Xbox One price drops to $299 ahead of E3

If Microsoft is hoping to quell rumors of new Xbox hardware at E3, it isn't doing the greatest job. The company has permanently cut the prices of Xbox One consoles by $50 across the board, lowering the base price to $299 — even some of the nicer mul… (Source)


Facebook Messenger is getting optional end-to-end encryption soon, rumor says

One of the Facebook-owned messaging apps already offers end-to-end encryption to all of its users – we’re talking about WhatsApp. However, the social network’s other such service, namely Facebook Messenger, has yet to make that step.

But according to a new rumor, it’s only a matter of time. Facebook apparently plans on adding an opt-in end-to-end encryption feature to Messenger at some point “in the coming months”, three people close to the project have said.

Facebook Messenger may not have the reach of WhatsApp, but it’s still used by more than 900 million people, so this move will… (Source)

Meizu Blue Charm Metal 2 swings by TENAA with a Helio P10 chip

Meizu is preparing to launch the Blue Charm Metal 2 (or internationally Meizu Metal 2) and is one step closer as the phone has passed TENAA certification.

As it’s usually the case, some of the Metal 2’s specifications have also appeared along the way. The phone sports a Helio P10 chip with an 1.8GHz octa-core Cortex-A53 CPU, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage. The phone will have a second version with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage.

At the back, there’s a 13MP camera with dual-LED flash, teamed with a 5MP front-facing camera. Inside the all-metal body, Meizu has fitted a 4,000mAh… (Source)