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West Virginia Offers Blockchain Voting Option for Midterm Elections

But West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner said that voting on the blockchain is a good complement to paper ballots and allows soldiers a more conv...


Fortnite now available on Android, Samsung exclusive until August 12

Since the Note 8 device launched a year ago, the company introduced an eight-step battery safety check process and additional testing from a third-party safety ...


Alexa will tell you when it has done its homework

Amazon Alexa will send the notification on the device where you have enabled the feature, a TechCrunch report said. It's not uncommon for digital assistants ...


Xiaomi Mi A2 launched in India: Price, specifications, features and more

According to early revelations, the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage of the model will be ideal as the entry point for the new model. The 4GB variant of the smartphon...


PUBG dev launches 'Fix PUBG ' website to address longstanding bug complaints

PUBG Battlegrounds has been given a new update on Xbox One, although fortunately no downtime is required. One of the most common complaints about PUBG's pe...


Google Pixel 3 leaks again with USB C Pixel Buds in tow

Brandon shared the screenshot of a web page on FameBit, a Google-owned YouTube influencer marketing platform. Looking at the front of the device we can see an i...


Blizzard officially announces that "multiple" Diablo projects are now in development

It seems likely that Diablo 4 is one of their long-term goals for the franchise, and we know the developer is teaming up with Titan Comics to produce a comic...


Samsung Begins Mass Production of 4-Bit 4TB SSD for Consumers

Storing more bits per cell in QLC drives inevitably means lower performance and endurance when compared to TLC, but Samsung claims it has managed to maintain ...


Super Smash Bros Direct Reveals 103+ Stages, Stage Morph Function

New Modes: A number of new competitive options were also revealed, including... We'll have to see if any more details are shared for this mode as the months pa...


Hiroshima marks 73rd anniversary of atomic bombing in WWII

In this August 8, 1945, photo, survivors walk past one of the few buildings still standing two days after the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshim...


Here's (Almost) Everything You Need to Know About the Galaxy Note 9

This will push the Galaxy Note 9's fingerprint sensor below the dual-rear camera configuration, which remains horizontally stacked. Ahead of the official laun...


Fallout 76 Beta Will Feature Full Game

The PC release of Fallout 76 will not be on Steam. What do you make of this? If you want to play Fallout 76 on PC, you'll need the Bethesda.net installer....


Samsung Galaxy Note 9 promotional video leaks ahead of launch

The original video, which appears to be an official introduction clip for the Note 9 , was taken down a few minutes later. You'll need either a Galaxy Note 9 o...


Super Smash Bros Ultimate Nintendo Direct announced

Leffen came out hot and never looked back, as he crushed the competition to win Super Smash Bros . If you prefer classic characters like Mario and Pikachu, p...


Mobile Essentials is a new rate plan that’s launching August 10th

The plan lacks any fancy add-ons like global data access or unlimited mobile hotspot, and instead focuses on what most people care strongly about. If not, and y...


Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL Launch Reportedly Set for October 4

If you're not familiar with FameBit, it acts as a bridge to link marketers and advertising agencies with content creators in order to coordinate promotional mat...


Fortnite Season 5 Guide: Week 4 Battle Pass Challenges Walkthrough

Considering that some explosive weapons have been buffed recently, this challenge shouldn't be too hard. Our map above details the exact location, and you c...


Apple to remove apps from iTunes Affiliate Program as of October 1

Affiliates using the program would make 7% of any app purchase, however, last April, Apple cut the rate down to 2.5% , indicating that its strategy for commi...


Apple Removes Alex Jones and Infowars Podcasts From iTunes

The more sweeping action taken by Apple shows how companies have responded differently to the task of regulating false information and hate speech while remaini...


AMD made a semi-custom SoC for the Chinese gaming market

The graphics chip on the SOC is a Vega GPU with 24 CUs. "Although offering less overall compute power, a 75MHz overclock on the Subor's Vega core will deliver t...


Giveaway: Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Multiplayer Beta

Below you'll find a brief introduction to every playable Specialist in Black Ops 4 (and the multiplayer private beta) and what makes each one unique. Beginnin...


Octopath Traveler Has Sold 1 Million Units Worldwide

The artwork features the eight playable characters from the game thanking fans for helping it reach 1 million copies sold. This is a big deal for numerous reaso...


Virus hits contract chipmaker TSMC's operations - Security

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company ( TSMC ) a critical partner of Apple , has been hit by a Computer Virus with several of their plants forced to close...


WhatsApp on Android to get picture-in-picture mode soon

According to a WABetaInfo report, the feature is available for WhatsApp Android beta version 2.18.234, though it is now under development and has not been...


[H]ardOCP: Fortnite on Android Forgoes the Google Play Store for Increased Revenue

Epic Games is straightforward and honest in the FAQ, revealing that the 30 percent revenue share that Google requires for all in-app purchases is the decidin...


