Microsoft's head is in the clouds

While the Xbox and Surface units are more interesting to us here at Engadget, Microsoft continues to rake in huge money from its enterprise-focused "intelligent cloud" offering, of which Azure is a major factor. Subscribers can play Game Pass t... More..

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New cheaper MacBook, Mac Mini, iMacs all leak through European agency listing
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

New cheaper MacBook, Mac Mini, iMacs all leak through European agency listing

Note: As more rumours appear over the next couple days leading up to Apple's event, this story will be updated . Apple cemented its new "notch" theme on the iPhones this year, and its upcoming event will do th...More..

McLaren's New $2.25 Million Hypercar Sold Out Before It Was Even Announced
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

McLaren's New $2.25 Million Hypercar Sold Out Before It Was Even Announced

That said, a third of the run was sold to American customers, meaning those that bring the vehicle here will need to apply for a show and display exemption. The vehicle has "interwoven carbon titanium depositio...More..

The Galaxy A6S is the first Samsung not made by Samsung
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

The Galaxy A6S is the first Samsung not made by Samsung

This new report states that Samsung won't be including a in-display fingerprint reader due to technological constraints and that the handset's display will be "coated with a film" rather than glass. The mov...More..

Aryaka Announces Expanded Cloud Offerings with Oracle FastConnect
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Aryaka Announces Expanded Cloud Offerings with Oracle FastConnect

The capabilities are being used to power a new " expense reporting assistant ", which is basically a chatbot for improving control and audit compliance by processing expenses with greater efficiency and accurac...More..

Oracle enhances blockchain cloud portfolio
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Oracle enhances blockchain cloud portfolio

The EPYC platform also offers more than 269 Gb/s memory bandwidth, the highest recorded by any instance in the public cloud. Using Oracle Cloud Platform and Oracle Cloud Applications , customers including Offi...More..

Xiaomi unveils Mi MIX 3
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Xiaomi unveils Mi MIX 3

On the photography side, you get the same pair of 12-megapixel rear cameras as the ones on the Mi 8 - f/1.8, four-axis OIS plus a 1.4um Sony IMX363 sensor for wide angle, and f/2.4 plus a 1um Samsung S5...More..

Google brings Google Lens tech to Image search experience
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Google brings Google Lens tech to Image search experience

The Lens technology , derived from the company's various deep learning projects that teach computers to recognize objects in photos, can tell people what breed of dog their beloved pooch may be by scanning...More..

Google’s New Home Hub Release Today to Buy Now
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Google’s New Home Hub Release Today to Buy Now

Google Home Hub is £139 and available from the Google Store , Currys PC World, John Lewis, and Argos. The Home Hub that was unveiled earlier this month to take on the likes of Amazon Echo Show and Faceb...More..

by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Samsung updates display for its Windows Mixed Reality headset, introduces HMD Odyssey+

The rest of the features are carried over from the first Odyssey . However, the company has gone to great pains to illustrate how it's taking user feedback into account. Samsung is claiming it's figured out a ...More..

Rockstar unveils Red Dead Redemption 2 companion app
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Rockstar unveils Red Dead Redemption 2 companion app

The Red Dead Redemption 2 companion app is now on track for October 26, 2018, alongside the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 release. Officially the game doesn't launch until midnight in your region. Aside fr...More..

Here's What's New In Facebook's Revamped Messenger
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Here's What's New In Facebook's Revamped Messenger

First and foremost is the Chats tab . A lot of this was learned through studying user behavior, said Loredana Crisan, a product design lead for Facebook Messenger . As a result, you may not see Messeng...More..

Samsung and Apple handed huge fines for slowing down smartphones
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Samsung and Apple handed huge fines for slowing down smartphones

Have you ever felt that your device feels slower after you upgrade to a newer OS version? The firm apologized for its actions and cut battery replacement costs. Apple and Samsung have each been hit with multi...More..

Fallout 76 Factions Revealed, Including The Enclave
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Fallout 76 Factions Revealed, Including The Enclave

In the note, Bethesda explains some background on Fallout 76 , and how this game is completely different from what the publisher has attempted in the past. In a recent tweet, Bethesda announced that the first ...More..

Updated 2019 Audi R8 revealed
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Updated 2019 Audi R8 revealed

Refinements to the car's traction and stability controls on the range-topping model reduce braking distances from 100 kph (62 mph) by nearly five feet, and from 200 kph (124 mph), by nearly five meters (16 feet...More..

