Technology


Pixel 3 XL Prototype Reveals Updated Design And Notch Pixel 3 XL Prototype Reveals Updated Design And Notch
- June 08, 2018

The device in the images above supports rumors from a Bloomberg report on May 30, which suggested that Google's Pixel 3XL smartphone will come with a "nearly edge-to-edge screen", as well as a larger bezel at the bottom that's commonly known as a "chin" below the display. (more...)
Apple’s WWDC 2018: What to Watch For Apple’s WWDC 2018: What to Watch For
- June 08, 2018

Up to 32 people can be in on the same Facetime call, which will be especially important for employees to hold face-to-face meetings with a large group. During the WWDC 2018 Conference, Apple senior vice president of Software Engineering Craig Federighi conducted a live demo to show the functionality of group FaceTime showing how it integrates with Messages and how easy it is to use. (more...)
Valve Makes Big Change To What Games Are Allowed On Steam Valve Makes Big Change To What Games Are Allowed On Steam
- June 08, 2018

Johnson clarified that, thus far, decisions about Steam content have not been automated or influenced by third parties. So if a player accidentally stumbles upon something triggering, they can't accuse Valve of supporting racist, sexist, or other discriminatory ideologies. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 renders leak Samsung Galaxy Note 9 renders leak
- June 08, 2018

The CAD information, of course, could be erroneous or represent an older version of the device, but it might also be legitimate. Before that happens, though, the rumor mill has to go through the paces and try to reveal as much about the upcoming Galaxy Note 9 as it possibly can. (more...)
Facebook Admits Facebook Admits "Bug" Had Private Posts Of 14 Million Users Made Public
- June 08, 2018

It's the latest in a series of high-profile embarrassments for Facebook as the company attempts to regain the trust of its users in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, in which the personal information of up to 87 million users was found to have been improperly obtained by a political-research firm and used for campaign ad targeting. (more...)
The Best Deals in Microsoft's E3 Sale The Best Deals in Microsoft's E3 Sale
- June 08, 2018

This feature for the Xbox consoles opens up an entirely new world for gamers, including free games each month! The sale will offer deals on the Xbox One S , Xbox One X (the first time the system has ever been discounted), major games, controllers, Xbox Live , Xbox Game Pass, and more! It sounds like this deal is just for new subscribers, though. (more...)
Hitman 2 announced for November, see the first trailer Hitman 2 announced for November, see the first trailer
- June 08, 2018

The accompanying press release included a comment from Warner Bros . David Haddad, President of Warner Bros . Interactive Entertainment. "IO Interactive has done a fantastic job with the Hitman franchise, and this new game will provide a distinct gameplay experience for players to be creative in larger sandbox locations". (more...)
Samsung may unveil new triple camera system with the Galaxy S10 model
- June 07, 2018

The phone will be backed by a 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded via microSD card slot. The early launch could mean Samsung is in a hurry to launch its new flagship, which is crucial for the company to maintain its dominance amid fierce competition. (more...)
BlackBerry Key2 specs, photos leak ahead of June 7 reveal BlackBerry Key2 specs, photos leak ahead of June 7 reveal
- June 07, 2018

Around back is one of the biggest upgrades from the KEYone to the KEY2. As you'd expect, the KEY2's many enhancements have resulted in a steeper price tag compared to last year's model. The QWERTY still supports touch-gestures like scrolling and Flick Typing for predictive texting, as also 52 app shortcuts via short and long press. The leaked pictures show a device which looks similar to the KEYone, with the new handset featuring a classic keyboard like its predecessor. (more...)
Valve unveils 'anything goes' Steam strategy with two major caveats
- June 07, 2018

When debating what is and isn't allowed on Steam, the company has seemingly determined nearly anything goes, provided it doesn't cross that legal line and isn't designed exclusively for trolling purposes. "The Steam Store is going to contain something that you hate and don't think should exist", Johnson pointed out. While alternatives to Steam exist - Origin or Humble Bumble come to mind - none offer the same scope or enjoy the level of user or developer engagement as Valve's platform. (more...)
How do iOS Screen Time and Android Digital Wellbeing stack up? How do iOS Screen Time and Android Digital Wellbeing stack up?
- June 07, 2018

