Hi-Tech

Introducing The Playdate, Panic's New Handheld Video Game System With A Crank

It's created to deliver a jolt of fun in-between the times you spend with your phone and your home console; something to fill the moments when you just want a g...


Sony confirms diminished mobile presence in majority of markets

On a map showing where Sony's mobile business will continue, it lists the USA and Canada as having, "no operator business", while also indicating it will not...


Tencent, Riot Games May Be Developing ‘League of Legends’ Mobile Game

However, it does mean that there is far more competition for League of Legends as Tencent and Riot Games work on taking the popular PC title to mobile. Re...


Steam Chat for Android released as separate app

There are many features included in this official Steam app: you can view the list of friends and control who is online, include links , videos, tweets ...


Samsung Begins Mass-Production of 5x Optical Zoom Cameras

Samsung released the Gaalxy S10 series of smartphones just prior to MWC and the colours at launch were mostly fairly muted for the two higher-specced versions. ...


Huawei face backlash from Microsoft and ARM after USA trade ban

The reason it gave for this is that its chip designs which Huawei uses for its Kirin processors contain "US-origin technology"! "ARM is complying with all...


Cloakzy, Banks, Nate Hill Among Faze Members Responding to TFue Lawsuit

FaZe has responded to the lawsuit saying that it was "shocked and disappointed" at the lawsuit. "Though Faze Clan does not hold the requisite talent age...


Google Brings Dark Mode to Calendar

Earlier, WhatsApp improved the layout of 357 emojis in the 2.18.384 beta update, and 21 emojis in the 2.19.21 version. Since the feature is now under testing,...


Sony Employees "Blindsided" by Partnership with Microsoft, According to New Report

After being mentioned in the original reveal thanks to Wall Street Journal tech reporter Takashi Mochizuki , today we've got a short demo of the PS5 loadin...


US Blacklisting of Huawei Prompts Global Firms to Follow Suit

That prompted Google and others to begin suspending dealings with the firm. Chipmaker giant Arm is also reportedly set to suspend Huawei from its list of su...


Huawei Launches Honor 20 Pro despite US Ban

The £549.99 price for the 256GB model is about £400 less than a comparable 256GB Honor P30 Pro . The Honor 20 is slimmer than the Pro - 7.87mm vs. Th...


Bose adds Google Assistant to its range of smart speakers and soundbars

The the number in the title suggests the Home Speaker 300 is a smaller version of the Home Speaker 500 Bose launched last August. Called the Home Speaker 30...


Mobile Operator EE Set UK Live Date for Commercial 5G Network

Vodafone , a big victor in the United Kingdom 5G spectrum auction, also has plans for a 5G rollout later this year, although whether the carrier will launch on ...


Qualcomm shares slide after U.S. antitrust ruling

She ordered that Qualcomm renegotiate licensing agreements with customers without using the threat of a halt in supplies as part of its tactics, and at fair a...


US Delays Huawei Ban for 90 Days

On Monday, the Trump administration backtracked on the immediate banning of Huawei - allowing the company to access the Android operating system from Google ...


The 'real' ending, via George RR Martin

The game is rumored to be published by Bandai Namco , although Activision took care of distribution for From's most recent game Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice in ...


The Sims 4 is free to keep on Origin right now

You can download The Sims 4 for free - a pretty good deal considering the usual retail price of R749.95 for the Sims Deluxe Digital Edition or R599.95 for t...


Google had some passwords stored in plaintext for more than a decade

Google said it recently notified G Suite administrators to change any impacted passwords, and Google will reset any accounts that don't do this themselves. Th...


Microsoft Releases Version 1903 of Windows 10 and Windows Server

Microsoft aims to auto initiate an update on these Windows 10 April 2018 Update machines to keep them supported with the critical monthly patches and so on. How...


Huawei to unveil own OS within a year

Similarly, the company reportedly started its in-house software development efforts back in 2012, when the USA government had a tiff with the fellow Chinese c...


EE to launch UK's first 5G service in May

It admits that this is just phase one of its roll-out, with "full next-generation 5G" not available until 2022. O2, however, has confirmed that it will contin...


Pixel 3a issue: Random shutdown and the fallout

For now, Google has not publicly acknowledged the problem so we don't really know what the company's plans are, if this is a more widespread issue than it see...


Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy S11 details leaked

Of course, the Lego Fold can't actually download apps or do pretty much anything you'd like a smartphone to do. We've already heard that the upcoming Samsung...


Apple announces the first 8-core MacBook Pro

Apple says it has made changes to the keyboard mechanism on the new 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros to alleviate some of these concerns, which include debris get...


Honor announces Honor 20 and Honor 20 Pro smartphones

The large, 6.26-inch "all-view" LCD display with 1080p resolution of the 20/Pro returns ~92% screen-to-body ratio, says Honor , thanks to the hole-in-display f...


Download Windows 10 May 2019 update ISO images (Version 1903)

The tool is similar to the Update Assistant with the difference that you can choose to perform an in-place upgrade or a clean installation . Microsoft is takin...


Microsoft And Sony Make Nice, Announce Partnership For Gaming And Cloud Services

Sony's announcement that it was to work with Microsoft on streaming services caught everyone by surprise, including the staff at PlayStation if a Bloomberg...


Sony & Microsoft Announce Gaming Partnership

When the two hardware giants began negotiating in 2018, the Japanese company's senior management out of Tokyo led the charge. So if you are a PlayStation owner ...


Black Ops 5 Coming 2020 As Call Of Duty Development CRASHES

We had Black Ops 2 from Treyarch in 2012, followed by Ghosts from Infinity Ward in 2013, followed by Advanced Warfare from Sledgehammer in 2014 and so on. C...


Google revokes Huawei's Android software license - General Business

Critics of the company have said using Huawei equipment in key communications infrastructure poses a risk to national security because of alleged links betw...


Microsoft may block updates to Huawei laptops

But transfer of hardware, software or services to Huawei or technical interaction would be restricted by the US order. Apple , however, may have its own troubl...


The 'Epic Mega Sale' has been Announced

For example, Borderlands 3 is up for pre-order, so does not have any publisher discount , but still benefits from the $10 Epic discount . This offered s...


Spotify testing voice-controlled smart assistant for cars called "Car Thing"

At the beginning of the year, we reported Spotify was working on a voice-controlled in-car music-playing gadget, which would connect to the vehicle via Blueto...


Xiaomi Redmi 7A Surfaces on TENAA Revealing Camera, Hardware and Other Specs

Other than the 48MP + 5MP camera at the back, the Redmi Note 7S is the same as the Note 7. The Redmi Note 7S is virtually identical to the lower priced R...


Google Has Restricted Huawei's Use Of Android

Before adding: "For users of our services, Google Play and the security protections from Google Play Protect will continue to function on existing Huawei dev...