Month: July 2018

Apple Shares New 'Unleash' iPhone X Ad Highlighting A11 Bionic Chip

Apple today shared a fun new iPhone X ad on its YouTube channel, this time touting the capabilities of the A11 Bionic chip built into the device. In the video, a student walks down the street playing popular iOS game Vainglory on his iPhone when the game characters start coming to life and attacking him, …

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The Many Reasons I've Taken More Than 1,000 Screenshots On My Switch

I’ve had a Nintendo Switch since its early 2017 launch and have taken 1,052 screenshots on it since then. I guess I can’t resist that wonderful camera sound that happens each time I press the screenshot button. That’s can’t be all of it, though. Why am I really doing this?Read more… Source: Kotaku | The …

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China pulls approval for Facebook startup incubator

So much for Facebook making inroads into China. Mere hours after regulators gave Facebook permission to open a startup incubator in the province of Zhejiang, the approval has disappeared — and a New York Times source claims officials have formally… Source: Engadget | China pulls approval for Facebook startup incubator

Facebook Launches 'Watch Party' Allowing Friends to View and Comment on Videos Together in Real Time

Facebook today announced the global launch of “Watch Party,” a desktop and mobile feature revealed in May that allows Facebook Groups to join in and watch videos on the platform together in real time. The videos themselves can be previously recorded or live videos, and members in the Watch Party can comment and send reactions …

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Waymo partners with Walmart for grocery pick-up in Phoenix

Walmart's latest move into tech is a partnership with Waymo. In Phoenix later this week, the pair will begin a pilot program where customers can order groceries on the retailer's website, get a ride to and from the store in a Waymo car and then snag… Source: Engadget | Waymo partners with Walmart for grocery …

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Baldi’s Basics is becoming a full game and a brand new demo for it is out now.

Baldi’s Basics is becoming a full game and a brand new demo for it is out now. The demo sends the player on a field trip to the forest where you are tasked by Baldi to find firewood to keep the campfire going. If you fail to maintain the campfire, you will face Baldi’s ruler-slapping wrath. …

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Apple Maps Vehicles Reach 45 States, Revamped Data to Roll Out Across U.S. Over the Next Year

Apple Maps vehicles equipped with LiDAR sensors have begun collecting street-level data in Montana and North Carolina for the first time this week, raising the total number of U.S. states the fleet has at least partially covered to 45. The vehicles have been collecting mapping data in the United States since at least 2015. Apple …

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The rise, fall and return of the smartphone megapixel race

Sony recently unveiled a smartphone camera sensor with the highest resolution yet, a jaw-dropping 48 megapixels. That's more than the resolution of its $3,000, 42.4-megapixel A7R III mirrorless camera, which has a sensor eight times larger. It sounds… Source: Engadget | The rise, fall and return of the smartphone megapixel race

Why Hot Weather is Really Bad for Your Gadgets, and How to Protect Them

If you’re in the northern hemisphere then summer is already underway, which means your various gadgets and gizmos are going to be lying on beach towels, sitting in hot cars, sweating on the subway and generally getting hotter than they normally would. Here’s why that’s dangerous—and what you can do to keep them…Read more… Source: …

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Apple Offering Pilot of Hulu's 'Castle Rock' Stephen King Series for Free in TV App

Apple is letting anyone in the United States with an iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV watch the pilot episode of Hulu’s new series Castle Rock for free through its TV app. The episode is available now for users in the U.S., and it will live in Apple’s TV app for two weeks (via Engadget). This …

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