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Microsoft is finally giving us a discount on the Xbox One X

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Of course, people will need games to play on their shiny new consoles. If you haven't upgraded to an Xbox One X yet now is the time, with its first-ever discount - $50 off June 7 - June 23. "Get deals on Xbox One X enhanced titles like Sea of Thieves , FIFA 18, Assassin's Creed Origins , and Forza Motorsport 7, and immerse yourself in stunning 4K ultra HD gaming with HDR". Read More »

Hitman 2 announced for November, see the first trailer

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Agent 47 is back to bring the pain in Hitman 2 , and this time he's getting even more creative with his assassinations. Unlike the previous game, this won't be released episodically and will be released as a full package right from the start, though there will be post-game content for players to sink their teeth into. Read More »

BlackBerry KEY2 Canadian specs, pricing and availability

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To fix that, the Key2 packs 6GB of RAM alongside a Snapdragon 660 processor. "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", Alain Lejeune, senior vice president of TCL Communication and president of Blackberry Mobile , said in a statement. Read More »

Sony Announces its Next-Gen RX100 VI with Upgraded Zoom Capabilities

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Inside, we find 15 elements in 12 groups, and Sony promises high image quality edge to edge. Thepopular Eye AF technologyis also available with approximately 2x the tracking performance of the current RX100 series model.[ix] Furthermore, the camera has LCD touch focusing and touchpad focus point control for users that would like to drag their fingers to ideal focus points of their choice. Read More »

IOS 12 Will ‘Fix’ The iPhone X’s Silly Screenshot Problem

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The performance boost comes from the way iOS 12 communicates with the chip inside older iPhones. Two more workout types have been added as well: Hiking and yoga. iOS 12 brings enhancements to "Do Not Disturb", making this time management tool even better by helping people stay in the moment during times like studying as well as during a class, meeting or dinner. Read More »

Vladimir Putin: Lifting Russia sanctions would benefit all

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Putin is scheduled to pay a state visit to China from June 8-10 and attend the Qingdao Summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization ( SCO ). Putin, making his first foreign trip since being sworn in for a fourth term, said the restrictions are "harmful for everyone - those who initiated them and those who are targeted by them". Read More »

Code Vein out in September | PC

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The trailer also provides a look at the various enemy types in the game , and several levels and environments. While you wait for it, they've also released a brand new (and long) trailer for you to enjoy. In the not too distant future, a mysterious disaster has brought collapse to the world as we know it. The Revenants are a shadow clan of vampires that live in a place appropriately called Vein. Read More »

Microsoft Just Dumped a Data Center Into the Ocean

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The servers are powered by fully renewable electricity from wind farms and solar plants onshore, as well as tide and wave generation from the European Marine Energy Centre in the Orkney Islands, off Scotland. Microsoft won't share the cost of the Natick project, but the company believes that at commercial scale, this design will actually be cheaper than typical land-based data centers. Read More »

Biggest Announcements From Apple Developer Conference 2018

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Apple is talking about user privacy for a while. Apple kicked off its annual World Wide Developers Conference ( WWDC ) in San Jose, California on Monday with tons of software updates. Desktop Stacks can automatically stack files on your desktop into clean groups based on file type, date, or tags. Apple says its macOS Mojave will be available to Apple Developer Program members while the public beta will arrive late this month. Read More »

Instagram working on hour-long videos

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Instagram is reportedly set to lift its video length constraints and allow users to post videos up to an hour long. Currently, users are limited to 60-second-long clips on their profiles, or 15-second-long videos in their stories. Last month, a Pew Research Center Study found that teenagers were leaving Facebook for other social media platforms such as Instagram . Instagram is no stranger to video, as the company introduced Stories just under two years ago, a feature which was ... Read More »

Google releases June security patches for all supported Pixel and Nexus devices

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And for developers, this release marks the final version of the Android P APIs. Final APIs don't mean that Android P will be released any day now. While Google is likely to make us wait until August or so for the official announcement of Android P's dessert name ( Pineapple Cake is still on the table), the development process of the latest OS build appears to be chugging along as planned. Read More »

