IT&Software

IPhones will now share your location when you call 911

IPhones will now share your location when you call 911 This new location-sharing would allow 911 centers to find callers location faster and with much greater accuracy than they can under the current system - and finally brings US users up to speed with those in Europe. Apple , along with startup company RapidSOS, will be able to calculate a caller's location based on data collected from Wi-Fi access points, nearby cell towers and Global Positioning S... [Full Article...]

Fernando Alonso wins on debut in 24 Hours Le Mans race

Fernando Alonso wins on debut in 24 Hours Le Mans race Toyota's closest challengers were the two Rebellion Racing cars which finished 12 laps back. Alonso is bidding to match British driver Graham Hill's feat of completing the Triple Crown, including wins at the Monaco Grand Prix and Indianapolis 500. [Full Article...]

Jose Mourinho hails Russian Federation star… is he a target?

Jose Mourinho hails Russian Federation star… is he a target? Victory for Russian Federation, ranked a lowly 70th in the world - three places below Saudi Arabia - was vital for the home nation's hopes of progressing, with tougher games against Egypt and Uruguay to come. It is estimated that the tournament will cost more than €12 billion, making it the most expensive football championship in history. While no one in their right mind considered Saudi Arabia ... [Full Article...]

E3 2018: Are the Avengers in Spider-Man for PS4?

E3 2018: Are the Avengers in Spider-Man for PS4? Of course, Spider-Man is due out September 7 for PlayStation 4 . Great in concept, and with space for third party announcements between, it's hard to say that Sony managed to pull it off. This is a pivotal moment in the game, where the fragile peace in New York City has now been completely shattered, as Super Villains have now escaped the maximum-security facility, the RAFT, just off the coast ... [Full Article...]

Microsoft continues investing in gaming with acquisitions, new Xbox consoles

Microsoft continues investing in gaming with acquisitions, new Xbox consoles The UK-based Playground Games , which is the developer behind the Forza racing series, has been a long-time Xbox partner since 2010 and is working on this year's " Forza Horizon 4 ", said Microsoft . The EA Play event, which runs through Monday in Los Angeles , is offering live demos of its cloud-based game streaming service. Microsoft gaming boss Phil Spencer announced today that the... [Full Article...]

Is Fortnite Cross Play on Nintendo Switch?

Is Fortnite Cross Play on Nintendo Switch? Even if you unlink your PS4 from your Epic Games account , you still won't be able to play using that account on Nintendo Switch . All that's left is for Epic Games or Nintendo to officially announce Fortnite for the Nintendo Switch which we should see at E3 2018 at Nintendo's conference along with a release date. [Full Article...]

E3 2018: Watch The New Battlefield 5 Trailer

E3 2018: Watch The New Battlefield 5 Trailer Take on classic modes like Conquest or experiences like Grand Operations, where you'll participate in vast historical battles across multiple maps - and modes - and relive moments of bravery and desperation while fighting your way to the final objective. [Full Article...]

Pixel 3 may have wireless charging and Active Edge may return

Pixel 3 may have wireless charging and Active Edge may return There also appears to be 128GB of storage onboard, but just 4GB of RAM - which is 2GB less than the Galaxy S9+ or the base model of the OnePlus 6 . No Pixel device has ever been compatible with wireless chargers, though Google's Nexus 4 from all the way back in 2012 was compatible with the Qi protocol. [Full Article...]

MIT Researchers Have Created The World’s First Psychopath AI

MIT Researchers Have Created The World’s First Psychopath AI Due to ethical concerns, the team only exposed Norman to captions, not the actual death videos, but that didn't stop the bot from developing a deranged view of the world. However, we just hope that next time Norman goes online, he sees something related love, friendship, rainbows, flowers, or any non-murderous things for that matter. [Full Article...]

Microsoft E3 Sale Discounts Xbox One X and Popular Games

Microsoft E3 Sale Discounts Xbox One X and Popular Games This is just a sample of the savings! The Xbox One X outselling the PS4 Pro is a step forward, but if Microsoft's goal is to start making up lost ground on the PS4 overall then more Halo and Gears of War may only be a good start. Additionally, select games will go on sale up to 75% off, including PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds , Super Lucky's Tale , Assassin's Creed: Origins , and Sea of ... [Full Article...]

New macOS Mojave Features That Will Change How You Use Your Mac

New macOS Mojave Features That Will Change How You Use Your Mac That is part of an overall internal effort to bring the experience of building apps for macOS and iOS closer together. Mac apps like Mail , Messages , Maps , Calendar and Photos have a Dark Mode design. Look forward to video previews of apps as well as curated editorial content and tips from Apple's app experts. Screenshots are an important tool on Mac computers, and the way ... [Full Article...]

Amazon confirms purchase of Premier League rights package

Amazon confirms purchase of Premier League rights package Amazon will show 20 Premier League matches a season for three years from 2019, after winning one of the final two broadcast packages. Premier League executive chairman Richard Scudamore described Amazon as an "exciting new partner". Any growth beyond the value of the 2016-19 foreign deals with be distributed based on where a team finishes reflecting the meritocratic allocation of domestic te... [Full Article...]

CEO Tim Cook Rejects Report Apple May Abuse Facebook Data

CEO Tim Cook Rejects Report Apple May Abuse Facebook Data If you don't use Facebook , the Like button won't record your browser history but will push ads to you that suggest you join Facebook . "This year, we're shutting that down". They have some services. In addition, Apple says when your browser is searching the web, they've made it more hard for, say, a company like Facebook to track where you go, and that is definitely a way that Facebook... [Full Article...]

Apple Previews iOS 12 With Memoji, Group FaceTime, Siri Shortcuts and More

Apple Previews iOS 12 With Memoji, Group FaceTime, Siri Shortcuts and More It stated that iOS 12 will double down on performance , making devices faster and more responsive . In times of high load, these CPU tweaks should mean that apps last twice as fast. Just don't go installing beta software on a device that you need to be able to use on a daily basis as it can be pretty buggy at times. It's easy for developers to take advantage of this new capability using Shor... [Full Article...]

Microsoft reportedly acquiring GitHub tomorrow

Microsoft reportedly acquiring GitHub tomorrow The all-stock deal is expected to close by the end of the year, subject to regulatory approval in the United States and EU. Microsoft said GitHub will retain its "developer-first ethos", operate independently and remain an open platform. [Full Article...]

Apple’s WWDC 2018: Here’s what to expect

Apple’s WWDC 2018: Here’s what to expect Plus, there's always a chance that Apple will introduce some new hardware. WWDC 2018 will happen on the June 4th at the San Jose Convention Center and starts at 1PM ET / 10AM PT. Apple iOS 12 is expected to include an update NFC feature on iPhones , and will allow users to unlock doors, verify identity with the same. According to the firm, apps will launch up to 60% faster on an iP... [Full Article...]

Xiaomi’s new Mi 8 closely mimics Apple’s iPhone X

Xiaomi’s new Mi 8 closely mimics Apple’s iPhone X The Mi 8 Explorer Edition is the most expensive version of the Mi 8 family, and the only Android phone in the world to have a notch exactly like the iPhone X , complete with cameras that do 3D facial recognition. The Explorer Edition is the first phone to ship with an in-screen fingerprint sensor. Getting back to the full-size model , the Mi 8 also features 6GB of RAM paired with 6... [Full Article...]

FBI urging public to reboot routers to stop Russian malware

FBI urging public to reboot routers to stop Russian malware Last week, we told you how the USA government was seeking to wrestle control of hundreds of thousands of routers and storage devices infected by the malware , reportedly created in Russian Federation. After resetting the device, you'll need to log in to its administrative page using a Web browser. You'll also want to make sure your device has the latest firmware updates. [Full Article...]

Mega Man 11 Gearing up for an October Release

Mega Man 11 Gearing up for an October Release Double Gear comes into play when health is critically low, allowing Mega Man to use both. Jump, slide, shoot, and more through challenging stages and Robot Masters. Mega Man 11 will include a variety of hard modes, time trials, and global leaderboards. But Dr. Light and Mega Man are back to foil the evil doctor's plans and destroy the villainous robots he has unleashed. [Full Article...]

Video game showing gunman in school stirs controversy

Video game showing gunman in school stirs controversy Variety reports that Steam and Valve are coming under fire over a shooting-themed video game , Active Shooter , that is now available online through the game storefront. "I would not allow my child, and did not allow my children, to play any violent games", said Tracy Merriweather, a local mom. " Active Shooter's " developer also posted a disclaimer on a preview for the game, saying its c... [Full Article...]