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Microsoft Discounts Xbox One X For E3 2018 Week Microsoft Discounts Xbox One X For E3 2018 Week
- June 08, 2018

Chop, chop, chop. The Xbox One X is getting its first official price cut during E3 2018 . That's still pretty expensive, but when you consider just how new the console still is, it's probably the most significant discount we'll see for quite some time. (more...)
Samsung To Unveil Note 9 with Updated Camera on August 9
- June 07, 2018

This later date could come from Samsung Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong's abrupt decision to make the display thinner by up to 0.5 millimeters. Either way, expect your tablet's security patches to only be raised to the April 1 level, with Samsung's proprietary SmartThings app replacing Quick connect, a high contrast keyboard mode added to the mix, along with standard build O stuff like background limits, Autofill functionality, Picture-in-Picture capabilities, and notification dots. (more...)
New BlackBerry phone aims to revive faded brand New BlackBerry phone aims to revive faded brand
- June 07, 2018

The camera on the back has been boosted to a 12MP dual-sensor effort, which allows for bokeh effects for snaps you're taking. The latter spec is probably the least impressive of the set, but at least it's a powerful mid-range effort from Qualcomm and BlackBerry clearly doesn't anticipate people editing heavy video, taking loads of snaps or entering the virtual world with this phone. (more...)
Sony Launches Cybershot RX 100 VI With High Magnifying Power and Touchscreen Sony Launches Cybershot RX 100 VI With High Magnifying Power and Touchscreen
- June 07, 2018

The new RX100 VI camera is being touted to be the first among RX100 models to come with a high magnification zoom lens. The Sony RX100 VI will cost $1,200 ($1,600 CAN) and be available for preorder on June 7 with units beginning to ship in early July. (more...)
Apple's New Group Facetime Feature Panned On Twitter Apple's New Group Facetime Feature Panned On Twitter
- June 07, 2018

Apple said it was working on "new features and enhancements" to address the concerns, and in March added a new webpage to educate parents about existing controls. Using the iPhone X's front-facing camera setup, users can create a Memoji that looks just like them, or anyone else. The Screen Time features work with Family Sharing and are account-based, so parents can configure the settings remotely for their child's devices. (more...)
"Code Vein" Launches Worldwide on September 28
- June 07, 2018

You can check out the latest in the above trailer. Code Vein was revealed all the way back in May 2017, as an action RPG that would scratch the same itch as the likes of Dark Souls . Having said that the game will support online cooperative play, so you will be able to summon other players in the fights as well. Players fill the shoes of a Revenant who, with the help of an AI-controlled companion named Mia Karnstein , hack and slash their way through the queen's lieutenants collecting ... (more...)
Microsoft sinks deep sea data centre off Orkney Microsoft sinks deep sea data centre off Orkney
- June 07, 2018

An undersea cable brings the data centre power and takes its data to the shore and the wider internet - but if the computers onboard break, they can not be repaired. Microsoft wants to see if submerging data centers into oceans can make them more energy efficient . The trial facility is officially called the Northen Isles SSDC-002 data centre. (more...)
MacOS Mojave revealed with Dark Mode MacOS Mojave revealed with Dark Mode
- June 07, 2018

That includes Xcode Dark Mode , for instance. Finder : There is the new Gallery view included in Finder , one that makes it easier for browsing photos . iOS 12 developer beta is available to paid Apple developers now, and the final version will be made publicly available "this fall" as a free update and most likely also pre-installed on new iPhones and iPads. (more...)
MacOS Mojave: The 5 Best New Features MacOS Mojave: The 5 Best New Features
- June 07, 2018

The newest version will be named Mojave , after the Mojave Desert in California. The latest tvOS 12 will be offered by Charter Communications to its customers later this year, joining AT&T's DirecTV Now in the US, Canal+ in France and Salt in Switzerland. (more...)
Google Releases Android P Beta 2 Google Releases Android P Beta 2
- June 07, 2018

Up until now, Android development teams are still securing the Android framework and Media framework, a process that begun with the Stagefright bug and feels like it won't end anytime soon. There are also new gender neutral "family" and "couple with heart" emoji. Unfortunately, Google still hasn't announced the actual name of the update. (more...)
Crayfish’s desperate bid to escape becoming Chinese meal pays off Crayfish’s desperate bid to escape becoming Chinese meal pays off
- June 06, 2018

