Technology


IOS 12 Will Help You Fight Your iPhone Addiction IOS 12 Will Help You Fight Your iPhone Addiction
- June 06, 2018

When can I start using Measure? "And I was wrong", he said. One of the more interesting features that no one really asked for, but seems super useful nonetheless, is an app for measuring things. 9to5Mac first noticed the update when combing through the iOS 12 beta, where one can find new settings for Face ID that allow users to "Set Up an Alternative Appearance". (more...)
MacOS Mojave's Continuity Camera Lets You 'Take Photo' with iPhones MacOS Mojave's Continuity Camera Lets You 'Take Photo' with iPhones
- June 06, 2018

The UI appearing on the client does not resemble an iOS or App Store view, does not provide a store-like interface, or include the ability to browse, select, or purchase software not already owned or licensed by the user. Office 365, Panic Transmit, Barebones BB Edit, Lightroom CC are among the new developers bringing apps to Mac App Store . The new sidebar displays sections like Discover , Create, Work, Play and Develop , each with helpful recommendations and app suggestions on each ... (more...)
Next-Gen Computer Chip for Robotics Released Next-Gen Computer Chip for Robotics Released
- June 06, 2018

The chip maker introduced the platform, named Isaac , over the weekend at the Computex show in Taiwan, with officials saying it will be the foundation of future autonomous machines-such as industrial robots and drones-in such sectors as manufacturing, construction, agriculture and logistics . (more...)
Blizzard is now working on an unannounced Diablo game Blizzard is now working on an unannounced Diablo game
- June 06, 2018

It's been some time since the release of Diablo 3 , but it seems like the time has come for a new announcement related to the series. The job opening is for a dungeon artist on the Diablo franchise, but the game is listed as an "unannounced project". (more...)
Sony's RX100 VI compact hides a ridiculous zoom lens Sony's RX100 VI compact hides a ridiculous zoom lens
- June 06, 2018

The new model boasts a 24-200mm focal range and the World's fastest autofocus at 0.03 seconds. Using technology developed for the top-of-the-line A9 mirrorless camera , the Cyber-shot RX100 VI features advanced features including EyeAF tracking capability, 315 phase detection autofocusing points and the ability to shoot at 24fps. (more...)
Bandai Namco confirms that CODE VEIN will release on September 26th Bandai Namco confirms that CODE VEIN will release on September 26th
- June 06, 2018

Check out a new trailer, the Collector's Edition and pre-order bonuses below. It's no secret that the game's combat and exploration systems were heavily inspired by the Soulsborne games, and players will get to rest at checkpoints to level up, while also unlocking shortcuts in interconnected levels. (more...)
Tim Cook criticises tech companies over privacy but disagrees with regulation Tim Cook criticises tech companies over privacy but disagrees with regulation
- June 06, 2018

This includes Apple working with Pixar to create a new file format - called USDZ. Finally , we'll see support for compound search terms, and the app will even suggest additional terms to help narrow things down further. It will now have support for audio books. The company also doubled down on its commitment to privacy with the introduction of tools to prevent advertisers from tracking users of Apple devices from being tracked online. (more...)
Jaguar I-Pace review | What Car? first drive Jaguar I-Pace review | What Car? first drive
- June 06, 2018

For a more detailed look at the Jaguar I-Pace, read on for the rest of our in-depth review. " Where other companies talk about the future, we build it ". The high torque density and high-energy efficiency characteristics of the motors deliver sports auto performance , launching the I-PACE from a standing start to 100km/h in just 4.8 seconds. (more...)
Microsoft is finally giving us a discount on the Xbox One X
- June 06, 2018

Get deals on Xbox One X enhanced titles like Sea of Thieves , FIFA 18, Assassin's Creed Origins , and Forza Motorsport 7, and immerse yourself in stunning 4K ultra HD gaming with HDR. Over 300 games are also being discounted, some of which have Xbox One X enhancements, so you can put those savings towards expanding your collection. (more...)
Alfa Romeo to reintroduce 8C, GTV by 2022 Alfa Romeo to reintroduce 8C, GTV by 2022
- June 06, 2018

For now, the Alfa Romeo brand sells only three models in the US: the Giulia, the Alfa 4C and the Stelvio. This stunning model will come rocking a number of unique features, including a carbon fiber monocoque chassis, a mid-engine twin-turbo, as well as an electrified front axle, over 700 hp, and a 0-62 time of under three seconds. (more...)
Mozilla brings new 'Side View' and theming features to Firefox Test Pilot Mozilla brings new 'Side View' and theming features to Firefox Test Pilot
- June 06, 2018

