Rome: Total War gets a free update. New factions & other features

Version 1.10 adds eight new factions to the game, upping the total number of existing in-game factions to 19. This includes the Seleucid Empire, Carthage, Britannia, Parthia and Egypt. Other new features include uniform pace for every selected unit and new range marker that shows effective distance of ranged unit’s fire. Last but not least, the game has had its graphics updated for iPad Pro users.Rome: Total War is available on Apple Store for $9.99. ...

Asus ZenFone 5Z updated to Android 9 Pie

Never enough pie! Android 9 Pie is slowly becoming a very popular operating system; today it has reached yet another device. When updated to 9.0 Pie, Asus Zenfone 5Z will receive a slew of new features such as new loudness regulator and magnifying glass for reading small text. Update is released in wavs, so do not worry if it is not available for you right away; it will soon. ...

Verizon and Sprint Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus have their OS updated to 9.0 Pie

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus sold by both these carriers are currently receiving OS updates to Android 9 Pie. New operating system bring to them a slew of new features, such as One UI Android skin, adaptive battery and integrated gesture navigation; both also include January 2019 security updates. Both rollouts are gradual, so it is not like every Verizon and Sprint Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus will receive them at the same time; do not worry, though, because your smartphone will be updated sooner or later. ...

Resident Evil 2 will get a pretty cool, free DLC

Resident Evil 2: Ghost Survivors will tell us the stories of three non-playable characters who meet their deaths during the main storyline. Three short missions will put is in the skin of the gun store owner (where you get your first shotgun – oh, I remember this scene well back from the classic RE2), daughter of the mayor put in care of the infamous chief Irons and, lastly, an unnamed Umbrella mercenary whose mission was to kill the scientist that released the virus. We do not know whether or not will it be possible to actually save these characters; on the one hand Japanese love to ...

New BlackBerry smartphone leaked

Some crafty soul has managed to mine the BlackBerry DTEK security app for code releated to a new BlackBerry device codenamed Adula. It has been suggested that this Adula device is being made by one of BlackBerry’s licensees, likely Optiemus, seeing how ”Adula” is a place in India, the country which Optiemus operates from. This mysterious device’s model number is BBI100 and, well, that is all that we know about it.It is likely that BlackBerry will tell us more about this Adula smartphone during the upcoming MWC 2019. ...

People are willing to sell their privacy for twenty bucks a month

That is how much money Facebook is willing to pay for it. Ever since 2016, Facebook has been using the app called Facebook Research. The aim of this app is to gather all data available from the smartphone that it is installed on. Facebook is actively searching for people between 13 and 35 years of age to recruit them into their Research program; when recruited, a person is being paid 20 USD per month for Facebook having a complete look into their smartphone settings and activities.Hmm. ...

Moto G7 Plus shows off in leaked pictures

Motorola’s new G7 Plus smartphone may be released a week from today, but that will not stop leaksters from teasing us about it. Such a teaser has been released yesterday by 91Mobiles: two live pictures of what is supposed to be a G7 Plus unit. The pictures show us a device with a 6.2-inch display with a waterdrop notch, rear fingerprint sensor, dual camera setup and medium-thin bezels. It has no physical buttons.Moto G7 Plus will be released on February 7th. It might cost around $350. ...

Apple FaceTime allowed its users to eavesdrop on other people

Bug in FaceTime app’s programming allowed the callers to eavesdrop on the receivers of the call. All they had to do was to add themselves to the talk before the receiver picked it up and voila, they were suddenly receiving all the audio from the receiver even before she/he picked it up. Apple has temporarily closed down FaceTime’s group chats and is currently working on a fix that should be available this week. ...

Huge leak of Russian data, or how the Reds finally got the taste of security leak

Like WikiLeaks, only this time it is the eastern colossus that got hit. 108 gigabytes worth of secret mails, documents and recorded talks from Kremlin have just been released online. The culprit is a newly created group of hacktivists called Distributed Denial of Secrets, or DDoS; group has been created in December 2018 by a collective of white hat hackers, journalists and researchers operating from the darknet (parts of the Internet that cannot be found by a simple browser search), whose supposed mission is to dig out hard to find data for beneficial use. According to Emma Best, one of the ...

Finally! Specs of Sony Xperia XZ4 revealed

First renders of Sony’s Xperia XZ4 flagship have been revealed as early as in November 2018, but we have had to wait our fair share of time for its specs to appear online. Well, the wait is now over: almost complete specifications of the device have just been revealed on GizmoChina website. Other than the camera’s configuration (main camera is supposed to be a triple set), we now know almost everything about it:– flat OLED display, 6,5′, 21:9, QHD+ 33601440p, Corning Gorilla Glass 5,– Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 CPU, 8 cores,– Adreno 640 GPU,– 6 GB RAM ...