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Ford F-150 Raptor Gets Electronically Controlled Fox Shocks, Recaros Ford F-150 Raptor Gets Electronically Controlled Fox Shocks, Recaros
- May 27, 2018

American carmaker, Ford has upgraded the iconic and popular 2019 F-150 Raptor in to an ultimate high-performance off-road pickup as it now comes with even better upgraded technology including class-exclusive, electronically controlled FOX shocks, new Trail Control and all-new Recaro sport seats. (more...)
Epic Games Details Upcoming Changes Coming to Fortnite: Battle Royale Epic Games Details Upcoming Changes Coming to Fortnite: Battle Royale
- May 27, 2018

The team over at Epic are no stranger to smashing records but the an interesting stat regarding their Battle Pass numbers was definitely more than a little impressive. The Playground LTM will load you into the Battle Royale Map with some adjusted settings. Instead, Epic Games will email you a six-digit code that you'll be prompted to enter after entering your password to log into your account. (more...)
Far Cry 5 Announces Vietnam DLC, Zombies, and Sci-Fi Goodness Far Cry 5 Announces Vietnam DLC, Zombies, and Sci-Fi Goodness
- May 27, 2018

You'll also have the ability to call in "bombing airstrikes", which will presumably deliver more bang-for-the-buck than Hurk's mom's helicopter , and a new Survival Instinct feature that grants up to four temporary perks for accumulating stealth kills. (more...)
Dark Souls Remastered Launch Trailer, Out This Weekend Dark Souls Remastered Launch Trailer, Out This Weekend
- May 26, 2018

At the time of this writing, Dark Souls: Remastered has almost 1,500 user reviews on Steam , but unfortunately, those appear to be mixed. It is Xbox One X enhanced as well to support upscaled 4K resolution. The trailer provides a look into the game's dark fantasy world, monsters, and a summary of the story. As a remaster, Dark Souls: Remastered will have a lot of improvements from the original release. (more...)
Moto G6 U.S. availability: pre-orders, release date, carriers, and more Moto G6 U.S. availability: pre-orders, release date, carriers, and more
- May 26, 2018

It has reportedly sent media invites for a launch event scheduled on June 6, where the Moto Z3 Play may get announced. While the teaser doesn't give away any details about the device, it isn't rocket science to predict what smartphone will launch. (more...)
Apple revoked Valve's Steam Link app approval over 'business conflicts' Apple revoked Valve's Steam Link app approval over 'business conflicts'
- May 26, 2018

There are even streaming apps for iOS which use Nvidia's GameStream technology to remotely play titles running on a PC, just like the Steam Link app . Starting with the Transparency Report period July 1 - December 31 2018, Apple will report on Government requests to take down Apps from the App Store in instances related to alleged violations of legal and/or policy provisions. (more...)
Vivo Apex goes from concept to mass-produced smartphone on June 12 Vivo Apex goes from concept to mass-produced smartphone on June 12
- May 26, 2018

Either way, it looks like Vivo is set to release a truly bezel-less phone in June. Vivo will be launching the phone at an event in Shanghai, reports Android Central . Vivo have sent us some gifs from a teaser video which you can see below. The main smartphone design trend this year is to create all-screen smartphones that look exactly like the iPhone X . (more...)
Playground Limited Time Mode to Allow Newbs to Practice - Fortnite Playground Limited Time Mode to Allow Newbs to Practice - Fortnite
- May 26, 2018

Epic Games is taking its first steps toward implementing a creative mode in " Fortnite ". It nearly sounds like a tutorial for the regular battle royale option, since all treasure chests and ammo crates will be spawned and you'll be able to re-drop at any point. (more...)
How to Delete Your Apple ID and All Your Data With it How to Delete Your Apple ID and All Your Data With it
- May 26, 2018

To access the information about you, you need to log in using your Apple account information. As long as that possibility may not work in all countries. It also doesn't include Apple Online Store transaction history or Marketing communications history. It can take up to a week to prepare the downloads if large amounts of photos and videos are involved. (more...)
Men furious over Battlefield V featuring women Men furious over Battlefield V featuring women
- May 26, 2018

The publisher had revealed earlier in the week that Battlefield 5 won't have loot boxes . Grøndal's post is a quoted tweet of a thread by Game Informer Australia's David Milner , who compiled a string of gameplay gifs demonstrating the havoc that can typically unfold in a Battlefield game, which isn't particularly historically accurate or grounded in the world of reality and physics at all. (more...)
Qualcomm launches Snapdragon 710 platform in mobile AI, neural networking push Qualcomm launches Snapdragon 710 platform in mobile AI, neural networking push
- May 26, 2018

