Tag Archive: Soon

Google Stadia may get on-screen touch controls soon

Soon you won’t need a controller.

What you need to know Google Stadia is a cloud game streaming service. Google keeps on adding new features to the platform. On-screen controls are coming soon. You can purchase a Stadia bundle for $ 130 through the Google Store.

Google Stadia is a cloud game streaming service that launched in November 2019 to a lot of excitement. While there is still an issue when it comes to having an expansive  [Read More…]

We should be learning about the PS5 and its launch games very soon

With E3 out of the picture, Sony looks to do its own thing.

There’s been a rumored PlayStation 5 reveal event set to take place every month this year, and while nothing has materialized yet, that is set to change. According to VentureBeat’s Jeff Grubb, PlayStation allegedly plans to hold an event in early June. His sources indicated that the event was originally planned for June 4, but that appears to have changed by a matter of  [Read More…]

Google’s Messages app may soon gain end-to-end encryption for RCS messages

Google Fi integration will also come to the Messages app in the near future.

What you need to know An APK teardown of Google Messages v6.2 has revealed that the messaging app may soon gain end-to-end encryption for RCS chats. Both the sender and receiver will need to have a good internet connection for end-to-end encryption to work. There is no word yet on exactly when end-to-end encryption will arrive.

Google began testing iMessage-like reactions in RCS  [Read More…]

Facebook VP says that AAA titles for Oculus Quest are coming soon

There are some caveats, however.

What you need to know Jason Rubin, VP of special gaming initiatives at Facebook, says that there is interest in making the Quest/other Oculus products more powerful. Users can expect to see more AAA titles within the next year or so. Whether that can be accomplished without cloud computing is unclear at this time.

The Oculus Quest is a great, consumer-ready VR headset with one small issue: its catalog. While there are  [Read More…]

OnePlus 8 Pro’s color filter camera will soon be temporarily disabled

The company will tweak how the sensor works before re-enabling it.

What you need to know OnePlus will disable the OnePlus 8 Pro’s color filter camera with an upcoming update. It was recently discovered that the color filter camera is capable of seeing through plastic and certain types of cloth. OnePlus says the camera will be re-enabled in the future after it fixes the “x-ray” problem.

Earlier this month, a few OnePlus 8 Pro users on Reddit  [Read More…]

Trump administration will soon begin blocking Huawei’s global chip supply

TSMC and other chipmakers will no longer be able to supply chips to Huawei without first obtaining a license from the U.S.

What you need to know U.S. will soon begin blocking shipments to Huawei from global chipmakers. The announcement comes just a day after President Donald Trump extended the ban on Huawei and ZTE for another year. Huawei could soon lose access to all semiconductors made using U.S. software and technology.

Just a day after the  [Read More…]

Samsung could soon launch a Snapdragon 865-powered foldable for $1,100

Its relatively affordable price tag could help make foldable phones a lot more popular.

What you need to know Samsung could be working on an “affordable” foldable phone called the Galaxy Fold Lite. The phone is tipped to be powered by a Snapdragon 865 processor and feature a smaller outer display than the Galaxy Fold. Just like the Galaxy Z Flip, it is expected to lack 5G support.

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold, despite being an impressive engineering feat,  [Read More…]

Google will soon fix one of Duo’s biggest problems, and we’re thrilled

Duo will finally allow users to share invite links to add friends to a group call.

What you need to know You may soon be able to share invite links for group video and audio calls in Google Duo. People who receive an invite link will be able to tap on it to join a group call instantly. There is currently no word on the feature’s release timeline.

Unlike Google’s previous communications apps, Duo has proved to  [Read More…]

Live Caption for phone calls may be coming to Android very soon

It’s accompanied by an automated message to ensure the participants’ privacy.

What you need to know Live Caption will soon work with phone calls. Code found in the third Android 11 Developer Preview shows Google is actively working on the feature. Turning it on will be accompanied by an automated message informing other participants that the call is being transcribed.

When it launched with Android 10 last year, Live Caption was one of the most exciting new  [Read More…]

OnePlus 8 Pro’s green tint issue will soon be fixed with an OTA update

OnePlus recommends disabling DC dimming to “fix” the green tint.

Updated 5:20 PM ET: Since publishing this story, OnePlus has reached out with the following response — “OnePlus values user feedback and is committed to delivering the best smartphone experience. Our team is currently investigating these reports to identify the best solutions for our users, and we will issue updates as soon as they are ready. Regarding the green tint, we are working to resolve this in  [Read More…]