Technology


OnePlus 6 Silk White available on June 5
- June 05, 2018

How about the OnePlus 6 in general? "We're proud of what we've accomplished, and we hope our users are too". The new handset (which is technically "silk white" in colour) is due to arrive on June 5, and will be available to order from 10am in the United Kingdom according to a countdown on the official OnePlus store . (more...)
Apple is bringing iOS apps to the Mac - sort of Apple is bringing iOS apps to the Mac - sort of
- June 05, 2018

With a single app for all machines, Mac, iPad and iPhone users will get new features at the same time. "In Safari, enhanced Intelligent Tracking Prevention helps block social media "Like" or "Share" buttons and comment widgets from tracking users without permission". (more...)
Apple announces tvOS 12 with support for Dolby Atmos and more Apple announces tvOS 12 with support for Dolby Atmos and more
- June 05, 2018

More providers are coming according to Apple . Sick of signing into TV apps all the time? Users will also be able to access all the apps provided by their TV provider right in Apple TV with Zero Sign-On, bypassing the need for user credentials if they're connected to the TV provider's network. (more...)
Apple Releases macOS High Sierra 10.13.5 with Messages in iCloud [Changelog] Apple Releases macOS High Sierra 10.13.5 with Messages in iCloud [Changelog]
- June 05, 2018

But since this is not a big update by any means therefore it is best to save yourself some trouble and opt for the over the air installation method which only involves the Mac App Store . For those not in the know, users will now be able to create a backup of their iMessages on all of their Apple devices, i.e iMessages on iPhone will be backed up on a MacBook as well as an iPad. (more...)
Apple, Samsung, Microsoft and others given ‘deep access’ to Facebook user data Apple, Samsung, Microsoft and others given ‘deep access’ to Facebook user data
- June 05, 2018

But the new revelations could spell new trouble for Facebook, which is already facing an investigation from the Federal Trade Commission over potential violations of a consent decree the two organizations signed in 2011. The problem lies in the level of access granted to these private APIs, which raises concerns over the amount of data shared with these third-parties. (more...)
The Xbox One is reportedly getting Alexa and Google Assistant support The Xbox One is reportedly getting Alexa and Google Assistant support
- June 05, 2018

A report from Windows Central claims to show screenshots of internal builds at Microsoft showcasing better support for digital assistants , including third-party ones like Alexa and Google Assistant . If you're an Xbox One S or Xbox One X owner considering buying a smart speaker, it may be worth waiting to see exactly what this feature turns out to be and how much support it gets. (more...)
Red Dead Redemption 2 Gets Three Special Editions Red Dead Redemption 2 Gets Three Special Editions
- June 04, 2018

Looking forward to trying out Red Dead Redemption 2 when it finally launches later this year? Judging by the amount of fan fervor it's produced, Red Dead Redemption 2 promises to be one of the biggest games of the year. The information also mentions two cash bonuses; one for Red Dead Redemption 2's story mode , and the other being $500,000 for Grand Theft Auto Online , which players will be able to spend immediately after pre-ordering the former. (more...)
Apple previews iOS 12: Memoji, tech addiction tool, group FaceTime Apple previews iOS 12: Memoji, tech addiction tool, group FaceTime
- June 05, 2018

Participants can be added at any time during a call, while you can then use FaceTime audio from Apple Watch. Can't wait for the Public Beta to arrive? iOS 12 was rumoured to be an update focused on refinement, and so far, Apple hasn't made any big changes to the interface but has made several small changes to how things work in iOS. (more...)
Apple looking to hire Intel Engineers for future Macs Apple looking to hire Intel Engineers for future Macs
- June 04, 2018

This may be part of Apple's Project Kalamata. The outlet is keen to point out that this location would put the lab closer to Oregon's computing hardware hub than the cluster of software and services companies in Portland. In fact, it appears that this is already happening in Oregon. It will not be Apple's only facility in the Pacific Northwest. The Oregonian doesn't know exactly where this new engineering lab is located beyond that it's near the border between Beaverton and Hillsboro in ... (more...)
Apple announces watchOS 5 at WWDC Apple announces watchOS 5 at WWDC
- June 04, 2018

