Tuesday, 13 November 2018
Latest news
Home » Technology

Technology

Warner Bros. claims 'Bethesda's allegations are untrue' about Westworld

perth_map

Have you played either game? Given all the information Bethesda has provided about Fallout 76 , it's now easy to dig out more about what to expect when the game releases in November. "As one of the world's leading creators of intellectual property, including the ground-breaking television series Westworld , Warner Bros . has a deep respect for intellectual property rights", Warner Bros .' statement reads. Read More »

IT'S BACK! NES Classic Edition returns to stores

perth_map

You can also build your own bundle through Best Buy , including additional controllers or extension cords - with the short length of the original controller's cord, this is all but a required purchase. These retailers are also going to accommodate customers who will be purchasing the NES Classic via their physical stores. A hot potato: Your best bet for nabbing an NES Classic Edition on Friday is to line up early at your nearest GameStop . Read More »

Comcast restores services after widespread outage

perth_map

The service notes that outage reports mostly come from Mountain View, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Washington, Seattle, Arlington, Atlanta, Pittsburgh, and NY. The company has confirmed that it's working to resolve problems. It is the second largest USA pay TV provider, behind AT&T , since its DirecTV acquisition. Read More »

OnePlus 6 red variant coming on July 2

Some confirmation that a red OnePlus 6 is on the way comes from OnePlus itself. Another image was also leaked by Slashleaks , which shows the purported red variant in full. Additionally, the device appears fantastic aesthetically and competes for aesthetics head-on with the current Silk White variant of the OnePlus 6 . Read More »

Overwatch Twitter reveals some frikkin' mech-based Hamster hero

perth_map

And he really is adorable! We don't know anything official about this hamster and its death ball yet, but we can surmise a few things from these short teasers. As for how Hammond got that giant robot hamster ball, and why he chose to make huge guns come out of it... Introducing Wrecking Ball-a resourceful tinkerer that fights with an iron-clad mech . Read More »

Motorola One Might Be A Smaller Version Of The One Power

perth_map

The Moto Z3 is very likely to be a flagship, and hence, will be powered by Snapdragon 845 SoC that will probably be mated to 6 GB RAM . Going by previous Moto Z phones, we'd expect the Moto Z3 to be priced at around £700. The other difference is that the Moto One seems to have a glass back while there is a matte finish back on the One Power. The Moto Z3 Play is already official, but it's by no means a flagship offering - instead, it's the entry-level model in the Z3 family. Read More »

Italdesign creates a wild new look for the Nissan GT-R's birthday

perth_map

The roofline has been lowered by 54mm, with a very Euro-look lowered centre section, firmed up with crisp fold lines in the Italian "piega" (crease) tradition, while gold inlaid edges from the bottom of the doors to the shoulder lines emphasise the "samurai blade" cooling outlets behind the front wheels. Read More »

Galaxy Note 9 Launches August 9

perth_map

Samsung , which has lost its authority position in the Indian cell phone market to Xiaomi for two straight quarters, is attempting to win back clients in the online space. Both front and rear cameras have a single LED flash. The next big thing from Samsung is almost here. It is powered by an unnamed 1.6GHz octa-core processor , paired with 3GB of RAM . Read More »

Google just spent $22m on what used to be Firefox OS

perth_map

The goal of Google is to bring its apps and services to everyone on whatever device-smartphone, desktop, notebook computer, smartwatch, and feature phone . KaiOS is now Google funded! The most basic factor is the affordability, which is the prime concern for the most buyers of feature phones, particularly in a market like India. Read More »

China Mobile, Huawei demo VR broadcasting based on 5G network slicing

perth_map

Talking more about the advantages of the 5G technology, the company's CEO stated that the adoption of this connectivity will help a lot in the growth of both augmented and virtual reality. Huawei Rotating Chairman Eric Xu addressed the audience in his keynote speech titled Bringing MBB to a New Level with 5G. Xu emphasized that 5G standards are the result of joint collaboration between global organizations. Read More »

WhatsApp now lets group admins restrict messages in groups

perth_map

It works in the same way as Telegram's channels and allows only the admin of a group to send messages, TechCrunch reported. "One way people use groups is to receive important announcements and information, including parents and teachers at schools, community centres, and non-profit organisations", the Facebook-owned company wrote in a blog post late on Friday. Read More »

Uncharted originator Amy Hennig leaves EA to set up new studio

perth_map

At the time, Söderlund said that EA Worldwide Studios would take over the development of the project, while a team from EA Vancouver will take the lead. Hopefully now Hennig is far, far away from the high pressures of the publishing giant, she can continue to create great new video game franchises. The publisher's research pushed the new studio to drop the linear approach in favour of something more replayable and lasting , which Hennig describes as "pretty different" from the original vision. Read More »

Fortnite Playground Mode Is Live and Here Are The Details

perth_map

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has been live since March 2017, but its popularity and player base has slumped in recent months, which is mostly attributed to the popularity of its main competitor in the genre, Fortnite . You can consult the full Fortnite v4.5 patch notes here . Another big change is that progress for elimination challenges for the Battle Pass or daily challenges will count if players down another enemy, instead of requiring to eliminate with that specific weapon. Read More »

