Daily Archives: February 6, 2019

Apple retail head Angela Ahrendts departs

Angela Ahrendts, the head of Apple’s retail stores, is to leave the company in April after five years in the role. The former Burberry CEO was appointed in 2014, tasked with overhauling Apple’s retail presence ahead of the launch of the Apple Watch. Her experience in the world of fashion …

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Luigi’s Mansion 3 release date, news, and features

It’s been six long years since Nintendo last released a game in the Luigi’s Mansion series, and with fans beginning to give up hope of another, the announcement that a sequel will hit Nintendo Switch in 2019 is very welcome news indeed. Announced with a trailer during a Nintendo Direct …

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Google blocked 100m spam Gmail messages using AI

Google’s Gmail is used by 1.5bn people each month with 5m businesses using the service as part of G Suite and one of the biggest draws of the service is its built-in security protections. Through the use of machine learning (ML), the company is able to block 99.9 percent of …

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Ghost of Tsushima: release date, trailers and news

First announced at 2017’s Paris Games Week, Ghost of Tsushima is a brand new IP from Sucker Punch which will be exclusive to PlayStation 4.  Though Sucker Punch is largely known for the inFamous games, the developer is departing quite significantly from the inFamous formula with this new game. Saying …

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The Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti all but confirmed by retail listings

At this point, it almost seems certain that the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti is real, especially when this rumored graphics card has just appeared both on retail and within testing software code. Four different versions of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti have appeared on four different Russian retail …

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First leaked Oculus Rift S details reveal slight upgrades so far

The rumored Oculus Rift S virtual reality (VR) headset reportedly has rather minor upgrades in the works so far, further affirming rumors that the device will not focus on visual experience upgrades but rather quality-of-life improvements. UploadVR reports to have found evidence of this within the Oculus PC app’s user …

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Facebook is building a unified messaging system for businesses

Social media giant Facebook is reportedly building a unified messaging for business feature that will allow companies to access and manage Instagram Direct messages alongside Facebook Messenger messages. Last month, The New York Times reported that the company was planning to unite the back-end technology running Instagram, Facebook Messenger and …

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Spotify spends over $200 million securing podcasting future

Podcasts have enjoyed a popularity boost in recent years, with weekly listening numbers reaching a high of 48 million in the US in 2018 – and Spotify has taken notice. The streaming giant has announced that it has acquired not one, but two podcast-related companies, in a bid to become …

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