Tech


The Mac mini is back and better than ever
- October 31, 2018

It will be available in Apple retail stores and through Apple Authorized Resellers starting Wednesday, November 7. Photoshop is expected to run five times faster. A model with a Core i5 chip, 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD starts at $1,099 and scales up from there. The new mini can power two or three 4K and 5K displays depending on their configuration . (more...)
Nintendo first-half profit up 25% on Switch console sales Nintendo first-half profit up 25% on Switch console sales
- October 31, 2018

A flurry of highly anticipated games launching in the coming weeks will be crucial to Nintendo being able to hit its goal of selling another 20 million consoles over the next six months. "Ultimate" will help drive significant sales during the holidays. Analysts believe this is because of the lack of big third-party titles like Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 and Red Dead Redemption 2 (which achieved the second biggest opening three days in the history of entertainment after GTA V), too many older ... (more...)
Life with the OnePlus 6T: A better phone with less compromise Life with the OnePlus 6T: A better phone with less compromise
- October 31, 2018

Apart from that, the smartphone has been leaked a number of times, hinting at the upgrades that it will take over its previous variant. Another highlight upfront is an in-display fingerprint sensor, which OnePlus calls " Screen Unlock ". (more...)
Some Pixel 3 XL Devices Are Growing a Second Notch Some Pixel 3 XL Devices Are Growing a Second Notch
- October 30, 2018

Clicking on the option will bring a black bar on top of the screen in place of the notch. Though we're not entirely sure why the Google Pixel 3 XL would even need a virtual notch cutout (especially one that doesn't hold any speakers, cameras or other sensors), there's no denying that it is indeed a amusing sight. (more...)
Apple’s iOS 12.1 Drops Today, Includes Group FaceTime & New Emoji Apple’s iOS 12.1 Drops Today, Includes Group FaceTime & New Emoji
- October 30, 2018

The size of the person's image then changes depending on how active they are being on the call. Group FaceTime , was was originally set to make its debut in iOS 12 before being pulled before release , is one of the things we can look forward to in Apple's next big update. (more...)
MacBook Air 2018 detailed with Retina display and Touch ID MacBook Air 2018 detailed with Retina display and Touch ID
- October 30, 2018

Apple's new iPad Pro and MacBook Air were revealed at the company's October 2018 keynote, which took place at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York. This also gives the display 48 percent more colour, and bezels that are 50 percent narrower, than the previous generation. You can expect the same great battery life as the old MacBook Air, which is about 12-hours of runtime between charges. (more...)
Apple expected to unveil new iPad, Macs on October 30 Apple expected to unveil new iPad, Macs on October 30
- October 30, 2018

Perhaps, a new Apple Pencil for the new iPad Pro tablets that will probably come with special features useful to designers and creative folks. And with Apple's new USB-C charger for the Apple Watch , people could conceivable charge their smartwatch from their iPad , too, without an adapter. (more...)
McLaren's $2.1 million supercar McLaren's $2.1 million supercar
- October 30, 2018

Those are the (now patented) rear ailerons. The flaps appear to not have any kind of joint or gap where they lift. The three seats will be uber comfortable racing buckets with the driver seat built bespoke for the buyer. The windshield curves upwards to form part of the roof and also features special electrochromic glass. McLaren only developed racing versions of the F1 after owners starting requesting it. (more...)
New overhauled iPad Pro design confirmed in iOS code New overhauled iPad Pro design confirmed in iOS code
- October 29, 2018

I'll be on the ground at Apple's event bringing you all the news directly from the show floor, but until Tuesday, here's everything we expect to see at the tech giant's 'There's more in the making, ' fall hardware event. Alongside the new iPad Pro , it's possible Apple will announce a handful of new accessories. Of course, this email may be a red herring and Apple may just ship out a normal MacBook Air come the end of next week, but as they say, there's no smoke without fire. (more...)
OnePlus 6T: What to expect at tomorrow’s launch event? OnePlus 6T: What to expect at tomorrow’s launch event?
- October 29, 2018

The upcoming OnePlus 6T has just leaked yet again, this time around the phone's promo images and specifications have surfaced . Official Announcement - 31 OctoberAt the Honor Play launch event, the company's president showed a teaser for a successor to the Honor Magic phone launched in 2016. (more...)
Pokémon Go will finally track steps with the app closed Pokémon Go will finally track steps with the app closed
- October 28, 2018

