IT&Software


Marvel Powers United VR Adds Black Panther to Roster
- July 01, 2018

Not only that, but Black Panther has been unveiled as a new playable character for the game. "As the Black Panther , T'Challa uses an advanced Vibranium-powered suit to protect his home and join his allies when they are in need of his assistance", the company's press release notes. (more...)
Kylie Jenner, Kanye West among most 'influential' people on Internet Kylie Jenner, Kanye West among most 'influential' people on Internet
- July 01, 2018

In March 2018, Rihanna posted an Instagram story denouncing an ad that appeared on Snapchat that used her image to make light of domestic violence, of which she is a survivor. He received a lot of backlash, although he still remains very influential among his devoted fans that backed his album "Ye" to number one on the Billboard charts. (more...)
Red variant of OnePlus 6 could be arriving on July 2
- July 01, 2018

The company takes a hands-on approach with its upcoming gadgets, choosing to use the media directly by teasing specifications and features. So in all likelihood, a red OnePlus 6 is coming, and it's coming very soon - you'll see "July 2" towards the end of the video, so it's reasonable to assume the launch is set for next week (coming Monday). (more...)
Judge halves Facebook's Zenimax payout to $250m in Oculus dispute Judge halves Facebook's Zenimax payout to $250m in Oculus dispute
- July 01, 2018

ZeniMax sued Facebook in 2014 after Id Software co-founder John Carmack joined Oculus as its chief technology officer. In addition to the favorable reduction of fees awarded by Judge Kinkeade to Oculus, he also rejected the demands by ZeniMax to halt all sales of the VR headsets. (more...)
Fortnite Playground LTM Out Now, iOS Version Gets Low Power Mode Fortnite Playground LTM Out Now, iOS Version Gets Low Power Mode
- June 30, 2018

Find out what the game delivered with the latest patch here. We'll update as and when we hear back. You can't patent an idea, just the execution of it. The two games are some of the most popular in the world, though PUBG is starting to fall from grace as the cartoonish Fortnite takes over. One of the most notable is the ability to drop map markers, which appear as colored pillars of light above the land. (more...)
Facebook halts production of drones for internet delivery Facebook halts production of drones for internet delivery
- June 30, 2018

The aircraft had solar cells so that it can stay suspended in the air using solar power instead of fossil fuel. However, it is not going to cover up that the drone development process of Facebook was a little on a rocky surface. Maguire said in the blog post, "HAPS connectivity requires more than just an aircraft". In combination with the runway challenges for which they are expecting to utilize the fledgling spaceport of Virgin Galactic but had only dirt in their hands and the Aquila ... (more...)
Amazon unveils Fire HD 10 Kids Edition and Show Mode docks Amazon unveils Fire HD 10 Kids Edition and Show Mode docks
- June 30, 2018

In addition to the free software update , Amazon also said that it's launching a Show Mode Charging Dock for the tablets. The Fire HD 10 Kids Edition will be Amazon's largest and fastest tablet for kids, according to the company. The docking station doesn't have an external microphone or speaker so only the tablet's internals will be used to power this experience. It comes with a case and adjustable stand-just place your Fire tablet in the case and drop it into the stand; magnets on the ... (more...)
Warner Bros. responds to Bethesda Fallout Shelter lawsuit Warner Bros. responds to Bethesda Fallout Shelter lawsuit
- June 30, 2018

As one of the world's leading creators of intellectual property , including the ground-breaking television series Westworld , Warner Bros . has a deep respect for intellectual property rights. It walks viewers through the game's crafting and building mechanics known as C.A.M.P., for the Construction and Assembly Mobile Platform they'll use to survive in the post-apocalyptic West Virginia wilderness. (more...)
NES Classic: Nintendo console is re-released for gamers to buy NES Classic: Nintendo console is re-released for gamers to buy
- June 30, 2018

The NES Classic Edition is available on Amazon's website , as well as in Amazon Books stores around the country. The company first brought back the NES Classic console two years ago, and the product turned into an unexpected success. (more...)
Google Maps now shows when there's road work on your way home Google Maps now shows when there's road work on your way home
- June 30, 2018

For example, Waze will tell you where "smokey" or the "popo" are hiding out with their radar guns on and their ticket books open. In fact, some Google Maps users on Android have already spotted incident report prompts, which will instantly remind you of Waze. (more...)
WhatsApp for iOS adds new features for group administrators WhatsApp for iOS adds new features for group administrators
- June 30, 2018

With the most recent update, administrators of a group could no longer remove the group's creator. This setting is rolling out to all users globally on the latest supported versions of the app respectively. WhatsApp will hide the chat text input bar, alerting the user that a message can not be sent. The "Send Messages" feature is a useful addition that can remove group clutter. (more...)
Qualcomm Announces QCC3026 Bluetooth Audio SoC Promising Truly Wire-Free Listening Experience Qualcomm Announces QCC3026 Bluetooth Audio SoC Promising Truly Wire-Free Listening Experience
- June 30, 2018

Qualcomm , the chipmaker today introduced the QCC3026, which is a flash-programmable Bluetooth Audio System-on-Chip (SoC) that is created to reduce power consumption by up to 50% compared to previous generation entry-level flash devices. Obviously, Oppo's offering will also lack the seamless pairing and set up that the W1 chip provides Apple users. As is the case with other wireless headsets, this one also comes with a built-in battery that is claimed to deliver up to four hours of ... (more...)
Microsoft Working on Dual-Display 'Pocketable' Surface Device for 2018 Release Microsoft Working on Dual-Display 'Pocketable' Surface Device for 2018 Release
- June 30, 2018

