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by | October 11, 2018 | 06:27

The principles bar use of Google's artificial intelligence (AI) software in weapons as well as services that violate global norms for surveillance and human rights. Around 4,000 employees signed a petition asking the company to end its involvement with the project and some even left Google completely. The JEDI contract has been a source of controversy in the past, but that was mostly due to the DOD's decision to award it to a single cloud service provider.

by | October 11, 2018 | 05:11

Smartphones have typically fallen into one of three categories, those being entry-level, mid-range, and high-end or flagship. Most of the other major specifications of the phones are also known, thanks to the leak of several of Huawei's promotional materials late last month.

by | October 10, 2018 | 19:58

The pricing for PSN name changes mirrors that on Xbox Live, which has allowed users to change their Gamertags since shortly after the Xbox 360 was released in 2005. When you change your online ID, you will be given the option to also display your old one along with your new ID so that your friends will be able to recognize you.

by | October 10, 2018 | 17:57

The XL, with a 6.3-inch screen, is the larger of the 2 Pixel phones revealed in Google's October 2018 event. Last week leaked images surfaced online showcasing a Google-branded tablet called the Pixel Slate . However, it will likely feel a bit lackluster when Google announces the Google Pixel 3 XL, as we've already seen so much of the device over the past few months.

by | October 10, 2018 | 16:26

And an internal memo noted that while there wasn't any evidence of misuse on behalf of developers, there wasn't a way to know for sure whether any misuse took place. Google is also following from its limiting of Gmail scans by limiting which applications - namely, down to email apps - can do so. It's possible Google+ may have been shut down eventually, but it's the security breach that forced Google's hand.

by | October 10, 2018 | 13:45

Dropshotting has been a viable tactic in Call of Duty for years, but changes to the popular trick are coming in Black Ops 4 . Blackout is fully playable once installation is about 30 percent complete (approximately 16-20 GB). The installation process should be simple enough on Xbox One, but due to the slightly more roundabout way that the PS4 copies data, you'll need to jump through a few hoops.

by | October 10, 2018 | 08:59

Microsoft released the Windows 10 October 2018 Update to "seekers" on October 2 during its Surface event, completely skipping the Release Preview ring of the Windows Insiders program . Microsoft is also updating the Feedback app in Windows 10 to enable a new feature that would allow Insiders to provide an indication of impact and severity when filing feedback.

by | October 10, 2018 | 07:43

How do you like the iPhone XS Max? The patch notes for the iOS 12.0.1 update also point to corrections for a number of other bugs , including poor Wi-Fi connectivity and Bluetooth problems. The company on Tuesday rolled out iOS 12.0.1 update which also comes with bug fixes and improvements for iPhones and iPads. The update should be available to all users now, and users who have Automatic Updates enabled-a new feature in iOS 12-should receive the update overnight if their devices are ...

by | October 10, 2018 | 03:38

On the back of the phones is a 12.2MP 28mm f/1.8 (35mm equiv.) dual-pixel camera . Google also unveiled the $150 Home Hub , a home-speaker competitor to Amazon's Echo Show that will feature a smart display with access to YouTube . One new feature is Home View. The Pixel 3 packs in a host of new ideas about how AI can change the phone experience - from the practical to the pretty out-there.

by | October 10, 2018 | 03:02

While online speculation and research has already graced us with some Xbox Scarlett details, Sony has finally confirmed that they are working on the successor to the PlayStation 4 . Industry sources with knowledge of Sony's plans tell the Financial Times that the new console "might not represent a major departure from the PS4, and that the fundamental architecture would be similar".

by | October 10, 2018 | 01:33

Google also admitted that a privacy bug back in March gave more than 400 third-party applications access to users' names , email addresses, occupations, genders and ages without authorization. But it's not doing so exclusively out of concern for users' privacy: Smith admitted the network is not a success, saying "The consumer version of Google + now has low usage and engagement: 90 percent of Google + user sessions are less than five seconds ".

by | October 09, 2018 | 14:27

Rumours have, however, additionally suggested the existence of a Mint coloured Pixel 3 variant . The tablet also appears to feature front-facing stereo speakers. The device comes with 3,732mAh battery and 6.3-inch OLED panel which "looks good on a sunny day". There could be features such as a dedicated Portrait mode and some selfie-focused improvements.

by | October 09, 2018 | 11:28

The company is introducing a new "style match" feature that will scan something the camera is pointed at and help you buy it from internet retailers. Privacy and security features also could be top talking points about the Pixel 3 as Google and other big USA tech companies try to bounce back from recent data breach scandals.

by | October 09, 2018 | 09:12

The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL have been some of the worst kept secrets this year as tons of reports have pretty much revealed everything about the phones before the launch. Based on the images, it seems like the new Pixel 3 XL will have a design similar to the Pixel 2 XL , apart from the fact that it adopts a notch, seen on the iPhone X.

by | October 09, 2018 | 05:46

The Core i5-9600K has six cores, also without Hyper-Threading. Indeed, even though the Core i9-9900K has the same 95W power draw and even a slightly lower base clock speed compared with the Core i7-8700K (3.6GHz vs. Switching back to solder as the TIM for these CPUs should provide significantly improved thermal conductivity, resulting in additional overclocking headroom as well as cooler and quieter operation at stock frequencies without the need of delidding.

by | October 09, 2018 | 03:08

The report of lost files began over on the Windows 10 Reddit when one user mentioned , "So after updating i discovered that my documents , pictures, music, videos are gone. "We will provide an update when we resume rolling out the Windows 10 October 2018 Update to customers". With hundreds of millions of users being updated, if a small percentage of users are affected, this can result in millions of users being impacted.

by | October 09, 2018 | 01:28

The company said, "the Profiles of up to 500,000 Google + accounts were potentially affected". The lawsuit was blocked in the High Court on Monday. "Given these challenges and the very low usage of the consumer version of Google +, we chose to sunset the consumer version of Google +", Google said in the blog announcement.

by | October 09, 2018 | 01:16

If you need something bigger, there's the 15-inch 1920 x 1080 Portal + for $349, complete with auto-pivoting screen. Portal could help Facebook stop users from flocking to rival chat and video apps on other speakers and give it a new, wholly controlled environment to sell ads.

by | October 08, 2018 | 21:31

His company Skybound Games will be publishing and helping Telltale develop the rest of the game. More than 200 people lost their jobs at Telltale, and a portion of them were working on The Walking Dead . "We appreciate your patience during this process", it continued. Robert Kirkman himself will be ensuring that Clementine's story has a proper ending, and that all four episodes will be finished.

by | October 08, 2018 | 21:00

Microsoft has just announced a new streaming service that aims to let you play big-name games on whatever device you want, whenever you want. Now, the company has lifted the lid on its service, which involves using custom-built Xbox "blade" hardware in datacenters across Azure regions to stream Xbox One games to various devices.