Juike then responded: " I let him live , I already took him home and am raising him in an aquarium ". The clip has racked up more than a million views online, with people urging Jeiku to rescue the crayfish and spare its life. The quick-thinking crustacean's survival instincts kicked in as it was seen clinging on to the edge of a pot in a restaurant in China . According to the report of the Ministry of Agriculture, China's crayfish production has tripled from 2007 to 850,000 tons. (more...)
Moto Z3 Play launched with 18:9 display and Moto Mods support
- June 06, 2018

There's also a solid 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal memory - not too shabby at all! Image renders (via Android Headlines) also suggest the phone will have dual rear cameras and a glass back design. Motorola has already created an ecosystem of Moto Mods ranging from speakers to cameras. As per Geekbench , Moto Z3 Play scores 1299 and 4851 in single-core and multi-core performance respectively. (more...)
AMD Unveils Threadripper 2: 32 Cores of Multitasking Might AMD Unveils Threadripper 2: 32 Cores of Multitasking Might
- June 06, 2018

Today at Computex, AMD announced its second-generation Ryzen Threadripper CPU family. AMD's new Threadripper will be coming in 24C/48T and 32C/64T with the company showing off the new CPUs on air cooling here at Computex, which is very impressive. (more...)
Instagram working on hour-long videos Instagram working on hour-long videos
- June 06, 2018

The audience for original digital video has been rising steadily in the past five years. The social network has reportedly had recent rounds of conversations with content creators and publishers about making long-form video for the platform when the new feature launches. (more...)
IOS 12 Makes It Easier to Close Apps on iPhone X IOS 12 Makes It Easier to Close Apps on iPhone X
- June 06, 2018

Apple is rolling out a new feature called Shortcuts, which adds " quick actions " for any app. In the new macOS Mojave and iOS 12, Safari will not only scrub most of the data that makes your device trackable but also only just reveal generic configuration information and default fonts. (more...)
Take a look at some leaked photos of the BlackBerry KEY2 Take a look at some leaked photos of the BlackBerry KEY2
- June 06, 2018

Under the hood is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 octa-core chipset paired with 6GB of RAM. Keep in mind that last year's KEYone came in the same two versions, but the Black Edition actually arrived later with some beefed-up internals . (more...)
IOS 12 Siri Will Get Smarter Thanks to Shortcuts IOS 12 Siri Will Get Smarter Thanks to Shortcuts
- June 06, 2018

Yet it's easy to imagine an app like this getting smarter over time, and being able to measure more complex shapes automatically. Siri Shortcuts lets you customize Siri to personalize your experience with her. In January, two of Apple's major investors asked the company in an open letter to explore ways to empower parents who want to limit their children's device usage, noting the many research-backed negative consequences of excessive screen time. (more...)
Tetsuya Mizuguchi’s Tetris Effect coming to PS4, PSVR this fall Tetsuya Mizuguchi’s Tetris Effect coming to PS4, PSVR this fall
- June 06, 2018

From deep beneath the ocean to the furthest reaches of outer space and everywhere between, TETRIS EFFECT's 30-plus stages take players on a wondrous, emotional journey through the universe. A challenge for the mind and a feast for all the senses, TETRIS EFFECT is the flawless excuse to play Tetris again. and again.and again, and again, and again and again and again and again and again and again and. (more...)
AMD's next Ryzen Threadripper processor will be a 32-core beast
- June 06, 2018

And as you've probably figured it out by yourself, the die size of the Threadripper is enormous and houses 32 cores backed up by 64 threads. We'll keep you posted once we heard more regarding the card from the folks at AMD or PowerColor . (more...)
Blizzard confirms it’s working on a new Diablo project Blizzard confirms it’s working on a new Diablo project
- June 06, 2018

This news comes from a job listing on Blizzard's website, which openly acknowledges the company is working on a new, now unannounced, Diablo project. According to PC Gamer , Diablo designer David Brevik said previous year: "If they do a Diablo 2 Remaster, it's going to be hard to make it feel exactly like the same game". (more...)
Alfa Romeo 8C to be Resurrected as 700hp+ Super Coupe Alfa Romeo 8C to be Resurrected as 700hp+ Super Coupe
- June 06, 2018

