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Facebook bug made millions of users' default settings public

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The bug affected Facebook posts between May 18 and 27; although Facebook fixed the error on May 22, it took five days to reverse the problem for all affected posts. To be clear, this bug did not impact anything people had posted before - and they could still choose their audience just as they always have. While relatively minor compared to recent issues facing the company, the glitch is another embarrassing slip-up for a firm already under heavy fire over privacy concerns. Read More »

Xbox One’s E3 video game sale is now live

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Or people can grab an Xbox One S 1TB bundle for $249. Microsoft is celebrating E3's arrival with what it's calling "the biggest Xbox sale of the year ". Plus, there will be major discounts on expansions and season passes as well. Microsoft says that more than 300 games will be on sale, with some titles starting as low as $19.99. Read More »

The new BlackBerry smartphone is here - and yes, it has a keyboard

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Instead, this 4.5-inch display is paired with a retro QWERTY keyboard, upper mid-range Snapdragon 660 processor and security-enhanced Android 8.1 software for top-notch mobile productivity. The promise is up to two days of battery life; the KEY2 charges via USB-C. You also have your choice between 64 or 128GB of internal storage, both of which can be upgraded to 256GB via a microSD card. Read More »

Sony's new RX100 VI is a pocket powerhouse

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Inside, we find 15 elements in 12 groups, and Sony promises high image quality edge to edge. As you'd expect, the RX100 VI supports 4K video at 30fps, but can now handle HDR 4K, too - the first for a Cybershot camera, Sony said. The RX100 VI also has improved 4K recording capabilities. The RX100 VI is able to record superslow motion [xi] video at either 250 fps, 500 fps or 1000 fps [xii]. Read More »

Apple iOS 12 preview - what are the key features?

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If you're a paid Apple developer , you will be able to test it pretty soon. Apple finally launched their TV iOS app in Canada last September , after originally being an exclusive app for users in the United States. Users can set a scheduled time at which the device essentially locks itself down, restricting access to a handful of apps like Phone , Messages, and FaceTime. Read More »

Putin: Mueller Indictments Of Russians Driven By U.S

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Russian President Vladimir Putin reviews a guard of honor upon Putin's arrival at Hofburg palace on June 5, 2018 in Vienna, Austria . The Russian economy has rebounded, however, and Putin emphasised that lifting the sanctions would answer common interests. Read More »

Code Vein gets release date and Collector’s Edition

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Abusing the Gifts, or giving in too fully to bloodlust, leads Vein to become "Lost", mindless creatures with no humanity. With this trailer it's already clear that Code Vein will offer a more traditional story with chatty characters unlike the rather cryptic world building of a Dark Souls . Read More »

Microsoft sinks eco-friendly data centre off Scottish coast

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The data centre, which is set to run for five years, is powered using renewable energy from nearby islands vai an undersea cable, although once it is sunk it will be all but impossible to fix. As data centers tend to generate a lot of heat, big providers usually try to move them to cooler countries in order to save on energy bills. Spencer Fowers of Microsoft's special projects research group seals a logo onto Project Natick's Northern Isles datacenter in preparation for deployment. Read More »

Google rolls out June 2018 security patch for Pixel and Nexus devices

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Additionally, Google has posted Android Security Bulletin that details vulnerabilities which have been patched in the latest update. According to the announcement blog for Android P DP3 by Dave Burke, VP of Engineering there are a number of new features they've previously announced that have been switched on for this Developer Preview, including screen notches which will suit some phones like the Essential PH-1, OnePlus 6 both of which have a notch. Read More »

Apple unveils new tvOS 12, macOS Mojave

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Rather than have files and folders scattered all across the desktop, you can now toggle the settings in MacOS to automatically group similar files together into Stacks . " Safari now also presents simplified system information when users browse the web, preventing them from being tracked based on their system configuration", the tech giant said in a press release. Read More »

AMD Stock Nears Buy Point On Trade Show Announcements

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Being an APU, the chip also comes with its own graphics in the form of Radeon Vega 8 that has a clock speed of 1.1GHz. That's great for now, but AMD is also looking to the future, and the future is 7nm. AMD's Ryzen Threadripper chips are aimed at high-end desktop builds, and will reportedly deliver improved performance across rendering, post-production, and encoding workloads. Read More »

Instagram Looking to Add Long-Form Video

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But as Facebook pivots to long-form video content with Facebook Watch , it makes sense that its other properties would follow suit. The Journal reports that the new feature "will focus on vertical video", and the company has held discussions with content creators and publishers about producing longer-form video for the platform. Read More »

Sony's First Pre-E3 PS4 Game Reveal: Tetris Effect

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Being created by Tetsuya Mizuguchi and the team behind Lumines and Rez Infinite , I don't know how to explain this game, besides telling you to watch that trailer and try to piece it together for yourself. Fan-favorite modes like Marathon, Sprint and Ultra will also return alongside new modes and features that will be revealed at a later date. So, how will Tetris Effect actually play? Fully playable on either a standard display (up to 4K and 60fps on a PS4 ™Pro), or optionally in ... Read More »

