Iron Man game in development at EA and Motive Studio

What you need to know Electronic Arts and Motive Studio are working on an Iron Man game.  The game is in pre-production, and will be a third-person single-player adventure. Motive Studios previously developed Star Wars: Squadrons, and is working on the upcoming Dead Space remake. More Marvel games are on the way, with Electronic Arts […]

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Samsung’s next-gen Galaxy A54, A34, and A14 are deep in development

Q4 is just around the corner, and according to a new report, Samsung’s next-gen mid-range Galaxy A phones for 2023 are now deep in development. They’ll hit the shelves as the Galaxy A14, Galaxy A34, and Galaxy A54. The Galaxy A14 carries model number SM-A146B and has 5G connectivity. The exact chipset model it carries […]

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New MacBook Pros With M2 Pro and M2 Max Chips Now ‘Well Into Development’

Apple’s next-generation 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models with M2 Pro and M2 Max chips are “well into development and testing,” and there is still a chance the notebooks will be released later this year, according to Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman. In his “Power On” newsletter today, Gurman said Apple plans to release the new MacBook […]

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Gurman: Apple Finished iOS 16 Development Last Week Ahead of Planned September 7 Event

Apple engineers wrapped up development of the initial version of iOS 16 last week, according to Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman. This likely means that Apple has no major new features or changes planned for the remaining iOS 16 betas and will instead focus on bug fixes in the final weeks before the software update is publicly […]

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Snap stops development of its Snapchat Pixy selfie drone

According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, the Snap Inc. Pixy (a flying selfie drone) will cease further development. The Pixy is a $230 mini drone that can take selfies and land in your hand. It sends over footage and photos wirelessly to the Snapchat app on your phone to be posted to […]

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Microsoft game development kit update can improve performance on Xbox Series S

What you need to know Microsoft, like other console manufacturers, continues to improve its game development kits, improving the tools available for game developers.  The Xbox Series X has 16GB of RAM, with 13.5GB for games to use, while the Xbox Series S has 10 GB of RAM, with 8 GB for games to use. […]

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Why Low-Code/No-Code is the Key to Faster Engineering

In traditional software development, everything has to be coded by hand. This makes software engineering a time-consuming process preserved for skilled programmers. It’s also often tricky to make changes once the software is in production. As a result, companies have been looking for ways to speed up the process. One of the solutions that has […]

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Job listing suggests the Gears 6 campaign has entered development

What you need to know Development on the Gears 6 campaign appears to have started based on a new Microsoft job listing. The listing indicates that The Coalition, the developers of the Gears of War series, are looking for a Lead Mission Designer. Gears 6 is expected to follow up on where the story of […]

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An Xbox job listing suggests Gears 6 has entered development

What you need to know Development on the Gears 6 campaign appears to have started based on a new Microsoft job listing. The listing indicates that The Coalition, the developers of the Gears of War series, are looking for a Lead Mission Designer. Gears 6 is expected to follow up on where the story of […]

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Microsoft moves to new Windows development cycle with major release every three years, feature drops in between

Microsoft is shifting to a new engineering schedule for Windows which will see the company return to a more traditional three-year release cycle for major versions of the Windows client, while simultaneously increasing the output of new features shipping to the current version of Windows on the market. The news comes just a year after […]

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Russian invasion continues to have ‘trickle-down effect’ on game development, even outside Ukraine

“The truth is, no one is prepared for such a situation as a manager. We had to react quickly,” Gameloft GM and CFO Alexandre de Rochefort says. As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues, the presence of international sanctions is sending ripples across every aspect of the world, and threatens a key part of the video […]

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Apple Watch’s Rumored Low Power Mode ‘Still in Development’ for watchOS 9

In his Power On newsletter today, Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman said an expanded Low Power Mode is still in development for the Apple Watch and on track for release around the same time as the public release of watchOS 9 later this year. While the Apple Watch already features a Power Reserve mode that displays only […]

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Windows 10 app development catches up to Windows 11 with rollout of WebView2 Runtime

What you need to know Microsoft recently started rolling out the WebView2 Runtime to consumer devices running Windows 10. The WebView2 Runtime allows developers to embed web content into applications. The developer control is built directly into Windows 11, but has required extra work to deploy in Windows 10 apps up to this point. Microsoft […]

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WhatsApp’s animated heart emoji under development for Android

A new feature is under development for WhatsApp users on Android. After making the animated beating heart emoji available to some iOS users in beta back in January, WhatsApp quickly pulled down this feature within a few weeks. While the reason for disabling the feature for iOS users is unknown, WhatsApp users on Android who […]

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Python for Machine Learning: A Tutorial

Python has become the most popular data science and machine learning programming language. But in order to obtain effective data and results, it’s important that you have a basic understanding of how it works with machine learning. In this introductory tutorial, you’ll learn the basics of Python for machine learning, including different model types and […]

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Best Performance Testing Tools for 2022

Using performance testing tools, developers and IT teams can catch performance issues early and adjust the application and its compute and network resources to optimize performance and eliminate bottlenecks. Performance testing tools can determine an application’s speed and stability under various workloads to help devs and sysadmins make sure it meets requirements. Table of Contents […]

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Apple iPhone 14 development delayed by weeks due to lockdowns in China

According to the latest Nikkei Asia report, Apple suppliers in China are behind track on development for one of its iPhone 14 series models due to ongoing COVID lockdowns across the country. Based on info from unnamed sources close to the matter, Apple has urged suppliers to speed up component development in a bid to […]

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Tips for Writing the Perfect Business Requirements Document

A comprehensive business requirements document clearly defines a project. Done well, a business requirements document will do a lot of the heavy lifting for a project team, like managing expectations, setting standards, celebrating achievements, and ensuring success. Here are the essential elements to include in a business requirements document, plus best practices and scope limitations […]

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Motivating and Retaining Your Development Team

These days, skilled software developers are expected to design, create, install, test, and maintain software applications. Combining these demands with the pressures of an always-evolving technology toolkit and looming deadlines often leads to high turnover and burnout rates among software development team members. Therefore, stakeholders need to learn how to motivate their development teams to […]

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Samsung completes development of its new 200MP camera, expected to come with Galaxy S23 Ultra

Samsung unveiled its 200MP ISOCELLL HP1 camera last September, but it hasn’t used it on any of its smartphones yet. And while we await more details from Samsung about its first 200MP camera smartphone, Korean publication ETNews claims that Samsung has finished developing its new 200MP camera sensor, which is expected to be used on […]

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