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Apple is planning 3 new iPhone models this year Apple is planning 3 new iPhone models this year
- June 16, 2018

However, Grayshift has reportedly created a way to circumvent the upcoming iPhone security tool even prior to its wider release in the future, according to a report from Motherboard . OLED screens are noted for their better image quality and low levels of power consumption. The Journal reported that "people involved in the Apple supply chain" said the company plans to put most of its production into the new iPhones with LCD screen due to a belief that customers will be more likely ... (more...)
Sony Responds To Fortnite Backlash Regarding Cross-Play Restrictions On PS4
- June 16, 2018

Sony previously blocked cross-platform play between PS4 and Xbox One gamers for " Fortnite ". "And whether that's Fortnite , whether that's a number of the other games that have cross-platform play on our console, from a developer standpoint that's what we want". (more...)
Russian Federation open World Cup 2018 with thumping win over Saudi Arabia Russian Federation open World Cup 2018 with thumping win over Saudi Arabia
- June 16, 2018

He later tweeted that the Foreign Ministry "congratulates all teams playing in #2018WorldCup", specifically mentioning openers Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation. No speech was delivered at the ceremony but Russian President Vladmir Putin gave a brief welcome before the match to the thousands of spectators, which also included Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman. (more...)
Encryption Wars Ramp Up As Apple Improves Phone Security - Hit & Run Encryption Wars Ramp Up As Apple Improves Phone Security - Hit & Run
- June 16, 2018

As we highlighted last week , the new USB Restricted Mode requires that an iPhone be unlocked with a passcode when connected to a computer via USB if the device has not already been unlocked in the last hour. The issue came to a head in the aftermath of the terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California , in December 2015, when a married couple shot and killed 14 people. (more...)
Ferrari 488 Pista Piloti Isn't For the Average Joe Ferrari 488 Pista Piloti Isn't For the Average Joe
- June 16, 2018

Ferrari launched the regular 488 Pista at the 2018 Geneva motor show , and it serves as a clear shot at McLaren's bow. Much like McLaren, Ferrari is focused on delivering a race track-like experience to those who desire such a thrill. The livery resembles the Italian flag, with a broad white stripe running the length of the auto, flanked by smaller green and red stripes. Four main exterior paint colours are available, with Blu Tour De France, Nero Daytona (black) and Argento Nurburgring ... (more...)
Apple Maps is down; use Google Maps as a workaround Apple Maps is down; use Google Maps as a workaround
- June 16, 2018

The outage has been acknowledged on Apple's status page as affecting both Maps Search and Routing & Navigation, and appears to be hitting users across many countries. The issues were first noticed by the Apple news site MacRumors , before Apple's own website confirmed the outage starting at 8:48 AM PT. Issues like this will just make users continue to jump over to Google Maps and stick with the latter. (more...)
Apple backtracks on pricey iPhone screens
- June 16, 2018

Apple had always been using LCD screens for the iPhone, but switched to OLED screens for the iPhone X previous year. The biggest question for investors is what the mix will be between the three devices. The same thing was expected by former KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Now as to how the aforementioned sizes break down across specific iPhone models, rumor has it that the 5.8-inch iPhone will be a next-gen version of the current iPhone X. (more...)
Kingdom Hearts 3: 10 Things We Learned At E3 Kingdom Hearts 3: 10 Things We Learned At E3
- June 16, 2018

Seemingly having no sort of self-awareness, or a dictionary definition of recap, Nomura says that the Kingdom Hearts story round-up will be presented in five parts. "So right now", he mentioned. Kingdom Hearts 3 is one of the biggest upcoming games of the generation, being a title that people have waited eagerly for since 2015. (more...)
Did Instagram just stop notifying users about screenshots in Stories? Did Instagram just stop notifying users about screenshots in Stories?
- June 15, 2018

According to Buzzfeed News , Instagram has officially ended their test, and people can revert back to their old, questionable ways. This was a feature that was inspired from Instagram-rival Snapchat , which famously tells users if someone has taken a screenshot of their content. (more...)
Vivo Nex with bezel-less display, pop-up selfie camera launched Vivo Nex with bezel-less display, pop-up selfie camera launched
- June 15, 2018

The teaser comes after a couple of days when Vivo unveiled its two new smartphones Vivo NEX S and NEX A under the "NEX" series. Just a few months later, Vivo is bringing the Apex to the masses by rebranding it as Vivo Nex . The flagship version utilizes the famous snapdragon 845 with a 8G/256G storage and will support an in-display fingerprint sensor - this is priced at 4498 Yuan ($702). (more...)
Ford has 7 ways to celebrate Father's Day Ford has 7 ways to celebrate Father's Day
- June 15, 2018

