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The Last of Us Part II leakers were not from Naughty Dog, according to Sony

The leaks weren’t coming from the inside, apparently.

What you need to know The Last of Us Part II suffered major plot leaks the other day. Rumors pointed towards a disgruntled Naughty Dog employee leaking it. Sony has identified the leakers and confirmed they were not affiliated with Sony or Naughty Dog in any way.

Fans were taken by surprise last week when someone had apparently leaked the entire plot and ending to The Last of Us  [Read More…]

TikTok registers 2 billion global downloads according to latest data

Over 75% of those downloads came from Android users…

What you need to know Data suggests TikTok has surpassed 2 billion global downloads.. TikTok has also generated over $ 450M in spending. Its Q1 performance has been record-breaking.

Popular video app TikTok has surpassed 2 billion global downloads on iOS and Android, according to the latest data from Sensor Tower

The report states:

Social video app TikTok from ByteDance has been downloaded more than 2 billion times  [Read More…]

There isn’t going to be a Snapdragon 865+, according to Meizu

The Snapdragon 865 will remain top dog for a while.

What you need to know Qualcomm is probably not releasing a Snapdragon 865+ this year despite early rumors to the contrary. Meizu’s CMO, Wan Zhigiang, shared the information in a post on Weibo. Qualcomm had previously released an 855+ last year mid-cycle, fueling expectations that it would do so this year.

Qualcomm was expected to follow up its flagship Snapdragon 865 with a secondary 865+ SoC later  [Read More…]

Amazon is preparing for Prime Day 2020 as usual according to new emails

What you need to know Amazon is still preparing for Prime Day 2020 as normal according to newly obtained emails. Sellers are being notified to have stock ready to ship to Amazon by mid-May. The event will likely take place in mid-July as usual.

Last month it was reported that Amazon was unsure of what impacts our current situations would have on Prime Day 2020, but some leaked emails now show that Amazon is continuing to push forward  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S20 will have a 5x optical zoom according to latest report

Korean optics manufacturer makes no mention of components for 10x optical zoom in the Galaxy S20.

What you need to know A report out of Korea shows that optics manufacturer Optrontech is supplying prisms that support 5x optical zoom for the Samsung Galaxy S20. That contradicts previous rumors that the Galaxy S20 Ultra will sport a camera with 10x optical zoom. It’s still possible that the S20 Ultra could feature a 10x digital zoom though.

With the  [Read More…]

Players will be waiting a while longer for Destiny 3, according to Bungie

You’ll be waiting for a while before there’s news of Destiny 3.

What you need to know Destiny 2’s latest major event, the Season of Dawn, recently kicked off. In a recent interview, Bungie stated that it’ll be a while before there’s any news on Destiny 3. Destiny 2: Shadowkeep Deluxe Edition is $ 60 for PlayStation 4.

Destiny 2 first released in 2017 and since then, it’s seen plentiful new expansions and updates, alongside some bold  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 gets 650k pre-orders in 5 days according to official numbers

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has defied common sense to break pre-order records despite the battery fires and global recall fiasco of last year’s Galaxy Note 7. Samsung has now released figures on how well the device is really doing.

In five days, the Note 8 got 650,000 pre-orders across 40 countries, beating the Note 7 by two and a half times in the same time period. This is a very impressive number even for Samsung, meaning that the previous recall didn’t seem to damage  [Read More…]

These are the phones that receive regular security patches, according to Google

Pixels, a lot of Nexus devices, and a few names that are a welcome addition.

In its 2016 Android security year in review post, Google highlighted steps it has taken over the course of the year to thrawt malware and malicious apps on the Play Store. The company said that only 0.05% of apps downloaded from the Play Store in 2016 had a Potentially Harmful Application, down from 0.15% in 2015. Verify Apps — which periodically scans  [Read More…]

Android Wear 2.0 updates will start rolling out in March, according to Fossil

Android Wear 2.0 is only a couple of weeks away.

While it’s true you could get your hands on the latest and greatest from Android Wear if you were willing to drop some money on a shiny new LG Watch Sport or Style, those still happy with their existing watch had some waiting to do. It has been clear for a while that a lot of Android Wear watches would be updated, but what wasn’t entirely clear was how  [Read More…]

Best games according to the AC Community

We want to know what games you’re playing!

Let’s face it, with hundreds of thousands of games in the Google Play Store, it can be tough to give every worthwhile game the attention and praise it deserves. We try to shine a light on what we consider to be the best games available for Android, and we’re always excited to read the comments and see which games we may have overlooked.

In an effort to strengthen that  [Read More…]