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Here’s when the Epic Games Store will come to Android

Last updated: March 22nd, 2024 at 16:17 UTC+01:00 Epic Games has announced that it plans to bring the Epic Games Store (EPC) to Android and iOS later this year. As the name suggests, EGS will be an application marketplace offering games. While the developer didn’t say anything about it offering Fortnite, we expect the title to take center stage of EGS. In a post on X announcing the news, Epic Games says “Same fair terms, available to all developers, on a true multi-platform store –  with amazing games for everyone.”…

Two reasons why Samsung TV users need a high-end Galaxy phone

Samsung is one of the biggest consumer electronics companies in the world, which puts it in an exceptional position to create an expansive device ecosystem and bring together different device categories through unique user experiences. Looking from the outside in, it might not seem like it, but Samsung's device ecosystem has been improving constantly. One of my favorite examples of how different Samsung device types can interact to improve one another is how the company brought smart TVs / Smart Monitors and Galaxy…

iOS 17.4.1: Apple releases urgent update for iPhones and other products – but does not say why

Sign up to our free weekly IndyTech newsletter delivered straight to your inboxSign up to our free IndyTech newsletterApple has released a new security update for many of its products – but it is not clear what it fixes.The company released new software updates for the iPhone, iPad and Apple Vision Pro. The iOS and iPad versions are numbered 17.4.1.Apple said that the software update includes “important bug fixes and security updates and is recommended for all users”.But it gave no information about what bugs and security…

Here are the best Android 15 DP2 features

It’s that time of year again when we start to get a glimpse of the features coming with the latest greatest version of Android. This time around, we’re looking at Android 15. Codenamed “Vanilla Ice Cream,” Android 15 is in the developer preview stage at the moment. Well, the Android 15 DP2 recently launched, and here’s a rundown of some of its best features that we found so far. Right now, Android 15 is in the very early testing stage called the developer preview. So, it’s not widely available to the public yet. If you…

Honor MagicBook X14 Pro (2024), MagicBook X16 Pro (2024) to Go on Sale in India in April; Pre-Order Offers Revealed

Honor MagicBook X14 Pro (2024) and MagicBook X16 Pro (2024) are confirmed to go on sale in India starting April first week. Ahead of the official debut, the company has revealed the pre-order offers for the latest laptops. The reservations for the Honor MagicBook X14 Pro and MagicBook X16 Pro will begin on March 25 exclusively through Amazon. Both MagicBook Pro models are confirmed to run on 13th Gen Intel Core i5 H-series processor and pack a 60Whr battery.Pre-orders for the Honor MagicBook X14…

Instagram and Threads users are automatically getting logged out of their accounts

Logging into social media accounts repeatedly can be a pain, which is why every social media application and website gives users the option to stay logged in. However, according to recent reports, several Instagram users and the ever-increasing number of Threads users are automatically getting logged out of their accounts. Interestingly, these reports surfaced hours after Instagram went down for many users. The timing indicates that the problem might be related to the previous outage. Meta owns Instagram and Threads, so…

Samsung OLED and Neo QLED TV pre-orders are now open in USA

At CES 2024 earlier this year, Samsung unveiled its new TV and soundbar lineup. However, the company had not revealed the pricing or launch dates of its new TVs and soundbars at the time. Today, Samsung has started taking pre-orders for its new Neo QLED and OLED TVs. Its Music Frame wireless speaker is also available for pre-order. Samsung's OLED TV lineup only includes 4K TVs, while the Neo QLED lineup includes 4K and 8K TVs. These new TVs are powered by Samsung's new and more powerful processors. They also run a new…

Pixel Fold gets useful OnePlus Open feature in Android 15 DP2

Google has started rolling out Android 15 Developer Preview 2 to Pixel smartphones recently. Some features were reported on straight away, others are trickling in as we speak. One such feature concerns the company’s only foldable phone. The Pixel Fold got a really useful OnePlus Open feature as part of Android 15 DP2. Google’s Pixel Fold received a very useful OnePlus Open feature as part of Android 15 DP2 We’re talking about a screen lock feature when you’re switching screens (from main to cover). So, on the OnePlus…

Teachers fear that TikTok ban will hurt education in US

Fearful TikTok creators are concerned about the potential ban of the popular short-content platform. One of the concerns expressed by people is the loss of learning opportunities for children. With the platform deemed a national security threat by the US government, TikTok’s parent company ByteDance, will soon face a ban, unless it chooses to sell the platform to an American entity. Teachers say that children will lose countless learning opportunities if there’s no TikTok Several TikTokers have voiced fears about a ban…

Best Ad Blocker 2024: Clean up Your Browsing Experience

The internet can feel like a full-on assault of the senses at times, with video ads loading up in the corners of the screen or the whole thing being taken over by the latest entreatment from a company that wants to sell you things. It doesn’t have to be this way though, as ad-blockers can quieten the visual cacophony and restore order to your browser once more. There’s also the added bonus that many of them will also protect you against being tracked by the same ad companies in their never-ending quest to get…