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Fortnite Adds Shopping Carts As Its First Vehicle Fortnite Adds Shopping Carts As Its First Vehicle
- June 01, 2018

PUBG claims that Epic Games allegedly infringed copyright and filed a complaint to determine whether Fortnite copied the PlayerUnknown's Battleground game. If it's discovered Epic Games lifted code directly from PUBG without modifying it they'll have some sort of case on their hands. They can be found in woody, shady or swampy areas and will give 5 shield which maxes at 100. (more...)
Groove Music for Android and iOS will be retired Groove Music for Android and iOS will be retired
- June 01, 2018

At the same time, though, the company confirmed that it would be still investing in the app itself, specifically for Windows 10 users, so they could keep using it as a digital locker service for purchased MP3s and other music. While it supports playback of media, it is not as well suited for that than dedicated applications to play music on mobile devices. However, it's still a downer for Microsoft fans who may have been sticking with Groove on either platform. (more...)
Fortnite appears to be coming to Nintendo Switch in new leak
- June 01, 2018

Though " Fortnite " hasn't been announced as coming to Switch, the rating is as close as it gets to an official reveal without Epic Games just announcing it. During the E3 scheduling process, we've received embargoed confirmation of other titles on this list. The world's most popular game popped up on the Korean Game Rating and Administration Committee database overnight , specifically listed for the Nintendo Switch . (more...)
LG G7 ThinQ Unboxing & Tour | Feature-stuffed flagship LG G7 ThinQ Unboxing & Tour | Feature-stuffed flagship
- June 01, 2018

The LG V35 ThinQ runs Android 8.0 Oreo and sports a 6-inch Quad-HD+ (1440x2880) OLED FullVision display protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The company has incorporated the AI CAM which offers 19 shooting modes, Portrait Mode for both the front and rear cameras, 2D and 3D stickers with facial recognition. (more...)
XCOM 2, Trials Fusion lead PlayStation Plus lineup for June XCOM 2, Trials Fusion lead PlayStation Plus lineup for June
- June 01, 2018

Ghost Recon: Future Soldier is certainly better than Wildlands , but it is a very restrictive and scripted "stealth" game with overblown action and asinine set-pieces that throw realism straight out the window. June's PS Plus lineup won't be up for grabs until next week, so you'll still be able to snag last month's titles if you haven't already done so. Meanwhile, Xbox Live Gold members will receive Assassin's Creed Chronicles: Russia on Xbox One, as well as SMITE: Gold Bundle from ... (more...)
Apple to reveal 'Digital Health' iOS 12 iPhone features at WWDC
- June 01, 2018

These new features will all apparently be part of software that Apple is internally calling "ARKit 2.0". As noted in January , the company made a decision to hold back on larger updates to its operating systems this year to focus on bug fixes and performance improvements, resulting in a fairly tame-sounding slate of WWDC announcements. (more...)
BBC to run 'first-come, first-serve' UHD trial during World Cup BBC to run 'first-come, first-serve' UHD trial during World Cup
- June 01, 2018

In both cases, video will be streamed at 50 frames per second. Football fans will be able to watch the World Cup as if they are enjoying the comforts of an executive box as the BBC debuts its coverage of matches in virtual reality. In other words, if it doesn't work very smoothly, well, that's tough luck. While not every World Cup match will be available on the app, the BBC hold the rights to 25 group games, as well as eight knockout matches, including the World Cup Final on July 15. (more...)
OnePlus 6 spoofing: why face unlocking is still untrustworthy OnePlus 6 spoofing: why face unlocking is still untrustworthy
- June 01, 2018

To the surprise of... not very many people, it has emerged that the OnePlus 6's Face Unlock system can be fooled by a picture of the phone owner's face. Not all smartphone face unlock features are created equal. They still recommend using a password or PIN or even a fingerprint to unlock your device if you're concerned with security (as we should all be). (more...)
Last off the line Viper and Demon go to auction Last off the line Viper and Demon go to auction
- June 01, 2018

So that's almost 15 litres of swept capacity and the best part of 1,500hp in two iconic cars, and one chance to buy them as a pair. Both cars will be Viper Red (the Challenger will be hand painted soon at its "upfit center"), paying homage to a quarter of a century of Dodge V10 heritage that's now coming to an end. (more...)
Samsung doubles the number of expressive stickers for AR Emoji to 36
- June 01, 2018

