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PlayStation Now Might Start Offering Xbox Game Pass Like Download Game Option PlayStation Now Might Start Offering Xbox Game Pass Like Download Game Option
- June 18, 2018

Following the announcement that Fortnite is now available on Switch, players flocked to the device to log into their account. Another gripe he hopes to fix is improving start times, so that players no longer have to wait as long between their purchase of a game and actually being able to play it. (more...)
OxygenOS 5.1.7 update for the OnePlus 6 fixes bootloader vulnerability OxygenOS 5.1.7 update for the OnePlus 6 fixes bootloader vulnerability
- June 18, 2018

It has been patched with an updated bootloader, so users are advised to install this update as soon as possible. This presented a security risk, as anyone with physical access to a OnePlus 6 smartphone could bypass bootloader protections and potentially gain root access to the device. (more...)
Ford builds one-off Eagle Squadron Mustang for charity Ford builds one-off Eagle Squadron Mustang for charity
- June 18, 2018

The pony vehicle, as it became known, was emblazoned with a horse on the grille and other parts of the logo. The name for company's best-selling sports auto ever was derived from the P-51 Mustang, a fighter plane from World War II ... After that event, the vehicle will be flown over to Oshkosh, Wisconsin to be auctioned off at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh fly-in on July 26. For the 2018 EAA AirVenture event, Ford Performance has teamed up with Vaughn Gittin Jr and his brand RTR Vehicles to ... (more...)
Netflix’s ‘Kiss Me First’ is a VR thriller landing June 29th
- June 18, 2018

Shortly after her digital friendship translates into reality, Tess goes missing. Kiss Me First is based on Lottie Moggach's debut novel of the same name and is created by Skins co-creator Bryan Elsey and stars Tallulah Haddon ( Taboo , Modern Life is Rubbish , The Living & The Dead) and Simona Brown ( Man Up , The Night Manager ). (more...)
Apple Books gets previewed ahead of iOS 12 release, to replace iBooks Apple Books gets previewed ahead of iOS 12 release, to replace iBooks
- June 17, 2018

London is the leading European home of app development, where some 138,000 developers work, while Manchester, Birmingham, Oxford and Bristol also feature in the top 30 cities for app economy employment. Originally, Valve accused Apple of breaking the deal because of unspecified "business conflicts with app guidelines that had allegedly not been realized by the original review team", not the new App Store guidelines for mirroring apps - because they didn't exist yet. (more...)
The Production 2019 BMW 8 Series Coupe is Here The Production 2019 BMW 8 Series Coupe is Here
- June 17, 2018

Spy shots posted by Auto Express of a heavily-camouflaged version of the vehicle testing at the 12.9-mile Nurburgring racing circuit in Germany offer fans a closer look at the new 8 Series. Both models use an 8-speed torque converter Steptronic automatic transmission. Under normal conditions, power is heavily biased rearward. The Driver Experience Controls allow a variety of settings, including Comfort, Sport and Sport+ modes. (more...)
Apple's new 'Behind the Mac' campaign Apple's new 'Behind the Mac' campaign
- June 17, 2018

Apple reinforces how the Mac remains the computer of choice for creative minds in its latest campaign, titled " Behind the Mac ". Labeled " Behind the Mac ", the ads showcase the ways people use their MacBooks, from making music to editing images and coding. (more...)
Aston Martin Racing Vantage GT3 & GT4 Revealed Aston Martin Racing Vantage GT3 & GT4 Revealed
- June 17, 2018

Based on the new-generation Vantage sports auto, the GT3 and GT4 cars aim to build on the successful record of their predecessors, with the GT3 to make its racing debut at the Michelin Aston Martin Racing Le Mans Festival this weekend. March 1 2019 is when the auto will be homologated, ruling it out of next year's Bathurst 12 Hour with the new vehicle being continually developed up to that point. (more...)
[H]ardOCP: Radeon Software Adrenalin 18.6.1 Drivers Released [H]ardOCP: Radeon Software Adrenalin 18.6.1 Drivers Released
- June 17, 2018

Radeon FreeSync technology continues its widespread adoption, now supported on more than 20 Samsung TVs, bringing tear-free, smooth and open gameplay to an entirely new, big screen format. The Witcher™ 3: Wild Hunt may experience stuttering during gameplay. Some OpenGL and Vulkan applications could display corrupted output on Hybrid Graphics configurations. (more...)
The Incredible Foldable Smartphone — Samsung Galaxy X The Incredible Foldable Smartphone — Samsung Galaxy X
- June 17, 2018

It has the potential to change the smartphone world, however, the design is not the only thing changing the smartphone world as the price of this new phone could be nearly $2,000. Samsung Electronics reported on June 13th that it will release the Galaxy Note 9 in NY on August 2nd or August 9th to major IT media outlets. It is also believed that the new key could either be a camera shutter key or an easier way to take screenshots on the device. (more...)
Sony Issues Statement Regarding Fortnite Cross-Platform Play on PS4 Sony Issues Statement Regarding Fortnite Cross-Platform Play on PS4
- June 17, 2018

Not allowing me to sign-in to Fortnite Switch with my Epic account because it's linked to PS4 is tone deaf and points more to fear than market dominance. For two days, Sony's Twitter account has been inundated with angry customers "thanking" the company for the mess, while the company remained quiet on the matter. (more...)
The Last of Us The Last of Us
- June 17, 2018

Naughty Dog celebrated the miserable title's five-year-old birthday by tweeting out that the game has sold a whopping 17 million copies to date, over both formats. When that peace is disrupted by a violent act, Ellie is thrust into a brutal journey of retribution, fueled by a need to bring those that have wronged her to justice, pushing her to her very limits. (more...)
IPhone 3GS to Go Back On Sale in South Korea
- June 17, 2018

