Tag Archive: Announcement


Pixel 4 retail box leaks before announcement because of course it did

The Google Pixel 4 will not come with a USB-C to 3.5mm adapter in the box.

What you need to know Images showing the Pixel 4’s retail box have leaked a day before the smartphone’s official unveiling at the 2019 ‘Made by Google’ event. The retail box confirms a few key features such as the 5.7-inch display size and 64GB internal storage. They also confirm that the Pixel 4 will be shipped with an 18W USB-C power  [Read More…]

Amazon’s Sidewalk Wi-Fi announcement creates more questions than it answers

If it wants to replace an existing and very successful standard, Amazon had better be prepared to do a lot of the hard work.

In its 2019 hardware event, Amazon announced a new mid-range wireless protocol for Internet of Things devices called Sidewalk. It uses the 900MHz spectrum, has a potential range of one mile, and can be used to carry over the air updates. It’s also a mesh network, which means as long as two or  [Read More…]

Pixel 4 render hints at October 15 announcement date

Google’s annual event is likely a little over a month away.

What you need to know Another render of the Pixel 4 has been leaked. The date on the lock screen is October 15. This is possibly when Google will hold its fall event to announce the phone.

Pixel 4 leaks have been in full swing lately, and on September 10 during Apple’s iPhone 11 event, reliable tipster Evan Blass shared yet another render of Google’s upcoming  [Read More…]

Look out! Where to find public service announcement signs in Fortnite

It’s that time again! The tenth (and final) week of Fortnite’s Season 9 challenges are here, and once again, things are relatively easy this week. The only challenge that might take some time is the one that requires players to find five public service announcement signs in Neo Tilted, Pressure Plant, or Mega Mall. For eagle-eyed players, you may have noticed that signs have begun popping up throughout the game, warning players of…something. In case you haven’t found  [Read More…]

Huawei remains on the blacklist, even after Trump’s G20 announcement

The “presumption of denial” policy is still in place in which most requests are usually denied.

What you need to know An internal email was sent to U.S. Commerce Department staff informing them Huawei is still blacklisted. The email was sent by John Sonderman, Deputy Director of the Office of Export Enforcement in the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security. Huawei will still be under the “presumption of denial” policy in which most requests are usually  [Read More…]

Samsung schedules Galaxy Note 10 announcement for August 7

It’s official — Samsung plans to introduce its next-generation, stylus packing Galaxy Note 10 in just over one month’s time. An UNPACKED invitation sent out late Monday evening all but confirmed the device’s upcoming debut.

The invitation, visible here, shows the Galaxy Note’s new S-Pen and a single camera lens with details of the when and where. Indeed, August 7 figures to be the launch date of the phone and 4PM looks to be when festivities get underway at the  [Read More…]

Google’s weird Pixel 4 announcement is just what the industry needed

This is unlike anything we’ve seen before. I dig it.

Over the last few years, smartphone leaks have become quite predictable. In the months leading up to a phone’s announcement, we’ll see leaked schematics, renders, hands-on photos/videos, and get trickled-out information about its specs, pricing, and availability. Every tech blog gets busy covering the leaks as closely as they can, companies stay quiet, and by the time the official keynote is held, we pretty much know the  [Read More…]

Google confirms Pixel 4 design months ahead of announcement

A new image hitting the internet this week confirms the design of the upcoming Google Pixel 4 smartphone. And it’s not conjecture, either. The source of this Pixel 4 leak? Well, that would be none other than Google.

Landing online roughly one day after a few other leaked images, Google took to Twitter to join the conversation. The now-official photo is black on black and not all that easy to make out, but it does show us what is in  [Read More…]

Here’s where you can watch the Death Stranding announcement tomorrow

Hopefully we learn some big information tomorrow.

What you need to know Death Stranding is set to receive some sort of announcement tomorrow. A looped Death Stranding video has been playing on PlayStation’s Twitch channel.

Hideo Kojima teased an impending Death Stranding announcement on Wednesday, and now PlayStation’s Twitch channel seems to be gearing up for whatever the reveal is by playing a looped video with ominous music and oily hands across the screen. Occasionally, we’ll even  [Read More…]

OnePlus teases announcement for OnePlus 7 announcement

Yo dawg I heard you like announcements.

The OnePlus 7 is shaping up to be one of 2019’s most exciting smartphones, and thanks to OnePlus CEO Pete Lau, we now have a date to look forward to for when we’ll learn more about it.

On April 19, Lau tweeted the following:

Stay tuned next Tuesday for our launch event announcement 😁

— Pete Lau (@petelau2007) April 19, 2019

While the whole “announcement for an  [Read More…]