• Google Assistant is getting an updated UI for mobile devices
Google Assistant is getting an updated UI for mobile devices

There are new controls and sliders so you can interact with things easily, such as smart switches and thermostats. Now, Google has officially announced that the new look is rolling out. By swiping up on the Assistant interface, you'll be able to view upcoming meetings, flights, medical appointments, as well as recent orders you've placed through ...

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  • Google confirms Pixel 3 preorders will start 9 October, hints at colours
Google confirms Pixel 3 preorders will start 9 October, hints at colours

In the meantime, Google has released a new video teaser focusing on the Active Edge feature. Yes, that's right. Google just confirmed to launch Pixel Mini alongside Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL on October 9 . In a clever bit of cross-platform promotion, I was able to hear about the upcoming Pixel on my iPhone SE using the iOS version of Google Assistan...

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  • The Switch's official online NES emulator has already been hacked
The Switch's official online NES emulator has already been hacked

Yes, we've played all these games many times before, but Nintendo will regularly add to this library of games, and nine more will be available by the end of the year. The Nintendo Switch Online FAQ page has revealed one small peculiarly with the service, however. The bundle is available for £279.99 - the standard retail price for a Nintendo Swi...

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  • Can the Samsung Wireless Charger Duo charge older Gear smartwatches?
Can the Samsung Wireless Charger Duo charge older Gear smartwatches?

In contrast, the Galaxy Note 9 continued to function until -131 dBm while the Pixel 2 kept receiving data even beyond the measured range. The tests were conducted on 20MHz channel of Band 4. Do you think there's room for its multitasking performance to improve? In Canada, that difference jumps to a massive 20.2Mbps. Amazon is now running a spe...

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  • This Microsoft App Mirrors Android Apps On Your Windows 10 PC
This Microsoft App Mirrors Android Apps On Your Windows 10 PC

In RS5 we introduced extra pages to the Emoji Panel when using it in Chinese (Simplified), and based on your feedback we're looking to expand these to more languages. Interestingly Microsoft promises faster updates , smaller downloads, and less downtime from updates . The October 2018 update contains numerous same small tweaks we're used to...

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  • Spider-Man : New Generation - a new trailer blown up and always colorful
Spider-Man : New Generation - a new trailer blown up and always colorful

Tyler Schultz contacted the former Resistance developer on Twitter back in May , when he asked if it would be possible to include the message 'Madison, will you marry me?' in the game somewhere as an Easter egg. On hearing the news, Art Director of Insomniac , Jacinda Chew , offered a new patch changing the sign. Their last major release was 2...

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  • Nationwide Cellphone Test Set for 2:18 p.m. Wednesday
Nationwide Cellphone Test Set for 2:18 p.m. Wednesday

A text from President Trump will come to most phones on Wednesday . The test is taking place to check on the effectiveness and readiness of the warning system to allow authorities to send "authenticated" emergency messages to the public. Millions of cell phones will beep, chirp and vibrate at exactly 2:18 p.m. Wednesday. Users can not opt out of re...

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  • Most US cell phones to receive 'Presidential Alert' text on Wednesday
Most US cell phones to receive 'Presidential Alert' text on Wednesday

A second test of the national Emergency Alert System, the kind that typically appears on TV and radio, will follow at 2:20 p.m. ET. President Donald Trump will text every cell phone in the U.S.at 1:18 p.m. Officials estimate that upwards of 225 million Americans will receive the test alert on WEA-compatible wireless devices. More than 100 carri...

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  • OnePlus 6T teaser shows all-screen design, in-display fingerprint sensor
OnePlus 6T teaser shows all-screen design, in-display fingerprint sensor

The OnePlus 6T is just a couple of weeks away, which explains the deluge of rumors these days. Once again confirming that the OnePlus 6T will be featuring an in-display fingerprint sensor . The company has revealed that the phone - 6T - will come bundled with the newly announced Type C bullets earphones . In terms of hardware, the OnePlus 6T...

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  • New Google Maps Update Adds Mixed-Mode Commutes And Spotify Integration
New Google Maps Update Adds Mixed-Mode Commutes And Spotify Integration

At first blush, using Google Maps to navigate your way to work and back might sound unneccessary: It's probably the single route you know most intimately. Should your commute be slow moving due to inevitably heavy traffic, Google is also adding music integration to Maps. Google Maps will also show details about the public transport like trains an...