Xbox One's Netflix-Style Game Pass Now Has A More Prominent Home

As Xbox Wire reports, the feedback Microsoft received regarding the service is that subscribers want faster access to Game Pass on their consoles, but also an...


Bangladesh violence: Armed men attack U.S. envoy's cars amid protests

The protests, which began last Sunday after two college students were struck and killed by a pair of buses, have paralyzed Dhaka , a city of 10 million. The U....


Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Multiplayer Beta Codes Giveaway

This Beta will allow gamers to experience 10 different classes and 6 different maps, a massive variety when compared to most betas. These are playable character...


Best-selling console for June in USA was the NES Classic Mini

Nintendo hasn't said it if will introduce more miniature retro consoles. On the games sales side, June debut Mario Tennis Aces was the U.S. best seller for...


BlackBerry Evolve & BlackBerry Evolve X launched in India

Probably the biggest is the chipset - the Evolve is powered up by Snapdragon 450, while its twin holds the more powerful Snapdragon 660, which happens to be...


If you’re looking for love, Facebook Dating is on the way

Just when the Facebook Dating was announced stocks of other dating sites like Tinder plunged down by 17 percent. An app researcher, Jane Manchun Wong...


Fans hike to mountain cliff for 'Mission: Impossible

Writer/Director Christopher McQuarrie is back, putting it all together with panache and taking the Mission Impossible gang around the world chasing nuclear ...


DraftKings and Kambi launch mobile sports betting in New Jersey

The DraftKings Sportsbook app will learn from your DFS play on the main app; any preferences you've set on the DK Live app and your past betting history on t...


YouTube Music Set to Get Improvements Every Two Weeks

It works for any Android phone running Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and upwards. Tap on the Spotify tab. There's plenty to choose from, with Spotify offerin...


Google Trolls Flat Earthers By Adding New Feature To Google Maps

It's a useful tool, not least if you want to keep track on where grandparents or children are located in real-time. Some might consider this unusual and somew...


Fortnite for Android Will Not Release on Google’s Play Store

The rumored Fortnite Samsung Galaxy Note 9 exclusive could be just the beginning. Epic confirmed to GameSpot that Android users will not be able to down...


Android P to be released on 20 August

If serial and previously successful leaker Evan Blass is to be believed, then Google could be planning on officially introducing Android P this coming Aug...


Samsung pretends Galaxy Note 7 never existed

The 30-second video provides a glimpse at the rear camera and flash array and the "all-new powerful S Pen ", previously outed in fairly good detail by Evan Bl...


Reddit got hacked, exposing the personal data of select users

The attackers gained access via Reddit employee accounts "with our cloud and source code hosting providers". That's content both public and private posted to ...


Valve's Artifact will launch in November with 280 cards available

Valve is promising "the deepest gameplay and highest fidelity experience ever in a fantasy card game". Artifact has officially been confirmed to release for...


WhatsApp Group Video, Voice Calling Rolled Out for All Android, iPhone Users

WhatsApp added new tools a year ago to help people and businesses communicate with each other . Facebook says it had been testing the WhatsApp Business A...


Parents are paying for their kids to have Fortnite tutors

One parent told the Wall Street Journal that "there's pressure not just to play it but to be really good at it". While video games might not seem like the s...


The Moto Z3 is official, coming to Verizon on August 16

In other words, Motorola hasn't explicitly revealed what it plans to launch. "Mark your calendar. On August 2, we're making a big announcement at Motorola's h...


Sony Gaming Division, Sale of Camera Module Unit Help Maintain Profitability

We always knew that the PlayStation 4 had the potential to surpass the PlayStation 3 in sales, but we didn't know exactly when it would happen. For the Ap...


Google Chrome is now going to be available in virtual reality

For instance, the " cinema mode " will optimize videos on the internet for the best viewing experience through the headset. All of the core Chrome features ...


NVIDIA announces GeForce Gaming Celebration ahead of Gamescom 2018 with spectacular surprises

Nvidia has kept its cards to its chest about what comes after Pascal in terms of the graphics cards it produces for consumers, even though there have been some...


Mozilla wants to redesign the Firefox brand and you can help

But, still, they want to know what you think! On social media, users have remarked that some designs look similar to those of other well-known brands. They'll...


EA Officially Announces Premier Origin Subscription Service

Differences include unlimited game time with new titles in Premier unlike the 10-hour limit with Basic, and access to extra content including expansion packs an...


LG's new Signature Edition phone is wildly expensive and limited

This year, LG's new top of the line special edition phone is a V35 ThinQ , but comes with a ceramic body that probably feels incredible to hold. Powering th...


Industry giants sign massive 5G deal

This is Nokia's largest 5G agreement globally. However, telecoms around the world have been hesitant about committing to commercial upgrades to their existi...