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Microsoft to Buy Fallout New Vegas Developer Obsidian: Report

Microsoft is close to acquiring Obsidian Entertainment according to a recent report. Obsidian is responsible for a string of critically acclaimed games such as Fallout New Vegas, Knights of the Old Republic 2, and Alpha Protocol. This marks yet another game studio purchase for Microsoft following its shopping spree earlier in the year that saw it buy Ninja Theory, Playground Games, Compulsion Games, ... Read More »

iPhone Xs Max That Retails at $1,249 Costs $443 in Parts and Assembly Costs: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Apple shaved some parts from the display in its largest new iPhone iPhone Xs Max (256GB) contains about $443 in parts and assembly costs Apple released a trio of new phones earlier this month Apple shaved some parts from the display in its largest new iPhone, helping keep costs under control in what has become the priciest component of its ... Read More »

iOS Web Attack Surfaces That Can Crash and Restart Your iPhone, iPad

HIGHLIGHTS A new iOS hack has been found that restarts iOS devices The hack uses all the available resources on the system This brings a kernel panic that ultimately brings a sudden restart While Apple is busy in the last-minute preparations of iOS 12, a security researcher has shown a proof-of-concept webpage that uses CSS to crash and restart your iOS-running iPhone or ... Read More »

Honor 7X, Honor View 10 Get GPU Turbo Mode and More via Software Updates

HIGHLIGHTS Honor 7X’s update is dubbed 8.0.0.360 Honor View 10 gets its latest 8.0.0.170 update Both updates will roll out to users in a phased manner Huawei brand Honor last week released the latest software updates for its Honor 7X and Honor View 10 smartphones. The updates bring Honor’s ambitious GPU Turbo technology to the two smartphones, which is claimed to offer 60 percent better gaming performance ... Read More »

Android Pie Running on Less Than 0.1 Percent Android Phones, Android Oreo Share Up to 14.6 Percent

HIGHLIGHTS The chart was for statistics ending August 31, 2018 Android Oreo continued to gain market share Android Gingerbread was also a surprise gainer this month The mobile software market saw the release of the final build of Android P or Android Pie earlier this month, but availability is currently limited to only Google’s Pixel range of smartphones and tablets, as well as the Essential Phone. The Android distribution ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Pay UPI-Based Payment Platform Coming to India Soon, Awaiting RBI Licence Approval: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Mi Pay will be based on UPI in India It was initially launched in China in 2016 Xiaomi is looking to collaborate with private lenders in the country Xiaomi is all set to unveil its Mi Pay digital payments platform in India, if a new report is to be believed. Launched initially in China in 2016, Mi Pay is said to arrive ... Read More »

Realme 2 to Be Flipkart-Exclusive, Will Be Priced Under Rs. 10,000

The Realme 2 is set to be powered by a Snpadragon SoC. HIGHLIGHTS Realme 2 will launch in India on August 28 It will be the first under Rs. 10,000 device to sport a notch in India Realme 2 will pack a 4,230mAh battery, dual camera setup After teasing the device on Flipkart, Realme has now confirmed that the Realme 2 will be exclusive to Flipkart ... Read More »

Xiaomi Poco F1 With 8GB RAM Spotted on Geekbench Ahead of August 22 India Launch

HIGHLIGHTS The Poco F1 makes its second appearance on Geekbench This variant is seen to sport 8GB of RAM Its single-core result was 2,451 and the multi-core score was 8,998 Poco F1, the first smartphone from Xiaomi’s new sub-brand Poco, is launching in India on August 22. The upcoming smartphone has been a part of the rumour mill for the last couple of months. ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 5A Flash Sale Today at 12pm on Flipkart, Mi.com

Xiaomi Redmi 5A comes in two variants HIGHLIGHTS Redmi 5A price in India starts at Rs. 5,999 The flash sale starts at 12pm IST It will be available via Flipkart and Mi.com Xiaomi will be hosting a flash sale for the Redmi 5A smartphone today as part of the company’s weekly sale schedule. The Redmi 5A is Xiaomi’s most affordable ... Read More »

Moto E5 Plus vs Redmi Note 5 vs Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 vs Realme 1: Price in India, Specifications Compared

HIGHLIGHTS The Moto E5 Plus is now available for purchase in India Its highlights are the 5000mAh battery and 6-inch display The smartphone comes with offers from SBI and Jio Lenovo-owned Motorola launched the Moto E5 Plus in India today, and is going to make it available on Amazon India and via Moto Hub stores. The Moto E5 Plus price in India is Rs. 11,999, positioning it in ... Read More »