Have you picked a Father's Day present yet? My Dad is a huge fan of boat's, and since he sold his past year, The cruise on Lake Erie sounded like a great gift idea and some fun in the sun. "And that's the number one gift to be given this year for Father's Day is that "experience", says Miller. Bonding over food will always hit the spot. (more...)
Maxis proud to bring 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ to more Malaysians Maxis proud to bring 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ to more Malaysians
- June 15, 2018

The football fans will not want to miss the action live. The competition is at its peak now, and today, Russian Federation will host three matches including a Group B clash between Portugal and Spain. The Fox Sports app will also cater to fans looking for their World Cup fix, with fixtures, live scores, stats, news and videos all available within the app. (more...)
Unreleased Nintendo arcade game Sky Skipper is coming to Switch Unreleased Nintendo arcade game Sky Skipper is coming to Switch
- June 15, 2018

Save Lady from her kidnapper Donkey Kong! The game originally appeared in arcades and didn't do too well and was replaced by none other than Popeye . The Arcade Archives series has faithfully reproduced many classic Arcade masterpieces. It's Nintendo history at its finest. In Sky Skipper , you take control of a pilot who must save the royal family - represented as playing cards, from gorillas. (more...)
Porsche Taycan Will Still Channel Porsche's Spirit Despite Engine Difference Porsche Taycan Will Still Channel Porsche's Spirit Despite Engine Difference
- June 15, 2018

The name can be roughly translated as "lively young horse", referencing the imagery at the heart of the Porsche crest, which has featured a leaping steed since 1952. Porsche has also pledged its commitment to an electric future, saying it will invest some six billion Euros into electrification by 2022, double its original planned budget. (more...)
E3 2018: Starlink: Battle for Atlas Gets Star Fox for Nintendo Switch E3 2018: Starlink: Battle for Atlas Gets Star Fox for Nintendo Switch
- June 15, 2018

The team at Ubisoft Toronto collaborated closely with Virtuos on the Nintendo Switch version of Starlink: Battle for Atlas . Video game stories from other sites on the web. This game basically brings toys to real-life situations. This customizable system includes a model of Star Fox's Arwing and its accompanying components. (more...)
Australia blocks Huawei bid to lay Solomon Islands cables Australia blocks Huawei bid to lay Solomon Islands cables
- June 15, 2018

The cable is to have an Australian link point, to allow the Solomons and Papua New Guinea to connect to Australia's fibre optic cable infrastructure. If Huawei is banned , this would be the second time the company, which has a presence in 170 countries, has been kept out of major projects in Australia . (more...)
Fallout 76 Will Give Online Griefers a Wanted Level Fallout 76 Will Give Online Griefers a Wanted Level
- June 15, 2018

It's a prequel to the previous entries in the long-running series. We're going to be providing live coverage of every major PC-relevant conference, plus previews of all the biggest games straight from the show floor, including hands-on impressions and interviews with the developers who made them. (more...)
E3 2018: The Last of Us Part II Gameplay Trailer E3 2018: The Last of Us Part II Gameplay Trailer
- June 15, 2018

Naughty Dog during Sony's PlayStation Experience event in late 2016 announced the follow-up to action-adventure survival horror game The Last of Us . However, this trailer only served to hype up more the game. As of the moment, there has been no release date yet revealed. For any updates and news, check back with us! Then, we got even more footage at last year's E3. (more...)
Man can sue Google for defamation, rules court Man can sue Google for defamation, rules court
- June 15, 2018

Google's legal eagles Down Under argued it would have been "irrational" for someone to assume that pictures of people returned against a search for underworld figures are all criminals, partly on the grounds that the mugshots displayed by the search engine for such a search included Marlon Brando. (more...)
Samsung’s Chromebook Plus V2 adds an Intel processor and rear camera Samsung’s Chromebook Plus V2 adds an Intel processor and rear camera
- June 15, 2018

While the Intel processor is a step up from what the Plus offered, it's still not as good as the Intel Core M3 processor included in last year's Chromebook Pro . A new 13MP rear-facing camera sits above the keyboard for use while in tablet mode. We also don't have very long to wait before it's available, as Samsung is launching the Plus (V2) before the end of the month. (more...)