The platform is the first in Qualcomm's new 700-tier portfolio. The tech giant hopes that the upcoming range of products in the line will bring "select premium-tier features to a broader audience", as well as provide consumers with more than we now expect from high-end mobile devices. (more...)
Trump Tells Grads 'You Don't Give Up, You Don't Give In' Trump Tells Grads 'You Don't Give Up, You Don't Give In'
- May 25, 2018

We are going to stand up for America. We are going to stand up for America. Trump repeatedly warned Thursday the US military would be ready if Kim reacted "foolishly" and the region returned to heightened tensions. The ceremony took place in the football stadium at Annapolis, with about 30,000 family members and friends in attendance. The 2018 class included 283 Navy aviators, 276 surface warfare officers, 236 Marines, 135 Navy Seals, 70 restricted line officers, and 15 explosive ordinance ... (more...)
North Korea Still Open To Talks After Trump Cancels Summit North Korea Still Open To Talks After Trump Cancels Summit
- May 25, 2018

A composite image of Trump and Kim Jong Un . Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye Gwan called Trump's withdrawal "unexpected" and "very regrettable", and said the cancellation of the talks showed "how grave the status of historically deep-rooted hostile North Korea-U.S. (more...)
Apple Signs Deal With Volkswagen for Driverless Cars Apple Signs Deal With Volkswagen for Driverless Cars
- May 25, 2018

Apple has signed a deal with Volkswagen to produce a self-driving version of its T6 Transporter van , according to the New York Times . For the past several years, Apple sought partnerships with the luxury carmakers BMW and Mercedes-Benz to develop an all-electric self-driving vehicle, according to five people familiar with the negotiations who asked not to be identified because they weren't authorized to discuss the matter publicly. (more...)
Kia unveils upgraded Sportage with diesel 48V mild-hybrid powertrain Kia unveils upgraded Sportage with diesel 48V mild-hybrid powertrain
- May 25, 2018

The EcoDynamics+ diesel mild-hybrid system is paired with Kia's Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) active emissions control technology, reducing Carbon dioxide emissions by up to 4% on the new Worldwide harmonized Light vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP), and up to 7% on the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC). (more...)
Acer's first high-end Chromebooks are built for business Acer's first high-end Chromebooks are built for business
- May 25, 2018

As you'd probably expect, a couple of these Chromebooks are convertibles, including one of the 15-inch models, which is a first for Acer . There's also a new option if you remain firmly in the Windows camp. 32,000). Acer also announced a non-convertible version, the Chromebook 13 . "Both 13" Chromebooks get 13.5" IPS displays with a resolution of 2256x1504, though only the Spin's has touch capability. (more...)
Facebook Upgrades Two Factor Authentication: Here’s How to Set It Up Facebook Upgrades Two Factor Authentication: Here’s How to Set It Up
- May 25, 2018

Not sure what Two-Factor authentication is? There are many different authentication protocols being set by each and every website, app, or system but not everything can be considered really secure. Two-factor authentication is a pretty widely supported security strategy that adds another line of defense for users so they aren't screwed if their login credentials are compromised. (more...)
Ferrari Rewards Loyal Customer With Unique SP38 Supercar Ferrari Rewards Loyal Customer With Unique SP38 Supercar
- May 25, 2018

The customer worked with Ferrari on the vehicle from the outset, collaborating on its design and their individual needs. Designed by the Ferrari Design Centre on the chassis and running gear of the standard 488 GTB , this unique auto reflects the specific vision of a client with a deep passion for racing. (more...)
Apple revokes initial approval of Steam Link app with unclear reasoning Apple revokes initial approval of Steam Link app with unclear reasoning
- May 25, 2018

The physical Steam Link box, which wirelessly pipes PC games to a TV. This isn't the first time something like this has happened when it comes to controversial apps on Apple's App Store. Apple's App Store guidelines ban such a store-within-a-store unless the purchases flow the Apple's infrastructure and pay Apple's cut. Why are other remote desktop clients allowed? Steam Link achieves the same goal of letting PC gamers play something on their television sets (and in this case ... (more...)
Honda showcases Civic Type R pick-up truck concept Honda showcases Civic Type R pick-up truck concept
- May 25, 2018

