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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 »

Here are the highlights from Apple's 2018 Worldwide Developers' Conference

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It gives you insight into the amount of time you spend on your iPhone on a weekly basis with details like your most popular apps, how many times you picked the phone up, and more. There are four new animated emoji characters that respond to your facial expressions: ghost, koala, tiger and a T-rex. It also integrates with iMessage, so you can invite others in a group to join your call right from iMessage. Read More »

ASUS' Zen AiO Pro swivels on its screen hinge

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The Zenbook Pro UX580 arrives with 15.6” 4K screen and a secondary 5.5” display, doubling as a touchpad. That all feeds into a 14-inch FHD 1920x1080 touch display with support for the ASUS Pen active stylus, with slim 6.15 mm bezels on the sides and top. Read More »

Telegram: Apple has blocked our updates since Russian ban

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APPLE HAS APPROVED an updated version of the Telegram app, just days after company chief Pavel Durov complained that the firm had been blocking its updates. As a result, we've also been unable to fully comply with GDPR for our EU-users by the deadline of May 25, 2018. "We are continuing our efforts to resolve the situation". Read More »

Rumour: Google Preparing A Snapdragon 710-powered Pixel For 2019

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During the weekend we reported that Google is preparing a Snapdragon 710 for early 2019. HMD/Nokia Mobile is working on a Snapdragon 710 based device to be released in the autumn/winter 2018 timeframe. SDM710 has been manufactured using 10nm technology and it is 20 per cent more power efficient and 25 per cent faster than Snapdragon 660 processor. A Snapdragon 710 powered device would be most welcome, with the chipset aimed to be included in quite powerful, yet cheaper phones. Read More »

The Snapdragon 850 is Qualcomm's first chip built for Windows PCs

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Qualcomm tells us its new processor brings 30% improved performance alongside 20% improved battery life compared to the previous Snapdragon 835 chip that made its way into devices like the Asus NovaGo , Lenovo Miix 630 and HP Envy x2 . There's also the Spectra 280 ISP, along with Aqstic and aptX HD audio. Qualcomm is leaning into the auxiliary features of the new chip with the launch, including the wide array of audio technology. Read More »

Apple FaceTime gets 32-person group chats, animoji support

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Group Facetime lets you chat with 31 other people. This makes it flawless for conference calls, making quick plans, and getting all your high school buddies in the same room for some reminiscing (or something - whatever old friends do). Also, users can simply double tap on a certain tile to make it the prominent tile on their screen. Apple CEO Tim Cook appears as a memoji - an animoji AR self-portrait - in a Group FaceTime chat at WWDC 2018. Read More »

Red Dead Redemption 2 Gets a Collector's Set, But There's a Catch

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These include a jigsaw puzzle, a set of themed playing cards , a bandanna, a set of pin badges, a treasure map , a collectible coin, 12 cigarette-style cards and a replica of the in-game "Wheeler, Rawson and Co." catalogue. The Outlaw Survival Kit : The Outlaw Survival Kit contains a collection of key supplies for enduring the rigors of life on the frontier, including items to replenish Health, Dead Eye and more. Read More »

Xbox One X gets its first ever official sale

If you have been eyeing an Xbox One X , and a $50 price drop is enough to get you on board, the sale will start just before E3 on June 7 and run through June 23. Ever since it debuted last November, the Xbox One X has been $500. The sale ends on June 23, but it might be a sign that the high-end system may be receiving a permanent price drop soon, especially if the promotion moves a lot of units. Read More »

New white version of OnePlus 6 set to arrive June 5th

This stunning variation features a matte white glass finish with gold edges and fingerprint scanner. The OnePlus 6 in Silk White includes 8GB RAM and 128GB storage at that $579 price. Apart from the color, the OnePlus 6 Silk White variant won't otherwise be any different from its darker siblings in terms of its middle-tier specs, including the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset and its 6.28-inch AMOLED display with 2280×1080 resolution and a notch. Read More »