One lets you theme your browser with colors of your choosing, the other lets you view two websites within one tab. Eventually, if they garner enough positive feedback, both features could be added to Firefox's default setup. Once you've made a theme you can save and share the theme with others. Mozilla is positioning this as an easy way to compare shopping sites, news stories, and more. (more...)
Apple's CarPlay to support 3rd party navigation apps, here comes Waze Apple's CarPlay to support 3rd party navigation apps, here comes Waze
- June 05, 2018

This is the event where the tech giant announces all the new software it will roll out to its products. The interoperability will happen when Apple releases iOS 12 for iPhones and iPads in a few months. It's still not known how Google Maps and Waze will look and function in CarPlay , nor whether Google Maps in CarPlay will gain Siri support. (more...)
Ginger hair finally included as 157 new emojis launched Ginger hair finally included as 157 new emojis launched
- June 05, 2018

Raccoons, llamas, hippos, kangaroos, peacocks , parrots, lobsters and mosquitos will join the animal kingdom of emojis, and mangos , leafy greens, bagels, salt and moon cake will be available on the emoji menu. In Scotland - where 13% of the population is ginger - there have been online petitions for a ginger emoji. A total of 157 new symbols will be added. (more...)
BlackBerry Key2 leaks, shows off new design BlackBerry Key2 leaks, shows off new design
- June 05, 2018

We already a bit about the BlackBerry KEY2 , the successor to last year's quirky but fun BlackBerry KeyOne phone. And you can see numerous features also leaked in the past - including an official tease about the phone's camera from BlackBerry Mobile itself . (more...)
Destiny makers Bungie working on new game with Chinese publisher Destiny makers Bungie working on new game with Chinese publisher
- June 05, 2018

Most fans of the Destiny franchise will tell you that Destiny 2 , the sequel to the popular alien-shooting game that came out in 2014, took several steps backward from the original. Bows are also in, and each class seems to be getting significant reworks - "anime" style Void Warlock teleports were highlighted as the standout adjustment. (more...)
The Silk White OnePlus 6 Arrives Tomorrow The Silk White OnePlus 6 Arrives Tomorrow
- June 05, 2018

Even the box has been custom created to reflect the OnePlus 6 Marvel Avengers Limited Edition model's superhero heritage with the bundled Iron Man-themed back cover. The company had announced this variant along with the official launch of the other two color variants, the mirror black and the midnight black along with the limited, Marvel Avengers edition on May 21 in India. (more...)
Apple Introduces New Controls for Limiting Time Spent on Devices Apple Introduces New Controls for Limiting Time Spent on Devices
- June 05, 2018

There will also be improvements to the Search feature which will offer users suggestions based on relevant Events, People, Places, Groups, Categories, and more . "Hybrid applications will be possible, bringing the strengths of iOS to the Mac, and the strengths of Mac developers to iOS". It gives you insight into the amount of time you spend on your iPhone on a weekly basis with details like your most popular apps, how many times you picked the phone up, and more. (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

There's no word, though, on whether these changes will apply to regular users of Gmail. But by around October of this year, it's very likely that you will be forced to permanently use the new Gmail experience whether you like it or not. Allow their users to opt in to the new Gmail at the time of their choice . Admins can also give users the option to try the new Gmail at their own pace or - and this is the default setting - they can just wait another four weeks and then Google will ... (more...)
Lenovo Z5 with Snapdragon 636 is now official - Not Worth the Hype? Lenovo Z5 with Snapdragon 636 is now official - Not Worth the Hype?
- June 05, 2018

The Lenovo Z5 has been in the news for quite some time now and there was a lot of hype around the device due to rumors that suggested that the Z5 will come with features such as a huge battery with nearly 45 days of standby time, edge-to-edge notch-less display and glass back . (more...)
WWDC 2018: Apple unveils iOS 12 features, emojis and release date
- June 05, 2018

Notifications , on the other hand, will be more interactive - for example , they will let you respond to reservations or pay for rides directly from within the Watch version of the app. Some are speculating that this image depicts the Mojave Desert in California during the night, a sign that macOS 10.14 could be named "Mojave". It adds a dark mode, which makes backgrounds black and grey instead of white. (more...)
Warner Bros Dons Its Overalls for New Announcement Warner Bros Dons Its Overalls for New Announcement
- June 05, 2018

