Tag Archive: talks

Think Google Assistant talks too much? The company has a fix for that

It’s only rolling out to select Pixel 4s, though.

What you need to know Some users report seeing a new setting that lets you ask Google Assistant to provide shorter responses to your queries. Only Pixel 4 owners with the new Assistant seem to have the option enabled. The new feature might not be entirely polished in its current state.

Is Google’s digital assistant a little too verbose for your liking? You’re not the only one, and  [Read More…]

Naughty Dog talks The Last of Us Part II in a new video with new gameplay

Check out new gameplay clips and learn more about The Last of Us Part II in a new video, Inside the Demo.

What you need to know September 26 is Outbreak Day for The Last of Us, the day the infection spread wildly. In celebration of Outbreak Day, Naughty Dog has released a new video, Inside the Demo, showing new gameplay and insight into the development of The Last of Us Part II. The Last of Us  [Read More…]

CD Projekt Red talks about expanding character customization options

CD Projekt Red talks about expanding character customization options following feedback received

What you need to know In Cyberpunk 2077, players craft V, a mercenary with a variety of possible backgrounds and features. Following feedback received at E3 2019, CD Projekt Red is expanding the customization options for V, allowing players to choose body types and voices separately. Cyberpunk 2077 is currently scheduled to release on April 16, 2020. You can preorder Cyberpunk 2077 on Amazon for  [Read More…]

OnePlus Image Product Manager talks OnePlus 7 Pro in new interview

The delays in features and DxOMark software are due to a small team and limited resources.

What you need to know OnePlus has an 80 person camera team and it’s currently hiring additional staff. Delayed features are due to limited resources. You can only take RAW photos in 12MP because it provides better quality than at 48MP.

Recently, the folks over at GSMArena took a trip to Taipei, Taiwan to visit the OnePlus camera lab. While they  [Read More…]

Intel is holding talks with a potential buyer over its wireless patents

What you need to know Intel is holding exclusive talks with one company about purchasing its vast number of patents. Intel’s James Kovacs emailed other interested parties notifying them of the development. The report goes on to speculate the company in question could be Apple, which is very interested in wireless patents.

That potential buyer is speculated to be Apple.

Intel has been putting off auctioning off over 8,500 wireless patents in lieu of holding a period  [Read More…]

OnePlus wants to begin talks with U.S. carriers

The next OnePlus phone will also be here in late Q2.

Ever since the launch of the OnePlus One in 2014, OnePlus has always sold its phones unlocked through its website to customers in the United States. Buying unlocked typically makes the most economic sense in the long run, but there’s no doubt that availability on wireless carriers results in greater visibility and considerably more sales.

In an interview with CNET, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau confirmed that  [Read More…]

Xiaomi also said to be in talks with AT&T, Verizon for US launch

For the past few years, we’ve been constantly hearing rumors that Xiaomi – a Chinese OEM that’s very popular in Asia – plans to bring its sleek yet affordable smartphones to the US. Back in April, Xiaomi’s new global chief Wang Xiang, said in an interview following the Mi 6 flagship’s launch, that the company’s […]

Google reportedly in talks to buy HTC smartphone business

Taiwanese press reports Google is in the ‘final stage’ of negotiations which could see it become a ‘strategic partner’ for HTC — or buy the struggling phone biz in its entirety.

Following a dire financial performance in August, resulting in the manufacturer’s lowest monthly revenue figures in 13 years, the Taiwanese press is reporting that HTC is in the “final stage” of talks with Google around a possible sale of the former’s struggling smartphone business.

Digitimes reports  [Read More…]

Sprint and SoftBank start informal talks over T-Mobile merger

Sprint’s parent company starts mulling a merger with T-Mobile.

Executives from SoftBank — Sprint’s largest shareholder — have started “preliminary conversations” about an eventual merger with Deutsche Telekom, which owns 65% of T-Mobile, according to Bloomberg. Sprint tried acquiring T-Mobile back in 2014, but the deal fell through over regulatory hurdles. Specifically, the Federal Communications Commission barred any mergers as it was conducting an $ 19.8 billion wireless spectrum auction. That ended on April 27, opening up the door  [Read More…]

Exclusive: HMD lead talks Nokia’s approach to Android

Last night Nokia in partnership with HMD took the stage at MWC 2017 to announce its comeback into the world of smartphones with Android onboard. And this morning I had the opportunity to sit down a bit with HMD’s chief product officer, Juho Sarvikas and talk more about Nokia’s return to smartphones and plans for […]