October, 2018

  • 15 October

    Microsoft Ends Support for Minecraft on Apple TV | News & Opinion

    Updates and support quietly ended for Minecraft on Apple TV back on Sept. 24, but it doesn’t mean the game will stop working on Apple’s device. You can continue to build your world and use the Marketplace and Minecoins. Minecraft is one of the widest available games in terms of …

  • 15 October

    Amazon Echo Dot (2018) Review & Rating

    Amazon’s new Echo Dot ($49) looks good and sounds great. With vastly improved sound, it’s now a distinctly better smart speaker than the Google Home Mini, and can replace the larger $99 Echo for less picky folks. That makes it our Editor’s Choice for entry-level smart speakers. If you already …

  • 15 October

    Dell UltraSharp 49 is a big monitor matched by a big price

    Two UltraSharp 49 monitors stacked vertically, because more is better. Lori Grunin/CNET There’s a reason Dell is specifically targeting the finance industry with its new UltraSharp 49 curved monitor: it’s a hard sell at $1,700 (roughly £1,290 or AU$2,400).  Unlike Samsung‘s slightly less expensive (and lower resolution) C49HG90, the 49-inch U4919DW …

  • 15 October

    Huawei Mate 20 Price, Specifications, and More: Everything We Know Ahead of the Launch

    Huawei is all set for its Mate 20 series launch in London on Tuesday, and the Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, and Mate 20X smartphones are largely expected to go official. The three devices will be powered by the newly announced HiSilicon Kirin 980 SoC, feature triple cameras, and are …

  • 15 October

    Montblanc Summit 2 shoots for the high end of Google smartwatches

    James Martin/CNET Google doesn’t have its own premium Pixel smartwatch — not yet, anyway — but there are plenty of smartwatches with Google’s newly updated Wear OS software with added fitness tracking and NFC mobile payments hitting stores this fall. And some of them will have those brand-new Qualcomm chips that …

  • 15 October

    Adobe Reveals ‘Rush’ for Quick Video Edits, iPad Photoshop Preview

    Adobe’s annual MAX conference in Los Angeles serves as a venue for in-depth software training sessions for creatives and a platform for new product announcements. The big news from this year’s show is the release of a new fast video-editing app called Premiere Rush CC. But Adobe also showed off: …

  • 15 October

    Realme Claims to Have Sold Over 10 Lakh Phones Units During Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale

    Realme on Monday revealed that it has sold over 10 lakh smartphone units during Flipkart Big Billion Days sale that was held last week. The company, which started its journey as a subsidiary of Oppo but recently became a separate entity, also announced that the Realme C1 reached the milestone …

  • 15 October

    Palm is a 3.3-inch Android sidekick that won’t replace your phone

    Aww, isn’t the new Palm just adorable? Sarah Tew/CNET Imagine a mini iPhone so tiny it fits neatly into the palm of your hand and into your tightest jeans pocket. But it isn’t an iPhone. It isn’t even a phone at all. This 3.3-inch gadget is the new Palm, a …

  • 15 October

    India’s Data Localisation Decision Leaves Global Digital Payment Firms in a Bind

    With the government on Monday saying it will not relax the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) October 15 deadline for data localisation, the road ahead has become tough for global digital payment providers who have sought more time to comply with the guidelines. The RBI guidelines say that all digital …

  • 15 October

    China Is Getting a Pink Surface Laptop 2 | News & Opinion

    If you want a Blush pink Surface Laptop 2 to go with your Rose Gold iPhone, you’ll have to head to China tomorrow. Alternatively, you can wait and hope this is only a timed exclusive from Microsoft. Earlier this month, Microsoft announced it was updating the Surface Laptop launched last …