Technology


Canon has sold its last film camera
- June 02, 2018

Of course, most of us knew this day was coming, but the mainstream's migration to digital cameras wasn't the only indicator of Canon's eventual plans to stop selling film cameras. You'll probably still be able to pick up a used EOS-1V online, but like all vintage gear, it's going to be a lot more expensive than when it was available. (more...)
LEGO’s Bugatti Chiron is a 3,599 piece DIY supercar
- June 02, 2018

The wait is nearly over as the reveal will take place today at the new Lego House in Billund, Denmark where Lego's CEO together with Bugatti president, Stephan Winkelmann, will take the wraps off the new Lego Technic set carrying the number 42083. (more...)
Fortnite Nintendo Switch Ratings Listing Appears Fortnite Nintendo Switch Ratings Listing Appears
- June 01, 2018

Nintendo Switch owners have been clamouring for some more big name titles on the platform, and if this document is to be believed, it's going to be getting them in the coming months. The listing for " Fortnite " on Nintendo Switch from GRAC. Since its release a year ago, Fortnite has become hugely popular and has released on PS4, Xbox One , PC, iOS and, soon, Android. (more...)
Qualcomm announces Snapdragon XR1 platform
- June 01, 2018

AWE attendees can find Qualcomm Technologies Inc., at booth number 213 in the Santa Clara Convention Center. Well, it's the next frontier for VR, AR and AI-driven experiences on mobile platforms. Devices based on the XR1 platform will open a whole new playground for mainstream users, letting them not only move freely in the virtual world like never before but also interact and play within it. (more...)
Facebook Kills Off Trending Topics Feature
- June 01, 2018

Facebook's head of news products, Alex Hardiman, wrote in the announcement that the company is now testing a breaking news label that would put the power of editorial decisions in the hands of news organizations. Meanwhile, the " Today In " feature is in testing in 33 US cities across the U.S. Facebook is deleting its problematic Trending Topics section as the social network rethinks how to showcase news. (more...)
It's true: Teens are ditching Facebook It's true: Teens are ditching Facebook
- June 01, 2018

The organization found that Facebook ranks in the fourth popularity slot among teens, falling behind Snapchat , Instagram , and YouTube . According to a Pew Research Center study out Thursday, 45 percent of United States youths, ages 13 to 17, say they're online nearly constantly. (more...)
Apple's WWDC 2018 will reportedly be hardware free Apple's WWDC 2018 will reportedly be hardware free
- June 01, 2018

According to the report in Bloomberg , the Digital Health feature will include a number of tools which could help Apple iOS users to see how much time they are spending on their devices. Apple iOS 12 will have a Digital Health feature, which will let users monitor their tech usage, and help curb tech addiction. Put simply, iOS 12 might be interesting, but iOS 13 is where the excitement really lies. (more...)
Arm brings laptop-esque power to your smartphone Arm brings laptop-esque power to your smartphone
- June 01, 2018

ARM is announcing a trio of new products today, collectively aimed at the modern smartphone, tablet, and laptop markets. More technical details about the new GPU have been provided in a blog . Even if you're not using an 8K display - which, admittedly, is likely to be rare in laptops and 2-in-1s for a long time - the Mali-V76 has some big advantages. (more...)
Fortnite shopping cart gameplay and how they work Fortnite shopping cart gameplay and how they work
- June 01, 2018

Epic Games announced Fortnite Battle Royale would be receiving its first vehicle soon. It may not be the fastest mode of transport but it offers players the quickest option so far and Fortnite pros are already finding ways to use the new items to their advantage. (more...)
Upcoming iPhone feature could make you use your phone less
- June 01, 2018

Digital Health will give you an easy-to-decipher readout on how much time you spend in each of your apps and how much time in total you spend on your device daily. Improvements are on the way for video calls and sending Animojis too. While Apple is working on a successor to the MacBook Air , as well as refreshes for the MacBook and MacBook Pro lines, these will only be ready later in the year. (more...)
Four Dallas-area students advance to national spelling bee finals Four Dallas-area students advance to national spelling bee finals
- June 01, 2018

