Monday, 26 June 2017
Latest news
Home » Technology

Technology

Lakers' Luke Walton: LaVar's claims will initially put pressure on Lonzo Ball

The Lakers have missed the playoffs for four consecutive seasons. It's obviously early in the process, but that doesn't mean we can't speculate on how their careers will pan out. "We want to start building a successful team, and you have to have a great leader". The eldest Ball wouldn't quite commit to some of the insane predictions his kin have made, like a promise that the Lakers will make the playoffs in Lonzo's rookie year, but he did reveal one important nugget-LaVar's nickname. Read More »

Rockstar's cool with mods, just don't mess with their online services

perth_map

Players bombarded Grand Theft Auto V with thousands of negative reviews on Steam , and over 77,000 people signed an online petition demanding the tool be restored. However, the rule will not apply to areas such as multiplayer and/or online services, tools, libraries, and files, among others. But what's even better for players is that this news was followed by the return of OpenIV with a new update . Read More »

HTC Teases New Edge Sense Features for U11

perth_map

HTC U11 is the first mobile device with interactive edges, known as the " HTC Edge Sense ". If you recall, Edge Sense essentially lets you squeeze your phone to perform actions like launching the Google Assistant, camera, or flashlight thanks to pressure sensitive sensors sitting along the left and right sides of the phone. Read More »

Galaxy Note 8 May Be Samsung's Most Expensive Smartphone Yet

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 could be the company's most expensive smartphone ever made. The latest rumour published on VentureBeat came from renowned leaker, Evan Blass and suggest that Samsung will go in direct competition with Apple by launching the device in September. Read More »

'I'm right here with you'

perth_map

President Trump and the National Rifle Ass'n are stereotyping all black men as unsafe, and the proof is their silence over the killing of Philando Castile .so says Congressman Cedric Richmond . They still encountered violence when Oliver fired an AR-15 into the vehicle Edwards was in, with initial police reports saying that the auto was heading toward Oliver when it was actually moving away from him. Read More »

Phil Spencer considers PlayStation 4 Pro an Xbox One S competitor

perth_map

He even provided some specifics: Fan-favorite Crimson Skies , an action-oriented arcade flight game will among the original Xbox titles coming to Xbox One . Xbox One X has 1 TB of storage and games which were compatible on Xbox one will still work so we need not purchase them again. And the addition of original Xbox games will only make this collection bigger, and better, while giving gamers who stick with this platform a wonderful gift. Read More »

Was told they had beef: Accused admits to Haryana lynching

perth_map

The CPI (M) leader said that the incident should be condemned and such issues are the biggest challenges in the country. However, Hashim gave a different account indicating that there was no dispute over seats in the train. Junaid was a student of Islamic studies in Surat, Gujarat along with his brother Hashim (20). "I appeal to all to treat everyone equally", he said. Read More »

Texas mother was distracted by Facebook when infant daughter drowned, sheriff says

perth_map

Stuckey allegedly told authorities she left the bathroom to attend to another child, and spoke to two individuals on Facebook Messenger for at least 18 minutes before discovering her daughter's lifeless body. Her other three small children are in the care of state child welfare officials after the death earlier this month of her daughter, Zayla Hernandez . Read More »

US approves $2 billion sale of drones to India ahead of meeting

perth_map

But frankly, the priorities are different, and the nature of the relationships are different", the official said. Modi's visit will lack the type of public display of affection that marked his visit to the Obama White House in 2014, when he and then-President Obama visited the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial together. Read More »

Microsoft unveils their 4K console Xbox One X at E3 2017

perth_map

Spencer, however, refused to admit that Microsoft is selling each Xbox One X at a loss, clouding the profit margin that the company expects from what is described as "the world's most powerful console". "As far as I'm aware, there is nothing that offers the combination of power and performance at the price that we're doing right now [with Xbox One X]". Read More »

