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Bethesda reveals Starfield with achingly short trailer

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It's actually a pretty slick looking game based on what we've seen thus far. Utilizing touchscreen controls, players can tap to move and the combat system will respond to their specific movements and timings. We also liked the game's sense of humour, as at one point a goon notices a TV laying on the floor and ends up watching an advert for an animatronic monster head. Read More »

Prince Harry and Meghan to visit Australia in October for Invictus Games

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After this year's Trooping the Colour , it was time for Meghan Markle , now Duchess of Sussex , to cross another first off her list of royal of events: a balcony appearance at Buckingham Palace. "His attendance, alongside the Duchess of Sussex , will be a wonderful highlight for the more than 500 competitors and thousands of spectators", Mr Turnbull said. Read More »

‘Fallout 76’ Will Be ‘Entirely Online,’ Releases November

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We then get treated to a classic Fallout style infomercial which then showcases a bit of gameplay in action. Set in the hills of West Virginia, the video shows several vault dwellers walking around the barren wasteland. You can tap to move or use dual-stick controls. While the game will be entirely online, players will also be able to play it solo. Howard mentioned that Fallout : 76 has 16 times the detail of the previous Fallout game, and the online play will be completely ... Read More »

Kingdom Hearts III Release Date Officially Set for 2019!

Square Enix has just announced that the game will be coming in January. Nomura said regarding the release date, "I'm sorry that we're asking for a little more time than initially planned". A follow-up tweet noted that trailers and more information will be coming at E3. It's the news pretty much all Kingdom Hearts fans have been waiting to hear during E3 2018, and it looks like it's a bitter sweet moment. Read More »

Anthem Receives a Litany of New Screenshots Following EA Play

This mode has yet to be given a name. EA's indie hit is back. You'll still be building relationships and maintaining friendships, but you won't be falling for any specific characters the way we did in BioWare's previous games. The team confirmed that this isn't an MMO, but something different. Out on missions, however, players will be able to bring three friends along for the ride. Read More »

Yahoo Messenger Shuts Down, Directs Users To Group Messaging App ‘Squirrel’

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The company is not specific about its reasons for shutting down Messenger, but the writing has been on the wall for some time, given the dominance today of Facebook's WhatsApp and Messenger, Snapchat, WeChat and a number of others. The company said that users can download their chat history to their devices; this option will be available for the next 6 months. Initially released in 1998 as Yahoo! Yahoo will be pulling the plug on its instant messaging application Yahoo Messenger. Read More »

Battlefield 5 will feature a battle-royale mode

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E3 2018 coverage at Giant Bomb : Still more commentary and news from E3, from our colleagues at Giant Bomb. His tweet seems lighthearted enough, but considering how PUBG Corp. We'll be waiting a little while yet to hear more then. As everyone probably predicted, yes, it will be getting a battle royale mode as well. Fans can also expect the same kind of destructible buildings that they know and love which means you aren't necessarily safe hiding out in a house. Read More »

You can now download iOS 12… but should you?

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The really good news is that Apple has finally chose to bring the Mac App Store up to par with what the iOS App Store looks like. Apple has wasted little time in adjusting its rules to allow Valve's Steam Link app to appear on the App Store. Read More »

Origin Access Premier subscription tier announced

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The company is also planning to launch a new version of its Origin Access subscription service on PC called Origin Access Premiere that will introduce games like Madden , FIFA, and more the same day they launch at retail. Members will also receive the benefits from the current Origin Access Basic membership that already includes an evolving library of 100+ games, including Battlefield 1 , Mad Max and the Batman: Arkham series, as well as newly added titles, including Need For Speed ... Read More »

Apple Will Not Support 32-Bit Apps Beyond macOS Mojave

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Mozilla has also slowly been working on thwarting different ones, but it's going to be a long game of whack-a-mole for all browser makers as new ways of tracking users are being introduced all the time. And, if you want the best of both worlds, Apple even added a cool feature to macOS Mojave called "Dynamic Desktop", where the entire look of your computer, including your wallpaper, changes throughout the day , transitioning from a lighter look in the daytime to dark mode at ... Read More »

BlackBerry goes back to QWERTY with new KEY2 device

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Also new this year: the BlackBerry Key2 has a dual 12-megapixel rear camera that has portrait mode and Google Lens built in. "Although there are many different smartphones for consumers to choose from today, most tend to offer very similar experiences without much distinction from one to the next", said Alain Lejeune, head of TCL's BlackBerry Mobile division. Read More »

AMD and Intel unveil super-sized processors at Computex 2018

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AMD also announced four EPYC processor milestones: immediate availability of EPYC processors through Tencent Cloud Services, a new HPE single-socket system, details of its first Cisco UCS server platform , and that the next-generation 7nm EPYC processor, codenamed Rome, will begin sampling in the second half of 2018. Read More »

Facebook bug set 14 million users’ sharing settings to public

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That's because the company had promised that the setting users set in their most recent privacy preferences would be maintained for future posts. "We'd like to apologise for this mistake", said Erin Egan , Facebook's head of privacy. "To be clear, this bug did not impact anything people had posted before - and they could still choose their audience just as they always have", Egan said. Read More »