Amazon Unveils Its Biggest, Fastest Kids Tablet Yet

perth_map

Amazon has announced the newest addition to its Fire tablet lineup: the new Fire HD 10 Kids Edition, the company's largest tablet built from the ground up for kids. The Amazon Echo Show is a nifty piece of hardware that gives you all the power of an Echo smart speaker combined with a tablet-like display for additional functions. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Unveiling Set for August 9

perth_map

If true, the Galaxy S10 will feature a larger display than the upcoming Galaxy Note 9 , which is rumored to have a 6.38-inch display. The noticeable difference is at the back where the fingerprint sensor is now moved below the camera module. Read More »

Fortnite rocket launch timing announced, get in-match or you’ll miss it

perth_map

The 50v50 LTM that's replacing Final Fight will have some new guidelines compared to previous 50v50 game modes. Fortnite is in early access across PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC and iOS. As of this writing, we have just under 24 hours until launch. One of the most memorable occurrences in Fortnite's history was Epic Games' decision to shake up the map in a big way by concluding the last season of the popular Battle Royale game with a meteor strike that permanently changed the map. Read More »

OnePlus eyeing U.S. expansion, 5G phone for 2019

perth_map

Thus, after a OnePlus 6T that should be introduced in the second half of 2018, we expect the company's first high-end handsets of 2019 to be called OnePlus 7 . The probable reason why OnePlus could be one of the first companies to launch a 5G smartphones is because of its good ties with Qualcomm. One of them, if not both, should pack a 5G modem inside. Read More »

Facebook gives up on building internet drones

perth_map

Sixteen people have lost their jobs as a result of the closure. Maguire added that Facebook will continue to its work with Airbus on High-Altitude Platform System ( HAPS ) connectivity more generally, as part of the deal it signed with the airplane maker in November past year. Read More »

Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL Design Revealed Through 360-Degree Renders

perth_map

Given that the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are meant to be flagship level handsets, it's nearly a guarantee that they will be packing Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 chipset. While this isn't the juiciest of leaks, tipster Ice Universe is claiming seperately that LG Display will be supplying OLED panels with notches to Google. Read More »

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Online Sales Tax

perth_map

Supreme Court ruled in South Dakota's favor in South Dakota v. Wayfair on collecting online sales taxes . "Between targeted advertising and instant access to most consumers via any internet-enabled device, a business may be present in a state in a meaningful way without that presence being physical in the traditional sense of the term", Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote in his opinion . Read More »

Mobile US launches FamilyMode app for parents

perth_map

It also has an easy option for giving users bonus time on different devices and provides a dashboard for the children, so they can see how they've progressed through the day's limits. If you have more than one kid, you can control who can access which sites. You'll also have real-time location information so you can keep track of where your kids are as long as their phone is on them. Read More »

Microsoft Rolls Out Native Ad-blocking Feature In Edge For Android

perth_map

Microsoft updated its Android mobile browser with the ad-blocker built-in, allowing users to skip the need for a standalone ad-block app on their Android devices. Don't look now, but Microsoft is willing to give this a try with the Microsoft Edge browser app for Android. The Truecaller app for Windows 10 Mobile was released in September 2015 and offered features such as offline caller ID support and profile pictures of identified callers. Read More »

States Can Tax Amazon Marketplace

perth_map

I get it: You liked not having to pay sales tax on some of the things you bought. Brick-and-mortar retailers are big winners, and some big internet retailers such as Amazon may come ahead as well as they sell tax-collection services to smaller firms. Read More »

PUBG Drops Its Lawsuit Against Fortnite Creator Epic Games

perth_map

The South Korean court case was concluded via a letter of withdrawal sent to Epic Games Inc. from PUBG Corp . on Monday. Prior to the lawsuit being officially announced, the team behind PUBG came out fists swinging against their fellow Tencent company saying "After listening to the growing feedback from our community and reviewing the gameplay for ourselves, we are concerned that Fortnite may be replicating the experience for which PUBG is known ". Read More »

SD Readies to Collect Online Sales Tax After Supreme Court Ruling

perth_map

That's an effort to make it easier on out-of-state retailers to collect and remit those taxes, something that factored into Thursday's Supreme Court decision. Collection of sales taxes from online sales has been a long-standing policy of GMA, and this session the General Assembly passed House Bill 61, sponsored by former Camilla Mayor and GMA President Jay Powell (R-Camilla). Read More »

$159 Nokia 3.1 available to purchase in the USA on July 2

perth_map

Subtle but striking metal accents are matched with dual diamond cuts for a premium finish. We still don't have anything more precise than "in the coming months" for when you can actually expect the feature to land on your smartphone. " Nokia 3 has been an extremely successful part of the Nokia smartphone line-up around the world". Even though there is a version with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage , HMD Global made no mention of it in the press release we received via email. Read More »

Embattled CEO resigns from San Francisco cannabis company

perth_map

Ettel rises to her feet and finishes her call with the police, turning to flash an annoyed smirk at the camera before the video ends. "And I said 'do you have a permit for the water you're selling, maybe this could get her to move". Bradford Betz is an editor for Fox News. The nickname echoes the viral video monicker of " BBQ Becky ", another Bay Area white woman who called the police on Black barbecuers in April because they were using charcoal in a charcoal-free area of a public park. Read More »

Now you can play Mario Kart 8 using Nintendo Labo

perth_map

The search for Australia and New Zealand's greatest Nintendo Labo creations and customisations has begun with the launch of the Nintendo Labo Creators Contest for Australia and New Zealand. As the image above shows, Nintendo created a Switch that looks like it's made out of cardboard. Given our habit of "leaning in" to turns, this feature will likely be a welcome addition for Labo owners. Read More »