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Tech Apple will let you know when Facebook is snooping on you
Author: 0 Apple will let you know when Facebook is snooping on you

Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off today (June 4), with a keynote address that is taking place live now, and can be streamed here in Apple's Safari browser . Apple has unveiled a new version of the operating system which powers iPhones and iPads. Apple is trying to extend AR experiences to a broader population, rather than just hard-core, tech-savvy users.

Tech Galaxy Note 9 to be announced on August 9, says report
Author: 0 Galaxy Note 9 to be announced on August 9, says report

Don't read too much into that. We don't expect a new Qualcomm chip here. The latest flagship from Samsung made revolutionary advances in nearly all the parts of the phone but one part that is particularly overwhelming is the camera of the Samsung S9 that is arguably the best in a smartphone till date.

Tech Asus Announces Crazy New ROG Phone Designed for Mobile Gamers
Author: 0 Asus Announces Crazy New ROG Phone Designed for Mobile Gamers

There's plenty of phones on the market, but not much in the way of specific gaming phones . Having the triggers gives you some of the real estate back that you tend to lose while playing mobile games, especially more console/PC-like offerings such as PUBG Mobile and Fortnite .

Tech Apple's watchOS 5 Will Feature Activity Improvements and More
Author: 0 Apple's watchOS 5 Will Feature Activity Improvements and More

Apple unveiled their newest upgrades and additions coming to the Apple Watch during its WWDC 2018 Keynote presentation in San Jose, California today. This feature, of course, requires some kind of connectivity, and while it works over both Wi-Fi and LTE it will be far more useful with an LTE model, since you'll be able to use it anywhere, rather than just when you have a Wi-Fi network.

Tech Gmail's new web client enters general availability this July
Author: 0 Gmail's new web client enters general availability this July

We wouldn't call the schedule a shock, as it was always going to be a question of when Google demanded a migration rather than "if". Gmail will be getting a brand new update next month, as Google roll out a bunch of new features. This can house Google Calendar, Google Keep and Google Tasks all in an easily-accessed bar. For more, be sure to read 5 New Gmail Features to Check Out Now .

Tech Computex 2018: Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 to power Windows PCs
Author: 0 Computex 2018: Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 to power Windows PCs

Qualcomm is also promising day-long battery life, with supported devices offering 20+ hours of continuous usage on a single charge. The upcoming devices should have “multi-day” battery life. "To truly expand this category, our work with mobile leaders like Samsung is important to help us deliver the next generation of AlwaysOn, Always Connected PCs to consumers".

Tech Craig Federighi Shares More Details on Porting iOS Apps to the Mac
Author: 0 Craig Federighi Shares More Details on Porting iOS Apps to the Mac

This new update will bring suggestions to Siri . As for third-party apps, Apple will be making the API available if they wish to include it in their apps as well. One of the most notable new features is a new tool that will allow iOS developers to port their apps into macOS , which should result on more apps being available in the platform overall.

Tech Apple unveils the six new features on your iPhone
Author: 0 Apple unveils the six new features on your iPhone

Missing features from the announcement and iOS 12 include the ability to set default apps, multi-user support on the iPad, a redesigned homescreen, always-on display, and a new location for Control Center on the iPhone X . First up is do not disturb during bedtime-an amalgamation of two preexisting features already built into iOS. Check out all the new features for Apple iOS 12 here .

Tech Intel announces 28-Core CPU and 5GHz Core i7-8086K at Computex
Author: 0 Intel announces 28-Core CPU and 5GHz Core i7-8086K at Computex

If true, this would work out to a 300MHz clock jump across the board compared with the Core i7-8700K's 3.7GHz base, 4.3GHz all-core turbo, and 4.7GHz single-core boost. During the Intel keynote, a GIGABYTE motherboard was used to run it at 5GHz. News of both chips overshadowed Intel's announcement on its upcoming Amber Lake Y-series and Whiskey Lake U-series CPUs.

Tech Facebook accused of letting phone firms spy on users
Author: 0 Facebook accused of letting phone firms spy on users

Facebook running on a Nokia C6, a sophisticated feature phone from 2010. Such integrations were perhaps necessary at a time when smartphones didn't have adequate specifications to run Facebook apps. Amazon and Samsung haven't yet provided comment. This sharing of user data continued even after Facebook declared that it would stop sharing such data with outsiders, according to the New York Times .

Tech Apple has new features to limit your phone addiction
Author: 0 Apple has new features to limit your phone addiction

WWDC might not normally be a hardware event, but this year Apple said it is all about the software rather than updates to the iPad, Mac or iPhone. The challenge is that many users find these pop-up alerts to be a nuisance and just blindly click on them.

Tech Official WWDC App for iOS Updated Ahead of Big June 4 Keynote
Author: 0 Official WWDC App for iOS Updated Ahead of Big June 4 Keynote

Apple is developing an update for the NFC chip that will allow you to use your iPhone to unlock the door and confirm the identity. According to tech news website The Information , Apple employees at its new campus in Cupertino are using their iPhones to gain access to buildings and offices, suggesting that the technology has been deployed there.