Just last week alone, Samsung Electronics was on a roll releasing multiple Galaxy variants. Now, according to a report from Korean news outlet ET News (via SamMobile ), the Galaxy S10 will finally get an in-display ultrasonic sensor, courtesy of Qualcomm . (more...)
Apple has blocked Telegram updates on the App Store Apple has blocked Telegram updates on the App Store
- June 01, 2018

Durov has said that Russian Federation accounts for just 7 per cent of the Telegram user base, and claims Apple has nevertheless "restricted" updates for users around the world since mid-April. Durov insists that Telegram has done "the only possible thing, preserving the right of our users to privacy in a troubled country". "Unfortunately, Apple didn't side with us", he continued. (more...)
The word that eliminated Lehigh Valley spelling bee champ from national finals The word that eliminated Lehigh Valley spelling bee champ from national finals
- June 01, 2018

Forty-one spellers advanced to Thursday's finals out of a field of 516 - by far the largest in the 93-year history of the competition. At February's bee in St. He said he wasn't overly disappointed by not making it to the finals. "I knew nearly all the words in Round 6, so I was really upset", said Melodie Loya, 13, who forgot the silent "g" in the word "pignoli", a synonym for pine nuts. (more...)
Dell working on foldable dual-screen Windows 10 device Dell working on foldable dual-screen Windows 10 device
- June 01, 2018

It will apparently run on a Snapdragon 850 , which is interesting because that's not a chip that Qualcomm has announced (so takes this all with a grain of salt). Is a laptop/smartphone hybrid device as depicted in the renders above interest you? Microsoft has worked on a similar portable tablet device in the past. (more...)
Leaked image indicates Assassin's Creed: Odyssey will be set in ancient Greece Leaked image indicates Assassin's Creed: Odyssey will be set in ancient Greece
- June 01, 2018

The next chapter in Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed franchise has seemingly leaked by a new line of Ubisoft merchandise, namely a keyring featuring the logo for Assassin's Creed Odyssey . Instead, it should launch before the end of the publisher's current fiscal year, which wraps up March 31, 2019. At the moment, no more information has been provided about the game, but it's very likely that we'll hear a lot more in a few days, as the Electronic Entertainment Expo kicks off in Los Angeles. (more...)
Teens are abandoning Facebook, Pew study confirms Teens are abandoning Facebook, Pew study confirms
- June 01, 2018

A report past year by investment firm Piper Jaffray showed Snapchat is the preferred social network for United States teens, with 47 percent using the platform. The margin of error is 5 percentage points. Those reporting a more positive view noted how social media helps users connect to friends and family while those believing it to have a negative impact pointed to bullying and rumor-spreading on social media sites. (more...)
Telegram says Apple has prevented it from updating since April
- June 01, 2018

Local authorities have demanded that Telegram be removed from the App Store after the service refused to provide the Russian government with decryption keys that would allow access to user communications. Shortly after, Russian Federation also blocked a number of IP addresses from Amazon and Google. The most recent figures released by Telegram note that there are about 200 million monthly active users, with 14 million in Russia , although those figures predate the scuffle with Russian ... (more...)
Cody Travers joins Street Fighter V next month Cody Travers joins Street Fighter V next month
- May 31, 2018

His sartorial switch-up is for a reason, too: Cody is now the Mayor of Metro City. - Here is the new commercial for Street Fighter V , featuring Kenny Omega as Cody Travers, and Xavier Woods as the mysterious voice on the phone... (more...)
Last Call for Alcohol: 4AM Bar Bill Passes California State Senate Last Call for Alcohol: 4AM Bar Bill Passes California State Senate
- May 31, 2018

Should this bill become law , it would ban ISPs from blocking websites, throttling data speeds, or participating in paid prioritization deals. I want to thank the enormous grassroots coalition that is fighting tooth and nail to help pass SB 822 and protect a free and open internet. (more...)
Fallout 76 release date, trailer and what to expect? Fallout 76 release date, trailer and what to expect?
- May 31, 2018

Fallout 76 may not be the game you're expecting it to be, according to a new report. Originally prototyped as a multiplayer version of Fallout 4 with the goal of envisioning what an online Fallout game might look like, Fallout 76 has evolved quite a bit over the past few years, those sources said. (more...)
Bethesda Teasing Fallout Announcement - Fallout 5 Bethesda Teasing Fallout Announcement - Fallout 5
- May 31, 2018

