Tech

by | June 22, 2018 | 17:58

Supreme Court decision expanding the ability of states to pull in tax dollars from online purchases could have a significant impact in Florida . Here's a helpful tip from Justice Kennedy: "Eventually, software that is available at a reasonable cost may make it easier for small businesses to cope with these problems".

by | June 22, 2018 | 17:44

A search feature, four tabs to access the content of people you follow, the most popular videos, footage recommended for you, and also a way to keep on watching videos you started watching but didn't finish. The news was announced a day ahead of VidCon , a popular conference for video creators being held this week in Anaheim, California. Instagram has officially reached 1 billion users since its launch in 2010, and the Facebook-owned social platform marked the occasion on Wednesday by ...

by | June 22, 2018 | 16:47

It's about time. Even though experienced shoppers can probably get many of these PS4 greatest hits at a relatively decent price these days, Sony is rolling out an official PlayStation Hits program which kicks off with 15 titles. "Dumb reason, but there it is". Money, ooh how evil of Sony , or is it? In a strict business manner, this may seem a right move, but we all know that the gaming industry is one of the fastest evolving industry on the planet, where among many other new ...

by | June 22, 2018 | 16:45

Last month, Wyden revealed abuses in the lucrative but loosely regulated field involving Securus Technologies, whose contract Verizon says was approved only for the location tracking of outside mobile phones called by prison inmates. Last month, Sen. Ron Wyden of OR sent letters to all four major U.S. wireless carriers, demanding answers about why this sensitive data was in the hands of a third party.

by | June 21, 2018 | 20:14

While Messages for Web is rolling out today, other highly anticipated features will join it over the next few weeks. Android Messages is actually Android's official app for sending text messages (SMS and MMS) and chats . Access to Messages for web isn't the only new feature in Android Messages . Not only that, you can also send stickers, emojis, and images. The service is part of the tech giant's grand scheme of "Chat" a messaging client aiming to replace the default SMS ...

by | June 21, 2018 | 19:09

This decision overturned a 1992 ruling, which allowed these platforms to use the internet as a tax-free haven. "Each year the physical presence rule becomes further removed from economic reality and results in significant revenue losses to the States".

by | June 20, 2018 | 20:00

It uses 3D Structured Light Technology which scans 15,000 facial points and is claimed to be 20 times safer than fingerprint recognition for unlocking the phone. The phone packs a front camera alongside rear dual camera setup. Frankly, we're not surprised, given that OPPO is no stranger to taking an unorthodox approach to smartphone camera systems.

by | June 19, 2018 | 03:12

However, the release of YouTube Music on May 22 will be initially limited to the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and South Korea. As before Google Play Music users get access to YouTube Music Premium with the subscriptions, but no word of a merger has been officially confirmed.

by | June 19, 2018 | 02:16

Apple first launched a version of this service, called HELO (Hybridized Emergency Location), back in 2015. Apple is trying to solve a problem caused by the technological mismatch between a 50-year-old system built for landlines and today's increasingly sophisticated smartphones.

by | June 18, 2018 | 11:12

The company's earlier products, OnePlus 5 and 5T, too crossed the one million mark but it took them more than three months to achieve it. Following this, One Plus has recently announced a " Community Celebration Season " for 12 days from June 15 to June 26, 2018.

by | June 15, 2018 | 05:47

Perhaps the Sony rep who crafted the above statement should consider a second career in politics. " We have nothing further to add beyond this at this point ", a spokeswoman added. Not only does that not address complaints, but it's basically saying that players should be satisfied with this walled garden Sony has created. Brandwatch has released their report on this year's E3 which measures the popularity of each company's conference and video game titles by studying social media ...

by | June 15, 2018 | 02:22

That's isn't exactly what's happening. UPDATE: A Netflix spokesperson got in touch with us this afternoon to confirm that the streaming giant will launch "a licensed 5-episode interactive narrative series" called Minecraft: Story Mode this fall.