Microsoft Wants To Bring Xbox Emulation Onto The PC

perth_map

Check out more information on the all new Xbox One X on their website here. Xbox One X will launch on 7 November 2017 alongside Xbox exclusive action game Crackdown 3. World of Tanks looks much more clearer on Xbox One X than PlayStation 4 Pro. Indeed, the custom Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) GPU in the newest Xbox can run at 6 teraflops, compared to the Sony console which comes with an AMD Polaris graphics card that is capable of running at 4.2 teraflops. Read More »

Spain court calls Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case

Last week , Cristiano Ronaldo was accused by prosecutors in Spain of defrauding Spanish authorities of $16.4 million in tax between 2011 and 2014. Also, last month, former Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao and Real Madrid defender Fabio Coentrao were accused by the prosecutor's office of not paying all their taxes. Read More »

Seattle police: No choice but lethal force in fatal shooting

perth_map

The video, posted on YouTube Wednesday, was removed as of Friday morning. In every episode, the department talked about recent happenings with the police. There are sounds of rapid movement, the woman yelling "Get ready, (expletive)!" and the police repeatedly warning her to get back before five shots are fired. Read More »

Microsoft want official Xbox emulation on the PC

This is a true 4K console. The prime concern is that the new console is compatible with all the existing games of the Xbox One and the device has the capacity to scale up these games for 4K viewing . The games would be available digitally and on disc for Xbox One players. I don't think it's good for our industry if we got into a point where people are holding back the technical innovation of game developers based on a marketing deal. Read More »

Microsoft unveiled its new console, Xbox One X

Microsoft has finally launched their ambitious bid to claim the lead in 4K gaming with the launch of Microsoft Xbox One X . Previously known as Project Scorpio , Xbox One X promises 40% more power in terms of graphics. Speaking to Giant Bomb (via Gamespot ), Spencer said that supporting original Xbox games on Xbox One is more technically challenging than Xbox 360, and touched on the rights issue as another bump in the road. Read More »

Chicago's new Apple store has a giant MacBook for a roof

perth_map

As discovered by DNAInfo , the roof of Apple's new Chicago retail store will closely resemble a huge MacBook from the sky, with reports showing Apple has differed from their original renderings to personalise the store to match their line of MacBook computers. Read More »

How IT should prep for Apple's public OS betas

perth_map

There have been two betas that were seeded already for iOS 11, so you might not want to check out iOS 10.3.3 Beta 4. This is just about a week after iOS 10.3.3 Beta 3 was made available for both the public and the developers. It's mostly the same, but it's usually more stable. Apple is releasing its new mobile software this fall, but developers and anxious early adopters can get their hands on iOS 11 now. Read More »

YouTube's mobile app will adjust to display videos of any size

perth_map

Talking of which, we recommend spending a few minutes today browsing a slideshow produced by video agency Little Monster Media Co which outlines its latest learnings about how the YouTube algorithm works in 2017. 'To date, we've launched 37 original series and movies on YouTube Red, and they've generated almost a quarter billion views, ' Wojcicki shared in a blog post . Read More »

WhatsApp Now Allows Sharing of All File Types

perth_map

People using WhatsApp on their smartphones will now be able to share all kinds of files, including photos, videos, documents, and others. That said, there are some limits. With a billion-plus user base and growing, the ceiling is important as it will keep the WhatsApp servers from crashing. Users from India, Japan, Kuwait and Sri Lank have reported addition of new feature . Read More »

Sixers take Fultz with top pick of youthful Draft

Fultz , often compared to Houston's James Harden , missed Washington's final four games, capped by a Pac-12 Tournament loss to Southern California. Only Fultz, however, forgot to include the franchise he was selected by. Ball became the first high-profile draftee under the regime of new Lakers head of basketball operations Magic Johnson . Read More »

Apple CEO Tim Cook to address 2017 graduates at MIT

perth_map

Cook said most of the time, technology is a force for good, but said there are adverse consequences stemming from it, such as threats to security, privacy threats, fake news and social media "that becomes anti social". One way can be by leveraging artificial intelligence, and though Apple is often termed a laggard on AI when compared to companies like Google, Microsoft , and Amazon, Cook argues that machine learning is already well integrated into iPhones. Read More »

