least it looks like the Note 9 won't have a " notch " at the top of the screen. Overall though, the Note 9 is expected to be similar to the Note 8. Is this the back of the Note 9? Though the Note 9's exterior might look virtually identical to the Note 8, Samsung's own Unpacked invitation suggests we could see some kind of major change made to the S Pen stylus.

Tech China’s Xiaomi makes underwhelming public debut in Hong Kong IPO
Author: 0 China’s Xiaomi makes underwhelming public debut in Hong Kong IPO

Today, July 9, was the first day for Xiaomi on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, with the stock closing at $2.14, giving the Chinese smartphone manufacturer a valuation of almost $50 billion, though it should be noted that this is half the market capitalization of $100 billion that was expected from the IPO.

Tech Digital Extremes to port Warframe to Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 Digital Extremes to port Warframe to Nintendo Switch

It's known for being very hard, with many complex menus and systems to coordinate. There's no release date for the Switch version now, but you can check out the announcement trailer below. This company has a good track record with creating good Switch games that haven't lost their visual luster. Meanwhile, Digital Extremes has a second expansion planned that will introduce space combat called Codename: Railjack.

Tech Apple's New 'USB Restricted Mode' is Very Easy to Hack
Author: 0 Apple's New 'USB Restricted Mode' is Very Easy to Hack

Security researchers at ElcomSoft discovered the security hole, which can be found in iOS 11.4.1. The restriction persists through reboots and even while trying to restore an iPhone using a firmware file via Recovery mode . Essentially, after one hour of non-use, an iOS 11.4.1 handheld will not talk to any device plugged into its charging port - other than to receive power to charge its battery - until a valid passcode is entered via the screen.

Tech Microsoft Surface Go announced: compact, light and only $399
Author: 0 Microsoft Surface Go announced: compact, light and only $399

The built-in kickstand is the full friction hinge seen on modern Surface Pro tablets , and it extends to 165 degrees. "Maybe", Madden adds. "But if you have too many operational systems , you can cause some chaos when you try to support and keep up with them all".

Tech IHOP acknowledges it faked IHOb name change to promote burgers
Author: 0 IHOP acknowledges it faked IHOb name change to promote burgers

After speculation and a futile guessing game, IHOP announced that the name change signaled a new focus on burgers . After the name change, that number jumped to 30 percent. "So, we went bold with the campaign". YouGov .com wrote that it was IHOP's highest Word of Mouth score since YouGov BrandIndex began tracking the franchise in 2012.

Tech World's largest mobile phone factory opens outside Indian capital
Author: 0 World's largest mobile phone factory opens outside Indian capital

India now counts about 400 million smartphone users out of its population of 1.3 billion people, meaning there's still a vast amount of potential consumers to draw from, the Verge noted. Speaking on the occasion, Korean President Moon Jae In said Korean companies are taking part in the fast-paced growth of India and plant like the Samsung factory will create more jobs for Indian people.

Tech New 2019 Suzuki Jimny SUV: European specifications revealed
Author: 0 New 2019 Suzuki Jimny SUV: European specifications revealed

The new Suzuki Jimny is on its way to South Africa, with a local launch pencilled in for November 2018. The Suzuki Jimny Sierra, on the other hand, will get the new 1.5-litre K15B four-cylinder petrol engine that is capable of churning out over 100 bhp and develop a peak torque of 130 Nm.

Tech Google reportedly in talks to incorporate Duplex into call center industry
Author: 0 Google reportedly in talks to incorporate Duplex into call center industry

According to the report, some big global companies are already in the early stages of testing the Google Duplex AI technology for use in their own applications like call centers to answer consumers' questions. Of course, as the market expands, so will the competition, and Google isn't the only major tech firm that sees opportunity in entering call centres.

Tech Faster software updates are coming to the OnePlus 5 and 5T
Author: 0 Faster software updates are coming to the OnePlus 5 and 5T

Project Treble support is now only in this newest OxygenOS beta. Note: as this build supports project treble If you are not running open beta 12 for OnePlus 5 and open beta 10 OnePlus 5T make sure you flash this builds before updating, if not you should clear all data and cache from recovery before flashing the latest build.

