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WWDC 2017: 5 major announcements from Apple's Keynote address

Apple's camera improvements for iOS 11 focus on compression. Voice assistant: Siri will speak (a little) more naturally in female and male voices and use some sort of machine learning to suggest apps that you may want to use. The moves announced Monday escalate Apple's technological battle of wits with Google , Amazon , Microsoft and Facebook. Apple also shared the latest version of watchOS4, which continues to put the emphasis on the Apple Watch as a fitness device. Read More »

Brendan McKay: Rays take UofL star with fourth pick of MLB Draft

The Indians will have two picks on the day, with picks #64 and 71 overall. You might also be interested in. . However, that hasn't stopped the hard-workers at Baseball America from rolling out updated mock drafts based on the rumblings they've heard in the game, and their latest edition - released just this morning - has the Reds selecting fireballing California high schooler Hunter Greene with their pick. Read More »

Hyundai Motor plays catch up with new subcompact SUV

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A large SUV that sits above the Tucson will follow to complete the marque's five-model SUV range. "We have analysed the needs of our customers in Los Angeles and other cosmopolitan cities", Chung said. Mass production of Kona electric vehicle is planned to start next year. That includes the Ioniq, which is available with three different powertrains . Read More »

Apple Updates iMac Line

The iMac Retina 4K 21.5-inch, meanwhile, will have a Radeon Pro 555 or 560 and up to 4GB VRAM. The new MacBook starts at $1,299 for the entry-level model with Core m3 and 256 GB of storage , and goes up to $1,949 for higher-end specs. Read More »

IPad Pro review roundup: A powerful tablet that shouldn't have been released

It's the 10.5-inch model, and it's the best iPad Apple has ever made. The new iOS 11 promises to be extremely tablet-friendly and aims to make iPads function well in lieu of laptops. The iPad Pro 10.5 comes with an Apple A10X processor and features a 7 megapixel front camera and a 12 megapixel rear camera, it also comes with a choice of storage which include 64GB, 256GB and 512GB. Read More »

Could the Apple iPad Pro be the Ultimate PC Replacement?

I'm talking about the new iPad Pros, and specifically the new 10.5 inch model. ApplePromotional image for the newest iPad Pro. It doesn't appear there will be a new 9.7-inch iPad Pro any time soon, since Apple is now using that form factor for its most affordable iPad, which doesn't support Apple Pencil input. Read More »

Hidden Agenda: Until Dawn Developers Reveal New PS4 Game At E3 2017

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If anything, it looks like it'll be another great party game from Supermassive. Hidden Agenda takes advantage of the PlayLink system in a fairly unique way. Hidden Agenda is described as a "gritty, crime thriller" that can be played on your own or collaboratively. This seemingly adds a bit of a competitive element to the experience. Read More »

Everything Sony announced at E3 2017

The game will also feature quick-time events when big events happen like perhaps a giant crane about to fall down on the streets and crush tons of people. Sony revealed more of Insomniac's Spider-Man game at its Electronic Entertainment Expo in E3 today. Though we did not get an exact release date for the web-slinging superhero, the game will supposedly hit shelves in 2018. Read More »

Xbox One X trailer stealth announces Killing Floor 2 for Xbox

The Xbox One X , previously known as Project Scorpio , it was first announced at the same event past year. Microsoft has been under pressure to overtake Sony , after the current generation PS4 steadily outsold the Xbox One following the launch of the two systems in 2013. Read More »

Apple takes on Google and Amazon with release of Siri

I walked away from WWDC impressed with the full and rich sound the company has managed to get out of such a small form factor. And there was little talk of Siri , but rather a stronger focus on the HomePod's audio capabilities. "The notion of a "home assistant" or "virtual assistant" seems to be secondary". Furthermore, there is some automation possible as well when you are not at home. Read More »

Apple's New Single Pencil Case Will Cost $29

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An Apple Store customer carries a brand new iMac computer on January 27, 2015 in San Francisco, California. AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon will offer the all-new 10.5-inch and a new 12.9-inch iPad Pro from the 12-18 June week. Memory configurations start at 32 GB of 2,666 MHz DDR4 ECC RAM and 1 TB of SSD storage . Geekbench 4 comparisons compiled by MacRumors suggest some of the newer models could be up to 20 percent faster than last year's MacBook Pros . Read More »

Insomniac's Spider-Man game web-slings into view

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Now let's stop all this talking and watch the Sony PlayStation E3 2017 Media Showcase together. However, while the event itself runs from Tuesday - Thursday, many companies host their own press conferences before the show begins. Potentially, new gameplay footage and a release window for both titles may be unveiled. During the conference of Microsoft last night, hosted at E3 2017 , the support for crossplay has been announced for all versions of Minecraft , except for Sony. Read More »

