The said project is considered ingenious in efficiently providing internet access to underserved and unserved areas throughout the world. Moreover, the new project is reported to provide 10 times faster broadband connectivity than satellites from its rivals, namely SpaceX and OneWeb.
However, Capcom has also explained why it has made a decision to ditch VR support for Resident Evil 2 Remake . Speaking with the Daily Star , producers Tsuyoshi Kanda and Yoshiaki Hirabayashi explained that the game's use of a third-person, over-the-shoulder camera viewpoint isn't the best fit for a VR game.
While the search giant began to roll out 'not secure' warnings for HTTP sites with the release of Chrome 56, the latest version of the browser now has a marker for all unencrypted sites. However, some webmasters are still not convinced why HTTPS is so important. "Any business that takes itself seriously should be using HTTPS and a number of other security and encryption protocols in their business and customer environment".
Google has taken a similar approach for its employees but with U2F or Universal 2 Factor, using a security key that has completely neutralised the threat of phishing on their networks. Logging into an account with two-factor requires something you know (your password) and something you have (usually a single-use code). And while poorly configured internal security controls allow attackers to move from system to system once they compromise a user account, standards like U2F make that harder.
According to the latest information compiled by Ookla's Speedtest, and published by Qualcomm , Android smartphones powered by the Snapdragon 845 deliver up to 192% faster data speeds compared to non-Android smartphones. Samsung just made fun of the iPhone X for not being as fast as the Galaxy S9 when it comes to download speeds. If you are a Sprint customer though this is very depressing to read.
Testing carried out by new owners indicated that Apple's new laptop suffered from serious performance throttling under load as a result of overheating. A fix for the bug is rolling out to all new MacBook Pro models. PCMag has not independently verified the throttling issues that Lee reported on the 15-inch MacBook Pro.
According to insider Brad Sams on Thurrot .com, Microsoft is building a traditional console "that you would expect from the Xbox brand". The outlet reports to have new information from anonymous sources regarding Microsoft's rumored cloud game streaming service, supposedly codenamed Xbox " Scarlett Cloud" - specifically that Microsoft will release a second console dedicated exclusively to accessing this service.
Samsung's new GPU design is reportedly being led by Dr. Chien-Ping Lu, a veteran of the graphics chip design industry. Samsung's main rival Apple is believed to be working on its own in-house GPU for iPhones. MMDDJ previously predicted the name change for the Samsung Galaxy A8 - a series that was previously known as the Galaxy A5 - and also provided some images of what may turn out to be Samsung's rumored foldable phone .
Nintendo , in a move that escalates its fight against piracy, has filed a lawsuit against LoveROMs and LoveRETRO, two of the more popular websites for hosting ROMs of old Nintendo console games. More specifically, the target of the suit is Jacob Mathias and Mathias Designs LLC, the alleged owner of both sites. It reads, "The LoveROMs website alone receives 17 million visitors each month".
Everyone who has pre-ordered the game will get access to the beta, so no one has to worry about being left out. As revealed at E3 2018, Fallout 76 will be an entirely online game, which is a massive departure from Bethesda's usual single-player approach to its epic RPGs.
Surely that's worth more than just a cake and balloons, right? Epic definitely thinks so. You'll notice that the map is strewn with balloons, that the music played before you drop is different, and that the Battle Bus itself has received a confectionery makeover.
China-based Xiaomi has risen to mobile industry prominence largely thanks to impressive domestic sales numbers during the company's first couple of years of existence, followed by astoundingly fast recent gains in market share across India .
Nearly all rides have been streamed to his channel on the live video website Twitch, where he goes by the username "JustSmurf". He said the streams were "secondary" but added "I try to capture the natural interactions between myself and the passengers - what a Lyft and Uber ride actually is".
The IMX586 sensor features the highest-ever pixel count for any smartphone image sensor, coming in at an effective 48 megapixels. The IMX586 performs some DSP magic on the raw bits from its unusual Bayer color array to arrive at an impressive-sounding 48-effective-megapixel resolution.
Margrethe Vestager, the woman behind the fine , argued that she was in no way targeting American companies for political reasons. Google was hit with the penalty on Wednesday for breaching European Union antitrust laws. It's being built as a single OS replacement for Android and Chrome OS, in addition to powering Internet of Things devices. However, there was not much response to Trump's take on the matter.
A couple of weeks ago Nintendo Labo support was added to the game. The update is out now, and completely free, so if you own Mario Kart 8 Deluxes (and if not, why not?) just fire up the Switch and get downloading! Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is available exclusively for Switch, launching for the console past year.
It looks like the beta for the next major PlayStation 4 firmware update is about to start. The registration is now open to Japanese and North American PS4, though European testing is expected to follow soon. If you manage to register for the beta test, you will be given a code in the email that will be gradually released to everyone who has applied for the beta test.
Samsung has big changes in store for its smartphone line-up, according to a report by Softpedia . One year later, the company implemented similar technology in its Galaxy Round, a curved-screen smartphone that was the world's first to feature a flexible AMOLED display.
Loon's solution works by using hot-air balloons to essentially act as floating cell towers that can beam 4G access to smartphone owners down below. The system will cover both suburban and rural areas - financial details of the deal with Telkom Kenya were not disclosed.
In addition, having a single, unified connector could provide an easier method for third parties to provide wireless solutions, like the current TPCast device. This includes ultra-thin notebooks, as well as Next Unit Computing (NUC) PCs. It's a consolidated connection point, it's purpose-built for VR and will help "push the industry forward" into its next phase.
While Fortnite's Battle Royale mode is a Free-to-Play title, there is a constantly expanding abundance of items that can be purchased in-game to personalise your characters, gear and arsenal. It's expected to make $12.6 billion in revenue this year, up from just $1.7 billion in 2017, and is projected to hit $20.1 billion in 2019. KEEMSTAR announced his decision to cancel the 11th edition of his highly successful UMG tournament in Friday Fortnite on July 19th on his personal Twitter ...
Speaking specifically about the Ookla report, Verizon VP of network operations Mike Haberman said that Verizon " was the fastest in almost half of the 100 cities Ookla examined-fastest in more cities than any other wireless provider by a wide margin", and that " Verizon Wireless has the fewest gaps", and offers "coverage in areas where other carriers do not".
In the University of Oregon's announcement, Durairajan said that in the United States alone, rising waters threaten "more than 4,000 miles (6,400 km - El Reg ) of buried fibre optic cables". A complex network of fiber optic cables, the physical internet, carries data to and from your computer in the blink of an eye. Because their networks are proprietary, telecom companies are the only ones who can say for sure how much risk sea level rise poses to their infrastructure.
Chinese phone brand Xiaomi has launched the follow up to last year's Mi Max 2 ( which we reviewed here ). Compared to the Mi Max 2 , the company has increased the screen's brightness by 19 percent on the Mi Max 3 and also it offers 50 percent higher contrast.
The device comes packed with a MediaTek Helio P60 octa-core chipset which is mated to a Mali-G72 MP3 GPU and up to 4GB of RAM. A fingerprint sensor on the rear of the phone sits below a 13MP / 5MP dual-sensor camera , with a f/2.0 aperture on the larger snapper to get improved (but likely not stunning) low-light photos.