She did so by correctly spelling aioli, a word she recognized from her refrigerator at home . "I'm feeling good", Rohan said. "But I did my best, and that's all I can do". Google recently compiled a list of the top searches that included the phrase "how to spell" from the a year ago. In addition to the trophy, he gets more than $40,000 in cash and prizes. (more...)
Apple iOS 12 will allow more NFC functions, like unlocking doors Apple iOS 12 will allow more NFC functions, like unlocking doors
- June 01, 2018

Beyond that, there are murmurings we could see a new iPhone SE and maybe even something iPad or Apple Watch related but if we're honest, we wouldn't want to hold our breath while waiting for any of that to happen next week. Since 2014, Apple has been working with HID Global , a security identity company, to give iPhone capabilities via NFC chip to unlock the offices and buildings. (more...)
Monster Hunter World Adds Lunastra in 4.0 Update Monster Hunter World Adds Lunastra in 4.0 Update
- June 01, 2018

Below you can check out a trailer showing Lunastra in action, and a gallery of screenshots showing her gear, on top of arch-tempered Kirin and Vaal Hazak. The Lunastra update also adds the Temporal Mantle item, which will let you automatically evade some powerful attacks. It's also easier to pet the little Poogie in Astera too, you'll be happy to know. (more...)
Fallout 76 might be an online survival RPG like DayZ Fallout 76 might be an online survival RPG like DayZ
- June 01, 2018

According to sources speaking with Jason Schreier at Kotaku , Fallout 76 is an "experimental" entry to the Fallout franchise. Bethesda's teaser trailer for Fallout 76 drew a lot of attention yesterday - hundreds of thousands of people were watching a "Please Stand By" screen for far too long before the trailer actually dropped - but then the trailer revealed very little beyond being based around Vault 76 and that more would be unveiled at E3. (more...)
Assassin's Creed Odyssey possibly leaks ahead of E3 2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey possibly leaks ahead of E3 2018
- June 01, 2018

As always, Assassin's Creed is the subject of a lot of rumors. Following today's leak , Ubisoft has confirmed the next chapter of the Assassin's Creed series, titled Assassin's Creed Odyssey . Odyssey will lean even further into these RPG changes, allowing for dialogue options and the ability to choose either a male or female protagonist to play as. (more...)
Apple Has Stopped Approving Telegram for iOS Updates
- June 01, 2018

The news caps off what has been a troubling week for Telegram. It now appears that ever since Russian authorities ruled that the app was illegal in the country, the company has been unable to release an update to the App Store in any region. (more...)
Cody Coming To Street Fighter V On June 26th Cody Coming To Street Fighter V On June 26th
- May 31, 2018

This is an awesome collection, and one that every Street Fighter fan will at the very least want to take a look at, considering what it offers. The gameplay trailer introduces him as a new mayor of Metro city. Cody made his first appearance in Final Fight (1989) before he became an actual character in the Street Fighter franchise. In this new iteration, Cody now wears a new formal outfit. (more...)
Fallout: Bethesda Teasing New Project Fallout: Bethesda Teasing New Project
- May 31, 2018

Or both. It'll be surprising if it's Fallout 5 , but who knows at this point? We can not wait to play it at E3. Given the famed secrecy of Bethesda Game Studios - Todd Howard refuses to even spill Elder Scrolls news to his family - pretty much anything could be on the cards. (more...)
Xiaomi announces new flagship smartphones, smart TV, fitness band and more Xiaomi announces new flagship smartphones, smart TV, fitness band and more
- May 31, 2018

The Mi 8 Explorer Edition is a step-up from the regular Mi 8 in a number of ways. OnePlus 6 sports a dual-camera setup of 16-megapixel Sony IMX 519 sensor, and a 20-megapixel Sony IMX 376K sensor. The new Xiaomi Mi Band 3 may be right up your street and be the flawless tracker to place on your wrist as it has just launched in China. It also reduces signal delays, making navigation super fast. (more...)
Star Citizen's $27000 Legatus Pack includes almost every ship Star Citizen's $27000 Legatus Pack includes almost every ship
- May 31, 2018

The game has garnered more than $186 million in crowdfunding over the past few years from more than 2 million people, according to Roberts Space Industries's website . Although, that is not necessary since we already know everything that $27,000 gets you in Star Citizen . The developers want players to explore the content by themselves and to unlock everything manually and have fun while doing so. (more...)
FBI Wants Everyone To Reboot Their WiFi Routers / Modems ASAP, Here’s Why FBI Wants Everyone To Reboot Their WiFi Routers / Modems ASAP, Here’s Why
- May 31, 2018

