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by | June 05, 2018 | 00:03

US Congressman David Cicilline , who has introduced a bill meant to curb Facebook and Google's influence in the news industry, said the Times report raises questions about Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg's testimony before Congress earlier this year.

by | June 03, 2018 | 10:27

The Lego Technic Bugatti Chiron is available now for £330. Developed in partnership with Bugatti, the model is claimed to encapsulate the magic and elegance of the hypercar in Lego Technic form, as well as delivering a unique, authentic build experience for vehicle and Lego fans alike.

by | June 03, 2018 | 07:17

Apple is set to unveil iOS 12 at WWDC on Monday, which will include an update to ARKit . The Digital Health features are expected to be bundled inside the Settings menu on iOS 12 according to people who are familiar with the matter.

by | June 03, 2018 | 07:15

One thing to note is that Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu and Pokemon Let's Go Eevee aren't "core" Pokemon games . The peculiarity of the novelties will be the interaction of games with Pokemon Go . Another Pokemon game was released recently on Switch , which is the Pokemon Quest . While that will be disappointing for some (most?) gamers, it's certainly worth taking a look at this rather quirky take on what a Pokemon game can be.

by | June 03, 2018 | 07:14

Needless to say, if you own a PC or Xbox or Windows Phone, you can listen to the playlist there. It's worth noting Microsoft has no plans to kill Groove Music app on Windows 10, and it will continue to work on Windows Phones as well. Groove Music won't go away entirely. The decision from Microsoft to get rid of its Groove Music mobile apps, and to favour Spotify as the place to continue listening to music, is a clear sign of the tech giant conceding in its attempt to battle with the ...

by | June 03, 2018 | 06:00

The idea of Fortnite coming to the Nintendo Switch is hardly a surprising one as the game is constantly expanding and Epic Games has proved to be a company that has its finger on the pulse. The listing doesn't give much away but does serve as additional evidence that a Switch variant is likely on the way. The ultra-popular battle royale game also features cross-play between the various platforms its available on, with the exception of PlayStation 4 to Xbox One gameplay.

by | June 03, 2018 | 00:22

Canon is officially retiring the film portion of its business and discontinuing the the 35mm EOS-1v, its last film camera. Canon will continue to offer fix on the EOS-1V until October 31, 2025, though that could end as early as 2020 for some, if parts and inventory run out sooner.

by | June 02, 2018 | 16:56

Xiaomi may have implemented a different process and design but we know the size and specs are nearly the same. After the unveiling of Face ID on the iPhone X , many in the industry wondered if facial recognition would become the new norm for biometric authentication, with fingerprint scanning falling by the wayside; certainly that's the direction Apple has been going in.

by | June 02, 2018 | 00:32

Facebook is now testing new features, including a "breaking news" label that publishers can add to stories to distinguish them from other chatter. The company tried to temper this by removing human reviewers who helped manage trending topics in favor of supposedly unbiased algorithms.

by | June 01, 2018 | 12:01

Given the two reveals, it seems that the next Assassin's Creed title will be set in ancient Greece, continuing the trend laid down by its predecessor, Assassin's Creed Origins , which was set in ancient Egypt. While Origins was a departure from the series' roots, Odyssey will apparently push it even further into RPG territory. According to the website, a "more than reliable" source sent them a picture of a keychain fob in packaging bearing the game's logo and title of the upcoming ...

by | May 31, 2018 | 23:35

The top feature of Xiaomi's latest flagship smartphone is undoubtedly the integration of 3D facial recognition technology, making it the first Android smartphone to offer a Face ID-like secure facial recognition solution that utilizes a an infrared sensor and lens to scan 4096 individual facial points.

by | May 31, 2018 | 22:02

While both of those are restricted to playing a certain number of games and nothing else, Atari promises its VCS will allow users to customize their console via the Linux OS. The campaign will see, Atari claims, the first consoles shipping some time in Q1 of 2019, and launching at retail in mid-2019 - though it warns that, as is always the case with crowdfunding, 'dates and schedules are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances .

by | May 31, 2018 | 20:22

A politician on the trailer's old tube TV intones gravely: "When the fighting has stopped and the fallout has settled, you must rebuild". Battlecry Studios have expertise in "hero shooter' style games , so perhaps Bethesda is eyeing this potentially lucrative gaming segment".

by | May 31, 2018 | 19:57

LG will provide displays for the Pixel 3 XL smartphone, according to reports emanating from South Korea. The Pixel 3 XL, as seen in that previous leak, will include "two camera lenses on the front of the phone inside of the notch ". Google's phones create this effect using a single lens and optimized software. The yet-to-be launched Pixel smartphones are said to come with edge-to-edge display and with the new smartphones the company is planning to take on the next generation of iPhones.

by | May 31, 2018 | 19:49

For the entirety of the month, Assassin's Creed Chronicles: Russia is free on Xbox One . The two games for the Xbox 360 are Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed on June 1st and Lego Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues on June 16th.

by | May 30, 2018 | 17:01

This year, Apple is expected to use OLED for two of its new models (5.8-inch and 6.5-inch); however, the rumored 6.1-inch model is said to feature an LCD display. OLED displays are seen as superior to LCD screens in terms of color saturation, refresh rate and lower power consumption. A representative for Samsung Display declined to comment.

by | May 30, 2018 | 16:56

HMD has already delivered on its promise to update its past year Nokia-branded smartphones to Android Oreo, so there's a high chance it will keep its promise once again. A microSD card slot helps in expanding the storage. The USP of the smartphone is its front-facing stereo speakers. The MT6750N chipset already supports Bluetooth 5.0, too.

by | May 30, 2018 | 15:29

Hypothesis is overflowing that he was wearing the Mi Band 3. Let's start with the confirmation of the Snapdragon 845 SoC on the Xiaomi Mi 8 . The event is will be held at Shenzhen, China, on 31 May . Mi Band 3 is also confirmed to make its debut and is rumored to come with new features like heart rate sensor, blood pressure monitor, and IP 67 certification.

by | May 30, 2018 | 11:22

With no time to spare, these rumors have come to fruition with a big Pokemon press conference before E3. The game can be controlled entirely from touchscreen, or with regular controls and TV mode on the Switch. The event unveiled Pokemon Let's Go for the console and is slated to be released in November. The role-playing game will be followed next year by a more ambitious Pokemon-based title that will debut in the second half of 2019, Nintendo said.

by | May 30, 2018 | 01:10

Multi-room audio was a feature that was oddly missing from the HomePod when it launched, especially since rival speakers from the likes of Amazon, Google and even Sonos had the functionality. The new iOS build also includes AirPlay 2 . Of course, from the sound of things, the system, naturally, works best with Apple's own smart speaker.