Fintech firms join forces to create hardware-free mPOS for Android handsets

Apr 8, 2020

Home News (Image credit: Pexels) A syndicate of fintech businesses have joined forces in a bid to shake up the POS marketplace. The collaboration wants to develop a hardware-free mPOS system that converts Android mobile devices into contactless payment terminals.German fintech firms Rubean, CCV Group, Intertrust and Riscure have been developing the PhonePOS idea with… […]

Huawei teases its first 65-inch OLED TV – but will it be its last?

Apr 8, 2020

Home News (Image credit: Huawei) Huawei is set to join the likes of Sony, LG, Panasonic and Philips in releasing its first-ever OLED TV to the public.The Chinese electronics manufacturer teased two images of the Huawei Smart TV X65, revealing the 65-inch size and a number of other technical specifications for the OLED display. We… […]

WhatsApp could finally have a decent search function and secure backups

Apr 8, 2020

Home News (Image credit: Shutterstock) The latest beta version of WhatsApp gives us an intriguing look into the future, with three new features to look forward to. So, what’s in store? Advanced search, password-protected backups are the two key features on the way, plus automatic download rules.For now, there’s only evidence that these features are… […]

Windows 10 can actually run on a tiny amount of RAM – just 192MB

Apr 8, 2020

Home News (Image credit: Microsoft) Windows 10 will run on a vanishingly small amount of system RAM, if you engage in some trickery, and don’t mind that the operating system isn’t actually usable running in this state.So, this really comes under the bracket of a fun experiment, as opposed to anything which is realistically useful… […]

Amazon has slashed a huge £350 off these 512GB storage Samsung phone deals

Apr 8, 2020

Home News (Image credit: Future) Yes, Samsung Galaxy S20 deals are now here and while there is no doubt they are some amazing phones, they are also generally extremely expensive. Luckily, if you’re willing to go for an earlier model, Amazon has some bargains available to you.With two of Samsung’s best 2019 devices – the… […]

This photographer is taking lockdown portraits over FaceTime

Apr 8, 2020

Lockdown has disrupted everyone’s lives to varying degrees, and wedding photographers are some of the unluckier ones in terms of the impact on their careers — there aren’t any weddings happening, and even if there were it’d be unwise or impractical to attend. Yorkshire-based photographer Tim Dunk, however, has found a way to keep on… […]

Google’s new Chrome OS touch gestures make navigation easier

Apr 8, 2020

The tech giant has also built new gestures for web browsing, such as the ability to go back to the previous page by swiping from the left side of the screen. Chrome tabs will soon be easier to manage in tablet mode, as well. You’ll be able to open a new tab simply by tapping… […]

Resident Evil 3 Also Being Remade As A Board Game

Apr 8, 2020

Capcom isn’t just remaking Resident Evil 3 as a video game. There’s also a board game adaptation in the works.It’s being made by Steamforged Games, and a Kickstarter will go live later this month. You may think this is a weird time to be running a board game Kickstarter, and you’d be right! But they’re… […]

Are Riot servers down? Valorant & LoL players report outage on April 7

Apr 8, 2020

Valorant Published: {{day}}/{{monthNameShort}}/{{year}} {{hourTwoDigit}}:{{minuteTwoDigit}} Updated: {{day}}/{{monthNameShort}}/{{year}} {{hourTwoDigit}}:{{minuteTwoDigit}} by Andrew Amos Riot Games Players across all Riot Games’ titles – including Valorant, League of Legends, and Legends of Runeterra – are currently experiencing disconnect and login issues.Players started noting issues with lag, disconnects, and long login queues from 4:30pm PT on April 7. While these usually… […]

Final Fantasy VII Remake Tech Analysis Highlights Poor Texture Problems

Apr 8, 2020

Digital Foundry weighs in by Robert Ramsey 9 hours agoThose lovable geeks over at Digital Foundry have uploaded a technical analysis of Final Fantasy VII Remake, and it’s well worth a watch. The team’s blown away by much of the game, praising its rock solid performance, art direction, detail, and stunning story cutscenes. But, much… […]

Sony reveals the PlayStation 5 all-new ‘DualSense’ controller

Apr 8, 2020

Highly anticipated: Sony and Microsoft have both laid their cards on the table regarding their upcoming next-generation gaming consoles. Though Microsoft was the first to do so, both companies have revealed the bulk of their devices’ hardware spec details, while elaborating on how they’ll handle features like backward compatibility. Now, Sony is taking the next… […]

Playing Borderlands 3 Can Help Scientists With Actual Research

Apr 8, 2020

Screenshot: GearboxEver felt guilty about playing video games while the world crumbles around you? Well, you’re in luck, because Borderlands 3 now includes a special mini-game that lets you contribute to real-world scientific research while earning in-game rewards.Borderlands Science can be found in the infirmary of Sanctuary III, the spaceship that acts as the game’s… […]

‘Forza Street’ reaches Android and iOS on May 5th

Apr 8, 2020

It won’t be too much longer until you can see how well Forza translates to smartphones. Turn 10 and Microsoft have announced that Forza Street will be available for Android and iOS on May 5th, with pre-registration still limited to Google Play and the Galaxy Store. Anyone who plays within the first month will get… […]

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