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Technology Fortnite now has cross-play support between Xbox One, PC and Mobile
Author: 0 Fortnite now has cross-play support between Xbox One, PC and Mobile

Cross-play was possible when Epic Games' apparently forgot to "switch off" its cross-platform play between the PS4 and Xbox One previous year which proved that it wasn't impossible. The matchmaking across devices will be opt-in, and it's primarily created to allow groups of friends to play with each other, as playing from your phone against a skilled PC player won't be an experience you'll want to opt into regularly.

Technology Lenovo S5 teased ahead of its official launch on March 20
Author: 0 Lenovo S5 teased ahead of its official launch on March 20

And from the design of the phone, it is expected that it would be Redmi 5 . Now, the Xiaomi has officially posted several images shot on Redmi Note 5 on their Weibo page , which look stunning at a glance. The resolution of the display is 720×1440 pixels. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 will be coming with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC which is an octa-core processor running at a clock rate of 1.8 GHz paired with Adreno 506 GPU.

Technology Facebook Signs Exclusive Deal to Stream 25 MLB Games
Author: 0 Facebook Signs Exclusive Deal to Stream 25 MLB Games

It's not like Facebook hasn't streamed Major League Baseball games before. "Community and conversation are central to both baseball and Facebook, and MLB Network's innovative broadcasts will bring these interactive and social elements of the game to life to fans around the world in new ways on our platform".

Technology Trump questions violence in video games
Author: 0 Trump questions violence in video games

Bozell said he also communicated to Trump a need for "much tougher regulation" of the video-game industry, stressing that violent games "needed to be given the same kind of thought as tobacco and liquor". "While the clips were playing, [Trump] was pointing out how violent those scenes were", meeting attendee and Parents Television Council program director Melissa Henson said in a conference call.

Technology Apple to ditch the notch with the 2019 iPhone model
Author: 0 Apple to ditch the notch with the 2019 iPhone model

Few of the rumoured and existing smartphones that are expected to come with "notch" are Huawei P20 and OnePlus 6 . APPLE IS REPORTEDLY planning to drop the notch from its 2019 OLED iPhones, just as a number of Android OEMs are starting to mimic controversial cutout.

Technology Super Smash Bros Coming to Nintendo Switch Lineup
Author: 0 Super Smash Bros Coming to Nintendo Switch Lineup

They are Yoshi, Pit, Donkey Kong, Princess Peach, Ness, Marth, Sheik, Pikachu, Kirby , Samus Aran, Bowser, Fox, Captain Falcon, and Wario. Super Smash Bros is a huge fans' favorite and enjoys a thriving competitive scene. It will likely be the most highly anticipated new Switch game since the console was released. "Please look forward to new information and when the title goes on sale!" The working title of the game is "Nintendo Switch Super Smash Bros ", which means that it will be a ...

Technology Rubik's Cube World Record Smashed by MIT Reseachers Using Playstation Cameras
Author: 0 Rubik's Cube World Record Smashed by MIT Reseachers Using Playstation Cameras

The world was astounded when Sub1 managed to snag the world record for cube solving, but the Karz and Di Carlo's achievement with the Rubik's Contraption is unprecedented. As Katz pointed out, several Rubik's cubes were destroyed in the process of their tests. Two US researchers have invented a device that can solve a Rubik's Cube in just.38 seconds.

Technology Motorola's new Moto Mod might be a Daydream viewer in disguise
Author: 0 Motorola's new Moto Mod might be a Daydream viewer in disguise

Apparently, the company is planning to cancel the Moto X5 entirely, and plans to significantly scale back its efforts to partner with third-party Moto Mod makers... Now that we've established that the MotoMod-compatible Moto Z family of smartphones is still alive , let's focus our attention on those mods. He responded to an Indiegogo backer who asked if the Moto Z line was being killed off with, "To be honest, it looks even worse than that".

Technology Tune into new posts from musicians on Search - The Keyword
Author: 0 Tune into new posts from musicians on Search - The Keyword

Lucky for us, the initial rollout includes musicians in the pop and electronic dance music genres - and artists like Steve Aoki , Lorde , Sofi Tukker and Kygo have already been verified. Musicians can also get the "Blue Tick" that would verify that the posts are truly from the artist. Google Posts are now opening up to well known musicians.

Technology The mystery of Alexa's eerie laugh has been solved
Author: 0 The mystery of Alexa's eerie laugh has been solved

Customers disabling their Echo speakers to stop hearing nightmare-inducing laughs doesn't reflect well on Amazon , which is why the company has now announced that it's aware of the problem and is working on a fix. Like Apple's Siri, Alexa is a responsive digital assistant built into several Amazon devices . Amazon also notes that you can stop the listening sooner by saying "stop" or "thank you".

Technology Super Smash Bros' Switch Roster Made Clearer with Etching
Author: 0 Super Smash Bros' Switch Roster Made Clearer with Etching

On Thursday, gaming company DotEmu announced via Twitter that 1990 game classic Another World will be coming to Nintendo Switch later this year. KitGuru Says: While I am thrilled that a new Super Smash Bros is making its way to what would be the flawless platform for it, it is a shame that Metroid Prime 4 , the new Pokémon RPG or even a Switch-based Fire Emblem hasn't seen an announcement.

Technology Snapchat now lets you tag other users in Stories
Author: 0 Snapchat now lets you tag other users in Stories

Snapchat confirmed they're testing the feature to TechCrunch but didn't reveal when the feature will go live. The feature is being tested out on Snapchat but hasn't been rolled out for all users yet. What new features would you like to see added to Snapchat? As TechCrunch notes, tagging other users serves as a new way to communicate with friends on the app, while spotlighting your favorite Snapchat users.

Technology Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 confirmed for October 12th
Author: 0 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 confirmed for October 12th

The worldwide release of the game is set for October 12. If not, Activision could reveal the version at a later date. And if you're wondering, yes, " Call of Duty " was one of the violent games put on blast by the POTUS during a bloody montage meant to back his stance.

Technology Broadcom appeases US on 5G investment
Author: 0 Broadcom appeases US on 5G investment

Any belief that a collaborated Broadcom-Qualcomm would cede leadership or slash funding to 5G is entirely unfounded. Broadcom officials also promised to establish a $1.5 billion fund to educate and train new engineers in the country. Qualcomm's argument of its anticompetitive licensing practices needing to fund a robust R&D effort has no truth. To quell some of the concerns, Broadcomm inked a letter to Congress assuring members that it has every intention of making the United States a leader ...

Technology Mario can now guide your route in Google Maps
Author: 0 Mario can now guide your route in Google Maps

To celebrate Mario Day, Google will add a limited-time option to introduce a Mario kart as your position indicator when using the Global Positioning System navigation app. It's not the first time the company has hidden a classic video game reference in the Maps app. Let us know once you start seeing this update! Plus, Google and Nintendo have worked together before on silly stuff like this, as with the April Fool's day prank involving the "launch" of Google Maps 8-bit for NES .