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Red Dead Redemption 2 Special Editions And Pre-Order Bonuses Revealed Red Dead Redemption 2 Special Editions And Pre-Order Bonuses Revealed
- June 05, 2018

Highly anticipated: Microsoft "accidentally" leaked the bonuses to be handed out with pre-orders of the Xbox One version of Red Dead Redemption 2 . In fact, the pre-order page for the game on the Windows Store actually went up publicly. People who pre-order before July 31, 2018 will also get a Story Mode exclusive Treasure Map . (more...)
Microsoft is Holding a Massive Xbox Sale During E3 Week
- June 05, 2018

In the lead-up to E3, Microsoft has a sale that it's calling "The Biggest Xbox Sale of the Year ". People who prefer to buy their memberships at a retailer can get a Buy 3, Get 3 months deal for Xbox Live Gold and save 50% off of six months of Xbox Game Pass instead. (more...)
Google Maps is coming to CarPlay along with other navigation apps
- June 05, 2018

Big news for CarPlay, Apple's in-car service that lets a vehicle's display act as a controller and "reader" of your iPhone. It's unclear at this point whether vehicles on the road today with CarPlay will require a software update from a dealership to allow third party navigation support or whether it will work off of iOS 12 on an iPhone alone. (more...)
Silk White OnePlus 6 and Bullets wireless earphones prices and release
- June 05, 2018

Originally announced alongside the new phone, the white OnePlus 6 now has an official release date and price. Thu, May 24, 2018 THE new OnePlus 6 has a dual-lens camera and here's some test shots taken on this new smartphone. Supplies are limited, so it may go quickly. There's also facial recognition, improved water resistance and this phone is one of very few to feature a headphone port. (more...)
Apple announces macOS 10.14, codenamed Apple announces macOS 10.14, codenamed "Mojave"
- June 05, 2018

You will get to know how much time you are spending with your iPhone . Apple's next major update to its main computer operating system, MacOS, is coming this fall. At last. Like they should have been able since the dawn of the iPhone and its smartphone camera. That camera can then take photos and they'll appear almost immediately inside said app. (more...)
Apple Previews tvOS 12 for Apple TV With Dolby Atmos Support Apple Previews tvOS 12 for Apple TV With Dolby Atmos Support
- June 05, 2018

Dolby Atmos will start rolling out to iTunes Movies this fall with existing movies getting a free update just like the 4K upgrade past year. The fact that the Apple TV 4K will be the first (and only) video streamer compatible with both Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos is a pretty compelling coup - especially as having its own Atmos and Vision content will make it a true benefit. (more...)
You Can Now Download macOS 10.13.5 with Messages in iCloud Support You Can Now Download macOS 10.13.5 with Messages in iCloud Support
- June 05, 2018

Apple had recently released iOS 11 .4 and with it, a very handy update came along that allowed one to store their Messages in iCloud . The latest update follows macOS 10.13.4 that was released in March. The latest update for macOS was released on Friday and it adds a feature that we were waiting for since the last Worldwide Developers Conference that took place one year ago. (more...)
Facebook 'not aware of any abuse' of data by phone makers Facebook 'not aware of any abuse' of data by phone makers
- June 05, 2018

We need to look beyond data knowingly provided, and data ownership is too simplistic to do this. Facebook began shutting down use of the APIs in April as part of its response to the Cambridge Analytica row. Samsung and Amazon did not respond to the Times' questions. Facebook acknowledged that some partners did store users' data, including data from their Facebook friends, on their own servers, but said that those practices abided by strict agreements. (more...)
Google Assistant and Alexa integration may soon be coming to Xbox One Google Assistant and Alexa integration may soon be coming to Xbox One
- June 05, 2018

As Windows Central reports, an image has appeared of a new option in the Xbox One interface under preferences for digital assistants . "Alexa, turn on my Xbox " may be a reality sooner than later. It's not entirely clear as to what the capabilities of these digital assistants will be on the Xbox One and how much control you will have through voice commands alone but it is expected that numerous discontinued features that initially came with the Kinect will make a return. (more...)
Red Dead Redemption II pre-order bonuses accidentally leaked Red Dead Redemption II pre-order bonuses accidentally leaked
- June 05, 2018

Featuring a thick gauged metal tithing box (with a lock and key), this edition contains a collectible Challenge Coin featuring the American Buffalo on one side and a scenic landscape on the other side, a 100-piece wooden jigsaw puzzle featuring a illustrated view of the port of Saint Denis on one side, and a Rockstar Games logo on the other, the "six shooter" bandana , a printed treasure map featuring some of the in-game hidden treasures, a pin set , playing cards , the Wheeler, ... (more...)
Apple Stock Hits Record High As Company Opens WWDC Show Apple Stock Hits Record High As Company Opens WWDC Show
- June 05, 2018

Apple has made iOS 12 available for all devices that can now run iOS 11. The oldest phone it'll work on is the iPhone 5S, and the oldest iPad is the Air 2. ■ Apple is also planning an update to ARKit, its platform for developers to build augmented-reality experiences on iPhones and iPads, which it announced a year ago. (more...)
Apple Reportedly Poaching Intel Employees, Fuels ARM Mac Speculation Apple Reportedly Poaching Intel Employees, Fuels ARM Mac Speculation
- June 04, 2018

It's supposedly raiding talent from other Oregon-based tech employers like Intel. The iPhone maker has already hired close to two-dozen employees to work at the facility, the report claims, including a number who previously held senior research or engineering roles at chipmaker Intel. (more...)
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...)