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BlizzCon 2020 canceled with a possible replacement event coming early 2021

The annual event for all things Blizzard won’t be held this year.

What you need to know BlizzCon, Blizzard Entertainment’s annual event, won’t be held in 2020. This decision was reached after Blizzard evaluated the state of the world with the ongoing pandemic. There may however be a replacement event sometime in early 2021.

Another big event in 2020 is being canceled. Today, Blizzard Entertainment announced that BlizzCon 2020 is canceled due to the the state of  [Read More…]

Early Pixel 4a benchmarks show promising results

The Pixel 4a shows off favorably against the 3 XL and the 3a.

What you need to know Google’s Pixel 4a has been benchmarked against older Pixels, weeks before release. Predictably, the Pixel 4 handily outperforms the Pixel 4a. Just as predictably, the newer phone fares better against the Pixel 3a XL and the 3 XL.

After reviewing the Pixel 4a’s camera last week, TecnoLike Plus and XDA Developers have teamed up to benchmark the upcoming Pixel,  [Read More…]

Here’s an early look at Walmart’s new dirt cheap Android 10 tablets

The yet to be announced tablets will be a nice upgrade to last year’s budget Android 9 tablets.

What you need to know There will be an 8 and 10-inch offering, each running Android 10 out of the box. A MediaTek MT8768WA processor will power the tablets. Pricing is expected to be $ 99 for the 8-inch and $ 129 for the 10-inch variation.

Yes, Android tablets are still a thing — and there are great options  [Read More…]

Frozen 2 starts streaming on Disney Plus March 15, three months early

What you need to know Frozen 2 will be available to stream on Disney+ in the U.S. on March 15 It will be available internationally starting on March 17. This release comes three months earlier than it was originally supposed to be available.

Not all companies use Friday nights to dump bad news on us! Disney has just announced that beginning March 15 Frozen 2 will be available to stream on Disney+. This means that you’ll be able  [Read More…]

Samsung is shipping Galaxy S20 units as much as five days early

Good news for early adopters.

What you need to know Galaxy S20 units appear to be arriving as much as five days early. Phone officially goes on sale Friday, March 6. Early buyers should expect a camera patch shortly after release.

Samsung made Galaxy S20 buyers wait almost a month between announcement and release, but the wait is going to be slightly less interminable for some users. Some buyers, including Android Central’s own video editor, Hayato Huseman,  [Read More…]

The Pixel 5 makes an early appearance in AOSP

It could also launch as a more mid-range device than we’ve expected.

What you need to know A reference to the Pixel 5 has been spotted in AOSP code. This is the first concrete evidence, other than expectation, that Google’s next flagship will be called the Pixel 5. There’s a possibility that the Pixel 5 may support 5G, and be more midrange than previous Pixels.

Google is expected to launch a bunch of new Pixels this year.  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S20 pops up early on Amazon UAE before the Feb 11 launch

Currently, unavailable for purchase or pre-order.

What you need to know The Samsung Galaxy S20 has shown up on the Amazon UAE site days before launch. The listing is for the Cloud Blue model with a price of 3,112.72 Arab Emirate dirham, or around $ 847 USD. Key specs confirmed are the 120Hz Infinity-O display, 30x Space Zoom, and 4000mAh battery.

The Samsung Unpacked event is less than a week away, where we expect to see the  [Read More…]

Early Access owners of Dreams can play the full game on February 11

If you jumped into the Early Access version of Dreams last year, you’ll be playing the full game a little early.

What you need to know Dreams has been in development by Media Molecule for several years. In 2019, a limited amount of players were allowed to buy an Early Access version. Any Early Access players will be allowed to play the full game three days before the release date. You can preorder Dreams on PlayStation 4  [Read More…]

California gets its first real alert through Earthquake Early Warning app

Well, 40 people got the warning…

What you need to know California residents have received their first-ever real earthquake alert. The alert went out via the MyShake app, for an earthquake in Parkfield, CA. More than 40 people received the alert about 1 second before it hit.

A select number of California residents have received the first-ever public alert through the app MyShake, a statewide Earthquake Early Warning System.

As reported by LA Times, the alert was  [Read More…]

Adobe’s Photoshop Camera is now available for Android as an early preview

While the app isn’t live in the Play Store, the preview gives us a lot of info on how the app will work when it is released.

What you need to know Adobe Photoshop Camera (PsC) isn’t officially until 2020. The preview APK for Photoshop Camera is limited to Android 9 and above. Not all phones running Android 9 or higher can use Photoshop Camera.

Adobe Photoshop is a powerful tool used all over the world to  [Read More…]