Razer Phone update adds Portrait Mode, new privacy policy for GDPR compliance

Razer and its gaming smartphone are making headlines once again. The most recent update available for the Razer Phone promises to bring some camera improvements and security changes for GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) compliance.

The most important new feature is the addition of the new Portrait mode, which is supposed to allow Raze Phone users to “take fantastic Portrait shots.” Furthermore, the Privacy Policy has been updated for GDPR compliance, which will be effective beginning May 25.

The 370MB update includes some bug fixes and performance improvements, according to …


Disney Heroes: Battle Mode RPG brings together Disney and Pixar characters on Android and iOS

Disney and developer PerBlue recently launched a brand new RPG (role-playing game), Disney Heroes: Battle Mode, which promises to bring together Disney and Pixar characters in an all-new experience.

The game is available worldwide via App Store and Google Play, and while you won’t have to pay anything to download and play it on your phone, it’s fully packed with in-app purchases.

At launch, Disney Heroes: Battle Mode features 25 Disney and Pixar heroes that players can collect, but more will be added to the game in the coming weeks. Characters …

Google may soon add Incognito Mode to the YouTube app

Many of Google’s apps already feature an Incognito Mode, a privacy feature that allows users to browse the internet without storing local data, but YouTube is not one of them. However, it looks like Google is working hard to bring this privacy feature to YouTube for Android.

If you want to use the equivalent of Incognito Mode on YouTube for Android, you’ll have to head to Settings / History & privacy and enable the options to pause watch and search history. It’s a bit annoying to have to do that every time you want to remain incognito while using the app, so the addition of the new mode …

Opera for Android updated with night mode, QR code reader, themes, more

Opera has just announced another major update is making its way to the Android mobile browser that long ago surpassed 100 million downloads in the Google Play Store. Opera for Android 46 brings a couple of important new features, as well as small improvements worth mentioning like QR code scanning, copy, and paste.

The most important new features included in this update – themes and night mode, are now available to everyone owning an Android device and using Opera v46. The new UI themes announced today can be customized by users who can tweak the colors. If you want to take advantage of …

Lineage 2: Revolution major update adds massive 200-player Castle Siege mode

Saying that Lineage 2: Revolution is a big MMORPG would definitely be an understatement, especially after the last update announced by Netmarble. The massive multiplayer real-time RPG is getting a huge update that adds a new PvP mode, dungeons, levels, regions and more to offer players new ways to spend quality playing time.

As the title says, the update introduces the so-called Castle Siege mode, which allows players to team up against each other. There will be a total of four clans (1 defending and 3 attacking) that can battle to conquer a Castle by imprinting the opponent’s Holy Artifact.

On …

Chrome OS to get Gboard keyboard support, Picture-in-Picture mode with Android P

The more companies jump onto the Chrome OS bandwagon, the more often Google adds new features and improvements to make it as appealing as possible to both OEMs and customers alike. At this year Google I/O, the Mountain View company recapped all the enhancements it added to Chrome OS since last year and offered a roadmap of what’s to come.

The most important improvements Google plans to add to Chrome OS by the end of the year, support for its virtual keyboard and Picture-in-Picture mode, are expected to arrive this fall.

On Chrome OS, Gboard keyboard …

WhatsApp for iPhone updated with Picture-in-Picture mode, other improvements

WhatsApp has just released a new update for its iPhone version, which brings some improvements aimed at European users, as well as new features that should be available to everyone. The most important seems to be the new PiP ability that’s been teased for quite a long time.

The new Picture-in-Picture mode supports two services for the moment, Instagram and Facebook, which means that whenever you receive a link to a video hosted by one of these services, you’ll be able to play it right within WhatsApp.

Moreover, you’ll be able to continue to watch the video while navigating to another …

The LG G7 ThinQ has a hidden HDR10 video recording mode

If you’ve been following our news feed, then you surely know that LG just announced its latest flagship smartphone. And you’re likely familiar with the G7 ThinQ already: you know that it has a super bright display, you know that it retains the dual-camera setup, and you know that it has AI abilities to brag with. But what you probably don’t know is that the LG G7 ThinQ can record HDR10 videos.

What is HDR10, you ask? That’s short for 10-bit High Dynamics Range – a video format that can reproduce a broader range of colors, with a greater difference between the brightest whites …

PUBG Mobile major update adds Arcade Mode, Training Grounds, loads of improvements

The PUBG phenomenon arrived on mobile last month, but the game is still in “early access.” Even so, it looks like the developer is pushing out important new updates almost on a weekly basis. The latest update that has just made its debut on Android and iOS, brings quite a lot of new gameplay features and many improvements.

The latest version of PUBG Mobile includes a new Arcade Mode that allows 28 players to face each other, as well as one of the six following variations: Shotguns, Sniper Rifles, All Weapons, Melee, Pistols, and Item Heaven.

Another important new addition is Training …

Instagram introduces new portrait mode & mention sticker in Stories

Instagram is introducing a new portrait mode to its popular Stories feature. The Facebook-owned social network has been consistently updating Instagram Stories with new features ever since it launched back in August 2016, most recently by re-introducing GIF stickers. Now, however, as part of a completely new update, Instagram has announced the launch of a new camera mode, dubbed “Focus.”

Following in the recent bokeh trend, Focus mode allows users to blur out the background of their images, although it is currently limited to select devices. This works via artificial intelligence that will …