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Tech Xbox Boss Responds To Sony Blocking Fortnite Crossplay
Author: 0 Xbox Boss Responds To Sony Blocking Fortnite Crossplay

However, those who have played Fortnite on a PlayStation 4 have been getting the following error message when trying to log into their Epic Games accounts on the Switch: "This Fortnite account is associated with a platform which does not allow it to operate on Switch".

Tech Instagram Stories gets shoppable tags feature
Author: 0 Instagram Stories gets shoppable tags feature

This feature made it harder for people to take screenshots of stories, as it revealed their activity. The user would receive a notification with the username and the camera shutter icon to see who and when someone took the screenshot . Will I get caught if I take an Instagram screenshot? The other person will see the name appear as someone who viewed their Story, but they will not know it's you.

Tech Fortnite is now available for the Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 Fortnite is now available for the Nintendo Switch

Fortnite might be free-to-play, but many gamers opt to spend their cash for optional in-game items to give their characters unique looks and dances. There was no indication in Epic's release that the publisher plans on altering its standard battle royale game mode in an attempt to adapt it for esports.

Tech Resident Evil 4 HD Project mod has a release date
Author: 0 Resident Evil 4 HD Project mod has a release date

The game is a combination of the old and the new and will utilize Resident Evil 4's over-the-shoulder style, but that's where it stops. Impressions are very positive all around, with the game featuring classic Resident Evil elements alongside a revamped and more narrative-heavy presentation.

Tech Sony Crushes Cross-Play Dreams For 'Fortnite'
Author: 0 Sony Crushes Cross-Play Dreams For 'Fortnite'

Consumers, however, are unimpressed. That, as you can imagine, has a lot of people angry, and much of that anger is being directed at Sony at a time when the company's upcoming games should be getting a lot of attention. With sales so gargantuan - 79 million PS4s sold, and 80 million monthly active users on the PlayStation Network - you'd think Sony would be confident about the PlayStation 4.

Tech Apple Maps is down, 'all users' affected
Author: 0 Apple Maps is down, 'all users' affected

Google Maps is the navigation app of choice for many people, but it's not always the easiest to navigate. Apple Maps is now suffering from an outage, as users are unable to get search results and also navigation directions, in Canada, the U.S.

Tech Apple to Close Security Gap on iPhones
Author: 0 Apple to Close Security Gap on iPhones

The iPhone operating system will now cut off communication through the USB port when the phone has not been unlocked in the past hour, the report said. Apple refused to comply and CEO Tim Cook also wrote a long letter on the same, addressing why this was an issue of privacy where the company would not compromise.

Tech Samsung Announces Second-Generation Chromebook Plus
Author: 0 Samsung Announces Second-Generation Chromebook Plus

However, there are a few key changes that have, according to CNET's hands on preview , led to improvements. The second generation of the notebook, Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 boots Chrome OS out-of-the-box. Samsung says the Chromebook Plus V2 will hit store shelves on June 24. The front camera has been upgraded to 1-megapixel while there's a 13-megapixel camera next to the keyboard as well which serves as the rear-facing shooter when the device is in tablet mode.

Tech Aston Martin Rapide AMR - Just 210 Cars
Author: 0 Aston Martin Rapide AMR - Just 210 Cars

The British performance auto brand has unleashed its track-focused concern, Aston Martin Racing (AMR), on the aging Rapide . To keep all that power under control, the Rapide AMR comes fitted with large carbon ceramic brakes. The Rapide AMR gets more power, a retuned suspension, and improved aero. The vehicle has aerodynamics tuned to reduce lift while retaining a neutral balance with a splitter, sills, rear diffuser, and boot lid lip spoiler all made from carbon fiber.

Tech Heavily redesigned Surface Pro reportedly due for mid
Author: 0 Heavily redesigned Surface Pro reportedly due for mid

Thurrott writer Brad Sams was able to see some internal documents revealing the future plans of Microsoft to its Surface brand. Even Microsoft resisted naming the device the 'Surface Pro 5 ,' for Surface lead Panos Panay felt it wasn't different enough to deserve the numbered moniker.

