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Bungie partners with Chinese gaming company to create 'new worlds' Bungie partners with Chinese gaming company to create 'new worlds'
- June 02, 2018

NetEase's investment buys them a minority stake in the Destiny studio, as well as a seat on its board of directors. As for how this will affect Destiny , Bungie continued, "If you're a player of Destiny , this news won't impact the hobby you've come to know". (more...)
Land Rover Discovery Sport Landmark Edition coming to SA Land Rover Discovery Sport Landmark Edition coming to SA
- June 02, 2018

Land Rover South Africa has confirmed that the new Discovery Sport Landmark Edition will launch locally in September 2018, with pricing still to be announced. All are matched to a Carpathian Grey contrast roof. It features a sporty and dynamic front bumper, with Graphite Atlas exterior accents and 19 inch Style 521 "Mantis" wheels in Gloss Dark Grey. (more...)
Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition Rated For Xbox One and PS4 Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition Rated For Xbox One and PS4
- June 02, 2018

That title comes as quite the surprise, as there's already a Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition . Remaster of the original Borderlands seemingly incoming. It would make sense for Gearbox and 2K to remind people of Borderlands as a way of generating interest in the series once again going into the reveal of the new game. (more...)
Jeep will add a new sand-running Deserthawk trim by 2020 Jeep will add a new sand-running Deserthawk trim by 2020
- June 02, 2018

Manley also confirmed diesel-powered vehicles would disappear from Jeep's Europe model range over the next five years; petrol, mild-hybrid, plug-in hybrid and fully electric vehicles will replace diesel by 2022. keeping in mind growth projections, the company will expand it sales and service network. Eight launches are planned for the Chinese market including two China-specific models. (more...)
Anthem has got a teaser trailer for its new trailer Anthem has got a teaser trailer for its new trailer
- June 02, 2018

That's right, we're delivering an unseen trailer that delves into the risky world of Anthem . As explained by the publisher in an official blog post, the forthcoming video revealed at E3 2018 will provide a glimpse at what the story is all about, some of its characters, as well as the monsters that populate the action-RPG's world. (more...)
Motorola One Power image surfaces online, showcasing screen notch and a chin Motorola One Power image surfaces online, showcasing screen notch and a chin
- June 02, 2018

The Motorola One Power will mark as a new smartphone series launch from the Lenovo-owned brand, the third series in the last couple of years. Now, the yet another image of this upcoming smartphone is surfaced online. It's expected to offer over 85% screen-to-body ratio. The phone is said to include a 16MP primary f/1.8 sensor at the back, clubbed with a 5MP secondary sensor with f/2.0 aperture. (more...)
New Leaks Suggest That Fortnite is Coming to the Nintendo Switch New Leaks Suggest That Fortnite is Coming to the Nintendo Switch
- June 02, 2018

The document, which first surfaced on 4Chan, also lists Paladins alongside the previously announced Federation Internationale de Football Association 19, Starlink: Battle for Atlas , Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate and Mario Tennis Aces . (more...)
Qualcomm unveils first dedicated VR and AR chipset
- June 01, 2018

The XR1 platform also has special optimisations for augmented reality experiences with artificial intelligence functionalities. The XR1 platform integrates an ARM-based CPU, vector processor, GPU , the Snapdragon XR SDK, machine learning technology, and an advanced XR software service layer. (more...)
Facebook kills its ‘Trending’ section
- June 01, 2018

Facebook fired its human curators in response, saying at the time that it hoped to automate the Trending section. The company says that removing trending will "make way for future news experiences" and that most users are now consuming news and content through video on the platform. (more...)
Just Cause 3 developer Avalanche Studios acquired by Nordisk Film Just Cause 3 developer Avalanche Studios acquired by Nordisk Film
- June 01, 2018

Entertainment company Nordisk Film has purchased all of Avalanche's shares in what Avalanche is calling a "historic deal". "We have been running theHunter Classic as a service for nearly a decade, and that's also how we think about our upcoming self-published games as well. (more...)
Apple won't announce new hardware at WWDC, rumor says Apple won't announce new hardware at WWDC, rumor says
- June 01, 2018

Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference ( WWDC ) is taking place next week, from June 4. He also says that Apple will be showing off new Animoji features at the conference, alongside another big augmented reality announcement. The digital wellbeing movement is part of a fairly recent course correction for Silicon Valley tech companies, which are now being held accountable for the addictive nature of the devices, apps and services they've created. (more...)
ARM's New Cortex-A76 CPU Core Promises 35% Increase in Performance ARM's New Cortex-A76 CPU Core Promises 35% Increase in Performance
- June 01, 2018

Today Arm is announcing a new premium client solution suite of Arm computing and multimedia IP that not only provides more opportunities for smartphone innovation, but makes any gap in laptop performance a non-issue with a CPU design that delivers a staggering increase in year-over-year performance. (more...)
Lego’s replica model of the Bugatti Chiron will get your pulse racing
- June 01, 2018

That's because it's not just the exterior bodywork that replicates the Chiron , but also the cockpit, Bugatti-emblazoned steering wheel and W16 engine with moving pistons. Many countries around the world are celebrating Children's Day on June 1 hence why it makes flawless sense that Bugatti and Lego have chose to pick this date to unveil a shiny new Lego Technic set for the mighty Chiron. (more...)
Fortnite is headed to the Nintendo Switch, according to new leaks
- June 01, 2018

Multiple outlets are reporting on a supposed leaked document for Nintendo's E3 offerings that was originally shown on a 4chan thread and shared on Twitter by user AAMARMO showing a handful of unannounced games for the Switch including Dragon Ball FighterZ and Fortnite . (more...)
LG G7 ThinQ now available in Canada LG G7 ThinQ now available in Canada
- June 01, 2018

LG's flagship, the G7 ThinQ , is now available to purchase from carriers and retailers in Canada. However, it does have a hole through to the chamber below and a place to put the G7 ThinQ on so that the phone can generate the maximum resonance per its design, much like an acoustic guitar does. (more...)
Independent UK Studio Rebellion Announces New VR Game ‘Arca’s Path’ Independent UK Studio Rebellion Announces New VR Game ‘Arca’s Path’
- June 01, 2018

As you can see from the trailer above there don't seem to be any cockneys in Arca's Path VR , but the visuals do look good and the team obviously know what they're doing technically. Rowling's Wonderbook series, the critically acclaimed alternate reality interactive book experience. Ahead of this year's E3 gaming expo, Rebellion has unveiled Arca's Path for PlayStation VR, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Oculus GO and Samsung Gear VR. (more...)
Baba Ramdev withdraws messaging app 'Kimbho' after test run Baba Ramdev withdraws messaging app 'Kimbho' after test run
- June 01, 2018

He added that the Kimbho app will officially launch soon, an exact date has not been specified. Kimbho app, which was launched on May 30 as part of a test run, has been designed on lines of WhatsApp. "It's possible to choose a security code between 0001 and 9999 and send it to the number of your choice #kimbhoApp ". "Easily decompiled the app and have access to everything, looks like they didn't even add basic protection like proguard. (more...)
Apple Not Expected to Unveil New MacBooks, iPads, Apple Watch at WWDC
- June 01, 2018

These new features will all apparently be part of software that Apple is internally calling "ARKit 2.0". With that being said, there will be a few new additions like a new Digital Health section in settings according to Bloomberg . Similarly, Apple is said to be holding a redesigned Home Screen, AI assistance for Photos, and more iPad file management tools for 2019. Put simply, iOS 12 might be interesting, but iOS 13 is where the excitement really lies. (more...)
Google Maps reviews get search for keywords and phrases Google Maps reviews get search for keywords and phrases
- June 01, 2018

So, you still can't search reviews on the web. A Google Maps listing includes a smattering of info about a location, but it's the reviews that can really help you get a feel for a place. There you can see the "Search Reviews" bar at the top. Click below to download Google Maps if for some reason you haven't already! For instance the directions button that you would tap to start getting directions and navigation is in the search bar and to the right of the voice typing button, and it ... (more...)
Over Half of World Cup 2018 Matches Will Be Available in VR Over Half of World Cup 2018 Matches Will Be Available in VR
- June 01, 2018

There's one catch, however: due to bandwidth limitations, access to the 4K HDR streams for each match will be given on a first come first served basis. When users open the app, they'll be virtually transported to a box in a Russian stadium, where they can view a live match and check out stats on the box's coffee table. (more...)