Niantic notes that Adventure Sync is rolling out for Pokemon Go players worldwide soon , but this feature will trickle down to other Niantic location-based AR games like Ingress and the upcoming Harry Potter game as well. You no longer have to guess how much walking you've done because your Trainer Profile will show you how many kilometers you've walked. But, what about all of the other times you're out and about? The game will also give players push notifications when an egg is going ... (more...)
TSA's Sunday Streaming Hour Presents Red Dead Redemption 2 TSA's Sunday Streaming Hour Presents Red Dead Redemption 2
- October 28, 2018

Red Dead Online is an evolution of the classic multiplayer experience in the original Red Dead Redemption , blending narrative with competitive and cooperative gameplay in fun new ways. It's just as it sounds. Now there is a possibility that all these PC references are just leftovers due to Rockstar's laziness (you know, simply copy-pasting most of the parameters that were present in GTA 5's companion app). (more...)
German Online Retailer Details OnePlus 6T Specs and Pricing German Online Retailer Details OnePlus 6T Specs and Pricing
- October 28, 2018

The listing also shows that the handset will boast a resolution of 2430×1080 pixels and runs Android 9 Pie. The product page, which is now available as an archive on Wayback Machine, also throws light on the remaining specifications of the OnePlus 6T . (more...)
Created Art Fetches $432,500 at New York Auction: Christie's Created Art Fetches $432,500 at New York Auction: Christie's
- October 28, 2018

The piece, created by an AI developed by the Paris-based art collective known as Obvious , sold Thursday as part of Christie's Print and Multiples art auction in NY. Three creators from the art group Obvious cooperated on the process that made the print . According to Engadget , a Discriminator who was asked to differentiate the human-made art with the one made by Generator. (more...)
Red Dead Redemption 2: 10 Things You Must Do First Red Dead Redemption 2: 10 Things You Must Do First
- October 28, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is out now for PS4 and Xbox One . But in a game of this scale, there's plenty to see, and developer Rockstar Games has released a companion app for smartphones and tablets that'll help you find your way around. To upgrade the main camp in Red Dead Redemption 2 , head over to the donation box behind Dutch's tent. PARAM_DX11Use8BitTargets - Probably due to Xbox One. (more...)
Lens is now available on Google Images for mobile devices Lens is now available on Google Images for mobile devices
- October 27, 2018

Google said " Lens in Images is now live on the mobile web for people in the USA searching in English, and will soon be rolled out to other countries, languages and other places you use Google Images". If they are not visible, users can draw around an object in a photo to trigger a search for related information. Another advantage of integration is the growth of website owners and E-commerce sellers. (more...)
Unboxing of Apple’s new colorful iPhone XR Unboxing of Apple’s new colorful iPhone XR
- October 27, 2018

At 8 a.m. local time on Friday, October 26, the new iPhone XR went on sale around the world. While the iPhone X , XS, and the XR no longer feature Apple's iconic home button, they still have power buttons. Photos and movies are clearly sharper on the XS compared to the XR. The price also includes a processor Apple A12 Bionic and the screen is 6.1 inch IPS and a resolution lower than Full HD. (more...)
Samsung Foldable Phone, Galaxy S10 Details Tipped by Insiders Samsung Foldable Phone, Galaxy S10 Details Tipped by Insiders
- October 27, 2018

But looking back further to the early days of Samsung's smartphone efforts, the company also has the iPhone to thank for the success of its own smartphone business. Samsung and Google have been working on developing a special version of the Android operating software for the phone, whose final user interface will depend largely on which of the two designs is chosen, one person said. (more...)
Tim Cook praises GDPR, warns about Tim Cook praises GDPR, warns about "weaponised data"
- October 27, 2018

Apple CEO Tim Cook is calling on the USA to pass a federal digital privacy law to stop the tech industry from mining people's personal data . That's rattled the big tech companies , which are pushing for a federal law that would treat them more leniently. (more...)
Red Dead Redemption 2 finally launches on Xbox One Red Dead Redemption 2 finally launches on Xbox One
- October 27, 2018

A film can not afford to spend tens of hours setting the scene in the way that Red Dead Redemption 2 does when it sends you on long horse journeys, often without company. The frame-rate for Red Dead 2 also stands out on Xbox One, with a locked 30 FPS that outpaces the occasional dropped frames in busy areas like towns. (more...)