Google fix for Pixel 3 disappearing photos bug coming soon
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Google fix for Pixel 3 disappearing photos bug coming soon

Earlier, the user had to swipe out a side menu and pick the mode they want individually, but with the latest update they can swipe to the left or the right from the screen and select them accordingly without ...More..

Google makes it easier to wipe your search history
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Google makes it easier to wipe your search history

With all the criticisms Google continues to receive in regards to privacy , the company announced a new tool that offers privacy controls and makes it easier for you to understand what data Google collects. "A...More..

Huawei Mate 20 Pro launch - South African pricing and details
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Huawei Mate 20 Pro launch - South African pricing and details

It's not the Galaxy Note 9 either, with its handsome Infinity Display and built-in stylus, or the upcoming OnePlus 6T that will probably deliver the fastest Android experience around. We knew this already , ...More..

by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 Day One Patch Confirmed by Rockstar

Both Android and iOS devices are getting an interactive " Red Dead Redemption 2 " map on October 26, developer Rockstar Games announced this week . Where it gets really clever is its ability to overlay info an...More..

Google News bug chews up massive amounts of data in the background
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Google News bug chews up massive amounts of data in the background

Big companies like T-Mobile and Spotify use these services to figure out when people uninstall their apps, but they're not alone. According to the report , millions of Android phone owners who downloaded the...More..

HTC's Blockchain Phone Unveiled: The Case of Exodus
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

HTC's Blockchain Phone Unveiled: The Case of Exodus

It costs BTC 0.15 or ETH 4.78, which is around Dollars 960. HTC has finally introduced its dedicated blockchain-enabled smartphone - the Exodus 1 with top-of-the-line internals created to enhance secur...More..

Apple sends out invites for iPad Pro event on October 30th
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Apple sends out invites for iPad Pro event on October 30th

The company also just yesterday introduced a new USB-C magnetic charger for its Apple Watch showing its readiness to accept Type-C as a charging port. So, the biggest takeaway from the company's event this ...More..

Qualcomm introduces 11nm Snapdragon 675 with new CPU
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Qualcomm introduces 11nm Snapdragon 675 with new CPU

It supports up to 8GB of RAM and has Qualcomm Adreno 612 GPU for gaming . The Snapdragon 670 arrived in August, promising enhanced AI performance and the usual performance improvements. The company claims ...More..

Devil May Cry 5's Most Expensive Edition Costs $8,600
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Devil May Cry 5's Most Expensive Edition Costs $8,600

Capcom has announced three fairly expensive Ultra Limited Edition bundles for Devil May Cry 5 . However, if you want to don the coat worn by series favourite Dante, you'll have to fork over around £6,100. Ju...More..

Fortnite tweets hint at upcoming Halloween-themed 'Fortnitemares'
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Fortnite tweets hint at upcoming Halloween-themed 'Fortnitemares'

The hand in the image is clearly holding a Revolver of some sort, but that weapon isn't actually in the game's battle royale mode at this time. The delay is in order to to provide more time for the team to "get...More..

Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Listing Just a Placeholder
by | Monday, October 22, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Listing Just a Placeholder

That doesn't mean that a PC version is never going to launch, however. In that screenshot, we see a release date of December 31, 2019 listed, though that's commonly used as a placeholder when retailers haven't ...More..

New Call of Duty
by | Monday, October 22, 2018

New Call of Duty

You'll earn progress toward these cosmetic items by playing the game regularly. An absent single player storyline and a PC network exclusive on Battle.net have worked in favour of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 ,...More..

Apple to launch iPad and lower-cost MacBook on October 30
by | Monday, October 22, 2018

Apple to launch iPad and lower-cost MacBook on October 30

Several question marks remain ahead of the product launch with potential surprise announcements including the delayed AirPower charger, according to The Verge . A change of venue may also be in place to matc...More..

Days Gone Delayed to Avoid Horde of New Releases on PS4
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Days Gone Delayed to Avoid Horde of New Releases on PS4

Days Gone was delayed to 2019 in March, but once Sony revealed its February 22 release date at E3, several publishers did the same for their AAA titles. A handful of other games got some release date upda...More..

Spotify Premium update lets you listen to endless playlist of similar music
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Spotify Premium update lets you listen to endless playlist of similar music

What just happened? Spotify's latest update, rolling out now on Android and iOS , borrows a key feature from streaming music pioneer Pandora . The new Premium has more streamlined navigation , offer...More..