Andromeda has appeared repeatedly in reports from other publications and even patents from Microsoft, but on Friday, more evidence surface in the form of an internal document obtained by The Verge . The project has been in development for a couple of years now, and it's meant to be a versatile product that will build upon the Windows Phone/Mobile vision that Microsoft was basically forced to abandon due to a lack of third-party developer support . (more...)
Nationwide Comcast service outage: It's not just you Nationwide Comcast service outage: It's not just you
- June 30, 2018

On Twitter , Comcast has told customers they are "working to restore service". None of the impacted companies have yet to acknowledge the original cause of the problems. The outage affects internet, cable, and voice phone services for residential and business customers across the U.S., according to Comcast's customer service team on Twitter. (more...)
Apple Is Rebuilding Maps From the Ground-Up Apple Is Rebuilding Maps From the Ground-Up
- June 30, 2018

If you've ever used Apple Maps to get around, you'll know it often falls short of rival apps. Cue says the new maps infrastructure will allow Apple to address road work and corrections much faster than the current version. It's a sign of just how important location data is, not only to simple navigation between A and B, but for localized services in apps and more. By using that data, however, Apple will be able to gather real-time information on road conditions, road systems, new ... (more...)
Motorola event: A new Android One phone cometh!
- June 30, 2018

It seems that Google is all set to include the Moto Z3 Play to the list of non-Pixel devices with Android P Beta. When first revealed, the Motorola One Power was notable as it was clear the company was returning to using the Motorola branding for the first time in a long time. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Specifications, Key Features Detailed in Hands-On Coverage Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Specifications, Key Features Detailed in Hands-On Coverage
- June 30, 2018

The dual rear cameras are located horizontally, with the fingerprint sensor being below them. In all other markets, the smartphone could be offered with a new Exynos chipset, which could be a faster version of the Exynos 9810 found on Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. (more...)
OnePlus has good news for older OnePlus phone users OnePlus has good news for older OnePlus phone users
- June 30, 2018

The software updates start from the day the phone is released, coming with new software features, Android updates, and security patches on a bimonthly basis. Beta testers will be migrated to a stable version at the beginning of July. OnePlus were one of the chosen partners that saw inclusion in the Android P Developer Preview as the first time Google has widened the availability of new firmware beyond Pixel devices. (more...)
SD Ultra Capacity means 128TB SD Cards may soon be a reality SD Ultra Capacity means 128TB SD Cards may soon be a reality
- June 29, 2018

The SD Association's President spoke about they feel these new innovations mean for SD cards stating, " With SD Express we're offering an entirely new level of memory card with faster protocols turning cards into a removable SSD ,". To be very clear, this doesn't mean that 128TB SD cards are coming any time soon. United Kingdom company Integral Memory has just announced the world's highest capacity microSD card. (more...)
Samsung will reveal Galaxy Note 9 at August 9 event Samsung will reveal Galaxy Note 9 at August 9 event
- June 29, 2018

But it does promise a Samsung Galaxy announcement, and it prominently features either a close-up of the S Pen, the Note's signature stylus , or a button on the side of what looks like a smartphone. The phone is expected to pack a larger 4000mAh battery. The US version of the phone will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset, while a global edition will be powered by the latest version of Samsung's own Exynos processor. (more...)
New McLaren 600LT (Longtail) Revealed New McLaren 600LT (Longtail) Revealed
- June 29, 2018

A 600LT-specific set of Pirelli P-Zero Trofeo R tires will likely offer better grip for even better on-track prowess. McLaren's new Sport Series supercar is the fourth to bear the Longtail name, following the 675LT Coupe , 675LT Spider , and the legendary McLaren F1 GTR LT racecar from the late '90s. (more...)
Yo-Kai Watch Blasters heading to 3DS this September
- June 29, 2018

As you tackle missions, befriend new Yo-kai to amplify your team's awesomeness. Originally released in Japan back in 2015 with the less-lawyer friendly "Busters" subtitle, the game takes the environments and Yo-Kai of the mainline series and puts them in a more action-packed adventure. (more...)
Games With Gold for July include Splinter Cell Conviction, Death Squared, more Games With Gold for July include Splinter Cell Conviction, Death Squared, more
- June 29, 2018

Plus, Smite will still be available for free on Xbox One until July 15! Thanks to backwards compatibility, those Xbox 360 titles are playable on Xbox One as well. It's available for free July 1-15. Splinter Cell: Conviction came out back in 2010 and has players once again assume the role of Sam Fisher, who's on a mission to find out who killed his daughter. (more...)
Fortnite Week 9 challenge: Follow the treasure map found in Haunted Hills Fortnite Week 9 challenge: Follow the treasure map found in Haunted Hills
- June 29, 2018

The leveling up process can be sped up significantly by completing weekly challenges, which range from following treasure maps to earning kills with various weapons or eliminating a specific number of opponents in a location. The Week 9 Fortnite Battle Pass Challenges are here, and as all Fortnite players will have come to expect by now, there's a treasure hunt to complete. (more...)
When is the Fortnite Playground LTM coming back? When is the Fortnite Playground LTM coming back?
- June 29, 2018

MrPopoTFS on Reddit (a developer at the game ) has clarified when we can see an update for Playground mode hit. If you've been keeping track of Fortnite in recent months, you know that Epic Games likes to keep the game fresh by permanently altering the map with massive, explosive events. (more...)