• Sony Issues a Statement Addressing Fortnite Crossplay Compatibility on PS4
Sony Issues a Statement Addressing Fortnite Crossplay Compatibility on PS4

It is obvious that Sony only cares about keeping their "80 million" active users in one place, and their move to block crossplay can only be viewed as an attempt to discourage gamers from playing Fortnite on any other gaming consoles. While it certainly has the numbers to sustain a good experience for its paid PlayStation Network subscribers, i...

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  • Marvel’s Spider-Man Looks Amazing in Ten Minutes of PS4 Gameplay
Marvel’s Spider-Man Looks Amazing in Ten Minutes of PS4 Gameplay

Shacknews is on the scene at E3 2018 , with a hands-on with the new Spider-Man game from Insomniac Games . Could this mean the Avengers in all their glory could in fact be in the new Spider-Man game? The Sinister Six , to be exact. And there's also a tantalizing cliffhanger that will surely make a few people eager to try out the game for the...

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  • Apple touts privacy features of new operating systems
Apple touts privacy features of new operating systems

Apple revealed a bunch of new features coming to its voice-based assistant at its WWDC keynote earlier this week, including a new Shortcuts feature that will let iPhone and iPad users initiate app-based actions via voice. This will deliver better overall performance anytime you use your iPhone. This suite of tools also lets you view sales...

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  • Microsoft Confirms Xbox 'Scarlet' And New Game Streaming Service
Microsoft Confirms Xbox 'Scarlet' And New Game Streaming Service

The Xbox event was packed with cinematic snippets or play of 52 games, including new instalments to blockbuster franchises such as "Fallout" and " Halo ". So it seems that it's finally time for a new chapter in the Halo saga, and it looks like we are getting one with Halo Infinite , which was revealed at the start of Microsoft's press confer...

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  • The Elder Scrolls VI Announcement Trailer Revealed
The Elder Scrolls VI Announcement Trailer Revealed

While the game will be entirely online, players will also be able to play it solo. The game will feature co-operative play, and will be set in Paris. As for the world of Fallout 76 , it will be a prequel, set before all previous Fallout games.

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  • KEY2: The iconic BlackBerry gets a new keyboard and dual cameras
KEY2: The iconic BlackBerry gets a new keyboard and dual cameras

They're matte finish, too, with a new fret design that tweaks the key spacing. Instead of being glossy, the keys are now less slippery and a lot grippier. Both offer expandable storage thanks to MicroSD support. To most people, BlackBerry might seem like a part of ancient history given its status as one of the pioneers within the smartphone ...

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  • A job posting by Blizzard confirms new Diablo project is in development
A job posting by Blizzard confirms new Diablo project is in development

According to PC Gamer , Diablo designer David Brevik said a year ago: "If they do a Diablo 2 Remaster, it's going to be hard to make it feel exactly like the same game". Unfortunately, the job listings don't really reveal much more about the project in question. "Come work with us, and together we will build something exceptional".

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  • Destiny Developer Bungie Working on New Game
Destiny Developer Bungie Working on New Game

NetEase operates several online games in mainland China, including World of Warcraft , Overwatch , and StarCraft 2 . Year two of Destiny 2 will also have an "annual pass" with "premium content releases" that Bungie says will feel a little different than the expansions we saw this past year, Curse of Osiris and Warmind .

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  • Qualcomm reveals Snapdragon 850 chipset for Windows 10 PCs
Qualcomm reveals Snapdragon 850 chipset for Windows 10 PCs

Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 850 , a new processor created to allow manufacturers to build always-on PCs that bring smartphone features such as LTE-connectivity and extended battery life to PCs. The platform is dedicated to virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) applications - and everything in between - in what Qualcomm cal...

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  • Microsoft is said to have agreed to acquire coding site GitHub
Microsoft is said to have agreed to acquire coding site GitHub

Microsoft is believed to have entered into an agreement to buy code repository site GitHub. Github, which was valued at $2 billion back in 2015, generates $200 million in subscription revenue including $110 million from enterprise customers, but is not now profitable, having lost $66 million over three quarters in 2016.

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  • Apple's WWDC 2018 Promises Plenty of Software Talk-And Maybe Some iPads
Apple's WWDC 2018 Promises Plenty of Software Talk-And Maybe Some iPads

Apple also may introduce new ways to help people manage their health and assist apps in the use of augmented reality - the blending of digital images and information with a physical setting through the camera. In addition, there will be an Apple News app (currently available in iOS 11 ) and a refreshed App Store with video previews. An unve...

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  • Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey teaser hints at an adventure in Greece
Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey teaser hints at an adventure in Greece

Ubisoft's announcement came a few hours after a French video game site JeuxVideo-Live published a photo of a keychain containing a Spartan head, along with the game title, which will form a part of the marketing for Assassin's Creed Odyssey .

