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Technology Square Enix E3 2018: The Quiet Man
Author: 0 Square Enix E3 2018: The Quiet Man

Between all the titles we already know about and any potential surprises, this should be a fun event. The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit , a new game in the Life is odd universe, and the Xbox version of Nier: Automata were also announced yesterday, stripping today's presentations of any real excitement.

Technology Ghost of Tsushima release date: Gameplay trailer revealed - E3 2018 Sony highlights
Author: 0 Ghost of Tsushima release date: Gameplay trailer revealed - E3 2018 Sony highlights

Due to its fantastic gameplay and awesome mechanics, it seems the game will provide us with many thrills and excitement. If you missed it yesterday, a separate seven-minute gameplay trailer debuted at Sony's E3 2018 press conference. Electro was the cause of all the commotion, releasing loads of criminals that attacked Spidey for some very Batman: Arkham-esque combat. Those four join Mister Negative as five villains in our game cooperating with the mysterious sixth villain that ...

Technology Microsoft Acquires 5 Game Studios, Touts Diverse E3 Software Lineup
Author: 0 Microsoft Acquires 5 Game Studios, Touts Diverse E3 Software Lineup

MICROSOFT HAS SUCKED up a clutch of game studios , created a brand new studio called " The Initiative ", and expanded its game streaming service in a bid to stick two fingers up at Sony's PlayStation 4. Microsoft says that you will, on average, be able to jump into your new game twice as fast as you did previously on the same net connection. Spencer said his team is " deep into architecting the next Xbox " in a commitment to console gaming at a time when mobile and personal computer ...

Technology Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Release Date Set for December
Author: 0 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Release Date Set for December

The graphics and lighting have noticeably been improved over past games in the Super Smash Bros . franchise, of course, but gameplay tweaks are where Ultimate shines. Guess who is coming to Nintendo Switch next year and not as a spin-off title? And now for the goods: Here's where you can pre-order Super Smash Bros .

Technology After teasing a name change, IHOP says
Author: 0 After teasing a name change, IHOP says "b" is for burgers

Haley added that "we've pancaked pancakes for 60 years now so it's the ideal time to start burgerin" burgers, and we're kicking it off by flipping the "p" in IHOP to a "b' for burgers". And Red Robin, which doesn't have a breakfast menu, teased: "We're as serious about pancakes as IHOb is about burgers". "I just love IHOP for its breakfast", said customer Doreen Sharir at a half- full eatery on East 14th Street early Monday afternoon.

Technology House vote still looms at Net Neutrality comes to an end
Author: 0 House vote still looms at Net Neutrality comes to an end

Under those regulations, introduced in 2015 and which expired on Monday, internet providers had been required to treat all websites fairly, preventing them from charging more for so-called "fast lanes" and blocking traffic to others. Generally, yes. The major broadband providers - AT&T , Comcast , and Verizon - have all said they won't block access to particular internet sites or services, even those that compete against their own offerings.

Technology Sea of Solitude is About The Monstrous Effects of Being Lonely
Author: 0 Sea of Solitude is About The Monstrous Effects of Being Lonely

Gameplay-wise, there's quite a bit we don't know about Sea of Solitude . CEO of Jo-Mei and creator of Sea of Solitude , Cornelia Geppert has said this is a game " about monsters and loneliness ". It features the protagonist Kay and her struggle to find companions in a desolate, water-logged city. What we can tell you is that Sea of Solitude is now scheduled to be released in 2019 for what we assume will be all major platforms.

Technology [H]ardOCP: Few Are Pleased at EA’s Latest Take on Command & Conquer
Author: 0 [H]ardOCP: Few Are Pleased at EA’s Latest Take on Command & Conquer

Featuring multiple lanes and some very familiar RTS elements, the title promises very tense action that has familiar units battling for control over the map. The game is now in pre-alpha, but EA is is offering Android users the ability to try out the pre-alpha before the game officially launches. Official news for the game is available on the game's Twitter @cncrivals .

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Babylon's Fall is also new. The entire showcase only lasted for about 30 minutes, and it mostly featured stuff that we were already expecting (such as Shadow of the Tomb Raider and Kingdom Hearts 3 ). Just Cause 4 is a showcase for Avalanche's latest upgrade to the studio's open world Apex engine. The December 8 release date does seem to suggest a very optimistic view of its chances though.