Tech Volvo announces Polestar Engineering upgrades
Author: 0 Volvo announces Polestar Engineering upgrades

Polestar may now be a manufacturer in its own right, but it's teaming up with Volvo for a new range of high-performance parts. A revised ECU raises the total power output of the Polestar Engineered to 409bhp - at least in the U.S., though Volvo sources say that United Kingdom cars should be roughly the same.

Tech Father's Day Ideas in Halton
Author: 0 Father's Day Ideas in Halton

Fogo de Chao : Dads dining in on Father's Day will receive a FREE dining cards valid for a complimentary lunch, Sunday brunch or dinner on their next visit. A biking trip that can be both challenging or relaxing depending on the trail is a great way to spend time with dad while enjoying the outdoor sceneries at the same time.

Tech OnePlus 6 sales top one million units in less than a month
Author: 0 OnePlus 6 sales top one million units in less than a month

Here's what's in store! The company will announced two winners everyday taking the total to 24 winners. Amazon.in, www. oneplus .in, OnePlus Experience Store, OnePlus Authorized Store and All Authorized Kiosk Zones (Except OnePlus Authorised Kiosks in Seawoods Grand Central Mall, Navi Mumbai & Pune Phoenix).

Tech Lost Nintendo Arcade Game Sky Skipper Releasing In July
Author: 0 Lost Nintendo Arcade Game Sky Skipper Releasing In July

The rarer of the two releases - Arcade Archives: Sky Skipper - will arrive later on in July. Switch owners can play a hunk chunk of the Mega Man library in Mega Man Legacy Collection as well as play several previously elusive titles in the Arcade Archives series.

Tech A World Cup in United States is huge win for Fox
Author: 0 A World Cup in United States is huge win for Fox

Being the official mobile and internet streaming service for the FIFA World Cup in India, Sony LIV will also bring the exclusives on football. The football fans will not want to miss the action live. Fernando Hierro, a former Spain player who had been acting as the team's sports director in Russian Federation, will lead the country in his first major coaching job.

Tech Classic Black Ops maps coming to Black Ops III and 4
Author: 0 Classic Black Ops maps coming to Black Ops III and 4

A new Activision Support FAQ page states Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 DLC can't be purchased individually, making the polarizing Black Ops Pass all that more important. It's also unclear how Sony's DLC timed exclusivity will play into how this new content is released across the different versions of the game. Also make sure to check out our hands-on thoughts of Black Ops 4 in the latest episode of IGN Unlocked .

Author: 0 Sony share price dips as Fortnite account controversy draws ire

The company went on to tout its 79 million consoles sold worldwide and said that it has a "huge community of gamers who can play together on Fortnite and all online titles". At this point it seems like Sony is content to offer cross-platform support between PS4 and PC, but not to let its customers fraternize with its console competitors.

Tech E3 2018: Death Stranding Gets New Trailer, Some New Details
Author: 0 E3 2018: Death Stranding Gets New Trailer, Some New Details

What is the mystery of the Death Stranding? What we saw was just as odd as past trailers, but we do appear to at least understand a few gameplay mechanics. In the trailer, we see Norman Reedus' character carrying various objects across various terrains as well as wielding a variety of weapons. Also also, Wagner's character appeared to be a good deal younger than Wagner herself (who is 68), but who knows what that really means with all this time manipulation going on.

Tech Microsoft is redesigning Office to simplify the user experience
Author: 0 Microsoft is redesigning Office to simplify the user experience

Today, Microsoft announced a bunch of design changes to its Office applications, the most major changes that the suite of apps has seen since the Office 2016 apps; possibly before that, depending on your perspective. Microsoft said the Mac variant of its Office productivity suite is set to ship alongside Office 2019 for Windows some time in the second half of this year.

