Fortnite can now run at 120fps on 2018 iPad Pro

Fortnite can now run at 120fps on 2018 iPad Pro

Typically, high framerates in video games are the domain of PCs, as consoles and mobile devices tend to max out at 60 frames per seconds but are often limited to a mere 30. That changes today, at least in regards to Fortnite. Epic has shipped a new update for the iOS version of Fortnite that bumps the supported framerate to a max of 120, assuming that you have the right hardware for the job, of course.

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Study warns drinking 2% milk may significantly speed up aging

Study warns drinking 2% milk may significantly speed up aging

Another study investigating the effects of dairy on human health and aging has found that swapping typical 2-percent milk for the lower-fat 1-percent milk has a noticeable positive impact on one's rate of aging. The study joins an existing body of research on dairy and its potential impact on everything from acne to aging and the development of cancer.

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Garmin Tactix Delta smartwatch has a kill switch and stealth mode

Garmin Tactix Delta smartwatch has a kill switch and stealth mode

A rugged privacy-centric smartwatch was revealed today: the Garmin Tactix Delta. This Garmin Tactix Delta smartphone was built to military standards MIL-STD-810 and rolls with a domed sapphire lens - and a "diamond-like carbon coated bezel." The key selling point here isn't the materials, but the abilities - stealth mode and a kill switch.

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Agressive pricing in China means 5G phones must start cheap

Agressive pricing in China means 5G phones must start cheap

A set of phones revealed today in China provide guidance for next-gen 5G smartphones that'll be released around the world in 2020. These are the Xiaomi-made Redmi K30 5G units, in several colors, all with the ability to connect to the fastest 5G in China, all starting at approximately $290 USD (rough conversion). That's less than $300 for a smartphone that's on the cutting-edge of tomorrow's connectivity, here today.

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UK’s NHS levels harsh criticism at video game loot boxes, calls for bans

UK’s NHS levels harsh criticism at video game loot boxes, calls for bans

Here's another story for the "everybody hates loot boxes" file: Claire Murdoch, the mental health director of the UK's National Health Service, has issued a statement in which she warns that loot boxes in video games are potentially "setting kids up for addiction." Murdoch's statement, in which she also calls for video game companies to ban loot boxes from games that are sold to children, echoes that of some other governments around the world, some of which are taking an increasingly skeptical position on loot boxes in video games.

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Galaxy S20 Ultra image envisions world’s best 5G phone

Galaxy S20 Ultra image envisions world’s best 5G phone

The next Samsung smartphone on the high end is the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G, if rumors stay accurate. We've read the lists and listed the specifications, now it's time to get a clearer look at what Samsung's likely got in store for February 11, 2019. This is not the most cost-efficient way to gain access to 5G connectivity, of what you can be sure. But it might just be the prettiest.

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Huawei EMUI 10 Android update begins this month with six devices

Huawei EMUI 10 Android update begins this month with six devices

After several months teasing the release of EMUI 10 for its phones, Huawei today finally told us when certain handsets can expect to get the update. There are a handful of devices slated to get the update first, including the Huawei P30 Pro, P30, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20, Mate 20 X (4G), and nova 5T. Far longer is the list of devices that will get the update later on, so if your device isn't one we just listed, you might be waiting a while.

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Samsung AirDresser is like a magic cleaning wardrobe for your laundry

Samsung AirDresser is like a magic cleaning wardrobe for your laundry

Samsung's quest to package every chore and household activity into a wardrobe-sized box continues, with its AirDresser headed out to stores to clean clothes without anything so mundane as a washing machine. Announced last year and resembling a tall, narrow refrigerator, the AirDresser uses a combination of air and steam to clean a few items of clothing and then get rid of things like sweat and smoke smells.

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New Samsung Mobile CEO was key to this classic Galaxy phone pair

New Samsung Mobile CEO was key to this classic Galaxy phone pair

Samsung announced Monday, January 20, 2020, that they'd be making a few switches in leadership. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd announced that their youngest president (at 51 years of age) Roh Tae-moon would be made the CEO of Samsung Mobile. Samsung Mobile CEO DJ Koh will still work with Samsung, continuing to lead Samsung IT and Mobile Communications (IM) division.

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Halo: Combat Evolved PC testing begins next month

Halo: Combat Evolved PC testing begins next month

At this point, it seems safe to say that the reaction to Halo: Reach on PC has been pretty solid overall. However, Halo: Reach is just one piece of the puzzle, as 343 Industries plans to bring the entire Master Chief Collection to PC as well. Since the Master Chief Collection encompases the first four mainline Halo games along with Halo 3: ODST and Halo: Reach, 343 certainly has its work cut out for it.

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ESA makes oxygen out of simulated moondust

ESA makes oxygen out of simulated moondust

One of the significant challenges for putting humans for long durations on the Moon or other planets is in getting enough breathable air. ESA scientists have begun to produce oxygen out of simulated moondust. A prototype oxygen plant has been set up in the Materials and Electrical Components Laboratory of the European Space Research and Technology Center in the Netherlands.

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2020 Corvette VIN 0001 raises $3 million for charity

2020 Corvette VIN 0001 raises $3 million for charity

Chevrolet took the very first 2020 Corvette Stingray and auctioned it off for charity. The charity that benefited from the auction was the Detroit Children's Fund. The ride was auctioned off at the annual Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale. VIN #0001 was a black on black 3LT with the Z51 performance package and was auctioned off weeks before the cars begin shipping to dealers.

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