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More juicy details about iPhone 8 discovered in Apple code

Yet more information about the iPhone 8 has been discovered in Apple’s HomePod firmware. We now know the device will have a split status bar designed to fit its edge-to-edge display and tap to wake functionality like its Android-powered rivals.<p>However, the future of Touch ID still looks bleak.<p>It’s …

Mobile Technology

Google refreshes its cloud storage, slashes prices to a new low

The tech giant revamps its cloud storage offerings, introducing a cold storage tier to challenge Amazon Glacier.<p>Google has refreshed its cloud …

Cloud Computing

Nintendo Confirms It Will Debut The NX Tomorrow With A 'Preview Trailer'

If you thought social media couldn’t explode any more than after Rockstar unveiled <i>Red Dead Redemption 2</i> this week, Nintendo has finally revealed when they will announce the long-awaited NX.<p>According to a tweet from Nintendo of America, a “Preview Trailer” will debut at 7 AM PT/10 AM ET tomorrow. …

Nintendo unveils new console, shares slide as features underwhelm

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nintendo Co Ltd offered a sneak preview of a new gaming system that can be used both as a traditional console as well as a handheld device, but a lack of revolutionary features helped send its shares sliding 6 percent.<p>The Nintendo Switch, a new gaming device, is seen in this …

Retrogaming

See how beautiful the world can look through a microscope

A zebra fish “selfie,” a butterfly’s curly proboscis and the fangs of a centipede. Welcome to the beautiful — and sometimes strange — world of photomicrography.<p>Nikon Instruments has unveiled the winners of its annual Small World Contest. The images celebrate the intersection of art and science, …

Want to Raise Down-to-Earth Kids? It Helps to Know a Little Psychology

Know the psychology of how kids become brats so you can effectively fight back.<p>The rap on young people is that they're entitled and narcissistic. They think the world revolves around them and owes them something. They're brats, basically.<p>Is this true?<p>Absolutely not, reply a whole host of …

Psychology

Pre-review: Final Fantasy 15’s first 15 hours

Square’s next epic RPG was worth the wait<p>After all this time, it feels impossible that I’m about to write these words, but here it goes: <i>Final Fantasy 15</i> is good. In its first 15 hours, at least, it’s <i>very</i> good.<p><i>Final Fantasy 15</i> was first announced a whopping <i>ten years ago</i>, at the time going under the …

Learn the Basics of the C Programming Language With This Free PDF

C is one of many programming languages that are useful to learn as a beginner. MagPi, the official Raspberry Pi magazine, put together a book that …

Game of Thrones season 7 spoilers: looks like Jon Snow is meeting up with an old friend

Game of Thrones season 7 is currently filming in Ireland, and everyone's trying to piece together what they've seen on set and behind-the-scenes. …

TV Series

Google's 'DeepMind' AI platform can now learn without human input

DeepMind is now capable of teaching itself based on information it already possesses.<p>In a significant step forward for artificial intelligence, Alphabet’s hybrid system — called a Differential Neural Computer (DNC) — uses the existing data storage capacity of conventional computers while pairing it …

Google now notifies you of the best times to buy cheap flights

Price tracking in time for the holidays<p>Google’s built-in flight-searching tool just got a big improvement with the addition of price notifications. Now, when looking up the cost of future travel plans using its search engine, you may see a card pop up telling you when the fare is expected to expire …

First Elder Scrolls Online Halloween Event Starts Tomorrow

Most of our favorite games are organizing events in this period for Halloween, and for the first time, you can participate in a spooky celebration in …

Reminder: 1 week left to submit your games to the 2017 IGF!

Heads up, devs: Submissions are officially open for the 2017 Independent Games Festival, the signature competition for indie games -- and <b>the deadline</b> …

IndieCade announces list of 2016 award winners

The full list of award winners from this the IndieCade 2016 indie game festival has been released, with Ink Stories’ <i>1979 Revolution: Black Friday</i> …

Xbox One Gains An Email Application

Xbox gamers now have a way to access their email inboxes from within their favorite gaming console, if they are willing to pay the price.<p>Created by …

Batman: Return to Arkham Launches Today on PS4 and Xbox One

Return to Arkham, which costs $50, contains updated versions of last-generation Batman games Arkham Asylum and Arkham City, which were developed by Rocksteady. Both contain "fully remastered and updated" graphics, while all previously released DLC is also included for both games.<p>Return to Arkham …

World of Final Fantasy Demo is Now Live on PlayStation 4

World of Final Fantasy Demo is Live<p>Adventurers can journey into the World of Final Fantasy with the playable demo now available from the PlayStation …

Final Fantasy

Pokemon Sun and Moon demo leaks final starter evolutions, Alolan versions and Pikachu in a hat

Sun and Moon's complete Pokedex appears to have leaked.<p>The demo for Pokémon Sun and Moon released has revealed more about the upcoming RPG than The …

Nintendo NX To Be Revealed At This Friday

At this point, NX and Sombra rumors alike have come dangerously close to outstaying their welcome. But the smell of an imminent reveal is in the …

Legend of Zelda Fans Recreate Link’s Awakening Using Ocarina of Time’s Engine

<b>By Casey</b> . October 17, 2016 . 9:30am<p>Two <i>Legend of Zelda</i> fans have taken on the daunting task of recreating the world of <i>Link’s Awakening</i>, originally …

The Future of Cloud Gaming: More Social, Speedy

When you tell your video-game-loving kids that they have their heads in the cloud, you may not be far from the truth.<p>“I think it’s just magical that you could have a game console in the Cloud,” said Phil Eisler, head of cloud gaming at NVIDIA. “And it just happens, instantly.”<p>Cloud gaming, …

Samsung Officially Introduces the ArtPC Pulse: A High-End, Cylindrical Desktop PC

Despite the complete phase-out of their flagship phablet, the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung is still pushing forward in developing and innovating …

Galaxy Note

For the First Time, Researchers Bridge Quantum Computers on a Single Chip

Maybe building a full-scale quantum computer is just a matter of linking a bunch of small ones.<p>Despite the rapid emergence of mobile devices and cloud computing, it's still intuitive to think of computers as relatively self-contained systems. And, as self-contained systems, they can be relied on to …

Raspberry Pi Compute Module Included In A Selection Of New NEC 2017 Displays (video)

Eben Upton Raspberry Pi Founder has this week announced via the official Raspberry Pi website that NEC will be launching a range of new displays in …

Is Open Source Design a Thing?

(Last Updated On: October 13, 2016)<p>The prowess and power of Open Source is undeniable. From servers, to the desktop, mobile, to the underpinnings of …

Web Design

Bash 101: History of Bash and Terminal

This article serves to introduce Bash for our “Learning Bash” series.<p>A very powerful tool included with every Mac computer, Terminal is a command …

Asynchronous Scraping with Python

Previously, I've written about the basics of scraping and how you can find API calls in order to fetch data that isn't easily downloadable.<p>For …

Code used in developing Facebook, Google, Windows, Apple's OS, Linux, Adobe & others

Top software and the programming language in which they are written<p>We always hear that this programming language is good or that is better. We get …

Programming

Building D3 Components with React

D3 is a powerful library for creating visualizations with JavaScript. While it allows a high-level of customizations, it can be challenging to create …