SK Telink said, "The iPhone 3GS has been launched to celebrate the opening of the SK Seven mobile online mall while expanding the selection of consumer smartphones ". The units should be able to perform basic functions such as calls, emails, text messages, photos, music playback, and more. The key advantage of buying a 2009-vintage phone in 2018 is pricing. (more...)
Cyberpunk 2077 looks next-gen, but it’s aiming for current Cyberpunk 2077 looks next-gen, but it’s aiming for current
- June 17, 2018

Unlike the Microsoft trailer which was running in-engine on an Xbox One, the closed doors gameplay demo ran on PC. For instance, the creator Mike Pondsmith seems downright pleased with how the project's progressing so far, so if CD Projekt Red's adaptation needs more time in development, the best course of action for fans is to simply not rush those working on it. (more...)
29-pound cat - dubbed ‘Chubbs’ - rescued from busy California street 29-pound cat - dubbed ‘Chubbs’ - rescued from busy California street
- June 17, 2018

It took the shelter hours to shave through the tangles and clean him up. The Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA shares footage of 'Chubbs'. "As millions of Americans hit the gym on the quest for the flawless summer body, a 29lb cat began an exercise regimen of his own", the organization wrote on Facebook . (more...)
Snap Inc. introduces Snap Kit for 3rd party Snapchat integration Snap Inc. introduces Snap Kit for 3rd party Snapchat integration
- June 17, 2018

After making its initial public offering in July previous year at $17 a share, Snapchat only recently achieved the same price having been below the level for the second half of 2017 and start of 2018. "This isn't even something that's just the product of the recent changes in the climate". Ultimately, he said, the company was motivated to produce the features because "it didn't look like there were a lot of great options for our users as they use other services". (more...)
Researchers Find That Cortana Can Be Used To Hack Windows 10 PCs Researchers Find That Cortana Can Be Used To Hack Windows 10 PCs
- June 17, 2018

This discovery was made by the folks at McAfee where they discovered that activating Cortana on a locked Windows 10 PC, hackers could actually trick the digital assistant into launching a contextual menu that could be used to execute bits of code. (more...)
Super Smash Bros Ultimate has been ‘built from the ground up’ Super Smash Bros Ultimate has been ‘built from the ground up’
- June 16, 2018

Ultimate won't be an updated port of the Wii U game but will be a completely new experience. Brawl released in 2008 that number increased to 39 characters, then was further increased to 58 characters in Super Smash Bros . Some stages in Smash Bros . The traditional dice roll gameplay will still be broken up by quick mini-games as users race to the finish line. Surely, there are even more fun surprises to be unveiled in the coming weeks, as the E3 trailer also showcased some rather ... (more...)
Sony Responds To Fortnite Backlash Regarding Cross-Play Restrictions On PS4 Sony Responds To Fortnite Backlash Regarding Cross-Play Restrictions On PS4
- June 16, 2018

Or, to leave the realm of game consoles: would you buy an iPhone if it was able to hold your Facebook, Google, or Twitter accounts hostage? " We're always open to hearing what the PlayStation community is interested in to enhance their gaming experience ." the statement reads before continuing on to highlight the number of PS4 Fornite players, as well as cross-platform play with IOS, Android and PC. (more...)
Fortnite Week 7 challenge: Follow the treasure map found in Pleasant Park Fortnite Week 7 challenge: Follow the treasure map found in Pleasant Park
- June 16, 2018

And the leaked list was nearly 100 per cent accurate with a few slight differences. The map to the Fortnite treasure this week can be found in Pleasant Park, but where is the loot? Up next is the third challenge which requires you to consume 20 Hop Rocks, Apples, or Mushrooms. (more...)
Apple reportedly scaling back expectations for sales of this year’s flagship iPhones Apple reportedly scaling back expectations for sales of this year’s flagship iPhones
- June 16, 2018

Hardly a surprise, because the iPhone X - with its $1,000 price point - likely deterred some iPhone owners otherwise interested in upgrading, Apple's 2018 iPhone lineup will reportedly be aggressively priced and will have something for all types of users. (more...)
Apple's iPhone 3GS makes return to a wireless carrier, priced at $40
- June 16, 2018

It is unknown how many of these units will be available, but it could be limited, given that the company has stated that "the iPhone 3GS has been launched to celebrate the opening of the SK Seven mobile online mall while expanding the selection of consumer smartphones". (more...)
Steam Link iOS App Removes Option To Buy Games Steam Link iOS App Removes Option To Buy Games
- June 16, 2018

This change, however inconvenient it might be, appears to pave the way for an eventual iOS App Store approval. At the time, the company promised the software would launch on Google's Android and Apple's iOS mobile platforms, but when the software was finally released it came out as an Android exclusive - the result, Valve claimed , of a last-minute reversal of approval for App Store listing by Apple. (more...)
"Fortnite" Cross Platform Play With Nintendo Switch Blocked By Sony
- June 16, 2018

Following Fortnite's Switch debut this week at E3 2018 , some players found that they were unable to log into their accounts on the console. Sony chiefs are under pressure to respond to complaints about "cross-play" restrictions imposed on Fortnite . (more...)
OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead Screens Show the Walking Dead OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead Screens Show the Walking Dead
- June 16, 2018

The video also reveals the game is expected to launch on the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One and Windows PC on November 6 in North and South America and November 8 for the rest of the world, including Europe. There will be four playable characters similar to zombie games like Left 4 Dead but unlike that game, these characters will all have their own role to play. (more...)