Category: Tech News

‘Far Cry 5’ Trailer Shows Off A New Look For The Franchise (Video)

Ubisoft's Far Cry franchise has been a fan favorite over the years with a unique storyline and gameplay that set it apart from much of the competition. However, most of the stories took place overseas in different locations which though beautiful gave the game a less relatable feel. This time around, Far Cry 5 takes place in the USA, more specifically in Hope County, Montana. Throughout the campaign, you'll fight alongside local allies to take back the County and “resist” the opposition to “liberate” the region. Check out the trailer below or pre-order Far Cry 5 from Amazon before...

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Amazon Has Reverted Back To Selling Apple TV & Chromecast Devices

A few years ago, Amazon pulled competing media devices like Google's Chromecast and the Apple TV primarily because they did not natively support streaming on Amazon's ‘Prime Video' streaming platform. This upset Google and Apple, but Amazon stayed its course with the decision until this week when the e-commerce giant has reportedly confirmed the return of selling these two devices. This decision is a large one and surprisingly late as they could have seized some more sales for the holiday shopping season. The timing coincides with Google's action last week which blocked access to YouTube on Amazon's Echo Show...

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Google Assistant Comes To Older Android Devices Running ‘Lollipop’

When Google launched their ‘Assistant' voice technology for their Android operating system, consumers using the latest devices were able to take immediate benefit. However, even after the latest updates running older devices prior to Marshmallow (Android 6.0) were still left without this luxury. However, the Big G has now changed this with an announcement that Assistant is now available for those running Lollipop (Android 5.0) as well. The roll-out has begun this morning in several countries with support for more than just English. Beyond this, Google Assistant is also rolling out to tablets running supported operating systems over the...

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Apple To Buy ‘Shazam’ Music Recognition Service For $400M

When Apple opened up their App Store on their budding iOS platform, many developers arose which created iconic mobile applications that gained massive popularity and are still relevant today. Shazam was one of these genius ideas which allows your phone to recognize a song based off just a few seconds of listening to the music. Earlier today, Apple announced that they acquired Shazam in a deal rumored to be valued at $400M. Business Insider spoke with an Apple spokesperson who said: “We are thrilled that Shazam and its talented team will be joining Apple. Since the launch of the App...

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Macphun’s Aurora HDR 2018 Named ‘Best Mac App’ Of 2017

Each year Apple chooses to reward their top developers with the titles for creating the best apps for iOS or Mac of that current calendar year. In the past, we covered when ‘Affinity Photo‘ won the best Mac app for 2015 due to their stellar alternative to Adobe's Photoshop and Lightroom. Another creative software was awarded this distinction this year when Apple chose Aurora HDR 2018 as the Best Mac App of the Year for 2017. This is the newest version of the software which launched in 2015 and also the first version to come to both Mac and PC...

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Epic Games ‘Fortnite’ Battle Royale Title Adds 100-Person Team Deathmatch

When PUBG launched, the popularity of the battle royale genre exploded even more than it has in the past through titles like H1Z1. After reaching huge milestones for their release on Steam's ‘Early Access' program, other companies began to adapt their games to include battle royale modes. A prime example of this has been Fortnite a title from Epic Games that launched as a co-operative sandbox survival concept in July of this year and then quickly took on a new standalone mode dubbed Fortnite Battle Royale back in September. So far the title's battle royale version has been the bigger deal racking...

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