Tech


WatchOS 5 makes the Apple Watch more connected and activity-aware WatchOS 5 makes the Apple Watch more connected and activity-aware
- June 05, 2018

The new Shortcuts and Suggestions features are coming the the WatchOS Siri as well. The new OS demands a dual-core processor, absent only from the first Watch, and is expected to end support for watchOS 1 apps as well. There are a wide variety of workout challenges to choose from, including Yoga and Hiking , which are both new to the platform. When the Apple Watch was first introduced in the year 2014, Apple revealed a Walkie-Talkie feature. (more...)
Bungie Gets $132 Million For New Non-Destiny Game Bungie Gets $132 Million For New Non-Destiny Game
- June 04, 2018

Activision will continue to publish the Destiny franchise and development of that will continue, the investment will be used to create teams within Bungie to work on a new game. 'They also have a significant amount of experience in mobile we don't have. While it's unknown if we'll see what kind of expansions are coming for the second year just yet, we will, at the very least, get a look at some of the upgrades being made to Destiny 2 . (more...)
Top 3 Apple Products Speculated to Be Revealed at WWDC 2018
- June 04, 2018

Apple ( AAPL ) on Monday unveiled its next-generation mobile operating system, iOS 12 , which boasts faster performance and enhanced features such as new augmented reality apps for the iPhone and iPad . This means you can quickly turn a group text chat into a video one. "We need to have tools and data to allow us to understand how we consume digital media", Tony Fadell, a former senior Apple executive who worked on the original iPhone and iPod, said in a recent interview. (more...)
Apple might introduce Dark Mode for macOS at WWDC later tonight Apple might introduce Dark Mode for macOS at WWDC later tonight
- June 04, 2018

Ladies and gentlemen, I give you Xcode 10 on macOS 10.14. The mere existence of the Xcode preview video reveals another new feature: video previews in the Mac App Store. Apple typically uses the default macOS wallpaper in marketing images for each new version of the operating system, and the wallpaper in the leaked video appears to be sand dunes. (more...)
Microsoft to acquire GitHub code repository - Software Microsoft to acquire GitHub code repository - Software
- June 04, 2018

Furthermore, Microsoft Corporate Vice President and founder of Xamarin Nat Friedman will assume the role of GitHub's new CEO while the current CEO Chris Wanstrath will become a Microsoft technical fellow. Decade-old GitHub is built on Git, the open source version control software originally written by Linux creator Linus Torvalds. Microsoft's work on open source has inspired the GitHub team. (more...)
Are you excited for WWDC? Are you excited for WWDC?
- June 04, 2018

Besides the iOS 12 reveal, the Cupertino-based tech giant could also announce software updates for watchOS, tvOS and macOS . According to the Wall Street Journal, since last September when iOS 11 was rolled out, there have been 14 software updates from Apple that fixed 67 problems with the operating system. (more...)
Evolve's Dedicated Servers Will Be Shutting Down in September Evolve's Dedicated Servers Will Be Shutting Down in September
- June 04, 2018

Despite trying to inject new life into the game by making a free-to-play version back in 2016, its dedicated servers are shutting down in September, bringing an end to that experiment and several other game features. "Peer-to-peer multiplayer will still be available in Legacy Evolve on PC and console, and we'd like to stress that all players will retain all purchased DLC content, such as Hunters, Monsters, and skins". (more...)
What to expect from Apple’s 2018 WWDC developer conference What to expect from Apple’s 2018 WWDC developer conference
- June 04, 2018

Several reports have surfaced that Apple will add something called Digital Health to the iOS 12. Today (June 4) is the date you'll likely have marked on your calendar, though, as it;s when Apple's big WWDC 2018 keynote takes place . (more...)
ASUS has just made the most insane gaming smartphone ASUS has just made the most insane gaming smartphone
- June 04, 2018

The ROG Phone also has two AirTriggers on the left side of the device, which require only 20 grams of force to press, giving them "a light tough for quick reflexes". They also able to support up to 32GB DDR4-2666 dual-channel RAM , 512GB M.2 NVMe solid state drive, and 2.5-inch 7200rpm 1TB hard drive. On top of that, there's also an optional, included "AeroActive Cooler" to keep things from getting too warm. (more...)
Do We Already Know Fallout 76's Release Date? Do We Already Know Fallout 76's Release Date?
- June 04, 2018