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  • Black Surface accidentally leaked by Microsoft
Black Surface accidentally leaked by Microsoft

However, WinFuture states that the entry Surface Pro 6 will cost the same as the existing entry-level model (€899) due to the RAM jumping from 4GB to 8GB. One of the most expected announcements for Microsoft's launch event is the successor to the Surface Pro (2017 ) that was launched past year. The Redmond, Washington-headquartered company has...

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  • Second Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay trailer looks totally awesome
Second Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay trailer looks totally awesome

So much so that we couldn't help but put out a bonus episode of our Red Dead Redemption 2 o'clock video series ahead of schedule, featuring the combined knowledge of GR+'s own James Jarvis and Dan Dawkins. "The Dead Eye system has been expanded and will progress in stages allowing you to slow time, paint targets, and see critical or fatal point...

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  • New Chromecast Shows Up at Best Buy Two Weeks Early
New Chromecast Shows Up at Best Buy Two Weeks Early

GroveStreetHomie claims that Best Buy's system correctly flagged the product with a street date of October 9, but the cashier rang the product up as a second gen Chromecast and allowed the customer to walk out the door with it. It does, however, have a matte coating, slightly thicker body, and Google's "G" logo. The device retains a micro-USB ...

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  • Apple iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max users report device charging issues
Apple iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max users report device charging issues

It's normally pretty obvious, since the phone chirps at you and the screen turns on by itself, but if it doesn't maybe give it a tap to be sure. Some phones appear to be completely fine while a small portion will simply crash and become unresponsive if plugged on sleep, though most fall in the middle of the spectrum.

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  • Leaked Google Pixel 3 video shows possible features in action
Leaked Google Pixel 3 video shows possible features in action

There are reports about a possible Ultra Pixel as well, but for the time being, it's safe to say that Google will announce the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL - at least - on the said date. Here's why I think the Pixel 3 XL , in particular, will be a big deal (and likely my next phone). Then there's the stock Android experience and fast updates fro...

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  • YouTube HDR support expands to iPhone XS and XS Max
YouTube HDR support expands to iPhone XS and XS Max

TechInsights is an Ottawa Ontario based firm which specializes in dismantling smartphones and analyzing its components. Andru's model, the gold iPhone XS Max with 512 gigabytes of storage, costs a whopping $1,449. But that's a comparable cost for a much larger 6.5-inch OLED display instead of a 5.8-inch OLED display. But the iPhone XS Max is a...

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  • Vader Immortal VR series being produced in collaboration with Hellblade devs
Vader Immortal VR series being produced in collaboration with Hellblade devs

That's maybe enough? The story falls between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope . Quest is a standalone VR set like the Go, but is optimized for both PC and mobile games, unlike the Go's mobile focus. The newly announced Oculus Quest is an upcoming all-in-one VR gaming system. The three-part series will take place in-between Episodes III a...

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  • YouTube VR Comes to Oculus Go
YouTube VR Comes to Oculus Go

The headset will also get the ability to perform fixed foveated rendering - so that the headset focuses its most detailed rendering on the center of each display to save processing power elsewhere. Shown off for the first time at Oculus' OC5 event on Tuesday, the headset ships with Touch Controllers , which the company claims are more advanced...

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  • Google Pixel 3 And Pixel 3 XL’s Charging Dock Detailed In Leak
Google Pixel 3 And Pixel 3 XL’s Charging Dock Detailed In Leak

Google has scheduled hardware showcases in New York City, London and Paris on October 9 where it is expected to show off the two new phones. Serial tipster Evan Blass has shared a new render of the upcoming Pixel 3 and the Pixel 3 XL .

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  • Instagram co-founders resign from social media company
Instagram co-founders resign from social media company

It was reported that the founders, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, grew frustrated as Facebook impinged on their autonomy, raising concerns over the future of Facebook platform. Facebook's lawyers didn't believe that discussing monetization and ads broke their agreement with the WhatsApp founders. As well as Twitter , the 35-year-old is an avid ...

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