The U.S. Department of Justice points the finger at the so-called Sofacy Group, also known as A.P.T 28 and Fancy Bear - hackers who operate under the guidance of Russia's military intelligence agency . And while regularly rebooting your router isn't always a necessary part of good security hygiene, he thinks it's good advice to follow this time - considering the source. (more...)
Microsoft is selling its own custom version of Samsung's Galaxy S9 Microsoft is selling its own custom version of Samsung's Galaxy S9
- May 31, 2018

Samsung may include the feature in another phone in the future though, possibly on the next Galaxy S phone at the earliest, according to Kuo. Furthermore, you also need to make sure that the Unknown Sources option from your settings menu is enabled to allow these APK files to install without any issues. (more...)
Atari relaunches Indiegogo campaign for Atari VCS game console Atari relaunches Indiegogo campaign for Atari VCS game console
- May 31, 2018

Atari hasn't revealed too much about the types of games available on the console, other than partnering with "modern" game developers and being loaded with over 100 retro classics such as Tempest, Missile Command , and Asteroids. The rear of the Atari VCS showing its various ports. Legendary games giant Atari Inc. have announced that their new upcoming console, the Atari VCS , is now available for pre-sale on their official Indiegogo site, where the company amassed over $700,000 to fund ... (more...)
LG Explains Why AT&T Didn’t Want the G7 ThinQ LG Explains Why AT&T Didn’t Want the G7 ThinQ
- May 31, 2018

Today, Google is adding the Moto G6 , as well as LG's G7 ThinQ and V35 ThinQ phones to this list. AT&T will be the provider for the new LG V35 ThinQ with Band 14 support for FirstNet emergency responders . AI-powered cameras are becoming an increasing focus at LG, as the phone maker looks to set its devices apart from the rest of the crowded Android market. (more...)
The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL won’t settle the notch war The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL won’t settle the notch war
- May 31, 2018

As you can see, the screen protectors indicate that Google plans to decrease the size of the bezels on its new Pixel 3 lineup this year. The screen protector also confirms that both the devices will be having stereo speakers in the front and will have smaller bezels. (more...)
Motorola One Power leak promises pure Android and iPhone X-inspired design
- May 31, 2018

If true, then the Motorola One Power will be the brand's second Android One phone. While the Motorola One Power may be a separate phone from the Moto X5 , it still bears the same " Android One " branding. There is no information yet about the specs of the Motorola One Power , so we will be watching out for that. There are also relatively thicker bezels on the top and bottom of the device. (more...)
Valve Drops School Shooting Game - Slog Valve Drops School Shooting Game - Slog
- May 31, 2018

Parkland students launched a grassroots campaign for tighter gun control following the shooting at their school which left 14 students and three adults dead. "The individual named has denied involvement", according to the BBC's report. His subsequent return under new business names was a fact that came to light as we investigated the controversy around his upcoming title. (more...)
SEGA announces Team Sonic Racing SEGA announces Team Sonic Racing
- May 30, 2018

You can compete alone or play with up to twelve drivers online in various exhilarating modes like Grand Prix, Time Trial, and Team Adventure. Past entires were across multiple platforms so we won't be surprised to see Team Sonic Racing on the PS4, Xbox One , and PC as well. (more...)
Bethesda teases 'Fallout 76' ahead of E3 premiere Bethesda teases 'Fallout 76' ahead of E3 premiere
- May 30, 2018

But as Bethesda boss Todd Howard said just before it debuted, this was only meant as a tease-more is coming at E3 2018 . According to the wiki page from Fandom, a Vault-Tec terminal in the Citadel (from Fallout 3 ) lists Vault 76 as a "control" vault, with 500 occupants. (more...)
Google Pixel 3 designs given away by screen protector maker Google Pixel 3 designs given away by screen protector maker
- May 30, 2018

On the other hand, the larger and often more desirable new Pixel phone may turn out to be a huge disappointment to many potential buyers. Every year, internet search giant Google launches its smartphone line-up in October, but the leaks and rumours about the Pixel phones keep appearing all year long. (more...)