• PC / Xbox One Pirate Game Sea Of Thieves Beta Dates Announced

    PC / Xbox One Pirate Game Sea Of Thieves Beta Dates Announced

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    Rare's executive producer Joe Neate shared more details on the closed beta that starts on January 24 in an Xbox Wire post for Xbox One and PC title along with details on what players will be able to access during the beta. The first major wave of that testing, a closed beta, is going down January 24 to January 29 and the development team has revealed the specific times that it will run.
  • Sony's 2018 4K TVs keep the focus on OLED, HDR and Android

    Sony's 2018 4K TVs keep the focus on OLED, HDR and Android

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    Sony has announced a slew of products ranging from OLED TVs to new sound systems and more at the Consumer Electronics Show ( CES) 2018 . Equally sensibly, Sony hasn't felt the need to introduce yet more inexplicable HDR formats. The XF90 series is created to solve a current technical issue whereby as the screen size gets larger, it becomes easier to notice motion blur especially in fast-moving scenes.
  • All 312 Overwatch League skins will go live today

    All 312 Overwatch League skins will go live today

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    Today the Overwatch League ™ and Twitch have finally announced a media-rights partnership for Overwatch , which will see every match of the city-based league broadcast on the platform. "That's why this historic and ground-breaking partnership is perfectly suited for Activision Blizzard, for Twitch, and-most importantly-for our growing global fanbase".
  • Here comes faster 802.11ax Wi-Fi

    Here comes faster 802.11ax Wi-Fi

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    In order to offer a smooth transition process for OEMs, Intel has announced that chipsets based on the 802.11ac standard can easily upgrade to 802.11ax without any change to the host SoC. Most notably, the chipsets allow up to 256 devices to share bandwidth simultaneously, delivering consistent connectivity even as more devices connect to the gateway or router.
  • Vivo Showcases Its In-Display Fingerprint Scanning Smartphone at CES 2018

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    Vivo has partnered with Synaptics for their in screen fingerprint scanner. The company had said that the FS9500 optical in-display fingerprint sensor was undergoing mass production with a "top five OEM". However, Synaptics' component is said to work with other devices like iPhone, LG, and Samsung . The only difference I experienced was that the Vivo handset was slower - both to learn the contours of my fingerprint and to unlock once I put my thumb on the on-screen fingerprint prompt - ...
  • Peter Beardsley suspended by Newcastle despite denial of racism and bullying allegations

    Peter Beardsley suspended by Newcastle despite denial of racism and bullying allegations

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    We also reported on Tuesday that five of Beardsley's squad have given witness statements in support of Yasin Ben El-Mhanni, who accuses the former England worldwide of bullying. Yasin Ben El-Mhanni joined United a year and a half ago and it is alleged that the bullying started within months of him signing. Meanwhile, five of Yasin Ben El-Mhanni's colleagues have supported his claims.
  • Honor 7X to get face unlock feature via OTA update

    Honor 7X to get face unlock feature via OTA update

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    Now, the company announced that the limited edition Red Huawei Honor 7X will reach several markets just in time for Valentine's Day. Honor will be releasing the Honor 7X Limited Edition Red in few regions such as the U.S., the U.K, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and India before February 14.
  • TCL unveils its voice-enabled, Roku-connected Smart Soundbar

    TCL unveils its voice-enabled, Roku-connected Smart Soundbar

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    This all might sound a little bit confusing, so let's dive right into what TCL's new smart sound bar actually does. The bar will use the Roku OS to connect the TV to other Roku and AV devices and introduce new voice controls accessible through the Roku Entertainment Assistant.
  • CES 2018: Lenovo unveils ThinkPad X1 Tablet, X1 Carbon, X1 Yoga

    CES 2018: Lenovo unveils ThinkPad X1 Tablet, X1 Carbon, X1 Yoga

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    The revamped version is super light, with light chassis built with Carbon fiber. Other features include two USB 3.0 ports, two Thunderbolt 3 ports, a 4-in-1 microSDXC reader, HDMI, 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2 and integrated LTE-A. As for the X1 Tablet, Lenovo hasn't changed a lot about the device, now in its 3rd generation. At.34-inches thick, the ThinkPad X1 Tablet is super thin.