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Technology E3 2017: Xbox One S Price Cut Announced, Starts Tomorrow
Author: 0 E3 2017: Xbox One S Price Cut Announced, Starts Tomorrow

Leading its lineup will be more details on the forthcoming Xbox console that's been dubbed " Project Scorpio ". Well, more than just that. All that sweet PS4 Pro hardware needs some good software support, right? In the meantime, we'll just have to wait and see when Microsoft's E3 conference comes around to see just what Microsoft has in store with these two new Xbox exclusive games.

Technology Google Pixel 2 could come with an 18:9 display
Author: 0 Google Pixel 2 could come with an 18:9 display

The company is expected to announce the new Pixel smartphone this fall. According to a listing from GFXBench , a popular benchmarking tool that all upcoming devices seem to go through, the Pixel XL 2 shares a few specifications with other 2017 flagships.

Technology Apple just made all your iPhone apps way less annoying
Author: 0 Apple just made all your iPhone apps way less annoying

Apple has rolled out another big update of App Store for its users across the world. So in iOS 11 , Apple is introducing not only a built-in review prompt API, but a rule saying that developers can't have a custom review prompt. Now, it's worth noting noting that some of the incentive for developers to constantly prompt for reviews has been taken away. Though the "game" didn't make it past Apple's reviewers, the app is now live in Google's Play Store where there are a handful of ...

Technology Bethesda's E3 Surprises Leaked Ahead of Time
Author: 0 Bethesda's E3 Surprises Leaked Ahead of Time

First spotted over r/PS4 and then noted by users on NeoGAF , a promoted post has all but confirmed the existence of The Evil Within 2 . Now available for preorder. Hope, Shinji Mikami addresses it in the sequel, The Evil Within 2 . The previously unannounced games will reportedly be the long-rumoured Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus from Machine Games and The Evil Within 2 from Tango Gameworks.

Technology Apple limiting how many review pop-ups apps can show
Author: 0 Apple limiting how many review pop-ups apps can show

Owing to the new update Apple will be able to grab more market in the app sector. However that's something that Apple wants to change and in the latest App Review guidelines that was updated this week, Apple will now be disallowing the use of custom prompts for app ratings.

Technology Top 10 Features You Need to Know About Apple's New iOS 11
Author: 0 Top 10 Features You Need to Know About Apple's New iOS 11

Well, in iOS 11, you'll be able to turn them off completely via a simple toggle in the Settings app. Based on the renders, including the one showcasing iOS 11, do you think Apple is on the right path? While this was a very clever way to present both new additions in one all-encompassing device, it also already hinted at the potential flaws that iOS 11 now has.

Technology AtGames Will Release Atari Flashback 8 This September
Author: 0 AtGames Will Release Atari Flashback 8 This September

The AtGames Flashback Zone (AFZ) has an all-star roster of classic publishing partners, including Atari, Sega, Taito, Warner Bros, Konami, BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment, and Activision , making it the definitive destination for classic gaming at major retailers everywhere.

Author: 0 Apple and Amazon confirm Prime Video is coming to Apple TV

Cook made the announcement during the company's Worldwide Developers Conference ( WWDC ) at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in California. It will utilise Apple music and Siri to do everything from play music to control other smart home appliances.

Technology Crunch Lose Game Four 3-2, Face Elimination Saturday
Author: 0 Crunch Lose Game Four 3-2, Face Elimination Saturday

Game 6 is Tuesday at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids. Before the period was over the Crunch got goals from Mathieu Brodeur, Byron Froese, Cory Conacher and Ben Thomas to lead 5-0. Pasquale went on to stop all 19 shots he faced. "I don't know if guys were nervous with the opportunity to win the Cup, but they were desperate and they deserved to win tonight".

Author: 0 Farmers hopeful for 'pro-farmer' decision amid CM Chouhan's indefinite fast

The opposition termed the CM's move a "drama" and criticised his "hypocrisy". "Even in this present agitation, he met the farmers' leader on June 4 and promised to resolve this problem". "This government is sensitive and stands with farmers.The first cabinet meeting of our government made a decision to waive farmers' loans and many more sops are on the anvil", BJP spokesperson Shalabh Mani Tripathi said.

Technology Apple product updates you missed at the WWDC
Author: 0 Apple product updates you missed at the WWDC

That has caused many to speculate that the company will announce new functions before its release. For instance, An Apple user can't command Siri to play music through Spotify, which implies Apple doesn't have a full understanding of what kind of music the user enjoys listening.

Technology IOS 11 Makes The iPad Feel More Like A Mac
Author: 0 IOS 11 Makes The iPad Feel More Like A Mac

Despite this, the overall size of the unit has only increased by 7pc. APPLE ON MONDAY kicked off its week-long WWDC event in San Jose, with Tim Cook and co taking to the stage to show off the firm's upcoming software and hardware releases.