Unlike the original iPhone, the first Apple Watch came with third-party apps from the start. watchOS 5 is expected to help Apple compete even more aggressively with Fitbit health trackers, which have remained competitive with the Apple Watch thanks to their lower price points. (more...)
Bungie Gets $100 Million To Make Non-Destiny Games Bungie Gets $100 Million To Make Non-Destiny Games
- June 04, 2018

According to a blog post they want to become "an entertainment company that sustains many worlds simultaneously - Destiny and new worlds to come". The announcement for Destiny 2's fall expansion and second year of content came via a very short teaser trailer tweeted out by Bungie and the official Destiny Twitter account . (more...)
Apple introduces iOS 12, its latest operating system iteration, at developer conference
- June 04, 2018

Apple has said that IOS 12 will work on all the devices that iOS 11 supported, and it's actually focussing a lot on those older devices. There could be minor visual changes in the interface. Tongue detection will allow Animoji characters to mimic the tongue movement of the iPhone owner. You can now assign phrases to Siri with other apps to help the digital assistant answer commands faster. (more...)
MacOS 10.14 leak 'confirms' system-wide dark mode and App Store videos MacOS 10.14 leak 'confirms' system-wide dark mode and App Store videos
- June 04, 2018

Going with the recent leak from a known developer Steve Troughton-Smith, the next version of macOS will feature another great addition to the software. We should also mention that Mac OS now features a dark menu bar and dock, but the new update will dim the lights on everything. Another major leak because Apple just uploaded a video to a place where everyone can find it. (more...)
It’s official: Microsoft has acquired GitHub for $7.5 billion It’s official: Microsoft has acquired GitHub for $7.5 billion
- June 04, 2018

Nat has a ton of experience with software and the open source software community, having co-founded Xamarin and worked on numerous open source projects over the years, and is the ideal person to help GitHub grow and continue to make life better for developers. (more...)
WWDC 2018: Will there be any new hardware reveals? WWDC 2018: Will there be any new hardware reveals?
- June 04, 2018

Apple is nearly certain to use WWDC 2018 to unveil new versions of its mobile operating system, iOS 12 , as well as its computing OS, macOS version 10.14. There's also an easy way to tune into the event on your telly by downloading the specific Apple Events app to your living room's centerpiece. Stay tuned for the latest tech updates . (more...)
Evolve’s servers to shut down in September Evolve’s servers to shut down in September
- June 04, 2018

While it gained a ton of hype in the run-up to its release in February 2015, asymmetrical multiplayer FPS Evolve never managed to become the massive success many expected. At the same time, Evolve Stage 2-the free-to-play branch of the game-will shut down entirely. However, this does not mean though that the game will not be playable as peer-to-peer multiplayer will still be available in Legacy Evolve . (more...)
WWDC 2018: Everything to expect from today's Apple WWDC keynote WWDC 2018: Everything to expect from today's Apple WWDC keynote
- June 04, 2018

Reports in the United States suggest Apple could introduce a tool to help users better manage their time on their devices as part of efforts to improve digital well-being. It launched the iAd platform in 2010, where app developers could insert Apple's technology into their apps and users would be shown programmatically placed ads in the app. (more...)
Asus has a monster phone for serious mobile gamers Asus has a monster phone for serious mobile gamers
- June 04, 2018

The Asus ROG Thor is a 1200-watt capacity, 80 Plus Platinum efficiency power supply created to support overclocking processors and multiple graphics cards at once. One of the key highlights of the event was ROG Rapture GT-AX11000, which is said to be capable of delivering wireless speeds of up to 11,000Mbps. In other words, you can simulate holding a controller and you will finally be able to play shooter games on your phone more comfortably. (more...)
Do We Already Know Fallout 76's Release Date? Do We Already Know Fallout 76's Release Date?
- June 04, 2018

That being said, October 27 is a Saturday, so the odds aren't good for October 27 being the game's exact release date. That's because October 27 lands on a Saturday, and video games tend to release on Tuesdays or Fridays. We expect the release date to be revealed during the Bethesda press conference at E3. The date on the person's Pip-Boy is October 27, 2101, which makes this one of the earlier Fallout games ever. (more...)
Microsoft marks one-year anniversary of Xbox Game Pass Microsoft marks one-year anniversary of Xbox Game Pass
- June 04, 2018

