IT&Software


Federal Bureau of Investigation urging people to reboot routers, due to malware threat Federal Bureau of Investigation urging people to reboot routers, due to malware threat
- May 31, 2018

It's unclear how it's getting on to people's devices, but authorities believe it's linked to a group of actors known as the "Sofacy Group, ' which is also referred to as 'apt28, ' 'sandworm, ' 'x-agent, ' 'pawn storm, ' 'fancy bear" and 'sednit'. (more...)
Atari Opens Pre-Orders For Retro 'VCS' Console Atari Opens Pre-Orders For Retro 'VCS' Console
- May 31, 2018

Atari's reimagined Classic Joystick and the all-new Modern Controller are available for purchase in select packages or as standalone purchases. The machine will cost $300 for the Atari VCS Day One Collector's Edition , exclusive for Indiegogo for a limited time. (more...)
What do you think about a notch on the Pixel 3 XL? What do you think about a notch on the Pixel 3 XL?
- May 31, 2018

The larger Pixel 3 XL will take advantage of notch support which was announced in the Android P Developer Preview, with the panel for the notched display supplied by none other than Pixel 2 XL maker: LG. While it's important to take the leaked image with a grain of salt, but given the popularity of the design feature - the iPhone X after all has been selling briskly - one can not rule out the chance that we'll find the notch even on Apple's continental rival, Google. (more...)
Project Fi Gets the Moto G6, V35, and G7 ThinQ
- May 31, 2018

Project Fi may have many fans-after all, it gives you service across three United States carriers plus worldwide roaming at an affordable pay-as-you-go rate-but one thing subscribers don't enjoy is the lack of selection when it comes to phones. (more...)
HP Omen 15 Gaming Laptop Refreshed With Latest Intel Processors, 4K Display HP Omen 15 Gaming Laptop Refreshed With Latest Intel Processors, 4K Display
- May 31, 2018

Alongside, the company launching a gaming headset, keyboard, mouse, and backpack. HP claims this new version is 7.4 percent less wide and just under five percent thinner than before. Two tiny thermoelectric coolers are mounted in each ear cup to keep your ears cool, a novel albeit gimmicky feature that actually works, based on the few minutes HP let me examine a pre-production version of the headset earlier this month. (more...)
Mmm, Plex Now Has Podcasts!
- May 30, 2018

Playback speed and the ability to skip forward or backward are now part of the app, but more features related to podcasts will be coming over time, such as support for importing OPML files from other apps and offline playback support. Along with the redesign, Plex has added support for podcasts. Customizable home screen . The Plex home screen is now fully customizable: You can reorder or remove any of the sections (Recently Added, On Deck, and so on). (more...)
Controversial school shooting game yanked from online platform after backlash Controversial school shooting game yanked from online platform after backlash
- May 30, 2018

Messages seeking additional comment from Valve representatives were not immediately returned. "The broader conversation about Steam's content policies is one that we'll be addressing soon". "This really crosses the line". She says a violent game like this can most certainly have negative effects on troubled children, "For young people that hurt other children or sometimes hurt animals, for young people that are more aggressive, sometimes those violent video games reinforce some of those ... (more...)
Team Sonic Racing leaked by Walmart, first details and screenshots Team Sonic Racing leaked by Walmart, first details and screenshots
- May 30, 2018

The latest leak, which was reposted on the gaming forum site ResetEra , shows Switch box art and screenshots of Sonic , Shadow, and others collecting rings in fancy cars. Performance & Skin Customization Alter the appearance and handling of your vehicle. Speaking of platforms, Team Sonic Racing will be available on PS4, Xbox One , PC, and yes, Nintendo Switch. (more...)
Qualcomm's XR chip is specially created to better power standalone VR and Qualcomm's XR chip is specially created to better power standalone VR and
- May 30, 2018

This is the "world's first dedicated XR platform", and in case you're wondering, XR stands for "Extended Reality", which is yet another marketing term meant to replace and lump together VR (Virtual Reality), AR (Augmented Reality) and MR (Mixed Reality). (more...)
The Next Fallout Game is Fallout 76 The Next Fallout Game is Fallout 76
- May 30, 2018

To put it into perspective, Fallout 4 came nearly eight years after the third in the series, so we're all a little bit surprised about this announcement - especially when we're all hanging out for the next Elder Scrolls title. However, this is a brand new entry in the post-apocalyptic franchise, though further details are slim right now. It turns out the latter guess was right. (more...)
Leaked screen protectors hint at Google Pixel 3 XL with notch design Leaked screen protectors hint at Google Pixel 3 XL with notch design
- May 30, 2018

Yesterday we shared a potentially huge Google leak that left people with mixed emotions. The Pixel 3, on the other hand, is expected house all these in a typical setup with the usual suspects like front camera et al on the top edge of the device. (more...)
PUBG takes legal action against Fortnite dev Epic Games for copyright infringement PUBG takes legal action against Fortnite dev Epic Games for copyright infringement
- May 30, 2018

We'll keep you posted as soon as we know more or the case progresses further. Behind the scenes, the two companies have an existing business relationship as PUBG is built on the Unreal gaming engine, which was developed by Epic Games . (more...)
Future iPhones may soon be able to unlock your house and vehicle Future iPhones may soon be able to unlock your house and vehicle
- May 30, 2018