That alone surely suggests a new game or spin-off rather than a port of an older game. With E3 just around the corner, Bethesda have picked the flawless time to start teasing some Fallout news, which is what they've started doing, the little scamps. (more...)
All 2019 iPhones could have OLED screens All 2019 iPhones could have OLED screens
- May 31, 2018

For example, Japan Display fell by ten percent, and Sharp at four. A decline of 4.3 percent was seen in Sharp Corporation. Both Japan Display and Sharp are now unable to mass produce OLEDs. Samsung was down 1.5 %. If this report from ET News checks out, we're looking at three OLED-equipped iPhones in 2019. Reportedly, Apple has been working on iPhone X models that are bigger than the ones that are now available. (more...)
Xiaomi's Mi 8 is an unabashed iPhone X copycat Xiaomi's Mi 8 is an unabashed iPhone X copycat
- May 31, 2018

On the software front all three phones run Android OS but with custom UIs layered on top. "I've been using an iPhone but will now buy a Mi 8 ", he said, flanked by other fans wearing t-shirts blazoned with slogans such as, "I love Mi". (more...)
Today’s free title update adds Elder Dragon Lunastra to the game Today’s free title update adds Elder Dragon Lunastra to the game
- May 31, 2018

This time, a new monster is being introduced to shake things up, and its name is Lunastra. Following Deviljho and Kulve Taroth, Lunastra will bring to the blate the ability to fight together with her mate Teostra and deliver devastating joint arracks together with him. (more...)
Audi teases front end of new Q8 SUV Audi teases front end of new Q8 SUV
- May 31, 2018

The Audi e-tron prototype was put through more than 1,000 hours of testing here. With these solutions, the drag coefficient for the Audi e-tron prototype is nearly 0.07 less than for a comparable, conventionally powered vehicle. The image from the driver-side camera will appear on a screen between the door and the instrument cluster. The teaser also reveals some other design and styling bits, like - the bold character lines on the hood, the sleek-looking ORVMs, roof rails, and large, ... (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation warns of Russian hackers infecting routers Federal Bureau of Investigation warns of Russian hackers infecting routers
- May 31, 2018

That's a pretty alarming PSA , but also a somewhat vague one. If my router was infected and I reboot, is it safe? What can you do to keep malware away from it? The core infection persists on reboot and there's no simple way to delete it. (more...)
Xiaomi’s Mi 8 may be its most brazen iPhone copycat yet Xiaomi’s Mi 8 may be its most brazen iPhone copycat yet
- May 31, 2018

The company states that this provides more information to the users and also enables gesture friendly actions for a improved user experience. The Mi Band 3 has a heart rate sensor, water and dust resistant design, and optional NFC. The InfraRed lens will help to securely authenticate faces and unlock the device even at complete darkness. The screen-to-body ratio touches almost 90 percent but more accurately, it comes in at 88.5 percent, with the brightness of the display going up as high as ... (more...)
Day sales of Galaxy S9 only 70 pct of predecessor Day sales of Galaxy S9 only 70 pct of predecessor
- May 31, 2018

At the CES 2018 tech show in January, the Vivo X20 Plus US caught our attention due to the in-display fingerprint sensor. The Galaxy S9 Plus also has a larger capacity 3,500mAh battery compared to the regular S9's 3,000mAh cell. Samsung is known for such innovations with their new smartphones. While the analyst generally limits himself to speculate about Apple products, this little bit of love for Samsung caused jitters all around. (more...)
Atari VCS preorders are finally available through Indiegogo Atari VCS preorders are finally available through Indiegogo
- May 31, 2018

But hey, Atari fans have already waited decades for a new console. Although the Atari VCS looks and sounds like a console, Atari has made it clear that they're trying to stay away from the perception that this is going after the likes of Xbox and PlayStation. (more...)
Get Nearly All Star Citizen Ships In a Single $27000 USD Pack Get Nearly All Star Citizen Ships In a Single $27000 USD Pack
- May 31, 2018

Fortune reached out to Roberts Space Industries, Star Citizen's developer, for comment, but did not receive an immediate response. Thankfully though, someone has posted the contents of the Legatus Pack which you can find here on the official forums. (more...)
Will plus size smartphone feature iPhone X's best design feature? Will plus size smartphone feature iPhone X's best design feature?
- May 31, 2018

If you were still thinking the renders and screen protector shots we've seen hit the web don't truly encapsulate what the upcoming Pixels could look like, it is specifically mentioned many times in this report that these OLED panels will feature a top notch. (more...)