by | June 14, 2018 | 03:42

Your ability to watch and use your favorite apps and services could start to change - though not right away - following Monday's official repeal of Obama-era internet protections. Internet service providers, or ISPs, deny that they would engage in such a practice - yet consumer watchdogs worry that consumers would have little legal recourse if they did.

by | June 14, 2018 | 02:07

While the UI will remain minimalistic while exploring, it expands to give players more details like health bars and enemy levels when in combat, which involve both melee and ranged weaponry depending on player choice. In a world where you have no future, what matters is that you control who you are. With that being said, what do you make of the developer's approach? Finally, Cyberpunk 2077 will feature a unique dialogue system.

by | June 13, 2018 | 07:21

Microsoft's executive president of gaming Phil Spencer says a gaming service accessible from any device is on the cards. The game will be released exclusively on Xbox One and Windows 10. Players will travel to Europe in Microsoft's newest version of its " Forza " vehicle racing game, to be released for Xbox consoles and PCs on October 2.

by | June 13, 2018 | 04:43

Square Enix just announced an original game called The Quiet Man . Straight from Platinum Games, Babylon's Fall focuses on what seemed to be four players and will have a fantasy-historical narrative. Not that we're complaining, as the sandbox destruction looked as fun as ever - especially with the new extreme weather effects and more versatile grapple hook.

by | June 13, 2018 | 04:09

Besides the four long presentations, the Sony event hosted a few third party announcements for new games that will be coming to all platforms. Sony took most of its time hyping games that have already been announced, in a odd stage show that brought attendees from one themed room to another.

by | June 13, 2018 | 03:44

Version 4 .3 also has limited time Blitz v2 mode with faster storms and more loot, as well as a Teams of 20 mode with five teams going up against each other. Part Two of the Blockbuster Event is now live and kicking, which sees you teaming up with Ray in an effort to save Spitfire. Fortnite has launched the first vehicle in its Battle Royale mode but it might not have been what everyone was expecting.

by | June 13, 2018 | 02:02

The previously announced Pokemon: Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee , and the oncoming Pokeball Plus accessory were also showcased. If you missed anything out of the Nintendo E3 2018 Direct, we have you covered. Right here! We'll be embedding the livestream from our colleagues at GameSpot, so you can follow along in real time. Nintendo will leverage the Switch's portable design to make the new Mario Party game a unique experience.

by | June 13, 2018 | 01:43

Epic Games recently announced a $100 million eSports prize pool for Fortnite , which absolutely dwarfs the $2 million prize pot for the game's closest rival: Player Unknown's Battlegrounds. It turns out, the girl had been secretly spending up to 10 hours a night playing the game and was using the card to purchase in-game extras. Previously leaked specifically on the Nintendo eShop, the Wingman Starter Pack looks to be purchasable on every platform that Fortnite is available for.

by | June 12, 2018 | 08:01

Well, a key part of the new guidelines discusses cryptocurrencies and how cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies can be integrated into new app development for the Apple App Store. Notably, Apple announced it will be phasing out support for legacy Safari Extensions available for download outside of the company's official Safari Extensions Gallery .

by | June 12, 2018 | 07:12

The game is slated for release in 2019. There's a VR adventure coming too, called Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot . In that game, BJ fights against Nazis in the United States while his partner Anya is pregnant. Of course, it's available outside of VR as well. As the two main characters suggests, this is a cooperative game that will enable players to experience the Wolfenstein action with a friend.

by | June 12, 2018 | 05:27

Not only did they show off a bit of new gameplay but we also got the release date as well. Thee will still be cosmetic DLC, but zero play to win. Popular strategy game Command & Conquer is also making a comeback, with a new mobile game confirmed by EA.

by | June 12, 2018 | 03:37

Shown during the Ubisoft E3 2018 presentation today , Skull and Bones looks to be a dream come true for pirate fans wanting a more mature experience than Sea of Thieves . In terms of surprises, Ubisoft is being tipped to reveal Watch Dogs 3, Splinter Cell and potentially even a new Rabbids game. Kassandra and Alexios have the same story and both characters are raised as Spartans.

