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Meet the first power bank to charge the Note 10+ at its full 45W speed

20 minutes to recharge this battery pack? Yes, please!

When the Note 10+ was first announced back in August, its claims of 45W charging made me sit up and cheer, especially because on launch day, all we thought you needed to use it was Power Delivery, an open and widely supported standard. Alas, Samsung had to be Samsung and utilized a substandard of USB Power Delivery charging called PPS, which kicked users back down to lower speeds  [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…]

Here’s your first look at the upcoming Huawei P40 and P40 Pro

The P40 and P40 Pro will launch in March without any Google apps or services.

What you need to know CAD-based renders showing Huawei’s upcoming P40 and P40 Pro phones have surfaced. Both the phones will have large, rectangular camera modules on the back. The Huawei P40 will apparently have a flat display, while the P40 Pro will come with a curved display.

Huawei CEO Richard Yu had confirmed earlier this week that the company’s next P  [Read More…]

Arizona Sunshine for Oculus Quest gets its first free DLC

Two-handed weapons mark the first of three free DLCs planned for Arizona Sunshine on the Oculus Quest

What you need to know The first of three planned free DLC packs for Arizona Sunshine is now available for the Oculus Quest. Players can update the game within their Oculus Quest Home screens to receive the new content. This DLC focuses on two-handed weapons which add significant firepower improvements to the game.

It was already impressive enough that Vertigo  [Read More…]

Remedy unveils first Control DLC at The Game Awards

No Alan Wake yet.

What you need to know Control: Expeditions is a free end-game expansion for all players. The mode involves interacting with the Jukebox and completing time-based challenges. Remedy also announced that the first paid DLC will hit in March 2020.

Remedy unveiled the first of its DLC for the award-winning 2019 hit Control at the Game Awards Thursday night.

Control: Expeditions is the first part of the company’s previously-announced DLC roadmap to get footage,  [Read More…]

Amazon and Onida team up to launch first Fire TV Edition smart TVs in India

After North America and Europe, Amazon has finally launched its first Fire TV Edition smart TVs in India.

What you need to know Amazon has partnered with Onida to bring Fire TV Edition smart TVs to the Indian market. The Onida Fire TV Edition comes in two sizes – 32-inch and 43-inch. Both models will be available for purchase via Amazon.in starting from December 20.

Amazon today announced the launch of new Fire TV Edition smart TVs  [Read More…]

Leaked renders give us our first look at the mid-range OnePlus 8 Lite

The phone’s tech specs remain a mystery at this point.

What you need to know The first renders of OnePlus’ first mid-range phone since the OnePlus X have surfaced. It could be called the OnePlus 8 Lite and will have a centered hole-punch cutout similar to the Samsung Galaxy S11. On the back of the phone will be a dual camera setup, along with an LED flash and a ToF sensor.

In October 2015, OnePlus announced its  [Read More…]

Nest Wifi is on sale for the first time ever this Cyber Monday

Your Wi-Fi router is boring tech. A Wi-Fi router should be one of those things you fiddle with once then never have to touch again and it just sits there like a lump of plastic and does its thing, day in and day out. A Wi-Fi router is just not cool the way something like a Nest Mini is.

Unless your Wi-Fi router is a Nest Wifi.

Speaker or speed, it’s up to you Nest Wifi

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Motorola’s first phone with a pop-up selfie camera will debut on December 3

The mid-range smartphone will have a 64MP primary rear camera.

What you need to know Motorola’s first smartphone featuring a pop-up selfie camera will be unveiled on December 3. The smartphone, which is expected to be called the One Hyper, will also come with a 64MP rear camera. Rumored specs of the phone include a 6.39-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 675 chipset, and 4GB of RAM.

Lenovo-owned smartphone maker Motorola Mobility has released a teaser (via IndiaShopps) for  [Read More…]

MediaTek debuts its first smartphone SoC with 5G, and tons of great specs

Devices with the new platform will hit the mass market in early 2020.

What you need to know The new Dimensity 1000 SoC is built on a 7nm process with 4x Cortex-A77 cores and impressive specs. Integrated Sub-6 5G modem provides high speeds and power saving, with dual-SIM and carrier aggregation. Devices with the Dimensity 1000 will begin hitting the market in late 2019, with wide rollout through 2020.

MediaTek is debuting its latest round of mobile  [Read More…]