Author: 0 Gear Thursday: Apple iMac 5K Retina 2017 first look

The company also says the keyboard of the new MacBook also received an upgrade to be more like the MacBook Pro , which means it should be more responsive. This technology allows the Apple Pencil to deliver a 20-second latency, performing in the best way that it can. "To round off Apple's Hardware was the debut of the new 10.5" iPad Pro.

Author: 0 Apple iPad Pro 10.5 preview: A new iPad brings new tricks

The latest operating system update from Apple features a number of new features, but in particular a number aimed at really "super-charging" the iPad for pro users, including a new dock, switching options, and a new app called Files. People considering an iPad upgrade may look to the attractive design of the new iPad Pro . Both will be available through Apple's online and retail stores, JB Hi-Fi and Harvey-Norman from next week.

Technology EA Announces Free-to-play Games At E3
Author: 0 EA Announces Free-to-play Games At E3

These games are available until June 18. You have 8 days to play as many EA Access titles as humanly possible. Xbox One owners will be able to get free access to the superb EA Access for just over a week if you're an Xbox Live Gold Member, a service that includes Dragon Age: Inquisition, Battlefield Hardline, Star Wars Battlefront , UFC 2 and many more.

Technology MacBook Air Update Is Barely An Update At All
Author: 0 MacBook Air Update Is Barely An Update At All

Its 27-inch Retina 5K display is gorgeous and will allow users to enjoy the ideal visual experience. The updated iMac features faster Kaby Lake processors up to 4.2 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.5 GHz and supports up to twice the memory as the previous generation.

Author: 0 Apple gives a sneak peek at its upcoming iMac Pro

First off, the iMac Pro starting price is not going to be cheap, coming in at $4,999USD. Apple just unveiled the iMac Pro on Monday. The newly introduced iMac is a beast, as we mentioned earlier. And for half-precision computation, ideal for machine learning, iMac Pro delivers up to an incredible 22 Teraflops of performance. The company's Mac revenue fell previous year, and while well received by many consumers, recent MacBook Pros have been criticised by some longtime Mac loyalists ...

Technology Apple Plans to 'Reinvent Home Music' With Its New HomePod Speaker
Author: 0 Apple Plans to 'Reinvent Home Music' With Its New HomePod Speaker

However, a recent statement from an Amazon exec holds that the HomePod is not such a big threat to the Echo family, as the products are "different philosophically" and should appeal to different tastes and needs. Another advantage the Google Home has for now is the ability to recognise multiple users, so more than one person can use the speaker. Apple has made a smart speaker, not an overall smart home device shaped like one.

Technology Sessions says he plans to testify before Senate intelligence panel
Author: 0 Sessions says he plans to testify before Senate intelligence panel

He hired one of the most respected lawyers in the Justice Department, Michael Dreeben. The rights group is also urging its followers to attend the hearings in Congress. Comey's recent testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, it is important that I have an opportunity to address these matters in the appropriate forum", Sessions said.

Technology IOS 11 will stop apps like Uber from constantly tracking your location
Author: 0 IOS 11 will stop apps like Uber from constantly tracking your location

The new OS gives iPads a redesigned dock at the bottom of the screen that acts more like the dock on an iMac. The feature will be available when the mobile operating system is released. The camera quality is upgraded by the iOS 11 , and the High-Efficiency Image Coding and the High-Efficiency Video Coding allows users to capture quality video with a smaller file size.

Technology Trump '100%' Willing To Testify About Comey Discussions
Author: 0 Trump '100%' Willing To Testify About Comey Discussions

Comey stop investigating anyone". Here's how this works in the case of Comey. When asked by a reporter if Trump asked Comey to drop the investigation into Flynn, he said: "I didn't say that". "You may have taken it as a direction, but that's not what he said", Risch said, pressing Comey. At a second meeting in February, Trump dismissed all other officials so he was again alone with Comey.

Technology Apple Gets Into The Smart Speaker Market With HomePod
Author: 0 Apple Gets Into The Smart Speaker Market With HomePod

The new product was unveiled during the company's Worldwide Developers Conference, where the company showcased some of the capabilities of the smart assistant, Mac World reports. Combined with Siri you'll be able to ask it to "play more from this band" or ask for more songs with the same guitarist and the like. That size offers room for a full-size keyboard, something the 9.7 inch model couldn't.

Author: 0 Apple New, Faster iMacs & MacBooks Plus macOS High Sierra

The new iPad Pro that Apple revealed at this week's WWDC in San Diego has been the talk of the town for the last few days. "Consumers will need to shell out $799 to purchase the basic 64GB version of the iPad Pro 12 .9", with $929 being charged for the base model featuring cellular connectivity.

