IT&Software

by | June 08, 2018 | 08:29

While the KEY2 release includes a new camera and a tweaked QWERTY keyboard, it is clear that TCL is seeking to encourage business users, who once fuelled BlackBerry smartphones' success, by delivering improved security and privacy in an Android phone.

by | June 08, 2018 | 07:24

It turns out that when the company discovered the issue, its employees went back and changed posts shared by those 14 million users during that time back to the setting they had previously selected. "Since these featured items are public we inadvertently made the suggested audience for all new posts - not just these items - Public". They'll receive a notification on the app or the website and a link to a list of anything they shared during the "oopsies" window.

by | June 08, 2018 | 07:10

This new 32-core chip is the second generation on its Threadripper lineup, and can handle 64 threads. The new processors will feature chips with up to 32 physical cores and 64 threads, and are based on the company's 12nm architecture. " AMD's Zeppelin silicon has eight cores, and the first generation Threadripper uses two of them to get to the top-SKU of 16-cores". AMD is having quite a year and it shows.

by | June 07, 2018 | 08:55

Additionally the VivoBook S13 (S330) is the first ASUS laptop to feature a four-sided NanoEdge display with a remarkable 89 per cent screen-to-body ratio. It also uses the 5.5-inch ScreenPad and features an infrared camera for Windows Hello's facial recognition. It will be made available in Deep Dive Blue and Rose Gold colour variants.

by | June 07, 2018 | 06:34

While introducing this feature to the world, Apple chose to show Facebook apps as an example, which is amusing because they could have chosen any other app. "Do you want to allow " facebook .com" to use cookies and website data while browsing [this site]?" Pressing on a notification, you can tune how often you'll get them in the future from the app that sent it.

by | June 07, 2018 | 05:32

Although the sale won't start till Thursday, June 7, we've got the lowdown on the deals you should watch out for - and a few you should skip. The sale will feature the first-ever Xbox One X discount and will look to capitalize on the announcements for the Xbox One at E3 2018 .

by | June 07, 2018 | 05:19

It's got a number of tricks up its sleeve that ASUS hopes will push it ahead of the competition. The ROG Phone starts showing off its gamer cred when you look at the array of ports. All of this is kept on by a rather generous 4,000 mAh battery , which should last you quite a bit on a single charge unless you are blasting through multiple matches of Fortnite , that is.

by | June 07, 2018 | 04:51

The redesigned Gmail will launch into "general availability" and become available to all G Suite users next month, the company confirms. While the G Suite team plans to outlay more details on this transition plan in July , the Gmail users are to hold on for an altogether new Gmail experience.

by | June 07, 2018 | 03:48

The so-called consumer CPU, which will probably cost an arm and a leg, especially since the 18-core Core i9-7980XE goes for around United States $2000, looks a lot like the 28-core Xeon Platinum chip, although that one comes with a much lower base and boost frequency.

by | June 07, 2018 | 03:27

During an event in San Francisco on June 6, Sonos announced a new product called the Sonos Beam. Sonos seems to have finally listened and has equipped the Beam with HDMI. The device will ship globally starting July 17 and is available for pre-order today on the Sonos website. Most TVs older than five years old most likely won't support HDMI-ARC, but you can still connect Beam to your TV via the optical port, however, Alexa voice commands for TV won't work.

by | June 07, 2018 | 02:59

The company has made the Mac versions of those apps practically identical to their iPad counterparts, a sign that Apple expects the best path for developers will be designing two primary interfaces - one for iPhone, another for iPad and Mac - rather than three.

by | June 07, 2018 | 02:46

Apple's new wireless charging mat AirPower , which was first announced alongside the iPhone 8 and iPhone X a year ago and has been slated for release in 2018, could also make an appearance. That's partly because Siri's technology has fallen behind and it isn't used as much as an always-listening tool like Amazon's Alexa. In April, it poached a top Google executive to spearhead its machine learning and AI efforts, so a preview of Siri improvements could also be on the table.

