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Tech Apple releases macOS High Sierra 10.13.5
Author: 0 Apple releases macOS High Sierra 10.13.5

Apple released macOS 10.13.5 today, an update that brings the long-awaited Messages in iCloud feature to Mac users. This update features " Messages in iCloud" which are updated automatically, so you always have the same view everywhere you use iMessage.

Tech Facebook Faces Another Controversy Over Privacy
Author: 0 Facebook Faces Another Controversy Over Privacy

Facebook has shared data with such companies for years, letting device makers use features such as "like" buttons and address books in their gadget's software. In the case of the private APIs that Facebook supplied to the makers of phones, tablets, smart TVs, and other devices, the company's Ime Archibong , VP of Product Partnerships, said in the company's statement that it had "controlled them tightly".

Tech Are Android Tablets Dead? Google Removes Tablet Section From Android Website
Author: 0 Are Android Tablets Dead? Google Removes Tablet Section From Android Website

Since then, many tablets have joined the league. Some say that Android tablets will not be missed, as Chromebooks represent a better alternative. As explained by Hiroshi Lockheimer, senior vice president of Platforms and Ecosystems at Google , the disappearance of the tablet section on the Android site was not intentional.

Tech Asus has a monster phone for serious mobile gamers
Author: 0 Asus has a monster phone for serious mobile gamers

This phone packs a 6-inch AMOLED screen clocking in at 2K resolution. And now, it's making smartphones! In addition to the traditional bottom-mounted USB-C port, there's also one on the side of the phone, which allows you to charge with the phone in landscape mode without an awkward cable sticking out from the side.

Tech Apple gunning for parents' pockets with new WatchOS 5 walkie-talkie feature
Author: 0 Apple gunning for parents' pockets with new WatchOS 5 walkie-talkie feature

You can add friends with an Apple Watch. It'll work on both Wi-Fi and mobile internet, so it's not just limited to the Apple Watch 3 LTE. It's sort of like making a voice call, but also sort of not. Third-party apps will be able to play background audio, you'll be able to customize the control center, you can add an air quality rating to your watch face, or add your student ID card to the watch.

Tech Leaked macOS Photos Show Night Mode, Apple News
Author: 0 Leaked macOS Photos Show Night Mode, Apple News

Ladies and gentlemen, I give you Xcode 10 on macOS 10.14. Today Steven Troughton-Smith found a brief video on Apple's servers that arrives to show Xcode 10 working on macOS 10.14. The dark mode in evidence goes much further than the now available version of it on MacOS, where it only affects the dock and menu bar. This seems that the feature could affect the whole system.

Tech Microsoft may be considering GitHub acquisition
Author: 0 Microsoft may be considering GitHub acquisition

Microsoft will use a portion of the remaining ~$30 billion of its current share repurchase authorization for the purchase. News of Microsoft's intent to buy GitHub leaked on Friday in a report by Business Insider . But Julie Lerman, a GitHub user who works as a Microsoft liaison with freelance developers, cautiously welcomed the partnership. The software giant expects to complete the transaction by the end of the year.

Author: 0 Red Dead Redemption 2 Preorder Bonuses Have Leaked, Include GTA$

This is likely some items to help players get started. It was exactly at one of these Microsoft Store listings in United Kingdom where punters were able to learn early what pre-order bonuses will be offered for the game, something the developer was likely to announce at E3.

Tech Here is how you can watch Apple's WWDC 2018
Author: 0 Here is how you can watch Apple's WWDC 2018

The next major update of iOS , the iPhone and iPad operating system, has to be presented today, Apple fans expect. The developer conference will start on 5 June at 1AM in Malaysia, and naturally, the event will be livestreamed. Apple has said MSE, H.264 and AAC are required though, so it may not work on all versions of the browser. Internet browsers including Google Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge will be the main way to stream if you don't use an Apple device.

Tech Apple WWDC 2018 Starts Today
Author: 0 Apple WWDC 2018 Starts Today

WWDC 2018 is being held in San Jose, California from June 4-8. "This stream is best experienced on an iPhone , iPad , or iPod touch using Safari on iOS 10 or later; a Mac using Safari on macOS Sierra 10.12 or later; or a PC using Windows 10 and Microsoft Edge ".

Tech What to expect at Apple's WWDC 2018
Author: 0 What to expect at Apple's WWDC 2018

However, with the likes of Fitbit joining in with their smartwatches, expect Apple to announce some new features to help the Apple Watch remain in the race to make the most advanced accessory for tracking your health, workout progress and more.

Author: 0 Facebook gave user data to 60 companies including Apple, Amazon, and Samsung

The Times reported some device makers had access to user data such as relationship status, religion, political leaning and events. Manufacturers of smartphones and tablets are allowed to save and store Facebook user information on their own servers; without any extra oversight or safety precautions to prevent misuse.