Over on ResetEra , a forum post (from member "Luna") detailed that a logo file for Hitman 2 was discovered in the source code for Warner Bros. Video game stories from other sites on the web. After developer Io-Interactive left Square Enix , Warner Bros. picked up the publishing rights to Hitman: Season One and it was assumed they probably would for any sequel. (more...)
Intel announces 28-Core CPU and 5GHz Core i7-8086K at Computex Intel announces 28-Core CPU and 5GHz Core i7-8086K at Computex
- June 05, 2018

To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the 8086, Intel is launching the Core i7-8086K. We've been talking about the Core i7-8086K Limited Edition processor for the past week, which as its name implies, is a homage to the famed 8086 processor which was released in 1978 and thus kicked off the x86 revolution. (more...)
Everything Apple announced at WWDC 2018 Everything Apple announced at WWDC 2018
- June 05, 2018

Parents can also use App Limits to set usage limits and content rules. Using the new Siri Shortcuts functionality iPhone users can create custom stacks of actions for the voice assistant to perform upon hearing a set command. Users of the iPhone X will be able to make personalised animated emojis, called MeMojis. Apple is also redesigning the macOS App Store to take design cues from the iOS store, bringing a unified design to all its platforms. (more...)
New ASUS laptop's touchpad doubles as full HD touchscreen New ASUS laptop's touchpad doubles as full HD touchscreen
- June 05, 2018

Microsoft Word , for example, will give you text editing tools while Excel will give you Excel tools. In total, you get five screens to work with - the main laptop screen, the touchpad screen, and three external monitors. The 14-inch model is better still looking than its big brother, thanks to a decorative metal bar that appears above the keyboard, a sleek dip near the hinge and some high-tech looking exhaust ports on the back. (more...)
Apple resumed its cooperation with the Telegram Apple resumed its cooperation with the Telegram
- June 05, 2018

Telegram is still available for download both inside Russia and the rest of the world, but has not been updated since the Russian court ruling. There you go, Telegrammers: you have your stickers back. "As a result, we've also been unable to fully comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for our EU-users by the deadline of May 25, 2018". (more...)
Nokia and Google phones with Snapdragon 710 SoC in works Nokia and Google phones with Snapdragon 710 SoC in works
- June 05, 2018

It seems that HMD Global is working on a new smartphone that will be powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 mobile platform. Google likes naming phones after fish, and according to a look we took at the recently released version of the new standalone Lens app , There's a new fish/phone named "Blueline" that Google may be planning. (more...)
Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 850 is a processor built with laptops in mind Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 850 is a processor built with laptops in mind
- June 05, 2018

The new Qualcomm X20 LTE modem - Cat.18 LTE - also supports almost all global operators for Gigabit LTE, by reducing the Listed Assisted Access (LAA) licensed requirement to only 10MHz. While the move from a 1.0 Gbps to a 1.2 Gbps capable modem might not sound overly exciting as the peak speeds of most domestic networks don't reach that, the impact of a better performing modem has additional benefits. (more...)
Apple's giving a new camera (and some tongue) to Messages and Memoji
- June 05, 2018

Group Facetime - introduced during Apple's 2018 Worldwide Developer's Conference (WWDC) on Monday, June 4 (June 5, Manila time) - will allow up to 32 people to go on a Facetime call at the same time. Alongside Memoji, Apple has added tongue detection to the Animoji. Anyone in the call can overlay animoji or apply filters to their video streams in the FaceTime call. (more...)
IOS 12 'doubles down' on performance IOS 12 'doubles down' on performance
- June 05, 2018

Apple plans to instead send out generic data to such collectors, making a user's device look just like any other Apple device. Here's what Apple has revealed so far. Apple said that News, Stocks, Voice Memos, and Home were all added to Mojave using the upcoming frameworks. Business Insider reports upgrades will also be made to iPhone cameras, allowing users to use photos to take measurements of objects. (more...)
Microsoft 'accidentally' leaked pre-order bonuses for Red Dead Redemption 2 Microsoft 'accidentally' leaked pre-order bonuses for Red Dead Redemption 2
- June 05, 2018

Today's announcement lists what gamers can expect to find in each version. Folks may remember the War Horse from the first game. The survival kit has items that replenish health, Dead Eye, and more. Ultimate Edition - $2 million. This edition (at retail) will also come with the world map and an exclusive SteelBook case. Metal Tithing Box with Lock & Key: Inspired by the lockbox used by the Van der Linde gang to stash contributions to the camp's upkeep, this thick gauged metal box includes ... (more...)