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OnePlus confirms it’s going to make cheap Android phones again

It’s part of a strategy to create an entire ecosystem of devices.

What you need to know In a recent interview, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau said his company is re-focusing efforts to create cheap phones once again. It’s part of a new strategy to create an ecosystem of connected OnePlus devices. More premium phones like the OnePlus 8 Pro aren’t going away.

If you’re a long-time OnePlus fan, chances are the company’s last couple of releases have  [Read More…]

Ubisoft confirms 11 games this console cycle sold over 10 million copies

The publishing giant has seen massive increases in multiple franchises over the last console generation.

What you need to know Ubisoft’s Q4 and end of year results have been posted. 11 Ubisoft games have sold over 10 million copies in the current console generation. There are five major games planned for the next financial year but one of them may be delayed.

Ubisoft has posted its results for Q4 and the end of the fiscal year, as  [Read More…]

Irish government confirms it will use de-centralized contact tracing model

It means user data will only be held on individual devices, not a server.

What you need to know The Irish government has revealed its plans for its contact tracing app. It says it’s actively involved with Apple and Google to help develop a national app to help with contact tracing. The app will use a ‘de-centralized’ model, which means user data will not be kept on a central server, only user’s devices.

The Irish government has  [Read More…]

LG confirms key specs of its Velvet smartphone ahead of May 7 launch

The phone is set to make its global debut at an online launch event on May 7.

What you need to know LG has officially revealed the Velvet ahead of its May 7 launch. It features a 6.8-inch Cinema FullVision display and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765 chipset. The smartphone will go on sale in South Korea starting May 15.

LG had announced last week that it will be taking the wraps off its new Velvet smartphone at an  [Read More…]

Samsung ‘officially’ confirms Galaxy S20 moniker for its next flagship

The Galaxy S20 will be a massive upgrade over its predecessor.

What you need to know A case for the Galaxy S20 was accidentally listed on Samsung’s German site, confirming the name and design of its upcoming flagship phone. The Galaxy S20 is set to be unveiled at Samsung’s Unpacked event on February 11. Along with the Galaxy S20 series, the foldable Galaxy Z Flip is also expected to be announced at the event next week.

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OnePlus CEO confirms ‘invisible camera’ will come to consumer devices

Lau also shared his thoughts on foldable phones.

What you need to know OnePlus CEO Pete Lau confirmed we will see the disappearing camera tech in a consumer product in the future. The invisible camera tech was shown off at CES 2020 with OnePlus’s first-ever concept phone, the OnePlus Concept One. On the topic of foldables, Lau believes that currently the benefits are “outweighed by the shortcomings or the disadvantages of the current state of the technology.”  [Read More…]

Jon Favreau confirms that Baby Yoda isn’t Yoda

The Mandalorian takes place well after Yoda becomes one with The Force.

What you need to know Yoda is long gone at this point in the timeline of Star Wars, nixing any possibility that this could actually be Yoda. The Mandalorian creator Jon Favreau won’t comment on speculation of Baby Yoda’s actual origins. Season 2 of The Mandalorian will reveal more, but that won’t be available until Fall 2020.

Curious minds have been wondering about the origins  [Read More…]

Ryan Reynolds confirms Deadpool 3 is in the works

Reynolds and his team are working with Marvel in creating the next Deadpool.

What you need to know During an interview on Live with Kelly and Ryan, Reynolds confirmed that Deadpool 3 was in the works. Previously, as part of Fox, Deadpool 1 & 2 were rated R films. It was not revealed whether Deadpool would be integrated into the Marvel Cinematic Universe or not.

It seems the Merc with a Mouth is heading over to Disney  [Read More…]

Samsung confirms the Galaxy Tab S6 5G is on its way

It remains to be seen if the Galaxy Tab S6 5G will be launched in the U.S.

What you need to know Samsung has confirmed that the Galaxy Tab S6 5G will soon be launched. The 5G-enabled tablet has been listed as “coming soon” on the Samsung Korea website. Even though no details have surfaced yet, the Galaxy Tab S6 5G is expected to be similar to the standard Tab S6 in terms of hardware specs.

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Valve confirms Half-Life: Alyx, its ‘flagship VR game’

Insert Half-Life 3 joke here.

Valve, the company best known for the Half-Life franchise and Portal, among others, in a surprise announcement on Monday, announced that its next title will be for VR and will be titled Half-Life: Alyx.

It announced that the title will be Valve Software’s “flagship VR game. The company also said it’ll reveal more details on Thursday Nov. 21 at 10 a.m. PDT. We’ll be sure to bring you the latest on that.

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