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The best Xbox One S prices, bundles and sales in Australia (May 2019)

The best Xbox One S prices, bundles and sales in Australia (May 2019)

With the unveiling of the Xbox One X, the Xbox One S has seen some impressive price drops and bundle deals with Microsoft going all out to pump up the pressure on its rivals. It was already often the cheapest console of the current generation, but with some of these savings on bundles and even Xbox One Controllers, the price seems right. At this point it’s probably wiser to buy a bundle and score some wicked Xbox One games along with the unit, as some of them can come in cheaper than the standalone consoles themselves.Looking to buy in the US or UK? You’ll want to head on over to our US page or UK page.

Xbox One S deals
At once more elegant and more powerful, the slimmed-down design of the Xbox One S ditches the external power brick and chunky looks of the original Xbox One. More importantly, it comes kitted out with 4K visual support meaning you’ll be able to watch specialised Blu-Ray and Netflix content in 4K. To compare Xbox One prices in real time, check out our pick below, or visit our sister site Getprice.

iTunes bug causing many users’ 4K titles to be downgraded to HD

iTunes bug causing many users’ 4K titles to be downgraded to HD

Back in 2017, Apple TV 4K users cheered when selected films in their iTunes libraries started receiving Ultra HD upgrades at no extra cost.Now, it appears the opposite is happening (albeit unintentionally), with both purchased and unpurchased 4K movies being downgraded to HD thanks to an alleged bug, as reported by 9to5Mac.
4K vs 8K: Is it worth upgrading?What is 4K resolution? Our guide to 4K and Ultra HD displays4K upscaling: turning HD into 4KOriginally believed to be an issue only affecting Warner Bros. titles, the list of downgraded movies has since extended to productions from other studios, including MGM, Columbia, Twentieth Century Fox and more. One user has compiled a list of downgraded titles over on Blu-ray.com’s forums, which includes the following:
22 Jump Street (2014)About Last NightAloha (2015)American SniperAnnie (2014)Batman vs. SupermanThe Brothers Grimsby (2016)The Equalizer (2014)Fast & Furious 6 (2013)Ghostbusters II (1989)Goosebumps (2015)Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 (2011)Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 (2010)Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001)Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)Hercules (2014)Hitch (2005)Hotel Deluxe (2013)Matrix ReloadedThe Matrix Revolutions (2003)Risen (2016)Spaceballs (1987)Taxi Driver (1976)Unforgiven (1993)The Walk (2015)X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)Thankfully, it appears that Apple is already rectifying the situation, with some users on Twitter reporting that several titles have returned to their full 4K Ultra HD resolutions, although that hasn’t happened for everyone.
If you’ve noticed that your 4K purchases have suddenly regressed to HD, your best bet is to wait it out as it looks like the problem is only temporary.
Want films that will never downgrade? Here are the best 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray movies

Spotify is quietly testing an Instagram-style Stories feature for artists

Spotify is quietly testing an Instagram-style Stories feature for artists

With the success of the ‘stories’ feature on Snapchat, it’s no wonder that other social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, Messenger, and even Twitter jumped on the bandwagon, some of which even overtook the popularity of the originators.Now it’s Spotify’s turn to try out the ephemeral narrative approach, with the music streaming platform quietly trialling a feature it’s calling Storyline. 

While the format appears rather similar to Instagram and Snapchat’s feature, the main difference in Spotify’s approach is in allowing artists to communicate with their listeners via a series of ‘cards’ that can be cycled through.The Storyline shows up below a song’s transport controls and – once you’ve swiped up on it – provides further insight from the artists themselves. It’s found either above or below the existing ‘Behind the Lyrics’ section, which shows lyrics and information pulled from Spotify’s partner, Genius.In contrast to Behind the Lyrics, Storyline allows users to flip through the cards at their own pace rather than in time with the music. It’s also information supplied directly by the artist to Spotify, although there’s no sign yet of a submission tool appearing in the service’s artist dashboard, indicating that only select artists have been given the privilege at present.
Share what you’re watching on Netflix with new Instagram Stories featureSamsung is making a vertical TV for all your Instagram StoriesInstagram could be planning public Pinterest-style collectionsThe feature is showing up on select users’ mobile apps across both iOS and Android (but not desktop at present) in multiple territories, although there’s no official word on who exactly has been selected.There’s no guarantee that the Storyline feature will see a permanent public rollout, but if the tests prove successful, we’ll likely see more artists using the service to communicate directly with their fans.
Spotify boasts twice as many paid subscribers as Apple Music

