The Fortnite season 10 finale saw the original map being destroyed by a black hole, and without any clue as to what is coming next from Epic Games, that is until…this Chapter 2 trailer leaked. Twitter user Skintracker managed to get their hands on the early footage, and from what we can tell, it has a new medal system, which gives players additional ways to level up their character. Read more for the video and additional information.
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Here’s a first look at Google’s next laptop, the Pixelbook Go. This prototype features a keyboard similar to its predecessor, USB-C ports on each side, and a single 3.5mm headphone jack to the left. As you’ll see in the hands-on demonstration, the front-facing speakers are not what you’d expect from a budget-priced laptop and would compete with some of the higher-end offerings. Read more for a video and additional information.
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Sony Interactive Entertainment filed a utility patent with the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office) with the title ‘Data processing’ that was recently published on October 3rd. The patent sketches depict a virtual reality headset with a built-in camera and motion detection, which will most likely be the PS VR2. Both this VR headset and the PlayStation 5 are expected to launch during this time next year. Read more for the patent sketch and additional information.
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Spain-based news outlet ProAndroid managed to get their hands on an upcoming Moto One smartphone with a pop-up, front-facing camera. In addition to the front camera, it’s reported to feature a bezel-less 6.39-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD, a rear dual-camera setup, rear fingerprint scanner, Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 processor, 4GB of RAM, 128GB of internal storage, a 3,600mAh battery and a USB Type-C port. Read more for two additional pictures and information.
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Former Google engineer and now Essential CEO Andy Rubin has leaked a new smartphone with an unusual stick-like design finished in GEM color-shifting paint. No technical specifications were announced, but it does boast a stick or remote-like design and features a front-facing hole punch camera in the top-left corner and primary navigation buttons up top. The display features a narrow bezel and there’s a small speaker grill near the top edge. Read more for a video and additional information.
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We may have gotten a sneak peak at the next-generation AirPods with noise-cancellation technology in Apple’s new iOS 13.2 beta. How so? Buried in the beta’s Accessibility settings folder is an icon that appears to show a pair of AirPods with rubber ear tips. Plus, that folder also references a device with an internal codename of B298. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
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Ben Geskin knows that Apple is set to refresh their entire iPhone lineup next year with an entirely new design, and he’s managed to get concept sketches for at least one of the prototypes. This one boasts a 6.7-inch display and conceals the TrueDepth camera, along with its sensors, directly in the top bezel. Other rumors say that the back will draw inspiration from the iPhone 4 and its metal chassis. Read more for another picture and additional information.
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On June 23, 1994, Nintendo announced the “Ultra 64”, the official name of its still in development console. By purchasing and developing upon SGI’s Project Reality graphics supercomputing platform, Nintendo and its Dream Team of developers could start prototyping their games according to SGI’s estimated console performance profile, prior to the finalization of the console hardware specifications. This meant that several controller prototypes were also developed around that time, including the device you see above. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
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Google couldn’t keep quiet about their Pixel 4 smartphone after Apple announced the iPhone 11, so this new leak from Vietnam has surfaced of the Pixel 4 XL. In addition to its advanced facial-recognition system and hand-motion gesture controls, this handset apparently sports a triple-lens rear camera system, dual front-facing cameras, a Snapdragon 855 processor, and 6GB of RAM. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
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Nintendo Switch fans rejoice! There may be new Joy-Cons coming, and they’re bendable, according to a recently published design patent. Published on August 29, 2019, these controllers work like its predecessors, but there’s an added hinge so players can partially bend the upper part backwards for a more ergonomic feel and making them perfect for longer gaming sessions. Read more for a video additional pictures and information.