Friday July 3-rd, 2020

Celebrities rally around bullied Australian boy, raise almost $300k for Disneyland trip Celebrities rally around bullied Australian boy, raise almost $300k for Disneyland trip

Williams, who was born with the same sort of dwarfism as Quaden , posted an update when the total went past $3,000 about an hour after it was created, tweeting that the Bayles family was "in tears from your generosity". Latrell Mitchell and the Indi...

Sony Patents a VR controller with finger tracking Sony Patents a VR controller with finger tracking

On the front of the device are four face buttons and what could either be a fifth larger button or an analogue stick. According to the patent description, the device is worn instead of held and includes a "plurality of sensor units" which detects f...

Apple Releases watchOS 6.1.3 Update With Heart Rhythm Notification Bug Fix Apple Releases watchOS 6.1.3 Update With Heart Rhythm Notification Bug Fix

Like past point releases for watchOS 6.1, the latest updates don't appear to contain any significant user-facing features. When updating, the watch needs to have more than 50 percent power, placed on a charger and in range of an iPhone .

Qualcomm Announces its Next-Gen X60 5G Modem for 2021 Smartphones Qualcomm Announces its Next-Gen X60 5G Modem for 2021 Smartphones

The 3rd generation 5G modem design is Qualcomm's premium offering not just for smartphones but for other commercial and industrial devices that require a discrete 5G modem. The semiconductor manufacturing division of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd w...

Google quietly brings Live Caption to the Pixel 2 Google quietly brings Live Caption to the Pixel 2

The Live Caption feature that Google introduced with the Pixel 4 is an fantastic addition to the Google suite of Android software. One of the features of that alternative dialer app was, you guessed it, call recording. We can just wait and watch ...

Apple considers letting iPhone users change their default apps

In recent years, this has been scrutinized by lawmakers who are probing antitrust violations in the industry, which might explain the timing. As it stands, the only way to play music on the HomePod from a service other than Apple Music is by stream...

Steven Spielberg's Amazing Stories Trailer Promises Five Unique Tales Steven Spielberg's Amazing Stories Trailer Promises Five Unique Tales

Spielberg additionally appeared in an introduction trailer for Apple TV Plus when the corporate introduced the service in March 2019. Apple TV + presented the first trailer of the series-the anthology " Amazing stories " - restart the eponymou...

Microsoft releases Windows 10 Insider Build 19569, plus new colorful icons

The company is releasing build 19569 to Insiders in the Fast Ring today, which comes with the new icons for a couple of the main apps. Microsoft also previously reviewed its Office icons and design, with new options for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, O...

Tesla Autopilot hackers trick auto to accelerate to 85MPH, with tape Tesla Autopilot hackers trick auto to accelerate to 85MPH, with tape

McAfee says that while there has been no documented report of model hacking in the wild yet, the interest in the field is growing, meaning hackers may have their own interests piqued soon. Following the report's release, Mobileye released a stateme...

No Man's Sky Update 2.3 introduces living ships to the cosmos No Man's Sky Update 2.3 introduces living ships to the cosmos

Hopefully, we'll hear something about that later this summer, in keeping with No Man's Sky's post-launch roadmap so far. I meant grow. Like a very big vegetable that you can hop into and pilot through nebulas, asteroid fields and towards odd new pl...

Windows 10X's New Voice Control Feature Can Improve Cortana Even More Windows 10X's New Voice Control Feature Can Improve Cortana Even More

The first bug reports started to surface last week, with users reporting that their desktop files had disappeared, or that the Start Menu layout and desktop wallpaper had been reset to default after installing this month's Patch Tuesday for Wind...

Data breach reported for 10 million MGM Resorts hotel guests Data breach reported for 10 million MGM Resorts hotel guests

MGM said it discovered the data breach last summer and notified customers who were impacted based on state laws . Personally I would want to know if my telephone number has been the subject of a data breach, especially when linked to a particular ...