According to The Information , Apple is going to reveal the new capabilities of NFC chip at the company's upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), which takes place from June 4 to June 8. For those uninitiated, the NFC (near-field communication) chip feature was added in the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S in 2014 to allow for contactless information exchanges and is limited to Apple Pay and mobile payments. (more...)
Shirt Or T-Shirt? Luxury Label Balenciaga Trolled For Bizarre Garment Shirt Or T-Shirt? Luxury Label Balenciaga Trolled For Bizarre Garment
- May 30, 2018

The T-shirt shirt is exactly what the name suggests: a long-sleeve button-front shirt attached to a T-shirt. Others felt straight-up empathy for the man who had to model the T-shirt shirt and imagined what he was thinking during the photo shoot. (more...)
Weezer have actually gone and covered Toto’s ‘Africa’ after online campaign Weezer have actually gone and covered Toto’s ‘Africa’ after online campaign
- May 30, 2018

It's pretty single-minded in its goal, and in this confusing modern landscape of smartphones, brain plasticity, Elon Musk and multitasking, we should respect that. The Twitter account Weezer Cover Africa By Toto has always been urging the band to release their take on the classic 1982 hit. Just let me enjoy this for a while. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 could rock 8GB RAM, 512GB storage
- May 30, 2018

The update will roll out to other countries as well depending on the location and carrier. Call recording seems to be rolling out in the United Kingdom on devices running this latest patch. For example, it's no surprise the feature is absent from the U.S. edition of the phone , given the practice of recording calls without permission is illegal. (more...)
Motorola One Power leak promises pure Android and iPhone X-inspired design Motorola One Power leak promises pure Android and iPhone X-inspired design
- May 30, 2018

There is no details when it will be launching but given the Moto Z3 Play announcement is imminent we would expect to hear more of it in the next few weeks. Gone is the circular element that earlier held the dual camera setup and the rear facing flash. Also visible is the Motorola "M" moniker in the centre that may or may not double as a fingerprint sensor. (more...)
Sony Days of Play 2018 Sale Offers Great Discounts On PS4 Sony Days of Play 2018 Sale Offers Great Discounts On PS4
- May 30, 2018

This 1TB slim system comes with an exclusive blue-and-gold design and a matching controller (the gold PlayStation symbols on the touchpad are a nice accent) or two matching controllers in the European version. While the regular $299 PS4 will not be seeing a discount, you will be able to grab Pro model for $50 off the regular $399 price. Want to get your hands on that limited-edition PS4? Other deals include some tasty bundle packages on the PS VR Starter Pack, coming with either the WipeOut ... (more...)
Apple Secretly Working On It's 'Star' Product Apple Secretly Working On It's 'Star' Product
- May 30, 2018

A handful of Apple employees apparently have their hands on these devices for testing, though we have yet to get our peepers on any leaked pics. Insiders believe that the device is a hybrid laptop and tablet. Last year, a Bloomberg report said cross-platform Mac and iOS apps will eventually be released. The Apple headquarters in Cupertino is supposed to have a new " star ". (more...)
Apparently There's Apparently There's "Shocking" Pokemon News Incoming This Week
- May 30, 2018

Here's everything we know about the game and everything we really want to see come June. Unfortunately, Oha Suta didn't share any additional details beyond this tease, so fans will just have to wait until May 31 to see exactly what kind of "shocking" Pokemon news the Japanese variety show has in store. (more...)
Apple rumored to use OLED displays for 2019 iPhones
- May 30, 2018

Two representatives for Apple in Asia didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. Apple may be giving its next batch of iPhones a major upgrade. If, however, Apple dives in completely, that could change the market drastically and quickly. OLED's victory of LCD technology is still not clear-cut. (more...)
GameStop Getting A The Legend Of Zelda New Nintendo 2DS XL GameStop Getting A The Legend Of Zelda New Nintendo 2DS XL
- May 30, 2018

I still believe that is one of the best 2D Zelda games ever made, so this is basically a no-brainer for people looking to jump into the 3DS family of systems and are fans of Zelda . Nintendo has revealed a GameStop-exclusive New Nintendo 2DS Model. With a new 2DS XL, users will be able to play any Nintendo 3DS game and most Nintendo DS games - just not in autostereoscopic 3D like the 3DS. (more...)
The new Nokia 5.1 gets a big display upgrade The new Nokia 5.1 gets a big display upgrade
- May 30, 2018

The most basic version comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage, which will be €139 (about $160, £120, AU$215). Nokia's minimalist design aesthetic is as plain as ever, and this phone also looks better for having the fingerprint scanner on the back this time around. (more...)
Street Fighter V Reveals Cody Travers in Brand New Trailer Street Fighter V Reveals Cody Travers in Brand New Trailer
- May 30, 2018

Cody was first introduced as one of the heroes of the original Final Fight , and debuted in the Street Fighter series in 1998 with Street Fighter Alpha 3. Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection also comes with an in-depth Museum Mode with never before seen concept art, early design documents, cancelled games, a music player, interactive timeline and more. (more...)
Battlefield V dev says its female characters are 'here to stay' Battlefield V dev says its female characters are 'here to stay'
- May 30, 2018

Despite the backlash, though, DICE is sticking to its guns, and has confirmed that female soldiers are staying in Battlefield V. This resulted in #notmybattlefield becoming a thing on Twitter following the game's reveal. Some people dislike the kinds of weapons being used in the trailer, or have pointed out that certain characters simply wouldn't be present in that particular area during the war. (more...)