State of California Wants to Tax Text Messages

The wireless industry and business groups are working to defeat the proposal, according to The Mercury News . "It's a dumb idea", said Jim Wunderman, president of the Bay Area Council business group. Residents lamented the potential tax, calli... More..

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Verizon takes $4.6B charge as Oath media business struggles
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Verizon takes $4.6B charge as Oath media business struggles

In the third quarter, Oath's revenue fell 7 per cent to $1.8 billion, putting it far off from its goal of $10 billion in revenue by 2020, which Verizon said it did not expect Oath to achieve. "These pressures...More..

Google Maps For You heads to iOS amid major Android expansion
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Google Maps For You heads to iOS amid major Android expansion

However, Google feels that Google Map's new "For You" tab is flawless for the holiday season as it will give you suggestions of places to go which are "tailored to your tastes and preferences". While Explore ...More..

Epic Games has removed the Infinity Blade series from Apple's App Store
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Epic Games has removed the Infinity Blade series from Apple's App Store

The removal of the Infinity Blade games comes after Epic Games founder Tim Sweeney suggested that the company was far from happy with Apple's policies, bringing them up in a recent interview. If the holder ...More..

The OnePlus 6T McLaren edition packs 10GB of RAM
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The OnePlus 6T McLaren edition packs 10GB of RAM

Despite some rumours claiming the phone would be coloured "Speed Orange", OnePlus is actually calling this new tint " Papaya Orange ". There is more McLaren stuff in the box as well. The dual-SIM (Nano) OneP...More..

Microsoft Edge's Chromium Makeover Will Include Chrome Extensions Support
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Microsoft Edge's Chromium Makeover Will Include Chrome Extensions Support

Users of these browsers can download and install extensions from the Chrome Web Store. In a post on Reddit , he said that "it's our intention to support existing Chrome extensions ". This is not to say that...More..

Romero announces SIGIL, the unofficial successor to Ultimate Doom's fourth episode
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Romero announces SIGIL, the unofficial successor to Ultimate Doom's fourth episode

Romero is also working with Limited Run Games to create two limited edition boxes. The announcement page for the game specifically notes that Sigil isn't affiliated with or authorized by Doom IP holde...More..

Google+ to shut down early after leak exposes 52m users
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Google+ to shut down early after leak exposes 52m users

No one was surprised when Google announced its plans to shut down Google+ by August 2019. Apps could have accessed some non-public profile data that had been shared with a user as well. Even though there was ...More..

Magic: The Gathering launching esports league with $10M prize pool
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Magic: The Gathering launching esports league with $10M prize pool

We took a closer look at the state of Magic: The Gathering Arena in September and found it tough, but promising, especially for old-time Magic players. The Magic: The Gathering Arena esports league wi...More..

Google’s New Pixel 3
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Google’s New Pixel 3 "Lite" Phones Show Up in High-Res Renders

However, the 3.5mm headphone jack makes a return on the Pixel 3 Lite and Pixel 3 Lite XL, which is a very surprising move from Google (considering how the Pixel's advertisements mocked Apple's removal of the...More..

The Witcher is coming to Monster Hunter
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

The Witcher is coming to Monster Hunter

While his pal Ciri has visited the world of Cyberpunk ( not that she'll be in that game ), going to another world to hunt monsters is a bit of a busman's holiday for Geralt. In a livestream that took plac...More..

Google deleted 22 Android apps with hidden virus
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Google deleted 22 Android apps with hidden virus

It's happened again. Another batch of apps that exhibit malicious behavior has been found and pulled from the Google Play store - but not before they were downloaded more than 2 million times. This led to the...More..

Nokia 8.1 India launch: Price, full specifications and features
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Nokia 8.1 India launch: Price, full specifications and features

The Nokia 8 .1 has an Average Retail Price of 399 euros (approx Rs 31,900). The Nokia 8 .1 smartphone feature a 6.18-inch Full HD+ display with a screen resolution of 2246 x 1080 pixels, 18.7:9 aspect ratio...More..

Gamer charged by Australia police after 'livestreaming assault'
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Gamer charged by Australia police after 'livestreaming assault'

A Sydney gamer heard on a livestream allegedly hitting a woman was charged with assault by Australian police Monday, after the incident went viral on social media. "A man has been charged after the alleged as...More..

Samsung Galaxy S10+ leaked hands-on images reveal triple rear cameras
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S10+ leaked hands-on images reveal triple rear cameras

There's a new entry-level model which will presumably come with a flat display. "There will be a smaller Galaxy S10 Lite that comes with a 5.8" screen, which is the same size as the current Galaxy S8 and S9 m...More..

