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by | June 07, 2019 | 02:32

The FCC also voted to allow carriers to let companies block any calls not on a consumer's contact list if they opt in. The United States Communications Commission (or FCC, for short) has been discussing what to do about the increasingly-annoying problem of robocalling for a while.

by | June 06, 2019 | 02:21

Apple , apparently listened, and has created a much more satisfying professional workstation that is not only incredibly powerful, but is still relatively compact, highly modular and eminently upgradeable and expandable. With a peak brightness of 1600 nits, the display able to achieve sustained brightness level of 1000 nits alongside 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio. But it has an opening price of US$5999 - or about $8000 once you add GST and some currency hedging margin.

by | June 03, 2019 | 02:46

Anyone who has spent any time with iTunes knows that each iteration of the program has been more bloated than the one that came before. But if iTunes will indeed end, that should also mean a slew of new apps that will help Apple push its content agenda.

by | June 01, 2019 | 00:51

Well, tap and pay for transit is finally coming to New York City, though it's a bit limited at the moment. From May 31st, Fitbit users will be able to tap on and off at transit readers with their NFC enabled device through a pilot program called One Metro New York (OMNY ).

by | May 31, 2019 | 02:01

Finally, Microsoft is bringing its Game Pass subscription service to PC. Although it has the same name as the Xbox One service, Microsoft says that Xbox Game Pass for PC is "a new experience" that will serve PC players and game developers.

by | May 30, 2019 | 01:28

USA tech giant Intel Corp. said Tuesday it has released a new generation of processors that bring broad-scale artificial intelligence to the PC for the first time. One of the most exciting elements of Ice Lake is Intel's new 11th generation graphic architecture-Iris Plus. We expect to hear a lot more about AMD Navi and the RX 5000-series graphics cards during the show, but we should also be hearing quite a bit more from AMD on the technical details of its Ryzen 3000 chips at the event, ...

by | May 29, 2019 | 02:37

More viruses include " ILOVEYOU " which spread through emails and file sharing. Those all caused major headaches, with MyDoom and SoBig resulting in $38 billion and $37 billion in damages, respectively. If only all of our malware-ridden machines were this valuable. MyDoom, potentially commissioned by Russian e-mail spammers, was one of the fastest spreading worms.

by | May 28, 2019 | 01:11

AMD also unveiled RDNA - a new gaming architecture that's created to drive the future of PC gaming, consoles, and cloud gaming. Su said the Ryzen 3 series was capable of 15% more instructions per clock cycle, and had double the cache and floating point performance of the Ryzen 2 platform .

by | May 27, 2019 | 00:49

The hunt for the Fortnite Week 3 Battle Star is now underway after the new weekly challenges released this morning . Completing the Fortnite Season 9 Week 3 challenges will help players level up their battle pass, plus give them the chance to find a secret battle star to advance an entire tier once they've completed all of the challenges .

by | May 25, 2019 | 03:25

When asked if Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will usher in a franchise reboot, Schreier simply replied, " Soft reboot ". Basically, think of it as what the new Star Wars and Jurassic World movies actually are; a continuation of the older films in which viewers follow new characters.

by | May 25, 2019 | 03:10

All you need to do is to keep an eye out for the "Order Online" button in Search and Maps, select the restaurant and the menu items you're after and pay through Google Pay and voila, your food will be on its way as soon as possible. However, it remains unclear whether or not the feature would work on Google Assistant-enabled smart speakers or smart displays. The feature will include DoorDash, Postmates, Delivery.com, Slice, and ChowNow to start, with more services being added in the future.

by | May 24, 2019 | 02:05

Therefore, the publishers who don't spend on streamers may lack in gaining the audience. According to a new report , popular streamers like Ninja and DrLupo have been paid up to $50,000 an hour to do sponsored streams of new games, as developers take advantage of the rise in streaming to promote their games.

by | May 22, 2019 | 01:54

Until people get their hands on the new MacBook Pros to test out, we'll have to take Apple's word that it's really addressed the keyboard problems this time. As for the MacBook Pro spec updates - they're about what you'd expect and start at the same prices as their predecessors. Graphics performance from the Intel Iris Plus graphics should be comparable to the previous-gen 13-inch MacBook Pros, though.

by | May 22, 2019 | 02:30

Sources close to the matter reportedly told Bloomberg that Sony's PlayStation division was in the dark about the partnership as well. Understandably this freaked some folks out, the report claiming that "managers had to calm workers and assure them that plans for the company's next-generation console weren't affected".

by | May 22, 2019 | 00:32

The PlayStation 5 official load time has been revealed via a video posted on Twitter . The video highlights performance differences between the two consoles using Spider-Man as the test subject. The limitations of PS Now has forced Sony to seek a collaborative effort, and they've obviously concluded that Microsoft's Azure technology is the better bet.

by | May 22, 2019 | 01:50

Pai released a statement saying that because T-Mobile and Sprint have committed to covering nearly the entire country with 5G over the next three years (97% of the population), increasing buildout of their mid-band spectrum holdings, creating another home broadband choice for rural customers who don't have many, and selling off Boost , Sprint's prepaid brand, he is willing to recommend an approval.

by | May 18, 2019 | 04:40

Thoughts? Let us know in the comments. While we bemoaned the Zenfone 5 for its iPhone-mimicking design and overbearing software , the Zenfone 6 takes a different approach. There are several features of the camera that are very unique to the Zenfone 6 such as the ability to move the camera to any angle. It also comes with features like time-lapse, slow-motion video, motion tracking video and can take still photos while recording a video.