Technology Apple CEO Tim Cook to address 2017 graduates at MIT
Author: 0 Apple CEO Tim Cook to address 2017 graduates at MIT

Describing a meeting he had with Pope Francis, Cook recalled the Pope saying, "Never has humanity had such power over itself, yet nothing ensures that it is used wisely". The Apple CEO took a swipe at Trump's infamous Twitter habits Friday, just a few hours after the president's latest rant about former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey.

Author: 0 Cavs avoid being swept away by Warriors, dominate play in Game 4

Did the Cavaliers unlock a strategy that could finally help them upend the superior Warriors? "So even when you're playing well, you got to play like A-plus plus, because they're going to make runs and they're going to make shots and they got guys that's going to make plays".

Technology There's no Office free ride on Apple's new 10.5-in. iPad Pro
Author: 0 There's no Office free ride on Apple's new 10.5-in. iPad Pro

With pre-orders underway, Best Buy states that if you pre-order the larger tablet , you will guarantee yourself a $ 50 gift card , while the smaller 10.5-inch iPad Pro will get you a $ 25 gift card . The case keypad doubles up as the display protector and connects using Apple's Smart Connector, and comes with three levels of brightness for backlighting.

Technology Apple to launch the 'most powerful Mac ever' later this year
Author: 0 Apple to launch the 'most powerful Mac ever' later this year

Prior to 2017, there was the MacBook , the MacBook Pro , the MacBook Air and the iMac. The latest version of macOS is High Sierra, and it while it doesn't reinvent the wheel, it has a lot of features we're looking forward to. That crowd has felt neglected the past few years, and cast side-eyes towards the Windows PC camp where computers have been updated with the latest processors and more importantly, heaps of memory, fast disks and powerful graphics cards.

Technology Apple upgrades thin and light MacBook
Author: 0 Apple upgrades thin and light MacBook

The high-end model has the new Touch Bar , which replaces the physical function keys with a touchscreen that displays digital keys and settings. The iOS 11 will be all about subtle changes, some artificial intelligence and a very clear advantage for iPad Pro devices.

Author: 0 Apple's Cheapest 13-inch MacBook Pro Is No Longer Available

The official announcement of the Apple's new iPad Pro , with two variants on sizes, has been made today. Meanwhile we want to hear from you on this debate. Although I know some people are excited for this transition, I find these ports extremely annoying. That was too much for the graphics card, which struggled to maintain over 15 frames per second.

Author: 0 MacBook, MacBook Pro iFixit teardown: same old, same old

Like the iPad Pro , the 12-inch MacBook lineup has had a polish of its specs, though we'd say there's nothing game-changing. I have, however, compiled some of my initial impressions regarding Apple's refreshed desktop and laptop line-up.

Technology Southgate calls for more clinical England after late Scotland drama
Author: 0 Southgate calls for more clinical England after late Scotland drama

The 114th meeting of global football's oldest foes was a naturally tense affair, with the hosts looking to keep their dreams of reaching Russian Federation alive as Gareth Southgate's men attempted to tighten their grip on top spot. For his part, the England manager did exactly that and responded well with the decision that put his side ahead. Griffiths felt Scotland had done themselves proud, despite not being able to hold on for what would have been a famous win.

Technology Siri speaker, iOS 11 likely to be unveiled
Author: 0 Siri speaker, iOS 11 likely to be unveiled

Priced at $349 (USD), it's decidedly more expensive than competing home assistant devices from Amazon and Google, but it's clear that Apple is touting HomePod's sound quality as a big selling point, so it could provide some serious competition to devices like the ones from Sonos.

Author: 0 New 10.5 inch iPad Pro announced

It's a six-core chip paired to a 12-core graphics processor, says TrustedReviews , resulting in a 30 per cent processing boost over the first generation iPad Pro and a 40 per cent jump in graphical performance. Yes, Microsoft's Surface Pro lineup have seen solid sales, but many owners choose to purchase the tablet with its optional Type Cover, which means it's more of a laptop than a tablet .

Author: 0 Apple to update iOS to prevent distracted driving accidents

There's a bit of work you'll need to do to set it up, but once it's there, you can record your iOS device's display to show off your gaming skills, or capture a random bug that keeps occurring. One thing that has made the super music obsessive wary of iOS is the lack of FLAC support. iOS 11 will deliver "the biggest AR platform in the world", Craig Federighi, Apple's senior vice president of software engineering, said Monday in a statement.

