Thursday June 20-th, 2019

New book lays out Microsoft's Surface plans for 2019, 2020 New book lays out Microsoft's Surface plans for 2019, 2020

Microsoft may release a new Surface Laptop running AMD's not-yet-announced Picasso chips with integrated AMD Radeon graphics in late 2019, according to Beneath a Surface , a new book by Microsoft insider Brad Sams, as per The Verge . Microsoft ...

‘Pretty Please!’ Google Assistant Can Now Teach Your Kids Manners ‘Pretty Please!’ Google Assistant Can Now Teach Your Kids Manners

The update brings a number of changes for Smart Display owners, including a faster way to set alarms by swiping up from the home screen, the ability to directly share Google Photos images with contacts, and Broadcast Replies (arriving next week)....

Anthem: how to get into the closed alpha Anthem: how to get into the closed alpha

After the initial Closed Alpha run, EA also plans to expand its testing with a couple of pre launch demos leading up to the final release of Anthem , with the first starting on February 1, 2019. That means, barring any leaks, you shouldn't expect ...

Microsoft Office icons have been redesigned Microsoft Office icons have been redesigned

It's out with the old, and in with the new for Microsoft Office . "From the get-go, we embraced Office's rich history and used it to inform design decisions". Microsoft Office is rolling out new app icon designs for the first time in five years....

Trainer Battles are coming soon to Pokemon Go Trainer Battles are coming soon to Pokemon Go

While Pokemon Go developers have repeatedly said that a way to battle other players was in development, they've remained mostly tight-lipped about how or when the feature would be implemented. Back when Pokémon Go was first revealed nearly two an...

Instagram's now lets you pick ‘Close Friends’ to share your snaps with Instagram's now lets you pick ‘Close Friends’ to share your snaps with

In any case, it's a new way to identify your inner circle, while also seeing how close - or not - others feel to you. Whenever you share a story, you'll have the option of sharing it with everyone or just your Close Friends. Facebook already lets peo...

Elder Scrolls: Blades Delayed To Early 2019 Elder Scrolls: Blades Delayed To Early 2019

Initially announced for a fall release, The Elder Scrolls: Blades was one of the surprise reveals at Bethesda's E3 showcase in June. It's been a while since we last heard anything about The Elder Scrolls: Blades , and that's probably because Bet...

Qualcomm earmarks $100 million AI investment fund for start-ups Qualcomm earmarks $100 million AI investment fund for start-ups

The announcement was made at Qualcomm Ventures' 5G & AI Summit in San Francisco, where influential leaders in AI convened to discuss applications of the technology in different industry verticals. Qualcomm is actually interested in investing in ea...

Missing girl from North Carolina found in Oklahoma; suspect charged with abduction Missing girl from North Carolina found in Oklahoma; suspect charged with abduction

OK Highway Patrol & FBI OK City found Aubrey & arrested 23-year-old Jacob Gardea of Albuquerque, New Mexico . A 13-year-old girl who disappeared Monday from a small town east of Charlotte has been found 900 miles away, in Checotah, Oklahoma, rep...

AWS Launches Arm-Based Servers For EC2 AWS Launches Arm-Based Servers For EC2

AWS said it is the first cloud provider to deliver 100 Gbps networking performance in a secure, scalable, and elastic manner so that customers can use it not just for HPC, but also for analytics, machine learning, big data, and data lake workloads wi...

Hyundai Palisade Is a Three-Row Flagship with Luxury Looks Hyundai Palisade Is a Three-Row Flagship with Luxury Looks

Seats are wrapped in attractive quilted nappa leather, and second-row seats fold down at the touch of a button for easy access to the rear. The Hyundai Palisade is named after the Pacific Palisades , a coastal area in Los Angeles. As a self-resp...

#LAAUTOSHOW: STUD OR DUD? Jeep Gladiator Breaks Cover Ahead Of Official Debut #LAAUTOSHOW: STUD OR DUD? Jeep Gladiator Breaks Cover Ahead Of Official Debut

It rolls on various tires depending on the version you get, and versions include Sport, Sport S, Overland, and Rubicon. Indeed they say this is not bringing the segment to Jeep , but rather announcing Jeep to the segment. An audio upgrade with a r...

