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Microsoft sinks data centre in sea near Orkney


The undersea cable was developed by the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), a Microsoft partner in the project. Microsoft is looking for ways to provide better internet connections to coastal cities, where half of the world's population is located. Read More »

Crayfish becomes online hero by detaching claw to escape boiling soup


The clip was originally posted on Weibo, a Chinese social networking site, by a user named Jiuke. While some users were concerned the crayfish would have to live without one claw, marine experts say they are able to grow limbs back. The popularity of the ingredients commonly wrapped in hot sauce can be explained by some topics, how to encourage social interaction because visitors must clean the phone and wear gloves to clean the shells. Read More »

Moto Z3 Play arrives with stylish design and Moto Mod support

The Z3 Play is likely to bear a slight premium over its predecessor, but we still expect the phone to be priced under the Rs.30,000 limit when it does make its way to this country. The Snapdragon 626 from the Moto Z2 Play has now been replaced with the Snapdragon 636 mobile platform. The Z3 Play runs on Android Oreo with all Moto perks available - Moto Display, Actions, Camera, among others. Read More »

New AMD Ryzen Threadripper Has 32 Cores, 64 Threads


AMD says the Ryzen Threadripper 2nd Generation family will launch in the second half of 2018 and that aforementioned 32-core processor is due to arrive in the third quarter of the year. AMD's Ryzen Threadripper chips are aimed at high-end desktop builds, and will reportedly deliver improved performance across rendering, post-production, and encoding workloads. Read More »

Android P DP3: 157 new emoji added, including revamped characters, more diversity


You can wait for the OTA updates to roll out if you have Pixel or Nexus phones - these should be coming pretty shortly. Others can enroll their device in the Android Beta program . Aside from finalizing these features and APIs, Beta 2 introduces 157 new emoji. In addition , Android P will support two new gender-neutral designs: Family and Couple with Heart, with more to come. Read More »

Microsoft just sunk a data center into the sea

Spencer Fowers, senior member of technical staff for Microsoft's special projects research group, prepares Project Natick's Northern Isles datacenter for deployment off the coast of the Orkney Islands in Scotland. The operation to sink the Orkney data centre has been an expensive multinational affair. The cylinder was built in France by shipbuilding company Naval and driven to the Orkney Islands, an archipelago of around 70 islands. Read More »

Instagram Looking to Add Long-Form Video


A couple years back, Instagram enabled its users to upload videos with a 15-second runtime, before quadrupling that figure in 2016 by allowing up to 60 seconds of audiovisual content. According to the report, Instagram's owners Facebook were recently in discussions with content creators and publishers about making long-form video for Instagram. Read More »

Top 11 Business Features in Apple iOS 12


New Memojis will allow users to create a personal digital self to add to messages and videos. Much like with other online video calling systems, the moment someone talks, their tile gets bigger and more prominent. To help reduce interruptions, iOS 12 gives customers more options for controlling how notifications are delivered. Notifications will now load faster due to the new grouping of notifications. Read More »

Moto Z3 Play is Official: Bigger, Brighter, & Better

The Z3 Play packs the much-powerful Snapdragon 636 SoC, comes in a 6GB RAM model, boasts dual rear cameras and retains the slim nature of what the Moto Z2 series is known for. The front shooter could be 5MP. The upcoming smartphone will have horizontally aligned dual rear cameras along with dual LED flash. For selfies, the Moto Z3 Play is equipped with an 8MP sensor on the front, coupled with an f/2.0 aperture. Read More »

Sony's First Pre-E3 PS4 Game Reveal: Tetris Effect


Sony noted that people will be getting their hands on it sooner than later as it is playable at E3, and in addition to a tentative 2018 release we'll get a demo eventually. According to the official website , the game can be played on PS4, PS4 Pro and in PS VR, with PS VR players enjoying 3D visuals while Pro players get 4K and 60 fps. Read More »

AMD's next Ryzen Threadripper processor will be a 32-core beast

Out of all the announcements we've been waiting for at Computex 2018 , AMD finally making Ryzen Threadripper 2nd generation processors official was the biggest one. The company also showed off its 7-nanometre Radeon Instinct GPU set to launch later this year, with the company touting the machine learning capabilities of its open-source framework. Read More »