The carbon-fibre chassis car's rear wheels will be driven by a twin-turbo V6 while the front axle will be electrically powered, explained Alfa chief Timothy Kuniskis, which should give it enough oomph to take on rivals like the Audi R8 and McLaren 570S. (more...)
IOS 12 introduces new features to reduce interruptions and manage Screen Time IOS 12 introduces new features to reduce interruptions and manage Screen Time
- June 06, 2018

And I was wrong", he said. The new WatchOS feature that may ultimately prove most useful is the new Walkie Talkie app that allows Watch users to speak to each other via one-off voice messages. The company's latest iOS update brings a host of new features. Later on your phone will remind you to send those photos to your friend, and then remind your friends to send their photos of the affair to you. (more...)
MacOS Mojave unveiled at Apple's WWDC 2018 event MacOS Mojave unveiled at Apple's WWDC 2018 event
- June 06, 2018

Mojave also makes it harder for trackers to create a unique fingerprint based on system information by only showing simplified system data. Apple is integrating UIKit framework into the macOS to enable this cross-platform compatibility. (more...)
Google Maps and Waze are coming to CarPlay in iOS 12 Google Maps and Waze are coming to CarPlay in iOS 12
- June 06, 2018

No launch date has yet been confirmed for iOS 12 , but reports indicate it is expected to be revealed in September. While Google's Android Auto has managed to provide a larger universe of apps via Android Auto, Apple has been largely hesitant in offering third party content on its service. (more...)
IOS 12 Will Help You Fight Your iPhone Addiction IOS 12 Will Help You Fight Your iPhone Addiction
- June 06, 2018

In addition, the new OS comes with a brand-new file format for 3D graphics called USDZ. Most notably, ARKit 2 will include support for shared experiences, which means that multiple users will be able to see a common virtual environment from their own perspective, Federighi said. (more...)
Asus’ New ZenBook Pros Have A Screen In The Touchpad Asus’ New ZenBook Pros Have A Screen In The Touchpad
- June 06, 2018

Both laptops come with NanoEdge displays though there are several significant differences between the two laptops. The larger model comes with up to a 15.6-inch 4K UHD panel (3840×2160 pixels) with touch capabilities. This way you can use the ScreenPad to quickly highlight some text and then tap on the Bold button to bold it. For now, the selection is mostly limited to a few basic Asus apps like a calendar, music player, and calculator, as well as the Microsoft Office suite. (more...)
Early reviews about Jaguar I-PACE electric vehicle are mostly positive Early reviews about Jaguar I-PACE electric vehicle are mostly positive
- June 06, 2018

With the dual-electric motor setup producing 395bhp and 696Nm of torque nearly instantaneously, the I-Pace can get from 0-60mph in 4.5 seconds - with one motor placed on each axle to allow for four-wheel drive. Since there is no transmission tunnel in the center of the I-PACE, there is a space for a 10.5-liter compartment in the center console for small items like phones, and keys. (more...)
Microsoft to offer the Xbox One X for $50 off during E3 Microsoft to offer the Xbox One X for $50 off during E3
- June 06, 2018

The Xbox One X might be the most powerful console on the market, but its $500 price tag has been a little hard for a lot of users to justify, especially if they already own an Xbox One. The Xbox One X sale goes live on June 10, the day Microsoft holds its E3 press conference. The last time the console hit this price was Black Friday. (more...)
Hitman 2 Leaked In Build-Up To E3 Hitman 2 Leaked In Build-Up To E3
- June 06, 2018

It looks like the Hitman announcement that has been teased for Thursday is a full-fledged sequel: prepare for Hitman 2. Yesterday they began tweeting hints about an official reveal later this week, but last night they accidentally went and posted a logo for the game on their website . (more...)
Gmail's major redesign will be available to all in July Gmail's major redesign will be available to all in July
- June 05, 2018

That likely means the new Gmail schedule for "regular" users is similar. The new Gmail offers features like message snoozing , attachment previews, a sidebar for both Google apps like Calendar and third-party services like Trello, offline support, confidential messages that self-destruct after a set time, and more. (more...)