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Lost Nintendo Arcade Game Sky Skipper Releasing In July Lost Nintendo Arcade Game Sky Skipper Releasing In July
- June 15, 2018

There was one copy left in North America before now. James also confirmed that Shigeru Miyamoto did the cabinet art for the Sky Skipper original cabinets. Please enjoy the masterpiece that built a generation for video games. Switch owners can play a hunk chunk of the Mega Man library in Mega Man Legacy Collection as well as play several previously elusive titles in the Arcade Archives series. (more...)
Google makes G Suite's App Maker generally available Google makes G Suite's App Maker generally available
- June 15, 2018

The overall idea here is to help virtually anybody in an organization - including those with little to no coding experience - to build their own line-of-business apps based on data that's already stored in G Suite, Google's Cloud SQL database or any other database that supports JDBC or that offers a REST API (that that's obviously a bit more of an advanced operation). (more...)
Tim Cook reveals that all employees at Apple Park have standing desks Tim Cook reveals that all employees at Apple Park have standing desks
- June 15, 2018

Months after Apple Park came in the headlines for causing some trouble for several employees due to its crystal-clear glass walls, the corporate headquarters of the iPhone maker was now revealed to have standing desks for all employees, letting them easily switch between sitting and standing. (more...)
Volvo teases new S60 Volvo teases new S60
- June 15, 2018

The vehicle also appears to have a Polestar Engineered badge, hinting at the new flagship variant powered by a 415-horsepower plug-in hybrid T8 Twin Engine configuration. There's also an upgrade for the powertrain - boosting combined outputs to 415hp (309kW ) and 670Nm, up from 400hp (298kW) and 640Nm. Fuel consumption, emissions-neutral performance and automatic gear selection are also said to be improved with the upgrades. (more...)
Vivo Nex with truly bezel-less display, pop-up selfie camera launched Vivo Nex with truly bezel-less display, pop-up selfie camera launched
- June 15, 2018

All those moving parts might look like something waiting to break at a moment's notice, but as Vivo explained when the NEX was announced, the system that it's using is rated to move the front-facing camera up to 50,000 times and lift up to 500-grams of weight. (more...)
How to follow Fortnite's Pleasant Park treasure map in this week's challenge
- June 15, 2018

Let's just skip past finding the actual treasure map in Pleasant Park because no one actually needs it. Working out the clues yourself is likely a more satisfying experience than simply being given the answer, but if you're anything like me, you've got other challenges to complete and more loot to earn! Grab them when they pop up, and then start swinging that pick axe for the "Deal damage with a pickaxe to opponents" challenge while you're there. (more...)
The all-electric Porsche Mission E is now Porsche Taycan The all-electric Porsche Mission E is now Porsche Taycan
- June 15, 2018

Maximum range? More than 500 km, Porsche claims. The car's name roughly translates to "lively young horse" or "spirited young horse". "Our new electric sports auto is strong and dependable; it's a vehicle that can consistently cover long distances and that epitomises freedom", said Oliver Blume, Chairman of the Executive Board of Porsche AG. (more...)
E3 2018: Starlink: Battle for Atlas Gets Star Fox for Nintendo Switch E3 2018: Starlink: Battle for Atlas Gets Star Fox for Nintendo Switch
- June 15, 2018

Star Fox comes to Starlink: Battle for Atlas with exclusive add-on content featuring Fox McCloud, Arwing, and bonus missions! Fox McCloud and the Arwing toy will come bundled in the Nintendo Switch starter pack alongside a bunch of weapons and extra goodies. (more...)
Assassin's Creed Odyssey Gameplay Preview from E3 Assassin's Creed Odyssey Gameplay Preview from E3
- June 15, 2018

As a male or female character, players can now direct the flow of conversations, experience the consequences of choices they made in terms of personal reputation and geopolitical events, and enter into companion relationships, as seen in an extended Gameplay Walkthrough Trailer . (more...)
Fallout 76 Will Eventually Get Mod Support, Just Not At Launch Fallout 76 Will Eventually Get Mod Support, Just Not At Launch
- June 15, 2018

Instead, he bought it himself from the website with a good name: Soul Revolver . In Fallout 76 , there'll be something similar at play. Though Bethesda is known for its single-player games, " Fallout 76 " will be entirely online. Bethesda hasn't outlined how it plans to approach mods in Fallout 76 . The Herald-Dispatch reports Director and Executive Producer Todd Howard announced " Fallout 76 " Sunday at the Xbox Microsoft E3 2018. (more...)
E3 2018: A Brutal Look at The Last of Us Part 2 E3 2018: A Brutal Look at The Last of Us Part 2
- June 15, 2018

Of the two of them, Joel was the rock in the relationship, and Ellie was the reluctant one coming up in the world. It seems like it's something Naughty Dog's eager to repeat: "We like that at times you're not in line with the character", he concluded. (more...)
Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 announced, goes on sale June 24 Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 announced, goes on sale June 24
- June 15, 2018

As far as the design is concerned, Samsung hasn't really made any changes to the Chromebook Plus V2 so it looks quite similar to its predecessor, not that it's something that would deter you from purchasing this Chromebook. "Today's consumers want to be able to maximize their communication while also expressing their creativity wherever they are, and the new Samsung Chromebook Plus fulfills that need", said Alanna Cotton, Senior Vice President and General Manager at Samsung ... (more...)
The OnePlus 6 is the fastest selling smartphone in the company’s history The OnePlus 6 is the fastest selling smartphone in the company’s history
- June 15, 2018