AMD Unveils Threadripper 2: 32 Cores of Multitasking Might

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At Computex here, AMD CEO Lisa Su said the company's engineers have started testing the Zen 2 chips, and the first products based on them will be the second-generation Epyc CPUs for data center computing, which will arrive next year. Threadripper is the big daddy of AMD's new CPU line: it's not a gaming CPU, but it's a multithreaded, multicore monster . There will also be other versions of Threadripper 2, including one with 24 cores. Read More »

Features Of iOS 12

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There is also a new " Do Not Disturb during Bedtime" mode to help people get a better night's sleep by dimming the display and hiding all notifications on the lock screen until prompted in the morning. iOS 12 also introduces "Grouped Notifications", making it easier to view and manage multiple notifications at once. The move to curb phone addiction and limit screen time is well under way as the two heavyweights in the smartphone ecosystem - Google Android and Apple iOS - are on the ... Read More »

BlackBerry Key2 images and specs leaked ahead of imminent release date

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I'm not a little bit embarrassed to say I'm really excited about the upcoming BlackBerry Key2 . The display is placed above a physical QWERTY keyboard. The KEY2 will sport a 4.5-inch display with a 1620x1080 resolution. Now we're seeing various leaks of the successor, the BlackBerry Key2. As far as the pricing is concerned, Blass noted that the BlackBerry KEY2 will be available in the U.S. Read More »

Apple announces anti-addiction features for iPhones

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Given how many times we reach for our phone on a daily basis, it's not surprising that there are more than a few iPhone X users who have had to delete several unnecessary screenshots on a daily basis. It also introduces new "Desktop Stacks ", an auto-tidying feature which groups together related icons in piles. Now, your notifications will be grouped by the app they're sent from. Read More »

Tetris Effect Launches This Fall for PS4, PS VR

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As both the trailer and website point out, the Tetris Effect happens when "players' brains are so engrossed that images of the iconic falling Tetrimino blocks (i.e. Tetris Effect will offer 30 different stages, each with its own unique design and music. The game will be able to run at 60fps and 4K on PlayStation 4 Pro systems. Read More »

AMD Threadripper 2: Specs and release date revealed

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AMD has announced at Computex 2018 that it is planning to release its second-generation Theadripper desktop processor in the third quarter, with its top-tier CPU having 32 cores and support for 64 threads. Threads also get a boost, up to a whopping 64 on the high end. The 24-core Threadripper finished a 3D rendering of a video frame in 29 seconds, while the Intel chip hadn't finished by the time the demo was over. Read More »

Blizzard Confirms Unannounced Diablo Project

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It has been a while since we last saw a new Diablo game released in the world, with Diablo 3 originally releasing way back 2012, and its last expansion releasing a year ago. It's safe to say that a completely new Diablo game with recent advances in the gaming world would be a thing of beauty, so here's hoping. Previous Blizzard job ads have also hinted that a new Diablo is on the way, but this is by far the most blatant. Read More »

MacOS Mojave unveiled - Gets Dark Mode

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DARK MODE . Craig Federighi shows off Dark Mode on MacOS Mojave . Now, however, things are official. Here are all the new MacOS Mojave features Apple demoed on stage. Plus, it's getting iCloud syncing so it'll work well across all your devices. The feature in turn automatically organizes files into separate groups. Read More »

Leaked logo confirms Hitman 2

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While the game was initially published by Square Enix, a "Definitive Edition" was released early this year for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, published by Warner Bros. The logo was taken down soon after it appeared. A new Hitman sequel is set to be revealed later this week, but its publisher has already stealth killed any chance of a surprise. Read More »

Google rejigs its website, sparks fear of the end of tablets

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Its because Chrome OS now works in the tablet form factor, just like Acer Chromebook Tab 10 . While you can once again see what tablets are available on the platform, the ones displayed are from years ago so it's really not a good sign for manufacturers and users as well. Read More »