Tech What to expect at Monday's Apple event
Author: 0 What to expect at Monday's Apple event

WWDC runs June 4-8, 2018, in San José, USA. The tools will be later released as a part of iOS 12 operating system for iPhone and iPad devices, which typically arrives in the fall. Apple may allow third-party developers to create apps that work seamlessly on both iOS and macOS platforms. There are rumours that Apple will be doing some form of integration between iOS and macOS apps, but it's not confirmed if we will actually see this announced at WWDC 2018 .

Tech Apple’s New iPhones Unaffected By Throttling Due To ‘Hardware Updates’
Author: 0 Apple’s New iPhones Unaffected By Throttling Due To ‘Hardware Updates’

It also discounted its iPhone battery replacement scheme for affected phones . Apple said Monday that it's looking into complaints that a possible glitch is preventing some iPhone X users from answering their phone calls . If it can, it'll truck along with normal performance and you shouldn't notice any slowdown. Consumers so far have filed some 50 proposed class action lawsuits over Apple's latest iPhone software update , which they allege caused unexpected shutdowns and ...

Author: 0 Microsoft reportedly buys code-sharing site GitHub

According to the report shared by Business Insider , the tech giant Microsoft would be interested in buying GitHub, a web-based hosting service for version control using git. But things didn't get far or serious. In addition to being home to the overwhelming majority of open source projects, it's also used by developers within companies to privately collaborate on software.

Tech Samsung Galaxy Note 9 rumored to be revealed August 9
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 9 rumored to be revealed August 9

A report from The Korea Herald claims Samsung's next flagship, the Galaxy S10, is launching with 3 rear-facing cameras and a 3D sensor. Talking about the Galaxy A9 Star , it sports a 6.3-inch Full HD+ (2220 x 1080 pixels) Super AMOLED Infinity display with 18.5:9 aspect ratio.

Tech Microsoft Plans To Buy GitHub, Valued At $2 Billion
Author: 0 Microsoft Plans To Buy GitHub, Valued At $2 Billion

Over the years, the site has become a central community for developers. With more than 1,800 repositories, Microsoft now shares far more repos than any of its tech giant counterparts. According to CNBC , Microsoft is planning to invest $35 million in a bid to push sales and marketing of GitHub . There is a possibility that Microsoft could integrate the platform into Visual Studio.

Tech ARM Cortex-A76 CPU, Mali-G76 GPU, Mali-V76 VPU Designs Launched
Author: 0 ARM Cortex-A76 CPU, Mali-G76 GPU, Mali-V76 VPU Designs Launched

The Cortex A75 was further remarked as pulling more elements from this new mysterious project. The latest chips are its Cortex-A76 CPU , Mali-G76 GPU , and Mali-V76 video processor, meant for UHD displays. Along with the new CPU cores, the company has also launched Mali-G76 GPU, which will offer up to 30 per cent performance in games over the current Mali chip.

Tech Anthem has got a teaser trailer for its new trailer
Author: 0 Anthem has got a teaser trailer for its new trailer

It will give details of its unsafe world, story, characters, and monsters. The blog post teases a focus on combat, flying mechanics, and loot - systems we haven't really seen in action yet. We can expect to hear from BioWare General Manager Casey Hudson, Executive Producer Mark Darrah, and Lead Writer Cathleen Rootsaert. Last but not least, more concept and production art from the game will be shown next week as well.

Tech Lenovo to launch Moto phones with ‘Motorola’ branding now
Author: 0 Lenovo to launch Moto phones with ‘Motorola’ branding now

Moto G6 comes with Qualcomm's latest mid-range processor, Snapdragon 450, Adreno 506 GPU and 3GB RAM (4 GB in some areas, but not in the United Kingdom or the US). Moreover, 32GB, 64GB and 128 Gigs of memory options are expected from this device. There is an 8MP front snapper with an LED flash. The teaser page for the Moto G6 on Amazon.in confirms that it will be launched in India on June 4.

Tech June's Free Games For PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live Gold Announced
Author: 0 June's Free Games For PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live Gold Announced

The findings were not favorable for Microsoft , with Jorgensen suggesting that Sony had moved about 73 million consoles that fiscal year as opposed to Microsoft selling approximately 30 million, according to Variety , meaning that Sony moved over two PS4 units for every Xbox One sold.

Tech LG V35 ThinQ Officially Launched, Specifications, Price
Author: 0 LG V35 ThinQ Officially Launched, Specifications, Price

Finally, US Cellular accepts a monthly payment of only $14.99 (after bill credits) for two and a half years, meaning the smaller operator's LG G7 ThinQ costs $450 all in all instead of its $750 MSRP. That's a pretty good way to save almost $200 on the price of the LG G7 ThinQ . The design might please the notch haters but, in the world of the OnePlus 6 and Galaxy S9, it'll be interesting to see how many people opt for an LG flagship smartphone now.