Nintendo Creators Program axed, YouTubers and Twitchers rejoice Nintendo Creators Program axed, YouTubers and Twitchers rejoice

Now it's got a fresh set of rules that are much more beneficial to the community - indicating the company might finally , finally be easing its notoriously tight grip on the use of its intellectual property. At last report, the creators of LoveROMS...

Google announces new Android Auto features Google announces new Android Auto features

Those that are getting in on the ground floor are apps like Google Play Books, iHeartRadio , Google Play Music, Spotify, and Pocket Casts, though more apps will be getting this functionality in the future. Additionally, the voice search has been i...

Fallout 76’s Collector’s Edition isn’t what customers thought it would be Fallout 76’s Collector’s Edition isn’t what customers thought it would be

Bethesda later followed up with a public apology, issuing the following statement. Those who ordered one of these are starting to receive them, only to find that the "canvas bag" is actually a very cheap, low-quality nylon bag that looks like it sh...

DJI Introduces the Pocket Osmo DJI Introduces the Pocket Osmo

Also, the 116 grams of weight makes the new camera a pocketable device that can be your companion during travels and adventures. When it comes to price, it's a little on the steep side. DJI has given features such as ActiveTrack subject tracki...

Kia Soul Is Now 50% Sharper And Optionally, 100% Electric Kia Soul Is Now 50% Sharper And Optionally, 100% Electric

A new Soul for the new world. Most models come with a CVT but the base Soul LX can be had with a 6-speed manual while the Soul GT-Line with the 1.6-liter mill comes exclusively with a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. The cabin gets an optional...

Microsoft offloads 100,000 HoloLens headsets… to the US Army Microsoft offloads 100,000 HoloLens headsets… to the US Army

Winning this latest contract - the aim of which is to " increase lethality by enhancing the ability to detect, decide and engage before the enemy " - is likely to face similar criticism. The augmented reality systems wouldn't be limited to only train...

Huawei to launch P Smart 2019 with tiny droplet notch Huawei to launch P Smart 2019 with tiny droplet notch

Huawei is all set to launch a new budget smartphone called Huawei P Smart (2019 ) right before the end of this year. Some folks over "JerryRigEverything" recently carried out some durability tests on the Huawei Mate 20 Pro and it suggests that t...

Huawei Mate 20 Pro With Triple Rear Camera Setup Launched in India Huawei Mate 20 Pro With Triple Rear Camera Setup Launched in India

The latest Porsche Design phone is a successor to the Huawei Porsche Design Mate 10 RS, which made its debut in March this year. The dedicated sensors for face unlock work pretty well too as the phone unlocks nearly instantaneously even in extremel...

NZ bans Chinese tech firm Huawei from network upgrade NZ bans Chinese tech firm Huawei from network upgrade

Spark said in a statement it would review the decision before deciding if further steps were needed and that, while disappointed, it was confident of meeting its 2020 network rollout target. Speaking in Beijing, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Gen...

Fortnite 6.31 update adds Gifting to Battle Royale for a limited time Fortnite 6.31 update adds Gifting to Battle Royale for a limited time

Though it's not as action-packed as, say, Call of Duty, the best Fortnite players still need to have lightning-fast reaction times to survive during shoot-outs. Tap the "Gift" option and then select who from your friend list you'd like to send it t...

Samsung unveils 860 QVO 4-bit MLC SATA SSDs Samsung unveils 860 QVO 4-bit MLC SATA SSDs

Sure, there's still a price gap, but the Samsung 860 QVO operates at much faster read and write speeds of 550 MB/s and 520 MB/s, respectively. They max out around 200 MB/s in sequential read and write speeds. Mike Mang, vice president at the memory d...

It's true: Google Fi now available for iPhones, Samsung and OnePlus phones It's true: Google Fi now available for iPhones, Samsung and OnePlus phones

While it doesn't quite have the user numbers that the competition does, it's arguably a fairer and more straightforward service. And if OnePlus and Samsung weren't enough, Google could be adding support for Apple's iPhone devices - in beta.

USA and Australian Governments Will Be Investigating Loot Boxes USA and Australian Governments Will Be Investigating Loot Boxes

She cites another report from the UK Gambling Commission "finding that 30% of children have used loot boxes in video games ". In her speech, Hassan talks about how regulatory bodies in other countries such as Belgium have taken steps to regulate l...

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