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Louis Blues: Five Potential Vegas Victims Through Expansion Draft

It seems like their seven forwards , three defensemen and one goalie are set, and all the requirements needed for players to expose have been met. What happens if McPhee calls and tells the Capitals they are selecting the smiling Minnesotan because he or another National Hockey League team wants him? TSN reported two weeks ago the Hawks were in talks with the Knights to take on Kruger's con... [Full Article...]

Nintendo has plans to support the 3DS "well beyond 2018"

Nintendo has plans to support the 3DS It costs $45 (so half the price of the official Nintendo dock) and allows you to simultaneously charge the system and move the display to a connected television. Nintendo has certainly employed the strategy early in the Switch's lifetime. The test of time needs to be completed to see how Nintendo will do with the Switch and, from what I've seen, they seem to be heading for previously charted terri... [Full Article...]

Twitter rolling out a new look and features for its apps

Twitter rolling out a new look and features for its apps Back in May , the Alpha Twitter app received an updated interface that looked more rounded, with new icons and buttons in tow. The company is focused on expanding its reach to more users. Overall, the additions, tweaks and improvements make for a more modern and useable Twitter on mobile devices. New bolder headlines have been added as well. [Full Article...]

Insomniac's Attention to Detail Shines in Spider-Man [E3 2017 Preview]

Though this new game will put Kratos in a world of Norse mythology, it seems to be every bit as brutal and bloody as the ancient Greece-themed God of War games that came before it. After a powerful foe makes his escape on a helicopter, Spider-Man begins to chase down the aircraft as it drags along a piece of a crane that begins to tear through the skyscrapers of NY. [Full Article...]

IPhone 8 Up Close: Is This the Final Design?

IPhone 8 Up Close: Is This the Final Design? To be fair, the panels look a bit glossy so these handsets may be receiving similar designs to the iPhone 8 with glass on the front and back. The front shows significantly slimmer bezels with the cutout for the earpiece and the camera on the top. [Full Article...]

Apple limiting how many review pop-ups apps can show

Apple's new update to their App Store policies official allows voluntary tipping via virtual currency as in-app purchases that Apple taxes by 30 percent. Custom prompts would push users to the App Store, which was frustrating and pointless, but now users can decide whether or not to leave a rating, press a button and get right back into the action. [Full Article...]

Essential Phone to be a Sprint carrier exclusive

Essential Phone to be a Sprint carrier exclusive This means that, if you're the type that only buys your phones through a carrier's retail channels, you'll have to go through Sprint to get the new Android device. USA Today says Rubin is an advisor to SoftBank's Vision Fund, though it's worth noting that SoftBank backed out of a large investment in Essential earlier this year. [Full Article...]

OnePlus 5 Smartphone Set To Make Its Debut on June 20

OnePlus 5 Smartphone Set To Make Its Debut on June 20 It will also be running on the Snapdragon 835 CPU. The new web page reads , "Focus on what matters" accompanied with the launch-date and time, i.e. June 20th, 12:00 EDT (17:00 BST). Prior to the company's official statement, a poster leaked out and indicated the flagship handset will be introduced June 15 in China. While the Amazon page revealed that OnePlus 5 will be powered by Snapdragon 835 ... [Full Article...]

Android O Developer Preview 3 is now available, including final APIs

Android O Developer Preview 3 is now available, including final APIs However, it should be noted that major releases like this one are often subject to date changes. This rumour doesn't specify whether older Google phones will receive the Android O update at the same time as the Pixel . And then it will release Android 0 to consumers "later this summer". Also check out adaptive icons , XML font resources , downloadable fonts and emoji, autosizing TextView... [Full Article...]

Apple Announces the Most Powerful Mac Workstation Ever (Plus MacBook Updates)

Apple Announces the Most Powerful Mac Workstation Ever (Plus MacBook Updates) It also comes with a beautifully crisp 27-inch Retina 5K display , ideal working on advanced graphics editing, virtual reality content creation and real-time 3D rendering. With all the improvements and updates coming our way, it looks like Apple "cranked it up to 11" with the next iOS. Apple has announced iOS 11 at their latest developer conference and this free software update will be relea... [Full Article...]