It also features a new design. Although Apple didn't make this announcement on its WWDC 2018 , according to the source 9to5mac, iOS 12 soon let you register an "alternative appearance" for Face ID. After trying out Apple's new controls, he saw his usage in a new light. "Siri was introduced as a voice assistant in 2010, and it's hard to reframe that now". (more...)
Moto Z3 Play: yeah or nah? Moto Z3 Play: yeah or nah?
- June 07, 2018

It also continuous the Moto Mod concept of the flagship Z series. The company's latest two-lens solution combines a new 12-MP main sensor with f/1.7 aperture and a 5-MP secondary sensor, to allow for shallow depth-of-field tricks. Android 8.1 Oreo is available out of the box with Motorola's adjustments, as well as a 3,000 mAh battery with fast charging. It will come bundled with a free 2000mAh battery mod. (more...)
Jeep Renegade facelift revealed Jeep Renegade facelift revealed
- June 07, 2018

The Renegade facelift, as reported by us earlier gets subtle tweaks, inside out. The front bumper has been completely redesigned, with the fog lights appearing to be bigger, and they now sit in the main lower grille. Once officially launched, 2019 Jeep Renegade will compete against Hyundai Creta, Renault Captur and soon to be launched Nissan Kicks. Under the hood, the India-bound SUV is likely to come with a 140hp, 2.0-litre diesel and a 1.4-litre turbo-petrol engine with full-time ... (more...)
Alienware’s new headset and gaming mouse mark an unusual peripheral focus
- June 07, 2018

This could allow for users to push the hardware a little more, as they experiment with overclocking to get more performance. Dell also made sure it's ready for today's PC world with USB-C 3.1 support, and it's ready for whatever you might want to do in the future with a raft of drive bays to expand with both HDD and SSD, as well as having two PCIe x 16 slots for graphics cards. (more...)
Apple Rebrands iTunes Connect as 'App Store Connect', Launches New Companion App Apple Rebrands iTunes Connect as 'App Store Connect', Launches New Companion App
- June 07, 2018

With the ARKit 2, multiple users can partake in the same experience at the same time and will have the ability to send AR objects through mail or messages. The iPhone's Do Not Disturb feature will be enhanced, including new options that will automatically end Do Not Disturb based on a specified time or location. (more...)
Facebook gave phone makers access to user data Facebook gave phone makers access to user data
- June 07, 2018

U.S. Representative Frank Pallone, a Democrat, said in a statement it was "deeply concerning that Facebook continues to withhold critical details about the information it has and shares with others". Most notably, the New York Times reports that Facebook gave them access to data from users' friends even after the social network assured the Federal Trade Commission that it was no longer sharing such data. (more...)
MacOS 10.14 Mojave offers a 'sneak peek' at iOS apps on Mac MacOS 10.14 Mojave offers a 'sneak peek' at iOS apps on Mac
- June 07, 2018

The Mac App Store is also getting a major overhaul, with a new-look UI, support for video and new "Create", "Work", "Play" and "Develop" tabs . With all these cool new features, Apple also doesn't want you to just spend all your time on your phone. (more...)
Microsoft's Data Centre Willingly Gets in the Sea Microsoft's Data Centre Willingly Gets in the Sea
- June 07, 2018

In a blog post by Microsoft: " Project Natick's 40-foot long Northern Isles datacentre is loaded with 12 racks containing a total of 864 servers and associated cooling system infrastructure". "There it was attached to a ballast-filled triangular base for deployment on the seabed". Microsoft says almost half the world's population lives within 150 km (120 miles) of the ocean. (more...)
Crayfish Becomes Internet Sensation After Displaying a Will For Life Crayfish Becomes Internet Sensation After Displaying a Will For Life
- June 06, 2018

The desperate animal was filmed sacrificing its own limb to survive being boiled alive at a restaurant in China. Footage of the tenacious crustacean's fight for survival appeared on China's Weibo social media platform, May 28, through the netizen-user named "Jiuke", as reported by Taiwan News. (more...)
Moto Z3 Play is Official: Bigger, Brighter, & Better
- June 06, 2018