Technology EA Shows off Battlefield V: Will Bring Battle Royale To WW II
Author: 0 EA Shows off Battlefield V: Will Bring Battle Royale To WW II

The new Battlefield V trailer shows off a glimpse of their options during the intense multiplayer experience. The company also promised more details on it's single player mode, which will follow the "War Stories" format established in Battlefield 1: a series of short, vingette adventures staring different characters.but stopped just short of showing it, promising instead to go into more detail during the Xbox press conference later this week.

Technology Apple Focuses on Performance, AR for iPhone Operating System
Author: 0 Apple Focuses on Performance, AR for iPhone Operating System

The organization also manifolds its commitment to user privacy by introducing the tools to stop advertisers from tracking the Apple device and users from being tracked online. But more time management options aren't the only new things accompanying the update - others include notification management and more " Do Not Disturb " features.

Technology Origin Access Premier is EA’s New PC Games Subscription Service
Author: 0 Origin Access Premier is EA’s New PC Games Subscription Service

It won't serve as a backlog for games but will instead add all new PC games for free when they're released. It all sounds very similar to Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass , which offers access to many of that consoles' titles for $9.99/month. Pre-registration for Origin Access Premier will open today , Electronic Arts says. Among those specifically singled out during the press conference were Federation Internationale de Football Association 19, BioWare's Anthem , and Madden NFL 19, which ...

Technology Apple AirPods to gain Listen Live accessibility feature in iOS 12
Author: 0 Apple AirPods to gain Listen Live accessibility feature in iOS 12

Also noteworthy, Apple says that it's working on a way for iOS apps to be ported to the Mac. Stacks for the desktop organises things by automatically stacking files into neat groups based on file type. Cupertino computing giant Apple used its 2018 WWDC developers' conference to double down on digital health initiatives. The new Mac Store also lists all the apps that need to be updated in the separate, Updates Section.

Technology How to watch online unveiling of new BlackBerry phone
Author: 0 How to watch online unveiling of new BlackBerry phone

Also of note about the keyboard is that it's got a new Speed Key that'll let you access your programmable shortcut keys without having to return to the home screen of your device. It comes preloaded with DTEK by BlackBerry application that removes the complexity of security by providing an "at a glance" security meter. Although the KEY2 will be available for buying in the West this month, in global markets (including in India), the phone will be available for buying in July, BlackBerry ...

Technology Facebook flaw changed millions of users’ posts from private to public
Author: 0 Facebook flaw changed millions of users’ posts from private to public

Erin Egan , Facebook's chief privacy officer, said in a statement that the company recently "found a bug that automatically suggested posting publicly when some people were creating their Facebook posts". These prompts will include a link to what may have been shared during the period before the bug was fixed by Facebook. According to Facebook, only four days worth of posts were accidentally shared - between May 18 and May 22, and the company has automatically changed them back to private.

Author: 0 The biggest Xbox Sale of the Year kicks off later this week

Up to 75% off over 300 games on Federation Internationale de Football Association 18, NBA 2K18 , Assassin's Creed Origins , Forza Motorsport 7 , Destiny 2 , Super Lucky's Tale , Monster Hunter: World , PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Sea of Thieves .

Technology Asus has a monster phone for serious mobile gamers
Author: 0 Asus has a monster phone for serious mobile gamers

The smartphone has no notch, giving gamers an uncut view of what's happening on the screen . But then, there is a twist in that the SD 845 processor has been tuned to have a max clock speed of 2.96 GHz against the normal 2.8 GHz. These act as bumper buttons on top of the phone when it is held in landscape mode for gaming. It is yet to be known if the particular feature can be programmed to perform some other actions.

Technology Old Gmail Design Now Being Phased Out By Google
Author: 0 Old Gmail Design Now Being Phased Out By Google

Individual users can choose to activate it themselves , and companies using G Suite ( Google's set of apps for businesses) can decide whether to let their employees upgrade, or force them to stick with the classic design. If you're interested in checking it out before July's general availability launch, just head over to Gmail on your computer, click Settings in the top right corner, then select "Try the new Gmail".

