• Google unveils new design for Android Auto
Google unveils new design for Android Auto

Android Auto will also continue playing media and navigation app of the driver's choice without users having to restart them after connecting to the vehicle. It also brings a new, user-friendly app drawer more similar to what you'd find on your phone, and the new notification center shows all of your notifications at a glance.

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  • Microsoft's Fluid Framework is a new take on document collaboration
Microsoft's Fluid Framework is a new take on document collaboration

Nadella mentioned that gaming has a "very special place" within Microsoft, and the philosophy is to "put the game at the center" but also to "put the game developer at the center" by placing the whole Microsoft game stack at their service. Microsoft's new Hyperscale (Citus) option in its Azure Database for PostgreSQL and Azure SQL Database Hypersca...

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  • Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL Leak Confirms Rumored Specs And Features
Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL Leak Confirms Rumored Specs And Features

Ahead of release of Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL , various leaks reveal its features, price, price and specifications. One is the rumored Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL smartphones, which we've heard will be budget alternatives to the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL .

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  • Qualcomm to receive at least $4.5 billion from Apple in patent fees
Qualcomm to receive at least $4.5 billion from Apple in patent fees

The inventory saved numerous 50%-plus good points of the previous few weeks, reflecting investor reduction that Qualcomm had discovered a path to renew supplying chips to the iPhone. "On April 16, 2019, we entered into settlement agreements with Apple and its contract manufacturers to dismiss all outstanding litigation between the parties", sai...

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  • OnePlus 7 Pro vs Pixel 4 XL: What We Know So Far
OnePlus 7 Pro vs Pixel 4 XL: What We Know So Far

Liu likewise takes note of that OnePlus clients will see a distinction between pictures taken with more established models and those snapped with the OnePlus 7 Pro . Oneplus introduced new technology in 6T, called Screen Unlock, which they claim is the fastest in-display fingerprint scanner yet.The smartphone is available in two variants ...

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  • Orange and Dell Technologies partner for 5G innovation
Orange and Dell Technologies partner for 5G innovation

VMware is investing in solutions that address today's multi-cloud environments as well as advancing hybrid cloud operations from the data centre to the cloud to the edge. Dell Provisioning for VMware Workspace One, ProDeploy Client Suite and ProSupport Suite for PCs are now available. As a part of this agreement, VMware will extend the capabili...

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  • Pre-booking for OnePlus 7 Pro goes live on Amazon
Pre-booking for OnePlus 7 Pro goes live on Amazon

During the video, OnePlus clearly throws a OnePlus 7 Pro unit into a bucket full of water. The accidental screen replacement offer will be valid for six months from the purchase date of OnePlus 7 Pro. Alongside the images and colors, the tweet also claims the handset will have a screen with curved edges, similar to that of the Samsung Galaxy...

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  • Tiles Are Google's Latest Attempt To Make Wear OS More Useful
Tiles Are Google's Latest Attempt To Make Wear OS More Useful

Google has announced that it is adding a new WearOS UI element in the form of Tiles . Tiles work simply by swiping left on the home screen of your Wear OS-powered smartwatch. Despite going through all manner of changes, including dropping the Android Wear nomenclature , Wear OS has arguably been very much a second-fiddle wearable slice of so...

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  • Oculus Rift S pre-orders are live… and already selling out
Oculus Rift S pre-orders are live… and already selling out

The Rift S and Quest are both the same price, costing $399.99, but are different from one another. The Quest is a mobile VR headset that needs no tether to a PC and runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset. This device has Oculus Insight tracking and is connected to your PC with a single cord - much like the Oculus Rift. Oculus says the Ques...

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  • Valve Index has a full reveal, with pre-orders starting today
Valve Index has a full reveal, with pre-orders starting today

None of the new hardware will be available in Australia as of yet. Formerly known as "Knuckles", these controllers contain 87 different sensors, including pressure-sensitive grips (so it can detect when you're squeezing an object without dedicated buttons), individual finger tracking , and the usual buttons and joysticks.

