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Tech What to Expect at Apple’s WWDC 2018 Event
Author: 0 What to Expect at Apple’s WWDC 2018 Event

Investors will be looking for more opportunities for the Cupertino, California, company to make money from the apps and other services baked into its devices. In addition, FaceTime also lets you use animoji, Apple's 3D augmented reality cartoon faces that track your your own with an iPhone X front-facing camera, Federighi said.

Author: 0 Data sharing deals plague Facebook

The revelation of such contracts calls into question whether the company adhered to the 2011 settlement it reached with the Federal Trade Commission, forcing the company to enact a number of measures to ensure users' information isn't shared without their consent.

Tech WWDC 2018: Will there be any new hardware reveals?
Author: 0 WWDC 2018: Will there be any new hardware reveals?

The event is scheduled to begin today and will continue till June 8. That's not to say that iOS 12 , or any of the other operating system that Apple is working on, will not get any new features. So far, the apps using augmented reality haven't really wowed. Though WWDC is pretty much a software-centric event, do not be surprised if there is some movement on the hardware front too.

Tech Apple now wants to take care of our digital health
Author: 0 Apple now wants to take care of our digital health

Announcing news on its website, the Cupertino company said: "Every year, WWDC provides an opportunity for millions of developers to learn more about how to create new experiences across Apple's platforms for iPhone , iPad , Apple Watch , Apple TV , Mac and HomePod ".

Tech Microsoft reportedly to acquire GitHub software development platform
Author: 0 Microsoft reportedly to acquire GitHub software development platform

However, three years later, that valuation may have ballooned, and the acquisition could set Microsoft back as much as $5 billion , according to an estimate from CNBC. Business Insider , citing sources, reports that Microsoft is reportedly in talks to buy GitHub. In August, GitHub announced that it was looking for a CEO to replace Chris Wanstrath, one of the company's co-founders.

Tech Teens are jumping ship on Facebook for rival platforms
Author: 0 Teens are jumping ship on Facebook for rival platforms

In that last survey , Facebook was by far the most popular social network among teens, but today's kids clearly prefer more visually expressive social networks like Snapchat and Instagram . "But I'm also sure that Facebook will continue to make changes and competitive adjustments to try and attract and retain teens". Back then, only 24% of teens reported being online constantly, which means teen internet usage has almost doubled in the last 3-4 years.

Tech All signs point to ‘Fortnite’ being announced for Nintendo Switch soon
Author: 0 All signs point to ‘Fortnite’ being announced for Nintendo Switch soon

Providing the document is real, Fortnite may make a surprise appearance during Nintendo's E3 2018 video presentation, alongside the other games listed: Dragon Ball FighterZ , Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate , FIFA 19 , KIller Queen Black , Starlink: Battle for Atlas , Paladins , Overcooked 2 , and Mario Tennis Aces .

Author: 0 Canon sells its final film camera

Since it has simply been selling out the rest of its stock, which, it seems, has finally depleted. "Although it is truly selfish, thank you for your kind understanding of the circumstances", Canon wrote in a support post translated into English.

Tech Fallout 76 Announced, Teaser Trailer Released
Author: 0 Fallout 76 Announced, Teaser Trailer Released

According to Fandom , the underground vault is believed to be located "somewhere in Washington D.C.", probably on the outskirts of the "Capital Wasteland" that featured in Fallout 3 . As above, an online Fallout was considered around 2002 following the true breakout of broadband in homes. He later added: "I'm seeing some skepticism on Reddit and Twitch about my reporting that Fallout: 76 is an online game - because they don't want to believe it - but again, if you spend weeks ...

Tech Apple's WWDC 2018 will reportedly be hardware free
Author: 0 Apple's WWDC 2018 will reportedly be hardware free

Apple is kicking off its Worldwide Developer Conference ( WWDC ) next week, and all eyes are on what new software and hardware products might be unveiled during the event. At present, they're more like fun gimmicks. What is unclear is if users will still be able to access the app after overdoing their daily time limit. Other features that might make into iOS 12 include new Animojis and more expansive NFC capabilities that might enable iPhone owners to use their devices as virtual ...