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  • Xiaomi Mi 8 on DxOMark: joining the big leagues
Xiaomi Mi 8 on DxOMark: joining the big leagues

After a series of flagship smartphone launches Xiaomi enters the scene with the Mi 8 . There is no official news on when the Xiaomi Mi Band 3 will be arriving to the Malaysian market as well as the local price for it. The fitness tracker would also be resistant to dust and water to up to 50 meters, meaning the device could well be used for swimm...

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  • Yes, the Next Pixel XL will have a Notch, Too
Yes, the Next Pixel XL will have a Notch, Too

Truth be told, Google's expected smartphone roadmap for 2018 is reminiscent of Apple's plan for 2017. Android P is explicitly created to allow developers to build content around notches, so the focus appears to be on using software to avoid the design issue rather than building rectangular hardware.

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  • PUBG takes legal action against Fortnite dev Epic Games for copyright infringement
PUBG takes legal action against Fortnite dev Epic Games for copyright infringement

There's no question there's been a fierce battle between the two most popular battle royale games here in the USA, with Fortnite now claiming the greater share of media attention and players, though both games have been wildly successful.

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  • Lawsuits threaten to derail Musk's Los Angeles tunnel
Lawsuits threaten to derail Musk's Los Angeles tunnel

To rally support, Musk has promised free rides for the public. Another big stakeholder in the Boring project is Los Angeles's Metropolitan Transportation Agency. Tesla-driving Angelenos may soon be able to hop out of their battery-powered auto, board an electric pod in a Boring Co . tunnel and get to the port where SpaceX is about to build mas...

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  • Xbox One S and Xbox One X are Both on Sale
Xbox One S and Xbox One X are Both on Sale

The company announced that the Windows 10 users will now be able to purchase games as gifts for their friends and family directly from the Microsoft Store. Just in case you are not in a mood to make a stockpile of games, option of buying two games in the span of 14 days looks quite cool. That should help in deciding whether gifting a subscripti...

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  • Galaxy Note 9 may have been revealed in this leaked picture
Galaxy Note 9 may have been revealed in this leaked picture

Samsung has used the Galaxy name on its phones for nearly 10 years now, so it has built up some positive branding with the name. Two colour variants red and black are shown in the images of the Galaxy S8 Lite. The S8 Lite is also rumoured to suffer a camera downgrade with a 16MP sensor that, despite having more pixels than the S8's 12MP cam...

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  • European businesses scramble for a way to keep doing business with Tehran
European businesses scramble for a way to keep doing business with Tehran

Unfortunately, many European companies that were willing to do business with Iran also have facilities in the USA, making it impossible for them to ignore America's laws. America's on-again, off-again business blockades against Iran weigh heavily on Western companies that plan to do business in that nation of 82 million, best known overseas for e...

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  • LeBron James becomes NBA postseason steals leader
LeBron James becomes NBA postseason steals leader

Numeral 23 was especially good in the last two regular season meetings against Toronto, netting 35 points and handing out 17 assists without a single turnover in the March 21 victory and doubling-up with 27 points and 10 boards in Cleveland's comeback win at The Q on April 3.

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  • Apple Is Reportedly Introducing New Names For The iPhone Series In 2018
Apple Is Reportedly Introducing New Names For The iPhone Series In 2018

As per reports from December, Apple had raised over $160 million (Rs 1,038 crore) for help in Red's efforts. RED Edition of iPhone 8 , iPhone 8 Plus are available to Sale on Flipkart . Meanwhile, the 64GB model of the iPhone 8 Plus comes with a price tag of Rs.77,560 and the 256GB variant costs Rs.91,110. The stress is most likely overdon...

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  • Instagram enables sharing of multiple pictures, videos on Stories all at once
Instagram enables sharing of multiple pictures, videos on Stories all at once

When you're done, all of the photos and videos in the preview will upload at once in the order you selected them. Once the users select the media, they will see a preview of all photos and videos together. By tapping on a certain button in the camera interface, you'll be able to select more than one picture or video clip to share on your daily s...

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  • Apple rolls out iOS 11.3.1 update for foxing iPhone 8 display
Apple rolls out iOS 11.3.1 update for foxing iPhone 8 display

Apple has designated macOS 10 .13.4 version as Security Update 2018-001. It is worth pointing out here that while Apple has released iOS 11 .3.1 to fix the aftermath display issue, the company is still advising users to opt for authorised repairs.

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  • Google's G Suite redesign draws on AI to kill email clutter
Google's G Suite redesign draws on AI to kill email clutter

Google's intention is to then make the new Gmail switch on by default, but give users to the option to switch back - before finally pulling the plug on the old Gmail entirely. By using the Snooze feature you can put off reading the message until another time or date. Personal Gmail users can opt-in via settings and selecting " try the new ...

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  • Apple offers battery replacement in MacBook Pros
Apple offers battery replacement in MacBook Pros

Those who are eligible can take their MacBook Pro to an Apple retail store, an Apple Authorized Service Provider, or even mail it in for servicing after contacting Apple Support . If you've already swapped out your battery, you can get in touch with the brand about a refund. "Service may take 3-5 days". Additionally, the program doesn't exte...

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