Tech We Happy Few will release in Australia after all
Author: 0 We Happy Few will release in Australia after all

Compulsion Games said in its own statement that it went through a "great deal of effort" to get the decision overturned. "I know that We Happy Few has been on the Early Access rollercoaster for nearly two years now, but it really looks like the game being released this summer will be a very different animal than the one we were first introduced to", wrote the preview's author.

Tech Apple will reportedly have new color options for the 2018 iPhones
Author: 0 Apple will reportedly have new color options for the 2018 iPhones

The flagship 6.5-inch iPhone X Plus will reportedly be available in black, white and a new version of gold. Apple has also sold cases in the past to give you more color options. The current iPhone X, at 5.8 inches, will receive an improvement in specs, while a new 6.5-inch OLED iPhone X Plus will retail for around $1000. Ultimately, Kuo told investors that things are looking up for Apple, according to 9to5Mac .

Tech European Parliament votes down copyright reform
Author: 0 European Parliament votes down copyright reform

In Spain, Italy and Poland, an explanatory, protest statement about the upcoming vote came up when the online encyclopeead of the usual web page on whatever celebrity, legal case or historical event users had searched for. They also argued it would only benefit well-known news providers to the detriment of independent and start-up news companies. On the other side of the fence, technology leaders - like Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Vint Cerf - had been vehemently opposed to how the ...

Tech Fortnite: Somebody Recreated an Entire Cruise Ship in Playgrounds
Author: 0 Fortnite: Somebody Recreated an Entire Cruise Ship in Playgrounds

Epic Games also took to Reddit to explain a little more, promising to release an in-depth, detailed postmortem to let its players know about the obstacles it encountered when it initially enabled the limited time mode. A note from the thread announcing the re-release official subreddit for " Fortnite " advises players on how to avoid errors when trying to join the mode.

Tech Darwin Project goes free to play on Xbox One
Author: 0 Darwin Project goes free to play on Xbox One

Until July 12, you can also get the chance to pick up some soccer-themed cosmetics either through fan gifts or by purchasing them with Ramen, The Darwin Project's in-game currency, in the item shop. According to the FastStart FAQ, the download times (at least until the playable threshold) for games with the feature enabled are about half of what they would be normally.

Tech Woman Documents Plane Passengers' Meeting On Twitter
Author: 0 Woman Documents Plane Passengers' Meeting On Twitter

Other users followed the Twitter thread closely and began replying photos to Blair, confirming to her how invested they were in finding out more details. Well, the internet is certainly rooting for one. After some detective work, Rosey's boyfriend found their Instagram accounts, which revealed that they were both single and both lived in Dallas.

Tech Xfinity Mobile will throttle streaming resolution to 480p, hot spots at 3G
Author: 0 Xfinity Mobile will throttle streaming resolution to 480p, hot spots at 3G

For starters, streaming video on Xfinity Mobile will be capped at 480p, which means that 720p and 1080p video are out of the question - even if you pay extra for unlimited data. "If you want faster speeds when using a personal hotspot", you will need to get the "By the Gig data option" that will "will continue to deliver 4G speeds for all data traffic".

Tech Shenmue I & II listed for August 21 release on Microsoft Store
Author: 0 Shenmue I & II listed for August 21 release on Microsoft Store

Shenmue III is still quite a ways off. The cult martial arts and forklift meme-generating adventure games will include modern control options, the chance to play the original game with Japanese dialogue, and scalable screen resolution. With the games scheduled to release next month, you can now pre-order the Shenmue I & II bundle from the Xbox Store. In an FAQ posted to Shenmue's corner of the Sega website, the publisher explains that "throughout the engine, game code and scripts ...

Tech Facebook Shutting Down tbh, Moves, Hello Apps
Author: 0 Facebook Shutting Down tbh, Moves, Hello Apps

Perhaps the most well-known of these services was Moves , which Facebook bought in 2014 . The three app have been acquired or are Facebook's own creation: Hello, Moves , and tbh . "We regularly review our apps to assess which ones people value most", the company wrote in its announcement. Facebook acquired tbh in 2017 . We know some people are still using these apps and will be disappointed-and we'd like to take this opportunity to thank them for their support.

Tech Google 'lets other firms read your emails'
Author: 0 Google 'lets other firms read your emails'

That means third-party apps must represent their identity accurately and request only the data relevant to their goal. It's worth noting that while Google's permission screen lets users view the types of data that can be accessed by apps, it doesn't allow them to choose which specific information is or isn't available to third-parties.