• Google tries out citizen journalism using hyperlocal 'Bulletin' app
Google tries out citizen journalism using hyperlocal 'Bulletin' app

In fact, it's quite limited. According to the company, "Bulletin" is now in a limited pilot project, and is available in Nashville, Tennessee and Oakland, California. "If you are comfortable taking photos or sending messages, you can create a Bulletin story!", the website confirms. We have yet to hear from Google if the app will offer an edit...

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  • Ubisoft Raises Prices for Rainbow Six: Siege - Angers Fans
Ubisoft Raises Prices for Rainbow Six: Siege - Angers Fans

The new Gold Edition will contain all of the content in the Advanced Edition, as well as a Year 3 pass. Over 25 million players have experienced the intensity of Rainbow Six Siege , and if you're interested in seeing what all the excitement is about, you'll soon have an array of new editions packed with bonus content to choose from.

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  • Dead Cells Is Coming to the Switch Later This Year
Dead Cells Is Coming to the Switch Later This Year

For those that have missed out on the incredible Metroid-Rogue-Vania experience, Dead Cells is hands down one of the greatest in the genre. Whether the price for the game on Xbox One, Playstation 4 and Nintendo Switch rises or not, the game will give you a lot of fun hours (and a few rage quits) so spending the extra money on it is sure worth t...

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  • Human Jawbone Found in Israel Pushes Migration Back 170000 Years
Human Jawbone Found in Israel Pushes Migration Back 170000 Years

The team had long known that ancient people lived in the Misliya Cave, which is a rock shelter with an overhanging ceiling carved into a limestone cliff. "I don't know how much more we could do with this little bone", said Quam. Excavations in China have uncovered fragmentary evidence of hanky-panky between Neanderthals and modern humans as ear...

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  • Monster Hunter World How to Create & Join Squads
Monster Hunter World How to Create & Join Squads

Once all of the challenges are complete, the player will be rewarded with the costumes. Monster Hunter World launches around the globe tomorrow, and ahead of the launch, Capcom has announced the first piece of collaborative content will be live for the first day of the game being on sale.

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  • A rework for Destiny 2's raid rewards launches next week
A rework for Destiny 2's raid rewards launches next week

Raid armor now drops with perks that function on the Leviathan; these appear on mods that are selectable on both new drops and existing Raid armor pieces you may alread have in your inventory. Armor Masterworks are also arriving next week, which means all Legendary armor now has a chance to drop as a Masterwork . Currently, Destiny 2's shade...

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  • What the new iOS 11.3 will bring
What the new iOS 11.3 will bring

The software update , iOS 11.3, is due out next month and is set to continue the tech giant's push into augmented reality technology with improvements to the iPhone's ARKit . New features will display battery health and recommend if the power cell needs service. Here, users can store their medical data linked with supported clinics and ho...

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  • Airways NZ ready for future space launches
Airways NZ ready for future space launches

His hope is that all those looking up at it will look past it to the vast expanse of the universe and think a little differently about their lives, actions and what is important for humanity. Beyond launching a weird art project, Rocket Lab achieved some more practical milestones like performing the first liftoff in New Zealand or the Southern ...

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  • Fitbit to End Support for Pebble Watch on June 30
Fitbit to End Support for Pebble Watch on June 30

Fitbit acquired Pebble in 2016, and both the teams then worked to re-imagine Pebble OS to launch Fitbit OS that lies at the heart of the company's newly launched Ionic smartwatch. Fitbit says this is so that the community will be able to assess similarities that they can find in the Fitbit OS platform and developers to try and build more things t...

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  • 10% of Developers Plan to Introduce Loot Boxes in their Next Games
10% of Developers Plan to Introduce Loot Boxes in their Next Games

PC and mobile are still the most popular platforms for gamemakers, but development is slipping in the latter: 32 percent of respondents say their game is headed to mobile, vs 35 percent in 2017. By comparison, only 28 percent said they interested in developing for the Xbox One, with 39 percent leaning towards the PlayStation 4, and 59 percent looki...

