• Apple Updates Touch Bar MacBook Pro with 32 GB RAM, New Keyboard
Apple Updates Touch Bar MacBook Pro with 32 GB RAM, New Keyboard

It's also offering up to 32GB of RAM and 4TB of SSD storage. The Retina display has been upgraded to a True Tone display, which was first introduced on the company's iPad and iPhone. For users who pound their machines outdoors - typically field editors and photographers - the fragility of the MacBook Pro's butterfly mechanism made it a non-...

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  • Leaked promo material reveals new Galaxy Note 9 S Pen
Leaked promo material reveals new Galaxy Note 9 S Pen

All this and more will be confirmed about the Galaxy Note 9 on August 9 when Samsung will officially unveil the handset at a special event in New York City. The bottom of the device features a 3.5mm headphone jack, a USB-C port, what looks to be a microphone port and speaker grille plus a silo for the S Pen.

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  • Whatsapp's Ad on Tips to Battle Fake News
Whatsapp's Ad on Tips to Battle Fake News

People have been urged to "check information that seems unbelievable", "look out for messages that look different", "question information that upsets you", "use other sources" to verify news and "check photos in messages carefully". We can anticipate WhatsApp to launch this function shortly. The new feature to be rolled out from 11 July, which wi...

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  • Phone maker Xiaomi shares slip in trading debut in Hong Kong
Phone maker Xiaomi shares slip in trading debut in Hong Kong

He believed more high-quality internet companies would come to Hong Kong for listing in the future. Chinese smartphone manufacturer and occasional Apple tribute act Xiaomi has made its debut on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange - officially making it the world's third largest phonemaker.

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  • Samsung Galaxy J8 now available for sale in India
Samsung Galaxy J8 now available for sale in India

Based on past launches, the Galaxy Note 9 is likely to closely resemble the Galaxy S9 in terms of looks and features, though it will have something that the other flagship does not, namely the stylus. Under the hood, the device will likely get powered by Snapdragon 845 or Exynos 9810 chipsets, depending upon the region. Samsung's Galaxy Not...

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  • OnePlus eyeing USA expansion, 5G phone for 2019
OnePlus eyeing USA expansion, 5G phone for 2019

OnePlus confirmed it wants to be one of them. Once OnePlus gets a deal with US carriers, consumers can get its devices with flexible payment plans, which could entice more people to switch to OnePlus smartphones. Sales of OnePlus devices recently started at carriers in Europe, and with the U.S. market so much more reliant on carrier sales, i...

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  • Fortnite’s Playground mode is still nowhere to be seen
Fortnite’s Playground mode is still nowhere to be seen

That's right, Fortnite is having a big event on Saturday and, if you're not in the game, you're going to miss it. A countdown in the game also appeared that led gamers to believe the rocket would launch, but when the timer hit zero, nothing happened.

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  • Apple and Samsung End Lengthy Patent Battle
Apple and Samsung End Lengthy Patent Battle

However, the terms of settlement weren't disclosed, and it's unclear who's coming out on top. "I truly hope that Apple Legal will be given the green light by Tim Cook to sue Android OEM's or Google themselves over the "Slide to Unlock" feature - because it was considered a "breakthrough" feature by Apple's executive team and Android shouldn't b...

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  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 1000 rumored to be specifically built for PCs
Qualcomm Snapdragon 1000 rumored to be specifically built for PCs

Intel is reportedly developing new Y- and U-series Core chips with power and performance characteristics created to compete with the Snapdragon 1000. According to the job posting , it is clearly evident that Qualcomm is working on Snapdragon 850 and Snapdragon 100- more powerful variants of Snapdragon 835.

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  • IOS 12 and macOS Mojave public beta now available
IOS 12 and macOS Mojave public beta now available

Apple's iOS public betas , as well as all subsequent updates , are automatically pushed to your device over the air. The good news is you can still downgrade from iOS 12 public beta to iOS 11 .4 the easy way, without losing any data. But if you do want to download it on your main device, keep in mind to back it up first - you do not want to lo...

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  • US justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track cellphones
US justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track cellphones

Cell tower records spanning 127 days and that investigators got without a warrant bolstered the case against Carpenter . "Today's decision rightly recognizes the need to protect the highly sensitive location data from our cell phones, but it also provides a path forward for safeguarding other sensitive digital information in future cases - from ...

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  • Measure the length of objects using AR on any ARCore device
Measure the length of objects using AR on any ARCore device

The Measure app at work. In fact, Google's Measure app has been around for a long time although it was available only on Project Tango devices that had specialized sensors. On launching the app, it will ask you to grant various permissions and provide information on how to use the tool. The app shows the best performance in well-lit areas and...

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  • Apple will automatically share the location of 911 callers in iOS 12
Apple will automatically share the location of 911 callers in iOS 12

More than 240 million 911 calls are made each year, handled in the U.S.by around 6,000 call centers managing 25,000 different software systems. Current positioning estimates can be hundreds of yards wide. The communications center receives 70 to 80 percent of its 911 calls through wireless devices. RapidSOS already makes an app that can be d...

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  • Toyota ends years of heartache by winning Le Mans 24 Hours Race
Toyota ends years of heartache by winning Le Mans 24 Hours Race

Alonso, a double Monaco Grand Prix victor and twice F1 world champion, is aiming for the "Triple Crown of Motorsport", and the Indianapolis 500 is now the only box remaining to be ticked. In an era when modern drivers tend to specialise in one category, such is the demand of the individual championships, that it would be a remarkable achievement fo...

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  • Jose Mourinho hails Russian Federation star… is he a target?
Jose Mourinho hails Russian Federation star… is he a target?

