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Apple Maps is down, 'all users' affected

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Unfortunately, Apple has only just announced its CarPlay platform would open up to third-party navigation and mapping apps with the release of iOS 12 - but that hasn't yet come to pass. "Y'all are useless. Apple maps is down". We can confirm Apple Maps is down in our area as well. Additionally, Maps has benefited from being the sole source of directions when users ask for assistance from Siri, enabling an in-car voice request for driving guidance to nearby businesses or locations to ... Read More »

IOS 12 will block police hacking tools - Apple

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Law enforcement agencies often attempt to hack phones of criminals, as was the case in the United States authorities attempted to get into the phone of a mass shooter in 2016, an action which was blocked by Apple . The fix, however, may reignite a firestorm of words that occurred in 2016 between Apple and the Federal Bureau of Investigation over accessing the iPhone of San Bernardino mass-shooter Syed Rizwan Farook. Read More »

Aston Martin reveals Rapide AMR

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After being previewed at last year's Geneva Motor Show , Aston Martin has finally presented the new Rapide AMR , which becomes the latest model parked under the performance sub-brand after the DB11 AMR . This is due to AMR retuning the engine, fitting larger intake manifolds and tuned-length dual inlet runners. A brake cooling system was nabbed from the Vanquish S with modified ducts and dust shields. Read More »

Samsung Smartphone Burn a auto; women escaped, almost

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Ice Universe has a track record of leaking unreleased phones , but this should still be treated as a rumor until the Note 9 is officially announced. The image of the sticker of the wireless charger bears a model number EP-N6100 and comes with 12.0 volts and 2.1 amperes of input rating and mentions that it has been made in Vietnam. Read More »

Microsoft To Release Surface Pro 6 In 2019

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According to certain internal documents "Libra" is the codename for the new tablet which will probably end up as an affordable Surface tablet version. Since Microsoft launched Surface Pro LTE very recently, the Carmel is not expected to launch this year. The device will also feature a better GPU, with SSD storage. Read More »

Things To Do This Weekend For Father's Day

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The flawless way to kick off Father's Day weekend, no? Nothing says man-pering better than a trip to a classy barbershop. My Dad is a huge fan of boat's, and since he sold his a year ago, The cruise on Lake Erie sounded like a great gift idea and some fun in the sun. Read More »

Nintendo is bringing two arcade classics to the Switch

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Arcade Archives: Donkey Kong is available on the eShop right now in North America and Japan, and will arrive in Europe tomorrow. While many people are familiar with " Donkey Kong ", they might not know " Sky Skipper ". By 1982 the game was gone from Japanese arcades, and it never got a Western release. A 1981 shooter game, its cabinets were largely modified and only one cabinet was left at the Nintendo of America offices which will be used for the release. Read More »

Maxis proud to bring 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ to more Malaysians

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Coming to Reliance Jio , the telecom provider addressed the 186 million subscribers that World Cup matches will be streamed live on Jio TV at zero cost. To compete with its rival Jio, Airtel will also be giving the users an exclusive access for the behind-the-scenes match snippets, match previews and reviews. Read More »

OnePlus 6 Sales Reached 1 Million Units Within 22 Days of Launch

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Granted, a million units sold pales in comparison to the volume of devices sold by Samsung or Apple, but there's a lot to be said about the approach OnePlus has taken with its product offerings. It also includes a dual rear camera setup with a 16-megapixel primary sensor and a 20-megapixel secondary sensor, and a 16-megapixel sensor is available on the front that supports a Face Unlock feature. Read More »

Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 announced, goes on sale June 24

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The screen is slightly smaller and lower-res, but the Chromebook Plus V2 did gain an Intel processor, while the previous version had an ARM chip. There's also a 1MP front-facing camera for video calls and a 13MP camera next to the keyboard that can act as a rear-camera when using the Chromebook Plus V2 in tablet mode. Read More »

Resident Evil 2 Remake To Hit Stores January 2019

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The Resident Evil 2 remake announced at E3 2018 sounds like a dream come true - the original game reimagined in the Resi 7 engine, and with that classic Resi 4 over the shoulder camera. In Resident Evil 2 , the classic action, tense exploration, and puzzle solving gameplay that defined the Resident Evil series returns. 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. Read More »

Nintendo talks about Netflix on Switch, loot boxes and more

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You can purchase it through the store of whatever platform you're on for $5.99, a similar price to other starter packs that have been released in the past. Sony has reportedly had little interest in cross-platform capabilities in the past, so it isn't hard to imagine that it played a significant role in locking Epic Games accounts to PS4. Read More »

New Death Stranding trailer shown at E3 2018

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Following his split from Konami , Hideo Kojima launched his own studio, Kojima Productions , where the company's first game would be a game titled "Death Stranding" . We've no idea whether the track or anything else from the artist will appear in the final Death Stranding soundtrack. but it definitely worked beautifully alongside the trailer. Read More »

Fire Emblem: Three Houses For Nintendo Switch Announced With Trailer

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For those who've long thought Fire Emblem would be at home on the Switch , first of all, you were right. This has been corrected. Stay tuned for more coverage this week as we cover E3 2018 . Some of the unique gameplay features in " Fire Emblem: Three Houses " are placed in the battling mechanics. The game is slated to released in Spring 2019, and packs the series' strategic gameplay everyone knows and loves with some new improvements. Read More »

You'll Only Play As Ellie in The Last of Us Part II

She is on a path towards finding peace in her world-but it doesn't last. We've been teased with a breath taking reveal trailer of The Last Of Us Part 2 , with Ellie killing it on a guitar, then teased again with the more elusive, mystery-surrounding trailer featuring *ahem* Ellie's mum. Read More »