iPhone 11’s ugly camera design seems certain after two new case-render leaks

iPhone 11’s ugly camera design seems certain after two new case-render leaks

The iPhone 11 is still several months away, and as with every Apple flagship in recent memory, there’ve already been numerous rumors and leaks about the device – many of which are, admittedly, impossible to confirm this far out from release.
The iPhone 11 could be bigger than the iPhone XSThe iPhone 11 could bring back Touch ID – with a huge twistApple reportedly planning big upgrades to iPhone 11 camerasHowever, there’s one persistent rumor about Apple’s next iPhone that seems to be more solid than most, with repeated leaks suggesting a triple-lens iPhone 11 is looking very likely – although the buzz around the design hasn’t been exactly glowing, with the square camera layout’s large size dividing Apple fans.Today, two new sets of iPhone 11 case renders have landed online, offering even more evidence that Apple will indeed go through with the controversial rear camera design.Citing “trusted sources in China”, leak site SonnyDickson.com has posted a pair of case renders that back up the rumored new design, complete with large, square camera cutouts and device dimensions for proposed ‘iPhone XI’ and ‘iPhone XI Max’ models.
Image credit: SonnyDickson.comMeanwhile, more case renders have surfaced over on SlashLeaks that give us an idea of what the upcoming device’s camera might look like while decked out in a third party housing (it still ain’t pretty, as it turns out). 
Image credit: SlashLeaksOf course, these leaked renders are from official, meaning we can still cling to the hope that the iPhone 11 will look nothing like this when it eventually arrives later in the year.Fingers crossed.
iPhone 11 could have a camera designed for underwater photography

UFC 237 live stream: how to watch Namajunas vs Andrade tonight from anywhere

UFC 237 live stream: how to watch Namajunas vs Andrade tonight from anywhere

The waiting is over…it’s time for MMA fans to turn their attention to the Octagon in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. That’s where Rose Namajunas and Jessica Andrade – as well as plenty more UFC stars – will do battle tonight, and you’re in the right place to discover how to get a UFC 237 live stream – it doesn’t even matter where in the world you are.
The UFC’s big brawl in Brazil is looking like one not to be missed and the Women’s Strawweight title bout is just the tip of the iceberg. A particularly brutal iceberg.
One of the key highlights for fans wanting to see a local hero, Anderson Silva is just the ticket. He may be from Sao Paulo, but the former middleweight champion had one of the very longest title reigns in history of UFC, making him a favorite of Brazilians all over the country. He’s set to fight Jared Cannonier.And then there’s José Aldo fighting Alexander Volkanovski, with the former a three time UFC champion and currently still one of the best fighters in the featherweight division. The Rio crowd will blow the roof off if he wins on the night. And that’s all before you even get to Namajunas vs Andrade.Whoever you’re cheering on during this weekend’s MMA action, we’ll show you how to live stream UFC 237’s main card from anywhere in the world – for US viewers, you should just head straight to ESPN+.
Want to watch Major League Baseball, too? Check out our MLB live stream guide
Live stream UFC from outside your country
Worry not if you’re a huge UFC fan but aren’t in the US to watch that ESPN+ coverage this weekend. If you find the coverage is geo-blocked, you can try using a VPN to change your IP address to a US server and watch this week’s main card just as if you were back at home.