by | June 07, 2018 | 00:59

Rather than the usual pre-show presentation, the company is doing daily reveals of games, and it's starting today with the announcement of Tetris Effect . Includes the all-new "Zone" mechanic, where players can stop time (and Tetriminos falling) by entering "the Zone" and either get out of a sticky situation that could otherwise lead to "Game Over", or rack up extra line clears for bonus rewards.

by | June 05, 2018 | 11:02

That is, until now. When you think about it, Apple is impacting people who use the Telegram iOS app all over the world with this decision. This post was syndicated from Digital Trends . "As a result, we've also been unable to fully comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for our EU-users by the deadline of May 25, 2018.

by | June 05, 2018 | 09:47

The new design highlights new and updated apps in the Discover tab, while tabs for Create, Work, Play and Develop help users find apps for a specific project or goal. You'll be able t group all notifications from a single app together, such as Twitter or Slack, and allow you close them in one fell swoop. -Apple introduces "Do not disturb during bed time" option that will not show notifications when you don't want.

by | June 05, 2018 | 08:37

Dark Mode turns everything from the desktop background to windows to a darker hue, better for people editing photos , writing code or working late at night. On newer devices you will see big performance improvements including seeing the sharing options 2x faster than iOS 11 and apps launching twice as fast under load.

by | June 05, 2018 | 08:03

New features help protect users' anonymity online. Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference began today with the WWDC 2018 keynote event and, as we expected, a lot of new features and functionality has been revealed for iOS 12 , watchOS, tvOS and macOS, too, with the latter even getting a dramatic upgrade into macOS Mojave .

by | June 05, 2018 | 08:01

The partnerships themselves are no big secret - Facebook has been cultivating them for years, and they're often announced publicly, as Facebook confirmed in a blog post . While Facebook's leaders said that the kind of access exploited by the political consulting firm in 2014 was cut off by the next year as it prohibited developers from collecting information from users' friends.

by | June 05, 2018 | 07:57

The company could always choose to include support with later beta versions ahead of the watchOS consumer roll out this autumn, but it looks an terrible lot like Apple is drawing a line under the original's run. watchOS 5 packs in a new way to chat with friends. The feature uses Wi-Fi or cellular connectivity to enable voice communication with any Apple Watch user available around the globe.

by | June 04, 2018 | 21:45

The OS is very clearly sporting a fresh new dark theme, presumably a toggle-able setting, with the dark UI affecting all application chrome. The current semi-dark mode that is accessible to Mac fans and it can be enabled by heading over to System Preferences - General - "Use dark menu bar and dock".

by | June 04, 2018 | 21:27

These moves come in response to a growing outrage at how "addictive" mobile devices supposedly are. Investors will be looking for more opportunities for the Cupertino, California, company to make money from the apps and other services baked into its devices.

by | June 04, 2018 | 21:25

The deal is expected to pass regulatory review and close by the end of 2018. "We recognize the responsibility we take on with this agreement", Nadella wrote. In fact, Microsoft has been using an open source version of Git control system for Windows development. Last year, the software giant shut down CodePlex, its own rival for GitHub , saying the latter was the dominant location for open source sharing and that most such projects had already migrated there.

by | June 04, 2018 | 20:45

Apple iOS 12 , the new version of the operating system powering iPhone and iPad will be one of the most awaited announcements at WWDC . Here is a little of what you can expect from the keynote address. With so much surrounding Facebook's scandal with Cambridge Analytica , Apple will look to stress over the fact that its business doesn't involve selling users' information to institutions for money.

by | June 04, 2018 | 20:21

Russia, in fact, is now believed to have requested that Apple remove Telegram from the App Store , in Russia at least. While App Store is considered one of Jobs', and Apple's, great achievements, it does lag behind Google Play in downloads (70%), although consumers purchase more on App Store (66%).