Author: 0 Facebook ditches trending news section

Facebook Watch will soon have a dedicated section for live news coverage. Despite the efforts, conservatives are still targeting Facebook and other technology companies. Hardiman said Facebook is testing the new label with 80 publishers across North America, South America, Europe, India and Australia. "Breaking news has to look different than a recipe", Hardiman said.

Tech Fortnite Rolls Out Shopping Carts
Author: 0 Fortnite Rolls Out Shopping Carts

Via its 4.3 update, Epic Games rolled out shopping carts in-game, allowing player to hop inside and take aim at opponents on the go, but a teammate has to push it from behind. Players who find them in the shady wooded or swampy areas will be able to replenish shields by 5 units. PUBG , a subsidiary of Bluehole , said it was unsure how to respond to the game's new mode since its "core elements" and user experience appear to be the same.

Tech The word that eliminated Lehigh Valley spelling bee champ from national finals
Author: 0 The word that eliminated Lehigh Valley spelling bee champ from national finals

Aisha was one of eight spellers left at the start of the 11th round and ended up tied for seventh place. The three most misspelled words, according to Google , are handsome, supercalifragilisticexpialidocious and resume. "I already studied this morning", Atman said Thursday morning. She beat Nemmani at their county spelling bee this year, but he got into nationals as a wild card.

Tech WWDC 2018 Decorations Begin Popping Up Ahead Of Monday’s Keynote
Author: 0 WWDC 2018 Decorations Begin Popping Up Ahead Of Monday’s Keynote

Google recently unveiled similar AR object-saving functionality under the name Cloud Anchors at its I/O developers' conference, sweetening its offering by including both Android and iOS compatibility. Nor is the Apple Watch Series 4, which is predicted to arrive in the fall retaining prior models' sizes, shapes, and band compatibility while increasing screen real estate.

Tech Assassin's Creed Odyssey Leaked, Takes Place in Ancient Greece
Author: 0 Assassin's Creed Odyssey Leaked, Takes Place in Ancient Greece

According to a recent report from Kotaku , the next step for this series will be a "dramatic departure" from previous installments. To be able to take that into the world of Assassin's Creed would be a monumental to Ubisoft staple. We've reached out to Ubisoft for comment and shall update you as soon as we get a response. The game will apparently release this fiscal year. Of course, Ubisoft has yet to formally announced the next Assassin's Creed , although it's expected to arrive in ...

Tech Creators of PUBG are suing Epic Games because of Fortnite
Author: 0 Creators of PUBG are suing Epic Games because of 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. Behind the scenes, the two companies have an existing business relationship as PUBG is built on the Unreal gaming engine, which was developed by Epic Games.

Tech Xiaomi Mi Band 3 release date, price and specs
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi Band 3 release date, price and specs

The Mi 8 pricing in China starts at CNY 2,699 (roughly Rs. 28,500) for the 6GB of RAM and 64GB storage. It will also come with infrared cameras located at the notch for face unlocking, a feature also available on the iPhone X . The standard Mi 8 has a face unlock feature as well, but it misses out on the 3D tech. The camera setup consists of wide-angle lens and a telephoto lens with f/1.8 and f/2.4 aperture rate respectively and an LED flash.

Tech Atari finally opens pre-orders for its VCS retro console
Author: 0 Atari finally opens pre-orders for its VCS retro console

For those that want to go all-out, you can get the VCS Collector's Edition with Classic Controller and Modern Controller for $339. There are also a few different editions available to pre-order, "The Atari VCS Day One Collector's Edition is $299 United States dollars, exclusive to Indiegogo , and only available for a limited time".

Tech Games With Gold Titles Revealed for June 2018
Author: 0 Games With Gold Titles Revealed for June 2018

Microsoft today took the wraps off June's Game With Gold . It's the final chapter in the Assassin's Creed Chronicles trilogy, and is available from June 1 to June 30. Sonic And Lego Indiana Jones are two games that can also end up being on the service. New levels, vehicles and modes like 2-player split-screen, will let you build and battle your way out of trouble like never before! Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed will be available for the Xbox 360 on June 1st and will remain ...