How to watch UFC online in the US exclusively on ESPN
Gone are the days of watching UFC on cable television as ESPN+ has now secured the rights to show UFC 237 as well as all upcoming UFC Fight Nights. ESPN+ has already made a name for itself by hosting big-ticket tennis, soccer and boxing events.If you don’t already have a subscription, then the way to go seems to be a UFC Bundle, costing you $79.99. That won’t just buy you the UFC 237 PPV, but you’ll get a year-long subscription to ESPN+ (that would normally cost $60 alone).For those that already have an ESPN+ subscription, you can still buy access to UFC 237 for $59.99. Got your subscription or bundle sorted but find yourself outside the US this weekend? Scroll up the page and take a look at our advice for using a VPN to watch the UFC 237 live stream from outside your country.

Live stream UFC 237 in the UK 

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 may miss out on the new 64MP camera sensor

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 may miss out on the new 64MP camera sensor

Just after Samsung announced a new 64MP camera sensor that could appear in next year’s Galaxy S11, hopes of the sensor coming to the Galaxy Note 10 later this year were dashed by a reputable Samsung device leaker.”To be sure, Samsung Note10 will not use 64MP CMOS,” Tweeted  @UniverseIce, but also noting “This is not necessarily a bad thing.”The new 64MP camera sensor appeared alongside a 48MP sensor in a Samsung Newsroom post on May 9, expanding the company’s lineup of sensors with 0.8-micron pixels. Both are expected to go into mass production in the latter half of 2019.New camera technology is definitely exciting for anyone on the lookout for the next best camera phone. And, with new Samsung flagships often raising the bar for smartphone cameras, heightened expectations for the Galaxy Note 10 are only natural, especially in the wake of the new sensor news. But, if @UniverseIce is right, which seems plausible, it may not be all the bad for the Galaxy Note 10.
See our review of the Huawei P30 Pro and its 40MP cameraThe Galaxy Note 10 may have a big, very fast-charging batteryCheck out our hands-on review of the Galaxy S10 5GBecause megapixels only count for so much
Given that Samsung itself has said mass production of the 64MP and 48MP sensors isn’t expected until the second half of the year, it seems like a stretch to include them in the Galaxy Note 10. With the launch for that phone expected in late summer, the window between mass production of the sensors and launch of the phone would be incredibly small.But, the Galaxy Note 10 camera can be a good one even without the souped-up sensor. For one, megapixels aren’t the whole story, as pixel size can play a role in how well a sensor handles low-light photography. The 0.8-micron pixels in these new sensors are smaller than the pixels found in many best-in-class smartphone cameras like the Pixel 3’s 12.2MP main camera, which has 1.4-micron pixels.Samsung has done a good job with the 1.22-micron pixels in the Samsung Galaxy S10’s main camera, and it can likely pull off something even better with the Galaxy Note 10 without the need for the 64MP sensor. 
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The best cheap 4K TV deals in Australia for May 2019

The best cheap 4K TV deals in Australia for May 2019

With so many great 4K televisions to choose from, making a decision about which one to purchase for your family may very well come down to price. A good cheap 4K TV deal can be hard to refuse, and these days there are more great TVs at even better prices than ever before. If you need a new television and don’t want to pay any more than you have to, why not take a look at our curated list of the best cheap 4K TV deals in Australia for May 2019.We’ve been on the prowl for the best value 4K Ultra HD TVs currently on sale, focusing on sets with huge discounts off the RRP. With so much 4K content currently available to stream on Netflix, Amazon and Stan, now’s the perfect time to upgrade to an Ultra HD set. And at these prices, can you even afford not to?Below, you’ll find our selection of the best cheap 4K TV deals for the month of February. You better get a move on, though – some of these deals are time sensitive, and may disappear before the end of the month. Now, let’s kick off our list with our deal of the month.
TechRadar’s 4K TV Deal of the Month
Cheap 4K TV deals: 55-inch sets
Cheap 4K TV deals: 65-inch sets
Cheap 4K TV deals: over 65-inches
The best deals on our favourite 4K TVs
Perhaps you’re not after a cheap TV, but simply want a good deal on a top of the line telly. In that case, check out some great deals for our current favourite 4K televisions below. 
More 4K smart TV deals
The televisions listed above are but a small selection of the TV deals available online, with loads of sets in various sizes and brands reduced every day. If the TVs above don’t suit your needs or fit your price range, you can check out even more cheap 4K TV deals at Getprice.

