Friday June 22-nd, 2018

The Sonos Beam is a $399 soundbar with Alexa (and Google, someday) The Sonos Beam is a $399 soundbar with Alexa (and Google, someday)

The Sonos Beam measures 65cm wide x 10cm deep x 6.85cm high, and weighs just 2.8kg. The Beam is a sound bar created to sit below a television set and replace the speakers built into existing TVs. With Alexa, you can set moods and perform smart ho...

MacOS Mojave: New features, release date, and everything you need to know MacOS Mojave: New features, release date, and everything you need to know

First and foremost is the introduction of a new Dark Mode, which brings a dark theme throughout the operating system. Like the iOS App Store , which was redesigned previous year, the new Mac App Store celebrates apps, games and developers wi...

Lenovo K5 Note (2018) and Lenovo A5 Smartphones With Big Batteries Launched Lenovo K5 Note (2018) and Lenovo A5 Smartphones With Big Batteries Launched

The Lenovo Z5's display sport rounded corners, and the phone's notch is not one of the smaller ones out there, it's somewhere between OnePlus 6's and iPhone X's notch in terms of width. Under the hood, Lenovo Z5 runs Snapdragon 636 with 6...

Google rolls out June 2018 security patch for Pixel and Nexus devices Google rolls out June 2018 security patch for Pixel and Nexus devices

Final APIs don't mean that Android P will be released any day now. Similarly, OTA and system images you can manually flash to your handset are available, at least for the time being, exclusively for Google's in-house Pixel , Pixel XL , Pixel 2...

Apple reveals new iOS 12 privacy features Apple reveals new iOS 12 privacy features

Apple chief executive Tim Cook , meanwhile, told developers the "app ecosystem" developed by the iPhone maker will soon have delivered more than US$100 billion (S$133.6 billion) to partners. Apple is closing in on Facebook by hitting its weake...

Rez and Lumines Creator Announces Tetris PSVR title, Tetris Effect Rez and Lumines Creator Announces Tetris PSVR title, Tetris Effect

It's also what may be Sony's most exciting announcement to date for PSVR . A new "Zone" mechanic allows you to stop time and blocks from falling, allowing you to get the upper hand in getting out of a sticky situation that could end in game over (...

New iOS 12 Features Let Users Limit Screen Time, Reduce Interruptions New iOS 12 Features Let Users Limit Screen Time, Reduce Interruptions

The new system will work on a range of products that date back to 2013. "Safari now also automatically creates, autofills and stores strong passwords when users create new online accounts and flags reused passwords so users can change them ".

Apple Unveils iOS 12 at the WWDC. Here's What's New Apple Unveils iOS 12 at the WWDC. Here's What's New

This version includes numerous improvements and features and will be available on all phones that are now able to run iOS 11. "In iOS 12 , we wanted to make an easy way to experience AR across the [eco] system, and to do that we got together w...

Apple’s software chief explains how iOS apps will work on Mac Apple’s software chief explains how iOS apps will work on Mac

It now has a new viewing feature that will show a large preview of the file you have selected and you can activate a column on the side to view detailed information about the files, such as metadata. New protection measures also requires apps to g...

Red Dead Redemption 2 Special Editions, Pre-Order Bonuses Officially Revealed Red Dead Redemption 2 Special Editions, Pre-Order Bonuses Officially Revealed

Digital pre-orders for Red Dead Redemption 2 made via the PlayStation Store will receive an automatic download for their bonus GTA$. The Collector's Box is speaking to me on a level I can't really describe; I'm pretty sure I shouldn't get it,...

Facebook under scrutiny over data sharing after Times report Facebook under scrutiny over data sharing after Times report

The latest revelation is that Apple , Samsung , Microsoft and Blackberry were just a handful of more than 60 device makers given "deep access" to user data ... "Facebook's DNA is unchangeable: their basic idea is to amass as much data as possib...

‘Hey Siri’ is purely optional in watchOS 5 ‘Hey Siri’ is purely optional in watchOS 5

Walkie-Talkie mode on the Apple Watch, coming later this year, will let you send short voice messages directly from your Watch to another Watch user. You'll also be able to just raise your wrist and start talking to it rather than needing to say ...

Apple to Fuse iOS, Mac Apps Making Developer Work Go Further Apple to Fuse iOS, Mac Apps Making Developer Work Go Further

Apple News comes inside Stocks. Merging the two systems will reduce work and the company's confirmation was greeted by cheers from the audience on Monday. To close the WWDC 2018 event, Apple revealed the new News, Stocks, Voice Memos and Home apps ...

Massive New Vegas Mod Massive New Vegas Mod "Fallout New California" Gets Release Date

Last week's shock announcement of Fallout 76 is still fresh in the mind, and given Bethesda's quick turnaround from reveal to release for Fallout 4, it seems likely we'll see Fallout 76 not only this year but possibly before the Summer is out...

Apple to introduce new privacy features for devices Apple to introduce new privacy features for devices

It's an open source format and all native iOS apps will support reading USDZ files. LEGO, among other companies, are on board to create apps that share the same AR environments. Starting with Do Not Disturb , a new "Do not disturb during bedtime" ...

Liveblog: Apple’s WWDC 2018 keynote is on June 4 Liveblog: Apple’s WWDC 2018 keynote is on June 4

Looks like Apple is following on Google's path that eventually will lead users to get a better phone-life balance. The company saves a few surprises for its September press event, when it also announces new iPhones. Apple has been going all in o...

Microsoft embraces collaboration in $7.5B deal for GitHub Microsoft embraces collaboration in $7.5B deal for GitHub

Subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approval, the acquisition is expected to close by the end of 2018. GitHub will still operate independently from Microsoft , with Nat Friedman , now Microsoft Corporate's vice president, a...