Technology Cavaliers top Warriors to stay alive in NBA Finals
Author: 0 Cavaliers top Warriors to stay alive in NBA Finals

Brooklyn also dropped 81 in the first two quarters against Philadelphia on April 4, and Golden State had 80 at the break twice - against the Lakers on November 23 and in on December 5. James' action didn't go unnoticed for some of the Warriors' players. Part of the ticket money is going to charity. However, an incident may prevent him from playing in the upcoming game, an "unnatural act" that gave Draymond Green a one-game suspension in the NBA Finals 2016.

Author: 0 NBA Live 18 Officially Revealed

You will be able to try a number of modes, including "The One" and your progress in any mode will carry over to the full game when it launches. Rucker Park and a bunch of other real-world street courts will be featuring in NBA Live 18 . During its EA Play event today, EA formally announced that the NBA Live series will be making its return later this year with NBA Live 18 . iDigitalTimes will be at E3 2017 so keep coming back for more information on NBA Live 18 as we get it.

Technology Siri Speaker, HomePod, Release Date: Apple Announces December Launch
Author: 0 Siri Speaker, HomePod, Release Date: Apple Announces December Launch

The Google Home and Amazon Echo are both priced below that but we still don't know the sound differences and capabilities between them. The firm says HomePod is a breakthrough wireless speaker for the home that delivers awesome audio quality and uses spatial awareness to sense its location in a room and automatically adjust the audio.

Author: 0 Apple's new iOS update won't allow use of phone while driving

Apple made several announcements while introducing iOS 11 at WWDC 2017 earlier this week, but as you might expect, due to the large scope of changes made to the mobile platform, some didn't make the cut to the keynote. Pretty much the only thing you need to do is hold your iPhone or iPad up to the other device that requires the password and it will instantly transfer the password to that other device.

Technology Need For Speed: Payback looks to capitalize on 'Fast and the Furious'
Author: 0 Need For Speed: Payback looks to capitalize on 'Fast and the Furious'

Here's what you need to know. For the first time in years, Need for Speed looks fantastic. When it comes to visual and performance customisations, NFS Payback will have a lot more than some previous games. While you are driving you have two other characters helping you out with directions and a game plan. The footage showed the player chasing a truck that contains a stolen vehicle.

Technology Apple's new 10.5-inch iPad Pro may be the Goldilocks of tablets
Author: 0 Apple's new 10.5-inch iPad Pro may be the Goldilocks of tablets

New iOS 11 features will allow you to get more out of the iPad too. The company are also talking up the new full-sized Smart Keyboard and reworked Apple Pencil as the flawless accessories for the iPad Pro, saying they bring "breakthrough levels of precision and utility" to the overall package.

Technology New iPhone 8 renders show off running iOS 11 and design
Author: 0 New iPhone 8 renders show off running iOS 11 and design

The folks at iDrop News claim that the renders "are almost identical to the actual device and operating system set to debut this fall". The TouchID on the iPhone X also seems to be merged in the OLED display itself and the report claims that it, "will feature Touch ID technology built into the front-facing glass" However, the sources on the Reddit thread did say that Apple tested a design with the TouchID built right into the glass but was abandoned after the success ratio was found to ...

Author: 0 Apple's HomePod is coming. What to know about smart speakers

HomePod is created to work with an Apple Music subscription for access to over 40 million songs; it provides deep knowledge of personal music preferences and tastes and helps users discover new music. The HomePod starts shipping in December and costs $349. Neither Echo and Google Home are excellent speakers, in fact, audio quality is perhaps both's greatest weakness.

Technology Apple pushing macOS devs to release 64-bit apps
Author: 0 Apple pushing macOS devs to release 64-bit apps

A persistent, always available dock has been provided in iOS 11 that'll allow you to switch apps easily with a touch. A developer beta version of iOS 11 was released yesterday. Head over to Settings iTunes & App Stores scroll down to the bottom, where you can find Offload Unused Apps option, just toggle the button to disable the feature.

Author: 0 IOS 11 Camera App Recognizes QR Codes

When you've ready through the agreement, click Accept to move on. If an app has been delisted, hasn't been updated in years, or if the developer itself has said there are no plans to update it, then you might need to find something to take its place.

Author: 0 How to Sign Up for iOS 11 Public Beta

Then he introduced multitasking through the new app switcher. "There's a lot of stuff that's being demoed out there by other companies, but here they're actually providing us with the tools", said Max Goedjen, a software developer for the Walt Disney Co.

Technology Apple launches new iPad Pros with HDR screens
Author: 0 Apple launches new iPad Pros with HDR screens

Plus even more screen protectors here . "The price tag is notably higher than both Amazon and Google's smart home offerings", he pointed out, "and while it will no doubt appeal to Apple fans, there is little to suggest - at least from the initial details - that this will directly compete against those Echo and Home devices".