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WWDC Recap: All The Big Apple Announcements

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This is a multi-year project, he stressed, adding the first iOS apps Apple will bring to macOS will be made by Apple. Well-known developer Steve Troughton-Smith stumbled across a 30-second preview video on Apple's servers that shows Xcode 10, the next version of Apple's IDE for developing iPhone and Mac apps, running on macOS 10 .14. Read More »

Apple unveils tvOS 12 with Dolby Atmos support and ‘zero sign-on’

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This fall, iTunes will be home to the largest collection of Dolby Atmos-supported movies anywhere, and these titles will also include Dolby Atmos audio for free. Apple also previewed new scenic aerial screensavers shot from space by NASA astronauts, for some, ahem, out of this world 4K HDR viewing. In addition, as part of this collaboration, Charter will be offering iPhone and iPad to customers as they grow their mobile presence. Read More »

Xbox One is reportedly getting Alexa & Google Assistant support

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Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant are increasingly been integrated in TV devices. It's already possible to use a digital assistant with the Xbox One games consoles, but your options are quite limited. It's not out of the question and would certainly be quite a unique extra feature to offer. And this also moves Microsoft a small step closer to its goal of changing the Xbox One from a proprietary chunk of plastic to an open-architecture PC, like a Windows PC, while making the stuff ... Read More »

Red Dead Redemption 2 Pre-Order Details Arrive

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Thanks to a digital faux pas on Microsoft's part, the pre-order details for Rockstar's upcoming open world western have gone live on the Xbox Store , revealing exactly what you'll get if you purchase the sequel in advance of its October 28 release date, later this year. Read More »

Apple’s WWDC 2018: What to Watch For

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The feature appears similar to Workflow , an app Apple acquired past year. CarPlay adds support for third-party navigation apps displayed right on the car's dash - joining music, messaging, calling and automaker apps. Photos An all-new For You tab surfaces favorite moments in one place, combining Memories and iCloud Shared Albums. Apple's FaceTime app is for the first time allowing more than two people join a call simultaneously. Read More »

Apple is working on its own Mac processors in a secret lab

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This speculation has been supported by recent reports stating that the Cupertino-based tech company is recruiting Intel engineers for the said project. New data indicates that Apple appears to indeed be building up its CPU hardware engineering capabilities rapidly, despite the fact that overall openings at Apple remain somewhat flat for the first time in months. Read More »

Apple gunning for parents' pockets with new WatchOS 5 walkie-talkie feature

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Apple has focused on adding more health and fitness-focused features to the watch to make it less of an iPhone notification accessory and more of a stand-alone device. It touted the Apple Watch as number one in customer satisfaction, noting that its sales grew 60 percent in 2017, and has saved lives. 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 ... Read More »

Destiny 2 Season 2 Gets Official Name, Teaser Ahead of Reveal

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According to a blog post they want to become "an entertainment company that sustains many worlds simultaneously - Destiny and new worlds to come". Additionally, the money NetEase is pouring into Bungie will help the studio establish one or more separate internal development teams beyond the group working on Destiny . Read More »

What to expect at Monday’s Apple event

Also, Verge reported that transformations in Apple's voice assistant " Siri " this year, remains a topic of speculation at WWDC 2018 . The key highlight of Apple WWDC is iOS 12 . This means you can quickly turn a group text chat into a video one. Apple now has a market capitalization of about $944 billion. New characters incoming include a ghost, koala, tiger and T-rex. Read More »

MacOS 10.14 getting dark mode, Apple News, and possibly cross-device apps

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Another major leak because Apple just uploaded a video to a place where everyone can find it. In a hidden video on the Mac App Store shows a dark mode version of macOS . However, this forthcoming update will seemingly offer a system-wide feature. This icon is not on the Mac: News. It is likely that Apple will ship two new default wallpapers with macOS 10.14, a day and night variant to match the light and dark system themes. Read More »

Microsoft confirms GitHub acquisition

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Wanstrath will be replaced as CEO by Nat Friedman , the former CEO of Xamarin , which Microsoft acquired in 2016. Moody's analyst Richard Lane said the deal reflects Microsoft's "ongoing pivot to open source software, seeking to further broaden its large and growing development community". Read More »

IOS 12 for iPhone and iPad: Everything you need to know

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The Apple Worldwide Developer's Conference (WWDC ) kicks off on Monday, June 4 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose , California . 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. Read More »

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

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The past week in Apple's world was quiet, and there was good reason: Its next big event is right around the corner. It's likely that Apple would use a similar technology in iOS 12 to bridge the reality gap. Moreover, Apple will likely unveil a smaller and cheaper HomePod speaker. However, it is unlikely that Apple will allow developers to support NFC-enabled payment systems that could compete with Apple Pay. Read More »

Asus Goes All-in with eSports with Strix and Scar II Gaming Laptops

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As for cooling, the phone has a "3D vapor-chamber cooling system" that Asus claims provides 16 times larger surface area for heat dissipation than your "standard" heat-pipe cooling system. Other tidbits include water resistance, Asus' Aura RGB lighting, front facing stereo speakers, a beefy 4,000mAh battery and an adapter that supports Asus' HyperCharge technology for faster and cooler charging. Read More »

Fallout 76 release date, trailers and news

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While there's no official release date so far, previous Fallout games have followed a similar pattern of mid-year announcement and October/November release. Early on in the Fallout 76 trailer, viewers spot a Pip-Boy with the date 27 OCT 2102. Well, there's evidence in the trailer that Fallout 76 is set in October and may therefore release in October. Read More »

Xbox E3 2018 event tease: 'new battle royale experience'

