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Technology World Cup a stress test game for BBC 4K iPlayer
Author: 0 World Cup a stress test game for BBC 4K iPlayer

Minus some totally-not-legal hocus-pocus, the World Cup 2018 VR content will only be available to UK TV license-payers through BBC Sport's official VR app. It says: 'Audiences will need a 40 megabit per second (Mbit/s) internet connection - which is faster than that to which most households have access.

Technology ARM unveils
Author: 0 ARM unveils "laptop-class" Cortex-A76 7 nm CPU

At TechDay 2018, the company has announced three products. The configuration scalability of the DynamIQ IP again was reiterated and we were presented with example configurations such as 1+7 or 2+6 with either Cortex A75 or A76 CPU IP. The A76 brings a significant improvement in performance - up to 35% according to ARM. Actual implementations in smartphones could see graphics performance improve by as much as 50 percent.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy A9 Star and A9 Lite leaks online

Just last week alone, Samsung Electronics was on a roll releasing multiple Galaxy variants. A report has surfaced online suggesting that the company might bring in-display fingerprint sensor technology to the Samsung Galaxy S10. He found that those handsets felt much better to grip in the hand compared to the Galaxy Note series. Lee reportedly got the idea to modify the display of the Galaxy Note 9 after his recent trip to a smartphone distribution center in China were he got to ...

Technology Facebook is killing its
Author: 0 Facebook is killing its "Trending" feature, proving algorithms aren’t always the answer

As part of removing Trending from Facebook, the company also will shut down products and third-party partner integrations that rely on the Trends application programming interface. The company continued to modify the section, but Facebook said that over time it became less useful to users. " Fake news " wasn't yet a popular term, and no foreign country had been accused of trying to influence the USA elections through social media, as Russian Federation later would be.

Technology Fortnite Is Coming To Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 Fortnite Is Coming To Nintendo Switch

For another, a Switch version of Fortnite popped up on the Korean Ratings Board website overnight , shortly after the leaked photo was made public. It's likely that if any Fortnite Switch port were to be announced, it'd happen during this year's E3. While nothing's been confirmed, we'd suggest watching Nintendo's E3 Direct on June 12 at 12 p.m.

Technology Apple is blocking Telegram updates worldwide says CEO
Author: 0 Apple is blocking Telegram updates worldwide says CEO

However, Telegram's Durov now says , the issue goes beyond just Russian users of the app. As a result of this block, Telegram has been unable to fully comply with new GDPR rules for those in Europe, which had a deadline of May 25. GDPR is the European Union regulation on data protection and privacy for all individuals within EU, also addressing the export of personal data outside the EU.

Author: 0 Canon officially ends sales of film cameras

The company's film cameras, which symbolize Canon's old-time roots, will come to the end of their 80-year history. The EOS branding, which stands for Electro-Optical System, persists in Canon's modern digital camera family. So if you already have the camera, you'll still be able to get it fixed (for now). Existing owners aren't being left out in the cold, however, as Canon has vowed to accept fix orders until October 31, 2025.

Author: 0 Bugatti Chiron Lego Technic kit is amazingly detailed

The Speed Key can also be used to adjust the rear spoiler. And this is the latest in the Technic series, revealed on Friday at Lego headquarters in Billund, Denmark - a one-eighth scale model of the Bugatti Chiron - 3599 parts that fit together to create a replica model more than 560mm long, 250mm wide and 140mm high.

Technology Bethesda announces Fallout 76, explains exactly nothing about it
Author: 0 Bethesda announces Fallout 76, explains exactly nothing about it

With base building and online co-op along the lines of Rust and DayZ . In fact, one Reddit user said he would drink an entire bottle of Tabasco sauce if the upcoming game wasn't a remastered version of " Fallout 3 ". In the trailer , you can see the different locations from Fallout 76 and the song used is Take Me Home , Country Roads by John Denver. The initial report by Kotaku states that the game is being developed by the core Bethesda development team in Maryland, as ...

Author: 0 Facebook killing controversial ‘Trending’ feature, breaking news alerts and more coming

Facebook said it is testing different ways for news to spread on its Facebook instead, including a " breaking news " label and a dedicated section on Facebook for local news called Today In . The company says that removing trending will "make way for future news experiences" and that most users are now consuming news and content through video on the platform.

