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YouTube Music Officially Available to All Today, YouTube Premium Too
- June 18, 2018

Google thinks it's cooked up just the thing for you. The current YouTube Music country list includes the US, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, South Korea, Austria, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Russia, Spain, Sweden, and the UK. (more...)
Google’s VR180 Creator simplifies VR video editing Google’s VR180 Creator simplifies VR video editing
- June 18, 2018

If this type of footage is something you're looking to capture, note that a Lenovo Mirage camera costs $300, now available on B&H Photo . You can download the tool here. VR180 Creator now offers two features for VR videos. The second feature- Prepare for Publishing- will re-inject VR180 metadata to enable 2D/VR viewing on Google Photos or YouTube. (more...)
Microsoft acquires Flipgrid to bring video-based social learning to everyone Microsoft acquires Flipgrid to bring video-based social learning to everyone
- June 18, 2018

The Minneapolis, Minn. -based company was founded in 2015. Financial terms of the deal weren't disclosed. That's pretty wonderful: Previously, Flipgrid charged about $65 per year for each educator and $1000 per year for each school that used the service. (more...)
Kill La Kill The Game Revealed Kill La Kill The Game Revealed
- June 18, 2018

More news has been promised to be shared at Anime Expo 2018, which takes place in Los Angeles Thursday 5th - Sunday 8th July. Just the brief frames of the two rivals slashing at each other look more well-done that typical anime fighters. Kill la Kill , praised for its brilliant comedy, incredible action sequences and gorgeous art style, follows Ryuko Matoi as she searches for her father's murderer. (more...)
Apple's iOS 12 will automatically share location data with 911 responders Apple's iOS 12 will automatically share location data with 911 responders
- June 18, 2018

Apple first launched a version of this service, called HELO (Hybridized Emergency Location), back in 2015. The firm offers an iPhone app called RapidSOS Haven today that iPhone users can install to use to share precise location data with emergency services, and iOS 12 will automatically include its benefits for free for users in the United States - without installing an additional app. (more...)
In Korea suddenly resumed sales of the iPhone 3GS for $50 In Korea suddenly resumed sales of the iPhone 3GS for $50
- June 18, 2018

The phone, which Apple introduced in 2009, will retail for a mere $40. But now nearly nine years after it was first shown, the iPhone 3GS is going on sale again in limited quantities and in South Korea. And what better than banking on the popularity of iPhone and the current trend of buying retro products. The telecom operator has announced that will sell this shipment of new-in-box iPhone 3GS units at a price of 44,000 won in South Korea which roughly translates to Rs 2,800. (more...)
Galaxy Note 9 might have a variant with 512GB internal storage
- June 18, 2018

While there's nothing concrete to support the existence of a 512GB Note 9, Samsung started mass production of 512GB UFS chips late past year so it's not entirely impossible the Galaxy Note 9 specs would include 512GB of internal storage. The volume rocker, as well as the power button, has been placed on the left side and towards the right, there's the dedicated Bixby button. On the back, one of the major change is the placement of the fingerprint scanner. (more...)
OnePlus 6 goes on sale today; here’s everything you should know OnePlus 6 goes on sale today; here’s everything you should know
- June 18, 2018

OnePlus claims that an all-glass design allows better wireless reception and it doesn't really compromise phone's durability. However, not everyone is a fan of it, and for those OxygenOS on OnePlus 6 offers the ability to simulate a bezel for hiding the notch . (more...)
Details of the OPPO Find X revealed Details of the OPPO Find X revealed
- June 18, 2018

And now, the company has released a new teaser of the Oppo Find X in collaboration with FIFA Football world cup 2018, which hints that the Oppo Find X will have the highest screen to body ratio that we have seen on any Oppo smartphone to date. (more...)
Erosion of immigrant protections began with Trump inaugural Erosion of immigrant protections began with Trump inaugural
- June 18, 2018

Collins and Republican Senator Jeff Flake sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security asking questions about the family separation policy, but it focused only on those who are seeking asylum. Ted Cruz, said the process of separating families is 'inhumane'. But neither bill has much hope of securing enough support in the Republican-controlled Congress, let alone surviving Trump's veto pen. (more...)
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 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...)