by | June 03, 2018 | 19:16

Trials Fusion is the most recent entry in the Trials Franchise, and it's the same 2.5D motocross stunt-jump simulator we've all come to love over the years, but with a few extra bells and whistles. Beginning June 5, PlayStation 4 owners will be able to downloadXCOM 2 for free. This month's offering is headlined by Rayman Legends and Beyond: Two Souls for the PlayStation 4.

by | June 03, 2018 | 18:49

The LG G7 ThinQ is not quite as wide as the V30 that the company debuted last fall, but it does have a slightly larger display . The LG G7 ThinQ features a Qualcomm 845 Mobile Platform, 64GB of storage, and 4GB of RAM . With the help of pixel binning and advanced software processing techniques, the AI algorithm determines the best settings when shooting in dim environments.

by | June 03, 2018 | 18:45

Pew Research Center survey shows a large outflow of the most important audience of the social network - teenagers. When asked which platform they use most often, 35% of teens said Snapchat , whose parent is Snap ( SNAP ). Facebook shares closed up 1.2 percent Friday afternoon to $193.99. In 2015, those numbers were 73 percent and 24 percent respectively. A report past year (2017) by investment firm Piper Jaffray showed Snapchat is the preferred social network for United States ...

by | June 03, 2018 | 18:26

As for where these rumors came from, they appear to stem from a 4chan post that has been making the rounds on various internet forums. Their latest coverage promises a never-before-seen look into Bethesda Game Studios , to "go on a journey through the history of Fallout ", and the series shall conclude with an exclusive look at the development of Fallout 76 .

by | June 03, 2018 | 17:41

ARKit 2.0 is being developed internally, and this will enable a new mode that would let users play AR games against each other in the same virtual environment, according to The Verge. Originally launched 3 years ago, Apple Watches is looking for a giant leap this year in the wearable department and they really need this one since Apple Watches' watchOS hasn't been considered as one of the major platforms in the market.

by | June 02, 2018 | 07:31

This is what Lego's Bugatti Chiron looks like compared to its full-size Bugatti counterpart. But once you're finished, you'll have your own Bugatti Chiron with numerous same functioning features for so much less money. Since Bugatti launched the Veyron's successor - the Chiron - it's captured the hearts of thousands, if not millions, the world around. Heck, there's even an eight-speed gearbox with a movable paddle gearshift.

by | June 02, 2018 | 03:28

Conservatives have often charged Facebook with being biased against them, grilling Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg on the issue in an April hearing. The changes arrive at a time when Facebook has been held accountable for allowing the spread of fake news across its network, and it has responded with a host of fake news-fighting features like fact checking , adding publisher context , the addition of related articles , shrinking fake news in the News Feed, and other ...

by | June 01, 2018 | 18:59

It's obvious that the vault dwellers have had a good time as balloons, confetti, and a banner that says "Reclamation Day" decorate the vault's interior. This seems to be the rumor that many are hoping for . When it comes to a release date, Bethesda have not confirmed any new details on that front.

by | June 01, 2018 | 16:55

After a public outcry , the " Active Shooter " game based around participating in school shootings has been pulled from Steam by the store's owner, Valve . "I'm really happy with how that turned out", Robinett said. Parents and student survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were disgusted over the video game, CBS Miami reports .

by | June 01, 2018 | 16:39

Origins felt like a breath of fresh air, with enough changes to the core gameplay loop to make Assassin's Creed feel compelling again. Following a leak earlier in the day, a clockwork like occurrence for the series, Ubisoft has officially confirmed that the next entry in the Assassin's Creed series is titled Assassin's Creed Odyssey and will take place against the backdrop of ancient Greece.

by | May 31, 2018 | 19:53

Similar to last year's Pixel 2 , the Pixel 3 and its much larger sibling, the Pixel 3 XL have different designs. However it's also said to be "noticeably taller" than the notch on the iPhone X . This resulted in Google issuing a software update to recalibrate the colours and also extend the warranty of all Pixel 2 XL phones by a year. The new Android P operating system lets developers build applications and interfaces that work around the cutout.