So if Bethesda does surprise everyone with a 2019 date for Fallout 76 , you could at least fill the time with this new adventure. There there is some of the clues that can be found in the new Fallout 76 trailer. October 27 doesn't seem so far-fetched for a release date. We expect the release date to be revealed during the Bethesda press conference at E3. A listing for the game, which has now been changed to offer a generic release window, suggests the next offering in Bethesda's ... (more...)
Microsoft celebrates one year of Xbox Game Pass Microsoft celebrates one year of Xbox Game Pass
- June 04, 2018

In a blog post , Microsoft recaps the service's expansion to new markets, all of the new games added, and how it's seen a growth with Game Pass members playing more games even outside of the subscription catalog. Microsoft is ramping up the hype machine for E3 2018 and their Xbox consoles, with Xbox boss Phil Spencer teasing that Microsoft will be pushing first-party development on Xbox again, and it seems it could be a huge E3 2018 because of it. (more...)
Red Dead Redemption 2 Preorder Bonuses Have Leaked, Include GTA$
- June 04, 2018

And while these pre-order bonuses can be argued to not to be considered as DLC, it does leave some implication that Take-Two is taking the desire for it very seriously. A now-deleted listing on Microsoft's online store has ended up leaking Red Dead Redemption 2's preorder bonuses. Those who pre-order will also get a virtual $500,000 to spend in the Grand Theft Auto Online . (more...)
What to Expect at Apple’s WWDC 2018 Event What to Expect at Apple’s WWDC 2018 Event
- June 04, 2018

We are just days away from Apple's 2018 World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC ) to kick off. New iOS updates are always previewed at WWDC , so it shouldn't be any different this year. Regardless, maybe we will get an official name for the next macOS update tomorrow. Past year saw the company unveil new iPad Pros, Macs and the first sighting of the new HomePod speaker. (more...)
Facebook Allows Manufacturers Like Samsung, BlackBerry, And Apple Access To User Data
- June 04, 2018

Facebook had data-sharing agreements with at least 60 device markers, many of which are still in effect, according to a report in The New York Times . But the company officials did not disclose that such restrictions were not applicable to makers of cellphones, tablets and other hardware, the report said. (more...)
Ferrari 250 GTO Reportedly Sells for $80M to WeatherTech CEO Ferrari 250 GTO Reportedly Sells for $80M to WeatherTech CEO
- June 04, 2018

David MacNeil, founder of the WeatherTech auto floor mat company, recently acquired the vehicle from German collector and avid vintage racer Christian Glaesel, sources told CNBC , who confirmed the sale via Marcel Massini, a renowned marque expert. (more...)
WWDC 2018 will be all about software: No new hardware announcements WWDC 2018 will be all about software: No new hardware announcements
- June 04, 2018

Here are just some stuff we expect Apple to unveil tomorrow at WWDC 2018 , and needless to say, there are many other things the company will talk about. The cross-platform will help solve Mac's app ecosystem problems. You can watch the livestream on Apple's website . It's reportedly working with Pinterest and Snapchat to launch its new ad product, and it's entirely possible that it debuts at WWDC . (more...)
‘Weirdest glitch’ found in Google’s Search and Assistant apps ‘Weirdest glitch’ found in Google’s Search and Assistant apps
- June 04, 2018

Google's Search tool is created to show a user their text messages if requested - a feature that is meant to aid in hands-free device use for when you're behind the wheel or your hands are otherwise occupied - and can be prompted intentionally by using the phrase "show me my text messages". (more...)
IPhone owners who paid full price for battery may get rebate IPhone owners who paid full price for battery may get rebate
- June 04, 2018

In February 2017, we updated our iOS 10.2.1 Read Me notes to let customers know the update "improves power management during peak workloads to avoid unexpected shutdowns". An Apple Authorized Service Provider can service the battery. "This hasn't been done before", said Apple CEO Tim Cook . After great backlash, Apple apologized for not being forward about this from the start and offered free battery replacements for select iPhone models. (more...)
Microsoft reportedly in "serious" talks to acquire GitHub
- June 04, 2018

The reported acquisition comes amid the San Francisco-based company's almost year-long search for a new CEO , as well as its first profit from its services. In the interim, GitHub's chief business officer Julio Avalos joined the company's board of directors and took over much of the day-to-day leadership of the company. (more...)
Microsoft may be considering GitHub acquisition Microsoft may be considering GitHub acquisition
- June 04, 2018

Terms of the agreement weren't known on Sunday. It's used by developers to store and share software code, and it has emerged as a central tool for developers all of kinds. Founded in 2008, GitHub hosts 27 million software developers working on 80 million repositories of code. Furthermore, Git Hub is a gold mine of AI talent, data , and resources - acquiring it would, hypothetically, give Microsoft un-brokered access. (more...)