BMW X5 Breaks Cover With Evolved Design And More Tech


The new BMW X5 will go on sale in Europe by the end of this year. There's also a fancy Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound System packing no less than 20 speakers with a 1,500-watt output along with a pair of 10.2-inch touchscreens as part of the rear-seat entertainment system. Read More »

IOS 12 will let users register another person to their Face ID


It is claimed by Apple that with iOS 12 , apps will be launched 40% faster, "swipe to camera" feature will be 70% faster and keyboard will be displayed 50% faster. The latest version of Google's mobile operating system, Android P, also comes with an "app dashboard" which allows users to set time limits on individual apps as well as a wind-down mode before bedtime that stops notifications and turns the screen to greyscale. Read More »

Addicted to Your iPhone? Apple Screen Time Will Tell You


Whatever you might feel about the iPhone X's notch, you have to agree that Apple's smartphone looks a whole lot better with a glorious edge-to-edge display. Apple is also revamping notifications. As ever, iOS 12 will be released as a free update later this year. According to Apple's iOS 12 website , users will be able to import and manage RAW photos on their iPhone and iPad. Read More »

Apple's cross-platform 'Marzipan' iOS development framework is what macOS needs


To Finder, a new Gallary view mode has been added to let you view images, PDFs, presentations, etc., easily. It will also support filters in real time and can now detect tongue of users so your animoji will be abe to blow raspberries. "Having just marked BBEdit's 25th anniversary as a leading Mac product, we continue to look ahead, and we believe that a robust Mac App Store is part of a bright future for this great platform". Read More »

Nvidia Introduces Two AI-Based Products to Control Autonomous Robot


It is fitted with more than nine billion transistors delivering over 30 TPOS (trillion operations per second). Jetson Xavier is claimed to be the world's first computer made specifically for the field of robotics . With this technology, manufacturing robots can work safely alongside humans and adapt to changes. A devkit of Jetson Xavier will be sold through an early access program in August for $US1299, with the hardware a fraction less powerful than a Titan XP despite requiring ... Read More »

Sony officially unveils RX100 VI


The RX100 VI will also shoot at a very rapid 24fps with a buffer limit of 233 images, which when combined with the extra reach for the new lens and improved tracking performance promises to make this a great pocket-sized camera for shooting action. Read More »

Code Vein Finally Has a Release Date Set For this September


About a month ago, the Finnish PR company known as 3H Distribution Oy projected a potential July launch date for Bandai Namco Entertainment's forthcoming action role-playing game, Code Vein , but it appears as if the aforementioned time frame was off by a large margin. Read More »

Apple launches another kind of Bootcamp at WWDC, and it's a HIIT


With iOS 12 , Apple says Safari will prevent share buttons and widgets on website from tracking users without their permission. This will give you a weekly activity summary that details how you used your iPhone or iPad for the week-how much time you're spending on your device, what apps you're using the most , how often per hour you're picking up your phone, which apps are sending the most notifications , and more. Read More »

Andy Murray goes electric with Jaguar I-Pace


Its sleek, coupe-like silhouette is influenced by the Jaguar C-X75 supercar with a short, low bonnet, aero-enhanced roof design and curved rear screen. The advanced system uses "Smart Settings" technology - driven by AI algorithms - to identify individual driver preferences, and then tailors the I-PACE's driving and interior settings accordingly. Read More »

Microsoft is Holding a Massive Xbox Sale During E3 Week

Microsoft will also be discounting the standard Xbox One, bringing the 500GB Xbox One S down to $199. If you haven't bought an Xbox One console yet, this weekend will be a great time to make the jump. DLC and expansions will also be on sale for over 50% off for any games you own or play through Xbox Game Pass. The full discounted games list will be revealed once the sale begins. Read More »

Alfa Romeo is developing a powerful supercar


Here we have our vision of what would be a next-generation model taking styling cues from fresh Alfa products like the Giulia and Stelvio. A new Giulietta SUV below the Stelvio and a big new BMW X5-size SUV above it, plus a long-wheelbase version of the Stelvio itself, aim to drive total annual sales to 400,000 a year by 2022. Read More »