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Another Xbox One title is Smite Gold Bundle , which will be available starting June 16 and lasting through July 15. In the year since its launch, Xbox Game Pass has expanded to more than 40 markets around the world. Two of those AAA launch title games, Sea of Thieves and State of Decay 2 , are Xbox Play Anywhere titles that have performed particularly well. Read More »

Apple WWDC event will reportedly lack any hardware reveals

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Now, it seems Apple will follow suit with its own digital wellbeing features in an upcoming release of the iOS mobile operating system, a new report claims. This year, however, things have been pretty quiet. It's nearly a certainty that Apple will provide updates on new software at WWDC . With the rumours of some hardware and software launches surfacing on the internet, the kickoff of the event has already gotten a lot of tech geeks to the edge of their seats. Read More »

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

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. The FTC is now investigating Facebook's privacy practices in light of the Cambridge Analytica data misuse scandal . Facebook said in April it would begin winding down access to its device-integrated APIs, but the New York Times says that many of those partnerships are still in effect. Read More »

Classic Ferrari 250 GTO sells for nearly $92 million

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Previously the highest price for a vehicle was $52 million, paid for another 1963 Ferrari GTO in 2013. According to a thread on the Ferrari Chat forum , a Ferrari 250 GTO , chassis number 4153 GT , was recently purchased for $80 million in a private deal, making it the most expensive example to ever be sold. Read More »

What to expect from Apple’s 2018 WWDC developer conference

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The Beta versions of iOS 12 will be available for developers and people on the Apple Beta Software Program . Apple is working on new models of Apple watches which will be more edgy and stylish than previous models. Expect plenty of big announcements with this major conference usually featuring big new software developments and some shiny new hardware. Even the iPad Pro with Face ID will launch later in the year and won't be announced at WWDC . Read More »

A New Battery Health Feature Arrives in iOS 11.3 Beta 2

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The final version of iOS 11 .3 will arrive this spring. In addition to the possibility of rebates, Apple revealed that the new iPhone 8 and X have hardware updates that "allow a more advanced performance management system that more precisely allows iOS to anticipate and avoid an unexpected shutdown", wrote Cynthia Hogan, Apple's vice president for public policy. Read More »

Is Microsoft acquiring GitHub?

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The Git-repository hosting service, which has its headquarters in San Francisco, was last valued in 2015, with an estimate of US$ 2 billion being placed on the company. Having Microsoft buy it would mean a huge cash injection for GitHub (there's a suggested price of $5 billion), and an acquisition would give Microsoft access to a wealth of data and a huge number of developers - something of a win for both sides. Read More »

Bungie announces new partnership with NetEase for a new game

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NetEase is one of the world's largest incubators of quality content, dedicated to helping the growth of innovative studios around the globe, and it has grown its global presence along the way. NetEase , Inc. ( NASDAQ: NTES ) is a leading internet technology company in China. According to a recent Wall Street Journal statement, NetEase tanked a cool 100 million dollars into this new deal. Read More »

Microsoft has talked with GitHub about possible acquisition

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There have always been rumors that Microsoft has an interest in buying GitHub , but in recent weeks it seems that talks between the two companies have been getting more serious. GitHub has not yet replaced CEO Chris Wanstrath, who left in August 2017. Talks are known to have been made in 2016 which GitHub has denied. GitHub hosts 27 million software developers working on 80 million repositories of code. Read More »

Ferrari 250 GTO - S/N 4153 GT

Multiple sources say that esteemed Ferrari historian and expert on fake GTO prices Marcel Massini has confirmed the sale. In August 2014, the highest price ever paid at a collector auto auction was recorded by a 1963 example that went for more than $38 million at a Bonhams sale held at the Quail Lodge during Monterey vehicle Week. Read More »

We Get a Tease of BioWare's Anthem Just Ahead of EA Play

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With this being the case, there's no telling what Electronic Arts means by "the most ferocious enemies yet", but perhaps the foes will be sturdy enough to provide BioWare with the chance to detail what makes each of the action-RPG's various classes unique. Read More »

Amazon’s Alexa Will Recommend Voice Apps Based on User Requirements

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Alexa has so many skills it can be hard to know which one to use. "The addition of Amazon Alexa compatibility to our 2018 LG AI-enabled TVs spotlights LG's commitment to developing category-leading TVs that combine innovative technologies with the widest range of convenient, user-friendly interfaces", said Tim Alessi, head of home entertainment product marketing at LG Electronics USA. Read More »

Alfa Romeo bringing back 8C as 700-hp electrified supercar

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To get Alfa's famed 50-50 weight distribution, the GTV (Grand Turismo Veloce) will be an all-wheel drive, 600bhp grand tourer with two rows of seats. At the higher levels, Alfa Romeo will retain the recently released Giulia and Stelvio models with planned releases of PHEV drivetrains, higher levels of connectivity and autonomous driving. Read More »

Red Dead Redemption 2 Pre-Order Unlocks War Horse, GTA Online Cash

Even if not narrative-heavy, single-player DLC, Rockstar, and Take-Two have shown interest in updating their games enough with new content that the game never threatens to go stale. When you pre-order Red Dead Redemption 2 , you receive $500,000 to use in Grand Theft Auto Online . Red Dead Redemption 2 will release on October 26th, 2017 for Xbox One and PS4. Read More »

Internet Trends Report 2018

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Of particular interest, the report showed that academic interest in cryptocurrency hit a new high in 2017 - with a Princeton course on Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies ranking in the top 10 most popular university courses for the year. Read More »

The Biggest Internet Trends to Watch in 2018

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Consider this: It took about 80 years for Americans to adopt the dishwasher. Technology will continue to disrupt the way we work and the way we engage with employees and consumers. THERE'S no denying there's a new kid in town when it comes to consumer tech devices and many believe it will soon usurp our smartphones. Google is expanding from an ads platform to a commerce platform via Google Home Ordering. Read More »