IPhone to add new feature that will stop texting while driving

It will initially support translation of English words and phrases to Chinese, French, German, Italian and Spanish, but more languages are expected to be added to the list in future. To put it simply, support for Core NFC means that an iPhone running iOS 11 would be able to read other NFC tags other than Apple Pay . Users can also re-crop and markup a screenshot directly instead of going ... [Full Article...]

New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference

Since the launch of Amazon's Echo previous year and Google Home in March, both of which have been popular with consumers, Apple had been widely expected to enter the market. That's especially important because people are starting to access information, entertainment and search in a more "pervasive" way that's less dependent on smartphones, he said. [Full Article...]

New iPhone feature to block texts while driving

Soon, Apple will introduce a new iPhone feature that will do away with that annoying- and risky urge to look at a text message while you're driving. Users will be able to set an automatic reply to contacts listed in as favourites to let them know they are driving and can not respond until they arrive at their destination. [Full Article...]

MacOS High Sierra: A refined, polished version of Sierra

But of course there will be cool stuff to play with right away. It'll be available as a free public update in the fall. This week, this included "Minecraft: Pocket" and a new version of "Goat Simulator", an oddball game that's exactly what its name sounds like. [Full Article...]

WH: Trump Won't Block Comey Testimony on Hill

WH: Trump Won't Block Comey Testimony on Hill Comey is scheduled to testify on June 8 before the Senate Intelligence Committee about his May 9 firing by Trump, first in public and then behind closed doors. Associates of Comey said the former director kept notes of his conversations with Trump, including of a February meeting in which the president asked Comey to lay off an ongoing investigation into former national security adviser Michael Fl... [Full Article...]

YouTube adds more details, and restrictions, around which videos can be monetized

YouTube adds more details, and restrictions, around which videos can be monetized Considering how many gamers make their living on YouTube, such as PopularMMOs , DanTDM , and Markiplier - which account for over 50 million subscribers between them and millions of dollars in revenue - unless YouTube clarifies what counts as "hateful", "incendiary" and "demeaning", they could all, as well as the other thousands of game-related content creators out there, find their videos de-m... [Full Article...]

Microsoft apologizes after rogue Windows 10 builds cause confusion (and worse)

Microsoft apologizes after rogue Windows 10 builds cause confusion (and worse) This problem happened due to an inadvertent deployment to the engineering system that controls which builds/which rings to push out to insiders. In the case of mobile devices, the update might end up bricking them. Users who have downloaded the update but not installed will still need to do a device reset in the system settings . Once the re-flash is complete, you can join the Windows Insiders... [Full Article...]

Apple said to ready Siri speaker in bid to rival Google, Amazon

Rumors also indicate that the new version of Siri that is expected to be released alongside the iOS 11 will soon be linked to users instead of their devices. For example, it could serve as a hub to automate other smart functions, such as lighting through Apple's HomeKit system . Despite the Siri speaker being projected as a direct competition to Amazon Echo , the former does not include... [Full Article...]

Intel's Powerful Core i9, X-Series Processors Are For Gamers and Creators

Intel's Powerful Core i9, X-Series Processors Are For Gamers and Creators The Intel Core i7 X-series starts with 4 cores and 8 threads and goes all the way up to 10 cores and 20 threads. Intel is following directly on the heels of AMD , which announced its new high-end desktop (HEDT) platform, the 16-core 32-thread ThreadRipper earlier this month. [Full Article...]

Super Nintendo World Theme Park Could Give You Real-Life 'Mario Kart'

Super Nintendo World Theme Park Could Give You Real-Life 'Mario Kart' We know Nintendo plans to open Super Nintendo World attractions at Universal Studio theme parks. Unless Nintendo plans on reviving F-Zero in the most freakish way possible, this particular piece of the filing seems to refer to Nintendo's desire to implement a go-kart version of Mario Kart at Super Nintendo World . [Full Article...]


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