Microsoft Explains Why Xbox One X Is Worth $100 Premium

Will you be picking one up later this year? A new game called " Metro: Exodus " takes advantage of the Xbox One X's processing power to dazzle with 4K visuals (alongside a mountain of visual detail). Microsoft presented us 42 new titles at the E3 2017 event. Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft's Xbox division, said the console would be able to play games at 4K resolution while the system would run games at 60 frames per second (fps). Read More »

OnePlus 5 launched in India for Rs 32999: Check specifications

perth_map

The back of the OnePlus 5 is strikingly similar with that of the iPhone 7 Plus . The chamfered edges make the grip more comfortable, the same thing you experience with an Apple phone. The company, which retails only online through Amazon and its own portal, plans to set up experience stores in India to allow prospective users to get a touch and feel of its devices."I'm actually going to scout for some locations in Mumbai right now", said Lau. Read More »

Android O name revealed? Leak suggests 'Oatmeal Cookie' and not 'Oreo'

perth_map

However, a publication called Myce is suggesting a different possibility. This seemingly sound theory stems from multiple mentions of "OC" in Android's source code. For the first time, machine learning has been integrated in the platform along with many other features. Google's Project Treble should help curb this disparity, however, removing numerous necessary steps in issuing Android updates and generally making the process much simpler for OEMs. Read More »

Taylor Swift Desperate To Win Over Joe Alwyn's Parents

perth_map

According to estimates by Billboard , Taylor Swift may have earned herself almost $400,000 in just one week since she returned to streaming services earlier this month. Not a bad payoff especially considering the rumour that Taylor brought her music back for a more trivial reason- it was the same day Katy Perry released her new album, and so fans assumed taking away her spotlight was just another move in the famous Swift/Perry feud. Read More »

Destiny 2 on PC won't have gun recoil, but consoles will

perth_map

How can you snap them all up? Having no kick on numerous weapons in Destiny 2 significantly changes the skill requirements for clearing through raids and definitely lowers the bar in PVP. Fair enough. Say what you like about Destiny , but it still manages to pull in one hell of an audience. You owned The Taken King and completed all 8 Moments of Triumph during Destiny's second year. Read More »

Wayne Gretzky to present Hart Trophy at NHL Awards

perth_map

McDavid led the league in even-strength points (71), assists, primary assists and multi-point games and had a hand in 41 per cent of the Oilers' goals - compared to 32 per cent for Crosby, the likely runner-up. None of this to mention Bobrovsky also turned in a.939 SP at 5-on-5 this past season. He had the league's best goals-against average of 2.06. Burns' pace may have slowed as the post-season approached, but his 29 goals were the most by a defender since Mike Green potted 31 back in ... Read More »

Google will soon stop scanning your emails to personalize ads in Gmail

perth_map

Here's a surprise announcement from Google: It will stop scanning the inboxes of Gmail's free users for ad personalization at some point later this year. Someone writing about running, for instance, might see ads for Nike or Asics shoes. Ad personalization still occurs, but it will leverage signals other than the scanning of emails to target advertising. Read More »

Beyond Good and Evil 2 releases video of in-engine tech demo

perth_map

Series creator Michel Ancel appeared to throw some cold water on those hopes when he said in an interview last week that the game was at " day zero of development ". What's more, a time lapse in the video exhibits how the game takes into account astronomical physics, with planets turning in real-time, changes in the atmosphere affecting a ship's force as it flies into outer space, and "real-time giant meteorites, asteroids, falling and modifying the planet's ground". Read More »

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) EPS Estimated At $0.70

Sanford C. Bernstein set a $76.00 price target on Microsoft Corporation and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Thursday, March 9th. CLSA initiated the stock with "Outperform" rating in Thursday, December 8 report. Edge Wealth Mngmt Limited Liability Co holds 5.3% or 224,794 shares in its portfolio. FORSYTH JOHN D had sold 4,280 shares worth $206,938. Alpine Prtnrs Vi Ltd Liability reported 30,615 shares. Read More »