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Tech Microsoft confirms Xbox All Access, then steps back
Author: 0 Microsoft confirms Xbox All Access, then steps back

As suspected, this isn't a lease: At the end of your two-year commitment, you own the console outright and can choose whether to continue subscribing to Xbox Live Gold and/or Xbox Game Pass. It seems that Microsoft may have jumped the gun on the announcement, as VentureBeat reports that the plan is now official, but the link to the official announcement is now redirecting to an error page.

Tech New iPhones will be a huge hit with consumers
Author: 0 New iPhones will be a huge hit with consumers

The company's fall line-up will include an iPhone X Plus successor with a whopping 6.5 inch OLED screen, according to the report. Kuo is now employed at TF Securities and in an investors' note, he states that the 2018 iPhone lineup will not provide support for the Apple Pencil accessory because it will not offer a good user experience, despite the increased screen size.

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Author: 0 "Fortnite" Rewards Gamers Who Secure Their Account With A Free Emote

Here's more about 2FA from Epic Games , who confirm: "If you opt in to the 2FA feature, each time you sign in using your password, you'll receive a security code that is good for one use, over a short period of time". After entering their username and password, they'll then have to click on the security tab and scroll down to the two 2FA options, with those being email authentication or an authentication app.

Tech Pixel 3: Everything you need to know about Google’s flagship smartphone
Author: 0 Pixel 3: Everything you need to know about Google’s flagship smartphone

One naughty site has clearly been given the handset early and has apparently accidentally set its review live, revealing everything from camera and screen to battery life and processor with plenty of pictures and a release date too. Today, 9to5Google is reporting that those new cameras will include not only the oft-rumored facial recognition feature, but also bring to the table what is being called "super selfies".

Tech Windows 95 app lets you relive the past on Windows, Mac, Linux
Author: 0 Windows 95 app lets you relive the past on Windows, Mac, Linux

He wrote "I put Windows 95 into an Electron app that now runs on macOS, Windows, and Linux", and joked "It's a awful idea that works shockingly well". A full understanding of the computing landscape today can't really be had without running, using, and understanding Windows 95 . I'm not sure of the boundaries of this app, but some reports, like one on The Verge , say that Internet Explorer doesn't work.

Tech Nvidia Geforce RTX series officially launches
Author: 0 Nvidia Geforce RTX series officially launches

Indeed we're told that these GPUs can handle ray tracing at a speed that's 10 times that of previous generation graphics cards - even high end offerings like the 1080 Ti. Demonstrating what that means for gaming, he said, "Lighting, reflections, shadows - it just works". To make use of Ansel RTX you will have to update the GeForce Experience accessory software after you buy your new GeForce RTX 20 Series graphics card.

Tech Galaxy J2 Core announced: This is Samsung’s first Android Go device
Author: 0 Galaxy J2 Core announced: This is Samsung’s first Android Go device

The smartphone comes with Samsung's Infinity Display feature, which means reduced bezels on the side. It also features the Smart Beauty mode to adjust skin tones to share photos on the social media sites, a Pro-lighting mode that promises professional photo studio-like editing options and the exclusive AR stickers, which add a fun element to the pictures.

Tech 'Fire Challenge' Goes Wrong, Detroit Girl Burns 50 Percent Of Her Body
Author: 0 'Fire Challenge' Goes Wrong, Detroit Girl Burns 50 Percent Of Her Body

The girl's friends said they were participating in the " fire challenge ", an Internet trend in which people seemingly douse themselves in rubbing alcohol and set themselves on fire. Timiyah Landers was taken to the hospital with burns on over 49 percent of her body, FOX 2 reports. As with Timiyah, most kids appear to encounter the challenge through YouTube.

Tech HTC Vive Wireless Adapter Release Date & Pricing Confirmed
Author: 0 HTC Vive Wireless Adapter Release Date & Pricing Confirmed

One advantage of low and mid-range virtual reality headsets like the Gear VR or the Oculus Go is they're wireless, relying on phones or onboard hardware for their power. " Since the first demos of Vive, we've known that to deliver on the best of premium VR, we wanted it to be wireless ", said Daniel O'Brien, GM Americas, HTC Vive .

Tech Rumored NVIDIA RTX 2070 Specs: 2304 Cores, 8GB GDDR6 at ~$400
Author: 0 Rumored NVIDIA RTX 2070 Specs: 2304 Cores, 8GB GDDR6 at ~$400

It brings with it new RT Cores that replace the previous CUDA for ray tracing applications and also includes new Tensor Cores for AI. Pre-orders are now active for the Nvidia RTX 2080 and 2080 Ti cards, both of which are slated to ship "on or around" 20 September 2018.

Tech Huawei and ZTE banned from supplying equipment to 5G networks in Australia
Author: 0 Huawei and ZTE banned from supplying equipment to 5G networks in Australia

Under China's laws, companies and organizations are required to assist in its intelligence efforts when asked. Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp, the two leading Chinese telecom equipment providers that have invested heavily on research and development of the next-generation telecom network, have been excluded from building Australia's 5G infrastructure after Canberra laid out new rules.

Tech Insider leaks new Galaxy S10 details with Note 9 release days away
Author: 0 Insider leaks new Galaxy S10 details with Note 9 release days away

The Note 9 starts at £899 while the Tab S4 is priced from £599. The SuperAMOLED display in the phone is more vibrant and crisp than ever. Samsung's Note line of phablets resurrected with a force from near extinction a year ago when they launched the Note 8 succeeding the enormous recollection of their Note7 line because of unsound batteries that caught fire.

