• Instagram now lets you post landscape, portrait photo albums
Instagram now lets you post landscape, portrait photo albums

This is a welcome addition to the photo albums feature announced in February earlier this year as you no longer need to crop the images down to a square format. There are some other new updates as well that have remained a little more under the radar. Although this new feature has not rolled out to all Instagram users just yet, it should be g...

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  • Fitbit launches its first health and fitness smartwatch
Fitbit launches its first health and fitness smartwatch

Fitbit is jumping headfirst into the smartwatch market with the newly announced Ionic . For health enthusiasts, Ionic offers personalised workouts which adapt to feedback from users. Fitbit has also teamed with Adidas in an effort to develop a Fitbit Ionic special edition device and training programs in 2018. This year saw Fitbit lose its to...

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  • Warhammer Vermintide 2 announced
Warhammer Vermintide 2 announced

The second game sounds much like the first title in that co-operative play is still a thing against an onslaught of enemies. It doesn't take long to see that Warhammer: The End Times - Vermintide for PS4 was certainly not constructed with consoles in the forethought; it's quite the afterthought, and it painfully shows.

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  • Shovel Knight: King of Cards sauntering onto Switch early 2018
Shovel Knight: King of Cards sauntering onto Switch early 2018

We will update this story as more information is made available. Earlier this year, Yacht Club Games restructured the way in which they sell Shovel Knight and rebranded the full game as Shovel Knight : Treasure Trove . This new chapter includes four new worlds and 30 new courses that tell the tale of King Knight's ascension to the throne ...

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  • Acer just announced an 18-core CPU, quad-GPU gaming desktop monster
Acer just announced an 18-core CPU, quad-GPU gaming desktop monster

All of that hardware is crammed inside a black and silver chassis, and has customizable RGB lighting along the sides and front bezel and a big window to show off the innards. This also allows for much higher native refresh rates, with this monitor set to deliver a blazing fast 200Hz and just a 4ms response time. The Predator Cestus 500 gaming mou...

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  • Apple partnering with Accenture for business apps on iOS
Apple partnering with Accenture for business apps on iOS

Accenture will also help customers migrate from legacy applications onto more modern iOS software . There is a general misconception that Apple is strictly about consumer tools, but the fact is that the company has a big presence in the enterprise just by the sheer number of iPhones and iPads in the business world.

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  • Samsung Gear IconX 2018 edition brings Bixby to the ears
Samsung Gear IconX 2018 edition brings Bixby to the ears

The refreshed fitness-focused band will hit stores for $199 (or regional equivalent) and be up for pre-order right away on August 31, with a full retail launch on September 15. The Gear Fit2 Pro uses the Super AMOLED 1.5-inch display to provide real-time updates and smartphone notifications. In a particularly clever touch, you can opt for a wat...

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  • Sonic Mania on PC Uses Denuvo DRM - So You Can't Play Offline
Sonic Mania on PC Uses Denuvo DRM - So You Can't Play Offline

Still, this is a pain in the backside, and shouldn't be necessary for a ye olde styled 16 bit platformer with no essential online components. The anti-tamper DRM has helped companies to prevent their games from being cracked-at least temporarily-in the past.

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  • Attention, all students! The OnePlus Student Program is A+
Attention, all students! The OnePlus Student Program is A+

You will have to register and prove that you are now a student, which likely means you'll need an active.edu account or something similar. Login to Student Beans - register yourself if you don't have an account - and verify that you're a student.

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  • Google Assistant Is Coming to a Bunch of New Speakers
Google Assistant Is Coming to a Bunch of New Speakers

It'll also work with Panasonic's Music Control app. No word yet on pricing. There's also the TicHome Mini, a tiny little portable speaker from a Chinese company called Mobvoi . Amazon created the smart speaker category in 2015 with the Echo, which is powered by the company's own voice-assistant Alexa. The lineup included refrigerators, dishwashe...

