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Significant but not listed: USB Restricted Mode , a change originally included in the iOS 12 beta that makes it more hard for anyone, including authorities, to break into the iPhone through the Lightning port. It prevents specialist unlocking hardware made by the likes of Cellebrite and Grayshift from entering multiple passcode guesses via the phone's data port.
  • Hollow Knight coming to Nintendo Switch today

    Hollow Knight coming to Nintendo Switch today

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    If you try and login to Fortnite on Switch , you'll receive an error message and there is no way to log out and try another account. In a big surprise, developer Epic Games will add headset support to Fortnite on the Switch Thursday morning .
  • Apple's App Store To Host New Support For Cryptocurrencies

    Apple's App Store To Host New Support For Cryptocurrencies

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    But the company later pulled the app, reportedly because the software's mining function could drain a Mac's battery life and cause excessive heat. Though the letter predominantly focused on allowing free trials for all apps in the App Store, it also requested that Apple make more "developer-friendly changes" to its Review Guidelines .
  • Assassin's Creed Odyssey lets you romance whoever you so choose

    Assassin's Creed Odyssey lets you romance whoever you so choose

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    We'll keep you updated. Heavy emphasis was placed on the fact that Ubisoft wants this to be an epic RPG experience, and the new features are meant to make this Assassin's Creed more RPG-y than ever before. The $109.99 Gold Steelbook Edition for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One has a Steelbook, season pass and Secrets of Greece mission. What made Starlink a worth mentioning title is the fact that Starfox will be found among the game's characters on the hybrid console, making fans dropping ...
  • Ridley, Inkling, and Daisy Smash Bros. amiibo revealed | E3 2018

    Ridley, Inkling, and Daisy Smash Bros. amiibo revealed | E3 2018

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    Nintendo will continue compatibility with GameCube controllers for the new installment, though the company also teased a picture of a new version of the controller during the Direct. Take your Arsenal, a fully customizable powered suit, out for an array of missions to surmount the enemy at all costs. Each character now even brings their own dice block to the party.
  • E3 2018: Fallout 76 Beta Announced, No Confirmed Release Date

    E3 2018: Fallout 76 Beta Announced, No Confirmed Release Date

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    Plan is to show more at QuakeCon in August. It has three new modes right now , including New Game Plus. Bethesda wanted players to create their own story in the game, and so the Fallout 76 open world comes with very few rules. With friends, you can build up awesome bases and fight against huge mutant beasts together. We finally got a release date; Fallout 76 will be available on November 14th.
  • Madden finally returns to the PC with this year's installment

    Madden finally returns to the PC with this year's installment

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    EA is offering gamers a new PC subscription gaming option, Origin Access Premier, with the promise of all of the company's newest titles for a single monthly payment. What's that mean? Origin Access Premier subscribers will get access to Madden NFL 19, which is making its PC comeback, as well as Federation Internationale de Football Association 19, Battlefield V , and Anthem when they come out.
  • Alexa and Amazon Echo Now Available in France

    Alexa and Amazon Echo Now Available in France

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    That IR compatibility means that users could say " Alexa , turn to channel 54" - and the set-top box with carry out the command by communication with a user's cable box. The Amazon FIre TV Cube looks like an interesting device. "And, it's just the beginning". While the Cube aptly blends Fire TV and Amazon Echo functionalities, there's an extra reason why you might want to get your hands on it.
  • Apple announces iOS 12 and macOS Mojave

    Apple announces iOS 12 and macOS Mojave

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    DARK MODE . Craig Federighi shows off Dark Mode on MacOS Mojave . It can darken the Finder file explorer app, system apps like Mail , Messages , Maps , Calendar , Photos and much more. Users will be able to determine which apps have access to a user's information and hardware. In the case of macOS Mojave , the default wallpaper image is a lovely sand dune in the Mojave Desert , and with Dynamic Desktops enabled, users will see the sun slowly move across the sky during the ...
  • Facebook faces new regulatory backlash over data privacy

    Facebook faces new regulatory backlash over data privacy

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    Facebook has said it disagrees with claims by the New York Times that it breached privacy pledges made to the public and to USA regulators when it shared information with mobile device makers. "So companies like Facebook , Google , Twitter and YouTube had to work directly with operating system and device manufacturers to get their products into people's hands".
  • What to expect from Apple’s 2018 WWDC developer conference

    What to expect from Apple’s 2018 WWDC developer conference

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    But Apple's other platforms - the Mac , Apple Watch and Apple TV - have become less attractive to developers, and Apple has the opportunity to turn that around. Unlike Facebook and Google, Apple's business doesn't depend on gathering data to sell ads (though it does collect user data for ads in places like the App Store).
  • Facebook popularity sinking among teens

    Facebook popularity sinking among teens

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    In just three years since Pew's last survey on teens' social media use, Facebook's dominance has declined. Second and third top social media services among teens are now Instagram at 72% and Snapchat at 69%. The latest survey only indicated that Facebook has a teen issue . Most notably, smartphone ownership has become a almost ubiquitous element of teen life: 95 per cent of teens now report they have a smartphone or access to one.
  • Facebook is shutting down its notorious 'trending' feature

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    The Facebook logo is seen at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. Facebook said "Trending" will be removed next week. The contractor claimed Facebook downplayed conservative issues and promoted liberal causes. We introduced Trending in 2014 as a way to help people discover news topics that were popular across the Facebook community. "There are other ways for us to better invest our resources", Hardiman said.
  • Fallout 76 Announced by Bethesda Game Studios!

    Fallout 76 Announced by Bethesda Game Studios!