Cheryshev scored a stunning goal with the outside of his left foot in time added on and Golovin sealed the rout with a goal direct from a free-kick. British singer Robbie Williams, a dancing troupe numbering some 500 dancers, and Russian operatic soprano Aida Garifullina all performed at the event, with President Vladimir Putin having also give...

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  • CDPR outs Cyberpunk 2077 as a 'first-person RPG'
CDPR outs Cyberpunk 2077 as a 'first-person RPG'

Though GameSpot's interview with CD Projekt Red's Kyle Rowley was short, we learned quite a bit of juicy information about the game . Cyberpunk 2077 also lets you attack enemies when behind the wheel, as the AI takes over driving duties.

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  • E3 2018: Sony Reveal New Footage For Spider-Man
E3 2018: Sony Reveal New Footage For Spider-Man

Insomniac's Community Director James Stevenson shared a bit more info on the official PlayStation Blog . Spider-Man will come to life in just a few months with Marvel's Spider-Man. It's reminiscent of the likes of the PS2's Spider-Man 2, one of the most beloved movie tie-in games ever, albeit much more technically accomplished and utilizing ...

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  • Fortnite On Switch Has Built-In Voice Chat, No App Required
Fortnite On Switch Has Built-In Voice Chat, No App Required

Super Smash Bros Ultimate, a game that pits popular Nintendo characters and occasional guests from other games against each other in fun, chaotic brawls, will feature every character who's appeared in the series, plus a few new fighters.

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  • Watch the EA E3 2018 press conference live right here on Saturday
Watch the EA E3 2018 press conference live right here on Saturday

This year's E3 will be EA's chance to reinvigorate enthusiasm in their household franchises, as well as prove to gamers that their upcoming games will be worth purchasing despite their many past mistakes. There's also a certain familiar quality to the jump packs that allow you to fly/hover, and the special abilities that are unique to each Javeli...

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  • Xiaomi Launches Redmi Y2
Xiaomi Launches Redmi Y2

However, unlike these two phones, the Y2 does not come with a metal unibody design that the other two bring with it. However, there are some differences with the placements of antenna bands at the back. The infrared sensor will also be used for the Animated Emoji feature, which maps your face muscles onto animated emojis to give a real-time effect....

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  • Facebook disputes report it grants phone makers deep data access
Facebook disputes report it grants phone makers deep data access

The data of users' friends was also often made available without explicit consent, according to the report , raising compliance issues with a 2011 consent decree from the Federal Trade Commission. It said Apple, Microsoft , Samsung and Amazon were among others to have struck data-sharing agreements. It claims that in return for cash Facebook al...

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  • Hitman 2 Collector’s Edition Comes With Extra Missions, Concussive Rubber Duck
Hitman 2 Collector’s Edition Comes With Extra Missions, Concussive Rubber Duck

On the IO Interactive side, CEO Hakan Abrak promised a richer game than ever before. It features multiple global locations, but it will highlight Miami and an in-progress motorsport race that form a key part of the game's story. Hitman 2 introduces new ways to play with the Sniper Assassin mode, a standalone feature that brings a co-op experien...

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  • Huge Xbox One Sale Announced To Celebrate E3 2018
Huge Xbox One Sale Announced To Celebrate E3 2018

Alterantively, you can also watch via Mixer; Xbox gave out freebies for watchers past year. The Microsoft E3 2018 sale, which will kick off on June 7, will feature the first-ever Xbox One X discount, alongside special prices for Xbox One consoles, accessories, and games.

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  • ASUS ROG Phone: The mobile gaming phone you deserve
ASUS ROG Phone: The mobile gaming phone you deserve

While ASUS has announced that the new phone and its accessories should hit the market sometime in the third quarter of the year, the company has yet to announce just how much the phone and its accessories will cost but it's probably safe to say that with its list of specifications and features the ROG Phone will definitely not come chea...

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  • NetEase invests $100 million in Bungie
NetEase invests $100 million in Bungie

Destiny 2 has received its fair share of criticism in the past year, but Bungie has spent that time listening to feedback and working toward making the Destiny experience ones that players feel rewarded with coming back to. Raid design lead Joe Blackburn promises it will have "more bosses than any raid we've ever had before". Forsaken als...

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  • Facebook gave Apple, Samsung, Microsoft too much freedom
Facebook gave Apple, Samsung, Microsoft too much freedom

The paper reported that Facebook shared users' personal information with at least 60 smartphone firms, allowing them to access users' friends' data without obtaining explicit consent. Most notably, this was done after the Cambridge Analytica scandal that now has governments across the world demanding more protection for consumers.

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  • Apple resumed its cooperation with the Telegram
Apple resumed its cooperation with the Telegram

According to Durov, though, Apple's reaction went much further . It appears that Apple is not cool with this decision to hold back the decryption keys. Telegram has been unable to update its app since April. In addition, the company will allow brands to place contextual search ads Search Ads not just in the store, but on the search pages within ...

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  • Apple shows off watchOS 5 with Walkie-Talkie, better workouts, and deep notifications
Apple shows off watchOS 5 with Walkie-Talkie, better workouts, and deep notifications

We first reported on this watch face last week, and Apple today confirmed that it will be available officially today at 12PM PT/3PM ET. In addition to the new band, Apple has confirmed the availability of a new Pride watch face. Notifications will be more interactive than before, as well - you'll be able to pay for rides directly within the Watch...

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  • Microsoft acquires GitHub for $7.5 billion
Microsoft acquires GitHub for $7.5 billion

GitLab , an open-source alternative to GitHub , is reporting 10x the normal daily amount of created repositories . GitHub began by focusing on open-source software but has since branched into services that let large companies like Facebook use it for more sensitive, proprietary projects.

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