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Ascent: Infinite Realm – PUBG Studio's New Game Is a Steampunk MMO

Airships and dragons ahoy!<p>To say Bluehole is on a hot streak right now would be an understatement. With more than 20 million copies sold, the …

Acquainted

'PUBG' Is Game of The Year, Here's Why That Is So Important

In 2009, when the Academy Awards seemed to make room for more experimental films by extending the potential number of nominees for Best Picture from …

2019 BMW i8 Roadster

BMW's sporty flagship hybrid is getting a few upgrades — and an all-new body style. The BMW i8 Roadster uses a plug-in hybrid powertrain similar to …

7 Games Loved By Fans but Panned by Critics

We’re sorry to heap such bile on a game that we actually like at times, but it’s a bit like hearing a bad cover version of a song that you’ve grown …

Windows 10 is about to get a game-changing feature

Remember this Windows 10 feature name: Sets. If all goes well, Sets might be a total game-changer for Windows 10, bringing over an absolutely …

Here’s what the upcoming iOS 11.2 update will bring to the table

<b>The fifth version of the forthcoming iOS 11.2 update is now available for iPhones enrolled in Apple’s Beta Software Program – and it brings a number</b> …

Samsung's graphene batteries could charge your phone in 12 minutes

While persistent efforts in phone design and software optimization have got us to the point where our handsets can now last a day on a single charge, there’s work to be done yet if we’re heading for a future rife with VR and AR apps.<p>To that end, Samsung says it’s inching closer to making better …

The Samsung Galaxy Gear S2 smart watch is a bargain for $105

Daily Steals has a new Samsung Galaxy Gear S2 smart watch for $104.99 with code <b>THRFTRS2</b>. This price compares to $180 at other retailers like Amazon …

Displaymate gives iPhone X “highest ever” rating with an A+

Displaymate released its study of the iPhone X display earlier today and the results are impressive to say the least. If you recall, last year’s iPhone 7 had a record high in display performance. However, the iPhone X is here to take the crown.<p>Over the years Displaymate has run exhaustive tests on …

Galaxy Note

Google Just Released the Best Laptop of the Year (Sorry Apple, Dell, and HP) | Inc.com

It looks and feels like a smartphone, which is a strange way to start out a laptop review. The Google Pixelbook, at 0.4 inches thick and only 2.4 pounds, reminded me so much of a high-end Android smartphone that I almost felt like I should have been able to make phone calls with it (you can, …

Google Docs

Researchers discover aluminum foil actually does improve your wireless speed

Researchers at Dartmouth University have found that a 3D printed shape covered in aluminum foil can improve wireless range and increase Wi-Fi security. The project, which appeared on Eurekalert, involves placing a reflector on and around a Wi-Fi router’s antennae to shape the beam, increasing range …

Saudi Arabia Arrests 11 Princes, Including Billionaire Alwaleed bin Talal

LONDON — Saudi Arabia announced the arrest on Saturday night of the prominent billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, plus at least 10 other princes, four ministers and tens of former ministers.<p>The announcement of the arrests was made over Al Arabiya, the Saudi-owned satellite network whose …

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iPhone X vs. iPhone 8 Plus photo samples

Mobile Photography

The iPhone X cracked on the first drop

We subjected our brand new iPhone X to a scratch and drop test to determine how much this glass and stainless steel phone can handle.<p>If you just spent $1,000 or more on an iPhone X, put a case on it now!<p>Apple's tenth-anniversary iPhone has a slick new look with a nearly bezel-less screen, glass …

Mobile Technology

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon are filled with old faves — and every legendary Pokémon ever

Also: very cool sunglasses<p><i>Pokémon</i> <i>Ultra Sun</i> and <i>Ultra Moon</i> are looking to be shockingly comprehensive, nostalgia-filled entries in the series. The latest update from the upcoming Nintendo 3DS games reveals that they’re loaded with legendary Pokémon — in fact, all legendary Pokémon from across the …

GarageBand 2.3 adds new Sound Library, Beat Sequencer, Instruments, iPhone X support & more