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    There were speculations whether fans would have to stay patient until Bethesda's E3 press conference in the coming weeks but thankfully today we got some extra information. The previous generations had two Fallout games, both Fallout 3 and Fallout : New Vegas were critically acclaimed and loved by fans. An online RPG means you will share your gaming world and your adventures with millions of other Fallout 76 players.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation urging Americans to reboot internet routers now

    Federal Bureau of Investigation urging Americans to reboot internet routers now

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    There's surely more to it, but it has been recommended that all home routers or small office routers get a restart, which should clear the immediate threat . Unfortunately, there's no easy way to tell if your router has been compromised by VPNFilter, according to CNET . Earlier, Cisco Systems Inc said the hacking campaign targeted devices from Belkin International's Linksys , MikroTik , Netgear Inc, TP-Link and QNAP .
  • Apple’s HomePod will soon be available in Canada, France, and Germany

    Apple’s HomePod will soon be available in Canada, France, and Germany

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    Getting the iOS 11.4 update is simple enough. So if you haven't already, please go ahead and install iOS 11.4 on your iPhone, iPad or iPod right now . Apple also updated tvOS and watchOS today. AirPlay is Apple's proprietary standard for streaming audio, video and other content from one device to another - say streaming that video your iPhone is playing to an Apple TV connected to your television set.
  • Google, Facebook Face Complaints Over New EU Law

    Google, Facebook Face Complaints Over New EU Law

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    For example, the GDPR includes a right to information, giving individuals the right to request how their personal data is being shared and processed. In breaking news, Tronc, the owner of major news outlets including the Los Angeles Times and New York Daily News has closed its entire portfolio of websites in European countries, and complaints have already been filed against Facebook , Google , Instagram , and WhatsApp .
  • "Yanny" or "Laurel", this audio clip is tearing the internet apart

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    Some people say they hear " Yanny " while others hear " Laurel ". ". One of my friends sent it to me and the first time I heard it, it said " Laurel , '" the Redditor explained". The "audio illusion" is leaving the Internet confused, no matter which side. Here's another example of a visual cue affecting the way a word is heard .
  • Get Insider Access To OnePlus 6 to Launch on Wednesday, May 16th

    Get Insider Access To OnePlus 6 to Launch on Wednesday, May 16th

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    The advantages of glass over metal are manifold. There have been a lot of hype and hoopla about the OnePlus 6 . Tipster Evan Blass also recently revealed that the OnePlus 6 may have a black woodgrain finish version. Some believe that what co-founder Pete Lau is holding in the picture below is the OnePlus 6T . And that's a lesson learnt for some unfortunate buyers who stood in a queue to purchase the 3 and the 5 when it was launched because both the 3T and the 5T were much better (and ...
  • Facebook Trouble With Hate Speech

    Facebook Trouble With Hate Speech

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    In Q1, Facebook disabled about 583 million fake accounts, most of which were disabled within minutes of registration. This is in addition to the millions of fake account attempts we prevent daily from ever registering with Facebook .
  • Google moved the clock in Android P because of the notch

    Google moved the clock in Android P because of the notch

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    Google Photos will advise forwarding the photo to the friend. The changes are coming in the next few months. The company had a various new declaration to share related to AI, Google Assistant , and machine learning. At this year's Google I/O event, the biggest search engine on Earth unveiled a number of exciting features for its own personal helper. For outlets with subscriptions, Google will allow you to subscribe directly through your Google account, without needing new passwords ...
  • Americans imprisoned in North Korea freed, heading back to US

    Americans imprisoned in North Korea freed, heading back to US

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    Kim said he released the three Americans yesterday after an "official suggestion" from Trump . The report came as USA secretary of state Mike Pompeo returned home from Pyongyang with three U.S. The White House had previously said a release of the prisoners would be a sign of goodwill heading into the upcoming summit between Kim Jong Un and Trump .
  • Huawei P20 Pro gets $1099 Australian RRP ahead of May launch

    Huawei P20 Pro gets $1099 Australian RRP ahead of May launch

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    Recent news from the Taipei Times has cited a research note from Yunata Securities analyst Jeff Pu that claims Apple is likely to launch a new iPhone model with a triple lens rear camera sometime next year. Providing the triple-lens camera does come to fruition though, it will probably be relegated to the most expensive flagship released that year. It means that the third generation iPhone X or iPhone X Plus are the likely recipients of the camera upgrade.
  • Australian bank lost data of 20mn accounts

    Australian bank lost data of 20mn accounts

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    The bank informed its regulators and launched an internal investigation which found the tapes had " most likely been disposed of", Sullivan said. However, Buzzfeed News reports that one of the possible scenarios investigated by KPMG was that the tapes fell off the back of a truck when they were being transported to be destroyed.
  • Epic Games' Fortnite Season 4 Arrives With A Bang

    Epic Games' Fortnite Season 4 Arrives With A Bang

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    It feels like the main fighting goes on at this area and then you fight for survival the rest of the way. And to keep its massive playerbase engaged, to keep Drake and Ninja happy , Fortnite is shaking things up in its latest update. How do you like the new changes? Epic Games released Fortnite's Season 4 update today, adding new cosmetic items and gameplay changes to both the cooperative Save the World and 100-player Battle Royale modes.
  • Epic Games Continuing Lawsuit Against 14-Year-Old Fortnite Player

    Epic Games Continuing Lawsuit Against 14-Year-Old Fortnite Player

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    As Season 3 comes to a close, and Season 4 looms ever closer, we're wondering if EPIC will actually go through with destroying Tilted Towers , which is what everyone is expecting to happen. get ready for something new in a game that's now got the eyes of the world centres on it. Now that we've covered the Fortnite Season 4 Release Date, it's time to talk about the theme for this upcoming season.