Tech Fallout: New Vegas-mod New California released October 23rd
Author: 0 Fallout: New Vegas-mod New California released October 23rd

The original Fallout introduced vaults which "protected" survivors of the nuclear apocalypse. The vault seems to be situated near Washington, D.C., so many people think the game will take place in West Virginia. Until we see the videos for ourselves, we can't really tell. Pre-order pages for the game are already going live, sporting placeholder date for next year.

Tech Jeep confirms new sub-four-metre SUV for India
Author: 0 Jeep confirms new sub-four-metre SUV for India

While it was speculated that Jeep may bring in the Renegade in the Indian market, the SUV does not fit sub 4-meter criteria, that is important to keep the costs low in the Indian market. It is quite likely that the competencies here could be leveraged to include overseas shipments to left-hand drive markets too in the near future if the need arises.

Tech Canon Won't Sell Film Cameras Anymore
Author: 0 Canon Won't Sell Film Cameras Anymore

Before the digital revolution, it was the camera of choice for many top photojournalists and sports shooters, and it still holds its own even today. While you won't be able to buy an EOS-1V film camera directly from Canon anymore, you can probably still find one on the used market. Canon introduced the EOS-1V in 2000.

Tech Samsung adds 18 new AR Emoji for Galaxy S9 owners
Author: 0 Samsung adds 18 new AR Emoji for Galaxy S9 owners

Samsung has not yet rolled out any fix for the bug. Comments on the forum suggest users have been pushed to factory reset their handsets as the update has rendered them nearly unusable. Waking up in 2018 might disappoint even the most eager of time travelers: there are no truly viable flying cars yet and our food doesn't come in capsule form, but at least computers have shrunk to a palm-sized powerful form factor thanks to smartphones.

Tech Bugatti Chiron Lego Technic Official Reveal
Author: 0 Bugatti Chiron Lego Technic Official Reveal

It's the 2018 Bugatti Chiron , and the 1/8 scale kit features 3,599 pieces, which is almost 1,000 more than the 911. If you put all of those pieces together, correctly, you'll get a Lego supercar with a movable paddle shifted eight-speed transmission, a W16 with moving pistons and a body with functioning active aero.

Tech Apple To Unveil More Software, Not Hardware At WWDC
Author: 0 Apple To Unveil More Software, Not Hardware At WWDC

Previous rumors had already pegged one of the keynote announcements at the event being multiplayer support in ARKit . Following the same trail of the keynote, WWDC will commence with a keynote at 10 AM PST (6 PM BST ). In January, two top Apple investors called on the Cupertino tech giant to do its part tackling smartphone addiction among children. The feature was introduced in iOS 11 .

Tech Traditional Pokémon RPG Coming to Nintendo Switch in 2019
Author: 0 Traditional Pokémon RPG Coming to Nintendo Switch in 2019

The game will take place in the Tumblecube Island area, where players can interact with the classic first-generation Pokemon , GameSpot reported . Nintendo announced that there will be two new Pokemon titles added to the Switch . This game is not similar to most Pokemon games in the aspect that the player will not be a Pokemon trainer. Copyright the Pokemon Company.

Tech Microsoft is getting rid of its music app, Groove
Author: 0 Microsoft is getting rid of its music app, Groove

The company had launched its Groove Music service, following the likes of its competitors but it just wasn't as polished as the others on the market. Groove Music's fate was sealed in December 2017, when Microsoft opted to bow out of the streaming game and get cosy with Spotify instead. The current version of Groove Music does not inform users yet about the upcoming retirement of the application.

Tech Why Is Facebook Removing Trending Feature From Its Platform?
Author: 0 Why Is Facebook Removing Trending Feature From Its Platform?

A 3D-printed Facebook like button is seen in front of the Facebook logo, in this illustration taken October 25, 2017. Facebook indicated that they will discriminate against sources the platform doesn't deem to be trustworthy, saying the system is created to keep users informed of "timely, breaking news " while "making sure the news they see on Facebook is from trustworthy and quality sources ".

Tech California Senate votes for stricter net neutrality rules
Author: 0 California Senate votes for stricter net neutrality rules

California's move comes nearly six months after the Republican-controlled Federal Communications Commission repealed the Obama-era net neutrality rules. Everything from the startup businesses to brick-and-mortar companies, and from grassroots activism to telemedicine rely on accessing the web, he said, and all those users could be impacted when internet providers start manipulating speed, access and prices for consumers.

Tech MIUI 10: List of Xiaomi smartphones it will be reaching soon
Author: 0 MIUI 10: List of Xiaomi smartphones it will be reaching soon

Here comes the new Xiaomi Mi 8 . There's a regular fingerprint sensor nested at the back of the device, and that's perfectly fine. While the NFC variant would cost you CNY 199 (USD 31/ INR 2077) and will be available in September, 2018. The Mi 8 and Mi 8 Explorer Edition are powered by a 3,400mAh and 3,000mAh battery respectively, with Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0 support. As always, the worldwide prices of the Mi 8 , Mi 8 SE , and Mi 8 Explorer Edition will be slightly ...