Tech Microsoft finds new Russian effort to hack United States political groups
Author: 0 Microsoft finds new Russian effort to hack United States political groups

The Hudson Institute is known for its investigations into corruption in Russian Federation, while the focus of the International Republican Institute is to promote democracy worldwide. Other domains appear to reference the U.S. Senate but are not specific to particular offices. While the same kinds of attacks were used in 2016 to influence the outcome of the USA presidential election via spear phishing-which is used to steal confidential information-this time , it's apparently an ...

Tech Windows Phone 8’s, Windows 8’s days are numbered, literally
Author: 0 Windows Phone 8’s, Windows 8’s days are numbered, literally

With no new apps or updates, another nail is hammered into Windows Phone's coffin. On the consumer side of things, this likely isn't an issue, unless you're one of the very few who are still using Windows 8 .x or Windows Phone . It's no wonder that this permission for the arrival of updates to the mobile version of Windows 8 is terminated at this point since the operating system itself has been unsupported for more than a year.

Tech Huawei Nova 3 Smartphone Commercial Shows Fake Selfies Taken by DSLR
Author: 0 Huawei Nova 3 Smartphone Commercial Shows Fake Selfies Taken by DSLR

The Huawei video shows a rapid succession of moments in which the couple prepares to take the selfie, then shows the final photos as snapshots between moments. Enlarge / This image from the actor's Instagram page looked behind the scenes of the at-home selfie shoot. This isn't the first time a smartphone maker has felt compelled to shoot outside the box.

Tech Mac Mini 'Pro' reportedly launching with new MacBook Air 2018
Author: 0 Mac Mini 'Pro' reportedly launching with new MacBook Air 2018

According to Bloomberg , Apple isn't quite ready to put the Mac mini out to pasture. The current MacBook Air, which costs US$1,000, remains Apple's only laptop without a high-resolution screen. It's said to have a 13-inch screen with thinner bezels and a much-needed high resolution display, according to Bloomberg . Though that doesn't include the price for a monitor, mouse, and keyboard, it's still far cheaper than Apple's next cheapest computer, the MacBook Air.

Tech Nokia 6.1 Plus India launch today: Price, specifications
Author: 0 Nokia 6.1 Plus India launch today: Price, specifications

But HMD Global made a decision to launch the phone in the rest of the world as Nokia 6.1 Plus. In its post on Twitter, Nokia wrote - "We are thrilled to bring you the Nokia smartphones event for one of the most awaited phones on Tuesday 21st August".

Tech Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti vs Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
Author: 0 Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti vs Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti

Nvidia will also release non-Founders Edition versions of the new cards: the $1,000 GeForce RTX 2080Ti, the $700 GeForce RTX 2080 , and the $500 GeForce RTX 2070 . NVIDIA has released two new trailers for Metro Exodus and Atomic Heart, detailing their real-time ray tracing features. The author travelled to Gamescom 2018 as a guest of Nvidia.

Tech Twitch Prime Will No Longer be Ad
Author: 0 Twitch Prime Will No Longer be Ad

Prime members, The Verge notes, will get store credit as an incentive to pre-order video games through Amazon, "marking a major change to one of the membership's best benefits". Second, starting on August 28, Prime members will now get a $10 Amazon credit when pre-ordering select games on Amazon.com. For new Twitch Prime members, the universal ad-free experience ends September 14.

Tech Under-fire Apple removes 25,000 apps in China
Author: 0 Under-fire Apple removes 25,000 apps in China

Apple has pulled a massive 25,000 apps from its Chinese App Store following state media complaints about the company. Apple removed at least 4,000 apps tagged with the keyword " gambling " on one day, August 9, alone. Apple ( AAPL ) is the latest major tech firm to be caught in a crackdown on content in China. -China trade war . Apple is seen as at risk in the conflict, because almost half of all iphones produced are manufactured in Central China's Zhengzhou, and China is a crucial market ...

Tech Nvidia’s New RTX Graphics Cards Run $600 to $1200
Author: 0 Nvidia’s New RTX Graphics Cards Run $600 to $1200

Huang mentioned that the real-time ray tracing capabilities of the platform was used to build the Star Wars demo that was first revealed back at the Game Developer Conference 2018 , before showing it again. Despite all the talk of ray tracing, the effect can be pretty subtle. Nvidia showed how this might look in the upcoming shooter Battlefield V. During a battle, explosions and the ensuing fire can be reflected across the entire environment, including the puddles on the ground, nearby ...

Tech 'Diablo III' (ALL) Officially Announced For Nintendo Switch - Screens & Trailer
Author: 0 'Diablo III' (ALL) Officially Announced For Nintendo Switch - Screens & Trailer

After announcing Diablo III for the Nintendo Switch , Blizzard has admitted that Overwatch might come to Nintendo's console as well. According to Forbes, the Switch version of the notorious action RPG game will be known as the Diablo 3 Eternal Collection and will include the original game along with the Reaper of Souls and Rise of the Necromancer expansions, plus it will integrate all the updates released in the meantime.

Tech How much will cost iPhone 2018
Author: 0 How much will cost iPhone 2018

The 6.1-inch 2018 iPhone with an LCD display is expected to feature 64GB and 256GB os storage options coupled with 3GB of RAM. With that said , Apple is also expected to offer a 512GB option. Apple is also rumoured to support an Apple Pencil for these new iPhones, making them true Samsung Galaxy Note competitors at last. Whether that involves wireless drawing power from the iPhone, magnetically attaching the Pencil to draw power, or some other method remains to be seen, but the ...

Tech New Gmail Confidential mode now available on Android
Author: 0 New Gmail Confidential mode now available on Android

Now, Google has started rolling out the feature for the Gmail Android app as well. Following very basic steps, users can mark their emails as confidential, and set a time limit for visibility. So, you know, don't be sending any risqué emails to people you don't entirely trust. At any point, you can once again renew access if you want. And users can also change the confidential settings whenever they want to.