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  • Facebook revamps apps with more DTC features while stressing privacy
Facebook revamps apps with more DTC features while stressing privacy

Last year's Cambridge Analytica scandal , which revealed how the company let app developers gather personal information about millions of users without their informed consent, hasn't impeded ad sales or user growth. Though "friends" are now central to the Facebook experience, that's about to change. Finally one of the most sought after items is ...

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  • Energizer's huge 18000mAh smartphone failed its crowdfunding campaign by 99%
Energizer's huge 18000mAh smartphone failed its crowdfunding campaign by 99%

It's a name you associate less with smartphones , but indeed Energizer-branded smartphones are a thing. After getting a lot of attention from tech media around the world, Avenir Telecom , the company that has the license to produce Energizer smartphones, had placed the Energizer P18K Pop on Indiegogo with a US$1,200,000 goal.

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  • Gearbox Announces the Borderlands 3 ECHOcast Twitch Extension
Gearbox Announces the Borderlands 3 ECHOcast Twitch Extension

For one thing, if you want to get yourself up to date, here's Jason Coles excellent feature of Seven Essential Facts You Need To Know About The New Looter Shooter . This is a company after all that has been hiding multiple codes in their trailers, posters and Twitch streams. According to Joshua Davidson, Gearbox's Senior Sound Designer, Bor...

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  • Pixel 3a XL Retail Packaging Appears, Confirms Phone's Design
Pixel 3a XL Retail Packaging Appears, Confirms Phone's Design

Leaks suggest that the two smartphones could support Google's Pixel Visual Core chip for improvements over standard image processing. Everything leaks. Today we have spotted a prototype of Google Pixel 3a on Geekbench. The mid-range Pixel smartphones are seen as the successors to the Nexus-series smartphones, which came at affordable pric...

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  • Google adds option to auto-delete location history data
Google adds option to auto-delete location history data

On Wednesday, the search giant introduced a new autodelete feature for location, app and web history . And they can choose to delete all or part of that data at any time. Login to your Google account and go to the activity controls panel. The Location History feature is turned off by default in all accounts , but an Associated Press invest...

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  • It's Settled: Rocket League Epic Exclusive Coming After Epic Acquires Psyonix
It's Settled: Rocket League Epic Exclusive Coming After Epic Acquires Psyonix

And even after the transition takes place, Psyonix and Epic will continue to support Rocket League for those who own it through Steam. Psyonix insists that Rocket League's gameplay won't be any different and they'll remain the "same team" as always, albeit with "the power and experience of Epic Games behind us".

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  • Instagram to test hiding the number of ‘likes’ on posts
Instagram to test hiding the number of ‘likes’ on posts

Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift S coming in May The social media giant has bet big on VR as the next big computing platform, and Oculus's range of VR headsets is how Facebook plans to do that. End-to-end encryption is widely endorsed by privacy and security experts. Other new Instagram changes include a new fundraiser feature in Instagram ...

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  • Samsung's Smartphones Took Another Hit in Most Recent Quarter
Samsung's Smartphones Took Another Hit in Most Recent Quarter

The decline has been attributed to slowing smartphone sales, a fall in the price of memory chips and lower demand for displays panels. However, it has now advised that it expects things to pick up in the second half of 2019, buoyed by a recovery in memory prices and increased demand from data centre operators.

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  • Motorola Razr leaks show off possible new phone design and style
Motorola Razr leaks show off possible new phone design and style

The vertical fold, if done properly, could spark the renaissance of clamshell phones. But then again the main focus should be the Motorola Razr foldable phone that offers a blast from the past. We've got what appears to be a wireless charger, earbuds, USB-A to USB-C charging cable, a power adapter and a USB-C to 3.5mm audio port dongle. Previousl...

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  • Google Pixel 3a stops by Geekbench with Snapdragon 670 SoC
Google Pixel 3a stops by Geekbench with Snapdragon 670 SoC

The company's smartphone group was not included in the "roadmap cutbacks" that Business Insider reported, though Monday's earnings report shows that the search giant is still having trouble in that area. Like you may have heard countless times by now, the smartphone industry isn't doing so well so Google can be cut some slack here. As per earlier...

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