OnePlus 7 leaks again with a waterdrop notch

OnePlus 7 leaks again with a waterdrop notch

While OnePlus 7 Pro has been on the receiving end of leaks and rumours from quite a while, the regular OnePlus 7 has made an appearance yet again. This time though, we have our first look at the marketing renders of the regular OnePlus 7, courtesy of Roland Quandt.Taking a look at the images, one can’t find a striking difference between the OnePlus 7 and last year’s OnePlus 6T, at least on the outside. It features a waterdrop notch design on the front with a widened speaker grill. The display is AMOLED and measures 6.41-inches with a Full HD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) resolution. In addition, it seems the glass and aluminum chassis has received a chrome finish which definitely gives the phone a tinge of elegance. The distance between alert slider and the power button has also been reduced.On the back, there’s a dual-camera setup but the module design has been tweaked a bit to include the flash unit. The OnePlus logo can be seen below the camera module and unlike its past phones, the bottom text just reads “OnePlus” as opposed to “Designed by OnePlus”.
OnePlus 7 key specifications
OnePlus 7 has a primary 48MP camera with optical image stabilization which uses the same Sony IMX586 sensor as the Pro variant. The secondary camera is a 5MP depth sensor and is accompanied by a flash.The OnePlus 7 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset, paired with 6GB or 8GB of RAM and 128GB or 256GB of storage. OnePlus 7 runs on a 3,700mAh battery with fast charge support, which is the same one like the on the OnePlus 6T.We’re just a week away from the official launch of the OnePlus 7 series and we should know more about the phones as we head closer to the launch day.
Also Read: Google’s Pixel 3a arrives a day early with leaked renders and a full specs list

Best power bank in India: Best batteries over 10,000mAh

Best power bank in India: Best batteries over 10,000mAh

Believe it or not, smartphone batteries have gotten better over the last few years, especially compared to when Android phones just arrived into the market. The powerful pocket computers demand power and OEMs do their best to offer the best solution for battery efficiency. Still, a reliable power bank is the best friend anyone with any portable device can have. Over 10,000mAh is definitely one of the major components of ‘reliable’, along with ‘not too bulky’, ‘QuickCharge support’, multiple ports… and ‘doesn’t break the bank’. We’ve created a list of a few such reliable battery banks. Have a browse and decide which one suits you. 
Don’t want to carry a brick with you? Check out the best phones with big batteries here.
The first power bank by Xiaomi that was manufactured in India, this one comes with a battery capacity of 20000mAh. It offers dual USB output and also supports Quick Charge 3.0 on a single port. Translation: you can charge two devices simultaneously, but if you want to charge one device quickly then you have to skip using the other port. The power bank is compatible with various devices and offers a conversion rate of 85%. It retails on Amazon India for Rs 1499.
Image credit: Xiaomi Xiaomi has a hand in some unexpected sectors of technology, including audio and portable chargers. But don’t sleep on either, as it’s onto something worth checking out. During our testing, its 10,000mAh Power Bank provided good results, both in terms of its portability and charging potential. While not the fastest charger out there, it was able to charge our Google Pixel 2 in a little over two hours. Thankfully, it’s discreet enough that you can bring it with you just about everywhere to plug in when necessary.It’s not rare for a power bank to come with a charging cable, but we appreciate that this one has been built with care to suit both micro USB and USB-C users with the same cable.

