Apple’s rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro may arrive this year – sans OLED display

Back in February, we first reported that Apple is considering a 16-inch MacBook Pro with a totally new design, and while a more recent rumor suggested that it might not arrive until 2020 (or 2021), yet another piece of speculation has cropped up which believes it actually will ship this year, as reported by Forbes.…


PUBG Lite Pre-Registration Begins in India, Here’s How to Register and get Free Rewards

PUBG Lite for PC is finally heading its way to India along with a bunch of more countries in the Asian region. After launching in countries like Hong Kong, Taiwan, Brazil and Bangladesh, the lightweight version of the game was confirmed to be released in one of the biggest markets for the battle royale game.…


What Are Snapchat Subscriptions? How To Subscribe, Unsubscribe

In an effort to make users happier with the newly redesigned Snapchat the company has been trying to make new updates to the app. Some users have struggled to adjust to the app, which has even impacted Snap financially. Users have struggled to find their friends in the app, as well as the stories and content…


Facebook made an AI that convincingly turns one style of music into another

Facebook AI Research (FAIR) scientists yesterday unveiled a neural network capable of translating music from one style, genre, and set of instruments to another. Soon, you won’t have to blow your own horn; you can just whistle to an AI and it’ll turn your song into the symphony or dance hit of your dreams. The…


Google Maps is getting augmented reality directions and recommendation features

Google showed off new features for Google Maps at I/O today, including an augmented reality Street View mode to help you follow directions in real time, along with personalized recommendations to help you discover places in your neighborhood. The new AR features combine Google’s existing Street View and Maps data with a live feed from your phone’s…


Google adding 30 languages to Assistant by year’s end

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Google Assistant, the search giant’s answer to Alexa that lives on Android smartphones, tablets, and Google Home speakers, will expand to more languages over the course of the year, to cover 95 percent of all eligible Android smartphones, Google announced this morning. It will also soon become multilingual – meaning users who speak more than one language…


Google Assistant had a good CES

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started writing about Google Assistant before I’d even fully unpacked. The company had posted up a week-long residency with a profile to rival any in Vegas that first week of January. Celine Dion at Caesar’s, David Copperfield at the MGM Grand, Google at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The company wallpapered the Vegas monorail and plastered…


Apps help you to keep your New Year’s resolutions

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“Losing weight” and “exercising more” are among the most popular goals. A sizeable percentage of Americans also aim to “be a better person.” TechCrunch reviewed apps that are designed to help people stay on track with these plans. Here are a few that will help you remain focused in 2018. 8fit There are countless fitness…


The 39 games we can’t wait to play in 2018

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How do you follow a year like 2017? While the last 12 months have been awful in many respects, when it comes to new game releases it’s been among the best years in recent memory. Debating our favorite titles from 2017 was particularly contentious, with experiences like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Persona 5, Nier Automata, Horizon…


Amazon buys smart camera and doorbell startup Blink

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Amazon’s smart home ambitions continue to expand today with the acquisition of Blink, a startup behind battery-powered connected cameras and doorbells. Blink started out with a Kickstarter campaign in 2014 and launched its promised smart camera at the beginning of 2016. Blink’s big draw is that its cameras are supposed to last for two years with just a pair of…