Tag Archive: Reportedly

PS4 games reportedly have to run on PS5 starting in July

New procedures for games right around the corner.

What you need to know Per a new Eurogamer report, Sony is requiring developers to support PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 starting July 13. Any games submitted beyond that point must run on both sets of hardware. This does not necessarily apply to PlayStation 4 games releasing after July 13, which were submitted to certification beforehand. The PlayStation 5 is set to be available sometime in Holiday 2020.

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The Last of Us Part II is reportedly banned in parts of the Middle East

You might need a workaround if you want to play Naughty Dog’s latest in a couple of countries.

What you need to know The Last of Us Part II is not available on the PlayStation Saudi Arabia or United Arab Emirates storefronts. According to PlayStation Support, this is because it has been banned by the “competent authorities” in charge. The Last of Us Part II is set to release on June 19, 2020.

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Verizon’s Galaxy A71 5G will reportedly have the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765

There is no word yet on whether the U.S. Galaxy A51 5G variant will feature the same chipset.

What you need to know The Galaxy A71 5G headed to Verizon will apparently feature the Snapdragon 765 chipset. In South Korea, the Galaxy A71 5G is powered by Samsung’s in-house developed Exynos 980 chipset. The Verizon variant of the Galaxy A71 5G is expected to go on sale by late June or early July.

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LG’s next ‘premium’ mid-ranger will reportedly feature a rotating screen

It could be powered by a Snapdragon 765 chipset, just like the LG Velvet.

What you need to know LG is said to be working on a phone with a rotating screen. It is apparently codenamed “Wing” and is going to be powered by a Snapdragon 7 series chipset. The phone is expected to have a 6.8-inch main display and a secondary 4-inch screen with a 1:1 aspect ratio.

Earlier this month, LG introduced the Velvet, its  [Read More…]

India’s Aarogya Setu contact tracing app is reportedly a privacy nightmare

Smartphone makers in India are being asked to preinstall the app on new devices.

What you need to know The Aarogya Setu contact tracing app reportedly enables federal surveillance. It was launched by the Indian government last month to help fight COVID-19 in the country. The app has been installed by over 75 million smartphone users in India so far.

India rolled out a contact tracing app called Aarogya Setu last month to help track coronavirus infection  [Read More…]

Facebook is reportedly planning to sell personalized ads in WhatsApp

However, it could take a while before ads start appearing in WhatsApp.

What you need to know A new report claims Facebook plans to start selling ads in WhatsApp eventually. Facebook could implement targeted ads on the encrypted messaging app by matching users’ WhatsApp phone numbers with their Facebook account. The social networking giant will be able to begin showing ads in WhatsApp only after it finishes linking all its social platforms.

In late 2018, Facebook had  [Read More…]

OnePlus Z launch has reportedly been delayed until summer

The phone’s launch date has apparently been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

What you need to know According to a new rumor, the mid-range OnePlus Z is still on its way. Its has apparently been postponed due to the coronavirus crisis and is now expected to debut this summer. The phone is rumored to feature a MediaTek Dimensity 1000 chipset and a flat AMOLED display.

The rumored mid-range OnePlus smartphone was a no-show at the company’s  [Read More…]

Samsung is reportedly shifting focus to hybrid QD-OLED displays

QD-OLED technology offers several advantages over current-gen OLED displays.

What you need to know Samsung is reportedly shifting its focus from LCD to its next-generation QD-OLED technology. The company is spending nearly $ 11 billion to build a manufacturing facility to produce QD-OLED panels.. QD-OLED displays are claimed to have a longer life compared to current-gen OLED displays, along with a wider color gamut and higher brightness.

Samsung is set to end all LCD production at its  [Read More…]

Resident Evil 4 remake is reportedly in development and releasing in 2022

The remake train is reportedly continuing on.

What you need to know Capcom has been finding critical and commercial success remaking older Resident Evil titles. According to an exclusive report from VGC, Resident Evil 4 remake is up next. This project reportedly is being developed by M-Two, led by former head of PlatinumGames Tatsuya Minami. Capcom will also lend support to the project.

With Resident Evil 2 and Resident Evil 3 both receiving remakes in 2019 and  [Read More…]

The highest-end OnePlus 8 Pro will reportedly cost over €1000 in Europe

Comparatively, the baseline OnePlus 8 will have a starting price of €719.

What you need to know Pricing for the OnePlus 8 series was spotted by WinFuture via a European retailer’s website. The OnePlus 8 Pro with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage is slated to cost €1019. At the opposite end, the base OnePlus 8 will start at €719.

On April 14, OnePlus is set to fully unveil its upcoming OnePlus 8 series of smartphones.  [Read More…]