A MotoMod-supporting, shiny metal-clad, widescreen phone that looks in line with top-tier competitors that came out in 2018. The Moto Z3 Play comes with built-in YouTube Live support, face filters, and a traditional Pro Mode allowing you to exercise more control over your mobile photography. (more...)
AMD's next-gen Threadripper: 32C/64T on 12nm, due in Q3 2018 AMD's next-gen Threadripper: 32C/64T on 12nm, due in Q3 2018
- June 06, 2018

AMD is using the new 12nm node with the Zen+ architecture on the second-gen Threadripper, which beats out Intel's just-announced 28C/56T processor. While Intel is pushing hard to get its new 28-core HEDT to consumers in Q4 2018, AMD was keen to note that its 2nd generation Threadripper is on track to launch in Q3 2018. (more...)
Android P Beta 2 brings updated system images and 157 new emojis Android P Beta 2 brings updated system images and 157 new emojis
- June 06, 2018

This beta release has the final APIs, along with the official SDK for developers to get started readying their apps for Android P. The new OS has some new features devs will want to take advantage of, including the AI-based Adaptive Battery system, App Actions (like Siri App Suggestions), and Slices. (more...)
Microsoft sinks data centre off Scottish archipelago
- June 06, 2018

Orkney was chosen because it is a major centre for renewable energy research. Experts say the cost of cooling the computers will be cut by putting them under water. The presence of EMEC, with its expertise in renewable energy and its knowledge of the seas around Orkney, was one factor behind Microsoft's decision to choose this location. (more...)
A huge change is coming to Instagram, for better or worse A huge change is coming to Instagram, for better or worse
- June 06, 2018

According to sources who spoke to the Wall Street Journal , Instagram is seeking to extend time limit to non-broadcast clips in a vertical format. If longer videos do come to Instagram, it would align nicely with recent moves by Facebook to give videos more prominence on the social media site. (more...)
IOS 12 Beta Seen to Simplify Closing Apps on the iPhone X IOS 12 Beta Seen to Simplify Closing Apps on the iPhone X
- June 06, 2018

The first day of Apple's annual WWDC 2018 developer conference came and went, with myriad key features, tools, and tidbits announced to the world. For those unfamiliar with the problem, the iPhone X grabs screenshots with a button combination of the volume up and power buttons. (more...)
Moto Z3 Play Specifications
- June 06, 2018

With an octa-core, 1.8 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor , it can't brag about being the most powerful phone out there, but it should certainly feel snappy enough. The front facing camera has also received a boost, now using an 8MP sensor with an f/2.0 aperture and a 1.12-micron pixel size. The big new addition to the camera experience is the cinemagraphs feature, which lets you capture a picture with motion and then pick where the motion is. (more...)
Tetris Effect is PlayStation's first E3 countdown announcement Tetris Effect is PlayStation's first E3 countdown announcement
- June 06, 2018

Includes the all-new "Zone" mechanic, where players can stop time (and Tetriminos falling) by entering "the Zone" and either get out of a sticky situation that could otherwise lead to "Game Over", or rack up extra line clears for bonus rewards. (more...)
AMD unveils the world's first GPU on 7nm at Computex 2018
- June 06, 2018

AMD Announces Radeon RX Vega 56 Nano - 06/06/2018 04:52 AMOver at Taiwan, AMD announced a new Vega card, it's a Nano. AMD spared no time topping that with Threadripper . The new 32-core processor fits into the current SP3 socket with your existing X399 motherboard. AMD also upped the stakes with volumetric lighting in a second run with a 32-core version machine as well, but didn't invite the Intel chip along for comparison's sake that time around. (more...)
Next-generation BMW X5 unveiled Next-generation BMW X5 unveiled
- June 06, 2018

Launched back in 1999, the X5 served as BMW's first foray into what was to become a much crowed luxury SUV segment. At the rear, the fourth generation X5 gets distinctive LED taillights and and the boot can now be opened as a two-section hatch for easier loading of small items. (more...)
Apple unveils the six new features on your iPhone Apple unveils the six new features on your iPhone
- June 06, 2018

Another important part of iOS 12 is digital wellness. Similarly to Apple , Google recently introduced shared AR worlds in its ARCore 1.2 AR framework for Android but chose to use Cloud Anchors to share AR scenes across devices. Animoji , the company's animated emoji which track a user's face, has been updated to include new animals, as well as the ability to detect if the person is sticking their tongue out. (more...)