Tag Archive: Coming

Samsung’s excellent Galaxy A50 mid-ranger is coming to the U.S. for $350

The phone will be available for purchase on June 13.

What you need to know The Galaxy A50 is heading to Verizon on June 13 for $ 350. Samsung’s bringing the A20 and A10e to the U.S. “in the coming weeks.” Expect more A-series phones on AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, and Xfinity Mobile.

The mid-range smartphone market in the U.S. is about to get a lot more interesting. Following standouts like the Nokia 7.1 and Pixel  [Read More…]

Uplay+ subscription service for Ubisoft games announced, coming to Stadia

Play over 100+ Ubisoft games for a monthly fee.

What you need to know Uplay+ is a subscription service for Ubisoft games. It will cost $ 15/month. Uplay+ launches in September. It will come to Stadia.

Ubisoft announced Uplay+ during its E3 2019 press conference, an online subscription service that gives members access to over 100 Ubisoft titles for a monthly fee. This looks to be the publisher’s response to Electronic Arts’ EA Access subscription, which provided  [Read More…]

Android Pie is finally coming to the LG G7 in the U.S. and Europe

Verizon users appear to be the first to receive the update here in the U.S.

What you need to know The Android 9 Pie update is rolling out to LG G7 users in Europe and the U.S. The update includes gesture navigation, adaptive battery, and Cine Shot among other improvements. Verizon users appear to be the first to receive the update in the U.S.

At long last, LG G7 users outside of South Korea are  [Read More…]

Destiny 2 possibly coming to Google Stadia with cross-saves

Google Stadia seems to be getting a lot of support.

What you need to know Destiny 2 is getting a new expansion this fall. The ability to transfer saves between platforms is also rumored. Kotaku says that Destiny 2 is coming to Google Stadia later this year. You can purchase the game for $ 20 on Amazon.

It seems as though the Destiny 2 leaks don’t plan on ceasing anytime soon. Yesterday, datamined files revealed that a  [Read More…]

Baldur’s Gate and more D&D classics are coming to modern consoles

Your favorite RPGs are back and better than ever.

What you need to know Larian Studios recently teased Baldur’s Gate 3. Baldur’s Gate, Planetscape, and Neverwinter Nights are coming to modern consoles. Each game will come with all DLC and expansions this fall.

The Dungeons & Dragons resurgence has done wonders for the popularity of tabletop role-playing games, and now that success is bridging the gap to modern consoles. It’s sometimes hard to justify enhancing decades-old video games,  [Read More…]

Custom levels are coming to Beat Saber on the Oculus Quest

What you need to know Custom level support is coming to Beat Saber on the Oculus Quest. The tweet announcing it specifically mentions Custom Levels, not custom songs. The update has no confirmed release date or timeline.

Beat Saber is one of the most popular titles on several VR platforms, including the Oculus Quest. The official Beat Saber Twitter account stated that support for custom levels is on the way. Once this is rolled out, users will be  [Read More…]

ARM Cortex A77 FAQ: Speed, efficiency, and AI coming in 2020

ARM’s latest processor will turbocharge next year’s flagships.

ARM’s Cortex A76 CPU is at the heart of the latest mobile chipsets — Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 and HiSilicon’s Kirin 980 use designs based on the core — and it’s safe to say that the core has been a standout winner for ARM. The switch to the 7nm node coupled with a brand new microarchitecture has allowed ARM to offer substantial increases in performance and energy efficiency to the  [Read More…]

Google Pay is coming to some NYC public transit routes on May 31

Google Assistant and Maps integration will also make it easier to find your ride.

What you need to know Contactless payments will be supported on certain NYC public transit routes beginning on May 31. Google Maps and Assistant can now give real-time transit info for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in NYC. The real-time transit features will also begin rolling out to other cities including London and Melbourne in the coming weeks.

Contactless payments have added a certain  [Read More…]

The Sony Xperia 1 is coming to the U.S. on July 12 for a hefty $950

You’re getting a lot of phone for the price, but wow that price.

What you need to know Sony Xperia 1 will be available beginning July 12 for $ 949.99. It will be available from Amazon, B&H Photo, Focus Camera, and other retailers. The Xperia 1 is the first phone to feature a 21:9 CinemaWide 4K OLED display.

We last got a look at Sony’s new offerings at MWC back in February, where it debuted the Xperia  [Read More…]

Intel’s MDS vulnerability is slowing down Chrome OS, but a fix is coming

Hyper-threading is disabled by default in version 74, but you can turn it back on if you need it.

Google has pushed out a Chrome OS update (version 74) with a quick fix for the new MDS vulnerabilities that can let a bad actor read privileged portions of memory. That’s the good news; the bad is that to make sure any exploits can’t affect Chrome users, Hyper-Threading is now disabled by default.

A new round of Intel  [Read More…]