Tuesday June 19-th, 2018

Apple to debut phone-to-phone augmented reality Apple to debut phone-to-phone augmented reality

Mac users can expect announcements related to cross platform iOS and macOS apps , Guttman says. According to a new report from Reuters , ARKit 2.0 will allow multiple iOS devices to share the same virtual environment. These changes will be ...

Pokemon RPG Game Release Date, Quest Details Pokemon RPG Game Release Date, Quest Details

At launch, there are 18 different recipes to discover, each of which will attract a slightly different type (used in both the general and Pokemon-specific sense) of creature. Additionally, you can buy the "Pokeball Plus" accessory to act as an addi...

Microsoft switching off Groove Music app for Android, iOS Microsoft switching off Groove Music app for Android, iOS

Now, the company has finally made a decision to retire its Android and iOS apps too. As spotted by Microsoft watcher Richard Hay today, Microsoft has quietly announced that its Groove Music iOS and Android apps will be retired on December 1, 2018...

Facebook ditches trending news section Facebook ditches trending news section

A 3D-printed Facebook like button is seen in front of the Facebook logo, in this illustration taken October 25, 2017. Troubles with the trending section began to emerge in 2016, when the company was accused of bias against conservatives, based on...

'Net Neutrality is here to stay:' California Senate passes SB 822 'Net Neutrality is here to stay:' California Senate passes SB 822

With that said, there's still some work to do before any of this becomes law. And with a fiercely anti-regulation federal government in the U.S., California is perhaps the main source of consumer protection measures-ones that often influence companie...

Xiaomi launches the mid-range flagship Mi 8 SE, Snapdragon 710 in tow Xiaomi launches the mid-range flagship Mi 8 SE, Snapdragon 710 in tow

Chinese tech giant Xiaomi Thursday rolled out its new flagship Mi8 smartphone, which is the world's first dual-frequency GPS smartphone with outstanding positioning capabilities. Xiaomi's 2018 flagship is available in three different models. For sn...

BBC Testing Live VR, HDR Streaming BBC Testing Live VR, HDR Streaming

While this is not the first time the BBC has made 4K content available, it represents the first time the broadcaster has showcased a major sporting event in the format. HDR is capable of displaying millions more colours while images are more impa...

Facebook is killing its "Trending" feature, proving algorithms aren’t always the answer

In 2016, Gizmodo reported that Facebook's contract workers often chose not to link to news with a conservative slant. In many ways, those issues foreshadowed Facebook's more recent problems with fake news and political balance. "We've seen tha...

Fortnite appears to be coming to Nintendo Switch in new leak Fortnite appears to be coming to Nintendo Switch in new leak

Furthermore, the South Korean ratings board has rated Fortnite for the Nintendo Switch as well. Much like the ESRB ratings of North America, this one also features a brief description of the game's mechanics and any content that may not be suit...

Apple Has Stopped Approving Telegram for iOS Updates Apple Has Stopped Approving Telegram for iOS Updates

As a result, "some Telegram features, such as stickers, don't work correctly under iOS 11 .4 ... even though we fixed this issue weeks ago", Durov wrote. He said that had meant Telegram was also unable to fully comply with new privacy rules put in...

Canon just stopped selling its last film camera

Before the digital revolution, it was the camera of choice for many top photojournalists and sports shooters, and it still holds its own even today. All of Canon's digital interchangeable-lens cameras, including the EOS-M mirrorless series, also reta...

Bugatti Chiron Lego Technic kit is amazingly detailed

All of these are existing LEGO components, save for the unique wheels, which closely mirror those of the real vehicle. With more moving parts than a small city auto (probably), the Lego Technic Bugatti Chiron promises to eat up a whole lot of you...

Bethesda teases Fallout sequel, more info coming at E3 Bethesda teases Fallout sequel, more info coming at E3

As we can clearly see in the trailer , Fallout 76 is definitely running on the same Creation Engine as Fallout 4 , so if you want to play it you'll need a PS4, Xbox One , or PC with decent specs to play the game . All of this led to the first e...

