Monthly Archives: June 2017

'GTA Online' update brings new multiplayer mode and patriotic swag

Rockstar’s new update for Grand Theft Auto Online is (mostly) all about Independence Day, a holiday Americans will be celebrating through the weekend and, some, until Tuesday. The goods, which are now live, include an adversary mode dubbed “Dawn Raid,” where two teams of up to six people can parachute into a combat zone and […]

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Snapchat bought the AR location intellectual property of startup Drop

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Snap Map is Snapchat’s plan to tie together its online content with ways to augment your offline reality, and it’s got the patent to back it up. Augmented reality location startup Drop tells TechCrunch that Snap Inc. acquired its intellectual property in 2015, including its “Location-based messaging” patent. In 2013, Drop developed an app that would let […]

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10 best gaming laptops 2017: top gaming notebook reviews

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That HTC Vive sale may be tempting, but it means nothing without a capable enough rig. That’s where the best gaming laptops come in. In 2017, we’re always on the move, though we need our computers to be every bit as powerful as they are portable – you know, so we can take advantage of […]

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How to use Feedback Assistant to report bugs in the betas of macOS High Sierra and iOS 11

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Apple’s public beta program is designed to get a larger pool of people testing the new operating system—more users, more devices, more edge cases, and hopefully a lot more feedback. Submitting bug reports and comments to Apple is your solemn duty as a beta tester, and Apple actually listens to and responds to those reports. […]

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2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS Release Date, Price and Specs – Roadshow

Earlier in June, the 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS made its first public appearance at the E3 video-game convention, since it’s the cover car for Forza Motorsport 7. But Porsche wouldn’t acknowledge its existence — until today, that is. The 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS is officially the fastest and most powerful street-legal 911 ever […]

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Facebook News Feed change demotes sketchy links overshared by spammers

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Technically, Facebook can’t suspend people’s accounts just for sharing 50-plus false, sensational or clickbaity news articles per day. It doesn’t want to trample anyone’s right to share. But there’s nothing stopping it from burying those links low in the News Feed so few people ever see them. Today Facebook announced an algorithm change that does […]

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Blue Apron tumbles again in its second day as its IPO settles for a down round

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Blue Apron is now down from its IPO price during trading today, falling around 4 percent to around $9.60 — a bit south of its original price. Early in the planning process, Blue Apron was shooting for a price range of between $15 and $17, which would have helped it raise even more money and […]

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HP EliteBook x360 G2 review: The ultra-fast and stylish Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 rival

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If 2016 was the year of the detachable Surface Pro-style laptop, 2017 is rapidly turning into the rear of the ultra-sleek 2-in-1. The HP EliteBook x360 G2 is the latest challenger and it’s a fine example of the breed. It’s clad in smart, matte silver aluminium, packed with high-spec internals and, just like the Dell […]

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6 team collaboration tools for Apple iOS users

Collaboration is critical in today’s super-connected business environments, but not every enterprise is ready or able to deploy high-end solutions, fortunately there are a range of excellent collaboration tools that should help productivity workers of any kind, no matter what size the enterprise. Collaboration super-powered: Slack I’ve been a fan of Slack since it surfaced […]

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Best Google Home tips & tricks

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A smart speaker that places the power of Google Search and its associated services in your home and from which all the family can benefit, Google Home is one of the best new consumer devices to hit the UK this year. (Also see our full Google Home review.) If you haven’t already bought one, and aren’t already […]

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