Sony Xperia L4 with Helio P22 SoC officially released

Those last two specs are the same as the Xperia L3, so disappointingly it doesn't sound like the Sony Xperia L4 will be any more powerful. The Xperia L4 houses a triple camera setup at the rear aligned vertically at the top left corner.

Silicon Valley inventor of 'cut, copy and paste' dies Silicon Valley inventor of 'cut, copy and paste' dies

This simple function has saved so many lives, we are forever thankful for the brains behind the iconic function, Larry Tesler. The cut and paste command was reportedly inspired by old time editing that involved actually cutting portions of printed ...

TikTok has a new feature to reduce users’ addiction TikTok has a new feature to reduce users’ addiction

Let's add that these security features have actually been on the TikTok platform for some time, but need to be manually set in the user's account and locked with a password that needs to be reset every 30 days. The feature was spotted by social med...

Nintendo shows off a lovely new colour for the Switch Lite Nintendo shows off a lovely new colour for the Switch Lite

Today Nintendo is ramping up Switch Lite production with yet another color scheme: Coral. The next Nintendo Direct is scheduled for this coming Friday, and will focus exclusively on the upcoming Animal Crossing: New Horizons . It also seems li...

GTA IV returns to Steam with Complete Edition next month GTA IV returns to Steam with Complete Edition next month

The previous PC version of Grand Theft Auto IV not only used Games for Windows Live to power its multiplayer, Microsoft's service was also required to generate new game keys . Those who own the game physically and have not previously activated the...

Looks like The Witcher 3 on Switch is getting PC cross-save Looks like The Witcher 3 on Switch is getting PC cross-save

Back when Divinity Original Sin 2 launched on Switch , the game garnered praise for including save transfers and synchronisation between PC and the Switch, allowing you to download your Steam cloud saves to take with you on the go. According to ...

Sony's shutting down all of the official PlayStation forums Sony's shutting down all of the official PlayStation forums

Players can unlock rewards by reaching community goals. From there, all you need to do is play as many games as possible, rake in those trophies, and hope everyone else follows suit. These include the likes of Aloy from Horizon Zero Dawn and Nathan...

Sakurai reveals future of Smash after Ultimate's Fighters Pass Vol 2 Sakurai reveals future of Smash after Ultimate's Fighters Pass Vol 2

I think this idea has more merit when you consider the words Sakurai specifically said about Home Run Contest being the last mode to get added to the game. Ultimate two more years - at least - of content and updates for fans to look forward to. "How...

It's here! Google releases Android 11 developer preview a month early It's here! Google releases Android 11 developer preview a month early

A new pause gesture for the Pixel 4's Motion Sense is rolling out as part of the Android 11 update. Don't expect major forward-facing features in this version of Android 11. Stadia, Google's game streaming service, which launched previous yea...

Burger King's Latest Ad Features a Moldy Whopper Decomposing Over 34 Days Burger King's Latest Ad Features a Moldy Whopper Decomposing Over 34 Days

In a new ad campaign promoting its decision to eliminate artificial preservatives, colors, or flavors from "all core menu sandwiches", BK is demonstrating that, perhaps unlike their competitors, their food will grow mold. "At Burger King restaurants,...

TCL photos tease prototype smartphone with slide-out display TCL photos tease prototype smartphone with slide-out display

A long time has passed and Samsung has launched its second phone with a foldable screen, the Galaxy Z Flip . It's an interesting design concept, to say the least, and the lack of information around the phone does make it feel like just that - a de...

Apple Watch Saves Lives: Fitbit Technology Used by Apple? Apple Watch Saves Lives: Fitbit Technology Used by Apple?

The teen reportedly had the Apple Watch on and it suddenly notified him that his heart rate was at 190, and luckily for him, he was able to contact his mother right away. Skylar then endured a seven and a half hour cardiac ablation to help fix his ...

Trump ousts top defense official who certified Ukraine aid Trump ousts top defense official who certified Ukraine aid

President Trump's July order to halt the aid was the focus of the recent impeachment proceedings, which ended this month in a Senate acquittal vote. It's not immediately clear why John Rood is resigning or who ordered him to leave, the official sai...

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