We are getting a major update to Apple’s free iOS music production suite today. GarageBand was already considered to be one of, if not the best, DAW’s available to mobile music makers, and now it’s getting even better. With today’s update, Apple is focusing almost solely on content and we couldn’t …

Music Production

OnePlus co-founder shares a portrait mode photo teasing the OnePlus 5T

We’re quickly approaching the release of the latest and greatest device from OnePlus, the OnePlus 5T. While nothing is confirmed yet, plenty of rumors are popping up about the internals, display, and camera of the device. It looks like company co-founder Carl Pei is trying to build some hype around …

OPPO R11s takes unique dual camera approach, also boasting stellar screen-to-body ratio

Following in the footsteps of the surprisingly successful OPPO R9s and R11, and most likely foreshadowing the arrival of the 2:1 OnePlus 5T, the …

Toyota C-HR Hybrid: 4 reasons why this should be your first hybrid car

<b>With the petrol/diesel doomsday now set in stone, hybrids are about to take off in a big way – and the Toyota C-HR Hybrid could be the perfect entry</b> …

Pixel 2 XL: What's burn-in and what do I do if I have it?

The Pixel 2 XL's POLED display is getting flak for burn-in issues. But what is it and can you avoid it?<p>The Pixel 2 XL, Google's top of the line phone for 2017, is a fantastic phone overall, but it's been dogged by questions about its plastic-OLED ("POLED") screen since it was first released. On …

Phones

6 Goriest Video Games That Make You Look Away From The Screen

It’s too bad the open-world element wasn’t fleshed out more, because this game could have been spectacular. NMH is the Wii’s first third-party …

The Samsung OLED display in the iPhone X is better than Samsung’s own Note 8 display

While Apple is often ahead of the curve when it comes to certain aspects of its product lineup, there are other areas where it lags behind. One of …

Mobile Technology

Does your Galaxy Note 8 show signs of lag?

If you're in the market for a big phone, one of your best bets is Samsung's Galaxy Note 8. The Note 8 is a behemoth, and along with its huge …

Phones

Call of Duty: WWII is much harder than previous games, by design

A war fought by the common soldier<p><i>Call of Duty: WWII</i> is a hard game. There is no regenerating health, which means you have to rely on med packs you find around the environment or ask the medic in your squad to throw you one. You have to make sure you manage your health through the chaotic …

Huawei Mate 10 Pro review: say hello to two-day battery life

Huawei’s Mate smartphones have made a bit of a name for themselves as powerhouse devices that come with long battery life and a big screen. With a 50-hour battery life and premium design, the Mate 10 Pro (find here) is no exception.<p>Huawei has tried to tread the fine line between being good value …

Phones

The 50 best video games of all time, according to critics

There are dozens of ways you could put together a list of the best video games ever made. You could look to classics, like "Super Mario Bros." here.<p>You could look at impact on the medium, or highest sales. You could write down your personal favorites on pieces of paper, then throw them into the …

Razer Phone is here, with smooth screen and powerful speakers

It's the gaming lifestyle company's first phone.<p>"You use this for a week and then go to any other phone, you're going to be upset," says Tom Moss, Razer's head of mobile.<p>He's talking about the Razer Phone. (From Razer, the company you might know from mice, headsets or laptops.)<p>It's real. It's …

Phones

Android 8.1 limits notification sounds to one per second for every app

Android 8.1 brings a bunch of small tweaks to the Android user experience, many of which were first seen on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. These include an automatic dark theme, a revamped power menu, and the ability to see battery levels for connected Bluetooth devices in Quick Settings. But Android …

PUBG game engine upgrade coming, per PlayerUnknown himself

As PUBG 1.0 reaches closer to launch and out of Early Access, PlayerUnknown confirms the game will upgrade the game engine.<p>There’s never been a game …

Gaming Industry

Battery-Free, Powered Toothbrush Hits Kickstarter

Goodwell has created a new powered toothbrush which is completely battery free and offers a new kind of ecological friendly and sustainable way to …

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