 The Syska Power Boost 100 comes with a 10000mAh cell to charge your mobile devices on the go. The power bank has a dual USB ports. So, if you want to charge two devices simultaneously, the job can be done with an ease. It retails from Rs 1130 on Amazon, and Rs 599 on Flipkart.

This power bank from Intex also comes with two USB ports, allowing users to charge two devices simultaneously. Its built-in LED indicators display the charging status and the battery life. You can also save battery life by switching to the power saving mode. 

You can charge a standard smartphone up to four times with this particular power bank. It’s compatible with a wide range of devices.One of the key highlights of this power bank is that it comes with three USB ports, allowing you to charge three devices simultaneously. Intex offers 1 year of warranty for the product.

Packing a sleek design and LED torch on board, this Ambrane power bank serves more than one purpose. It is currently available on Amazon, and the seller is offering the power bank in seven colors.

This portable charger provides sufficient power to juice up your smartphone several times a day. Due to its high conversion rate, it will charge your device quickly. The user will also get one year warranty at the time of its purchase.The only drawback of this power bank is that it is compatible only with smartphones, whereas other power banks can charge a variety of devices. 

As the name suggests, Flipkart Smartbuy is the exclusive product line owned by the e-commerce giant. Priced at Rs 1299, the portable charger comes with a battery capacity of 20,000mAh and offers dual USB output ports. It also supports smart charging and is compatible with multiple devices, and even has an LED torch.The power bank is available at one year warranty and 10 days replacement policy. 

Intex is one of the most popular manufacturers in the accessories segment today. Although the company is known for its smartphones, the manufacturer’s power banks have received some recognition in the market as well. This 20,000mAh power bank from the company can be bought for just Rs 1,399 online, making it one of the best entries on this list.

Last but not the least is the 20,800mAh power bank from Ambrane which comes with three ports, allowing users to charge three devices simultaneously. It is also equipped with a torch feature, so you’re never without a light source. Just like the Mi 2i power bank, this device is also manufactured in India and has a high conversion rate. Priced at Rs 1299 on Amazon India, the charger is compatible with multiple devices and is available in two colours, Black and White.
Don’t want to weigh your bag down with a power bank? Check out our list of the best phones with big batteries.

Canelo vs Jacobs live stream: how to watch tonight’s fight online from anywhere

Canelo vs Jacobs live stream: how to watch tonight’s fight online from anywhere

Ding ding! We’re ready to go for a MASSIVE middleweight matchup between Saul Alvarez and Daniel Jacobs to see who will be the unified middleweight champion of the world. It’s Canelo against the Golden Child and we’re here to tell you how to get a Canelo Alvarez vs Jacobs live stream, no matter where on Earth you are.
At the risk of making a massive understatement, this is a fight worth getting excited about. It sees 28-year-old Mexican Canelo Alvarez (51-1-2, 35 KOs) make a return to the middleweight division after heading up a class to defeat Rocky Fielding for his super middleweight WBA crown. Alvarez – clearly one of the world’s best pound-for-pound fighter – currently stands to lose his WBA and WBC middleweight titles.Daniel Jacobs, 32, (35-2, 29 KOs), of New York City, is putting his IBF title belt on the line. But despite being the American in the ring, he may still find that the Vegas crowd gets behind the awesome Canelo.Read on to find out how to live stream the Alvarez vs Jacobs fight from absolutely anywhere. 
Live stream the Alvarez vs Jacobs fight from outside your country 
In the US, UK or Canada tonight? Then scroll just a little further down this page and we’ll tell you who’s broadcasting the boxing from where you are.But if you’re abroad this weekend then you’ll need another way to watch and avoid possible geo-blocking. That’s where using a VPN comes in.

How to watch Canelo Alvarez vs Daniel Jacobs: US live stream

How to watch a Canelo Alvarez vs Jacobs live stream in Canada

How to watch the Alvarez vs Jacobs fight: UK stream

How to watch the Alvarez vs Jacobs fight: Australia stream