Microsoft is all set to launch a Fortnite special edition version of its Xbox gaming console. Latest leaks by a tipster on Twitter has revealed the images of the limited edition device. The American technology giant seems to be encashing the current Battle Royale mania by teaming up with Epic Games and launching a Fortnite themed Xbox One S.Microsoft Xbox One S Fortnite Edition
Apart from key visual changes, the basic design of the Xbox One S Fortnite Edition remains the same as the regular version. Instead of the purple and black colour scheme on the existing variant of the console, the limited edition will be available in a purple and black paint scheme. The images [...]
Microsoft has yet to give out any set specifications or details regarding its new cloud gaming service, xCloud. The software developing company has been testing the service with its employees as of late, letting them stream Xbox games anywhere. Microsoft is currently in the process of setting up multiple servers required for xCloud across the world.
The company revealed today that the service is capable of streaming more than 3500 game titles all without ever needing their respective developers to make any optimisations. Capcom and Paradox are one of the game developers that are testing their games on xCloud. Microsoft has confirmed that it has sent Project xCloud to [...]
Social media giant Facebook is planning to introduce its cryptocurrency soon, according to the latest reports. The company is planning to set up a digital payment system in about twelve countries at the beginning of the year 2020. The currency, referred to internally as Globalcoin, may be announced with a changed name by the end of this year when Facebook outlines its plans in more details. To reaffirm the reports, it is claimed the company has already completed the talks with the Bank of England about the risks and opportunities of a cryptocurrency. Facebook is seemingly also in talks with a few money transfer firms; to devise an affordable method for people without a bank account [...]
Google’s latest blog post had focused on how depth perception works in videos where both the subject and the camera are in motion. A huge amount of data and footage was required for the study that aimed at training an AI. The foundation for the AI’s training was to detect scenes where the camera was in motion but the subject remained stationary.
Remarkable resourcefulness was shown as Google used its own source that was perfect for the job. YouTube (Google’s video sharing platform) had a vast amount of footage that fit the study’s required parameters. The Mannequin Challenge had a person and more often a group of people which stays perfectly [...]
Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei has seen better days. In the past week, it has seen business ties cut with every American company. Even ARM, the known chipset architecture licensing firm from the UK has suspended business with it. Now, in the latest development, reports claim the Wi-Fi Alliance has “temporarily restricted” Huawei’s membership and the company is also not a member of JEDEC, which sets the standard for semiconductors. Adding another blow to the list, Huawei has also been barred from setting new USB standards and cannot use SD cards in their future devices.About this ban
Last week, the government of the United States barred [...]
Huawei under the US ban, sanctioned by The US President Donald Trump, has the Chinese company take a step back. The company had been gaining traction in various markets around the globe, becoming the second largest manufacturer for smartphones, surpassing Apple. The sudden blow that slowed Huawei’s progress now gives breathing room for other companies to exploit.
Huawei’s recess will lead smaller companies, in its comparison, securing a foothold in the market. Realme the debutant for the premium segment market is expected to join the category on the latter half of the year while Oppo is crossing the Rs30,000 threshold for the second time. The Reno series [...]
Samsung has been long anticipated to launch the Galaxy M40 in India which will be the apex device in the M lineup of smartphones. However, it is not the only device the company plans to launch in the country. In addition to the M40, Samsung is also reported to soon launch the Galaxy A10s which was previously leaked as the Galaxy A10e.Samsung Galaxy M40
The Galaxy M40 is reported to have a 6.3 inch Super AMOLED display with Full HD resolution. Going by the rumours, the smartphone will pack the Snapdragon 675 SoC which consists of an Octa Core CPU and Adreno 612 GPU. Noteworthy, the same chipset is also present on several other devices including the Samsung Galaxy [...]
Xiaomi’s sub brand Redmi will soon launch a premium smartphone duo that will pack flagship grade features. The upcoming devices will be called the K20 and the K20 Pro. As the name suggests the latter is the more feature rich handset out of the two. Both devices are reported to have heterogeneous specifications with few differences including the chipset. Features and price of the Redmi K20 Pro were previously leaked while details about the affordable K20 were in short supply. A fresh leak from the Chinese social media website, Weibo has revealed the key specifications of the upcoming handset.Redmi K20 Specifications & Design
According to the image shared by the [...]
The Vice President of the United States of America, Mike Pence has announced a program that once again wants to take humans to the surface of the moon by the year 2024. This prompts NASA to swing into action to make this Herculean task a reality. The space agency gave out a contract to a company to start off with the foundations of a small space station to put into the Moons orbit.
The power and propulsion systems of the space station will be built by a Colorado-based company called Maxar and the orbital outpost has been named Gateway. Unlike the Apollo missions that focused on directly landing on the moon surface, Nasa plans on building Gateway for its future lunar [...]
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is expected to be the next big thing in technology in the near future. The idea of human-made objects able to exist as sentient beings capable of making decisions is both optimistic and terrifying at the same time. In a development bordering between the aforementioned emotions; Researchers at the Samsung AI Centre in Moscow, Russia have developed a Deepfake algorithm that can create a video out of a single image. These “Living portraits” as they are called have been tested on some famous historical images and the results are well, surprisingly great.Samsung Deepfake AI
As mentioned previously, Samsung has developed and had [...]
Microsoft originally launched the Surface lineup of personal computers in the year 2012 which have been highly appreciated by the consumers. A freshly granted patent to Microsoft hints that the company is working on a new design for its latest Surface Pro which is expected to debut later this year.
The design of the touchscreen PC from Microsoft has largely remained the same since the Surface Pro 4 from the year 2015. The latest patent suggests that the upcoming device will have a significantly different design in comparison to the current generation. The alleged Microsoft Surface Pro 7 from the patent has considerably thin bezels around the display. Also, the detachable [...]
With the weekend lining up, it’s time to make a list of the trending shows on Netflix so that you can binge them as per your taste. Where some people like dramas and romantic comedies, some people tend to stick to the “real” side of things and prefer documentaries in addition to non-fictional shows. We have compiled a list of shows that can be a part of your Netflix show squad.The Society
One of Netflix’s more recently released shows, The Society has a very different plot than most other shows out there. The series focuses on a weird anomaly that befalls a group of high-school children when their school trip is cut short and they are brought [...]