Blizzard’s Job Listing Confirms New Diablo Project


There are multiple openings for this unannounced project, which means it might be announced at this year's Blizzcon or even sooner than that. Moreover, the candidate will work directly with level design to build atmospheric dungeons with a focus on composition, detail and mood, while ensuring that the gameplay space is readable, and will author environmental assets for a modern pipeline including modeling, and texturing assets for the Diablo World. Read More »

Apple CarPlay: iOS 12 will finally let you use Google Maps, Waze


The lack of Waze integration has been a sore point for Apple users living with CarPlay , while Google Android Auto users have had the ability to use Waze since late 2017. But if you've used Apple's interface, you'd know that it's very limited only to the apps that Apple allows, and that doesn't now include third-party navigation software. Read More »

Scots welcome the arrival of new ginger emoji


Gingers, prepare to up your emoji game! The new emojis, though, won't appear on your phone automatically; it's still up to companies like Apple and Samsung to design their own versions of the emojis and roll them out to devices in the form of a software update. Read More »

Blackberry KEY2 press shots leak showing more hardware keyboard


Unique compared to the competition, that is, because the latest ev-leaked KEY2 product images confirm the new keyboard/touchscreen hybrid phone is largely similar to its predecessor . On the front we see a familiar design with a few minor changes. According to past leaks and rumors, the BlackBerry Key2 should be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset, aided by 4GB or 6GB of RAM. Read More »

Bungie To Self Publish Next Game, $100 Million Investment From Chinese Firm


While it's unknown if we'll see what kind of expansions are coming for the second year just yet, we will, at the very least, get a look at some of the upgrades being made to Destiny 2 . Bungie has effectively demonstrated in the past four years: "wait an entire year until you buy our games". But all Destiny expansions try to incorporate existing planets and patrol areas in their story, so it only makes sense that Bungie send players around the galaxy. Read More »

The OnePlus 6 Silk White edition is coming tomorrow for $579


If you've been holding off buying the new phone while you wait for the color to be available, your chance has finally come. Just like the Mirror Black and Midnight Black OnePlus 6 models, the Silk White version costs $579, but there's only one variant available based on the amount of memory: 8GB RAM and 128GB internal memory. Read More »

Everything You Need To Know From Apple’s WWDC 2018 Keynote


Search suggestions will also offer sharing suggestions to people you'd like to share photos with. The Apple News app is getting Stocks integration, and the new Stocks app is also making its way to the iPad . Apple's also introducing multiplayer gaming with augmented reality, so several people could be looking at the same augmented reality object from different angles. Read More »

New Gmail interface to roll out to everyone in July


The company further says that around eight weeks after the new Gmail is made available to everyone, users of the old layout will be automatically migrated to the new experience, with an opt-out option available for next four weeks. Admins can immediately transition their users to the new Gmail , and users will still have the choice to opt out for a limited time. Ultimately, around the 12-week mark after the general availability announcement, Gmail users will lose the option to revert to the ... Read More »

"Lenovo Z5 with 6.2" Notch Display & Snapdragon 636 SoC Launched


The Lenovo Z5 comes with a metallic frame and glass back body. Further, the company has tied up with ArcSoft for the phone's depth of field algorithms, so expect pretty good bokeh portraits. Lenovo started teasing its revolutionary "all-screen" Lenovo Z5 a few weeks ago. Cameras in the smartphone include a 16MP primary shooter that's paired with a 2MP secondary shooter. Read More »

Apple Debuts New Mac App Store Alongside macOS Mojave


Apple also overhauled its virtual assistant Siri to control third-party apps without users having to open them. However iOS 12 will bring an enhanced experience, such as the introduction of a new "For You" tab that will show your favorite moments in one place that combines photos from Memories and iCloud Shared Albums. Read More »

Warner Bros. Set to Reveal New Hitman Content


Something cool is about to happen in the world of Hitman , and IO Interactive is in full tease mode about it. The logo is interesting because it says just " Hitman 2", with no mention of season two. Hitman developer IO Interactive is hosting a live reveal for what fans thought would be a new season of content for the game. Although you'd assume not because it doesn't seem like Io would've had time for that since leaving Square Enix. Read More »