Technology Intel's 28-Core 5GHz Processor And Test System Breaks Cover
Author: 0 Intel's 28-Core 5GHz Processor And Test System Breaks Cover

Some of you might remember the iconic 8086 processor from Intel that was released 40 years ago. The so-called consumer CPU, which will probably cost an arm and a leg, especially since the 18-core Core i9-7980XE goes for around USA $2000, looks a lot like the 28-core Xeon Platinum chip, although that one comes with a much lower base and boost frequency.

Technology MacOS Mojave Adds Dark Mode, Clears the Desktop Clutter
Author: 0 MacOS Mojave Adds Dark Mode, Clears the Desktop Clutter

Any new content added to the desktop subsequently will be automatically added to specific stacks . This isn't your regular "icon sorting" tool either, and the feature isn't named Stacks by accident. A streamlined workflow enables easy screenshot sharing without cluttering the desktop. Without exiting Quick Look , users will be able to mark up documents by adding a signature, for example , or do slight photo and video edits.

Technology ‘Hey Siri’ is purely optional in watchOS 5
Author: 0 ‘Hey Siri’ is purely optional in watchOS 5

The Siri watch face got some new improvements too with sports scores, maps and heart rate data. Walkie-Talkie mode on the Apple Watch, coming later this year, will let you send short voice messages directly from your Watch to another Watch user.

Technology WWDC 2018: Apple unveils iOS 12 features, emojis and release date
Author: 0 WWDC 2018: Apple unveils iOS 12 features, emojis and release date

That's a huge deal, and it's just the tip of the iceberg for Apple's new iOS 12 release. USDZ file format specification is already publicly and openly available online ( link ) and it's really a big deal. There will be iCloud support, as well. Apple Books: iBooks is gone for a new Apple Books branding, a new store for books, and more. Further, Do Not Disturb's new "bedtime" feature will ensure no Candy Crush notifications wake you up, while support for grouped ...

Technology Dragon Ball FighterZ and Fortnite Confirmed For Switch?
Author: 0 Dragon Ball FighterZ and Fortnite Confirmed For Switch?

That sounds like Epic have ported the whole game to Switch, not just the Battle Royale mode. The photo in question - which you can see in full below - shows a document requesting marketing materials for showroom displays promoting some E3 2018 games .

Technology School shooting video game taken down after widespread backlash
Author: 0 School shooting video game taken down after widespread backlash

Active Shooter was described as a "dynamic SWAT simulator" where players can choose to work as the member of a SWAT team attempting to disarm the shooter , or the shooter themselves. She says there is enough evidence to indicate exposure to violence can lead to more violent activity and behavior, adding again, that this video game is too close to reality.

Technology Apple will use WWDC 2018 to tackle iPhone addiction and iOS bugs
Author: 0 Apple will use WWDC 2018 to tackle iPhone addiction and iOS bugs

Not much is now known about macOS 10.14-however, Apple is known to be working on a software development framework to bring macOS and iOS applications closer together. Another mode allows objects to be dropped into an area and virtually remain in place. It's also become an embarassing truism that Apple is bad at AI, at least in comparison to Amazon, Google , and Microsoft.

Technology Xiaomi Mi 8 with Snapdragon 845 SoC, 6GB RAM, Face Unlock announced
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi 8 with Snapdragon 845 SoC, 6GB RAM, Face Unlock announced

What's different, of course, is that Xiaomi is entrenched in Google's Android ecosystem. It's got Qualcomm's top of the line Snapdragon 845 chip, and a 6.21-inch AMOLED display. Not all of these high-end features will make it into each version of the Mi 8 . The front remains the same as the Mi 8 and the phone does feature all the sensors for IR Face Unlock that are present on the Mi 8 .

Technology PlayerUnknown's Battleground Vs. Fortnite - PUBG Corp Accused Epic Games Of Copyright Infringement
Author: 0 PlayerUnknown's Battleground Vs. Fortnite - PUBG Corp Accused Epic Games Of Copyright Infringement

Over on Reddit , Epic Games shared a similar message within the Fortnite Battle Royale subreddit that explained why the challenges are being moved to Thursdays as opposed to the usual Tuesday start. The loading screen shows a number of Fortnite Season 4 characters duelling in Tilted Towers, but if you look closely at the wall below the burning helicopter you can make out red spray paint in the shape of a crab with a yellow splodge just above it.