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  • Apple's Homepod will support lossless FLAC files
Apple's Homepod will support lossless FLAC files

Starting tomorrow, Sonos will offer two Sonos One smart speakers for $349, which is the same price you'd pay for one Apple HomePod . Apple added FLAC compatibility in iOS 11 previous year, so although it wasn't completely unexpected for the iOS-based HomePod to include FLAC support, it wasn't entirely clear whether the codec would be support...

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  • $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE will end without a victor
$30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE will end without a victor

TeamIndus was the only Indian team competing for the United States dollars 30 million, Google Lunar XPRIZE that required privately funded teams to land their spacecraft on the surface of the moon , travel 500 metres and broadcast high definition video, images and data back to Earth.

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  • Apple Releases iOS 11.3 Developer Beta
Apple Releases iOS 11.3 Developer Beta

The AR experience will also appear more sharp, as the real-world view now supports auto-focus and has 50 percent greater resolution. A developer preview of iOS 11 .3 is available from 24 January. In pulling the feature , now six months ago, Apple would only say it would release Messages in iCloud "in a future software update to iOS 11". Users...

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  • Windows 10 Will Show You Everything Microsoft Has On You
Windows 10 Will Show You Everything Microsoft Has On You

It gets pretty detailed, too, as more tech-saavy Windows 10 users will be able to look at the actual code that's sent to Microsoft . To kick off the new year ahead of Data Privacy Day we are giving our Windows Insiders an early preview of the Windows Diagnostic Data Viewer coming in our next release of Windows.

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  • Egypt presidential hopeful Khaled Ali withdraws from race
Egypt presidential hopeful Khaled Ali withdraws from race

On Tuesday, the Egyptian army broadcast a statement on state television accusing the former general of a "serious breach of the laws of military service". Nevertheless, the campaign announced Anan was halting his bid. When he announced last week he meant to run, he listed Egypt's achievements in his first term and said: "Building the state take...

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  • Snapchat will now let users share stories outside its mobile app
Snapchat will now let users share stories outside its mobile app

At least that appears to be Snapchat's hope, in the same way that Twitter has hoped that people would see tweets embedded on publishers' sites and opt to sign up for Twitter to see more of them. For the uninitiated, Official Stories (available to view for 30 days) applies to stories created by verified Snapchat accounts, for example, cele...

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  • Apple releases Meltdown patches for older versions of Mac
Apple releases Meltdown patches for older versions of Mac

The macOS High Sierra 10.13.3 update has also been released for minor fixes. The release notes are below, and you can review the relevant security updates at Apple's support website, as well. It fixes a bug that caused messages in the Messages app to appear out of order, and it fixed a problem with connecting to SMB servers. It includes the ...

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  • Instagram rolls out hundreds of thousands of GIF stickers to all users
Instagram rolls out hundreds of thousands of GIF stickers to all users

GIF stickers are now available for iOS and Android users. Because the button is now placed prominently on the virtual keyboard, users might use it more often than when you needed a few more steps to go to the GIF-creating section. The GIFs generally appear pretty small on the screen, but you can adjust their size and orientation by pinching an...

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  • Reliance Jio's Republic day 2018 offer
Reliance Jio's Republic day 2018 offer

Reliance Jio Republic Day offer has been announced, giving Jio Prime subscribers up to 50% more 4G data and a flat discount of Rs. 50 on all plans. Airtel, on the other hand, offers 1.4GB 3G / 4G daily data, with a validity of 28 days. The cheapest 2GB data per day plan costs Rs. 198 and comes with 28 days validity with 56GB data allowance.

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  • Xbox Game Pass finally looks enticing by promising Day 1 exclusives
Xbox Game Pass finally looks enticing by promising Day 1 exclusives

When Microsoft announced Xbox Game Pass , many believed it would be, similarly to PlayStation Now, simply a service to give a second life to older games. Honestly, if you're an Xbox One owner with a decent Internet connection, I'm not sure why you wouldn't. All future first-party releases will be included in the program, such as the new ...

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