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Tech Google Discontinues the Pixel 4
Author: 0 Google Discontinues the Pixel 4

This isn't the first tease that we've received about a foldable Google Pixel device, but sure it is a solid one. According to a report by The Verge , the company has confirmed that the devices will now be available till stocks last that to through partner channels.

Tech Microsoft ends iOS xCloud tests early, Apple policies likely to blame
Author: 0 Microsoft ends iOS xCloud tests early, Apple policies likely to blame

Experience the best of Xbox Game Pass by downloading the app from the Samsung Galaxy Store, giving you the freedom to access expansion packs, downloadable content and more . Now, as per a new report, Microsoft has stopped testing this service on iOS devices through Apple TestFlight programme but says that it still wants to scale cloud gaming to all devices.

Tech PlayStation 4 peripherals will work on PS5, but there's a catch
Author: 0 PlayStation 4 peripherals will work on PS5, but there's a catch

Other PS4 accessories including the PlayStation Camera, PSVR and PlayStation Move controllers are transferable to PS5. (Pocket-lint) - Sony's given a welcome update on its plans for cross-generation compatibility ahead of the PlayStation 5 's launch later this year, specifically looking at hardware and accessories.

Tech Epic Games adds cars and trucks in new Fortnite 'Joy Ride' update
Author: 0 Epic Games adds cars and trucks in new Fortnite 'Joy Ride' update

Makers Epic Games made the announcement on their social media alongside an image of a sports vehicle named " Whiplash ". These cars will have a yellow lock tied to their tires, indicating that they're booted and can't move. But the wait is almost over, as the Fortnite cars release date lands this week. This update adds drivable cars and we see a total of 4 different ones.

Tech Filtered the next four phones in the Google Pixel range
Author: 0 Filtered the next four phones in the Google Pixel range

Yeah, we might actually see Google jump on the foldable bandwagon to offer phones alongside the likes of Samsung, Huawei & Motorola. The smartphone is likely to feature a modern punch-hole display, similar to the Pixel 4a . Google is discontinuing the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL , despite having launched them less than a year ago. All three devices are labeled as "Q4 2021" which may be an indication towards when they will be launched.

Tech Google finally launches Nearby Share to rival Apple's AirDrop
Author: 0 Google finally launches Nearby Share to rival Apple's AirDrop

According to Google's blogpost, select Google Pixel and Samsung devices will be the first smartphones to receive the Nearby Share feature. After beta testing over the last couple of months , Google has finally started rolling out its AirDrop-like file sharing service - Nearby Share to Android phones running Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) and later.

Tech Curfew announced in Srinagar for two days
Author: 0 Curfew announced in Srinagar for two days

Lamenting that Indian forces deployed along the LoC have been targeting innocent people and the evidence of that was the wounded sitting right in front of them, the minister said that Kashmiris have rejected India's August 5 move unanimously.

Tech Two huge explosions rock Beirut, dozens of casualties
Author: 0 Two huge explosions rock Beirut, dozens of casualties

Lebanon's Interior Minister Mohammad Fahm reportedly said that ammonium nitrate stored at the port was responsible for the blast. Army bulldozers have successfully opened the way for firefighters and ambulances to reach the Beirut Port, where the explosion took place.

Tech Busy 1st Day as COVID-19 Testing of UK Students is Underway
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But I think we are well prepared. As Kent State University plans to head back to campus for the fall semester, the school is taking steps to ensure the safety and health of students and staff. "But at the same time, if teaching will be available entirely online I'm not convinced that it will be worth the risks to go back", said Ang who shares Lim's uncertainties on how the United Kingdom is managing the Covid-19 situation.

Tech PlayStation 5 Accessories Compatibility announced
Author: 0 PlayStation 5 Accessories Compatibility announced

Which existing PS4 peripherals/accessories will work on PS5? In the central and lower part of the Chopra celebratory poster we find all the other characters of the most iconic PlayStation 4 exclusive, ranging from Uncharted 4 to Ratchet & Clank to get to Bloodborne and Days Gone.

Tech Google's Pixel 4a Arrives August 20th for $349
Author: 0 Google's Pixel 4a Arrives August 20th for $349

Since this is a cheap phone, the Pixel 4a is built with a plastic body, but Google's designers (former HTC employed who built the best plastic phones) have fully embraced the material to deliver a soft-touch design with a few unique accents like the square camera module on the back and colored power button which make the Pixel 4a still look like the Pixel 4 .

Tech Tropical Storm Warning Issued For Southern New England
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Warning Issued For Southern New England

Maximum sustained winds are near 70 miles per hour (110 kph) with higher gusts. Tropical storm warnings were in effect from central-eastern Florida to North Carolina, and the NHC warned on Twitter that Isaias could "bring a storm surge of up to 4 feet to coastal parts of South and North Carolina".

Tech Netflix to let you adjust playback speed of shows, movies
Author: 0 Netflix to let you adjust playback speed of shows, movies

The streaming company is now letting people choose the speed at which they want to watch something on their phone or tablet with new playback controls. As of now, there is no testing phase for the Netflix TV app. That said, she noted in a blog post announcing the rollout of the feature on Android, "Features like skip intro, play next episode and variable playback speeds can be sensitive within the creative community so we are always careful to test them first and listen carefully to the ...

Tech Donald Trump says he will ban TikTok in the US
Author: 0 Donald Trump says he will ban TikTok in the US

He added, "It's going to be signed tomorrow". Trump's quip to reporters on Friday night comes hours after reports surfaced Trump was planning to issue an executive order instructing TikTok's parent company to "divest" from the viral app's operations in the US.

Tech Alphabet's revenue fell for first time ever as Covid hit ads
Author: 0 Alphabet's revenue fell for first time ever as Covid hit ads

YouTube ad sales rose 6 percent in the second quarter, and were growing even faster by late June, Porat said . Cloud revenue was $3 billion, up 43% from the same quarter a year ago, the Mountain View, California-based company said in a statement.

Tech Shadows Die Twice’ update is coming this October
Author: 0 Shadows Die Twice’ update is coming this October

The update will add an official boss rush mode to Sekiro (modders already did this last July ), as well as brand new outfits for the eponymous shinobi and an indirect messaging system. This mechanic is well-familiar to players in Soulslike games, so it's no surprise that Sekiro is getting it, too. However, the new outfits are purely cosmetic.

Tech Many Apple Stores shutting again as COVID-19 spreads
Author: 0 Many Apple Stores shutting again as COVID-19 spreads

Other states are hitting the pause button on reopening plans and today Apple said that 30 more brick and mortar stores in the US will be closed. That brings the total number of closures to 77. But recent spikes in COVID-19 throughout the United States are forcing Apple to revert right back to store closures and tighter precautions to protect worker and customer safety.

Tech Apple threatens to drop Airbnb from App Store over commission dispute
Author: 0 Apple threatens to drop Airbnb from App Store over commission dispute

Apple chief executive Tim Cook gave evidence in the hearing, as did Mr Bezos . He cited Google , Samsung Electronics Co and LG Electronics Inc as examples of competitors in the smartphone market. Apple is facing probes in the European Union as well as the ongoing USA investigation. A few days ago, Telegram co-founder and CEO Pavel Durov published an open letter concerning Apple's "30 percent tax on apps".