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  • Dacia Duster - Frankfurt debut for updated SUV
Dacia Duster - Frankfurt debut for updated SUV

The grille is new, for example, as are the headlights, which are split into three sections. On the flanks, the higher belt line adds to the impression of strength and safety. At the rear, Dacia's rear lighting styling - four red stacked squares - has now been adapted for Duster. Dacia will reportedly launch the updated Duster to the United King...

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  • Xiaomi Confirms Mi Mix 2 Launching On Sept. 11 In Beijing
Xiaomi Confirms Mi Mix 2 Launching On Sept. 11 In Beijing

Powering all this hardware would be a 3400mAh battery unit and out of the box, the Mi MIX 2 is likely to run Android v.7.1.1, Nougat under the company's proprietary MIUI skin. Xiaomi has mostly been quiet about the rest of the specifications of the Mi Mix 2, but previous rumors and leaks have already painted a promising picture for the upcoming dev...

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  • Step Inside The Stunning 2018 Bentley Continental GT
Step Inside The Stunning 2018 Bentley Continental GT

The W12 engine generates 626 horsepower and 664 lb.ft. of torque. Exterior styling of the new Conti is more aggressive, sculpted and muscular - indeed, it appears both lower and wider than its predecessor, though its dimensions are largely similar.

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  • BlackBerry's all-touch, water-proof device in October
BlackBerry's all-touch, water-proof device in October

The company claims that 50 percent of the BlackBerry KEYone units have been bought by business for their employees whereas the remaining 50 percent have been by people who use it as a work phone through the (BYOD - Bring Your Own Device program).

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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Flaunts Its 6.3-Inch Screen With Dual Cameras
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Flaunts Its 6.3-Inch Screen With Dual Cameras

The update on AT&T bound devices is headed to devices like Samsung Galaxy S7 , Galaxy S7 Edge , Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note Edge . The leaked information points towards the Thailand launch and price, but the question is when - if at all - Samsung will launch its affordable dual camera smartphone in India.

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  • Nintendo Switch Will Get A production Boost During Holiday Season
Nintendo Switch Will Get A production Boost During Holiday Season

The report by The Wall Street Journal suggests that Nintendo is intentionally limiting Nintendo Switch production to artificially manufacture hype, an allegation that the company has heard multiple times in the past not just for the hybrid console, but also for its previous products.

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  • The upcoming Sonos smart speaker to support 'multiple voice platforms'
The upcoming Sonos smart speaker to support 'multiple voice platforms'

Honestly? If there was any company out there that could unite a divided smart assistant speaker world, Sonos is it. The new Sonos Smart Speaker is condenamed S13 and it will apparently be similar to the Amazon Echo devices. Sonos is nearly certainly going to throw its hat in the smart speaker ring on October 4, when it's hosting an event in NYC. ...

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  • All Aston Martins to be available as hybrids
All Aston Martins to be available as hybrids

A similarly bold announcement was made by Volvo earlier this summer; however, in this case Aston Martin will continue to sell non-hybrid versions of its cars as an option. Electric motors are great for low-end torque, for example. With battery technology having progressed since the concept was first shown in 2015, it may have a bit more range on ...

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  • Fallout 4's Creation Club armor has free counterparts - and fans prefer them
Fallout 4's Creation Club armor has free counterparts - and fans prefer them

Now that it's finally here, let us know your thoughts on Bethesda's Creation Club . According to Bethesda, the Fallout 4 version of Creation Club may be coming sooner than anyone expected. All new for both games created mostly by Bethesda, other development parents, and external community creators. For reference, the Hellfire armor costs 500...

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  • Google Maps makes it easier to find parking with your phone
Google Maps makes it easier to find parking with your phone

It's hard enough getting where you want to go, but parking, once you get there, can be a trial in and of itself. In fact, there are two Google Maps parking features available in the app. The parking difficulty is gauged by machine learning , so it might not be correct every time, but at least having a ballpark is a step in the right direction.

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