Apple aims to get smartphone addiction under control

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Apple is finally delivering on some promises it made a year ago about its HomePod speaker, including giving the device the ability to link with another for stereo sound. Digital objects created with the new format, called USDZ, will work in Apple's Safari browser, Messages and Mail apps, meaning AR isn't limited to stand-alone apps that people choose to download separately. Read More »

ASUS takes on Surface Laptop with the new ZenBook S

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The Office integration with ScreenPad allows users touch control of Office functions, but without needing to put your hands in front of the content you are trying to work with. Apart from the default Windows applications, Asus has also provided some dedicated programs that will work only with the ScreenPad . The company will release a ScreenPad SDK for developers that want to create new apps or if they want to get their app supported by the ScreenPad . Read More »

Sony's First Pre-E3 PS4 Game Reveal: Tetris Effect

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Enhance Games will be using its considerable knowledge of light and sound to create an experience where the music, backgrounds, sounds, special effects - basically everything - even down to the Tetris pieces themselves, pulse, dance, shimmer, and explode in ideal sync with how the videogame is played. Read More »

What you need to know in advertising today

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Now, a new much-needed change has arrived with iOS 12 , meant to make iPhone X users' life easy. If you feel you're using a certain application too much, you can set limits. It also says developers must not discourage the use of in-pp purchases, even though they offer their goods elsewhere. "This year we are shutting that down". Read More »

The Best Deals in Microsoft's E3 Sale

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If you haven't upgraded to an Xbox One X yet now is the time, with its first-ever discount - $50 off June 10 - June 23. This massive sale has been officially described as an E3 sale and Microsoft clearly wants to drum up some excitement for their big conference next week. Read More »

ASUS ROG Phone: clip-on cooling, was built for PUBG

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The display is 1080p, and you'll have the option to configure it with a 144Hz refresh rate, although the lower end Hero II has a 60Hz option as well. Rather than just the standard solo charging port, there's a second charging port on the left hand side , designed so you can charge your phone in landscape mode without running the cable through one of your hands. Read More »

Google is reportedly phasing out the old Gmail design

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The new Gmail redesign will be the law of the land by October for G Suite users. Google just announce a timeline for when you'll be getting the new Gmail, which includes how long you'll be able to stick with the old version. Wait approximately four weeks until their users are allowed to opt into the new Gmail. Google now doesn't mandate that users move over to the new design. Read More »

Intel Celebrates x86 40th Anniversary with 5GHz Core i7

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The 8086 had a 5MHz frequency, and as an homage to the chipset the Core i7-8086K goes all the way up to 5GHz, becoming the first CPU from the company to do so. We also grabbed pics of the internals of Intel's test system. The company has chose to commemorate the 40th anniversary of its 8086 processor by launching its first 5GHz desktop CPU, the aptly titled Core i7-8086K. Read More »

Apple's latest MacOS update is called Mojave

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Users can toggle between a light and dark desktop as well as add the darkened colour scheme to built-in Mac apps, including Mail, Messages, Maps, Calendar, and Photos . Apple also announced that it has worked with Pixar to create a new AR file format , called USDZ, which makes it much easier to share across the iOS ecosystem. Read More »

Apple previewing updates for iPhones, Siri and more

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There's also a report from The Wall Street Journal suggesting that Apple is keen to get back into the advertising business. The Watch will also offer to start tracking a workout if it senses you've begun one, meaning you don't have to open the app and punch in your specific work out activity to start tracking. Read More »

Apple introduces macOS Mojave with Dark Mode, desktop Stacks and more

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To wrap up a WWDC 2018 keynote that was distinctly lacking in major announcements, Apple gave us a rare sneak peek at something coming in the distant future. The Updates tab also exists to list all the apps that need to be updated. The firm will also be partnering with Microsoft to launch Office 365 to reinvigorate the store. Read More »

Facebook Denies Claims Mobile Data Sharing Broke Privacy Pledges

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Now, according to an exposé published yesterday in The New York Times , it seems that is not entirely true. An older BlackBerry device, meanwhile, appeared to access many categories of data, including messages, while tapping data about friends and others one step removed on the network, the Times found. Read More »

Use Your Apple Watch as a Walkie Talkie, Coming Later This Year

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Apple has announced the next version of the Apple Watch's software, watchOS 5 , but if you're wearing an original Apple Watch you won't be able to download it. The Podcasts app is being added to the Watch, as well, and third-party apps will be able to play background audio. These vary from the time you should leave for your commute or your heart rate after a run, but the idea here is that Apple wants the Siri watch face to become an evolving hub for your wrist. Read More »

Apple reveals iOS 12 - The big upgrades

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The Stocks app too has had a new coat of paint, with integration to Apple News and again an iPad version. Does the next version of macOS pack any exciting and innovative features? Apple unveiled new steps to make it hard for advertisers to distinguish among users, building on its effort, begun previous year, to prevent such tracking. Read More »

Korean Ratings Board lists Fortnite for Switch

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Given that Fortnite has evolved into one of the biggest video games in the world , it makes sense for the title to be making its way to the Nintendo's home console-portable hybrid. One of the titles that caught our attention was Fortnite which according to an earlier report, was hinted to arrive on the Switch . Nintendo has other ports lined up for this year's E3 as well. Read More »