Apple Releases Updated Beta of New watchOS 5 Operating System to Developers

Apple this morning seeded an updated beta of an upcoming watchOS 5 update, one week after releasing the first beta after the 2018 Worldwide Developers Conference Keynote. watchOS 5 is the newest version of the software that runs on the Apple Watch. To install the beta, you’ll need the proper configuration profile, which can be …

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Goldman Sachs’ AI predicts Brazil will win the World Cup

Goldman Sachs is giving another go at predicting which team will win this year's World Cup. After incorrectly predicting how the 2014 tournament would turn out, it's trying again and its calculations say that France, Brazil, Portugal and Germany will… Source: Engadget | Goldman Sachs’ AI predicts Brazil will win the World Cup

Apple Shares Trailer for New 'TAG' Episode of Carpool Karaoke, Coming June 15

Apple this morning shared a trailer for what appears to be the inaugural episode of the second season of “Carpool Karaoke: The Series,” which kicks off on Friday, June 15 with an episode starring Jeremy Renner, Ed Helms, and Jon Hamm singing songs like Bohemian Rhapsody. Renner, Helms, and Hamm are all starring in the …

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Watch Square Enix's E3 keynote right here at 1 PM Eastern

How do you catch the news as it happens from Square Enix's E3 media briefing if you aren't in LA? You watch along with the publisher's livestream embedded below starting at 1PM Eastern, naturally. In a few minutes we'll (hopefully) find out more abou… Source: Engadget | Watch Square Enix's E3 keynote right here at …

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Microsoft and friends need to explain why always-connected PCs make sense

It's been over a year since Microsoft, Qualcomm and Intel unveiled the Always Connected PC (ACPC) ecosystem at WinHEC 2016. At Computex 2017, we learned about Qualcomm's undertaking to power PCs with its mobile processors and Intel pledged to support… Source: Engadget | Microsoft and friends need to explain why always-connected PCs make sense

Ford's 'self-driving' Postmates test actually has a driver at the wheel

The next time you order food from Postmates in Miami or Miami Beach, don't be too surprised if you have to grab your Cuban sandwiches from what looks like a self-driving van. Ford's latest autonomous delivery test is underway, as the automaker has pa… Source: Engadget | Ford's 'self-driving' Postmates test actually has a driver …

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Deals: Best Buy Discounts HomePod and Apple Watch Series 3 GPS by $50

Best Buy today has Apple’s HomePod on sale for $299.99 in both White and Space Gray, representing $50 in savings for the smart home speaker. While it’s been possible to get HomePod for even cheaper thanks to offers like eBay’s occasional 20 percent off coupons, straight discounts on brand new models have been a bit …

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Snapchat Introduces Ability to Delete Messages Even After You've Sent Them

Snapchat today announced a new feature called “Clear Chats,” which lets you delete any message you’ve sent to another person on Snapchat, whether in individual or group chat. This encompasses text chats, stickers, audio and voice notes, and any photo and video snaps sent from Memories. To delete a chat message you can press and …

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Net Neutrality Rules Officially End Today as Democrats 'Less Than 50 Votes' From Advancing Petition in the House

Net neutrality regulations officially expired in the United States earlier this morning, making today the first day of a post-net neutrality internet (via The New York Times). The expiration of the laws comes six months after the Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 in favor of repealing net neutrality, a vote that has since faced intense …

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Feral Debuts Support for External GPUs With 'Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration'

Mac and Linux video game publisher Feral Interactive today announced that it will begin supporting external GPUs, beginning with the recently-launched Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration. Apple first launched support for external graphics processors in March with macOS High Sierra 10.13.4. The addition allows users to connect an eGPU to their Mac …

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Apple Store Modernization Efforts Continue From Los Angeles to London

Apple’s process of modernizing its chain of over 500 retail stores continues in several major cities around the world. Over the weekend, Apple celebrated the grand opening of its relocated Beverly Center store in Los Angeles. Apple’s original store in the shopping mall, opened November 2005, permanently closed at the end of Friday. Apple’s new …

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Bethesda Reveals Free-to-Play RPG 'The Elder Scrolls: Blades' Will Launch This Fall on iOS

During its E3 conference last night, Bethesda Game Studios revealed that a new game in the Elder Scrolls series is coming to iOS and Android devices this fall, called The Elder Scrolls: Blades [Direct Link] (via TouchArcade). Bethesda describes Blades as a free-to-play title, but the developer didn’t give any further details about potential in-app …

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PayPal on eBay Discounts $100 iTunes Gift Cards to $85 as iTunes Highlights $5 Modern Horror Movie Sale

PayPal on eBay this weekend is offering $100 App Store and iTunes gift cards for $85, marking the latest 15 percent discount on the cards and a good chance for those who have been waiting on a deal to get free iTunes credit. While the sale lasts, anyone with a PayPal account can take advantage …

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Future Apple Watch to Adopt Solid State Buttons With Haptic Feedback

A future version of the Apple Watch will be updated with solid state buttons that don’t physically click but instead use a Taptic Engine to provide haptic feedback to users, reports Fast Company. Apple will continue to use a two button configuration with a Digital Crown and a Side button, but neither button will be …

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