by | May 18, 2019 | 05:26

Sony already provides its own PlayStation Now game streaming service. Google Stadia was announced nearly two months ago, set to bring game streaming to the masses under Google's massive datacentre network. Microsoft will have also considered its position in light of these developments, especially Google's Stadia strategy. Streaming games from the cloud brings the potential to access massive amounts of computing power in data centres.

by | May 17, 2019 | 18:32

Outside of those consistent benefits, Prime members also get to take advantage of special deals and discounts. The new Amazon Fire 7 . The tablets are also available to pre-order in the United Kingdom and Canada . Amazon-exclusive features-ASAP, For You, X-Ray, Second Screen, Amazon FreeTime , Family Library, Blue Shade, On Deck, Prime Video downloads, and more .

by | May 17, 2019 | 17:26

It also included Paradox's Vampire the Masquerade: Bloodlines 2 . While it is not now Summer here in Australia, most online sales will still call it a Summer sale on the Australian store pages. He also clarifies on what he meant by "gray area", saying that the games on the store are not licensed by China's gaming regulator for sale in the country.

by | May 15, 2019 | 02:22

However, we guess there may be a price premium for new customers and, of course, consumers will pay more for 5G phones in the first place. Super speedy 5G networks will be available in seven cities at launch (Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Glasgow, Manchester, Liverpool and London), with a further 12 to come later this year.

by | May 15, 2019 | 01:41

In addition to using the Apple TV app on the company's own hardware devices, the service is also available on the 2019 Samsung Smart TVs, as well as select 2018 models. Apple today announced the release of iOS 12.3 and tvOS 12.3, which bring the new TV app to over 100 countries. Apple is letting up to six family members share subscriptions to Apple TV channels , and the company said that it is also allowing downloads of movies and TV shows for offline viewing.

by | May 15, 2019 | 01:37

Hopefully we'll find out more about foldable laptop/tablet/thing closer to its scheduled 2020 release. Foldable phones have finally become a reality. Yet here comes a problem: the amount of space on the desk is finite, so there is a need for smaller desktop PCs and here is where Lenovo's new ThinkCentre Nano M90N comes into play.

by | May 14, 2019 | 01:38

The Fortnite Battle Royale map has undergone another massive transformation for this new season turning it into a more sci-fi dystopian cyberpunk kind of landscape. Like Season 8, Epic is trying to provide more unique and interesting ways of navigating the map (especially due to the controversy that the X-4 Stormwing caused).

by | May 13, 2019 | 18:30

Those sources told the site A13 went into test production in April and could be ready for mass production by the end of May. The new A13 chip could incorporate new components such as a cellular modem for calls and internet connection, as well as new power components courtesy of Apple's acquisition of Dialog Semiconductor Plc.

by | May 11, 2019 | 01:50

Interestingly, there is no 4K video recording for the front camera . This is what the OnePlus 7 Pro should look like. Another one of such collaboration is a Harper's Bazaar cover of Jameela Jamil shot on OnePlus 7 Pro . "We are constantly listening to feedback from the community on what features and characteristics they would like to see implemented on OnePlus phones".

by | May 10, 2019 | 01:45

Below, there's a button customers need to click to confirm they'd like to keep their order. "As per USA regulations , we are required to notify customers that their preorders will be cancelled in the event the product has not been shipped by May 31st".

by | May 09, 2019 | 02:00

In support of his bill, Hawley references the free-to-play match-three puzzle video game , Candy Crush . " Social media and video games prey on user addiction, siphoning our kids' attention from the real world and extracting profits from fostering compulsive habits ", Hawley said.

by | May 08, 2019 | 02:01

It further reinforces the idea that Google wants Nest to be the epicenter for all of its smart home devices, and in terms of hardware, we just saw this with the new Nest Hub Max and rebranding of the Google Home Hub to Nest Hub . In our Google Home Hub review we noted that the 7-inch display felt a little cheap. Thankfully the 10-inch 1280 x 800 display is a welcome improvement.

by | May 08, 2019 | 02:22

Cellular networks, those U.S. wireless carriers will also begin to sell the phones starting Wednesday, along with Verizon. Last year, Google said that it's working on Android improvements that would allow the software to work better on foldable phones.

by | May 07, 2019 | 02:57

The keynote will start at 10 AM PT. This unique colour naming convention (and the paleness) definitely fits the range when you consider the "Not Pink" offering for the Pixel 3 . Alongside the new hardware and software, the tech giant will host sessions on Stadia , Material Design, Machine Learning, Chrome, Google Maps , Assistant, Android TV and more.

by | May 04, 2019 | 00:42

Bringing together HoloLens 2 , Azure Mixed Reality Services, and Unity Pro , the most widely used real-time 3D development platform, makes it easy for developers to create professional mixed reality experiences using your industrial design data.

by | May 03, 2019 | 00:51

That could make it a better deal for anyone who wants the Pixel experience without paying for advanced processor and display technology that might go to waste. The Pixel 3a XL , on the other hand, is said to have a 6-inch full-HD+ (1080x2160 pixels) with an 18:9 aspect ratio and 402ppi pixel density. The primary feature of these devices is indeed the rear cameras since they retain the same excellent camera of flagship Pixel 3 devices.

by | May 03, 2019 | 00:46

The OnePlus 7 Pro measures 162.6 x 76 x 8.8mm and it is fitted with a massive and notch-less AMOLED display of 6.64 inches. Along with this the smartphone will also pack 12GB of RAM . The OnePlus GM1917 is the OnePlus 7 Pro variant. The teaser says, "We just made your phone slower", and features a video that shows items scrolling very quickly in a list on screen.

by | May 01, 2019 | 01:35

Google's next pair of smartphones aren't like what they've released before. In essence, the contraction in sales recorded by Google follows the trend of the premium smartphone market and it is also in this light that the imminent launch of the Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL should be evaluated.