Thursday July 19-th, 2018

Microsoft buys student video discussion platform Flipgrid Microsoft buys student video discussion platform Flipgrid

It's where students amplify and feel amplified. "Expanding Flipgrid's accessibility across the global educator community, the company will also align with Microsoft's GDPR , FERPA and COPPA compliant privacy architecture to ensure Flipgrid conti...

CD Projekt Red Co-Founder Talks 'Changing Directions' During 'Cyberpunk 2077' Development CD Projekt Red Co-Founder Talks 'Changing Directions' During 'Cyberpunk 2077' Development

There are a few explanations, actually. He said that "being an independent developer and a-I really don't like the word publisher , but we are self-publishing-we have 100% of the fate in our hands". Interestingly enough, this led Rowley to reply t...

AMD takes another stab at Intel AMD takes another stab at Intel

Running at 5GHz with its turbo boost in full effect, the Core i7-8086K is one nippy chip, which PC Gamer points out can outperform the Threadripper 1950X in games. The site presents the purported CPU-Z screenshot above as well as a Windows 10 Tas...

PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS Introduces the Event Pass PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS Introduces the Event Pass

It's the first time that PUBG has been on sale with Steam, and the precise major milestone being celebrated is that there are now over 400 million folks who have played the game in total across all platforms, including mobile. The update also in...

Hands On With 2018 iPhone Mockups Hands On With 2018 iPhone Mockups

Now 3D models of the phones have appeared via MacOtakara showing off what's claimed to be the "final design". The high number of orders for the display panels indicates that Apple expects the iPhone X Plus to be the most popular in its lineup bea...

Bitcoin in retail could 'bring the internet to a halt' Bitcoin in retail could 'bring the internet to a halt'

Its aims are "to serve central banks in their pursuit of monetary and financial stability, to foster global cooperation in those areas and to act as a bank for central banks". The BIS analysed what it would take for the blockchain software to process...

All-new Suzuki Jimny, this is it All-new Suzuki Jimny, this is it

While Maruti Suzuki is yet to greenlight the fourth generation Jimny for the Indian market, there's a good chance that the long wheelbase version of the SUV arriving here in due course of time with India becoming a production hub for the off-roader...

Oppo found a really creative way to kill the smartphone 'notch' Oppo found a really creative way to kill the smartphone 'notch'

Oh also, it has 3D facial modelling that you can use to shop online. Now, as to how they dealt with the notch, that is truly something special. See the Verge's hands-on review below. To open up the phone to snap shots, you'll simply open the came...

Google Home Helps Attackers Find Your Home Google Home Helps Attackers Find Your Home

But after being contacted by cyber security journalist Brian Krebs , Google seems to have changed its mind and said that it had planned to release a patch for this flaw for mid-July 2018. It turns out that although the Home app - which allows us...

Former Sony Online executive believes there's a 'dumb reason' for crossplay avoidance Former Sony Online executive believes there's a 'dumb reason' for crossplay avoidance

That a former high-level Sony executive is commenting on this at all is somewhat surprising, but he genuinely seems to believe that with enough pressure, Sony will eventually cave and change its policy. If you own Rocket League or Minecraft o...

Intel responds to AMD’s trolling over Core i7-8086K sweepstakes

But, Intel hasn't let this slight pass on by unchallenged, and has taken to Twitter to respond to AMD's affront. "That's why we're giving 40 performance-hungry enthusiasts in the USA an opportunity to celebrate the next 40 years of high-performa...

Lower-Priced LCD iPhone Model To Dominate 2018 Sales For Apple

The big reveal here is that some of the new iPhone X models will actually be similar to current iPhones - making current cases potentially reusable on the next-gen iPhones. Take a look below for more details. As to the other two models, we can se...

Fallout 76's beta will launch first on Xbox One

The teaser will come to PC and PlayStation 4 at a later date, although we don't know when the beta will even kick off yet. Xbox players will probably feel some sort of justice with this, with the amount of PS4 exclusives shown at E3 this year, su...

Early Pixel 3 XL Case Leak Reaffirms the Single Rear Camera Presence Early Pixel 3 XL Case Leak Reaffirms the Single Rear Camera Presence

Now, a case appearing to be for the Pixel 3 XL adds further credence to the rumor that there will still be just one rear camera, as spotted in an image by PhoneArena . Even though the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are right around the corner, th...

Oppo Find X launches at Louvre in Paris tonight Oppo Find X launches at Louvre in Paris tonight

Camera wise, a dual rear camera array is expected with 20MP and 16MP sensors behind f/2.0 aperture, with a massive 25MP f/2.0 front facing camera. Just last week we were being wowed by the 91.24% screen-to-body ratio of the Vivo Nex - not to ment...

2 die of 6 men wounded in southern Sweden drive-by shooting 2 die of 6 men wounded in southern Sweden drive-by shooting

While details are still sketchy, four people have been reportedly wounded as celebrations erupted across the city in the wake of Sweden's win over Korea at the World Cup . The statement said officers had information that "one person had been taken t...

Google launches App Maker for all G Suite customers Google launches App Maker for all G Suite customers

Google announced the general availability of its low-code App Maker tool, designed to quickly create apps for its business-oriented G Suite portfolio. But tasks like requesting purchase orders or filing and resolving help desk tickets are key to ...

Sweden shooting: Three dead in Malmo cafe attack

Aftonbladet reported that the shootings took place next to a police station and that officers were on the scene immediately. A man reportedly open-fired an automatic weapon at a crowd that was celebrating the win of Swedish national soccer team at t...

After two years, 'Pokémon Go' is finally letting you trade monsters After two years, 'Pokémon Go' is finally letting you trade monsters

By giving each other gifts, trading, or participating in gym battles / raids together, you'll be able to raise your friendship level at a rate of one uptick per friend, per day. Certain Pokemon , such as Legendary Pokemon , Shiny Pokemon , or Pok...

Android Messages now lets users send text messages from their computers Android Messages now lets users send text messages from their computers

Again, this all starts rolling out from today. Android Messages for web is launching today, bringing the chat service another step closer to rivaling Apple's iMessage. There's a QR code to the right of this and instructions for scanning it th...

You Can No Longer Book Uber Rides Within Google Maps You Can No Longer Book Uber Rides Within Google Maps

But instead of continuing the process of booking a ride, you now have to tap a button that reads "open app" to schedule the auto. Early a year ago Google announced that it was partnering with Uber to offer integration with the popular ride-sharin...

YouTube announces details of its new streaming service YouTube announces details of its new streaming service

That's right, Google already has a YouTube Music app , but it sucks and no one uses it. Free users get ad-supported videos, you can't download your favorite songs for playback later, and you can't listen while you do other things on your phone.

YouTube Music launches in 12 more countries, including the United Kingdom and Canada

In addition, anyone in these countries can sign up to YouTube Premium - the company's ad-free service, which includes access to the site's original content catalog. We got you. You can also search by lyrics (even if they're wrong). It adds a way to...

Apple sets up iPhones to relay location for 911 calls Apple sets up iPhones to relay location for 911 calls

According to Apple's press release, Apple's HELO technology is capable of meeting and exceeding those standards today, and with the adoption of RapidSOS's protocol this fall in iOS 12, those benefits will be enjoyed by 911 call centers too.

OxygenOS 5.1.7 update for the OnePlus 6 fixes bootloader vulnerability OxygenOS 5.1.7 update for the OnePlus 6 fixes bootloader vulnerability

Aside from the major fix, the update also brings a fix for an issue for scheduling Do Not Disturb mode on the phone, together with general bug fixes and improvements. The OnePlus 6 is about to receive a third OTA update, merely weeks after its rele...

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