Rumored Apple initiative to curb smartphone use sounds just like Google’s Rumored Apple initiative to curb smartphone use sounds just like Google’s

Apple is expected to reveal big news about its upcoming software and hardware at its annual WWDC conference tonight. Additionally, Apple has also launched an app for WWDC on the App store . Here's what's on our wishlist for iOS 12 . Wil...

Telegram says Apple has prevented it from updating since April Telegram says Apple has prevented it from updating since April

According to the report, over the past four years the revenue of Apple's App store has increased by 119%. "Unfortunately, some Telegram features, such as stickers, don't work correctly under iOS 11 .4 that was just released - even though we fixe...

PlayStation Plus free games for June 2018 confirmed PlayStation Plus free games for June 2018 confirmed

Even if it is necessary to have a premium account, it is an interesting service because it allows us to test games that we had forgotten, or that we didn't want to pay full price. Zombie Driver is pretty much exactly what it sounds like. One of th...

LG's G7 ThinQ is now available to purchase in the U.S. LG's G7 ThinQ is now available to purchase in the U.S.

The device is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor combined with 6GB RAM and 64GB/128GB internal storage option which can be expanded by up to 2TB using microSD card. The camera is powered by LG's AI camera tech, as well as a...

Facebook losing out to YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat among US teens Facebook losing out to YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat among US teens

More than a third of teens said they used SnapChat most often, followed by YouTube (32 percent) and Instagram (15 percent). 16-17yrs were more likely to use Facebook , Messenger, and Tumblr than those aged 14-15yr olds, highlighting the g...

Fallout 76 to be an Online Survival RPG!

The mod is released on October 23rd and is, in fact, a completely new Fallout game that uses the Fallout : New Vegas engine. There are also references to the Halloween season, including a carved pumpkin and a prominent trophy citing an "Annual...

Apple to reveal 'Digital Health' iOS 12 iPhone features at WWDC Apple to reveal 'Digital Health' iOS 12 iPhone features at WWDC

Before you place that order, however, it is worth noting that plenty of companies try to get the "jump" on Apple's plans with their accessories. The keynote starts at 10AM PDT (6PM BST) on the 4th. In 2014, Apple officially acquired Beats for...

WWDC 2018 Not To Feature Any Major Hardware Announcements WWDC 2018 Not To Feature Any Major Hardware Announcements

What this means for Face ID is a different case altogether. While the power button sits on the top edge, the rounded volume rocker and ringer switch are placed on the left edge. At its May I/O event, which was also targeted at developers, Google an...

Lego’s replica model of the Bugatti Chiron will get your pulse racing

Would you buy the LEGO Bugatti? The Speed Key can also be used to adjust the rear spoiler. The scale version of the engine may not run, but it does get moving pistons. Celebrate innovative engineering and design from one of the world's most prestig...

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey leaks: is this the sequel to Origins? Assassin’s Creed Odyssey leaks: is this the sequel to Origins?

According to Schreier, Odyssey will likely launch this fall, marking a return to the series' yearly routine. As with any such leak, take it with a grain of salt until we receive official confirmation. "Several sources" said it was so, although th...

Xiaomi confirms that the Xiaomi Mi A2 will not launch in India Xiaomi confirms that the Xiaomi Mi A2 will not launch in India

The Mi 7 was rumored for MWC 2018 but that didn't happen and now we know that the smartphone is not even called Mi 7. When there are a couple of days left for the Xiaomi's products launch event, a new leak has emerged revealing the key specific...

School shooting game pulled from website School shooting game pulled from website

There's no doubt the developer was attempting to capitalize and profit from the horrific events that continue to plague schools in the U.S., most recently at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida and Santa Fe High School in Santa ...

New Details And Release Date Announced For Mega Man 11 New Details And Release Date Announced For Mega Man 11

The Double Gear , however, is reserved for dire situations. We haven't heard much of Mega Man 11 since it was announced back in December. The Double Gear system in Mega Man 11 adds a unique new twist on the satisfying platforming action, o...

Universal Display Stock Jumps On Apple iPhone Report

Quoting an unnamed Apple official, ET News writes: " Apple recently started planning the iPhone model in 2019 and chose to adopt OLED in all three types..." According to South Korea's Electronic Times , Apple will use OLED screens in all th...

Bethesda wants you to "Please Stand By"

Two smart guesses are for remakes or ports. Bethesda Game Studios is teasing an announcement on Twitter. Or it could be a Switch version of Fallout 4 . This year marks the 10th anniversary of Fallout 3's release (yes, it's been that long!) and...

PUBG Corp Have Only Gone And Sued Epic Games Over Fortnite PUBG Corp Have Only Gone And Sued Epic Games Over Fortnite

An executive producer with Bluehole told VG247 past year the company was concerned Epic Games - which owns Unreal Engine 4 , the engine both games run on - would withhold engine upgrades to benefit its game. As Fortnite was indeed releas...

PUBG Corp. is suing Epic Games for Fortnite’s Battle Royale similarities PUBG Corp. is suing Epic Games for Fortnite’s Battle Royale similarities

Following this when Fortnite introduced its very own battle royale mode in addition to its "Free the World" mode which was frankly not doing too well. "We've had an ongoing relationship with Epic Games throughout PUBG's development as they ar...

This family's Echo sent a private conversation to a random contact This family's Echo sent a private conversation to a random contact

The couple said they'd previously joked about Alexa eavesdropping on their conversations, since they have Amazon devices in every room of their home. KIRO asked Amazon for a response to the investigation and was told that the company "takes privac...

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