Tech Apple to block popular police method for breaking into iPhones
Author: 0 Apple to block popular police method for breaking into iPhones

Technology companies including Apple have objected to such requests. It is unclear what took Apple so long to close an iPhone entryway that had become well-known among legal authorities and criminals. The fix, however, may reignite a firestorm of words that occurred in 2016 between Apple and the Federal Bureau of Investigation over accessing the iPhone of San Bernardino mass-shooter Syed Rizwan Farook.

Tech Netflix is dabbling in adding games to its streaming service
Author: 0 Netflix is dabbling in adding games to its streaming service

The Netflix series, which debuted its second season last October (and a third is now being made), will be the subject of a new title from Telltale Games , which has worked on the likes of the Walking Dead and Minecraft: Story Mode games in recent years.

Tech Raccoon finally caught after making it to top of St. Paul building
Author: 0 Raccoon finally caught after making it to top of St. Paul building

According to CBS News Minnesota , live traps have been set on the roof of the UBS building and rescuers are hoping to lure the celebrity raccoon to safety with food. The raccoon also has its own Twitter account , with one tweet saying, "I made a big mistake". At 2:48 a.m. Wednesday, the #MPRraccoon successfully reached the roof of the UBS Tower , and entered a live trap to enjoy a delicious and well-deserved meal.

Tech Google Home can now juggle three queries at once
Author: 0 Google Home can now juggle three queries at once

I am not sure how long this has been live as Google didn't announce it and we haven't been testing it, but I think it's relatively new as the support page still says this won't work . Each command must also be the sort of thing Google Assistant can respond to on its own without further input or clarification. Showcased at Google I/O , Google Assistant can now handle up to 3 commands at once, should you be very specific with each command.

Tech E3 2018: Ubisoft Showcase Starlink: Battle For Atlas
Author: 0 E3 2018: Ubisoft Showcase Starlink: Battle For Atlas

And with a cameo appearance by Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto, who was presented with the first Starlink prototype of the Arwing model - we'll definitely playing the Nintendo Switch version of this. Alongside the announcements mentioned above, Ubisoft released a new trailer for the game featuring the Star Fox for the Switch. We know fans of Star Fox would probably prefer an actual Star Fox game.

Author: 0 Cyberpunk 2077: Main Character, Customization, Exploration Revealed

Both Male and Female completely voiced. Gameplay will be in first-person, whereas cutscenes will be third-person. If you're wondering why there's an emphasis on character customisation in a first-person game, don't fret: "You'll have many opportunities to see your character", CD Projekt RED confirmed .

Tech Why the end of net neutrality might look good ... at first
Author: 0 Why the end of net neutrality might look good ... at first

But while ISPs think they've scored a major victory here by convincing Ajit Pai and the Trump FCC to ignore the public , ignore the experts , and cuddle up to telecom duopolies, this policy middle finger aimed squarely at consumers is likely to result in a policy and political backlash they're going to be navigating for years.

Tech Perfect World and Valve announce Steam China
Author: 0 Perfect World and Valve announce Steam China

Let's get this out of the way right off the bat: these new group chats are very similar to Discord's servers. You can also see what exactly a friend is doing in the game, whether sitting at the main menu or now in a match. New features include a modernized chat experience, a more flexible friend list, group chats built for gaming, and more. Group chats, probably one of the biggest features available on Discord , has been revamped on Steam Chat .

Tech North America will host 2026 FIFA World Cup
Author: 0 North America will host 2026 FIFA World Cup

Banned former Federation Internationale de Football Association president Sepp Blatter has received an open invitation from President Vladimir Putin to attend the World Cup in Russia and intends to take it up, Blatter's spokesman Thomas Renggli said on Tuesday.

Tech Resident Evil 2 Remake arrives January 25, but you can preorder now
Author: 0 Resident Evil 2 Remake arrives January 25, but you can preorder now

After more than 20 years , Resident Evil 2 is back for gamers to savor once again. Both Leon and Claire have their own separately playable campaigns, allowing players to see the story from both characters' perspective. At the time, Resident Evil 2 was a phenom, becoming one of the biggest video game sellers in 1998 and was the best-selling game on Sony's first console.