Google rolls out gender specific translation to reduce bias
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Google rolls out gender specific translation to reduce bias

Unfortunately, major languages were formed during the ages of gender ignorance, causing some words to unnecessarily have masculine and feminine versions. Google is fixing it by providing feminine and masculine ...More..

McLaren edition of OnePlus 6T might come with 50W Warp Charging
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

McLaren edition of OnePlus 6T might come with 50W Warp Charging

We're just a few days away from the launch of the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition, and nearly as if on cue, here come the leaks. OnePlus has already rolled out invites and has been teasing across social media ...More..

Affected by O2 data issues? We explain your compensation rights
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Affected by O2 data issues? We explain your compensation rights

Pay-as-you-go customers a 10% credit on a top-up in the new year. O2 has announced it will compensate millions of customers who were unable to get online on their smartphones on Thursday because of a techni...More..

Samsung Galaxy S10+ leaks out showing triple-lens rear camera
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S10+ leaks out showing triple-lens rear camera

As for the objective of the notch, it would hide the front-facing camera, as you can see in the leaked photo. Which device are you going to get? What's The Story Thus Far? We've seen some relatively major c...More..

by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

AI-driven audio news feed comes to Google Assistant

Going beyond a simple flash briefing of the day's headlines catered to some general categories of interest, a full AI algorithm borrowed from Google News will deliver audio content that it thinks you will wan...More..

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 revealed for Nintendo Switch
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 revealed for Nintendo Switch

But in the end none of that happened. In the first major surprise of tonight's The Game Awards 2018, Marvel Games came out and made a stunner of an announcement by revealing Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: T...More..

Here's what the $1.1M Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign looks like
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Here's what the $1.1M Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign looks like

The Japanese automaker says the production car's exterior is "virtually unchanged" from the concept auto that debuted at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed. Not only that, but torque has gone up from 481 po...More..

Journey is headed to PC through Epic Games' new storefront
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Journey is headed to PC through Epic Games' new storefront

Epic Games had teased that they would be announcing something big at The Game Awards with Geoff Keighley telling players to "keep your game close". But while that revenue split might draw more game creators ...More..

The Crash Team Racing remaster we have been waiting for is here
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

The Crash Team Racing remaster we have been waiting for is here

Let us know in the comments. But while fans enjoyed reliving their memories of the 32-bit platformers, many also wanted a similarly remade version of the 1999 kart racer starring every gamer's favorite bandic...More..

Solas Returns in the Next Dragon Age
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Solas Returns in the Next Dragon Age

As you might guess if you saw Dragon Age: Inquisition through to the end, a lot revolves around the one-time companion character our former Adam (RPS in peace) described as "like an egg with a face painted on...More..

CS:GO Adds Battle Royale Mode; Goes Free-To-Play
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

CS:GO Adds Battle Royale Mode; Goes Free-To-Play

Counter-Strike: GO is still the preeminent shooter game when it comes to competitive play and esports. "When you have Prime Status you are matched with other players who also have Prime Status, and Prime user...More..

Ubisoft unveils Far Cry New Dawn
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Ubisoft unveils Far Cry New Dawn

Oh and Nana is in Far Cry New Dawn as well. You can check out the debut trailer for the game, below. Based on the teaser released on Wednesday and this unconfirmed cover art, it's all but confirmed that Ne...More..

Online Action RPG 'Dauntless' Coming to Xbox One in April 2019
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Online Action RPG 'Dauntless' Coming to Xbox One in April 2019

To celebrate the announcement, they made a trailer that debuted at The Game Awards show last night. There aren't a lot of alternatives to Monster Hunter , but Phoenix Labs is really trying to provide one w...More..

Piranha Plant isn't part of Smash Bros. Ultimate's DLC Fighters Pass
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Piranha Plant isn't part of Smash Bros. Ultimate's DLC Fighters Pass

But in the end it never happened, and there was no hint of Bayonetta 3 either. Ultimate , teased that the downloadable characters for the forthcoming fighting game would be huge, he was not kidding. Super Smas...More..

Cuba offers its citizens access to mobile internet for the first time
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Cuba offers its citizens access to mobile internet for the first time

Cuba has one of the world's lowest rates of internet use, but service began expanding in recent years under then President Raul Casto, and current President Miguel Diaz-Canel has said he wants to expand connect...More..