Technology Teens get social on YouTube, Instagram, and Snapchat… not Facebook
Author: 0 Teens get social on YouTube, Instagram, and Snapchat… not Facebook

More than a third of teens said they used SnapChat most often, followed by YouTube (32 percent) and Instagram (15 percent). Now, only 51 per cent of kids between 13 and 17 use Facebook , according to Pew Research Center. "Some 95 percent of teens now say they have or have access to a smartphone, which represents a 22-percentage-point increase from the 73 percent of teens who said this in 2014-2015", Pew said.

Technology IOS 12! New Macs! Catch our WWDC '18 predictions on The CultCast
Author: 0 IOS 12! New Macs! Catch our WWDC '18 predictions on The CultCast

The Bloomberg report says a lot of those devices are coming later, though! As noted in January , the company chose to hold back on larger updates to its operating systems this year to focus on bug fixes and performance improvements, resulting in a fairly tame-sounding slate of WWDC announcements.

Technology Fortnite's shopping carts are here: What you need to know
Author: 0 Fortnite's shopping carts are here: What you need to know

The shopping cart , for those that don't know, operates by one player pushing and the other riding, although the cart can be operated by one player if need be. PUBG , a subsidiary of Bluehole , said it was unsure how to respond to the game's new mode since its "core elements" and user experience appear to be the same.

Technology Montana spellers fall short in national bee, but make impression
Author: 0 Montana spellers fall short in national bee, but make impression

May 31, 2018; National Harbor, MD, USA; Aisha Randhawa from California spelled the word Marseilles correctly during the 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center. She has since dedicated herself to studying at least three hours every weeknight and eight hours on weekends. "I've been scrubbing the Internet since we left the Bee past year", her mother, Alana Kaplan, said.

Technology IOS 12: Apple may introduce new NFC features for iPhones
Author: 0 IOS 12: Apple may introduce new NFC features for iPhones

A new report claims we can expect refreshed MacBook and MacBook Pro models, a more affordable machine to replace the MacBook Air , a new iPad Pro with Face ID, and a new Apple Watch . It will show exactly how much time you've spent using your device and idividual apps. "There'll be minor new features for snoozing notifications, tracking the stock market, making video calls, and sending Animojis - the virtual cartoons introduced with the iPhone X".

Author: 0 Apple Has Stopped Approving Telegram for iOS Updates

Apple did not immediately respond to PCMag's request for comment. "Unfortunately, some Telegram features, such as stickers, don't work correctly under iOS 11 .4 that was just released - even though we fixed this issue weeks ago", Durov wrote minutes ago in his Telegram channel.

Technology Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection Launch Trailer Strolls Through the Series' History
Author: 0 Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection Launch Trailer Strolls Through the Series' History

In Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition , Mike Haggar exonerates Cody of his crimes, which leads to him being the new mayor of Metro City. Hyper Fighting, Super Turbo, Street Fighter Alpha 3 and Street Fighter 3: Third Strike come with new online modes with ranked matches, online lobbies and leaderboards allowing players to play through Arcade Mode while waiting for online matches.

Technology PUBG Corp files lawsuit against Fortnite in Korea
Author: 0 PUBG Corp files lawsuit against Fortnite in Korea

Since then, the shooter builder survival hybrid has become Battleground's biggest competitor and now it seems the rivalry has gone to new heights, with PUBG Corp . As of writing, Epic has not released any statement with regards to the lawsuit and has chosen not to respond to requests for a comment. The release sparked controversy about it copying PUBG in terms of user interface and items.

Technology Bethesda is teasing something Fallout related ahead of E3
Author: 0 Bethesda is teasing something Fallout related ahead of E3

Leaving many gamers shocked and excited. Bethesda tweeted today an image that says "Please Standby", which is very familiar for fans of the Fallout series. After all, they pulled this trick off in 2015 with the reveal of Fallout 4 . Some are also thinking that perhaps it's about a remaster of some of the older games in the series, such as " Fallout 3 " or " Fallout New Vegas ".