Here are the highlights from Apple's 2018 Worldwide Developers' Conference

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But as the Verge reports , there are still a handful of new features that come with the update including one that tracks your phone usage, group FaceTime calls, and an app that can measure your furniture. Third-party apps that provide content like weather, news, maps, and other quickly digestible information can be given a short verbal cue, making them more useful than ever. Read More »

BlackBerry Key2 specs leak points to long-lasting phone

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Gone is last year's 12-megapixel, f/2.0 lens and in its place is an all-new dual-camera setup comprised of a main 12-megapixel sensor that features an improved f/1.8 aperture and a secondary 12-megapixel, f/2.6 camera. If you're so eagerly anticipating the "rebirth of an icon" that you can not wait one more day to check out the BlackBerry KEY2 in officially official renders in two color options, with full specifications in tow, you're in luck. Read More »

Apple unveils features to help tackle 'smartphone addiction'

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Apple makes most of its money selling hardware, and Monday's software upgrades will likely give users another reason to keep buying the company's new devices. Apple also greatly improved the capability of its FaceTime app while also making it more interactive and fun. Users that don't trust their own ability to resist their phone's digital temptations will have the choice to set up an automatic limit of how much time they can spend in an app. Read More »

New AMD Ryzen Threadripper Has 32 Cores, 64 Threads

The new 32-core processor fits into the current SP3 socket with your existing X399 motherboard. Though names have not been mentioned, we expect Ryzen Threadripper 2900X, 2920X and 2950X and personally, I like the sound of Ryzen Threadripper 2990X. Read More »

Blizzard confirms it’s working on a new Diablo project

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Blizzard are hiring, and it appears we'll be getting ready to crawl through the depths of Hell yet again real soon. The Irvine, California-based studio (which also made Overwatch and Hearthstone ) is looking to hire a creative director , an executive producer, and various specialized artists (including a dungeon artists) for an upcoming Diablo game. Read More »

The all new Mac App Store: Everything you need to know!

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One of the first things you may notice when you boot up macOS 10.14 Mojave is that the lock screen has had a bit of a tweak, with larger images and font text. The news comes amid another denial from Apple that iOS and macOS will ever merge, though it will eventually mean apps now only available through the App Store will also run on MacBook, iMac, and other Mac hardware. Read More »

Microsoft Leaks Red Dead Redemption 2 Pre-order Bonuses And Info

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Now, it appears that Red Dead Redemption is following that same trend. The bonuses that players will get when they preorder " Red Dead Redemption 2 " have been accidentally leaked by Microsoft . Pin Set: Six pins in the image of weapons from Red Dead Redemption 2 . Arthur cannot only use the horse as a medium to travel, his horse will actually work as his companion. Read More »

A closer look at Asus jaw-dropping ScreenPad for Windows 10 laptop

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New ZenBook notebooks include ZenBook Pro 15 (UX580), ZenBook Pro 14 (UX480) and ZenBook S (UX391). In our brief hands-on with both laptops , we were impressed with the versatility of the different ScreenPad apps. Ever heard of a laptop which has a whole display instead of the trackpad? If the bold colors of the VivoBook S are turning you off, or if you'd prefer something in a more touch-friendly form factor, then ASUS has another option for you: the VivoBook Flip 14. Read More »

Hitman 2 rumors rage as WB accidentally teases sequel

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Another tweet which sparked more excitement, this time from WB Games, pictured a race auto. Hitman 2 would be the tenth Hitman game released for the franchise, which was created by IO Interactive and originally published by Eidos and Square Enix. Read More »

Apple to introduce new privacy features for devices

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This will give you a weekly activity summary that details how you used your iPhone or iPad for the week-how much time you're spending on your device, what apps you're using the most , how often per hour you're picking up your phone, which apps are sending the most notifications , and more. Read More »

Microsoft to offer the Xbox One X for $50 off during E3

On the hardware side of things, you can save $10 off Xbox One controllers and $50 off any Xbox One console. Chop, chop, chop. The Xbox One X is getting its first official price cut during E3 2018. DLC and expansions will be discounted during during the sale as well. Subscriptions to Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass (which just celebrated its one-year anniversary ) are $1 for one month for new users. Read More »

All users to be moved to new Gmail

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Eight weeks after the official rollout announcement in July, all users will be automatically updated to the new Gmail, though they'll be able to opt out for another four weeks. The opt-out will also no longer be available to users who've moved to the new Gmail already. Google rolls out offline support in Gmail and its new Smart Compose feature that completes your sentences. Read More »

Lenovo's new 'all-screen' Z5 smartphone features a notch and chin

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In fact, it isn't a flagship at all as it is powered by the Snapdragon 636, a chipset that powers the budget phones. The Lenovo Z5 has been in the news for quite some time now and there was a lot of hype around the device due to rumors that suggested that the Z5 will come with features such as a huge battery with nearly 45 days of standby time, edge-to-edge notch-less display and glass back . Read More »