Apple won't announce new hardware at WWDC, rumor says Apple won't announce new hardware at WWDC, rumor says

Several months ago, the company publicly committed to improving iOS' parental controls , as well, which will likely tie into the Digital Health initiative. Alongside the affordable iPhone, Apple is also rumored to launch affordable iPad and MacBook...

Facebook is shutting down its Trending Topics section

In place of the Trending section, Facebook will focus on delivering high quality, reliable news via mobile and video, areas where it's seen users gravitate to get their news fix. But Alex Hardiman, the company's head of news products, said in a blog ...

Facebook losing popularity as USA teens pick YouTube, Snapchat Facebook losing popularity as USA teens pick YouTube, Snapchat

According to a recent study published by Pew Research Center, only 51 percent of USA teenagers between 13 to 17 years old use Facebook . "The social media environment today revolves less around a single platform than it did three years ago", the...

Fortnite 4.3 Patch Released, Includes Shopping Carts Featured in Funny Trailer Fortnite 4.3 Patch Released, Includes Shopping Carts Featured in Funny Trailer

Fortnite mobile has been here for a while and Epic games have been working a lot lately to bring everything they have on PC or console platform to the mobile version of the game. So while the question of imitation still looms, there was certainly ...

Spelling bee victor is 14-year-old Texan who spelled 'koinonia' correctly Spelling bee victor is 14-year-old Texan who spelled 'koinonia' correctly

Coolly acing such obscure words as "staphylinid", "amphipneustic" and "synecphonesis", 16 young contestants made it to the final round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday after five hours of tense competition. The victor will receive $40...

Apple to reveal 'Digital Health' iOS 12 iPhone features at WWDC Apple to reveal 'Digital Health' iOS 12 iPhone features at WWDC

Google recently unveiled similar AR object-saving functionality under the name Cloud Anchors at its I/O developers' conference, sweetening its offering by including both Android and iOS compatibility. IOS 12 will finally allow iPhones and Ap...

Assassin's Creed Odyssey Leaked, Takes Place in Ancient Greece Assassin's Creed Odyssey Leaked, Takes Place in Ancient Greece

The latest leak comes from French gaming site, Jeux Video , who show a collectible keyring featuring a spartan helmet as proof. The Assassin's Creed series used to be on an annualized release schedule, but Ubisoft took a year off after October...

Street Fighter V's New DLC Character Cody Street Fighter V's New DLC Character Cody

He served his time in prison, but now Cody is the Mayor of Metro City, as he was introduced in this trailer with live-action scenes. Alternatively, he is a part of the Season 3 Character Pass that costs $29.99. In this new iteration, Cody now wea...

PUBG continues to push copyright violations on Fortnite PUBG continues to push copyright violations on Fortnite

So when Fortnite - a game about building shelters and fending off zombies - suddenly introduced a free-to-play battle royale mode, Bluehole was understandably concerned. PUBG said: "This is an initiative to safeguard our copyrights", refus...

Bethesda Might Have Just Teased an Announcement of the Next 'Fallout' Game Bethesda Might Have Just Teased an Announcement of the Next 'Fallout' Game

This phrase is pretty familiar to the fans of the Fallout series, so it is possible that the upcoming announcement will be related to a new title. What makes the speculation credible is that this October is the 10th anniversary of Fallout 3 , a re...

Xiaomi, bound for IPO, woos fans (and investors) at glitzy launch Xiaomi, bound for IPO, woos fans (and investors) at glitzy launch

Xiaomi is going all-out with the Mi 8 Explorer Edition which has an in-display fingerprint sensor for the first time in a phone . In terms of performance, the phone scores 105 points in DXOMark for photos and 99 points for videos, which is a gr...

Star Citizen gets $27,000 add-on pack Star Citizen gets $27,000 add-on pack

Star Citizen has been under development since 2012. Per MMOPulse , The Legatus Pack comes with a total of 117 ships, which is almost every spacecraft in the game. However, this isn't deterring Cloud Imperium Games, and now the studio has released...

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