The company also notes how Xbox Game Pass has driven members to play more games than ever before, increasing discoverability of lesser-known titles. And while the service launched with more than 100 titles on offer, Microsoft bolstered the lineup by revealing all Microsoft Studios games would be launched into Game Pass alongside their retail releases . (more...)
Liveblog: Apple’s WWDC 2018 keynote is on June 4 Liveblog: Apple’s WWDC 2018 keynote is on June 4
- June 04, 2018

On top of that, Apple could refresh the MacBook Pro lineup with newer processors too, like it did a year ago. Also, the same can only be streamed on Safari browser on this link . Apple also may introduce new ways to help people manage their health and assist apps in the use of augmented reality - the blending of digital images and information with a physical setting through the camera. (more...)
Facebook let SIXTY companies have 'deep access personal data about users'
- June 04, 2018

The Times found that the company had at least 60 such deals over the past decade, many of which are still in effect, allowing the other companies access to personal data of Facebook users and their friends. But the company officials did not disclose that such restrictions were not applicable to makers of cellphones, tablets and other hardware, the report said. (more...)
Ferrari Classic 250 Sold for $70 Million Ferrari Classic 250 Sold for $70 Million
- June 04, 2018

Previously the highest price for a vehicle was $52 million, paid for another 1963 Ferrari GTO in 2013. The world's most-outrageously valuable automobile has become even more so with the reported sale this week of a 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO for $70 million, eclipsing other recent sales of the landmark race auto and the highest known sale by far of any vehicle, recent or classic. (more...)
WWDC 2018: What can you expect from Apple WWDC 2018: What can you expect from Apple
- June 04, 2018

You can watch the livestream on Apple's website . Expect plenty of big announcements with this major conference usually featuring big new software developments and some shiny new hardware. In a post on Daring Fireball , John Gruber revealed that the Mac OS store could get an entirely new design. The buzz is that macOS could also get Hey Siri support. (more...)
IPhone X can't make more than 15 phone calls IPhone X can't make more than 15 phone calls
- June 04, 2018

Additionally, Apple said that a forthcoming update to iOS will introduce a new power management feature that will provide users with detailed information about the state of their battery along with the ability to turn CPU throttling off. (more...)
Microsoft reportedly held talks about acquiring GitHub
- June 04, 2018

According to the latest report shared by the well-known web portal Business Insider, the tech giant Microsoft would be interested in buying GitHub, a web-based hosting service for version control using git and it is mostly used for computer code. (more...)
NetEase Announces Strategic Investment in Bungie NetEase Announces Strategic Investment in Bungie
- June 04, 2018

However, the studio has confirmed that they've partnered with the Chinese Internet technology company NetEase to create a brand new intellectual property. GM for strategic investments and partnerships at NetEase Games, Simon Zhu also shared the company's view on this minority stake. "Activision is an unbelievable partner, has been an wonderful partner, and remains an unbelievable partner for us". (more...)
Microsoft reportedly agrees to acquire GitHub Microsoft reportedly agrees to acquire GitHub
- June 04, 2018

The reported acquisition comes amid the San Francisco-based company's almost year-long search for a new CEO , as well as its first profit from its services. If Microsoft does acquire GitHub, it could be seen as a visible attempt to further integrate Linux and Windows and increase interoperability, as demonstrated by the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) compatibility layer found in Windows 10. (more...)
Highest price ever, 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO sells for $70 million
- June 03, 2018

In 2013 250 GTO S/N 5111 sold for £32 million ($52 million), and in 2014 250 GTO #3851 sold for £23 million, begging the question: "has the bottom fallen out of the 250 GTO market?". The collector's edition 4153T boasts a sleek, silver finish adorned with French tricolore stripes on its front. It was subsequently sold to the Ecurie Francorchamps where the French stripes were replaced by a yellow Belgian racing stripe. (more...)
Anthem: E3 Announcements Teased, New Art Revealed Anthem: E3 Announcements Teased, New Art Revealed
- June 03, 2018

Along with gameplay, a new trailer will be revealed featuring more on the story, characters, and monsters players will be fighting. It's been quite some time since we've heard anything about the game, so it's about time for us to hear a bit more about the ambitious multiplayer title, especially since it's been committed for a March 2019 release. (more...)