by | June 12, 2018 | 03:27

Dragon Age XI is coming to PC, PS4, and Xbox One , in North America and Europe, on September 4, 2018. Fans of the series attending E3 get some hands-on time with the upcoming game, as Square Enix brought a playable demo to the big show .

by | June 12, 2018 | 02:07

Video game stories from other sites on the web. Captain Spirit will contain "many secrets" and Easter eggs for Life is odd 2, so the directors encouraged players to explore everything. The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit will be available starting June 26 on PC, PS4, and Xbox One for free . So TAAOCS is in a way, a proof of concept that the Life Is Strange universe has more to it than Max, Chloe, and possibly even the town of Arcadia Bay.

by | June 12, 2018 | 02:02

Also of note was Microsoft's pledge to make games ready to play far quicker with Fast Start , which actually seems to align with the console's initial plans for nearly immediate play. We all know that free Android games aren't always free these days, but many of them are very close if you have a little patience. Microsoft announced earlier this year that new game premieres developed by Microsoft Studios would come to Game Pass at the same time they'd be available to buy.

by | June 12, 2018 | 00:51

Adding to the satirical theme, the video also featured Skyrim "ports" to an Etch-a-Sketch, pager, and a smart fridge, so it was understandable that people didn't think " Skyrim: Very Special Edition " was happening. The way you respond will determine where you go next, enemies you encounter and gear you find. Skills like Magicka level up as you use their associated abilities, but the game doesn't make a distinction between the different forms of magic like Destruction, Restoration, or ...

by | June 12, 2018 | 00:38

There's even a teaser trailer for Gears Pop! While admittedly adorable, the news of " Gears Pop " was very much over-shadowed by the announcement of the highly anticipated " Gears of War 5" and "Gears of Wars: Tactics" for PC . Gears Pop! , due out sometime in 2019 for Android and iOS, will reimagine Gears characters like Marcus Fenix and others as walking, talking Funko Pop figures.

by | June 11, 2018 | 23:40

The game was created by Jo-Mei Games, a Berlin-based game developer that announced the project back in 2015. EA also shared a trailer showcasing the game's flooded world and stylized, terrifying monsters. "When humans become lonely, they become monsters", said Geppert during the showcase. But although lonely she's far from alone, as "this ocean is full of creatures just like her".

by | June 11, 2018 | 23:02

The last main entry in the series, Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight, came out in 2010. Starting today, Android players can pre-register on Google Play to be notified when Command & Conquer: Rivals is available worldwide. The different forces spawn at the player's bases and can then be controlled and directed to specified points on the map and engage in combat. We haven't watched the following gameplay preview, because, well, we value our sanity.

by | June 11, 2018 | 23:02

Other Square Enix titles that should have some stage time include Just Cause 4 , Octopath Traveler , the Final Fantasy 7 remake that was announced three years ago, and the Avengers project from Crystal Dynamics and Eidos Montreal. Embark on an adrenaline-fueled motion picture like experience which can be completed in one sitting. Unfortunately, details are pretty much non-existent at this point, but we'll see it launch sometime in 2019 for PlayStation 4 and PC.

by | June 10, 2018 | 07:38

EA has quite the lineup coming, in terms of new blockbuster games: Battlefield V , Anthem , FIFA 19 , and plenty more are around the corner, to name a few. Alternatively, there'll be the option to pay for a full year's access, priced at $99.99. The biggest addition will be instant access to new games as they release.

by | June 10, 2018 | 06:47

First they came for AOL Instant Messenger , and killed it off on December 15 of a year ago. Before smartphone and mobile apps became very popular, Yahoo Messenger remained as the most popular messaging application. Yahoo released the first version of Messenger under the name Yahoo Pager in March of 1998. The company said that users can download their chat history to their devices; this option will be available for the next 6 months.

by | June 10, 2018 | 05:39

The first look at DICE's latest addition to the " Battlefield " franchise was revealed in May with a new trailer, and sparked some controversy as well as curiosity about what the developer would reveal for E3. It's only a tease for now, with more news promised "later this year". Don't expect to hide from tanks in buildings, because they can just smash through them now.