Technology DxOMark: Xiaomi Mi 8 beats the Samsung Galaxy S9+ in still shots
Author: 0 DxOMark: Xiaomi Mi 8 beats the Samsung Galaxy S9+ in still shots

Xiaomi Mi 8 features a6.21-inch AMOLEDdisplay, full HD+resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. Like Leagoo, Xiaomi has replicated the look of the rear of the iPhone X as well as the front - also adding in very similar-looking wallpaper. Coinciding with the launch of the device, DxOMark , the camera benchmarking website also released its in-depth analysis of the camera on the Mi 8 .

Technology Xbox Games With Gold Offers Assassin's Creed Chronicles and More in June
Author: 0 Xbox Games With Gold Offers Assassin's Creed Chronicles and More in June

First up is Assassin's Creed Chronicles Russia for Xbox One . Xbox 360 Games with GoldSonic and the All-Stars cast line up on the starting grid once again to battle for supremacy in the ultimate race. The pack, worth $100, includes twenty extra gods and over fifty bonus items such as skins, announcer packs, and more. Like past Games With Gold titles, both Xbox 360 titles are backward-compatible and can be played on the Xbox One.

Author: 0 Bethesda Game Studios is teasing an announcement

Something related to " Fallout " is being teased ahead of E3 by the developer of the action role-playing game franchise. Or something considerably less interesting, like a sequel to the highly successful mobile game Fallout Shelter. The exact nature of what this release will be is, of course, now unknown. That alone surely suggests a new game or spin-off rather than a port of an older game.

Technology Epic Games is Being Sued by PUBG Developers For Copyright Infringement
Author: 0 Epic Games is Being Sued by PUBG Developers For Copyright Infringement

The suit was filed against Epic Games Korea via the Seoul Central District Court back in January, as PUBG Corp asked the court to determine whether Fortnite Battle Royale was infringing on PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds . " Fortnite " quickly surpassed " PUBG " in popularity and revenue. " Players have rightfully called us out for failing to address complaints about performance, and recently we haven't done the best job of communicating about the changes we're making to the game ".

Technology IOS 11.4 brings a long awaited messaging feature
Author: 0 IOS 11.4 brings a long awaited messaging feature

This brings the speaker's functionality more in line with the HomePod's closest competitors, including the Amazon Echo and Google Home . Use your voice to control AirPlay 2-enabled speakers with Siri from your iPhone, iPad , HomePod or Apple TV.

Technology 'Mega Man 11' trailer reveals release date, new mechanics
Author: 0 'Mega Man 11' trailer reveals release date, new mechanics

Wily, who has begun to invest in an evil idea he conceived while at Robot University. The stunning new visual style refreshes the series' iconic colorfulness, combining hand-drawn environments with detailed, 3D character models. Both the Speed Gear, which makes the world move much slower relative to Mega Man , and the Power Gear, which boosts regular shoots and enables the Mega Buster to fire two shots at a time, can be switched on and off at will.

Technology Dealing with new European Union data rules-INSIDE Korea JoongAng Daily
Author: 0 Dealing with new European Union data rules-INSIDE Korea JoongAng Daily

Complying with the new data privacy law, it is important for companies to inform European citizens what data they are storing along with providing rational reasons. They also have to take a legal risk for the same. But what if you already have deleted a few things? The changes will give people more control over their personal data and make it easier to access it.

Technology Brandon Marshall says President Trump's anthem comments were 'disgusting'
Author: 0 Brandon Marshall says President Trump's anthem comments were 'disgusting'

Other teams' owners have put out statements supporting the policy , while also acknowledging why players in the league - which is about 70 percent black - feel compelled to protest. "They have more support than the National Football League players do". The NFL said Wednesday that players are free to stay in the locker room during the national anthem, but if they go out and kneel-which many have been doing to protest policy brutality-then they will face a fine.

Technology North Korea's Kim Jong Un 'unruffled' after Trump cancels summit
Author: 0 North Korea's Kim Jong Un 'unruffled' after Trump cancels summit

Beijing had backed the summit and was possibly taken unawares with the cancellation following heated exchanges between Washington and Pyongyang this week. Robert Kelly, a professor of political science at South Korea's Pusan National University, told CNN earlier this week that "the Trump administration is going into [the summit] very, very quickly".