Tech The Pixel 3 XL’s notch might come courtesy of LG
Author: 0 The Pixel 3 XL’s notch might come courtesy of LG

This, in comparison to the 216 million units that Apple shipped during the same period is very alarming and a pale figure indeed. That's hardly a surprise, considering that last year's Pixel 2 XL had an OLED screen from LG, and LG manufactured the entire phone for Google .

Tech Nokia outs three more affordable Android phones with 'P' pledge
Author: 0 Nokia outs three more affordable Android phones with 'P' pledge

Both phones which will go buy the Nokia 3 .1 and Nokia 5 .1 monikers come with 18:9 displays. Last year's 720p display begat a huge resolution bump in the form of a 2:1 full HD panel at 5.5 inches across. It runs Android Oreo GO and will be available at $115 United States dollars, in select markets - Canada not being one. The device features a 5.5-inch HD screen in a 16:9 aspect ratio and comes with a large 4,000mAh battery.

Tech Sega Speeds Through Leaks with Official
Author: 0 Sega Speeds Through Leaks with Official "Team Sonic Racing" Reveal

Team Sonic Racing is developed by Sumo Digital, who worked on the Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing and Tennis games. "We'll reveal more about the game (and we'll have it playable) at E3, so if you're around, come give it a try!" SEGA plans to release Team Sonic Racing this winter for Xbox One , PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch , and PC.

Tech School shooting game pulled from website
Author: 0 School shooting game pulled from website

This developer and publisher is, in fact, a person calling himself Ata Berdiyev , who had previously been removed last fall when he was operating as "Interactive" and " Elusive Team ". Revived Games hasn't sold many games and embraces controversial content. Fred Guttenberg , whose daughter Jaime died in the Parkland shooting, also urged people to boycott the game.

Tech Fallout 76 revealed by Bethesda
Author: 0 Fallout 76 revealed by Bethesda

Watch the official teaser trailer for Fallout 76 from award-winning creators Bethesda Game Studios . Unveiled in a stylish yet subtle new trailer , it remains unclear whether it will be a fully-fledged adventure or something smaller or more experimental.

Tech Sony Dropping Limited Edition Blue PS4 for
Author: 0 Sony Dropping Limited Edition Blue PS4 for "Days of Play" Sale

Like the console, the Dualshock 4 controller will also be wrapped around in the same dark blue motif, while its trackpad will have the same golden symbols printed on it. The event, which runs from June 8 to June 18, will allow players to get some of the hottest games and gear at discount prices. For more information about the Days of Play sale, then head on over to its dedicated web page now , or check out its related post on the PlayStation Blog .

Tech Sketchy iPhone X Plus Prototypes Leak from Apple’s Indian Plant
Author: 0 Sketchy iPhone X Plus Prototypes Leak from Apple’s Indian Plant

According to the report . the iPhones announced in 2019 will all ship with OLED screens included, at least that's the plan if up to three new iPhones are announced. The other two handsets, the iPhone X and iPhone X Plus, will feature a notched OLED panel. Another recent report from Rosenblatt analyst Jun Zhang suggested that Apple could introduce remulticolored iPhones as a way to differentiate its LCD iPhone offering this year.

Tech Xiaomi teases Animoji clone (Xiaomoji?) likely for the Mi 8
Author: 0 Xiaomi teases Animoji clone (Xiaomoji?) likely for the Mi 8

A teaser for the Xiaomi Mi 8 suggests the handset will even include iPhone X-style animated emoji. Though nothing more has been figured out, the device has been rumored to feature a notch on top of its display with 3D Facial recognition feature and an on display fingerprint sensor .

Tech IOS 11.4 Adds Stereo Pairing to Air Play 2, HomePod Speaker
Author: 0 IOS 11.4 Adds Stereo Pairing to Air Play 2, HomePod Speaker

This brings some important changes to HomePod, including the stereo pairing option that was missing at launch. You can assign left and right channels to HomePods , but you can't control the left-right balance between them. That was AirPlay 2 support, which adds multi-room playback and the ability to join two HomePod speakers as a stereo pair . Users can now ask the digital assistant to play music or other audio in individual rooms.