New record for HQ Trivia as 1.6 million vied to win $15,000 on Sunday

HQ Trivia is hotter than ever. The live trivia game show has been available for both iOS and Android users since late last month. The app has been updated in an attempt to prevent it from freezing, like it was wont to do. HQ also has apparently scaled up its servers to handle a larger number of game players. On January 1st, we told you that the 9pm game that evening drew 1 million people for the first time, but only 750,000 were allowed to play.

The cap is now higher. Sunday evenings’ trivia battle attracted an HQ record 1.6 million users to a special game that offered a higher than usual …


16 gifts that will make shaving a little bit easier for your significant other

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Everyone needs to work on perfecting their grooming habits. There is nothing wrong with trimming some hairs to present the world with the best version of yourself.  

The good folks at Mashable have decided to curate a grooming guide for the people out there fumbling around looking for grooming and shaving gifts for those they love. 

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Samsung to launch Galaxy Note 8 Lineage 2 Revolution Edition on November 16

Lineage 2 Revolution has one of the biggest MMORPG universes on mobile devices, which is probably the main reason it became so popular in Asia. Now, Samsung and Net Marble Games, in partnership with SK Telecom carrier, announced they will launch a special edition Galaxy Note 8 aimed at fans of the mobile game.

Dubbed Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Lineage 2 Revolution Edition, the smartphone will be available for pre-order in South Korea starting November 15 for the equivalent of $1,190. The phablet will hit the shelves one day later, on November 16, so customers who pre-order …

Foldable, dual-screen ZTE Axon M (Multy) leaks out, could be announced on October 16


A few weeks back, we heard about the ZTE Axon Multy, an
upcoming smartphone that reportedly packs two displays in a foldable design.
Now, Android Authority seems to have a photo of said handset (included above), showing it semi-unfolded.

 

It’s said that the two screens of this new ZTE Axon smartphone
are both Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels), and, when the device is fully open, they
form a flat 6.8-inch display area with 1920 x 2160 pixels. To be clear, the two
displays themselves are not foldable, but the device is, thanks to what appears
to be a hinge system. Interestingly, the two screens …

16 times people really sucked at their jobs

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According to Paris Hilton, “If somebody ever asks you to do something, do it really bad so you never have to do it again.” 

Advice to live by. 

Look, we aren’t all Dwight K. Schrute level obsessed with our jobs. Some of us are just trying to do the bare minimum. 

Here are some of the best attempts from people who are doing the most by doing the least.  Read more…

1. The light still shines bright.

2. Eyes are not always the windows to the soul.

3. Oh no, where is little Timmy?

4. The grass isn’t always greener.

5. Because elevator rides were just too easy before.

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Alleged official invitation claims Huawei Mate 10 will be announced on October 16

Huawei Mate 10 will probably the last major flagship to be introduced this year, but the Chinese company says that it will worth the wait. Even the official invitation to Huawei’s launch event promises that you won’t be sorry if you won’t cave in and buy another top-tier phone.

But how long you’ll have to wait for the Huawei Mate 10 to arrive? Well, according to this invitation, the Mate 10 will be announced on October 16, which comes in line with a previous report claiming the flagship will be unveiled on that date.

The event is set to take place in Munich, …

New set of Nokia 8 live pictures leak ahead of August 16 reveal

Finnish company HMD Global has already confirmed a launch event for August 16 where there’s a high chance we’ll see the Nokia 8 flagship. We already know quite a few things about the smartphone’s specs, but also what it looks like.

Many pictures showing the gold-copper version of the Nokia 8 leaked during the week, but if you haven’t seen them yet, here is a new set that should give you an idea of what to expect from HMD’s flagship design-wise.

The live images confirm the Nokia 8 will feature a physical Home button on the front side, which is likely to house the fingerprint sensor. …

The best free Android and iPhone games! (July 10 – 16)

Some of the best games out there are free! That’s no secret. We love collecting the best free games that show up on Android and iOS each week, because they are mighty fun and enjoying them costs nothing.

This week’s highlights include Knights Fall, Virtua Tennis Challenge, Valerian: City of Alpha, and three more terrific free games. Play them to your heart’s content and tune in every Sunday for more possible additions to your collection!

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Affordable Coolpad Defiant debuting at T-Mobile on June 16, MetroPCS will carry it too

Rumors about a very cheap Nougat-powered phone that will hit the shelves at T-Mobile emerged back in April. A new affordable smartphone called Coolpad Defiant was tipped to arrive at the Uncarrier at some point, but we haven’t heard anything about it until today.

T-Mobile and Coolpad have just confirmed that the long-rumored Defiant will be launched in the United States on June 16. Moreover, MetroPCS will offer the smartphone this summer as well, but no info on the exact release date has been given yet.

Although it’s capable of running Android 7.0 Nougat …

Samsung Pay could make its debut in the UK on May 16

Samsung Pay is already available in 13 countries around the world, but some major markets like the UK are still waiting for Samsung’s mobile payment service to arrive.

The good news is the wait is almost over for consumers in the UK, as Samsung plans to launch the service in the country this month. The information has been recently confirmed by two different Samsung reps, who said the service would be launched on May 16.

The problem is it’s still unclear whether or not Samsung Pay will support both NFC (Near Field Communication) and MST payments …