May 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Nintendo is introducing cloud saves when Nintendo Switch Online launches in September. “Save your data online for easy access,” reads the announcement on Nintendo’s website. “Details about this feature will be available before the paid service launches in September.” Nintendo Switch Online will cost $3.99 USD for a one month subscription, $7.99 USD for three months, $19.99 USD for a year, and $34.99 for a Family Membership, which allows up to eight Nintendo Account holders to use the service on different systems. Your subscription will give you access to online play, the Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app, and 20 classic NES…

May 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Cortana can see you. Maybe. A mysterious, cone-shaped device, shown in a demo Monday at Microsoft’s Build event in Seattle, hinted at a big leap in capability for the company’s digital assistant: the ability to see and identify people.In the ruthless war among Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri, and Google’s Assistant, this is a feature we haven’t yet seen from the competition. What we don’t know is what this prototype is, and whether it will ever come out.Microsoft’s official, overshadowed demonstration showed us the conference room of the future. Microsoft incorporated Cortana, the Surface Hub, and Skype’s translation and transcription features,…

May 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

It seems the official E3 Twitter account has possibly outed Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s Zombies mode ahead of its official reveal. “What’s lurking around the corner of @Treyarch’s next Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Zombies experience?,” the tweet reads. “Come hear the history of Call of Duty Zombies from the creators themselves at #E3Coliseum! Get your gamer pass today and be there. Purchase at http://e3expo.com  #E32018.” Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

May 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

It appears as though we may be getting a new Zelda game sooner than we think, as Nintendo has posted a job listing seeking an experienced level designer for The Legend of Zelda series. Initially translated by twitter user 黒凧 BlackKite, IGN has confirmed that the listing is indeed accurate. The job is for the company’s Kyoto headquarters and entails dungeon creation, enemy design, events, and field (or map) creation. Due to the location and amount of group work required in the position, the listing affirms that applicants must be confident in their abilities to communicate in Japanese. Continue reading…Powered…

May 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

A Fortnite player has created a calculator to help estimate the run time from any point on the map, helping make getting caught in the storm a thing of the past. Reddit user Yogsther created the tool in an effort to help players review their paths from previous matches and to help get an idea of paths for future games. The calculator allows you to place points anywhere on the map to pinpoint the distance between each marker and the time needed to get from one place to another. A grid can be toggled on and off, and grabbing a midpoint…

May 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Amazon and Microsoft announced a surprising partnership last fall, allowing the digital assistants for the two companies—Alexa and Cortana, respectively—to work together. Microsoft’s partnership with Alexa failed to appear by the end of 2017 as promised, however. During its Build conference keynote, Microsoft revealed that the collaboration is moving ahead, but it still remains in a limited beta. Megan Saunders, the general manager for Microsoft Cortana, appeared on stage with Tom Taylor, the senior vice president for Amazon’s Alexa, to demonstrate how the two devices will interact. Put simply, Cortana will run on Alexa devices, while you’ll be to call Alexa from within…

May 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

iOS 11 delivers innovative features and the redesigned App Store to hundreds of millions of customers around the world. Your apps can deliver more intelligent, unified, and immersive experiences with Core ML, ARKit, new camera APIs, new SiriKit domains, Apple Music integration, drag and drop for iPad, and more. Starting July 2018, all iOS app updates submitted to the App Store must be built with the iOS 11 SDK and must support the Super Retina display of iPhone X.Learn more about submitting iOS apps to the App StorePowered by WPeMatico

May 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Anthem is an upcoming online action RPG/third-person shooter for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. It’s developed by BioWare and published by Electronic Arts. In the lead-up to launch, we’ve compiled all the news, trailers, and rumors about Anthem, from initial teases to its official announcement at E3 2017 to now. Here’s everything you need to know about Anthem. Release date: Q1 2019 Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Developer: BioWare Publisher: Electronic Arts Genre: Multiplayer action RPG/third-person shooter Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico