Sci-tech

by | June 18, 2018 | 22:50

As 9To5Mac reports, Apple partnered with RapidSOS to offer the company's Next Generation 911 technology as a standard feature of iOS 12 . Now, though, more than 80% of 911 calls are made on cell phones in many parts of the country, according to the National Emergency Number Association.

by | June 18, 2018 | 19:07

Alonso shared the number eight Toyota TS050 hybrid with Swiss driver Sebastien Buemi and Japan's Kazuki Nakajima, who secured pole position and took the chequered flag. The 36-year-old's ambition has become to win motorsport's famous "triple crown" and he competed at Indianapolis last year, impressing the regulars by running competitively and being in with a chance of victory until his engine failed in the closing stages.

by | June 17, 2018 | 16:30

Fortnite is in early access on PS4, Xbox One , Switch, PC and iOS . Sony, Nintendo and Epic Games were not immediately available for comment. In the end, Tyler "Ninja" Blevins, one of Fortnite and Twitch's most popular streamers, and his partner DJ Marshmello, won the main event and split a $1 million prize donated to charities of their choice.

by | June 16, 2018 | 22:47

Of course, much has changed since Resident Evil 2 made its PlayStation debut, and the remake of Resident Evil 2 reflects many of those changes. The original Raccoon City Police Department map design was a bit ridiculous because it never felt like a Police Station.

by | June 16, 2018 | 17:10

The company will include a new feature, called USB Restricted Mode , in a future update of its iOS software, which runs on iPhones and iPads. Apple has said it will change iPhone settings to block a method used by police and intelligence agencies to break into devices.

by | June 16, 2018 | 12:32

Apple's own support site mentions that there is an issue with certain maps functionality. It took us quite some time to notice, but the Apple aficionados at 9to5Mac reported this morning that the app wasn't working for most users. We've reached out to Apple for comment and will update if one is provided. Maps is a key feature for mobile devices like smartphones, used for navigating in the auto, by foot, or by public transportation.

by | June 16, 2018 | 10:55

Aston CEO Andy Palmer says the Rapide AMR is now the brand's most extreme four-door. Aston Martin's local division has confirmed the Rapide AMR will be available in Australia, priced from $459,950 plus ORCs. Carbon-ceramic brakes measuring 400 mm up front (with six-piston callipers) and 360 mm at the rear (with four-piston callipers) ship standard, while the new Rapide AMR rides 10 mm lower than the Rapide S , employing "thoroughly re-engineered" three-stage adaptive dampers.

by | June 16, 2018 | 02:29

Polestar Engineered will be the name for high-performance Volvos going forward, starting with the 60 Series T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid cars . The makeover from Polestar looks to be cosmetically reserved, as you'd expect, and the performance increase isn't massive, but it's a clear signal Volvo are keen to add a performance edge to their electrified offerings.

by | June 16, 2018 | 01:37

It's a similar story in the USA, with local networks generally ignoring OnePlus in favour of more popular brands. OnePlus also shared some other OnePlus 6-related tidbits, like over 15,000 people queued across 26 pop-ups in 11 countries across the world, and the OnePlus 6 launch event sold-out with over 1,000 tickets bought in under 10 hours.

by | June 16, 2018 | 00:46

Although this is the first World Cup in decades without the USA men's national soccer team involved, Telemundo said that the Latino community in the United States has been leading the country's cultural embrace of soccer, with two out of three Hispanic millennials identifying as soccer fans.

by | June 15, 2018 | 21:50

The Back in Black maps will include Jungle, Summit, Slums, and Firing Range. Black Ops 4 puts all its attention into three distinct modes: Multiplayer, Zombies, and the all-new battle royale mode Blackout. It's also unclear how Sony's DLC timed exclusivity will play into how this new content is released across the different versions of the game. Q: Can I buy Black Ops Pass as a standalone product? How can I upgrade to get the Black Ops Pass content? Blackout is a brand new ...

by | June 14, 2018 | 23:47

Epic Games has also allowed for a collection of "cross-play" options between platforms, with Xbox players being able to team up with those on PC and a variety of other examples, however, users on PlayStation have only been able to play with or against those on PC.

by | June 14, 2018 | 20:51

The game will star Norman Reedus , Mads Mikkelsen, Léa Seydoux and Lindsay Wagner . Reedus's participation was revealed with the very first trailer, when, in the words of Hideo Kojima himself, "we really had next to nothing". Death Stranding's newest trailer just dropped, and as expected, it's a doozy. Sam contends with pulling his own toenail off, casually carries along a dead body, and we got a new tagline as well: "Give me your hand in life".

by | June 14, 2018 | 18:19

The firm explained that users have muscle memory with the current ribbon, and it doesn't want to disrupt their work flow, so it will be careful in how this is implemented across those apps. And almost two months later, the company is back with another important announcement about the Office 2019 . Later in June, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for Windows will get the new colours and icons , with Outlook for Windows and Mac getting them in August.

by | June 14, 2018 | 17:22

Minor league baseball teams are known for having insane promotional nights, but one St. Paul, Minn. team is dedicating a night to the viral #MPRRaccoon , the team announced . Wildlife scientists and other experts pointed out early on that the popular narrative taking hold on Twitter and other social media sites was that the animal was stranded and needed rescuing.

by | June 14, 2018 | 16:19

Apple is planning to add USB-C "support" to its 2019 iPhones and future iPads, according to the latest iteration of a rumor floated annually by the company's Asian supply chain . Reuters and The New York Times first reported that Apple had confirmed the new feature. Apple said the new features are not created to frustrate law enforcement but prevent any bypassing of encryption by good or bad actors.

by | June 14, 2018 | 16:04

The company then confirmed that they are now developing a game based on Stranger Things - though wider details about the game are still scarce at the moment, with console compatibility and release dates yet to be confirmed. This role will likely be pivotal in bringing more interactive experiences to the platform in the future, and potentially lead to more Netflix-branded game crossovers.

by | June 14, 2018 | 10:18

Google is improving the multitasking capability of Google Home and has enabled the device to help users get more done in less time. "What time is it, and what's the weather, and what are my appointments for today?" What this means is that you can say "OK, Google" (or "Hey Google") once, and the Google Home device will listen to the next three things you ask.

by | June 14, 2018 | 10:12

Starlink: Battle for Atlas - What is it? The above trailer showcases the reveal of Star Fox coming to Starlink: Battle for Atlas , the trailer also revealed the release date for the title. Starlink will launch on all consoled on October 16, 2018, with Star Fox being exclusive to Nintendo Switch. Laurent Malville, the game director, appeared on stage after the trailer and introduced Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot.

by | June 14, 2018 | 08:13

Long enough, in fact, that its developer CD Projekt Red has started showcasing its next game at E3 2018 . In 2077, America is in pieces. In a world where you have no future, what matters is that you control who you are. Finally, Cyberpunk 2077 will feature a unique dialogue system. Unlike The Witcher 3 , which had plenty of wide open fields and dense forests, Cyberpunk 2077 has towering skyscrapers, some of which are enterable "megabuildings".

by | June 14, 2018 | 00:34

While the move was supported by the telecom industry, it has faced fierce resistance from others. The change comes as broadband and cellphone providers expand their efforts to deliver video and other content to consumers. Although the FCC issued a report in January 2017 saying such arrangements, known as 'zero rating, ' are probably anti-consumer, the agency did not require companies to change their practices right away.

by | June 13, 2018 | 15:50

They were hoping to hear something of Starfield , and maybe a tiny bit about Elder Scrolls VI . Yes, the above statements of Todd Howard hint toward that only. Quake Champions is getting a free event where if you buy it this week you can play it for free even after the trial period is over. This adds layers of privacy and convenience to the gameplay which definitely be appealing to the users.

by | June 13, 2018 | 13:11

The upcoming game is, as rumored, an open-world survival game with a "soft" death system that won't result in you losing critical character progression or other resources. Is Fallout 76 all you hoped and dreamed it would be? Will Fallout 76 have a beta? The Fallout 76 characters will be playing alongside no more than a few dozens of characters.

by | June 13, 2018 | 11:56

Now, 20 years after the original release of Resident Evil 2 , it's time to return to Raccoon City. Keeping in line with the survival horror that defines Resident Evil 2 , grotesque hordes of the undead are brought to life with a visceral sense of wetness and gore, reacting to attacks in real time with visible damage from every bullet and shotgun shell.

by | June 13, 2018 | 04:47

Square Enix shared a Kingdom Hearts III trailer during their E3 press conference that closely resembled the one shown during Microsoft's media briefing . This appears to be far better, and not just graphics-wise. Game Director Daniel Chayer-Bisson says that Lara will "have to confront a brutal jungle environment" in the upcoming adventure title, and we get our first in-depth look at the lush setting in the demo.