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Tech QuakeCon 2018: Constant Fallout 76 player-killers earn 'wanted murderer' bounty status
Author: 0 QuakeCon 2018: Constant Fallout 76 player-killers earn 'wanted murderer' bounty status

As soon as I saw card packs in Fallout 76 , my mind immediately went to microtransactions (just based on the fact that from a cosmetic point of view, they seemed to fit right into the loot box/microtransaction system). One of the most anticipated but also most doubted of the pack is Fallout 76 , an online survival version of the widely popular franchise. The QuakeCon 2018 panel also revealed that there will be a revenge mechanic in Fallout 76 .

Tech How to install Fortnite on Android
Author: 0 How to install Fortnite on Android

If you're just dying to play Fortnite on your Android phone and you don't have a Samsung model, click on the sourcelink now, request an invite, and get ready to prep your phone for the invite you should receive in a couple of days. This method of download opens Android users up to scammers and potentially risky links to get the game. Then came the bombshell that it wasn't going down that route and that the company would instead essentially roll its own application installer for Android ...

Tech 9th Gen Intel Core i9-9900K Launching Oct. 1
Author: 0 9th Gen Intel Core i9-9900K Launching Oct. 1

Starting out with a base clock of 3.6 GHz, the processor can be boosted to 5.0 GHz in single and dual cores, 4.8 GHz in quad-core ops, and 4.7 GHz for 6 to 8 core processes. First to be launched will be the company's unlocked, overclockable processors. Amongst other updates, CPU-Z 1.86 now detects Intel's 9900K, 9700K, 9600K, 9600, 9500, and 9400 processors.

Tech Nintendo Switch's online service confirmed for late September
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch's online service confirmed for late September

That means we're likely around six weeks out from launch at the point, but until we get a specific release date, that's all just speculation. Every classic NES game will support voice chat via the Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app*. Like PS Plus and Xbox Live, Switch Online will also grant users a few perks with their subscriptions. This includes games that have received a score of 8 or higher on GameSpot since the console's release, as well as reviews for new games and updates to ...

Tech Samsung Pits Galaxy Note 9 Against iPhone X In New 'Ingenius' Ads
Author: 0 Samsung Pits Galaxy Note 9 Against iPhone X In New 'Ingenius' Ads

The Samsung Galaxy Note will be available from 24 August in Midnight Black, Lavender Purple, Metallic Copper with matching S Pen, and Ocean Blue with a Yellow S Pen. But that's not all. This further cements the Note's position as a business device, as we saw a hands-on demo of the S Pen being used to flick through a PowerPoint presentation.

Author: 0 DOOM Eternal’s brutal gameplay revealed at QuakeCon 2018

As expected, DOOM Eternal runs at 60 fps and is looking better than ever, with graphical fidelity that exceeds anything the franchise has done before. The keynote will also feature Rage 2 - an upcoming first-person shooter by Avalanche games in collaboration with id software along with new updates and announcements for Elder-Scrolls Online & Quake Champions .

Tech Google Play Store Now Tells You It Doesn't Have Fortnite
Author: 0 Google Play Store Now Tells You It Doesn't Have Fortnite

Instead, Epic Games will offer the title on Android through its own launcher. Fortnite won't even be available for download on the Play store. The message that pops up says that " Fortnite Battle Royal by Epic Games, Inc is not available on Google Play".

Tech Samsung Galaxy Note 9 review: Hands-on impressions of the new phone
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 9 review: Hands-on impressions of the new phone

In the US, the Galaxy Watch LTE version will be available through AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon as well as at Samsung . The trademark feature of the Note series is the S Pen stylus. Biometric security is catered for with Iris Scanner, Fingerprint Scanner, Facial Recognition or the "Intelligent Scan" combo of iris and face. No phone offers the combination of technology, features, and capability that the Galaxy Note9 does, and Samsung is well aware of that.

Tech Magic Leap starts sales of first mixed reality set
Author: 0 Magic Leap starts sales of first mixed reality set

However, thanks to some tantalising hints on the official Magic Leap website , we might now know the launch date. Magic Leap powers mixed reality experiences that seamlessly blend the digital and physical world. Magic Leap and Weta Workshop have also jointly built Dr. Grordbort's Invaders that will bring a hyper-realistic action gaming experience to the Magic Leap One in the coming future.

Tech Samsung announces three-year $160bn investment plans
Author: 0 Samsung announces three-year $160bn investment plans

Samsung said it will recruit some 1,000 researchers for its South Korea-based AI research center going forward. The company said it "expects innovations powered by AI technology will drive the industry's transformation, while the next-generation 5G telecommunications technology will create new opportunities in autonomous driving, the Internet of Things (IoT) and robotics".

Tech God of War New Game Plus Gets Release Date
Author: 0 God of War New Game Plus Gets Release Date

Most previous God of War games had some form of New Game+, but the new PS4 game has lacked the feature. When you begin a God of War New Game Plus file, you will be able to choose your difficulty level. More specifically, the update holding New Game Plus will launch on August 20. The update also allows players to skip cutscenes once they've played through the game.