Built by a specialist team from the Product Engineering department at the Honda of the UK Manufacturing (HUM) factory in Swindon and codenamed "Project P", the Civic Type R Pickup Truck has been modified and developed from the standard road auto to create potentially one of the fastest pickup trucks on UK roads. (more...)
Apple may owe you $50 if you replaced an iPhone battery early Apple may owe you $50 if you replaced an iPhone battery early
- May 25, 2018

Apple has introduced a new "iPhone out-of-warranty battery replacement credit" programme. As lithium-ion batteries age, Apple pointed out, the amount of power they can deliver is reduced. The $80 credit announced today means that Australian users that paid full price previous year are no worse off than those who put up with device performance issues. (more...)
Samsung Has to Pay Apple $539M for Infringing Patents Samsung Has to Pay Apple $539M for Infringing Patents
- May 25, 2018

As reported by Bloomberg , Apple sought $ 1 billion in the retrial, an amount it was awarded back in 2012 over several patent infringements relating to the iPhone . In this case , the jury decided that it was indeed the whole phone - and this could have ramification for future, similar, trials. This brings the total to almost $ 539 million . (more...)
Samsung May Feature Google’s Wear OS In Its Next Smartwatch Samsung May Feature Google’s Wear OS In Its Next Smartwatch
- May 25, 2018

Wear OS is the new name for Google's operating system for wearables, which was previously known as Android Wear. If a recent trademark application is anything to go by then Samsung might be thinking about replacing the Gear branding for its smartwatches in favor of Galaxy . (more...)
Popular British gaming critic 'TotalBiscuit' dies at 33 Popular British gaming critic 'TotalBiscuit' dies at 33
- May 25, 2018

Tributes poured in for the popular YouTuber with fans describing Bain as a "warrior", a "fighter" and "an inspiration". In 2014, he announced to fans that he had been diagnosed with "full blown cancer ". As Kotaku reported, he was forced to retire from his work as a gaming critic, though he planned to continue his plans to make a video game alongside his wife. (more...)
Meet the HTC U12+ Meet the HTC U12+
- May 25, 2018

The new U series model also doesn't include a notch that has become a trend in the smartphone market since the arrival of the iPhone X in September 2017. This means you can use the edges to zoom in on a map or play and pause music. This places it between the Huawei P20 Pro (with an overall score of 106) and the Huawei P20 (with an overall score of 102). (more...)
Tiahleigh Palmer Murder: Foster Father Sentenced Tiahleigh Palmer Murder: Foster Father Sentenced
- May 25, 2018

In October 2015 her mother officially relinquished custody of her. Her body was found on the banks of the Pimpama River a week later. The Supreme Court heard Tiahleigh was mostly naked when her body was found and there was a bruise on her scalp. (more...)
PM Modi to not present Visva-Bharati Awards, Mamata Banerjee 'shocked' PM Modi to not present Visva-Bharati Awards, Mamata Banerjee 'shocked'
- May 25, 2018

Modi, who greeted his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina in Bengali, said the government would take initiatives to ensure that the youth of both the countries get to know about the cultural contributions made by dignitaries of the two nations. (more...)
Kilauea lava sparks haunting BLUE FLAMES Kilauea lava sparks haunting BLUE FLAMES
- May 25, 2018

Carver Struve, emergency management co-lead at the NASA Headquarters in Washington, said in a statement . Geothermal energy is also considered a clean resource as it doesn't generate greenhouse gas emissions, said Bridget Ayling, the director of Nevada's Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy. (more...)
Facebook and Google targeted as first GDPR complaints filed Facebook and Google targeted as first GDPR complaints filed
- May 25, 2018

So it's important that our right to privacy under the Human Rights Convention and the more specific fundamental right to protection of our personal data (under the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights ) can be upheld in practice. "I underestimated the scope of work required by the deadline, and this was the required alternative", Instapaper CEO Brian Donohue tweeted on Thursday. (more...)
Rashid-inspired SRH beats KKR, moves into final Rashid-inspired SRH beats KKR, moves into final
- May 25, 2018

When is the IPL match Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders? These are two evenly-matched teams that are more similar than different. Towards the end, the match becomes a thriller of sorts but Kolkata captain Dinesh Karthik's 22-ball 26 ensured his side not only had its revenge but two valuable points courtesy a win with only two deliveries remaining. (more...)