Apple CarPlay gaining Google Maps, Waze capability

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No launch date has yet been confirmed for iOS 12, but reports indicate it is expected to be revealed in September. Google's Android Auto, on the other hand, has always featured Google Maps . Apple CarPlay and Android Auto have dramatically changed the in-car connectivity experience as we increasingly integrate smartphones in nearly every aspect of our daily lives. Read More »

IOS 12 Will Help You Fight Your iPhone Addiction

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Finally , the firm issued many updates to built-in apps. iBooks is now Apple Books, the News and Stock apps have merged, Siri gained a new shortcut feature that will let users set up macros. New and improved Do Not Disturb in iOS 12 helps users stay focused in times like studying as well as during a class, meeting or dinner. Apple is taking active steps to block Facebook's data collection practices. Read More »

Xbox E3 2018 Sale: Games, Consoles and More on Sale

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Microsoft today said that it will time "the biggest Xbox sale of the year " to this week's E3 conference, giving customers savings on hardware, software, and services. In terms of games, Microsoft will offer discounts on over 300 titles, including Battlefield 1 , Federation Internationale de Football Association 18, NBA 2K18, Assassin's Creed Origins , Forza Motorsport 7, Destiny 2, Super Lucky's Tale, Monster Hunter: World , PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds , and Sea of Thieves . Read More »

Google is planning to start bumping users over to the new Gmail

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But, after eight weeks, users will automatically be migrated to the new Gmail. From there, gradually all G Suite users will be transitioned to the new Gmail across two phases. Google's Gmail update was focused on AI-powered productivity improvements, such as suggested replies, as well as collaboration, and security. So far, it's been well-received, and Google is planning to kick off the full rollout in July. Read More »

Destiny 2's Fall Expansion Is Called Forsaken, Returns Players to the Reef

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It takes place on the Tangled Shore (part of the Reef), and deals with a horde of prisoners - or as Bungie calls them "the worst of the worst criminals". Naturally, you can hinder the enemy team and even send someone to their side to cause chaos. At a certain point one players can actually invade the other side's area and do damage that way. Read More »

Lenovo Z5 with notched display, Snapdragon 636 launched at Rs 13,700

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In addition to the 95 percent screen-to-body ratio, it was also reported to come with 4TB of storage . The smartphone is going on sale starting June 12 in China while it is available for pre-booking starting Tuesday in homeland. Hypes aside, the Z5 doesn't disappoint if you expected nothing from it as the device comes running the latest Android 8.1 Oreo with the company's own ZUI 3.9 on top. Read More »

Intel announces 28-Core CPU and 5GHz Core i7-8086K at Computex

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Intel has unveiled its special-edition Core i7-8086K desktop processor at Computex 2018 . The i7-8086K is a limited edition CPU produced to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Intel's original 8086. But if and when the chip does make its debut, it'll snatch pole position as the more core-leaden processors available in the consumer market; chips with more cores are around but they're more for boring data centre use. Read More »

Xbox One X gets its first ever official sale

Beginning June 7, the XboneX will be going for $449.99 directly from the Microsoft Store and " participating retailers ". The Xbox One X might be the most powerful console on the market, but its $500 price tag has been a little hard for a lot of users to justify, especially if they already own an Xbox One. Read More »

OnePlus 6 Silk White edition goes on sale in India

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As this is a special edition phone, the units up for sale will be in limited quantities. Although it doesn't have the name recognition of the Google Pixel 2 , Samsung Galaxy S9 , or iPhone X , the OnePlus 6 has the looks and high-end tech specs to compete with them, and for a substantially lower price. Read More »

Apple changes App Store rules following Steam Link ban

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But when they weren't boasting about all the ways Apple is freeing users from the tyranny of their devices, executives were hyping all the dazzling new reasons you'll want to waste more time with your devices. One example shown on the WWDC stage was asking Siri for help finding lost keys, which Siri would understand as a command to access the Tile app and ping a Tile tracker attached to a keyring. Read More »