Microsoft's new console is the Xbox One X

While we can't wait for original Xbox games to come to the Xbox One , we can't help but think we're missing a certain something to fully recapture the nostalgia of playing Microsoft's original console . Speaking of which, it's also worth noting that despite how much you might want to slap down a massive wedge of cash to pre-order this machine right now, you can't. Read More »

Xbox enthusiasts won't be put off by One X price, say analysts

Which actually isn't that much more than the Xbox One cost on launch, though it has since had substantial price cuts since. Microsoft has released a bunch of One X exclusive titles including Forza Motorsport 7 , Crackdown 3 , State of Decay 2 , and Sea of Thieves along with the titles compatible with One and One S. Read More »

Sony shows off timed exclusives for Destiny 2

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During the press conference, Sony revealed some content that will be exclusive to PS4 until at at least fall 2018, including a strike called Lake of Shadows, the Apex ship, a PvP map called Retribution and an exotic weapon called Borealis. The firm announced that the PlayStation version of the game would be getting exclusive content. Stay informed about the latest game dev tools and tips. Read More »

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus brings the fight to America

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Blazkowicz, players will travel through flooded New Orleans, a destroyed New York City and Roswell , New Mexico to incite a revolution against the Third Reich. The game will use the engine of id Tech 6, and will put us in the United States at a time when the country is under siege by the Nazis, who seek to recruit new leaders. Read More »

Sharp sues Hisense to get its name off cheap TVs

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However, there is not now any evidence to confirm the company's claims. In 2015 the Company only paid $1.4M in tax in 2015 which was less than 1% of their total revenues. It allows Hisense to sell products with the Sharp name in the US after Sharp itself withdrew from the market. It said that under Hisense's management, the televisions are "shoddily manufactured" and "in many cases, perceived by consumers as cheap". Read More »

11 things to know about iOS 11

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With the iPad Pro , Apple appears to be inching towards a real answer. Instead of viewing and using the device for watching movies or passively checking email, Apple wants users to treat it as a computer . According to another report published by Mac World , Apple iMac Pro 2017 might pack the 27-inch high-quality 5K display with a support of over 1 billion colors as well. Read More »

Monster Hunter World Is a Bold, Multiplatform Title

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Many gamers expected to see Monster Hunter World after details surfaced a couple days ago that Capcom had trademarked the name in the United States. No word on whether it is a console exclusive as of yet. The new game appears to play very differently to others, however, with a more fluid and open approach to hunting. Read More »

11 things you should know about iOS 11

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This could make sense, as the company's Mac lineup has generally been getting more expensive, with the latest models priced at upwards of $1,300, with the aging MacBook Air remaining the company's only sub-$1,000 notebook. It's more powerful, of course, and it has the same cameras as the iPhone 7. This device is great for content consumption. The coming years will show us if the iPad Pro can take a sizable bite out of the traditional notebook personal computer market. Read More »

New Images Show Possible Front, Rear iPhone 8 Panels

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A second image shown within the thread claims to show the iPhone 8 casing alongside the forthcoming iPhone 7s and 7s Plus, which are said to maintain the 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch displays. Consumer Anticipation For The iPhone 8 Lower Than ExpectedAccording to a new study by Branding Brand , almost half of (45%) of US iPhone users said that they don't plan to trade in their current device in 2017. Read More »

E3 2017: Beyond Good and Evil 2 Announced

After the show, the developer also released a full trailer breakdown to give us the lo-down about what's going on in the game. The story takes place before the birth of Jade, the main protagonist of the first game. "And we will helm massive star-faring vessels through territories as spectacular as they are unsafe". Beyond Good and Evil 2's solar system will be a "massive, seamless online environment" which can be explored alone or with friends. Read More »

Apple upcoming iPhone images running iOS 11 leaked - Check out images

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The iPad is a laptop alternative, but it's still not a flawless one. Second in line, camera apps for your iPhone . If you're not, yet still insist to get it for bragging rights, get ready to shell out $99 (Dh364) to download it. The devices that are not supported on iOS 11 are: Original iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, original iPod touch, iPod touch 2nd-gen, iPod touch 3rd-gen, iPod touch 4th-gen, iPod touch 5th-gen, original iPad. Read More »

Apple allows in-app tipping for content creators

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Apple's newly published update to its App Store policies officially designates voluntary tipping via virtual currency as in-app purchases that Apple taxes 30%. The setup will see Apple take a 30% slice of the tip leaving the developers with 70%. Apps may use in-app purchase currencies to enable customers to "tip" digital content providers in the app. Read More »

Xbox One X set for November worldwide release

Imagine yourself, if you will, an uninformed parent /consumer standing in front of a shelf stacked with PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One X consoles. Some games that are more intensive in terms of CPU rather than GPU may restrict it to 30fps instead of 60fps. The games category of this comparison definitely goes to Sony . Read More »