Technology Harvey Weinstein Arrested on Charges of Rape in NY
Author: 0 Harvey Weinstein Arrested on Charges of Rape in NY

The NYPD did not specify the degrees of these charges, though CNN reported previously Weinstein was expected to be charged with first-and third-degree rape. Judge Kevin McGrath released Weinstein on $1m bail, with constant electronic monitoring and a ban on traveling beyond NY and the neighbouring state of CT.

Technology Jaguars owner reacts to NFL's new national anthem policy
Author: 0 Jaguars owner reacts to NFL's new national anthem policy

York said he meant to meet with his players to discuss the change. "I don't think we should be profiting if we're going to put this type of attention and focus on the field and on the flag", he said. Houston Texans owner Bob McNair told players they should talk to their teammates who kneel: "You fellas need to ask your compadres, fellas, stop that other business, let's go out and do something that really produces positive results, and we'll help you".

Technology Tencent shares rise after Q1 profit beats
Author: 0 Tencent shares rise after Q1 profit beats

Profit was up 61% over the same period one year ago. Revenue from Value Added Services, which includes online games and messaging, rose 34 percent to 46.9 billion yuan. The combined MAU of Weixin and WeChat amounted to 1.040 billion, up 10.9 percent year-on-year and from 989 million sequentially. Over the past year Tencent has completed 62 deals involving direct investments and mergers and acquisitions, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

Technology Bloodstained: Curse Of The Moon Will Release On May 24th
Author: 0 Bloodstained: Curse Of The Moon Will Release On May 24th

It became one of the top selling games of the company. Zangetsu will meet fellow travelers along the way, who can join your journey as playable characters. "Hey everybody, regarding the retro mini game not being on GOG, long story short it was the result of an unfortunate miscommunication between Inti Creates , ArtPlay and Fangamer stemming from when the original KS campaign happened".

Technology Google Honours Mothers Day With Dinosaur Doodle
Author: 0 Google Honours Mothers Day With Dinosaur Doodle

But who looks? It is because people have no idea how to look that they hardly every understand.' I am trying to see my mother. To every woman in my son's life, thank you for your nurturing, wisdom, and caring. Even before the pregnancy test confirms there is life inside her, she will rub her stomach protectively. She's been there for our grandkids, and now our great-grandkids, and they all love her dearly.

Technology Hawaii volcano threatens power plant; mass evacuations possible
Author: 0 Hawaii volcano threatens power plant; mass evacuations possible

Just this Wednesday, there was an explosion that sent a huge column of ash above the crater . No one lives in the area surrounding the summit crater , but preparations are still being made for an explosive event. He said if when an eruption occurs in Auckland, they would expect to see lava flows running down roads and through sub-divisions. The Puna Geothermal Venture is owned by Nevada company Ormat Technologies.

Technology Android P's Navigational Moves Strangely Similar to iPhone X's
Author: 0 Android P's Navigational Moves Strangely Similar to iPhone X's

The company is now adding iPhone X-like gestures to its operating system and it looks like it might actually improve the interactivity with the OS. Other than this, the brand has announced to merge its Google Lens feature in the Android-enabled smartphone, which will let you identify the text and even can be your personal fashion advisor.

Technology Google wants to use AR to make walking navigation easier in Maps
Author: 0 Google wants to use AR to make walking navigation easier in Maps

At this time, Google Maps is always famous for helping people get where they wish to go, but for a little while today, Google has showcased all sorts of further articles in the ceremony. The "Explore" tab on Maps has been redesigned to show recommendations based on the area searched. This section will also have recommendations based on previous likes.

Technology Gmail 'Smart Compose' is Coming in the Next Few Weeks
Author: 0 Gmail 'Smart Compose' is Coming in the Next Few Weeks

The feature isn't available to everyone just yet, but it will be available in the coming weeks. Numerous aforementioned features are already rolling out to Google Assistant app on Android and iOS, but some of them will be available later this year.

Technology IOS 11.4 Secret Feature: What Can You Do With 'USB Restricted Mode'?
Author: 0 IOS 11.4 Secret Feature: What Can You Do With 'USB Restricted Mode'?

It means they will only have seven days to attempt to unlock an iOS device to extract the information it contains. However, Apple didn't include the feature when the final version of iOS 11 .3 was released to all users last month. However, the limited access USB will not allow you to obtain your smartphone data after long storage periods if the device unlocks the owner. Apple is gearing up to unveil the iOS 12 in June at its WWDC event, but iPad users should be more excited about ...