Tech OpenAI’s Bots Just Beat Professional DotA 2 Players
Author: 0 OpenAI’s Bots Just Beat Professional DotA 2 Players

In a three-game series, OpenAI Five won the first two games comprehensively. Prior to the Benchmark Game a team of volunteers for the audience played a public match against OpenAI Five. The latest victory for OpenAI Five is a positive step towards the firm's goal of competing against the best proteamat The International which is the largest annual Dota tournament in the world.

Tech 'Multiple Diablo Projects In the Works,' Confirms Blizzard
Author: 0 'Multiple Diablo Projects In the Works,' Confirms Blizzard

In a short video , Blizzard community manager Brandy Camel promised Diablo fans that the company isn't ignoring the popular action-adventure franchise. Today's video also offers some detail on Diablo 3's new season structure, which recently kicked off with the Season of Greed - that themed season path is set to continue in the future.

Tech Red Dead Redemption 2 Gameplay Reveal Coming Tomorrow
Author: 0 Red Dead Redemption 2 Gameplay Reveal Coming Tomorrow

The latest video will be debuting on Thursday, August 9th at 11 AM ET / 8 AM PT. With the October release date seemingly secured, we shall finally be getting our first look at gameplay later today. What did you like most about the trailer? Red Dead Redemption 2 will launch on October 26th 2018 . What are you expectations from the game? Red Dead Redemption 2 takes place prior to the events of its predecessor and follows Arthur Morgan, an outlaw running with the Van der Linde gang ran by ...

Tech Million Limited Edition PS4 Pro announced
Author: 0 Million Limited Edition PS4 Pro announced

To celebrate, Sony's releasing the PS4 Pro 500 Million Limited Edition. Sony has reached an impressive milestone: in the 24 years since the original PlayStation launched in Japan in December of 1994, the company has sold over 500 million PlayStation consoles (525.3 million, to be exact).

Tech Mobile Announces New Lower Cost 'T-Mobile Essentials' Plan
Author: 0 Mobile Announces New Lower Cost 'T-Mobile Essentials' Plan

Most importantly, the company says that "during times and places with heavy network demand, Essentials customers may notice slower speeds than other customers". Credit approval, deposit, and $25 SIM starter kit may be required. For those of you who don't care about traveling outside of the United States, or using mobile hotspots, consider T-Mobile's latest rate plan, T-Mobile Essentials .

Tech Samsung Note 9 launch
Author: 0 Samsung Note 9 launch

Nobody had any illusions that the Galaxy Note 9 would be cheap, but the $1,250 Samsung wants for the top configuration will definitely raise some eyebrows. As for the 512 GB Note 9, expect to pay handsomely for all that extra storage. And it's exactly what we have expected it to be. It's worth pointing out that Samsung says Internet Explorer 11 and older do not support live stream playback, and that if you're watching on a mobile device you'll need to have the latest version of either ...

Tech Xiaomi Mi A2 4GB variant launched at Rs 16999 in India
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi A2 4GB variant launched at Rs 16999 in India

Ahead of the official launch, the Mi A2 was spotted on Amazon India with its price. The smartphone comes with a price tag of Rs 16,999 for the 4GB RAM variant, while the price of 6GB RAM variant has not been disclosed. Mi A2 packs a 3,010mAh battery and will support Qualcomm's QuickCharge 4.0 in India. Despite running stock Android , Xiaomi has bundled conveniences like Mi Drop, File Manager, and a dedicated feedback button on the Mi A2.

Tech Google Pixel 3 XL fully revealed in hands-on pics and video
Author: 0 Google Pixel 3 XL fully revealed in hands-on pics and video

The back of the Pixel 3 XL is similar to the back of the Pixel 2 XL. If you're anxious that Google might change its mind about including the hated notch on its rumoured Pixel 3 smartphone, don't be: You're still getting that awful notch, if this alleged unboxing of a Pixel 3 XL is the real deal.

Tech Fallout 76 Won't Be On Steam
Author: 0 Fallout 76 Won't Be On Steam

Instead, the PC version of the post-apocalyptic multiplayer effort will only be available for purchase through the Bethesda.net website. Revealed in the Fallout 76 B.E.T.A FAQ , Bethesda states that the "current plan for the B.E.T.A.is it will be the full game and all your progress is saved for launch".

Tech Samsung is Making 4TB SSDs Cheaper for Everyone
Author: 0 Samsung is Making 4TB SSDs Cheaper for Everyone

The new 2.5-inch SATA 3 drives are built using Samsung's new 64-layer 1Tb 4-bit V-NAND chips. But Samsung's new line of SSDs might change that. Storing more bits per cell in QLC drives inevitably means lower performance and endurance when compared to TLC, but Samsung claims it has managed to maintain the performance level of existing TLC drives.