Starting at $529, the OnePlus 6 is far more affordable than flagships from mainstays like Apple and Samsung that command hundreds of dollars more but how does that translate as it relates to sales? Previously, OnePlus's benchmark for that goal was three months, with both the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T earning that trophy. (more...)
Microsoft To ‘Heavily Redesign’ Surface Pro 6, Due Next Year Microsoft To ‘Heavily Redesign’ Surface Pro 6, Due Next Year
- June 15, 2018

For starters, there's Libra, which Sams believes to be a code-name for a low-priced Surface tablet that Bloomberg reported on earlier this year. It's worth pointing out that a refresh doesn't have to be a next-gen product and could simply be called the Surface Pro with Intel 8th Generation or something similarly long and confusing. (more...)
Samsung’s Foldable Smartphone Could Cost $2,000 Samsung’s Foldable Smartphone Could Cost $2,000
- June 15, 2018

Since the Galaxy Note 9 is rumored to arrive August 9, Samsung could well launch the two devices at the same time. That was previous year and still nothing. Lenovo-Motorola is also working on a foldable smartphone . The past year Apple flagship is available at $999, and even ZTE Axon M foldable smartphone stands nowhere near that price. (more...)
Adorable moment of bear jumping with little boy at the zoo Adorable moment of bear jumping with little boy at the zoo
- June 15, 2018

Glad to see these two are enjoying the "bear" necessities! On Tuesday afternoon, Patrick says Ian started jumping at one of the bears when it got in the water; that's when the bear came over to the glass and started jumping too! Incredibly enough, the "copycat" bear made his way over to the glass and started jumping along with him. (more...)
E3 2018: Black Ops 4 Changes How Call Of Duty Releases DLC E3 2018: Black Ops 4 Changes How Call Of Duty Releases DLC
- June 15, 2018

By getting the " Black Ops 4 Pass", players can unlock a host of new content, but the way it's been handled hasn't gone down well. No, what Activision is being accused of is community-splitting, and it's all thanks to the 12 multiplayer maps that they offer with the DLC pass . (more...)
No More Training Wheels? Google Pixelbook May Soon Run Windows 10 No More Training Wheels? Google Pixelbook May Soon Run Windows 10
- June 14, 2018

Google's Pixelbook is some handsome, well-built hardware, but its use of Chrome OS means that for many people, it will be too limited to be useful. What do you think about Windows 10 on the Pixelbook? There's no way to tell when or if the Pixelbook will receive Windows 10 certification. It's well within reason that Google could withhold the project from public release. (more...)
E3 2018: Sony Responds To Anger Over Fortnite Cross-Play Block
- June 14, 2018

Like other Fortnite starter packs, this newest one comes with a some in-game loot to get you started if you want to go into the battle royale game looking like you know what you're doing. While Yoshi was absent as a playable game at E3 2018 , Nintendo definitely still has some strong titles to support the Switch in 2018, with Super Smash Bros . (more...)
"Huawei Mate 20 To Feature 6.9" Samsung AMOLED Screen
- June 14, 2018

But remains unclear what smartphone the company might come up with. The phones that are getting a lot of web space are the iPhone X Plus, a larger version to the 2017 iPhone X and the 2018 Samsung Galaxy Note 9 , the successor to the Galaxy Note 8. (more...)
Resident Evil 2 gameplay shows a guy getting ripped in half Resident Evil 2 gameplay shows a guy getting ripped in half
- June 14, 2018

Unfortunately, though, this is off-screen footage, though it will give you an idea of what you can expect from this upcoming remake of Resident Evil 2 . Next year, Resident Evil fans will get the chance to venture inside Raccoon City again. Resident Evil 2 will launch on January 25, 2019 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. (more...)
Minecraft: Story Mode is coming to Netflix Minecraft: Story Mode is coming to Netflix
- June 14, 2018

According to the anonymous source, gamers will be able to play these Netflix games using any standard television remote that has directional inputs. "Our partnership with Netflix is something we're incredibly proud of, and while we don't have anything more to share right now, we're excited to reveal details on these projects later in the year". (more...)
Rick and Morty’s Justin Roiland has another weird game headed for PSVR Rick and Morty’s Justin Roiland has another weird game headed for PSVR
- June 14, 2018

The game will launch on PlayStation 4 in early 2019 , and if you have a PSVR headset you can even enjoy the adventure in virTrover reality. The description says. Roiland doesn't exactly seem like he's masking his Morty voice here, so if you squint your eyes you could probably convince yourself that you're watching a particularly interactive version of the show. (more...)
Child in rehab after getting so addicted to Fortnite she wet herself Child in rehab after getting so addicted to Fortnite she wet herself
- June 14, 2018

The Mirror reports a United Kingdom couple originally bought their daughter an Xbox in January, and it wasn't long before they noticed the girl was becoming obsessed with the game that has been downloaded millions of times around the world. (more...)
Net Neutrality Repeal Goes Into Effect Net Neutrality Repeal Goes Into Effect
- June 13, 2018

The original rules laid out a regulatory plan that addressed a rapidly changing internet. Without Net Neutrality, internet providers can pick and choose which sites they grant access to and at which speeds, opening the door to censorship. (more...)