Tech Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu & Pokemon: Let's Go, Eevee
Author: 0 Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu & Pokemon: Let's Go, Eevee

Although in these two games, you start instead with the series mascot Pikachu , and the evolution Pokemon Eevee , which can evolve into several different pokemon. Massive Cyborgs will try to stop you and wave after wave with different attack forms will try to pinpoint your weak spots. Right in the centre is a cooking pot - the player taps to put ingredients in the pot.

Author: 0 Red Dead Redemption 2 Pre-Order Details Leak Early

The Ultimate Edition, which retails for $99.99, will include all of the previous offerings from the Special Edition plus two Bonus Outfits, the Black Chestnut Thoroughbred, a Survivor Camp Theme for the game's online mode, and additional weapons for the game's Online Mode.

Tech Apple macOS Mojave Announced With Video Recording Screenshots, Desktop Stacks
Author: 0 Apple macOS Mojave Announced With Video Recording Screenshots, Desktop Stacks

Also visible is an Apple News icon in the dock, as now found in iOS, which all-but-confirms that Apple is porting its Apple News app over the Mac in desktop form. The images leaked also show the Apple News icon in the dock, tipping Apple's hand on porting that well-designed iOS app to macOS. The Xcode 10 helps the developers in developing new apps on the platform.

Tech What to Expect at Apple’s WWDC 2018 Event
Author: 0 What to Expect at Apple’s WWDC 2018 Event

This year also does things do not seem to be very different. The next version of iOS tends to come out around the time of the next Apple event, which usually happens around September. The system sounds remarkably like Google Dashboard, announced at Google I/O 2018 . The company wants to spread more of that warm glow to its computers with a new feature that lets iPhone apps run on Macs, according to Bloomberg .

Tech Microsoft has acquired GitHub for $7.5B in Microsoft stock
Author: 0 Microsoft has acquired GitHub for $7.5B in Microsoft stock

The news of the takeover comes at a time when GitHub is reportedly find a replacement for CEO and founder Chris Wanstrath , who announced his resignation previous year. The BBC is among those to use it to share some of its open source code . It now has more than 27 million users and 80 million code repositories. GitHub was last valued at $2 billion after it had received $250 million in its last funding round in 2015.

Author: 0 Facebook let SIXTY companies have 'deep access personal data about users'

Facebook, which was founded in 2004, has reached data-sharing partnerships with at least 60 device makers - including Apple , Amazon, BlackBerry , Microsoft and Samsung - over the last decade, starting before Facebook apps were widely available on smartphones, company officials were quoted as saying by the report .

Tech Here is how you can watch Apple's WWDC 2018
Author: 0 Here is how you can watch Apple's WWDC 2018

Reports in the U.S. suggest Apple could introduce a tool to help users better manage their time on their devices as part of efforts to improve digital well-being. It remains to be seen if Apple will indeed finally roll out the much-anticipated compatibility to iOS apps on a Mac, which something Chromebooks have implemented in beating Apple's MacBooks to sell more worldwide.

Tech Liveblog: Apple’s WWDC 2018 keynote is on June 4
Author: 0 Liveblog: Apple’s WWDC 2018 keynote is on June 4

Along with the new versions of the operating systems that power the iPhone, iPad , Apple Watch , and macOS, it is expected that Apple will also announce several unique software features for its products. It's pretty much nailed on that Apple will use the event to talk about iOS , macOS, tvOS, and watchOS, but it's the scale of those announcements that could shock people.

Tech Microsoft reportedly buys code-sharing site GitHub
Author: 0 Microsoft reportedly buys code-sharing site GitHub

While Microsoft has a history of disastrous acquisitions in the past, in recent years the company has been a lot more successful, with recent examples like Xamarin and LinkedIn coming to mind, which bodes well for Microsoft's stewardship of Github .

Tech YouTube, Snapchat more popular than Facebook among US teens
Author: 0 YouTube, Snapchat more popular than Facebook among US teens

The Pew Research Center report confirms a trend seen in other surveys , showing a sharp drop in Facebook's share of what had always been a core age segment for the huge social network. While they use a range of devices to access online, the device of choice were smartphones and laptops. Adults tend to talk about the negatives of teen social media use in terms of addiction.

Tech Fortnite for Nintendo Switch Confirmed for E3 2018 Reveal
Author: 0 Fortnite for Nintendo Switch Confirmed for E3 2018 Reveal

A source familiar with Epic's plans told the publication earlier this week that Fortnite was indeed heading to the Switch . It's therefore deemed suitable for ages 12 and older. Either way we will find out soon enough if these games are indeed destined for the Switch, so check back with us during E3 2018 for the details. Iron Galaxy helped Bethesda port Skyrim to Switch a year ago and worked alongside Epic to develop Fortnite's mobile version.

Author: 0 Canon Calls Time on Its Film Photography

Canon this week announced with no fanfare that it's sold its last film camera. Since it has simply been selling out the rest of its stock, which, it seems, has finally depleted. While digital photography has been the standard for nearly two decades now, there's still a thriving community of film photographers. Although you won't be able to purchase a new EOS-1v from Canon, the company will still service and fix existing bodies.