Microsoft Office 2019 for Mac previews improved inking features and more

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That bit is definitely coming to everything, with Windows Excel and PowerPoint for Windows rolling out soon, Outlook will get them next month and finally, the Mac editions will fall into line in August. This is clearly the case on the Office.com landing page, where the app buttons use shadow and depth to highlight what's under the mouse, but I didn't see any Fluent influence in screenshots and videos of the actual program windows, aside from animations that happen when you hover the ... Read More »

Huawei Mate 20 Pro May Feature Samsung 6.9-inch OLED Displays

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The brand has ordered for flat panels and not curved ones. According to a report coming from a Korean website, The Bell , Huawei has already placed orders for 6.9-inch AMOLED panels with Samsung Display. Among these, the P30 series is expected to be announced only after the MWC 2019 tech show, leaving a lot of possibilities for the Mate 20 Pro. Buyers looking for big-screen phones will have quite a few devices to choose from in the second half of the year. Read More »

Eat Dirt And Taste Victory In Trials Rising On Nintendo Switch

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For all its silliness, Rising still looks to offer a challenge, as it appears that having extreme mastery over the game's controls will be necessary as you balance on precariously small platforms. You will ride against other players as fully visualised ghosts or in real-time local and online multiplayer. This is the first new Trials game to be released since Trials Fusion , which was released in 2014 with its last DLC, Trials of the Blood Dragon , coming out in 2016. Read More »

Wendy’s Shades IHOB Over Burger Rebranding: ‘Pancakes Were Too Hard’?

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IHOP recently changed its iconic name to IHOb revealing that the new consonant stands for "burgers". The name change has certainly garnered attention on social media, and seems to be working exactly how the company wanted. But we said, there will come times when we want to promote something other than pancakes. "Good company. They treated us well". But the trick comes with making the idea stick long after IHOb campaign ends. Read More »

Telltale is working on a Stranger Things game

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Netflix reached out to Mashable to clarify some of the earlier reporting, and we now have a much clearer picture of what's happening here. Telltale Games titles are flawless for the Netflix platform, as most of the games don't require much interaction from the player other than making text choices and moving a character from one part of the story to the other. Read More »

Volvo details new 'Polestar Engineered' S60 T8

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Gold is Volvo Polestar Engineered's signature color. The current V60 covers the 0-62mph dash in 5.1 seconds, but the extra power, combined with software changes to the automatic gearbox, should help Polestar Engineered versions dip under five - numbers which should put the Polestar roughly on par with the S4. Read More »

Apple steps up encrytion to thwart police cracking of iPhones

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While this will likely make it more hard for law enforcement officials to access iPhones, it could result in the purchase of more GrayKey devices as they look to get them closer to where seizures occur. Apparently, there was speculation that Apple would end up using the USB-C port on its 2018 iPhone lineup but the sources claim that since Apple is still in the redesign phase, it would not be able to use the technology on its upcoming iPhones. Read More »

Google Home can now handle up to three commands at once

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Today, that functionality is starting to go live. Previously, it could do this for only two queries. For instance, suppose you want to turn on your TV and light, then all you need to say "turn on my living room TV and light". The new ability is a progression from Google Home's understanding of two commands at once. With this latest firmware update, though, Google can intelligently recognize these commands. Read More »

Vivo Nex with bezel-less display, pop-up selfie camera launched

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On the back, the Vivo Nex features a dual camera setup comprising a 12MP main camera with f/1.8 aperture and a secondary 5MP f/2.4 shooter that helps provide depth information. Vivo NEX will be out in China soon. For one, the 8MP f/2.0 front camera is placed onto an elevating mechanism that pops up when needed; sounds reverbates through the screen itself thanks to Vivo's so-called Screen SoundCasting Technology, which is most probably utilizing a piezoelectric technology at its core, ... Read More »

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Is Free on PS Plus Now

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It appears that you need to purchase the Black Ops Pass content in one shot, as it won't be available for individual purchase. Previously the Black Ops 4 FAQ did say that content which is part of the Black Ops pass can not be purchased separately. Read More »

God of War Will Get New Game+ Mode At Later Date

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Specifically, New Game+ will, as expected, allow players to carry over their progression and bring all their earned weapons, skills, and armor over into a new game playthrough. God of War is available now exclusively on PS4. "Have you ever imagined that first test of strength defying battle with Baldur while adorning the Valkyrie Armour on Kratos?" Unfortunately, the company didn't provide an exact date, so fans should keep an eye out for any announcements from Sony. Read More »

Climbing MPR Raccoon has been trapped

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A raccoon stretches itself on the 23rd floor of a tower in Minnesota , US. We certainly hope this all ends happily, but we can't say exactly when that will be. On Tuesday, employees occasionally stepped outside to further document the animal's ascent to greatness on Twitter . By late Tuesday morning, the critter was spotted a few stories up on a window ledge, its brownish body just a smudge on the building's concrete and mottled stone exterior. Read More »

More Cyberpunk 2077 details surface up

The character creation system looks extremely comprehensive and it seems like you'll be able to truly craft the cyberpunk you always dreamed you would be. The streets are bustling, things are happening around you in a way that makes you feel as if they'd be happening whether you were there to initiate them or not. Read More »

Net Neutrality Rules Died Today

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If you want to use Facebook and Twitter? Big changes could be headed to the internet industry as net neutrality becomes a policy of the past. Pai calls the FTC the "nation's premier consumer protection agency". Our goal is simple: better, faster, cheaper internet access for American consumers who are in control of their own online experience. Almost two dozen states and several companies have sued the government to try and preserve the rules. Read More »